Governor Tomblin Issues Proclamation Extending Legislative Session Through Friday
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -In accordance with the Constitution of West Virginia, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin today issued a proclamation extending the 2012 Legislative Session for three additional days allowing further consideration of the budget bill.
The state constitution requires the governor to issue a proclamation to extend the regular session of the Legislature, when the budget bill has not been finally acted upon by the Legislature, three days before the expiration of its regular session.
Gov. Tomblin issued a proclamation March 7, 2012, extending the 2012 regular session of the Legislature for consideration of the budget bill through March 13, 2012. The proclamation filed today extends the regular session of the Legislature through Friday, March 16, 2012 and specifies the Legislature shall only consider the budget bill and a provision for the cost of the said extended session during this extension of the session.
To view the proclamation, click HERE.
Amy Shuler Goodwin