HB2274 HJUD AM 2-6

Wright 3382

            The Committee on the Judiciary moves to amend the bill on page one, 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§25-1-5a, to read as follows:


§25-1-5a. Mutual aid agreements.

            (a) The commissioner may enter into agreements to provide for the rendering of mutual aid with the political subdivisions of this state, other states and the federal government to provide for the common defense, protect the public peace, health and safety and to preserve the lives and property of the people of this state.

            (b) Any agreement entered into under this section shall be with the consent and approval of the Secretary of the Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety, and shall include a provision within each agreement allowing for the immediate termination by the Secretary at any time.