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WVC 29 - 6 - 19 §29-6-19. Refusal to testify.
If any employee in the classified or classified-exempt service shall willfully refuse or fail to appear before any court or judge, any legislative committee, or any officer, board or body authorized to conduct any hearing or inquiry, or having appeared shall refuse to testify or answer any question relating to the affairs or government of the state or the conduct of any state officer or employee on the ground that his testimony or answers would tend to incriminate him, or shall refuse to accept a grant of immunity from prosecution on account of any matter about which he may be asked to testify at any such hearing or inquiry, he shall forfeit his office or position and shall not be eligible thereafter for appointment to any position in the classified or classified-exempt service.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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