§3-8-5d. Offenses and penalties


Published: 2015

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WVC 3-8-5D

§3-8-5d. Offenses and penalties.

(a) Any person who makes or receives a contribution of

currency of the United States or currency of any foreign country of

more than fifty dollars in value is guilty of a misdemeanor, and,

upon conviction, shall be fined a sum equal to three times the

amount of the contribution.

(b) Notwithstanding any provision of section twenty-four,

article nine of this chapter to the contrary, a criminal

prosecution or civil action for a violation of this article may be

commenced within five years after the violation occurred.

(c) No person required to report under this article shall be

found in violation of this article if any person, firm, association

or committee making a contribution has provided false information

to such person: Provided, That any person, firm, association or

committee who provides false information to a person required to

report under this article is guilty of a misdemeanor and subject to

the penalties provided in section twenty-three, article nine of

this chapter.





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