SB154 SFAT #1 Jeffries 3-5

Skinner  7816


Senator Jeffries moved to amend the bill by striking out the title and substituting therefor a new title, to read as follows:

Eng. Com. Sub. for Senate Bill 154A Bill to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new section, designated §18-5-13d, relating to the “Specialist Nicholas Caleb Jividen Act” authorizing the use of school facilities for funerals and memorial services; recognizing schools are integral parts of communities and the death of certain community members can have a significant impact on communities; requiring county board to allow school facilities use for funeral and memorial services of certain community members; permitting county boards to establish process for requesting the use of school facilities for funeral and memorial services; providing that county boards of education are not responsible for additional costs associated with such funeral and memorial services that are held at school facilities; and prohibiting such funeral and memorial services held at school facilities from disrupting or interfering with classroom instruction, scheduled school event or activity, or governmental use.