Bill Text: WV SCR50 | 2019 | Regular Session | Introduced


Bill Title: Requesting study requiring purchasers of roundwood collect information from sellers of roundwood

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 8-5)

Status: (Engrossed) 2019-03-09 - Ordered to House [SCR50 Detail]

Download: West_Virginia-2019-SCR50-Introduced.html

SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION 50

(By Senators Maynard, Mann, Beach, Cline, Facemire, Hamilton, Hardesty, Prezioso, Roberts, Rucker, Smith, Stollings, and Sypolt)

[Originating in the Committee on Natural Resources; Reported on March 6, 2019]

 

Requesting the Joint Committee on Government and Finance study the effectiveness and utility of requiring commercial purchasers of roundwood to collect and retain certain information from the sellers of roundwood.

Whereas, There is a lack of information about the individuals who sale roundwood and the nature of roundwood sold to commercial purchasers; and

Whereas, The lack of information enables timber theft and constrains subsequent law-enforcement investigations; therefore, be it

Resolved by the Legislature of West Virginia:

That the Joint Committee on Government and Finance to study the effectiveness and utility of requiring commercial purchasers of roundwood to collect and retain certain information from the sellers of roundwood; and, be it

Further Resolved, That the Joint Committee on Government and Finance report to the regular session of the Legislature, 2020, on its findings, conclusions, and recommendations, together with drafts of any legislation necessary to effectuate its recommendations; and, be it

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

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