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