WEST VIRGINIA CODE
§5A-8-7. Duties of administrator.
The administrator shall, with due regard for the functions of
the agencies concerned:
(a) Establish standards, procedures, and techniques for
effective management of records.
(b) Make continuing surveys of paperwork operations and
recommend improvements in current records management practices
including the use of space, equipment and supplies employed in
creating, maintaining, storing and servicing records.
(c) Establish standards for the preparation of schedules
providing for the retention of state records of continuing value
and for the prompt and orderly disposal of state records no longer
possessing sufficient administrative, legal, or fiscal value to
warrant their further keeping.
(d) Select the state records which are essential and determine
their category pursuant to this article. In accordance with the
rules and regulations promulgated by the administrator, each person
who has custody or control of state records shall (1) inventory the
state records in his custody or control; (2) submit to the
administrator a report thereon containing such information as the
administrator directs and containing recommendations as to which
state records are essential; and (3) periodically review his
inventory and his report and, if necessary, revise the report so
that it is current, accurate and complete.
(e) Obtain reports from agencies as are required for the administration of the program.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2015 Regular Session
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