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House Bills Introduced


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HOUSE OF DELEGATES


BILLS INTRODUCED


Wednesday, February 11, 2009


2001.By Del. Cann - Providing additional state minimum salary for certain teachers (FN) - To Education then Finance


2002.By Del. Ellem - Changing the time for periodic valuations and assessments of real and personal property (FN) - To Judiciary then Finance


2003.By Del. Marshall - Authorizing paid municipal fire departments to investigate suspicious or illegal fires - To Political Subdivisions then Judiciary


2004.By Del. Iaquinta - Establishing a program for reprogramming cellular telephones and distributing to seniors for making emergency calls - To Senior Citizen Issues then Finance


2005.By Del. Fragale - Requiring schools to post and make available to the public the schedules of teachers and staff - To Education then Judiciary


2006.By Del. Talbott - Requiring color coded certificates of insurance to be placed on the windshield of the insured motor vehicle - To Roads and Transportation then Judiciary


2007.By Del. Spencer - Reducing the federal adjusted gross income for motor fuel expenses incurred in commuting to and from one's occupation (FN) - To Finance


2008.By Del. Rowan - Defining "the deceased" for purposes of prescribing that a deceased victim includes unborn children under first and second degree murder - To Judiciary


2009.By Del. Cann - Business and occupation tax credit to electric power generators for the use of West Virginia coal (FN) - To Energy, Industry and Labor, Economic Development and Small Business then Finance


2010.By Mr. Speaker (Mr. Thompson) and Del. Armstead [By Request of the Executive] - Budget Bill, making appropriations of public money out of the treasury in accordance with section fifty-one, article six of the Constitution (FN) - To Finance


2011.By Del. Williams - Providing correctional officers may retire with full benefits after twenty years of actual and honorable service (FN) - To Pensions and Retirement then Finance


2012.By Del. Cann - Relating to assessments of real property (FN) - To Judiciary then Finance


2013.By Del. Romine - Increasing salary increments paid to principals and assistant principals (FN) - To Education then Finance


2014.By Del. Campbell - Eliminating the severance tax and the health care provider tax on behavior health providers (FN) - To Finance


2015.By Del. Hatfield - Creating the criminal offense of injury to a pregnant woman that results in miscarriage or stillbirth - To Judiciary


2016.By Del. Sumner - Providing for removal and election of Public Service Commissioners - To Government Organization then Judiciary


2017.By Del. Campbell - Authorizing and encouraging county boards of education to share services of central office administrative personnel - To Education


2018.By Del. Schadler - Making the destruction of a landlord's property which has been rented for residential purposes a criminal offense - To Political Subdivisions then Judiciary


2019.By Del. Azinger - Prohibiting employees at restaurants from handling drinking vessels by touching on or near the vessel's brim - To Health and Human Resources then Judiciary


2020.By Del. Paxton - Exempting children receiving an exemption from compulsory school attendance in favor of church school from standardized testing requirement - To Education


2021.By Del. Caputo - Giving the Insurance Commissioner the power to regulate and penalize self-insured employers - To Banking and Insurance then Government Organization


2022.By Del. Talbott - Relating to the investigation and prosecution of cases involving child abuse and neglect - To Judiciary


2023.By Del. Ellem - Providing all persons convicted of a felony are subject to DNA testing - To Judiciary


2024.By Del. Ennis - Reducing staff development programs for school personnel from eighteen hours to twelve hours - To Education


2025.By Del. Guthrie - Including bicycle and pedestrian ways in consideration in the planning and development of state roads (FN) - To Roads and Transportation then Finance


2026.By Del. Ennis - Eliminating penalties associated with the underpayment of taxes owed from a person who is a resident individual, provided a personal income tax is timely filed (FN) - To Finance


2027.By Del. Rodighiero, Reynolds and Eldridge - Relating to the regulations for opioid treatment facilities - To Health and Human Resources


2028.By Del. Duke - Providing that when any body part of an unborn child is outside the womb, the child is born, and is considered a citizen of the state - To Health and Human Resources then Judiciary


2029.By Del. Schadler - Ensuring that medical workers have the right to refuse to participate in any abortion-related activity - To Health and Human Resources then Judiciary


2030.By Del. Azinger - Providing a three percent cap on any increase in assessment on real property that is the primary residence (FN) - To Judiciary then Finance


2031.By Del. Evans - Permitting firework displays on public school property provided the State Superintendent and the Fire Marshal approve the display - To Education


2032.By Del. Evans - Removing the section of code that limits the use of certain types of vehicles on highways between sunset and sunrise - To Roads and Transportation then Judiciary


2033.By Del. Blair - Including a parenting plan with an application for a marriage license - To Judiciary


2034.By Del. Rodighiero - Relating to the eliminating of mercury in vaccines - To Health and Human Resources then Judiciary


2035.By Del. Evans - Requiring a woman, prior to an abortion, to have a pregnancy test administered at the facility where the abortion is to be performed - To Health and Human Resources then Judiciary


2036.By Del. Michael - Eliminating West Virginia income tax on social security benefits (FN) - To Senior Citizen Issues then Finance


2037.By Del. Blair - Relating to requirements for PROMISE scholarships - To Education then Finance


2038.By Del. Boggs - Uniform Premarital Agreement Act - To Judiciary


2039.By Del. Duke - Establishing the Consent to Health Care of Minors Act - To Health and Human Resources then Judiciary


2040.By Del. Shook - Providing that a recognizance secured by execution of a bail bond is void upon the finding that the accused is guilty - To Judiciary


2041.By Del. Shook - Exempting the retirement benefits of certain annuitants under the State Teachers Retirement System from state income tax - To Pensions and Retirement then Finance


2042.By Del. Blair - Providing a tax credit for Ad Valorem tax paid on Manufacturing Inventory (FN) - To Finance


2043.By Del. Shook and Overington - Relating to notification of cancellation or nonrenewal of an insured's automobile liability insurance contract or policy - To Roads and Transportation then Banking and Insurance then Judiciary


2044.By Del. Cann, Fragale, Iaquinta and Miley - Including Salem International University as an eligible institution and modifying provisions regarding eligible higher education institutions receiving PROMISE scholarship funds - To Education then Finance


2045.By Del. Perry and Schadler - Relating to funeral and cremation expenses for indigent persons - To Finance


2046.By Del. Manchin and Caputo - Enabling creditors to collect upon their judgements from debtors who often attempt to defeat such judgments - To Judiciary


2047.By Del. Longstreth, Caputo and Martin - Providing that alleged victims of domestic violence or abuse have the right to have a person of their choosing present when they are interviewed by law-enforcement officers or the prosecuting attorney - To Judiciary


2048.By Del. Hamilton, Duke and Sumner - Providing for the continuance of medical coverage for the spouse of a deceased retired public employee for any period previously purchased with accumulated leave - To Pensions and Retirement then Finance


2049.By Del. Caputo and Longstreth - Providing that a legally unlicensed personal care home may house up to four unrelated residents if there is at least one full-time employee working at the home - To Senior Citizen Issues then Health and Human Resources


2050.By Del. Craig and Morgan - Expanding the counties covered by West Virginia Route 2 and Interstate 68 Authority to include Cabell, Mason and Jackson counties; and increasing the number of members - To Government Organization - [Local Bill]


2051.By Del. Williams, Perry and Argento - Providing a two thousand eight dollar salary increase for each employee of the Division of Corrections (FN) - To Government Organization then Finance


2052.By Del. Fragale, Miley and Iaquinta - Prohibiting a person convicted of any felony from holding public office - To Judiciary

2053.By Del. Hatfield and Doyle - Prohibiting pharmacists and other persons involved in dispensing medicines from refusing to fill prescriptions - To Health and Human Resources then Judiciary


2054.By Del. Iaquinta, Argento, Barker, Fragale and Azinger - Providing a mechanism whereby unused, unexpired nonnarcotic drugs previously owned by a deceased nursing home patient or resident may be donated to free health care clinics in the state - To Health and Human Resources then Judiciary


2055.By Del. Hatfield, Martin and Caputo - Requiring nursing homes to publicly post staffing information and granting rights to family councils - To Health and Human Resources then Judiciary


2056.By Del. Poling, D., Marshall, Argento, Klempa and Caputo - Relating to electronic and paper requisition format approved by the Auditor - To Government Organization then Judiciary


2057.By Del. Hamilton and Romine - Requiring the department of health and human resources to enforce specific abortion clinic regulations - To Health and Human Resources then Judiciary


2058.By Del. Ireland and Romine - No State-Funded Transportation for Abortion Act - To Health and Human Resources then Judiciary


2059.By Del. Fragale, Iaquinta, Miley and Cann - Prohibiting certain sex offenders from loitering within one thousand feet of a school or child care facility, school bus stop, or other child safety zone - To Judiciary


2060.By Del. Rodighiero, Eldridge and Reynolds - Requiring magistrate courts to maintain records relating to successful collection rates on judgements - To Judiciary


2061.By Del. Hatfield and Wells - Prohibiting abusive behavior towards elephants by an owner or manager - To Agriculture then Judiciary


2062.By Del. Blair, Overington and Miller, J. - Giving the owners of newly constructed homes a ten-year grace period before a connection to a newly installed sewer line is mandatory (FN) - To Judiciary then Finance


2063.By Del. Webster, Andes and Fleischauer - Relating to water utility rates - To Judiciary then Finance


2064.By Del. Iaquinta, Longstreth, Caputo and Swartzmiller - Designating the seventh day of December, "Pearl Harbor Day," as a legal state holiday (FN) - To Veterans' Affairs and Homeland Security then Finance


2065.By Del. Caputo, Manchin and Longstreth - Relating to issuing a certificate of birth resulting in stillbirth - To Health and Human Resources then Finance


2066.By Del. Iaquinta, Martin, Miley, Talbott, Barker and Wells - Prohibiting fractional pricing in the retail sale of gasoline - To Energy, Industry and Labor, Economic Development and Small Business then Judiciary


2067.By Del. Walters and Azinger - Allowing a tax deduction for all prepaid tuition contracts or college savings plan (FN) - To Education then Finance


2068.By Del. Evans, Romine, Azinger and Rowan - Excluding federal interest income when applying the income exclusion available to those sixty-five years of age or older and to persons permanently and totally disabled (FN) - To Finance


2069.By Del. Iaquinta, Anderson, Poling, M., Crosier, Fragale, Miley and Duke - Increasing the faculty senate allotment for classroom teachers and librarians (FN) - To Education then Finance


2070.By Del. Walters - Requiring that all worker's compensation adjusters employed by a private insurance carrier be located within the geographic borders of West Virginia - To Judiciary


2071.By Del. Talbott - Prohibiting discrimination in rates by insurance companies because of having filed claims under the uninsured and under insured coverage of an automobile policy - To Banking and Insurance then Judiciary


2072.By Del. Azinger - Relating to variable premium adjustable life insurance policies - To Banking and Insurance then Judiciary


2073.By Del. Border - Requiring that abortion providers notify the parents of a minor seeking an abortion forty-eight hours before performing the procedure - To Judiciary


2074.By Del. Brown - Requiring that certain records maintained by the clerk of the county commission to be preserved - To Judiciary


2075.By Del. Schoen - Allowing family court judges to carry concealed deadly weapons without obtaining a license - To Judiciary


2076.By Del. Schoen - Making it unlawful to offer for sale or sell products created wholly or in part by county or regional jail inmates - To Judiciary


2077.By Del. Schoen - Adding a magistrate to those serving Putnam County (FN) - To Judiciary then Finance


2078.By Del. Williams - Notifying persons from out-of-state who issue worthless checks in this state and who, fail to pay the check and applicable fine or fail to appear in court, that a notice of their failure will be sent to the Division of Motor Vehicles - To Judiciary


2079.By Del. Williams - Providing that when a person from another state writes a worthless check in this state which results in a summons to appear in magistrate court but then fails to appear shall have his or her privilege to drive in this state revoked (FN) - To Judiciary then Finance


2080.By Del. Caputo - Providing a ten percent discount to residents at state parks and forests (FN) - To Natural Resources then Finance


2081.By Del. Caputo - Requiring the superintendent or owner of a mine to sign the fire boss record book daily - To Energy, Industry and Labor, Economic Development and Small Business then Judiciary


2082.By Del. Michael - Providing criminal penalties for negligently or carelessly shooting and wounding or killing a human being while hunting under the influence of alcohol or drugs - To Natural Resources then Judiciary


2083.By Del. Hatfield - Relating to disclosure requirements for political campaign advertisements - To Judiciary


2084.By Del. Walters - Small Business Development Incentive Program for Internal Growth Act (FN) - To Energy, Industry and Labor, Economic Development and Small Business then Finance


2085.By Del. Walters - Providing county boards of education may study the economic feasibility of exercising an option of engaging in cooperative agreements with local public or regional transit authorities to transport students - To Education then Finance


2086.By Del. Walters - Providing a five percent personal income tax reduction (FN) - To Finance


2087.By Del. Ennis, Williams, Swartzmiller, Cann, Michael, Beach and Kominar - Changing the definition of final average salary to thirty-six consecutive months for calculating retirement (FN) - To Pensions and Retirement then Finance


2088.By Del. Craig, Stephens and Reynolds - Providing for the temporary detention of criminal suspects by law-enforcement officers where probable cause appears to exist - To Judiciary


2089.By Del. Rodighiero, Eldridge and Stephens - Allowing certain public employees to pay back retirement benefits (FN) - To Pensions and Retirement then Finance


2090.By Del. Duke, Doyle, Overington, Tabb, Miller, J. and Blair - Providing a housing supplement for members of the State Police - To Finance


2091.By Del. Perdue, Hatfield, Boggs, Campbell, Fleischauer and Border - Requiring public notice of state plan amendments prior to submission and increasing the membership of the Medicaid Advisory Board - To Government Organization then Judiciary


2092.By Del. Rodighiero, Eldridge, Stephens, Miley, Fleischauer, Longstreth, Boggs and Martin - Prohibiting inquiries reflected on a credit report from adversely affecting an application for insurance - To Banking and Insurance then Judiciary


2093.By Del. Paxton - Providing a framework to avoid imposition of policies and practices on the public schools that distract from a thorough and efficient education - To Education then Finance


2094.By Del. Porter - Prohibiting employees of higher education from assisting students in securing abortions - To Judiciary


2095.By Del. Longstreth, Marshall, Perry and Stephens - Faculty Excellence Act - To Education then Finance


2096.By Del. Craig - Requiring the subject of physics as a required course in all public secondary schools for graduation - To Education


2097.By Del. Walters - Permitting deed of trust or mortgage interest paid on a taxpayers' personal residences to be used for personal income tax purposes (FN) - To Finance


2098.By Del. Hamilton, Klempa, Shaver, Poling, M. and Tabb - Prohibiting oil and gas operators from daylighting - To Energy, Industry and Labor, Economic Development and Small Business then Judiciary


2099.By Del. Iaquinta, Stephens, Hartman and Crosier - Exempting wrecker services from regulation by the Public Service Commission - To Roads and Transportation then Judiciary


2100.By Del. Perdue and Sobonya - Relating to treatment for drug and alcohol addiction - To Health and Human Resources then Judiciary


2101.By Del. Cann, Kominar, Reynolds, Craig, Anderson, Evans and Doyle - Providing for a credit against the West Virginia personal income tax liability in the amount of payments made on student loans (FN) - To Education then Finance


2102.By Del. Williams, Doyle, Tabb and Ashley - Changing the qualifier for low income for a senior citizens' homestead tax credit (FN) - To Senior Citizen Issues then Finance


2103.By Del. Staggers - Relating to drug and alcohol free mines - To Energy, Industry and Labor, Economic Development and Small Business then Judiciary


2104.By Del. Rodighiero, Reynolds, Stephens and Eldridge - Providing benefits for those who have served in the military service (FN) - To Veterans' Affairs and Homeland Security then Pensions and Retirement then Finance


2105.By Del. Hutchins - Relating to prohibiting legislators from enrolling in the state retirement system - To Pensions and Retirement then Finance


2106.By Del. Ireland, Hamilton, Romine and Miller, C. - Making English the official language of West Virginia - To Judiciary


2107.By Del. Azinger - Providing a method in which males may contest allegations or presumptions of biological parentage under certain circumstances - To Judiciary


2108.By Del. Sumner, Duke, Sobonya and Schoen - Prohibiting the naming of a publicly funded building, road, structure or project for a living elected public official - To Government Organization then Judiciary


2109.By Del. Longstreth, Hamilton, Poling, D., Eldridge, Martin, Barker, Reynolds and Rodighiero - Increasing the West Virginia retirement income exemption from taxation on persons age sixty-five years of age or older or surviving spouse of such persons (FN) - To Senior Citizen Issues then Pensions and Retirement then Finance


2110.By Del. Miller, J., Iaquinta and Ireland - Creating a special registration plate for the American Veteran's Organization (AMVETS) - To Roads and Transportation then Judiciary


2111.By Del. Rodighiero, Eldridge and Reynolds - Expanding the West Virginia Children's Health Insurance Program to children of certain state employees - To Health and Human Resources then Finance


2112.By Del. Miller, J. - Creating an apprenticeship program for barbers and cosmetologists - To Government Organization


2113.By Del. Rodighiero and Eldridge - Providing overtime pay for all employees who are required to work holidays regardless if the holiday hours are in excess of a forty hour workweek (FN) - To Energy, Industry and Labor, Economic Development and Small Business then Finance


2114.By Del. Ellem - Providing a penalty for employers failing to withhold an employee's income for child support obligations (FN) - To Judiciary


2115.By Del. Ellem - Relating to conditions of bond for defendants in cases of crimes between family or household members - To Judiciary


2116.By Del. Fragale - Increasing the multiplier for a retirement annuity in the public employees retirement system, and deleting language which allows increases in annuity payments for retired Legislators relative to salary increases (FN) - To Pensions and Retirement then Finance


2117.By Del. Martin - Reallocating the proceeds from limited video lottery by increasing the percentages payable to counties, municipalities and retailers (FN) - To Judiciary then Finance


2118.By Del. Caputo - Requiring the State Board of Education to promulgate rule implementing a tornado safety awareness plan in public schools - To Education


2119.By Del. Spencer - Changing the compulsory school attendance for children in the state from sixteen to eighteen years of age - To Education then Judiciary


2120.By Del. Hamilton - Prohibiting charitable organizations from soliciting contributions on public highways - To Roads and Transportation then Judiciary


2121.By Del. Caputo - Making armed assault or conspiracy to commit armed assault upon school property or school personnel or students a felony (FN) - To Education then Judiciary


2122.By Del. Schadler - Allowing municipalities to regulate the hours of operation of private liquor clubs by ordinance - To Political Subdivisions then Judiciary


2123.By Del. Marshall - Assigning benefits directly to providers based on the patients assignment of benefit form - To Banking and Insurance then Judiciary


2124.By Del. Iaquinta - Providing a criminal penalty for transmitting bulk electronic mail messages which are unsolicited - To Energy, Industry and Labor, Economic Development and Small Business then Judiciary


2125.By Del. Caputo - Providing that personnel carriers used to transport miners must be maintained at the working section - To Judiciary


2126.By Del. Fragale, Iaquinta, Eldridge and Miley - Requiring that the State School Board ensure that no class size for grades seven through twelve be greater than twenty-five students to every one teacher (FN) - To Education then Finance


2127.By Del. Kominar - Providing for a pilot project intended to divert low-income residents from early institutionalization (FN) - To Senior Citizen Issues then Health and Human Resources then Finance

2128.By Del. Azinger - Relating to minimum grab bar standards for hotel and motel rooms that are specifically designated or intended for use by handicapped or disabled guests - To Judiciary


2129.By Del. Martin, Argento and Rowan - Requiring bids under state contract to disclose the location of work to be performed or risk state termination of the contract - To Government Organization


2130.By Del. Blair - Prohibiting law-enforcement officers from asking crime victims if they have insurance coverage to cover losses occasioned by criminal activity - To Judiciary


2131.By Del. Blair - Providing West Virginia students with a partial PROMISE scholarship for schooling outside this state for the reason that no in-state institution offers a course for a major or a degree in the student's desired field - To Education then Finance


2132.By Del. Blair - Relating to allowing bus operators for county school systems to carry-over years of experience operating buses for purposes of determining seniority - To Education then Finance


2133.By Del. Talbott - Increasing the penalties for discarding trash on land and in streams - To Natural Resources then Judiciary


2134.By Del. Iaquinta - Requiring the use of helmets by skateboarders - To Judiciary


2135.By Del. Blair - Providing for reexamination of drivers holding valid drivers licenses who are observed by police officers violating traffic laws or who appear to have caused accidents as the result of negligence or inadequate driving skill - To Roads and Transportation then Judiciary


2136.By Del. Michael - Providing limited immunity from civil damages for persons who volunteer their services to public health departments - To Judiciary


2137.By Del. Talbott - Prohibiting out-of-state persons or business entities from soliciting business by written advertisement in this state under certain circumstances - To Energy, Industry and Labor, Economic Development and Small Business then Judiciary


2138.By Del. Ennis and Perry - Creating an affirmative defense for certain civil and criminal actions arising from the sale of certain alcoholic drinks and nonintoxicating beer by licensed private clubs to persons under the age of twenty-one - To Judiciary


2139.By Del. Blair, Duke, Overington, Tabb and Doyle - Establishing a volunteer litter reporting program (FN) - To Natural Resources then Judiciary


2140.By Del. Shaver, Varner, Swartzmiller and Beach - Excluding disability income received from a veteran for service related injuries from any calculation used to determine spousal support - To Veterans' Affairs and Homeland Security then Judiciary


2141.By Del. Romine, Ellem and Schadler - Relating to the issuance of driver's licenses and disposition - To Roads and Transportation then Judiciary


2142.By Del. Campbell - Allowing municipal police and fire pension plans to use the actuarial examination by the State in lieu of obtaining its own actuary (FN) - To Pensions and Retirement then Finance


2143.By Del. Shaver and Williams - Dedicating a portion of the receipts from the tax on food products to be distributed equally to each district of the Division of Highways (FN) - To Roads and Transportation then Finance


2144.By Del. Varner, Fragale, Pethtel, Ennis, Hartman, Eldridge, Swartzmiller, Kominar and Shaver - Providing State Treasury Fire Protection Fund revenue to the West Virginia State Fire Chiefs Association and the West Virginia State Fireman's Association - To Finance


2145.By Del. Rodighiero, Eldridge and Reynolds - Increasing penalties for the illegal killing, taking, or possessing of certain wildlife - To Natural Resources then Judiciary


2146.By Del. Azinger - Requiring abortion facilities to have certain written policies and procedures - To Health and Human Resources then Judiciary


2147.By Del. Duke, Miller, J., Romine, Ireland and Blair - Reforming the school aid formula by reducing the regular levy deducted from county boards of education (FN) - To Education then Finance


2148.By Del. Reynolds, Stephens, Boggs, Rodighiero, Perdue, Craig and Walters - Providing a corporate tax credit for qualified health insurance policies provided by corporate employers to employees (FN) - To Banking and Insurance then Finance


2149.By Del. Williams - Requiring the DMV to notify the state police when a registered sex offender purchases, trades or registers a motor vehicle - To Roads and Transportation then Judiciary


2150.By Del. Iaquinta - Making a supplementary appropriation to the Division of Veterans' Affairs - To Finance


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