H. B. 2031
(By Delegate Love)
[Introduced January 16, 1995; referred to the
Committee on Education.]
A BILL to amend and reenact section one, article five, chapter
eighteen of the code of West Virginia, one thousand nine
hundred thirty-one, as amended, relating to education;
county boards of education; nomination and election of
members; and providing that only one member of a household
can be elected or serve on a board.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That section one, article five, chapter eighteen of the code
of West Virginia, one thousand nine hundred thirty-one, as
amended, be amended and reenacted to read as follows:
ARTICLE 5. COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION.
§18-5-1. Supervision and control of county school districts;
number, nomination and election of members.
Each county school district shall be under the supervision
and control of a county board of education, which shall be composed of five members, nominated and elected by the voters of
the respective county without reference to political party
affiliation. No more than two members shall be elected from the
same magisterial district: Provided, That only one member of a
household shall be elected or serve from the same magisterial
NOTE: The purpose being of this bill is to prohibit more
than one member of a household from being elected or serving on
a county school board from the same magisterial district.
Strike-throughs indicate language that would be stricken
from the present law, and underscoring indicates new language
that would be added.