HOUSE ABSTRACT

 

2017 Regular Session

 

CONTAINING

 

Active House Bills as of February 21, 2017

 

*Denotes Committee Substitutes

 

 

ACTIVE HOUSE BILLS

 

*2167.† By Del. Storch and Eldridge - Creating a Silver Alert program for senior citizens - Introduced 2/8/2017 - To Senior Citizen Issues - On 3rd reading, House Calendar 2/22/2017

†2232.† By Del. Sobonya - Physical Therapy, W.Va. Board of, Fees for Physical Therapist and Physical Therapist Assistant (original similar to SB144) - Introduced 2/9/2017 - To Government Organization then Judiciary - To House Judiciary 2/21/2017

†2235.† By Del. Sobonya - Architects, W.Va. Board of, Registration of Architects (original similar to SB86) - Introduced 2/9/2017 - To Government Organization then Judiciary - To House Judiciary 2/21/2017

†2236.† By Del. Sobonya - Athletic Commission, W.Va. State Administrative Rules of the WV State Athletic Commission (original similar to SB87) - Introduced 2/9/2017 - To Government Organization then Judiciary - To House Judiciary 2/21/2017

†2237.† By Del. Sobonya - Athletic Commission, W.Va. State Regulation of Mixed Martial Arts (original similar to SB88) - Introduced 2/9/2017 - To Government Organization then Judiciary - To House Judiciary 2/21/2017

†2244.† By Del. Sobonya - Counseling, W.Va. Board of Examiners in Licensed Professional Counselor Fees (original similar to SB100) - Introduced 2/9/2017 - To Government Organization then Judiciary - To House Judiciary 2/21/2017

†2245.† By Del. Sobonya - Counseling, W.Va. Board of Examiners in Licensed Professional Counselor License Renewal and Continuing Professional Education Requirements (original similar to SB101) - Introduced 2/9/2017 - To Government Organization then Judiciary - To House Judiciary 2/21/2017

†2246.† By Del. Sobonya - Counseling, W.Va. Board of Examiners in Marriage and Family Therapists Fees - Introduced 2/9/2017 - To Government Organization then Judiciary - To House Judiciary 2/21/2017

†2247.† By Del. Sobonya - Counseling, W.Va. Board of Examiners in Marriage and Family Therapist License Renewal and Continuing Professional Education Requirements (original similar to SB99) - Introduced 2/9/2017 - To Government Organization then Judiciary - To House Judiciary 2/21/2017

†2250.† By Del. Sobonya - Ethics Commission, W.Va. State Private Gain (original similar to SB114) - Introduced 2/9/2017 - To Government Organization then Judiciary - To House Judiciary 2/21/2017

†2278.† By Del. Sobonya - Public Service Commission, W.Va. Telephone Conduit Occupancy (original similar to SB145) - Introduced 2/9/2017 - To Government Organization then Judiciary - To House Judiciary 2/21/2017

†2279.† By Del. Sobonya - Racing Commission, W.Va. Thoroughbred Racing (original similar to SB146) - Introduced 2/9/2017 - To Finance then Judiciary - To House Judiciary 2/21/2017

†2280.† By Del. Sobonya - Racing Commission, W.Va. Pari-Mutuel Wagering (original similar to SB147) - Introduced 2/9/2017 - To Finance then Judiciary - To House Judiciary 2/21/2017

†2285.† By Del. Sobonya - Sanitarians, W.Va. State Board of Practice of Public Health Sanitation (original similar to SB152) - Introduced 2/9/2017 - To Government Organization then Judiciary - To House Judiciary 2/21/2017

†2286.† By Del. Sobonya - Secretary of State Voter Registration at the Division of Motor Vehicles (original similar to SB153) - Introduced 2/9/2017 - To Government Organization then Judiciary - To House Judiciary 2/21/2017

†2287.† By Del. Sobonya - Secretary of State Voter Registration List Maintenance by the Secretary of State (original similar to SB154) - Introduced 2/9/2017 - To Government Organization then Judiciary - To House Judiciary 2/21/2017

†2288.† By Del. Sobonya - Social Work, W.Va. Board of Continuing Education for Social Workers and Providers (original similar to SB155) - Introduced 2/9/2017 - To Government Organization then Judiciary - To House Judiciary 2/21/2017

†2289.† By Del. Sobonya - Speech Language Pathology and Audiology, WV Board of Examiners for Licensure of Speech-Pathology and Audiology (original similar to SB156) - Introduced 2/9/2017 - To Government Organization then Judiciary - To House Judiciary 2/21/2017

†2297.† By Del. Sobonya - Auditor, W.Va. State, Standards for Requisitions for Payment Issued by State Officers on the Auditor (original similar to SB89) - Introduced 2/9/2017 - To Finance then Judiciary - To House Judiciary 2/21/2017

†2300.† By Del. Kelly, Ellington, Summers, Criss, Wagner, Ward, Atkinson and Rohrbach - Regulating step therapy protocols - Introduced 2/9/2017 - To Health and Human Resources - On 3rd reading, House Calendar 2/22/2017

*2301.† By Del. Ellington and Summers - Relating to direct primary care - Introduced 2/9/2017 - To Health and Human Resources then Judiciary - To House Judiciary 2/13/2017 - Amended - On 3rd reading, House Calendar 2/22/2017

*2303.† By Del. Phillips, Westfall, Folk, Sobonya, Overington, Paynter, Eldridge and Miller, R. - Increasing criminal penalties for littering - Introduced 2/9/2017 - To Judiciary - Passed House 2/20/2017 - To Senate 2/21/2017 - To Judiciary

*2318.† By Del. Shott, Fleischauer, Hanshaw, Summers, Sobonya, Miller, C., Kessinger, Canestraro, Longstreth, Pushkin and Storch - Relating generally to human trafficking (original similar to HB2186, SB70) - Introduced 2/10/2017 - To Judiciary - On 3rd reading, House Calendar 2/22/2017

*2319.† By Del. Upson, Mr. Speaker (Mr. Armstead), Hamilton, Rohrbach and Baldwin - Relating to candidates or candidate committees for legislative office disclosing contributions - Introduced 2/10/2017 - To Judiciary - Passed House 2/20/2017 - To Senate 2/21/2017 - To Judiciary

*2347.† By Del. Howell, Maynard, Walters, McGeehan, Miller, C., Westfall, Hamrick, Higginbotham, Harshbarger and Atkinson - Allowing schools licensed to provide barber, cosmetology and related training to hold theory classes and clinical classes at different locations - Introduced 2/13/2017 - To Government Organization - On 3rd reading, House Calendar 2/22/2017

†2348.† By Del. Howell, Maynard, Walters, McGeehan, Sypolt, Westfall, Miller, C., Hamrick, Higginbotham, Harshbarger and Ward - Eliminating any requirement that class hours of students be consecutive - Introduced 2/13/2017 - To Government Organization - On 3rd reading, House Calendar 2/22/2017

*2404.† By Del. Rowan, Moye, Overington, Phillips, Hamilton, Romine, R., Rohrbach, Kelly, Pethtel, Lynch and Ferro - Barring persons who are convicted of certain criminal offenses from acquiring property from their victims - Introduced 2/13/2017 - To Senior Citizen Issues then Judiciary - To House Judiciary 2/17/2017 - On 2nd reading, House Calendar 2/22/2017

†2420.† By Del. Westfall, Statler, White and Atkinson - Providing that the State Board of Education may delegate its Medicaid provider status and subsequent reimbursement to regional educational service agencies or county boards (original similar to SB231) - Introduced 2/14/2017 - To Education then Health and Human Resources - To House Health and Human Resources 2/21/2017

†2431.† By Del. Ellington and Rohrbach - Allowing influenza immunizations to be offered to patients and residents of specified facilities - Introduced 2/14/2017 - To Health and Human Resources - Amended - On 3rd reading, House Calendar 2/22/2017

*2447.† By Mr. Speaker (Mr. Armstead), Del. Shott, Summers, Overington, Foster, G., Hollen, Sobonya and O'Neal - Renaming the Court of Claims the state Claims Commission - Introduced 2/15/2017 - To Judiciary - On 2nd reading, House Calendar 2/22/2017

*2465.† By Del. Cowles and Sobonya - Modifying the requirements that allow a child witness to testify by closed circuit television - Introduced 2/15/2017 - To Judiciary - On 2nd reading, House Calendar 2/22/2017

 

BILLS INTRODUCED AND REFERRED

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

 

†2579.† By Del. Sobonya, Romine, R., Upson, Foster, G., Foster, N., Summers, Storch, Arvon, Miller, C., Rohrbach and Zatezalo - Increasing the penalties for transporting controlled substances (original similar to HB2448) - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Prevention and Treatment of Substance Abuse then Judiciary

†2580.† By Del. Higginbotham, Householder, Cooper, Arvon, Anderson, Deem, Ellington, Foster, N., Moore, Overington and Westfall - Relating to damages for medical monitoring (original similar to SB236) - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Judiciary

†2581.† By Del. Anderson, Paynter, Overington, Harshbarger, Frich, Westfall, Cowles, Blair, Higginbotham and Atkinson - Relating to admissibility of certain evidence in a civil action for damages (original similar to SB55) - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Judiciary

†2582.† By Del. Householder, Walters, Romine, R., Frich, Westfall, Statler, Cowles, Kessinger, Blair, Sypolt and Foster, N. - Relating to disqualification for unemployment benefits (original similar to SB222) - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Judiciary

†2583.† By Del. Foster, G., Blair, Higginbotham, Kessinger, Upson, Householder, Nelson, E., Espinosa, Overington, Walters and Cowles - Relating to limitations on the use of wages and agency shop fees by employers and labor organization for political activities (original similar to SB239) - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Judiciary

†2584.† By Del. Cooper, Westfall, Ambler, Hanshaw, Rowan, Hamilton, Dean, Gearheart, Summers, Sypolt and Atkinson - Relating to primary and secondary school instructional terms (original similar to SB242) - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Education

†2585.† By Del. Storch, Arvon, Romine, R., Evans, A., Gearheart, Moore, Atkinson, Zatezalo, Shott, Hanshaw and Lewis - Creating felony crime of conducting financial transactions involving proceeds of criminal activity - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Judiciary

†2586.† By Del. Walters, Folk, Anderson, Hamilton, O'Neal, Evans, E. and Pethtel - Relating to required minimum distribution of retirement benefits of plans administered by the Consolidated Public Retirement Board (original similar to SB355) - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Pensions and Retirement then Finance

†2587.† By Del. Summers - Clarifying that a firearm may be carried for self defense in state parks, state forests and state recreational areas - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Agriculture and Natural Resources then Judiciary

†2588.† By Del. Kessinger, Higginbotham, Hill, Martin, Butler, Arvon, Foster, N., Paynter, Dean, Wilson and Sobonya - Simonís Law; life sustaining procedures - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Health and Human Resources then Judiciary

†2589.† By Del. Kessinger, Higginbotham, Paynter, Dean, Martin and Wilson - Permitting students who are homeschooled or attend private schools to enroll and take classes at the countyís vocational school - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Education

†2590.† By Del. Miley and Mr. Speaker (Mr. Armstead) [By Request of the Executive] - Updating the meaning of federal taxable income and certain other terms used in the West Virginia Corporation Net Income Tax Act - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Finance

†2591.† By Del. Atkinson, Hill, Ward, Kelly, Moore, Harshbarger, Ambler, Cooper, Hollen, Westfall and Kessinger - Small Business Tax Credit - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Economic Development then Finance

†2592.† By Del. Canestraro, Isner, Lovejoy and Hollen - Annual retirement annuity adjustment West Virginia State Police Retirement System - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Pensions and Retirement then Finance

†2593.† By Del. Canestraro, Isner, Lovejoy and Marcum - Relating to the placement of juvenile status offenders (original similar to HB2483) - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Judiciary

†2594.† By Mr. Speaker (Mr. Armstead) and Del. Miley [By Request of the Executive] - Updating the meaning of federal adjusted gross income and certain other terms used in the West Virginia Personal Income Tax Act - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Finance

†2595.† By Del. Kessinger, Martin, Hill, Arvon, Foster, N., Paynter, Dean, Wilson and Sobonya - Requiring abortions to be performed by a licensed physician - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Health and Human Resources then Judiciary

†2596.† By Mr. Speaker (Mr. Armstead) and Del. Miley [By Request of the Executive] - Incorporating changes to the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Finance

†2597.† By Del. Moye, Hornbuckle, Diserio, Marcum, Isner, Baldwin, Canestraro, Lovejoy, Caputo and Lynch - Campaign Advertising Fairness Act - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Judiciary then Finance

†2598.† By Del. Marcum, Hicks, Rodighiero, Eldridge, Hamilton, Upson, McGeehan and Canestraro - Requiring that senior status circuit judges only fill vacancies in districts or counties in which they were not previously elected - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Judiciary

†2599.† By Del. Statler, Hill and Hanshaw - Relating to safety of tow trucks, wreckers, and tilt-bed vehicles - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Roads and Transportation then Government Organization

†2600.† By Del. Walters, Folk, Anderson, Hamilton, O'Neal, Evans, E. and Pethtel - Relating to the Municipal Police and Fire Retirement System - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Pensions and Retirement then Finance

†2601.† By Del. Walters, Folk, Anderson, Hamilton, O'Neal, Evans, E. and Pethtel - Relating to municipal policemenís or municipal firemenís pension and relief funds - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Pensions and Retirement then Finance

†2602.† By Del. Canestraro and Lovejoy - Increasing penalties for transportation of controlled substances into the State of West Virginia (original similar to HB2448, HB2533, HB2565, HB2579) - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Prevention and Treatment of Substance Abuse then Judiciary

†2603.† By Del. Walters, Folk, Anderson, Hamilton, O'Neal, Evans, E. and Pethtel - Relating to municipal policemenís or firemenís pension and relief funds that are funded at one hundred and twenty-five percent or more (original similar to SB354) - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Pensions and Retirement then Finance

†2604.† By Del. Walters, Folk, Anderson, Hamilton, O'Neal, Evans, E. and Pethtel - Relating to employee information reported to the Consolidated Public Retirement Board (original similar to SB321) - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Pensions and Retirement then Finance

†2605.† By Del. Walters - Requiring the Public Service Commission to create a plan within twelve months to consolidate all of the emergency communications centers - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Government Organization

†2606.† By Del. Walters - Maintaining status quo in the event bond indebtedness relative to Parkways Authority is eliminated - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Roads and Transportation then Finance

†2607.† By Del. Canestraro - Extending the maximum period of confinement a judge may impose for certain, first-time probationary violations (original similar to SB41) - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Judiciary

†2608.† By Del. Statler - Requiring the Commissioner of Highways to contract with private providers or contractors for certain emergency maintenance operations (original similar to HJR6) - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Roads and Transportation then Finance

†2609.† By Del. Kessinger, Paynter and Fast - Requiring county boards of education to conduct regular structural inspections of school facilities and structures - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Education then Finance

†2610.† By Del. Kessinger and Paynter - Allowing private entities to lease buildings to local school boards in cases of emergency or condemnation - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Education

†2611.† By Del. Walters and Phillips - Allowing a person to be both a limited video lottery operator and retailer - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Economic Development then Judiciary

†2612.† By Del. Walters and Howell - Repealing section relating to unattended motor vehicles and penalties - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Roads and Transportation then Judiciary

†2613.† By Del. Phillips, Frich, Foster, G., Sponaugle, Maynard, Gearheart, Miller, R., McGeehan, Overington, Paynter and Blair - Allowing state, county or municipal employees with a license to carry a concealed weapon to possess a firearm at any time in this state - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Judiciary

†2614.† By Del. Phillips, Eldridge, Miller, R., Barrett, Miller, C., Maynard, Marcum, White, Ellington and Rodighiero - Prohibiting health care practitioners from knowingly and in bad faith prescribing or administering drugs - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Prevention and Treatment of Substance Abuse then Judiciary

†2615.† By Del. Pushkin, Rowe, Caputo and Robinson - Providing a tax credit for obtaining certain certifications by the United States Green Building Council Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design green building rating system - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Government Organization then Judiciary

†2616.† By Del. Brewer, Ferro, Pethtel, Moye, Longstreth, Caputo, Hartman, Evans, E., Sponaugle, Diserio and Pyles - Decreasing the personal income tax rates for certain taxpayers and raising the personal income tax rates for certain other taxpayers - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Finance

†2617.† By Del. Westfall - Outlining the process by which certain insurance agencies may place the insured with an affiliate of the insurer - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Banking and Insurance then Judiciary

†2618.† By Del. Summers, Sypolt, Ellington, Blair, Kessinger, Foster, N. and McGeehan - Relating to body mass index - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Education then Health and Human Resources

†2619.† By Del. Westfall, Romine, C., White and Frich - Risk Management and Own Risk and Solvency Assessment Act - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Banking and Insurance then Judiciary

†2620.† By Del. Frich, Ellington, Shott, Howell, Householder, Storch, Hanshaw, Kessinger, Hollen, Sobonya and Mr. Speaker (Mr. Armstead) - West Virginia Drug Overdose Monitoring Act - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Prevention and Treatment of Substance Abuse then Judiciary

†2621.† By Del. Marcum, Rodighiero, Eldridge, Phillips, Thompson and Hicks - Providing for a scratch-off game to fund a drug treatment facility on post-mine land in Mingo and Logan Counties - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Judiciary then Finance

†2622.† By Del. Howell, Arvon, Atkinson, Blair, Hamrick, Hartman, Lynch, Pushkin, Ferro and Eldridge - Creating and maintaining a centralized state vehicle inventory system (original similar to SB266) - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Government Organization then Judiciary

†2623.† By Del. Fleischauer, Pyles, Brewer, Hornbuckle, Byrd, Rowe, Robinson, Blair, Harshbarger and Pethtel - Prohibiting discrimination based upon age or sexual orientation (original similar to HB2529) - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Government Organization then Judiciary

†2624.† By Del. Howell, Martin, Hill, Arvon, Lewis, Criss, Hamrick and Wilson - Relating generally to certification and qualifications of sanitarians - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Health and Human Resources then Government Organization

†2625.† By Del. Brewer, Ferro, Caputo, McGeehan, Iaquinta, Diserio, Longstreth, Lynch, Williams, Kelly and Hornbuckle - Returning Veterans and Displaced Miners Jobs Act - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Industry and Labor then Finance

†2626.† By Del. Ferro, Hamilton, Cooper, Canestraro, Brewer, Storch, Iaquinta, Lynch, Longstreth and Evans, A. - Extending the expiration of driver's licenses for active military members' spouses - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Roads and Transportation then Finance

†2627.† By Del. Statler, Phillips, Lewis, Dean, Wagner and McGeehan - Requiring that open hunting season for big game begin on a Saturday - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Agriculture and Natural Resources then Judiciary

†2628.† By Del. Howell, Hamrick, Summers, Ellington, Arvon, Rohrbach, Shott, Miller, C., Storch, Lewis and Maynard - Relating generally to the powers and duties of the Board of Medicine and the Board of Osteopathic Medicine (original similar to HB2423) - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Health and Human Resources then Government Organization

†2629.† By Del. Foster, N., Higginbotham, Foster, G., Hill, Shott, Butler, Westfall, Phillips, Moore and Wilson - Permitting a corporation to be represented by an officer of that corporation - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Judiciary

†2630.† By Del. Howell, Arvon, Rohrbach, Summers, Pushkin, Householder, Storch, Martin, Ellington, Longstreth and Ferro - Authorizing the West Virginia Board of Medicine and the West Virginia Board of Osteopathic Medicine to share staff (original similar to HB2628) - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Government Organization

†2631.† By Del. Howell, Martin, Hill, Arvon, Shott, Hanshaw, Lewis, Criss, Hamrick, Paynter and Hollen - Relating to time standards for disposition of complaint proceedings - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Government Organization then Judiciary

†2632.† By Del. Rodighiero, Westfall, Miller, R., Thompson, Eldridge, Lovejoy, Hicks, Marcum, Baldwin and Canestraro - Allowing children in the custody of the state in any foster home, group home or other facility or residence to hunt and fish without a license - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Agriculture and Natural Resources then Finance

†2633.† By Del. Folk, McGeehan, Paynter, Hamrick, Miley, Barrett, Phillips, Summers and Wilson - Requiring state institutions of higher education to conduct Phase 3 clinical research studies for any cancer treatment - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Education then Health and Human Resources

†2634.† By Del. Marcum, Phillips, Hicks, Eldridge, Westfall, Deem, Hollen, Hamilton and Dean - Prohibiting a court from giving a jury an instruction commonly known as the ďAllen ChargeĒ to break a deadlock - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Judiciary

†2635.† By Del. Deem - Relating to nonpartisan election of justices of the Supreme Court of Appeals - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Judiciary then Finance

†2636.† By Del. Marcum, O'Neal, Phillips, Gearheart, Evans, E., Ellington, Shott, Hicks, Hamrick, Paynter and Cooper - Relating to construction of a modern highway from Pikeville, Kentucky to Beckley, West Virginia - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Roads and Transportation then Government Organization

†2637.† By Del. Espinosa, Statler, Upson, Blair, Wilson, Westfall, Romine, R., Higginbotham, Harshbarger, Cooper and Folk - Relating to employment of retired teachers and prospective employable professional personnel in areas of critical need and shortage - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Education then Finance

†2638.† By Del. Martin, Wilson, Dean, Hamilton, Evans, A., Paynter, Hill and Maynard - Relating to county commissions authorizing reasonable fees charged for fire department or fire company response (original similar to SB74) - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Political Subdivisions then Finance

†2639.† By Mr. Speaker (Mr. Armstead) and Del. Miley [By Request of the Executive] - Making a supplementary appropriation to the Department of Administration, Division of Personnel (original similar to SB300) - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Finance

†2640.† By Mr. Speaker (Mr. Armstead) and Del. Miley [By Request of the Executive] - Supplementary appropriation to DHHR (original similar to SB303) - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Finance

†2641.† By Del. Hamilton, Evans, A., Eldridge, Love, Brewer, Ambler, Pethtel, Wagner, Rowan, Wilson and Cooper - Relating to pension benefits exempt from state income taxation - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Agriculture and Natural Resources then Finance

†2642.† By Del. Hamilton, Ambler, Kessinger, Rowan, Cooper, Foster, G., Howell, Higginbotham, Hartman and Foster, N. - Removing restrictions for hunting or trapping on private lands on Sundays (original similar to HB2136) - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Agriculture and Natural Resources then Judiciary

†2643.† By Del. Miller, R., Eldridge, Maynard, Sobonya and Isner - Creating a felony murder offense in the second degree for delivery of a controlled substance that causes death (original similar to SB220) - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Prevention and Treatment of Substance Abuse then Judiciary

†2644.† By Del. Lewis - Requiring that Workersí Compensation funds be disbursed to firefighters, emergency medical technicians and first responders when those persons are killed or become injured (original similar to HB2055) - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Government Organization then Finance

†2645.† By Del. Miller, R., Eldridge, Maynard, Sobonya and Fleischauer - Creating a felony for failure to render aid by a culpable person in presence of a drug overdose (original similar to SB220) - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Prevention and Treatment of Substance Abuse then Judiciary

 

ALL HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTIONS OFFERED

 

†1.††††††† By Del. Rodighiero - Citizens' Redistricting Commission Amendment - Introduced 2/8/2017 - To Judiciary

†2.††††††† By Del. Bates - Term Limits for Senators and Delegates in the West Virginia Legislature - Introduced 2/8/2017 - To Judiciary

†3.††††††† By Del. Foster, G. - Manufacturing Inventory and Equipment Tax Exemption Amendment - Introduced 2/8/2017 - To Finance then Judiciary

†4.††††††† By Del. Sponaugle, Fluharty, Hornbuckle, Marcum and Pushkin - Veteran's Property Tax Exemption Amendment - Introduced 2/8/2017 - To Finance then Judiciary

†5.††††††† By Del. Caputo - Homestead Exemption Increase Amendment - Introduced 2/8/2017 - To Finance then Judiciary

†6.††††††† By Del. Bates and Pushkin - State Apportionment Commission - Introduced 2/8/2017 - To Judiciary

†7.††††††† By Del. Overington, Espinosa, Upson, Frich and Phillips - Homestead Exemption Increase Amendment - Introduced 2/8/2017 - To Finance then Judiciary

†8.††††††† By Del. Ferro, Pethtel, Hamilton and Caputo - The Simple Majority Levy Approval Amendment - Introduced 2/8/2017 - To Political Subdivisions then Judiciary

†9.††††††† By Del. Sponaugle, Hornbuckle, Pushkin and Phillips - Volunteer Emergency Service Personnel Property Tax Exemption Amendment - Introduced 2/10/2017 - To Judiciary then Finance

†10.††††† By Del. Rodighiero, Hicks, Marcum, Eldridge and Moye - Homestead Exemption Increase Amendment - Introduced 2/13/2017 - To Finance then Judiciary

†11.††††† By Del. Overington, Foster, G. and Upson - Prohibiting the Governmental Taking of Private Property for Private Use Amendment - Introduced 2/13/2017 - To Judiciary

†12.††††† By Del. Overington, Frich and Gearheart - Super-Majority Required for Passage of Tax Bill Amendment - Introduced 2/13/2017 - To Finance then Judiciary

†13.††††† By Del. Overington, Gearheart, Frich and Sobonya - Initiative, Referendum, and Recall Amendment - Introduced 2/13/2017 - To Judiciary

†14.††††† By Del. Sponaugle, Marcum, Hicks, Hamilton and Phillips - Right to Hunt and Fish in West Virginia Amendment - Introduced 2/13/2017 - To Agriculture and Natural Resources then Judiciary

†15.††††† By Del. Howell, Mr. Speaker (Mr. Armstead), Espinosa, Frich, Cooper and Blair - Senior Citizen Homestead Valuation Amendment - Introduced 2/14/2017 - To Finance then Judiciary

†16.††††† By Del. Sobonya - Amend Supervision of Free Schools Amendment - Introduced 2/15/2017 - To Education then Judiciary

†17.††††† By Del. Sobonya, Miller, C., Moore, Higginbotham, Maynard, Butler, Romine, C., Foster, N., Hamrick, Summers and Sypolt - Amend Supervision of Free Schools Amendment - Introduced 2/16/2017 - To Education then Judiciary

†18.††††† By Del. Marcum, Rodighiero, Hicks, Dean and Frich - Constitutional Officers Term Limit Amendment - Introduced 2/20/2017 - To Judiciary

†19.††††† By Del. Wilson, Upson, Sypolt, Kessinger, Phillips, Miller, C., Rodighiero, Foster, N., Hollen, Rowan and Frich - Life Begins at Conception Amendment - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Judiciary

 

ALL HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS OFFERED

 

†1.††††††† By Mr. Speaker (Mr. Armstead) - Raising a Joint Assembly to open and publish election returns - Introduced 1/11/2017 - Reference dispensed - Adopted by House 1/11/2017 - To Senate 1/11/2017 - Committee reference dispensed - Adopted by Senate 1/11/2017

†2.††††††† 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 1/11/2017 - Reference dispensed - Adopted by House 1/11/2017 - To Senate 1/11/2017 - Committee reference dispensed - Adopted by Senate 1/11/2017

†3.††††††† By Mr. Speaker (Mr. Armstead) - Providing for an adjournment of the Legislature until February 8, 2017 - Introduced 1/11/2017 - Reference dispensed - Adopted by House 1/11/2017 - To Senate 1/11/2017 - Committee reference dispensed - Adopted by Senate 1/11/2017

†4.††††††† 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 2/8/2017 - Reference dispensed - Adopted by House 2/8/2017 - To Senate 2/8/2017 - Committee reference dispensed - Adopted by Senate 2/8/2017

†5.††††††† By Del. Summers - U. S. Navy Rear Admiral Frederick Burdett Warder Memorial Bridge - Introduced 2/8/2017 - To Rules

†6.††††††† By Mr. Speaker (Mr. Armstead) - U.S. Army SPC 4 Thurman 'Duwayne' Young Memorial Road - Introduced 2/8/2017 - To Rules

†7.††††††† By Del. Howell, Upson, Cowles, Walters, Folk, Evans, A., Rowan, Householder, Espinosa, Blair and Hamrick - Extending West Virginia Route 9 †- Introduced 2/13/2017 - To Roads and Transportation then Rules

†8.††††††† By Del. Butler - Dr. Roy and Marian Eshenaur Bridge - Introduced 2/13/2017 - To Roads and Transportation then Rules

†9.††††††† By Del. Rowan - Frenchburg Bridge - Introduced 2/13/2017 - To Roads and Transportation then Rules

†10.††††† By Del. Ambler, Cooper, Moye, Householder and Rowan - John Cameron Brown Bridge - Introduced 2/13/2017 - To Roads and Transportation then Rules

†11.††††† By Del. Howell, Ambler, Arvon, Atkinson, Blair, Butler, Cooper, Ellington, Evans, A., Fast, Folk, Foster, G., Sypolt, Hamrick, Harshbarger, Higginbotham, Householder, Marcum, McGeehan, Rowan, Summers, Ward and Zatezalo - Environmental Protection Agency's Chesapeake Bay Initiative - Introduced 2/13/2017 - To Rules

†12.††††† By Del. Robinson, Baldwin, Barrett, Bates, Blair, Boggs, Brewer, Byrd, Canestraro, Cooper, Cowles, Criss, Deem, Ellington, Evans, E., Fleischauer, Fluharty, Foster, N., Hollen, Hornbuckle, Isner, Kelly, Kessinger, Lane, Longstreth, Lovejoy, Miley, Miller, R., Moore, Phillips, Pushkin, Queen, Rowe, Sobonya, Sponaugle, Storch, Summers, Thompson, Upson and Zatezalo - Overdose Awareness Day - Introduced 2/15/2017 - To Rules

†13.††††† By Del. Atkinson, Kelly, Ward, Westfall, Cooper, Butler, Hamrick, Hill, Howell, Martin and Wagner - U.S. Army SSG Brian Curtis Rogers Memorial Bridge - Introduced 2/15/2017 - To Rules

†14.††††† By Del. Eldridge, Lovejoy, Rodighiero, Miller, R., Atkinson, Baldwin, Hornbuckle, Maynard, Rohrbach, White and Canestraro - Proclaiming and making the fiddle the official musical instrument of the State of West Virginia - Introduced 2/20/2017 - To Rules

†15.††††† By Del. Miller, C., Sobonya, McGeehan, Storch, Deem, Wagner, Rohrbach, Kelly, Zatezalo and Westfall - Requesting Congress to fully support the National Park Serviceís recommendations to extend the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail to include additional sites along the Expeditionís Eastern Legacy - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Rules

†16.††††† By Del. Miller, C., Maynard, Butler, Rohrbach, Sobonya, Romine, C., Hornbuckle and Higginbotham - Charles Ranald Bannerman & Beatrice ĎBillyí Bannerman Memorial Bridge - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Roads and Transportation then Rules

†17.††††† By Del. Phillips, Eldridge, Miller, R., Rodighiero, Marcum and Maynard - Betty Jo Delong Memorial Bridge - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Roads and Transportation then Rules

†18.††††† By Del. Walters and Howell - Assembly of State Legislatures Official Rules (original similar to SCR3) - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Judiciary

 

ALL HOUSE RESOLUTIONS OFFERED

 

†1.††††††† By Mr. Speaker (Mr. Armstead) - Adopting Rules of the House of Delegates - Introduced 1/11/2017 - Reference dispensed - Adopted by House 1/11/2017

†2.††††††† By Mr. Speaker (Mr. Armstead) - Authorizing the publication of a Legislative Manual and authorizing payment of travel and other expenses of the House - Introduced 1/11/2017 - Reference dispensed - Adopted by House 1/11/2017

†3.††††††† By Mr. Speaker (Mr. Armstead) - Authorizing printing and distribution of Acts of the Legislature and Journals of the House of Delegates - Introduced 1/11/2017 - Reference dispensed - Adopted by House 1/11/2017

†4.††††††† By Mr. Speaker (Mr. Armstead) - Authorizing the appointment of employees for this, the First Regular Session of the Eighty-third Legislature, two thousand seventeen - Introduced 1/11/2017 - Reference dispensed - Adopted by House 1/11/2017

†5.††††††† By Mr. Speaker (Mr. Armstead) - Amending House Rules 63 and 84a, relating to the previous question and witnesses before committees - Introduced 2/8/2017 - Reference dispensed - Adopted by House 2/8/2017

†6.††††††† By Del. Pyles - Preservation and Continued Operation of the Warner Theater †- Introduced 2/13/2017 - To Rules

†7.††††††† By Del. Pyles, Romine, C., Lynch, Pethtel, Romine, R., Boggs, Ferro, Hartman, Brewer, Iaquinta and Love - Congress To Protect Social Security and Medicare - Introduced 2/21/2017 - To Rules

 

HOUSE BILLS PASSED HOUSE AND COMMUNICATED TO SENATE

 

*2006.† By Del. Shott, Mr. Speaker (Mr. Armstead), Hanshaw, Sobonya, Atkinson, Hill, Fleischauer, Pushkin, Lovejoy and Canestraro - Increasing the penalties for violating the Whistle-blower Law - Introduced 2/8/2017 - To Judiciary - Passed House 2/15/2017 - To Senate 2/16/2017 - To Judiciary

*2099.† By Del. McGeehan - Defining the act of leaving the scene of a crash involving death or serious bodily injury as a felony; Erin's Law - Introduced 2/8/2017 - To Judiciary - Amended - Passed House 2/17/2017 - Title amended - To Senate 2/20/2017 - To Judiciary

*2303.† By Del. Phillips, Westfall, Folk, Sobonya, Overington, Paynter, Eldridge and Miller, R. - Increasing criminal penalties for littering - Introduced 2/9/2017 - To Judiciary - Passed House 2/20/2017 - To Senate 2/21/2017 - To Judiciary

*2319.† By Del. Upson, Mr. Speaker (Mr. Armstead), Hamilton, Rohrbach and Baldwin - Relating to candidates or candidate committees for legislative office disclosing contributions - Introduced 2/10/2017 - To Judiciary - Passed House 2/20/2017 - To Senate 2/21/2017 - To Judiciary

 

ALL SENATE BILLS PASSED BY SENATE AND COMMUNICATED TO HOUSE

 

*116.††† By Sen. Maynard - Governor's Committee on Crime, Delinquency and Correction rule relating to law-enforcement training and certification standards (original similar to HB2252) - Introduced 2/8/2017 - To Judiciary - Com. sub. reported 2/15/2017 - Passed Senate 2/20/2017 - Effective from passage - To House 2/21/2017 - To Government Organization then Judiciary

*127.††† By Sen. Maynard - Authorizing Department of Revenue to promulgate legislative rules (original similar to HB2230) - Introduced 2/8/2017 - To Judiciary - Com. sub. reported 2/14/2017 - Passed Senate 2/17/2017 - Effective from passage - To House 2/20/2017 - To Judiciary

*134.††† By Sen. Maynard - Authorizing Bureau of Commerce to promulgate legislative rules (original similar to HB2231) - Introduced 2/8/2017 - To Natural Resources then Judiciary - To Judiciary 2/14/2017 - Com. sub. reported 2/16/2017 - Passed Senate 2/21/2017 - Effective from passage

*151.††† By Sen. Maynard - Authorizing Department of Administration promulgate legislative rules (original similar to HB2284) - Introduced 2/8/2017 - To Judiciary - Com. sub. reported 2/10/2017 - Passed Senate 2/15/2017 - Effective from passage - To House 2/16/2017 - To Judiciary

†169.††† By Sen. Ferns, Gaunch, Takubo, Trump, Prezioso, Stollings, Plymale and Blair - Repealing article providing assistance to Korea and Vietnam veterans exposed to certain chemical defoliants - Introduced 2/8/2017 - To Health and Human Resources then Finance - 2nd reference dispensed - Passed Senate 2/15/2017 - To House 2/16/2017 - To Health and Human Resources then Finance

†170.††† By Sen. Ferns, Gaunch, Takubo, Trump, Prezioso, Stollings, Plymale, Blair and Jeffries - Repealing state hemophilia program - Introduced 2/8/2017 - To Health and Human Resources then Finance - 2nd reference dispensed - Passed Senate 2/15/2017 - To House 2/16/2017 - To Health and Human Resources then Finance

†171.††† By Sen. Ferns, Gaunch, Takubo, Trump, Prezioso, Stollings, Plymale and Blair - Repealing Programs of All-Inclusive Care for Elderly - Introduced 2/8/2017 - To Health and Human Resources then Finance - 2nd reference dispensed - Passed Senate 2/15/2017 - To House 2/16/2017 - To Health and Human Resources then Finance

†172.††† By Sen. Blair - Eliminating salary for Water Development Authority board members - Introduced 2/8/2017 - To Government Organization - Passed Senate 2/20/2017 - Effective July 1, 2017 - To House 2/21/2017 - To Government Organization

†174.††† By Sen. Blair and Rucker - Exempting transportation of household goods from PSC jurisdiction - Introduced 2/8/2017 - To Government Organization - Passed Senate 2/17/2017 - To House 2/20/2017 - To Government Organization then Judiciary

†176.††† By Sen. Ferns, Gaunch, Takubo, Trump, Prezioso, Stollings, Plymale, Blair and Jeffries - Repealing article concerning detection of tuberculosis, high blood pressure and diabetes - Introduced 2/8/2017 - To Health and Human Resources - Passed Senate 2/15/2017 - To House 2/16/2017 - To Health and Human Resources

*202.††† By Sen. Weld and Trump - Relating to pawnbrokers generally (original similar to HB2452) - Introduced 2/9/2017 - To Judiciary - Com. sub. reported 2/16/2017 - Passed Senate 2/21/2017

†215.††† By Sen. Trump and Maroney - Allowing county commissions authority to amend proposed rates, fees and charges proposed by public service districts - Introduced 2/9/2017 - To Government Organization - Passed Senate 2/20/2017 - To House 2/21/2017 - To Political Subdivisions then Finance

*230.††† By Sen. Trump, Blair and Maroney - Relating to certain WV officials carrying concealed firearm nationwide - Introduced 2/9/2017 - To Judiciary - Com. sub. reported 2/14/2017 - Passed Senate 2/17/2017 - To House 2/20/2017 - To Judiciary

*233.††† By Sen. Trump - Excluding from protection oral communications uttered in child care center under Wiretapping and Electronic Surveillance Act (original similar to HB2505) - Introduced 2/9/2017 - To Judiciary - Com. sub. reported 2/14/2017 - Passed Senate 2/17/2017 - To House 2/20/2017 - To Judiciary

†237.††† By Sen. Trump and Blair - Repealing obsolete rules of Department of Revenue - Introduced 2/9/2017 - To Judiciary - Passed Senate with amended title 2/15/2017 - Effective from passage - To House 2/16/2017 - To Judiciary

*247.††† By Sen. Trump, Carmichael (Mr. President), Hall, Palumbo, Woelfel and Blair - Authorizing prosecuting attorney designate and deliver grand jury records for investigative purposes - Introduced 2/10/2017 - To Judiciary - Com. sub. reported 2/15/2017 - Passed Senate 2/20/2017 - Effective from passage - To House 2/21/2017 - To Judiciary

*248.††† By Sen. Trump, Carmichael (Mr. President), Hall, Palumbo, Woelfel, Blair, Plymale and Gaunch - Clarifying composition and chairmanship of Commission on Special Investigations - Introduced 2/10/2017 - To Judiciary - Com. sub. reported 2/15/2017 - Passed Senate 2/20/2017 - Effective from passage - To House 2/21/2017 - To Judiciary

 

SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS ADOPTED BY SENATE AND COMMUNICATED TO HOUSE

 

†1.††††††† By Sen. Carmichael (Mr. President), Ferns and Prezioso - Adopting joint rules of Legislature - Introduced 1/11/2017 - Committee reference dispensed - Adopted by Senate 1/11/2017 - To House 1/11/2017 - Reference dispensed - Adopted by House 1/11/2017

†2.††††††† By Sen. Carmichael, Hall and Prezioso - Authorizing payment of supplies, services, printing and other expenses - Introduced 1/11/2017 - Committee reference dispensed - Adopted by Senate 1/11/2017 - To House 1/11/2017 - Reference dispensed - Adopted by House 1/11/2017

 

HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS ADOPTED BY BOTH HOUSES

 

†1.††††††† By Mr. Speaker (Mr. Armstead) - Raising a Joint Assembly to open and publish election returns - Adopted 1/11/2017

†2.††††††† 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 - Adopted 1/11/2017

†3.††††††† By Mr. Speaker (Mr. Armstead) - Providing for an adjournment of the Legislature until February 8, 2017 - Adopted 1/11/2017

†4.††††††† 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 - Adopted 2/8/2017

 

SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS ADOPTED BY BOTH HOUSES

 

†1.††††††† By Sen. Carmichael (Mr. President), Ferns and Prezioso - Adopting joint rules of Legislature - Adopted 1/11/2017

†2.††††††† By Sen. Carmichael, Hall and Prezioso - Authorizing payment of supplies, services, printing and other expenses - Adopted 1/11/2017

 

HOUSE BILLS VETOED BY GOVERNOR

 

 

SENATE BILLS VETOED BY GOVERNOR