WVC 17 - 19 - 8
§17-19-8. Unlawful to employ relatives on roads; exception.
It shall be unlawful for any county court, or any county
engineer or supervisor, or district road superintendent, to
appoint or employ, as a laborer on the public roads, the father,
son, son-in-law, grandson, brother, brother-in-law, nephew or
first cousin by blood of any member of such court or of such
engineer or supervisor or superintendent; provided a sufficient
amount of other efficient labor can be secured within the
vicinity. Any person violating the provisions of this section
shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and, on conviction thereof,
shall be fined not less than ten nor more than one hundred
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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