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§61-8-27. Unlawful admission of children to dance house, etc.; penalty.

Any proprietor or any person in charge of a dance house, concert saloon, theater, museum, or similar place of amusement, or other place, where wines or spirituous or malt liquors are sold or given away, or any place of entertainment injurious to health or morals who admits or permits to remain therein any minor under the age of eighteen years, unless accompanied by his or her parent or guardian, is guilty of a misdemeanor and, on conviction thereof, shall be punished by a fine not exceeding $200:  Provided, That there is exemption from this prohibition for: (a) A private resort hotel and private golf club licensed pursuant to article seven, chapter sixty of this code and in compliance with subdivision (8), subsection (f), section two of said article; or (b) a private club with more than one thousand members that is in good standing with the Alcohol Beverage Control Commissioner, that has been approved by the Alcohol Beverage Control Commissioner and which has designated certain seating areas on its licensed premises as nonalcoholic liquor and nonintoxicating beer areas, as noted in the licensee’s floorplan.

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