Mine subsidence in this state has resulted in great loss of home, shelter and property to the citizens of this state to the detriment of the health, safety and welfare of such citizens and programs for the alleviation of such problems constitute the carrying out a public purpose. The Legislature hereby declares that the loss of home, shelter and property constitute a detriment to the safety, health and welfare and constitute a public purpose for which this article is in response and is an attempt to alleviate the public detriment.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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