§6-7-8. Public carriage for state officials and employees and the university of West Virginia board of trustees and the board of directors of the state college system.
State law-enforcement officials, including, but not limited to, the director of the division of public safety, the adjutant general of the West Virginia national guard, the director of the office of emergency services, the director of the division of natural resources, the director of the division of environmental protection, the commissioner of the division of corrections, the state fire marshal, state fire administrator and officials of the university of West Virginia board of trustees and the board of directors of the state college system at the discretion of the respective chancellor thereof, have the authority to use, and permit and allow or disallow their designated employees to use, publicly provided carriage to travel from their residences to their workplace and return: Provided, That such usage is subject to the supervision of such official and is directly connected with and required by the nature and in the performance of such official's or designated employee's duties and responsibilities.