§4-3-1. Continued as statutory body; composition; appointment and terms of members


Published: 2015

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WVC 4-3-1

§4-3-1. Continued as statutory body; composition; appointment and

terms of members.

The joint committee on government and finance, heretofore

existing under a joint rule of the Senate and House of Delegates,

is hereby continued as a statutory body. This committee shall be

composed of seven members of the Senate, six of whom shall be

appointed by the president of the Senate, and seven members of the

House of Delegates, six of whom shall be appointed by the speaker

of the House of Delegates. The six members appointed by the

president of the Senate shall include the majority leader of the

Senate, the minority leader of the Senate, the chairman of the

Senate committee on the judiciary and the chairman of the Senate

committee on finance. The six members appointed by the speaker of

the House of Delegates shall include the majority leader of the

House of Delegates, the minority leader of the House of Delegates,

the chairman of the house committee on the judiciary and the

chairman of the house committee on finance. The president of the

Senate and the speaker of the House of Delegates shall be members

of the committee and cochairmen thereof. Not more than five

members of the committee from each house shall be members of the

same political party: Provided, That in the event the membership

of a political party is less than fifteen percent in the House of

Delegates or Senate, then the membership of that political party

from the legislative house with less than fifteen percent

membership may be one from that house. The members shall serve until their successors shall have been appointed as heretofore

provided.





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