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Mike Manypenny (D - Taylor, 49)


Capitol Office:
Room 203E, Building 1
State Capitol Complex
Charleston, WV 25305
Capitol Phone: (304) 340-3139

Route 3, Box 202
Grafton, WV, 26354
Home Phone: NA
Business Phone: (304) 677-0379


VICE CHAIR: Agriculture
Senior Citizen Issues
Small Business Entrepreneurship and Economic Development



District Counties: Marion (part), Monongalia (part), Taylor (part)



Delegate Manypenny was the Lead Sponsor of 85 bills
HB 2032Allowing political parties to obtain ballot access by expanding the scope of the definition of political partyPendingJudiciary
HB 2033Requiring an automatic home confinement sentence for certain nonviolent misdemeanorsPendingJudiciary
HB 2059Mandatory funding of community corrections programsPendingJudiciary
HB 2060Increasing the soft drinks taxPendingAgriculture and Natural Resources
HB 2061Requiring operators to post a bond for each well and to condition the release of the bondPendingJudiciary
HB 2062Studying the environmental and health impacts of shale gas developmentPendingJudiciary
HB 2064Requiring a driller or owner of a natural gas well who contaminates a groundwater aquifer to remediate the aquifer until it meets the standards of the Clean Water ActPendingJudiciary
HB 2066Requiring the posting of material data safety sheets and documentation of fracking fluid componentsPendingJudiciary
HB 2067Providing misdemeanor criminal penalty for failing to comply with law regarding sale, lease or disposition of municipal propertyPendingPolitical Subdivisions
HB 2110Providing that visitation to a grandparent shall consist of a minimum of one visit a monthPendingJudiciary
HB 2111Employing best available control technology to control air pollutionPendingEnergy
HB 2112Prohibiting the use of prophylactic feeding of antibiotics to livestockPendingAgriculture and Natural Resources
HB 2113Establishing a two year pilot program on the disposal of unused pharmaceuticalsPendingHealth and Human Resources
HB 2114Relating to revocation of current and future horizontal well permitsPendingJudiciary
HB 2136Providing landowners of property adjacent to proposed well sites copies of the application, the erosion and sediment control planPendingJudiciary
HB 2137Enacting zoning ordinances that regulate drilling and hydraulic fracturing activityPendingJudiciary
HB 2138Permitting mineral owners and producers to negotiate a new lease under certain conditionsPendingJudiciary
HB 2143Requiring liners in all new surface coal-waste impoundments and requiring regulations relating to the planning, constructing and maintenance of the linersPendingEnergy
HB 2145Creating the "Genetically Engineered Crop and Animal Farmer Protection Act"PendingAgriculture and Natural Resources
HB 2151Requiring the West Virginia Commissioner of Highways to use recycled materials in construction or maintenance of roads and highwaysPendingRoads and Transportation
HB 2152Requiring flowback plans for all work on oil and gas wellsPendingJudiciary
HB 2153Creating the "Genetically Engineered Food Right to Know Act"PendingAgriculture and Natural Resources
HB 2161Continuing education requirement of building code inspectorsPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2164Providing rehabilitation treatment programs to inmates imprisoned in any jailPendingJudiciary
HB 2175Requiring certain licensees to take continuing education in green buildingPendingIndustry & Labor
HB 2176Relating to interconnection and net-metering of customer-generators of renewable energyPendingEnergy
HB 2207Creating the "Genetically Engineered Organism Liability Act"PendingAgriculture and Natural Resources
HB 2208Prohibiting underground injection of coal slurry in new permits or modifications and renewalsPendingEnergy
HB 2210Relating to energy efficiency for electric and gas utilities and their customersPendingEnergy
HB 2211Imposing advanced recovery fees on consumers for the purchase of electronic devicesPendingJudiciary
HB 2239Requiring doctors and hospitals to bill patients within one year of when the goods and services were providedPendingHealth and Human Resources
HB 2244Providing that a plant based substance or biological organism determined to provide any potential medical benefit may not be designated or rescheduled as a Class I or II controlled substancePendingHealth and Human Resources
HB 2254Requiring an emergency, temporary and permanent water supply when gas and oil operations have resulted in contamination, diminution or interruptionPendingJudiciary
HB 2255Studying injection induced seismic activity associated with to horizontal well drilling and waste injectionPendingJudiciary
HB 2256Establishing a cradle to grave monitoring system for withdrawals of water used in the development of natural wellsPendingJudiciary
HB 2257Creating a publicly accessible database of information relevant to all horizontally drilled wellsPendingJudiciary
HB 2258Requiring the center of all new gas wells to be more than one thousand feet from water wells or six hundred twenty-five feet from the edge of the well padPendingJudiciary
HB 2259Requiring persons giving testimony or providing information to the Legislature to attest to the truthfulness of the testimonyPendingJudiciary
HB 2260Prohibiting the drilling of horizontal oil and gas wells beneath abandoned wellsPendingJudiciary
HB 2261Requiring hospitals and other medical service providers to bill Medicaid for eligible inmate hospital and professional servicesPendingHealth and Human Resources
HB 2262Requiring operators of natural gas wells and surface owners to enter into surface use agreementsPendingJudiciary
HB 2263Permitting surface owners to receive a two percent royalty for minerals extractedPendingJudiciary
HB 2264Disclosing to surface owners the impact the mineral extraction will have on the surface ownerPendingJudiciary
HB 2280Requiring persons who are not members of the American Association of Professional Landmen to have two years or more of experience in contracting for oil and gas leasesPendingEnergy
HB 2302Providing a personal income tax modification for certain retirees who are in long-term care facilitiesPendingPensions and Retirement
HB 2304Adding oil and gas facilities, wells, pipelines and tanks to the coordinated statewide program of air pollution preventionPendingJudiciary
HB 2305BPA-Free Kids ActPendingHealth and Human Resources
HB 2311Permitting the state to opt out of a federal statute that would otherwise not allow a state resident who has been convicted of a felony involving a controlled substance from receiving certain benefitsPendingJudiciary
HB 2313Permitting surface owners to purchase the mineral interests that lay below the property when the mineral interest becomes subject to a tax lienPendingEnergy
HB 2348Creating and implementing a fund to encourage the development and use of renewable forms of energyPendingEnergy
HB 2389Requiring county commissions to adopt county farmland protection programsPendingPolitical Subdivisions
HB 2419Relating to dual liner requirementsPendingJudiciary
HB 2430Exempting the construction or addition of active solar energy systems from real and personal property taxationPendingJudiciary
HB 2875Relating to residential solar energy tax creditsPendingEnergy
HB 2893Relating to preservation of cemeteriesPendingJudiciary
HB 3001Requiring a composite soil sampling and testing be performed on the ground area underneath a pit or impoundment after it has been drainedPendingJudiciary
HB 3011Removing the provision that requires an applicant to meet federal requirements concerning the production, distribution and sale of industrial hemp prior to being licensedSigned
HB 3017Requiring the State Fire Marshal to propose rules for legislative approval to set standards for minimum acceptable fire company on-duty staffing levelsPendingGovernment Organization
HB 3036Improving program integrity for Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance ProgramPendingHealth and Human Resources
HB 3046Requiring the Department of Environmental Protection to issue a procedural rule to allow surface owners a right to a hearing and appealPendingJudiciary
HB 3064Allowing the general public to use certain certified timberland for certain recreational purposes for that property to maintain its preferential tax status as managed timberlandPendingAgriculture and Natural Resources
HB 3080Relating to alternative and renewable energy portfolio standardsPendingEnergy
HB 3118Requiring a change of venue in all criminal matters for which the sentence could be life without mercy and to allow for appeals by current inmatesPendingJudiciary
HB 3132Creating the offense of sexual batteryPendingJudiciary
HB 3153Relating to retailer electronic waste collectionPendingJudiciary
HB 3154Relating to the expungement of certain felony convictionsPendingJudiciary
HB 4125Providing for the collection of certain fees dedicated to pay civil legal fees for low income personsPendingPolitical Subdivisions
HB 4255Water Resources Protection and Management ActPendingJudiciary
HB 4264Creating the Compassionate Use Act for Medical CannabisPendingHealth and Human Resources
HB 4269Creating a Task Force on the Prevention of Sexual Abuse of Children within the Center for Professional DevelopmentPendingEducation
HB 4272Exempting sales of precious metals from the sales taxPendingFinance
HB 4279Creating the Citizen Privacy and Internet Activity ActPendingJudiciary
HB 4285Amending the Water Resources Protection and Management Act to incorporate recommendations from the state Water Resources Management Plan PendingJudiciary
HB 4300Creating a State Animal Abuse RegistryPendingAgriculture and Natural Resources
HB 4303Oil and Gas Drilling Workplace Safety ActPendingJudiciary
HB 4355Prohibiting an employer from inquiring whether an applicant for employment has been convicted of a criminal offensePendingJudiciary
HB 4356Creating a West Virginia personal income tax modification reducing federal adjusted gross income for persons who choose to spay or neuter their dogs or catsPendingAgriculture and Natural Resources
HB 4362Prohibiting smoking in a motor vehicle when a child is presentPendingRoads and Transportation
HB 4367West Virginia Energy Efficiency Resource ActPendingEnergy
HB 4439Granting the Department of Agriculture the authority to create and maintain a program to encourage, support and develop West Virginia veterans into the field of agriculturePendingFinance
HB 4514Creating the Office of Child Protection OmbudsmanPendingHealth and Human Resources
HB 4519Relating to grandparent's rightsPendingJudiciary
HB 4523Relating to the West Virginia fertilizer lawPendingJudiciary
HB 4584State Bank of West VirginiaPendingBanking and Insurance
HB 4609Restricting swimming on Tygart Lake in the Pleasant Creek Wildlife Management Area to within fifty feet of the boat launch areaPendingAgriculture and Natural Resources

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