§4-10-3. Definitions

Published: 2015

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WVC 4 - 10 - 3

§4-10-3. Definitions.

As used in this article, unless the context clearly indicates

a different meaning:

(a) "Agency" or "state agency" means a state governmental

entity, including any bureau, department, division, commission,

agency, committee, office, board, authority, subdivision, program,

council, advisory body, cabinet, panel, system, task force, fund,

compact, institution, survey, position, coalition or other entity

in the State of West Virginia.

(b) "Agency review" means a review performed on agencies of a

department pursuant to the provisions of this article.

(c) "Committee" means the Joint Committee on Government


(d) "Compliance review" means a review for compliance with

recommendations contained in a previous agency review or regulatory

board review conducted pursuant to the provisions of this article

and may include further inquiry of other issues as directed by the

President, the Speaker, the Legislative Auditor, the committee or

the joint standing committee.

(e) "Department" means the departments created within the

executive branch, headed by a secretary appointed by the Governor,

as authorized by the Code of West Virginia.

(f) "Department presentation" means a presentation by a

department pursuant to the provisions of this article.

(g) "Division" means the Performance Evaluation and Research Division of the Legislative Auditor.

(h) "Joint standing committee" means the Joint Standing

Committee on Government Organization.

(i) "Privatize" means a contract to procure the services of a

private vendor to provide a service that is similar to, and/or in

lieu of, a service provided by a state agency.

(j) "Regulatory Board" means a board that regulates

professions and occupations, created under the provisions of

chapter thirty of this code.

(k) "Regulatory Board Review" means a review performed on a

regulatory board pursuant to the provisions of this article.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2015 Regular Session

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