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WVC 15 - 2 E- 1 §15-2E-1. Definitions.
As used in this article:

(1) "Certain limited items" means personal grooming and hygiene products, food and beverages, convenience items, and items bearing the state police emblem or other insignia that are necessary for training purposes.

(2) "Post exchange" means a particular area located at the state police academy where certain limited items are offered for sale.

(3) "State police academy" means the law-enforcement training facility established pursuant to section three, article two of this chapter located at Institute, West Virginia, or an additional or successor location.

(4) "Superintendent" means the superintendent of state police as established in section two, article two of this chapter.

(5) "Training" means and includes instruction for members of the state police, county sheriffs and deputies, municipal police, law-enforcement officers employed by the division of natural resources, and other persons employed by state or local governmental units charged with enforcing state or local laws, regardless of the length of instruction.

WVC 15 - 2 E- 2 §15-2E-2. Post exchange authorized.
Notwithstanding any other provision of this code to the contrary, the superintendent is authorized to establish and operate a post exchange at the state police academy.

WVC 15 - 2 E- 3 §15-2E-3. Operation of post exchange.
(a) The state police post exchange may offer certain limited items for sale to persons attending training at the state police academy, to persons actively employed by the state police and to persons retired from employment with the state police.

(b) The post exchange may only be open at such times as may be established by the superintendent.

(c) The superintendent shall appoint state police employees to supervise the operation of the post exchange.

(d) The superintendent shall establish a system of bookkeeping, accounting and auditing procedures for the proper handling of funds derived from the operation of the post exchange.

(e) The superintendent shall post a sign in the post exchange which states: "In accordance with the provisions of section seventeen, article two, chapter fifteen of the code, it is unlawful for every person who is not a member of the state police to wear or use the state police uniform, badge, emblem or other insignia. Any person, who is not a member of the state police, who wears or uses the state police uniform, badge, emblem or other insignia shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction thereof, shall be fined or jailed or both fined and jailed".

WVC 15 - 2 E- 4 §15-2E-4. Creation of special account.
All moneys collected from operation of the post exchange and any money collected from vending machine sales made pursuant to section three-d, article ten-g, chapter eighteen of this code, shall be deposited in a special account in the state treasury to be known as the "state police academy post exchange". Expenditures from the fund must be for the purposes set forth in section five of 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 three, chapter twelve of this code and upon fulfillment of the provisions of article two, chapter five-a of this code: Provided, That for the fiscal year ending the thirtieth day of June, two thousand two, expenditures are authorized from collections rather than pursuant to appropriation by the Legislature.

WVC 15 - 2 E- 5 §15-2E-5. Use of funds from post exchange revenue.
All proceeds derived from the operation of the post exchange and any money derived from the operation of vending machines, after the payment of operating expenses, notwithstanding any provision of this code to the contrary, must be used exclusively for the publication of the cadet class yearbook and for repair and alteration of the state police academy.

WVC 15 - 2 E- 6 §15-2E-6. Post exchange reporting requirements.
The superintendent shall complete and submit to the governor and the Legislature by the first day of each regular legislative session a report on the amount of funds derived from the operation of the post exchange during the previous fiscal year and how those funds were used.

WVC 15 - 2 E- 7 §15-2E-7. Legislative rules.
The superintendent may propose rules for legislative approval in accordance with the provisions of article three, chapter twenty-nine-a of this code relating to the establishment and operation of the post exchange.

WVC 15 - 2 E- 8 15-2E-8.

Acts, 2010 Reg. Sess., Ch. 32.

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)
PASSED - Regular Session

SB280 SUB1 enr  (Uploaded - 04/07/2017)
Moving administration of Civil Air Patrol to Adjutant General
§15 - 2 - 10 - (Amended Code)
§15 - 2 - 24 - (Amended Code)
PASSED - Regular Session

sb684 enr  (Uploaded - 04/04/2017)
Relating generally to WV State Police
§15 - 2 - 3 - (Amended Code)
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)
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)
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)
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 - 1 J- 2 - (Amended Code)
§15 - 1 J- 4 - (Amended Code)
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 - 24 C - (New Code)
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)
PASSED - Regular Session

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