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Abortion (16 Bills)
SB 67 - Relating to care of certain aborted fetuses
SB 68 - Prohibiting gender-based abortions
SB 122 - Prohibiting certain abortions at state facilities
SB 489 - Limiting health insurance coverage for elective abortions to supplemental policies
SB 589 - Creating Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

Actions and Suits (2 Bills)
SB 99 - Imposing statute of limitations on civil action derived from surveying of property
SB 164 - Increasing sanctions for certain lawsuits and complaints filed by prisoners
SB 388 - Tolling statute of limitations against tortfeasors upon claim filing
SB 403 - Creating WV Criminal and Civil Forfeiture Act
SB 453 - Requiring insurance liability coverage disclosure to claimant upon request
SB 502 - Requiring real party identification in first-party claims for uninsured and underinsured motorist civil litigation
SB 504 - Relating to several liability for health care providers
SB 505 - Providing third-party damages' collection from insurance company engaged in unfair trade practices
SB 521 - Relating to subrogation rights of PEIA
SB 598 - Requiring administrative claim prior to third-party bad faith actions
SB 605 - Limiting landowners' liability for military, law-enforcement or homeland-defense training purposes
SB 607 - Requiring notice prior to third-party bad faith actions
SB 612 - Removing "equitably entitled" recipients from damage award distributions in wrongful death actions
SB 672 - Clarifying limitations for nursing home actions identical to other medical professional liability actions

Acts (4 Bills)
SB 41 - Creating Grieving Parents Act
SB 59 - Creating WV Swimming Pool Safety Act
SB 88 - Creating Jobs Impact Statement Act
SB 97 - Creating Intrastate Coal and Use Act
SB 107 - Creating WV Firearms Freedom Act
SB 114 - Creating Medication Therapy Management Act
SB 115 - Creating Keep Jobs in West Virginia Act
SB 125 - Creating State Labor Relations Act
SB 221 - Creating Jason Flatt Act of 2012
SB 341 - Creating Restroom Access Act
SB 346 - Creating Larry Border Act
SB 381 - Creating WV Buy American Act
SB 403 - Creating WV Criminal and Civil Forfeiture Act
SB 449 - Creating Uniform Power of Attorney Act
SB 452 - Creating Taxpayer's Bill of Rights Act
SB 523 - Creating Commercial Real Estate Broker Lien Act
SB 581 - Creating Provider Sponsored Network Act

Advertising (2 Bills)
SB 48 - Relating to outdoor advertising sign restrictions

Agriculture (1 Bills)
SB 148 - Creating Transition Program for Tobacco Farmers
SB 151 - Modifying "nontraditional agriculture" definition
SB 421 - Creating Captive Cervid Farming Act
SB 506 - Relating to farmland protection boards
SB 527 - Relating to general livestock trespass law

Alcohol (11 Bills)
SB 32 - Allowing responsible liquor sampling events
SB 77 - Requiring alcohol awareness education courses for certain employees of retailers and licensed private clubs
SB 409 - Substituting community service for jail confinement for certain persons convicted of alcohol-related crimes
SB 516 - Authorizing ABCC promulgate legislative rules requiring training for alcoholic liquor servers
SB 549 - Substituting community service for jail confinement for certain persons convicted of alcohol-related crimes
SB 571 - Licensing wine sales at professional baseball stadiums
SB 608 - Authorizing use of search warrant to draw blood from DUI suspect
SB 649 - Relating to nonintoxicating beer distributor licensees

Animals (1 Bills)
SB 75 - Creating Equine Rescue Facilities Act
SB 105 - Creating criminal offense for animal fighting ventures involvement
SB 128 - Exempting veterinary medications from consumers sales and service tax
SB 178 - Making it unlawful to harm police dogs
SB 184 - Creating Spay Neuter Assistance Fund
SB 406 - Regulating commercial dog breeding operations
SB 421 - Creating Captive Cervid Farming Act
SB 450 - Removing bobcats from tag requirement
SB 477 - Regulating possession of exotic animals
SB 479 - Creating Spay Neuter Program and Fund
SB 527 - Relating to general livestock trespass law
SB 553 - Providing personal income tax deduction for spaying or neutering

Appropriations (7 Bills)
SB 160 - Budget Bill

Appropriations-Supplemental (12 Bills)
SB 650 - Making supplementary appropriation from General Revenue to DHHR, Division of Human Services
SB 669 - Making supplementary appropriation of federal funds to various accounts
SB 673 - Expiring funds from MAPS, Office of the Secretary, and making supplementary appropriation to MAPS, Division of Corrections, Correc
SB 677 - Expiring funds from DHHR, Medicaid Fraud Control Fund, and making supplementary appropriation to DHHR, Division of Human Services
SB 678 - Making supplementary appropriations from State Fund, General Revenue, to various accounts

Athletics (2 Bills)
SB 176 - Including funding for high school athletics as priority in expenditure of surplus excess lottery revenue funds
SB 183 - Increasing penalties for assault and battery on athletic official
SB 327 - Exempting certain school mascot from prohibition of firearms possession on school grounds
SB 340 - Relating to interscholastic athletes' concussions and head injuries
SB 571 - Licensing wine sales at professional baseball stadiums

Attorneys (7 Bills)
SB 33 - Requiring full-time prosecuting attorney devote full time to public duties
SB 52 - Providing attorney from public defender office be appointed by judge in certain cases
SB 53 - Requiring public defender corporations be centralized under Executive Director of Public Defender Services
SB 404 - Relating to issuance of barrister's teaching certificate
SB 447 - Clarifying circuit judges appoint attorney from public defender office in certain cases
SB 481 - Increasing compensation of attorneys appointed in child abuse and neglect proceedings
SB 497 - Awarding attorney fees and costs for administrative proceedings under WV Surface Coal Mining and Reclamation Act
SB 657 - Establishing Fund for Civil Legal Services for Low-Income Persons

Audits/Auditing (10 Bills)
SB 570 - Requiring DEP maintain Office of Internal Auditing

Banks and Banking (21 Bills)
SB 224 - Renaming Division or Department of Banking as Division of Financial Institutions
SB 333 - Providing state-chartered bank may engage in financially related activity if federal or state thrifts, federal credit unions or ou
SB 334 - Granting Commissioner of Banking authority to fine regulated consumer lender licensees
SB 335 - Providing electronic payments subject to returned check fees
SB 336 - Eliminating mortgage lender license exemption available to bank subsidiaries
SB 337 - Relating to powers and duties of Commissioner of Banking
SB 338 - Relating to consumer's right to cure loan default
SB 339 - Requiring electronic reporting by licensed mortgage lenders, brokers and servicers
SB 345 - Relating to refinancing or consolidation of certain nonrevolving consumer loan or consumer credit sale
SB 492 - Relating to residential construction projects
SB 551 - Providing limitation exception for certain mortgage modification or refinancing loans
SB 648 - Providing lenders with security interest procedure to prevent collateral insurance policy lapse

Boards and Commissions (25 Bills)
SB 185 - Relating to Employee Suggestion Award Program
SB 193 - Creating Governor's Commission on Improving Outcomes for At-Risk Youth
SB 213 - Authorizing State Fire Commission establish volunteer firefighter training requirements
SB 214 - Clarifying sunrise review requirement for establishment, revision or expansion of professional scope of practice
SB 340 - Relating to interscholastic athletes' concussions and head injuries
SB 365 - Increasing membership of PEIA Finance Board
SB 379 - Authorizing Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses designate certain treatment and recovery programs for licensees
SB 395 - Subjecting Workers' Compensation Board of Managers' rules to legislative review
SB 399 - Renaming Board of Insurance Agent Education to Board of Insurance Producer Education; other provisions
SB 418 - Relating to qualifications of Parole Board members
SB 497 - Awarding attorney fees and costs for administrative proceedings under WV Surface Coal Mining and Reclamation Act
SB 506 - Relating to farmland protection boards
SB 515 - Strengthening WV Municipal Pensions Oversight Board's authority
SB 572 - Replacing "advanced nurse practitioner" with "advanced practice registered nurse"
SB 584 - Authorizing PSC issue consumer rate relief bonds for recovery of electric utilities' expanded net energy costs
SB 602 - Relating to state agency administrative hearing examiner selection
SB 616 - Updating code regarding medical imaging and radiation therapy practice
SB 617 - Increasing State Fire Commission membership
SB 623 - Authorizing PSC promulgate rules establishing capacity improvement fee requirements
SB 647 - Providing Boards of Medicine, Dental Examiners and Osteopathy initiate disciplinary proceedings related to controlled substance mo
SB 655 - Allowing licensure of certain veterinarians by endorsement
SB 674 - Relating generally to jobs investment trust

Bonds (11 Bills)
SB 120 - Permitting person to file bond in escrow with court to cover mechanic's lien
SB 362 - Authorizing bond issuance for Cacapon Resort State Park and Beech Fork State Park capital improvements
SB 468 - Allowing Courthouse Facilities Improvement Authority issue bonds
SB 635 - Relating generally to broadband middle mile infrastructure

Buildings (1 Bills)
SB 76 - Creating Green Buildings Act
SB 592 - Requiring certain public construction projects comply with International Energy Conservation Code

Charitable Organizations (25 Bills)
SB 16 - Including checkoff option on tax return for Jackson's Mill 4-H Camp
SB 660 - Relating to charitable organizations' audit requirements

Child Welfare (5 Bills)
SB 10 - Increasing age of consent for refusal of mental health treatment
SB 49 - Providing penalties for failing to return minor child in timely manner following visitation
SB 50 - Requiring parents objecting to immunizations provide written statement of belief in lieu of immunization proof
SB 54 - Relating to minors obtaining tattoos; parental consent
SB 70 - Creating Paternity Justice Act of 2012
SB 73 - Regulating tanning facilities
SB 93 - Mandating additional punishment for utilizing minor in commission of crime
SB 161 - Relating to mandatory reporting of child abuse and neglect
SB 193 - Creating Governor's Commission on Improving Outcomes for At-Risk Youth
SB 221 - Creating Jason Flatt Act of 2012
SB 352 - Creating criminal offense for custodian's failure to report missing child
SB 446 - Relating to harassment, intimidation or bullying of public school students
SB 456 - Creating misdemeanor for child neglect creating bodily injury risk
SB 464 - Defining certain habitually absent schoolchild as neglected child
SB 481 - Increasing compensation of attorneys appointed in child abuse and neglect proceedings
SB 484 - Relating generally to child welfare
SB 507 - Relating to voluntary and involuntary hospitalization of mentally ill persons
SB 530 - Creating misdemeanor for child neglect creating bodily injury risk
SB 538 - Relating to standards for registered family child care homes
SB 558 - Eliminating requirement county boards of education input harassment, intimidation or bullying data into WVEIS
SB 593 - Establishing Office of Child Advocacy
SB 611 - Developing special community-based pilot demonstration project to improve at-risk youth outcomes

Citizenship (101 Bills)
SB 55 - Relating to residency requirements for persons appointed as campus police officers
SB 121 - Making English official state language

Civil Rights (1 Bills)
SB 5 - Creating Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affairs
SB 14 - Prohibiting discrimination based upon age or sexual orientation

Claims (10 Bills)
SB 556 - Finding and declaring certain claims against state

Code Repealed (16 Bills)
SB 208 - Repealing Telecommunications Tax Act
SB 449 - Creating Uniform Power of Attorney Act
SB 575 - Repealing code related to prior disability under Emergency Medical Services Retirement System

Commerce (7 Bills)
SB 27 - Relating to bidding preference for resident vendors and vendors employing state residents

Communications (7 Bills)
SB 110 - Relating to Broadband Deployment Council
SB 208 - Repealing Telecommunications Tax Act
SB 211 - Creating traffic offenses for texting or using handheld wireless communication device while driving
SB 212 - Creating criminal offense for disrupting communications and public utility services
SB 491 - Authorizing PSC to regulate broadband deployment projects
SB 500 - Allowing IS&C to bill certain spending units for telecommunication services annually
SB 635 - Relating generally to broadband middle mile infrastructure

Consumer Protection (17 Bills)
SB 3 - Requiring safety features on new residential water heaters
SB 334 - Granting Commissioner of Banking authority to fine regulated consumer lender licensees
SB 338 - Relating to consumer's right to cure loan default
SB 345 - Relating to refinancing or consolidation of certain nonrevolving consumer loan or consumer credit sale
SB 359 - Requiring seller of precious metals and gems present photo ID to dealers
SB 360 - Creating procedure for deeming personal property abandoned following real property transfer

Contracts (5 Bills)
SB 36 - Relating to disclosure requirements for certain public construction contracts
SB 118 - Terminating residential lease upon tenant death
SB 492 - Relating to residential construction projects

Corporations and Business Entities (22 Bills)
SB 154 - Requiring corporations disclose expenditures for political activities
SB 386 - Clarifying entities included in water's-edge group for income tax purposes
SB 419 - Revising high-growth business investment tax credit
SB 430 - Conforming code provisions to Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement
SB 490 - Criminalizing trademark counterfeiting
SB 619 - Relating to annual business fees and reports due Secretary of State
SB 644 - Providing reinstatement procedures for foreign profit and nonprofit corporations

Corrections (1 Bills)
SB 156 - Allowing Corrections Commissioner use excess funds to offset operational costs
SB 164 - Increasing sanctions for certain lawsuits and complaints filed by prisoners
SB 165 - Creating criminal offense of sexual contact on incarcerated persons by correctional employees
SB 166 - Making disarming or attempting to disarm correctional officer felony
SB 177 - Affirming legislative intent for construction of state correctional facility
SB 331 - Providing certain persons residing with crime victims prosecutorial notification and right to be heard at sentencing and parole pr
SB 342 - Relating generally to criminal justice system
SB 347 - Rededicating excise tax paid on real property transfers to counties for regional jail support
SB 418 - Relating to qualifications of Parole Board members
SB 427 - Conforming state administrative remedies for prisoners with Department of Justice standards
SB 454 - Providing certain persons residing with crime victims prosecutorial notification and right to be heard at sentencing and parole pr
SB 517 - Including community beautification and reclamation programs in authorized community corrections programs
SB 526 - Relating to dedication of proceeds from county excise tax on transfer of real property
SB 566 - Authorizing Corrections Commissioner contract with nonprofit or charitable entities for placement of persons under custody
SB 580 - Restructuring former inmate's child support payments
SB 673 - Expiring funds from MAPS, Office of the Secretary, and making supplementary appropriation to MAPS, Division of Corrections, Correc

Counties -- Commissions (12 Bills)
SB 123 - Requiring equal number of members from each magisterial district on county planning commissions
SB 146 - Requiring county commissions change magisterial boundary lines following census
SB 620 - Permitting Harrison County Commission levy special district excise tax
SB 631 - Permitting Monongalia County Commission levy special district excise tax
SB 637 - Relating to maintenance of voter registration lists and records
SB 645 - Authorizing DEP propose legislative rules granting counties and municipalities certain litter disposal exemptions

Counties -- Courts and Officers (17 Bills)
SB 11 - Increasing number of magistrate court deputy clerks
SB 18 - Increasing number of magistrate court deputy clerks

Counties (And Related Subheadings) (16 Bills)
SB 157 - Dedicating portion of oil and gas severance tax to counties and municipalities of origin
SB 167 - Authorizing counties and municipalities accept credit or check card as payment
SB 168 - Increasing compensation of certain county officials
SB 328 - Increasing compensation of county board of education members for certain meeting attendance
SB 347 - Rededicating excise tax paid on real property transfers to counties for regional jail support
SB 354 - Authorizing county commissions appoint temporary successors to certain county officer vacancies
SB 355 - Allowing counties to deduct delinquent tax collection costs from distribution to levying bodies
SB 439 - Relating to certain taxpayer petitions for assessor review of improper real property valuation

Courts -- Circuit (5 Bills)
SB 46 - Creating Honest Opportunity Probation with Enforcement Program
SB 58 - Relating to work camps for nonviolent offenders
SB 83 - Adding additional family court judge
SB 100 - Relating to fees collected by circuit court clerks
SB 142 - Adding additional circuit court judge
SB 192 - Relating to filing of civil petition for expungement of criminal records under certain circumstances
SB 361 - Changing legal advertisement publication date for name change
SB 447 - Clarifying circuit judges appoint attorney from public defender office in certain cases
SB 481 - Increasing compensation of attorneys appointed in child abuse and neglect proceedings
SB 486 - Relating generally to Judges' Retirement System
SB 497 - Awarding attorney fees and costs for administrative proceedings under WV Surface Coal Mining and Reclamation Act
SB 577 - Adding additional circuit court judge
SB 578 - Authorizing statewide modified mental hygiene procedures program

Courts -- Magistrate (12 Bills)
SB 11 - Increasing number of magistrate court deputy clerks
SB 18 - Increasing number of magistrate court deputy clerks
SB 108 - Relating to requirements to serve as magistrate
SB 335 - Providing electronic payments subject to returned check fees
SB 467 - Increasing number of magistrates
SB 475 - Increasing number of magistrate court deputy clerks
SB 483 - Equalizing compensation of magistrates, assistants, court clerks and deputy clerks
SB 582 - Collecting unpaid magistrate court charges through income tax refund withholding
SB 618 - Relating to certain payments to governmental units

Courts -- Supreme Court (9 Bills)
SB 91 - Allowing nonpartisan election of Supreme Court Justices
SB 471 - Authorizing Supreme Court establish mental hygiene commissioners' compensation
SB 473 - Authorizing Supreme Court determine continuation of county law libraries
SB 474 - Exempting Supreme Court justices and retired justices from concealed weapon licensure requirement
SB 486 - Relating generally to Judges' Retirement System
SB 578 - Authorizing statewide modified mental hygiene procedures program

Courts (And Related Subheadings) (27 Bills)
SB 53 - Requiring public defender corporations be centralized under Executive Director of Public Defender Services
SB 96 - Redefining basis for disqualification of prospective jurors
SB 130 - Relating to jury selection in felony cases
SB 147 - Providing wiretapping evidentiary provisions apply to family court; cellular phone communication confidentiality
SB 169 - Decreasing number of jurors on municipal jury in criminal matters
SB 189 - Creating statutory cause of action to obtain personal safety orders
SB 191 - Relating to personal safety orders
SB 361 - Changing legal advertisement publication date for name change
SB 420 - Creating Civil Justice Reform Act of 2012
SB 465 - Relating to domestic violence proceedings and protective orders
SB 468 - Allowing Courthouse Facilities Improvement Authority issue bonds
SB 472 - Increasing compensation cap of family court secretary-clerks and case coordinators
SB 484 - Relating generally to child welfare
SB 526 - Relating to dedication of proceeds from county excise tax on transfer of real property
SB 601 - Relating to jury service of breast-feeding women
SB 618 - Relating to certain payments to governmental units
SB 636 - Relating to child and spousal support obligations' procedures for writs of execution, suggestions and suggestee executions
SB 638 - Expanding family court judges' authority in civil contempt cases
SB 665 - Requiring presentence reports consider financial costs

Crimes -- Alcohol and Drugs (2 Bills)
SB 42 - Creating felony for driving under influence and causing serious bodily injury
SB 46 - Creating Honest Opportunity Probation with Enforcement Program

Crimes -- Felonies (7 Bills)
SB 44 - Permitting state opt out of federal statute preventing residents convicted of certain crimes from receiving certain benefits
SB 58 - Relating to work camps for nonviolent offenders
SB 60 - Creating felony for driving under influence and causing serious bodily injury
SB 166 - Making disarming or attempting to disarm correctional officer felony

Crimes -- Juveniles (1 Bills)
SB 141 - Increasing penalties for tobacco use by minors

Crimes -- Sexual Offenses (13 Bills)
SB 161 - Relating to mandatory reporting of child abuse and neglect
SB 165 - Creating criminal offense of sexual contact on incarcerated persons by correctional employees
SB 382 - Relating to sex offender registration
SB 427 - Conforming state administrative remedies for prisoners with Department of Justice standards

Crimes (And Related Subheadings) (3 Bills)
SB 38 - Increasing parole ineligibility period for persons convicted of controlled substance distribution near school bus
SB 43 - Relating to criminal offenses of robbery and attempted robbery
SB 47 - Establishing offense of unlawful use of wireless communication device while operating motor vehicle
SB 49 - Providing penalties for failing to return minor child in timely manner following visitation
SB 79 - Creating misdemeanor offense of unlawful use of wireless communication device for nonvoice communication while operating motor veh
SB 86 - Requiring certain defendants pay incarceration costs
SB 93 - Mandating additional punishment for utilizing minor in commission of crime
SB 96 - Redefining basis for disqualification of prospective jurors
SB 105 - Creating criminal offense for animal fighting ventures involvement
SB 127 - Requiring tarpaulins on certain motor carriers transporting solid waste
SB 139 - Making failure to wear safety belts primary offense
SB 183 - Increasing penalties for assault and battery on athletic official
SB 192 - Relating to filing of civil petition for expungement of criminal records under certain circumstances
SB 212 - Creating criminal offense for disrupting communications and public utility services
SB 222 - Creating criminal offense for interfering with emergency service call
SB 331 - Providing certain persons residing with crime victims prosecutorial notification and right to be heard at sentencing and parole pr
SB 352 - Creating criminal offense for custodian's failure to report missing child
SB 385 - Expanding definition of "computer" in commission of certain crimes
SB 403 - Creating WV Criminal and Civil Forfeiture Act
SB 408 - Relating to crimes against property involving graffiti
SB 409 - Substituting community service for jail confinement for certain persons convicted of alcohol-related crimes
SB 411 - Making use or possession of electronic cash register automated sales suppression devices unlawful
SB 433 - Relating generally to involuntary hospitalization of mentally ill persons
SB 454 - Providing certain persons residing with crime victims prosecutorial notification and right to be heard at sentencing and parole pr
SB 456 - Creating misdemeanor for child neglect creating bodily injury risk
SB 490 - Criminalizing trademark counterfeiting
SB 518 - Prohibiting certain persons from holding elected or appointed office
SB 530 - Creating misdemeanor for child neglect creating bodily injury risk
SB 547 - Relating to certain criminal conviction expungement
SB 549 - Substituting community service for jail confinement for certain persons convicted of alcohol-related crimes
SB 596 - Prohibiting child erotica
SB 606 - Relating to property forfeiture related to child pornography arrests and computer crimes

Criminal Background Checks (4 Bills)
SB 353 - Relating generally to possession of firearms

Disabilities (14 Bills)
SB 112 - Allowing county boards of education reassign injured or ill service personnel; compensation
SB 126 - Requiring photo on mobility impairment windshield placard; physician approval
SB 158 - Requiring handrails in handicap restrooms
SB 441 - Exempting special motor vehicle equipment for disabled from sales and privilege taxes
SB 470 - Requiring medical examination by member's physician for TRS disability annuity
SB 498 - Relating to records of abuse, neglect or exploitation of vulnerable adults
SB 531 - Creating DMV registration plate for hearing impaired
SB 575 - Repealing code related to prior disability under Emergency Medical Services Retirement System

Domestic Relations (1 Bills)
SB 51 - Relating to spousal support based upon genetic testing results
SB 191 - Relating to personal safety orders
SB 349 - Excepting income-producing asset subject to equitable distribution from spousal support awards
SB 350 - Providing automatic revocation of will upon legal separation
SB 364 - Relating to compilation and availability of birth parents' social and medical histories prior to adoption
SB 369 - Permitting Deputy Sheriff Retirement System retirants to modify benefit options under certain circumstances
SB 465 - Relating to domestic violence proceedings and protective orders
SB 574 - Requiring certain insurance companies participate in Bureau for Child Support Enforcement information data match
SB 580 - Restructuring former inmate's child support payments
SB 590 - Including adoptee's adult siblings in mutual consent voluntary adoption registry
SB 636 - Relating to child and spousal support obligations' procedures for writs of execution, suggestions and suggestee executions
SB 639 - Requiring independent contractor payments be reported to Bureau for Child Support Enforcement

Drugs and Drug Paraphernalia (1 Bills)
SB 7 - Relating to administration of Naloxone in suspected drug overdoses
SB 38 - Increasing parole ineligibility period for persons convicted of controlled substance distribution near school bus
SB 45 - Requiring prescription for drugs containing certain precursors of methamphetamine
SB 201 - Creating Unintentional Pharmaceutical Drug Overdose Fatality Review Team
SB 346 - Creating Larry Border Act
SB 358 - Prohibiting possession of certain multiple controlled substances obtained from more than one practitioner
SB 426 - Relating to controlled substances monitoring
SB 437 - Relating generally to substance abuse
SB 438 - Including sheriffs access to certain confidential pharmaceutical information
SB 524 - Requiring annual Controlled Substance Monitoring Program database search by prescriptive authorities
SB 526 - Relating to dedication of proceeds from county excise tax on transfer of real property
SB 588 - Relating to Wholesale Drug Distribution Licensing Act of 1991
SB 643 - Revising administrative forfeiture procedures for certain property involved in controlled substances trafficking
SB 667 - Updating WV schedules of controlled substances

Economic Development (6 Bills)
SB 8 - Creating Creative Communities Development Pilot Program
SB 539 - Relating generally to WV Tourism Development Act
SB 552 - Creating WV Land Stewardship Corporation Act
SB 653 - Creating WV Innovation and Development Act

Education -- Colleges & Universities (2 Bills)
SB 22 - Modifying provisions regarding higher education institutions eligible for PROMISE scholarship funds
SB 84 - Creating Higher Education Community School Law
SB 106 - Providing higher education employees' eligibility for Legislature
SB 145 - Allowing certain higher education students opt out of institutional insurance coverage
SB 170 - Authorizing Higher Education Policy Commission and Council for Community and Technical College Education promulgate legislative ru
SB 188 - Extending certain deadlines for mandated actions regarding higher education personnel
SB 218 - Relating to alternative programs for teacher education
SB 436 - Facilitating collaboration between public school and higher education systems to promote seamless curricula
SB 520 - Providing state income tax exemption for certain graduates of higher education institutions
SB 522 - Creating WVU Shale Research, Education, Policy and Economic Development Center; other provisions
SB 663 - Providing resident tuition rates for WV institution graduates' children

Education -- Courses, Programs & Testing (5 Bills)
SB 218 - Relating to alternative programs for teacher education

Education -- Salaries, Classifications, Leave (1 Bills)
SB 112 - Allowing county boards of education reassign injured or ill service personnel; compensation
SB 140 - Requiring boards of education hire most qualified persons for extracurricular activities
SB 159 - Relating to Division of Rehabilitation Services teacher pay rate
SB 186 - Providing salary equity supplement payments to teachers and service personnel
SB 197 - Providing for issuance of alternative program teacher certificate and teacher-in-residence permits

Education (And Related Subheadings) (5 Bills)
SB 80 - Providing in-state tuition rates for certain out-of-state medical and osteopathic students
SB 103 - Requiring state board establish digital learning program
SB 108 - Relating to requirements to serve as magistrate
SB 137 - Relating to use of lottery funds by certain county boards of education
SB 163 - Providing one-time supplement to certain public employee and teacher annuitants
SB 221 - Creating Jason Flatt Act of 2012
SB 328 - Increasing compensation of county board of education members for certain meeting attendance
SB 371 - Providing school system under declared state of emergency participate as collaborative innovation zone
SB 372 - Relating to performance evaluations for professional education personnel; instituting teacher mentoring system
SB 377 - Amending time frame for transfers of professional educators
SB 378 - Requiring assistant principals at schools with certain enrollment
SB 384 - Creating nurse educator tax credit
SB 396 - Providing certain school social workers receive salary supplement and educational expense reimbursement
SB 404 - Relating to issuance of barrister's teaching certificate
SB 415 - Authorizing school bus drivers operate leased buses in another county under certain circumstances
SB 436 - Facilitating collaboration between public school and higher education systems to promote seamless curricula
SB 444 - Requiring certain professional educators employed by county boards perform substitute teaching duties
SB 446 - Relating to harassment, intimidation or bullying of public school students
SB 469 - Relating generally to other post-employment benefits
SB 546 - Relating to public school nurses
SB 558 - Eliminating requirement county boards of education input harassment, intimidation or bullying data into WVEIS
SB 568 - Relating to college and career readiness initiative
SB 573 - Providing Higher Education Policy Commission license barber and cosmetology schools and instructors
SB 576 - Changing school personnel termination, resignation, retirement, transfer and rehiring deadlines
SB 594 - Authorizing WV Studies teachers attend conference during Sesquicentennial Celebration
SB 610 - Relating to public schools and school districts
SB 641 - Relating generally to public education service personnel
SB 646 - Requiring State Board of Education study GED issues
SB 662 - Creating Dyslexia Screening and Intervention Pilot Project and Dyslexia Teacher Training Pilot Program

Elected Officials (2 Bills)
SB 518 - Prohibiting certain persons from holding elected or appointed office
SB 536 - Authorizing Auditor's land department accept credit, debit or charge card payments

Elections (1 Bills)
SB 19 - Prohibiting unsolicited political text messages
SB 23 - Requiring filing fee for write-in candidates for public office
SB 31 - Relating to voting precincts and standard receiving boards
SB 63 - Expanding scope of "political party" definition
SB 66 - Limiting certain distribution of public moneys by elected officials
SB 71 - Including WV in agreement among states to elect President and Vice President by national popular vote
SB 91 - Allowing nonpartisan election of Supreme Court Justices
SB 174 - Relating to interstate compact for election of president by national popular vote
SB 351 - Limiting size of voting precincts; other provisions
SB 376 - Establishing procedures for inclusion of Address Confidentiality Program participants on special absentee voting lists
SB 400 - Providing late voter registration opportunities under Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Act of 1986
SB 431 - Extending voter registration period prior to election
SB 445 - Prohibiting fundraising by legislators during regular sessions
SB 452 - Creating Taxpayer's Bill of Rights Act
SB 461 - Conforming election complaint procedures statute to federal code
SB 476 - Changing filing deadline for write-in candidates
SB 494 - Relating to providing presidential election ballot to certain voters moving out-of-state
SB 510 - Amending election canvass and recount procedures
SB 518 - Prohibiting certain persons from holding elected or appointed office
SB 532 - Requiring voter present photo ID
SB 542 - Relating to senatorial candidate residency requirements and certification
SB 554 - Relating to write-in voting when using electronic voting systems
SB 569 - Requiring drawing by lot for national convention delegate candidates
SB 628 - Allowing fund-raising for state executive party headquarters
SB 637 - Relating to maintenance of voter registration lists and records

Emergency Services (5 Bills)
SB 222 - Creating criminal offense for interfering with emergency service call
SB 575 - Repealing code related to prior disability under Emergency Medical Services Retirement System

Energy (8 Bills)
SB 39 - Imposing additional tax on certain natural gas for sale, profit or commercial use outside of WV
SB 76 - Creating Green Buildings Act
SB 487 - Creating Coalbed Methane Gas Distribution Fund
SB 529 - Relating to compliance credit requirements for use of alternative and renewable energy sources
SB 584 - Authorizing PSC issue consumer rate relief bonds for recovery of electric utilities' expanded net energy costs
SB 592 - Requiring certain public construction projects comply with International Energy Conservation Code
SB 658 - Creating Energy Intensive Industrial Consumers Revitalization Tax Credit Act

Environmental Protection (1 Bills)
SB 15 - Creating Energy Efficient Building Act
SB 25 - Requiring public health impact statement relating to new DEP air or water rules
SB 40 - Creating tax credit for composting garbage, landscape waste and food
SB 57 - Providing additional protections for certain public lands where timbering operations conducted
SB 97 - Creating Intrastate Coal and Use Act
SB 216 - Authorizing DEP regulate environmental sampling by legislative rule
SB 253 - Authorizing DEP promulgate legislative rules
SB 455 - Allowing DEP zone requirement waiver by affected water intake owners
SB 495 - Authorizing DEP propose legislative rules for administrative resolution to Hazardous Waste Management Act violation settlements
SB 496 - Modifying DEP requirement of greenhouse gas emissions' inventory
SB 528 - Relating to scrap metal dealers and scrap metal
SB 562 - Establishing DEP procedure for biologic component compliance of narrative water quality standard
SB 570 - Requiring DEP maintain Office of Internal Auditing
SB 615 - Conforming WV Water Pollution Control Act with federal Clean Water Act
SB 645 - Authorizing DEP propose legislative rules granting counties and municipalities certain litter disposal exemptions

Estates and Trusts (2 Bills)
SB 180 - Granting surface owner right of first refusal to purchase mineral estate
SB 350 - Providing automatic revocation of will upon legal separation
SB 434 - Providing suggestion and suggestee execution contain certain information
SB 435 - Relating to nursing home residents' personal funds conveyance upon death
SB 612 - Removing "equitably entitled" recipients from damage award distributions in wrongful death actions
SB 675 - Creating transfer on death deed

Ethics (5 Bills)
SB 66 - Limiting certain distribution of public moneys by elected officials

Fire Fighting and Prevention (1 Bills)
SB 181 - Requiring fire insurance premium invoices indicate additional cost due to lack of local fire service
SB 213 - Authorizing State Fire Commission establish volunteer firefighter training requirements
SB 343 - Providing volunteer and part-volunteer fire departments' grace period to meet eligibility for certain funds allocation
SB 440 - Reinstating certain former fire chiefs and appointing deputy chiefs
SB 482 - Reinstating certain former fire chiefs and appointing deputy chiefs
SB 525 - Relating to allocation of additional fire and casualty insurance premium tax proceeds
SB 559 - Relating to rebuttable presumption for firefighters' disability and death benefits for certain cancers
SB 565 - Allowing National Guard firefighters continue as civilian Air National Guard firefighters
SB 567 - Relating to meeting and conference rights of police or fire departments' members
SB 617 - Increasing State Fire Commission membership
SB 634 - Authorizing certain municipalities impose limited special public safety assessment fee

Firearms (27 Bills)
SB 107 - Creating WV Firearms Freedom Act
SB 144 - Allowing certain shooters not possess hunting license
SB 149 - Relating to disposition of forfeited or abandoned firearms in state custody
SB 327 - Exempting certain school mascot from prohibition of firearms possession on school grounds
SB 353 - Relating generally to possession of firearms
SB 370 - Relating to transport and storage of firearms in private vehicles
SB 474 - Exempting Supreme Court justices and retired justices from concealed weapon licensure requirement
SB 507 - Relating to voluntary and involuntary hospitalization of mentally ill persons
SB 541 - Requiring US citizenship for concealed weapon licensure

Floods (1 Bills)
SB 387 - Requiring training of floodplain managers

Forestry (1 Bills)
SB 57 - Providing additional protections for certain public lands where timbering operations conducted
SB 220 - Relating to Coopers Rock State Forest

Fuel (4 Bills)
SB 561 - Prohibiting fractional retail pricing of gasoline

Funds (4 Bills)
SB 22 - Modifying provisions regarding higher education institutions eligible for PROMISE scholarship funds
SB 176 - Including funding for high school athletics as priority in expenditure of surplus excess lottery revenue funds
SB 182 - Creating West Virginia Future Fund
SB 184 - Creating Spay Neuter Assistance Fund
SB 196 - Creating Dentist and Hygienist Education Student Loan Fund
SB 215 - Specifying unobligated moneys in Industrial Access Road Fund revert to State Road Fund
SB 343 - Providing volunteer and part-volunteer fire departments' grace period to meet eligibility for certain funds allocation
SB 390 - Relating generally to state revenue funds
SB 468 - Allowing Courthouse Facilities Improvement Authority issue bonds
SB 479 - Creating Spay Neuter Program and Fund
SB 487 - Creating Coalbed Methane Gas Distribution Fund
SB 503 - Relating to Patient Injury Compensation Fund payments
SB 537 - Creating WV Sustainable Wealth Fund
SB 564 - Creating Aviation Fund and Fleet Management Office Fund
SB 585 - Increasing opportunities for WV accredited thoroughbred racehorses
SB 657 - Establishing Fund for Civil Legal Services for Low-Income Persons
SB 676 - Extending grant funding application date for Chesapeake Bay watershed compliance projects

Funeral Services (11 Bills)
SB 417 - Establishing right to disposition of deceased's remains
SB 587 - Relating to disposition of a deceased person's body

Gaming Activities (12 Bills)
SB 132 - Allowing Director of Office of Miners' Health, Safety and Training discretion when imposing certain penalties
SB 133 - Increasing Cultural Facilities and Capitol Resources Matching Grant Fund allocation from racetrack video lottery net terminal inco
SB 137 - Relating to use of lottery funds by certain county boards of education
SB 366 - Increasing opportunities for certain WV accredited thoroughbred racehorses
SB 410 - Requiring backup withholding on certain gambling winnings
SB 451 - Prohibiting limited video lottery license issuance or renewal for premises within certain radius of horse or dog track
SB 585 - Increasing opportunities for WV accredited thoroughbred racehorses
SB 640 - Prohibiting coin-pusher machines
SB 664 - Authorizing limited gaming facility at rural resort community

Governmental Agencies (1 Bills)
SB 5 - Creating Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affairs
SB 34 - Requiring feasibility study of consolidation of government services and law enforcement for motor carrier industry
SB 36 - Relating to disclosure requirements for certain public construction contracts
SB 172 - Creating equal pay coordinator within Division of Personnel
SB 224 - Renaming Division or Department of Banking as Division of Financial Institutions
SB 348 - Creating Quality Control Procedure for Agency Rules Act of 2012
SB 394 - Relating to transfer procedures when certain elected officials become disabled or unavailable
SB 428 - Relating to registration plates for governmental vehicles
SB 500 - Allowing IS&C to bill certain spending units for telecommunication services annually
SB 564 - Creating Aviation Fund and Fleet Management Office Fund
SB 635 - Relating generally to broadband middle mile infrastructure
SB 661 - Authorizing Workforce WV provide data to certain governmental entities

Governor -- Bills Requested By (2 Bills)
SB 160 - Budget Bill
SB 206 - Designating certain property as qualified capital addition to manufacturing facilities
SB 207 - Extending moratorium on timber severance and business privilege tax
SB 208 - Repealing Telecommunications Tax Act
SB 209 - Updating terms in Personal Income Tax Act
SB 210 - Updating terms in Corporation Net Income Tax Act
SB 211 - Creating traffic offenses for texting or using handheld wireless communication device while driving
SB 371 - Providing school system under declared state of emergency participate as collaborative innovation zone
SB 372 - Relating to performance evaluations for professional education personnel; instituting teacher mentoring system
SB 390 - Relating generally to state revenue funds
SB 414 - Expanding definition of "medical services applicant" under Volunteer for Nonprofit Youth Organizations Act
SB 415 - Authorizing school bus drivers operate leased buses in another county under certain circumstances
SB 437 - Relating generally to substance abuse
SB 448 - Relating generally to mine safety
SB 469 - Relating generally to other post-employment benefits
SB 650 - Making supplementary appropriation from General Revenue to DHHR, Division of Human Services
SB 669 - Making supplementary appropriation of federal funds to various accounts

Hazardous Materials (5 Bills)
SB 495 - Authorizing DEP propose legislative rules for administrative resolution to Hazardous Waste Management Act violation settlements

Health -- Facilities (4 Bills)
SB 109 - Permitting unlicensed personnel to administer medications or assist in certain circumstances
SB 425 - Exempting certain nursing homes from certificate of need review and bed moratorium
SB 435 - Relating to nursing home residents' personal funds conveyance upon death
SB 498 - Relating to records of abuse, neglect or exploitation of vulnerable adults
SB 672 - Clarifying limitations for nursing home actions identical to other medical professional liability actions

Health -- Insurance (4 Bills)
SB 29 - Requiring certain health insurance providers offer wellness programs
SB 145 - Allowing certain higher education students opt out of institutional insurance coverage
SB 194 - Requiring health insurers cover maternity and contraceptive services for dependents
SB 195 - Creating Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program Savings Act
SB 501 - Requiring health insurance coverage of certain hearing aids

Health -- Personnel (17 Bills)
SB 80 - Providing in-state tuition rates for certain out-of-state medical and osteopathic students
SB 535 - Expanding certain prescriptive authority of medications for chronic diseases
SB 546 - Relating to public school nurses
SB 572 - Replacing "advanced nurse practitioner" with "advanced practice registered nurse"
SB 656 - Requiring direct health care providers wear identification badges

Health (And Related Subheadings) (3 Bills)
SB 1 - Requiring colorectal cancer screening coverage for certain individuals
SB 2 - Creating medication therapy management services program for Medicaid recipients
SB 4 - Declaring child's right to nurse
SB 6 - Relating to use of epinephrine in emergency situations
SB 10 - Increasing age of consent for refusal of mental health treatment
SB 25 - Requiring public health impact statement relating to new DEP air or water rules
SB 28 - Creating Smoke Free West Virginia Act
SB 50 - Requiring parents objecting to immunizations provide written statement of belief in lieu of immunization proof
SB 54 - Relating to minors obtaining tattoos; parental consent
SB 73 - Regulating tanning facilities
SB 114 - Creating Medication Therapy Management Act
SB 122 - Prohibiting certain abortions at state facilities
SB 126 - Requiring photo on mobility impairment windshield placard; physician approval
SB 173 - Providing workers' compensation benefits for mental illness under certain circumstances
SB 195 - Creating Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program Savings Act
SB 198 - Requiring Medicaid dental coverage for mothers of newborns
SB 245 - Authorizing Department of Health and Human Resources promulgate legislative rules
SB 341 - Creating Restroom Access Act
SB 364 - Relating to compilation and availability of birth parents' social and medical histories prior to adoption
SB 423 - Relating to reimbursement for providing patient health care records
SB 433 - Relating generally to involuntary hospitalization of mentally ill persons
SB 457 - Continuing Rural Health Initiative; other provisions
SB 471 - Authorizing Supreme Court establish mental hygiene commissioners' compensation
SB 504 - Relating to several liability for health care providers
SB 507 - Relating to voluntary and involuntary hospitalization of mentally ill persons
SB 538 - Relating to standards for registered family child care homes
SB 557 - Authorizing Office of Healthy Lifestyles establish WV Winner program
SB 578 - Authorizing statewide modified mental hygiene procedures program
SB 581 - Creating Provider Sponsored Network Act
SB 583 - Defining "advanced practice registered nurse"
SB 589 - Creating Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act
SB 601 - Relating to jury service of breast-feeding women
SB 642 - Relating to sexually transmitted disease treatment
SB 662 - Creating Dyslexia Screening and Intervention Pilot Project and Dyslexia Teacher Training Pilot Program

Holidays (8 Bills)
SB 113 - Observing week in which December 7 falls as Pearl Harbor and Military Appreciation week

Human Services (6 Bills)
SB 195 - Creating Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program Savings Act
SB 198 - Requiring Medicaid dental coverage for mothers of newborns
SB 396 - Providing certain school social workers receive salary supplement and educational expense reimbursement
SB 433 - Relating generally to involuntary hospitalization of mentally ill persons
SB 498 - Relating to records of abuse, neglect or exploitation of vulnerable adults
SB 548 - Relating to confidentiality of adult protective services records
SB 593 - Establishing Office of Child Advocacy
SB 611 - Developing special community-based pilot demonstration project to improve at-risk youth outcomes
SB 677 - Expiring funds from DHHR, Medicaid Fraud Control Fund, and making supplementary appropriation to DHHR, Division of Human Services

Insurance -- Health (1 Bills)
SB 1 - Requiring colorectal cancer screening coverage for certain individuals
SB 29 - Requiring certain health insurance providers offer wellness programs
SB 56 - Requiring insurance coverage of spouses and dependents for pregnancy and contraceptive services
SB 194 - Requiring health insurers cover maternity and contraceptive services for dependents
SB 401 - Relating to insurance coverage for autism spectrum disorders
SB 489 - Limiting health insurance coverage for elective abortions to supplemental policies
SB 501 - Requiring health insurance coverage of certain hearing aids
SB 509 - Requiring health insurance contracts include certain claims submission deadline

Insurance -- Motor Vehicles (2 Bills)
SB 329 - Requiring treatment of uninsured motor vehicle coverage same as any other available coverage
SB 502 - Requiring real party identification in first-party claims for uninsured and underinsured motorist civil litigation
SB 599 - Relating to insurance claims for automobile glass replacement or repair services
SB 614 - Relating to auto liability insurance nonrenewal for failure of consideration

Insurance -- Public Employees (1 Bills)
SB 21 - Authorizing PEIA promulgate rules relating to underwriting requirements for nonstate employer participants
SB 365 - Increasing membership of PEIA Finance Board
SB 469 - Relating generally to other post-employment benefits
SB 499 - Clarifying PEIA is not "insurer" or engaged in "business of insurance"
SB 521 - Relating to subrogation rights of PEIA

Insurance (And Related Subheadings) (6 Bills)
SB 181 - Requiring fire insurance premium invoices indicate additional cost due to lack of local fire service
SB 330 - Relating to licensure of insurance adjusters
SB 397 - Increasing certain insurer filing fees
SB 398 - Limiting risk retention groups' risks on single insurance subject
SB 399 - Renaming Board of Insurance Agent Education to Board of Insurance Producer Education; other provisions
SB 453 - Requiring insurance liability coverage disclosure to claimant upon request
SB 505 - Providing third-party damages' collection from insurance company engaged in unfair trade practices
SB 574 - Requiring certain insurance companies participate in Bureau for Child Support Enforcement information data match
SB 648 - Providing lenders with security interest procedure to prevent collateral insurance policy lapse

Interim Studies (14 Bills)
SB 135 - Considering military training, experience and education toward professional or occupational licensure qualifications
SB 136 - Providing free certified copies of veteran's death certificate
SB 166 - Making disarming or attempting to disarm correctional officer felony
SB 170 - Authorizing Higher Education Policy Commission and Council for Community and Technical College Education promulgate legislative ru
SB 171 - Creating in-home direct care workforce registry
SB 172 - Creating equal pay coordinator within Division of Personnel
SB 177 - Affirming legislative intent for construction of state correctional facility
SB 186 - Providing salary equity supplement payments to teachers and service personnel
SB 187 - Allowing dental hygienists place sealants without prior exam by dentist
SB 188 - Extending certain deadlines for mandated actions regarding higher education personnel
SB 189 - Creating statutory cause of action to obtain personal safety orders
SB 194 - Requiring health insurers cover maternity and contraceptive services for dependents
SB 197 - Providing for issuance of alternative program teacher certificate and teacher-in-residence permits
SB 198 - Requiring Medicaid dental coverage for mothers of newborns
SB 200 - Extending deadline for elimination of timber severance tax
SB 201 - Creating Unintentional Pharmaceutical Drug Overdose Fatality Review Team
SB 202 - Permitting Division of Forestry to enter into stewardship contracts with U. S. Forest Service
SB 212 - Creating criminal offense for disrupting communications and public utility services
SB 213 - Authorizing State Fire Commission establish volunteer firefighter training requirements
SB 214 - Clarifying sunrise review requirement for establishment, revision or expansion of professional scope of practice
SB 216 - Authorizing DEP regulate environmental sampling by legislative rule
SB 218 - Relating to alternative programs for teacher education
SB 342 - Relating generally to criminal justice system
SB 352 - Creating criminal offense for custodian's failure to report missing child
SB 363 - Creating Uniform Real Property Electronic Recording Act
SB 374 - Amending Uniform Commercial Code
SB 402 - Relating to legislative rule-making review process

Internet (2 Bills)
SB 110 - Relating to Broadband Deployment Council
SB 143 - Requiring PSC report to Legislature on broadband markets

Investments (12 Bills)
SB 625 - Reducing capital improvement original cost and new investment cost requirements for qualified capital additions to manufacturing
SB 653 - Creating WV Innovation and Development Act
SB 674 - Relating generally to jobs investment trust

Labor (4 Bills)
SB 88 - Creating Jobs Impact Statement Act
SB 115 - Creating Keep Jobs in West Virginia Act
SB 125 - Creating State Labor Relations Act
SB 179 - Creating deadline for final wage payment of discharged employees
SB 458 - Relating to employer and third-party liability under workers's compensation deliberate intention exception
SB 508 - Relating to participation in labor organization as condition of employment prohibited

Law Enforcement -- County/Municipal (4 Bills)
SB 369 - Permitting Deputy Sheriff Retirement System retirants to modify benefit options under certain circumstances
SB 438 - Including sheriffs access to certain confidential pharmaceutical information
SB 525 - Relating to allocation of additional fire and casualty insurance premium tax proceeds

Law Enforcement -- State Police (7 Bills)
SB 81 - Compensating State Police for call-back time; housing stipend
SB 111 - Establishing minimum number of State Police troopers; increasing supplemental pay
SB 332 - Relating to registration of pawnbrokers
SB 359 - Requiring seller of precious metals and gems present photo ID to dealers
SB 373 - Providing State Police collect fee for advanced training
SB 382 - Relating to sex offender registration
SB 383 - Increasing supplemental pay for State Police in lieu of overtime pay
SB 389 - Establishing minimum number of State Police troopers; salary increase
SB 413 - Compensating State Police for call-back time; housing stipend
SB 422 - Relating generally to retirement benefits and costs of PERS, State Police Retirement System and TRS
SB 432 - Relating to military service credit under State Police Retirement System
SB 600 - Increasing number of State Police principal supervisors
SB 627 - Increasing salaries of certain State Police forensic lab employees and certain civilian employees
SB 666 - Increasing salaries of State Police criminalists and civilian employees

Law Enforcement (And Related Subheadings) (8 Bills)
SB 64 - Creating Support Our Law Enforcement and Safe Neighborhoods Act
SB 87 - Allowing temporary detention of certain criminal suspects
SB 149 - Relating to disposition of forfeited or abandoned firearms in state custody
SB 178 - Making it unlawful to harm police dogs
SB 373 - Providing State Police collect fee for advanced training
SB 493 - Exempting certain unmarked law-enforcement vehicles from sun-screening restrictions
SB 513 - Exempting DNR police officers' pension benefits from state income tax
SB 567 - Relating to meeting and conference rights of police or fire departments' members
SB 608 - Authorizing use of search warrant to draw blood from DUI suspect
SB 634 - Authorizing certain municipalities impose limited special public safety assessment fee

Legislature (29 Bills)
SB 106 - Providing higher education employees' eligibility for Legislature
SB 445 - Prohibiting fundraising by legislators during regular sessions
SB 485 - Creating Fiscal and Policy Division under Joint Committee on Government and Finance
SB 545 - Relating to reemployment after retirement from PERS

Legislature--Rule Making (2 Bills)
SB 226 - Authorizing Board of Accountancy promulgate legislative rule relating to board and professional conduct rules
SB 227 - Authorizing Department of Administration promulgate legislative rule relating to small, women- and minority-owned business certifi
SB 228 - Authorizing Commissioner of Agriculture promulgate legislative rule relating to meat and poultry inspection
SB 229 - Authorizing Commissioner of Agriculture promulgate legislative rule relating to labeling of certain honey
SB 230 - Authorizing Commissioner of Agriculture promulgate legislative rule relating to nutrient management certification
SB 231 - Authorizing ABCC promulgate legislative rule relating to licensed retailer operations
SB 232 - Authorizing ABCC promulgate legislative rule relating to retail outlet licensing
SB 233 - Authorizing Athletic Commission promulgate legislative rule relating to mixed martial arts
SB 234 - Authorizing State Auditor promulgate legislative rule relating to transaction fee and rate structure
SB 235 - Authorizing Division of Banking promulgate legislative rule relating to residential mortgage lenders, brokers and loan originators
SB 236 - Authorizing Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists promulgate legislative rule relating to procedures, criteria and curricula for exa
SB 237 - Authorizing Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists promulgate legislative rule relating to licensing schools of barbering and beauty
SB 238 - Authorizing Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists promulgate legislative rule relating to shampoo assistants
SB 239 - Authorizing CPRB promulgate legislative rule relating to PERS
SB 240 - Authorizing CPRB promulgate legislative rule relating to refund, reinstatement, retroactive service, loan and employer error inter
SB 241 - Authorizing CPRB promulgate legislative rule relating to State Police
SB 242 - Authorizing Division of Corrections promulgate legislative rule relating to electronic monitoring fees
SB 243 - Authorizing Courthouse Facilities Improvement Authority promulgate legislative rule relating to Courthouse Facilities Improvement
SB 244 - Authorizing Commission for Deaf and Hard of Hearing promulgate legislative rule relating to qualified interpreter fees
SB 245 - Authorizing Department of Health and Human Resources promulgate legislative rules
SB 246 - Authorizing Board of Dental Examiners promulgate legislative rule relating to board fees
SB 247 - Authorizing DEP promulgate legislative rule relating to permits for construction and major modification of major stationary source
SB 248 - Authorizing DEP promulgate legislative rule relating to performance standards for new stationary sources
SB 249 - Authorizing DEP promulgate legislative rule relating to air pollution control from solid waste combustion
SB 250 - Authorizing DEP promulgate legislative rule relating to permits for construction and major modifications of major stationary sourc
SB 251 - Authorizing DEP promulgate legislative rule relating to air pollution control from hazardous waste treatment, storage and disposal
SB 252 - Authorizing DEP promulgate legislative rule relating to operating permit requirements
SB 253 - Authorizing DEP promulgate legislative rules
SB 254 - Authorizing DEP promulgate legislative rule relating to determining conformity of general federal actions to applicable implementa
SB 255 - Authorizing DEP promulgate legislative rule relating to greenhouse gas emissions inventory program
SB 256 - Authorizing DEP promulgate legislative rule relating to ambient air quality standards
SB 257 - Authorizing DEP promulgate legislative rule relating to voluntary remediation and redevelopment
SB 258 - Authorizing DEP promulgate legislative rule relating to solid waste management
SB 259 - Authorizing DEP promulgate legislative rule relating to hazardous waste management systems
SB 260 - Authorizing Development Office promulgate legislative rule relating to brownfield economic development districts
SB 261 - Authorizing Development Office promulgate legislative rule relating to use of coalbed methane severance tax proceeds
SB 262 - Authorizing Board of Registration for Foresters promulgate legislative rule relating to certification of registered foresters
SB 263 - Authorizing Board of Registration for Foresters promulgate legislative rule relating to fees schedule
SB 264 - Authorizing Board of Registration for Foresters promulgate legislative rule relating to code of ethics
SB 265 - Authorizing Division of Forestry promulgate legislative rule relating to sediment control during commercial timber-harvesting oper
SB 266 - Authorizing Division of Forestry promulgate legislative rule relating to sediment control during commercial timber-harvesting oper
SB 267 - Authorizing Board of Funeral Service Examiners promulgate legislative rule relating to crematory requirements
SB 268 - Authorizing Governor's Committee on Crime, Delinquency and Correction promulgate legislative rule relating to law-enforcement trai
SB 269 - Authorizing Governor's Committee on Crime, Delinquency and Correction promulgate legislative rule relating to motor vehicle search
SB 270 - Authorizing DHHR promulgate legislative rule relating to safety and treatment program
SB 271 - Authorizing DHHR promulgate legislative rule relating to credentialing verification organizations
SB 272 - Authorizing Health Insurance Plan Board of Directors promulgate legislative rule relating to premium subsidy
SB 273 - Authorizing DHHR promulgate legislative rule relating to public water systems
SB 274 - Authorizing DHHR promulgate legislative rule relating to vital statistics
SB 275 - Authorizing DHHR promulgate legislative rule relating to public water systems operators
SB 276 - Authorizing DHHR promulgate legislative rule relating to manufactured home communities
SB 277 - Authorizing DHHR promulgate legislative rule relating to wastewater systems and operations
SB 278 - Authorizing DHHR promulgate legislative rule relating to AIDS-related medical testing and confidentiality
SB 279 - Authorizing DHHR promulgate legislative rule relating to public water systems design standards
SB 280 - Authorizing Commissioner of Highways promulgate legislative rule relating to state road construction and reconstruction
SB 281 - Authorizing Commissioner of Highways promulgate legislative rule relating to transportation of hazardous wastes
SB 282 - Authorizing Human Rights Commission promulgate legislative rule relating to housing discrimination against disabled utilizing assi
SB 283 - Authorizing Division of Human Services promulgate legislative rule relating to family child care facility licensing requirements
SB 284 - Authorizing Division of Human Services promulgate legislative rule relating to family child care home registration requirements
SB 285 - Authorizing Division of Human Services promulgate legislative rule relating to child care quality rating and improvement system
SB 286 - Authorizing Insurance Commissioner promulgate legislative rule relating to licensing and conduct of insurance producers and agenci
SB 287 - Authorizing Department of Revenue promulgate legislative rules
SB 288 - Authorizing Insurance Commissioner promulgate legislative rule relating to insurance holding company systems
SB 289 - Authorizing Insurance Commissioner promulgate legislative rule relating to continuing education for individual insurance producers
SB 290 - Authorizing Insurance Commissioner promulgate legislative rule relating to mini COBRA
SB 291 - Authorizing Insurance Commissioner promulgate legislative rule relating to workers' compensation insurance for state agencies
SB 292 - Authorizing Division of Labor promulgate legislative rule relating to Zipline and Canopy Tour Responsibility Act
SB 293 - Authorizing Division of Labor promulgate legislative rule relating to Amusement Rides and Amusement Attractions Safety Act
SB 294 - Authorizing Division of Labor promulgate legislative rule relating to supervision of elevator mechanics and apprentices
SB 295 - Authorizing Massage Therapy Licensure Board promulgate legislative rule relating to general provisions
SB 296 - Authorizing Massage Therapy Licensure Board promulgate legislative rule relating to fees schedule
SB 297 - Authorizing Board of Medicine promulgate legislative rule relating to formation and approval of professional limited liability co
SB 298 - Authorizing Office of Miners' Health, Safety and Training promulgate legislative rule relating to application process for Innovati
SB 299 - Authorizing DMV promulgate legislative rule relating to compulsory motor vehicle liability insurance
SB 300 - Authorizing DNR promulgate legislative rule relating to special boating
SB 301 - Authorizing DNR promulgate legislative rule relating to special motorboating
SB 302 - Authorizing DNR promulgate legislative rule relating to hunting, trapping and fishing
SB 303 - Authorizing DNR promulgate legislative rule relating to definition of hunting and trapping terms
SB 304 - Authorizing DNR promulgate legislative rule relating to hunting and trapping prohibitions
SB 305 - Authorizing DNR promulgate legislative rule relating to general trapping
SB 306 - Authorizing DNR promulgate legislative rule relating to special fishing
SB 307 - Authorizing Nursing Home Administrators Licensing Board promulgate legislative rule relating to nursing home administrators
SB 308 - Authorizing Board of Occupational Therapy promulgate legislative rule relating to fees for board services
SB 309 - Authorizing Board of Osteopathy promulgate legislative rule relating to physician licensing procedures
SB 310 - Authorizing Division of Personnel promulgate legislative rule relating to division's administration
SB 311 - Authorizing Division of Personnel promulgate legislative rule relating to workers' compensation temporary total disability
SB 312 - Authorizing Board of Pharmacy promulgate legislative rule relating to immunizations administered by pharmacists
SB 313 - Authorizing Board of Pharmacy promulgate legislative rule relating to Uniform Controlled Substances Act
SB 314 - Authorizing Board of Pharmacy promulgate legislative rule relating to continuing education for licensed pharmacists
SB 315 - Authorizing Board of Pharmacy promulgate legislative rule relating to licensure of wholesale drug distributors
SB 316 - Authorizing Racing Commission promulgate legislative rule relating to simulcast pari-mutuel wagering at facility in historic hotel
SB 317 - Authorizing Secretary of State promulgate legislative rule relating to Vote-by-Mail Pilot Project Phase 2: Voting by Mail
SB 318 - Authorizing Secretary of State promulgate legislative rule relating to general management and preservation of state records
SB 319 - Authorizing DHHR Secretary, Insurance Commissioner and Health Care Authority Chair promulgate legislative rule relating to all-pay
SB 320 - Authorizing DHHR Secretary, Insurance Commissioner and Health Care Authority Chair promulgate legislative rule relating to all-pay
SB 321 - Authorizing Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety promulgate legislative rules
SB 322 - Authorizing State Police promulgate legislative rule relating to Modified Vehicle Inspection Manual
SB 323 - Authorizing Board of Professional Surveyors promulgate legislative rule relating to examination and licensing
SB 324 - Authorizing Tax Department promulgate legislative rule relating to tax payment by electronic funds transfer
SB 325 - Authorizing Tax Department promulgate legislative rule relating to commercial patent incentives tax credit
SB 326 - Authorizing Tax Department promulgate legislative rule relating to information exchange agreement with Department of Commerce, DOT

Liability (1 Bills)
SB 65 - Establishing comparative fault standard
SB 89 - Extending civil liability immunity to certain parks and recreation district operators
SB 95 - Limiting landowner's liability for injuries occurring on property while hunting
SB 98 - Exempting certain homeowners' association dues from consumers sales and service tax
SB 367 - Relating to liability of real property possessor for trespasser harm
SB 605 - Limiting landowners' liability for military, law-enforcement or homeland-defense training purposes

Libraries (9 Bills)
SB 473 - Authorizing Supreme Court determine continuation of county law libraries

Licenses (3 Bills)
SB 144 - Allowing certain shooters not possess hunting license
SB 175 - Providing for issuance of special volunteer medical license to active medical and osteopathic physicians
SB 330 - Relating to licensure of insurance adjusters
SB 336 - Eliminating mortgage lender license exemption available to bank subsidiaries
SB 344 - Providing minimum training requirement for license to carry deadly weapon
SB 353 - Relating generally to possession of firearms
SB 399 - Renaming Board of Insurance Agent Education to Board of Insurance Producer Education; other provisions
SB 424 - Exempting certain barbers from continuing education requirement
SB 478 - Creating apprentice hunting and trapping license
SB 528 - Relating to scrap metal dealers and scrap metal
SB 560 - Relating to practice of psychology
SB 573 - Providing Higher Education Policy Commission license barber and cosmetology schools and instructors
SB 588 - Relating to Wholesale Drug Distribution Licensing Act of 1991
SB 595 - Creating crossbow hunting license
SB 649 - Relating to nonintoxicating beer distributor licensees
SB 655 - Allowing licensure of certain veterinarians by endorsement

Liens (15 Bills)
SB 120 - Permitting person to file bond in escrow with court to cover mechanic's lien
SB 360 - Creating procedure for deeming personal property abandoned following real property transfer
SB 434 - Providing suggestion and suggestee execution contain certain information

Local Bills (6 Bills)
SB 85 - Expanding counties covered by WV Route 2 and I-68 Authority
SB 543 - Creating Prince Railroad Station Authority

Malpractice (3 Bills)
SB 503 - Relating to Patient Injury Compensation Fund payments
SB 504 - Relating to several liability for health care providers

Military Affairs (2 Bills)
SB 101 - Exempting military, National Guard and reserve income from state income tax
SB 102 - Providing campground fee discounts to certain National Guard members
SB 113 - Observing week in which December 7 falls as Pearl Harbor and Military Appreciation week
SB 116 - Exempting certain military members' motor vehicles from personal property taxation
SB 117 - Exempting military retirement income from state income tax
SB 131 - Allowing National Guard members obtain free hunting and fishing licenses
SB 134 - Allowing issuance of ten-year vehicle registration plates to Bronze Star Medal recipients
SB 135 - Considering military training, experience and education toward professional or occupational licensure qualifications
SB 136 - Providing free certified copies of veteran's death certificate
SB 152 - Relating to unemployment benefits for certain spouses of military personnel
SB 321 - Authorizing Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety promulgate legislative rules
SB 400 - Providing late voter registration opportunities under Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Act of 1986
SB 405 - Identifying military veteran on DMV license or ID upon request
SB 416 - Relating to issuance of driver's licenses
SB 432 - Relating to military service credit under State Police Retirement System
SB 443 - Increasing state tax exemption for PERS, TRS and military retirement income
SB 480 - Providing for DMV issuance of military veteran photo ID cards
SB 511 - Increasing compensation of Secretary of Department of Veterans' Assistance
SB 565 - Allowing National Guard firefighters continue as civilian Air National Guard firefighters
SB 603 - Establishing entity for operation of morale, welfare and recreation military facilities
SB 605 - Limiting landowners' liability for military, law-enforcement or homeland-defense training purposes
SB 633 - Authorizing National Guard participate in federal asset forfeiture and sharing program

Mines and Minerals (5 Bills)
SB 132 - Allowing Director of Office of Miners' Health, Safety and Training discretion when imposing certain penalties
SB 180 - Granting surface owner right of first refusal to purchase mineral estate
SB 448 - Relating generally to mine safety
SB 466 - Creating Alternative Coal Slurry Disposal Act
SB 497 - Awarding attorney fees and costs for administrative proceedings under WV Surface Coal Mining and Reclamation Act
SB 579 - Increasing special reclamation tax on clean coal mined

Motor Vehicles -- Driving Under Influence (15 Bills)
SB 42 - Creating felony for driving under influence and causing serious bodily injury
SB 60 - Creating felony for driving under influence and causing serious bodily injury
SB 512 - Updating statute relating to DMV Office of Administrative Hearing's procedures
SB 608 - Authorizing use of search warrant to draw blood from DUI suspect

Motor Vehicles -- Insurance (7 Bills)
SB 614 - Relating to auto liability insurance nonrenewal for failure of consideration

Motor Vehicles -- Licenses, Registration & Inspection (9 Bills)
SB 134 - Allowing issuance of ten-year vehicle registration plates to Bronze Star Medal recipients
SB 405 - Identifying military veteran on DMV license or ID upon request
SB 416 - Relating to issuance of driver's licenses
SB 428 - Relating to registration plates for governmental vehicles
SB 429 - Relating to motor vehicle registration classifications
SB 519 - Relating generally to suspension or revocation of driver's licenses
SB 531 - Creating DMV registration plate for hearing impaired

Motor Vehicles -- Regulations (7 Bills)
SB 12 - Authorizing operation of low-speed vehicles in municipalities
SB 127 - Requiring tarpaulins on certain motor carriers transporting solid waste
SB 211 - Creating traffic offenses for texting or using handheld wireless communication device while driving
SB 544 - Removing expiration date for certain diesel-powered motor vehicle idling restrictions

Motor Vehicles -- Taxation (1 Bills)
SB 62 - Exempting certain motor vehicles from personal property taxation
SB 116 - Exempting certain military members' motor vehicles from personal property taxation
SB 460 - Providing minimum tax appraisal value of automobiles; other provisions
SB 671 - Imposing consumers sales tax on utility terrain vehicles; exemption

Motor Vehicles (And Related Subheadings) (1 Bills)
SB 30 - Providing additional means to notify DMV of purchase of junked vehicle
SB 34 - Requiring feasibility study of consolidation of government services and law enforcement for motor carrier industry
SB 47 - Establishing offense of unlawful use of wireless communication device while operating motor vehicle
SB 72 - Creating Safe and Efficient Parkways Act
SB 79 - Creating misdemeanor offense of unlawful use of wireless communication device for nonvoice communication while operating motor veh
SB 138 - Extending discount for EZ Pass transponders to all other toll roads
SB 139 - Making failure to wear safety belts primary offense
SB 219 - Consolidating administration and enforcement of motor carrier industry
SB 370 - Relating to transport and storage of firearms in private vehicles
SB 441 - Exempting special motor vehicle equipment for disabled from sales and privilege taxes
SB 480 - Providing for DMV issuance of military veteran photo ID cards
SB 493 - Exempting certain unmarked law-enforcement vehicles from sun-screening restrictions
SB 550 - Providing religious exemption for certain DMV registration information
SB 599 - Relating to insurance claims for automobile glass replacement or repair services
SB 613 - Creating rental vehicle license cost recovery fee
SB 618 - Relating to certain payments to governmental units

Municipalities (22 Bills)
SB 12 - Authorizing operation of low-speed vehicles in municipalities
SB 157 - Dedicating portion of oil and gas severance tax to counties and municipalities of origin
SB 167 - Authorizing counties and municipalities accept credit or check card as payment
SB 169 - Decreasing number of jurors on municipal jury in criminal matters
SB 343 - Providing volunteer and part-volunteer fire departments' grace period to meet eligibility for certain funds allocation
SB 440 - Reinstating certain former fire chiefs and appointing deputy chiefs
SB 525 - Relating to allocation of additional fire and casualty insurance premium tax proceeds
SB 609 - Establishing complete streets policy
SB 618 - Relating to certain payments to governmental units
SB 634 - Authorizing certain municipalities impose limited special public safety assessment fee
SB 645 - Authorizing DEP propose legislative rules granting counties and municipalities certain litter disposal exemptions

Natural Resources (8 Bills)
SB 61 - Clarifying measure of severance tax imposed on privilege of producing timber
SB 131 - Allowing National Guard members obtain free hunting and fishing licenses
SB 157 - Dedicating portion of oil and gas severance tax to counties and municipalities of origin
SB 182 - Creating West Virginia Future Fund
SB 190 - Limiting amount property appraisal can increase; excepting natural resources property
SB 200 - Extending deadline for elimination of timber severance tax
SB 202 - Permitting Division of Forestry to enter into stewardship contracts with U. S. Forest Service
SB 207 - Extending moratorium on timber severance and business privilege tax
SB 220 - Relating to Coopers Rock State Forest
SB 407 - Relating generally to hunting
SB 450 - Removing bobcats from tag requirement
SB 455 - Allowing DEP zone requirement waiver by affected water intake owners
SB 477 - Regulating possession of exotic animals
SB 478 - Creating apprentice hunting and trapping license
SB 513 - Exempting DNR police officers' pension benefits from state income tax
SB 522 - Creating WVU Shale Research, Education, Policy and Economic Development Center; other provisions
SB 537 - Creating WV Sustainable Wealth Fund
SB 562 - Establishing DEP procedure for biologic component compliance of narrative water quality standard
SB 595 - Creating crossbow hunting license
SB 615 - Conforming WV Water Pollution Control Act with federal Clean Water Act
SB 676 - Extending grant funding application date for Chesapeake Bay watershed compliance projects

Parks and Recreation (4 Bills)
SB 102 - Providing campground fee discounts to certain National Guard members
SB 362 - Authorizing bond issuance for Cacapon Resort State Park and Beech Fork State Park capital improvements
SB 517 - Including community beautification and reclamation programs in authorized community corrections programs
SB 605 - Limiting landowners' liability for military, law-enforcement or homeland-defense training purposes

Pornography (19 Bills)
SB 596 - Prohibiting child erotica
SB 606 - Relating to property forfeiture related to child pornography arrests and computer crimes

Prescriptions and Medications (8 Bills)
SB 2 - Creating medication therapy management services program for Medicaid recipients
SB 6 - Relating to use of epinephrine in emergency situations
SB 7 - Relating to administration of Naloxone in suspected drug overdoses
SB 45 - Requiring prescription for drugs containing certain precursors of methamphetamine
SB 109 - Permitting unlicensed personnel to administer medications or assist in certain circumstances
SB 201 - Creating Unintentional Pharmaceutical Drug Overdose Fatality Review Team
SB 358 - Prohibiting possession of certain multiple controlled substances obtained from more than one practitioner
SB 426 - Relating to controlled substances monitoring
SB 437 - Relating generally to substance abuse
SB 438 - Including sheriffs access to certain confidential pharmaceutical information
SB 524 - Requiring annual Controlled Substance Monitoring Program database search by prescriptive authorities
SB 535 - Expanding certain prescriptive authority of medications for chronic diseases
SB 588 - Relating to Wholesale Drug Distribution Licensing Act of 1991
SB 647 - Providing Boards of Medicine, Dental Examiners and Osteopathy initiate disciplinary proceedings related to controlled substance mo
SB 667 - Updating WV schedules of controlled substances

Professions and Occupations (14 Bills)
SB 55 - Relating to residency requirements for persons appointed as campus police officers
SB 69 - Providing certain firefighters personal income tax credit
SB 77 - Requiring alcohol awareness education courses for certain employees of retailers and licensed private clubs
SB 140 - Requiring boards of education hire most qualified persons for extracurricular activities
SB 175 - Providing for issuance of special volunteer medical license to active medical and osteopathic physicians
SB 187 - Allowing dental hygienists place sealants without prior exam by dentist
SB 196 - Creating Dentist and Hygienist Education Student Loan Fund
SB 203 - Establishing tax credit for certain physicians providing services in free health clinics
SB 214 - Clarifying sunrise review requirement for establishment, revision or expansion of professional scope of practice
SB 330 - Relating to licensure of insurance adjusters
SB 332 - Relating to registration of pawnbrokers
SB 356 - Creating dental practitioner tax credit for certain indigent care
SB 379 - Authorizing Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses designate certain treatment and recovery programs for licensees
SB 384 - Creating nurse educator tax credit
SB 414 - Expanding definition of "medical services applicant" under Volunteer for Nonprofit Youth Organizations Act
SB 424 - Exempting certain barbers from continuing education requirement
SB 523 - Creating Commercial Real Estate Broker Lien Act
SB 524 - Requiring annual Controlled Substance Monitoring Program database search by prescriptive authorities
SB 535 - Expanding certain prescriptive authority of medications for chronic diseases
SB 560 - Relating to practice of psychology
SB 572 - Replacing "advanced nurse practitioner" with "advanced practice registered nurse"
SB 573 - Providing Higher Education Policy Commission license barber and cosmetology schools and instructors
SB 583 - Defining "advanced practice registered nurse"
SB 616 - Updating code regarding medical imaging and radiation therapy practice
SB 647 - Providing Boards of Medicine, Dental Examiners and Osteopathy initiate disciplinary proceedings related to controlled substance mo
SB 655 - Allowing licensure of certain veterinarians by endorsement
SB 670 - Allowing consulting engineer preparing highway design-build pilot program development products participate in project construction

Public Employees (5 Bills)
SB 21 - Authorizing PEIA promulgate rules relating to underwriting requirements for nonstate employer participants
SB 163 - Providing one-time supplement to certain public employee and teacher annuitants
SB 185 - Relating to Employee Suggestion Award Program
SB 668 - Relating to state employee leave donation program

Public Service Commission (3 Bills)
SB 143 - Requiring PSC report to Legislature on broadband markets
SB 412 - Increasing PSC civil penalties for Gas Pipeline Safety Act violations

Public Service Districts (6 Bills)
SB 392 - Increasing public service district board members' salaries

Railroads (1 Bills)
SB 17 - Creating Commuter Rail Access Act

Real Property (5 Bills)
SB 26 - Enacting Uniform Real Property Electronic Recording Act
SB 74 - Amending exemptions for small planned communities from Uniform Common Interest Ownership Act
SB 99 - Imposing statute of limitations on civil action derived from surveying of property
SB 119 - Relating to notice and removal of personal property from real property after tax sale
SB 206 - Designating certain property as qualified capital addition to manufacturing facilities
SB 363 - Creating Uniform Real Property Electronic Recording Act
SB 367 - Relating to liability of real property possessor for trespasser harm
SB 368 - Granting certain real property owners access to unused DOH property
SB 380 - Transferring sole ownership of real property to co-owner paying taxes
SB 536 - Authorizing Auditor's land department accept credit, debit or charge card payments
SB 540 - Relating to subdivision land development plans or plats
SB 551 - Providing limitation exception for certain mortgage modification or refinancing loans
SB 552 - Creating WV Land Stewardship Corporation Act
SB 605 - Limiting landowners' liability for military, law-enforcement or homeland-defense training purposes
SB 621 - Requiring DOH concur major subdivisions or land developments provide sufficient access
SB 675 - Creating transfer on death deed

Redistricting (2 Bills)
SB 199 - Reapportioning congressional districts
SB 223 - Reapportioning congressional districts
SB 225 - Reapportioning congressional districts
SB 357 - Reapportioning congressional districts
SB 462 - Reapportioning congressional districts

Regulation of Trade (9 Bills)
SB 491 - Authorizing PSC to regulate broadband deployment projects

Regulations (3 Bills)
SB 35 - Regulating pawnbrokers
SB 219 - Consolidating administration and enforcement of motor carrier industry
SB 406 - Regulating commercial dog breeding operations

Religious Organizations (3 Bills)
SB 550 - Providing religious exemption for certain DMV registration information

Retirement -- Education Personnel (34 Bills)
SB 393 - Extending time for TRS members to purchase service credit in TDCS
SB 422 - Relating generally to retirement benefits and costs of PERS, State Police Retirement System and TRS
SB 443 - Increasing state tax exemption for PERS, TRS and military retirement income
SB 470 - Requiring medical examination by member's physician for TRS disability annuity
SB 622 - Facilitating certain TDCRS payment to certain employer fund

Retirement -- Public Employees (9 Bills)
SB 150 - Clarifying Consolidated Public Retirement Board's authority to determine public employer contribution rate
SB 155 - Preventing disability pension reduction for certain PERS members
SB 422 - Relating generally to retirement benefits and costs of PERS, State Police Retirement System and TRS
SB 443 - Increasing state tax exemption for PERS, TRS and military retirement income
SB 488 - Providing one-time bonus to certain PERS annuitants
SB 513 - Exempting DNR police officers' pension benefits from state income tax
SB 545 - Relating to reemployment after retirement from PERS

Retirement (And Related Subheadings) (10 Bills)
SB 163 - Providing one-time supplement to certain public employee and teacher annuitants
SB 369 - Permitting Deputy Sheriff Retirement System retirants to modify benefit options under certain circumstances
SB 422 - Relating generally to retirement benefits and costs of PERS, State Police Retirement System and TRS
SB 432 - Relating to military service credit under State Police Retirement System
SB 469 - Relating generally to other post-employment benefits
SB 486 - Relating generally to Judges' Retirement System
SB 515 - Strengthening WV Municipal Pensions Oversight Board's authority
SB 575 - Repealing code related to prior disability under Emergency Medical Services Retirement System
SB 634 - Authorizing certain municipalities impose limited special public safety assessment fee

Roads and Highways (1 Bills)
SB 72 - Creating Safe and Efficient Parkways Act
SB 129 - Relating to descriptions of easements and rights-of-way
SB 138 - Extending discount for EZ Pass transponders to all other toll roads
SB 204 - Relating to removal of vehicles from highway in emergency situations
SB 205 - Relating to construction zone signage
SB 215 - Specifying unobligated moneys in Industrial Access Road Fund revert to State Road Fund
SB 368 - Granting certain real property owners access to unused DOH property
SB 609 - Establishing complete streets policy
SB 621 - Requiring DOH concur major subdivisions or land developments provide sufficient access
SB 630 - Directing Commissioner of Highways study alternative revenue sources for funding roads and highways
SB 651 - Requiring DOH construct Lou Tabit Freeway between Chelyan and Montgomery
SB 670 - Allowing consulting engineer preparing highway design-build pilot program development products participate in project construction

Rule Making Authority (2 Bills)
SB 170 - Authorizing Higher Education Policy Commission and Council for Community and Technical College Education promulgate legislative ru
SB 216 - Authorizing DEP regulate environmental sampling by legislative rule
SB 340 - Relating to interscholastic athletes' concussions and head injuries
SB 395 - Subjecting Workers' Compensation Board of Managers' rules to legislative review
SB 402 - Relating to legislative rule-making review process
SB 495 - Authorizing DEP propose legislative rules for administrative resolution to Hazardous Waste Management Act violation settlements
SB 516 - Authorizing ABCC promulgate legislative rules requiring training for alcoholic liquor servers
SB 604 - Authorizing State Fire Commission propose legislative rules relating to green plumbing and mechanical systems design and construct

Safety (6 Bills)
SB 3 - Requiring safety features on new residential water heaters
SB 37 - Requiring certain public works employees complete construction safety program
SB 59 - Creating WV Swimming Pool Safety Act
SB 204 - Relating to removal of vehicles from highway in emergency situations
SB 205 - Relating to construction zone signage
SB 387 - Requiring training of floodplain managers
SB 412 - Increasing PSC civil penalties for Gas Pipeline Safety Act violations
SB 448 - Relating generally to mine safety
SB 597 - Requiring installation of carbon monoxide detectors in certain public facilities

Salaries (4 Bills)
SB 111 - Establishing minimum number of State Police troopers; increasing supplemental pay
SB 168 - Increasing compensation of certain county officials
SB 383 - Increasing supplemental pay for State Police in lieu of overtime pay
SB 389 - Establishing minimum number of State Police troopers; salary increase
SB 392 - Increasing public service district board members' salaries
SB 472 - Increasing compensation cap of family court secretary-clerks and case coordinators
SB 483 - Equalizing compensation of magistrates, assistants, court clerks and deputy clerks
SB 511 - Increasing compensation of Secretary of Department of Veterans' Assistance
SB 627 - Increasing salaries of certain State Police forensic lab employees and certain civilian employees
SB 666 - Increasing salaries of State Police criminalists and civilian employees

Secretary of State (4 Bills)
SB 82 - Permitting Secretary of State dissolve certain corporate entities
SB 376 - Establishing procedures for inclusion of Address Confidentiality Program participants on special absentee voting lists
SB 532 - Requiring voter present photo ID
SB 533 - Relating to senatorial candidate residency requirements
SB 542 - Relating to senatorial candidate residency requirements and certification
SB 619 - Relating to annual business fees and reports due Secretary of State
SB 632 - Requiring State Register and Code of State Rules filings be available in electronic format
SB 637 - Relating to maintenance of voter registration lists and records
SB 644 - Providing reinstatement procedures for foreign profit and nonprofit corporations
SB 660 - Relating to charitable organizations' audit requirements

Senior Citizens (2 Bills)
SB 124 - Changing low income qualifier for senior citizens' homestead tax credit
SB 171 - Creating in-home direct care workforce registry
SB 425 - Exempting certain nursing homes from certificate of need review and bed moratorium
SB 435 - Relating to nursing home residents' personal funds conveyance upon death
SB 498 - Relating to records of abuse, neglect or exploitation of vulnerable adults

Social Security (8 Bills)
SB 20 - Exempting Social Security from state personal income tax
SB 44 - Permitting state opt out of federal statute preventing residents convicted of certain crimes from receiving certain benefits

Taxation -- Consumers Sales Tax (16 Bills)
SB 13 - Relating to consumers sales and service tax credit for tourism development expansion projects
SB 98 - Exempting certain homeowners' association dues from consumers sales and service tax
SB 430 - Conforming code provisions to Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement
SB 555 - Providing contractor exception to sales and use tax exemption for certain nonprofit youth organization

Taxation -- Mines & Minerals (12 Bills)
SB 200 - Extending deadline for elimination of timber severance tax
SB 207 - Extending moratorium on timber severance and business privilege tax
SB 579 - Increasing special reclamation tax on clean coal mined
SB 654 - Creating coal severance tax credit

Taxation -- Motor Vehicles (3 Bills)
SB 62 - Exempting certain motor vehicles from personal property taxation
SB 624 - Relating generally to use of alternative-fuel motor vehicles
SB 671 - Imposing consumers sales tax on utility terrain vehicles; exemption

Taxation -- Personal & Corporate Income Tax (2 Bills)
SB 92 - Providing personal income tax credit for recycling fees
SB 101 - Exempting military, National Guard and reserve income from state income tax
SB 104 - Providing procedure to determine credit for utility taxpayers with net operating loss carryovers
SB 203 - Establishing tax credit for certain physicians providing services in free health clinics
SB 209 - Updating terms in Personal Income Tax Act
SB 210 - Updating terms in Corporation Net Income Tax Act
SB 386 - Clarifying entities included in water's-edge group for income tax purposes
SB 410 - Requiring backup withholding on certain gambling winnings
SB 443 - Increasing state tax exemption for PERS, TRS and military retirement income
SB 520 - Providing state income tax exemption for certain graduates of higher education institutions
SB 534 - Creating WV Innovation Free-Trade Act of 2012
SB 553 - Providing personal income tax deduction for spaying or neutering
SB 582 - Collecting unpaid magistrate court charges through income tax refund withholding
SB 629 - Creating Class II residential property improvements tax credit

Taxation -- Property (4 Bills)
SB 74 - Amending exemptions for small planned communities from Uniform Common Interest Ownership Act
SB 90 - Providing method of appraising certain affordable multifamily rental property for ad valorem property taxes
SB 190 - Limiting amount property appraisal can increase; excepting natural resources property
SB 206 - Designating certain property as qualified capital addition to manufacturing facilities
SB 347 - Rededicating excise tax paid on real property transfers to counties for regional jail support
SB 355 - Allowing counties to deduct delinquent tax collection costs from distribution to levying bodies
SB 380 - Transferring sole ownership of real property to co-owner paying taxes
SB 439 - Relating to certain taxpayer petitions for assessor review of improper real property valuation
SB 442 - Providing for phase-in of certain real property assessment increases
SB 459 - Providing for real property assessment of mobile home situated on owner's real estate
SB 526 - Relating to dedication of proceeds from county excise tax on transfer of real property
SB 534 - Creating WV Innovation Free-Trade Act of 2012

Taxation -- Roads & Fuel (9 Bills)
SB 217 - Creating new state tax upon suspension or elimination of federal motor fuel tax
SB 624 - Relating generally to use of alternative-fuel motor vehicles

Taxation (And Related Subheadings) (2 Bills)
SB 15 - Creating Energy Efficient Building Act
SB 16 - Including checkoff option on tax return for Jackson's Mill 4-H Camp
SB 17 - Creating Commuter Rail Access Act
SB 20 - Exempting Social Security from state personal income tax
SB 39 - Imposing additional tax on certain natural gas for sale, profit or commercial use outside of WV
SB 40 - Creating tax credit for composting garbage, landscape waste and food
SB 61 - Clarifying measure of severance tax imposed on privilege of producing timber
SB 69 - Providing certain firefighters personal income tax credit
SB 117 - Exempting military retirement income from state income tax
SB 119 - Relating to notice and removal of personal property from real property after tax sale
SB 124 - Changing low income qualifier for senior citizens' homestead tax credit
SB 128 - Exempting veterinary medications from consumers sales and service tax
SB 153 - Increasing tax credits for apprenticeship training in construction trades
SB 157 - Dedicating portion of oil and gas severance tax to counties and municipalities of origin
SB 208 - Repealing Telecommunications Tax Act
SB 356 - Creating dental practitioner tax credit for certain indigent care
SB 384 - Creating nurse educator tax credit
SB 419 - Revising high-growth business investment tax credit
SB 452 - Creating Taxpayer's Bill of Rights Act
SB 463 - Expanding assessment exclusions under Tax Increment Financing Act
SB 466 - Creating Alternative Coal Slurry Disposal Act
SB 487 - Creating Coalbed Methane Gas Distribution Fund
SB 514 - Deeming retail establishments with roll-your-own cigarette machines manufacturers
SB 586 - Increasing excise tax on cigarettes and tobacco products
SB 658 - Creating Energy Intensive Industrial Consumers Revitalization Tax Credit Act

Technology (5 Bills)
SB 19 - Prohibiting unsolicited political text messages
SB 147 - Providing wiretapping evidentiary provisions apply to family court; cellular phone communication confidentiality
SB 385 - Expanding definition of "computer" in commission of certain crimes
SB 466 - Creating Alternative Coal Slurry Disposal Act
SB 563 - Clarifying Chief Technology Officer's responsibility prior to transfer or retirement of certain equipment
SB 606 - Relating to property forfeiture related to child pornography arrests and computer crimes
SB 635 - Relating generally to broadband middle mile infrastructure

Tobacco and Tobacco Products (32 Bills)
SB 24 - Forbidding tobacco sales in licensed pharmacies
SB 28 - Creating Smoke Free West Virginia Act
SB 141 - Increasing penalties for tobacco use by minors
SB 148 - Creating Transition Program for Tobacco Farmers
SB 514 - Deeming retail establishments with roll-your-own cigarette machines manufacturers
SB 586 - Increasing excise tax on cigarettes and tobacco products
SB 626 - Exempting certain employers from discriminating against tobacco users

Tourism (14 Bills)
SB 9 - Relating to Economic Development Authority's loan criteria for tourism projects
SB 13 - Relating to consumers sales and service tax credit for tourism development expansion projects
SB 539 - Relating generally to WV Tourism Development Act

Transportation (2 Bills)
SB 219 - Consolidating administration and enforcement of motor carrier industry
SB 652 - Relating to comprehensive agreements for public-private transportation facilities

Treasurer (State) (4 Bills)
SB 149 - Relating to disposition of forfeited or abandoned firearms in state custody

Unemployment Compensation (4 Bills)
SB 152 - Relating to unemployment benefits for certain spouses of military personnel
SB 591 - Imposing penalty on fraudulently obtained unemployment compensation benefits

Uniform Laws (2 Bills)
SB 363 - Creating Uniform Real Property Electronic Recording Act
SB 374 - Amending Uniform Commercial Code
SB 375 - Creating Uniform Debt Management Services Act
SB 449 - Creating Uniform Power of Attorney Act

Utilities (2 Bills)
SB 162 - Requiring electric utilities implement least-cost plans
SB 212 - Creating criminal offense for disrupting communications and public utility services
SB 391 - Expanding reduced utility rates to low-income residential customers receiving SSDI
SB 412 - Increasing PSC civil penalties for Gas Pipeline Safety Act violations
SB 529 - Relating to compliance credit requirements for use of alternative and renewable energy sources
SB 584 - Authorizing PSC issue consumer rate relief bonds for recovery of electric utilities' expanded net energy costs
SB 623 - Authorizing PSC promulgate rules establishing capacity improvement fee requirements

Vendors (6 Bills)
SB 27 - Relating to bidding preference for resident vendors and vendors employing state residents
SB 659 - Requiring criminal background checks for certain employees of state service providers

Water Resources (22 Bills)
SB 676 - Extending grant funding application date for Chesapeake Bay watershed compliance projects

Weapons (6 Bills)
SB 344 - Providing minimum training requirement for license to carry deadly weapon

Workers Compensation (9 Bills)
SB 78 - Including WV Wing of Civil Air Patrol as employer subject to workers' compensation coverage
SB 94 - Excluding certain taxicab companies from Workers' Compensation Fund liability
SB 173 - Providing workers' compensation benefits for mental illness under certain circumstances
SB 395 - Subjecting Workers' Compensation Board of Managers' rules to legislative review
SB 458 - Relating to employer and third-party liability under workers's compensation deliberate intention exception
SB 559 - Relating to rebuttable presumption for firefighters' disability and death benefits for certain cancers

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