West Virginia Code
1 - WORDS AND PHRASES DEFINED
2 - DIVISION OF MOTOR VEHICLES
2A - UNIFORM MOTOR VEHICLE RECORDS
2B - CONSOLIDATION OF THE REGULATIO
3 - ORIGINAL AND RENEWAL OF REGISTR
3A - VEHICLE COMPLIANCE WITH FEDERA
4 - TRANSFERS OF TITLE OR INTEREST
4A - LIENS AND ENCUMBRANCES ON VEHI
5 - PERMITS TO NONRESIDENT OWNERS
6 - LICENSING OF DEALERS AND WRECKE
6A - MOTOR VEHICLE DEALERS, DISTRIB
6B - LICENSE SERVICES
6C - AUTOMOBILE AUCTION BUSINESSES
6D - DAILY PASSENGER RENTAL CAR BUS
6E - MOTOR VEHICLE SALESPERSON LICE
7 - SPECIAL STICKERS
8 - SPECIAL ANTITHEFT LAWS
9 - OFFENSES AGAINST REGISTRATION L
10 - FEES FOR REGISTRATION, LICENS
12 - SEVERABILITY AND EFFECT OF CH
CHAPTER 17A. MOTOR VEHICLE ADMINISTRATION, REGISTRATION, CERTIFICATE OF TITLE, AND ANTITHEFT PROVISIONS.
ARTICLE 11. PENALTIES.
It is a misdemeanor for any person to violate any of the provisions of this chapter unless such violation is by this chapter or other law of this state declared to be a felony.
Unless another penalty is in this chapter or by the laws of this state provided, every person convicted of a misdemeanor for the violation of any provisions of this chapter shall be punished by a fine of not more than $500, or by imprisonment for not more than six months, or by both such fine and imprisonment.
Any person who is convicted of a violation of any of the provisions of this chapter herein or by the laws of this state declared to constitute a felony shall be punished by imprisonment for not less than one year not more than five years, or by a fine of not less than $500 nor more than $5,000, or by both such fine and imprisonment.
Justices of the peace shall have concurrent jurisdiction with the circuit, criminal and intermediate courts to enforce the misdemeanor penalties prescribed by this chapter.
§17A-11-4. Authority of members of official highway department weighing crews and Public Service Commission, motor carrier employees.
Employees of the department of highways designated by the commissioner of highways as weight enforcement officers and employees of the Public Service Commission designated by the chairman as motor carrier utility inspectors, shall, during the course of their normal duties, have concurrent jurisdiction with police officers in the enforcement of article nine of this chapter.