HOUSE ABSTRACT

 

2016 Regular Session

 

CONTAINING

 

Active House Bills as of January 26, 2016

 

*Denotes Committee Substitutes

 

*2130.† By Del. Westfall, Espinosa, Hamrick, McCuskey, Stansbury, White, B. and Ihle - Including law-enforcement officers among those professionals the assault or battery of which leads to enhanced criminal penalties - Introduced 01/13/16 - To Judiciary - Laid over until 1/25/16 - On 3rd reading, House Calendar 1/27/16

*2147.† By Del. Folk, Hamilton, Frich, Shott, Householder, Ireland, Weld, Gearheart, Hanshaw and Azinger - Requiring the circuit court, when appointing counsel for alleged protected persons, to make appointments from a listing of all interested attorneys in the circuit - Introduced 01/13/16 - To Judiciary - Laid over until 1/25/16 - Amended - Passed House 1/26/16 - Title amended

*2584.† By Del. Rohrbach, Sobonya, Shott, Miller, Hicks, Reynolds and Rowe - Allowing a judge to excuse a potential juror from jury duty until a later date based on seasonal employment - Introduced 01/13/16 - To Judiciary - Laid over until 1/25/16 - Amended - Passed House 1/26/16

*2588.† By Del. Nelson, E., Lane, Kurcaba, O'Neal, Westfall, McCuskey, Byrd, Gearheart, Storch and Espinosa - Relating to the filing of financial statements with the Secretary of State - Introduced 01/13/16 - To Judiciary - Laid over until 1/25/16 - Passed House 1/26/16

*2796.† By Mr. Speaker (Mr. Armstead) - Providing paid leave for certain state officers and employees during a declared state of emergency - Introduced 01/13/16 - To Judiciary - Laid over until 1/25/16 - Passed House 1/26/16

*2800.† By Del. Miller, Ferro, Sobonya, Border, Rohrbach, Folk and Eldridge - Adding law-enforcement officers' contact information and names of family members to the list of exemptions from public records requests - Introduced 01/13/16 - To Judiciary - Laid over until 1/25/16 - Passed House 1/26/16

*4002.† By Del. Howell, Anderson, Mr. Speaker (Mr. Armstead), Faircloth, Frich, Hanshaw, McCuskey, Rohrbach, Summers, Shott and Walters - Relating to rule making under the state Administrative Procedures Act - Introduced 01/13/16 - To Judiciary - Amended - Laid over until 1/25/16 - Passed House 1/25/16 - Title amended - To Senate 1/26/16 - To Government Organization

*4005.† By Del. Cowles, Duke, Foster, Gearheart, Miller, Overington, Shott, Walters, Waxman, Westfall and Householder - Repealing prevailing hourly rate of wages requirements - Introduced 01/13/16 - To Government Organization - Laid over until 1/25/16 - On 3rd reading, House Calendar 1/27/16

*4007.† By Del. Rohrbach, Weld, Espinosa, Cooper, Butler, Waxman, Moffatt, Arvon, Cowles, Hill and Anderson - Relating generally to appointment of attorneys to assist the Attorney General - Introduced 01/13/16 - To Judiciary - Amended - Laid over until 1/25/16 - Passed House 1/25/16 - To Senate 1/26/16 - To Judiciary

*4031.† By Del. Frich, Sobonya, Howell, Moffatt, Hanshaw, McCuskey, Shott, Overington, Mr. Speaker (Mr. Armstead), Rowe and Fleischauer - Requiring agencies to respond to public comments received during the rule-making process - Introduced 01/15/16 - To Government Organization - Amended - Laid over until 1/25/16 - Passed House 1/25/16 - Title amended - To Senate 1/26/16 - To Government Organization

*4038.† By Del. Ellington, Summers, Bates, Faircloth, Householder, Rohrbach and Stansbury - Relating to insurance requirements for the refilling of topical eye medication - Introduced 01/18/16 - To Health and Human Resources - Laid over until 1/25/16 - Passed House 1/26/16

*4081.† By Del. Sobonya, Frich and Moffatt - Board of Accountancy, rule relating to Board rules and rules of professional conduct - Introduced 01/18/16 - To Government Organization then Judiciary - To House Judiciary 1/26/16

*4189.† By Mr. Speaker (Mr. Armstead) and Del. Miley [By Request of the Executive] - Expiring funds to the unappropriated balance in State Fund, General Revenue, from the Department of Revenue - Introduced 01/20/16 - To Finance - To House Finance 1/20/16 - On 1st reading, House Calendar 1/27/16

*4227.† By Del. Howell, Arvon, Zatezalo, Border, Phillips, Hartman, Ihle, Cadle, Moffatt, Atkinson and Morgan - Adding citizen members to the Real Estate Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board - Introduced 01/22/16 - To Government Organization - On 1st reading, House Calendar 1/27/16

*4230.† By Del. Howell, Arvon, Blair, Phillips, Hill, Hartman, Stansbury, McGeehan, Smith, R., Hamrick and Morgan - Adding citizen members to the board of Registration For Professional Engineers - Introduced 01/22/16 - To Government Organization - On 1st reading, House Calendar 1/27/16

*4238.† By Del. Howell, Arvon, Blair, Phillips, Hill, Hartman, Stansbury, McGeehan, Smith, R., Hamrick and Morgan - Adding citizen members to the board of Professional Surveyors - Introduced 01/22/16 - To Government Organization - On 1st reading, House Calendar 1/27/16

*4241.† By Del. Howell, Arvon, Zatezalo, Border, Phillips, Hartman, Ihle, Cadle, Moffatt, Atkinson and Morgan - Adding citizen members to the Real Estate Commission - Introduced 01/22/16 - To Government Organization - On 1st reading, House Calendar 1/27/16

 

BILLS INTRODUCED AND REFERRED

 

*4012.† By Del. O'Neal, Mr. Speaker (Mr. Armstead), Hanshaw, Moye, Fast, Evans, A., Azinger, Waxman, Romine, Rowan and Phillips - West Virginia Religious Freedom Restoration Act - Introduced 01/26/16 - To Judiciary

*4267.† By Del. Fast, Howell, Rowan, Gearheart, Hill, Kurcaba and Azinger - Providing an exemption from regulation by the Public Service Commission for motor vehicles used exclusively in the transportation of roll-off solid waste containers - Introduced 01/26/16 - To Roads and Transportation then Judiciary

*4268.† By Mr. Speaker (Mr. Armstead) and Del. Miley [By Request of the Executive] - Relating to dedication of severance tax proceeds to the West Virginia Infrastructure General Obligation Debt Service Fund - Introduced 01/26/16 - To Finance

*4269.† By Mr. Speaker (Mr. Armstead) and Del. Miley [By Request of the Executive] - Relating to public school finance - Introduced 01/26/16 - To Education then Finance

*4270.† By Mr. Speaker (Mr. Armstead) and Del. Miley [By Request of the Executive] - Making a supplementary appropriation to the Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety - Introduced 01/26/16 - To Finance

*4271.† By Mr. Speaker (Mr. Armstead) and Del. Miley [By Request of the Executive] - Ending discretionary transfers to the Licensed Racetrack Modernization Fund - Introduced 01/26/16 - To Finance

*4272.† By Del. Fast, Shaffer, Hanshaw, Kurcaba, McCuskey, Manchin and Skinner - Relating to Public Defender Services - Introduced 01/26/16 - To Judiciary then Finance

*4273.† By Del. Fast, Hill, Shaffer and Azinger - Requiring that patching repair of hard surfaced roads, highways and streets be by use of mechanical rollers - Introduced 01/26/16 - To Roads and Transportation then Finance

*4274.† By Del. Fast, Hill, Shaffer, Overington, Kurcaba, Kessinger and Border - Relating to gasoline and fuel excise tax - Introduced 01/26/16 - To Roads and Transportation then Finance

*4275.† By Del. Fast, Hill, Shaffer, Azinger and Border - Requiring the Human Rights Commission, when investigating a complaint of discrimination, to specifically include an examination of the intent of the person - Introduced 01/26/16 - To Judiciary

*4276.† By Del. Fast, Shaffer, Kurcaba, Border and Azinger - Requiring all local special elections to be held on the days and hours of general, primary or state-wide elections - Introduced 01/26/16 - To Judiciary

*4277.† By Del. Fast, Gearheart, Shaffer and Kessinger - Repealing provision prohibiting employers from discriminating for use of tobacco products - Introduced 01/26/16 - To Health and Human Resources then Judiciary

*4278.† By Del. Fast, Hill, Shaffer, Kurcaba and Azinger - Allowing a home improvement transaction to be performed under an oral contract - Introduced 01/26/16 - To Judiciary

*4279.† By Del. Hamilton, Evans, A., Romine, Wagner, Ambler, Eldridge, Pethtel, Sponaugle and Guthrie - Relating to disposition of seized firearms - Introduced 01/26/16 - To Judiciary

*4280.† By Del. Kelly, Cooper, Perry, Sobonya, Atkinson, Azinger, Romine, McGeehan, Trecost, Nelson, J. and Butler - Permitting persons who are twenty-one years of age or older to operate or be a passenger on a motorcycle without a helmet - Introduced 01/26/16 - To Roads and Transportation then Judiciary

*4281.† By Del. Byrd - Providing that the statewide summative assessment only be administered in grades three through eight and once at the high school level - Introduced 01/26/16 - To Education

*4282.† By Del. Howell, Hamrick, Hill, Ihle, Hartman, Phillips, Moffatt, Atkinson, Faircloth, Morgan and Zatezalo - Reorganizing certain code provisions that organize the executive branch of state government - Introduced 01/26/16 - To Government Organization then Judiciary

*4283.† By Del. Hamrick, Cadle, Ellington, Trecost, Foster, Atkinson, Butler, Rowan, Storch, Westfall and Waxman - Removing restrictions for hunting or trapping on private lands on Sundays - Introduced 01/26/16 - To Agriculture and Natural Resources then Judiciary

*4284.† By Del. Hamrick, Waxman, Storch, McCuskey, Westfall, Statler, Flanigan, Smith, P., Atkinson, Hill and Hanshaw - ~Relating to the issuance, expiration and renewal of driverís license~ - Introduced 01/26/16 - To Roads and Transportation then Judiciary

*4285.† By Del. Hamrick, Trecost, Waxman, Wagner, Atkinson, Butler, Statler, Rowan, Frich, Weld and Storch - Making it a misdemeanor for a person to impersonate a veteran - Introduced 01/26/16 - To Veterans' Affairs and Homeland Security then Judiciary

*4286.† By Del. Westfall, Stansbury, McCuskey, White, B., Frich, Hamrick and Waxman - Relating to the scope and application of the Unfair Trade Practices Act - Introduced 01/26/16 - To Banking and Insurance then Judiciary

*4287.† By Del. Evans, A., Nelson, J., Fleischauer, Rowan, Longstreth, Reynolds, Kelly, Ferro, Lynch, Ireland and Atkinson - ~Providing for the awarding of a West Virginia veteransí service pin and a West Virginia Service Cross and ribbon to qualifying West Virginia veterans~ - Introduced 01/26/16 - To Veterans' Affairs and Homeland Security

 

ALL HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTIONS OFFERED

 

*2.††††††† By Del. Romine, Walters and Rowan - Super-Majority Required for Passage of Tax Bill Amendment - Introduced 01/13/16 - To Judiciary then Finance

*3.††††††† By Del. Lane - Homestead Exemption Increase Amendment - Introduced 01/13/16 - To Judiciary then Finance

*4.††††††† By Del. Caputo, Manchin and Longstreth - The "Homestead Exemption Increase Amendment" - Introduced 01/13/16 - To Judiciary then Finance

*5.††††††† By Del. Rodighiero, Hicks, Perdue, Marcum, Reynolds, Eldridge and Moye - The "Homestead Exemption Increase Amendment" - Introduced 01/13/16 - To Judiciary then Finance

*8.††††††† By Del. Overington, Walters, Deem, Gearheart, Householder, Sobonya, Moffatt, Cadle, Foster, Frich and Blair - The "Initative, Referendum, and Recall Amendment" - Introduced 01/13/16 - To Judiciary

*9.††††††† By Del. Overington, Walters, Householder, Moffatt, Butler, Frich, Gearheart, Blair, Deem, Phillips and Foster - The Super-Majority Required for Passage of Tax Bill Amendment - Introduced 01/13/16 - To Judiciary then Finance

*10.††††† By Del. Overington, Walters, Householder, Kelly, Foster, Gearheart, Upson, Deem, Phillips and Shott - Prohibiting the Governmental Taking of Private Property for Private Use Amendment - Introduced 01/13/16 - To Judiciary

*12.††††† By Del. Sponaugle, Longstreth, Hartman, Marcum, Hicks, Byrd, Hamilton, Perdue, Guthrie and Phillips - The Right to Hunt and Fish in West Virginia Amendment - Introduced 01/13/16 - To Judiciary

*13.††††† By Del. Overington, Householder, Moffatt, Espinosa, Upson, Frich, Phillips, Perdue, Hanshaw, Border and Miller - The Homestead Exemption Increase Amendment - Introduced 01/13/16 - To Judiciary then Finance

*14.††††† By Del. Hamrick, Sobonya, Miller, Butler, Rohrbach and Nelson, J. - The School Board Election Amendment - Introduced 01/13/16 - To Judiciary

*16.††††† By Del. Kurcaba, Hill, Faircloth, Wagner and Ihle - The Term Limitations Amendment. - Introduced 01/13/16 - To Judiciary

*18.††††† By Del. Reynolds, Pushkin, Perry, Hornbuckle, Campbell, Byrd, Rohrbach and Bates - The Removal of Governor's veto power for education spending in budget and appropriations bills. - Introduced 01/13/16 - To Finance then Judiciary

*20.††††† By Del. Reynolds, Moffatt, Rodighiero, Hicks, Lynch, Trecost and Bates - Term Limitation Amendment - Introduced 01/13/16 - To Judiciary

*21.††††† By Del. Rodighiero - The Citizens' Redistricting Commission Amendment - Introduced 01/13/16 - To Judiciary

*22.††††† By Del. Hamilton, O'Neal, Hanshaw, Kessinger, Blair, Weld, Foster, Hill, Ireland, Campbell and Marcum - The Right to Hunt, Fish and Harvest Wildlife Amendment - Introduced 01/13/16 - To Judiciary

*23.††††† By Del. Sponaugle, Perdue, Hornbuckle, Marcum, Pushkin, Lynch, Hartman, Phillips and Campbell - The Volunteer Emergency Service Personnel Property Tax† Exemption Amendment - Introduced 01/13/16 - To Judiciary then Finance

*24.††††† By Del. Sponaugle, Perdue, Fluharty, Hornbuckle, Trecost, Marcum, Pushkin, Byrd and Lynch - The Veteran's Property Tax Exemption Amendment - Introduced 01/13/16 - To Judiciary then Finance

*25.††††† By Del. Cowles - The Disabled Veteran Exemption From Ad Valorem Property Taxation Amendment - Introduced 01/13/16 - To Judiciary then Finance

*26.††††† By Del. Lane and Shott - The Constitutional Officers Term Limit Amendment - Introduced 01/13/16 - To Judiciary

*27.††††† By Del. Stansbury, Householder, Summers, Ellington, Perdue, Phillips, Nelson, J., Ambler, White, B., Rohrbach and Westfall - Right to hunt, fish and harvest wildlife - Introduced 01/18/16 - To Agriculture and Natural Resources then Judiciary

†28.††††† By Del. Deem - Relating to the creation of a Citizens Redistricting Commission to redistrict Senate, House of Delegates and Congressional Districts - Introduced 01/20/16 - To * then * To * then * - To Judiciary - To House Judiciary 1/20/16

*29.††††† By Del. Campbell, Cooper, Ferro, Kurcaba, Perry, Morgan, Pethtel, Kessinger, Statler, Wagner and Romine - Reducing the length of terms for members of the West Virginia Board of Education - Introduced 01/20/16 - To Education then Judiciary - To House Education 1/20/16

*30.††††† By Del. Foster - Exemption from ad valorem taxation of manufacturing inventory and equipment - Introduced 01/21/16 - To Finance then Judiciary

†31.††††† By Del. Howell, Mr. Speaker (Mr. Armstead), Espinosa, Stansbury, Frich, Butler, Cadle, Blair, Cooper, Hamrick and Waxman - Property tax limitation and homestead exemption amendment of 1982 - Introduced 01/21/16 - To * then * To * then * - To Finance then Judiciary

*32.††††† By Del. Deem and Overington - Redistricting of Senate, House of Delegates and Congressional Districts - Introduced 01/26/16 - To Judiciary

*33.††††† By Del. Sobonya, Moffatt, Miller, Frich, Rohrbach, Butler, Cowles, Householder, Kurcaba and Summers - Supervision of Free Schools - Introduced 01/26/16 - To Education then Judiciary

 

ALL HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS OFFERED

 

†1.††††††† By Mr. Speaker (Mr. Armstead) - Extending an invitation to His Excellency, the Governor, to deliver an address to the Legislature and raising a Joint Assembly therefor - Introduced 01/13/16 - Reference dispensed - Adopted by House 1/13/16 - To Senate 1/13/16 - Committee reference dispensed - Adopted by Senate 1/14/16

*2.††††††† By Del. Rowan and Cowles - U.S. Army PV2 William Frederick Kump Memorial Bridge - Introduced 01/14/16 - To Roads and Transportation then Rules

*3.††††††† By Del. Rowan and Cowles - North River Mills Historic Trace - Introduced 01/14/16 - To Roads and Transportation then Rules

*4.††††††† By Del. Rowan - CSA LTG Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson Bridge - Introduced 01/14/16 - To Roads and Transportation then Rules

†5.††††††† By Del. Ambler, Canterbury and Cowles - U.S. Army PV2 Eskridge A. Waggoner Memorial Bridge - Introduced 01/15/16 - To * then * To * then * - To Roads and Transportation then Rules

†6.††††††† By Del. Phillips, Marcum, Eldridge, Moffatt and White, P. - U.S. Army CPL F. Lee Noel Memorial Bridge - Introduced 01/20/16 - To * then * To * then * - To Roads and Transportation then Rules - To House Roads and Transportation 1/20/16

†7.††††††† By Del. Miller, Morgan, Moffatt, Hornbuckle, Reynolds, Sobonya and Rohrbach - U.S. Army PFC Cecil Ray Ball Memorial Bridge - Introduced 01/20/16 - To * then * To * then * - To Roads and Transportation then Rules - To House Roads and Transportation 1/20/16

†8.††††††† By Del. Westfall, McCuskey, White, B., Atkinson, Stansbury, Blair, Foster, Ihle, Butler and Storch - Harry Ripley Memorial Bridge - Introduced 01/20/16 - To * then * To * then * - To Roads and Transportation then Rules - To House Roads and Transportation 1/20/16

†9.††††††† By Del. Kelly, Kessinger, Azinger, Statler, Evans, D., Zatezalo, Weld, McGeehan, Ireland, Border and Nelson, J. - Navy Chief Petty Officer Nicholas Heath Null Memorial Bridge - Introduced 01/20/16 - To Roads and Transportation then Rules - To House Roads and Transportation 1/20/16

*10.††††† By Del. White, P., Phillips, Marcum and Eldridge - U.S.Marine Corps GySgt Lionel Collins Memorial Road - Introduced 01/21/16 - To Roads and Transportation then Rules

*11.††††† By Del. Campbell, Moye, Rowan, Espinosa, Wagner, Hornbuckle, White, P., Marcum, Phillips, Stansbury and Hamilton - World Autism Awareness Day - Introduced 01/21/16 - To Rules

*12.††††† By Del. Campbell, Hartman, Sponaugle, Espinosa, Wagner, White, P., Stansbury, Perry and Hamilton - Cheat Mountain Salamander as the State symbol of conservation - Introduced 01/21/16 - To Agriculture and Natural Resources then Rules

*13.††††† By Del. Cooper and Ambler - U.S. Army SPC 4 Everette R. Johnson Memorial Bridge - Introduced 01/21/16 - To Roads and Transportation then Rules

*14.††††† By Del. Howell, Mr. Speaker (Mr. Armstead), Ambler, Anderson, Arvon, Atkinson, Azinger, Border, Butler, Cadle, Cooper, Cowles, Duke, Ellington, Espinosa, Evans, D., Frich, Hamrick, Hanshaw, Hill, Householder, Ihle, Ireland, Kelly, Kessinger, Kurcaba, McGeehan, Miller, Moffatt, O'Neal, Overington, Rowan, Shott, Smith, R., Sobonya, Stansbury, Statler, Storch, Walters, Waxman and Zatezalo - Second Friday in July as West Virginia Collector Car Appreciation Day - Introduced 01/21/16 - To Roads and Transportation then Rules

*15.††††† By Mr. Speaker (Mr. Armstead) - U.S.Marine Corps PFC Clayton Andrew Craft Memorial Bridge - Introduced 01/21/16 - To Roads and Transportation then Rules

*16.††††† By Del. Morgan, Perdue, Hornbuckle, Sobonya, Rohrbach, Miller, Reynolds and Hicks - U.S. Army PFC John Ira Pinkerman Memorial Bridge - Introduced 01/21/16 - To Roads and Transportation then Rules

*17.††††† By Del. Phillips, Marcum, Rodighiero and White, P. - SGT Larry Joseph Whitt Bridge - Introduced 01/21/16 - To Roads and Transportation then Rules

*18.††††† By Del. Phillips, Marcum, Rodighiero and White, P. - U.S. Air Force Staff Sergeant William Henry 'Bill' Whitman Memorial Highway - Introduced 01/21/16 - To Roads and Transportation then Rules

*19.††††† By Del. Waxman, Trecost, Miley and Hamrick - H. Laban White Memorial Bridge - Introduced 01/21/16 - To Roads and Transportation then Rules

*20.††††† By Del. Cooper, Evans, D., Nelson, J., Fleischauer, Longstreth, Rowan and Weld - Funding for the West Virginia National Guard - Introduced 01/21/16 - To Veterans' Affairs and Homeland Security then Rules

*21.††††† By Del. Howell, Blair, Cowles, Duke, Espinosa, Evans, A., Faircloth, Fleischauer, Folk, Frich, Householder, Kurcaba, Flanigan, Overington, Rowan, Shaffer, Skinner, Smith, R., Statler and Upson - Study impact of reimbursing the State of Maryland for the use of its helicopter Maryland Trooper Five for runs into West Virginia - Introduced 01/22/16 - To Finance then Rules

*22.††††† By Del. White, B., Miller, Lane, Cowles, Evans, A., Kessinger, Shott, McCuskey, Sobonya, Stansbury, Byrd, Mr. Speaker (Mr. Armstead), Atkinson, Azinger, Blackwell, Blair, Deem, Ellington, Faircloth, Fleischauer, Folk, Hamrick, Householder, Ireland, Kelly, Kurcaba, McGeehan, Nelson, E., Overington, Pushkin, Rohrbach, Rowan, Rowe, Shaffer, Smith, P., Smith, R., Statler, Storch, Upson, Waxman, Weld, Westfall and Zatezalo - U. S. Army SGT Gary Lee DeBoard Memorial Intersection - Introduced 01/25/16 - To Roads and Transportation then Rules

*23.††††† By Del. Marcum, Rodighiero, Phillips, White, P., Moffatt, Eldridge, Westfall and McGeehan - Ingram's Way - Introduced 01/25/16 - To Roads and Transportation then Rules

*24.††††† By Del. Marcum, Phillips, Hamrick, White, P., Nelson, J., Smith, R., Arvon and Howell - Cpl. Ronald Duke Varney Memorial Bridge - Introduced 01/26/16 - To Roads and Transportation then Rules

*25.††††† By Del. Howell, Evans, A., Rowan and Smith, R. - Frosty the Snowman Day - Introduced 01/26/16 - To Rules

*26.††††† By Del. Romine, Rowan, Pethtel and Hamilton - Corporal Gary Wayne Weekley Memorial Bridge - Introduced 01/26/16 - To Roads and Transportation then Rules

*27.††††† By Del. Hamrick, Trecost, Waxman and Miley - Michael Angiulli Memorial Bridge - Introduced 01/26/16 - To Roads and Transportation then Rules