Senate Bill No. 651
(By Senators Tucker, Laird and Miller)
[Introduced February 20, 2012; referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure; and then to the Committee on Finance.]
A BILL to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new article, designated §17-2E-1, relating to compelling the Division of Highways to build a four-lane highway between Chelyan, West Virginia, and Montgomery, West Virginia, named the Lou Tabit Freeway; and time frame for let to contract and contract.
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 article, designated §17-2E-1, to read as follows:
ARTICLE 2E. LOU TABIT FREEWAY.
§17-2E-1. Construction of Lou Tabit Freeway.
(a) Notwithstanding any code provision to the contrary, the Commissioner of the Division of Highways shall construct a four lane highway between Chelyan, West Virginia and Montgomery, West Virginia.
(b) The four lane highway identified in subsection (a) of this section shall be known as the “Lou Tabit Freeway”.
(c) Upon the effective date of this section, the commissioner will immediately let to contract for the construction of the Lou Tabit Freeway, the contract for which shall be executed on or before September 1, 2012.
NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to compel the Division of Highways to build a four lane highway between Chelyan, West Virginia and Montgomery, West Virginia, and name it the Lou Tabit Freeway.
This article is new; therefore, strike-throughs and underscoring have been omitted.