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Abortion (11 Bills)
HB 2083 - Relating to the care of aborted fetuses
HB 2240 - Requiring physicians performing abortions take steps designed to save the life of any aborted live fetus
HB 2242 - Requiring abortion facilities to have certain written policies and procedures
HB 2243 - Requiring that abortions be performed in hospitals or by physicians with admitting privileges to a hospital within the local servi
HB 2364 - The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act
HB 2371 - Prohibiting the performance of any abortion when the woman seeking it is doing so solely on account of the gender of the fetus
HB 2375 - No State-Funded Transportation for Abortion Act
HB 2482 - Prohibiting school employees from promoting abortion
HB 3081 - Preventing taxpayer subsidization of health insurance covering elective abortions
HB 3103 - Making it illegal to transport a minor across state lines to obtain an abortion without written consent of both parents
HB 3136 - Preventing taxpayer subsidization of health insurance covering elective abortions

Actions and Suits (14 Bills)
HB 2079 - Providing for an extension of limitations to file a civil action for a claim of sexual abuse against a minor
HB 2139 - Relating to assignment of cases to private attorneys by bid
HB 2285 - Providing immunity from civil liability hospital volunteers who in good faith render emergency care at a hospital
HB 2328 - Relating to collection of delinquent taxes
HB 2364 - The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act
HB 2757 - "Felicity's Law"
HB 2776 - Increasing certain filing fees in certain civil actions
HB 2814 - Relating to human trafficking
HB 2843 - Relating to comparative fault
HB 2849 - Relating to audits and investigations by the chief inspector of public offices
HB 2972 - Providing for structured settlements for minors who are injured or otherwise suffer a loss
HB 2985 - Authorizing attorney fees and costs to the prevailing party in a court case in which adverse possession is asserted
HB 2989 - Creating a system for the bifurcation for trial of claims for compensatory and exemplary damages
HB 3067 - Relating to limitations of actions and suits

Acts (63 Bills)
HB 2046 - Requiring wireless telecommunications companies to release location information of a missing person's cell phone in a timely manne
HB 2054 - The Healthy and Safe Workplace Act
HB 2089 - Uniform Premarital Agreement Act
HB 2109 - Creative Communities Development Act
HB 2118 - West Virginia Renewable Energy Act
HB 2182 - Creating the West Virginia Innovation Free-Trade Business Technology Property Valuation Act and the West Virginia Innovation Free-
HB 2200 - Energy Efficient Building Act
HB 2214 - Intrastate Coal and Use Act
HB 2230 - Compassionate Use Act for Medical Cannabis
HB 2257 - Creating a publicly accessible database of information relevant to all horizontally drilled wells
HB 2277 - Save West Virginia Call Center Jobs Act
HB 2323 - West Virginia Energy Efficiency Act
HB 2346 - The Uniform Debt Management Services Act
HB 2364 - The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act
HB 2375 - No State-Funded Transportation for Abortion Act
HB 2421 - Forest Fairness Act
HB 2427 - West Virginia Firearms Freedom Act
HB 2438 - Certified Legal Assistant Act
HB 2448 - Authorizing trusts to be applicants for a nonintoxicating beer distributor license and adding limited liability companies to the d
HB 2488 - Real Property Transfer on Death Act
HB 2494 - Complete Streets Act
HB 2496 - West Virginia School Personnel Survivor Benefit Act
HB 2507 - Jobs Impact Statement Act
HB 2514 - Lowering the total amount of tax credits available under the Film Industry Investment Act
HB 2515 - Updating the meaning of federal taxable income and certain other terms used in the West Virginia Corporation Net Income Tax Act
HB 2516 - Updating the meaning of federal adjusted gross income and certain other terms used in the West Virginia Personal Income Tax Act
HB 2521 - Relating to the West Virginia Contraband Forfeiture Act
HB 2535 - Creating the "Intrastate Coal and Use Act" and the "Intrastate Oil and Natural Gas and Use Act"
HB 2564 - Delaying implementation of the Alternative and Renewable Energy Portfolio Act
HB 2578 - Creating the Good Jobs Internet Reporting Act
HB 2591 - Creating the Healthy Workplace Act
HB 2597 - Creating the Intrastate Coal and Use Act
HB 2609 - Relating to the Alternative and Renewable Energy Portfolio Act
HB 2716 - Relating to the West Virginia Fairness in Competitive Bidding Act
HB 2721 - West Virginia Religious Freedom Restoration Act
HB 2724 - Relating to the Emergency Medical Services Act
HB 2732 - Freedom From Unwarranted Surveillance Act
HB 2747 - Relating to Open Governmental Proceedings
HB 2784 - Relating to the Deputy Sheriff Retirement System Act
HB 2785 - Creating the "Safe and Efficient Parkways Act" (SEPA)
HB 2801 - Creating the "West Virginia Infrastructure Emergency Response Act of 2013"
HB 2814 - Relating to human trafficking
HB 2832 - Creating the "Firearm Protection Act"
HB 2844 - Creating the Jobs Impact Statement Act
HB 2879 - West Virginia Commuter Rail Access Act
HB 2882 - Creating the Budget Reform Act
HB 2918 - West Virginia Fair Health Insurance Act of 2013
HB 2948 - Freedom From Unwarranted Surveillance Act
HB 2961 - Compassionate Medical Marijuana Use Act of 2013
HB 2972 - Providing for structured settlements for minors who are injured or otherwise suffer a loss
HB 3001 - Requiring a composite soil sampling and testing be performed on the ground area underneath a pit or impoundment after it has been
HB 3009 - Schoolchildren's Religious Liberties Act
HB 3016 - Restroom Access Act
HB 3040 - Relating generally to the tax treatment of manufacturing entities
HB 3043 - Including methane monitoring equipment as eligible safety equipment for tax credit purposes
HB 3053 - Relating to the labor-management relations act for the private sector
HB 3071 - Relating to civil penalties and civil administrative penalties for violations of the Water Pollution Control Act
HB 3073 - Creating the "Health Care Choice Act"
HB 3076 - West Virginia Buy American Act of 2013
HB 3101 - Updating the Uniform Common Interest Ownership Act
HB 3114 - Relating to the Freedom of Information Act
HB 3129 - Creating of the Verifiable Science Act
HB 3148 - Creating the "ATV and UTV Recreation Act"

Advertising (5 Bills)
HB 2418 - Requiring the Public Employees Insurance Agency and its contractors, under certain circumstances, to advertise that they are seeki
HB 2447 - Requiring that advertising must identify candidates' party affiliation
HB 2942 - Prohibiting public officials and employees from using public funds for self promotion
HB 3045 - Eliminating specific statutory restrictions on outdoor advertisement
HB 3106 - Prohibiting the Attorney General from placing his or her name or likeness on trinkets purchased with public moneys, and on public

Agriculture (8 Bills)
HB 2112 - Prohibiting the use of prophylactic feeding of antibiotics to livestock
HB 2145 - Creating the "Genetically Engineered Crop and Animal Farmer Protection Act"
HB 2153 - Creating the "Genetically Engineered Food Right to Know Act"
HB 2207 - Creating the "Genetically Engineered Organism Liability Act"
HB 2267 - Creating the Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program Fund
HB 2969 - Relating to poultry inspection exemptions
HB 3062 - Removing the cap for collections into the land division special revenue account of the Department of Agriculture
HB 3065 - Transferring land located in the Western District, Taylor County, West Virginia, from the State of West Virginia to the Taylor Cou

Air Quality (4 Bills)
HB 2044 - Relating to air pollution control
HB 2111 - Employing best available control technology to control air pollution
HB 2304 - Adding oil and gas facilities, wells, pipelines and tanks to the coordinated statewide program of air pollution prevention
HB 3034 - Requiring underground mines fire boss examinations include examining the air quantity

Alcohol (23 Bills)
HB 2016 - Funding for substance abuse services through increased taxes on beer, wine and liquor
HB 2051 - Requiring a preliminary breath analysis for the purpose of determining the blood alcohol content of a surviving driver
HB 2097 - Providing for career development and establishing a pay scale for Alcohol Beverage Commission inspectors, enforcement agents and s
HB 2238 - Relating to treatment for drug and alcohol addiction
HB 2253 - Including enforcement officers employed by the Alcohol and Beverage Control Commission in the classified service under the Civil S
HB 2321 - Increasing the barrel tax on nonintoxicating beer
HB 2356 - Prohibiting the sale of beer and wine at self-scan registers
HB 2448 - Authorizing trusts to be applicants for a nonintoxicating beer distributor license and adding limited liability companies to the d
HB 2500 - Increasing the penalty for driving under the influence causing death
HB 2501 - Creating the West Virginia Addictions Treatment and Recovery Fund
HB 2720 - Requiring the closing hours of private clubs to be two o'clock a.m.
HB 2834 - Exempting valid nonprofit organizations from licensing requirements of the West Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority duri
HB 2943 - Allowing the holder of a distillery or mini-distillery license who produces 50,000 gallons or less of alcoholic liquor to serve al
HB 2944 - Permitting the sale of nonintoxicating beer within a certain distance from a church that consents to the sale
HB 2946 - Permitting the sale of alcoholic beverages on Sunday mornings
HB 2949 - Making it illegal for a manufacturer, winery, farm winery or supplier to deliver wine to a distributor without having an equitable
HB 2956 - Relating to resident brewers and brewpubs
HB 2991 - Providing that a wine retailer may be licensed as a retail dealer in nonintoxicating beer for the limited purpose of selling nonin
HB 3004 - Increasing the percentage a liquor retail licensee must charge licensed clubs and the general public
HB 3018 - Exempting certain distilleries from the payments to market zone retailers
HB 3022 - Relating to the sale of certain beer, wine and liquor
HB 3141 - Providing consistency for the location of the Alcohol Beverage Control Administration's appeal hearings
HB 3145 - Removing the existing maximum quantities of beer that retailers can sell for off premises

Animals (9 Bills)
HB 2056 - Relating to hunting or taking of unprotected species of wild animals
HB 2112 - Prohibiting the use of prophylactic feeding of antibiotics to livestock
HB 2115 - Relating to the purchase and sale of dogs
HB 2209 - Relating to the control of potentially dangerous wild animals
HB 2301 - Prohibiting declination or termination of property insurance based solely upon a home owner's possession of a certain breed of dog
HB 2387 - Relating to the West Virginia Fair Housing Act
HB 2757 - "Felicity's Law"
HB 2794 - Prohibiting declination or termination of property insurance based solely upon a home owner's possession of a certain breed of dog
HB 2838 - Creating regulations for commercial dog breeding operations

Appropriations (7 Bills)
HB 2052 - Prohibiting the naming of a publicly funded building, road, structure or project for a living elected public official
HB 2538 - Expiring, supplementing, amending, increasing, and adding items of appropriation in various accounts
HB 2566 - Relating to institutional operating budgets
HB 2581 - Requiring that a sum certain be deposited into the Education Improvement Fund for appropriation by the Legislature
HB 2913 - Specifying procedures for adjusting payments to correct for an erroneous distribution of moneys dedicated, distributed or directed
HB 2928 - Supplementing, amending, decreasing, and increasing items of the existing appropriations from the State Road Fund to the Departmen
HB 3082 - Providing a limit on consulting fees

Appropriations-Supplemental (10 Bills)
HB 2236 - Providing a salary supplement for providers of medicaid eligible services in the public schools
HB 2359 - Relating to the Public Employees Retirement System and the Teachers Retirement System; and providing a one-time supplement for ann
HB 2539 - Making a supplementary appropriation to the Department of Commerce, Division of Labor, and the Department of Health and Human Reso
HB 2540 - Expiring and supplementing funds in various accounts
HB 2541 - Making a supplementary appropriation from the State Fund, State Excess Lottery Revenue Fund, to the Department of Health and Human
HB 2929 - Making a supplementary appropriation of federal funds out of the treasury to various accounts
HB 2930 - Making a supplementary appropriation to various designated spending units
HB 2931 - Supplementing and amending the appropriation to the Department of Health and Human Resources, Division of Human Services - Tempora
HB 2932 - Making a supplementary appropriation to the Division of Veterans' Affairs
HB 3110 - Clarifying the powers of the Attorney General to enter into contracts for legal services with attorneys

Arbitration (1 Bills)
HB 3079 - Relating generally to arbitration

Associations (3 Bills)
HB 2367 - Establishing a West Virginia State Trooper's Association leave donation program
HB 2842 - Clarifying that time-sharing plans, accommodations and facilities are subject to regulation by the Division of Land Sales and Cond
HB 3101 - Updating the Uniform Common Interest Ownership Act

Athletics (9 Bills)
HB 2002 - Providing for the use of neck braces by football players
HB 2190 - Requiring the West Virginia Secondary School Activities Commission to propose legislative rules concerning concussions
HB 2326 - Relating to persons who do not qualify for professional certificates who are issued certificates to serve in the public schools as
HB 2518 - Establishing protocols and protections to limit and treat injury to youth athletes and students
HB 2526 - Allowing for the participation of home schooled students in certain secondary school activities
HB 2548 - Increasing the criminal penalties for assaults and batteries against athletic officials
HB 2912 - Relating to disclosure of confidential taxpayer information
HB 2999 - Prohibiting members of the state Athletic Commission from judging or refereeing any professional boxing, full contact boxing or mi
HB 3054 - Requiring that athletic trainers be licensed, instead of registered, by West Virginia Board of Physical Therapy

Attorney General (6 Bills)
HB 2139 - Relating to assignment of cases to private attorneys by bid
HB 2357 - Relating to sexting by minors
HB 2912 - Relating to disclosure of confidential taxpayer information
HB 3003 - Facilitating compliance with the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement
HB 3106 - Prohibiting the Attorney General from placing his or her name or likeness on trinkets purchased with public moneys, and on public
HB 3110 - Clarifying the powers of the Attorney General to enter into contracts for legal services with attorneys

Attorneys (11 Bills)
HB 2050 - Encouraging and assisting persons diagnosed with schizophrenic reality disorder in designating a durable medical power of attorney
HB 2155 - Making grants from state and other funds to provide civil legal services to low income persons
HB 2298 - Providing guidance for prosecuting attorneys in cases involving abused and neglected children
HB 2342 - Permitting the issuance of a barrister's certificate to teach course specific curricula in public schools
HB 2438 - Certified Legal Assistant Act
HB 2777 - Relating to Public Defender Services
HB 2781 - Relating to juvenile proceedings
HB 2788 - Requiring that all attorneys employed by the State of West Virginia in legal positions paying $100,000 or more must have a license
HB 2985 - Authorizing attorney fees and costs to the prevailing party in a court case in which adverse possession is asserted
HB 3069 - Relating to access to justice
HB 3110 - Clarifying the powers of the Attorney General to enter into contracts for legal services with attorneys

Audits/Auditing (4 Bills)
HB 2041 - Changing the time for periodic valuations and assessments of real and personal property
HB 2849 - Relating to audits and investigations by the chief inspector of public offices
HB 2851 - Establishing a one time audit cost amnesty program for local governments with delinquent audit costs
HB 3031 - Requiring the Department of Environmental Protection to maintain an Office of Internal Auditing

Aviation (4 Bills)
HB 2900 - Requiring regional airport authority board members to include persons of area expertise
HB 2908 - Changing the length of terms of regional airport authority board members, and to clarify how such members are to be allocated
HB 2909 - Relating to air-ambulance fees paid by the West Virginia Public Employees Insurance Agency
HB 2997 - Prohibiting the use of unmanned aircraft

Banks and Banking (5 Bills)
HB 2081 - Making electronic payments subject to the same fees as are currently permitted for returned checks
HB 2158 - Relating to the provision of financially-related services by banks and bank holding companies
HB 2346 - The Uniform Debt Management Services Act
HB 2412 - Ensuring that borrowers are provided accurate notice of their right to cure a default on any installment or other secured obligati
HB 2923 - Relating to directors of state-chartered banking institutions

Boards and Commissions (55 Bills)
HB 2017 - Providing nonsupervisory employees of the West Virginia State Board of Education with the same protections against summary dismiss
HB 2039 - Giving the Insurance Commissioner the power to regulate and penalize self-insured employers
HB 2045 - Authorizing the Governor to appoint an additional member to the Surface Mine Board that represents the interest of labor
HB 2053 - Requiring county boards of education to employ a certified library media specialist in each county school
HB 2055 - Increasing the amount of mine subsidence insurance reinsured by the board of risk management
HB 2107 - Exempting county school boards of education school buses from paying tolls for transit over the West Virginia Turnpike or any park
HB 2151 - Requiring the West Virginia Commissioner of Highways to use recycled materials in construction or maintenance of roads and highway
HB 2170 - Clarifying the law governing the duties of professional licensing boards
HB 2178 - Authorizing licensing boards to require applicants to submit to criminal background checks
HB 2191 - Establishing the West Virginia Board of Veteran Education and Support
HB 2194 - Relating to ethical guidelines for members of professional licensing boards
HB 2253 - Including enforcement officers employed by the Alcohol and Beverage Control Commission in the classified service under the Civil S
HB 2329 - Relating to the use of personal leave days by a surviving spouse of a deceased employee of a school board
HB 2333 - Modifying the restriction on the number of terms that a chairperson of an institutional governing board of higher education may se
HB 2378 - Relating to the hiring of substitute service personnel by county school boards
HB 2382 - Relating to the Fire Prevention and Control Act
HB 2404 - Increasing the number of municipalities that may participate in the Municipal Home Rule Pilot Program
HB 2408 - Requiring all state boards, commissions, committees or councils to be gender balanced and to have proportionate representation of
HB 2440 - Adopting guidelines to permit pharmacists to prescribe medications
HB 2531 - Relating to the practice of speech-language pathology and audiology
HB 2569 - Relating to requirements for licenses to practice medicine and surgery and licenses to practice podiatry
HB 2571 - Relating to who may serve as members of the environmental quality board
HB 2577 - Relating to the practice of pharmacist care
HB 2583 - Establishing a regulatory system for sexual assault forensic examinations
HB 2584 - Relating to licensing board accounts
HB 2603 - Relating to the Family Protection Services Board
HB 2607 - Requiring the Public Employees Grievance Board to provide training seminars
HB 2608 - Requiring appraisal management companies to be registered
HB 2730 - Relating to the Real Estate Appraisal Board
HB 2743 - Consolidating purchasing by county boards of education
HB 2761 - Relating to the Municipal Home Rule Pilot Program and the Municipal Home Rule Board
HB 2775 - Abolishing the Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists
HB 2790 - Relating to public service district board members
HB 2821 - Relating to the Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists
HB 2888 - Allowing members of a policemen's civil service commission to serve on other local boards and commissions
HB 2900 - Requiring regional airport authority board members to include persons of area expertise
HB 2905 - Establishing anesthesia patient safety standards for office-based surgery
HB 2906 - Relating to the board of Barbers and Cosmetologists
HB 2908 - Changing the length of terms of regional airport authority board members, and to clarify how such members are to be allocated
HB 2919 - Increasing the amount of compensation a member of a county board of education may receive for attending certain meetings
HB 2937 - Authorizing a county school board to adopt a policy that allows an inspirational message
HB 2940 - Relating to regional meetings among certain officials of county boards of education
HB 2955 - Traumatic Brain Injury Services Commission
HB 2957 - The County Home Rule Pilot Program
HB 2963 - Providing educators released time to serve on county commissions
HB 2994 - Creating a healthcare compact
HB 3023 - Providing county commissioners an ongoing mechanism to consider compensation increases for elected officials
HB 3027 - Relating to the practice of psychology
HB 3044 - Providing more flexibility to county school boards in managing schools
HB 3054 - Requiring that athletic trainers be licensed, instead of registered, by West Virginia Board of Physical Therapy
HB 3060 - Authorizing the Oil and Gas Conservation Commission to regulate the horizontal deep wells
HB 3125 - Relating to the Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists
HB 3128 - Directing the State Board of Education to determine which principal and teacher reports are unnecessary
HB 3134 - Relating to the Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists
HB 3144 - Relating to supervision of works by a sanitary board

Bonds (9 Bills)
HB 2020 - Relating to conditions of bond for defendants in cases of crimes between family or household members
HB 2061 - Requiring operators to post a bond for each well and to condition the release of the bond
HB 2093 - Requiring the Commissioner of Highways to require bonds be posted in connection with major construction, mineral extraction and in
HB 2166 - Modifying the bonding requirement for closing-out sales
HB 2233 - Relating to the School Building Authority
HB 2723 - Relating to bail bond surcharge
HB 2988 - Providing the West Virginia Courthouse Facilities Improvement Authority with the ability to issue bonds
HB 3003 - Facilitating compliance with the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement
HB 3026 - Relating to the determination of the amount of grant awards for Chesapeake Bay watershed compliance projects and the Greenbrier Ri

Buildings (14 Bills)
HB 2052 - Prohibiting the naming of a publicly funded building, road, structure or project for a living elected public official
HB 2156 - Providing criminal penalties for the intentional defacement of public and private property due to graffiti
HB 2200 - Energy Efficient Building Act
HB 2233 - Relating to the School Building Authority
HB 2354 - Requiring onsite employees at certain public works construction projects to complete an Occupational Safety and Health Administrat
HB 2416 - Authorizing the School Building Authority to award grants or moneys to county and local library boards in connection with public l
HB 2449 - Requiring a landlord address issues of the accumulation of moisture and the growth of mold
HB 2576 - Repealing requirements that prevailing wages be paid in connection with the construction of public improvements
HB 2752 - Exempting construction performed on behalf of educational authorities from prevailing wage requirements
HB 2895 - Requiring display of POW/MIA flag on county courthouses and other government buildings
HB 2916 - Eliminating eligibility of expenses for qualified rehabilitated building investment credit for residential structures
HB 2978 - Relating to wages for construction of public improvements
HB 2988 - Providing the West Virginia Courthouse Facilities Improvement Authority with the ability to issue bonds
HB 3076 - West Virginia Buy American Act of 2013

Capitol Complex (2 Bills)
HB 2459 - Permitting certain holders of concealed weapons permits to carry weapons of the grounds and buildings on the State Capitol Complex
HB 2476 - Encouraging public officials to display the national motto on all public property and public buildings

Cemeteries (2 Bills)
HB 2442 - Requiring every internment or grave to identify the decedents' identity
HB 2893 - Relating to preservation of cemeteries

Charitable Organizations (3 Bills)
HB 2004 - Exempting nonprofit organizations from paying an annual motor vehicle registration fee
HB 2116 - Income tax deduction for gifts to West Virginia charities
HB 2132 - Permitting the racing commission to regulate charity racing events

Child Welfare (44 Bills)
HB 2110 - Providing that visitation to a grandparent shall consist of a minimum of one visit a month
HB 2146 - Relating to conduct and circumstances of child abuse
HB 2167 - Creating the misdemeanor offense for child neglect resulting in a substantial risk of bodily injury
HB 2195 - Providing for the seizure of assets and other real property used for the exploitation of children
HB 2197 - Clarifying that a child who is physically healthy and presumed safe is a neglected child if the child is habitually absent from sc
HB 2201 - Relating to child abuse and neglect
HB 2220 - Prohibiting sex offenders from residing in certain areas and subjecting convicted sex offenders to global positional system monito
HB 2245 - Requiring the use of helmets by skateboarders
HB 2293 - Reducing from six months to three months the period of delinquency for failure to meet an obligation to pay support to a minor
HB 2296 - Establishing a bill of rights for children in foster care
HB 2297 - Establishing a bill of rights for foster parents
HB 2298 - Providing guidance for prosecuting attorneys in cases involving abused and neglected children
HB 2300 - Regulating the use of the internet by children
HB 2305 - BPA-Free Kids Act
HB 2314 - Authorizing a family court judge to order a child to be taken into custody in emergency situations
HB 2324 - Increasing the minimum prison sentence for a parent or guardian or custodian who abuses a child
HB 2338 - Requiring a convicted sex offender who volunteers for an organization whose volunteers have contact with minors to inform that org
HB 2349 - Increasing the number of child protective service workers
HB 2400 - Relating to disclosure of sex offender registration to private elementary and secondary schools, and to higher education instituti
HB 2409 - Relating to child welfare
HB 2446 - Creating the crime of soliciting a minor
HB 2452 - Relating to extended family visitation
HB 2453 - Expanding the Amber Alert Plan; "SKYLAR'S LAW"
HB 2456 - Increasing the school dropout age
HB 2460 - Creating a new offense for child neglect
HB 2480 - Including additional information on the sex offender registry
HB 2485 - Requiring health care providers to release unemancipated minor's medical records for drug testing to a parent or legal guardian wi
HB 2499 - Eliminating good time for persons convicted of sex crimes involving minor children
HB 2550 - Adding criminal offense of receiving materials depicting minors in sexually explicit conduct
HB 2563 - Reducing the daily administrative time required of school counselors and increasing the time actually spent in counseling at-risk
HB 2588 - Relating to requiring notification to foster parents
HB 2764 - Relating to compulsory school attendance
HB 2765 - Relating generally to child abuse and neglect
HB 2773 - Relating to state responsibilities for the protection and care of children
HB 2815 - Clarifying and modifying the process of appointing and terminating guardians for minors
HB 2824 - Relating to procedures and protections for child witnesses in domestic relations
HB 2828 - Relating to the crime of soliciting or attempting to solicit a child into a motor vehicle near a school
HB 2831 - Relating to mandatory immunizations for school children
HB 2861 - Relating to continued enrollment of at-risk student in public school
HB 2901 - Relating to juvenile proceedings
HB 2972 - Providing for structured settlements for minors who are injured or otherwise suffer a loss
HB 3061 - Relating to the right of a minor to nominate a guardian
HB 3103 - Making it illegal to transport a minor across state lines to obtain an abortion without written consent of both parents
HB 3121 - "Parents' Bill of Rights"

Citizenship (2 Bills)
HB 2152 - Requiring flowback plans for all work on oil and gas wells
HB 2920 - Making clear that the Pledge of Allegiance said each instructional day in West Virginia public schools shall include the phrase "o

Civil Rights (12 Bills)
HB 2010 - Prohibiting employers and labor unions from requiring employees to become or remain members of labor unions as a condition of empl
HB 2216 - Preserving the rights of individuals guaranteed by the West Virginia Constitution and the United States Constitution when deciding
HB 2387 - Relating to the West Virginia Fair Housing Act
HB 2408 - Requiring all state boards, commissions, committees or councils to be gender balanced and to have proportionate representation of
HB 2557 - Extending or clarifying protections under the state's Whistle-Blower Law
HB 2721 - West Virginia Religious Freedom Restoration Act
HB 2732 - Freedom From Unwarranted Surveillance Act
HB 2852 - Relating generally to the West Virginia Human Rights Act
HB 2856 - Prohibiting discrimination based upon age or sexual orientation
HB 2948 - Freedom From Unwarranted Surveillance Act
HB 2997 - Prohibiting the use of unmanned aircraft
HB 3131 - Providing that all persons have the right to be free from violence

Civil Service (5 Bills)
HB 2160 - Permitting Alcohol Beverage Control Commission employees to be included in the civil service
HB 2253 - Including enforcement officers employed by the Alcohol and Beverage Control Commission in the classified service under the Civil S
HB 2546 - Exempting nondisciplinary letters of recommendations or counseling from the definition of punitive action for municipal police off
HB 2888 - Allowing members of a policemen's civil service commission to serve on other local boards and commissions
HB 2890 - Increasing criminal penalties for violating provisions of the civil service law for paid fire departments

Claims (2 Bills)
HB 2897 - Declaring certain claims against the state and its agencies to be moral obligations of the state
HB 3112 - Relating to compensation awards to victims of crimes

Code Repealed (6 Bills)
HB 2461 - Repealing the section of state code that allows soft drinks to be sold in the school system
HB 2463 - Repealing the article that permits the sterilization of persons deemed to be mentally incompetent
HB 2547 - Repealing provisions establishing a system for the issuance of personal safety orders
HB 2609 - Relating to the Alternative and Renewable Energy Portfolio Act
HB 2965 - Cleaning up outdated language in article one, chapter three of the West Virginia Code
HB 3161 - Repealing section relating to additional fee to be collected for each marriage license issued

Commerce (2 Bills)
HB 2597 - Creating the Intrastate Coal and Use Act
HB 2715 - Implementing purchasing reforms

Communications (4 Bills)
HB 2007 - Establishing a program for reprogramming cellular telephones and distributing to seniors for making emergency calls
HB 2046 - Requiring wireless telecommunications companies to release location information of a missing person's cell phone in a timely manne
HB 2142 - Providing a criminal penalty for transmitting bulk electronic mail messages which are unsolicited
HB 2950 - Providing cable operators and satellite television providers a tax credit for offering consumers ala carte service

Consumer Protection (3 Bills)
HB 2008 - Protecting computer owners and users from computer spyware
HB 2078 - Prohibiting the use of a credit score in casualty insurance rate filings
HB 2305 - BPA-Free Kids Act

Contracts (13 Bills)
HB 2280 - Requiring persons who are not members of the American Association of Professional Landmen to have two years or more of experience
HB 2295 - Prohibiting project labor agreements on state-funded construction contracts
HB 2455 - Repealing the purchasing exemption provided to the Medicaid program
HB 2744 - Allowing a tax deduction for all prepaid tuition contracts or college savings plan
HB 2813 - Relating generally to the purchasing division
HB 2868 - Relating to daily passenger rental car business
HB 2949 - Making it illegal for a manufacturer, winery, farm winery or supplier to deliver wine to a distributor without having an equitable
HB 3039 - Relating to the right of the landlord of commercial premises to terminate the lease under certain circumstances
HB 3041 - Prohibiting the exclusion, modification or limitation of any warranty or remedy in the sale of used motor vehicles
HB 3092 - Terminating the Municipal Home Rule Pilot Program on the date of passage
HB 3093 - Relating to certification requirements for applicators who paint state bridges
HB 3110 - Clarifying the powers of the Attorney General to enter into contracts for legal services with attorneys
HB 3150 - Relating generally to purchasing

Corporations and Business Entities (10 Bills)
HB 2022 - Relating to minimum grab bar standards for hotel and motel rooms that are specifically designated or intended for use by handicapp
HB 2154 - Authorizing a corporation net income tax credit for reducing charges for home heating fuel and propane gas provided to low-income
HB 2217 - Reducing the corporate net income tax rate to five point nine percent effective the first day of July, two thousand eleven
HB 2234 - Exempting nonprofit, tax exempt corporations or organizations affiliated with a church from consumer sales and service tax
HB 2363 - Prohibiting fractional pricing in the retail sale of gasoline
HB 2448 - Authorizing trusts to be applicants for a nonintoxicating beer distributor license and adding limited liability companies to the d
HB 2553 - Authorizing the Secretary of State to administratively dissolve certain business entities
HB 2554 - Providing a procedure for the Secretary of State to reinstate certificates of authority for foreign corporations
HB 2567 - Relating to limited partnerships
HB 3098 - Relating to the accountability of a corporation's political activities

Corrections (30 Bills)
HB 2049 - Eliminating eligibility for parole for certain criminal offenses
HB 2059 - Mandatory funding of community corrections programs
HB 2069 - Providing correctional officers may retire with full benefits after twenty years of actual and honorable service
HB 2074 - Providing a two thousand eight dollar salary increase for each employee of the Division of Corrections
HB 2080 - Requiring community corrections performance measurement standards for agencies responsible for supervising individuals placed on p
HB 2092 - Adding certain sanctions for violations of probation and parole
HB 2164 - Providing rehabilitation treatment programs to inmates imprisoned in any jail
HB 2177 - Authorizing a responsible parent pilot project
HB 2204 - Allowing a credit against state personal income tax for the purchase of a new wood or pellet stove
HB 2261 - Requiring hospitals and other medical service providers to bill Medicaid for eligible inmate hospital and professional services
HB 2308 - Relating to the excise tax on the privilege of transferring real property and using the tax to reimburse counties for regional jai
HB 2325 - Authorizing immediate discharge and transportation to a regional jail for aggressive and violent behavior of persons committed to
HB 2374 - Eliminating eligibility for parole for the offenses of abuse, neglect or death of an incapacitated adult, murder of a child by a p
HB 2428 - Relating to the Community Corrections Performance Incentive
HB 2478 - Requiring persons incarcerated for sex offenses to register as such at the time they are incarcerated
HB 2481 - Changing the way that the cost of incarcerating inmates in regional jails is collected
HB 2499 - Eliminating good time for persons convicted of sex crimes involving minor children
HB 2726 - Reforming aspects of the criminal justice system to improve public safety and address the growing prison overcrowding and substanc
HB 2737 - Work/Incarceration Prison pilot program
HB 2806 - Relating to administrative remedies for prisoners generally
HB 2809 - Authorizing the Division of Corrections to implement a responsible parent program pilot project
HB 2894 - Allowing the Division of Corrections and Regional Jail Authority employees who are authorized to carry a weapon to carry concealed
HB 2933 - Providing notification to a prosecuting attorney of an offender's parole hearing and release
HB 3038 - Changing the way that the cost of incarcerating inmates in regional jails is collected
HB 3086 - Relating to juvenile services and criminal justice institutions
HB 3087 - Authorizing the Division of Corrections to implement a responsible parent program pilot project
HB 3094 - Subjecting persons convicted of sexual crimes against a minor to "GPS" monitoring for life
HB 3126 - Providing encouragement to inmates to complete education and treatment programs
HB 3142 - Relating to eligibility for release on parole of inmates in regional jails that have been committed to prison
HB 3149 - Requiring the Commissioner of Corrections to keep a record of repeat offenses committed by persons convicted of sexual offenses ag

Counties (And Related Subheadings) (1 Bills)
HB 2743 - Consolidating purchasing by county boards of education

Counties -- Commissions (9 Bills)
HB 2086 - Establishing a funding source and programs for persons with traumatic brain injury
HB 2799 - Allowing county commissions broad discretion in setting the salaries of county elected officials
HB 2895 - Requiring display of POW/MIA flag on county courthouses and other government buildings
HB 2924 - Authorizing counties to create urban growth boundaries
HB 2963 - Providing educators released time to serve on county commissions
HB 3023 - Providing county commissioners an ongoing mechanism to consider compensation increases for elected officials
HB 3024 - Granting county commissions advice and consent authority with respect to the discharge of county employees
HB 3048 - Authorizing county commissions to hear actions for ejectment and other actions
HB 3065 - Transferring land located in the Western District, Taylor County, West Virginia, from the State of West Virginia to the Taylor Cou

Counties -- Courts and Officers (2 Bills)
HB 2313 - Permitting surface owners to purchase the mineral interests that lay below the property when the mineral interest becomes subject
HB 2933 - Providing notification to a prosecuting attorney of an offender's parole hearing and release

Counties -- Law Enforcement (1 Bills)
HB 2717 - Requiring that deputy sheriffs be issued ballistic vests upon law-enforcement certification

Counties (And Related Subheadings) (6 Bills)
HB 2137 - Enacting zoning ordinances that regulate drilling and hydraulic fracturing activity
HB 2450 - Granting licensed real estate appraisers access to commercial or residential review documents
HB 2575 - Setting West Virginia prevailing wage rates by county
HB 2585 - Increasing the time to file a petition in response to notice of an increased assessment
HB 2957 - The County Home Rule Pilot Program
HB 3024 - Granting county commissions advice and consent authority with respect to the discharge of county employees

Courts -- Circuit (7 Bills)
HB 2278 - Protecting nonfamily or nonhousehold members from sexual offenses, stalking and harassment
HB 2310 - Adding a circuit court judge for the 5th Judicial Circuit
HB 2401 - Requiring the Department of Health and Human Resources to reimburse the circuit clerk of the county where involuntary commitment h
HB 2452 - Relating to extended family visitation
HB 2479 - Relating to the nonpartisan elections of justices of the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals and circuit court judges
HB 2815 - Clarifying and modifying the process of appointing and terminating guardians for minors
HB 3070 - Relating to bail bond surcharge

Courts -- Magistrate (16 Bills)
HB 2040 - Providing that when a person from another state writes a worthless check in this state which results in a summons to appear in mag
HB 2189 - Creating a magistrate court deputy clerk for Mineral county
HB 2199 - Increasing the salaries of magistrates who serve populations of eight thousand four hundred or more
HB 2212 - Adding a magistrate to Monongalia County
HB 2227 - Increasing the minimum number of magisterial districts in a county
HB 2278 - Protecting nonfamily or nonhousehold members from sexual offenses, stalking and harassment
HB 2287 - Increasing the jurisdictional amount in controversy in Magistrate Courts
HB 2386 - Expanding the powers of the magistrate to prosecute for worthless checks beyond the strict limitations of NSF
HB 2413 - Compensating all state magistrates, magistrate assistants, magistrate court clerks equally
HB 2434 - Relating to compensation in the magistrate court system
HB 2549 - Increasing salaries of those magistrates and their staffs whose salaries were reduced
HB 2552 - Providing an exception to magistrates and municipal court judges from the requirement of having a license to carry a concealed wea
HB 2786 - Increasing the allowable number of magistrate court deputy clerks by ten
HB 2787 - Permitting family court judges and magistrates to carry concealed handguns without a permit
HB 2829 - Relating to the nomination and election of magistrates
HB 3070 - Relating to bail bond surcharge

Courts -- Supreme Court (6 Bills)
HB 2100 - Adding one family court judge to the twenty-third family court circuit
HB 2428 - Relating to the Community Corrections Performance Incentive
HB 2479 - Relating to the nonpartisan elections of justices of the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals and circuit court judges
HB 2805 - Making the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals Public Campaign Financing Pilot Program a permanent program
HB 2901 - Relating to juvenile proceedings
HB 3012 - Relating to the nonpartisan election of justices to the Supreme Court of Appeals beginning in 2014

Courts (And Related Subheadings) (37 Bills)
HB 2071 - Relating to procedures for writs of execution, suggestions and suggestee executions relating to child support and spousal support,
HB 2080 - Requiring community corrections performance measurement standards for agencies responsible for supervising individuals placed on p
HB 2084 - Providing forensic evaluators with civil immunity for acts committed by the subject of the evaluation
HB 2100 - Adding one family court judge to the twenty-third family court circuit
HB 2270 - Increasing the effective period for domestic violence protective orders
HB 2278 - Protecting nonfamily or nonhousehold members from sexual offenses, stalking and harassment
HB 2314 - Authorizing a family court judge to order a child to be taken into custody in emergency situations
HB 2318 - Relating to competency and criminal responsibility of persons charged or convicted of a crime
HB 2489 - Relating to official misconduct by a public officer or employee
HB 2498 - Making it a crime for a person sitting on a grand jury to disclose the identity of an individual who will be indicted
HB 2568 - Authorizing the Legislature to add a nonbinding advisory referendum ballot issue
HB 2585 - Increasing the time to file a petition in response to notice of an increased assessment
HB 2758 - Relating to eyewitness identification
HB 2777 - Relating to Public Defender Services
HB 2780 - Relating generally to multidisciplinary team meetings for juveniles committed to the custody of the West Virginia Division of Juve
HB 2781 - Relating to juvenile proceedings
HB 2783 - Relating generally to the powers of family court judges
HB 2787 - Permitting family court judges and magistrates to carry concealed handguns without a permit
HB 2815 - Clarifying and modifying the process of appointing and terminating guardians for minors
HB 2824 - Relating to procedures and protections for child witnesses in domestic relations
HB 2833 - Relating to the judicial retirement system
HB 2842 - Clarifying that time-sharing plans, accommodations and facilities are subject to regulation by the Division of Land Sales and Cond
HB 2853 - Increasing the amount of certain exemptions of property in bankruptcy proceedings
HB 2869 - Providing for judges and magistrates of West Virginia Courts to carry concealed firearms
HB 2889 - Recognizing the right of judges and magistrates of West Virginia Courts who are licensed to carry a concealed weapon to carry a co
HB 2892 - Changing the number of strikes in jury selection in felony cases
HB 2894 - Allowing the Division of Corrections and Regional Jail Authority employees who are authorized to carry a weapon to carry concealed
HB 2938 - Establishing fair trade practices for court reporters
HB 2988 - Providing the West Virginia Courthouse Facilities Improvement Authority with the ability to issue bonds
HB 2989 - Creating a system for the bifurcation for trial of claims for compensatory and exemplary damages
HB 3079 - Relating generally to arbitration
HB 3096 - Increasing the compensation caps for secretary-clerks and case coordinators in the family court system
HB 3118 - Requiring a change of venue in all criminal matters for which the sentence could be life without mercy and to allow for appeals by
HB 3123 - Enhancing protections of the principal under a medical power of attorney and power of attorney
HB 3130 - Authorizing a new court to be known as the Intermediate Court of Appeals
HB 3141 - Providing consistency for the location of the Alcohol Beverage Control Administration's appeal hearings
HB 3154 - Relating to the expungement of certain felony convictions

Creditors and Debtors (6 Bills)
HB 2078 - Prohibiting the use of a credit score in casualty insurance rate filings
HB 2087 - Requiring regulated consumer lenders to provide a substantial benefit or a substantial benefit disclosure form for certain loans
HB 2282 - Prohibiting the use of a person's credit history in insurance transactions
HB 2412 - Ensuring that borrowers are provided accurate notice of their right to cure a default on any installment or other secured obligati
HB 2532 - Prohibiting the use of a person's credit history in employment hires
HB 3010 - Limiting the use of credit information in connection with the declination and termination of property insurance

Crimes (And Related Subheadings) (4 Bills)
HB 2020 - Relating to conditions of bond for defendants in cases of crimes between family or household members
HB 2037 - Increasing the minimum sentence for maliciously assaults a government representative
HB 2142 - Providing a criminal penalty for transmitting bulk electronic mail messages which are unsolicited
HB 2324 - Increasing the minimum prison sentence for a parent or guardian or custodian who abuses a child

Crimes -- Alcohol and Drugs (8 Bills)
HB 2130 - Establishing prohibited acts relating to possession of controlled substances obtained from more than one health practitioner
HB 2146 - Relating to conduct and circumstances of child abuse
HB 2495 - Requiring participation in a drug treatment program for all drug offenders
HB 2500 - Increasing the penalty for driving under the influence causing death
HB 2503 - Adding suboxone and fioricet to the Schedule IV list
HB 2521 - Relating to the West Virginia Contraband Forfeiture Act
HB 2726 - Reforming aspects of the criminal justice system to improve public safety and address the growing prison overcrowding and substanc
HB 3074 - Increasing the criminal penalties for the offenses of driving under the influence of alcohol, controlled substances or drugs; "And

Crimes -- Felonies (10 Bills)
HB 2005 - Relating to the insertion of language which defines acts of violence and makes its false reporting a felony
HB 2049 - Eliminating eligibility for parole for certain criminal offenses
HB 2156 - Providing criminal penalties for the intentional defacement of public and private property due to graffiti
HB 2311 - Permitting the state to opt out of a federal statute that would otherwise not allow a state resident who has been convicted of a f
HB 2407 - Eliminating the third offense conviction of shoplifting and its corresponding felony penalty
HB 2483 - Creating the felony offense of possession of one gram or more of cocaine
HB 2595 - Relating to the death penalty for first degree murder
HB 2811 - Prohibiting convicted felons from holding certain employment positions
HB 2892 - Changing the number of strikes in jury selection in felony cases
HB 3154 - Relating to the expungement of certain felony convictions

Crimes -- Juveniles (16 Bills)
HB 2181 - Creating a juvenile sex offender registration
HB 2192 - Increasing parental liability for the willful, malicious or criminal acts of their juvenile children
HB 2357 - Relating to sexting by minors
HB 2400 - Relating to disclosure of sex offender registration to private elementary and secondary schools, and to higher education instituti
HB 2460 - Creating a new offense for child neglect
HB 2520 - Proscribing juveniles from manufacturing, possessing, and distributing nude or partially nude images of minors
HB 2550 - Adding criminal offense of receiving materials depicting minors in sexually explicit conduct
HB 2765 - Relating generally to child abuse and neglect
HB 2780 - Relating generally to multidisciplinary team meetings for juveniles committed to the custody of the West Virginia Division of Juve
HB 2781 - Relating to juvenile proceedings
HB 2820 - Prohibiting a person convicted of a sexual offense against a child from being on school property without written permission
HB 2828 - Relating to the crime of soliciting or attempting to solicit a child into a motor vehicle near a school
HB 2935 - Increasing certain penalties under the child pornography law to make them similar to those imposed under federal law
HB 3086 - Relating to juvenile services and criminal justice institutions
HB 3094 - Subjecting persons convicted of sexual crimes against a minor to "GPS" monitoring for life
HB 3149 - Requiring the Commissioner of Corrections to keep a record of repeat offenses committed by persons convicted of sexual offenses ag

Crimes -- Sexual Offenses (23 Bills)
HB 2079 - Providing for an extension of limitations to file a civil action for a claim of sexual abuse against a minor
HB 2181 - Creating a juvenile sex offender registration
HB 2195 - Providing for the seizure of assets and other real property used for the exploitation of children
HB 2196 - Requiring registration and updating to the sex offender registration
HB 2198 - Relating to polygraph examinations required as a condition of supervision for certain sex offenders
HB 2220 - Prohibiting sex offenders from residing in certain areas and subjecting convicted sex offenders to global positional system monito
HB 2278 - Protecting nonfamily or nonhousehold members from sexual offenses, stalking and harassment
HB 2338 - Requiring a convicted sex offender who volunteers for an organization whose volunteers have contact with minors to inform that org
HB 2357 - Relating to sexting by minors
HB 2446 - Creating the crime of soliciting a minor
HB 2478 - Requiring persons incarcerated for sex offenses to register as such at the time they are incarcerated
HB 2480 - Including additional information on the sex offender registry
HB 2499 - Eliminating good time for persons convicted of sex crimes involving minor children
HB 2520 - Proscribing juveniles from manufacturing, possessing, and distributing nude or partially nude images of minors
HB 2550 - Adding criminal offense of receiving materials depicting minors in sexually explicit conduct
HB 2583 - Establishing a regulatory system for sexual assault forensic examinations
HB 2810 - Clarifying the statutory restrictions placed on sex offenders
HB 2814 - Relating to human trafficking
HB 2820 - Prohibiting a person convicted of a sexual offense against a child from being on school property without written permission
HB 2935 - Increasing certain penalties under the child pornography law to make them similar to those imposed under federal law
HB 3094 - Subjecting persons convicted of sexual crimes against a minor to "GPS" monitoring for life
HB 3132 - Creating the offense of sexual battery
HB 3149 - Requiring the Commissioner of Corrections to keep a record of repeat offenses committed by persons convicted of sexual offenses ag

Crimes (And Related Subheadings) (26 Bills)
HB 2012 - Including a clearer definition of hazing within West Virginia's antihazing statute
HB 2033 - Requiring an automatic home confinement sentence for certain nonviolent misdemeanors
HB 2059 - Mandatory funding of community corrections programs
HB 2156 - Providing criminal penalties for the intentional defacement of public and private property due to graffiti
HB 2167 - Creating the misdemeanor offense for child neglect resulting in a substantial risk of bodily injury
HB 2259 - Requiring persons giving testimony or providing information to the Legislature to attest to the truthfulness of the testimony
HB 2269 - Making it a crime for preventing an individual from calling emergency service personnel
HB 2318 - Relating to competency and criminal responsibility of persons charged or convicted of a crime
HB 2325 - Authorizing immediate discharge and transportation to a regional jail for aggressive and violent behavior of persons committed to
HB 2337 - Creating the criminal offense of online impersonation
HB 2374 - Eliminating eligibility for parole for the offenses of abuse, neglect or death of an incapacitated adult, murder of a child by a p
HB 2386 - Expanding the powers of the magistrate to prosecute for worthless checks beyond the strict limitations of NSF
HB 2407 - Eliminating the third offense conviction of shoplifting and its corresponding felony penalty
HB 2454 - Making it a crime to interfere with a member of the Legislature
HB 2534 - Relating to the regulation of pawn brokers
HB 2548 - Increasing the criminal penalties for assaults and batteries against athletic officials
HB 2734 - Making it illegal for anyone to photograph a corpse except for certain legitimate purposes
HB 2774 - Relating to the effects of a criminal conviction and incarceration on a municipal officer
HB 2782 - Relating generally to personal safety orders
HB 2804 - Creating enhanced criminal penalties for assaults or batteries against pregnant women
HB 2845 - Ensuring that persons convicted of felony, treason and bribery in an election are not allowed to run for any elective office
HB 2849 - Relating to audits and investigations by the chief inspector of public offices
HB 2907 - Relating to property crimes committed against coal mines and other industrial facilities
HB 2939 - Modifying the definition of "battery" and "domestic battery"
HB 3112 - Relating to compensation awards to victims of crimes
HB 3118 - Requiring a change of venue in all criminal matters for which the sentence could be life without mercy and to allow for appeals by

Criminal Background Checks (5 Bills)
HB 2178 - Authorizing licensing boards to require applicants to submit to criminal background checks
HB 2497 - Requiring applicants for real estate licensure to undergo criminal history record checks
HB 2783 - Relating generally to the powers of family court judges
HB 3108 - Relating generally to nursing homes
HB 3137 - Relating to criminal background checks for applicants for home inspectors

Culture and History (4 Bills)
HB 2366 - Clarifying procedures for protection of graves and burial sites
HB 2779 - Relating to state recognition of Native American tribes
HB 2893 - Relating to preservation of cemeteries
HB 2981 - Providing that historical reenactors are not violating the provision prohibiting unlawful military organizations

Disabilities (25 Bills)
HB 2013 - Preventing a reduction in the annuity of a person who retires with disability retirement at age sixty-five
HB 2022 - Relating to minimum grab bar standards for hotel and motel rooms that are specifically designated or intended for use by handicapp
HB 2086 - Establishing a funding source and programs for persons with traumatic brain injury
HB 2102 - Excluding federal interest income when applying the income exclusion available to those sixty-five years of age or older and to pe
HB 2148 - Requiring that handicap restroom facilities and stalls in all colleges and universities be constructed with automatic doors
HB 2180 - Exempting from the sales and use tax special equipment installed in a motor vehicle for the use of a person with physical disabili
HB 2274 - Raising the maximum personal income tax exemption for persons over the age of sixty-five and for persons who are totally disabled
HB 2312 - Requiring a photograph on the removable handicap windshield placard
HB 2379 - Exempting disabled veterans from campground rental fees during certain times
HB 2387 - Relating to the West Virginia Fair Housing Act
HB 2402 - Exempting disabled veterans who have suffered a hundred percent total and permanent service-connected disability from state incom
HB 2445 - Providing permanent total disability recipients annual cost-of-living allowances
HB 2470 - Relating to sign support specialist or an educational sign language interpreter in the education of exceptional children
HB 2475 - Requiring the DHHR to provide matching funds for trust income disbursed to support autistic minors
HB 2537 - Requiring retail establishments offering gasoline or other motor fuel to provide refueling assistance and refueling access to pers
HB 2728 - Allowing a disabled veteran to park in a designated accessible parking space without placard
HB 2867 - Awarding qualified disabled state troopers the Purple Heart by the Superintendent of the State Police
HB 3005 - Requiring any employer to retain a job for any veteran with a service-connected disability
HB 3006 - Retaining jobs for certain disabled veterans
HB 3007 - Relating to job retention for any veteran with a service-connected disability while seeking or receiving treatment
HB 3016 - Restroom Access Act
HB 3059 - Requiring county boards of education to allow students with disabilities to participate in high school graduation ceremonies with
HB 3078 - Raising the maximum personal income tax exemption for persons over the age of sixty-five and for persons who are totally disabled
HB 3095 - Relating to discounts at state parks for elderly and disabled persons
HB 3120 - Relating to taking fish and game by proxy

Domestic Relations (20 Bills)
HB 2020 - Relating to conditions of bond for defendants in cases of crimes between family or household members
HB 2026 - Relating to requirements for self-employed persons to participate in the Bureau of Child Support Enforcement's PayConnextion progr
HB 2071 - Relating to procedures for writs of execution, suggestions and suggestee executions relating to child support and spousal support,
HB 2089 - Uniform Premarital Agreement Act
HB 2110 - Providing that visitation to a grandparent shall consist of a minimum of one visit a month
HB 2201 - Relating to child abuse and neglect
HB 2251 - Providing for the payment of unemployment compensation when a person misses work due to domestic violence
HB 2270 - Increasing the effective period for domestic violence protective orders
HB 2293 - Reducing from six months to three months the period of delinquency for failure to meet an obligation to pay support to a minor
HB 2296 - Establishing a bill of rights for children in foster care
HB 2297 - Establishing a bill of rights for foster parents
HB 2299 - Requiring certain insurance companies to participate in information data matches with the Bureau of Child Support Enforcement
HB 2424 - Relating to automatic revocation of a will upon legal separation and excluding from the definition of "surviving spouse"
HB 2452 - Relating to extended family visitation
HB 2588 - Relating to requiring notification to foster parents
HB 2603 - Relating to the Family Protection Services Board
HB 2751 - Requiring telephone companies and cellular telephone companies to provide the names, address, and telephone numbers of its custome
HB 2824 - Relating to procedures and protections for child witnesses in domestic relations
HB 3087 - Authorizing the Division of Corrections to implement a responsible parent program pilot project
HB 3121 - "Parents' Bill of Rights"

Drugs and Drug Paraphernalia (22 Bills)
HB 2011 - Establishing threshold quantities of certain controlled substances to trigger prima facie evidence of intent to deliver if possess
HB 2063 - Relating to the uniformed controlled substances act
HB 2096 - Relating to the remediation and disclosure of clandestine drug laboratories
HB 2230 - Compassionate Use Act for Medical Cannabis
HB 2238 - Relating to treatment for drug and alcohol addiction
HB 2244 - Providing that a plant based substance or biological organism determined to provide any potential medical benefit may not be desig
HB 2327 - Adding the county sheriff, or his or her designee, to those law-enforcement officials who are granted access to certain confidenti
HB 2429 - Relating to the creation and implementation of drug-free workplaces in coal mines
HB 2483 - Creating the felony offense of possession of one gram or more of cocaine
HB 2485 - Requiring health care providers to release unemancipated minor's medical records for drug testing to a parent or legal guardian wi
HB 2495 - Requiring participation in a drug treatment program for all drug offenders
HB 2501 - Creating the West Virginia Addictions Treatment and Recovery Fund
HB 2503 - Adding suboxone and fioricet to the Schedule IV list
HB 2527 - Creating a drug testing program for applicants and recipients of temporary assistance for needy families cash benefits
HB 2528 - Requiring holders of graduated driver's licenses to pass drug tests
HB 2573 - Authorizing boards that issue licenses to engage in the manufacture, distribution or dispensing of controlled substances to set fe
HB 2589 - Repeals the section requiring a license to sell drug paraphernalia
HB 2767 - Requiring the Department of Health and Human Resources to pay for properly licensed, certified, or court approved programs for adu
HB 2961 - Compassionate Medical Marijuana Use Act of 2013
HB 2975 - Relating to the controlled substances monitoring generally
HB 2987 - Relating to methadone and treatment program required reports
HB 3146 - Implementing drug testing for recipients of federal-state and state assistance

Economic Development (17 Bills)
HB 2109 - Creative Communities Development Act
HB 2182 - Creating the West Virginia Innovation Free-Trade Business Technology Property Valuation Act and the West Virginia Innovation Free-
HB 2277 - Save West Virginia Call Center Jobs Act
HB 2286 - Allowing the Division of Energy to develop an energy related public relations campaign focused on educating the Washington, D.C. a
HB 2417 - Creating a fund within the council for community and economic development to assist communities with strategic and feasibility pla
HB 2507 - Jobs Impact Statement Act
HB 2508 - Changing the capital investment threshold amount
HB 2578 - Creating the Good Jobs Internet Reporting Act
HB 2590 - Creating a public nonprofit corporation and governmental instrumentality to collectively address several environmental and economi
HB 2591 - Creating the Healthy Workplace Act
HB 2600 - Creating resort area districts
HB 2844 - Creating the Jobs Impact Statement Act
HB 2903 - Creating the Economic Fairness Act of 2013
HB 2974 - Relating to a tax deduction allowed for capital expenditures from the corporate net income tax
HB 2979 - Relating to broadband deployment projects
HB 3013 - Authorizing the establishment of job creation work groups
HB 3097 - Entitling natural resource producers to the economic opportunity tax credit

Education (And Related Subheadings) (12 Bills)
HB 2017 - Providing nonsupervisory employees of the West Virginia State Board of Education with the same protections against summary dismiss
HB 2024 - Allowing guidance counselors to compete equally for all guidance counselor positions
HB 2036 - Relating to itinerant status for school service personnel
HB 2053 - Requiring county boards of education to employ a certified library media specialist in each county school
HB 2107 - Exempting county school boards of education school buses from paying tolls for transit over the West Virginia Turnpike or any park
HB 2236 - Providing a salary supplement for providers of medicaid eligible services in the public schools
HB 2289 - Requiring that transportation to and from school be provided for each child that needs or desires transportation
HB 2319 - Allowing state employees to take paid leave to attend parent-teacher conference for their children
HB 2320 - Giving local authorities the authority to decrease the speed limit on streets and highways where school buses travel in its jurisd
HB 2388 - Allowing the State Superintendent of Schools to designate certain geographical areas as a "School Choice Zone"
HB 2482 - Prohibiting school employees from promoting abortion
HB 2743 - Consolidating purchasing by county boards of education

Education -- Colleges & Universities (23 Bills)
HB 2012 - Including a clearer definition of hazing within West Virginia's antihazing statute
HB 2090 - Relating to redemption or repayment of PROMISE scholarship funds when a student drops or withdraws from classes
HB 2148 - Requiring that handicap restroom facilities and stalls in all colleges and universities be constructed with automatic doors
HB 2163 - Adding $20 million to the West Virginia Research Trust Fund
HB 2174 - Reducing federal adjusted gross income for recent graduates of higher education institutions
HB 2186 - Protecting academic speech of professional educators
HB 2191 - Establishing the West Virginia Board of Veteran Education and Support
HB 2228 - Creating the Higher Education Merit Screening Advisory Committee
HB 2250 - Providing a loan forgiveness program for nurses, social workers, dentists and hygienists
HB 2271 - Retaining nursing educators
HB 2333 - Modifying the restriction on the number of terms that a chairperson of an institutional governing board of higher education may se
HB 2368 - Relating to tuition and fee waivers for members of the West Virginia State Police to attend a college or university
HB 2490 - Providing for the appointment of veterans advocates at state institutions of higher education
HB 2491 - Establishing a uniform course completion policy for veteran students called up for active duty
HB 2517 - Permitting volunteer firefighters to automatically qualify for Promise Scholarships
HB 2566 - Relating to institutional operating budgets
HB 2581 - Requiring that a sum certain be deposited into the Education Improvement Fund for appropriation by the Legislature
HB 2741 - Protecting academic freedom in higher education
HB 2744 - Allowing a tax deduction for all prepaid tuition contracts or college savings plan
HB 2745 - Exempting undergraduate students attending state colleges or universities for the first two years postgraduation, from the payment
HB 2769 - Requiring state institutions of higher education to give priority registration to veterans
HB 2864 - Relating to the West Virginia Research Trust Fund
HB 3104 - Authorizing certain legislative rules regarding higher education

Education -- Courses, Programs & Testing (14 Bills)
HB 2034 - Exempting children receiving an exemption from compulsory school attendance in favor of church school from standardized testing re
HB 2291 - Relating to the denial of course credits for unexcused absences in school
HB 2303 - Requiring all high schools include in their health classes a course in fetal development
HB 2342 - Permitting the issuance of a barrister's certificate to teach course specific curricula in public schools
HB 2563 - Reducing the daily administrative time required of school counselors and increasing the time actually spent in counseling at-risk
HB 2594 - Relating to required courses of school instruction generally
HB 2807 - Requiring the State Board of Education to pay annual bonuses of $5,000 to certain teachers
HB 2808 - Authorizing the establishment of charter schools
HB 2861 - Relating to continued enrollment of at-risk student in public school
HB 2934 - Providing that seventh grade students are eligible to attend vocational school
HB 2973 - Allowing certain county boards of education to operate their schools on a four-day school week
HB 2983 - Requiring inclusion of science fiction reading material in certain existing middle school and high school courses
HB 3042 - Providing a teacher mentoring increment for classroom teachers with national board certification who teach and mentor at certain s
HB 3143 - Creating an environmental awareness program in the West Virginia School system

Education -- Retirement (6 Bills)
HB 2099 - Increasing benefits of retired state personnel and retired teachers
HB 2266 - Providing a one-time bonus payable in July of every year for retired public school teachers and state retirees
HB 2334 - Repealing the one hundred forty day limitation that a retired school teacher may teach in public schools
HB 2359 - Relating to the Public Employees Retirement System and the Teachers Retirement System; and providing a one-time supplement for ann
HB 2525 - Providing a cost-of-living provision for certain persons retired under the Teachers Retirement System
HB 2818 - Relating to the Teachers' Defined Contribution Retirement System

Education -- Salaries, Classifications, Leave (18 Bills)
HB 2024 - Allowing guidance counselors to compete equally for all guidance counselor positions
HB 2028 - Relating to the employment and compensation of school service personnel
HB 2035 - Providing full daily rate of pay for substitute teachers if they have in excess of ten instructional days in the same school year
HB 2036 - Relating to itinerant status for school service personnel
HB 2043 - Establishing school service personnel class title and pay grade for the positions of "Administrative Assistant" and "Legal Secreta
HB 2224 - Providing paid childbirth leave for higher education personnel
HB 2326 - Relating to persons who do not qualify for professional certificates who are issued certificates to serve in the public schools as
HB 2329 - Relating to the use of personal leave days by a surviving spouse of a deceased employee of a school board
HB 2340 - Relating to teacher pay rate for work assignment outside regular school day or beyond a contracted employment period
HB 2343 - Increasing the educational increment for school service personnel
HB 2376 - Increasing salary increments paid to principals and assistant principals
HB 2378 - Relating to the hiring of substitute service personnel by county school boards
HB 2415 - Changing how the public school support foundation allowance is determined
HB 2470 - Relating to sign support specialist or an educational sign language interpreter in the education of exceptional children
HB 2746 - Extending the Teachers' State Minimum Salary Schedule and equity supplements
HB 2807 - Requiring the State Board of Education to pay annual bonuses of $5,000 to certain teachers
HB 2827 - Modifying the funding ratio of school students to counselors
HB 3042 - Providing a teacher mentoring increment for classroom teachers with national board certification who teach and mentor at certain s

Education (And Related Subheadings) (66 Bills)
HB 2023 - Requiring that protective fencing be placed along railroad lines operating adjacent to public schools
HB 2086 - Establishing a funding source and programs for persons with traumatic brain injury
HB 2121 - Requiring elementary students to have access to a certified library media specialist, art specialist, music specialist and physic
HB 2134 - Allowing the school building authority to designate money for the building of playgrounds
HB 2161 - Continuing education requirement of building code inspectors
HB 2162 - Relating to educational benefits for dependents of deceased or disabled veterans
HB 2175 - Requiring certain licensees to take continuing education in green building
HB 2186 - Protecting academic speech of professional educators
HB 2197 - Clarifying that a child who is physically healthy and presumed safe is a neglected child if the child is habitually absent from sc
HB 2221 - Decreasing the student to teacher ratio in kindergarten through sixth grades
HB 2223 - Relating to compulsory school attendance
HB 2233 - Relating to the School Building Authority
HB 2247 - Relating to residency requirements for persons appointed as campus police officers
HB 2265 - Relating to the school access safety act
HB 2306 - Clarifying that the Legislature is the sole authority regarding compulsory immunizations
HB 2309 - Preventing teachers from being assigned additional responsibilities during planning period
HB 2315 - Requiring automated external defibrillators in public schools
HB 2355 - Allowing the mascot of Parkersburg South High School to carry a musket on school grounds when the mascot is acting in his or her o
HB 2360 - Relating to public school support computation of local share
HB 2400 - Relating to disclosure of sex offender registration to private elementary and secondary schools, and to higher education instituti
HB 2403 - Creating a separate category within the Underwood-Smith Teacher Scholarship Program
HB 2456 - Increasing the school dropout age
HB 2461 - Repealing the section of state code that allows soft drinks to be sold in the school system
HB 2470 - Relating to sign support specialist or an educational sign language interpreter in the education of exceptional children
HB 2474 - Authorizing tax credits for parents and legal guardians whose children are in a home schooling program
HB 2490 - Providing for the appointment of veterans advocates at state institutions of higher education
HB 2491 - Establishing a uniform course completion policy for veteran students called up for active duty
HB 2496 - West Virginia School Personnel Survivor Benefit Act
HB 2517 - Permitting volunteer firefighters to automatically qualify for Promise Scholarships
HB 2518 - Establishing protocols and protections to limit and treat injury to youth athletes and students
HB 2526 - Allowing for the participation of home schooled students in certain secondary school activities
HB 2545 - Creating the Nonresident Medical Student Tuition Regularization Program
HB 2555 - Electing members of county school boards on a nonpartisan basis in general elections only
HB 2560 - Providing exceptions to the prohibition of the possession of deadly weapons on premises of educational facilities
HB 2563 - Reducing the daily administrative time required of school counselors and increasing the time actually spent in counseling at-risk
HB 2725 - Transforming and improving public education
HB 2727 - Relating to the school aid formula
HB 2729 - Allowing schools to voluntarily maintain and use epinephrine auto-injectors
HB 2752 - Exempting construction performed on behalf of educational authorities from prevailing wage requirements
HB 2764 - Relating to compulsory school attendance
HB 2808 - Authorizing the establishment of charter schools
HB 2821 - Relating to the Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists
HB 2827 - Modifying the funding ratio of school students to counselors
HB 2828 - Relating to the crime of soliciting or attempting to solicit a child into a motor vehicle near a school
HB 2831 - Relating to mandatory immunizations for school children
HB 2861 - Relating to continued enrollment of at-risk student in public school
HB 2873 - Requiring that public schools provide facilities for students of all faiths and religions to have a place of fellowship, prayer an
HB 2891 - Relating to scholarships for dependent children of state troopers who die in performance of duty
HB 2901 - Relating to juvenile proceedings
HB 2919 - Increasing the amount of compensation a member of a county board of education may receive for attending certain meetings
HB 2937 - Authorizing a county school board to adopt a policy that allows an inspirational message
HB 2940 - Relating to regional meetings among certain officials of county boards of education
HB 2963 - Providing educators released time to serve on county commissions
HB 2970 - Reforming the school aide formula
HB 2973 - Allowing certain county boards of education to operate their schools on a four-day school week
HB 2982 - Prohibiting the use of calculators for teaching purposes in grades K through eight
HB 2986 - Relating to the Health Sciences Service Program
HB 3009 - Schoolchildren's Religious Liberties Act
HB 3044 - Providing more flexibility to county school boards in managing schools
HB 3050 - Relating to salary increases for teachers based on residential housing costs
HB 3059 - Requiring county boards of education to allow students with disabilities to participate in high school graduation ceremonies with
HB 3111 - Relating to computing local share of public education support
HB 3113 - Establishing a process to determine the validity of an application for a medical exemption for compulsory immunization of school c
HB 3126 - Providing encouragement to inmates to complete education and treatment programs
HB 3128 - Directing the State Board of Education to determine which principal and teacher reports are unnecessary
HB 3157 - Restoring the authority, flexibility, and capacity of schools and school systems to improve student learning

Education--Facilities (1 Bills)
HB 2820 - Prohibiting a person convicted of a sexual offense against a child from being on school property without written permission

Elected Officials (11 Bills)
HB 2225 - Creating a procedure by which the Governor or other elected member of the Board of Public Works can declare themselves disabled or
HB 2476 - Encouraging public officials to display the national motto on all public property and public buildings
HB 2489 - Relating to official misconduct by a public officer or employee
HB 2555 - Electing members of county school boards on a nonpartisan basis in general elections only
HB 2774 - Relating to the effects of a criminal conviction and incarceration on a municipal officer
HB 2799 - Allowing county commissions broad discretion in setting the salaries of county elected officials
HB 2845 - Ensuring that persons convicted of felony, treason and bribery in an election are not allowed to run for any elective office
HB 2857 - Relating to vacancies for elected officials
HB 2885 - Prohibiting the use of the name or likeness of elected or appointed officials on publicly-owned vehicles
HB 2887 - Increasing compensation, after July 1, 2013, of elected county officials and county commissioners for each class of county
HB 2942 - Prohibiting public officials and employees from using public funds for self promotion

Elections (40 Bills)
HB 2009 - Providing petitioners to referendums, elections or any other ballot issue be afforded the same privacy rights as voters
HB 2019 - Relating to elections
HB 2027 - Relating to the nonpartisan elections of Governor, Secretary of State, Treasurer, Auditor, Attorney General and Commissioner of Ag
HB 2032 - Allowing political parties to obtain ballot access by expanding the scope of the definition of political party
HB 2042 - Providing for removal and election of Public Service Commissioners
HB 2082 - Prohibiting a cheif deputy sheriff from engaging in certain political activities
HB 2091 - Relating to election complaint procedure
HB 2179 - Relating to absentee ballot fraud
HB 2215 - Requiring a voter to present an identifying document which contains the name, address and a photograph of that person
HB 2272 - Requiring the voter to mark the location necessary to indicate that a write-in vote is to be cast
HB 2350 - Relating to voting procedures
HB 2405 - Redistricting of the House of Delegates into one hundred single member districts after the 2020 census
HB 2447 - Requiring that advertising must identify candidates' party affiliation
HB 2479 - Relating to the nonpartisan elections of justices of the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals and circuit court judges
HB 2555 - Electing members of county school boards on a nonpartisan basis in general elections only
HB 2565 - Providing official ballot status to a political party that received at least one per cent of the votes
HB 2568 - Authorizing the Legislature to add a nonbinding advisory referendum ballot issue
HB 2736 - Relating to elections and write-in candidates
HB 2771 - Relating to elections
HB 2805 - Making the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals Public Campaign Financing Pilot Program a permanent program
HB 2816 - Relating to municipalities
HB 2829 - Relating to the nomination and election of magistrates
HB 2845 - Ensuring that persons convicted of felony, treason and bribery in an election are not allowed to run for any elective office
HB 2857 - Relating to vacancies for elected officials
HB 2863 - Relating to the preparation and sale of voter registration lists
HB 2865 - Relating to electronic registration of voters
HB 2881 - Requiring photograph on voter's registration card
HB 2885 - Prohibiting the use of the name or likeness of elected or appointed officials on publicly-owned vehicles
HB 2902 - Establishing voting precincts and changing the composition of standard receiving boards
HB 2941 - Relating to the maintenance of voter registration lists and related records
HB 2965 - Cleaning up outdated language in article one, chapter three of the West Virginia Code
HB 2980 - Updating existing code language concerning absentee and early in-person voting
HB 3008 - Requiring the three commissioners of the Public Service Commission be elected from the three congressional districts for six-year
HB 3012 - Relating to the nonpartisan election of justices to the Supreme Court of Appeals beginning in 2014
HB 3032 - Relating to the regulation and control of elections
HB 3106 - Prohibiting the Attorney General from placing his or her name or likeness on trinkets purchased with public moneys, and on public
HB 3107 - Requiring voters to present identifying documents, issued either by the State of West Virginia or the United States Government tha
HB 3117 - Relating to voter photo identification
HB 3133 - Relating to voting by absentees
HB 3135 - Relating generally to voting system certification and procedures at the central counting center

Emergency Services (12 Bills)
HB 2007 - Establishing a program for reprogramming cellular telephones and distributing to seniors for making emergency calls
HB 2105 - Making it a misdemeanor to make more than three separate calls to 911 for nonemergency health concerns
HB 2269 - Making it a crime for preventing an individual from calling emergency service personnel
HB 2273 - Limiting the liability of military personnel who respond to local emergencies and calls for assistance
HB 2285 - Providing immunity from civil liability hospital volunteers who in good faith render emergency care at a hospital
HB 2471 - Prohibiting the restriction or otherwise lawful possession, use, carrying, transfer, transportation, storage or display of a fire
HB 2544 - Improving state emergency preparedness
HB 2724 - Relating to the Emergency Medical Services Act
HB 2729 - Allowing schools to voluntarily maintain and use epinephrine auto-injectors
HB 2759 - Relating to standards for emergency medical service personnel
HB 2801 - Creating the "West Virginia Infrastructure Emergency Response Act of 2013"
HB 2802 - Relating to the Emergency Medical Services Retirement System

Eminent Domain (1 Bills)
HB 2030 - Providing a commercial property owner the ability to have the property appraised by an MAI appraisal prior to condemnation proceed

Employment (18 Bills)
HB 2532 - Prohibiting the use of a person's credit history in employment hires
HB 2591 - Creating the Healthy Workplace Act
HB 2596 - Establishing the West Virginia Right to Work Law
HB 2811 - Prohibiting convicted felons from holding certain employment positions
HB 2839 - Relating to payment of employees separated from payroll before paydays
HB 2844 - Creating the Jobs Impact Statement Act
HB 2852 - Relating generally to the West Virginia Human Rights Act
HB 2904 - Creating a State Employee Ombudsman
HB 2952 - Work Share West Virginia
HB 2966 - Relating to employment and privacy protection
HB 3005 - Requiring any employer to retain a job for any veteran with a service-connected disability
HB 3006 - Retaining jobs for certain disabled veterans
HB 3007 - Relating to job retention for any veteran with a service-connected disability while seeking or receiving treatment
HB 3013 - Authorizing the establishment of job creation work groups
HB 3028 - Expanding the number of hours temporary state personnel may work in a calendar year
HB 3053 - Relating to the labor-management relations act for the private sector
HB 3072 - West Virginia coal employment enhancement act
HB 3108 - Relating generally to nursing homes

Energy (22 Bills)
HB 2062 - Studying the environmental and health impacts of shale gas development
HB 2064 - Requiring a driller or owner of a natural gas well who contaminates a groundwater aquifer to remediate the aquifer until it meets
HB 2065 - Relating to ground water contamination and spills associated with the stimulation of wells using the fracking process
HB 2066 - Requiring the posting of material data safety sheets and documentation of fracking fluid components
HB 2141 - Renewable Portfolio Standards Sustainable Energy Act
HB 2152 - Requiring flowback plans for all work on oil and gas wells
HB 2176 - Relating to interconnection and net-metering of customer-generators of renewable energy
HB 2200 - Energy Efficient Building Act
HB 2204 - Allowing a credit against state personal income tax for the purchase of a new wood or pellet stove
HB 2208 - Prohibiting underground injection of coal slurry in new permits or modifications and renewals
HB 2210 - Relating to energy efficiency for electric and gas utilities and their customers
HB 2280 - Requiring persons who are not members of the American Association of Professional Landmen to have two years or more of experience
HB 2316 - Awarding credits for use of alternative and renewable energy resources
HB 2323 - West Virginia Energy Efficiency Act
HB 2348 - Creating and implementing a fund to encourage the development and use of renewable forms of energy
HB 2430 - Exempting the construction or addition of active solar energy systems from real and personal property taxation
HB 2436 - Relating to liquefied petroleum gas-consuming equipment and appliances
HB 2564 - Delaying implementation of the Alternative and Renewable Energy Portfolio Act
HB 2609 - Relating to the Alternative and Renewable Energy Portfolio Act
HB 2875 - Relating to residential solar energy tax credits
HB 3080 - Relating to alternative and renewable energy portfolio standards

Environmental Protection (33 Bills)
HB 2044 - Relating to air pollution control
HB 2062 - Studying the environmental and health impacts of shale gas development
HB 2066 - Requiring the posting of material data safety sheets and documentation of fracking fluid components
HB 2118 - West Virginia Renewable Energy Act
HB 2141 - Renewable Portfolio Standards Sustainable Energy Act
HB 2143 - Requiring liners in all new surface coal-waste impoundments and requiring regulations relating to the planning, constructing and m
HB 2152 - Requiring flowback plans for all work on oil and gas wells
HB 2183 - Requiring all final actions by the Department of Environmental Protection regarding coal mine permits to be completed within six m
HB 2211 - Imposing advanced recovery fees on consumers for the purchase of electronic devices
HB 2214 - Intrastate Coal and Use Act
HB 2286 - Allowing the Division of Energy to develop an energy related public relations campaign focused on educating the Washington, D.C. a
HB 2292 - Requiring the Department of Environmental Protection to remediate any waste tire pile in the state consisting of more than twenty-
HB 2304 - Adding oil and gas facilities, wells, pipelines and tanks to the coordinated statewide program of air pollution prevention
HB 2347 - Establishing a returnable beverage container deposit program
HB 2352 - Clarifying that the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection does not assume a mine operator's obligations or liabilit
HB 2362 - Relating to water pollution control
HB 2406 - Relating to the Department of Environmental Protection
HB 2419 - Relating to dual liner requirements
HB 2535 - Creating the "Intrastate Coal and Use Act" and the "Intrastate Oil and Natural Gas and Use Act"
HB 2571 - Relating to who may serve as members of the environmental quality board
HB 2579 - Revising state water quality standard for Selenium
HB 2590 - Creating a public nonprofit corporation and governmental instrumentality to collectively address several environmental and economi
HB 2593 - Establishing a water quality-based effluent limit for selenium discharges
HB 2862 - Relating to informal conferences on surface mining permit applications
HB 3001 - Requiring a composite soil sampling and testing be performed on the ground area underneath a pit or impoundment after it has been
HB 3031 - Requiring the Department of Environmental Protection to maintain an Office of Internal Auditing
HB 3046 - Requiring the Department of Environmental Protection to issue a procedural rule to allow surface owners a right to a hearing and a
HB 3071 - Relating to civil penalties and civil administrative penalties for violations of the Water Pollution Control Act
HB 3075 - Permitting the disposal of drill cuttings and associated drilling mud generated from well sites in solid waste landfills
HB 3089 - Requiring the Commissioner of the Bureau for Public Health to conduct a public health impact statement
HB 3124 - Relating to floodplain and mudslide area management
HB 3143 - Creating an environmental awareness program in the West Virginia School system
HB 3153 - Relating to retailer electronic waste collection

Estates and Trusts (6 Bills)
HB 2424 - Relating to automatic revocation of a will upon legal separation and excluding from the definition of "surviving spouse"
HB 2448 - Authorizing trusts to be applicants for a nonintoxicating beer distributor license and adding limited liability companies to the d
HB 2475 - Requiring the DHHR to provide matching funds for trust income disbursed to support autistic minors
HB 2488 - Real Property Transfer on Death Act
HB 3037 - Relating to the form of trust deeds
HB 3077 - Relating to the publication requirements of the administration of estates

Ethics (7 Bills)
HB 2194 - Relating to ethical guidelines for members of professional licensing boards
HB 2748 - Requiring the reporting and publication of all compensation, including the source of that compensation, paid to lobbyists
HB 2750 - Updating and revising the law governing the practice of dentistry
HB 2796 - Requiring lobbyists to disclose compensation agreements
HB 2938 - Establishing fair trade practices for court reporters
HB 2942 - Prohibiting public officials and employees from using public funds for self promotion
HB 3150 - Relating generally to purchasing

Fire Fighting and Prevention (19 Bills)
HB 2001 - Providing meetings and conference rights for members of municipal fire departments
HB 2048 - Authorizing the sale of prohibited fireworks
HB 2057 - Changing surcharge on fire and casualty insurance policies to one percent and dedicating the money to volunteer and part-voluntee
HB 2380 - Relating to meeting and conference rights for members of police or fire departments employed by political subdivisions
HB 2382 - Relating to the Fire Prevention and Control Act
HB 2423 - Allowing county fire companies and departments to charge reasonable reimbursement fees
HB 2517 - Permitting volunteer firefighters to automatically qualify for Promise Scholarships
HB 2543 - Specifying that the subsidy provided to volunteer fire departments to offset certain workers' compensation premium increases apply
HB 2546 - Exempting nondisciplinary letters of recommendations or counseling from the definition of punitive action for municipal police off
HB 2789 - Reinstating former fire chiefs and deputy chiefs to previously held positions in paid fire departments
HB 2890 - Increasing criminal penalties for violating provisions of the civil service law for paid fire departments
HB 2896 - Relating to municipal policemen and firemen pensions
HB 2945 - Relating to the distribution of state funds to volunteer fire departments
HB 2959 - Relating to workers' compensation
HB 2978 - Relating to wages for construction of public improvements
HB 2996 - Relating to smoke detectors in one-and two-family dwellings
HB 3017 - Requiring the State Fire Marshal to propose rules for legislative approval to set standards for minimum acceptable fire company on
HB 3122 - Requiring insurers to provide the same fire insurance coverage and rates for dwellings that are sectional homes on permanent found
HB 3127 - Providing discounted motor vehicle registration fees for members of volunteer fire departments

Firearms (26 Bills)
HB 2037 - Increasing the minimum sentence for maliciously assaults a government representative
HB 2135 - Permitting those individuals who have been issued concealed weapons permits to keep loaded firearms in their motor vehicles on the
HB 2294 - Relating to the transport and storage of firearms in private vehicles
HB 2355 - Allowing the mascot of Parkersburg South High School to carry a musket on school grounds when the mascot is acting in his or her o
HB 2427 - West Virginia Firearms Freedom Act
HB 2431 - Modifying the application process for obtaining a state license to carry a concealed deadly weapon
HB 2437 - Exempting of certain public safety training courses from payment of consumer sales tax
HB 2459 - Permitting certain holders of concealed weapons permits to carry weapons of the grounds and buildings on the State Capitol Complex
HB 2465 - Creating a uniform regulation of firearms, ammunition, and firearm accessories
HB 2471 - Prohibiting the restriction or otherwise lawful possession, use, carrying, transfer, transportation, storage or display of a fire
HB 2502 - Including oral or written inquiry of a patient about possession, ownership or storage of firearms as a reason for invoking discipl
HB 2504 - Relating to firearms
HB 2558 - Removing the "grandfather" clause that excepts municipal ordinances limiting the purchase, possession, transfer, ownership, carryi
HB 2560 - Providing exceptions to the prohibition of the possession of deadly weapons on premises of educational facilities
HB 2572 - Clarifying circumstances under which a person may possess certain firearms while afield hunting
HB 2580 - Providing that all future federal, state and local statutes, ordinances, laws, orders and rules concerning firearms, firearm acces
HB 2602 - Providing full faith and credit to nonresidents who have permits or licenses to carry handguns in their states
HB 2604 - Exempting honorably discharged veterans of the armed forces of the United States from payment of fees and costs required by this
HB 2760 - Creating a uniform regulation of firearms, ammunition, and firearm accessories
HB 2787 - Permitting family court judges and magistrates to carry concealed handguns without a permit
HB 2832 - Creating the "Firearm Protection Act"
HB 2836 - Allowing certain Commission on Special Investigations personnel the right to carry firearms
HB 2866 - Providing an exception to allow a resident of a dwelling house to discharge a firearm in a lawful manner within five hundred feet
HB 2967 - Prohibiting the publication of the identities of persons who have been issued licenses to carry a concealed deadly weapon
HB 3019 - Clarifying circumstances under which a person may possess certain firearms while afield hunting
HB 3139 - Authorizing qualified investigators employed by the Secretary of State to carry a firearm and concealed weapon

Food and Food Services (3 Bills)
HB 2281 - Increasing the pay grade of cafeteria managers
HB 2993 - Allowing counties and municipalities to levy a sales tax on food and beverages sold at restaurants
HB 3035 - Providing a civil penalty per each unit of a meat or poultry product knowingly sold, or offered for sale or distribution, with pro

Forestry (1 Bills)
HB 3064 - Allowing the general public to use certain certified timberland for certain recreational purposes for that property to maintain it

Freedom of Information (5 Bills)
HB 2172 - Redefining the term "public record" as it is used in the Freedom of Information Act
HB 2884 - Relating to the Freedom of Information Act
HB 2911 - Exempting records of concealed weapon license applications and issuance from disclosure under the West Virginia Freedom of Inform
HB 3114 - Relating to the Freedom of Information Act
HB 3129 - Creating of the Verifiable Science Act

Fuel (17 Bills)
HB 2098 - Exempting existing churches from paying tax on propane and other forms of heating oil
HB 2129 - Permitting the transfer of tax credits for the purchase of alternative-fuel vehicles
HB 2154 - Authorizing a corporation net income tax credit for reducing charges for home heating fuel and propane gas provided to low-income
HB 2229 - Exempting special fuel and propane used for home heating purposes from the motor fuel excise tax
HB 2231 - Reducing the wholesale tax on heating fuel, off road fuels, kerosene and propane used for home heating purposes or off road use
HB 2363 - Prohibiting fractional pricing in the retail sale of gasoline
HB 2506 - Relating to the tax credit for alternative fuel motor vehicles
HB 2529 - Reducing the motor fuel excise tax
HB 2537 - Requiring retail establishments offering gasoline or other motor fuel to provide refueling assistance and refueling access to pers
HB 2598 - Exempting heating oil for residential use from the Motor Fuel Excise Tax
HB 2727 - Relating to the school aid formula
HB 2817 - Relating generally to use of alternative-fuel motor vehicles
HB 2886 - Relating to the taxation of alternative fuel
HB 2914 - Relating to conformity with the international fuel tax agreement
HB 2921 - Providing an exemption on sales of motor vehicles using natural gas or dual purpose motor vehicles using a combination of gasoline
HB 2925 - Relating to alternative fuel initiatives
HB 3033 - Relating to taxes on motor fuels, aviation fuels and consumer sales and service

Funds (34 Bills)
HB 2016 - Funding for substance abuse services through increased taxes on beer, wine and liquor
HB 2018 - Requiring racetracks who are licensed to operate video lottery terminals pay a fee of one thousand dollars for each machine and th
HB 2163 - Adding $20 million to the West Virginia Research Trust Fund
HB 2205 - Specifying that infrastructure projects providing broadband services facilities be included in infrastructure projects eligible fo
HB 2267 - Creating the Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program Fund
HB 2348 - Creating and implementing a fund to encourage the development and use of renewable forms of energy
HB 2364 - The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act
HB 2375 - No State-Funded Transportation for Abortion Act
HB 2417 - Creating a fund within the council for community and economic development to assist communities with strategic and feasibility pla
HB 2501 - Creating the West Virginia Addictions Treatment and Recovery Fund
HB 2509 - Relating to the Revenue Shortfall Reserve Fund
HB 2511 - Relating to the funding of transportation public-private partnership projects
HB 2519 - Relating to reallocation and repatriation of certain funds to the General Revenue Fund
HB 2538 - Expiring, supplementing, amending, increasing, and adding items of appropriation in various accounts
HB 2540 - Expiring and supplementing funds in various accounts
HB 2562 - Prohibiting the West Virginia Parkways Authority to borrow funds
HB 2581 - Requiring that a sum certain be deposited into the Education Improvement Fund for appropriation by the Legislature
HB 2592 - Establishing a Library Facilities Improvement Fund
HB 2603 - Relating to the Family Protection Services Board
HB 2718 - Creating the Keyser-McCool Bridge Fund and providing construction of the Keyser-McCool Bridge
HB 2738 - Relating to the Center for Nursing
HB 2863 - Relating to the preparation and sale of voter registration lists
HB 2864 - Relating to the West Virginia Research Trust Fund
HB 2913 - Specifying procedures for adjusting payments to correct for an erroneous distribution of moneys dedicated, distributed or directed
HB 2945 - Relating to the distribution of state funds to volunteer fire departments
HB 2976 - Creating a fund for pothole repair contributed to by private businesses or entities
HB 2979 - Relating to broadband deployment projects
HB 2986 - Relating to the Health Sciences Service Program
HB 2988 - Providing the West Virginia Courthouse Facilities Improvement Authority with the ability to issue bonds
HB 3017 - Requiring the State Fire Marshal to propose rules for legislative approval to set standards for minimum acceptable fire company on
HB 3038 - Changing the way that the cost of incarcerating inmates in regional jails is collected
HB 3047 - Establishing the Tax Reduction Fund in the State Treasury
HB 3062 - Removing the cap for collections into the land division special revenue account of the Department of Agriculture
HB 3070 - Relating to bail bond surcharge

Funeral Services (6 Bills)
HB 2173 - Relating to funeral expenses for indigent persons
HB 2366 - Clarifying procedures for protection of graves and burial sites
HB 2420 - Relating to funeral and cremation expenses for indigent persons
HB 2442 - Requiring every internment or grave to identify the decedents' identity
HB 2586 - Relating to qualifications for a license to practice embalming
HB 2734 - Making it illegal for anyone to photograph a corpse except for certain legitimate purposes

Gaming Activities (8 Bills)
HB 2018 - Requiring racetracks who are licensed to operate video lottery terminals pay a fee of one thousand dollars for each machine and th
HB 2132 - Permitting the racing commission to regulate charity racing events
HB 2830 - Relating to horse and dog racing
HB 2910 - Allowing the State Tax Commissioner to divert and use lottery prizes to pay the unpaid tax liabilities of lottery prize winners
HB 3017 - Requiring the State Fire Marshal to propose rules for legislative approval to set standards for minimum acceptable fire company on
HB 3084 - Relating to restricted races at pari-mutuel thoroughbred horse race tracks
HB 3091 - Relating to restricted races at pari-mutuel thoroughbred horse race tracks
HB 3119 - Relating to video lottery

Governmental Agencies (12 Bills)
HB 2124 - Creating new code sections which separate the executive departments
HB 2185 - Requiring insurance coverage of spouses and dependents for pregnancy and contraceptive services
HB 2218 - Restricting certain aid to the Armed Forces of the United States by West Virginia agencies
HB 2408 - Requiring all state boards, commissions, committees or councils to be gender balanced and to have proportionate representation of
HB 2716 - Relating to the West Virginia Fairness in Competitive Bidding Act
HB 2742 - Providing for the redistricting office of the Joint Committee on Government and Finance to propose redistricting plans during cens
HB 2747 - Relating to Open Governmental Proceedings
HB 2756 - Reorganizing the Department of Health and Human Resources
HB 2813 - Relating generally to the purchasing division
HB 2825 - Relating to certain appointive state officers salaries
HB 2882 - Creating the Budget Reform Act
HB 2897 - Declaring certain claims against the state and its agencies to be moral obligations of the state

Governor (7 Bills)
HB 2045 - Authorizing the Governor to appoint an additional member to the Surface Mine Board that represents the interest of labor
HB 2124 - Creating new code sections which separate the executive departments
HB 2225 - Creating a procedure by which the Governor or other elected member of the Board of Public Works can declare themselves disabled or
HB 2825 - Relating to certain appointive state officers salaries
HB 2857 - Relating to vacancies for elected officials
HB 2904 - Creating a State Employee Ombudsman
HB 3082 - Providing a limit on consulting fees

Governor -- Bills Requested By (31 Bills)
HB 2014 - Budget Bill, making appropriations of public money out of the treasury in accordance with section fifty-one, article six of the Co
HB 2505 - Increasing civil penalties imposed by the Public Service Commission for pipeline safety violations
HB 2506 - Relating to the tax credit for alternative fuel motor vehicles
HB 2507 - Jobs Impact Statement Act
HB 2508 - Changing the capital investment threshold amount
HB 2509 - Relating to the Revenue Shortfall Reserve Fund
HB 2510 - Creating a vendor transportation program
HB 2511 - Relating to the funding of transportation public-private partnership projects
HB 2512 - Reforming the state Medicaid subrogation statute
HB 2513 - Improving enforcement of drugged driving offenses
HB 2514 - Lowering the total amount of tax credits available under the Film Industry Investment Act
HB 2515 - Updating the meaning of federal taxable income and certain other terms used in the West Virginia Corporation Net Income Tax Act
HB 2516 - Updating the meaning of federal adjusted gross income and certain other terms used in the West Virginia Personal Income Tax Act
HB 2519 - Relating to reallocation and repatriation of certain funds to the General Revenue Fund
HB 2538 - Expiring, supplementing, amending, increasing, and adding items of appropriation in various accounts
HB 2539 - Making a supplementary appropriation to the Department of Commerce, Division of Labor, and the Department of Health and Human Reso
HB 2540 - Expiring and supplementing funds in various accounts
HB 2541 - Making a supplementary appropriation from the State Fund, State Excess Lottery Revenue Fund, to the Department of Health and Human
HB 2590 - Creating a public nonprofit corporation and governmental instrumentality to collectively address several environmental and economi
HB 2605 - Relating to the time final wages are required to be paid to discharged employees
HB 2715 - Implementing purchasing reforms
HB 2725 - Transforming and improving public education
HB 2726 - Reforming aspects of the criminal justice system to improve public safety and address the growing prison overcrowding and substanc
HB 2727 - Relating to the school aid formula
HB 2754 - Relating to further defining a retailer engaging in business in this state for purposes of sales and use taxes
HB 2928 - Supplementing, amending, decreasing, and increasing items of the existing appropriations from the State Road Fund to the Departmen
HB 2929 - Making a supplementary appropriation of federal funds out of the treasury to various accounts
HB 2930 - Making a supplementary appropriation to various designated spending units
HB 2931 - Supplementing and amending the appropriation to the Department of Health and Human Resources, Division of Human Services - Tempora
HB 3026 - Relating to the determination of the amount of grant awards for Chesapeake Bay watershed compliance projects and the Greenbrier Ri
HB 3086 - Relating to juvenile services and criminal justice institutions

Hazardous Materials (3 Bills)
HB 2292 - Requiring the Department of Environmental Protection to remediate any waste tire pile in the state consisting of more than twenty-
HB 2423 - Allowing county fire companies and departments to charge reasonable reimbursement fees
HB 2593 - Establishing a water quality-based effluent limit for selenium discharges

Health (And Related Subheadings) (3 Bills)
HB 2303 - Requiring all high schools include in their health classes a course in fetal development
HB 2371 - Prohibiting the performance of any abortion when the woman seeking it is doing so solely on account of the gender of the fetus
HB 2485 - Requiring health care providers to release unemancipated minor's medical records for drug testing to a parent or legal guardian wi

Health -- Facilities (10 Bills)
HB 2242 - Requiring abortion facilities to have certain written policies and procedures
HB 2243 - Requiring that abortions be performed in hospitals or by physicians with admitting privileges to a hospital within the local servi
HB 2302 - Providing a personal income tax modification for certain retirees who are in long-term care facilities
HB 2322 - Providing a mechanism whereby unused, unexpired nonnarcotic drugs previously owned by a deceased nursing home patient or resident
HB 2462 - Removing the expiration date for the tax rate on eligible acute care hospitals
HB 2536 - Permitting certain hospitals to request an exemption from certificates of need
HB 2763 - Removing an adult family care home from the definition of a facility
HB 2797 - Eliminating the requirement that health facilities receive a certificate of need before opening
HB 3049 - Relating to minimum criteria of certificate of need reviews
HB 3155 - Establishing a definition of "no significant additional fiscal burden" in the minimum criteria for certificate of need reviews

Health -- Insurance (9 Bills)
HB 2123 - Requiring the DHHR to annually review and adjust rates it pays to care providers
HB 2168 - Prohibiting insurance companies from discriminating against certain health care providers
HB 2187 - Prohibiting gender discrimination in health care insurance plans
HB 2383 - Relating generally to requiring health insurance coverage of maternity and contraceptive services in certain circumstances
HB 2433 - Requiring the coverage by Medicaid of dental services for the mother of a child who is the recipient of Medicaid services
HB 2926 - Requiring health insurers to reimburse ambulance service providers directly for ambulance services covered under a person's health
HB 3088 - Prohibiting healthcare providers from discriminating against or refusing treatment of a patient regardless of how that person was
HB 3136 - Preventing taxpayer subsidization of health insurance covering elective abortions
HB 3147 - Requiring health insurance coverage for eosinophilic disorders

Health -- Personnel (14 Bills)
HB 2240 - Requiring physicians performing abortions take steps designed to save the life of any aborted live fetus
HB 2243 - Requiring that abortions be performed in hospitals or by physicians with admitting privileges to a hospital within the local servi
HB 2271 - Retaining nursing educators
HB 2349 - Increasing the number of child protective service workers
HB 2492 - Creating a loan forgiveness program for health professionals
HB 2502 - Including oral or written inquiry of a patient about possession, ownership or storage of firearms as a reason for invoking discipl
HB 2530 - Relating to reciprocity for psychologists, social workers, professional counselors and marriage and family therapists
HB 2569 - Relating to requirements for licenses to practice medicine and surgery and licenses to practice podiatry
HB 2731 - Regulating the performance of health maintenance tasks by unlicensed personnel
HB 2755 - Relating to certified professional midwives
HB 2759 - Relating to standards for emergency medical service personnel
HB 2995 - Adding fifty new positions to the staff at the William R. Sharpe, Jr. Hospital
HB 3027 - Relating to the practice of psychology
HB 3108 - Relating generally to nursing homes

Health (And Related Subheadings) (59 Bills)
HB 2050 - Encouraging and assisting persons diagnosed with schizophrenic reality disorder in designating a durable medical power of attorney
HB 2062 - Studying the environmental and health impacts of shale gas development
HB 2063 - Relating to the uniformed controlled substances act
HB 2083 - Relating to the care of aborted fetuses
HB 2131 - Requiring Medicaid to have public notice and comment period and to have state plan amendments approved by LOCHHRA
HB 2177 - Authorizing a responsible parent pilot project
HB 2206 - Creating the "West Virginia Winner" program to promote healthy living
HB 2230 - Compassionate Use Act for Medical Cannabis
HB 2237 - Requiring physicians and other licensed prescribers offer the drug Naloxone to their patients who are prescribed opiates for chron
HB 2239 - Requiring doctors and hospitals to bill patients within one year of when the goods and services were provided
HB 2244 - Providing that a plant based substance or biological organism determined to provide any potential medical benefit may not be desig
HB 2261 - Requiring hospitals and other medical service providers to bill Medicaid for eligible inmate hospital and professional services
HB 2288 - Creating the Unintentional Pharmaceutical Drug Overdose Fatality Review Team
HB 2305 - BPA-Free Kids Act
HB 2306 - Clarifying that the Legislature is the sole authority regarding compulsory immunizations
HB 2315 - Requiring automated external defibrillators in public schools
HB 2369 - Providing a personal income tax exemption for living organ donors
HB 2384 - Permitting unlicensed personnel to administer medications in certain circumstances
HB 2401 - Requiring the Department of Health and Human Resources to reimburse the circuit clerk of the county where involuntary commitment h
HB 2433 - Requiring the coverage by Medicaid of dental services for the mother of a child who is the recipient of Medicaid services
HB 2449 - Requiring a landlord address issues of the accumulation of moisture and the growth of mold
HB 2457 - Relating to health care records
HB 2463 - Repealing the article that permits the sterilization of persons deemed to be mentally incompetent
HB 2492 - Creating a loan forgiveness program for health professionals
HB 2501 - Creating the West Virginia Addictions Treatment and Recovery Fund
HB 2518 - Establishing protocols and protections to limit and treat injury to youth athletes and students
HB 2523 - Relating to treatment for a sexually transmitted disease
HB 2524 - Requiring opioid treatment programs to report and provide statistics
HB 2533 - Relating to the practice of dietetics
HB 2545 - Creating the Nonresident Medical Student Tuition Regularization Program
HB 2577 - Relating to the practice of pharmacist care
HB 2591 - Creating the Healthy Workplace Act
HB 2599 - Prohibiting recipients of state assistance under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program from purchasing sugary soft drinks
HB 2729 - Allowing schools to voluntarily maintain and use epinephrine auto-injectors
HB 2735 - Relating to elective or nonmedically indicated induced deliveries or cesarean sections performed at a hospital on a medical assist
HB 2738 - Relating to the Center for Nursing
HB 2740 - Restricting the use of "4-point mechanical restraints" on patients
HB 2749 - Removing the limitations on billing patients for HIV and sexually transmitted disease testing
HB 2750 - Updating and revising the law governing the practice of dentistry
HB 2755 - Relating to certified professional midwives
HB 2756 - Reorganizing the Department of Health and Human Resources
HB 2766 - Creating the "West Virginia Winner" program
HB 2768 - Regulating tanning facilities
HB 2778 - Defining alternative nicotine products and electronic cigarettes
HB 2831 - Relating to mandatory immunizations for school children
HB 2835 - Invalidating recent federal health care legislation
HB 2841 - Prohibiting the federal government from requiring state agencies to enforce the provisions of federal health care legislation
HB 2905 - Establishing anesthesia patient safety standards for office-based surgery
HB 2955 - Traumatic Brain Injury Services Commission
HB 2961 - Compassionate Medical Marijuana Use Act of 2013
HB 2986 - Relating to the Health Sciences Service Program
HB 2987 - Relating to methadone and treatment program required reports
HB 2994 - Creating a healthcare compact
HB 3049 - Relating to minimum criteria of certificate of need reviews
HB 3089 - Requiring the Commissioner of the Bureau for Public Health to conduct a public health impact statement
HB 3113 - Establishing a process to determine the validity of an application for a medical exemption for compulsory immunization of school c
HB 3116 - Relating to reimbursement for copies of medical records
HB 3123 - Enhancing protections of the principal under a medical power of attorney and power of attorney
HB 3126 - Providing encouragement to inmates to complete education and treatment programs

Health--Mental (3 Bills)
HB 2463 - Repealing the article that permits the sterilization of persons deemed to be mentally incompetent
HB 2587 - Relating to mentally ill persons
HB 2591 - Creating the Healthy Workplace Act

Holidays (2 Bills)
HB 2068 - Adding a special memorial day to celebrate the victory of democracy in the Cold War
HB 2426 - Designating the first Thursday in May the West Virginia Day of Prayer

Homeland Security (2 Bills)
HB 2544 - Improving state emergency preparedness
HB 2871 - Providing that West Virginia will not participate in the REAL ID Act of 2005

Human Services (24 Bills)
HB 2005 - Relating to the insertion of language which defines acts of violence and makes its false reporting a felony
HB 2123 - Requiring the DHHR to annually review and adjust rates it pays to care providers
HB 2131 - Requiring Medicaid to have public notice and comment period and to have state plan amendments approved by LOCHHRA
HB 2155 - Making grants from state and other funds to provide civil legal services to low income persons
HB 2173 - Relating to funeral expenses for indigent persons
HB 2177 - Authorizing a responsible parent pilot project
HB 2311 - Permitting the state to opt out of a federal statute that would otherwise not allow a state resident who has been convicted of a f
HB 2349 - Increasing the number of child protective service workers
HB 2420 - Relating to funeral and cremation expenses for indigent persons
HB 2445 - Providing permanent total disability recipients annual cost-of-living allowances
HB 2455 - Repealing the purchasing exemption provided to the Medicaid program
HB 2475 - Requiring the DHHR to provide matching funds for trust income disbursed to support autistic minors
HB 2510 - Creating a vendor transportation program
HB 2527 - Creating a drug testing program for applicants and recipients of temporary assistance for needy families cash benefits
HB 2541 - Making a supplementary appropriation from the State Fund, State Excess Lottery Revenue Fund, to the Department of Health and Human
HB 2599 - Prohibiting recipients of state assistance under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program from purchasing sugary soft drinks
HB 2735 - Relating to elective or nonmedically indicated induced deliveries or cesarean sections performed at a hospital on a medical assist
HB 2756 - Reorganizing the Department of Health and Human Resources
HB 2763 - Removing an adult family care home from the definition of a facility
HB 2767 - Requiring the Department of Health and Human Resources to pay for properly licensed, certified, or court approved programs for adu
HB 2773 - Relating to state responsibilities for the protection and care of children
HB 2931 - Supplementing and amending the appropriation to the Department of Health and Human Resources, Division of Human Services - Tempora
HB 3146 - Implementing drug testing for recipients of federal-state and state assistance
HB 3147 - Requiring health insurance coverage for eosinophilic disorders

Infrastructure (8 Bills)
HB 2125 - Giving bicycle, pedestrian and transit ways full consideration in the planning and development and redevelopment of state roads, r
HB 2205 - Specifying that infrastructure projects providing broadband services facilities be included in infrastructure projects eligible fo
HB 2494 - Complete Streets Act
HB 2509 - Relating to the Revenue Shortfall Reserve Fund
HB 2519 - Relating to reallocation and repatriation of certain funds to the General Revenue Fund
HB 2718 - Creating the Keyser-McCool Bridge Fund and providing construction of the Keyser-McCool Bridge
HB 2801 - Creating the "West Virginia Infrastructure Emergency Response Act of 2013"
HB 3026 - Relating to the determination of the amount of grant awards for Chesapeake Bay watershed compliance projects and the Greenbrier Ri

Inspections (3 Bills)
HB 2161 - Continuing education requirement of building code inspectors
HB 2904 - Creating a State Employee Ombudsman
HB 3035 - Providing a civil penalty per each unit of a meat or poultry product knowingly sold, or offered for sale or distribution, with pro

Insurance -- Health (11 Bills)
HB 2168 - Prohibiting insurance companies from discriminating against certain health care providers
HB 2185 - Requiring insurance coverage of spouses and dependents for pregnancy and contraceptive services
HB 2187 - Prohibiting gender discrimination in health care insurance plans
HB 2241 - Adding pharmacist and pharmacy to the definition of "health care provider" as used in the Medical Professional Liability Act
HB 2918 - West Virginia Fair Health Insurance Act of 2013
HB 2926 - Requiring health insurers to reimburse ambulance service providers directly for ambulance services covered under a person's health
HB 2977 - Requiring insurers issuing group accident and sickness insurance policies to certain employers to furnish claims loss experience
HB 3073 - Creating the "Health Care Choice Act"
HB 3081 - Preventing taxpayer subsidization of health insurance covering elective abortions
HB 3088 - Prohibiting healthcare providers from discriminating against or refusing treatment of a patient regardless of how that person was
HB 3147 - Requiring health insurance coverage for eosinophilic disorders

Insurance -- Medicaid/Medicare (3 Bills)
HB 2512 - Reforming the state Medicaid subrogation statute
HB 3036 - Improving program integrity for Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program
HB 3063 - Improving program integrity for Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program

Insurance -- Motor Vehicles (6 Bills)
HB 2439 - Determining the value of a motor vehicle in a claim
HB 2451 - Providing that taxicab companies are not required to subscribe to or pay into the Workers' Compensation Fund
HB 2823 - Increasing the minimum proof of financial responsibility in motor vehicle insurance coverage
HB 2990 - Relating to insurance or other security required for registration or operation of a motor vehicle
HB 3066 - Prohibiting the denial of insurance coverage based on the prohibited use of electronic communications devices
HB 3100 - Increasing the minimum amounts of insurance necessary for commercial motor carriers

Insurance -- Public Employees (5 Bills)
HB 2219 - Providing that members of the Legislature whose income is limited to their legislative compensation may be covered at the same rat
HB 2418 - Requiring the Public Employees Insurance Agency and its contractors, under certain circumstances, to advertise that they are seeki
HB 2877 - Permitting the Director of the Public Employees Insurance Agency to operate any of the agency's health benefits plans on a calenda
HB 2909 - Relating to air-ambulance fees paid by the West Virginia Public Employees Insurance Agency
HB 3099 - Relating to insurance

Insurance (And Related Subheadings) (23 Bills)
HB 2039 - Giving the Insurance Commissioner the power to regulate and penalize self-insured employers
HB 2055 - Increasing the amount of mine subsidence insurance reinsured by the board of risk management
HB 2057 - Changing surcharge on fire and casualty insurance policies to one percent and dedicating the money to volunteer and part-voluntee
HB 2078 - Prohibiting the use of a credit score in casualty insurance rate filings
HB 2282 - Prohibiting the use of a person's credit history in insurance transactions
HB 2299 - Requiring certain insurance companies to participate in information data matches with the Bureau of Child Support Enforcement
HB 2301 - Prohibiting declination or termination of property insurance based solely upon a home owner's possession of a certain breed of dog
HB 2331 - Pharmacy Benefit Manager Licensing and Regulation Act
HB 2410 - Prohibiting declination, cancellation or nonrenewal of a property insurance policy if the insured does not file a claim relating
HB 2441 - Relating to unfair trading practices by insurance companies
HB 2496 - West Virginia School Personnel Survivor Benefit Act
HB 2551 - Prohibiting insurers from increasing premiums following payment of a claim in certain circumstances
HB 2762 - Creating an exemption from licensure as an adjuster for certain individuals who conduct data entry into an automated claims adjudi
HB 2794 - Prohibiting declination or termination of property insurance based solely upon a home owner's possession of a certain breed of dog
HB 2819 - Relating to the financial oversight of entities regulated by the Insurance Commissioner
HB 2850 - Preventing the cancellation and nonrenewal of property homeowners insurance based upon a claim arising from natural causes
HB 2960 - Providing for internal and external review of adverse health coverage determinations
HB 2972 - Providing for structured settlements for minors who are injured or otherwise suffer a loss
HB 3010 - Limiting the use of credit information in connection with the declination and termination of property insurance
HB 3055 - Requiring an extended deductible period for insurance equal to the plan year plus two additional months
HB 3069 - Relating to access to justice
HB 3122 - Requiring insurers to provide the same fire insurance coverage and rates for dwellings that are sectional homes on permanent found
HB 3124 - Relating to floodplain and mudslide area management

Internet (2 Bills)
HB 2205 - Specifying that infrastructure projects providing broadband services facilities be included in infrastructure projects eligible fo
HB 2300 - Regulating the use of the internet by children

Investments (8 Bills)
HB 2508 - Changing the capital investment threshold amount
HB 2509 - Relating to the Revenue Shortfall Reserve Fund
HB 2837 - Amending various provisions of the Code affecting the Treasurer's Office
HB 2846 - Removing investment restrictions on foreign securities
HB 2974 - Relating to a tax deduction allowed for capital expenditures from the corporate net income tax
HB 3040 - Relating generally to the tax treatment of manufacturing entities
HB 3068 - Expanding the property appraisal provisions to include qualified capital additions to coal production facilities
HB 3097 - Entitling natural resource producers to the economic opportunity tax credit

Labor (23 Bills)
HB 2003 - Providing an employee the right to decline to work more than forty hours in a workweek
HB 2010 - Prohibiting employers and labor unions from requiring employees to become or remain members of labor unions as a condition of empl
HB 2039 - Giving the Insurance Commissioner the power to regulate and penalize self-insured employers
HB 2045 - Authorizing the Governor to appoint an additional member to the Surface Mine Board that represents the interest of labor
HB 2047 - Verifying legal employment status of workers
HB 2054 - The Healthy and Safe Workplace Act
HB 2085 - Exempting certain construction projects performed on behalf of county or municipal governments from the prevailing wage laws
HB 2128 - Providing railroad employees have the right to review and copy the contents of their personnel file
HB 2159 - Relating to safety and welfare of employees
HB 2175 - Requiring certain licensees to take continuing education in green building
HB 2295 - Prohibiting project labor agreements on state-funded construction contracts
HB 2532 - Prohibiting the use of a person's credit history in employment hires
HB 2575 - Setting West Virginia prevailing wage rates by county
HB 2576 - Repealing requirements that prevailing wages be paid in connection with the construction of public improvements
HB 2596 - Establishing the West Virginia Right to Work Law
HB 2605 - Relating to the time final wages are required to be paid to discharged employees
HB 2752 - Exempting construction performed on behalf of educational authorities from prevailing wage requirements
HB 2753 - Establishing prevailing hourly rates to be used in connection with the construction of public improvements
HB 2952 - Work Share West Virginia
HB 2978 - Relating to wages for construction of public improvements
HB 3053 - Relating to the labor-management relations act for the private sector
HB 3085 - Requiring persons engaged in natural gas horizontal well drilling activities to annually submit a report to the Department of Labo
HB 3156 - Granting a labor organization a privilege from being compelled to disclose any communication or information the labor organization

Languages (3 Bills)
HB 2106 - Making English the official language of West Virginia
HB 2473 - Requiring all state activities and records to be in English
HB 2906 - Relating to the board of Barbers and Cosmetologists

Law Enforcement (And Related Subheadings) (5 Bills)
HB 2011 - Establishing threshold quantities of certain controlled substances to trigger prima facie evidence of intent to deliver if possess
HB 2037 - Increasing the minimum sentence for maliciously assaults a government representative
HB 2058 - Providing for the temporary detention of criminal suspects by law-enforcement officers where probable cause appears to exist
HB 2122 - Issuing a special "Family of an Officer Killed in the Line of Duty" license plate
HB 2380 - Relating to meeting and conference rights for members of police or fire departments employed by political subdivisions

Law Enforcement -- County/Municipal (7 Bills)
HB 2082 - Prohibiting a cheif deputy sheriff from engaging in certain political activities
HB 2327 - Adding the county sheriff, or his or her designee, to those law-enforcement officials who are granted access to certain confidenti
HB 2353 - Clarifying an exception that allow sheriffs to collect property taxes in more than two installments
HB 2717 - Requiring that deputy sheriffs be issued ballistic vests upon law-enforcement certification
HB 2888 - Allowing members of a policemen's civil service commission to serve on other local boards and commissions
HB 2896 - Relating to municipal policemen and firemen pensions
HB 2964 - Authorizing the mayor to appoint chiefs of police and deputy chiefs of police

Law Enforcement -- State Police (14 Bills)
HB 2075 - Increasing compensation of membership of the West Virginia State Police
HB 2095 - Increasing salaries for state police forensic lab employees
HB 2133 - Requiring that State Police officers be compensated for time when they are required to be on standby
HB 2147 - Establishing a minimum number of troopers to provide basic law enforcement services, and providing members of the West Virginia St
HB 2196 - Requiring registration and updating to the sex offender registration
HB 2226 - Requiring that State Police officers be compensated for time when they are required to be on standby and providing a stipend for h
HB 2232 - Requiring the Superintendent of the State Police to implement a plan to increase the number of troopers
HB 2327 - Adding the county sheriff, or his or her designee, to those law-enforcement officials who are granted access to certain confidenti
HB 2367 - Establishing a West Virginia State Trooper's Association leave donation program
HB 2368 - Relating to tuition and fee waivers for members of the West Virginia State Police to attend a college or university
HB 2867 - Awarding qualified disabled state troopers the Purple Heart by the Superintendent of the State Police
HB 2891 - Relating to scholarships for dependent children of state troopers who die in performance of duty
HB 2898 - Maintaining a minimum of eight hundred state troopers by July 1, 2018
HB 2899 - Compensating state troopers for off-duty time when they are required to be on standby

Law Enforcement (And Related Subheadings) (12 Bills)
HB 2070 - Allowing the use of traffic law photo-monitoring devices
HB 2140 - Allowing certain vehicles for emergency response by West Virginia police reserves to use red flashing lights
HB 2188 - Requiring DNA testing for individuals arrested for certain offenses
HB 2195 - Providing for the seizure of assets and other real property used for the exploitation of children
HB 2247 - Relating to residency requirements for persons appointed as campus police officers
HB 2330 - Permitting a retired police officer to be hired as a chief of police and continue to receive retirement benefits
HB 2351 - Authorizing law enforcement to issue a charge by citation when making an arrest for driving with a suspended or revoked license
HB 2580 - Providing that all future federal, state and local statutes, ordinances, laws, orders and rules concerning firearms, firearm acces
HB 2723 - Relating to bail bond surcharge
HB 2758 - Relating to eyewitness identification
HB 2784 - Relating to the Deputy Sheriff Retirement System Act
HB 2975 - Relating to the controlled substances monitoring generally

Legislature (15 Bills)
HB 2031 - Relating to certain members of the Legislature and certain service by members of the Legislature
HB 2124 - Creating new code sections which separate the executive departments
HB 2131 - Requiring Medicaid to have public notice and comment period and to have state plan amendments approved by LOCHHRA
HB 2219 - Providing that members of the Legislature whose income is limited to their legislative compensation may be covered at the same rat
HB 2259 - Requiring persons giving testimony or providing information to the Legislature to attest to the truthfulness of the testimony
HB 2404 - Increasing the number of municipalities that may participate in the Municipal Home Rule Pilot Program
HB 2405 - Redistricting of the House of Delegates into one hundred single member districts after the 2020 census
HB 2454 - Making it a crime to interfere with a member of the Legislature
HB 2568 - Authorizing the Legislature to add a nonbinding advisory referendum ballot issue
HB 2742 - Providing for the redistricting office of the Joint Committee on Government and Finance to propose redistricting plans during cens
HB 2748 - Requiring the reporting and publication of all compensation, including the source of that compensation, paid to lobbyists
HB 2796 - Requiring lobbyists to disclose compensation agreements
HB 2854 - Relating to reentry into the Public Employees Retirement System by members of the Legislature
HB 3013 - Authorizing the establishment of job creation work groups
HB 3029 - Providing a procedure for West Virginia to select delegates to an Article V convention for proposing amendments to the Constitutio

Legislature--Rule Making (105 Bills)
HB 2610 - Authorizing the Office of Administrative Hearings to promulgate a legislative rule relating to appeal procedures
HB 2611 - Authorizing the Commissioner of Agriculture to promulgate a legislative rule relating to animal disease control
HB 2612 - Authorizing the Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists to promulgate a legislative rule relating to the procedures, criteria and curr
HB 2613 - Authorizing the Consolidated Public Retirement Board to promulgate a legislative rule relating to the West Virginia State Police
HB 2614 - Authorizing the Board of Dental Examiners to promulgate a legislative rule relating to the Board
HB 2615 - Board of Dental Examiners, relating to the expanded duties of dental hygienists and dental assistants
HB 2616 - Department of Environmental Protection, permits for construction and major modification of major stationary sources
HB 2617 - Department of Environmental Protection, standards of performance for new stationary sources
HB 2618 - Department of Environmental Protection, control of air pollution from the combustion of solid waste
HB 2619 - Department of Environmental Protection, control of air pollution from hazardous waste treatment, storage and disposal facilities
HB 2620 - Department of Environmental Protection, relating to requirements for operating permits
HB 2621 - Department of Environmental Protection, emission standards for hazardous air pollutants
HB 2622 - Department of Environmental Protection, hazardous waste administrative proceedings and civil penalty assessment
HB 2623 - Department of Environmental Protection, water pollution control permit fee schedules
HB 2624 - Department of Environmental Protection, WV/NPDES regulations for coal mining facilities
HB 2625 - Development Office, use of coalbed methane severance tax proceeds
HB 2626 - Authorizing the Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety to promulgate Legislative Rules
HB 2627 - Department of Health and Human Resources, Grade "A" pasturized milk
HB 2628 - Department of Health and Human Resources, regulation of opioid treatment programs
HB 2629 - Division of Labor, Crane Operator Certification Act - practical examination
HB 2630 - Division of Natural Resources, relating to special boating
HB 2631 - Division of Natural Resources, defining the terms used in all hunting and trapping rules
HB 2632 - Division of Natural Resources, prohibitions when hunting and trapping
HB 2633 - Division of Natural Resources, general trapping
HB 2634 - Division of Natural Resources, special waterfowl hunting
HB 2635 - Division of Natural Resources, special fishing
HB 2636 - Racing Commission, greyhound racing
HB 2637 - Racing Commission, legislative rule relating to pari-mutuel wagering
HB 2638 - Real Estate Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board, renewal of licensure - qualifications for renewal
HB 2639 - Board of Social Work, rule relating to applications
HB 2640 - Board of Social Work, continuing education for social workers and providers
HB 2641 - Board of Social Work, code of ethics
HB 2642 - Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, licensure of speech-pathology and audiology
HB 2643 - Department of Administration, selecting design-builders under the Design-Build Procurement Act
HB 2644 - Department of Administration, state owned vehicles
HB 2645 - Commissioner of Agriculture, poultry litter and manure movement into primary poultry breeder rearing areas
HB 2646 - Board of Architects, registration of architects
HB 2647 - Athletic Commission, mixed martial arts
HB 2648 - Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists, barber apprenticeships
HB 2649 - Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists, operational standards for schools of barbering and beauty culture
HB 2650 - Broadband Deployment Council, broadband deployment grants programs
HB 2651 - Conservation Committee, relating to the operation of the West Virginia State Conservation Committee and conservation districts
HB 2652 - Authorizing the Department of Administration to promulgate legislative rules
HB 2653 - Consolidated Public Retirement Board, benefit determination and appeal
HB 2654 - Consolidated Public Retirement Board, Teachers' Retirement System
HB 2655 - Consolidated Public Retirement Board, Public Employees Retirement System
HB 2656 - Board of Dental Examiners, practitioner requirements for accessing the West Virginia controlled substances monitoring program data
HB 2657 - Board of Dental Examiners, continuing education requirements
HB 2658 - Department of Environmental Protection, rule relating to horizontal well development
HB 2659 - Department of Environmental Protection, covered electronic devices recycling
HB 2660 - State Fire Commission, state building code
HB 2661 - State Fire Commission, volunteer firefighters' training, equipment and operating standards
HB 2662 - Governor's Committee on Crime, Delinquency and Correction, relating to the protocol for law enforcement response to stalking
HB 2663 - Governor's Committee on Crime, Delinquency and Correction, relating to the protocol for law enforcement response to child abuse an
HB 2664 - Hatfield-McCoy Regional Recreation Authority to promulgate a legislative rule relating to rules for use of the facility
HB 2665 - Department of Health and Human Resources, regulation of opioid treatment programs
HB 2666 - Department of Health and Human Resources, child care centers licensing
HB 2667 - Department of Health and Human Resources, minimum licensing requirements for residential child care and treatment facilities for c
HB 2668 - Health Care Authority, West Virginia Health Information Network
HB 2669 - Department of Health and Human Resources, relating to pulse oximetry newborn testing
HB 2670 - Department of Health and Human Resources, general sanitation
HB 2671 - Department of Health and Human Resources, fees for services
HB 2672 - Department of Health and Human Resources, reportable diseases, events and conditions
HB 2673 - Commissioner of Highways, transportation of hazardous wastes upon the roads and highways
HB 2674 - Insurance Commissioner, provider sponsored networks
HB 2675 - Division of Labor, bedding and upholstered furniture
HB 2676 - Division of Labor, Amusement Rides and Amusement Attractions Safety Act
HB 2677 - Division of Labor, supervision of elevator mechanics and apprentices
HB 2678 - Division of Labor, Crane Operator Certification Act
HB 2679 - Lottery Commission, state lottery rules
HB 2680 - Board of Medicine, practitioner requirements for accessing the West Virginia controlled substances monitoring program data base
HB 2681 - Board of Medicine, rule relating to licensure, disciplinary and complaint procedures; continuing education; and physician assistan
HB 2682 - Board of Medicine, continuing education for physicians and podiatrists
HB 2683 - Board of Miners Training, Education and Certification, standards for certification of coal mine electricians
HB 2684 - Division of Motor Vehicles, rule relating to the denial, suspension, revocation, disqualification, restriction, nonrenewal, cancel
HB 2685 - Division of Natural Resources, special motorboating
HB 2686 - Division of Natural Resources, deer hunting
HB 2687 - Division of Natural Resources, legislative rule relating to falconry
HB 2688 - Board of Optometry, continuing education
HB 2689 - Authorizing miscellaneous Boards and Agencies to promulgate legislative rules
HB 2690 - Board of Osteopathic Medicine, licensing procedures for osteopathic physicians
HB 2691 - Board of Osteopathic Medicine, osteopathic physician assistants
HB 2692 - Board of Osteopathic Medicine, relating to practitioner requirements for controlled substances licensure and accessing the West Vi
HB 2693 - Board of Pharmacy, ephedrine and pseudoephedrine control
HB 2694 - Board of Pharmacy, controlled substances monitoring
HB 2695 - Division of Protective Services, contracted police or security services
HB 2696 - Real Estate Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board, requirements for licensure and certification
HB 2697 - Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses, services rendered by the Board and supplemental renewal fee for the center
HB 2698 - Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses, practitioner requirements for accessing the West Virginia controlled substa
HB 2699 - Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses, announcement of advanced practice
HB 2700 - Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses, relating to limited prescriptive authority for nurses in advanced practice
HB 2701 - Secretary of State, Uniform Commercial Code
HB 2702 - Secretary of State, administration of the address confidentiality program
HB 2703 - Secretary of State, regulation of political party headquarters financing
HB 2704 - Secretary of State, regulation of late voter registration
HB 2705 - Bureau of Senior Services, in-home care worker registry
HB 2706 - Board of Social Work, qualifications for the profession social work
HB 2707 - Board of Social Work, fee schedule
HB 2708 - State Tax Department, valuation of commercial and industrial real and personal property for ad valorem property tax purposes
HB 2709 - Treasurer's Office, enforcement of the Uniform Unclaimed Property Act
HB 2710 - Board of Veterinary Medicine, organization and operation and licensing of veterinarians
HB 2711 - Board of Veterinary Medicine, schedule of fees
HB 2712 - Racing Commission, thoroughbred racing
HB 2713 - Board of Optometry, expanded therapeutic procedures certificates
HB 2714 - Department of Health and Human Resources, chronic pain management clinic licensure

Levies (2 Bills)
HB 2970 - Reforming the school aide formula
HB 2993 - Allowing counties and municipalities to levy a sales tax on food and beverages sold at restaurants

Liability (6 Bills)
HB 2084 - Providing forensic evaluators with civil immunity for acts committed by the subject of the evaluation
HB 2207 - Creating the "Genetically Engineered Organism Liability Act"
HB 2582 - Relating to the liability of a possessor of real property
HB 2791 - Exempting licensed surveyors from liability for defamation or slander of title
HB 2883 - Relating to hunting, trapping or fishing on lands of another person
HB 2951 - Providing enhanced criminal and civil protections to individuals who use force in protecting themselves, their property or others

Libraries (5 Bills)
HB 2006 - Permitting counties, county boards of education and municipalities to impose an additional levy
HB 2053 - Requiring county boards of education to employ a certified library media specialist in each county school
HB 2416 - Authorizing the School Building Authority to award grants or moneys to county and local library boards in connection with public l
HB 2592 - Establishing a Library Facilities Improvement Fund
HB 3111 - Relating to computing local share of public education support

Licenses (34 Bills)
HB 2040 - Providing that when a person from another state writes a worthless check in this state which results in a summons to appear in mag
HB 2175 - Requiring certain licensees to take continuing education in green building
HB 2193 - Exempting nonresident property owners and their families from hunting, trapping and fishing license requirements when on their own
HB 2246 - Providing that a Class B resident fishing license and a Class F nonresident fishing license are effective one year from the date o
HB 2317 - Relating to the issuance of driver's licenses and disposition
HB 2331 - Pharmacy Benefit Manager Licensing and Regulation Act
HB 2448 - Authorizing trusts to be applicants for a nonintoxicating beer distributor license and adding limited liability companies to the d
HB 2497 - Requiring applicants for real estate licensure to undergo criminal history record checks
HB 2530 - Relating to reciprocity for psychologists, social workers, professional counselors and marriage and family therapists
HB 2531 - Relating to the practice of speech-language pathology and audiology
HB 2533 - Relating to the practice of dietetics
HB 2552 - Providing an exception to magistrates and municipal court judges from the requirement of having a license to carry a concealed wea
HB 2553 - Authorizing the Secretary of State to administratively dissolve certain business entities
HB 2569 - Relating to requirements for licenses to practice medicine and surgery and licenses to practice podiatry
HB 2573 - Authorizing boards that issue licenses to engage in the manufacture, distribution or dispensing of controlled substances to set fe
HB 2584 - Relating to licensing board accounts
HB 2586 - Relating to qualifications for a license to practice embalming
HB 2589 - Repeals the section requiring a license to sell drug paraphernalia
HB 2602 - Providing full faith and credit to nonresidents who have permits or licenses to carry handguns in their states
HB 2604 - Exempting honorably discharged veterans of the armed forces of the United States from payment of fees and costs required by this
HB 2722 - Increasing the amount of special license fees paid by pipeline companies
HB 2762 - Creating an exemption from licensure as an adjuster for certain individuals who conduct data entry into an automated claims adjudi
HB 2770 - Permitting dealers who sell fewer than eighteen new or used motor vehicles during a year to have their dealer licenses renewed
HB 2788 - Requiring that all attorneys employed by the State of West Virginia in legal positions paying $100,000 or more must have a license
HB 2792 - Creating a hunting license permitting crossbow hunting
HB 2830 - Relating to horse and dog racing
HB 2834 - Exempting valid nonprofit organizations from licensing requirements of the West Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority duri
HB 2911 - Exempting records of concealed weapon license applications and issuance from disclosure under the West Virginia Freedom of Inform
HB 2967 - Prohibiting the publication of the identities of persons who have been issued licenses to carry a concealed deadly weapon
HB 3027 - Relating to the practice of psychology
HB 3030 - Relating to Class XS senior resident lifetime licenses
HB 3054 - Requiring that athletic trainers be licensed, instead of registered, by West Virginia Board of Physical Therapy
HB 3108 - Relating generally to nursing homes
HB 3125 - Relating to the Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists

Liens (6 Bills)
HB 2038 - Clarifying the notice and service requirements for a notice to redeem to be provided to the delinquent taxpayer at the mailing ad
HB 2120 - Prohibiting the publication of the consideration paid for the sale of real estate or the amount of any lien on the real property s
HB 2313 - Permitting surface owners to purchase the mineral interests that lay below the property when the mineral interest becomes subject
HB 2915 - Relating to the withdrawal of state tax liens recorded prematurely, inadvertently or erroneously
HB 2947 - Permitting surface owners to purchase the mineral interests that lay below the property in certain circumstances
HB 3037 - Relating to the form of trust deeds

Local Bills (1 Bills)
HB 3000 - Changing the Martinsburg public library to the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Public Library

Military Affairs (33 Bills)
HB 2094 - Allowing members of the West Virginia National Guard or its reserves to obtain free hunting and fishing licenses
HB 2103 - Allowing a disabled veteran one additional license plate
HB 2117 - Income tax exemption for veterans who locate in West Virginia following separation from service
HB 2149 - Extending the expiration of driver's licenses for active military members' spouses
HB 2162 - Relating to educational benefits for dependents of deceased or disabled veterans
HB 2165 - Relating to death certificates of military veterans
HB 2191 - Establishing the West Virginia Board of Veteran Education and Support
HB 2218 - Restricting certain aid to the Armed Forces of the United States by West Virginia agencies
HB 2248 - Establishing a program to promote veteran friendly communities
HB 2273 - Limiting the liability of military personnel who respond to local emergencies and calls for assistance
HB 2339 - Removing the armed conflict requirement before state employees may receive credit for time served in the Armed Forces
HB 2361 - Relating to the definition of "eligible veteran" for certain state training and employment preference benefits
HB 2370 - Providing that municipal employees may receive up to two years of retirement service credit for military service
HB 2372 - Relating to disposition of the remains of a deceased military service member who dies while serving
HB 2379 - Exempting disabled veterans from campground rental fees during certain times
HB 2402 - Exempting disabled veterans who have suffered a hundred percent total and permanent service-connected disability from state incom
HB 2422 - Providing an additional decreasing modification reducing federal adjusted gross income for income earned by certain military perso
HB 2490 - Providing for the appointment of veterans advocates at state institutions of higher education
HB 2491 - Establishing a uniform course completion policy for veteran students called up for active duty
HB 2561 - Relating to the training requirement for a concealed weapons license
HB 2604 - Exempting honorably discharged veterans of the armed forces of the United States from payment of fees and costs required by this
HB 2728 - Allowing a disabled veteran to park in a designated accessible parking space without placard
HB 2769 - Requiring state institutions of higher education to give priority registration to veterans
HB 2870 - Providing a discount on state campground rentals for veterans
HB 2880 - Relating to provide special outdoor recreational opportunities for eligible veterans
HB 2922 - Issuing of special veterans vanity registration plates for motorcycles
HB 2932 - Making a supplementary appropriation to the Division of Veterans' Affairs
HB 2955 - Traumatic Brain Injury Services Commission
HB 2981 - Providing that historical reenactors are not violating the provision prohibiting unlawful military organizations
HB 3002 - Requiring the Parkways Authority to provide free daily toll passes for veterans under certain circumstances
HB 3005 - Requiring any employer to retain a job for any veteran with a service-connected disability
HB 3006 - Retaining jobs for certain disabled veterans
HB 3007 - Relating to job retention for any veteran with a service-connected disability while seeking or receiving treatment

Mines and Minerals (32 Bills)
HB 2015 - Eliminating the ad valorem tax for barren coal properties
HB 2021 - Requiring the Mine Foreman Examiner review the employment history and certify that the applicant for the position of underground a
HB 2045 - Authorizing the Governor to appoint an additional member to the Surface Mine Board that represents the interest of labor
HB 2055 - Increasing the amount of mine subsidence insurance reinsured by the board of risk management
HB 2073 - Requiring that permanent and temporary battery charging stations in mines be ventilated directly to the return on a separate split
HB 2114 - Relating to revocation of current and future horizontal well permits
HB 2138 - Permitting mineral owners and producers to negotiate a new lease under certain conditions
HB 2143 - Requiring liners in all new surface coal-waste impoundments and requiring regulations relating to the planning, constructing and m
HB 2144 - Requiring reclaimed strip mines to be populated by plants that are beneficial to the local bee population
HB 2183 - Requiring all final actions by the Department of Environmental Protection regarding coal mine permits to be completed within six m
HB 2208 - Prohibiting underground injection of coal slurry in new permits or modifications and renewals
HB 2214 - Intrastate Coal and Use Act
HB 2222 - Relating to determining the appropriate penalty to impose against operators who fail to provide immediate notice upon the occurren
HB 2263 - Permitting surface owners to receive a two percent royalty for minerals extracted
HB 2264 - Disclosing to surface owners the impact the mineral extraction will have on the surface owner
HB 2286 - Allowing the Division of Energy to develop an energy related public relations campaign focused on educating the Washington, D.C. a
HB 2313 - Permitting surface owners to purchase the mineral interests that lay below the property when the mineral interest becomes subject
HB 2352 - Clarifying that the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection does not assume a mine operator's obligations or liabilit
HB 2419 - Relating to dual liner requirements
HB 2429 - Relating to the creation and implementation of drug-free workplaces in coal mines
HB 2535 - Creating the "Intrastate Coal and Use Act" and the "Intrastate Oil and Natural Gas and Use Act"
HB 2597 - Creating the Intrastate Coal and Use Act
HB 2826 - Relating to the state's jurisdiction over reclaimed sites of bond-forfeited surface mining operations
HB 2862 - Relating to informal conferences on surface mining permit applications
HB 2907 - Relating to property crimes committed against coal mines and other industrial facilities
HB 2947 - Permitting surface owners to purchase the mineral interests that lay below the property in certain circumstances
HB 2954 - Requiring that members of the Mine Safety Technology Task Force are paid the same compensation as members of the Legislature
HB 3034 - Requiring underground mines fire boss examinations include examining the air quantity
HB 3043 - Including methane monitoring equipment as eligible safety equipment for tax credit purposes
HB 3068 - Expanding the property appraisal provisions to include qualified capital additions to coal production facilities
HB 3071 - Relating to civil penalties and civil administrative penalties for violations of the Water Pollution Control Act
HB 3072 - West Virginia coal employment enhancement act

Minimum Wage (2 Bills)
HB 2953 - Raising the minimum wage
HB 3102 - Raising the minimum wage

Motor Vehicles (And Related Subheadings) (3 Bills)
HB 2107 - Exempting county school boards of education school buses from paying tolls for transit over the West Virginia Turnpike or any park
HB 2279 - Relating to towing companies notifying the DMV of abandoned vehicles
HB 2320 - Giving local authorities the authority to decrease the speed limit on streets and highways where school buses travel in its jurisd

Motor Vehicles -- Driving Under Influence (4 Bills)
HB 2500 - Increasing the penalty for driving under the influence causing death
HB 2513 - Improving enforcement of drugged driving offenses
HB 3074 - Increasing the criminal penalties for the offenses of driving under the influence of alcohol, controlled substances or drugs; "And
HB 3152 - Relating to the criminal offense of driving a motor vehicle in this state under the influence of alcohol, controlled substances or

Motor Vehicles -- Insurance (1 Bills)
HB 2823 - Increasing the minimum proof of financial responsibility in motor vehicle insurance coverage

Motor Vehicles -- Licenses, Registration & Inspection (21 Bills)
HB 2004 - Exempting nonprofit organizations from paying an annual motor vehicle registration fee
HB 2103 - Allowing a disabled veteran one additional license plate
HB 2122 - Issuing a special "Family of an Officer Killed in the Line of Duty" license plate
HB 2149 - Extending the expiration of driver's licenses for active military members' spouses
HB 2312 - Requiring a photograph on the removable handicap windshield placard
HB 2317 - Relating to the issuance of driver's licenses and disposition
HB 2345 - Authorizing the Division of Motor Vehicles to issue a special license plate for applicants who are hearing impaired
HB 2351 - Authorizing law enforcement to issue a charge by citation when making an arrest for driving with a suspended or revoked license
HB 2493 - Relating to driver's licensing
HB 2522 - Issuing a special "HATFIELD and MCCOY" license plate
HB 2528 - Requiring holders of graduated driver's licenses to pass drug tests
HB 2719 - Authorizing the Division of Motor Vehicles to issue special registration plates that read "In God We Trust"
HB 2798 - Authorizing the Division of Motor Vehicles to issue a special "SECOND AMENDMENT" license plate
HB 2859 - Authorizing the Commissioner to issue no more than ten additional special demonstration plates used by new and used dealers of lar
HB 2867 - Awarding qualified disabled state troopers the Purple Heart by the Superintendent of the State Police
HB 2868 - Relating to daily passenger rental car business
HB 2871 - Providing that West Virginia will not participate in the REAL ID Act of 2005
HB 2990 - Relating to insurance or other security required for registration or operation of a motor vehicle
HB 3025 - Relating to illuminated flashing yellow signals
HB 3127 - Providing discounted motor vehicle registration fees for members of volunteer fire departments

Motor Vehicles -- Regulations (18 Bills)
HB 2040 - Providing that when a person from another state writes a worthless check in this state which results in a summons to appear in mag
HB 2051 - Requiring a preliminary breath analysis for the purpose of determining the blood alcohol content of a surviving driver
HB 2108 - Making the offense of failure to wear safety belts a primary offense
HB 2140 - Allowing certain vehicles for emergency response by West Virginia police reserves to use red flashing lights
HB 2312 - Requiring a photograph on the removable handicap windshield placard
HB 2381 - Allowing the use of low-speed vehicles on roads in municipalities with speed limits over twenty-five miles per hour and less than
HB 2451 - Providing that taxicab companies are not required to subscribe to or pay into the Workers' Compensation Fund
HB 2458 - Raising the speed limit for cars and one ton trucks on certain portions of Interstate highways
HB 2472 - Increasing the speed limit from 60 mph to 70 mph on a specific section of I-77
HB 2477 - Permitting certain auxiliary lighting on motorcycles
HB 2728 - Allowing a disabled veteran to park in a designated accessible parking space without placard
HB 2772 - Permitting motorcyclists and bicyclists to safely proceed through a traffic light if they have waited a minimum of two minutes
HB 2785 - Creating the "Safe and Efficient Parkways Act" (SEPA)
HB 2859 - Authorizing the Commissioner to issue no more than ten additional special demonstration plates used by new and used dealers of lar
HB 3025 - Relating to illuminated flashing yellow signals
HB 3057 - Establishing the offense of operating a motor vehicle using a wearable computer with a head-mounted display
HB 3066 - Prohibiting the denial of insurance coverage based on the prohibited use of electronic communications devices
HB 3109 - Prohibiting a person from driving in the passing lane of a highway when not passing another vehicle under certain circumstances

Motor Vehicles -- Taxation (7 Bills)
HB 2129 - Permitting the transfer of tax credits for the purchase of alternative-fuel vehicles
HB 2150 - Taxing of utility terrain vehicles
HB 2180 - Exempting from the sales and use tax special equipment installed in a motor vehicle for the use of a person with physical disabili
HB 2443 - Exempting antique cars from taxation and fees
HB 2817 - Relating generally to use of alternative-fuel motor vehicles
HB 2921 - Providing an exemption on sales of motor vehicles using natural gas or dual purpose motor vehicles using a combination of gasoline
HB 3058 - Relating to the valuation of motor vehicles for purposes of ad valorem property taxes

Motor Vehicles (And Related Subheadings) (12 Bills)
HB 2070 - Allowing the use of traffic law photo-monitoring devices
HB 2127 - Prohibiting the modification of mufflers resulting in excessive noise levels
HB 2294 - Relating to the transport and storage of firearms in private vehicles
HB 2733 - Relating to hearings before the Office of Administrative Hearings
HB 2770 - Permitting dealers who sell fewer than eighteen new or used motor vehicles during a year to have their dealer licenses renewed
HB 2785 - Creating the "Safe and Efficient Parkways Act" (SEPA)
HB 2860 - Providing that a municipality receive no more than $25 from speeding fines
HB 2868 - Relating to daily passenger rental car business
HB 2885 - Prohibiting the use of the name or likeness of elected or appointed officials on publicly-owned vehicles
HB 2922 - Issuing of special veterans vanity registration plates for motorcycles
HB 3041 - Prohibiting the exclusion, modification or limitation of any warranty or remedy in the sale of used motor vehicles
HB 3148 - Creating the "ATV and UTV Recreation Act"

Municipalities (23 Bills)
HB 2001 - Providing meetings and conference rights for members of municipal fire departments
HB 2067 - Providing misdemeanor criminal penalty for failing to comply with law regarding sale, lease or disposition of municipal property
HB 2085 - Exempting certain construction projects performed on behalf of county or municipal governments from the prevailing wage laws
HB 2137 - Enacting zoning ordinances that regulate drilling and hydraulic fracturing activity
HB 2330 - Permitting a retired police officer to be hired as a chief of police and continue to receive retirement benefits
HB 2370 - Providing that municipal employees may receive up to two years of retirement service credit for military service
HB 2380 - Relating to meeting and conference rights for members of police or fire departments employed by political subdivisions
HB 2381 - Allowing the use of low-speed vehicles on roads in municipalities with speed limits over twenty-five miles per hour and less than
HB 2404 - Increasing the number of municipalities that may participate in the Municipal Home Rule Pilot Program
HB 2414 - Conveying property to a nonprofit
HB 2432 - Requiring that any new or increased municipal taxes or fees must have a defined purpose
HB 2546 - Exempting nondisciplinary letters of recommendations or counseling from the definition of punitive action for municipal police off
HB 2552 - Providing an exception to magistrates and municipal court judges from the requirement of having a license to carry a concealed wea
HB 2556 - Waiving the publication requirements of financial statements for Class IV municipalities
HB 2558 - Removing the "grandfather" clause that excepts municipal ordinances limiting the purchase, possession, transfer, ownership, carryi
HB 2761 - Relating to the Municipal Home Rule Pilot Program and the Municipal Home Rule Board
HB 2774 - Relating to the effects of a criminal conviction and incarceration on a municipal officer
HB 2816 - Relating to municipalities
HB 2860 - Providing that a municipality receive no more than $25 from speeding fines
HB 2908 - Changing the length of terms of regional airport authority board members, and to clarify how such members are to be allocated
HB 2964 - Authorizing the mayor to appoint chiefs of police and deputy chiefs of police
HB 3092 - Terminating the Municipal Home Rule Pilot Program on the date of passage
HB 3097 - Entitling natural resource producers to the economic opportunity tax credit

Natural Resources (13 Bills)
HB 2056 - Relating to hunting or taking of unprotected species of wild animals
HB 2094 - Allowing members of the West Virginia National Guard or its reserves to obtain free hunting and fishing licenses
HB 2262 - Requiring operators of natural gas wells and surface owners to enter into surface use agreements
HB 2283 - Providing that the amount of required acreage for bird hunting preserves may be one hundred acres for privately owned commercial s
HB 2304 - Adding oil and gas facilities, wells, pipelines and tanks to the coordinated statewide program of air pollution prevention
HB 2335 - Increasing compensation for conservation officers
HB 2421 - Forest Fairness Act
HB 3014 - Relating to pension benefits exempt from state income taxation
HB 3015 - Providing an increase in compensation for natural resources police officers
HB 3019 - Clarifying circumstances under which a person may possess certain firearms while afield hunting
HB 3097 - Entitling natural resource producers to the economic opportunity tax credit
HB 3120 - Relating to taking fish and game by proxy
HB 3148 - Creating the "ATV and UTV Recreation Act"

Oil and Gas (38 Bills)
HB 2061 - Requiring operators to post a bond for each well and to condition the release of the bond
HB 2062 - Studying the environmental and health impacts of shale gas development
HB 2064 - Requiring a driller or owner of a natural gas well who contaminates a groundwater aquifer to remediate the aquifer until it meets
HB 2065 - Relating to ground water contamination and spills associated with the stimulation of wells using the fracking process
HB 2066 - Requiring the posting of material data safety sheets and documentation of fracking fluid components
HB 2114 - Relating to revocation of current and future horizontal well permits
HB 2136 - Providing landowners of property adjacent to proposed well sites copies of the application, the erosion and sediment control plan
HB 2137 - Enacting zoning ordinances that regulate drilling and hydraulic fracturing activity
HB 2152 - Requiring flowback plans for all work on oil and gas wells
HB 2254 - Requiring an emergency, temporary and permanent water supply when gas and oil operations have resulted in contamination, diminutio
HB 2255 - Studying injection induced seismic activity associated with to horizontal well drilling and waste injection
HB 2256 - Establishing a cradle to grave monitoring system for withdrawals of water used in the development of natural wells
HB 2257 - Creating a publicly accessible database of information relevant to all horizontally drilled wells
HB 2258 - Requiring the center of all new gas wells to be more than one thousand feet from water wells or six hundred twenty-five feet from
HB 2260 - Prohibiting the drilling of horizontal oil and gas wells beneath abandoned wells
HB 2262 - Requiring operators of natural gas wells and surface owners to enter into surface use agreements
HB 2280 - Requiring persons who are not members of the American Association of Professional Landmen to have two years or more of experience
HB 2435 - Relating to severance taxes collected for privilege of producing oil or natural gas
HB 2436 - Relating to liquefied petroleum gas-consuming equipment and appliances
HB 2468 - Requiring certification of correctness as to design, construction and performance of domestic and commercial liquefied petroleum g
HB 2535 - Creating the "Intrastate Coal and Use Act" and the "Intrastate Oil and Natural Gas and Use Act"
HB 2598 - Exempting heating oil for residential use from the Motor Fuel Excise Tax
HB 2722 - Increasing the amount of special license fees paid by pipeline companies
HB 2795 - Reallocating and dedicating three percent of oil and gas severance tax revenues
HB 2874 - Requiring natural gas lessors to provide surface owners on whose properties natural gas producing wells are drilled up to three hu
HB 2893 - Relating to preservation of cemeteries
HB 2917 - Making it an unfair trade practice to refuse to refill a propane gas tank
HB 2918 - West Virginia Fair Health Insurance Act of 2013
HB 2925 - Relating to alternative fuel initiatives
HB 2962 - Relating to exemptions from the tax on the privilege of severing natural gas and oil
HB 2998 - Requiring natural gas lessors to provide surface owners the ability to purchase gas from those wells
HB 3001 - Requiring a composite soil sampling and testing be performed on the ground area underneath a pit or impoundment after it has been
HB 3046 - Requiring the Department of Environmental Protection to issue a procedural rule to allow surface owners a right to a hearing and a
HB 3047 - Establishing the Tax Reduction Fund in the State Treasury
HB 3051 - Relating to fees charged for natural gas drilling waste fluids injected into underground injection control wells
HB 3060 - Authorizing the Oil and Gas Conservation Commission to regulate the horizontal deep wells
HB 3085 - Requiring persons engaged in natural gas horizontal well drilling activities to annually submit a report to the Department of Labo
HB 3151 - Relating to generally oil and gas conservation

Parks and Recreation (14 Bills)
HB 2060 - Increasing the soft drinks tax
HB 2076 - Providing a ten percent discount to residents at state parks and forests
HB 2107 - Exempting county school boards of education school buses from paying tolls for transit over the West Virginia Turnpike or any park
HB 2572 - Clarifying circumstances under which a person may possess certain firearms while afield hunting
HB 2792 - Creating a hunting license permitting crossbow hunting
HB 2855 - Permitting persons sixty years of age and older to hunt deer with a crossbow
HB 2870 - Providing a discount on state campground rentals for veterans
HB 2872 - Creating a specified season for Spring turkey hunting
HB 2878 - Clarifying that a valid West Virginia identification card is an acceptable form of ID to prove age and residency for purposes of o
HB 2880 - Relating to provide special outdoor recreational opportunities for eligible veterans
HB 3019 - Clarifying circumstances under which a person may possess certain firearms while afield hunting
HB 3064 - Allowing the general public to use certain certified timberland for certain recreational purposes for that property to maintain it
HB 3065 - Transferring land located in the Western District, Taylor County, West Virginia, from the State of West Virginia to the Taylor Cou
HB 3095 - Relating to discounts at state parks for elderly and disabled persons

Pornography (1 Bills)
HB 2119 - Imposing an excise tax on the sale or rental of obscene materials

Prescriptions and Medications (15 Bills)
HB 2113 - Establishing a two year pilot program on the disposal of unused pharmaceuticals
HB 2130 - Establishing prohibited acts relating to possession of controlled substances obtained from more than one health practitioner
HB 2235 - Relating to restrictions on dispensing oxycontin extended release or fentanyl patches
HB 2237 - Requiring physicians and other licensed prescribers offer the drug Naloxone to their patients who are prescribed opiates for chron
HB 2288 - Creating the Unintentional Pharmaceutical Drug Overdose Fatality Review Team
HB 2322 - Providing a mechanism whereby unused, unexpired nonnarcotic drugs previously owned by a deceased nursing home patient or resident
HB 2384 - Permitting unlicensed personnel to administer medications in certain circumstances
HB 2440 - Adopting guidelines to permit pharmacists to prescribe medications
HB 2466 - Requiring that medical treatment and prescription medications be continued throughout the appeal process in Workers' Compensation
HB 2487 - Prohibiting the use of laetrile
HB 2577 - Relating to the practice of pharmacist care
HB 2731 - Regulating the performance of health maintenance tasks by unlicensed personnel
HB 2961 - Compassionate Medical Marijuana Use Act of 2013
HB 2975 - Relating to the controlled substances monitoring generally
HB 2987 - Relating to methadone and treatment program required reports

Professions and Occupations (25 Bills)
HB 2003 - Providing an employee the right to decline to work more than forty hours in a workweek
HB 2024 - Allowing guidance counselors to compete equally for all guidance counselor positions
HB 2029 - Requiring the reporting and publication of all compensation, including contingent compensation, paid to lobbyists for all lobbying
HB 2047 - Verifying legal employment status of workers
HB 2128 - Providing railroad employees have the right to review and copy the contents of their personnel file
HB 2175 - Requiring certain licensees to take continuing education in green building
HB 2213 - Requiring applicants for, and holders of, licenses under the West Virginia Real Estate License Act to successfully pass criminal h
HB 2241 - Adding pharmacist and pharmacy to the definition of "health care provider" as used in the Medical Professional Liability Act
HB 2250 - Providing a loan forgiveness program for nurses, social workers, dentists and hygienists
HB 2276 - Providing a tax incentive to dental practitioners to perform dental services at no cost to indigent patients
HB 2280 - Requiring persons who are not members of the American Association of Professional Landmen to have two years or more of experience
HB 2331 - Pharmacy Benefit Manager Licensing and Regulation Act
HB 2385 - Relating to the requirements for and scope of practice for registered veterinary technicians
HB 2438 - Certified Legal Assistant Act
HB 2440 - Adopting guidelines to permit pharmacists to prescribe medications
HB 2530 - Relating to reciprocity for psychologists, social workers, professional counselors and marriage and family therapists
HB 2531 - Relating to the practice of speech-language pathology and audiology
HB 2533 - Relating to the practice of dietetics
HB 2534 - Relating to the regulation of pawn brokers
HB 2601 - Relating to certification requirements for applicators who paint state bridges
HB 2755 - Relating to certified professional midwives
HB 2775 - Abolishing the Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists
HB 2791 - Exempting licensed surveyors from liability for defamation or slander of title
HB 2821 - Relating to the Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists
HB 3144 - Relating to supervision of works by a sanitary board

Public Employees (24 Bills)
HB 2036 - Relating to itinerant status for school service personnel
HB 2052 - Prohibiting the naming of a publicly funded building, road, structure or project for a living elected public official
HB 2252 - Authorizing the equal pay commission to study the "glass ceiling" concept
HB 2281 - Increasing the pay grade of cafeteria managers
HB 2319 - Allowing state employees to take paid leave to attend parent-teacher conference for their children
HB 2361 - Relating to the definition of "eligible veteran" for certain state training and employment preference benefits
HB 2376 - Increasing salary increments paid to principals and assistant principals
HB 2377 - Increasing the amount of annual and incremental salary increases for eligible state employees
HB 2425 - Providing an increase to all annuitants of the Public Employees Retirement and Teachers Retirement Systems
HB 2434 - Relating to compensation in the magistrate court system
HB 2469 - Increasing the cap on earnings during temporary reemployment after retirement
HB 2476 - Encouraging public officials to display the national motto on all public property and public buildings
HB 2489 - Relating to official misconduct by a public officer or employee
HB 2557 - Extending or clarifying protections under the state's Whistle-Blower Law
HB 2570 - Relating to the West Virginia Public Employees Grievance Procedure
HB 2607 - Requiring the Public Employees Grievance Board to provide training seminars
HB 2822 - Holding liable any participating public employer owing delinquent retirement contributions
HB 2877 - Permitting the Director of the Public Employees Insurance Agency to operate any of the agency's health benefits plans on a calenda
HB 2904 - Creating a State Employee Ombudsman
HB 2942 - Prohibiting public officials and employees from using public funds for self promotion
HB 3028 - Expanding the number of hours temporary state personnel may work in a calendar year
HB 3083 - Relating to definitions used in the Public Employees Retirement System
HB 3099 - Relating to insurance
HB 3105 - Granting all public employees a $1,000 per year permanent pay increase

Public Service Commission (11 Bills)
HB 2042 - Providing for removal and election of Public Service Commissioners
HB 2176 - Relating to interconnection and net-metering of customer-generators of renewable energy
HB 2323 - West Virginia Energy Efficiency Act
HB 2358 - Stopping accelerated rate recovery because of adverse effects of constructing transmission facilities and revising the definition
HB 2505 - Increasing civil penalties imposed by the Public Service Commission for pipeline safety violations
HB 2722 - Increasing the amount of special license fees paid by pipeline companies
HB 2803 - Requiring electric utilities to implement integrated resource plans
HB 2858 - Relating generally to consumer rate relief bonds
HB 2925 - Relating to alternative fuel initiatives
HB 3008 - Requiring the three commissioners of the Public Service Commission be elected from the three congressional districts for six-year
HB 3115 - Requiring the Public Service Commission to include additional information in its annual report

Public Service Districts (1 Bills)
HB 2790 - Relating to public service district board members

Railroads (4 Bills)
HB 2023 - Requiring that protective fencing be placed along railroad lines operating adjacent to public schools
HB 2125 - Giving bicycle, pedestrian and transit ways full consideration in the planning and development and redevelopment of state roads, r
HB 2606 - Permitting the State Rail Authority to set the salary of the executive director
HB 2879 - West Virginia Commuter Rail Access Act

Real Property (33 Bills)
HB 2030 - Providing a commercial property owner the ability to have the property appraised by an MAI appraisal prior to condemnation proceed
HB 2041 - Changing the time for periodic valuations and assessments of real and personal property
HB 2067 - Providing misdemeanor criminal penalty for failing to comply with law regarding sale, lease or disposition of municipal property
HB 2077 - Providing a three percent cap on any increase in assessment on real property that is the primary residence
HB 2096 - Relating to the remediation and disclosure of clandestine drug laboratories
HB 2104 - Allowing quarterly payment of real and personal property taxes
HB 2120 - Prohibiting the publication of the consideration paid for the sale of real estate or the amount of any lien on the real property s
HB 2156 - Providing criminal penalties for the intentional defacement of public and private property due to graffiti
HB 2193 - Exempting nonresident property owners and their families from hunting, trapping and fishing license requirements when on their own
HB 2195 - Providing for the seizure of assets and other real property used for the exploitation of children
HB 2449 - Requiring a landlord address issues of the accumulation of moisture and the growth of mold
HB 2450 - Granting licensed real estate appraisers access to commercial or residential review documents
HB 2488 - Real Property Transfer on Death Act
HB 2574 - Relating to the right of an owner of real estate to set aside a tax deed
HB 2582 - Relating to the liability of a possessor of real property
HB 2585 - Increasing the time to file a petition in response to notice of an increased assessment
HB 2608 - Requiring appraisal management companies to be registered
HB 2730 - Relating to the Real Estate Appraisal Board
HB 2840 - Relating to valuation and assessment of property for ad valorem property taxation
HB 2842 - Clarifying that time-sharing plans, accommodations and facilities are subject to regulation by the Division of Land Sales and Cond
HB 2847 - Relating to the collection of delinquent real property and personal property taxes
HB 2850 - Preventing the cancellation and nonrenewal of property homeowners insurance based upon a claim arising from natural causes
HB 2853 - Increasing the amount of certain exemptions of property in bankruptcy proceedings
HB 2907 - Relating to property crimes committed against coal mines and other industrial facilities
HB 2927 - Relating to publication of list of delinquent real estate
HB 2947 - Permitting surface owners to purchase the mineral interests that lay below the property in certain circumstances
HB 2971 - Creating the Uniform Real Property Electronic Recording Act
HB 2984 - Relating to assessment of real property
HB 3010 - Limiting the use of credit information in connection with the declination and termination of property insurance
HB 3048 - Authorizing county commissions to hear actions for ejectment and other actions
HB 3052 - Exempting from excise taxation the transfer of real property from an individual to a wholly-owned subsidiary
HB 3137 - Relating to criminal background checks for applicants for home inspectors
HB 3140 - Providing a procedure for the reassessment and classification of Class III or IV real property transferred to persons to be used a

Redistricting (1 Bills)
HB 2742 - Providing for the redistricting office of the Joint Committee on Government and Finance to propose redistricting plans during cens

Regulation of Trade (26 Bills)
HB 2166 - Modifying the bonding requirement for closing-out sales
HB 2262 - Requiring operators of natural gas wells and surface owners to enter into surface use agreements
HB 2277 - Save West Virginia Call Center Jobs Act
HB 2305 - BPA-Free Kids Act
HB 2356 - Prohibiting the sale of beer and wine at self-scan registers
HB 2436 - Relating to liquefied petroleum gas-consuming equipment and appliances
HB 2441 - Relating to unfair trading practices by insurance companies
HB 2465 - Creating a uniform regulation of firearms, ammunition, and firearm accessories
HB 2468 - Requiring certification of correctness as to design, construction and performance of domestic and commercial liquefied petroleum g
HB 2534 - Relating to the regulation of pawn brokers
HB 2586 - Relating to qualifications for a license to practice embalming
HB 2589 - Repeals the section requiring a license to sell drug paraphernalia
HB 2601 - Relating to certification requirements for applicators who paint state bridges
HB 2720 - Requiring the closing hours of private clubs to be two o'clock a.m.
HB 2768 - Regulating tanning facilities
HB 2778 - Defining alternative nicotine products and electronic cigarettes
HB 2917 - Making it an unfair trade practice to refuse to refill a propane gas tank
HB 2936 - Relating to the regulation of fireworks
HB 2949 - Making it illegal for a manufacturer, winery, farm winery or supplier to deliver wine to a distributor without having an equitable
HB 2956 - Relating to resident brewers and brewpubs
HB 2992 - Eliminating duplicative reporting requirements imposed on distributors of imported cigarettes
HB 3004 - Increasing the percentage a liquor retail licensee must charge licensed clubs and the general public
HB 3011 - Removing the provision that requires an applicant to meet federal requirements concerning the production, distribution and sale of
HB 3022 - Relating to the sale of certain beer, wine and liquor
HB 3041 - Prohibiting the exclusion, modification or limitation of any warranty or remedy in the sale of used motor vehicles
HB 3076 - West Virginia Buy American Act of 2013

Regulations (4 Bills)
HB 2106 - Making English the official language of West Virginia
HB 2291 - Relating to the denial of course credits for unexcused absences in school
HB 2362 - Relating to water pollution control
HB 2583 - Establishing a regulatory system for sexual assault forensic examinations

Rehabilitation Clinic (2 Bills)
HB 2164 - Providing rehabilitation treatment programs to inmates imprisoned in any jail
HB 2238 - Relating to treatment for drug and alcohol addiction

Religious Organizations (6 Bills)
HB 2034 - Exempting children receiving an exemption from compulsory school attendance in favor of church school from standardized testing re
HB 2098 - Exempting existing churches from paying tax on propane and other forms of heating oil
HB 2234 - Exempting nonprofit, tax exempt corporations or organizations affiliated with a church from consumer sales and service tax
HB 2721 - West Virginia Religious Freedom Restoration Act
HB 2873 - Requiring that public schools provide facilities for students of all faiths and religions to have a place of fellowship, prayer an
HB 3009 - Schoolchildren's Religious Liberties Act

Retirement (And Related Subheadings) (1 Bills)
HB 2013 - Preventing a reduction in the annuity of a person who retires with disability retirement at age sixty-five

Retirement -- Education Personnel (12 Bills)
HB 2018 - Requiring racetracks who are licensed to operate video lottery terminals pay a fee of one thousand dollars for each machine and th
HB 2099 - Increasing benefits of retired state personnel and retired teachers
HB 2202 - Exempting income received by retired public employees and retired teachers through their state retirement systems from personal in
HB 2203 - Providing a one-time supplement to retired public employees and teachers seventy years of age or older
HB 2266 - Providing a one-time bonus payable in July of every year for retired public school teachers and state retirees
HB 2334 - Repealing the one hundred forty day limitation that a retired school teacher may teach in public schools
HB 2341 - Providing a cost-of-living provision for certain persons retired
HB 2344 - Relating to the State Teachers Retirement System
HB 2359 - Relating to the Public Employees Retirement System and the Teachers Retirement System; and providing a one-time supplement for ann
HB 2425 - Providing an increase to all annuitants of the Public Employees Retirement and Teachers Retirement Systems
HB 2800 - Relating to the Teachers' Retirement System
HB 2818 - Relating to the Teachers' Defined Contribution Retirement System

Retirement -- Public Employees (20 Bills)
HB 2069 - Providing correctional officers may retire with full benefits after twenty years of actual and honorable service
HB 2099 - Increasing benefits of retired state personnel and retired teachers
HB 2101 - Reducing state income tax liability for certain retired public employees
HB 2202 - Exempting income received by retired public employees and retired teachers through their state retirement systems from personal in
HB 2203 - Providing a one-time supplement to retired public employees and teachers seventy years of age or older
HB 2249 - Requiring spouse approval of election of annuity option
HB 2266 - Providing a one-time bonus payable in July of every year for retired public school teachers and state retirees
HB 2275 - Reinstating service credit to certain members of the Public Employees Retirement System
HB 2339 - Removing the armed conflict requirement before state employees may receive credit for time served in the Armed Forces
HB 2341 - Providing a cost-of-living provision for certain persons retired
HB 2370 - Providing that municipal employees may receive up to two years of retirement service credit for military service
HB 2425 - Providing an increase to all annuitants of the Public Employees Retirement and Teachers Retirement Systems
HB 2469 - Increasing the cap on earnings during temporary reemployment after retirement
HB 2484 - Exempting the first twenty thousand dollars of state pensions and social security benefits from West Virginia personal income tax
HB 2784 - Relating to the Deputy Sheriff Retirement System Act
HB 2802 - Relating to the Emergency Medical Services Retirement System
HB 2822 - Holding liable any participating public employer owing delinquent retirement contributions
HB 2854 - Relating to reentry into the Public Employees Retirement System by members of the Legislature
HB 3014 - Relating to pension benefits exempt from state income taxation
HB 3083 - Relating to definitions used in the Public Employees Retirement System

Retirement (And Related Subheadings) (6 Bills)
HB 2031 - Relating to certain members of the Legislature and certain service by members of the Legislature
HB 2302 - Providing a personal income tax modification for certain retirees who are in long-term care facilities
HB 2330 - Permitting a retired police officer to be hired as a chief of police and continue to receive retirement benefits
HB 2833 - Relating to the judicial retirement system
HB 2896 - Relating to municipal policemen and firemen pensions
HB 3014 - Relating to pension benefits exempt from state income taxation

Roads and Highways (23 Bills)
HB 2025 - Terminating tolls on the West Virginia Turnpike before 2020
HB 2052 - Prohibiting the naming of a publicly funded building, road, structure or project for a living elected public official
HB 2088 - Including Pine Terrace in Cross Lanes, Kanawha County into the State Road System
HB 2093 - Requiring the Commissioner of Highways to require bonds be posted in connection with major construction, mineral extraction and in
HB 2107 - Exempting county school boards of education school buses from paying tolls for transit over the West Virginia Turnpike or any park
HB 2125 - Giving bicycle, pedestrian and transit ways full consideration in the planning and development and redevelopment of state roads, r
HB 2126 - Providing a clear zone in the event that a vehicle is stopped along a highway
HB 2151 - Requiring the West Virginia Commissioner of Highways to use recycled materials in construction or maintenance of roads and highway
HB 2157 - Relating to signage for construction zones
HB 2279 - Relating to towing companies notifying the DMV of abandoned vehicles
HB 2320 - Giving local authorities the authority to decrease the speed limit on streets and highways where school buses travel in its jurisd
HB 2458 - Raising the speed limit for cars and one ton trucks on certain portions of Interstate highways
HB 2472 - Increasing the speed limit from 60 mph to 70 mph on a specific section of I-77
HB 2494 - Complete Streets Act
HB 2559 - Requiring all debt obligations of the West Virginia parkways authority to be satisfied by February 1, 2020
HB 2562 - Prohibiting the West Virginia Parkways Authority to borrow funds
HB 2718 - Creating the Keyser-McCool Bridge Fund and providing construction of the Keyser-McCool Bridge
HB 2928 - Supplementing, amending, decreasing, and increasing items of the existing appropriations from the State Road Fund to the Departmen
HB 2976 - Creating a fund for pothole repair contributed to by private businesses or entities
HB 3002 - Requiring the Parkways Authority to provide free daily toll passes for veterans under certain circumstances
HB 3021 - Relating to operating a bicycle or overtaking a bicycle on a roadway
HB 3025 - Relating to illuminated flashing yellow signals
HB 3109 - Prohibiting a person from driving in the passing lane of a highway when not passing another vehicle under certain circumstances

Rule Making Authority (5 Bills)
HB 2171 - Relating to review of state administrative agency rule-making
HB 2190 - Requiring the West Virginia Secondary School Activities Commission to propose legislative rules concerning concussions
HB 2573 - Authorizing boards that issue licenses to engage in the manufacture, distribution or dispensing of controlled substances to set fe
HB 2876 - Requiring that legislative rules be reviewed five years after initial approval by the Legislative Rule-Making Review Committee and
HB 3104 - Authorizing certain legislative rules regarding higher education

Safety (34 Bills)
HB 2002 - Providing for the use of neck braces by football players
HB 2012 - Including a clearer definition of hazing within West Virginia's antihazing statute
HB 2021 - Requiring the Mine Foreman Examiner review the employment history and certify that the applicant for the position of underground a
HB 2023 - Requiring that protective fencing be placed along railroad lines operating adjacent to public schools
HB 2048 - Authorizing the sale of prohibited fireworks
HB 2054 - The Healthy and Safe Workplace Act
HB 2066 - Requiring the posting of material data safety sheets and documentation of fracking fluid components
HB 2073 - Requiring that permanent and temporary battery charging stations in mines be ventilated directly to the return on a separate split
HB 2159 - Relating to safety and welfare of employees
HB 2190 - Requiring the West Virginia Secondary School Activities Commission to propose legislative rules concerning concussions
HB 2209 - Relating to the control of potentially dangerous wild animals
HB 2222 - Relating to determining the appropriate penalty to impose against operators who fail to provide immediate notice upon the occurren
HB 2232 - Requiring the Superintendent of the State Police to implement a plan to increase the number of troopers
HB 2245 - Requiring the use of helmets by skateboarders
HB 2265 - Relating to the school access safety act
HB 2278 - Protecting nonfamily or nonhousehold members from sexual offenses, stalking and harassment
HB 2354 - Requiring onsite employees at certain public works construction projects to complete an Occupational Safety and Health Administrat
HB 2437 - Exempting of certain public safety training courses from payment of consumer sales tax
HB 2453 - Expanding the Amber Alert Plan; "SKYLAR'S LAW"
HB 2505 - Increasing civil penalties imposed by the Public Service Commission for pipeline safety violations
HB 2547 - Repealing provisions establishing a system for the issuance of personal safety orders
HB 2591 - Creating the Healthy Workplace Act
HB 2717 - Requiring that deputy sheriffs be issued ballistic vests upon law-enforcement certification
HB 2757 - "Felicity's Law"
HB 2782 - Relating generally to personal safety orders
HB 2919 - Increasing the amount of compensation a member of a county board of education may receive for attending certain meetings
HB 2936 - Relating to the regulation of fireworks
HB 2954 - Requiring that members of the Mine Safety Technology Task Force are paid the same compensation as members of the Legislature
HB 2996 - Relating to smoke detectors in one-and two-family dwellings
HB 3020 - Improving boat dock and marina safety
HB 3021 - Relating to operating a bicycle or overtaking a bicycle on a roadway
HB 3025 - Relating to illuminated flashing yellow signals
HB 3043 - Including methane monitoring equipment as eligible safety equipment for tax credit purposes
HB 3131 - Providing that all persons have the right to be free from violence

Salaries (37 Bills)
HB 2028 - Relating to the employment and compensation of school service personnel
HB 2029 - Requiring the reporting and publication of all compensation, including contingent compensation, paid to lobbyists for all lobbying
HB 2035 - Providing full daily rate of pay for substitute teachers if they have in excess of ten instructional days in the same school year
HB 2043 - Establishing school service personnel class title and pay grade for the positions of "Administrative Assistant" and "Legal Secreta
HB 2074 - Providing a two thousand eight dollar salary increase for each employee of the Division of Corrections
HB 2075 - Increasing compensation of membership of the West Virginia State Police
HB 2097 - Providing for career development and establishing a pay scale for Alcohol Beverage Commission inspectors, enforcement agents and s
HB 2147 - Establishing a minimum number of troopers to provide basic law enforcement services, and providing members of the West Virginia St
HB 2199 - Increasing the salaries of magistrates who serve populations of eight thousand four hundred or more
HB 2226 - Requiring that State Police officers be compensated for time when they are required to be on standby and providing a stipend for h
HB 2236 - Providing a salary supplement for providers of medicaid eligible services in the public schools
HB 2252 - Authorizing the equal pay commission to study the "glass ceiling" concept
HB 2281 - Increasing the pay grade of cafeteria managers
HB 2335 - Increasing compensation for conservation officers
HB 2343 - Increasing the educational increment for school service personnel
HB 2376 - Increasing salary increments paid to principals and assistant principals
HB 2377 - Increasing the amount of annual and incremental salary increases for eligible state employees
HB 2413 - Compensating all state magistrates, magistrate assistants, magistrate court clerks equally
HB 2434 - Relating to compensation in the magistrate court system
HB 2549 - Increasing salaries of those magistrates and their staffs whose salaries were reduced
HB 2575 - Setting West Virginia prevailing wage rates by county
HB 2576 - Repealing requirements that prevailing wages be paid in connection with the construction of public improvements
HB 2605 - Relating to the time final wages are required to be paid to discharged employees
HB 2606 - Permitting the State Rail Authority to set the salary of the executive director
HB 2750 - Updating and revising the law governing the practice of dentistry
HB 2752 - Exempting construction performed on behalf of educational authorities from prevailing wage requirements
HB 2753 - Establishing prevailing hourly rates to be used in connection with the construction of public improvements
HB 2799 - Allowing county commissions broad discretion in setting the salaries of county elected officials
HB 2825 - Relating to certain appointive state officers salaries
HB 2839 - Relating to payment of employees separated from payroll before paydays
HB 2887 - Increasing compensation, after July 1, 2013, of elected county officials and county commissioners for each class of county
HB 2954 - Requiring that members of the Mine Safety Technology Task Force are paid the same compensation as members of the Legislature
HB 3015 - Providing an increase in compensation for natural resources police officers
HB 3023 - Providing county commissioners an ongoing mechanism to consider compensation increases for elected officials
HB 3050 - Relating to salary increases for teachers based on residential housing costs
HB 3096 - Increasing the compensation caps for secretary-clerks and case coordinators in the family court system
HB 3105 - Granting all public employees a $1,000 per year permanent pay increase

Secretary of State (7 Bills)
HB 2019 - Relating to elections
HB 2091 - Relating to election complaint procedure
HB 2542 - Relating to publication of the State Register
HB 2553 - Authorizing the Secretary of State to administratively dissolve certain business entities
HB 2554 - Providing a procedure for the Secretary of State to reinstate certificates of authority for foreign corporations
HB 2567 - Relating to limited partnerships
HB 3139 - Authorizing qualified investigators employed by the Secretary of State to carry a firearm and concealed weapon

Senior Citizens (12 Bills)
HB 2007 - Establishing a program for reprogramming cellular telephones and distributing to seniors for making emergency calls
HB 2102 - Excluding federal interest income when applying the income exclusion available to those sixty-five years of age or older and to pe
HB 2267 - Creating the Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program Fund
HB 2268 - Increasing the maximum personal income tax exemption for persons over the age of sixty-five and for persons who are totally disabl
HB 2274 - Raising the maximum personal income tax exemption for persons over the age of sixty-five and for persons who are totally disabled
HB 2855 - Permitting persons sixty years of age and older to hunt deer with a crossbow
HB 2856 - Prohibiting discrimination based upon age or sexual orientation
HB 2878 - Clarifying that a valid West Virginia identification card is an acceptable form of ID to prove age and residency for purposes of o
HB 3030 - Relating to Class XS senior resident lifetime licenses
HB 3078 - Raising the maximum personal income tax exemption for persons over the age of sixty-five and for persons who are totally disabled
HB 3095 - Relating to discounts at state parks for elderly and disabled persons
HB 3120 - Relating to taking fish and game by proxy

Social Security (3 Bills)
HB 2284 - Exempting social security benefits from West Virginia personal income
HB 2484 - Exempting the first twenty thousand dollars of state pensions and social security benefits from West Virginia personal income tax
HB 2793 - Relating to calculation of West Virginia adjusted gross income for personal income tax purposes

Taxation (And Related Subheadings) (2 Bills)
HB 2432 - Requiring that any new or increased municipal taxes or fees must have a defined purpose
HB 2744 - Allowing a tax deduction for all prepaid tuition contracts or college savings plan

Taxation -- Consumers Sales Tax (14 Bills)
HB 2048 - Authorizing the sale of prohibited fireworks
HB 2072 - Creating an annual exemption for clothing, footwear and school supplies
HB 2119 - Imposing an excise tax on the sale or rental of obscene materials
HB 2150 - Taxing of utility terrain vehicles
HB 2180 - Exempting from the sales and use tax special equipment installed in a motor vehicle for the use of a person with physical disabili
HB 2231 - Reducing the wholesale tax on heating fuel, off road fuels, kerosene and propane used for home heating purposes or off road use
HB 2234 - Exempting nonprofit, tax exempt corporations or organizations affiliated with a church from consumer sales and service tax
HB 2321 - Increasing the barrel tax on nonintoxicating beer
HB 2437 - Exempting of certain public safety training courses from payment of consumer sales tax
HB 2754 - Relating to further defining a retailer engaging in business in this state for purposes of sales and use taxes
HB 2910 - Allowing the State Tax Commissioner to divert and use lottery prizes to pay the unpaid tax liabilities of lottery prize winners
HB 2921 - Providing an exemption on sales of motor vehicles using natural gas or dual purpose motor vehicles using a combination of gasoline
HB 2993 - Allowing counties and municipalities to levy a sales tax on food and beverages sold at restaurants
HB 3033 - Relating to taxes on motor fuels, aviation fuels and consumer sales and service

Taxation -- Mines & Minerals (3 Bills)
HB 2313 - Permitting surface owners to purchase the mineral interests that lay below the property when the mineral interest becomes subject
HB 2826 - Relating to the state's jurisdiction over reclaimed sites of bond-forfeited surface mining operations
HB 3072 - West Virginia coal employment enhancement act

Taxation -- Motor Vehicles (2 Bills)
HB 2129 - Permitting the transfer of tax credits for the purchase of alternative-fuel vehicles
HB 2812 - Relating to the valuation of motor vehicles for purposes of ad valorem property taxes

Taxation -- Personal & Corporate Income Tax (33 Bills)
HB 2018 - Requiring racetracks who are licensed to operate video lottery terminals pay a fee of one thousand dollars for each machine and th
HB 2101 - Reducing state income tax liability for certain retired public employees
HB 2102 - Excluding federal interest income when applying the income exclusion available to those sixty-five years of age or older and to pe
HB 2104 - Allowing quarterly payment of real and personal property taxes
HB 2116 - Income tax deduction for gifts to West Virginia charities
HB 2117 - Income tax exemption for veterans who locate in West Virginia following separation from service
HB 2154 - Authorizing a corporation net income tax credit for reducing charges for home heating fuel and propane gas provided to low-income
HB 2174 - Reducing federal adjusted gross income for recent graduates of higher education institutions
HB 2202 - Exempting income received by retired public employees and retired teachers through their state retirement systems from personal in
HB 2204 - Allowing a credit against state personal income tax for the purchase of a new wood or pellet stove
HB 2217 - Reducing the corporate net income tax rate to five point nine percent effective the first day of July, two thousand eleven
HB 2268 - Increasing the maximum personal income tax exemption for persons over the age of sixty-five and for persons who are totally disabl
HB 2271 - Retaining nursing educators
HB 2274 - Raising the maximum personal income tax exemption for persons over the age of sixty-five and for persons who are totally disabled
HB 2276 - Providing a tax incentive to dental practitioners to perform dental services at no cost to indigent patients
HB 2284 - Exempting social security benefits from West Virginia personal income
HB 2302 - Providing a personal income tax modification for certain retirees who are in long-term care facilities
HB 2307 - Reducing the corporation net income tax rate
HB 2369 - Providing a personal income tax exemption for living organ donors
HB 2373 - Authorizing a refundable tax credit based upon the federal earned income tax credit
HB 2402 - Exempting disabled veterans who have suffered a hundred percent total and permanent service-connected disability from state incom
HB 2422 - Providing an additional decreasing modification reducing federal adjusted gross income for income earned by certain military perso
HB 2484 - Exempting the first twenty thousand dollars of state pensions and social security benefits from West Virginia personal income tax
HB 2515 - Updating the meaning of federal taxable income and certain other terms used in the West Virginia Corporation Net Income Tax Act
HB 2516 - Updating the meaning of federal adjusted gross income and certain other terms used in the West Virginia Personal Income Tax Act
HB 2519 - Relating to reallocation and repatriation of certain funds to the General Revenue Fund
HB 2745 - Exempting undergraduate students attending state colleges or universities for the first two years postgraduation, from the payment
HB 2793 - Relating to calculation of West Virginia adjusted gross income for personal income tax purposes
HB 2903 - Creating the Economic Fairness Act of 2013
HB 2950 - Providing cable operators and satellite television providers a tax credit for offering consumers ala carte service
HB 2958 - Permitting deed of trust or mortgage interest paid on taxpayers' personal residences to be used as a deduction for personal income
HB 3014 - Relating to pension benefits exempt from state income taxation
HB 3078 - Raising the maximum personal income tax exemption for persons over the age of sixty-five and for persons who are totally disabled

Taxation -- Property (23 Bills)
HB 2006 - Permitting counties, county boards of education and municipalities to impose an additional levy
HB 2038 - Clarifying the notice and service requirements for a notice to redeem to be provided to the delinquent taxpayer at the mailing ad
HB 2077 - Providing a three percent cap on any increase in assessment on real property that is the primary residence
HB 2104 - Allowing quarterly payment of real and personal property taxes
HB 2182 - Creating the West Virginia Innovation Free-Trade Business Technology Property Valuation Act and the West Virginia Innovation Free-
HB 2308 - Relating to the excise tax on the privilege of transferring real property and using the tax to reimburse counties for regional jai
HB 2328 - Relating to collection of delinquent taxes
HB 2353 - Clarifying an exception that allow sheriffs to collect property taxes in more than two installments
HB 2430 - Exempting the construction or addition of active solar energy systems from real and personal property taxation
HB 2444 - Capping a property tax increase resulting from an increase from the three-year reappraisal
HB 2464 - Relating to assessment of personal property of transients
HB 2467 - Requiring the county to reimburse a property owner of expenses incurred in contesting a reappraisal
HB 2486 - Limiting the amount a property reappraisal can increase
HB 2574 - Relating to the right of an owner of real estate to set aside a tax deed
HB 2585 - Increasing the time to file a petition in response to notice of an increased assessment
HB 2840 - Relating to valuation and assessment of property for ad valorem property taxation
HB 2847 - Relating to the collection of delinquent real property and personal property taxes
HB 2914 - Relating to conformity with the international fuel tax agreement
HB 2927 - Relating to publication of list of delinquent real estate
HB 2958 - Permitting deed of trust or mortgage interest paid on taxpayers' personal residences to be used as a deduction for personal income
HB 3040 - Relating generally to the tax treatment of manufacturing entities
HB 3047 - Establishing the Tax Reduction Fund in the State Treasury
HB 3056 - Providing a special method for valuation of certain wireless technology property for property taxes

Taxation -- Roads & Fuel (7 Bills)
HB 2098 - Exempting existing churches from paying tax on propane and other forms of heating oil
HB 2129 - Permitting the transfer of tax credits for the purchase of alternative-fuel vehicles
HB 2229 - Exempting special fuel and propane used for home heating purposes from the motor fuel excise tax
HB 2231 - Reducing the wholesale tax on heating fuel, off road fuels, kerosene and propane used for home heating purposes or off road use
HB 2529 - Reducing the motor fuel excise tax
HB 2598 - Exempting heating oil for residential use from the Motor Fuel Excise Tax
HB 2886 - Relating to the taxation of alternative fuel

Taxation (And Related Subheadings) (26 Bills)
HB 2006 - Permitting counties, county boards of education and municipalities to impose an additional levy
HB 2015 - Eliminating the ad valorem tax for barren coal properties
HB 2016 - Funding for substance abuse services through increased taxes on beer, wine and liquor
HB 2060 - Increasing the soft drinks tax
HB 2360 - Relating to public school support computation of local share
HB 2435 - Relating to severance taxes collected for privilege of producing oil or natural gas
HB 2462 - Removing the expiration date for the tax rate on eligible acute care hospitals
HB 2474 - Authorizing tax credits for parents and legal guardians whose children are in a home schooling program
HB 2506 - Relating to the tax credit for alternative fuel motor vehicles
HB 2514 - Lowering the total amount of tax credits available under the Film Industry Investment Act
HB 2515 - Updating the meaning of federal taxable income and certain other terms used in the West Virginia Corporation Net Income Tax Act
HB 2578 - Creating the Good Jobs Internet Reporting Act
HB 2739 - Relating to the business and occupation tax
HB 2795 - Reallocating and dedicating three percent of oil and gas severance tax revenues
HB 2848 - Providing the process for requesting a refund after forfeiture of rights to a tax deed
HB 2875 - Relating to residential solar energy tax credits
HB 2910 - Allowing the State Tax Commissioner to divert and use lottery prizes to pay the unpaid tax liabilities of lottery prize winners
HB 2912 - Relating to disclosure of confidential taxpayer information
HB 2916 - Eliminating eligibility of expenses for qualified rehabilitated building investment credit for residential structures
HB 2962 - Relating to exemptions from the tax on the privilege of severing natural gas and oil
HB 2974 - Relating to a tax deduction allowed for capital expenditures from the corporate net income tax
HB 3043 - Including methane monitoring equipment as eligible safety equipment for tax credit purposes
HB 3051 - Relating to fees charged for natural gas drilling waste fluids injected into underground injection control wells
HB 3052 - Exempting from excise taxation the transfer of real property from an individual to a wholly-owned subsidiary
HB 3064 - Allowing the general public to use certain certified timberland for certain recreational purposes for that property to maintain it
HB 3097 - Entitling natural resource producers to the economic opportunity tax credit

Technology (24 Bills)
HB 2070 - Allowing the use of traffic law photo-monitoring devices
HB 2081 - Making electronic payments subject to the same fees as are currently permitted for returned checks
HB 2111 - Employing best available control technology to control air pollution
HB 2142 - Providing a criminal penalty for transmitting bulk electronic mail messages which are unsolicited
HB 2182 - Creating the West Virginia Innovation Free-Trade Business Technology Property Valuation Act and the West Virginia Innovation Free-
HB 2211 - Imposing advanced recovery fees on consumers for the purchase of electronic devices
HB 2257 - Creating a publicly accessible database of information relevant to all horizontally drilled wells
HB 2337 - Creating the criminal offense of online impersonation
HB 2411 - Relating to development of broadband infrastructure and broadband deployment in this state
HB 2566 - Relating to institutional operating budgets
HB 2762 - Creating an exemption from licensure as an adjuster for certain individuals who conduct data entry into an automated claims adjudi
HB 2780 - Relating generally to multidisciplinary team meetings for juveniles committed to the custody of the West Virginia Division of Juve
HB 2865 - Relating to electronic registration of voters
HB 2966 - Relating to employment and privacy protection
HB 2968 - Authorizing the use of an additional medium for use in archiving the records
HB 2971 - Creating the Uniform Real Property Electronic Recording Act
HB 2979 - Relating to broadband deployment projects
HB 2982 - Prohibiting the use of calculators for teaching purposes in grades K through eight
HB 3056 - Providing a special method for valuation of certain wireless technology property for property taxes
HB 3057 - Establishing the offense of operating a motor vehicle using a wearable computer with a head-mounted display
HB 3066 - Prohibiting the denial of insurance coverage based on the prohibited use of electronic communications devices
HB 3090 - Relating to duties of the Chief Technology Officer with regard to security of government information
HB 3116 - Relating to reimbursement for copies of medical records
HB 3153 - Relating to retailer electronic waste collection

Tobacco and Tobacco Products (5 Bills)
HB 2365 - Banning of flavored tobacco products
HB 2912 - Relating to disclosure of confidential taxpayer information
HB 2992 - Eliminating duplicative reporting requirements imposed on distributors of imported cigarettes
HB 3003 - Facilitating compliance with the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement
HB 3138 - Raising the excise tax on cigarettes and all other tobacco products

Tourism (2 Bills)
HB 2600 - Creating resort area districts
HB 2991 - Providing that a wine retailer may be licensed as a retail dealer in nonintoxicating beer for the limited purpose of selling nonin

Transportation (7 Bills)
HB 2289 - Requiring that transportation to and from school be provided for each child that needs or desires transportation
HB 2375 - No State-Funded Transportation for Abortion Act
HB 2510 - Creating a vendor transportation program
HB 2511 - Relating to the funding of transportation public-private partnership projects
HB 2544 - Improving state emergency preparedness
HB 2559 - Requiring all debt obligations of the West Virginia parkways authority to be satisfied by February 1, 2020
HB 2928 - Supplementing, amending, decreasing, and increasing items of the existing appropriations from the State Road Fund to the Departmen

Treasurer (1 Bills)
HB 2837 - Amending various provisions of the Code affecting the Treasurer's Office

Unemployment Compensation (2 Bills)
HB 2251 - Providing for the payment of unemployment compensation when a person misses work due to domestic violence
HB 2336 - Removing the receipt of an annuity, pension or other retirement pay as a disqualification for unemployment compensation benefits

Uniform Laws (3 Bills)
HB 2089 - Uniform Premarital Agreement Act
HB 2346 - The Uniform Debt Management Services Act
HB 3101 - Updating the Uniform Common Interest Ownership Act

Utilities (8 Bills)
HB 2154 - Authorizing a corporation net income tax credit for reducing charges for home heating fuel and propane gas provided to low-income
HB 2210 - Relating to energy efficiency for electric and gas utilities and their customers
HB 2316 - Awarding credits for use of alternative and renewable energy resources
HB 2358 - Stopping accelerated rate recovery because of adverse effects of constructing transmission facilities and revising the definition
HB 2751 - Requiring telephone companies and cellular telephone companies to provide the names, address, and telephone numbers of its custome
HB 2803 - Requiring electric utilities to implement integrated resource plans
HB 2858 - Relating generally to consumer rate relief bonds
HB 3115 - Requiring the Public Service Commission to include additional information in its annual report

Vendors (7 Bills)
HB 2510 - Creating a vendor transportation program
HB 2715 - Implementing purchasing reforms
HB 2716 - Relating to the West Virginia Fairness in Competitive Bidding Act
HB 2813 - Relating generally to the purchasing division
HB 3076 - West Virginia Buy American Act of 2013
HB 3093 - Relating to certification requirements for applicators who paint state bridges
HB 3150 - Relating generally to purchasing

Vital Records (7 Bills)
HB 2172 - Redefining the term "public record" as it is used in the Freedom of Information Act
HB 2332 - Relating to confidential records
HB 2473 - Requiring all state activities and records to be in English
HB 2485 - Requiring health care providers to release unemancipated minor's medical records for drug testing to a parent or legal guardian wi
HB 2542 - Relating to publication of the State Register
HB 2968 - Authorizing the use of an additional medium for use in archiving the records
HB 3090 - Relating to duties of the Chief Technology Officer with regard to security of government information

Water Resources (13 Bills)
HB 2061 - Requiring operators to post a bond for each well and to condition the release of the bond
HB 2064 - Requiring a driller or owner of a natural gas well who contaminates a groundwater aquifer to remediate the aquifer until it meets
HB 2065 - Relating to ground water contamination and spills associated with the stimulation of wells using the fracking process
HB 2136 - Providing landowners of property adjacent to proposed well sites copies of the application, the erosion and sediment control plan
HB 2254 - Requiring an emergency, temporary and permanent water supply when gas and oil operations have resulted in contamination, diminutio
HB 2256 - Establishing a cradle to grave monitoring system for withdrawals of water used in the development of natural wells
HB 2258 - Requiring the center of all new gas wells to be more than one thousand feet from water wells or six hundred twenty-five feet from
HB 2352 - Clarifying that the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection does not assume a mine operator's obligations or liabilit
HB 2362 - Relating to water pollution control
HB 2579 - Revising state water quality standard for Selenium
HB 2593 - Establishing a water quality-based effluent limit for selenium discharges
HB 3026 - Relating to the determination of the amount of grant awards for Chesapeake Bay watershed compliance projects and the Greenbrier Ri
HB 3071 - Relating to civil penalties and civil administrative penalties for violations of the Water Pollution Control Act

Weapons (19 Bills)
HB 2431 - Modifying the application process for obtaining a state license to carry a concealed deadly weapon
HB 2459 - Permitting certain holders of concealed weapons permits to carry weapons of the grounds and buildings on the State Capitol Complex
HB 2465 - Creating a uniform regulation of firearms, ammunition, and firearm accessories
HB 2552 - Providing an exception to magistrates and municipal court judges from the requirement of having a license to carry a concealed wea
HB 2560 - Providing exceptions to the prohibition of the possession of deadly weapons on premises of educational facilities
HB 2561 - Relating to the training requirement for a concealed weapons license
HB 2602 - Providing full faith and credit to nonresidents who have permits or licenses to carry handguns in their states
HB 2604 - Exempting honorably discharged veterans of the armed forces of the United States from payment of fees and costs required by this
HB 2787 - Permitting family court judges and magistrates to carry concealed handguns without a permit
HB 2832 - Creating the "Firearm Protection Act"
HB 2836 - Allowing certain Commission on Special Investigations personnel the right to carry firearms
HB 2855 - Permitting persons sixty years of age and older to hunt deer with a crossbow
HB 2866 - Providing an exception to allow a resident of a dwelling house to discharge a firearm in a lawful manner within five hundred feet
HB 2869 - Providing for judges and magistrates of West Virginia Courts to carry concealed firearms
HB 2889 - Recognizing the right of judges and magistrates of West Virginia Courts who are licensed to carry a concealed weapon to carry a co
HB 2894 - Allowing the Division of Corrections and Regional Jail Authority employees who are authorized to carry a weapon to carry concealed
HB 2911 - Exempting records of concealed weapon license applications and issuance from disclosure under the West Virginia Freedom of Inform
HB 2967 - Prohibiting the publication of the identities of persons who have been issued licenses to carry a concealed deadly weapon
HB 3139 - Authorizing qualified investigators employed by the Secretary of State to carry a firearm and concealed weapon

Workers Compensation (7 Bills)
HB 2184 - Requiring review and approval of final settlements of Workers' Compensation awards
HB 2451 - Providing that taxicab companies are not required to subscribe to or pay into the Workers' Compensation Fund
HB 2466 - Requiring that medical treatment and prescription medications be continued throughout the appeal process in Workers' Compensation
HB 2543 - Specifying that the subsidy provided to volunteer fire departments to offset certain workers' compensation premium increases apply
HB 2945 - Relating to the distribution of state funds to volunteer fire departments
HB 2959 - Relating to workers' compensation
HB 3069 - Relating to access to justice

Zoning (2 Bills)
HB 2137 - Enacting zoning ordinances that regulate drilling and hydraulic fracturing activity
HB 2924 - Authorizing counties to create urban growth boundaries

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