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WEST VIRGINIA CODE
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WVC 7-13-6a §7-13-6a. Community action agencies.
A county court, a county board of education or a municipal government is hereby authorized and empowered to become a community action program organization or agency pursuant to Title II of the "Federal Economic Opportunity Act of 1964," as amended. If any one of the foregoing governmental agencies shall be designated under said Title II as a community action program organization or agency, it shall have the power and authority to conduct, operate and manage a community action program in conformity with the requirements of the federal Economic Opportunity Act; to apply for, receive and disburse all federal funds made available to it for the purpose of carrying out its duties under the federal Economic Opportunity Act; and to receive grants and gifts from private or local public sources and disburse the same. Whenever a county court, county board of education or municipal government is acting as a community action program organization or agency, such county court, county board of education or municipal government may establish a governing board to administer such community action program, such governing board to be selected in compliance with the provisions of the federal Economic Opportunity Act and such rules and regulations as may be adopted by such county court, county board of education or municipal government, the promulgation of which is hereby authorized; may transfer any of the funds, grants and gifts referred to above to such governing board, if such transfer is in conformity with the provisions of the federal Economic Opportunity Act; and may delegate to such governing board all authority necessary and convenient to enable it to perform and carry out its duties.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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