§60-2-1. Office created; powers and functions generally; office of liquor control commissioner abolished and powers transferred.
To accomplish the purposes of this chapter there is hereby created the office of West Virginia Alcohol Beverage Control Commissioner. The commissioner shall have and is hereby granted all of the powers and authority and shall perform all of the functions and services heretofore vested in and performed by the West Virginia liquor control commissioner. The office of the West Virginia liquor control commissioner is hereby abolished. Wherever in this chapter and elsewhere in law reference is made to the West Virginia liquor control commissioner or liquor control commission such reference shall henceforth be construed and understood to mean the West Virginia Alcohol Beverage Control Commissioner. All parts and provisions of this chapter rendered meaningless and inapplicable by the provisions hereof are hereby modified and amended so that the provisions of this chapter will be consistent and harmonious in their entirety.