§5A-1-2. Department of Administration and Office of Secretary; secretary; divisions; directors


Published: 2015

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WVC 5 A- 1 - 2

§5A-1-2. Department of Administration and Office of Secretary;

secretary; divisions; directors.

(a) The Department of Administration and the Office of

Secretary of Administration are continued in the executive branch

of state government. The secretary is the Chief Executive Officer

of the department and shall be appointed by the Governor, by and

with the advice and consent of the Senate, for a term not exceeding

the term of the Governor.

(b) The Department of Administration may receive federal

funds.

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

Governor. The annual compensation of the secretary shall be as

specified in section two-a, article seven, chapter six of this

code.

(d) There shall be in the Department of Administration a

Finance Division, a General Services Division, an Information

Services and Communications Division, Division of Personnel and a

Purchasing Division. Each division shall be headed by a director

who may also head any and all sections within that division and who

shall be appointed by the secretary.

(e) There shall also be in the Department of Administration

those agencies, boards, commissions and councils specified in

section one, article two, chapter five-f of this code.

(f) The secretary may establish a Fleet Management Office

within the Department of Administration to:

(1) Manage all motor vehicles and aircraft owned or possessed

by the State of West Virginia or any of its departments, divisions,

agencies, bureaus, boards, commissions, offices or authorities:

Provided, That, such vehicles and aircraft shall not be used for

personal purposes, other than for de minimis personal use;

(2) Administer the rules, including emergency rules,

promulgated under the provisions of sections forty-eight and

forty-nine, article three of this chapter; and

(3) Perform any duties relating to motor vehicles and aircraft

owned or possessed by the State of West Virginia assigned by the

secretary, which duties may include those set out in sections fifty

through fifty-three, article three of this chapter.





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