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Abortion (27 Bills)
HB 2008 - Defining "the deceased" for purposes of prescribing that a deceased victim includes unborn children under first and second degree
HB 2028 - 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 st
HB 2029 - Ensuring that medical workers have the right to refuse to participate in any abortion-related activity
HB 2035 - Requiring a woman, prior to an abortion, to have a pregnancy test administered at the facility where the abortion is to be perform
HB 2057 - Requiring the department of health and human resources to enforce specific abortion clinic regulations
HB 2058 - No State-Funded Transportation for Abortion Act
HB 2073 - Requiring that abortion providers notify the parents of a minor seeking an abortion forty-eight hours before performing the proced
HB 2094 - Prohibiting employees of higher education from assisting students in securing abortions
HB 2146 - Requiring abortion facilities to have certain written policies and procedures
HB 2237 - Establishing the crime of partial birth infanticide
HB 2238 - Providing rape victims with reliable emergency information regarding pregnancy and abortion, and providing those victims with emer
HB 2254 - Requiring notice of an abortion to be provided to the father of the unborn child
HB 2257 - Prohibiting family planning centers that receive state funding from discussing abortion
HB 2263 - Requiring medical practitioners who perform abortions to estimate the gestational age of the fetus by using ultrasound
HB 2278 - Requiring that abortions be performed in hospitals or by physicians with admitting privileges to a hospital within the local servi
HB 2302 - Prohibiting the performance of any abortion when the woman seeking it is doing so solely on account of the gender of the fetus
HB 2303 - Allowing pharmacists and other individuals involved in dispensing medicines to refuse to fill prescriptions or dispense any substa
HB 2313 - Requiring that every woman seeking an abortion be given the opportunity to see an ultrasound image of the fetus
HB 2374 - Requiring any faith-based facility that counsels women regarding contraception, abortion or pregnancy to maintain a quality assura
HB 2455 - Relating to parental notification requirements for obtaining abortions by unemancipated minors
HB 2493 - Requiring a physician to receive written consent from at least one parent or legal guardian before an abortion is performed on an
HB 2516 - Prohibiting a business or organization from performing abortions in a public facility
HB 2520 - Reporting requirements when it is suspected that a woman suffered injury or death due to induced abortion
HB 2543 - Prohibiting abortions at state college or university medical facilities, except when the abortion is necessary to save the life of
HB 2590 - Requiring the Department of Health and Human Resources to maintain information for public dissemination relative to judicial bypas
HB 2598 - Relating to parental notification requirements for abortions performed on unemancipated minors
HB 2610 - Prohibiting state funding of abortions
HB 2611 - Making it illegal to transport a minor across state lines to obtain an abortion without written consent by both parents
HB 2614 - Prohibiting school employees from promoting abortion
HB 2636 - Requiring facilities providing abortions to obtain parental notification or consent in writing
HB 2717 - Requiring physicians performing abortions take steps designed to save the life of any aborted live fetus
HB 2797 - Prohibiting state funding of abortions
HB 2846 - Relating to criminalizing abortion
HB 2906 - Prohibiting persons who are not licensed physicians from performing an abortion
HB 2942 - Prohibiting subsidies to entities that perform abortions
HB 3159 - Prohibiting moneys from any state fund or funding source to be expended for any abortion unless the abortion qualifies for federal
HB 3162 - Prohibiting coverage for abortions under insurance plans provided under the Public Employees Insurance Act
HB 4411 - Relating to the care of aborted fetuses
HB 4517 - Requiring that a person who is undergoing an abortion be offered the opportunity to view available ultrasound images of the fetus
HB 4551 - Prohibiting state funding of abortions
HB 4571 - Abortion Complication Reporting Act

Actions and Suits (3 Bills)
HB 2136 - Providing limited immunity from civil damages for persons who volunteer their services to public health departments
HB 2138 - Creating an affirmative defense for certain civil and criminal actions arising from the sale of certain alcoholic drinks and nonin
HB 2262 - Making it a misdemeanor to file a frivolous lawsuit
HB 2449 - Verifying the lawful presence within the United States of any applicant for certain public benefits
HB 2463 - Providing that adultery shall be a bar to alimony in a divorce proceeding
HB 2498 - Providing that actions in which the state is a party be brought in the county which is affected or related to the controversy
HB 2517 - Relating to immunity from civil liability for operators of parks and recreation districts
HB 2634 - Relating to limitations for certain asbestos exposure claims
HB 3325 - Limiting liability for persons donating and charitable organizations accepting certain food and grocery items
HB 4420 - Asbestos Claims Transparency Act
HB 4584 - Tolling the statute of limitations against all tortfeasors upon filing
HB 4611 - Abolishing joint liability and establishing the principle of comparative fault

Acts (4 Bills)
HB 2038 - Uniform Premarital Agreement Act
HB 2039 - Establishing the Consent to Health Care of Minors Act
HB 2058 - No State-Funded Transportation for Abortion Act
HB 2084 - Small Business Development Incentive Program for Internal Growth Act
HB 2095 - Faculty Excellence Act
HB 2255 - Relating to the "Mandated Benefits Review Act"
HB 2343 - Captive Cervid Farming Act
HB 2363 - Jobs Impact Statement Act
HB 2390 - Allowing the purchase of service credit in the State Teachers Retirement System for temporary employment under the Comprehensive E
HB 2431 - Emergency Contraception Education Act
HB 2475 - Permitting retired state employees to transfer from Medicare to coverage through the West Virginia Public Employees Act
HB 2477 - West Virginia Religious Freedom Act
HB 2501 - West Virginia Public Employment Relations Act
HB 2514 - Verifiable Science Act
HB 2524 - West Virginia Religious Freedom Restoration Act
HB 2542 - "Jason Flatt Act of 2010"
HB 2549 - Relating to the "Telephone Record Confidentiality Act"
HB 2550 - Extending the provisions of the Higher Education Flexibility Act
HB 2604 - West Virginia Public School Employment Relations Act
HB 2631 - West Virginia Public School Employment Relations Act
HB 2646 - Defining the term "Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug Plan" in the public employees insurance act
HB 2675 - Sexually Oriented Businesses Regulation Act
HB 2715 - The Economic Fairness Act of 2009
HB 2720 - Genetic Information Privacy Act
HB 2721 - Dangerous Dog Act
HB 2899 - Adding Tramadol to Schedule IV of the West Virginia Uniform Controlled Substances Act
HB 3021 - Medication Administration by Certified Medicine Aides Act
HB 3078 - Reduced Cigarette Ignition Propensity Standard and Fire Prevention Act
HB 3091 - Budget and Spending Transparency Act
HB 3129 - Creative Communities Development Act
HB 3233 - West Virginia Religious Freedom Restoration Act
HB 3273 - West Virginia Correctional Officer Retirement System Act
HB 3302 - Certified Legal Assistant Act
HB 4008 - Green Buildings Act
HB 4012 - West Virginia Energy Efficiency Act
HB 4016 - Strengthening the Ethics Act financial disclosure filing requirements
HB 4020 - Relating to the Emergency Medical Services Retirement System Act
HB 4028 - Updating the meaning of federal taxable income and certain other terms used in the West Virginia Corporation Net Income Tax Act
HB 4030 - Updating the meaning of federal adjusted gross income and certain other terms used in the West Virginia Personal Income Tax Act
HB 4150 - West Virginia Partnership to Promote Community Well-Being Act
HB 4188 - Anti-Criminal Street Gang Act
HB 4200 - Creating the West Virginia Community Empowerment Transportation Act
HB 4262 - West Virginia Renewable Energy Act
HB 4302 - Ensuring Patient Safety Act
HB 4307 - Plastic Shopping Bag Excise Tax Act
HB 4312 - Relating to the Tax Procedure and Administration Act
HB 4343 - Labor History Week Act
HB 4374 - Caregivers Consent Act
HB 4387 - Flexible Leave Act
HB 4420 - Asbestos Claims Transparency Act
HB 4544 - Community-Based Services Act
HB 4545 - Drug Trafficking Registration Act

Advertising (1 Bills)
HB 2137 - Prohibiting out-of-state persons or business entities from soliciting business by written advertisement in this state under certai
HB 2556 - Prohibiting lottery form using minors in advertising during school hours
HB 4061 - Tourism, direct advertising grants program
HB 4430 - Requiring the Public Employees Insurance Agency and its contractors, under certain circumstances, to advertise that they are seeki

Agriculture (6 Bills)
HB 2343 - Captive Cervid Farming Act
HB 2358 - Including a tax checkoff option for Jackson's Mill 4-H Camp
HB 2511 - Relating to the valuation of managed timberland
HB 2561 - Providing that an applicant for a farm use exemption certificate may not be required to appear before any assessor for renewal
HB 2625 - Providing for aged or disabled farmers to continue to receive the benefit of having their farm land appraised as farm property aft
HB 2735 - Changing the membership of the State Conservation Committee
HB 2936 - Restoring or keeping intact scenic views by coal and timber operators
HB 3096 - Providing tax credits for the sale of locally grown produce
HB 3099 - Conducting a program to increase awareness and consumption of locally produced foods
HB 3254 - Requiring county commissions to adopt and implement county farmland protection programs
HB 4064 - Agriculture, animal disease control
HB 4065 - Agriculture, integrated pest management programs
HB 4066 - Agriculture, shellfish
HB 4201 - Creating the Livestock Care Standards Board
HB 4224 - Agriculture, best management practices for land application of waste products
HB 4333 - Creating regulations for commercial dog breeding operations
HB 4406 - Creating the Spay Neuter Assistance Fund
HB 4407 - Updating the law regarding the rabies vaccinations of dogs and cats
HB 4429 - Increasing the financial penalties for causing serious injury or death to a dog or horse used by law enforcement officials
HB 4477 - Transferring certain powers from the Division of Natural Resources to the Division of Forestry
HB 4501 - Permitting farm use vehicles to travel on public highways under certain circumstances
HB 4511 - Relating to the consumers sales and service tax exemption for sales of livestock
HB 4519 - Requiring all of an established $11 million Racetrack Video Lottery Fund to be transferred into the Unredeemed Pari-Mutuel Tickets
HB 4527 - Limiting the liability of apiary owners and operators
HB 4540 - Requiring restoring or keeping intact scenic views by coal and timber operators operating in those areas
HB 4542 - Creating the Spay Neuter Assistance Fund
HB 4624 - Creating the "Genetically Engineered Food Right to Know Act"
HB 4625 - Creating the "Genetically Engineered Organism Liability Act"
HB 4626 - Creating the "Genetically Engineered Crop and Animal Farmer Protection Act"
HB 4634 - Defining "spelunking" as a recreational purpose and activity for which a landowner's liability for injury is limited

Air Quality (32 Bills)
HB 4045 - DEP, air quality, standards of performance for new stationary sources
HB 4046 - DEP, air quality, permits for construction and major modification
HB 4047 - DEP, air quality, control of air pollution from hazardous waste treatment
HB 4048 - DEP, air quality, acid rain provisions and permits
HB 4049 - DEP, air quality, emission standards for hazardous air pollutants
HB 4050 - DEP, air quality, ambient air quality standards
HB 4088 - DEP, air quality, permits
HB 4638 - Relating to air pollution control

Alcohol (2 Bills)
HB 2100 - Relating to treatment for drug and alcohol addiction
HB 2103 - Relating to drug and alcohol free mines
HB 2122 - Allowing municipalities to regulate the hours of operation of private liquor clubs by ordinance
HB 2138 - Creating an affirmative defense for certain civil and criminal actions arising from the sale of certain alcoholic drinks and nonin
HB 2452 - Providing that a child born addicted to a controlled substance constitutes child abuse
HB 2459 - Increasing the tax on purchases of intoxicating liquors outside corporate limits
HB 2484 - Permitting the sale of nonintoxicating beer within three hundred feet from a church that consents to the sale
HB 2593 - Increasing the penalty for driving under the influence causing death
HB 2664 - Reducing recidivism of offenders convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol
HB 2855 - Permitting the holder of a license to sell nonintoxicating liquors to determine the use or nonuse of tobacco products on the licen
HB 2907 - Relating to the sales of wine
HB 2919 - Including enforcement officers employed by the Alcohol and Beverage Control Commission in the classified service under the Civil S
HB 3067 - Allowing certain owners of warehouses to store and to transport quantities of alcoholic liquors, wine, beer or nonintoxicating bee
HB 3147 - Allowing the legal sale of liquor and wine on Sunday to be the same hours as prescribed for the sale of beer on Sunday
HB 4205 - Relating to the sale of fortified wines
HB 4225 - Alcohol Beverage Control Commission, nonintoxicating beer licensing and operations procedures
HB 4326 - Requiring a preliminary breath analysis for the purpose of determining the blood alcohol content of a surviving driver
HB 4346 - Making it a felony to drive a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol, controlled substance or other drug that causes serious
HB 4388 - Increasing the barrel tax on nonintoxicating beer
HB 4515 - Curtailing the serving of alcoholic beverages by licensed clubs as early as one A.M.
HB 4522 - Relating to prescribing regulations governing the advertising of alcoholic liquors and nonintoxicating beers
HB 4530 - Permitting private clubs to purchase alcoholic liquors from retail liquor stores in any market zone in the state
HB 4629 - Relating generally to wine and excluding wine from the definitions of alcoholic liquor and intoxicating liquor

Animals (11 Bills)
HB 2061 - Prohibiting abusive behavior towards elephants by an owner or manager
HB 2145 - Increasing penalties for the illegal killing, taking, or possessing of certain wildlife
HB 2585 - Limiting liability for repair costs to automobile owners when they hit a deer on a public highway
HB 2623 - Allowing Class RG and RRG deer stamps to be used to hunt and take antlerless deer
HB 2699 - Establishing breeding restrictions for aggressive or vicious dogs
HB 2721 - Dangerous Dog Act
HB 4064 - Agriculture, animal disease control
HB 4216 - Prohibiting wagering at animal fighting ventures and providing a felony criminal penalty
HB 4406 - Creating the Spay Neuter Assistance Fund
HB 4407 - Updating the law regarding the rabies vaccinations of dogs and cats
HB 4429 - Increasing the financial penalties for causing serious injury or death to a dog or horse used by law enforcement officials
HB 4542 - Creating the Spay Neuter Assistance Fund
HB 4546 - Relating to livestock in dire or extreme condition

Appropriations (35 Bills)
HB 2108 - Prohibiting the naming of a publicly funded building, road, structure or project for a living elected public official
HB 2150 - Making a supplementary appropriation to the Division of Veterans' Affairs
HB 4025 - Budget Bill, making appropriations of public money out of the treasury in accordance with section fifty-one, article six of the Co

Appropriations-Supplemental (15 Bills)
HB 2090 - Providing a housing supplement for members of the State Police
HB 2310 - Making a supplementary appropriation to the Department of Education and the Arts - Division of Culture and History
HB 2385 - Relating to the Public Employees Retirement System and the Teachers Retirement System; and providing a one-time supplement for ann
HB 2397 - Providing a salary supplement for providers of medicaid eligible services in the public schools
HB 2645 - Providing one-time supplements to all annuitants when they reach the age of seventy
HB 4211 - Providing supplemental funding for providing alternative programs for limited English proficient students
HB 4668 - Making a supplementary appropriation to the Crime Victims Compensation Fund, the Department of Education and the Arts - Division o

Associations (2 Bills)
HB 2308 - Relating to the West Virginia Partnership to Promote Community Well-Being
HB 2323 - Granting public employees credit toward their West Virginia public employee retirement benefits for service in the Peace Corps
HB 2331 - Allowing teachers who graduated from colleges and universities that are not accredited by associations recognized in West Virginia
HB 2472 - Establishing a West Virginia State Trooper's Association leave donation program
HB 2558 - Exempting from taxation certain property owned by a nonprofit organization
HB 4392 - Requiring the Consolidated Public Retirement Board to deduct from monthly benefits to retirees sums to pay retiree association due

Athletics (3 Bills)
HB 2277 - Providing for the use of neck braces by football players
HB 2392 - Setting standards for assignment of high school athletic directors
HB 2508 - Permitting county board of education the power to employ the most qualified person to be athletic and other extracurricular coache
HB 2589 - Relating to persons who do not qualify for professional certificates who are issued certificates to serve in the public schools as
HB 2665 - Authorizing mixed martial arts competitions
HB 2804 - Preventing a professional educator from taking a coaching position away from a current coach
HB 3152 - Athletic Trainers Registration Act
HB 4067 - Athletic Commission, administrative rules
HB 4196 - Relating to the State Athletic Commission
HB 4290 - Setting standards for assignment of high school athletic directors
HB 4602 - Defining the responsibilities of school athletic directors

Attorney General (39 Bills)
HB 4242 - Relating to assignment of cases to private attorneys by bid

Attorneys (15 Bills)
HB 2262 - Making it a misdemeanor to file a frivolous lawsuit
HB 2361 - Requiring lobbyists and lawyers providing lobbying services to pay service tax
HB 2634 - Relating to limitations for certain asbestos exposure claims
HB 3296 - Relating to the worker's compensation claimant attorney fees
HB 4242 - Relating to assignment of cases to private attorneys by bid
HB 4480 - Providing guidance for prosecuting attorneys in cases involving abused and neglected children
HB 4555 - Permitting persons with schizophrenic "reality disorder" two opportunities to sign a durable power of attorney
HB 4562 - Encouraging and assisting persons diagnosed with schizophrenic reality disorder in designating a durable medical power of attorney

Audits/Auditing (33 Bills)
HB 2002 - Changing the time for periodic valuations and assessments of real and personal property
HB 2511 - Relating to the valuation of managed timberland
HB 2512 - Relating to assessed property valuations
HB 4432 - Providing for actual costs to be paid for municipal audits and reducing the cap on audits for Class IV municipalities
HB 4443 - Clarifying that audit supporting documentation is confidential
HB 4509 - Allowing audits to be published electronically
HB 4556 - Relating to an annual legislative audit of the Parkways Authority
HB 4648 - Providing guidelines for an independent audit of the Public Service Commission

Banks and Banking (5 Bills)
HB 2351 - Prohibiting the placement of automated teller machines (ATM) in establishments that contain video lottery terminals
HB 2896 - Requiring banks to show good cause for calling a business loan due before maturity
HB 2937 - Allowing members of the board of banking and financial institutions to receive compensation for travel expenses
HB 2938 - Relating to the conversion of other financial institutions to state-chartered banks
HB 2996 - Requiring bank transactions involving savings and checking accounts to be posted at the time of the transaction and not the next d
HB 3114 - Mandating that state-chartered banks provide loans for consumers purchasing solar energy panels
HB 3332 - Allowing the Division of Banking to participate in the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System and Registry
HB 4291 - Eliminating duplicitous criminal background investigations with both the West Virginia State Police and the Federal Bureau of Inve
HB 4294 - Requiring banks to provide a bond or pledge assets to secure county deposits under certain circumstances
HB 4318 - Preventing employees and officials of the Division of Banking from taking regulatory action involving financial institutions with
HB 4469 - Requiring bank transactions involving savings and checking accounts to be credited to the account at the time of the transaction

Boards and Commissions (2 Bills)
HB 2017 - Authorizing and encouraging county boards of education to share services of central office administrative personnel
HB 2021 - Giving the Insurance Commissioner the power to regulate and penalize self-insured employers
HB 2085 - Providing county boards of education may study the economic feasibility of exercising an option of engaging in cooperative agreeme
HB 2118 - Requiring the State Board of Education to promulgate rule implementing a tornado safety awareness plan in public schools
HB 2126 - Requiring that the State School Board ensure that no class size for grades seven through twelve be greater than twenty-five studen
HB 2147 - Reforming the school aid formula by reducing the regular levy deducted from county boards of education
HB 2234 - Relating to increasing the maximum cash award the Employee Suggestion Award Board may make for an individual award
HB 2243 - Creating the joint commission on technology and advanced communications
HB 2284 - Prohibiting individual county board of education members from acting on behalf of the board in an individual capacity unless autho
HB 2301 - Prohibiting the demolition of a historic structure prior to a review of and the issuance of a permit by the Commissioner of the Di
HB 2311 - Allowing certain county boards of education to operate their schools on a four-day school week
HB 2319 - Creating a Sentencing Commission
HB 2326 - Allowing county school boards to establish a four-day school week and collect fees for use of school buildings on the fifth day
HB 2352 - Providing nonsupervisory employees of the West Virginia State Board of Education with the same protections against summary dismiss
HB 2354 - Creating the Traumatic Brain Injury Services Commission
HB 2369 - Increasing the amount of mine subsidence insurance reinsured by the board of risk management
HB 2398 - Providing that certain mental hygiene commissioners are eligible for membership in the Public Employees Retirement System
HB 2437 - Relating to the use of personal leave days by a surviving spouse of a deceased employee of a school board
HB 2438 - Establishing the West Virginia Convention and Visitors Bureau Accreditation Board and requiring accreditation standards for conven
HB 2508 - Permitting county board of education the power to employ the most qualified person to be athletic and other extracurricular coache
HB 2515 - Consolidating purchasing by county boards of education
HB 2552 - Revising Insurance Commissioner reporting requirements to the Legislature on workers' compensation insurance rules
HB 2559 - Directing the State Board of Education to determine what principal and teacher reports are unnecessary
HB 2580 - Directing the State Board of Education to develop a program of instruction on macroeconomics
HB 2581 - Making changes to the Municipal Home Rule Board
HB 2606 - Exempting county school boards of education school buses from paying tolls for transit over the West Virginia Turnpike or any park
HB 2640 - Authorizing the Governor to appoint an additional member to the Surface Mine Board that represents the interest of labor
HB 2641 - Requiring the Commissioner of Corrections to keep track of repeat offenses committed by persons convicted of sexual offenses again
HB 2658 - Requiring state offices, agencies, boards and commissions to submit annual reports electronically
HB 2732 - Requiring county boards of education to employ a certified library media specialist in each county school
HB 2741 - Authorizing mental hygiene commissioners to sign readmission orders
HB 2912 - Creating a board and fund to be used to maintain abandoned cemeteries
HB 2915 - Authorizing the sale of prohibited fireworks
HB 2919 - Including enforcement officers employed by the Alcohol and Beverage Control Commission in the classified service under the Civil S
HB 2927 - Requiring the Legislature to approve changes in costs imposed by the Public Employees Insurance Agency Finance Board
HB 2937 - Allowing members of the board of banking and financial institutions to receive compensation for travel expenses
HB 2982 - Modifying the definition of "shallow" and "deep" wells to allow a shallow well to be drilled deeper
HB 3099 - Conducting a program to increase awareness and consumption of locally produced foods
HB 3157 - Relating to allowing a county board of education to enter into lease-purchase agreements and allowing the School Building Authorit
HB 3168 - Creating the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Public Library, creating a library board with the power to operate said library, and prov
HB 3175 - Adjusting the State Rail Authority's contract authority due to inflation
HB 3247 - Requiring any person licensed to prescribe drugs to check with the State Board of Pharmacy before initially prescribing certain dr
HB 3280 - Relating to higher education capital facilities
HB 3293 - Requiring regional airport authority board members to include persons of area expertise
HB 3294 - Requiring the jail facilities standards commission to promulgate rules for the confinement of certain persons in local jails and p
HB 3311 - Clarifying that hospitals owned or operated by nonprofit corporations, nonprofit associations or local government units have only
HB 4017 - Relating to the powers and duties of the board of parole
HB 4019 - Increasing the maximum cash award the Employee Suggestion Award Board may make
HB 4036 - Establishing the Judicial Vacancy Advisory Commission
HB 4039 - Increasing the number of persons that may be appointed to the Marshall County Park and Recreation Board
HB 4043 - Barbers and Cosmetologists, schedule of fees
HB 4044 - Consolidated Public Retirement Board, refund, reinstatement and loan interest factors
HB 4053 - Insurance Commission, WV life and health insurance guaranty association act
HB 4054 - Insurance Commission, viatical settlements
HB 4055 - Medicine, WV Board of, fees for services rendered
HB 4060 - Real Estate Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board, renewal
HB 4067 - Athletic Commission, administrative rules
HB 4068 - Barbers and Cosmetologists, procedures, criteria and curricula
HB 4069 - Barbers and Cosmetologists, standard of ethics
HB 4070 - Barbers and Cosmetologists, continuing education
HB 4071 - Barbers and Cosmetologists, hearing procedure
HB 4072 - Barbers and Cosmetologists, qualifications, training, examination and licensure of instructors
HB 4073 - Barbers and Cosmetologists, licensing schools of barbering and beauty culture
HB 4074 - Barbers and Cosmetologists, operation of barber, beauty shops and schools
HB 4075 - Barbers and Cosmetologists, schedule of fines
HB 4076 - Barbers and Cosmetologists, disciplinary and complaint procedures
HB 4078 - Consolidated Public Retirement Board, teachers' retirement system
HB 4080 - Consolidated Public Retirement Board, state police
HB 4098 - Fire Commission, state fire code
HB 4106 - Insurance Commission, mental health parity
HB 4107 - Insurance Commission, use of senior-specific certifications and professional designations in the sale of life insurance and annuit
HB 4119 - Outdoor Heritage Conservation Fund, board of trustees
HB 4120 - Real Estate Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board, requirements for licensure
HB 4127 - Fire Commission, state building code
HB 4131 - Relating to the board of optometry
HB 4135 - Relating to ethical guidelines for members of professional licensing boards
HB 4139 - Relating to professional licensing boards
HB 4140 - Relating to the board of physical therapy
HB 4142 - Relating to the board of sanitarians
HB 4144 - Relating to the board of veterinary medicine
HB 4147 - Relating to licensing exemptions of persons who only perform the duty of hair washing for a licensed barber or cosmetologist
HB 4174 - Establishing the West Virginia Transportation Finance Commission
HB 4178 - Prohibiting the Finance Board of the Public Employees Insurance Agency from increasing costs to retirees
HB 4179 - Removing the termination date of the Equal Pay Commission
HB 4180 - Clarifying the authority of the West Virginia Consolidated Public Retirement Board to determine the participating employer contrib
HB 4191 - Eliminating the Insurance Commissioner's exemption relating to workers' compensation rulemaking
HB 4192 - Creating the West Virginia Ski Resort Industry Commission
HB 4196 - Relating to the State Athletic Commission
HB 4198 - Extending the expired term of a member of the Oil and Gas Inspectors' Examining Board until such time as the member's successor is
HB 4201 - Creating the Livestock Care Standards Board
HB 4209 - Requiring at least one commissioner be present before a hearing may be conducted on public utility matters
HB 4210 - Requiring the Public Employees Insurance Agency Finance Board to have a quorum of five members present at any public hearing
HB 4225 - Alcohol Beverage Control Commission, nonintoxicating beer licensing and operations procedures
HB 4230 - Insurance Commission, variable life insurance
HB 4231 - Insurance Commission, annuity disclosure
HB 4232 - Insurance Commission, medicare supplement insurance
HB 4233 - Insurance Commission, coordination of health benefits
HB 4235 - Lottery Commission, limited gaming facility rule
HB 4236 - Psychologists, WV Board of, qualifications for licensure as a psychologist or a school psychologist
HB 4245 - Relating to county board of education, eligibility of members and training requirements
HB 4248 - Relating to the solicitation of charitable funds
HB 4249 - Requiring the West Virginia Commissioner of Highways to use recycled materials in construction or maintenance of roads and highway
HB 4303 - Clarifying that the Public Employees Insurance Agency Finance Board may offset annual retiree premium increases
HB 4320 - Establishing the number of members for a municipal planning commission for Class IV municipalities
HB 4330 - Relating to comprehensive revisions of classification plans for classified and classified-exempt employees
HB 4360 - Relating to a commission to study annexation
HB 4377 - Relating to the hiring of substitute service personnel by county school boards
HB 4392 - Requiring the Consolidated Public Retirement Board to deduct from monthly benefits to retirees sums to pay retiree association due
HB 4405 - Changing the membership of the PEIA Financial Board
HB 4413 - Requiring the West Virginia Secondary School Activities Commission to propose legislative rules concerning concussions
HB 4414 - Updating references from the commissioner of accounts to the fiduciary commissioner
HB 4417 - Abolishing the West Virginia Board of Landscape Architects
HB 4421 - Removing the provision specifying a termination date for the Equal Pay Commission
HB 4428 - Abolishing the Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists
HB 4438 - Creating a commission to develop a pilot program to help at-risk youth in West Virginia
HB 4447 - Extending the time for the Board of Education of Boone County to meet as a levying body to present to the voters of Boone County t
HB 4458 - Lottery Revenue Bond Act
HB 4466 - Requiring that bartenders be licensed by the Alcohol Beverage Control Commissioner
HB 4474 - Increasing the representation on the Health Information Network Board
HB 4490 - Requiring all state boards, commissions, committees or councils to be gender balanced and to have proportionate representation of
HB 4493 - Authorizing rules for the Higher Education Policy Commission regarding Energy Savings Revolving Loan Fund Program and PROMISE scho
HB 4502 - Increasing the amount of net terminal income allocated to the Cultural Facilities and Capitol Resources Matching Grant Program Fun
HB 4507 - Establishing procedures for appealing an adverse decision or action taken by a local board of health
HB 4525 - Changing the composition, powers and responsibilities of the board of Coal Mine Health and Safety
HB 4533 - Relating to powers and duties of the State Board of Medicine
HB 4560 - Eliminating the agency of Insurance Commissioner
HB 4597 - Creating the Northern Panhandle Child Advocacy Commission
HB 4600 - Allowing the West Virginia University Board of Governors to participate in the Public Employees Insurance Agency Insurance Program
HB 4615 - Authorizing political subdivisions to establish risk pools to insure their workers' compensation risks
HB 4622 - Revising, consolidating and codifying the laws relating to fireworks
HB 4623 - Adding six additional members to the Equal Pay Commission, three from the House of Delegates and three from the Senate
HB 4630 - Relating to refunding of appraisal fees
HB 4635 - Relating to the Fire Prevention and Control Act
HB 4637 - Allowing county school boards to enter into energy-saving contracts
HB 4643 - Authorizing the Commissioner of the Division of Motor Vehicles to issue a limited number of license plates to County Prosecutors f
HB 4667 - Requiring the Commissioner of Highways to maintain school bus turnarounds in the state
HB 4669 - Granting exceptions to certain statutes to innovation zone plans approved by state board

Bonds (18 Bills)
HB 2115 - Relating to conditions of bond for defendants in cases of crimes between family or household members
HB 2632 - Modifying the West Virginia Parkways, Economic Development and Tourism Authority's power to charge tolls and issue bonds
HB 4037 - Relating generally to federal subsidy bonds and bond financing
HB 4041 - Authorizing the School Building Authority to issue bonds in the maximum aggregate amount of $500 million outstanding at any time
HB 4294 - Requiring banks to provide a bond or pledge assets to secure county deposits under certain circumstances
HB 4458 - Lottery Revenue Bond Act
HB 4496 - Prohibiting bail bonding companies or bail bond enforcers from providing fiduciary bonds for estates

Buildings (39 Bills)
HB 2108 - Prohibiting the naming of a publicly funded building, road, structure or project for a living elected public official
HB 2326 - Allowing county school boards to establish a four-day school week and collect fees for use of school buildings on the fifth day
HB 2643 - Prohibiting the naming of a publicly funded building, road, structure or project which receives any operating or construction mone
HB 2948 - Requiring the use of the LEED and Green Globes standard for new construction and renovation of state buildings
HB 4008 - Green Buildings Act
HB 4026 - Relating to higher education capital facilities generally
HB 4162 - Providing a tax credit for obtaining certain certifications by the United States Green Building Council Leadership
HB 4250 - Energy Efficient Building Act
HB 4276 - Energy Efficient Building Act
HB 4371 - Increasing allowable tax credits for qualified rehabilitated buildings investment
HB 4498 - Prohibiting smoking in the capitol building and all offices

Bureaus (4 Bills)
HB 2294 - Eliminating fees charged by the Criminal Identification Bureau to the State Police for providing certain information to volunteer
HB 2438 - Establishing the West Virginia Convention and Visitors Bureau Accreditation Board and requiring accreditation standards for conven

Capitol Complex (40 Bills)
HB 2945 - Encouraging public officials to display the national motto on all public property and public buildings

Charitable Organizations (18 Bills)
HB 2120 - Prohibiting charitable organizations from soliciting contributions on public highways
HB 2239 - Exempting nonprofit organizations from paying an annual motor vehicle registration fee
HB 2276 - Income tax deduction for gifts to West Virginia charities
HB 2364 - Providing standards for hospitals' charity care programs and bad debt collection programs
HB 3070 - Allowing nonprofit organizations to hold up to two charitable Texas hold'em tournaments per year
HB 3325 - Limiting liability for persons donating and charitable organizations accepting certain food and grocery items
HB 4248 - Relating to the solicitation of charitable funds
HB 4376 - Requiring every internment or grave to identify the decedents' identity
HB 4442 - Defining a charitable organization in regards to an inaugural committee's disbursement of excess contributions

Child Welfare (103 Bills)
HB 2039 - Establishing the Consent to Health Care of Minors Act
HB 2059 - Prohibiting certain sex offenders from loitering within one thousand feet of a school or child care facility, school bus stop, or
HB 2111 - Expanding the West Virginia Children's Health Insurance Program to children of certain state employees
HB 2119 - Changing the compulsory school attendance for children in the state from sixteen to eighteen years of age
HB 2134 - Requiring the use of helmets by skateboarders
HB 2297 - Establishing a secure residential school for juvenile status offenders
HB 2300 - Excluding certain employment-related expenses from the definition of gross income for purposes of determining child support
HB 2342 - Allowing for juveniles to be tried as adults for instances of child abuse resulting in bodily injury and child abuse which results
HB 2386 - Relating to the definition of gross income for purposes of determining child support
HB 2399 - Providing for tuition and fee waiver for certain child survivors of domestic violence deaths
HB 2447 - Establishing county and municipal authorities to provide for and maintain facilities to house Child Advocacy Centers
HB 2452 - Providing that a child born addicted to a controlled substance constitutes child abuse
HB 2455 - Relating to parental notification requirements for obtaining abortions by unemancipated minors
HB 2456 - Relating to child abuse and neglect
HB 2493 - Requiring a physician to receive written consent from at least one parent or legal guardian before an abortion is performed on an
HB 2518 - Expanding West Virginia Children's Health Insurance Program to children of employees whose annual income is twenty-five thousand d
HB 2542 - "Jason Flatt Act of 2010"
HB 2544 - Relating to factors to be considered in granting grandparent visitation
HB 2556 - Prohibiting lottery form using minors in advertising during school hours
HB 2583 - Requiring health care providers to release unemancipated minor's medical records for drug testing to a parent or legal guardian wi
HB 2598 - Relating to parental notification requirements for abortions performed on unemancipated minors
HB 2611 - Making it illegal to transport a minor across state lines to obtain an abortion without written consent by both parents
HB 2612 - Increasing penalties for failing to report child abuse
HB 2636 - Requiring facilities providing abortions to obtain parental notification or consent in writing
HB 2666 - Changing some processes and orders when determining child custody disputes
HB 2693 - Including testing for illegal drugs in newborns
HB 2704 - Subjecting persons convicted of sexual crimes against a minor to "GPS" monitoring for life
HB 2705 - Including additional information on the sex offender registry
HB 2707 - Eliminating good time for persons convicted of sex crimes involving minor children
HB 2728 - Prohibiting sex offenders from residing in certain areas and subjecting convicted sex offenders to global positional system monito
HB 2761 - Transferring the authority to administer the juvenile justice database
HB 2772 - Increasing penalties for exposing children to methamphetamine manufacturing
HB 2783 - Creating a criminal felony offense of aggravated assault or battery of a child or a person who is mentally incapacitated
HB 2879 - Increasing the minimum prison sentence for a parent or guardian or custodian who abuses a child
HB 2989 - Failing to provide or return a minor child for visitation
HB 4164 - Creating of a pilot program for the placement of children four to ten years of age in foster care which shall be known as Jacob's
HB 4374 - Caregivers Consent Act
HB 4454 - Establishing the Office of Child Advocacy
HB 4478 - Requiring a child to be placed with a relative, where possible, when removed from the home of a parent under the Home-Base Family
HB 4479 - Establishing a bill of rights for children in foster care
HB 4480 - Providing guidance for prosecuting attorneys in cases involving abused and neglected children
HB 4481 - West Virginia Child Advocate for the Protection of Children Act
HB 4483 - Establishing a bill of rights for foster parents
HB 4531 - Mandating that shackling of pregnant women who are incarcerated is not allowed except in extraordinary circumstances
HB 4536 - Allowing, under limited circumstances, a child under the age of fifteen years to hunt or take antlerless deer without first obtain

Citizenship (19 Bills)
HB 2495 - Establishing the consumer's right to know regarding telemarketers and requiring certain vendors to use only persons authorized to
HB 2871 - Verifying legal employment status of workers

Civil Rights (7 Bills)
HB 2269 - Relating to approval of a student for homebound services and their rights
HB 2303 - Allowing pharmacists and other individuals involved in dispensing medicines to refuse to fill prescriptions or dispense any substa
HB 2454 - Prohibiting discrimination based upon age and sexual orientation
HB 2524 - West Virginia Religious Freedom Restoration Act
HB 4148 - Relating to prohibiting members of the news media from being compelled to give testimony
HB 4161 - Creating the Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affairs

Civil Service (6 Bills)
HB 2298 - Allowing mental hygiene commissioners to carry concealed weapons
HB 2434 - Relating to treatment of income derived from federal military or federal police pensions that have been converted to federal civil
HB 2919 - Including enforcement officers employed by the Alcohol and Beverage Control Commission in the classified service under the Civil S
HB 3153 - Specifying that federal civil service system retirement income derived from military retirement system pensions that have been con

Claims (50 Bills)
HB 2449 - Verifying the lawful presence within the United States of any applicant for certain public benefits
HB 2526 - Allowing persons involved in motor vehicle accidents to receive pertinent information at no charge in order to file a timely insur
HB 2634 - Relating to limitations for certain asbestos exposure claims
HB 4015 - Relating to civil actions based upon false or fraudulent claims against the medical programs of the Department of Health and Human
HB 4204 - Using the Crime Victims Fund to fill-in a portion of the property damage deductible for victims of the negligence of an uninsured
HB 4339 - Relating to collecting debts through the United States Treasury Offset Program
HB 4366 - Requiring insurers issuing group accident and sickness insurance policies to certain employers to furnish claims loss experience
HB 4416 - Declaring certain claims against the state and its agencies to be moral obligations of the state and directing payments thereof
HB 4420 - Asbestos Claims Transparency Act
HB 4508 - Increasing the allowable expense that may be paid for the clean-up of real property damage by a meth lab

Code Repealed (8 Bills)
HB 2424 - Repealing the Code of West Virginia and adopting in lieu thereof the Code of the Commonwealth of Virginia
HB 3165 - Repealing article of the code granting a business license to sell drug paraphernalia
HB 4134 - Removing non-utilized code sections
HB 4535 - Repealing outdated and obsolete sections of the tax code

Commerce (15 Bills)
HB 4311 - Authorizing the Marketing and Communications office of the Department of Commerce to promote and sell West Virginia related items
HB 4464 - Uniform Real Property Electronic Recording Act

Communications (21 Bills)
HB 2004 - Establishing a program for reprogramming cellular telephones and distributing to seniors for making emergency calls
HB 2124 - Providing a criminal penalty for transmitting bulk electronic mail messages which are unsolicited
HB 2243 - Creating the joint commission on technology and advanced communications
HB 2290 - Relating to a no telephone solicitation contact (Do Not Call) list
HB 2548 - Relating to telephone solicitation of consumers
HB 2549 - Relating to the "Telephone Record Confidentiality Act"
HB 2597 - Making 911 emergency fees available to be used for both emergency and nonemergency calls
HB 2642 - Reverting the 911 fee on wireless telephones from three dollars to seventy-five cents
HB 2683 - Increasing the amount allocated from the wireless enhanced 911 fee to be deposited into the enhanced 911 wireless tower access ass
HB 4183 - Requiring a study of the telecommunications tax
HB 4661 - Relating to registration of state-owned or leased cellular phones

Consumer Protection (19 Bills)
HB 2279 - Providing that identity theft is a felony if a person commits the crime with the intent to commit any other crime
HB 2282 - Prohibiting the use of a credit score in casualty insurance rate filings
HB 2290 - Relating to a no telephone solicitation contact (Do Not Call) list
HB 2495 - Establishing the consumer's right to know regarding telemarketers and requiring certain vendors to use only persons authorized to
HB 2548 - Relating to telephone solicitation of consumers
HB 2549 - Relating to the "Telephone Record Confidentiality Act"
HB 2853 - Prohibiting the reporting of credit scoring as a part of a credit report
HB 3097 - Preventing predatory lending practices
HB 3127 - Protecting computer owners and users from computer spyware
HB 3332 - Allowing the Division of Banking to participate in the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System and Registry
HB 4159 - Requiring insurers to notify insureds of all rate increases before they take effect
HB 4208 - Requiring a landlord to give at least thirty days written notice to a tenant when property being occupied by the tenant is being f
HB 4297 - Requiring regulated consumer lenders to provide notice of change in ownership or control to the West Virginia Division of Banking
HB 4308 - Relating to fraudulent, deceptive or misleading representations by debt collectors
HB 4370 - Limiting the number of telephone calls by a debt collector to a consumer
HB 4539 - Prohibiting the reporting of credit scoring as a part of a credit report
HB 4664 - Relating to required mediation in consumer protection matters

Contracts (27 Bills)
HB 2067 - Allowing a tax deduction for all prepaid tuition contracts or college savings plan
HB 2129 - Requiring bids under state contract to disclose the location of work to be performed or risk state termination of the contract
HB 2349 - Providing for continuing contract status for teachers and establishing dismissal and suspension procedures
HB 2365 - Requiring the Public Service Commission to allow Class I cities to enter into one or more agreements with contract carriers by mot
HB 2427 - Requiring contractors awarded state public works construction projects to meet time restrictions for the completion of a public wo
HB 2571 - Relating to privatization contracts
HB 2718 - Authorizing public school teachers to purchase one personal computer and related devices per year from the state contract for use
HB 2923 - Requiring the disclosure of subcontractors within a certain time of the close of bids for public construction contracts
HB 3002 - Allowing private citizens the freedom to enter into private contracts for health care services or health care coverage or both
HB 3175 - Adjusting the State Rail Authority's contract authority due to inflation
HB 4357 - Prohibiting project labor agreements on state-funded construction contracts

Corporations and Business Entities (8 Bills)
HB 2009 - Business and occupation tax credit to electric power generators for the use of West Virginia coal
HB 2042 - Providing a tax credit for Ad Valorem tax paid on Manufacturing Inventory
HB 2066 - Prohibiting fractional pricing in the retail sale of gasoline
HB 2070 - Requiring that all worker's compensation adjusters employed by a private insurance carrier be located within the geographic border
HB 2084 - Small Business Development Incentive Program for Internal Growth Act
HB 2122 - Allowing municipalities to regulate the hours of operation of private liquor clubs by ordinance
HB 2128 - Relating to minimum grab bar standards for hotel and motel rooms that are specifically designated or intended for use by handicapp
HB 2137 - Prohibiting out-of-state persons or business entities from soliciting business by written advertisement in this state under certai
HB 2138 - Creating an affirmative defense for certain civil and criminal actions arising from the sale of certain alcoholic drinks and nonin
HB 2281 - Relating to a tax exemption on certain sales of clothing
HB 2307 - Relating to acquisition of a municipal business license
HB 2322 - Authorizing a corporation net income tax credit for reducing charges for home heating fuel and propane gas provided to low-income
HB 2358 - Including a tax checkoff option for Jackson's Mill 4-H Camp
HB 2454 - Prohibiting discrimination based upon age and sexual orientation
HB 2459 - Increasing the tax on purchases of intoxicating liquors outside corporate limits
HB 2476 - Reducing the corporate net income tax rate to five point nine percent effective the first day of July, two thousand nine
HB 2516 - Prohibiting a business or organization from performing abortions in a public facility
HB 2554 - Abolishing the business and franchise tax
HB 2571 - Relating to privatization contracts
HB 2582 - Establishing a corporate tax credit up to fifty percent of the corporation's net income tax for contributions to scholarship funds
HB 2675 - Sexually Oriented Businesses Regulation Act
HB 2751 - Exempting nonprofit corporations from paying prevailing wages in certain circumstances
HB 2785 - Requiring that every house, dwelling or business located in an area where public water services are made available for the first t
HB 2855 - Permitting the holder of a license to sell nonintoxicating liquors to determine the use or nonuse of tobacco products on the licen
HB 3073 - Exempting from the excise tax on property transfers property that is transferred from an individual to a wholly-owned corporation
HB 3293 - Requiring regional airport authority board members to include persons of area expertise
HB 4004 - Relating to small, women and minority-owned businesses
HB 4146 - Relating to the public land corporation, powers and duties
HB 4285 - Relating to the licensing of residential mortgage brokers, lenders and loan originators by the Division of Banking
HB 4335 - Relating to the business registration tax
HB 4460 - Relating to granting licensed real estate appraisers access to commercial or residential review documents
HB 4530 - Permitting private clubs to purchase alcoholic liquors from retail liquor stores in any market zone in the state
HB 4552 - Allowing any party in a bankruptcy proceeding to compel the bankruptcy trustee to disclose the exact disposition of any property a
HB 4570 - Relating to dedication of severance tax proceeds
HB 4582 - Creating reciprocity for West Virginia small, women and minority-owned businesses who receive such preferences in other states
HB 4590 - Bringing consistency of filing deadlines for all organizations filing annual reports with the Secretary of State
HB 4605 - Establishing that the environmental regulation of business activities performed within the state is not subject to federal regulat
HB 4636 - Relating to the process of incorporation, and clarifying the requirements of that process
HB 4646 - Relating to corporate political accountability

Corrections (30 Bills)
HB 2011 - Providing correctional officers may retire with full benefits after twenty years of actual and honorable service
HB 2051 - Providing a two thousand eight dollar salary increase for each employee of the Division of Corrections
HB 2252 - Providing a tax credit to landlords who rent to parolees
HB 2319 - Creating a Sentencing Commission
HB 2426 - Reducing state income tax for state correctional officer retirees
HB 2545 - Providing arresting agency shall pay cost for the initial twenty-four hours of incarceration
HB 2546 - Requiring persons incarcerated for sex offenses to register as such at the time they are incarcerated
HB 2586 - Granting a salary increase for Regional Jail Authority employees
HB 2608 - Changing the way that the cost of incarcerating inmates in regional jails is collected
HB 2638 - Establishing a work program for qualified inmates
HB 2641 - Requiring the Commissioner of Corrections to keep track of repeat offenses committed by persons convicted of sexual offenses again
HB 2711 - Providing that correctional officers may retire with full benefits after twenty years of service
HB 2756 - Clarifying that probation officers have the authority to arrest both probationers and persons on supervised release
HB 2799 - Eliminating parole for persons incarcerated in state correctional facilities
HB 3161 - Providing that the officers of the Division of Protective Services have the same powers of arrest and law enforcement as members o
HB 3273 - West Virginia Correctional Officer Retirement System Act
HB 3294 - Requiring the jail facilities standards commission to promulgate rules for the confinement of certain persons in local jails and p
HB 4081 - Authorizing the Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety to promulgate legislative rules
HB 4082 - Corrections, monitoring inmate mail
HB 4132 - Increasing the penalties for sexual intercourse or sexual intrusion on incarcerated persons
HB 4171 - Relating to criminogenic risk and needs assessments
HB 4241 - Authorizing the superintendent of the state police to refuse a request to carry a handgun when made by a retired trooper not livin
HB 4355 - Making it a felony offense to disarm, or attempt to disarm probation officers and parole officers
HB 4386 - Restricting the state convict road force from working around schools and child care centers
HB 4531 - Mandating that shackling of pregnant women who are incarcerated is not allowed except in extraordinary circumstances
HB 4603 - Creating a pilot program for incarceration and treating low risk inmates who are disabled or impaired
HB 4628 - Mandatory funding of community corrections programs

Counties (And Related Subheadings) (17 Bills)
HB 2050 - Expanding the counties covered by West Virginia Route 2 and Interstate 68 Authority to include Cabell, Mason and Jackson counties;
HB 2075 - Allowing family court judges to carry concealed deadly weapons without obtaining a license
HB 2117 - Reallocating the proceeds from limited video lottery by increasing the percentages payable to counties, municipalities and retaile
HB 2147 - Reforming the school aid formula by reducing the regular levy deducted from county boards of education
HB 2286 - Allowing for an adjusted gross income of a taxpayer for contributions to the maintenance and improvement of state, county and muni
HB 2296 - Empowering certain county and municipalities to deny a development activity if adequate public facilities, assets and services are
HB 2311 - Allowing certain county boards of education to operate their schools on a four-day school week
HB 2326 - Allowing county school boards to establish a four-day school week and collect fees for use of school buildings on the fifth day
HB 2447 - Establishing county and municipal authorities to provide for and maintain facilities to house Child Advocacy Centers
HB 2498 - Providing that actions in which the state is a party be brought in the county which is affected or related to the controversy
HB 2515 - Consolidating purchasing by county boards of education
HB 2540 - Dedicating a portion of revenue generated from certain severance taxes for the benefit of counties from which the revenue was gene
HB 3108 - Requiring the assessor of each county to prepare a new property tax ticket within three months of a deed filing
HB 4040 - Requiring county boards to adopt contingency plans designed to guarantee one hundred eighty separate days of instruction for stude
HB 4129 - Clarifying that municipalities and counties are able to increase the rate of property taxes by more than ten percent in a given ye

Counties -- Commissions (24 Bills)
HB 2260 - Authorizing governing bodies of municipalities and county commissions to transfer early in-person voting ballots to precincts in t
HB 2267 - Providing that a county commission may establish a program for transfer of development rights without the requirement for an elect
HB 2372 - Authorizing county commissions to use impact fees to fund the building and operation of libraries and to administer and provide af
HB 2462 - Authorizing county commissions to adopt and enforce noise abatement ordinances
HB 3111 - Requiring county commissions to hold one monthly meeting in the evening
HB 3236 - Authorizing counties to create urban growth boundaries
HB 3254 - Requiring county commissions to adopt and implement county farmland protection programs
HB 4217 - Requiring the West Virginia Enhanced 911 Council to propose Emergency Medical Dispatch procedures
HB 4305 - Relating to limitations upon the keeping and bearing of arms
HB 4309 - Authorizing the Town of Moorefield, the Hardy County Commission, and Hardy County's largest corporate user of public wastewater fa
HB 4444 - Authorizing lateral transfers for deputy sheriffs
HB 4546 - Relating to livestock in dire or extreme condition
HB 4583 - Permitting municipalities and counties to use proceeds from the hotel occupancy tax to fund public libraries
HB 4610 - Establishing a funding source and programs for persons with traumatic brain injury
HB 4656 - Enabling counties, municipalities, the state and county boards of education to deposit public funds into deposit accounts that are

Counties -- Courts and Officers (11 Bills)
HB 2292 - Relating to requiring lien holders to notify the sheriff's office via written instrument and to record a release in the county cle
HB 2466 - Adding one magistrate to Wood County
HB 2677 - Increasing the number of magistrates in Jefferson County by one
HB 3034 - Giving county litter control officers the authority to issue citations for not having proof of proper disposal of garbage
HB 4453 - Adding a magistrate to those serving Monongalia County
HB 4561 - Adding an additional magistrate court clerk to Monongalia County

Counties -- Law Enforcement (11 Bills)
HB 3244 - Authorizing a law enforcement officer to make an arrest and take the driver before a magistrate or court when the person is charge

Counties (And Related Subheadings) (31 Bills)
HB 4177 - Dedicating five percent of coal severance tax to the county of origin
HB 4245 - Relating to county board of education, eligibility of members and training requirements
HB 4247 - Providing counties the discretion to accompany an electronic poll book with a printed poll book
HB 4294 - Requiring banks to provide a bond or pledge assets to secure county deposits under certain circumstances
HB 4334 - Providing general rules for all county and municipal referendum votes
HB 4423 - Providing additional conditions for which counties may provide teachers salary increments or compensation above the county salary
HB 4447 - Extending the time for the Board of Education of Boone County to meet as a levying body to present to the voters of Boone County t
HB 4460 - Relating to granting licensed real estate appraisers access to commercial or residential review documents
HB 4564 - Altering apportionment of the membership of the House of Delegates by adding a 59th delegate district consisting of portions of Ma
HB 4652 - Establishing a school calendar committee for each county

Courts (And Related Subheadings) (91 Bills)
HB 2046 - Enabling creditors to collect upon their judgements from debtors who often attempt to defeat such judgments
HB 2078 - Notifying persons from out-of-state who issue worthless checks in this state and who, fail to pay the check and applicable fine or
HB 2492 - Providing that accident report forms are conclusive as to the issue of the accident's cause, unless a court rules otherwise
HB 2544 - Relating to factors to be considered in granting grandparent visitation
HB 2590 - Requiring the Department of Health and Human Resources to maintain information for public dissemination relative to judicial bypas
HB 2731 - Increasing the salary of family court judges
HB 2808 - Providing a procedure for removal of county, district or municipal officers
HB 3050 - Requiring disclosure by judicial officers of campaign contributions in excess of $250
HB 3269 - Creating an Intermediate Court of Appeals for each of the state's three congressional districts
HB 4032 - Relating to accelerated parole eligibility for certain inmates
HB 4036 - Establishing the Judicial Vacancy Advisory Commission

Courts -- Circuit (6 Bills)
HB 2603 - Relating to nonpartisan election of justices of the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals and circuit court judges
HB 4352 - Authorizing the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals to create a Business Court Division within certain circuit court districts
HB 4541 - Authorizing circuit court judges and magistrates to utilize county or municipal jails to detain persons charged with a crime up to

Courts -- Magistrate (36 Bills)
HB 2060 - Requiring magistrate courts to maintain records relating to successful collection rates on judgements
HB 2079 - Providing that when a person from another state writes a worthless check in this state which results in a summons to appear in mag
HB 2428 - Permitting magistrates to carry concealed handguns without a permit
HB 2466 - Adding one magistrate to Wood County
HB 2672 - Expanding the powers of the magistrate to prosecute for worthless checks beyond the strict limitations of NSF
HB 2677 - Increasing the number of magistrates in Jefferson County by one
HB 2688 - Prohibiting magistrates from imposing multiple court cost fees for the same matter
HB 2806 - Removing the salary cap for secretary-clerks and case coordinators of the family court
HB 2910 - Increasing the minimum number of magisterial districts in a county
HB 3012 - Relating to electing magistrates by division
HB 3117 - Providing for a total of four part-time deputy magistrate court clerks to be employed to assist with the workload of magistrate co
HB 3303 - Increasing the salaries of magistrates who serve populations of eight thousand four hundred or more
HB 4292 - Relating to requirements to serve as a magistrate
HB 4356 - Allowing a nonresident to have an additional ten days to pay his or her fine before the magistrate court sends notice to the DMV
HB 4365 - Increasing the maximum amount in controversy in magistrate court from $5,000 to $15,000
HB 4453 - Adding a magistrate to those serving Monongalia County
HB 4541 - Authorizing circuit court judges and magistrates to utilize county or municipal jails to detain persons charged with a crime up to
HB 4561 - Adding an additional magistrate court clerk to Monongalia County

Courts -- Supreme Court (1 Bills)
HB 2603 - Relating to nonpartisan election of justices of the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals and circuit court judges
HB 4130 - Creating the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals Public Campaign Financing Pilot Program
HB 4278 - Allowing the Supreme Court of Appeals to establish a uniform bail schedule
HB 4352 - Authorizing the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals to create a Business Court Division within certain circuit court districts

Courts (And Related Subheadings) (6 Bills)
HB 4261 - Relating to writing worthless checks
HB 4310 - Prohibiting members of the media from being compelled to give testimony, or be subject to search, before a grand jury
HB 4496 - Prohibiting bail bonding companies or bail bond enforcers from providing fiduciary bonds for estates
HB 4619 - Authorizing a new court to be known as the Intermediate Court of Appeals and delineating the structure and duties thereof

Creditors and Debtors (3 Bills)
HB 2046 - Enabling creditors to collect upon their judgements from debtors who often attempt to defeat such judgments
HB 2240 - Prohibiting the use of a person's credit history in insurance transactions
HB 2282 - Prohibiting the use of a credit score in casualty insurance rate filings
HB 2364 - Providing standards for hospitals' charity care programs and bad debt collection programs
HB 2391 - Providing a loan forgiveness program for nurses
HB 2599 - Changing the PROMISE Scholarship Program to the PROMISE Forgivable Student Loan Program and establishing deferment and forgiveness
HB 2777 - Prohibiting the use of a person's credit history in insurance transactions
HB 2853 - Prohibiting the reporting of credit scoring as a part of a credit report

Crimes (And Related Subheadings) (13 Bills)
HB 2015 - Creating the criminal offense of injury to a pregnant woman that results in miscarriage or stillbirth
HB 2018 - Making the destruction of a landlord's property which has been rented for residential purposes a criminal offense
HB 2115 - Relating to conditions of bond for defendants in cases of crimes between family or household members
HB 2124 - Providing a criminal penalty for transmitting bulk electronic mail messages which are unsolicited
HB 2130 - Prohibiting law-enforcement officers from asking crime victims if they have insurance coverage to cover losses occasioned by crimi
HB 2237 - Establishing the crime of partial birth infanticide
HB 2252 - Providing a tax credit to landlords who rent to parolees
HB 2262 - Making it a misdemeanor to file a frivolous lawsuit
HB 2270 - Increasing certain penalties for persons convicted of domestic battery and domestic assault
HB 2348 - Requiring mandatory community service upon conviction of a misdemeanor offense of driving under the influence and creating a centr
HB 2393 - Providing for mandatory sentences for any person who shoots a police officer on duty
HB 2607 - Increasing penalties for financial exploitation of an elderly person or incapacitated adult
HB 2609 - Establishing criminal penalties for interfering with medical treatment of a railroad employee
HB 2716 - Clarifying the penalty provisions regarding battery on a police officer
HB 2754 - Requiring witnesses of violent acts or emergency situations to report the incident to law-enforcement
HB 2846 - Relating to criminalizing abortion
HB 2879 - Increasing the minimum prison sentence for a parent or guardian or custodian who abuses a child
HB 2881 - Relating to fees charged for worthless checks
HB 2944 - Providing for the criminal offenses of home invasion in the first, second, third and fourth degrees
HB 2989 - Failing to provide or return a minor child for visitation
HB 3019 - Relating to obscene, anonymous, harassing and threatening communications by computer
HB 3059 - Exempting federal, state, county or private investigators from prosecution for stalking due to performing lawful investigations
HB 3087 - Making it a criminal offense to disturb the peace
HB 3141 - Including larceny of copper ground wires or cables from communications towers sites under crimes against property
HB 3263 - Providing that all persons have a right to be free from violence
HB 4029 - Establishing crimes of malicious assault, unlawful assault, battery and assault on volunteer firefighters, emergency medical techn
HB 4032 - Relating to accelerated parole eligibility for certain inmates
HB 4170 - Uniform Collateral Consequences of Conviction Act

Crimes -- Alcohol and Drugs (55 Bills)
HB 2266 - Creating a registry of convictions for operating a clandestine drug laboratory
HB 2562 - Creating the felony offense of unlawful possession of cocaine
HB 2593 - Increasing the penalty for driving under the influence causing death
HB 2664 - Reducing recidivism of offenders convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol
HB 2671 - Establishing criminal penalties of not less than two years nor more than ten years for the manufacture, delivery or possession of
HB 2772 - Increasing penalties for exposing children to methamphetamine manufacturing
HB 3239 - Including medical scooters within the definition of "motor vehicle" for purposes of driving under the influence
HB 4018 - Establishing that possession of a mixture or preparation intended for human consumption containing salvia divinorum is unlawful

Crimes -- Felonies (2 Bills)
HB 2008 - Defining "the deceased" for purposes of prescribing that a deceased victim includes unborn children under first and second degree
HB 2052 - Prohibiting a person convicted of any felony from holding public office
HB 2121 - Making armed assault or conspiracy to commit armed assault upon school property or school personnel or students a felony
HB 2279 - Providing that identity theft is a felony if a person commits the crime with the intent to commit any other crime
HB 2383 - Prohibiting any person convicted of any felony from voting in an election of state and local officials
HB 2440 - Relating to the insertion of language which defines acts of violence and makes its false reporting a felony
HB 2562 - Creating the felony offense of unlawful possession of cocaine
HB 2783 - Creating a criminal felony offense of aggravated assault or battery of a child or a person who is mentally incapacitated
HB 2802 - Providing for a death penalty and procedures and standards applicable thereto for commission of murder in the first degree
HB 4173 - Making property crimes valued at over $1,000 a felony
HB 4216 - Prohibiting wagering at animal fighting ventures and providing a felony criminal penalty
HB 4346 - Making it a felony to drive a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol, controlled substance or other drug that causes serious
HB 4355 - Making it a felony offense to disarm, or attempt to disarm probation officers and parole officers
HB 4641 - Permitting the state to opt out of a federal statute that would otherwise not allow a state resident who has been convicted of a f

Crimes -- Juveniles (22 Bills)
HB 2297 - Establishing a secure residential school for juvenile status offenders
HB 2342 - Allowing for juveniles to be tried as adults for instances of child abuse resulting in bodily injury and child abuse which results

Crimes -- Sexual Offenses (17 Bills)
HB 2059 - Prohibiting certain sex offenders from loitering within one thousand feet of a school or child care facility, school bus stop, or
HB 2149 - Requiring the DMV to notify the state police when a registered sex offender purchases, trades or registers a motor vehicle
HB 2546 - Requiring persons incarcerated for sex offenses to register as such at the time they are incarcerated
HB 2641 - Requiring the Commissioner of Corrections to keep track of repeat offenses committed by persons convicted of sexual offenses again
HB 2704 - Subjecting persons convicted of sexual crimes against a minor to "GPS" monitoring for life
HB 2705 - Including additional information on the sex offender registry
HB 2707 - Eliminating good time for persons convicted of sex crimes involving minor children
HB 2728 - Prohibiting sex offenders from residing in certain areas and subjecting convicted sex offenders to global positional system monito
HB 3102 - Requiring sex offenders to pay a fee which is to be deposited into the State Police Retirement Fund
HB 3304 - Relating to residency restrictions for registered sex offenders
HB 4132 - Increasing the penalties for sexual intercourse or sexual intrusion on incarcerated persons
HB 4175 - Amending the community notification and disclosure provisions of the Sex Offender Registration Act
HB 4258 - Requiring sex offenders to verify their e-mail and other online identities

Crimes (And Related Subheadings) (8 Bills)
HB 4188 - Anti-Criminal Street Gang Act
HB 4207 - Making it unlawful to send obscene, anonymous, harassing and threatening communications by computer, mobile phone, personal digita
HB 4261 - Relating to writing worthless checks
HB 4287 - Providing that a person convicted of a crime, under the provisions of the West Virginia Computer Crime and Abuse Act, against a mi
HB 4367 - Creating the criminal offense of obtaining nonferrous metals unlawfully
HB 4372 - Correcting a cross-reference in a pretrial diversion agreement section of the WV code
HB 4382 - Providing for forfeiture of property used in various crimes and the disposition of such property
HB 4412 - Reducing from six months to three months the period of delinquency for failure to meet an obligation to pay support to a minor
HB 4422 - Clarifying that law-enforcement may remove weapons possessed after service or notice of a protective order but before an actual he
HB 4489 - Increasing the criminal penalties for overtaking or passing a school bus stopped for the purpose of receiving and discharging chil
HB 4534 - Increasing the criminal penalty for failing to stop and render aid after a motor vehicle accident; Erin's Law
HB 4541 - Authorizing circuit court judges and magistrates to utilize county or municipal jails to detain persons charged with a crime up to
HB 4604 - Increasing the criminal penalties for persons who obstruct, flee from or make false statements to law-enforcement officers
HB 4627 - Requiring an automatic home confinement sentence for certain nonviolent misdemeanors
HB 4628 - Mandatory funding of community corrections programs

Criminal Background Checks (1 Bills)
HB 2568 - Requiring background checks on applicants for residence in nursing homes and assisted living residences

Culture and History (7 Bills)
HB 2301 - Prohibiting the demolition of a historic structure prior to a review of and the issuance of a permit by the Commissioner of the Di
HB 2310 - Making a supplementary appropriation to the Department of Education and the Arts - Division of Culture and History
HB 2551 - Instituting a "Celebrate Freedom Week" and requiring the instruction in the study of the Declaration of Independence and other Ame
HB 4668 - Making a supplementary appropriation to the Crime Victims Compensation Fund, the Department of Education and the Arts - Division o

Disabilities (23 Bills)
HB 2068 - Excluding federal interest income when applying the income exclusion available to those sixty-five years of age or older and to pe
HB 2128 - Relating to minimum grab bar standards for hotel and motel rooms that are specifically designated or intended for use by handicapp
HB 2140 - Excluding disability income received from a veteran for service related injuries from any calculation used to determine spousal su
HB 2338 - Eliminating the six month waiting period for those in the Teachers Retirement System to receive disability retirement benefits
HB 2414 - Exempting disabled veterans from campground rental fees during certain times
HB 2579 - Relating to discounts at state parks for elderly and disabled persons
HB 2607 - Increasing penalties for financial exploitation of an elderly person or incapacitated adult
HB 2625 - Providing for aged or disabled farmers to continue to receive the benefit of having their farm land appraised as farm property aft
HB 2633 - Exempting from the sales and use tax special equipment installed in a motor vehicle for the use of a person with physical disabili
HB 2778 - Preventing a reduction in the annuity of a person who retires with disability retirement at age sixty-five
HB 2888 - Requiring the DHHR to provide matching funds for trust income disbursed to support autistic minors
HB 2962 - Raising the maximum personal income tax exemption for persons over the age of sixty-five and for persons who are totally disabled
HB 3107 - Issuing special registration plates allowing parking privileges for persons with mobility impairments
HB 3319 - Permitting the parents of an autistic student to seek a change in the student's aide or mentor
HB 4181 - Relating to qualifying for total and permanent disability retirement in the West Virginia Public Employees Retirement System and t
HB 4268 - Exempting from certain taxation and toll fees members of the military service of the state or United States who are totally disab
HB 4281 - Replacing references to "mental retardation" with "intellectual disability"
HB 4410 - Requiring health insurance coverage for autism spectrum disorders
HB 4603 - Creating a pilot program for incarceration and treating low risk inmates who are disabled or impaired
HB 4610 - Establishing a funding source and programs for persons with traumatic brain injury

Domestic Relations (27 Bills)
HB 2033 - Including a parenting plan with an application for a marriage license
HB 2038 - Uniform Premarital Agreement Act
HB 2115 - Relating to conditions of bond for defendants in cases of crimes between family or household members
HB 2140 - Excluding disability income received from a veteran for service related injuries from any calculation used to determine spousal su
HB 2238 - Providing rape victims with reliable emergency information regarding pregnancy and abortion, and providing those victims with emer
HB 2254 - Requiring notice of an abortion to be provided to the father of the unborn child
HB 2270 - Increasing certain penalties for persons convicted of domestic battery and domestic assault
HB 2300 - Excluding certain employment-related expenses from the definition of gross income for purposes of determining child support
HB 2386 - Relating to the definition of gross income for purposes of determining child support
HB 2399 - Providing for tuition and fee waiver for certain child survivors of domestic violence deaths
HB 2456 - Relating to child abuse and neglect
HB 2463 - Providing that adultery shall be a bar to alimony in a divorce proceeding
HB 2544 - Relating to factors to be considered in granting grandparent visitation
HB 2612 - Increasing penalties for failing to report child abuse
HB 2666 - Changing some processes and orders when determining child custody disputes
HB 2796 - Using both parents' income in determining child support, calculation of adjusted gross income
HB 2966 - Requiring both parents to be equally responsible for a child's funeral expenses
HB 2971 - Clarifying domestic relations definitions
HB 3299 - Relating to requirements for self-employed persons to participate in the Bureau of Child Support Enforcement's PayConnextion progr
HB 3322 - Creating and issuing certificates recognizing the termination of marriage
HB 4151 - Providing a procedure for disclosure of birth parents to an adoptee, in certain circumstances
HB 4284 - Providing that protective orders in domestic violence cases include the requirement that a respondent wear a monitoring device
HB 4354 - Relating to conditions and arrests in domestic violence matters
HB 4361 - Removing provisions prohibiting sharing domestic violence information with other governments
HB 4412 - Reducing from six months to three months the period of delinquency for failure to meet an obligation to pay support to a minor
HB 4465 - Changing the definition of child for grandparent visitation purposes
HB 4471 - Relating to prevention and treatment of domestic violence
HB 4478 - Requiring a child to be placed with a relative, where possible, when removed from the home of a parent under the Home-Base Family
HB 4479 - Establishing a bill of rights for children in foster care
HB 4481 - West Virginia Child Advocate for the Protection of Children Act
HB 4483 - Establishing a bill of rights for foster parents
HB 4497 - Extending the maximum length of protective orders in domestic violence
HB 4506 - Relating to the revocation of death benefits by divorce
HB 4639 - Providing for the payment of unemployment compensation when a person misses work due to domestic violence
HB 4659 - Relating to the designation of a primary guardian for a minor child

Drugs and Drug Paraphernalia (1 Bills)
HB 2100 - Relating to treatment for drug and alcohol addiction
HB 2103 - Relating to drug and alcohol free mines
HB 2259 - Relating to the creation and implementation of drug-free workplaces in coal mines
HB 2266 - Creating a registry of convictions for operating a clandestine drug laboratory
HB 2452 - Providing that a child born addicted to a controlled substance constitutes child abuse
HB 2496 - Establishing threshold quantities of certain controlled substances to trigger prima facie evidence of intent to deliver if possess
HB 2562 - Creating the felony offense of unlawful possession of cocaine
HB 2583 - Requiring health care providers to release unemancipated minor's medical records for drug testing to a parent or legal guardian wi
HB 2644 - Relating to prohibiting the establishment of new methadone treatment programs
HB 2647 - Prohibiting the establishment of methadone treatment programs and clinics except those operated by comprehensive community mental
HB 2671 - Establishing criminal penalties of not less than two years nor more than ten years for the manufacture, delivery or possession of
HB 3060 - Prohibiting the establishment of new methadone treatment programs and clinics except for programs operated as community health cen
HB 4018 - Establishing that possession of a mixture or preparation intended for human consumption containing salvia divinorum is unlawful
HB 4269 - Restricting the sale of drug paraphernalia to licensed pharmacies
HB 4461 - Requiring property owners to disclose the previous existence on the property of a crystal methamphetamine lab
HB 4508 - Increasing the allowable expense that may be paid for the clean-up of real property damage by a meth lab
HB 4545 - Drug Trafficking Registration Act
HB 4599 - Requiring that when a controlled substance is dispensed by mail or delivery service the recipient of the controlled substance be o
HB 4633 - Permitting a medical services provider under certain circumstances to inspect certain confidential information concerning control
HB 4666 - Establishing a grant program for substance abuse prevention

Economic Development (30 Bills)
HB 2084 - Small Business Development Incentive Program for Internal Growth Act
HB 2296 - Empowering certain county and municipalities to deny a development activity if adequate public facilities, assets and services are
HB 2350 - Providing that the transfer of development rights are renewable
HB 2363 - Jobs Impact Statement Act
HB 2427 - Requiring contractors awarded state public works construction projects to meet time restrictions for the completion of a public wo
HB 2632 - Modifying the West Virginia Parkways, Economic Development and Tourism Authority's power to charge tolls and issue bonds
HB 3113 - Relating to arts, entertainment and enterprise districts
HB 3129 - Creative Communities Development Act
HB 4275 - Authorizing excess funds in the courtesy Patrol Fund to be transferred back to the Tourism Promotion Fund
HB 4288 - Requiring that not less than fifty percent of the moneys remaining in the Tourism Promotion Fund be expended to West Virginia comp
HB 4311 - Authorizing the Marketing and Communications office of the Department of Commerce to promote and sell West Virginia related items
HB 4532 - Allowing the Division of Energy to develop an energy related public relations campaign focused on educating the Washington, D.C. a
HB 4588 - Creating the 2010 West Virginia Job Promotion, Evaluation and Reporting Act

Education (And Related Subheadings) (11 Bills)
HB 2017 - Authorizing and encouraging county boards of education to share services of central office administrative personnel
HB 2024 - Reducing staff development programs for school personnel from eighteen hours to twelve hours
HB 2059 - Prohibiting certain sex offenders from loitering within one thousand feet of a school or child care facility, school bus stop, or
HB 2085 - Providing county boards of education may study the economic feasibility of exercising an option of engaging in cooperative agreeme
HB 2093 - Providing a framework to avoid imposition of policies and practices on the public schools that distract from a thorough and effici
HB 2095 - Faculty Excellence Act
HB 2118 - Requiring the State Board of Education to promulgate rule implementing a tornado safety awareness plan in public schools
HB 2119 - Changing the compulsory school attendance for children in the state from sixteen to eighteen years of age
HB 2121 - Making armed assault or conspiracy to commit armed assault upon school property or school personnel or students a felony
HB 2126 - Requiring that the State School Board ensure that no class size for grades seven through twelve be greater than twenty-five studen
HB 2147 - Reforming the school aid formula by reducing the regular levy deducted from county boards of education
HB 2269 - Relating to approval of a student for homebound services and their rights
HB 2271 - Relating to itinerant status for school service personnel
HB 2284 - Prohibiting individual county board of education members from acting on behalf of the board in an individual capacity unless autho
HB 2310 - Making a supplementary appropriation to the Department of Education and the Arts - Division of Culture and History
HB 2311 - Allowing certain county boards of education to operate their schools on a four-day school week
HB 2326 - Allowing county school boards to establish a four-day school week and collect fees for use of school buildings on the fifth day
HB 2340 - Approving fee waivers for certain students and faculty and staff at institutions of higher education and providing that nonresiden
HB 2349 - Providing for continuing contract status for teachers and establishing dismissal and suspension procedures
HB 2352 - Providing nonsupervisory employees of the West Virginia State Board of Education with the same protections against summary dismiss
HB 2384 - Allowing the State Superintendent of Schools to designate certain geographical areas as a "School Choice Zone"
HB 2392 - Setting standards for assignment of high school athletic directors
HB 2397 - Providing a salary supplement for providers of medicaid eligible services in the public schools
HB 2481 - Giving state institutions of higher education more flexibility in the planning and operation of their schools
HB 2494 - Giving local authorities the authority to decrease the speed limit on streets and highways where school buses travel in its jurisd
HB 2508 - Permitting county board of education the power to employ the most qualified person to be athletic and other extracurricular coache
HB 2510 - Allowing guidance counselors to compete equally for all guidance counselor positions
HB 2515 - Consolidating purchasing by county boards of education
HB 2550 - Extending the provisions of the Higher Education Flexibility Act
HB 2556 - Prohibiting lottery form using minors in advertising during school hours
HB 2559 - Directing the State Board of Education to determine what principal and teacher reports are unnecessary
HB 2563 - Allowing state employees to take paid leave to attend parent-teacher conference for their children
HB 2577 - Allowing a public school employee or retiree who missed work as a result of pregnancy to purchase up to one year of service credit
HB 2599 - Changing the PROMISE Scholarship Program to the PROMISE Forgivable Student Loan Program and establishing deferment and forgiveness
HB 2604 - West Virginia Public School Employment Relations Act
HB 2606 - Exempting county school boards of education school buses from paying tolls for transit over the West Virginia Turnpike or any park
HB 2614 - Prohibiting school employees from promoting abortion
HB 2631 - West Virginia Public School Employment Relations Act
HB 2718 - Authorizing public school teachers to purchase one personal computer and related devices per year from the state contract for use
HB 2730 - Authorizing a tax credit for new teachers in critical needs areas
HB 2732 - Requiring county boards of education to employ a certified library media specialist in each county school
HB 2768 - Exempting construction performed on behalf of educational authorities from prevailing wage requirements
HB 2804 - Preventing a professional educator from taking a coaching position away from a current coach
HB 3026 - Providing a two-tiered personal income tax credit to parents or legal guardians who provide home or private, primary or secondary
HB 3088 - Allowing parents or the school to serve sweets during the holidays if the school receives parental or guardian consent
HB 3123 - Relating to donation and transfer of surplus personal computers and other information systems, technology and equipment for educat
HB 3157 - Relating to allowing a county board of education to enter into lease-purchase agreements and allowing the School Building Authorit
HB 3235 - Prohibiting the use of calculators for teaching purposes in grades K through eight
HB 3319 - Permitting the parents of an autistic student to seek a change in the student's aide or mentor
HB 3320 - The Family Education Tax Credit Act
HB 3330 - Charter Schools Act
HB 4007 - Requiring that transportation to and from school be provided for each child that needs or desires transportation
HB 4031 - Providing flexibility in the West Virginia public school support plan for funding regional education service agencies
HB 4040 - Requiring county boards to adopt contingency plans designed to guarantee one hundred eighty separate days of instruction for stude
HB 4041 - Authorizing the School Building Authority to issue bonds in the maximum aggregate amount of $500 million outstanding at any time
HB 4165 - Relating to compulsory school attendance

Education -- Colleges & Universities (8 Bills)
HB 2037 - Relating to requirements for PROMISE scholarships
HB 2044 - Including Salem International University as an eligible institution and modifying provisions regarding eligible higher education i
HB 2067 - Allowing a tax deduction for all prepaid tuition contracts or college savings plan
HB 2094 - Prohibiting employees of higher education from assisting students in securing abortions
HB 2101 - Providing for a credit against the West Virginia personal income tax liability in the amount of payments made on student loans
HB 2131 - Providing West Virginia students with a partial PROMISE scholarship for schooling outside this state for the reason that no in-sta
HB 2249 - Allowing comparable credit at trade or vocational schools approved by the State Board to count towards service personnel pay rates
HB 2256 - Exempting undergraduate students attending state colleges or universities for the first two years postgraduation, from the payment
HB 2273 - Relating to suspension of drivers license for certain offenses if committed by college students
HB 2331 - Allowing teachers who graduated from colleges and universities that are not accredited by associations recognized in West Virginia
HB 2340 - Approving fee waivers for certain students and faculty and staff at institutions of higher education and providing that nonresiden
HB 2399 - Providing for tuition and fee waiver for certain child survivors of domestic violence deaths
HB 2453 - Providing a tax credit for scholarship donations
HB 2467 - Providing for special registration plates bearing the logo, insignia, letters or words demonstrating support for Mountain State Un
HB 2481 - Giving state institutions of higher education more flexibility in the planning and operation of their schools
HB 2513 - Pay incentives for teachers who teach in their core field degree
HB 2543 - Prohibiting abortions at state college or university medical facilities, except when the abortion is necessary to save the life of
HB 2550 - Extending the provisions of the Higher Education Flexibility Act
HB 2599 - Changing the PROMISE Scholarship Program to the PROMISE Forgivable Student Loan Program and establishing deferment and forgiveness
HB 2639 - Allowing for more teachers to be reimbursed for approved course work
HB 2700 - Protecting academic freedom in higher education
HB 2810 - Providing salary increases for deputies with college degrees
HB 2921 - Relating to tuition and fee waivers for members of the West Virginia State Police to attend a college or university
HB 2955 - Removing West Virginia University of Technology from the merger with West Virginia University
HB 3137 - Special Needs Scholarship Program
HB 3173 - Setting compensation standards for classified employees who work overtime on weekends or holidays
HB 3257 - Providing a loan forgiveness program for nurses, social workers, dentists and hygienists
HB 3280 - Relating to higher education capital facilities
HB 3286 - The Eustace Frederick Preengineering and Technology Education Programs
HB 4026 - Relating to higher education capital facilities generally
HB 4145 - Providing services and facilities to assist student veterans at state institutions of higher education
HB 4263 - Changing the name of Marshall Community and Technical College to MountWest Community and Technical College
HB 4340 - Protecting academic speech of professional educators
HB 4399 - Creating the Higher Education Merit Screening Advisory Committee
HB 4488 - Prohibiting cloning human embryos in state medical schools, colleges or universities
HB 4493 - Authorizing rules for the Higher Education Policy Commission regarding Energy Savings Revolving Loan Fund Program and PROMISE scho
HB 4528 - Requiring the Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute to develop a plan regarding neurodegenerative diseases
HB 4553 - Removing West Virginia University Institute of Technology from the merger with West Virginia University and returning it to its fo
HB 4631 - Relating to redemption or repayment of PROMISE scholarship funds when a student drops or withdraws from classes

Education -- Courses, Programs & Testing (10 Bills)
HB 2020 - Exempting children receiving an exemption from compulsory school attendance in favor of church school from standardized testing re
HB 2024 - Reducing staff development programs for school personnel from eighteen hours to twelve hours
HB 2037 - Relating to requirements for PROMISE scholarships
HB 2044 - Including Salem International University as an eligible institution and modifying provisions regarding eligible higher education i
HB 2096 - Requiring the subject of physics as a required course in all public secondary schools for graduation
HB 2131 - Providing West Virginia students with a partial PROMISE scholarship for schooling outside this state for the reason that no in-sta
HB 2245 - Relating to the denial of course credits for unexcused absences in school
HB 2249 - Allowing comparable credit at trade or vocational schools approved by the State Board to count towards service personnel pay rates
HB 2329 - Requiring all high schools include in their health classes a course in fetal development
HB 2513 - Pay incentives for teachers who teach in their core field degree
HB 2580 - Directing the State Board of Education to develop a program of instruction on macroeconomics
HB 2637 - Requiring that all state high schools provide a course in archery safety for hunters
HB 2639 - Allowing for more teachers to be reimbursed for approved course work
HB 2714 - Specifying the types of topics that are to be covered in school programs on personal finance
HB 3234 - Requiring that fetal models be displayed in public schools
HB 3260 - Requiring the accumulation of one and one-half years of instruction in the study of the Declaration of Independence and other foun
HB 4211 - Providing supplemental funding for providing alternative programs for limited English proficient students
HB 4343 - Labor History Week Act
HB 4349 - Updating terms and the process for approval and adoption of instructional resources in public schools
HB 4424 - Requiring a revised annual personnel evaluation process for all professional personnel that is aligned with the state's new teachi
HB 4427 - Providing an annual $5,000 bonus to teachers of advanced placement math and science classes
HB 4436 - Providing discretion to schools that make AYP to use assessments and adopting instructional strategies and programs that promote

Education -- Retirement (10 Bills)
HB 2041 - Exempting the retirement benefits of certain annuitants under the State Teachers Retirement System from state income tax
HB 2246 - Providing a cost-of-living provision for certain persons retired under the teachers retirement system
HB 2338 - Eliminating the six month waiting period for those in the Teachers Retirement System to receive disability retirement benefits
HB 2345 - Exempting from state and personal income tax the benefits a retired teacher receives from the State Teachers Retirement System und
HB 2385 - Relating to the Public Employees Retirement System and the Teachers Retirement System; and providing a one-time supplement for ann
HB 2390 - Allowing the purchase of service credit in the State Teachers Retirement System for temporary employment under the Comprehensive E
HB 2410 - Providing a one-time bonus payable in July of every year for retired public school teachers and state retirees
HB 2560 - Increasing benefits of retired state personnel and retired teachers
HB 2577 - Allowing a public school employee or retiree who missed work as a result of pregnancy to purchase up to one year of service credit
HB 2709 - Providing a cost-of-living provision for certain persons retired under the Teachers Retirement System
HB 2861 - Repealing the one hundred forty day limitation that a retired school teacher may teach in public schools
HB 3092 - Providing that certain beneficiaries in the State Teachers Retirement System receive an annuity when an eligible spouse has not re
HB 4181 - Relating to qualifying for total and permanent disability retirement in the West Virginia Public Employees Retirement System and t
HB 4324 - Extending the expiration date of employment of retired teachers beyond the post-retirement employment limit
HB 4663 - Extending the time for certain members to purchase additional service credit for service in the Teachers Defined Contribution Reti

Education -- Salaries, Classifications, Leave (6 Bills)
HB 2001 - Providing additional state minimum salary for certain teachers
HB 2005 - Requiring schools to post and make available to the public the schedules of teachers and staff
HB 2013 - Increasing salary increments paid to principals and assistant principals
HB 2069 - Increasing the faculty senate allotment for classroom teachers and librarians
HB 2132 - Relating to allowing bus operators for county school systems to carry-over years of experience operating buses for purposes of det
HB 2258 - Providing full daily rate of pay for substitute teachers if they have in excess of ten instructional days in the same school year
HB 2271 - Relating to itinerant status for school service personnel
HB 2287 - Crediting a deceased teacher's sick leave toward continued insurance coverage for a surviving spouse and other dependents
HB 2331 - Allowing teachers who graduated from colleges and universities that are not accredited by associations recognized in West Virginia
HB 2349 - Providing for continuing contract status for teachers and establishing dismissal and suspension procedures
HB 2370 - Providing for increased compensation for aides and paraprofessionals with large numbers of pupils in kindergarten and grades one t
HB 2379 - Salary increases for school service employees based upon residential housing costs
HB 2381 - Relating to the employment and compensation of school service personnel
HB 2392 - Setting standards for assignment of high school athletic directors
HB 2437 - Relating to the use of personal leave days by a surviving spouse of a deceased employee of a school board
HB 2500 - Establishing school service personnel class title and pay grade for the positions of "Administrative Assistant" and "Legal Secreta
HB 2510 - Allowing guidance counselors to compete equally for all guidance counselor positions
HB 2513 - Pay incentives for teachers who teach in their core field degree
HB 2589 - Relating to persons who do not qualify for professional certificates who are issued certificates to serve in the public schools as
HB 2670 - Giving all school personnel, including teachers and service personnel and retired teachers a raise
HB 2967 - Encouraging teachers who have achieved a National Board for Professional Teaching Standards certificate to renew their certificati
HB 3025 - Raising the county board of education pay to that of the county commissioners
HB 3186 - Increasing the stipend paid to mentor teachers and enforcing teacher mentor provisions
HB 3272 - Providing a five percent increase in teacher's salaries and adding pay increment categories for teachers with additional hours of
HB 4009 - Providing paid childbirth leave for higher education personnel
HB 4245 - Relating to county board of education, eligibility of members and training requirements
HB 4345 - Giving teachers credit toward the pay scale for completing an accredited seminary
HB 4377 - Relating to the hiring of substitute service personnel by county school boards
HB 4423 - Providing additional conditions for which counties may provide teachers salary increments or compensation above the county salary
HB 4543 - Reimbursing teachers for recertification fees
HB 4595 - Relating to the minimum salaries of teachers based on years experience and level of education
HB 4608 - Relating to the employment and compensation of school service personnel
HB 4655 - Relating to when notices of termination of an employment contract with school personnel, notices of transfer of school personnel a

Education (And Related Subheadings) (2 Bills)
HB 4290 - Setting standards for assignment of high school athletic directors
HB 4306 - Relating to public school support computation of local share
HB 4340 - Protecting academic speech of professional educators
HB 4378 - Relating to approval and operation of alternative education programs to prepare principals for certification
HB 4380 - Providing eligibility for a license to teach in the public schools for candidates who are not United States citizens
HB 4383 - Relating to low-performing school accreditation status and consequent steps for improvement
HB 4389 - Exempting sales of personal tangible property and services by public and private schools from consumer sales tax and service
HB 4398 - Redefining planning periods for teachers
HB 4413 - Requiring the West Virginia Secondary School Activities Commission to propose legislative rules concerning concussions
HB 4424 - Requiring a revised annual personnel evaluation process for all professional personnel that is aligned with the state's new teachi
HB 4438 - Creating a commission to develop a pilot program to help at-risk youth in West Virginia
HB 4448 - Correcting an inconsistency in the code regarding school board levies
HB 4487 - Relating to the reporting of assaults, batteries and other incidents on school property
HB 4489 - Increasing the criminal penalties for overtaking or passing a school bus stopped for the purpose of receiving and discharging chil
HB 4495 - Relating to special demonstration professional development school projects
HB 4512 - Relating to school bus operators
HB 4543 - Reimbursing teachers for recertification fees
HB 4579 - Relating to the school aid formula
HB 4586 - Providing a $1,200 cost of living adjustment to all eligible state employees and retirees
HB 4602 - Defining the responsibilities of school athletic directors
HB 4610 - Establishing a funding source and programs for persons with traumatic brain injury
HB 4637 - Allowing county school boards to enter into energy-saving contracts
HB 4650 - Allowing the school building authority to designate money for the building of playgrounds
HB 4652 - Establishing a school calendar committee for each county
HB 4653 - Requiring elementary students to have access to a certified library media specialist, art specialist, music specialist and physic
HB 4656 - Enabling counties, municipalities, the state and county boards of education to deposit public funds into deposit accounts that are
HB 4662 - Permitting a retired law-enforcement officer to be employed by a county board of education as a resource prevention officer
HB 4667 - Requiring the Commissioner of Highways to maintain school bus turnarounds in the state
HB 4669 - Granting exceptions to certain statutes to innovation zone plans approved by state board

Education--Facilities (19 Bills)
HB 2297 - Establishing a secure residential school for juvenile status offenders
HB 2519 - Allowing fireworks displays on public school property upon approval of the State Superintendent of Schools and the State Fire Mars

Elections (6 Bills)
HB 2016 - Providing for removal and election of Public Service Commissioners
HB 2052 - Prohibiting a person convicted of any felony from holding public office
HB 2260 - Authorizing governing bodies of municipalities and county commissions to transfer early in-person voting ballots to precincts in t
HB 2267 - Providing that a county commission may establish a program for transfer of development rights without the requirement for an elect
HB 2383 - Prohibiting any person convicted of any felony from voting in an election of state and local officials
HB 2442 - Agreement among the states to elect the president by national popular vote
HB 2575 - Providing an election to allow resident homeowners, sixty-five years old or older, to defer the payment of property tax increases
HB 2603 - Relating to nonpartisan election of justices of the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals and circuit court judges
HB 2657 - Requiring write-in candidates for public office to pay a filing fee
HB 2676 - Prohibiting elected or appointed officials from using public funds to purchase, distribute or disseminate certain items and public
HB 2764 - West Virginia Public Campaign Financing Act
HB 2864 - Prohibiting the use of touch screen voting machines
HB 2974 - Abolishing the one-vote straight ticket voting in all general and special elections within West Virginia
HB 2993 - Prohibiting any member of the Legislature from fund-raising during any session
HB 2997 - Requiring commissioners of the public service commission to be elected
HB 3012 - Relating to electing magistrates by division
HB 3013 - Prohibiting a cheif deputy sheriff from engaging in certain political activities
HB 3050 - Requiring disclosure by judicial officers of campaign contributions in excess of $250
HB 4042 - Relating to ethical standards for elected and appointed officials and public employees
HB 4121 - Secretary of State, early voting
HB 4122 - Secretary of State, vote-by-mail pilot project
HB 4123 - Secretary of State, vote-by-mail pilot project phase 2
HB 4130 - Creating the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals Public Campaign Financing Pilot Program
HB 4137 - Using voter registration figures to determine the placement of political parties on the general election ballot
HB 4156 - Relating to recall elections of elected or appointed federal officers that do not hold a life term
HB 4169 - Relating to statewide voter registration list maintenance
HB 4247 - Providing counties the discretion to accompany an electronic poll book with a printed poll book
HB 4251 - Requiring election officials, poll clerks and poll workers to vote in the precincts where they are registered to vote
HB 4264 - Requiring the manually counting of ballots in five percent of the relevant precincts in only contested elections
HB 4313 - Providing that parties advocating passage or defeat of a public question by referendum vote are subject to reporting requirements
HB 4334 - Providing general rules for all county and municipal referendum votes
HB 4442 - Defining a charitable organization in regards to an inaugural committee's disbursement of excess contributions
HB 4452 - Providing incentives for the recruitment of poll workers by reducing the federal adjusted gross income
HB 4467 - Relating to elections
HB 4468 - Clarifying the procedures for vacancies in the State Legislature
HB 4550 - Requiring commissioners of the Public Service Commission to be elected
HB 4589 - Conforming article three of chapter three of the Code of West Virginia, to the requirements of the Military and Overseas Voter Emp
HB 4632 - Bringing older contradicting language still remaining in the code into conformity with ยง3-2-5(b)(3) and reestablishing a definitio
HB 4642 - Relating to the agreement among states to elect the president by national popular vote
HB 4647 - Relating to the regulation and control of elections

Emergency Services (2 Bills)
HB 2004 - Establishing a program for reprogramming cellular telephones and distributing to seniors for making emergency calls
HB 2238 - Providing rape victims with reliable emergency information regarding pregnancy and abortion, and providing those victims with emer
HB 2333 - Including ambulance and fire fees as part of the property tax assessment so that the fees and property taxes may be paid with the
HB 2597 - Making 911 emergency fees available to be used for both emergency and nonemergency calls
HB 2642 - Reverting the 911 fee on wireless telephones from three dollars to seventy-five cents
HB 2683 - Increasing the amount allocated from the wireless enhanced 911 fee to be deposited into the enhanced 911 wireless tower access ass
HB 2755 - Authorizing the Department of Transportation to take control of an emergency scene on a highway
HB 4020 - Relating to the Emergency Medical Services Retirement System Act
HB 4029 - Establishing crimes of malicious assault, unlawful assault, battery and assault on volunteer firefighters, emergency medical techn
HB 4143 - Relating to emergency medical services
HB 4152 - Making it a misdemeanor to make more than three separate calls to 911 for nonemergency health concerns
HB 4168 - Relating to the Emergency Medical Services Retirement System
HB 4182 - Relating to the emergency medical services retirement system act
HB 4195 - Requiring paramedics to be on site at coal mines
HB 4217 - Requiring the West Virginia Enhanced 911 Council to propose Emergency Medical Dispatch procedures

Eminent Domain (4 Bills)
HB 2356 - Exempting acts resulting in the taking or damaging of private property for public use from the immunity granted to a political sub
HB 2892 - Increasing any award of just compensation to a property owner for eminent domain takings by nongovernment entities

Energy (7 Bills)
HB 3023 - Relating to oil and gas surface owner's bill of rights
HB 3081 - Coal-to-Liquid Act of 2009
HB 4012 - West Virginia Energy Efficiency Act
HB 4097 - Energy, community development assessment and real property valuation procedures for office of coalfield community development
HB 4219 - Reporting of certain geologic information obtained incidental to oil and gas drilling
HB 4274 - Residential Renewable Energy Systems Tax Credit
HB 4315 - Relating to the tax credit for residential solar energy systems
HB 4492 - Renewable Portfolio Standards Sustainable Energy Act

Environmental Protection (14 Bills)
HB 2499 - Requiring the Department of Environmental Protection to remediate any waste tire pile in the state consisting of more than twenty-
HB 2680 - Relating to increasing the environmental protection advisory council membership to nine members
HB 2905 - Increasing the distance required for surface mining activity in relation to cemeteries
HB 2936 - Restoring or keeping intact scenic views by coal and timber operators
HB 2982 - Modifying the definition of "shallow" and "deep" wells to allow a shallow well to be drilled deeper
HB 3023 - Relating to oil and gas surface owner's bill of rights
HB 3055 - Relating to environmental permitting of surface coal mining and correcting antiquated language
HB 3279 - Prohibiting any permits authorizing the construction, enlargement or modification of any coal mine waste
HB 3326 - Relating to existing National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permits
HB 4001 - Relating to water pollution control
HB 4008 - Green Buildings Act
HB 4049 - DEP, air quality, emission standards for hazardous air pollutants
HB 4051 - DEP, electronic devices takeback program
HB 4091 - DEP, water resources, national pollutant discharge elimination system (NPDES)
HB 4092 - DEP, water resources, requirements governing groundwater standards
HB 4093 - DEP, water resources, water pollution control permit fee schedules
HB 4094 - DEP, water resources, WV/NPDES rule for coal mining facilities
HB 4149 - Authorizing incentives for energy conservation by electric utilities
HB 4162 - Providing a tax credit for obtaining certain certifications by the United States Green Building Council Leadership
HB 4193 - Relating to the groundwater protection fund
HB 4198 - Extending the expired term of a member of the Oil and Gas Inspectors' Examining Board until such time as the member's successor is
HB 4218 - Modifying the definitions of "shallow well" and "deep well"
HB 4219 - Reporting of certain geologic information obtained incidental to oil and gas drilling
HB 4226 - DEP, oil and gas wells and other wells
HB 4250 - Energy Efficient Building Act
HB 4262 - West Virginia Renewable Energy Act
HB 4267 - Creating a mandatory grace period for the payment of water and sewer bills
HB 4277 - Authorizing the Secretary of the Department of Environmental Protection to issue National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System p
HB 4408 - Creating the "Surface Owners' Rights Recognition Act"
HB 4457 - Relating to the access to and protection of cemeteries
HB 4461 - Requiring property owners to disclose the previous existence on the property of a crystal methamphetamine lab
HB 4492 - Renewable Portfolio Standards Sustainable Energy Act
HB 4494 - Allowing the Environmental Protection Advisory Council to review, adopt and eliminate rules exceeding applicable federal standards
HB 4510 - Requiring all final actions by the Department of Environmental Protection regarding coal mine permits to be completed within six m
HB 4513 - Establishing requirements for Marcellus gas well operations use of water resources
HB 4518 - Relating to the Department of Environmental Protection
HB 4529 - Repealing certain sections of the Alternative and Renewable Energy Portfolio Act
HB 4532 - Allowing the Division of Energy to develop an energy related public relations campaign focused on educating the Washington, D.C. a
HB 4540 - Requiring restoring or keeping intact scenic views by coal and timber operators operating in those areas
HB 4580 - Establishing a returnable beverage container deposit program
HB 4605 - Establishing that the environmental regulation of business activities performed within the state is not subject to federal regulat
HB 4612 - Relating to imposing a severance tax on the generation of wind power into a renewable energy resource
HB 4637 - Allowing county school boards to enter into energy-saving contracts
HB 4638 - Relating to air pollution control
HB 4654 - Limiting storage of methyl isocyanate
HB 4668 - Making a supplementary appropriation to the Crime Victims Compensation Fund, the Department of Education and the Arts - Division o

Estates and Trusts (7 Bills)
HB 2097 - Permitting deed of trust or mortgage interest paid on a taxpayers' personal residences to be used for personal income tax purposes
HB 2629 - Providing an exemption from estate taxes and the Consumers Sales and Service Tax for certain expenses of any infant who dies befor
HB 2656 - Relating to appraisement of estates of deceased persons
HB 4414 - Updating references from the commissioner of accounts to the fiduciary commissioner
HB 4435 - Relating to estate tax
HB 4496 - Prohibiting bail bonding companies or bail bond enforcers from providing fiduciary bonds for estates
HB 4598 - Relating to filing a memorandum of deed of trust in lieu of a deed of trust
HB 4659 - Relating to the designation of a primary guardian for a minor child

Ethics (17 Bills)
HB 4016 - Strengthening the Ethics Act financial disclosure filing requirements
HB 4042 - Relating to ethical standards for elected and appointed officials and public employees
HB 4069 - Barbers and Cosmetologists, standard of ethics
HB 4115 - Occupational Therapy, ethical standards
HB 4135 - Relating to ethical guidelines for members of professional licensing boards
HB 4418 - Requiring lobbyists to disclose compensation agreements for each registered employer

Fire Fighting and Prevention (28 Bills)
HB 2251 - Providing meetings and conference rights for members of municipal fire departments
HB 2294 - Eliminating fees charged by the Criminal Identification Bureau to the State Police for providing certain information to volunteer
HB 2333 - Including ambulance and fire fees as part of the property tax assessment so that the fees and property taxes may be paid with the
HB 2519 - Allowing fireworks displays on public school property upon approval of the State Superintendent of Schools and the State Fire Mars
HB 2615 - Providing discounted motor registration fees for members of volunteer fire departments
HB 2627 - Permitting members of volunteer fire departments to participate in the state's public employees insurance plan
HB 2668 - Establishing a lottery scratch-off game for the benefit of West Virginia firefighters
HB 2669 - Providing an exemption from gross income for certain members of volunteer fire departments
HB 2874 - Providing a rebuttable presumption that a firefighter has developed a pulmonary disease or sustained a cardiovascular injury
HB 2930 - Including volunteer firefighters within the Public Employees Insurance Act
HB 3078 - Reduced Cigarette Ignition Propensity Standard and Fire Prevention Act
HB 4011 - Relating to meeting and conference rights for members of police or fire departments employed by political subdivisions
HB 4098 - Fire Commission, state fire code
HB 4155 - Expanding permitted uses for revenues allocated to volunteer and part time fire departments
HB 4166 - Expanding the age for firefighters over thirty-five years of age for persons already employed by another paid fire department
HB 4592 - Relating to volunteer and part volunteer fire companies and departments
HB 4635 - Relating to the Fire Prevention and Control Act

Firearms (11 Bills)
HB 2075 - Allowing family court judges to carry concealed deadly weapons without obtaining a license
HB 2121 - Making armed assault or conspiracy to commit armed assault upon school property or school personnel or students a felony
HB 2298 - Allowing mental hygiene commissioners to carry concealed weapons
HB 2299 - Limiting the purchase of handguns to one gun per month
HB 2393 - Providing for mandatory sentences for any person who shoots a police officer on duty
HB 2428 - Permitting magistrates to carry concealed handguns without a permit
HB 2507 - Relating to the discharging of firearms within a certain distance of a dwelling house
HB 2866 - Allowing a license to carry deadly weapons to remain valid until the applicant receives notice the application for renewal has bee
HB 4014 - Requiring qualifying law-enforcement officers employed by a West Virginia law-enforcement agency to receive certification to carry
HB 4238 - State Police, carrying of handgun by retired or medically discharged members
HB 4241 - Authorizing the superintendent of the state police to refuse a request to carry a handgun when made by a retired trooper not livin
HB 4256 - Creating a sales tax holiday for purchases of guns and ammunition during the month of November
HB 4265 - Prohibiting the taking of lawfully possessed arms and ammunition during a declared state of emergency
HB 4280 - Relating to the regulation of carrying firearms
HB 4305 - Relating to limitations upon the keeping and bearing of arms
HB 4316 - West Virginia Firearms Freedom Act
HB 4325 - Relating to the regulation of firearms and other deadly weapons
HB 4422 - Clarifying that law-enforcement may remove weapons possessed after service or notice of a protective order but before an actual he
HB 4521 - Creating a sales tax holiday for purchases of guns and ammunition

Food and Food Services (3 Bills)
HB 2019 - Prohibiting employees at restaurants from handling drinking vessels by touching on or near the vessel's brim
HB 2143 - Dedicating a portion of the receipts from the tax on food products to be distributed equally to each district of the Division of H
HB 2620 - Increasing the pay grade of cafeteria managers
HB 2650 - Eliminating the sales tax on food effective the first day of July, two thousand nine
HB 2681 - Eliminating the food tax, increasing the tax on nonintoxicating beer, increasing the cigarette tax, increasing the noncigarette to
HB 4514 - Eliminating the sales tax on food

Freedom of Information (41 Bills)
HB 4500 - Redefining the term "public record" as it is used in the Freedom of Information Act

Fuel (7 Bills)
HB 2066 - Prohibiting fractional pricing in the retail sale of gasoline
HB 2321 - Extending the alternative-fuel motor vehicle tax credit for ten years and making the credit retroactive from the expiration date o
HB 2322 - Authorizing a corporation net income tax credit for reducing charges for home heating fuel and propane gas provided to low-income
HB 2521 - Reducing the wholesale tax on heating fuel, off road fuels, kerosene and propane used for home heating purposes or off road use
HB 2619 - Exempting existing churches from paying tax on propane and other forms of heating oil
HB 3237 - Making it an unfair trade practice to refuse to refill a propane gas tank
HB 4358 - Exempting special fuel and propane used for home heating purposes from the motor fuel excise tax

Funds (7 Bills)
HB 2044 - Including Salem International University as an eligible institution and modifying provisions regarding eligible higher education i
HB 2058 - No State-Funded Transportation for Abortion Act
HB 2257 - Prohibiting family planning centers that receive state funding from discussing abortion
HB 2274 - Relating to the distribution of the State Treasurer's "Road Fund"
HB 2317 - Requiring racetracks who are licensed to operate video lottery terminals pay a fee of one thousand dollars for each machine and th
HB 2372 - Authorizing county commissions to use impact fees to fund the building and operation of libraries and to administer and provide af
HB 2574 - Prohibiting certain nursing homes from using state funds for activities unrelated to the provision of health care services
HB 2582 - Establishing a corporate tax credit up to fifty percent of the corporation's net income tax for contributions to scholarship funds
HB 2610 - Prohibiting state funding of abortions
HB 2643 - Prohibiting the naming of a publicly funded building, road, structure or project which receives any operating or construction mone
HB 2676 - Prohibiting elected or appointed officials from using public funds to purchase, distribute or disseminate certain items and public
HB 2683 - Increasing the amount allocated from the wireless enhanced 911 fee to be deposited into the enhanced 911 wireless tower access ass
HB 2729 - Creating the West Virginia Addictions Treatment and Recovery Fund
HB 2797 - Prohibiting state funding of abortions
HB 2912 - Creating a board and fund to be used to maintain abandoned cemeteries
HB 4002 - Specifying that infrastructure projects providing broadband services facilities be included in infrastructure projects eligible fo
HB 4193 - Relating to the groundwater protection fund
HB 4204 - Using the Crime Victims Fund to fill-in a portion of the property damage deductible for victims of the negligence of an uninsured
HB 4493 - Authorizing rules for the Higher Education Policy Commission regarding Energy Savings Revolving Loan Fund Program and PROMISE scho
HB 4502 - Increasing the amount of net terminal income allocated to the Cultural Facilities and Capitol Resources Matching Grant Program Fun
HB 4519 - Requiring all of an established $11 million Racetrack Video Lottery Fund to be transferred into the Unredeemed Pari-Mutuel Tickets

Funeral Services (7 Bills)
HB 2045 - Relating to funeral and cremation expenses for indigent persons
HB 2905 - Increasing the distance required for surface mining activity in relation to cemeteries
HB 2912 - Creating a board and fund to be used to maintain abandoned cemeteries
HB 2928 - Clarifying procedures for protection of graves and burial sites
HB 2940 - Exempting funeral establishments and authorized representatives of the deceased from any sales tax regarding goods and services
HB 4022 - Exempting funeral procession from paying tolls while traveling on the West Virginia Turnpike
HB 4376 - Requiring every internment or grave to identify the decedents' identity

Gaming Activities (8 Bills)
HB 2117 - Reallocating the proceeds from limited video lottery by increasing the percentages payable to counties, municipalities and retaile
HB 2317 - Requiring racetracks who are licensed to operate video lottery terminals pay a fee of one thousand dollars for each machine and th
HB 2351 - Prohibiting the placement of automated teller machines (ATM) in establishments that contain video lottery terminals
HB 2430 - Providing workers' compensation coverage for certain employees who perform duties attendant to racing activities
HB 2556 - Prohibiting lottery form using minors in advertising during school hours
HB 2668 - Establishing a lottery scratch-off game for the benefit of West Virginia firefighters
HB 2725 - Suspending the future issuing of new video lottery licenses
HB 4235 - Lottery Commission, limited gaming facility rule
HB 4519 - Requiring all of an established $11 million Racetrack Video Lottery Fund to be transferred into the Unredeemed Pari-Mutuel Tickets

Governmental Agencies (52 Bills)
HB 2050 - Expanding the counties covered by West Virginia Route 2 and Interstate 68 Authority to include Cabell, Mason and Jackson counties;
HB 2461 - Creating a State Trail Authority within the West Virginia Development Office
HB 2498 - Providing that actions in which the state is a party be brought in the county which is affected or related to the controversy
HB 3049 - Authorizing the Chief Technology Officer to receive confidential records and have access to an agencies' database
HB 3054 - Clarifying that the Real Estate Division of the Department of Administration has the power and duty of acquiring and disposing of
HB 3230 - Providing for the redistricting office of the Joint Committee on Government and Finance to propose redistricting plans during cens
HB 4141 - Transferring licensure for private security services from the Secretary of State to the Division of Criminal Justice Services
HB 4194 - Codifying the Division of Criminal Justice Services being incorporated into the Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety
HB 4297 - Requiring regulated consumer lenders to provide notice of change in ownership or control to the West Virginia Division of Banking
HB 4318 - Preventing employees and officials of the Division of Banking from taking regulatory action involving financial institutions with
HB 4319 - Relating to publication of the State Register
HB 4321 - Relating to underwriting of nonstate employer groups by the Public Employees Insurance Agency
HB 4329 - Clarifying provisions relating to functions of the Division of Personnel
HB 4339 - Relating to collecting debts through the United States Treasury Offset Program
HB 4342 - Exempting the Adjutant General and the West Virginia National Guard from state leasing and accounting requirements
HB 4347 - Relating to the functions of the purchasing director and the powers and duties of acquiring real property
HB 4350 - Relating to the functions of the purchasing director
HB 4394 - Relating to the use of mineral rights to benefit state agencies, institutions or departments
HB 4396 - Assuring audited and unaudited agencies included in the comprehensive annual financial report comply with all deadlines establishe
HB 4416 - Declaring certain claims against the state and its agencies to be moral obligations of the state and directing payments thereof
HB 4443 - Clarifying that audit supporting documentation is confidential
HB 4475 - Exempting motor vehicles used by the Department of Health and Human Resources from the jurisdiction of the Public Service Commissi
HB 4490 - Requiring all state boards, commissions, committees or councils to be gender balanced and to have proportionate representation of
HB 4557 - Reviewing all of the Department of Health and Human Resources requests for proposals or change orders valued at over $500,000 prio
HB 4567 - Repealing the authority to involuntary transfer employees
HB 4568 - Authorizing the use of additional medium for use in archiving government records
HB 4578 - Providing that hearing examiners conducting state agency administrative hearings be selected from a panel of five
HB 4581 - Requiring insurance coverage of spouses and dependents for pregnancy and contraceptive services
HB 4582 - Creating reciprocity for West Virginia small, women and minority-owned businesses who receive such preferences in other states
HB 4657 - Relating to workers' compensation programs of state agencies

Governor (15 Bills)
HB 2640 - Authorizing the Governor to appoint an additional member to the Surface Mine Board that represents the interest of labor
HB 2658 - Requiring state offices, agencies, boards and commissions to submit annual reports electronically
HB 4368 - Creating an Equal Pay Coordinator within the Governor's Office to ensure pay equity among state employees

Governor -- Bills Requested By (23 Bills)
HB 4025 - Budget Bill, making appropriations of public money out of the treasury in accordance with section fifty-one, article six of the Co
HB 4028 - Updating the meaning of federal taxable income and certain other terms used in the West Virginia Corporation Net Income Tax Act
HB 4029 - Establishing crimes of malicious assault, unlawful assault, battery and assault on volunteer firefighters, emergency medical techn
HB 4030 - Updating the meaning of federal adjusted gross income and certain other terms used in the West Virginia Personal Income Tax Act
HB 4031 - Providing flexibility in the West Virginia public school support plan for funding regional education service agencies
HB 4032 - Relating to accelerated parole eligibility for certain inmates
HB 4033 - Relating to the management of motor vehicles and aircraft owned or possessed by the state
HB 4034 - Authorizing any municipality to enact by ordinance a vacant property registration program
HB 4035 - Relating to electronic filing of tax returns and electronic funds transfers in payment of taxes
HB 4036 - Establishing the Judicial Vacancy Advisory Commission
HB 4037 - Relating generally to federal subsidy bonds and bond financing
HB 4038 - Imposing a statutory lien on fire insurance proceeds in the event of a total loss to real property
HB 4040 - Requiring county boards to adopt contingency plans designed to guarantee one hundred eighty separate days of instruction for stude
HB 4041 - Authorizing the School Building Authority to issue bonds in the maximum aggregate amount of $500 million outstanding at any time
HB 4130 - Creating the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals Public Campaign Financing Pilot Program
HB 4183 - Requiring a study of the telecommunications tax
HB 4279 - Renaming the West Virginia Parkways, Economic Development and Tourism Authority

Hazardous Materials (15 Bills)
HB 2034 - Relating to the eliminating of mercury in vaccines
HB 2489 - Requiring mine operators to provide notice of hazardous chemical substances and lead exposure to its employees
HB 2499 - Requiring the Department of Environmental Protection to remediate any waste tire pile in the state consisting of more than twenty-
HB 4090 - DEP, waste management, hazardous waste management system
HB 4105 - Highways, transportation of hazardous wastes upon the roads and highways
HB 4187 - Continuing the current hazardous waste management fee until 2015

Health (And Related Subheadings) (7 Bills)
HB 2019 - Prohibiting employees at restaurants from handling drinking vessels by touching on or near the vessel's brim
HB 2028 - 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 st
HB 2034 - Relating to the eliminating of mercury in vaccines
HB 2039 - Establishing the Consent to Health Care of Minors Act
HB 2065 - Relating to issuing a certificate of birth resulting in stillbirth
HB 2073 - Requiring that abortion providers notify the parents of a minor seeking an abortion forty-eight hours before performing the proced
HB 2238 - Providing rape victims with reliable emergency information regarding pregnancy and abortion, and providing those victims with emer
HB 2255 - Relating to the "Mandated Benefits Review Act"
HB 2264 - Requiring the Office of Miners Health and Safety to employ qualified diesel inspectors
HB 2302 - Prohibiting the performance of any abortion when the woman seeking it is doing so solely on account of the gender of the fetus
HB 2329 - Requiring all high schools include in their health classes a course in fetal development
HB 2332 - Providing state health care services for all active and inactive duty military personnel
HB 2354 - Creating the Traumatic Brain Injury Services Commission
HB 2431 - Emergency Contraception Education Act
HB 2503 - Requiring licensed tattoo artist to inform patrons, prior to performing the tattoo procedure, of the potential problems that a tat
HB 2542 - "Jason Flatt Act of 2010"
HB 2583 - Requiring health care providers to release unemancipated minor's medical records for drug testing to a parent or legal guardian wi
HB 2590 - Requiring the Department of Health and Human Resources to maintain information for public dissemination relative to judicial bypas
HB 2609 - Establishing criminal penalties for interfering with medical treatment of a railroad employee
HB 2693 - Including testing for illegal drugs in newborns
HB 2712 - Relating to rule making requirements of the Department of Health and Human Services
HB 2720 - Genetic Information Privacy Act
HB 2773 - Increasing the monetary penalties for selling tobacco products to minors
HB 2780 - Emergency Credentialing for Health Care Providers Act
HB 2847 - Prohibiting the use of the body of a fetus for certain purposes
HB 2932 - Requiring the approval of board of health rules relating to tobacco use in public or private places
HB 2942 - Prohibiting subsidies to entities that perform abortions
HB 3004 - Permitting individual taxpayers a modification to state income tax for medical expenses exceeding two percent of their federal adj
HB 3069 - Providing medical and nonmedical exemptions from mandatory immunizations for school children
HB 3166 - Health Care Affordability Act
HB 3234 - Requiring that fetal models be displayed in public schools
HB 3262 - Relating to health care provider tax
HB 4015 - Relating to civil actions based upon false or fraudulent claims against the medical programs of the Department of Health and Human
HB 4099 - Health and Human Resources, grade "A" pasteurized milk
HB 4100 - Health and Human Resources, fees for services
HB 4101 - Health and Human Resources, distribution of state aid funds to local boards of health
HB 4102 - Health and Human Resources, nurse aide abuse registry
HB 4103 - Health Care Authority, hospital ambulatory health care facilities
HB 4138 - Relating to the practice of medical imaging and radiation therapy
HB 4150 - West Virginia Partnership to Promote Community Well-Being Act
HB 4153 - Creating an Office for Oral Health under the Bureau for Public Health
HB 4164 - Creating of a pilot program for the placement of children four to ten years of age in foster care which shall be known as Jacob's
HB 4167 - Creating a special revenue fund, known as the Department of Health and Human Resources Safety and Treatment Fund
HB 4168 - Relating to the Emergency Medical Services Retirement System

Health -- Facilities (11 Bills)
HB 2035 - Requiring a woman, prior to an abortion, to have a pregnancy test administered at the facility where the abortion is to be perform
HB 2049 - Providing that a legally unlicensed personal care home may house up to four unrelated residents if there is at least one full-time
HB 2054 - Providing a mechanism whereby unused, unexpired nonnarcotic drugs previously owned by a deceased nursing home patient or resident
HB 2055 - Requiring nursing homes to publicly post staffing information and granting rights to family councils
HB 2146 - Requiring abortion facilities to have certain written policies and procedures
HB 2257 - Prohibiting family planning centers that receive state funding from discussing abortion
HB 2278 - Requiring that abortions be performed in hospitals or by physicians with admitting privileges to a hospital within the local servi
HB 2364 - Providing standards for hospitals' charity care programs and bad debt collection programs
HB 2377 - Providing for the adequate staffing of nursing homes and training of nursing home staff
HB 2447 - Establishing county and municipal authorities to provide for and maintain facilities to house Child Advocacy Centers
HB 2516 - Prohibiting a business or organization from performing abortions in a public facility
HB 2543 - Prohibiting abortions at state college or university medical facilities, except when the abortion is necessary to save the life of
HB 2568 - Requiring background checks on applicants for residence in nursing homes and assisted living residences
HB 2574 - Prohibiting certain nursing homes from using state funds for activities unrelated to the provision of health care services
HB 2636 - Requiring facilities providing abortions to obtain parental notification or consent in writing
HB 2644 - Relating to prohibiting the establishment of new methadone treatment programs
HB 2647 - Prohibiting the establishment of methadone treatment programs and clinics except those operated by comprehensive community mental
HB 2729 - Creating the West Virginia Addictions Treatment and Recovery Fund
HB 2785 - Requiring that every house, dwelling or business located in an area where public water services are made available for the first t
HB 2848 - Requiring development of a program for payment of personal needs funds to Medicaid recipients in nursing homes
HB 3060 - Prohibiting the establishment of new methadone treatment programs and clinics except for programs operated as community health cen
HB 3124 - Requiring the Department of Health and Human Resources and Medicaid to provide financial assistance to persons in assisted living
HB 3311 - Clarifying that hospitals owned or operated by nonprofit corporations, nonprofit associations or local government units have only
HB 4186 - Relating to the practice of nursing home administration
HB 4189 - Establishing an independent dispute resolution process for nursing homes
HB 4425 - Developing a pilot program for unlicensed personnel to administer medication in a nursing home
HB 4426 - Ending the requirement that health facilities acquire a certificate of need to open

Health -- Insurance (10 Bills)
HB 2048 - Providing for the continuance of medical coverage for the spouse of a deceased retired public employee for any period previously p
HB 2111 - Expanding the West Virginia Children's Health Insurance Program to children of certain state employees
HB 2332 - Providing state health care services for all active and inactive duty military personnel
HB 2425 - Requiring employers to provide health insurance to employees working on public improvement projects
HB 2518 - Expanding West Virginia Children's Health Insurance Program to children of employees whose annual income is twenty-five thousand d
HB 2576 - Providing a corporate tax credit for qualified health insurance policies
HB 2605 - Requiring accident and sickness insurance providers and HMO's to cover the treatment of Lyme disease
HB 2635 - Allowing the federal adjusted gross income deduction for the amount spent for medical expenses
HB 2655 - Providing crime watch members coverage under the West Virginia Public Employees Insurance health coverage plan
HB 2679 - Providing a tax credit to medical providers in an amount equal to their investment in electronic medical record technology
HB 3126 - Requiring the DHHR to annually review and adjust rates it pays to care providers
HB 3190 - Allowing the purchase of service credit for those emergency services officers who transferred into the Emergency Medical Services
HB 3250 - Excluding indigent persons from receiving health care records free of charge when represented by an organization or an attorney th
HB 4197 - Relating to health maintenance organizations
HB 4215 - Prohibiting gender discrimination in health care insurance plans
HB 4272 - Expanding the applicability of Prescription Fairness Act requirements to dependants covered by health insurance for contraceptive
HB 4282 - Creating the "Health Care Choice Act"
HB 4302 - Ensuring Patient Safety Act
HB 4649 - Relating to health care forms and data

Health -- Personnel (15 Bills)
HB 2014 - Eliminating the severance tax and the health care provider tax on behavior health providers
HB 2029 - Ensuring that medical workers have the right to refuse to participate in any abortion-related activity
HB 2053 - Prohibiting pharmacists and other persons involved in dispensing medicines from refusing to fill prescriptions
HB 2136 - Providing limited immunity from civil damages for persons who volunteer their services to public health departments
HB 2248 - Requiring employers to pay nurses at their regular rate of pay for all the time they are on-call on the employer's premises
HB 2263 - Requiring medical practitioners who perform abortions to estimate the gestational age of the fetus by using ultrasound
HB 2278 - Requiring that abortions be performed in hospitals or by physicians with admitting privileges to a hospital within the local servi
HB 2303 - Allowing pharmacists and other individuals involved in dispensing medicines to refuse to fill prescriptions or dispense any substa
HB 2377 - Providing for the adequate staffing of nursing homes and training of nursing home staff
HB 2382 - Salary increase for sanitarian employees of the division of health
HB 2391 - Providing a loan forgiveness program for nurses
HB 2394 - Authorizing the issuance of special license plates for pharmacists
HB 2398 - Providing that certain mental hygiene commissioners are eligible for membership in the Public Employees Retirement System
HB 2493 - Requiring a physician to receive written consent from at least one parent or legal guardian before an abortion is performed on an
HB 2520 - Reporting requirements when it is suspected that a woman suffered injury or death due to induced abortion
HB 2706 - Relating to exempting physicians from obtaining Medicaid preauthorization for certain medical conditions
HB 2717 - Requiring physicians performing abortions take steps designed to save the life of any aborted live fetus
HB 2741 - Authorizing mental hygiene commissioners to sign readmission orders
HB 2906 - Prohibiting persons who are not licensed physicians from performing an abortion
HB 3021 - Medication Administration by Certified Medicine Aides Act
HB 4108 - Authorizing miscellaneous agencies and boards to promulgate legislative rules
HB 4176 - Relating to credentialing of health care practitioners
HB 4375 - Relating to retaining nursing educators

Health (And Related Subheadings) (16 Bills)
HB 4195 - Requiring paramedics to be on site at coal mines
HB 4220 - Relating to the practice of medical imaging and radiation therapy
HB 4221 - Permitting a person who has practiced nuclear medicine technology for a certain time to be eligible for licensure
HB 4229 - Health and Human Resources, out-of-school time child care center licensing requirements
HB 4411 - Relating to the care of aborted fetuses
HB 4415 - Establishing the "Primary Stroke Center Hospital Designation Act"
HB 4434 - Expanding prescriptive authority of advanced nurse practitioners
HB 4462 - Allowing a modification reducing federal adjusted gross when medical expenses exceed $2,000 a year
HB 4474 - Increasing the representation on the Health Information Network Board
HB 4488 - Prohibiting cloning human embryos in state medical schools, colleges or universities
HB 4499 - Raising the age of consent that a minor may refuse mental health treatment
HB 4507 - Establishing procedures for appealing an adverse decision or action taken by a local board of health
HB 4517 - Requiring that a person who is undergoing an abortion be offered the opportunity to view available ultrasound images of the fetus
HB 4520 - Prohibiting healthcare providers from discriminating against or refusing treatment of a patient
HB 4551 - Prohibiting state funding of abortions
HB 4555 - Permitting persons with schizophrenic "reality disorder" two opportunities to sign a durable power of attorney
HB 4557 - Reviewing all of the Department of Health and Human Resources requests for proposals or change orders valued at over $500,000 prio
HB 4562 - Encouraging and assisting persons diagnosed with schizophrenic reality disorder in designating a durable medical power of attorney
HB 4563 - Extending the termination date of the modified mental hygiene procedures pilot project
HB 4569 - Reviewing the rates of all stand alone rehabilitation hospitals and developing and implementing a rate methodology
HB 4571 - Abortion Complication Reporting Act
HB 4572 - Utilization of Unused Prescription Medications Act
HB 4574 - Authorizing regional water authorities, regional wastewater authorities and regional water and wastewater authorities to provide f
HB 4596 - Removing the Commissioner of the Bureau for Public Health from professional licensure boards
HB 4607 - Establishing the Oral Health Pilot Program in the Mid-Ohio Valley Region
HB 4613 - Permitting unlicensed personnel to administer medications in certain circumstances
HB 4633 - Permitting a medical services provider under certain circumstances to inspect certain confidential information concerning control
HB 4640 - Initiating the Healthy Lifestyles Restaurant Calorie Posting Program
HB 4658 - Capping the Medical Services Trust Fund and redirecting excess funding
HB 4666 - Establishing a grant program for substance abuse prevention

Holidays (16 Bills)
HB 2064 - Designating the seventh day of December, "Pearl Harbor Day," as a legal state holiday
HB 2113 - Providing overtime pay for all employees who are required to work holidays regardless if the holiday hours are in excess of a fort
HB 3088 - Allowing parents or the school to serve sweets during the holidays if the school receives parental or guardian consent
HB 3089 - Designating December 7 of each year as "West Virginia Patriots of World War II" and making it a state holiday
HB 3291 - Adding a special memorial day to celebrate the victory of democracy in the Cold War
HB 4027 - Providing that activities, documents and records of the government be in English

Human Services (6 Bills)
HB 2015 - Creating the criminal offense of injury to a pregnant woman that results in miscarriage or stillbirth
HB 2028 - 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 st
HB 2045 - Relating to funeral and cremation expenses for indigent persons
HB 2057 - Requiring the department of health and human resources to enforce specific abortion clinic regulations
HB 2374 - Requiring any faith-based facility that counsels women regarding contraception, abortion or pregnancy to maintain a quality assura
HB 2431 - Emergency Contraception Education Act
HB 2440 - Relating to the insertion of language which defines acts of violence and makes its false reporting a felony
HB 2644 - Relating to prohibiting the establishment of new methadone treatment programs
HB 2712 - Relating to rule making requirements of the Department of Health and Human Services
HB 2848 - Requiring development of a program for payment of personal needs funds to Medicaid recipients in nursing homes
HB 2850 - Requiring recipients of state assistance to show photo identification
HB 2888 - Requiring the DHHR to provide matching funds for trust income disbursed to support autistic minors
HB 3069 - Providing medical and nonmedical exemptions from mandatory immunizations for school children
HB 3124 - Requiring the Department of Health and Human Resources and Medicaid to provide financial assistance to persons in assisted living
HB 3126 - Requiring the DHHR to annually review and adjust rates it pays to care providers
HB 3159 - Prohibiting moneys from any state fund or funding source to be expended for any abortion unless the abortion qualifies for federal
HB 4015 - Relating to civil actions based upon false or fraudulent claims against the medical programs of the Department of Health and Human
HB 4164 - Creating of a pilot program for the placement of children four to ten years of age in foster care which shall be known as Jacob's
HB 4409 - Creating the Workers' Lifetime Total Disability Fund and the Supplemental Personal Needs Allowance Fund
HB 4410 - Requiring health insurance coverage for autism spectrum disorders
HB 4419 - Developing caseload standards for the Department of Health and Human Resource program areas
HB 4482 - Creating a random drug testing program for applicants and recipients of temporary assistance for needy families cash benefits and
HB 4499 - Raising the age of consent that a minor may refuse mental health treatment
HB 4516 - Requiring recipients of state assistance to show photo identification
HB 4544 - Community-Based Services Act
HB 4555 - Permitting persons with schizophrenic "reality disorder" two opportunities to sign a durable power of attorney
HB 4563 - Extending the termination date of the modified mental hygiene procedures pilot project
HB 4591 - Requiring health insurance coverage for autism spectrum disorders
HB 4641 - Permitting the state to opt out of a federal statute that would otherwise not allow a state resident who has been convicted of a f
HB 4644 - Providing a $5000 salary increase to social workers employed by the Department of Health and Human Resources
HB 4658 - Capping the Medical Services Trust Fund and redirecting excess funding

Infrastructure (13 Bills)
HB 2425 - Requiring employers to provide health insurance to employees working on public improvement projects
HB 2427 - Requiring contractors awarded state public works construction projects to meet time restrictions for the completion of a public wo
HB 4002 - Specifying that infrastructure projects providing broadband services facilities be included in infrastructure projects eligible fo

Inspections (13 Bills)
HB 2264 - Requiring the Office of Miners Health and Safety to employ qualified diesel inspectors
HB 2295 - Requiring a certified person to examine underground mines after cutting and welding has been performed

Insurance -- Health (39 Bills)
HB 2111 - Expanding the West Virginia Children's Health Insurance Program to children of certain state employees
HB 2425 - Requiring employers to provide health insurance to employees working on public improvement projects
HB 2518 - Expanding West Virginia Children's Health Insurance Program to children of employees whose annual income is twenty-five thousand d
HB 2576 - Providing a corporate tax credit for qualified health insurance policies
HB 2605 - Requiring accident and sickness insurance providers and HMO's to cover the treatment of Lyme disease
HB 2655 - Providing crime watch members coverage under the West Virginia Public Employees Insurance health coverage plan
HB 2858 - Requiring insurance coverage for autism spectrum disorder
HB 3002 - Allowing private citizens the freedom to enter into private contracts for health care services or health care coverage or both
HB 3307 - Requiring managed care plan providers to reimburse limited out of network medical expenses
HB 4053 - Insurance Commission, WV life and health insurance guaranty association act
HB 4054 - Insurance Commission, viatical settlements
HB 4197 - Relating to health maintenance organizations
HB 4215 - Prohibiting gender discrimination in health care insurance plans
HB 4227 - Directors of the WV Health Insurance Plan, premium, subsidy
HB 4228 - Directors of the WV Health Insurance Plan, pre-existing conditions exclusion
HB 4231 - Insurance Commission, annuity disclosure
HB 4254 - Providing a corporate tax credit for qualified health insurance policies
HB 4255 - Creating a temporary health information technology reinvestment fee for health insurers
HB 4272 - Expanding the applicability of Prescription Fairness Act requirements to dependants covered by health insurance for contraceptive
HB 4281 - Replacing references to "mental retardation" with "intellectual disability"
HB 4282 - Creating the "Health Care Choice Act"
HB 4301 - Clarifying that surviving spouses and dependents of deceased public employees may only participate in major medical group plans
HB 4410 - Requiring health insurance coverage for autism spectrum disorders
HB 4581 - Requiring insurance coverage of spouses and dependents for pregnancy and contraceptive services
HB 4591 - Requiring health insurance coverage for autism spectrum disorders
HB 4649 - Relating to health care forms and data

Insurance -- Motor Vehicles (36 Bills)
HB 2006 - Requiring color coded certificates of insurance to be placed on the windshield of the insured motor vehicle
HB 2071 - Prohibiting discrimination in rates by insurance companies because of having filed claims under the uninsured and under insured c
HB 2509 - Relating to proof of financial responsibility in motor vehicle insurance
HB 2526 - Allowing persons involved in motor vehicle accidents to receive pertinent information at no charge in order to file a timely insur
HB 2537 - Preventing insurers from increasing the rates for auto liability or homeowners insurance for persons over the age of sixty-five ba
HB 2895 - Determining the value of a motor vehicle in a claim
HB 4395 - Authorizing the Division of Motor Vehicles to utilize an electronic insurance verification program to identify uninsured motor veh

Insurance -- Public Employees (6 Bills)
HB 2287 - Crediting a deceased teacher's sick leave toward continued insurance coverage for a surviving spouse and other dependents
HB 2627 - Permitting members of volunteer fire departments to participate in the state's public employees insurance plan
HB 2646 - Defining the term "Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug Plan" in the public employees insurance act
HB 2897 - Authorizing insurance to married workers without children at reduced rates under the West Virginia Public Employees Insurance Act
HB 2927 - Requiring the Legislature to approve changes in costs imposed by the Public Employees Insurance Agency Finance Board
HB 2930 - Including volunteer firefighters within the Public Employees Insurance Act
HB 2956 - Prohibiting the finance board pursuant to the West Virginia Public Employees Insurance Act from increasing the types and levels of
HB 3162 - Prohibiting coverage for abortions under insurance plans provided under the Public Employees Insurance Act
HB 4163 - Relating to the administration of the West Virginia Public Employees Insurance Agency
HB 4178 - Prohibiting the Finance Board of the Public Employees Insurance Agency from increasing costs to retirees
HB 4210 - Requiring the Public Employees Insurance Agency Finance Board to have a quorum of five members present at any public hearing
HB 4300 - Prohibiting the imposition of preexisting condition limitations on employees under the West Virginia Public Employees Insurance Ac
HB 4301 - Clarifying that surviving spouses and dependents of deceased public employees may only participate in major medical group plans
HB 4303 - Clarifying that the Public Employees Insurance Agency Finance Board may offset annual retiree premium increases
HB 4321 - Relating to underwriting of nonstate employer groups by the Public Employees Insurance Agency
HB 4430 - Requiring the Public Employees Insurance Agency and its contractors, under certain circumstances, to advertise that they are seeki
HB 4587 - Freezing PEIA employee premiums for three years
HB 4600 - Allowing the West Virginia University Board of Governors to participate in the Public Employees Insurance Agency Insurance Program
HB 4621 - Repealing the 80-20 requirements for payment of 20% of the aggregate premium by active employees, to prevent premium increases unl

Insurance (And Related Subheadings) (1 Bills)
HB 2021 - Giving the Insurance Commissioner the power to regulate and penalize self-insured employers
HB 2092 - Prohibiting inquiries reflected on a credit report from adversely affecting an application for insurance
HB 2130 - Prohibiting law-enforcement officers from asking crime victims if they have insurance coverage to cover losses occasioned by crimi
HB 2240 - Prohibiting the use of a person's credit history in insurance transactions
HB 2282 - Prohibiting the use of a credit score in casualty insurance rate filings
HB 2369 - Increasing the amount of mine subsidence insurance reinsured by the board of risk management
HB 2552 - Revising Insurance Commissioner reporting requirements to the Legislature on workers' compensation insurance rules
HB 2777 - Prohibiting the use of a person's credit history in insurance transactions
HB 3040 - Expanding the insurance fraud unit
HB 3297 - Relating to the Office of Consumer Advocacy, and allowing the Director to participate in the review and consideration of any rate
HB 4038 - Imposing a statutory lien on fire insurance proceeds in the event of a total loss to real property
HB 4106 - Insurance Commission, mental health parity
HB 4107 - Insurance Commission, use of senior-specific certifications and professional designations in the sale of life insurance and annuit
HB 4128 - Relating to insurance companies deemed to be in hazardous financial condition
HB 4159 - Requiring insurers to notify insureds of all rate increases before they take effect
HB 4191 - Eliminating the Insurance Commissioner's exemption relating to workers' compensation rulemaking
HB 4204 - Using the Crime Victims Fund to fill-in a portion of the property damage deductible for victims of the negligence of an uninsured
HB 4230 - Insurance Commission, variable life insurance
HB 4232 - Insurance Commission, medicare supplement insurance
HB 4233 - Insurance Commission, coordination of health benefits
HB 4234 - Insurance Commission, preventive care pilot program
HB 4243 - Pharmacy Benefit Manager Licensing and Regulation Act
HB 4260 - Relating to insurance adjusters
HB 4273 - Relating to professional employer organizations
HB 4298 - Exempting certain employers and employees from the requirements of the insurance provisions of chapter thirty-three of this code
HB 4299 - Providing that nonstate retired employees who have worked for their last nonstate employer for less than five years are responsibl
HB 4366 - Requiring insurers issuing group accident and sickness insurance policies to certain employers to furnish claims loss experience
HB 4373 - Eliminating the twelve-month look-back period for certain children who have had employer sponsored insurance
HB 4560 - Eliminating the agency of Insurance Commissioner
HB 4615 - Authorizing political subdivisions to establish risk pools to insure their workers' compensation risks
HB 4630 - Relating to refunding of appraisal fees

Interim Studies (29 Bills)
HB 2234 - Relating to increasing the maximum cash award the Employee Suggestion Award Board may make for an individual award
HB 3186 - Increasing the stipend paid to mentor teachers and enforcing teacher mentor provisions

Internet (9 Bills)
HB 2658 - Requiring state offices, agencies, boards and commissions to submit annual reports electronically
HB 2679 - Providing a tax credit to medical providers in an amount equal to their investment in electronic medical record technology
HB 3019 - Relating to obscene, anonymous, harassing and threatening communications by computer
HB 4002 - Specifying that infrastructure projects providing broadband services facilities be included in infrastructure projects eligible fo
HB 4258 - Requiring sex offenders to verify their e-mail and other online identities
HB 4287 - Providing that a person convicted of a crime, under the provisions of the West Virginia Computer Crime and Abuse Act, against a mi

Labor (3 Bills)
HB 2021 - Giving the Insurance Commissioner the power to regulate and penalize self-insured employers
HB 2129 - Requiring bids under state contract to disclose the location of work to be performed or risk state termination of the contract
HB 2236 - Making the use of permanent replacements for striking workers an unfair labor practice in certain instances
HB 2247 - Providing an employee the right to decline to work more than forty hours in a workweek
HB 2640 - Authorizing the Governor to appoint an additional member to the Surface Mine Board that represents the interest of labor
HB 2751 - Exempting nonprofit corporations from paying prevailing wages in certain circumstances
HB 2768 - Exempting construction performed on behalf of educational authorities from prevailing wage requirements
HB 2784 - Establishing prevailing hourly rates to be used in connection with the construction of public improvements
HB 2871 - Verifying legal employment status of workers
HB 2883 - West Virginia Right to Work Law
HB 2909 - Exempting certain construction projects performed on behalf of county or municipal governments from the prevailing wage laws
HB 3009 - Changing the definition of "construction" to only include projects whose total costs are more than $200,000 in the prevailing wage
HB 3061 - Increasing the spending limits on contracts involving the expenditure by a public service district for construction work or for th
HB 3156 - Establishing the West Virginia Voluntary Employee Retirement Accounts Program
HB 3301 - Authorizing Division of Labor to verify employers records relating to employees legal employment status
HB 4010 - Providing that all employees have the right to review and copy the contents of their personnel file
HB 4266 - Verifying legal employment status of workers
HB 4298 - Exempting certain employers and employees from the requirements of the insurance provisions of chapter thirty-three of this code
HB 4299 - Providing that nonstate retired employees who have worked for their last nonstate employer for less than five years are responsibl
HB 4300 - Prohibiting the imposition of preexisting condition limitations on employees under the West Virginia Public Employees Insurance Ac
HB 4332 - Permitting certain part-time employees to be eligible for unemployment compensation benefits
HB 4357 - Prohibiting project labor agreements on state-funded construction contracts
HB 4359 - Requiring local labor for public construction projects
HB 4369 - Clarifying that waitresses are eligible to receive the state minimum wage set before tips or gratuities
HB 4387 - Flexible Leave Act
HB 4421 - Removing the provision specifying a termination date for the Equal Pay Commission
HB 4577 - Relating to elevator inspections and classifications of licensure
HB 4623 - Adding six additional members to the Equal Pay Commission, three from the House of Delegates and three from the Senate
HB 4645 - Relating to the West Virginia Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA)

Languages (4 Bills)
HB 2106 - Making English the official language of West Virginia
HB 3014 - Requiring all governmental documents to be printed in English
HB 4027 - Providing that activities, documents and records of the government be in English
HB 4211 - Providing supplemental funding for providing alternative programs for limited English proficient students

Law Enforcement (And Related Subheadings) (20 Bills)
HB 2088 - Providing for the temporary detention of criminal suspects by law-enforcement officers where probable cause appears to exist
HB 2130 - Prohibiting law-enforcement officers from asking crime victims if they have insurance coverage to cover losses occasioned by crimi
HB 2135 - Providing for reexamination of drivers holding valid drivers licenses who are observed by police officers violating traffic laws o
HB 2366 - Relating to fleeing from a law-enforcement officer
HB 2393 - Providing for mandatory sentences for any person who shoots a police officer on duty
HB 2496 - Establishing threshold quantities of certain controlled substances to trigger prima facie evidence of intent to deliver if possess
HB 2545 - Providing arresting agency shall pay cost for the initial twenty-four hours of incarceration
HB 2716 - Clarifying the penalty provisions regarding battery on a police officer
HB 2754 - Requiring witnesses of violent acts or emergency situations to report the incident to law-enforcement
HB 2810 - Providing salary increases for deputies with college degrees
HB 2842 - Issuing a special "Family of an Officer Killed in the Line of Duty" license plate
HB 2911 - Establishing a state law-enforcement association members annual leave program
HB 3244 - Authorizing a law enforcement officer to make an arrest and take the driver before a magistrate or court when the person is charge
HB 3267 - Providing procedures to protect motor vehicle operators with regard to searches of their motor vehicles by law-enforcement officer
HB 4011 - Relating to meeting and conference rights for members of police or fire departments employed by political subdivisions
HB 4014 - Requiring qualifying law-enforcement officers employed by a West Virginia law-enforcement agency to receive certification to carry
HB 4136 - Relating to delinquent land sales by the sheriff
HB 4180 - Clarifying the authority of the West Virginia Consolidated Public Retirement Board to determine the participating employer contrib
HB 4184 - Relating to mandatory anti-racial profiling training for certain law-enforcement officers
HB 4185 - Relating to mandatory retirement age of deputy sheriffs

Law Enforcement -- County/Municipal (18 Bills)
HB 2292 - Relating to requiring lien holders to notify the sheriff's office via written instrument and to record a release in the county cle
HB 3013 - Prohibiting a cheif deputy sheriff from engaging in certain political activities
HB 3148 - Permitting a county sheriff when acting as a conservator to retain five percent of the protected person's estate, up to $250 per y
HB 4190 - Clarifying an exception that allow sheriffs to collect property taxes in more than two installments
HB 4444 - Authorizing lateral transfers for deputy sheriffs
HB 4484 - Relating to reinstating former chiefs of police to previously held positions within the paid police department

Law Enforcement -- State Police (2 Bills)
HB 2090 - Providing a housing supplement for members of the State Police
HB 2294 - Eliminating fees charged by the Criminal Identification Bureau to the State Police for providing certain information to volunteer
HB 2434 - Relating to treatment of income derived from federal military or federal police pensions that have been converted to federal civil
HB 2472 - Establishing a West Virginia State Trooper's Association leave donation program
HB 2523 - Increasing compensation of membership of the West Virginia State Police
HB 2601 - Allowing the Superintendent of the State Police to charge a one hundred dollar motor vehicle inspection facility application fee
HB 2617 - Waiving tuition and fees for members of the WV State Police
HB 2618 - Compensating state troopers for call-back time
HB 2914 - Relating to West Virginia State Police receiving on-call and off-duty pay
HB 2921 - Relating to tuition and fee waivers for members of the West Virginia State Police to attend a college or university
HB 3102 - Requiring sex offenders to pay a fee which is to be deposited into the State Police Retirement Fund
HB 4238 - State Police, carrying of handgun by retired or medically discharged members
HB 4241 - Authorizing the superintendent of the state police to refuse a request to carry a handgun when made by a retired trooper not livin
HB 4291 - Eliminating duplicitous criminal background investigations with both the West Virginia State Police and the Federal Bureau of Inve
HB 4397 - Requiring the Superintendent of the State Police to implement a plan to increase the number of troopers
HB 4404 - Imposing penalties for falsifying retirement records under the West Virginia State Police Death, Disability and Retirement Fund

Law Enforcement (And Related Subheadings) (14 Bills)
HB 4237 - West Virginia State Police Career Progression System
HB 4257 - Authorizing the law-enforcement agency responsible for a forfeited motor vehicle to trade the motor vehicle in certain circumstanc
HB 4353 - Allowing vehicles designated by the Secretary of the Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety for emergency response by We
HB 4379 - Relating to reporting crashes to a law enforcement agency
HB 4429 - Increasing the financial penalties for causing serious injury or death to a dog or horse used by law enforcement officials
HB 4431 - Permitting a retired police officer to be hired as a chief of police and continue to receive retirement benefits
HB 4662 - Permitting a retired law-enforcement officer to be employed by a county board of education as a resource prevention officer

Legislature (11 Bills)
HB 2105 - Relating to prohibiting legislators from enrolling in the state retirement system
HB 2552 - Revising Insurance Commissioner reporting requirements to the Legislature on workers' compensation insurance rules
HB 2993 - Prohibiting any member of the Legislature from fund-raising during any session
HB 3090 - Requiring a seventy-two hour waiting period before the Legislature votes on the state budget for final passage
HB 3091 - Budget and Spending Transparency Act
HB 4192 - Creating the West Virginia Ski Resort Industry Commission
HB 4202 - Redistricting of the House of Delegates into one hundred single member districts
HB 4328 - Establishing centralized filing system for reports required to be filed with the Legislature
HB 4441 - Authorizing the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Delegates to approve a public partnership agreement
HB 4451 - Relating to certain members of the Legislature and certain service by members of the Legislature
HB 4468 - Clarifying the procedures for vacancies in the State Legislature
HB 4482 - Creating a random drug testing program for applicants and recipients of temporary assistance for needy families cash benefits and
HB 4498 - Prohibiting smoking in the capitol building and all offices
HB 4564 - Altering apportionment of the membership of the House of Delegates by adding a 59th delegate district consisting of portions of Ma
HB 4623 - Adding six additional members to the Equal Pay Commission, three from the House of Delegates and three from the Senate

Legislature--Rule Making (13 Bills)
HB 3301 - Authorizing Division of Labor to verify employers records relating to employees legal employment status
HB 4043 - Barbers and Cosmetologists, schedule of fees
HB 4044 - Consolidated Public Retirement Board, refund, reinstatement and loan interest factors
HB 4045 - DEP, air quality, standards of performance for new stationary sources
HB 4046 - DEP, air quality, permits for construction and major modification
HB 4047 - DEP, air quality, control of air pollution from hazardous waste treatment
HB 4048 - DEP, air quality, acid rain provisions and permits
HB 4049 - DEP, air quality, emission standards for hazardous air pollutants
HB 4050 - DEP, air quality, ambient air quality standards
HB 4051 - DEP, electronic devices takeback program
HB 4052 - Hatfield-McCoy Regional Recreation Area
HB 4053 - Insurance Commission, WV life and health insurance guaranty association act
HB 4054 - Insurance Commission, viatical settlements
HB 4055 - Medicine, WV Board of, fees for services rendered
HB 4056 - Motor Vehicles, WV Division of, collection of tax on the sale of a vehicle
HB 4057 - Natural Resources, commercial whitewater outfitters
HB 4058 - Natural Resources, special fishing
HB 4059 - Personnel, administrative rule
HB 4060 - Real Estate Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board, renewal
HB 4061 - Tourism, direct advertising grants program
HB 4062 - Transportation, valuation of used rolling stock and equipment
HB 4063 - Administration, state owned vehicles
HB 4064 - Agriculture, animal disease control
HB 4065 - Agriculture, integrated pest management programs
HB 4066 - Agriculture, shellfish
HB 4067 - Athletic Commission, administrative rules
HB 4068 - Barbers and Cosmetologists, procedures, criteria and curricula
HB 4069 - Barbers and Cosmetologists, standard of ethics
HB 4070 - Barbers and Cosmetologists, continuing education
HB 4071 - Barbers and Cosmetologists, hearing procedure
HB 4072 - Barbers and Cosmetologists, qualifications, training, examination and licensure of instructors
HB 4073 - Barbers and Cosmetologists, licensing schools of barbering and beauty culture
HB 4074 - Barbers and Cosmetologists, operation of barber, beauty shops and schools
HB 4075 - Barbers and Cosmetologists, schedule of fines
HB 4076 - Barbers and Cosmetologists, disciplinary and complaint procedures
HB 4077 - Conservation Agency, operation of conservation committee and conservation districts
HB 4078 - Consolidated Public Retirement Board, teachers' retirement system
HB 4079 - Consolidated Public Retirement Board, public employees retirement system
HB 4080 - Consolidated Public Retirement Board, state police
HB 4081 - Authorizing the Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety to promulgate legislative rules
HB 4082 - Corrections, monitoring inmate mail
HB 4083 - Counseling, marriage and family license renewal and continuing professional education
HB 4084 - Counseling, licensed professional counselor fees
HB 4085 - Counseling, license renewal
HB 4086 - Counseling, marriage and family therapists licensing
HB 4087 - Counseling, marriage and therapists fees
HB 4088 - DEP, air quality, permits
HB 4089 - DEP, waste management, solid waste management
HB 4090 - DEP, waste management, hazardous waste management system
HB 4091 - DEP, water resources, national pollutant discharge elimination system (NPDES)
HB 4092 - DEP, water resources, requirements governing groundwater standards
HB 4093 - DEP, water resources, water pollution control permit fee schedules
HB 4094 - DEP, water resources, WV/NPDES rule for coal mining facilities
HB 4095 - DEP, water resources, monitoring wells
HB 4096 - DEP, water resources, monitoring well design standards
HB 4097 - Energy, community development assessment and real property valuation procedures for office of coalfield community development
HB 4098 - Fire Commission, state fire code
HB 4099 - Health and Human Resources, grade "A" pasteurized milk
HB 4100 - Health and Human Resources, fees for services
HB 4101 - Health and Human Resources, distribution of state aid funds to local boards of health
HB 4102 - Health and Human Resources, nurse aide abuse registry
HB 4103 - Health Care Authority, hospital ambulatory health care facilities
HB 4104 - Highways, use of state road rights of way and adjacent areas
HB 4105 - Highways, transportation of hazardous wastes upon the roads and highways
HB 4106 - Insurance Commission, mental health parity
HB 4107 - Insurance Commission, use of senior-specific certifications and professional designations in the sale of life insurance and annuit
HB 4108 - Authorizing miscellaneous agencies and boards to promulgate legislative rules
HB 4109 - Motor Vehicles, denial, revocation, restriction, or nonrenewal of driving privileges
HB 4110 - Authorizing the Department of Commerce to promulgate legislative rules
HB 4111 - Occupational Therapy, administrative rules
HB 4112 - Occupational Therapy, fees for services rendered
HB 4113 - Occupational Therapy, continuing education
HB 4114 - Occupational Therapy, competency standards for advanced practice
HB 4115 - Occupational Therapy, ethical standards
HB 4116 - Osteopathy, licensing procedures
HB 4117 - Osteopathy, formation and approval of professional limited liability companies
HB 4118 - Osteopathy, fees for services rendered
HB 4119 - Outdoor Heritage Conservation Fund, board of trustees
HB 4120 - Real Estate Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board, requirements for licensure
HB 4121 - Secretary of State, early voting
HB 4122 - Secretary of State, vote-by-mail pilot project
HB 4123 - Secretary of State, vote-by-mail pilot project phase 2
HB 4124 - Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology
HB 4125 - Tax Department, consumers sales and service tax and use tax - drugs, durable medical goods, mobility enhancing equipment and prost
HB 4126 - Tax Department, residential solar energy tax credit
HB 4127 - Fire Commission, state building code
HB 4224 - Agriculture, best management practices for land application of waste products
HB 4225 - Alcohol Beverage Control Commission, nonintoxicating beer licensing and operations procedures
HB 4226 - DEP, oil and gas wells and other wells
HB 4227 - Directors of the WV Health Insurance Plan, premium, subsidy
HB 4228 - Directors of the WV Health Insurance Plan, pre-existing conditions exclusion
HB 4229 - Health and Human Resources, out-of-school time child care center licensing requirements
HB 4230 - Insurance Commission, variable life insurance
HB 4231 - Insurance Commission, annuity disclosure
HB 4232 - Insurance Commission, medicare supplement insurance
HB 4233 - Insurance Commission, coordination of health benefits
HB 4234 - Insurance Commission, preventive care pilot program
HB 4235 - Lottery Commission, limited gaming facility rule
HB 4236 - Psychologists, WV Board of, qualifications for licensure as a psychologist or a school psychologist
HB 4237 - West Virginia State Police Career Progression System
HB 4238 - State Police, carrying of handgun by retired or medically discharged members
HB 4239 - Tax Department, West Virginia Film Industry Investment Act
HB 4240 - Tax Department, corporation net income tax

Levies (12 Bills)
HB 2147 - Reforming the school aid formula by reducing the regular levy deducted from county boards of education
HB 4447 - Extending the time for the Board of Education of Boone County to meet as a levying body to present to the voters of Boone County t
HB 4448 - Correcting an inconsistency in the code regarding school board levies
HB 4463 - Imposing an additional levy on property within the county for the sole purpose of funding public libraries

Liability (4 Bills)
HB 2043 - Relating to notification of cancellation or nonrenewal of an insured's automobile liability insurance contract or policy
HB 2101 - Providing for a credit against the West Virginia personal income tax liability in the amount of payments made on student loans
HB 2517 - Relating to immunity from civil liability for operators of parks and recreation districts
HB 2537 - Preventing insurers from increasing the rates for auto liability or homeowners insurance for persons over the age of sixty-five ba
HB 2585 - Limiting liability for repair costs to automobile owners when they hit a deer on a public highway
HB 3325 - Limiting liability for persons donating and charitable organizations accepting certain food and grocery items
HB 4117 - Osteopathy, formation and approval of professional limited liability companies
HB 4527 - Limiting the liability of apiary owners and operators
HB 4573 - Exempting licensed surveyors from liability for defamation or slander of title when performing their professional duties
HB 4611 - Abolishing joint liability and establishing the principle of comparative fault
HB 4625 - Creating the "Genetically Engineered Organism Liability Act"
HB 4634 - Defining "spelunking" as a recreational purpose and activity for which a landowner's liability for injury is limited

Libraries (3 Bills)
HB 2372 - Authorizing county commissions to use impact fees to fund the building and operation of libraries and to administer and provide af
HB 2732 - Requiring county boards of education to employ a certified library media specialist in each county school
HB 3168 - Creating the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Public Library, creating a library board with the power to operate said library, and prov
HB 4455 - Changing the Martinsburg public library to the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Public Library
HB 4463 - Imposing an additional levy on property within the county for the sole purpose of funding public libraries
HB 4583 - Permitting municipalities and counties to use proceeds from the hotel occupancy tax to fund public libraries

Licenses (7 Bills)
HB 2033 - Including a parenting plan with an application for a marriage license
HB 2079 - Providing that when a person from another state writes a worthless check in this state which results in a summons to appear in mag
HB 2135 - Providing for reexamination of drivers holding valid drivers licenses who are observed by police officers violating traffic laws o
HB 2141 - Relating to the issuance of driver's licenses and disposition
HB 2273 - Relating to suspension of drivers license for certain offenses if committed by college students
HB 2307 - Relating to acquisition of a municipal business license
HB 2362 - Creating multi-year hunting, fishing and trapping licenses
HB 2378 - Relating to the removal of the exemption for government employees performing electrical work on government property from having to
HB 2479 - Relating to the licensing of private investigators and security guards
HB 2725 - Suspending the future issuing of new video lottery licenses
HB 2866 - Allowing a license to carry deadly weapons to remain valid until the applicant receives notice the application for renewal has bee
HB 4085 - Counseling, license renewal
HB 4116 - Osteopathy, licensing procedures
HB 4120 - Real Estate Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board, requirements for licensure
HB 4133 - Clarifying the requirements to practice marriage and family therapy
HB 4139 - Relating to professional licensing boards
HB 4147 - Relating to licensing exemptions of persons who only perform the duty of hair washing for a licensed barber or cosmetologist
HB 4176 - Relating to credentialing of health care practitioners
HB 4243 - Pharmacy Benefit Manager Licensing and Regulation Act
HB 4286 - Extending the provision allowing increases in DNR license and stamp fees
HB 4380 - Providing eligibility for a license to teach in the public schools for candidates who are not United States citizens
HB 4401 - Updating the requirements to obtain and retain a commercial driver's license
HB 4466 - Requiring that bartenders be licensed by the Alcohol Beverage Control Commissioner
HB 4577 - Relating to elevator inspections and classifications of licensure

Liens (46 Bills)
HB 2292 - Relating to requiring lien holders to notify the sheriff's office via written instrument and to record a release in the county cle
HB 2774 - Allowing any party in a bankruptcy proceeding to compel the bankruptcy trustee to disclose certain information
HB 3094 - Prohibiting the publication of the consideration paid for the sale of real estate or the amount of any lien on the real property s
HB 4038 - Imposing a statutory lien on fire insurance proceeds in the event of a total loss to real property
HB 4259 - Foreclosure Mediation Act
HB 4295 - Relating to the gathering and reporting of residential mortgage foreclosure data and statistics
HB 4552 - Allowing any party in a bankruptcy proceeding to compel the bankruptcy trustee to disclose the exact disposition of any property a
HB 4598 - Relating to filing a memorandum of deed of trust in lieu of a deed of trust
HB 4651 - Permitting surface owners to purchase the mineral interests that lay below the property when the mineral interest becomes subject

Local Bills (9 Bills)
HB 3168 - Creating the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Public Library, creating a library board with the power to operate said library, and prov
HB 4309 - Authorizing the Town of Moorefield, the Hardy County Commission, and Hardy County's largest corporate user of public wastewater fa
HB 4455 - Changing the Martinsburg public library to the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Public Library

Military Affairs (6 Bills)
HB 2064 - Designating the seventh day of December, "Pearl Harbor Day," as a legal state holiday
HB 2104 - Providing benefits for those who have served in the military service
HB 2110 - Creating a special registration plate for the American Veteran's Organization (AMVETS)
HB 2140 - Excluding disability income received from a veteran for service related injuries from any calculation used to determine spousal su
HB 2150 - Making a supplementary appropriation to the Division of Veterans' Affairs
HB 2235 - Income tax exemption for veterans who locate in West Virginia following separation from service
HB 2332 - Providing state health care services for all active and inactive duty military personnel
HB 2414 - Exempting disabled veterans from campground rental fees during certain times
HB 2432 - Exempting certain recipients of military medals of valor from special registration plate fees
HB 2434 - Relating to treatment of income derived from federal military or federal police pensions that have been converted to federal civil
HB 2436 - Relating to the definition of "eligible veteran" for certain state training and employment preference benefits
HB 2468 - Allowing a disabled veteran one additional license plate
HB 2480 - Exempting all military income from personal income taxes
HB 2943 - Exempting veterans of the Armed Forces or any reserve component from having to obtain a license to hunt, trap or fish
HB 3104 - Allowing members of the West Virginia National Guard or its reserves to obtain free hunting and fishing licenses
HB 3153 - Specifying that federal civil service system retirement income derived from military retirement system pensions that have been con
HB 4145 - Providing services and facilities to assist student veterans at state institutions of higher education
HB 4213 - Providing that municipal employees may receive up to two years of retirement service credit for military service
HB 4268 - Exempting from certain taxation and toll fees members of the military service of the state or United States who are totally disab
HB 4353 - Allowing vehicles designated by the Secretary of the Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety for emergency response by We
HB 4393 - Adopting the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act into West Virginia law
HB 4440 - Adding Granada, El Salvador, Somalia, Afghanistan, Iraq and the Panama Canal as military service credit for persons who are eligi
HB 4504 - Adopting the Uniform State Military Code of Justice into West Virginia law
HB 4585 - Creating a tax credit for hiring veterans of the United States Military
HB 4589 - Conforming article three of chapter three of the Code of West Virginia, to the requirements of the Military and Overseas Voter Emp
HB 4594 - Providing that the jurisdiction of the Public Service Commission to regulate railroads terminates July 1, 2011, and transferring t
HB 4609 - Exempting veterans' organizations from consumers sales and service tax

Mines and Minerals (12 Bills)
HB 2081 - Requiring the superintendent or owner of a mine to sign the fire boss record book daily
HB 2103 - Relating to drug and alcohol free mines
HB 2125 - Providing that personnel carriers used to transport miners must be maintained at the working section
HB 2236 - Making the use of permanent replacements for striking workers an unfair labor practice in certain instances
HB 2259 - Relating to the creation and implementation of drug-free workplaces in coal mines
HB 2264 - Requiring the Office of Miners Health and Safety to employ qualified diesel inspectors
HB 2285 - Requiring that permanent and temporary battery charging stations in mines be ventilated directly to the return on a separate split
HB 2295 - Requiring a certified person to examine underground mines after cutting and welding has been performed
HB 2314 - Relating to a severance tax imposed on surface mining activities
HB 2369 - Increasing the amount of mine subsidence insurance reinsured by the board of risk management
HB 2375 - Removing the exemption from planning and zoning restrictions for mining and manufacturing activities and uses
HB 2489 - Requiring mine operators to provide notice of hazardous chemical substances and lead exposure to its employees
HB 2640 - Authorizing the Governor to appoint an additional member to the Surface Mine Board that represents the interest of labor
HB 2905 - Increasing the distance required for surface mining activity in relation to cemeteries
HB 3055 - Relating to environmental permitting of surface coal mining and correcting antiquated language
HB 3279 - Prohibiting any permits authorizing the construction, enlargement or modification of any coal mine waste
HB 3318 - Creating a full-time administrative law judge for the office of Miners' Health, Safety and Training
HB 4094 - DEP, water resources, WV/NPDES rule for coal mining facilities
HB 4146 - Relating to the public land corporation, powers and duties
HB 4195 - Requiring paramedics to be on site at coal mines
HB 4270 - Relating to regulation of the commercial transportation of coal
HB 4337 - Specifying a minimum share of coalbed methane severance tax revenue
HB 4394 - Relating to the use of mineral rights to benefit state agencies, institutions or departments
HB 4433 - Relating to determining the appropriate penalty to impose against operators who fail to provide immediate notice upon the occurren
HB 4437 - Creating a license plate for West Virginia coal miners
HB 4449 - Special Mine Safety Property Valuation Act
HB 4510 - Requiring all final actions by the Department of Environmental Protection regarding coal mine permits to be completed within six m
HB 4525 - Changing the composition, powers and responsibilities of the board of Coal Mine Health and Safety
HB 4532 - Allowing the Division of Energy to develop an energy related public relations campaign focused on educating the Washington, D.C. a
HB 4540 - Requiring restoring or keeping intact scenic views by coal and timber operators operating in those areas
HB 4547 - Coal-to-Liquid Act of 2010
HB 4566 - Providing guidelines for an appropriate relationship between oil and gas extractors and the owners of surface rights and mineral i
HB 4620 - Requiring that cutter heads, long wall shears and other mining machines automatically shut-off when the methane level reaches one

Motor Vehicles (And Related Subheadings) (3 Bills)
HB 2149 - Requiring the DMV to notify the state police when a registered sex offender purchases, trades or registers a motor vehicle
HB 2365 - Requiring the Public Service Commission to allow Class I cities to enter into one or more agreements with contract carriers by mot
HB 2389 - Requiring that motor vehicle insurance certificate may be issued only for the time period for which the insured pays for coverage
HB 2494 - Giving local authorities the authority to decrease the speed limit on streets and highways where school buses travel in its jurisd
HB 2526 - Allowing persons involved in motor vehicle accidents to receive pertinent information at no charge in order to file a timely insur
HB 2606 - Exempting county school boards of education school buses from paying tolls for transit over the West Virginia Turnpike or any park
HB 2667 - Permitting motor vehicle dealers to sell certain motor vehicles on an "as is" basis without a warranty
HB 2862 - Relating to towing companies notifying the DMV of abandoned vehicles
HB 3267 - Providing procedures to protect motor vehicle operators with regard to searches of their motor vehicles by law-enforcement officer
HB 4063 - Administration, state owned vehicles

Motor Vehicles -- Driving Under Influence (4 Bills)
HB 2348 - Requiring mandatory community service upon conviction of a misdemeanor offense of driving under the influence and creating a centr
HB 2593 - Increasing the penalty for driving under the influence causing death
HB 2664 - Reducing recidivism of offenders convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol
HB 4512 - Relating to school bus operators

Motor Vehicles -- Insurance (6 Bills)
HB 2006 - Requiring color coded certificates of insurance to be placed on the windshield of the insured motor vehicle
HB 2043 - Relating to notification of cancellation or nonrenewal of an insured's automobile liability insurance contract or policy
HB 2071 - Prohibiting discrimination in rates by insurance companies because of having filed claims under the uninsured and under insured c
HB 2389 - Requiring that motor vehicle insurance certificate may be issued only for the time period for which the insured pays for coverage
HB 2509 - Relating to proof of financial responsibility in motor vehicle insurance
HB 2537 - Preventing insurers from increasing the rates for auto liability or homeowners insurance for persons over the age of sixty-five ba
HB 2585 - Limiting liability for repair costs to automobile owners when they hit a deer on a public highway

Motor Vehicles -- Licenses, Registration & Inspection (45 Bills)
HB 2110 - Creating a special registration plate for the American Veteran's Organization (AMVETS)
HB 2132 - Relating to allowing bus operators for county school systems to carry-over years of experience operating buses for purposes of det
HB 2135 - Providing for reexamination of drivers holding valid drivers licenses who are observed by police officers violating traffic laws o
HB 2141 - Relating to the issuance of driver's licenses and disposition
HB 2239 - Exempting nonprofit organizations from paying an annual motor vehicle registration fee
HB 2273 - Relating to suspension of drivers license for certain offenses if committed by college students
HB 2318 - Exempting motorcycles from the requirement of annual registration
HB 2394 - Authorizing the issuance of special license plates for pharmacists
HB 2432 - Exempting certain recipients of military medals of valor from special registration plate fees
HB 2467 - Providing for special registration plates bearing the logo, insignia, letters or words demonstrating support for Mountain State Un
HB 2468 - Allowing a disabled veteran one additional license plate
HB 2488 - Relating to registration and operation of mini trucks
HB 2502 - Creating and issuing special registration plates bearing the inscription "In God We Trust"
HB 2601 - Allowing the Superintendent of the State Police to charge a one hundred dollar motor vehicle inspection facility application fee
HB 2615 - Providing discounted motor registration fees for members of volunteer fire departments
HB 2842 - Issuing a special "Family of an Officer Killed in the Line of Duty" license plate
HB 2876 - Reinstating the license of a person within thirty days upon receiving the applicable proof of compliance
HB 2939 - Providing for the issuance of a special "Disabled Veteran" license plate for motorcycles
HB 2941 - Providing for the issuance of a special "In God We Trust" license plate
HB 2953 - Providing for the issuance of a special "Animal Friendly" license plate
HB 2964 - Relating to issuance of renewal license certificate to motor vehicle dealers
HB 2973 - Providing for the issuance of special registration plates bearing the logo, symbol, insignia, letters or words demonstrating assoc
HB 3107 - Issuing special registration plates allowing parking privileges for persons with mobility impairments
HB 3244 - Authorizing a law enforcement officer to make an arrest and take the driver before a magistrate or court when the person is charge
HB 4021 - Authorizing the Division of Motor Vehicles to issue a "Choose Life" license plate displaying the "Choose Life" logo
HB 4172 - Authorizing the Division of Motor Vehicles to issue special license plates for members of certain organizations upon approval of t
HB 4199 - Providing for special registration plates bearing the logo, symbol, insignia, letters or words demonstrating association with or s
HB 4206 - Providing for special registration plates bearing the logo, symbol, insignia, letters or words demonstrating association with or s
HB 4296 - Authorizing the Division of Motor Vehicles to create and issue special registration plates bearing the inscription "Support Coal M
HB 4356 - Allowing a nonresident to have an additional ten days to pay his or her fine before the magistrate court sends notice to the DMV
HB 4401 - Updating the requirements to obtain and retain a commercial driver's license
HB 4402 - Relating to the sale and use of mini-trucks
HB 4437 - Creating a license plate for West Virginia coal miners
HB 4445 - Relating to establishing new motor vehicle dealership or relocating existing dealership after franchise revoked
HB 4524 - Revising the definition of "all-terrain vehicle" and including a definition for utility terrain vehicle
HB 4643 - Authorizing the Commissioner of the Division of Motor Vehicles to issue a limited number of license plates to County Prosecutors f

Motor Vehicles -- Regulations (26 Bills)
HB 2006 - Requiring color coded certificates of insurance to be placed on the windshield of the insured motor vehicle
HB 2079 - Providing that when a person from another state writes a worthless check in this state which results in a summons to appear in mag
HB 2149 - Requiring the DMV to notify the state police when a registered sex offender purchases, trades or registers a motor vehicle
HB 2357 - Providing for a Public Service Commission investigation for traffic accidents involving a motor carrier regulated by the Public Se
HB 2488 - Relating to registration and operation of mini trucks
HB 2596 - Explaining all warranties for the sale of used cars including the requirements for "as is" sales
HB 2736 - Relating to rules governing the operation of motor boats on lakes
HB 2786 - Authorizing Class I and II municipalities to regulate taxies and taxi stands
HB 2946 - Permitting running lamps on motorcycles, motor-driven cycles and mopeds
HB 2951 - Increasing the penalties for overtaking and passing a school bus stopped for the purpose of receiving or discharging children
HB 2991 - Requiring additional lighting and reflector equipment of certain vehicles
HB 2995 - Prohibiting text messaging by use of a cell phone or personal digital assistant while driving
HB 3239 - Including medical scooters within the definition of "motor vehicle" for purposes of driving under the influence
HB 3249 - Preventing vehicles from driving more than seventy-five feet in a center lane designated for left turns
HB 3252 - Relating to additional lighting and reflector equipment required on certain vehicles
HB 4005 - Making the offense of failure to wear safety belts a primary offense
HB 4013 - Establishing the offense of unlawful use of a wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle
HB 4033 - Relating to the management of motor vehicles and aircraft owned or possessed by the state
HB 4109 - Motor Vehicles, denial, revocation, restriction, or nonrenewal of driving privileges
HB 4167 - Creating a special revenue fund, known as the Department of Health and Human Resources Safety and Treatment Fund
HB 4223 - Increasing the safety of school children that use school buses
HB 4270 - Relating to regulation of the commercial transportation of coal
HB 4271 - Relating to speed restrictions
HB 4289 - Relating to the regulation and operation of low-speed vehicles
HB 4304 - Requiring certain participation in the Motor Vehicle Test and Lock Program
HB 4323 - Prohibiting use of turning lanes for through traffic under certain circumstances
HB 4326 - Requiring a preliminary breath analysis for the purpose of determining the blood alcohol content of a surviving driver
HB 4344 - Establishing the misdemeanor offenses of operating a motor vehicle while writing, reading or sending a text-based communication
HB 4346 - Making it a felony to drive a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol, controlled substance or other drug that causes serious
HB 4379 - Relating to reporting crashes to a law enforcement agency
HB 4395 - Authorizing the Division of Motor Vehicles to utilize an electronic insurance verification program to identify uninsured motor veh
HB 4472 - Prohibiting the use of a mobile communication device to engage in text messaging or additional technologies while operating a mot
HB 4485 - Increasing the penalties for overtaking and passing a school bus
HB 4489 - Increasing the criminal penalties for overtaking or passing a school bus stopped for the purpose of receiving and discharging chil
HB 4501 - Permitting farm use vehicles to travel on public highways under certain circumstances
HB 4526 - Requiring the removal of ice and snow from vehicles before operating them on highways
HB 4534 - Increasing the criminal penalty for failing to stop and render aid after a motor vehicle accident; Erin's Law
HB 4616 - Creating the temporary natural gas resources transportation road system
HB 4617 - Authorizing the West Virginia Parkways, Economic Development and Tourism Authority to enter into certain compacts with other toll

Motor Vehicles -- Taxation (4 Bills)
HB 2007 - Reducing the federal adjusted gross income for motor fuel expenses incurred in commuting to and from one's occupation
HB 2321 - Extending the alternative-fuel motor vehicle tax credit for ten years and making the credit retroactive from the expiration date o
HB 2633 - Exempting from the sales and use tax special equipment installed in a motor vehicle for the use of a person with physical disabili
HB 2775 - Exempting antique cars from taxation and fees
HB 3243 - Relating to consumers sales and service tax on motor vehicles
HB 4056 - Motor Vehicles, WV Division of, collection of tax on the sale of a vehicle
HB 4222 - Exempting antique motor vehicles from personal property taxes
HB 4246 - Creating a tax credit for new or converted qualified plug-in electric drive motor vehicles
HB 4283 - Exempting recreational vehicles owned by a resident of this state who is seventy years of age or older from ad valorem taxes
HB 4314 - Regarding the valuation of motor vehicles and motorcycles for property tax assessment purposes
HB 4575 - Exempting antique motor vehicles and antique motorcycles from taxable personal property

Motor Vehicles (And Related Subheadings) (1 Bills)
HB 4257 - Authorizing the law-enforcement agency responsible for a forfeited motor vehicle to trade the motor vehicle in certain circumstanc
HB 4385 - Modifying the role of the Public Service Commission in controlling certain services for solid waste collections and taxi service
HB 4395 - Authorizing the Division of Motor Vehicles to utilize an electronic insurance verification program to identify uninsured motor veh
HB 4475 - Exempting motor vehicles used by the Department of Health and Human Resources from the jurisdiction of the Public Service Commissi

Municipalities (4 Bills)
HB 2117 - Reallocating the proceeds from limited video lottery by increasing the percentages payable to counties, municipalities and retaile
HB 2122 - Allowing municipalities to regulate the hours of operation of private liquor clubs by ordinance
HB 2251 - Providing meetings and conference rights for members of municipal fire departments
HB 2260 - Authorizing governing bodies of municipalities and county commissions to transfer early in-person voting ballots to precincts in t
HB 2286 - Allowing for an adjusted gross income of a taxpayer for contributions to the maintenance and improvement of state, county and muni
HB 2296 - Empowering certain county and municipalities to deny a development activity if adequate public facilities, assets and services are
HB 2307 - Relating to acquisition of a municipal business license
HB 2447 - Establishing county and municipal authorities to provide for and maintain facilities to house Child Advocacy Centers
HB 2581 - Making changes to the Municipal Home Rule Board
HB 2663 - Expanding the power of municipal parking authority officers
HB 2786 - Authorizing Class I and II municipalities to regulate taxies and taxi stands
HB 2808 - Providing a procedure for removal of county, district or municipal officers
HB 2909 - Exempting certain construction projects performed on behalf of county or municipal governments from the prevailing wage laws
HB 3253 - Providing misdemeanor criminal penalty for failing to comply with law regarding sale, lease or disposition of municipal property
HB 3312 - Requiring that any new or increased municipal taxes or fees must have a defined purpose
HB 4011 - Relating to meeting and conference rights for members of police or fire departments employed by political subdivisions
HB 4034 - Authorizing any municipality to enact by ordinance a vacant property registration program
HB 4129 - Clarifying that municipalities and counties are able to increase the rate of property taxes by more than ten percent in a given ye
HB 4213 - Providing that municipal employees may receive up to two years of retirement service credit for military service
HB 4320 - Establishing the number of members for a municipal planning commission for Class IV municipalities
HB 4322 - Relating to the required number of members for municipal boards of zoning appeals for Class IV municipalities
HB 4334 - Providing general rules for all county and municipal referendum votes
HB 4348 - Relating to the discontinuation of water and sewer utility service for a delinquent bill
HB 4360 - Relating to a commission to study annexation
HB 4381 - Relating to annexation generally
HB 4431 - Permitting a retired police officer to be hired as a chief of police and continue to receive retirement benefits
HB 4432 - Providing for actual costs to be paid for municipal audits and reducing the cap on audits for Class IV municipalities
HB 4484 - Relating to reinstating former chiefs of police to previously held positions within the paid police department
HB 4549 - Relating to the sale of municipal public utility
HB 4583 - Permitting municipalities and counties to use proceeds from the hotel occupancy tax to fund public libraries
HB 4592 - Relating to volunteer and part volunteer fire companies and departments
HB 4656 - Enabling counties, municipalities, the state and county boards of education to deposit public funds into deposit accounts that are

Natural Resources (8 Bills)
HB 2062 - Giving the owners of newly constructed homes a ten-year grace period before a connection to a newly installed sewer line is mandat
HB 2139 - Establishing a volunteer litter reporting program
HB 2145 - Increasing penalties for the illegal killing, taking, or possessing of certain wildlife
HB 2261 - Exempting Division of Natural Resources conservation officers' retirement pensions from state income tax
HB 2343 - Captive Cervid Farming Act
HB 2362 - Creating multi-year hunting, fishing and trapping licenses
HB 2461 - Creating a State Trail Authority within the West Virginia Development Office
HB 2471 - Increasing compensation for conservation officers
HB 2511 - Relating to the valuation of managed timberland
HB 2514 - Verifiable Science Act
HB 2623 - Allowing Class RG and RRG deer stamps to be used to hunt and take antlerless deer
HB 2637 - Requiring that all state high schools provide a course in archery safety for hunters
HB 2935 - Allowing bona fide nonresident landowners or their children, or parents, to hunt, fish or trap on their own land without obtaining
HB 2943 - Exempting veterans of the Armed Forces or any reserve component from having to obtain a license to hunt, trap or fish
HB 3062 - Providing that the amount of required acreage for bird hunting preserves may be one hundred acres for privately owned commercial s
HB 3104 - Allowing members of the West Virginia National Guard or its reserves to obtain free hunting and fishing licenses
HB 3110 - Renaming conservation officers to be natural resources police officers
HB 4057 - Natural Resources, commercial whitewater outfitters
HB 4058 - Natural Resources, special fishing
HB 4077 - Conservation Agency, operation of conservation committee and conservation districts
HB 4089 - DEP, waste management, solid waste management
HB 4090 - DEP, waste management, hazardous waste management system
HB 4110 - Authorizing the Department of Commerce to promulgate legislative rules
HB 4286 - Extending the provision allowing increases in DNR license and stamp fees
HB 4293 - Relating to reporting beaver trapping
HB 4470 - Nonprofit Adventure and Recreational Activity Responsibility Act
HB 4473 - Relating to forest fire season
HB 4477 - Transferring certain powers from the Division of Natural Resources to the Division of Forestry
HB 4491 - Relating to the marking of traps
HB 4505 - Providing that Chapter 8A of the Code of West Virginia does not authorize an ordinance, rule or regulation preventing the complete
HB 4536 - Allowing, under limited circumstances, a child under the age of fifteen years to hunt or take antlerless deer without first obtain
HB 4537 - Creating a lifetime hunting license for nonresidents who are sixty-five years or older and who own real property in the state
HB 4559 - Relating to the requirements to be certified as a registered forester

Organ Donors (12 Bills)
HB 2320 - Providing for a modification to federal adjusted gross income for expenses incurred by organ donors

Parks and Recreation (4 Bills)
HB 2080 - Providing a ten percent discount to residents at state parks and forests
HB 2286 - Allowing for an adjusted gross income of a taxpayer for contributions to the maintenance and improvement of state, county and muni
HB 2368 - Making the senior citizens discount on campground rental fees at state parks available year-round
HB 2461 - Creating a State Trail Authority within the West Virginia Development Office
HB 2517 - Relating to immunity from civil liability for operators of parks and recreation districts
HB 2579 - Relating to discounts at state parks for elderly and disabled persons
HB 2606 - Exempting county school boards of education school buses from paying tolls for transit over the West Virginia Turnpike or any park
HB 2632 - Modifying the West Virginia Parkways, Economic Development and Tourism Authority's power to charge tolls and issue bonds
HB 4039 - Increasing the number of persons that may be appointed to the Marshall County Park and Recreation Board
HB 4052 - Hatfield-McCoy Regional Recreation Area

Pornography (27 Bills)
HB 2291 - Imposing an excise tax on the sale or rental of obscene materials
HB 2675 - Sexually Oriented Businesses Regulation Act

Prescriptions and Medications (4 Bills)
HB 2053 - Prohibiting pharmacists and other persons involved in dispensing medicines from refusing to fill prescriptions
HB 2054 - Providing a mechanism whereby unused, unexpired nonnarcotic drugs previously owned by a deceased nursing home patient or resident
HB 2303 - Allowing pharmacists and other individuals involved in dispensing medicines to refuse to fill prescriptions or dispense any substa
HB 2485 - Allowing pharmacy interns to vend pseudoephedrine and other chemical precursors of methamphetamine
HB 2648 - Protecting the privacy of a person's prescription information
HB 2899 - Adding Tramadol to Schedule IV of the West Virginia Uniform Controlled Substances Act
HB 2979 - Adopting guidelines to permit pharmacists to prescribe medications
HB 3238 - Requiring brand pharmaceuticals manufacturers and pharmacies to allow patients to return unused prescriptions and over-the-counter
HB 3247 - Requiring any person licensed to prescribe drugs to check with the State Board of Pharmacy before initially prescribing certain dr
HB 4024 - Broadening the circumstances and types of prescriptions a physician assistant may issue
HB 4425 - Developing a pilot program for unlicensed personnel to administer medication in a nursing home
HB 4572 - Utilization of Unused Prescription Medications Act
HB 4613 - Permitting unlicensed personnel to administer medications in certain circumstances

Professions and Occupations (8 Bills)
HB 2053 - Prohibiting pharmacists and other persons involved in dispensing medicines from refusing to fill prescriptions
HB 2061 - Prohibiting abusive behavior towards elephants by an owner or manager
HB 2236 - Making the use of permanent replacements for striking workers an unfair labor practice in certain instances
HB 2242 - Creating sales and use tax exemptions for purchases of design and engineering services and materials and equipment directly used i
HB 2247 - Providing an employee the right to decline to work more than forty hours in a workweek
HB 2248 - Requiring employers to pay nurses at their regular rate of pay for all the time they are on-call on the employer's premises
HB 2249 - Allowing comparable credit at trade or vocational schools approved by the State Board to count towards service personnel pay rates
HB 2300 - Excluding certain employment-related expenses from the definition of gross income for purposes of determining child support
HB 2303 - Allowing pharmacists and other individuals involved in dispensing medicines to refuse to fill prescriptions or dispense any substa
HB 2304 - Exempting from personal property taxation, the equipment, inventory and raw materials of crafts people who have had their work eva
HB 2361 - Requiring lobbyists and lawyers providing lobbying services to pay service tax
HB 2363 - Jobs Impact Statement Act
HB 2378 - Relating to the removal of the exemption for government employees performing electrical work on government property from having to
HB 2394 - Authorizing the issuance of special license plates for pharmacists
HB 2425 - Requiring employers to provide health insurance to employees working on public improvement projects
HB 2430 - Providing workers' compensation coverage for certain employees who perform duties attendant to racing activities
HB 2479 - Relating to the licensing of private investigators and security guards
HB 2485 - Allowing pharmacy interns to vend pseudoephedrine and other chemical precursors of methamphetamine
HB 2503 - Requiring licensed tattoo artist to inform patrons, prior to performing the tattoo procedure, of the potential problems that a tat
HB 2510 - Allowing guidance counselors to compete equally for all guidance counselor positions
HB 2518 - Expanding West Virginia Children's Health Insurance Program to children of employees whose annual income is twenty-five thousand d
HB 2667 - Permitting motor vehicle dealers to sell certain motor vehicles on an "as is" basis without a warranty
HB 2857 - Prohibiting elected state officials from becoming a lobbyist for two years after their term of office expires
HB 2978 - Relating to the practice of optometry
HB 2979 - Adopting guidelines to permit pharmacists to prescribe medications
HB 3041 - Clarifying provisions relating to posting of job openings
HB 3059 - Exempting federal, state, county or private investigators from prosecution for stalking due to performing lawful investigations
HB 3152 - Athletic Trainers Registration Act
HB 3238 - Requiring brand pharmaceuticals manufacturers and pharmacies to allow patients to return unused prescriptions and over-the-counter
HB 3247 - Requiring any person licensed to prescribe drugs to check with the State Board of Pharmacy before initially prescribing certain dr
HB 3257 - Providing a loan forgiveness program for nurses, social workers, dentists and hygienists
HB 3302 - Certified Legal Assistant Act
HB 4006 - Requiring the reporting and publication of all compensation, including contingent compensation, paid to lobbyists for all lobbying
HB 4010 - Providing that all employees have the right to review and copy the contents of their personnel file
HB 4024 - Broadening the circumstances and types of prescriptions a physician assistant may issue
HB 4059 - Personnel, administrative rule
HB 4083 - Counseling, marriage and family license renewal and continuing professional education
HB 4084 - Counseling, licensed professional counselor fees
HB 4086 - Counseling, marriage and family therapists licensing
HB 4087 - Counseling, marriage and therapists fees
HB 4111 - Occupational Therapy, administrative rules
HB 4112 - Occupational Therapy, fees for services rendered
HB 4113 - Occupational Therapy, continuing education
HB 4114 - Occupational Therapy, competency standards for advanced practice
HB 4115 - Occupational Therapy, ethical standards
HB 4116 - Osteopathy, licensing procedures
HB 4117 - Osteopathy, formation and approval of professional limited liability companies
HB 4118 - Osteopathy, fees for services rendered
HB 4120 - Real Estate Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board, requirements for licensure
HB 4124 - Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology
HB 4128 - Relating to insurance companies deemed to be in hazardous financial condition
HB 4131 - Relating to the board of optometry
HB 4133 - Clarifying the requirements to practice marriage and family therapy
HB 4138 - Relating to the practice of medical imaging and radiation therapy
HB 4144 - Relating to the board of veterinary medicine
HB 4147 - Relating to licensing exemptions of persons who only perform the duty of hair washing for a licensed barber or cosmetologist
HB 4148 - Relating to prohibiting members of the news media from being compelled to give testimony
HB 4160 - Providing a tax incentive to dental practitioners to perform dental services at no cost to indigent patients
HB 4176 - Relating to credentialing of health care practitioners
HB 4186 - Relating to the practice of nursing home administration
HB 4220 - Relating to the practice of medical imaging and radiation therapy
HB 4221 - Permitting a person who has practiced nuclear medicine technology for a certain time to be eligible for licensure
HB 4236 - Psychologists, WV Board of, qualifications for licensure as a psychologist or a school psychologist
HB 4243 - Pharmacy Benefit Manager Licensing and Regulation Act
HB 4244 - Relating to penalties for violations of private investigative and security services regulations
HB 4266 - Verifying legal employment status of workers
HB 4273 - Relating to professional employer organizations
HB 4285 - Relating to the licensing of residential mortgage brokers, lenders and loan originators by the Division of Banking
HB 4310 - Prohibiting members of the media from being compelled to give testimony, or be subject to search, before a grand jury
HB 4327 - Relating to the practice of beauty care
HB 4330 - Relating to comprehensive revisions of classification plans for classified and classified-exempt employees
HB 4336 - Clarifying that an applicant to practice real estate appraisal activity is required to complete a criminal background check
HB 4400 - Changing standards for continued certification of physicians assistants
HB 4417 - Abolishing the West Virginia Board of Landscape Architects
HB 4418 - Requiring lobbyists to disclose compensation agreements for each registered employer
HB 4425 - Developing a pilot program for unlicensed personnel to administer medication in a nursing home
HB 4428 - Abolishing the Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists
HB 4434 - Expanding prescriptive authority of advanced nurse practitioners
HB 4450 - Relating to land surveyors
HB 4460 - Relating to granting licensed real estate appraisers access to commercial or residential review documents
HB 4466 - Requiring that bartenders be licensed by the Alcohol Beverage Control Commissioner
HB 4520 - Prohibiting healthcare providers from discriminating against or refusing treatment of a patient
HB 4523 - Requiring applicants for, and holders of, licenses under the West Virginia Real Estate License Act to successfully pass criminal h
HB 4533 - Relating to powers and duties of the State Board of Medicine
HB 4554 - Establishing a barber apprenticeship program
HB 4558 - Making certain clarifications of the definition of the term employment as contained in this article
HB 4559 - Relating to the requirements to be certified as a registered forester
HB 4596 - Removing the Commissioner of the Bureau for Public Health from professional licensure boards
HB 4644 - Providing a $5000 salary increase to social workers employed by the Department of Health and Human Resources
HB 4660 - Setting forth disability benefits for employees that receive a foreseeable injury in an inherently dangerous function required by
HB 4662 - Permitting a retired law-enforcement officer to be employed by a county board of education as a resource prevention officer

Public Employees (15 Bills)
HB 2013 - Increasing salary increments paid to principals and assistant principals
HB 2089 - Allowing certain public employees to pay back retirement benefits
HB 2108 - Prohibiting the naming of a publicly funded building, road, structure or project for a living elected public official
HB 2111 - Expanding the West Virginia Children's Health Insurance Program to children of certain state employees
HB 2113 - Providing overtime pay for all employees who are required to work holidays regardless if the holiday hours are in excess of a fort
HB 2132 - Relating to allowing bus operators for county school systems to carry-over years of experience operating buses for purposes of det
HB 2234 - Relating to increasing the maximum cash award the Employee Suggestion Award Board may make for an individual award
HB 2250 - Salary increases for public employees based upon residential housing costs
HB 2271 - Relating to itinerant status for school service personnel
HB 2298 - Allowing mental hygiene commissioners to carry concealed weapons
HB 2323 - Granting public employees credit toward their West Virginia public employee retirement benefits for service in the Peace Corps
HB 2367 - Raising the state salary level to at least one hundred twenty-five percent above the Federal Poverty Guidelines
HB 2378 - Relating to the removal of the exemption for government employees performing electrical work on government property from having to
HB 2382 - Salary increase for sanitarian employees of the division of health
HB 2433 - Increasing the amount of annual and incremental salary increases for eligible state employees
HB 2436 - Relating to the definition of "eligible veteran" for certain state training and employment preference benefits
HB 2475 - Permitting retired state employees to transfer from Medicare to coverage through the West Virginia Public Employees Act
HB 2501 - West Virginia Public Employment Relations Act
HB 2518 - Expanding West Virginia Children's Health Insurance Program to children of employees whose annual income is twenty-five thousand d
HB 2563 - Allowing state employees to take paid leave to attend parent-teacher conference for their children
HB 2620 - Increasing the pay grade of cafeteria managers
HB 2646 - Defining the term "Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug Plan" in the public employees insurance act
HB 2655 - Providing crime watch members coverage under the West Virginia Public Employees Insurance health coverage plan
HB 2676 - Prohibiting elected or appointed officials from using public funds to purchase, distribute or disseminate certain items and public
HB 2708 - Exempting certain income received by retired federal employees from the personal income tax
HB 2857 - Prohibiting elected state officials from becoming a lobbyist for two years after their term of office expires
HB 2897 - Authorizing insurance to married workers without children at reduced rates under the West Virginia Public Employees Insurance Act
HB 2945 - Encouraging public officials to display the national motto on all public property and public buildings
HB 4042 - Relating to ethical standards for elected and appointed officials and public employees
HB 4163 - Relating to the administration of the West Virginia Public Employees Insurance Agency
HB 4317 - Providing a $1,000 cost-of-living adjustment to all eligible state employees and retirees
HB 4331 - Establishing seniority rights for public employees
HB 4368 - Creating an Equal Pay Coordinator within the Governor's Office to ensure pay equity among state employees
HB 4418 - Requiring lobbyists to disclose compensation agreements for each registered employer
HB 4567 - Repealing the authority to involuntary transfer employees
HB 4586 - Providing a $1,200 cost of living adjustment to all eligible state employees and retirees
HB 4587 - Freezing PEIA employee premiums for three years

Public Service Commission (12 Bills)
HB 2016 - Providing for removal and election of Public Service Commissioners
HB 2328 - Increasing the Public Service Commission appointees and requiring that there be one appointee from each congressional district and
HB 2357 - Providing for a Public Service Commission investigation for traffic accidents involving a motor carrier regulated by the Public Se
HB 2365 - Requiring the Public Service Commission to allow Class I cities to enter into one or more agreements with contract carriers by mot
HB 2852 - Eliminating charges by public utilities for meter reading and minimum bill fees
HB 2997 - Requiring commissioners of the public service commission to be elected
HB 3115 - Requiring the Public Service Commission to promulgate rules for secondary containment systems
HB 3329 - Including additional information in the report submitted to the Joint Committee on Government and Finance by the Public Service Co
HB 4012 - West Virginia Energy Efficiency Act
HB 4023 - Relating to the Public Service Commission
HB 4209 - Requiring at least one commissioner be present before a hearing may be conducted on public utility matters
HB 4267 - Creating a mandatory grace period for the payment of water and sewer bills
HB 4385 - Modifying the role of the Public Service Commission in controlling certain services for solid waste collections and taxi service
HB 4391 - Relating to interconnection and net-metering of customer-generators of renewable energy
HB 4403 - Stopping accelerated rate recovery because of adverse effects of constructing transmission facilities and revising the definition
HB 4446 - Recategorizing recycled energy as a renewable energy resource
HB 4475 - Exempting motor vehicles used by the Department of Health and Human Resources from the jurisdiction of the Public Service Commissi
HB 4529 - Repealing certain sections of the Alternative and Renewable Energy Portfolio Act
HB 4538 - Eliminating charges by public utilities for meter reading and minimum bill fees
HB 4550 - Requiring commissioners of the Public Service Commission to be elected
HB 4565 - Providing guidelines for annual reporting by the Public Service Commission
HB 4574 - Authorizing regional water authorities, regional wastewater authorities and regional water and wastewater authorities to provide f
HB 4593 - Relating to high school graduation improvement
HB 4594 - Providing that the jurisdiction of the Public Service Commission to regulate railroads terminates July 1, 2011, and transferring t
HB 4618 - Requiring greater information to be submitted by the Public Service Commission annually regarding the quality of service provided
HB 4648 - Providing guidelines for an independent audit of the Public Service Commission
HB 4665 - Relating to special rates for energy intensive industrial consumers of electric power

Public Service Districts (7 Bills)
HB 3061 - Increasing the spending limits on contracts involving the expenditure by a public service district for construction work or for th
HB 3121 - Increasing the salary of public service district board members
HB 3149 - Changing the board members of public service districts terms from six years to three years

Railroads (2 Bills)
HB 2609 - Establishing criminal penalties for interfering with medical treatment of a railroad employee
HB 2917 - Giving full consideration to bicycle, pedestrian and transit ways in the planning, development of state roads, railways and waterw
HB 4212 - Requiring PSC update railroad walkway safety regulations
HB 4594 - Providing that the jurisdiction of the Public Service Commission to regulate railroads terminates July 1, 2011, and transferring t

Real Property (19 Bills)
HB 2002 - Changing the time for periodic valuations and assessments of real and personal property
HB 2012 - Relating to assessments of real property
HB 2018 - Making the destruction of a landlord's property which has been rented for residential purposes a criminal offense
HB 2030 - Providing a three percent cap on any increase in assessment on real property that is the primary residence
HB 2062 - Giving the owners of newly constructed homes a ten-year grace period before a connection to a newly installed sewer line is mandat
HB 2102 - Changing the qualifier for low income for a senior citizens' homestead tax credit
HB 2250 - Salary increases for public employees based upon residential housing costs
HB 2350 - Providing that the transfer of development rights are renewable
HB 2356 - Exempting acts resulting in the taking or damaging of private property for public use from the immunity granted to a political sub
HB 2372 - Authorizing county commissions to use impact fees to fund the building and operation of libraries and to administer and provide af
HB 2379 - Salary increases for school service employees based upon residential housing costs
HB 2507 - Relating to the discharging of firearms within a certain distance of a dwelling house
HB 2512 - Relating to assessed property valuations
HB 2558 - Exempting from taxation certain property owned by a nonprofit organization
HB 2561 - Providing that an applicant for a farm use exemption certificate may not be required to appear before any assessor for renewal
HB 2573 - Allowing quarterly payment of real and personal property taxes
HB 2575 - Providing an election to allow resident homeowners, sixty-five years old or older, to defer the payment of property tax increases
HB 2578 - Providing a ten percent cap on any increase in assessment of real and personal property in any one year
HB 2928 - Clarifying procedures for protection of graves and burial sites
HB 2935 - Allowing bona fide nonresident landowners or their children, or parents, to hunt, fish or trap on their own land without obtaining
HB 3054 - Clarifying that the Real Estate Division of the Department of Administration has the power and duty of acquiring and disposing of
HB 3094 - Prohibiting the publication of the consideration paid for the sale of real estate or the amount of any lien on the real property s
HB 3148 - Permitting a county sheriff when acting as a conservator to retain five percent of the protected person's estate, up to $250 per y
HB 3253 - Providing misdemeanor criminal penalty for failing to comply with law regarding sale, lease or disposition of municipal property
HB 4034 - Authorizing any municipality to enact by ordinance a vacant property registration program
HB 4038 - Imposing a statutory lien on fire insurance proceeds in the event of a total loss to real property
HB 4060 - Real Estate Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board, renewal
HB 4136 - Relating to delinquent land sales by the sheriff
HB 4173 - Making property crimes valued at over $1,000 a felony
HB 4208 - Requiring a landlord to give at least thirty days written notice to a tenant when property being occupied by the tenant is being f
HB 4259 - Foreclosure Mediation Act
HB 4295 - Relating to the gathering and reporting of residential mortgage foreclosure data and statistics
HB 4338 - Requiring blasting contractors to notify the State Fire Marshal and local property owners before blasting
HB 4347 - Relating to the functions of the purchasing director and the powers and duties of acquiring real property
HB 4362 - Eliminating the state excise tax on the privilege of transferring real property, and imposing a new county excise tax for transfer
HB 4382 - Providing for forfeiture of property used in various crimes and the disposition of such property
HB 4390 - Relating to information to be obtained from landowners by assessor
HB 4408 - Creating the "Surface Owners' Rights Recognition Act"
HB 4439 - Requiring applications for farmland valuation every five years unless the property is sold
HB 4450 - Relating to land surveyors
HB 4457 - Relating to the access to and protection of cemeteries
HB 4461 - Requiring property owners to disclose the previous existence on the property of a crystal methamphetamine lab
HB 4463 - Imposing an additional levy on property within the county for the sole purpose of funding public libraries
HB 4464 - Uniform Real Property Electronic Recording Act
HB 4476 - Increasing the amount for a title examination when a person redeems real property
HB 4486 - Relating to tax tickets and other required notifications concerning property taxes
HB 4508 - Increasing the allowable expense that may be paid for the clean-up of real property damage by a meth lab
HB 4537 - Creating a lifetime hunting license for nonresidents who are sixty-five years or older and who own real property in the state
HB 4566 - Providing guidelines for an appropriate relationship between oil and gas extractors and the owners of surface rights and mineral i
HB 4573 - Exempting licensed surveyors from liability for defamation or slander of title when performing their professional duties

Regulation of Trade (1 Bills)
HB 2122 - Allowing municipalities to regulate the hours of operation of private liquor clubs by ordinance
HB 2290 - Relating to a no telephone solicitation contact (Do Not Call) list
HB 2484 - Permitting the sale of nonintoxicating beer within three hundred feet from a church that consents to the sale
HB 2596 - Explaining all warranties for the sale of used cars including the requirements for "as is" sales
HB 2907 - Relating to the sales of wine
HB 3067 - Allowing certain owners of warehouses to store and to transport quantities of alcoholic liquors, wine, beer or nonintoxicating bee
HB 3078 - Reduced Cigarette Ignition Propensity Standard and Fire Prevention Act
HB 3147 - Allowing the legal sale of liquor and wine on Sunday to be the same hours as prescribed for the sale of beer on Sunday
HB 3165 - Repealing article of the code granting a business license to sell drug paraphernalia
HB 3237 - Making it an unfair trade practice to refuse to refill a propane gas tank
HB 4205 - Relating to the sale of fortified wines
HB 4244 - Relating to penalties for violations of private investigative and security services regulations
HB 4269 - Restricting the sale of drug paraphernalia to licensed pharmacies
HB 4280 - Relating to the regulation of carrying firearms
HB 4316 - West Virginia Firearms Freedom Act
HB 4325 - Relating to the regulation of firearms and other deadly weapons
HB 4333 - Creating regulations for commercial dog breeding operations
HB 4590 - Bringing consistency of filing deadlines for all organizations filing annual reports with the Secretary of State
HB 4654 - Limiting storage of methyl isocyanate

Regulations (9 Bills)
HB 2049 - Providing that a legally unlicensed personal care home may house up to four unrelated residents if there is at least one full-time
HB 2055 - Requiring nursing homes to publicly post staffing information and granting rights to family councils
HB 2062 - Giving the owners of newly constructed homes a ten-year grace period before a connection to a newly installed sewer line is mandat
HB 2073 - Requiring that abortion providers notify the parents of a minor seeking an abortion forty-eight hours before performing the proced
HB 2092 - Prohibiting inquiries reflected on a credit report from adversely affecting an application for insurance
HB 2094 - Prohibiting employees of higher education from assisting students in securing abortions
HB 2106 - Making English the official language of West Virginia
HB 2125 - Providing that personnel carriers used to transport miners must be maintained at the working section
HB 2245 - Relating to the denial of course credits for unexcused absences in school
HB 2289 - Changing the amount a person can earn while receiving unemployment benefits
HB 2299 - Limiting the purchase of handguns to one gun per month
HB 2351 - Prohibiting the placement of automated teller machines (ATM) in establishments that contain video lottery terminals
HB 2462 - Authorizing county commissions to adopt and enforce noise abatement ordinances
HB 2675 - Sexually Oriented Businesses Regulation Act
HB 4001 - Relating to water pollution control

Rehabilitation Clinic (2 Bills)
HB 2100 - Relating to treatment for drug and alcohol addiction
HB 2647 - Prohibiting the establishment of methadone treatment programs and clinics except those operated by comprehensive community mental

Religious Organizations (8 Bills)
HB 2020 - Exempting children receiving an exemption from compulsory school attendance in favor of church school from standardized testing re
HB 2374 - Requiring any faith-based facility that counsels women regarding contraception, abortion or pregnancy to maintain a quality assura
HB 2477 - West Virginia Religious Freedom Act
HB 2484 - Permitting the sale of nonintoxicating beer within three hundred feet from a church that consents to the sale
HB 2524 - West Virginia Religious Freedom Restoration Act
HB 2619 - Exempting existing churches from paying tax on propane and other forms of heating oil
HB 2809 - Exempting all gallons of gasoline and propane gas for any church, religious sect, society or denomination from the excise tax
HB 3233 - West Virginia Religious Freedom Restoration Act

Retirement (And Related Subheadings) (30 Bills)
HB 2087 - Changing the definition of final average salary to thirty-six consecutive months for calculating retirement
HB 2778 - Preventing a reduction in the annuity of a person who retires with disability retirement at age sixty-five
HB 3156 - Establishing the West Virginia Voluntary Employee Retirement Accounts Program
HB 4020 - Relating to the Emergency Medical Services Retirement System Act

Retirement -- Education Personnel (49 Bills)
HB 2041 - Exempting the retirement benefits of certain annuitants under the State Teachers Retirement System from state income tax
HB 2246 - Providing a cost-of-living provision for certain persons retired under the teachers retirement system
HB 2317 - Requiring racetracks who are licensed to operate video lottery terminals pay a fee of one thousand dollars for each machine and th
HB 2338 - Eliminating the six month waiting period for those in the Teachers Retirement System to receive disability retirement benefits
HB 2345 - Exempting from state and personal income tax the benefits a retired teacher receives from the State Teachers Retirement System und
HB 2385 - Relating to the Public Employees Retirement System and the Teachers Retirement System; and providing a one-time supplement for ann
HB 2390 - Allowing the purchase of service credit in the State Teachers Retirement System for temporary employment under the Comprehensive E
HB 2410 - Providing a one-time bonus payable in July of every year for retired public school teachers and state retirees
HB 2560 - Increasing benefits of retired state personnel and retired teachers
HB 2577 - Allowing a public school employee or retiree who missed work as a result of pregnancy to purchase up to one year of service credit
HB 2670 - Giving all school personnel, including teachers and service personnel and retired teachers a raise
HB 2709 - Providing a cost-of-living provision for certain persons retired under the Teachers Retirement System
HB 2791 - Relating to any income derived from the West Virginia Teachers Retirement System and any other income received by active public sc
HB 2861 - Repealing the one hundred forty day limitation that a retired school teacher may teach in public schools
HB 3092 - Providing that certain beneficiaries in the State Teachers Retirement System receive an annuity when an eligible spouse has not re
HB 3119 - Providing one-time supplements to all annuitants of the Public Employees' Retirement and Teachers' Retirement Systems at the time
HB 4324 - Extending the expiration date of employment of retired teachers beyond the post-retirement employment limit
HB 4663 - Extending the time for certain members to purchase additional service credit for service in the Teachers Defined Contribution Reti

Retirement -- Public Employees (44 Bills)
HB 2011 - Providing correctional officers may retire with full benefits after twenty years of actual and honorable service
HB 2048 - Providing for the continuance of medical coverage for the spouse of a deceased retired public employee for any period previously p
HB 2089 - Allowing certain public employees to pay back retirement benefits
HB 2105 - Relating to prohibiting legislators from enrolling in the state retirement system
HB 2261 - Exempting Division of Natural Resources conservation officers' retirement pensions from state income tax
HB 2323 - Granting public employees credit toward their West Virginia public employee retirement benefits for service in the Peace Corps
HB 2398 - Providing that certain mental hygiene commissioners are eligible for membership in the Public Employees Retirement System
HB 2410 - Providing a one-time bonus payable in July of every year for retired public school teachers and state retirees
HB 2426 - Reducing state income tax for state correctional officer retirees
HB 2475 - Permitting retired state employees to transfer from Medicare to coverage through the West Virginia Public Employees Act
HB 2560 - Increasing benefits of retired state personnel and retired teachers
HB 2622 - Relating to the reduction of state income taxes for certain state and federal retirees by increasing the exemption on retirement i
HB 2711 - Providing that correctional officers may retire with full benefits after twenty years of service
HB 2793 - Reducing state income tax liability for certain retired public employees
HB 2956 - Prohibiting the finance board pursuant to the West Virginia Public Employees Insurance Act from increasing the types and levels of
HB 3119 - Providing one-time supplements to all annuitants of the Public Employees' Retirement and Teachers' Retirement Systems at the time
HB 3153 - Specifying that federal civil service system retirement income derived from military retirement system pensions that have been con
HB 3190 - Allowing the purchase of service credit for those emergency services officers who transferred into the Emergency Medical Services
HB 3273 - West Virginia Correctional Officer Retirement System Act
HB 4044 - Consolidated Public Retirement Board, refund, reinstatement and loan interest factors
HB 4078 - Consolidated Public Retirement Board, teachers' retirement system
HB 4079 - Consolidated Public Retirement Board, public employees retirement system
HB 4080 - Consolidated Public Retirement Board, state police
HB 4168 - Relating to the Emergency Medical Services Retirement System
HB 4178 - Prohibiting the Finance Board of the Public Employees Insurance Agency from increasing costs to retirees
HB 4180 - Clarifying the authority of the West Virginia Consolidated Public Retirement Board to determine the participating employer contrib
HB 4181 - Relating to qualifying for total and permanent disability retirement in the West Virginia Public Employees Retirement System and t
HB 4182 - Relating to the emergency medical services retirement system act
HB 4185 - Relating to mandatory retirement age of deputy sheriffs
HB 4213 - Providing that municipal employees may receive up to two years of retirement service credit for military service
HB 4252 - Reducing state income taxes for state and federal retirees by increasing the exemption on retirement income in calculating the fed
HB 4317 - Providing a $1,000 cost-of-living adjustment to all eligible state employees and retirees
HB 4392 - Requiring the Consolidated Public Retirement Board to deduct from monthly benefits to retirees sums to pay retiree association due
HB 4405 - Changing the membership of the PEIA Financial Board
HB 4440 - Adding Granada, El Salvador, Somalia, Afghanistan, Iraq and the Panama Canal as military service credit for persons who are eligi
HB 4586 - Providing a $1,200 cost of living adjustment to all eligible state employees and retirees

Retirement (And Related Subheadings) (8 Bills)
HB 4404 - Imposing penalties for falsifying retirement records under the West Virginia State Police Death, Disability and Retirement Fund
HB 4431 - Permitting a retired police officer to be hired as a chief of police and continue to receive retirement benefits

Roads and Highways (1 Bills)
HB 2050 - Expanding the counties covered by West Virginia Route 2 and Interstate 68 Authority to include Cabell, Mason and Jackson counties;
HB 2108 - Prohibiting the naming of a publicly funded building, road, structure or project for a living elected public official
HB 2120 - Prohibiting charitable organizations from soliciting contributions on public highways
HB 2274 - Relating to the distribution of the State Treasurer's "Road Fund"
HB 2494 - Giving local authorities the authority to decrease the speed limit on streets and highways where school buses travel in its jurisd
HB 2585 - Limiting liability for repair costs to automobile owners when they hit a deer on a public highway
HB 2606 - Exempting county school boards of education school buses from paying tolls for transit over the West Virginia Turnpike or any park
HB 2643 - Prohibiting the naming of a publicly funded building, road, structure or project which receives any operating or construction mone
HB 2661 - Including roads that serve more than one family in the state road system
HB 2755 - Authorizing the Department of Transportation to take control of an emergency scene on a highway
HB 2769 - Eliminating the requirement that the Division of Highways post signs indicating the type of surveillance equipment used to determi
HB 2800 - Updating the requirements for a new subdivision to access a road in the State Highway System
HB 2862 - Relating to towing companies notifying the DMV of abandoned vehicles
HB 2917 - Giving full consideration to bicycle, pedestrian and transit ways in the planning, development of state roads, railways and waterw
HB 2951 - Increasing the penalties for overtaking and passing a school bus stopped for the purpose of receiving or discharging children
HB 3249 - Preventing vehicles from driving more than seventy-five feet in a center lane designated for left turns
HB 4022 - Exempting funeral procession from paying tolls while traveling on the West Virginia Turnpike
HB 4104 - Highways, use of state road rights of way and adjacent areas
HB 4105 - Highways, transportation of hazardous wastes upon the roads and highways
HB 4154 - Relating to bicycle and pedestrian ways being given full consideration in the planning and development of state roads
HB 4200 - Creating the West Virginia Community Empowerment Transportation Act
HB 4249 - Requiring the West Virginia Commissioner of Highways to use recycled materials in construction or maintenance of roads and highway
HB 4279 - Renaming the West Virginia Parkways, Economic Development and Tourism Authority
HB 4323 - Prohibiting use of turning lanes for through traffic under certain circumstances
HB 4341 - Authorizing the collection electronic collection of tolls
HB 4386 - Restricting the state convict road force from working around schools and child care centers
HB 4441 - Authorizing the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Delegates to approve a public partnership agreement
HB 4501 - Permitting farm use vehicles to travel on public highways under certain circumstances
HB 4526 - Requiring the removal of ice and snow from vehicles before operating them on highways
HB 4556 - Relating to an annual legislative audit of the Parkways Authority
HB 4576 - Terminating tolls on the West Virginia Turnpike before 2020
HB 4616 - Creating the temporary natural gas resources transportation road system
HB 4617 - Authorizing the West Virginia Parkways, Economic Development and Tourism Authority to enter into certain compacts with other toll
HB 4667 - Requiring the Commissioner of Highways to maintain school bus turnarounds in the state

Rule Making Authority (1 Bills)
HB 2712 - Relating to rule making requirements of the Department of Health and Human Services

Safety (44 Bills)
HB 2034 - Relating to the eliminating of mercury in vaccines
HB 2059 - Prohibiting certain sex offenders from loitering within one thousand feet of a school or child care facility, school bus stop, or
HB 2118 - Requiring the State Board of Education to promulgate rule implementing a tornado safety awareness plan in public schools
HB 2134 - Requiring the use of helmets by skateboarders
HB 2264 - Requiring the Office of Miners Health and Safety to employ qualified diesel inspectors
HB 2277 - Providing for the use of neck braces by football players
HB 2285 - Requiring that permanent and temporary battery charging stations in mines be ventilated directly to the return on a separate split
HB 2489 - Requiring mine operators to provide notice of hazardous chemical substances and lead exposure to its employees
HB 2492 - Providing that accident report forms are conclusive as to the issue of the accident's cause, unless a court rules otherwise
HB 2637 - Requiring that all state high schools provide a course in archery safety for hunters
HB 2699 - Establishing breeding restrictions for aggressive or vicious dogs
HB 2911 - Establishing a state law-enforcement association members annual leave program
HB 2917 - Giving full consideration to bicycle, pedestrian and transit ways in the planning, development of state roads, railways and waterw
HB 3161 - Providing that the officers of the Division of Protective Services have the same powers of arrest and law enforcement as members o
HB 3304 - Relating to residency restrictions for registered sex offenders
HB 3318 - Creating a full-time administrative law judge for the office of Miners' Health, Safety and Training
HB 4158 - Relating to neighborhood crime watch programs
HB 4167 - Creating a special revenue fund, known as the Department of Health and Human Resources Safety and Treatment Fund
HB 4175 - Amending the community notification and disclosure provisions of the Sex Offender Registration Act
HB 4195 - Requiring paramedics to be on site at coal mines
HB 4212 - Requiring PSC update railroad walkway safety regulations
HB 4223 - Increasing the safety of school children that use school buses
HB 4258 - Requiring sex offenders to verify their e-mail and other online identities
HB 4265 - Prohibiting the taking of lawfully possessed arms and ammunition during a declared state of emergency
HB 4268 - Exempting from certain taxation and toll fees members of the military service of the state or United States who are totally disab
HB 4284 - Providing that protective orders in domestic violence cases include the requirement that a respondent wear a monitoring device
HB 4305 - Relating to limitations upon the keeping and bearing of arms
HB 4325 - Relating to the regulation of firearms and other deadly weapons
HB 4338 - Requiring blasting contractors to notify the State Fire Marshal and local property owners before blasting
HB 4348 - Relating to the discontinuation of water and sewer utility service for a delinquent bill
HB 4386 - Restricting the state convict road force from working around schools and child care centers
HB 4393 - Adopting the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act into West Virginia law
HB 4397 - Requiring the Superintendent of the State Police to implement a plan to increase the number of troopers
HB 4404 - Imposing penalties for falsifying retirement records under the West Virginia State Police Death, Disability and Retirement Fund
HB 4422 - Clarifying that law-enforcement may remove weapons possessed after service or notice of a protective order but before an actual he
HB 4433 - Relating to determining the appropriate penalty to impose against operators who fail to provide immediate notice upon the occurren
HB 4449 - Special Mine Safety Property Valuation Act
HB 4473 - Relating to forest fire season
HB 4485 - Increasing the penalties for overtaking and passing a school bus
HB 4487 - Relating to the reporting of assaults, batteries and other incidents on school property
HB 4489 - Increasing the criminal penalties for overtaking or passing a school bus stopped for the purpose of receiving and discharging chil
HB 4491 - Relating to the marking of traps
HB 4503 - West Virginia Innovative Mine Safety Technology Tax Credit Act
HB 4504 - Adopting the Uniform State Military Code of Justice into West Virginia law
HB 4536 - Allowing, under limited circumstances, a child under the age of fifteen years to hunt or take antlerless deer without first obtain
HB 4620 - Requiring that cutter heads, long wall shears and other mining machines automatically shut-off when the methane level reaches one
HB 4645 - Relating to the West Virginia Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA)
HB 4654 - Limiting storage of methyl isocyanate
HB 4661 - Relating to registration of state-owned or leased cellular phones

Salaries (29 Bills)
HB 2001 - Providing additional state minimum salary for certain teachers
HB 2013 - Increasing salary increments paid to principals and assistant principals
HB 2051 - Providing a two thousand eight dollar salary increase for each employee of the Division of Corrections
HB 2069 - Increasing the faculty senate allotment for classroom teachers and librarians
HB 2087 - Changing the definition of final average salary to thirty-six consecutive months for calculating retirement
HB 2113 - Providing overtime pay for all employees who are required to work holidays regardless if the holiday hours are in excess of a fort
HB 2246 - Providing a cost-of-living provision for certain persons retired under the teachers retirement system
HB 2248 - Requiring employers to pay nurses at their regular rate of pay for all the time they are on-call on the employer's premises
HB 2249 - Allowing comparable credit at trade or vocational schools approved by the State Board to count towards service personnel pay rates
HB 2250 - Salary increases for public employees based upon residential housing costs
HB 2258 - Providing full daily rate of pay for substitute teachers if they have in excess of ten instructional days in the same school year
HB 2289 - Changing the amount a person can earn while receiving unemployment benefits
HB 2300 - Excluding certain employment-related expenses from the definition of gross income for purposes of determining child support
HB 2320 - Providing for a modification to federal adjusted gross income for expenses incurred by organ donors
HB 2367 - Raising the state salary level to at least one hundred twenty-five percent above the Federal Poverty Guidelines
HB 2370 - Providing for increased compensation for aides and paraprofessionals with large numbers of pupils in kindergarten and grades one t
HB 2379 - Salary increases for school service employees based upon residential housing costs
HB 2381 - Relating to the employment and compensation of school service personnel
HB 2382 - Salary increase for sanitarian employees of the division of health
HB 2386 - Relating to the definition of gross income for purposes of determining child support
HB 2395 - Subtracting social security benefits from federal adjusted gross income
HB 2397 - Providing a salary supplement for providers of medicaid eligible services in the public schools
HB 2433 - Increasing the amount of annual and incremental salary increases for eligible state employees
HB 2434 - Relating to treatment of income derived from federal military or federal police pensions that have been converted to federal civil
HB 2471 - Increasing compensation for conservation officers
HB 2500 - Establishing school service personnel class title and pay grade for the positions of "Administrative Assistant" and "Legal Secreta
HB 2523 - Increasing compensation of membership of the West Virginia State Police
HB 2586 - Granting a salary increase for Regional Jail Authority employees
HB 2618 - Compensating state troopers for call-back time
HB 2620 - Increasing the pay grade of cafeteria managers
HB 2669 - Providing an exemption from gross income for certain members of volunteer fire departments
HB 2670 - Giving all school personnel, including teachers and service personnel and retired teachers a raise
HB 2731 - Increasing the salary of family court judges
HB 2784 - Establishing prevailing hourly rates to be used in connection with the construction of public improvements
HB 2806 - Removing the salary cap for secretary-clerks and case coordinators of the family court
HB 2914 - Relating to West Virginia State Police receiving on-call and off-duty pay
HB 3121 - Increasing the salary of public service district board members
HB 3303 - Increasing the salaries of magistrates who serve populations of eight thousand four hundred or more
HB 4006 - Requiring the reporting and publication of all compensation, including contingent compensation, paid to lobbyists for all lobbying
HB 4317 - Providing a $1,000 cost-of-living adjustment to all eligible state employees and retirees
HB 4368 - Creating an Equal Pay Coordinator within the Governor's Office to ensure pay equity among state employees
HB 4369 - Clarifying that waitresses are eligible to receive the state minimum wage set before tips or gratuities
HB 4621 - Repealing the 80-20 requirements for payment of 20% of the aggregate premium by active employees, to prevent premium increases unl
HB 4644 - Providing a $5000 salary increase to social workers employed by the Department of Health and Human Resources

Secretary of State (23 Bills)
HB 4121 - Secretary of State, early voting
HB 4122 - Secretary of State, vote-by-mail pilot project
HB 4123 - Secretary of State, vote-by-mail pilot project phase 2
HB 4141 - Transferring licensure for private security services from the Secretary of State to the Division of Criminal Justice Services
HB 4590 - Bringing consistency of filing deadlines for all organizations filing annual reports with the Secretary of State

Senior Citizens (1 Bills)
HB 2004 - Establishing a program for reprogramming cellular telephones and distributing to seniors for making emergency calls
HB 2036 - Eliminating West Virginia income tax on social security benefits
HB 2068 - Excluding federal interest income when applying the income exclusion available to those sixty-five years of age or older and to pe
HB 2102 - Changing the qualifier for low income for a senior citizens' homestead tax credit
HB 2368 - Making the senior citizens discount on campground rental fees at state parks available year-round
HB 2537 - Preventing insurers from increasing the rates for auto liability or homeowners insurance for persons over the age of sixty-five ba
HB 2575 - Providing an election to allow resident homeowners, sixty-five years old or older, to defer the payment of property tax increases
HB 2579 - Relating to discounts at state parks for elderly and disabled persons
HB 2607 - Increasing penalties for financial exploitation of an elderly person or incapacitated adult
HB 2625 - Providing for aged or disabled farmers to continue to receive the benefit of having their farm land appraised as farm property aft
HB 2645 - Providing one-time supplements to all annuitants when they reach the age of seventy
HB 4283 - Exempting recreational vehicles owned by a resident of this state who is seventy years of age or older from ad valorem taxes

Social Security (10 Bills)
HB 2036 - Eliminating West Virginia income tax on social security benefits
HB 2395 - Subtracting social security benefits from federal adjusted gross income
HB 2483 - Exempting the first twenty thousand dollars of state pensions and social security benefits from West Virginia personal income tax
HB 2624 - Subtracting social security benefits from federal adjusted gross income to determine West Virginia adjusted gross income for purpo

Sunset Law (20 Bills)
HB 4157 - Removing outdated sunset language

Taxation (And Related Subheadings) (4 Bills)
HB 2067 - Allowing a tax deduction for all prepaid tuition contracts or college savings plan
HB 2097 - Permitting deed of trust or mortgage interest paid on a taxpayers' personal residences to be used for personal income tax purposes
HB 2358 - Including a tax checkoff option for Jackson's Mill 4-H Camp
HB 2453 - Providing a tax credit for scholarship donations
HB 2554 - Abolishing the business and franchise tax
HB 2715 - The Economic Fairness Act of 2009
HB 2730 - Authorizing a tax credit for new teachers in critical needs areas
HB 2915 - Authorizing the sale of prohibited fireworks
HB 3113 - Relating to arts, entertainment and enterprise districts
HB 3166 - Health Care Affordability Act
HB 3262 - Relating to health care provider tax
HB 3312 - Requiring that any new or increased municipal taxes or fees must have a defined purpose
HB 3320 - The Family Education Tax Credit Act
HB 4126 - Tax Department, residential solar energy tax credit

Taxation -- Consumers Sales Tax (34 Bills)
HB 2014 - Eliminating the severance tax and the health care provider tax on behavior health providers
HB 2143 - Dedicating a portion of the receipts from the tax on food products to be distributed equally to each district of the Division of H
HB 2242 - Creating sales and use tax exemptions for purchases of design and engineering services and materials and equipment directly used i
HB 2281 - Relating to a tax exemption on certain sales of clothing
HB 2291 - Imposing an excise tax on the sale or rental of obscene materials
HB 2459 - Increasing the tax on purchases of intoxicating liquors outside corporate limits
HB 2521 - Reducing the wholesale tax on heating fuel, off road fuels, kerosene and propane used for home heating purposes or off road use
HB 2629 - Providing an exemption from estate taxes and the Consumers Sales and Service Tax for certain expenses of any infant who dies befor
HB 2633 - Exempting from the sales and use tax special equipment installed in a motor vehicle for the use of a person with physical disabili
HB 2650 - Eliminating the sales tax on food effective the first day of July, two thousand nine
HB 2681 - Eliminating the food tax, increasing the tax on nonintoxicating beer, increasing the cigarette tax, increasing the noncigarette to
HB 2746 - Raising the excise tax on cigarettes and all other tobacco products
HB 2940 - Exempting funeral establishments and authorized representatives of the deceased from any sales tax regarding goods and services
HB 3096 - Providing tax credits for the sale of locally grown produce
HB 4253 - Increasing the barrel tax on nonintoxicating beer
HB 4256 - Creating a sales tax holiday for purchases of guns and ammunition during the month of November
HB 4351 - Relating to the administration of sales and use tax
HB 4388 - Increasing the barrel tax on nonintoxicating beer
HB 4389 - Exempting sales of personal tangible property and services by public and private schools from consumer sales tax and service
HB 4511 - Relating to the consumers sales and service tax exemption for sales of livestock
HB 4514 - Eliminating the sales tax on food
HB 4521 - Creating a sales tax holiday for purchases of guns and ammunition
HB 4609 - Exempting veterans' organizations from consumers sales and service tax

Taxation -- Mines & Minerals (6 Bills)
HB 2314 - Relating to a severance tax imposed on surface mining activities
HB 3081 - Coal-to-Liquid Act of 2009
HB 4177 - Dedicating five percent of coal severance tax to the county of origin
HB 4337 - Specifying a minimum share of coalbed methane severance tax revenue
HB 4503 - West Virginia Innovative Mine Safety Technology Tax Credit Act
HB 4547 - Coal-to-Liquid Act of 2010
HB 4570 - Relating to dedication of severance tax proceeds

Taxation -- Motor Vehicles (4 Bills)
HB 2321 - Extending the alternative-fuel motor vehicle tax credit for ten years and making the credit retroactive from the expiration date o
HB 2775 - Exempting antique cars from taxation and fees
HB 3243 - Relating to consumers sales and service tax on motor vehicles
HB 4056 - Motor Vehicles, WV Division of, collection of tax on the sale of a vehicle
HB 4222 - Exempting antique motor vehicles from personal property taxes
HB 4246 - Creating a tax credit for new or converted qualified plug-in electric drive motor vehicles
HB 4314 - Regarding the valuation of motor vehicles and motorcycles for property tax assessment purposes
HB 4402 - Relating to the sale and use of mini-trucks

Taxation -- Personal & Corporate Income Tax (11 Bills)
HB 2009 - Business and occupation tax credit to electric power generators for the use of West Virginia coal
HB 2036 - Eliminating West Virginia income tax on social security benefits
HB 2041 - Exempting the retirement benefits of certain annuitants under the State Teachers Retirement System from state income tax
HB 2042 - Providing a tax credit for Ad Valorem tax paid on Manufacturing Inventory
HB 2068 - Excluding federal interest income when applying the income exclusion available to those sixty-five years of age or older and to pe
HB 2097 - Permitting deed of trust or mortgage interest paid on a taxpayers' personal residences to be used for personal income tax purposes
HB 2101 - Providing for a credit against the West Virginia personal income tax liability in the amount of payments made on student loans
HB 2102 - Changing the qualifier for low income for a senior citizens' homestead tax credit
HB 2235 - Income tax exemption for veterans who locate in West Virginia following separation from service
HB 2252 - Providing a tax credit to landlords who rent to parolees
HB 2256 - Exempting undergraduate students attending state colleges or universities for the first two years postgraduation, from the payment
HB 2261 - Exempting Division of Natural Resources conservation officers' retirement pensions from state income tax
HB 2276 - Income tax deduction for gifts to West Virginia charities
HB 2286 - Allowing for an adjusted gross income of a taxpayer for contributions to the maintenance and improvement of state, county and muni
HB 2317 - Requiring racetracks who are licensed to operate video lottery terminals pay a fee of one thousand dollars for each machine and th
HB 2320 - Providing for a modification to federal adjusted gross income for expenses incurred by organ donors
HB 2322 - Authorizing a corporation net income tax credit for reducing charges for home heating fuel and propane gas provided to low-income
HB 2345 - Exempting from state and personal income tax the benefits a retired teacher receives from the State Teachers Retirement System und
HB 2361 - Requiring lobbyists and lawyers providing lobbying services to pay service tax
HB 2426 - Reducing state income tax for state correctional officer retirees
HB 2476 - Reducing the corporate net income tax rate to five point nine percent effective the first day of July, two thousand nine
HB 2480 - Exempting all military income from personal income taxes
HB 2483 - Exempting the first twenty thousand dollars of state pensions and social security benefits from West Virginia personal income tax
HB 2540 - Dedicating a portion of revenue generated from certain severance taxes for the benefit of counties from which the revenue was gene
HB 2554 - Abolishing the business and franchise tax
HB 2573 - Allowing quarterly payment of real and personal property taxes
HB 2576 - Providing a corporate tax credit for qualified health insurance policies
HB 2582 - Establishing a corporate tax credit up to fifty percent of the corporation's net income tax for contributions to scholarship funds
HB 2622 - Relating to the reduction of state income taxes for certain state and federal retirees by increasing the exemption on retirement i
HB 2624 - Subtracting social security benefits from federal adjusted gross income to determine West Virginia adjusted gross income for purpo
HB 2635 - Allowing the federal adjusted gross income deduction for the amount spent for medical expenses
HB 2679 - Providing a tax credit to medical providers in an amount equal to their investment in electronic medical record technology
HB 2708 - Exempting certain income received by retired federal employees from the personal income tax
HB 2791 - Relating to any income derived from the West Virginia Teachers Retirement System and any other income received by active public sc
HB 2793 - Reducing state income tax liability for certain retired public employees
HB 2890 - Providing low-income workers with a refundable state tax credit
HB 2962 - Raising the maximum personal income tax exemption for persons over the age of sixty-five and for persons who are totally disabled
HB 3004 - Permitting individual taxpayers a modification to state income tax for medical expenses exceeding two percent of their federal adj
HB 3026 - Providing a two-tiered personal income tax credit to parents or legal guardians who provide home or private, primary or secondary
HB 3316 - Decreasing the corporate income tax rate beginning in the year 2012
HB 4028 - Updating the meaning of federal taxable income and certain other terms used in the West Virginia Corporation Net Income Tax Act
HB 4030 - Updating the meaning of federal adjusted gross income and certain other terms used in the West Virginia Personal Income Tax Act
HB 4035 - Relating to electronic filing of tax returns and electronic funds transfers in payment of taxes
HB 4125 - Tax Department, consumers sales and service tax and use tax - drugs, durable medical goods, mobility enhancing equipment and prost
HB 4160 - Providing a tax incentive to dental practitioners to perform dental services at no cost to indigent patients
HB 4162 - Providing a tax credit for obtaining certain certifications by the United States Green Building Council Leadership
HB 4240 - Tax Department, corporation net income tax
HB 4252 - Reducing state income taxes for state and federal retirees by increasing the exemption on retirement income in calculating the fed
HB 4335 - Relating to the business registration tax
HB 4375 - Relating to retaining nursing educators
HB 4384 - Stay Home in West Virginia and Work Tax Incentive
HB 4452 - Providing incentives for the recruitment of poll workers by reducing the federal adjusted gross income
HB 4456 - West Virginia Commercial Patent Incentives Tax Act
HB 4462 - Allowing a modification reducing federal adjusted gross when medical expenses exceed $2,000 a year
HB 4548 - Providing a personal income tax exemption for living organ donors

Taxation -- Property (28 Bills)
HB 2030 - Providing a three percent cap on any increase in assessment on real property that is the primary residence
HB 2042 - Providing a tax credit for Ad Valorem tax paid on Manufacturing Inventory
HB 2252 - Providing a tax credit to landlords who rent to parolees
HB 2304 - Exempting from personal property taxation, the equipment, inventory and raw materials of crafts people who have had their work eva
HB 2333 - Including ambulance and fire fees as part of the property tax assessment so that the fees and property taxes may be paid with the
HB 2558 - Exempting from taxation certain property owned by a nonprofit organization
HB 2573 - Allowing quarterly payment of real and personal property taxes
HB 2575 - Providing an election to allow resident homeowners, sixty-five years old or older, to defer the payment of property tax increases
HB 2578 - Providing a ten percent cap on any increase in assessment of real and personal property in any one year
HB 2625 - Providing for aged or disabled farmers to continue to receive the benefit of having their farm land appraised as farm property aft
HB 2629 - Providing an exemption from estate taxes and the Consumers Sales and Service Tax for certain expenses of any infant who dies befor
HB 2873 - Requiring assessors to create a cost of housing index
HB 2934 - Clarifying language relating to redemption of property
HB 3073 - Exempting from the excise tax on property transfers property that is transferred from an individual to a wholly-owned corporation
HB 3108 - Requiring the assessor of each county to prepare a new property tax ticket within three months of a deed filing
HB 4129 - Clarifying that municipalities and counties are able to increase the rate of property taxes by more than ten percent in a given ye
HB 4190 - Clarifying an exception that allow sheriffs to collect property taxes in more than two installments
HB 4250 - Energy Efficient Building Act
HB 4362 - Eliminating the state excise tax on the privilege of transferring real property, and imposing a new county excise tax for transfer
HB 4389 - Exempting sales of personal tangible property and services by public and private schools from consumer sales tax and service
HB 4390 - Relating to information to be obtained from landowners by assessor
HB 4439 - Requiring applications for farmland valuation every five years unless the property is sold
HB 4449 - Special Mine Safety Property Valuation Act
HB 4476 - Increasing the amount for a title examination when a person redeems real property
HB 4486 - Relating to tax tickets and other required notifications concerning property taxes
HB 4575 - Exempting antique motor vehicles and antique motorcycles from taxable personal property
HB 4601 - Relating to the method of appraising certain affordable multifamily rental housing property for ad valorem property tax purposes
HB 4651 - Permitting surface owners to purchase the mineral interests that lay below the property when the mineral interest becomes subject

Taxation -- Roads & Fuel (2 Bills)
HB 2007 - Reducing the federal adjusted gross income for motor fuel expenses incurred in commuting to and from one's occupation
HB 2619 - Exempting existing churches from paying tax on propane and other forms of heating oil
HB 2809 - Exempting all gallons of gasoline and propane gas for any church, religious sect, society or denomination from the excise tax
HB 4358 - Exempting special fuel and propane used for home heating purposes from the motor fuel excise tax

Taxation (And Related Subheadings) (33 Bills)
HB 4183 - Requiring a study of the telecommunications tax
HB 4239 - Tax Department, West Virginia Film Industry Investment Act
HB 4240 - Tax Department, corporation net income tax
HB 4268 - Exempting from certain taxation and toll fees members of the military service of the state or United States who are totally disab
HB 4274 - Residential Renewable Energy Systems Tax Credit
HB 4276 - Energy Efficient Building Act
HB 4306 - Relating to public school support computation of local share
HB 4307 - Plastic Shopping Bag Excise Tax Act
HB 4312 - Relating to the Tax Procedure and Administration Act
HB 4315 - Relating to the tax credit for residential solar energy systems
HB 4371 - Increasing allowable tax credits for qualified rehabilitated buildings investment
HB 4435 - Relating to estate tax
HB 4535 - Repealing outdated and obsolete sections of the tax code
HB 4583 - Permitting municipalities and counties to use proceeds from the hotel occupancy tax to fund public libraries
HB 4585 - Creating a tax credit for hiring veterans of the United States Military
HB 4606 - Providing a different procedure for determining the credit for utility taxpayers with net operating loss carryovers
HB 4612 - Relating to imposing a severance tax on the generation of wind power into a renewable energy resource
HB 4614 - Providing an excise tax on transfers of utilities

Technology (15 Bills)
HB 2124 - Providing a criminal penalty for transmitting bulk electronic mail messages which are unsolicited
HB 2243 - Creating the joint commission on technology and advanced communications
HB 2263 - Requiring medical practitioners who perform abortions to estimate the gestational age of the fetus by using ultrasound
HB 2313 - Requiring that every woman seeking an abortion be given the opportunity to see an ultrasound image of the fetus
HB 2503 - Requiring licensed tattoo artist to inform patrons, prior to performing the tattoo procedure, of the potential problems that a tat
HB 3123 - Relating to donation and transfer of surplus personal computers and other information systems, technology and equipment for educat
HB 4013 - Establishing the offense of unlawful use of a wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle
HB 4255 - Creating a temporary health information technology reinvestment fee for health insurers
HB 4328 - Establishing centralized filing system for reports required to be filed with the Legislature
HB 4344 - Establishing the misdemeanor offenses of operating a motor vehicle while writing, reading or sending a text-based communication
HB 4472 - Prohibiting the use of a mobile communication device to engage in text messaging or additional technologies while operating a mot
HB 4509 - Allowing audits to be published electronically

Tobacco and Tobacco Products (20 Bills)
HB 2681 - Eliminating the food tax, increasing the tax on nonintoxicating beer, increasing the cigarette tax, increasing the noncigarette to
HB 2746 - Raising the excise tax on cigarettes and all other tobacco products
HB 2773 - Increasing the monetary penalties for selling tobacco products to minors
HB 2855 - Permitting the holder of a license to sell nonintoxicating liquors to determine the use or nonuse of tobacco products on the licen
HB 2932 - Requiring the approval of board of health rules relating to tobacco use in public or private places
HB 4498 - Prohibiting smoking in the capitol building and all offices

Tourism (2 Bills)
HB 2632 - Modifying the West Virginia Parkways, Economic Development and Tourism Authority's power to charge tolls and issue bonds
HB 4061 - Tourism, direct advertising grants program
HB 4192 - Creating the West Virginia Ski Resort Industry Commission
HB 4275 - Authorizing excess funds in the courtesy Patrol Fund to be transferred back to the Tourism Promotion Fund
HB 4279 - Renaming the West Virginia Parkways, Economic Development and Tourism Authority
HB 4288 - Requiring that not less than fifty percent of the moneys remaining in the Tourism Promotion Fund be expended to West Virginia comp

Transportation (56 Bills)
HB 2058 - No State-Funded Transportation for Abortion Act
HB 2085 - Providing county boards of education may study the economic feasibility of exercising an option of engaging in cooperative agreeme
HB 2125 - Providing that personnel carriers used to transport miners must be maintained at the working section
HB 2143 - Dedicating a portion of the receipts from the tax on food products to be distributed equally to each district of the Division of H
HB 4007 - Requiring that transportation to and from school be provided for each child that needs or desires transportation
HB 4062 - Transportation, valuation of used rolling stock and equipment
HB 4174 - Establishing the West Virginia Transportation Finance Commission

Treasurer (State) (15 Bills)
HB 2274 - Relating to the distribution of the State Treasurer's "Road Fund"

Unemployment Compensation (37 Bills)
HB 2289 - Changing the amount a person can earn while receiving unemployment benefits
HB 2497 - Extending unemployment compensation benefits when special circumstances exist
HB 4332 - Permitting certain part-time employees to be eligible for unemployment compensation benefits
HB 4363 - Removing the receipt of an annuity, pension or other retirement pay as a disqualification for unemployment compensation benefits
HB 4525 - Changing the composition, powers and responsibilities of the board of Coal Mine Health and Safety
HB 4558 - Making certain clarifications of the definition of the term employment as contained in this article
HB 4639 - Providing for the payment of unemployment compensation when a person misses work due to domestic violence

Uniform Laws (6 Bills)
HB 2038 - Uniform Premarital Agreement Act
HB 4170 - Uniform Collateral Consequences of Conviction Act
HB 4590 - Bringing consistency of filing deadlines for all organizations filing annual reports with the Secretary of State

Utilities (7 Bills)
HB 2009 - Business and occupation tax credit to electric power generators for the use of West Virginia coal
HB 2844 - Relating to the adoption of the 2008 National Electric Code
HB 2851 - Relating to the sale of municipal public utility
HB 2852 - Eliminating charges by public utilities for meter reading and minimum bill fees
HB 4149 - Authorizing incentives for energy conservation by electric utilities
HB 4209 - Requiring at least one commissioner be present before a hearing may be conducted on public utility matters
HB 4348 - Relating to the discontinuation of water and sewer utility service for a delinquent bill
HB 4403 - Stopping accelerated rate recovery because of adverse effects of constructing transmission facilities and revising the definition
HB 4446 - Recategorizing recycled energy as a renewable energy resource
HB 4538 - Eliminating charges by public utilities for meter reading and minimum bill fees
HB 4549 - Relating to the sale of municipal public utility
HB 4606 - Providing a different procedure for determining the credit for utility taxpayers with net operating loss carryovers
HB 4614 - Providing an excise tax on transfers of utilities
HB 4618 - Requiring greater information to be submitted by the Public Service Commission annually regarding the quality of service provided
HB 4665 - Relating to special rates for energy intensive industrial consumers of electric power

Vendors (4 Bills)
HB 2495 - Establishing the consumer's right to know regarding telemarketers and requiring certain vendors to use only persons authorized to

Vital Records (4 Bills)
HB 2060 - Requiring magistrate courts to maintain records relating to successful collection rates on judgements
HB 2065 - Relating to issuing a certificate of birth resulting in stillbirth
HB 2081 - Requiring the superintendent or owner of a mine to sign the fire boss record book daily
HB 2266 - Creating a registry of convictions for operating a clandestine drug laboratory
HB 2279 - Providing that identity theft is a felony if a person commits the crime with the intent to commit any other crime
HB 2348 - Requiring mandatory community service upon conviction of a misdemeanor offense of driving under the influence and creating a centr
HB 2492 - Providing that accident report forms are conclusive as to the issue of the accident's cause, unless a court rules otherwise
HB 2520 - Reporting requirements when it is suspected that a woman suffered injury or death due to induced abortion
HB 2583 - Requiring health care providers to release unemancipated minor's medical records for drug testing to a parent or legal guardian wi
HB 2648 - Protecting the privacy of a person's prescription information
HB 2649 - Relating to confidential records
HB 2679 - Providing a tax credit to medical providers in an amount equal to their investment in electronic medical record technology
HB 3250 - Excluding indigent persons from receiving health care records free of charge when represented by an organization or an attorney th
HB 3317 - Relating to public records management and preservation
HB 4003 - West Virginia Geographical Information System
HB 4500 - Redefining the term "public record" as it is used in the Freedom of Information Act

Water Resources (137 Bills)
HB 2736 - Relating to rules governing the operation of motor boats on lakes
HB 2785 - Requiring that every house, dwelling or business located in an area where public water services are made available for the first t
HB 4091 - DEP, water resources, national pollutant discharge elimination system (NPDES)
HB 4092 - DEP, water resources, requirements governing groundwater standards
HB 4093 - DEP, water resources, water pollution control permit fee schedules
HB 4094 - DEP, water resources, WV/NPDES rule for coal mining facilities
HB 4095 - DEP, water resources, monitoring wells
HB 4096 - DEP, water resources, monitoring well design standards
HB 4309 - Authorizing the Town of Moorefield, the Hardy County Commission, and Hardy County's largest corporate user of public wastewater fa
HB 4348 - Relating to the discontinuation of water and sewer utility service for a delinquent bill
HB 4513 - Establishing requirements for Marcellus gas well operations use of water resources

Workers Compensation (33 Bills)
HB 2070 - Requiring that all worker's compensation adjusters employed by a private insurance carrier be located within the geographic border
HB 2430 - Providing workers' compensation coverage for certain employees who perform duties attendant to racing activities
HB 2552 - Revising Insurance Commissioner reporting requirements to the Legislature on workers' compensation insurance rules
HB 2854 - Extending permanent total disability benefits to workers' compensation benefits claimants for life
HB 2874 - Providing a rebuttable presumption that a firefighter has developed a pulmonary disease or sustained a cardiovascular injury
HB 3143 - Rendering cardiac arrest as a compensable injury pursuant to West Virginia Workers' Compensation law
HB 3296 - Relating to the worker's compensation claimant attorney fees
HB 4155 - Expanding permitted uses for revenues allocated to volunteer and part time fire departments
HB 4191 - Eliminating the Insurance Commissioner's exemption relating to workers' compensation rulemaking
HB 4214 - Requiring review and approval of final settlements of Workers' Compensation awards
HB 4409 - Creating the Workers' Lifetime Total Disability Fund and the Supplemental Personal Needs Allowance Fund
HB 4459 - Increasing the time in which a dependent may apply for Workers Compensation death benefits where occupational pneumoconiosis is de
HB 4615 - Authorizing political subdivisions to establish risk pools to insure their workers' compensation risks
HB 4657 - Relating to workers' compensation programs of state agencies
HB 4660 - Setting forth disability benefits for employees that receive a foreseeable injury in an inherently dangerous function required by

Zoning (31 Bills)
HB 2356 - Exempting acts resulting in the taking or damaging of private property for public use from the immunity granted to a political sub
HB 2375 - Removing the exemption from planning and zoning restrictions for mining and manufacturing activities and uses
HB 4154 - Relating to bicycle and pedestrian ways being given full consideration in the planning and development of state roads
HB 4320 - Establishing the number of members for a municipal planning commission for Class IV municipalities
HB 4322 - Relating to the required number of members for municipal boards of zoning appeals for Class IV municipalities
HB 4364 - Relating to land use planning
HB 4381 - Relating to annexation generally

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