(a) When, as a result of an investigation under this article or otherwise, the board has reason to believe that a person has knowingly violated the provisions of this article, the board may bring its information to the attention of the attorney general or other appropriate law-enforcement officer who may cause appropriate criminal proceedings to be brought.
(b) Any person who knowingly violates any provision of this article is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction thereof, shall be fined not more than two thousand five hundred dollars or confined in the county or regional jail not more than one year, or both fined and imprisoned.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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