WVC 17 - 2 A- 5
§17-2A-5. Disqualifications of commissioner and personnel;
vacation of position.
No person, while in the employ of or holding any official
relation to any person, firm or corporation selling or furnishing
materials entering into the construction, reconstruction, repair
or maintenance of any state roads or highways, or any part
thereof, or who is pecuniarily interested therein as a
stockholder or otherwise, shall be appointed commissioner or be
otherwise employed in any capacity or employment by the
commission or commissioner. Any such interest in or connection
with any such person, firm or corporation, acquired by the
commissioner or any such employee of the commission or
commissioner subsequent to his appointment or employment, shall
immediately disqualify such person from holding the office of
commissioner or any other position or employment by the
commission or commissioner and such office or position of
employment, as the case may be, shall be immediately vacated.
No person may be appointed as commissioner or employed in
any other capacity or employment by the commission or
commissioner when he is a candidate for or holds any public
office or is a member of any political party committee. In the
event the commissioner or any employee of the commission or
commissioner becomes a candidate for or holds any public office
or becomes a member of any political party committee, his office
as commissioner or position as employee, as the case may be,
shall be immediately vacated.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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