H. B. 2344
(By Delegates Walters, Harrison, Henderson, Nesbitt,
Calvert, Love and Burke)
[Introduced February 2, 1995; referred to the
Committee on Health and Human Resources then Government
A BILL to amend article two-c, chapter sixteen of the code of West
Virginia, one thousand nine hundred thirty-one, as amended, by
adding thereto a new section, designated section six, relating
to creating a residential board and care home advisory
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That article two-c, chapter sixteen of the code of West
Virginia, one thousand nine hundred thirty-one, as amended, be
amended by adding thereto a new section, designated section six, to
read as follows:
ARTICLE 2C. HOME HEALTH SERVICES.
§16-2C-6. Residential board and care home advisory committee;
terms of members; duties of committee.
There is hereby established the residential board and care
home advisory committee. The committee shall consist of eleven
members, five members to be appointed by the governor and four
members to be appointed by the West Virginia residential board and
care home association. Terms of committee members shall be for
four years. The remaining two members shall be the chairpersons of
the House and Senate committees on health and human resources. At
the expiration of any member's term, such member may be reappointed
or replaced: Provided, That no member may serve more than two
consecutive terms. Committee members may be removed from service on
the committee before the expiration of their terms for misfeasance
or as the result of infirmity and an inability to serve: Provided,
That no member may be removed except as such removal is directed or
approved by the governor.
The committee shall meet no less than four times annually.
The committee shall advise, assist, and make recommendations to the
governor and the Legislature concerning the need for the
implementation of additional rules or the elimination of existing
The committee shall also facilitate communications between any
governmental agencies or other public entities in order to determine if any legislative or administrative rule that affects
the residential board and care home industry in this state is in
conflict with any other such rule or policy.