WVC 22 - 1 - 16
§22-1-16. Time for commencing proceedings.
Notwithstanding any provision of this code to the contrary, no
action, suit or proceeding for the administrative, civil or
criminal enforcement of any provision of this chapter may be
entertained unless commenced within three years from the date the
right to bring the action, suit or proceeding has accrued. The
limitation of this section applies, but is not limited to, actions,
suits or proceedings for the recovery of any fine, penalty or
forfeiture, pecuniary or otherwise. This section does not apply to
the enforcement of any provision when the violation is part of a
continuing violation and the last act of the continuing violation
occurred within three years from the date of the commencement of
the enforcement action.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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