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§29-22B-707. Additional duties of service technicians.

In addition to the general duties imposed on all licensees in section 22B-701 of this article, a service technician shall:

(1) Maintain all skills necessary for the timely repair and service of licensed video lottery terminals and associated equipment so as to ensure the continued, approved operation of those terminals;

(2) Attend all commission mandated meetings, seminars and training sessions concerning the repair and maintenance of licensed video lottery terminals and associated equipment;

(3) Promptly notify the commission in writing of any electronic or mechanical video lottery terminal malfunctions; and

(4) Comply with all applicable provisions of this article and rules and orders of the commission.

§29-22B-1707. Criminal penalty for possession of altered or nonconforming video lottery terminal, device or related material.

(a) A person who possesses any video lottery terminal that is not a video gambling machine or possesses any other device, equipment or material which the person knows has been manufactured, distributed, sold, tampered with or serviced in violation of the provisions of this article is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction thereof, shall for a first conviction be confined in a county or regional jail not more than one year and fined not less than $1,000 nor more than $5,000, except that, in the case of a person other than an individual, the amount of the fine imposed may be not less than $5,000 nor more than $25,000.

(b) A second and each subsequent offense under this section shall be a felony and, upon conviction thereof, the person shall be confined in a state correctional facility for a term of not less than one year nor more than three years and fined not less than $5,000 nor more than $25,000, except that in the case of a person other than an individual, the fine may not be less than $50,000 nor more than $100,000.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2017 Regular Session
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