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Chapter 26     Entire Code

CHAPTER 26. STATE BENEVOLENT INSTITUTIONS.

ARTICLE 1. CHILDREN'S HOME.

§26-1-1. West Virginia Children's Home.

The West Virginia Children's Home, heretofore established, shall be continued, and shall be managed, directed and controlled by the state department of welfare.

§26-1-2. Admission of children.

The state department of welfare shall admit to the home children surrendered or otherwise placed in its custody in any manner authorized by law; and the children shall be kept, maintained and educated therein until they can be placed by legal authority in suitable homes elsewhere.

§26-1-3. Superintendent; establishment of rules.

The commissioner of welfare shall appoint a superintendent of the children's home. The superintendent shall establish and post rules for operation of the home, subject to approval of the commissioner.

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