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WEST VIRGINIA LEGISLATURE

SENATE JOURNAL

SEVENTY-NINTH LEGISLATURE

SECOND EXTRAORDINARY SESSION, 2010

FIFTH DAY

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Charleston, W. Va., Monday, July 19, 2010

     The Senate met at 1 p.m.
(Senator Tomblin, Mr. President, in the Chair.)

     Prayer was offered by the Honorable John H. Shott, a senator from the tenth district.
     Pending the reading of the Journal of Sunday, July 18, 2010,
     On motion of Senator D. Facemire, the Journal was approved and the further reading thereof dispensed with.
     The Senate proceeded to the second order of business and the introduction of guests.
     Senator Chafin then moved that the Senate recess until 5 p.m. today.
     The question being on the adoption of Senator Chafin's motion, and on this question, Senator Chafin demanded the yeas and nays.
     The roll being taken, the yeas were: the yeas were: Boley, Bowman, Browning, Chafin, Edgell, D. Facemire, K. Facemyer, Fanning, Foster, Green, Hall, Helmick, Jenkins, Laird, McCabe, Oliverio, Plymale, Prezioso, Shott, Snyder, Stollings, Sypolt, Unger, Wells, White, Williams, Yost and Tomblin (Mr. President)--28.
     The nays were: None.
     Absent: Barnes, Deem, Guills, Kessler, Minard and Palumbo--6.
     So, a majority of those present and voting having voted in the affirmative, the President declared Senator Chafin's motion had prevailed.
     In accordance with the foregoing motion, the Senate recessed until 5 p.m. today.
     Upon expiration of the recess, the Senate reconvened.
     On motion of Senator Chafin, the Senate recessed until 5:45 p.m. today.
     Upon expiration of the recess, the Senate reconvened and proceeded to the fifth order of business.
Filed Conference Committee Reports

     The Clerk announced the following conference committee report had been filed at 6:26 p.m. today:
     Eng. Com. Sub. for House Bill No. 201, United States Senatorial succession.
     Without objection, the Senate returned to the third order of business.
Executive Communications

     Senator Tomblin (Mr. President) laid before the Senate the following supplement to the proclamations dated July 15, 2010, and July 17, 2010, from His Excellency, the Governor, which was read by the Clerk:
STATE OF WEST VIRGINIA

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

CHARLESTON

A P R O C L A M A T I O N

By the Governor

     I, JOE MANCHIN III, GOVERNOR of the State of West Virginia, by virtue of the authority conferred upon me by Section 7, Article VII of the Constitution of West Virginia, do hereby state and proclaim that the Legislature, in the Extraordinary Session commencing the fifteenth day of July, two thousand ten, in its chambers in the State Capitol, City of Charleston, consider, in addition to the items of business stated and proclaimed in my two proclamations of the fifteenth day of July, two thousand ten, and my proclamation of the seventeenth day of July, two thousand ten, the following additional items of business:
     FIFTEENTH: A supplemental appropriation bill to fund 0131, fiscal year 2011, organization 1400, of the Department of Agriculture account; to fund 0150, fiscal year 2011, organization 1500, of the Attorney General account; to fund 0230, fiscal year 2011, organization 0211, to the Division of General Services account; to fund 0220, fiscal year 2011, organization 0219, of the West Virginia Public Employees Grievance Board account; to fund 0606, fiscal year 2011, organization 0327, of the Department of Commerce - Office of the Secretary account; to fund 0256, fiscal year 2011, organization 0307, of the West Virginia Development Office account; to fund 0277, fiscal year 2011, organization 0314, of the Division of Miners' Health, Safety and Training account.
     SIXTEENTH: A supplemental appropriation bill to fund 8742, fiscal year 2011, organization 0100, of the Governor's Office account; to fund 8841, fiscal year 2011, organization 0431, of the Department of Education and the Arts - Office of the Secretary account; to fund 8708, fiscal year 2011, organization 0313, of the Division of Environmental Protection account; to fund 8790, fiscal year 2011, organization 0704, of the Insurance Commissioner account.
     SEVENTEENTH: A supplemental appropriation bill to fund 0313, fiscal year 2011, organization 0402, of the State Department of Education account.
     IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the State of West Virginia to be affixed.
DONE at the Capitol in the City of Charleston, State of West Virginia, this nineteenth day of July, in the year of our Lord, Two Thousand Ten, and in the One Hundred Forty-Eighth year of the State.

JOE MANCHIN III,
Governor.
By the Governor:

  NATALIE E. TENNANT,
  Secretary of State.
  The Senate proceeded to the sixth order of business.
  On motions for leave, severally made, the following bills were introduced and read by their titles:
  By Senators Tomblin (Mr. President) and Hall (By Request of the Executive):
  Senate Bill No. 2013
--
A Bill making a supplementary appropriation of public moneys out of the Treasury from the balance of moneys remaining as an unappropriated balance in the State Fund, General Revenue, to the Department of Agriculture, fund 0131, fiscal year 2011, organization 1400, to the Attorney General, fund 0150, fiscal year 2011, organization 1500, to the Department of Administration - Division of General Services, fund 0230, fiscal year 2011, organization 0211, to the Department of Administration - West Virginia Public Employees Grievance Board, fund 0220, fiscal year 2011, organization 0219, to the Department of Commerce - Department of Commerce - Office of the Secretary, fund 0606, fiscal year 2011, organization 0327, to the Department of Commerce - West Virginia Development Office, fund 0256, fiscal year 2011, organization 0307, and to the Department of Commerce - Division of Miners' Health, Safety and Training, fund 0277, fiscal year 2011, organization 0314, by supplementing and amending the appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2011.
  At the request of Senator Helmick, and by unanimous consent, the bill was taken up for immediate consideration, read a first time, ordered to second reading, and then referred to the Committee on Finance.
  By Senators Tomblin (Mr. President) and Hall (By Request of the Executive):
  Senate Bill No. 2014
--
A Bill making a supplementary appropriation of federal funds out of the Treasury from the balance of federal moneys remaining unappropriated for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2011, to a new item of appropriation designated to the Governor's Office, fund 8742, fiscal year 2011, organization 0100, to the Department of Education and the Arts - Office of the Secretary, fund 8841, fiscal year 2011, organization 0431, to the Department of Environmental Protection - Division of Environmental Protection, fund 8708, fiscal year 2011, organization 0313, and to the Department of Revenue - Insurance Commissioner - Qualified High Risk Pool, fund 8790, fiscal year 2011, organization 0704, by supplementing and amending Chapter 8, Acts of the Legislature, Regular Session, 2010, known as the Budget Bill.
  At the request of Senator Helmick, and by unanimous consent, the bill was taken up for immediate consideration, read a first time, ordered to second reading, and then referred to the Committee on Finance.
  By Senators Tomblin (Mr. President) and Hall (By Request of the Executive):
  Senate Bill No. 2015
--
A Bill supplementing and amending Chapter 8, Acts of the Legislature, Regular Session, 2010, known as the Budget Bill, all supplementing and amending the appropriation for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2011.
  At the request of Senator Helmick, and by unanimous consent, the bill was taken up for immediate consideration, read a first time, ordered to second reading, and then referred to the Committee on Finance.
  On motion of Senator Chafin, the Senate recessed until 8:30 p.m. tonight.
  Upon expiration of the recess, the Senate reconvened and, without objection, returned to the third order of business.
  A message from The Clerk of the House of Delegates announced the adoption by that body of the committee of conference report, passage as amended by the conference report with its conference amended title, to take effect from passage, and requested the concurrence of the Senate in the adoption thereof, as to
  Eng. Com. Sub. for House Bill No. 201, United States Senatorial succession.
  Whereupon, Senator Oliverio, from the committee of conference on matters of disagreement between the two houses, as to
  Eng. Com. Sub. for House Bill No. 201, United States Senatorial succession.
  Submitted the following report, which was received:
  Your committee of conference on the disagreeing votes of the two houses as to the amendments of the Senate to Engrossed Committee Substitute for House Bill No. 201 having met, after full and free conference, have agreed to recommend and do recommend to their respective houses, as follows:
  That both houses recede from their respective positions as to the amendment of the Senate, striking out everything after the enacting clause and inserting new language, and agree to the same as follows:
  That the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, be amended by adding thereto a new section designated as §3-10-4a, to read as follows:
  
ARTICLE 10. FILLING VACANCIES.
§3-10-4a. Special Senate vacancy election.
__(a) Notwithstanding the provisions of section three of this article establishing processes for the appointment and election to fill a vacancy in the office of United States Senator, for purposes of filling the vacant seat in the office of United States Senator existing on July 1, 2010, a special election shall be held to fill the unexpired term concurrent with the general election of November 2, 2010. A special primary election shall be held to nominate party candidates for the November election.
__(b) For the special primary
election required to be held prior to the November 2, 2010 election by operation of this section upon its enactment during the second extraordinary session of the Legislature, 2010, the Governor shall immediately issue a proclamation calling for a special primary election and general election. The special general election shall be held on November 2, 2010. The following provisions apply to these special elections:
__(1) The proclamation for the special election shall be published prior to the special election as a Class II-0 legal advertisement in accordance with article three, chapter fifty-nine of this code and the publication area for the publication is each county of the state. The notice shall be filed with the Secretary of State who shall immediately transmit the document to the clerk of the county commission of each county. The clerk of the county commission of each county shall cause the document to be published within the county in accordance with this section.
__(2) The provisions of this chapter shall apply to this special primary election to the extent that those provisions are consistent with the provisions of this section. Statutory time deadlines relating to availability of absentee ballots, certification, canvassing and related election procedures that cannot be met in a timely fashion, for the purpose of this special election, are modified as follows:
__(A) The special primary election is to be held August 28, 2010;
__(B) A notarized declaration of candidacy and filing fee shall be filed and received in hand by the Secretary of State by 5:00 p.m. on the fourth calendar day following the proclamation of the special primary election. The declaration of candidacy may be filed in person, by United States mail, electronic means or any other means authorized by the Secretary of State;
__(C) Early-in-person voting shall be conducted during regular business hours beginning on Friday, August 20, 2010 and continuing through close of business Wednesday, August 25, 2010. In addition, early-in-person voting shall be conducted from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 21, 2010. No satellite polling locations will be utilized for the August 28, 2010 special primary election
;
__(D) The
Secretary of State may issue emergency administrative orders to undertake other ministerial actions that are otherwise authorized pursuant to this code when necessary to assure the preservation of the voting rights of the citizens of this state and avoid fraudulent voting and election activities and otherwise assure the orderly and efficient conduct of the election: Provided, that such emergency administrative orders may not contravene the provisions of this section;
__(E) The compensation of election officers, cost of printing ballots and all other reasonable and necessary expenses in holding and making the return of the special election to fill a vacancy in the office of United States Senator are obligations of the state incurred by the ballot commissioners, clerks of the circuit courts, clerks of the county commissions and county commissions of the various counties as agents of the state. All expenses of the special election are to be audited by the Secretary of State. The Secretary of State shall prepare and transmit to the county commissions forms on which the county commissions shall certify all expenses of these special elections to the Secretary of State. If satisfied that the expenses as certified by the county commissions are reasonable and were necessarily incurred, the Secretary of State shall requisition the necessary warrants from the Auditor of the state to be drawn on the State Treasurer and shall mail the warrants directly to the vendors of the special election services, supplies and facilities;
__(F) For petition in lieu of payment of filing fees, a candidate seeking nomination for the vacant seat in the U.S. Senate may utilize the process set forth in section eight-a, article five of this chapter:
Provided, That the minimum number of signatures required is one thousand seven hundred and forty;
__(G)
Drawing for ballot position will take place at the Secretary of State's office 24 hours after the end of the filing period. For each major political party on the ballot, a single drawing by lot shall determine the candidate ballot position for ballots statewide. This drawing shall be witnessed by four clerks of the county commission chosen by the West Virginia Association of County Clerks, with no more than two clerks representing a single political party;
__(H) The clerks of the county commission shall submit the list of persons who worked in the May 11, 2010 primary election to the county commission for appointment as election officials;
__(I) Election officials shall be appointed by Tuesday, August 3, 2010;
__(J) The clerks of the county commission shall provide notice to all election officials of the fact of their appointment by Wednesday, August 4, 2010. Included with the notice shall be a response notice form for the appointed person to return indicating if he or she agrees to serve in the specified capacity in the August 28, 2010 special primary election;
__(K) The position of any election official notified of appointment who fails to return the response notice or otherwise confirm to the clerk of the county commission his or her agreement to serve by Tuesday, August 10, 2010 is considered vacant and the clerk of the county commission shall proceed to fill the vacancies;
__(L) Election officials shall be trained by Thursday, August 19, 2010:
Provided, That election officials who attended training for the May 11, 2010 primary election are exempt from additional training for the August 28, 2010 special primary election
;
__(M) A registered voter who has not reached eighteen years of age may vote in the August 28, 2010 special primary election:
Provided, That the voter will attain eighteen years of age at the time of the special general election;
__(N) When paper or optical scan ballots are the primary voting method used at any county, the total number of regular official ballots printed shall equal at a minimum fifty percent of the number of registered voters eligible to vote that ballot;
__(O) When paper ballots are used in conjunction with a direct recording electronic voting system, the total number of regular official ballots printed shall equal at a minimum thirty percent of the registered voters eligible to vote that ballot;
__(P) For counties in which two or more qualified newspapers publish a daily newspaper, the clerk of the county commission shall publish at least once each sample official August 28, 2010 primary ballot, on the last day on which a newspaper is published immediately preceding the August 28, 2010 special primary election, as a Class I-0 legal advertisement in the two qualified daily newspapers of different political parties within the county having the largest circulation in compliance with the provisions of article three, chapter fifty-nine of West Virginia Code;
__(Q) For counties having no more than one daily newspaper or having one or more qualified newspapers which publish weekly, the clerk of the county commission shall publish each sample official August 28, 2010 primary ballot, on the last day in which a newspaper is published immediately preceding the August 28, 2010 special primary election, as a Class I-0 legal advertisement in the qualified daily newspaper within the county having the largest circulation in compliance with the provisions of article three, chapter fifty-nine of West Virginia Code;
__(R) Counties shall not be required to separately publish a certified list of candidates;
__(S) If only one notice of a sample ballot is published, it shall include a statement notifying voters that this is the sole publication of the sample ballot;
__(T) Before voting machines are used, the clerks of the county commission shall have the ballots, vote recording devices, and electronic poll books inspected, and automatic tabulating equipment tested to ascertain that it will accurately count the votes cast. A single notice of the place and time of the inspection and testing shall be published, no less than three days in advance, as a class I-0 legal advertisement in compliance with the provisions of article three, chapter fifty-nine of West Virginia Code. The publication area is the county involved;
__(U) Applications for absentee ballots shall be accepted from the date of proclamation, other than from voters eligible to vote under the provisions of the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act who may apply for an absentee ballot for all elections within a calendar year as early as the first day of January of an election year;
__(V) Regularly scheduled locations of polling places shall not be changed, except for emergency situations as provided for in §3-1-7(e) and (f):
Provided, That if multiple precincts voted in one polling location for the May 11, 2010 regularly scheduled primary election, such precincts may be consolidated into a single precinct. Locations for consolidated precincts shall provide internet access, insofar as possible, for the sole purpose of utilizing the Statewide Voter Registration System (SVRS) as an electronic poll book; and
__(W) Persons having no party affiliation may nominate candidates for the U.S. Senate vacancy under the procedures set forth in sections twenty-three and twenty-four, article five of this chapter:
Provided, That the number of signatures required to be submitted shall be equal to not less than one-quarter of one percent of the entire vote cast at the last preceding general election for any statewide congressional or presidential candidate. Notwithstanding the provisions of sections twenty-three and twenty- four of article three of this section, the signatures, notarized declaration of candidacy
, and filing fee must be submitted no later than August 23, 2010. ____
__(c) The Secretary of State, shall by January 10, 2011, report to the Joint Committee of Government and Finance findings regarding of the operation of the special elections undertaken pursuant to subsection (b) of this section. This report shall provide analysis of: direct and indirect costs to the state associated with the conduct of the election; benefits and disadvantages of conducting an election on a Saturday; the impact of compressed time periods on efficient election administration; and whether this election process impacted early voting and participation by military and overseas voters.
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(d) Any special election, which is held under the provisions of this section and occurs concurrently with a general election, shall be a separate election from the general election.

__
(e)
Upon the election and qualification of a United States Senator by the United States Senate following the November 2, 2010 election, the provisions of this section will expire. ;
  And,
  That both houses recede from their respective positions as to the title of the bill and agree to the same as follows:
  Eng. Com. Sub. for House Bill No. 201--A Bill
to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new section designated §3-10-4a, relating to filling a vacancy in the office of United States Senator; providing for an election to fill the unexpired term; requiring the election to occur in conjunction with the 2010 general election; providing for a special primary election to nominate party candidates for the 2010 general election; authorizing the Governor to appoint a person to serve as United States Senator until a successor is elected and qualified; providing that the provisions of the law relating to elections shall apply to the special primary election unless inconsistent with section; modifying certain statutory time periods; directing special primary election to be held on August 28, 2010; modifying certain statutory time lines relating to declaration of candidacy and early voting for special elections; modifying procedures relating to payment of filing fees, drawing of ballot positions, selecting and training individuals working as election official; clarifying the eligibility of certain minors to vote in special primary election; modifying statutory provisions relating to minimum number of ballots to be printed; modifying publications requirements of sample ballots, lists of candidates, and public testing of voting machines; providing applications deadlines for absentee ballots and procedures for changing polling places; modifying procedures for persons without party affiliations to nominate candidates for the special general election; authorizing the Secretary of State to issue administrative orders and to establish procedures and deadlines necessary to preserve voting rights, avoid fraudulent voting and other election irregularities and assure orderly and efficient administration of the special primary election; requiring the state to pay costs incurred in connection with a special election to fill a vacancy in the office of United States Senator; requiring Secretary of State to report to joint committee on government and finance and establishing guidelines for the report; providing for the expiration of the section; and clarifying that the special general election held on November 2, 2010, for the United States Senate vacancy is a separate election from the general election held on the same date.
                         Respectfully submitted,
  Tim Miley, Chair, Linda Longstreth, Patrick Lane, Conferees on the part of the House of Delegates.
  Michael A. Oliverio II, Chair, Herb Snyder, Clark S. Barnes, Conferees on the part of the Senate.    
     
  Senator Oliverio, Senate cochair of the committee of conference, was recognized to explain the report.
  Following discussion,
  Thereafter, on motion of Senator Oliverio, the report was taken up for immediate consideration and adopted.
  Thereafter, at the request of Senator Sypolt, and by unanimous consent, the remarks by Senators Snyder and Barnes regarding the adoption of the report of the committee of conference as to Engrossed Committee Substitute for House Bill No. 201 were ordered printed in the Appendix to the Journal.
  Engrossed Committee Substitute for House Bill No. 201, as amended by the conference report, was then put upon its passage.
  On the passage of the bill, as amended, the yeas were: Barnes, Boley, Bowman, Browning, Chafin, Edgell, D. Facemire, K. Facemyer, Fanning, Foster, Green, Hall, Helmick, Jenkins, Laird, McCabe, Minard, Oliverio, Plymale, Prezioso, Shott, Snyder, Stollings, Sypolt, Unger, Wells, White, Yost and Tomblin (Mr. President)--29.
  The nays were: None.
  Absent: Deem, Guills, Kessler, Palumbo and Williams--5.
  So, a majority of all the members present and voting having voted in the affirmative, the President declared the bill (Eng. Com. Sub. for H. B. No. 201) passed with its conference amended title.
  Senator Chafin moved that the bill take effect from passage.
  On this question, the yeas were: Barnes, Boley, Bowman, Browning, Chafin, Edgell, D. Facemire, K. Facemyer, Fanning, Foster, Green, Hall, Helmick, Jenkins, Laird, McCabe, Minard, Oliverio, Plymale, Prezioso, Shott, Snyder, Stollings, Sypolt, Unger, Wells, White, Yost and Tomblin (Mr. President)--29.
  The nays were: None.
  Absent: Deem, Guills, Kessler, Palumbo and Williams--5.
  So, two thirds of all the members elected to the Senate having voted in the affirmative, the President declared the bill (Eng. Com. Sub. for H. B. No. 201) takes effect from passage.
  Ordered, That The Clerk communicate to the House of Delegates the action of the Senate.
  The Senate proceeded to the twelfth order of business.
  Remarks were made by Senator Stollings.
  Thereafter, at the request of Senator Prezioso, and by unanimous consent, the remarks by Senator Stollings were ordered printed in the Appendix to the Journal.
  Pending announcement of a meeting of a standing committee of the Senate,
  On motion of Senator Chafin, the Senate adjourned until tomorrow, Tuesday, July 20, 2010, at 5 p.m.
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SENATE CALENDAR


Tuesday, July 20, 2010


5:00 P.M.

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HISTORY OF BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

CONSIDERED BY SENATE

Includes actions as of July 19, 2010


(This symbol * indicates Committee Substitutes.)


ALL SENATE BILLS INTRODUCED


(This digest embraces the complete bill list submitted.

If passed, all effective ninety days from passage unless otherwise indicated.)



  *2001.   By Sen. Tomblin (Mr. President) and Hall [By Request of the Executive] - Filling of vacancies in office of U. S. Senator - Introduced 07/15/10 - To Judiciary - Com. sub. reported 07/16/10 - Constitutional rule suspended - Amended - Passed Senate 07/16/10 - Effective from passage - To House 07/16/10 - Reference dispensed - Amendments pending - On 3rd reading with right to amend, House Calendar 07/18/10 - Laid over until 7/19/10 - On 3rd reading with right to amend, House Calendar 07/19/10 - Laid over until 7/20/10 - On 3rd reading with right to amend, House Calendar 07/20/10

   2002.   By Sen. Tomblin (Mr. President) and Hall [By Request of the Executive] - Creating new item of appropriation to Secretary of State for special election - Introduced 07/15/10 - To Finance

   2003.   By Sen. Tomblin (Mr. President) and Hall [By Request of the Executive] - Extending sunset provision relating to foundation investments by MU and WVU - Introduced 07/17/10 - To Education - Constitutional rule suspended - Passed Senate 07/17/10 - Effective from passage - To House 07/18/10 - To Finance - Read 1st time 07/19/10 - On 2nd reading, House Calendar 07/20/10

   2004.   By Sen. Tomblin (Mr. President) and Hall [By Request of the Executive] - Relating to compulsory comprehensive health screens for students - Introduced 07/17/10 - To Education then Finance - 2nd reference dispensed - Constitutional rule suspended - Passed Senate 07/18/10 - Effective from passage - To House 07/19/10 - Reference dispensed - On 2nd reading, House Calendar 07/20/10

   2005.   By Sen. Tomblin (Mr. President) and Hall [By Request of the Executive] - Relating to improving performance of schools and school districts - Introduced 07/17/10 - To Education - Constitutional rule suspended - Passed Senate 07/17/10 - Effective from passage - To House 07/18/10 - To Education

   2006.   By Sen. Tomblin (Mr. President) and Hall [By Request of the Executive] - Relating to school committees and school teams - Introduced 07/17/10 - To Education - Constitutional rule suspended - Amended - Passed Senate 07/18/10 - To House 07/19/10 - Reference dispensed - On 2nd reading, House Calendar 07/20/10

   2007.   By Sen. Tomblin (Mr. President) and Hall [By Request of the Executive] - Relating to alternative training and certification of principals and teachers - Introduced 07/17/10 - To Education - Constitutional rule suspended - Passed Senate 07/17/10 - To House 07/18/10 - To Education

   2008.   By Sen. Tomblin (Mr. President) and Hall [By Request of the Executive] - Relating to annual professional personnel evaluations in public schools - Introduced 07/17/10 - To Education - Constitutional rule suspended - Amended - Passed Senate 07/18/10 - Effective from passage - To House 07/19/10 - Reference dispensed - On 2nd reading, House Calendar 07/20/10

   2009.   By Sen. Tomblin (Mr. President) and Hall [By Request of the Executive] - Relating to pilot programs to increase academic achievement - Introduced 07/17/10 - To Education then Finance - 2nd reference dispensed - Constitutional rule suspended - Passed Senate 07/18/10 - Effective from passage - To House 07/19/10 - To Education then Finance - 2nd reference dispensed - Read 1st time 07/19/10 - On 2nd reading, House Calendar 07/20/10

   2010.   By Sen. Tomblin (Mr. President) and Hall [By Request of the Executive] - Relating to pilot programs for alternative schools in elementary and middle schools - Introduced 07/17/10 - To Education then Finance - 2nd reference dispensed - Constitutional rule suspended - Passed Senate 07/18/10 - Effective from passage - To House 07/19/10 - Reference dispensed - On 2nd reading, House Calendar 07/20/10

   2011.   By Sen. Tomblin (Mr. President) and Hall [By Request of the Executive] - Amending deadlines relating to participation in Uniformed Services and Overseas Voter Pilot Program - Introduced 07/17/10 - To Judiciary

   2012.   By Sen. Tomblin (Mr. President) and Hall [By Request of the Executive] - Removing sunset provisions regarding family court appeals - Introduced 07/17/10 - To Judiciary

   2013.   By Sen. Tomblin (Mr. President) and Hall [By Request of the Executive] - Making supplementary appropriation from General Revenue to various accounts - Introduced 07/19/10 - To Finance - On 2nd reading to Finance 07/19/10

   2014.   By Sen. Tomblin (Mr. President) and Hall [By Request of the Executive] - Making supplementary appropriation of federal funds to various accounts - Introduced 07/19/10 - To Finance - On 2nd reading to Finance 07/19/10

   2015.   By Sen. Tomblin (Mr. President) and Hall [By Request of the Executive] - Creating new item of appropriation to State Department of Education for elementary and middle alternative schools - Introduced 07/19/10 - To Finance - On 2nd reading to Finance 07/19/10

ALL SENATE RESOLUTIONS OFFERED


   201.   By Sen. Chafin - Raising committee to notify House of Delegates Senate has assembled - Introduced 07/15/10 - Adopted 07/15/10

   202.   By Sen. Chafin - Raising committee to notify Governor Legislature has assembled - Introduced 07/15/10 - Adopted 07/15/10

SENATE BILLS PASSED SENATE

AND COMMUNICATED TO HOUSE


  *2001.   By Sen. Tomblin (Mr. President) and Hall [By Request of the Executive] - Filling of vacancies in office of U. S. Senator - Introduced 07/15/10 - To Judiciary - Com. sub. reported 07/16/10 - Constitutional rule suspended - Amended - Passed Senate 07/16/10 - Effective from passage - To House 07/16/10 - Reference dispensed - Amendments pending - On 3rd reading with right to amend, House Calendar 07/18/10 - Laid over until 7/19/10 - On 3rd reading with right to amend, House Calendar 07/19/10 - Laid over until 7/20/10 - On 3rd reading with right to amend, House Calendar 07/20/10

   2003.   By Sen. Tomblin (Mr. President) and Hall [By Request of the Executive] - Extending sunset provision relating to foundation investments by MU and WVU - Introduced 07/17/10 - To Education - Constitutional rule suspended - Passed Senate 07/17/10 - Effective from passage - To House 07/18/10 - To Finance - Read 1st time 07/19/10 - On 2nd reading, House Calendar 07/20/10

   2004.   By Sen. Tomblin (Mr. President) and Hall [By Request of the Executive] - Relating to compulsory comprehensive health screens for students - Introduced 07/17/10 - To Education then Finance - 2nd reference dispensed - Constitutional rule suspended - Passed Senate 07/18/10 - Effective from passage - To House 07/19/10 - Reference dispensed - On 2nd reading, House Calendar 07/20/10

   2005.   By Sen. Tomblin (Mr. President) and Hall [By Request of the Executive] - Relating to improving performance of schools and school districts - Introduced 07/17/10 - To Education - Constitutional rule suspended - Passed Senate 07/17/10 - Effective from passage - To House 07/18/10 - To Education

   2006.   By Sen. Tomblin (Mr. President) and Hall [By Request of the Executive] - Relating to school committees and school teams - Introduced 07/17/10 - To Education - Constitutional rule suspended - Amended - Passed Senate 07/18/10 - To House 07/19/10 - Reference dispensed - On 2nd reading, House Calendar 07/20/10

   2007.   By Sen. Tomblin (Mr. President) and Hall [By Request of the Executive] - Relating to alternative training and certification of principals and teachers - Introduced 07/17/10 - To Education - Constitutional rule suspended - Passed Senate 07/17/10 - To House 07/18/10 - To Education

   2008.   By Sen. Tomblin (Mr. President) and Hall [By Request of the Executive] - Relating to annual professional personnel evaluations in public schools - Introduced 07/17/10 - To Education - Constitutional rule suspended - Amended - Passed Senate 07/18/10 - Effective from passage - To House 07/19/10 - Reference dispensed - On 2nd reading, House Calendar 07/20/10

   2009.   By Sen. Tomblin (Mr. President) and Hall [By Request of the Executive] - Relating to pilot programs to increase academic achievement - Introduced 07/17/10 - To Education then Finance - 2nd reference dispensed - Constitutional rule suspended - Passed Senate 07/18/10 - Effective from passage - To House 07/19/10 - To Education then Finance - 2nd reference dispensed - Read 1st time 07/19/10 - On 2nd reading, House Calendar 07/20/10

   2010.   By Sen. Tomblin (Mr. President) and Hall [By Request of the Executive] - Relating to pilot programs for alternative schools in elementary and middle schools - Introduced 07/17/10 - To Education then Finance - 2nd reference dispensed - Constitutional rule suspended - Passed Senate 07/18/10 - Effective from passage - To House 07/19/10 - Reference dispensed - On 2nd reading, House Calendar 07/20/10

ALL HOUSE BILLS PASSED BY HOUSE

AND COMMUNICATED TO SENATE


  *201.   By Mr. Speaker (Mr. Thompson) and Del. Armstead [By Request of the Executive] - United States Senatorial succession - Introduced 07/15/10 - To Judiciary - (Original same as S. B. No. 2001) - Amended - House rejected 07/17/10 - Passed House 07/17/10 - To Senate 07/17/10 - Committee reference dispensed - Constitutional rule suspended - Amended - Passed Senate 07/17/10 - Title amended - Effective from passage - House refused to concur and requested Senate to recede 07/17/10 - To conference 07/17/10 - House adopted conference report and passed bill 07/19/10 - Effect from passage - Senate adopted conference report and passed bill 07/19/10 - Effective from passage

HOUSE BILLS PASSED LEGISLATURE


  *201.   By Mr. Speaker (Mr. Thompson) and Del. Armstead [By Request of the Executive] - United States Senatorial succession - Passed 7/17/2010; Effective from passage

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