WVC 9 A- 1 - 5
§9A-1-5. Compensation of director, veterans' affairs officers,
assistants and employees; payment to Veterans'
Council members; traveling expenses; meetings of
The director shall receive an annual salary as provided in
section two-a, article seven, chapter six of this code and
necessary traveling expenses incident to the performance of his or
her duties. The salaries of the veterans' affairs officers,
assistants and employees shall be fixed by the Veterans' Council.
The members of the Veterans' Council shall receive no salary, but
each member shall receive the same compensation and expense
reimbursement as is paid to members of the Legislature for their
interim duties as recommended by the Citizens Legislative
Compensation Commission and authorized by law for each day or
portion thereof engaged in the discharge of official duties. The
requisition for such expenses and traveling expenses shall be
accompanied by a sworn and itemized statement, which shall be filed
with the Auditor and permanently preserved as a public record. The
Veterans' Council shall hold its initial meeting on the call of the
Governor, and thereafter shall meet on the call of its chairman,
except as otherwise provided. With the exception of the first
three meetings of the Veterans' Council, none of which shall be of
a duration longer than two weeks each, for organizational purposes,
the Veterans' Council shall meet not more than once every two
months at such times as may be determined by and upon the call of the chairman for a period of not more than two days, unless there
should be an emergency requiring a special meeting or for a longer
period and so declared and called by the Governor or by the
chairman with the approval of the Governor. A majority of the
members of the Veterans' Council shall constitute a quorum for the
conduct of official business.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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