WVC 47 - 21 - 5
§47-21-5. Annual license; conditions on holding of raffles.
A charitable or public service organization or any of its
auxiliaries or other organizations otherwise affiliated with it,
may apply for an annual license. Only one license per year in
the aggregate may be granted to a charitable or public service
organization and all of its auxiliaries or other associations or
organizations otherwise affiliated with it: Provided,
purposes of this section, the various branches, chapters or
lodges of any national association or organization or local
churches of a nationally organized church are not considered
affiliates or auxiliaries of each other. The commissioner shall
by regulation provide for the manner for determining to which
organization, whether the parent organization, an affiliate or an
auxiliary, the one license allowed under this section is granted.
An annual license is valid for one year from the date of
issuance. No organizations may hold a joint raffle occasion
under any annual licenses.
A licensee shall display its annual raffle license
conspicuously at the location where the raffle occasion is held.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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