§62-5-1. Payment of witnesses.
Sections sixteen and seventeen of article one, and section
sixteen of article two, chapter fifty-nine of this code shall apply
to a person attending as a witness under a recognizance or summons
in a criminal case whether the same be a felony or misdemeanor, as
well as to a person attending under a summons in a civil case,
except that in a criminal case, a person residing out of this
state, who attends a court therein as a witness, shall be allowed
by such court a proper compensation for attendance and travel to
and from the place of his abode; the amount of the same to be fixed
by such court. Such compensation and other allowances shall, in
all criminal cases be paid out of the treasury of the state.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2012 1st Special Session