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§23-2D-5. Special account created; use of moneys in the Fund.

(a) There is hereby created in the state Treasury a special interest bearing account known as the "Workers' Compensation Debt Reduction Fund." Funds in this account may be invested in the manner permitted by the provisions of article six, chapter twelve of this code, with interest income a proper credit to this fund.

(b) Moneys to be deposited in this account include:

(1) The amounts provided in section two, article eleven-a, chapter four of this code;

(2) The net amount of all moneys received by the Tax Commissioner from collection of the new taxes imposed by section four, article thirteen-v, chapter eleven of this code, including any interest, additions to tax, or penalties collected with respect to these taxes pursuant to article ten, chapter eleven of this code;

(3) The net amount of moneys received by the Insurance Commissioner from collection of the new premiums tax imposed by section three, article two-c of this chapter; and

(4) Moneys from racetrack video lottery net terminal income, as provided in section ten and ten-b, article twenty-two-a, chapter twenty-nine of this code.

(c) Moneys in this account are to be used and expended to reduce the Workers' Compensation debt or to pay debt service on bonds sold pursuant to this article for the purpose of reducing or paying the Workers' Compensation debt, or for any combination of both of these purposes.

(d) From the moneys deposited in this fund, there shall first be transferred each month to the debt service fund created in section six of this article sufficient amounts to provide for the timely payment of the principal, interest and redemption premium, if any, on any revenue bonds or refunding bonds issued pursuant to this article, as determined in the trust agreement or agreements. Remaining moneys shall be transferred monthly to the old fund.

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