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Abortion (18 Bills)
SB 43 - Prohibiting abortion motivated by gender of fetus
SB 48 - Requiring all available medical care of fetus following abortion
SB 64 - Prohibiting abortions at state college or university medical facilities; exception
SB 93 - Relating to parental notification of abortion on minor
SB 405 - Limiting health insurance coverage for elective abortions to supplemental policies
SB 487 - Creating WV Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act
SB 660 - Limiting health insurance coverage for elective abortions to supplemental policies

Actions and Suits (4 Bills)
SB 2 - Limiting landowner's civil liability for hunting injuries
SB 24 - Subjecting actions brought against nursing homes to Medical Professional Liability Act
SB 32 - Relating to evidentiary provisions of Wiretapping and Electronic Surveillance Act
SB 72 - Creating WV Criminal and Civil Forfeiture Act
SB 121 - Creating Fund for Civil Legal Services for Low-Income Persons
SB 176 - Relating to tort liability actions
SB 215 - Limiting punitive damages awarded in personal injury or wrongful death cases
SB 390 - Increasing threshold of defendant's liability in tort action involving multiple defendants
SB 416 - Requiring prisoners exhaust administrative remedies prior to bringing civil suit
SB 450 - Establishing comparative fault standard
SB 484 - Providing immunity from liability for ski patrol rendering emergency assistance
SB 555 - Creating loser-pays civil justice system
SB 587 - Adopting several liability in tortious conduct actions
SB 637 - Limiting medical monitoring in civil actions concerning hazardous or toxic substances
SB 639 - Prohibiting state resident from being joined with nonresident as defendant in certain civil actions

Acts (1 Bills)
SB 16 - Creating Grieving Parents Act
SB 21 - Creating Health Care Provider Transparency Act
SB 24 - Subjecting actions brought against nursing homes to Medical Professional Liability Act
SB 32 - Relating to evidentiary provisions of Wiretapping and Electronic Surveillance Act
SB 39 - Creating Jobs Impact Statement Act
SB 41 - Creating Support our Law Enforcement and Safe Neighborhoods Act
SB 50 - Creating WV Land Stewardship Corporation Act
SB 52 - Relating to Rural Health Initiative Act
SB 56 - Creating Intrastate Coal and Use Act
SB 68 - Creating WV Firearms Freedom Act
SB 72 - Creating WV Criminal and Civil Forfeiture Act
SB 103 - Creating WV Commuter Rail Access Act
SB 113 - Creating Civil Justice Reform Act of 2013
SB 122 - Creating Creative Communities Development Act
SB 148 - Creating Medication Therapy Management Act
SB 158 - Creating Complete Streets Act
SB 159 - Creating Uniform Real Property Transfer on Death Act
SB 160 - Creating Conditional Early Release Bond Act
SB 164 - Creating State Labor Relations Act
SB 170 - Creating Keep Jobs in West Virginia Act
SB 187 - Creating Jobs Impact Statement Act
SB 200 - Relating to Eyewitness Identification Act
SB 342 - Creating WV Land Stewardship Corporation Act
SB 346 - Creating Appraisal Management Companies Registration Act
SB 353 - Establishing First Informer Broadcasters Act
SB 374 - Creating WV Benefit Corporation Act
SB 386 - Relating to personal safety orders
SB 396 - Creating WV Religious Freedom Restoration Act
SB 397 - Creating Protecting West Virginia's Investments Act
SB 402 - Relating to Domestic Violence Act
SB 406 - Relating to Deputy Sheriff Retirement System Act
SB 418 - Relating to Emergency Medical Services Retirement System Act
SB 420 - Creating Firearm Protection Act
SB 466 - Creating Dangerous Wild Animals Act
SB 487 - Creating WV Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act
SB 490 - Creating Equine Facilities and Care Act
SB 517 - Creating WV Fair Health Insurance Act of 2013
SB 520 - Creating WV Project Launchpad Act, WV Project Launchpad for Economic Development Property Valuation Act and Promoting WV Employmen
SB 574 - Creating WV Buy American Act of 2013
SB 591 - Creating WV Infrastructure Emergency Response Act of 2013
SB 618 - Creating Tax Revenue Act of 2013
SB 644 - Creating WV Public Competitive Learning Academies Act of 2013
SB 655 - Creating Safe and Efficient Parkways Act
SB 663 - Creating WV Feed to Achieve Act

Advertising (5 Bills)
SB 142 - Relating to road and highway improvements by private investors
SB 597 - Permitting county boards of education to sell advertising on school bus exteriors

Agriculture (3 Bills)
SB 47 - Creating General Livestock Trespass Law
SB 218 - Including checkoff option on tax return for Jackson's Mill 4-H Camp
SB 341 - Relating to livestock fencing and trespassing
SB 470 - Permitting wine sale on Sunday mornings at fairs and festivals
SB 490 - Creating Equine Facilities and Care Act
SB 504 - Relating to cooperative associations
SB 662 - Establishing cap for collections into Department of Agriculture's land division special revenue account

Alcohol (9 Bills)
SB 152 - Requiring alcohol awareness education courses for certain employees of retailers and licensed private clubs
SB 172 - Relating to nonintoxicating beer distributor licensees
SB 470 - Permitting wine sale on Sunday mornings at fairs and festivals
SB 480 - Requiring alcohol servers obtain alcohol server permits
SB 498 - Relating to hearing location for Alcohol Beverage Control Administration's appeal hearings
SB 590 - Relating to sale of certain beer, wine and liquor

Animals (2 Bills)
SB 47 - Creating General Livestock Trespass Law
SB 61 - Exempting sales of medication prescribed by veterinarians from consumers sales and service tax
SB 104 - Providing personal income tax deduction for spaying or neutering
SB 115 - Relating generally to horse and dog racing
SB 144 - Creating Haas' Law to honor fallen law-enforcement canines
SB 202 - Creating WV Spay Neuter Assistance Program and Fund
SB 341 - Relating to livestock fencing and trespassing
SB 437 - Regulating commercial dog-breeding operations
SB 466 - Creating Dangerous Wild Animals Act
SB 468 - Creating WV Animal Abuse Registry
SB 490 - Creating Equine Facilities and Care Act
SB 608 - Relating to animal protection in shelters

Appropriations (6 Bills)
SB 143 - Budget Bill
SB 664 - Decreasing appropriations of public moneys in State Fund, General Revenue

Appropriations-Supplemental (18 Bills)
SB 197 - Expiring funds from State Fund, General Revenue, and making supplementary appropriations to various accounts
SB 207 - Expiring funds from State Fund, General Revenue, and making supplementary appropriations to various accounts
SB 208 - Making supplementary appropriation from State Fund, General Revenue, to Department of Commerce, Division of Labor, and DHHR, Divis
SB 209 - Making supplementary appropriation from State Fund, State Excess Lottery Revenue Fund, to DHHR, Division of Human Services
SB 523 - Making supplementary appropriation of unappropriated moneys to various accounts
SB 524 - Supplementing, amending, decreasing and increasing appropriations from State Road Fund to DOT
SB 525 - Making supplementary appropriation of federal funds to various accounts
SB 526 - Making supplementary appropriation of federal funds to DHHR, Division of Human Services-Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
SB 665 - Expiring funds from State Fund, General Revenue, and making supplementary appropriation to Attorney General and DHHR, Consolidated

Arbitration (10 Bills)
SB 532 - Prohibiting certain corporations engaging in predispute binding arbitration from receiving state funding, contracts or purchasing
SB 582 - Implementing terms of Uniform Arbitration Act

Associations (10 Bills)
SB 504 - Relating to cooperative associations

Attorney General (1 Bills)
SB 440 - Relating to disclosure of specified tax information for enforcement of Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement

Attorneys (15 Bills)
SB 53 - Clarifying appointment of attorney from public defender office as counsel for eligible clients
SB 383 - Authorizing family court judges appoint counsel in certain contempt cases
SB 384 - Increasing certified legal education credits required for court-appointed attorneys in juvenile cases
SB 606 - Awarding attorney fees in certain workers' compensation medical treatment cases

Audits/Auditing (2 Bills)
SB 154 - Relating to charitable organizations' audit requirements
SB 600 - Establishing one-time audit cost amnesty program for local governments with delinquent audit costs

Banks and Banking (13 Bills)
SB 84 - Providing lender with security interest to advance sums preventing collateral protection insurance lapse
SB 361 - Creating WV Homeowner Bill of Rights
SB 499 - Prohibiting sellers from placing surcharges on consumers for credit card usage
SB 506 - Relating to residency requirement of state-chartered banking institution directors
SB 588 - Requiring bonding for residential construction projects

Boards and Commissions (20 Bills)
SB 10 - Permitting independent initiation of disciplinary proceedings by certain licensing boards
SB 63 - Requiring equal number of county planning commission members from each magisterial district
SB 401 - Relating to Board of Registration for Professional Engineers
SB 452 - Increasing Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses membership
SB 471 - Clarifying "years of employment" includes county school board service for retirement purposes
SB 495 - Requiring public notice prior to real property acquisition by Outdoor Heritage Conservation Fund Board
SB 586 - Relating to licensure of barbers and cosmetologists
SB 598 - Qualifying certain NPDES permit holders for Environmental Quality Board membership
SB 642 - Relating to requirement of professional engineer serving on sanitary board

Bonds (2 Bills)
SB 85 - Permitting filing of bond in escrow to cover mechanic's lien
SB 150 - Relating to residential construction projects
SB 331 - Permitting Courthouse Facilities Improvement Authority to issue bonds
SB 424 - Terminating state's jurisdiction over certain surface mining operation sites
SB 516 - Modifying bond requirement for closing-out sales, fire sales and defunct business sales
SB 530 - Authorizing circuit and magistrate courts place surcharge on bail bonds to offset regional jail costs
SB 547 - Authorizing circuit and magistrate courts place surcharge on bail bonds to offset regional jail costs
SB 631 - Providing bonding authority to Affordable Housing Trust Fund
SB 649 - Requiring certain tobacco product manufacturers not participating in Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement to post bond

Buildings (21 Bills)
SB 659 - Requiring National Flood Insurance Program State Coordinator establish permit fees for certain project applications

Capitol Complex (105 Bills)
SB 333 - Relating to carrying concealed weapons on State Capitol Complex grounds

Charitable Organizations (15 Bills)
SB 154 - Relating to charitable organizations' audit requirements

Child Welfare (13 Bills)
SB 26 - Requiring health insurance coverage for hearing aids under certain circumstances
SB 28 - Relating to minors obtaining tattoos
SB 66 - Eliminating requirement that schools input data into WVEIS
SB 73 - Establishing criminal penalties for custodian's failure to report missing child
SB 93 - Relating to parental notification of abortion on minor
SB 105 - Waiving adoption filing fees in certain cases
SB 375 - Granting courts broad discretion in placing neglected or abused children
SB 382 - Relating generally to appointment and termination of guardians for minors
SB 384 - Increasing certified legal education credits required for court-appointed attorneys in juvenile cases
SB 385 - Allowing family court judge order child to be taken into custody in certain emergency situations
SB 389 - Relating to alternative nicotine products
SB 404 - Defining certain habitually absent student as neglected child
SB 407 - Relating generally to child support orders
SB 411 - Establishing child support insurance match program
SB 415 - Relating to multidisciplinary team meetings for juveniles in Division of Juvenile Services' custody
SB 461 - Relating to procedures and protections for child witnesses in domestic relations proceedings
SB 481 - Relating to juvenile mental health treatment
SB 502 - Clarifying language in Special Community-Based Pilot Demonstration Project to Improve Outcomes for At-Risk Youth
SB 559 - Expanding circuit court jurisdiction over certain juvenile status offenders
SB 568 - Allowing certain expelled students participate in Juvenile Drug Court
SB 601 - Relating generally to juvenile offenders
SB 609 - Implementing responsible parent program pilot project
SB 624 - Adjusting penalties for willful failure to pay child support
SB 628 - Authorizing Supreme Court establish pilot program to appoint probation officers to address truancy
SB 640 - Revising definition of "obscene matter" to contain specific matter harmful to minors
SB 661 - Creating TANF pilot program to promote educational achievement
SB 663 - Creating WV Feed to Achieve Act

Citizenship (2 Bills)
SB 41 - Creating Support our Law Enforcement and Safe Neighborhoods Act
SB 86 - Designating English official state language
SB 465 - Providing campground fee discount to youth groups undertaking certain community service projects

Civil Rights (4 Bills)
SB 486 - Prohibiting discrimination based upon age or sexual orientation

Civil Service (18 Bills)
SB 67 - Reinstating former paid fire department chiefs under certain circumstances
SB 351 - Allowing certain employees donate sick leave for leave donation program
SB 599 - Expanding number of hours temporary state personnel may work

Claims (2 Bills)
SB 496 - Finding and declaring certain claims against state
SB 572 - Relating to claims against counties, school districts or municipalities
SB 594 - Establishing Court of Claims procedure for unjust arrest, conviction or imprisonment claims
SB 625 - Relating to payment of claims against counties, school districts or municipalities
SB 643 - Relating to crime victim compensation awards

Code Repealed (19 Bills)
SB 47 - Creating General Livestock Trespass Law
SB 52 - Relating to Rural Health Initiative Act
SB 112 - Relating generally to suspension or revocation of driver's license
SB 193 - Repealing code relating to sterilization of mentally incompetent persons
SB 194 - Relating to DHHR contract procedures
SB 206 - Repealing code allowing sale of healthy beverages and soft drinks in schools
SB 336 - Relating to interscholastic athletics concussions and head injuries
SB 341 - Relating to livestock fencing and trespassing
SB 359 - Relating generally to reforming public education
SB 392 - Relating to regulation of fireworks
SB 402 - Relating to Domestic Violence Act
SB 413 - Extending WV Supreme Court of Appeals Public Campaign Financing Pilot Program
SB 432 - Relating generally to State Treasurer's Office
SB 450 - Establishing comparative fault standard
SB 461 - Relating to procedures and protections for child witnesses in domestic relations proceedings
SB 477 - Relating to electronic registration of voters
SB 492 - Authorizing rural resort community as limited gaming facility
SB 504 - Relating to cooperative associations
SB 517 - Creating WV Fair Health Insurance Act of 2013
SB 518 - Authorizing Insurance Commissioner propose emergency and legislative rules for certain reviews
SB 527 - Relating to process of filling vacancies in certain elected offices
SB 535 - Relating to process for maintaining voter registration lists
SB 570 - Cleaning up outdated language in code relating to elections
SB 579 - Updating code relating to absentee and early in-person voting
SB 580 - Relating generally to practice of dentistry
SB 586 - Relating to licensure of barbers and cosmetologists
SB 605 - Eliminating duplicative reporting requirements on imported cigarettes
SB 663 - Creating WV Feed to Achieve Act

Commerce (2 Bills)
SB 139 - Regulating certain purchases of precious metals and gems

Communications (12 Bills)
SB 32 - Relating to evidentiary provisions of Wiretapping and Electronic Surveillance Act
SB 353 - Establishing First Informer Broadcasters Act
SB 556 - Relating to broadband deployment projects
SB 604 - Expanding definition of "electioneering communication"
SB 607 - Prohibiting certain noncompetition clauses in broadcast industry employee contracts
SB 634 - Imposing tax on telecommunications businesses to benefit Division of Tourism's promotion and maintenance of outdoor activities

Consumer Protection (31 Bills)
SB 84 - Providing lender with security interest to advance sums preventing collateral protection insurance lapse
SB 150 - Relating to residential construction projects
SB 361 - Creating WV Homeowner Bill of Rights
SB 410 - Relating to property insurance coverage denied or canceled due to natural causes
SB 434 - Prohibiting increase of motor vehicle insurance premium under certain circumstances
SB 459 - Relating to warranties for used motor vehicles
SB 499 - Prohibiting sellers from placing surcharges on consumers for credit card usage
SB 534 - Correcting internal code reference regarding insurance information disclosure
SB 588 - Requiring bonding for residential construction projects

Contracts (11 Bills)
SB 71 - Requiring descriptions of easements and rights-of-way include width in addition to centerline; exception
SB 348 - Lowering threshold amount triggering low contract bidder to submit list of subcontractors
SB 363 - Implementing purchasing reforms
SB 635 - Permitting landlord to terminate lease on multitenant commercial property under certain circumstances

Corporations and Business Entities (2 Bills)
SB 70 - Authorizing Secretary of State dissolve corporate entities or revoke certificates of authority under certain circumstances
SB 79 - Prohibiting fractional pricing in retail gasoline sales
SB 151 - Requiring corporations disclose expenditures for political activities
SB 175 - Extending time period employer has to pay final wages to terminated employee
SB 357 - Including commercial campsite in definition of "hotel" for hotel occupancy tax purposes
SB 374 - Creating WV Benefit Corporation Act
SB 479 - Providing procedure for foreign corporations reinstate in same manner as limited liability companies
SB 516 - Modifying bond requirement for closing-out sales, fire sales and defunct business sales
SB 532 - Prohibiting certain corporations engaging in predispute binding arbitration from receiving state funding, contracts or purchasing
SB 632 - Creating emergency generators tax credit for certain businesses

Corrections (3 Bills)
SB 4 - Requiring certain defendants pay cost of incarceration
SB 141 - Dedicating proceeds from county excise tax on transfer of real property to regional jails and substance abuse programs
SB 160 - Creating Conditional Early Release Bond Act
SB 165 - Requiring presentence reports consider financial costs
SB 362 - Dedicating proceeds from county excise tax on transfer of real property to regional jails
SB 371 - Relating to prison overcrowding
SB 416 - Requiring prisoners exhaust administrative remedies prior to bringing civil suit
SB 423 - Providing certain convicted persons reduction in sentence
SB 494 - Implementing responsible parent program pilot project
SB 522 - Relating to collection and processing of certain court fees
SB 530 - Authorizing circuit and magistrate courts place surcharge on bail bonds to offset regional jail costs
SB 547 - Authorizing circuit and magistrate courts place surcharge on bail bonds to offset regional jail costs
SB 584 - Creating Pretrial Release Program
SB 609 - Implementing responsible parent program pilot project
SB 610 - Renaming Industrial Home for Youth as Salem Correctional Center; placing Salem and Parkersburg correctional centers under Division
SB 623 - Relating to funding for probation officers to address truancy
SB 628 - Authorizing Supreme Court establish pilot program to appoint probation officers to address truancy
SB 654 - Increasing salaries of Division of Corrections' employees

Counties -- Commissions (5 Bills)
SB 81 - Permitting Monongalia County Commission levy special district excise tax for University Towne Center
SB 125 - Permitting Monongalia County Commission to levy special district excise tax
SB 213 - Authorizing county commissions to temporarily fill certain office vacancies
SB 475 - Requiring Parkways Authority transfer portion of Turnpike revenue to certain counties
SB 503 - Requiring county commissions purchase and display POW/MIA flag
SB 529 - Requiring county commission be advised before discharging certain county employees
SB 548 - Requiring county commission be advised before discharging certain county employees
SB 581 - Relating to certain civil action filing fees

Counties (And Related Subheadings) (9 Bills)
SB 14 - Granting counties and municipalities limited exemption from litter laws
SB 63 - Requiring equal number of county planning commission members from each magisterial district
SB 141 - Dedicating proceeds from county excise tax on transfer of real property to regional jails and substance abuse programs
SB 171 - Increasing compensation of county board of education members for certain meeting attendance
SB 331 - Permitting Courthouse Facilities Improvement Authority to issue bonds
SB 362 - Dedicating proceeds from county excise tax on transfer of real property to regional jails
SB 367 - Creating Citizens Elected County Officials Compensation Commission
SB 519 - Providing elected county officials and employees receive raise based on Consumer Price Index
SB 531 - Providing elected county officials receive raise based on Consumer Price Index
SB 541 - Increasing compensation of certain county officials

Courts -- Circuit (9 Bills)
SB 25 - Relating to modified mental hygiene procedures
SB 128 - Adding additional circuit court judge
SB 498 - Relating to hearing location for Alcohol Beverage Control Administration's appeal hearings
SB 530 - Authorizing circuit and magistrate courts place surcharge on bail bonds to offset regional jail costs
SB 547 - Authorizing circuit and magistrate courts place surcharge on bail bonds to offset regional jail costs
SB 559 - Expanding circuit court jurisdiction over certain juvenile status offenders
SB 581 - Relating to certain civil action filing fees
SB 639 - Prohibiting state resident from being joined with nonresident as defendant in certain civil actions

Courts -- Magistrate (1 Bills)
SB 54 - Relating to qualifications of magistrates
SB 109 - Increasing number of magistrates
SB 146 - Collecting unpaid magistrate court charges through income tax refund withholding
SB 210 - Providing certain magistrate court employees be compensated equally
SB 378 - Adjusting population line for calculating certain magistrate and staff salaries
SB 453 - Reverting number of county magistrates to pre-2000 level
SB 530 - Authorizing circuit and magistrate courts place surcharge on bail bonds to offset regional jail costs
SB 547 - Authorizing circuit and magistrate courts place surcharge on bail bonds to offset regional jail costs

Courts -- Supreme Court (16 Bills)
SB 7 - Providing for nonpartisan election of Supreme Court Justices
SB 413 - Extending WV Supreme Court of Appeals Public Campaign Financing Pilot Program
SB 628 - Authorizing Supreme Court establish pilot program to appoint probation officers to address truancy

Courts (And Related Subheadings) (4 Bills)
SB 46 - Decreasing number of jurors on municipal jury
SB 53 - Clarifying appointment of attorney from public defender office as counsel for eligible clients
SB 60 - Relating to name-change notice publication requirements
SB 74 - Relating to jury service qualification
SB 87 - Relating to number of juror strikes in felony cases
SB 113 - Creating Civil Justice Reform Act of 2013
SB 165 - Requiring presentence reports consider financial costs
SB 198 - Exempting magistrates and municipal court judges from concealed weapon license requirement
SB 215 - Limiting punitive damages awarded in personal injury or wrongful death cases
SB 375 - Granting courts broad discretion in placing neglected or abused children
SB 381 - Increasing number of family court judges
SB 383 - Authorizing family court judges appoint counsel in certain contempt cases
SB 384 - Increasing certified legal education credits required for court-appointed attorneys in juvenile cases
SB 385 - Allowing family court judge order child to be taken into custody in certain emergency situations
SB 387 - Relating to family court judge supervision of criminal background investigations
SB 398 - Relating to funding assistance from Courthouse Facilities Improvement Authority
SB 522 - Relating to collection and processing of certain court fees
SB 554 - Creating Intermediate Court of Appeals
SB 555 - Creating loser-pays civil justice system
SB 589 - Establishing ethical standards for court reporters
SB 641 - Increasing compensation caps for family court secretary-clerks and case coordinators

Crimes -- Alcohol and Drugs (8 Bills)
SB 646 - Creating felony offense for DUI causing death

Crimes -- Felonies (2 Bills)
SB 87 - Relating to number of juror strikes in felony cases
SB 90 - Creating felony offense of DUI causing death or serious bodily injury

Crimes -- Juveniles (1 Bills)
SB 205 - Prohibiting juveniles from manufacturing, possessing and distributing nude or partially nude images of minors
SB 601 - Relating generally to juvenile offenders

Crimes -- Sexual Offenses (19 Bills)
SB 337 - Creating Sexual Assault Forensic Examination Commission

Crimes (And Related Subheadings) (1 Bills)
SB 8 - Requiring additional confinement when minor is utilized in commission of crime
SB 72 - Creating WV Criminal and Civil Forfeiture Act
SB 73 - Establishing criminal penalties for custodian's failure to report missing child
SB 116 - Relating to crimes against property involving graffiti
SB 117 - Creating criminal offense of possession of burglar's tools
SB 200 - Relating to Eyewitness Identification Act
SB 365 - Relating to certain criminal conviction expungement
SB 372 - Creating criminal offense for interfering with emergency service call
SB 373 - Modifying age-range requirement for certain criminal conviction expungement
SB 488 - Relating to damage to health or safety systems of certain facilities
SB 533 - Modifying definitions of "domestic battery" and "domestic assault"
SB 613 - Reclassifying buprenorphine as Schedule III controlled substance
SB 626 - Creating criminal offense for law-enforcement or EMS personnel creating visual portrayal of certain victims

Criminal Background Checks (5 Bills)
SB 106 - Relating to Bureau of Senior Services in-home care worker registry
SB 211 - Requiring criminal history record check for certain Real Estate Commission license applicants
SB 387 - Relating to family court judge supervision of criminal background investigations
SB 652 - Requiring criminal background checks for home inspector applicants

Disabilities (9 Bills)
SB 539 - Excluding certain veteran disability income when calculating spousal support
SB 577 - Allowing special needs students to participate in graduation ceremonies

Domestic Relations (1 Bills)
SB 40 - Permitting expedited partner therapy
SB 77 - Relating to wills and descent and distribution upon legal separation
SB 78 - Excepting income or earnings from equitable distribution asset in determining spousal support
SB 105 - Waiving adoption filing fees in certain cases
SB 153 - Relating to compilation and availability of birth parents' social and medical histories prior to adoption
SB 201 - Permitting expedited partner therapy
SB 329 - Increasing certain rights of grandparents
SB 349 - Implementing Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths System for evaluating out-of-home placement of children
SB 368 - Clarifying certain criminal conviction constitutes basis for voiding marriage
SB 381 - Increasing number of family court judges
SB 402 - Relating to Domestic Violence Act
SB 407 - Relating generally to child support orders
SB 411 - Establishing child support insurance match program
SB 461 - Relating to procedures and protections for child witnesses in domestic relations proceedings
SB 533 - Modifying definitions of "domestic battery" and "domestic assault"
SB 538 - Relating generally to disposition of domestic violence orders
SB 539 - Excluding certain veteran disability income when calculating spousal support
SB 624 - Adjusting penalties for willful failure to pay child support

Drugs and Drug Paraphernalia (9 Bills)
SB 27 - Relating to administration of opioid antidote in emergency situations
SB 108 - Creating Fatality and Mortality Review Team
SB 141 - Dedicating proceeds from county excise tax on transfer of real property to regional jails and substance abuse programs
SB 324 - Allowing boards licensing persons engaging in manufacture, distribution or dispensing controlled substances set fees by legislativ
SB 388 - Requiring DHHR pay for certified programs for certain drug offenders
SB 417 - Relating to drug testing of legislators and public assistance recipients
SB 613 - Reclassifying buprenorphine as Schedule III controlled substance

Economic Development (8 Bills)
SB 39 - Creating Jobs Impact Statement Act
SB 50 - Creating WV Land Stewardship Corporation Act
SB 81 - Permitting Monongalia County Commission levy special district excise tax for University Towne Center
SB 122 - Creating Creative Communities Development Act
SB 125 - Permitting Monongalia County Commission to levy special district excise tax
SB 189 - Increasing capital investment threshold for certain economic opportunity development districts
SB 342 - Creating WV Land Stewardship Corporation Act
SB 489 - Permitting community enhancement districts to decrease annual property assessments
SB 520 - Creating WV Project Launchpad Act, WV Project Launchpad for Economic Development Property Valuation Act and Promoting WV Employmen
SB 540 - Permitting Ohio County and Monongalia County commissions levy special district excise tax

Education -- Colleges & Universities (5 Bills)
SB 38 - Creating Higher Education Community School Law
SB 51 - Providing personal income tax credit for nursing faculty
SB 52 - Relating to Rural Health Initiative Act
SB 57 - Providing resident tuition rates to nonresident children of WV higher education institution graduates
SB 64 - Prohibiting abortions at state college or university medical facilities; exception
SB 69 - Providing faculty and staff at state institutions of higher education eligible for Legislature
SB 83 - Relating to residency requirements for campus police officers
SB 92 - Including Salem International University as eligible PROMISE scholarship institution
SB 97 - Providing personal income tax credit for qualified college student loans
SB 98 - Creating Shale Research, Education, Policy and Economic Development Center at WVU
SB 173 - Establishing policy for higher education students called to active military duty
SB 174 - Providing for appointment of advocates for veterans at higher education institutions
SB 326 - Establishing appropriation request process for higher education system
SB 339 - Relating to depositing funds into Education Improvement Fund for PROMISE Scholarships
SB 438 - Authorizing reorganization of certain community and technical colleges
SB 444 - Relating to higher education generally
SB 508 - Creating per-credit-hour tuition demonstration pilot project
SB 560 - Relating to WV Research Trust Fund
SB 622 - Providing WVU and MU boards of governors additional authority and flexibility
SB 648 - Providing students financial aid for certain degrees in return for state service commitment

Education -- Courses, Programs & Testing (7 Bills)
SB 36 - Relating to adoption of English and math college- and career-readiness standards
SB 37 - Relating to high-quality digital learning program and Global 21 Middle School initiative
SB 91 - Creating pilot program incorporating Khan method of teaching math
SB 155 - Requiring State Board of Education fund special education programs for exceptional children
SB 391 - Transferring Division of Early Care and Education and Head Start State Collaborative to Department of Education and Arts

Education -- Retirement (10 Bills)
SB 419 - Relating to Teachers Retirement System
SB 430 - Defining "employment term" in Teachers' Defined Contribution Retirement System

Education -- Salaries, Classifications, Leave (2 Bills)
SB 80 - Including substitute teaching in job duties of certain professional educators employed by county boards
SB 94 - Providing salary increase for certain teachers
SB 114 - Relating to public school nurses
SB 120 - Relating to issuance of barrister's teaching certificate
SB 149 - Relating to temporary reassignment of injured or ill school service personnel
SB 327 - Relating to school bus driver certification
SB 409 - Modifying county funding ratio of school students to counselors
SB 514 - Requiring full-time school personnel accrue personal leave on monthly basis
SB 657 - Providing school social workers salary supplement and education reimbursement for achieving national certification

Education (And Related Subheadings) (2 Bills)
SB 44 - Requiring assistant principals in schools of certain enrollment
SB 66 - Eliminating requirement that schools input data into WVEIS
SB 111 - Creating Dyslexia Screening and Intervention Pilot Project
SB 152 - Requiring alcohol awareness education courses for certain employees of retailers and licensed private clubs
SB 171 - Increasing compensation of county board of education members for certain meeting attendance
SB 177 - Assessing excessive tardiness penalties for certain public school students
SB 206 - Repealing code allowing sale of healthy beverages and soft drinks in schools
SB 332 - Relating to certification requirements of workers painting state bridges
SB 336 - Relating to interscholastic athletics concussions and head injuries
SB 340 - Allowing schools to maintain epinephrine auto-injectors for use during anaphylactic reaction emergencies
SB 344 - Relating to regional meetings among certain county boards of education officials
SB 359 - Relating generally to reforming public education
SB 370 - Adjusting foundation allowance for school transportation costs and regional education service agencies
SB 394 - Relating to scholarships for dependent children of law-enforcement officers who die in performance of duty
SB 404 - Defining certain habitually absent student as neglected child
SB 409 - Modifying county funding ratio of school students to counselors
SB 528 - Computing local county share of public education library funding
SB 537 - Creating Library Facilities Improvement Fund
SB 546 - Requiring appointment of State Superintendent of Schools be with advice and consent of Senate
SB 559 - Expanding circuit court jurisdiction over certain juvenile status offenders
SB 562 - Decreasing student-to-teacher ratio and increasing pay for certain aides
SB 568 - Allowing certain expelled students participate in Juvenile Drug Court
SB 573 - Relating to publication of financial statements by county boards of education
SB 575 - Relating to county boards of education funding of public libraries
SB 577 - Allowing special needs students to participate in graduation ceremonies
SB 597 - Permitting county boards of education to sell advertising on school bus exteriors
SB 603 - Relating to licensed school psychologist-to-pupil ratio
SB 623 - Relating to funding for probation officers to address truancy
SB 644 - Creating WV Public Competitive Learning Academies Act of 2013

Education--Facilities (3 Bills)
SB 421 - Exempting certain school mascot from prohibition of firearms possession on school grounds

Elected Officials (6 Bills)
SB 367 - Creating Citizens Elected County Officials Compensation Commission
SB 412 - Relating to county conservation district supervisors
SB 519 - Providing elected county officials and employees receive raise based on Consumer Price Index
SB 527 - Relating to process of filling vacancies in certain elected offices
SB 531 - Providing elected county officials receive raise based on Consumer Price Index
SB 536 - Prohibiting public officials and employees from using public funds for self promotion

Elections (25 Bills)
SB 7 - Providing for nonpartisan election of Supreme Court Justices
SB 13 - Requiring voter ID
SB 35 - Requiring filing fee for write-in candidates for public office
SB 76 - Permitting certain voters who have moved to vote for President and Vice President
SB 130 - Extending voter registration period prior to election
SB 145 - Amending election complaint procedures
SB 151 - Requiring corporations disclose expenditures for political activities
SB 199 - Relating to interstate compact for election of president by national popular vote
SB 212 - Requiring quorum when canvassing election returns
SB 350 - Prohibiting electioneering outside entrance to polling place during early voting
SB 364 - Relating to nomination of political candidates and party affiliation
SB 413 - Extending WV Supreme Court of Appeals Public Campaign Financing Pilot Program
SB 477 - Relating to electronic registration of voters
SB 482 - Relating to sale of voter registration lists
SB 527 - Relating to process of filling vacancies in certain elected offices
SB 535 - Relating to process for maintaining voter registration lists
SB 545 - Authorizing excess election contributions be used to pay previous campaign debt or loans
SB 570 - Cleaning up outdated language in code relating to elections
SB 579 - Updating code relating to absentee and early in-person voting
SB 604 - Expanding definition of "electioneering communication"
SB 650 - Updating code language relating to electronic voting systems

Emergency Services (1 Bills)
SB 353 - Establishing First Informer Broadcasters Act
SB 372 - Creating criminal offense for interfering with emergency service call
SB 418 - Relating to Emergency Medical Services Retirement System Act
SB 457 - Relating to air-ambulance service fees paid by PEIA
SB 484 - Providing immunity from liability for ski patrol rendering emergency assistance
SB 497 - Improving emergency preparedness; creating emergency generator tax credit
SB 500 - Authorizing certain counties levy charge on ski lift tickets to fund emergency medical services
SB 583 - Extending time limit for payment of transfer costs to EMS Retirement System
SB 591 - Creating WV Infrastructure Emergency Response Act of 2013
SB 626 - Creating criminal offense for law-enforcement or EMS personnel creating visual portrayal of certain victims

Employment (1 Bills)
SB 39 - Creating Jobs Impact Statement Act
SB 170 - Creating Keep Jobs in West Virginia Act
SB 175 - Extending time period employer has to pay final wages to terminated employee
SB 187 - Creating Jobs Impact Statement Act
SB 520 - Creating WV Project Launchpad Act, WV Project Launchpad for Economic Development Property Valuation Act and Promoting WV Employmen
SB 607 - Prohibiting certain noncompetition clauses in broadcast industry employee contracts
SB 620 - Requiring state agencies, boards, commissions and entities give tests regionally
SB 653 - Establishing job creation work groups

Energy (2 Bills)
SB 98 - Creating Shale Research, Education, Policy and Economic Development Center at WVU
SB 551 - Applying solar energy tax credit to each system installation; extending credit date

Environmental Protection (9 Bills)
SB 14 - Granting counties and municipalities limited exemption from litter laws
SB 19 - Providing personal income tax credit for recycling service fees
SB 50 - Creating WV Land Stewardship Corporation Act
SB 342 - Creating WV Land Stewardship Corporation Act
SB 472 - Implementing state-specific selenium criteria plan
SB 563 - Excluding jewelry platinum, gold, silver and palladium from definition of "scrap metal"
SB 585 - Maintaining residential rental property in habitable condition
SB 598 - Qualifying certain NPDES permit holders for Environmental Quality Board membership
SB 621 - Requiring Bureau for Public Health prepare impact statement assessing impact of any new air or water rule proposed by DEP
SB 627 - Requiring certain post-mining land use reclamation utilize Clements State Tree Nursery
SB 629 - Limiting liability of landowners, operators and contractors in water pollution abatement projects
SB 633 - Relating to residential community waivers for salvage yard establishment

Estates and Trusts (9 Bills)
SB 77 - Relating to wills and descent and distribution upon legal separation
SB 119 - Relating to surface owner's right to purchase mineral estate
SB 159 - Creating Uniform Real Property Transfer on Death Act

Ethics (9 Bills)
SB 536 - Prohibiting public officials and employees from using public funds for self promotion
SB 589 - Establishing ethical standards for court reporters

Fire Fighting and Prevention (4 Bills)
SB 42 - Providing state income tax credit for certain firefighters
SB 67 - Reinstating former paid fire department chiefs under certain circumstances
SB 131 - Allowing National Guard firefighters continue as civilian Air National Guard firefighters
SB 179 - Relating to meeting and conference rights of police or fire departments' members
SB 358 - Relating to municipal policemen and firemen pensions
SB 451 - Clarifying when carbon monoxide detector is required
SB 456 - Relating to rebuttable presumption for firefighters' disability and death benefits for certain cancers
SB 483 - Increasing fire and casualty insurance policies surcharge to benefit fire departments
SB 569 - Requiring appointment of State Fire Marshal be with advice and consent of Senate

Firearms (5 Bills)
SB 68 - Creating WV Firearms Freedom Act
SB 198 - Exempting magistrates and municipal court judges from concealed weapon license requirement
SB 330 - Prohibiting firearm seizure during declared state of emergency
SB 333 - Relating to carrying concealed weapons on State Capitol Complex grounds
SB 369 - Relating to concealed handgun license reciprocity
SB 408 - Allowing private property owner to prohibit concealed weapons
SB 420 - Creating Firearm Protection Act
SB 421 - Exempting certain school mascot from prohibition of firearms possession on school grounds
SB 442 - Allowing certain persons possess firearms without having hunting license
SB 476 - Relating to distance firearm can be discharged near home, school or church
SB 558 - Exempting certain military service members from training course requirement for concealed weapons license

Fuel (7 Bills)
SB 79 - Prohibiting fractional pricing in retail gasoline sales
SB 217 - Reducing wholesale tax on certain fuels
SB 493 - Providing standards for converting and retrofitting motor vehicles to alternative fuels

Funds (2 Bills)
SB 31 - Creating Dentist and Hygienist Education Student Loan Fund
SB 92 - Including Salem International University as eligible PROMISE scholarship institution
SB 121 - Creating Fund for Civil Legal Services for Low-Income Persons
SB 186 - Relating generally to deposits in Special Railroad and Intermodal Enhancement Fund and Revenue Shortfall Reserve Fund
SB 191 - Relating to increasing maximum aggregate funding to Revenue Shortfall Reserve Fund
SB 202 - Creating WV Spay Neuter Assistance Program and Fund
SB 339 - Relating to depositing funds into Education Improvement Fund for PROMISE Scholarships
SB 354 - Requiring study on alternative revenue sources for funding state roads
SB 398 - Relating to funding assistance from Courthouse Facilities Improvement Authority
SB 422 - Increasing Cultural Facilities and Capitol Resources Matching Grant Program Fund allocation from racetrack video lottery
SB 439 - Relating to payment correction procedure for erroneous fund distribution
SB 511 - Creating WV Veterans Auxiliary Fund
SB 537 - Creating Library Facilities Improvement Fund
SB 560 - Relating to WV Research Trust Fund
SB 576 - Transferring moneys from Unclaimed Property Trust Fund to Municipal Pensions and Protection Fund
SB 631 - Providing bonding authority to Affordable Housing Trust Fund
SB 647 - Allowing WV Military Authority receive funds from special revenue accounts
SB 651 - Allowing state agencies to keep portion of surplus funds for employee bonuses

Gaming Activities (4 Bills)
SB 115 - Relating generally to horse and dog racing
SB 422 - Increasing Cultural Facilities and Capitol Resources Matching Grant Program Fund allocation from racetrack video lottery
SB 445 - Allowing Tax Commissioner divert lottery prizes to offset tax liabilities of lottery winners
SB 455 - Relating to horse or dog racing
SB 478 - Redefining "video lottery games"; permitting wagering by historic resort hotel employees
SB 492 - Authorizing rural resort community as limited gaming facility
SB 542 - Relating to restricted races at pari-mutuel thoroughbred horse racetracks
SB 615 - Amending table game license renewal fee for pari-mutuel racetracks
SB 656 - Establishing special study committee to assess problems facing gaming industry

Governmental Agencies (44 Bills)
SB 107 - Relating to selection of state agency administrative hearing examiners
SB 363 - Implementing purchasing reforms
SB 391 - Transferring Division of Early Care and Education and Head Start State Collaborative to Department of Education and Arts
SB 439 - Relating to payment correction procedure for erroneous fund distribution
SB 532 - Prohibiting certain corporations engaging in predispute binding arbitration from receiving state funding, contracts or purchasing
SB 544 - Scheduling departmental performance reviews
SB 565 - Creating reverse auction pilot program for purchasing office supplies
SB 574 - Creating WV Buy American Act of 2013
SB 600 - Establishing one-time audit cost amnesty program for local governments with delinquent audit costs
SB 620 - Requiring state agencies, boards, commissions and entities give tests regionally
SB 625 - Relating to payment of claims against counties, school districts or municipalities
SB 651 - Allowing state agencies to keep portion of surplus funds for employee bonuses

Governor -- Bills Requested By (7 Bills)
SB 143 - Budget Bill
SB 180 - Reforming Medicaid subrogation statute
SB 181 - Clarifying drugged driving offense
SB 182 - Lowering available tax credit amount for film industry
SB 183 - Updating terms in Corporation Net Income Tax Act
SB 184 - Updating terms in Personal Income Tax Act
SB 185 - Relating to alternative-fuel motor vehicles and qualified refueling infrastructure tax credits
SB 186 - Relating generally to deposits in Special Railroad and Intermodal Enhancement Fund and Revenue Shortfall Reserve Fund
SB 187 - Creating Jobs Impact Statement Act
SB 188 - Creating vendor transportation program to transport Medicaid service recipients
SB 189 - Increasing capital investment threshold for certain economic opportunity development districts
SB 190 - Relating to public-private transportation projects funding
SB 191 - Relating to increasing maximum aggregate funding to Revenue Shortfall Reserve Fund
SB 192 - Increasing civil penalties imposed by PSC for pipeline safety violations
SB 197 - Expiring funds from State Fund, General Revenue, and making supplementary appropriations to various accounts
SB 207 - Expiring funds from State Fund, General Revenue, and making supplementary appropriations to various accounts
SB 208 - Making supplementary appropriation from State Fund, General Revenue, to Department of Commerce, Division of Labor, and DHHR, Divis
SB 209 - Making supplementary appropriation from State Fund, State Excess Lottery Revenue Fund, to DHHR, Division of Human Services
SB 342 - Creating WV Land Stewardship Corporation Act
SB 355 - Relating to final wage payment to discharged employees
SB 359 - Relating generally to reforming public education
SB 363 - Implementing purchasing reforms
SB 370 - Adjusting foundation allowance for school transportation costs and regional education service agencies
SB 371 - Relating to prison overcrowding
SB 377 - Redefining "retailer engaging in business in this state" for sales and use tax purposes
SB 523 - Making supplementary appropriation of unappropriated moneys to various accounts
SB 524 - Supplementing, amending, decreasing and increasing appropriations from State Road Fund to DOT
SB 525 - Making supplementary appropriation of federal funds to various accounts
SB 526 - Making supplementary appropriation of federal funds to DHHR, Division of Human Services-Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
SB 596 - Determining grant awards for Chesapeake Bay and Greenbrier River watershed compliance projects
SB 610 - Renaming Industrial Home for Youth as Salem Correctional Center; placing Salem and Parkersburg correctional centers under Division

Hazardous Materials (6 Bills)
SB 449 - Relating to disposal of certain electronic devices
SB 637 - Limiting medical monitoring in civil actions concerning hazardous or toxic substances

Health -- Facilities (5 Bills)
SB 24 - Subjecting actions brought against nursing homes to Medical Professional Liability Act
SB 101 - Clarifying Medical Professional Liability Act applies to nursing homes and their health care providers
SB 166 - Establishing tax credit for certain physicians providing services in free health clinics
SB 195 - Modifying tax rate expiration date on eligible acute care hospitals
SB 335 - Permitting certain hospitals exemption from certificate of need
SB 464 - Regulating tanning facilities
SB 567 - Defining "no significant additional fiscal burden" in minimum criteria for certificate of need reviews

Health -- Insurance (3 Bills)
SB 405 - Limiting health insurance coverage for elective abortions to supplemental policies
SB 517 - Creating WV Fair Health Insurance Act of 2013
SB 518 - Authorizing Insurance Commissioner propose emergency and legislative rules for certain reviews

Health -- Personnel (5 Bills)
SB 21 - Creating Health Care Provider Transparency Act
SB 31 - Creating Dentist and Hygienist Education Student Loan Fund
SB 114 - Relating to public school nurses
SB 214 - Eliminating interview requirement for certain medical licensee applicants
SB 325 - Creating loan forgiveness program for health professionals
SB 379 - Expanding prescriptive authority of advanced nurse practitioners and certified nurse-midwives
SB 429 - Redefining "facility" under Medication Administration by Unlicensed Personnel Act
SB 592 - Removing requirement Physicians' Mutual Insurance Company be nonprofit corporation

Health (And Related Subheadings) (1 Bills)
SB 16 - Creating Grieving Parents Act
SB 28 - Relating to minors obtaining tattoos
SB 30 - Requiring DHHR and Medicaid to provide dental coverage to certain mothers of newborns
SB 40 - Permitting expedited partner therapy
SB 52 - Relating to Rural Health Initiative Act
SB 89 - Requiring replacement of public rest area, institution and school urinals be water free
SB 153 - Relating to compilation and availability of birth parents' social and medical histories prior to adoption
SB 201 - Permitting expedited partner therapy
SB 336 - Relating to interscholastic athletics concussions and head injuries
SB 340 - Allowing schools to maintain epinephrine auto-injectors for use during anaphylactic reaction emergencies
SB 388 - Requiring DHHR pay for certified programs for certain drug offenders
SB 391 - Transferring Division of Early Care and Education and Head Start State Collaborative to Department of Education and Arts
SB 428 - Relating to billing for HIV or STD testing and treatment
SB 433 - Creating informal dispute resolution process for DHHR providers or licensees
SB 557 - Continuing Preventive Care Pilot Program
SB 621 - Requiring Bureau for Public Health prepare impact statement assessing impact of any new air or water rule proposed by DEP
SB 637 - Limiting medical monitoring in civil actions concerning hazardous or toxic substances
SB 663 - Creating WV Feed to Achieve Act

Health--Mental (8 Bills)
SB 25 - Relating to modified mental hygiene procedures
SB 168 - Providing workers' compensation benefits for mental illness under certain circumstances
SB 193 - Repealing code relating to sterilization of mentally incompetent persons
SB 352 - Relating to mandatory disclosure by mental health professionals of potential patient harm to another person
SB 425 - Relating to mental health treatment alternatives
SB 481 - Relating to juvenile mental health treatment

Homeland Security (6 Bills)
SB 330 - Prohibiting firearm seizure during declared state of emergency
SB 549 - Providing WV will not participate in REAL ID Act of 2005
SB 630 - Relating to Chief Technology Officer's duties with regard to security of government information

Human Services (12 Bills)
SB 417 - Relating to drug testing of legislators and public assistance recipients
SB 661 - Creating TANF pilot program to promote educational achievement

Infrastructure (10 Bills)
SB 332 - Relating to certification requirements of workers painting state bridges

Inspections (1 Bills)
SB 652 - Requiring criminal background checks for home inspector applicants

Insurance -- Health (12 Bills)
SB 22 - Requiring maternity services coverage for all health insurance plan dependents in certain circumstances
SB 26 - Requiring health insurance coverage for hearing aids under certain circumstances
SB 428 - Relating to billing for HIV or STD testing and treatment
SB 517 - Creating WV Fair Health Insurance Act of 2013
SB 518 - Authorizing Insurance Commissioner propose emergency and legislative rules for certain reviews
SB 557 - Continuing Preventive Care Pilot Program
SB 660 - Limiting health insurance coverage for elective abortions to supplemental policies

Insurance -- Medicaid/Medicare (1 Bills)
SB 30 - Requiring DHHR and Medicaid to provide dental coverage to certain mothers of newborns
SB 180 - Reforming Medicaid subrogation statute
SB 188 - Creating vendor transportation program to transport Medicaid service recipients
SB 194 - Relating to DHHR contract procedures

Insurance -- Motor Vehicles (29 Bills)
SB 9 - Permitting nonrenewal of auto liability insurance policies for failure of consideration
SB 34 - Relating to motor vehicle glass replacement and repair referrals
SB 434 - Prohibiting increase of motor vehicle insurance premium under certain circumstances
SB 578 - Requiring proof of insurance for motor vehicle registration

Insurance -- Public Employees (1 Bills)
SB 457 - Relating to air-ambulance service fees paid by PEIA
SB 458 - Permitting PEIA operate Medicare retiree health plan on calendar-year basis

Insurance (And Related Subheadings) (1 Bills)
SB 84 - Providing lender with security interest to advance sums preventing collateral protection insurance lapse
SB 328 - Relating to financial oversight of entities regulated by Insurance Commissioner
SB 399 - Relating to licensure of insurance adjusters
SB 410 - Relating to property insurance coverage denied or canceled due to natural causes
SB 483 - Increasing fire and casualty insurance policies surcharge to benefit fire departments
SB 509 - Imposing statutory liens on certain fire insurance proceeds
SB 534 - Correcting internal code reference regarding insurance information disclosure
SB 592 - Removing requirement Physicians' Mutual Insurance Company be nonprofit corporation
SB 659 - Requiring National Flood Insurance Program State Coordinator establish permit fees for certain project applications

Interim Studies (8 Bills)
SB 22 - Requiring maternity services coverage for all health insurance plan dependents in certain circumstances
SB 30 - Requiring DHHR and Medicaid to provide dental coverage to certain mothers of newborns
SB 101 - Clarifying Medical Professional Liability Act applies to nursing homes and their health care providers
SB 106 - Relating to Bureau of Senior Services in-home care worker registry
SB 135 - Creating Equal Pay Coordinator within Division of Personnel
SB 136 - Removing statutory reference to salary of Women's Commission Executive Director
SB 157 - Exempting certain nonresidents from Class D license requirement
SB 158 - Creating Complete Streets Act
SB 159 - Creating Uniform Real Property Transfer on Death Act
SB 173 - Establishing policy for higher education students called to active military duty
SB 174 - Providing for appointment of advocates for veterans at higher education institutions
SB 193 - Repealing code relating to sterilization of mentally incompetent persons
SB 194 - Relating to DHHR contract procedures
SB 195 - Modifying tax rate expiration date on eligible acute care hospitals
SB 201 - Permitting expedited partner therapy
SB 206 - Repealing code allowing sale of healthy beverages and soft drinks in schools
SB 325 - Creating loan forgiveness program for health professionals
SB 326 - Establishing appropriation request process for higher education system
SB 336 - Relating to interscholastic athletics concussions and head injuries
SB 337 - Creating Sexual Assault Forensic Examination Commission
SB 338 - Relating to liability of possessor of real property for harm to trespasser
SB 346 - Creating Appraisal Management Companies Registration Act
SB 347 - Requiring Public Employees Grievance Board and Division of Personnel provide training seminars to certain persons
SB 552 - Creating Uniform Real Property Electronic Recording Act
SB 611 - Updating Uniform Common Interest Ownership Act

Investments (1 Bills)
SB 397 - Creating Protecting West Virginia's Investments Act
SB 432 - Relating generally to State Treasurer's Office
SB 444 - Relating to higher education generally

Labor (4 Bills)
SB 164 - Creating State Labor Relations Act
SB 216 - Requiring prevailing hourly rates in public improvements construction
SB 332 - Relating to certification requirements of workers painting state bridges
SB 355 - Relating to final wage payment to discharged employees
SB 447 - Prohibiting hourly wage rate from exceeding Davis-Bacon Act rate
SB 619 - Relating to disqualification for unemployment benefits as result of strike

Law Enforcement -- County/Municipal (7 Bills)
SB 360 - Issuing deputy sheriffs ballistic vest upon law-enforcement certification
SB 406 - Relating to Deputy Sheriff Retirement System Act

Law Enforcement -- State Police (13 Bills)
SB 126 - Increasing number of state troopers and beginning pay
SB 132 - Compensating State Police for call-back time
SB 345 - Increasing number of state troopers and beginning pay
SB 356 - Increasing salaries of certain State Police forensic lab employees and certain civilian employees
SB 394 - Relating to scholarships for dependent children of law-enforcement officers who die in performance of duty
SB 507 - Relating to PERS and State Police Retirement System contribution rates

Law Enforcement (And Related Subheadings) (5 Bills)
SB 5 - Relating to temporary detention of criminal suspects
SB 27 - Relating to administration of opioid antidote in emergency situations
SB 41 - Creating Support our Law Enforcement and Safe Neighborhoods Act
SB 65 - Exempting PERS retirement income of DNR police officers from state income tax
SB 83 - Relating to residency requirements for campus police officers
SB 100 - Requiring mandatory use of armored vests by law enforcement
SB 144 - Creating Haas' Law to honor fallen law-enforcement canines
SB 178 - Creating license plate for fallen law-enforcement officers' next-of-kin
SB 179 - Relating to meeting and conference rights of police or fire departments' members
SB 358 - Relating to municipal policemen and firemen pensions
SB 427 - Clarifying requirements for certain motor vehicle searches
SB 485 - Increasing compensation of natural resources police officers
SB 501 - Creating license plate for fallen law-enforcement officers' next-of-kin
SB 538 - Relating generally to disposition of domestic violence orders
SB 626 - Creating criminal offense for law-enforcement or EMS personnel creating visual portrayal of certain victims

Legislature (3 Bills)
SB 69 - Providing faculty and staff at state institutions of higher education eligible for Legislature
SB 88 - Prohibiting certain campaign contributions by lobbyists during regular session
SB 417 - Relating to drug testing of legislators and public assistance recipients
SB 543 - Allowing Legislative Auditor establish application review fee schedule
SB 546 - Requiring appointment of State Superintendent of Schools be with advice and consent of Senate
SB 569 - Requiring appointment of State Fire Marshal be with advice and consent of Senate
SB 594 - Establishing Court of Claims procedure for unjust arrest, conviction or imprisonment claims
SB 643 - Relating to crime victim compensation awards
SB 653 - Establishing job creation work groups

Legislature--Rule Making (6 Bills)
SB 219 - Authorizing Department of Administration promulgate legislative rule relating to selecting design-builders under Design-Build Proc
SB 220 - Authorizing Department of Administration promulgate legislative rule relating to state-owned vehicles
SB 221 - Authorizing Office of Administrative Hearings promulgate legislative rule relating to appeal procedures
SB 222 - Authorizing Commissioner of Agriculture promulgate legislative rule relating to animal disease control
SB 223 - Authorizing Board of Architects promulgate legislative rule relating to registration of architects
SB 224 - Authorizing Athletic Commission promulgate legislative rule relating to mixed martial arts
SB 225 - Authorizing Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists promulgate legislative rule relating to procedures, criteria and curricula for exa
SB 226 - Authorizing Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists promulgate legislative rule relating to barber apprenticeships
SB 227 - Authorizing Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists promulgate legislative rule relating to operational standards for schools of barbe
SB 228 - Authorizing Broadband Deployment Council promulgate legislative rule relating to broadband deployment grants programs
SB 229 - Authorizing Conservation Committee promulgate legislative rule relating to operation of State Conservation Committee and conservat
SB 230 - Authorizing CPRB promulgate legislative rule relating to general provisions
SB 231 - Authorizing CPRB promulgate legislative rule relating to benefit determination and appeal
SB 232 - Authorizing CPRB promulgate legislative rule relating to Teachers Retirement System
SB 233 - Authorizing CPRB promulgate legislative rule relating to Public Employees Retirement System
SB 234 - Authorizing CPRB promulgate legislative rule relating to State Police
SB 235 - Authorizing Board of Dental Examiners promulgate legislative rule relating to board
SB 236 - Authorizing Board of Dental Examiners promulgate legislative rule relating to practitioner requirements for accessing Controlled S
SB 237 - Authorizing Board of Dental Examiners promulgate legislative rule relating to continuing education requirements
SB 238 - Authorizing Board of Dental Examiners promulgate legislative rule relating to expanded duties of dental hygienists and dental assi
SB 239 - Authorizing DEP promulgate legislative rule relating to permits for construction and major modification of major stationary source
SB 240 - Authorizing DEP promulgate legislative rule relating to standards of performance for new stationary sources
SB 241 - Authorizing DEP promulgate legislative rule relating to control of air pollution from combustion of solid waste
SB 242 - Authorizing DEP promulgate legislative rule relating to control of air pollution from hazardous waste treatment, storage and dispo
SB 243 - Authorizing DEP promulgate legislative rules
SB 244 - Authorizing DEP promulgate legislative rule relating to emission standards for hazardous air pollutants
SB 245 - Authorizing DEP promulgate legislative rule relating to horizontal well development
SB 246 - Authorizing DEP promulgate legislative rule relating to covered electronic devices recycling
SB 247 - Authorizing DEP promulgate legislative rule relating to hazardous waste administrative proceedings and civil penalty assessment
SB 248 - Authorizing DEP promulgate legislative rule relating to water pollution control permit fee schedules
SB 249 - Authorizing DEP promulgate legislative rule relating to WV/NPDES regulations for coal mining facilities
SB 250 - Authorizing Department of Commerce promulgate legislative rules
SB 251 - Authorizing State Fire Commission promulgate legislative rule relating to State Building Code
SB 252 - Authorizing State Fire Commission promulgate legislative rule relating to volunteer firefighters' training, equipment and operatin
SB 253 - Authorizing Governor's Committee on Crime, Delinquency and Correction promulgate legislative rule relating to law-enforcement trai
SB 254 - Authorizing Governor's Committee on Crime, Delinquency and Correction promulgate legislative rule relating to protocol for law-enf
SB 255 - Authorizing Governor's Committee on Crime, Delinquency and Correction promulgate legislative rule relating to protocol for law-enf
SB 256 - Authorizing Hatfield-McCoy Regional Recreation Authority promulgate legislative rule relating to rules for use of facility
SB 257 - Authorizing DHHR promulgate legislative rule relating to regulation of opioid treatment programs
SB 258 - Authorizing DHHR promulgate legislative rule relating to chronic pain management clinic licensure
SB 259 - Authorizing DHHR promulgate legislative rule relating to child care centers' licensing
SB 260 - Authorizing DHHR promulgate legislative rule relating to minimum licensing requirements for residential child care and treatment f
SB 261 - Authorizing Commissioner of Agriculture promulgate legislative rule relating to poultry litter and manure movement into primary po
SB 262 - Authorizing Health Care Authority promulgate legislative rule relating to WV Health Information Network
SB 263 - Authorizing DHHR promulgate legislative rule relating to pulse oximetry newborn testing
SB 264 - Authorizing DHHR promulgate legislative rule relating to general sanitation
SB 265 - Authorizing DHHR promulgate legislative rules
SB 266 - Authorizing DHHR promulgate legislative rule relating to fees for services
SB 267 - Authorizing DHHR promulgate legislative rule relating to reportable diseases, events and conditions
SB 268 - Authorizing DHHR promulgate legislative rule relating to regulation of opioid treatment programs
SB 269 - Authorizing Commissioner of Highways promulgate legislative rule relating to transportation of hazardous wastes upon roads and hig
SB 270 - Authorizing Department of Revenue promulgate legislative rules
SB 271 - Authorizing Division of Labor promulgate legislative rule relating to bedding and upholstered furniture
SB 272 - Authorizing Division of Labor promulgate legislative rule relating to Amusement Rides and Attractions Safety Act
SB 273 - Authorizing Division of Labor promulgate legislative rule relating to supervision of elevator mechanics and apprentices
SB 274 - Authorizing Division of Labor promulgate legislative rule relating to Crane Operator Certification Act
SB 275 - Authorizing Division of Labor promulgate legislative rule relating to Crane Operator Certification Act--practical examination
SB 276 - Authorizing Lottery Commission promulgate legislative rule relating to state lottery rules
SB 277 - Authorizing Board of Medicine promulgate legislative rule relating to practitioner requirements for accessing Controlled Substance
SB 278 - Authorizing Board of Medicine promulgate legislative rule relating to licensure, disciplinary and complaint procedures; continuing
SB 279 - Authorizing Board of Medicine promulgate legislative rule relating to continuing education for physicians and podiatrists
SB 280 - Authorizing Board of Miner Training, Education and Certification promulgate legislative rule relating to standards for certificati
SB 281 - Authorizing Department of Transportation promulgate legislative rules
SB 282 - Authorizing DNR promulgate legislative rule relating to special boating
SB 283 - Authorizing DNR promulgate legislative rule relating to special motorboating
SB 284 - Authorizing DNR promulgate legislative rule relating to defining terms used in all hunting and trapping rules
SB 285 - Authorizing DNR promulgate legislative rule relating to prohibitions when hunting and trapping
SB 286 - Authorizing DNR promulgate legislative rule relating to deer hunting
SB 287 - Authorizing DNR promulgate legislative rule relating to general trapping
SB 288 - Authorizing DNR promulgate legislative rule relating to special waterfowl hunting
SB 289 - Authorizing DNR promulgate legislative rule relating to special fishing
SB 290 - Authorizing DNR promulgate legislative rule relating to falconry
SB 291 - Authorizing Board of Optometry promulgate legislative rule relating to continuing education
SB 292 - Authorizing Board of Optometry promulgate legislative rule relating to expanded therapeutic procedures certificates
SB 293 - Authorizing Board of Optometry promulgate legislative rule relating to schedule of fees
SB 294 - Authorizing Board of Osteopathic Medicine promulgate legislative rule relating to licensing procedures for osteopathic physicians
SB 295 - Authorizing Board of Osteopathic Medicine promulgate legislative rule relating to practitioner requirements for controlled substan
SB 296 - Authorizing Board of Pharmacy promulgate legislative rule relating to ephedrine and pseudoephedrine control
SB 297 - Authorizing Board of Pharmacy promulgate legislative rule relating to controlled substances monitoring
SB 298 - Authorizing Division of Protective Services promulgate legislative rule relating to contracted police or security services
SB 299 - Authorizing Racing Commission promulgate legislative rule relating to thoroughbred racing
SB 300 - Authorizing Racing Commission promulgate legislative rule relating to greyhound racing
SB 301 - Authorizing Racing Commission promulgate legislative rule relating to pari-mutuel wagering
SB 302 - Authorizing Real Estate Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board promulgate legislative rule relating to requirements for licen
SB 303 - Authorizing Real Estate Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board promulgate legislative rule relating to renewal of licensure--
SB 304 - Authorizing Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses promulgate legislative rule relating to fees for services render
SB 305 - Authorizing Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses promulgate legislative rule relating to practitioner requirement
SB 306 - Authorizing Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses promulgate legislative rule relating to announcement of advanced
SB 307 - Authorizing Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses promulgate legislative rule relating to limited prescriptive aut
SB 308 - Authorizing Secretary of State promulgate legislative rule relating to Uniform Commercial Code
SB 309 - Authorizing Secretary of State promulgate legislative rule relating to administration of Address Confidentiality Program
SB 310 - Authorizing Secretary of State promulgate legislative rule relating to regulation of political party headquarters financing
SB 311 - Authorizing Secretary of State promulgate legislative rule relating to regulation of late registration
SB 312 - Authorizing Bureau of Senior Services promulgate legislative rule relating to in-home care worker registry
SB 313 - Authorizing Board of Social Work promulgate legislative rule relating to fee schedule
SB 314 - Authorizing Board of Social Work promulgate legislative rule relating to qualifications for profession of social work
SB 315 - Authorizing Board of Social Work promulgate legislative rule relating to applications
SB 316 - Authorizing Board of Social Work promulgate legislative rule relating to continuing education for social workers and providers
SB 317 - Authorizing Board of Social Work promulgate legislative rule relating to code of ethics
SB 318 - Authorizing Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology promulgate legislative rule relating to licensure of sp
SB 319 - Authorizing State Tax Department promulgate legislative rule relating to valuation of commercial and industrial real and personal
SB 320 - Authorizing Treasurer's Office promulgate legislative rule relating to enforcement of Uniform Unclaimed Property Act
SB 321 - Authorizing Board of Veterinary Medicine promulgate legislative rule relating to organization and operation and licensing of veter
SB 322 - Authorizing Board of Veterinary Medicine promulgate legislative rule relating to schedule of fees
SB 323 - Authorizing Board of Osteopathic Medicine promulgate legislative rule relating to osteopathic physician assistants

Levies (8 Bills)
SB 81 - Permitting Monongalia County Commission levy special district excise tax for University Towne Center
SB 125 - Permitting Monongalia County Commission to levy special district excise tax
SB 500 - Authorizing certain counties levy charge on ski lift tickets to fund emergency medical services
SB 540 - Permitting Ohio County and Monongalia County commissions levy special district excise tax
SB 658 - Extending time for Madison City Council to meet as levying body

Liability (12 Bills)
SB 6 - Extending civil liability immunity to parks and recreation district operators
SB 12 - Relating to employer and third-party liability under workers' compensation deliberate intention exception
SB 24 - Subjecting actions brought against nursing homes to Medical Professional Liability Act
SB 101 - Clarifying Medical Professional Liability Act applies to nursing homes and their health care providers
SB 176 - Relating to tort liability actions
SB 338 - Relating to liability of possessor of real property for harm to trespasser
SB 390 - Increasing threshold of defendant's liability in tort action involving multiple defendants
SB 393 - Relating to licensed surveyors exemption from liability for defamation or slander of title
SB 395 - Absolving landowner's civil liability for hunting, trapping or fishing injuries
SB 450 - Establishing comparative fault standard
SB 484 - Providing immunity from liability for ski patrol rendering emergency assistance
SB 587 - Adopting several liability in tortious conduct actions
SB 629 - Limiting liability of landowners, operators and contractors in water pollution abatement projects

Libraries (5 Bills)
SB 528 - Computing local county share of public education library funding
SB 537 - Creating Library Facilities Improvement Fund
SB 575 - Relating to county boards of education funding of public libraries

Licenses (9 Bills)
SB 70 - Authorizing Secretary of State dissolve corporate entities or revoke certificates of authority under certain circumstances
SB 140 - Allowing National Guard members obtain free hunting and fishing license
SB 172 - Relating to nonintoxicating beer distributor licensees
SB 204 - Allowing licensure of certain veterinarians by endorsement
SB 211 - Requiring criminal history record check for certain Real Estate Commission license applicants
SB 214 - Eliminating interview requirement for certain medical licensee applicants
SB 399 - Relating to licensure of insurance adjusters
SB 433 - Creating informal dispute resolution process for DHHR providers or licensees
SB 480 - Requiring alcohol servers obtain alcohol server permits
SB 586 - Relating to licensure of barbers and cosmetologists
SB 620 - Requiring state agencies, boards, commissions and entities give tests regionally

Liens (4 Bills)
SB 85 - Permitting filing of bond in escrow to cover mechanic's lien
SB 441 - Relating to withdrawal of erroneous state tax liens
SB 509 - Imposing statutory liens on certain fire insurance proceeds

Local Bills (2 Bills)
SB 3 - Relating to WV Rt. 2 and I-68 Authority
SB 561 - Establishing Tucker County Cultural District Authority
SB 571 - Extending time Oceana City Council can meet as levying body
SB 602 - Authorizing DOH increase gross weight limitations on certain Brooke County roads
SB 658 - Extending time for Madison City Council to meet as levying body

Military Affairs (5 Bills)
SB 33 - Exempting all military retirement income from state income tax
SB 96 - Expanding PERS military service credit to certain veterans
SB 118 - Creating I Support Veterans license plate and license plate for fallen law-enforcement officers next-of-kin
SB 131 - Allowing National Guard firefighters continue as civilian Air National Guard firefighters
SB 133 - Exempting military, National Guard and reserve income from state income tax
SB 134 - Providing campground fee discount to National Guard members
SB 147 - Exempting certain military members' motor vehicles from personal property taxation
SB 161 - Issuing certain hunting and fishing licenses to National Guard and Reserve members and veterans
SB 173 - Establishing policy for higher education students called to active military duty
SB 174 - Providing for appointment of advocates for veterans at higher education institutions
SB 380 - Expanding Military Incentive Program for economically disadvantaged veterans
SB 460 - Exempting certain residents' active duty military pay from state income tax
SB 473 - Allowing issuance of ten-year vehicle registration plate to Bronze Star Medal recipients
SB 503 - Requiring county commissions purchase and display POW/MIA flag
SB 511 - Creating WV Veterans Auxiliary Fund
SB 513 - Increasing military retirement income tax exemption
SB 539 - Excluding certain veteran disability income when calculating spousal support
SB 558 - Exempting certain military service members from training course requirement for concealed weapons license
SB 647 - Allowing WV Military Authority receive funds from special revenue accounts

Mines and Minerals (2 Bills)
SB 56 - Creating Intrastate Coal and Use Act
SB 95 - Creating business and occupation tax credit to electric power generators using certain WV mined coal
SB 119 - Relating to surface owner's right to purchase mineral estate
SB 424 - Terminating state's jurisdiction over certain surface mining operation sites
SB 462 - Extending time for informal conferences on surface mining permit applications
SB 472 - Implementing state-specific selenium criteria plan
SB 488 - Relating to damage to health or safety systems of certain facilities
SB 563 - Excluding jewelry platinum, gold, silver and palladium from definition of "scrap metal"
SB 595 - Permitting surface owners to purchase delinquent mineral interests
SB 627 - Requiring certain post-mining land use reclamation utilize Clements State Tree Nursery

Motor Vehicles -- Driving Under Influence (27 Bills)
SB 90 - Creating felony offense of DUI causing death or serious bodily injury
SB 181 - Clarifying drugged driving offense
SB 376 - Relating to DUI hearings before Office of Administrative Hearings
SB 617 - Increasing DUI criminal penalties; Andrea's Law
SB 646 - Creating felony offense for DUI causing death

Motor Vehicles -- Insurance (7 Bills)
SB 443 - Increasing minimum proof of financial responsibility in motor vehicle insurance coverage

Motor Vehicles -- Licenses, Registration & Inspection (5 Bills)
SB 45 - Relating to biometric and social security number religious exemption on driver's license
SB 49 - Exempting certain motor vehicles from personal property tax and requiring antique licenses
SB 118 - Creating I Support Veterans license plate and license plate for fallen law-enforcement officers next-of-kin
SB 157 - Exempting certain nonresidents from Class D license requirement
SB 178 - Creating license plate for fallen law-enforcement officers' next-of-kin
SB 448 - Increasing number of demonstration dealer plates issued to large commercial vehicle dealers
SB 473 - Allowing issuance of ten-year vehicle registration plate to Bronze Star Medal recipients
SB 491 - Relating to rental car license cost recovery fee
SB 501 - Creating license plate for fallen law-enforcement officers' next-of-kin
SB 521 - Creating amnesty program for certain drivers with suspended or revoked licenses
SB 549 - Providing WV will not participate in REAL ID Act of 2005
SB 578 - Requiring proof of insurance for motor vehicle registration

Motor Vehicles -- Regulations (21 Bills)
SB 459 - Relating to warranties for used motor vehicles

Motor Vehicles -- Taxation (4 Bills)
SB 17 - Imposing consumers sales tax on utility terrain vehicle sales
SB 49 - Exempting certain motor vehicles from personal property tax and requiring antique licenses
SB 147 - Exempting certain military members' motor vehicles from personal property taxation
SB 446 - Conforming motor fuel taxes with International Fuel Tax Agreement
SB 550 - Relating to motor vehicle valuation for ad valorem property tax purposes

Motor Vehicles (And Related Subheadings) (15 Bills)
SB 112 - Relating generally to suspension or revocation of driver's license
SB 123 - Authorizing operation of low-speed vehicles in municipalities
SB 129 - Making failure to wear safety belts primary offense
SB 156 - Prohibiting hitch tongues on certain vehicles
SB 427 - Clarifying requirements for certain motor vehicle searches
SB 493 - Providing standards for converting and retrofitting motor vehicles to alternative fuels
SB 515 - Relating to use of television receivers and other devices in vehicles
SB 636 - Limiting amount municipalities can receive from certain speeding violation fines

Municipalities (3 Bills)
SB 14 - Granting counties and municipalities limited exemption from litter laws
SB 46 - Decreasing number of jurors on municipal jury
SB 123 - Authorizing operation of low-speed vehicles in municipalities
SB 163 - Relating to Municipal Home Rule Pilot Program
SB 400 - Relating to Municipal Home Rule Pilot Program
SB 435 - Continuing Municipal Home Rule Pilot Program
SB 564 - Increasing minimum construction cost of municipal public works project before competitive bidding is required
SB 566 - Permitting certain municipalities opt into rate regulation by PSC
SB 636 - Limiting amount municipalities can receive from certain speeding violation fines

Natural Resources (7 Bills)
SB 2 - Limiting landowner's civil liability for hunting injuries
SB 59 - Creating crossbow hunting license
SB 65 - Exempting PERS retirement income of DNR police officers from state income tax
SB 110 - Requiring certain property reassessments be phased in
SB 140 - Allowing National Guard members obtain free hunting and fishing license
SB 161 - Issuing certain hunting and fishing licenses to National Guard and Reserve members and veterans
SB 203 - Allowing posting of visible paint markings prohibiting hunting or trespassing
SB 395 - Absolving landowner's civil liability for hunting, trapping or fishing injuries
SB 412 - Relating to county conservation district supervisors
SB 414 - Clarifying hunting and fishing license-issuing authorities
SB 442 - Allowing certain persons possess firearms without having hunting license
SB 467 - Revising stocking permit requirements for release of aquatic species into state waters
SB 485 - Increasing compensation of natural resources police officers
SB 495 - Requiring public notice prior to real property acquisition by Outdoor Heritage Conservation Fund Board
SB 614 - Allowing local option election to permit Sunday hunting on private property

Oil and Gas (28 Bills)
SB 98 - Creating Shale Research, Education, Policy and Economic Development Center at WVU
SB 167 - Creating West Virginia Future Fund
SB 343 - Dedicating portion of oil and gas severance tax to counties and municipalities of origin
SB 616 - Integrating interests in horizontal shallow oil or gas well drilling units
SB 638 - Terminating certain severance tax exemption for production of natural gas or oil

Parks and Recreation (3 Bills)
SB 6 - Extending civil liability immunity to parks and recreation district operators
SB 196 - Relating to Coopers Rock State Forest
SB 218 - Including checkoff option on tax return for Jackson's Mill 4-H Camp
SB 465 - Providing campground fee discount to youth groups undertaking certain community service projects

Pornography (4 Bills)
SB 205 - Prohibiting juveniles from manufacturing, possessing and distributing nude or partially nude images of minors
SB 640 - Revising definition of "obscene matter" to contain specific matter harmful to minors

Prescriptions and Medications (2 Bills)
SB 11 - Relating to schedules of controlled substances
SB 23 - Relating to use of epinephrine in emergency situations
SB 108 - Creating Fatality and Mortality Review Team
SB 148 - Creating Medication Therapy Management Act
SB 162 - Reclassifying hydrocodone as Schedule II controlled substance
SB 379 - Expanding prescriptive authority of advanced nurse practitioners and certified nurse-midwives
SB 429 - Redefining "facility" under Medication Administration by Unlicensed Personnel Act

Professions and Occupations (3 Bills)
SB 24 - Subjecting actions brought against nursing homes to Medical Professional Liability Act
SB 29 - Providing tax incentive to dental practitioners servicing indigent patients
SB 70 - Authorizing Secretary of State dissolve corporate entities or revoke certificates of authority under certain circumstances
SB 204 - Allowing licensure of certain veterinarians by endorsement
SB 393 - Relating to licensed surveyors exemption from liability for defamation or slander of title
SB 401 - Relating to Board of Registration for Professional Engineers
SB 543 - Allowing Legislative Auditor establish application review fee schedule
SB 580 - Relating generally to practice of dentistry
SB 642 - Relating to requirement of professional engineer serving on sanitary board

Public Employees (2 Bills)
SB 75 - Increasing salaries of State Police civilian and forensic lab employees
SB 135 - Creating Equal Pay Coordinator within Division of Personnel
SB 136 - Removing statutory reference to salary of Women's Commission Executive Director
SB 137 - Requiring state-purchased uniforms be manufactured in United States
SB 164 - Creating State Labor Relations Act
SB 347 - Requiring Public Employees Grievance Board and Division of Personnel provide training seminars to certain persons
SB 351 - Allowing certain employees donate sick leave for leave donation program
SB 510 - Permitting state employees be appointed to state officer position without pay reduction
SB 529 - Requiring county commission be advised before discharging certain county employees
SB 536 - Prohibiting public officials and employees from using public funds for self promotion
SB 548 - Requiring county commission be advised before discharging certain county employees
SB 599 - Expanding number of hours temporary state personnel may work
SB 612 - Prohibiting certain public employee retirants from being reemployed within one year of retirement
SB 651 - Allowing state agencies to keep portion of surplus funds for employee bonuses

Public Service Commission (1 Bills)
SB 102 - Authorizing PSC promulgate rules establishing capacity improvement fee requirements
SB 127 - Requiring PSC annually report on broadband markets
SB 192 - Increasing civil penalties imposed by PSC for pipeline safety violations
SB 463 - Increasing special license fee paid by pipeline companies to PSC
SB 566 - Permitting certain municipalities opt into rate regulation by PSC

Public Service Districts (11 Bills)
SB 82 - Relating to public service district board membership

Railroads (1 Bills)
SB 103 - Creating WV Commuter Rail Access Act

Real Property (3 Bills)
SB 18 - Relating to appraisal method for certain multifamily rental property for ad valorem property tax
SB 71 - Requiring descriptions of easements and rights-of-way include width in addition to centerline; exception
SB 99 - Prohibiting increases in assessed value of real property under certain circumstances
SB 116 - Relating to crimes against property involving graffiti
SB 119 - Relating to surface owner's right to purchase mineral estate
SB 138 - Transferring sole ownership of real property to co-owner paying taxes
SB 159 - Creating Uniform Real Property Transfer on Death Act
SB 203 - Allowing posting of visible paint markings prohibiting hunting or trespassing
SB 338 - Relating to liability of possessor of real property for harm to trespasser
SB 552 - Creating Uniform Real Property Electronic Recording Act
SB 585 - Maintaining residential rental property in habitable condition
SB 635 - Permitting landlord to terminate lease on multitenant commercial property under certain circumstances
SB 645 - Relating to fair and equitable property valuation

Regulations (1 Bills)
SB 115 - Relating generally to horse and dog racing
SB 334 - Requiring certain public works employees complete construction safety program
SB 335 - Permitting certain hospitals exemption from certificate of need
SB 392 - Relating to regulation of fireworks
SB 437 - Regulating commercial dog-breeding operations
SB 464 - Regulating tanning facilities
SB 659 - Requiring National Flood Insurance Program State Coordinator establish permit fees for certain project applications

Religious Organizations (18 Bills)
SB 396 - Creating WV Religious Freedom Restoration Act

Retirement -- Public Employees (7 Bills)
SB 15 - Relating to limitation on post-retirement earnings by PERS retirees
SB 65 - Exempting PERS retirement income of DNR police officers from state income tax
SB 96 - Expanding PERS military service credit to certain veterans
SB 169 - Preventing disability pension reduction for certain PERS members
SB 358 - Relating to municipal policemen and firemen pensions
SB 403 - Relating to judicial retirement system contribution rates
SB 406 - Relating to Deputy Sheriff Retirement System Act
SB 418 - Relating to Emergency Medical Services Retirement System Act
SB 431 - Relating to public employer liability for delinquent retirement contributions
SB 469 - Clarifying service credit for certain PERS members
SB 471 - Clarifying "years of employment" includes county school board service for retirement purposes
SB 507 - Relating to PERS and State Police Retirement System contribution rates
SB 512 - Exempting certain state and federal retirement income from state income tax
SB 576 - Transferring moneys from Unclaimed Property Trust Fund to Municipal Pensions and Protection Fund
SB 583 - Extending time limit for payment of transfer costs to EMS Retirement System
SB 612 - Prohibiting certain public employee retirants from being reemployed within one year of retirement

Roads and Highways (12 Bills)
SB 3 - Relating to WV Rt. 2 and I-68 Authority
SB 58 - Providing for construction of Lou Tabit Freeway
SB 142 - Relating to road and highway improvements by private investors
SB 354 - Requiring study on alternative revenue sources for funding state roads
SB 475 - Requiring Parkways Authority transfer portion of Turnpike revenue to certain counties
SB 553 - Relating to Highway Design-Build Program
SB 602 - Authorizing DOH increase gross weight limitations on certain Brooke County roads
SB 633 - Relating to residential community waivers for salvage yard establishment
SB 655 - Creating Safe and Efficient Parkways Act

Safety (1 Bills)
SB 100 - Requiring mandatory use of armored vests by law enforcement
SB 129 - Making failure to wear safety belts primary offense
SB 158 - Creating Complete Streets Act
SB 192 - Increasing civil penalties imposed by PSC for pipeline safety violations
SB 334 - Requiring certain public works employees complete construction safety program
SB 386 - Relating to personal safety orders
SB 451 - Clarifying when carbon monoxide detector is required

Salaries (1 Bills)
SB 75 - Increasing salaries of State Police civilian and forensic lab employees
SB 124 - Increasing compensation of attorneys appointed in child abuse and neglect proceedings
SB 135 - Creating Equal Pay Coordinator within Division of Personnel
SB 136 - Removing statutory reference to salary of Women's Commission Executive Director
SB 210 - Providing certain magistrate court employees be compensated equally
SB 216 - Requiring prevailing hourly rates in public improvements construction
SB 378 - Adjusting population line for calculating certain magistrate and staff salaries
SB 510 - Permitting state employees be appointed to state officer position without pay reduction
SB 531 - Providing elected county officials receive raise based on Consumer Price Index
SB 541 - Increasing compensation of certain county officials
SB 641 - Increasing compensation caps for family court secretary-clerks and case coordinators
SB 654 - Increasing salaries of Division of Corrections' employees

Secretary of State (3 Bills)
SB 70 - Authorizing Secretary of State dissolve corporate entities or revoke certificates of authority under certain circumstances
SB 505 - Publishing certain Secretary of State documents in electronic format only

Senior Citizens (6 Bills)
SB 62 - Increasing low-income qualifier rate for homestead tax credit
SB 106 - Relating to Bureau of Senior Services in-home care worker registry

Sunset Law (4 Bills)
SB 544 - Scheduling departmental performance reviews

Taxation -- Consumers Sales Tax (2 Bills)
SB 17 - Imposing consumers sales tax on utility terrain vehicle sales
SB 55 - Exempting homeowners' association dues, fees and assessments from consumers sales and service tax
SB 61 - Exempting sales of medication prescribed by veterinarians from consumers sales and service tax

Taxation -- Mines & Minerals (8 Bills)
SB 343 - Dedicating portion of oil and gas severance tax to counties and municipalities of origin
SB 638 - Terminating certain severance tax exemption for production of natural gas or oil

Taxation -- Motor Vehicles (9 Bills)
SB 185 - Relating to alternative-fuel motor vehicles and qualified refueling infrastructure tax credits

Taxation -- Personal & Corporate Income Tax (2 Bills)
SB 19 - Providing personal income tax credit for recycling service fees
SB 29 - Providing tax incentive to dental practitioners servicing indigent patients
SB 33 - Exempting all military retirement income from state income tax
SB 42 - Providing state income tax credit for certain firefighters
SB 51 - Providing personal income tax credit for nursing faculty
SB 65 - Exempting PERS retirement income of DNR police officers from state income tax
SB 97 - Providing personal income tax credit for qualified college student loans
SB 104 - Providing personal income tax deduction for spaying or neutering
SB 133 - Exempting military, National Guard and reserve income from state income tax
SB 183 - Updating terms in Corporation Net Income Tax Act
SB 184 - Updating terms in Personal Income Tax Act
SB 218 - Including checkoff option on tax return for Jackson's Mill 4-H Camp
SB 436 - Eliminating rehabilitated residential building tax credit
SB 460 - Exempting certain residents' active duty military pay from state income tax
SB 497 - Improving emergency preparedness; creating emergency generator tax credit
SB 512 - Exempting certain state and federal retirement income from state income tax
SB 513 - Increasing military retirement income tax exemption
SB 551 - Applying solar energy tax credit to each system installation; extending credit date
SB 632 - Creating emergency generators tax credit for certain businesses

Taxation -- Property (5 Bills)
SB 18 - Relating to appraisal method for certain multifamily rental property for ad valorem property tax
SB 49 - Exempting certain motor vehicles from personal property tax and requiring antique licenses
SB 62 - Increasing low-income qualifier rate for homestead tax credit
SB 99 - Prohibiting increases in assessed value of real property under certain circumstances
SB 110 - Requiring certain property reassessments be phased in
SB 138 - Transferring sole ownership of real property to co-owner paying taxes
SB 346 - Creating Appraisal Management Companies Registration Act
SB 489 - Permitting community enhancement districts to decrease annual property assessments
SB 645 - Relating to fair and equitable property valuation

Taxation -- Roads & Fuel (6 Bills)
SB 185 - Relating to alternative-fuel motor vehicles and qualified refueling infrastructure tax credits
SB 217 - Reducing wholesale tax on certain fuels
SB 366 - Relating to tax credit for certain alternative-fuel motor vehicles
SB 446 - Conforming motor fuel taxes with International Fuel Tax Agreement
SB 454 - Relating to taxation of alternative motor fuels

Taxation (And Related Subheadings) (9 Bills)
SB 95 - Creating business and occupation tax credit to electric power generators using certain WV mined coal
SB 166 - Establishing tax credit for certain physicians providing services in free health clinics
SB 167 - Creating West Virginia Future Fund
SB 182 - Lowering available tax credit amount for film industry
SB 195 - Modifying tax rate expiration date on eligible acute care hospitals
SB 357 - Including commercial campsite in definition of "hotel" for hotel occupancy tax purposes
SB 377 - Redefining "retailer engaging in business in this state" for sales and use tax purposes
SB 440 - Relating to disclosure of specified tax information for enforcement of Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement
SB 441 - Relating to withdrawal of erroneous state tax liens
SB 445 - Allowing Tax Commissioner divert lottery prizes to offset tax liabilities of lottery winners
SB 497 - Improving emergency preparedness; creating emergency generator tax credit
SB 593 - Increasing excise tax on cigarettes and tobacco products
SB 618 - Creating Tax Revenue Act of 2013

Technology (3 Bills)
SB 127 - Requiring PSC annually report on broadband markets
SB 515 - Relating to use of television receivers and other devices in vehicles
SB 556 - Relating to broadband deployment projects
SB 630 - Relating to Chief Technology Officer's duties with regard to security of government information

Tobacco and Tobacco Products (13 Bills)
SB 389 - Relating to alternative nicotine products
SB 440 - Relating to disclosure of specified tax information for enforcement of Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement
SB 593 - Increasing excise tax on cigarettes and tobacco products
SB 605 - Eliminating duplicative reporting requirements on imported cigarettes
SB 649 - Requiring certain tobacco product manufacturers not participating in Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement to post bond

Tourism (7 Bills)
SB 561 - Establishing Tucker County Cultural District Authority
SB 634 - Imposing tax on telecommunications businesses to benefit Division of Tourism's promotion and maintenance of outdoor activities

Transportation (9 Bills)
SB 1 - Relating to comprehensive agreements for public-private transportation facilities
SB 20 - Exempting certain taxicab companies from Workers' Compensation Fund subscription
SB 103 - Creating WV Commuter Rail Access Act
SB 158 - Creating Complete Streets Act
SB 186 - Relating generally to deposits in Special Railroad and Intermodal Enhancement Fund and Revenue Shortfall Reserve Fund
SB 190 - Relating to public-private transportation projects funding

Treasurer (14 Bills)
SB 432 - Relating generally to State Treasurer's Office
SB 474 - Clarifying when deposits are presumed abandoned for unclaimed property purposes
SB 662 - Establishing cap for collections into Department of Agriculture's land division special revenue account

Unemployment Compensation (1 Bills)
SB 619 - Relating to disqualification for unemployment benefits as result of strike

Uniform Laws (3 Bills)
SB 426 - Amending Uniform Commercial Code
SB 552 - Creating Uniform Real Property Electronic Recording Act
SB 582 - Implementing terms of Uniform Arbitration Act
SB 611 - Updating Uniform Common Interest Ownership Act

Utilities (9 Bills)
SB 95 - Creating business and occupation tax credit to electric power generators using certain WV mined coal
SB 102 - Authorizing PSC promulgate rules establishing capacity improvement fee requirements
SB 192 - Increasing civil penalties imposed by PSC for pipeline safety violations
SB 463 - Increasing special license fee paid by pipeline companies to PSC

Water Resources (10 Bills)
SB 467 - Revising stocking permit requirements for release of aquatic species into state waters
SB 472 - Implementing state-specific selenium criteria plan
SB 596 - Determining grant awards for Chesapeake Bay and Greenbrier River watershed compliance projects
SB 629 - Limiting liability of landowners, operators and contractors in water pollution abatement projects

Workers Compensation (2 Bills)
SB 12 - Relating to employer and third-party liability under workers' compensation deliberate intention exception
SB 20 - Exempting certain taxicab companies from Workers' Compensation Fund subscription
SB 168 - Providing workers' compensation benefits for mental illness under certain circumstances
SB 456 - Relating to rebuttable presumption for firefighters' disability and death benefits for certain cancers
SB 606 - Awarding attorney fees in certain workers' compensation medical treatment cases

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