HB4396 S JUD AMT
The Committee on the Judiciary moved to amend the bill by striking out the title and substituting therefor a new title, to read as follows:
Eng. Com. Sub. for House Bill No. 4396--A Bill to amend and reenact §5H-1-1, §5H-1-2 and §5H-1-3 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, all relating to authorizing a death benefit to the surviving spouse or designated beneficiary or contingent beneficiaries of law-enforcement officers who die in the performance their duties; requiring agencies to notify employees of the possible benefit; encouraging departments to obtain and preserve written designations of beneficiaries; clarifying order of beneficiaries; and establishing an effective date of January 1, 2012.