H. B. 4047
(By Mr. Speaker, Mr. Kiss)
[Introduced January 21, 1998; referred to the
Committee on Roads and Transportation then Finance.]
A BILL to amend article sixteen-a, chapter seventeen of the code
of West Virginia, one thousand nine hundred thirty-one, as
amended, by adding thereto a new section, designated section
eighteen-b, relating to requiring the parkways authority to
establish a special commuter pass for certain individuals
enrolled in any state institution of higher education.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That article sixteen-a, chapter seventeen of the code of
West Virginia, one thousand nine hundred thirty-one, as amended,
be amended by adding thereto a new section, designated section
eighteen-b, to read as follows:
ARTICLE 16A. WEST VIRGINIA PARKWAYS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND
§17-16A-18b. Special student commuter pass.
(a) The parkways authority shall establish a special
commuter pass for individuals:
(1) Enrolled in any state institution of higher education;
(2) That use the turnpike to commute to and from their place
of residence and the institution in which they are enrolled or
other place in which their classes are held.
(b) The special pass shall be issued on a semester or other
academic term basis. An individual applying for a special pass
shall submit proof of enrollment and residence at the time he or
she applies for the special pass.
(c) The parkways authority shall establish a fee for the
special pass. The fee established may not exceed fifteen
NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to require the Parkways
Authority to establish a special commuter pass for individuals
enrolled in state institutions of higher education that use the
Turnpike in commuting to school.
This section is new; therefore, strike-throughs and
underscoring have been omitted.