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WEST VIRGINIA CODE
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WVC 29 - 15 - 5 §29-15-5. Purposes.
The Department of Health and Human Resources shall take action to carry out the following purposes:

(a) Plan for and take other steps leading to comprehensive state and community action to combat intellectual disability.

(b) Determine what action is needed to combat intellectual disability in the state and the resources available for this purpose.

(c) Develop public awareness of the intellectual disability problem and of the need for combating it.

(d) Coordinate state and local activities relating to the various aspects of intellectual disability and its prevention, treatment, or amelioration.

(e) Consult with and advise the Governor and Legislature on all aspects of intellectual disability.

(f) Consult with and advise state agencies, boards or departments with intellectual disability responsibilities relative to the effective discharge of such responsibilities.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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