Senate Bill No. 396
(By Senators Bowman, Ball, Dawson,
Kessler, McCabe, Minard, Plymale, Redd,
Walker, Wooton, Boley and Minear)
[Originating in the Committee on Government Organization;
reported February 3, 2000.]
A BILL to amend and reenact section two, article one, chapter
twenty-five of the code of West Virginia, one thousand nine
hundred thirty-one, as amended, relating to continuing the
division of corrections.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That section two, article one, chapter twenty-five of the code
of West Virginia, one thousand nine hundred thirty-one, as amended,
be amended and reenacted to read as follows:
ARTICLE 1. ORGANIZATION AND INSTITUTIONS.
§25-1-2. Termination of board.
Pursuant to the provisions of article ten, chapter four of this code, the division of corrections shall continue to exist
until the first day of July, two thousand two, unless sooner
terminated, continued or reestablished pursuant to the provisions
of that article.
(NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to continue the division of
corrections July 1, 2002, 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