SB338 SFAT #1 Maynard 2-24

Fletcher  7835


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

Eng. Senate Bill 338—A BILL to amend and reenact §15A-11-11 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to continuing the Fire Service Equipment and Training Fund; restricting use of grant funds to specified purposes; specifying disposition of grant funds remaining in fund at the end of the fiscal year; requiring Fire Commission to establish an equipment and training grant program for volunteer and part-volunteer companies based upon certain circumstances; specifying criteria State Fire Marshal shall consider when making grants; authorizing Fire Commission to propose emergency legislative rules and legislative rules; requiring Legislative Auditor notify State Fire Marshal of any volunteer or part-volunteer department that is ineligible to receive grant funds; and making volunteer or part-volunteer department or companies ineligible to receive grant funds until Legislative Auditor informs State Fire Marshal that the company or department has come into compliance.