This article shall become effective at such time as a majority of the contiguous states have passed legislation permitting that state to become a participating state and the consent of Congress has been obtained.

Terms Used In West Virginia Code 19-11C-4

  • state: when applied to a part of the United States and not restricted by the context, includes the District of Columbia and the several territories, and the words "United States" also include the said district and territories. See West Virginia Code 2-2-10