§9A-2-3. Powers of division of veterans' affairs.
The division of veterans' affairs is authorized and empowered
to establish rules and regulations providing for the tenure,
treatment, eligibility and discharge of eligible veterans at the
veterans' home. The rules shall be promulgated to ensure that the
division, in carrying out its duties, shall comply with all federal
requirements imposed on such a facility. Moreover, notwithstanding
any code provisions to the contrary, rules shall be promulgated
that: (1) Meet federal standards for domiciliary care; (2) define
domiciliary; (3) define admittance to comply with state and federal
requirements including current West Virginia resident or enlisted
in service from West Virginia, war time service or service during
a declared national emergency, Veterans Administration eligibility
requirements for per diem, honorably discharged, suffering from a
disability due to age, disease or defect that prevents them from
earning a living.