§61-3E-7. Manufacture, purchase, sale, advertising for sale,
transporting or possession or use of a hoax bomb;
possession or use in commission of a felony;
(a) Any person who knowingly manufactures, purchases, sells,
advertises for sale, transports or possesses a hoax bomb with
intent to violate any provision of this code shall be guilty of a
misdemeanor. Any person convicted of a violation of this section
shall be incarcerated in a county or regional jail for not less
than six months nor more than one year, or fined five thousand
dollars, or both.
(b) Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (a) of this
section, any person who possesses or uses a hoax bomb to commit or
attempt to commit any felony shall be guilty of a felony and, upon
conviction thereof, shall be committed to the custody of the
division of corrections for not less than one nor more than ten
years, or fined not more than ten thousand dollars, or both.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
The West Virginia Code Online is an unofficial copy of the annotated WV Code, provided as a convenience. It has NOT been edited for publication, and is not in any way official or authoritative.