§61-8-20. Keeping or using live birds to be shot at; penalty.
Whoever keeps or uses a live bird to be shot at either for
amusement or as a test of skill in marksmanship, or shoots at a
bird kept or used as aforesaid, or is a party to such shooting, or
lets any building, room, field, or premises, or knowingly permits
the use thereof, for the purpose of such shooting, shall be guilty
of a misdemeanor, and, upon conviction thereof, shall be punished
by fine of not more than fifty dollars or by imprisonment for not
more than one month, or by both. Nothing herein contained shall
apply to the shooting of wild game.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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