WEST VIRGINIA CODE
§3-2-36. Crimes and offenses relating to applications for
registration or change of registration; penalties.
(a) A person who willfully provides false information
concerning a material matter or thing on an application for
registration or change of registration, under oath, affirmation or
attestation, shall be deemed guilty of perjury; one who induces or
procures another person to do so shall be deemed guilty of
subordination of perjury.
(b) A person who knowingly offers any application for
registration or transfer of registration when the applicant therein
is not qualified to register or transfer his registration, or any
person who knowingly administers an oath or affirmation to an
applicant for registration or change of registration when the
application contains false information concerning a material matter
or thing, or any person who falsely represents that an oath or
affirmation was executed by an applicant for registration or change
of registration, shall be guilty of a felony and, upon conviction
thereof, shall be imprisoned in the penitentiary not less than one
year nor more than three years, or fined not less than five
hundred dollars nor more than five thousand dollars, or both fined
and imprisoned, or, in the discretion of the court, be confined in
the county jail for not more than one year, or fined not less than
five hundred dollars nor more than five thousand dollars, or both
fined and imprisoned.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2015 Regular Session
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