The West Virginia Code or Law provide the legal requirements for the Board and registered professional nurses. The rules make the law more specific. Both documents must be used together when making practice related decisions. The laws are passed by the West Virginia Legislature. The laws for Boards are found in Chapter 30. The beginning of Chapter 30 includes laws all boards must follow. The RN Board law is in Chapter 30 Article 7 and the Nurse-Midwife law is in Chapter 30 Article 15. Once at the site for the Code, scroll down, on the left hand side, to the Article you wish to review.