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Chapter 5     Entire Code
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Chapter 5  |  Article 5 - 26  |  Section 9

1 - THE GOVERNOR

1A - ITEMIZATION OF PROPOSED APPROP

1B - CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER

1C - SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY COUNCIL

1D - GOVERNOR'S OFFICE OF FISCAL RI

1E - HEALTHY WEST VIRGINIA PROGRAM

2 - SECRETARY OF STATE

3 - ATTORNEY GENERAL

4 - BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS

5 - SALARY INCREASE FOR STATE EMPLO

6 - STATE BUILDINGS

7 - SOCIAL SECURITY AGENCY

8 - PUBLIC RECORDS MANAGEMENT AND P

9 - DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

10 - WEST VIRGINIA PUBLIC EMPLOYEE

10A - DISQUALIFICATION FOR PUBLIC

10B - GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES DEFERRE

10C - GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES RETIREM

10D - CONSOLIDATED PUBLIC RETIREME

11 - HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION

11A - WEST VIRGINIA FAIR HOUSING A

11B PREGNANT WORKERS' FAIRNESS AC

12 - WEST VIRGINIA ANTIQUITIES COM

13 - PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' AND TEACHER

14 - WEST VIRGINIA COMMISSION FOR

14A - WEST VIRGINIA INTERPRETER FO

15 - WHITE CANE LAW

16 - WEST VIRGINIA PUBLIC EMPLOYEE

16A - THE WEST VIRGINIA HEALTH CAR

16B - WEST VIRGINIA CHILDREN'S HEA

16C - PRESCRIPTION DRUG COST MANAG

16D - WEST VIRGINIA RETIREMENT HEA

17 - WEST VIRGINIA COMMISSION ON E

18 - WEST VIRGINIA CABLE TELEVISIO

18A - TENANTS' RIGHTS TO CABLE SER

19 - DOMESTIC ALUMINUM, GLASS AND

20 - THE GOVERNOR'S COMMISSION ON

21 - ENERGY COST REDUCTION GUIDELI

22 - GOVERNMENT CONSTRUCTION CONTR

22A - DESIGN-BUILD PROCUREMENT ACT

23 - COMMISSION ON MASS TRANSPORTA

24 - WEST VIRGINIA FOREST MANAGEME

25 - RESIDENT TRUSTEE ACCOUNTS

26 - GOVERNOR'S CABINET ON CHILDRE
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    5 - 26 - 2 B
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26 - HERBERT HENDERSON OFFICE OF M
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26A - WEST VIRGINIA COMMISSION FOR

27 - SEVERABILITY

28 - COMMISSION ON HOLOCAUST EDUCA

29 - EXPEDITIOUS ISSUANCE OF LICEN

WVC 5- CHAPTER 5. GENERAL POWERS AND AUTHORITY OF THE GOVERNOR, SECRETARY OF STATE AND ATTORNEY GENERAL; BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS; MISCELLANEOUS AGENCIES, COMMISSIONS, OFFICES, PROGRAMS, ETC.
WVC -26- ARTICLE 26. GOVERNOR'S CABINET ON CHILDREN AND FAMILIES.

ARTICLE 26 - HERBERT HENDERSON OFFICE OF MINORITY AFFAIRS ARTICLE 26. HERBERT HENDERSON OFFICE OF MINORITY AFFAIRS. WVC 5 - 26 - 1 §5-26-1.
Repealed.

Acts, 2007 Reg. Sess., Ch. 9.

WVC 5 - 26 - 1 §5-26-1. Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affairs created; duties and responsibilities.

     (a) There is hereby created the Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affairs within the office of the Governor. The office shall be charged with the following responsibilities and duties:

     (1) Provide a forum for discussion of issues that affect the state's minorities;

     (2) Identify and promote best practices in the provision of programs and services to minorities;

     (3) Review information and research that can inform state policy as to the delivery of programs and services to minorities;

     (4) Make recommendations in areas of policy and allocation of resources;

     (5) Apply for grants, and accept gifts from private and public sources for research to improve and enhance minority affairs;

     (6) Integrate and coordinate state grant and loan programs established specifically for minority related issues;

     (7) Award grants, loans and loan guaranties for minority affairs programs and activities in this state if such funds are available from grants or gifts from public or private sources;

     (8) Identify other state and local agencies and programs that provide services or assistance to minorities;

     (9) Establish the appropriate program linkages with related federal, state and local agencies and programs including, but not limited to, the Office of Minority Health located within the Department of Health and Human Resources and the Economic Development Authority established pursuant to article fifteen, chapter 31 of this Code; and

     (10) Provide recommendations to the Governor and the Legislature regarding the most appropriate means to provide programs and services to support minority groups in the state.

     (b) On or before the first day of January of each year, the office shall submit a report to the Governor and the Joint Committee on Government and Finance. The report may include, but is not limited to, findings and recommendations regarding:

     (1) The extent to which programs and services for minorities are available in the state, and to which funding for providing those programs and services is available;

     (2) The most appropriate means for the planning, delivery and evaluation of existing and needed programs and services for minority groups in the manner that best promotes diversity and regional, cultural and ethnic sensitivity;

     (3) Recommendations for the coordination of programs and services to minority groups throughout the state and with those of other states and the federal government;

     (4) Identifications of governmental and private agencies, offices, departments or other entities in existence or recommended for creation that would, alone or in concert, most effectively improve the delivery of programs and services to minority groups throughout the state;

     (5) Recommendations for changes to law that would facilitate the achievement of the objectives of the office; and

     (6) Such other matters as the office may determine appropriate to its purposes.

     (c) The Governor shall appoint an executive director of the office to carry out its functions, and shall provide funding and offices for those purposes. The executive director shall serve at the will and pleasure of the Governor.

     (d) The executive director may hire one administrative assistant to assist in carrying out the functions of the office. WVC 5 - 26 - 2 §5-26-2. Minority Affairs Fund created; purpose.

      There is hereby created in the State Treasury a Special Revenue Fund to be known as the "Minority Affairs Fund," which shall consist of all gifts, grants, bequests, transfers, appropriations or other donations or payments received by the Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affairs from any governmental entity or unit or any person, firm, foundation or corporation for the purposes of this article and all interest or other return earned from investment of the fund. Expenditures from the fund shall be made by the Executive Director of the Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affairs to provide matching funds to obtain federal funds for the delivery of programs and services to minorities in this state, to award grants, loans and loan guaranties for minority affairs programs and activities and for performance of the duties of the office prescribed in this article. Expenditures from the fund shall be for the purposes set forth in this article and are not authorized from collections but are to be made only in accordance with appropriation by the Legislature and in accordance with the provisions of article two, chapter twelve of this code and upon the fulfillment of the provisions of article two, chapter eleven-b of this code. WVC 5 - 26 - 2 A §5-26-2a.
Repealed.

Acts, 2007 Reg. Sess., Ch. 9.

WVC 5 - 26 - 2 B §5-26-2b.
Repealed.

Acts, 2007 Reg. Sess., Ch. 9.

WVC 5 - 26 - 3 §5-26-3.
Repealed.

Acts, 2007 Reg. Sess., Ch. 9.

WVC 5 - 26 - 4 §5-26-4.
Repealed.

Acts, 2007 Reg. Sess., Ch. 9.

WVC 5 - 26 - 5 §5-26-5.
Repealed.

Acts, 2007 Reg. Sess., Ch. 9.

WVC 5 - 26 - 6 §5-26-6.
Repealed.

Acts, 2007 Reg. Sess., Ch. 9.

WVC 5 - 26 - 7 §5-26-7.
Repealed.

Acts, 2004 Reg. Sess., Ch. 126. WVC 5 - 26 - 8 §5-26-8.
Repealed.

Acts, 2007 Reg. Sess., Ch. 9.

WVC 5 - 26 - 9 §5-26-9.
Repealed.

Acts, 2004 Reg. Sess., Ch. 126.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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§ 5 - 11 - 9 A - (New Code)
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