WVC 35 -
CHAPTER 35. PROPERTY OF RELIGIOUS, EDUCATIONAL
AND CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS.
WVC 35 - 4 -
ARTICLE 4. PROVISIONS REGARDING PARTICULAR FRATERNAL
WVC 35 - 4 - 1
§35-4-1. Disposition of property of subordinate lodge of Odd
Fellows, Knights of Pythias or Order of Eagles.
If any subordinate lodge of the Independent Order of Odd
Fellows, the Order Knights of Pythias or Fraternal Order of
Eagles, in this state, working under the respective jurisdiction
of the parent grand lodge of said respective orders, for this
state, shall disband, surrender or forfeit its charter and cease
to work, all its property, real and personal, shall, immediately
upon such disbanding, surrender or forfeiture, vest in the said
respective parent grand lodge, having jurisdiction over said
subordinate lodge, to be held by that body for the charitable
uses of the said respective parent grand lodge, in this state,
according to the rules, regulations and policy of the grand lodge
concerned, and said respective parent grand lodge is authorized
in its corporate name, to sue for and recover such property, real
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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