WEST virginia legislature
2020 regular session
House Bill 4042
By Delegates Howell, Bibby, J. Jeffries, Waxman, J. Kelly and Cadle
[Originating in the Committee on Government Organization, January 13, 2020.]
A BILL to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new section, designated §5A-1-12, relating to requiring agencies exempt from some or all of state purchasing requirements to adopt procedural rules establishing their purchasing procedures.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
ARTICLE 1. DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION.
§5A-1-12. Procedural rules required for exempt agencies.
(a) An agency that has been exempted from some or all of the requirements of this chapter, by either a provision of this chapter or in another provision of this code, shall adopt procedural rules, under §29A-3-1 et seq. of this code, establishing its purchasing procedures.
(b) For agencies that have been exempted prior to the effective date of this section, the written procedures shall be filed no later than September 1, 2020. After September 1, 2020, any agency which has not filed its procedural rule as required by this section shall follow the procurement requirements established by the Purchasing Division.
(c) For agencies that are exempted after the effective date of this section, the written procedures shall be filed before the exemption may take effect.
NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to require agencies exempt from some or all of state purchasing requirements to adopt procedural rules establishing their purchasing procedures.
Strike-throughs indicate language that would be stricken from a heading or the present law and underscoring indicates new language that would be added.