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Michael A. Woelfel (D - Cabell, 05)

Minority Leader



CONTACT

mike.woelfel@wvsenate.gov

Capitol Office:
Room 245M, Building 1
State Capitol Complex
Charleston, WV 25305
Capitol Phone: (304) 357-7956

District:
801 8th Street
Huntington, WV 25701
District Phone: (304) 522-6249

Michael A. Woelfel Biography

Education: B.A., Marshall University, History; J.D., West Virginia University

Occupation: Lawyer

Spouse: Julia

Children: Michael and Matthew; Grandchildren Colin, Mady and Carter

Religion: Catholic

Town of Birth: Hurricane, WV

Affiliations: St. Joseph Catholic Church

COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS

Agriculture and Natural Resources
Enrolled Bills
Government Organization
Judiciary
Rules
School Choice

INTERIM COMMITTEES:
Agriculture and Rural Development
Children and Families
Government and Finance
Government Organization
Interstate Cooperation
Judiciary
Minority Issues
Post Audits Subcommittee
West Virginia Fusion Center Oversight Committee

DISTRICT 05 (2020 Districts)


District Counties: Cabell (part), Wayne (part)

 

SPONSORED LEGISLATION, 2024

Senator Woelfel was the Lead Sponsor of 28 bills
BillTitleStatusCommittee
SJR 8Cannabis Legalization AmendmentPendingJudiciary
SB 162Establishing Summer Feeding for All ProgramPendingEducation
SB 165Creating pilot program for recovery residences in Cabell CountyPendingJudiciary
SB 175Updating offenses of extortion and attempted extortionPendingJudiciary
SB 183Eliminating marital exception to criminal prosecution of sexual assault offensesPendingJudiciary
SB 184Authorizing child or child care tax creditPendingFinance
SB 301Clarifying that tenancy includes persons who reside in sober living homePendingJudiciary
SB 302Authorizing child sexual abuse and sexual violence prevention program and in-service training in child sexual abuse preventionPending
SB 303Amending penalty of simple possession of marijuana from misdemeanor crime to civil violationPendingJudiciary
SB 308Eliminating limitations period for civil action based on personal action of childhood sexual assault or abusePendingJudiciary
SB 309Authorizing child or childcare tax credit.PendingFinance
SB 323Creating tax credit related to childcare expensesPendingFinance
SB 327Providing funding for Hope Scholarship ProgramPendingFinance
SB 343Providing medical examination transportation services for students who seek support after experiencing sexual violencePendingHealth and Human Resources
SB 344Relating to registration as service worker for the Bureau for Children and Families of the Department of Health and Human ResourcesPendingHealth and Human Resources
SB 345Creating homeless education coordinator in counties designated by state board as urban countyPendingEducation
SB 474Creating critical incident review teamPendingJudiciary
SB 491Relating to recovery residence certification and compliancePendingHealth and Human Resources
SB 516Determining venue for custodial allocation actions independent of divorcePendingJudiciary
SB 518Exempting certain hygiene products from sales taxPendingFinance
SB 522Relating to evidentiary hearings on county commission-issued citations for unsafe or unsanitary structuresPendingJudiciary
SB 528Requiring DHS to provide investigative and assessment servicesPendingJudiciary
SB 573Permitting medical marijuana to be prescribed in edible formPendingJudiciary
SB 579Providing cost-of-living adjustment for certain public employees and teachersPendingFinance
SB 581Requiring correctional facilities to provide free feminine hygiene products PendingFinance
SB 597Providing permanent partial disability awards for occupational pneumoconiosisPendingBanking and Insurance
SB 630Defining protections for election officials and election workersPendingJudiciary
SB 825Youth Mental Health Protection ActPendingHealth and Human Resources

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