H. B. 3105
(By Delegates Michael, Boggs, Cann, Kominar, Stalnaker,
Proudfoot, Thompson, Frederick, Palumbo, H. K. White, Susman)
(Originating in the Committee on Finance)
[March 17, 2005]
A BILL to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by
adding thereto a new section, designated §21-3-21, relating to
creating a special revenue fund for the provision of
occupational safety and health initiatives.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, be amended
by adding thereto a new section, designated §21-3-21, to read as
ARTICLE 3. SAFETY AND WELFARE OF EMPLOYEES.
§21-3-21. Special Revenue Fund for the Division of Labor;
authorized deposits; disbursements; purpose.
There is hereby created in the State Treasury a special
revenue fund to be known as the "Occupational Safety and Health
Fund" which shall consist of all gifts, grants, bequests,
transfers, appropriations or other donations or payments which may be received
by the Division of Labor
from any governmental entity
or unit or any person, firm, foundation, or corporation
purposes of this section
, and all interest or other return earned
from investment of the fund. Expenditures from the fund shall be
made by the Commissioner of the Division of Labor to provide
matching funds, or to reimburse the Division of Labor for providing
matching funds, to obtain federal funds for the administration of
an occupational safety and health consultation program under
contract with the federal Division of Labor.