HB2872 S JUD AMT #1 2-25

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The Committee on Judiciary moved to amend the bill by striking out the title and substituting therefor a new title, to read as follows:

Eng. House Bill 2872A Bill to amend and reenact 29-3-12 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing any member of the West Virginia State Police, Natural Resources Police Officer, or any county or municipal law-enforcement officer to assist the State Fire Marshal or any of his or her employees in any duties for which the State Fire Marshal has jurisdiction; granting the State Fire Marshal, any full-time deputy and assistant fire marshal the power of arrest for obstructing them in their official duties; authorizing the State Fire Marshal, any full-time deputy fire marshal, or any full-time assistant fire marshal employed by the State Fire Marshal to carry a firearm in the course of official duties; and establishing requirements for annual requalification.