WEST VIRGINIA CODE
WVC 5 - 28 - 3
§5-28-3. Commission powers and duties.
(a) The commission shall:
(1) Provide, based upon the collective knowledge and
experience of its members, assistance and advice to public and
private schools, colleges and universities with respect to the
implementation of holocaust education and awareness programs;
(2) Meet with appropriate education officials and other
interested public and private organizations, including service
organizations, for the purpose of providing information, planning,
coordination or modification of courses of study or programs
dealing with the subject of the holocaust;
(3) Compile a roster of individual volunteers who are willing
to share their verifiable knowledge and experiences in classrooms,
seminars and workshops on the subject of the holocaust. The
volunteers may be survivors of the holocaust, liberators of
concentration camps, scholars, members of the clergy, community
relations professionals or other persons who, by virtue of their
experience, education or interest, have experience with the
(4) Coordinate events memorializing the holocaust and seek
volunteers who are willing and able to participate in commemorative
events that will enhance public awareness of the significance of
the holocaust; and
(5) Prepare annual reports for the governor and the
Legislature regarding its findings and recommendations to facilitate the inclusion of holocaust studies and special programs
memorializing the holocaust in educational systems in this state.
(b) The commission may accept and use for the benefit of the
people of West Virginia any gift or devise of any property or thing
which is lawfully given and is authorized to accept state funds as
the same may be appropriated by the Legislature.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2015 Regular Session
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