Senate
House
Joint
Bill Status
WV Code
Audits/ Reports
Educational
Contact
home
home
WEST VIRGINIA CODE
‹ Back  |  print page Print
WVC 29 - 3 - 18 §29-3-18. Appellate procedure generally.
(a) Appeals to the state fire commission may be taken by any person aggrieved by an order or decision of the state fire marshal based upon or made in the course of the administration or enforcement of the provisions of this article. Appeals to the state fire commission may be taken by any officer, department, board or agency of the state and political subdivisions thereof adversely affected by an order or decision of the state fire marshal in the course of the administration or enforcement of the provisions of this article.

(b) The time within which such appeal must be made, and the effect, form or other procedure relating thereto, including the appointment and function of a hearing examiner, shall be as specified in regulations promulgated by the state fire commission in accordance with provisions of the administrative procedure act, chapter twenty-nine-a of this code.

(c) Any party aggrieved by a final decision of the state fire commission is entitled to judicial review as provided in the administrative procedure act, chapter twenty-nine-a of this code. The state fire marshal is hereby determined to be a party aggrieved as to any decision of the state fire commission reversing or altering the prior order of the state fire marshal and the state fire marshal shall be a necessary party to any judicial review involving a state fire marshal order.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
The WV Code Online is an unofficial copy of the annotated WV Code, provided as a convenience. It has NOT been edited for publication, and is not in any way official or authoritative.

This Web site is maintained by the West Virginia Legislature's Office of Reference & Information.  |  Terms of Use  |   Web Administrator   |   © 2014 West Virginia Legislature ***