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Chapter 18  |  Article 18 - 10  |  Section 9

1 - DEFINITIONS; LIMITATIONS OF CHA

2 - STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION

2A - ADOPTION OF TEXTBOOKS, INSTRUC

2B - AREA VOCATIONAL PROGRAM

2C - HARASSMENT, INTIMIDATION OR BU

2D - COMMUNITY EDUCATION

2E - HIGH QUALITY EDUCATIONAL PROGR

2F - INCENTIVES AND RESULTS BASED S

2G - SCHOOL LIBRARY MEDIA IMPROVEME

2H - PUBLIC NOTICE AND PARTICIPATIO

2I - STAFF DEVELOPMENT COUNCILS

2J - PUBLIC AND HIGHER EDUCATION UN

2K - THE DIABETES CARE PLAN ACT

3 - STATE SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS

4 - COUNTY SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOL

5 - COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION

5A - LOCAL SCHOOL INVOLVEMENT

5B - SCHOOL INNOVATION ZONES ACT

5C - COMMITTEE REORGANIZATION AND C

5D - West Virginia Feed to Achieve

6 - DRIVER EDUCATION

7 - ADULT LITERACY EDUCATION PROGRA

7A - STATE TEACHERS RETIREMENT SYST

7B - TEACHERS' DEFINED CONTRIBUTION

7C - MERGER OF TEACHERS' DEFINED CO

7D - VOLUNTARY TRANSFER FROM TEACHE

8 - COMPULSORY SCHOOL ATTENDANCE

8A - ATTENDANCE OF HOMELESS CHILDRE

9 - SCHOOL FINANCES

9A - PUBLIC SCHOOL SUPPORT

9B - STATE BOARD OF SCHOOL FINANCE

9C - STATE AID FOR CONSTRUCTION

9D - SCHOOL BUILDING AUTHORITY

9E - AIR QUALITY IN NEW SCHOOLS ACT

9F - SCHOOL ACCESS SAFETY ACT

10A - REHABILITATION SERVICES

10B - VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION FA

10C - THE SOUTHERN REGIONAL EDUCAT

10D - COMPACT FOR EDUCATION

10E - INTERSTATE COMPACT ON QUALIF

10F - DISABLED PERSONS AND PUBLIC

10F - INTERSTATE COMPACT ON EDUCAT

10G - PROVIDING OF FOOD SERVICE IN

10H - ALBERT YANNI PROGRAMS OF EXC

10I - WEST VIRGINIA SUPPORTED EMPL

10J - BLIND PERSONS' LITERACY RIGH

10K - WEST VIRGINIA TRAUMATIC BRAI

10L - RON YOST PERSONAL ASSISTANCE

10M - WEST VIRGINIA INDEPENDENT LI

10N - INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ACCES

10O - DISABILITY HISTORY WEEK

11 - WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY

11A - REVENUE BONDS FOR UNIVERSITY

11B - REVENUE BONDS FOR UNIVERSITY

11C - WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY HOS

11D - REVENUE BONDS FOR WEST VIRGI

11E - REVENUE BONDS FOR MARSHALL U

12 - STATE TEACHERS' COLLEGES

12A - REVENUE BONDS FOR MARSHALL U

12B - REVENUE BONDS FOR STATE INST

13 - West Virginia EDGE

13 - WEST VIRGINIA STATE COLLEGE

14 - BLUEFIELD STATE COLLEGE

15 - WEST VIRGINIA INSTITUTE OF TE

16 - ANTIHAZING LAW

17 - WEST VIRGINIA SCHOOLS FOR THE

18 - WEST VIRGINIA SCHOOL FOR THE

19 - EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR

20 - EDUCATION OF EXCEPTIONAL CHIL

21 - SPECIAL COMMUNITY-BASED PILOT

21 - UNDERWOOD-SMITH TEACHER SCHOL

22 - HIGHER EDUCATION FULL-TIME FA

22A - EMINENT SCHOLARS ENDOWMENT T

22B - STATE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

22C - STATE AID FOR STUDENTS ATTEN

22D - HIGHER EDUCATION STUDENT ASS

22E - DISTINGUISHED PROFESSORS END

23 - ADDITIONAL POWERS, DUTIES AND

24 - FEES AND OTHER MONEY COLLECTE

25 - TAX DEFERRED INVESTMENTS FOR

26 - WEST VIRGINIA BOARD OF REGENT

26A - STATE AUTISM TRAINING CENTER

26B - CLASSIFIED EMPLOYEE SALARY S

26C - INSTITUTE FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS

26D - INSTITUTE FOR INTERNATIONAL

27 - WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATION LOAN

28 - PRIVATE, PAROCHIAL OR CHURCH

29 - GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE

30 - WEST VIRGINIA COLLEGE PREPAID

31 - RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT AGRE

32 - SEVERABILITY

WVC 18- CHAPTER 18. EDUCATION.
WVC 18 - 10 - ARTICLE 10. FEDERAL AID AND GIFTS FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES.

WVC 18 - 10 - 1 §18-10-1. Assent to federal land grants for West Virginia University; investment of funds from sale of land warrants.
The state of West Virginia hereby renews its assent to the provisions and purposes of the act of Congress of July second, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, entitled "An act donating public lands to the several states and territories which may provide colleges for the benefit of agriculture and the mechanic arts," and of all subsequent acts of Congress amending or supplementing said act, and accepts the grants authorized thereby. The funds derived from the sale of United States land warrants which were donated to this state for the purpose of endowing an agricultural college shall be invested by the board of the school fund in a loan or public stocks of the United States, or otherwise, as required by Congress, for the use and benefit of West Virginia University.

WVC 18 - 10 - 2 §18-10-2. Federal aid for West Virginia agricultural experiment station.
The state of West Virginia hereby renews its assent to the provisions and purposes of the act of Congress of March second, eighteen hundred and eighty-seven, entitled "An act to establish agricultural experiment stations in connection with the colleges established in the several states under the provisions of an act approved July second, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, and of the acts supplementary thereto," and of all subsequent acts of Congress amending or supplementing said act, and accepts the appropriations of money authorized thereby.

WVC 18 - 10 - 3 §18-10-3. Federal aid for West Virginia University and West Virginia State College.

The state of West Virginia hereby renews its assent to the provisions and purposes of the act of Congress of August thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety, entitled "An act to apply a portion of the proceeds of the public land to the more complete endowment and support of the colleges for the benefit of agriculture and the mechanic arts established under the provisions of the act of Congress approved July second, eighteen hundred and sixty-two," and of all subsequent acts of Congress amending or supplementing said act, and accepts the appropriations of money authorized thereby.

The state of West Virginia hereby designates West Virginia University as the beneficiary of appropriations under the eighteen hundred and sixty-two act of Congress referred to in section one of this article and West Virginia State College as the beneficiary of appropriations under the eighteen hundred and ninety act of Congress referred to in this section.

WVC 18 - 10 - 4 §18-10-4. Federal aid for cooperative agricultural extension work.
The state of West Virginia hereby renews its assent to the provisions and purposes of the act of Congress of May eighth, nineteen hundred and fourteen, entitled "An act to provide for cooperative agricultural extension work between the agricultural colleges in the several states receiving the benefits of an act of Congress approved July second, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, and of acts supplementary thereto, and the United States department of agriculture," and of all subsequent acts of Congress amending or supplementing said act, and accepts the appropriations of money authorized thereby.

WVC 18 - 10 - 5 §18-10-5. Federal aid for vocational education; duties of state board of education.
The provisions and purposes of the act of Congress of February twenty-third, nineteen hundred and seventeen, entitled "An act to provide for the promotion of vocational education; to provide for cooperation with the states in the promotion of such education in agriculture and the trades and industries; to provide for cooperation with the states in the preparation of teachers of vocational subjects; and to appropriate money and regulate its expenditures," are hereby accepted by the state of West Virginia as to (a) appropriations for the salaries of teachers, supervisors and directors of agricultural subjects; (b) appropriations for salaries of teachers of vocational and industrial subjects; (c) appropriations for the training of teachers, supervisors and directors of vocational subjects.

The state board of education is hereby designated as the state board to carry out the provisions of said act so far as the same relates to the cooperation of the states and the federal government, and shall have full power to do all things necessary in the formulation and execution of plans for the promotion of education in agriculture, in trades and industries, and to formulate and execute plans for the preparation of teachers of vocational subjects.

WVC 18 - 10 - 6 §18-10-6.
Repealed.

Acts, 1945 Reg. Sess., Ch. 58.

WVC 18 - 10 - 7 §18-10-7.
Repealed.

Acts, 1945 Reg. Sess., Ch. 58.

WVC 18 - 10 - 8 §18-10-8. Acceptance and distribution of future federal funds available to state.
The state board of education is hereby authorized and empowered to accept for the state of West Virginia, and expend for the purpose designated, any funds that may hereafter be made available to the board out of the federal treasury by an act or acts of Congress and allocated to this state for vocational education, or for the use or benefit of the state colleges and other state institutions under the direct control and supervision of the board, or for any other educational purpose.

The state superintendent of free schools is hereby authorized and empowered to accept for the state of West Virginia any funds that may hereafter be made available to the state department of education or to the state superintendent of free schools out of the federal treasury by an act or acts of Congress for current expense, capital outlay, free textbooks, or any other educational purpose in local public school units, or for any other educational purpose.

Subject to the provisions and conditions of applicable federal law with respect to the allocation and distribution of any federal funds for current expense purposes in local public school units, the state board of school finance is hereby authorized and empowered to allocate and distribute said federal funds in accordance with the following provisions:

1. Of said federal funds received, seventy-one percent shall be allocated for teachers' salaries and the distribution to each county board of education shall be made on the basis of actual teachers employed at the end of the second month of the current school term and said allocated share of such funds shall be used in said county for the purpose of adding to the present minimum legal salaries the following increments:

(a) Ten dollars per month for all teachers holding emergency certificates based on less than two years of college training.

(b) Twenty-five dollars per month for all teachers holding regular certificates based on less than four years of college training and all teachers holding emergency certificates based on two or more years of college training.

(c) Sixty-five dollars per month for all teachers holding regular certificates based on college degrees.

All such increments may be reduced or increased on a proportionate basis in accordance with the amount of funds available under the seventy-one percent allocation.

2. The balance of said federal funds, the equivalent of twenty-nine percent of said funds, shall be distributed among the several counties. Such distribution shall be based on the net enrollment for the fourth school month of the current year and determined on a ratio that said net enrollment of each county bears to the total net enrollment of the state.

WVC 18 - 10 - 9 §18-10-9. State board of education, board of governors and commissioner of public institutions empowered to carry out provisions of federal aid acts.
The state board of education as to educational matters other than those relating to the West Virginia University, the board of governors of West Virginia University as to educational matters relating to said university, and the state commissioner of public institutions, as to financial and business matters, as provided by law, are authorized and empowered to carry out the provisions of the original and supplemental acts of Congress mentioned or referred to in this article, and of any subsequent act or acts of Congress making appropriations to this state for educational purposes.

WVC 18 - 10 - 10 §18-10-10. Custody and disbursement of federal funds.
The treasurer of this state shall be the custodian of all moneys received by the state from appropriations made by any of the original or supplemental acts of Congress mentioned or referred to in sections two to six, inclusive of this article, and of all moneys received by the state from appropriations for educational purposes that may hereafter be made by any act or acts of Congress, and is authorized to receive and provide for the proper custody of the same. He shall keep an accurate account of the moneys so received, shall place the same to the credit of the proper institutions or funds, and, unless a different method is provided by law, shall make disbursements therefrom upon warrants of the state auditor issued on requisitions of the state commissioner of public institutions: Provided, however, That disbursements from the funds received for vocational education and vocational rehabilitation shall be made upon warrants of the state auditor issued on requisitions of the state board of education approved by the state commissioner of public institutions. The treasurer shall include in his biennial report to the governor a statement of his receipts and disbursements under the provisions of this article.

WVC 18 - 10 - 11 §18-10-11. West Virginia library commission authorized to accept federal appropriations for rural library service; governor may supplement state appropriation.
The West Virginia library commission, established by section twelve, article one, chapter ten of this code, is hereby authorized and empowered to accept for the state of West Virginia any appropriations of money for rural library service, and for similar library purposes, that may hereafter be made out of the federal treasury by an act or acts of Congress.

Should the appropriation provided by the Legislature for the purpose prove insufficient in amount to meet the requirements of the federal government relative to library purposes, the governor may supplement, from his contingent fund or from any other funds available for the purpose, said legislative appropriation by an amount sufficient to meet the said requirements of the federal government.

WVC 18 - 10 - 12 §18-10-12. Custody and disbursement of library funds.
The treasurer of this state shall be the custodian of all moneys received by the state from appropriations made by any of the original or supplemental acts of Congress mentioned or referred to in section eleven of this article, and specifically of all moneys received by the state from appropriations for such library purposes that may hereafter be made by any act or acts of Congress; and he is authorized to receive and to provide for the proper custody of the same. He shall also be the custodian of such library moneys received by the state from any other agencies, private and/or otherwise; and he is similarly authorized to receive and provide for the proper custody of these funds. The treasurer shall keep an accurate account of the moneys so received from whatever source, shall place the same to the credit of the West Virginia library commission; and, unless a different method is provided by law, he shall make disbursements therefrom upon warrants of the state auditor issued on requisitions of the West Virginia library commission approved by the state commissioner of public institutions. The said library commission shall make bylaws, rules and regulations for the allocation and administration of all library funds, and for the establishment of an adequate system of auditing and reporting such disbursements. The treasurer shall include in his biennial report to the governor a statement of his receipts and disbursements under the provisions of this section.

WVC 18 - 10 - 13 §18-10-13. State educational institutions authorized to participate in federal student loan program.
The governing board of each state educational institution is hereby authorized and empowered to comply with all provisions of federal law necessary to permit participation by such institution in the federal student loan program established by the "National Defense Education Act of 1958" or by any other act of Congress heretofore or hereafter enacted. The state matching funds needed to qualify the institution for receipt of federal contributions under any such program may be provided by the board from gifts or grants available to the institutions for loans to students unless the terms of the gift or grant would preclude its use for matching purposes.

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