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Senator Kessler sponsored 197 bills:

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SB 719 Allowing certain police officers keep weapon after retirement Signed  Effective Ninety Days from Passage - (July 6, 2009)
SB 255 Allowing Commissioner of Corrections deposit certain interest or other moneys into inmate benefit fund Pending  Senate Finance Committee  02/16/09 
SB 239 Allowing majority vote for certain metro government approval Signed  Effective from passage - (May 28, 2009)
SB 29 Allowing paid sick leave to be used as paid family leave Pending  Senate Finance Committee  02/11/09 
SB 621 Allowing private property owner to prohibit concealed weapons Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/31/09 
SB 64 Authorizing allocated revenues to fund volunteer firemen pensions Pending  Senate Pensions Committee  02/11/09 
SB 647 Authorizing Class IV cities' early voting by mail Pending  House Political Subdivisions Committee  03/24/09 
SB 300 Authorizing counties and municipalities enter into energy-savings contracts Pending  Senate Government Organization Committee  02/19/09 
SB 251 Authorizing issuance of revenue bonds for public projects Pending  House Finance Committee  04/02/09 
SB 407 Authorizing magistrate courts collect judgment abstract fee Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  03/02/09 
SB 344 Authorizing mental hygiene commissioners sign readmission orders Signed  Effective Ninety Days from Passage - (July 10, 2009)
SB 693 Authorizing processing fee to be used for Secretary of State's technology projects Pending  House Finance Committee  03/31/09 
SB 393 Authorizing Supreme Court administrator hire certain probation officers Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  02/26/09 
SB 760 Authorizing Supreme Court to develop pilot pretrial release programs Signed  Effective Ninety Days from Passage - (July 6, 2009)
SB 265 Authorizing tax credit for new teachers in critical needs areas Pending  Senate Finance Committee  03/25/09 
SB 333 Basing school nurse ratio on total net enrollment Pending  House Finance Committee  04/07/09 
SB 336 Changing failure to wear seatbelt to primary offense Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  03/27/09 
SB 702 Changing workers' compensation purchase date deadline for governmental entities Pending    3rd Reading  04/11/09 
SB 259 Clarifying certain terminology within Courthouse Facilities Improvement Authority Signed  Effect from passage
SB 613 Clarifying coalbed methane notice requirements Signed  Effective Ninety Days from Passage - (July 10, 2009)
SB 449 Clarifying domestic relations definitions Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  03/04/09 
SB 722 Clarifying filing and review of accountings of incapacitated protected persons' conservators Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  03/23/09 
SB 379 Clarifying pharmacists and pharmacies as health care providers Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/31/09 
SB 389 Clarifying pharmacists and pharmacies as health care providers Pending  Senate Health and Human Resources Committee  02/26/09 
SB 763 Clarifying Racing Commission's authority over certain thoroughbred race horses' registration Pending    3rd Reading  04/11/09 
SB 657 Clarifying terroristic threat as felony Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  03/20/09 
SB 346 Correcting code reference related to bear tagging Signed  Effective Ninety Days from Passage - (July 2, 2009)
SB 347 Correcting code reference related to extended supervision for certain sex offenders Signed  Effective Ninety Days from Passage - (July 10, 2009)
SB 311 Creating 2012 Supreme Court of Appeals Public Campaign Financing Pilot Program Pending  Senate Finance Committee  03/27/09 
SB 338 Creating additional seventeenth judicial circuit court judge Signed  Effective July 1, 2009
SB 592 Creating behavioral health service provider tax Pending  House Finance Committee  04/01/09 
SB 607 Creating Commuter Rail Access Act Pending  Senate Finance Committee  03/23/09 
SB 549 Creating Creative Communities Development Pilot Program Pending  Senate Finance Committee  03/20/09 
SB 751 Creating Division of Motor Vehicles' administrative law judge office Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  03/23/09 
SB 516 Creating Drug Offender Accountability and Treatment Act Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  03/09/09 
SB 371 Creating Energy Efficient Building Act Pending  Senate Transportation and Infrastructure Committee  02/25/09 
SB 293 Creating felony offense of unauthorized practice of certain health care professions Signed  Effective Ninety Days from Passage - (July 10, 2009)
SB 630 Creating felony offense of unlawful entry on public utility sites Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  03/18/09 
SB 414 Creating Governor's Office of Health Enhancement and Lifestyle Planning Signed  Effective Ninety Days from Passage - (August 26, 2009)
SB 301 Creating Green Buildings Act Pending  Senate Transportation and Infrastructure Committee  02/19/09 
SB 678 Creating High-Technology Business Property Valuation Act Pending  House Finance Committee  04/02/09 
SB 694 Creating intrastate mutual aid system Signed  Effective from passage - (April 11, 2009)
SB 307 Creating Maternal Screening Act Signed  Effective Ninety Days from Passage - (July 5, 2009)
SB 672 Creating Mental Health Stabilization Act of 2009 Vetoed  Vetoed
SB 692 Creating Office of Miners' Health, Safety and Training administrative law judge office Pending    1st Reading  04/01/09 
SB 374 Creating Oil and Gas Surface Owner's Bill of Rights Pending  Senate Energy, Industry and Mining Committee  02/25/09 
SB 456 Creating Reduced Cigarette Ignition Propensity Standard and Fire Prevention Act Signed  Effective Ninety Days from Passage - (July 10, 2009)
SB 448 Creating special hunting and fishing license for severely disabled and terminally ill youth Pending  Senate Natural Resources Committee  03/04/09 
SB 622 Creating State Labor Relations Act Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  03/17/09 
SB 706 Creating State Police leave donation program Signed  Effective July 1, 2009
SB 478 Creating Surface Owners Protection Act Pending  Senate Energy, Industry and Mining Committee  03/05/09 
SB 292 Creating tax credit for spaying or neutering pets Pending  Senate Finance Committee  02/18/09 
SB 411 Creating temporary health information technology reinvestment fee Pending  Senate Health and Human Resources Committee  03/02/09 
SB 413 Creating temporary tax credit for certain small group employers Pending  Senate Finance Committee  03/02/09 
SB 515 Creating Uniform Adult Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Jurisdiction Act Signed  Effective Ninety Days from Passage - (July 10, 2009)
SB 628 Creating Unintentional Pharmaceutical Drug Overdose Fatality Review Team Pending  Senate Health and Human Resources Committee  03/18/09 
SB 289 Creating WV Innovation and Development Act Pending  Senate Finance Committee  03/02/09 
SB 241 Creating WV Public Campaign Financing Act Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  02/12/09 
SB 701 Creating WV Religious Freedom Restoration Act Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  03/23/09 
SB 532 Creating WV SAFE Mortgage Licensing Act Signed  Effective July 1, 2009
SB 589 Dedicating portion of severance taxes for counties and municipalities Pending  Senate Government Organization Committee  03/16/09 
SB 748 Defining certain consumers sales and service tax-related terms Pending  Senate Finance Committee  03/23/09 
SB 294 Defining criminal offense of incapacitated person's abuse or neglect Pending  House Senior Citizen Issues Committee  03/09/09 
SB 673 Defining lottery "promotional credits" Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  03/23/09 
SB 591 Electing magistrates by divisions Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/24/09 
SB 332 Eliminating severance and health care provider taxes on behavioral health providers Pending  Senate Finance Committee  02/24/09 
SB 75 Establishing alcohol use by minors as juvenile delinquent offense Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/23/09 
SB 715 Establishing Chesapeake Bay Restoration Initiative Signed  Effective Ninety Days from Passage - (August 27, 2009)
SB 745 Establishing commercial feed distributor permit fee to fund spay/neuter program Pending  Senate Agriculture Committee  03/23/09 
SB 234 Exempting land-based aquaculture facilities from certain sludge management requirements Pending  Senate Agriculture Committee  02/12/09 
SB 318 Expanding Division of Protective Services' law-enforcement authority over state property under certain circumstances Signed  Effective Ninety Days from Passage - (July 10, 2009)
SB 313 Expanding number of hours temporary state personnel may work Pending  Senate Government Organization Committee  02/20/09 
SB 664 Expanding nurse practitioners' prescriptive authority Pending  Senate Health and Human Resources Committee  03/23/09 
SB 286 Expanding prepaid limited health service organizations services Pending  Senate Finance Committee  04/03/09 
SB 669 Extending Preventative Care Pilot Program Signed  Effective Ninety Days from Passage - (July 8, 2009)
SB 340 Granting juvenile probation officers certain arrest powers Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  02/24/09 
SB 32 Granting municipal courts jurisdiction over juveniles violating tobacco use laws Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  02/11/09 
SB 606 Including salvia divinorum as hallucinogenic controlled substance Pending  Senate Health and Human Resources Committee  03/16/09 
SB 460 Including telecommunications devices as jail contraband Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  03/05/09 
SB 69 Increasing benefits of certain retired teachers Pending  Senate Pensions Committee  02/11/09 
SB 440 Increasing county litter control officers' authority Signed  Effective Ninety Days from Passage - (July 10, 2009)
SB 416 Increasing family court judges' salaries Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  03/02/09 
SB 650 Increasing penalties for certain accessory after the fact crimes Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/26/09 
SB 679 Increasing penalties for certain accessory after the fact crimes Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  03/23/09 
SB 306 Increasing pipeline companies' special license fees to Public Service Commission Signed  Effective Ninety Days from Passage - (July 10, 2009)
SB 723 Increasing PROMISE Scholarship funding Pending  Senate Education Committee  03/23/09 
SB 266 Increasing tax credit for nonfamily adoptions Pending  Senate Finance Committee  03/23/09 
SB 321 Modifying certificate of need process Signed  Effective Ninety Days from Passage - (July 2, 2009)
SB 581 Permitting certain minor blood donations with parental consent Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  03/25/09 
SB 439 Permitting State Police Superintendent consult with Insurance Commissioner Pending    Concurrence  04/11/09 
SB 235 Preserving biological evidence secured in certain criminal cases Pending  Senate Finance Committee  03/04/09 
SB 118 Preserving criminal case biological evidence Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  02/11/09 
SB 30 Preventing reduction of disability pensions for certain Public Employees Retirement System members Pending  Senate Pensions Committee  02/11/09 
SB 501 Prohibiting animal gas chamber euthanasia Signed  Effective Ninety Days from Passage - (August 27, 2009)
SB 238 Prohibiting discrimination based upon age or sexual orientation Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/16/09 
SB 482 Prohibiting mining on cemetery land Pending  Senate Energy, Industry and Mining Committee  03/05/09 
SB 769 Prohibiting possession, sale, importation or distribution of dissolvable tobacco products Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  04/02/09 
SB 115 Prohibiting smoking in motor vehicle when child under 14 is present Pending  Senate Transportation and Infrastructure Committee  02/11/09 
SB 76 Prohibiting state funding of abortions Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  02/11/09 
SB 637 Prohibiting texting while driving Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  03/25/09 
SB 19 Providing allocated Fire Protection Fund revenue to Fire Chiefs' and Fireman's Associations for certain expenses Pending  Senate Banking and Insurance Committee  02/11/09 
SB 303 Providing certain retired teachers state income tax exemption Pending  Senate Finance Committee  02/19/09 
SB 102 Providing certain ventilator patients Medicaid coverage Pending  Senate Health and Human Resources Committee  02/11/09 
SB 725 Providing county commissions standard of review for probate matters Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  03/23/09 
SB 380 Providing earned income tax credit to certain parents Pending  Senate Finance Committee  02/25/09 
SB 735 Providing for decedent's nonexoneration of certain secured debt Pending  Senate Banking and Insurance Committee  03/23/09 
SB 538 Providing low-income workers refundable tax credit Pending  Senate Finance Committee  03/11/09 
SB 385 Providing one-time supplements to certain public employee and teacher annuitants Pending  Senate Pensions Committee  02/26/09 
SB 764 Providing race election results certification procedure Signed  Effect from passage
SB 254 Providing reduction in certain inmate sentences for completing education and rehabilitation programs Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  02/13/09 
SB 605 Providing tax credit for certain coal mine safety equipment purchase Pending  Senate Finance Committee  03/25/09 
SB 696 Providing tax credit for certain medical providers Pending  Senate Health and Human Resources Committee  03/23/09 
SB 608 Providing tax credit for certain solar energy systems Pending  Senate Finance Committee  03/19/09 
SB 524 Raising certain law-enforcement agencies' new hire upper age restriction Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  03/10/09 
SB 420 Raising excise tax on tobacco products Pending  Senate Finance Committee  03/03/09 
SB 604 Raising mental health refusal age of consent Pending  Senate Health and Human Resources Committee  03/16/09 
SB 283 Reducing state income tax liability for certain retired public employees Pending  Senate Pensions Committee  02/18/09 
SB 392 Registering protective orders with Supreme Court Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  02/26/09 
SB 470 Regulating all-terrain vehicles on Hatfield-McCoy Trail Signed  Effective Ninety Days from Passage - (July 10, 2009)
SB 137 Regulating all-terrain vehicles' use Pending  Senate Transportation and Infrastructure Committee  02/11/09 
SB 552 Relating to affordable health insurance plan proposals Signed  Effective from passage - (April 11, 2009)
SB 595 Relating to assignment of child support obligations Signed  Effective Ninety Days from Passage - (July 8, 2009)
SB 708 Relating to certain domestic violence victims' funeral arrangements Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  03/23/09 
SB 432 Relating to certain law-enforcement officers' probationary period Pending  Senate Government Organization Committee  03/03/09 
SB 57 Relating to certain school coaches' requirements Pending  House Education Committee  03/26/09 
SB 766 Relating to certain sewer and water infrastructure projects' engineering services Pending  House Judiciary Committee  04/01/09 
SB 253 Relating to certain sexual offenses by or against inmates Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/09/09 
SB 319 Relating to certain volunteer firefighters' benefits Pending  Senate Finance Committee  02/20/09 
SB 395 Relating to child visitation Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  02/26/09 
SB 423 Relating to circuit clerks' service of protective orders Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  03/03/09 
SB 507 Relating to Clean Coal Technology Council's powers and duties Vetoed  Vetoed
SB 600 Relating to coal reclamation tax Signed  Effective July 1, 2009
SB 370 Relating to community corrections program fees Signed  Effective Ninety Days from Passage - (July 7, 2009)
SB 666 Relating to community enhancement districts Pending  House Energy, Industry and Labor, Economic Development and Small Business Committee  03/31/09 
SB 687 Relating to Comprehensive Behavioral Health Commission Signed  Effective from passage - (April 10, 2009)
SB 378 Relating to concealed handgun license reciprocity Pending  House Judiciary Committee  04/01/09 
SB 670 Relating to court-ordered payment of certain children's medical or socially necessary services Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  03/23/09 
SB 451 Relating to crime victims' compensation awards Signed  Effective July 1, 2009
SB 457 Relating to DNA data collection Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  03/05/09 
SB 400 Relating to driving with revoked or suspended license Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  02/27/09 
SB 242 Relating to DUI offenses Pending  House Judiciary Committee  04/02/09 
SB 498 Relating to early childhood education Signed  Effect from passage
SB 527 Relating to Ethics Commission's enforcement powers Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  03/10/09 
SB 575 Relating to gaming operations at historic resort hotel Signed  Effective from passage - (April 10, 2009)
SB 405 Relating to grandparents' visitation Signed  Effective Ninety Days from Passage - (July 7, 2009)
SB 653 Relating to great-grandparents' visitation rights Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  03/20/09 
SB 724 Relating to health care provider tax Signed  Effective Ninety Days from Passage - (July 10, 2009)
SB 761 Relating to illegal entries upon certain property Signed  Effective Ninety Days from Passage - (July 9, 2009)
SB 626 Relating to insured's right to recover underinsured benefits Pending  Senate Banking and Insurance Committee  03/18/09 
SB 609 Relating to magistrate education and workload requirements Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  03/17/09 
SB 343 Relating to Management of Pain Act Pending  Senate Health and Human Resources Committee  02/24/09 
SB 387 Relating to mental hygiene guardians and conservators Pending  Senate Health and Human Resources Committee  02/26/09 
SB 598 Relating to mini-trucks' registration and operation Pending  Senate Transportation and Infrastructure Committee  03/16/09 
SB 593 Relating to minor driver's licensing requirements and penalties Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  03/16/09 
SB 408 Relating to model health plan for uninsurable individuals Signed  Effective Ninety Days from Passage - (July 8, 2009)
SB 309 Relating to motor vehicle towing Pending  Senate Transportation and Infrastructure Committee  02/19/09 
SB 695 Relating to payment for certain state employees' unused sick leave Signed  Effect from passage
SB 768 Relating to prescription drug product liability claims Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  04/02/09 
SB 369 Relating to probation officers' authority Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  02/25/09 
SB 577 Relating to Prosecuting Attorneys Institute Pending  Senate Finance Committee  03/25/09 
SB 453 Relating to Public Service Commission service of decisions Signed  Effective Ninety Days from Passage - (July 2, 2009)
SB 486 Relating to reinstating former police chiefs to previously held positions Pending  Senate Government Organization Committee  03/06/09 
SB 644 Relating to removing certain continuing education requirement for insurers Pending  Senate Banking and Insurance Committee  03/19/09 
SB 458 Relating to retired teachers Pending  Senate Pensions Committee  03/05/09 
SB 665 Relating to setting certain public utilities' rates Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  03/23/09 
SB 438 Relating to shared parenting Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  03/04/09 
SB 316 Relating to Smart 529 college savings plan Pending  Senate Education Committee  02/20/09 
SB 78 Relating to special license plates Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  04/01/09 
SB 563 Relating to surface coal mining environmental permits Pending  Senate Energy, Industry and Mining Committee  03/12/09 
SB 750 Relating to teacher certification and shortages Pending  Senate Education Committee  03/23/09 
SB 134 Relating to unlawful discriminatory practices generally Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  02/11/09 
SB 284 Relating to Viatical Settlements Act Signed  Effective Ninety Days from Passage - (July 6, 2009)
SB 762 Relating to volunteer firefighters' Length of Service Awards Program Pending  House Finance Committee  04/02/09 
SB 545 Relating to volunteer firefighters' rebuttable presumptions for workers' compensation claims Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  03/11/09 
SB 462 Relating to voter registration Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  03/05/09 
SB 671 Relating to WV Guardianship and Conservatorship Act Pending  House Judiciary Committee  04/01/09 
SB 497 Relating to WV Partnership to Promote Community Well-Being Pending  House Finance Committee  03/20/09 
SB 445 Removing conservation supervisors' election certification requirements Signed  Effective Ninety Days from Passage - (July 10, 2009)
SB 454 Reporting certain geological information obtained incidental to oil and gas drilling Pending  Senate Finance Committee  03/12/09 
SB 570 Requiring Board of Optometry promulgate rules limiting practice Pending  Senate Health and Human Resources Committee  03/12/09 
SB 677 Requiring certain corporations provide members' and managers' names upon request Pending    3rd Reading  04/01/09 
SB 485 Requiring certain students undergo dental examination Pending  House Health and Human Resources Committee  04/01/09 
SB 377 Requiring court-appointed attorneys disclose certain fees Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  02/25/09 
SB 406 Requiring Department of Health and Human Resources provide list of certain contaminated properties Pending  Senate Health and Human Resources Committee  03/02/09 
SB 491 Requiring handrails in handicap restrooms Pending  Senate Health and Human Resources Committee  03/06/09 
SB 77 Requiring insurers provide full autism spectrum disorder coverage Pending  Senate Banking and Insurance Committee  02/11/09 
SB 648 Requiring manual vote counting in certain counties Pending  House Political Subdivisions Committee  03/26/09 
SB 594 Requiring monthly fund installments to Courtesy Patrol Signed  Effective July 1, 2009
SB 596 Requiring Public Service Commission update railroad walkways safety regulations Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  03/16/09 
SB 468 Requiring redemption property purchaser pay in certified funds Signed  Effective Ninety Days from Passage - (July 9, 2009)
SB 554 Requiring sex offender registry fee Pending  House Finance Committee  03/31/09 
SB 312 Requiring smoke-free medical facilities Pending  Senate Health and Human Resources Committee  02/20/09 
SB 442 Requiring State Auditor perform delinquent land sales paper processing responsibilities Pending  House Finance Committee  04/03/09 
SB 749 Reviewing certain driver's license DUI revocation orders Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  04/01/09 
SB 341 Transferring juvenile justice database administration to Supreme Court Signed  Effective Ninety Days from Passage - (July 2, 2009)
SB 436 Updating terminology relating to surface mining reporting requirements Signed  Effective Ninety Days from Passage - (July 2, 2009)
SB 533 Updating terms in consumers sales and service tax Signed  Effect from passage
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