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WVC 17 - 2 A- 1 §17-2A-1. Duties of state road commissioner transferred to division of highways; department to act through commissioner of highways; office of commissioner of highways created; appointment, etc.
The office of state road commissioner heretofore existing is hereby continued in all respects as heretofore constituted, but is hereby designated as the West Virginia division of highways. All duties and responsibilities heretofore imposed upon the state road commissioner and the powers exercised by him are hereby transferred to the West Virginia division of highways and such duties and responsibilities shall be performed by said division and the powers may be exercised thereby through the West Virginia commissioner of highways who shall be the chief executive officer of the division.

There is hereby continued the office of West Virginia commissioner of highways who shall be appointed by the governor, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, subject to the provisions of section two-a, article seven, chapter six of this code.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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