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WVC 29 - 3 C- 9 §29-3C-9. Noncompliance with article; failure to obtain certification; penalty.
(a) Any person performing electrical inspections without being certified pursuant to this article is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction thereof, shall be fined not less than one hundred fifty nor more than five hundred dollars, or confined in the county or regional jail for not more than ninety days, or both; and upon conviction of a second or subsequent offense, shall be fined not less than five hundred dollars nor more than one thousand dollars, or confined in the county or regional jail for not more than ninety days, or both.

(b) Any person who conducts an electrical inspection without the required certification is subject to being issued a citation or a civil action in the name of the state in the circuit court of the county where the inspection was or is being performed for an injunction. A circuit court by mandatory or prohibitory injunction may compel compliance with the provisions of this article, with the lawful orders of the state fire marshal and with any final decision of the state fire marshal or state fire commission. The state fire marshal shall be represented in all proceedings instituted pursuant to this subsection by the attorney general or his or her assistants.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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