H. B. 2357
(By Mr. Speaker, Mr. Kiss)
[Passed March 7, 2003; in effect ninety days from passage.]
AN ACT to amend and reenact section three-a, article two-a, chapter
twenty-nine of the code of West Virginia, one thousand nine
hundred thirty-one, as amended, relating to the authority of
the aeronautics commissioner to expend funds.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That section three-a, article two-a, chapter twenty-nine of
the code of West Virginia, one thousand nine hundred thirty-one, as
amended, be amended and reenacted to read as follows:
ARTICLE 2A. STATE AERONAUTICS COMMISSION.
§29-2A-3a. Expenses of civil air patrol; commission may expend
funds pursuant to rules.
(a) The commission, in addition to all other powers and
functions authorized by law, may expend state funds: (1) For
educational purposes of the civil air patrol, including, but not limited to, the purchase of civil air patrol aviation education
training aid books, materials and equipment; (2) to defray
maintenance, repair and replacement costs of civil air patrol
aircraft; (3) to purchase and obtain supplies and equipment for the
civil air patrol; and (4) to maintain the communications network
for the civil air patrol.
(b) No expenditure of state funds for these purposes may be
made unless the purchase order is first approved by the commission
in accordance with the commission's rules relating to the
expenditure. Only funds specifically appropriated by the
Legislature for these purposes may be expended by the commission
and funds appropriated shall be expended for no other purposes.