Senate Bill 708 History
Senate Bill No. 708
(By Senators Hunter, Minard, Kessler and White)
[Introduced February 18, 2008; referred to the Committee on
Military; and then to the Committee on Government Organization.]
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
A BILL to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by
adding thereto a new section, designated §9A-1-16, relating to
the Division of Veterans' Affairs.
That the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, be amended
by adding thereto a new section, designated §9A-1-16, to read as
ARTICLE 1. DIVISION OF VETERANS AFFAIRS.
§9A-1-16. Name changed to Department of Veterans Assistance.
Effective the first day of July, two thousand eight, the
organization formerly known as the Division of Veterans Affairs, as
set forth in section one, article one, chapter nine-a of this code,
shall become the Department of Veterans Assistance.
NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to change the name of the
Division of Veterans Affairs to the Department of Veterans
This section is new; therefore, strike-throughs and
underscoring have been omitted.