§5A-4-2. Care, control and custody of capitol buildings and grounds.

(a) The director has the full responsibility for the care, control and custody of the capitol buildings and in this connection he or she shall:

(1) Furnish janitorial services, which are to be provided by employees of the Department of Administration for the main capitol building, including east and west wings, together with all the departments in the building, or connected with the building, regardless of the budget or budgets, departmental or otherwise, from which the janitorial services are paid, and shall furnish janitorial supplies, light, heat and ventilation for all the rooms and corridors of the buildings: Provided, That nothing in this section shall be construed to prohibit contracts for janitorial services with sheltered workshops. The President of the Senate and Speaker of the House of Delegates, or their respective designees, have charge of the halls and committee rooms of their respective houses and any other quarters at the state Capitol provided for the use of the Legislature or its staff and shall keep the areas properly cleaned, warmed and in good order and shall do and perform any other duties in relation to the areas as either house may require;(2) Landscape and take care of the lawns and gardens; and

(3) Direct the making of all minor repairs to and alterations of the capitol buildings and Governor's mansion and the grounds of the buildings and mansion. Major repairs and alterations shall be made under the supervision of the director, subject to the direction of the secretary.

(b) The offices of the assistants and employees appointed to perform these duties shall be located where designated by the secretary, except that they shall not be located in any of the legislative chambers, offices, rooms or halls. Office hours shall be arranged so that emergency or telephone service is available at all times. The hours shall be arranged so that janitorial service shall not interfere with other employment during regular office hours.(c) There is created in the state Treasury a special revenue account to be named the "Capitol Dome and Capitol Improvements Fund". The fund shall consist of moneys received under section ten, article twenty-two-a, chapter twenty-nine of this code and funds from any other source. Moneys in the fund shall be expended for maintenance and repairs of the capitol dome and other capital improvements and repairs to state-owned buildings.

(d) There is hereby created in the state Treasury a special revenue fund to be known as the "Governor's Mansion Fund". The fund shall operate as a special revenue fund whereby all deposits and payments thereto do not expire to the General Revenue Fund, but shall remain in the fund and be available for expenditure in succeeding fiscal years. This Fund shall consist of moneys deposited in the fund pursuant to the provisions of section two-a, article eight, chapter three of this code as well as interest earned on investments made from moneys deposited in the fund. Moneys from this fund shall be expended by the director for enhancement of the Governor's mansion subject to the direction of the secretary of administration and the discretion of the Governor: Provided, That any furniture, fixtures and equipment purchased with moneys from the Governor's Mansion Fund are property of the State of West Virginia.

Bill History For §5A-4-2

1990 Regular Session
Senate Bill 320
1961 Regular Session
Senate Bill 21