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WEST VIRGINIA CODE
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WVC 29 - 22 B- 601 PART 6. BACKGROUND INVESTIGATIONS.
§29-22B-601. Establishment of procedures for background investigations.
(a) The lottery commission, through a cooperative agreement with the state police, shall establish procedures for conducting background investigations for the purpose of determining whether an applicant has been charged with, indicted for, or convicted of a crime that may have bearing upon the applicant's fitness to hold a license under this article.

(b) A background investigation must include, but not be limited to, (1) accessing the national criminal history background check system as defined in section 22B-319 and (2) reviewing any other readily accessible state or federal criminal history records that may be pertinent to the background investigation.

(c) The state police shall make a determination whether the applicant has been convicted of, or is under pending indictment for, a crime that bears upon the applicant's fitness to hold a license under this article and shall convey that determination to the lottery commission.

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