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John R. Unger II (D - Berkeley, 16)

Majority Leader



CONTACT

john.unger@wvsenate.gov

Capitol Office:
Room 227M, Building 1
State Capitol Complex
Charleston, WV 25305
Capitol Phone: (304) 357-7933

Home:
1022 Williamsport Pike
Martinsburg, WV, 25404
Home Phone: (304) 263-5488
Business Phone: (304) 357-7933

COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS

CHAIR: Select Committee on Children and Poverty
Education
Finance
Judiciary
Rules

INTERIM COMMITTEES:
CHAIR: Children and Families
CHAIR: Water Resources
CHAIR: Workforce Investment for Economic Development
Economic Development
Education
Education Accountability
Education Subcommittee B – Public Education
Finance
Government and Finance
Health and Human Resources Accountability
Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources Subcommittee
Rule-Making Review Committee
Special Investigations


DISTRICT 16


District Counties: Berkeley (part), Jefferson

 

SPONSORED LEGISLATION, 2014

Senator Unger was the Lead Sponsor of 26 bills
BillTitleStatusCommittee
SB 198Protecting confidentiality of applications, permits and renewal application for deadly weapons permitsPendingJudiciary
SB 199Allowing private property owner prohibit carrying firearms or deadly weapons on propertyPendingJudiciary
SB 201Requiring minimum number of state troopers; providing certain salary increasesPending
SB 202Creating Benefit Corporation ActSigned
SB 203Requiring State Police be compensated when on standby; housing stipendPending
SB 204Relating to crime victims compensation awardsSigned
SB 254Regulating equine boarding facilitiesPending
SB 298Clarifying distinction between hunters and shooters in the fieldPendingJudiciary
SB 303Providing salary increase for teachersPendingEducation
SB 317Relating to municipal firearm lawsSigned
SB 355Amending Water Resources Protection and Management ActPendingNatural Resources
SB 373Relating to water resources protectionSigned
SB 410Requiring public school screening for dyslexiaPendingHealth and Human Resources
SB 412Defining "dyslexia" for education purposesPendingEducation
SB 413Requiring Department of Education provide professional development opportunities regarding dyslexiaPendingEducation
SB 455Creating Move to Improve ActPendingEducation
SB 479Providing vocational certification, licensure or college credit for military training and experiencePendingEducation
SB 498Permitting persons to possess certain firearms in vehicle without concealed deadly weapons permitPendingJudiciary
SB 508Establishing Volunteer Departments Loan Fund within Treasurer's OfficePending
SB 532Allowing certain military firefighters to become civilian firefightersPending
SB 575Providing educational incentives and longevity pay for State TroopersPending
SB 579Creating Land Reuse Agency Authorization ActSigned
SB 591Updating obsolete definitions of "solid waste" in DEP and solid waste management statutesPendingJudiciary
SB 616Allowing receipt of gifts, donations and contributions by Division of EnergyPending
SB 626Creating Elk River Spill Victims' Compensation Act of 2014PendingNatural Resources
SB 628Creating Healthy Children and Healthy Communities ActPendingFinance

MEDIA

Release TitleDate
Unger Fights to Protect Drinking Water From Radiation10/20/2014
West Virginia State Lawmaker Elected Committee Chair During SLC Meeting07/29/2014
Unger Wants Conditions of Dangerous Jefferson County Road Immediately Addressed04/17/2014
Unger Again Calls on Public Service Commission to Order Potomac Edison to Immediately Stop Unacceptable Utility Billing Practices04/10/2014
Unger Applauds the Signing of Senate Bill 37304/01/2014
UNGER PLEASE WITH PASSAGE OF HB 4608 – DEFINING DYSLEXIA BILL03/08/2014
Unger Wants West Virginians to Forever Own the State's Greatest Resource - Water02/12/2014
Unger Asks For Help From Federal Government02/04/2014
Statement From the Majority Leader01/20/2014
UNGER INTRODUCES BILL TO PROTECT WATERWAYS01/16/2014
Water Resources Commission Investigating Chemical Spill01/14/2014
Unger Praises Raleigh Street Extension Project Completion 09/11/2013
Senator Unger Presents Grant to Good Shepherd Caregivers09/05/2013
Senate Select Committee Meeting in Wood County 08/08/2013
Senator Unger Selected Chairman of the Southern Legislative Conference Education Committee07/31/2013
Select Committee on Children and Poverty Meeting in Logan County 07/09/2013
Senator Unger to Honor Berkeley County Clerk 06/13/2013
Unger Calls For Investigation into Utility Billing Practices 06/12/2013
Senator Unger Presents Grants to Harpers Ferry 05/14/2013
Unger Pleased with Signing of WV Feed to Achieve Act 05/08/2013
Unger Responds to Signing of WV Commuter Rail Access Act 05/08/2013
Puppy Mill Bill Passes Both Houses 04/13/2013
Feed to Achieve Act Headed to Governor04/13/2013
Animal Protection Bills Pass Unanimously04/03/2013
Senate Passes Concealed Handgun License Reciprocity Bill 04/02/2013
Active Military Tax Exemption Bill Passes Senate 04/02/2013
West Virginia Feed to Achieve Act Introduced in Senate03/27/2013
First Informer Broadcasters Act Passes Senate 03/19/2013
Child Poverty Select Committee to Meet in Beckley 03/13/2013
Bill Authorizes Benefit Corporation Formation 02/26/2013
Child Poverty Select Committee Heading to Oak Hill 02/26/2013
Unger Introduces Homeowner Bill of Rights Legislation02/25/2013
Unger Calls For Children and Poverty Select Committee01/28/2013
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