W.Va. Governor issues three executive orders
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - West Virginia Governor Jim Justice issued three executive orders on Tuesday.
The first one is Executive Order 46-20. It’s resulting from casinos being ordered closed from March 18 through June 5. This order suspends the regulatory statute requiring the racetrack table game licensees pay the West Virginia Lottery Commission as part of their application for renewal by July 1, 2020, extending the due date until October 1, 2020.
The second order is Executive Order 47-20. It says notifying the Legislature of the Governor’s intention to borrow from the Revenue Shortfall Reserve Fund to meet General Revenue cash flow obligations for the start of the new fiscal year; FY2021. This transfer occurs annually. The amount being transferred this year is $68.6 million.
The third order is Executive Order 48-20. It orders all departments, agencies, bureaus, sections, boards, commissions and other organizational units within the Executive Branch of State Government to effect a spending reduction of their General Revenue approprations for Fiscal Year 2020.
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