House Bill 2637 History
H. B. 2637
(By Delegates Eldridge, Klempa, Rodighiero,
Williams, Barker, Argento, Sobonya and Paxton)
[Introduced January 13, 2010; referred to the
Committee on Natural Resources then Education.]
A BILL to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by
adding thereto a new section, designated §18-2-8b, relating to
requiring that all state high schools provide a course in
archery safety for hunters.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, be amended
by adding thereto a new section, designated §18-2-8b, to read as
ARTICLE 2. STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION.
§18-2-8b. Hunter archery safety orientation program.
The State Board of Education, with the advice and
participation of the Division of Natural Resources, shall prescribe
a curriculum to teach hunter education that shall include
instruction in archery safety. Each high school in the state shall
include the course of study for its students.
NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to require all high schools
to teach a course in archery safety for hunters.
Strike-throughs indicate language that would be stricken from
the present law, and underscoring indicates new language that would