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HB 4006 - Repeals Department of Education and Arts - West Virginia Key Vote

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Repeals Department of Education and Arts

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (18-15) - (Key vote)
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Title: Repeals Department of Education and Arts

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that repeals the Department of Education and Arts, among other provisions.

Highlights:
  • Repeals all mentions of the Department of Education and Arts.

  • Transfers supervision of the Division of Rehabilitation from the Department of Education and Arts to the Department of Commerce.

  • Transfers supervision of the Division of Culture and History from the Department of Education and Arts to the Department of Commerce.

  • Specifies that the West Virginia Educational Broadcasting Authority continues as an independent agency within the executive branch.

  • Specifies that the State Library Commission continues as an independent agency within the executive branch.

  • Repeals various programs and commissions related to education, including but not limited to the following:

    • Distance Learning Coordination Council;

    • Center for Professional Development;

    • Advanced Placement Center;

    • National Institute for Teaching Excellence; and

    • Annual professional development master plan.

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (60-36) - (Key vote)
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Title: Repeals Department of Education and Arts

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that repeals the Department of Education and Arts, among other provisions.

Highlights:

 

  • Repeals all mentions of the Department of Education and Arts.

  • Transfers supervision of the Division of Rehabilitation from the Department of Education and Arts to the Department of Commerce.

  • Transfers supervision of the Division of Culture and History from the Department of Education and Arts to the Department of Commerce.

  • Specifies that the West Virginia Educational Broadcasting Authority continues as an independent agency within the executive branch.

  • Specifies that the State Library Commission continues as an independent agency within the executive branch.

  • Repeals various programs and commissions related to education, including but not limited to the following:

    • Distance Learning Coordination Council;

    • Center for Professional Development;

    • Advanced Placement Center;

    • National Institute for Teaching Excellence; and

    • Annual professional development master plan.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Repeals Department of Education and Arts

Sponsors

  • William Roger Romine (WV - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

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