WVC 15 - 1 F- 6
§15-1F-6. Unlawful wearing of uniforms.
Any person who shall wear any uniform or any device, strap,
knot, or insignia of any design or character, used as a
designation of grade, rank or officer, such as are by law or
regulations, duly promulgated, prescribed for the use of the
national guard, or similar thereto, except members of the army or
navy of the United States or the national guard of this or any
other state, members of associations wholly composed of soldiers
honorably discharged from the service of the United States, or
the members of the order of sons of veterans, shall be guilty of
a misdemeanor, and, on conviction thereof, shall be fined not
less than ten nor more than one hundred dollars; and any member
of the national guard who shall, when not on duty, wear any such
uniform or equipment issued by the state without the permission
of his commanding officer, shall be subject to a fine of not more
than fifty dollars.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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