H. B. 2584
(By Delegates Morgan, Stephens, Jones, Paxton,
M. Smith, Staggers, Hartman and Lynch.)
[Introduced February 21, 2013; referred to the
Committee on Government Organization then Finance.]
A BILL to amend and reenact §30-1-10 of the Code of West Virginia,
1931, as amended, relating to licensing board accounts;
discontinuing the requirement for the State Treasurer to
transfer board funds into the general revenue in certain
circumstances; and updating language to comport with current
method of electronic receipt of revenue.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That §30-1-10 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended,
be amended and reenacted to read as follows:
ARTICLE 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS APPLICABLE TO ALL STATE BOARDS OF
EXAMINATION OR REGISTRATION REFERRED TO IN CHAPTER.
§30-1-10. Disposition of money fines; legislative audit.
(a) The secretary of every board referred to in this chapter
receive and account for all money which it derives pursuant
to the provisions of this chapter which are applicable to it. With the exception of money received as fines, each board shall pay all
money which is collected into a separate special fund of the State
Treasury which has been established for each board. This money
shall be used exclusively by each board for purposes of
administration and enforcement of its duties pursuant to this
chapter. Any money received as fines shall be deposited into the
General Revenue Fund of the State Treasury. When the special fund
of any board accumulates to an amount which exceeds twice the
annual budget of the board or $10,000, whichever is greater, the
excess amount shall be transferred by the State Treasurer to the
state General Revenue Fund.
(b) Every licensing board which is authorized by the
provisions of this chapter shall be subject to audit by the office
of the Legislative Auditor.
NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to discontinue the
requirement for the State Treasurer to transfer licensing board
funds into the general revenue when the account balance meets
Strike-throughs indicate language that would be stricken from
the present law, and underscoring indicates new language that would