Senate Bill No. 183
(By Senator Helmick, Snyder, Fanning, Sharpe, Oliverio,
McCabe, Ross, Jackson, Bowman, Plymale, Walker, Bailey, Prezioso,
Minard, Anderson, Kessler, Dittmar, Ball, Hunter and Edgell)
[Introduced; January 24, 2000 referred to the Committee on
Education; and then to the Committee on Finance.]
A BILL to amend article four, chapter twelve of the code of West
Virginia, one thousand nine hundred thirty-one, as amended, by
adding thereto a new section, designated section fifteen,
relating to authorizing the state treasurer to conduct a
program in the public schools on banking.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That article four, chapter twelve of the code of West
Virginia, one thousand nine hundred thirty-one, as amended, be
amended by adding thereto a new section, designated section
fifteen, to read as follows:
ARTICLE 4. ACCOUNTS, REPORTS AND GENERAL PROVISIONS.
§12-4-15. Bank at school.
The state treasurer may conduct a program in West Virginia
public schools to educate students about banking activities and to
encourage savings. Banking institutions under the jurisdiction of
the West Virginia commissioner of banking may participate in the
program by assisting the treasurer in developing and producing
materials for use in the schools, opening savings accounts for
students at the schools and receiving and accepting deposits at the
NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to authorize the State
Treasurer to conduct a program in the public schools about banking
activities and savings.
This section is new; therefore, strike-throughs and
underscoring have been omitted.