§15-6-1. Legislative purpose and authority.
In order to provide modern and efficient facilities for the training, operations, supply and administration of the national guard, to provide for the defense of the state in time of war and to repel invasion and suppress insurrection, to provide facilities for use in time of fires, floods, riots and other disasters, to provide public meeting places, recreational and other facilities and to promote the general welfare, the state armory board (hereinafter created) is hereby authorized and empowered to construct, acquire, improve, maintain, repair and operate armories and armory projects (as hereinafter defined) and to issue armory board revenue bonds of the state of West Virginia, payable solely from revenues, to pay the cost of such projects.