WEST virginia Legislature
2016 regular session
Senate Bill 143
By Senator Woelfel
Referred to the Committee on Education; and then to the Committee on the Judiciary.]
A BILL to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new section, designated §18B-14-3, relating to higher education athletic competition; requiring West Virginia University and Marshall University to compete in basketball each season; and permitting the universities to determine certain details regarding each game.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, be amended by adding thereto a new section, designated §18B-14-3, to read as follows:
ARTICLE 14. MISCELLANEOUS.
§18B-14-3. WVU vs. Marshall annual basketball game.
During every school year, the men’s basketball teams of West Virginia University and Marshall University shall play at least one regular season basketball game against each other. The venue, date and all other pertinent details of the basketball game shall be determined jointly by the universities.
NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to require WVU and Marshall to play a regular season basketball game at least once each year.
Strike-throughs indicate language that would be stricken from a heading or the present law, and underscoring indicates new language that would be added.