WVC 11 B- 1 - 1
§11B-1-1. Department of tax and revenue renamed department of
revenue; office of secretary of tax and revenue
renamed office of secretary of revenue.
(a) The department of tax and revenue and the office of
secretary of tax and revenue are hereby renamed, respectively, the
department of revenue and the office of secretary of revenue and
continued in the executive branch of state government. Wherever in
this code the words "office of secretary of tax and revenue" or
"secretary of tax and revenue" are used, such words shall now mean
the office of secretary of revenue or the secretary of revenue.
(b) The secretary of revenue shall be the chief executive
officer of the department and director of the budget. The
secretary shall be appointed by the governor, by and with the
advice and consent of the Senate, for a term not exceeding the term
of the governor.
(c) The department of revenue is hereby authorized to receive
(d) The secretary shall serve at the will and pleasure of the
governor. The annual compensation of the secretary shall be as
specified in section two-a, article seven, chapter six of this