§27-15-2. Who may enter into contracts under compact.
The governor, the state commissioner of public institutions,
the state board of education, the state board of vocational
education, the division of vocational rehabilitation, the state
commission on higher education, the West Virginia board of
regents, the state department of welfare, the department of
public safety, the state department of health and the West
Virginia board of probation and parole may negotiate and enter
into contracts on behalf of this state pursuant to Article III of
the compact and may perform such contracts: Provided, That no
funds, personnel, facilities, equipment, supplies or materials
shall be pledged for, committed or used on account of any such
contract, unless legally available therefor.