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COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE

FOR

Senate Bill No. 250

(By Senator Snyder)

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[Originating in the Committee on the Judiciary;

reported March 27, 2013.]

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A BILL to amend and reenact article 10, chapter 64 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating generally to the promulgation of administrative rules by the Department of Commerce; legislative mandate or authorization for the promulgation of certain legislative rules by various executive or administrative agencies of the state; authorizing certain of the agencies to promulgate certain legislative rules in the form that the rules were filed in the State Register; authorizing certain of the agencies to promulgate certain legislative rules with various modifications presented to and recommended by the Legislative Rule-Making Review Committee; authorizing certain of the agencies to promulgate certain legislative rules with various modifications presented to and recommended by the Legislative Rule-Making Review Committee and as amended by the Legislature; authorizing the Development Office to promulgate a legislative rule relating to the use of coalbed methane severance tax proceeds; authorizing the Broadband Deployment Council to promulgate a legislative rule relating to broadband deployment grants programs; authorizing the Board of Miner Training, Education and Certification to promulgate a legislative rule relating to the standards for certification of coal mine electricians; authorizing the Division of Natural Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to special boating; authorizing the Division of Natural Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to special motorboating; authorizing the Division of Natural Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to defining the terms used in all hunting and trapping rules; authorizing the Division of Natural Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to prohibitions when hunting and trapping; authorizing the Division of Natural Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to deer hunting; authorizing the Division of Natural Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to general trapping; authorizing the Division of Natural Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to special waterfowl hunting; authorizing the Division of Natural Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to special fishing; authorizing the Division of Natural Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to falconry; authorizing the Division of Labor to promulgate a legislative rule relating to bedding and upholstered furniture; authorizing the Division of Labor to promulgate a legislative rule relating to the Amusement Rides and Amusement Attractions Safety Act; authorizing the Division of Labor to promulgate a legislative rule relating to the supervision of elevator mechanics and apprentices; authorizing the Division of Labor to promulgate a legislative rule relating to the Crane Operator Certification Act; and authorizing the Division of Labor to promulgate a legislative rule relating to the Crane Operator Certification Act – practical examination.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:

    That article 10, chapter 64 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, be amended and reenacted to read as follows:

ARTICLE 10. AUTHORIZATION FOR BUREAU OF COMMERCE TO PROMULGATE LEGISLATIVE RULES.

§64-10-1. Development Office.

    The legislative rule filed in the State Register on May 11, 2012, authorized under the authority of section twenty-a, article thirteen-a, chapter eleven, of this code, relating to the Development Office (use of coalbed methane severance tax proceeds, 145 CSR 13), is authorized.

§64-10-2. Broadband Deployment Council.

    The legislative rule filed in the State Register on August 10, 2012, authorized under the authority of section four, article fifteen-c, chapter thirty-one, of this code, modified by the Broadband Deployment Council to meet the objections of the Legislative Rule-Making Review Committee and refiled in the State Register on January 22, 2013, relating to the Broadband Deployment Council (broadband deployment grants programs, 208 CSR 1), is authorized.

§64-10-3. Board of Miners Training, Education and Certification.

    The legislative rule filed in the State Register on August 22, 2012, authorized under the authority of section six, article seven, chapter twenty-two-a, of this code, modified by the Board of Miners Training, Education and Certification to meet the objections of the Legislative Rule-Making Review Committee and refiled in the State Register on December 17, 2012, relating to the Board of Miners Training, Education and Certification (standards for certification of coal mine electricians, 48 CSR 7), is authorized.

§64-10-4. Division of Natural Resources.

    (a) The legislative rule filed in the State Register on August 31, 2012, authorized under the authority of section seven, article one, chapter twenty, of this code, relating to the Division of Natural Resources (special boating, 58 CSR 26), is authorized.

    (b) The legislative rule filed in the State Register on August 31, 2012, authorized under the authority of section twenty-three, article seven, chapter twenty, of this code, modified by the Division of Natural Resources to meet the objections of the Legislative Rule-Making Review Committee and refiled in the State Register on October 18, 2012, relating to the Division of Natural Resources (special motorboating, 58 CSR 27), is authorized.

    (c) The legislative rule filed in the State Register on August 31, 2012, authorized under the authority of section seven, article one, chapter twenty, of this code, relating to the Division of Natural Resources (defining the terms used in all hunting and trapping rules, 58 CSR 46), is authorized.

    (d) The legislative rule filed in the State Register on July 19, 2012, authorized under the authority of section seven, article one, chapter twenty, of this code, relating to the Division of Natural Resources (prohibitions when hunting and trapping, 58 CSR 47), is authorized.

    (e) The legislative rule filed in the State Register on August 31, 2012, authorized under the authority of section seven, article one, chapter twenty, of this code, modified by the Division of Natural Resources to meet the objections of the Legislative Rule-Making Review Committee and refiled in the State Register on October 18, 2012, relating to the Division of Natural Resources (deer hunting, 58 CSR 50), is authorized.

    (f) The legislative rule filed in the State Register on August 31, 2012, authorized under the authority of section seven, article one, chapter twenty, of this code, relating to the Division of Natural Resources (general trapping, 58 CSR 53), is authorized.

    (g) The legislative rule filed in the State Register on August 31, 2012, authorized under the authority of section seven, article one, chapter twenty, of this code, relating to the Division of Natural Resources (special waterfowl hunting, 58 CSR 58), is authorized.

    (h) The legislative rule filed in the State Register on August 31, 2012, authorized under the authority of section seven, article one, chapter twenty, of this code, relating to the Division of Natural Resources (special fishing, 58 CSR 61), is authorized.

    (i) The legislative rule filed in the State Register on August 31, 2012, authorized under the authority of section seven, article one, chapter twenty, of this code, modified by the Division of Natural Resources to meet the objections of the Legislative Rule-Making Review Committee and refiled in the State Register on October 31, 2012, relating to the Division of Natural Resources (falconry, 58 CSR 65), is authorized with the following amendments:

    On page one, subsection 2.8., after the word “Falconiformes” by inserting a comma and the words “the Order Accipitriformes”;

    On page one, after subsection 2.8., by inserting a new subsection 2.9. to read as follows:

    2.9. “Passage” means a first-year raptor that is no longer dependent upon parental care.;

    On page three, by striking out all of subsection 4.5. and inserting in lieu thereof a new subsection 4.5. to read as follows:

    4.5. A permittee may use a falconry to take any bird species for which there is a depredation order in place in 50 CFR at any time in accordance with the conditions of the applicable depredation order. The permittee may not receive any compensation for depredation activities.

    On page four, subdivision 5.3.e., after the word “Falconiform” by inserting a comma and the word “Accipitriform”;

    On page six, subdivision 7.2.a., by striking out the word “Alymeri” and inserting in lieu thereof the word “Aylmeri”;

    On page eight, by striking out all of subsection 10.1. and inserting in lieu thereof a new subsection 10.1. to read as follows:

    10.1. A raptor taken, possessed, transported or used for falconry purposes shall be marked with: a seamless, numbered band issued by the Division for captive-bred birds or a U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service permanent, non-reusable numbered band issued by the Division for birds originating from the wild. An ISO (International Organization for Standardization)-compliant (134.2 kHz) microchip may be implanted in addition to the band.;

    On page eight, by striking out all of subsection 10.3. and inserting in lieu thereof a new subsection 10.3. to read as follows:

    10.3. A permittee must report the loss or removal of any band within five (5) days by filing a Federal form 3-186A either electronically or in paper form. Lost bands must be replaced by a permanent, nonreusable numbered band supplied by the division. Upon remarking the raptor, the permittee shall immediately complete and submit a Federal form 3-186A either electronically or on paper reporting the new band.;

    On page nine, by striking out all of subsection 10.6. and inserting in lieu thereof a new subsection 10.6. to read as follows:

    10.6. A permittee shall remove and surrender to the division any markers from an intentionally released raptor which is indigenous to the state. A standard Federal band may be attached to the birds at the discretion of the division prior to release.;

    On page nine, subsection 11.1., by striking out the words “both the division and the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service Regional Law-Enforcement office” and inserting in lieu thereof the words “the division”;

    And,

    On page nine, by striking out all of subsection 11.3. and inserting in lieu thereof a new subsection 11.3. to read as follows:

    11.3.    Resident General or Master Falconers may take from the wild any species of Falconiform, Accipitriform or Strigiform in West Virginia except: eagles; peregrine falcon (Falco peregrines); Northern harrier (Circus cyaneus); northern goshawk (Accipiter gentilis); American rough-legged hawk (Buteo lagopus); barn owl (Tyto alba); long-eared owl (Asio otus); short-eared owl (Asio flammeus); saw-whet owl (Aegolius acadicus); merlin (Falco columbaris) eyases; and sharp-shinned hawk (Accipiter straitus) eyases.

§64-10-5. Division of Labor.

    (a) The legislative rule filed in the State Register on August 31, 2012, authorized under the authority of section fifteen, article one-a, chapter forty-seven, of this code, modified by the Division of Labor to meet the objections of the Legislative Rule-Making Review Committee and refiled in the State Register on December 21, 2012, relating to the Division of Labor (bedding and upholstered furniture, 42 CSR 12), is authorized.

    (b) The legislative rule filed in the State Register on August 31, 2012, authorized under the authority of section three, article ten, chapter twenty-one, of this code, modified by the Division of Labor to meet the objections of the Legislative Rule-Making Review Committee and refiled in the State Register on December 21, 2012, relating to the Division of Labor (Amusement Rides and Amusement Attractions Safety Act, 42 CSR 17), is authorized.

    (c) The legislative rule filed in the State Register on August 31, 2012, authorized under the authority of section eleven, article three-c, chapter twenty-one, of this code, modified by the Division of Labor to meet the objections of the Legislative Rule-Making Review Committee and refiled in the State Register on December 21, 2012, relating to the Division of Labor (supervision of elevator mechanics and apprentices, 42 CSR 21A), is authorized.

    (d) The legislative rule filed in the State Register on August 31, 2012, authorized under the authority of section three, article three-d, chapter twenty-one, of this code, modified by the Division of Labor to meet the objections of the Legislative Rule-Making Review Committee and refiled in the State Register on December 21, 2012, relating to the Division of Labor (Crane Operator Certification Act, 42 CSR 24), is authorized.

    (e) The legislative rule filed in the State Register on August 21, 2012, authorized under the authority of section three, article three-d, chapter twenty-one, of this code, relating to the Division of Labor (Crane Operator Certification Act - practical examination, 42 CSR 25), is authorized.

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