Senate Bill 339 History
Senate Bill No. 339
(By Senators Minard, Fanning, Prezioso,
Unger, Boley and Minear)
[Introduced February 25, 2005; referred to the
Committee on Health and Human Resources
and then to the Committee on the Judiciary.]
A BILL to amend and reenact article 5, chapter 64 of the Code of
West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the
Health Care Authority to promulgate a legislative rule
relating to benchmarking and discount contracts.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That article 5, chapter 64 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. Health Care Authority.
The legislative rule filed in the state register on the
twenty-seventh day of August, two thousand four, under the
authority of section eight, article twenty-nine-b, chapter sixteen,
of this code, modified by the Health Care Authority to meet the
objections of the legislative rule-making review committee and
refiled in the state register on the fourteenth day of February,
two thousand five, relating to the Health Care Authority
(benchmarking and discount contracts, 65 CSR 26), is authorized.
NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to authorize the Health Care
Authority to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Benchmarking
and Discount Contracts.
This section is new; therefore, strike-throughs and
underscoring have been omitted.