House Resolution 3
(By Mr. Speaker, Mr. Thompson)
[January 14, 2009]
"Authorizing printing and distribution of Acts of the Legislature and Journals of the House of
Resolved by the House of Delegates:
That under authority of section thirteen, article one, chapter four of the Code of West
Virginia, the Clerk of the House of Delegates is hereby authorized to have printed not to exceed 500
copies of the Acts of the 2009 regular session of the Legislature, bound in buckram, and to include
therein the Acts of any extraordinary session which may not have been printed.
The Clerk of the House shall provide copies of said Acts for distribution as provided by
section six, article eight, chapter fifty-one of the code insofar as such distribution is practicable.
The Clerk of the House of Delegates is also authorized to publish not to exceed 250 copies
of the Journal of the House of Delegates for the first regular session of the 79th Legislature and to
include therein the unpublished Journals of any extraordinary sessions. In addition, there shall be
printed twelve official copies of any Journal published, properly bound and designated. A copy of
the Journal and five copies of said Acts shall be furnished to each member of the Legislature, upon
request of each such member. The Clerk shall retain sufficient copies of the buckram bound Acts
to supply legislative offices and the remaining copies shall be retained by the Clerk, for sale by his
For the work required in indexing, printing and distributing said Acts and in the publication
of said Journal of the House of Delegates and for completing other work of the session, the Speaker is hereby authorized to appoint such persons as he may deem necessary to perform technical, clerical,
stenographic, custodial and other services required by the House of Delegates.
The Speaker shall certify a list of persons entitled to compensation under authority of this
resolution to the Clerk of the House of Delegates, and the Clerk shall draw his requisition in favor
of such persons at per diems or at monthly salaries, which shall be paid from the Per Diem of
Officers and Employees Fund or the Contingent Fund of the House of Delegates.