(By Senators Schoonover, Anderson, Scott, Buckalew,

Bailey, Manchin, Love, Whitlow, Helmick and Ross)

Declaring the monarch butterfly as the official state butterfly of West Virginia.

Whereas, West Virginia does not have an official state butterfly; and
Whereas, The monarch butterfly is one of the most beautiful butterflies in the region; and
Whereas, The monarch butterfly exists in abundance in West Virginia; therefore, be it
Resolved by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That the monarch butterfly is hereby declared the official butterfly of West Virginia; and, be it
Further Resolved, That the Clerk of the Senate is hereby requested to forward a copy of this resolution to the governor.