H. B. 4498
(By Delegates Guthrie, Hatfield and Brown)
February 15, 2010
; referred to the
Committee on Government Organization then the Judiciary.]
A BILL to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by
adding thereto a new section, designated §4-1-20a, relating to
prohibiting smoking in the capitol building and all offices.
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 §4-1-20a, to read as
ARTICLE 1. OFFICERS, MEMBERS AND EMPLOYEES; APPROPRIATIONS;
INVESTIGATIONS; DISPLAY OF FLAGS; RECORDS; USE OF
CAPITOL BUILDING; PREFILING OF BILLS AND
RESOLUTIONS; STANDING COMMITTEES; INTERIM MEETINGS;
NEXT MEETING OF THE SENATE.
§4-1-20a. Smoking prohibited in capitol building; including
Smoking is prohibited throughout the entirety of the State Capitol. This includes, but is not limited to, hallways and
offices, including those offices of members of the West Virginia
NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to prohibit smoking
throughout the capitol building.
This section is new; therefore, it has been completely