§19-3-5. Penalty; moneys collected to be deposited in "general marketing fund."
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.