WVC 17 - 5 - 4
§17-5-4. Housing, feeding and transportation of prisoners.
The state board of health, warden and the state road
commissioner shall promptly formulate rules and regulations
governing the camps essential to the housing of the prisoners,
and the state road commissioner shall provide suitable quarters,
not inconsistent with such rules and regulations, for such
convict road force, to be constructed, when practicable, with
prison labor. He shall supply such force with all necessary
food, cooking utensils, beds and bedding, and provide means of
transportation for such road force and camp equipment, when
necessary, from place to place, or to and from work of such
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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