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Member's Press Release

Release Date: 03/26/2017
Contact: Jacque Bland at (304) 590-4678


Senate


Senate Calendar and Committee Schedule for Monday, March 27, 2017

Monday, March 27, 2017 – 48th Day of Session

The Senate will convene at 11 a.m.

RESOLUTIONS

  • SR 53: Designating March 27, 2017, as WV Industrial Hemp Day
  • SR 54: Designating March 27, 2017, as Women's and Girls' Day

    THIRD READING

  • Eng. Com. Sub. for SB 69: Creating Sexual Assault Victims' Bill of Rights
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for SB 74: Allowing fire departments to charge fees for service calls (original similar to HB 2638)
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for SB 167: Relating to DNA evidence
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for SB 210: Renaming Local Powers Act the County Local Powers Act
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for SB 316: Requiring individuals receiving unemployment compensation apply for and accept seasonal employment
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for SB 380: Creating 2-year pilot program to allow all-terrain or recreational vehicles in Cabwaylingo State Forest
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for SB 388: Relating to dangerous weapons
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for SB 412: Relating to WV Jobs Act reporting requirements
  • Com. Sub. for SB 437: Discontinuing WV Greyhound Breeding Development Fund (With right to amend)
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for SB 453: Adding classification and base salaries of certain civilian employees of WV State Police Forensic Laboratory (original similar to HB3065)
  • Eng. SB 493: Providing increase in compensation for conservation officers
  • Eng. SB 504: Defining "special aircraft property"
  • Com. Sub. for SB 539: Relating to regulation and control of financing elections: (Amends. pending) (With right to amend)
  • Eng. SB 566: Claims against state
  • Com. Sub. for SB 576: Providing exception to waste for certain oil and gas development: (With right to amend) (original similar to HB 3094)
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for SB 586: Changing fees for custom slaughters from annual to triennial
  • Eng. SB 614: Relating to expansion of broadband service
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for Com. Sub. for SB 628: Relating to providing funding for Statewide Interoperable Radio Network
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for SB 631: Prosecuting violations of municipal building code.
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for SB 671: Relating to WV Anatomical Board
  • Eng. SB 685: Creating a one-day special license for charitable events sell nonintoxicating beer
  • Eng. 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) (With right to amend)

    SECOND 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 SB 217: Relating to disclaimers of warranties regarding used manufactured homes (original similar to HB 2464, HB 2578, SB 216)
  • Com. Sub. for Com. Sub. for SB 281: Increasing number of limited video lottery machines allowed at retail location
  • Com. Sub. for SB 376: Relating generally to Sex Offender Registration Act (original similar to HB 2915)
  • SB 401: Allowing county board of education base employment decisions on individual's qualifications
  • SB 416: Relating to Public-Private Transportation Facilities Act (original similar to HB 2721)
  • SB 417: Removing financial limitations on number of design-build projects undertaken by DOH (original similar to HB 2722)
  • SB 421: Increasing amount of authorized federal Grant Anticipation Notes for which DOH may apply (original similar to HB 2878)
  • Com. Sub. for SB 484: Relating generally to taxation (original similar to HB 2816)
  • SB 578: Relating generally to copies of health care records furnished to patients
  • Com. Sub. for Com. Sub. for SB 601: Relating to requirements for making consumer loans
  • SB 621: Providing certain rules inapplicable after county board of education notifies state board of possible closing or consolidations
  • Com. Sub. for SB 630: Establishing Accessibility and Equity in Public Education Enhancement Act
  • Com. Sub. for SB 634: Relating generally to certain agreements between DHHR and two largest state universities
  • Com. Sub. for SB 647: Relating generally to additional county excise taxes on real property transfer (original similar to HB 2461, SB 433)
  • SB 686: Exempting facilities governed by DHHR that provide direct patient care
  • 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. HB 2774: Defining special aircraft property
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for HB 2868: Relating generally to Uniform Unclaimed Property Act: (Com. amend. and title amend. pending)

    FIRST READING

  • Com. Sub. for Com. Sub. for SB 38: Creating 5-year tax credit for new businesses locating on post-mine sites
  • Com. Sub. for SB 57: Continuing personal income tax adjustment for certain retirees
  • Com. Sub. for SB 238: Increasing tax credits allowed for rehabilitation of certified historic structures (original similar to HB 2416, SB 323)
  • SB 294: Relating to Community Sustainability Investment Pilot Program
  • Com. Sub. for Com. Sub. for SB 333: Requiring all DHHR-licensed facilities access WV Controlled Substances Monitoring Program Database
  • Com. Sub. for SB 402: Relating to covenants not to compete between physicians and hospitals
  • Com. Sub. for SB 406: Relating to generic drug products
  • Com. Sub. for Com. Sub. for SB 501: Relating to WV Economic Development Authority (original similar to HB 3086)
  • Com. Sub. for SB 515: Relating to parole requirements for hearings and release
  • Com. Sub. for Com. Sub. for SB 521: Relating generally to Public Defender Services
  • Com. Sub. for SB 534: Relating to incentives for consolidating local governments
  • Com. Sub. for SB 588: Relating to reproduction, distribution and sale of tax maps
  • Com. Sub. for SB 606: Relating to minimum wage and maximum hours for employees
  • Com. Sub. for SB 637: Relating to private club operations requirements
  • SB 667: Limiting authority of Attorney General to disclose certain information provided by Tax Commissioner
  • SB 687: Relating generally to coal mining, safety and environmental protection (original similar to HB 2506, HB 3029, SB 246, SB 582)
  • SB 688: Correcting technical error within Solid Waste Management Act
  • SB 689: Relating to payment of small claims by DOH (original similar to HB 2608, HB 2977)
  • SB 690: Authorizing WV State Police impose and collect fees for agencies and entities using their facilities (original similar to HB 2149, HB 2316, HB 2507)

    Scheduled Committee Meetings

    9:30 a.m.: Judiciary (208W)

  • SB 563: Relating to Consumer Credit and Protection Act
  • SB 408: Relating to personnel management of public employees
  • SB 549: Allowing individuals at least 21 or older operate or ride motorcycle without helmet

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

  • Committee Substitute for SB 409: Relating generally to 2017 Tax Reform Act
  • Committee Substitute for Committee Substitute for SJR 6: Roads to Prosperity Amendment of 2017
  • SB 293: Providing increase in annual salary of employees in Division of Corrections
  • Committee Substitute for SB 375: Relating to rate and measure of severance taxes on certain natural resources

    2 p.m.: Health and Human Resources

  • HB 2459: Relating to regulation of health care and the certificate of need process

    3 p.m. Judiciary

  • SB 369: Permitting surface owners purchase mineral interests when interest becomes tax lien
  • SB 673: Providing procedure for WV to select delegates to Article V convention
  • SB 562: Relating to civil actions for damages brought against county commissions and municipalities
  • SB 450: Relating to class action safeguards
  • SB 560: Creating medical malpractice peer review panel by Board of Medicine
  • SJR 8: Fair and Simple Tax Reform or FASTR amendment
  • HB 2731: Clarifying civil actions heard in circuit court
  • HB 2679: Relating to the possession of firearms in parks and park facilities
  • HB 2319: Relating to candidates or candidate committees for legislative office disclosing contributions
  • HB 2373: Authorizing school bus drivers trained in administration of epinephrine auto-injectors to administer auto-injectors
  • HB 2726: Authorizing home incarceration officers to arrest participants for violating the terms and conditions of his or her supervision with or without a court order
  • HB 2083: Increasing the felony criminal penalties for exposing children to methamphetamine manufacturing

    3 p.m. Finance (451M)

  • Committee Substitute for SB 609: Creating additional flexibility for school systems in use of school aid funds
  • SB 580: Limiting funds deducted from Unclaimed Property Fund during fiscal year

    Committee Action on Bills from Saturday, March 25, 2017

    8 a.m.: Natural Resources (451M)

  • Originating Bill: Regarding off highway recreational vehicles
  • Passed; to be reported to the floor

  • Committee Substitute for SB 375: Relating to rate and measure of severance taxes on certain natural resources
  • Passed; to Finance

    8 a.m.: Government Organization (208W)

  • SB 636: Authorizing State Fire Commission establish program to address problems facing VFDs
  • Passed; to be reported to the floor

  • SB 613: Relating to composition of State Fire Commission
  • Passed; to be reported to the floor

  • SB 343: Prohibiting transportation network company drivers from soliciting rides or occupying designated cab stands
  • Passed; to Judiciary

  • SB 557: Dissolving Information Services and Communications Division
  • Passed; to Finance

  • SB 618: Allowing continuing education credits for veterinarians
  • No action taken; removed from agenda

    9 a.m.: Education (451M)

  • SB 40: Requiring inclusion of protocols for response to after-school emergencies in school crisis response plans
  • Passed; to be reported to the floor

  • SB 656: Relating to student data accessibility, transparency and accountability act
  • Passed; to be reported to the floor

    30 Minutes After Floor Session: Judiciary (208W)

  • SB 286: Relating to grandparents' visitation rights
  • Passed; to be reported to the floor

  • SB 507: Allowing pharmacists inform customers about lower cost alternatives to prescribed drugs
  • Passed; to be reported to the floor

  • SB 369: Permitting surface owners purchase mineral interests when interest becomes tax lien
  • No recommendation; request to be recommitted to Judiciary after being read a first time

  • SB 673: Providing procedure for WV to select delegates to Article V convention
  • No recommendation; request to be recommitted to Judiciary after being read a first time

  • SB 408: Relating to public employees
  • Bill moved to 9:30 a.m. meeting 3/27

  • SB 282: Directing Office of Administrative Hearings to amend current legislative rule relating to appeal procedures
  • Passed; to be reported to the floor

  • SB 562: Relating to civil actions for damages brought against county commissions and municipalities
  • No recommendation; request to be recommitted to Judiciary after being read a first time

  • SB 446: Authorizing Governor issue executive orders to furlough state em>loyees
  • Passed; to Finance

  • SB 516: Establishing DOC responsibility for costs of housing and maintaining inmate
  • Passed; to Finance

  • SB 489: Relating to commencement of civil actions in magistrate court
  • Passed; to be reported to the floor

  • SB 563: Relating to Consumer Credit and Protection Act
  • Bill moved to 9:30 a.m. meeting 3/27

  • SB 450: Relating to class action safeguards
  • No recommendation; request to be recommitted to Judiciary after being read a first time

  • HB 2006: Increasing the penalties for violating the Whistle-blower Law
  • Removed from Agenda

  • SB 465: Relating to medical professional liability
  • Passed; to be reported to the floor

  • SB 560: Creating medical malpractice peer review panel by Board of Medicine
  • No recommendation; request to be recommitted to Judiciary after being read a first time

  • SB 399: Prohibiting political subdivisions from enacting local ordinances regulating benefits employers provide to employees
  • Passed; to be reported to the floor

    30 Minutes After Floor Session: Finance (451M)

  • Com. Sub. for SB 609: Creating additional flexibility for school systems in use of school aid funds
  • Bill moved to 3 p.m. meeting 3/27

  • Com. Sub. for Com. Sub. for SB 526: Requiring mandatory insurance coverage for inherited enzymatic disorders
  • Passed; to be reported to the floor

  • Com. Sub. for Com. Sub. for SB 482: Relating generally to WV Parkways Authority
  • Passed; to be reported to the floor

  • SB 664: Removing limitation on amount counties collect on hotel occupancy tax
  • Passed; to be reported to the floor

  • SB 298: Relating generally to compensation of constitutional officers
  • Committed rejected motion to report bill; bill fails

    Bills that Have Passed the Senate as of Thursday, March 24, 2017 (187)

    Bills Passed the Senate

    Completed Legislation (21 – 12 House, 8 Senate)

    Completed Legislation

    Signed Bills (11)

    Signed Bills

    ** Committee times and agendas are subject to change **




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