WVC 18 - 5 - 35
§18-5-35. Group insurance.
Whenever a majority of the full-time instructional and
administrative employees of a county board of education, or a
majority of the full-time nonteaching employees of said board
shall indicate in writing to the board of education that it has
subscribed to an automobile, a life, health and accident,
hospitalization or surgery insurance, or death benefit plan on a
group basis, and such majority has selected a licensed insurance
agent or a company duly licensed to do business in this state to
write or provide for any one or more of such group insurance, or
death benefit coverages, the board may make proper periodical
premium deductions from the regular salary of any such employee
as specified in a written assignment furnished it by each such
employee subscribing thereto, and pay the aggregate of such
salary deductions over to the insurance company or companies or
voluntary association so selected.
For the purpose of this section when an employee shall have
attained the age of eighteen years, the said employee may be
eligible to participate in the defined group plans.