Adoption Law and Policies


West Virginia Code  Senate Bill No. 631

18-2A-1. Definition; adoption groups; adoption schedule.

18-2A-2. Request for samples and bids; deposit by bidder; selection, approval and publication of multiple list.

18-2A-3. Disposition of and requests for samples.

18-2A-4. Execution of contracts; bond.

18-2A-5. Selection by county boards; school curriculum teams.

18-2A-6. Retail prices; limitation on profit; violation; penalty.

18-2A-7. Exchange privilege; use of supplementary items; state- approved depositories authorized.

18-2A-8. Textbooks, instructional materials, or learning technologies must be approved and listed; when changes may be effected; rules.

18-2A-9. Gifts and bribes to influence adoption of books, instructional materials or learning technologies a felony; penalty.


WV State Board of Education Policy

Policy 2445.40 - Grouping for Textbooks (Instructional Resources)

Policy 2445.41 - Notice, Request and Instructions to Publishers


West Virginia Ethics Commission

West Virginia Code 6B

West Virginia Governmental Ethics Act

General Information About the WV Ethics Commission

Overview of the West Virginia Ethics Act

Administrative Rules of the WV Ethics Commission

"The Ethics Act" Booklet (2009)


For more information, please contact
Joey Wiseman

Office of Secondary Instruction, Assistant Director

rjwisema@access.k12.wv.us

Phone:  304-558-5325