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A sampling of bills introduced Wednesday, Feb. 7

MORGANTOWN — Here is a sampling of bills introduced Wednesday, Feb. 7. Local sponsors and co-sponsors are noted.

  • SB 690, to create a commission on West Virginia Agritourism to review and investigate means of preserving our farmland and growing our agricultural tourism and agricultural economic development. Sens. Charles Clements, R-Wetzel, Randy Smith, R-Tucker, Jay Taylor, R-Taylor, co-sponsors.
  • SB 715, Stop the Bleed Act to require each county school board to develop a bleeding-control program including bleeding-control kits.
  • HB 5503, the Resign to Run law, providing restrictions on qualifying for public office; providing that no person may qualify as a candidate for more than one public office, whether federal, state, district, county, or municipal, if the terms or any part thereof run concurrently with each other; and resignation.
  • HB 5504, to provide that funds from the Lottery Education Fund, the State Lottery fund, and the Excess Lottery Fund be used for early childhood education in the state. Delegate Joe Statler, R-Monongalia, co-sponsor.

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