WVC 29 - 22 B-1707
§29-22B-1707. Criminal penalty for possession of altered or
nonconforming video lottery terminal, device or
(a) A person who possesses any video lottery terminal that is
not a video gambling machine or possesses any other device,
equipment or material which the person knows has been manufactured,
distributed, sold, tampered with or serviced in violation of the
provisions of this article is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon
conviction thereof, shall for a first conviction be confined in a
county or regional jail not more than one year and fined not less
than one thousand dollars nor more than five thousand dollars,
except that, in the case of a person other than an individual, the
amount of the fine imposed may be not less than five thousand
dollars nor more than twenty-five thousand dollars.
(b) A second and each subsequent offense under this section
shall be a felony and, upon conviction thereof, the person shall be
confined in a state correctional facility for a term of not less
than one year nor more than three years and fined not less than
five thousand dollars nor more than twenty-five thousand dollars,
except that in the case of a person other than an individual, the
fine may not be less than fifty thousand dollars nor more than one
hundred thousand dollars.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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