WVC 17 - 2 A- 1
§17-2A-1. Duties of state road commissioner transferred to
division of highways; department to act through
commissioner of highways; office of commissioner of
highways created; appointment, etc.
The office of state road commissioner heretofore existing is
hereby continued in all respects as heretofore constituted, but is
hereby designated as the West Virginia division of highways. All
duties and responsibilities heretofore imposed upon the state road
commissioner and the powers exercised by him are hereby transferred
to the West Virginia division of highways and such duties and
responsibilities shall be performed by said division and the powers
may be exercised thereby through the West Virginia commissioner of
highways who shall be the chief executive officer of the division.
There is hereby continued the office of West Virginia
commissioner of highways who shall be appointed by the governor, by
and with the advice and consent of the Senate, subject to the
provisions of section two-a, article seven, chapter six of this
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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