WVC 15 - 8 - 1
§15-8-1. Creation; purpose; composition.
For the purpose of providing better law enforcement for our
counties and state and to effectuate better law enforcement on
our highways, there is hereby created the West Virginia sheriffs'
bureau. Said bureau shall be constituted by the governor, as
chairman, the attorney general and five sheriffs of the counties
of West Virginia, to be selected by the governor, each for a term
of two years, commencing July first, one thousand nine hundred
sixty-one; except that three of the first five sheriffs
designated July first, one thousand nine hundred sixty-one, shall
serve terms expiring July first, one thousand nine hundred sixty-
two, at which time new selections for a regular two-year term
shall be made. Any vacancy on the bureau shall be filled for the
remainder of the unexpired term by selection of the governor.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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