HOUSE OF DELEGATES

BILLS TO BE INTRODUCED

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

2579.†† By Del. Sobonya, R. Romine, Upson, G. Foster, N. Foster, Summers, Storch, Arvon, C. Miller, Rohrbach and Zatezalo - Increasing the penalties for transporting controlled substances - To Prevention and Treatment of Substance Abuse then the Judiciary

2580.†† By Del. Higginbotham, Householder, Cooper, Arvon, Anderson, Deem, Ellington, N. Foster, Moore, Overington and Westfall - Relating to damages for medical monitoring - To the 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 - To the Judiciary

2582.†† By Del. Householder, Walters, R. Romine, Frich, Westfall, Statler, Cowles, Kessinger, Blair, Sypolt and N. Foster - Relating to disqualification for unemployment benefits (FN) - To the Judiciary

2583.†† By Del. G. Foster, Blair, Higginbotham, Kessinger, Upson, Householder, E. Nelson, 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 - To the Judiciary

2584.†† By Del. Cooper, Westfall, Ambler, Hanshaw, Rowan, Hamilton, Dean, Gearheart, Summers, Sypolt and Atkinson - Relating to primary and secondary school instructional terms (FN) - To Education

2585.†† By Del. Storch, Arvon, R. Romine, A. Evans, Gearheart, Moore, Atkinson, Zatezalo, Shott, Hanshaw and Lewis - Creating felony crime of conducting financial transactions involving proceeds of criminal activity (FN) - To the Judiciary

2586.†† By Del. Walters, Folk, Anderson, Hamilton, O'Neal, E. Evans and Pethtel - Relating to required minimum distribution of retirement benefits of plans administered by the Consolidated Public Retirement Board (FN) - 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 - To Agriculture and Natural Resources then the Judiciary

2588.†† By Del. Kessinger, Higginbotham, Hill, Martin, Butler, Arvon, N. Foster, Paynter, Dean, Wilson and Sobonya - Simonís Law; life sustaining procedures - To Health and Human Resources then the 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 - 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 - To Finance

2591.†† By Del. Atkinson, Hill, Ward, Kelly, Moore, Harshbarger, Ambler, Cooper, Hollen, Westfall and Kessinger - Small Business Tax Credit (FN) - 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 (FN) - To Pensions and Retirement then Finance

2593.†† By Del. Canestraro, Isner, Lovejoy and Marcum - Relating to the placement of juvenile status offenders - To the Judiciary

2594.†† By Del. Mr. Speaker (Mr. Armstead) and 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 - To Finance

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

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

2597.†† By Del. Moye, Hornbuckle, Diserio, Marcum, Isner, Baldwin, Canestraro, Lovejoy, Caputo and Lynch - Campaign Advertising Fairness Act - To the 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 - To the Judiciary

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

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

2601.†† By Del. Walters, Folk, Anderson, Hamilton, O'Neal, E. Evans and Pethtel - Relating to municipal policemenís or municipal firemenís pension and relief funds (FN) - 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 (FN) - To Prevention and Treatment of Substance Abuse then the Judiciary

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

2604.†† By Del. Walters, Folk, Anderson, Hamilton, O'Neal, E. Evans and Pethtel - Relating to employee information reported to the Consolidated Public Retirement Board - 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 (FN) - To Government Organization

2606.†† By Del. Walters - Maintaining status quo in the event bond indebtedness relative to Parkways Authority is eliminated (FN) - 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 - To the Judiciary

2608.†† By Del. Statler - Requiring the Commissioner of Highways to contract with private providers or contractors for certain emergency maintenance operations (FN) - 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 (FN) - 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 - To Education

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

2612.†† By Del. Walters and Howell - Repealing section relating to unattended motor vehicles and penalties - To Roads and Transportation then the Judiciary

2613.†† By Del. Phillips, Frich, G. Foster, Sponaugle, Maynard, Gearheart, R. Miller, 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 - To the Judiciary

2614.†† By Del. Phillips, Eldridge, R. Miller, Barrett, C. Miller, Maynard, Marcum, White, Ellington and Rodighiero - Prohibiting health care practitioners from knowingly and in bad faith prescribing or administering drugs (FN) - To Prevention and Treatment of Substance Abuse then the 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 (FN) - To Government Organization then the Judiciary

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

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

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

2619.†† By Del. Westfall, C. Romine, White and Frich - Risk Management and Own Risk and Solvency Assessment Act - To Banking and Insurance then the 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 - To Prevention and Treatment of Substance Abuse then the 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 (FN) - To the 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 (FN) - To Government Organization then the Judiciary

2623.†† By Del. Fleischauer, Pyles, Brewer, Hornbuckle, Byrd, Rowe, Robinson, Blair, Harshbarger, Pethtel and Maynard - Prohibiting discrimination based upon age or sexual orientation - To Government Organization then the Judiciary

2624.†† By Del. Howell, Martin, Hill, Arvon, Lewis, Criss, Hamrick and Wilson - Relating generally to certification and qualifications of sanitarians - 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 - To Industry and Labor then Finance

2626.†† By Del. Ferro, Hamilton, Cooper, Canestraro, Brewer, Storch, Iaquinta, Lynch, Longstreth and A. Evans - Extending the expiration of driver's licenses for active military members' spouses (FN) - 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 (FN) - To Agriculture and Natural Resources then the Judiciary

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

2629.†† By Del. N. Foster, Higginbotham, G. Foster, Hill, Shott, Butler, Westfall, Phillips, Moore and Wilson - Permitting a corporation to be represented by an officer of that corporation - To the 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 - 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 - To Government Organization then the Judiciary

2632.†† By Del. Rodighiero, Westfall, R. Miller, 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 - 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 (FN) - 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 - To the Judiciary

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

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

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

2638.†† By Del. Martin, Wilson, Dean, Hamilton, A. Evans, Paynter, Hill and Maynard - Relating to county commissions authorizing reasonable fees charged for fire department or fire company response - To Political Subdivisions then Finance

2639.†† By Del. Mr. Speaker (Mr. Armstead) and Miley [By Request of the Executive] - Making a supplementary appropriation to the Department of Administration, Division of Personnel - To Finance

2640.†† By Del. Mr. Speaker (Mr. Armstead) and Miley [By Request of the Executive] - Supplementary appropriation to DHHR - To Finance

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

2642.†† By Del. Hamilton, Ambler, Kessinger, Rowan, Cooper, G. Foster, Howell, Higginbotham, Hartman and N. Foster - Removing restrictions for hunting or trapping on private lands on Sundays (FN) - To Agriculture and Natural Resources then the Judiciary

2643.†† By Del. R. Miller, Eldridge, Maynard, Sobonya and Isner - Creating a felony murder offense in the second degree for delivery of a controlled substance that causes death (FN) - To Prevention and Treatment of Substance Abuse then the 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 - To Government Organization then Finance

2645.†† By Del. R. Miller, Eldridge, Maynard, Sobonya and Fleischauer - Creating a felony for failure to render aid by a culpable person in presence of a drug overdose (FN) - To Prevention and Treatment of Substance Abuse then the Judiciary