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WEST VIRGINIA CODE
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WVC 17 - 3 - 4 A §17-3-4a. Advancement of compensation for property immediately needed.

When the state road commissioner has commenced an action for condemnation of any real or personal property, or estate, right, or interest therein, and immediate entry upon, possession of, appropriation or use thereof, is deemed necessary by the commissioner, he may certify to the state auditor such facts, and issue the commission's requisition upon the auditor for advancement of the sum the commissioner estimates to be the fair value of the property, or estate, right, or interest therein, sought to be condemned, and the damages, if any, to the residue beyond the benefits, if any, to such residue, by reason of the taking. Upon receipt of such certificate and requisition, the auditor shall issue his warrant upon the state treasurer in favor of the clerk of the court wherein the action was commenced, for the sum requisitioned by the commission, to the use of the defendants in that action, and the treasurer shall pay the same to the clerk of that court out of the funds in the treasury provided for this purpose.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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