§19-3-5. Penalty; moneys collected to be deposited in "general
A commission merchant who violates any of the provisions of
this article shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon
conviction shall be fined not more than one hundred dollars for
the first offense, and not less than one hundred dollars nor more
than two hundred dollars for each subsequent offense. Each
transaction engaged in by an unlicensed commission merchant shall
constitute a separate offense.
All moneys collected under this article shall be deposited
with the treasurer of the state of West Virginia and shall be
kept in a separate fund to be designated as the "general
marketing fund" and reappropriated to the department of
agriculture for the administration of this article.