WEST virginia legislature
2020 regular session
House Bill 4515
By Delegates Sypolt, Hartman, Westfall, Tomblin, Anderson, Cooper, Cadle, Hott, Atkinson, Dean, and D. Kelly
(By Request of the Division of Natural Resources)
[Introduced January 23, 2020; Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources.]
A BILL to amend and reenact §20-2-30 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended; relating to eligibility for license or permit application and unlawful acts when applying for a license or permit.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
article 2. wildlife resources.
§20-2-30. Application and statement of eligibility for licenses or permits; procuring license or permit in violation of chapter.
(a) Each person who applies for any class of license or permit must state to the issuing agent that he or she is eligible for and has satisfied all prerequisites required by this chapter for that class of license or permit.
(b) It is unlawful for a person to make a false statement when applying for any license or permit issued pursuant to the provisions of this chapter.
NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to include an eligibility statement requirement and clarify false statements as an unlawful act for permit applications.
Strike-throughs indicate language that would be stricken from a heading or the present law and underscoring indicates new language that would be added.