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Senate Bill No. 508

(By Senators Caruth and Wells)

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[Introduced March 9, 2009; referred to the Committee on Government Organization; and then to the Committee on Finance.]

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A BILL to amend and reenact §5F-1-2 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to creating the Department of Miners Health, Safety and Training.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That §5F-1-2 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, be amended and reenacted to read as follows:
ARTICLE 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS.
§5F-1-2. Executive departments created; offices of secretary created.

(a) There are created, within the executive branch of the state government, the following departments:
(1) Department of Administration;
(2) Department of Education and the Arts;
(3) Department of Environmental Protection;
(4) Department of Health and Human Resources;
(5) Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety;
(6) Department of Revenue;
(7) Department of Transportation; and
(8) Department of Commerce; and
(9) Department of Miners Health, Safety and Training.
(b) Each department will be headed by a secretary appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate. Each secretary serves at the will and pleasure of the Governor.



NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to create the Department of Miners Health, Safety and Training.

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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