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Chapter 13  |  Article 13 - 2B
WVC 13 - CHAPTER 13. PUBLIC BONDED INDEBTEDNESS.
WVC 13 - 2 B- ARTICLE 2B. VALIDATION.

WVC 13 - 2 B- 1 §13-2B-1. How article cited.
This article may be cited as "The One Thousand Nine Hundred Thirty-Seven Validating Act."

WVC 13 - 2 B- 2 §13-2B-2. Definitions.
The following terms, wherever used or referred to in this article, shall have the following meaning:

The term "public body" shall mean any city, town or county or the state acting through the state commissioners of public institutions.

The term "bonds" shall mean bonds, notes, warrants, debentures, certificates of indebtedness, temporary bonds, temporary notes, interim receipts, interim certificates and all instruments or obligations evidencing or representing indebtedness, or evidencing or representing the borrowing of money, or evidencing or representing a charge, lien or encumbrance on specific revenues, income or property of a public body, including all instruments or obligations payable from a special fund.

WVC 13 - 2 B- 3 §13-2B-3. Prior bond issues validated.
All bonds heretofore issued for the purpose of financing or aiding in the financing of any work, undertaking or project by any public body to which any loan or grant has heretofore been made by the United States of America through the federal emergency administrator of public works for the purpose of financing or aiding in the financing of such work, undertaking or project, including all proceedings for the authorization and issuance of such bonds, and the sale, execution and delivery thereof, are hereby validated, ratified, approved and confirmed, notwithstanding any lack of power (other than constitutional) of such public body, or the governing board or commission or officers thereof, to authorize and issue such bonds, or to sell, execute or deliver the same, and notwithstanding any defects or irregularities (other than constitutional) in such proceedings, including the publication of ordinances or resolutions, the holding of meetings to hear protests pursuant to such publication, the description of the work, undertaking or project in such ordinances or resolutions, the location of such work, undertaking or project, whether within or without the limits of the state, or in the sale, execution or delivery of such bonds, and notwithstanding that the members of such governing body or commission or officers may not have been elected, appointed or qualified for the offices they purported to hold; and such bonds are and shall be binding, legal, valid and enforceable obligations of such public body.

WVC 13 - 2 B- 4 §13-2B-4. Prior proceedings for pending bond issues validated.
All proceedings, which have been taken prior to the date this article takes effect, for the purpose of financing or aiding in the financing of any work, undertaking or project by any public body to which any loan or grant is under contract to be made by the United States of America through the federal emergency administrator of public works for the purpose of financing, or aiding in the financing, of such work, undertaking or project, including all proceedings for the authorization and issuance of bonds, and for the sale, execution and delivery thereof, are hereby validated, ratified, approved, and confirmed, notwithstanding any lack of power (other than constitutional) of such public body or the governing body or commission or officers thereof, to authorize and issue such bonds, or to sell, execute or deliver the same, and notwithstanding any defects or irregularities (other than constitutional) in such proceedings, including the publication of ordinances or resolutions, the holding of meetings to hear protests pursuant to such publication, the description of the work, undertaking or project in such ordinances or resolutions, the location of such work, undertaking or project, whether within or without the limits of the state, and notwithstanding that the members of such governing body may not have been elected, appointed or qualified for the office they purported to hold.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
The WV Code Online is an unofficial copy of the annotated WV Code, provided as a convenience. It has NOT been edited for publication, and is not in any way official or authoritative.


Recent legislation affecting the Code

Citation Year/Session Short Title
§13 - 1 - 13 - (Amended Code)
HOUSE BILL - 4302
PASSED - Regular Session

hb4302 ENR  (Uploaded - 03/25/2014)
Relating to elections for public school purposes
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
The WV Code Online is an unofficial copy of the annotated WV Code, provided as a convenience. It has NOT been edited for publication, and is not in any way official or authoritative.
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