WVC 48 - 2 - 504
§48-2-504. Failure to endorse and return license; penalties.
If a person who is authorized to celebrate marriages in this
state willfully fails to comply with the provisions of section
2-202, relating to the endorsement and return of a license, his or
her authority must be suspended for a period of not less than six
months nor more than one year. If the person gave bond under the
provisions of section 2-402, the conditions of the bond are deemed
to be broken and the bond must be forfeited as otherwise provided
by law. The county clerk shall notify the prosecuting attorney of
the county of any failure to comply with section 2-202. The
prosecuting attorney shall institute proceedings before the circuit
court to suspend the person's authority to celebrate marriages.
The court shall determine all questions of law and fact.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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