WVC 29 - 2 A- 3
§29-2A-3. Powers and duties of commission.
The commission shall assume, carry on and succeed to all the
duties, rights, powers, obligations and liabilities heretofore
belonging to, exercised by, or assumed by the state board of
aeronautics, pursuant to statutory authority heretofore existing
and as changed or modified by the provisions of this article. It
may enter into any contracts necessary to the execution of the
powers granted to it by this article. It is empowered and directed
to encourage, foster and assist in the development of aeronautics
in this state and to encourage the establishment of airports and
air navigation facilities. It shall cooperate with and assist the
federal government, the municipalities of this state and other
persons in the development of aeronautics and shall act to
coordinate the aeronautical activities of these bodies and persons.
Municipalities are authorized to cooperate with the commission in
the development of aeronautics and aeronautics facilities in this
state. The commission is hereby given the power and authority to
make such rules as it may deem necessary and advisable for the
public safety, governing the designing, laying out, locating,
building, equipping and operating of all airports and the conduct
of all other phases of aeronautics.
The commission shall keep on file with the secretary of state,
and at the principal office of the commission, a copy of all its
rules and orders having general effect for public inspection. It
shall provide for the publication and general distribution of all
its orders, rules and procedures having general effect. Copies of
any such orders or rules shall be delivered to any person interested, free of charge, upon request. The publication and
distribution of any such order or rule as provided herein shall be
sufficient notice to the public of the provisions, requirements and
Each rule of the commission shall be promulgated as
a legislative rule pursuant to the provisions of chapter
twenty-nine-a of this code.
Except where otherwise prohibited, the commission is
authorized to permit the state board of investments to invest, as
provided by this code, any funds received by the commission
pursuant to the provisions of this code.