§61-7-9. Possession of machine guns, penalties.
It shall be unlawful for any person to carry, transport, or
have in his possession, any machine gun, submachine gun, or any
other fully automatic weapon unless he or she has fully complied
with applicable federal statutes and all applicable rules and
regulations of the secretary of the treasury of the United States
relating to such firearms.
Any person who violates the provision of this section shall be
guilty of a misdemeanor, and, upon conviction thereof, shall be
fined not less than one thousand dollars nor more than five
thousand dollars, or shall be confined in the county jail for not
less than ninety days, or more than one year, or both.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2012 1st Special Session