§23-4A-1. Disabled Workers' Relief Fund created.
(a) For the relief of persons who are receiving benefits pursuant to a permanent total disability award in amounts less than thirty-three and one-third percent of the average weekly wage for the State of West Virginia per month, and for the relief of widows who are receiving benefits on account of the death of an employee in amounts less than thirty-three and one-third percent of the average weekly wage in the State of West Virginia per month, and for the relief of children of employees deceased before one thousand nine hundred sixty-seven, who are under the age of twenty-three and who are full-time students, and for the relief of other persons who are receiving dependents' benefits on account of the death of an employee in amounts less than the specific monetary amounts set forth in section ten, article four of this chapter and in effect as of the first day of July, one thousand nine hundred seventy-three, there is continued a separate fund, heretofore known as the "Disabled Workmen's Relief Fund", and which shall hereafter be known as the "Disabled Workers' Relief Fund", which shall consist of any sums that are, from time to time, made available to carry out the objects and purposes of this article. The fund shall be in the custody of the State Treasurer and disbursements from the fund shall be made upon requisition signed by the executive director to those persons entitled to participate in the fund and in such amounts to each participant that are provided in section three of this article.

(b) Effective upon termination of the commission, the "Disabled Workers' Relief Fund" shall be administered by the successor to the commission and the administrative duties assigned to the executive director shall be transferred to the chief executive officer of the successor to the commission.