Senate Bill No. 469
(By Senators Bowman, Bailey, Burnette,
Jackson, Kessler, Minard, Redd, Rowe
[Originating in the Committee on Government Organization;
reported January 31, 2002.]
A BILL to amend and reenact section five, article one, chapter
twenty-one of the code of West Virginia, one thousand nine
hundred thirty-one, as amended, relating to continuing the
division of labor.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That section five, article one, chapter twenty-one of the code
of West Virginia, one thousand nine hundred thirty-one, as amended,
be amended and reenacted to read as follows:
ARTICLE 1. DIVISION OF LABOR.
§21-1-5. Continuation of division.
After having conducted a performance audit through its joint
committee on government operations,
Pursuant to article ten,
chapter four of this code,
the Legislature hereby finds and declares that the division of labor should be continued and
reestablished. Accordingly, notwithstanding the provisions of
article ten, chapter four of this code,
the division of labor shall
continue to exist until the first day of July, two thousand
four, unless sooner terminated, continued or reestablished pursuant
to that article
(NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to continue the West
Virginia division of labor until July 1, 2004, pursuant to the West
Virginia sunset law. This bill is recommended by the joint
committee on government operations for passage during the 2002
Regular Session of the Legislature.
Strike-throughs indicate language that would be stricken from
the present law, and underscoring indicates new language that would