WVC 15 - 2 - 40
§15-2-40. Commission on drunk driving prevention created;
members; quorum; meetings.
There is hereby created within the department of public safety
the commission on drunk driving prevention which shall consist of
eight members as follows: The superintendent of the department of
public safety; the commissioner of the department of motor
vehicles; the alcohol beverage control commissioner; the governor's
representative for highway safety; a prosecuting attorney appointed
by the governor from a list of three prosecuting attorneys
submitted by the prosecuting attorney's association; a county
sheriff appointed by the governor from a list of three county
sheriffs submitted by the county sheriff's association; a municipal
police officer appointed by the governor from a list of three
officers submitted by the state fraternal order of police; a lay
citizen of the state appointed by the governor, who has
demonstrated an interest in the prevention of drunk driving.
The superintendent of the department of public safety shall be
the chairman, ex officio, of the commission and shall provide the
necessary staff and meeting facilities to the commission. The
appointed members shall serve for a term of two years and may be
reappointed. Any appointed member who ceases to occupy the
position which qualifies him for the appointment shall immediately
vacate his membership on the commission. Each member shall serve
until the appointment of his successor.
No member shall receive any compensation, but shall be
reimbursed for actual and necessary expenses incurred in the
performance of his duties.
A majority of the members of the commission shall constitute
a quorum for the transaction of business. Meetings shall be held
at the call of the chairman or of a majority of its members.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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