WEST virginia legislature
2020 regular session
Senate Bill 12
By Senators Maynard, Cline, and Tarr
8, 2020; referred
to the Committee on the Judiciary]
A BILL to amend and reenact §30-1-22 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to lobbying by counsel of state boards and commissions.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
ARTICLE 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS APPLICABLE TO ALL STATE BOARDS OF EXAMINATION OR REGISTRATION REFERRED TO IN CHAPTER.
No board may employ or
contract with any person whose job functions or obligations include lobbying on
behalf of the board: Provided, That the director
and appointed board members may lobby on behalf of the board.
NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to provide that the director and appointed board members, but not board counsel, may lobby on behalf of the board.
Strike-throughs indicate language that would be stricken from a heading or the present law and underscoring indicates new language that would be added.