WVC 20 - 3 - 18
§20-3-18. Disposition of flood control, navigation and allied
funds from the federal government.
Receipts from the treasurer of the United States, paid to the
state or its proper officers pursuant to direction of an act of
Congress relating to disposition of funds received on account of
the leasing of lands for flood control, navigation and allied
purposes, are to be allocated by the state auditor to each county
in accordance with the method of allocation specified by the
federal government. Interest or other earnings accrued upon
investment of the receipts pending allocation thereof shall be
allocated to the recipients of the allocations in proportion to
each recipient's allocation of the receipts. The state auditor
shall transfer to the road commission fifty percent of the funds so
allocated to each county for the purpose of maintenance of feeder
and state local service roads in the area or areas of the county in
which the flooded lands are located. Fifty percent of the funds so
allocated to any county in which the lands are located are to be
paid by the state auditor to the board of education of that county
to be expended by the board for the benefit of the public schools
of the county.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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