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Thursday, February 9, 2017

SECOND DAY

[MR. SPEAKER, MR. ARMSTEAD, IN THE CHAIR]

 

 

            The House of Delegates met at 11:00 a.m., and was called to order by the Honorable Tim Armstead, Speaker.

            Prayer was offered and the House was led in recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance.

            The Clerk proceeded to read the Journal of Wednesday, February 8, 2017, being the first order of business, when the further reading thereof was dispensed with and the same approved.

Legislative Rule-Making Review Committee Report

            The following letter and report from Delegate Sobonya and Senator Maynard, cochairs of the Legislative Rule-Making Review Committee, have been filed with the Clerk:

West Virginia Legislature

Legislative Rule-Making Review Committee

 

 

February 1, 2017

 

 

The Honorable Clark Barnes

Clerk, West Virginia Senate

State Capitol

Charleston, WV 25305

 

The Honorable Steve Harrison

Clerk, West Virginia House of Delegates

State Capitol

Charleston, WV 25305

 

 

Gentlemen:

 

            In accordance with the provisions of W.Va. Code, §29A-3-12, we have attached copies of the proposed legislative rules which have been submitted to and acted upon by the Legislative Rule-Making Review Committee, pursuant to the provisions of W.Va. Code, §29A-3-11, and which have not previously been submitted to the Legislature for study.

 

            Also, attached is a report listing the proposed legislative rules considered by the Committee, and setting forth the recommendations of the Committee with respect to the proposed legislative rules. This letter also serves as a statement that a separate bill authorizing the promulgation of each proposed legislative rule has been drafted by the staff of the Legislative Rule-Making Review Committee.

 

            In accordance with W.Va. Code, §29A-3-11, the draft bills are available for any member to introduce to the Legislature. The undersigned, as Co-Chairmen of the Legislative Rule-Making Review Committee, are requesting that Senator Maynard’s name be placed on the draft bills as the sponsor in the Senate, and Delegate Sobonya’s, name be placed on the draft bills as the sponsor in the House of Delegates.

 

            Thank you for your cooperation.

 

Sincerely,

                                                                                               

Mark Maynard,

   Senate.

                                                            Kelli Sobonya,

   House of Delegates.

           

WEST VIRGINIA LEGISLATURE

Legislative Rule-Making Review Committee

State Capitol

Charleston, West Virginia 25035

 

February 1, 2017

 

 

West Virginia Legislature

State Capitol

Charleston, West Virginia

 

Ladies and Gentlemen:

 

In accordance with the provisions of West Virginia Code, '29A‑3-12, as chairpersons of the Legislative Rule-Making Review Committee we submit this report of its activities. A bill, in the form approved by the Committee, authorizing each of the proposed legislative rules below as submitted, as modified, as modified and amended, or recommend rejection has been drafted by the staff of the Legislative Rule-Making Review Committee pursuant to West Virginia Code '29A-3-11.

 

The Committee submits the following proposed rules to the Legislature with the recommendation that the proposed rules be authorized for promulgation by the respective agencies as submitted:

 

Agriculture, Department of

Dangerous Wild Animals, 61CSR30 [H. B. 2218].

 

Agriculture, Department of

Livestock Care Standards, 61CSR31 [H. B. 2219].

 

Barbers and Cosmetologists, W.Va. Board of

Licensing Schools of Barbering, Cosmetology, Nail Technology and Aesthetics, 3CSR3 [H. B. 2220].

 

DEP ‑ Air Quality Board

Alternative Emission Limitations During Startup, Shutdown and Maintenance Operations, 45CSR1 [H. B. 2221].

 

DEP ‑ Air Quality Board

Ambient Air Quality Standards, 45CSR8 [H. B. 2222].

 

DEP ‑ Air Quality Board

Permits for Construction, Modification, Relocation and Operation of Stationary Sources of Air Pollutants, Notification Requirements, Admin. Updates, Temporary Permits, General Permits, Permission to Commence Construction and Procedures for Evaluation, 45CSR13 [H. B. 2223].

 

DEP ‑ Air Quality Board

Permits for Construction and Major Modification of Major Stationary Sources for the Prevention of Significant Deterioration of Air Quality, 45CSR14 [H. B. 2224].

 

DEP ‑ Air Quality Board

Standards of Performance for New Stationary Sources, 45CSR16 [H. B. 2225].

 

DEP ‑ Air Quality Board

Control of Air Pollution from Hazardous Waste Treatment, Storage and Disposal Facilities, 45CSR25 [H. B. 2226].

 

DEP ‑ Air Quality Board

Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants, 45CSR34 [H. B. 2227].

 

DEP ‑ Secretary's Office

Voluntary Remediation and Redevelopment Rule, 60CSR3 [H. B. 2228].

 

DEP ‑ Water and Waste Management

Awarding of Matching Grants for Local Litter Control Programs, 33CSR41 [H. B. 2229].

 

Insurance Commission

Adoption of Valuation Manual, 114CSR98 [H. B. 2230].

 

Natural Resources, Division of

Point System for the Revocation of Hunting - Repeal, 58CSR24 [H. B. 2231].

 

Physical Therapy, W.Va. Board of

Fees for Physical Therapist and Physical Therapist Assistant, 16CSR4 [H. B. 2232].

 

 

The Committee submits to the Legislature the following proposed rules which were modified by the agency in accordance with the provisions of West Virginia Code, '29A-3-14, and which were approved by the Committee with the modifications with the recommendation that the proposed rules be authorized for adoption by the respective agencies as modified:

 

Agriculture, Department of

Animal Disease Control, 61CSR1 [H. B. 2233].

 

Agriculture, Department of

Captive Cervid, 61CSR34 [H. B. 2234].

 

Architects, W.Va. Board of

Registration of Architects, 2CSR1 [H. B. 2235].

 

Athletic Commission, W.Va. State

Administrative Rules of the WV State Athletic Commission, 177CSR1 [H. B. 2236].

 

Athletic Commission, W.Va. State

Regulation of Mixed Martial Arts, 177CSR2 [H. B. 2237].

 

Auditor, W.Va. State Auditor

Procedure for Local Levying Bodies to Apply for Permission to Extend Time to Meet as Levying Body, 155CSR8 [H. B. 2238].

 

Barbers and Cosmetologists, W.Va. Board of

Qualifications, Training, Examination and Certification of Instructors in Barbering and Cosmetology, 3CSR2 [H. B. 2239].

 

Barbers and Cosmetologists, W.Va. Board of

Operational Standards for Schools of Barbering, Cosmetology, Hair Styling, Nail Technology and Aesthetics, 3CSR4 [H. B. 2240].

 

Barbers and Cosmetologists, W.Va. Board of

Operation of Barber, Beauty, Nail and Aesthetic Shops/Salons, and Schools of Barbering and Beauty Culture, 3CSR5 [H. B. 2241].

 

Barbers and Cosmetologists, W.Va. Board of

Schedule of Fees, 3CSR6 [H. B. 2242].

 

Barbers and Cosmetologists, W.Va. Board of

Barber Apprenticeship, 3CSR13 [H. B. 2243].

 

Counseling, W.Va. Board of Examiners in

Licensed Professional Counselor Fees, 27CSR2 [H. B. 2244].

 

Counseling, W.Va. Board of Examiners in

Licensed Professional Counselor License Renewal and Continuing Professional Education Requirements, 27CSR3 [H. B. 2245].

 

Counseling, W.Va. Board of Examiners in

Marriage and Family Therapists Fees 27CSR9 [H. B. 2246].

 

Counseling, W.Va. Board of Examiners in

Marriage and Family Therapist License Renewal and Continuing Professional Education Requirements, 27CSR10 [H. B. 2247].

 

Dangerous Wild Animals, W.Va. Board of

Dangerous Wild Animals, 74CSR1 [H. B. 2248].

 

Dentistry, W.Va. Board of

Rule for the WV Board of Dentistry, 5CSR1 [H. B. 2249].

 

Ethics Commission, W.Va. State

Private Gain, 158CSR6 [H. B. 2250].

 

Fire Marshall, W.Va. State

Regulation of Fireworks and Related Explosive Materials, 103CSR4 [H. B. 2251].

 

Governor=s Committee on Crime, Delinquency and Correction

Law Enforcement Training and Certification Standards, 149CSR2 [H. B. 2252].

 

Governor=s Committee on Crime, Delinquency and Correction

William R. Laird IV - Second Chance Driver’s License Program, 149CSR9 [H. B. 2253].

 

Health and Human Resources, WV Department of

Clinical Laboratory Technician and Technologist Licensure and Certification, 64CSR57 [H. B. 2254].

 

Health and Human Resources, WV Department of

Clandestine Drug Laboratory Remediation, 64CSR92 [H. B. 2255].

 

Health and Human Resources, WV Department of

Expedited Partner Therapy, 64CSR103 [H. B. 2256.

 

Health and Human Resources, WV Department of

Medication - Assisted Treatment - Opioid Treatment Programs, 69CSR11 [H. B. 2257].

 

Health and Human Resources, WV Department of

Medication - Assisted Treatment - Office - Based Medication Assisted Treatment, 69CSR12 [H. B. 2258].

 

Health Care Authority, W.Va. State

Exemption From Certificate of Need, 65CSR29 [H. B. 2259].

 

Health Care Authority, W.Va. State

Rural Health Systems Grant Program, 65CSR30 [H. B. 2260].

 

Health Care Authority, W.Va. State

Hospital Assistance Grant Program, 65CSR31 [H. B. 2261].

 

Health Care Authority, W.Va. State

Certificate of Need Rule, 65CSR32 [H. B. 2262].

 

Lottery Commission, W.Va. State

Limited Video Lottery, 179CSR5 [H. B. 2263].

 

Medicine, WV Board of

Licensing and Disciplinary Procedures: Physicians; Podiatrists, 11CSR1A [H. B. 2264].

 

Medicine, WV Board of

Licensure, Disciplinary and Complaint Procedures, Continuing Education, Physician Assistants, 11CSR1B [H. B. 2265].

 

Medicine, WV Board of

Dispensing of Legend Drugs by Practitioners, 11CSR5 [H. B. 2266].

 

Miners’ Health, Safety and Training, W.Va. Office of

Certification, Recertification and Training of EMT-Miners and the Certification of EMT-M Instructors, 56CSR22 [H. B. 2267].

 

Natural Resources, WV Division of

Revocation of Hunting and Fishing Licenses, 58CSR23 [H. B. 2268].

 

Natural Resources, WV Division of

Special Waterfowl Hunting, 58CSR58 [H. B. 2269].

 

Natural Resources, WV Division of

Commercial Sale of Wild Life, 58CSR63 [H. B. 2270].

 

Natural Resources, WV Division of

Miscellaneous Permits and Licenses, 58CSR64 [H. B. 2271].

 

Optometry, W.Va. Board of

Continuing Education, 14CSR10 [H. B. 2272].

 

Osteopathic Medicine, W.Va. Board of

Licensing Procedures for Osteopathic Physicians, 24CSR1 [H. B. 2273].

 

Osteopathic Medicine, W.Va. Board of

Osteopathic Physician Assistants, 24CSR2 [H. B. 2274].

 

Pharmacy, WV Board of

Licensure and Practice of Pharmacy, 15CSR1 [H. B. 2275].

 

Pharmacy, WV Board of

Mail-Order and Non-Resident Pharmacies, 15CSR6 [H. B. 2276].

 

Pharmacy, WV Board of

Controlled Substances Monitoring Program, 15CSR8 [H. B. 2277].

 

Public Service Commission, W.Va.

Telephone Conduit Occupancy, 150CSR37 [H. B. 2278].

 

Racing Commission, W.Va.

Thoroughbred Racing, 178CSR1 [H. B. 2279].

 

Racing Commission, W.Va.

Pari-Mutuel Wagering, 178CSR5 [H. B. 2280].

 

Registered Professional Nurses, W.Va. Board of Examiners for

Requirements for Registration and Licensure and Conduct Constituting Professional Misconduct, 19CSR3 [H. B. 2281].

 

Registered Professional Nurses, W.Va. Board of Examiners for

Limited Prescriptive Authority for Nurses in Advanced Practice, 19CSR8 [H. B. 2282].

 

Risk and Insurance Management, W.Va. State Board of

Mine Subsidence Insurance, 115CSR1 [H. B. 2283].

 

Risk and Insurance Management, W.Va. State Board of

Patient Injury Compensation Fund, 115CSR7 [H. B. 2284].

 

Sanitarians, W.Va. State Board of

Practice of Public Health Sanitation, 20CSR4 [H. B. 2285].

 

Secretary of State

Voter Registration at the Division of Motor Vehicles, 153CSR3 [H. B. 2286].

 

Secretary of State

Voter Registration List Maintenance by the Secretary of State, 153CSR5 [H. B. 2287].

 

Social Work, W.Va. Board of

Continuing Education for Social Workers and Providers, 25CSR5 [H. B. 2288].

 

Speech‑Language Pathology and Audiology, WV Board of Examiners for

Licensure of Speech-Pathology and Audiology, 29CSR1 [H. B. 2289  ].

 

Treasurer’s Office, W.Va. State

Procedures for Deposit of Monies with the State Treasurer's Office by State Agencies, 112CSR4 [H. B. 2290  ].

 

Treasurer’s Office, W.Va. State

Selection of State Depositories for Disbursement Accounts through Competitive Bidding, 112CSR6 [H. B. 2291].

 

Treasurer’s Office, W.Va. State

Selection of State Depositories for Receipt Accounts, 112CSR7 [H. B. 2292].

 

Treasurer’s Office, W.Va. State

Procedures for Processing Payments from the State Treasury, 112CSR8 [H. B. 2293].

 

Treasurer’s Office, W.Va. State

Procedure for Fees in Collections by Charge, Credit or Debit Card or by Electronic Payment, 112CSR12 [H. B. 2294].

 

Treasurer’s Office, W.Va. State

Procedures for Providing Services to Political Subdivisions, 112CSR13 [H. B. 2295].

 

Veterinary Medicine, W.Va. Board of

Standards of Practice, 26CSR4 [H. B. 2296.]

 

The Committee submits the following legislative rules which were modified by the agency in accordance with the provisions of West Virginia Code, '29A-3-14, and which was approved by the Committee with the modifications and with the recommendation that the rule be authorized for adoption by the agency with amendments:

 

Auditor, W.Va. State

Standards for Requisitions for Payment Issued by State Officers on the Auditor, 155CSR1 [H. B. 2297].

 

Barbers and Cosmetologists, W.Va. Board of

Continuing Education, 3CSR11 [H. B. 2298].

 

The Committee submits the following legislative rule in accordance with the provisions of West Virginia Code, §29A-3-11, with the recommendation that the rule by rejected:

 

Barbers and Cosmetologists, W.Va. Board of

Waxing Specialist, 3CSR14 [H. B. 2299].

 

Petitions

            Delegates Hamilton, Lynch and Martin presented a petition requesting assistance in getting Mount Hope Water System Association a grant to fund an upgrade of the present waterline to include allowing the installation of fire hydrants along a new waterline; which was referred to the Committee on Finance.

Bills Introduced

On motions for leave, bills were introduced, read by their titles, and severally referred as follows:

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2218 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-9-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Commissioner of Agriculture to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Dangerous Wild Animals”; to the Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2219 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-9-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Commissioner of Agriculture to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Livestock Care Standards”; to the Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2220 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-9-1, of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Licensing Schools of Barbering, Cosmetology, Nail Technology and Aesthetics”; to the Committee on Government Organization then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2221 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-3-1, of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Department of Environmental Protection to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Alternative Emission Limitations During Startup, Shutdown and Maintenance Operations”; to the Committee on Energy then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2222 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-3-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Department of Environmental Protection to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Ambient Air Quality Standards”; to the Committee on Energy then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2223 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-3-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Department of Environmental Protection to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Permits for Construction, Modification, Relocation and Operation of Stationary Sources of Air Pollutants, Notification Requirements, Admin. Updates, Temporary Permits, General Permits, Permission to Commence Construction and Procedures for Evaluation”; to the Committee on Energy then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2224 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-3-1, of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Department of Environmental Protection to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Permits for Construction and Major Modification of Major Stationary Sources for the Prevention of Significant Deterioration of Air Quality”; to the Committee on Energy then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2225 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-3-1, of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Department of Environmental Protection to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Standards of Performance for New Stationary Sources”; to the Committee on Energy then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2226 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-3-1, of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Department of Environmental Protection to promulgate a legislative rule relating to the Control of Air Pollution from Hazardous Waste Treatment, Storage and Disposal Facilities”; to the Committee on Energy then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2227 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-3-1, of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Department of Environmental Protection to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants”; to the Committee on Energy then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2228 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-3-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Department of Environmental Protection to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Voluntary Remediation and Redevelopment”; to the Committee on Energy then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2229 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-3-1, of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Department of Environmental Protection to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Awarding of Matching Grants for Local Litter Control Programs”; to the Committee on Energy then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2230 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-7-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Insurance Commissioner to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Adoption of a Valuation Manual”; to the Committee on Banking and Insurance then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2231 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-10-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Division of Natural Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to the Point System for the Revocation of Hunting - Repeal”; to the Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2232 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-9-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Board of Physical Therapy to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Fees for Physical Therapist and Physical Therapist Assistant”; to the Committee on Government Organization then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2233 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-9-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Commissioner of Agriculture to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Animal Disease Control”; to the Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2234 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-9-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Commissioner of Agriculture to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Captive Cervid”; to the Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2235 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-9-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Board of Architects to promulgate a legislative rule relating to the Registration of Architects”; to the Committee on Government Organization then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2236 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-9-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Athletic Commission to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Administrative Rules of the West Virginia State Athletic Commission”; to the Committee on Government Organization then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2237 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-9-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Athletic Commission to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Regulation of Mixed Martial Arts”; to the Committee on Government Organization then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2238 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-9-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Auditor's Office to promulgate a legislative rule relating to the Procedure for Local Levying Bodies to Apply for Permission to Extend Time to Meet as Levying Body”; to the Committee on Political Subdivisions then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2239 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-9-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Qualifications, Training, Examination and Certification of Instructors in Barbering and Cosmetology”; to the Committee on Government Organization then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2240 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-9-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Operational Standards for Schools of Barbering, Cosmetology, Hair Styling, Nail Technology and Aesthetics”; to the Committee on Government Organization then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2241 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-9-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists to promulgate a legislative rule relating to the Operation of Barber, Beauty, Nail and Aesthetic Shops/Salons and Schools of Barbering and Beauty Culture”; to the Committee on Government Organization then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2242 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-9-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists to promulgate a legislative rule relating to a Schedule of Fees”; to the Committee on Government Organization then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2243 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-9-1, of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Barber Apprenticeships”; to the Committee on Government Organization then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2244 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-9-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Board of Examiners in Counseling to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Licensed Professional Counselor Fees”; to the Committee on Government Organization then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2245 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-9-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Board of Examiners in Counseling to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Licensed Professional Counselor License Renewal and Continuing Professional Education Requirements”; to the Committee on Government Organization then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2246 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-9-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Board of Examiners in Counseling to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Marriage and Family Therapist Fees”; to the Committee on Government Organization then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2247 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-9-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Board of Examiners in Counseling to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Marriage and Family Therapist License Renewal and Continuing Professional Education Requirements”; to the Committee on Government Organization then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2248 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-9-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Dangerous Wild Animal Board to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Dangerous Wild Animals”; to the Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2249 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-9-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the board of Dentistry to promulgate a legislative rule relating to the board”; to the Committee on Health and Human Resources then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2250 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-2-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Ethics Commission to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Private Gain”; to the Committee on Government Organization then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2251 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-6-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the State Fire Marshal to promulgate a legislative rule relating to the Regulation of Fireworks and Related Explosive Materials”; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2252 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-6-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Governor's Committee on Crime, Delinquency and Correction to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Law Enforcement Training and Certification Standards”; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2253 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-6-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Governor's Committee on Crime, Delinquency and Correction to promulgate a legislative rule relating to the William R. Laird IV - Second Chance Driver's License Program”; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2254 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-5-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Department of Health and Human Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Clinical Laboratory Technician and Technologist Licensure and Certification”; to the Committee on Health and Human Resources then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2255 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-5-1, of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Department of Health and Human Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Clandestine Drug Laboratory Remediation”; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2256 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-5-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Department of Health and Human Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Expedited Partner Therapy”; to the Committee on Health and Human Resources then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2257 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-5-1, of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Department of Health and Human Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Medication - Assisted Treatment - Opioid Treatment Programs”; to the Prevention and Treatment of Substance Abuse then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2258 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-5-1, of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Department of Health and Human Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Medication - Assisted Treatment - Office - Based Medication Assisted Treatment”; to the Prevention and Treatment of Substance Abuse then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2259 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-5-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Health Care Authority to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Exemption from Certificate of Need”; to the Committee on Health and Human Resources then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2260 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-5-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Health Care Authority to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Rural Health Systems Grant Program”; to the Committee on Health and Human Resources then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2261 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-5-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Health Care Authority to promulgate a legislative rule relating to the Hospital Assistance Grant Program”; to the Committee on Health and Human Resources then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2262 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-5-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Health Care Authority to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Certificate of Need”; to the Committee on Health and Human Resources then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2263 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-7-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Lottery Commission to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Limited Video Lottery”; to the Committee on Finance then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2264 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-9-1, of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Board of Medicine to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Licensing and Disciplinary Procedures: Physicians; Podiatrists”; to the Committee on Health and Human Resources then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2265 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-9-1, of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Board of Medicine to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Licensure, Disciplinary and Complaint Procedures, Continuing Education, Physician Assistants”; to the Committee on Health and Human Resources then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2266 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-9-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Board of Medicine to promulgate a legislative rule relating to the Dispensing of Legend Drugs by Practitioners”; to the Committee on Health and Human Resources then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2267 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-10-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Office of Miners' Health, Safety and Training to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Certification, Recertification and Training of EMT-Miners and the Certification of EMT-M Instructors”; to the Committee on Energy then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2268 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-10-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Division of Natural Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Revocation of Hunting and Fishing Licenses”; to the Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2269 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-10-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Division of Natural Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Special Waterfowl Hunting”; to the Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2270 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-10-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Division of Natural Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to the Commercial Sale of Wildlife”; to the Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2271 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-10-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Division of Natural Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Miscellaneous Permits and Licenses”; to the Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2272 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-9-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Board of Optometry to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Continuing Education”; to the Committee on Health and Human Resources then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2273 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-9-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Board of Osteopathic Medicine to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Licensing Procedures for Osteopathic Physicians”; to the Committee on Health and Human Resources then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2274 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-9-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Board of Osteopathic Medicine to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Osteopathic Physician Assistants”; to the Committee on Health and Human Resources then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2275 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-9-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Board of Pharmacy to promulgate a legislative rule relating to the Licensure and Practice of Pharmacy”; to the Committee on Health and Human Resources then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2276 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-9-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Board of Pharmacy to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Mail-Order and Non-Resident Pharmacies”; to the Committee on Health and Human Resources then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2277 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-9-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Board of Pharmacy to promulgate a legislative rule, relating to a Controlled Substances Monitoring Program”; to the Prevention and Treatment of Substance Abuse then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2278 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-9-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Public Service Commission to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Telephone Conduit Occupancy”; to the Committee on Government Organization then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2279 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-7-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Racing Commission to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Thoroughbred Racing”; to the Committee on Finance then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2280 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-7-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Racing Commission to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Pari-Mutuel Wagering”; to the Committee on Finance then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2281 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-9-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Requirements for Registration and Licensure and Conduct Constituting Professional Misconduct”; to the Committee on Health and Human Resources then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2282 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-9-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Limited Prescriptive Authority for Nurses in Advanced Practice”; to the Committee on Health and Human Resources then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2283 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-2-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Board of Risk and Insurance Management to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Mine Subsidence Insurance”; to the Committee on Banking and Insurance then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2284 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-2-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Board of Risk and Insurance Management to promulgate a legislative rule relating to the Patient Injury Compensation Fund”; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2285 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-9-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the State Board of Sanitarians to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Practice of Public Health Sanitation”; to the Committee on Government Organization then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2286 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-9-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Secretary of State to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Voter Registration at the Division of Motor Vehicles”; to the Committee on Government Organization then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2287 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-9-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Secretary of State to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Voter Registration List Maintenance by the Secretary of State”; to the Committee on Government Organization then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2288 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-9-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Board of Social Work Examiners to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Continuing Education for Social Workers and Providers”; to the Committee on Government Organization then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2289 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-9-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Licensure of Speech-Pathology and Audiology”; to the Committee on Government Organization then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2290 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-9-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Treasurer's Office to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Procedures for Deposit of Moneys with the State Treasurer's Office by State Agencies”; to the Committee on Finance then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2291 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-9-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Treasurer's Office to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Selection of State Depositories for Disbursement Accounts Through Competitive Bidding”; to the Committee on Finance then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2292 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-9-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Treasurer's Office to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Selection of State Depositories for Receipt Accounts”; to the Committee on Finance then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2293 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-9-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Treasurer's Office to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Procedures for Processing Payments from the State Treasury”; to the Committee on Finance then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2294 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-9-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Treasurer's Office to promulgate a legislative rule relating to the Procedure for Fees in Collections by Charge, Credit or Debit Card or by Electronic Payment”; to the Committee on Finance then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2295 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-9-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Treasurer's Office to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Procedures for Providing Services to Political Subdivisions”; to the Committee on Finance then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2296 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-9-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Board of Veterinary Medicine to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Standards of Practice”; to the Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2297 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-9-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Auditor's Office to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Standards for Requisitions for Payment Issued by State Officers on the Auditor”; to the Committee on Finance then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2298 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-9-1, of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Continuing Education”; to the Committee on Government Organization then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2299 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §64-9-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Waxing Specialists”; to the Committee on Government Organization then the Judiciary.

            By Delegates Kelly, Ellington, Summers, Criss, Wagner, Ward and Atkinson:

H. B. 2300 - “A Bill to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new section, designated §33-15-4o; to amend said code by adding thereto a new section, designated §33-16-3aa; to amend said code by adding thereto a new section, designated §33-24-7p; to amend said code by adding thereto a new section, designated §33-25-8m; and to amend said code by adding thereto a new section, designated §33-25A-8o, all relating to regulating step therapy protocols in health benefit plans which provide prescription drug benefits; providing for an exception from the protocols; setting out criteria for the exception; providing for an effective date; and setting out exclusions”; to the Committee on Health and Human Resources.

            By Delegates Ellington and Summers:

H. B. 2301 - “A Bill to repeal §16-2J-1, §16-2J-2, §16-2J-3, §16-2J-4, §16-2J-5, §16-2J-6. §16-2J-7, §16-2J-8 and §16-2J-9 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended; and to amend said code  by adding thereto a new article, designated §30-3F-1, §30-3F-2, §30-3F-3, §30-3F-4 and §30-3F-5, all relating to direct primary care; defining terms; permitting individuals to enter into agreements, for direct primary care with an individual or other legal entity authorized to provide primary care services, outside of an insurance plan or outside of the Medicaid or Medicare program and pay for the care outside of insurance plans and the Medicaid or Medicare program; providing that insurance benefits are not forfeited by certain purchases; providing that certain products are not the offer of insurance; providing that direct primary care membership agreement is not considered insurance;  providing that a direct primary care provider is not required to obtain certain credentials; prohibiting the billing of third party providers for direct primary care services; stating certain requirements for direct primary care membership agreement; providing rule-making authority by the West Virginia Board of Medicine; the West Virginia Board of Osteopathic Medicine and the West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses to effectuate the provisions of this new article; and authorizing civil penalties in the form of sanctions by the respective boards for violations that constitute unprofessional conduct”; to the Committee on Health and Human Resources then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sponaugle:

H. B. 2302 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §6B-3-2 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to 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 Committee on the Judiciary.

            By Delegates Phillips, Westfall, Folk and Sobonya:

H. B. 2303 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §22-15A-4 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to increasing criminal penalties for littering”; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

            By Delegates Fast and Overington:

H. B. 2304 - “A Bill amend and reenact §11-14-2 and §11-14-11 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, all relating to gasoline and fuel excise tax; requiring a refund of gasoline or fuel excise tax when fuel is consumed by a commercial vehicle while that vehicle is not operated upon the highways of this state”; to the Committee on Roads and Transportation then Finance.

            By Delegates Hamrick, Westfall and Statler:

H. B. 2305 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §17B-2-12 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to the issuance, expiration and renewal of driver’s license; providing that the license of any person who is working on behalf of West Virginia or the United States out of the United States does not expire until six months after that person returns to West Virginia; and providing that the driver’s license of family members of persons in the Armed Forces of the United States do not expire until six months after separation from the service by the military member”; to the Committee on Roads and Transportation then the Judiciary.

            By Delegates Folk and McGeehan:

H. B. 2306 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §17C-5-4 and §17C-5-7 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended; to amend and reenact §17C-5A-1a, §17C-5A-2, §17C-5A-2a, §17C-5A-3 and §17C-5A-3a of said code; and to amend said code by adding thereto a new section, designated §17C-5C-6, all relating to the procedures for driver’s license suspension and revocation in criminal proceedings for driving under the influence of alcohol, controlled substances or drugs (D.U.I.); eliminating requirements that the Commissioner of the Division of Motor Vehicles automatically suspend an individual’s driver’s license after receipt of a statement from arresting officers that an individual refused a breath or blood test; requiring that an individual arrested for D.U.I. be given a written statement informing the individual of the legal consequences of taking or refusing to take a preliminary breath test and informing the individual of the right to receive a secondary blood test; requiring that, following an individual’s refusal to take a preliminary breath test, an arresting officer execute a signed statement that the officer administered all required warnings; eliminating all statutory provisions authorizing or requiring the Commissioner of the Division of Motor Vehicles to take administrative action upon an individual’s driver’s license on the basis of D.U.I. in the absence of a conviction or a court-ordered suspension or revocation; eliminating all statutory provisions authorizing or requiring the commissioner to require an individual to complete the Motor Vehicle Test and Lock program or other safety programs; completely eliminating the Division of Motor Vehicle’s administrative hearing process for suspending and revoking driver’s licenses based on a D.U.I.; creating a process by which an individual may notify the commissioner if his or her driver’s license has been incorrectly suspended or revoked based on mistaken identity of the defendant in a transcript of judgment or conviction; requiring the commissioner to take corrective action if a driver’s license is incorrectly suspended or revoked based on mistaken identity; completely transferring jurisdiction for suspension or revocation of a driver’s license based on D.U.I. to the court with jurisdiction over the criminal proceedings; requiring a court to suspend a defendant’s driver’s license until acquittal or judgment if the defendant submitted to an alcohol concentration test that revealed a certain level of impairment, committed certain prior offenses, was involved in an accident causing death or bodily injury, or refused to submit to a secondary chemical test; allowing a court to suspend a defendant’s license until acquittal or judgment upon a finding that the defendant would otherwise pose a risk of harm to others during the pendency of criminal proceedings; establishing the right to request and receive judicial review of driver’s license suspension orders pending criminal proceedings; establishing the scope of review for judicial review of driver’s license suspension orders; requiring a defendant to surrender his or her driver’s license upon suspension by the court; requiring the clerk of a court to transmit a copy of an order suspending or revoking a driver’s license; establishing procedures and a timeline for the Division of Motor Vehicles to transfer jurisdiction of driver’s license suspension and revocation to the courts; and eliminating all statutory provisions authorizing or requiring the commissioner to prescribe the terms and conditions of driver’s license reissuance following D.U.I”; to the Committee on Roads and Transportation then the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Sobonya:

H. B. 2307 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §8-1-5a of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to terminating the Municipal Home Rule Pilot Program and Municipal Home Rule Board; allowing municipalities throughout the state an opportunity to enact any ordinance, act, resolution, rule or regulation resulting from the Municipal Home Rule Pilot Program”; to the Committee on Government Organization then the Judiciary.

            By Delegates Shott, Cooper and Ambler:

H. B. 2308 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §17-16A-29 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to the West Virginia Parkways, Economic Development and Tourism Authority and requiring the Parkways Authority to provide free daily toll passes for veterans traveling to the Veterans Administration Hospital for treatment”; to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs and Homeland Security then Finance.

            By Delegates McGeehan, Folk and Kelly:

H. B. 2309 - “A Bill to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new section, designated §18-1-5, relating to school curricular standards and assessments; discontinuing the use of common core standards and assessments in the state”; to the Committee on Education.

            By Delegates Folk and Hamrick:

H. B. 2310 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §8-29-6 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to requiring regional airport authority board members to include persons of area expertise”; to the Committee on Government Organization then the Judiciary.

            By Delegates Folk and Frich:

H. B. 2311 - “A Bill to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new article, designated §5-30-1, §5-30-2, §5-30-3, §5-30-4 and §5-30-5, all relating to providing that all future federal and local statutes, ordinances, laws, orders, rules, and any other actions which attempt to restrict, tax, or regulate the possession, use, discharge in lawful self-defense, transportation, purchase, acquisition, sale, transfer, ownership, carrying, manufacture, or repair of firearms, firearm accessories, ammunition and their accouterments are invalid and unenforceable; making it a felony to attempt to enforce a federal or local statute, ordinance, law, order, rule, or any other action which attempts to restrict, tax, or regulate possession, use, discharge in lawful self-defense, transportation, purchase, acquisition, sale, transfer, ownership, carrying, manufacture, or repair of firearms, firearm accessories, ammunition or their accouterments; prohibiting such laws, orders, rules, policies and other actions by executive departments and state agencies, and providing a felony for violation; providing definitions; making findings; providing penalties; requiring the Attorney General to defend citizens of West Virginia who are prosecuted by the United States government for violation of a federal law relating to the possession, use, discharge in lawful self-defense, transportation, purchase, acquisition, sale, transfer, ownership, carrying, manufacture, or repair of a firearm, a firearm accessory or ammunition; providing exemptions; providing for retroactivity; and providing that ex post facto laws are not created”; to the Committee on the Judiciary then Finance.

            By Delegates Hamrick and Statler:

H. B. 2312 - “A Bill to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new section, designated §3-1-52, relating to appointment of, conduct of and training of poll watchers; and imposing duties on Secretary of State and county clerks with regard to poll watchers”; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

            By Delegate Byrd:

H. B. 2313 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §18-2-39 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to the administration of the statewide summative assessment, and providing that the assessment only be administered in grades three through eight and once at the high school level”; to the Committee on Education.

            By Delegate Sponaugle:

H. B. 2314 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §51-2A-6 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to removing the compensation caps entirely for secretary-clerks and case coordinators in the family court system and allowing the Administrative Director of the Supreme Court of Appeals to set the salary of those employees”; to the Committee on the Judiciary then Finance.

            By Delegate Pushkin:

H. B. 2315 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §5-26-1 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended; and to amend said code by adding thereto a new section, designated §5-26-10, all relating to the Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affairs; requiring the office to conduct hearings to report to the Select Committee on Minority Issues and creating the West Side Revive Pilot Program for community development”; to the Committee on Government Organization then Finance.

            By Delegate Caputo:

H. B. 2316 - “A Bill to amend and reenact §15-2-3 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to requiring the Superintendent of the State Police to develop a plan to increase the number of troopers to a minimum of eight hundred by July 1, 2018”; to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs and Homeland Security then Finance.

            By Delegates Eldridge and Hicks:

H. B. 2317 - “A Bill to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, adding thereto a new section, designated §29-22-31, relating to the establishment of the Retired Teachers Benefit Game; and the establishment of the State Teachers Retirement Lottery Fund”; to the Committee on Pensions and Retirement then Finance.

At 11:25 a.m., the House of Delegates adjourned until 11:00 a.m., Friday, February 10, 2017.