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Introduced Version House Bill 2582 History

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West Virginia Legislature

2016 Regular Session

Introduced

 House Bill 2582

2015 Carryover

(By Delegates Guthrie, Rowe, Sponaugle, Byrd 

Lynch and Longstreth)

 

[Introduced January 13, 2016; referred to the

Committee on Education then Finance.]

 

 

A BILL to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new section, designated §17C‑15‑43a, relating to requiring the State Board of Education to cause school buses to be equipped with safety belts, phased in over a period of five years.


Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:

That the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new section, designated §17C‑15‑43a, to read as follows:


ARTICLE 15.  EQUIPMENT.


§17C‑15‑43a.  School buses to be equipped with safety belts.

Beginning July 1, 2015, the State Board of Education shall install seat belts in school buses over a five year period, until all school buses are outfitted with seat belts, which seat belts shall meet the standards set and approved by the Society of Automotive Engineers, Inc.

 

 

NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to require the State Board of Education to cause school buses to be equipped with safety belts, phased in over a period of five years.

 

§17C‑15‑43a is new; therefore, it has been completely underscored.

 

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