§5B-1-1. Department of Commerce; office of Secretary of Department of Commerce


Published: 2015

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WVC 5 B- 1 - 1

§5B-1-1. Department of Commerce; office of Secretary of

Department of Commerce.

(a) The Secretary of Commerce is the chief executive officer

of the department. The Governor shall appoint the secretary, by

and with the advice and consent of the Senate, for the term for

which the Governor is elected. Any reference in this code to the

Bureau of Commerce means the Department of Commerce. Any reference

in this code to the Commissioner of the Department of Commerce

means the Secretary of Commerce. As used in this article,

"secretary" means the Secretary of Commerce and "department" means

Department of Commerce.

(b) The department may receive federal funds.

(c) The secretary serves at the will and pleasure of the

Governor. The annual salary of the secretary is ninety thousand

dollars.





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