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Introduced Version House Joint Resolution 30 History

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HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 30

              (By Delegates Overington, Householder,
Andes, Savilla, Cowles, J. Miller
and Gearheart)

[Introduced January 26, 2011; referred to the Committee on Constitutional Revision then the Judiciary.]

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of West Virginia, amending article III thereof, by adding thereto a new section, designated section 23 relating to the right to work; numbering and designating such proposed amendment; and providing a summarized statement of the purpose of such proposed amendment.
    Resolved by the Legislature of West Virginia, two thirds of the members elected to each house agreeing thereto:
    That the question of ratification or rejection of an amendment to the Constitution of the State of West Virginia be submitted to the voters of the state at the next general election to be held in the year 2012, which proposed amendment is that article thereof be amended by adding thereto a new section, to read as follows:
ARTICLE III. BILL OF RIGHTS.
§23. Right to work.
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A person has the right to work without the condition that the person be affiliated with a labor organization and pay dues or other fees.
    Resolved further, That in accordance with the provisions of article eleven, chapter three of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, such proposed amendment is hereby numbered "Amendment No. 1" and designated as the "Right to Work Amendment" and the purpose of the proposed amendment is summarized as follows: "The purpose of this amendment is to secure the right to work in the state without a condition of affiliation with a labor organization and the payment of dues and other fees."


    NOTE: The purpose of this resolution is to allow the voters determine the question of the right to work in the state without the condition of affiliation with a labor organization and the payment of dues and other fees required with such affiliation.

    Strike-throughs indicate language that would be stricken from the present Constitution, and underscoring indicates new language that would be added.
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