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There are 170 Bills pending in House Health and Human Resources




SB 169Allowing physician assistants to own practice01/15/24
SB 293Creating the Glucagon for Schools Act01/24/24
SB 357Permitting dental hygienist to perform tobacco cessation education01/26/24
SB 468Requiring course in public schools on human development02/29/24
SB 769Prohibiting certain medical exams on anesthetized patients02/29/24
SB 779Imposing deadlines for autopsies and autopsy reports02/22/24
HB 4001Creating the Affordable Medicaid Buy-in Program02/13/24
HB 4005To legalize the use of edibles when a patient is prescribed medical marijuana02/13/24
HB 4042Authorizing the Department of Health to promulgate a legislative rule relating to public water systems operators01/10/24
HB 4043Authorizing the Department of Health to promulgate a legislative rule relating to wastewater systems and operators01/10/24
HB 4044Authorizing the Department of Health to promulgate a legislative rule relating to behavioral health centers licensure01/10/24
HB 4045Authorizing the Department of Health to promulgate a legislative rule relating to hospital licensure01/10/24
HB 4046Authorizing the Department of Health to promulgate a legislative rule relating to assisted living residences01/10/24
HB 4047Authorizing the Department of Health to promulgate a legislative rule relating to cross-connection control and backflow prevention01/10/24
HB 4048Authorizing the Department of Health to promulgate a legislative rule relating to fees for permits01/10/24
HB 4049Authorizing the Department of Health to promulgate a legislative rule relating to fees for services01/10/24
HB 4050Authorizing the Department of Health to promulgate a legislative rule relating to medical examiner requirements for postmortem inquiries01/10/24
HB 4051Authorizing the Department of Health to promulgate a legislative rule relating to newborn screening system01/10/24
HB 4052Authorizing the Department of Health to promulgate a legislative rule relating to distribution of funds from emergency medical services salary enhancement fund01/10/24
HB 4053Authorizing the Department of Health to promulgate a legislative rule relating to West Virginia Clearance for Access: registry and employment screening01/10/24
HB 4054Authorizing the Department of Health and Human Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to cooperative agreement approval and compliance01/10/24
HB 4055Authorizing the Department of Health and Human Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to certificate of need01/10/24
HB 4056Authorizing the Department of Human Services to promulgate a legislative rule relating to collection and exchange of data related to overdoses01/10/24
HB 4057Authorizing the Department of Health and Human Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to chronic pain management clinic licensure01/10/24
HB 4058Authorizing the Department of Health and Human Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to medication assisted treatment and office-based medication-assisted treatment01/10/24
HB 4059Authorizing the Department of Human Services to promulgate a legislative rule relating to procedure to contest the substantiation of child abuse or neglect01/10/24
HB 4060Authorizing the Family Protection Services Board to promulgate a legislative rule relating to domestic violence program licensure standards01/10/24
HB 4137Authorizing the West Virginia Nursing Home Administrators Licensing Board to promulgate a legislative rule relating to nursing home administrators01/10/24
HB 4170Relating to wholesale importation of prescription drugs01/10/24
HB 4174Prohibit the practice of white bagging01/10/24
HB 4178Relating to certification of a patient’s eligibility for medical cannabis01/10/24
HB 4187Relating to tobacco usage restrictions01/10/24
HB 4189Relating to requiring a court to verify certain conditions are met before a child who has been removed from a home may be returned to that home.01/10/24
HB 4192Allow for religious exemptions for getting vaccinations01/10/24
HB 4193Establishing the Minority Health Advisory Team01/10/24
HB 4215To ensure that hospitals do not provide lesser treatment to unvaccinated individuals as opposed to vaccinated individuals01/10/24
HB 4227Require photo identification on all EBT cards01/10/24
HB 4237Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act01/10/24
HB 4244Collecting a tax from manufacturers and distributors of opium and opiate drugs to be used for funding addiction and prevention01/10/24
HB 4246Making it a misdemeanor for a person to knowingly allow a felony drug offense to be committed on his or her property01/10/24
HB 4279Relating to the Occupational Pneumoconiosis Board01/10/24
HB 4283Creating WV Black Lung Program01/10/24
HB 4293Relating to prohibiting mask mandates 01/10/24
HB 4295Requiring a pharmacist to fill a prescription for individuals who have a valid prescription unless belief that prescription is fraudulent01/10/24
HB 4314Establishing privacy regarding medical treatments01/10/24
HB 4319Authorizing possession and smoking of medical cannabis by approved persons01/10/24
HB 4324Permitting pharmacists to dispense the drug ivermectin by means of a standing order01/10/24
HB 4328Require an ultrasound prior to abortion01/10/24
HB 4340Create a division of forensic social work services in DHHR01/10/24
HB 4348Relating to natural immunity or antibodies to any illness to be treated as equal or better to vaccine induced immunity01/10/24
HB 4352Clarifying that the time limitations provided for filing occupational pneumoconiosis claims do not apply or otherwise limit the ability of a claimant to obtain an evaluation from the Occupational Pneumoconiosis Board.01/10/24
HB 4357To prohibit public university names for gender affirming care01/10/24
HB 4370Ensuring that legal or biological parents have equal access to any and all copies of birth registry forms01/10/24
HB 4401Require that all injuries and side effects from vaccines be reported by medical professional to the Bureau for Public Health01/10/24
HB 4403Providing options to vaccinations and mask requirements as a condition to entry of schools01/10/24
HB 4405Mental Hygiene Reform Act01/10/24
HB 4413Relating to updating the minimum standards for nursing homes01/10/24
HB 4424Permitting a licensed physician to grant a medical exemption from the required immunizations for a child to enter a school or a state-regulated childcare center01/10/24
HB 4438Require hospitals with no ASL interpreter on staff provide technology for hearing or speech impaired patients to communicate01/10/24
HB 4439Prohibit requiring Covid-19 vaccine or booster shot to attend in person classes at colleges and universities01/10/24
HB 4447To create the Responsible Fatherhood Act01/10/24
HB 4449Increase age to 21 for tobacco and vape sales to align with federal law01/10/24
HB 4451Requiring the Department of Health and Human resources to pay the attorney fees of an adoptive parent in a subsidized adoption01/10/24
HB 4454Prohibiting mask mandates by the State of West Virginia01/10/24
HB 4473Removing certain drugs from schedule one01/10/24
HB 4479To allow patients to refuse residents and medical students from observing or performing medical care on patients01/10/24
HB 4483Be Exceptional Starting Today Act01/10/24
HB 4511Relating to living anatomical gift01/10/24
HB 4532Relating to health insurance for living organ donors01/10/24
HB 4533Establishing a procedure to name a kinship legal guardian01/10/24
HB 4544Provide for disclosure of potentially harmful ingredients in menstrual products01/10/24
HB 4554Establish quick response teams to work with drug users who are arrested01/10/24
HB 4563Prohibit state funding for any organization that performs abortions01/10/24
HB 4571Authorizing long term care facilities to increase their number of beds on certificate of need by 5% so long as those beds are filled by veterans01/10/24
HB 4583Prevent healthcare facilities from limiting the number of parents that are able to attend appointments for their children01/10/24
HB 4585Get rid of vaccine requirement for families who want to provide respite care01/10/24
HB 4587To create a crime to send someone abortion pills through the U.S. mail01/10/24
HB 4588Stop practice of medicine by telehealth for abortion prescriptions01/10/24
HB 4592Relating to a state-funded psychiatric residency program01/10/24
HB 4612Relating to social determinants of health01/11/24
HB 4613Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders Insurance Coverage Protection Act01/11/24
HB 4633Require Medicaid to submit all state plan amendments, waiver submissions and policy changes to the Legislature for rulemaking approval01/11/24
HB 4643Establishing the Child Support from Conception Act01/12/24
HB 4647Permitting certain felons to work in licensed behavioral health facilities01/12/24
HB 4669Relating to controlled substance monitoring; and removing a dispensing prohibition01/12/24
HB 4679Youth Mental Health Protection Act01/12/24
HB 4684Relating generally to mental health treatment01/12/24
HB 4740To provide safe harbor peer review for nurses01/15/24
HB 4743Relating to a patient’s right to choose physician01/22/24
HB 4749Relating to wages of persons with disabilities01/15/24
HB 4750Relating to removing the Certificate of Need moratorium on opioid treatment facilities01/15/24
HB 4751Requiring West Virginia Medicaid managed care organizations to contract with any otherwise qualified provider01/15/24
HB 4757Relating to the organization of the Office of the Inspector General01/15/24
HB 4778Granting jurisdiction to supervise youth sport league events to county boards of education and the West Virginia Athletic Trainers Association01/16/24
HB 4781To fund repairs and renovations for the West Virginia Children’s Home in Randolph County.01/16/24
HB 4844Relating generally to drug testing of state legislators.01/17/24
HB 4857Banning Medicaid and CHIP from paying for child and adult transgender surgeries01/17/24
HB 4866Prohibit needle exchanges from providing services in West Virginia01/17/24
HB 4873Relating to legalizing cannabis production, sales and adult consumption01/17/24
HB 4884Allowing healthcare workers to refuse to perform procedures related to sex reassignment or gender identity transitioning for religious or conscientious objection01/18/24
HB 4892Relating to the distribution of drugs to safety net providers and contract pharmacies02/08/24
HB 4898Relating to foster or adoption parents sincerely held religious or moral beliefs regarding sexual orientation or gender idenity01/18/24
HB 4900To create the Core State Behavioral Health Crisis Services System01/18/24
HB 4914Establish Food Waste Task Force01/18/24
HB 4922Establish cause of action upon violation of prohibition of providing gender reassignment or gender altering medication to minor01/19/24
HB 4923Establishing parental requirements regarding gender reassignment surgery or gender altering medications for minor child01/19/24
HB 4929To update the requirements of the state director of health to quarantine and enforce regulations in a specific place 01/19/24
HB 4936Men’s Equality Act01/19/24
HB 4937Relating to notification of breast density01/19/24
HB 4939Banning certain practices by medical students without informed consent01/19/24
HB 4953Relating to medical professional liability01/22/24
HB 5041Relating to life at conception 01/23/24
HB 5061To create the Behavioral Health Reform and Innovation Council01/24/24
HB 5073Relating to the Women’s Right to Know Act 01/25/24
HB 5086To create the Food Safety Act01/25/24
HB 5106Permitting religious exemptions for compulsory immunizations01/25/24
HB 5107Relating to compulsory immunizations01/25/24
HB 5110Genetic Information Privacy Act01/25/24
HB 5120Relating to medical records01/25/24
HB 5141Universities must accept religious, medical, or right of conscience exemptions to taking vaccinations01/25/24
HB 5142Allow Religious Exemptions for vaccines01/25/24
HB 5143Allowing for Religious Exemptions of Vaccine Requirements in Primary and Secondary Schools01/25/24
HB 5144No vaccine mandate for schools 01/25/24
HB 5145Removing Hepatitis B from the list of required vaccinations01/25/24
HB 5149Requiring all hospitals and medical offices to send a notice to all former or current patients when they turn 18, informing them that if they have had any negative or adverse side effects of a procedure that was performed on them as a child to contact the hospital or office to inform them of the issue01/25/24
HB 5154Removing liability for mental health professionals providing services in mental hygiene cases involving possible involuntary hospitalization01/25/24
HB 5160Prohibiting expanding drug and alcohol treatment facilities and services in certain counties01/25/24
HB 5167Relating to access of records in controlled substance monitoring01/25/24
HB 5187Remove hormone blockers from transgender code01/25/24
HB 5210Relating to voluntary private school immunization02/12/24
HB 5211Relating to vaccination and mask requirements01/26/24
HB 5229To require a new written, phoned, or e-mail prescription order within 72 hours of a prescription change01/26/24
HB 5230To provide a means to classify when medications should be continued or stopped for patients01/26/24
HB 5240Eliminate woke, anti-women words from state government01/26/24
HB 5249Vaccine exemption for private, parochial, charter, virtual charter, and remote public schools.01/26/24
HB 5260To require all prescribers of medication to include their purpose for prescribing the medication to the patient01/29/24
HB 5274To require all medical providers to orally explain any and all medical treatments and procedures and all possibilities for potential problems or complications or side effects to patients before proceeding with treatments. 01/29/24
HB 5281Creating Persons with Disabilities Registry01/29/24
HB 5284Removing Personal care from the Certificate of Need requirements.01/29/24
HB 5303Relating to exempting a neighborhood hospital from certificate of need01/29/24
HB 5316Adding exceptions to Article 7B of Chapter 55 of this code to which the provisions of Article 7B shall no longer apply01/29/24
HB 5328Relating to expanding certain insurance coverages for pregnant women01/29/24
HB 5335Relating to compulsory immunizations01/29/24
HB 5380Relating to Medicaid coverage for blood pressure monitoring devices to be offered to certain persons who have been diagnosed with hypertension01/31/24
HB 5391Creating the False Claims Act01/31/24
HB 5394To make any business/individual either selling and/or giving any E-Cigarette (vape or cartridge) to anyone under the age of 18 a misdemeanor. 01/31/24
HB 5398To require drug testing of foster parents prior to child placement.01/31/24
HB 5417To provide for transparency of the expenditure of dental health care plan premiums02/07/24
HB 5481Relating generally to liability of hospital police02/06/24
HB 5505Relating to expanding certain insurance coverages for pregnant women02/07/24
HB 5511Relating generally to medical cannabis02/07/24
HB 5512To Protect Newborn Genetic Privacy Rights02/07/24
HB 5521Prohibiting laws requiring person to receive or use medical products02/08/24
HB 5524Regulating and restricting the shipment and receipt of abortion-inducing drugs and paraphernalia02/08/24
HB 5543Relating to petition for involuntary treament for drug and alcohol abuse02/09/24
HB 5552Requiring medical professionals to report injuries and side effects from vaccines to Bureau for Public Health02/09/24
HB 5557Relating to Medicaid Waiver Package 02/12/24
HB 5558The purpose of this bill is to provide management agencies receiving funds from the West Virginia Mothers and Babies Pregnancy Support Program the ability, in coordination with the Bureau for Public Health, to promulgate rules requirements, and procedures for expending funds.02/12/24
HB 5564Providing that small format, micro hospitals are exempt from certificate of need review 02/12/24
HB 5570Relating to Cancer Prevention Programs for Firefighters02/12/24
HB 5577Increasing required medical coverage for autism spectrum disorders02/12/24
HB 5580Creating the Affordable Medicaid Buy-in Program02/12/24
HB 5585Relating to support of child care in kinship/relative custody situations02/12/24
HB 5608Relating to the use of legal cannabis sales profits to offset employee contributions to the Public Employees Insurance program. 02/12/24
HB 5614Relating to postmortem examinations02/12/24
HB 5622Relating to gender change in government documents02/12/24
HB 5642Relating to expanding the employment and training requirements necessary to receive SNAP benefits02/12/24
HB 5682Creating the Prescription Drug Affordability Board02/13/24
HB 5683Relating to a Medicaid state plan amendment02/13/24
HB 5686Modifications to the Medical Services Fund Advisory Council02/13/24
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