HOUSE OF DELEGATES

BILLS INTRODUCED

Monday, February 13, 2017

2340.†† By Del. Statler, Maynard, Howell, Espinosa, Upson, Hill, Wagner, Higginbotham, Ward, Summers and Williams - Relating to performance metrics for the West Virginia Division of Highways - To Roads and Transportation then Finance

2341.†† By Del. Sobonya - Relating to the right of the Department of Health and Human Resources to subrogation for third-party liability settlements, by recipients who receive assistance under the Medicaid Program - To Banking and Insurance then the Judiciary

2342.†† By Del. Rowan and Sobonya - Redefining the parameters for the offense of human trafficking - To the Judiciary

2343.†† By Del. Howell, Hamrick, Sypolt, Higginbotham, Harshbarger, Atkinson, Ward, Upson, Butler, Zatezalo and Cooper - Requiring the State Police to lease rather than buy vehicles if cost effective - To Government Organization then Finance

2344.†† By Del. Howell, Hamrick, Sypolt, Higginbotham, Harshbarger, Atkinson, Ward, Upson, Butler, Kelly and Cooper - Transferring the assets of the Library Commission relating to media broadcasting to the Educational Broadcasting Authority - To Government Organization then Finance

2345.†† By Del. Hamrick, Maynard, Walters, McGeehan, Sypolt, Howell, Higginbotham, Harshbarger, Atkinson, Ward and Summers - Abolishing the West Virginia State Board of Examiners for Licensed Practical Nurses - To Government Organization

2346.†† By Del. Howell, Upson, Maynard, Statler, Walters, McGeehan, Sypolt, Westfall, Hamrick, Higginbotham and Harshbarger - Relating to motor vehicle license plates - To Roads and Transportation then Government Organization

2347.†† By Del. Howell, Maynard, Walters, McGeehan, Miller, 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 - To Government Organization

2348.†† By Del. Howell, Maynard, Walters, McGeehan, Sypolt, Westfall, Miller, Hamrick, Higginbotham, Harshbarger and Ward - Eliminating any requirement that class hours of students be consecutive - To Government Organization

2349.†† By Del. Howell, Upson, Maynard, Statler, Walters, Miller, Westfall, Hamrick, Higginbotham, Harshbarger and Atkinson - Relating to driving on the right side of the roadway, overtaking and passing - To Roads and Transportation then the Judiciary

2350.†† By Del. Pyles - Deleting the language that remitted a portion of the alcoholic beverage tax to municipalities (FN) - To Political Subdivisions then Finance

2351.†† By Del. Pyles - Providing for a sales tax of five percent for over the counter medicines and nutritional supplements (FN) - To Health and Human Resources then Finance

2352.†† By Del. Statler, Westfall, Maynard, Howell, Upson, Hill, Kessinger, N. Foster, Higginbotham, Ward and Williams - Relating to the criminal offense of desecration of graves and vandalizing cemeteries - To the Judiciary

2353.†† By Del. Statler, Maynard, Espinosa, Upson, Hill, N. Foster, Higginbotham, Ward, Summers and Williams - Requiring the Commissioner of Highways to develop a formula for allocating road funds among districts (FN) - To Roads and Transportation then Finance

2354.†† By Del. Statler, Westfall, Maynard, Howell, Upson, Hill, Kessinger, Higginbotham, Ward and Williams - Requiring the Commissioner of Highways to develop a statewide communications plan known as the Comprehensive Public Involvement Plan (FN) - To Roads and Transportation then Finance

2355.†† By Del. Fleischauer, Pyles, Canestraro, Lovejoy, Baldwin, Thompson, Hicks, Robinson, Isner, E. Evans and Fluharty - Repealing the West Virginia Workplace Freedom Act and restoring prior law - To Industry and Labor then the Judiciary then Finance

2356.†† By Del. Pyles - Relating to the approval of the Historic Landmarks Commission - To Political Subdivisions then Government Organization

2357.†† By Del. Pyles - Relating to the power of local government authorities to regulate vehicular traffic within their borders - To Roads and Transportation then the Judiciary

2358.†† By Del. Sponaugle and Fluharty - Exempting a percentage of social security benefits from personal income tax (FN) - To Senior Citizen Issues then Finance

2359.†† By Del. Arvon - Relating to offenses and penalties for practicing osteopathic medicine without a license (FN) - To Health and Human Resources then the Judiciary

2360.†† By Del. Ellington and Summers - Exempting certain contracts from the bidding process - To Health and Human Resources then Government Organization

2361.†† By Del. Hamilton, Wagner, Statler, A. Evans, Ambler, R. Romine, Eldridge, Lynch, Ferro, Pethtel and Rowe - Relating to the surcharge on fire and casualty insurance policies (FN) - To Banking and Insurance then Finance

2362.†† By Del. Cooper and O'Neal - Relating to the beginning and expiration of hunting and fishing licenses (FN) - To Agriculture and Natural Resources then the Judiciary

2363.†† By Del. Cooper, Howell, Ambler, Rowan and Moye - Requiring that a state employee with a commercial driverís license have a current medical evaluation certification - To Roads and Transportation then the Judiciary

2364.†† By Del. Hamilton, Ambler, A. Evans, Statler, R. Romine, Hicks, Rodighiero, Hamrick, Eldridge, Lynch and Frich - Prohibiting electioneering within or near early voting locations during early voting periods - To the Judiciary

2365.†† By Del. Hamilton, A. Evans, Ambler, Statler, Cowles, Gearheart, Butler, Hamrick, Eldridge, Lynch and Frich - Relating to outdoor advertising regulated by the Commissioner of Highways (FN) - To Roads and Transportation then the Judiciary

2366.†† By Del. Ellington and Summers - Relating to the selling of certain state owned health care facilities by the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Resources - To Health and Human Resources then Finance

2367.†† By Del. R. Miller, Marcum, Eldridge, Rodighiero, Phillips, Sobonya, Lovejoy and Hicks - Establishing a criminal offense of organized retail crime (FN) - To the Judiciary

2368.†† By Del. Moye, Hornbuckle, Ambler, Cooper, Rowan, Hartman and Boggs - Relating to candidates for professional employee positions involving supervision of a county transportation department - To Education

2369.†† By Del. Frich, Folk and Butler - Firearm Protection Act - To the Judiciary

2370.†† By Del. Moye, Hornbuckle and Ambler - Restoring the ability of new hires to use accrued annual and sick leave for retirement service credit (FN) - To Pensions and Retirement then Finance

2371.†† By Del. Pushkin, Fluharty and Sponaugle - Relating to consumer protection of new manufactured home warranties - To the Judiciary

2372.†† By Del. Fleischauer, Pyles, Canestraro, Lovejoy, Baldwin, Thompson, Hicks, Robinson, Isner, E. Evans and Fluharty - Reestablishing prevailing wages for certain state government contracts (FN) - To Industry and Labor then the Judiciary

2373.†† By Del. Statler, Hill, Espinosa, Kessinger, N. Foster, Wagner, McGeehan, Higginbotham, Ward, Williams and Ellington - Authorizing school bus drivers trained in administration of epinephrine auto-injectors to administer auto-injectors - To Education then the Judiciary

2374.†† By Del. Statler, Westfall, Maynard, Espinosa, Upson, Hill, Kessinger, N. Foster, Wagner, Higginbotham and Ward - Requiring schools post signs displaying the Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline - To Education

2375.†† By Del. Moore, Hill, Martin, Dean, Paynter, Upson, Atkinson, Ward, Espinosa, Westfall and C. Miller - Establishing a Small Business Empowerment and Economic Expansion Program providing tax relief to newly-established small businesses (FN) - To Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Economic Development then Finance

2376.†† By Del. Ellington and Summers - Relating to the organizational structure of state government (FN) - To Health and Human Resources then Government Organization

2377.†† By Del. McGeehan, Hamrick, Gearheart and Folk - Requiring an official declaration of war or an action to call forth the West Virginia National Guard by the United States Congress - To Veterans' Affairs and Homeland Security then the Judiciary

2378.†† By Del. Rowe, Pushkin and Fleischauer - Providing school days to register and transport students to vote (FN) - To Education then Finance

2379.†† By Del. Howell - Providing a special method for valuation of certain wireless technology property for property taxes (FN) - To the Judiciary then Finance

2380.†† By Del. Upson, Blair, Espinosa and Hornbuckle - Ban-the-Box Act - To Industry and Labor then the Judiciary

2381.†† By Del. Shott - Raising the maximum personal income tax exemption for persons over the age of sixty-five and for persons who are totally disabled (FN) - To Finance

2382.†† By Del. Rohrbach and Sobonya - Relating to the purchase of scrap metal - To the Judiciary

2383.†† By Del. Overington, G. Foster, Frich, Hamilton, Rowan, Espinosa and Upson - Providing for the redistricting office of the Joint Committee on Government and Finance to propose redistricting plans during census years - To the Judiciary

2384.†† By Del. Caputo and Rowan - Relating to the use of drone surveillance of private citizens (FN) - To the Judiciary

2385.†† By Del. Ferro, Pethtel, Hamilton and Caputo - Reallocating and dedicating up to $30 million to the natural gas and oil severance tax revenues annually to the natural gas and oil-producing counties of origin (FN) - To Energy then Finance

2386.†† By Del. Ferro - Exempting recipients of the distinguished Purple Heart medal from payment of the vehicle registration fee (FN) - To Veterans' Affairs and Homeland Security then Finance

2387.†† By Del. Byrd - Requiring the State Board of Education to prescribe a comprehensive drug awareness and prevention program - To Prevention and Treatment of Substance Abuse then Education

2388.†† By Del. Byrd - Relating to the comprehensive statewide student assessment - To Education then Finance

2389.†† By Del. Howell, Fast and Phillips - Allowing an employer to extend workers' compensation insurance coverage to an employee engaged in volunteer fire fighting and allowing employers a tax credit (FN) - To the Judiciary then Finance

2390.†† By Del. Phillips, Marcum, Rodighiero, Eldridge, Miller, Maynard, Paynter, Hartman, Blair, Hamilton and Overington - Providing death penalty for first degree murder (FN) - To the Judiciary

2391.†† By Del. Upson and Blair - Establishing an arborists program for inmates (FN) - To Agriculture and Natural Resources then the Judiciary

2392.†† By Del. Summers and Shott - Relating to truancy intervention - To Education then the Judiciary

2393.†† By Del. Shott and Folk - Adding violations of law upon which a public servantís retirement plan may be forfeited (FN) - To Pensions and Retirement then Finance

2394.†† By Del. Upson, Shott and Folk - Relating to the recusal of certain public officials from voting for appropriation of moneys to nonprofit entities - To the Judiciary

2395.†† By Del. Fluharty, Pushkin and Miley - Prohibiting chairmen of state political parties during or up to one year after the termination of their employment as chairmen of those political parties from registering as lobbyists - To the Judiciary

2396.†† By Del. Folk, Hamilton, Frich and Gearheart - Requiring the circuit court, when appointing counsel for alleged protected persons, to make appointments from a listing of all interested attorneys in the circuit - To the Judiciary

2397.†† By Del. Hamilton - Relating to donations of overpayment of fees to the Secretary of State - To the Judiciary then Finance

2398.†† By Del. Pushkin - Extending funding for School Innovation and Local Solution Dropout Prevention and Recovery Innovation Zones (FN) - To Education then Finance

2399.†† By Del. Sponaugle, Marcum and Pushkin - Creating the West Virginia Earned Income Tax Credit (FN) - To Finance

2400.†† By Del. Sponaugle, Hornbuckle and Phillips - Reducing federal adjusted gross income for volunteer fire department and rescue squad members (FN) - To Finance

2401.†† By Del. Ellington, Cooper and Summers - Increasing teacher salaries (FN) - To Education then Finance

2402.†† By Del. Howell, Frich, Eldridge and Phillips - Relating to abandoned antique vehicles (FN) - To Roads and Transportation then Finance

2403.†† By Del. Rowan, Cooper, Moye, Ambler, Wagner and Fast - Permitting county boards of education to accumulate instructional days and use them when needed (FN) - To Education

2404.†† By Del. Rowan, Moye, Overington and Phillips - Barring persons who are convicted of certain criminal offenses from acquiring property from their victims - To Senior Citizen Issues then the Judiciary

2405.†† By Del. Gearheart - Permitting licensed limited video lottery retailers to have up to seven video lottery terminals (FN) - To Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Economic Development then the Judiciary then Finance

2406.†† By Del. Caputo - Providing an increase in compensation for natural resources police officers (FN) - To Agriculture and Natural Resources then Finance

2407.†† By Del. Caputo and Moye - Requiring that State Police officers be compensated for time when they are required to be on standby and providing a stipend for housing cost for certain officers (FN) - To Government Organization then Finance

2408.†† By Del. Overington, Gearheart, Westfall, Phillips and G. Foster - Relating to the death penalty for first degree murder (FN) - To the Judiciary

2409.†† By Del. Gearheart - Relating to the School Building Authority (FN) - To Education then Finance

2410.†† By Del. Folk - Relating to public sewage services - To Political Subdivisions then the Judiciary

2411.†† By Del. Fast - Relating to Public Defender Services (FN) - To the Judiciary then Finance

2412.†† By Del. Cooper - Relating to the public school calendar (FN) - To Education

2413.†† By Del. Folk, McGeehan, Butler, Shott, Upson, Martin, Ellington, Walters, Householder, Storch and Howell - Requiring the comprehensive annual financial report to be published by the end of December - To Government Organization then Finance

2414.†† By Del. Caputo - Allowing quarterly payment of real and personal property taxes (FN) - To the Judiciary then Finance

2415.†† By Del. Howell, Upson, Statler, Walters, McGeehan, Sypolt, Miller, Westfall, Hamrick, Higginbotham and Harshbarger - Relating to construction of industrial access roads with state funds - To Roads and Transportation then Finance

2416.†† By Del. Pyles and Upson - Increasing the tax credits allowed for rehabilitation of certified historic structures (FN) - To Finance

2417.†† By Del. Pyles and Lynch - Exempting from personal income tax the entirety of any income received under the federal Social Security system for certain persons (FN) - To Senior Citizen Issues then Finance

2418.†† By Del. Pyles and Upson - Prohibiting the performing of an onychectomy or flexor tendonectomy procedure on a cat - To Agriculture and Natural Resources then the Judiciary