MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – An effort to yank some teeth from the Anti-Racism Act led to a contentious debate on the House floor Thursday afternoon.
Feathers also ruffled during deliberations on the bill to regulate learning pods and microschools.
The Anti-Racism Act is SB 498. It was on second reading on the House floor and up for amendments.
The Houe was considering the Judiciary Committee amendment adopted just before 2 a.m. Wednesday, and members were proposing secondary amendments to Judiciary’s before adopting it.
House Speaker Roger Hanshaw, R-Clay, had stepped away from the podium and Speaker Pro Tempore Gary Howell, R-Mineral, was filling in when the amendment by Delegate Sean Hornbuckle, D-Cabell, came up…