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Senate Bills Introduced


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Wednesday, January 11, 2012



SB 1 - Sen. Foster
Requiring colorectal cancer screening coverage for certain individuals (FN)

Banking and Insurance then Finance

SB 2 - Sen. Foster and Williams
Creating medication therapy management services program for Medicaid recipients (FN)

Health and Human Resources then Finance

SB 3 - Sen. Foster and Klempa
Requiring safety features on new residential water heaters

Government Organization

SB 4 - Sen. Foster, Kessler (Mr. President), Klempa and Wells
Declaring child's right to nurse

Health and Human Resources then Judiciary

SB 5 - Sen. Foster, Jenkins, Kessler (Mr. President), Miller, Plymale and Klempa
Creating Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affairs

Government Organization then Finance

SB 6 - Sen. Stollings, Jenkins, Kessler (Mr. President), Miller, D. Facemire, Plymale, Foster and Kirkendoll
Relating to use of epinephrine in emergency situations

Health and Human Resources then Judiciary

SB 7 - Sen. Stollings, Jenkins, Miller, Plymale, Foster, Klempa and Kirkendoll
Relating to administration of Naloxone in suspected drug overdoses

Health and Human Resources then Judiciary

SB 8 - Sen. Browning, Miller, Plymale, Foster, Stollings, Kirkendoll, Unger and Minard
Creating Creative Communities Development Pilot Program (FN)

Economic Development then Finance
SB 9 - Sen. Browning, Plymale, Unger, Stollings, Kirkendoll and Minard
Relating to Economic Development Authority's loan criteria for tourism projects

Economic Development then Finance

SB 10 - Sen. Browning
Increasing age of consent for refusal of mental health treatment

Health and Human Resources then Judiciary

SB 11 - Sen. Browning, Jenkins and Beach
Increasing number of magistrate court deputy clerks (FN)

Judiciary then Finance

SB 12 - Sen. Browning, Chafin, Miller, D. Facemire and Beach
Authorizing operation of low-speed vehicles in municipalities

Transportation and Infrastructure then Judiciary

SB 13 - Sen. Browning, Williams, Foster and Klempa
Relating to consumers sales and service tax credit for tourism development expansion projects (FN)

Economic Development then Finance

SB 14 - Sen. McCabe, Kessler (Mr. President), Foster, Klempa and Wells
Prohibiting discrimination based upon age or sexual orientation

Judiciary then Finance

SB 15 - Sen. McCabe, Foster and Klempa
Creating Energy Efficient Building Act (FN)

Government Organization then Finance

SB 16 - Sen. Minard, Williams, Beach and D. Facemire
Including checkoff option on tax return for Jackson's Mill (FN)

Agriculture then Finance

SB 17 - Sen. Snyder, D. Facemire and Unger
Creating Commuter Rail Access Act

Transportation and Infrastructure then Finance

SB 18 - Sen. Minard and Jenkins
Increasing number of magistrate court deputy clerks (FN)

Judiciary then Finance

SB 19 - Sen. Snyder, D. Facemire, Klempa and Unger
Prohibiting unsolicited political text messages

Judiciary
SB 20 - Sen. Minard, Jenkins, Chafin, D. Facemire, Williams and Klempa
Exempting Social Security from state personal income tax (FN)

Finance

SB 21 - Sen. Minard
Authorizing PEIA promulgate rules relating to underwriting requirements for nonstate employer participants (FN)

Banking and Insurance then Finance

SB 22 - Sen. Minard
Modifying provisions regarding higher education institutions eligible for PROMISE scholarship funds (FN)

Education then Finance

SB 23 - Sen. Williams, Plymale, Beach and Minard
Requiring filing fee for write-in candidates for public office (FN)

Judiciary then Finance

SB 24 - Sen. Foster and D. Facemire
Forbidding tobacco sales in licensed pharmacies

Health and Human Resources then Judiciary

SB 25 - Sen. Foster and Klempa
Requiring public health impact statement relating to new DEP air or water rules (FN)

Judiciary then Finance

SB 26 - Sen. Foster (By Request)
Enacting Uniform Real Property Electronic Recording Act

Interstate Cooperation then Judiciary

SB 27 - Sen. Foster, D. Facemire and Klempa
Relating to bidding preference for resident vendors and vendors employing state residents

Government Organization then Finance

SB 28 - Sen. Foster
Creating Smoke Free West Virginia Act

Health and Human Resources then Judiciary

SB 29 - Sen. Foster and Klempa
Requiring certain health insurance providers offer wellness programs (FN)

Banking and Insurance then Finance

SB 30 - Sen. Beach and Klempa
Providing additional means to notify DMV of purchase of junked vehicle

Transportation and Infrastructure
SB 31 - Sen. Beach and Klempa
Increasing size limit of voting precincts and standard receiving boards (FN)

Judiciary then Finance

SB 32 - Sen. Beach
Allowing responsible liquor sampling events

Judiciary

SB 33 - Sen. Williams and Nohe
Requiring full-time prosecuting attorney devote full time to public duties

Government Organization then Judiciary

SB 34 - Sen. Klempa, D. Facemire and Unger
Requiring feasibility study of consolidation of government services and law enforcement for motor carrier industry

Government Organization then Finance

SB 35 - Sen. Klempa
Regulating pawnbrokers

Government Organization then Finance

SB 36 - Sen. Klempa
Relating to disclosure requirements for public construction contracts

Labor then Judiciary

SB 37 - Sen. Klempa and Foster
Requiring certain public works employees complete construction safety program

Labor then Government Organization

SB 38 - Sen. Klempa and D. Facemire
Increasing parole ineligibility period for persons convicted of controlled substance distribution near school bus

Judiciary

SB 39 - Sen. Klempa
Imposing additional tax on certain natural gas for sale, profit or commercial use outside of WV (FN)

Energy, Industry and Mining then Finance

SB 40 - Sen. Klempa
Creating tax credit for composting garbage, landscape waste and food (FN)

Judiciary then Finance

SB 41 - Sen. Green, Jenkins and Plymale
Creating Grieving Parents Act

Judiciary

SB 42 - Sen. Foster and Miller
Creating felony for driving under influence and causing serious bodily injury

Judiciary
SB 43 - Sen. Foster and D. Facemire
Relating to criminal offenses of robbery and attempted robbery

Judiciary

SB 44 - Sen. Foster
Permitting state opt out of federal statute preventing residents convicted of certain crimes from receiving certain benefits (FN)

Judiciary then Finance

SB 45 - Sen. Foster and Kessler (Mr. President)
Requiring prescription for drugs containing certain precursors of methamphetamine

Health and Human Resources then Judiciary

SB 46 - Sen. Foster
Creating Honest Opportunity Probation with Enforcement Program

Judiciary then Finance

SB 47 - Sen. Beach, Kessler (Mr. President), Plymale, Williams, Foster, Klempa and Unger
Establishing offense of unlawful use of wireless communication device while operating motor vehicle

Transportation and Infrastructure then Judiciary

SB 48 - Sen. Beach and Unger
Relating to outdoor advertising sign restrictions

Transportation and Infrastructure then Judiciary

SB 49 - Sen. Beach
Providing penalties for failing to return minor child in timely manner following visitation

Judiciary

SB 50 - Sen. Boley and Nohe
Requiring parents objecting to immunizations provide written statement of belief in lieu of immunization proof

Education then Judiciary

SB 51 - Sen. Boley and Nohe
Relating to adultery and alimony in divorce proceeding

Judiciary

SB 52 - Sen. Tucker, Plymale, Minard and Chafin
Providing attorney from public defender office be appointed by judge in certain cases

Judiciary then Finance
SB 53 - Sen. Tucker, Jenkins and Chafin
Requiring public defender corporations be centralized under Executive Director of Public Defender Services (FN)

Judiciary then Finance

SB 54 - Sen. Green, D. Facemire, Williams, Beach and Stollings
Relating to minors obtaining tattoos; parental consent

Health and Human Resources then Judiciary

SB 55 - Sen. Beach
Relating to residency requirements for persons appointed as campus police officers

Education then Judiciary

SB 56 - Sen. Beach and Kessler (Mr. President)
Requiring insurance coverage of spouses and dependents for pregnancy and contraceptive services

Banking and Insurance then Finance

SB 57 - Sen. Beach
Providing additional protections for certain public lands where timbering operations conducted

Natural Resources then Judiciary

SB 58 - Sen. Foster
Relating to work camps for nonviolent offenders

Judiciary

SB 59 - Sen. Foster
Creating WV Swimming Pool Safety Act

Judiciary

SB 60 - Sen. Miller and Unger
Creating felony for driving under influence and causing serious bodily injury

Transportation and Infrastructure then Judiciary

SB 61 - Sen. Barnes
Clarifying measure of severance tax imposed on privilege of producing timber (FN)

Natural Resources then Finance

SB 62 - Sen. Barnes, Sypolt and Nohe
Exempting certain motor vehicles from personal property taxation (FN)

Transportation and Infrastructure then Finance

SB 63 - Sen. Barnes
Expanding scope of "political party" definition

Judiciary

SB 64 - Sen. Barnes and Sypolt
Creating Support Our Law Enforcement and Safe Neighborhoods Act

Judiciary then Finance
SB 65 - Sen. Barnes
Establishing comparative fault standard

Judiciary

SB 66 - Sen. Barnes
Limiting certain distribution of public moneys by elected officials

Judiciary then Finance

SB 67 - Sen. Barnes
Relating to care of certain aborted fetuses

Health and Human Resources then Judiciary

SB 68 - Sen. Barnes and Sypolt
Prohibiting gender-based abortions

Health and Human Resources then Judiciary

SB 69 - Sen. Barnes, Sypolt, Nohe, Williams and Unger
Providing certain firefighters personal income tax credit (FN)

Government Organization then Finance

SB 70 - Sen. Boley and Nohe
Creating Paternity Justice Act of 2012

Judiciary

SB 71 - Sen. Beach and Klempa
Including WV in agreement among states to elect President and Vice President by national popular vote

Judiciary

SB 72 - Sen. Beach
Creating Safe and Efficient Parkways Act (FN)

Transportation and Infrastructure then Finance

SB 73 - Sen. Foster, Klempa and Stollings
Restricting use of tanning facilities by minors

Health and Human Resources then Judiciary

SB 74 - Sen. Snyder
Amending exemptions for small planned communities from Uniform Common Interest Ownership Act

Interstate Cooperation then Judiciary

SB 75 - Sen. Unger
Creating Equine Rescue Facilities Act

Agriculture then Government Organization
SB 76 - Sen. Unger
Relating to requirements for new facility projects of public agencies and projects receiving state funds (FN)

Government Organization then Finance

SB 77 - Sen. Unger and Foster
Requiring alcohol awareness education courses for certain employees of retailers and licensed private clubs

Judiciary

SB 78 - Sen. Unger and Jenkins
Including WV Wing of Civil Air Patrol as employer subject to workers' compensation coverage

Banking and Insurance then Finance

SB 79 - Sen. Unger, Plymale, Foster and Klempa
Creating misdemeanor offense of unlawful use of wireless communication device for nonvoice communication while operating motor vehicle

Transportation and Infrastructure then Judiciary

SB 80 - Sen. Miller, Foster and Stollings
Providing in-state tuition rates for certain out-of-state medical and osteopathic students (FN)

Education then Finance

SB 81 - Sen. Unger, Kessler (Mr. President), D. Facemire, Williams and Klempa
Compensating State Police for call-back time; housing stipend (FN)

Finance

SB 82 - Sen. Miller
Permitting Secretary of State dissolve certain corporate entities

Judiciary

SB 83 - Sen. Barnes and Williams
Adding additional family court judge

Judiciary then Finance

SB 84 - Sen. Jenkins
Creating Higher Education Community School Law

Education then Finance

SB 85 - Sen. Jenkins
Expanding counties covered by WV Route 2 and I-68 Authority (FN)

Transportation and Infrastructure then Government Organization

SB 86 - Sen. Jenkins and Nohe
Requiring certain defendants pay incarceration costs

Judiciary then Finance
SB 87 - Sen. Jenkins and Plymale
Allowing temporary detention of certain criminal suspects

Judiciary

SB 88 - Sen. Jenkins, Williams, Klempa and Minard
Creating Jobs Impact Statement Act (FN)

Economic Development then Finance

SB 89 - Sen. Jenkins, Nohe and Plymale
Extending civil liability immunity to certain parks and recreation district operators

Natural Resources then Judiciary

SB 90 - Sen. Jenkins
Providing method of appraising certain affordable multifamily rental property for ad valorem property taxes (FN)

Government Organization then Finance

SB 91 - Sen. Jenkins and Sypolt
Allowing nonpartisan election of Supreme Court Justices

Judiciary

SB 92 - Sen. Jenkins
Providing personal income tax credit for recycling fees (FN)

Judiciary then Finance

SB 93 - Sen. Jenkins and Nohe
Mandating additional punishment for utilizing minor in commission of crime

Judiciary

SB 94 - Sen. Jenkins and Plymale
Excluding certain taxicab companies from Workers' Compensation Fund liability (FN)

Judiciary

SB 95 - Sen. Sypolt, Miller, D. Facemire and Nohe
Limiting landowner's liability for injuries occurring on property while hunting

Natural Resources then Judiciary

SB 96 - Sen. Sypolt and Williams
Redefining basis for disqualification of prospective jurors

Judiciary

SB 97 - Sen. Sypolt
Creating Intrastate Coal and Use Act

Energy, Industry and Mining then Judiciary

SB 98 - Sen. Sypolt
Exempting certain homeowners' association dues from consumers sales and service tax (FN)

Judiciary then Finance
SB 99 - Sen. Sypolt
Imposing statute of limitations on civil action derived from surveying of property

Judiciary

SB 100 - Sen. Palumbo
Relating to fees collected by circuit clerks

Judiciary

SB 101 - Sen. Yost, Jenkins, Nohe, Williams, Klempa and Unger
Exempting military, National Guard and reserve income from state income tax (FN)

Military then Finance

SB 102 - Sen. Yost, Jenkins, Sypolt, Nohe, Klempa and Unger
Providing campground fee discounts to certain National Guard members (FN)

Natural Resources then Finance

SB 103 - Sen. Plymale, Jenkins, Stollings, Unger and Browning
Requiring state board establish digital learning program

Education then Finance

SB 104 - Sen. Edgell and D. Facemire
Providing procedure to determine credit for utility taxpayers with net operating loss carryovers (FN)

Judiciary then Finance

SB 105 - Sen. Jenkins
Creating criminal offense for animal fighting ventures involvement

Agriculture then Judiciary

SB 106 - Sen. Edgell, Jenkins, Kessler (Mr. President) and Plymale
Providing higher education employees' eligibility for Legislature

Education then Judiciary

SB 107 - Sen. Sypolt and Williams
Creating WV Firearms Freedom Act

Judiciary then Finance

SB 108 - Sen. Jenkins, Plymale and Foster
Relating to requirements to serve as magistrate

Judiciary

SB 109 - Sen. Jenkins and Foster
Permitting unlicensed personnel to administer medications in certain circumstances

Health and Human Resources then Judiciary
SB 110 - Sen. Unger, Beach and Klempa
Expanding powers and duties of Broadband Deployment Council

Transportation and Infrastructure then Government Organization

SB 111 - Sen. Unger, D. Facemire, Williams and Klempa
Relating to maintaining minimum number of State Police; salary (FN)

Government Organization then Finance

SB 112 - Sen. Yost and Klempa
Allowing county boards of education reassign injured or ill service personnel; compensation

Education then Finance

SB 113 - Sen. Yost, Jenkins, Miller, D. Facemire, Foster, Klempa and Unger
Observing week in which December 7 falls as Pearl Harbor and Military Appreciation week (FN)

Judiciary

SB 114 - Sen. Yost and D. Facemire
Creating Medication Therapy Management Act

Health and Human Resources then Finance

SB 115 - Sen. Yost, Miller and Klempa
Creating Keep Jobs in West Virginia Act (FN)

Labor then Government Organization

SB 116 - Sen. Yost, Sypolt and Nohe
Exempting certain military members' motor vehicles from personal property taxation

Transportation and Infrastructure then Finance

SB 117 - Sen. Yost, Jenkins, Miller, Sypolt, Nohe and Klempa
Exempting military retirement income from state income tax (FN)

Military then Finance

SB 118 - Sen. Foster
Terminating residential lease upon tenant death

Judiciary

SB 119 - Sen. Sypolt
Relating to notice and removal of personal property from real property after tax sale

Judiciary

SB 120 - Sen. Sypolt
Permitting person to file bond in escrow with court to cover mechanic's lien

Government Organization then Judiciary
SB 121 - Sen. Sypolt
Making English official state language (FN)

Government Organization then Finance

SB 122 - Sen. Sypolt
Prohibiting certain abortions at state facilities

Health and Human Resources then Judiciary

SB 123 - Sen. Sypolt
Requiring equal number of members from each magisterial district on county planning commissions

Government Organization then Judiciary

SB 124 - Sen. Sypolt
Changing low income qualifier for senior citizens' homestead tax credit (FN)

Judiciary then Finance

SB 125 - Sen. Yost and Klempa
Creating State Labor Relations Act (FN)

Labor then Government Organization

SB 126 - Sen. Prezioso, Klempa and Unger
Requiring photo on mobility impairment windshield placard; physician approval (FN)

Transportation and Infrastructure then Finance

SB 127 - Sen. Sypolt and Beach
Requiring tarpaulins on certain motor carriers transporting solid waste

Transportation and Infrastructure then Judiciary

SB 128 - Sen. Sypolt and Nohe
Exempting veterinary medications from consumers sales and service tax (FN)

Agriculture then Finance

SB 129 - Sen. Sypolt
Relating to descriptions of easements and rights-of-way

Judiciary

SB 130 - Sen. Sypolt
Relating to jury selection in felony cases

Judiciary

SB 131 - Sen. Yost, Jenkins and Nohe
Allowing National Guard members obtain free hunting and fishing licenses (FN)

Natural Resources then Finance
SB 132 - Sen. Sypolt
Allowing Director of Office of Miners' Health, Safety and Training discretion when imposing certain penalties

Energy, Industry and Mining then Judiciary

SB 133 - Sen. Plymale, Jenkins and Foster
Increasing Cultural Facilities and Capitol Resources Matching Grant Fund allocation from racetrack video lottery net terminal income

Judiciary then Finance

SB 134 - Sen. Chafin, Miller, Nohe and Klempa
Allowing issuance of ten-year vehicle registration plates to Bronze Star Medal recipients (FN)

Transportation and Infrastructure then Finance

SB 135 - Sen. Wells, Yost, Edgell, D. Facemire, Helmick, Sypolt, Jenkins, Miller, Nohe, Plymale and Unger
Requiring consideration of military education, training and experience for professional licensure (IB)

Military then Government Organization

SB 136 - Sen. Wells, Yost, Edgell, D. Facemire, Helmick, Sypolt, Jenkins, Miller, Nohe, Plymale, Foster, Klempa and Minard
Providing free certified copies of veteran's death certificate (FN) (IB)

Military then Finance

SB 137 - Sen. Snyder and Unger
Requiring certain lottery funds be used for public works projects

Judiciary then Finance

SB 138 - Sen. Palumbo and Unger
Extending discount for EZ Pass transponders to all other toll roads

Transportation and Infrastructure then Finance

SB 139 - Sen. Palumbo and Foster
Making failure to wear safety belts primary offense

Transportation and Infrastructure then Judiciary

SB 140 - Sen. K. Facemyer and D. Facemire
Requiring boards of education hire most qualified persons for extracurricular activities

Education
SB 141 - Sen. K. Facemyer and Miller
Increasing penalties for tobacco use by minors

Health and Human Resources then Judiciary

SB 142 - Sen. Unger and Snyder
Adding additional circuit court judge (FN)

Judiciary then Finance

SB 143 - Sen. Unger and Miller
Requiring PSC report to Legislature on broadband markets

Transportation and Infrastructure then Government Organization

SB 144 - Sen. Unger
Allowing certain shooters not possess hunting license

Natural Resources then Judiciary

SB 145 - Sen. Unger
Providing student's silence or inaction is not assent to health insurance coverage offered by higher education institution

Education

SB 146 - Sen. Unger
Requiring county commissions change magisterial boundary lines following census

Government Organization then Judiciary

SB 147 - Sen. Stollings
Providing wiretapping evidentiary provisions apply to family court; cellular phone communication confidentiality

Judiciary

SB 148 - Sen. K. Facemyer and Williams
Creating Transition Program for Tobacco Farmers

Agriculture then Finance

SB 149 - Sen. Unger, Miller and Kessler (Mr. President)
Requiring law enforcement return forfeited or abandoned firearms to owners (FN)

Judiciary then Finance

SB 150 - Sen. Foster, Jenkins, Browning, Hall and Plymale
Clarifying Consolidated Public Retirement Board's authority to determine public employer contribution rate (FN)

Pensions then Finance
SB 151 - Sen. Barnes and Williams
Modifying "nontraditional agriculture" definition

Agriculture then Natural Resources

SB 152 - Sen. Wells, Yost, Edgell, D. Facemire, Helmick, Sypolt, Jenkins, Nohe, Williams, Foster, Klempa and Unger
Relating to unemployment benefits for certain spouses of military personnel (IB)

Military then Finance

SB 153 - Sen. Klempa, Beach and Kessler (Mr. President)
Increasing tax credits for apprenticeship training in construction trades

Labor then Finance

SB 154 - Sen. Kessler (Mr. President), Beach and Unger
Requiring corporations disclose expenditures for political activities

Judiciary

SB 155 - Sen. Kessler (Mr. President), Plymale and Browning
Preventing disability pension reduction for certain PERS members (FN)

Pensions then Finance

SB 156 - Sen. Laird, Tucker, Yost, Barnes, D. Facemire, Klempa and Unger
Allowing Corrections Commissioner use excess funds to offset operational costs (FN) (IB)

Government Organization then Finance

SB 157 - Sen. Klempa, Edgell, Yost, Williams, Beach, Kessler (Mr. President), Prezioso and Sypolt
Dedicating portion of oil and gas severance tax to county of origin (FN)

Energy, Industry and Mining then Finance

SB 158 - Sen. Kessler (Mr. President) and Unger
Requiring handrails in handicap restrooms

Government Organization

SB 159 - Sen. Plymale
Relating to Division of Rehabilitation Services teacher pay rate (FN)

Government Organization then Finance

SJR 1 - Sen. Minard, Jenkins, Williams and Unger
Proposing constitutional amendment designated Homestead Exemption Increase Amendment

Judiciary then Finance
SJR 2 - Sen. Sypolt
Proposing constitutional amendment designated Marriage Protection Amendment

Judiciary then Finance

SJR 3 - Sen. Sypolt
Proposing constitutional amendment designated Homestead Exemption Increase Amendment (FN)

Judiciary then Finance

SJR 4 - Sen. Sypolt
Proposing constitutional amendment designated Initiative, Referendum and Recall Amendment

Judiciary then Finance

SJR 5 - Sen. Sypolt
Proposing constitutional amendment designated Veto Session Amendment

Judiciary then Finance

SJR 6 - Sen. Snyder, Miller and Unger
Proposing constitutional amendment designated Homestead Exemption Calculation Amendment

Judiciary then Finance

SCR 1 - Sen. Chafin, Beach, Klempa and Stollings
Requesting DOH name bridge in Mingo County "Brittany Nicole Dentro Memorial Bridge"


SCR 2 - Sen. Beach, Klempa and Unger
Requesting DOH name bridge in Monongalia County "Colonel Zackquill Morgan Memorial Bridge-Founder of Morgantown"

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