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    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. 2848--A Bill to amend and reenact §11A-3-18, §11A-3-27, and §11A-3-28 of the Code of the West Virginia, 1931, as amended, all relating generally to the sale of tax liens and nonentered, escheated and waste and unappropriated lands; providing the process for requesting a refund after forfeiture of rights to a tax deed; clarifying deadlines for receipt of tax deeds and refunds related to failure to meet deadlines; modifying the requirements for petitioning to compel execution of a deed by the State Auditor; removing the provisions allowing judgment against the State Auditor for costs in the case of failure or refusal to execute a deed without reasonable cause; and providing for service of notice when mail is not deliverable to an address at the physical location of the property.