Bill Status
WV Code
Audits/ Reports


‹ Back  |  print page Print
WVC 15 - 1 D- 2 §15-1D-2. Limited emergency.
In time of public disaster or emergency, the governor may declare a limited emergency in the affected area and designate the commander of the national guard units called to duty to coordinate and direct the activities of all persons, organizations and agencies participating in the evacuation, safeguarding, relief and rehabilitation of the affected area, delegating to such commander such authority as he deems necessary and expedient in the circumstances. The commander so designated by the governor shall act for and on behalf of the governor and take all actions in his name. Nothing contained in this section shall be construed to limit or deny the authority of the governor to declare martial law.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
The West Virginia Code Online is an unofficial copy of the annotated WV Code, provided as a convenience. It has NOT been edited for publication, and is not in any way official or authoritative.
This Web site is maintained by the West Virginia Legislature's Office of Reference & Information.  |  Terms of Use  |   Web Administrator   |   © 2017 West Virginia Legislature *