HB2303 SFA Smith 4-4

Leslie 7874

 

Senator Smith moved to amend the bill by striking out the title and substituting therefor a new title, to read as follows:

Eng. Com. Sub. for House Bill 2303--A BILL to amend and reenact 22-15A-4 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to the criminal offense of littering, clarifying that no person may place, deposit, dump throw or cause to be placed, deposited, dumped or thrown any litter on the private property of another, increasing criminal penalties for littering in an amount not exceeding one hundred pounds in weight or twenty-seven cubic feet in size, increasing criminal penalties for littering in an amount greater than one hundred pounds in weight or twenty-seven cubic feet in size, but less than five hundred pounds in weight or two hundred sixteen cubic feet in size, modifying the penalties for littering greater than five hundred pounds in weight or two hundred sixteen cubic feet in size or any amount which had been collected for commercial purposes, increasing penalties for second or subsequent violations for littering in an amount not exceeding one hundred pounds in weight or twenty-seven cubic feet in size, increasing penalties for second or subsequent violations for littering in an amount greater than one hundred pounds in weight or twenty-seven cubic feet in size, but less than five hundred pounds in weight or two hundred sixteen cubic feet in size and increasing civil penalties for littering, requiring magistrates or municipal court judges to consult with prosecuting attorneys before dismissing charges.

 

 

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