H. B. 2992
(By Mr. Speaker, Mr. Kiss, and Delegates Pino,
Stalnaker, Amores, Poling, Varner, Stemple and Beach)
March 11, 2005
; referred to the
Committee on the Judiciary.]
A BILL to amend and reenact §61-3E-10 of the Code of West Virginia,
1931, as amended, relating to adding operations of clandestine
drug labs to the crime of wanton endangerment involving
destructive devices, explosive materials, or incendiary
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That §61-3E-10 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended,
be amended and reenacted to read as follows:
ARTICLE 3E. OFFENSES INVOLVING EXPLOSIVES.
§61-3E-10. Wanton endangerment involving destructive devices,
explosive materials or incendiary devices or
operations of clandestine drug labs; penalty.
Any person who wantonly performs any act with a destructive
device, explosive material or incendiary device, or participates in
the operation of a clandestine drug lab which creates substantial
risk of death or serious bodily injury to another
shall be is
guilty of a felony and, upon conviction thereof, shall be committed
to the custody of the Division of Corrections for not less than two years nor more than ten years or fined not more than ten thousand
dollars, or both.
NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to add the operation of
clandestine drug labs to the crime of wanton endangerment involving
destructive devices, explosive materials or incendiary devices.
Strike-throughs indicate language that would be stricken from
the present law, and underscoring indicates new language that would