§60-6-12. Transportation of alcoholic liquors into or through
state; permits; bond of permittee.
The commission may adopt regulations governing the
transportation of alcoholic liquors, lawfully acquired, within,
into or through the state in quantities in excess of one gallon as
it may deem necessary to confine such transportation to legitimate
purposes and may issue transportation permits in accordance with
such regulations, collect a fee therefor, and shall require each
person to whom such a permit is issued to furnish a bond in such
form and amount and with such surety as the commission shall
direct, conditioned that he will exercise the privileges granted by
such permit in conformity with the provisions of this chapter and
the regulations of the commission, or in default thereof forfeit to
the state school fund the sum of one hundred dollars for each
breach recoverable by motion upon ten days' notice in any court
having jurisdiction of the parties.
A person who, without authorization under this chapter,
transports alcoholic liquors in quantities in excess of one gallon
or in any amount for the purpose of sale or in any amount
manufactured or acquired contrary to the provisions of this
chapter, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction
shall be fined not less than one hundred nor more than five hundred
dollars, or confined in jail not to exceed one year, or both such
fine and imprisonment for the first offense. Upon conviction of a
second or subsequent offense, he shall be guilty of a felony and
confined in the penitentiary of this state for a period of not less
than one nor more than three years.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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