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Day 08 (02-17-2009)
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hab02-19-09
HOUSE ABSTRACT


2009 REGULAR SESSION


CONTAINING


Active House Bills as of February 19, 2009

AND

BILLS INTRODUCED AND REFERRED


*Denotes Committee Substitutes


ACTIVE HOUSE BILLS



2152.
By Del. Brown, Poling, D., Talbott, Miley, Overington and Sobonya - Agriculture, Schedule of Charges for Inspection Services - Introduced 02/12/09 - To Agriculture then Judiciary - To House Judiciary 02/19/09


2168.
By Del. Brown, Poling, D., Talbott, Miley, Overington and Sobonya - Labor, Packaging and Labeling - Introduced 02/12/09 - To Energy, Industry and Labor, Economic Development and Small Business then Judiciary - To House Judiciary 02/19/09


2169.
By Del. Brown, Poling, D., Talbott, Miley, Overington and Sobonya - Labor, Method of Sale of Commodities - Introduced 02/12/09 - To Energy, Industry and Labor, Economic Development and Small Business then Judiciary - To House Judiciary 02/19/09


2170.
By Del. Brown, Poling, D., Talbott, Miley, Overington and Sobonya - Labor, Manufactured Housing Construction and Safety Standards Board - Introduced 02/12/09 - To Energy, Industry and Labor, Economic Development and Small Business then Judiciary - To House Judiciary 02/19/09


2171.
By Del. Brown, Poling, D., Talbott, Miley, Overington and Sobonya - Labor, Weights and Measures Calibration Fees - Introduced 02/12/09 - To Energy, Industry and Labor, Economic Development and Small Business then Judiciary - To House Judiciary 02/19/09


2172.
By Del. Brown, Poling, D., Talbott, Miley, Overington and Sobonya - Natural Resources, Boating Rules - Introduced 02/12/09 - To Natural Resources then Judiciary - To House Judiciary 02/19/09


2173.
By Del. Brown, Poling, D., Talbott, Miley, Overington and Sobonya - Natural Resources, Deer Hunting Rules - Introduced 02/12/09 - To Natural Resources then Judiciary - To House Judiciary 02/19/09


2174.
By Del. Brown, Poling, D., Talbott, Miley, Overington and Sobonya - Natural Resources, Lifetime Hunting, Trapping and Fishing Licenses - Introduced 02/12/09 - To Natural Resources then Judiciary - To House Judiciary 02/19/09


2183.
By Del. Brown, Poling, D., Talbott, Miley, Overington and Sobonya - Agriculture, Animal Disease Control - Introduced 02/12/09 - To Agriculture then Judiciary - To House Judiciary 02/19/09


2184.
By Del. Brown, Poling, D., Talbott, Miley, Overington and Sobonya - Agriculture, Disposal of Dead Poultry - Introduced 02/12/09 - To Agriculture then Judiciary - To House Judiciary 02/19/09


2185.
By Del. Brown, Poling, D., Talbott, Miley, Overington and Sobonya - Agriculture, Commercial Feed - Introduced 02/12/09 - To Agriculture then Judiciary - To House Judiciary 02/19/09


2191.
By Del. Brown, Poling, D., Talbott, Miley, Overington and Sobonya - Dental Examiners, Rules for the Board - Introduced 02/12/09 - To Health and Human Resources then Judiciary - To House Judiciary 02/19/09


2209.
By Del. Brown, Poling, D., Talbott, Miley, Overington and Sobonya - Insurance Commission, Continuing Education for Individual Insurance Producers - Introduced 02/12/09 - To Banking and Insurance then Judiciary - To House Judiciary 02/19/09


2210.
By Del. Brown, Poling, D., Talbott, Miley, Overington and Sobonya - Insurance Commission, Preneed Life Insurance Minimum Standards - Introduced 02/12/09 - To Banking and Insurance then Judiciary - To House Judiciary 02/19/09


2211.
By Del. Brown, Poling, D., Talbott, Miley, Overington and Sobonya - Labor, Standards for Weights and Measures Inspectors - Introduced 02/12/09 - To Energy, Industry and Labor, Economic Development and Small Business then Judiciary - To House Judiciary 02/19/09


2212.
By Del. Brown, Poling, D., Talbott, Miley, Overington and Sobonya - Labor, Amusement Rides and Attractions Safety Act - Introduced 02/12/09 - To Energy, Industry and Labor, Economic Development and Small Business then Judiciary - To House Judiciary 02/19/09


2213.
By Del. Brown, Poling, D., Talbott, Miley, Overington and Sobonya - Labor, Elevator Safety Act - Introduced 02/12/09 - To Energy, Industry and Labor, Economic Development and Small Business then Judiciary - To House Energy, Industry and Labor, Economic Development and Small Business 02/12/09 - To House Judiciary 02/19/09


2217.
By Del. Brown, Poling, D., Talbott, Miley, Overington and Sobonya - Motor Vehicles, Denial, Suspension, Revocation, Restriction or Nonrenewal of Driving Privileges - Introduced 02/12/09 - To Roads and Transportation then Judiciary - To House Judiciary 02/19/09


2225.
By Del. Brown, Poling, D., Talbott, Miley, Overington and Sobonya - Rehabilitation Services, Low Vision Driver Training Program - Introduced 02/12/09 - To Roads and Transportation then Judiciary - To House Judiciary 02/19/09


2227.
By Del. Brown, Poling, D., Talbott, Miley, Overington and Sobonya - Secretary of State, Administration of the Address Confidentiality Program - Introduced 02/12/09 - To Political Subdivisions then Judiciary - To House Judiciary 02/19/09


*2305.
By Del. Webster, Wells, Ferro, Miley, Frazier, Schoen, Lane, Wooton, Hunt and Barker - Revising appointment and compensation provisions of the Supreme Court Clerk and his or her staff - Introduced 02/12/09 - To Judiciary - Passed House 02/18/09 - To Senate 02/19/09 - To Judiciary then Finance


*2306.
By Del. Webster, Michael, Mahan and Kominar - Relating to impersonation of a public official or employee - Introduced 02/12/09 - To Judiciary - Passed House 02/18/09 - To Senate 02/19/09 - To Judiciary


*2309.
By Del. Morgan, Martin, Argento, Beach, Eldridge, Andes and Miller, C. - Updating the law governing the practice of occupational therapy - Introduced 02/12/09 - To Government Organization then Judiciary - 2nd reference dispensed - On 2nd reading, House Calendar 02/20/09


*2419.
By Del. Perry, Boggs, Morgan, Ellem and Webster - Providing inmates a reduction in sentence for completion of education and rehabilitation programs - Introduced 02/16/09 - To Judiciary - (Original same as SB 254) - On 2nd reading, House Calendar 02/20/09


2504.
By Del. Williams, Boggs, Argento, Poling, D., Pethtel, Marshall, Butcher, Ennis, Rowan and Manypenny - Establishing the Silver Alert Plan, an alert system for missing cognitively impaired persons - Introduced 02/17/09 - To Senior Citizen Issues then Judiciary - To House Judiciary 02/19/09



BILLS INTRODUCED AND REFERRED

February 19, 2009


2655.
By Del. Rodighiero and Reynolds - Providing crime watch members coverage under the West Virginia Public Employees Insurance health coverage plan - Introduced 02/19/09 - To Banking and Insurance then Finance


2656.
By Del. Shook - Relating to appraisement of estates of deceased persons - Introduced 02/19/09 - To Judiciary


2657.
By Del. Shaver, Mahan, Varner, Pethtel, Argento, Perry, Martin, Williams and Talbott - Requiring write-in candidates for public office to pay a filing fee - Introduced 02/19/09 - To Judiciary then Finance


2658.
By Del. Boggs, Butcher, Manypenny, Martin, Poling, D., Rowan, Skaff and Swartzmiller - Requiring state offices, agencies, boards and commissions to submit annual reports electronically - Introduced 02/19/09 - To Government Organization


2659.
By Del. Shaver, Mahan, Varner, Perry, Martin and Argento - Broadcast Employees Freedom to Work Act - Introduced 02/19/09 - To Energy, Industry and Labor, Economic Development and Small Business then Judiciary


2660.
By Del. Perry, Shook, Moore and Reynolds - Expanding the definition of limited health care service - Introduced 02/19/09 - To Banking and Insurance then Health and Human Resources


2661.
By Del. Pethtel, Williams, Ennis, Perry, Kominar, Evans, Azinger, Stephens and Varner - Including roads that serve more than one family in the state road system - Introduced 02/19/09 - To Roads and Transportation then Finance


2662.
By Del. Reynolds - Requiring election officials, poll clerks and poll workers to vote in the precincts where they are registered to vote - Introduced 02/19/09 - To Judiciary


2663.
By Del. Shook - Expanding the power of municipal parking authority officers - Introduced 02/19/09 - To Political Subdivisions then Judiciary


2664.
By Del. Shook - Reducing recidivism of offenders convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol - Introduced 02/19/09 - To Judiciary


2665.
By Del. Eldridge - Authorizing mixed martial arts competitions - Introduced 02/19/09 - To Government Organization then Judiciary


2666.
By Del. Eldridge - Changing some processes and orders when determining child custody disputes - Introduced 02/19/09 - To Judiciary


2667.
By Del. Butcher, Eldridge, Stowers, Barker and Walker - Permitting motor vehicle dealers to sell certain motor vehicles on an "as is" basis without a warranty - Introduced 02/19/09 - To Roads and Transportation then Judiciary


2668.
By Del. Butcher, Eldridge, Stowers, Barker, Argento and Moore - Establishing a lottery scratch-off game for the benefit of West Virginia firefighters - Introduced 02/19/09 - To Judiciary then Finance


2669.
By Del. Butcher, Barker, Stowers, Walker, Eldridge, Rodighiero, Louisos, Argento and Moore - Providing an exemption from gross income for certain members of volunteer fire departments - Introduced 02/19/09 - To Finance


2670.
By Del. Rodighiero, Eldridge, Reynolds, Stephens, Wells, Guthrie and Hatfield - Giving all school personnel, including teachers and service personnel and retired teachers a raise - Introduced 02/19/09 - To Education then Finance


2671.
By Del. Hamilton, Argento, Canterbury, Azinger and Evans - Establishing criminal penalties of not less than two years nor more than ten years for the manufacture, delivery or possession of methamphetamine precursors - Introduced 02/19/09 - To Judiciary


2672.
By Del. Hamilton and Canterbury - Expanding the powers of the magistrate to prosecute for worthless checks beyond the strict limitations of NSF - Introduced 02/19/09 - To Banking and Insurance then Judiciary


2673.
By Del. Reynolds, Stephens, Morgan, Rodighiero, Miley, Eldridge, Boggs and Perdue - Relating to leaving children unattended or supervised in motor vehicles - Introduced 02/19/09 - To Roads and Transportation then Judiciary


2674.
By Del. Reynolds, Rodighiero and Stephens - Allowing the Supreme Court of Appeals to establish a uniform bail schedule - Introduced 02/19/09 - To Government Organization then Judiciary


2675.
By Del. Sobonya, Rowan and Reynolds - Sexually Oriented Businesses Regulation Act - Introduced 02/19/09 - To Judiciary


2676.
By Del. Sobonya, Sumner, Rowan, Miller, C., Lane and Miller, J. - Prohibiting elected or appointed officials from using public funds to purchase, distribute or disseminate certain items and publications - Introduced 02/19/09 - To Judiciary


2677.
By Del. Doyle and Tabb - Increasing the number of magistrates in Jefferson County by one - Introduced 02/19/09 - To Judiciary then Finance


2678.
By Del. Fleischauer, Guthrie, Doyle, Moore, Brown, Hatfield and Varner - Providing for payment of unemployment compensation when a person misses work due to domestic violence - Introduced 02/19/09 - To Judiciary then Finance


2679.
By Del. Carmichael, Walters and Schoen - Providing a tax credit to medical providers in an amount equal to their investment in electronic medical record technology - Introduced 02/19/09 - To Health and Human Resources then Finance


2680.
By Del. Beach and Canterbury - Relating to increasing the environmental protection advisory council membership to nine members - Introduced 02/19/09 - To Government Organization


2681.
By Del. Carmichael, Ellem, Doyle, Canterbury and Blair - Eliminating the food tax, increasing the tax on nonintoxicating beer, increasing the cigarette tax, increasing the noncigarette tobacco products tax..etc... - Introduced 02/19/09 - To Finance


2682.
By Mr. Speaker (Mr. Thompson) and Del. Armstead [By Request of the Executive] - Alternative and Renewable Energy Portfolio Act - Introduced 02/19/09 - To Energy, Industry and Labor, Economic Development and Small Business then Finance


2683.
By Del. Boggs, Campbell, Craig, Swartzmiller and Walters - Increasing the amount allocated from the wireless enhanced 911 fee to be deposited into the enhanced 911 wireless tower access assistance fund - Introduced 02/19/09 - To Government Organization then Finance


2684.
By Del. Moore, Webster, Brown, Overington and Schadler - West Virginia Drug Offender Accountability and Treatment Act - Introduced 02/19/09 - To Judiciary then Finance


2685.
By Del. Blair, Guthrie and Walters - Amending the Uniform Principal and Income Act - Introduced 02/19/09 - To Judiciary then Finance


2686.
By Del. Walker, Poling, D., Caputo, Boggs, Klempa, Ferro, Butcher, Stephens and Hutchins - Requiring twenty consecutive minutes for meal breaks and fifteen minute rest periods for employees during each four hours of work - Introduced 02/19/09 - To Energy, Industry and Labor, Economic Development and Small Business then Judiciary


2687.
By Del. Boggs, Campbell, Craig, Swartzmiller and Walters - Relating to infrastructure projects funded by the West Virginia Infrastructure Fund - Introduced 02/19/09 - To Energy, Industry and Labor, Economic Development and Small Business then Finance



ALL HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTIONS OFFERED


1.
By Del. Ennis, Hamilton, Romine, Azinger and White - Increase of Terms of Members of the Legislature Amendment - Introduced 02/11/09 - To Constitutional Revision then Judiciary


2.
By Del. Doyle - Veto Session Amendment - Introduced 02/11/09 - To Constitutional Revision then Judiciary - (Original same as SJR2)


3.
By Del. Longstreth - Homestead Exemption Increase Amendment - Introduced 02/11/09 - To Constitutional Revision then Judiciary - (Original similar to SJR 8, SJR 9 and SJR4)


4.
By Del. Blair, Miller, J., Duke, Border, Canterbury, Ellem, Azinger, Evans, Romine, Anderson and Rowan - Property Tax Assessment Homestead Limitation Amendment - Introduced 02/11/09 - To Constitutional Revision then Finance


5.
By Del. Michael, Moye, Boggs, Overington, Armstead and Sumner - The Marriage Protection Amendment - Introduced 02/11/09 - To Constitutional Revision then Judiciary - (Original same as SJR7)


6.
By Del. Carmichael - Dedication of Funding to Natural Resources Amendment - Introduced 02/11/09 - To Constitutional Revision then Finance - (Original same as SJR5)


7.
By Del. Armstead, Rowan, Overington and Azinger - Warrantless Searches of Homes by Electronic Surveillance Home Searched Amendment - Introduced 02/16/09 - To Constitutional Revision then Finance


8.
By Del. Caputo, Manchin and Longstreth - Homestead Exemption Increase Amendment - Introduced 02/16/09 - To Constitutional Revision then Judiciary - (Original similar to SJR 4, SJR 8 and SJR 9)


9.
By Del. Carmichael - Term Limitations Amendment - Introduced 02/16/09 - To Constitutional Revision then Judiciary


10.
By Del. Sumner and Sobonya - Clarifying that nothing in the Constitution secures or protects a right to abortion or requires the funding of an abortion - Introduced 02/17/09 - To Constitutional Revision then Judiciary


11.
By Del. Doyle, Rodighiero, Eldridge and Moye - Legislator Replacement Amendment - Introduced 02/17/09 - To Constitutional Revision then Judiciary


12.
By Del. Armstead, Andes, Duke, Ireland, Miller, C., Miller, J., Porter, Romine, Rowan and Sumner - Homestead Exemption Increase Amendment - Introduced 02/17/09 - To Constitutional Revision then Finance


13.
By Del. Doyle, Perdue, White, Michael, Blair and Boggs - Budget Committee to Introduced the Budget Bill Amendment - Introduced 02/17/09 - To Constitutional Revision then Finance


14.
By Del. Rodighiero, Eldridge and Reynolds - Homestead Exemption Increase Amendment - Introduced 02/18/09 - To Constitutional Revision then Finance


15.
By Del. Miller, J., Overington, Lane, Sobonya, Blair, Porter, Schadler and Andes - Taxpayer's Bill of Rights Amendment - Introduced 02/18/09 - To Constitutional Revision then Finance



ALL HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS OFFERED


1.
By Mr. Speaker (Mr. Thompson) - Raising a Joint Assembly to open and publish election returns - Introduced 01/14/09 - Reference dispensed - Adopted by House 01/14/09 - To Senate 01/14/09 - Committee reference dispensed - Adopted by Senate 01/14/09


2.
By Mr. Speaker (Mr. Thompson) - Providing for an adjournment of the Legislature until February 11, 2009 - Introduced 01/14/09 - Reference dispensed - Adopted by House 01/14/09 - To Senate 01/14/09 - Committee reference dispensed - Adopted by Senate 01/14/09


3.
By Mr. Speaker (Mr. Thompson) - Extending an invitation to His Excellency, the Governor, to deliver an address to the Legislature and raising a Joint Assembly therefor - Introduced 02/11/09 - Reference dispensed - Adopted by House 02/11/09 - To Senate 02/11/09 - Committee reference dispensed - Adopted by Senate 02/11/09


4.
By Del. White and Kominar - CBM Howard W. Bannister Memorial Bridge - Introduced 02/17/09 - To Rules


5.
By Del. Mahan, Fleischauer, Brown, Eldridge, Ennis, Ashley, Rowan and Schadler - Requesting the Joint Committee on Government and Finance to study the safety issues of those who provide home visits to families in West Virginia - Introduced 02/17/09 - To Rules


6.
By Del. Mahan, Fleischauer, Brown, Eldridge, Ennis, Ashley, Rowan and Schadler - Requesting the Joint Committee on Government and Finance reconstitute Select Committee A on Children, Juveniles and Other Matters - Introduced 02/17/09 - To Rules


7.
By Del. Fleischauer, Iaquinta, Longstreth, Stephens and Azinger - Requesting the Joint Committee on Government and Finance to continue studying the needs, challenges and issues facing veterans - Introduced 02/19/09 - To Rules


8.
By Del. Fleischauer, Iaquinta, Longstreth, Stephens and Azinger - Requesting that public and private colleges and university submit plans to the Joint Committee on Government and Finance on how their campuses can be made more military or veteran friendly - Introduced 02/19/09 - To Rules



ALL HOUSE RESOLUTIONS OFFERED


1.
By Mr. Speaker (Mr. Thompson) - Adopting Rules of the House of Delegates - Introduced 01/14/09 - Reference dispensed - Adopted by House 01/14/09


2.
By Mr. Speaker (Mr. Thompson) - Authorizing the publication of a Legislative Manual and providing for the mailing lists for House Journals - Introduced 01/14/09 - Reference dispensed - Adopted by House 01/14/09


3.
By Mr. Speaker (Mr. Thompson) - Authorizing the printing and distribution of Acts of the Legislature and Journals of the House - Introduced 01/14/09 - Reference dispensed - Adopted by House 01/14/09


4.
By Mr. Speaker (Mr. Thompson) - Authorizing the Committee on Rules to arrange a Special Calendar - Introduced 01/14/09 - Reference dispensed - Adopted by House 01/14/09


5.
By Mr. Speaker (Mr. Thompson) - Authorizing the appointment of employees for this, the First Regular Session of the Seventy-Ninth Legislature, two thousand nine - Introduced 01/14/09 - Reference dispensed - Adopted by House 01/14/09


6.
By Del. Poling, M. and Paxton - Recognizing the West Virginia Civics Literacy Council and Civic Literacy Day - Introduced 02/12/09 - Reference dispensed - Adopted by House 02/12/09


7.
By Del. Schadler, Evans and Rowan - Recognizing the considerable contributions of Nancy Hanks, mother of Abraham Lincoln and native of West Virginia - Introduced 02/12/09 - Reference dispensed - Adopted by House 02/12/09


8.
By Mr. Speaker (Mr. Thompson) - Creating a Select Committee on Federal Stimulus Utilization - Introduced 02/13/09 - To Rules - To House Rules 02/13/09 - Adopted by House 02/17/09


9.
By Del. Iaquinta, Longstreth, Swartzmiller, Moye, Boggs, Azinger, Porter, Ireland and Ashley - Encouraging West Virginia educators to participate in future "Take a Veteran to School" initiatives - Introduced 02/16/09 - Reference dispensed - Adopted by House 02/16/09


10.
By Mr. Speaker (Mr. Thompson), Del. Morgan, Craig, Miller, C., Reynolds, Sobonya, Stephens and Perdue - Designating February 18, 2009, as "Marshall University Day" - Introduced 02/18/09 - Reference dispensed - Adopted by House 02/18/09



HOUSE BILLS PASSED HOUSE AND COMMUNICATED TO SENATE


*2305.
By Del. Webster, Wells, Ferro, Miley, Frazier, Schoen, Lane, Wooton, Hunt and Barker - Revising appointment and compensation provisions of the Supreme Court Clerk and his or her staff - Introduced 02/12/09 - To Judiciary - Passed House 02/18/09 - To Senate 02/19/09 - To Judiciary then Finance


*2306.
By Del. Webster, Michael, Mahan and Kominar - Relating to impersonation of a public official or employee - Introduced 02/12/09 - To Judiciary - Passed House 02/18/09 - To Senate 02/19/09 - To Judiciary



HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS ADOPTED BY BOTH HOUSES


1.
By Mr. Speaker (Mr. Thompson) - Raising a Joint Assembly to open and publish election returns - Adopted 01/14/09


2.
By Mr. Speaker (Mr. Thompson) - Providing for an adjournment of the Legislature until February 11, 2009 - Adopted 01/14/09


3.
By Mr. Speaker (Mr. Thompson) - Extending an invitation to His Excellency, the Governor, to deliver an address to the Legislature and raising a Joint Assembly therefor - Adopted 02/11/09


SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS ADOPTED BY BOTH HOUSES


1.
By Sen. Tomblin (Mr. President), Chafin and Caruth - Adopting joint rules of Senate and House of Delegates - Adopted 01/14/09


2.
By Sen. Tomblin (Mr. President), Helmick and Caruth - Relating to payment of supplies, services, printing and other expenses - Adopted 01/14/09


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