HB4154 HFAT Shott 2-27

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Delegate Shott moves to amend the title of the bill to read as follows:

Com. Sub. for H. B. 4154 - A Bill to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new article, designated 5B-8-1, 5B-8-2, 5B-8-3, 5B-8-4, 5B-8-5, 5B-8-6, 5B-8-7, 5B-8-8, 5B-8-9, and 5B-8-10, all relating to establishing the 2018 Regulatory Reform Act; providing legislative findings; defining terms; providing for an application process with the Development Office to request a project be classified as a project of critical economic concern; establishing a procedure for the filing of a certificate of critical economic concern with state agencies and the Development Office; providing for written status reports during expedited permit review process; providing that the Development Office shall establish a telephone hotline which permit applicants may utilize to contact the Development Office when a state agency has not timely acted upon a permit application; requiring the executive director to report to the Governor and the Joint Committee on Government and Finance annually regarding the success of this article; and granting the Development Office with procedural rulemaking authority to implement the provisions of this article.