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Introduced Version House Bill 4273 History

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WEST virginia Legislature

2016 regular session

Introduced

House Bill 4273

By Delegates Fast, Hill, Shaffer and azinger

[Introduced January 26, 2016; referred to the committee on Roads and Transportation then Finance.]

A BILL to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new section, designated §17-4-32, relating to requiring that patching repair of hard surfaced roads, highways and streets be by use of mechanical rollers for smoother final repair; and providing exceptions.

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 §17-4-32, to read as follows:

 ARTICLE 4.  STATE ROAD SYSTEM.

§17-4-32.  Approved types of patching repairs; exceptions.

Notwithstanding any other provision of this code to the contrary, when it is necessary to repair any hard surfaced road, highway or street by patching, the Commissioner of Highways, county commission, municipality or other local government authority responsible for the repairs and patching of hard surfaced roads, highways or streets shall require the use of a mechanical roller on all such repairs, unless an emergency situation necessitates patching by a different method.

 

NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to require that patching repair of hard surfaced roads, highways and streets be by use of mechanical rollers for smoother final repair unless an emergency situation requires a different method.

Strike-throughs indicate language that would be stricken from a heading or the present law, and underscoring indicates new language that would be added.

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