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Release Date: 04/07/2017
Contact: Jacque Bland at (304) 590-4678


Senate


Senate Calendar and Committee Schedule for Friday, April 7, 2017

Friday, April 7, 2017 – 59th Day of Session

The Senate will convene at 11 a.m.

RESOLUTIONS

  • SCR 64: Requesting study of Division of Purchasing

    UNFINISHED BUSINESS

  • SCR 63: Requesting study on options for financing construction and completion of Coalfields Expressway

    THIRD READING

  • Eng. Com. Sub. for SB 476: Expiring funds from Revenue Shortfall Reserve Fund to General Revenue (original similar to HB2801)
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for HB 2366: Relating to selling Jackie Withrow Hospital (Com. title amend. pending)
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for HB 2428: Establishing additional substance abuse treatment facilities (Com. title amend. pending)
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for HB 2546: Allowing replacement costs of employer provided property to be deducted from an employee’s final paycheck if the property is not returned (Com. amend. and title amend. pending) (With right to amend)
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for HB 2552: Increasing the pet food registration fee and directing that the additional money be deposited into the West Virginia Spay Neuter Assistance Fund
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for HB 2561: Relating to public school support
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for HB 2601: Relating to municipal policemen’s or municipal firemen’s pension and relief funds (Com. title amend. pending) (original similar to SB393)
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for HB 2702: Relating to excused absences for personal illness from school (Com. title amend. pending)
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for HB 2708: Relating to a lawful method for a developmentally disabled person to purchase a base hunting license (Com. amend. and title amend. pending) (With right to amend)
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for HB 2720: Allowing the School Building Authority to transfer funds allocated into the School Construction Fund (Com. title amend. pending)
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for HB 2724: Relating to creating a pilot program under the Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affairs
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for HB 2804: Removing chiropractors from the list of medical professions required to obtain continuing education on mental health conditions common to veterans and family members
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for HB 2850: Relating to product liability actions
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for HB 2857: West Virginia Safer Workplaces Act
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for HB 2916: Authorizing certain first responders to carry firearms (Com. title amend. pending)
  • Eng. HB 3018: Adding definition of correctional employee to the list of persons against whom an assault is a felony (Com. title amend. pending)
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for HB 3020: Relating to criminal penalties for the offenses of hunting, trapping or fishing on the lands of another person (Com. amend. and title amend. pending) (With right to amend)
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for HB 3030: Relating to appeals as a matter of right in the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals (Com. title amend. pending)
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for HB 3064: Allowing vehicles of a size and weight exceeding certain specifications to operate over specified routes
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for HB 3093: Establishing Broadband Enhancement and Expansion Policies (Com. amend. pending) (With right to amend)
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for HB 3102: Relating to selling Hopemont Hospital (Com. title amend. pending)

    SECOND READING

  • Eng. Com. Sub. for HB 2002: Relating to parental notification of abortions performed on unemancipated minors (Com. amend. and title amend. pending) (original similar to HB2053, SB424)
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for HB 2018: Budget Bill, making appropriations of public money out of the treasury in accordance with section fifty-one, article six of the Constitution
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for HB 2109: Relating to the West Virginia Land Reuse Agency Authorization Act (Com. amend. pending)
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for HB 2196: Relating to the secondary schools athletic commission (Com. amends. pending)
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for HB 2359: Relating to offenses and penalties for practicing osteopathic medicine without a license (Com. amend. and title amend. pending)
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for HB 2520: Prohibiting the use of a tanning device by a person under the age of eighteen (original similar to SB672)
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for HB 2620: West Virginia Drug Overdose Monitoring Act (Com. amend. and title amend. pending)
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for HB 2637: Relating to employment of retired teachers and prospective employable professional personnel in areas of critical need and shortage (Com. amend. and title amend. pending)
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for HB 2648: Increasing penalties for manufacturing or transportation of a controlled substance in the presence of a minor (Com. amend. and title amend. pending) (original similar to HB2448, HB2671)
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for HB 2651: Relating generally to standardized testing requirements for nonpublic schools
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for HB 2674: Relating to access to and receipt of certain information regarding a protected person (Com. title amend. pending)
  • Eng. HB 2675: Relating to primary elections and nominating procedures (Com. amend. and title amend. pending)
  • Eng. HB 2684: Imposing penalties for repeat violations of the prohibition against driving under the influence on a suspended license (Com. amend. and title amend. pending)
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for HB 2694: Relating to the development and implementation of a program to facilitate commercial sponsorship of rest areas
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for HB 2704: Prohibiting persons convicted of sexual offenses against children with whom they hold positions of trust from holding certification or license valid in public schools (Com. amends. and title amend. pending)
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for HB 2711: Abolishing regional educational service agencies and providing for the transfer of property and records (Com. amends. and title amend. pending)
  • Eng. HB 2745: Adding the examination of Advanced Care Technician
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for HB 2781: Requiring a person desiring to vote to present documentation identifying the voter to one of the poll clerks (Com. amend. and title amend. pending)
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for HB 2799: Prohibiting the superintendent of schools from requiring a physical examination to be included to the application for a minor’s work permit
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for HB 2801: Expiring funds to the unappropriated balance in the State Fund from the Department of Revenue, Office of the Secretary – Revenue Shortfall Reserve Fund
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for HB 2846: Including high school students participating in a competency based pharmacy technician education and training program as persons qualifying to be a pharmacy technician trainee
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for HB 2851: Updating fee structure provisions for broker-dealers (Com. amends. and title amend. pending)
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for HB 2935: Relating to state flood protection planning (Com. amend. pending)
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for HB 2936: Requiring purchases to be made at lowest retail price available at level of quality sought by the spending unit (Com. amend. pending)
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for HB 3061: Encouraging mastery-based education through the Innovation In Schools program
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for HB 3095: Allowing retired teachers to be employed by a higher education institution
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for HB 3096: Relating to operation and regulation of certain water and sewer utilities owned or operated by political subdivisions of the state (Com. amends. pending) (original similar to SB657)
  • Eng. HB 3103: Making a supplementary appropriation to the Department of Health and Human Resources (Com. amends. Pending)

    Scheduled Committee Meetings

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

  • Committee Substitute for HB 2887: Relating to retirement and separation incentives

    TBA: Confirmations (208W)

  • Consideration of Senate Executive Message 6: Nominations

    Committee Action on Bills from Thursday, April 6, 2017

    8 a.m.: Government Organization

  • HB 2935: Relating to state flood protection planning
  • Passed; to be reported to the floor

  • HB 3096: Relating to operation and regulation of certain water and sewer utilities owned or operated by political subdivisions of the state
  • Passed; to be reported to the floor

  • HB 2936: Requiring purchases to be made at lowest retail price available at level of quality sought by the spending unit
  • Passed; to be reported to the floor

  • HB 2109: Relating to the West Virginia Land Reuse Agency Authorization Act
  • Passed; to be reported to the floor

  • HB 2630: Authorizing the West Virginia Board of Medicine and the West Virginia Board of Osteopathic Medicine to share staff
  • Passed; to be reported to the floor

  • HB 2654: Expanding county commissions’ ability to dispose of county or district property
  • No action taken on the bill

    8 a.m.: Education

  • HB 2711: Abolishing regional educational service agencies and providing for the transfer of property and records
  • Passed; to Finance (second reference dispensed)

  • HB 2196: Relating to the secondary schools athletic commission
  • Passed; to be reported to the floor

    9:30 a.m.: Judiciary

  • HB 2704: Prohibiting persons convicted of sexual offenses against children with whom they hold positions of trust from holding certification or license valid in public schools
  • Passed; to be reported to the floor

  • HB 2684: Imposing penalties for repeat violations of the prohibition against driving under the influence on a suspended license
  • Passed; to be reported to the floor

  • HB 2648: Increasing penalties for manufacturing or transportation of a controlled substance in the presence of a minor
  • Passed; to be reported to the floor

  • HB 2781: Requiring a person desiring to vote to present documentation identifying the voter to one of the poll clerks
  • Passed; to be reported to the floor

  • HB 2675: Relating to primary elections and nominating procedures
  • Passed; to be reported to the floor

  • HB 2674: Relating to access to and receipt of certain information regarding a protected person
  • Passed; to be reported to the floor

  • HB 2620: West Virginia Drug Overdose Monitoring Act
  • Passed; to be reported to the floor

  • HB 2359: Relating to offenses and penalties for practicing osteopathic medicine without a license
  • Passed; to be reported to the floor

    9:30 a.m.: Finance

  • HB 3103: Making a supplementary appropriation to the Department of Health and Human Resources
  • Passed; to be reported to the floor

  • Committee Substitute for HB 2851: Updating fee structure provisions for broker-dealers
  • Passed; to be reported to the floor

  • Committee Substitute for HB 2694: Relating to the development and implementation of a program to facilitate commercial sponsorship of rest areas
  • Passed; to be reported to the floor

  • HB 3105: Relating to the Licensed Race Track Modernization Fund
  • Motion to report fails; bill will not be reported to the full Senate

  • Committee Substitute for HB 2004: Creating and maintaining a centralized state vehicle inventory system
  • No final action take on the bill.

    10 a.m.: Transportation

  • SCR Org 1: Requesting study of financing options for the construction of transportation corridors in southern West Virginia
  • Reported; to Rules

  • SCR Org 2: Requesting study of the appropriateness of increasing speed limits on federal interstate highways and four lane limited access highways throughout West Virginia
  • Reported; to Rules

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




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