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Introduced Version House Bill 3224 History

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H. B. 3224


(By Delegates Wooton, Ellem, Frazier, Hartman,

Manchin, Miley, Perry, Ross, Shook,

Shott, and Webster)

[Introduced March 18, 2009; referred to the

Committee on the Judiciary.]



A BILL to amend and reenact §54-2-19 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to compensation for condemnation commissioners.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:

That §54-2-19 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, be amended and reenacted to read as follows:

ARTICLE 2. PROCEDURE.

§54-2-19. Compensation of commissioners and jurors.

Each commissioner shall receive as compensation for services in each eminent domain proceeding a reasonable amount to be fixed by an order entered of record in the proceeding, said compensation not to exceed the sum of fifty dollars $150 per day to be taxed as a part of the costs of the proceeding.

The jurors shall receive the same compensation fixed by law for jurors in felony cases, to be taxed as a part of the costs of the proceeding.




NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to raise the compensation cap on compensation received by condemnation commissioners.

Strike-throughs indicate language that would be stricken from the present law, and underscoring indicates new language that would be added.
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