WVC 28 - 5 C- 1
§28-5C-1. Closure of West Virginia prison for women.
The West Virginia prison for women, a penal institution
exclusively for female prisoners, located at Pence Springs,
Summers County, West Virginia is hereby closed. The title to
all real property at the West Virginia prison for women is hereby
transferred to and vested in the public land corporation of West
That the public land corporation shall
promptly cause an inventory and an appraisal to be made of the
real property and shall offer said real property for sale at
public auction to be sold for not less than the appraised value,
or the land corporation shall lease the real property upon such
terms and conditions as it shall deem appropriate. The title to
all personal property at the West Virginia prison for women
remains vested in the state department of corrections.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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