HB4490 HFA FRICH 2-21 #2

    Delegate Frich moves to amend the amendment on page 3 on line 27 of section 1a immediately following the word “parties” by inserting the following new subsection, designated as subsection (f), all to read as follows:


“(f) Investigatory Powers of the Attorney General–The Attorney General shall have authority to conduct investigations of all members of the Board of Public Works, members of the Legislature, and Justices of the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals to ensure their compliance with the ethical standards of this section. Upon completing any investigation that results in a conclusion by the Attorney General that a violation of these standards has occurred, the Attorney General may issue a report to the Governor, President of the Senate, Speaker of the House of Delegates, the Chief Justice of the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals and the Ethics Commission.”