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Chapter 15  |  Article 15 - 1H  |  Section 2
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 2014 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 - 5 - 19 B - (New Code)
SENATE BILL - 242
PASSED - Regular Session

SB242 SUB1 enr  (Uploaded - 03/22/2015)
Creating criminal penalties for certain automated telephone calls during state of emergency or preparedness
§15 - 5 - 6 A - (New Code)
SENATE BILL - 243
PASSED - Regular Session

SB243 SUB2 enr  (Uploaded - 03/19/2015)
Relating to school nutrition standards during state of emergency or preparedness
§15 - 8 - 1 - (Repealed Code)
§15 - 8 - 2 - (Repealed Code)
§15 - 8 - 3 - (Repealed Code)
§15 - 8 - 4 - (Repealed Code)
§15 - 8 - 5 - (Repealed Code)
§15 - 8 - 6 - (Repealed Code)
§15 - 8 - 7 - (Repealed Code)
§15 - 8 - 8 - (Repealed Code)
§15 - 8 - 9 - (Repealed Code)
§15 - 8 - 10 - (Repealed Code)
§15 - 8 - 11 - (Repealed Code)
§15 - 8 - 12 - (Repealed Code)
SENATE BILL - 255
PASSED - Regular Session

SB255 SUB1 enr  (Uploaded - 03/01/2015)
Eliminating certain boards, councils, committees, panels, task forces and commissions
§15 - 5 - 28 - (Amended Code)
SENATE BILL - 294
PASSED - Regular Session

sb294 enr  (Uploaded - 03/12/2015)
Eliminating certain unnecessary, inactive or redundant councils, committees and boards
§15 - 2 A- 9 - (Amended Code)
§15 - 2 A- 10 - (Amended Code)
SENATE BILL - 299
PASSED - Regular Session

sb299 enr  (Uploaded - 03/02/2015)
Clarifying start date of State Police duty-related and nonduty related disability payments
§15 - 2 - 54 - (New Code)
§15 - 2 A- 23 - (New Code)
SENATE BILL - 342
PASSED - Regular Session

sb342 sub1 enr  (Uploaded - 03/29/2015)
Clarifying scope, application and requirements for error corrections by CPRB
§15 - 9 - 1 - (Amended Code)
§15 - 9 - 2 - (Amended Code)
§15 - 9 - 3 - (Amended Code)
§15 - 9 - 5 - (Amended Code)
§15 - 9 - 6 - (New Code)
§15 - 9 A- 1 - (Amended Code)
§15 - 9 A- 2 - (Amended Code)
§15 - 9 A- 3 - (Amended Code)
§15 - 9 B- 1 - (Amended Code)
§15 - 9 B- 2 - (Amended Code)
SENATE BILL - 370
PASSED - Regular Session

sb370 enr  (Uploaded - 03/19/2015)
Reorganizing Governor's Committee on Crime, Delinquency and Correction and certain subcommittees
§15 - 10 - 3 - (Amended Code)
§15 - 10 - 4 - (Amended Code)
SENATE BILL - 508
PASSED - Regular Session

sb508 enr  (Uploaded - 03/12/2015)
Reorganizing Hatfield-McCoy Regional Recreation Authority
§15 - 1 F- 7 - (Amended Code)
HOUSE BILL - 2224
PASSED - Regular Session

hb2224 enr  (Uploaded - 03/22/2015)
Providing that historical reenactors are not violating the provision prohibiting unlawful military organizations
§15 - 2 A- 3 - (Amended Code)
HOUSE BILL - 2505
PASSED - Regular Session

HB2505 ENR SUB  (Uploaded - 03/15/2015)
Relating to retirement system participation and concurrent employment provisions
§15 - 2 - 3 - (Amended Code)
HOUSE BILL - 2523
PASSED - Regular Session

hb2523 enr  (Uploaded - 03/05/2015)
Creating a special revenue account to offset costs for the West Virginia State Police 100th Anniversary in 2019
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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