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AN ACT to amend and reenact §30-29-3 and §30-29-5 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as
2 amended, all relating to the duties of the law-enforcement training and certification
3 subcommittee,providing for a minimum of 800 classroom hours for a law-enforcement
4 academy,clarifying that the required classroom hours shall be accumulated on the basis
5 of a full-time curricula,authorizing the law-enforcement training and certification
6 subcommittee to deny an application for the establishment of a new law-enforcement
7 academy if it is determined that no need exists,requiring that a person seeking certification
8 complete the approved law-enforcement training academy within 18 consecutive months
9 of the commencement of employment as a law-enforcement officer,authorizing
1 0 extensions of such requirement,requiring graduates of state law-enforcement academies
11 successfully complete an entry level law-enforcement examination promulgated by the
12 law-enforcement training and certification subcommittee prior to certification,establishing
13 time frames for completion of training requirements,and making technical corrections.