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 eligible list; medical examinations; exceptions as to and training
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7-14B-22 Inconsistent acts repealed; once established civil service remains mandatory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

Terms Used In West Virginia Code > Chapter 7 > Article 14B

  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • in writing: include any representation of words, letters or figures, whether by printing, engraving, writing or otherwise. See West Virginia Code 2-2-10
  • judgment: includes decrees and orders for the payment of money or the conveyance or delivery of land or personal property, or some interest therein, or any undertaking, bond or recognizance which has the legal effect of a judgment. See West Virginia Code 2-2-10
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • oath: shall be deemed to include an affirmation and the word "swear" or "sworn" to be complied with if the person referred to make solemn affirmation. See West Virginia Code 2-2-7
  • offense: includes every act or omission for which a fine, forfeiture or punishment is imposed by law. See West Virginia Code 2-2-10
  • 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
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.