(a) The President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Delegates shall each designate five members of their respective houses, at least one of whom shall be a member of the minority party, to serve on a joint legislative oversight commission charged with immediate and ongoing oversight of the water resources survey, registration and development of a state water resources management plan. This commission shall be known as the Joint Legislative Oversight Commission on State Water Resources and shall regularly investigate and monitor all matters relating to water resources, including the survey and plan.
(b) The expenses of the commission, including the cost of
conducting the survey and monitoring any subsequent strategy and
those incurred in the employment of legal, technical,
investigative, clerical, stenographic, advisory and other
personnel, are to be approved by the Joint Committee on Government
and Finance and paid from legislative appropriations.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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