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WEST VIRGINIA CODE
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WVC 25-5-10 §25-5-10. Site selection.
The regional jail authority shall approve the site for the proposed facility. Approval shall be in accordance with legislative rules promulgated in accordance with chapter twenty-nine-a of this code. One such legislative rule shall establish criteria for identifying and evaluating potential sites for private prisons and shall provide for a public hearing or hearings to allow reasonable participation in the selection process by the citizens of the area to be affected by the construction and operation of a private prison.

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