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The WV Ethics Commission was created in 1989 to implement and enforce a code of ethical conduct enacted by the Legislature for public servants (W.Va. Code § 6B-1-1 et seq.).  In 1999, the Ethics Commission was also given the responsibility of issuing Advisory Opinions regarding the Open Governmental Meetings Act (W.Va. Code § 6-9A-1 et seq.).  The Commission consists of nine members appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate.  The Commission meets monthly, generally on the first Thursday, and is supported by a staff of eight.


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