§1-4-2. Conduct of public business and exercise of governmental
functions at temporary location; validity of acts.
During the period when the public business is being conducted
at the emergency temporary location, or locations, the governing
body and other officers of a political subdivision of this state
shall have and possess and shall exercise, at such location, or
locations, all of the executive, legislative and judicial powers
and functions conferred upon such body and officers by or under the
laws of this state. Such powers and functions may be exercised in
the light of the exigencies of the emergency situation without
regard to or compliance with time-consuming procedures and
formalities prescribed by law and pertaining thereto, and all acts
of such body and officers shall be as valid and binding as if
performed within the territorial limits of their political
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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