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Abortion (18 Bills)
HB 2035 - Prohibiting state funding of abortions
HB 2037 - Requiring physicians performing abortions take steps designed to save the life of any aborted live fetus
HB 2064 - Requiring a woman, prior to an abortion, to have a pregnancy test administered at the facility where the abortion is to be perform
HB 2090 - Relating to the care of aborted fetuses
HB 2098 - 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 2105 - No State-Funded Transportation for Abortion Act
HB 2157 - Relating to parental notification requirements for abortions performed on unemancipated minors
HB 2196 - Prohibiting the performance of any abortion when the woman seeking it is doing so solely on account of the gender of the fetus
HB 2213 - Requiring notice of an abortion to be provided to the father of the unborn child
HB 2216 - Prohibiting family planning centers that receive state funding from discussing abortion
HB 2275 - Requiring abortion facilities to have certain written policies and procedures
HB 2295 - Requiring that abortions be performed in hospitals or by physicians with admitting privileges to a hospital within the local servi
HB 2326 - Reporting requirements when it is suspected that a woman suffered injury or death due to induced abortion
HB 2651 - Relating to parental notification requirements for obtaining abortions by unemancipated minors
HB 2678 - Making it illegal to transport a minor across state lines to obtain an abortion without written consent by both parents
HB 2680 - Prohibiting school employees from promoting abortion
HB 4414 - The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act
HB 4578 - Preventing taxpayer subsidization of health insurance covering elective abortions

Actions and Suits (14 Bills)
HB 2067 - Providing that adultery shall be a bar to alimony in a divorce proceeding
HB 2233 - Providing that actions in which the state is a party be brought in the county which is affected or related to the controversy
HB 2252 - Directing department of health promulgate rules establishing alternative standards for non-commercial prepared food donated as par
HB 2287 - Abolishing joint liability and establishing the principle of comparative fault
HB 2336 - Providing limited immunity from civil damages for persons who volunteer their services to public health departments
HB 3127 - Increasing the fees charged by the clerk of the circuit court for medical professional liability actions
HB 3161 - Relating to assignment of cases to private attorneys by bid
HB 4032 - Providing immunity from civil liability hospital volunteers who in good faith render emergency care at a hospital
HB 4268 - Relating to limitations of actions and suits
HB 4280 - Relating to collection of delinquent taxes
HB 4414 - The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act
HB 4419 - Defining subrogation rights and procedures for the West Virginia Public Employees Insurance Agency
HB 4618 - Providing for an extension of limitations to file a civil action for a claim of sexual abuse against a minor
HB 4639 - Prohibiting provisions in agreements to settle litigation if the information could have an adverse impact

Acts (62 Bills)
HB 2005 - Extending the provisions of the Higher Education Flexibility Act
HB 2024 - Green Buildings Act
HB 2025 - West Virginia Energy Efficiency Act
HB 2056 - West Virginia Renewable Energy Act
HB 2105 - No State-Funded Transportation for Abortion Act
HB 2124 - Certified Legal Assistant Act
HB 2136 - Plastic Shopping Bag Excise Tax Act
HB 2210 - Small Business Development Incentive Program for Internal Growth Act
HB 2214 - Relating to the "Mandated Benefits Review Act"
HB 2219 - Verifiable Science Act
HB 2290 - Uniform Premarital Agreement Act
HB 2333 - Allowing the purchase of service credit in the State Teachers Retirement System for temporary employment under the Comprehensive E
HB 2413 - Relating to the "Telephone Record Confidentiality Act"
HB 2422 - Creative Communities Development Act
HB 2527 - Captive Cervid Farming Act
HB 2554 - Intrastate Coal and Use Act
HB 2657 - West Virginia Religious Freedom Restoration Act
HB 2705 - West Virginia Firearms Freedom Act
HB 2710 - Uniform Real Property Electronic Recording Act
HB 2716 - Dangerous Dog Act
HB 2717 - The Economic Fairness Act of 2009
HB 2724 - Sexually Oriented Businesses Regulation Act
HB 2751 - Clarifying that fire chiefs and their duly appointed officers are provided immunity under the Governmental Tort Claims and Insuran
HB 2790 - Uniform Real Property Electronic Recording Act
HB 2795 - Jobs Impact Statement Act
HB 2801 - Creating the "Health Care Choice Act"
HB 2829 - Budget and Spending Transparency Act
HB 2866 - West Virginia Patriot's Protection Act
HB 2889 - Creating the "Jason Flatt Act of 2011"
HB 2915 - Repealing certain sections of the Alternative and Renewable Energy Portfolio Act
HB 3005 - Ensuring Patient Safety Act
HB 3010 - Ensuring patient safety
HB 3015 - The Healthy and Safe Workplace Act
HB 3040 - Twenty-First Century Business Technologies Property Valuation Act
HB 3045 - Forest Fairness Act
HB 3051 - The Parent Empowerment and Choice Act
HB 3088 - West Virginia Energy Efficiency Act
HB 3210 - Creating the Consumer and Employee Arbitration Fairness Act
HB 3221 - Community-Based Services Act
HB 3230 - Creating the Immigration Law Enforcement Act
HB 3247 - Community-Based Services Act
HB 3266 - Uniform Power of Attorney Act
HB 4014 - Creating the "Jason Flatt Act of 2012"
HB 4035 - Requiring wireless telecommunications companies to release location information of a missing person's cell phone in a timely manne
HB 4044 - Energy Efficient Building Act
HB 4123 - Relating to the Public Safety and Offender Accountability Act
HB 4246 - West Virginia Companion Animal Protection Act
HB 4250 - Creating the Uniform Real Property Electronic Recording Act
HB 4253 - Providing a one-time supplements to certain annuitants
HB 4278 - The Uniform Debt Management Services Act
HB 4300 - Including various additional professions under the definition of "medical services applicant" under the Volunteer for Nonprofit Yo
HB 4361 - Creating a publicly accessible database of information relevant to all horizontally drilled wells
HB 4373 - Save West Virginia Call Center Jobs Act
HB 4390 - Uniform Power of Attorney Act
HB 4396 - West Virginia Fire, EMS and Law-Enforcement Officer Survivor Benefit Act
HB 4414 - The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act
HB 4419 - Defining subrogation rights and procedures for the West Virginia Public Employees Insurance Agency
HB 4438 - Provider Sponsored Network Act
HB 4498 - Compassionate Use Act for Medical Cannabis
HB 4547 - Creating the West Virginia Innovation Free-Trade Business Technology Property Valuation Act and the West Virginia Innovation Free-
HB 4562 - Creating the Tea Party Act
HB 4632 - Creating the Energy Intensive Industrial Consumers Revitalization Tax Credit Act

Advertising (2 Bills)
HB 2137 - Requiring the Public Employees Insurance Agency and its contractors, under certain circumstances, to advertise that they are seeki
HB 4385 - Requiring that advertising must identify candidates' party affiliation

Agriculture (10 Bills)
HB 2015 - Creating regulations for commercial dog breeding operations
HB 2027 - Requiring county commissions to adopt and implement county farmland protection programs
HB 2178 - Creating the "Genetically Engineered Food Right to Know Act"
HB 2179 - Creating the "Genetically Engineered Organism Liability Act"
HB 2180 - Creating the "Genetically Engineered Crop and Animal Farmer Protection Act"
HB 2527 - Captive Cervid Farming Act
HB 2683 - Providing for aged or disabled farmers to continue to receive the benefit of having their farm land appraised as farm property aft
HB 4237 - Including white- tailed deer and its subspecies in the definition of "nontraditional agriculture
HB 4450 - Creating the Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program Fund
HB 4576 - Prohibiting the use of prophylactic feeding of antibiotics to livestock

Air Quality (4 Bills)
HB 2404 - Relating to air pollution control
HB 3254 - Adding oil and gas facilities, wells, pipelines and tanks to the coordinated statewide program of air pollution prevention
HB 4319 - Modifying the Department of Environmental Protection's requirements to inventory emissions of greenhouse gases and eliminating unn
HB 4561 - Employing best available control technology to control air pollution

Alcohol (23 Bills)
HB 2057 - Allowing certain owners of warehouses to store and to transport quantities of alcoholic liquors, wine, beer or nonintoxicating bee
HB 2097 - Permitting the sale of nonintoxicating beer within three hundred feet from a church that consents to the sale
HB 2171 - Curtailing the serving of alcoholic beverages by licensed clubs as early as one A.M.
HB 2201 - Relating to drug and alcohol free mines
HB 2339 - Including enforcement officers employed by the Alcohol and Beverage Control Commission in the classified service under the Civil S
HB 2388 - 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 2408 - Relating to treatment for drug and alcohol addiction
HB 2428 - Requiring a preliminary breath analysis for the purpose of determining the blood alcohol content of a surviving driver
HB 2670 - Increasing the penalty for driving under the influence causing death
HB 2707 - Expanding the definition of "imminent danger to the physical well-being of the child" with regard to child abuse and neglect
HB 2714 - Creating the West Virginia Addictions Treatment and Recovery Fund
HB 2774 - Increasing the barrel tax on nonintoxicating beer
HB 2816 - Permitting private clubs to purchase alcoholic liquors from retail liquor stores in certain market zone in the state
HB 3057 - Providing for career development and establishing a pay scale for Alcohol Beverage Commission inspectors, enforcement agents and s
HB 3174 - Relating to liquor and beer sampling events
HB 3178 - Funding for substance abuse services through increased taxes on beer, wine and liquor
HB 3252 - Allowing wine distribution agreements to be by geographic areas
HB 3256 - Requiring the closing hours of private clubs to be two o'clock a.m.
HB 4376 - Licensing wine sales at certain professional baseball stadiums
HB 4510 - Increasing the distance that a beer licensee must be located from a school or church, and government buildings, public playgrounds
HB 4602 - Authorizing trusts to be applicants for a nonintoxicating beer distributor license and adding limited liability companies to the d
HB 4603 - Prohibiting the sale of beer and wine at self-scan registers
HB 4634 - Removing the requirement for the Legislative Auditor to conduct certain fiscal audits of the Alcohol Beverage Control Commission a

Animals (18 Bills)
HB 2361 - Limiting liability for repair costs to automobile owners when they hit a deer on a public highway
HB 2443 - Prohibiting wagering at animal fighting ventures and providing a felony criminal penalty
HB 2470 - Increasing penalties for the illegal killing, taking, or possessing of certain wildlife
HB 2716 - Dangerous Dog Act
HB 2883 - Creating regulations for commercial dog breeding
HB 2917 - Relating to the purchase and sale of dogs
HB 2945 - Reporting beaver and river otter taken and tagged
HB 2991 - Relating to the West Virginia Fair Housing Act
HB 4237 - Including white- tailed deer and its subspecies in the definition of "nontraditional agriculture
HB 4246 - West Virginia Companion Animal Protection Act
HB 4322 - Adding coyote and fox to the list of species in which any color artificial light is permitted for hunting at night
HB 4328 - Removing bobcats from the list of species requiring a field tag
HB 4329 - Relating to hunting or taking of unprotected species of wild animals
HB 4344 - Relating to the control of potentially dangerous wild animals
HB 4377 - Creating "Nitro's Law" to honor fallen law-enforcement canines
HB 4427 - Providing a procedure to address livestock that are in dire or extreme condition
HB 4432 - Prohibiting declination or termination of property insurance based solely upon a home owner's possession of a certain breed of dog
HB 4576 - Prohibiting the use of prophylactic feeding of antibiotics to livestock

Appropriations (4 Bills)
HB 2312 - Making a supplementary appropriation to the Division of Veterans' Affairs
HB 2410 - Prohibiting the naming of a publicly funded building, road, structure or project for a living elected public official
HB 4013 - Budget Bill, making appropriations of public money out of the treasury in accordance with section fifty-one, article six of the Co
HB 4652 - Making a supplementary appropriation to various agencies

Appropriations-Supplemental (6 Bills)
HB 2130 - Providing a salary supplement for providers of medicaid eligible services in the public schools
HB 2376 - Relating to the Public Employees Retirement System and the Teachers Retirement System; and providing a one-time supplement for ann
HB 2507 - Providing a housing supplement for members of the State Police
HB 4656 - Making a supplementary appropriation to the Division of Human Services - Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
HB 4657 - Making a supplementary appropriation to the Department of Administration - Office of the Secretary - Employee Pension and Health C
HB 4658 - Supplementing, amending, decreasing and increasing items of the existing appropriations from the State Road Fund to the Department

Arbitration (1 Bills)
HB 3210 - Creating the Consumer and Employee Arbitration Fairness Act

Associations (4 Bills)
HB 2334 - 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 4382 - Requiring homeowners fees to be held in a trust account
HB 4465 - Requiring that counties protect liens filed by homeowners' associations in the event of a foreclosure

Athletics (8 Bills)
HB 2071 - Providing for the use of neck braces by football players
HB 2131 - Setting standards for assignment of high school athletic directors
HB 2669 - Relating to persons who do not qualify for professional certificates who are issued certificates to serve in the public schools as
HB 2712 - Relating to the State Athletic Commission
HB 4119 - Providing a definition for an athletic director who is employed by a county board of education
HB 4270 - Providing that a member of the service personnel in the system may be hired as a coach when there is no qualified teacher in the s
HB 4340 - Requiring the West Virginia Secondary School Activities Commission to propose legislative rules concerning concussions
HB 4376 - Licensing wine sales at certain professional baseball stadiums

Attorney General (3 Bills)
HB 3161 - Relating to assignment of cases to private attorneys by bid
HB 4325 - Granting the Attorney General prosecutorial power
HB 4483 - Relating to sexting by minors

Attorneys (8 Bills)
HB 2032 - Encouraging and assisting persons diagnosed with schizophrenic reality disorder in designating a durable medical power of attorney
HB 2307 - Relating to the worker's compensation claimant attorney fees
HB 2433 - Providing guidance for prosecuting attorneys in cases involving abused and neglected children
HB 2509 - Requiring lobbyists and lawyers providing lobbying services to pay service tax
HB 4247 - Increasing the compensation of attorneys who are appointed to represent criminal defendants
HB 4283 - Awarding attorney fees and costs in administrative proceedings arising under the West Virginia Surface Coal Mining and Reclamation
HB 4323 - Permitting the issuance of a barrister's certificate to teach course specific curricula in public schools
HB 4581 - Making grants from state and other funds to provide civil legal services to low income persons

Audits/Auditing (6 Bills)
HB 2082 - Changing the time for periodic valuations and assessments of real and personal property
HB 2208 - Providing for actual costs to be paid for municipal audits and reducing the cap on audits for Class IV municipalities
HB 2492 - Relating to supervision of local government offices
HB 3270 - Allowing reports to be generated by the Legislative Auditor and authorizing audits of state funds
HB 4049 - Requiring the Department of Environmental Protection to maintain an Office of Internal Auditing
HB 4634 - Removing the requirement for the Legislative Auditor to conduct certain fiscal audits of the Alcohol Beverage Control Commission a

Aviation (1 Bills)
HB 4418 - Creating the Aviation Fund and the Fleet Management Office Fund

Banks and Banking (14 Bills)
HB 2241 - Relating to the conversion of other financial institutions to state-chartered banks
HB 2827 - Allowing members of the board of banking and financial institutions to receive compensation for travel expenses
HB 4239 - Increasing the membership of the West Virginia Board of Osteopathy
HB 4248 - Relating to the powers and duties of the Commissioner of Banking
HB 4271 - Reporting requirements for residential mortgage lenders and broker licensees
HB 4272 - Making electronic payments subject to the same fees as are currently permitted for returned checks
HB 4273 - Eliminating the exemption from licensing as a mortgage lender that may be available to subsidiaries of banks
HB 4274 - Expanding the authority of the Commissioner of Banking over regulated consumer lender licensees, and providing a penalty for viola
HB 4275 - Relating to the provision of financially-related services by banks and bank holding companies
HB 4276 - Ensuring that borrowers are provided accurate notice of their right to cure a default on any installment or other secured obligati
HB 4277 - Changing the names of the Division of Banking or the Department of Banking to the Division of Financial Institutions
HB 4278 - The Uniform Debt Management Services Act
HB 4622 - Requiring that two members of the Legislature serve as nonvoting, ex officio members on all nonlicensing boards and commissions
HB 4649 - Relating to the State Treasurer's Office

Boards and Commissions (83 Bills)
HB 2044 - Creating a Sentencing Commission
HB 2054 - Increasing the maximum cash award the Employee Suggestion Award Board may make
HB 2055 - Prohibiting charitable organizations from soliciting contributions on public highways
HB 2079 - Relating to the Fire Prevention and Control Act
HB 2087 - Creating the Traumatic Brain Injury Services Commission
HB 2108 - Requiring that the State School Board ensure that no class size for grades seven through twelve be greater than twenty-five studen
HB 2112 - Reforming the school aid formula by reducing the regular levy deducted from county boards of education
HB 2118 - Prohibiting individual county board of education members from acting on behalf of the board in an individual capacity unless autho
HB 2147 - Relating to the use of personal leave days by a surviving spouse of a deceased employee of a school board
HB 2167 - Relating to the hiring of substitute service personnel by county school boards
HB 2169 - Requiring that bartenders be licensed by the Alcohol Beverage Control Commissioner
HB 2174 - Relating to powers and duties of the State Board of Medicine
HB 2211 - Providing county boards of education may study the economic feasibility of exercising an option of engaging in cooperative agreeme
HB 2217 - Allowing certain county boards of education to operate their schools on a four-day school week
HB 2220 - Consolidating purchasing by county boards of education
HB 2221 - Providing nonsupervisory employees of the West Virginia State Board of Education with the same protections against summary dismiss
HB 2230 - 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 2247 - Creating the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Public Library, creating a library board with the power to operate said library, and prov
HB 2250 - Requiring regional airport authority board members to include persons of area expertise
HB 2257 - Authorizing and encouraging county boards of education to share services of central office administrative personnel
HB 2269 - Giving the Insurance Commissioner the power to regulate and penalize self-insured employers
HB 2285 - Directing the State Board of Education to determine what principal and teacher reports are unnecessary
HB 2327 - Authorizing the Commissioner of the Division of Motor Vehicles to issue a limited number of license plates to County Prosecutors f
HB 2331 - Providing that certain mental hygiene commissioners are eligible for membership in the Public Employees Retirement System
HB 2339 - Including enforcement officers employed by the Alcohol and Beverage Control Commission in the classified service under the Civil S
HB 2343 - Requiring the West Virginia Commissioner of Highways to use recycled materials in construction or maintenance of roads and highway
HB 2356 - Requiring county boards of education to employ a certified library media specialist in each county school
HB 2375 - Increasing the amount of mine subsidence insurance reinsured by the board of risk management
HB 2385 - Creating a board and fund to be used to maintain abandoned cemeteries
HB 2430 - Abolishing the Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists
HB 2445 - Requiring the Legislature to approve changes in costs imposed by the Public Employees Insurance Agency Finance Board
HB 2667 - Requiring the Public Employees Insurance Agency Finance Board to have a quorum of five members present at any public hearing
HB 2676 - Exempting county school boards of education school buses from paying tolls for transit over the West Virginia Turnpike or any park
HB 2688 - Authorizing the Governor to appoint an additional member to the Surface Mine Board that represents the interest of labor
HB 2712 - Relating to the State Athletic Commission
HB 2754 - Allowing sheriffs and their designees access to information maintained by the Board of Pharmacy
HB 2800 - Creating the West Virginia Ski Resort Industry Commission
HB 2819 - Requiring all state boards, commissions, committees or councils to be gender balanced and to have proportionate representation of
HB 2827 - Allowing members of the board of banking and financial institutions to receive compensation for travel expenses
HB 2848 - Relating to ethical guidelines for members of professional licensing boards
HB 2929 - Relating to radiologic technologists
HB 3030 - Increasing the number of municipalities that may participate in the Municipal Home Rule Pilot Program
HB 3031 - Authorizing professional licensing boards to obtain criminal history record checks
HB 3200 - Changing the requirements for acquiring a renewal of a barber's license
HB 3226 - Relating to qualification of members of the board of parole
HB 4001 - Authorizing boards to establish fees by legislative rule
HB 4002 - Relating to annual seminar requirements for professional licensing boards
HB 4003 - Clarifying the law governing the duties of professional licensing boards
HB 4004 - Relating to the appointment of citizen members to professional licensing boards
HB 4012 - Removing the Commissioner of the Bureau for Public Health from certain boards
HB 4017 - Relating to arts, entertainment and enterprise districts
HB 4026 - Relating to professional licensing boards
HB 4045 - Relating to the practice of dietetics
HB 4047 - Relating to the practice of pharmacist care
HB 4064 - Increasing the maximum cash award the Employee Suggestion Award Board may make
HB 4097 - Creating a license to practice hair styling
HB 4104 - Authorizing professional licensing boards to exempt certain licensees from continuing education requirements
HB 4111 - Relating to the authority by state boards of examinations and registration to apply for an injunction
HB 4112 - Creating the Commission on Streamlining Government
HB 4113 - Relating to the Municipal Home Rule Pilot Program
HB 4126 - Authorizing legislative rules for the Higher Education Policy Commission and Council for Community and Technical College Education
HB 4239 - Increasing the membership of the West Virginia Board of Osteopathy
HB 4241 - Establishing nurse health programs
HB 4262 - Continuing education for insurance producers
HB 4296 - Authorizing licensing boards to require applicants to submit to criminal background checks
HB 4304 - Changing the composition of the Public Employee Insurance Agency Finance Board
HB 4365 - Increasing the amount of excess funds which may be retained by licensing boards
HB 4378 - Exempting barbers licensed in West Virginia for thirty years or more from continuing education requirements
HB 4388 - Relating to the practice of speech-language pathology and audiology
HB 4454 - Adopting policies to promote school attendance
HB 4467 - Reforming the school aide formula
HB 4470 - Relating to the State Board of Education
HB 4481 - Relating to the Comprehensive Behavioral Health Commission
HB 4482 - Clarifying the authority of the West Virginia Consolidated Public Retirement Board to determine the participating public employer
HB 4512 - Relating to private investigative and security services
HB 4514 - Updating the Wholesale Drug Distribution Act of 1991
HB 4566 - Relating to the Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists
HB 4589 - Establishing the West Virginia Board of Veteran Education and Support
HB 4591 - Establishing a pilot program for school age expectant mothers
HB 4608 - Relating to the powers and duties of Higher Education Policy Commission
HB 4620 - Modifying the restriction on the number of terms that a chairperson of an institutional governing board of higher education may se
HB 4622 - Requiring that two members of the Legislature serve as nonvoting, ex officio members on all nonlicensing boards and commissions
HB 4645 - Changing the membership requirements for a board of governors

Bonds (8 Bills)
HB 2068 - Relating to conditions of bond for defendants in cases of crimes between family or household members
HB 3141 - Requiring the Commissioner of Highways to require bonds be posted in connection with major construction, mineral extraction and in
HB 4269 - Eliminating tolls on the West Virginia Turnpike before February 1, 2020, and providing that no new bonds may be issued
HB 4333 - Relating to the School Building Authority
HB 4349 - Requiring operators to post a bond for each well and to condition the release of the bond
HB 4357 - Modifying the bonding requirement for closing-out sales
HB 4530 - Authorizing the Public Service Commission to consider and issue a financing order to certain regulated electric utilities to permi
HB 4534 - Providing the West Virginia Courthouse Facilities Improvement Authority with the ability to issue bonds to raise funds for paying

Buildings (14 Bills)
HB 2024 - Green Buildings Act
HB 2410 - Prohibiting the naming of a publicly funded building, road, structure or project for a living elected public official
HB 2545 - Requiring onsite employees at certain public works construction projects to complete an Occupational Safety and Health Administrat
HB 3250 - Authorizing the School Building Authority to award grants or moneys to county and local library boards in connection with public l
HB 4044 - Energy Efficient Building Act
HB 4052 - Providing criminal penalties for the intentional defacement of public and private property due to graffiti
HB 4061 - Expediting the construction of a new one thousand two hundred bed correctional facility by the Division of Corrections
HB 4313 - Requiring that the building code be the state building code
HB 4333 - Relating to the School Building Authority
HB 4425 - Requiring a landlord address issues of the accumulation of moisture and the growth of mold
HB 4439 - Permitting a Class I city to use the design-build process
HB 4534 - Providing the West Virginia Courthouse Facilities Improvement Authority with the ability to issue bonds to raise funds for paying
HB 4585 - Exempting volunteer fire departments from the definition of "public authority" if they are constructing a facility to replace one
HB 4592 - Creating a requirement for multiple prime contract bids on certain public works projects

Bureaus (3 Bills)
HB 4062 - Creating an in-home direct care workforce registry
HB 4336 - Relating to substance abuse
HB 4523 - Relating to the Bureau for Child Support enforcement and reporting employment and income of an independent contractor

Capitol Complex (3 Bills)
HB 2782 - Encouraging public officials to display the national motto on all public property and public buildings
HB 3093 - Clarifying language relating to offenses occurring at the State Capitol
HB 4503 - Relating to possessing a firearm at the State Capitol Complex

Charitable Organizations (9 Bills)
HB 2117 - Exempting nonprofit organizations from paying an annual motor vehicle registration fee
HB 2125 - Requiring every internment or grave to identify the decedents' identity
HB 2252 - Directing department of health promulgate rules establishing alternative standards for non-commercial prepared food donated as par
HB 2296 - Income tax deduction for gifts to West Virginia charities
HB 2374 - Providing standards for hospitals' charity care programs and bad debt collection programs
HB 4069 - Relating to charitable raffles
HB 4083 - Exempting nonprofit, tax exempt corporations or organizations affiliated with a church or association of churches from consumer sa
HB 4443 - Permitting the racing commission to regulate charity racing events
HB 4559 - Permitting the Lottery Commission to authorize and regulate limited charity fundraising events

Child Welfare (54 Bills)
HB 2036 - Increasing penalties for exposing children to methamphetamine manufacturing
HB 2048 - Eliminating good time for persons convicted of sex crimes involving minor children
HB 2157 - Relating to parental notification requirements for abortions performed on unemancipated minors
HB 2237 - West Virginia Child Advocate for the Protection of Children Act
HB 2239 - Increasing the minimum prison sentence for a parent or guardian or custodian who abuses a child
HB 2309 - Requiring the use of helmets by skateboarders
HB 2314 - Allowing for juveniles to be tried as adults for instances of child abuse resulting in bodily injury and child abuse which results
HB 2418 - Prohibiting sex offenders from residing in certain areas and subjecting convicted sex offenders to global positional system monito
HB 2432 - Establishing a bill of rights for children in foster care
HB 2433 - Providing guidance for prosecuting attorneys in cases involving abused and neglected children
HB 2434 - Establishing a bill of rights for foster parents
HB 2461 - Relating to the appointment of hearing officers for juvenile drug courts
HB 2469 - Expanding the West Virginia Children's Health Insurance Program to children of certain state employees
HB 2558 - Establishing the Office of Child Advocacy
HB 2651 - Relating to parental notification requirements for obtaining abortions by unemancipated minors
HB 2668 - Requiring health care providers to release unemancipated minor's medical records for drug testing to a parent or legal guardian wi
HB 2678 - Making it illegal to transport a minor across state lines to obtain an abortion without written consent by both parents
HB 2689 - Requiring the Commissioner of Corrections to keep track of repeat offenses committed by persons convicted of sexual offenses again
HB 2707 - Expanding the definition of "imminent danger to the physical well-being of the child" with regard to child abuse and neglect
HB 2721 - Including additional information on the sex offender registry
HB 2722 - Subjecting persons convicted of sexual crimes against a minor to "GPS" monitoring for life
HB 2735 - Creating a criminal felony offense of aggravated assault or battery of a child or a person who is mentally incapacitated
HB 2808 - Reducing from six months to three months the period of delinquency for failure to meet an obligation to pay support to a minor
HB 3106 - Regulating the use of the internet by children
HB 3133 - Removing the statute of limitations in child and spousal support cases
HB 3173 - Amending and adding to divorce, distribution of property and child custody guidelines to take into consideration the presence of a
HB 3217 - Allowing an adoptee who was a minor at the time of entry of an order of adoption to dissent at any time after the adoption
HB 3236 - Relating to child abuse and neglect
HB 3261 - BPA-Free Kids Act
HB 4010 - Requiring a convicted sex offender who volunteers for an organization whose volunteers have contact with minors to inform that org
HB 4031 - Requiring kindergarten programs be provided for children who have attained the age of five prior to the August 1 school year
HB 4043 - Relating to the hospitalization of emancipated and unemancipated minors in mental health facilities
HB 4048 - Relating to conduct and circumstances of child abuse
HB 4065 - Relating to reporting suspected child abuse and neglect
HB 4130 - Creating the felony criminal offense of sale or purchase of a child
HB 4240 - Adding to the list of persons mandated to report abuse and neglect of children
HB 4242 - Establishing criminal penalties for failure to report a missing child by the child's custodian
HB 4243 - Relating to disclosure of sex offender registration to private elementary and secondary schools, and to higher education instituti
HB 4309 - Clarifying that a child who is physically healthy and presumed safe is a neglected child if the child is habitually absent from sc
HB 4321 - Amending the code relating to the ability of certain individuals to petition a court to regain the right to possess firearms, and
HB 4327 - Requiring pulse oximetry testing for newborns
HB 4354 - Creating penalties for parents or guardians who allow to be sold any medication prescribed to a child
HB 4356 - Creating the misdemeanor offense for child neglect resulting in a substantial risk of bodily injury
HB 4389 - Relating to child welfare
HB 4407 - Providing for the seizure of assets and other real property used for the exploitation of children
HB 4411 - Requiring parents who object to immunizations to provide a written statement to that effect
HB 4445 - Creating the crime of soliciting a minor
HB 4484 - Increasing the number of child protective service workers
HB 4520 - Authorizing a family court judge to order a child to be taken into custody in emergency situations
HB 4521 - Permitting the restructuring of child support payments of an inmate who is released under certain circumstances
HB 4540 - Relating to a child's right to nurse
HB 4554 - Accepting additional students for enrollment in early childhood education programs
HB 4579 - Providing that visitation to a grandparent shall consist of a minimum of one visit a month
HB 4650 - Modifying criminal penalties for failing to report child abuse

Citizenship (2 Bills)
HB 3207 - Authorizing the state to enter into a multistate compact defining the birthright form of United States citizenship
HB 4265 - Requiring flowback plans for all work on oil and gas wells

Civil Rights (12 Bills)
HB 2045 - Prohibiting discrimination based upon age and sexual orientation
HB 2256 - Relating to approval of a student for homebound services and their rights
HB 2657 - West Virginia Religious Freedom Restoration Act
HB 2817 - Prohibiting healthcare providers from discriminating against or refusing treatment of a patient
HB 2819 - Requiring all state boards, commissions, committees or councils to be gender balanced and to have proportionate representation of
HB 2840 - Providing that all persons have the right to be free from violence
HB 2866 - West Virginia Patriot's Protection Act
HB 2991 - Relating to the West Virginia Fair Housing Act
HB 3220 - Preserving the rights of individuals guaranteed by the West Virginia Constitution and the United States Constitution when deciding
HB 3227 - Providing a definition of sex for unlawful discriminatory practices
HB 4015 - Creating the Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affairs
HB 4040 - Prohibiting employers and labor unions from requiring employees to become or remain members of labor unions as a condition of empl

Civil Service (7 Bills)
HB 2245 - Specifying that federal civil service system retirement income derived from military retirement system pensions that have been con
HB 2335 - Allowing mental hygiene commissioners to carry concealed weapons
HB 2339 - Including enforcement officers employed by the Alcohol and Beverage Control Commission in the classified service under the Civil S
HB 2872 - Providing civil service status for certain employees of the Regional Jail and Correctional Facility Authority
HB 4041 - Permitting Alcohol Beverage Control Commission employees to be included in the civil service
HB 4063 - Relating to civil service commissions in political subdivisions
HB 4341 - Permitting a civil service employee to receive donated leave from another employee to care for a member of his or her household

Claims (3 Bills)
HB 2255 - Allowing persons involved in motor vehicle accidents to receive pertinent information at no charge in order to file a timely insur
HB 2812 - Requiring insurers issuing group accident and sickness insurance policies to certain employers to furnish claims loss experience
HB 4398 - Declaring certain claims against the state and its agencies to be moral obligations of the state

Code Repealed (9 Bills)
HB 2246 - Repealing article of the code granting a business license to sell drug paraphernalia
HB 2652 - Repealing the Code of West Virginia and adopting in lieu thereof the Code of the Commonwealth of Virginia
HB 2915 - Repealing certain sections of the Alternative and Renewable Energy Portfolio Act
HB 4046 - Repealing obsolete code provisions
HB 4390 - Uniform Power of Attorney Act
HB 4481 - Relating to the Comprehensive Behavioral Health Commission
HB 4566 - Relating to the Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists
HB 4617 - Relating to the construction of the Good Samaritan Food Donation Act
HB 4649 - Relating to the State Treasurer's Office

Commerce (3 Bills)
HB 2790 - Uniform Real Property Electronic Recording Act
HB 4250 - Creating the Uniform Real Property Electronic Recording Act
HB 4251 - Relating generally to amendments to the uniform commercial code

Communications (9 Bills)
HB 2077 - Providing a criminal penalty for transmitting bulk electronic mail messages which are unsolicited
HB 2310 - Establishing a program for reprogramming cellular telephones and distributing to seniors for making emergency calls
HB 2413 - Relating to the "Telephone Record Confidentiality Act"
HB 2452 - Prohibiting the use of prerecorded or synthesized voice messages and establishing a do-not-call list
HB 2690 - Reverting the 911 fee on wireless telephones from three dollars to seventy-five cents
HB 4035 - Requiring wireless telecommunications companies to release location information of a missing person's cell phone in a timely manne
HB 4039 - Prohibiting the disruption of emergency communications by sabotage
HB 4420 - Allowing the Information Services and Communications Division to accumulate invoices for certain telecommunication services
HB 4444 - Relating to commercial mobile radio service providers

Consumer Protection (8 Bills)
HB 2059 - Requiring insurers to notify insureds of all rate increases before they take effect
HB 2291 - Providing that identity theft is a felony if a person commits the crime with the intent to commit any other crime
HB 2308 - Protecting computer owners and users from computer spyware
HB 2319 - Prohibiting the use of a credit score in casualty insurance rate filings
HB 2413 - Relating to the "Telephone Record Confidentiality Act"
HB 2537 - Protecting consumers from price gouging and unfair pricing practices
HB 3210 - Creating the Consumer and Employee Arbitration Fairness Act
HB 3261 - BPA-Free Kids Act

Contracts (9 Bills)
HB 2106 - Allowing a tax deduction for all prepaid tuition contracts or college savings plan
HB 2165 - Prohibiting project labor agreements on state-funded construction contracts
HB 2419 - Allowing private citizens the freedom to enter into private contracts for health care services or health care coverage or both
HB 3046 - Relating to voiding all noncompete agreements
HB 3181 - Creating "The Prompt Pay Act of 2011
HB 3210 - Creating the Consumer and Employee Arbitration Fairness Act
HB 4347 - Requiring persons who are not members of the American Association of Professional Landmen to have two years or more of experience
HB 4439 - Permitting a Class I city to use the design-build process
HB 4592 - Creating a requirement for multiple prime contract bids on certain public works projects

Corporations and Business Entities (24 Bills)
HB 2045 - Prohibiting discrimination based upon age and sexual orientation
HB 2209 - Requiring that all worker's compensation adjusters employed by a private insurance carrier be located within the geographic border
HB 2210 - Small Business Development Incentive Program for Internal Growth Act
HB 2250 - Requiring regional airport authority board members to include persons of area expertise
HB 2271 - Business and occupation tax credit to electric power generators for the use of West Virginia coal
HB 2277 - Relating to minimum grab bar standards for hotel and motel rooms that are specifically designated or intended for use by handicapp
HB 2373 - Prohibiting fractional pricing in the retail sale of gasoline
HB 2405 - Relating to corporate political accountability
HB 2477 - Relating to roads and highways
HB 2529 - Authorizing a corporation net income tax credit for reducing charges for home heating fuel and propane gas provided to low-income
HB 2549 - Establishing a system of issuing all licenses, certificates or permits, required for business entities in the state, from a single
HB 2655 - Abolishing the business and franchise tax
HB 2661 - Reducing the corporate net income tax rate to five point nine percent effective the first day of July, two thousand eleven
HB 2724 - Sexually Oriented Businesses Regulation Act
HB 2816 - Permitting private clubs to purchase alcoholic liquors from retail liquor stores in certain market zone in the state
HB 2978 - Abolishing the business franchise tax starting July 1, 2011
HB 3046 - Relating to voiding all noncompete agreements
HB 3113 - Exempting nonprofit, tax exempt corporations or organizations affiliated with a church from consumer sales and service tax
HB 3118 - Relating to private developers constructing new water systems
HB 3234 - Requiring the Secretary of State to notify every corporation, limited partnership, limited liability company and foreign limited l
HB 4595 - Relating to annual business fees paid to the Secretary of State
HB 4602 - Authorizing trusts to be applicants for a nonintoxicating beer distributor license and adding limited liability companies to the d
HB 4607 - Providing procedures for foreign profit and foreign nonprofit corporations to be reinstated following administrative revocation
HB 4615 - Making trademark counterfeiting a crime

Corrections (38 Bills)
HB 2028 - Establishing a work program for qualified inmates
HB 2044 - Creating a Sentencing Commission
HB 2102 - Providing a two thousand eight dollar salary increase for each employee of the Division of Corrections
HB 2158 - Increasing the penalties for sexual intercourse or sexual intrusion on incarcerated persons
HB 2182 - Mandatory funding of community corrections programs
HB 2184 - Granting a salary increase for Regional Jail Authority employees
HB 2223 - Providing correctional officers may retire with full benefits after twenty years of actual and honorable service
HB 2299 - Eliminating parole for persons incarcerated in state correctional facilities
HB 2460 - Clarifying that probation officers are authorized to supervise sex offenders
HB 2482 - Changing the way that the costs of incarcerating inmates in regional jails is collected
HB 2553 - Subjecting certain inmates that commit first degree murder to capital punishment
HB 2656 - Requiring persons incarcerated for sex offenses to register as such at the time they are incarcerated
HB 2677 - Changing the way that the cost of incarcerating inmates in regional jails is collected
HB 2689 - Requiring the Commissioner of Corrections to keep track of repeat offenses committed by persons convicted of sexual offenses again
HB 2718 - Providing that correctional officers may retire with full benefits after twenty years of service
HB 2743 - Changing the way the cost of incarcerating inmates in regional jails is collected
HB 2785 - Relating to the excise tax on the privilege of transferring real property and using the tax to reimburse counties for regional jai
HB 2786 - Allowing a credit against state personal income tax for the purchase of a new wood or pellet stove
HB 2872 - Providing civil service status for certain employees of the Regional Jail and Correctional Facility Authority
HB 2996 - Establishing shift differential pay scales for employees of the Division of Corrections, Division of Juvenile Services, and Region
HB 3206 - Implementing evidence-based practices to reduce recidivism
HB 3212 - Requiring community corrections performance measurement standards for agencies responsible for supervising individuals placed on p
HB 3213 - Relating to the Community Corrections Performance Incentive
HB 3226 - Relating to qualification of members of the board of parole
HB 3255 - Relating to exceptions as to prohibitions against carrying concealed deadly weapons
HB 3259 - Authorizing immediate discharge and transportation to a regional jail for aggressive and violent behavior of persons committed to
HB 3260 - Adding certain sanctions for violations of probation and parole
HB 4024 - Allowing the Commissioner of Corrections to use excess funds from the Correctional Industries account for certain operational cost
HB 4056 - Making it a felony to disarm or attempt to disarm correctional officers
HB 4057 - Relating to sanctions imposed against prisoners for filing certain frivolous, malicious or harassing litigation and unmerited admi
HB 4060 - Relating to prohibiting sexual acts between correctional personnel and persons incarcerated, or on parole or probation
HB 4061 - Expediting the construction of a new one thousand two hundred bed correctional facility by the Division of Corrections
HB 4079 - Eliminating eligibility for parole for certain criminal offenses
HB 4123 - Relating to the Public Safety and Offender Accountability Act
HB 4244 - Eliminating eligibility for parole for the offenses of abuse, neglect or death of an incapacitated adult, murder of a child by a p
HB 4568 - Providing rehabilitation treatment programs to inmates imprisoned in any jail
HB 4636 - Authorizing a responsible parent pilot project
HB 4638 - Requiring hospitals and other medical service providers to bill Medicaid for eligible inmate hospital and professional services

Counties (And Related Subheadings) (5 Bills)
HB 2112 - Reforming the school aid formula by reducing the regular levy deducted from county boards of education
HB 2192 - Requiring the assessor of each county to prepare a new property tax ticket within three months of a deed filing
HB 2217 - Allowing certain county boards of education to operate their schools on a four-day school week
HB 2220 - Consolidating purchasing by county boards of education
HB 2233 - Providing that actions in which the state is a party be brought in the county which is affected or related to the controversy

Counties -- Commissions (14 Bills)
HB 2007 - Authorizing counties to create urban growth boundaries
HB 2027 - Requiring county commissions to adopt and implement county farmland protection programs
HB 2228 - Providing that a county commission may establish a program for transfer of development rights without the requirement for an elect
HB 2231 - Authorizing county commissions to use impact fees to fund the building and operation of libraries and to administer and provide af
HB 2349 - Establishing a funding source and programs for persons with traumatic brain injury
HB 2749 - Allowing a Class IV Town be allowed to create their own charter
HB 2820 - Permitting municipalities and counties to use proceeds from the hotel occupancy tax to fund public libraries
HB 4051 - Establishing the right to control the disposition of the remains of a deceased person
HB 4405 - Increasing compensation, after July 1, 2012, of elected county officials and county commissioners for each class of county
HB 4406 - Allowing county commissions broad discretion in setting the salaries of county elected officials
HB 4465 - Requiring that counties protect liens filed by homeowners' associations in the event of a foreclosure
HB 4488 - Reforming, altering or modifying a county commission
HB 4548 - Authorizing county commissions to designate a local funeral home or EMS to transport bodies for purposes of postmortem examination
HB 4567 - Permitting the Harrison county commission to levy a special district tax

Counties -- Courts and Officers (6 Bills)
HB 2040 - Increasing the number of magistrates in Jefferson County by one
HB 2515 - Relating to liens for assessments on common interest community real property
HB 2851 - Permitting surface owners to purchase the mineral interests that lay below the property when the mineral interest becomes subject
HB 3002 - Requiring the sheriff of a county to issue, upon request, a blue flashing warning light to the prosecuting attorney
HB 4317 - Relating to mentally ill persons
HB 4405 - Increasing compensation, after July 1, 2012, of elected county officials and county commissioners for each class of county

Counties (And Related Subheadings) (12 Bills)
HB 2016 - Providing general rules for all county and municipal referendum votes
HB 2366 - Dedicating five percent of coal severance tax to the county of origin
HB 2463 - Requiring an equal number of members from each magisterial district on county planning commissions
HB 2482 - Changing the way that the costs of incarcerating inmates in regional jails is collected
HB 4018 - Granting licensed real estate appraisers access to commercial or residential review documents
HB 4072 - Eliminating requirement for county boards of education to meet on the first Monday of July
HB 4073 - Increasing the amount of compensation a member of a county board of education may receive for attending certain meetings
HB 4305 - Relating to vacancies in offices of county commissioner, clerk of the county commission, clerk of the circuit court, prosecuting a
HB 4352 - Enacting zoning ordinances that regulate drilling and hydraulic fracturing activity
HB 4451 - Ensuring that county executive committees have control of designating the persons who serve as ballot commissioner
HB 4465 - Requiring that counties protect liens filed by homeowners' associations in the event of a foreclosure
HB 4467 - Reforming the school aide formula

Courts (And Related Subheadings) (3 Bills)
HB 2207 - Providing that accident report forms are conclusive as to the issue of the accident's cause, unless a court rules otherwise
HB 2224 - 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 2822 - Enabling creditors to collect upon their judgements from debtors who often attempt to defeat such judgments

Courts -- Circuit (7 Bills)
HB 2488 - Relating to the nonpartisan elections of justices of the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals and circuit court judges
HB 2923 - Relating to expungement of certain criminal convictions
HB 3041 - Protecting nonfamily or nonhousehold members from sexual offenses, stalking and harassment
HB 3127 - Increasing the fees charged by the clerk of the circuit court for medical professional liability actions
HB 4132 - Requiring the Department of Health and Human Resources to reimburse the circuit clerk of the county where involuntary commitment h
HB 4412 - Authorizing an additional circuit court judge for the twenty-third judicial circuit
HB 4458 - Adding a circuit court judge for the 5th Judicial Circuit

Courts -- Magistrate (17 Bills)
HB 2040 - Increasing the number of magistrates in Jefferson County by one
HB 2051 - Relating to electing magistrates by division
HB 2093 - Increasing the minimum number of magisterial districts in a county
HB 2225 - 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 2251 - Increasing the salaries of magistrates who serve populations of eight thousand four hundred or more
HB 2463 - Requiring an equal number of members from each magisterial district on county planning commissions
HB 2465 - Requiring magistrate courts to maintain records relating to successful collection rates on judgements
HB 2510 - Permitting magistrates to carry concealed handguns without a permit
HB 2725 - Expanding the powers of the magistrate to prosecute for worthless checks beyond the strict limitations of NSF
HB 3041 - Protecting nonfamily or nonhousehold members from sexual offenses, stalking and harassment
HB 3142 - Increasing the allowable number of magistrate court deputy clerks by five
HB 3176 - Adding a magistrate to Monongalia County
HB 4030 - Prioritizing the payment of fees, costs, bonds, fines or other sums charged or assessed in magistrate courts in civil and criminal
HB 4131 - Creating a magistrate court deputy clerk for Mineral county
HB 4314 - Relating to the appointment of magistrates
HB 4392 - Compensating all state magistrates, magistrate assistants, magistrate court clerks equally
HB 4588 - Increasing the jurisdictional amount in controversy in Magistrate Courts

Courts -- Supreme Court (11 Bills)
HB 2488 - Relating to the nonpartisan elections of justices of the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals and circuit court judges
HB 3213 - Relating to the Community Corrections Performance Incentive
HB 4009 - Adding one family court judge to the twenty-third family court circuit
HB 4016 - Providing sources of revenue for the Supreme Court of Appeals Public Campaign Financing Fund
HB 4291 - Relating to county law libraries established by the Supreme Court of Appeals
HB 4292 - Authorizing the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals to establish a reasonable fee of compensation for mental hygiene services
HB 4293 - Increasing the compensation caps for secretary-clerks and case coordinators in the family court
HB 4308 - Exempting supreme court justices and retired justices from the prohibitions against carrying concealed weapons
HB 4343 - Relating to the judicial retirement system
HB 4416 - Extending the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals Public Campaign Financing Pilot Program
HB 4424 - Relating to modified mental hygiene procedures

Courts (And Related Subheadings) (27 Bills)
HB 2461 - Relating to the appointment of hearing officers for juvenile drug courts
HB 2521 - Eliminating the requirement of serving domestic violence orders by certified mail
HB 2526 - Providing for a death penalty and procedures and standards applicable thereto for commission of murder in the first degree
HB 2775 - Relating to writing worthless checks
HB 2839 - Reducing the number of jurors in criminal trials in municipal courts
HB 3041 - Protecting nonfamily or nonhousehold members from sexual offenses, stalking and harassment
HB 3128 - Relating to filing a civil petition for expungement of records relating to an arrest
HB 3132 - Requiring a judge's permission before a juror's information can be released
HB 3150 - Authorizing a new court to be known as the Intermediate Court of Appeals
HB 3173 - Amending and adding to divorce, distribution of property and child custody guidelines to take into consideration the presence of a
HB 3193 - Permitting persons who have been convicted of felonies to qualify for jury service
HB 3206 - Implementing evidence-based practices to reduce recidivism
HB 3212 - Requiring community corrections performance measurement standards for agencies responsible for supervising individuals placed on p
HB 3257 - Relating to competency and criminal responsibility of persons charged or convicted of a crime
HB 3258 - Providing forensic evaluators with civil immunity for acts committed by the subject of the evaluation
HB 4009 - Adding one family court judge to the twenty-third family court circuit
HB 4019 - Increasing the effective period for domestic violence protective orders
HB 4084 - Relating to personal safety orders
HB 4307 - Clarifying that the practice and procedure for domestic violence civil proceedings are governed by court rule
HB 4317 - Relating to mentally ill persons
HB 4343 - Relating to the judicial retirement system
HB 4461 - Permitting a municipality to issue a citation for violation of external sanitation and common nuisance violations
HB 4515 - Relating to procedures for writs of execution, suggestions and suggestee executions relating to child support and spousal support,
HB 4520 - Authorizing a family court judge to order a child to be taken into custody in emergency situations
HB 4521 - Permitting the restructuring of child support payments of an inmate who is released under certain circumstances
HB 4522 - Providing additional contempt powers for family court judges
HB 4648 - Implementing a domestic violence court pilot project

Creditors and Debtors (8 Bills)
HB 2049 - Prohibiting the use of a person's credit history in insurance transactions
HB 2319 - Prohibiting the use of a credit score in casualty insurance rate filings
HB 2332 - Providing a loan forgiveness program for nurses
HB 2374 - Providing standards for hospitals' charity care programs and bad debt collection programs
HB 2822 - Enabling creditors to collect upon their judgements from debtors who often attempt to defeat such judgments
HB 4098 - Providing a loan forgiveness program for dentists and hygienists
HB 4255 - Requiring regulated consumer lenders to provide a substantial benefit or a substantial benefit disclosure form for certain loans
HB 4276 - Ensuring that borrowers are provided accurate notice of their right to cure a default on any installment or other secured obligati

Crimes (And Related Subheadings) (9 Bills)
HB 2010 - Uniform Collateral Consequences of Conviction Act
HB 2068 - Relating to conditions of bond for defendants in cases of crimes between family or household members
HB 2077 - Providing a criminal penalty for transmitting bulk electronic mail messages which are unsolicited
HB 2129 - Providing for mandatory sentences for any person who shoots a police officer on duty
HB 2188 - Providing for the criminal offenses of home invasion in the first, second, third and fourth degrees
HB 2190 - Making it a criminal offense to disturb the peace
HB 2239 - Increasing the minimum prison sentence for a parent or guardian or custodian who abuses a child
HB 2311 - Creating the criminal offense of injury to a pregnant woman that results in miscarriage or stillbirth
HB 2315 - Relating to obscene, anonymous, harassing and threatening communications by computer

Crimes -- Alcohol and Drugs (6 Bills)
HB 2036 - Increasing penalties for exposing children to methamphetamine manufacturing
HB 2670 - Increasing the penalty for driving under the influence causing death
HB 2803 - Making it a felony to drive a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol, controlled substance or other drug that causes serious
HB 4034 - Establishing prohibited acts relating to possession of controlled substances obtained from more than one health practitioner
HB 4048 - Relating to conduct and circumstances of child abuse
HB 4050 - Adding penalties for driving under the influence of alcohol

Crimes -- Felonies (16 Bills)
HB 2081 - 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 2103 - Prohibiting a person convicted of any felony from holding public office
HB 2291 - Providing that identity theft is a felony if a person commits the crime with the intent to commit any other crime
HB 2313 - Relating to the insertion of language which defines acts of violence and makes its false reporting a felony
HB 2443 - Prohibiting wagering at animal fighting ventures and providing a felony criminal penalty
HB 2486 - Creating the felony offense of possession of one gram or more of cocaine
HB 2526 - Providing for a death penalty and procedures and standards applicable thereto for commission of murder in the first degree
HB 2553 - Subjecting certain inmates that commit first degree murder to capital punishment
HB 2735 - Creating a criminal felony offense of aggravated assault or battery of a child or a person who is mentally incapacitated
HB 2803 - Making it a felony to drive a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol, controlled substance or other drug that causes serious
HB 2841 - Eliminating the third offense conviction of shoplifting and its corresponding felony penalty
HB 2858 - Requiring persons arrested for a felony to submit to a DNA sample
HB 3184 - Making property crimes valued at over $1,000 a felony
HB 3193 - Permitting persons who have been convicted of felonies to qualify for jury service
HB 4052 - Providing criminal penalties for the intentional defacement of public and private property due to graffiti
HB 4079 - Eliminating eligibility for parole for certain criminal offenses

Crimes -- Juveniles (7 Bills)
HB 2314 - Allowing for juveniles to be tried as adults for instances of child abuse resulting in bodily injury and child abuse which results
HB 2722 - Subjecting persons convicted of sexual crimes against a minor to "GPS" monitoring for life
HB 4242 - Establishing criminal penalties for failure to report a missing child by the child's custodian
HB 4243 - Relating to disclosure of sex offender registration to private elementary and secondary schools, and to higher education instituti
HB 4459 - Creating a juvenile sex offender registration
HB 4483 - Relating to sexting by minors
HB 4616 - Increasing parental liability for the willful, malicious or criminal acts of their juvenile children

Crimes -- Sexual Offenses (23 Bills)
HB 2048 - Eliminating good time for persons convicted of sex crimes involving minor children
HB 2158 - Increasing the penalties for sexual intercourse or sexual intrusion on incarcerated persons
HB 2226 - Requiring the DMV to notify the state police when a registered sex offender purchases, trades or registers a motor vehicle
HB 2418 - Prohibiting sex offenders from residing in certain areas and subjecting convicted sex offenders to global positional system monito
HB 2656 - Requiring persons incarcerated for sex offenses to register as such at the time they are incarcerated
HB 2689 - Requiring the Commissioner of Corrections to keep track of repeat offenses committed by persons convicted of sexual offenses again
HB 2721 - Including additional information on the sex offender registry
HB 2722 - Subjecting persons convicted of sexual crimes against a minor to "GPS" monitoring for life
HB 2891 - Subjecting persons convicted of sexual crimes to "GPS" monitoring for the duration of their life
HB 3041 - Protecting nonfamily or nonhousehold members from sexual offenses, stalking and harassment
HB 3162 - Relating to polygraph examinations required as a condition of supervision for certain sex offenders
HB 3253 - Relating to forensic-medical examination services for victims of sexual offenses
HB 4010 - Requiring a convicted sex offender who volunteers for an organization whose volunteers have contact with minors to inform that org
HB 4065 - Relating to reporting suspected child abuse and neglect
HB 4240 - Adding to the list of persons mandated to report abuse and neglect of children
HB 4310 - Prohibiting sex offenders from living or working within one thousand feet of the outer perimeter of a school, child care facility,
HB 4407 - Providing for the seizure of assets and other real property used for the exploitation of children
HB 4445 - Creating the crime of soliciting a minor
HB 4459 - Creating a juvenile sex offender registration
HB 4483 - Relating to sexting by minors
HB 4485 - Requiring registration and updating to the sex offender registration
HB 4538 - Requiring a sex offender to be identified as such on his or her driver's license
HB 4618 - Providing for an extension of limitations to file a civil action for a claim of sexual abuse against a minor

Crimes (And Related Subheadings) (38 Bills)
HB 2181 - Requiring an automatic home confinement sentence for certain nonviolent misdemeanors
HB 2182 - Mandatory funding of community corrections programs
HB 2446 - Increasing the criminal penalties for assaults and batteries against athletic officials
HB 2490 - Prohibiting the use of a mobile communication device to engage in text messaging or additional technologies while operating a moto
HB 2526 - Providing for a death penalty and procedures and standards applicable thereto for commission of murder in the first degree
HB 2541 - Relating to the criminal offense of robbery and attempted robbery
HB 2725 - Expanding the powers of the magistrate to prosecute for worthless checks beyond the strict limitations of NSF
HB 2775 - Relating to writing worthless checks
HB 2841 - Eliminating the third offense conviction of shoplifting and its corresponding felony penalty
HB 2923 - Relating to expungement of certain criminal convictions
HB 3184 - Making property crimes valued at over $1,000 a felony
HB 3206 - Implementing evidence-based practices to reduce recidivism
HB 3257 - Relating to competency and criminal responsibility of persons charged or convicted of a crime
HB 3259 - Authorizing immediate discharge and transportation to a regional jail for aggressive and violent behavior of persons committed to
HB 4052 - Providing criminal penalties for the intentional defacement of public and private property due to graffiti
HB 4053 - Relating to abduction, kidnapping and human trafficking
HB 4056 - Making it a felony to disarm or attempt to disarm correctional officers
HB 4100 - Creating new criminal offenses for the trafficking of persons, illegal aliens and involuntary servitude
HB 4105 - Establishing criminal penalties for the disruption of emergency communications by theft of equipment
HB 4106 - Relating to the registration of pawnbrokers
HB 4124 - Creating the criminal offense of online impersonation
HB 4130 - Creating the felony criminal offense of sale or purchase of a child
HB 4244 - Eliminating eligibility for parole for the offenses of abuse, neglect or death of an incapacitated adult, murder of a child by a p
HB 4288 - Relating to the receipt and transfer of scrap metal
HB 4303 - Relating to electronic cash register automated sales suppression devices
HB 4318 - Updating the definition of computer in the commission of certain crimes
HB 4334 - West Virginia Civil and Criminal Forfeiture Act
HB 4337 - Creating misdemeanor offense of depriving rightful heir to possession of Civil War medals
HB 4356 - Creating the misdemeanor offense for child neglect resulting in a substantial risk of bodily injury
HB 4368 - Trafficking of illegal aliens
HB 4397 - Making it a crime for preventing an individual from calling emergency service personnel
HB 4436 - Issuing citations for the misdemeanor offense of unauthorized use of dumpsters
HB 4464 - Ensuring that persons convicted of felony, treason and bribery in an election are not allowed to run for any elective office
HB 4509 - Creating a misdemeanor offense for harassment of participants of neighborhood crime watch
HB 4587 - Including a clearer definition of hazing within West Virginia's antihazing statute
HB 4615 - Making trademark counterfeiting a crime
HB 4635 - Requiring persons giving testimony or providing information to the Legislature to attest to the truthfulness of the testimony
HB 4650 - Modifying criminal penalties for failing to report child abuse

Criminal Background Checks (4 Bills)
HB 2227 - Requiring background checks on applicants for residence in nursing homes and assisted living residences
HB 3031 - Authorizing professional licensing boards to obtain criminal history record checks
HB 4296 - Authorizing licensing boards to require applicants to submit to criminal background checks
HB 4507 - Relating to licenses to carry deadly weapons

Culture and History (3 Bills)
HB 2230 - 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 2414 - Instituting a "Celebrate Freedom Week" and requiring the instruction in the study of the Declaration of Independence and other Ame
HB 2826 - Clarifying procedures for protection of graves and burial sites

Disabilities (24 Bills)
HB 2046 - Exempting from the sales and use tax special equipment installed in a motor vehicle for the use of a person with physical disabili
HB 2107 - Excluding federal interest income when applying the income exclusion available to those sixty-five years of age or older and to pe
HB 2277 - Relating to minimum grab bar standards for hotel and motel rooms that are specifically designated or intended for use by handicapp
HB 2349 - Establishing a funding source and programs for persons with traumatic brain injury
HB 2363 - Preventing a reduction in the annuity of a person who retires with disability retirement at age sixty-five
HB 2384 - Requiring the DHHR to provide matching funds for trust income disbursed to support autistic minors
HB 2411 - Excluding disability income received from a veteran for service related injuries from any calculation used to determine spousal su
HB 2415 - Relating to discounts at state parks for elderly and disabled persons
HB 2653 - Exempting disabled veterans from campground rental fees during certain times
HB 2683 - Providing for aged or disabled farmers to continue to receive the benefit of having their farm land appraised as farm property aft
HB 2831 - Issuing special registration plates allowing parking privileges for persons with mobility impairments
HB 2991 - Relating to the West Virginia Fair Housing Act
HB 3009 - Raising the maximum personal income tax exemption for persons over the age of sixty-five and for persons who are totally disabled
HB 3108 - Providing permanent total disability recipients annual cost-of-living allowances
HB 3221 - Community-Based Services Act
HB 3247 - Community-Based Services Act
HB 4238 - Establishing procedures for address confidentiality program participants on the special absentee voting list
HB 4346 - Exempting disabled veterans who have suffered a hundred percent total and permanent service-connected disability from state incom
HB 4455 - Requiring that handicap restroom facilities and stalls in all colleges and universities be constructed with automatic doors
HB 4456 - Requiring a photograph on the removable handicap windshield placard
HB 4460 - Relating to license to operate a motor vehicle with bioptic telescope device
HB 4496 - Relating to qualifying for a disability annuity under the Teachers' Retirement System
HB 4557 - Reducing state income tax liability for certain retired public employees
HB 4590 - Providing that renewal of a Class G license to operate a motor vehicle with bioptic telescope device vision report requirement may

Domestic Relations (36 Bills)
HB 2067 - Providing that adultery shall be a bar to alimony in a divorce proceeding
HB 2068 - Relating to conditions of bond for defendants in cases of crimes between family or household members
HB 2138 - Providing for the payment of unemployment compensation when a person misses work due to domestic violence
HB 2204 - Relating to requirements for self-employed persons to participate in the Bureau of Child Support Enforcement's PayConnextion progr
HB 2213 - Requiring notice of an abortion to be provided to the father of the unborn child
HB 2234 - Providing a procedure for disclosure of birth parents to an adoptee, in certain circumstances
HB 2237 - West Virginia Child Advocate for the Protection of Children Act
HB 2290 - Uniform Premarital Agreement Act
HB 2322 - Creating and issuing certificates recognizing the termination of marriage
HB 2406 - Relating to the designation of a primary guardian for a minor child
HB 2411 - Excluding disability income received from a veteran for service related injuries from any calculation used to determine spousal su
HB 2432 - Establishing a bill of rights for children in foster care
HB 2434 - Establishing a bill of rights for foster parents
HB 2521 - Eliminating the requirement of serving domestic violence orders by certified mail
HB 2808 - Reducing from six months to three months the period of delinquency for failure to meet an obligation to pay support to a minor
HB 3133 - Removing the statute of limitations in child and spousal support cases
HB 3140 - Providing for the interception of insurance settlement claims by the Bureau for Child Support Enforcement for past-due support
HB 3173 - Amending and adding to divorce, distribution of property and child custody guidelines to take into consideration the presence of a
HB 3217 - Allowing an adoptee who was a minor at the time of entry of an order of adoption to dissent at any time after the adoption
HB 3236 - Relating to child abuse and neglect
HB 4019 - Increasing the effective period for domestic violence protective orders
HB 4042 - Clarifying when the enforcement of firearms possession prohibition can occur after a domestic violence protective order is issued
HB 4282 - Providing that adultery is a bar to alimony in a divorce proceeding
HB 4307 - Clarifying that the practice and procedure for domestic violence civil proceedings are governed by court rule
HB 4441 - Removing driver and commercial driver licenses from the identified licenses which may be revoked when in arrearage on child suppor
HB 4515 - Relating to procedures for writs of execution, suggestions and suggestee executions relating to child support and spousal support,
HB 4521 - Permitting the restructuring of child support payments of an inmate who is released under certain circumstances
HB 4523 - Relating to the Bureau for Child Support enforcement and reporting employment and income of an independent contractor
HB 4524 - Requiring certain insurance companies to participate in information data matches with the Bureau of Child Support Enforcement
HB 4546 - Including adult siblings of an adoptee in the mutual consent voluntary adoption registry
HB 4553 - Reducing adjusted gross income tax for fifty percent of child support payments made, and increase adjusted gross income tax for fi
HB 4569 - Creating a state recognized status for civil unions
HB 4579 - Providing that visitation to a grandparent shall consist of a minimum of one visit a month
HB 4605 - Providing a premarital education option to applicants for marriage licenses
HB 4612 - Relating to automatic revocation of a will upon legal separation and excluding from the definition of "surviving spouse"
HB 4648 - Implementing a domestic violence court pilot project

Drugs and Drug Paraphernalia (23 Bills)
HB 2069 - Relating to the creation and implementation of drug-free workplaces in coal mines
HB 2152 - Establishing threshold quantities of certain controlled substances to trigger prima facie evidence of intent to deliver if possess
HB 2201 - Relating to drug and alcohol free mines
HB 2381 - Prohibiting the establishment of methadone treatment programs and clinics except those operated by comprehensive community mental
HB 2408 - Relating to treatment for drug and alcohol addiction
HB 2461 - Relating to the appointment of hearing officers for juvenile drug courts
HB 2486 - Creating the felony offense of possession of one gram or more of cocaine
HB 2668 - Requiring health care providers to release unemancipated minor's medical records for drug testing to a parent or legal guardian wi
HB 2794 - Requiring that when a controlled substance is dispensed by mail or delivery service the recipient of the controlled substance be o
HB 2828 - Prohibiting the establishment of new methadone treatment programs and clinics except for programs operated as community health cen
HB 2965 - Implementing drug testing for legislators of the State of West Virginia and for applicants and recipients of temporary assistance
HB 3079 - Implementing random drug testing for recipients of temporary assistance for needy families cash benefits and for legislators
HB 4285 - Adding the county sheriff, or his or her designee, to those law-enforcement officials who are granted access to certain confidenti
HB 4404 - Requiring holders of graduated driver's licenses to pass drug tests
HB 4466 - Creating a drug testing program for applicants and recipients of temporary assistance for needy families cash benefits
HB 4469 - Implementing drug testing for legislators
HB 4471 - Relating to the controlled substances monitoring
HB 4490 - Providing that a plant based substance or biological organism determined to provide any potential medical benefit may not be desig
HB 4491 - Relating to the uniformed controlled substances act
HB 4498 - Compassionate Use Act for Medical Cannabis
HB 4596 - Relating to the remediation and disclosure of clandestine drug laboratories
HB 4601 - Authorizing the West Virginia National Guard to participate in a federal asset forfeiture or sharing program
HB 4606 - Defining and removing definitions in the Methamphetamine Laboratory Eradication Act

Economic Development (16 Bills)
HB 2210 - Small Business Development Incentive Program for Internal Growth Act
HB 2254 - Authorizing excess funds in the courtesy Patrol Fund to be transferred back to the Tourism Promotion Fund
HB 2422 - Creative Communities Development Act
HB 2440 - Allowing the Division of Energy to develop an energy related public relations campaign focused on educating the Washington, D.C. a
HB 2795 - Jobs Impact Statement Act
HB 2862 - Allowing a deduction for all capital expenditures from the corporate net income tax
HB 3040 - Twenty-First Century Business Technologies Property Valuation Act
HB 3203 - Creating a fund within the council for community and economic development to assist communities with strategic and feasibility pla
HB 4015 - Creating the Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affairs
HB 4017 - Relating to arts, entertainment and enterprise districts
HB 4086 - Designating certain property as a qualified capital addition to a manufacturing facility
HB 4290 - Keep Jobs in West Virginia Act
HB 4373 - Save West Virginia Call Center Jobs Act
HB 4437 - Permitting certain ski resorts to be limited gaming facilities
HB 4547 - Creating the West Virginia Innovation Free-Trade Business Technology Property Valuation Act and the West Virginia Innovation Free-
HB 4564 - Creating of county endowment funds

Education (And Related Subheadings) (27 Bills)
HB 2003 - Giving state institutions of higher education more flexibility in the planning and operation of their schools
HB 2005 - Extending the provisions of the Higher Education Flexibility Act
HB 2023 - Requiring that transportation to and from school be provided for each child that needs or desires transportation
HB 2108 - Requiring that the State School Board ensure that no class size for grades seven through twelve be greater than twenty-five studen
HB 2112 - Reforming the school aid formula by reducing the regular levy deducted from county boards of education
HB 2118 - Prohibiting individual county board of education members from acting on behalf of the board in an individual capacity unless autho
HB 2128 - Relating to itinerant status for school service personnel
HB 2130 - Providing a salary supplement for providers of medicaid eligible services in the public schools
HB 2191 - Allowing parents or the school to serve sweets during the holidays if the school receives parental or guardian consent
HB 2197 - Allowing guidance counselors to compete equally for all guidance counselor positions
HB 2211 - Providing county boards of education may study the economic feasibility of exercising an option of engaging in cooperative agreeme
HB 2217 - Allowing certain county boards of education to operate their schools on a four-day school week
HB 2220 - Consolidating purchasing by county boards of education
HB 2221 - Providing nonsupervisory employees of the West Virginia State Board of Education with the same protections against summary dismiss
HB 2249 - Prohibiting the use of calculators for teaching purposes in grades K through eight
HB 2256 - Relating to approval of a student for homebound services and their rights
HB 2257 - Authorizing and encouraging county boards of education to share services of central office administrative personnel
HB 2285 - Directing the State Board of Education to determine what principal and teacher reports are unnecessary
HB 2323 - The Family Education Tax Credit Act
HB 2353 - Allowing the State Superintendent of Schools to designate certain geographical areas as a "School Choice Zone"
HB 2354 - Giving local authorities the authority to decrease the speed limit on streets and highways where school buses travel in its jurisd
HB 2355 - Allowing state employees to take paid leave to attend parent-teacher conference for their children
HB 2356 - Requiring county boards of education to employ a certified library media specialist in each county school
HB 2676 - Exempting county school boards of education school buses from paying tolls for transit over the West Virginia Turnpike or any park
HB 2680 - Prohibiting school employees from promoting abortion
HB 2736 - Exempting construction performed on behalf of educational authorities from prevailing wage requirements
HB 2783 - Providing a two-tiered personal income tax credit to parents or legal guardians who provide home or private, primary or secondary

Education -- Colleges & Universities (33 Bills)
HB 2003 - Giving state institutions of higher education more flexibility in the planning and operation of their schools
HB 2005 - Extending the provisions of the Higher Education Flexibility Act
HB 2018 - Creating the Higher Education Merit Screening Advisory Committee
HB 2041 - Allowing for more teachers to be reimbursed for approved course work
HB 2052 - Providing a loan forgiveness program for nurses, social workers, dentists and hygienists
HB 2100 - Including Salem International University as an eligible institution and modifying provisions regarding eligible higher education i
HB 2106 - Allowing a tax deduction for all prepaid tuition contracts or college savings plan
HB 2215 - Exempting undergraduate students attending state colleges or universities for the first two years postgraduation, from the payment
HB 2280 - Relating to redemption or repayment of PROMISE scholarship funds when a student drops or withdraws from classes
HB 2324 - Special Needs Scholarship Program
HB 2334 - Allowing teachers who graduated from colleges and universities that are not accredited by associations recognized in West Virginia
HB 2389 - Setting compensation standards for classified employees who work overtime on weekends or holidays
HB 2394 - Protecting academic speech of professional educators
HB 2508 - Providing for a credit against the West Virginia personal income tax liability in the amount of payments made on student loans
HB 2723 - Protecting academic freedom in higher education
HB 2771 - Stay Home in West Virginia and Work Tax Incentive
HB 2825 - Relating to tuition and fee waivers for members of the West Virginia State Police to attend a college or university
HB 2920 - Establishing a tax credit for graduates of a higher education institution
HB 3055 - Retaining nursing educators
HB 3104 - Creating the Non-resident Medical Student Tuition Regularization Program
HB 4078 - Extending certain deadlines for mandated actions regarding higher education personnel
HB 4122 - Relating to alternative programs for teacher education
HB 4126 - Authorizing legislative rules for the Higher Education Policy Commission and Council for Community and Technical College Education
HB 4311 - Adding $20 million to the West Virginia Research Trust Fund
HB 4455 - Requiring that handicap restroom facilities and stalls in all colleges and universities be constructed with automatic doors
HB 4475 - Reducing federal adjusted gross income for recent graduates of higher education institutions
HB 4511 - Creating the Shale Research, Education, Policy and Economic Development Center at West Virginia University
HB 4587 - Including a clearer definition of hazing within West Virginia's antihazing statute
HB 4589 - Establishing the West Virginia Board of Veteran Education and Support
HB 4597 - Permitting volunteer firefighters to automatically qualify for Promise Scholarships
HB 4608 - Relating to the powers and duties of Higher Education Policy Commission
HB 4620 - Modifying the restriction on the number of terms that a chairperson of an institutional governing board of higher education may se
HB 4645 - Changing the membership requirements for a board of governors

Education -- Courses, Programs & Testing (13 Bills)
HB 2002 - Relating to the denial of course credits for unexcused absences in school
HB 2041 - Allowing for more teachers to be reimbursed for approved course work
HB 2100 - Including Salem International University as an eligible institution and modifying provisions regarding eligible higher education i
HB 2126 - Exempting children receiving an exemption from compulsory school attendance in favor of church school from standardized testing re
HB 2134 - Requiring all high schools include in their health classes a course in fetal development
HB 2302 - Providing an annual $5,000 bonus to teachers of advanced placement math and science classes
HB 2478 - Charter Schools Act
HB 2797 - Requiring the accumulation of one and one-half years of instruction in the study of the Declaration of Independence and other foun
HB 2889 - Creating the "Jason Flatt Act of 2011"
HB 4020 - Recognizing outstanding students who are top scorers on certain statewide tests
HB 4101 - Authorizing teacher-in-residence programs for certain prospective teachers in lieu of student teaching
HB 4323 - Permitting the issuance of a barrister's certificate to teach course specific curricula in public schools
HB 4591 - Establishing a pilot program for school age expectant mothers

Education -- Retirement (6 Bills)
HB 2033 - Repealing the one hundred forty day limitation that a retired school teacher may teach in public schools
HB 2333 - Allowing the purchase of service credit in the State Teachers Retirement System for temporary employment under the Comprehensive E
HB 2359 - Increasing benefits of retired state personnel and retired teachers
HB 2376 - Relating to the Public Employees Retirement System and the Teachers Retirement System; and providing a one-time supplement for ann
HB 2412 - Providing a one-time bonus payable in July of every year for retired public school teachers and state retirees
HB 2719 - Providing a cost-of-living provision for certain persons retired under the Teachers Retirement System

Education -- Salaries, Classifications, Leave (32 Bills)
HB 2053 - Providing paid childbirth leave for higher education personnel
HB 2060 - Requiring schools to post and make available to the public the schedules of teachers and staff
HB 2078 - Raising the county board of education pay to that of the county commissioners
HB 2099 - Relating to the minimum salaries of teachers based on years experience and level of education
HB 2127 - Providing full daily rate of pay for substitute teachers if they have in excess of ten instructional days in the same school year
HB 2128 - Relating to itinerant status for school service personnel
HB 2143 - Salary increases for school service employees based upon residential housing costs
HB 2147 - Relating to the use of personal leave days by a surviving spouse of a deceased employee of a school board
HB 2154 - Establishing school service personnel class title and pay grade for the positions of "Administrative Assistant" and "Legal Secreta
HB 2167 - Relating to the hiring of substitute service personnel by county school boards
HB 2195 - Increasing salary increments paid to principals and assistant principals
HB 2197 - Allowing guidance counselors to compete equally for all guidance counselor positions
HB 2253 - Providing additional state minimum salary for certain teachers
HB 2304 - Relating to the employment and compensation of school service personnel
HB 2321 - Giving teachers credit toward the pay scale for completing an accredited seminary
HB 2329 - Reimbursing teachers for recertification fees
HB 2334 - Allowing teachers who graduated from colleges and universities that are not accredited by associations recognized in West Virginia
HB 2338 - Relating to the employment and compensation of school service personnel
HB 2500 - Relating to school personnel
HB 2669 - Relating to persons who do not qualify for professional certificates who are issued certificates to serve in the public schools as
HB 2726 - Giving all school personnel, including teachers and service personnel and retired teachers a raise
HB 3059 - Relating to teacher pay rate for work assignment outside regular school day or beyond a contracted employment period
HB 3211 - Adding school social workers to the list of professional personnel who may receive salary supplement and educational expense reimb
HB 4027 - Relating to providing salary equity supplement payments to teachers and service personnel
HB 4054 - Changing how the public school support foundation allowance is determined
HB 4070 - Changing the basis for paying the county salary supplement equivalent pay rate for division of rehabilitation teachers
HB 4119 - Providing a definition for an athletic director who is employed by a county board of education
HB 4122 - Relating to alternative programs for teacher education
HB 4236 - Relating to exclusions from the definition of professional personnel for evaluation purposes
HB 4435 - Increasing the educational increment for school service personnel
HB 4470 - Relating to the State Board of Education
HB 4655 - Relating to school service personnel certification

Education (And Related Subheadings) (58 Bills)
HB 2063 - Requiring elementary students to have access to a certified library media specialist, art specialist, music specialist and physic
HB 2131 - Setting standards for assignment of high school athletic directors
HB 2164 - Relating to public school support computation of local share
HB 2329 - Reimbursing teachers for recertification fees
HB 2349 - Establishing a funding source and programs for persons with traumatic brain injury
HB 2394 - Protecting academic speech of professional educators
HB 2435 - Allowing the school building authority to designate money for the building of playgrounds
HB 2446 - Increasing the criminal penalties for assaults and batteries against athletic officials
HB 2478 - Charter Schools Act
HB 2483 - Authorizing public school teachers to purchase one personal computer and related devices per year from the state contract for use
HB 2500 - Relating to school personnel
HB 2976 - Exempting barbers with twenty or more years of experience from continuing education requirements
HB 3035 - Preventing teachers from being assigned additional responsibilities during planning period
HB 3048 - Requiring public schools to institute mandatory recycling programs
HB 3051 - The Parent Empowerment and Choice Act
HB 3069 - Returning funding levels of regional educational service agencies to original levels
HB 3135 - Decreasing the student to teacher ratio in kindergarten through sixth grades
HB 3148 - Relating to residency requirements for persons appointed as campus police officers
HB 3189 - Clarifying that the Legislature is the sole authority regarding compulsory immunizations
HB 4014 - Creating the "Jason Flatt Act of 2012"
HB 4031 - Requiring kindergarten programs be provided for children who have attained the age of five prior to the August 1 school year
HB 4055 - Creating a separate category within the Underwood-Smith Teacher Scholarship Program
HB 4059 - Relating to educational benefits for dependents of deceased or disabled veterans
HB 4072 - Eliminating requirement for county boards of education to meet on the first Monday of July
HB 4073 - Increasing the amount of compensation a member of a county board of education may receive for attending certain meetings
HB 4101 - Authorizing teacher-in-residence programs for certain prospective teachers in lieu of student teaching
HB 4122 - Relating to alternative programs for teacher education
HB 4125 - Correcting date for schools to send notice to parents alerting them to the existence of the school's crisis response plan
HB 4128 - Allowing the mascot of Parkersburg South High School to carry a musket on school grounds when the mascot is acting in his or her o
HB 4235 - Allowing flexibility within county school systems
HB 4236 - Relating to exclusions from the definition of professional personnel for evaluation purposes
HB 4243 - Relating to disclosure of sex offender registration to private elementary and secondary schools, and to higher education instituti
HB 4270 - Providing that a member of the service personnel in the system may be hired as a coach when there is no qualified teacher in the s
HB 4299 - Authorizing a county board of education to use the services of a bus operator from another county in certain circumstances
HB 4309 - Clarifying that a child who is physically healthy and presumed safe is a neglected child if the child is habitually absent from sc
HB 4333 - Relating to the School Building Authority
HB 4370 - Reforming the school aid formula
HB 4378 - Exempting barbers licensed in West Virginia for thirty years or more from continuing education requirements
HB 4388 - Relating to the practice of speech-language pathology and audiology
HB 4411 - Requiring parents who object to immunizations to provide a written statement to that effect
HB 4433 - Modifying the criteria for awarding high school diplomas to certain veterans
HB 4442 - Requiring automated external defibrillators in public schools
HB 4454 - Adopting policies to promote school attendance
HB 4467 - Reforming the school aide formula
HB 4470 - Relating to the State Board of Education
HB 4492 - Requiring certain licensees to take continuing education in green building
HB 4494 - Continuing education requirement of building code inspectors
HB 4536 - Relating to compulsory school attendance
HB 4545 - Relating to date changes for notice of transfer or dismissal of school personnel
HB 4554 - Accepting additional students for enrollment in early childhood education programs
HB 4570 - Changing the student-school nurse staffing ratio
HB 4577 - Requiring that protective fencing be placed along railroad lines operating adjacent to public schools
HB 4583 - Changing certain deadlines associated with the termination, resignation and transfer of school personnel
HB 4591 - Establishing a pilot program for school age expectant mothers
HB 4593 - Allowing for the participation of home schooled students in certain secondary school activities
HB 4594 - Requiring inclusion of science fiction reading material in certain existing middle school and high school courses
HB 4625 - Relating to the school access safety act
HB 4653 - Relating to public school support computation of local share

Elected Officials (4 Bills)
HB 4258 - Creating a procedure by which the Governor or other elected member of the Board of Public Works can declare themselves disabled or
HB 4305 - Relating to vacancies in offices of county commissioner, clerk of the county commission, clerk of the circuit court, prosecuting a
HB 4405 - Increasing compensation, after July 1, 2012, of elected county officials and county commissioners for each class of county
HB 4406 - Allowing county commissions broad discretion in setting the salaries of county elected officials

Elections (49 Bills)
HB 2016 - Providing general rules for all county and municipal referendum votes
HB 2051 - Relating to electing magistrates by division
HB 2091 - Prohibiting a cheif deputy sheriff from engaging in certain political activities
HB 2103 - Prohibiting a person convicted of any felony from holding public office
HB 2202 - Providing for removal and election of Public Service Commissioners
HB 2228 - Providing that a county commission may establish a program for transfer of development rights without the requirement for an elect
HB 2235 - Providing an election to allow resident homeowners, sixty-five years old or older, to defer the payment of property tax increases
HB 2300 - Abolishing the one-vote straight ticket voting in all general and special elections within West Virginia
HB 2378 - Agreement among the states to elect the president by national popular vote
HB 2393 - Providing that parties advocating passage or defeat of a public question by referendum vote are subject to reporting requirements
HB 2417 - Requiring write-in candidates for public office to pay a filing fee
HB 2444 - Using voter registration figures to determine the placement of political parties on the general election ballot
HB 2481 - Relating to elections
HB 2488 - Relating to the nonpartisan elections of justices of the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals and circuit court judges
HB 2497 - Relating to the nonpartisan elections of Governor, Secretary of State, Treasurer, Auditor, Attorney General and Commissioner of Ag
HB 2533 - Requiring the identities of signatories to a certificate for a person seeking ballot access to be made public and verified
HB 2749 - Allowing a Class IV Town be allowed to create their own charter
HB 3001 - Lengthening the period for voter registration
HB 3065 - Relating to the eligibility requirements, processes, and assistance of absentee voting, and early in person voting
HB 3103 - Amending recount procedures
HB 3107 - Implementing an agreement among the states to elect the President and Vice President by national popular vote
HB 3175 - Requiring a popular vote of the residents of the county affected by a proposed initial rate or a proposed increase of any rate or
HB 3219 - Requiring a voter to present an identifying document which contains the name, address and a photograph of that person
HB 3248 - Allowing political parties to obtain ballot access by expanding the scope of the definition of political party
HB 4016 - Providing sources of revenue for the Supreme Court of Appeals Public Campaign Financing Fund
HB 4021 - Relating to emergency powers of the Secretary of State
HB 4080 - Redistricting of the House of Delegates into one hundred single member districts after the 2020 census
HB 4081 - Providing petitioners to referendums, elections or any other ballot issue be afforded the same privacy rights as voters
HB 4238 - Establishing procedures for address confidentiality program participants on the special absentee voting list
HB 4257 - Providing late voter registration opportunities to individuals covered by the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Act of 1986
HB 4279 - Permitting municipalities to stagger the terms of elected officers
HB 4295 - Amending recount procedures
HB 4302 - Requiring the voter to mark the location necessary to indicate that a write-in vote is to be cast
HB 4305 - Relating to vacancies in offices of county commissioner, clerk of the county commission, clerk of the circuit court, prosecuting a
HB 4342 - Relating to the preparation and sale of voter registration lists
HB 4385 - Requiring that advertising must identify candidates' party affiliation
HB 4387 - Relating to voting procedures
HB 4402 - Relating to election complaint procedure
HB 4403 - Changing the filing deadline for certified write-in candidates
HB 4408 - Allowing for greater utilization of the Statewide Voter Registration System (SVRS)
HB 4409 - Relating to primary elections and nominating procedures
HB 4416 - Extending the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals Public Campaign Financing Pilot Program
HB 4451 - Ensuring that county executive committees have control of designating the persons who serve as ballot commissioner
HB 4452 - Relating to the maintenance of voter registration lists and related records
HB 4464 - Ensuring that persons convicted of felony, treason and bribery in an election are not allowed to run for any elective office
HB 4480 - Clarifying eligibility requirements to register and to vote
HB 4487 - Conforming the code to federal requirements for the provision of Presidential office ballots to registered voters moving from the
HB 4506 - Relating to absentee ballot fraud
HB 4526 - Eliminating straight ticket voting

Emergency Services (11 Bills)
HB 2273 - Requiring paramedics to be on site at coal mines
HB 2310 - Establishing a program for reprogramming cellular telephones and distributing to seniors for making emergency calls
HB 2391 - Making it a misdemeanor to make more than three separate calls to 911 for nonemergency health concerns
HB 2690 - Reverting the 911 fee on wireless telephones from three dollars to seventy-five cents
HB 2982 - Limiting the liability of military personnel who respond to local emergencies and calls for assistance
HB 4028 - Authorizing the temporary suspension of certification of emergency medical service personnel without a hearing or prior notice if
HB 4032 - Providing immunity from civil liability hospital volunteers who in good faith render emergency care at a hospital
HB 4039 - Prohibiting the disruption of emergency communications by sabotage
HB 4105 - Establishing criminal penalties for the disruption of emergency communications by theft of equipment
HB 4397 - Making it a crime for preventing an individual from calling emergency service personnel
HB 4444 - Relating to commercial mobile radio service providers

Eminent Domain (2 Bills)
HB 2823 - Increasing any award of just compensation to a property owner for eminent domain takings by nongovernment entities
HB 4384 - Providing a commercial property owner the ability to have the property appraised by an MAI appraisal prior to condemnation proceed

Energy (24 Bills)
HB 2025 - West Virginia Energy Efficiency Act
HB 2401 - Renewable Portfolio Standards Sustainable Energy Act
HB 2740 - Making covenants that restrict the installation or use of solar energy systems unenforceable
HB 2741 - Exempting the construction or addition of active solar energy systems from real and personal property taxation
HB 2786 - Allowing a credit against state personal income tax for the purchase of a new wood or pellet stove
HB 2810 - Relating to interconnection and net-metering of customer-generators of renewable energy
HB 2915 - Repealing certain sections of the Alternative and Renewable Energy Portfolio Act
HB 3088 - West Virginia Energy Efficiency Act
HB 3129 - Creating and implementing a fund to encourage the development and use of renewable forms of energy
HB 4044 - Energy Efficient Building Act
HB 4066 - Relating to ground water contamination and spills associated with the stimulation of wells using the fracking process
HB 4067 - Requiring a driller or owner of a natural gas well who contaminates a groundwater aquifer to remediate the aquifer until it meets
HB 4116 - Relating to liquefied petroleum gas-consuming equipment and appliances
HB 4129 - Reallocating and dedicating three percent of oil and gas severance tax revenues to the oil and gas producing counties of origin
HB 4265 - Requiring flowback plans for all work on oil and gas wells
HB 4266 - Requiring the posting of material data safety sheets and documentation of fracking fluid components
HB 4267 - Studying the environmental and health impacts of shale gas development
HB 4316 - Prohibiting underground injection of coal slurry in new permits or modifications and renewals
HB 4347 - Requiring persons who are not members of the American Association of Professional Landmen to have two years or more of experience
HB 4363 - Relating to energy efficiency for electric and gas utilities and their customers
HB 4632 - Creating the Energy Intensive Industrial Consumers Revitalization Tax Credit Act
HB 4641 - Awarding credits for use of alternative and renewable energy resources
HB 4646 - Requiring electric utilities to implement integrated resource plans

Environmental Protection (33 Bills)
HB 2024 - Green Buildings Act
HB 2056 - West Virginia Renewable Energy Act
HB 2153 - Requiring the Department of Environmental Protection to remediate any waste tire pile in the state consisting of more than twenty-
HB 2160 - Authorizing incentives for energy conservation by electric utilities
HB 2163 - Creating a mandatory grace period for the payment of water and sewer bills
HB 2170 - Requiring all final actions by the Department of Environmental Protection regarding coal mine permits to be completed within six m
HB 2172 - Relating to the Department of Environmental Protection
HB 2183 - Qualifying children for the West Virginia Children's Health Insurance Program
HB 2401 - Renewable Portfolio Standards Sustainable Energy Act
HB 2404 - Relating to air pollution control
HB 2440 - Allowing the Division of Energy to develop an energy related public relations campaign focused on educating the Washington, D.C. a
HB 2554 - Intrastate Coal and Use Act
HB 2814 - Establishing a returnable beverage container deposit program
HB 2834 - Relating to water pollution control
HB 2940 - Requiring liners in all new surface coal-waste impoundments and requiring regulations relating to the planning, constructing and m
HB 3042 - Relating to the regulation of oil and gas wells
HB 3048 - Requiring public schools to institute mandatory recycling programs
HB 3254 - Adding oil and gas facilities, wells, pipelines and tanks to the coordinated statewide program of air pollution prevention
HB 4049 - Requiring the Department of Environmental Protection to maintain an Office of Internal Auditing
HB 4108 - Authorizing the Secretary of the Department of Environmental Protection to regulate environmental sampling by legislative rule
HB 4265 - Requiring flowback plans for all work on oil and gas wells
HB 4266 - Requiring the posting of material data safety sheets and documentation of fracking fluid components
HB 4267 - Studying the environmental and health impacts of shale gas development
HB 4319 - Modifying the Department of Environmental Protection's requirements to inventory emissions of greenhouse gases and eliminating unn
HB 4320 - Relating to the settlement of violations of the Hazardous Waste Management Act by consent agreements
HB 4383 - Allowing an affected water intake owner to waive the one-half mile zone requirement contained in water quality standards
HB 4518 - Establishing a procedure to determine compliance with the biologic component of the narrative water quality standard
HB 4571 - Imposing advanced recovery fees on consumers for the purchase of electronic devices
HB 4598 - Prohibiting the use of single-use plastic bags by stores
HB 4609 - Clarifying that the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection does not assume a mine operator's obligations or liabilit
HB 4624 - Abolishing the Solid Waste Management Board
HB 4631 - Relating to dual liner requirements
HB 4643 - Removing the prohibition against the disposal of electronic devices in solid waste landfills

Estates and Trusts (7 Bills)
HB 2212 - Permitting deed of trust or mortgage interest paid on a taxpayers' personal residences to be used for personal income tax purposes
HB 2406 - Relating to the designation of a primary guardian for a minor child
HB 2685 - Providing an exemption from estate taxes and the Consumers Sales and Service Tax for certain expenses of any infant who dies befor
HB 3266 - Uniform Power of Attorney Act
HB 4337 - Creating misdemeanor offense of depriving rightful heir to possession of Civil War medals
HB 4457 - Eliminating the real property tax on nonproducing mineral estates
HB 4612 - Relating to automatic revocation of a will upon legal separation and excluding from the definition of "surviving spouse"

Ethics (4 Bills)
HB 2297 - Requiring lobbyists to disclose compensation agreements for each registered employer
HB 2846 - Prohibiting elected or appointed officials from using public funds to purchase, distribute or disseminate certain items and public
HB 2848 - Relating to ethical guidelines for members of professional licensing boards
HB 3167 - Limiting elected or appointed officials from placing their name or likeness on trinkets paid for with public funds

Fire Fighting and Prevention (25 Bills)
HB 2006 - Providing a rebuttable presumption that a firefighter has developed a pulmonary disease or sustained a cardiovascular injury
HB 2047 - Establishing a lottery scratch-off game for the benefit of West Virginia firefighters
HB 2079 - Relating to the Fire Prevention and Control Act
HB 2085 - Providing meetings and conference rights for members of municipal fire departments
HB 2187 - Including volunteer firefighters within the Public Employees Insurance Act
HB 2286 - Providing discounted motor registration fees for members of volunteer fire departments
HB 2341 - Relating to meeting and conference rights for members of police or fire departments employed by political subdivisions
HB 2473 - Clarifying that fire chiefs working with paid and volunteer fire departments are employees that are provided immunity under the Go
HB 2684 - Permitting members of volunteer fire departments to participate in the state's public employees insurance plan
HB 2727 - Providing an exemption from gross income for certain members of volunteer fire departments
HB 2751 - Clarifying that fire chiefs and their duly appointed officers are provided immunity under the Governmental Tort Claims and Insuran
HB 2894 - Changing surcharge on fire and casualty insurance policies to one percent and dedicating the money to volunteer and part-voluntee
HB 3027 - Authorizing the sale of prohibited fireworks
HB 3056 - Eliminating the reporting requirement for public fire departments of nonfire incidents
HB 4029 - Relating to training requirements of certain members of volunteer fire departments
HB 4107 - Relating to volunteer firefighter training
HB 4114 - Providing a grace period for volunteer fire companies or departments to comply with submission of data in order to meet eligibilit
HB 4264 - Including training and education in fire rescue as part of the legislative rulemaking
HB 4396 - West Virginia Fire, EMS and Law-Enforcement Officer Survivor Benefit Act
HB 4410 - Allowing the State Fire Marshal to be appointed by the Governor
HB 4434 - Relating to carbon monoxide detectors
HB 4533 - Allowing county fire companies and departments to charge reasonable reimbursement fees
HB 4535 - Providing a rebuttable presumption that a volunteer firefighter has developed a pulmonary disease or sustained a cardiovascular in
HB 4585 - Exempting volunteer fire departments from the definition of "public authority" if they are constructing a facility to replace one
HB 4597 - Permitting volunteer firefighters to automatically qualify for Promise Scholarships

Firearms (25 Bills)
HB 2129 - Providing for mandatory sentences for any person who shoots a police officer on duty
HB 2229 - Limiting the purchase of handguns to one gun per month
HB 2335 - Allowing mental hygiene commissioners to carry concealed weapons
HB 2457 - Permitting those individuals who have been issued concealed weapons permits to keep loaded firearms in their motor vehicles on the
HB 2510 - Permitting magistrates to carry concealed handguns without a permit
HB 2541 - Relating to the criminal offense of robbery and attempted robbery
HB 2705 - West Virginia Firearms Freedom Act
HB 3085 - Including oral or written inquiry of a patient about possession, ownership or storage of firearms as a reason for invoking discipl
HB 3093 - Clarifying language relating to offenses occurring at the State Capitol
HB 3153 - Exempting of certain public safety training courses from payment of consumer sales tax
HB 3237 - Allowing an honorable military discharge to be an acceptable form of training for a West Virginia concealed handgun permit
HB 3255 - Relating to exceptions as to prohibitions against carrying concealed deadly weapons
HB 4042 - Clarifying when the enforcement of firearms possession prohibition can occur after a domestic violence protective order is issued
HB 4056 - Making it a felony to disarm or attempt to disarm correctional officers
HB 4128 - Allowing the mascot of Parkersburg South High School to carry a musket on school grounds when the mascot is acting in his or her o
HB 4307 - Clarifying that the practice and procedure for domestic violence civil proceedings are governed by court rule
HB 4308 - Exempting supreme court justices and retired justices from the prohibitions against carrying concealed weapons
HB 4321 - Amending the code relating to the ability of certain individuals to petition a court to regain the right to possess firearms, and
HB 4495 - Relating to the disposition of forfeited or abandoned firearms
HB 4502 - Relating to the transport and storage of firearms in private vehicles
HB 4503 - Relating to possessing a firearm at the State Capitol Complex
HB 4505 - Clarifying the distinction between hunters and shooters in the field
HB 4507 - Relating to licenses to carry deadly weapons
HB 4513 - Relating to the regulation of firearms and other deadly weapons
HB 4575 - Relating to requirements for a license to carry a deadly weapon

Food and Food Services (2 Bills)
HB 2111 - 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 2380 - Increasing the pay grade of cafeteria managers

Freedom of Information (3 Bills)
HB 2402 - Redefining the term "public record" as it is used in the Freedom of Information Act
HB 4476 - Relating to exemptions from the Freedom of Information Act
HB 4582 - Expanding the scope of the Freedom of Information Act

Fuel (10 Bills)
HB 2133 - Making it an unfair trade practice to refuse to refill a propane gas tank
HB 2373 - Prohibiting fractional pricing in the retail sale of gasoline
HB 2529 - Authorizing a corporation net income tax credit for reducing charges for home heating fuel and propane gas provided to low-income
HB 2658 - Reducing the wholesale tax on heating fuel, off road fuels, kerosene and propane used for home heating purposes or off road use
HB 2662 - Exempting existing churches from paying tax on propane and other forms of heating oil
HB 2772 - Exempting special fuel and propane used for home heating purposes from the motor fuel excise tax
HB 4447 - Reducing the motor fuel excise tax
HB 4508 - Requiring certification of correctness as to design, construction and performance of domestic and commercial liquefied petroleum g
HB 4619 - Relating to alternative fuel initiatives
HB 4629 - Permitting the transfer of tax credits for the purchase of alternative-fuel vehicles

Funds (36 Bills)
HB 2035 - Prohibiting state funding of abortions
HB 2100 - Including Salem International University as an eligible institution and modifying provisions regarding eligible higher education i
HB 2105 - No State-Funded Transportation for Abortion Act
HB 2140 - Requiring racetracks who are licensed to operate video lottery terminals pay a fee of one thousand dollars for each machine and th
HB 2216 - Prohibiting family planning centers that receive state funding from discussing abortion
HB 2231 - Authorizing county commissions to use impact fees to fund the building and operation of libraries and to administer and provide af
HB 2385 - Creating a board and fund to be used to maintain abandoned cemeteries
HB 2714 - Creating the West Virginia Addictions Treatment and Recovery Fund
HB 2788 - Specifying that infrastructure projects providing broadband services facilities be included in infrastructure projects eligible fo
HB 2846 - Prohibiting elected or appointed officials from using public funds to purchase, distribute or disseminate certain items and public
HB 3069 - Returning funding levels of regional educational service agencies to original levels
HB 3129 - Creating and implementing a fund to encourage the development and use of renewable forms of energy
HB 3167 - Limiting elected or appointed officials from placing their name or likeness on trinkets paid for with public funds
HB 3178 - Funding for substance abuse services through increased taxes on beer, wine and liquor
HB 3203 - Creating a fund within the council for community and economic development to assist communities with strategic and feasibility pla
HB 3270 - Allowing reports to be generated by the Legislative Auditor and authorizing audits of state funds
HB 4011 - Relating to the distribution of funds from certain racing funds
HB 4015 - Creating the Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affairs
HB 4016 - Providing sources of revenue for the Supreme Court of Appeals Public Campaign Financing Fund
HB 4024 - Allowing the Commissioner of Corrections to use excess funds from the Correctional Industries account for certain operational cost
HB 4114 - Providing a grace period for volunteer fire companies or departments to comply with submission of data in order to meet eligibilit
HB 4120 - Funding of the industrial access road fund
HB 4252 - Relating to the Rainy Day Fund, and creating a West Virginia Infrastructure Modernization and Development Special Revenue Fund
HB 4311 - Adding $20 million to the West Virginia Research Trust Fund
HB 4324 - Authorizing the Superintendent of the State Police to provide entry level training to other law-enforcement officers without charg
HB 4342 - Relating to the preparation and sale of voter registration lists
HB 4365 - Increasing the amount of excess funds which may be retained by licensing boards
HB 4379 - Relating to payments from the West Virginia Patient Injury Compensation Fund
HB 4414 - The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act
HB 4418 - Creating the Aviation Fund and the Fleet Management Office Fund
HB 4450 - Creating the Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program Fund
HB 4473 - Dedicating a portion of natural gas severance tax proceeds
HB 4534 - Providing the West Virginia Courthouse Facilities Improvement Authority with the ability to issue bonds to raise funds for paying
HB 4564 - Creating of county endowment funds
HB 4633 - Authorizing a rural resort community as limited gaming facility
HB 4634 - Removing the requirement for the Legislative Auditor to conduct certain fiscal audits of the Alcohol Beverage Control Commission a

Funeral Services (7 Bills)
HB 2125 - Requiring every internment or grave to identify the decedents' identity
HB 2132 - Relating to funeral and cremation expenses for indigent persons
HB 2385 - Creating a board and fund to be used to maintain abandoned cemeteries
HB 2826 - Clarifying procedures for protection of graves and burial sites
HB 4051 - Establishing the right to control the disposition of the remains of a deceased person
HB 4118 - Including the surviving spouse and a designated individual previously chosen by the deceased as a person who may designate the man
HB 4647 - Relating to funeral expenses for indigent persons

Gaming Activities (18 Bills)
HB 2047 - Establishing a lottery scratch-off game for the benefit of West Virginia firefighters
HB 2140 - Requiring racetracks who are licensed to operate video lottery terminals pay a fee of one thousand dollars for each machine and th
HB 2145 - Providing workers' compensation coverage for certain employees who perform duties attendant to racing activities
HB 2715 - Suspending the future issuing of new video lottery licenses
HB 3197 - Relating to licensing of out-of-state simulcasting facilities
HB 3235 - Creating a West Virginia Lottery Advisory Board
HB 3242 - Allowing simulcast pari-mutuel racing within the confines of gaming facilities located at historic resort hotels
HB 4011 - Relating to the distribution of funds from certain racing funds
HB 4069 - Relating to charitable raffles
HB 4284 - Making West Virginia law consistent with federal law on withholding of personal income tax on gambling winnings
HB 4437 - Permitting certain ski resorts to be limited gaming facilities
HB 4443 - Permitting the racing commission to regulate charity racing events
HB 4510 - Increasing the distance that a beer licensee must be located from a school or church, and government buildings, public playgrounds
HB 4529 - Adding one West Virginia accredited race per day at each thoroughbred track
HB 4531 - Providing pension benefits for hotel employees at certain racetracks
HB 4559 - Permitting the Lottery Commission to authorize and regulate limited charity fundraising events
HB 4600 - Increasing opportunities for West Virginia accredited thoroughbred race horses by adding one West Virginia accredited race per da
HB 4633 - Authorizing a rural resort community as limited gaming facility

Governmental Agencies (24 Bills)
HB 2233 - Providing that actions in which the state is a party be brought in the county which is affected or related to the controversy
HB 2278 - Authorizing the use of additional medium for use in archiving government records
HB 2439 - Requiring insurance coverage of spouses and dependents for pregnancy and contraceptive services
HB 2492 - Relating to supervision of local government offices
HB 2499 - Establishing an Equal Employment Opportunity Office within the Office of the Governor
HB 2666 - Repealing the authority to involuntary transfer employees
HB 2805 - Providing that activities, documents and records of the government be in English
HB 2815 - Providing that hearing examiners conducting state agency administrative hearings be selected from a panel of five
HB 2819 - Requiring all state boards, commissions, committees or councils to be gender balanced and to have proportionate representation of
HB 2833 - Providing for the redistricting office of the Joint Committee on Government and Finance to propose redistricting plans during cens
HB 3160 - Transferring powers of construction and maintenance activities of parkways authority
HB 3181 - Creating "The Prompt Pay Act of 2011
HB 3262 - Requiring persons engaged in natural gas horizontal well drilling activities to annually submit a report to the Department of Labo
HB 3270 - Allowing reports to be generated by the Legislative Auditor and authorizing audits of state funds
HB 4103 - Consolidating of government services and enforcement of laws pertaining to the motor carrier industry
HB 4110 - Requiring agencies to review their legislative rules
HB 4112 - Creating the Commission on Streamlining Government
HB 4289 - Creating new code sections which separate the executive departments
HB 4367 - Relating to Open Governmental Proceedings
HB 4418 - Creating the Aviation Fund and the Fleet Management Office Fund
HB 4552 - Requiring employer verification of the legal status of workers using an electronic verification program, the "E-Verify program"
HB 4562 - Creating the Tea Party Act
HB 4624 - Abolishing the Solid Waste Management Board
HB 4627 - Restricting certain aid to the Armed Forces of the United States by West Virginia agencies

Governor (6 Bills)
HB 2499 - Establishing an Equal Employment Opportunity Office within the Office of the Governor
HB 2535 - Creating an equal pay coordinator within the Governor's Office to ensure pay equity among state employees
HB 2688 - Authorizing the Governor to appoint an additional member to the Surface Mine Board that represents the interest of labor
HB 4258 - Creating a procedure by which the Governor or other elected member of the Board of Public Works can declare themselves disabled or
HB 4289 - Creating new code sections which separate the executive departments
HB 4410 - Allowing the State Fire Marshal to be appointed by the Governor

Governor -- Bills Requested By (14 Bills)
HB 4086 - Designating certain property as a qualified capital addition to a manufacturing facility
HB 4087 - Continuing the discontinuance of the severance and business privilege tax on the privilege of severing timber
HB 4088 - Repealing the West Virginia telecommunications tax
HB 4089 - Updating the meaning of federal adjusted gross income and certain other terms used in the West Virginia Personal Income Tax Act
HB 4090 - Updating the meaning of "federal taxable income" and certain other terms used in the West Virginia Corporation Net Income Tax Act
HB 4091 - Establishing the offense of operating a motor vehicle while sending or reading a text message
HB 4235 - Allowing flexibility within county school systems
HB 4236 - Relating to exclusions from the definition of professional personnel for evaluation purposes
HB 4252 - Relating to the Rainy Day Fund, and creating a West Virginia Infrastructure Modernization and Development Special Revenue Fund
HB 4299 - Authorizing a county board of education to use the services of a bus operator from another county in certain circumstances
HB 4300 - Including various additional professions under the definition of "medical services applicant" under the Volunteer for Nonprofit Yo
HB 4336 - Relating to substance abuse
HB 4351 - Relating to mine safety
HB 4364 - Relating to other post-employment benefits (OPEB)

Hazardous Materials (5 Bills)
HB 2119 - Relating to the eliminating of mercury in vaccines
HB 2151 - Requiring mine operators to provide notice of hazardous chemical substances and lead exposure to its employees
HB 2153 - Requiring the Department of Environmental Protection to remediate any waste tire pile in the state consisting of more than twenty-
HB 4320 - Relating to the settlement of violations of the Hazardous Waste Management Act by consent agreements
HB 4533 - Allowing county fire companies and departments to charge reasonable reimbursement fees

Health (And Related Subheadings) (11 Bills)
HB 2087 - Creating the Traumatic Brain Injury Services Commission
HB 2098 - 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 2119 - Relating to the eliminating of mercury in vaccines
HB 2121 - Providing state health care services for all active and inactive duty military personnel
HB 2134 - Requiring all high schools include in their health classes a course in fetal development
HB 2196 - Prohibiting the performance of any abortion when the woman seeking it is doing so solely on account of the gender of the fetus
HB 2198 - Prohibiting the use of the body of a fetus for certain purposes
HB 2214 - Relating to the "Mandated Benefits Review Act"
HB 2263 - Requiring the Office of Miners Health and Safety to employ qualified diesel inspectors
HB 2424 - Health Care Affordability Act
HB 2668 - Requiring health care providers to release unemancipated minor's medical records for drug testing to a parent or legal guardian wi

Health -- Facilities (13 Bills)
HB 2064 - Requiring a woman, prior to an abortion, to have a pregnancy test administered at the facility where the abortion is to be perform
HB 2104 - Providing a mechanism whereby unused, unexpired nonnarcotic drugs previously owned by a deceased nursing home patient or resident
HB 2142 - Providing for the adequate staffing of nursing homes and training of nursing home staff
HB 2216 - Prohibiting family planning centers that receive state funding from discussing abortion
HB 2227 - Requiring background checks on applicants for residence in nursing homes and assisted living residences
HB 2275 - Requiring abortion facilities to have certain written policies and procedures
HB 2295 - Requiring that abortions be performed in hospitals or by physicians with admitting privileges to a hospital within the local servi
HB 2301 - Ending the requirement that health facilities acquire a certificate of need to open
HB 2374 - Providing standards for hospitals' charity care programs and bad debt collection programs
HB 2381 - Prohibiting the establishment of methadone treatment programs and clinics except those operated by comprehensive community mental
HB 2828 - Prohibiting the establishment of new methadone treatment programs and clinics except for programs operated as community health cen
HB 2967 - Providing a personal income tax modification for certain retirees who are in long-term care facilities
HB 4504 - Relating to development and operation of a nursing home on the grounds of a nonprofit community health care organization

Health -- Insurance (12 Bills)
HB 2121 - Providing state health care services for all active and inactive duty military personnel
HB 2292 - Requiring the DHHR to annually review and adjust rates it pays to care providers
HB 2392 - Prohibiting gender discrimination in health care insurance plans
HB 2469 - Expanding the West Virginia Children's Health Insurance Program to children of certain state employees
HB 2671 - Providing a corporate tax credit for qualified health insurance policies
HB 2728 - Providing crime watch members coverage under the West Virginia Public Employees Insurance health coverage plan
HB 2801 - Creating the "Health Care Choice Act"
HB 2887 - Requiring health insurance coverage for eosinophilic disorders
HB 4076 - Relating generally to requiring health insurance coverage of maternity and contraceptive services in certain circumstances
HB 4099 - Requiring the coverage by Medicaid of dental services for the mother of a child who is the recipient of Medicaid services
HB 4426 - Requiring a copayment to a physical therapist and an occupational therapist be the same as a physician or osteopath
HB 4468 - Prohibiting insurance companies from discriminating against certain health care providers

Health -- Personnel (21 Bills)
HB 2037 - Requiring physicians performing abortions take steps designed to save the life of any aborted live fetus
HB 2142 - Providing for the adequate staffing of nursing homes and training of nursing home staff
HB 2258 - Eliminating the severance tax and the health care provider tax on behavior health providers
HB 2295 - Requiring that abortions be performed in hospitals or by physicians with admitting privileges to a hospital within the local servi
HB 2326 - Reporting requirements when it is suspected that a woman suffered injury or death due to induced abortion
HB 2331 - Providing that certain mental hygiene commissioners are eligible for membership in the Public Employees Retirement System
HB 2332 - Providing a loan forgiveness program for nurses
HB 2336 - Providing limited immunity from civil damages for persons who volunteer their services to public health departments
HB 2506 - Prohibiting pharmacists and other persons involved in dispensing medicines from refusing to fill prescriptions
HB 2755 - Relating to mentally ill persons
HB 2929 - Relating to radiologic technologists
HB 3005 - Ensuring Patient Safety Act
HB 3010 - Ensuring patient safety
HB 3055 - Retaining nursing educators
HB 3085 - Including oral or written inquiry of a patient about possession, ownership or storage of firearms as a reason for invoking discipl
HB 3104 - Creating the Non-resident Medical Student Tuition Regularization Program
HB 3253 - Relating to forensic-medical examination services for victims of sexual offenses
HB 4028 - Authorizing the temporary suspension of certification of emergency medical service personnel without a hearing or prior notice if
HB 4399 - Relating to several liability for health care providers
HB 4484 - Increasing the number of child protective service workers
HB 4543 - Defining the term "advanced nurse practitioner"

Health (And Related Subheadings) (53 Bills)
HB 2021 - Permitting unlicensed personnel to administer medications in certain circumstances
HB 2032 - Encouraging and assisting persons diagnosed with schizophrenic reality disorder in designating a durable medical power of attorney
HB 2090 - Relating to the care of aborted fetuses
HB 2273 - Requiring paramedics to be on site at coal mines
HB 2548 - Permitting an individual taxpayer to decrease his or her federal adjusted gross income up to $1,000 for nursing home expenses
HB 2651 - Relating to parental notification requirements for obtaining abortions by unemancipated minors
HB 2714 - Creating the West Virginia Addictions Treatment and Recovery Fund
HB 2768 - Providing a personal income tax exemption for living organ donors
HB 2817 - Prohibiting healthcare providers from discriminating against or refusing treatment of a patient
HB 3159 - Authorizing certain individuals to obtain a prescription for epinephrine, purchase epinephrine, and administer epinephrine in emer
HB 3189 - Clarifying that the Legislature is the sole authority regarding compulsory immunizations
HB 3221 - Community-Based Services Act
HB 3247 - Community-Based Services Act
HB 3261 - BPA-Free Kids Act
HB 4008 - Requiring physicians and other licensed prescribers offer the drug Naloxone to their patients who are prescribed opiates for chron
HB 4012 - Removing the Commissioner of the Bureau for Public Health from certain boards
HB 4025 - Requiring health care providers to provide the first request for a copy of a patient's medical records without charge
HB 4033 - Requiring doctors and hospitals to bill patients within one year of when the goods and services were provided
HB 4043 - Relating to the hospitalization of emancipated and unemancipated minors in mental health facilities
HB 4047 - Relating to the practice of pharmacist care
HB 4062 - Creating an in-home direct care workforce registry
HB 4077 - Relating to activities that may be performed by a dental hygienist without a prior exam by a dentist
HB 4096 - Creating the Unintentional Pharmaceutical Drug Overdose Fatality Review Team
HB 4099 - Requiring the coverage by Medicaid of dental services for the mother of a child who is the recipient of Medicaid services
HB 4111 - Relating to the authority by state boards of examinations and registration to apply for an injunction
HB 4132 - Requiring the Department of Health and Human Resources to reimburse the circuit clerk of the county where involuntary commitment h
HB 4241 - Establishing nurse health programs
HB 4267 - Studying the environmental and health impacts of shale gas development
HB 4292 - Authorizing the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals to establish a reasonable fee of compensation for mental hygiene services
HB 4301 - Relating to reimbursement for copies of medical records
HB 4317 - Relating to mentally ill persons
HB 4321 - Amending the code relating to the ability of certain individuals to petition a court to regain the right to possess firearms, and
HB 4327 - Requiring pulse oximetry testing for newborns
HB 4336 - Relating to substance abuse
HB 4379 - Relating to payments from the West Virginia Patient Injury Compensation Fund
HB 4411 - Requiring parents who object to immunizations to provide a written statement to that effect
HB 4423 - Creating the "West Virginia Winner" program to promote healthy living
HB 4424 - Relating to modified mental hygiene procedures
HB 4425 - Requiring a landlord address issues of the accumulation of moisture and the growth of mold
HB 4434 - Relating to carbon monoxide detectors
HB 4438 - Provider Sponsored Network Act
HB 4442 - Requiring automated external defibrillators in public schools
HB 4481 - Relating to the Comprehensive Behavioral Health Commission
HB 4490 - Providing that a plant based substance or biological organism determined to provide any potential medical benefit may not be desig
HB 4491 - Relating to the uniformed controlled substances act
HB 4498 - Compassionate Use Act for Medical Cannabis
HB 4516 - Allowing for greater cooperation concerning reports of abuse, neglect or exploitation of vulnerable adults among different entitie
HB 4532 - Exempting motor vehicles used by the Department of Health and Human Resources solely for transporting Medicaid patients from the j
HB 4570 - Changing the student-school nurse staffing ratio
HB 4617 - Relating to the construction of the Good Samaritan Food Donation Act
HB 4636 - Authorizing a responsible parent pilot project
HB 4638 - Requiring hospitals and other medical service providers to bill Medicaid for eligible inmate hospital and professional services
HB 4651 - Requiring Medicaid to have public notice and comment period and to have state plan amendments approved by LOCHHRA

Holidays (4 Bills)
HB 2120 - Providing overtime pay for all employees who are required to work holidays regardless if the holiday hours are in excess of a fort
HB 2191 - Allowing parents or the school to serve sweets during the holidays if the school receives parental or guardian consent
HB 2203 - Adding a special memorial day to celebrate the victory of democracy in the Cold War
HB 2564 - Designating the first Thursday in May the West Virginia Day of Prayer

Homeland Security (2 Bills)
HB 3230 - Creating the Immigration Law Enforcement Act
HB 4552 - Requiring employer verification of the legal status of workers using an electronic verification program, the "E-Verify program"

Human Services (26 Bills)
HB 2081 - 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 2098 - 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 2132 - Relating to funeral and cremation expenses for indigent persons
HB 2292 - Requiring the DHHR to annually review and adjust rates it pays to care providers
HB 2311 - Creating the criminal offense of injury to a pregnant woman that results in miscarriage or stillbirth
HB 2313 - Relating to the insertion of language which defines acts of violence and makes its false reporting a felony
HB 2369 - Developing caseload standards for the Department of Health and Human Resource program areas
HB 2384 - Requiring the DHHR to provide matching funds for trust income disbursed to support autistic minors
HB 2744 - Requiring recipients of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program be issued a photo identification card
HB 2755 - Relating to mentally ill persons
HB 2828 - Prohibiting the establishment of new methadone treatment programs and clinics except for programs operated as community health cen
HB 2965 - Implementing drug testing for legislators of the State of West Virginia and for applicants and recipients of temporary assistance
HB 3079 - Implementing random drug testing for recipients of temporary assistance for needy families cash benefits and for legislators
HB 3108 - Providing permanent total disability recipients annual cost-of-living allowances
HB 3140 - Providing for the interception of insurance settlement claims by the Bureau for Child Support Enforcement for past-due support
HB 3221 - Community-Based Services Act
HB 4424 - Relating to modified mental hygiene procedures
HB 4438 - Provider Sponsored Network Act
HB 4466 - Creating a drug testing program for applicants and recipients of temporary assistance for needy families cash benefits
HB 4484 - Increasing the number of child protective service workers
HB 4516 - Allowing for greater cooperation concerning reports of abuse, neglect or exploitation of vulnerable adults among different entitie
HB 4578 - Preventing taxpayer subsidization of health insurance covering elective abortions
HB 4581 - Making grants from state and other funds to provide civil legal services to low income persons
HB 4636 - Authorizing a responsible parent pilot project
HB 4647 - Relating to funeral expenses for indigent persons
HB 4651 - Requiring Medicaid to have public notice and comment period and to have state plan amendments approved by LOCHHRA

Infrastructure (3 Bills)
HB 2788 - Specifying that infrastructure projects providing broadband services facilities be included in infrastructure projects eligible fo
HB 4074 - Giving bicycle, pedestrian and transit ways full consideration in the planning and development and redevelopment of state roads, r
HB 4252 - Relating to the Rainy Day Fund, and creating a West Virginia Infrastructure Modernization and Development Special Revenue Fund

Inspections (4 Bills)
HB 2263 - Requiring the Office of Miners Health and Safety to employ qualified diesel inspectors
HB 4461 - Permitting a municipality to issue a citation for violation of external sanitation and common nuisance violations
HB 4477 - Providing that the inspecting of canopy tours is to be performed by special inspectors
HB 4494 - Continuing education requirement of building code inspectors

Insurance -- Health (13 Bills)
HB 2392 - Prohibiting gender discrimination in health care insurance plans
HB 2419 - Allowing private citizens the freedom to enter into private contracts for health care services or health care coverage or both
HB 2439 - Requiring insurance coverage of spouses and dependents for pregnancy and contraceptive services
HB 2447 - Adding pharmacist and pharmacy to the definition of "health care provider" as used in the Medical Professional Liability Act
HB 2469 - Expanding the West Virginia Children's Health Insurance Program to children of certain state employees
HB 2671 - Providing a corporate tax credit for qualified health insurance policies
HB 2728 - Providing crime watch members coverage under the West Virginia Public Employees Insurance health coverage plan
HB 2801 - Creating the "Health Care Choice Act"
HB 4260 - Relating to insurance coverage for autism spectrum disorders
HB 4426 - Requiring a copayment to a physical therapist and an occupational therapist be the same as a physician or osteopath
HB 4468 - Prohibiting insurance companies from discriminating against certain health care providers
HB 4527 - Prohibiting a health insurance policy or plan from reclassifying a drug on the formulary as a specialty tier drug or increasing th
HB 4578 - Preventing taxpayer subsidization of health insurance covering elective abortions

Insurance -- Motor Vehicles (5 Bills)
HB 2122 - Determining the value of a motor vehicle in a claim
HB 2205 - Requiring color coded certificates of insurance to be placed on the windshield of the insured motor vehicle
HB 2206 - Prohibiting discrimination in rates by insurance companies because of having filed claims under the uninsured and under insured c
HB 2255 - Allowing persons involved in motor vehicle accidents to receive pertinent information at no charge in order to file a timely insur
HB 3215 - Providing that taxicab companies are not required to subscribe to or pay into the Workers' Compensation Fund

Insurance -- Public Employees (15 Bills)
HB 2137 - Requiring the Public Employees Insurance Agency and its contractors, under certain circumstances, to advertise that they are seeki
HB 2177 - Freezing PEIA employee premiums for three years
HB 2186 - Authorizing insurance to married workers without children at reduced rates under the West Virginia Public Employees Insurance Act
HB 2187 - Including volunteer firefighters within the Public Employees Insurance Act
HB 2189 - Prohibiting the finance board pursuant to the West Virginia Public Employees Insurance Act from increasing the types and levels of
HB 2445 - Requiring the Legislature to approve changes in costs imposed by the Public Employees Insurance Agency Finance Board
HB 2473 - Clarifying that fire chiefs working with paid and volunteer fire departments are employees that are provided immunity under the Go
HB 2667 - Requiring the Public Employees Insurance Agency Finance Board to have a quorum of five members present at any public hearing
HB 2684 - Permitting members of volunteer fire departments to participate in the state's public employees insurance plan
HB 2728 - Providing crime watch members coverage under the West Virginia Public Employees Insurance health coverage plan
HB 4304 - Changing the composition of the Public Employee Insurance Agency Finance Board
HB 4306 - Providing that members of the Legislature whose income is limited to their legislative compensation may be covered at the same rat
HB 4332 - Relating to transfer of service credit from Public Employees Retirement System to Emergency Medical Services Retirement System
HB 4417 - Relating to the nonapplicability of chapter thirty-three of this code, regulating insurance, to the Public Employees Insurance Age
HB 4419 - Defining subrogation rights and procedures for the West Virginia Public Employees Insurance Agency

Insurance (And Related Subheadings) (21 Bills)
HB 2049 - Prohibiting the use of a person's credit history in insurance transactions
HB 2059 - Requiring insurers to notify insureds of all rate increases before they take effect
HB 2162 - Pharmacy Benefit Manager Licensing and Regulation Act
HB 2269 - Giving the Insurance Commissioner the power to regulate and penalize self-insured employers
HB 2306 - Relating to the Office of Consumer Advocacy, and allowing the Director to participate in the review and consideration of any rate
HB 2319 - Prohibiting the use of a credit score in casualty insurance rate filings
HB 2375 - Increasing the amount of mine subsidence insurance reinsured by the board of risk management
HB 2467 - Prohibiting inquiries reflected on a credit report from adversely affecting an application for insurance
HB 2812 - Requiring insurers issuing group accident and sickness insurance policies to certain employers to furnish claims loss experience
HB 2894 - Changing surcharge on fire and casualty insurance policies to one percent and dedicating the money to volunteer and part-voluntee
HB 3140 - Providing for the interception of insurance settlement claims by the Bureau for Child Support Enforcement for past-due support
HB 4254 - Increasing the filing fees for insurers
HB 4256 - Relating to captive insurance
HB 4262 - Continuing education for insurance producers
HB 4400 - Relating to unfair trading practices by insurance companies
HB 4401 - Creating an exemption from licensure as an adjuster or certain individuals who conduct data entry into an automated claims adjudic
HB 4432 - Prohibiting declination or termination of property insurance based solely upon a home owner's possession of a certain breed of dog
HB 4440 - Relating to unfair trading practices by insurance companies
HB 4486 - Relating to the disclosure of insurance coverage
HB 4524 - Requiring certain insurance companies to participate in information data matches with the Bureau of Child Support Enforcement
HB 4550 - Prohibiting declination, cancellation or nonrenewal of a property insurance policy if the insured does not file a claim relating

Interim Studies (1 Bills)
HB 4511 - Creating the Shale Research, Education, Policy and Economic Development Center at West Virginia University

Internet (5 Bills)
HB 2315 - Relating to obscene, anonymous, harassing and threatening communications by computer
HB 2788 - Specifying that infrastructure projects providing broadband services facilities be included in infrastructure projects eligible fo
HB 2829 - Budget and Spending Transparency Act
HB 3106 - Regulating the use of the internet by children
HB 3197 - Relating to licensing of out-of-state simulcasting facilities

Investments (3 Bills)
HB 3216 - Relating to investment restrictions on foreign securities
HB 4086 - Designating certain property as a qualified capital addition to a manufacturing facility
HB 4537 - Reducing the original cost requirement for a capital improvement, and the amount of required new investment

Labor (25 Bills)
HB 2050 - West Virginia Right to Work Law
HB 2092 - Changing the definition of "construction" to only include projects whose total costs are more than $200,000 in the prevailing wage
HB 2094 - Exempting certain construction projects performed on behalf of county or municipal governments from the prevailing wage laws
HB 2114 - Providing an employee the right to decline to work more than forty hours in a workweek
HB 2165 - Prohibiting project labor agreements on state-funded construction contracts
HB 2269 - Giving the Insurance Commissioner the power to regulate and penalize self-insured employers
HB 2371 - Relating to the West Virginia Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA)
HB 2390 - Providing that all employees have the right to review and copy the contents of their personnel file
HB 2423 - Establishing the West Virginia Voluntary Employee Retirement Accounts Program
HB 2664 - Verifying legal employment status of workers
HB 2688 - Authorizing the Governor to appoint an additional member to the Surface Mine Board that represents the interest of labor
HB 2734 - Establishing prevailing hourly rates to be used in connection with the construction of public improvements
HB 2736 - Exempting construction performed on behalf of educational authorities from prevailing wage requirements
HB 3015 - The Healthy and Safe Workplace Act
HB 3210 - Creating the Consumer and Employee Arbitration Fairness Act
HB 3262 - Requiring persons engaged in natural gas horizontal well drilling activities to annually submit a report to the Department of Labo
HB 4040 - Prohibiting employers and labor unions from requiring employees to become or remain members of labor unions as a condition of empl
HB 4366 - Relating to safety and welfare of employees
HB 4422 - Relating to crane operator certification
HB 4430 - Relating to employee work breaks
HB 4477 - Providing that the inspecting of canopy tours is to be performed by special inspectors
HB 4492 - Requiring certain licensees to take continuing education in green building
HB 4525 - Increasing the tax credits for apprenticeship training in construction trades
HB 4563 - Relating to the calculation of prevailing wages
HB 4623 - Relating to the time final wages are required to be paid to discharged employees

Languages (2 Bills)
HB 2409 - Making English the official language of West Virginia
HB 2805 - Providing that activities, documents and records of the government be in English

Law Enforcement (And Related Subheadings) (5 Bills)
HB 2129 - Providing for mandatory sentences for any person who shoots a police officer on duty
HB 2152 - Establishing threshold quantities of certain controlled substances to trigger prima facie evidence of intent to deliver if possess
HB 2341 - Relating to meeting and conference rights for members of police or fire departments employed by political subdivisions
HB 2357 - Issuing a special "Family of an Officer Killed in the Line of Duty" license plate
HB 2466 - Providing for the temporary detention of criminal suspects by law-enforcement officers where probable cause appears to exist

Law Enforcement -- County/Municipal (7 Bills)
HB 2084 - 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 2091 - Prohibiting a cheif deputy sheriff from engaging in certain political activities
HB 2395 - Clarifying an exception that allow sheriffs to collect property taxes in more than two installments
HB 2754 - Allowing sheriffs and their designees access to information maintained by the Board of Pharmacy
HB 4285 - Adding the county sheriff, or his or her designee, to those law-enforcement officials who are granted access to certain confidenti
HB 4413 - Requiring an investigation of an incident resulting in a death or other serious injury caused by a municipal law-enforcement offic
HB 4429 - Mandating that chiefs of police and deputy chiefs of police be reinstated to the officer's previous rank

Law Enforcement -- State Police (15 Bills)
HB 2272 - Increasing compensation of membership of the West Virginia State Police
HB 2472 - Establishing a West Virginia State Trooper's Association leave donation program
HB 2507 - Providing a housing supplement for members of the State Police
HB 2791 - Requiring the Superintendent of the State Police to implement a plan to increase the number of troopers
HB 2825 - Relating to tuition and fee waivers for members of the West Virginia State Police to attend a college or university
HB 3022 - Establishing a minimum number of troopers to provide basic law enforcement services, and providing members of the West Virginia St
HB 3168 - Requiring that State Police officers be compensated for time when they are required to be on standby and providing a stipend for h
HB 4281 - Increasing the supplemental pay of members of the West Virginia State Police
HB 4285 - Adding the county sheriff, or his or her designee, to those law-enforcement officials who are granted access to certain confidenti
HB 4324 - Authorizing the Superintendent of the State Police to provide entry level training to other law-enforcement officers without charg
HB 4478 - Maintaining a minimum of eight hundred state troopers by July 1, 2016; and increasing salary
HB 4485 - Requiring registration and updating to the sex offender registration
HB 4565 - Requiring that State Police officers be compensated for time when they are required to be on standby
HB 4614 - Increasing salaries for state police forensic lab employees
HB 4626 - Increasing state police principal supervisors to nineteen

Law Enforcement (And Related Subheadings) (19 Bills)
HB 2168 - Permitting a retired police officer to be hired as a chief of police and continue to receive retirement benefits
HB 2494 - Allowing certain vehicles for emergency response by West Virginia police reserves to use red flashing lights
HB 2713 - Relating to civil and criminal forfeiture actions related to criminal activity
HB 2858 - Requiring persons arrested for a felony to submit to a DNA sample
HB 2867 - Requiring DNA testing for individuals arrested for certain offenses
HB 3002 - Requiring the sheriff of a county to issue, upon request, a blue flashing warning light to the prosecuting attorney
HB 3148 - Relating to residency requirements for persons appointed as campus police officers
HB 3158 - Allowing the use of traffic law photo-monitoring devices
HB 3230 - Creating the Immigration Law Enforcement Act
HB 3255 - Relating to exceptions as to prohibitions against carrying concealed deadly weapons
HB 4053 - Relating to abduction, kidnapping and human trafficking
HB 4288 - Relating to the receipt and transfer of scrap metal
HB 4297 - Authorizing law enforcement to issue a charge by citation when making an arrest for driving with a suspended or revoked license
HB 4377 - Creating "Nitro's Law" to honor fallen law-enforcement canines
HB 4391 - Exempting certain unmarked law-enforcement vehicles from sun screening restrictions
HB 4396 - West Virginia Fire, EMS and Law-Enforcement Officer Survivor Benefit Act
HB 4407 - Providing for the seizure of assets and other real property used for the exploitation of children
HB 4471 - Relating to the controlled substances monitoring
HB 4495 - Relating to the disposition of forfeited or abandoned firearms

Legislature (14 Bills)
HB 2421 - Requiring a seventy-two hour waiting period before the Legislature votes on the state budget for final passage
HB 2769 - Relating to certain members of the Legislature and certain service by members of the Legislature
HB 2829 - Budget and Spending Transparency Act
HB 2833 - Providing for the redistricting office of the Joint Committee on Government and Finance to propose redistricting plans during cens
HB 2965 - Implementing drug testing for legislators of the State of West Virginia and for applicants and recipients of temporary assistance
HB 3030 - Increasing the number of municipalities that may participate in the Municipal Home Rule Pilot Program
HB 3079 - Implementing random drug testing for recipients of temporary assistance for needy families cash benefits and for legislators
HB 4080 - Redistricting of the House of Delegates into one hundred single member districts after the 2020 census
HB 4289 - Creating new code sections which separate the executive departments
HB 4306 - Providing that members of the Legislature whose income is limited to their legislative compensation may be covered at the same rat
HB 4469 - Implementing drug testing for legislators
HB 4622 - Requiring that two members of the Legislature serve as nonvoting, ex officio members on all nonlicensing boards and commissions
HB 4635 - Requiring persons giving testimony or providing information to the Legislature to attest to the truthfulness of the testimony
HB 4651 - Requiring Medicaid to have public notice and comment period and to have state plan amendments approved by LOCHHRA

Legislature--Rule Making (101 Bills)
HB 4134 - Accountancy, board rules
HB 4135 - Agriculture, inspection of meat and poultry
HB 4136 - Alcohol Beverage Control Commission, licensing of retail outlets
HB 4137 - Auditor, transaction fee and rate structure
HB 4138 - Banking, WV Division of, residential mortgage lenders, brokers and loan originators rules
HB 4139 - Authorizing miscellaneous agencies and boards to promulgate legislative rules
HB 4140 - Barbers and Cosmetologists, shampoo assistants
HB 4141 - Consolidated Public Retirement Board, refund, reinstatement, loan and employer error interest factors
HB 4142 - Authorizing the Department of Administration to promulgate legislative rules
HB 4143 - Deaf and Hard of Hearing Commission, fees for interpreters
HB 4144 - DEP, air quality, permits for construction of major stationary sources
HB 4145 - DEP, air quality, standards of performance for new stationary sources
HB 4146 - DEP, air quality, control of air pollution from combustion of solid waste
HB 4147 - DEP, air quality, permits for construction and modification of sources which cause nonattainment areas
HB 4148 - DEP, air quality, control of air pollution from hazardous waste treatment
HB 4149 - DEP, air quality, requirements for operating permits
HB 4150 - DEP, air quality, emission standards for hazardous air pollutants
HB 4151 - DEP, air quality, determining conformity of general federal actions to applicable implementation plans
HB 4152 - DEP, air quality, greenhouse gas emissions inventory program
HB 4153 - DEP, air quality, ambient air quality standards
HB 4154 - DEP, secretary's office, voluntary remediation and redevelopment rule
HB 4155 - DEP, water and waste management, solid waste management rule
HB 4156 - DEP, water and waste management, hazardous waste management system
HB 4157 - Forestry division, sediment control timber harvesting operations, licensing
HB 4158 - Forestry division, sediment control timber harvesting operations, logger certification
HB 4159 - Funeral service examiners board, crematory requirements
HB 4160 - Health insurance plan, board of directors, premium subsidy
HB 4161 - Bureau for public health, public water systems design standards
HB 4162 - Highways, transportation of hazardous wastes
HB 4163 - Human rights commission, rules regarding housing discrimination
HB 4164 - Insurance commission, licensing and conduct of insurance producers and agencies
HB 4165 - Insurance commission, surplus lines insurance
HB 4166 - Insurance commission, mini COBRA
HB 4167 - Insurance commission, workers' compensation insurance for state agencies
HB 4168 - Massage therapy licensure board, general provisions
HB 4169 - Massage therapy licensure board, schedule of fees
HB 4170 - Board of medicine, formation and approval of professional limited liability companies
HB 4171 - Natural resources, hunting, trapping and fishing provisions
HB 4172 - Occupational therapy board, fees for services rendered
HB 4173 - Osteopathy board, licensing procedures
HB 4174 - Pharmacy board, rules regarding immunizations
HB 4175 - Pharmacy, rules of the board for the uniform controlled substances act
HB 4176 - Pharmacy board, rules for continuing education
HB 4177 - Pharmacy board, licensure of wholesale drug distributors
HB 4178 - Racing commission, simulcast pari-mutual wagering at authorized gaming facility in historic resort hotel
HB 4179 - Department of health and human resources, insurance commissioner and chair, health care authority, all-payer claims database secur
HB 4180 - Department of administration, certification for small, women and minority-owned businesses
HB 4181 - Agriculture, labeling of honey products
HB 4182 - Agriculture, nutrient management certification
HB 4183 - Alcohol beverage control commission, licensed retailer operations
HB 4184 - Athletic commission, administrative rules regulating mixed martial arts
HB 4185 - Barbers and cosmetologists, rules for licensing schools
HB 4186 - Consolidated public retirement board, public employee retirement system
HB 4187 - Corrections, fees for electronic monitoring of offenders
HB 4188 - Courthouse facilities improvement authority, facilities improvement fund
HB 4189 - Deaf and hard of hearing commission, required qualifications and standards for interpreters
HB 4190 - Dental examiners board, fees
HB 4191 - Development office, brownfield economic development districts
HB 4192 - Development office, use of coalbed methane severance tax proceeds
HB 4193 - Foresters, certification
HB 4194 - Foresters, schedule of fees
HB 4195 - Foresters, code of ethics
HB 4196 - Governor's committee on crime, delinquency and correction, law enforcement training standards
HB 4197 - Governor's committee on crime, delinquency and correction, motor vehicle search standards
HB 4198 - Health and human resources, safety and treatment program
HB 4199 - Health and human resources, credentialing verification organization
HB 4200 - Bureau for public health, public water system
HB 4201 - Bureau for public health, vital statistics
HB 4202 - Bureau for public health, public water systems operators
HB 4203 - Bureau for public health, manufactured home communities
HB 4204 - Bureau for public health, wastewater systems and operations
HB 4205 - Bureau for public health, aids, related medical testing and confidentiality
HB 4206 - Authorizing the Department of Transportation to promulgate legislative rules
HB 4207 - Human services, family child care facility licensing requirements
HB 4208 - Human services, family child care home registration requirements
HB 4209 - Human services, child care quality rating and improvement system
HB 4210 - Insurance commission, insurance holding company systems
HB 4211 - Insurance commission, continuing education
HB 4212 - Labor division, zipline and canopy tour responsibility act
HB 4213 - Labor division, amusement rides safety
HB 4214 - Labor division, supervision of elevator mechanics
HB 4215 - Miners' health, safety and training office, rules governing the application process for mine safety technology tax credit act
HB 4216 - Division of motor vehicles, compulsory motor vehicle liability insurance
HB 4217 - Natural resources, special boating
HB 4218 - Natural resources, special motorboating
HB 4219 - Natural resources, defining the terms used in all hunting and trapping
HB 4220 - Authorizing the department of commerce to promulgate legislative rules
HB 4221 - Natural resources, general trapping
HB 4222 - Natural Resources, special fishing rule
HB 4223 - Nursing home administrators licensing board, nursing home administrators
HB 4224 - Division of personnel, administrative rule
HB 4225 - Division of personnel, workers' compensation temporary total disability
HB 4226 - Secretary of state, vote-by-mail pilot project
HB 4227 - Secretary of state, rules for general management and preservation of state records
HB 4228 - Secretary, department of health and human resources, insurance commissioner and chair, health care authority, all-payer claims dat
HB 4229 - State police, career progression system
HB 4230 - State police, modified vehicle inspection manual
HB 4231 - Surveyors board, examination and licensing
HB 4232 - Tax department, electronic funds transfer
HB 4233 - Tax department, commercial patent incentives tax credit
HB 4234 - Tax department, exchange of information agreement

Levies (3 Bills)
HB 2112 - Reforming the school aid formula by reducing the regular levy deducted from county boards of education
HB 4467 - Reforming the school aide formula
HB 4567 - Permitting the Harrison county commission to levy a special district tax

Liability (15 Bills)
HB 2179 - Creating the "Genetically Engineered Organism Liability Act"
HB 2252 - Directing department of health promulgate rules establishing alternative standards for non-commercial prepared food donated as par
HB 2287 - Abolishing joint liability and establishing the principle of comparative fault
HB 2361 - Limiting liability for repair costs to automobile owners when they hit a deer on a public highway
HB 2508 - Providing for a credit against the West Virginia personal income tax liability in the amount of payments made on student loans
HB 2793 - Defining "spelunking" as a recreational purpose and activity for which a landowner's liability for injury is limited
HB 3127 - Increasing the fees charged by the clerk of the circuit court for medical professional liability actions
HB 3258 - Providing forensic evaluators with civil immunity for acts committed by the subject of the evaluation
HB 4374 - Limiting a landowner from civil liability for injuries that may occur on the landowner's property caused while hunting
HB 4375 - Relating to the liability of a possessor of real property for harm to a trespasser
HB 4380 - Relating to the motor vehicle insurance policy
HB 4399 - Relating to several liability for health care providers
HB 4453 - Limiting the liability of landowners who make land available for military, law enforcement or homeland defense training
HB 4486 - Relating to the disclosure of insurance coverage
HB 4508 - Requiring certification of correctness as to design, construction and performance of domestic and commercial liquefied petroleum g

Libraries (8 Bills)
HB 2231 - Authorizing county commissions to use impact fees to fund the building and operation of libraries and to administer and provide af
HB 2247 - Creating the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Public Library, creating a library board with the power to operate said library, and prov
HB 2356 - Requiring county boards of education to employ a certified library media specialist in each county school
HB 2491 - Permitting counties, county boards of education and municipalities to impose an additional levy
HB 2820 - Permitting municipalities and counties to use proceeds from the hotel occupancy tax to fund public libraries
HB 2914 - Funding of public libraries
HB 3250 - Authorizing the School Building Authority to award grants or moneys to county and local library boards in connection with public l
HB 4291 - Relating to county law libraries established by the Supreme Court of Appeals

Licenses (40 Bills)
HB 2110 - Relating to the issuance of driver's licenses and disposition
HB 2162 - Pharmacy Benefit Manager Licensing and Regulation Act
HB 2169 - Requiring that bartenders be licensed by the Alcohol Beverage Control Commissioner
HB 2225 - 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 2330 - Relating to the licensing of private investigators and security guards
HB 2536 - Creating a hunting license permitting crossbow hunting
HB 2549 - Establishing a system of issuing all licenses, certificates or permits, required for business entities in the state, from a single
HB 2715 - Suspending the future issuing of new video lottery licenses
HB 2781 - Exempting veterans of the Armed Forces or any reserve component from having to obtain a license to hunt, trap or fish
HB 3005 - Ensuring Patient Safety Act
HB 3010 - Ensuring patient safety
HB 3072 - Creating a hunting permit to safely accommodate visually impaired hunters
HB 3200 - Changing the requirements for acquiring a renewal of a barber's license
HB 4002 - Relating to annual seminar requirements for professional licensing boards
HB 4006 - Relating to elevator workers' licensure exemptions
HB 4026 - Relating to professional licensing boards
HB 4028 - Authorizing the temporary suspension of certification of emergency medical service personnel without a hearing or prior notice if
HB 4037 - Relating to the professional and occupational licensure and registration of former and current members of the Armed Forces of the
HB 4045 - Relating to the practice of dietetics
HB 4097 - Creating a license to practice hair styling
HB 4104 - Authorizing professional licensing boards to exempt certain licensees from continuing education requirements
HB 4115 - Providing that a Class B resident fishing license and a Class F nonresident fishing license are effective one year from the date o
HB 4256 - Relating to captive insurance
HB 4271 - Reporting requirements for residential mortgage lenders and broker licensees
HB 4273 - Eliminating the exemption from licensing as a mortgage lender that may be available to subsidiaries of banks
HB 4274 - Expanding the authority of the Commissioner of Banking over regulated consumer lender licensees, and providing a penalty for viola
HB 4401 - Creating an exemption from licensure as an adjuster or certain individuals who conduct data entry into an automated claims adjudic
HB 4492 - Requiring certain licensees to take continuing education in green building
HB 4501 - Creating an apprentice hunting and trapping license
HB 4505 - Clarifying the distinction between hunters and shooters in the field
HB 4507 - Relating to licenses to carry deadly weapons
HB 4512 - Relating to private investigative and security services
HB 4538 - Requiring a sex offender to be identified as such on his or her driver's license
HB 4539 - Exempting resident seniors aged sixty-five years and older from purchasing hunting, fishing and trapping stamps or permits
HB 4556 - Relating to married name changes and address changes when applying for or receiving a driver's license
HB 4558 - Relating to suspension of a driver's license
HB 4574 - Allowing the licensure of certain veterinarians by endorsement
HB 4575 - Relating to requirements for a license to carry a deadly weapon
HB 4602 - Authorizing trusts to be applicants for a nonintoxicating beer distributor license and adding limited liability companies to the d
HB 4621 - Exempting nonresident property owners and their families from hunting, trapping and fishing license requirements when on their own

Liens (6 Bills)
HB 2293 - 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 2851 - Permitting surface owners to purchase the mineral interests that lay below the property when the mineral interest becomes subject
HB 3187 - Clarifying the notice and service requirements for a notice to redeem to be provided to the delinquent taxpayer at the mailing ad
HB 4393 - Permitting surface owners to purchase the mineral interests that lay below the property when the mineral interest becomes subject
HB 4465 - Requiring that counties protect liens filed by homeowners' associations in the event of a foreclosure
HB 4628 - Relating to erroneous sale of tax lien

Local Bills (2 Bills)
HB 2247 - Creating the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Public Library, creating a library board with the power to operate said library, and prov
HB 4630 - Modifying the membership of the Braxton County Recreational Development Authority

Malpractice (1 Bills)
HB 4379 - Relating to payments from the West Virginia Patient Injury Compensation Fund

Military Affairs (39 Bills)
HB 2121 - Providing state health care services for all active and inactive duty military personnel
HB 2146 - Relating to the definition of "eligible veteran" for certain state training and employment preference benefits
HB 2245 - Specifying that federal civil service system retirement income derived from military retirement system pensions that have been con
HB 2274 - Income tax exemption for veterans who locate in West Virginia following separation from service
HB 2312 - Making a supplementary appropriation to the Division of Veterans' Affairs
HB 2342 - Providing that municipal employees may receive up to two years of retirement service credit for military service
HB 2411 - Excluding disability income received from a veteran for service related injuries from any calculation used to determine spousal su
HB 2436 - Adding Granada, El Salvador, Somalia, Afghanistan, Iraq and the Panama Canal as military service credit for persons who are eligi
HB 2468 - Providing benefits for those who have served in the military service
HB 2471 - Exempting certain recipients of military medals of valor from special registration plate fees
HB 2534 - Establishing a program to promote veteran friendly communities
HB 2543 - Relating to unemployment benefits for certain spouses of military personnel
HB 2544 - Relating to disposition of the remains of a deceased military service member who dies while serving
HB 2653 - Exempting disabled veterans from campground rental fees during certain times
HB 2674 - Allowing a disabled veteran one additional license plate
HB 2781 - Exempting veterans of the Armed Forces or any reserve component from having to obtain a license to hunt, trap or fish
HB 2830 - Allowing members of the West Virginia National Guard or its reserves to obtain free hunting and fishing licenses
HB 2982 - Limiting the liability of military personnel who respond to local emergencies and calls for assistance
HB 3097 - Removing the armed conflict requirement before state employees may receive credit for time served in the Armed Forces
HB 3237 - Allowing an honorable military discharge to be an acceptable form of training for a West Virginia concealed handgun permit
HB 3267 - Providing an additional decreasing modification reducing federal adjusted gross income for income earned by certain military perso
HB 4007 - Relating to unemployment benefits for certain spouses of military personnel
HB 4037 - Relating to the professional and occupational licensure and registration of former and current members of the Armed Forces of the
HB 4038 - Relating to death certificates of military veterans
HB 4059 - Relating to educational benefits for dependents of deceased or disabled veterans
HB 4082 - Permitting a military veteran to be identified as a veteran on a driver's license or identification card
HB 4127 - Declaring August 7 as a special memorial day to be known as Purple Heart Recognition Day
HB 4133 - Extending the expiration of driver's licenses for active military members' spouses
HB 4257 - Providing late voter registration opportunities to individuals covered by the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Act of 1986
HB 4330 - Providing that drivers licenses may contain information designating the licensee as a person who is an honorably discharged vetera
HB 4337 - Creating misdemeanor offense of depriving rightful heir to possession of Civil War medals
HB 4346 - Exempting disabled veterans who have suffered a hundred percent total and permanent service-connected disability from state incom
HB 4433 - Modifying the criteria for awarding high school diplomas to certain veterans
HB 4453 - Limiting the liability of landowners who make land available for military, law enforcement or homeland defense training
HB 4493 - Establishing special memorial days for certain military veterans
HB 4551 - Authorizing the Adjutant General to establish an entity to operate morale, welfare and recreation facilities
HB 4589 - Establishing the West Virginia Board of Veteran Education and Support
HB 4601 - Authorizing the West Virginia National Guard to participate in a federal asset forfeiture or sharing program
HB 4627 - Restricting certain aid to the Armed Forces of the United States by West Virginia agencies

Mines and Minerals (35 Bills)
HB 2030 - Relating to a severance tax imposed on surface mining activities
HB 2069 - Relating to the creation and implementation of drug-free workplaces in coal mines
HB 2151 - Requiring mine operators to provide notice of hazardous chemical substances and lead exposure to its employees
HB 2170 - Requiring all final actions by the Department of Environmental Protection regarding coal mine permits to be completed within six m
HB 2201 - Relating to drug and alcohol free mines
HB 2232 - Removing the exemption from planning and zoning restrictions for mining and manufacturing activities and uses
HB 2263 - Requiring the Office of Miners Health and Safety to employ qualified diesel inspectors
HB 2267 - Requiring the superintendent or owner of a mine to sign the fire boss record book daily
HB 2273 - Requiring paramedics to be on site at coal mines
HB 2318 - Requiring that permanent and temporary battery charging stations in mines be ventilated directly to the return on a separate split
HB 2375 - Increasing the amount of mine subsidence insurance reinsured by the board of risk management
HB 2440 - Allowing the Division of Energy to develop an energy related public relations campaign focused on educating the Washington, D.C. a
HB 2514 - Requiring reclaimed strip mines to be populated by plants that are beneficial to the local bee population
HB 2554 - Intrastate Coal and Use Act
HB 2688 - Authorizing the Governor to appoint an additional member to the Surface Mine Board that represents the interest of labor
HB 2807 - Relating to determining the appropriate penalty to impose against operators who fail to provide immediate notice upon the occurren
HB 2851 - Permitting surface owners to purchase the mineral interests that lay below the property when the mineral interest becomes subject
HB 2940 - Requiring liners in all new surface coal-waste impoundments and requiring regulations relating to the planning, constructing and m
HB 3131 - Imposing a ten-year moratorium on severance taxes on the extracting and recovering material from refuse, slurry, gob piles or othe
HB 3262 - Requiring persons engaged in natural gas horizontal well drilling activities to annually submit a report to the Department of Labo
HB 4085 - Relating to miners health and safety
HB 4316 - Prohibiting underground injection of coal slurry in new permits or modifications and renewals
HB 4348 - Relating to revocation of current and future horizontal well permits
HB 4351 - Relating to mine safety
HB 4353 - Permitting mineral owners and producers to negotiate a new lease under certain conditions
HB 4358 - Permitting surface owners to receive a two percent royalty for minerals extracted
HB 4359 - Disclosing to surface owners the impact the mineral extraction will have on the surface owner
HB 4393 - Permitting surface owners to purchase the mineral interests that lay below the property when the mineral interest becomes subject
HB 4457 - Eliminating the real property tax on nonproducing mineral estates
HB 4517 - Eliminating the ad valorem tax for barren coal properties
HB 4519 - Continuing the special reclamation tax
HB 4584 - Requiring the Mine Foreman Examiner review the employment history and certify that the applicant for the position of underground a
HB 4609 - Clarifying that the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection does not assume a mine operator's obligations or liabilit
HB 4631 - Relating to dual liner requirements
HB 4642 - Relating to the Board of Coal Mine Health and Safety

Motor Vehicles (And Related Subheadings) (6 Bills)
HB 2038 - Permitting motor vehicle dealers to sell certain motor vehicles on an "as is" basis without a warranty
HB 2226 - Requiring the DMV to notify the state police when a registered sex offender purchases, trades or registers a motor vehicle
HB 2238 - Relating to towing companies notifying the DMV of abandoned vehicles
HB 2255 - Allowing persons involved in motor vehicle accidents to receive pertinent information at no charge in order to file a timely insur
HB 2354 - Giving local authorities the authority to decrease the speed limit on streets and highways where school buses travel in its jurisd
HB 2676 - Exempting county school boards of education school buses from paying tolls for transit over the West Virginia Turnpike or any park

Motor Vehicles -- Driving Under Influence (4 Bills)
HB 2670 - Increasing the penalty for driving under the influence causing death
HB 2803 - Making it a felony to drive a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol, controlled substance or other drug that causes serious
HB 4497 - Updating statutory provisions relating to procedures of the Office of Administrative Hearings
HB 4500 - Increasing certain penalties for driving under the influence ("Andrea's Law")

Motor Vehicles -- Insurance (5 Bills)
HB 2205 - Requiring color coded certificates of insurance to be placed on the windshield of the insured motor vehicle
HB 2206 - Prohibiting discrimination in rates by insurance companies because of having filed claims under the uninsured and under insured c
HB 2361 - Limiting liability for repair costs to automobile owners when they hit a deer on a public highway
HB 4380 - Relating to the motor vehicle insurance policy
HB 4560 - Relating to use of particular companies or locations providing automobile glass replacement or repair services

Motor Vehicles -- Licenses, Registration & Inspection (31 Bills)
HB 2110 - Relating to the issuance of driver's licenses and disposition
HB 2117 - Exempting nonprofit organizations from paying an annual motor vehicle registration fee
HB 2150 - Relating to registration and operation of mini trucks
HB 2200 - Exempting motorcycles from the requirement of annual registration
HB 2286 - Providing discounted motor registration fees for members of volunteer fire departments
HB 2327 - Authorizing the Commissioner of the Division of Motor Vehicles to issue a limited number of license plates to County Prosecutors f
HB 2357 - Issuing a special "Family of an Officer Killed in the Line of Duty" license plate
HB 2462 - Providing for the issuance of a special license plate for residents of the fifty-five counties
HB 2471 - Exempting certain recipients of military medals of valor from special registration plate fees
HB 2674 - Allowing a disabled veteran one additional license plate
HB 2780 - Providing for the issuance of a special "In God We Trust" license plate
HB 2831 - Issuing special registration plates allowing parking privileges for persons with mobility impairments
HB 2941 - Authorizing the Division of Motor Vehicles to issue a special license plate for applicants who are hearing impaired
HB 4082 - Permitting a military veteran to be identified as a veteran on a driver's license or identification card
HB 4133 - Extending the expiration of driver's licenses for active military members' spouses
HB 4286 - Relating to registration plates to state, county, municipal and other governmental vehicles
HB 4287 - Expanding the definition of Class A vehicles and designating class farm trucks as Class X
HB 4297 - Authorizing law enforcement to issue a charge by citation when making an arrest for driving with a suspended or revoked license
HB 4330 - Providing that drivers licenses may contain information designating the licensee as a person who is an honorably discharged vetera
HB 4404 - Requiring holders of graduated driver's licenses to pass drug tests
HB 4441 - Removing driver and commercial driver licenses from the identified licenses which may be revoked when in arrearage on child suppor
HB 4449 - Relating to the suspension or revocation of driver's licenses
HB 4456 - Requiring a photograph on the removable handicap windshield placard
HB 4460 - Relating to license to operate a motor vehicle with bioptic telescope device
HB 4497 - Updating statutory provisions relating to procedures of the Office of Administrative Hearings
HB 4538 - Requiring a sex offender to be identified as such on his or her driver's license
HB 4556 - Relating to married name changes and address changes when applying for or receiving a driver's license
HB 4558 - Relating to suspension of a driver's license
HB 4580 - Adding all terrain vehicles to the definition of motor vehicle for purposes of the protections extended to purchasers of new vehic
HB 4590 - Providing that renewal of a Class G license to operate a motor vehicle with bioptic telescope device vision report requirement may

Motor Vehicles -- Regulations (27 Bills)
HB 2062 - Making the offense of failure to wear safety belts a primary offense
HB 2150 - Relating to registration and operation of mini trucks
HB 2205 - Requiring color coded certificates of insurance to be placed on the windshield of the insured motor vehicle
HB 2225 - 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 2226 - Requiring the DMV to notify the state police when a registered sex offender purchases, trades or registers a motor vehicle
HB 2242 - Permitting running lamps on motorcycles, motor-driven cycles and mopeds
HB 2328 - Providing for a Public Service Commission investigation for traffic accidents involving a motor carrier regulated by the Public Se
HB 2379 - Explaining all warranties for the sale of used cars including the requirements for "as is" sales
HB 2428 - Requiring a preliminary breath analysis for the purpose of determining the blood alcohol content of a surviving driver
HB 2490 - Prohibiting the use of a mobile communication device to engage in text messaging or additional technologies while operating a moto
HB 2494 - Allowing certain vehicles for emergency response by West Virginia police reserves to use red flashing lights
HB 2730 - Relating to rules governing the operation of motor boats on lakes
HB 2798 - Preventing vehicles from driving more than seventy-five feet in a center lane designated for left turns
HB 3215 - Providing that taxicab companies are not required to subscribe to or pay into the Workers' Compensation Fund
HB 4005 - Prohibiting texting while driving
HB 4075 - Establishing the reckless driving offense of unlawful use of a wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle
HB 4091 - Establishing the offense of operating a motor vehicle while sending or reading a text message
HB 4245 - Permitting certain auxiliary lighting on motorcycles
HB 4391 - Exempting certain unmarked law-enforcement vehicles from sun screening restrictions
HB 4448 - Allowing the use of low-speed vehicles on roads in municipalities with speed limits over twenty-five miles per hour and less than
HB 4449 - Relating to the suspension or revocation of driver's licenses
HB 4456 - Requiring a photograph on the removable handicap windshield placard
HB 4460 - Relating to license to operate a motor vehicle with bioptic telescope device
HB 4580 - Adding all terrain vehicles to the definition of motor vehicle for purposes of the protections extended to purchasers of new vehic
HB 4590 - Providing that renewal of a Class G license to operate a motor vehicle with bioptic telescope device vision report requirement may
HB 4610 - Revising the definition of "all-terrain vehicle"
HB 4611 - Relating to motor vehicle administration

Motor Vehicles -- Taxation (6 Bills)
HB 2046 - Exempting from the sales and use tax special equipment installed in a motor vehicle for the use of a person with physical disabili
HB 2236 - Exempting antique cars from taxation and fees
HB 2777 - Exempting recreational vehicles owned by a resident of this state who is seventy years of age or older from ad valorem taxes
HB 4294 - Repealing the municipality motor vehicle operator's tax
HB 4528 - Taxing of utility terrain vehicles
HB 4629 - Permitting the transfer of tax credits for the purchase of alternative-fuel vehicles

Motor Vehicles (And Related Subheadings) (10 Bills)
HB 2456 - Prohibiting the modification of mufflers resulting in excessive noise levels
HB 2477 - Relating to roads and highways
HB 3002 - Requiring the sheriff of a county to issue, upon request, a blue flashing warning light to the prosecuting attorney
HB 3158 - Allowing the use of traffic law photo-monitoring devices
HB 4103 - Consolidating of government services and enforcement of laws pertaining to the motor carrier industry
HB 4338 - Raising the maximum value amount of an abandoned motor vehicle
HB 4371 - Permitting dealers to sell classic and antique motor vehicles in "as is" condition
HB 4502 - Relating to the transport and storage of firearms in private vehicles
HB 4580 - Adding all terrain vehicles to the definition of motor vehicle for purposes of the protections extended to purchasers of new vehic
HB 4611 - Relating to motor vehicle administration

Municipalities (27 Bills)
HB 2016 - Providing general rules for all county and municipal referendum votes
HB 2085 - Providing meetings and conference rights for members of municipal fire departments
HB 2094 - Exempting certain construction projects performed on behalf of county or municipal governments from the prevailing wage laws
HB 2095 - Requiring that any new or increased municipal taxes or fees must have a defined purpose
HB 2168 - Permitting a retired police officer to be hired as a chief of police and continue to receive retirement benefits
HB 2208 - Providing for actual costs to be paid for municipal audits and reducing the cap on audits for Class IV municipalities
HB 2305 - Providing misdemeanor criminal penalty for failing to comply with law regarding sale, lease or disposition of municipal property
HB 2341 - Relating to meeting and conference rights for members of police or fire departments employed by political subdivisions
HB 2342 - Providing that municipal employees may receive up to two years of retirement service credit for military service
HB 2482 - Changing the way that the costs of incarcerating inmates in regional jails is collected
HB 2665 - Relating to annexation generally
HB 2749 - Allowing a Class IV Town be allowed to create their own charter
HB 2839 - Reducing the number of jurors in criminal trials in municipal courts
HB 3030 - Increasing the number of municipalities that may participate in the Municipal Home Rule Pilot Program
HB 4113 - Relating to the Municipal Home Rule Pilot Program
HB 4279 - Permitting municipalities to stagger the terms of elected officers
HB 4312 - Removing the requirement that a municipality must pass an ordinance to adopt a contract with another jurisdiction
HB 4315 - Permitting a new class IV town or village to select a form of government
HB 4352 - Enacting zoning ordinances that regulate drilling and hydraulic fracturing activity
HB 4429 - Mandating that chiefs of police and deputy chiefs of police be reinstated to the officer's previous rank
HB 4431 - Terminating the Municipal Home Rule Pilot Program on the date of passage
HB 4439 - Permitting a Class I city to use the design-build process
HB 4448 - Allowing the use of low-speed vehicles on roads in municipalities with speed limits over twenty-five miles per hour and less than
HB 4461 - Permitting a municipality to issue a citation for violation of external sanitation and common nuisance violations
HB 4462 - Allowing a municipality to sell its property for fair market value, without a public auction, if used for a public purpose
HB 4463 - Conveying property to a nonprofit
HB 4489 - Strengthening authority of the West Virginia Municipal Pensions Oversight Board

Natural Resources (26 Bills)
HB 2149 - Increasing compensation for conservation officers
HB 2219 - Verifiable Science Act
HB 2420 - Providing that the amount of required acreage for bird hunting preserves may be one hundred acres for privately owned commercial s
HB 2470 - Increasing penalties for the illegal killing, taking, or possessing of certain wildlife
HB 2527 - Captive Cervid Farming Act
HB 2536 - Creating a hunting license permitting crossbow hunting
HB 2781 - Exempting veterans of the Armed Forces or any reserve component from having to obtain a license to hunt, trap or fish
HB 2830 - Allowing members of the West Virginia National Guard or its reserves to obtain free hunting and fishing licenses
HB 2945 - Reporting beaver and river otter taken and tagged
HB 2948 - Relating to electronic registration of wildlife
HB 3042 - Relating to the regulation of oil and gas wells
HB 3045 - Forest Fairness Act
HB 3072 - Creating a hunting permit to safely accommodate visually impaired hunters
HB 3083 - Including on the state personal income tax return a checkoff option to donate some or all of any tax refund to the Jackson's Mill
HB 3254 - Adding oil and gas facilities, wells, pipelines and tanks to the coordinated statewide program of air pollution prevention
HB 3262 - Requiring persons engaged in natural gas horizontal well drilling activities to annually submit a report to the Department of Labo
HB 4087 - Continuing the discontinuance of the severance and business privilege tax on the privilege of severing timber
HB 4094 - Eliminating the timber severance tax for an additional three years
HB 4095 - Permitting the Division of Forestry to enter into stewardship contracts and agreements with the US Forest Service
HB 4322 - Adding coyote and fox to the list of species in which any color artificial light is permitted for hunting at night
HB 4328 - Removing bobcats from the list of species requiring a field tag
HB 4329 - Relating to hunting or taking of unprotected species of wild animals
HB 4355 - Requiring operators of natural gas wells and surface owners to enter into surface use agreements
HB 4472 - Transferring the supervisory and jurisdictional responsibilities of the area of Coopers Rock State Forest
HB 4501 - Creating an apprentice hunting and trapping license
HB 4505 - Clarifying the distinction between hunters and shooters in the field

Oil and Gas (22 Bills)
HB 4066 - Relating to ground water contamination and spills associated with the stimulation of wells using the fracking process
HB 4067 - Requiring a driller or owner of a natural gas well who contaminates a groundwater aquifer to remediate the aquifer until it meets
HB 4129 - Reallocating and dedicating three percent of oil and gas severance tax revenues to the oil and gas producing counties of origin
HB 4265 - Requiring flowback plans for all work on oil and gas wells
HB 4266 - Requiring the posting of material data safety sheets and documentation of fracking fluid components
HB 4267 - Studying the environmental and health impacts of shale gas development
HB 4347 - Requiring persons who are not members of the American Association of Professional Landmen to have two years or more of experience
HB 4348 - Relating to revocation of current and future horizontal well permits
HB 4349 - Requiring operators to post a bond for each well and to condition the release of the bond
HB 4350 - Providing landowners of property adjacent to proposed well sites copies of the application, the erosion and sediment control plan
HB 4352 - Enacting zoning ordinances that regulate drilling and hydraulic fracturing activity
HB 4355 - Requiring operators of natural gas wells and surface owners to enter into surface use agreements
HB 4360 - Establishing a cradle to grave monitoring system for withdrawals of water used in the development of natural wells
HB 4361 - Creating a publicly accessible database of information relevant to all horizontally drilled wells
HB 4362 - Requiring the center of all new gas wells to be more than one thousand feet from water wells or six hundred twenty-five feet from
HB 4386 - Requiring an emergency, temporary and permanent water supply when gas and oil operations have resulted in contamination, diminutio
HB 4394 - Studying injection induced seismic activity associated with to horizontal well drilling and waste injection
HB 4446 - Relating to severance taxes collected for privilege of producing oil or natural gas
HB 4473 - Dedicating a portion of natural gas severance tax proceeds
HB 4499 - Relating to severance taxes collected for privilege of producing oil or natural gas
HB 4564 - Creating of county endowment funds
HB 4637 - Prohibiting the drilling of horizontal oil and gas wells beneath abandoned wells

Organ Donors (1 Bills)
HB 2086 - Providing for a modification to federal adjusted gross income for expenses incurred by organ donors

Parks and Recreation (6 Bills)
HB 2268 - Providing a ten percent discount to residents at state parks and forests
HB 2415 - Relating to discounts at state parks for elderly and disabled persons
HB 2676 - Exempting county school boards of education school buses from paying tolls for transit over the West Virginia Turnpike or any park
HB 2800 - Creating the West Virginia Ski Resort Industry Commission
HB 2968 - Increasing the soft drinks tax
HB 4472 - Transferring the supervisory and jurisdictional responsibilities of the area of Coopers Rock State Forest

Pornography (2 Bills)
HB 2294 - Imposing an excise tax on the sale or rental of obscene materials
HB 2724 - Sexually Oriented Businesses Regulation Act

Prescriptions and Medications (18 Bills)
HB 2021 - Permitting unlicensed personnel to administer medications in certain circumstances
HB 2104 - Providing a mechanism whereby unused, unexpired nonnarcotic drugs previously owned by a deceased nursing home patient or resident
HB 2123 - Adopting guidelines to permit pharmacists to prescribe medications
HB 2506 - Prohibiting pharmacists and other persons involved in dispensing medicines from refusing to fill prescriptions
HB 3139 - Relating to restrictions on dispensing oxycontin extended release or fentanyl patches
HB 3159 - Authorizing certain individuals to obtain a prescription for epinephrine, purchase epinephrine, and administer epinephrine in emer
HB 3170 - Providing that pharmacists may not obstruct a patient in obtaining a prescription drug or device that has been legally prescribed
HB 4008 - Requiring physicians and other licensed prescribers offer the drug Naloxone to their patients who are prescribed opiates for chron
HB 4023 - Requiring a prescription to receive drug products that contain as an active ingredient ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, phenylpropanola
HB 4034 - Establishing prohibited acts relating to possession of controlled substances obtained from more than one health practitioner
HB 4036 - Requiring prescription drugs prior to being dispensed or delivered to be labeled whether the drug may be crushed or otherwise alte
HB 4096 - Creating the Unintentional Pharmaceutical Drug Overdose Fatality Review Team
HB 4336 - Relating to substance abuse
HB 4354 - Creating penalties for parents or guardians who allow to be sold any medication prescribed to a child
HB 4471 - Relating to the controlled substances monitoring
HB 4514 - Updating the Wholesale Drug Distribution Act of 1991
HB 4527 - Prohibiting a health insurance policy or plan from reclassifying a drug on the formulary as a specialty tier drug or increasing th
HB 4640 - Establishing a two year pilot program on the disposal of unused pharmaceuticals

Professions and Occupations (40 Bills)
HB 2009 - Providing a tax incentive to dental practitioners to perform dental services at no cost to indigent patients
HB 2038 - Permitting motor vehicle dealers to sell certain motor vehicles on an "as is" basis without a warranty
HB 2052 - Providing a loan forgiveness program for nurses, social workers, dentists and hygienists
HB 2061 - Requiring the reporting and publication of all compensation, including contingent compensation, paid to lobbyists for all lobbying
HB 2114 - Providing an employee the right to decline to work more than forty hours in a workweek
HB 2123 - Adopting guidelines to permit pharmacists to prescribe medications
HB 2124 - Certified Legal Assistant Act
HB 2145 - Providing workers' compensation coverage for certain employees who perform duties attendant to racing activities
HB 2162 - Pharmacy Benefit Manager Licensing and Regulation Act
HB 2169 - Requiring that bartenders be licensed by the Alcohol Beverage Control Commissioner
HB 2173 - Requiring applicants for, and holders of, licenses under the West Virginia Real Estate License Act to successfully pass criminal h
HB 2174 - Relating to powers and duties of the State Board of Medicine
HB 2197 - Allowing guidance counselors to compete equally for all guidance counselor positions
HB 2297 - Requiring lobbyists to disclose compensation agreements for each registered employer
HB 2330 - Relating to the licensing of private investigators and security guards
HB 2390 - Providing that all employees have the right to review and copy the contents of their personnel file
HB 2430 - Abolishing the Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists
HB 2447 - Adding pharmacist and pharmacy to the definition of "health care provider" as used in the Medical Professional Liability Act
HB 2489 - Exempting licensed surveyors from liability for defamation or slander of title when performing their professional duties
HB 2506 - Prohibiting pharmacists and other persons involved in dispensing medicines from refusing to fill prescriptions
HB 2509 - Requiring lobbyists and lawyers providing lobbying services to pay service tax
HB 2664 - Verifying legal employment status of workers
HB 2753 - Relating to the requirements for and scope of practice for registered veterinary technicians
HB 2976 - Exempting barbers with twenty or more years of experience from continuing education requirements
HB 3200 - Changing the requirements for acquiring a renewal of a barber's license
HB 4037 - Relating to the professional and occupational licensure and registration of former and current members of the Armed Forces of the
HB 4077 - Relating to activities that may be performed by a dental hygienist without a prior exam by a dentist
HB 4097 - Creating a license to practice hair styling
HB 4098 - Providing a loan forgiveness program for dentists and hygienists
HB 4106 - Relating to the registration of pawnbrokers
HB 4109 - Clarifying the application of the sunrise review process to the establishment, revision of expansion of professional scopes of pra
HB 4118 - Including the surviving spouse and a designated individual previously chosen by the deceased as a person who may designate the man
HB 4300 - Including various additional professions under the definition of "medical services applicant" under the Volunteer for Nonprofit Yo
HB 4347 - Requiring persons who are not members of the American Association of Professional Landmen to have two years or more of experience
HB 4378 - Exempting barbers licensed in West Virginia for thirty years or more from continuing education requirements
HB 4388 - Relating to the practice of speech-language pathology and audiology
HB 4492 - Requiring certain licensees to take continuing education in green building
HB 4512 - Relating to private investigative and security services
HB 4543 - Defining the term "advanced nurse practitioner"
HB 4574 - Allowing the licensure of certain veterinarians by endorsement

Public Employees (38 Bills)
HB 2029 - Increasing the amount of annual and incremental salary increases for eligible state employees
HB 2115 - Salary increases for public employees based upon residential housing costs
HB 2120 - Providing overtime pay for all employees who are required to work holidays regardless if the holiday hours are in excess of a fort
HB 2128 - Relating to itinerant status for school service personnel
HB 2146 - Relating to the definition of "eligible veteran" for certain state training and employment preference benefits
HB 2177 - Freezing PEIA employee premiums for three years
HB 2186 - Authorizing insurance to married workers without children at reduced rates under the West Virginia Public Employees Insurance Act
HB 2193 - Providing a $1,000 cost-of-living adjustment to all eligible state employees and retirees
HB 2194 - Establishing seniority rights for public employees
HB 2195 - Increasing salary increments paid to principals and assistant principals
HB 2297 - Requiring lobbyists to disclose compensation agreements for each registered employer
HB 2335 - Allowing mental hygiene commissioners to carry concealed weapons
HB 2355 - Allowing state employees to take paid leave to attend parent-teacher conference for their children
HB 2358 - Allowing certain public employees to pay back retirement benefits
HB 2380 - Increasing the pay grade of cafeteria managers
HB 2410 - Prohibiting the naming of a publicly funded building, road, structure or project for a living elected public official
HB 2455 - Providing for a supplement of three percent to be paid to all annuitants of the Public Employees' Retirement and Teachers' Retirem
HB 2469 - Expanding the West Virginia Children's Health Insurance Program to children of certain state employees
HB 2473 - Clarifying that fire chiefs working with paid and volunteer fire departments are employees that are provided immunity under the Go
HB 2535 - Creating an equal pay coordinator within the Governor's Office to ensure pay equity among state employees
HB 2666 - Repealing the authority to involuntary transfer employees
HB 2667 - Requiring the Public Employees Insurance Agency Finance Board to have a quorum of five members present at any public hearing
HB 2720 - Exempting certain income received by retired federal employees from the personal income tax
HB 2728 - Providing crime watch members coverage under the West Virginia Public Employees Insurance health coverage plan
HB 2767 - Providing a $1,200 cost of living adjustment to all eligible state employees and retirees
HB 2782 - Encouraging public officials to display the national motto on all public property and public buildings
HB 2846 - Prohibiting elected or appointed officials from using public funds to purchase, distribute or disseminate certain items and public
HB 2934 - Granting $1,000 annual salary increase for state employees
HB 2992 - Authorizing the equal pay commission to study the "glass ceiling" concept
HB 2996 - Establishing shift differential pay scales for employees of the Division of Corrections, Division of Juvenile Services, and Region
HB 3110 - Establishing a living minimum wage for public employees
HB 3111 - Providing state employees with a cost of living salary adjustment
HB 4058 - Creating a equal pay coordinator within the Division of Personnel to ensure pay equity among state employees
HB 4064 - Increasing the maximum cash award the Employee Suggestion Award Board may make
HB 4332 - Relating to transfer of service credit from Public Employees Retirement System to Emergency Medical Services Retirement System
HB 4339 - Providing an increase to all annuitants of the Public Employees Retirement and Teachers Retirement Systems
HB 4482 - Clarifying the authority of the West Virginia Consolidated Public Retirement Board to determine the participating public employer
HB 4552 - Requiring employer verification of the legal status of workers using an electronic verification program, the "E-Verify program"

Public Service Commission (12 Bills)
HB 2025 - West Virginia Energy Efficiency Act
HB 2163 - Creating a mandatory grace period for the payment of water and sewer bills
HB 2202 - Providing for removal and election of Public Service Commissioners
HB 2328 - Providing for a Public Service Commission investigation for traffic accidents involving a motor carrier regulated by the Public Se
HB 2809 - Stopping accelerated rate recovery because of adverse effects of constructing transmission facilities and revising the definition
HB 2810 - Relating to interconnection and net-metering of customer-generators of renewable energy
HB 3201 - Increasing the number of commissioners on the Public Service Commission
HB 4444 - Relating to commercial mobile radio service providers
HB 4530 - Authorizing the Public Service Commission to consider and issue a financing order to certain regulated electric utilities to permi
HB 4532 - Exempting motor vehicles used by the Department of Health and Human Resources solely for transporting Medicaid patients from the j
HB 4619 - Relating to alternative fuel initiatives
HB 4646 - Requiring electric utilities to implement integrated resource plans

Public Service Districts (2 Bills)
HB 2244 - Changing the board members of public service districts terms from six years to three years
HB 4372 - Increasing the salary of public service district board members

Railroads (5 Bills)
HB 2316 - Giving full consideration to bicycle, pedestrian and transit ways in the planning, development of state roads, railways and waterw
HB 4074 - Giving bicycle, pedestrian and transit ways full consideration in the planning and development and redevelopment of state roads, r
HB 4345 - Prohibiting the unauthorized sale of railroad scrap metal
HB 4415 - Authorize a Prince Railroad Station Authority to acquire and maintain the railroad station building
HB 4577 - Requiring that protective fencing be placed along railroad lines operating adjacent to public schools

Real Property (30 Bills)
HB 2082 - Changing the time for periodic valuations and assessments of real and personal property
HB 2084 - 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 2115 - Salary increases for public employees based upon residential housing costs
HB 2143 - Salary increases for school service employees based upon residential housing costs
HB 2231 - Authorizing county commissions to use impact fees to fund the building and operation of libraries and to administer and provide af
HB 2235 - Providing an election to allow resident homeowners, sixty-five years old or older, to defer the payment of property tax increases
HB 2270 - Relating to assessments of real property
HB 2276 - Providing a three percent cap on any increase in assessment on real property that is the primary residence
HB 2293 - 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 2305 - Providing misdemeanor criminal penalty for failing to comply with law regarding sale, lease or disposition of municipal property
HB 2360 - Allowing quarterly payment of real and personal property taxes
HB 2429 - Eliminating the state excise tax on the privilege of transferring real property, and imposing a new county excise tax for transfer
HB 2672 - Providing a ten percent cap on any increase in assessment of real and personal property in any one year
HB 2790 - Uniform Real Property Electronic Recording Act
HB 3177 - Permitting an owner who sells real property pursuant to a deed of trust to terminate a preexisting tenancy
HB 3184 - Making property crimes valued at over $1,000 a felony
HB 4018 - Granting licensed real estate appraisers access to commercial or residential review documents
HB 4052 - Providing criminal penalties for the intentional defacement of public and private property due to graffiti
HB 4334 - West Virginia Civil and Criminal Forfeiture Act
HB 4374 - Limiting a landowner from civil liability for injuries that may occur on the landowner's property caused while hunting
HB 4375 - Relating to the liability of a possessor of real property for harm to a trespasser
HB 4384 - Providing a commercial property owner the ability to have the property appraised by an MAI appraisal prior to condemnation proceed
HB 4407 - Providing for the seizure of assets and other real property used for the exploitation of children
HB 4425 - Requiring a landlord address issues of the accumulation of moisture and the growth of mold
HB 4457 - Eliminating the real property tax on nonproducing mineral estates
HB 4596 - Relating to the remediation and disclosure of clandestine drug laboratories
HB 4604 - Relating to assessment of real property
HB 4621 - Exempting nonresident property owners and their families from hunting, trapping and fishing license requirements when on their own
HB 4628 - Relating to erroneous sale of tax lien
HB 4653 - Relating to public school support computation of local share

Regulation of Trade (26 Bills)
HB 2015 - Creating regulations for commercial dog breeding operations
HB 2057 - Allowing certain owners of warehouses to store and to transport quantities of alcoholic liquors, wine, beer or nonintoxicating bee
HB 2097 - Permitting the sale of nonintoxicating beer within three hundred feet from a church that consents to the sale
HB 2133 - Making it an unfair trade practice to refuse to refill a propane gas tank
HB 2246 - Repealing article of the code granting a business license to sell drug paraphernalia
HB 2379 - Explaining all warranties for the sale of used cars including the requirements for "as is" sales
HB 2388 - 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 3234 - Requiring the Secretary of State to notify every corporation, limited partnership, limited liability company and foreign limited l
HB 3252 - Allowing wine distribution agreements to be by geographic areas
HB 3256 - Requiring the closing hours of private clubs to be two o'clock a.m.
HB 3261 - BPA-Free Kids Act
HB 4102 - Relating to the regulation of fireworks
HB 4106 - Relating to the registration of pawnbrokers
HB 4116 - Relating to liquefied petroleum gas-consuming equipment and appliances
HB 4263 - The West Virginia Buy American Act
HB 4345 - Prohibiting the unauthorized sale of railroad scrap metal
HB 4355 - Requiring operators of natural gas wells and surface owners to enter into surface use agreements
HB 4357 - Modifying the bonding requirement for closing-out sales
HB 4371 - Permitting dealers to sell classic and antique motor vehicles in "as is" condition
HB 4373 - Save West Virginia Call Center Jobs Act
HB 4400 - Relating to unfair trading practices by insurance companies
HB 4440 - Relating to unfair trading practices by insurance companies
HB 4508 - Requiring certification of correctness as to design, construction and performance of domestic and commercial liquefied petroleum g
HB 4598 - Prohibiting the use of single-use plastic bags by stores
HB 4603 - Prohibiting the sale of beer and wine at self-scan registers
HB 4615 - Making trademark counterfeiting a crime

Regulations (6 Bills)
HB 2002 - Relating to the denial of course credits for unexcused absences in school
HB 2229 - Limiting the purchase of handguns to one gun per month
HB 2409 - Making English the official language of West Virginia
HB 2467 - Prohibiting inquiries reflected on a credit report from adversely affecting an application for insurance
HB 2724 - Sexually Oriented Businesses Regulation Act
HB 2834 - Relating to water pollution control

Rehabilitation Clinic (3 Bills)
HB 2381 - Prohibiting the establishment of methadone treatment programs and clinics except those operated by comprehensive community mental
HB 2408 - Relating to treatment for drug and alcohol addiction
HB 4568 - Providing rehabilitation treatment programs to inmates imprisoned in any jail

Religious Organizations (6 Bills)
HB 2097 - Permitting the sale of nonintoxicating beer within three hundred feet from a church that consents to the sale
HB 2126 - Exempting children receiving an exemption from compulsory school attendance in favor of church school from standardized testing re
HB 2657 - West Virginia Religious Freedom Restoration Act
HB 2662 - Exempting existing churches from paying tax on propane and other forms of heating oil
HB 3113 - Exempting nonprofit, tax exempt corporations or organizations affiliated with a church from consumer sales and service tax
HB 4083 - Exempting nonprofit, tax exempt corporations or organizations affiliated with a church or association of churches from consumer sa

Retirement (And Related Subheadings) (2 Bills)
HB 2363 - Preventing a reduction in the annuity of a person who retires with disability retirement at age sixty-five
HB 2423 - Establishing the West Virginia Voluntary Employee Retirement Accounts Program

Retirement -- Education Personnel (17 Bills)
HB 2033 - Repealing the one hundred forty day limitation that a retired school teacher may teach in public schools
HB 2140 - Requiring racetracks who are licensed to operate video lottery terminals pay a fee of one thousand dollars for each machine and th
HB 2333 - Allowing the purchase of service credit in the State Teachers Retirement System for temporary employment under the Comprehensive E
HB 2359 - Increasing benefits of retired state personnel and retired teachers
HB 2376 - Relating to the Public Employees Retirement System and the Teachers Retirement System; and providing a one-time supplement for ann
HB 2412 - Providing a one-time bonus payable in July of every year for retired public school teachers and state retirees
HB 2719 - Providing a cost-of-living provision for certain persons retired under the Teachers Retirement System
HB 2726 - Giving all school personnel, including teachers and service personnel and retired teachers a raise
HB 2733 - Relating to any income derived from the West Virginia Teachers Retirement System and any other income received by active public sc
HB 2847 - Relating to the State Teachers Retirement System
HB 3023 - Providing a one-time supplement to retired public employees and teachers seventy years of age or older
HB 3024 - Exempting income received by retired public employees and retired teachers through their state retirement systems from personal in
HB 3053 - Providing a cost-of-living provision for certain persons retired
HB 4339 - Providing an increase to all annuitants of the Public Employees Retirement and Teachers Retirement Systems
HB 4496 - Relating to qualifying for a disability annuity under the Teachers' Retirement System
HB 4555 - Exempting the first $20,000 of state pensions and social security benefits from West Virginia personal income tax
HB 4599 - Extending the time for members of the State Teachers Retirement System to purchase additional service credit for teaching

Retirement -- Public Employees (31 Bills)
HB 2043 - Relating to the reduction of state income taxes for certain state and federal retirees by increasing the exemption on retirement i
HB 2189 - Prohibiting the finance board pursuant to the West Virginia Public Employees Insurance Act from increasing the types and levels of
HB 2193 - Providing a $1,000 cost-of-living adjustment to all eligible state employees and retirees
HB 2223 - Providing correctional officers may retire with full benefits after twenty years of actual and honorable service
HB 2245 - Specifying that federal civil service system retirement income derived from military retirement system pensions that have been con
HB 2331 - Providing that certain mental hygiene commissioners are eligible for membership in the Public Employees Retirement System
HB 2342 - Providing that municipal employees may receive up to two years of retirement service credit for military service
HB 2358 - Allowing certain public employees to pay back retirement benefits
HB 2359 - Increasing benefits of retired state personnel and retired teachers
HB 2364 - Reducing state income tax liability for certain retired public employees
HB 2412 - Providing a one-time bonus payable in July of every year for retired public school teachers and state retirees
HB 2436 - Adding Granada, El Salvador, Somalia, Afghanistan, Iraq and the Panama Canal as military service credit for persons who are eligi
HB 2659 - Exempting the first twenty thousand dollars of state pensions and social security benefits from West Virginia personal income tax
HB 2718 - Providing that correctional officers may retire with full benefits after twenty years of service
HB 3023 - Providing a one-time supplement to retired public employees and teachers seventy years of age or older
HB 3024 - Exempting income received by retired public employees and retired teachers through their state retirement systems from personal in
HB 3025 - Exempting the first $20,000 of public employees pensions from personal income tax
HB 3053 - Providing a cost-of-living provision for certain persons retired
HB 3097 - Removing the armed conflict requirement before state employees may receive credit for time served in the Armed Forces
HB 4253 - Providing a one-time supplements to certain annuitants
HB 4332 - Relating to transfer of service credit from Public Employees Retirement System to Emergency Medical Services Retirement System
HB 4339 - Providing an increase to all annuitants of the Public Employees Retirement and Teachers Retirement Systems
HB 4364 - Relating to other post-employment benefits (OPEB)
HB 4381 - Reducing state income taxes for certain state and federal retirees
HB 4395 - Providing a one-time supplement for certain annuitants and survivor beneficiaries
HB 4474 - Reinstating service credit to certain members of the Public Employees Retirement System
HB 4489 - Strengthening authority of the West Virginia Municipal Pensions Oversight Board
HB 4555 - Exempting the first $20,000 of state pensions and social security benefits from West Virginia personal income tax
HB 4557 - Reducing state income tax liability for certain retired public employees
HB 4573 - Requiring spouse approval of election of annuity option
HB 4654 - Relating to the provision of mailing services by the CPRB to certain retiree organizations

Retirement (And Related Subheadings) (8 Bills)
HB 2168 - Permitting a retired police officer to be hired as a chief of police and continue to receive retirement benefits
HB 2455 - Providing for a supplement of three percent to be paid to all annuitants of the Public Employees' Retirement and Teachers' Retirem
HB 2767 - Providing a $1,200 cost of living adjustment to all eligible state employees and retirees
HB 2769 - Relating to certain members of the Legislature and certain service by members of the Legislature
HB 2967 - Providing a personal income tax modification for certain retirees who are in long-term care facilities
HB 4343 - Relating to the judicial retirement system
HB 4482 - Clarifying the authority of the West Virginia Consolidated Public Retirement Board to determine the participating public employer
HB 4531 - Providing pension benefits for hotel employees at certain racetracks

Roads and Highways (22 Bills)
HB 2176 - Terminating tolls on the West Virginia Turnpike before 2020
HB 2238 - Relating to towing companies notifying the DMV of abandoned vehicles
HB 2316 - Giving full consideration to bicycle, pedestrian and transit ways in the planning, development of state roads, railways and waterw
HB 2343 - Requiring the West Virginia Commissioner of Highways to use recycled materials in construction or maintenance of roads and highway
HB 2354 - Giving local authorities the authority to decrease the speed limit on streets and highways where school buses travel in its jurisd
HB 2361 - Limiting liability for repair costs to automobile owners when they hit a deer on a public highway
HB 2410 - Prohibiting the naming of a publicly funded building, road, structure or project for a living elected public official
HB 2477 - Relating to roads and highways
HB 2676 - Exempting county school boards of education school buses from paying tolls for transit over the West Virginia Turnpike or any park
HB 2798 - Preventing vehicles from driving more than seventy-five feet in a center lane designated for left turns
HB 2964 - Eliminating tolls on the West Virginia Turnpike before February 1, 2020
HB 3141 - Requiring the Commissioner of Highways to require bonds be posted in connection with major construction, mineral extraction and in
HB 3160 - Transferring powers of construction and maintenance activities of parkways authority
HB 3175 - Requiring a popular vote of the residents of the county affected by a proposed initial rate or a proposed increase of any rate or
HB 3183 - Creating the Tourist-Oriented Directional Signs Program
HB 4022 - Prohibiting use of turning lanes for through traffic under certain circumstances
HB 4074 - Giving bicycle, pedestrian and transit ways full consideration in the planning and development and redevelopment of state roads, r
HB 4092 - Relating to signage for construction zones
HB 4093 - Providing a clear zone in the event that a vehicle is stopped along a highway
HB 4120 - Funding of the industrial access road fund
HB 4269 - Eliminating tolls on the West Virginia Turnpike before February 1, 2020, and providing that no new bonds may be issued
HB 4331 - Including Pine Terrace in Cross Lanes, Kanawha County into the State Road System

Rule Making Authority (7 Bills)
HB 4001 - Authorizing boards to establish fees by legislative rule
HB 4108 - Authorizing the Secretary of the Department of Environmental Protection to regulate environmental sampling by legislative rule
HB 4110 - Requiring agencies to review their legislative rules
HB 4259 - Providing that rules adopted by the Workers' Compensation board of managers are subject to the legislative review process
HB 4261 - Relating to review of state administrative agency rule-making
HB 4264 - Including training and education in fire rescue as part of the legislative rulemaking
HB 4340 - Requiring the West Virginia Secondary School Activities Commission to propose legislative rules concerning concussions

Safety (43 Bills)
HB 2020 - West Virginia Innovative Mine Safety Technology Tax Credit Act
HB 2071 - Providing for the use of neck braces by football players
HB 2119 - Relating to the eliminating of mercury in vaccines
HB 2151 - Requiring mine operators to provide notice of hazardous chemical substances and lead exposure to its employees
HB 2207 - Providing that accident report forms are conclusive as to the issue of the accident's cause, unless a court rules otherwise
HB 2263 - Requiring the Office of Miners Health and Safety to employ qualified diesel inspectors
HB 2273 - Requiring paramedics to be on site at coal mines
HB 2309 - Requiring the use of helmets by skateboarders
HB 2316 - Giving full consideration to bicycle, pedestrian and transit ways in the planning, development of state roads, railways and waterw
HB 2318 - Requiring that permanent and temporary battery charging stations in mines be ventilated directly to the return on a separate split
HB 2371 - Relating to the West Virginia Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA)
HB 2545 - Requiring onsite employees at certain public works construction projects to complete an Occupational Safety and Health Administrat
HB 2707 - Expanding the definition of "imminent danger to the physical well-being of the child" with regard to child abuse and neglect
HB 2773 - Relating to neighborhood crime watch programs
HB 2791 - Requiring the Superintendent of the State Police to implement a plan to increase the number of troopers
HB 2807 - Relating to determining the appropriate penalty to impose against operators who fail to provide immediate notice upon the occurren
HB 2840 - Providing that all persons have the right to be free from violence
HB 3005 - Ensuring Patient Safety Act
HB 3010 - Ensuring patient safety
HB 3015 - The Healthy and Safe Workplace Act
HB 3027 - Authorizing the sale of prohibited fireworks
HB 3041 - Protecting nonfamily or nonhousehold members from sexual offenses, stalking and harassment
HB 3072 - Creating a hunting permit to safely accommodate visually impaired hunters
HB 3153 - Exempting of certain public safety training courses from payment of consumer sales tax
HB 4006 - Relating to elevator workers' licensure exemptions
HB 4014 - Creating the "Jason Flatt Act of 2012"
HB 4084 - Relating to personal safety orders
HB 4085 - Relating to miners health and safety
HB 4102 - Relating to the regulation of fireworks
HB 4125 - Correcting date for schools to send notice to parents alerting them to the existence of the school's crisis response plan
HB 4266 - Requiring the posting of material data safety sheets and documentation of fracking fluid components
HB 4340 - Requiring the West Virginia Secondary School Activities Commission to propose legislative rules concerning concussions
HB 4344 - Relating to the control of potentially dangerous wild animals
HB 4351 - Relating to mine safety
HB 4366 - Relating to safety and welfare of employees
HB 4422 - Relating to crane operator certification
HB 4434 - Relating to carbon monoxide detectors
HB 4577 - Requiring that protective fencing be placed along railroad lines operating adjacent to public schools
HB 4584 - Requiring the Mine Foreman Examiner review the employment history and certify that the applicant for the position of underground a
HB 4587 - Including a clearer definition of hazing within West Virginia's antihazing statute
HB 4625 - Relating to the school access safety act
HB 4639 - Prohibiting provisions in agreements to settle litigation if the information could have an adverse impact
HB 4642 - Relating to the Board of Coal Mine Health and Safety

Salaries (44 Bills)
HB 2029 - Increasing the amount of annual and incremental salary increases for eligible state employees
HB 2061 - Requiring the reporting and publication of all compensation, including contingent compensation, paid to lobbyists for all lobbying
HB 2086 - Providing for a modification to federal adjusted gross income for expenses incurred by organ donors
HB 2102 - Providing a two thousand eight dollar salary increase for each employee of the Division of Corrections
HB 2115 - Salary increases for public employees based upon residential housing costs
HB 2120 - Providing overtime pay for all employees who are required to work holidays regardless if the holiday hours are in excess of a fort
HB 2127 - Providing full daily rate of pay for substitute teachers if they have in excess of ten instructional days in the same school year
HB 2130 - Providing a salary supplement for providers of medicaid eligible services in the public schools
HB 2143 - Salary increases for school service employees based upon residential housing costs
HB 2149 - Increasing compensation for conservation officers
HB 2154 - Establishing school service personnel class title and pay grade for the positions of "Administrative Assistant" and "Legal Secreta
HB 2184 - Granting a salary increase for Regional Jail Authority employees
HB 2193 - Providing a $1,000 cost-of-living adjustment to all eligible state employees and retirees
HB 2195 - Increasing salary increments paid to principals and assistant principals
HB 2218 - Subtracting social security benefits from federal adjusted gross income
HB 2251 - Increasing the salaries of magistrates who serve populations of eight thousand four hundred or more
HB 2253 - Providing additional state minimum salary for certain teachers
HB 2272 - Increasing compensation of membership of the West Virginia State Police
HB 2304 - Relating to the employment and compensation of school service personnel
HB 2380 - Increasing the pay grade of cafeteria managers
HB 2726 - Giving all school personnel, including teachers and service personnel and retired teachers a raise
HB 2727 - Providing an exemption from gross income for certain members of volunteer fire departments
HB 2734 - Establishing prevailing hourly rates to be used in connection with the construction of public improvements
HB 2767 - Providing a $1,200 cost of living adjustment to all eligible state employees and retirees
HB 2934 - Granting $1,000 annual salary increase for state employees
HB 2992 - Authorizing the equal pay commission to study the "glass ceiling" concept
HB 2996 - Establishing shift differential pay scales for employees of the Division of Corrections, Division of Juvenile Services, and Region
HB 3022 - Establishing a minimum number of troopers to provide basic law enforcement services, and providing members of the West Virginia St
HB 3057 - Providing for career development and establishing a pay scale for Alcohol Beverage Commission inspectors, enforcement agents and s
HB 3110 - Establishing a living minimum wage for public employees
HB 3111 - Providing state employees with a cost of living salary adjustment
HB 3168 - Requiring that State Police officers be compensated for time when they are required to be on standby and providing a stipend for h
HB 4058 - Creating a equal pay coordinator within the Division of Personnel to ensure pay equity among state employees
HB 4070 - Changing the basis for paying the county salary supplement equivalent pay rate for division of rehabilitation teachers
HB 4281 - Increasing the supplemental pay of members of the West Virginia State Police
HB 4293 - Increasing the compensation caps for secretary-clerks and case coordinators in the family court
HB 4372 - Increasing the salary of public service district board members
HB 4392 - Compensating all state magistrates, magistrate assistants, magistrate court clerks equally
HB 4405 - Increasing compensation, after July 1, 2012, of elected county officials and county commissioners for each class of county
HB 4406 - Allowing county commissions broad discretion in setting the salaries of county elected officials
HB 4435 - Increasing the educational increment for school service personnel
HB 4478 - Maintaining a minimum of eight hundred state troopers by July 1, 2016; and increasing salary
HB 4563 - Relating to the calculation of prevailing wages
HB 4623 - Relating to the time final wages are required to be paid to discharged employees

Secretary of State (10 Bills)
HB 2481 - Relating to elections
HB 2533 - Requiring the identities of signatories to a certificate for a person seeking ballot access to be made public and verified
HB 3234 - Requiring the Secretary of State to notify every corporation, limited partnership, limited liability company and foreign limited l
HB 4021 - Relating to emergency powers of the Secretary of State
HB 4342 - Relating to the preparation and sale of voter registration lists
HB 4402 - Relating to election complaint procedure
HB 4452 - Relating to the maintenance of voter registration lists and related records
HB 4586 - Requiring filings in the State Register and the Code of State Rules be available in an electronic format
HB 4595 - Relating to annual business fees paid to the Secretary of State
HB 4607 - Providing procedures for foreign profit and foreign nonprofit corporations to be reinstated following administrative revocation

Senior Citizens (16 Bills)
HB 2107 - Excluding federal interest income when applying the income exclusion available to those sixty-five years of age or older and to pe
HB 2235 - Providing an election to allow resident homeowners, sixty-five years old or older, to defer the payment of property tax increases
HB 2310 - Establishing a program for reprogramming cellular telephones and distributing to seniors for making emergency calls
HB 2337 - Eliminating West Virginia income tax on social security benefits
HB 2415 - Relating to discounts at state parks for elderly and disabled persons
HB 2683 - Providing for aged or disabled farmers to continue to receive the benefit of having their farm land appraised as farm property aft
HB 2777 - Exempting recreational vehicles owned by a resident of this state who is seventy years of age or older from ad valorem taxes
HB 3009 - Raising the maximum personal income tax exemption for persons over the age of sixty-five and for persons who are totally disabled
HB 3221 - Community-Based Services Act
HB 3268 - Relating to who may claim a homestead exemption
HB 4062 - Creating an in-home direct care workforce registry
HB 4071 - Increasing the maximum personal income tax exemption for persons over the age of sixty-five and for persons who are totally disabl
HB 4369 - Raising the qualifying percentage of the federal poverty level relating to the senior citizens' tax credit
HB 4450 - Creating the Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program Fund
HB 4516 - Allowing for greater cooperation concerning reports of abuse, neglect or exploitation of vulnerable adults among different entitie
HB 4539 - Exempting resident seniors aged sixty-five years and older from purchasing hunting, fishing and trapping stamps or permits

Social Security (5 Bills)
HB 2218 - Subtracting social security benefits from federal adjusted gross income
HB 2337 - Eliminating West Virginia income tax on social security benefits
HB 2659 - Exempting the first twenty thousand dollars of state pensions and social security benefits from West Virginia personal income tax
HB 2916 - Exempting social security benefits from West Virginia personal income
HB 4555 - Exempting the first $20,000 of state pensions and social security benefits from West Virginia personal income tax

Taxation (And Related Subheadings) (7 Bills)
HB 2095 - Requiring that any new or increased municipal taxes or fees must have a defined purpose
HB 2106 - Allowing a tax deduction for all prepaid tuition contracts or college savings plan
HB 2212 - Permitting deed of trust or mortgage interest paid on a taxpayers' personal residences to be used for personal income tax purposes
HB 2323 - The Family Education Tax Credit Act
HB 2424 - Health Care Affordability Act
HB 2655 - Abolishing the business and franchise tax
HB 2717 - The Economic Fairness Act of 2009

Taxation -- Consumers Sales Tax (15 Bills)
HB 2046 - Exempting from the sales and use tax special equipment installed in a motor vehicle for the use of a person with physical disabili
HB 2111 - 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 2258 - Eliminating the severance tax and the health care provider tax on behavior health providers
HB 2294 - Imposing an excise tax on the sale or rental of obscene materials
HB 2658 - Reducing the wholesale tax on heating fuel, off road fuels, kerosene and propane used for home heating purposes or off road use
HB 2685 - Providing an exemption from estate taxes and the Consumers Sales and Service Tax for certain expenses of any infant who dies befor
HB 2702 - Creating an annual exemption for clothing, footwear and school supplies
HB 2774 - Increasing the barrel tax on nonintoxicating beer
HB 3027 - Authorizing the sale of prohibited fireworks
HB 3113 - Exempting nonprofit, tax exempt corporations or organizations affiliated with a church from consumer sales and service tax
HB 3153 - Exempting of certain public safety training courses from payment of consumer sales tax
HB 3224 - Removing annual credit cap for expansion projects
HB 4083 - Exempting nonprofit, tax exempt corporations or organizations affiliated with a church or association of churches from consumer sa
HB 4335 - Relating to the administration of sales and use tax
HB 4528 - Taxing of utility terrain vehicles

Taxation -- Mines & Minerals (7 Bills)
HB 2020 - West Virginia Innovative Mine Safety Technology Tax Credit Act
HB 2030 - Relating to a severance tax imposed on surface mining activities
HB 2366 - Dedicating five percent of coal severance tax to the county of origin
HB 2851 - Permitting surface owners to purchase the mineral interests that lay below the property when the mineral interest becomes subject
HB 3131 - Imposing a ten-year moratorium on severance taxes on the extracting and recovering material from refuse, slurry, gob piles or othe
HB 4519 - Continuing the special reclamation tax
HB 4632 - Creating the Energy Intensive Industrial Consumers Revitalization Tax Credit Act

Taxation -- Motor Vehicles (3 Bills)
HB 2236 - Exempting antique cars from taxation and fees
HB 3232 - Relating to consumers sales tax on motor vehicles
HB 4629 - Permitting the transfer of tax credits for the purchase of alternative-fuel vehicles

Taxation -- Personal & Corporate Income Tax (51 Bills)
HB 2009 - Providing a tax incentive to dental practitioners to perform dental services at no cost to indigent patients
HB 2043 - Relating to the reduction of state income taxes for certain state and federal retirees by increasing the exemption on retirement i
HB 2086 - Providing for a modification to federal adjusted gross income for expenses incurred by organ donors
HB 2107 - Excluding federal interest income when applying the income exclusion available to those sixty-five years of age or older and to pe
HB 2140 - Requiring racetracks who are licensed to operate video lottery terminals pay a fee of one thousand dollars for each machine and th
HB 2212 - Permitting deed of trust or mortgage interest paid on a taxpayers' personal residences to be used for personal income tax purposes
HB 2215 - Exempting undergraduate students attending state colleges or universities for the first two years postgraduation, from the payment
HB 2271 - Business and occupation tax credit to electric power generators for the use of West Virginia coal
HB 2274 - Income tax exemption for veterans who locate in West Virginia following separation from service
HB 2296 - Income tax deduction for gifts to West Virginia charities
HB 2337 - Eliminating West Virginia income tax on social security benefits
HB 2360 - Allowing quarterly payment of real and personal property taxes
HB 2364 - Reducing state income tax liability for certain retired public employees
HB 2493 - Increasing allowable tax credits for qualified rehabilitated buildings investment
HB 2508 - Providing for a credit against the West Virginia personal income tax liability in the amount of payments made on student loans
HB 2509 - Requiring lobbyists and lawyers providing lobbying services to pay service tax
HB 2529 - Authorizing a corporation net income tax credit for reducing charges for home heating fuel and propane gas provided to low-income
HB 2548 - Permitting an individual taxpayer to decrease his or her federal adjusted gross income up to $1,000 for nursing home expenses
HB 2655 - Abolishing the business and franchise tax
HB 2659 - Exempting the first twenty thousand dollars of state pensions and social security benefits from West Virginia personal income tax
HB 2661 - Reducing the corporate net income tax rate to five point nine percent effective the first day of July, two thousand eleven
HB 2671 - Providing a corporate tax credit for qualified health insurance policies
HB 2720 - Exempting certain income received by retired federal employees from the personal income tax
HB 2733 - Relating to any income derived from the West Virginia Teachers Retirement System and any other income received by active public sc
HB 2768 - Providing a personal income tax exemption for living organ donors
HB 2771 - Stay Home in West Virginia and Work Tax Incentive
HB 2783 - Providing a two-tiered personal income tax credit to parents or legal guardians who provide home or private, primary or secondary
HB 2786 - Allowing a credit against state personal income tax for the purchase of a new wood or pellet stove
HB 2862 - Allowing a deduction for all capital expenditures from the corporate net income tax
HB 2916 - Exempting social security benefits from West Virginia personal income
HB 2920 - Establishing a tax credit for graduates of a higher education institution
HB 2937 - Reducing the corporation net income tax rate
HB 2967 - Providing a personal income tax modification for certain retirees who are in long-term care facilities
HB 3009 - Raising the maximum personal income tax exemption for persons over the age of sixty-five and for persons who are totally disabled
HB 3024 - Exempting income received by retired public employees and retired teachers through their state retirement systems from personal in
HB 3025 - Exempting the first $20,000 of public employees pensions from personal income tax
HB 3055 - Retaining nursing educators
HB 3083 - Including on the state personal income tax return a checkoff option to donate some or all of any tax refund to the Jackson's Mill
HB 3228 - Authorizing a refundable tax credit based upon the federal earned income tax credit
HB 3267 - Providing an additional decreasing modification reducing federal adjusted gross income for income earned by certain military perso
HB 4071 - Increasing the maximum personal income tax exemption for persons over the age of sixty-five and for persons who are totally disabl
HB 4089 - Updating the meaning of federal adjusted gross income and certain other terms used in the West Virginia Personal Income Tax Act
HB 4090 - Updating the meaning of "federal taxable income" and certain other terms used in the West Virginia Corporation Net Income Tax Act
HB 4284 - Making West Virginia law consistent with federal law on withholding of personal income tax on gambling winnings
HB 4346 - Exempting disabled veterans who have suffered a hundred percent total and permanent service-connected disability from state incom
HB 4381 - Reducing state income taxes for certain state and federal retirees
HB 4475 - Reducing federal adjusted gross income for recent graduates of higher education institutions
HB 4544 - Relating to taxation of water's edge corporations
HB 4553 - Reducing adjusted gross income tax for fifty percent of child support payments made, and increase adjusted gross income tax for fi
HB 4555 - Exempting the first $20,000 of state pensions and social security benefits from West Virginia personal income tax
HB 4557 - Reducing state income tax liability for certain retired public employees

Taxation -- Property (27 Bills)
HB 2192 - Requiring the assessor of each county to prepare a new property tax ticket within three months of a deed filing
HB 2235 - Providing an election to allow resident homeowners, sixty-five years old or older, to defer the payment of property tax increases
HB 2276 - Providing a three percent cap on any increase in assessment on real property that is the primary residence
HB 2360 - Allowing quarterly payment of real and personal property taxes
HB 2395 - Clarifying an exception that allow sheriffs to collect property taxes in more than two installments
HB 2429 - Eliminating the state excise tax on the privilege of transferring real property, and imposing a new county excise tax for transfer
HB 2491 - Permitting counties, county boards of education and municipalities to impose an additional levy
HB 2515 - Relating to liens for assessments on common interest community real property
HB 2672 - Providing a ten percent cap on any increase in assessment of real and personal property in any one year
HB 2683 - Providing for aged or disabled farmers to continue to receive the benefit of having their farm land appraised as farm property aft
HB 2685 - Providing an exemption from estate taxes and the Consumers Sales and Service Tax for certain expenses of any infant who dies befor
HB 2741 - Exempting the construction or addition of active solar energy systems from real and personal property taxation
HB 2785 - Relating to the excise tax on the privilege of transferring real property and using the tax to reimburse counties for regional jai
HB 2914 - Funding of public libraries
HB 2944 - Capping a property tax increase resulting from an increase from the three-year reappraisal
HB 2987 - Allowing quarterly payment of real and personal property taxes and requiring new tax tickets to be mailed after property is transf
HB 3187 - Clarifying the notice and service requirements for a notice to redeem to be provided to the delinquent taxpayer at the mailing ad
HB 3268 - Relating to who may claim a homestead exemption
HB 4068 - Providing that antique motor vehicles be valued at their salvage value for personal property tax purposes
HB 4086 - Designating certain property as a qualified capital addition to a manufacturing facility
HB 4117 - Redistributing an existing excise tax paid upon the transfer of real property
HB 4280 - Relating to collection of delinquent taxes
HB 4298 - Limiting the amount a property reappraisal can increase
HB 4369 - Raising the qualifying percentage of the federal poverty level relating to the senior citizens' tax credit
HB 4370 - Reforming the school aid formula
HB 4457 - Eliminating the real property tax on nonproducing mineral estates
HB 4547 - Creating the West Virginia Innovation Free-Trade Business Technology Property Valuation Act and the West Virginia Innovation Free-

Taxation -- Roads & Fuel (5 Bills)
HB 2658 - Reducing the wholesale tax on heating fuel, off road fuels, kerosene and propane used for home heating purposes or off road use
HB 2662 - Exempting existing churches from paying tax on propane and other forms of heating oil
HB 2772 - Exempting special fuel and propane used for home heating purposes from the motor fuel excise tax
HB 4447 - Reducing the motor fuel excise tax
HB 4629 - Permitting the transfer of tax credits for the purchase of alternative-fuel vehicles

Taxation (And Related Subheadings) (25 Bills)
HB 2136 - Plastic Shopping Bag Excise Tax Act
HB 2164 - Relating to public school support computation of local share
HB 2491 - Permitting counties, county boards of education and municipalities to impose an additional levy
HB 2493 - Increasing allowable tax credits for qualified rehabilitated buildings investment
HB 2820 - Permitting municipalities and counties to use proceeds from the hotel occupancy tax to fund public libraries
HB 2968 - Increasing the soft drinks tax
HB 2978 - Abolishing the business franchise tax starting July 1, 2011
HB 3178 - Funding for substance abuse services through increased taxes on beer, wine and liquor
HB 4087 - Continuing the discontinuance of the severance and business privilege tax on the privilege of severing timber
HB 4088 - Repealing the West Virginia telecommunications tax
HB 4094 - Eliminating the timber severance tax for an additional three years
HB 4117 - Redistributing an existing excise tax paid upon the transfer of real property
HB 4121 - Providing that if a federal tax on motor fuels should be eliminated an additional state tax would be imposed
HB 4129 - Reallocating and dedicating three percent of oil and gas severance tax revenues to the oil and gas producing counties of origin
HB 4326 - Relating to the suspension or elimination of the federal gas tax
HB 4335 - Relating to the administration of sales and use tax
HB 4428 - Providing that any person who maintains a "roll your own" cigarette machine at a retail establishment is deemed a manufacturer of
HB 4446 - Relating to severance taxes collected for privilege of producing oil or natural gas
HB 4473 - Dedicating a portion of natural gas severance tax proceeds
HB 4499 - Relating to severance taxes collected for privilege of producing oil or natural gas
HB 4517 - Eliminating the ad valorem tax for barren coal properties
HB 4525 - Increasing the tax credits for apprenticeship training in construction trades
HB 4562 - Creating the Tea Party Act
HB 4564 - Creating of county endowment funds
HB 4644 - Limiting the exemption from the hotel occupancy tax

Technology (25 Bills)
HB 2077 - Providing a criminal penalty for transmitting bulk electronic mail messages which are unsolicited
HB 2490 - Prohibiting the use of a mobile communication device to engage in text messaging or additional technologies while operating a moto
HB 2710 - Uniform Real Property Electronic Recording Act
HB 2929 - Relating to radiologic technologists
HB 2948 - Relating to electronic registration of wildlife
HB 3040 - Twenty-First Century Business Technologies Property Valuation Act
HB 3158 - Allowing the use of traffic law photo-monitoring devices
HB 3188 - Relating to the confidentiality of the Rate Setting Model
HB 4124 - Creating the criminal offense of online impersonation
HB 4250 - Creating the Uniform Real Property Electronic Recording Act
HB 4271 - Reporting requirements for residential mortgage lenders and broker licensees
HB 4272 - Making electronic payments subject to the same fees as are currently permitted for returned checks
HB 4303 - Relating to electronic cash register automated sales suppression devices
HB 4318 - Updating the definition of computer in the commission of certain crimes
HB 4361 - Creating a publicly accessible database of information relevant to all horizontally drilled wells
HB 4367 - Relating to Open Governmental Proceedings
HB 4408 - Allowing for greater utilization of the Statewide Voter Registration System (SVRS)
HB 4421 - Clarifying that the Office of Technology is responsible for the retirement or transfer of information technology equipment
HB 4452 - Relating to the maintenance of voter registration lists and related records
HB 4547 - Creating the West Virginia Innovation Free-Trade Business Technology Property Valuation Act and the West Virginia Innovation Free-
HB 4552 - Requiring employer verification of the legal status of workers using an electronic verification program, the "E-Verify program"
HB 4561 - Employing best available control technology to control air pollution
HB 4571 - Imposing advanced recovery fees on consumers for the purchase of electronic devices
HB 4586 - Requiring filings in the State Register and the Code of State Rules be available in an electronic format
HB 4613 - Relating to development of broadband infrastructure and broadband deployment in this state

Tobacco and Tobacco Products (2 Bills)
HB 4428 - Providing that any person who maintains a "roll your own" cigarette machine at a retail establishment is deemed a manufacturer of
HB 4541 - Banning of flavored tobacco products

Tourism (7 Bills)
HB 2254 - Authorizing excess funds in the courtesy Patrol Fund to be transferred back to the Tourism Promotion Fund
HB 2800 - Creating the West Virginia Ski Resort Industry Commission
HB 3183 - Creating the Tourist-Oriented Directional Signs Program
HB 3224 - Removing annual credit cap for expansion projects
HB 4017 - Relating to arts, entertainment and enterprise districts
HB 4415 - Authorize a Prince Railroad Station Authority to acquire and maintain the railroad station building
HB 4477 - Providing that the inspecting of canopy tours is to be performed by special inspectors

Transportation (6 Bills)
HB 2023 - Requiring that transportation to and from school be provided for each child that needs or desires transportation
HB 2105 - No State-Funded Transportation for Abortion Act
HB 2111 - 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 2211 - Providing county boards of education may study the economic feasibility of exercising an option of engaging in cooperative agreeme
HB 4532 - Exempting motor vehicles used by the Department of Health and Human Resources solely for transporting Medicaid patients from the j
HB 4548 - Authorizing county commissions to designate a local funeral home or EMS to transport bodies for purposes of postmortem examination

Treasurer (State) (2 Bills)
HB 2482 - Changing the way that the costs of incarcerating inmates in regional jails is collected
HB 4649 - Relating to the State Treasurer's Office

Unemployment Compensation (6 Bills)
HB 2138 - Providing for the payment of unemployment compensation when a person misses work due to domestic violence
HB 2344 - Removing the receipt of an annuity, pension or other retirement pay as a disqualification for unemployment compensation benefits
HB 2543 - Relating to unemployment benefits for certain spouses of military personnel
HB 4007 - Relating to unemployment benefits for certain spouses of military personnel
HB 4542 - Relating to unemployment compensation benefits
HB 4549 - Imposing a monetary penalty on unemployment compensation recipients for obtaining benefits through the use of fraudulent statement

Uniform Laws (7 Bills)
HB 2010 - Uniform Collateral Consequences of Conviction Act
HB 2290 - Uniform Premarital Agreement Act
HB 3266 - Uniform Power of Attorney Act
HB 4250 - Creating the Uniform Real Property Electronic Recording Act
HB 4251 - Relating generally to amendments to the uniform commercial code
HB 4278 - The Uniform Debt Management Services Act
HB 4390 - Uniform Power of Attorney Act

Utilities (15 Bills)
HB 2034 - Relating to the adoption of the 2008 National Electric Code
HB 2160 - Authorizing incentives for energy conservation by electric utilities
HB 2271 - Business and occupation tax credit to electric power generators for the use of West Virginia coal
HB 2452 - Prohibiting the use of prerecorded or synthesized voice messages and establishing a do-not-call list
HB 2529 - Authorizing a corporation net income tax credit for reducing charges for home heating fuel and propane gas provided to low-income
HB 2809 - Stopping accelerated rate recovery because of adverse effects of constructing transmission facilities and revising the definition
HB 3088 - West Virginia Energy Efficiency Act
HB 3118 - Relating to private developers constructing new water systems
HB 4249 - Reducing utility rates for low-income residential customers
HB 4363 - Relating to energy efficiency for electric and gas utilities and their customers
HB 4530 - Authorizing the Public Service Commission to consider and issue a financing order to certain regulated electric utilities to permi
HB 4619 - Relating to alternative fuel initiatives
HB 4632 - Creating the Energy Intensive Industrial Consumers Revitalization Tax Credit Act
HB 4641 - Awarding credits for use of alternative and renewable energy resources
HB 4646 - Requiring electric utilities to implement integrated resource plans

Vendors (3 Bills)
HB 3181 - Creating "The Prompt Pay Act of 2011
HB 4290 - Keep Jobs in West Virginia Act
HB 4420 - Allowing the Information Services and Communications Division to accumulate invoices for certain telecommunication services

Vital Records (10 Bills)
HB 2039 - Relating to confidential records
HB 2207 - Providing that accident report forms are conclusive as to the issue of the accident's cause, unless a court rules otherwise
HB 2267 - Requiring the superintendent or owner of a mine to sign the fire boss record book daily
HB 2291 - Providing that identity theft is a felony if a person commits the crime with the intent to commit any other crime
HB 2326 - Reporting requirements when it is suspected that a woman suffered injury or death due to induced abortion
HB 2402 - Redefining the term "public record" as it is used in the Freedom of Information Act
HB 2465 - Requiring magistrate courts to maintain records relating to successful collection rates on judgements
HB 2668 - Requiring health care providers to release unemancipated minor's medical records for drug testing to a parent or legal guardian wi
HB 2789 - West Virginia Geographical Information System
HB 3207 - Authorizing the state to enter into a multistate compact defining the birthright form of United States citizenship

Water Resources (13 Bills)
HB 2730 - Relating to rules governing the operation of motor boats on lakes
HB 2834 - Relating to water pollution control
HB 3118 - Relating to private developers constructing new water systems
HB 4066 - Relating to ground water contamination and spills associated with the stimulation of wells using the fracking process
HB 4067 - Requiring a driller or owner of a natural gas well who contaminates a groundwater aquifer to remediate the aquifer until it meets
HB 4349 - Requiring operators to post a bond for each well and to condition the release of the bond
HB 4350 - Providing landowners of property adjacent to proposed well sites copies of the application, the erosion and sediment control plan
HB 4360 - Establishing a cradle to grave monitoring system for withdrawals of water used in the development of natural wells
HB 4362 - Requiring the center of all new gas wells to be more than one thousand feet from water wells or six hundred twenty-five feet from
HB 4383 - Allowing an affected water intake owner to waive the one-half mile zone requirement contained in water quality standards
HB 4386 - Requiring an emergency, temporary and permanent water supply when gas and oil operations have resulted in contamination, diminutio
HB 4518 - Establishing a procedure to determine compliance with the biologic component of the narrative water quality standard
HB 4609 - Clarifying that the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection does not assume a mine operator's obligations or liabilit

Workers Compensation (9 Bills)
HB 2006 - Providing a rebuttable presumption that a firefighter has developed a pulmonary disease or sustained a cardiovascular injury
HB 2145 - Providing workers' compensation coverage for certain employees who perform duties attendant to racing activities
HB 2209 - Requiring that all worker's compensation adjusters employed by a private insurance carrier be located within the geographic border
HB 2307 - Relating to the worker's compensation claimant attorney fees
HB 2396 - Requiring review and approval of final settlements of Workers' Compensation awards
HB 3215 - Providing that taxicab companies are not required to subscribe to or pay into the Workers' Compensation Fund
HB 4259 - Providing that rules adopted by the Workers' Compensation board of managers are subject to the legislative review process
HB 4479 - Relating to disbursement where injury is self-inflicted or intentionally caused by the employer
HB 4535 - Providing a rebuttable presumption that a volunteer firefighter has developed a pulmonary disease or sustained a cardiovascular in

Zoning (4 Bills)
HB 2166 - Relating to land use planning
HB 2232 - Removing the exemption from planning and zoning restrictions for mining and manufacturing activities and uses
HB 2665 - Relating to annexation generally
HB 4352 - Enacting zoning ordinances that regulate drilling and hydraulic fracturing activity

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