Notwithstanding other provisions of this code to the contrary, the board of governors of West Virginia University is hereby authorized to contract for the planning, design, and construction of buildings and other physical facilities which are in its judgment suitable for the schools of medicine, dentistry and nursing, including the purchase and installation of necessary equipment, the making of sewer, water, gas, electrical and other connections, and the construction of such roadways, sidewalks, landscaping and approaches as may be required, although the total amount of such contracts may be in excess of appropriations available for the purpose at the time such contracts are made.
There is hereby authorized to be appropriated for application to or discharge of any agreement which may be entered into under the authorization herein granted such sums as are or may become available out of the special medical school fund, otherwise provided by law, and funds specially received for the purpose of assisting such construction under the terms of any present or future federal law, or through gift, devise, bequest, or otherwise. Nothing herein contained shall be construed to authorize or permit the board of governors of West Virginia University, or any person purporting to act for it, to create any obligation or to incur any liability other than such obligations and liabilities as are dischargeable solely from appropriations regularly made pursuant to law.
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