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Introduced Version House Bill 2196 History

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H. B. 2196


(By Delegate Susman)
[Introduced February 11, 2005; referred to the
Committee on Roads and Transportation then the Judiciary.]




A BILL to amend the code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new section, designated §24A-2-7, relating to requiring commercial trucks to have the corporate name prominently displayed on the truck; and providing a penalty for violations.

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 §24A-2-7, to read as follows:
ARTICLE 2. COMMON CARRIERS BY MOTOR VEHICLES.

§24A-2-7. Commercial trucks to bear company name.

All common carriers operating in this State shall prominently display the company or corporate name of the common carrier on the cab of any truck owned or leased by the common carrier as well as on any trailer being pulled by a truck. Any owner of a common carrier who fails to comply with this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction thereof, shall be fined up to two hundred dollars.

NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to require commercial trucks to prominently bear the company name of the commercial carrier on the truck. The bill also provides a penalty for violations.

This section is new; therefore, strike-throughs and underscoring have been omitted.
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