Senate Bill No. 226
(By Senators Bowman, Bailey, Dawson,
Kessler, McCabe, Minard, Redd, Walker,
Wooton, Boley and Minear)
[Originating in the Committee on Government Organization;
reported January 27, 2000.]
A BILL to amend and reenact section twelve, article fourteen,
chapter five of the code of West Virginia, one thousand nine
hundred thirty-one, as amended, relating to continuing the
commission for the deaf and hard-of-hearing.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That section twelve, article fourteen, chapter five of the
code of West Virginia, one thousand nine hundred thirty-one, as
amended, be amended and reenacted to read as follows:
ARTICLE 14. WEST VIRGINIA COMMISSION FOR THE DEAF AND
§5-14-12. Termination of the West Virginia commission for the deaf and hard-of-hearing.
Pursuant to the provisions of article ten, chapter four of
this code, the West Virginia commission for the deaf and hard-of-
hearing shall continue to exist until the first day of July, two
thousand three, unless sooner terminated, continued or
reestablished pursuant to the provisions of that article.
(NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to continue the Commission
for the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing until July 1, 2003, 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