House Bill 2708 History
H. B. 2708
(By Delegates D. Poling, Marshall, Argento,
Klempa and Caputo)
[Introduced January 9, 2008
; referred to the
Committee on Government Organization then the Judiciary.]
A BILL to amend and reenact §12-3-5 of the Code of West Virginia,
1931, as amended, relating to electronic requisition format
approved by the Auditor; and providing that the Auditor may
set standards for archiving electronic and paper documents
related to requisitions.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That §12-3-5 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended,
be amended and reenacted to read as follows:
ARTICLE 3. APPROPRIATIONS, EXPENDITURES AND DEDUCTIONS.
§12-3-5. When requisition to Auditor sufficient authority for
(a) When an appropriation has been made by law, subject to the
order or payable on the requisition of a particular officer, board
or person, the order or written or electronic requisition is
sufficient authority to the Auditor to issue a warrant for the same or any party thereof.
(b) The Auditor:
(1) Shall accept an electronic requisition from Marshall
University and West Virginia University in an unaltered format
approved by the Auditor;
(2) May accept or require an electronic requisition from any
entity other than Marshall University or West Virginia University
at his or her discretion in an unaltered format approved by the
(3) May not issue a warrant for an amount that exceeds the
appropriation or for an expired appropriation; and
(4) Is the sole authority for setting standards for archiving
both electronic and paper documents related to requisitions.
NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to provide that the Auditor
approve the electronic requisition format and it provides that the
Auditor may set standards for archiving electronic and paper
documents related to requisitions.
Strike-throughs indicate language that would be stricken from
the present law, and underscoring indicates new language that would