WEST virginia legislature
2017 regular session
Senate Bill 118
By Senator Maynard
[Introduced February 8, 2017; referred
to the Committee on Health and Human Resources; and then to the Committee on the Judiciary]
A BILL to amend and reenact §64-5-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Department of Health and Human Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to expedited partner therapy.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That §64-5-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, be amended and reenacted to read as follows:
ARTICLE 5. Authorization for Department of health and human resources to promulgate legislative rules.
§64-5-1. Department of Health and Human Resources.
The legislative rule filed in the State Register on August 26, 2016, authorized under the authority of section five, article four-f, chapter sixteen of this code, modified by the Department of Health and Human Resources to meet the objections of the Legislative Rule-making Review Committee and refiled in the State Register on October 6, 2016, relating to the Department of Health and Human Resources (Expedited Partner Therapy, 64 CSR 103), is authorized.
NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to authorize the Department of Health and Human Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Expedited Partner Therapy.
This section is new; therefore, strike-throughs and underscoring have been omitted.