Adopted by House 3-7-2014
SB365 HFA MANCHIN 3-7 #1
Delegate Manchin moves to amend the bill on page two, by striking out everything after the enacting clause and inserting in lieu thereof the following:
“That the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, be amended by adding thereto a new section, designated §19-21A-4a, to read as follows:
CHAPTER 19. AGRICULTURE.
ARTICLE 21A. CONSERVATION DISTRICTS.
§19-21A-4a. Administration of West Virginia Conservation Agency programs; legislative rules.
(a) If an elected conservation district supervisor applies or intends to apply to participate in a West Virginia Conservation Agency program, then all applications for that particular program in that particular district shall be evaluated and approved by a conservation district other than the one being supervised by the elected conservation district supervisor.
(b) The State Conservation Committee shall propose rules for legislative approval, pursuant to article three, chapter twenty-nine-a of this code, to establish:
(1) The criteria, ranking and standards required for an applicant to qualify to participate in West Virginia Conservation Agency programs;
(2) A process to disclose the recipients of the award; and
(3) The process for an unsuccessful qualified applicant to appeal an award.”