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§30-29-2. Law-enforcement professional standards subcommittee.

(a) The Law-Enforcement Professional Standards Subcommittee is continued as a subcommittee of the Governor's Committee on Crime, Delinquency and Correction. The subcommittee has the following responsibilities:

(1) Review and administer programs for qualification, training and certification of law-enforcement officers in the state; and

(2) Consider applications by law-enforcement officers whose certification is deemed inactive as a result of his or her separation from employment with a law-enforcement agency.

(b) The subcommittee shall be comprised of eleven members, including one representative of each of the following:

(1) West Virginia State Police;

(2) Law-enforcement section of the Department of Natural Resources;

(3) West Virginia Sheriffs' Association;

(4) West Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police;

(5) West Virginia Deputy Sheriffs' Association;

(6) West Virginia State Lodge Fraternal Order of Police;

(7) West Virginia Municipal League;

(8) West Virginia Association of County Officials;

(9) Human Rights Commission;

(10) West Virginia Troopers Association; and

(11) The public at large.

(c) The subcommittee shall elect a chairperson and a vice chairperson. Special meetings may be held upon the call of the chairperson, vice chairperson or a majority of the members of the subcommittee. A majority of the members of the subcommittee who are present in person, by proxy or designation, or by electronic means constitutes a quorum. Any member appointed to the subcommittee who is a written designated representative has the full rights of a member, including the right to vote, serve on subcommittees or perform any other function.

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