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WEST VIRGINIA CODE

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CHAPTER 30. PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS.

ARTICLE 14. OSTEOPATHIC PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS.

§30-14-12. Offenses; penalties.

(a) Each of the following acts constitutes a misdemeanor, punishable upon conviction by a fine of not less than $1,000 nor more than $10,000:

(1) The obtaining of or an attempt to obtain a license or permit to practice in the profession for money or any other thing of value, by fraudulent misrepresentation;

(2) The making of any willfully false oath or affirmation whenever an oath or affirmation is required by this article; and

(3) Advertising, practicing or attempting to practice under a name other than one’s own.

(b) Any person who practices or attempts to practice osteopathic medicine without a license or permit is guilty of a felony and, upon conviction, shall be fined not more than $10,000, or imprisoned in a correctional facility for not less than one year nor more than five years, or both fined and imprisoned.

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