CHAPTER 7. COUNTY COMMISSIONS AND OFFICERS.

§7-7-2. Establishment of county in-service training programs; further additional duties for prosecuting attorney in any county in excess of 200,000.

(a) There are hereby established county in-service training programs as hereinafter set forth.

(b) The Attorney General may establish any in-service training programs that will do most to assist the prosecuting attorneys in the performance of their duties. The Attorney General is authorized to accept any federal aid which may be made available or any financial assistance which may be available from any private nonprofit organization for the purposes of this section. The prosecuting attorney in any county having a population in excess of 200,000 shall also discharge the additional duties imposed upon him or her by the provisions of §49-4-503 of this code.

(c) The State Auditor may establish any in-service training programs for county commissioners, county clerks, sheriffs, and their assistants and employees that will do most to modernize and improve the services of their respective offices. The State Auditor in conjunction with the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals shall establish in-service training programs for circuit clerks and their assistants and employees. The State Tax Commissioner is authorized and directed to establish such in-service training programs for assessors and their assistants and employees. The State Tax Commissioner, State Auditor, and the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals are authorized to accept any federal aid which may be made available or any financial assistance which may be available from any private nonprofit organization for the purpose of this article.

(d) Each of the county officials mentioned in this section, and, at his or her option, one or more of his or her assistants, deputies, and employees, shall participate in the programs established under this section.

(e) The county commission shall reimburse officials and employees for the actual amount expended by them for food, lodging, and registration while in attendance at authorized training for the purpose of this section.

§7-7-2. Establishment of county in-service training programs; further additional duties for prosecuting attorney in any county in excess of 200,000.