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WEST virginia legislature

2016 regular session

Committee Substitute

for

Senate Bill 272

By Senators Blair, Gaunch, Plymale and Romano

[Originating in the Committee on the Judiciary; reported on February 11, 2016.]

 

 

A BILL to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new section, designated §5-3-6, relating to Attorney General’s investigators; and allowing duly authorized investigators to carry concealed weapons under certain circumstances.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:

That the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, be amended by adding thereto a new section, designated §5-3-6, to read as follows:

ARTICLE 3. ATTORNEY GENERAL.

§5-3-6. Attorney General’s investigators authority to carry concealed weapon.

Notwithstanding any provision of this code to the contrary, the Attorney General may designate investigators in his or her employ to carry a firearm in the course of performing their official duties: Provided, That as a precondition of being authorized to carry a concealed weapon in the course of their official duties, any such designated investigator must have first successfully completed a firearms training and certification program and maintain certification in a manner which is equivalent to that which is required of members of the State Police. The designated investigator must also obtain and maintain a license to carry a concealed deadly weapon issued pursuant to article seven, chapter sixty-one of this code.

 

 

 

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