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HOUSE ABSTRACT


2009 REGULAR SESSION


CONTAINING


Active House Bills as of March 4, 2009

AND

BILLS INTRODUCED AND REFERRED


*Denotes Committee Substitutes


ACTIVE HOUSE BILLS



*2040.
By Del. Shook - Relating to when a recognizance bond is released - Introduced 02/11/09 - To Judiciary - Passed House 03/04/09


2234.
By Del. Shaver and Duke - Relating to increasing the maximum cash award the Employee Suggestion Award Board may make for an individual award - Introduced 02/12/09 - To Government Organization then Finance - (Original same as SB144) - To House Finance 03/04/09


2307.
By Del. Morgan - Relating to acquisition of a municipal business license - Introduced 02/12/09 - To Government Organization then Finance - To House Finance 03/04/09


2308.
By Del. Morgan, Martin, Hartman, Hutchins, Michael, Poling, D., Swartzmiller, Canterbury, Cowles and Schoen - Relating to the West Virginia Partnership to Promote Community Well-Being - Introduced 02/12/09 - To Government Organization then Finance - To House Finance 03/04/09


*2412.
By Del. Argento - Providing certain county commissions with authority to regulate the location of businesses offering exotic entertainment - Introduced 02/16/09 - To Political Subdivisions then Judiciary - (Original similar to SB 394) - To House Judiciary 02/26/09 - On 2nd reading, House Calendar 03/05/09


*2418.
By Del. Perry, Boggs, Morgan and Ellem - Relating to exempting certain records of the Division of Corrections and Regional Jail Authority from the Freedom of Information Act that, if released, could aid inmates in committing unlawful acts - Introduced 02/16/09 - To Judiciary - (Original same as SB 252) - Passed House 03/04/09


*2421.
By Del. Staggers, Perry, Shaver, Rodighiero, Moye, Swartzmiller, Martin, Argento, Crosier, Poling, D. and Manypenny - Distinguishing between operable and inoperable fire hydrants by having inoperable hydrants painted black - Introduced 02/16/09 - To Political Subdivisions then Judiciary - To House Judiciary 02/26/09 - On 1st reading, House Calendar 03/05/09


2470.
By Del. Williams, Shaver, Perry, Hartman, Romine, Michael and Sumner - Exempting all schools which include grades kindergarten through twelve from paying consumer sales tax on items the school sells - Introduced 02/16/09 - To Education then Finance - To House Finance 03/04/09


2474.
By Del. Argento, Talbott, Martin, Staggers, Evans, Williams, Tabb, Miller, C. and Beach - Exempting land-based finfish aquaculture facilities from certain sludge management requirements - Introduced 02/16/09 - To Agriculture then Judiciary - (Original same as SB 234) - To House Judiciary 02/27/09 - On 1st reading, House Calendar 03/05/09


2539.
By Del. Morgan, Stephens, Argento, Cann and Miller, C. - Authorizing professional licensing boards to combine administrative staff functions - Introduced 02/17/09 - To Government Organization then Judiciary - To House Judiciary 03/04/09


2639.
By Del. Campbell, Paxton, Williams, Tabb, Spencer, Perry and Beach - Allowing for more teachers to be reimbursed for approved course work - Introduced 02/18/09 - To Education then Finance - To House Finance 03/04/09


*2685.
By Del. Blair, Guthrie and Walters - Amending the Uniform Principal and Income Act - Introduced 02/19/09 - To Judiciary then Finance - 2nd reference dispensed - Passed House 03/04/09


*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 - On 1st reading, House Calendar 03/05/09


2817.
By Del. Brown, Poling, D., Talbott, Miley, Overington and Sobonya - Fire Commission, WV State - Introduced 02/25/09 - To Government Organization then Judiciary - To House Judiciary 03/04/09


2818.
By Del. Brown, Poling, D., Talbott, Miley, Overington and Sobonya - Fire Marshal, WV State - Introduced 02/25/09 - To Government Organization then Judiciary - To House Judiciary 03/04/09


2828.
By Del. Brown, Poling, D., Talbott, Miley, Overington and Sobonya - Pharmacy, board of pharmacy rules regarding licensure and practice - Introduced 02/25/09 - To Government Organization then Judiciary - To House Judiciary 03/04/09



BILLS INTRODUCED AND REFERRED

March 4, 2009


2929.
By Del. Argento, Eldridge, Varner, Shaver, Williams, Phillips, Stowers and Martin - Increasing the amount of charge or fee for a recreational purpose or activity for which a landowner's liability for injury is limited to $500 - Introduced 03/04/09 - To Judiciary


2930.
By Del. Rodighiero - Including volunteer firefighters within the Public Employees Insurance Act - Introduced 03/04/09 - To Finance


2931.
By Del. White and Campbell - Removing a severance tax on timber for tax years 2010 through 2013 - Introduced 03/04/09 - To Finance


2932.
By Del. Manchin, Longstreth and Caputo - Requiring the approval of board of health rules relating to tobacco use in public or private places - Introduced 03/04/09 - To Political Subdivisions then Judiciary


2933.
By Del. Rodighiero - Prohibiting privatization of government services unless private companies can prove that they can perform those services more efficiently - Introduced 03/04/09 - To Government Organization then Judiciary


2934.
By Del. Hamilton - Clarifying language relating to redemption of property - Introduced 03/04/09 - To Judiciary


2935.
By Del. Louisos - Allowing bona fide nonresident landowners or their children, or parents, to hunt, fish or trap on their own land without obtaining a license - Introduced 03/04/09 - To Natural Resources then Judiciary


2936.
By Del. Louisos - Restoring or keeping intact scenic views by coal and timber operators - Introduced 03/04/09 - To Natural Resources then Judiciary


2937.
By Del. Moore, Perry, Shook and Reynolds - Allowing members of the board of banking and financial institutions to receive compensation for travel expenses - Introduced 03/04/09 - To Banking and Insurance then Finance


2938.
By Del. Moore, Perry and Shook - Relating to the conversion of other financial institutions to state-chartered banks - Introduced 03/04/09 - To Banking and Insurance then Judiciary


2939.
By Del. Pethtel, Schadler, Evans, Canterbury, Martin, Butcher, Stowers, Ennis, Klempa and Ferro - Providing for the issuance of a special "Disabled Veteran" license plate for motorcycles - Introduced 03/04/09 - To Roads and Transportation then Finance


2940.
By Del. Louisos - Exempting funeral establishments and authorized representatives of the deceased from any sales tax regarding goods and services - Introduced 03/04/09 - To Energy, Industry and Labor, Economic Development and Small Business then Finance


2941.
By Del. Rodighiero, Reynolds and Moye - Providing for the issuance of a special "In God We Trust" license plate - Introduced 03/04/09 - To Roads and Transportation then Finance


2942.
By Del. Lane - Prohibiting subsidies to entities that perform abortions - Introduced 03/04/09 - To Judiciary


2943.
By Del. Rodighiero, Eldridge, Stowers, Butcher, Reynolds, Louisos, Shook, Craig and Staggers - Exempting veterans of the Armed Forces or any reserve component from having to obtain a license to hunt, trap or fish - Introduced 03/04/09 - To Natural Resources then Finance


2944.
By Del. Rodighiero - Providing for the criminal offenses of home invasion in the first, second, third and fourth degrees - Introduced 03/04/09 - To Judiciary then Finance


2945.
By Del. Overington, Sumner, Ferro, Sobonya, Hartman, Moore, Louisos, Rodighiero, Lane, Barker and Armstead - Encouraging public officials to display the national motto on all public property and public buildings - Introduced 03/04/09 - To Government Organization then Judiciary


2946.
By Del. Butcher and Williams - Permitting running lamps on motorcycles, motor-driven cycles and mopeds - Introduced 03/04/09 - To Roads and Transportation then Judiciary


2947.
By Del. Reynolds - Requiring ballots in five percent of the relevant precincts during any contested election to be counted manually - Introduced 03/04/09 - To Judiciary then Finance


2948.
By Del. Martin, Argento, Klempa, Poling, D., Varner and Stowers - Requiring the use of the LEED and Green Globes standard for new construction and renovation of state buildings - Introduced 03/04/09 - To Government Organization then Finance


2949.
By Del. Hatfield, Brown, Guthrie, Klempa, Mahan, Marshall, Martin, Moye, Paxton, Rodighiero and Wells - Ensuring Patient Safety Act - Introduced 03/04/09 - To Health and Human Resources then Judiciary


2950.
By Del. Webster, Moore, Marshall, Hutchins, Morgan, White, Caputo, Hatfield, Brown, Frazier and Mahan - Creating the Neighborhood Housing and Economic Stabilization Program for low-income minority neighborhoods - Introduced 03/04/09 - To Judiciary



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


17.
By Del. Rodighiero, Butcher, Louisos, Poling, D. and Eldridge - Increase of the General Homestead Exemption Amendment - Introduced 02/24/09 - To Constitutional Revision then Finance


18.
By Del. Overington, Armstead, Rowan, Duke, Sumner, Walters, Andes, Miller, J., Schoen and Lane - Initiative, Referendum and Recall Amendment - Introduced 02/24/09 - To Constitutional Revision then Judiciary - (Original same as S JR 10)



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 - Adopted by House 03/04/09


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


10.
By Del. Guthrie, Brown, Hatfield, Hunt, Skaff, Spencer and Wells - The "T-5 Leon Whitlock and PFC Forrest Wilson Memorial Bridge" and the "SFC Stanley Williams Memorial Bridge" - Introduced 02/23/09 - To Rules - Adopted by House 03/04/09


11.
By Del. Staggers - Requesting the Health and Human Resources Committee to study the state of emergency medicine in West Virginia - Introduced 02/23/09 - To Rules


12.
By Del. Barker, Eldridge, Rodighiero, Butcher and Stowers - The "Serbert S. Duty Memorial Bridge" - Introduced 02/23/09 - To Rules - Laid over until 3/5/09, House Calendar - Unfinished Business, House Calendar 03/05/09


13.
By Del. Iaquinta, Doyle, Guthrie, Hatfield, Manchin, Morgan, Paxton, Stephens, Anderson, Azinger, Barker, Brown, Butcher, Campbell, Cann, Cowles, Crosier, Duke, Eldridge, Evans, Hall, Hamilton, Hartman, Hunt, Lawrence, Longstreth, Louisos, Martin, Michael, Miller, C., Poling, D., Poling, M., Reynolds, Rodighiero, Ross, Rowan, Schadler, Shaver, Skaff, Smith, Spencer, Stowers, Tabb, Walker, Wells and Williams - Requesting the United States Congress to provide funding for the completion of Corridor H from Elkins to Washington, D.C. - Introduced 02/27/09 - To Rules


14.
By Del. Smith and Hamilton - The "Corporal William Dely Memorial Bridge" - Introduced 03/03/09 - To Rules


15.
By Del. Iaquinta, Anderson, Argento, Ashley, Barker, Brown, Cann, Crosier, Ferro, Fragale, Givens, Guthrie, Ireland, Klempa, Lane, Lawrence, Longstreth, Louisos, Mahan, Martin, McGeehan, Michael, Moore, Moye, Paxton, Perdue, Perry, Poling, D., Rodighiero, Ross, Schadler, Shaver, Smith, Spencer, Stowers, Talbott, Walker, Walters, Wells, White and Williams - Requesting that the West Virginia State Veterans Cemetery be named "The Donel Kinnard Veterans Cemetery" - Introduced 03/03/09 - To Rules


16.
By Del. Barker, Butcher, Eldridge and Stowers - The "Willis W. Elkins Memorial Bridge" - Introduced 03/04/09 - 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


12.
By Del. Frazier and Porter - Recognizing the City of Princeton's Centennial - Introduced 02/23/09 - Reference dispensed - Adopted by House 02/23/09


13.
By Del. Fragale, Boggs, Argento, Azinger, Beach, Brown, Butcher, Campbell, Cann, Caputo, Craig, Crosier, Eldridge, Ennis, Evans, Ferro, Fleischauer, Frazier, Givens, Guthrie, Hall, Hatfield, Hunt, Hutchins, Klempa, Kominar, Lawrence, Louisos, Mahan, Manypenny, Marshall, Michael, Miley, Miller, C., Moore, Morgan, Moye, Paxton, Perdue, Perry, Pethtel, Phillips, Poling, M., Reynolds, Rodighiero, Rowan, Schadler, Shaver, Shook, Skaff, Smith, Sobonya, Spencer, Staggers, Stephens, Stowers, Swartzmiller, Tabb, Talbott, Varner, Walker, Webster, Wells, White and Wooton - Honoring Community Action Agencies for their commitment and dedication to assisting the many West Virginians in need - Introduced 02/24/09 - Reference dispensed - Adopted by House 02/24/09


14.
By Mr. Speaker (Mr. Thompson), Del. Boggs, Anderson, Argento, Armstead, Ashley, Azinger, Beach, Blair, Border, Brown, Campbell, Cann, Canterbury, Caputo, Cowles, Craig, Crosier, Doyle, Duke, Eldridge, Ellem, Ennis, Evans, Ferro, Fragale, Frazier, Guthrie, Hall, Hamilton, Hatfield, Iaquinta, Ireland, Klempa, Kominar, Lane, Lawrence, Longstreth, Louisos, Mahan, Manchin, Manypenny, Marshall, Martin, Michael, Miley, Miller, C., Miller, J., Moore, Morgan, Moye, Overington, Perdue, Perry, Pethtel, Poling, D., Porter, Reynolds, Rodighiero, Romine, Ross, Rowan, Schadler, Schoen, Shott, Skaff, Sobonya, Staggers, Stephens, Stowers, Sumner, Susman, Swartzmiller, Webster, Wells, White and Williams - Recognizing the public service of the AARP - Introduced 02/24/09 - Reference dispensed - Adopted by House 02/24/09


15.
By Mr. Speaker (Mr. Thompson), Del. Perdue, Anderson, Andes, Argento, Azinger, Beach, Blair, Boggs, Border, Brown, Campbell, Cann, Canterbury, Caputo, Cowles, Craig, Crosier, Doyle, Duke, Eldridge, Ellem, Ennis, Evans, Ferro, Fleischauer, Fragale, Frazier, Givens, Guthrie, Hall, Hamilton, Hatfield, Hunt, Hutchins, Iaquinta, Ireland, Klempa, Kominar, Lawrence, Louisos, Mahan, Manchin, Manypenny, Marshall, Martin, Michael, Miley, Miller, C., Moore, Morgan, Moye, Overington, Paxton, Perry, Pethtel, Phillips, Poling, D., Poling, M., Porter, Reynolds, Rodighiero, Romine, Ross, Rowan, Schadler, Shaver, Shook, Shott, Skaff, Spencer, Staggers, Stephens, Stowers, Sumner, Susman, Swartzmiller, Tabb, Varner, Walker, Webster, Wells, White, Williams and Wooton - Recognizing the importance of health care reform in West Virginia - Introduced 02/24/09 - Reference dispensed - Adopted by House 02/24/09


16.
By Del. Moye, Swartzmiller, Staggers, Azinger, Beach, Campbell, Cowles, Duke, Eldridge, Ellem, Fleischauer, Hall, Hamilton, Ireland, Marshall, Miller, C., Paxton, Poling, D., Poling, M., Rodighiero, Rowan, Schadler, Shook, Sobonya, Stephens, Stowers, Sumner and Wooton - Designating March 1-7, 2009, as National Problem Gambling Awareness Week in West Virginia - Introduced 02/27/09 - To Rules - Adopted 03/04/09


17.
By Mr. Speaker (Mr. Thompson), Del. Martin, Argento, Barker, Boggs, Brown, Butcher, Caputo, Crosier, Eldridge, Ellem, Ferro, Fleischauer, Fragale, Frazier, Givens, Guthrie, Hall, Hamilton, Hatfield, Hunt, Hutchins, Iaquinta, Klempa, Longstreth, Louisos, Mahan, Manchin, Manypenny, Marshall, Miley, Moore, Moye, Paxton, Perdue, Perry, Pethtel, Poling, D., Poling, M., Shaver, Shook, Spencer, Staggers, Stephens, Stowers, Susman, Varner, Walker, Webster, Wells, White and Wooton - Urging the 111th Congress to pass the Employee Free Choice Act - Introduced 02/27/09 - To Rules


18.
By Mr. Speaker (Mr. Thompson), Del. Klempa, Anderson, Argento, Azinger, Barker, Beach, Boggs, Brown, Butcher, Campbell, Cann, Canterbury, Caputo, Crosier, Eldridge, Ellem, Ennis, Evans, Ferro, Fleischauer, Fragale, Frazier, Givens, Guthrie, Hall, Hamilton, Hartman, Hatfield, Hunt, Hutchins, Iaquinta, Ireland, Kominar, Lawrence, Longstreth, Louisos, Mahan, Manchin, Manypenny, Marshall, Martin, McGeehan, Michael, Miley, Miller, C., Moore, Morgan, Moye, Paxton, Perdue, Perry, Pethtel, Phillips, Poling, D., Poling, M., Porter, Reynolds, Rodighiero, Romine, Ross, Rowan, Schadler, Schoen, Shaver, Shook, Shott, Skaff, Smith, Spencer, Stephens, Stowers, Sumner, Susman, Swartzmiller, Tabb, Talbott, Varner, Walker, Walters, Webster, Wells, White, Williams and Wooton - Expressing the will of the House of Delegates regarding Congress and President Obama planning a taxpayer-sponsored economic recovery package and the spending of economic recovery plan moneys - Introduced 02/27/09 - To Rules - Amended - Adopted 03/04/09


19.
By Mr. Speaker (Mr. Thompson), Del. Stephens, Anderson, Andes, Argento, Armstead, Ashley, Azinger, Barker, Beach, Boggs, Border, Brown, Butcher, Campbell, Canterbury, Caputo, Carmichael, Cowles, Crosier, Doyle, Duke, Eldridge, Ennis, Evans, Ferro, Fleischauer, Fragale, Frazier, Givens, Guthrie, Hall, Hamilton, Hartman, Hatfield, Hunt, Hutchins, Iaquinta, Kominar, Lane, Lawrence, Longstreth, Louisos, Mahan, Manchin, Manypenny, Marshall, Martin, McGeehan, Michael, Miley, Miller, C., Moore, Morgan, Moye, Paxton, Perdue, Perry, Pethtel, Phillips, Poling, D., Poling, M., Porter, Reynolds, Rodighiero, Romine, Ross, Rowan, Schadler, Schoen, Shaver, Shott, Smith, Sobonya, Spencer, Staggers, Stowers, Sumner, Susman, Swartzmiller, Tabb, Talbott, Varner, Walker, Walters, Webster, Wells, White, Williams and Wooton - Designating March 2, 2009, as West Virginia March for Meals Day and the month of March, 2009 as March for Meals Fundraising Month - Introduced 03/02/09 - Reference dispensed - Adopted by House 03/02/09


20.
By Del. Brown, Fleischauer, Guthrie, Hatfield, Lawrence, Longstreth, Mahan, Marshall, Miller, C., Phillips, Poling, M., Rowan, Schoen, Smith, Sobonya, Spencer, Staggers, Sumner, Susman and Webster - Designating March 4, 2009, as "Women's Day in West Virginia" - Introduced 03/04/09 - Reference dispensed - Adopted by House 03/04/09


21.
By Del. Perdue, Border, Campbell, Eldridge, Fleischauer, Hatfield, Lawrence, Manypenny, Marshall, Miller, C., Moye, Perry, Phillips, Poling, D., Rodighiero, Rowan, Staggers, Susman and Wooton - Recognizing and honoring Social Workers in West Virginia - Introduced 03/04/09 - Reference dispensed - Adopted by House 03/04/09


22.
By Del. Perdue, Campbell, Moore, Perry, Rodighiero, Staggers, Manypenny, Moye, Miller, J., Miller, C., Rowan, Lane and Border - Recognizing and honoring Disability Advocates in West Virginia - Introduced 03/04/09 - Reference dispensed - Adopted by House 03/04/09



HOUSE BILLS PASSED HOUSE AND COMMUNICATED TO SENATE


*2040.
By Del. Shook - Relating to when a recognizance bond is released - Introduced 02/11/09 - To Judiciary - Passed House 03/04/09


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 - Passed House 02/25/09 - Effective July 1, 2009 - To Senate 02/26/09 - To Education then Finance


*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 - Passed House 02/23/09 - To Senate 02/24/09 - To Government Organization then Judiciary


*2360.
By Del. Schoen and Perdue - Insuring that tobacco products are not sold in any packaging other than the original - Introduced 02/13/09 - To Judiciary - (Original similar to SB 290) - Passed House 02/26/09 - To Senate 02/27/09 - To Health and Human Resources


2403.
By Del. Morgan, Martin, Argento, Beach, Caputo, Eldridge and Miller, C. - Updating the law governing professional licensing boards in general - Introduced 02/13/09 - To Government Organization - Passed House 02/26/09 - Effect from passage - To Senate 02/27/09 - To Government Organization


*2418.
By Del. Perry, Boggs, Morgan and Ellem - Relating to exempting certain records of the Division of Corrections and Regional Jail Authority from the Freedom of Information Act that, if released, could aid inmates in committing unlawful acts - Introduced 02/16/09 - To Judiciary - (Original same as SB 252) - Passed House 03/04/09


*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) - Passed House 02/23/09 - To Senate 02/24/09 - To Judiciary


*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 - Passed House 02/25/09 - To Senate 02/26/09 - To Health and Human Resources then Judiciary


*2528.
By Del. Morgan, Martin, Argento, Beach, Caputo, Cann, Eldridge and Andes - Updating the regulation of the practice of forestry - Introduced 02/17/09 - To Government Organization then Judiciary - 2nd reference dispensed - Passed House 02/26/09 - To Senate 02/27/09 - To Government Organization then Judiciary


*2529.
By Del. Morgan, Martin, Argento, Beach, Caputo, Cann, Eldridge and Andes - Relating to the practice of environmental health science and public health sanitation - Introduced 02/17/09 - To Government Organization then Judiciary - 2nd reference dispensed - Passed House 02/26/09 - To Senate 02/27/09 - To Government Organization then Judiciary


*2531.
By Del. Morgan, Stephens and Argento - Updating the regulation of the practice of barbers and cosmetologists - Introduced 02/17/09 - To Government Organization then Judiciary - 2nd reference dispensed - Passed House 02/26/09 - To Senate 02/27/09 - To Government Organization then Judiciary


*2532.
By Del. Morgan, Stephens, Martin and Swartzmiller - Creating licensure for Marriage and Family Therapists - Introduced 02/17/09 - To Government Organization then Judiciary - 2nd reference dispensed - Passed House 02/26/09 - To Senate 02/27/09 - To Government Organization then Judiciary


*2533.
By Del. Morgan, Martin, Argento, Beach, Caputo, Eldridge, Andes and Miller, C. - Updating the law governing the practice of veterinary medicine - Introduced 02/17/09 - To Government Organization then Judiciary - 2nd reference dispensed - Passed House 02/26/09 - To Senate 02/27/09 - To Government Organization then Judiciary


*2685.
By Del. Blair, Guthrie and Walters - Amending the Uniform Principal and Income Act - Introduced 02/19/09 - To Judiciary then Finance - 2nd reference dispensed - Passed House 03/04/09


*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 - (Original similar to SB 421) - Passed House 03/02/09 - To Senate 03/03/09 - To Military then Judiciary


*2738.
By Del. Webster, Miley, Fleischauer and Longstreth - Registering protective orders with the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals - Introduced 02/23/09 - To Judiciary - (Original same as SB 392) - Passed House 03/02/09 - To Senate 03/03/09 - To Judiciary



HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS

COMMUNICATED TO SENATE


4.
By Del. White and Kominar - CBM Howard W. Bannister Memorial Bridge - Introduced 02/17/09 - To Rules - Adopted by House 03/04/09


10.
By Del. Guthrie, Brown, Hatfield, Hunt, Skaff, Spencer and Wells - The "T-5 Leon Whitlock and PFC Forrest Wilson Memorial Bridge" and the "SFC Stanley Williams Memorial Bridge" - Introduced 02/23/09 - To Rules - Adopted by House 03/04/09



ALL SENATE BILLS PASSED BY SENATE

AND COMMUNICATED TO HOUSE


*99.
By Sen. White - Sentencing discretion for certain youthful offenders - Introduced 02/11/09 - To Judiciary - Com. sub. reported 02/26/09 - Passed Senate 03/03/09 - To House 03/04/09 - To Judiciary


*239.
By Sen. McCabe, Foster, Palumbo, Wells and Kessler - Allowing majority vote for certain metro government approval - Introduced 02/12/09 - To Government Organization then Judiciary - Com. sub. reported 02/19/09 - To Judiciary 02/19/09 - Com. sub. for com. sub. reported 02/25/09 - Passed Senate 03/02/09 - Effective from passage - To House 03/03/09 - To Political Subdivisions then Finance


*259.
By Sen. Kessler and Chafin - Clarifying certain terminology within Courthouse Facilities Improvement Authority - Introduced 02/16/09 - To Judiciary then Finance - Com. sub. reported 02/24/09 - 2nd reference dispensed - Passed Senate 03/02/09 - Effective from passage - To House 03/03/09 - To Judiciary


*307.
By Sen. Prezioso, Boley, Caruth, Foster, Stollings, Jenkins, Guills, White and Kessler (Originating in Senate ) - Creating Maternal Screening Act - Introduced 02/19/09 - To Health and Human Resources then Finance - (original same as HB 2837) - Com. sub. reported 02/27/09 - 2nd reference dispensed - Passed Senate 03/04/09


*341.
By Sen. Kessler and White - Transferring juvenile justice database administration to Supreme Court - Introduced 02/24/09 - To Judiciary then Finance - (original same as HB 2761) - Com. sub. reported 02/25/09 - 2nd reference dispensed - Passed Senate 03/02/09 - To House 03/03/09 - To Judiciary


346.
By Sen. Kessler, Browning, Foster, Jenkins, Laird, Minard, Oliverio, Palumbo, Snyder, Stollings, Williams, Yost, Barnes, Caruth, Deem and Hall (Originating in Senate Judiciary) - Correcting code reference related to bear tagging - Introduced 02/24/09 - Passed Senate 03/02/09 - To House 03/03/09 - To Natural Resources then Judiciary


347.
By Sen. Kessler, Browning, Foster, Jenkins, Laird, Minard, Oliverio, Palumbo, Snyder, Stollings, Williams, Yost, Barnes, Caruth, Deem and Hall (Originating in Senate Judiciary) - Correcting code reference related to extended supervision for certain sex offenders - Introduced 02/24/09 - Passed Senate 03/02/09 - To House 03/03/09 - To Judiciary


403.
By Sen. Helmick, McCabe, Chafin, Edgell, D. Facemire, Fanning, Green, Prezioso, White, Boley, K. Facemyer and Sypolt (Originating in Senate Finance) - Making supplemental appropriation from State Road Fund to Department of Transportation - Introduced 02/27/09 - Constitutional rule suspended - Passed Senate 03/02/09 - Effective from passage - To House 03/03/09 - To Finance



SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS ADOPTED BY SENATE AND COMMUNICATED TO HOUSE


8.
By Sen. Browning and Green - Requesting Division of Highways name bridge in Mullens "Charles V. Stewart Memorial Bridge" - Introduced 02/20/09 - To Transportation and Infrastructure - Adopted by Senate 03/03/09 - To House 03/04/09 - To Rules - To House Rules 03/04/09


12.
By Sen. Jenkins and Plymale - Requesting Division of Highways name bridge in Lesage "PVT Russell Curtis Knight Memorial Bridge" - Introduced 02/24/09 - To Transportation and Infrastructure - Adopted by Senate 03/03/09 - To House 03/04/09 - To Rules - To House Rules 03/04/09


13.
By Sen. Unger, McCabe and Stollings - Requesting Division of Highways name bridge in Berkeley County "Bruce Van Wyk Memorial Bridge" - Introduced 02/25/09 - To Transportation and Infrastructure - Adopted by Senate 03/03/09 - To House 03/04/09 - To Rules - To House Rules 03/04/09



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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