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A sampling of bills introduced Thursday, March 4

MORGANTOWN – Here is a sampling of bills and resolutions introduced Thursday, March 4. Local lead sponsors and co-sponsors, if any, are noted.

  • SCR 12, to apply to Congress for an Article V convention to amend the U.S. Constitution to allow state legislatures of the United States to pass legislation to override certain federal laws deemed too onerous or restrictive. Sen. Randy Smith, R-Tucker, sponsor.
  • HB 2913, to create the Social Media Integrity and Anti-Corruption in Elections Act. “The bill provides requirements for social media companies to prevent corruption and provide transparency of election-related content made available on social media websites and provides equal opportunities for all candidates and political parties to speak without policy or partisan-based censorship.” Delegate Amy Summers, R-Taylor, co-sponsor.
  • SB 560, to change how the greyhound breeding development fund is funded, to be only through income generated at greyhound tracks.
  • HB 2910, to base allocation of county magistrates per 16,500 population, with at least two for each county.
  • HB 2912, to permit the sale and growth of cannabis and cannabis products in this state to people age 21 and up.
  • HB 2917, to require that school athlete’s participation be based on the athlete’s biological sex as indicated on the athlete’s original birth certificate issued at the time of birth.

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