WVC 49 - 8 A- 3
§49-8A-3. Appointment of compact administrator.
(a) Upon and after the effective date of the interstate
compact for juveniles, the governor is hereby authorized and
empowered to designate an officer who shall be the compact
administrator and who, acting jointly with like offices of the
other party states, shall be responsible for the administration and
management of this state's supervision and transfer of juveniles
subject to the terms of this compact, the rules adopted by the
interstate commission and the policies adopted by the state council
under this compact. Said compact administrator shall serve subject
to the will and pleasure of the governor, and must meet the minimum
qualifications for the position of compact administrator, as
established by the state council. The compact administrator is
hereby authorized, empowered and directed to cooperate with all
departments, agencies and officers of and in the government of this
state and its subdivisions in facilitating the proper
administration of the compact or of any supplementary agreement or
agreements entered into by this state hereunder.
(b) Until such time as the state council has met and
established minimum qualifications for the position of compact
administrator the individual or administrator who has been
designated to act as the juvenile compact administrator for the
interstate compact on juveniles, pursuant to section three, article
eight of this chapter, may perform the duties and responsibilities
of compact administrator under this article.
(c) Until such time as the state council has met and
designated a commissioner to vote on behalf of the state of West
Virginia at the interstate commission, the individual or
administrator who has been designated to act as the juvenile
compact administrator for the interstate compact on juveniles,
pursuant to section three, article eight of this chapter, shall
function as the acting commissioner for the state of West Virginia
before the interstate commission formed under the new compact.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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