H. B. 2920
(By Delegate Ellem)
[Introduced March 3, 2009; referred to the
Committee on the Judiciary then Finance.]
A Bill to repeal §61-11-20 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as
amended, relating to crimes and their punishment; and
eliminating the felony conviction for a second or subsequent
conviction of petit larceny.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
ARTICLE 11. GENERAL PROVISIONS CONCERNING CRIMES.
§1. Repeal of section relation to making second conviction of
petit larceny a felony.
§61-11-20 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, is
NOTE: The purpose of this bill is repeal §61-11-20 that makes
a second conviction of petit larceny a felony.
Strike-throughs indicate language that would be stricken from
the present law, and underscoring indicates new language that would