Senate Bill No. 516
(By Senators K. Facemyer and Unger)
[Introduced February 6, 2012; referred to the Committee on Government Organization; and then to the Committee on the Judiciary.]
A BILL to amend and reenact §60-2-16 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to the state control of alcoholic liquors; the Alcohol Beverage Control Commissioner; and requiring training of all persons who serve alcoholic beverages.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That §60-2-16 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, be amended and reenacted to read as follows:
ARTICLE 2. ALCOHOL BEVERAGE CONTROL COMMISSIONER.
The commission shall have the power to prescribe rules and regulations shall propose rules for legislative approval in accordance with the provisions of article three, chapter twenty-nine-a of this code to give effect to the powers vested in it by this chapter. On or before July 1, 2012, the commission shall propose rules requiring mandatory training for all persons who serve any alcoholic liquor beverage, as defined in section five of this article, and subject to regulation by this chapter. Rules and regulations shall be recorded in a book especially kept for that purpose, and in its discretion may be published for general circulation. All other records and entries necessary to show the official conduct of the commission shall be preserved and shall be public records and open for inspection during business hours.
NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to require training of all persons who service alcoholic beverages.
Strike-throughs indicate language that would be stricken from the present law, and underscoring indicates new language that would be added.