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Day 08 (02-17-2009)
Day 08 (02-18-2009)
Day 09 (02-19-2009)
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Day 13 (02-23-2009)
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hab02-20-10
HOUSE ABSTRACT


2009 REGULAR SESSION


CONTAINING


Active House Bills as of February 20, 2009

AND

BILLS INTRODUCED AND REFERRED


*Denotes Committee Substitutes


ACTIVE HOUSE BILLS



2069.
By Del. Iaquinta, Anderson, Poling, M., Crosier, Fragale, Miley and Duke - Increasing the faculty senate allotment for classroom teachers and librarians - Introduced 02/11/09 - To Education then Finance - 2nd reference dispensed - On 1st reading, House Calendar 02/23/09


*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 3rd reading, House Calendar 02/23/09


*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 3rd reading, House Calendar 02/23/09


*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 - On 1st reading, House Calendar 02/23/09



BILLS INTRODUCED AND REFERRED

February 20, 2009


2688.
By Del. Barker, Eldridge, Fleischauer, Guthrie, Mahan, Moore, Moye, Perry, Rodighiero, Shaver and Staggers - Prohibiting magistrates from imposing multiple court cost fees for the same matter - Introduced 02/20/09 - To Judiciary then Finance


2689.
By Del. Caputo, Poling, D., Fragale, Spencer, Schadler and Rowan - Dedicating a new surcharge on the policyholder of any fire insurance policy to defray costs incurred by volunteer fire companies that provide benefits under a qualified Length of Service Awards Program (LOSAP) - Introduced 02/20/09 - To Banking and Insurance then Finance


2690.
By Del. Talbott, Argento, Pethtel, Swartzmiller, Tabb, Beach, Williams, Anderson, Evans, Schoen and Miller, C. - Updating language pertaining to indemnity for the death of diseased or infected animals - Introduced 02/20/09 - To Agriculture then Judiciary


2691.
By Del. Morgan, Stephens, Argento, Cann and Miller, C. - Repealing outdated sections of West Virginia Code - Introduced 02/20/09 - To Government Organization then Judiciary


2692.
By Del. Guthrie - Requiring the Secretary of Administration to promulgate rules for travel reimbursement equal to the federal standard mileage rate - Introduced 02/20/09 - To Government Organization then Finance


2693.
By Del. Phillips, Lawrence, Hall, Ross, Givens, Frazier and Stowers - Including testing for illegal drugs in newborns - Introduced 02/20/09 - To Judiciary then Finance


2694.
By Del. Boggs, Webster, Iaquinta, Ferro, Wooton, Schoen, Tabb, Fleischauer, Schadler, Hamilton and Hutchins - Establishing certain requirements for modification of custodial rights for parent's or guardian's that have been deployed to the United States Armed Forces - Introduced 02/20/09 - To Judiciary


2695.
By Del. Brown - Providing criminal penalties for a hunter who fails to render aid to a person the hunter shoots while hunting - Introduced 02/20/09 - To Natural Resources then Judiciary


2696.
By Del. Staggers, Azinger and Louisos - Authorizing certain persons who are emergency medical technician-paramedics to apply to obtain a license to practice registered professional nursing - Introduced 02/20/09 - To Government Organization then Judiciary


2697.
By Del. Boggs, Argento, Beach, Givens, Martin, Michael, Perry, Ross and Walker - Relating to common carriers by motor vehicles in the business of towing - Introduced 02/20/09 - To Energy, Industry and Labor, Economic Development and Small Business then Judiciary


2698.
By Del. Boggs, Argento, Beach, Givens, Martin, Michael, Perry and Walker - Relating to pipeline companies paying a special license fee - Introduced 02/20/09 - To Energy, Industry and Labor, Economic Development and Small Business then Finance


2699.
By Del. Eldridge, Perry, Stowers, Klempa, Barker, Marshall, Martin, Beach, Lawrence, Argento and Hall - Establishing breeding restrictions for aggressive or vicious dogs - Introduced 02/20/09 - To Agriculture then Judiciary


2700.
By Del. Overington, Duke, Lane, Andes, Miller, J., Canterbury, Barker, Cowles, Rowan, Walters and Miley - Protecting academic freedom in higher education - Introduced 02/20/09 - To Education then Judiciary


2701.
By Del. Shaver, Argento and Perry - Relating to the escape from custody of the Director of Juvenile Services - Introduced 02/20/09 - To Judiciary


2702.
By Del. Spencer - Relating to the Deputy Sheriff Retirement System Act - Introduced 02/20/09 - To Pensions and Retirement then Finance


2703.
By Del. Spencer - Relating to the State Teachers Retirement System - Introduced 02/20/09 - To Pensions and Retirement then Finance


2704.
By Del. Sobonya, Sumner, Rowan and Lane - Subjecting persons convicted of sexual crimes against a minor to "GPS" monitoring for life - Introduced 02/20/09 - To Judiciary then Finance


2705.
By Del. Sobonya, Sumner, Moore, Rowan, Miller, C., Reynolds, Duke and Ellem - Including additional information on the sex offender registry - Introduced 02/20/09 - To Judiciary


2706.
By Del. Sobonya, Rowan and Miller, C. - Relating to exempting physicians from obtaining Medicaid preauthorization for certain medical conditions - Introduced 02/20/09 - To Health and Human Resources then Finance


2707.
By Del. Sobonya, Sumner, Moore, Morgan and Rowan - Eliminating good time for persons convicted of sex crimes involving minor children - Introduced 02/20/09 - To Judiciary


2708.
By Del. Sobonya, Stephens, Sumner, Moore, Miller, C., Morgan, Craig, Rowan, Reynolds and Duke - Exempting certain income received by retired federal employees from the personal income tax - Introduced 02/20/09 - To Pensions and Retirement then Finance


2709.
By Del. Sobonya, Sumner, Rowan, Miller, C., Stephens, Reynolds, Morgan and Duke - Providing a cost-of-living provision for certain persons retired under the Teachers Retirement System - Introduced 02/20/09 - To Pensions and Retirement then Finance


2710.
By Del. Mahan, Eldridge, Ennis, Hutchins, Longstreth, Spencer, Ashley and Rowan - Increasing criminal penalty to commit malicious assault, unlawful assault, battery or assault upon a child protective caseworker or a local adult protective services caseworker employee - Introduced 02/20/09 - To Judiciary


2711.
By Del. Perry, Ellem, Morgan and Boggs - Providing that correctional officers may retire with full benefits after twenty years of service - Introduced 02/20/09 - To Pensions and Retirement then Finance


2712.
By Del. Miley and Hamilton - Relating to rule making requirements of the Department of Health and Human Services - Introduced 02/20/09 - To Government Organization then Judiciary


2713.
By Del. Webster, Brown, Fleischauer, Perdue, Beach and Moye - Relating to a study and investigation on issues in connection with creating a pilot program for child day care centers operated by the state - Introduced 02/20/09 - To Government Organization then Judiciary


2714.
By Del. Sobonya, Miller, C., Ireland, Romine and Rowan - Specifying the types of topics that are to be covered in school programs on personal finance - Introduced 02/20/09 - To Education


2715.
By Del. Walters, Poling, M. and Paxton - The Economic Fairness Act of 2009 - Introduced 02/20/09 - To Energy, Industry and Labor, Economic Development and Small Business then Finance


2716.
By Del. Campbell and Canterbury - Clarifying the penalty provisions regarding battery on a police officer - Introduced 02/20/09 - To Judiciary


2717.
By Del. Rowan and Porter - Requiring physicians performing abortions take steps designed to save the life of any aborted live fetus - Introduced 02/20/09 - To Health and Human Resources then Judiciary


2718.
By Del. Campbell, Paxton, Williams, Perry, Spencer and Tabb - Authorizing public school teachers to purchase one personal computer and related devices per year from the state contract for use outside the classroom - Introduced 02/20/09 - To Education then Finance


2719.
By Del. Morgan and Doyle - Increasing the maximum alcohol level in the state definition of "nonintoxicating beer" - Introduced 02/20/09 - To Judiciary then Finance


2720.
By Del. Hatfield, Fleischauer, Guthrie, Brown, Spencer, Perdue, Martin and Eldridge - Genetic Information Privacy Act - Introduced 02/20/09 - To Health and Human Resources then Judiciary


2721.
By Del. Campbell and Canterbury - Dangerous Dog Act - Introduced 02/20/09 - To Agriculture then Judiciary


2722.
By Del. Williams, Crosier, Shaver, Ashley, White and Anderson - Providing a one hundred dollar tax credit to certain businesses that are required to reprogram its cash registers because of a change in the food tax - Introduced 02/20/09 - To Finance


2723.
By Del. Morgan, Martin, Argento, Beach, Caputo, Eldridge, Andes and Miller, C. - Authorizing municipalities to provide administrative procedures for the assessment and collection of delinquent municipal fees - Introduced 02/20/09 - To Political Subdivisions then Judiciary


2724.
By Del. Moore, Doyle, Guthrie, Rodighiero, Sobonya and Overington - Silver Alert Plan - Introduced 02/20/09 - To Senior Citizen Issues then Judiciary


2725.
By Del. Ellem, Anderson, Border, Carmichael, Miller, C., Sumner, Schoen, Andes and Azinger - Suspending the future issuing of new video lottery licenses - Introduced 02/20/09 - To Judiciary then Finance


2726.
By Del. Campbell, Crosier, Boggs, Hutchins, Eldridge, Williams, Marshall, Barker and Fleischauer - Providing a cost-of-living provision for certain persons under the Teachers Retirement System - Introduced 02/20/09 - To Pensions and Retirement then Finance


2727.
By Del. Campbell, Crosier, Marshall and Canterbury - Providing a cost-of-living provision for disabled public employee retirement annuitants - Introduced 02/20/09 - To Pensions and Retirement then Finance


2728.
By Del. Rowan, Sobonya, Anderson, Romine and Andes - Prohibiting sex offenders from residing in certain areas and subjecting convicted sex offenders to global positional system monitoring - Introduced 02/20/09 - To Judiciary


2729.
By Del. Sobonya, Beach, Hamilton, Brown, Reynolds, Miller, C., Rodighiero, Hatfield and Rowan - Creating the West Virginia Addictions Treatment and Recovery Fund - Introduced 02/20/09 - To Finance


2730.
By Del. Williams, Canterbury, Campbell, Kominar, Michael and Tabb - Authorizing a tax credit for new teachers in critical needs areas - Introduced 02/20/09 - To Education 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, Sumner and Moore - 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 - (Original similar to SJR3 and SJR6)


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 - (Original similar to SJR4, SJR8 and SJR9)


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 - (Original similar to SJR4, SJR8 and SJR9)


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


16.
By Del. Overington, Schoen, Lane, Carmichael, Sobonya, Sumner, Walters, Canterbury, Miller, J. and Andes - Prohibiting the Governmental Taking of Private Property for Private Use Amendment - Introduced 02/20/09 - To Constitutional Revision then Judiciary



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


9.
By Del. Beach - Urging Congress to implement the Homeowners and Bank Protection Act - Introduced 02/20/09 - 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


11.
By Mr. Speaker (Mr. Thompson), Del. Ashley, Beach, Boggs, Brown, Caputo, Doyle, Ferro, Fleischauer, Frazier, Guthrie, Hall, Hatfield, Kominar, Louisos, Mahan, Marshall, Martin, Michael, Moore, Morgan, Pethtel, Phillips, Skaff, Spencer, Staggers, Varner, Walker, Wells and Wooton - Designating February 20, 2009, as "Civil Rights Pioneer J. R. Clifford Day" - Introduced 02/20/09 - Reference dispensed - Adopted by House 02/20/09



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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