CHAPTER 26. STATE BENEVOLENT INSTITUTIONS.
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ARTICLE 1. CHILDREN'S HOME.
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§26-1-1. West Virginia Children's Home.
The West Virginia Children's Home, heretofore established,
shall be continued, and shall be managed, directed and controlled
by the state department of welfare.
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§26-1-2. Admission of children.
The state department of welfare shall admit to the home
children surrendered or otherwise placed in its custody in any
manner authorized by law; and the children shall be kept,
maintained and educated therein until they can be placed by legal
authority in suitable homes elsewhere.
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§26-1-3. Superintendent; establishment of rules.
The commissioner of welfare shall appoint a superintendent
of the children's home. The superintendent shall establish and
post rules for operation of the home, subject to approval of the
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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