HB4402 S JUDICIARY AMT
The Committee on the Judiciary moved to amend the bill by striking out the title and substituting therefor a new title, to read as follows:
Eng. Com. Sub. for House Bill No. 4402--A Bill to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new section, designated §60-6-26, relating to the conditional discharge for first offense underage purchase, consumption, sale, service, possession of nonintoxicating beer or alcoholic liquor or obtaining nonintoxicating beer or alcoholic liquor by misrepresentation of age; allowing for probation in lieu of conviction under certain circumstances; permitting the court to enter an adjudication upon violation of probation; providing for discharge and dismissal if terms of probation are met; stating the effect of the discharge and dismissal; prohibiting prosecution or penalty for failure of the person to disclose or acknowledge an arrest or trial that was discharged and dismissed pursuant to this section; precluding a person from using the benefits of this section more than once; permitting expungement of records under certain circumstances; requiring payment of regular court costs by persons whose case is disposed of pursuant to this section; and ensuring court costs assessed are distributed according to code.