Acts, 1990 Reg. Sess., Ch. 2.
(1) Furnish janitorial services, which are to be provided by employees of the Department of Administration for the main capitol building, including east and west wings, together with all the departments in the building, or connected with the building, regardless of the budget or budgets, departmental or otherwise, from which the janitorial services are paid, and shall furnish janitorial supplies, light, heat and ventilation for all the rooms and corridors of the buildings: Provided, That nothing in this section shall be construed to prohibit contracts for janitorial services with sheltered workshops. The President of the Senate and Speaker of the House of Delegates, or their respective designees, have charge of the halls and committee rooms of their respective houses and any other quarters at the State Capitol provided for the use of the Legislature or its staff and shall keep the areas properly cleaned, warmed and in good order and shall do and perform any other duties in relation to the areas as either house may require; (2) Landscape and take care of the lawns and gardens; and
(3) Direct the making of all minor repairs to and alterations of the capitol buildings and governor's mansion and the grounds of the buildings and mansion. Major repairs and alterations shall be made under the supervision of the director, subject to the direction of the secretary.
(b) The offices of the assistants and employees appointed to perform these duties shall be located where designated by the secretary, except that they shall not be located in any of the legislative chambers, offices, rooms or halls. Office hours shall be arranged so that emergency or telephone service is available at all times. The hours shall be arranged so that janitorial service shall not interfere with other employment during regular office hours. (c) There is created in the State Treasury a special revenue account to be named the "Capitol Dome and Capitol Improvements Fund". The fund shall consist of moneys received under section ten, article twenty-two-a, chapter twenty-nine of this code and funds from any other source. Moneys in the fund shall be expended for maintenance and repairs of the capitol dome and other capital improvements and repairs to state-owned buildings.
(d) There is hereby created in the State Treasury a special revenue fund to be known as the "Governor's Mansion Fund". The fund shall operate as a special revenue fund whereby all deposits and payments thereto do not expire to the General Revenue Fund, but shall remain in the fund and be available for expenditure in succeeding fiscal years. This Fund shall consist of moneys deposited in the fund pursuant to the provisions of section two-a, article eight, chapter three of this code as well as interest earned on investments made from moneys deposited in the fund. Moneys from this fund shall be expended by the director for enhancement of the governor's mansion subject to the direction of the secretary of administration and the discretion of the Governor: Provided, That any furniture, fixtures and equipment purchased with moneys from the Governor's Mansion Fund are property of the State of West Virginia.
It shall be the duty of any person so appointed and qualified to preserve law and order on any premises under the jurisdiction of the secretary to which he may be assigned by the secretary. For this purpose he shall as to offenses committed on such premises have and may exercise all the powers and authority and shall be subject to all the responsibilities of a deputy sheriff of the county. The assignment of security officers to any premises under the jurisdiction of the secretary shall not be deemed to supersede in any way the authority or duty of other peace officers to preserve law and order on such premises.
The secretary may at his pleasure revoke the authority of any such officer by filing a notice to that effect in the office of the clerk of each county in which his oath of office was filed, and in the case of officers licensed to carry a gun or other dangerous weapon, by notifying the clerk of the circuit court of the county in which the license therefor was granted.
It shall be unlawful at any time to kill or molest in any manner, any animals, birds or fowls on the grounds of the capitol buildings or governor's mansion, except as may be deemed necessary by the secretary for the control or extermination of animals, birds or fowls deemed by him to be pests or a danger to the health and safety. Any person who kills or molests in any manner, or knowingly allows a dog or other animal owned by him to kill or molest in any manner any animals, birds or fowls on the grounds of the capitol buildings or governor's mansion shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and, upon conviction thereof, be fined not less than fifty dollars nor more than five hundred dollars or, in the discretion of the court, be imprisoned in the county jail for not more than six months, or both such fine and imprisonment.
It shall be unlawful for any person to knowingly allow a dog owned by him to be upon the grounds of the capitol buildings or governor's mansion unless such dog is under control by leash. Any person who knowingly allows a dog owned by him to be upon the grounds of the capitol buildings or governor's mansion while not under control by leash shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and, upon conviction thereof, be fined not less than twenty-five nor more than one hundred dollars.
It shall further be unlawful for any person to knowingly allow a dog or other animal owned by him or under his control to defecate upon the grounds of the capitol buildings or governor's mansion. In the event that a dog or other animal owned by or under the control of a person defecates upon the grounds of the capitol buildings or governor's mansion, the person shall remove such defecation. Any person who knowingly allows a dog or other animal owned by him or under his control to defecate upon the grounds of the capitol buildings or governor's mansion and who subsequently fails to remove said defecation, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and, upon conviction thereof, shall be fined not less than twenty- five nor more than one hundred dollars.
Acts, 2016 Reg. Sess., Ch. 116
(b) There is created in the state treasury to be administered by the department of administration a special fund to be named the "2004 capitol complex parking garage fund" into which shall be deposited funds that are appropriated and funds from other sources to be used for the construction and maintenance of a parking garage on or adjacent to the state capitol complex.
(b) There is created in the state treasury to be administered by the department of administration a special fund to be named the "capitol renovation and improvement fund" into which shall be deposited funds that are appropriated and funds from other sources to be used for renovations and improvements of the existing state capitol building and the capitol complex.
Acts, 1990 Reg. Sess., Ch. 2.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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