Senate Bill 472 History
Senate Bill No. 472
(By Senators Kessler, Bowman, Jackson,
McCabe, Plymale, Boley and Unger )
[Introduced March 14, 2001; referred to the Committee on
A BILL to amend article two, chapter twenty-four of the code of
West Virginia, one thousand nine hundred thirty-one, as
amended, by adding thereto a new section, designated section
nineteen, relating to authorizing the public service
commission to create a study task force.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That article two, chapter twenty-four of the code of West
Virginia, one thousand nine hundred thirty-one, as amended, be
amended by adding thereto a new section, designated section
nineteen, to read as follows:
ARTICLE 2. POWERS AND DUTIES OF PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION.
§24-2-19. Authority to create a study task force.
The commission shall have the authority, by its own initiative or by request of the joint committee on government and finance, to
appoint a study task force to study impending problems or issues.
In the event a study task force is created, the study task force
shall make a report to the Legislature on the first day of the
session immediately following the appointment of the study task
NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to give the Public Service
Commission the authority to create a study task force.
This section is new; therefore, strike-throughs and
underscoring have been omitted.
This bill is recommended for passage during the regular 2001
legislative session by the Joint Standing Committee on Government