WEST virginia legislature
2021 regular session
Senate Joint Resolution 4
By Senators Trump and Roberts
[Introduced February 10,
to the Committee on the Judiciary; and then to the Committee on Finance]
Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of West Virginia, amending section 47, article VI thereof, relating to authorizing the incorporation of religious denominations; numbering and designating such proposed amendment; and providing a summarized statement of the purpose of such proposed amendment.
Resolved by the Legislature of West Virginia, two thirds of the members elected to each house agreeing thereto:
That the question of ratification or rejection of an amendment to the Constitution of the State of West Virginia be submitted to the voters of the state at the next general election to be held in the year 2022, which proposed amendment is that section 47, article VI thereof, be amended to read as follows:
Article VI. The Legislature.
Resolved further, That in accordance with the provisions of article eleven, chapter three of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, such amendment is hereby numbered “Amendment No. 1” and designated as the “Incorporation of Churches or Religious Denominations Amendment” and the purpose of the proposed amendment is summarized as follows:“To authorize the incorporation of churches or religious denominations.”