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WEST VIRGINIA LEGISLATURE

SENATE JOURNAL

SEVENTY-NINTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION, 2010

THIRD DAY

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Charleston, W. Va., Friday, January 15, 2010

     The Senate met at 10 a.m.
(Senator Tomblin, Mr. President, in the Chair.)

     Prayer was offered by the Reverend Matt Friend, Pastor of Youth Ministries, Bible Center Church, Charleston, West Virginia.
     Pending the reading of the Journal of Thursday, January 14, 2010,
     On motion of Senator Foster, the Journal was approved and the further reading thereof dispensed with.
     The Senate proceeded to the sixth order of business.
     On motions for leave, severally made, the following bills were introduced, read by their titles, and referred to the appropriate committees:
     By Senators Tomblin (Mr. President) and Caruth (By Request of the Executive):
     Senate Bill No. 224--A Bill to repeal §33-17-9a of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended; to amend said code by adding thereto a new section, designated §33-12C-6a; to amend and reenact §33-17-9b of said code; and to amend said code by adding thereto a new article, designated §38-10E-1 and §38-10E-2, all relating to imposing a statutory lien on fire insurance proceeds in the event of a total loss to real property; requiring insurance companies to notify insured and municipality or county after determining that a claim involves a total loss to real property; defining terms; requiring a municipality or county to perfect the lien within thirty days of notice of a total loss determination; providing for release of the lien upon satisfaction of certain conditions; and authorizing the Insurance Commissioner to declare surplus lines insurers ineligible for certain violations.
     Referred to the Committee on Banking and Insurance; and then to the Committee on the Judiciary.
     By Senators Kessler, Snyder, Barnes, Stollings and Laird:
     Senate Bill No. 225--A Bill to amend and reenact §19-14-5 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to providing moneys from an additional commercial feed distributor fee assessed to commercial feed distributors to fund a statewide spay and neuter program; and creating the Spay Neuter Assistance Fund.
     Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary; and then to the Committee on Finance.
     By Senator Sypolt:
     Senate Bill No. 226--A Bill to repeal §30-13A-26 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended; and to amend and reenact §30-13A-4, §30-13A-6, §30-13A-15 and §30-13A-36 of said code, all relating to land surveyors; revising board member qualifications; clarifying certain terms related to a lapsed license; repealing minimum standards for boundary surveys; requiring certain county surveyors of land to be licensed after a date certain; and authorizing minimum standards for boundary surveys to be promulgated by legislative rule.
     Referred to the Committee on Government Organization.
     By Senator Foster:
     Senate Bill No. 227--A Bill to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new article, designated §47-26-1, §47-26-2, §47-26-3, §47-26-4, §47-26-5 and §47-26-6, all relating to creating the Protect Children from Dangerous Lighters Act; prohibiting the sale of novelty lighters; making exceptions; making legislative findings; providing a definition; providing a civil penalty; and requiring the destruction of seized novelty lighters.
     Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Resources; and then to the Committee on the Judiciary.
     By Senators Tomblin (Mr. President) and Caruth (By Request of the Executive):
     Senate Bill No. 228--A Bill to amend and reenact §18-5-45 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to requiring county boards to adopt contingency plans designed to guarantee one hundred eighty separate days of instruction for students; authorizing county boards of education to select the beginning date and ending date of the instructional term of the school calendar; and making technical corrections.
     Referred to the Committee on Education; and then to the Committee on Finance.
     By Senators Tomblin (Mr. President) and Caruth (By Request of the Executive):
     Senate Bill No. 229--A Bill to amend and reenact §18-9D-8 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the School Building Authority to issue bonds in the maximum aggregate amount of $500 million outstanding at any time; and making technical corrections.
     Referred to the Committee on Education; and then to the Committee on Finance.
     Senators Kessler, Edgell and Williams offered the following resolution:
     Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 1--
Requesting the Division of Highways to name Bridge No. 9-50-5.61, located on U. S. Route 50 at mile post 5.61 crossing Arnold's Creek, in Doddridge County, the "SPC Jason N. Marchand Memorial Bridge".
     Whereas, SPC Jason N. Marchand was a graduate of Doddridge County High School, Class of 2000, and a resident of Greenwood, West Virginia; and
     Whereas, Sensing the call of duty, he enlisted in the U. S. Army; and
     Whereas, After enlisting, he was assigned to Vilseck, Germany for two years as a member of the 3rd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment (Wolfpack) before being deployed to Iraq; and
     Whereas, On the morning of October 5, 2007, during combat operations north of Baghdad, he tragically lost his life when an improvised explosive device detonated near his unit; and
     Whereas, He was laid to rest as a hero October 13, 2007, in Center Point, West Virginia; and
     Whereas, It is fitting that this bridge be named in memorial to the life, sacrifice and service of SPC Jason N. Marchand; therefore, be it
     Resolved by the Legislature of West Virginia:
     That the Legislature hereby request the Division of Highways to name Bridge No. 9-50-5.61 located on U. S. Route 50 between the communities of Arnold's Creek and Central Station, in Doddridge County, the "SPC Jason N. Marchand Memorial Bridge"; and, be it
     Further Resolved, That the Division of Highways is hereby requested to have made and placed on the bridge, signs identifying it as the "SPC Jason N. Marchand Memorial Bridge"; and, be it
     Further Resolved, That the Clerk of the Senate is hereby directed to forward a copy of this resolution to the Commissioner of the Division of Highways and members of the family of SPC Jason N. Marchand.
     Which, under the rules, lies over one day.
     The Senate proceeded to the eleventh order of business and the introduction of guests.
     Pending announcement of a meeting of a standing committee of the Senate,
     On motion of Senator Edgell, the Senate adjourned until Monday, January 18, 2010, at 11 a.m.
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