H. B. 4157
(By Delegates Douglas, Butcher, Caputo, Prunty, Willison,
Marshall and Angotti)
(Originating in the Committee on Government Organization)
[January 24, 2000]
A BILL to amend and reenact section fourteen, article two-c,
chapter forty-eight of the code of West Virginia, one thousand
nine hundred thirty-one, as amended, relating to continuing
the family protection services board.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That section fourteen, article two-c, chapter forty-eight of
the code of West Virginia, one thousand nine hundred thirty-one, as
amended, be amended and reenacted to read as follows:
ARTICLE 2C. DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ACT.
§48-2C-14. Continuation of board.
After having conducted a performance audit through its joint
committee on government operations, pursuant to article ten,
chapter four of this code, the Legislature hereby finds and declares that the family protection services board should be
continued and reestablished. Accordingly, notwithstanding the
provisions of said article, the family protection services board
shall continue to exist until the first day of July, two thousand
six, unless sooner terminated, continued or reestablished by act of
Note: The purpose of this bill is to continue the Family Protection
Services until July 1, 2006, pursuant to the provisions of the West
Virginia Sunset Law.
Strike-throughs indicate language that would be stricken from the
present law, and underscoring indicates language that would be
This bill is recommended by the Joint Committee on Government
Operations for passage during the regular 2000 Legislative session.