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Robert L. Karnes (R - Upshur, 11)





CONTACT

robert.karnes@wvsenate.gov

Capitol Office:
Room 417M, Building 1
State Capitol Complex
Charleston, WV 25305
Capitol Phone: (304) 357-7906

Home:
P.O. Box 97
Tallmansville, WV, 26237
Home Phone: (304) 472-7035
Business Phone: (304) 997-2625

COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS

CHAIR: Select Committee on Tax Reform
VICE CHAIR: Education
Health and Human Resources
Judiciary
Natural Resources
Workforce

INTERIM COMMITTEES:
CHAIR: Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources Subcommittee
CHAIR: Technology
VICE CHAIR: Agriculture and Rural Development
Children and Families
Education
Education Accountability
Employee Suggestion Award Board
Forest Management Review Commission
Health
Interstate Cooperation
Judiciary
Labor and Worker Safety Issues
Rule-Making Review Committee
Tax Reform
Tax Reform Subcommittee A


DISTRICT 11


District Counties: Grant (part), Nicholas, Pendleton, Pocahontas, Randolph, Upshur, Webster

 

SPONSORED LEGISLATION, 2017

Senator Karnes was the Lead Sponsor of 21 bills
BillTitleStatusCommittee
SB 19Creating WV Freedom of Conscience Protection ActPendingJudiciary
SB 20Limiting insurance coverage for elective abortionsPendingBanking and Insurance
SB 21Relating to care of aborted fetusesPendingHealth and Human Resources
SB 22Repealing article relating to mandatory motor vehicle state inspectionsPending
SB 23Relating generally to midwiferyPendingHealth and Human Resources
SB 24Creating education expenses tax creditsPendingEducation
SB 25Creating farm-to-food bank tax creditPendingFinance
SB 26Providing for resident farm vendor's bidding preferencePendingAgriculture
SB 27Permitting sale of home-based, micro-processed foods at farmers marketsPendingAgriculture
SB 28Creating new system for certain contiguous counties to establish regional recreation authoritiesPendingNatural Resources
SB 29Allowing purchase of Class XS hunting, fishing and trapping license at age 65PendingNatural Resources
SB 30Allowing local governments to lower personal property tax by imposing local sales taxPending
SB 31Prohibiting abortion coverage in qualified health plansPendingHealth and Human Resources
SB 32Increasing high education student successPendingEducation
SB 200Increasing high-quality educational opportunities within public school systemPendingEducation
SB 239Limiting use of wages by employers and labor organizations for political activitiesPending
SB 273Establishing Education Savings Account ProgramPendingEducation
SB 322Requiring DOH Commissioner and Division of Personnel Director develop special hiring procedure for personnel positions in DOHPending
SB 335Repealing consumers sales and service tax, use tax and personal income taxPending
SB 377Creating fixed income credit for low income senior citizensPending
SB 378Creating earned income tax credit for low income workersPending

MEDIA

Release TitleDate
Senate Passes Farm-to-Food Bank Tax Credit02/29/2016
Senators Boso, Karnes Sponsor Resolution to Repurpose Sugar Grove Naval Facility02/26/2016
Senator Robert Karnes Named Chairman of Agriculture and Rural Development Committee01/08/2016
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