House Bill 2798 History
H. B. 2798
(By Delegates Brown, Fleischauer, Hrutkay,
Moore, White and Marshall)
February 1, 2007
; referred to the
Committee on Finance then the Judiciary.]
A BILL to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by
adding thereto a new section, designated §11-10-5z, relating
to providing for the publication of tax delinquencies on the
West Virginia Tax Department website.
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 §11-10-5z, to read as
ARTICLE 10. WEST VIRGINIA TAX PROCEDURE AND ADMINISTRATION ACT.
§11-10-5z. Internet publication of information regarding tax
The commissioner shall publish on the Tax Department website
for public access all information with respect to executions issued
for the collection of any tax, fee, license, penalty, interest, or
collection costs due the state which are recorded on the public records of any county. The publication provided in this section
does not constitute an unlawful disclosure of information even
though the executions giving rise to the information may be
subsequently partially paid, paid and canceled, or withdrawn. The
commissioner shall provide for the removal of such information as
published under this section as soon as reasonably possible after
the execution has been satisfied or withdrawn.
NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to provide for the
publication of tax delinquencies on the West Virginia Tax
This section is new; therefore, strike-throughs and
underscoring have been omitted.