Senate Bill 11 History
Senate Bill No. 11
(By Senator Bailey)
[Introduced February 9, 2005; referred to the Committee
on Government Organization; and then to the Committee on
A BILL to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by
adding thereto a new section, designated §29-6-28, relating to
dissolving the Division of Personnel and the civil service
system; and providing that the various agencies, divisions and
departments of government are responsible for their own
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 §29-6-28, to read as
ARTICLE 6. CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION.
§29-6-28. Dissolution of Division of Personnel, State Personnel
Advisory Board and Civil Service System.
Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, effective the first day of July, two thousand five, the Division of
Personnel and the State Personnel Advisory Board will cease to
exist as will the Civil Service System provided in this article.
At that time, each department, division and agency of government is
responsible for its own personnel decisions and actions and shall,
accordingly, propose legislative rules in accordance with article
three, chapter twenty-nine-a of this code for that purpose.
NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to dissolve the Division of
Personnel and the State Civil Service System. The bill provides
that the various agencies of government would assume responsibility
for their own hiring and firing.
This section is new; therefore, strike-throughs and
underscoring have been omitted.