WVC 20 - 2 - 36
§20-2-36. When license, related documents, and picture
identification to be carried; using license of
another; transferring license to another.
(a) A person who is required by this article to be licensed
may not hunt, take, pursue, trap for, kill, catch or chase for
sport any wild animal or wild bird; or fish for, take, kill or
catch any fish or amphibians of any kind whatsoever in this state
unless he or she shall have on his or her person: (1) A valid
license issued to him or her, or other proof that a valid license
has been issued to him or her in accordance with this article; (2)
all applicable stamps, permits, and written consents required by
this article; (3) a driver's license, passport, or picture
identification issued to him or her by his or her state of
residence; and (4) a certificate of training or other proof of
hunter safety education as required by section thirty-a of this
As an alternative to the identification required by subsection
(a)(3) of this section, the name, address and birthdate of a
licensee under the age of fifteen years may be established by the
averment of an accompanying licensed adult.
(b) It is unlawful for any person to use at any time any
license other than those valid licenses legally issued to him or
her in accordance with this article.
(c) Except as expressly provided by this article, it is
unlawful for any person to transfer a license to any other person.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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