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Eighty-first Legislature

First Regular Session

Held at Charleston

Published by the Clerk of the House

 

West Virginia Legislature

JOURNAL

of the

House of Delegates

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Wednesday, March 20, 2013

THIRTY-SIXTH DAY

[Mr. Speaker, Mr. Thompson, in the Chair]

 

 

            The House of Delegates met at 11:00 a.m., and was called to order by the Honorable Rick Thompson, Speaker.

            Prayer was offered and the House was led in recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance.

            The Clerk proceeded to read the Journal of Tuesday, March 19, 2013, being the first order of business, when the further reading thereof was dispensed with and the same approved.

Committee Reports

            Mr. Speaker, Mr. Thompson, from the Committee on Rules, submitted the following report, which was received:

            Your Committee on Rules has had under consideration:

            H. R. 18, Calling upon the United States Congress to preserve the United State’s Constitutional Second Amendment Rights of our citizens and to address the greatest cause of acts of mass violence, mental illness,

            And reports the same back with the recommendation that it be adopted.

            Mr. Speaker, Mr. Thompson, from the Committee on Rules, submitted the following report, which was received:

            Your Committee on Rules has had under consideration:

            H. C. R. 62, The “Navy Chief Petty Officer Nicholas Heath Null Memorial Bridge”,

            And reports the same back with the recommendation that it be adopted.

            Mr. Speaker, Mr. Thompson, from the Committee on Rules, submitted the following report, which was received:

            Your Committee on Rules has had under consideration:

            H. C. R. 8, The “S/Sgt. E. J. A. Maynard Memorial Bridge”,

            And reports back a committee substitute therefor, with a new title, as follows:

            Com. Sub. for H. C. R. 8 - “Requesting the Division of Highways to name the bridge, bridge number 50-41-0.40 on County Route 41 in Wayne County, the ‘U.S. Army S/Sgt. E. J. A. Maynard Memorial Bridge’,”

            H. C. R. 25, The “CPL Fred Russell Memorial Bridge”,

            And reports back a committee substitute therefor, with a new title, as follows:

            Com. Sub. for H. C. R. 25 - “Requesting the Division of Highways to rename the Camp Creek bridge over Camp Creek on State Route 152, in Lavalette, Wayne County, bridge number 50-152-41.56, the ‘U.S. Army CPL Fred Russell Memorial Bridge’,”

            H. C. R. 29, The “Army Specialist-5 James R. Justice Memorial Bridge”,

            And reports back a committee substitute therefor, with a new title, as follows:

            Com. Sub. for H. C. R. 29 - “Requesting the Division of Highways to name bridge number 50-39-2.01 in Wayne County, West Virginia, the ‘Army Specialist-5 James R. Justice Memorial Bridge’, ”

             H. C. R. 35, The “W. Va. Fallen Firefighter Charles Eugene Kessel Memorial Bridge”,

            And reports back a committee substitute therefor, with a new title, as follows:

            Com. Sub. for H. C. R. 35 - “Requesting that bridge number 12-93-9.84 on W. Va. Corridor H, State Route 93 and future U. S. Route 48, crossing over County Route 1, also known as the Scherr Road, in Grant County, West Virginia, be named the ‘Charles Eugene Kessel Memorial Bridge’,”

            And,

            H. C. R. 36, The “Private First Class Oscar Harper, Sr. Memorial Bridge”,

            And reports back a committee substitute therefor, with a new title, as follows:

            Com. Sub. for H. C. R. 36 - “Requesting that bridge number 50-37-12.31 located in Wayne County, West Virginia, at the intersection of West Virginia Route 7, also known as Patrick Creek Road, and West Virginia Route 152 be named the ‘U.S. Army Private First Class Oscar Harper, Sr. Memorial Bridge’,”

            With the recommendation that the committee substitutes each be adopted.

            Delegate Miley, Chair of the Committee on the Judiciary, submitted the following report, which was received:

            Your Committee on the Judiciary has had under consideration:

            H. B. 2463, Repealing the article that permits the sterilization of persons deemed to be mentally incompetent,

            And reports the same back with the recommendation that it do pass.

Resolutions Introduced

            Delegate Romine offered the following resolution, which was read by its title and referred to the Committee on Rules:

            H. C. R. 87 - “Requesting the Division of Highways to erect signs at the Tyler County line on WV Route 2, entering from Pleasant County at mile point 0.00, and entering from Wetzel County at mile point 13.93; and on WV Route 18 entering from Doddridge County at mile point 0.00, that read ‘Home of the 2011 FFA Land Judging and Homesite Evaluation National Champions’.”

            Whereas, The 60th Annual 4-H and FFA National Land and Range Judging Contest was held in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, May 3-5, 2011; and

            Whereas, The Tyler County FFA chapter qualified for the national event by placing among the top five teams at contests held in West Virginia; and

            Whereas, The Tyler County FFA chapter was represented at the 2011 National Land and Range Judging Contest by George Hilvers, Emily Wells, Ashley Cochran and Ashley Watson, with the help of Coach Leon Ammons; and

            Whereas, National championship titles were awarded to team and individual winners in each category of Land Judging, Range Judging and Homesite Evaluation, with 93 FFA teams and 347 FFA individual contestants competing; and

            Whereas, In Land Judging teams and contestants evaluate the soil for its best agricultural use, and in Homesite Evaluation they evaluate the soil to determine if it would be a good site to build a home; and

            Whereas, Emily Wells placed ninth individually in both the Land Judging and Homesite Evaluation contests; and

            Whereas, George Hilvers placed tenth individually in the Homesite Evaluation contest; and

            Whereas, Together the Tyler County FFA chapter won the National Champions title in both Land Judging and Homesite Evaluation; and

            Whereas, The Tyler County FFA team is only the fourth chapter in the National Land and Range Judging Contest’s sixty year history to win double National Champion titles; therefore, be it

            Resolved by the Legislature of West Virginia:

            That the Division of Highways is hereby requested to cause to have fabricated signs erected at the Tyler County line on WV Route 2, entering from Pleasant County at mile point 0.00, and entering from Wetzel County at mile point 13.93; and on WV Route 18 entering from Doddridge County at mile point 0.00, that read “Home of the 2011 FFA Land Judging and Homesite Evaluation National Champions”; and, be it

            Further Resolved, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates, forward a certified copy of this resolution to the Commissioner of the Division of Highways, George Hilvers, Emily Wells, Ashley Cochran, Ashley Watson and Leon Ammons.

            Delegates Caputo, Mr. Speaker, Mr. Thompson, Ambler, Arvon, Azinger, Barill, Barrett, Boggs, Border, Campbell, Canterbury, Diserio, Eldridge, Ellem, Ellington, A. Evans, D. Evans, Ferns, Ferro, Fleischauer, Folk, Fragale, Frich, Guthrie, Hamilton, Hamrick, Hartman, Hunt, Iaquinta, Jones, Lane, Lawrence, Longstreth, Lynch, Manchin, Manypenny, Marcum, Marshall, Miley, Miller, Moore, Morgan, Moye, J. Nelson, Pasdon, Paxton, Perdue, Perry, Pethtel, R. Phillips, Pino, D. Poling, M. Poling, Poore, Raines, Reynolds, Romine, Rowan, Shott, Skaff, Skinner, P. Smith, Sobonya, Sponaugle, Staggers, Stephens, Storch, Stowers, Sumner, Swartzmiller, Tomblin, Walker, Wells, Westfall, White, Williams and Young offered the following resolution, which was read by its title and referred to the Committee on Rules:

            H. C. R. 88 - “Calling upon Patriot Coal to live up to their obligations to active and retired miners, their families and widows.”

            Whereas, The United Mine Workers of America has secured health care and pensions for retired coal miners and widows, through decades of collective bargaining; and

            Whereas, The gains made for working miners as a result of collective bargaining are now being threatened through the use of the bankruptcy proceedings; and

            Whereas, Peabody's spin-off of Patriot Coal jeopardizes the current collective bargaining agreement for active UMWA members at Patriot operations; and

            Whereas, Peabody’s spin-off of Patriot Coal jeopardizes retiree pensions and health care via Patriot's bankruptcy action; and

            Whereas, Actions taken by Peabody and Arch to shed themselves of promised health and retirement benefits through corporate schemes could also hurt coal retiree's pensions and health care; and

            Whereas, The loss of promised health care and retirement benefits jeopardizes the health and security of UMWA active, laid off and retired members and their dependants; and

            Whereas, The loss of promised health care and retirement benefits, if not addressed, could push many local communities into a financial crisis; and

            Whereas, All coal field communities have a significant interest in fighting to maintain retiree pensions and health care for our citizens; therefore, be it

            Resolved by the Legislature of West Virginia: 

            That the West Virginia Legislature pledges the United Mine Workers of America and its membership to join in the fight to protect and maintain mine workers' pensions and health care from assaults by these and other coal operators; and, be it

            Further Resolved, That the West Virginia Legislature calls upon Peabody, Arch and Patriot to live up to their obligations to provide coal miners’ health care and retirement security; and, be it

            Further Resolved, That the West Virginia Legislature calls upon others to assist in preventing these corporations from stripping from active, laid off, and retired coal miners their contractually-promised lifetime health care benefits.

Bills Introduced

            On motions for leave, bills were introduced, read by their titles, and severally referred as follows:

By Delegates Morgan, Pasdon, Craig and McCuskey:

            H. B. 2989 – “A Bill to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new article, designated §53-9-1, §53-9-2, §53-9-3, §53-9-4, §53-9-5 and §53-9-6, all relating to the bifurcation for trial of claims for compensatory and exemplary damages and when punitive or exemplary damages may be awarded; maximum amounts”; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Delegate Staggers

            [By Request of the Division of Motor Vehicles]:

            H. B. 2990 – “A Bill to amend and reenact §17A-3-3 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended; and to amend and reenact §17D-2A-2, §17D-2A-5 and §17D-2A-7 of said code, all relating to insurance or other security required for registration or operation of a motor vehicle; permitting electronic acknowledgment of insurance at the time of registration; clarifying that vehicle security requirements do not apply to commercial motor vehicles that are insured under commercial auto coverage; removing the requirement that insurance companies must provide notices of cancellation to the Division of Motor Vehicles; removing annual reporting requirement by the Division of Motor Vehicles on the number cancellation notices and suspensions; clarifying the penalties for first and subsequent violations of operating a motor vehicle without required insurance or security; replacing the driver’s license suspension penalty of a person who knowingly operates a vehicle without the required security with a provision stating that a person who is not the vehicle owner and who is convicted of operating a motor vehicle that does not have the required security shall have the conviction placed on the driver’s license record; and prohibiting the Division of Motor Vehicles from suspending or revoking the license of a vehicle owner if the citation is received by the agency more than one year from the date of the offense”; to the Committee on Roads and Transportation then the Judiciary.

By Delegates E. Nelson and McCuskey:

            H. B. 2991 – “A Bill to amend and reenact §60-8-3 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to licenses fees and general restrictions on the sale of wines; and on limited occasions, providing that a wine retailer may be licensed as a retail dealer in nonintoxicating beer for the limited purpose of selling nonintoxicating beer at the same festival or fair if the sale of nonintoxicating beer is allowed by the festival or fair”; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Delegate White

            [By Request of the Tax and Revenue Department]:

            H. B. 2992 – “A Bill to repeal §60-9-3 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended; and to amend and reenact §60-9-4 and §60-9-6 of said code, all relating to eliminating duplicative reporting requirements imposed on distributors of imported cigarettes”; to the Committee on the Judiciary then Finance.

By Delegates Shott, Gearheart, Ellington, Moore, L. Phillips, Manchin, Miller, Craig and Ambler:

            H. B. 2993 – “A Bill to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new article, designated §11-28-1, §11-28-2, §11-28-3, §11-28-4, §11-28-5, §11-28-6, §11-28-7 and §11-28-8, all relating to allowing counties and municipalities to levy a sales tax on food and beverages sold at restaurants; providing for county and municipality options; limiting the total tax to three percent; limiting a municipal tax to two percent; setting forth the procedures for counties or municipalities to use to impose the tax; requiring publication; setting forth how the collected tax may be used; setting forth apportionment of the tax between local jurisdictions; setting forth exemptions from the tax; defining terms; and providing criminal penalties”; to the Committee on Political Subdivisions then Finance.

By Delegates Householder and Kump:

            H. B. 2994 – “A Bill to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, be amended by adding thereto a new article, designated §16-45-1, §16-45-2, §16-45-3, §16-45-4 and §16-45-5, all relating to the healthcare compact with other states seeking to protect individual liberty and personal control over Health Care decisions by vesting regulatory authority over Health Care in the States; preamble; definitions; establishing an Interstate Advisory Health Care Commission; providing that the compact is effective on its adoption and consent of the United States Congress unless the United States Congress alters the fundamental purposes; how amendments are made; withdrawal and dissolution; and providing that the director of health be the compact administrator with authority to enter into supplementary agreements and make financial arrangement and subject to the approval of the State Auditor”; to the Committee on Health and Human Resources then the Judiciary.

By Delegates P. Smith, Miley and Perdue:

            H. B. 2995 – “A Bill to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new article, designated §5-5A-1, relating to adding fifty new positions to the staff at the William R. Sharpe, Jr. Hospital”; to the Committee on Health and Human Resources then Finance.

By Delegates Lawrence, Barrett, Hunt and Skinner:

            H. B. 2996 – “A Bill to amend and reenact §29-3-16a of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to smoke detectors in one-and two-family dwellings; carbon monoxide detectors in residential units; making it a misdemeanor offense when an investigation, after a fire, reveals no working smoke detector or carbon monoxide detector; and misdemeanor penalties”; to the Committee on the Judiciary then Finance.

By Delegates Frich, Householder, Howell, Kump, Reynolds, Lane, Moore, Ellem, Sobonya, Border and Butler:

            H. B. 2997 – “A Bill to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new article, designated §1-7-1, §1-7-2, §1-7-3, §1-7-4, §1-7-5, §1-7-6 and §1-7-7, all relating to prohibiting the use of unmanned aircraft; providing exceptions; requiring documentation when an unmanned aircraft is used; providing remedies; prohibiting the use of certain evidence and preservation of collected data; establishing exceptions; and defining terms”; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Delegates Eldridge, R. Phillips, Tomblin, Campbell, Young, Lynch, Hartman, Reynolds, Longstreth, Barrett and Barill:

            H. B. 2998 – “A Bill to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new section, designated §36-3-8a, relating to requiring natural gas lessors to provide surface owners on whose properties natural gas producing wells are drilled the ability to purchase gas from those wells”; to the Committee on Energy, Industry and Labor, Economic Development and Small Business then the Judiciary.

By Delegates Eldridge, R. Phillips, Tomblin, Young, Lynch, Sponaugle, Hartman, Reynolds, Longstreth, Barrett and Barill:

            H. B. 2999 – “A Bill to amend and reenact §29-5A-17 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to prohibiting members of the state Athletic Commission from judging or refereeing any professional boxing, full contact boxing or mixed martial arts match conducted in this state”; to the Committee on Government Organization.

By Delegates Overington and Householder:

            H. B. 3000 – “A Bill to amend and reenact chapter 83, Acts of the Legislature, regular session, 1970, relating to changing the Martinsburg public library to the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Public Library; creating a library board with the power to operate the said public library; and providing a stable method of financing the operation of the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Public Library”; to the Committee on Political Subdivisions then the Judiciary.

By Delegate Manypenny:

            H. B. 3001 – “A Bill to amend and reenact §22-6A-9 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to a requirement, as part of a removal-plan, that a composite soil sample test be performed on the ground area underneath a pit or impoundment after it has been drained and the plastic removed”; to the Committee on the Judiciary then Finance.

By Delegates Shott, Staggers, Gearheart, Canterbury, Ellington, Moore, Moye, Sumner, Iaquinta, Cooper and Ambler:

            H. B. 3002 – “A Bill to amend and reenact §17-16A-29 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to the West Virginia Parkways, Economic Development and Tourism Authority and requiring the Parkways Authority to provide free daily toll passes for veterans traveling to the Veterans Administration Hospital for treatment”; to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs and Homeland Security then Finance.

By Delegate White

            [By Request of the Tax and Revenue Department]:

            H. B. 3003 – “A Bill to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new section, designated §16-9D-4a, relating generally to facilitating and enforcing compliance with the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement; and imposing bonding requirements on certain nonparticipating manufacturers”; to the Committee on the Judiciary then Finance.

By Delegates Morgan, Skinner and Barrett:

            H. B. 3004 – “A Bill to amend and reenact §60-3A-17 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to increasing the percentage a liquor retail licensee must charge licensed clubs and the general public to one hundred twenty percent of cost”; to the Committee on Finance.

By Delegates P. Smith, Walker, Longstreth and Paxton:

            H. B. 3005 – “A Bill to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new article, designated §6-13A-1, relating to requiring any employer to retain a job for any veteran with a service-connected disability while the veteran seeks or receives treatment related to the service-connected disability and is able to return to work”; to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs and Homeland Security then Finance.

By Delegates P. Smith, Walker, Hartman, Fleischauer, Longstreth, Paxton, Eldridge, Barill, Jones, Caputo and Ferro:

            H. B. 3006 – “A Bill to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new article, designated §6-13A-1, relating to retaining jobs for certain disabled veterans seeking or receiving treatment for active duty service-connected injury”; to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs and Homeland Security then Finance.

By Delegates P. Smith, Walker, Hartman, Fleischauer, Longstreth, Paxton, Eldridge, Barill, Jones, Caputo and Ferro:

            H. B. 3007 – “A Bill to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new article, designated §6-13A-1, relating to job retention for any veteran with a service-connected disability while seeking or receiving treatment related to the service-connected disability”; to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs and Homeland Security then Finance.

By Delegates P. Smith, Caputo, Fleischauer, Lynch, Poore, Manchin, M. Poling, Longstreth, Moore, Boggs and Wells:

            H. B. 3008 – “A Bill to amend and reenact §24-1-3 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to the Public Service Commission and providing for election of commissioners”; to the Committee on Government Organization then the Judiciary.

By Delegates Householder, Sobonya, Overington, Cadle and Gearheart:

            H. B. 3009 – “A Bill to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new article, designated §18-33-1, §18-33-2, §18-33-3, §18-33-4, §18-33-5, §18-33-6 and §18-33-7, all relating to enacting a Schoolchildren’s Religious Liberties Act; prohibiting discrimination based on a religious perspective; requiring a policy establishing a limited public forum for student speakers; prohibiting a penalty or reward on account of the religious content of student work; allowing organization of prayer groups, religious clubs and other religious gatherings before, during and after school; requiring policy regarding limited public forum and voluntary student expression of religious perspectives; and providing a model policy”; to the Committee on Education then the Judiciary.

By Delegates Shott and Pasdon:

            H. B. 3010 – “A Bill to amend and reenact §33-17A-4 and §33-17A-6 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, all relating to the use of credit information in connection with the declination and termination of property insurance and expanding the information required to be provided by an insurer in the notice of declination or termination to an insured or applicant”; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Delegates Manypenny, Walker, Swartzmiller, Canterbury and Ambler:

            H. B. 3011 – “A Bill to amend and reenact §19-12E-5 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to removing the provision that requires an applicant to meet federal requirements concerning the production, distribution and sale of industrial hemp prior to being licensed to grow hemp for industrial purposes in the state”; to the Committee on Agriculture then the Judiciary.

By Delegates Frich, Lane, Shott, Rowan, Householder, Sobonya, McCuskey, Ireland, Border, Gearheart and Pasdon:

            H. B. 3012 – “A Bill to amend and reenact §3-1-16 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended; to amend and reenact §3-4A-11a of said code; to amend and reenact §3-5-4 and §3-5-13a of said code; and to amend and reenact §51-1-1 of said code, all relating to the nonpartisan election of justices to the Supreme Court of Appeals beginning in 2014; providing for a nonpartisan judicial office on the voting ballot; and setting forth how the justices are to be selected in the primary and general elections”; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. Speaker, Mr. Thompson, and Delegates Boggs, Swartzmiller, Caputo, Miley, M. Poling, White, Perdue, Morgan, Moye and D. Poling:

            H. B. 3013 – “A Bill to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new article, designated §4-2B-1, relating to authorizing the establishment of job creation work groups to obtain information to assist the Legislature’s efforts to take effective action to increase and attract jobs in West Virginia”; to the Committee on Finance.

Special Calendar

Unfinished Business

            The following resolutions coming up in regular order, as unfinished business, were reported by the Clerk and adopted:

            H. R. 20, Honoring the victims and survivors of the 1972 Blacksville Mine Fire,

            Com. Sub. for H. C. R. 10, The “Staff Sergeant Lesley Wayne Reed US Army Memorial Bridge”,

            H. C. R. 18, The “Cpl. Sherald P. Brady, U.S. Army Memorial Bridge”,

            Com. Sub. for H. C. R. 19, The “Corporal Ronald Lee Kesling USMC Memorial Bridge”,

            H. C. R. 20, The “Army Corporal Rex Marcel Sherman Memorial Bridge”,

            H. C. R. 21, The “Upshur Civil War Company ‘C’ Militia Memorial Highway”,

            H. C. R. 30, The “Army Sergeant Thomas Lawrence Dunithan Memorial Highway”,

            H. C. R. 47, The “Thomas B. Dunn Memorial Highway”,

            And,

            H. C. R. 63, The “US Army SFC James Edward Duncan Memorial Bridge”.

            Ordered, That the Clerk of the House communicate to the Senate the action of the House of Delegates and request concurrence therein on those requiring the same.

Second ReadingThe following bills on second reading, coming up in regular order, were each read a second time and ordered to engrossment and third reading:

            H. B. 2780, Relating generally to multidisciplinary team meetings for juveniles committed to the custody of the West Virginia Division of Juvenile Services,

            Com. Sub. for H. B. 2815, Clarifying and modifying the process of appointing and terminating guardians for minors,

            And,

            H. B. 2842, Clarifying that time-sharing plans, accommodations and facilities are subject to regulation by the Division of Land Sales and Condominiums.

First ReadingThe following bills on first reading, coming up in regular order, were each read a first time and ordered to second reading:

            Com. Sub. for S. B. 359, Relating generally to reforming public education,

            Com. Sub. for H. B. 2124, Creating new code sections which separate the executive departments,

            Com. Sub. for H. B. 2360, Relating to public school support computation of local share,

            H. B. 2508, Changing the capital investment threshold amount,

            Com. Sub. for H. B. 2514, Lowering the total amount of tax credits available under the Film Industry Investment Act,

            H. B. 2516, Updating the meaning of federal adjusted gross income and certain other terms used in the West Virginia Personal Income Tax Act,

            Com. Sub. for H. B. 2534, Relating to the regulation of pawn brokers,

            H. B. 2784, Relating to the Deputy Sheriff Retirement System Act,

            H. B. 2814, Relating to human trafficking,

            Com. Sub. for H. B. 2848, Providing the process for requesting a refund after forfeiture of rights to a tax deed,

            Com. Sub. for H. B. 2858, Relating generally to consumer rate relief bonds,

            And,

            H. B. 2933, Providing notification to a prosecuting attorney of an offender’s parole hearing and release.

Remarks by Members

            Delegate Hunt addressed the House regarding state cooperation with FBI agents in dealing with the problem of child pornography and pedophilia, and at the conclusion thereof, Delegate Azinger asked and obtained unanimous consent that such be printed in the Appendix to the Journal.

            Delegate Perdue addressed the House regarding lack of funding for treatment of substance abuse, and at the conclusion thereof, Delegate Craig asked and obtained unanimous consent that such remarks be printed in the Appendix to the Journal.

            At 11:47 a.m., the House of Delegates adjourned until 11:00 a.m., Thursday, March 21, 2013.

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