§15-1F-7. Unlawful military organizations.
It shall be unlawful for any body of men whatever, other than
the regularly organized national guard or the troops of the United
States, to associate themselves together as a military company or
organization in this state: Provided,
That the governor may grant
permission to public or private schools of the state to organize
themselves into companies of cadets, and may furnish such cadets,
under proper restrictions, such obsolete ordnance stores and
equipment owned by the state as are not in use by the national
guard. Whosoever offends against the provisions of this section,
or belongs to or parades with any such unauthorized body of men
with arms, shall be punished with a fine of not exceeding one
hundred dollars or imprisoned for a term not exceeding six months.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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