(a) When, as a result of an investigation under this article or otherwise, the board has reason to believe that a licensee, permitee, registrant or certificate holder has committed a criminal offense under this article, the board may bring its information to the attention of an appropriate law-enforcement official.
(b) Effective July 15, 2009, a person violating a provision of this article is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction thereof, shall be fined not less than $500 nor more than $1,000 or confined in jail not more than six months, or both fined and confined.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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