Senate Bill No. 456
(Senators Minard, Sharpe, Kessler, Helmick, Ross, Bailey, Prezioso,
Oliverio, Edgell, Hunter, Anderson, Dittmar, Bowman, Plymale, Walker,
Craigo, Jackson, Wooton, Schoonover, Love, Ball, Mitchell, McKenzie, McCabe,
Redd, Boley, Minear, Sprouse, Unger, Chafin and Tomblin, Mr. President,
[Passed March 13, 1999; in effect from passage.]
AN ACT to authorize Central West Virginia Chapter 418 of the Purple
Heart Society to erect memorials to certain purple heart medal
recipients at the Meadowbrook rest areas on Interstate 79 in
Harrison County; and requiring commissioner of highways
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
CENTRAL WEST VIRGINIA CHAPTER, PURPLE HEART SOCIETY.
§1. Memorial to certain purple heart medal recipients authorized at Meadowbrook rest areas on Interstate 79 in Harrison County; and requiring division of highways approval.
The Central West Virginia Chapter 418 of the Purple Heart
Society is authorized to erect at the northbound and southbound Meadowbrook rest areas on Interstate 79 near mile post one hundred
twenty-three in Harrison County, and at the north-bound and
south-bound rest areas near Mmile Ppost 83 in Lewis County, suitable
memorials to persons from Barbour, Braxton, Doddridge, Gilmer,
Harrison, Lewis, Randolph, Ritchie and Upshur counties and part of
Marion County, who have received purple heart medals. The society
shall provide funding and construction of the memorials in
accordance with a plan approved by the commissioner of highways.
The commissioner of the division of highways shall approve the
location, design and construction of the memorials.