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Introduced Version - Originating in Committee Senate Concurrent Resolution 74 History

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SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION 74

(By Senators Azinger, Beach, Blair (Mr. President), Caputo, Grady, Lindsay, Maynard, Phillips, Romano, Rucker, Smith, Stover, Takubo, Weld, Woelfel, Woodrum, and Trump)

[Originating in the Committee on the Judiciary; reported on April 8, 2021]

 

Requesting the Joint Committee on Government and Finance study the feasibility of legislation to reduce criminal activity and increase online marketplace transparency.

Whereas, Brick-and-mortar retailers in West Virginia are concerned about criminals stealing merchandise from brick-and-mortar stores and then illegally selling those goods on online marketplaces; and

Whereas, Some online third-party marketplaces support anonymous selling accounts on their platforms; and

Whereas, Criminal activity may be reduced and consumers may benefit from increased online marketplace transparency; therefore, be it

Resolved by the Legislature of West Virginia:

That the Joint Committee on Government and Finance is hereby requested to study the feasibility of legislation to reduce criminal activity and increase online marketplace transparency; and, be it

Further Resolved, That the study include the significance of criminals stealing merchandise from brick-and-mortar stores and then illegally selling those goods on online marketplaces; and, be it

Further Resolved, That the Joint Committee on Government and Finance report to the regular session of the Legislature, 2022, on its findings, conclusions, and recommendations, together with drafts of any legislation necessary to effectuate its recommendations; and, be it

Further Resolved, That the expenses necessary to conduct this study, to prepare a report, and to draft necessary legislation be paid from legislative appropriations to the Joint Committee on Government and Finance.

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