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Chapter 15  |  Article 15 - 1C
WVC 15 - CHAPTER 15. PUBLIC SAFETY.
WVC 15 - 1 C- ARTICLE 1C. STATE RETIRED LIST AND HONORARY MILITIA.

WVC 15 - 1 C- 1 §15-1C-1. State retired list.
a. Any member of the national guard who has reached the age of sixty-four years, or shall be retired from service under applicable laws and regulations of the United States, shall be transferred to the state retired list by order of the governor.

b. Any officer who has served for at least twenty years in the national guard, or in the national guard and the armed forces of the United States combined, upon his request, may be transferred to the state retired list in a grade one grade higher than the highest grade previously held by him during such service. In computing such twenty-year period, service as an enlisted man shall be counted.

c. Any enlisted man who has served at least twenty years in the national guard, or in the national guard and the armed forces of the United States combined, upon his request may be transferred to the state retired list by the governor in a grade equivalent to the highest grade held by him during such service. If said grade was of officer grade, the provisions of subsection b of this section will govern.

d. Any officer of the national guard may be transferred to the state retired list on his own request, approved by the adjutant general.

e. Any officer of the national guard who has been rendered surplus by reduction, disbandment, or reorganization of a unit or for any other reason, unless transferred to the inactive national guard, may be relieved from duty and command and may be transferred to the state retired or reserve list.

f. Any person who has served as an officer in the national guard or in the armed forces of the United States and has been honorably discharged therefrom, may be commissioned and placed on the state retired list in the highest grade previously held by him after complying with such conditions as may be prescribed by regulations issued pursuant to this chapter.

WVC 15 - 1 C- 2 §15-1C-2. Duty with the national guard.
Upon recommendation of the adjutant general with the consent of the person concerned, the governor may order any person on the state retired list to state duty in or with the national guard for a period not to exceed three months, in which case such person shall rank in his grade from the date of such order.

WVC 15 - 1 C- 3 §15-1C-3. Seniority, resignation, discharge, etc.
Time spent on the state retired list shall not be credited in the computation of seniority, pay, length of service, or any of the privileges and exemptions pertaining thereto, except that the time during which he served on active duty by order of the governor shall be so credited. The provisions of this article relative to resignation, court-martial, dismissal or discharge, including dismissal or discharge on the finding of an efficiency or medical examining board shall be applicable to persons on the state retired list.

WVC 15 - 1 C- 4 §15-1C-4. Honorary militia.
The governor may appoint and commission any person, with such rank as he may fix, to serve in the honorary militia and may appoint and commission an honorary staff of such number and rank as he may deem advisable to serve during his term of office. Members of the honorary militia shall not be held to be a part of the organized militia.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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Recent legislation affecting the Code

Citation Year/Session Short Title
§15 - 1 K- 1 - (New Code)
§15 - 1 K- 2 - (New Code)
§15 - 1 K- 3 - (New Code)
§15 - 1 K- 4 - (New Code)
§15 - 1 K- 5 - (New Code)
§15 - 1 K- 6 - (New Code)
§15 - 1 K- 7 - (New Code)
§15 - 1 K- 8 - (New Code)
§15 - 1 K- 9 - (New Code)
SENATE BILL - 280
PASSED - Regular Session

SB280 SUB1 enr  (Uploaded - 04/07/2017)
Moving administration of Civil Air Patrol to Adjutant General
§15 - 2 - 5 - (Amended Code)
SENATE BILL - 523
PASSED - Regular Session

SB523 SUB1 enr  (Uploaded - 04/14/2017)
Converting to biweekly pay cycle for state employees
§15 - 2 - 10 - (Amended Code)
§15 - 2 - 24 - (Amended Code)
SENATE BILL - 684
PASSED - Regular Session

sb684 enr  (Uploaded - 04/04/2017)
Relating generally to WV State Police
§15 - 2 - 3 - (Amended Code)
SENATE BILL - 690
PASSED - Regular Session

sb690 enr  (Uploaded - 04/10/2017)
Authorizing WV State Police impose and collect fees for agencies and entities using their facilities
§15 - 3 B- 2 - (Amended Code)
§15 - 3 B- 3 - (Amended Code)
§15 - 3 B- 4 - (Amended Code)
§15 - 3 B- 5 - (Amended Code)
§15 - 3 B- 6 - (Amended Code)
HOUSE BILL - 2167
PASSED - Regular Session

HB2167 SUB ENR  (Uploaded - 03/20/2017)
Creating a Silver Alert program for senior citizens
§15 - 9 A- 2 - (Amended Code)
§15 - 12 - 2 - (Amended Code)
HOUSE BILL - 2318
PASSED - Regular Session

HB2318 SUB ENR  (Uploaded - 03/25/2017)
Relating generally to human trafficking
§15 - 2 - 45 - (Amended Code)
§15 - 2 A- 6 B - (Amended Code)
HOUSE BILL - 2586
PASSED - Regular Session

HB2586 SUB ENR  (Uploaded - 04/04/2017)
Relating to required minimum distribution of retirement benefits of plans administered by the Consolidated Public Retirement Board
§15 - 9 C- 1 - (New Code)
§15 - 9 C- 2 - (New Code)
§15 - 9 C- 3 - (New Code)
§15 - 9 C- 4 - (New Code)
HOUSE BILL - 2620
PASSED - Regular Session

HB2620 SUB ENR  (Uploaded - 04/14/2017)
West Virginia Drug Overdose Monitoring Act
§15 - 2 D- 3 - (Amended Code)
HOUSE BILL - 2676
PASSED - Regular Session

HB2676 SUB ENR  (Uploaded - 04/06/2017)
Transferring the Security office under the Division of Culture and History to the Division of Protective Services
§15 - 14 - 1 - (New Code)
§15 - 14 - 2 - (New Code)
§15 - 14 - 3 - (New Code)
§15 - 14 - 4 - (New Code)
§15 - 14 - 5 - (New Code)
§15 - 14 - 6 - (New Code)
§15 - 14 - 7 - (New Code)
§15 - 14 - 8 - (New Code)
§15 - 14 - 9 - (New Code)
§15 - 14 - 10 - (New Code)
HOUSE BILL - 2759
PASSED - Regular Session

HB2759 SUB ENR  (Uploaded - 04/14/2017)
Creating Statewide Interoperable Radio Network
§15 - 1 J- 2 - (Amended Code)
§15 - 1 J- 4 - (Amended Code)
HOUSE BILL - 2796
PASSED - Regular Session

hb2796 ENR  (Uploaded - 04/04/2017)
Relating to the West Virginia National Guard entering into contracts and subcontracts for specialized technical services
§15 - 2 - 17 - (Amended Code)
§15 - 2 E- 3 - (Amended Code)
§15 - 2 E- 5 - (Amended Code)
HOUSE BILL - 2939
PASSED - Regular Session

HB2939 SUB ENR  (Uploaded - 04/06/2017)
Relating to the sale of items in the State Police Academy post exchange to the public
§15 - 2 - 24 D - (New Code)
HOUSE BILL - 2980
PASSED - Regular Session

HB2980 SUB ENR  (Uploaded - 04/21/2017)
Relating to civil lawsuit filing fees for multiple defendant civil action
§15 - 5 A- 5 - (Amended Code)
HOUSE BILL - 3048
PASSED - Regular Session

HB3048 SUB ENR  (Uploaded - 04/08/2017)
Relating to collection of Tier II fees for chemical inventories
§15 - 2 - 24 C - (New Code)
SENATE BILL - 104
PASSED - Regular Session

SB104 SUB1 ENR  (Uploaded - 03/10/2016)
Classifying Marshall University Forensic Science Center as a criminal justice agency
§15 - 1 F- 8 - (Amended Code)
SENATE BILL - 484
PASSED - Regular Session

SB484 SUB2 ENR  (Uploaded - 03/11/2016)
Relating to reemployment rights of military personnel
§15 - 2 - 3 - (Amended Code)
SENATE BILL - 500
PASSED - Regular Session

SB500 SUB1 ENR  (Uploaded - 03/08/2016)
Authorizing Superintendent of State Police hold training classes to use West Virginia Automated Police Network
§15 - 5 C- 1 - (New Code)
§15 - 5 C- 2 - (New Code)
HOUSE BILL - 4323
PASSED - Regular Session

HB4323 SUB ENR  (Uploaded - 03/23/2016)
Relating to the reporting of emergency incidents by well operators and pipeline operators
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