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Bill Hamilton (R - Upshur, 11)





CONTACT

bill.hamilton@wvsenate.gov

Capitol Office:
Room 223W, Building 1
State Capitol Complex
Charleston, WV 25305
Capitol Phone: (304) 357-7906

District:
P.O. Box 1192
Buckhannon, WV 26201
District Phone: (304) 472-1966

Bill Hamilton Biography

Education: Buckhannon-Upshur High School; Potomac State College; Ohio State Fire Academy; Investment Institute of Atlanta

Occupation: Retired Independent Insurance Agency Owner

Spouse: Carolyn Sue Winemiller

Children: D. Shawn and Jeremy W. Hamilton; James R. Powell, II and eight grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren

Parents: the late Winferd W. Hamilton and Mary J. Hamilton

Religion: Catholic

Town of Birth: Buckhannon, WV

Affiliations: Member, Franklin Lodge #7 AF & AM; Tennerton Lions club; Potomac Highlands Shrine Club; Upshur County Shrine Club; Osiris Temple A.A.O.n.M.S. of Wheeling, WV; National Wild Turkey Federation; Lifetime Member, National Rifle Association; Buckhannon Moose Lodge #598; named “2001 Agent of the Year” by Independent Insurance Agents of West Virginia; 2005 Citizen of the Year, Southern-Upshur Business Association; Upshur County Farm Bureau; Mountaineer Chapter-Izack Walton League; Lifetime Member, Upshur County Association of Retired School Employees; Upshur County Hunter Safety Instructor, 33 years.

COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS

CHAIR: Agriculture and Natural Resources
Economic Development
Government Organization
Health and Human Resources
Judiciary
Pensions

INTERIM COMMITTEES:
CHAIR: Agriculture and Rural Development
CHAIR: Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources Subcommittee
Forest Management Review Commission
Government Organization
Health
Judiciary
Minority Issues
Volunteer Fire Departments and Emergency Medical Services
Water Resources

DISTRICT 11 (2020 Districts)


District Counties: Braxton, Webster, Pocahontas, Randolph, Upshur, Barbour, Pendleton

 

SPONSORED LEGISLATION, 2024

Senator Hamilton was the Lead Sponsor of 16 bills
BillTitleStatusCommittee
SB 148Establishing auto-renewal program for wildlife licensesPendingGovernment Organization
SB 157Requiring one-year residency within district or county to fill vacancy in LegislaturePendingJudiciary
SB 158Enhancing penalties for fleeing officerPendingJudiciary
SB 171Prohibiting county commissions from adopting authorization that exceeds state law regarding agriculture operationsSigned
SB 202Requiring certain municipalities pay for incarceration of inmatesPending
SB 203Requiring political action committee to disclose contributors' names and addresses to Secretary of StatePending
SB 204Requiring counties to register automated external defibrillators with Office of Emergency Medical ServicesPending
SB 276Establishing criminal offense for being under influence of controlled substance unless specifically prescribedPendingJudiciary
SB 305Requiring purchases of certain commodities and services from state use program partnersPending
SB 306Equipment Right to Repair ActPendingJudiciary
SB 397Exempting high tunnels and greenhouses from personal property taxesPendingFinance
SB 398Updating crime of sexual extortionPendingJudiciary
SB 449Limiting use of fireworks in municipalities and residential areasPendingJudiciary
SB 571Creating WV Corridor H Advanced Energy and Economic Corridor AuthorityPending
SB 752Authorizing Department of Agriculture to complete certain land transfersPending
SB 802Updating consumer credit and protection laws on certain agricultural vehicles and equipmentPending

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