State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > West-virginia > 61 > 61-8a-4

§61-8A-4. Use of obscene matter with intent to seduce minor.
Any adult, having knowledge of the character of the matter, who knows that a person is a minor and distributes, offers to distribute or displays by any means any obscene matter to the minor, and such distribution, offer to distribute, or display is undertaken with the intent or for the purpose of facilitating the sexual seduction or abuse of the minor, is guilty of a felony and, upon conviction thereof, shall be fined not more than twenty-five thousand dollars, or confined in a state correctional facility for not more than five years, or both. For a second and each subsequent commission of such offense, such person is guilty of a felony and, upon conviction, shall be fined not more than fifty thousand dollars or confined in a state correctional facility for not more than ten years, or both.