Senate Bill No. 727
(By Senators Anderson, Schoonover, Helmick, Ross and Oliverio)
[Passed March 13, 1998; in effect ninety days from passage.]
AN ACT to amend and reenact section fourteen, article twenty- seven, chapter thirty of the code of West Virginia, one
thousand nine hundred thirty-one, as amended, relating to
abolishing transfer of funds from barbers and cosmetologists
fund to the general revenue fund; and clarifying that the
fund is subject to legislative appropriation.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That section fourteen, article twenty-seven, chapter thirty
of the code of West Virginia, one thousand nine hundred thirty- one, as amended, be amended and reenacted to read as follows:
ARTICLE 27. BOARD OF BARBERS AND COSMETOLOGISTS.
§30-27-14. Collections and expenditures; disposition of funds.
All money collected under the provisions of this article
shall be deposited in the state treasury as provided by law, and
shall be credited to the board of barbers and beauticians in a
special fund that has been known as the "barbers and beauticians special fund" and is hereby continued and shall be designated the
"barbers and cosmetologists fund". All money in such fund shall
be expended only for the administration and enforcement of the
provisions of this article and are not authorized from
collections but are to be made only in accordance with
appropriation by the Legislature and in accordance with the
provisions of article three, chapter twelve of this code and upon
the fulfillment of the provisions set forth in article two,
chapter five-a of this code: Provided, That for the fiscal year
ending the thirtieth day of June, one thousand nine hundred
ninety-eight, expenditures are authorized from collections rather
than pursuant to an appropriation by the Legislature. Amounts
collected which are found from time to time to exceed the funds
needed for purposes set forth in this article may be transferred
to other accounts or funds and redesignated for other purposes by
appropriation of the Legislature.