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WVC 30 - 6 - 5 §30-6-5. Powers of the board.

The board has all the powers set forth in article one of this chapter and in addition may:

(1) Sue and be sued in its official name as an agency of this state;

(2) Hire, fix the compensation of and discharge an executive director;

(3) Hire, fix the compensation of and discharge the employees necessary to enforce the provisions of this article;

(4) Set the requirements to be an inspector;

(5) Examine and determine the qualifications of any applicant for a license;

(6) Determine the qualifications of any applicant for a certificate;

(7) Set cremation procedures and requirements;

(8) Set the fees charged under the provisions of this article;

(9) Set the fines assessed under the provisions of this article;

(10) Issue, renew, deny, suspend, revoke or reinstate licenses and certificates and discipline licensees and certificate holders;

(11) Set the continuing education requirements for licensees and certificate holders;

(12) Investigate alleged violations of the provisions of this article and the rules promulgated hereunder, and orders and final decisions of the board;

(13) Conduct hearings upon charges calling for discipline of a licensee or revocation or suspension of a license;

(14) Propose rules in accordance with the provisions of article three, chapter twenty-nine-a of this code to implement the provisions of this article; and

(15) Take all other actions necessary and proper to effectuate the purposes of this article.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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