§61-8-26. Permitting children to sing, dance or act in dance
house, etc.; penalty.
Any person, having the care, custody, or control of any minor
child under the age of fifteen years, who shall in any manner sell,
apprentice, give away or permit such child to sing, dance, act, or
in any manner exhibit it in any dance house, concert saloon,
theater or place of entertainment where wines or spirituous or malt
liquors are sold or given away, or with which any place for the
sale of wines or spirituous or malt liquors is directly or
indirectly connected by any passageway or entrance, and any
proprietor of any dance house whatever, or any such concert saloon,
theater, or place of entertainment, so employing any such child,
shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and, upon conviction thereof,
shall be fined not less than five nor more than one hundred dollars
for each offense.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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