§5-11-6. Commission organization and personnel; executive director; offices; meetings; quorum; expenses of personnel


Published: 2015

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WVC 5-11-6

§5-11-6. Commission organization and personnel; executive

director; offices; meetings; quorum; expenses of

personnel.

As soon as practical after the first day of July of each year,

the governor shall call a meeting of the commission to be convened

at the state capitol. The commission shall at such meeting

organize by electing one of its members as chairperson of the

commission and one as vice chairperson thereof for a term of one

year or until their successors are elected and qualified. At such

meeting the commission shall also elect from its membership such

other officers as may be found necessary and proper for its

effective organization.

The governor shall, by and with the advice and consent of the

Senate, appoint an executive director to serve at his or her will

and pleasure. The executive director shall serve as secretary of

the commission. The executive director shall have a college

degree. He or she shall be selected with particular reference to

his or her training, experience and qualifications for the position

and shall be paid an annual salary, payable in monthly

installments, from any appropriations made therefor. The

commission, upon recommendation of the executive director and in

accordance with the requirements of the civil service law, may

employ such personnel as may be necessary for the effective and

orderly performance of the functions and services of the

commission. The commission shall employ an administrative law judge who shall be an attorney, duly licensed to practice law in

the state of West Virginia, for the conduct of the public hearings

authorized in subdivision (3), subsection (d), section eight of

this article.

The commission shall equip and maintain its offices at the

state capitol and shall hold its annual organizational meeting

there. The commission may hold other meetings during the year at

such times and places within the state as may be found necessary

and may maintain one branch office within the state as determined

by the commission to be necessary for the effective and orderly

performance of the functions and services of the commission. Any

five members of the commission shall constitute a quorum for the

transaction of business. Minutes of its meetings shall be kept by

its secretary.

The executive director and other commission personnel shall be

reimbursed for necessary and reasonable travel and subsistence

expenses actually incurred in the performance of commission

services upon presentation of properly verified expense accounts as

prescribed by law.





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