HB2459 SFA Tarr 2-11 #1
Senator Tarr moved to amend the bill by striking out everything after the enacting clause and inserting in lieu thereof the following:
ARTICLE 2. COMMISSIONER OF HUMAN SERVICES; POWERS; DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES GENERALLY
§9-2-3a. Authorized exemption from federal law; exceptions.
Pursuant to the authority and option granted by 21 U.S.C. §862a(d)(1)(A) to the states, West Virginia exempts all individuals domiciled within the state from the application of 21 U.S.C. §862a(a)(2) unless the offense of conviction has as an element thereof misuse of supplemental nutrition assistance program benefits, loss of life, or the causing of physical injury.