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Abortion (24 Bills)
HB 2083 - Relating to the care of aborted fetuses
HB 2240 - Requiring physicians performing abortions take steps designed to save the life of any aborted live fetus
HB 2242 - Requiring abortion facilities to have certain written policies and procedures
HB 2243 - Requiring that abortions be performed in hospitals or by physicians with admitting privileges to a hospital within the local servi
HB 2364 - The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act
HB 2371 - Prohibiting the performance of any abortion when the woman seeking it is doing so solely on account of the gender of the fetus
HB 2375 - No State-Funded Transportation for Abortion Act
HB 2482 - Prohibiting school employees from promoting abortion
HB 3081 - Preventing taxpayer subsidization of health insurance covering elective abortions
HB 3103 - Making it illegal to transport a minor across state lines to obtain an abortion without written consent of both parents
HB 4311 - Preventing taxpayer subsidization of health insurance covering elective abortions
HB 4489 - Preventing taxpayer subsidization of health insurance covering elective abortions
HB 4588 - Protecting unborn children who are capable of experiencing pain by prohibiting abortion after twenty weeks
HB 4593 - Women's Health Protection Act

Actions and Suits (19 Bills)
HB 2285 - Providing immunity from civil liability hospital volunteers who in good faith render emergency care at a hospital
HB 2364 - The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act
HB 2757 - Private cause of action for the humane destruction of a dog
HB 2972 - Providing for structured settlements for minors who are injured or otherwise suffer a loss
HB 2985 - Authorizing attorney fees and costs to the prevailing party in a court case in which adverse possession is asserted
HB 2989 - Creating a system for the bifurcation for trial of claims for compensatory and exemplary damages
HB 3067 - Relating to limitations of actions and suits
HB 4001 - Government Fraud Prevention Act
HB 4143 - Act to Stop Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation (SLAPPs)
HB 4220 - Relating to waiver of jury trial in claims arising from consumer transactions
HB 4426 - Relating to contested cases
HB 4427 - Relating to hearings before the Office of Administrative Hearings
HB 4493 - Repealing section of code that determines venue for certain suits and actions in claims due and against the state

Acts (122 Bills)
HB 2054 - The Healthy and Safe Workplace Act
HB 2109 - Creative Communities Development Act
HB 2118 - West Virginia Renewable Energy Act
HB 2182 - Creating the West Virginia Innovation Free-Trade Business Technology Property Valuation Act and the West Virginia Innovation Free-
HB 2200 - Energy Efficient Building Act
HB 2214 - Intrastate Coal and Use Act
HB 2257 - Creating a publicly accessible database of information relevant to all horizontally drilled wells
HB 2323 - West Virginia Energy Efficiency Act
HB 2346 - The Uniform Debt Management Services Act
HB 2364 - The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act
HB 2375 - No State-Funded Transportation for Abortion Act
HB 2427 - West Virginia Firearms Freedom Act
HB 2438 - Certified Legal Assistant Act
HB 2488 - Real Property Transfer on Death Act
HB 2496 - West Virginia School Personnel Survivor Benefit Act
HB 2535 - Creating the "Intrastate Coal and Use Act" and the "Intrastate Oil and Natural Gas and Use Act"
HB 2564 - Delaying implementation of the Alternative and Renewable Energy Portfolio Act
HB 2578 - Creating the Good Jobs Internet Reporting Act
HB 2609 - Relating to the Alternative and Renewable Energy Portfolio Act
HB 2724 - Relating to the Emergency Medical Services Act
HB 2732 - Freedom From Unwarranted Surveillance Act
HB 2785 - Creating the "Safe and Efficient Parkways Act" (SEPA)
HB 2801 - Creating the "West Virginia Infrastructure Emergency Response Act of 2013"
HB 2832 - Creating the "Firearm Protection Act"
HB 2882 - Creating the Budget Reform Act
HB 2918 - West Virginia Fair Health Insurance Act of 2013
HB 2972 - Providing for structured settlements for minors who are injured or otherwise suffer a loss
HB 3001 - Requiring a composite soil sampling and testing be performed on the ground area underneath a pit or impoundment after it has been
HB 3009 - Schoolchildren's Religious Liberties Act
HB 3016 - Restroom Access Act
HB 3040 - Relating generally to the tax treatment of manufacturing entities
HB 3053 - Relating to the labor-management relations act for the private sector
HB 3071 - Relating to civil penalties and civil administrative penalties for violations of the Water Pollution Control Act
HB 3073 - Creating the "Health Care Choice Act"
HB 3101 - Updating the Uniform Common Interest Ownership Act
HB 3129 - Creating of the Verifiable Science Act
HB 4001 - Government Fraud Prevention Act
HB 4010 - Creating the Uniform Real Property Electronic Recording Act
HB 4011 - Uniform Real Property Transfer on Death Act
HB 4012 - Relating to the Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts
HB 4134 - Establishing the West Virginia Religious Freedom Restoration Act
HB 4156 - Electronic Toll Collection Act
HB 4159 - Updating the meaning of federal adjusted gross income and certain other terms
HB 4162 - Relating to the Local Solution Dropout Prevention and Recovery Innovation Zone Act
HB 4174 - Updating the meaning of federal adjusted gross income and certain other terms used in the West Virginia Corporation Net Income Tax
HB 4184 - Relating to the West Virginia Tourism Development Act
HB 4196 - Requiring the Workforce Investment Council to provide information and guidance to local workforce investment boards that would ena
HB 4201 - Relating to civil and criminal penalties for violations of the Logging Sediment Control Act
HB 4224 - Making changes to the definition of electrical contractor
HB 4227 - Requiring certification of correctness as to design, construction and performance of domestic and commercial liquefied petroleum g
HB 4238 - Providing a tax credit to coal producers who sell coal to taxpayers who increase their consumption of West Virginia coal
HB 4255 - Water Resources Protection and Management Act
HB 4258 - Creating a source water protection program and an industrial aboveground storage tank program to protect source water supplies and
HB 4264 - Creating the Compassionate Use Act for Medical Cannabis
HB 4267 - Legalizing and regulating the sale and use of fireworks and creating the West Virginia Veterans Program Fund
HB 4279 - Creating the Citizen Privacy and Internet Activity Act
HB 4284 - Pregnant Workers' Fairness Act
HB 4285 - Amending the Water Resources Protection and Management Act to incorporate recommendations from the state Water Resources Managemen
HB 4286 - Captive Cervid Farming Act
HB 4291 - Relating to civil penalties and civil administrative penalties for violations of the Water Pollution Control Act by coal mining
HB 4303 - Oil and Gas Drilling Workplace Safety Act
HB 4316 - Creating the student data accessability, transparency and accountability act
HB 4319 - Relating to the State Treasurer's office
HB 4327 - Prohibiting health care practitioners from prescribing or administering drugs other than in a good faith, therapeutic manner
HB 4340 - Providing an exception to certain provisions of the West Virginia Ethics Act
HB 4343 - West Virginia Project Launchpad Act
HB 4351 - Creating a review process for tax expenditures
HB 4367 - West Virginia Energy Efficiency Resource Act
HB 4380 - Making the Department of Corrections and the Department of Health, and their respective workplaces, subject to the Occupational Sa
HB 4393 - Creating the Dangerous Wild Animals Act
HB 4395 - Internet Service Provider Accountability Act
HB 4397 - Relating to recovery of service charges and fees charged to the Tax Commissioner by financial institutions
HB 4419 - Creating the West Virginia Children with Autism Trust Fund
HB 4464 - All relating to the Freedom of Information Act
HB 4498 - Creating the Jobs Impact Statement Act
HB 4499 - Updating the Uniform Common Interest Ownership Act
HB 4508 - Proposing changes to the state Administrative Act and rules
HB 4513 - Creating the College Degree Attainment Act
HB 4528 - Small Employer Business Advocate Act
HB 4531 - Telemedicine for quality improvement and healthcare modernization act
HB 4572 - Creating the Citizen Enforcement of Clean Water Act
HB 4575 - Relating to the West Virginia Contractor Licensing Act
HB 4576 - Creating the Jobs Impact Statement Act
HB 4593 - Women's Health Protection Act
HB 4603 - Patient Injury Act
HB 4613 - Creating the West Virginia Jobs Incentive Act

Advertising (4 Bills)
HB 2418 - Requiring the Public Employees Insurance Agency and its contractors, under certain circumstances, to advertise that they are seeki
HB 3045 - Eliminating specific statutory restrictions on outdoor advertisement
HB 4483 - Removing limitations on advertising and promotional activities by limited video lottery retailers

Agriculture (15 Bills)
HB 2112 - Prohibiting the use of prophylactic feeding of antibiotics to livestock
HB 2145 - Creating the "Genetically Engineered Crop and Animal Farmer Protection Act"
HB 2153 - Creating the "Genetically Engineered Food Right to Know Act"
HB 2207 - Creating the "Genetically Engineered Organism Liability Act"
HB 2267 - Creating the Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program Fund
HB 4273 - Permitting co-owners of cows to receive raw milk from those cows
HB 4274 - Permitting the sale of raw milk
HB 4286 - Captive Cervid Farming Act
HB 4315 - Relating to assessment of real property
HB 4405 - Increasing the cap for collections into the land division special revenue account of the Department of Agriculture
HB 4439 - Granting the Department of Agriculture the authority to create and maintain a program to encourage, support and develop West Virgi
HB 4523 - Relating to the West Virginia fertilizer law

Air Quality (9 Bills)
HB 2044 - Relating to air pollution control
HB 2111 - Employing best available control technology to control air pollution
HB 2304 - Adding oil and gas facilities, wells, pipelines and tanks to the coordinated statewide program of air pollution prevention
HB 3034 - Requiring underground mines fire boss examinations include examining the air quantity
HB 4346 - Establishing separate standards of performance for carbon dioxide emissions

Alcohol (30 Bills)
HB 2051 - Requiring a preliminary breath analysis for the purpose of determining the blood alcohol content of a surviving driver
HB 2097 - Providing for career development and establishing a pay scale for Alcohol Beverage Commission inspectors, enforcement agents and s
HB 2356 - Prohibiting the sale of beer and wine at self-scan registers
HB 2500 - Increasing the penalty for driving under the influence causing death
HB 2501 - Creating the West Virginia Addictions Treatment and Recovery Fund
HB 2720 - Requiring the closing hours of private clubs to be two o'clock a.m.
HB 2834 - Exempting valid nonprofit organizations from licensing requirements of the West Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority duri
HB 2991 - Providing that a wine retailer may be licensed as a retail dealer in nonintoxicating beer for the limited purpose of selling nonin
HB 3004 - Increasing the percentage a liquor retail licensee must charge licensed clubs and the general public
HB 3141 - Providing consistency for the location of the Alcohol Beverage Control Administration's appeal hearings
HB 4241 - Requiring employers subject to the jurisdiction of the Office of Miner's Health, Safety and Training to implement an alcohol abuse
HB 4292 - Funding for substance abuse services through increased taxes on beer, wine and liquor
HB 4402 - Providing a procedure for the conditional discharge for first offense underage purchase, consumption, sale, service or possession
HB 4412 - Relating to special one-day licenses for charitable events to sell nonintoxicating beer or wine
HB 4436 - Providing exceptions to the definition of public place
HB 4454 - Relating to the sale of alcoholic beverages on Sundays by private licensees
HB 4455 - Relating to the sale of wine and alcoholic liquors by licensed wineries, farm wineries, distilleries and mini-distilleries
HB 4529 - Relating to the sale of wine
HB 4549 - Clarifying the regulation of nonintoxicating beer brewers and distributors, agreements, networks, products, brands and extensions
HB 4602 - Relating to the powers and authority of state and local law enforcement to enforce underage drinking laws at private clubs

Animals (19 Bills)
HB 2112 - Prohibiting the use of prophylactic feeding of antibiotics to livestock
HB 2115 - Relating to the purchase and sale of dogs
HB 2301 - Prohibiting declination or termination of property insurance based solely upon a home owner's possession of a certain breed of dog
HB 2387 - Relating to reasonable accommodations under the West Virginia Fair Housing Act for persons with disabilities who need assistive a
HB 2757 - Private cause of action for the humane destruction of a dog
HB 2794 - Prohibiting declination or termination of property insurance based solely upon a home owner's possession of a certain breed of dog
HB 4218 - Permitting counties to adopt certain ordinances relating to dogs and cats
HB 4273 - Permitting co-owners of cows to receive raw milk from those cows
HB 4286 - Captive Cervid Farming Act
HB 4293 - Regulating the importation and possession of certain injurious aquatic species
HB 4300 - Creating a State Animal Abuse Registry
HB 4356 - Creating a West Virginia personal income tax modification reducing federal adjusted gross income for persons who choose to spay or
HB 4378 - Relating to permits to kill deer or other wildlife causing damage to cultivated crops
HB 4393 - Creating the Dangerous Wild Animals Act
HB 4511 - Distributing money that was set aside from the West Virginia Greyhound Breeder Development Fund

Appropriations (7 Bills)
HB 2052 - Prohibiting the naming of a publicly funded building, road, structure or project for a living elected public official
HB 2581 - Requiring that a sum certain be deposited into the Education Improvement Fund for appropriation by the Legislature
HB 3082 - Providing a limit on consulting fees
HB 4015 - Budget Bill, making appropriations of public money out of the treasury in accordance with section fifty-one, article six of the Co

Appropriations-Supplemental (12 Bills)
HB 2236 - Providing a salary supplement for providers of medicaid eligible services in the public schools
HB 2359 - Relating to the Public Employees Retirement System and the Teachers Retirement System; and providing a one-time supplement for ann
HB 4176 - Making a supplementary appropriation to the Department of Health and Human Resources, Division of Human Services
HB 4177 - Making a supplementary appropriation to various agencies
HB 4178 - Making a supplementary appropriation to the Department of Commerce, WorkForce West Virginia
HB 4179 - Expiring funds to the unappropriated surplus balance in the State Fund, General Revenue
HB 4180 - Supplementing, amending, decreasing, adding a new item, and expiring items of appropriation in certain accounts
HB 4181 - Making a supplementary appropriation to the Division of Natural Resources, and to the Bureau for Senior Services
HB 4182 - Supplementing, amending, increasing, decreasing, and adding items of appropriations in various accounts
HB 4183 - Supplementing, amending, decreasing, and increasing items of the existing appropriations from the State Road Fund to the Departmen

Associations (5 Bills)
HB 2367 - Establishing a West Virginia State Trooper's Association leave donation program
HB 3101 - Updating the Uniform Common Interest Ownership Act
HB 4488 - Eliminating the requirement for notarization of the articles of incorporation for cooperative associations

Athletics (11 Bills)
HB 2002 - Providing for the use of neck braces by football players
HB 2190 - Requiring the West Virginia Secondary School Activities Commission to propose legislative rules concerning concussions
HB 2326 - Relating to persons who do not qualify for professional certificates who are issued certificates to serve in the public schools as
HB 2526 - Allowing for the participation of home schooled students in certain secondary school activities
HB 2999 - Prohibiting members of the state Athletic Commission from judging or refereeing any professional boxing, full contact boxing or mi
HB 4230 - Relating to the secondary schools athletic commission
HB 4448 - Changing the composition of the State Athletic Commission

Attorney General (2 Bills)
HB 4490 - Attorney General Ethics and Accountability Act
HB 4596 - Continuing the fraud control unit in the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit

Attorneys (13 Bills)
HB 2155 - Making grants from state and other funds to provide civil legal services to low income persons
HB 2298 - Providing guidance for prosecuting attorneys in cases involving abused and neglected children
HB 2342 - Permitting the issuance of a barrister's certificate to teach course specific curricula in public schools
HB 2438 - Certified Legal Assistant Act
HB 2788 - Requiring that all attorneys employed by the State of West Virginia in legal positions paying $100,000 or more must have a license
HB 2985 - Authorizing attorney fees and costs to the prevailing party in a court case in which adverse possession is asserted
HB 4143 - Act to Stop Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation (SLAPPs)
HB 4565 - Requiring the circuit court , when appointing counsel for alleged protected persons, to make appointments from a listing of all i

Audits/Auditing (4 Bills)
HB 2041 - Changing the time for periodic valuations and assessments of real and personal property
HB 4219 - Auditing the Division of Highways
HB 4466 - Requiring that the Legislative Auditor conduct audits of all spending units

Aviation (7 Bills)
HB 2900 - Requiring regional airport authority board members to include persons of area expertise
HB 2997 - Prohibiting the use of unmanned aircraft
HB 4216 - Adding aircraft operations on private airstrips and farms to the definition of recreational purpose
HB 4324 - Clarifying how members of regional airport authority boards are to be allocated
HB 4562 - Changing the manner members are appointed to the Eastern West Virginia Regional Airport Authority

Banks and Banking (9 Bills)
HB 2081 - Making electronic payments subject to the same fees as are currently permitted for returned checks
HB 2346 - The Uniform Debt Management Services Act
HB 2412 - Ensuring that borrowers are provided accurate notice of their right to cure a default on any installment or other secured obligati
HB 4290 - Revising the regulatory structure of money transmitters and other entities
HB 4397 - Relating to recovery of service charges and fees charged to the Tax Commissioner by financial institutions
HB 4584 - State Bank of West Virginia

Boards and Commissions (66 Bills)
HB 2017 - Providing nonsupervisory employees of the West Virginia State Board of Education with the same protections against summary dismiss
HB 2039 - Giving the Insurance Commissioner the power to regulate and penalize self-insured employers
HB 2045 - Authorizing the Governor to appoint an additional member to the Surface Mine Board that represents the interest of labor
HB 2053 - Requiring county boards of education to employ a certified library media specialist in each county school
HB 2055 - Increasing the amount of mine subsidence insurance reinsured by the board of risk management
HB 2107 - Exempting county school boards of education school buses from paying tolls for transit over the West Virginia Turnpike or any park
HB 2151 - Requiring the West Virginia Commissioner of Highways to use recycled materials in construction or maintenance of roads and highway
HB 2170 - Clarifying the law governing the duties of professional licensing boards
HB 2178 - Authorizing licensing boards to require applicants to submit to criminal background checks
HB 2329 - Relating to the use of personal leave days by a surviving spouse of a deceased employee of a school board
HB 2382 - Relating to the Fire Prevention and Control Act
HB 2408 - Requiring all state boards, commissions, committees or councils to be gender balanced and to have proportionate representation of
HB 2440 - Adopting guidelines to permit pharmacists to prescribe medications
HB 2584 - Relating to licensing board accounts
HB 2743 - Consolidating purchasing by county boards of education
HB 2775 - Abolishing the Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists
HB 2790 - Relating to public service district board members
HB 2821 - Relating to the Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists
HB 2900 - Requiring regional airport authority board members to include persons of area expertise
HB 2905 - Establishing anesthesia patient safety standards for office-based surgery
HB 2937 - Authorizing a county school board to adopt a policy that allows an inspirational message
HB 2955 - Traumatic Brain Injury Services Commission
HB 2957 - The County Home Rule Pilot Program
HB 2963 - Providing educators released time to serve on county commissions
HB 3144 - Relating to supervision of works by a sanitary board
HB 4124 - Relating to required orientation sessions for state licensing boards
HB 4128 - Requiring boards of examination or registration to maintain a list of disciplinary actions on a public access website
HB 4131 - Requiring certain boards of examination or registration to conduct a nationwide criminal background check on all applicants
HB 4149 - Allowing members of the Board of Public Works to be represented by designees and to vote by proxy
HB 4171 - Requiring local governmental bodies to approve rules promulgated by local boards of health
HB 4236 - Sexual assault nurse examination network
HB 4260 - Eliminating unnecessary boards
HB 4305 - Relating to the requirements of members of a building commission board be from the same political party
HB 4313 - Relating to powers and duties of the parole board
HB 4321 - Requiring written notice from public service boards to users of delinquency and date of termination and discontinuance of service
HB 4336 - Relating to state control of county schools
HB 4448 - Changing the composition of the State Athletic Commission
HB 4492 - Relating to investment of moneys by the West Virginia Investment Management Board
HB 4538 - Relating to the Board of Dentistry
HB 4543 - Relating to the board of Funeral Service Examiners
HB 4574 - Authorizing the Board of Registration for Professional Engineers to renew certificates on a biennial basis
HB 4597 - Relating to the State Board of Education
HB 4614 - Establishing the West Virginia Sentencing Commission

Bonds (13 Bills)
HB 2020 - Relating to conditions of bond for defendants in cases of crimes between family or household members
HB 2061 - Requiring operators to post a bond for each well and to condition the release of the bond
HB 2093 - Requiring the Commissioner of Highways to require bonds be posted in connection with major construction, mineral extraction and in
HB 2166 - Modifying the bonding requirement for closing-out sales
HB 2233 - Relating to the School Building Authority
HB 2988 - Providing the West Virginia Courthouse Facilities Improvement Authority with the ability to issue bonds
HB 4222 - Providing the Parkways Authority with the power to issue $500 million worth of bonds

Buildings (24 Bills)
HB 2052 - Prohibiting the naming of a publicly funded building, road, structure or project for a living elected public official
HB 2156 - Providing criminal penalties for the intentional defacement of public and private property due to graffiti
HB 2200 - Energy Efficient Building Act
HB 2233 - Relating to the School Building Authority
HB 2416 - Authorizing the School Building Authority to award grants or moneys to county and local library boards in connection with public l
HB 2449 - Requiring a landlord address issues of the accumulation of moisture and the growth of mold
HB 2576 - Repealing requirements that prevailing wages be paid in connection with the construction of public improvements
HB 2752 - Exempting construction performed on behalf of educational authorities from prevailing wage requirements
HB 2895 - Requiring display of POW/MIA flag on county courthouses and other government buildings
HB 2988 - Providing the West Virginia Courthouse Facilities Improvement Authority with the ability to issue bonds
HB 4200 - Relating to possession of concealed deadly weapons in certain buildings owned by the state
HB 4357 - Requiring the construction of new public buildings and when an entrance of an existing public building is renovated to be complian
HB 4575 - Relating to the West Virginia Contractor Licensing Act
HB 4583 - Relating to the regulation of dilapidated buildings

Capitol Complex (5 Bills)
HB 2459 - Permitting certain holders of concealed weapons permits to carry weapons of the grounds and buildings on the State Capitol Complex
HB 2476 - Encouraging public officials to display the national motto on all public property and public buildings
HB 4309 - Permitting a person to keep a firearm in his or her motor vehicle upon the grounds of the State Capitol Complex

Cemeteries (6 Bills)
HB 2442 - Requiring every internment or grave to identify the decedents' identity
HB 2893 - Relating to preservation of cemeteries
HB 4132 - Making it illegal for anyone to photograph a corpse except for certain legitimate purposes
HB 4167 - Increasing the criminal penalties for damage to a cemetery or graveyard

Charitable Organizations (7 Bills)
HB 2004 - Exempting nonprofit organizations from paying an annual motor vehicle registration fee
HB 2116 - Income tax deduction for gifts to West Virginia charities
HB 2132 - Permitting the racing commission to regulate charity racing events
HB 4412 - Relating to special one-day licenses for charitable events to sell nonintoxicating beer or wine

Child Welfare (75 Bills)
HB 2110 - Providing that visitation to a grandparent shall consist of a minimum of one visit a month
HB 2146 - Relating to conduct and circumstances of child abuse
HB 2167 - Creating the misdemeanor offense for child neglect resulting in a substantial risk of bodily injury
HB 2201 - Relating to child abuse and neglect
HB 2220 - Prohibiting sex offenders from residing in certain areas and subjecting convicted sex offenders to global positional system monito
HB 2245 - Requiring the use of helmets by skateboarders
HB 2293 - Reducing from six months to three months the period of delinquency for failure to meet an obligation to pay support to a minor
HB 2296 - Establishing a bill of rights for children in foster care
HB 2297 - Establishing a bill of rights for foster parents
HB 2298 - Providing guidance for prosecuting attorneys in cases involving abused and neglected children
HB 2300 - Regulating the use of the internet by children
HB 2305 - BPA-Free Kids Act
HB 2324 - Increasing the minimum prison sentence for a parent or guardian or custodian who abuses a child
HB 2338 - Requiring a convicted sex offender who volunteers for an organization whose volunteers have contact with minors to inform that org
HB 2349 - Increasing the number of child protective service workers
HB 2400 - Relating to disclosure of sex offender registration to private elementary and secondary schools, and to higher education instituti
HB 2446 - Creating the crime of soliciting a minor
HB 2452 - Relating to extended family visitation
HB 2485 - Requiring health care providers to release unemancipated minor's medical records for drug testing to a parent or legal guardian wi
HB 2499 - Eliminating good time for persons convicted of sex crimes involving minor children
HB 2588 - Relating to requiring notification to foster parents
HB 2773 - Relating to state responsibilities for the protection and care of children
HB 2828 - Relating to the crime of soliciting or attempting to solicit a child into a motor vehicle near a school
HB 2831 - Relating to mandatory immunizations for school children
HB 2901 - Relating to juvenile proceedings
HB 2972 - Providing for structured settlements for minors who are injured or otherwise suffer a loss
HB 3061 - Relating to the right of a minor to nominate a guardian
HB 3103 - Making it illegal to transport a minor across state lines to obtain an abortion without written consent of both parents
HB 3121 - "Parents' Bill of Rights"
HB 4004 - Relating to criminal offenses for child abuse
HB 4005 - Relating to criminal offenses for child abuse and child neglect
HB 4006 - Relating to the possession and distribution of child pornography
HB 4113 - Preventing a person who is convicted of sexual assault from obtaining custody of a child born as a result
HB 4114 - Preventing rapists from obtaining custody of a child resulting from the rape
HB 4115 - Preventing a person who is convicted of child molestation from obtaining custody
HB 4122 - Permitting a court to take into consideration a parent's drug or alcohol abuse when implementing a parenting plan
HB 4139 - Restricting parental rights of child custody and visitation when the child was conceived as a result of a sexual assault or sexual
HB 4231 - Relating to the effect of adoption on grandparent visitation rights
HB 4335 - Relating to a child's right to nurse
HB 4362 - Prohibiting smoking in a motor vehicle when a child is present
HB 4381 - Establishing a four year pilot program to have social workers in public schools, from prekindergarten through the elementary schoo
HB 4401 - Providing a court appointed special advocate (CASA) program in each judicial circuit and court appointed special advocates in each
HB 4437 - Relating to the Division of Juvenile Services
HB 4446 - West Virginia Child Welfare Act
HB 4453 - Relating to the calculation of child support obligations
HB 4504 - Providing for sharing juvenile records in certain circumstances with another state
HB 4510 - Relating to goals for the care of foster children
HB 4514 - Creating the Office of Child Protection Ombudsman
HB 4554 - Adjusting penalties for willful failure to pay child support

Citizenship (3 Bills)
HB 2152 - Requiring flowback plans for all work on oil and gas wells
HB 2920 - Making clear that the Pledge of Allegiance said each instructional day in West Virginia public schools shall include the phrase "o

Civil Rights (17 Bills)
HB 2010 - Prohibiting employers and labor unions from requiring employees to become or remain members of labor unions as a condition of empl
HB 2216 - Preserving the rights of individuals guaranteed by the West Virginia Constitution and the United States Constitution when deciding
HB 2387 - Relating to reasonable accommodations under the West Virginia Fair Housing Act for persons with disabilities who need assistive a
HB 2408 - Requiring all state boards, commissions, committees or councils to be gender balanced and to have proportionate representation of
HB 2557 - Extending or clarifying protections under the state's Whistle-Blower Law
HB 2732 - Freedom From Unwarranted Surveillance Act
HB 2856 - Prohibiting discrimination based upon age or sexual orientation
HB 2997 - Prohibiting the use of unmanned aircraft
HB 3131 - Providing that all persons have the right to be free from violence
HB 4284 - Pregnant Workers' Fairness Act
HB 4510 - Relating to goals for the care of foster children

Civil Service (3 Bills)
HB 4153 - Providing that the State Fire Marshal shall serve at the will and pleasure of the fire commission
HB 4386 - Establishing seniority rights for public employees
HB 4460 - Relating to violating provisions of the civil service law for paid fire departments

Claims (2 Bills)
HB 4503 - Declaring certain claims against the state and its agencies to be moral obligations of the state
HB 4552 - Relating to the court of claims

Code Repealed (11 Bills)
HB 2547 - Repealing provisions establishing a system for the issuance of personal safety orders
HB 2609 - Relating to the Alternative and Renewable Energy Portfolio Act
HB 4002 - Relating to the computation of local share for public school support purposes
HB 4141 - Relating to licenses to sell paraphernalia for use with controlled substances
HB 4228 - Repealing or removing certain portions of education-related statutes that have expired
HB 4396 - Relating to a trial suspension in certain border counties of the Motor Fuel Excise Tax
HB 4438 - Relating to comparative fault
HB 4477 - Relating to the practice of psychology
HB 4493 - Repealing section of code that determines venue for certain suits and actions in claims due and against the state

Communications (7 Bills)
HB 2007 - Establishing a program for reprogramming cellular telephones and distributing to seniors for making emergency calls
HB 2142 - Providing a criminal penalty for transmitting bulk electronic mail messages which are unsolicited
HB 2950 - Providing cable operators and satellite television providers a tax credit for offering consumers ala carte service
HB 4341 - Relating to cable television

Consumer Protection (8 Bills)
HB 2008 - Protecting computer owners and users from computer spyware
HB 2078 - Prohibiting the use of a credit score in casualty insurance rate filings
HB 2305 - BPA-Free Kids Act
HB 4360 - Relating to consumer credit protection
HB 4563 - Relating to health insurance exchange navigators and nonnavigator assisters
HB 4564 - Providing for the protection and privacy of persons seeking health insurance assisted by navigators and nonnavigator assisters und

Contracts (22 Bills)
HB 2280 - Requiring persons who are not members of the American Association of Professional Landmen to have two years or more of experience
HB 2295 - Prohibiting project labor agreements on state-funded construction contracts
HB 2744 - Allowing a tax deduction for all prepaid tuition contracts or college savings plan
HB 2813 - Relating generally to the purchasing division
HB 3039 - Relating to the right of the landlord of commercial premises to terminate the lease under certain circumstances
HB 3093 - Relating to certification requirements for applicators who paint state bridges
HB 3150 - Relating generally to purchasing
HB 4215 - Requiring the Director of the Purchasing Division's direct purchases be consistent with the other requirements of the purchasing p
HB 4317 - Relating to state procurement
HB 4323 - Establishing requirements for prior review of all privatization proposals
HB 4374 - Permitting purchases up to $100,000 without competitive bids
HB 4447 - Relating to state procurement
HB 4459 - Allowing a tenant to terminate a residential lease in certain circumstances relating to domestic violence or sexual assault
HB 4499 - Updating the Uniform Common Interest Ownership Act
HB 4521 - Relating to financing statements covering as-extracted collateral or timber
HB 4585 - Relating to drug screening for West Virginia Work Program applicants

Corporations and Business Entities (16 Bills)
HB 2022 - Relating to minimum grab bar standards for hotel and motel rooms that are specifically designated or intended for use by handicapp
HB 2217 - Reducing the corporate net income tax rate to five point nine percent effective the first day of July, two thousand eleven
HB 2234 - Exempting nonprofit, tax exempt corporations or organizations affiliated with a church from consumer sales and service tax
HB 2363 - Prohibiting fractional pricing in the retail sale of gasoline
HB 3098 - Relating to the accountability of a corporation's political activities
HB 4278 - Rewriting the procedure by which corporations may obtain authorization from the West Virginia Board of Medicine to practice medici
HB 4352 - Requiring entities that receive public moneys for the purpose of economic development to file an annual report
HB 4372 - Permitting the Commissioner of Financial Institutions to require the filing of certain reports, data or information directly with
HB 4406 - Relating to the accountability of a corporation's political activities
HB 4488 - Eliminating the requirement for notarization of the articles of incorporation for cooperative associations
HB 4500 - Relating to requirements for business registration
HB 4512 - Regarding exemptions for businesses

Corrections (41 Bills)
HB 2049 - Eliminating eligibility for parole for certain criminal offenses
HB 2059 - Mandatory funding of community corrections programs
HB 2080 - Requiring community corrections performance measurement standards for agencies responsible for supervising individuals placed on p
HB 2092 - Adding certain sanctions for violations of probation and parole
HB 2164 - Providing rehabilitation treatment programs to inmates imprisoned in any jail
HB 2177 - Authorizing a responsible parent pilot project
HB 2204 - Allowing a credit against state personal income tax for the purchase of a new wood or pellet stove
HB 2261 - Requiring hospitals and other medical service providers to bill Medicaid for eligible inmate hospital and professional services
HB 2308 - Relating to the excise tax on the privilege of transferring real property and using the tax to reimburse counties for regional jai
HB 2325 - Authorizing immediate discharge and transportation to a regional jail for aggressive and violent behavior of persons committed to
HB 2374 - Eliminating eligibility for parole for the offenses of abuse, neglect or death of an incapacitated adult, murder of a child by a p
HB 2481 - Changing the way that the cost of incarcerating inmates in regional jails is collected
HB 2499 - Eliminating good time for persons convicted of sex crimes involving minor children
HB 2737 - Work/Incarceration Prison pilot program
HB 2894 - Allowing the Division of Corrections and Regional Jail Authority employees who are authorized to carry a weapon to carry concealed
HB 3094 - Subjecting persons convicted of sexual crimes against a minor to "GPS" monitoring for life
HB 3142 - Relating to eligibility for release on parole of inmates in regional jails that have been committed to prison
HB 3149 - Requiring the Commissioner of Corrections to keep a record of repeat offenses committed by persons convicted of sexual offenses ag
HB 4210 - Juvenile sentencing reform
HB 4252 - Changing the way counties pay for regional jail inmates
HB 4313 - Relating to powers and duties of the parole board
HB 4338 - Requiring that inmates in a regional jail, but committed to the custody of the Commissioner of Corrections, have available the sam
HB 4380 - Making the Department of Corrections and the Department of Health, and their respective workplaces, subject to the Occupational Sa
HB 4385 - Transferring to an adult correctional facility any juvenile whose sentence runs beyond his or her eighteenth birthday
HB 4437 - Relating to the Division of Juvenile Services
HB 4581 - Relating to deductions from sentence for good conduct
HB 4614 - Establishing the West Virginia Sentencing Commission

Counties (And Related Subheadings) (2 Bills)
HB 2743 - Consolidating purchasing by county boards of education

Counties -- Commissions (13 Bills)
HB 2086 - Establishing a funding source and programs for persons with traumatic brain injury
HB 2799 - Allowing county commissions broad discretion in setting the salaries of county elected officials
HB 2895 - Requiring display of POW/MIA flag on county courthouses and other government buildings
HB 2924 - Authorizing counties to create urban growth boundaries
HB 2963 - Providing educators released time to serve on county commissions
HB 3048 - Authorizing county commissions to hear actions for ejectment and other actions
HB 4247 - Permitting the Ohio County Commission to levy a special district excise tax
HB 4329 - Authorizing county commissions to regulate parking on roads, ways, streets, avenues, drives and the like where it is needed in c

Counties -- Courts and Officers (2 Bills)
HB 2313 - Permitting surface owners to purchase the mineral interests that lay below the property when the mineral interest becomes subject

Counties -- Law Enforcement (1 Bills)
HB 4218 - Permitting counties to adopt certain ordinances relating to dogs and cats

Counties (And Related Subheadings) (11 Bills)
HB 2137 - Enacting zoning ordinances that regulate drilling and hydraulic fracturing activity
HB 2450 - Granting licensed real estate appraisers access to commercial or residential review documents
HB 2575 - Setting West Virginia prevailing wage rates by county
HB 2957 - The County Home Rule Pilot Program
HB 4160 - Reducing the amount deducted as an allowance for usual losses in collections for purposes of calculating local share
HB 4239 - Relating to counties
HB 4400 - Allowing deputy assessors to be residents of a contiguous county in a contiguous state
HB 4552 - Relating to the court of claims

Courts -- Circuit (18 Bills)
HB 2310 - Adding a circuit court judge for the 5th Judicial Circuit
HB 2401 - Requiring the Department of Health and Human Resources to reimburse the circuit clerk of the county where involuntary commitment h
HB 2452 - Relating to extended family visitation
HB 2479 - Relating to the nonpartisan elections of justices of the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals and circuit court judges
HB 3070 - Relating to bail bond surcharge
HB 4125 - Providing for the collection of certain fees dedicated to pay civil legal fees for low income persons
HB 4140 - Authorizing an additional circuit court judge for the thirtieth judicial circuit
HB 4162 - Relating to the Local Solution Dropout Prevention and Recovery Innovation Zone Act
HB 4193 - Creating a new judicial circuit court for Upshur County
HB 4205 - Adding a second judge to the twenty-sixth judicial circuit
HB 4348 - Enhancing civil legal services for the poor
HB 4401 - Providing a court appointed special advocate (CASA) program in each judicial circuit and court appointed special advocates in each
HB 4509 - Authorizing an additional circuit court judge for the twenty-third judicial circuit
HB 4616 - Relating to excuses from jury service

Courts -- Magistrate (12 Bills)
HB 2040 - Providing that when a person from another state writes a worthless check in this state which results in a summons to appear in mag
HB 2189 - Creating a magistrate court deputy clerk for Mineral county
HB 2212 - Adding a magistrate to Monongalia County
HB 2227 - Increasing the minimum number of magisterial districts in a county
HB 2287 - Increasing the jurisdictional amount in controversy in Magistrate Courts
HB 2552 - Providing an exception to magistrates and municipal court judges from the requirement of having a license to carry a concealed wea
HB 2787 - Permitting family court judges and magistrates to carry concealed handguns without a permit
HB 3070 - Relating to bail bond surcharge

Courts -- Supreme Court (9 Bills)
HB 2100 - Adding one family court judge to the twenty-third family court circuit
HB 2479 - Relating to the nonpartisan elections of justices of the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals and circuit court judges
HB 2901 - Relating to juvenile proceedings
HB 3012 - Relating to the nonpartisan election of justices to the Supreme Court of Appeals beginning in 2014
HB 4598 - Requiring the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals to maintain a searchable, criminal database containing copies of all arrests

Courts (And Related Subheadings) (38 Bills)
HB 2080 - Requiring community corrections performance measurement standards for agencies responsible for supervising individuals placed on p
HB 2084 - Providing forensic evaluators with civil immunity for acts committed by the subject of the evaluation
HB 2100 - Adding one family court judge to the twenty-third family court circuit
HB 2270 - Increasing the effective period for domestic violence protective orders
HB 2318 - Relating to competency and criminal responsibility of persons charged or convicted of a crime
HB 2568 - Authorizing the Legislature to add a nonbinding advisory referendum ballot issue
HB 2787 - Permitting family court judges and magistrates to carry concealed handguns without a permit
HB 2869 - Providing for judges and magistrates of West Virginia Courts to carry concealed firearms
HB 2892 - Changing the number of strikes in jury selection in felony cases
HB 2894 - Allowing the Division of Corrections and Regional Jail Authority employees who are authorized to carry a weapon to carry concealed
HB 2988 - Providing the West Virginia Courthouse Facilities Improvement Authority with the ability to issue bonds
HB 2989 - Creating a system for the bifurcation for trial of claims for compensatory and exemplary damages
HB 3096 - Increasing the compensation caps for secretary-clerks and case coordinators in the family court system
HB 3118 - Requiring a change of venue in all criminal matters for which the sentence could be life without mercy and to allow for appeals by
HB 3141 - Providing consistency for the location of the Alcohol Beverage Control Administration's appeal hearings
HB 3154 - Relating to the expungement of certain felony convictions
HB 4122 - Permitting a court to take into consideration a parent's drug or alcohol abuse when implementing a parenting plan
HB 4166 - Exempting municipal court judges from fees for application and license to carry concealed weapons
HB 4294 - Establishing standards for court reporters and entities that provide court reporting services
HB 4430 - Removing the compensation caps entirely for secretary-clerks and case coordinators
HB 4434 - Relating generally to bail bondsmen in criminal cases
HB 4443 - Relating to expungement of certain criminal convictions
HB 4462 - Authorizing a new court to be know as the Intermediate Court of Appeals
HB 4594 - Authorizing the issuance of a subpoena duces tecum to a law-enforcement agency for documents or objects in aid of a criminal inves
HB 4614 - Establishing the West Virginia Sentencing Commission
HB 4616 - Relating to excuses from jury service

Creditors and Debtors (8 Bills)
HB 2078 - Prohibiting the use of a credit score in casualty insurance rate filings
HB 2087 - Requiring regulated consumer lenders to provide a substantial benefit or a substantial benefit disclosure form for certain loans
HB 2282 - Prohibiting the use of a person's credit history in insurance transactions
HB 2412 - Ensuring that borrowers are provided accurate notice of their right to cure a default on any installment or other secured obligati
HB 3010 - Limiting the use of credit information in connection with the declination and termination of property insurance

Crimes (And Related Subheadings) (7 Bills)
HB 2020 - Relating to conditions of bond for defendants in cases of crimes between family or household members
HB 2037 - Increasing the minimum sentence for maliciously assaults a government representative
HB 2142 - Providing a criminal penalty for transmitting bulk electronic mail messages which are unsolicited
HB 2324 - Increasing the minimum prison sentence for a parent or guardian or custodian who abuses a child

Crimes -- Alcohol and Drugs (14 Bills)
HB 2130 - Establishing prohibited acts relating to possession of controlled substances obtained from more than one health practitioner
HB 2146 - Relating to conduct and circumstances of child abuse
HB 2495 - Requiring participation in a drug treatment program for all drug offenders
HB 2500 - Increasing the penalty for driving under the influence causing death
HB 3074 - Increasing the criminal penalties for the offenses of driving under the influence of alcohol, controlled substances or drugs; "And
HB 4013 - Increasing criminal penalties for the transportation of controlled substances
HB 4122 - Permitting a court to take into consideration a parent's drug or alcohol abuse when implementing a parenting plan
HB 4189 - Overdose Prevention Act
HB 4190 - Relating to controlling methamphetamine
HB 4248 - Requiring a criminal penalty for all first offenses of driving under the influence of alcohol, controlled substances or drugs

Crimes -- Felonies (18 Bills)
HB 2049 - Eliminating eligibility for parole for certain criminal offenses
HB 2156 - Providing criminal penalties for the intentional defacement of public and private property due to graffiti
HB 2311 - Permitting the state to opt out of a federal statute that would otherwise not allow a state resident who has been convicted of a f
HB 2407 - Eliminating the third offense conviction of shoplifting and its corresponding felony penalty
HB 2483 - Creating the felony offense of possession of one gram or more of cocaine
HB 2595 - Relating to the death penalty for first degree murder
HB 2892 - Changing the number of strikes in jury selection in felony cases
HB 3154 - Relating to the expungement of certain felony convictions
HB 4006 - Relating to the possession and distribution of child pornography
HB 4226 - Prohibiting damage to property of railroads, public utilities and certain production storage and distribution facilities
HB 4337 - Providing that an act of domestic violence or a sexual offense by strangling is an aggravated felony offense
HB 4344 - Amending the human trafficking statute
HB 4371 - Creating a crime for theft of a traffic sign or traffic signal
HB 4415 - Relating to the collection of DNA samples from individuals arrested on a felony

Crimes -- Juveniles (23 Bills)
HB 2181 - Creating a juvenile sex offender registration
HB 2400 - Relating to disclosure of sex offender registration to private elementary and secondary schools, and to higher education instituti
HB 2820 - Prohibiting a person convicted of a sexual offense against a child from being on school property without written permission
HB 2828 - Relating to the crime of soliciting or attempting to solicit a child into a motor vehicle near a school
HB 2935 - Increasing certain penalties under the child pornography law to make them similar to those imposed under federal law
HB 3094 - Subjecting persons convicted of sexual crimes against a minor to "GPS" monitoring for life
HB 3149 - Requiring the Commissioner of Corrections to keep a record of repeat offenses committed by persons convicted of sexual offenses ag
HB 4003 - Granting dual jurisdiction to counties where a student who lives in one county and attends school in another in order to enforce t
HB 4004 - Relating to criminal offenses for child abuse
HB 4005 - Relating to criminal offenses for child abuse and child neglect
HB 4006 - Relating to the possession and distribution of child pornography
HB 4162 - Relating to the Local Solution Dropout Prevention and Recovery Innovation Zone Act
HB 4210 - Juvenile sentencing reform
HB 4269 - Creating a Task Force on the Prevention of Sexual Abuse of Children within the Center for Professional Development
HB 4385 - Transferring to an adult correctional facility any juvenile whose sentence runs beyond his or her eighteenth birthday
HB 4554 - Adjusting penalties for willful failure to pay child support

Crimes -- Sexual Offenses (23 Bills)
HB 2181 - Creating a juvenile sex offender registration
HB 2220 - Prohibiting sex offenders from residing in certain areas and subjecting convicted sex offenders to global positional system monito
HB 2338 - Requiring a convicted sex offender who volunteers for an organization whose volunteers have contact with minors to inform that org
HB 2446 - Creating the crime of soliciting a minor
HB 2499 - Eliminating good time for persons convicted of sex crimes involving minor children
HB 2810 - Clarifying the statutory restrictions placed on sex offenders
HB 2820 - Prohibiting a person convicted of a sexual offense against a child from being on school property without written permission
HB 2935 - Increasing certain penalties under the child pornography law to make them similar to those imposed under federal law
HB 3094 - Subjecting persons convicted of sexual crimes against a minor to "GPS" monitoring for life
HB 3132 - Creating the offense of sexual battery
HB 3149 - Requiring the Commissioner of Corrections to keep a record of repeat offenses committed by persons convicted of sexual offenses ag
HB 4006 - Relating to the possession and distribution of child pornography
HB 4113 - Preventing a person who is convicted of sexual assault from obtaining custody of a child born as a result
HB 4114 - Preventing rapists from obtaining custody of a child resulting from the rape
HB 4115 - Preventing a person who is convicted of child molestation from obtaining custody
HB 4130 - Creating the crime of prohibited sexual contact by a psychotherapist
HB 4139 - Restricting parental rights of child custody and visitation when the child was conceived as a result of a sexual assault or sexual
HB 4236 - Sexual assault nurse examination network
HB 4269 - Creating a Task Force on the Prevention of Sexual Abuse of Children within the Center for Professional Development
HB 4337 - Providing that an act of domestic violence or a sexual offense by strangling is an aggravated felony offense
HB 4344 - Amending the human trafficking statute
HB 4459 - Allowing a tenant to terminate a residential lease in certain circumstances relating to domestic violence or sexual assault

Crimes (And Related Subheadings) (35 Bills)
HB 2012 - Including a clearer definition of hazing within West Virginia's antihazing statute
HB 2033 - Requiring an automatic home confinement sentence for certain nonviolent misdemeanors
HB 2059 - Mandatory funding of community corrections programs
HB 2156 - Providing criminal penalties for the intentional defacement of public and private property due to graffiti
HB 2167 - Creating the misdemeanor offense for child neglect resulting in a substantial risk of bodily injury
HB 2259 - Requiring persons giving testimony or providing information to the Legislature to attest to the truthfulness of the testimony
HB 2269 - Making it a crime for preventing an individual from calling emergency service personnel
HB 2318 - Relating to competency and criminal responsibility of persons charged or convicted of a crime
HB 2325 - Authorizing immediate discharge and transportation to a regional jail for aggressive and violent behavior of persons committed to
HB 2337 - Creating the criminal offense of online impersonation
HB 2374 - Eliminating eligibility for parole for the offenses of abuse, neglect or death of an incapacitated adult, murder of a child by a p
HB 2407 - Eliminating the third offense conviction of shoplifting and its corresponding felony penalty
HB 2774 - Relating to the effects of a criminal conviction and incarceration on a municipal officer
HB 2804 - Creating enhanced criminal penalties for assaults or batteries against pregnant women
HB 2939 - Modifying the definition of "battery" and "domestic battery"
HB 3118 - Requiring a change of venue in all criminal matters for which the sentence could be life without mercy and to allow for appeals by
HB 4014 - Increasing criminal penalties for littering
HB 4132 - Making it illegal for anyone to photograph a corpse except for certain legitimate purposes
HB 4167 - Increasing the criminal penalties for damage to a cemetery or graveyard
HB 4226 - Prohibiting damage to property of railroads, public utilities and certain production storage and distribution facilities
HB 4234 - Adding jail time to penalties for certain types of criminal trespass
HB 4257 - Providing criminal penalties for the dissemination of false, misleading or deceptive information through automated telephone calls
HB 4297 - Relating to the operation and oversight of certain benefit programs
HB 4371 - Creating a crime for theft of a traffic sign or traffic signal
HB 4434 - Relating generally to bail bondsmen in criminal cases
HB 4443 - Relating to expungement of certain criminal convictions
HB 4445 - Modifying the definition of "battery" and "domestic battery"
HB 4465 - Relating to the disqualification of persons convicted of treason, felony, or bribery from holding public office
HB 4614 - Establishing the West Virginia Sentencing Commission

Criminal Background Checks (7 Bills)
HB 2178 - Authorizing licensing boards to require applicants to submit to criminal background checks
HB 3108 - Relating to criminal background checks on applicants for employment by nursing homes
HB 4009 - Permitting institutions of higher education to perform background checks
HB 4131 - Requiring certain boards of examination or registration to conduct a nationwide criminal background check on all applicants
HB 4355 - Prohibiting an employer from inquiring whether an applicant for employment has been convicted of a criminal offense
HB 4537 - West Virginia CARES Act

Culture and History (5 Bills)
HB 2779 - Relating to state recognition of Native American tribes
HB 2893 - Relating to preservation of cemeteries
HB 2981 - Providing that historical reenactors are not violating the provision prohibiting unlawful military organizations

Disabilities (39 Bills)
HB 2013 - Preventing a reduction in the annuity of a person who retires with disability retirement at age sixty-five
HB 2022 - Relating to minimum grab bar standards for hotel and motel rooms that are specifically designated or intended for use by handicapp
HB 2086 - Establishing a funding source and programs for persons with traumatic brain injury
HB 2180 - Exempting from the sales and use tax special equipment installed in a motor vehicle for the use of a person with physical disabili
HB 2274 - Raising the maximum personal income tax exemption for persons over the age of sixty-five and for persons who are totally disabled
HB 2379 - Exempting disabled veterans from campground rental fees during certain times
HB 2387 - Relating to reasonable accommodations under the West Virginia Fair Housing Act for persons with disabilities who need assistive a
HB 2402 - Exempting disabled veterans who have suffered a hundred percent total and permanent service-connected disability from state incom
HB 2445 - Providing permanent total disability recipients annual cost-of-living allowances
HB 2475 - Requiring the DHHR to provide matching funds for trust income disbursed to support autistic minors
HB 2537 - Requiring retail establishments offering gasoline or other motor fuel to provide refueling assistance and refueling access to pers
HB 2728 - Allowing a disabled veteran to park in a designated accessible parking space without placard
HB 3005 - Requiring any employer to retain a job for any veteran with a service-connected disability
HB 3006 - Retaining jobs for certain disabled veterans
HB 3007 - Relating to job retention for any veteran with a service-connected disability while seeking or receiving treatment
HB 3016 - Restroom Access Act
HB 3078 - Raising the maximum personal income tax exemption for persons over the age of sixty-five and for persons who are totally disabled
HB 3095 - Relating to discounts at state parks for elderly and disabled persons
HB 4137 - Relating to more equitable distribution to county boards of reimbursement of the costs of serving certain special needs students
HB 4206 - Providing that "van accessible" mobility impaired parking spaces may be used only by a van
HB 4357 - Requiring the construction of new public buildings and when an entrance of an existing public building is renovated to be complian
HB 4566 - Relating to workers' compensation death and disability benefits
HB 4578 - Relating to the classification and criteria for disability benefits
HB 4608 - Defining dyslexia and dyscalculia

Domestic Relations (27 Bills)
HB 2020 - Relating to conditions of bond for defendants in cases of crimes between family or household members
HB 2110 - Providing that visitation to a grandparent shall consist of a minimum of one visit a month
HB 2201 - Relating to child abuse and neglect
HB 2251 - Providing for the payment of unemployment compensation when a person misses work due to domestic violence
HB 2270 - Increasing the effective period for domestic violence protective orders
HB 2293 - Reducing from six months to three months the period of delinquency for failure to meet an obligation to pay support to a minor
HB 2296 - Establishing a bill of rights for children in foster care
HB 2297 - Establishing a bill of rights for foster parents
HB 2299 - Requiring certain insurance companies to participate in information data matches with the Bureau of Child Support Enforcement
HB 2424 - Relating to automatic revocation of a will upon legal separation and excluding from the definition of "surviving spouse"
HB 2452 - Relating to extended family visitation
HB 2588 - Relating to requiring notification to foster parents
HB 3121 - "Parents' Bill of Rights"
HB 4113 - Preventing a person who is convicted of sexual assault from obtaining custody of a child born as a result
HB 4114 - Preventing rapists from obtaining custody of a child resulting from the rape
HB 4115 - Preventing a person who is convicted of child molestation from obtaining custody
HB 4122 - Permitting a court to take into consideration a parent's drug or alcohol abuse when implementing a parenting plan
HB 4139 - Restricting parental rights of child custody and visitation when the child was conceived as a result of a sexual assault or sexual
HB 4209 - Domestic violence victims' eligibility for unemployment compensation benefits
HB 4231 - Relating to the effect of adoption on grandparent visitation rights
HB 4453 - Relating to the calculation of child support obligations
HB 4459 - Allowing a tenant to terminate a residential lease in certain circumstances relating to domestic violence or sexual assault
HB 4519 - Relating to grandparent's rights
HB 4554 - Adjusting penalties for willful failure to pay child support

Drugs and Drug Paraphernalia (34 Bills)
HB 2011 - Establishing threshold quantities of certain controlled substances to trigger prima facie evidence of intent to deliver if possess
HB 2096 - Relating to the remediation and disclosure of clandestine drug laboratories
HB 2244 - Providing that a plant based substance or biological organism determined to provide any potential medical benefit may not be desig
HB 2327 - Adding the county sheriff, or his or her designee, to those law-enforcement officials who are granted access to certain confidenti
HB 2483 - Creating the felony offense of possession of one gram or more of cocaine
HB 2485 - Requiring health care providers to release unemancipated minor's medical records for drug testing to a parent or legal guardian wi
HB 2495 - Requiring participation in a drug treatment program for all drug offenders
HB 2501 - Creating the West Virginia Addictions Treatment and Recovery Fund
HB 2527 - Creating a drug testing program for applicants and recipients of temporary assistance for needy families cash benefits
HB 2528 - Requiring holders of graduated driver's licenses to pass drug tests
HB 3146 - Implementing drug testing for recipients of federal-state and state assistance
HB 4141 - Relating to licenses to sell paraphernalia for use with controlled substances
HB 4161 - Allowing State Police, police, sheriffs and fire and emergency service personnel to possess Naloxone or other approved opioid anta
HB 4169 - Offer of Emergency Aid Medication to Patients Prescribed Opiates
HB 4170 - Requiring a person convicted of a prior felony drug offense to have a valid prescription to purchase ephedrine, pseudoephedrine or
HB 4208 - Banning synthetic hallucinogens
HB 4212 - Establishing a methamphetamine registry
HB 4240 - Regulating synthetic marijuana and other synthetic drugs as Schedule I drugs
HB 4264 - Creating the Compassionate Use Act for Medical Cannabis
HB 4327 - Prohibiting health care practitioners from prescribing or administering drugs other than in a good faith, therapeutic manner
HB 4433 - Implementing drug testing for recipients of federal-state and state assistance
HB 4522 - Implementing drug testing for certain recipients of federal-state and state assistance
HB 4524 - Creating within the State Police a methamphetamine registry
HB 4585 - Relating to drug screening for West Virginia Work Program applicants
HB 4591 - Relating to the purchase, receipt, acquisition and possession for illicit purposes of substances containing ephedrine, pseudoephe

Economic Development (26 Bills)
HB 2109 - Creative Communities Development Act
HB 2182 - Creating the West Virginia Innovation Free-Trade Business Technology Property Valuation Act and the West Virginia Innovation Free-
HB 2286 - Allowing the Division of Energy to develop an energy related public relations campaign focused on educating the Washington, D.C. a
HB 2417 - Creating a fund within the council for community and economic development to assist communities with strategic and feasibility pla
HB 2578 - Creating the Good Jobs Internet Reporting Act
HB 2903 - Creating the Economic Fairness Act of 2013
HB 2974 - Relating to a tax deduction allowed for capital expenditures from the corporate net income tax
HB 3097 - Entitling natural resource producers to the economic opportunity tax credit
HB 4148 - Repealing the Strategic Research and Development Tax Credit
HB 4187 - Dissolving the West Virginia Parkways, Economic Development and Tourism Authority and transfer its powers to the Secretary of the
HB 4247 - Permitting the Ohio County Commission to levy a special district excise tax
HB 4334 - Creating tax credits for small business economic impact
HB 4343 - West Virginia Project Launchpad Act
HB 4352 - Requiring entities that receive public moneys for the purpose of economic development to file an annual report
HB 4403 - Creating a tax credit for certain businesses that locate within a twenty-mile radius of a Hatfield-McCoy recreation area trail hea
HB 4526 - Extending and expanding economic development programs of the West Virginia Jobs Investment Trust Fund
HB 4528 - Small Employer Business Advocate Act
HB 4576 - Creating the Jobs Impact Statement Act
HB 4577 - Relating to providing assistance to small businesses by the West Virginia Development office

Education (And Related Subheadings) (19 Bills)
HB 2017 - Providing nonsupervisory employees of the West Virginia State Board of Education with the same protections against summary dismiss
HB 2024 - Allowing guidance counselors to compete equally for all guidance counselor positions
HB 2036 - Relating to itinerant status for school service personnel
HB 2053 - Requiring county boards of education to employ a certified library media specialist in each county school
HB 2107 - Exempting county school boards of education school buses from paying tolls for transit over the West Virginia Turnpike or any park
HB 2236 - Providing a salary supplement for providers of medicaid eligible services in the public schools
HB 2289 - Requiring that transportation to and from school be provided for each child that needs or desires transportation
HB 2319 - Allowing state employees to take paid leave to attend parent-teacher conference for their children
HB 2320 - Giving local authorities the authority to decrease the speed limit on streets and highways where school buses travel in its jurisd
HB 2482 - Prohibiting school employees from promoting abortion
HB 2743 - Consolidating purchasing by county boards of education

Education -- Colleges & Universities (33 Bills)
HB 2012 - Including a clearer definition of hazing within West Virginia's antihazing statute
HB 2090 - Relating to redemption or repayment of PROMISE scholarship funds when a student drops or withdraws from classes
HB 2163 - Adding $20 million to the West Virginia Research Trust Fund
HB 2174 - Reducing federal adjusted gross income for recent graduates of higher education institutions
HB 2186 - Protecting academic speech of professional educators
HB 2228 - Creating the Higher Education Merit Screening Advisory Committee
HB 2250 - Providing a loan forgiveness program for nurses, social workers, dentists and hygienists
HB 2271 - Retaining nursing educators
HB 2517 - Permitting volunteer firefighters to automatically qualify for Promise Scholarships
HB 2581 - Requiring that a sum certain be deposited into the Education Improvement Fund for appropriation by the Legislature
HB 2741 - Protecting academic freedom in higher education
HB 2744 - Allowing a tax deduction for all prepaid tuition contracts or college savings plan
HB 2745 - Exempting undergraduate students attending state colleges or universities for the first two years postgraduation, from the payment
HB 4009 - Permitting institutions of higher education to perform background checks
HB 4188 - Updating the authority and responsibility of the Center for Nursing
HB 4245 - Relating to anticipated retirement dates of certain health care professionals
HB 4281 - Relating to education reform
HB 4420 - Renaming the administrative heads of the Potomac campus of West Virginia University and the West Virginia University Institute of
HB 4435 - Adding West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine to the list of state institutions of higher education that are permitted to in
HB 4457 - Authorizing a legislative rule for the Council of Community and Technical College Education regarding WV EDGE program
HB 4475 - Relating generally to higher education capital spending projects
HB 4496 - Providing for the allocation of matching funds from future moneys deposited into the West Virginia Research Trust Fund
HB 4568 - Relating to public higher education personnel

Education -- Courses, Programs & Testing (23 Bills)
HB 2034 - Exempting children receiving an exemption from compulsory school attendance in favor of church school from standardized testing re
HB 2291 - Relating to the denial of course credits for unexcused absences in school
HB 2303 - Requiring all high schools include in their health classes a course in fetal development
HB 2342 - Permitting the issuance of a barrister's certificate to teach course specific curricula in public schools
HB 2594 - Relating to required courses of school instruction generally
HB 2807 - Requiring the State Board of Education to pay annual bonuses of $5,000 to certain teachers
HB 2808 - Authorizing the establishment of charter schools
HB 2973 - Allowing certain county boards of education to operate their schools on a four-day school week
HB 2983 - Requiring inclusion of science fiction reading material in certain existing middle school and high school courses
HB 3042 - Providing a teacher mentoring increment for classroom teachers with national board certification who teach and mentor at certain s
HB 3143 - Creating an environmental awareness program in the West Virginia School system
HB 4383 - Relating to public school curricular standards and assessments
HB 4384 - Requiring teachers of students with exceptional needs to either be present at an individualized education program meeting or to re
HB 4582 - Relating to required physical education and program in physical fitness in the public schools
HB 4612 - Providing that recess periods or other such time allocated for student physical activity during the regular class day may not be r

Education -- Retirement (12 Bills)
HB 2099 - Increasing benefits of retired state personnel and retired teachers
HB 2266 - Providing a one-time bonus payable in July of every year for retired public school teachers and state retirees
HB 2334 - Repealing the one hundred forty day limitation that a retired school teacher may teach in public schools
HB 2359 - Relating to the Public Employees Retirement System and the Teachers Retirement System; and providing a one-time supplement for ann
HB 4221 - Permitting teachers under the State Teachers Retirement System to teach college level courses without loss of benefits
HB 4245 - Relating to anticipated retirement dates of certain health care professionals
HB 4365 - Relating to employer remittance and reporting of Teachers Retirement System member contributions to the retirement board
HB 4366 - Clarifying that the Teachers' Retirement System annuity calculation for a member with reciprocal service credit shall be based on

Education -- Salaries, Classifications, Leave (28 Bills)
HB 2024 - Allowing guidance counselors to compete equally for all guidance counselor positions
HB 2028 - Relating to the employment and compensation of school service personnel
HB 2035 - Providing full daily rate of pay for substitute teachers if they have in excess of ten instructional days in the same school year
HB 2036 - Relating to itinerant status for school service personnel
HB 2224 - Providing paid childbirth leave for higher education personnel
HB 2326 - Relating to persons who do not qualify for professional certificates who are issued certificates to serve in the public schools as
HB 2329 - Relating to the use of personal leave days by a surviving spouse of a deceased employee of a school board
HB 2340 - Relating to teacher pay rate for work assignment outside regular school day or beyond a contracted employment period
HB 2343 - Increasing the educational increment for school service personnel
HB 2376 - Increasing salary increments paid to principals and assistant principals
HB 2746 - Extending the Teachers' State Minimum Salary Schedule and equity supplements
HB 2807 - Requiring the State Board of Education to pay annual bonuses of $5,000 to certain teachers
HB 2827 - Modifying the funding ratio of school students to counselors
HB 3042 - Providing a teacher mentoring increment for classroom teachers with national board certification who teach and mentor at certain s
HB 4232 - Relating to minimum salary supplement and educational expense reimbursement for professional personnel
HB 4261 - Relating to teacher and school service personnel salary increases
HB 4270 - Relating to salaries of service employees of the state camp and conference center known as Cedar Lakes Conference Center
HB 4281 - Relating to education reform
HB 4404 - Permitting a salary increase for certain kindergarten aides and early childhood classroom assistant teachers
HB 4444 - Increasing pay to teachers and service personnel by one percent a year, for three years
HB 4568 - Relating to public higher education personnel

Education (And Related Subheadings) (99 Bills)
HB 2086 - Establishing a funding source and programs for persons with traumatic brain injury
HB 2121 - Requiring elementary students to have access to a certified library media specialist, art specialist, music specialist and physic
HB 2134 - Allowing the school building authority to designate money for the building of playgrounds
HB 2161 - Continuing education requirement of building code inspectors
HB 2162 - Relating to educational benefits for dependents of deceased or disabled veterans
HB 2175 - Requiring certain licensees to take continuing education in green building
HB 2186 - Protecting academic speech of professional educators
HB 2221 - Decreasing the student to teacher ratio in kindergarten through sixth grades
HB 2223 - Relating to compulsory school attendance
HB 2233 - Relating to the School Building Authority
HB 2247 - Relating to residency requirements for persons appointed as campus police officers
HB 2306 - Clarifying that the Legislature is the sole authority regarding compulsory immunizations
HB 2315 - Requiring automated external defibrillators in public schools
HB 2400 - Relating to disclosure of sex offender registration to private elementary and secondary schools, and to higher education instituti
HB 2474 - Authorizing tax credits for parents and legal guardians whose children are in a home schooling program
HB 2496 - West Virginia School Personnel Survivor Benefit Act
HB 2517 - Permitting volunteer firefighters to automatically qualify for Promise Scholarships
HB 2526 - Allowing for the participation of home schooled students in certain secondary school activities
HB 2545 - Creating the Nonresident Medical Student Tuition Regularization Program
HB 2555 - Electing members of county school boards on a nonpartisan basis in general elections only
HB 2560 - Providing exceptions to the prohibition of the possession of deadly weapons on premises of educational facilities
HB 2752 - Exempting construction performed on behalf of educational authorities from prevailing wage requirements
HB 2808 - Authorizing the establishment of charter schools
HB 2821 - Relating to the Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists
HB 2827 - Modifying the funding ratio of school students to counselors
HB 2828 - Relating to the crime of soliciting or attempting to solicit a child into a motor vehicle near a school
HB 2831 - Relating to mandatory immunizations for school children
HB 2873 - Requiring that public schools provide facilities for students of all faiths and religions to have a place of fellowship, prayer an
HB 2891 - Relating to scholarships for dependent children of state troopers who die in performance of duty
HB 2901 - Relating to juvenile proceedings
HB 2937 - Authorizing a county school board to adopt a policy that allows an inspirational message
HB 2963 - Providing educators released time to serve on county commissions
HB 2973 - Allowing certain county boards of education to operate their schools on a four-day school week
HB 2982 - Prohibiting the use of calculators for teaching purposes in grades K through eight
HB 3009 - Schoolchildren's Religious Liberties Act
HB 3050 - Relating to salary increases for teachers based on residential housing costs
HB 3111 - Relating to computing local share of public education support
HB 4001 - Government Fraud Prevention Act
HB 4002 - Relating to the computation of local share for public school support purposes
HB 4003 - Granting dual jurisdiction to counties where a student who lives in one county and attends school in another in order to enforce t
HB 4120 - Requiring the State Superintendent of Schools to be elected on a nonpartisan basis
HB 4123 - Electing members of county school boards on a nonpartisan basis in general elections
HB 4136 - Educational Equality Act
HB 4137 - Relating to more equitable distribution to county boards of reimbursement of the costs of serving certain special needs students
HB 4142 - Setting the maximum number of pupils per teacher in sixth through twelfth grade classrooms
HB 4146 - Creating the Governor's Committee on School Board Unification
HB 4162 - Relating to the Local Solution Dropout Prevention and Recovery Innovation Zone Act
HB 4195 - Reducing the daily administrative time required of counselors
HB 4228 - Repealing or removing certain portions of education-related statutes that have expired
HB 4230 - Relating to the secondary schools athletic commission
HB 4276 - Providing a credit against personal income tax for classroom teachers for nonreimbursed costs of supplies
HB 4281 - Relating to education reform
HB 4296 - Establishing the Health Sciences Service Program
HB 4302 - Relating to elections for public school purposes
HB 4307 - Relating to school celebrations, recognition programs and events
HB 4316 - Creating the student data accessability, transparency and accountability act
HB 4326 - Relating to nursing education faculty
HB 4336 - Relating to state control of county schools
HB 4349 - Clarifying retirement dependent child scholarship and burial benefits under a Qualified Domestic Relations Order
HB 4373 - Relating to driver education programs
HB 4381 - Establishing a four year pilot program to have social workers in public schools, from prekindergarten through the elementary schoo
HB 4390 - Improving the education of West Virginia children by developing better education standards
HB 4394 - Relating to the filling of professional personnel positions in the public schools
HB 4441 - Relating to dangerous weapons
HB 4467 - Relating to exempting individuals employed by a county board of education from plumbing licensing requirements while performing pl
HB 4475 - Relating generally to higher education capital spending projects
HB 4482 - Relating to qualifications to practice speech-language pathology in public schools
HB 4484 - Establishing a maximum ratio of the number of employees of the West Virginia Department of Education to the number of students enr
HB 4495 - Authorizing the election of and specifying qualifications for nonappointed members of the West Virginia Board of Education
HB 4501 - Providing that law-enforcement officers employed as school security be allowed to carry firearms on school property under certain
HB 4513 - Creating the College Degree Attainment Act
HB 4516 - Relating to multicounty regional educational service agencies
HB 4535 - Removing the requirement that home schooled students have to acquire a general equivalency degree (GED) in order to qualify for th
HB 4548 - Relating to requirements for PROMISE scholarships
HB 4550 - Providing educational incentives and longevity pay for state troopers
HB 4555 - Requiring county boards of education to provide released time for professional educators and service personnel when serving in an
HB 4597 - Relating to the State Board of Education
HB 4608 - Defining dyslexia and dyscalculia

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

Elected Officials (20 Bills)
HB 2225 - Creating a procedure by which the Governor or other elected member of the Board of Public Works can declare themselves disabled or
HB 2476 - Encouraging public officials to display the national motto on all public property and public buildings
HB 2555 - Electing members of county school boards on a nonpartisan basis in general elections only
HB 2774 - Relating to the effects of a criminal conviction and incarceration on a municipal officer
HB 2799 - Allowing county commissions broad discretion in setting the salaries of county elected officials
HB 2885 - Prohibiting the use of the name or likeness of elected or appointed officials on publicly-owned vehicles
HB 2887 - Increasing compensation, after July 1, 2013, of elected county officials and county commissioners for each class of county
HB 4123 - Electing members of county school boards on a nonpartisan basis in general elections
HB 4239 - Relating to counties
HB 4414 - Relating to the solicitation of public employees by a candidate for an elective office
HB 4465 - Relating to the disqualification of persons convicted of treason, felony, or bribery from holding public office
HB 4547 - Relating to elections for vacancies in county offices
HB 4555 - Requiring county boards of education to provide released time for professional educators and service personnel when serving in an

Elections (48 Bills)
HB 2009 - Providing petitioners to referendums, elections or any other ballot issue be afforded the same privacy rights as voters
HB 2019 - Relating to elections
HB 2027 - Relating to the nonpartisan elections of Governor, Secretary of State, Treasurer, Auditor, Attorney General and Commissioner of Ag
HB 2032 - Allowing political parties to obtain ballot access by expanding the scope of the definition of political party
HB 2042 - Providing for removal and election of Public Service Commissioners
HB 2082 - Prohibiting a cheif deputy sheriff from engaging in certain political activities
HB 2179 - Relating to absentee ballot fraud
HB 2215 - Requiring a voter to present an identifying document which contains the name, address and a photograph of that person
HB 2405 - Redistricting of the House of Delegates into one hundred single member districts after the 2020 census
HB 2479 - Relating to the nonpartisan elections of justices of the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals and circuit court judges
HB 2555 - Electing members of county school boards on a nonpartisan basis in general elections only
HB 2565 - Providing official ballot status to a political party that received at least one per cent of the votes
HB 2568 - Authorizing the Legislature to add a nonbinding advisory referendum ballot issue
HB 2736 - Relating to elections and write-in candidates
HB 2771 - Relating to elections
HB 2885 - Prohibiting the use of the name or likeness of elected or appointed officials on publicly-owned vehicles
HB 3008 - Requiring the three commissioners of the Public Service Commission be elected from the three congressional districts for six-year
HB 3012 - Relating to the nonpartisan election of justices to the Supreme Court of Appeals beginning in 2014
HB 3107 - Requiring voters to present identifying documents, issued either by the State of West Virginia or the United States Government tha
HB 3117 - Relating to voter photo identification
HB 3133 - Relating to voting by absentees
HB 4120 - Requiring the State Superintendent of Schools to be elected on a nonpartisan basis
HB 4121 - Requiring that the chairperson of the Public Service Commission be elected on a nonpartisan ballot
HB 4123 - Electing members of county school boards on a nonpartisan basis in general elections
HB 4198 - Amending canvassing process to eliminate hand counting of electronic voting systems
HB 4246 - Placing on the ballot of voters whether the municipality should hold its future municipal elections on a state general election da
HB 4302 - Relating to elections for public school purposes
HB 4361 - Allowing members of the Legislature who are away serving in the Armed Forces to participate and vote via electronic teleconferenci
HB 4399 - Prohibiting a local levying body from holding a special election under certain circumstances
HB 4406 - Relating to the accountability of a corporation's political activities
HB 4414 - Relating to the solicitation of public employees by a candidate for an elective office
HB 4440 - Relating to the filing of financial statements with the Secretary of State
HB 4463 - All relating to the disclosure of information on campaign contributions and spending
HB 4465 - Relating to the disqualification of persons convicted of treason, felony, or bribery from holding public office
HB 4473 - Relating to establishing voting precincts and changing the composition of standard receiving boards
HB 4479 - Relating to voting procedures
HB 4485 - Making it clear that municipalities have the power to both increase and decrease the number of voting wards and/or council members
HB 4491 - Relating to where certificates of nomination are filed for municipal elections
HB 4495 - Authorizing the election of and specifying qualifications for nonappointed members of the West Virginia Board of Education
HB 4547 - Relating to elections for vacancies in county offices
HB 4553 - Authorizing the Secretary of State to prosecute election violations

Emergency Services (19 Bills)
HB 2007 - Establishing a program for reprogramming cellular telephones and distributing to seniors for making emergency calls
HB 2269 - Making it a crime for preventing an individual from calling emergency service personnel
HB 2273 - Limiting the liability of military personnel who respond to local emergencies and calls for assistance
HB 2285 - Providing immunity from civil liability hospital volunteers who in good faith render emergency care at a hospital
HB 2724 - Relating to the Emergency Medical Services Act
HB 2801 - Creating the "West Virginia Infrastructure Emergency Response Act of 2013"
HB 4126 - Improving state emergency preparedness
HB 4147 - Relating to emergency preparedness
HB 4175 - West Virginia Small Business Emergency Act
HB 4249 - Allowing proceeds of a hotel occupancy tax not exceeding $200,000 per fiscal year to be expended for medical care and emergency se
HB 4254 - Providing that certain state employees may be granted a leave of absence with pay during a declared state of emergency
HB 4257 - Providing criminal penalties for the dissemination of false, misleading or deceptive information through automated telephone calls
HB 4451 - Continuing the Office of Emergency Medical Services as an independent office within the Department of Military Affairs and Public
HB 4494 - Relating to Emergency Medical Technicians - Mining
HB 4515 - Preventing and mitigating catastrophes involving toxic substances
HB 4530 - Adding additional requirements for notification relating to industrial facilities emergency event notification and access, and cre

Employment (31 Bills)
HB 2596 - Establishing the West Virginia Right to Work Law
HB 2839 - Relating to payment of employees separated from payroll before paydays
HB 2904 - Creating a State Employee Ombudsman
HB 2952 - Work Share West Virginia
HB 2966 - Relating to employment and privacy protection
HB 3005 - Requiring any employer to retain a job for any veteran with a service-connected disability
HB 3006 - Retaining jobs for certain disabled veterans
HB 3007 - Relating to job retention for any veteran with a service-connected disability while seeking or receiving treatment
HB 3053 - Relating to the labor-management relations act for the private sector
HB 3072 - West Virginia coal employment enhancement act
HB 3108 - Relating to criminal background checks on applicants for employment by nursing homes
HB 4196 - Requiring the Workforce Investment Council to provide information and guidance to local workforce investment boards that would ena
HB 4323 - Establishing requirements for prior review of all privatization proposals
HB 4343 - West Virginia Project Launchpad Act
HB 4355 - Prohibiting an employer from inquiring whether an applicant for employment has been convicted of a criminal offense
HB 4409 - Creating the Valued Employee Retention program
HB 4425 - Giving the Superintendent of State Police authority to hire additional staff
HB 4498 - Creating the Jobs Impact Statement Act
HB 4576 - Creating the Jobs Impact Statement Act
HB 4615 - Relating to wage payment and collection

Energy (42 Bills)
HB 2062 - Studying the environmental and health impacts of shale gas development
HB 2064 - Requiring a driller or owner of a natural gas well who contaminates a groundwater aquifer to remediate the aquifer until it meets
HB 2066 - Requiring the posting of material data safety sheets and documentation of fracking fluid components
HB 2141 - Renewable Portfolio Standards Sustainable Energy Act
HB 2152 - Requiring flowback plans for all work on oil and gas wells
HB 2176 - Relating to interconnection and net-metering of customer-generators of renewable energy
HB 2200 - Energy Efficient Building Act
HB 2204 - Allowing a credit against state personal income tax for the purchase of a new wood or pellet stove
HB 2208 - Prohibiting underground injection of coal slurry in new permits or modifications and renewals
HB 2210 - Relating to energy efficiency for electric and gas utilities and their customers
HB 2280 - Requiring persons who are not members of the American Association of Professional Landmen to have two years or more of experience
HB 2316 - Awarding credits for use of alternative and renewable energy resources
HB 2323 - West Virginia Energy Efficiency Act
HB 2348 - Creating and implementing a fund to encourage the development and use of renewable forms of energy
HB 2430 - Exempting the construction or addition of active solar energy systems from real and personal property taxation
HB 2436 - Relating to liquefied petroleum gas-consuming equipment and appliances
HB 2564 - Delaying implementation of the Alternative and Renewable Energy Portfolio Act
HB 2609 - Relating to the Alternative and Renewable Energy Portfolio Act
HB 2875 - Relating to residential solar energy tax credits
HB 3080 - Relating to alternative and renewable energy portfolio standards
HB 4367 - West Virginia Energy Efficiency Resource Act
HB 4382 - Establishing the Legislative Oversight Commission on Energy Workers Safety
HB 4468 - Authorizing local units of government to adopt property assessed clean energy programs
HB 4469 - Requiring the Director of the Division of Energy to develop an energy independence policy that ensures all oil, gas and coal produ

Environmental Protection (51 Bills)
HB 2044 - Relating to air pollution control
HB 2062 - Studying the environmental and health impacts of shale gas development
HB 2066 - Requiring the posting of material data safety sheets and documentation of fracking fluid components
HB 2118 - West Virginia Renewable Energy Act
HB 2141 - Renewable Portfolio Standards Sustainable Energy Act
HB 2143 - Requiring liners in all new surface coal-waste impoundments and requiring regulations relating to the planning, constructing and m
HB 2152 - Requiring flowback plans for all work on oil and gas wells
HB 2183 - Requiring all final actions by the Department of Environmental Protection regarding coal mine permits to be completed within six m
HB 2211 - Imposing advanced recovery fees on consumers for the purchase of electronic devices
HB 2214 - Intrastate Coal and Use Act
HB 2286 - Allowing the Division of Energy to develop an energy related public relations campaign focused on educating the Washington, D.C. a
HB 2292 - Requiring the Department of Environmental Protection to remediate any waste tire pile in the state consisting of more than twenty-
HB 2304 - Adding oil and gas facilities, wells, pipelines and tanks to the coordinated statewide program of air pollution prevention
HB 2347 - Establishing a returnable beverage container deposit program
HB 2362 - Relating to water pollution control
HB 2419 - Relating to dual liner requirements
HB 2535 - Creating the "Intrastate Coal and Use Act" and the "Intrastate Oil and Natural Gas and Use Act"
HB 2862 - Relating to informal conferences on surface mining permit applications
HB 3001 - Requiring a composite soil sampling and testing be performed on the ground area underneath a pit or impoundment after it has been
HB 3046 - Requiring the Department of Environmental Protection to issue a procedural rule to allow surface owners a right to a hearing and a
HB 3071 - Relating to civil penalties and civil administrative penalties for violations of the Water Pollution Control Act
HB 3075 - Permitting the disposal of drill cuttings and associated drilling mud generated from well sites in solid waste landfills
HB 3143 - Creating an environmental awareness program in the West Virginia School system
HB 3153 - Relating to retailer electronic waste collection
HB 4014 - Increasing criminal penalties for littering
HB 4258 - Creating a source water protection program and an industrial aboveground storage tank program to protect source water supplies and
HB 4275 - Making West Virginia's Water Pollution Control Act consistent with the federal Water Pollution Act
HB 4277 - Requiring registration and inventory of existing above-ground storage tanks
HB 4285 - Amending the Water Resources Protection and Management Act to incorporate recommendations from the state Water Resources Managemen
HB 4295 - Requiring uniform enforcement of environmental rules
HB 4339 - Ensuring that moneys from the Solid Waste Authority Closure Cost Assistance Fund are available to facilitate the closure of the El
HB 4346 - Establishing separate standards of performance for carbon dioxide emissions
HB 4411 - Allowing the disposal of drill cuttings and associated drilling waste generated from well sites in commercial solid waste faciliti

Estates and Trusts (10 Bills)
HB 2424 - Relating to automatic revocation of a will upon legal separation and excluding from the definition of "surviving spouse"
HB 2475 - Requiring the DHHR to provide matching funds for trust income disbursed to support autistic minors
HB 2488 - Real Property Transfer on Death Act
HB 3037 - Relating to the form of trust deeds
HB 3077 - Relating to the publication requirements of the administration of estates
HB 4011 - Uniform Real Property Transfer on Death Act
HB 4398 - Eliminating the filing of nonprobate inventory with the Tax Commissioner for certain decedents

Ethics (8 Bills)
HB 2748 - Requiring the reporting and publication of all compensation, including the source of that compensation, paid to lobbyists
HB 2796 - Requiring lobbyists to disclose compensation agreements
HB 3150 - Relating generally to purchasing
HB 4298 - Changing the experience requirements of the composition of the members of the West Virginia Ethics Commission
HB 4340 - Providing an exception to certain provisions of the West Virginia Ethics Act

Fire Fighting and Prevention (26 Bills)
HB 2001 - Providing meetings and conference rights for members of municipal fire departments
HB 2380 - Relating to meeting and conference rights for members of police or fire departments employed by political subdivisions
HB 2382 - Relating to the Fire Prevention and Control Act
HB 2423 - Allowing county fire companies and departments to charge reasonable reimbursement fees
HB 2500 - Increasing the penalty for driving under the influence causing death
HB 2517 - Permitting volunteer firefighters to automatically qualify for Promise Scholarships
HB 2959 - Relating to workers' compensation
HB 2996 - Relating to smoke detectors in one-and two-family dwellings
HB 3017 - Requiring the State Fire Marshal to propose rules for legislative approval to set standards for minimum acceptable fire company on
HB 4153 - Providing that the State Fire Marshal shall serve at the will and pleasure of the fire commission
HB 4314 - Providing a $500 credit for certain members of volunteer fire departments against state personal income tax
HB 4387 - Providing a $500 credit for certain members of volunteer fire departments against state personal income tax
HB 4392 - Regulating persons who perform work on heating, ventilating and cooling systems and fire dampers
HB 4460 - Relating to violating provisions of the civil service law for paid fire departments
HB 4497 - Relating to workers' compensation
HB 4536 - Retaining current West Virginia National Guard firefighters
HB 4559 - Taking back the surcharge on fire and casualty insurance policies to one percent
HB 4590 - Relating to the Volunteer Fire Departments Workers' Compensation Subsidy Program and the Volunteer Fire Department Workers' Compen
HB 4604 - Providing discounted motor vehicle registration fees for members of volunteer fire departments

Firearms (34 Bills)
HB 2037 - Increasing the minimum sentence for maliciously assaults a government representative
HB 2135 - Permitting those individuals who have been issued concealed weapons permits to keep loaded firearms in their motor vehicles on the
HB 2427 - West Virginia Firearms Freedom Act
HB 2437 - Exempting of certain public safety training courses from payment of consumer sales tax
HB 2459 - Permitting certain holders of concealed weapons permits to carry weapons of the grounds and buildings on the State Capitol Complex
HB 2502 - Including oral or written inquiry of a patient about possession, ownership or storage of firearms as a reason for invoking discipl
HB 2558 - Removing the "grandfather" clause that excepts municipal ordinances limiting the purchase, possession, transfer, ownership, carryi
HB 2560 - Providing exceptions to the prohibition of the possession of deadly weapons on premises of educational facilities
HB 2572 - Clarifying circumstances under which a person may possess certain firearms while afield hunting
HB 2760 - Creating a uniform regulation of firearms, ammunition, and firearm accessories
HB 2787 - Permitting family court judges and magistrates to carry concealed handguns without a permit
HB 2832 - Creating the "Firearm Protection Act"
HB 2967 - Prohibiting the publication of the identities of persons who have been issued licenses to carry a concealed deadly weapon
HB 3019 - Clarifying circumstances under which a person may possess certain firearms while afield hunting
HB 4166 - Exempting municipal court judges from fees for application and license to carry concealed weapons
HB 4186 - Relating to the procedures for issuing a concealed weapon license
HB 4229 - Providing that all future federal, state and local statutes concerning firearms are invalid and unenforceable
HB 4271 - Relating to firearms and concealed firearms licenses
HB 4288 - Providing for the uniform regulation of firearms, ammunition and firearm accessories
HB 4308 - Relating to the Municipal Home Rule Pilot Program
HB 4309 - Permitting a person to keep a firearm in his or her motor vehicle upon the grounds of the State Capitol Complex
HB 4369 - Providing that all future federal and local statutes, ordinances, laws, orders and rules concerning firearms, firearm accessories,
HB 4501 - Providing that law-enforcement officers employed as school security be allowed to carry firearms on school property under certain

Food and Food Services (5 Bills)
HB 2281 - Increasing the pay grade of cafeteria managers
HB 2993 - Allowing counties and municipalities to levy a sales tax on food and beverages sold at restaurants
HB 4587 - Relating to food handlers' licenses

Forestry (5 Bills)
HB 3064 - Allowing the general public to use certain certified timberland for certain recreational purposes for that property to maintain it
HB 4201 - Relating to civil and criminal penalties for violations of the Logging Sediment Control Act
HB 4202 - Defining timber theft, and to provide the Division of Forestry the authority to investigate and enforce violations
HB 4320 - Removing the severance tax on timber

Freedom of Information (7 Bills)
HB 2172 - Redefining the term "public record" as it is used in the Freedom of Information Act
HB 2911 - Exempting records of concealed weapon license applications and issuance from disclosure under the West Virginia Freedom of Inform
HB 3129 - Creating of the Verifiable Science Act
HB 4442 - Adding law-enforcement officers' personal information to the list of FOIA exemptions
HB 4464 - All relating to the Freedom of Information Act

Fuel (24 Bills)
HB 2098 - Exempting existing churches from paying tax on propane and other forms of heating oil
HB 2229 - Exempting special fuel and propane used for home heating purposes from the motor fuel excise tax
HB 2231 - Reducing the wholesale tax on heating fuel, off road fuels, kerosene and propane used for home heating purposes or off road use
HB 2363 - Prohibiting fractional pricing in the retail sale of gasoline
HB 2529 - Reducing the motor fuel excise tax
HB 2537 - Requiring retail establishments offering gasoline or other motor fuel to provide refueling assistance and refueling access to pers
HB 2598 - Exempting heating oil for residential use from the Motor Fuel Excise Tax
HB 2817 - Relating generally to use of alternative-fuel motor vehicles
HB 2921 - Providing an exemption on sales of motor vehicles using natural gas or dual purpose motor vehicles using a combination of gasoline
HB 2925 - Relating to alternative fuel initiatives
HB 3033 - Relating to taxes on motor fuels, aviation fuels and consumer sales and service
HB 4154 - Fixing a technical error relating to the motor fuel excise tax
HB 4389 - Gas Deregulation and Free Market Competition Act of 2014
HB 4396 - Relating to a trial suspension in certain border counties of the Motor Fuel Excise Tax
HB 4589 - Relating to the West Virginia Diesel Equipment Commission

Funds (47 Bills)
HB 2018 - Requiring racetracks who are licensed to operate video lottery terminals pay a fee of one thousand dollars for each machine and th
HB 2163 - Adding $20 million to the West Virginia Research Trust Fund
HB 2205 - Specifying that infrastructure projects providing broadband services facilities be included in infrastructure projects eligible fo
HB 2267 - Creating the Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program Fund
HB 2348 - Creating and implementing a fund to encourage the development and use of renewable forms of energy
HB 2364 - The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act
HB 2375 - No State-Funded Transportation for Abortion Act
HB 2417 - Creating a fund within the council for community and economic development to assist communities with strategic and feasibility pla
HB 2501 - Creating the West Virginia Addictions Treatment and Recovery Fund
HB 2581 - Requiring that a sum certain be deposited into the Education Improvement Fund for appropriation by the Legislature
HB 2592 - Establishing a Library Facilities Improvement Fund
HB 2976 - Creating a fund for pothole repair contributed to by private businesses or entities
HB 2988 - Providing the West Virginia Courthouse Facilities Improvement Authority with the ability to issue bonds
HB 3017 - Requiring the State Fire Marshal to propose rules for legislative approval to set standards for minimum acceptable fire company on
HB 3070 - Relating to bail bond surcharge
HB 4125 - Providing for the collection of certain fees dedicated to pay civil legal fees for low income persons
HB 4155 - Suspending payments of the refundable exemption to the West Virginia consumers sales and service tax to the State Road Fund for fi
HB 4157 - Extending the cessation of deposits into the Special Railroad and Intermodal Enhancement Fund
HB 4266 - Relating to the redirection of certain Lottery revenues to the State Excess Lottery Revenue Fund
HB 4267 - Legalizing and regulating the sale and use of fireworks and creating the West Virginia Veterans Program Fund
HB 4282 - Relating to levels of funding to the Revenue Shortfall Reserve Fund
HB 4296 - Establishing the Health Sciences Service Program
HB 4299 - Removing the expiration date for the tax rate on eligible acute care hospitals
HB 4322 - Establishing a retired teachers instant lottery scratch-off game
HB 4333 - Relating to the redirection of certain Lottery revenues to the State Excess Lottery Revenue Fund
HB 4339 - Ensuring that moneys from the Solid Waste Authority Closure Cost Assistance Fund are available to facilitate the closure of the El
HB 4348 - Enhancing civil legal services for the poor
HB 4375 - West Virginia Voluntary Employee Retirement Accounts Program
HB 4391 - Relating to Dealer Recovery Fund
HB 4405 - Increasing the cap for collections into the land division special revenue account of the Department of Agriculture
HB 4419 - Creating the West Virginia Children with Autism Trust Fund
HB 4458 - Establishing the Tax Reduction Fund in the State Treasury
HB 4480 - Relating to investment of the Acid Mine Drainage Fund
HB 4481 - Removing restrictions on where certain lottery games may be played
HB 4496 - Providing for the allocation of matching funds from future moneys deposited into the West Virginia Research Trust Fund
HB 4511 - Distributing money that was set aside from the West Virginia Greyhound Breeder Development Fund
HB 4530 - Adding additional requirements for notification relating to industrial facilities emergency event notification and access, and cre
HB 4534 - Create a Historic Resort Hotel Employee Retirement Fund
HB 4590 - Relating to the Volunteer Fire Departments Workers' Compensation Subsidy Program and the Volunteer Fire Department Workers' Compen

Funeral Services (8 Bills)
HB 2442 - Requiring every internment or grave to identify the decedents' identity
HB 4349 - Clarifying retirement dependent child scholarship and burial benefits under a Qualified Domestic Relations Order
HB 4452 - Making it illegal for anyone to photograph a corpse except for certain legitimate purposes
HB 4540 - Relating to embalmer licenses
HB 4541 - Relating to funeral service and embalming licenses
HB 4542 - Changing certain dates related to requirements for funeral service licenses
HB 4543 - Relating to the board of Funeral Service Examiners
HB 4544 - Requiring the Board of Funeral Service Examiners to post notice on its website of any disciplinary action resulting in sanctions a

Gaming Activities (15 Bills)
HB 2018 - Requiring racetracks who are licensed to operate video lottery terminals pay a fee of one thousand dollars for each machine and th
HB 2132 - Permitting the racing commission to regulate charity racing events
HB 3017 - Requiring the State Fire Marshal to propose rules for legislative approval to set standards for minimum acceptable fire company on
HB 3084 - Relating to restricted races at pari-mutuel thoroughbred horse race tracks
HB 4322 - Establishing a retired teachers instant lottery scratch-off game
HB 4325 - Establishing the state parks instant lottery scratch-off game
HB 4333 - Relating to the redirection of certain Lottery revenues to the State Excess Lottery Revenue Fund
HB 4376 - Changing from two to three percent of purse money paid to the local Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association
HB 4421 - Allowing the lottery to pay prizes utilizing other payment methods in addition to checks
HB 4481 - Removing restrictions on where certain lottery games may be played
HB 4483 - Removing limitations on advertising and promotional activities by limited video lottery retailers
HB 4507 - Providing that the identity of a lottery winner may not be publicly disclosed
HB 4511 - Distributing money that was set aside from the West Virginia Greyhound Breeder Development Fund
HB 4617 - Permitting a decrease in the number of dates required for a horse or dog race meeting license application when certain agreement e

Governmental Agencies (21 Bills)
HB 2185 - Requiring insurance coverage of spouses and dependents for pregnancy and contraceptive services
HB 2218 - Restricting certain aid to the Armed Forces of the United States by West Virginia agencies
HB 2408 - Requiring all state boards, commissions, committees or councils to be gender balanced and to have proportionate representation of
HB 2742 - Providing for the redistricting office of the Joint Committee on Government and Finance to propose redistricting plans during cens
HB 2813 - Relating generally to the purchasing division
HB 2882 - Creating the Budget Reform Act
HB 4213 - Moving the Children's Health Insurance Program ("CHIP") from the Department of Administration to the Department of Health and Huma
HB 4215 - Requiring the Director of the Purchasing Division's direct purchases be consistent with the other requirements of the purchasing p
HB 4235 - Creating new code sections which separate the executive departments
HB 4263 - Providing for the transfer of ownership, operation and maintenance of certain assets of the West Virginia Parkways Authority to th
HB 4266 - Relating to the redirection of certain Lottery revenues to the State Excess Lottery Revenue Fund
HB 4280 - Relating to the Department of Health and Human Resources
HB 4317 - Relating to state procurement
HB 4358 - Requiring an agency to review rules every four years and, when necessary, provide revisions
HB 4374 - Permitting purchases up to $100,000 without competitive bids
HB 4426 - Relating to contested cases
HB 4447 - Relating to state procurement

Governor (8 Bills)
HB 2045 - Authorizing the Governor to appoint an additional member to the Surface Mine Board that represents the interest of labor
HB 2225 - Creating a procedure by which the Governor or other elected member of the Board of Public Works can declare themselves disabled or
HB 2904 - Creating a State Employee Ombudsman
HB 3082 - Providing a limit on consulting fees
HB 4146 - Creating the Governor's Committee on School Board Unification
HB 4282 - Relating to levels of funding to the Revenue Shortfall Reserve Fund

Governor -- Bills Requested By (35 Bills)
HB 4147 - Relating to emergency preparedness
HB 4148 - Repealing the Strategic Research and Development Tax Credit
HB 4149 - Allowing members of the Board of Public Works to be represented by designees and to vote by proxy
HB 4150 - Allowing the state to pay its employees every two weeks instead of twice per month
HB 4151 - Relating to military members and their spouses who obtain licensure through professional boards
HB 4152 - Requiring all operators of the underground facilities in this state to participate in the one-call system
HB 4153 - Providing that the State Fire Marshal shall serve at the will and pleasure of the fire commission
HB 4154 - Fixing a technical error relating to the motor fuel excise tax
HB 4155 - Suspending payments of the refundable exemption to the West Virginia consumers sales and service tax to the State Road Fund for fi
HB 4156 - Electronic Toll Collection Act
HB 4157 - Extending the cessation of deposits into the Special Railroad and Intermodal Enhancement Fund
HB 4158 - Providing accelerated payment of consumers sales and service and use tax and employee withholding taxes
HB 4159 - Updating the meaning of federal adjusted gross income and certain other terms
HB 4160 - Reducing the amount deducted as an allowance for usual losses in collections for purposes of calculating local share
HB 4174 - Updating the meaning of federal adjusted gross income and certain other terms used in the West Virginia Corporation Net Income Tax
HB 4176 - Making a supplementary appropriation to the Department of Health and Human Resources, Division of Human Services
HB 4177 - Making a supplementary appropriation to various agencies
HB 4178 - Making a supplementary appropriation to the Department of Commerce, WorkForce West Virginia
HB 4179 - Expiring funds to the unappropriated surplus balance in the State Fund, General Revenue
HB 4180 - Supplementing, amending, decreasing, adding a new item, and expiring items of appropriation in certain accounts
HB 4181 - Making a supplementary appropriation to the Division of Natural Resources, and to the Bureau for Senior Services
HB 4182 - Supplementing, amending, increasing, decreasing, and adding items of appropriations in various accounts
HB 4183 - Supplementing, amending, decreasing, and increasing items of the existing appropriations from the State Road Fund to the Departmen
HB 4184 - Relating to the West Virginia Tourism Development Act
HB 4185 - Implementing purchasing reforms
HB 4213 - Moving the Children's Health Insurance Program ("CHIP") from the Department of Administration to the Department of Health and Huma
HB 4256 - Amending the annual salary schedule for members of the state police
HB 4257 - Providing criminal penalties for the dissemination of false, misleading or deceptive information through automated telephone calls
HB 4258 - Creating a source water protection program and an industrial aboveground storage tank program to protect source water supplies and
HB 4260 - Eliminating unnecessary boards
HB 4261 - Relating to teacher and school service personnel salary increases
HB 4266 - Relating to the redirection of certain Lottery revenues to the State Excess Lottery Revenue Fund
HB 4281 - Relating to education reform
HB 4282 - Relating to levels of funding to the Revenue Shortfall Reserve Fund
HB 4333 - Relating to the redirection of certain Lottery revenues to the State Excess Lottery Revenue Fund

Hazardous Materials (2 Bills)
HB 2292 - Requiring the Department of Environmental Protection to remediate any waste tire pile in the state consisting of more than twenty-
HB 2423 - Allowing county fire companies and departments to charge reasonable reimbursement fees

Health (And Related Subheadings) (4 Bills)
HB 2303 - Requiring all high schools include in their health classes a course in fetal development
HB 2371 - Prohibiting the performance of any abortion when the woman seeking it is doing so solely on account of the gender of the fetus
HB 2485 - Requiring health care providers to release unemancipated minor's medical records for drug testing to a parent or legal guardian wi

Health -- Facilities (14 Bills)
HB 2242 - Requiring abortion facilities to have certain written policies and procedures
HB 2243 - Requiring that abortions be performed in hospitals or by physicians with admitting privileges to a hospital within the local servi
HB 2302 - Providing a personal income tax modification for certain retirees who are in long-term care facilities
HB 2322 - Providing a mechanism whereby unused, unexpired nonnarcotic drugs previously owned by a deceased nursing home patient or resident
HB 2797 - Eliminating the requirement that health facilities receive a certificate of need before opening
HB 3155 - Establishing a definition of "no significant additional fiscal burden" in the minimum criteria for certificate of need reviews
HB 4163 - Requiring outpatient surgical facilities to meet the same facility and surgical standards as ambulatory surgical facilities
HB 4249 - Allowing proceeds of a hotel occupancy tax not exceeding $200,000 per fiscal year to be expended for medical care and emergency se
HB 4299 - Removing the expiration date for the tax rate on eligible acute care hospitals
HB 4332 - Extending the time that certain nonprofit community groups are exempt from the moratorium on creating new nursing home beds
HB 4603 - Patient Injury Act

Health -- Insurance (11 Bills)
HB 2123 - Requiring the DHHR to annually review and adjust rates it pays to care providers
HB 2168 - Prohibiting insurance companies from discriminating against certain health care providers
HB 2926 - Requiring health insurers to reimburse ambulance service providers directly for ambulance services covered under a person's health
HB 3088 - Prohibiting healthcare providers from discriminating against or refusing treatment of a patient regardless of how that person was
HB 3147 - Requiring health insurance coverage for eosinophilic disorders
HB 4563 - Relating to health insurance exchange navigators and nonnavigator assisters

Health -- Personnel (19 Bills)
HB 2240 - Requiring physicians performing abortions take steps designed to save the life of any aborted live fetus
HB 2243 - Requiring that abortions be performed in hospitals or by physicians with admitting privileges to a hospital within the local servi
HB 2271 - Retaining nursing educators
HB 2349 - Increasing the number of child protective service workers
HB 2502 - Including oral or written inquiry of a patient about possession, ownership or storage of firearms as a reason for invoking discipl
HB 2995 - Adding fifty new positions to the staff at the William R. Sharpe, Jr. Hospital
HB 3108 - Relating to criminal background checks on applicants for employment by nursing homes
HB 4163 - Requiring outpatient surgical facilities to meet the same facility and surgical standards as ambulatory surgical facilities
HB 4245 - Relating to anticipated retirement dates of certain health care professionals
HB 4287 - Administration of health maintenance tasks
HB 4289 - Modernizing the licensure and regulation of physician assistants by the West Virginia Board of Medicine
HB 4296 - Establishing the Health Sciences Service Program
HB 4326 - Relating to nursing education faculty
HB 4327 - Prohibiting health care practitioners from prescribing or administering drugs other than in a good faith, therapeutic manner
HB 4342 - Expanding prescriptive authority of advanced practice registered nurses and certified nurse-midwives
HB 4363 - Creating an informal dispute resolution process available to behavioral health providers

Health (And Related Subheadings) (54 Bills)
HB 2062 - Studying the environmental and health impacts of shale gas development
HB 2083 - Relating to the care of aborted fetuses
HB 2177 - Authorizing a responsible parent pilot project
HB 2206 - Creating the "West Virginia Winner" program to promote healthy living
HB 2239 - Requiring doctors and hospitals to bill patients within one year of when the goods and services were provided
HB 2244 - Providing that a plant based substance or biological organism determined to provide any potential medical benefit may not be desig
HB 2261 - Requiring hospitals and other medical service providers to bill Medicaid for eligible inmate hospital and professional services
HB 2305 - BPA-Free Kids Act
HB 2306 - Clarifying that the Legislature is the sole authority regarding compulsory immunizations
HB 2315 - Requiring automated external defibrillators in public schools
HB 2369 - Providing a personal income tax exemption for living organ donors
HB 2384 - Permitting unlicensed personnel to administer medications in certain circumstances
HB 2401 - Requiring the Department of Health and Human Resources to reimburse the circuit clerk of the county where involuntary commitment h
HB 2449 - Requiring a landlord address issues of the accumulation of moisture and the growth of mold
HB 2501 - Creating the West Virginia Addictions Treatment and Recovery Fund
HB 2545 - Creating the Nonresident Medical Student Tuition Regularization Program
HB 2599 - Prohibiting recipients of state assistance under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program from purchasing sugary soft drinks
HB 2740 - Restricting the use of "4-point mechanical restraints" on patients
HB 2766 - Creating the "West Virginia Winner" program
HB 2768 - Regulating tanning facilities
HB 2831 - Relating to mandatory immunizations for school children
HB 2841 - Prohibiting the federal government from requiring state agencies to enforce the provisions of federal health care legislation
HB 2905 - Establishing anesthesia patient safety standards for office-based surgery
HB 2955 - Traumatic Brain Injury Services Commission
HB 3116 - Relating to reimbursement for copies of medical records
HB 4130 - Creating the crime of prohibited sexual contact by a psychotherapist
HB 4169 - Offer of Emergency Aid Medication to Patients Prescribed Opiates
HB 4171 - Requiring local governmental bodies to approve rules promulgated by local boards of health
HB 4188 - Updating the authority and responsibility of the Center for Nursing
HB 4189 - Overdose Prevention Act
HB 4244 - Requiring a person restraining a mentally ill or mentally challenged person in a "four point restraint" to administer sedation by
HB 4264 - Creating the Compassionate Use Act for Medical Cannabis
HB 4278 - Rewriting the procedure by which corporations may obtain authorization from the West Virginia Board of Medicine to practice medici
HB 4280 - Relating to the Department of Health and Human Resources
HB 4284 - Pregnant Workers' Fairness Act
HB 4299 - Removing the expiration date for the tax rate on eligible acute care hospitals
HB 4380 - Making the Department of Corrections and the Department of Health, and their respective workplaces, subject to the Occupational Sa
HB 4419 - Creating the West Virginia Children with Autism Trust Fund
HB 4423 - Relating to the Health Care Authority
HB 4505 - Creating a new article relating to federal health care legislation
HB 4531 - Telemedicine for quality improvement and healthcare modernization act
HB 4532 - Continuing the Rural Health Initiative
HB 4560 - Relating to reimbursement for copies of medical records
HB 4582 - Relating to required physical education and program in physical fitness in the public schools

Health--Mental (3 Bills)
HB 4214 - Relating to persons being discharged from mental health facilities
HB 4244 - Requiring a person restraining a mentally ill or mentally challenged person in a "four point restraint" to administer sedation by
HB 4318 - Continuing education of veterans mental health

Holidays (1 Bills)
HB 2068 - Adding a special memorial day to celebrate the victory of democracy in the Cold War

Homeland Security (4 Bills)
HB 2871 - Providing that West Virginia will not participate in the REAL ID Act of 2005
HB 4147 - Relating to emergency preparedness
HB 4175 - West Virginia Small Business Emergency Act

Human Services (23 Bills)
HB 2123 - Requiring the DHHR to annually review and adjust rates it pays to care providers
HB 2155 - Making grants from state and other funds to provide civil legal services to low income persons
HB 2177 - Authorizing a responsible parent pilot project
HB 2311 - Permitting the state to opt out of a federal statute that would otherwise not allow a state resident who has been convicted of a f
HB 2349 - Increasing the number of child protective service workers
HB 2445 - Providing permanent total disability recipients annual cost-of-living allowances
HB 2475 - Requiring the DHHR to provide matching funds for trust income disbursed to support autistic minors
HB 2527 - Creating a drug testing program for applicants and recipients of temporary assistance for needy families cash benefits
HB 2599 - Prohibiting recipients of state assistance under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program from purchasing sugary soft drinks
HB 2773 - Relating to state responsibilities for the protection and care of children
HB 3146 - Implementing drug testing for recipients of federal-state and state assistance
HB 3147 - Requiring health insurance coverage for eosinophilic disorders
HB 4125 - Providing for the collection of certain fees dedicated to pay civil legal fees for low income persons
HB 4213 - Moving the Children's Health Insurance Program ("CHIP") from the Department of Administration to the Department of Health and Huma
HB 4280 - Relating to the Department of Health and Human Resources
HB 4297 - Relating to the operation and oversight of certain benefit programs
HB 4348 - Enhancing civil legal services for the poor
HB 4418 - Career ladder for direct service workers
HB 4433 - Implementing drug testing for recipients of federal-state and state assistance
HB 4504 - Providing for sharing juvenile records in certain circumstances with another state
HB 4537 - West Virginia CARES Act
HB 4565 - Requiring the circuit court , when appointing counsel for alleged protected persons, to make appointments from a listing of all i

Infrastructure (4 Bills)
HB 2205 - Specifying that infrastructure projects providing broadband services facilities be included in infrastructure projects eligible fo
HB 2801 - Creating the "West Virginia Infrastructure Emergency Response Act of 2013"
HB 4546 - Relating to rural community access to municipal or public service district water supplies

Inspections (3 Bills)
HB 2161 - Continuing education requirement of building code inspectors
HB 2904 - Creating a State Employee Ombudsman

Insurance -- Health (19 Bills)
HB 2168 - Prohibiting insurance companies from discriminating against certain health care providers
HB 2185 - Requiring insurance coverage of spouses and dependents for pregnancy and contraceptive services
HB 2241 - Adding pharmacist and pharmacy to the definition of "health care provider" as used in the Medical Professional Liability Act
HB 2918 - West Virginia Fair Health Insurance Act of 2013
HB 2926 - Requiring health insurers to reimburse ambulance service providers directly for ambulance services covered under a person's health
HB 2977 - Requiring insurers issuing group accident and sickness insurance policies to certain employers to furnish claims loss experience
HB 3073 - Creating the "Health Care Choice Act"
HB 3081 - Preventing taxpayer subsidization of health insurance covering elective abortions
HB 3088 - Prohibiting healthcare providers from discriminating against or refusing treatment of a patient regardless of how that person was
HB 3147 - Requiring health insurance coverage for eosinophilic disorders
HB 4213 - Moving the Children's Health Insurance Program ("CHIP") from the Department of Administration to the Department of Health and Huma
HB 4422 - Relating to copayments required in certain policies, provisions, contracts, plans or agreements to provide health care benefits
HB 4471 - Relating to limiting health insurance coverage for elective abortions
HB 4474 - Relating to prohibition on higher copayments or coinsurance for certain providers
HB 4489 - Preventing taxpayer subsidization of health insurance covering elective abortions
HB 4505 - Creating a new article relating to federal health care legislation
HB 4564 - Providing for the protection and privacy of persons seeking health insurance assisted by navigators and nonnavigator assisters und

Insurance -- Medicaid/Medicare (3 Bills)
HB 3036 - Improving program integrity for Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program
HB 4217 - Relating to Medicaid reports to the Legislature
HB 4596 - Continuing the fraud control unit in the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit

Insurance -- Motor Vehicles (6 Bills)
HB 2439 - Determining the value of a motor vehicle in a claim
HB 2823 - Increasing the minimum proof of financial responsibility in motor vehicle insurance coverage
HB 2990 - Relating to insurance or other security required for registration or operation of a motor vehicle
HB 4478 - Requiring a certificate of insurance to be in effect during the entire term of the vehicle registration period

Insurance -- Public Employees (3 Bills)
HB 2219 - Providing that members of the Legislature whose income is limited to their legislative compensation may be covered at the same rat
HB 2418 - Requiring the Public Employees Insurance Agency and its contractors, under certain circumstances, to advertise that they are seeki

Insurance (And Related Subheadings) (22 Bills)
HB 2039 - Giving the Insurance Commissioner the power to regulate and penalize self-insured employers
HB 2055 - Increasing the amount of mine subsidence insurance reinsured by the board of risk management
HB 2078 - Prohibiting the use of a credit score in casualty insurance rate filings
HB 2282 - Prohibiting the use of a person's credit history in insurance transactions
HB 2299 - Requiring certain insurance companies to participate in information data matches with the Bureau of Child Support Enforcement
HB 2301 - Prohibiting declination or termination of property insurance based solely upon a home owner's possession of a certain breed of dog
HB 2410 - Prohibiting declination, cancellation or nonrenewal of a property insurance policy if the insured does not file a claim relating
HB 2496 - West Virginia School Personnel Survivor Benefit Act
HB 2551 - Prohibiting insurers from increasing premiums following payment of a claim in certain circumstances
HB 2794 - Prohibiting declination or termination of property insurance based solely upon a home owner's possession of a certain breed of dog
HB 2972 - Providing for structured settlements for minors who are injured or otherwise suffer a loss
HB 3010 - Limiting the use of credit information in connection with the declination and termination of property insurance
HB 4204 - Relating to the nonrenewal or cancellation of property insurance coverage policies in force for at least four years
HB 4311 - Preventing taxpayer subsidization of health insurance covering elective abortions
HB 4359 - Relating to licensure of managing general agents of insurers
HB 4432 - Adopting Principle Based Reserving as the method by which life insurance company reserves are calculated
HB 4487 - Relating to travel insurance limited lines producers
HB 4559 - Taking back the surcharge on fire and casualty insurance policies to one percent
HB 4580 - Removing immunity language and acknowledging the duty to act in good faith and fair dealing in the administration of insurance cla

Internet (4 Bills)
HB 2205 - Specifying that infrastructure projects providing broadband services facilities be included in infrastructure projects eligible fo
HB 2300 - Regulating the use of the internet by children
HB 4279 - Creating the Citizen Privacy and Internet Activity Act
HB 4395 - Internet Service Provider Accountability Act

Investments (12 Bills)
HB 2846 - Removing investment restrictions on foreign securities
HB 2974 - Relating to a tax deduction allowed for capital expenditures from the corporate net income tax
HB 3040 - Relating generally to the tax treatment of manufacturing entities
HB 3068 - Expanding the property appraisal provisions to include qualified capital additions to coal production facilities
HB 3097 - Entitling natural resource producers to the economic opportunity tax credit
HB 4435 - Adding West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine to the list of state institutions of higher education that are permitted to in
HB 4492 - Relating to investment of moneys by the West Virginia Investment Management Board
HB 4526 - Extending and expanding economic development programs of the West Virginia Jobs Investment Trust Fund

Labor (37 Bills)
HB 2003 - Providing an employee the right to decline to work more than forty hours in a workweek
HB 2010 - Prohibiting employers and labor unions from requiring employees to become or remain members of labor unions as a condition of empl
HB 2039 - Giving the Insurance Commissioner the power to regulate and penalize self-insured employers
HB 2045 - Authorizing the Governor to appoint an additional member to the Surface Mine Board that represents the interest of labor
HB 2047 - Verifying legal employment status of workers
HB 2054 - The Healthy and Safe Workplace Act
HB 2085 - Exempting certain construction projects performed on behalf of county or municipal governments from the prevailing wage laws
HB 2128 - Providing railroad employees have the right to review and copy the contents of their personnel file
HB 2175 - Requiring certain licensees to take continuing education in green building
HB 2295 - Prohibiting project labor agreements on state-funded construction contracts
HB 2575 - Setting West Virginia prevailing wage rates by county
HB 2576 - Repealing requirements that prevailing wages be paid in connection with the construction of public improvements
HB 2596 - Establishing the West Virginia Right to Work Law
HB 2752 - Exempting construction performed on behalf of educational authorities from prevailing wage requirements
HB 2753 - Establishing prevailing hourly rates to be used in connection with the construction of public improvements
HB 2952 - Work Share West Virginia
HB 3053 - Relating to the labor-management relations act for the private sector
HB 3085 - Requiring persons engaged in natural gas horizontal well drilling activities to annually submit a report to the Department of Labo
HB 3156 - Granting a labor organization a privilege from being compelled to disclose any communication or information the labor organization
HB 4203 - Allowing a grievant a reasonable time for a representative to be summoned and appear, and clarifying that participation in grievan
HB 4284 - Pregnant Workers' Fairness Act
HB 4323 - Establishing requirements for prior review of all privatization proposals
HB 4353 - Requiring completion of an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) approved 10-hour construction safety program prior
HB 4409 - Creating the Valued Employee Retention program
HB 4571 - Requiring the Commissioner of Labor to conduct a study on workplace accidents at construction sites

Languages (4 Bills)
HB 2106 - Making English the official language of West Virginia
HB 2473 - Requiring all state activities and records to be in English

Law Enforcement (And Related Subheadings) (7 Bills)
HB 2011 - Establishing threshold quantities of certain controlled substances to trigger prima facie evidence of intent to deliver if possess
HB 2037 - Increasing the minimum sentence for maliciously assaults a government representative
HB 2058 - Providing for the temporary detention of criminal suspects by law-enforcement officers where probable cause appears to exist
HB 2122 - Issuing a special "Family of an Officer Killed in the Line of Duty" license plate
HB 2380 - Relating to meeting and conference rights for members of police or fire departments employed by political subdivisions

Law Enforcement -- County/Municipal (6 Bills)
HB 2082 - Prohibiting a cheif deputy sheriff from engaging in certain political activities
HB 2327 - Adding the county sheriff, or his or her designee, to those law-enforcement officials who are granted access to certain confidenti
HB 2353 - Clarifying an exception that allow sheriffs to collect property taxes in more than two installments
HB 4602 - Relating to the powers and authority of state and local law enforcement to enforce underage drinking laws at private clubs

Law Enforcement -- State Police (21 Bills)
HB 2075 - Increasing compensation of membership of the West Virginia State Police
HB 2095 - Increasing salaries for state police forensic lab employees
HB 2133 - Requiring that State Police officers be compensated for time when they are required to be on standby
HB 2147 - Establishing a minimum number of troopers to provide basic law enforcement services, and providing members of the West Virginia St
HB 2226 - Requiring that State Police officers be compensated for time when they are required to be on standby and providing a stipend for h
HB 2232 - Requiring the Superintendent of the State Police to implement a plan to increase the number of troopers
HB 2327 - Adding the county sheriff, or his or her designee, to those law-enforcement officials who are granted access to certain confidenti
HB 2367 - Establishing a West Virginia State Trooper's Association leave donation program
HB 2891 - Relating to scholarships for dependent children of state troopers who die in performance of duty
HB 4212 - Establishing a methamphetamine registry
HB 4256 - Amending the annual salary schedule for members of the state police
HB 4345 - Relating to the West Virginia State Police Retirement System
HB 4408 - Relating to salaries and raises for employees within the West Virginia State Police Forensic Laboratory
HB 4425 - Giving the Superintendent of State Police authority to hire additional staff
HB 4524 - Creating within the State Police a methamphetamine registry
HB 4550 - Providing educational incentives and longevity pay for state troopers
HB 4602 - Relating to the powers and authority of state and local law enforcement to enforce underage drinking laws at private clubs

Law Enforcement (And Related Subheadings) (14 Bills)
HB 2070 - Allowing the use of traffic law photo-monitoring devices
HB 2247 - Relating to residency requirements for persons appointed as campus police officers
HB 2330 - Permitting a retired police officer to be hired as a chief of police and continue to receive retirement benefits
HB 4207 - Clarifying what evidence obtained by law-enforcement officers, with instruments using microwaves or reflected light, may be used t
HB 4251 - Prohibiting the ticketing of cars parked at broken meters
HB 4310 - Making gun permits and applications confidential except for law enforcement purposes
HB 4437 - Relating to the Division of Juvenile Services
HB 4442 - Adding law-enforcement officers' personal information to the list of FOIA exemptions
HB 4501 - Providing that law-enforcement officers employed as school security be allowed to carry firearms on school property under certain
HB 4569 - Forfeiture Reporting Act
HB 4594 - Authorizing the issuance of a subpoena duces tecum to a law-enforcement agency for documents or objects in aid of a criminal inves
HB 4595 - Relating to forfeiture of contraband moneys

Legislature (18 Bills)
HB 2031 - Relating to certain members of the Legislature and certain service by members of the Legislature
HB 2219 - Providing that members of the Legislature whose income is limited to their legislative compensation may be covered at the same rat
HB 2259 - Requiring persons giving testimony or providing information to the Legislature to attest to the truthfulness of the testimony
HB 2405 - Redistricting of the House of Delegates into one hundred single member districts after the 2020 census
HB 2568 - Authorizing the Legislature to add a nonbinding advisory referendum ballot issue
HB 2742 - Providing for the redistricting office of the Joint Committee on Government and Finance to propose redistricting plans during cens
HB 2748 - Requiring the reporting and publication of all compensation, including the source of that compensation, paid to lobbyists
HB 2796 - Requiring lobbyists to disclose compensation agreements
HB 2854 - Relating to reentry into the Public Employees Retirement System by members of the Legislature
HB 3029 - Providing a procedure for West Virginia to select delegates to an Article V convention for proposing amendments to the Constitutio
HB 4117 - Eliminating eligibility for participation in the Public Employees Retirement System for those newly elected or appointed as member
HB 4118 - Redistricting of the Senate into thirty four single senatorial districts
HB 4119 - Reducing compensation of state legislators
HB 4354 - Requiring the reporting and publication of all compensation, including contingent compensation, paid to lobbyists
HB 4388 - Prohibiting certain political fund-raising activities for members of the Legislature during certain periods of time

Legislature--Rule Making (97 Bills)
HB 4016 - Legislative rule relating to state owned vehicles
HB 4017 - Rule relating to the inspection of meat and poultry
HB 4018 - Legislative rule relating to obtaining support from federal and state tax refunds
HB 4019 - Rule relating to interstate income withholding
HB 4020 - Board of Chiropractic Examiners, fees pertaining to the practice of chiropractic
HB 4021 - Board of Dental Examiners, legislative rule relating to the Board
HB 4022 - Board of Dental Examiners, continuing education requirements
HB 4023 - Board of Dental Examiners, administration of anesthesia by dentists
HB 4024 - Board of Dental Examiners, expanded duties of dental hygienists and dental assistants
HB 4025 - Board of Dental Examiners, formation and approval of professional limited liability companies
HB 4026 - Board of Dental Examiners, formation and approval of dental corporations; and dental practice ownership
HB 4027 - Board of Dental Examiners, relating to dental advertising
HB 4028 - Department of Environmental Protection, standards of performance for new stationary sources
HB 4029 - Department of Environmental Protection, control of air pollution from the combustion of solid waste
HB 4030 - Department of Environmental Protection, permits for construction and major modification of major stationary sources which cause or
HB 4031 - Department of Environmental Protection, control of air pollution from hazardous waste treatment, storage and disposal facilities
HB 4032 - Department of Environmental Protection, emission standards for hazardous air pollutants
HB 4033 - Department of Environmental Protection, ambient air quality standards
HB 4034 - Commissioner of Highways, transportation of hazardous wastes upon the roads and highways
HB 4035 - Massage Therapy Licensure Board, schedule of fees
HB 4036 - Office of Miners' Health, Safety and Training, assessing health and safety violation penalties
HB 4037 - Office of Miners' Health, Safety and Training, program for the sharing of information between employees
HB 4038 - Division of Natural Resources, relating to special motorboating
HB 4039 - Authorizing miscellaneous boards and agencies to promulgate legislative rules
HB 4040 - Bureau of Senior Services, In-home Care Worker Registry
HB 4041 - Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, relating to a code of ethics
HB 4042 - Board of Professional Surveyors, examination and licensing of professional surveyors in West Virginia
HB 4043 - Treasurer's Office, procedure for deposit of funds in the Treasurer's Office by state agencies
HB 4044 - Treasurer's Office, relating to reporting of debt capacity
HB 4045 - Board of Veterinary Medicine, certified animal euthanasia technicians
HB 4046 - Office of Administrative Hearings, appeal procedures
HB 4047 - Commissioner of Agriculture, relating to auctioneers
HB 4048 - Commissioner of Agriculture, commercial feed
HB 4049 - Commissioner of Agriculture, schedule of charges for inspection services: fruit
HB 4050 - Alcohol Beverage Control Commission, private club licensing
HB 4051 - Alcohol Beverage Control Commission, farm wineries
HB 4052 - Alcohol Beverage Control Commission, sale of wine
HB 4053 - Alcohol Beverage Control Commission, nonintoxicating beer licensing and operations procedures
HB 4054 - Bureau for Child Support Enforcement, rule relating to the Bureau
HB 4055 - Bureau for Child Support Enforcement, support enforcement activities undertaken by the Bureau
HB 4056 - Bureau for Child Support Enforcement, distribution of support payments
HB 4057 - Board of Chiropractic Examiners, regulation of chiropractic practice
HB 4058 - Consolidated Public Retirement Board, Public Employees Retirement System
HB 4059 - Board of Dental Examiners, practitioner requirements for accessing the West Virginia controlled substances monitoring program data
HB 4060 - Board of Dental Examiners, mobile dental facilities and portable dental units
HB 4061 - Board of Dental Examiners, fees established by the Board
HB 4062 - Department of Environmental Protection, permits for construction and major modification of major stationary sources
HB 4063 - Department of Environmental Protection, voluntary remediation and redevelopment
HB 4064 - Department of Environmental Protection, requirements governing water quality standards
HB 4065 - Department of Environmental Protection, state certification of activities requiring federal licenses and permits
HB 4066 - State Election Commission , West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals Public Campaign Financing Pilot Program
HB 4067 - Authorizing the Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety to promulgate legislative rules
HB 4068 - Fire Commission, certification of home inspectors
HB 4069 - State Fire Marshal, certification of electrical inspectors
HB 4070 - Governor's Committee on Crime, Delinquency and Correction, law enforcement training and certification standards
HB 4071 - Department of Health and Human Resources, medication administration by unlicensed personnel
HB 4072 - Department of Health and Human Resources, child care centers licensing
HB 4073 - Health Care Authority, West Virginia Health Information Network
HB 4074 - Department of Health and Human Resources, clinical laboratory technician and technologist licensure and certification
HB 4075 - Department of Health and Human Resources, AIDs-related medical testing and confidentiality
HB 4076 - Department of Health and Human Resources, Cancer Registry
HB 4077 - Department of Health and Human Resources, Medical Examiner's rule for postmortem inquiries
HB 4078 - Infrastructure and Jobs Development Council to promulgate a legislative rule relating to the Council
HB 4079 - Insurance Commissioner, utilization review and benefit determination
HB 4080 - Insurance Commissioner, health plan issuer internal grievance procedure
HB 4081 - Insurance Commissioner, external review of adverse health benefit plan determinations
HB 4082 - Division of Labor, employer wage bonds
HB 4083 - Division of Labor, the Wage Payment and Collection Act
HB 4084 - State Board of Examiners for Licensed Practical Nurses, policies regulating licensure of the licensed practical nurse
HB 4085 - State Board of Examiners for Licensed Practical Nurses, fees for services rendered by the Board and supplemental renewal fee for t
HB 4086 - State Board of Examiners for Licensed Practical Nurses, continuing competence
HB 4087 - Office of Miners' Health, Safety and Training, substance abuse screening, standards and procedure
HB 4088 - Municipal Pensions Oversight Board, policemen's and firemen's pensions disability calculation
HB 4089 - Division of Natural Resources, electronic registration of wildlife
HB 4090 - Board of Pharmacy, continuing education for licensure of pharmacists
HB 4091 - Board of Pharmacy, controlled substances monitoring
HB 4092 - Racing Commission, thoroughbred racing
HB 4093 - Real Estate Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board, requirements for licensure and certification
HB 4094 - Real Estate Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board, renewal of licensure or certification
HB 4095 - Real Estate Commission, requirements in licensing real estate brokers, associate brokers and salespersons and the conduct of a bro
HB 4096 - Real Estate Commission, schedule of fees
HB 4097 - Regional Jail and Correctional Facility Authority, criteria and procedures for determination of projected cost per day for inmates
HB 4098 - Division of Rehabilitation Services, the Ron Yost Personal Assistance Services Act Board
HB 4099 - Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, licensure of speech-pathology and audiology
HB 4100 - Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, speech-language pathology and audiology assistants
HB 4101 - Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, disciplinary and complaint procedures for speech-language patholog
HB 4102 - State Tax Department, municipal sales and service and use tax administration
HB 4103 - State Tax Department, special reclamation tax credit
HB 4104 - State Tax Department, withholding or denial of personal income tax refunds from taxpayers who owe municipal or magistrate court co
HB 4105 - Treasurer's Office, relating to reporting debt
HB 4106 - Treasurer's Office, procedures for fees in collections by charge, credit or debit card or by electronic payment
HB 4107 - Treasurer's Office, providing services to political subdivisions
HB 4108 - Treasurer's Office, procedure for deposit of monies with the office by state agencies
HB 4109 - Treasurer's Office, selection of state depositories for disbursement accounts through competitive bidding
HB 4110 - Treasurer's Office, selection of state depositories for receipt accounts
HB 4111 - Board of Veterinary Medicine, registration of veterinary technicians
HB 4112 - Board of Veterinary Medicine, schedule of fees

Levies (3 Bills)
HB 2993 - Allowing counties and municipalities to levy a sales tax on food and beverages sold at restaurants
HB 4259 - Extending the time for the city council of the city of Sistersville, Tyler County, to meet as a levying body

Liability (6 Bills)
HB 2084 - Providing forensic evaluators with civil immunity for acts committed by the subject of the evaluation
HB 2207 - Creating the "Genetically Engineered Organism Liability Act"
HB 2791 - Exempting licensed surveyors from liability for defamation or slander of title
HB 4360 - Relating to consumer credit protection
HB 4438 - Relating to comparative fault

Libraries (8 Bills)
HB 2006 - Permitting counties, county boards of education and municipalities to impose an additional levy
HB 2053 - Requiring county boards of education to employ a certified library media specialist in each county school
HB 2416 - Authorizing the School Building Authority to award grants or moneys to county and local library boards in connection with public l
HB 2592 - Establishing a Library Facilities Improvement Fund
HB 3111 - Relating to computing local share of public education support
HB 4002 - Relating to the computation of local share for public school support purposes
HB 4160 - Reducing the amount deducted as an allowance for usual losses in collections for purposes of calculating local share

Licenses (47 Bills)
HB 2040 - Providing that when a person from another state writes a worthless check in this state which results in a summons to appear in mag
HB 2175 - Requiring certain licensees to take continuing education in green building
HB 2246 - Providing that a Class B resident fishing license and a Class F nonresident fishing license are effective one year from the date o
HB 2317 - Relating to the issuance of driver's licenses and disposition
HB 2552 - Providing an exception to magistrates and municipal court judges from the requirement of having a license to carry a concealed wea
HB 2584 - Relating to licensing board accounts
HB 2788 - Requiring that all attorneys employed by the State of West Virginia in legal positions paying $100,000 or more must have a license
HB 2792 - Creating a hunting license permitting crossbow hunting
HB 2834 - Exempting valid nonprofit organizations from licensing requirements of the West Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority duri
HB 2911 - Exempting records of concealed weapon license applications and issuance from disclosure under the West Virginia Freedom of Inform
HB 2967 - Prohibiting the publication of the identities of persons who have been issued licenses to carry a concealed deadly weapon
HB 3030 - Relating to Class XS senior resident lifetime licenses
HB 3108 - Relating to criminal background checks on applicants for employment by nursing homes
HB 4116 - Permitting certain owners of residential real estate a limited exemption from certain licensing requirements
HB 4124 - Relating to required orientation sessions for state licensing boards
HB 4141 - Relating to licenses to sell paraphernalia for use with controlled substances
HB 4145 - Creating a hunting license permitting crossbow hunting
HB 4151 - Relating to military members and their spouses who obtain licensure through professional boards
HB 4164 - Relating to professional licensure, certification or registration of persons and spouses of persons on military active duty outsi
HB 4224 - Making changes to the definition of electrical contractor
HB 4243 - Including the resident grandchildren of bona fide resident landowners as persons who are not required to obtain licenses or permit
HB 4301 - Allowing limited reciprocal use of hunting and fishing licenses with the Commonwealth of Kentucky
HB 4306 - Discontinuing the moratorium on the issuance of commercial rafting licenses on a section of the New River
HB 4359 - Relating to licensure of managing general agents of insurers
HB 4412 - Relating to special one-day licenses for charitable events to sell nonintoxicating beer or wine
HB 4413 - Requiring that athletic trainers be licensed
HB 4431 - Clarifying that persons who possess firearms, hunting dogs or other indicia of hunting do not necessarily need to have a hunting
HB 4467 - Relating to exempting individuals employed by a county board of education from plumbing licensing requirements while performing pl
HB 4476 - Allowing any person who was born in West Virginia to purchase a resident lifetime hunting, trapping or fishing license
HB 4500 - Relating to requirements for business registration
HB 4529 - Relating to the sale of wine
HB 4533 - Providing a fee discount for certain nonresident hunting, fishing and trapping licenses for native nonresidents
HB 4538 - Relating to the Board of Dentistry
HB 4540 - Relating to embalmer licenses
HB 4541 - Relating to funeral service and embalming licenses
HB 4542 - Changing certain dates related to requirements for funeral service licenses
HB 4544 - Requiring the Board of Funeral Service Examiners to post notice on its website of any disciplinary action resulting in sanctions a
HB 4575 - Relating to the West Virginia Contractor Licensing Act
HB 4587 - Relating to food handlers' licenses

Liens (11 Bills)
HB 2038 - Clarifying the notice and service requirements for a notice to redeem to be provided to the delinquent taxpayer at the mailing ad
HB 2120 - Prohibiting the publication of the consideration paid for the sale of real estate or the amount of any lien on the real property s
HB 2313 - Permitting surface owners to purchase the mineral interests that lay below the property when the mineral interest becomes subject
HB 2947 - Permitting surface owners to purchase the mineral interests that lay below the property in certain circumstances
HB 3037 - Relating to the form of trust deeds
HB 4347 - Relating to affirmative defenses against mechanics' liens
HB 4417 - Relating to liens on vehicles

Local Bills (3 Bills)
HB 3000 - Changing the Martinsburg public library to the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Public Library
HB 4242 - Increasing gross weight limitations on certain roads in Brooke County
HB 4259 - Extending the time for the city council of the city of Sistersville, Tyler County, to meet as a levying body

Malpractice (1 Bills)
HB 4603 - Patient Injury Act

Military Affairs (49 Bills)
HB 2094 - Allowing members of the West Virginia National Guard or its reserves to obtain free hunting and fishing licenses
HB 2103 - Allowing a disabled veteran one additional license plate
HB 2117 - Income tax exemption for veterans who locate in West Virginia following separation from service
HB 2149 - Extending the expiration of driver's licenses for active military members' spouses
HB 2162 - Relating to educational benefits for dependents of deceased or disabled veterans
HB 2165 - Relating to death certificates of military veterans
HB 2218 - Restricting certain aid to the Armed Forces of the United States by West Virginia agencies
HB 2248 - Establishing a program to promote veteran friendly communities
HB 2273 - Limiting the liability of military personnel who respond to local emergencies and calls for assistance
HB 2339 - Removing the armed conflict requirement before state employees may receive credit for time served in the Armed Forces
HB 2370 - Providing that municipal employees may receive up to two years of retirement service credit for military service
HB 2372 - Relating to disposition of the remains of a deceased military service member who dies while serving
HB 2379 - Exempting disabled veterans from campground rental fees during certain times
HB 2402 - Exempting disabled veterans who have suffered a hundred percent total and permanent service-connected disability from state incom
HB 2422 - Providing an additional decreasing modification reducing federal adjusted gross income for income earned by certain military perso
HB 2728 - Allowing a disabled veteran to park in a designated accessible parking space without placard
HB 2870 - Providing a discount on state campground rentals for veterans
HB 2880 - Relating to provide special outdoor recreational opportunities for eligible veterans
HB 2922 - Issuing of special veterans vanity registration plates for motorcycles
HB 2955 - Traumatic Brain Injury Services Commission
HB 2981 - Providing that historical reenactors are not violating the provision prohibiting unlawful military organizations
HB 3002 - Requiring the Parkways Authority to provide free daily toll passes for veterans under certain circumstances
HB 3005 - Requiring any employer to retain a job for any veteran with a service-connected disability
HB 3006 - Retaining jobs for certain disabled veterans
HB 3007 - Relating to job retention for any veteran with a service-connected disability while seeking or receiving treatment
HB 4151 - Relating to military members and their spouses who obtain licensure through professional boards
HB 4164 - Relating to professional licensure, certification or registration of persons and spouses of persons on military active duty outsi
HB 4267 - Legalizing and regulating the sale and use of fireworks and creating the West Virginia Veterans Program Fund
HB 4268 - Relating to the administration of veterans' assistance
HB 4318 - Continuing education of veterans mental health
HB 4350 - Providing for the awarding of a West Virginia Veterans Medal and ribbon, and a West Virginia Service Cross and ribbon to certain q
HB 4361 - Allowing members of the Legislature who are away serving in the Armed Forces to participate and vote via electronic teleconferenci
HB 4439 - Granting the Department of Agriculture the authority to create and maintain a program to encourage, support and develop West Virgi
HB 4451 - Continuing the Office of Emergency Medical Services as an independent office within the Department of Military Affairs and Public
HB 4536 - Retaining current West Virginia National Guard firefighters
HB 4545 - Relating to personal income tax

Mines and Minerals (47 Bills)
HB 2021 - Requiring the Mine Foreman Examiner review the employment history and certify that the applicant for the position of underground a
HB 2045 - Authorizing the Governor to appoint an additional member to the Surface Mine Board that represents the interest of labor
HB 2055 - Increasing the amount of mine subsidence insurance reinsured by the board of risk management
HB 2073 - Requiring that permanent and temporary battery charging stations in mines be ventilated directly to the return on a separate split
HB 2114 - Relating to revocation of current and future horizontal well permits
HB 2138 - Permitting mineral owners and producers to negotiate a new lease under certain conditions
HB 2143 - Requiring liners in all new surface coal-waste impoundments and requiring regulations relating to the planning, constructing and m
HB 2183 - Requiring all final actions by the Department of Environmental Protection regarding coal mine permits to be completed within six m
HB 2208 - Prohibiting underground injection of coal slurry in new permits or modifications and renewals
HB 2214 - Intrastate Coal and Use Act
HB 2263 - Permitting surface owners to receive a two percent royalty for minerals extracted
HB 2264 - Disclosing to surface owners the impact the mineral extraction will have on the surface owner
HB 2286 - Allowing the Division of Energy to develop an energy related public relations campaign focused on educating the Washington, D.C. a
HB 2313 - Permitting surface owners to purchase the mineral interests that lay below the property when the mineral interest becomes subject
HB 2419 - Relating to dual liner requirements
HB 2535 - Creating the "Intrastate Coal and Use Act" and the "Intrastate Oil and Natural Gas and Use Act"
HB 2826 - Relating to the state's jurisdiction over reclaimed sites of bond-forfeited surface mining operations
HB 2862 - Relating to informal conferences on surface mining permit applications
HB 2947 - Permitting surface owners to purchase the mineral interests that lay below the property in certain circumstances
HB 2954 - Requiring that members of the Mine Safety Technology Task Force are paid the same compensation as members of the Legislature
HB 3034 - Requiring underground mines fire boss examinations include examining the air quantity
HB 3068 - Expanding the property appraisal provisions to include qualified capital additions to coal production facilities
HB 3071 - Relating to civil penalties and civil administrative penalties for violations of the Water Pollution Control Act
HB 3072 - West Virginia coal employment enhancement act
HB 4172 - Reallocating and dedicating the coal severance tax revenues annually to the coal-producing counties of origin
HB 4238 - Providing a tax credit to coal producers who sell coal to taxpayers who increase their consumption of West Virginia coal
HB 4241 - Requiring employers subject to the jurisdiction of the Office of Miner's Health, Safety and Training to implement an alcohol abuse
HB 4291 - Relating to civil penalties and civil administrative penalties for violations of the Water Pollution Control Act by coal mining
HB 4382 - Establishing the Legislative Oversight Commission on Energy Workers Safety
HB 4429 - Requiring that mining equipment being transported or trammed underground be done by qualified personnel under supervision of a cer
HB 4449 - Including proximity detection systems and cameras used on continuous mining machines and underground haulage equipment for tax cre
HB 4469 - Requiring the Director of the Division of Energy to develop an energy independence policy that ensures all oil, gas and coal produ
HB 4480 - Relating to investment of the Acid Mine Drainage Fund
HB 4494 - Relating to Emergency Medical Technicians - Mining
HB 4551 - Relating to methane protections in underground mines
HB 4570 - Relating to underground coal mines
HB 4589 - Relating to the West Virginia Diesel Equipment Commission

Minimum Wage (3 Bills)
HB 2953 - Raising the minimum wage
HB 3102 - Raising the minimum wage
HB 4283 - Raising the minimum wage

Motor Vehicles (And Related Subheadings) (6 Bills)
HB 2107 - Exempting county school boards of education school buses from paying tolls for transit over the West Virginia Turnpike or any park
HB 2279 - Relating to towing companies notifying the DMV of abandoned vehicles
HB 2320 - Giving local authorities the authority to decrease the speed limit on streets and highways where school buses travel in its jurisd

Motor Vehicles -- Driving Under Influence (7 Bills)
HB 2500 - Increasing the penalty for driving under the influence causing death
HB 3074 - Increasing the criminal penalties for the offenses of driving under the influence of alcohol, controlled substances or drugs; "And
HB 4211 - DUI vehicle seizure
HB 4223 - Requiring the issuance of a search warrant before a driver of a motor vehicle can be made to submit to a secondary blood test
HB 4248 - Requiring a criminal penalty for all first offenses of driving under the influence of alcohol, controlled substances or drugs
HB 4377 - Relating to the participation in the Motor Vehicle Alcohol Test and Lock Program
HB 4427 - Relating to hearings before the Office of Administrative Hearings

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

Motor Vehicles -- Licenses, Registration & Inspection (26 Bills)
HB 2004 - Exempting nonprofit organizations from paying an annual motor vehicle registration fee
HB 2103 - Allowing a disabled veteran one additional license plate
HB 2122 - Issuing a special "Family of an Officer Killed in the Line of Duty" license plate
HB 2149 - Extending the expiration of driver's licenses for active military members' spouses
HB 2317 - Relating to the issuance of driver's licenses and disposition
HB 2345 - Authorizing the Division of Motor Vehicles to issue a special license plate for applicants who are hearing impaired
HB 2493 - Relating to driver's licensing
HB 2522 - Issuing a special "HATFIELD and MCCOY" license plate
HB 2528 - Requiring holders of graduated driver's licenses to pass drug tests
HB 2719 - Authorizing the Division of Motor Vehicles to issue special registration plates that read "In God We Trust"
HB 2798 - Authorizing the Division of Motor Vehicles to issue a special "SECOND AMENDMENT" license plate
HB 2859 - Authorizing the Commissioner to issue no more than ten additional special demonstration plates used by new and used dealers of lar
HB 2871 - Providing that West Virginia will not participate in the REAL ID Act of 2005
HB 2990 - Relating to insurance or other security required for registration or operation of a motor vehicle
HB 4225 - Providing for emergency contact information on driver's license records with the Division of Motor Vehicles
HB 4253 - Authorizing the issuance of special "In God We Trust" registration plates
HB 4262 - Authorizing the Division of Motor Vehicles to issue a special license plate for applicants who are deaf or hearing impaired
HB 4265 - Defining collector motor vehicle and a motor vehicle collector
HB 4368 - Relating to issuance and renewal of driver's licenses
HB 4379 - Authorizing the issuance of special "Family of Fallen Hero" registration plates
HB 4461 - Relating to authorizing the issuance of special "Homeland Security and Emergency Management" registration plates
HB 4478 - Requiring a certificate of insurance to be in effect during the entire term of the vehicle registration period
HB 4604 - Providing discounted motor vehicle registration fees for members of volunteer fire departments

Motor Vehicles -- Regulations (24 Bills)
HB 2040 - Providing that when a person from another state writes a worthless check in this state which results in a summons to appear in mag
HB 2051 - Requiring a preliminary breath analysis for the purpose of determining the blood alcohol content of a surviving driver
HB 2472 - Increasing the speed limit from 60 mph to 70 mph on a specific section of I-77
HB 2477 - Permitting certain auxiliary lighting on motorcycles
HB 2728 - Allowing a disabled veteran to park in a designated accessible parking space without placard
HB 2772 - Permitting motorcyclists and bicyclists to safely proceed through a traffic light if they have waited a minimum of two minutes
HB 2785 - Creating the "Safe and Efficient Parkways Act" (SEPA)
HB 2859 - Authorizing the Commissioner to issue no more than ten additional special demonstration plates used by new and used dealers of lar
HB 3057 - Establishing the offense of operating a motor vehicle using a wearable computer with a head-mounted display
HB 3109 - Prohibiting a person from driving in the passing lane of a highway when not passing another vehicle under certain circumstances
HB 4194 - Relating to the adoption of rules for traffic control signals
HB 4206 - Providing that "van accessible" mobility impaired parking spaces may be used only by a van
HB 4207 - Clarifying what evidence obtained by law-enforcement officers, with instruments using microwaves or reflected light, may be used t
HB 4233 - Relating to unattended motor vehicles
HB 4242 - Increasing gross weight limitations on certain roads in Brooke County
HB 4251 - Prohibiting the ticketing of cars parked at broken meters
HB 4304 - Providing rules for motor vehicles passing bicycles on roadways
HB 4370 - Requiring used vehicle dealers to provide vehicle history reports to prospective buyers of formerly recalled vehicles
HB 4407 - Establishing when it is permissible to operate a motor vehicle in the left lane on a controlled-access highway
HB 4539 - Requiring motor vehicles to stop when a public transportation vehicle is stopped and receiving or dropping off passengers

Motor Vehicles -- Taxation (10 Bills)
HB 2150 - Taxing of utility terrain vehicles
HB 2180 - Exempting from the sales and use tax special equipment installed in a motor vehicle for the use of a person with physical disabili
HB 2443 - Exempting antique cars from taxation and fees
HB 2817 - Relating generally to use of alternative-fuel motor vehicles
HB 2921 - Providing an exemption on sales of motor vehicles using natural gas or dual purpose motor vehicles using a combination of gasoline
HB 4008 - Permitting a business that owns motor vehicles to have the value of those vehicles assessed in the tax district where the business
HB 4424 - Requiring all classic and antique motor vehicles be assessed at a flat rate of $1,000

Motor Vehicles (And Related Subheadings) (14 Bills)
HB 2070 - Allowing the use of traffic law photo-monitoring devices
HB 2127 - Prohibiting the modification of mufflers resulting in excessive noise levels
HB 2785 - Creating the "Safe and Efficient Parkways Act" (SEPA)
HB 2860 - Providing that a municipality receive no more than $25 from speeding fines
HB 2885 - Prohibiting the use of the name or likeness of elected or appointed officials on publicly-owned vehicles
HB 2922 - Issuing of special veterans vanity registration plates for motorcycles
HB 4362 - Prohibiting smoking in a motor vehicle when a child is present
HB 4373 - Relating to driver education programs
HB 4391 - Relating to Dealer Recovery Fund
HB 4417 - Relating to liens on vehicles
HB 4517 - Relating to cancelling certificates of title for certain mobile and manufactured homes
HB 4611 - Updating and clarifying the article of the code relating to motor vehicle dealers, distributors, wholesalers and manufacturers

Municipalities (28 Bills)
HB 2001 - Providing meetings and conference rights for members of municipal fire departments
HB 2067 - Providing misdemeanor criminal penalty for failing to comply with law regarding sale, lease or disposition of municipal property
HB 2085 - Exempting certain construction projects performed on behalf of county or municipal governments from the prevailing wage laws
HB 2137 - Enacting zoning ordinances that regulate drilling and hydraulic fracturing activity
HB 2330 - Permitting a retired police officer to be hired as a chief of police and continue to receive retirement benefits
HB 2370 - Providing that municipal employees may receive up to two years of retirement service credit for military service
HB 2380 - Relating to meeting and conference rights for members of police or fire departments employed by political subdivisions
HB 2500 - Increasing the penalty for driving under the influence causing death
HB 2552 - Providing an exception to magistrates and municipal court judges from the requirement of having a license to carry a concealed wea
HB 2556 - Waiving the publication requirements of financial statements for Class IV municipalities
HB 2558 - Removing the "grandfather" clause that excepts municipal ordinances limiting the purchase, possession, transfer, ownership, carryi
HB 2774 - Relating to the effects of a criminal conviction and incarceration on a municipal officer
HB 2860 - Providing that a municipality receive no more than $25 from speeding fines
HB 3097 - Entitling natural resource producers to the economic opportunity tax credit
HB 4129 - Relating to the sale of real property by the Division of Highways
HB 4246 - Placing on the ballot of voters whether the municipality should hold its future municipal elections on a state general election da
HB 4259 - Extending the time for the city council of the city of Sistersville, Tyler County, to meet as a levying body
HB 4305 - Relating to the requirements of members of a building commission board be from the same political party
HB 4308 - Relating to the Municipal Home Rule Pilot Program
HB 4485 - Making it clear that municipalities have the power to both increase and decrease the number of voting wards and/or council members
HB 4491 - Relating to where certificates of nomination are filed for municipal elections
HB 4546 - Relating to rural community access to municipal or public service district water supplies

Natural Resources (25 Bills)
HB 2094 - Allowing members of the West Virginia National Guard or its reserves to obtain free hunting and fishing licenses
HB 2262 - Requiring operators of natural gas wells and surface owners to enter into surface use agreements
HB 2283 - Providing that the amount of required acreage for bird hunting preserves may be one hundred acres for privately owned commercial s
HB 2304 - Adding oil and gas facilities, wells, pipelines and tanks to the coordinated statewide program of air pollution prevention
HB 2335 - Increasing compensation for conservation officers
HB 3014 - Relating to pension benefits exempt from state income taxation
HB 3015 - Providing an increase in compensation for natural resources police officers
HB 3019 - Clarifying circumstances under which a person may possess certain firearms while afield hunting
HB 3097 - Entitling natural resource producers to the economic opportunity tax credit
HB 4145 - Creating a hunting license permitting crossbow hunting
HB 4201 - Relating to civil and criminal penalties for violations of the Logging Sediment Control Act
HB 4243 - Including the resident grandchildren of bona fide resident landowners as persons who are not required to obtain licenses or permit
HB 4286 - Captive Cervid Farming Act
HB 4293 - Regulating the importation and possession of certain injurious aquatic species
HB 4306 - Discontinuing the moratorium on the issuance of commercial rafting licenses on a section of the New River
HB 4378 - Relating to permits to kill deer or other wildlife causing damage to cultivated crops
HB 4431 - Clarifying that persons who possess firearms, hunting dogs or other indicia of hunting do not necessarily need to have a hunting
HB 4470 - Relating to tentative appraisals of natural resources property by the Tax Commissioner for ad valorem property tax purposes
HB 4533 - Providing a fee discount for certain nonresident hunting, fishing and trapping licenses for native nonresidents

Oil and Gas (56 Bills)
HB 2061 - Requiring operators to post a bond for each well and to condition the release of the bond
HB 2062 - Studying the environmental and health impacts of shale gas development
HB 2064 - Requiring a driller or owner of a natural gas well who contaminates a groundwater aquifer to remediate the aquifer until it meets
HB 2066 - Requiring the posting of material data safety sheets and documentation of fracking fluid components
HB 2114 - Relating to revocation of current and future horizontal well permits
HB 2136 - Providing landowners of property adjacent to proposed well sites copies of the application, the erosion and sediment control plan
HB 2137 - Enacting zoning ordinances that regulate drilling and hydraulic fracturing activity
HB 2152 - Requiring flowback plans for all work on oil and gas wells
HB 2254 - Requiring an emergency, temporary and permanent water supply when gas and oil operations have resulted in contamination, diminutio
HB 2255 - Studying injection induced seismic activity associated with to horizontal well drilling and waste injection
HB 2256 - Establishing a cradle to grave monitoring system for withdrawals of water used in the development of natural wells
HB 2257 - Creating a publicly accessible database of information relevant to all horizontally drilled wells
HB 2258 - Requiring the center of all new gas wells to be more than one thousand feet from water wells or six hundred twenty-five feet from
HB 2260 - Prohibiting the drilling of horizontal oil and gas wells beneath abandoned wells
HB 2262 - Requiring operators of natural gas wells and surface owners to enter into surface use agreements
HB 2280 - Requiring persons who are not members of the American Association of Professional Landmen to have two years or more of experience
HB 2435 - Relating to severance taxes collected for privilege of producing oil or natural gas
HB 2436 - Relating to liquefied petroleum gas-consuming equipment and appliances
HB 2535 - Creating the "Intrastate Coal and Use Act" and the "Intrastate Oil and Natural Gas and Use Act"
HB 2598 - Exempting heating oil for residential use from the Motor Fuel Excise Tax
HB 2795 - Reallocating and dedicating three percent of oil and gas severance tax revenues
HB 2893 - Relating to preservation of cemeteries
HB 2917 - Making it an unfair trade practice to refuse to refill a propane gas tank
HB 2918 - West Virginia Fair Health Insurance Act of 2013
HB 2925 - Relating to alternative fuel initiatives
HB 2998 - Requiring natural gas lessors to provide surface owners the ability to purchase gas from those wells
HB 3001 - Requiring a composite soil sampling and testing be performed on the ground area underneath a pit or impoundment after it has been
HB 3046 - Requiring the Department of Environmental Protection to issue a procedural rule to allow surface owners a right to a hearing and a
HB 3051 - Relating to fees charged for natural gas drilling waste fluids injected into underground injection control wells
HB 3085 - Requiring persons engaged in natural gas horizontal well drilling activities to annually submit a report to the Department of Labo
HB 4152 - Requiring all operators of the underground facilities in this state to participate in the one-call system
HB 4227 - Requiring certification of correctness as to design, construction and performance of domestic and commercial liquefied petroleum g
HB 4303 - Oil and Gas Drilling Workplace Safety Act
HB 4346 - Establishing separate standards of performance for carbon dioxide emissions
HB 4382 - Establishing the Legislative Oversight Commission on Energy Workers Safety
HB 4411 - Allowing the disposal of drill cuttings and associated drilling waste generated from well sites in commercial solid waste faciliti
HB 4469 - Requiring the Director of the Division of Energy to develop an energy independence policy that ensures all oil, gas and coal produ
HB 4558 - Relating to oil and gas conservation

Parks and Recreation (25 Bills)
HB 2060 - Increasing the soft drinks tax
HB 2076 - Providing a ten percent discount to residents at state parks and forests
HB 2107 - Exempting county school boards of education school buses from paying tolls for transit over the West Virginia Turnpike or any park
HB 2572 - Clarifying circumstances under which a person may possess certain firearms while afield hunting
HB 2792 - Creating a hunting license permitting crossbow hunting
HB 2855 - Permitting persons sixty years of age and older to hunt deer with a crossbow
HB 2870 - Providing a discount on state campground rentals for veterans
HB 2878 - Clarifying that a valid West Virginia identification card is an acceptable form of ID to prove age and residency for purposes of o
HB 2880 - Relating to provide special outdoor recreational opportunities for eligible veterans
HB 3019 - Clarifying circumstances under which a person may possess certain firearms while afield hunting
HB 3064 - Allowing the general public to use certain certified timberland for certain recreational purposes for that property to maintain it
HB 3095 - Relating to discounts at state parks for elderly and disabled persons
HB 4197 - Relating to the development of corporate sponsorships for state parks and recreational areas
HB 4301 - Allowing limited reciprocal use of hunting and fishing licenses with the Commonwealth of Kentucky
HB 4325 - Establishing the state parks instant lottery scratch-off game
HB 4330 - Providing for the posting of unenclosed lands to prohibit hunting, trapping or fishing
HB 4476 - Allowing any person who was born in West Virginia to purchase a resident lifetime hunting, trapping or fishing license
HB 4533 - Providing a fee discount for certain nonresident hunting, fishing and trapping licenses for native nonresidents
HB 4609 - Restricting swimming on Tygart Lake in the Pleasant Creek Wildlife Management Area to within fifty feet of the boat launch area

Pornography (2 Bills)
HB 2119 - Imposing an excise tax on the sale or rental of obscene materials

Prescriptions and Medications (18 Bills)
HB 2113 - Establishing a two year pilot program on the disposal of unused pharmaceuticals
HB 2130 - Establishing prohibited acts relating to possession of controlled substances obtained from more than one health practitioner
HB 2235 - Relating to restrictions on dispensing oxycontin extended release or fentanyl patches
HB 2322 - Providing a mechanism whereby unused, unexpired nonnarcotic drugs previously owned by a deceased nursing home patient or resident
HB 2384 - Permitting unlicensed personnel to administer medications in certain circumstances
HB 2440 - Adopting guidelines to permit pharmacists to prescribe medications
HB 4161 - Allowing State Police, police, sheriffs and fire and emergency service personnel to possess Naloxone or other approved opioid anta
HB 4169 - Offer of Emergency Aid Medication to Patients Prescribed Opiates
HB 4170 - Requiring a person convicted of a prior felony drug offense to have a valid prescription to purchase ephedrine, pseudoephedrine or
HB 4190 - Relating to controlling methamphetamine
HB 4208 - Banning synthetic hallucinogens
HB 4212 - Establishing a methamphetamine registry
HB 4264 - Creating the Compassionate Use Act for Medical Cannabis
HB 4287 - Administration of health maintenance tasks
HB 4289 - Modernizing the licensure and regulation of physician assistants by the West Virginia Board of Medicine
HB 4342 - Expanding prescriptive authority of advanced practice registered nurses and certified nurse-midwives
HB 4486 - Relating to circumstances requiring a prescription to dispense drug products that contain ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, phenylpropan

Professions and Occupations (33 Bills)
HB 2003 - Providing an employee the right to decline to work more than forty hours in a workweek
HB 2024 - Allowing guidance counselors to compete equally for all guidance counselor positions
HB 2029 - Requiring the reporting and publication of all compensation, including contingent compensation, paid to lobbyists for all lobbying
HB 2047 - Verifying legal employment status of workers
HB 2128 - Providing railroad employees have the right to review and copy the contents of their personnel file
HB 2175 - Requiring certain licensees to take continuing education in green building
HB 2241 - Adding pharmacist and pharmacy to the definition of "health care provider" as used in the Medical Professional Liability Act
HB 2250 - Providing a loan forgiveness program for nurses, social workers, dentists and hygienists
HB 2276 - Providing a tax incentive to dental practitioners to perform dental services at no cost to indigent patients
HB 2280 - Requiring persons who are not members of the American Association of Professional Landmen to have two years or more of experience
HB 2385 - Relating to the requirements for and scope of practice for registered veterinary technicians
HB 2438 - Certified Legal Assistant Act
HB 2440 - Adopting guidelines to permit pharmacists to prescribe medications
HB 2775 - Abolishing the Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists
HB 2791 - Exempting licensed surveyors from liability for defamation or slander of title
HB 2821 - Relating to the Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists
HB 3144 - Relating to supervision of works by a sanitary board
HB 4163 - Requiring outpatient surgical facilities to meet the same facility and surgical standards as ambulatory surgical facilities
HB 4164 - Relating to professional licensure, certification or registration of persons and spouses of persons on military active duty outsi
HB 4199 - Allowing the mandatory federal background check of registered professional nurses to be done by a name search
HB 4224 - Making changes to the definition of electrical contractor
HB 4232 - Relating to minimum salary supplement and educational expense reimbursement for professional personnel
HB 4312 - Creating a certification for emergency medical technician-industrial
HB 4354 - Requiring the reporting and publication of all compensation, including contingent compensation, paid to lobbyists
HB 4410 - Redefining auctioneer exceptions
HB 4413 - Requiring that athletic trainers be licensed
HB 4418 - Career ladder for direct service workers
HB 4467 - Relating to exempting individuals employed by a county board of education from plumbing licensing requirements while performing pl
HB 4477 - Relating to the practice of psychology
HB 4538 - Relating to the Board of Dentistry
HB 4574 - Authorizing the Board of Registration for Professional Engineers to renew certificates on a biennial basis

Public Employees (28 Bills)
HB 2036 - Relating to itinerant status for school service personnel
HB 2052 - Prohibiting the naming of a publicly funded building, road, structure or project for a living elected public official
HB 2252 - Authorizing the equal pay commission to study the "glass ceiling" concept
HB 2281 - Increasing the pay grade of cafeteria managers
HB 2319 - Allowing state employees to take paid leave to attend parent-teacher conference for their children
HB 2376 - Increasing salary increments paid to principals and assistant principals
HB 2377 - Increasing the amount of annual and incremental salary increases for eligible state employees
HB 2425 - Providing an increase to all annuitants of the Public Employees Retirement and Teachers Retirement Systems
HB 2476 - Encouraging public officials to display the national motto on all public property and public buildings
HB 2557 - Extending or clarifying protections under the state's Whistle-Blower Law
HB 2904 - Creating a State Employee Ombudsman
HB 3083 - Relating to definitions used in the Public Employees Retirement System
HB 3105 - Granting all public employees a $1,000 per year permanent pay increase
HB 4144 - Increasing the salaries of state public employees, teachers and service personnel
HB 4150 - Allowing the state to pay its employees every two weeks instead of twice per month
HB 4203 - Allowing a grievant a reasonable time for a representative to be summoned and appear, and clarifying that participation in grievan
HB 4254 - Providing that certain state employees may be granted a leave of absence with pay during a declared state of emergency
HB 4363 - Creating an informal dispute resolution process available to behavioral health providers
HB 4386 - Establishing seniority rights for public employees
HB 4520 - Increasing the amount of annual and incremental salary increases for eligible state employees

Public Service Commission (13 Bills)
HB 2042 - Providing for removal and election of Public Service Commissioners
HB 2176 - Relating to interconnection and net-metering of customer-generators of renewable energy
HB 2323 - West Virginia Energy Efficiency Act
HB 2358 - Stopping accelerated rate recovery because of adverse effects of constructing transmission facilities and revising the definition
HB 2803 - Requiring electric utilities to implement integrated resource plans
HB 2925 - Relating to alternative fuel initiatives
HB 3008 - Requiring the three commissioners of the Public Service Commission be elected from the three congressional districts for six-year
HB 4121 - Requiring that the chairperson of the Public Service Commission be elected on a nonpartisan ballot
HB 4127 - Relating to appointment of Public Service Commissioners
HB 4165 - Authorizing the Public Service Commission to regulate broadband services
HB 4530 - Adding additional requirements for notification relating to industrial facilities emergency event notification and access, and cre

Public Service Districts (4 Bills)
HB 2790 - Relating to public service district board members
HB 4129 - Relating to the sale of real property by the Division of Highways
HB 4321 - Requiring written notice from public service boards to users of delinquency and date of termination and discontinuance of service
HB 4546 - Relating to rural community access to municipal or public service district water supplies

Railroads (3 Bills)
HB 2606 - Permitting the State Rail Authority to set the salary of the executive director
HB 4157 - Extending the cessation of deposits into the Special Railroad and Intermodal Enhancement Fund

Real Property (32 Bills)
HB 2041 - Changing the time for periodic valuations and assessments of real and personal property
HB 2067 - Providing misdemeanor criminal penalty for failing to comply with law regarding sale, lease or disposition of municipal property
HB 2077 - Providing a three percent cap on any increase in assessment on real property that is the primary residence
HB 2096 - Relating to the remediation and disclosure of clandestine drug laboratories
HB 2104 - Allowing quarterly payment of real and personal property taxes
HB 2120 - Prohibiting the publication of the consideration paid for the sale of real estate or the amount of any lien on the real property s
HB 2156 - Providing criminal penalties for the intentional defacement of public and private property due to graffiti
HB 2449 - Requiring a landlord address issues of the accumulation of moisture and the growth of mold
HB 2450 - Granting licensed real estate appraisers access to commercial or residential review documents
HB 2488 - Real Property Transfer on Death Act
HB 2574 - Relating to the right of an owner of real estate to set aside a tax deed
HB 2927 - Relating to publication of list of delinquent real estate
HB 2947 - Permitting surface owners to purchase the mineral interests that lay below the property in certain circumstances
HB 2971 - Creating the Uniform Real Property Electronic Recording Act
HB 2984 - Relating to assessment of real property
HB 3010 - Limiting the use of credit information in connection with the declination and termination of property insurance
HB 3048 - Authorizing county commissions to hear actions for ejectment and other actions
HB 3052 - Exempting from excise taxation the transfer of real property from an individual to a wholly-owned subsidiary
HB 3140 - Providing a procedure for the reassessment and classification of Class III or IV real property transferred to persons to be used a
HB 4002 - Relating to the computation of local share for public school support purposes
HB 4116 - Permitting certain owners of residential real estate a limited exemption from certain licensing requirements
HB 4129 - Relating to the sale of real property by the Division of Highways
HB 4226 - Prohibiting damage to property of railroads, public utilities and certain production storage and distribution facilities
HB 4315 - Relating to assessment of real property
HB 4468 - Authorizing local units of government to adopt property assessed clean energy programs
HB 4499 - Updating the Uniform Common Interest Ownership Act

Redistricting (2 Bills)
HB 2742 - Providing for the redistricting office of the Joint Committee on Government and Finance to propose redistricting plans during cens
HB 4118 - Redistricting of the Senate into thirty four single senatorial districts

Regulation of Trade (22 Bills)
HB 2166 - Modifying the bonding requirement for closing-out sales
HB 2262 - Requiring operators of natural gas wells and surface owners to enter into surface use agreements
HB 2305 - BPA-Free Kids Act
HB 2356 - Prohibiting the sale of beer and wine at self-scan registers
HB 2436 - Relating to liquefied petroleum gas-consuming equipment and appliances
HB 2720 - Requiring the closing hours of private clubs to be two o'clock a.m.
HB 2768 - Regulating tanning facilities
HB 2917 - Making it an unfair trade practice to refuse to refill a propane gas tank
HB 3004 - Increasing the percentage a liquor retail licensee must charge licensed clubs and the general public
HB 3011 - Removing the provision that requires an applicant to meet federal requirements concerning the production, distribution and sale of
HB 4168 - Requiring materials, supplies, equipment and other items purchased by the state and its agencies to be made in the United States
HB 4267 - Legalizing and regulating the sale and use of fireworks and creating the West Virginia Veterans Program Fund
HB 4274 - Permitting the sale of raw milk
HB 4277 - Requiring registration and inventory of existing above-ground storage tanks
HB 4293 - Regulating the importation and possession of certain injurious aquatic species
HB 4370 - Requiring used vehicle dealers to provide vehicle history reports to prospective buyers of formerly recalled vehicles
HB 4389 - Gas Deregulation and Free Market Competition Act of 2014
HB 4392 - Regulating persons who perform work on heating, ventilating and cooling systems and fire dampers
HB 4410 - Redefining auctioneer exceptions
HB 4454 - Relating to the sale of alcoholic beverages on Sundays by private licensees
HB 4455 - Relating to the sale of wine and alcoholic liquors by licensed wineries, farm wineries, distilleries and mini-distilleries
HB 4549 - Clarifying the regulation of nonintoxicating beer brewers and distributors, agreements, networks, products, brands and extensions

Regulations (4 Bills)
HB 2106 - Making English the official language of West Virginia
HB 2291 - Relating to the denial of course credits for unexcused absences in school
HB 2362 - Relating to water pollution control

Rehabilitation Clinic (1 Bills)
HB 2164 - Providing rehabilitation treatment programs to inmates imprisoned in any jail

Religious Organizations (9 Bills)
HB 2034 - Exempting children receiving an exemption from compulsory school attendance in favor of church school from standardized testing re
HB 2098 - Exempting existing churches from paying tax on propane and other forms of heating oil
HB 2234 - Exempting nonprofit, tax exempt corporations or organizations affiliated with a church from consumer sales and service tax
HB 2873 - Requiring that public schools provide facilities for students of all faiths and religions to have a place of fellowship, prayer an
HB 3009 - Schoolchildren's Religious Liberties Act
HB 4134 - Establishing the West Virginia Religious Freedom Restoration Act
HB 4135 - Designating the first Thursday in May the West Virginia Day of Prayer

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

Retirement -- Education Personnel (18 Bills)
HB 2018 - Requiring racetracks who are licensed to operate video lottery terminals pay a fee of one thousand dollars for each machine and th
HB 2099 - Increasing benefits of retired state personnel and retired teachers
HB 2202 - Exempting income received by retired public employees and retired teachers through their state retirement systems from personal in
HB 2203 - Providing a one-time supplement to retired public employees and teachers seventy years of age or older
HB 2266 - Providing a one-time bonus payable in July of every year for retired public school teachers and state retirees
HB 2334 - Repealing the one hundred forty day limitation that a retired school teacher may teach in public schools
HB 2341 - Providing a cost-of-living provision for certain persons retired
HB 2344 - Relating to the State Teachers Retirement System
HB 2359 - Relating to the Public Employees Retirement System and the Teachers Retirement System; and providing a one-time supplement for ann
HB 2425 - Providing an increase to all annuitants of the Public Employees Retirement and Teachers Retirement Systems
HB 4221 - Permitting teachers under the State Teachers Retirement System to teach college level courses without loss of benefits

Retirement -- Public Employees (22 Bills)
HB 2099 - Increasing benefits of retired state personnel and retired teachers
HB 2202 - Exempting income received by retired public employees and retired teachers through their state retirement systems from personal in
HB 2203 - Providing a one-time supplement to retired public employees and teachers seventy years of age or older
HB 2249 - Requiring spouse approval of election of annuity option
HB 2266 - Providing a one-time bonus payable in July of every year for retired public school teachers and state retirees
HB 2275 - Reinstating service credit to certain members of the Public Employees Retirement System
HB 2339 - Removing the armed conflict requirement before state employees may receive credit for time served in the Armed Forces
HB 2341 - Providing a cost-of-living provision for certain persons retired
HB 2370 - Providing that municipal employees may receive up to two years of retirement service credit for military service
HB 2425 - Providing an increase to all annuitants of the Public Employees Retirement and Teachers Retirement Systems
HB 2484 - Exempting the first twenty thousand dollars of state pensions and social security benefits from West Virginia personal income tax
HB 2854 - Relating to reentry into the Public Employees Retirement System by members of the Legislature
HB 3014 - Relating to pension benefits exempt from state income taxation
HB 3083 - Relating to definitions used in the Public Employees Retirement System
HB 4117 - Eliminating eligibility for participation in the Public Employees Retirement System for those newly elected or appointed as member
HB 4364 - Relating to the Public Employees Retirement System
HB 4375 - West Virginia Voluntary Employee Retirement Accounts Program
HB 4428 - Providing that Mental Hygiene Commissioners are employees under the Public Employees Retirement System
HB 4450 - Relating to repurchasing prior service credit in the Public Employees Retirement System

Retirement (And Related Subheadings) (11 Bills)
HB 2031 - Relating to certain members of the Legislature and certain service by members of the Legislature
HB 2302 - Providing a personal income tax modification for certain retirees who are in long-term care facilities
HB 2330 - Permitting a retired police officer to be hired as a chief of police and continue to receive retirement benefits
HB 3014 - Relating to pension benefits exempt from state income taxation
HB 4322 - Establishing a retired teachers instant lottery scratch-off game
HB 4345 - Relating to the West Virginia State Police Retirement System
HB 4349 - Clarifying retirement dependent child scholarship and burial benefits under a Qualified Domestic Relations Order
HB 4534 - Create a Historic Resort Hotel Employee Retirement Fund
HB 4545 - Relating to personal income tax

Roads and Highways (22 Bills)
HB 2025 - Terminating tolls on the West Virginia Turnpike before 2020
HB 2052 - Prohibiting the naming of a publicly funded building, road, structure or project for a living elected public official
HB 2093 - Requiring the Commissioner of Highways to require bonds be posted in connection with major construction, mineral extraction and in
HB 2107 - Exempting county school boards of education school buses from paying tolls for transit over the West Virginia Turnpike or any park
HB 2126 - Providing a clear zone in the event that a vehicle is stopped along a highway
HB 2151 - Requiring the West Virginia Commissioner of Highways to use recycled materials in construction or maintenance of roads and highway
HB 2157 - Relating to signage for construction zones
HB 2279 - Relating to towing companies notifying the DMV of abandoned vehicles
HB 2320 - Giving local authorities the authority to decrease the speed limit on streets and highways where school buses travel in its jurisd
HB 2472 - Increasing the speed limit from 60 mph to 70 mph on a specific section of I-77
HB 2976 - Creating a fund for pothole repair contributed to by private businesses or entities
HB 3002 - Requiring the Parkways Authority to provide free daily toll passes for veterans under certain circumstances
HB 3109 - Prohibiting a person from driving in the passing lane of a highway when not passing another vehicle under certain circumstances
HB 4156 - Electronic Toll Collection Act
HB 4219 - Auditing the Division of Highways
HB 4222 - Providing the Parkways Authority with the power to issue $500 million worth of bonds
HB 4242 - Increasing gross weight limitations on certain roads in Brooke County
HB 4263 - Providing for the transfer of ownership, operation and maintenance of certain assets of the West Virginia Parkways Authority to th
HB 4329 - Authorizing county commissions to regulate parking on roads, ways, streets, avenues, drives and the like where it is needed in c
HB 4371 - Creating a crime for theft of a traffic sign or traffic signal
HB 4407 - Establishing when it is permissible to operate a motor vehicle in the left lane on a controlled-access highway
HB 4502 - Relating to use of state road rights-of-way and adjacent areas

Rule Making Authority (9 Bills)
HB 2190 - Requiring the West Virginia Secondary School Activities Commission to propose legislative rules concerning concussions
HB 2876 - Requiring that legislative rules be reviewed five years after initial approval by the Legislative Rule-Making Review Committee and
HB 4175 - West Virginia Small Business Emergency Act
HB 4295 - Requiring uniform enforcement of environmental rules
HB 4358 - Requiring an agency to review rules every four years and, when necessary, provide revisions
HB 4457 - Authorizing a legislative rule for the Council of Community and Technical College Education regarding WV EDGE program
HB 4502 - Relating to use of state road rights-of-way and adjacent areas
HB 4508 - Proposing changes to the state Administrative Act and rules

Safety (27 Bills)
HB 2002 - Providing for the use of neck braces by football players
HB 2012 - Including a clearer definition of hazing within West Virginia's antihazing statute
HB 2021 - Requiring the Mine Foreman Examiner review the employment history and certify that the applicant for the position of underground a
HB 2054 - The Healthy and Safe Workplace Act
HB 2066 - Requiring the posting of material data safety sheets and documentation of fracking fluid components
HB 2073 - Requiring that permanent and temporary battery charging stations in mines be ventilated directly to the return on a separate split
HB 2190 - Requiring the West Virginia Secondary School Activities Commission to propose legislative rules concerning concussions
HB 2232 - Requiring the Superintendent of the State Police to implement a plan to increase the number of troopers
HB 2245 - Requiring the use of helmets by skateboarders
HB 2437 - Exempting of certain public safety training courses from payment of consumer sales tax
HB 2547 - Repealing provisions establishing a system for the issuance of personal safety orders
HB 2757 - Private cause of action for the humane destruction of a dog
HB 2954 - Requiring that members of the Mine Safety Technology Task Force are paid the same compensation as members of the Legislature
HB 2996 - Relating to smoke detectors in one-and two-family dwellings
HB 3131 - Providing that all persons have the right to be free from violence
HB 4303 - Oil and Gas Drilling Workplace Safety Act
HB 4353 - Requiring completion of an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) approved 10-hour construction safety program prior
HB 4380 - Making the Department of Corrections and the Department of Health, and their respective workplaces, subject to the Occupational Sa
HB 4382 - Establishing the Legislative Oversight Commission on Energy Workers Safety
HB 4392 - Regulating persons who perform work on heating, ventilating and cooling systems and fire dampers
HB 4449 - Including proximity detection systems and cameras used on continuous mining machines and underground haulage equipment for tax cre
HB 4515 - Preventing and mitigating catastrophes involving toxic substances
HB 4551 - Relating to methane protections in underground mines
HB 4571 - Requiring the Commissioner of Labor to conduct a study on workplace accidents at construction sites
HB 4583 - Relating to the regulation of dilapidated buildings

Salaries (39 Bills)
HB 2028 - Relating to the employment and compensation of school service personnel
HB 2029 - Requiring the reporting and publication of all compensation, including contingent compensation, paid to lobbyists for all lobbying
HB 2035 - Providing full daily rate of pay for substitute teachers if they have in excess of ten instructional days in the same school year
HB 2075 - Increasing compensation of membership of the West Virginia State Police
HB 2097 - Providing for career development and establishing a pay scale for Alcohol Beverage Commission inspectors, enforcement agents and s
HB 2147 - Establishing a minimum number of troopers to provide basic law enforcement services, and providing members of the West Virginia St
HB 2226 - Requiring that State Police officers be compensated for time when they are required to be on standby and providing a stipend for h
HB 2236 - Providing a salary supplement for providers of medicaid eligible services in the public schools
HB 2252 - Authorizing the equal pay commission to study the "glass ceiling" concept
HB 2281 - Increasing the pay grade of cafeteria managers
HB 2335 - Increasing compensation for conservation officers
HB 2343 - Increasing the educational increment for school service personnel
HB 2376 - Increasing salary increments paid to principals and assistant principals
HB 2377 - Increasing the amount of annual and incremental salary increases for eligible state employees
HB 2575 - Setting West Virginia prevailing wage rates by county
HB 2576 - Repealing requirements that prevailing wages be paid in connection with the construction of public improvements
HB 2606 - Permitting the State Rail Authority to set the salary of the executive director
HB 2752 - Exempting construction performed on behalf of educational authorities from prevailing wage requirements
HB 2753 - Establishing prevailing hourly rates to be used in connection with the construction of public improvements
HB 2799 - Allowing county commissions broad discretion in setting the salaries of county elected officials
HB 2839 - Relating to payment of employees separated from payroll before paydays
HB 2887 - Increasing compensation, after July 1, 2013, of elected county officials and county commissioners for each class of county
HB 2954 - Requiring that members of the Mine Safety Technology Task Force are paid the same compensation as members of the Legislature
HB 3015 - Providing an increase in compensation for natural resources police officers
HB 3050 - Relating to salary increases for teachers based on residential housing costs
HB 3096 - Increasing the compensation caps for secretary-clerks and case coordinators in the family court system
HB 3105 - Granting all public employees a $1,000 per year permanent pay increase
HB 4119 - Reducing compensation of state legislators
HB 4144 - Increasing the salaries of state public employees, teachers and service personnel
HB 4196 - Requiring the Workforce Investment Council to provide information and guidance to local workforce investment boards that would ena
HB 4239 - Relating to counties
HB 4256 - Amending the annual salary schedule for members of the state police
HB 4261 - Relating to teacher and school service personnel salary increases
HB 4270 - Relating to salaries of service employees of the state camp and conference center known as Cedar Lakes Conference Center
HB 4408 - Relating to salaries and raises for employees within the West Virginia State Police Forensic Laboratory
HB 4430 - Removing the compensation caps entirely for secretary-clerks and case coordinators
HB 4520 - Increasing the amount of annual and incremental salary increases for eligible state employees
HB 4613 - Creating the West Virginia Jobs Incentive Act
HB 4615 - Relating to wage payment and collection

Secretary of State (5 Bills)
HB 2019 - Relating to elections
HB 4440 - Relating to the filing of financial statements with the Secretary of State
HB 4512 - Regarding exemptions for businesses
HB 4525 - Eliminating late fees charged by the Secretary of State
HB 4553 - Authorizing the Secretary of State to prosecute election violations

Senior Citizens (14 Bills)
HB 2007 - Establishing a program for reprogramming cellular telephones and distributing to seniors for making emergency calls
HB 2267 - Creating the Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program Fund
HB 2268 - Increasing the maximum personal income tax exemption for persons over the age of sixty-five and for persons who are totally disabl
HB 2274 - Raising the maximum personal income tax exemption for persons over the age of sixty-five and for persons who are totally disabled
HB 2855 - Permitting persons sixty years of age and older to hunt deer with a crossbow
HB 2856 - Prohibiting discrimination based upon age or sexual orientation
HB 2878 - Clarifying that a valid West Virginia identification card is an acceptable form of ID to prove age and residency for purposes of o
HB 3030 - Relating to Class XS senior resident lifetime licenses
HB 3078 - Raising the maximum personal income tax exemption for persons over the age of sixty-five and for persons who are totally disabled
HB 3095 - Relating to discounts at state parks for elderly and disabled persons

Social Security (8 Bills)
HB 2284 - Exempting social security benefits from West Virginia personal income
HB 2484 - Exempting the first twenty thousand dollars of state pensions and social security benefits from West Virginia personal income tax
HB 2793 - Relating to calculation of West Virginia adjusted gross income for personal income tax purposes
HB 4133 - Relating to calculation of West Virginia adjusted gross income for personal income tax purposes
HB 4592 - Exempting Social Security benefits and certain pension benefits from West Virginia personal income taxation

Taxation (And Related Subheadings) (1 Bills)
HB 2744 - Allowing a tax deduction for all prepaid tuition contracts or college savings plan

Taxation -- Consumers Sales Tax (15 Bills)
HB 2072 - Creating an annual exemption for clothing, footwear and school supplies
HB 2119 - Imposing an excise tax on the sale or rental of obscene materials
HB 2150 - Taxing of utility terrain vehicles
HB 2180 - Exempting from the sales and use tax special equipment installed in a motor vehicle for the use of a person with physical disabili
HB 2231 - Reducing the wholesale tax on heating fuel, off road fuels, kerosene and propane used for home heating purposes or off road use
HB 2234 - Exempting nonprofit, tax exempt corporations or organizations affiliated with a church from consumer sales and service tax
HB 2437 - Exempting of certain public safety training courses from payment of consumer sales tax
HB 2921 - Providing an exemption on sales of motor vehicles using natural gas or dual purpose motor vehicles using a combination of gasoline
HB 2993 - Allowing counties and municipalities to levy a sales tax on food and beverages sold at restaurants
HB 3033 - Relating to taxes on motor fuels, aviation fuels and consumer sales and service
HB 4155 - Suspending payments of the refundable exemption to the West Virginia consumers sales and service tax to the State Road Fund for fi
HB 4158 - Providing accelerated payment of consumers sales and service and use tax and employee withholding taxes
HB 4272 - Exempting sales of precious metals from the sales tax
HB 4416 - Exempting certified professional estimator services from consumers sales tax

Taxation -- Mines & Minerals (6 Bills)
HB 2313 - Permitting surface owners to purchase the mineral interests that lay below the property when the mineral interest becomes subject
HB 2826 - Relating to the state's jurisdiction over reclaimed sites of bond-forfeited surface mining operations
HB 3072 - West Virginia coal employment enhancement act
HB 4172 - Reallocating and dedicating the coal severance tax revenues annually to the coal-producing counties of origin
HB 4238 - Providing a tax credit to coal producers who sell coal to taxpayers who increase their consumption of West Virginia coal
HB 4272 - Exempting sales of precious metals from the sales tax

Taxation -- Motor Vehicles (2 Bills)
HB 4556 - Relating to the valuation of antique motor vehicles and classic motor vehicles for purposes of ad valorem property taxes
HB 4557 - Requiring that motor vehicles, except leased motor vehicles, used in a business be assessed for taxation in the tax district where

Taxation -- Personal & Corporate Income Tax (48 Bills)
HB 2018 - Requiring racetracks who are licensed to operate video lottery terminals pay a fee of one thousand dollars for each machine and th
HB 2104 - Allowing quarterly payment of real and personal property taxes
HB 2116 - Income tax deduction for gifts to West Virginia charities
HB 2117 - Income tax exemption for veterans who locate in West Virginia following separation from service
HB 2174 - Reducing federal adjusted gross income for recent graduates of higher education institutions
HB 2202 - Exempting income received by retired public employees and retired teachers through their state retirement systems from personal in
HB 2204 - Allowing a credit against state personal income tax for the purchase of a new wood or pellet stove
HB 2217 - Reducing the corporate net income tax rate to five point nine percent effective the first day of July, two thousand eleven
HB 2268 - Increasing the maximum personal income tax exemption for persons over the age of sixty-five and for persons who are totally disabl
HB 2271 - Retaining nursing educators
HB 2274 - Raising the maximum personal income tax exemption for persons over the age of sixty-five and for persons who are totally disabled
HB 2276 - Providing a tax incentive to dental practitioners to perform dental services at no cost to indigent patients
HB 2284 - Exempting social security benefits from West Virginia personal income
HB 2302 - Providing a personal income tax modification for certain retirees who are in long-term care facilities
HB 2307 - Reducing the corporation net income tax rate
HB 2369 - Providing a personal income tax exemption for living organ donors
HB 2373 - Authorizing a refundable tax credit based upon the federal earned income tax credit
HB 2402 - Exempting disabled veterans who have suffered a hundred percent total and permanent service-connected disability from state incom
HB 2422 - Providing an additional decreasing modification reducing federal adjusted gross income for income earned by certain military perso
HB 2484 - Exempting the first twenty thousand dollars of state pensions and social security benefits from West Virginia personal income tax
HB 2745 - Exempting undergraduate students attending state colleges or universities for the first two years postgraduation, from the payment
HB 2793 - Relating to calculation of West Virginia adjusted gross income for personal income tax purposes
HB 2903 - Creating the Economic Fairness Act of 2013
HB 2950 - Providing cable operators and satellite television providers a tax credit for offering consumers ala carte service
HB 2958 - Permitting deed of trust or mortgage interest paid on taxpayers' personal residences to be used as a deduction for personal income
HB 3014 - Relating to pension benefits exempt from state income taxation
HB 3078 - Raising the maximum personal income tax exemption for persons over the age of sixty-five and for persons who are totally disabled
HB 4133 - Relating to calculation of West Virginia adjusted gross income for personal income tax purposes
HB 4136 - Educational Equality Act
HB 4158 - Providing accelerated payment of consumers sales and service and use tax and employee withholding taxes
HB 4159 - Updating the meaning of federal adjusted gross income and certain other terms
HB 4174 - Updating the meaning of federal adjusted gross income and certain other terms used in the West Virginia Corporation Net Income Tax
HB 4276 - Providing a credit against personal income tax for classroom teachers for nonreimbursed costs of supplies
HB 4314 - Providing a $500 credit for certain members of volunteer fire departments against state personal income tax
HB 4326 - Relating to nursing education faculty
HB 4356 - Creating a West Virginia personal income tax modification reducing federal adjusted gross income for persons who choose to spay or
HB 4387 - Providing a $500 credit for certain members of volunteer fire departments against state personal income tax
HB 4403 - Creating a tax credit for certain businesses that locate within a twenty-mile radius of a Hatfield-McCoy recreation area trail hea
HB 4419 - Creating the West Virginia Children with Autism Trust Fund
HB 4506 - Relating to personal income tax rates
HB 4545 - Relating to personal income tax
HB 4561 - Relating to the rate of tax on personal income, including bonuses earned and increases on salary
HB 4573 - Relating to additional modification reducing federal adjusted gross income relating to tolls
HB 4586 - Adding the taxable income or loss of any corporation that is a member of a unitary group and that is incorporated in certain juris
HB 4592 - Exempting Social Security benefits and certain pension benefits from West Virginia personal income taxation
HB 4613 - Creating the West Virginia Jobs Incentive Act

Taxation -- Property (23 Bills)
HB 2006 - Permitting counties, county boards of education and municipalities to impose an additional levy
HB 2038 - Clarifying the notice and service requirements for a notice to redeem to be provided to the delinquent taxpayer at the mailing ad
HB 2077 - Providing a three percent cap on any increase in assessment on real property that is the primary residence
HB 2104 - Allowing quarterly payment of real and personal property taxes
HB 2182 - Creating the West Virginia Innovation Free-Trade Business Technology Property Valuation Act and the West Virginia Innovation Free-
HB 2308 - Relating to the excise tax on the privilege of transferring real property and using the tax to reimburse counties for regional jai
HB 2353 - Clarifying an exception that allow sheriffs to collect property taxes in more than two installments
HB 2430 - Exempting the construction or addition of active solar energy systems from real and personal property taxation
HB 2444 - Capping a property tax increase resulting from an increase from the three-year reappraisal
HB 2464 - Relating to assessment of personal property of transients
HB 2467 - Requiring the county to reimburse a property owner of expenses incurred in contesting a reappraisal
HB 2486 - Limiting the amount a property reappraisal can increase
HB 2574 - Relating to the right of an owner of real estate to set aside a tax deed
HB 2927 - Relating to publication of list of delinquent real estate
HB 2958 - Permitting deed of trust or mortgage interest paid on taxpayers' personal residences to be used as a deduction for personal income
HB 3040 - Relating generally to the tax treatment of manufacturing entities
HB 3056 - Providing a special method for valuation of certain wireless technology property for property taxes
HB 4470 - Relating to tentative appraisals of natural resources property by the Tax Commissioner for ad valorem property tax purposes
HB 4567 - Establishing a new class of property on utility rights-of- ways and easements for taxation purposes
HB 4610 - Relating to valuation and assessment of property for ad valorem property taxation

Taxation -- Roads & Fuel (6 Bills)
HB 2098 - Exempting existing churches from paying tax on propane and other forms of heating oil
HB 2229 - Exempting special fuel and propane used for home heating purposes from the motor fuel excise tax
HB 2231 - Reducing the wholesale tax on heating fuel, off road fuels, kerosene and propane used for home heating purposes or off road use
HB 2529 - Reducing the motor fuel excise tax
HB 2598 - Exempting heating oil for residential use from the Motor Fuel Excise Tax
HB 4396 - Relating to a trial suspension in certain border counties of the Motor Fuel Excise Tax

Taxation (And Related Subheadings) (31 Bills)
HB 2006 - Permitting counties, county boards of education and municipalities to impose an additional levy
HB 2060 - Increasing the soft drinks tax
HB 2435 - Relating to severance taxes collected for privilege of producing oil or natural gas
HB 2474 - Authorizing tax credits for parents and legal guardians whose children are in a home schooling program
HB 2578 - Creating the Good Jobs Internet Reporting Act
HB 2739 - Relating to the business and occupation tax
HB 2795 - Reallocating and dedicating three percent of oil and gas severance tax revenues
HB 2875 - Relating to residential solar energy tax credits
HB 2974 - Relating to a tax deduction allowed for capital expenditures from the corporate net income tax
HB 3051 - Relating to fees charged for natural gas drilling waste fluids injected into underground injection control wells
HB 3052 - Exempting from excise taxation the transfer of real property from an individual to a wholly-owned subsidiary
HB 3064 - Allowing the general public to use certain certified timberland for certain recreational purposes for that property to maintain it
HB 3097 - Entitling natural resource producers to the economic opportunity tax credit
HB 4148 - Repealing the Strategic Research and Development Tax Credit
HB 4154 - Fixing a technical error relating to the motor fuel excise tax
HB 4160 - Reducing the amount deducted as an allowance for usual losses in collections for purposes of calculating local share
HB 4184 - Relating to the West Virginia Tourism Development Act
HB 4191 - Increasing the excise tax on cigarettes and all other tobacco products
HB 4192 - Tax Credit for residents of counties impacted by water emergency
HB 4247 - Permitting the Ohio County Commission to levy a special district excise tax
HB 4249 - Allowing proceeds of a hotel occupancy tax not exceeding $200,000 per fiscal year to be expended for medical care and emergency se
HB 4267 - Legalizing and regulating the sale and use of fireworks and creating the West Virginia Veterans Program Fund
HB 4292 - Funding for substance abuse services through increased taxes on beer, wine and liquor
HB 4299 - Removing the expiration date for the tax rate on eligible acute care hospitals
HB 4320 - Removing the severance tax on timber
HB 4334 - Creating tax credits for small business economic impact
HB 4351 - Creating a review process for tax expenditures
HB 4449 - Including proximity detection systems and cameras used on continuous mining machines and underground haulage equipment for tax cre
HB 4456 - Relating to increasing sales and use taxes by one percent
HB 4458 - Establishing the Tax Reduction Fund in the State Treasury
HB 4517 - Relating to cancelling certificates of title for certain mobile and manufactured homes

Technology (27 Bills)
HB 2070 - Allowing the use of traffic law photo-monitoring devices
HB 2081 - Making electronic payments subject to the same fees as are currently permitted for returned checks
HB 2111 - Employing best available control technology to control air pollution
HB 2142 - Providing a criminal penalty for transmitting bulk electronic mail messages which are unsolicited
HB 2182 - Creating the West Virginia Innovation Free-Trade Business Technology Property Valuation Act and the West Virginia Innovation Free-
HB 2211 - Imposing advanced recovery fees on consumers for the purchase of electronic devices
HB 2257 - Creating a publicly accessible database of information relevant to all horizontally drilled wells
HB 2337 - Creating the criminal offense of online impersonation
HB 2411 - Relating to development of broadband infrastructure and broadband deployment in this state
HB 2966 - Relating to employment and privacy protection
HB 2971 - Creating the Uniform Real Property Electronic Recording Act
HB 2982 - Prohibiting the use of calculators for teaching purposes in grades K through eight
HB 3056 - Providing a special method for valuation of certain wireless technology property for property taxes
HB 3057 - Establishing the offense of operating a motor vehicle using a wearable computer with a head-mounted display
HB 3090 - Relating to duties of the Chief Technology Officer with regard to security of government information
HB 3116 - Relating to reimbursement for copies of medical records
HB 3153 - Relating to retailer electronic waste collection
HB 4010 - Creating the Uniform Real Property Electronic Recording Act
HB 4128 - Requiring boards of examination or registration to maintain a list of disciplinary actions on a public access website
HB 4165 - Authorizing the Public Service Commission to regulate broadband services
HB 4281 - Relating to education reform
HB 4331 - Relating to location information of an electronic device
HB 4361 - Allowing members of the Legislature who are away serving in the Armed Forces to participate and vote via electronic teleconferenci
HB 4395 - Internet Service Provider Accountability Act
HB 4531 - Telemedicine for quality improvement and healthcare modernization act
HB 4560 - Relating to reimbursement for copies of medical records

Tobacco and Tobacco Products (5 Bills)
HB 4138 - Relating to the usage restrictions for tobacco and tobacco products
HB 4191 - Increasing the excise tax on cigarettes and all other tobacco products
HB 4237 - Prohibiting the sale, distribution and use of electronic cigarettes, vapor products and other alternative nicotine products to per
HB 4362 - Prohibiting smoking in a motor vehicle when a child is present
HB 4518 - Relating to penalties for underage tobacco use

Tourism (6 Bills)
HB 2991 - Providing that a wine retailer may be licensed as a retail dealer in nonintoxicating beer for the limited purpose of selling nonin
HB 4184 - Relating to the West Virginia Tourism Development Act
HB 4187 - Dissolving the West Virginia Parkways, Economic Development and Tourism Authority and transfer its powers to the Secretary of the
HB 4306 - Discontinuing the moratorium on the issuance of commercial rafting licenses on a section of the New River
HB 4403 - Creating a tax credit for certain businesses that locate within a twenty-mile radius of a Hatfield-McCoy recreation area trail hea
HB 4533 - Providing a fee discount for certain nonresident hunting, fishing and trapping licenses for native nonresidents

Transportation (4 Bills)
HB 2289 - Requiring that transportation to and from school be provided for each child that needs or desires transportation
HB 2375 - No State-Funded Transportation for Abortion Act
HB 4187 - Dissolving the West Virginia Parkways, Economic Development and Tourism Authority and transfer its powers to the Secretary of the
HB 4539 - Requiring motor vehicles to stop when a public transportation vehicle is stopped and receiving or dropping off passengers

Treasurer (2 Bills)
HB 4282 - Relating to levels of funding to the Revenue Shortfall Reserve Fund
HB 4319 - Relating to the State Treasurer's office

Unemployment Compensation (2 Bills)
HB 2251 - Providing for the payment of unemployment compensation when a person misses work due to domestic violence
HB 4209 - Domestic violence victims' eligibility for unemployment compensation benefits

Uniform Laws (6 Bills)
HB 2346 - The Uniform Debt Management Services Act
HB 3101 - Updating the Uniform Common Interest Ownership Act
HB 4010 - Creating the Uniform Real Property Electronic Recording Act
HB 4011 - Uniform Real Property Transfer on Death Act
HB 4012 - Relating to the Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts
HB 4499 - Updating the Uniform Common Interest Ownership Act

Utilities (15 Bills)
HB 2210 - Relating to energy efficiency for electric and gas utilities and their customers
HB 2316 - Awarding credits for use of alternative and renewable energy resources
HB 2358 - Stopping accelerated rate recovery because of adverse effects of constructing transmission facilities and revising the definition
HB 2803 - Requiring electric utilities to implement integrated resource plans
HB 4007 - Prohibiting any state entity from forcing currently owner-occupied residences to be required to participate in a public sewer
HB 4129 - Relating to the sale of real property by the Division of Highways
HB 4152 - Requiring all operators of the underground facilities in this state to participate in the one-call system
HB 4173 - Relating to a five-year suspension on rate hikes for all utilities
HB 4257 - Providing criminal penalties for the dissemination of false, misleading or deceptive information through automated telephone calls
HB 4321 - Requiring written notice from public service boards to users of delinquency and date of termination and discontinuance of service
HB 4328 - Requiring electric utilities to reimburse customers for expenses incurred resulting from outages caused by lack of appropriate li
HB 4367 - West Virginia Energy Efficiency Resource Act
HB 4527 - Creating monitoring and testing requirements for public water utilities
HB 4567 - Establishing a new class of property on utility rights-of- ways and easements for taxation purposes
HB 4601 - Relating to fiscal management and regulation of publicly-owned utilities

Vendors (5 Bills)
HB 2813 - Relating generally to the purchasing division
HB 3093 - Relating to certification requirements for applicators who paint state bridges
HB 3150 - Relating generally to purchasing
HB 4185 - Implementing purchasing reforms
HB 4374 - Permitting purchases up to $100,000 without competitive bids

Vital Records (5 Bills)
HB 2172 - Redefining the term "public record" as it is used in the Freedom of Information Act
HB 2332 - Relating to confidential records
HB 2473 - Requiring all state activities and records to be in English
HB 2485 - Requiring health care providers to release unemancipated minor's medical records for drug testing to a parent or legal guardian wi
HB 3090 - Relating to duties of the Chief Technology Officer with regard to security of government information

Water Resources (19 Bills)
HB 2061 - Requiring operators to post a bond for each well and to condition the release of the bond
HB 2064 - Requiring a driller or owner of a natural gas well who contaminates a groundwater aquifer to remediate the aquifer until it meets
HB 2136 - Providing landowners of property adjacent to proposed well sites copies of the application, the erosion and sediment control plan
HB 2254 - Requiring an emergency, temporary and permanent water supply when gas and oil operations have resulted in contamination, diminutio
HB 2256 - Establishing a cradle to grave monitoring system for withdrawals of water used in the development of natural wells
HB 2258 - Requiring the center of all new gas wells to be more than one thousand feet from water wells or six hundred twenty-five feet from
HB 2362 - Relating to water pollution control
HB 3071 - Relating to civil penalties and civil administrative penalties for violations of the Water Pollution Control Act
HB 4255 - Water Resources Protection and Management Act
HB 4258 - Creating a source water protection program and an industrial aboveground storage tank program to protect source water supplies and
HB 4275 - Making West Virginia's Water Pollution Control Act consistent with the federal Water Pollution Act
HB 4277 - Requiring registration and inventory of existing above-ground storage tanks
HB 4285 - Amending the Water Resources Protection and Management Act to incorporate recommendations from the state Water Resources Managemen
HB 4291 - Relating to civil penalties and civil administrative penalties for violations of the Water Pollution Control Act by coal mining
HB 4306 - Discontinuing the moratorium on the issuance of commercial rafting licenses on a section of the New River
HB 4527 - Creating monitoring and testing requirements for public water utilities
HB 4530 - Adding additional requirements for notification relating to industrial facilities emergency event notification and access, and cre
HB 4546 - Relating to rural community access to municipal or public service district water supplies
HB 4572 - Creating the Citizen Enforcement of Clean Water Act

Weapons (18 Bills)
HB 2459 - Permitting certain holders of concealed weapons permits to carry weapons of the grounds and buildings on the State Capitol Complex
HB 2552 - Providing an exception to magistrates and municipal court judges from the requirement of having a license to carry a concealed wea
HB 2560 - Providing exceptions to the prohibition of the possession of deadly weapons on premises of educational facilities
HB 2787 - Permitting family court judges and magistrates to carry concealed handguns without a permit
HB 2832 - Creating the "Firearm Protection Act"
HB 2855 - Permitting persons sixty years of age and older to hunt deer with a crossbow
HB 2869 - Providing for judges and magistrates of West Virginia Courts to carry concealed firearms
HB 2894 - Allowing the Division of Corrections and Regional Jail Authority employees who are authorized to carry a weapon to carry concealed
HB 2911 - Exempting records of concealed weapon license applications and issuance from disclosure under the West Virginia Freedom of Inform
HB 2967 - Prohibiting the publication of the identities of persons who have been issued licenses to carry a concealed deadly weapon
HB 4166 - Exempting municipal court judges from fees for application and license to carry concealed weapons
HB 4186 - Relating to the procedures for issuing a concealed weapon license
HB 4200 - Relating to possession of concealed deadly weapons in certain buildings owned by the state
HB 4250 - Relating to exceptions to prohibitions against carrying concealed handguns and reciprocity agreements for concealed carry
HB 4271 - Relating to firearms and concealed firearms licenses
HB 4310 - Making gun permits and applications confidential except for law enforcement purposes
HB 4441 - Relating to dangerous weapons
HB 4472 - Relating to the right to bear arms

Workers Compensation (12 Bills)
HB 2184 - Requiring review and approval of final settlements of Workers' Compensation awards
HB 2959 - Relating to workers' compensation
HB 4497 - Relating to workers' compensation
HB 4566 - Relating to workers' compensation death and disability benefits
HB 4578 - Relating to the classification and criteria for disability benefits
HB 4579 - Relating to workers' compensation
HB 4590 - Relating to the Volunteer Fire Departments Workers' Compensation Subsidy Program and the Volunteer Fire Department Workers' Compen
HB 4599 - Providing prompt benefits to the injured while off from work
HB 4600 - Providing quick and efficient delivery of medical benefits to injured workers
HB 4605 - Relating to weighing of evidence during any part of a workers' compensation claim
HB 4606 - Stating that injured workers should receive preeminent and efficient treatment
HB 4607 - Relating to workers' compensation benefits and mode of payment to employees and dependents for occupational pneumoconiosis

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

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