WVC 5 - 11 - 4
§5-11-4. Powers and objectives.
The commission shall have the power and authority and shall
perform the functions and services as in this article prescribed
and as otherwise provided by law. The commission shall encourage
and endeavor to bring about mutual understanding and respect among
all racial, religious and ethnic groups within the state and shall
strive to eliminate all discrimination in employment and places of
public accommodations by virtue of race, religion, color, national
origin, ancestry, sex, age, blindness or handicap and shall strive
to eliminate all discrimination in the sale, purchase, lease,
rental or financing of housing and other real property by virtue of
race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, blindness,
handicap or familial status.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2012 1st Special Session