by Tony Rutherford HuntingtonNews.Net Reporter
WV Legislature Introduces Bill to Make Robert C. Byrd’s Birthday a Holiday

CHARLESTON, WV (HNN) – Eleven members of the House of Delegates have introduced a bill which would make Nov. 20 --- the birthday of the late Sen. Robert C. Byrd --- a legal holiday. Byrd was history’s longest serving member of Congress.

The bill has been referred to committee.

A complete copy of the proposal can be found at:

http://www.legis.state.wv.us/bill_status/bills_text.cfm?billdoc=hb2865%20intr.htm&yr=2011&sesstype=RS&i=2865