§4-5-1. Commission continued as "commission on special
investigations"; composition; appointment and terms of
The purchasing practices and procedures commission, heretofore
created, shall continue in existence but on and after the effective
date of this section shall be named and designated the "commission
on special investigations." The commission shall continue to be
composed of five members of the Senate, to be appointed by the
president thereof, no more than three of whom shall be from the
same political party; and five members of the House of Delegates,
to be appointed by the speaker thereof, no more than three of whom
shall be appointed from the same political party: Provided,
in the event the membership of a political party is less than
fifteen percent in the House of Delegates or Senate, then the
membership of that political party from the legislative house with
less than fifteen percent membership may be one from that house.
The commission shall be headed by two cochairmen, one to be
selected by and from the members appointed from the Senate, and one
to be selected by and from the members appointed from the House of
Delegates. All members of the commission shall serve until their
successors shall have been appointed as heretofore provided.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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