HB 4414 HFAT Manchin 2-11

    Chairman Manchin moves to amend the title of the bill to read as follows: 

    H.B. 4414 – “A BILL to amend and reenact §3-8-12 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to the solicitation of public employees of the state or its political subdivisions by a candidate for an elective office; clarifying that the solicitation of public employees, in their work place, for contributions, services or other things of value by electronic communications is prohibited; clarifying that solicitations of public employees for contributions, services or other thing of value for a candidate, party or political purpose is prohibited; creating a specific exception for the solicitation of votes outside the workplace; and removing postmasters and federal officers and employees from those persons who may not be solicited.”