Senate Bill No. 467
(By Senator Love)
[Introduced March 7, 2005; referred to the Committee
A BILL to amend and reenact §15-2D-7 of the Code of West Virginia,
1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Director of the
Division of Protective Services to assess, charge and collect
fees from state spending units for services.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That §15-2D-7 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended,
be amended and reenacted to read as follows:
ARTICLE 2D. DIVISION OF PROTECTIVE SERVICES.
§15-2D-7. Security Enforcement Fund.
hereby created continued
in the State Treasury a
special revenue fund designated the "Security Enforcement Fund".
the Fund shall be made available for investment
under the provisions of article six, chapter twelve of this code.
The Fund shall consist of all gifts, grants, bequests, transfers,
appropriations or other donations which may be received from any governmental entity or unit or any person, firm, foundation,
corporation, association or other entity and all interest or other
return accruing to the Fund.
The money in the Fund shall be used for the operation of
the Division and for the costs and expenses incurred pursuant to
this article. Any balance including accrued interest in the Fund
at the end of any fiscal year shall not revert to the General Fund
but shall remain in the Fund for those purposes.
(c) The Director may assess, charge and collect fees from each
state spending unit or private entity for the direct costs and
expenses incurred by the Division to provide safety and security to
the State Capitol Complex and other premises owned, occupied or
leased by the State of West Virginia. Expenses shall include, but
not be limited to, the payment of personnel hours and travel
expenses and for materials, equipment and supplies.