Bill Text: WV HCR112 | 2021 | Regular Session | Introduced


Bill Title: Requesting the Joint Committee on Government and Finance study House of Representatives Bill 1814

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 29-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2021-04-10 - To House Rules [HCR112 Detail]

Download: West_Virginia-2021-HCR112-Introduced.html

HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION 112

(By Delegates Kimble, Barnhart, Bridges, Bruce, Conley, Cooper, Foster, Hanna, Holstein, Horst, Householder, Jennings, J. Kelly, Longanacre, Mallow, Martin, Maynard, Mazzocchi, McGeehan, J. Pack, Phillips, Pinson, Reed, Reynolds, Sypolt, Tully, Wamsley, G. Ward and Worrell)

[Introduced April 10, 2021]

 

Requesting the Joint Committee on Government and Finance to study the effects of the United State House of Representatives House Resolution 1814, passed during the 117th Congress, which authorizes the Secretary of Education to make grants to support educational programs in civics and history, and for other purposes.

Whereas, The United State House of Representatives passed House Resolution 1814 during the 117th Congress; and

Whereas, This resolution authorizes the Secretary of Education to make grants to support educational programs in civics and history, and for other purposes; and

Whereas, This resolution may have a fiscal impact on the State of West Virginia; and

Whereas, This resolution creates a need to evaluate the state’s current educational standards to see if they align with the newly created mandates; therefore, be it

Resolved by the House of Delegates:

That the Joint Committee on Government and Finance shall undertake a study of the state’s current educational standards as related to the requirements of House Resolution 1814, determining whether or not they meet the newly passed requirements, and further studying what fiscal impact this resolution will have on the State of West Virginia; and be it

Further Resolved, That the Joint Committee on Government and Finance shall report to the regular session of the Legislature, 2022, on its findings, conclusions, and recommendations, together with drafts of any legislation or resolutions necessary to effectuate its recommendations; and be it

 Further Resolved, That the expenses necessary to conduct this study, to prepare a report, and to draft necessary legislation be paid from the legislative appropriations to the Joint Committee on Government and Finance.

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