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Delegate Kessinger sponsored 66 bills:


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HB 2010 Requiring the elections of justices of the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, circuit court judges, family court judges and magistrates be nonpartisan and by division Signed  Effective Ninety Days from Passage - (April 1, 0001)
HB 2098 Authorizing those health care professionals to provide services to patients or residents of state-run veterans' facilities without obtaining an authorization to practice Signed  Effective Ninety Days from Passage - (June 11, 2015)
HB 2103 Relating generally to boards of examination and registration Pending  Senate Government Organization Committee  02/27/15 
HB 2104 Terminating the Tax Commissioner's authority to issue business licenses to sell paraphernalia for use with controlled substances Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/13/15 
HB 2110 Relating generally to the tax treatment of manufacturing entities Pending  House SB Committee  01/20/15 
HB 2111 Providing a special method for valuation of certain wireless technology property for property taxes Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/20/15 
HB 2119 Intrastate Coal and Use Act Pending  House ENG Committee  01/20/15 
HB 2120 Permitting certain holders of concealed weapons permits to carry weapons of the grounds and buildings on the State Capitol Complex Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/20/15 
HB 2124 Relating to underground coal mines Pending  House ENG Committee  01/20/15 
HB 2126 Relating to substance abuse screening of persons certified to perform a duty in the operation of a mine Pending  House Energy, Industry and Labor, Economic Development and Small Business Committee  01/20/15 
HB 2127 Relating to corporation net income tax for manufacturers of medical devices Pending  House Finance Committee  01/20/15 
HB 2128 Permitting those individuals who have been issued concealed weapons permits to keep loaded firearms in their motor vehicles on the State Capitol Complex grounds Signed  Effective Ninety Days from Passage - (June 10, 2015)
HB 2131 Relating to shampoo assistants and persons practicing hair braiding Pending  House Government Organization Committee  01/20/15 
HB 2132 Relating to barbers, cosmetologists and shampoo assistants Pending  House Government Organization Committee  01/20/15 
HB 2133 Continuing education requirements for barbers and cosmetologists Pending  House Government Organization Committee  01/20/15 
HB 2148 Conforming the motor vehicle law of this state to the requirements of section 1405(a) of the federal Transportation Equity Act for the Twenty-first Century Signed  Effective Ninety Days from Passage - (June 10, 2015)
HB 2150 Prohibiting the modification of mufflers resulting in excessive noise levels Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  01/20/15 
HB 2231 Permitting grandchildren of resident landowners to hunt, trap or fish on that landowner's property without a license Pending  House ANR Committee  01/22/15 
HB 2232 Relating to consumer credit and protection Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/22/15 
HB 2236 Abolishing the West Virginia Diesel Equipment Commission Pending  House ENG Committee  01/22/15 
HB 2237 Prohibiting project labor agreements on state-funded construction contracts Pending  House Finance Committee  02/23/15 
HB 2368 Relating to child welfare RQST    CONF  03/13/15 
HB 2394 Repealing the additional tax on the privilege of severing coal Pending  House ENG Committee  01/27/15 
HB 2425 Requiring a test that is identical to the civics portion of the naturalization test in order to graduate from high school or obtain a General Educational Development (GED) diploma Pending  House Education Committee  01/27/15 
HB 2442 Relating to employment of retired teachers as substitutes in areas of critical need and shortage for substitutes Pending  House Education Committee  01/27/15 
HB 2444 Providing for the assignment of economic development office representatives to serve as Small Business Allies as facilitators to assist small business entities and individuals Pending  Senate Economic Development Committee  02/12/15 
HB 2486 Relating to school curricular standards and assessments Pending  House Education Committee  01/28/15 
HB 2489 Relating to supervision of works by a sanitary board Pending  House Government Organization Committee  01/28/15 
HB 2501 Prohibiting sexual offenders from residing within one thousand feet of a school or childcare facility Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/29/15 
HB 2509 Determining federal health care legislation invalid in this state Pending  House Health and Human Resources Committee  01/29/15 
HB 2516 Awarding of a posthumous high school diploma to parents of a high school senior who dies during the senior year; "Todd's Law" Pending  House Education Committee  01/30/15 
HB 2520 Relating to domestic violence victims' eligibility for unemployment compensation benefits Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/30/15 
HB 2526 Providing for the transfer of ownership, operation and maintenance of certain assets of the West Virginia Parkways Authority to the Division of Highways Pending  House Finance Committee  02/03/15 
HB 2527 Creating a Task Force on Prevention of Sexual Abuse of Children; "Erin Merryn's Law" Signed  Effective Ninety Days from Passage - (June 11, 2015)
HB 2537 Requiring that the chairperson of the Public Service Commission be elected on a nonpartisan ballot Pending  House Government Organization Committee  02/02/15 
HB 2551 Prohibiting internet service providers from advertising or offering to provide high speed internet service that is not at least ten megabytes per second Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/02/15 
HB 2552 Permitting utility consumers to use the consumer protection laws when concerning billing issues are in question Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/02/15 
HB 2556 Providing medical and religious exemptions from mandatory immunizations for school children Pending  House Health and Human Resources Committee  02/02/15 
HB 2563 Requiring the State Superintendent of Schools to be elected on a nonpartisan basis Pending  House Education Committee  02/02/15 
HB 2566 Coal Jobs and Safety Act of 2015 Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/06/15 
HB 2567 Electing members of county school boards on a nonpartisan basis in general elections only Pending  House Education Committee  02/02/15 
HB 2568 The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act PASS  Completed Legislation 04/15/15 
HB 2576 Creating new code sections which separate the executive departments Vetoed  Vetoed
HB 2583 Removing the publication requirements of financial statements for municipalities Pending  House Finance Committee  02/12/15 
HB 2585 Requiring leaseholders of mineral interests to notify the owners of the minerals when there is an assignment of the lease to another party Pending    Concurrence  03/14/15 
HB 2593 Creating the Private Property Protection Act Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/04/15 
HB 2594 Requiring that all higher education institutions in the state award credit to transfer students for similar courses completed at a different institution Pending  House Education Committee  02/04/15 
HB 2596 Providing that all hunting and fishing licenses are valid for one year from the date issued Pending  House ANR Committee  02/04/15 
HB 2619 Clarifying when a chief law-enforcement officer is required to certify the transfer or making of certain firearms Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/05/15 
HB 2689 Repealing the provision prohibiting employers from discriminating for use of tobacco products Pending  House Health and Human Resources Committee  02/11/15 
HB 2695 Relating to gasoline and fuel excise tax Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  02/11/15 
HB 2697 Allowing a home improvement transaction to be performed under an oral contract Pending    Committee  02/11/15 
HB 2699 Requiring that patching repair of hard surfaced roads, highways and streets be by use of mechanical rollers Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  02/11/15 
HB 2700 Creating a program to allow for discounted veteran's licence plates and option on application for applicant to consent to receive information about veteran's services Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  02/11/15 
HB 2745 Requiring an exempt spending unit to obtain authorization from the director of purchasing before entering into a contract for an amount equal to or exceeding ninety percent of the value of the largest contract Pending  House Government Organization Committee  02/13/15 
HB 2777 Relating to licensing of barbers, cosmetologists, and hairstylists, and revising the membership requirements of the Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists Pending  Senate Government Organization Committee  02/19/15 
HB 2872 Requiring that three parking spaces in the West Virginia Culture Center parking lot be designated for use by Purple Heart Medal recipients Pending  House Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security Committee  02/20/15 
HB 2881 West Virginia Intrastate Commerce Improvement Act Pending  House Government Organization Committee  02/26/15 
HB 2897 Young Entrepreneur Reinvestment Act Pending  House SB Committee  02/24/15 
HB 2920 Vesting the Public Employees Insurance Agency with the authority to negotiate and executing all health care and ancillary contracts for the Medicaid program Pending  House Banking and Insurance Committee  02/24/15 
HB 2934 Repealing the common core standards Pending    RECD  03/14/15 
HB 2936 Relating to the West Virginia Economic Development Authority Pending  House SB Committee  02/24/15 
HB 2950 Providing for a $1,000 tax credit against personal income tax in tax years 2016-2017 for recent graduates of higher education programs Pending  House Finance Committee  02/24/15 
HB 2956 Preserving the rights of individuals guaranteed by the West Virginia Constitution and the United States Constitution when deciding the comity of a legal decision in a foreign country Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/24/15 
HB 2968 Exempting from property tax certain properties in this state owned by nonprofit youth organizations Signed  Effective Ninety Days from Passage - (June 10, 2015)
HB 3009 Removing criminal penalties applicable to midwives Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/24/15 
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