§5B-2-5. Economic development representatives


Published: 2015

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WVC 5 B- 2 - 5

§5B-2-5. Economic development representatives.

     (a) The executive director may employ economic development

representatives to be paid a base salary within legislative

appropriations to the West Virginia Development Office, subject to

applicable contract provisions pursuant to section four of this

article. Economic development representatives may receive

performance-based incentives and expenses paid from private funds

from a nonprofit corporation contracting with the West Virginia

Development Office pursuant to the provisions of section four of

this article. The executive director shall establish job

descriptions and responsibilities of economic development

representatives, subject to the provisions of any contract with a

nonprofit corporation entered into pursuant to section four of this

article.

     (b) Notwithstanding any provision of this code to the

contrary, economic development representatives employed within the

West Virginia Development Office are not subject to the procedures

and protections provided by articles six and six-a, chapter

twenty-nine of this code. Any employee of the West Virginia

Development Office on the effective date of this article who

applies for employment as an economic development representative is

not entitled to the protections of article six, chapter twenty-nine

with respect to hiring procedures and qualifications; and upon

accepting employment as an economic development representative, the

employee relinquishes the protections provided for in article two, chapter six-c and article six, chapter twenty-nine of this code.





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