SB619 SFA Miller 2-26 #1

Baker 7816


Senator Miller moved to amend the bill on page four, section eleven, after line twenty-five, by inserting a new subdivision, designated subdivision (7), to read as follows:

(7) A public health impact statement assessing the health impact of the proposed rule on the State of West Virginia, including, but not limited to, the effect of the regulation on the short-term and long-term health impact on the citizens of the state and whether there will be any detrimental public health impact from the rule. The agency may work with the Bureau of Public Health or any public university department that has sufficient expertise to determine the impact of the rule on public health. The statement shall include the names of those persons who participated in the drafting of the statement and the time spent preparing the statement. The agency shall also make available the lead author of the statement or other qualified representative of the agency to discuss the statement with the Legislative Rule-Making Committee and any committee of the Senate or House of Delegates to which the rule is referred;”;

And by renumbering the remaining subdivisions;

On page six, section eleven, line sixty-seven, after the word “Innovation;” by striking out the word “and”;

On page six, section eleven, line seventy-two, after the word “rule” by changing the period to a semicolon and inserting the word “and”;


On page six, section eleven, after line seventy-two, by inserting a new subdivision, designated subdivision (10), to read as follows:

(10) Whether the proposed legislative rule will negatively impact public health based on the public health impact statement and other relevant considerations presented to the committee.