§6-2-17. Suits on bonds payable to state brought in name of state.
Upon any bond payable to the state of West Virginia, whether
heretofore or hereafter taken, suits may be prosecuted from time to
time in the name of the state, for the benefit of the state, or of
any county, district, corporation or person injured by a breach of
the condition of any such bond, until damages are recovered in the
aggregate equal to the penalty thereof.