HB2663 PS AM 1-20
The Committee on Political Subdivisions moves to amend the
bill on page one, by striking everything after the enacting clause
and inserting in lieu thereof the following:
"That §8-14-5a of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, be
amended and reenacted to read as follows:
§8-14-5a. Parking enforcement officers.
Every A municipality or parking authority created by a
municipality shall have plenary power and authority may to provide
by ordinance for the appointment of special parking lot or parking
building police officers may employ parking enforcement officers,
whose sole duties shall be are to patrol and to enforce municipal
(1) Upon or within designated municipal parking areas
parking buildings either owned, by, or leased, to, or under the
control of, and operated by the municipality or any board,
commission or authority created by the municipality, or
(2) Upon the municipal streets.
Notwithstanding the provisions of section twelve, article
twelve of this chapter, such special parking lot or parking
building police officers may be assigned to police a parking
facility established, maintained and operated pursuant to the
provisions of said section twelve.
In the performance of such duties, such special parking lot or parking building police officers shall be Parking
enforcement officers may vested with the power to make arrests,
issue summonses, sign complaints and request the issuance of
capiases sign complaints and issue citations.
Such special parking lot or parking building police
officers Parking enforcement officers shall:
(1) Be in uniform;
shall Display a badge or other sign of authority;
shall Serve at the will and pleasure of the appointing
authority municipality, their employer;
(4) Be either a United States Citizen or an individual who is
legally eligible for employment in the United States; and
shall Not come within the civil service provisions of this
article or the policemen's pension and relief fund provisions of
article twenty-two of this chapter.
(d) The governing body of the municipality may require
special parking lot or parking building police officers the parking
enforcement officers to give a surety bond, payable to the
municipality. in its corporate name, with such sureties The
governing body shall set the amount of the bond and in such penalty
as the governing body may see fit, conditioned for the faithful
performance of their duties.
The cost of providing such special parking lot or parking
building police officers The parking enforcement officers may be
paid from revenues derived from the municipal parking lot or
parking building areas to which they are assigned."