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WEST VIRGINIA CODE
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WVC 5A-5-3 §5A-5-3. Official use of state rooms in governor's mansion; vacating private rooms of mansion.
(a) The state rooms of the mansion shall be used for official state government functions and entertainment: Provided, That tours of the state rooms of the mansion shall be permitted, and the mansion director shall assist in the scheduling of said tours and prescribe rules and regulations governing same.

(b) No personal furniture or furnishings of the first family may be placed in the state rooms of the mansion except for home entertainment equipment.

(c) No furniture or furnishings in the state rooms located on the first floor of the mansion may be replaced, removed or sold without prior approval of the governor's mansion advisory committee.

(d) No items in the state rooms purchased by the West Virginia mansion preservation foundation, inc., may be replaced, removed or sold without prior approval of such corporation.

(e) The outgoing governor and his family shall vacate the private rooms of the mansion at least seven days prior to the inauguration of a new governor so that the mansion may be made suitable for the change in occupancy.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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