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Introduced Version - Originating in Committee Senate Concurrent Resolution 73 History

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SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 73

(By Senator Snyder)

[Originating in the Committee on Government Organization]

 

 

Requesting the Joint Committee on Government and Finance study the feasibility of regulating the bail bonding industry.

    Whereas, A lack of uniformity in regulation and oversight of bail bondsmen exists across the state; and

    Whereas, The courts have no way to verify available collateral to secure bonds; and

    Whereas, Different fees are charged from county to county to post bonds; therefore, be it

    Resolved by the Legislature of West Virginia:

    That the Joint Committee on Government and Finance is hereby requested to study the feasibility of regulating the bail bonding industry; and, be it

    Further Resolved, That the Joint Committee on Government and Finance report to the regular session of the Legislature, 2014, on its findings, conclusions and recommendations, together with drafts of any legislation necessary to effectuate its recommendations; and, be it

    Further Resolved, That the expenses necessary to conduct this study, to prepare a report and to draft necessary legislation be paid from legislative appropriations to the Joint Committee on Government and Finance.

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