Senate Bill No. 450
(By Senator Bowman)
[Introduced March 3, 2005; referred to the Committee
on Government Organization.]
A BILL to amend and reenact §30-1-11 of the Code of West Virginia,
1931, as amended, relating to prohibiting a board member of a
board of examination or registration created in chapter thirty
of said code from receiving compensation for travel days
before or after the day of a board meeting.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That §30-1-11 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended,
be amended and reenacted to read as follows:
ARTICLE 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS APPLICABLE TO ALL STATE BOARDS OF
EXAMINATION OR REGISTRATION CREATED IN CHAPTER.
§30-1-11. Compensation of members; expenses.
(a) (1) Each member of every board
referred to created in this
chapter shall is entitled to receive compensation for attending
official meetings or engaging in official duties not to exceed the
amount paid to members of the Legislature for their interim duties as recommended by the Citizens Legislative Compensation Commission
and authorized by law. The limitations contained in this section
subdivision do not apply if they conflict with provisions of this
chapter relating to a particular board and enacted after the first
day of January, one thousand nine hundred ninety-five.
(2) A member of a board created in this chapter may not
receive compensation for travel days before or after the day of a
(b) A board may reimburse actual and necessary expenses
incurred for each day or portion
thereof of a day engaged in the
discharge of official duties in a manner consistent with guidelines
of the Travel Management Office of the Department of
(c) No member of any board
referred to created in this chapter
may receive compensation as an employee of the board.
NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to prohibit a board member
of a board of examination or registration created in chapter thirty
of the code from receiving compensation for travel days before or
after the day of a board meeting.
Strike-throughs indicate language that would be stricken from
the present law, and underscoring indicates new language that would