SENATE RESOLUTION 304
(By Senator Blair (Mr. President))
[Introduced September 13, 2022]
Creating a Select Committee on Alternative Educational Opportunities for the Eighty-Fifth Legislature.
Resolved by the Senate:
That for the Eighty-Fifth Legislature there is hereby created a Select Committee on Alternative Educational Opportunities. This committee shall consist of seven members appointed by the Presiding Officer. Notwithstanding the provisions of any Senate rule to the contrary, this Select Committee shall receive testimony, consider legislative proposals, and recommend action to the President of the Senate regarding new alternative educational opportunities and improvements and necessary modifications to existing alternative educational opportunities available to West Virginia students: Provided, That reference of a bill to the Select Committee on Alternative Educational Opportunities does not preclude a standing committee of the Senate from consideration of legislation addressing the same subject within its jurisdiction. The rules of the Senate governing standing committees shall govern the actions and proceedings of this committee insofar as applicable; and, be it
Further Resolved, That the Senate hereby authorizes the Select Committee on Alternative Educational Opportunities to meet and be paid during interims between regular sessions of the Legislature; and, be it
Further Resolved, That the Senate hereby authorizes the Select Committee on Alternative Educational Opportunities to meet at other times to be determined by the chair, subject to approval of the Presiding Officer; and be it
Further Resolved, That the purpose of any such meetings would relate to gathering information regarding matters relating to alternative educational opportunities; and, be it
Further Resolved, That the members and staff of such committee are hereby authorized to receive payment of travel and interim expenses and other compensation as provided by law.