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Chapter 15  |  Article 15 - 1H
WVC 15 - CHAPTER 15. PUBLIC SAFETY.
WVC 15 - 1 H- ARTICLE 1H. MORALE, WELFARE AND RECREATION FACILITIES.

WVC 15 - 1 H- 1 §15-1H-1. Definitions.
As used in this article:

(1) "Camp Dawson" means the state military reservation located near Kingwood, Preston County, West Virginia, and any training areas, ranges or facilities located on or about the reservation used for military purposes.

(2) "Morale, welfare and recreation facility" means any post exchange, canteen, barber shop, fitness center, snack bar, transient housing, billeting operation, laundry or similar facility, the purpose of which is to enhance the morale and welfare of military personnel.

(3) "Nonappropriated fund instrumentality" means an enterprise operated exclusively with funds derived from sales or user fees, which receives no legislative appropriations for its operations.

(4) "Nonappropriated fund employee" means an employee of a nonappropriated fund instrumentality, who is not an employee of the state.

WVC 15 - 1 H- 2 §15-1H-2. Morale, welfare and recreation facilities; nonappropriated fund instrumentalities.

  (a) The Adjutant General is authorized to establish morale, welfare and recreation facilities within the state as in his or her judgment may be necessary and proper for military purposes.

  (b) Notwithstanding any other provision of this code to the contrary, the Adjutant General is authorized to establish a nonappropriated fund instrumentality for the purpose of operating the morale, welfare and recreation facilities.

  (c) A nonappropriated fund instrumentality established under this section may:

  (1) Contract for goods and services;

  (2) Hire employees under terms and conditions as it may negotiate, subject only to applicable state and federal labor laws;

  (3) Establish a system of bookkeeping, accounting and auditing procedures for the proper handling of funds derived from its operations; and

  (4) Perform any other action necessary to establish a board, corporation or other entity for the purpose of operating the morale, welfare and recreation facilities.

  (d) A nonappropriated fund instrumentality established under this section is solely responsible for its operations. No debt of the nonappropriated fund instrumentality is a debt of the state. No action of the nonappropriated fund instrumentality is an action of the state, nor does it obligate the state in any manner. WVC 15 - 1 H- 3 §15-1H-3. Regulations.
The adjutant general shall promulgate regulations for the operation of morale, welfare and recreation facilities and any nonappropriated fund instrumentality established under this article.

WVC 15 - 1 H- 4 §15-1H-4. Use of funds.

     All proceeds derived from the operation of the morale, welfare and recreation facilities within the state shall, after the payment of operating expenses, notwithstanding any provision of this code to the contrary, be used exclusively to benefit any morale, welfare and recreation facilities established pursuant to this section. WVC 15 - 1 H- 5 §15-1H-5. Sales to be tax exempt.
Any sales of goods made by a canteen or snack bar facility on a state reservation or state training facility under the jurisdiction of the adjutant general are exempt from the payment of state consumers sales taxes pursuant to the provisions of article fifteen, chapter eleven of this code.

WVC 15 - 1 H- 6 §15-1H-6. Limitation on sales.
Use of the morale, welfare and recreation facilities provided for in this article are limited to:

(1) Active and reserve component members of the armed forces of the United States;

(2) Persons retired from the armed forces of the United States;

(3) Dependents of service members or retirees;

(4) Civilian employees of the United States; and

(5) Employees of the state of West Virginia.

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
§15 - 1 J- 3 - (Amended Code)
§15 - 1 J- 4 - (Amended Code)
SENATE BILL - 315
PASSED - Regular Session

SB315 SUB1 ENR  (Uploaded - 03/25/2014)
Clarifying use of certain funds under Military Authority Act
§15 - 10 - 6 - (New Code)
SENATE BILL - 387
PASSED - Regular Session

SB387 SUB1 ENR  (Uploaded - 03/25/2014)
Clarifying duly authorized officers have legal custody of their prisoners while in WV
§15 - 2 A- 2 - (Amended Code)
§15 - 2 A- 5 - (Amended Code)
§15 - 2 A- 11 A - (Amended Code)
SENATE BILL - 443
PASSED - Regular Session

SB443 ENR  (Uploaded - 03/25/2014)
Relating to SPRS
§15 - 2 - 7 - (Amended Code)
SENATE BILL - 486
PASSED - Regular Session

SB486 SUB2 ENR  (Uploaded - 03/25/2014)
Establishing certain salary increases for State Police civilian and forensic lab employees
§15 - 5 - 1 - (Amended Code)
§15 - 5 - 6 - (Amended Code)
HOUSE BILL - 4147
PASSED - Regular Session

HB4147 SUB ENR  (Uploaded - 03/25/2014)
HB4147 ENR SUB  (Uploaded - 03/25/2014)
Relating to emergency preparedness
§15 - 2 - 5 - (Amended Code)
HOUSE BILL - 4256
PASSED - Regular Session

hb4256 ENR  (Uploaded - 03/25/2014)
Amending the annual salary schedule for members of the state police
§15 - 2 - 33 - (Amended Code)
§15 - 2 A- 12 - (Amended Code)
HOUSE BILL - 4349
PASSED - Regular Session

HB4349 SUB ENR  (Uploaded - 03/25/2014)
Clarifying retirement dependent child scholarship and burial benefits under a Qualified Domestic Relations Order
§15 - 1 G- 10 - (New Code)
HOUSE BILL - 4350
PASSED - Regular Session

HB4350 SUB ENR  (Uploaded - 03/25/2014)
Providing for the awarding of a West Virginia Veterans Medal and ribbon, and a West Virginia Service Cross and ribbon to certain qualifying West Virginia Veterans
§15 - 9 B- 1 - (New Code)
§15 - 9 B- 2 - (New Code)
§15 - 9 B- 3 - (New Code)
HOUSE BILL - 108
PASSED - 1st Special Session

hb108 ENR  (Uploaded - 03/25/2014)
Establishing a regulatory system for sexual assault forensic examinations
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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