WVC 49 - 2 B- 12
§49-2B-12. Closing of facilities by the secretary; placement of
When the secretary finds that the operation of a facility
constitutes an immediate danger of serious harm to children served
by the facility, the secretary shall issue an order of closure
terminating operation of the facility. When necessary, the
secretary shall place or direct the placement of the children in a
residential facility which has been closed into appropriate
facilities. A facility closed by the secretary may not operate
pending administrative or judicial review without court order.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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