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§29-29-5. Powers and duties of nonprofit youth organization.

(a) Before the nonprofit youth organization may issue a nonprofit volunteer permit to an applicant, the organization shall:

(1) Gather and maintain the following information for each applicant:

(A) The applicant's name, position, address and phone number;

(B) A copy of the applicant's authorization to practice from all jurisdictions in which the applicant is authorized to practice;

(2) Require documentation that the applicant has received at least two hours of instruction provided by the nonprofit youth organization, which may be accomplished by webinar, video conference or other remote means of instruction;

(3) No more than one hundred twenty days prior to any volunteer services being performed, require documentation from all jurisdictions in which the applicant authorized to practice stating that the applicant's authorization to practice is valid, in good standing and unrestricted and without limitation or condition; and

(4) Require a written acknowledgment signed by the applicant that the rules, regulations and procedures established by the nonprofit youth organization have been received and reviewed.

(b) All information and documentation maintained and gathered pursuant to this section shall be maintained in a safe and secure manner, which may be electronically, by the nonprofit youth organization for a period of ten years from the date a permit is issued to the applicant.

(c) The nonprofit youth organization providing emergency medical services shall have a license to operate an emergency medical services agency pursuant to section six-a, article four-c, chapter sixteen of this code and the Commissioner of the Bureau for Public Health may make such adjustments to the licensing standards to reflect the nature of the services provided by the permittees and the size, scope and interests being served by any event or program of such organization.

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