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§5F-1-2. Executive departments created; offices of secretary created.

(a) There are created, within the executive branch of the state government, the following departments:

(1) Department of Administration;

(2) Department of Education and the Arts;

(3) Department of Environmental Protection;

(4) Department of Health and Human Resources;

(5) Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety;

(6) Department of Revenue;

(7) Department of Transportation;

(8) Department of Commerce; and

(9) Effective July 1, 2011, Department of Veterans' Assistance.

(b) Each department will be headed by a secretary appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate. Each secretary serves at the will and pleasure of the Governor.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2017 Regular Session
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