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WVC 29 - 22 - 14 §29-22-14. Administrative violations of articles; hearing; administrative penalties.
(a) In addition to any criminal penalty imposed under the provisions of this article or any other chapter of this code:

(1) No person shall be appointed, employed or continue to serve in any position or employment with the commission who has been convicted of any violation of this article, or of any felony or any crime related to theft or gambling or involving moral turpitude. The commission shall remove or discharge any person so convicted.

(2) No person shall be licensed as a lottery sales agent nor authorized to act as a lottery retailer who has been convicted of any violation of this article, or of any felony or any crime related to theft or gambling or involving moral turpitude. The commission shall revoke the license or the authority of any person so convicted.

(3) No person shall be permitted to act as vendor to the commission who has been convicted of any violation of this article, or of any felony or any crime related to theft, bribery or gambling or involving moral turpitude. The commission shall deny the privilege of acting as a vendor to the commission for any person so convicted.

(b) Any person aggrieved by any action of the commission under the provisions of this article may in writing to the commission request a hearing which shall be held before the commission or its duly authorized representative. Upon receipt of the request for a hearing, the commission shall set a hearing date within thirty days of the receipt of the request and shall notify the aggrieved party in writing at least seven days in advance of the hearing date of the time, date and place of the hearing. The commission shall issue an order within thirty days after the hearing date, either affirming or reversing the action of the director. The provisions of chapter twenty-nine-a of this code shall apply to such hearings.

(c) After hearing and determination that any provision of this article or rule or regulation of the commission has been violated, the commission may impose a penalty not to exceed one hundred dollars per violation.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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