CHARLESTON — A bill that would add a required personal finance class for high school students is scheduled for third reading in the Senate today, the last day of the West Virginia Legislature regular session.
It’s also the deadline to send legislation to Gov. Jim Justice for his signature.
“All bills passed Saturday can go to the Governor,” said Sen. Chandler Swope, R-6th District.”
House Bill 2775, which Chandler supports, had a second reading Friday and is on today’s agenda for a third reading.
“Bills on second reading today (Friday) are on schedule to be passed before the end of session,” he said.
If passed today and signed by the Governor, beginning with the 2021 – 2022 school year, “each high school student shall complete a one credit course of study in personal finance as a requirement for high school graduation: Provided, That no other credit…