(b) The governor may appoint counsel for the director, who shall perform legal services in representing the interests of residents in residential care communities in matters under the jurisdiction of the director, as the governor shall direct. It is the duty of counsel so appointed to appear for the residents in all cases where they are not represented by counsel. The compensation of counsel so appointed shall be fixed by the governor.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2015 Regular Session
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