§7-13-7. Status of community action program organizations.
In order to be a community action program organization under the provisions of this article, such organization must be a public governmental agency or a nonprofit corporation qualified to do business in West Virginia, other than a political party, and must be recognized by the governor, in accordance with the provisions of section two of this article, for the public purpose declared in section one of this article.

In no instance shall the state, any agency thereof, or a county court, county board of education, or municipal government provide or extend, under the provisions of this article, money, and real and other property, tangible or intangible, or financial assistance to other than a community action program organization recognized by the governor in accordance with the provisions of section two of this article.