Senate Passes Bill to Create West Virginia Jumpstart Savings Program

The state Senate today passed House Bill 2001, which seeks to creating the West Virginia Jumpstart Savings Program. The bill, if signed into law, creates a new program where West Virginians can save and invest money to help cover the costs of pursuing a trade or occupation. The Senate made amendments to the bill which will have to be approved by the House before it completes legislative action.

Three other Senate bills on third reading on the Senate Calendar were also passed and now head to the House for their consideration.

The Senate is adjourned until tomorrow, March 11th, at 11 a.m.

Senate Judiciary will meet today at 3 p.m. in 208 W.

Senate Finance will meet today at 3 p.m. and tomorrow at 9:30 a.m. in 451 M.