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Abortion (45 Bills)
HB 2008 - Defining "the deceased" for purposes of prescribing that a deceased victim includes unborn children under first and second degree
HB 2028 - Providing that when any body part of an unborn child is outside the womb, the child is born, and is considered a citizen of the st
HB 2029 - Ensuring that medical workers have the right to refuse to participate in any abortion-related activity
HB 2035 - Requiring a woman, prior to an abortion, to have a pregnancy test administered at the facility where the abortion is to be perform
HB 2057 - Requiring the department of health and human resources to enforce specific abortion clinic regulations
HB 2058 - No State-Funded Transportation for Abortion Act
HB 2073 - Requiring that abortion providers notify the parents of a minor seeking an abortion forty-eight hours before performing the proced
HB 2094 - Prohibiting employees of higher education from assisting students in securing abortions
HB 2146 - Requiring abortion facilities to have certain written policies and procedures
HB 2237 - Establishing the crime of partial birth infanticide
HB 2238 - Providing rape victims with reliable emergency information regarding pregnancy and abortion, and providing those victims with emer
HB 2254 - Requiring notice of an abortion to be provided to the father of the unborn child
HB 2257 - Prohibiting family planning centers that receive state funding from discussing abortion
HB 2263 - Requiring medical practitioners who perform abortions to estimate the gestational age of the fetus by using ultrasound
HB 2278 - Requiring that abortions be performed in hospitals or by physicians with admitting privileges to a hospital within the local servi
HB 2302 - Prohibiting the performance of any abortion when the woman seeking it is doing so solely on account of the gender of the fetus
HB 2303 - Allowing pharmacists and other individuals involved in dispensing medicines to refuse to fill prescriptions or dispense any substa
HB 2313 - Requiring that every woman seeking an abortion be given the opportunity to see an ultrasound image of the fetus
HB 2339 - Allowing a hospital physician to decline performing an abortion when a mother's life is not in imminent danger
HB 2373 - Requiring faith-based, abstinence-only and antichoice facilities to have written policies and procedures
HB 2374 - Requiring any faith-based facility that counsels women regarding contraception, abortion or pregnancy to maintain a quality assura
HB 2455 - Relating to parental notification requirements for obtaining abortions by unemancipated minors
HB 2493 - Requiring a physician to receive written consent from at least one parent or legal guardian before an abortion is performed on an
HB 2516 - Prohibiting a business or organization from performing abortions in a public facility
HB 2520 - Reporting requirements when it is suspected that a women suffered injury or death due to induced abortion
HB 2543 - Prohibiting abortions at state college or university medical facilities, except when the abortion is necessary to save the life of
HB 2590 - Requiring the Department of Health and Human Resources to maintain information for public dissemination relative to judicial bypas
HB 2598 - Relating to parental notification requirements for abortions performed on unemancipated minors
HB 2610 - Prohibiting state funding of abortions
HB 2611 - Making it illegal to transport a minor across state lines to obtain an abortion without written consent by both parents
HB 2614 - Prohibiting school employees from promoting abortion
HB 2636 - Requiring facilities providing abortions to obtain parental notification or consent in writing
HB 2717 - Requiring physicians performing abortions take steps designed to save the life of any aborted live fetus
HB 2797 - Prohibiting state funding of abortions
HB 2846 - Relating to criminalizing abortion
HB 2878 - Abortion Complication Reporting Act
HB 2906 - Prohibiting persons who are not licensed physicians from performing an abortion
HB 2942 - Prohibiting subsidies to entities that perform abortions
HB 3106 - Relating to the care of aborted fetuses
HB 3135 - Reporting abortions that have been performed due to perceived congenital defects of fetuses and providing a civil penalty for fail
HB 3159 - Prohibiting moneys from any state fund or funding source to be expended for any abortion unless the abortion qualifies for federal
HB 3162 - Prohibiting coverage for abortions under insurance plans provided under the Public Employees Insurance Act
HB 3177 - Banning abortions in instances where the fetus could survive if delivered and providing a criminal penalty for violations
HB 3187 - Prohibiting the Department of Health and Human Resources from being involved in aiding or assisting any person to obtain an aborti
HB 3251 - Prohibiting the performance of any abortion by any person who has been admitted to or who has been adjudicated to have committed m

Actions and Suits (12 Bills)
HB 2136 - Providing limited immunity from civil damages for persons who volunteer their services to public health departments
HB 2138 - Creating an affirmative defense for certain civil and criminal actions arising from the sale of certain alcoholic drinks and nonin
HB 2262 - Making it a misdemeanor to file a frivolous lawsuit
HB 2449 - Verifying the lawful presence within the United States of any applicant for certain public benefits
HB 2463 - Providing that adultery shall be a bar to alimony in a divorce proceeding
HB 2498 - Providing that actions in which the state is a party be brought in the county which is affected or related to the controversy
HB 2517 - Relating to immunity from civil liability for operators of parks and recreation districts
HB 2534 - Relating to viatical settlements
HB 2634 - Relating to limitations for certain asbestos exposure claims
HB 2990 - Increasing the dollar amount in controversy for magistrate courts to have jurisdiction involving civil actions
HB 3178 - Asbestos Claims Transparency Act
HB 3325 - Limiting liability for persons donating and charitable organizations accepting certain food and grocery items

Acts (63 Bills)
HB 2038 - Uniform Premarital Agreement Act
HB 2039 - Establishing the Consent to Health Care of Minors Act
HB 2058 - No State-Funded Transportation for Abortion Act
HB 2084 - Small Business Development Incentive Program for Internal Growth Act
HB 2095 - Faculty Excellence Act
HB 2212 - Labor, Amusement Rides and Attractions Safety Act
HB 2213 - Labor, Elevator Safety Act
HB 2255 - Relating to the "Mandated Benefits Review Act"
HB 2272 - Establishing the Flexible Leave Act
HB 2343 - Captive Cervid Farming Act
HB 2363 - Jobs Impact Statement Act
HB 2390 - Allowing the purchase of service credit in the State Teachers Retirement System for temporary employment under the Comprehensive E
HB 2396 - Sexually Violent Predator Act
HB 2418 - Relating to exempting certain records of the Division of Corrections and Regional Jail Authority from the Freedom of Information A
HB 2431 - Emergency Contraception Education Act
HB 2469 - West Virginia Taxpayer and Citizen Protection Act of 2009
HB 2475 - Permitting retired state employees to transfer from Medicare to coverage through the West Virginia Public Employees Act
HB 2477 - West Virginia Religious Freedom Act
HB 2482 - Relating to the spouse and dependent insurance coverage under the West Virginia Public Employees' Insurance Act
HB 2501 - West Virginia Public Employment Relations Act
HB 2514 - Verifiable Science Act
HB 2524 - West Virginia Religious Freedom Restoration Act
HB 2542 - "Jason Flatt Act of 2009"
HB 2549 - Relating to the "Telephone Record Confidentiality Act"
HB 2550 - Extending the provisions of the Higher Education Flexibility Act
HB 2567 - Relating to filing agency rules with the Secretary of State under the Administrative Procedures Act
HB 2570 - Correctional Industries Act of 2009
HB 2604 - West Virginia Public School Employment Relations Act
HB 2631 - West Virginia Public School Employment Relations Act
HB 2646 - Defining the term "Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug Plan" in the public employees insurance act
HB 2652 - Repealing the Tree Fruit Industry Self-Improvement Act of 1984
HB 2659 - Broadcast Employees Freedom to Work Act
HB 2675 - Sexually Oriented Businesses Regulation Act
HB 2682 - Alternative and Renewable Energy Portfolio Act
HB 2684 - West Virginia Drug Offender Accountability and Treatment Act
HB 2685 - Amending the Uniform Principal and Income Act
HB 2702 - Relating to the Deputy Sheriff Retirement System Act
HB 2715 - The Economic Fairness Act of 2009
HB 2720 - Genetic Information Privacy Act
HB 2721 - Dangerous Dog Act
HB 2836 - School Innovation Zones Act
HB 2837 - Uniform Maternal Screening Act
HB 2899 - Adding Tramadol to Schedule IV of the West Virginia Uniform Controlled Substances Act
HB 2916 - Relating to the Emergency Medical Services Act
HB 2949 - Ensuring Patient Safety Act
HB 2980 - "West Virginia Energy Efficiency Act"
HB 2983 - "Consent to Health Care of Minors Act"
HB 3008 - Relating to the Model Health Plan for Uninsurable Individuals Act
HB 3021 - Medication Administration by Certified Medicine Aides Act
HB 3078 - Reduced Cigarette Ignition Propensity Standard and Fire Prevention Act
HB 3091 - Budget and Spending Transparency Act
HB 3100 - Multilevel Marketing Act
HB 3129 - Creative Communities Development Act
HB 3131 - Green Buildings Act
HB 3176 - Surface Owners Protection Act
HB 3232 - West Virginia Commuter Rail Access Act
HB 3233 - West Virginia Religious Freedom Restoration Act
HB 3268 - Long Term Care Redistribution Act
HB 3273 - West Virginia Correctional Officer Retirement System Act
HB 3276 - Amending the professional surveyors act
HB 3283 - Athletic Trainers Licensure Act
HB 3302 - Certified Legal Assistant Act
HB 3309 - Creating the West Virginia Supreme Court Public Campaign Financing Act

Advertising (7 Bills)
HB 2083 - Relating to disclosure requirements for political campaign advertisements
HB 2137 - Prohibiting out-of-state persons or business entities from soliciting business by written advertisement in this state under certai
HB 2177 - Tourism, Direct Advertising Grants Program
HB 2241 - Relating to credit card solicitation on college campuses
HB 2556 - Prohibiting lottery form using minors in advertising during school hours
HB 3164 - Revising current restrictions on outdoor advertising of businesses
HB 3281 - Improving the technology infrastructure of the West Virginia Secretary of State's Office

Agriculture (23 Bills)
HB 2152 - Agriculture, Schedule of Charges for Inspection Services
HB 2183 - Agriculture, Animal Disease Control
HB 2184 - Agriculture, Disposal of Dead Poultry
HB 2185 - Agriculture, Commercial Feed
HB 2343 - Captive Cervid Farming Act
HB 2358 - Including a tax checkoff option for Jackson's Mill 4-H Camp
HB 2511 - Relating to the valuation of managed timberland
HB 2541 - Including poultry among those domesticated farm animals or stock which the owner shall be liable for damages caused by those anima
HB 2561 - Providing that an applicant for a farm use exemption certificate may not be required to appear before any assessor for renewal
HB 2625 - Providing for aged or disabled farmers to continue to receive the benefit of having their farm land appraised as farm property aft
HB 2652 - Repealing the Tree Fruit Industry Self-Improvement Act of 1984
HB 2690 - Updating language pertaining to indemnity for the death of diseased or infected animals
HB 2735 - Changing the membership of the State Conservation Committee
HB 2742 - Repealing outdated provisions from the WV Code relating to vinegars
HB 2843 - Relating to commercial dog breeding operations
HB 2893 - Allowing vehicles with farm-use exemption to travel fifty miles on public highways
HB 2929 - Increasing the amount of charge or fee for a recreational purpose or activity for which a landowner's liability for injury is limi
HB 2936 - Restoring or keeping intact scenic views by coal and timber operators
HB 2957 - Requiring the county extension service to collect applicable data regarding the locations of all cemeteries within West Virginia
HB 3096 - Providing tax credits for the sale of locally grown produce
HB 3099 - Conducting a program to increase awareness and consumption of locally produced foods
HB 3112 - Relating to livestock in dire or extreme condition
HB 3254 - Requiring county commissions to adopt and implement county farmland protection programs

Air Quality (10 Bills)
HB 2159 - DEP-Air Quality, Permits
HB 2160 - DEP-Air Quality, Standards of Performance for New Stationary Sources
HB 2161 - DEP-Air Quality, Control of Air Pollution from Hazardous Waste Treatment
HB 2162 - DEP-Air Quality, Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants
HB 2163 - DEP, Air Quality, Mercury Budget Trading Program
HB 2193 - DEP-Air Quality, Permits for Construction and Major Modification of Major Stationary Sources of Air Pollution
HB 2194 - DEP-Air Quality, Ambient Air Quality Standards
HB 2811 - DEP-Air Quality, Control and Reduction of Nitrogen Oxides
HB 2812 - DEP-Air Quality, NOx Budget Trading Program
HB 2860 - Regulating the sequestration and storage of carbon dioxide

Alcohol (19 Bills)
HB 2100 - Relating to treatment for drug and alcohol addiction
HB 2103 - Relating to drug and alcohol free mines
HB 2122 - Allowing municipalities to regulate the hours of operation of private liquor clubs by ordinance
HB 2138 - Creating an affirmative defense for certain civil and criminal actions arising from the sale of certain alcoholic drinks and nonin
HB 2429 - Requiring a preliminary breath analysis for the purpose of determining the blood alcohol content of a surviving driver
HB 2452 - Providing that a child born addicted to a controlled substance constitutes child abuse
HB 2459 - Increasing the tax on purchases of intoxicating liquors outside corporate limits
HB 2484 - Permitting the sale of nonintoxicating beer within three hundred feet from a church that consents to the sale
HB 2572 - Relating to classification of retail licenses for the sale of liquor
HB 2593 - Increasing the penalty for driving under the influence causing death
HB 2664 - Reducing recidivism of offenders convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol
HB 2719 - Relating to the sale and distribution of craft beer
HB 2855 - Permitting the holder of a license to sell nonintoxicating liquors to determine the use or nonuse of tobacco products on the licen
HB 2877 - Increasing the monetary penalties, removing the possibility of incarceration and adding community service for a minor who misrepre
HB 2882 - Transferring authority over racing, boxing, charitable bingo, raffle, games and charitable lottery to the State Gaming and Alcohol
HB 2907 - Relating to the sales of wine
HB 2919 - Including enforcement officers employed by the Alcohol and Beverage Control Commission in the classified service under the Civil S
HB 3067 - Allowing certain owners of warehouses to store and to transport quantities of alcoholic liquors, wine, beer or nonintoxicating bee
HB 3147 - Allowing the legal sale of liquor and wine on Sunday to be the same hours as prescribed for the sale of beer on Sunday

Animals (17 Bills)
HB 2061 - Prohibiting abusive behavior towards elephants by an owner or manager
HB 2145 - Increasing penalties for the illegal killing, taking, or possessing of certain wildlife
HB 2183 - Agriculture, Animal Disease Control
HB 2184 - Agriculture, Disposal of Dead Poultry
HB 2185 - Agriculture, Commercial Feed
HB 2233 - Veterinary Medicine, Schedule of Fees
HB 2474 - Exempting land-based finfish aquaculture facilities from certain sludge management requirements
HB 2533 - Updating the law governing the practice of veterinary medicine
HB 2541 - Including poultry among those domesticated farm animals or stock which the owner shall be liable for damages caused by those anima
HB 2585 - Limiting liability for repair costs to automobile owners when they hit a deer on a public highway
HB 2623 - Allowing Class RG and RRG deer stamps to be used to hunt and take antlerless deer
HB 2651 - Repealing article regulating male breeding animals
HB 2690 - Updating language pertaining to indemnity for the death of diseased or infected animals
HB 2699 - Establishing breeding restrictions for aggressive or vicious dogs
HB 2721 - Dangerous Dog Act
HB 2843 - Relating to commercial dog breeding operations
HB 3112 - Relating to livestock in dire or extreme condition

Appropriations (3 Bills)
HB 2108 - Prohibiting the naming of a publicly funded building, road, structure or project for a living elected public official
HB 2150 - Making a supplementary appropriation to the Division of Veterans' Affairs
HB 2406 - Relating to unlawful expenditures by a local fiscal body

Appropriations-Supplemental (6 Bills)
HB 2090 - Providing a housing supplement for members of the State Police
HB 2310 - Making a supplementary appropriation to the Department of Education and the Arts - Division of Culture and History
HB 2385 - Relating to the Public Employees Retirement System and the Teachers Retirement System; and providing a one-time supplement for ann
HB 2397 - Providing a salary supplement for providers of medicaid eligible services in the public schools
HB 2538 - Relating to supplemental funding for the provision of alternative programs for limited English proficient students
HB 2645 - Providing one-time supplements to all annuitants when they reach the age of seventy

Associations (7 Bills)
HB 2144 - Providing State Treasury Fire Protection Fund revenue to the West Virginia State Fire Chiefs Association and the West Virginia Sta
HB 2308 - Relating to the West Virginia Partnership to Promote Community Well-Being
HB 2323 - Granting public employees credit toward their West Virginia public employee retirement benefits for service in the Peace Corps
HB 2331 - Allowing teachers who graduated from colleges and universities that are not accredited by associations recognized in West Virginia
HB 2472 - Establishing a West Virginia State Trooper's Association leave donation program
HB 2553 - Permitting employee and retiree organizations to obtain state employees' home addresses
HB 2558 - Exempting from taxation certain property owned by a nonprofit organization

Athletics (10 Bills)
HB 2277 - Providing for the use of neck braces by football players
HB 2392 - Setting standards for assignment of high school athletic directors
HB 2508 - Permitting county board of education the power to employ the most qualified person to be athletic and other extracurricular coache
HB 2589 - Relating to persons who do not qualify for professional certificates who are issued certificates to serve in the public schools as
HB 2665 - Authorizing mixed martial arts competitions
HB 2749 - Permitting home school children to participate in athletic and other extracurricular activities of secondary schools
HB 2804 - Preventing a professional educator from taking a coaching position away from a current coach
HB 3064 - Providing that persons sixty-five years of age or older may be admitted to athletic and other extracurricular activities of second
HB 3152 - Athletic Trainers Registration Act
HB 3283 - Athletic Trainers Licensure Act

Attorneys (7 Bills)
HB 2047 - Providing that alleged victims of domestic violence or abuse have the right to have a person of their choosing present when they a
HB 2262 - Making it a misdemeanor to file a frivolous lawsuit
HB 2361 - Requiring lobbyists and lawyers providing lobbying services to pay service tax
HB 2405 - Relating to Public Defender Services and raising the hourly rate of compensation for panel attorneys
HB 2634 - Relating to limitations for certain asbestos exposure claims
HB 2758 - Requiring court appointed attorneys to disclose fees in cases where a guardian is appointed for a nonindigent protected person
HB 3296 - Relating to the worker's compensation claimant attorney fees

Audits/Auditing (6 Bills)
HB 2002 - Changing the time for periodic valuations and assessments of real and personal property
HB 2056 - Relating to electronic and paper requisition format approved by the Auditor
HB 2178 - Accountancy, Board Rules and Rules of Professional Conduct
HB 2511 - Relating to the valuation of managed timberland
HB 2512 - Relating to assessed property valuations
HB 2757 - Relating to financial audits of insurers

Banks and Banking (12 Bills)
HB 2268 - Modifying the check cashing service fee
HB 2351 - Prohibiting the placement of automated teller machines (ATM) in establishments that contain video lottery terminals
HB 2896 - Requiring banks to show good cause for calling a business loan due before maturity
HB 2937 - Allowing members of the board of banking and financial institutions to receive compensation for travel expenses
HB 2938 - Relating to the conversion of other financial institutions to state-chartered banks
HB 2996 - Requiring bank transactions involving savings and checking accounts to be posted at the time of the transaction and not the next d
HB 3082 - Relating to the gathering and reporting of foreclosure data and statistics
HB 3114 - Mandating that state-chartered banks provide loans for consumers purchasing solar energy panels
HB 3118 - Relating to branching procedures and creating a definition for "sound financial condition"
HB 3181 - Providing that the definition of "financial institution" includes regulated consumer lenders, residential mortgage lenders, broker
HB 3313 - Allowing depositories and banks to meet the security requirement necessary to be a depository for boards of education by providing
HB 3332 - Allowing the Division of Banking to participate in the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System and Registry

Boards and Commissions (103 Bills)
HB 2017 - Authorizing and encouraging county boards of education to share services of central office administrative personnel
HB 2021 - Giving the Insurance Commissioner the power to regulate and penalize self-insured employers
HB 2085 - Providing county boards of education may study the economic feasibility of exercising an option of engaging in cooperative agreeme
HB 2118 - Requiring the State Board of Education to promulgate rule implementing a tornado safety awareness plan in public schools
HB 2126 - Requiring that the State School Board ensure that no class size for grades seven through twelve be greater than twenty-five studen
HB 2147 - Reforming the school aid formula by reducing the regular levy deducted from county boards of education
HB 2154 - Consolidated Public Retirement Board, General Provisions
HB 2155 - Consolidated Public Retirement Board, Public Employees Retirement System
HB 2158 - Consolidated Public Retirement Board, WV State Police
HB 2166 - Ethics Commission, Filing of Verified Time Records
HB 2167 - Ethics Commission, Voting
HB 2170 - Authorizing the Department of Commerce to promulgate legislative rules
HB 2178 - Accountancy, Board Rules and Rules of Professional Conduct
HB 2187 - Consolidated Public Retirement Board, Deputy Sheriff Retirement System
HB 2189 - Consolidated Public Retirement Board, Teachers' Retirement System
HB 2191 - Dental Examiners, Rules for the Board
HB 2201 - Ethics Commission, Employment Exemptions
HB 2202 - Ethics Commission, Lobbying
HB 2203 - Ethics Commission, Purchase, Sale or Lease of Personal Property
HB 2204 - Ethics Commission, Interest in Public Contracts
HB 2209 - Insurance Commission, Continuing Education for Individual Insurance Producers
HB 2210 - Insurance Commission, Preneed Life Insurance Minimum Standards
HB 2228 - Tax Department, Combined Returns Pursuant to an Investigation by the Tax Commissioner
HB 2234 - Relating to increasing the maximum cash award the Employee Suggestion Award Board may make for an individual award
HB 2243 - Creating the joint commission on technology and advanced communications
HB 2284 - Prohibiting individual county board of education members from acting on behalf of the board in an individual capacity unless autho
HB 2301 - Prohibiting the demolition of a historic structure prior to a review of and the issuance of a permit by the Commissioner of the Di
HB 2311 - Allowing certain county boards of education to operate their schools on a four-day school week
HB 2319 - Creating a Sentencing Commission
HB 2326 - Allowing county school boards to establish a four-day school week and collect fees for use of school buildings on the fifth day
HB 2341 - Requiring the State Board of Education to create a school drug safety program
HB 2346 - Providing that the PEIA Finance Board may make optional plans available as an IRS plan or as part of the preferred provider benefi
HB 2352 - Providing nonsupervisory employees of the West Virginia State Board of Education with the same protections against summary dismiss
HB 2354 - Creating the Traumatic Brain Injury Services Commission
HB 2369 - Increasing the amount of mine subsidence insurance reinsured by the board of risk management
HB 2388 - Expanding the membership of the Racing Commission and reorganizing the administrative functions
HB 2398 - Providing that certain mental hygiene commissioners are eligible for membership in the Public Employees Retirement System
HB 2403 - Updating the law governing professional licensing boards in general
HB 2408 - Establishing a multi-disciplinary commission to study, make findings and recommendations regarding incarceration population and co
HB 2423 - Relating to the Board of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy Technology
HB 2437 - Relating to the use of personal leave days by a surviving spouse of a deceased employee of a school board
HB 2438 - Establishing the West Virginia Convention and Visitors Bureau Accreditation Board and requiring accreditation standards for conven
HB 2439 - Providing for the appointment of a commission to develop and conduct a field test of comprehensive, integrated statewide standardi
HB 2444 - Creating the Legislative Oversight Commission on Long-Term Care
HB 2508 - Permitting county board of education the power to employ the most qualified person to be athletic and other extracurricular coache
HB 2515 - Consolidating purchasing by county boards of education
HB 2539 - Authorizing professional licensing boards to combine administrative staff functions
HB 2552 - Revising Insurance Commissioner reporting requirements to the Legislature on workers' compensation insurance rules
HB 2555 - Establishing the West Virginia Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War Commission and Fund
HB 2559 - Directing the State Board of Education to determine what principal and teacher reports are unnecessary
HB 2580 - Directing the State Board of Education to develop a program of instruction on macroeconomics
HB 2581 - Making changes to the Municipal Home Rule Board
HB 2606 - Exempting county school boards of education school buses from paying tolls for transit over the West Virginia Turnpike or any park
HB 2640 - Authorizing the Governor to appoint an additional member to the Surface Mine Board that represents the interest of labor
HB 2641 - Requiring the Commissioner of Corrections to keep track of repeat offenses committed by persons convicted of sexual offenses again
HB 2658 - Requiring state offices, agencies, boards and commissions to submit annual reports electronically
HB 2732 - Requiring county boards of education to employ a certified library media specialist in each county school
HB 2741 - Authorizing mental hygiene commissioners to sign readmission orders
HB 2766 - Authorizing the Commissioner of the Division of Culture and History to distribute fairs and festivals funding
HB 2767 - Changing the membership of the PEIA Financial Board
HB 2801 - Updating language and making technical changes and clarifications of the West Virginia Board of Medicine
HB 2828 - Pharmacy, board of pharmacy rules regarding licensure and practice
HB 2834 - Capping the amount of a PROMISE scholarship, dissolving the PROMISE Board, and reconstituting the Financial Aid Advisory Board
HB 2838 - Creating the Governor's Office of Health Enhancement and Lifestyle Planning to oversee coordination of state agencies, departments
HB 2872 - Allowing county school boards to enter into energy-saving contracts
HB 2912 - Creating a board and fund to be used to maintain abandoned cemeteries
HB 2915 - Authorizing the sale of prohibited fireworks
HB 2919 - Including enforcement officers employed by the Alcohol and Beverage Control Commission in the classified service under the Civil S
HB 2927 - Requiring the Legislature to approve changes in costs imposed by the Public Employees Insurance Agency Finance Board
HB 2937 - Allowing members of the board of banking and financial institutions to receive compensation for travel expenses
HB 2961 - Adding two members to the institutional boards of governors of West Virginia University and Marshall University based upon race, g
HB 2968 - Requiring the State Fire Commission to establish safety standards for liquefied petroleum gas systems
HB 2975 - Authorizing the insurance commissioner to order restitution in certain cases
HB 2976 - Requiring the State Fire Commission to promulgate rules pertaining to the State Building Code
HB 2982 - Modifying the definition of "shallow" and "deep" wells to allow a shallow well to be drilled deeper
HB 2984 - Relating to the hiring of substitute service personnel by county school boards
HB 3010 - Granting designated employees of the Insurance Commissioner access to certain information kept by the West Virginia Board of Pharm
HB 3038 - Relating to the enforcement powers of the Ethics Commission
HB 3084 - Updating the code in order to achieve conformity between operations of video lottery and authorized games of chance at the histori
HB 3098 - Relating to the payment of travel expenses of workers' compensation claimants
HB 3099 - Conducting a program to increase awareness and consumption of locally produced foods
HB 3103 - Crediting increases in copays, coinsurance, deductibles and out of pocket maximums adopted by the PEIA Finance Board to the twenty
HB 3150 - Requiring school boards to set and maintain reliable bussing schedules for bussing students and limiting the duration of travel fo
HB 3151 - Relating to the frequency of funding of the courtesy patrol program
HB 3154 - Requiring the West Virginia Enhanced 911 Council to propose Emergency Medical Priority Dispatch procedures
HB 3157 - Relating to allowing a county board of education to enter into lease-purchase agreements and allowing the School Building Authorit
HB 3168 - Creating the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Public Library, creating a library board with the power to operate said library, and prov
HB 3171 - Defining that if any two or more political subdivisions establish and maintain a self-insurance pool, the operation of such pool w
HB 3175 - Adjusting the State Rail Authority's contract authority due to inflation
HB 3181 - Providing that the definition of "financial institution" includes regulated consumer lenders, residential mortgage lenders, broker
HB 3183 - Requiring all state boards, commissions, committees or councils to be gender balanced and to have proportionate representation of
HB 3189 - Adding members to the Capitol Building Commission
HB 3231 - Expanding the number of hours temporary state personnel may work in a calendar year
HB 3232 - West Virginia Commuter Rail Access Act
HB 3247 - Requiring any person licensed to prescribe drugs to check with the State Board of Pharmacy before initially prescribing certain dr
HB 3280 - Relating to higher education capital facilities
HB 3287 - Requiring blasting contractors to notify the State Fire Marshal and local property owners before blasting
HB 3292 - Extending the expiration date of the Comprehensive Behavioral Health Commission
HB 3293 - Requiring regional airport authority board members to include persons of area expertise
HB 3294 - Requiring the jail facilities standards commission to promulgate rules for the confinement of certain persons in local jails and p
HB 3308 - Prohibiting members of the same family within a certain degree of relationship to occupy more than one seat on a board of educatio
HB 3311 - Clarifying that hospitals owned or operated by nonprofit corporations, nonprofit associations or local government units have only
HB 3340 - Relating to entry into a data state compact among the Higher Education Policy Commission, Council for Community and Technical Coll

Bonds (6 Bills)
HB 2040 - Relating to when a recognizance bond is released
HB 2115 - Relating to conditions of bond for defendants in cases of crimes between family or household members
HB 2280 - Increasing the required bond for certain businesses regulated by the Division of Motor Vehicles to fifty thousand dollars
HB 2487 - Allowing the Supreme Court of Appeals to establish a uniform bail schedule
HB 2632 - Modifying the West Virginia Parkways, Economic Development and Tourism Authority's power to charge tolls and issue bonds
HB 2674 - Allowing the Supreme Court of Appeals to establish a uniform bail schedule

Buildings (7 Bills)
HB 2108 - Prohibiting the naming of a publicly funded building, road, structure or project for a living elected public official
HB 2326 - Allowing county school boards to establish a four-day school week and collect fees for use of school buildings on the fifth day
HB 2527 - Requiring that all houses, dwellings and businesses located in a district where public water service is made available for the fir
HB 2564 - Limiting the exemption given to buildings used wholly as dwelling houses for no more than two families to those buildings only whe
HB 2643 - Prohibiting the naming of a publicly funded building, road, structure or project which receives any operating or construction mone
HB 2948 - Requiring the use of the LEED and Green Globes standard for new construction and renovation of state buildings
HB 3131 - Green Buildings Act

Bureaus (3 Bills)
HB 2294 - Eliminating fees charged by the Criminal Identification Bureau to the State Police for providing certain information to volunteer
HB 2438 - Establishing the West Virginia Convention and Visitors Bureau Accreditation Board and requiring accreditation standards for conven
HB 2886 - Establishing accredited convention and visitor bureaus

Capitol Complex (2 Bills)
HB 2790 - Repealing the prohibition on bringing deadly weapons upon the State Capitol Complex
HB 2945 - Encouraging public officials to display the national motto on all public property and public buildings

Cemeteries (1 Bills)
HB 2460 - Prohibiting mining on cemetery land

Charitable Organizations (9 Bills)
HB 2120 - Prohibiting charitable organizations from soliciting contributions on public highways
HB 2239 - Exempting nonprofit organizations from paying an annual motor vehicle registration fee
HB 2276 - Income tax deduction for gifts to West Virginia charities
HB 2364 - Providing standards for hospitals' charity care programs and bad debt collection programs
HB 2830 - Pharmacy, regulation of charitable clinic pharmacies
HB 2882 - Transferring authority over racing, boxing, charitable bingo, raffle, games and charitable lottery to the State Gaming and Alcohol
HB 3070 - Allowing nonprofit organizations to hold up to two charitable Texas hold'em tournaments per year
HB 3290 - Reducing the federal adjusted gross income, for West Virginia personal income tax purposes, of poll workers that donate their earn
HB 3325 - Limiting liability for persons donating and charitable organizations accepting certain food and grocery items

Child Welfare (51 Bills)
HB 2022 - Relating to the investigation and prosecution of cases involving child abuse and neglect
HB 2039 - Establishing the Consent to Health Care of Minors Act
HB 2059 - Prohibiting certain sex offenders from loitering within one thousand feet of a school or child care facility, school bus stop, or
HB 2111 - Expanding the West Virginia Children's Health Insurance Program to children of certain state employees
HB 2114 - Providing a penalty for employers failing to withhold an employee's income for child support obligations
HB 2119 - Changing the compulsory school attendance for children in the state from sixteen to eighteen years of age
HB 2134 - Requiring the use of helmets by skateboarders
HB 2208 - Human Services, Child Care Center Licensing
HB 2288 - Changing compulsory school attendance until age eighteen or until the student graduates
HB 2297 - Establishing a secure residential school for juvenile status offenders
HB 2300 - Excluding certain employment-related expenses from the definition of gross income for purposes of determining child support
HB 2316 - Relating to unlawful possession of deadly weapons by a minor
HB 2342 - Allowing for juveniles to be tried as adults for instances of child abuse resulting in bodily injury and child abuse which results
HB 2380 - Providing that attendance of college by a noncustodial parent may not be used as grounds to modify a child support order
HB 2386 - Relating to the definition of gross income for purposes of determining child support
HB 2396 - Sexually Violent Predator Act
HB 2399 - Providing for tuition and fee waiver for certain child survivors of domestic violence deaths
HB 2400 - Establishes the State Police as the entity which is authorized to issue administrative subpoenas to internet service providers in
HB 2447 - Establishing county and municipal authorities to provide for and maintain facilities to house Child Advocacy Centers
HB 2452 - Providing that a child born addicted to a controlled substance constitutes child abuse
HB 2455 - Relating to parental notification requirements for obtaining abortions by unemancipated minors
HB 2456 - Relating to child abuse and neglect
HB 2493 - Requiring a physician to receive written consent from at least one parent or legal guardian before an abortion is performed on an
HB 2518 - Expanding West Virginia Children's Health Insurance Program to children of employees whose annual income is twenty-five thousand d
HB 2542 - "Jason Flatt Act of 2009"
HB 2544 - Relating to factors to be considered in granting grandparent visitation
HB 2556 - Prohibiting lottery form using minors in advertising during school hours
HB 2569 - Creating the Juvenile Services Reimbursement Offender Fund
HB 2583 - Requiring health care providers to release unemancipated minor's medical records for drug testing to a parent or legal guardian wi
HB 2598 - Relating to parental notification requirements for abortions performed on unemancipated minors
HB 2611 - Making it illegal to transport a minor across state lines to obtain an abortion without written consent by both parents
HB 2612 - Increasing penalties for failing to report child abuse
HB 2613 - Prohibiting any law enforcement or other official from interfering in the service of a warrant in child abuse investigations
HB 2636 - Requiring facilities providing abortions to obtain parental notification or consent in writing
HB 2666 - Changing some processes and orders when determining child custody disputes
HB 2673 - Relating to leaving children unattended or supervised in motor vehicles
HB 2693 - Including testing for illegal drugs in newborns
HB 2704 - Subjecting persons convicted of sexual crimes against a minor to "GPS" monitoring for life
HB 2705 - Including additional information on the sex offender registry
HB 2707 - Eliminating good time for persons convicted of sex crimes involving minor children
HB 2728 - Prohibiting sex offenders from residing in certain areas and subjecting convicted sex offenders to global positional system monito
HB 2760 - Granting juvenile probation officers the power to arrest juveniles under his or her discretion
HB 2761 - Transferring the authority to administer the juvenile justice database
HB 2772 - Increasing penalties for exposing children to methamphetamine manufacturing
HB 2783 - Creating a criminal felony offense of aggravated assault or battery of a child or a person who is mentally incapacitated
HB 2879 - Increasing the minimum prison sentence for a parent or guardian or custodian who abuses a child
HB 2880 - Creating the crime of murder of a child by a parent who exposes the child to the manufacturing of a controlled substance
HB 2983 - "Consent to Health Care of Minors Act"
HB 2989 - Failing to provide or return a minor child for visitation
HB 3105 - Establishing drug free zones at regularly designated school bus stops
HB 3120 - Increasing the WV Prosecuting Attorneys Institute's executive council's elected members from five to seven and permitting the appo

Citizenship (2 Bills)
HB 2495 - Establishing the consumer's right to know regarding telemarketers and requiring certain vendors to use only persons authorized to
HB 2871 - Verifying legal employment status of workers

Civil Rights (8 Bills)
HB 2269 - Relating to approval of a student for homebound services and their rights
HB 2303 - Allowing pharmacists and other individuals involved in dispensing medicines to refuse to fill prescriptions or dispense any substa
HB 2454 - Prohibiting discrimination based upon age and sexual orientation
HB 2524 - West Virginia Religious Freedom Restoration Act
HB 2566 - Expanding applicability of increased penalties for crimes against certain protected persons
HB 2925 - Prohibiting discrimination based upon age and sexual orientation
HB 2954 - Prohibiting discrimination based upon age or sexual orientation
HB 3031 - Protecting academic speech of professional educators

Civil Service (4 Bills)
HB 2298 - Allowing mental hygiene commissioners to carry concealed weapons
HB 2434 - Relating to treatment of income derived from federal military or federal police pensions that have been converted to federal civil
HB 2919 - Including enforcement officers employed by the Alcohol and Beverage Control Commission in the classified service under the Civil S
HB 3153 - Specifying that federal civil service system retirement income derived from military retirement system pensions that have been con

Claims (6 Bills)
HB 2449 - Verifying the lawful presence within the United States of any applicant for certain public benefits
HB 2457 - Requiring group insurance companies and third party administrators to furnish claims experience to policyholders
HB 2526 - Allowing persons involved in motor vehicle accidents to receive pertinent information at no charge in order to file a timely insur
HB 2634 - Relating to limitations for certain asbestos exposure claims
HB 2970 - Relating to compensation awards to victims of crimes
HB 3178 - Asbestos Claims Transparency Act

Code Repealed (9 Bills)
HB 2032 - Removing the section of code that limits the use of certain types of vehicles on highways between sunset and sunrise
HB 2424 - Repealing the Code of West Virginia and adopting in lieu thereof the Code of the Commonwealth of Virginia
HB 2651 - Repealing article regulating male breeding animals
HB 2652 - Repealing the Tree Fruit Industry Self-Improvement Act of 1984
HB 2691 - Repealing outdated sections of West Virginia Code
HB 2742 - Repealing outdated provisions from the WV Code relating to vinegars
HB 3011 - Repealing the section of code relating to limitation on political activity of officers or employees in the administration of the V
HB 3077 - Repealing existing provisions on limited benefit plans and creating a new program under which insurance companies would submit lim
HB 3165 - Repealing article of the code granting a business license to sell drug paraphernalia

Communications (13 Bills)
HB 2004 - Establishing a program for reprogramming cellular telephones and distributing to seniors for making emergency calls
HB 2056 - Relating to electronic and paper requisition format approved by the Auditor
HB 2124 - Providing a criminal penalty for transmitting bulk electronic mail messages which are unsolicited
HB 2243 - Creating the joint commission on technology and advanced communications
HB 2290 - Relating to a no telephone solicitation contact (Do Not Call) list
HB 2443 - Relating to monitoring of inmate telephone calls
HB 2548 - Relating to telephone solicitation of consumers
HB 2549 - Relating to the "Telephone Record Confidentiality Act"
HB 2597 - Making 911 emergency fees available to be used for both emergency and nonemergency calls
HB 2621 - Prohibiting the use of cell phone and text-messaging devices while operating a motor vehicle except when using a hands-free device
HB 2642 - Reverting the 911 fee on wireless telephones from three dollars to seventy-five cents
HB 2683 - Increasing the amount allocated from the wireless enhanced 911 fee to be deposited into the enhanced 911 wireless tower access ass
HB 3334 - Setting forth legislative purpose and plan regarding modernizing and streamlining antiquated telecommunications regulation

Consumer Protection (14 Bills)
HB 2279 - Providing that identity theft is a felony if a person commits the crime with the intent to commit any other crime
HB 2282 - Prohibiting the use of a credit score in casualty insurance rate filings
HB 2290 - Relating to a no telephone solicitation contact (Do Not Call) list
HB 2495 - Establishing the consumer's right to know regarding telemarketers and requiring certain vendors to use only persons authorized to
HB 2548 - Relating to telephone solicitation of consumers
HB 2549 - Relating to the "Telephone Record Confidentiality Act"
HB 2557 - Relating to the enforcement of new motor vehicle warranties
HB 2803 - Limiting fees to not more than twenty-five percent of total debt owed by a buyer who contracts with a credit service organization
HB 2853 - Prohibiting the reporting of credit scoring as a part of a credit report
HB 3065 - Requiring disclosure of higher annual percentage rate upon refinancing of a loan not secured by real estate and to provide a reaso
HB 3097 - Preventing predatory lending practices
HB 3127 - Protecting computer owners and users from computer spyware
HB 3182 - Relating to the sale of membership plans by consumer lenders
HB 3332 - Allowing the Division of Banking to participate in the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System and Registry

Contracts (16 Bills)
HB 2067 - Allowing a tax deduction for all prepaid tuition contracts or college savings plan
HB 2129 - Requiring bids under state contract to disclose the location of work to be performed or risk state termination of the contract
HB 2181 - Administration, Rules and Regulations Statewide Contract
HB 2204 - Ethics Commission, Interest in Public Contracts
HB 2324 - Giving abutting landowners of public lands a right of first refusal to lease or buy public lands
HB 2349 - Providing for continuing contract status for teachers and establishing dismissal and suspension procedures
HB 2365 - Requiring the Public Service Commission to allow Class I cities to enter into one or more agreements with contract carriers by mot
HB 2427 - Requiring contractors awarded state public works construction projects to meet time restrictions for the completion of a public wo
HB 2571 - Relating to privatization contracts
HB 2718 - Authorizing public school teachers to purchase one personal computer and related devices per year from the state contract for use
HB 2872 - Allowing county school boards to enter into energy-saving contracts
HB 2923 - Requiring the disclosure of subcontractors within a certain time of the close of bids for public construction contracts
HB 3002 - Allowing private citizens the freedom to enter into private contracts for health care services or health care coverage or both
HB 3167 - Decreasing the student to nurse staffing ratio and eliminating a county's ability to contract out nursing services
HB 3175 - Adjusting the State Rail Authority's contract authority due to inflation
HB 3255 - Relating to residential rental security deposits

Corporations and Business Entities (50 Bills)
HB 2009 - Business and occupation tax credit to electric power generators for the use of West Virginia coal
HB 2042 - Providing a tax credit for Ad Valorem tax paid on Manufacturing Inventory
HB 2066 - Prohibiting fractional pricing in the retail sale of gasoline
HB 2070 - Requiring that all worker's compensation adjusters employed by a private insurance carrier be located within the geographic border
HB 2084 - Small Business Development Incentive Program for Internal Growth Act
HB 2098 - Prohibiting oil and gas operators from daylighting
HB 2114 - Providing a penalty for employers failing to withhold an employee's income for child support obligations
HB 2122 - Allowing municipalities to regulate the hours of operation of private liquor clubs by ordinance
HB 2128 - Relating to minimum grab bar standards for hotel and motel rooms that are specifically designated or intended for use by handicapp
HB 2137 - Prohibiting out-of-state persons or business entities from soliciting business by written advertisement in this state under certai
HB 2138 - Creating an affirmative defense for certain civil and criminal actions arising from the sale of certain alcoholic drinks and nonin
HB 2192 - Dental Examiners, Formation and Approval of Dental Corporations
HB 2280 - Increasing the required bond for certain businesses regulated by the Division of Motor Vehicles to fifty thousand dollars
HB 2281 - Relating to a tax exemption on certain sales of clothing
HB 2283 - Authorizing county tax assessors to choose not to impose the property tax in a county on businesses for property that is business
HB 2307 - Relating to acquisition of a municipal business license
HB 2322 - Authorizing a corporation net income tax credit for reducing charges for home heating fuel and propane gas provided to low-income
HB 2358 - Including a tax checkoff option for Jackson's Mill 4-H Camp
HB 2406 - Relating to unlawful expenditures by a local fiscal body
HB 2412 - Providing certain county commissions with authority to regulate the location of businesses offering exotic entertainment
HB 2417 - Making any willful failure to provide benefits under a discount medical plan organization and discount prescription drug plan orga
HB 2454 - Prohibiting discrimination based upon age and sexual orientation
HB 2459 - Increasing the tax on purchases of intoxicating liquors outside corporate limits
HB 2476 - Reducing the corporate net income tax rate to five point nine percent effective the first day of July, two thousand nine
HB 2505 - Exempting the sale of the services of shredding and recycling of paper and paper products from the consumer sales tax
HB 2516 - Prohibiting a business or organization from performing abortions in a public facility
HB 2527 - Requiring that all houses, dwellings and businesses located in a district where public water service is made available for the fir
HB 2547 - Relating to pawnbrokers obtaining a signed statement affirming ownership from a seller or pledgor on all sale or pawn transactions
HB 2554 - Abolishing the business and franchise tax
HB 2565 - Relating to industrial accidents and emergencies
HB 2571 - Relating to privatization contracts
HB 2582 - Establishing a corporate tax credit up to fifty percent of the corporation's net income tax for contributions to scholarship funds
HB 2675 - Sexually Oriented Businesses Regulation Act
HB 2698 - Relating to pipeline companies paying a special license fee
HB 2722 - Providing a one hundred dollar tax credit to certain businesses that are required to reprogram its cash registers because of a cha
HB 2744 - Providing a small business tax credit
HB 2751 - Exempting nonprofit corporations from paying prevailing wages in certain circumstances
HB 2785 - Requiring that every house, dwelling or business located in an area where public water services are made available for the first t
HB 2805 - Regulating the locations of businesses offering exotic entertainment
HB 2843 - Relating to commercial dog breeding operations
HB 2855 - Permitting the holder of a license to sell nonintoxicating liquors to determine the use or nonuse of tobacco products on the licen
HB 2863 - Relating to construction of state utility projects
HB 2933 - Prohibiting privatization of government services unless private companies can prove that they can perform those services more effi
HB 3001 - Relating to mechanic's liens filed against corporations
HB 3073 - Exempting from the excise tax on property transfers property that is transferred from an individual to a wholly-owned corporation
HB 3125 - Providing a tax credit against income tax for the sale of stock in a corporation located within West Virginia
HB 3164 - Revising current restrictions on outdoor advertising of businesses
HB 3179 - Relating to the West Virginia Film Industry Investment Act
HB 3293 - Requiring regional airport authority board members to include persons of area expertise
HB 3328 - Relating to minority owned businesses, small businesses and women owned businesses

Corrections (35 Bills)
HB 2011 - Providing correctional officers may retire with full benefits after twenty years of actual and honorable service
HB 2023 - Providing all persons convicted of a felony are subject to DNA testing
HB 2040 - Relating to when a recognizance bond is released
HB 2051 - Providing a two thousand eight dollar salary increase for each employee of the Division of Corrections
HB 2076 - Making it unlawful to offer for sale or sell products created wholly or in part by county or regional jail inmates
HB 2222 - Authorizing the Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety to promulgate legislative rules
HB 2252 - Providing a tax credit to landlords who rent to parolees
HB 2315 - Relating to eligibility for parole
HB 2319 - Creating a Sentencing Commission
HB 2404 - Relating to inmate reimbursement for medical services provided to persons held in regional jails
HB 2407 - Relating to trustee accounts and funds, earnings and personal property of inmates
HB 2408 - Establishing a multi-disciplinary commission to study, make findings and recommendations regarding incarceration population and co
HB 2419 - Providing inmates a reduction in sentence for completion of education and rehabilitation programs
HB 2420 - Relating to offenses by or against inmates
HB 2426 - Reducing state income tax for state correctional officer retirees
HB 2443 - Relating to monitoring of inmate telephone calls
HB 2545 - Providing arresting agency shall pay cost for the initial twenty-four hours of incarceration
HB 2546 - Requiring person incarcerated for sex offenses to register as such at the time they are incarcerated
HB 2570 - Correctional Industries Act of 2009
HB 2586 - Granting a salary increase for Regional Jail Authority employees
HB 2587 - Capping regional jail per diem charges at forty-eight dollars and ten cents
HB 2608 - Changing the way that the cost of incarcerating inmates in regional jails is collected
HB 2638 - Establishing a work program for qualified inmates
HB 2641 - Requiring the Commissioner of Corrections to keep track of repeat offenses committed by persons convicted of sexual offenses again
HB 2654 - Relating to costs for housing inmates who are transferred to the custody of the division of corrections
HB 2701 - Relating to an escape of any person from the custody of the Division of Juvenile Services
HB 2711 - Providing that correctional officers may retire with full benefits after twenty years of service
HB 2756 - Clarifying that probation officers have the authority to arrest both probationers and persons on supervised release
HB 2782 - Authorizing a $2,008 pay raise for employees of the West Virginia Regional Jail Authority, Division of Corrections and Department
HB 2799 - Eliminating parole for persons incarcerated in state correctional facilities
HB 2819 - Authorizing miscellaneous agencies and boards to promulgate legislative rules
HB 3161 - Providing that the officers of the Division of Protective Services have the same powers of arrest and law enforcement as members o
HB 3273 - West Virginia Correctional Officer Retirement System Act
HB 3294 - Requiring the jail facilities standards commission to promulgate rules for the confinement of certain persons in local jails and p
HB 3305 - Relating to the powers and duties of probation officers

Counties (And Related Subheadings) (19 Bills)
HB 2050 - Expanding the counties covered by West Virginia Route 2 and Interstate 68 Authority to include Cabell, Mason and Jackson counties;
HB 2075 - Allowing family court judges to carry concealed deadly weapons without obtaining a license
HB 2117 - Reallocating the proceeds from limited video lottery by increasing the percentages payable to counties, municipalities and retaile
HB 2147 - Reforming the school aid formula by reducing the regular levy deducted from county boards of education
HB 2286 - Allowing for an adjusted gross income of a taxpayer for contributions to the maintenance and improvement of state, county and muni
HB 2296 - Empowering certain county and municipalities to deny a development activity if adequate public facilities, assets and services are
HB 2311 - Allowing certain county boards of education to operate their schools on a four-day school week
HB 2326 - Allowing county school boards to establish a four-day school week and collect fees for use of school buildings on the fifth day
HB 2447 - Establishing county and municipal authorities to provide for and maintain facilities to house Child Advocacy Centers
HB 2498 - Providing that actions in which the state is a party be brought in the county which is affected or related to the controversy
HB 2515 - Consolidating purchasing by county boards of education
HB 2525 - Capping the amount paid into the Berkeley County Library Fund by the Berkeley County Court
HB 2540 - Dedicating a portion of revenue generated from certain severance taxes for the benefit of counties from which the revenue was gene
HB 2588 - Providing that only healthy beverages and healthy or nutritional snacks may be sold in the county school system
HB 3056 - Removing language that prohibits the state from using a county's General Revenue Fund for historic preservation
HB 3071 - Providing that all fire alarm systems, including all components, shall be electronically supervised
HB 3108 - Requiring the assessor of each county to prepare a new property tax ticket within three months of a deed filing
HB 3122 - Requiring the Public Service Commission to distribute 911 fees from VoIP service providers directly to the counties in proportion
HB 3142 - Prohibiting counties from using service fees or user fees to finance infrastructure projects

Counties -- Commissions (19 Bills)
HB 2074 - Requiring that certain records maintained by the clerk of the county commission to be preserved
HB 2260 - Authorizing governing bodies of municipalities and county commissions to transfer early in-person voting ballots to precincts in t
HB 2265 - Requiring public utilities to file with the county commission in each county in which it provides service, copies of all proposed
HB 2267 - Providing that a county commission may establish a program for transfer of development rights without the requirement for an elect
HB 2372 - Authorizing county commissions to use impact fees to fund the building and operation of libraries and to administer and provide af
HB 2412 - Providing certain county commissions with authority to regulate the location of businesses offering exotic entertainment
HB 2462 - Authorizing county commissions to adopt and enforce noise abatement ordinances
HB 2464 - Authorizing county commissions to designate locations for early voting other than the county courthouse or annex
HB 2473 - Relating to the commissioner's rule-making authority for workers' compensation
HB 2616 - Removing extraneous language regarding the limitation of exotic entertainment by county commissions
HB 2805 - Regulating the locations of businesses offering exotic entertainment
HB 2886 - Establishing accredited convention and visitor bureaus
HB 2926 - Establishing a procedure for challenging a candidate's qualifications for elected office
HB 3111 - Requiring county commissions to hold one monthly meeting in the evening
HB 3120 - Increasing the WV Prosecuting Attorneys Institute's executive council's elected members from five to seven and permitting the appo
HB 3169 - Providing a detailed standard of review that the county commission may apply in reviewing the findings of a fiduciary supervisor o
HB 3236 - Authorizing counties to create urban growth boundaries
HB 3254 - Requiring county commissions to adopt and implement county farmland protection programs
HB 3335 - Relating to limitations upon the keeping and bearing of arms

Counties -- Courts and Officers (6 Bills)
HB 2077 - Adding a magistrate to those serving Putnam County
HB 2283 - Authorizing county tax assessors to choose not to impose the property tax in a county on businesses for property that is business
HB 2292 - Relating to requiring lien holders to notify the sheriff's office via written instrument and to record a release in the county cle
HB 2466 - Adding one magistrate to Wood County
HB 2677 - Increasing the number of magistrates in Jefferson County by one
HB 3034 - Giving county litter control officers the authority to issue citations for not having proof of proper disposal of garbage

Counties -- Law Enforcement (1 Bills)
HB 3244 - Authorizing a law enforcement officer to make an arrest and take the driver before a magistrate or court when the person is charge

Courts (And Related Subheadings) (19 Bills)
HB 2046 - Enabling creditors to collect upon their judgements from debtors who often attempt to defeat such judgments
HB 2078 - Notifying persons from out-of-state who issue worthless checks in this state and who, fail to pay the check and applicable fine or
HB 2107 - Providing a method in which males may contest allegations or presumptions of biological parentage under certain circumstances
HB 2315 - Relating to eligibility for parole
HB 2371 - Releasing the name and identification of any juvenile adjudicated or convicted of a crime to the victims
HB 2405 - Relating to Public Defender Services and raising the hourly rate of compensation for panel attorneys
HB 2464 - Authorizing county commissions to designate locations for early voting other than the county courthouse or annex
HB 2465 - Imposing certain conditions of probation of sex offenders convicted of failing to register
HB 2491 - Providing a statutory good faith exception to the exclusionary rule when evidence has been obtained during an execution of a searc
HB 2492 - Providing that accident report forms are conclusive as to the issue of the accident's cause, unless a court rules otherwise
HB 2525 - Capping the amount paid into the Berkeley County Library Fund by the Berkeley County Court
HB 2544 - Relating to factors to be considered in granting grandparent visitation
HB 2590 - Requiring the Department of Health and Human Resources to maintain information for public dissemination relative to judicial bypas
HB 2731 - Increasing the salary of family court judges
HB 2739 - Enhancing the service and enforcement of domestic violence protective orders issued by state courts
HB 2808 - Providing a procedure for removal of county, district or municipal officers
HB 3050 - Requiring disclosure by judicial officers of campaign contributions in excess of $250
HB 3269 - Creating an Intermediate Court of Appeals for each of the state's three congressional districts
HB 3315 - Prohibiting members of the media from being compelled to give testimony, or be subject to search, provided certain conditions are

Courts -- Circuit (2 Bills)
HB 2603 - Relating to nonpartisan election of justices of the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals and circuit court judges
HB 3185 - Authorizing an additional circuit judge to the seventeenth judicial circuit

Courts -- Magistrate (18 Bills)
HB 2060 - Requiring magistrate courts to maintain records relating to successful collection rates on judgements
HB 2077 - Adding a magistrate to those serving Putnam County
HB 2079 - Providing that when a person from another state writes a worthless check in this state which results in a summons to appear in mag
HB 2428 - Permitting magistrates to carry concealed handguns without a permit
HB 2466 - Adding one magistrate to Wood County
HB 2672 - Expanding the powers of the magistrate to prosecute for worthless checks beyond the strict limitations of NSF
HB 2677 - Increasing the number of magistrates in Jefferson County by one
HB 2688 - Prohibiting magistrates from imposing multiple court cost fees for the same matter
HB 2759 - Authorizing magistrate court clerks to collect a fee for preparing an abstract of judgement in civil matters
HB 2792 - Requiring the Chief Inspector of Public Offices to make financial audit reports of magistrate courts available on the Auditor's we
HB 2806 - Removing the salary cap for secretary-clerks and case coordinators of the family court
HB 2840 - Relating to qualifications of magistrates
HB 2898 - Creating four part-time magistrate court deputy clerk positions
HB 2910 - Increasing the minimum number of magisterial districts in a county
HB 2990 - Increasing the dollar amount in controversy for magistrate courts to have jurisdiction involving civil actions
HB 3012 - Relating to electing magistrates by division
HB 3117 - Providing for a total of four part-time deputy magistrate court clerks to be employed to assist with the workload of magistrate co
HB 3303 - Increasing the salaries of magistrates who serve populations of eight thousand four hundred or more

Courts -- Supreme Court (6 Bills)
HB 2305 - Revising appointment and compensation provisions of the Supreme Court Clerk and his or her staff
HB 2487 - Allowing the Supreme Court of Appeals to establish a uniform bail schedule
HB 2603 - Relating to nonpartisan election of justices of the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals and circuit court judges
HB 2674 - Allowing the Supreme Court of Appeals to establish a uniform bail schedule
HB 2737 - Authorizing the Administrative Director of the Supreme Court of Appeals to hire regional or specialized probation officers
HB 2738 - Registering protective orders with the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals

Creditors and Debtors (12 Bills)
HB 2046 - Enabling creditors to collect upon their judgements from debtors who often attempt to defeat such judgments
HB 2240 - Prohibiting the use of a person's credit history in insurance transactions
HB 2241 - Relating to credit card solicitation on college campuses
HB 2282 - Prohibiting the use of a credit score in casualty insurance rate filings
HB 2364 - Providing standards for hospitals' charity care programs and bad debt collection programs
HB 2391 - Providing a loan forgiveness program for nurses
HB 2451 - Prohibiting the use of credit scoring as a consideration in calculating auto and homeowners insurance rates
HB 2599 - Changing the PROMISE Scholarship Program to the PROMISE Forgivable Student Loan Program and establishing deferment and forgiveness
HB 2777 - Prohibiting the use of a person's credit history in insurance transactions
HB 2803 - Limiting fees to not more than twenty-five percent of total debt owed by a buyer who contracts with a credit service organization
HB 2853 - Prohibiting the reporting of credit scoring as a part of a credit report
HB 2922 - Prohibiting credit card solicitation of students on college campuses

Crimes (And Related Subheadings) (44 Bills)
HB 2015 - Creating the criminal offense of injury to a pregnant woman that results in miscarriage or stillbirth
HB 2018 - Making the destruction of a landlord's property which has been rented for residential purposes a criminal offense
HB 2115 - Relating to conditions of bond for defendants in cases of crimes between family or household members
HB 2124 - Providing a criminal penalty for transmitting bulk electronic mail messages which are unsolicited
HB 2130 - Prohibiting law-enforcement officers from asking crime victims if they have insurance coverage to cover losses occasioned by crimi
HB 2237 - Establishing the crime of partial birth infanticide
HB 2252 - Providing a tax credit to landlords who rent to parolees
HB 2262 - Making it a misdemeanor to file a frivolous lawsuit
HB 2270 - Increasing certain penalties for persons convicted of domestic battery and domestic assault
HB 2293 - Creating the criminal offense of harassment of a participant of a neighborhood crime watch
HB 2347 - Requiring the preservation of biological evidence found in connection with a criminal case, and establishing penalties for violati
HB 2348 - Requiring mandatory community service upon conviction of a misdemeanor offense of driving under the influence and creating a centr
HB 2353 - Relating to the crime victims compensation program
HB 2393 - Providing for mandatory sentences for any person who shoots a police officer on duty
HB 2407 - Relating to trustee accounts and funds, earnings and personal property of inmates
HB 2420 - Relating to offenses by or against inmates
HB 2443 - Relating to monitoring of inmate telephone calls
HB 2490 - Including persons who participate in or who contribute to taking a person's identity with fraudulent intent
HB 2566 - Expanding applicability of increased penalties for crimes against certain protected persons
HB 2607 - Increasing penalties for financial exploitation of an elderly person or incapacitated adult
HB 2609 - Establishing criminal penalties for interfering with medical treatment of a railroad employee
HB 2653 - Authorizing use of citations in lieu of arrest warrants for certain offenses
HB 2695 - Providing criminal penalties for a hunter who fails to render aid to a person the hunter shoots while hunting
HB 2710 - Increasing criminal penalty to commit malicious assault, unlawful assault, battery or assault upon a child protective caseworker o
HB 2716 - Clarifying the penalty provisions regarding battery on a police officer
HB 2754 - Requiring witnesses of violent acts or emergency situations to report the incident to law-enforcement
HB 2819 - Authorizing miscellaneous agencies and boards to promulgate legislative rules
HB 2846 - Relating to criminalizing abortion
HB 2879 - Increasing the minimum prison sentence for a parent or guardian or custodian who abuses a child
HB 2880 - Creating the crime of murder of a child by a parent who exposes the child to the manufacturing of a controlled substance
HB 2881 - Relating to fees charged for worthless checks
HB 2944 - Providing for the criminal offenses of home invasion in the first, second, third and fourth degrees
HB 2958 - Increasing the fines for a trespassing conviction pursuant to certain circumstances
HB 2970 - Relating to compensation awards to victims of crimes
HB 2989 - Failing to provide or return a minor child for visitation
HB 3019 - Relating to obscene, anonymous, harassing and threatening communications by computer
HB 3036 - Relating to notice and publication requirements for expungement petitions
HB 3059 - Exempting federal, state, county or private investigators from prosecution for stalking due to performing lawful investigations
HB 3086 - Permitting home incarceration supervisors to carry handguns in the course of their official duties
HB 3087 - Making it a criminal offense to disturb the peace
HB 3141 - Including larceny of copper ground wires or cables from communications towers sites under crimes against property
HB 3177 - Banning abortions in instances where the fetus could survive if delivered and providing a criminal penalty for violations
HB 3184 - Establishing a criminal penalty for entry upon any property owned or leased by a public utility or a company engaged in the produc
HB 3263 - Providing that all persons have a right to be free from violence

Crimes -- Alcohol and Drugs (9 Bills)
HB 2082 - Providing criminal penalties for negligently or carelessly shooting and wounding or killing a human being while hunting under the
HB 2266 - Creating a registry of convictions for operating a clandestine drug laboratory
HB 2562 - Creating the felony offense of unlawful possession of cocaine
HB 2593 - Increasing the penalty for driving under the influence causing death
HB 2594 - Providing that persons convicted of certain drug related crimes must participate in a substance abuse counseling program to be eli
HB 2664 - Reducing recidivism of offenders convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol
HB 2671 - Establishing criminal penalties of not less than two years nor more than ten years for the manufacture, delivery or possession of
HB 2772 - Increasing penalties for exposing children to methamphetamine manufacturing
HB 3239 - Including medical scooters within the definition of "motor vehicle" for purposes of driving under the influence

Crimes -- Felonies (15 Bills)
HB 2008 - Defining "the deceased" for purposes of prescribing that a deceased victim includes unborn children under first and second degree
HB 2023 - Providing all persons convicted of a felony are subject to DNA testing
HB 2052 - Prohibiting a person convicted of any felony from holding public office
HB 2121 - Making armed assault or conspiracy to commit armed assault upon school property or school personnel or students a felony
HB 2279 - Providing that identity theft is a felony if a person commits the crime with the intent to commit any other crime
HB 2383 - Prohibiting any person convicted of any felony from voting in an election of state and local officials
HB 2417 - Making any willful failure to provide benefits under a discount medical plan organization and discount prescription drug plan orga
HB 2440 - Relating to the insertion of language which defines acts of violence and makes its false reporting a felony
HB 2562 - Creating the felony offense of unlawful possession of cocaine
HB 2600 - Lying to a deputy sheriff or municipal police officer who is conducting an investigation of a felony, is a misdemeanor
HB 2783 - Creating a criminal felony offense of aggravated assault or battery of a child or a person who is mentally incapacitated
HB 2802 - Providing for a death penalty and procedures and standards applicable thereto for commission of murder in the first degree
HB 2920 - Eliminating the felony conviction for a second or subsequent conviction of petit larceny
HB 2952 - Clarifying that a terroristic threat is a felony regardless of intent to actually commit the threatened act
HB 3266 - Increasing the penalty for accessory after the fact to certain crimes to a felony

Crimes -- Juveniles (6 Bills)
HB 2297 - Establishing a secure residential school for juvenile status offenders
HB 2342 - Allowing for juveniles to be tried as adults for instances of child abuse resulting in bodily injury and child abuse which results
HB 2371 - Releasing the name and identification of any juvenile adjudicated or convicted of a crime to the victims
HB 2569 - Creating the Juvenile Services Reimbursement Offender Fund
HB 2877 - Increasing the monetary penalties, removing the possibility of incarceration and adding community service for a minor who misrepre
HB 3109 - Requiring reporting of assaults, batteries and other incidents on school property

Crimes -- Sexual Offenses (12 Bills)
HB 2059 - Prohibiting certain sex offenders from loitering within one thousand feet of a school or child care facility, school bus stop, or
HB 2149 - Requiring the DMV to notify the state police when a registered sex offender purchases, trades or registers a motor vehicle
HB 2396 - Sexually Violent Predator Act
HB 2465 - Imposing certain conditions of probation of sex offenders convicted of failing to register
HB 2546 - Requiring person incarcerated for sex offenses to register as such at the time they are incarcerated
HB 2641 - Requiring the Commissioner of Corrections to keep track of repeat offenses committed by persons convicted of sexual offenses again
HB 2704 - Subjecting persons convicted of sexual crimes against a minor to "GPS" monitoring for life
HB 2705 - Including additional information on the sex offender registry
HB 2707 - Eliminating good time for persons convicted of sex crimes involving minor children
HB 2728 - Prohibiting sex offenders from residing in certain areas and subjecting convicted sex offenders to global positional system monito
HB 3102 - Requiring sex offenders to pay a fee which is to be deposited into the State Police Retirement Fund
HB 3304 - Relating to residency restrictions for registered sex offenders

Criminal Background Checks (1 Bills)
HB 2568 - Requiring background checks on applicants for residence in nursing homes and assisted living residences

Culture and History (6 Bills)
HB 2301 - Prohibiting the demolition of a historic structure prior to a review of and the issuance of a permit by the Commissioner of the Di
HB 2310 - Making a supplementary appropriation to the Department of Education and the Arts - Division of Culture and History
HB 2312 - Authorizing the National Coal Heritage Area Authority to assist in the historical, cultural, recreational and economic development
HB 2551 - Instituting a "Celebrate Freedom Week" and requiring the instruction in the study of the Declaration of Independence and other Ame
HB 2555 - Establishing the West Virginia Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War Commission and Fund
HB 2766 - Authorizing the Commissioner of the Division of Culture and History to distribute fairs and festivals funding

Disabilities (24 Bills)
HB 2068 - Excluding federal interest income when applying the income exclusion available to those sixty-five years of age or older and to pe
HB 2128 - Relating to minimum grab bar standards for hotel and motel rooms that are specifically designated or intended for use by handicapp
HB 2140 - Excluding disability income received from a veteran for service related injuries from any calculation used to determine spousal su
HB 2190 - Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Qualifications and Standards for Interpreters and Transliterators
HB 2225 - Authorizing the Department of Education and the Arts to Promulgate Legislative Rules
HB 2338 - Eliminating the six month waiting period for those in the Teachers Retirement System to receive disability retirement benefits
HB 2414 - Exempting disabled veterans from campground rental fees during certain times
HB 2504 - Establishing the Silver Alert Plan, an alert system for missing cognitively impaired persons
HB 2579 - Relating to discounts at state parks for elderly and disabled persons
HB 2607 - Increasing penalties for financial exploitation of an elderly person or incapacitated adult
HB 2625 - Providing for aged or disabled farmers to continue to receive the benefit of having their farm land appraised as farm property aft
HB 2633 - Exempting from the sales and use tax special equipment installed in a motor vehicle for the use of a person with physical disabili
HB 2727 - Providing a cost-of-living provision for disabled public employee retirement annuitants
HB 2778 - Preventing a reduction in the annuity of a person who retires with disability retirement at age sixty-five
HB 2795 - Creating a special hunting and fishing license for persons with a life-threatening condition who are under twenty-one years of age
HB 2867 - Relating to autism spectrum disorder
HB 2868 - West Virginia Children with Autism Trust Act
HB 2888 - Requiring the DHHR to provide matching funds for trust income disbursed to support autistic minors
HB 2962 - Raising the maximum personal income tax exemption for persons over the age of sixty-five and for persons who are totally disabled
HB 2985 - Providing information on the West Virginia Schools for the Deaf and Blind to the guardian of a child with a visual or auditory imp
HB 3107 - Issuing special registration plates allowing parking privileges for persons with mobility impairments
HB 3170 - Relating to WV Guardianship and Conservatorship Act
HB 3259 - Relating to compromise and settlement of workers' compensation claims for permanent total disability
HB 3319 - Permitting the parents of an autistic student to seek a change in the student's aide or mentor

Domestic Relations (32 Bills)
HB 2033 - Including a parenting plan with an application for a marriage license
HB 2038 - Uniform Premarital Agreement Act
HB 2047 - Providing that alleged victims of domestic violence or abuse have the right to have a person of their choosing present when they a
HB 2107 - Providing a method in which males may contest allegations or presumptions of biological parentage under certain circumstances
HB 2115 - Relating to conditions of bond for defendants in cases of crimes between family or household members
HB 2140 - Excluding disability income received from a veteran for service related injuries from any calculation used to determine spousal su
HB 2227 - Secretary of State, Administration of the Address Confidentiality Program
HB 2238 - Providing rape victims with reliable emergency information regarding pregnancy and abortion, and providing those victims with emer
HB 2254 - Requiring notice of an abortion to be provided to the father of the unborn child
HB 2270 - Increasing certain penalties for persons convicted of domestic battery and domestic assault
HB 2300 - Excluding certain employment-related expenses from the definition of gross income for purposes of determining child support
HB 2380 - Providing that attendance of college by a noncustodial parent may not be used as grounds to modify a child support order
HB 2386 - Relating to the definition of gross income for purposes of determining child support
HB 2399 - Providing for tuition and fee waiver for certain child survivors of domestic violence deaths
HB 2456 - Relating to child abuse and neglect
HB 2463 - Providing that adultery shall be a bar to alimony in a divorce proceeding
HB 2532 - Creating licensure for Marriage and Family Therapists
HB 2544 - Relating to factors to be considered in granting grandparent visitation
HB 2612 - Increasing penalties for failing to report child abuse
HB 2666 - Changing some processes and orders when determining child custody disputes
HB 2678 - Providing for payment of unemployment compensation when a person misses work due to domestic violence
HB 2694 - Establishing certain requirements for modification of custodial rights for parent's or guardian's that have been deployed to the U
HB 2738 - Registering protective orders with the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals
HB 2739 - Enhancing the service and enforcement of domestic violence protective orders issued by state courts
HB 2762 - Relating to jurisdiction for petitions by grandparents for visitation of grandchild
HB 2796 - Using both parents' income in determining child support, calculation of adjusted gross income
HB 2966 - Requiring both parents to be equally responsible for a child's funeral expenses
HB 2971 - Clarifying domestic relations definitions
HB 3163 - Providing that the limitation on child support is tolled until the last child that is subject of an income withholding order reach
HB 3298 - Relating to court ordered investigations and prohibited use of supervised visitation
HB 3299 - Relating to requirements for self-employed persons to participate in the Bureau of Child Support Enforcement's PayConnextion progr
HB 3322 - Creating and issuing certificates recognizing the termination of marriage

Drugs and Drug Paraphernalia (17 Bills)
HB 2100 - Relating to treatment for drug and alcohol addiction
HB 2103 - Relating to drug and alcohol free mines
HB 2259 - Relating to the creation and implementation of drug-free workplaces in coal mines
HB 2266 - Creating a registry of convictions for operating a clandestine drug laboratory
HB 2341 - Requiring the State Board of Education to create a school drug safety program
HB 2415 - Identifying salvia divinorum as a hallucinogen and adding it to the list of controlled substances
HB 2452 - Providing that a child born addicted to a controlled substance constitutes child abuse
HB 2496 - Establishing threshold quantities of certain controlled substances to trigger prima facie evidence of intent to deliver if possess
HB 2562 - Creating the felony offense of unlawful possession of cocaine
HB 2583 - Requiring health care providers to release unemancipated minor's medical records for drug testing to a parent or legal guardian wi
HB 2594 - Providing that persons convicted of certain drug related crimes must participate in a substance abuse counseling program to be eli
HB 2644 - Relating to prohibiting the establishment of new methadone treatment programs
HB 2647 - Prohibiting the establishment of methadone treatment programs and clinics except those operated by comprehensive community mental
HB 2671 - Establishing criminal penalties of not less than two years nor more than ten years for the manufacture, delivery or possession of
HB 2684 - West Virginia Drug Offender Accountability and Treatment Act
HB 2992 - Relating to the delivery of controlled substances on or in an educational facility or school
HB 3060 - Prohibiting the establishment of new methadone treatment programs and clinics except for programs operated as community health cen

Economic Development (14 Bills)
HB 2084 - Small Business Development Incentive Program for Internal Growth Act
HB 2296 - Empowering certain county and municipalities to deny a development activity if adequate public facilities, assets and services are
HB 2312 - Authorizing the National Coal Heritage Area Authority to assist in the historical, cultural, recreational and economic development
HB 2350 - Providing that the transfer of development rights are renewable
HB 2363 - Jobs Impact Statement Act
HB 2387 - Establishing in the state treasury a targeted minority economic development fund to address economic issues of minorities and mino
HB 2427 - Requiring contractors awarded state public works construction projects to meet time restrictions for the completion of a public wo
HB 2632 - Modifying the West Virginia Parkways, Economic Development and Tourism Authority's power to charge tolls and issue bonds
HB 2816 - Development Office, Brownfield Economic Development Districts
HB 2835 - Relating to the Office of Coalfield Community Development and master land use plans
HB 2972 - Requiring that not less than fifty percent of the moneys remaining in the Tourism Promotion Fund be made to West Virginia companie
HB 3113 - Relating to arts, entertainment and enterprise districts
HB 3129 - Creative Communities Development Act
HB 3321 - Relating to the frequency of funding of the courtesy patrol program

Education (And Related Subheadings) (80 Bills)
HB 2017 - Authorizing and encouraging county boards of education to share services of central office administrative personnel
HB 2024 - Reducing staff development programs for school personnel from eighteen hours to twelve hours
HB 2031 - Permitting firework displays on public school property provided the State Superintendent and the Fire Marshal approve the display
HB 2059 - Prohibiting certain sex offenders from loitering within one thousand feet of a school or child care facility, school bus stop, or
HB 2085 - Providing county boards of education may study the economic feasibility of exercising an option of engaging in cooperative agreeme
HB 2093 - Providing a framework to avoid imposition of policies and practices on the public schools that distract from a thorough and effici
HB 2095 - Faculty Excellence Act
HB 2118 - Requiring the State Board of Education to promulgate rule implementing a tornado safety awareness plan in public schools
HB 2119 - Changing the compulsory school attendance for children in the state from sixteen to eighteen years of age
HB 2121 - Making armed assault or conspiracy to commit armed assault upon school property or school personnel or students a felony
HB 2126 - Requiring that the State School Board ensure that no class size for grades seven through twelve be greater than twenty-five studen
HB 2147 - Reforming the school aid formula by reducing the regular levy deducted from county boards of education
HB 2209 - Insurance Commission, Continuing Education for Individual Insurance Producers
HB 2269 - Relating to approval of a student for homebound services and their rights
HB 2271 - Relating to itinerant status for school service personnel
HB 2284 - Prohibiting individual county board of education members from acting on behalf of the board in an individual capacity unless autho
HB 2288 - Changing compulsory school attendance until age eighteen or until the student graduates
HB 2310 - Making a supplementary appropriation to the Department of Education and the Arts - Division of Culture and History
HB 2311 - Allowing certain county boards of education to operate their schools on a four-day school week
HB 2326 - Allowing county school boards to establish a four-day school week and collect fees for use of school buildings on the fifth day
HB 2330 - Requiring that all decisions regarding certain reductions in full-time classified personnel workforce at state institutions of hig
HB 2335 - Relating to the federal "Yellow Ribbon G. I. Education Enhancement Program"
HB 2340 - Approving fee waivers for certain students and faculty and staff at institutions of higher education and providing that nonresiden
HB 2341 - Requiring the State Board of Education to create a school drug safety program
HB 2349 - Providing for continuing contract status for teachers and establishing dismissal and suspension procedures
HB 2352 - Providing nonsupervisory employees of the West Virginia State Board of Education with the same protections against summary dismiss
HB 2384 - Allowing the State Superintendent of Schools to designate certain geographical areas as a "School Choice Zone"
HB 2392 - Setting standards for assignment of high school athletic directors
HB 2397 - Providing a salary supplement for providers of medicaid eligible services in the public schools
HB 2402 - Relating to the annual school calendar
HB 2419 - Providing inmates a reduction in sentence for completion of education and rehabilitation programs
HB 2470 - Exempting all schools which include grades kindergarten through twelve from paying consumer sales tax on items the school sells
HB 2481 - Giving state institutions of higher education more flexibility in the planning and operation of their schools
HB 2494 - Giving local authorities the authority to decrease the speed limit on streets and highways where school buses travel in its jurisd
HB 2508 - Permitting county board of education the power to employ the most qualified person to be athletic and other extracurricular coache
HB 2510 - Allowing guidance counselors to compete equally for all guidance counselor positions
HB 2515 - Consolidating purchasing by county boards of education
HB 2530 - Relating to further defining professional student support personnel
HB 2550 - Extending the provisions of the Higher Education Flexibility Act
HB 2556 - Prohibiting lottery form using minors in advertising during school hours
HB 2559 - Directing the State Board of Education to determine what principal and teacher reports are unnecessary
HB 2563 - Allowing state employees to take paid leave to attend parent-teacher conference for their children
HB 2577 - Allowing a public school employee or retiree who missed work as a result of pregnancy to purchase up to one year of service credit
HB 2588 - Providing that only healthy beverages and healthy or nutritional snacks may be sold in the county school system
HB 2599 - Changing the PROMISE Scholarship Program to the PROMISE Forgivable Student Loan Program and establishing deferment and forgiveness
HB 2604 - West Virginia Public School Employment Relations Act
HB 2606 - Exempting county school boards of education school buses from paying tolls for transit over the West Virginia Turnpike or any park
HB 2614 - Prohibiting school employees from promoting abortion
HB 2631 - West Virginia Public School Employment Relations Act
HB 2718 - Authorizing public school teachers to purchase one personal computer and related devices per year from the state contract for use
HB 2730 - Authorizing a tax credit for new teachers in critical needs areas
HB 2732 - Requiring county boards of education to employ a certified library media specialist in each county school
HB 2749 - Permitting home school children to participate in athletic and other extracurricular activities of secondary schools
HB 2768 - Exempting construction performed on behalf of educational authorities from prevailing wage requirements
HB 2804 - Preventing a professional educator from taking a coaching position away from a current coach
HB 2834 - Capping the amount of a PROMISE scholarship, dissolving the PROMISE Board, and reconstituting the Financial Aid Advisory Board
HB 2836 - School Innovation Zones Act
HB 2849 - Requiring automatic tire chains as standard equipment on all new school buses
HB 2865 - Exempting certain children from having to provide the otherwise appropriate written excuse from a physician or school nurse for a
HB 2872 - Allowing county school boards to enter into energy-saving contracts
HB 2984 - Relating to the hiring of substitute service personnel by county school boards
HB 3006 - Relating to the hiring, termination, transfer and reassignment of teachers and school personnel
HB 3011 - Repealing the section of code relating to limitation on political activity of officers or employees in the administration of the V
HB 3026 - Providing a two-tiered personal income tax credit to parents or legal guardians who provide home or private, primary or secondary
HB 3043 - Prohibiting extended coverage upon retirement based on years of service for new higher education employees
HB 3064 - Providing that persons sixty-five years of age or older may be admitted to athletic and other extracurricular activities of second
HB 3088 - Allowing parents or the school to serve sweets during the holidays if the school receives parental or guardian consent
HB 3105 - Establishing drug free zones at regularly designated school bus stops
HB 3123 - Relating to donation and transfer of surplus personal computers and other information systems, technology and equipment for educat
HB 3150 - Requiring school boards to set and maintain reliable bussing schedules for bussing students and limiting the duration of travel fo
HB 3151 - Relating to the frequency of funding of the courtesy patrol program
HB 3157 - Relating to allowing a county board of education to enter into lease-purchase agreements and allowing the School Building Authorit
HB 3167 - Decreasing the student to nurse staffing ratio and eliminating a county's ability to contract out nursing services
HB 3235 - Prohibiting the use of calculators for teaching purposes in grades K through eight
HB 3295 - Relating to the West Virginia State Treasurer's Office
HB 3308 - Prohibiting members of the same family within a certain degree of relationship to occupy more than one seat on a board of educatio
HB 3313 - Allowing depositories and banks to meet the security requirement necessary to be a depository for boards of education by providing
HB 3319 - Permitting the parents of an autistic student to seek a change in the student's aide or mentor
HB 3320 - The Family Education Tax Credit Act
HB 3330 - Charter Schools Act

Education -- Colleges & Universities (44 Bills)
HB 2037 - Relating to requirements for PROMISE scholarships
HB 2044 - Including Salem International University as an eligible institution and modifying provisions regarding eligible higher education i
HB 2067 - Allowing a tax deduction for all prepaid tuition contracts or college savings plan
HB 2094 - Prohibiting employees of higher education from assisting students in securing abortions
HB 2101 - Providing for a credit against the West Virginia personal income tax liability in the amount of payments made on student loans
HB 2131 - Providing West Virginia students with a partial PROMISE scholarship for schooling outside this state for the reason that no in-sta
HB 2223 - Registered Professional Nurses, Policies Standards and Criteria for the Evaluation and Accreditation of Colleges or Schools of Nur
HB 2241 - Relating to credit card solicitation on college campuses
HB 2249 - Allowing comparable credit at trade or vocational schools approved by the State Board to count towards service personnel pay rates
HB 2256 - Exempting undergraduate students attending state colleges or universities for the first two years postgraduation, from the payment
HB 2273 - Relating to suspension of drivers license for certain offenses if committed by college students
HB 2330 - Requiring that all decisions regarding certain reductions in full-time classified personnel workforce at state institutions of hig
HB 2331 - Allowing teachers who graduated from colleges and universities that are not accredited by associations recognized in West Virginia
HB 2340 - Approving fee waivers for certain students and faculty and staff at institutions of higher education and providing that nonresiden
HB 2380 - Providing that attendance of college by a noncustodial parent may not be used as grounds to modify a child support order
HB 2399 - Providing for tuition and fee waiver for certain child survivors of domestic violence deaths
HB 2453 - Providing a tax credit for scholarship donations
HB 2467 - Providing for special registration plates bearing the logo, insignia, letters or words demonstrating support for Mountain State Un
HB 2481 - Giving state institutions of higher education more flexibility in the planning and operation of their schools
HB 2513 - Pay incentives for teachers who teach in their core field degree
HB 2543 - Prohibiting abortions at state college or university medical facilities, except when the abortion is necessary to save the life of
HB 2550 - Extending the provisions of the Higher Education Flexibility Act
HB 2599 - Changing the PROMISE Scholarship Program to the PROMISE Forgivable Student Loan Program and establishing deferment and forgiveness
HB 2639 - Allowing for more teachers to be reimbursed for approved course work
HB 2700 - Protecting academic freedom in higher education
HB 2810 - Providing salary increases for deputies with college degrees
HB 2904 - Authorizing rules for higher education
HB 2921 - Relating to tuition and fee waivers for members of the West Virginia State Police to attend a college or university
HB 2922 - Prohibiting credit card solicitation of students on college campuses
HB 2955 - Removing West Virginia University of Technology from the merger with West Virginia University
HB 2961 - Adding two members to the institutional boards of governors of West Virginia University and Marshall University based upon race, g
HB 2985 - Providing information on the West Virginia Schools for the Deaf and Blind to the guardian of a child with a visual or auditory imp
HB 3031 - Protecting academic speech of professional educators
HB 3137 - Special Needs Scholarship Program
HB 3138 - Providing paid childbirth leave for higher education personnel
HB 3173 - Setting compensation standards for classified employees who work overtime on weekends or holidays
HB 3188 - Relating to the Higher Education Merit Screening Advisory Committee
HB 3257 - Providing a loan forgiveness program for nurses, social workers, dentists and hygienists
HB 3277 - Changing West Virginia University at Parkersburg from a community and technical college and merging it with West Virginia Universi
HB 3280 - Relating to higher education capital facilities
HB 3282 - Relating to PROMISE Scholarship requirements
HB 3286 - The Eustace Frederick Preengineering and Technology Education Programs
HB 3338 - Integrating the operations of the Community and Technical College at West Virginia University Institute of Technology into West Vi
HB 3340 - Relating to entry into a data state compact among the Higher Education Policy Commission, Council for Community and Technical Coll

Education -- Courses, Programs & Testing (20 Bills)
HB 2020 - Exempting children receiving an exemption from compulsory school attendance in favor of church school from standardized testing re
HB 2024 - Reducing staff development programs for school personnel from eighteen hours to twelve hours
HB 2037 - Relating to requirements for PROMISE scholarships
HB 2044 - Including Salem International University as an eligible institution and modifying provisions regarding eligible higher education i
HB 2096 - Requiring the subject of physics as a required course in all public secondary schools for graduation
HB 2131 - Providing West Virginia students with a partial PROMISE scholarship for schooling outside this state for the reason that no in-sta
HB 2223 - Registered Professional Nurses, Policies Standards and Criteria for the Evaluation and Accreditation of Colleges or Schools of Nur
HB 2245 - Relating to the denial of course credits for unexcused absences in school
HB 2249 - Allowing comparable credit at trade or vocational schools approved by the State Board to count towards service personnel pay rates
HB 2329 - Requiring all high schools include in their health classes a course in fetal development
HB 2376 - Allowing a school service mechanic to have experience, training and certifications considered towards his or her pay rate
HB 2402 - Relating to the annual school calendar
HB 2513 - Pay incentives for teachers who teach in their core field degree
HB 2580 - Directing the State Board of Education to develop a program of instruction on macroeconomics
HB 2637 - Requiring that all state high schools provide a course in archery safety for hunters
HB 2639 - Allowing for more teachers to be reimbursed for approved course work
HB 2714 - Specifying the types of topics that are to be covered in school programs on personal finance
HB 2832 - Relating to critical skills evaluations for students in grades three and eight
HB 3234 - Requiring that fetal models be displayed in public schools
HB 3260 - Requiring the accumulation of one and one-half years of instruction in the study of the Declaration of Independence and other foun

Education -- Retirement (19 Bills)
HB 2041 - Exempting the retirement benefits of certain annuitants under the State Teachers Retirement System from state income tax
HB 2246 - Providing a cost-of-living provision for certain persons retired under the teachers retirement system
HB 2327 - Providing cost-of-living benefits to retired teachers funded from the severance tax collections on natural gas
HB 2338 - Eliminating the six month waiting period for those in the Teachers Retirement System to receive disability retirement benefits
HB 2345 - Exempting from state and personal income tax the benefits a retired teacher receives from the State Teachers Retirement System und
HB 2385 - Relating to the Public Employees Retirement System and the Teachers Retirement System; and providing a one-time supplement for ann
HB 2390 - Allowing the purchase of service credit in the State Teachers Retirement System for temporary employment under the Comprehensive E
HB 2410 - Providing a one-time bonus payable in July of every year for retired public school teachers and state retirees
HB 2560 - Increasing benefits of retired state personnel and retired teachers
HB 2577 - Allowing a public school employee or retiree who missed work as a result of pregnancy to purchase up to one year of service credit
HB 2703 - Relating to the State Teachers Retirement System
HB 2709 - Providing a cost-of-living provision for certain persons retired under the Teachers Retirement System
HB 2726 - Providing a cost-of-living provision for certain persons under the Teachers Retirement System
HB 2734 - Relating to minimum guarantees provided to members who elected to transfer from the Teachers' Defined Contribution System to the T
HB 2861 - Repealing the one hundred forty day limitation that a retired school teacher may teach in public schools
HB 2870 - Extending the deadline of the buyback provision provided under the Teachers' Defined Contribution Retirement System to the State T
HB 3092 - Providing that certain beneficiaries in the State Teachers Retirement System receive an annuity when an eligible spouse has not re
HB 3242 - Changing the buyback calculation in the Teachers' Defined Contribution Retirement System to the State Teachers Retirement System v
HB 3289 - Stating circumstances permitting service credit purchase by members of the Teachers' Defined Contribution Retirement System in the

Education -- Salaries, Classifications, Leave (34 Bills)
HB 2001 - Providing additional state minimum salary for certain teachers
HB 2005 - Requiring schools to post and make available to the public the schedules of teachers and staff
HB 2013 - Increasing salary increments paid to principals and assistant principals
HB 2069 - Increasing the faculty senate allotment for classroom teachers and librarians
HB 2132 - Relating to allowing bus operators for county school systems to carry-over years of experience operating buses for purposes of det
HB 2258 - Providing full daily rate of pay for substitute teachers if they have in excess of ten instructional days in the same school year
HB 2271 - Relating to itinerant status for school service personnel
HB 2272 - Establishing the Flexible Leave Act
HB 2287 - Crediting a deceased teacher's sick leave toward continued insurance coverage for a surviving spouse and other dependents
HB 2331 - Allowing teachers who graduated from colleges and universities that are not accredited by associations recognized in West Virginia
HB 2349 - Providing for continuing contract status for teachers and establishing dismissal and suspension procedures
HB 2370 - Providing for increased compensation for aides and paraprofessionals with large numbers of pupils in kindergarten and grades one t
HB 2376 - Allowing a school service mechanic to have experience, training and certifications considered towards his or her pay rate
HB 2379 - Salary increases for school service employees based upon residential housing costs
HB 2381 - Relating to the employment and compensation of school service personnel
HB 2392 - Setting standards for assignment of high school athletic directors
HB 2435 - Creating a new pay grade classification of "bus operator II"
HB 2437 - Relating to the use of personal leave days by a surviving spouse of a deceased employee of a school board
HB 2500 - Establishing school service personnel class title and pay grade for the positions of "Administrative Assistant" and "Legal Secreta
HB 2510 - Allowing guidance counselors to compete equally for all guidance counselor positions
HB 2513 - Pay incentives for teachers who teach in their core field degree
HB 2530 - Relating to further defining professional student support personnel
HB 2589 - Relating to persons who do not qualify for professional certificates who are issued certificates to serve in the public schools as
HB 2670 - Giving all school personnel, including teachers and service personnel and retired teachers a raise
HB 2967 - Encouraging teachers who have achieved a National Board for Professional Teaching Standards certificate to renew their certificati
HB 3025 - Raising the county board of education pay to that of the county commissioners
HB 3085 - Allowing male teachers to use sick leave to attend prenatal care appointments with spouse
HB 3093 - Relating to the definition of a transfer for classroom teachers
HB 3138 - Providing paid childbirth leave for higher education personnel
HB 3146 - Relating to seniority rights for school service personnel
HB 3180 - Providing a salary increase for school service personnel and rectifying certain inequities in the salary schedule and pay grades
HB 3186 - Increasing the stipend paid to mentor teachers and enforcing teacher mentor provisions
HB 3272 - Providing a five percent increase in teacher's salaries and adding pay increment categories for teachers with additional hours of
HB 3310 - Increasing the salary adjustment for those educational professions with national certifications

Education--Facilities (4 Bills)
HB 2297 - Establishing a secure residential school for juvenile status offenders
HB 2519 - Allowing fireworks displays on public school property upon approval of the State Superintendent of Schools and the State Fire Mars
HB 2992 - Relating to the delivery of controlled substances on or in an educational facility or school
HB 3109 - Requiring reporting of assaults, batteries and other incidents on school property

Elections (34 Bills)
HB 2016 - Providing for removal and election of Public Service Commissioners
HB 2052 - Prohibiting a person convicted of any felony from holding public office
HB 2083 - Relating to disclosure requirements for political campaign advertisements
HB 2167 - Ethics Commission, Voting
HB 2260 - Authorizing governing bodies of municipalities and county commissions to transfer early in-person voting ballots to precincts in t
HB 2267 - Providing that a county commission may establish a program for transfer of development rights without the requirement for an elect
HB 2334 - Providing restrictions for an elected or appointed public official relating to reemployment after retirement
HB 2383 - Prohibiting any person convicted of any felony from voting in an election of state and local officials
HB 2442 - Agreement among the states to elect the president by national popular vote
HB 2464 - Authorizing county commissions to designate locations for early voting other than the county courthouse or annex
HB 2575 - Providing an election to allow resident homeowners, sixty-five years old or older, to defer the payment of property tax increases
HB 2603 - Relating to nonpartisan election of justices of the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals and circuit court judges
HB 2657 - Requiring write-in candidates for public office to pay a filing fee
HB 2662 - Requiring election officials, poll clerks and poll workers to vote in the precincts where they are registered to vote
HB 2676 - Prohibiting elected or appointed officials from using public funds to purchase, distribute or disseminate certain items and public
HB 2764 - West Virginia Public Campaign Financing Act
HB 2798 - Relating to lengthening the period for voter registration
HB 2864 - Prohibiting the use of touch screen voting machines
HB 2869 - Lengthening the time frame for the filing of post-primary and post general campaign financial statements
HB 2926 - Establishing a procedure for challenging a candidate's qualifications for elected office
HB 2947 - Requiring ballots in five percent of the relevant precincts during any contested election to be counted manually
HB 2965 - Requiring candidates for the House of Delegates and the Senate to file their announcement of candidacies with the Secretary of Sta
HB 2974 - Abolishing the one-vote straight ticket voting in all general and special elections within West Virginia
HB 2981 - Relating to primary elections and nominating procedures of third-party candidates
HB 2993 - Prohibiting any member of the Legislature from fund-raising during any session
HB 2997 - Requiring commissioners of the public service commission to be elected
HB 3012 - Relating to electing magistrates by division
HB 3013 - Prohibiting a cheif deputy sheriff from engaging in certain political activities
HB 3050 - Requiring disclosure by judicial officers of campaign contributions in excess of $250
HB 3134 - Municipal vote by mail pilot program
HB 3174 - Relating to the form of general election ballots
HB 3309 - Creating the West Virginia Supreme Court Public Campaign Financing Act
HB 3324 - Mandating that party executive committees are to submit their list of nominees to serve as election officials no later than the se
HB 3337 - Relating to the regulation and control of elections

Emergency Services (13 Bills)
HB 2004 - Establishing a program for reprogramming cellular telephones and distributing to seniors for making emergency calls
HB 2142 - Allowing municipal police and fire pension plans to use the actuarial examination by the State in lieu of obtaining its own actuar
HB 2238 - Providing rape victims with reliable emergency information regarding pregnancy and abortion, and providing those victims with emer
HB 2333 - Including ambulance and fire fees as part of the property tax assessment so that the fees and property taxes may be paid with the
HB 2565 - Relating to industrial accidents and emergencies
HB 2597 - Making 911 emergency fees available to be used for both emergency and nonemergency calls
HB 2642 - Reverting the 911 fee on wireless telephones from three dollars to seventy-five cents
HB 2683 - Increasing the amount allocated from the wireless enhanced 911 fee to be deposited into the enhanced 911 wireless tower access ass
HB 2696 - Authorizing certain persons who are emergency medical technician-paramedics to apply to obtain a license to practice registered pr
HB 2755 - Authorizing the Department of Transportation to take control of an emergency scene on a highway
HB 2770 - Relating to the Emergency Medical Services Retirement System Act
HB 2916 - Relating to the Emergency Medical Services Act
HB 3154 - Requiring the West Virginia Enhanced 911 Council to propose Emergency Medical Priority Dispatch procedures

Eminent Domain (3 Bills)
HB 2356 - Exempting acts resulting in the taking or damaging of private property for public use from the immunity granted to a political sub
HB 2448 - Relating to annexation of unincorporated territory
HB 2892 - Increasing any award of just compensation to a property owner for eminent domain takings by nongovernment entities

Energy (6 Bills)
HB 2535 - Creating a tax credit for certain solar energy systems
HB 2682 - Alternative and Renewable Energy Portfolio Act
HB 2891 - Renewable Portfolio Standards Sustainable Energy Act
HB 3023 - Relating to oil and gas surface owner's bill of rights
HB 3028 - Reporting of certain geologic information obtained incidental to oil and gas drilling
HB 3081 - Coal-to-Liquid Act of 2009

Environmental Protection (39 Bills)
HB 2133 - Increasing the penalties for discarding trash on land and in streams
HB 2162 - DEP-Air Quality, Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants
HB 2164 - DEP-Secretary's Office, Voluntary Remediation and Redevelopment Rule
HB 2165 - DEP-Water Resources, State Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund
HB 2193 - DEP-Air Quality, Permits for Construction and Major Modification of Major Stationary Sources of Air Pollution
HB 2194 - DEP-Air Quality, Ambient Air Quality Standards
HB 2195 - DEP-Waste Management, Hazardous Waste Management System
HB 2196 - DEP-Waste Management, Assessment of Civil Administrative Penalties
HB 2197 - DEP-Waste Management, Hazardous Waste Management Fee
HB 2198 - DEP-Water Resources, Environmental Laboratories
HB 2199 - DEP-Water Resources, Dam Safety Rule
HB 2200 - DEP-Water Resources, Assessment of Civil Administrative Penalties
HB 2499 - Requiring the Department of Environmental Protection to remediate any waste tire pile in the state consisting of more than twenty-
HB 2529 - Relating to the practice of environmental health science and public health sanitation
HB 2602 - Establishing a returnable beverage container deposit program
HB 2680 - Relating to increasing the environmental protection advisory council membership to nine members
HB 2781 - Providing a tax credit to sawmills that become certified in the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Green Building Ratin
HB 2860 - Regulating the sequestration and storage of carbon dioxide
HB 2891 - Renewable Portfolio Standards Sustainable Energy Act
HB 2905 - Increasing the distance required for surface mining activity in relation to cemeteries
HB 2936 - Restoring or keeping intact scenic views by coal and timber operators
HB 2960 - Relating to water pollution control
HB 2982 - Modifying the definition of "shallow" and "deep" wells to allow a shallow well to be drilled deeper
HB 3003 - Continuing and reimposing the special reclamation tax, providing for periodic legislative review, and removing the additional tax
HB 3023 - Relating to oil and gas surface owner's bill of rights
HB 3028 - Reporting of certain geologic information obtained incidental to oil and gas drilling
HB 3033 - Strengthening of vehicle emission standards
HB 3037 - Establishing a returnable beverage container deposit program
HB 3042 - Changing the amount of residential solid waste that may be disposed of in a landfill free of charge
HB 3055 - Relating to environmental permitting of surface coal mining and correcting antiquated language
HB 3058 - Eliminating the use of light plastic bags
HB 3116 - Providing that the Division of Environmental Protection shall prioritize application for surface-mining permits based on those tha
HB 3131 - Green Buildings Act
HB 3176 - Surface Owners Protection Act
HB 3265 - Relating to the electronic device takeback program
HB 3271 - Creating a tax credit for certain solar energy systems
HB 3279 - Prohibiting any permits authorizing the construction, enlargement or modification of any coal mine waste
HB 3326 - Relating to existing National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permits
HB 3339 - Facilitating the complete closure of the Gwinn, otherwise known as the Midwest Services Landfill, located in Summers County

Estates and Trusts (9 Bills)
HB 2097 - Permitting deed of trust or mortgage interest paid on a taxpayers' personal residences to be used for personal income tax purposes
HB 2336 - Relating generally to unemployment compensation and the unemployment compensation trust fund
HB 2629 - Providing an exemption from estate taxes and the Consumers Sales and Service Tax for certain expenses of any infant who dies befor
HB 2656 - Relating to appraisement of estates of deceased persons
HB 3027 - Providing an excise tax on the recordation of mortgages and deeds of trust
HB 3082 - Relating to the gathering and reporting of foreclosure data and statistics
HB 3169 - Providing a detailed standard of review that the county commission may apply in reviewing the findings of a fiduciary supervisor o
HB 3246 - Providing for nonexoneration of the secured debt of a decedent unless the will specifically provides for exoneration
HB 3295 - Relating to the West Virginia State Treasurer's Office

Ethics (7 Bills)
HB 2166 - Ethics Commission, Filing of Verified Time Records
HB 2167 - Ethics Commission, Voting
HB 2201 - Ethics Commission, Employment Exemptions
HB 2202 - Ethics Commission, Lobbying
HB 2203 - Ethics Commission, Purchase, Sale or Lease of Personal Property
HB 2204 - Ethics Commission, Interest in Public Contracts
HB 3038 - Relating to the enforcement powers of the Ethics Commission

Factory-Built Homes (1 Bills)
HB 2170 - Authorizing the Department of Commerce to promulgate legislative rules

Fire Fighting and Prevention (28 Bills)
HB 2003 - Authorizing paid municipal fire departments to investigate suspicious or illegal fires
HB 2031 - Permitting firework displays on public school property provided the State Superintendent and the Fire Marshal approve the display
HB 2144 - Providing State Treasury Fire Protection Fund revenue to the West Virginia State Fire Chiefs Association and the West Virginia Sta
HB 2251 - Providing meetings and conference rights for members of municipal fire departments
HB 2294 - Eliminating fees charged by the Criminal Identification Bureau to the State Police for providing certain information to volunteer
HB 2333 - Including ambulance and fire fees as part of the property tax assessment so that the fees and property taxes may be paid with the
HB 2409 - Providing that fire officers may use adjacent property to prevent fire from spreading
HB 2416 - Providing worker's compensation benefits to volunteer firefighters for cardiovascular or pulmonary diseases provided certain condi
HB 2421 - Requires that inoperable fire hydrants be painted black and be reported to emergency dispatch centers
HB 2519 - Allowing fireworks displays on public school property upon approval of the State Superintendent of Schools and the State Fire Mars
HB 2595 - Providing an exemption from gross income for members of volunteer fire departments for state personal income tax purposes
HB 2615 - Providing discounted motor registration fees for members of volunteer fire departments
HB 2627 - Permitting members of volunteer fire departments to participate in the state's public employees insurance plan
HB 2668 - Establishing a lottery scratch-off game for the benefit of West Virginia firefighters
HB 2669 - Providing an exemption from gross income for certain members of volunteer fire departments
HB 2689 - Dedicating a new surcharge on the policyholder of any fire insurance policy to defray costs incurred by volunteer fire companies t
HB 2789 - Increasing the surcharge on fire and casualty policies to benefit volunteer fire departments
HB 2817 - Fire Commission, WV State
HB 2818 - Fire Marshal, WV State
HB 2859 - Critical needs firefighters tax credit
HB 2874 - Providing a rebuttable presumption that a firefighter has developed a pulmonary disease or sustained a cardiovascular injury
HB 2930 - Including volunteer firefighters within the Public Employees Insurance Act
HB 2969 - Requiring firefighters to have annual hazardous materials training
HB 3045 - West Virginia Volunteer Firefighter Length of Service Act
HB 3071 - Providing that all fire alarm systems, including all components, shall be electronically supervised
HB 3078 - Reduced Cigarette Ignition Propensity Standard and Fire Prevention Act
HB 3133 - Relating to meeting and conference rights for members of police or fire departments employed by political subdivisions
HB 3158 - Providing assistance to certain political subdivision activities involving municipal policemen's and firemen's pensions and relief

Firearms (25 Bills)
HB 2075 - Allowing family court judges to carry concealed deadly weapons without obtaining a license
HB 2082 - Providing criminal penalties for negligently or carelessly shooting and wounding or killing a human being while hunting under the
HB 2121 - Making armed assault or conspiracy to commit armed assault upon school property or school personnel or students a felony
HB 2298 - Allowing mental hygiene commissioners to carry concealed weapons
HB 2299 - Limiting the purchase of handguns to one gun per month
HB 2316 - Relating to unlawful possession of deadly weapons by a minor
HB 2393 - Providing for mandatory sentences for any person who shoots a police officer on duty
HB 2422 - Clarifying what constitutes "on or about the person" regarding possession of a deadly weapon
HB 2428 - Permitting magistrates to carry concealed handguns without a permit
HB 2507 - Relating to the discharging of firearms within a certain distance of a dwelling house
HB 2628 - Restricting public access to concealed weapons permit records
HB 2695 - Providing criminal penalties for a hunter who fails to render aid to a person the hunter shoots while hunting
HB 2733 - Creating an annual sales tax holiday for purchases of guns and ammunition
HB 2752 - Eliminating the requirement of an applicant for a license to carry deadly weapons to provide his or her social security number
HB 2790 - Repealing the prohibition on bringing deadly weapons upon the State Capitol Complex
HB 2794 - Modifying restrictions relating to shooting and discharging firearms near certain areas
HB 2866 - Allowing a license to carry deadly weapons to remain valid until the applicant receives notice the application for renewal has bee
HB 3057 - Requiring all law-enforcement agencies to certify qualified law-enforcement officers to carry concealed firearms
HB 3086 - Permitting home incarceration supervisors to carry handguns in the course of their official duties
HB 3248 - Exempting members of the West Virginia Senate and House of Delegates from obtaining a license to carry concealed deadly weapons th
HB 3300 - Requiring a notification be placed on drivers' license and state identification cards when granted a concealed weapons permit
HB 3314 - Relating to concealed handgun licensing
HB 3331 - Prohibiting the taking of lawfully possessed arms and ammunition during a declared state of emergency or riot
HB 3333 - Relating to the regulation of carrying firearms
HB 3335 - Relating to limitations upon the keeping and bearing of arms

Food and Food Services (5 Bills)
HB 2019 - Prohibiting employees at restaurants from handling drinking vessels by touching on or near the vessel's brim
HB 2143 - Dedicating a portion of the receipts from the tax on food products to be distributed equally to each district of the Division of H
HB 2620 - Increasing the pay grade of cafeteria managers
HB 2650 - Eliminating the sales tax on food effective the first day of July, two thousand nine
HB 2681 - Eliminating the food tax, increasing the tax on nonintoxicating beer, increasing the cigarette tax, increasing the noncigarette to

Freedom of Information (1 Bills)
HB 2418 - Relating to exempting certain records of the Division of Corrections and Regional Jail Authority from the Freedom of Information A

Fuel (10 Bills)
HB 2066 - Prohibiting fractional pricing in the retail sale of gasoline
HB 2098 - Prohibiting oil and gas operators from daylighting
HB 2321 - Extending the alternative-fuel motor vehicle tax credit for ten years and making the credit retroactive from the expiration date o
HB 2322 - Authorizing a corporation net income tax credit for reducing charges for home heating fuel and propane gas provided to low-income
HB 2521 - Reducing the wholesale tax on heating fuel, off road fuels, kerosene and propane used for home heating purposes or off road use
HB 2619 - Exempting existing churches from paying tax on propane and other forms of heating oil
HB 2698 - Relating to pipeline companies paying a special license fee
HB 2833 - Clarifying the taxation of natural gas and oil
HB 2968 - Requiring the State Fire Commission to establish safety standards for liquefied petroleum gas systems
HB 3237 - Making it an unfair trade practice to refuse to refill a propane gas tank

Funds (30 Bills)
HB 2044 - Including Salem International University as an eligible institution and modifying provisions regarding eligible higher education i
HB 2058 - No State-Funded Transportation for Abortion Act
HB 2144 - Providing State Treasury Fire Protection Fund revenue to the West Virginia State Fire Chiefs Association and the West Virginia Sta
HB 2165 - DEP-Water Resources, State Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund
HB 2257 - Prohibiting family planning centers that receive state funding from discussing abortion
HB 2274 - Relating to the distribution of the State Treasurer's "Road Fund"
HB 2317 - Requiring racetracks who are licensed to operate video lottery terminals pay a fee of one thousand dollars for each machine and th
HB 2327 - Providing cost-of-living benefits to retired teachers funded from the severance tax collections on natural gas
HB 2336 - Relating generally to unemployment compensation and the unemployment compensation trust fund
HB 2372 - Authorizing county commissions to use impact fees to fund the building and operation of libraries and to administer and provide af
HB 2387 - Establishing in the state treasury a targeted minority economic development fund to address economic issues of minorities and mino
HB 2407 - Relating to trustee accounts and funds, earnings and personal property of inmates
HB 2506 - Prohibiting state funding for the distribution of holiday or greeting cards by elected officials, state employees, departments or
HB 2525 - Capping the amount paid into the Berkeley County Library Fund by the Berkeley County Court
HB 2538 - Relating to supplemental funding for the provision of alternative programs for limited English proficient students
HB 2555 - Establishing the West Virginia Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War Commission and Fund
HB 2569 - Creating the Juvenile Services Reimbursement Offender Fund
HB 2574 - Prohibiting certain nursing homes from using state funds for activities unrelated to the provision of health care services
HB 2582 - Establishing a corporate tax credit up to fifty percent of the corporation's net income tax for contributions to scholarship funds
HB 2610 - Prohibiting state funding of abortions
HB 2643 - Prohibiting the naming of a publicly funded building, road, structure or project which receives any operating or construction mone
HB 2676 - Prohibiting elected or appointed officials from using public funds to purchase, distribute or disseminate certain items and public
HB 2683 - Increasing the amount allocated from the wireless enhanced 911 fee to be deposited into the enhanced 911 wireless tower access ass
HB 2687 - Relating to infrastructure projects funded by the West Virginia Infrastructure Fund
HB 2729 - Creating the West Virginia Addictions Treatment and Recovery Fund
HB 2797 - Prohibiting state funding of abortions
HB 2912 - Creating a board and fund to be used to maintain abandoned cemeteries
HB 3056 - Removing language that prohibits the state from using a county's General Revenue Fund for historic preservation
HB 3151 - Relating to the frequency of funding of the courtesy patrol program
HB 3321 - Relating to the frequency of funding of the courtesy patrol program

Funeral Services (8 Bills)
HB 2045 - Relating to funeral and cremation expenses for indigent persons
HB 2776 - Exempting funeral procession from paying turnpike tolls
HB 2905 - Increasing the distance required for surface mining activity in relation to cemeteries
HB 2912 - Creating a board and fund to be used to maintain abandoned cemeteries
HB 2928 - Clarifying procedures for protection of graves and burial sites
HB 2940 - Exempting funeral establishments and authorized representatives of the deceased from any sales tax regarding goods and services
HB 2957 - Requiring the county extension service to collect applicable data regarding the locations of all cemeteries within West Virginia
HB 3051 - Providing veterans' death certificates to families and funeral directors at no cost

Gaming Activities (12 Bills)
HB 2117 - Reallocating the proceeds from limited video lottery by increasing the percentages payable to counties, municipalities and retaile
HB 2317 - Requiring racetracks who are licensed to operate video lottery terminals pay a fee of one thousand dollars for each machine and th
HB 2351 - Prohibiting the placement of automated teller machines (ATM) in establishments that contain video lottery terminals
HB 2388 - Expanding the membership of the Racing Commission and reorganizing the administrative functions
HB 2430 - Providing workers' compensation coverage for certain employees who perform duties attendant to racing activities
HB 2556 - Prohibiting lottery form using minors in advertising during school hours
HB 2668 - Establishing a lottery scratch-off game for the benefit of West Virginia firefighters
HB 2725 - Suspending the future issuing of new video lottery licenses
HB 2882 - Transferring authority over racing, boxing, charitable bingo, raffle, games and charitable lottery to the State Gaming and Alcohol
HB 3084 - Updating the code in order to achieve conformity between operations of video lottery and authorized games of chance at the histori
HB 3144 - Establishing the state road benefit instant lottery scratch-off game
HB 3258 - Permitting certain municipalities and counties to double their proportionate share of adjusted gross receipts from licensed racetr

Governmental Agencies (24 Bills)
HB 2050 - Expanding the counties covered by West Virginia Route 2 and Interstate 68 Authority to include Cabell, Mason and Jackson counties;
HB 2151 - Administration, Purchasing Division
HB 2179 - Administration, Parking
HB 2180 - Administration, Rules and Regulations for Fair Market Price Determination
HB 2181 - Administration, Rules and Regulations Statewide Contract
HB 2182 - Administration, Rules for Qualifications for Participation
HB 2244 - Prohibiting solid waste authorities from duplicating or competing with private recycling businesses
HB 2275 - Regulating telemarketing for quasi-state agencies
HB 2461 - Creating a State Trail Authority within the West Virginia Development Office
HB 2498 - Providing that actions in which the state is a party be brought in the county which is affected or related to the controversy
HB 2506 - Prohibiting state funding for the distribution of holiday or greeting cards by elected officials, state employees, departments or
HB 2567 - Relating to filing agency rules with the Secretary of State under the Administrative Procedures Act
HB 2692 - Requiring the Secretary of Administration to promulgate rules for travel reimbursement equal to the federal standard mileage rate
HB 2713 - Relating to a study and investigation on issues in connection with creating a pilot program for child day care centers operated by
HB 2807 - West Virginia Geographical Information System
HB 2838 - Creating the Governor's Office of Health Enhancement and Lifestyle Planning to oversee coordination of state agencies, departments
HB 3046 - Clarifying provisions relating to the appointment, qualifications, powers and duties of the Director of the General Services Divis
HB 3049 - Authorizing the Chief Technology Officer to receive confidential records and have access to an agencies' database
HB 3052 - Eliminating the statutorily set salary of the Director of the Division of Personnel so the pay of the director can be made competi
HB 3053 - Changing some functions of the Division of Personnel
HB 3054 - Clarifying that the Real Estate Division of the Department of Administration has the power and duty of acquiring and disposing of
HB 3155 - Relating to the renewal of the West Virginia Small Business Linked Deposit Program
HB 3230 - Providing for the redistricting office of the Joint Committee on Government and Finance to propose redistricting plans during cens
HB 3275 - Changing the date through which governmental entities are required to purchase workers' compensation

Governor (2 Bills)
HB 2640 - Authorizing the Governor to appoint an additional member to the Surface Mine Board that represents the interest of labor
HB 2658 - Requiring state offices, agencies, boards and commissions to submit annual reports electronically

Governor -- Bills Requested By (25 Bills)
HB 2010 - Budget Bill, making appropriations of public money out of the treasury in accordance with section fifty-one, article six of the Co
HB 2334 - Providing restrictions for an elected or appointed public official relating to reemployment after retirement
HB 2335 - Relating to the federal "Yellow Ribbon G. I. Education Enhancement Program"
HB 2336 - Relating generally to unemployment compensation and the unemployment compensation trust fund
HB 2337 - Authorizing the Governor to pay a nonbase building salary enhancement to eligible state employees
HB 2401 - Providing for the expiration of the alternative minimum tax
HB 2402 - Relating to the annual school calendar
HB 2405 - Relating to Public Defender Services and raising the hourly rate of compensation for panel attorneys
HB 2406 - Relating to unlawful expenditures by a local fiscal body
HB 2565 - Relating to industrial accidents and emergencies
HB 2572 - Relating to classification of retail licenses for the sale of liquor
HB 2682 - Alternative and Renewable Energy Portfolio Act
HB 2765 - Updating the meaning of "federal adjusted gross income" and certain other terms in the West Virginia Personal Income Tax Act
HB 2832 - Relating to critical skills evaluations for students in grades three and eight
HB 2833 - Clarifying the taxation of natural gas and oil
HB 2834 - Capping the amount of a PROMISE scholarship, dissolving the PROMISE Board, and reconstituting the Financial Aid Advisory Board
HB 2835 - Relating to the Office of Coalfield Community Development and master land use plans
HB 2836 - School Innovation Zones Act
HB 2860 - Regulating the sequestration and storage of carbon dioxide
HB 2882 - Transferring authority over racing, boxing, charitable bingo, raffle, games and charitable lottery to the State Gaming and Alcohol
HB 2902 - Updating the meaning of "federal taxable income" used in the West Virginia Corporation Net Income Tax Act to conform with the Inte
HB 2976 - Requiring the State Fire Commission to promulgate rules pertaining to the State Building Code
HB 2977 - Relating to the procurement of engineering services
HB 3000 - Relating to a business and occupation tax on the business of the transmission of electricity through certain electric transmission
HB 3006 - Relating to the hiring, termination, transfer and reassignment of teachers and school personnel

Hazardous Materials (11 Bills)
HB 2034 - Relating to the eliminating of mercury in vaccines
HB 2161 - DEP-Air Quality, Control of Air Pollution from Hazardous Waste Treatment
HB 2195 - DEP-Waste Management, Hazardous Waste Management System
HB 2196 - DEP-Waste Management, Assessment of Civil Administrative Penalties
HB 2197 - DEP-Waste Management, Hazardous Waste Management Fee
HB 2244 - Prohibiting solid waste authorities from duplicating or competing with private recycling businesses
HB 2489 - Requiring mine operators to provide notice of hazardous chemical substances and lead exposure to its employees
HB 2499 - Requiring the Department of Environmental Protection to remediate any waste tire pile in the state consisting of more than twenty-
HB 2529 - Relating to the practice of environmental health science and public health sanitation
HB 2813 - Highways, WV Division of, Transportation of Hazardous Wastes
HB 2969 - Requiring firefighters to have annual hazardous materials training

Health (And Related Subheadings) (60 Bills)
HB 2019 - Prohibiting employees at restaurants from handling drinking vessels by touching on or near the vessel's brim
HB 2022 - Relating to the investigation and prosecution of cases involving child abuse and neglect
HB 2028 - Providing that when any body part of an unborn child is outside the womb, the child is born, and is considered a citizen of the st
HB 2034 - Relating to the eliminating of mercury in vaccines
HB 2039 - Establishing the Consent to Health Care of Minors Act
HB 2065 - Relating to issuing a certificate of birth resulting in stillbirth
HB 2073 - Requiring that abortion providers notify the parents of a minor seeking an abortion forty-eight hours before performing the proced
HB 2091 - Requiring public notice of state plan amendments prior to submission and increasing the membership of the Medicaid Advisory Board
HB 2214 - Medicine, Definition of Surgery
HB 2215 - Medicine, Licensure, Disciplinary and Complaint Procedures
HB 2216 - Medicine, Regulation of Restricted License
HB 2221 - Physical Therapy, General Provisions
HB 2233 - Veterinary Medicine, Schedule of Fees
HB 2238 - Providing rape victims with reliable emergency information regarding pregnancy and abortion, and providing those victims with emer
HB 2255 - Relating to the "Mandated Benefits Review Act"
HB 2264 - Requiring the Office of Miners Health and Safety to employ qualified diesel inspectors
HB 2302 - Prohibiting the performance of any abortion when the woman seeking it is doing so solely on account of the gender of the fetus
HB 2329 - Requiring all high schools include in their health classes a course in fetal development
HB 2332 - Providing state health care services for all active and inactive duty military personnel
HB 2344 - Relating to medicaid monitoring and case management
HB 2354 - Creating the Traumatic Brain Injury Services Commission
HB 2404 - Relating to inmate reimbursement for medical services provided to persons held in regional jails
HB 2417 - Making any willful failure to provide benefits under a discount medical plan organization and discount prescription drug plan orga
HB 2431 - Emergency Contraception Education Act
HB 2439 - Providing for the appointment of a commission to develop and conduct a field test of comprehensive, integrated statewide standardi
HB 2503 - Requiring licensed tattoo artist to inform patrons, prior to performing the tattoo procedure, of the potential problems that a tat
HB 2529 - Relating to the practice of environmental health science and public health sanitation
HB 2542 - "Jason Flatt Act of 2009"
HB 2583 - Requiring health care providers to release unemancipated minor's medical records for drug testing to a parent or legal guardian wi
HB 2590 - Requiring the Department of Health and Human Resources to maintain information for public dissemination relative to judicial bypas
HB 2609 - Establishing criminal penalties for interfering with medical treatment of a railroad employee
HB 2693 - Including testing for illegal drugs in newborns
HB 2712 - Relating to rule making requirements of the Department of Health and Human Services
HB 2720 - Genetic Information Privacy Act
HB 2740 - Eliminating the authority to appoint coguardians and coconservators for mental hygiene proceedings
HB 2745 - Relating to the Healthy West Virginia Program
HB 2748 - Relating to the certificate of need process
HB 2773 - Increasing the monetary penalties for selling tobacco products to minors
HB 2780 - Emergency Credentialing for Health Care Providers Act
HB 2788 - Protecting incapacitated adults from abuse or neglect by a caregiver
HB 2837 - Uniform Maternal Screening Act
HB 2838 - Creating the Governor's Office of Health Enhancement and Lifestyle Planning to oversee coordination of state agencies, departments
HB 2847 - Prohibiting the use of the body of a fetus for certain purposes
HB 2878 - Abortion Complication Reporting Act
HB 2885 - Establishing a uniform credentialing form and creating a single credentialing verification organization (CVO)
HB 2908 - Raising the age of consent that a minor may refuse health treatment
HB 2916 - Relating to the Emergency Medical Services Act
HB 2932 - Requiring the approval of board of health rules relating to tobacco use in public or private places
HB 2942 - Prohibiting subsidies to entities that perform abortions
HB 2949 - Ensuring Patient Safety Act
HB 3004 - Permitting individual taxpayers a modification to state income tax for medical expenses exceeding two percent of their federal adj
HB 3069 - Providing medical and nonmedical exemptions from mandatory immunizations for school children
HB 3083 - Permitting blood donations by persons age sixteen with parental consent
HB 3106 - Relating to the care of aborted fetuses
HB 3135 - Reporting abortions that have been performed due to perceived congenital defects of fetuses and providing a civil penalty for fail
HB 3166 - Health Care Affordability Act
HB 3234 - Requiring that fetal models be displayed in public schools
HB 3262 - Relating to health care provider tax
HB 3292 - Extending the expiration date of the Comprehensive Behavioral Health Commission
HB 3336 - Continuing early intervention services to families with developmentally delayed infants and toddlers but eliminating the cost-free

Health -- Facilities (29 Bills)
HB 2035 - Requiring a woman, prior to an abortion, to have a pregnancy test administered at the facility where the abortion is to be perform
HB 2049 - Providing that a legally unlicensed personal care home may house up to four unrelated residents if there is at least one full-time
HB 2054 - Providing a mechanism whereby unused, unexpired nonnarcotic drugs previously owned by a deceased nursing home patient or resident
HB 2055 - Requiring nursing homes to publicly post staffing information and granting rights to family councils
HB 2127 - Providing for a pilot project intended to divert low-income residents from early institutionalization
HB 2146 - Requiring abortion facilities to have certain written policies and procedures
HB 2206 - Health, Public Water Systems
HB 2257 - Prohibiting family planning centers that receive state funding from discussing abortion
HB 2278 - Requiring that abortions be performed in hospitals or by physicians with admitting privileges to a hospital within the local servi
HB 2364 - Providing standards for hospitals' charity care programs and bad debt collection programs
HB 2377 - Providing for the adequate staffing of nursing homes and training of nursing home staff
HB 2447 - Establishing county and municipal authorities to provide for and maintain facilities to house Child Advocacy Centers
HB 2458 - Reinstating the sales tax exemption for comprehensive mental health care centers
HB 2516 - Prohibiting a business or organization from performing abortions in a public facility
HB 2543 - Prohibiting abortions at state college or university medical facilities, except when the abortion is necessary to save the life of
HB 2568 - Requiring background checks on applicants for residence in nursing homes and assisted living residences
HB 2574 - Prohibiting certain nursing homes from using state funds for activities unrelated to the provision of health care services
HB 2636 - Requiring facilities providing abortions to obtain parental notification or consent in writing
HB 2644 - Relating to prohibiting the establishment of new methadone treatment programs
HB 2647 - Prohibiting the establishment of methadone treatment programs and clinics except those operated by comprehensive community mental
HB 2729 - Creating the West Virginia Addictions Treatment and Recovery Fund
HB 2743 - Establishing pilot projects for patient centered medical homes
HB 2785 - Requiring that every house, dwelling or business located in an area where public water services are made available for the first t
HB 2848 - Requiring development of a program for payment of personal needs funds to Medicaid recipients in nursing homes
HB 2913 - Relating to the Statewide Independent Living Council
HB 3060 - Prohibiting the establishment of new methadone treatment programs and clinics except for programs operated as community health cen
HB 3124 - Requiring the Department of Health and Human Resources and Medicaid to provide financial assistance to persons in assisted living
HB 3172 - Increasing the compensation for employees of the Mildred Mitchell-Bateman Hospital and the William R. Sharpe, Jr. Hospital
HB 3311 - Clarifying that hospitals owned or operated by nonprofit corporations, nonprofit associations or local government units have only

Health -- Insurance (21 Bills)
HB 2048 - Providing for the continuance of medical coverage for the spouse of a deceased retired public employee for any period previously p
HB 2111 - Expanding the West Virginia Children's Health Insurance Program to children of certain state employees
HB 2123 - Assigning benefits directly to providers based on the patients assignment of benefit form
HB 2332 - Providing state health care services for all active and inactive duty military personnel
HB 2425 - Requiring employers to provide health insurance to employees working on public improvement projects
HB 2478 - Health Insurance for Employees
HB 2518 - Expanding West Virginia Children's Health Insurance Program to children of employees whose annual income is twenty-five thousand d
HB 2576 - Providing a corporate tax credit for qualified health insurance policies
HB 2584 - Providing a state tax deduction for amounts paid for health insurance under certain circumstances
HB 2591 - Requiring annual adjustments of certain provider payments
HB 2605 - Requiring accident and sickness insurance providers and HMO's to cover the treatment of Lyme disease
HB 2635 - Allowing the federal adjusted gross income deduction for the amount spent for medical expenses
HB 2655 - Providing crime watch members coverage under the West Virginia Public Employees Insurance health coverage plan
HB 2660 - Expanding the definition of limited health care service
HB 2679 - Providing a tax credit to medical providers in an amount equal to their investment in electronic medical record technology
HB 2747 - Creating a temporary reinvestment fee for health insurers, third party administrators and others
HB 3022 - Creating a medical home health care plan for uninsured adults
HB 3035 - Reassigning the responsibility for providing notice to in-state medical providers and receiving provider elections to opt out of t
HB 3126 - Requiring the DHHR to annually review and adjust rates it pays to care providers
HB 3190 - Allowing the purchase of service credit for those emergency services officers who transferred into the Emergency Medical Services
HB 3250 - Excluding indigent persons from receiving health care records free of charge when represented by an organization or an attorney th

Health -- Personnel (39 Bills)
HB 2014 - Eliminating the severance tax and the health care provider tax on behavior health providers
HB 2029 - Ensuring that medical workers have the right to refuse to participate in any abortion-related activity
HB 2053 - Prohibiting pharmacists and other persons involved in dispensing medicines from refusing to fill prescriptions
HB 2136 - Providing limited immunity from civil damages for persons who volunteer their services to public health departments
HB 2175 - Social Work Examiners, Fee Schedule
HB 2205 - Health, Licensure of Medical Adult Day Care Centers
HB 2207 - Health, Tuberculosis Testing, Control, Treatment and Commitment
HB 2223 - Registered Professional Nurses, Policies Standards and Criteria for the Evaluation and Accreditation of Colleges or Schools of Nur
HB 2224 - Registered Professional Nurses, Limited Prescriptive Authority
HB 2226 - Respiratory Care, Student Temporary Permits
HB 2248 - Requiring employers to pay nurses at their regular rate of pay for all the time they are on-call on the employer's premises
HB 2263 - Requiring medical practitioners who perform abortions to estimate the gestational age of the fetus by using ultrasound
HB 2278 - Requiring that abortions be performed in hospitals or by physicians with admitting privileges to a hospital within the local servi
HB 2303 - Allowing pharmacists and other individuals involved in dispensing medicines to refuse to fill prescriptions or dispense any substa
HB 2309 - Updating the law governing the practice of occupational therapy
HB 2339 - Allowing a hospital physician to decline performing an abortion when a mother's life is not in imminent danger
HB 2377 - Providing for the adequate staffing of nursing homes and training of nursing home staff
HB 2382 - Salary increase for sanitarian employees of the division of health
HB 2391 - Providing a loan forgiveness program for nurses
HB 2394 - Authorizing the issuance of special license plates for pharmacists
HB 2398 - Providing that certain mental hygiene commissioners are eligible for membership in the Public Employees Retirement System
HB 2423 - Relating to the Board of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy Technology
HB 2486 - Exempting from the nursing licensing provisions the care of the sick when done in connection with the practice of religious tenets
HB 2493 - Requiring a physician to receive written consent from at least one parent or legal guardian before an abortion is performed on an
HB 2520 - Reporting requirements when it is suspected that a women suffered injury or death due to induced abortion
HB 2532 - Creating licensure for Marriage and Family Therapists
HB 2533 - Updating the law governing the practice of veterinary medicine
HB 2630 - Issuing special license plates for registered nurses and licensed practical nurses
HB 2696 - Authorizing certain persons who are emergency medical technician-paramedics to apply to obtain a license to practice registered pr
HB 2706 - Relating to exempting physicians from obtaining Medicaid preauthorization for certain medical conditions
HB 2717 - Requiring physicians performing abortions take steps designed to save the life of any aborted live fetus
HB 2741 - Authorizing mental hygiene commissioners to sign readmission orders
HB 2770 - Relating to the Emergency Medical Services Retirement System Act
HB 2906 - Prohibiting persons who are not licensed physicians from performing an abortion
HB 3021 - Medication Administration by Certified Medicine Aides Act
HB 3044 - Relating to unauthorized practice of medicine and surgery or podiatry or as a physician assistant
HB 3172 - Increasing the compensation for employees of the Mildred Mitchell-Bateman Hospital and the William R. Sharpe, Jr. Hospital
HB 3177 - Banning abortions in instances where the fetus could survive if delivered and providing a criminal penalty for violations
HB 3187 - Prohibiting the Department of Health and Human Resources from being involved in aiding or assisting any person to obtain an aborti

Holidays (7 Bills)
HB 2064 - Designating the seventh day of December, "Pearl Harbor Day," as a legal state holiday
HB 2113 - Providing overtime pay for all employees who are required to work holidays regardless if the holiday hours are in excess of a fort
HB 2506 - Prohibiting state funding for the distribution of holiday or greeting cards by elected officials, state employees, departments or
HB 2592 - Providing Good Friday as a state legal holiday
HB 3088 - Allowing parents or the school to serve sweets during the holidays if the school receives parental or guardian consent
HB 3089 - Designating December 7 of each year as "West Virginia Patriots of World War II" and making it a state holiday
HB 3291 - Adding a special memorial day to celebrate the victory of democracy in the Cold War

Human Services (33 Bills)
HB 2015 - Creating the criminal offense of injury to a pregnant woman that results in miscarriage or stillbirth
HB 2028 - Providing that when any body part of an unborn child is outside the womb, the child is born, and is considered a citizen of the st
HB 2045 - Relating to funeral and cremation expenses for indigent persons
HB 2057 - Requiring the department of health and human resources to enforce specific abortion clinic regulations
HB 2123 - Assigning benefits directly to providers based on the patients assignment of benefit form
HB 2127 - Providing for a pilot project intended to divert low-income residents from early institutionalization
HB 2208 - Human Services, Child Care Center Licensing
HB 2344 - Relating to medicaid monitoring and case management
HB 2353 - Relating to the crime victims compensation program
HB 2374 - Requiring any faith-based facility that counsels women regarding contraception, abortion or pregnancy to maintain a quality assura
HB 2431 - Emergency Contraception Education Act
HB 2440 - Relating to the insertion of language which defines acts of violence and makes its false reporting a felony
HB 2644 - Relating to prohibiting the establishment of new methadone treatment programs
HB 2678 - Providing for payment of unemployment compensation when a person misses work due to domestic violence
HB 2710 - Increasing criminal penalty to commit malicious assault, unlawful assault, battery or assault upon a child protective caseworker o
HB 2712 - Relating to rule making requirements of the Department of Health and Human Services
HB 2788 - Protecting incapacitated adults from abuse or neglect by a caregiver
HB 2837 - Uniform Maternal Screening Act
HB 2848 - Requiring development of a program for payment of personal needs funds to Medicaid recipients in nursing homes
HB 2850 - Requiring recipients of state assistance to show photo identification
HB 2884 - Long-Term Care Partnership Program
HB 2888 - Requiring the DHHR to provide matching funds for trust income disbursed to support autistic minors
HB 2908 - Raising the age of consent that a minor may refuse health treatment
HB 2950 - Creating the Neighborhood Housing and Economic Stabilization Program for low-income minority neighborhoods
HB 3007 - Implementing random drug testing for recipients of federal-state assistance, state assistance and unemployment compensation
HB 3069 - Providing medical and nonmedical exemptions from mandatory immunizations for school children
HB 3124 - Requiring the Department of Health and Human Resources and Medicaid to provide financial assistance to persons in assisted living
HB 3126 - Requiring the DHHR to annually review and adjust rates it pays to care providers
HB 3159 - Prohibiting moneys from any state fund or funding source to be expended for any abortion unless the abortion qualifies for federal
HB 3170 - Relating to WV Guardianship and Conservatorship Act
HB 3268 - Long Term Care Redistribution Act
HB 3306 - Relating to fraud and associated violations involving Medicaid
HB 3336 - Continuing early intervention services to families with developmentally delayed infants and toddlers but eliminating the cost-free

Infrastructure (4 Bills)
HB 2425 - Requiring employers to provide health insurance to employees working on public improvement projects
HB 2427 - Requiring contractors awarded state public works construction projects to meet time restrictions for the completion of a public wo
HB 2687 - Relating to infrastructure projects funded by the West Virginia Infrastructure Fund
HB 3142 - Prohibiting counties from using service fees or user fees to finance infrastructure projects

Inspections (4 Bills)
HB 2152 - Agriculture, Schedule of Charges for Inspection Services
HB 2211 - Labor, Standards for Weights and Measures Inspectors
HB 2264 - Requiring the Office of Miners Health and Safety to employ qualified diesel inspectors
HB 2295 - Requiring a certified person to examine underground mines after cutting and welding has been performed

Insurance -- Health (28 Bills)
HB 2111 - Expanding the West Virginia Children's Health Insurance Program to children of certain state employees
HB 2148 - Providing a corporate tax credit for qualified health insurance policies provided by corporate employers to employees
HB 2210 - Insurance Commission, Preneed Life Insurance Minimum Standards
HB 2425 - Requiring employers to provide health insurance to employees working on public improvement projects
HB 2478 - Health Insurance for Employees
HB 2518 - Expanding West Virginia Children's Health Insurance Program to children of employees whose annual income is twenty-five thousand d
HB 2576 - Providing a corporate tax credit for qualified health insurance policies
HB 2584 - Providing a state tax deduction for amounts paid for health insurance under certain circumstances
HB 2605 - Requiring accident and sickness insurance providers and HMO's to cover the treatment of Lyme disease
HB 2655 - Providing crime watch members coverage under the West Virginia Public Employees Insurance health coverage plan
HB 2789 - Increasing the surcharge on fire and casualty policies to benefit volunteer fire departments
HB 2821 - Insurance Commission, coordination of health benefits
HB 2822 - Insurance Commission, long-term care insurance
HB 2823 - Insurance Commission, actuarial opinion and memorandum rule
HB 2824 - Insurance Commission, Viatical Settlements
HB 2825 - Insurance Commission, discount medical plan organizations
HB 2858 - Requiring insurance coverage for autism spectrum disorder
HB 2867 - Relating to autism spectrum disorder
HB 3002 - Allowing private citizens the freedom to enter into private contracts for health care services or health care coverage or both
HB 3008 - Relating to the Model Health Plan for Uninsurable Individuals Act
HB 3018 - Relating to training of insurance producers selling long-term care products
HB 3035 - Reassigning the responsibility for providing notice to in-state medical providers and receiving provider elections to opt out of t
HB 3047 - Clarifying that the Director of the Public Employees Insurance Agency is authorized to enter into capitated provider arrangements
HB 3048 - Permitting PEIA to promulgate a rule to charge fees to employers who transact business with the agency by paper
HB 3278 - Relating to the life and health insurance guaranty association
HB 3288 - Relating to mental health parity
HB 3306 - Relating to fraud and associated violations involving Medicaid
HB 3307 - Requiring managed care plan providers to reimburse limited out of network medical expenses

Insurance -- Motor Vehicles (6 Bills)
HB 2006 - Requiring color coded certificates of insurance to be placed on the windshield of the insured motor vehicle
HB 2071 - Prohibiting discrimination in rates by insurance companies because of having filed claims under the uninsured and under insured c
HB 2509 - Relating to proof of financial responsibility in motor vehicle insurance
HB 2526 - Allowing persons involved in motor vehicle accidents to receive pertinent information at no charge in order to file a timely insur
HB 2537 - Preventing insurers from increasing the rates for auto liability or homeowners insurance for persons over the age of sixty-five ba
HB 2895 - Determining the value of a motor vehicle in a claim

Insurance -- Public Employees (20 Bills)
HB 2116 - Increasing the multiplier for a retirement annuity in the public employees retirement system, and deleting language which allows i
HB 2287 - Crediting a deceased teacher's sick leave toward continued insurance coverage for a surviving spouse and other dependents
HB 2346 - Providing that the PEIA Finance Board may make optional plans available as an IRS plan or as part of the preferred provider benefi
HB 2482 - Relating to the spouse and dependent insurance coverage under the West Virginia Public Employees' Insurance Act
HB 2627 - Permitting members of volunteer fire departments to participate in the state's public employees insurance plan
HB 2646 - Defining the term "Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug Plan" in the public employees insurance act
HB 2767 - Changing the membership of the PEIA Financial Board
HB 2897 - Authorizing insurance to married workers without children at reduced rates under the West Virginia Public Employees Insurance Act
HB 2927 - Requiring the Legislature to approve changes in costs imposed by the Public Employees Insurance Agency Finance Board
HB 2930 - Including volunteer firefighters within the Public Employees Insurance Act
HB 2956 - Prohibiting the finance board pursuant to the West Virginia Public Employees Insurance Act from increasing the types and levels of
HB 2959 - Prohibiting premium subsidies in the Public Employees Insurance Agency health plans for retirees who were hired on or after Januar
HB 3015 - Authorizing the director of the Public Employees Insurance Agency to promulgate rules for underwriting requirements for nonstate e
HB 3020 - Requiring that employers participating in the Public Employees Insurance Agency plans, provide, upon request, all reasonable docum
HB 3043 - Prohibiting extended coverage upon retirement based on years of service for new higher education employees
HB 3047 - Clarifying that the Director of the Public Employees Insurance Agency is authorized to enter into capitated provider arrangements
HB 3077 - Repealing existing provisions on limited benefit plans and creating a new program under which insurance companies would submit lim
HB 3103 - Crediting increases in copays, coinsurance, deductibles and out of pocket maximums adopted by the PEIA Finance Board to the twenty
HB 3145 - Giving municipalities with less than twenty-five employees the right to buy into becoming employees pursuant to the West Virginia
HB 3162 - Prohibiting coverage for abortions under insurance plans provided under the Public Employees Insurance Act

Insurance (And Related Subheadings) (28 Bills)
HB 2021 - Giving the Insurance Commissioner the power to regulate and penalize self-insured employers
HB 2092 - Prohibiting inquiries reflected on a credit report from adversely affecting an application for insurance
HB 2130 - Prohibiting law-enforcement officers from asking crime victims if they have insurance coverage to cover losses occasioned by crimi
HB 2209 - Insurance Commission, Continuing Education for Individual Insurance Producers
HB 2210 - Insurance Commission, Preneed Life Insurance Minimum Standards
HB 2240 - Prohibiting the use of a person's credit history in insurance transactions
HB 2282 - Prohibiting the use of a credit score in casualty insurance rate filings
HB 2369 - Increasing the amount of mine subsidence insurance reinsured by the board of risk management
HB 2451 - Prohibiting the use of credit scoring as a consideration in calculating auto and homeowners insurance rates
HB 2457 - Requiring group insurance companies and third party administrators to furnish claims experience to policyholders
HB 2552 - Revising Insurance Commissioner reporting requirements to the Legislature on workers' compensation insurance rules
HB 2591 - Requiring annual adjustments of certain provider payments
HB 2689 - Dedicating a new surcharge on the policyholder of any fire insurance policy to defray costs incurred by volunteer fire companies t
HB 2757 - Relating to financial audits of insurers
HB 2777 - Prohibiting the use of a person's credit history in insurance transactions
HB 2821 - Insurance Commission, coordination of health benefits
HB 2826 - Insurance Commission, Professional Employer Organizations
HB 2975 - Authorizing the insurance commissioner to order restitution in certain cases
HB 2987 - Enabling insurers authorized to sell insurance coverage in selected states to engage in the business of insurance in West Virginia
HB 3010 - Granting designated employees of the Insurance Commissioner access to certain information kept by the West Virginia Board of Pharm
HB 3029 - Requiring a notice of availability of owner's title insurance in connection with a loan
HB 3040 - Expanding the insurance fraud unit
HB 3101 - Providing that borrowers are free to choose settlement service providers and insurers, subject to reasonable approval by lenders
HB 3171 - Defining that if any two or more political subdivisions establish and maintain a self-insurance pool, the operation of such pool w
HB 3264 - Eliminating the doctrine of "constructive exhaustion", relating to an insured's right to recover underinsured benefits
HB 3274 - Relating to escrowing fire insurance proceeds for debris removal
HB 3297 - Relating to the Office of Consumer Advocacy, and allowing the Director to participate in the review and consideration of any rate
HB 3323 - Clarifying that an insurance policy should be voidable from the date of its issuance if an insured fails to provide consideration

Interim Studies (6 Bills)
HB 2234 - Relating to increasing the maximum cash award the Employee Suggestion Award Board may make for an individual award
HB 2566 - Expanding applicability of increased penalties for crimes against certain protected persons
HB 2569 - Creating the Juvenile Services Reimbursement Offender Fund
HB 2570 - Correctional Industries Act of 2009
HB 2901 - Relating to limitations on expending hotel occupancy tax proceeds
HB 3186 - Increasing the stipend paid to mentor teachers and enforcing teacher mentor provisions

Internet (5 Bills)
HB 2400 - Establishes the State Police as the entity which is authorized to issue administrative subpoenas to internet service providers in
HB 2439 - Providing for the appointment of a commission to develop and conduct a field test of comprehensive, integrated statewide standardi
HB 2658 - Requiring state offices, agencies, boards and commissions to submit annual reports electronically
HB 2679 - Providing a tax credit to medical providers in an amount equal to their investment in electronic medical record technology
HB 3019 - Relating to obscene, anonymous, harassing and threatening communications by computer

Labor (30 Bills)
HB 2021 - Giving the Insurance Commissioner the power to regulate and penalize self-insured employers
HB 2129 - Requiring bids under state contract to disclose the location of work to be performed or risk state termination of the contract
HB 2168 - Labor, Packaging and Labeling
HB 2169 - Labor, Method of Sale of Commodities
HB 2170 - Authorizing the Department of Commerce to promulgate legislative rules
HB 2171 - Labor, Weights and Measures Calibration Fees
HB 2211 - Labor, Standards for Weights and Measures Inspectors
HB 2212 - Labor, Amusement Rides and Attractions Safety Act
HB 2213 - Labor, Elevator Safety Act
HB 2236 - Making the use of permanent replacements for striking workers an unfair labor practice in certain instances
HB 2247 - Providing an employee the right to decline to work more than forty hours in a workweek
HB 2355 - Removing certain exceptions in the definitions of employer and employee covered by the West Virginia minimum wage law
HB 2411 - Requiring that workplace fatalities be reported to the Division of Labor
HB 2640 - Authorizing the Governor to appoint an additional member to the Surface Mine Board that represents the interest of labor
HB 2751 - Exempting nonprofit corporations from paying prevailing wages in certain circumstances
HB 2768 - Exempting construction performed on behalf of educational authorities from prevailing wage requirements
HB 2771 - Relating to the West Virginia Alcohol and Drug-Free Workplace Act
HB 2784 - Establishing prevailing hourly rates to be used in connection with the construction of public improvements
HB 2827 - Labor, supervision of elevator mechanics and apprentices
HB 2871 - Verifying legal employment status of workers
HB 2883 - West Virginia Right to Work Law
HB 2909 - Exempting certain construction projects performed on behalf of county or municipal governments from the prevailing wage laws
HB 3009 - Changing the definition of "construction" to only include projects whose total costs are more than $200,000 in the prevailing wage
HB 3032 - Providing that all employees have a right to review and copy the contents of their personnel file
HB 3061 - Increasing the spending limits on contracts involving the expenditure by a public service district for construction work or for th
HB 3066 - Clarifying the supervision requirements for elevator apprentices under elevator safety
HB 3076 - Relating to the regulation and operation of cranes
HB 3136 - Providing a modification to taxable income of up to $10, 000 for payment to a taxpayer from an employer as a result of a reduction
HB 3156 - Establishing the West Virginia Voluntary Employee Retirement Accounts Program
HB 3301 - Amending the Division of Labor rule verifying the legal employment status of workers

Languages (4 Bills)
HB 2106 - Making English the official language of West Virginia
HB 2190 - Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Qualifications and Standards for Interpreters and Transliterators
HB 2538 - Relating to supplemental funding for the provision of alternative programs for limited English proficient students
HB 3014 - Requiring all governmental documents to be printed in English

Law Enforcement (And Related Subheadings) (24 Bills)
HB 2047 - Providing that alleged victims of domestic violence or abuse have the right to have a person of their choosing present when they a
HB 2088 - Providing for the temporary detention of criminal suspects by law-enforcement officers where probable cause appears to exist
HB 2130 - Prohibiting law-enforcement officers from asking crime victims if they have insurance coverage to cover losses occasioned by crimi
HB 2135 - Providing for reexamination of drivers holding valid drivers licenses who are observed by police officers violating traffic laws o
HB 2347 - Requiring the preservation of biological evidence found in connection with a criminal case, and establishing penalties for violati
HB 2366 - Relating to fleeing form a law-enforcement officer
HB 2393 - Providing for mandatory sentences for any person who shoots a police officer on duty
HB 2491 - Providing a statutory good faith exception to the exclusionary rule when evidence has been obtained during an execution of a searc
HB 2496 - Establishing threshold quantities of certain controlled substances to trigger prima facie evidence of intent to deliver if possess
HB 2522 - Authorizing the law-enforcement agency responsible for a forfeited motor vehicle to trade the motor vehicle for a new vehicle in c
HB 2545 - Providing arresting agency shall pay cost for the initial twenty-four hours of incarceration
HB 2613 - Prohibiting any law enforcement or other official from interfering in the service of a warrant in child abuse investigations
HB 2653 - Authorizing use of citations in lieu of arrest warrants for certain offenses
HB 2716 - Clarifying the penalty provisions regarding battery on a police officer
HB 2754 - Requiring witnesses of violent acts or emergency situations to report the incident to law-enforcement
HB 2810 - Providing salary increases for deputies with college degrees
HB 2842 - Issuing a special "Family of an Officer Killed in the Line of Duty" license plate
HB 2911 - Establishing a state law-enforcement association members annual leave program
HB 3057 - Requiring all law-enforcement agencies to certify qualified law-enforcement officers to carry concealed firearms
HB 3133 - Relating to meeting and conference rights for members of police or fire departments employed by political subdivisions
HB 3158 - Providing assistance to certain political subdivision activities involving municipal policemen's and firemen's pensions and relief
HB 3160 - Authorizing the Director of the Division of Protective Services to assess, charge and collect fees from state spending units and p
HB 3244 - Authorizing a law enforcement officer to make an arrest and take the driver before a magistrate or court when the person is charge
HB 3267 - Providing procedures to protect motor vehicle operators with regard to searches of their motor vehicles by law-enforcement officer

Law Enforcement -- County/Municipal (8 Bills)
HB 2142 - Allowing municipal police and fire pension plans to use the actuarial examination by the State in lieu of obtaining its own actuar
HB 2187 - Consolidated Public Retirement Board, Deputy Sheriff Retirement System
HB 2292 - Relating to requiring lien holders to notify the sheriff's office via written instrument and to record a release in the county cle
HB 2413 - Changing the upper age restriction for new police hires in municipalities
HB 2600 - Lying to a deputy sheriff or municipal police officer who is conducting an investigation of a felony, is a misdemeanor
HB 2702 - Relating to the Deputy Sheriff Retirement System Act
HB 3013 - Prohibiting a cheif deputy sheriff from engaging in certain political activities
HB 3148 - Permitting a county sheriff when acting as a conservator to retain five percent of the protected person's estate, up to $250 per y

Law Enforcement -- State Police (14 Bills)
HB 2090 - Providing a housing supplement for members of the State Police
HB 2158 - Consolidated Public Retirement Board, WV State Police
HB 2294 - Eliminating fees charged by the Criminal Identification Bureau to the State Police for providing certain information to volunteer
HB 2400 - Establishes the State Police as the entity which is authorized to issue administrative subpoenas to internet service providers in
HB 2434 - Relating to treatment of income derived from federal military or federal police pensions that have been converted to federal civil
HB 2472 - Establishing a West Virginia State Trooper's Association leave donation program
HB 2523 - Increasing compensation of membership of the West Virginia State Police
HB 2600 - Lying to a deputy sheriff or municipal police officer who is conducting an investigation of a felony, is a misdemeanor
HB 2601 - Allowing the Superintendent of the State Police to charge a one hundred dollar motor vehicle inspection facility application fee
HB 2617 - Waving tuition and fees for members of the WV State Police
HB 2618 - Compensating state troopers for call-back time
HB 2914 - Relating to West Virginia State Police receiving on-call and off-duty pay
HB 2921 - Relating to tuition and fee waivers for members of the West Virginia State Police to attend a college or university
HB 3102 - Requiring sex offenders to pay a fee which is to be deposited into the State Police Retirement Fund

Legislature (12 Bills)
HB 2105 - Relating to prohibiting legislators from enrolling in the state retirement system
HB 2116 - Increasing the multiplier for a retirement annuity in the public employees retirement system, and deleting language which allows i
HB 2306 - Relating to impersonation of a public official or employee
HB 2444 - Creating the Legislative Oversight Commission on Long-Term Care
HB 2506 - Prohibiting state funding for the distribution of holiday or greeting cards by elected officials, state employees, departments or
HB 2552 - Revising Insurance Commissioner reporting requirements to the Legislature on workers' compensation insurance rules
HB 2933 - Prohibiting privatization of government services unless private companies can prove that they can perform those services more effi
HB 2993 - Prohibiting any member of the Legislature from fund-raising during any session
HB 3090 - Requiring a seventy-two hour waiting period before the Legislature votes on the state budget for final passage
HB 3091 - Budget and Spending Transparency Act
HB 3189 - Adding members to the Capitol Building Commission
HB 3248 - Exempting members of the West Virginia Senate and House of Delegates from obtaining a license to carry concealed deadly weapons th

Legislature--Rule Making (105 Bills)
HB 2151 - Administration, Purchasing Division
HB 2152 - Agriculture, Schedule of Charges for Inspection Services
HB 2153 - Architects, Fees for Registration
HB 2154 - Consolidated Public Retirement Board, General Provisions
HB 2155 - Consolidated Public Retirement Board, Public Employees Retirement System
HB 2156 - Consolidated Public Retirement Board, Refund, Reinstatement, Retroactive Service, and Loan Interest Factors
HB 2157 - Consolidated Public Retirement Board, Service Credit for Accrued and Unused Sick and Annual Leave
HB 2158 - Consolidated Public Retirement Board, WV State Police
HB 2159 - DEP-Air Quality, Permits
HB 2160 - DEP-Air Quality, Standards of Performance for New Stationary Sources
HB 2161 - DEP-Air Quality, Control of Air Pollution from Hazardous Waste Treatment
HB 2162 - DEP-Air Quality, Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants
HB 2163 - DEP, Air Quality, Mercury Budget Trading Program
HB 2164 - DEP-Secretary's Office, Voluntary Remediation and Redevelopment Rule
HB 2165 - DEP-Water Resources, State Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund
HB 2166 - Ethics Commission, Filing of Verified Time Records
HB 2167 - Ethics Commission, Voting
HB 2168 - Labor, Packaging and Labeling
HB 2169 - Labor, Method of Sale of Commodities
HB 2170 - Authorizing the Department of Commerce to promulgate legislative rules
HB 2171 - Labor, Weights and Measures Calibration Fees
HB 2172 - Natural Resources, Boating Rules
HB 2173 - Natural Resources, Deer Hunting Rules
HB 2174 - Natural Resources, Lifetime Hunting, Trapping and Fishing Licenses
HB 2175 - Social Work Examiners, Fee Schedule
HB 2176 - Tax Department, Repeal of Valuation of Intangible Personal Property
HB 2177 - Tourism, Direct Advertising Grants Program
HB 2178 - Accountancy, Board Rules and Rules of Professional Conduct
HB 2179 - Administration, Parking
HB 2180 - Administration, Rules and Regulations for Fair Market Price Determination
HB 2181 - Administration, Rules and Regulations Statewide Contract
HB 2182 - Administration, Rules for Qualifications for Participation
HB 2183 - Agriculture, Animal Disease Control
HB 2184 - Agriculture, Disposal of Dead Poultry
HB 2185 - Agriculture, Commercial Feed
HB 2186 - Architects, Registration
HB 2187 - Consolidated Public Retirement Board, Deputy Sheriff Retirement System
HB 2188 - Consolidated Public Retirement Board, Benefit Determination and Appeal
HB 2189 - Consolidated Public Retirement Board, Teachers' Retirement System
HB 2190 - Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Qualifications and Standards for Interpreters and Transliterators
HB 2191 - Dental Examiners, Rules for the Board
HB 2192 - Dental Examiners, Formation and Approval of Dental Corporations
HB 2193 - DEP-Air Quality, Permits for Construction and Major Modification of Major Stationary Sources of Air Pollution
HB 2194 - DEP-Air Quality, Ambient Air Quality Standards
HB 2195 - DEP-Waste Management, Hazardous Waste Management System
HB 2196 - DEP-Waste Management, Assessment of Civil Administrative Penalties
HB 2197 - DEP-Waste Management, Hazardous Waste Management Fee
HB 2198 - DEP-Water Resources, Environmental Laboratories
HB 2199 - DEP-Water Resources, Dam Safety Rule
HB 2200 - DEP-Water Resources, Assessment of Civil Administrative Penalties
HB 2201 - Ethics Commission, Employment Exemptions
HB 2202 - Ethics Commission, Lobbying
HB 2203 - Ethics Commission, Purchase, Sale or Lease of Personal Property
HB 2204 - Ethics Commission, Interest in Public Contracts
HB 2205 - Health, Licensure of Medical Adult Day Care Centers
HB 2206 - Health, Public Water Systems
HB 2207 - Health, Tuberculosis Testing, Control, Treatment and Commitment
HB 2208 - Human Services, Child Care Center Licensing
HB 2209 - Insurance Commission, Continuing Education for Individual Insurance Producers
HB 2210 - Insurance Commission, Preneed Life Insurance Minimum Standards
HB 2211 - Labor, Standards for Weights and Measures Inspectors
HB 2212 - Labor, Amusement Rides and Attractions Safety Act
HB 2213 - Labor, Elevator Safety Act
HB 2214 - Medicine, Definition of Surgery
HB 2215 - Medicine, Licensure, Disciplinary and Complaint Procedures
HB 2216 - Medicine, Regulation of Restricted License
HB 2217 - Motor Vehicles, Denial, Suspension, Revocation, Restriction or Nonrenewal of Driving Privileges
HB 2218 - Authorizing the Department of Transportation to promulgate legislative rules
HB 2219 - Natural Resources, Hunting, Trapping and Fishing License and Stamp Fees
HB 2220 - Personnel, Reimbursement of Compensation Paid to State Employees
HB 2221 - Physical Therapy, General Provisions
HB 2222 - Authorizing the Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety to promulgate legislative rules
HB 2223 - Registered Professional Nurses, Policies Standards and Criteria for the Evaluation and Accreditation of Colleges or Schools of Nur
HB 2224 - Registered Professional Nurses, Limited Prescriptive Authority
HB 2225 - Authorizing the Department of Education and the Arts to Promulgate Legislative Rules
HB 2226 - Respiratory Care, Student Temporary Permits
HB 2227 - Secretary of State, Administration of the Address Confidentiality Program
HB 2228 - Tax Department, Combined Returns Pursuant to an Investigation by the Tax Commissioner
HB 2229 - Tax Department, Film Industry Investment Tax Credit
HB 2230 - Tax Department, Electronic Filing of Payment of Special District Excise Tax
HB 2231 - Tax Department, Withholding or Denial of Personal Income Tax Refunds
HB 2232 - Tax Department, Exchange of Information Agreement
HB 2233 - Veterinary Medicine, Schedule of Fees
HB 2811 - DEP-Air Quality, Control and Reduction of Nitrogen Oxides
HB 2812 - DEP-Air Quality, NOx Budget Trading Program
HB 2813 - Highways, WV Division of, Transportation of Hazardous Wastes
HB 2814 - DEP-Mining and Reclamation
HB 2815 - DEP-Water Resources, WV/NPDES Rules for Coal Mining Facilities
HB 2816 - Development Office, Brownfield Economic Development Districts
HB 2817 - Fire Commission, WV State
HB 2818 - Fire Marshal, WV State
HB 2819 - Authorizing miscellaneous agencies and boards to promulgate legislative rules
HB 2820 - Highways, use of state road rights of way
HB 2821 - Insurance Commission, coordination of health benefits
HB 2822 - Insurance Commission, long-term care insurance
HB 2823 - Insurance Commission, actuarial opinion and memorandum rule
HB 2824 - Insurance Commission, Viatical Settlements
HB 2825 - Insurance Commission, discount medical plan organizations
HB 2826 - Insurance Commission, Professional Employer Organizations
HB 2827 - Labor, supervision of elevator mechanics and apprentices
HB 2828 - Pharmacy, board of pharmacy rules regarding licensure and practice
HB 2829 - Pharmacy, rules regarding immunizations
HB 2830 - Pharmacy, regulation of charitable clinic pharmacies
HB 2831 - Treasurer's Office, selection of state depositories
HB 3301 - Amending the Division of Labor rule verifying the legal employment status of workers

Levies (2 Bills)
HB 2147 - Reforming the school aid formula by reducing the regular levy deducted from county boards of education
HB 3284 - Allowing local governments to levy a sales tax on food and beverages

Liability (10 Bills)
HB 2043 - Relating to notification of cancellation or nonrenewal of an insured's automobile liability insurance contract or policy
HB 2101 - Providing for a credit against the West Virginia personal income tax liability in the amount of payments made on student loans
HB 2359 - Defining "spelunking" as a recreational purpose and activity for which a landowner's liability for injury is limited
HB 2517 - Relating to immunity from civil liability for operators of parks and recreation districts
HB 2537 - Preventing insurers from increasing the rates for auto liability or homeowners insurance for persons over the age of sixty-five ba
HB 2541 - Including poultry among those domesticated farm animals or stock which the owner shall be liable for damages caused by those anima
HB 2585 - Limiting liability for repair costs to automobile owners when they hit a deer on a public highway
HB 2929 - Increasing the amount of charge or fee for a recreational purpose or activity for which a landowner's liability for injury is limi
HB 3155 - Relating to the renewal of the West Virginia Small Business Linked Deposit Program
HB 3325 - Limiting liability for persons donating and charitable organizations accepting certain food and grocery items

Libraries (4 Bills)
HB 2372 - Authorizing county commissions to use impact fees to fund the building and operation of libraries and to administer and provide af
HB 2525 - Capping the amount paid into the Berkeley County Library Fund by the Berkeley County Court
HB 2732 - Requiring county boards of education to employ a certified library media specialist in each county school
HB 3168 - Creating the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Public Library, creating a library board with the power to operate said library, and prov

Licenses (27 Bills)
HB 2033 - Including a parenting plan with an application for a marriage license
HB 2079 - Providing that when a person from another state writes a worthless check in this state which results in a summons to appear in mag
HB 2135 - Providing for reexamination of drivers holding valid drivers licenses who are observed by police officers violating traffic laws o
HB 2141 - Relating to the issuance of driver's licenses and disposition
HB 2174 - Natural Resources, Lifetime Hunting, Trapping and Fishing Licenses
HB 2186 - Architects, Registration
HB 2205 - Health, Licensure of Medical Adult Day Care Centers
HB 2208 - Human Services, Child Care Center Licensing
HB 2215 - Medicine, Licensure, Disciplinary and Complaint Procedures
HB 2216 - Medicine, Regulation of Restricted License
HB 2217 - Motor Vehicles, Denial, Suspension, Revocation, Restriction or Nonrenewal of Driving Privileges
HB 2219 - Natural Resources, Hunting, Trapping and Fishing License and Stamp Fees
HB 2226 - Respiratory Care, Student Temporary Permits
HB 2273 - Relating to suspension of drivers license for certain offenses if committed by college students
HB 2307 - Relating to acquisition of a municipal business license
HB 2362 - Creating multi-year hunting, fishing and trapping licenses
HB 2378 - Relating to the removal of the exemption for government employees performing electrical work on government property from having to
HB 2403 - Updating the law governing professional licensing boards in general
HB 2479 - Relating to the licensing of private investigators and security guards
HB 2486 - Exempting from the nursing licensing provisions the care of the sick when done in connection with the practice of religious tenets
HB 2532 - Creating licensure for Marriage and Family Therapists
HB 2539 - Authorizing professional licensing boards to combine administrative staff functions
HB 2572 - Relating to classification of retail licenses for the sale of liquor
HB 2626 - Requiring licensure of pharmacy benefit managers
HB 2698 - Relating to pipeline companies paying a special license fee
HB 2725 - Suspending the future issuing of new video lottery licenses
HB 2866 - Allowing a license to carry deadly weapons to remain valid until the applicant receives notice the application for renewal has bee

Liens (7 Bills)
HB 2292 - Relating to requiring lien holders to notify the sheriff's office via written instrument and to record a release in the county cle
HB 2774 - Allowing any party in a bankruptcy proceeding to compel the bankruptcy trustee to disclose certain information
HB 3001 - Relating to mechanic's liens filed against corporations
HB 3005 - Providing a limitation on the lien created for municipal assessments
HB 3082 - Relating to the gathering and reporting of foreclosure data and statistics
HB 3094 - Prohibiting the publication of the consideration paid for the sale of real estate or the amount of any lien on the real property s
HB 3163 - Providing that the limitation on child support is tolled until the last child that is subject of an income withholding order reach

Local Bills (1 Bills)
HB 3168 - Creating the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Public Library, creating a library board with the power to operate said library, and prov

Malpractice (1 Bills)
HB 3251 - Prohibiting the performance of any abortion by any person who has been admitted to or who has been adjudicated to have committed m

Military Affairs (22 Bills)
HB 2064 - Designating the seventh day of December, "Pearl Harbor Day," as a legal state holiday
HB 2104 - Providing benefits for those who have served in the military service
HB 2110 - Creating a special registration plate for the American Veteran's Organization (AMVETS)
HB 2140 - Excluding disability income received from a veteran for service related injuries from any calculation used to determine spousal su
HB 2150 - Making a supplementary appropriation to the Division of Veterans' Affairs
HB 2235 - Income tax exemption for veterans who locate in West Virginia following separation from service
HB 2332 - Providing state health care services for all active and inactive duty military personnel
HB 2335 - Relating to the federal "Yellow Ribbon G. I. Education Enhancement Program"
HB 2414 - Exempting disabled veterans from campground rental fees during certain times
HB 2432 - Exempting certain recipients of military medals of valor from special registration plate fees
HB 2434 - Relating to treatment of income derived from federal military or federal police pensions that have been converted to federal civil
HB 2436 - Relating to the definition of "eligible veteran" for certain state training and employment preference benefits
HB 2468 - Allowing a disabled veteran one additional license plate
HB 2480 - Exempting all military income from personal income taxes
HB 2694 - Establishing certain requirements for modification of custodial rights for parent's or guardian's that have been deployed to the U
HB 2924 - Relating to qualified military service for public employees retirement benefits
HB 2943 - Exempting veterans of the Armed Forces or any reserve component from having to obtain a license to hunt, trap or fish
HB 2963 - Permitting the period of service by veterans of the conflicts in Granada, Lebanon and the Panama Canal be allowed as military serv
HB 3051 - Providing veterans' death certificates to families and funeral directors at no cost
HB 3104 - Allowing members of the West Virginia National Guard or its reserves to obtain free hunting and fishing licenses
HB 3153 - Specifying that federal civil service system retirement income derived from military retirement system pensions that have been con
HB 3245 - Providing that nay service in the United States Armed Forces up to two years is credited service toward retirement for members of

Mines and Minerals (22 Bills)
HB 2081 - Requiring the superintendent or owner of a mine to sign the fire boss record book daily
HB 2103 - Relating to drug and alcohol free mines
HB 2125 - Providing that personnel carriers used to transport miners must be maintained at the working section
HB 2236 - Making the use of permanent replacements for striking workers an unfair labor practice in certain instances
HB 2259 - Relating to the creation and implementation of drug-free workplaces in coal mines
HB 2264 - Requiring the Office of Miners Health and Safety to employ qualified diesel inspectors
HB 2285 - Requiring that permanent and temporary battery charging stations in mines be ventilated directly to the return on a separate split
HB 2295 - Requiring a certified person to examine underground mines after cutting and welding has been performed
HB 2314 - Relating to a severance tax imposed on surface mining activities
HB 2369 - Increasing the amount of mine subsidence insurance reinsured by the board of risk management
HB 2375 - Removing the exemption from planning and zoning restrictions for mining and manufacturing activities and uses
HB 2441 - Strengthening the protections for whistleblowers of unsafe working conditions in mines
HB 2460 - Prohibiting mining on cemetery land
HB 2489 - Requiring mine operators to provide notice of hazardous chemical substances and lead exposure to its employees
HB 2640 - Authorizing the Governor to appoint an additional member to the Surface Mine Board that represents the interest of labor
HB 2814 - DEP-Mining and Reclamation
HB 2815 - DEP-Water Resources, WV/NPDES Rules for Coal Mining Facilities
HB 2905 - Increasing the distance required for surface mining activity in relation to cemeteries
HB 3055 - Relating to environmental permitting of surface coal mining and correcting antiquated language
HB 3116 - Providing that the Division of Environmental Protection shall prioritize application for surface-mining permits based on those tha
HB 3279 - Prohibiting any permits authorizing the construction, enlargement or modification of any coal mine waste
HB 3318 - Creating a full-time administrative law judge for the office of Miners' Health, Safety and Training

Minimum Wage (1 Bills)
HB 2355 - Removing certain exceptions in the definitions of employer and employee covered by the West Virginia minimum wage law

Motor Vehicles (And Related Subheadings) (19 Bills)
HB 2032 - Removing the section of code that limits the use of certain types of vehicles on highways between sunset and sunrise
HB 2149 - Requiring the DMV to notify the state police when a registered sex offender purchases, trades or registers a motor vehicle
HB 2218 - Authorizing the Department of Transportation to promulgate legislative rules
HB 2365 - Requiring the Public Service Commission to allow Class I cities to enter into one or more agreements with contract carriers by mot
HB 2389 - Requiring that motor vehicle insurance certificate may be issued only for the time period for which the insured pays for coverage
HB 2429 - Requiring a preliminary breath analysis for the purpose of determining the blood alcohol content of a surviving driver
HB 2435 - Creating a new pay grade classification of "bus operator II"
HB 2450 - Permitting private owners of vehicles to install an interlock system on their vehicle
HB 2494 - Giving local authorities the authority to decrease the speed limit on streets and highways where school buses travel in its jurisd
HB 2522 - Authorizing the law-enforcement agency responsible for a forfeited motor vehicle to trade the motor vehicle for a new vehicle in c
HB 2526 - Allowing persons involved in motor vehicle accidents to receive pertinent information at no charge in order to file a timely insur
HB 2606 - Exempting county school boards of education school buses from paying tolls for transit over the West Virginia Turnpike or any park
HB 2667 - Permitting motor vehicle dealers to sell certain motor vehicles on an "as is" basis without a warranty
HB 2673 - Relating to leaving children unattended or supervised in motor vehicles
HB 2697 - Relating to common carriers by motor vehicles in the business of towing
HB 2862 - Relating to towing companies notifying the DMV of abandoned vehicles
HB 3016 - Constructing speed bumps on one-lane roads and providing that the state is not liable for any damages to motor vehicles resulting
HB 3240 - Giving the Commissioner of Motor Vehicles authority to approve all-terrain vehicle rider safety awareness courses
HB 3267 - Providing procedures to protect motor vehicle operators with regard to searches of their motor vehicles by law-enforcement officer

Motor Vehicles -- Driving Under Influence (4 Bills)
HB 2348 - Requiring mandatory community service upon conviction of a misdemeanor offense of driving under the influence and creating a centr
HB 2429 - Requiring a preliminary breath analysis for the purpose of determining the blood alcohol content of a surviving driver
HB 2593 - Increasing the penalty for driving under the influence causing death
HB 2664 - Reducing recidivism of offenders convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol

Motor Vehicles -- Insurance (8 Bills)
HB 2006 - Requiring color coded certificates of insurance to be placed on the windshield of the insured motor vehicle
HB 2043 - Relating to notification of cancellation or nonrenewal of an insured's automobile liability insurance contract or policy
HB 2071 - Prohibiting discrimination in rates by insurance companies because of having filed claims under the uninsured and under insured c
HB 2389 - Requiring that motor vehicle insurance certificate may be issued only for the time period for which the insured pays for coverage
HB 2451 - Prohibiting the use of credit scoring as a consideration in calculating auto and homeowners insurance rates
HB 2509 - Relating to proof of financial responsibility in motor vehicle insurance
HB 2537 - Preventing insurers from increasing the rates for auto liability or homeowners insurance for persons over the age of sixty-five ba
HB 2585 - Limiting liability for repair costs to automobile owners when they hit a deer on a public highway

Motor Vehicles -- Licenses, Registration & Inspection (28 Bills)
HB 2110 - Creating a special registration plate for the American Veteran's Organization (AMVETS)
HB 2132 - Relating to allowing bus operators for county school systems to carry-over years of experience operating buses for purposes of det
HB 2135 - Providing for reexamination of drivers holding valid drivers licenses who are observed by police officers violating traffic laws o
HB 2141 - Relating to the issuance of driver's licenses and disposition
HB 2239 - Exempting nonprofit organizations from paying an annual motor vehicle registration fee
HB 2273 - Relating to suspension of drivers license for certain offenses if committed by college students
HB 2318 - Exempting motorcycles from the requirement of annual registration
HB 2394 - Authorizing the issuance of special license plates for pharmacists
HB 2432 - Exempting certain recipients of military medals of valor from special registration plate fees
HB 2446 - Providing that utility trailer registration plates are midsized relative to automobile registration plates and motorcycle plates
HB 2467 - Providing for special registration plates bearing the logo, insignia, letters or words demonstrating support for Mountain State Un
HB 2468 - Allowing a disabled veteran one additional license plate
HB 2488 - Relating to registration and operation of mini trucks
HB 2502 - Creating and issuing special registration plates bearing the inscription "In God We Trust"
HB 2601 - Allowing the Superintendent of the State Police to charge a one hundred dollar motor vehicle inspection facility application fee
HB 2615 - Providing discounted motor registration fees for members of volunteer fire departments
HB 2630 - Issuing special license plates for registered nurses and licensed practical nurses
HB 2842 - Issuing a special "Family of an Officer Killed in the Line of Duty" license plate
HB 2856 - Authorizing the Division of Motor Vehicles to issue a "Choose Life" license plate
HB 2876 - Reinstating the license of a person within thirty days upon receiving the applicable proof of compliance
HB 2939 - Providing for the issuance of a special "Disabled Veteran" license plate for motorcycles
HB 2941 - Providing for the issuance of a special "In God We Trust" license plate
HB 2953 - Providing for the issuance of a special "Animal Friendly" license plate
HB 2964 - Relating to issuance of renewal license certificate to motor vehicle dealers
HB 2973 - Providing for the issuance of special registration plates bearing the logo, symbol, insignia, letters or words demonstrating assoc
HB 3107 - Issuing special registration plates allowing parking privileges for persons with mobility impairments
HB 3244 - Authorizing a law enforcement officer to make an arrest and take the driver before a magistrate or court when the person is charge
HB 3300 - Requiring a notification be placed on drivers' license and state identification cards when granted a concealed weapons permit

Motor Vehicles -- Regulations (29 Bills)
HB 2006 - Requiring color coded certificates of insurance to be placed on the windshield of the insured motor vehicle
HB 2079 - Providing that when a person from another state writes a worthless check in this state which results in a summons to appear in mag
HB 2149 - Requiring the DMV to notify the state police when a registered sex offender purchases, trades or registers a motor vehicle
HB 2172 - Natural Resources, Boating Rules
HB 2217 - Motor Vehicles, Denial, Suspension, Revocation, Restriction or Nonrenewal of Driving Privileges
HB 2253 - Making the offense of failure to wear safety belts a primary offense
HB 2280 - Increasing the required bond for certain businesses regulated by the Division of Motor Vehicles to fifty thousand dollars
HB 2357 - Providing for a Public Service Commission investigation for traffic accidents involving a motor carrier regulated by the Public Se
HB 2450 - Permitting private owners of vehicles to install an interlock system on their vehicle
HB 2488 - Relating to registration and operation of mini trucks
HB 2557 - Relating to the enforcement of new motor vehicle warranties
HB 2596 - Explaining all warranties for the sale of used cars including the requirements for "as is" sales
HB 2621 - Prohibiting the use of cell phone and text-messaging devices while operating a motor vehicle except when using a hands-free device
HB 2736 - Relating to rules governing the operation of motor boats on lakes
HB 2779 - Relating to the regulation and operation of low-speed vehicles
HB 2786 - Authorizing Class I and II municipalities to regulate taxies and taxi stands
HB 2849 - Requiring automatic tire chains as standard equipment on all new school buses
HB 2875 - Exempting Changeable Message Signs from the rulemaking authority of the Department of Motor Vehicles
HB 2903 - Prohibiting the use of white strobe lights on motor vehicles
HB 2946 - Permitting running lamps on motorcycles, motor-driven cycles and mopeds
HB 2951 - Increasing the penalties for overtaking and passing a school bus stopped for the purpose of receiving or discharging children
HB 2991 - Requiring additional lighting and reflector equipment of certain vehicles
HB 2995 - Prohibiting text messaging by use of a cell phone or personal digital assistant while driving
HB 3033 - Strengthening of vehicle emission standards
HB 3132 - Relating to pedestrians' right-of-way in crosswalks
HB 3239 - Including medical scooters within the definition of "motor vehicle" for purposes of driving under the influence
HB 3249 - Preventing vehicles from driving more than seventy-five feet in a center lane designated for left turns
HB 3252 - Relating to additional lighting and reflector equipment required on certain vehicles
HB 3261 - Providing definitions for autocycle and motorcycle

Motor Vehicles -- Taxation (8 Bills)
HB 2007 - Reducing the federal adjusted gross income for motor fuel expenses incurred in commuting to and from one's occupation
HB 2218 - Authorizing the Department of Transportation to promulgate legislative rules
HB 2321 - Extending the alternative-fuel motor vehicle tax credit for ten years and making the credit retroactive from the expiration date o
HB 2633 - Exempting from the sales and use tax special equipment installed in a motor vehicle for the use of a person with physical disabili
HB 2775 - Exempting antique cars from taxation and fees
HB 3072 - Providing a full tax deduction for the purchase of a new automobile and providing an exemption from the sales tax in the tax year
HB 3095 - Exempting antique motor vehicles from personal property taxes
HB 3243 - Relating to consumers sales and service tax on motor vehicles

Municipalities (29 Bills)
HB 2003 - Authorizing paid municipal fire departments to investigate suspicious or illegal fires
HB 2117 - Reallocating the proceeds from limited video lottery by increasing the percentages payable to counties, municipalities and retaile
HB 2122 - Allowing municipalities to regulate the hours of operation of private liquor clubs by ordinance
HB 2251 - Providing meetings and conference rights for members of municipal fire departments
HB 2260 - Authorizing governing bodies of municipalities and county commissions to transfer early in-person voting ballots to precincts in t
HB 2286 - Allowing for an adjusted gross income of a taxpayer for contributions to the maintenance and improvement of state, county and muni
HB 2296 - Empowering certain county and municipalities to deny a development activity if adequate public facilities, assets and services are
HB 2307 - Relating to acquisition of a municipal business license
HB 2325 - Extending the deadline for submission of the written plan for participation in the pilot program for increased powers for municipa
HB 2413 - Changing the upper age restriction for new police hires in municipalities
HB 2447 - Establishing county and municipal authorities to provide for and maintain facilities to house Child Advocacy Centers
HB 2581 - Making changes to the Municipal Home Rule Board
HB 2663 - Expanding the power of municipal parking authority officers
HB 2723 - Authorizing liens by municipalities and requiring administrative procedures for the assessment and collection of delinquent munici
HB 2786 - Authorizing Class I and II municipalities to regulate taxies and taxi stands
HB 2808 - Providing a procedure for removal of county, district or municipal officers
HB 2845 - Relating to the annexation of land by a municipality
HB 2909 - Exempting certain construction projects performed on behalf of county or municipal governments from the prevailing wage laws
HB 2986 - Imposing a tax of $50 on the transfer of real estate valued at $25,000 or more within the incorporated limits of any municipality
HB 3005 - Providing a limitation on the lien created for municipal assessments
HB 3045 - West Virginia Volunteer Firefighter Length of Service Act
HB 3133 - Relating to meeting and conference rights for members of police or fire departments employed by political subdivisions
HB 3145 - Giving municipalities with less than twenty-five employees the right to buy into becoming employees pursuant to the West Virginia
HB 3158 - Providing assistance to certain political subdivision activities involving municipal policemen's and firemen's pensions and relief
HB 3241 - Requiring municipalities that impose user fees to impose the fee on all persons residing within the municipality
HB 3253 - Providing misdemeanor criminal penalty for failing to comply with law regarding sale, lease or disposition of municipal property
HB 3258 - Permitting certain municipalities and counties to double their proportionate share of adjusted gross receipts from licensed racetr
HB 3312 - Requiring that any new or increased municipal taxes or fees must have a defined purpose
HB 3335 - Relating to limitations upon the keeping and bearing of arms

Natural Resources (31 Bills)
HB 2062 - Giving the owners of newly constructed homes a ten-year grace period before a connection to a newly installed sewer line is mandat
HB 2082 - Providing criminal penalties for negligently or carelessly shooting and wounding or killing a human being while hunting under the
HB 2133 - Increasing the penalties for discarding trash on land and in streams
HB 2139 - Establishing a volunteer litter reporting program
HB 2145 - Increasing penalties for the illegal killing, taking, or possessing of certain wildlife
HB 2172 - Natural Resources, Boating Rules
HB 2173 - Natural Resources, Deer Hunting Rules
HB 2174 - Natural Resources, Lifetime Hunting, Trapping and Fishing Licenses
HB 2219 - Natural Resources, Hunting, Trapping and Fishing License and Stamp Fees
HB 2261 - Exempting Division of Natural Resources conservation officers' retirement pensions form state income tax
HB 2343 - Captive Cervid Farming Act
HB 2362 - Creating multi-year hunting, fishing and trapping licenses
HB 2461 - Creating a State Trail Authority within the West Virginia Development Office
HB 2471 - Increasing compensation for conservation officers
HB 2511 - Relating to the valuation of managed timberland
HB 2514 - Verifiable Science Act
HB 2528 - Updating the regulation of the practice of forestry
HB 2602 - Establishing a returnable beverage container deposit program
HB 2623 - Allowing Class RG and RRG deer stamps to be used to hunt and take antlerless deer
HB 2637 - Requiring that all state high schools provide a course in archery safety for hunters
HB 2695 - Providing criminal penalties for a hunter who fails to render aid to a person the hunter shoots while hunting
HB 2794 - Modifying restrictions relating to shooting and discharging firearms near certain areas
HB 2795 - Creating a special hunting and fishing license for persons with a life-threatening condition who are under twenty-one years of age
HB 2935 - Allowing bona fide nonresident landowners or their children, or parents, to hunt, fish or trap on their own land without obtaining
HB 2943 - Exempting veterans of the Armed Forces or any reserve component from having to obtain a license to hunt, trap or fish
HB 3062 - Providing that the amount of required acreage for bird hunting preserves may be one hundred acres for privately owned commercial s
HB 3063 - Relating to hunting, tagging and reporting bear
HB 3068 - Establishing that spring gobbler hunting season begins on the second Monday of April every year
HB 3104 - Allowing members of the West Virginia National Guard or its reserves to obtain free hunting and fishing licenses
HB 3110 - Renaming conservation officers to be natural resources police officers
HB 3333 - Relating to the regulation of carrying firearms

Organ Donors (1 Bills)
HB 2320 - Providing for a modification to federal adjusted gross income for expenses incurred by organ donors

Parks and Recreation (10 Bills)
HB 2080 - Providing a ten percent discount to residents at state parks and forests
HB 2174 - Natural Resources, Lifetime Hunting, Trapping and Fishing Licenses
HB 2286 - Allowing for an adjusted gross income of a taxpayer for contributions to the maintenance and improvement of state, county and muni
HB 2359 - Defining "spelunking" as a recreational purpose and activity for which a landowner's liability for injury is limited
HB 2368 - Making the senior citizens discount on campground rental fees at state parks available year-round
HB 2461 - Creating a State Trail Authority within the West Virginia Development Office
HB 2517 - Relating to immunity from civil liability for operators of parks and recreation districts
HB 2579 - Relating to discounts at state parks for elderly and disabled persons
HB 2606 - Exempting county school boards of education school buses from paying tolls for transit over the West Virginia Turnpike or any park
HB 2632 - Modifying the West Virginia Parkways, Economic Development and Tourism Authority's power to charge tolls and issue bonds

Pornography (5 Bills)
HB 2291 - Imposing an excise tax on the sale or rental of obscene materials
HB 2400 - Establishes the State Police as the entity which is authorized to issue administrative subpoenas to internet service providers in
HB 2412 - Providing certain county commissions with authority to regulate the location of businesses offering exotic entertainment
HB 2616 - Removing extraneous language regarding the limitation of exotic entertainment by county commissions
HB 2675 - Sexually Oriented Businesses Regulation Act

Prescriptions and Medications (13 Bills)
HB 2053 - Prohibiting pharmacists and other persons involved in dispensing medicines from refusing to fill prescriptions
HB 2054 - Providing a mechanism whereby unused, unexpired nonnarcotic drugs previously owned by a deceased nursing home patient or resident
HB 2224 - Registered Professional Nurses, Limited Prescriptive Authority
HB 2303 - Allowing pharmacists and other individuals involved in dispensing medicines to refuse to fill prescriptions or dispense any substa
HB 2417 - Making any willful failure to provide benefits under a discount medical plan organization and discount prescription drug plan orga
HB 2485 - Allowing pharmacy interns to vend pseudoephedrine and other chemical precursors of methamphetamine
HB 2626 - Requiring licensure of pharmacy benefit managers
HB 2648 - Protecting the privacy of a person's prescription information
HB 2899 - Adding Tramadol to Schedule IV of the West Virginia Uniform Controlled Substances Act
HB 2979 - Adopting guidelines to permit pharmacists to prescribe medications
HB 3079 - Changing the definition of "health care provider" and "drug" for the purpose of consumers sales tax, and exempting from the consum
HB 3238 - Requiring brand pharmaceuticals manufacturers and pharmacies to allow patients to return unused prescriptions and over-the-counter
HB 3247 - Requiring any person licensed to prescribe drugs to check with the State Board of Pharmacy before initially prescribing certain dr

Professions and Occupations (70 Bills)
HB 2053 - Prohibiting pharmacists and other persons involved in dispensing medicines from refusing to fill prescriptions
HB 2061 - Prohibiting abusive behavior towards elephants by an owner or manager
HB 2098 - Prohibiting oil and gas operators from daylighting
HB 2112 - Creating an apprenticeship program for barbers and cosmetologists
HB 2153 - Architects, Fees for Registration
HB 2175 - Social Work Examiners, Fee Schedule
HB 2178 - Accountancy, Board Rules and Rules of Professional Conduct
HB 2186 - Architects, Registration
HB 2191 - Dental Examiners, Rules for the Board
HB 2192 - Dental Examiners, Formation and Approval of Dental Corporations
HB 2201 - Ethics Commission, Employment Exemptions
HB 2202 - Ethics Commission, Lobbying
HB 2221 - Physical Therapy, General Provisions
HB 2223 - Registered Professional Nurses, Policies Standards and Criteria for the Evaluation and Accreditation of Colleges or Schools of Nur
HB 2236 - Making the use of permanent replacements for striking workers an unfair labor practice in certain instances
HB 2242 - Creating sales and use tax exemptions for purchases of design and engineering services and materials and equipment directly used i
HB 2244 - Prohibiting solid waste authorities from duplicating or competing with private recycling businesses
HB 2247 - Providing an employee the right to decline to work more than forty hours in a workweek
HB 2248 - Requiring employers to pay nurses at their regular rate of pay for all the time they are on-call on the employer's premises
HB 2249 - Allowing comparable credit at trade or vocational schools approved by the State Board to count towards service personnel pay rates
HB 2275 - Regulating telemarketing for quasi-state agencies
HB 2300 - Excluding certain employment-related expenses from the definition of gross income for purposes of determining child support
HB 2303 - Allowing pharmacists and other individuals involved in dispensing medicines to refuse to fill prescriptions or dispense any substa
HB 2304 - Exempting from personal property taxation, the equipment, inventory and raw materials of crafts people who have had their work eva
HB 2309 - Updating the law governing the practice of occupational therapy
HB 2361 - Requiring lobbyists and lawyers providing lobbying services to pay service tax
HB 2363 - Jobs Impact Statement Act
HB 2378 - Relating to the removal of the exemption for government employees performing electrical work on government property from having to
HB 2394 - Authorizing the issuance of special license plates for pharmacists
HB 2403 - Updating the law governing professional licensing boards in general
HB 2411 - Requiring that workplace fatalities be reported to the Division of Labor
HB 2425 - Requiring employers to provide health insurance to employees working on public improvement projects
HB 2430 - Providing workers' compensation coverage for certain employees who perform duties attendant to racing activities
HB 2479 - Relating to the licensing of private investigators and security guards
HB 2485 - Allowing pharmacy interns to vend pseudoephedrine and other chemical precursors of methamphetamine
HB 2503 - Requiring licensed tattoo artist to inform patrons, prior to performing the tattoo procedure, of the potential problems that a tat
HB 2510 - Allowing guidance counselors to compete equally for all guidance counselor positions
HB 2518 - Expanding West Virginia Children's Health Insurance Program to children of employees whose annual income is twenty-five thousand d
HB 2531 - Updating the regulation of the practice of barbers and cosmetologists
HB 2532 - Creating licensure for Marriage and Family Therapists
HB 2547 - Relating to pawnbrokers obtaining a signed statement affirming ownership from a seller or pledgor on all sale or pawn transactions
HB 2616 - Removing extraneous language regarding the limitation of exotic entertainment by county commissions
HB 2626 - Requiring licensure of pharmacy benefit managers
HB 2659 - Broadcast Employees Freedom to Work Act
HB 2667 - Permitting motor vehicle dealers to sell certain motor vehicles on an "as is" basis without a warranty
HB 2686 - Requiring ten minute rest periods for employees during each four hours of work
HB 2697 - Relating to common carriers by motor vehicles in the business of towing
HB 2801 - Updating language and making technical changes and clarifications of the West Virginia Board of Medicine
HB 2829 - Pharmacy, rules regarding immunizations
HB 2830 - Pharmacy, regulation of charitable clinic pharmacies
HB 2839 - Relating to the management of pain by physicians
HB 2857 - Prohibiting elected state officials from becoming a lobbyist for two years after their term of office expires
HB 2865 - Exempting certain children from having to provide the otherwise appropriate written excuse from a physician or school nurse for a
HB 2901 - Relating to limitations on expending hotel occupancy tax proceeds
HB 2977 - Relating to the procurement of engineering services
HB 2978 - Relating to the practice of optometry
HB 2979 - Adopting guidelines to permit pharmacists to prescribe medications
HB 3030 - Relating to special railroad police
HB 3041 - Clarifying provisions relating to posting of job openings
HB 3044 - Relating to unauthorized practice of medicine and surgery or podiatry or as a physician assistant
HB 3059 - Exempting federal, state, county or private investigators from prosecution for stalking due to performing lawful investigations
HB 3152 - Athletic Trainers Registration Act
HB 3238 - Requiring brand pharmaceuticals manufacturers and pharmacies to allow patients to return unused prescriptions and over-the-counter
HB 3247 - Requiring any person licensed to prescribe drugs to check with the State Board of Pharmacy before initially prescribing certain dr
HB 3257 - Providing a loan forgiveness program for nurses, social workers, dentists and hygienists
HB 3276 - Amending the professional surveyors act
HB 3285 - Restricting the sale of drug paraphernalia to licensed pharmacies
HB 3302 - Certified Legal Assistant Act
HB 3315 - Prohibiting members of the media from being compelled to give testimony, or be subject to search, provided certain conditions are
HB 3327 - Requiring the reporting and publication of all compensation paid to lobbyists for all lobbying activities

Public Employees (46 Bills)
HB 2013 - Increasing salary increments paid to principals and assistant principals
HB 2089 - Allowing certain public employees to pay back retirement benefits
HB 2108 - Prohibiting the naming of a publicly funded building, road, structure or project for a living elected public official
HB 2111 - Expanding the West Virginia Children's Health Insurance Program to children of certain state employees
HB 2113 - Providing overtime pay for all employees who are required to work holidays regardless if the holiday hours are in excess of a fort
HB 2132 - Relating to allowing bus operators for county school systems to carry-over years of experience operating buses for purposes of det
HB 2157 - Consolidated Public Retirement Board, Service Credit for Accrued and Unused Sick and Annual Leave
HB 2188 - Consolidated Public Retirement Board, Benefit Determination and Appeal
HB 2220 - Personnel, Reimbursement of Compensation Paid to State Employees
HB 2234 - Relating to increasing the maximum cash award the Employee Suggestion Award Board may make for an individual award
HB 2250 - Salary increases for public employees based upon residential housing costs
HB 2271 - Relating to itinerant status for school service personnel
HB 2298 - Allowing mental hygiene commissioners to carry concealed weapons
HB 2306 - Relating to impersonation of a public official or employee
HB 2323 - Granting public employees credit toward their West Virginia public employee retirement benefits for service in the Peace Corps
HB 2330 - Requiring that all decisions regarding certain reductions in full-time classified personnel workforce at state institutions of hig
HB 2334 - Providing restrictions for an elected or appointed public official relating to reemployment after retirement
HB 2337 - Authorizing the Governor to pay a nonbase building salary enhancement to eligible state employees
HB 2355 - Removing certain exceptions in the definitions of employer and employee covered by the West Virginia minimum wage law
HB 2367 - Raising the state salary level to at least one hundred twenty-five percent above the Federal Poverty Guidelines
HB 2378 - Relating to the removal of the exemption for government employees performing electrical work on government property from having to
HB 2382 - Salary increase for sanitarian employees of the division of health
HB 2433 - Increasing the amount of annual and incremental salary increases for eligible state employees
HB 2435 - Creating a new pay grade classification of "bus operator II"
HB 2436 - Relating to the definition of "eligible veteran" for certain state training and employment preference benefits
HB 2475 - Permitting retired state employees to transfer from Medicare to coverage through the West Virginia Public Employees Act
HB 2478 - Health Insurance for Employees
HB 2482 - Relating to the spouse and dependent insurance coverage under the West Virginia Public Employees' Insurance Act
HB 2501 - West Virginia Public Employment Relations Act
HB 2506 - Prohibiting state funding for the distribution of holiday or greeting cards by elected officials, state employees, departments or
HB 2518 - Expanding West Virginia Children's Health Insurance Program to children of employees whose annual income is twenty-five thousand d
HB 2553 - Permitting employee and retiree organizations to obtain state employees' home addresses
HB 2563 - Allowing state employees to take paid leave to attend parent-teacher conference for their children
HB 2620 - Increasing the pay grade of cafeteria managers
HB 2646 - Defining the term "Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug Plan" in the public employees insurance act
HB 2655 - Providing crime watch members coverage under the West Virginia Public Employees Insurance health coverage plan
HB 2676 - Prohibiting elected or appointed officials from using public funds to purchase, distribute or disseminate certain items and public
HB 2686 - Requiring ten minute rest periods for employees during each four hours of work
HB 2708 - Exempting certain income received by retired federal employees from the personal income tax
HB 2710 - Increasing criminal penalty to commit malicious assault, unlawful assault, battery or assault upon a child protective caseworker o
HB 2727 - Providing a cost-of-living provision for disabled public employee retirement annuitants
HB 2857 - Prohibiting elected state officials from becoming a lobbyist for two years after their term of office expires
HB 2897 - Authorizing insurance to married workers without children at reduced rates under the West Virginia Public Employees Insurance Act
HB 2945 - Encouraging public officials to display the national motto on all public property and public buildings
HB 3043 - Prohibiting extended coverage upon retirement based on years of service for new higher education employees
HB 3231 - Expanding the number of hours temporary state personnel may work in a calendar year

Public Service Commission (19 Bills)
HB 2016 - Providing for removal and election of Public Service Commissioners
HB 2063 - Relating to water utility rates
HB 2099 - Exempting wrecker services from regulation by the Public Service Commission
HB 2328 - Increasing the Public Service Commission appointees and requiring that there be one appointee from each congressional district and
HB 2357 - Providing for a Public Service Commission investigation for traffic accidents involving a motor carrier regulated by the Public Se
HB 2365 - Requiring the Public Service Commission to allow Class I cities to enter into one or more agreements with contract carriers by mot
HB 2787 - Removing the requirement of the Public Service Commission to serve recommended decisions by certified mail and allowing a service
HB 2852 - Eliminating charges by public utilities for meter reading and minimum bill fees
HB 2863 - Relating to construction of state utility projects
HB 2887 - Stopping accelerated rate recovery because of adverse effects of constructing transmission facilities
HB 2980 - "West Virginia Energy Efficiency Act"
HB 2997 - Requiring commissioners of the public service commission to be elected
HB 3000 - Relating to a business and occupation tax on the business of the transmission of electricity through certain electric transmission
HB 3039 - Providing reduced rates for low-income residential customers of privately owned water utilities
HB 3115 - Requiring the Public Service Commission to promulgate rules for secondary containment systems
HB 3122 - Requiring the Public Service Commission to distribute 911 fees from VoIP service providers directly to the counties in proportion
HB 3128 - Relating to the use of reported income tax expenses in setting the rates of certain public utilities
HB 3329 - Including additional information in the report submitted to the Joint Committee on Government and Finance by the Public Service Co
HB 3334 - Setting forth legislative purpose and plan regarding modernizing and streamlining antiquated telecommunications regulation

Public Service Districts (3 Bills)
HB 3061 - Increasing the spending limits on contracts involving the expenditure by a public service district for construction work or for th
HB 3121 - Increasing the salary of public service district board members
HB 3149 - Changing the board members of public service districts terms from six years to three years

Railroads (5 Bills)
HB 2445 - Updating safety rules and regulations pertaining to walkways along railtracks
HB 2536 - Adding language that includes railcars and locomotives in the category of railroad property that is illegal to interfere or tamper
HB 2609 - Establishing criminal penalties for interfering with medical treatment of a railroad employee
HB 2917 - Giving full consideration to bicycle, pedestrian and transit ways in the planning, development of state roads, railways and waterw
HB 3030 - Relating to special railroad police

Real Property (40 Bills)
HB 2002 - Changing the time for periodic valuations and assessments of real and personal property
HB 2012 - Relating to assessments of real property
HB 2018 - Making the destruction of a landlord's property which has been rented for residential purposes a criminal offense
HB 2030 - Providing a three percent cap on any increase in assessment on real property that is the primary residence
HB 2031 - Permitting firework displays on public school property provided the State Superintendent and the Fire Marshal approve the display
HB 2062 - Giving the owners of newly constructed homes a ten-year grace period before a connection to a newly installed sewer line is mandat
HB 2102 - Changing the qualifier for low income for a senior citizens' homestead tax credit
HB 2203 - Ethics Commission, Purchase, Sale or Lease of Personal Property
HB 2250 - Salary increases for public employees based upon residential housing costs
HB 2324 - Giving abutting landowners of public lands a right of first refusal to lease or buy public lands
HB 2350 - Providing that the transfer of development rights are renewable
HB 2356 - Exempting acts resulting in the taking or damaging of private property for public use from the immunity granted to a political sub
HB 2359 - Defining "spelunking" as a recreational purpose and activity for which a landowner's liability for injury is limited
HB 2372 - Authorizing county commissions to use impact fees to fund the building and operation of libraries and to administer and provide af
HB 2379 - Salary increases for school service employees based upon residential housing costs
HB 2407 - Relating to trustee accounts and funds, earnings and personal property of inmates
HB 2448 - Relating to annexation of unincorporated territory
HB 2507 - Relating to the discharging of firearms within a certain distance of a dwelling house
HB 2512 - Relating to assessed property valuations
HB 2527 - Requiring that all houses, dwellings and businesses located in a district where public water service is made available for the fir
HB 2536 - Adding language that includes railcars and locomotives in the category of railroad property that is illegal to interfere or tamper
HB 2558 - Exempting from taxation certain property owned by a nonprofit organization
HB 2561 - Providing that an applicant for a farm use exemption certificate may not be required to appear before any assessor for renewal
HB 2564 - Limiting the exemption given to buildings used wholly as dwelling houses for no more than two families to those buildings only whe
HB 2573 - Allowing quarterly payment of real and personal property taxes
HB 2575 - Providing an election to allow resident homeowners, sixty-five years old or older, to defer the payment of property tax increases
HB 2578 - Providing a ten percent cap on any increase in assessment of real and personal property in any one year
HB 2845 - Relating to the annexation of land by a municipality
HB 2928 - Clarifying procedures for protection of graves and burial sites
HB 2935 - Allowing bona fide nonresident landowners or their children, or parents, to hunt, fish or trap on their own land without obtaining
HB 2988 - Providing for the validity of a transfer of after-acquired property
HB 3042 - Changing the amount of residential solid waste that may be disposed of in a landfill free of charge
HB 3054 - Clarifying that the Real Estate Division of the Department of Administration has the power and duty of acquiring and disposing of
HB 3065 - Requiring disclosure of higher annual percentage rate upon refinancing of a loan not secured by real estate and to provide a reaso
HB 3094 - Prohibiting the publication of the consideration paid for the sale of real estate or the amount of any lien on the real property s
HB 3139 - Increasing the amount for a title examination when a person redeems real property
HB 3148 - Permitting a county sheriff when acting as a conservator to retain five percent of the protected person's estate, up to $250 per y
HB 3176 - Surface Owners Protection Act
HB 3253 - Providing misdemeanor criminal penalty for failing to comply with law regarding sale, lease or disposition of municipal property
HB 3255 - Relating to residential rental security deposits

Regulation of Trade (21 Bills)
HB 2098 - Prohibiting oil and gas operators from daylighting
HB 2122 - Allowing municipalities to regulate the hours of operation of private liquor clubs by ordinance
HB 2180 - Administration, Rules and Regulations for Fair Market Price Determination
HB 2193 - DEP-Air Quality, Permits for Construction and Major Modification of Major Stationary Sources of Air Pollution
HB 2290 - Relating to a no telephone solicitation contact (Do Not Call) list
HB 2484 - Permitting the sale of nonintoxicating beer within three hundred feet from a church that consents to the sale
HB 2547 - Relating to pawnbrokers obtaining a signed statement affirming ownership from a seller or pledgor on all sale or pawn transactions
HB 2596 - Explaining all warranties for the sale of used cars including the requirements for "as is" sales
HB 2882 - Transferring authority over racing, boxing, charitable bingo, raffle, games and charitable lottery to the State Gaming and Alcohol
HB 2907 - Relating to the sales of wine
HB 2918 - Banning the sale of "Barbie" dolls and other dolls that influence girls to be beautiful
HB 3067 - Allowing certain owners of warehouses to store and to transport quantities of alcoholic liquors, wine, beer or nonintoxicating bee
HB 3076 - Relating to the regulation and operation of cranes
HB 3078 - Reduced Cigarette Ignition Propensity Standard and Fire Prevention Act
HB 3100 - Multilevel Marketing Act
HB 3147 - Allowing the legal sale of liquor and wine on Sunday to be the same hours as prescribed for the sale of beer on Sunday
HB 3165 - Repealing article of the code granting a business license to sell drug paraphernalia
HB 3237 - Making it an unfair trade practice to refuse to refill a propane gas tank
HB 3285 - Restricting the sale of drug paraphernalia to licensed pharmacies
HB 3287 - Requiring blasting contractors to notify the State Fire Marshal and local property owners before blasting
HB 3335 - Relating to limitations upon the keeping and bearing of arms

Regulations (24 Bills)
HB 2027 - Creating an excise tax on methadone
HB 2049 - Providing that a legally unlicensed personal care home may house up to four unrelated residents if there is at least one full-time
HB 2055 - Requiring nursing homes to publicly post staffing information and granting rights to family councils
HB 2062 - Giving the owners of newly constructed homes a ten-year grace period before a connection to a newly installed sewer line is mandat
HB 2073 - Requiring that abortion providers notify the parents of a minor seeking an abortion forty-eight hours before performing the proced
HB 2092 - Prohibiting inquiries reflected on a credit report from adversely affecting an application for insurance
HB 2094 - Prohibiting employees of higher education from assisting students in securing abortions
HB 2099 - Exempting wrecker services from regulation by the Public Service Commission
HB 2106 - Making English the official language of West Virginia
HB 2125 - Providing that personnel carriers used to transport miners must be maintained at the working section
HB 2173 - Natural Resources, Deer Hunting Rules
HB 2245 - Relating to the denial of course credits for unexcused absences in school
HB 2275 - Regulating telemarketing for quasi-state agencies
HB 2288 - Changing compulsory school attendance until age eighteen or until the student graduates
HB 2289 - Changing the amount a person can earn while receiving unemployment benefits
HB 2299 - Limiting the purchase of handguns to one gun per month
HB 2351 - Prohibiting the placement of automated teller machines (ATM) in establishments that contain video lottery terminals
HB 2360 - Insuring that tobacco products are not sold in any packaging other than the original
HB 2445 - Updating safety rules and regulations pertaining to walkways along railtracks
HB 2462 - Authorizing county commissions to adopt and enforce noise abatement ordinances
HB 2528 - Updating the regulation of the practice of forestry
HB 2531 - Updating the regulation of the practice of barbers and cosmetologists
HB 2588 - Providing that only healthy beverages and healthy or nutritional snacks may be sold in the county school system
HB 2675 - Sexually Oriented Businesses Regulation Act

Rehabilitation Clinic (6 Bills)
HB 2027 - Creating an excise tax on methadone
HB 2100 - Relating to treatment for drug and alcohol addiction
HB 2225 - Authorizing the Department of Education and the Arts to Promulgate Legislative Rules
HB 2419 - Providing inmates a reduction in sentence for completion of education and rehabilitation programs
HB 2594 - Providing that persons convicted of certain drug related crimes must participate in a substance abuse counseling program to be eli
HB 2647 - Prohibiting the establishment of methadone treatment programs and clinics except those operated by comprehensive community mental

Religious Organizations (10 Bills)
HB 2020 - Exempting children receiving an exemption from compulsory school attendance in favor of church school from standardized testing re
HB 2373 - Requiring faith-based, abstinence-only and antichoice facilities to have written policies and procedures
HB 2374 - Requiring any faith-based facility that counsels women regarding contraception, abortion or pregnancy to maintain a quality assura
HB 2477 - West Virginia Religious Freedom Act
HB 2484 - Permitting the sale of nonintoxicating beer within three hundred feet from a church that consents to the sale
HB 2486 - Exempting from the nursing licensing provisions the care of the sick when done in connection with the practice of religious tenets
HB 2524 - West Virginia Religious Freedom Restoration Act
HB 2619 - Exempting existing churches from paying tax on propane and other forms of heating oil
HB 2809 - Exempting all gallons of gasoline and propane gas for any church, religious sect, society or denomination from the excise tax
HB 3233 - West Virginia Religious Freedom Restoration Act

Retirement (And Related Subheadings) (9 Bills)
HB 2087 - Changing the definition of final average salary to thirty-six consecutive months for calculating retirement
HB 2109 - Increasing the West Virginia retirement income exemption from taxation on persons age sixty-five years of age or older or survivin
HB 2156 - Consolidated Public Retirement Board, Refund, Reinstatement, Retroactive Service, and Loan Interest Factors
HB 2157 - Consolidated Public Retirement Board, Service Credit for Accrued and Unused Sick and Annual Leave
HB 2158 - Consolidated Public Retirement Board, WV State Police
HB 2187 - Consolidated Public Retirement Board, Deputy Sheriff Retirement System
HB 2553 - Permitting employee and retiree organizations to obtain state employees' home addresses
HB 2778 - Preventing a reduction in the annuity of a person who retires with disability retirement at age sixty-five
HB 3156 - Establishing the West Virginia Voluntary Employee Retirement Accounts Program

Retirement -- Education Personnel (23 Bills)
HB 2041 - Exempting the retirement benefits of certain annuitants under the State Teachers Retirement System from state income tax
HB 2189 - Consolidated Public Retirement Board, Teachers' Retirement System
HB 2246 - Providing a cost-of-living provision for certain persons retired under the teachers retirement system
HB 2317 - Requiring racetracks who are licensed to operate video lottery terminals pay a fee of one thousand dollars for each machine and th
HB 2327 - Providing cost-of-living benefits to retired teachers funded from the severance tax collections on natural gas
HB 2338 - Eliminating the six month waiting period for those in the Teachers Retirement System to receive disability retirement benefits
HB 2345 - Exempting from state and personal income tax the benefits a retired teacher receives from the State Teachers Retirement System und
HB 2385 - Relating to the Public Employees Retirement System and the Teachers Retirement System; and providing a one-time supplement for ann
HB 2390 - Allowing the purchase of service credit in the State Teachers Retirement System for temporary employment under the Comprehensive E
HB 2410 - Providing a one-time bonus payable in July of every year for retired public school teachers and state retirees
HB 2560 - Increasing benefits of retired state personnel and retired teachers
HB 2577 - Allowing a public school employee or retiree who missed work as a result of pregnancy to purchase up to one year of service credit
HB 2670 - Giving all school personnel, including teachers and service personnel and retired teachers a raise
HB 2703 - Relating to the State Teachers Retirement System
HB 2709 - Providing a cost-of-living provision for certain persons retired under the Teachers Retirement System
HB 2726 - Providing a cost-of-living provision for certain persons under the Teachers Retirement System
HB 2734 - Relating to minimum guarantees provided to members who elected to transfer from the Teachers' Defined Contribution System to the T
HB 2791 - Relating to any income derived from the West Virginia Teachers Retirement System and any other income received by active public sc
HB 2861 - Repealing the one hundred forty day limitation that a retired school teacher may teach in public schools
HB 2870 - Extending the deadline of the buyback provision provided under the Teachers' Defined Contribution Retirement System to the State T
HB 3092 - Providing that certain beneficiaries in the State Teachers Retirement System receive an annuity when an eligible spouse has not re
HB 3119 - Providing one-time supplements to all annuitants of the Public Employees' Retirement and Teachers' Retirement Systems at the time
HB 3289 - Stating circumstances permitting service credit purchase by members of the Teachers' Defined Contribution Retirement System in the

Retirement -- Public Employees (36 Bills)
HB 2011 - Providing correctional officers may retire with full benefits after twenty years of actual and honorable service
HB 2048 - Providing for the continuance of medical coverage for the spouse of a deceased retired public employee for any period previously p
HB 2089 - Allowing certain public employees to pay back retirement benefits
HB 2105 - Relating to prohibiting legislators from enrolling in the state retirement system
HB 2116 - Increasing the multiplier for a retirement annuity in the public employees retirement system, and deleting language which allows i
HB 2142 - Allowing municipal police and fire pension plans to use the actuarial examination by the State in lieu of obtaining its own actuar
HB 2154 - Consolidated Public Retirement Board, General Provisions
HB 2155 - Consolidated Public Retirement Board, Public Employees Retirement System
HB 2156 - Consolidated Public Retirement Board, Refund, Reinstatement, Retroactive Service, and Loan Interest Factors
HB 2188 - Consolidated Public Retirement Board, Benefit Determination and Appeal
HB 2261 - Exempting Division of Natural Resources conservation officers' retirement pensions form state income tax
HB 2323 - Granting public employees credit toward their West Virginia public employee retirement benefits for service in the Peace Corps
HB 2334 - Providing restrictions for an elected or appointed public official relating to reemployment after retirement
HB 2398 - Providing that certain mental hygiene commissioners are eligible for membership in the Public Employees Retirement System
HB 2410 - Providing a one-time bonus payable in July of every year for retired public school teachers and state retirees
HB 2426 - Reducing state income tax for state correctional officer retirees
HB 2475 - Permitting retired state employees to transfer from Medicare to coverage through the West Virginia Public Employees Act
HB 2560 - Increasing benefits of retired state personnel and retired teachers
HB 2622 - Relating to the reduction of state income taxes for certain state and federal retirees by increasing the exemption on retirement i
HB 2702 - Relating to the Deputy Sheriff Retirement System Act
HB 2711 - Providing that correctional officers may retire with full benefits after twenty years of service
HB 2727 - Providing a cost-of-living provision for disabled public employee retirement annuitants
HB 2763 - Allowing for expanded employment of certain retired state employees
HB 2770 - Relating to the Emergency Medical Services Retirement System Act
HB 2793 - Reducing state income tax liability for certain retired public employees
HB 2924 - Relating to qualified military service for public employees retirement benefits
HB 2956 - Prohibiting the finance board pursuant to the West Virginia Public Employees Insurance Act from increasing the types and levels of
HB 2959 - Prohibiting premium subsidies in the Public Employees Insurance Agency health plans for retirees who were hired on or after Januar
HB 2963 - Permitting the period of service by veterans of the conflicts in Granada, Lebanon and the Panama Canal be allowed as military serv
HB 3119 - Providing one-time supplements to all annuitants of the Public Employees' Retirement and Teachers' Retirement Systems at the time
HB 3145 - Giving municipalities with less than twenty-five employees the right to buy into becoming employees pursuant to the West Virginia
HB 3153 - Specifying that federal civil service system retirement income derived from military retirement system pensions that have been con
HB 3158 - Providing assistance to certain political subdivision activities involving municipal policemen's and firemen's pensions and relief
HB 3190 - Allowing the purchase of service credit for those emergency services officers who transferred into the Emergency Medical Services
HB 3245 - Providing that nay service in the United States Armed Forces up to two years is credited service toward retirement for members of
HB 3273 - West Virginia Correctional Officer Retirement System Act

Roads and Highways (28 Bills)
HB 2025 - Including bicycle and pedestrian ways in consideration in the planning and development of state roads
HB 2032 - Removing the section of code that limits the use of certain types of vehicles on highways between sunset and sunrise
HB 2050 - Expanding the counties covered by West Virginia Route 2 and Interstate 68 Authority to include Cabell, Mason and Jackson counties;
HB 2108 - Prohibiting the naming of a publicly funded building, road, structure or project for a living elected public official
HB 2120 - Prohibiting charitable organizations from soliciting contributions on public highways
HB 2274 - Relating to the distribution of the State Treasurer's "Road Fund"
HB 2494 - Giving local authorities the authority to decrease the speed limit on streets and highways where school buses travel in its jurisd
HB 2585 - Limiting liability for repair costs to automobile owners when they hit a deer on a public highway
HB 2606 - Exempting county school boards of education school buses from paying tolls for transit over the West Virginia Turnpike or any park
HB 2643 - Prohibiting the naming of a publicly funded building, road, structure or project which receives any operating or construction mone
HB 2661 - Including roads that serve more than one family in the state road system
HB 2750 - Establishing an Innovative Highway Projects Pilot Program
HB 2753 - Relating to the continuation of the Design-Build Program
HB 2755 - Authorizing the Department of Transportation to take control of an emergency scene on a highway
HB 2769 - Eliminating the requirement that the Division of Highways post signs indicating the type of surveillance equipment used to determi
HB 2776 - Exempting funeral procession from paying turnpike tolls
HB 2779 - Relating to the regulation and operation of low-speed vehicles
HB 2800 - Updating the requirements for a new subdivision to access a road in the State Highway System
HB 2813 - Highways, WV Division of, Transportation of Hazardous Wastes
HB 2820 - Highways, use of state road rights of way
HB 2862 - Relating to towing companies notifying the DMV of abandoned vehicles
HB 2893 - Allowing vehicles with farm-use exemption to travel fifty miles on public highways
HB 2900 - Creating the West Virginia Transportation Infrastructure Bank
HB 2917 - Giving full consideration to bicycle, pedestrian and transit ways in the planning, development of state roads, railways and waterw
HB 2951 - Increasing the penalties for overtaking and passing a school bus stopped for the purpose of receiving or discharging children
HB 3016 - Constructing speed bumps on one-lane roads and providing that the state is not liable for any damages to motor vehicles resulting
HB 3144 - Establishing the state road benefit instant lottery scratch-off game
HB 3249 - Preventing vehicles from driving more than seventy-five feet in a center lane designated for left turns

Rule Making Authority (2 Bills)
HB 2473 - Relating to the commissioner's rule-making authority for workers' compensation
HB 2712 - Relating to rule making requirements of the Department of Health and Human Services

Safety (40 Bills)
HB 2025 - Including bicycle and pedestrian ways in consideration in the planning and development of state roads
HB 2034 - Relating to the eliminating of mercury in vaccines
HB 2059 - Prohibiting certain sex offenders from loitering within one thousand feet of a school or child care facility, school bus stop, or
HB 2118 - Requiring the State Board of Education to promulgate rule implementing a tornado safety awareness plan in public schools
HB 2134 - Requiring the use of helmets by skateboarders
HB 2170 - Authorizing the Department of Commerce to promulgate legislative rules
HB 2199 - DEP-Water Resources, Dam Safety Rule
HB 2212 - Labor, Amusement Rides and Attractions Safety Act
HB 2213 - Labor, Elevator Safety Act
HB 2253 - Making the offense of failure to wear safety belts a primary offense
HB 2264 - Requiring the Office of Miners Health and Safety to employ qualified diesel inspectors
HB 2277 - Providing for the use of neck braces by football players
HB 2285 - Requiring that permanent and temporary battery charging stations in mines be ventilated directly to the return on a separate split
HB 2293 - Creating the criminal offense of harassment of a participant of a neighborhood crime watch
HB 2341 - Requiring the State Board of Education to create a school drug safety program
HB 2353 - Relating to the crime victims compensation program
HB 2409 - Providing that fire officers may use adjacent property to prevent fire from spreading
HB 2411 - Requiring that workplace fatalities be reported to the Division of Labor
HB 2421 - Requires that inoperable fire hydrants be painted black and be reported to emergency dispatch centers
HB 2441 - Strengthening the protections for whistleblowers of unsafe working conditions in mines
HB 2445 - Updating safety rules and regulations pertaining to walkways along railtracks
HB 2450 - Permitting private owners of vehicles to install an interlock system on their vehicle
HB 2489 - Requiring mine operators to provide notice of hazardous chemical substances and lead exposure to its employees
HB 2492 - Providing that accident report forms are conclusive as to the issue of the accident's cause, unless a court rules otherwise
HB 2504 - Establishing the Silver Alert Plan, an alert system for missing cognitively impaired persons
HB 2565 - Relating to industrial accidents and emergencies
HB 2637 - Requiring that all state high schools provide a course in archery safety for hunters
HB 2699 - Establishing breeding restrictions for aggressive or vicious dogs
HB 2724 - Silver Alert Plan
HB 2911 - Establishing a state law-enforcement association members annual leave program
HB 2917 - Giving full consideration to bicycle, pedestrian and transit ways in the planning, development of state roads, railways and waterw
HB 2968 - Requiring the State Fire Commission to establish safety standards for liquefied petroleum gas systems
HB 3066 - Clarifying the supervision requirements for elevator apprentices under elevator safety
HB 3160 - Authorizing the Director of the Division of Protective Services to assess, charge and collect fees from state spending units and p
HB 3161 - Providing that the officers of the Division of Protective Services have the same powers of arrest and law enforcement as members o
HB 3240 - Giving the Commissioner of Motor Vehicles authority to approve all-terrain vehicle rider safety awareness courses
HB 3256 - West Virginia Partnership to Promote Community Well-Being
HB 3304 - Relating to residency restrictions for registered sex offenders
HB 3318 - Creating a full-time administrative law judge for the office of Miners' Health, Safety and Training
HB 3331 - Prohibiting the taking of lawfully possessed arms and ammunition during a declared state of emergency or riot

Salaries (48 Bills)
HB 2001 - Providing additional state minimum salary for certain teachers
HB 2013 - Increasing salary increments paid to principals and assistant principals
HB 2051 - Providing a two thousand eight dollar salary increase for each employee of the Division of Corrections
HB 2069 - Increasing the faculty senate allotment for classroom teachers and librarians
HB 2087 - Changing the definition of final average salary to thirty-six consecutive months for calculating retirement
HB 2113 - Providing overtime pay for all employees who are required to work holidays regardless if the holiday hours are in excess of a fort
HB 2116 - Increasing the multiplier for a retirement annuity in the public employees retirement system, and deleting language which allows i
HB 2220 - Personnel, Reimbursement of Compensation Paid to State Employees
HB 2246 - Providing a cost-of-living provision for certain persons retired under the teachers retirement system
HB 2248 - Requiring employers to pay nurses at their regular rate of pay for all the time they are on-call on the employer's premises
HB 2249 - Allowing comparable credit at trade or vocational schools approved by the State Board to count towards service personnel pay rates
HB 2250 - Salary increases for public employees based upon residential housing costs
HB 2258 - Providing full daily rate of pay for substitute teachers if they have in excess of ten instructional days in the same school year
HB 2289 - Changing the amount a person can earn while receiving unemployment benefits
HB 2300 - Excluding certain employment-related expenses from the definition of gross income for purposes of determining child support
HB 2305 - Revising appointment and compensation provisions of the Supreme Court Clerk and his or her staff
HB 2320 - Providing for a modification to federal adjusted gross income for expenses incurred by organ donors
HB 2337 - Authorizing the Governor to pay a nonbase building salary enhancement to eligible state employees
HB 2355 - Removing certain exceptions in the definitions of employer and employee covered by the West Virginia minimum wage law
HB 2367 - Raising the state salary level to at least one hundred twenty-five percent above the Federal Poverty Guidelines
HB 2370 - Providing for increased compensation for aides and paraprofessionals with large numbers of pupils in kindergarten and grades one t
HB 2379 - Salary increases for school service employees based upon residential housing costs
HB 2381 - Relating to the employment and compensation of school service personnel
HB 2382 - Salary increase for sanitarian employees of the division of health
HB 2386 - Relating to the definition of gross income for purposes of determining child support
HB 2395 - Subtracting social security benefits from federal adjusted gross income
HB 2397 - Providing a salary supplement for providers of medicaid eligible services in the public schools
HB 2405 - Relating to Public Defender Services and raising the hourly rate of compensation for panel attorneys
HB 2433 - Increasing the amount of annual and incremental salary increases for eligible state employees
HB 2434 - Relating to treatment of income derived from federal military or federal police pensions that have been converted to federal civil
HB 2471 - Increasing compensation for conservation officers
HB 2500 - Establishing school service personnel class title and pay grade for the positions of "Administrative Assistant" and "Legal Secreta
HB 2523 - Increasing compensation of membership of the West Virginia State Police
HB 2586 - Granting a salary increase for Regional Jail Authority employees
HB 2587 - Capping regional jail per diem charges at forty-eight dollars and ten cents
HB 2618 - Compensating state troopers for call-back time
HB 2620 - Increasing the pay grade of cafeteria managers
HB 2669 - Providing an exemption from gross income for certain members of volunteer fire departments
HB 2670 - Giving all school personnel, including teachers and service personnel and retired teachers a raise
HB 2685 - Amending the Uniform Principal and Income Act
HB 2731 - Increasing the salary of family court judges
HB 2782 - Authorizing a $2,008 pay raise for employees of the West Virginia Regional Jail Authority, Division of Corrections and Department
HB 2784 - Establishing prevailing hourly rates to be used in connection with the construction of public improvements
HB 2806 - Removing the salary cap for secretary-clerks and case coordinators of the family court
HB 2914 - Relating to West Virginia State Police receiving on-call and off-duty pay
HB 3121 - Increasing the salary of public service district board members
HB 3172 - Increasing the compensation for employees of the Mildred Mitchell-Bateman Hospital and the William R. Sharpe, Jr. Hospital
HB 3303 - Increasing the salaries of magistrates who serve populations of eight thousand four hundred or more

Secretary of State (6 Bills)
HB 2227 - Secretary of State, Administration of the Address Confidentiality Program
HB 2567 - Relating to filing agency rules with the Secretary of State under the Administrative Procedures Act
HB 2965 - Requiring candidates for the House of Delegates and the Senate to file their announcement of candidacies with the Secretary of Sta
HB 3074 - Allowing the Secretary of State to notify people with delinquent taxes by certified mail
HB 3075 - Requiring the Secretary of State to handle the administrative duties regarding the Silver Haired Legislature
HB 3281 - Improving the technology infrastructure of the West Virginia Secretary of State's Office

Senior Citizens (17 Bills)
HB 2004 - Establishing a program for reprogramming cellular telephones and distributing to seniors for making emergency calls
HB 2036 - Eliminating West Virginia income tax on social security benefits
HB 2068 - Excluding federal interest income when applying the income exclusion available to those sixty-five years of age or older and to pe
HB 2102 - Changing the qualifier for low income for a senior citizens' homestead tax credit
HB 2109 - Increasing the West Virginia retirement income exemption from taxation on persons age sixty-five years of age or older or survivin
HB 2368 - Making the senior citizens discount on campground rental fees at state parks available year-round
HB 2444 - Creating the Legislative Oversight Commission on Long-Term Care
HB 2537 - Preventing insurers from increasing the rates for auto liability or homeowners insurance for persons over the age of sixty-five ba
HB 2575 - Providing an election to allow resident homeowners, sixty-five years old or older, to defer the payment of property tax increases
HB 2579 - Relating to discounts at state parks for elderly and disabled persons
HB 2607 - Increasing penalties for financial exploitation of an elderly person or incapacitated adult
HB 2625 - Providing for aged or disabled farmers to continue to receive the benefit of having their farm land appraised as farm property aft
HB 2645 - Providing one-time supplements to all annuitants when they reach the age of seventy
HB 2724 - Silver Alert Plan
HB 2788 - Protecting incapacitated adults from abuse or neglect by a caregiver
HB 2884 - Long-Term Care Partnership Program
HB 2913 - Relating to the Statewide Independent Living Council

Social Security (4 Bills)
HB 2036 - Eliminating West Virginia income tax on social security benefits
HB 2395 - Subtracting social security benefits from federal adjusted gross income
HB 2483 - Exempting the first twenty thousand dollars of state pensions and social security benefits from West Virginia personal income tax
HB 2624 - Subtracting social security benefits from federal adjusted gross income to determine West Virginia adjusted gross income for purpo

Taxation (And Related Subheadings) (27 Bills)
HB 2067 - Allowing a tax deduction for all prepaid tuition contracts or college savings plan
HB 2097 - Permitting deed of trust or mortgage interest paid on a taxpayers' personal residences to be used for personal income tax purposes
HB 2176 - Tax Department, Repeal of Valuation of Intangible Personal Property
HB 2228 - Tax Department, Combined Returns Pursuant to an Investigation by the Tax Commissioner
HB 2229 - Tax Department, Film Industry Investment Tax Credit
HB 2230 - Tax Department, Electronic Filing of Payment of Special District Excise Tax
HB 2231 - Tax Department, Withholding or Denial of Personal Income Tax Refunds
HB 2232 - Tax Department, Exchange of Information Agreement
HB 2358 - Including a tax checkoff option for Jackson's Mill 4-H Camp
HB 2401 - Providing for the expiration of the alternative minimum tax
HB 2453 - Providing a tax credit for scholarship donations
HB 2469 - West Virginia Taxpayer and Citizen Protection Act of 2009
HB 2554 - Abolishing the business and franchise tax
HB 2584 - Providing a state tax deduction for amounts paid for health insurance under certain circumstances
HB 2715 - The Economic Fairness Act of 2009
HB 2730 - Authorizing a tax credit for new teachers in critical needs areas
HB 2915 - Authorizing the sale of prohibited fireworks
HB 3024 - Relating to taxation
HB 3039 - Providing reduced rates for low-income residential customers of privately owned water utilities
HB 3074 - Allowing the Secretary of State to notify people with delinquent taxes by certified mail
HB 3080 - General revisions to taxation
HB 3113 - Relating to arts, entertainment and enterprise districts
HB 3166 - Health Care Affordability Act
HB 3262 - Relating to health care provider tax
HB 3271 - Creating a tax credit for certain solar energy systems
HB 3312 - Requiring that any new or increased municipal taxes or fees must have a defined purpose
HB 3320 - The Family Education Tax Credit Act

Taxation -- Consumers Sales Tax (25 Bills)
HB 2014 - Eliminating the severance tax and the health care provider tax on behavior health providers
HB 2143 - Dedicating a portion of the receipts from the tax on food products to be distributed equally to each district of the Division of H
HB 2230 - Tax Department, Electronic Filing of Payment of Special District Excise Tax
HB 2242 - Creating sales and use tax exemptions for purchases of design and engineering services and materials and equipment directly used i
HB 2281 - Relating to a tax exemption on certain sales of clothing
HB 2291 - Imposing an excise tax on the sale or rental of obscene materials
HB 2458 - Reinstating the sales tax exemption for comprehensive mental health care centers
HB 2459 - Increasing the tax on purchases of intoxicating liquors outside corporate limits
HB 2470 - Exempting all schools which include grades kindergarten through twelve from paying consumer sales tax on items the school sells
HB 2505 - Exempting the sale of the services of shredding and recycling of paper and paper products from the consumer sales tax
HB 2521 - Reducing the wholesale tax on heating fuel, off road fuels, kerosene and propane used for home heating purposes or off road use
HB 2629 - Providing an exemption from estate taxes and the Consumers Sales and Service Tax for certain expenses of any infant who dies befor
HB 2633 - Exempting from the sales and use tax special equipment installed in a motor vehicle for the use of a person with physical disabili
HB 2650 - Eliminating the sales tax on food effective the first day of July, two thousand nine
HB 2681 - Eliminating the food tax, increasing the tax on nonintoxicating beer, increasing the cigarette tax, increasing the noncigarette to
HB 2733 - Creating an annual sales tax holiday for purchases of guns and ammunition
HB 2746 - Raising the excise tax on cigarettes and all other tobacco products
HB 2940 - Exempting funeral establishments and authorized representatives of the deceased from any sales tax regarding goods and services
HB 2999 - Relating to the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement and the West Virginia consumers sales and service tax and use tax
HB 3017 - Exempting from the consumers sales and service tax and use tax any sales of donated clothing or clothing accessories
HB 3079 - Changing the definition of "health care provider" and "drug" for the purpose of consumers sales tax, and exempting from the consum
HB 3096 - Providing tax credits for the sale of locally grown produce
HB 3130 - Increasing the barrel tax on nonintoxicating beer
HB 3140 - Relating to tax map sales
HB 3284 - Allowing local governments to levy a sales tax on food and beverages

Taxation -- Mines & Minerals (3 Bills)
HB 2314 - Relating to a severance tax imposed on surface mining activities
HB 3003 - Continuing and reimposing the special reclamation tax, providing for periodic legislative review, and removing the additional tax
HB 3081 - Coal-to-Liquid Act of 2009

Taxation -- Motor Vehicles (6 Bills)
HB 2218 - Authorizing the Department of Transportation to promulgate legislative rules
HB 2321 - Extending the alternative-fuel motor vehicle tax credit for ten years and making the credit retroactive from the expiration date o
HB 2775 - Exempting antique cars from taxation and fees
HB 3072 - Providing a full tax deduction for the purchase of a new automobile and providing an exemption from the sales tax in the tax year
HB 3095 - Exempting antique motor vehicles from personal property taxes
HB 3243 - Relating to consumers sales and service tax on motor vehicles

Taxation -- Personal & Corporate Income Tax (65 Bills)
HB 2009 - Business and occupation tax credit to electric power generators for the use of West Virginia coal
HB 2026 - Eliminating penalties associated with the underpayment of taxes owed from a person who is a resident individual, provided a person
HB 2036 - Eliminating West Virginia income tax on social security benefits
HB 2041 - Exempting the retirement benefits of certain annuitants under the State Teachers Retirement System from state income tax
HB 2042 - Providing a tax credit for Ad Valorem tax paid on Manufacturing Inventory
HB 2068 - Excluding federal interest income when applying the income exclusion available to those sixty-five years of age or older and to pe
HB 2086 - Providing a five percent personal income tax reduction
HB 2097 - Permitting deed of trust or mortgage interest paid on a taxpayers' personal residences to be used for personal income tax purposes
HB 2101 - Providing for a credit against the West Virginia personal income tax liability in the amount of payments made on student loans
HB 2102 - Changing the qualifier for low income for a senior citizens' homestead tax credit
HB 2109 - Increasing the West Virginia retirement income exemption from taxation on persons age sixty-five years of age or older or survivin
HB 2148 - Providing a corporate tax credit for qualified health insurance policies provided by corporate employers to employees
HB 2229 - Tax Department, Film Industry Investment Tax Credit
HB 2235 - Income tax exemption for veterans who locate in West Virginia following separation from service
HB 2252 - Providing a tax credit to landlords who rent to parolees
HB 2256 - Exempting undergraduate students attending state colleges or universities for the first two years postgraduation, from the payment
HB 2261 - Exempting Division of Natural Resources conservation officers' retirement pensions form state income tax
HB 2276 - Income tax deduction for gifts to West Virginia charities
HB 2286 - Allowing for an adjusted gross income of a taxpayer for contributions to the maintenance and improvement of state, county and muni
HB 2317 - Requiring racetracks who are licensed to operate video lottery terminals pay a fee of one thousand dollars for each machine and th
HB 2320 - Providing for a modification to federal adjusted gross income for expenses incurred by organ donors
HB 2322 - Authorizing a corporation net income tax credit for reducing charges for home heating fuel and propane gas provided to low-income
HB 2345 - Exempting from state and personal income tax the benefits a retired teacher receives from the State Teachers Retirement System und
HB 2361 - Requiring lobbyists and lawyers providing lobbying services to pay service tax
HB 2401 - Providing for the expiration of the alternative minimum tax
HB 2426 - Reducing state income tax for state correctional officer retirees
HB 2476 - Reducing the corporate net income tax rate to five point nine percent effective the first day of July, two thousand nine
HB 2480 - Exempting all military income from personal income taxes
HB 2483 - Exempting the first twenty thousand dollars of state pensions and social security benefits from West Virginia personal income tax
HB 2535 - Creating a tax credit for certain solar energy systems
HB 2540 - Dedicating a portion of revenue generated from certain severance taxes for the benefit of counties from which the revenue was gene
HB 2554 - Abolishing the business and franchise tax
HB 2573 - Allowing quarterly payment of real and personal property taxes
HB 2576 - Providing a corporate tax credit for qualified health insurance policies
HB 2582 - Establishing a corporate tax credit up to fifty percent of the corporation's net income tax for contributions to scholarship funds
HB 2595 - Providing an exemption from gross income for members of volunteer fire departments for state personal income tax purposes
HB 2622 - Relating to the reduction of state income taxes for certain state and federal retirees by increasing the exemption on retirement i
HB 2624 - Subtracting social security benefits from federal adjusted gross income to determine West Virginia adjusted gross income for purpo
HB 2635 - Allowing the federal adjusted gross income deduction for the amount spent for medical expenses
HB 2679 - Providing a tax credit to medical providers in an amount equal to their investment in electronic medical record technology
HB 2708 - Exempting certain income received by retired federal employees from the personal income tax
HB 2722 - Providing a one hundred dollar tax credit to certain businesses that are required to reprogram its cash registers because of a cha
HB 2744 - Providing a small business tax credit
HB 2765 - Updating the meaning of "federal adjusted gross income" and certain other terms in the West Virginia Personal Income Tax Act
HB 2781 - Providing a tax credit to sawmills that become certified in the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Green Building Ratin
HB 2791 - Relating to any income derived from the West Virginia Teachers Retirement System and any other income received by active public sc
HB 2793 - Reducing state income tax liability for certain retired public employees
HB 2859 - Critical needs firefighters tax credit
HB 2868 - West Virginia Children with Autism Trust Act
HB 2889 - Exempting the first $30,000 of a taxpayer's severance wages from state income tax for year 2009 only
HB 2890 - Providing low-income workers with a refundable state tax credit
HB 2901 - Relating to limitations on expending hotel occupancy tax proceeds
HB 2902 - Updating the meaning of "federal taxable income" used in the West Virginia Corporation Net Income Tax Act to conform with the Inte
HB 2931 - Removing a severance tax on timber for tax years 2010 through 2013
HB 2962 - Raising the maximum personal income tax exemption for persons over the age of sixty-five and for persons who are totally disabled
HB 2994 - Eliminating the one and twenty-two hundredths percent severance tax on timber for five years
HB 3000 - Relating to a business and occupation tax on the business of the transmission of electricity through certain electric transmission
HB 3004 - Permitting individual taxpayers a modification to state income tax for medical expenses exceeding two percent of their federal adj
HB 3026 - Providing a two-tiered personal income tax credit to parents or legal guardians who provide home or private, primary or secondary
HB 3125 - Providing a tax credit against income tax for the sale of stock in a corporation located within West Virginia
HB 3128 - Relating to the use of reported income tax expenses in setting the rates of certain public utilities
HB 3136 - Providing a modification to taxable income of up to $10, 000 for payment to a taxpayer from an employer as a result of a reduction
HB 3179 - Relating to the West Virginia Film Industry Investment Act
HB 3290 - Reducing the federal adjusted gross income, for West Virginia personal income tax purposes, of poll workers that donate their earn
HB 3316 - Decreasing the corporate income tax rate beginning in the year 2012

Taxation -- Property (22 Bills)
HB 2030 - Providing a three percent cap on any increase in assessment on real property that is the primary residence
HB 2042 - Providing a tax credit for Ad Valorem tax paid on Manufacturing Inventory
HB 2176 - Tax Department, Repeal of Valuation of Intangible Personal Property
HB 2252 - Providing a tax credit to landlords who rent to parolees
HB 2283 - Authorizing county tax assessors to choose not to impose the property tax in a county on businesses for property that is business
HB 2304 - Exempting from personal property taxation, the equipment, inventory and raw materials of crafts people who have had their work eva
HB 2333 - Including ambulance and fire fees as part of the property tax assessment so that the fees and property taxes may be paid with the
HB 2558 - Exempting from taxation certain property owned by a nonprofit organization
HB 2573 - Allowing quarterly payment of real and personal property taxes
HB 2575 - Providing an election to allow resident homeowners, sixty-five years old or older, to defer the payment of property tax increases
HB 2578 - Providing a ten percent cap on any increase in assessment of real and personal property in any one year
HB 2625 - Providing for aged or disabled farmers to continue to receive the benefit of having their farm land appraised as farm property aft
HB 2629 - Providing an exemption from estate taxes and the Consumers Sales and Service Tax for certain expenses of any infant who dies befor
HB 2873 - Requiring assessors to create a cost of housing index
HB 2934 - Clarifying language relating to redemption of property
HB 2986 - Imposing a tax of $50 on the transfer of real estate valued at $25,000 or more within the incorporated limits of any municipality
HB 2998 - Relating to periodic valuations of real property and the assessment of the value thereof
HB 3027 - Providing an excise tax on the recordation of mortgages and deeds of trust
HB 3073 - Exempting from the excise tax on property transfers property that is transferred from an individual to a wholly-owned corporation
HB 3108 - Requiring the assessor of each county to prepare a new property tax ticket within three months of a deed filing
HB 3139 - Increasing the amount for a title examination when a person redeems real property
HB 3270 - High Technology Business Property Valuation Act

Taxation -- Roads & Fuel (6 Bills)
HB 2007 - Reducing the federal adjusted gross income for motor fuel expenses incurred in commuting to and from one's occupation
HB 2327 - Providing cost-of-living benefits to retired teachers funded from the severance tax collections on natural gas
HB 2619 - Exempting existing churches from paying tax on propane and other forms of heating oil
HB 2809 - Exempting all gallons of gasoline and propane gas for any church, religious sect, society or denomination from the excise tax
HB 2833 - Clarifying the taxation of natural gas and oil
HB 2894 - Establishing tax credits for personal and commercial users of the West Virginia Turnpike

Technology (11 Bills)
HB 2056 - Relating to electronic and paper requisition format approved by the Auditor
HB 2124 - Providing a criminal penalty for transmitting bulk electronic mail messages which are unsolicited
HB 2230 - Tax Department, Electronic Filing of Payment of Special District Excise Tax
HB 2232 - Tax Department, Exchange of Information Agreement
HB 2243 - Creating the joint commission on technology and advanced communications
HB 2263 - Requiring medical practitioners who perform abortions to estimate the gestational age of the fetus by using ultrasound
HB 2313 - Requiring that every woman seeking an abortion be given the opportunity to see an ultrasound image of the fetus
HB 2503 - Requiring licensed tattoo artist to inform patrons, prior to performing the tattoo procedure, of the potential problems that a tat
HB 3123 - Relating to donation and transfer of surplus personal computers and other information systems, technology and equipment for educat
HB 3270 - High Technology Business Property Valuation Act
HB 3281 - Improving the technology infrastructure of the West Virginia Secretary of State's Office

Tobacco and Tobacco Products (6 Bills)
HB 2360 - Insuring that tobacco products are not sold in any packaging other than the original
HB 2681 - Eliminating the food tax, increasing the tax on nonintoxicating beer, increasing the cigarette tax, increasing the noncigarette to
HB 2746 - Raising the excise tax on cigarettes and all other tobacco products
HB 2773 - Increasing the monetary penalties for selling tobacco products to minors
HB 2855 - Permitting the holder of a license to sell nonintoxicating liquors to determine the use or nonuse of tobacco products on the licen
HB 2932 - Requiring the approval of board of health rules relating to tobacco use in public or private places

Tourism (3 Bills)
HB 2177 - Tourism, Direct Advertising Grants Program
HB 2632 - Modifying the West Virginia Parkways, Economic Development and Tourism Authority's power to charge tolls and issue bonds
HB 2972 - Requiring that not less than fifty percent of the moneys remaining in the Tourism Promotion Fund be made to West Virginia companie

Transportation (5 Bills)
HB 2058 - No State-Funded Transportation for Abortion Act
HB 2085 - Providing county boards of education may study the economic feasibility of exercising an option of engaging in cooperative agreeme
HB 2125 - Providing that personnel carriers used to transport miners must be maintained at the working section
HB 2143 - Dedicating a portion of the receipts from the tax on food products to be distributed equally to each district of the Division of H
HB 3232 - West Virginia Commuter Rail Access Act

Treasurer (State) (5 Bills)
HB 2144 - Providing State Treasury Fire Protection Fund revenue to the West Virginia State Fire Chiefs Association and the West Virginia Sta
HB 2274 - Relating to the distribution of the State Treasurer's "Road Fund"
HB 2387 - Establishing in the state treasury a targeted minority economic development fund to address economic issues of minorities and mino
HB 2831 - Treasurer's Office, selection of state depositories
HB 3295 - Relating to the West Virginia State Treasurer's Office

Unemployment Compensation (6 Bills)
HB 2289 - Changing the amount a person can earn while receiving unemployment benefits
HB 2336 - Relating generally to unemployment compensation and the unemployment compensation trust fund
HB 2497 - Extending unemployment compensation benefits when special circumstances exist
HB 2678 - Providing for payment of unemployment compensation when a person misses work due to domestic violence
HB 3007 - Implementing random drug testing for recipients of federal-state assistance, state assistance and unemployment compensation
HB 3024 - Relating to taxation

Uniform Laws (4 Bills)
HB 2038 - Uniform Premarital Agreement Act
HB 2487 - Allowing the Supreme Court of Appeals to establish a uniform bail schedule
HB 2674 - Allowing the Supreme Court of Appeals to establish a uniform bail schedule
HB 2685 - Amending the Uniform Principal and Income Act

Utilities (11 Bills)
HB 2009 - Business and occupation tax credit to electric power generators for the use of West Virginia coal
HB 2063 - Relating to water utility rates
HB 2265 - Requiring public utilities to file with the county commission in each county in which it provides service, copies of all proposed
HB 2446 - Providing that utility trailer registration plates are midsized relative to automobile registration plates and motorcycle plates
HB 2844 - Relating to the adoption of the 2008 National Electric Code
HB 2851 - Relating to the sale of municipal public utility
HB 2852 - Eliminating charges by public utilities for meter reading and minimum bill fees
HB 2863 - Relating to construction of state utility projects
HB 3039 - Providing reduced rates for low-income residential customers of privately owned water utilities
HB 3128 - Relating to the use of reported income tax expenses in setting the rates of certain public utilities
HB 3184 - Establishing a criminal penalty for entry upon any property owned or leased by a public utility or a company engaged in the produc

Vendors (1 Bills)
HB 2495 - Establishing the consumer's right to know regarding telemarketers and requiring certain vendors to use only persons authorized to

Vital Records (18 Bills)
HB 2060 - Requiring magistrate courts to maintain records relating to successful collection rates on judgements
HB 2065 - Relating to issuing a certificate of birth resulting in stillbirth
HB 2074 - Requiring that certain records maintained by the clerk of the county commission to be preserved
HB 2081 - Requiring the superintendent or owner of a mine to sign the fire boss record book daily
HB 2266 - Creating a registry of convictions for operating a clandestine drug laboratory
HB 2279 - Providing that identity theft is a felony if a person commits the crime with the intent to commit any other crime
HB 2348 - Requiring mandatory community service upon conviction of a misdemeanor offense of driving under the influence and creating a centr
HB 2371 - Releasing the name and identification of any juvenile adjudicated or convicted of a crime to the victims
HB 2490 - Including persons who participate in or who contribute to taking a person's identity with fraudulent intent
HB 2492 - Providing that accident report forms are conclusive as to the issue of the accident's cause, unless a court rules otherwise
HB 2520 - Reporting requirements when it is suspected that a women suffered injury or death due to induced abortion
HB 2583 - Requiring health care providers to release unemancipated minor's medical records for drug testing to a parent or legal guardian wi
HB 2628 - Restricting public access to concealed weapons permit records
HB 2648 - Protecting the privacy of a person's prescription information
HB 2649 - Relating to confidential records
HB 2679 - Providing a tax credit to medical providers in an amount equal to their investment in electronic medical record technology
HB 3250 - Excluding indigent persons from receiving health care records free of charge when represented by an organization or an attorney th
HB 3317 - Relating to public records management and preservation

Water Resources (12 Bills)
HB 2063 - Relating to water utility rates
HB 2165 - DEP-Water Resources, State Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund
HB 2198 - DEP-Water Resources, Environmental Laboratories
HB 2199 - DEP-Water Resources, Dam Safety Rule
HB 2200 - DEP-Water Resources, Assessment of Civil Administrative Penalties
HB 2206 - Health, Public Water Systems
HB 2474 - Exempting land-based finfish aquaculture facilities from certain sludge management requirements
HB 2527 - Requiring that all houses, dwellings and businesses located in a district where public water service is made available for the fir
HB 2736 - Relating to rules governing the operation of motor boats on lakes
HB 2785 - Requiring that every house, dwelling or business located in an area where public water services are made available for the first t
HB 2815 - DEP-Water Resources, WV/NPDES Rules for Coal Mining Facilities
HB 2960 - Relating to water pollution control

Weapons (2 Bills)
HB 2316 - Relating to unlawful possession of deadly weapons by a minor
HB 2422 - Clarifying what constitutes "on or about the person" regarding possession of a deadly weapon

Workers Compensation (12 Bills)
HB 2070 - Requiring that all worker's compensation adjusters employed by a private insurance carrier be located within the geographic border
HB 2416 - Providing worker's compensation benefits to volunteer firefighters for cardiovascular or pulmonary diseases provided certain condi
HB 2430 - Providing workers' compensation coverage for certain employees who perform duties attendant to racing activities
HB 2473 - Relating to the commissioner's rule-making authority for workers' compensation
HB 2552 - Revising Insurance Commissioner reporting requirements to the Legislature on workers' compensation insurance rules
HB 2854 - Extending permanent total disability benefits to workers' compensation benefits claimants for life
HB 2874 - Providing a rebuttable presumption that a firefighter has developed a pulmonary disease or sustained a cardiovascular injury
HB 3098 - Relating to the payment of travel expenses of workers' compensation claimants
HB 3143 - Rendering cardiac arrest as a compensable injury pursuant to West Virginia Workers' Compensation law
HB 3259 - Relating to compromise and settlement of workers' compensation claims for permanent total disability
HB 3275 - Changing the date through which governmental entities are required to purchase workers' compensation
HB 3296 - Relating to the worker's compensation claimant attorney fees

Zoning (3 Bills)
HB 2025 - Including bicycle and pedestrian ways in consideration in the planning and development of state roads
HB 2356 - Exempting acts resulting in the taking or damaging of private property for public use from the immunity granted to a political sub
HB 2375 - Removing the exemption from planning and zoning restrictions for mining and manufacturing activities and uses

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