CHAPTER 5. GENERAL POWERS AND AUTHORITY OF THE GOVERNOR, SECRETARY OF STATE AND ATTORNEY GENERAL; BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS; MISCELLANEOUS AGENCIES, COMMISSIONS, OFFICES, PROGRAMS, ETC.

§5-16-1. Short title; legislative intent.

The short title by which this article may be referred to is "West Virginia Public Employees Insurance Act" and it is the express intent of the Legislature to encourage and promote a uniform partnership relation between all employers and employees participating in the insurance plan or plans formulated under the provisions of this article and constituting the insurance program, and to hereby declare such insurance program to be for a public purpose.