West Virginia Criminal & Traffic Law Manual 2023 Edition

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CURRENT EDITION 2023
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ESTIMATED NEXT EDITION DATE July 31, 2023
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West Virginia Criminal & Traffic Law Manual 2023 Edition

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Features include the most comprehensive presentation of West Virginia’s Criminal Offenses, Criminal Procedure, Motor Vehicle and Traffic Laws, Juvenile Law and Procedure, as well as hundreds of other selected provisions of key related statutes that law enforcement, criminal justice professionals, and attorneys use most often.

Features the most comprehensive presentation of West Virginia’s crimes and their punishment, criminal procedure, motor vehicle and traffic laws, controlled substances, domestic relations, child welfare, as well as extensive key provisions in titles relating to Evidence and Witnesses, Public Safety and Health, Alcoholic Beverages, and hundreds of other key statutes relating to the administration of law enforcement and criminal justice.

(Table of content from 2022 Edition. For informational purposes only)

Summary of Sections Affected by 2022 Legislation
Sections Affected by 2022 Legislation
West Virginia Police Procedure: Arrest, Search and Seizure, and Confession Law

THE CONSTITUTION OF WEST VIRGINIA
   Art. I. § 2
   Art. II. § 6
   Art. III. §§ 4 to 7, 10, 12, 14, 16 to 18
   Art. IV. §§ 6, 9, 10
   Art. VI. §§ 14, 17, 26, 27, 36, 45, 46
   Art. VII. §§ 11, 12
   Art. VIII. §§ 1 to 15
   Art. IX. §§ 1 to 7
CHAPTER 5. GENERAL POWERS AND AUTHORITY OF THE GOVERNOR, SECRETARY OF STATE AND ATTORNEY GENERAL; BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS; MISCELLANEOUS AGENCIES, COMMISSIONS, OFFICES, PROGRAMS, ETC
   Art. 15. White Cane Law, § 5-15-9
CHAPTER 7. COUNTY COMMISSIONS AND OFFICERS
   Art. 7. Compensation of Elected County Officials, §§ 7-7-7, 7-7-7a, 7-7-14, 7-7-14a
   Art. 8. Jail and Jailer, §§ 7-8-1 to 7-8-14
   Art. 10. Humane Officers, §§ 7-10-1 to 7-10-5
   Art. 14. Civil Service for Deputy Sheriffs, §§ 7-14-1 to 7-14-21
   Art. 14A. Deputy Sheriffs’ Tort Liability, §§ 7-14A-1 to 7-14A-4
   Art. 14B. Civil Service for Correctional Officers, §§ 7-14B-1 to 7-14B-23
   Art. 14C. Deputy Sheriffs; Procedure for Investigation, §§ 7-14C-1 to 7-14C-5
CHAPTER 8. MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS
   Art. 10. Powers and Duties of Certain Officers, §§ 8-10-1 to 8-10-2b
   Art. 12. General and Specific Powers, Duties and Allied Relations of Municipalities, Governing Bodies and Municipal Officers and Employees; Suits Against Municipalities, §§ 8-12-5g, 8-12-7, 8-12-16b, 8-12-16c
   Art. 14. Law and Order; Police Force or Departments; Powers, Authority and Duties of Law-Enforcement Officials and Policemen; Police Matrons; Special School Zone and Parking Lot or Parking Building Police Officers; Civil Service for Certain Police Departments, §§ 8-14-1 to 8-14-24
   Art. 14A. Municipal Police Officers and Firefighters; Procedure for Investigation, §§ 8-14A-1 to 8-14A-5
   Art. 34. Judicial Review, § 8-34-1
CHAPTER 9. HUMAN SERVICES
   Art. 5. Miscellaneous Provisions, §§ 9-5-4, 9-5-5
   Art. 7. Fraud and Abuse in the Medicaid Program, §§ 9-7-1 to 9-7-9,
   Art 8. Charity Food Banks [Repealed]
   Art 8. Eligibility and Fraud Requirements for Public Assistance, §§ 9-8-1, 9-8-3, 9-8-8.
CHAPTER 11. TAXATION
   Art. 9. Crimes and Penalties, §§ 11-9-1 to 11-9-17
   Art. 16. Nonintoxicating Beer, §§ 11-16-3, 11-16-18 to 11-16-22
   Art. 17. Tobacco Products Excise Tax Act, §§ 11-17-19 to 11-17-19c, 11-17-20, 11-17-20a
CHAPTER 14. CLAIMS DUE AND AGAINST THE STATE
   Art. 2A. Compensation Awards to Victims of Crimes, §§ 14-2A-1 to 14-2A-29
   Art. 2B. Distribution of Crime Profits, §§ 14-2B-1 to 14-2B-11
CHAPTER 15. PUBLIC SAFETY
   Art. 1I. The Child Protection Act of 2006, §§ 15-1I-1, 15-1I-2
   Art. 2. West Virginia State Police, §§ 15-2-1 to 15-2-56
   Art. 2A. West Virginia State Police Retirement System, §§ 15-2A-1 to 15-2A-23
   Art. 2B. DNA Data, §§ 15-2B-1 to 15-2B-16
   Art. 2C. Central Abuse Registry, §§ 15-2C-1 to 15-2C-9
   Art. 3. Communication Systems for Police Purposes, §§ 15-3-1 to 15-3-10
   Art. 3A. Amber Alert Plan, §§ 15-3A-1 to 15-3A-7
   Art. 3B. Silver Alert Plan, §§ 15-3B-1 to 15-3B-6
   Art. 3C. Blue Alert Plan, §§ 15-3C-1 to 15-3C-7
   Art. 3D. Missing Persons Act, §§ 15-3D-1 to 15-3D-9
   Art. 5. Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, § 15-5-19b
   Art. 9. Governor’s Committee on Crime, Delinquency and Correction, §§ 15-9-1 to 15-9-7
   Art. 9B. Sexual Assault Examination Network, §§ 15-9B-1 to 15-9B-5
   Art. 9C. West Virginia Sentencing Commission, §§ 15-9C-1 to 15-9C-6
   Art. 10. Cooperation Between Law-Enforcement Agencies, §§ 15-10-1 to 15-10-7
   Art. 10A. Law-Enforcement Re-Employment Act, §§ 15-10A-1 to 15-10A-6
   Art. 11. Payment of Funeral Expenses, §§ 15-11-1, 15-11-2
   Art. 12. Sex Offender Registration Act, §§ 15-12-1 to 15-12-10
   Art. 13. Child Abuse and Neglect Registration, §§ 15-13-1 to 15-13-8
   Art. 14. The Statewide Interoperable Radio Network, §§ 15-14-1 to 15-14-10
CHAPTER 15A. DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS AND PUBLIC SAFETY
   Art. 3. Division of Corrections and Rehabilitation, §§ 15A-3-1 to 15A-3-18
   Art. 4. Corrections Management, §§ 15A-4-1 to 15A-4-21
   Art. 5. Bureau of Prisons and Jails, §§ 15A-5-1 to 15A-5-10
   Art. 6. Bureau of Juvenile Services, §§ 15A-6-1 to 15A-6-5
   Art. 7. Bureau of Community Corrections, §§ 15A-7-1 to 15A-7-6
CHAPTER 16. PUBLIC HEALTH
   Art. 3C. AIDS-Related Medical Testing and Records Confidentiality Act, § 16-3C-2
   Art. 3D. Tuberculosis Testing, Control, Treatment and Commitment, §§ 16-3D-7 to 16-3D-9
   Art. 4. Sexually Transmitted Diseases, § 16-4-5
   Art. 4C. Emergency Medical Services Act, §§ 16-4C-12, 16-4C-19
   Art. 5C. Nursing Homes, §§ 16-5C-15, 16-5C-18, 16-5C-20
   Art. 5D. Assisted Living Residences, §§ 16-5D-15, 16-5D-18
   Art. 5E. Registration and Inspection of Service Providers in Legally Unlicensed Health Care Homes, § 16-5E-6
   Art. 5H. Chronic Pain Clinic Licensing Act, §§ 16-5H-1 to 16-5H-10
   Art. 5N. Residential Care Communities, §§ 16-5N-11, 16-5N-15
   Art. 9A. Tobacco Usage Restrictions, §§ 16-9A-1 to 16-9A-10
   Art. 29B. Health Care Authority, § 16-29B-27
   Art. 47. Alcohol and Drug Overdose Prevention and Clemency Act, § 16-47-4
   Art. 54. Opioid Reduction Act, §§ 16-54-1 to 16-54-9
CHAPTER 16A. MEDICAL CANNABIS ACT
   Art. 1. Short Title, § 16A-1-1
   Art. 2. Definitions, § 16A-2-1
   Art. 3. Medical Cannabis Program, §§ 16A-3-1 to 16A-3-5
   Art. 4. Practitioners, §§ 16A-4-1 to 16A-4-5
   Art. 5. Patients, §§ 16A-5-1 to 16A-5-10
   Art. 6. Medical Cannabis Organizations, §§ 16A-6-1 to 16A-6-13
   Art. 7. Medical Cannabis Controls, §§ 16A-7-1 to 16A-7-6
   Art. 8. Dispensaries, §§ 16A-8-1 to 16A-8-3
   Art. 9. Tax on Medical Cannabis, §§ 16A-9-1 to 16A-9-2
   Art. 10. Administration, §§ 16A-10-1 to 16A-10-6
   Art. 11. Medical Cannabis Advisory Board, §§ 16A-11-1 to 16A-11-2
   Art. 12. Offenses Related to Medical Cannabis, §§ 16A-12-1 to 16A-12-9
   Art. 13. Research Program, §§ 16A-13-1 to 16A-13-8
   Art. 14. Academic Clinical Research Centers, §§ 16A-14-1 to 16A-14-3
   Art. 15. Miscellaneous Provisions, §§ 16A-15-1 to 16A-15-9
   Art. 16. Effective Date, § 16A-16-1
CHAPTER 17. ROADS AND HIGHWAYS
   Art. 16D. Electronic Toll Collection, §§ 17-16D-1 to 17-16D-14
   Art. 19. General Criminal Provisions, §§ 17-19-1 to 17-19-15
   Art. 24A. Disposal of Abandoned Motor Vehicles, Junked Motor Vehicles, and Abandoned or Inoperative Household Appliances, §§ 17-24A-1 to 17-24A-7
   Art. 26. State Road Bonds, § 17-26-7
   Art. 29. Transportation Network Companies, §§ 17-29-8, 17-29-13
CHAPTER 17A. MOTOR VEHICLE ADMINISTRATION, REGISTRATION, CERTIFICATE OF TITLE, AND ANTITHEFT PROVISIONS
   Art. 1. Words and Phrases Defined, § 17A-1-1
   Art. 2. Division of Motor Vehicles, §§ 17A-2-1 to 17A-2-23
   Art. 2A. Uniform Motor Vehicle Records Disclosure Act, §§ 17A-2A-1 to 17A-2A-14
   Art. 2B. Consolidation of the Regulation of the Motor Carrier Industry, §§ 17A-2B-1 to 17A-2B-3
   Art. 3. Original and Renewal of Registration; Issuance of Certificates of Title, §§ 17A-3-1 to 17A-3-27
   Art. 3A. Vehicle Compliance with Federal Clean Air Standards and Vehicle Safety, §§ 17A-3A-2 to 17A-3A-3
   Art. 4. Transfers of Title or Interest, §§ 17A-4-1 to 17A-4-10
   Art. 4A. Liens and Encumbrances on Vehicles to be Shown on Certificate of Title; Notice to Creditors and Purchasers, §§ 17A-4A-1 to 17A-4A-16
   Art. 5. Permits to Nonresident Owners, § 17A-5-1
   Art. 6. Licensing of Dealers and Wreckers or Dismantlers; Special Plates; Temporary Plates or Markers, §§ 17A-6-1 to 17A-6-26
   Art. 6A. Motor Vehicle Dealers, Distributors, Wholesalers and Manufacturers, §§ 17A- 6A-1 to 17A-6A-18
   Art. 6B. License Services, §§ 17A-6B-1 to 17A-6B-13
   Art. 6C. Automobile Auction Businesses, §§ 17A-6C-1 to 17A-6C-17
   Art. 6D. Daily Passenger Rental Car Business, §§ 17A-6D-1 to 17A-6D-17
   Art. 6E. Motor Vehicle Salesperson License, §§ 17A-6E-1 to 17A-6E-14
   Art. 6F. Peer-To-Peer Car Sharing Programs, §§ 17A-6F-1 to 17A-6F-15
   Art. 7. Special Stickers, §§ 17A-7-1 to 17A-7-3
   Art. 8. Special Antitheft Laws, §§ 17A-8-1 to 17A-8-13
   Art. 9. Offenses Against Registration Laws and Suspension or Revocation of Registration, §§ 17A-9-1 to 17A-9-7
   Art. 10. Fees for Registration, Licensing, etc., §§ 17A-10-1 to 17A-10-16
   Art. 11. Penalties, §§ 17A-11-1 to 17A-11-4
   Art. 12. Severability and Effect of Chapter, §§ 17A-12-1, 17A-12-2
CHAPTER 17B. MOTOR VEHICLE DRIVER’S LICENSES
   Art. 1. Words and Phrases Defined, § 17B-1-1
   Art. 1A. Driver License Compact, §§ 17B-1A-1, 17B-1A-2
   Art. 1B. Drivers’ or Chauffeurs’ License Identification of Anatomical Organ Donors, §§ 17B-1B-1 to 17B-1B-4
   Art. 1C. Nonresident Violator Compact, §§ 17B-1C-1 to 17B-1C-4
   Art. 1D. Motorcycle Safety Education, §§ 17B-1D-1 to 17B-1D-9
   Art. 2. Issuance of License, Expiration and Renewal, §§ 17B-2-1 to 17B-2-15
   Art. 2A. Requirement of Compliance with Selective Service Registration, §§ 17B-2A-1, 17B-2A-2
   Art. 2B. License to Operate a Motor Vehicle with Bioptic Telescopic Device, §§ 17B-2B-1 to 17B-2B-11
   Art. 3. Cancellation, Suspension or Revocation of Licenses, §§ 17B-3-1 to 17B-3-13
   Art. 4. Violations of License Provisions, §§ 17B-4-1 to 17B-4-6
   Art. 5. Penalties, §§ 17B-5-1, 17B-5-2
   Art. 6. Effect of Chapter, §§ 17B-6-1, 17B-6-2
   Art. 7. Second Chance Driver’s License Program, §§ 17B-7-1 to 17B-7-11
CHAPTER 17C. TRAFFIC REGULATIONS AND LAWS OF THE ROAD
   Art. 1. Words and Phrases Defined, §§ 17C-1-1 to 17C-1-70
   Art. 2. Obedience to and Effect of Traffic Laws, §§ 17C-2-1 to 17C-2-9
   Art. 3. Traffic Signs, Signals and Markings, §§ 17C-3-1 to 17C-3-10
   Art. 4. Crashes, §§ 17C-4-1 to 17C-4-17
   Art. 5. Serious Traffic Offenses, §§ 17C-5-1 to 17C-5-12
   Art. 5A. Administrative Procedures for Suspension and Revocation of Licenses for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, Controlled Substances or Drugs, §§ 17C-5A-1 to 17C-5A-4
   Art. 5B. Postmortem Tests for Alcohol in Persons Killed in Motor Vehicle Accidents, §§ 17C-5B-1, 17C-5B-2
   Art. 5C. Office of Administrative Hearings, §§ 17C-5C-1 to 17C-5C-5
   Art. 5D. Open Container Laws, §§ 17C-5D-1 to 17C-5D-4
   Art. 6. Speed Restrictions, §§ 17C-6-1 to 17C-6-11
   Art. 7. Driving on Right Side of Roadway, Overtaking and Passing, etc., §§ 17C-7-1 to 17C-7-13
   Art. 8. Turning and Starting and Signals on Stopping and Turning, §§ 17C-8-1 to 17C-8-10
   Art. 9. Right-of-Way, §§ 17C-9-1 to 17C-9-6
   Art. 10. Pedestrians’ Rights and Duties, §§ 17C-10-1 to 17C-10-8
   Art. 10A. Operation of Electric Personal Assistive Mobility Devices, §§ 17C-10A-1, 17C-10A-2
   Art. 11. Operation of Bicycles, Electric Bicycles, and Play Vehicles, §§ 17C-11-1 to 17C-11-8
   Art. 11A. Child Bicycle Safety Act, §§ 17C-11A-1 to 17C-11A-9
   Art. 12. Special Stops Required, §§ 17C-12-1 to 17C-12-9
   Art. 13. Stopping, Standing and Parking, §§ 17C-13-1 to 17C-13-8
   Art. 13A. Diesel-Powered Motor Vehicle Idling Act, §§ 17C-13A-1 to 17C-13A-9
   Art. 14. Miscellaneous Rules, §§ 17C-14-2 to 17C-14-15
   Art. 15. Equipment, §§ 17C-15-1 to 17C-15-50
   Art. 16. Inspection of Vehicles, §§ 17C-16-1 to 17C-16-9
   Art. 17. Size, Weight and Load, §§ 17C-17-1 to 17C-17-14
   Art. 17A. Regulation of the Commercial Transportation of Coal, §§ 17C-17A-1 to 17C-17A-16
   Art. 17B. Transfer of Certain Jurisdiction and Employees to Public Service Commission, §§ 17C-17B-1 to 17C-17B-5
   Art. 18. Penalties, § 17C-18-1
   Art. 19. Parties, Procedure Upon Arrest and Reports in Criminal Cases, §§ 17C-19-1 to 17C-19-10
   Art. 20. West Virginia Turnpike Commission [Abolished], § 17C-20-1
   Art. 21. Effect of Chapter, §§ 17C-21-1, 17C-21-2
   Art. 22. Ridesharing, §§ 17C-22-1 to 17C-22-7
   Art. 23. Funeral Processions, §§ 17C-23-1 to 17C-23-5

   Art. 24. Autonomous Vehicles and Devices, §§ 17C-24-1 to 17C-24-2

   Art. 25. Aviation Related Offenses, §§ 17C-25-1 to 17C-25-11

CHAPTER 17D. MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY RESPONSIBILITY LAW
   Art. 1. Words and Phrases Defined, § 17D-1-1
   Art. 2. Administration of Law, §§ 17D-2-1, 17D-2-2
   Art. 2A. Security Upon Motor Vehicles, §§ 17D-2A-1 to 17D-2A-9
   Art. 4. Proof of Financial Responsibility for the Future, §§ 17D-4-2 to 17D-4-14
   Art. 5. Violation of Provisions of Chapter; Penalties, §§ 17D-5-1 to 17D-5-1 to 17D-5-3
   Art. 6. General Provisions, §§ 17D-6-1 to 17D-6-7
CHAPTER 17E. UNIFORM COMMERCIAL DRIVER’S LICENSE ACT
   Art. 1. Commercial Driver’s License, §§ 17E-1-1 to 17E-1-25
CHAPTER 17F. ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLES
   Art. 1. Regulation of All-Terrain Vehicles, §§ 17F-1-1 to 17F-1-9
CHAPTER 17G. RACIAL PROFILING DATA COLLECTION ACT
   Art. 1. Racial Profiling Data Collection, §§ 17G-1-1 to 17G-1-3
   Art. 2. Analysis of Traffic Stops Study and Annual Report by Director of the Governor’s Committee on Crime, Delinquency and Correction, §§ 17G-2-1 to 17G-2-3

CHAPTER 17H. FULLY AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE ACT

  Art. 1. Fully Autonomous Vehicles, §§ 17H-6-1 to 17H-1-14
CHAPTER 18. EDUCATION
   Art. 8. Compulsory School Attendance, §§ 18-8-1 to 18-8-2, 18-8-6 to 18-8-8, 18-8-10, 18-8-11
CHAPTER 19. AGRICULTURE
   Art. 1A. Division of Forestry, §§ 19-1A-1 to 19-1A-5
   Art. 12E. Industrial Hemp Development Act, §§ 19-12E-1 to 19-12E-11
   Art. 18. General Livestock Trespass Law, §§ 19-18-1 to 19-18-3
   Art. 20. Dogs and Cats, §§ 19-20-6, 19-20-9, 19-20-9a, 19-20-12, 19-20-16 to 19-20-20, 19-20-23, 19-20-24
   Art. 20D. Private Cause of Action for Humane Destruction of a Dog, §§ 19-20D-1 to 19-20D-3
   Art. 34. Dangerous Wild Animals Act, §§ 19-34-1 to 19-34-9
CHAPTER 20. NATURAL RESOURCES
   Art. 2. Wildlife Resources, §§ 20-2-1 to 20-2-64
   Art. 7. Law Enforcement, Motorboating, Litter, §§ 20-7-1 to 20-7-23
   Art. 14. Hatfield-McCoy Regional Recreation Authority, § 20-14-8
CHAPTER 22. ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCES
   Art. 15A. The A. James Manchin Rehabilitation Environmental Action Plan, §§ 22-15A-1 to 22-15A-30
   Art. 22. Voluntary Remediation and Redevelopment Act, §§ 22-22-4, 22-22-12, 22-22-14
CHAPTER 24A. COMMERCIAL MOTOR CARRIERS
   Art. 1. Purposes, Definitions and Exemptions, §§ 24A-1-1 to 24A-1-3
   Art. 1A. Commercial Vehicle Regulation, §§ 24A-1A-1, 24A-1A-2
   Art. 6. Duties and Privileges of Motor Carriers Subject to Regulation of the Commission, §§ 24A-6-1 to 24A-6-7
   Art. 6A. Registration of Interstate Commerce Commission Authority and Identification of Vehicles to be Operated Thereunder, §§ 24A-6A-1 to 24A-6A-15
   Art. 7. Complaints, Damages and Violations, §§ 24A-7-1 to 24A-7-7
CHAPTER 25. DIVISION OF CORRECTIONS
   Art. 1A. West Virginia Prisoner Litigation Reform Act, §§ 25-1A-1 to 25-1A-9
   Art. 4. Centers for Housing Young Adult Offenders, §§ 25-4-10, 25-4-11
CHAPTER 28. STATE CORRECTIONAL AND PENAL INSTITUTIONS
   Art. 1. Commitment of Youthful Male Offenders, § 28-1-8
   Art. 7. Interstate Compact for the Supervision of Adult Offenders, §§ 28-7-1 to 28-7-4
CHAPTER 29. MISCELLANEOUS BOARDS AND OFFICERS
   Art. 3A. Authority of Local Fire Departments, §§ 29-3A-1 to 29-3A-4
   Art. 3E. Fireworks Safety, §§ 29-3E-1, 29-3E-3, 39-3E-5, 29-3E-8, 29-3E-11, 29-3E-13
   Art. 22. State Lottery Act, §§ 29-22-11, 29-22-12, 29-22-27
   Art. 22A. Racetrack Video Lottery, §§ 29-22A-7, 29-22A-16
   Art. 22B. Limited Video Lottery, §§ 29-22B-601 to 29-22B-604, 29-22B-1701 to 29-22B-1714, 29-22B-1801, 29-22B-1805, 29-22B-1807
   Art. 22E. West Virginia Lottery Interactive Wagering Act, §§ 29-22E-18, 29-22E-20, 29-22E-21
CHAPTER 30. PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
   Art. 18. Private Investigative and Security Services, §§ 30-18-1 to 30-18-13
   Art. 24. Qualification of Armed Forces Health Technicians for Civilian Health Occupations, § 30-24-8

   Art. 29. Law-Enforcement Training and Certification, §§ 30-29-5 to 30-29-12
   Art. 30. Social Workers, § 30-30-29
CHAPTER 31A. BANKS AND BANKING
   Art. 4. Banking Institutions and Services Generally, § 31A-4-44
CHAPTER 36. ESTATES AND PROPERTY
   Art. 8A. Unclaimed Stolen Property Held by Law-Enforcement Agencies, §§ 36-8A-1 to 36-8A-7
CHAPTER 46A. WEST VIRGINIA CONSUMER CREDIT AND PROTECTION ACT
   Art. 6B. Consumer Protection — Automotive Crash Parts, § 46A-6B-3
   Art. 6F. Telemarketing, §§ 46A-6F-501 to 46-6F-503, 46A-6F-601, 46A-6F-703
CHAPTER 47. REGULATION OF TRADE
   Art. 2. Trademarks in General, §§ 47-2-14a to 47-2-14d
   Art. 19. Drug Paraphernalia, §§ 47-19-1 to 47-19-8
CHAPTER 48. DOMESTIC RELATIONS
   Art. 10. Grandparent Visitation, § 48-10-1201
   Art. 20. Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act, §§ 48-20-101 to 48-20-404
   Art. 26. Domestic Violence Act, § 48-26-802
   Art. 27. Prevention and Treatment of Domestic Violence, §§ 48-27-101 to 48-27-1105
   Art. 28. Uniform Interstate Enforcement of Domestic Violence Protection Orders Act, §§ 48-28-1 to 48-28-10
   Art. 28A. Address Confidentiality Program, §§ 48-28A-101 to 48-28A-110
CHAPTER 49. CHILD WELFARE
   Art. 1. General Provisions and Definitions, §§ 49-1-101 to 49-1-106, 49-1-201 to 49-1-209
   Art. 2. State Responsibilities for Children, §§ 49-2-124, 49-2-801 to 49-2-814, 49-2-901 to 49-2-913
   Art. 4. Court Actions, §§ 49-4-101 to 49-4-103, 49-4-109 to 49-4-113, 49-4-115, 49-4-203, 49-4-204, 49-4-501, 49-4-601 to 49-4-610, 49-4-701 to 49-4-735, 49-4-801, 49-4-903 to 49-4-904
   Art. 5. Record Keeping and Database, §§ 49-5-101, 49-5-102, 49-5-105
   Art. 6. Missing Children Information Act, §§ 49-6-101 to 49-6-116
CHAPTER 50. MAGISTRATE COURTS
   Art. 1. Courts and Officers, § 50-1-14
   Art. 2. Jurisdiction and Authority, § 50-2-3
   Art. 3. Costs, Fines and Records, §§ 50-3-2 to 50-3-4a
   Art. 4. Procedure Before Trial, §§ 50-4-2, 50-4-2a, 50-4-3, 50-4-6, 50-4-7
   Art. 5. Trials, Hearings and Appeals, §§ 50-5-1, 50-5-2, 50-5-7 to 50-5-11, 50-5-13 to 50-5-15
CHAPTER 51. COURTS AND THEIR OFFICERS
   Art. 1. Supreme Court of Appeals, § 51-1-3
   Art. 2. Circuit Courts; Circuit Judges, § 51-2-2
   Art. 3. Courts in General, § 51-3-19
   Art. 10. Professional Bondsmen in Criminal Cases, §§ 51-10-1 to 51-10-10
   Art. 10A. Bail Bond Enforcers, §§ 51-10A-1 to 51-10A-6
CHAPTER 52. JURIES
   Art. 1. Petit Juries, §§ 52-1-1, 52-1-2, 52-1-7, 52-1-20
   Art. 2. Grand Juries, §§ 52-2-1 to 52-2-16
CHAPTER 53. EXTRAORDINARY REMEDIES
   Art. 4. Habeas Corpus, §§ 53-4-1 to 53-4-11
   Art. 4A. Post-Conviction Habeas Corpus, §§ 53-4A-1 to 53-4A-11
CHAPTER 55. ACTIONS, SUITS AND ARBITRATION; JUDICIAL SALE
   Art. 7. Actions for Injuries, § 55-7-26
   Art. 16. Civil Remedy for Worthless Check, § 55-16-1
CHAPTER 57. EVIDENCE AND WITNESSES
   Art. 2. Writings and Statements of Private Persons, §§ 57-2-1 to 57-2-3
   Art. 3. Competency of Witnesses, §§ 57-3-2 to 57-3-7, 57-3-9, 57-3-10
   Art. 5. Miscellaneous Provisions, § 57-5-2
CHAPTER 59. FEES, ALLOWANCES AND COSTS; NEWSPAPERS; LEGAL ADVERTISEMENTS
   Art. 1. Fees and Allowances, §§ 59-1-11a, 59-1-14
CHAPTER 60. STATE CONTROL OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUORS
   Art. 1. General Provisions, §§ 60-1-1 to 60-1-7
   Art. 2. Alcohol Beverage Control Commissioner, §§ 60-2-1 to 60-2-22
   Art. 3. Sales by Commissioner, §§ 60-3-1, 60-3-12, 60-3-22 to 60-3-26
   Art. 3A. Sales by Retail Liquor Licensees, §§ 60-3A-2 to 60-3A-4, 60-3A-10c, 60-3A-16, 60-3A-18, 60-3A-24, 60-3A-25, 60-3A-25a
   Art. 6. Miscellaneous Provisions, §§ 60-6-1 to 60-6-26
   Art. 7. Licenses to Private Clubs, §§ 60-7-2, 60-7-3, 60-7-6a, 60-7-8a to 60-7-8f, 60-7-12, 60-7-12a
   Art. 8. Sale of Wines, §§ 60-8-2, 60-8-6b to 60-8-6f, 60-8-20 to 60-8-22, 60-8-25, 60-8-30 to 60-8-32, 60-8-34, 60-8-35

   Art. 8A. Manufacture and Sale of Hard Cider, §§ 60-8A-1 to 60-8A-5
   Art. 9. Cigarettes for Export; Imported Cigarettes, §§ 60-9-1 to 60-9-4
CHAPTER 60A. UNIFORM CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ACT
   Art. 1. Definitions, § 60A-1-101
   Art. 2. Standards and Schedules, §§ 60A-2-201 to 60A-2-213
   Art. 4. Offenses and Penalties, §§ 60A-4-401 to 60A-4-418
   Art. 5. Enforcement and Administrative Provisions, §§ 60A-5-501 to 60A-5-509
   Art. 7. West Virginia Contraband Forfeiture Act, §§ 60A-7-701 to 60A-7-707
   Art. 8. Wholesale Drug Distribution Licensing Act of 1991, §§ 60A-8-6, 60A-8-13, 60A-8-14 to 60A-8-16
   Art. 9. Controlled Substances Monitoring, §§ 60A-9-1 to 60A-9-8
   Art. 10. Methamphetamine Laboratory Eradication Act, §§ 60A-10-1 to 60A-10-16
   Art. 11. Clandestine Drug Laboratory Remediation Act, §§ 60A-11-1 to 60A-11-6
CHAPTER 61. CRIMES AND THEIR PUNISHMENT
   Art. 1. Crimes Against the Government, §§ 61-1-1 to 61-1-9
   Art. 2. Crimes Against the Person, §§ 61-2-1 to 61-2-30
   Art. 3. Crimes Against Property, §§ 61-3-1 to 61-3-59
   Art. 3A. Shoplifting, §§ 61-3A-1 to 61-3A-6
   Art. 3B. Trespass, §§ 61-3B-1 to 61-3B-7
   Art. 3C. West Virginia Computer Crime and Abuse Act, §§ 61-3C-1 to 61-3C-21
   Art. 3D. Theft of Cable Television Services, §§ 61-3D-1 to 61-3D-4
   Art. 3E. Offenses Involving Explosives, §§ 61-3E-1 to 61-3E-13
   Art. 4. Forgery and Crimes Against the Currency, §§ 61-4-1 to 61-4-9
   Art. 5. Crimes Against Public Justice, §§ 61-5-1 to 61-5-29
   Art. 5A. Bribery and Corrupt Practices, §§ 61-5A-1 to 61-5A-11
   Art. 6. Crimes Against the Peace, §§ 61-6-1 to 61-6-25
   Art. 7. Dangerous Weapons, §§ 61-7-1 to 61-7-17
   Art. 7A. State Mental Health Registry; Reporting of Persons Proscribed from Firearm Possession Due to Mental Condition to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System; Legislative Findings; Definitions; Reporting Requirements; Reinstatement of Rights Procedures, §§ 61-7A-1 to 61-7A-5

   Art. 7B. The West Virginia Second Amendment Preservation and Anti-Federal Commandeering Act,    §§ 61-7B-1 to 61-7B-10
   Art. 8. Crimes Against Chastity, Morality and Decency, §§ 61-8-1 to 61-8-31

   Art. 8A. Preparation, Distribution or Exhibition of Obscene Matter to Minors, §§ 61-8A-1 to 61-8A-5
   Art. 8B. Sexual Offenses, §§ 61-8B-1 to 61-8B-19
   Art. 8C. Filming of Sexually Explicit Conduct of Minors, §§ 61-8C-1 to 61-8C-11
   Art. 8D. Child Abuse, §§ 61-8D-1 to 61-8D-10
   Art. 8E. Display of Video Ratings or Lack Thereof, §§ 61-8E-1 to 61-8E-3
   Art. 8F. Special Protections for Disabled Children Act of 2022 §§ 61-8F-1 to  §§ 61-8F-7
   Art. 9. Equitable Remedies in Aid of Chastity, Morality and Decency, §§ 61-9-1 to 61-9-11
   Art. 10. Crimes Against Public Policy, §§ 61-10-1 to 61-10-33
   Art. 11. General Provisions Concerning Crimes, §§ 61-11-1 to 61-11-26b
   Art. 11A. Victim Protection Act of 1984, §§ 61-11A-1 to 61-11A-9
   Art. 11B. Criminal Offense Reduction, §§ 61-11B-1 to 61-11B-5
   Art. 12. Postmortem Examinations, §§ 61-12-3 to 61-12-16
   Art. 12A. Fatality and Mortality Review Team, §§ 61-12A-1 to 61-12A-5
   Art. 13. Anti-Organized Criminal Enterprise Act, §§ 61-13-1 to 61-13-6
   Art. 14. Human Trafficking, §§ 61-14-1 to 61-14-9
   Art. 15. Money Laundering, §§ 61-15-1 to 61-15-4
   Art. 16. Use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems, §§ 61-16-1, 61-16-2
CHAPTER 62. CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
   Art. 1. Preliminary Procedure, §§ 62-1-1 to 62-1-12
   Art. 1A. Search and Seizure, §§ 62-1A-1 to 62-1A-11
   Art. 1B. Discovery, §§ 62-1B-1 to 62-1B-4
   Art. 1C. Bail, §§ 62-1C-1 to 62-1C-19
   Art. 1D. Wiretapping and Electronic Surveillance Act, §§ 62-1D-1 to 62-1D-16
   Art. 1E. Eyewitness Identification Act, §§ 62-1E-1 to 62-1E-3
   Art. 1F. Electronic Interception of Person’s Conduct or Oral Communications in Home by Law Enforcement, §§ 62-1F-1 to 62-1F-9
   Art. 1G. Subpoena Powers for Aid of Criminal Investigation Relating to Certain Offenses Against Minors, §§ 62-1G-1, 62-1G-2
   Art. 2. Presentments and Indictments, §§ 62-2-1 to 62-2-25
   Art. 3. Trial of Criminal Cases, §§ 62-3-1 to 62-3-21
   Art. 4. Recovery of Fines in Criminal Cases, §§ 62-4-1 to 62-4-17
   Art. 5. Costs in Criminal Cases, §§ 62-5-1 to 62-5-10
   Art. 6. Miscellaneous Provisions Concerning Criminal Procedure, §§ 62-6-1 to 62-6-8
   Art. 6A. Securing Attendance of Nonresident Witnesses, §§ 62-6A-1 to 62-6A-6
   Art. 6B. Protection and Preservation of Statements and Testimony of Child Witness, §§ 62-6B-1 to 62-6B-6
   Art. 7. Execution of Sentences; Stays, §§ 62-7-1 to 62-7-10a
   Art. 8. Crimes by and Proceedings Against Inmates, §§ 62-8-1 to 62-8-8
   Art. 9. Forms of Indictments, §§ 62-9-1 to 62-9-21
   Art. 10. Prevention of Crime, §§ 62-10-1 to 62-10-9
   Art. 11. Fresh Pursuit, §§ 62-11-1 to 62-11-7
   Art. 11A. Release for Work or Other Purposes, §§ 62-11A-1 to 62-11A-4
   Art. 11B. Home Incarceration Act, §§ 62-11B-1 to 62-11B-13
   Art. 11C. The West Virginia Community Corrections Act, §§ 62-11C-1 to 62-11C-10
   Art. 11D. Heightened Examination and Supervision for Certain Sex Offenders, §§ 62-11D-1 to 62-11D-3
   Art. 11F. Pretrial Release Programs, §§ 62-11F-1 to 62-11F-5
   Art. 12. Probation and Parole, §§ 62-12-1 to 62-12-29
   Art. 13. Corrections Management, §§ 62-13-2 to 62-13-7
   Art. 14. Agreement on Detainers, §§ 62-14-1 to 62-14-7
   Art. 15. Drug Offender Accountability and Treatment Act, §§ 62-15-1 to 62-15-13
   Art. 15A. Addiction Treatment Pilot Program, §§ 62-15A-1 to 62-15A-3
   Art. 15B. Family Drug Treatment Court Act, §§ 62-15B-1, 62-15B-2
   Art. 16. The Military Service Members Court Act, §§ 62-16-1 to 62-16-7
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