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§7-1-1 County commissions corporations; how constituted; election of president.
§7-1-1a Requirements for reforming, altering or modifying a county commission; alternative forms of county government.
§7-1-1b Legislative findings; qualifications for county commissioners.
§7-1-2 Sessions.
§7-1-3 Jurisdiction, powers and duties.
§7-1-3a Construction of waterworks; sewers and sewage disposal plants; improvements of streets, alleys and sidewalks; assessment of cost of sanitary sewers, improved streets and maintenance of roads n
§7-1-3b Purchase, installation and maintenance of radio mobile communication equipment and appliances for use by county sheriffs and their deputies.
§7-1-3c Purchase, installation and maintenance of photo copying equipment, microphotographic or other miniature photographic processes, appliances and supplies.
§7-1-3d Levy for, establishment and operation of fire prevention units; financial aid.
§7-1-3e Acquisition of land for, and operation of, public refuse dumps and sanitary landfills.
§7-1-3f Establishment and operation of garbage and refuse collection and disposal services.
§7-1-3g Acquisition, operation, and maintenance of sewerage systems and sewage plants.
§7-1-3h Authority and procedure for closing unused roads, streets and travel ways; notice and hearing; circuit court review.
§7-1-3i County commission may cooperate with other governmental units.
§7-1-3j Authority to establish county coordinating council; powers and duties of council; duties of county clerk.
§7-1-3k Authority to lease, rent or permit the use of county property.
§7-1-3l Authority to establish county appraisal-assessment board; functions and duties of board; duties of assessor.
§7-1-3m Authority to employ, fix compensation for and discharge personnel.
§7-1-3n Authority of certain counties as to building and housing codes; state building code.
§7-1-3o Authority to construct and maintain county transportation, parking, and other public facilities; delegation of such authority to board or commission; financing.
§7-1-3p Authority to require permits for mobile homes or house trailers; penalty.
§7-1-3q County commissions on intergovernmental relations created and established; composition of commission; powers and duties of commission; executive secretary; duties of executive secretary.
§7-1-3r Purposes of section; county commissions on crime, delinquency and correction created and established; composition of commission; powers and duties of commission; executive secretary; duties of
§7-1-3s Authority to govern traffic and parking; rules and regulations; penalties.
§7-1-3t Authority to make grants from general revenue funds and other funds for water and sewer systems.
§7-1-3u Authority of counties and municipalities to treat streams to prevent floods.
§7-1-3v Floodplain and mudslide area management; legislative findings; power and authority; enforcement; provisions cumulative.
§7-1-3w Authority to establish county beautification councils; organization; county commissions not obligated for debts of councils; powers and duties; expenditures of funds by councils; authority of
§7-1-3x County information referral service.
§7-1-3y Authority to grant funds to nutrition programs.
§7-1-3z Authority of counties to govern business of massage.
§7-1-3aa Authority of county commissions to create and fund a hazardous material accident response program.
§7-1-3bb Levy for, establishment and operation of sheltered workshops; financial aid.
§7-1-3cc Authority of county commissions to establish enhanced emergency telephone systems, technical and operational standards for emergency communications centers and standards for education and tra
§7-1-3dd Authority to establish county wage and benefits review board; duties and powers; membership.
§7-1-3ee Providing for payment of service fees at banking institutions.
§7-1-3ff Authority of county commission to regulate unsafe or unsanitary structures and refuse on private land; authority to establish an enforcement agency; county litter control officers; procedure
§7-1-3gg Lease agreements for equipment or materials with option to cancel or renew.
§7-1-3hh Authority to lease, sell or dispose of county property to the state, federal government or an instrumentality thereof.
§7-1-3ii Authority to require posting of commercial and residential addresses within municipal boundaries.
§7-1-3jj Authority of counties to enact ordinances restricting the location of businesses offering exotic entertainment.
§7-1-3kk Authority to provide for the elimination of hazards to public health and safety; penalty.
§7-1-3ll Clerk of the county commission duties relating to record keeping of military discharge forms.
§7-1-3mm Transfer of development rights in growth counties.
§7-1-3nn Election on ordinance for program for transfer of development rights; form of ballots or ballot labels; procedure.
§7-1-4 County commission authority to enact ordinance; ordinance provisions defining terms; restricting certain activities in relation to obscene matter; and establishing penalties for violations.
§7-1-5 Duties of county commissioners; payment for services other than services in court.
§7-1-5a Excusal of commissioner from voting where conflict of interest involved.
§7-1-6 Power to punish for contempts.
§7-1-7 Record books.
§7-1-8 Continuance of matters at end of session.
§7-1-9 Creation of special funds.
§7-1-10 Special account for federal and state grants-in-aid authorized.
§7-1-11 Purchasing in open market or competitive bids; debarment.
§7-1-12 Authority for establishing county curfews; jurisdiction for violations.
§7-1-13 Regulation of amateur radio antennas.
§7-1-14 Custody and care of animals abandoned, neglected or cruelly treated; animals causing public nuisance, health risk or safety hazard; authority of county commission.
§7-1-15 Challenge of candidate for county commission; residency.
§7-2-1 Disputed county boundary lines; jurisdiction of circuit court; review.
§7-2-2 Magisterial districts; boundary lines.
§7-2-3 Relocation of county seat.
§7-2-4 Change of name of unincorporated town or of district; petition; notice.
§7-2-5 Order changing name; recordation; costs.
§7-2-6 Establishment of county boundary lines; filing of maps; changes.
§7-2-7 Establishment of tax district boundary lines.
§7-3-1 Conveyances or devises to county.
§7-3-2 Courthouse, jail and offices.
§7-3-2a County commissions to purchase and display flags.
§7-3-3 Sale of county or district property.
§7-3-3a Sale of county or district property; local option election; petition, election procedure; form of ballot; effect of such election.
§7-3-4 Leasing of county lands for oil, gas or minerals.
§7-3-5 County commissions authorized to acquire and convey real estate and contract for construction, etc., and rental of courthouse, jail or other public building.
§7-3-6 Annual levy for rentals.
§7-3-7 Bonds for cost of real estate and public buildings.
§7-3-7a Bonds for construction or renovation of county jail or regional correctional center.
§7-3-8 Creation and enforcement of lien of bondholders.
§7-3-9 Form and payment of bonds; use of proceeds of bonds.
§7-3-10 Limitation on character of debt incurred.
§7-3-11 Powers conferred are additional.
§7-3-12 Liberally construed.
§7-3-13 Limitation on amount of debt; increase of levies.
§7-3-14 Authority to acquire and operate hospitals, clinics, long-term care facilities and other related facilities; financing.
§7-3-14a "Hospital," "clinic" and "long-term care facility" defined.
§7-3-15 Board of trustees for hospital, clinic or long-term care facility.
§7-3-15a Transfer of moneys; treasurer for county hospitals; bonding of treasurer; approval of bank accounts; authority to invest.
§7-3-16 Operation with bonds outstanding.
§7-3-17 Construction.
§7-3-18 Insuring of moneys collected by county officers.
§7-4-1 Duties of prosecuting attorney; further duties upon request of attorney general.
§7-4-2 Rewards for apprehension of persons charged with crime and expenditure of money for detection of crime; appointment of investigators of crime.
§7-4-3 Employment of counsel for civil matters; compensation of counsel.
§7-4-4 Prosecutor's advisory council; victim advocates; participation in multidisciplinary planning process.
§7-4-5 Multidisciplinary investigative teams.
§7-4-6 West Virginia Prosecuting Attorneys Institute.
§7-4-6a Repealed
§7-5-1 Sheriff ex officio county treasurer.
§7-5-2 Accounts by clerk of county court.
§7-5-3 Claims against county.
§7-5-4 Payment of money out of county treasury; signing of orders by mechanical or electrical devices; forgery; penalty.
§7-5-5 Issuance of county orders.
§7-5-6 Form of orders.
§7-5-7 Payment of legitimate uncontested invoices; interest on late payments; "Prompt Pay Act of 1995."
§7-5-7a Authorization for Purchase Card utilization.
§7-5-8 Demand before suit.
§7-5-9 Exemption of county property from execution; enforcing payment of order or judgment.
§7-5-10 County orders receivable for taxes and fees.
§7-5-11 Discounting or purchasing orders.
§7-5-12 Refusal to pay orders.
§7-5-13 Failure to account for taxes or moneys.
§7-5-14 Vacancy in office of sheriff; collection of taxes and fee bills by successor.
§7-5-15 Annual statement of sheriff of fines and costs received from magistrates; payment into state treasury.
§7-5-16 Preparation, publication and disposition of financial statements.
§7-5-17 Authority of county officials or employees to become members of voluntary associations.
§7-5-17a Triennial audits by certain associations and organizations receiving county funds.
§7-5-18 Membership and participation in area development corporations.
§7-5-19 Liability insurance for county officers and employees.
§7-5-20 Group insurance programs authorized.
§7-5-21 Annual and sick leave for county employees.
§7-5-22 County solid waste assessment fees authorized.
§7-5-23 Voluntary direct deposits by county treasurer of salaries of employees to banks or other financial institutions.
§7-5-24 Sheriff may commence civil action without paying fees and costs; fees and costs recoverable from defendants after completion of litigation.
§7-5A-1 Loans authorized.
§7-5A-2 Liquidating fund of county indebtedness.
§7-5A-3 Notice requiring presentation of outstanding claims.
§7-5A-4 Time for presentation of unpaid claims; payment by drafts; balance deposited in sinking fund.
§7-5A-5 Creation of sinking fund; loan may be repaid after five years.
§7-6-1 Designation of depositories.
§7-6-2 Bond of depositories.
§7-6-3 Additional security; failure of depository to comply with article; removal of moneys; cessation of business.
§7-6-4 Deposit and disbursement of moneys by sheriff.
§7-6-5 Interest on deposits.
§7-6-5a County treasurer authorized to make funds available to state board of investments; allocation of income.
§7-6-6 Monthly statement of amount of deposits.
§7-6-7 Account of deposits and disbursements.
§7-6-8 Meaning of "public moneys."
§7-6-9 Liability of sheriff for violation of depository law.
§7-7-2 Establishment of county in-service training programs; further additional duties for prosecuting attorney in any county in excess of two hundred thousand.
§7-7-3 Classification of counties for purpose of determining compensation of elected county officials.
§7-7-4 Compensation of elected county officials and county commissioners for each class of county; effective date.
§7-7-4a Authorizing the option of full-time status for part-time prosecuting attorneys.
§7-7-5 Repealed
§7-7-6 Repealed
§7-7-6a Assessors; additional compensation; additional duties.
§7-7-6b Additional compensation of assessors according to county classification.
§7-7-6c Additional compensation of assessor.
§7-7-6d Collection of head tax on dogs; duties of assessor and sheriff; registration of dogs; disposition of head tax; taxes on dogs not collected by assessor.
§7-7-6e Collection of head tax on sheep and goats; duties of county assessors and Commissioner of Agriculture; deposit of tax collections; creation of special revenue fund; purposes.
§7-7-7 County assistants, deputies and employees; their number and compensation; county budget.
§7-7-7a Limit of budget expenditures.
§7-7-8 Assistant prosecuting attorneys; appointment and compensation; when court may appoint attorney to prosecute.
§7-7-9 Procedure for payment of compensation.
§7-7-10 Repealed
§7-7-11 Illegal orders for compensation.
§7-7-12 Sharing compensation prohibited.
§7-7-12a Repealed
§7-7-13 Allowance for expenses of sheriff.
§7-7-14 Training of sheriffs and deputies; payment of expenses thereof by county court.
§7-7-15 Allowance for expenses of prosecuting attorney.
§7-7-16 Mileage allowance for county officials and employees.
§7-7-16a Public carriage.
§7-7-17 Repealed
§7-7-18 Repealed
§7-7-19 Compliance with Economic Stabilization Act of 1970.
§7-7-20 Penalties.
§7-7-21 Severability.
§7-7-22 Direct deposit of county officials' and employees' compensation into designated accounts in financial institutions.
§7-7-23 Awarding service pistol upon retirement.
§7-8-1 Jail to be provided; temporary jail; compensation by county for use of city jail.
§7-8-2 Sheriff to be keeper of jail; appointment of jailer; care of jail; authorizing county commissions and municipalities to seek reimbursement of medical care and certain clothing provided by cou
§7-8-2a Feeding and care of prisoners; purchase of food and supplies; contract for feeding of prisoners; records; inspection by health officer; payment of costs.
§7-8-3 Repealed
§7-8-4 Jailer to attend court; prisoners to be received in jail.
§7-8-5 Keeper of temporary jail.
§7-8-6 Guard for prisoners.
§7-8-7 Jail physician; clothing for indigent prisoners.
§7-8-8 Federal prisoners.
§7-8-9 Prisoners under civil process.
§7-8-10 Persons privileged from arrest under civil process.
§7-8-11 Deduction from sentence for good conduct.
§7-8-12 Establishment, operation and maintenance of county work farms.
§7-8-13 Repealed
§7-8-14 Reimbursement for costs of incarceration.
§7-9-1 Establishment.
§7-9-2 Board of directors.
§7-9-3 Appointment of directors.
§7-9-4 Officers.
§7-9-5 Contracts.
§7-9-6 Employees.
§7-9-7 Regulations.
§7-9-8 Records.
§7-9-9 Quarterly financial statements.
§7-9-10 Accounts and reports.
§7-9-11 Superintendent.
§7-9-12 Inspection and supervision.
§7-9-13 Deputy superintendent.
§7-9-14 Removal of officers.
§7-9-15 Costs of maintenance.
§7-9-16 Commitments.
§7-9-17 Inmates from other counties and cities.
§7-9-18 Inmates from cities.
§7-9-19 Sentence to workhouse.
§7-9-20 Procedure after sentence.
§7-9-21 Payment of fine.
§7-9-22 Enlargement of buildings.
§7-9-23 Fees of officers.
§7-9-24 Parole.
§7-10-1 Deputy sheriffs as humane officers.
§7-10-2 Duty of humane officers; reporting requirement when abuse or neglect of individuals suspected; prohibition against interference with humane officers; penalties.
§7-10-3 Cruel treatment of animal drawing or in vehicle; custody and care thereof by humane officers.
§7-10-4 Custody and care of animals abandoned, neglected or cruelly treated; hearing; bonds; liability for costs; liens; exclusions.
§7-10-4a Reporting of animals abandoned, neglected or cruelly treated; enforcement.
§7-10-5 Destruction of animals.
§7-11-1 County courts authorized to create a county parks and recreation commission.
§7-11-2 Commission a body corporate; perpetual existence; name; power and authority; authority of county commission; indebtedness of commission; agreements; tax exemption.
§7-11-2a Authority to lease property for educational instruction in fire prevention and protection.
§7-11-3 Number of members; quorum; qualifications; appointment; term; disqualifications.
§7-11-4 Oath of members; officers; location of office; personnel.
§7-11-5 General powers of commission; rules and regulations; misdemeanor offenses; park police authorized.
§7-11-6 Severability.
§7-11A-1 County commission or municipality may establish museum commission; cooperation; appointments.
§7-11A-2 Provisions of order or ordinance creating commission.
§7-11A-3 Commission empowered to employ personnel and charge admission fees.
§7-11A-4 County commission or municipality may contribute money to commission; commission may receive gifts, etc.
§7-11A-5 County, city and state agencies shall assist commission.
§7-11A-6 Commission must cooperate and coordinate activities with state agencies.
§7-11B-1 Short title.
§7-11B-2 Findings and legislative purpose.
§7-11B-3 Definitions
§7-11B-4 Powers generally.
§7-11B-5 Powers supplemental.
§7-11B-6 Application for development or redevelopment plan.
§7-11B-7 Creation of a development or redevelopment or district.
§7-11B-8 Project plan – approval.
§7-11B-9 Project plan – amendment.
§7-11B-10 Termination of development or redevelopment district.
§7-11B-11 Costs of formation of development or redevelopment district
§7-11B-12 Overlapping districts prohibited,
§7-11B-13 Conflicts of interest; required disclosures and abstention.
§7-11B-14 Projects financed by tax increment financing considered to be public improvements subject to prevailing wage, local labor preference and competitive bid requirements.
§7-11B-15 Reports by county commissions and municipalities, contents, and publication; procedure to determine progress of project; reports by development office, content of reports; rule-making author
§7-11B-16 Valuation of real property.
§7-11B-17 Division of ad valorem real property tax revenue.
§7-11B-18 Payments in lieu of taxes and other revenues.
§7-11B-19 Tax increment obligations generally.
§7-11B-20 Tax increment financing obligations — authority to issue.
§7-11B-21 Tax increment financing obligations — authorizing resolution.
§7-11B-22 Tax increment financing obligations — terms, conditions.
§7-11B-23 Tax increment financing obligations — security — marketability.
§7-11B-24 Tax increment financing obligations — special fund for repayment.
§7-11B-25 Tax increment financing obligations – Tax exemption.
§7-11B-26 Excess funds.
§7-11B-27 Computation of local share for support of public schools when tax increment financing is used.
§7-11B-28 Effective date.
§7-12-1 Establishment authorized; name; exceptions.
§7-12-2 Purposes.
§7-12-3 Management and control of county authority vested in board; appointment and terms of members; vacancies; removal of members.
§7-12-3a Management and control of municipal authority vested in board; appointment and terms of members; vacancies; removal of members.
§7-12-4 Qualifications of members.
§7-12-5 Compensation of members; expenses; recusal of member from voting where conflict of interest involved.
§7-12-6 Authority to be a public corporation.
§7-12-7 Powers generally.
§7-12-7a Findings respecting necessity for exercise of right of eminent domain; authorization to exercise right of eminent domain.
§7-12-8 Incurring indebtedness; rights of creditors.
§7-12-9 Agreements in connection with obtaining funds.
§7-12-9a Joint undertakings by county development authorities.
§7-12-9b Joint development entities.
§7-12-10 Property, bonds and obligations of authority exempt from taxation.
§7-12-11 Participation and appropriations authorized; transfers and conveyances of property.
§7-12-12 Contributions by county commissions, municipalities and others; funds and accounts; reports; audit and examination of books, records and accounts.
§7-12-13 Sale or lease of property; reversion of assets upon dissolution.
§7-12-14 Employees to be covered by workers' compensation.
§7-12-15 Liberal construction of article.
§7-12-16 Provisions severable.
§7-12A-1 Definitions.
§7-12A-2 Purpose of the maintenance association.
§7-12A-3 Petition to establish maintenance association.
§7-12A-4 Contents of maintenance association document; approval of recording of maintenance association documents.
§7-12A-5 Powers of maintenance associations.
§7-12A-6 Assessment and collection of fees; notice.
§7-13-1 Community action program organizations.
§7-13-2 Recognition.
§7-13-3 Repealed
§7-13-4 Eligibility.
§7-13-5 Area encompassed in program.
§7-13-6 Membership and participation in community action program organizations.
§7-13-6a Community action agencies.
§7-13-7 Status of community action program organizations.
§7-13-8 Contributions by county courts, county boards of education and municipal governments.
§7-13-9 Account]ability of funds.
§7-13-10 Employees covered by workers' compensation.
§7-13-11 Volunteers in Service to America.
§7-13-12 Severability.
§7-13-13 Liberal construction of article.
§7-13-14 Amendment of federal act.
§7-14-1 Appointments and promotions of deputy sheriffs.
§7-14-2 Definitions; population.
§7-14-3 Civil service commission.
§7-14-4 Clerk of the commission.
§7-14-5 Office and supplies for commission; appropriations required.
§7-14-6 Powers and duties of commission.
§7-14-7 Rules and regulations of commission; notice and distribution thereof; probationary period for appointees.
§7-14-8 Form of application; age requirements; exceptions.
§7-14-9 Character and notice of competitive examinations; qualifications of applicants; competitive examinations to be prescribed by state civil service commission; press representatives; posting elig
§7-14-10 Refusal to examine or certify; review thereof.
§7-14-11 Appointments from eligible list.
§7-14-12 Noncompetitive examination for filling vacancy; provisional appointment.
§7-14-13 Vacancies filled by promotions; eligibility for promotion; rights of chief deputy.
§7-14-14 No inquiry shall be made concerning political or religious opinions or affiliations of applicants, etc.
§7-14-15a Additional part-time police work permitted.
§7-14-16 Training and retraining programs for all deputies required.
§7-14-17 Removal, discharge, suspension or reduction in rank or pay; hearing; attorney fees; appeal; reduction in force; mandatory retirement age.
§7-14-17a Vacations for deputy sheriffs.
§7-14-17b Sick leave for deputy sheriffs.
§7-14-17c Salary increment.
§7-14-17d Right to receive complete standard uniform; and right to acquire badge.
§7-14-17e Deputy sheriffs who are required to work during holidays; how compensated.
§7-14-18 Offenses and penalties.
§7-14-19 Repealed
§7-14-19a Additional police work for deputy sheriffs in noncivil service counties.
§7-14-20 Inconsistent acts repealed; once established civil service remains mandatory.
§7-14-21 Severability.
§7-14A-1 Short title.
§7-14A-2 Definitions.
§7-14A-3 County commission to purchase professional liability insurance; limits; additional insurance authorized; contribution from deputies.
§7-14A-4 Liability of sheriff, county and county commission limited.
§7-14B-1 Appointments and promotions of correctional officers.
§7-14B-2 Definitions; population.
§7-14B-3 Civil service commission.
§7-14B-4 Clerk of commission.
§7-14B-5 Office and supplies for commission; appropriations required.
§7-14B-6 Powers and duties of commission.
§7-14B-7 Rules and regulations of commission; notice and distribution thereof; probationary period for appointees.
§7-14B-8 Form of application; age requirements; exceptions.
§7-14B-9 Character and notice of competitive examinations; qualifications of applicants; competitive examinations to be prescribed by state civil service commission; press representatives; posting el
§7-14B-10 Refusal to examine or certify; review thereof.
§7-14B-11 Appointments from eligible list.
§7-14B-12 Noncompetitive examination for filling vacancy; provisional appointment.
§7-14B-13 Vacancies filled by promotions; eligibility for promotion.
§7-14B-14 No inquiry shall be made concerning political or religious opinions or affiliations of applicants, etc.
§7-14B-15 Political activity of correctional officers prohibited; petition for vacating appointment; action on petition; appeal.
§7-14B-16 Training and retraining programs for all correctional officers required.
§7-14B-17 Removal, discharge, suspension or reduction in rank or pay; appeal; reduction in force; mandatory retirement age.
§7-14B-18 Vacations for correctional officers.
§7-14B-18a Correctional officers who are required to work during holidays; how compensated.
§7-14B-19 Sick leave.
§7-14B-20 Offenses and penalties.
§7-14B-21 County commission of counties with a population of less than twenty-five thousand may place correctional officers under civil service; protest and election with respect thereto.
§7-14B-22 Inconsistent acts repealed; once established civil service remains mandatory.
§7-14B-23 Severability.
§7-14C-1 Definitions.
§7-14C-2 Investigation and interrogation of a deputy sheriff.
§7-14C-3 Hearing.
§7-14C-4 Right to refuse to disclose personal finances; exceptions.
§7-14C-5 Appeal.
§7-14D-1 Short title.
§7-14D-2 Definitions.
§7-14D-2a Meaning of terms.
§7-14D-3 Creation and administration of West Virginia Deputy Sheriffs Retirement System; specification of actuarial assumptions.
§7-14D-4 Article to be liberally construed; supplements federal social security; federal qualification requirements.
§7-14D-5 Members.
§7-14D-6 Creation of fund; investments.
§7-14D-7 Members' contributions; employer contributions.
§7-14D-8 Transfer from public employees retirement system.
§7-14D-8a Notice requirements; test case.
§7-14D-9 Retirement; commencement of benefits.
§7-14D-9a Federal law maximum benefit limitations.
§7-14D-9b Federal law minimum required distributions.
§7-14D-9c Direct rollovers.
§7-14D-9d Rollovers and transfers to purchase service credit orrepay withdrawn contributions.
§7-14D-10 Retirement credited service through member's use, as option, of accrued annual or sick leave days.
§7-14D-11 Retirement benefits.
§7-14D-12 Annuity options.
§7-14D-13 Refunds to certain members upon discharge or resignation; deferred retirement; forfeitures.
§7-14D-14 Awards and benefits for disability — Duty related.
§7-14D-15 Same — Due to other causes.
§7-14D-16 Same — Physical examinations; termination of disability.
§7-14D-17 Prior disability.
§7-14D-18 Awards and benefits to surviving spouse — When member dies in performance of duty, etc.
§7-14D-19 Same — When member dies from nonservice-connected causes.
§7-14D-20 Additional death benefits and scholarships — Dependent children.
§7-14D-21 Burial benefit.
§7-14D-22 Double death benefits prohibited.
§7-14D-23 Loans to members.
§7-14D-24 Service as sheriff.
§7-14D-24a Return to covered employment by retired member.
§7-14D-25 Exemption from taxation, garnishment and other process; exception for certain qualified domestic relations orders.
§7-14D-26 Fraud; penalties; and repayment.
§7-14D-27 Credit toward retirement for member's prior military service; credit toward retirement when member has joined armed forces in time of armed conflict; qualified military service.
§7-14D-28 Pro rata reduction of annuities.
§7-14D-29 Effective date; report to joint committee on government and finance; special starting date for benefits.
§7-14D-30 Limitation of county liability.
§7-14D-31 Benefits not forfeited if system terminates.
§7-14E-1 Legislative findings and purpose.
§7-14E-2 Statewide uniform fees for reports generated by sheriff's offices; dedication of fees.
§7-15-1 Short title.
§7-15-2 Legislative findings and declaration of policy.
§7-15-3 Definitions.
§7-15-4 Duty of county commissions to provide emergency ambulance service; emergency ambulance service authorities authorized; authorities to be public corporations.
§7-15-5 Management of authority vested in board; eligibility, appointment, number and term of members; vote of members; vacancies.
§7-15-6 Compensation of members; expenses.
§7-15-7 Meetings of authority; officers; employees; official bonds; records of authority public records.
§7-15-8 Quorum; majority vote required.
§7-15-9 Budget.
§7-15-10 Powers and duties of authorities generally.
§7-15-11 Contributions to authorities; funds and accounts of authorities; reports; audit by state tax department.
§7-15-12 Emergency ambulance service not regulated by public service commission.
§7-15-13 Exemption from taxation.
§7-15-14 Indebtedness of authorities.
§7-15-15 Conflict of interest.
§7-15-16 Competitive bids; publication of solicitation for sealed bids.
§7-15-17 Imposition and collection of special emergency ambulance service fee by county commission.
§7-15-18 Article constitutes complete authority; liberal construction; severability.
§7-16-1 Establishment of authorities authorized.
§7-16-2 Purposes.
§7-16-3 Management and control vested in authority; appointment and terms of members; vacancies; removal of members; meetings; quorum; compensation.
§7-16-4 Authority to be a public corporation; name; power to contract and sue; seal.
§7-16-5 Powers, duties and responsibilities of authority generally.
§7-16-6 Employees to be covered by workers' compensation.
§7-16-7 Liberal construction of article; provisions not in derogation of other powers.
§7-16-8 Provisions severable.
§7-16-9 Expiration of authority.
§7-17-1 Findings.
§7-17-2 Definitions.
§7-17-3 County fire association creation; prohibiting entrance by a municipality maintaining a full time paid fire department.
§7-17-4 Management and control vested in the county fire association; appointment.
§7-17-5 Sale or lease of property; reversion of assets upon dissolution.
§7-17-6 County fire board creation and management; membership; terms of members; vacancies.
§7-17-7 Resident requirement of county fire board members; municipality location.
§7-17-8 Compensation; expenses.
§7-17-9 Board to be a public corporation.
§7-17-10 Powers generally.
§7-17-11 Limitations.
§7-17-12 County fire service fees; petition; election; dedication; and increase.
§7-17-13 Incurring indebtedness; rights of creditors.
§7-17-14 Agreements in connection with obtaining funds.
§7-17-15 Property, bonds and obligations of authority exempt from taxation.
§7-17-16 Appropriations authorized.
§7-17-17 Contributions by county commissions, municipalities and others; funds and accounts; reports; audit and examination of books, records and accounts and penalties.
§7-17-18 Sale or lease of property; reversion of assets upon dissolution.
§7-17-19 Employees to be covered by workers' compensation.
§7-17-20 Liberal construction of article.
§7-18-1 Hotel occupancy tax.
§7-18-2 Rate of tax.
§7-18-3 Definitions.
§7-18-4 Consumer to pay tax; hotel or hotel operator not to represent that it will absorb tax; accounting by hotel.
§7-18-5 Occupancy billed to government agencies or employees.
§7-18-6 Collection of tax when sale on credit.
§7-18-7 Receivership bankruptcy; priority of tax.
§7-18-8 Failure to collect or remit tax; liability of hotel operator.
§7-18-9 Total amount collected to be remitted.
§7-18-10 Tax return and payment.
§7-18-11 Keeping and preserving of records.
§7-18-12 Liability of officers.
§7-18-13 General procedure and administration.
§7-18-13a Annual reports by convention and visitor's bureaus.
§7-18-14 Proceeds of tax; application of proceeds.
§7-18-15 Criminal penalties.
§7-19-1 Definitions.
§7-19-2 Legislative findings.
§7-19-3 Authority to invest; limitations on investment in linked deposits; loan cap.
§7-19-4 Applications for loan; priorities; loan package.
§7-19-5 Acceptance or rejection of loan package; deposit agreement.
§7-19-6 Rate of loan; certification and monitoring of compliance; reports.
§7-19-7 Liability of the county commission or its agent.
§7-19-8 Penalties for violation of article.
§7-20-1 Short title.
§7-20-2 Purpose and findings.
§7-20-3 Definitions.
§7-20-4 Counties authorized to collect fees.
§7-20-5 Credits or offsets to be adjusted; incidental benefit by one development not construed as denying reasonable benefit to new development.
§7-20-6 Criteria and requirements necessary to implement collection of fees.
§7-20-7 Establishment of impact fees; levies may be used to fund existing capital improvements.
§7-20-8 Use and administration of impact fees.
§7-20-9 Refund of unexpended impact fees.
§7-20-10 Impact fees required to be consistent with other development regulations.
§7-20-11 Additional powers.
§7-20-12 Countywide service fees.
§7-20-13 Bonds issued to finance infrastructure project
§7-20-14 Use of proceeds from sale of bonds.
§7-20-15 No contribution by county.
§7-20-16 Bonds made legal investments.
§7-20-17 Construction of article.
§7-20-18 No notice, consent or publication required.
§7-20-19 Public officials exempt from personal liability.
§7-20-20 Cooperation by public bodies.
§7-20-21 Relocation of public utility lines or facilities to accommodate special infrastructure project.
§7-20-22 Special infrastructure projects financed by service fee considered to be public improvements subject to prevailing wage, local labor preference and competitive bid requirements.
§7-20-23 Excess funds; termination of service fee.
§7-20-24 Severability.
§7-21-1 Short title.
§7-21-2 Findings and declarations.
§7-21-3 Budget stabilization fund; creation; appropriation; maximum.
§7-21-4 Fund investment; usage.
§7-22-2 Legislative findings and declaration of purpose.
§7-22-3 Definitions.
§7-22-4 Authorization to create economic opportunity development districts.
§7-22-5 Development expenditures.
§7-22-6 Notice; hearing.
§7-22-7 Application to development office for approval of an economic opportunity development district project.
§7-22-8 Establishment of the economic opportunity development district fund.
§7-22-9 Authorization to levy special district excise tax
§7-22-10 Ordinance to create district as approved by development office and authorized by the Legislature.
§7-22-11 District board; duties.
§7-22-12 Special district excise tax authorized.
§7-22-13 Requisition of district subaccount funds.
§7-22-14 Modification of Included area; notice; hearing.
§7-22-15 Abolishment and dissolution of district; notice; hearing.
§7-22-16 Bonds issued to finance economic opportunity development district projects.
§7-22-17 Security for bonds.
§7-22-18 Redemption of bonds.
§7-22-19 Refunding bonds.
§7-22-20 Use of proceeds from sale of bonds.
§7-22-21 Bonds made legal investments.
§7-23-1 Short title.
§7-23-2 Legislative intent and findings.
§7-23-3 Flexibility for county commissions, municipalities and county boards of education.
§7-24-1 Appalachian Region Interstate Compact; form of compact.