§9-2-7. State's participation in federal work incentive program.
The state of West Virginia hereby acknowledges that the
Congress of the United States has enacted legislation amending the
Social Security Act to permit states to establish work incentive
programs. The commissioner is hereby authorized to transfer moneys
from any appropriate public assistance grant account under his
control to the special fund, administered by the United States
secretary of labor, created by such amendments. Any moneys
transferred by the commissioner to the aforesaid special fund shall
be considered as money expended for welfare grants. The
commissioner is further empowered to promulgate rules, establish
plans and perform any other acts necessary to implement this
state's participation in the aforesaid work incentive program.
The commissioner is directed and authorized to cooperate and
coordinate his activities in regard to such program with the
commissioner of the West Virginia department of employment security
as contemplated by section sixteen-a, article two, chapter
twenty-one-a of the code of West Virginia.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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