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Wednesday, May 27, 2009

ONE HUNDRED SIXTH DAY

[Mr. Speaker, Mr. Thompson, in the Chair]

                              

     The House of Delegates met at 3:00 p.m., and was called to order by the Honorable Richard Thompson, Speaker.
     Prayer was offered and the House was led in recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance.
     The Clerk proceeded to read the Journal of Tuesday, May 26, 2009, being the first order of business, when the further reading thereof was dispensed with and the same approved.
     At the request of Delegate Caputo, and by unanimous consent, the House of Delegates proceeded to the Eleventh Order of Business for the purpose of consideration of a bill on second reading.
Special Calendar

Second Reading

     Com. Sub. for H. B. 2010, Budget Bill, making appropriations of public money out of the treasury in accordance with section fifty-one, article six of the Constitution; on second reading, coming up in regular order, was read a second time.
     The Clerk reported an amendment by Delegates Blair, J. Miller and Overington, on page two hundred seven, line sixty-two, following the word "Fair", by striking out the figure "3,500" and inserting in lieu thereof the figure "18,500 ".
     And,
     On page two hundred one, line three hundred twenty five, following the word "(Berkeley)" by striking out the figure "25,000" and inserting in lieu thereof the figure "10,000".
     At 3:53 p.m., on motion of Delegate Boggs, the House of Delegates recessed until 5:00 p.m., and reconvened at that time.
Messages from the Executive

     The Speaker laid before the House of Delegates communications from His Excellency, the Governor, revising estimates of revenue, which were read by the Clerk and referred to the Committee on Finance. as follows:
Insert Ex. Mess. No. 5
Insert Ex. Mess. No. 6
Special Calendar

Second Reading

-Continued-

     The House then proceeded to further consideration of Com. Sub. for H. B. 2010, Budget Bill.
     The Clerk again reported an amendment by Delegates Blair, J. Miller and Overington on page two hundred seven, line sixty-two, following the word "Fair", by striking out the figure "3,500" and inserting in lieu thereof the figure "18,500 ".
     And,
     On page two hundred one, line three hundred twenty five, following the word "(Berkeley)" by striking out the figure "25,000" and inserting in lieu thereof the figure "10,000".
     The question before the House being the adoption of the amendment, the same was put and did not prevail.
     Delegate Blair moved to amend the bill on page fifty, line twenty-two, following the word "purposes", by changing the period to a colon and inserting the following:
     "Provided, That the first $25,000 of this fund expended for improvement purposes shall be expended to construct a new shooting range at the Sleepy Creek Wildlife Management Area."
     On the adoption of the amendment, Delegate Blair demanded the yeas and nays, which demand was sustained.
     The yeas and nays having been ordered, they were taken (Roll No. 520), and there were--yeas 29, nays 66, absent and not voting 5, with the yeas and absent and not voting being as follows:
     Yeas: Anderson, Andes, Armstead, Ashley, Azinger, Blair, Border, Canterbury, Carmichael, Cowles, Duke, Evans, Fleischauer, Hamilton, Ireland, Lane, Louisos, C. Miller, J. Miller, Overington, Porter, Romine, Rowan, Schadler, Schoen, Shott, Sobonya, Sumner and Walters.
     Absent And Not Voting: Beach, Craig, Hutchins, McGeehan and Tabb.
    So, a majority of the members present and voting not having voted in the affirmative, the amendment was not adopted.
     Delegates Armstead, Carmichael, Schoen and Shott then moved to amend the bill on page twenty-four, section seven, following line eleven, by inserting the following:
     "From this appropriation, ten million dollars shall be transferred to the unemployment compensation trust fund for the fiscal year 2010."
     On page twenty-four, section seven, line twelve, following the word "from", by inserting the words "the remainder of".
     And,
     On pages two hundred thirty-five, section two hundred sixty-nine, following line five, by inserting the following:
     "From this appropriation, twenty-five million dollars shall be transferred to the unemployment compensation trust fund for the fiscal year 2010."
     On the adoption of the amendment, Delegate Armstead demanded the yeas and nays, which demand was sustained.
     The yeas and nays having been ordered, they were taken (Roll No. 521), and there were--yeas 29, nays 66, absent and not voting 5, with the yeas and absent and not voting being as follows:
     Yeas: Anderson, Andes, Armstead, Ashley, Azinger, Blair, Border, Canterbury, Carmichael, Cowles, Duke, Ellem, Evans, Hamilton, Ireland, Lane, Louisos, C. Miller, J. Miller, Overington, Porter, Romine, Rowan, Schadler, Schoen, Shott, Sobonya, Sumner and Walters.
     Absent And Not Voting: Beach, Craig, Hutchins, McGeehan and Tabb.
     So, a majority of the members present and voting not having voted in the affirmative, the amendment was not adopted.
     Delegate Wooton moved to amend the bill on page two hundred five, line fourteen, Item 255 - - Division of Culture and History, by striking out the figure "300,000 " and inserting in lieu thereof, the figure "380,000 "; which motion did not prevail.
     Delegates Lane and Walters moved to amend the bill on page two hundred nine, at line eight- seven, following the figure "5,000", by striking out the words "Charleston Sternwheel Regatta" and inserting in lieu thereof the words "Kanawha County Fair"; which motion did not prevail.
     There being no further amendments, the bill was then ordered to engrossment and third reading.
     Delegate Boggs moved that the constitutional rule requiring the bill to be fully and distinctly read on three several days be dispensed with.
     On this question, the yeas and nays were taken (Roll No. 522), and there were--yeas 76, nays 19, absent and not voting 5, with the nays and absent and not voting being as follows:        
     Nays: Andes, Armstead, Blair, Border, Carmichael, Cowles, Duke, Ellem, Hamilton, Lane, C. Miller, J. Miller, Overington, Porter, Rowan, Shott, Sobonya, Sumner and Walters.
     Absent And Not Voting: Beach, Craig, Hutchins, McGeehan and Tabb.
     So, four fifths of the members present having voted in the affirmative, the constitutional rule was dispensed with.
     Having been engrossed, the bill was then read a third time and put upon its passage.
     On the passage of the bill, the yeas and nays were taken (Roll No. 523), and there were--yeas 82, nays 13, absent and not voting 5, with the nays and absent and not voting being as follows:
     Nays: Andes, Armstead, Blair, Cowles, Duke, Lane, C. Miller, J. Miller, Overington, Porter, Sobonya, Sumner and Walters.
     Absent And Not Voting: Beach, Craig, Hutchins, McGeehan and Tabb.
    So, a majority of the members elected to the House of Delegates having voted in the affirmative, the Speaker declared the bill (Com. Sub. for H. B. 2010) passed.
     Delegate Boggs moved that the bill take effect from its passage.
     On this question, the yeas and nays were taken (Roll No. 524), and there were--yeas 87, nays 8, absent and not voting 5, with the absent and not voting being as follows:
      Nays: Andes, Armstead, Cowles, C. Miller, J. Miller, Porter, Sobonya and Sumner.
      Absent And Not Voting: Beech, Craig, Hutchins, McGeehan and Tabb.
     So, two thirds of the members elected to the House of Delegates having voted in the affirmative, the Speaker declared the bill (Com. Sub. for H. B. 2010) takes effect from its passage.
     Ordered, That the Clerk of the House communicate to the Senate the action of the House of Delegates and request concurrence therein.
Committee Reports

     At the request of Chairman Wells, and by unanimous consent, permission was granted the Joint Committee on Enrolled Bills, after it had examined, found truly enrolled and presented to His Excellency, the Governor, for his action, bills passed but not presented to him prior to adjournment of April 12, 2009 of the Legislature, to file its report with the Clerk and that such reports be included in the Journal, and that communications from His Excellency, the Governor, as to his action on bills, also be included in the Journal.
     In accordance with the foregoing unanimous consent request, Delegate Wells filed reports of the Joint Committee on Enrolled Bills as follows:
April 4, 2009

     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 2869), Lengthening the time frame for the filing of post-primary and post general campaign financial statements,
     (H. B. 2913), Relating to the Statewide Independent Living Council,
     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 2916), Relating to the Emergency Medical Services Act,
     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 2999), Relating to the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement and the West Virginia consumers sales and service tax and use tax,
     (H. B. 3011), Repealing the section of code relating to limitation on political activity of officers or employees in the administration of the Vocational Rehabilitation Program,
     (Com. Sub for H. B. 3017), Exempting from the consumers sales and service tax and use tax any sales of donated clothing or clothing accessories,
     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 3063), Relating to hunting, tagging and reporting bear,
     (H. B. 3155), Relating to the renewal of the West Virginia Small Business Linked Deposit Program,
     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 3240), Giving the Commissioner of Motor Vehicles authority to approve all-terrain vehicle rider safety awareness courses,
     (H. B. 3295), Relating to the West Virginia State Treasurer's Office,
     And,
     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 3336), Continuing early intervention services to families with developmentally delayed infants and toddlers but eliminating the cost-free provision.
April 5, 2009

     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 2968), Requiring the State Fire Commission to establish safety standards for liquefied petroleum gas systems,
     (H. B. 2981), Relating to primary elections and nominating procedures of third-party candidates,
     (H. B. 3047), Clarifying that the Director of the Public Employees Insurance Agency is authorized to enter into capitated provider arrangements for provision of primary health care services,
     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 3074), Allowing the Secretary of State to notify people with delinquent taxes by certified mail,
     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 3120), Increasing the WV Prosecuting Attorneys Institute's executive council's elected members from five to seven and permitting the appointment of special prosecutors in juvenile delinquency, child abuse or neglect proceedings,
     (H. B. 3170), Relating to WV Guardianship and Conservatorship Act,
     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 3195), Establishing a funding mechanism for state aid for local health departments,
     (H. B. 3197), Authorizing municipalities to permit nonpolice officers to issue citations for littering,
     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 3314), Relating to concealed handgun licensing,
     And,
     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 3339), Facilitating the complete closure of the Gwinn, otherwise known as the Midwest Services Landfill, located in Summers County.
April 6, 2009

     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 2218), Authorizing the Department of Transportation to promulgate legislative rules,
     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 2309), Updating the law governing the practice of occupational therapy,
     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 2528), Updating the regulation of the practice of forestry,
     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 2531), Updating the regulation of the practice of barbers and cosmetologists,
     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 2695)
, Providing criminal penalties for a hunter who fails to render aid to a person the hunter shoots while hunting,
     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 2701), Relating to an escape of any person from the custody of the Division of Juvenile Services,
     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 2788), Protecting incapacitated adults from abuse or neglect by a care giver,
     (H. B. 2801), Updating language and making technical changes and clarifications of the West Virginia Board of Medicine,
     (H. B. 2884), Long-Term Care Partnership Program,
     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 2885), Establishing a uniform credentialing form and creating a single credentialing verification organization (CVO),
     (H. B. 2920), Eliminating the felony conviction for a second or subsequent conviction of petit larceny,
     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 2926), Establishing a procedure for challenging a candidate's qualifications for elected office.
     (H. B. 2931), Removing a severance tax on timber for tax years 2010 through 2013,
     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 2958), Increasing the fines for a trespassing conviction pursuant to certain circumstances.
     And,
     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 2976)
, Requiring the State Fire Commission to promulgate rules pertaining to the State Building Code.
April 8, 2009

     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 2535), Creating a tax credit for certain solar energy systems,
     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 2723), Authorizing liens by municipalities and requiring administrative procedures for the assessment and collection of delinquent municipal fees,
     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 2877), Increasing the monetary penalties, removing the possibility of incarceration and adding community service for a minor who misrepresents his or her age when purchasing alcohol,
     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 3146), Relating to seniority rights for school service personnel,
     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 3208), Including the hours of training county board members have acquired,
     And,
     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 3278), Relating to the life and health insurance guaranty association.
April 15, 2009

     
(S. B. 552), Relating to affordable health insurance plan proposals.
     (S. B. 771), Making supplemental appropriation of federal funds to various accounts.
     (S. B. 772), Making supplemental appropriation to various accounts.
      And,
     (S. B. 773), Making supplemental appropriation to Department of Agriculture, Land Protection Authority.
April 16, 2009  

     (H. B. 2404), Relating to inmate reimbursement for medical services provided to persons held in regional jails,
     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 2738), Registering protective orders with the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals,
     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 2757), Relating to financial audits of insurers,
     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 3082), Relating to the gathering and reporting of foreclosure data and statistics,
     (H. B. 3229), Relating to creation of the Science and Research Council,
     (S. B. 259), Clarifying certain terminology within Courthouse Facilities Improvement Authority,
     (S. B. 284), Relating to Viatical Settlements Act,
     (S. B. 473), Clarifying civil service job posting provisions,
     (S. B. 487), Relating to Division of Personnel Director's qualifications,
     (S. B. 526), Relating to osteopathy post-doctoral training requirements,
     (S. B. 572), Repealing section creating Public Employee Leave Benefit Analysis Board,
     (S. B. 587), Repealing section creating State Personnel Advisory Council,
      And,
     (S. B. 588), Repealing section creating Public Insurance Agency Advisory Board.
April 20, 2009

     
(S. B. 261), Mandating party executive committees submit certain nominees 70 days before election,
     (S. B. 384), Authorizing Department of Transportation take control of certain highway emergencies,
     (S. B. 431), Providing in-state medical providers notice of small group health benefit plan,
     (S. B. 489), Allowing Board of Banking and Financial Institutions receive travel expense compensation,
     (S. B. 719), Allowing certain police officers keep weapon after retirement,
     And,
     (S. B. 760), Authorizing Supreme Court to develop pilot pre-trial release programs.
April 21, 2009

     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 2170), Authorizing the Department of Commerce to promulgate legislative rules,
     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 2418), Relating to exempting certain records of the Division of Corrections and Regional Jail Authority from the Freedom of Information Act that, if released, could aid inmates in committing unlawful acts,
     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 2419), Providing inmates a reduction in sentence for completion of education and rehabilitation programs,
     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 2421), Requires that inoperable fire hydrants be painted black and be reported to emergency dispatch centers,
     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 2423), Relating to the Board of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy Technology,
     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 2464), Authorizing county commissions to designate locations for early voting other than the county courthouse or annex,
     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 2504), Establishing the Silver Alert Plan, an alert system for missing cognitively impaired persons,
     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 2530), Relating to further defining professional student support personnel,
     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 2532), Creating licensure for Marriage and Family Therapists,
     (H. B. 2541), Including poultry among those domesticated farm animals or stock which the owner shall be liable for damages caused by those animals,
     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 2567), Relating to filing agency rules with the Secretary of State under the Administrative Procedures Act,
     And,
     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 2685), Amending the Uniform Principal and Income Act.
April 22, 2009

     
(Com. Sub. for H. B. 2870), Extending the deadline of the buyback provision provided under the Teachers' Defined Contribution Retirement System to the State Teachers Retirement System.
April 27, 2009

     
(S. B. 12), Allowing 2-year motorcycle registration period,
     (S. B. 153), Authorizing Department of Environmental Protection promulgate legislative rules,
     (S. B. 370), Relating to community corrections program fees,
     (S. B. 405), Relating to grandparents' visitation,
     (S. B. 424), Converting financial institution to state-chartered bank,
     (S. B. 476), Relating to "financial institution" definition,
     (S. B. 493), Transferring central registry for head injuries to Center for Excellence in Disabilities,
     (S. B. 503), Defining "sound financial condition",
     (S. B. 612), Relating to willful nonpayment of child support,
      And,
     (S. B. 764), Providing race election results certification procedure.
April 28, 2009

     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 2222), Authorizing the Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety to promulgate legislative rules,
     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 2407), Relating to trustee accounts and funds, earnings and personal property of inmates,
     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 2569), Creating the Juvenile Services Reimbursement Offender Fund.
     (H. B. 2651), Repealing article regulating male breeding animals,
     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 2684), West Virginia Drug Offender Accountability and Treatment Act,
     (H. B. 2734), Relating to minimum guarantees provided to members who elected to transfer from the Teachers' Defined Contribution System to the Teachers' Retirement System,
     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 2742), Repealing outdated provisions from the WV Code relating to vinegars,
     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 2753), Relating to the continuation of the Design-Build Program,
     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 2839), Relating to the management of pain by physicians,
     (H. B. 2950), Creating the Neighborhood Housing and Economic Stabilization Program for low-income minority neighborhoods,
     (H. B. 2952), Clarifying that a terroristic threat is a felony regardless of intent to actually commit the threatened act,
     And,
     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 3196), Declaring certain claims against the state and its agencies to be moral obligations of the state.
April 29, 2009

     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 2694), Establishing certain requirements for modification of custodial rights for parent's or guardian's that have been deployed to the United States Armed Forces,
     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 2719), Relating to the sale and distribution of craft beer,
     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 2739), Enhancing the service and enforcement of domestic violence protective orders issued by state courts,
     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 2819), Authorizing miscellaneous agencies and boards to promulgate legislative rules,
     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 2863), Relating to construction of state utility projects,
     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 3036), Relating to notice and publication requirements for expungement petitions,
     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 3134), Municipal vote by mail pilot program,
     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 3194), Making it a misdemeanor to knowingly file false information with the Secretary of State,
     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 3288), Relating to mental health parity,
     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 3305), Relating to the powers and duties of probation officers,
     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 3313), Allowing depositories and banks to meet the security requirement necessary to be a depository for boards of education by providing a letter of credit from a federal home loan bank,
     And,
     (H. B. 3340), Relating to entry into a data state compact among the Higher Education Policy Commission, Council for Community and Technical College Education and State Board of Education.
April 30, 2009

     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 2335), Relating to the federal "Yellow Ribbon G. I. Education Enhancement Program",
     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 2360), Insuring that tobacco products are not sold in any packaging other than the original,
     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 2401), Providing for the expiration of the alternative minimum tax,
     (H. B. 2536), Adding language that includes railcars and locomotives in the category of railroad property that is illegal to interfere or tamper with,
     (H. B. 2539), Authorizing professional licensing boards to combine administrative staff functions,
     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 2557), Relating to the enforcement of new motor vehicle warranties,
     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 2566), Expanding applicability of increased penalties for crimes against certain protected persons,
     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 2660), Expanding the definition of limited health care service,
     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 2690), Updating language pertaining to indemnity for the death of diseased or infected animals,
     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 2737), Authorizing the Administrative Director of the Supreme Court of Appeals to hire regional or specialized probation officers,
     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 2771), Relating to the West Virginia Alcohol and Drug-Free Workplace Act,
     (H. B. 2841), Extending the time for the city council of Richwood to meet as a levying body,
     And,
     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 2860), Regulating the sequestration and storage of carbon dioxide.
May 1, 2009

     Delegate Wells, from the Joint Committee on Enrolled Bills, submitted the following report, which was received:
     Your Joint Committee on Enrolled Bills has examined, found truly enrolled, and on the 1st day of May, 2009, presented to His Excellency, the Governor, for his action, the following bills, signed by the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Delegates:
     (S. B. 398), Imposing certain restrictions on graduated driver's licenses,
     (S. B. 414), Relating to Pharmaceutical Cost Management Council and health care delivery systems,
     (S. B. 484), Relating to ad valorem property taxes,
     (S. B. 501), Prohibiting animal gas chamber euthanasia,.
     (S. B. 515), Creating Uniform Adult Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Jurisdiction Act,
     (S. B. 533), Updating terms in consumers sales and service tax,
     (S. B. 537), Relating to workers' compensation,
     (S. B. 540), Clarifying certain Tax Commissioner's authorities,
     (S. B. 575), Relating to gaming operations at historic resort hotel,
     (S. B. 600), Relating to coal reclamation tax,
     (S. B. 610), Relating to Film Industry Investment Act,
     (S. B. 613), Clarifying coalbed methane notice requirements,
     (S. B. 631), Relating to certain insurance policy cancellation,
     (S. B. 672), Creating Mental Health Stabilization Act of 2009,
     (S. B. 694), Creating intrastate mutual aid system,
     (S. B. 706), Creating State Police leave donation program,
     (S. B. 715), Establishing Chesapeake Bay Restoration Initiative,
     And,
     (S. B. 767), Relating to certain Medicaid program contracts.
May 5, 2009

     
(S. B. 195), Authorizing Department of Health and Human Resources promulgate legislative rules,
     (S. B. 227), Authorizing Department of Revenue promulgate legislative rules,
     (S. B. 243), Relating to issuing general obligation bonds,
     (S. B. 244), Relating to public employees' reemployment after retirement,
     (S. B. 258), Clarifying local fiscal bodies cannot be held liable for certain deficits,
     (S. B. 262), Removing prohibition against using county's General Revenue Fund for historic preservation,
     (S. B. 335), Authorizing Division of Culture and History distribute fairs and festivals' funding,
     (S. B. 338), Creating additional seventeenth judicial circuit court judge,
     (S. B. 404), Creating sesquicentennial commission and fund,
     (S. B. 408), Relating to model health plan for uninsurable individuals,
     (S. B. 425), Disclosing certain refinanced loan's higher annual percentage rate,
     (S. B. 434), Relating to long-term care policy insurance agents,
     (S. B. 468), Requiring redemption property purchaser pay in certified funds,
     (S. B. 490), Authorizing Mercer County Commission appoint emergency operations center board,
     (S. B. 495), Authorizing Insurance Commissioner permit certain groups life insurance policies,
      And,
     (S. B. 532), Creating WV SAFE Mortgage Licensing Act.
May 6, 2009

     
(S. B. 99), Sentencing discretion for certain youthful offenders,
     (S. B. 172), Authorizing Department of Administration promulgate legislative rules,
     (S. B. 239), Allowing majority vote for certain metro government approval,
     (S. B. 246), Relating to unemployment compensation generally,
     (S. B. 278), Creating felony offense of willful failure to provide certain drug benefits,
     (S. B. 306), Increasing pipeline companies' special license fees to Public Service Commission,
     (S. B. 344), Authorizing mental hygiene commissioners sign readmission orders,
     (S. B. 451), Relating to crime victims' compensation awards,
     (S. B. 494), Authorizing Insurance Commissioner order restitution in certain cases,
     (S. B. 507), Relating to Clean Coal Technology Council's powers and duties,
     (S. B. 594), Requiring monthly fund installments to Courtesy Patrol,
     (S. B. 595), Relating to assignment of child support obligations,
     (S. B. 632), Requiring insurers share certain information with Bureau for Medical Services,
     (S. B. 636), Finding and declaring certain claims against state,
     (S. B. 641), Disclosing solid waste origins at commercial landfills,
     (S. B. 669), Extending Preventative Care Pilot Program ,
     (S. B. 687), Relating to Comprehensive Behavioral Health Commission.
      And,
     (S. B. 695), Relating to payment for certain state employees' unused sick leave.
May 7, 2009

     
(S. B. 256), Providing additional requirements for certain property annexation,
     (S. B. 279), Relating to industrial accidents and emergency response regulations,
     (S. B. 293), Creating felony offense of unauthorized practice of certain health care professions,
     (S. B. 318), Expanding Division of Protective Services' law-enforcement authority over state property under certain circumstances,
     (S. B. 322), Exempting certain life insurance policies from Medicaid assignment,
     (S. B. 339), Exempting certain licensed medical professionals from county hiring prohibition,
     (S. B. 347), Correcting code reference related to extended supervision for certain sex offenders,
     (S. B. 373), Relating to PROMISE Scholarship,
     (S. B. 382), Adjusting State Rail Authority's contract authority,
     (S. B. 440), Increasing county litter control officers' authority,
     (S. B. 445), Removing conservation supervisors' election certification requirements,
     (S. B. 456), Creating Reduced Cigarette Ignition Propensity Standard and Fire Prevention Act,
     (S. B. 461), Extending selenium effluent limits compliance time,
     (S. B. 464), Authorizing Public Employees Insurance Agency charge fee for paper transactions,
     (S. B. 470), Regulating all-terrain vehicles on Hatfield-McCoy Trail,
     (S. B. 481), Requiring employers provide certain documentation to Public Employees Insurance Agency,
     (S. B. 492), Clarifying certain Public Employees Insurance Agency retirement requirements,
     (S. B. 556), Relating to defensive driving course points deduction,
      And,
     (S. B. 761), Relating to illegal entries upon certain property.
     
May 8, 2009

     (Com. Sub. for S. B. 280), Creating Correctional Industries Act of 2009,
     (Com. Sub. for S. B. 326), Mandating certain dental anesthesia insurance coverage,
     (Com. Sub. for S. B. 472), Revising certain outdoor advertising restrictions,
     (Com. Sub. for Com. Sub. for S. B. 498), Relating to early childhood education,
     (S. B. 521), Including telecommunications devices as jail contraband,
     (S. B. 528), Depositing certain fees in counties' general funds,
     (Com. Sub. for S. B. 724), Relating to health care provider tax,
     And,
     (S. B. 756), Increasing military facilities security guards' patrol areas.
May 12, 2009

     (Com. Sub. for H. B. 2968), Requiring the State Fire Commission to establish safety standards for liquefied petroleum gas systems.
Messages from the Executive

     Subsequent to the adjournment taken on April 12, 2009, communications were received from His Excellency, the Governor, advising that on April 11, 2009, he approved Com. Sub. for H. B. 2225, Com. Sub. for H. B. 2305, H. B. 2474, H. B. 2652, Com. Sub. for H. B. 2702, Com. Sub. for H. B. 2703, Com. Sub. for H. B. 2904, H. B. 3066, Com. Sub. for H. B. 3076, H. B. 3189, Com. Sub. for S. B. 263, Com. Sub. for S. B. 307, Com. Sub. for S. B. 341, S. B. 346, S. B. 436 and Com. Sub. for 453; and on April 13, 2009, he approved Com. Sub. for S. B. 321; and on April 16, 2009, he approved Com. Sub. for S. B. 552; and on April 17, 2009, he approved S. B. 771, S. B. 772 and S. B. 773; and on April 20, 2009, he approved H. B. 2404, Com. Sub. for H. B. 2738, H. B. 3229, Com. Sub. for S. B. 259, Com. Sub. for S. B. 284, S. B. 487, Com. Sub. for S. B. 526, S. B. 572, S. B. 587 and S. B. 588; and on April 21, 2009, he approved Com. Sub. for H. B. 2757, Com. Sub. for H. B. 3082, Com. Sub. for S. B. 261, Com. Sub. for S. B. 384, S. B. 431, S. B. 473, Com. Sub. for S. B. 489, S. B. 719 and S. B. 760; and on April 24, 2009, he approved Com. Sub. for H. B. 2170, Com. Sub. for H. B. 2418, Com. Sub. for H. B. 2419, Com. Sub. for H. B. 2421, Com. Sub. for H. B. 2464, Com. Sub. for H. B. 2504, Com. Sub. for H. B. 2530, Com. Sub. for H. B. 2532, H. B. 2541, Com. Sub. for H. B. 2567, Com. Sub. for H. B. 2685; and on April 30, 2009, he approved Com. Sub. for H. B. 2222, Com. Sub. for H. B. 2407, Com. Sub. for H. B. 2569, H. B. 2651, Com. Sub. for H. B. 2684, Com. Sub. for H. B. 2694, Com. Sub. for H. B. 2719, H. B. 2734, Com. Sub. for H. B. 2739, Com. Sub. for H. B. 2742, Com. Sub. for H. B. 2753, Com. Sub. for H. B. 2819, Com. Sub. for H. B. 2839, Com. Sub. for H. B. 2863, H. B. 2950, H. B. 2952, Com. Sub. for H. B. 3036, Com. Sub. for H. B. 3134, Com. Sub. for H. B. 3196, Com. Sub. for H. B. 3305, Com. Sub. for H. B. 3313, S. B. 12, Com. Sub. for S. B. 153, Com. Sub. for S. B. 370, Com. Sub. for S. B. 405, S. B. 424, S. B. 476, S. B. 493, S. B. 503, Com. Sub. for S. B. 612 and S. B. 764; and on May 4, 2009, he approved Com. Sub. for H. B. 2335, Com. Sub. for H. B. 2360, Com. Sub. for H. B. 2401, H. B. 2536, H. B. 2539, Com. Sub. for H. B. 2557, Com. Sub. for H. B. 2566, Com. Sub. for H. B. 2660, Com. Sub. for H. B. 2690, Com. Sub. for H. B. 2737, H. B. 2841, Com. Sub. for 2860, H. B. 3340, Com. Sub. for S. B. 600, S. B. 610 and Com. Sub. for S. B. 694; and on May 6, 2009, he approved Com. Sub. for H. B. 2869, H. B. 2913, Com. Sub. for H. B. 2916, Com. Sub. for H. B. 2999, H. B. 3011, Com. Sub. for H. B. 3017, Com. Sub. for H. B. 3063, H. B. 3155, Com. Sub. for H. B. 3240, Com. Sub. for H. B. 3336, Com. Sub. for S. B. 613, Com. Sub. for S. B. 631 and S. B. 767; and on May 7, 2009, he approved Com. Sub. for H. B. 2218, Com. Sub. for H. B. 2528, Com. Sub. for H. B. 2788, H. B. 2884, Com. Sub. for H. B. 2958, Com. Sub. for H. B. 2976, Com. Sub. for S. B. 278, Com. Sub. for S. B. 398, Com. Sub. for S. B. 451, S. B. 515, Com. Sub. for. S. B. 533, Com. Sub. for S. B. 537, Com. Sub. for S. B. 540, Com. Sub. for S. B. 575, Com. Sub. for S. B. 687 and Com. Sub. for S. B. 706; and on May 8, 2009, he approved H. B. 2981, H. B. 3047, Com. Sub. for H. B. 3074, H. B. 3295, Com. Sub. for H. B. 3314, Com. Sub. for H. B. 3339Com. Sub. for S. B. 99, Com. Sub. for S. B. 195, Com. Sub. for S. B. 243, Com. Sub. for S. B. 244, Com. Sub. for S. B. 258, S. B. 262, Com. Sub. for S. B. 293, S. B. 306, Com. Sub. for S. B. 318, S. B. 322, S. B. 344, S. B. 347, Com. Sub. for S. B. 382, Com. Sub. for S. B. 404, Com. Sub. for S. B. 408, S. B. 425, S. B. 434, Com. Sub. for S. B. 440, Com. Sub. for S. B. 456, S. B. 464, S. B. 468, S. B. 481, S. B. 490, S. B. 492, Com. Sub. for S. B. 494, S. B. 495, Com. Sub. for S. B. 532, S. B, 556, S. B. 594, S. B. 595, S. B. 632, S. B. 636, Com. Sub. for S. B. 641, S. B. 669 and S. B. 761; and on May 11, 2009, he approved Com. Sub. for H. B. 2309, Com. Sub. for H. B. 2531, Com. Sub. for H. B. 2695, Com. Sub. for H. B. 2885, Com. Sub. for H. B. 3195, Com. Sub. for S. B. 172, Com. Sub. for S. B. 227, Com. Sub. for S. B. 246, Com. Sub. for S. B. 256, S. B. 335, S. B. 338, Com. Sub. for S. B. 373, S. B. 445 and Com. Sub. for S. B. 470; and on May 12, 2009, he approved Com. Sub. for H. B. 2723, H. B. 2801, Com. Sub. for H. B. 2877, H. B. 2831, Com. Sub. for H. B. 3278, Com. Sub. for S. B. 279, Com. Sub. for S. B. 280, Com. Sub. for S. B. 326, Com. Sub. for S. B. 472, Com. Sub. for S. B. 498, Com. Sub. for S. B. 724 and S. B. 756; and on May 13, 2009, he approved Com. Sub. for H. B. 3146, Com. Sub. for H. B. 3208, Com. Sub. for S. B. 339, Com. Sub. for S. B. 461 and S. B. 521; and on May 18, 2009, he approved Com. Sub. for H. B. 2968.
     The Speaker next presented annual reports from various state agencies as required by the provisions of law, which were filed in the Clerk's Office, as follows:
     Court of Claims
     Crime Victims Compensation Fund
     Environmental Protection, Department of
     Geological and Economic Survey
     Health and Human Resources, Department of
          Rape and Domestic Violence Information Center
     Insurance Commissioner
          Automobile Survey
          Financing Options for Access WV, January 2009
          Impact of 2004 Changes to Personal Auto Insurance Non-Renewal Laws
     Lottery Commission
     Public Employees Insurance Program
          Public Employees Insurance Agency
          Retiree Health Benefit Trust Fund
     Special Investigations, Commission on
     Treasury, Board of
     Women's Commission
Messages from the Senate

     A message from the Senate, by
     The Clerk of the Senate, announced that the Senate had concurred in the amendment of the House of Delegates and again passed, to take effect from passage, a bill of the House of Delegates, heretofore disapproved by the Governor, all in an effort to meet the objections of the Governor as follows:
     Com. Sub. for H. B. 2423, Relating to the Board of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy Technology.
     A message from the Senate, by
     The Clerk of the Senate, announced that the Senate had concurred in the amendment of the House of Delegates and again passed, to take effect July 1, 2009, a bill of the House of Delegates, heretofore disapproved by the Governor, all in an effort to meet the objections of the Governor as follows:
     Com. Sub. for H. B. 2535, Creating a tax credit for certain solar energy systems.
     A message from the Senate, by
     The Clerk of the Senate, announced that the Senate had concurred in the amendment of the House of Delegates and again passed bills of the House of Delegates, heretofore disapproved by the Governor, all in an effort to meet the objections of the Governor as follows:
     Com. Sub. for H. B. 2701, Relating to an escape of any person from the custody of the Division of Juvenile Services.
     Com. Sub. for H. B. 2271, Relating to the West Virginia Alcohol and Drug-Free Workplace Act,
     H. B. 2920, Eliminating the felony conviction for a second or subsequent conviction of petit larceny,
     Com. Sub. for H. B. 2926, Establishing a procedure for challenging a candidate's qualifications for elected office,
     Com. Sub. for H. B. 3120, Increasing the WV Prosecuting Attorneys Institute's executive council's elected members from five to seven and permitting the appointment of special prosecutors in juvenile delinquency, child abuse or neglect proceedings,
     H. B. 3170, Relating to WV Guardianship and Conservatorship Act,
     Com. Sub. for H. B. 3194, Making it a misdemeanor to knowingly file false information with the Secretary of State,
     H. B. 3197, Authorizing municipalities to permit nonpolice officers to issue citations for littering,
     And,
     Com. Sub. for H. B. 3288, Relating to mental health parity.
Leaves of Absence

     At the request of Delegate Boggs, and by unanimous consent, leaves of absence for the day were granted Delegates Beach, Craig, Hutchins, McGeehan and Tabb.
     At 5:25 p.m., the House of Delegates adjourned until 11:00 a.m., Thursday, May 29, 2009.

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