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Release Date: 03/24/2017
Contact: Jacque Bland at (304) 590-4678


Senate


Senate Calendar and Committee Schedule for Friday, March 24, 2017

P>Friday, March 24, 2017 – 45th Day of Session.

The Senate will convene at 11 a.m.

RESOLUTIONS

  • SR 51: Designating March 24, 2017, as Jefferson County Day (Rucker)
  • SR 52: Designating March 24, 2017, as Firefighters Day (Boso)

    UNFINISHED BUSINESS

  • SCR 35: Urging Congress reassess federal definition of industrial hemp
  • SCR 46: Requesting study on consumer complaints regarding safety of aftermarket crash parts
  • SCR 47: US Army PFC Dell Dingess Lane

    THIRD READING

  • Eng. Com. Sub. for SB 18: Requiring new comprehensive statewide student assessment
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for SB 61: Providing consumers sales and service tax and use tax exemption for certain services and tangible personal property sold for repair, remodeling and maintenance of aircraft (original similar to HB 2774, HB 2806)
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for SB 76: Creating WV Second Chance for Employment Act (original similar to HB2107, HB 2536, HB 2657, SB 366)
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for SB 183: Transferring Division of Forestry from Department of Commerce to Department of Agriculture (original similar to HB 2790)
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for SB 419: Creating special revenue fund sources for Division of Labor to meet statutory obligations (original similar to HB 2776)
  • Eng. SB 464: Eliminating taxation on annuity consideration received by life insurer
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for Com. Sub. for SB 486: Relating to health care provider taxes
  • Eng. SB 504: Defining "special aircraft property"
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for SB 535: Reorganizing Division of Tourism (original similar to HB 2899)
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for SB 538: Creating special conditions of parole

    SECOND READING

  • Com. Sub. for SB 74: Allowing fire departments to charge fees for service calls (original similar to HB 2638)
  • Com. Sub. for SB 388: Relating to dangerous weapons
  • Com. Sub. for SB 428: Relating to partial filling of prescriptions (original similar to HB 2989)
  • SB 433: Permitting counties increase excise tax on privilege of transferring real property (original similar to HB 2461, SB 647)
  • Com. Sub. for SB 477: Increasing State Road Fund by raising DMV fees and motor fuel excise taxes (original similar to HB 2814)
  • Com. Sub. for SB 602: Creating uniform system of recording and indexing fictitious names used by sole proprietors
  • Com. Sub. for SB 622: Relating generally to tax procedures and administration
  • SB 658: Establishing procedure for retitling mobile and manufactured homes
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for HB 2486: Providing that when a party's health condition is at issue in a civil action, medical records and releases for medical information may be requested and required without court order
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for HB 2811: Relating to the definition of above ground storage tanks

    FIRST READING

  • Com. Sub. for Com. Sub. for SB 60: Relating to eligibility and fraud requirements for public assistance (original similar to HB2741)
  • Com. Sub. for Com. Sub. for SB 281: Increasing number of limited video lottery machines allowed at retail location
  • Com. Sub. for SB 316: Requiring individuals receiving unemployment compensation apply for and accept seasonal employment
  • Com. Sub. for SB 412: Relating to WV Jobs Act reporting requirements
  • Com. Sub. for SB 437: Discontinuing WV Greyhound Breeding Development Fund
  • Com. Sub. for SB 453: Adding classification and base salaries of certain civilian employees of WV State Police Forensic Laboratory (original similar to HB 3065)
  • SB 493: Providing increase in compensation for conservation officers (Com. amend. pending)
  • Com. Sub. for SB 539: Relating to regulation and control of financing elections
  • SB 566: Claims against state
  • Com. Sub. for SB 586: Changing fees for custom slaughters from annual to triennial
  • Com. Sub. for SB 647: Relating generally to additional county excise taxes on real property transfer
  • SJR 10: Eliminating Office of Surveyor of Lands Amendment
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for HB 2001: Relating to ethics and transparency in government (Com. amend. and title amend. pending)
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for HB 2506: Relating to the permit limit calculations and allowing overlapping mixing zones for calculating permit limits for drinking water criteria
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for HB 2868: Relating generally to Uniform Unclaimed Property Act (Com. amend. and title amend. pending)

    Scheduled Committee Meetings

    10 a.m.: Health and Human Resources (451M)

    (Continuation of agenda from March 23)

  • HB 2459: Relating to regulation of health care and the certificate of need process
  • SB 386: Creating WV Medical Cannabis Act
  • SB 47: Exempting certain employers from discriminating against tobacco users

    1 p.m.: Select Committee on Tax Reform (451M)

  • Com. Sub. for SB 409: Modifying exemptions for consumers sales and service tax
  • Com. Sub. for SJR 8: Fair and Simple Tax Reform or FASTR amendment

    TBA: Government Organization (208W)

  • SB 588: Relating to reproduction, distribution and sale of tax maps
  • SB 294: Relating to Community Sustainability Investment Pilot Program
  • SB 534: Relating to incentives for consolidating local governments VSB 501: Relating to WV Economic Development Authority

    2 p.m.: Judiciary (208W)

  • SB 592: Providing independent redistricting commission propose redistricting plans during census years
  • SB 399: Prohibiting political subdivisions from enacting local ordinances regulating benefits employers provide to employees
  • SB 406: Relating to generic drug products
  • SB 667: Limiting authority of Attorney General to disclose certain information provided by Tax Commissioner
  • SB 408: Relating to public employees
  • SJR 6: Roads to Prosperity Amendment of 2017
  • SB 615: Limiting number of days legislative members receive compensation during extended and extraordinary session
  • Originating Bill 5: Expediting resolution of road damage and payment claims
  • SB 563: Relating to Consumer Credit and Protection Act
  • SB 639: Expanding definition of deductions under Wage Payment and Collection Act
  • SB 489: Relating to commencement of civil actions in magistrate court

    3 p.m.: Finance (451M)

  • Committee Substitute for SB 38: Creating 5-year tax credit for new businesses locating on post-mine sites
  • Committee Substitute for SB 57: Continuing personal income tax adjustment for certain retirees
  • Committee Substitute for SB 238: Increasing tax credits allowed for rehabilitation of certified historic structures
  • Committee Substitute for Committee Substitute for SB 521: Relating generally to Public Defender Services
  • Committee Substitute for SB 482: Relating generally to WV Parkways Authority

    Committee Action on Bills from Thursday, March 23, 2017

    9:30 a.m.: Finance (451M)

  • SB 614: Relating to expansion of broadband service
  • Passed; to be reported to the floor

  • Committee Substitute for SB 69: Creating Sexual Assault Victims Bill of Rights
  • Passed; to be reported to the floor

  • SB 416: Relating to Public-Private Transportation Facilities Act
  • Passed; to be reported to the floor

  • SB 417: Removing financial limitations on number of design-build projects undertaken by DOH
  • Passed; to be reported to the floor

  • SB 421: Increasing amount of authorized federal Grant Anticipation Notes for which DOH may apply
  • Passed; to be reported to the floor

    1 p.m.: Energy, Industry and Mining (208W)

  • Originating Bill 1: Relating to coal mining
  • Passed; to be reported to the floor

    1 p.m.: Health and Human Resources (451M)

  • SB 578: Relating generally to copies of health care records furnished to patients
  • Passed; to be reported to the floor

  • HB 2459: Relating to regulation of health care and the certificate of need process
  • Will be considered at 10 a.m. meeting (3/24)

  • SB 386: Creating WV Medical Cannabis Act
  • Will be considered at 10 a.m. meeting (3/24)

  • SB 47: Exempting certain employers from discriminating against tobacco users
  • Will be considered at 10 a.m. meeting (3/24)

    2 p.m.: Government Organization (208W)

  • SB 380: Creating 2-year pilot program to allow all-terrain or recreational vehicles in Cabwaylingo State Forest
  • Passed; to be reported to the floor

  • SB 631: Relating to prosecuting violations of municipal building code
  • Passed; to be reported to the floor

  • SB 671: Relating to WV Anatomical Board
  • Passed; to be reported to the floor

  • SB 634: Relating generally to certain agreements between DHHR and two largest state universities
  • Passed; to be reported to the floor

  • SB 638: Relating to WV Contractor Licensing Act
  • No action; bill has been laid over

  • SB 588: Relating to reproduction, distribution and sale of tax maps
  • Will be considered at afternoon meeting (3/24)

  • SB 294: Relating to Community Sustainability Investment Pilot Program
  • Will be considered at afternoon meeting (3/24)

  • SB 534: Relating to incentives for consolidating local governments
  • Will be considered at afternoon meeting (3/24)

  • SB 501: Relating to WV Economic Development Authority
  • Will be considered at afternoon meeting (3/24)

    2 p.m.: Education (451M)

  • SB 401: Allowing county board of education base employment decisions on individual’s qualifications
  • Passed; to be reported to the floor

  • SB 537: Relating to exemptions from mandated immunizations
  • Passed; to Health & Human Resources

  • SB 630: Establishing Accessibility and Equity in Public Education Enhancement Act
  • Passed; to be reported to the floor

  • SB 609: Creating additional flexibility for school systems in use of school aid funds
  • Passed; to Finance

  • SB 621: Providing certain rules inapplicable after county board of education notifies state board of possible closing or consolidations
  • Passed; to be reported to the floor

  • SB 273: Establishing Education Savings Account Program
  • Subcommittee report accepted; bill passed; to be reported to the floor

    3 p.m.: Judiciary (208W)

  • SB 217: Relating to disclaimers of warranties which are subject of consumer transaction
  • Passed; to be reported to the floor

  • SB 399: Prohibiting political subdivisions from enacting local ordinances regulating benefits employers provide to employees
  • Bill has been laid over

  • SB 601: Relating to requirements for making consumer loans
  • Passed; to be reported to the floor

  • SB 606: Defining seasonal amusement parks workers
  • Passed; to be reported to the floor

  • SB 549: Allowing individuals at least 21 or older operate or ride motorcycle without helmet
  • Bill has been laid over

  • Originating Bill 6: Authorizing the issuance of one day non-intoxicating beer sales licenses for charitable events
  • Passed; to be reported to the floor

  • SB 515: Relating to parole requirements for hearings and release
  • Bill has been laid over

  • SB 333: Requiring all DHHR-licensed facilities access WV Controlled Substances Monitoring Program Database
  • Bill has been laid over

  • SB 167: Relating to DNA evidence
  • Passed; to be reported to the floor

  • SB 376: Requiring certain persons comply with registration requirements of Sex Offender Registration Act
  • Passed; to be reported to the floor

  • SB 637: ABC licensing of resorts with multiple locations
  • Bill has been laid over

  • SB 576: Providing exception to waste for certain oil and gas development
  • Passed; to be reported to the floor

    3 p.m.: Finance (451M)

  • SB 628: Relating to providing funding for Statewide Interoperable Radio Network
  • Passed; to be reported to the floor

  • Committee Substitute for SB 210: Renaming Local Powers Act the County Local Powers Act
  • Passed; to be reported to the floor

  • SJR 4: County Economic Development Amendment
  • Passed; to be reported to the floor

  • Committee Substitute for SB 484: Relating generally to taxation
  • Passed; to be reported to the floor

    Bills that Have Passed the Senate as of Thursday, March 23, 2017 (169)

  • SB 4: Allowing licensed professionals donate time to care of indigent and needy in clinical setting (House Judiciary)
  • SB 5: Disqualifying CDL for DUI conviction in certain cases (House Judiciary)
  • SB 9: Regulating unmanned aircraft systems (House Judiciary)
  • SB 16: Repealing section related to wind power projects (House Energy)
  • SB 25: Creating farm-to-food bank tax credit (House Ag & Natural Resources)
  • SB 27: Relating to microprocessor permit (House Health & Human Resources)
  • SB 28: Creating new system for certain contiguous counties to establish regional recreation authorities (House Ag & Natural Resources)
  • SB 36: Permitting school nurses to possess and administer opioid antagonists (House Health & Human Resources)
  • SB 41: Extending time person may be subject to probation (House Judiciary)
  • SB 80: Equalizing criminal penalty for entering without breaking regardless of time of day (House Judiciary)
  • SB 113: Authorizing DEP promulgate legislative rule awarding matching grants for litter control programs (1st Reading 3/24)
  • SB 116: Governor's Committee on Crime, Delinquency and Correction rule relating to law-enforcement training and certification standards (House Judiciary)
  • SB 125: Authorizing DHHR promulgate legislative rules (House Judiciary)
  • SB 127: Authorizing Department of Revenue to promulgate legislative rules (Pending Senate concurrence)
  • SB 134: Authorizing Bureau of Commerce to promulgate legislative rules (House Judiciary)
  • SB 151: Authorizing Department of Administration promulgate legislative rules (House Judiciary)
  • SB 164: Relating to traffic regulations and special load limits (House Judiciary)
  • SB 169: Repealing article providing assistance to Korea and Vietnam veterans exposed to certain chemical defoliants (House Finance)
  • SB 170: Repealing state hemophilia program (House Finance)
  • SB 171: Repealing Programs of All-Inclusive Care for Elderly (House Finance)
  • SB 172: Eliminating salary for Water Development Authority board members (House Government Organization)
  • SB 173: Relating generally to autocycles (House Judiciary)
  • SB 174: Exempting transportation of household goods from PSC jurisdiction (House Government Organization)
  • SB 176: Repealing article concerning detection of tuberculosis, high blood pressure and diabetes (Signed 3/13)
  • SB 180: Relating to PSC jurisdiction over certain telephone company and internet services (House Government Organization)
  • SB 182: Providing procedures that prevent disqualifying low bids for government construction contracts due to document technicalities (House Government Organization)
  • SB 185: Allowing spending units designate fund into which proceeds from sale of surplus property must be deposited (House Government Organization)
  • SB 186: Adjusting date when children become eligible for certain school programs and school attendance requirements (House Education)
  • SB 187: Providing for confidentiality of patients' medical records (House Judiciary)
  • SB 188: Correcting definition of "telehealth" in medication-assisted treatment programs (Signed 3/13)
  • SB 190: Eliminating preferences for vendors bidding on state contracts for commodities or printing (House Government Organization)
  • SB 192: Relating generally to licensed surveyors (House Judiciary)
  • SB 198: Expanding Health Sciences Program to allow certain medical practitioners in underserved areas (House Finance)
  • SB 202: Relating to pawnbrokers generally (House Judiciary)
  • SB 204: Requiring persons appointed to fill vacancy by Governor have same qualifications for vacated office and receive same compensation and expenses (House Judiciary)
  • SB 206: Expanding definition of "kidnapping" to include taking or gaining custody of, confining or concealing person by force (House Judiciary)
  • SB 209: Defining term "veteran" as it relates to veteran-owned business (House Veterans Affairs)
  • SB 212: Relating generally to procedures for drivers' license suspensions and revocations (House Judiciary)
  • SB 214: Adopting Uniform Electronic Legal Material Act (House Judiciary)
  • SB 215: Allowing county commissions authority to amend proposed rates, fees and charges proposed by public service districts (House Political Subdivisions)
  • SB 216: Permitting exclusion, modification or limitation of warranties in sale of used motor vehicles (House Judiciary)
  • SB 219: Relating to conspiracy to commit crimes under Uniform Controlled Substances Act (House Judiciary)
  • SB 220: Relating to offenses and penalties under Uniform Controlled Substances Act (House Judiciary)
  • SB 221: Relating to composition of PEIA Finance Board (House Government Organization)
  • SB 222: Relating to disqualification for unemployment benefits (House Judiciary)
  • SB 224: Repealing requirement for employer's bond for wages and benefits (House Judiciary)
  • SB 225: Allowing magistrates to conduct proceeding for temporary emergency protective order dealing with temporary custody by family court (House Judiciary)
  • SB 230: Relating to certain WV officials carrying concealed firearm nationwide (House Judiciary)
  • SB 231: Relating to State Board of Education and Medicaid-eligible children (to Governor 3/20)
  • SB 233: Excluding from protection oral communications uttered in child care center under Wiretapping and Electronic Surveillance Act (House Judiciary)
  • SB 235: Relating to motorcycle registration renewal (House Government Organization)
  • SB 236: Relating to damages for medical monitoring (House Judiciary)
  • SB 237: Repealing obsolete rules of Department of Revenue (House Judiciary)
  • SB 239: Limiting use of wages by employers and labor organizations for political activities (House Judiciary)
  • SB 240: Creating crime of nonconsensual distribution of sexual images (House Judiciary)
  • SB 242: Relating to school calendars (House Education)
  • SB 243: Relating to domestic relations (House Judiciary)
  • SB 247: Authorizing prosecuting attorney designate and deliver grand jury records for investigative purposes (House Judiciary)
  • SB 248: Clarifying composition and chairmanship of Commission on Special Investigations (House Judiciary)
  • SB 249: Relating to information required in abstract of judgment (House Judiciary)
  • SB 255: Relating to filling vacancies on county commissions and other county offices (House Judiciary)
  • SB 256: Relating to prohibiting aiding and abetting of sexual abuse by school personnel (House Judiciary)
  • SB 259: Requiring administrators of intestate estates to give bond and take oath (House Judiciary)
  • SB 261: Relating to increasing salary or wages of judgment debtor (House Judiciary)
  • SB 263: Creating exemption from certain contract and common carrier laws for vehicles used exclusively for transportation of railroad personnel (House Roads & Transportation)
  • SB 280: Moving administration of Civil Air Patrol to Adjutant General (House Veterans Affairs)
  • SB 288: Increasing penalty for crime of child abuse causing death by parent, guardian, custodian or other person (House Judiciary)
  • SB 290: Authorizing operators of distillery or mini-distillery offer for purchase and consumption of liquor on Sundays (House Government Organization)
  • SB 299: Supplementing, amending, decreasing and increasing items of appropriations from State Road Fund to DOH (House Finance)
  • SB 300: Supplemental appropriation from unappropriated balance in Treasury to Division of Personnel (House Finance)
  • SB 301: Supplemental appropriation of federal funds from Treasury to State Board of Education, School Lunch Program (to Governor 3/22)
  • SB 302: Supplemental appropriation of federal funds from Treasury to Division of Human Services (to Governor 3/23)
  • SB 303: Supplemental appropriation of public moneys from Treasury to DHHR (House Finance)
  • SB 305: Supplemental appropriation of public moneys from Treasury to Fire Commission (House Finance)
  • SB 306: Supplemental appropriation of federal funds from Treasury to Workforce West Virginia (3rd Reading 3/24)
  • SB 308: Clarifying administrative and law-enforcement activities of DNR police officers are important to conservation and management of state's fish and wildlife (House Ag & Natural Resources)
  • SB 321: Reporting requirements of employee information to CPRB (House Finance)
  • SB 325: Relating to crossbow hunting (House Ag & Natural Resources)
  • SB 326: Requiring Department of Defense family advocacy groups be notified about abuse or neglect of military member's child (House Veterans Affairs)
  • SB 330: Relating to WV Workplace Freedom Act (to Governor 3/22)
  • SB 337: Hiring correctional officers without regard to placement on correctional officer register (House Government Organization)
  • SB 338: Relating to medical professional liability (House Judiciary)
  • SB 339: Creating Legislative Coalition on Chronic Pain Management (Pending House introduction)
  • SB 341: Establishing WV business growth in low-income communities tax credit (House Small Business, Entrepreneurship & Economic Development)
  • SB 344: Relating to application of payments on consumer credit sale and loans (House Judiciary)
  • SB 345: Allowing certain hunting and trapping on private lands on Sundays (House Ag & Natural Resources)
  • SB 346: Relating generally to jurisdiction of PSC over motor carriers (House Government Organization)
  • SB 347: Relating to modernization of Physician Assistant Practice Act (1st Reading 3/24)
  • SB 349: Repealing outdated code related to Division of Corrections (House Government Organization)
  • SB 350: Allowing licensed professional counselors be issued temporary permit (House Government Organization)
  • SB 358: Relating generally to trustee sale of timeshare estates (House Judiciary)
  • SB 360: Creating Legislative Coalition on Diabetes Management (House Health & Human Resources)
  • SB 362: Authorizing redirection of certain amounts to General Revenue Fund (Pending House introduction)
  • SB 364: Incorporating changes to Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement (House Finance)
  • SB 365: Maintaining solvency of Unemployment Compensation Fund (House Finance)
  • SB 382: Allowing automobile auctions obtain abandoned vehicles' titles (Pending House introduction)
  • SB 392: Relating to Municipal Police Officers and Firefighters Retirement System (House Finance)
  • SB 398: Creating Emergency Volunteer Health Practitioners Act (House Judiciary)
  • SB 400: Regarding appointments to WV Infrastructure and Jobs Development Council (House Government Organization)
  • SB 410: Relating to marking traps with DNR identification tag (House Judiciary)
  • SB 413: Relating to bids on government construction contracts (House Government Organization)
  • SB 414: Creating Division of Multimodal Transportation (Pending House introduction)
  • SB 423: Relating to operation of licensed group homes (House Health & Human Resources)
  • SB 426: Repealing DNR legislative rule on litter control grant program (House Judiciary)
  • SB 429: Relating to monitoring inmate communications (House Judiciary)
  • SB 436: Permitting investigators from Attorney General's office carry firearms (House Judiciary)
  • SB 439: Relating to venue for civil and criminal action at Salem Correction Center (House Judiciary)
  • SB 440: Relating to use of Regional Jail and Correctional Facility Authority funds (House Finance)
  • SB 441: Establishing Municipal Home Rule Pilot Program (House Government Organization)
  • SB 442: Relating generally to crimes against persons (House Judiciary)
  • SB 444: Establishing Court Advanced Technology Subscription Fund (House Finance)
  • SB 445: Amending definition of "abused child" (House Judiciary)
  • SB 454: Providing more efficient collection and submission of state moneys received from court transactions or court services (House Judiciary)
  • SB 455: Relating generally to commitment of persons to custody of Commissioner of Corrections (House Judiciary)
  • SB 456: Relating to standards for termination of parental rights in child abuse and neglect cases (House Judiciary)
  • SB 461: Exempting WV State Police from state purchasing requirements (Pending House introduction)
  • SB 467: Removing restrictions on maximum wager per limited video lottery game and bill denominations accepted by video lottery terminals (Pending House introduction)
  • SB 468: Removing restrictions on where traditional lottery games may be played (House Judiciary)
  • SB 471: Relating to state ownership of wildlife (House Judiciary)
  • SB 472: Permitting bear hunting with guides (Pending House introduction)
  • SB 473: Permitting collection and sale of naturally shed deer antlers (House Ag & Natural Resources)
  • SB 474: Exempting names of licensed hunters from public disclosure (House Judiciary)
  • SB 479: Relating to regulation of liquor sales (Pending House introduction)
  • SB 480: Authorizing local government adopt energy efficiency partnership programs (House Government Organization)
  • SB 481: Eliminating requirement municipal courts wait 90 days before notifying DMV of person's failure to appear or pay assessed costs (House Judiciary)
  • SB 490: Clarifying standard of liability for officers of corporation (House Judiciary)
  • SB 491: Relating to county litter control officers (House Judiciary)
  • SB 492: Eliminating requirement every circuit court participate in drug court program (House Judiciary)
  • SB 495: Relating to regulation of events by State Athletic Commission (House Government Organization)
  • SB 496: Relating generally to guaranteed asset protection waivers (House Judiciary)
  • SB 497: Relating to liability for health care providers who provide services at school athletic events (House Judiciary)
  • SB 499: Creating Debt Resolution Services Division in Auditor's office (Pending House introduction)
  • SB 500: Relating to Medicaid fraud and abuse (House Judiciary)
  • SB 505: Providing five-year reclamation period following completion of well pads for horizontal wells (House Judiciary)
  • SB 522: Relating to pharmacy audits (House Banking & Insurance)
  • SB 523: Converting to biweekly pay cycle for state employees (Pending House introduction)
  • SB 524: Relating to WV academic standards (House Education)
  • SB 531: Relating to renewal date for apiary certificates of registration (House Judiciary)
  • SB 533: Relating to taxes on wine and intoxicating liquors (Pending House introduction)
  • SB 536: Authorizing tracking of wounded or injured bear or deer (House Judiciary)
  • SB 547: Modifying fees paid to Secretary of State (House Finance)
  • SB 548: Providing for specific escheat of US savings bonds (House Judiciary)
  • SB 554: Relating to false swearing in legislative proceeding (House Judiciary)
  • SB 559: Relating to limited video lottery (House Small Business, Entrepreneurship & Economic Development)
  • SB 564: Relating to Statewide Independent Living Council (House Government Organization)
  • SB 572: Relating to nonpartisan election of county surveyors (Pending House introduction)
  • SB 575: Limiting nuisance actions against shooting ranges for noise (House Judiciary)
  • SB 581: Relating generally to administration of trusts (House Judiciary)
  • SB 585: Relating to locomotive crew size (Pending House introduction)
  • SB 595: Allowing county assessors make separate entries in land books when real property is partly used for exempt and partly nonexempt purposes (Pending House introduction)
  • SB 608: Clarifying lawful business structures are unaffected by enactment of prohibitory legislation (House Judiciary)
  • SB 620: Relating to traffic regulations (House Roads & Transportation)
  • SB 684: Relating generally to WV State Police (Pending House introduction)
  • HB 2028: Relating to the venue for suits and other actions against the state (Conference Committee appointed)
  • HB 2099: Defining the act of leaving the scene of a crash involving death or serious bodily injury as a felony; Erin's Law (Conference Committee appointed)
  • HB 2167: Creating a Silver Alert program for senior citizens (to Governor 3/17)
  • HB 2300: Regulating step therapy protocols (Completed legislative action)
  • HB 2301: Relating to direct primary care (to Governor 3/17)
  • HB 2318: Relating generally to human trafficking (Completed legislative action)
  • HB 2347: Allowing schools licensed to provide barber, cosmetology and related training to hold theory classes and clinical classes at different locations (Signed 3/17)
  • HB 2431: Allowing influenza immunizations to be offered to patients and residents of specified facilities (to Governor 3/17)
  • HB 2447: Renaming the Court of Claims the state Claims Commission (Pending House concurrence)
  • HB 2542: Relating to public higher education personnel (to Governor 3/17)
  • HB 2590: Updating the meaning of federal taxable income and certain other terms used in the West Virginia Corporation Net Income Tax Act (to Governor 3/17)
  • HB 2594: Updating the meaning of federal adjusted gross income and certain other terms used in the West Virginia Personal Income Tax Act (to Governor 3/17)
  • HB 2678: Changing the amounts of prejudgment and post-judgment interest to reflect today's economic conditions (Completed legislative action)
  • HB 2740: Making a supplementary appropriation to the Department of Administration (Signed 3/13)
  • HB 2766: Establishing a new special revenue fund, designated the Adult Drug Court Participation Fund (Completed legislation)
  • SCR 3: Urging Congress call convention of states to impose fiscal restraints on federal government (House Judiciary)

    Completed Legislation (18 – 12 House, 6 Senate)

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    Signed Bills (4)

  • HB 2740: Making a supplementary appropriation to the Department of Administration (Signed 3/13)
  • SB 176: Repealing article concerning detection of tuberculosis, high blood pressure and diabetes (Signed 3/13)
  • SB 188: Correcting definition of "telehealth" in medication-assisted treatment programs (Signed 3/13)
  • HB 2347: Allowing schools licensed to provide barber, cosmetology and related training to hold theory classes and clinical classes at different locations (Signed 3/17)

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