H. B. 2357
(By Mr. Speaker, Mr. Kiss)
(Originating in the House Committee on Finance)
[February 21, 2003]
A BILL 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.
The commission, in addition to all other powers and functions
authorized by law, is hereby authorized and empowered to 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.
No expenditure of state funds for any such purposes may be
made unless the purchase order is first approved by the commission
in accordance with the commission's rules and regulations relating
thereto. Only funds specifically appropriated by the Legislature
for such purposes may be so expended by the commission and funds so
appropriated shall be expended for no other purposes.