§25-1-6. Title to property of state institutions; custody of deeds and other muniments of title; authority of

commissioner.
The title to all property constituting or belonging to the several institutions named in section three of this article is vested in the state. The commissioner of corrections is custodian of all deeds and other muniments of title and shall cause such as are susceptible of recordation to be recorded in the proper offices. The commissioner is authorized, as lessor, to lease the West Virginia penitentiary in Moundsville, title to which is vested in the state by prior enactment of this article, for a term of not more than twenty-five years.