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WVC 17 B- 2 - 5 A §17B-2-5a. Training, certification and monitoring of license examiners.
(a) The commissioner shall train, certify and monitor those employees of the Division of Motor Vehicles designated by the commissioner as license examiners regarding the administration of licensing application and testing procedures for the purpose of ensuring compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements.

(b) In order to determine an applicant's suitability for employment, the commissioner shall require every applicant or employee who is or may be in a position involved in the examination, processing or issuance of a driver's license or identification card, or who would have access to affect any document or record related to an applicant or holder of a driver's license or identification to furnish a full set of fingerprints to facilitate a criminal background check of the applicant. The commissioner shall submit the fingerprints to the state Criminal Identification Bureau along with the applicant's identifying information. Prior to hiring a prospective applicant the commissioner shall request that the State Police submit the fingerprints and identifying information to the Federal Bureau of Investigation for a national criminal history record check and that the commissioner may not hire the prospective applicant until the results of the national background check are available for evaluation.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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