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HOUSE ABSTRACT


2009 REGULAR SESSION


CONTAINING


Active House Bills as of March 9, 2009

AND

BILLS INTRODUCED AND REFERRED


*Denotes Committee Substitutes


ACTIVE HOUSE BILLS



2404.
By Del. Perry, Boggs, Morgan and Ellem - Relating to inmate reimbursement for medical services provided to persons held in regional jails - Introduced 02/13/09 - To Judiciary - (Original same as SB 250) - On 2nd reading, House Calendar 03/10/09


*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 - Passed House 03/06/09 - To Senate 03/09/09 - To Government Organization then Judiciary


*2421.
By Del. Staggers, Perry, Shaver, Rodighiero, Moye, Swartzmiller, Martin, Argento, Crosier, Poling, D. and Manypenny - Requires that inoperable fire hydrants be painted black and be reported to emergency dispatch centers - Introduced 02/16/09 - To Political Subdivisions then Judiciary - To House Judiciary 02/26/09 - Amended - Passed House 03/09/09 - Title amended


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 - Passed House 03/09/09


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 - On 2nd reading, House Calendar 03/10/09


*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 - 2nd reference dispensed - On 2nd reading, House Calendar 03/10/09


*2701.
By Del. Shaver, Argento and Perry - Relating to an escape of any person from the custody of the Division of Juvenile Services - Introduced 02/20/09 - To Judiciary - Passed House 03/09/09


*2719.
By Del. Morgan and Doyle - Relating to the sale and distribution of craft beer - Introduced 02/20/09 - To Judiciary then Finance - 2nd reference dispensed - On 2nd reading, House Calendar 03/10/09


2801.
By Del. Morgan, Stephens, Hatfield, Staggers, Perry, Perdue and Craig - Updating language and making technical changes and clarifications of the West Virginia Board of Medicine - Introduced 02/25/09 - To Government Organization - (Original similar to SB 427) - On 2nd reading, House Calendar 03/10/09



BILLS INTRODUCED AND REFERRED

March 9, 2009


2984.
By Del. Fleischauer, Shook, Beach and Marshall - Relating to the hiring of substitute service personnel by county school boards - Introduced 03/09/09 - To Education then Finance


2985.
By Del. Ennis, Spencer, Rowan, Pethtel, Romine, Cann, Ferro, Michael, Smith, Williams and Paxton - Providing information on the West Virginia Schools for the Deaf and Blind to the guardian of a child with a visual or auditory impairment - Introduced 03/09/09 - To Education


2986.
By Del. Manchin, Longstreth and Caputo - Imposing a tax of up to $100 per $100,000 on the transfer of real estate within the incorporated limits of any municipality - Introduced 03/09/09 - To Political Subdivisions then Judiciary


2987.
By Del. Miller, J., Cowles, Blair, Andes and Louisos - Enabling insurers authorized to sell insurance coverage in selected states to engage in the business of insurance in West Virginia - Introduced 03/09/09 - To Banking and Insurance then Judiciary


2988.
By Del. Brown (By Request) - Providing for the validity of a transfer of after-acquired property - Introduced 03/09/09 - To Judiciary


2989.
By Del. Eldridge, Rodighiero, Barker, Shook, Beach, Butcher, Longstreth, Stowers, Reynolds and Louisos - Failing to provide or return a minor child for visitation - Introduced 03/09/09 - To Judiciary


2990.
By Del. Barker - Increasing the dollar amount in controversy for magistrate courts to have jurisdiction involving civil actions - Introduced 03/09/09 - To Judiciary then Finance


2991.
By Del. Sumner - Requiring additional lighting and reflector equipment of certain vehicles - Introduced 03/09/09 - To Roads and Transportation then Judiciary


2992.
By Del. Barker and Eldridge - Relating to the delivery of controlled substances on or in an educational facility or school - Introduced 03/09/09 - To Judiciary


2993.
By Del. Andes - Prohibiting any member of the Legislature from fund-raising during any session - Introduced 03/09/09 - To Judiciary


2994.
By Del. Hartman - Eliminating the one and twenty-two hundredths percent severance tax on timber for five years - Introduced 03/09/09 - To Finance


2995.
By Del. Eldridge, Martin, Barker, Argento, Phillips, Butcher, Mahan, Hall, Cowles and Rodighiero - Prohibiting text messaging by use of a cell phone or personal digital assistant while driving - Introduced 03/09/09 - To Judiciary


2996.
By Del. Louisos - Requiring bank transactions involving savings and checking accounts to be posted at the time of the transaction and not the next day - Introduced 03/09/09 - To Banking and Insurance then Finance


2997.
By Del. Louisos - Requiring commissioners of the public service commission to be elected - Introduced 03/09/09 - To Government Organization then Judiciary


2998.
By Del. Ireland, Cowles, Miller, C., Porter, Ellem, Moye, Morgan, Hartman, Klempa, Rodighiero and Anderson - Relating to periodic valuations of real property and the assessment of the value thereof - Introduced 03/09/09 - To Judiciary then Finance


2999.
By Del. White, Campbell, Kominar, Doyle and Carmichael - Relating to the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement and the West Virginia consumers sales and service tax and use tax - Introduced 03/09/09 - To Finance


3000.
By Mr. Speaker (Mr. Thompson) and Del. Armstead [By Request of the Executive] - Relating to a business and occupation tax on the business of the transmission of electricity through certain electric transmission lines - Introduced 03/09/09 - To Judiciary then Finance


3001.
By Del. Brown (By Request) - Relating to mechanic's liens filed against corporations - Introduced 03/09/09 - To Judiciary


3002.
By Del. Miller, J., Cowles, Blair, Andes and Sobonya - Allowing private citizens the freedom to enter into private contracts for health care services or health care coverage or both - Introduced 03/09/09 - To Banking and Insurance then Judiciary


3003.
By Del. Argento, Eldridge, Shaver, Kominar, Varner, Ross and Barker - Continuing and reimposing the special reclamation tax, providing for periodic legislative review, and removing the additional tax on clean coal - Introduced 03/09/09 - To Judiciary then Finance


3004.
By Del. Spencer, Hunt and Skaff - Permitting individual taxpayers a modification to state income tax for medical expenses exceeding two percent of their federal adjusted gross income - Introduced 03/09/09 - To Finance


3005.
By Del. Brown (By Request) - Providing a limitation on the lien created for municipal assessments - Introduced 03/09/09 - To Political Subdivisions then Judiciary


3006.
By Mr. Speaker (Mr. Thompson) and Del. Armstead [By Request of the Executive] - Relating to the hiring, termination, transfer and reassignment of teachers and school personnel - Introduced 03/09/09 - 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 11, 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 11, 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 SJR 11, 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 SJR 11, 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 - (Original similar to SJR 11)


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)


19.
By Del. Overington, Miller, J., Andes, Blair, Lane, Carmichael, Armstead, Walters, McGeehan, Porter and Shott - Super-Majority Required for Passage of Tax Bill Amendment - Introduced 03/08/09 - 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 - Adopted by House 03/04/09 - To Senate 03/05/09 - To Transportation and Infrastructure


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 - To Senate 03/05/09 - To Transportation and Infrastructure


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 "Sebert S. Duty Memorial Bridge" - Introduced 02/23/09 - To Rules - Laid over until 3/5/09, House Calendar - Adopted by House 03/05/09 - To Senate 03/06/09 - To Transportation and Infrastructure


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


17.
By Del. Porter - The "War Veterans of Mercer County Memorial Bridge" - Introduced 03/05/09 - To Rules


18.
By Del. Butcher, Eldridge, Stowers and Rodighiero - The "Chief Master Sergeant George Wallace Hedrick, Jr, Bridge" - Introduced 03/06/09 - To Rules


19.
By Del. Eldridge, Butcher, Craig, Morgan, Rodighiero, Stephens and Stowers - Requesting the Division of Highways to rename Guy Gillenwater Hollow to "Heritage Road" - Introduced 03/06/09 - 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


23.
By Del. Campbell, Canterbury and Crosier - Memorializing the life of the Honorable John. H. Bowling, Jr., former member of the House of Delegates and Senate from Greenbrier County - Introduced 03/06/09 - Adopted by House 03/06/09



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 - To Senate 03/05/09 - To Judiciary


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


*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 - Passed House 03/06/09 - To Senate 03/09/09 - To Government Organization then Judiciary


*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 - To Senate 03/05/09 - To Judiciary


*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


*2421.
By Del. Staggers, Perry, Shaver, Rodighiero, Moye, Swartzmiller, Martin, Argento, Crosier, Poling, D. and Manypenny - Requires that inoperable fire hydrants be painted black and be reported to emergency dispatch centers - Introduced 02/16/09 - To Political Subdivisions then Judiciary - To House Judiciary 02/26/09 - Amended - Passed House 03/09/09 - Title amended


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 - Passed House 03/09/09


*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 - 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 - To Senate 03/05/09 - To Interstate Cooperation then 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 - (Original similar to SB 421) - Passed House 03/02/09 - To Senate 03/03/09 - To Military then Judiciary


*2701.
By Del. Shaver, Argento and Perry - Relating to an escape of any person from the custody of the Division of Juvenile Services - Introduced 02/20/09 - To Judiciary - Passed House 03/09/09


*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 - To Senate 03/05/09 - To Transportation and Infrastructure


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 - To Senate 03/05/09 - To Transportation and Infrastructure


12.
By Del. Barker, Eldridge, Rodighiero, Butcher and Stowers - The "Sebert S. Duty Memorial Bridge" - Introduced 02/23/09 - To Rules - Laid over until 3/5/09, House Calendar - Adopted by House 03/05/09 - To Senate 03/06/09 - To Transportation and Infrastructure



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


*253.
By Sen. Kessler - Relating to certain sexual offenses by or against inmates - Introduced 02/13/09 - To Judiciary - (original same as HB 2420) - Com. sub. reported 03/03/09 - Passed Senate 03/06/09 - To House 03/09/09 - To Judiciary


*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


*263.
By Sen. Green, White and Palumbo - Disclosing certain inmates' personal communications - Introduced 02/16/09 - To Judiciary - (original same as HB 2443) - Com. sub. reported 03/03/09 - Passed Senate 03/06/09 - To House 03/09/09 - To Judiciary


*284.
By Sen. Minard and Kessler - Relating to Viatical Settlements Act - Introduced 02/18/09 - To Banking and Insurance then Judiciary - (original same as HB 2534) - To Judiciary 02/25/09 - Com. sub. reported 03/04/09 - Passed Senate 03/09/09


*294.
By Sen. Laird, Tomblin (Mr. President), Jenkins, Green, White and Kessler - Defining criminal offense of incapacitated person's abuse or neglect - Introduced 02/19/09 - To Judiciary - (original similar to HB 2788) - Com. sub. reported 03/03/09 - Passed Senate 03/06/09 - To House 03/09/09 - To Senior Citizen Issues then 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 - To House 03/05/09 - To Health and Human Resources then Finance


*339.
By Sen. Foster - Exempting certain licensed medical professionals from county hiring prohibition - Introduced 02/24/09 - To Judiciary - Com. sub. reported 03/04/09 - Passed Senate 03/09/09


*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 - On 1st reading, House Calendar - On 2nd reading, House Calendar 03/10/09


*405.
By Sen. Kessler, Unger, Minard and White - Relating to grandparents' visitation - Introduced 03/02/09 - To Judiciary - (original same as HB 2762) - Com. sub. reported 03/04/09 - Passed Senate 03/09/09



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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