November 18, 2019 •
West Virginia Governor Calls for Special Session
Gov. Jim Justice issued a proclamation calling for the West Virginia Legislature to convene in special session on Monday, November 18.
The session will coincide with regularly scheduled interim committee meetings.
The purpose of the special session is to consider three bills.
The first bill would amend the West Virginia Tourism Act to extend the availability of the Tourism Development Act Tax Credit Program and authorize the tourism office to participate in reviewing, processing, and approving applications.
The second bill would bring certain DUI expungement procedures into compliance with federal law.
The third bill relates to spending authority for debt service payments on roads to prosperity general obligation bonds for rounds two and three.
Also on the call is legislation to pay for the special session.
Interim meetings are already scheduled for Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday.
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