House Bill 2891 Amended to Set Police Officer Age to 18


The House passed 13 bills today, including House Bill 2763, House Bill 2916, and House Bill 2932.

House Bill 2763 provides a mechanism for reporting cyber incident and provides for an annual report to the Joint Committee of the West Virginia Legislature. An example of a cyber incident would be a threatening actor pulling private personal information from a county board.

House Bill 2916 creates a Semi-quincentennial Commission for the celebration of the 250th anniversary of the founding of the United States of America.

House Bill 2932 prohibits a state agency or official from creating regulations beyond statute regarding the registration, reporting, or operation of foundation in West Virginia.

House Bill 2891, which creates minimum statutory standards for law-enforcement officer, was amended on second reading to drop the age requirement for municipality police officers from 21 to 18.


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