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Eric J. Tarr (R - Putnam, 04)


Capitol Office:
Room 465M, Building 1
State Capitol Complex
Charleston, WV 25305
Capitol Phone: (304) 357-7901

P.O. Box 1098
Scott Depot, WV 25560
District Phone: (304) 202-4276

Eric J. Tarr Biography

Date of Birth: September 10th, 1972

Education: Bachelor of Health Science, MBA, Doctor of Physical Therapy

Occupation: Small Business Owner

Spouse: Natalie Tarr

Children: 3

Parents: Larry and Brenda Tarr

Religion: Christian

Affiliations: Member, Putnam County Rotary Club; Board Member, Putnam County Chamber of Commerce; Member, West Virginia Physical Therapy Association


CHAIR: Finance
Banking and Insurance
Economic Development
Health and Human Resources

CHAIR: Finance
Children and Families
Committee on Flooding
Economic Development and Tourism
Government and Finance
Insurance and PEIA
Workforce Development and Labor Issues

DISTRICT 04 (2020 Districts)

District Counties: Jackson (part), Mason, Putnam (part), Cabell (part)



Senator Tarr was the Lead Sponsor of 47 bills
SJR 4Protection of the Right to Bear Arms AmendmentPendingJudiciary
SB 143Creating WV Guardian ProgramPendingEducation
SB 145Limiting gubernatorial authority to spend certain federal funds without appropriation of LegislaturePendingFinance
SB 188Mountain Homes ActPending
SB 215Modifying permissible percentage of light transmission for sun screening devices used in automotive safety glazingPending
SB 224Prohibiting certain funding and involvement or attendance of minors to drag showsPendingJudiciary
SB 225Establishing revocation of authority for spending by agency in support of challenge to WV lawPendingFinance
SB 226Precluding Department of Agriculture from cancellation of certain leasesPendingAgriculture
SB 227Prompt Payment Act of 2024PendingFinance
SB 295Making opioid treatment programs unlawfulPendingHealth and Human Resources
SB 296Making syringe exchange services programs unlawfulPendingHealth and Human Resources
SB 316Limiting value of prize or gifts awarded by brewer or distributorPendingJudiciary
SB 322Relating to crime of sexual assaultPendingJudiciary
SB 338Permitting Legislature to file suit in limited circumstances against executive branch to faithfully execute laws passedPendingJudiciary
SB 351Expanding the definition of "small arms" for purposes of taxationPendingFinance
SB 367Anti-Racism Act of 2024PendingJudiciary
SB 393Relating to placing limitations on concealed carry permitPendingJudiciary
SB 394Precluding Department of Agriculture from cancellation of certain leasesPendingAgriculture
SB 395Relating to valuation of industrial property and natural resources by Tax CommissionerPending
SB 452Designating certain water and wastewater facilities as emergency projectPending
SB 453Requiring pricing and payment transparency from pharmacy benefits managers contracting with PEIAPendingFinance
SB 456Prohibiting camping in public placesPendingJudiciary
SB 475Relating to recovery residencesPendingJudiciary
SB 509Clarifying eligibility of nominees for President of United StatesPendingJudiciary
SB 610Clarifying authority of Water Development Authority in certain circumstancesPendingGovernment Organization
SB 622Changing time period of voting inactivity for removal from voter registrationPendingJudiciary
SB 623Requiring DMV to provide images of certain individuals to Secretary of State for voter identification purposesPendingJudiciary
SB 624Cancelling voter registration records for individuals no longer WV residentsPendingJudiciary
SB 625Prohibiting acceptance of illegal ballots cast in any electionPendingJudiciary
SB 626Neighborhood Assistance and Rejuvenation Compact ActPendingHealth and Human Resources
SB 627Prohibiting ranked choice voting in elections PendingJudiciary
SB 628Declaring certain claims as moral obligations of the statePendingFinance
SB 669Relating to county economic opportunity development districtsPendingFinance
SB 683Amending definition of "alternative fuel" under motor fuel excise taxPending
SB 684Setting medical loss ratio for managed care contracts with Bureau for Medical ServicesPendingFinance
SB 776Creating Medicaid state plan amendment to provide cost sharing for certain populationsPendingHealth and Human Resources
SB 777Modifying prohibitions on illegal immigrants entering or residing in WVPendingJudiciary
SB 788Prioritizing medical services for Medicaid beneficiaries in WV be delivered within statePendingHealth and Human Resources
SB 789Establishing Medicaid cost containment measuresPendingFinance
SB 791Modifying membership requirements of Medical Services Fund Advisory CouncilPending
SB 822Defining terms for forest carbon capture use restrictions of landownersPendingFinance
SB 823Prohibiting illegal entry into or illegal presence in this state by alien personsPendingJudiciary
SB 832Preventing courts from ordering services at higher rate than MedicaidPendingJudiciary
SB 835Modifying payment for housing and maintenance of inmatesPendingFinance
SB 840Modifying unemployment benefitsPending
SB 848Creating special revenue account within Department of HealthPending
SB 873Schedule for tax installment paymentsPending

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