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Interim Committee Schedule and Agendas for: January 10 - 12, 2016

Sunday, January 10, 2016

Convene

Adjourn

Committee

Location

02:00 PM 03:00 PM Joint Committee on Government and Finance Senate Finance
No Agenda Posted
03:00 PM 04:00 PM Commission on Special Investigations Senate Finance
No Agenda Posted


Monday, January 11, 2016

Convene

Adjourn

Committee

Place

08:00 AM 09:00 AM Joint Committee on Health House Chamber

 

I. Meeting called to order

 

II. Roll Call

 

III. Approval of Minutes of November 16, 2015

 

 

IV. Charles Roskovensky, Counsel, House Committee on Health and Human Resources, discussion of draft legislation:

Certificate of Need

Abuse deterrent of opioid’s

Early ophthalmic refills

 

 

                                                  V. Jeff Johnson, Counsel, Senate Committee on Health and Human Resources - Final Report

 

 

VI. Other Business

 

 

VII. Adjournment

 

08:00 AM 09:00 AM Joint Standing Committee on Education House Gov. Org.

 

1.      Call to order.

2.      Roll call.

3.      Approval of minutes from the meetings on November 16, 2015.

4.      Joint Standing Committee on Education 2015 Interim Committee Report.

5.      Other business.

6.      Adjourn.

09:00 AM 10:00 AM Joint Committee on Health House Chamber
No Agenda Posted
09:00 AM 10:00 AM Joint Standing Committee on Education House Gov. Org.
No Agenda Posted
10:00 AM 11:00 AM Legislative Oversight Commission on Education Accountability Senate Finance

 

  1. Call to order.
  2. Roll call.
  3. Approval of minutes from the meeting on November 16, 2015.
  4. Higher Education Reports –
  • 2015 System Performance Report                                                                                                     

          West Virginia Code §18B-2B-6(c)(10)

          Dr. Sarah Armstrong Tucker, Chancellor, West Virginia Council for Community and Technical College Education

  • 2015 System Performance Report                                                                                                     

          West Virginia Code §18B-1B-4

          Dr. Paul Hill, Chancellor, West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission (HEPC)

  • Reauthorization Report:  Baccalaureate and Associate Degree Granting

          Institutions                                                                                                                                                   

         West Virginia Code §18B-4-7

         Dr. Corley Dennison, Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, HEPC

  • Annual Human Resources Salary Report                                                                           

         West Virginia Code §18B-7-8(b)(1)

         Ms. Patricia Clay, Vice Chancellor for Human Resources, HEPC

  • West Virginia Higher Education Report Card                                                                    

          West Virginia Code §18B-1D-8

          Dr. Neal Holly, Interim Vice Chancellor for Policy and Planning, HEPC

  • West Virginia Health Sciences and Rural Health Report Card                                        

          West Virginia Code §18B-16-9

          Dr. Robert Walker, Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences, HEPC

  • Capital Project Priorities                                                                                                                       

          West Virginia Code §18B-19-5

          Dr. Edward Magee, Vice Chancellor for Finance, HEPC

  • West Virginia Research Trust Fund 2015 Report                                                              

          West Virginia Code §18B-18A-12

          Dr. Jan Taylor, Director of Science and Research, HEPC

  • 2015 Nursing Scholarship Program and West Virginia Center for Nursing                            

          Annual Report                                                                                                                                         

         West Virginia Code §18C-3-4

         Ms. Drema Pierson, Administrator, Center for Nursing, HEPC

  1. Public Education Reports-
  • Annual Master Plan for Professional Development (returning from November meeting for questions)

          West Virginia Code §18-2I-3 and 4

          Teresa Hammond, Office of Early Learning, WVDE

  • Innovation Zones and the Progress of Innovation Zone Plans (returning from November meeting for questions)

          West Virginia Code §18-5B-7

          Michele Blatt, Chief Accountability Officer, WVDE

  • Impact and Effectiveness of the Accreditation System (revised report)

          Susan O’Brien, Director, Office of Education Performance Audits

  1. Other Business.
  2. Adjourn.

10:00 AM 11:00 AM Legislative Oversight Commission on Health and Human Resources Accountability House Gov. Org.
  1. Call to Order

 

  1. Roll Call

 

  1. Approval of Minutes from November 16, 2015

 

  1. Presentation:   Jeff Johnson, Counsel

                                    Senate Committee on Health and Human Resources

                                    Draft Legislation Regarding Drug Testing of Public Assistance Recipients

  1. Presentation:   Jeff Johnson, Counsel

                                    Senate Committee on Health and Human Resources

                                    Final Report

                                   

  1. Other business

 

  1. Adjourn

                             

11:00 AM 12:00 PM Joint Committee on Children and Families Senate Judiciary

 

I. Meeting called to Order

 

II. Roll Call

III. Adoption of minutes from previous meeting

 

IV. Presentation: Nancy Exline, Commissioner Bureau for Children and Families

 

V. Adoption of draft legislation

 

VI. Final Report -

 

VII. Other Business

 

VIII. Adjournment

11:00 AM 12:00 PM Legislative Oversight Commission on Education Accountability Senate Finance
No Agenda Posted
01:00 PM 02:00 PM Joint Committee on Government Operations - JOINT MEETING House Chamber
  1. Roll call.

  2. Approval of the minutes from the previous meeting.

  3. Discussion of Draft interim legislation:

    A Bill relating to Division of Natural Resources hunting and fishing licenses; and

    A Bill relating to accessible county records.

  4. Other Business.

     5.   Adjourn.    

01:00 PM 02:00 PM Joint Standing Committee on Energy House Gov. Org.

                               I. Meeting Call to Order

                               II. Roll Call

                               III. Counsel to explain new bill format

                               IV. Other Business

                     V. Adjournment

01:00 PM 02:00 PM Joint Standing Committee on Government Organization - JOINT MEETING House Chamber
  1. Roll call.

  2. Approval of the minutes from the previous meeting.

  3. Discussion of Draft interim legislation:

    A Bill relating to Division of Natural Resources hunting and fishing licenses; and

    A Bill relating to accessible county records.

  4. Other Business.

      5.  Adjourn.    

02:00 PM 03:00 PM Joint Committee on Government Operations - JOINT MEETING House Chamber
  1. Roll call.

  2. Approval of the minutes from the previous meeting.

  3. Discussion of Draft interim legislation:

    A Bill relating to Division of Natural Resources hunting and fishing licenses; and

    A Bill relating to accessible county records.

  4. Other Business.

      5.  Adjourn.    

02:00 PM 03:00 PM Joint Standing Committee on Energy House Gov. Org.
No Agenda Posted
02:00 PM 03:00 PM Joint Standing Committee on Government Organization - JOINT MEETING House Chamber
  1. Roll call.

  2. Approval of the minutes from the previous meeting.

  3. Discussion of Draft interim legislation:

    A Bill relating to Division of Natural Resources hunting and fishing licenses; and

    A Bill relating to accessible county records.

  4. Other Business.

      5.  Adjourn.    

03:00 PM 04:00 PM Joint Standing Committee on Finance House Gov. Org.
  1. Call to Order

 

  1. Roll Call

 

  1. Approval of Minutes of previous meeting

 

  1. Discussion of Final Report

 

  1. Other Business

 

  1. Adjournment

03:00 PM 04:00 PM Joint Standing Committee on the Judiciary House Chamber

1. Call to Order

2. Silent Roll Call

3. Approval of Minutes from November 2015 Meeting

4. Consideration of Draft Bills

  Relating to creation of a criminal penalty for strangulation

  Relating to modifying definitions contained in the Ethics Act

 Relating to banning lobbyist campaign contributions  

 Relating to increasing the penalties for transportation of controlled substances into State

 Relating to creation of a penalty for use of firearm in furtherance of a controlled substance offense

 Relating to creation of money laundering offenses

 Relating to creation of offense of conspiracy to commit a controlled substance offense

 Relating to amending permissible excused absences from school as it relates to truancy

5. Other Business

6. Adjournment 

04:00 PM 05:00 PM Joint Standing Committee on Finance House Gov. Org.
No Agenda Posted
04:00 PM 05:00 PM Joint Standing Committee on the Judiciary House Chamber
No Agenda Posted


Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Convene

Adjourn

Committee

Place

08:00 AM 09:00 AM Joint Commission on Economic Development House Gov. Org.

I. Call Meeting to Order  

II. Roll Call

III. Approval of Minutes

IV. Mr. Jeff LaFleur, Vice President of Generating Assets, American Electric Power

                Presentation: Clean Power Plan: Determining the Path Forward for West Virginia.

V.   G. Kurt Dettinger, Esq., Steptoe and Johnson:

                Presentation: Natural Gas Pipelines in West Virginia and their economic impact.

V. Miscellaneous Business

VI. Adjournment

09:00 AM 10:00 AM Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources Subcommittee House Gov. Org.
  1. Meeting called to order

 

  1. Roll call

 

  1. Approval of September and November 2015 minutes

 

  1. Gary Foster, WV Division of Natural Resources, Assistant Chief of Big Game Management, to discuss the 2015 Big Game Report

 

  1. Other business

 

Adjournment

09:00 AM 10:00 AM Select Committee on Veterans' Affairs Senate Judiciary

        I.            Meeting called to order

      II.            Roll call

    III.            Approval of minutes

    IV.            Consideration of final report

      V.            Miscellaneous business

10:00 AM 11:00 AM Agriculture and Rural Development House Chamber
  1. Meeting called to order

 

  1. Roll call

 

  1. Approval of September 2015 minutes

 

  1. Melissa Williams, Assistant Program Director, Community and Agriculture Resource Development, WVSU Extension Service, to speak about vertical agriculture and production.

 

  1. Fritz Boettner, Downstream Strategies, to discuss community-based approaches to food access and security (i.e., Alderson’s Green Grocer)

 

  1. Elizabeth Spillman, Executive Director of WV Food and Farm Coalition, and Adam Taylor, Project Coordinator, WV Farmer’s Market Association, to discuss cottage foods, farm to food bank, local food procurement and an update on the WV Cooperative Collaborative

 

 

  1. Other business

 

Adjournment

10:00 AM 11:00 AM Select Committee on PEIA, Seniors and Long Term Care House Gov. Org.

 I. Call Meeting to Order  

 II. Roll Call

III. Approval of previous minutes

IV. Mark Knabenshue, President, West Virginia Directors of Senior and Community Services to discuss the services and importance of our state’s senior centers.

V. Consideration of H.B. XXXX/S.B. XXX, Increasing criminal penalties for financial exploitation of an elderly, protected, or incapacitated person

VI. Consideration of H.B. XXXX/S.B. XXX, Prohibiting certain public service as condition of probation for conviction of a violent crime against an elderly person

VII. Consideration of final report to Joint Committee on Government and Finance

VIII.. Miscellaneous Business

 IX. Adjournment

11:00 AM 12:00 PM Forest Management Review Commission House Gov. Org.
  1. Meeting called to order

 

  1. Roll call

 

  1. Approval of November 2015 Minutes

 

  1. Michael Caryl, Attorney, Bowles Rice, to speak about forestry and taxation

 

  1. Linda Carnell, WV Division of Forestry Program Specialist, to speak about conservation and forestry education

 

  1. Nathan Taylor, WV Department of Education, Coordinator for Agriculture and Natural Resources curriculum, to give an overview of Forestry career/tech education

 

  1. Other business

 

Adjournment

11:00 AM 12:00 PM Legislative Intern Committee House Finance
No Agenda Posted
12:00 PM 02:00 PM Post Audits Subcommittee Senate Finance
  1. Volunteer Fire Departments - response to Subcommittee members' questions regarding worker's compensation insurance; audits on Albright VFD; Panther VFD; and Spelter VFD - presented by Nathan Hamilton, VFD Auditor
  2. Report on the Office of the State Fire Marshall - presented by Justin Robinson, Auditor
  3. Audit on the Division of Justice and Community Services - presented by Stanley Lynch, Deputy Director
  4. Discussion of the concerns with the Department of Agriculture's response to bi-weekly pay - presented by Denny Rhodes, Director
  5. Discussion of overtime for exempt employees and PEIA premiums - presented by Denny Rhodes, Director
  6. Discussion of Division of Highways employees commuting in state vehicles - presented by Denny Rhodes, Director
  7. Update on the Courtesy Patrol Program - presented by John McBrayer, Deputy Secretary of the Department of Transportation
  8. Financial Statement Audit (FY 2015) of the Division of Highways - presented by Robert Adams, Director, Gibbons & Kawash
  9. Other business

02:00 PM 03:00 PM Joint Committee on Government Operations - JOINT MEETING House Chamber
  1. Roll call.

  2. Approval of the minutes from the previous meeting.

  3. Departmental Review of the Higher Education Policy Commissions and the Council for Community and Technical College Education.

  4. Presentation of a Supplemental Response to the Sunrise Report on Athletic Trainers.

  5. Other Business.

      6.  Adjourn.    

02:00 PM 03:00 PM Joint Standing Committee on Government Organization - JOINT MEETING House Chamber
  1. Roll call.

  2. Approval of the minutes from the previous meeting.

  3. Departmental Review of the Higher Education Policy Commissions and the Council for Community and Technical College Education.

  4. Presentation of a Supplemental Response to the Sunrise Report on Athletic Trainers.

  5. Other Business.

      6.  Adjourn.    

02:00 PM 03:00 PM Legislative Oversight Commission on Education Accountability Senate Finance

1.       Call to order.

2.       Roll call.

3.       Public Education Reports –

·       Effectiveness, Efficiency and Impact of the Statewide Professional Development Plan

      West Virginia Code §18-2I-4

      Pat Hammer, Office of Research, Accountability and Data Governance, WVDE

·      Marshall County Schools LSIC Waiver Request

      Robert Wilson, Vocational Job Placement/ABE, Marshall County Schools

·      State Board Policy 3234, School Calendar

     Clayton Burch, Chief Academic Officer, WVDE

·       State Board Policy 5500, Professional Learning for West Virginia Educators

      Clayton Burch, Chief Academic Officer, WVDE

·       Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying Report

      West Virginia Code §18-2C-3

      Shelly Stalnaker, Office of Student and School Support, WVDE

·      Effect of the Alternative School or Other Placements for Disruptive Students Pilot Projects

     West Virginia Code §18-2-6

     Shelly Stalnaker, Office of Student and School Support, WVDE

·      Report on the Number of Students Determined to be Dangerous Students

     West Virginia Code §18A-5-1a

     Shelly Stalnaker, Office of Student and School Support, WVDE 

·      Data Relevant to the Goals and Objectives of the EDGE Initiative

     West Virginia Code §18-13-3

     Kathy D’Antoni, Chief Career Technical Education Officer, WVDE

·      Findings of Review of Rules, Policies and Standards of State and Federal Law for Serving the Needs 

     of Exceptional Children Along with an Accounting of the Services Provided and the Costs Thereof

     West Virginia Code §18-20-5

     Pat Homberg, Office of Special Education 

·      Recommendation of Policies, Procedures and Legislation for Effectively Providing Early Intervention Services and Reports 

     on the Status of Existing Programs

    West Virginia Code §18-20-8

    Pat Homberg, Office of Special Education

·     Impacts to the Feed to Achieve Act and Any Recommendations for Legislation

    West Virginia Code §18-5D-3

    Rick Goff, Office of Child Nutrition, WVDE

·    Special Community Development School Pilot Program Status Report

    West Virginia Code §18-3-12

    Reverend Matthew J. Watts

·    Information On Class Size and the Number of Pupils Per Teacher for All Classes in Grades 7-12

    West Virginia Code §18-5-18a

    Randall Kirk, Office of Data Management and Analysis

4.       Other Business.

5.       Adjourn.

03:00 PM 04:00 PM Labor and Worker Safety Issues House Gov. Org.

I. Call Meeting to Order

II. Approval of Minutes

III. Presentation by:

Danny Spratt, Mine Rescue Coordinator, West Virginia Office of Miners’ Health, Safety and Training (Mine Rescue).

V. Miscellaneous Business

VI. Adjournment

03:00 PM 04:00 PM Legislative Oversight Commission on Education Accountability Senate Finance
No Agenda Posted
04:00 PM 05:00 PM Joint Committee on Government and Finance Senate Finance
  1. Approval of January 2016 Interim Meetings
  2. Approval of November 16, 2015 minutes
  3. WV Division of Highways Performance Audit
  4. Other Business
  5. Adjournment



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