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Interim Committee Schedule and Agendas for: November 17 - 19, 2014

Monday, November 17, 2014

Convene

Adjourn

Committee

Location

09:00 AM 10:00 AM Joint Standing Committee on Finance House Chamber

1.   Call to Order

2.   Roll Call

3.   Approval of Minutes

4.   Update on Nonprofits and Philanthropy in the State/Overview of the Impact of the WV Neighborhood Investment Program

             Paul D. Daugherty, President & CEO

                 Philanthropy West Virginia, Inc. 

5.   Other Business

 

6.   Adjournment

09:00 AM 10:00 AM Joint Standing Committee on the Judiciary House Gov. Org.


    1.    Call to Order

    2.    Roll Call

    3.     Approval of Minutes, Wednesday October 21 & 22, 2014 meeting

    4.    Study of feasibility of developing alternative means of handling disposal of drill cutting waste

            •    Mike Dorsey, Director of Emergency Response and Homeland Security, DEP
                       
                   
    5.     Other Business
        6.    Adjournment

10:00 AM 11:00 AM Joint Standing Committee on Education House Chamber

1. Call to order.

2. Roll call.

3. Approval of minutes from meeting on October 22, 2014.

4. Advanced Careers: A Launching Point for Pathway Partnerships in West Virginia.

Chancellor James L. Skidmore, WV Community and Technical College System

5. 15 to Finish, Promoting On-Time Degree Completion in West Virginia.

Chancellor Paul Hill, WV Higher Education Policy Commission

6. Other business.

7. Adjourn.

10:00 AM 12:00 PM Joint Commission on Economic Development - Joint Meeting House Gov. Org.

JOINT INTERIM MEETING OF THE JOINT COMMISSION ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND THE PARKS, RECREATION AND NATURAL RESOURCES SUBCOMMITTEE

1. Call Meeting to Order

2. Roll Call

3. Approval of Minutes

4. SCR84 - Requesting Joint Committee on Government and Finance study implementation of advertising program to promote tourism.

         Amy Goodwin, Deputy Secretary of the Department of Commerce and Commissioner of the Division of Tourism 

         Dave Arnold, Class IV - Mountain River at Adventures on the Gorge 

         Rick Johnson, River Expeditions

 5. Other Business

 6. Adjournment

 

10:00 AM 12:00 PM Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources Subcommittee - Joint Meeting House Gov. Org.

 

1. Meeting called to order.

2. Roll call.

 

3. Approval of Minutes.

 

4. Discussion of SCR 79, requesting the Joint Committee on Government and Finance conduct a study of topics related to developing cottage food industries and small farms in West Virginia.

 

5. Rem Perkins, Perk Farms, to discuss raw milk and organic dairy farms.

 

6. Lauren Kemp, Local Food Business Programs Director, Unlimited Future, Inc., and Shelly Keeney to present challenges of the Wild Ramp and other farmer’s markets.

 

7. Other Business.

 

8. Adjournment.

 

 

11:00 AM 12:00 PM Joint Committee on Government Operations - Joint Meeting House Chamber

1. Roll call.    

2. Approval of minutes from previous meetings.

3. Health Information Network survey results.

4. Other business.

5. Adjournment.

 

 

11:00 AM 12:00 PM Joint Standing Committee on Government Organization - Joint Meeting House Chamber

 

1. Roll call.    

2. Approval of minutes from previous meetings.

3. Health Information Network survey results.

4. Other business.

5. Adjournment.

 

01:00 PM 02:00 PM Commission on Special Investigations Senate Finance
No Agenda Posted
01:00 PM 02:00 PM Select Committee on PEIA, Seniors and Long Term Care House Finance

I.  Meeting called to order

II.  Roll Call

III.  Approval of minutes

IV.  Presentation:  Eric Hicks, President of Board of the Home Care Association of WV, Inc./ CEO of Right-at-Home

V.  Other Business

VI. Adjournment

02:00 PM 03:00 PM Joint Committee on Technology House Finance

1.     Call meeting to order and silent roll call

2.     Review and approval of minutes from the October 20, 2014 meeting

3.     Dan O’Hanlon, Chairman of the West Virginia Broadband Deployment Council, to present a summary of the Council’s accomplishments.

4.     Other business

5.     Adjourn

02:00 PM 03:00 PM Legislative Oversight Commission on Education Accountability Senate Finance

1. Call to Order.

2. Roll Call.

3. Approval of minutes from meeting on October 20, 2014.

4. Advisory Council of Classified Employees Annual Report to LOCEA.

Ms. Teri Wells, Chair, ACCE.

5. Advisory Council of Faculty Annual Report to LOCEA.

Dr. Sylvia Bailey Shurbutt, ACF Legislative Coordinator.

6. Advisory Council of Students Annual Report to LOCEA

Mr. Samuel “Miles” Smith, Chair, ACS.

7. Senate Bill 330, Human Resources Administration, Quarterly Report

Ms. Patricia Clay, Acting Vice Chancellor for Human Resources, Higher Education Policy

Commission and Council for Community and Technical College Education.

8. Acceptance of Annual Marcellus Shale Activity Economic Report, WV Workforce

Investment Council. (WV Code §5B-2B-4a)

9. Other Business.

10. Adjournment.

03:00 PM 04:00 PM Legislative Oversight Committee on Regional Jail and Correctional Facility Authority Senate Finance

1. Call meeting to order and silent roll call of members.

2. Approval of October 20, 2014 minutes.

3. Steven O. Dale, Acting Commissioner of the West Virginia Division of Motor Vehicles
    Update on new process regarding license plate production.

4. Jim Rubenstein, Deputy Cabinet Secretary of DMAPS/Commissioner of West Virginia Division of Corrections

    Presentation of monthly report.
    Discussion about statistics concerning inmate work programs on public properties.
    Report concerning DOC itemized list of vacancies. 

5. Joseph DeLong, Executive Director of West Virginia Regional Jail and Correctional Facility Authority
    Presentation of monthly report.
    Report concerning RJ itemized list of vacancies.

6. Stephanie Bond, Director of West Virginia Division of Juvenile Services
    Presentation of monthly report.
    Report concerning DOJ itemized list of vacancies.
 
7. Other Business

8. Announcements

9. Adjournment



03:00 PM 04:00 PM Select Committee on Veterans' Affairs House Gov. Org.

i.Meeting called to order

 

ii.Roll Call

 

iii.Approval of minutes

 

iv.Ms. Anne Montague, Thanks! Plain and Simple

Presentation regarding Thanks! Plain and Simple’s Rosie the Riveter program and related veteran 

issues.

 

v.Miscellaneous business

 

vi.Adjournment

04:00 PM 05:00 PM Education Subcommittee C – Public Education House Judiciary

1. Call to order.

2. Roll call.

3. Approval of minutes from the October 21, 2014 meeting.

4. Project LAUNCH grant. Jackie Newson, WV Home Visitation Program, DHHR.

5. Other business.

6. Adjourn.

04:00 PM 05:00 PM Forest Management Review Commission House Gov. Org.

1. Meeting called to order.

2. Roll call.

3. Approval of Minutes.

4. Bob Hannah, Urban Forestry Specialist, Urban Forestry Program, WV Division of Forestry, to discuss urban forestry.

5. Herb Peddicord, Chesapeake Bay Forester, to present forestry practices in the Bay region of West Virginia.

5

. Other business.

6. Adjournment.

 

04:00 PM 06:00 PM Legislative Rule-Making Review Committee Senate Judiciary

1.      Call To Order

2.      Approval of Minutes from October 20 & 21, 2014

3.     Review of Legislative Rules:   

   
    1.  Department of Agriculture (DG)
        Dangerous Wild Animals
        61CSR30
            •    Layover
            •    Approve as Modified
   

    2.    Department of Agriculture (DG)
        Industrial Hemp
        61CSR29
            •    Layover
            •    Approve as Modified
       

    3.    Department of Agriculture (DG)
        Rural Rehabilitation Loan Program
        61CSR33
            •    Layover
            •    Approve as Modified

    4.    Department of Agriculture (DG)
        Equine Rescue Facilities
        61CSR32
            •    Layover
            •    Approve as Modified
       

    5.    Board of Osteopathic Medicine (SS)
        Osteopathic Physician Assistants
        24CSR2
            •    Approve as Modified
           

    6.    Board of Osteopathic Medicine (SS)
        Fees for Services Rendered
        24CSR5
            •    Approve
           
       
    7.    Board of Medicine (BH)
        Licensure, Disciplinary and Compliant Procedures, Continuing Education, Physician Assistants
        11CSR1B
            •    Approve as Modified    
       

    8.    Board of Pharmacy (BH)
        Licensure and Practice of Pharmacy
        15CSR1
            •    Approve as Modified
       

    9.    Board of Pharmacy (BH)
        Registration of Pharmacy Technicians
        15CSR7
            •    Approve as Modified


   
       

05:00 PM 06:00 PM Select Committee on Infrastructure House Gov. Org.

i.Meeting called to order

 

ii.Roll Call

 

iii.Approval of minutes 

 

iv.HCR 126 - Requesting the Joint Committee on Government and Finance to authorize a study on the approaches the state may take to prepare a master plan for providing broadband service in underserved and unserved areas of the state 

 

Discussion featuring Ms. Gail Given, West Virginia Office of Technology, and Mr. Dan O’Hanlan, Broadband Development Council.

 

v.Miscellaneous business

 

vi.Adjournment



Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Convene

Adjourn

Committee

Place

09:00 AM 10:00 AM Joint Standing Committee on Finance - Joint Meeting House Chamber

JOINT INTERIM MEETING OF THE JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE ON FINANCE AND THE JOINT COMMITTEE ON PENSIONS AND RETIREMENT

1.   Call to Order

2.   Roll Call

3.   Approval of Minutes

4.   SCR91 - Requesting Joint Committee on Government and Finance study group government-managed retirement savings plan

David John, Senior Strategic Policy Advisor, AARP

Sarah Mysiewicz Gill, Senior Legislative Representative, AARP

 

John Pauley of NAIFA (National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors)

Tony Marks, President/CEO, First Bank of Charleston

Mary Jane Pickens, Esquire

 

5.   Other Business

6.   Adjournment

09:00 AM 10:00 AM Joint Standing Committee on Pensions and Retirement - Joint Meeting House Chamber

 JOINT INTERIM MEETING OF THE JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE ON FINANCE AND THE JOINT COMMITTEE ON PENSIONS AND RETIREMENT

1. Call to Order

2. Roll Call

3. Approval of Minutes

4. SCR91 - Requesting Joint Committee on Government and Finance study group government-managed retirement savings plan

David John, Senior Strategic Policy Advisor, AARP 

Sarah Mysiewicz Gill, Senior Legislative Representative, AARP

John Pauley of NAIFA (National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors)

Tony Marks, President/CEO, First Bank of Charleston

Mary Jane Pickens, Esquire

5. Other Business

6. Adjournment

 

10:00 AM 11:00 AM Employee Suggestion Award Board - Joint Committee Conference Room W-330
No Agenda Posted
10:00 AM 12:00 PM Legislative Rule-Making Review Committee Senate Judiciary

1.      Call To Order

2.     Review of Legislative Rules:   

          Department of Agriculture (DG)
        Industrial Hemp
        61CSR29
            •    Layover
            •    Approve as Modified

          Department of Agriculture (DG)
        Equine Rescue Facilities
        61CSR32
            •    Layover
            •    Approve as Modified

         

    1.    Soil Conservation Committee (DG)
        Financial Assistance Programs
        63CSR2
            •    Approve as Modified

    2.    Division of Labor (DG)
        Amusement Rides and Amusement Attractions Safety Act
        42CSR17
            •    Approve as Modified


    3.    Division of Labor (DG)
        Weights and Measures Calibration Fees
        42CSR26
            •    Approve as Modified
       

    4.    Division of Labor (DG)
        Supervision of Plumbing Work
        42CSR32
            •    Approve as Modified
   
   
    5.     Division of Labor (DG)
        Supervision of Plumbing Work
        42CSR31
            •    Approve as Modified


    6.    Division of Labor (DG)
        Regulation of Heating, Venting, and Cooling
        42CSR34
            •    Approve as Modified
           

    7.    Division of Labor (DG)
        Child Labor
        42CSR9
            •    Approve as Modified

    8.    DEP - Water and Waste Management (JL)
        Hazardous Waste Management System
        33CSR20
            •    Approve as Modified
       

    9.    DEP - Secretary’s Office (JL)
        Awarding of WV Stream Partners Program Grants
        60CSR4
            •    Approve

11:00 AM 12:00 PM Legislative Intern Committee House Finance

1.  Meeting Called to Irder

2.  Roll Call

3.  Approval of  Minutes

4. 2014-2015 Intern Interview Subcommittees and Interviews

5. Other Business

6. Adjourn

01:00 PM 02:00 PM Joint Standing Committee on the Judiciary House Chamber

Call to Order

2. Roll Call

3. Topic of Discussion: Comparing West Virginia’s regulation of municipal and county owned water and sewer systems to other states

 

Michael A. Albert, Chairman, West Virginia Public Service Commission

 

4. Other Business

 

5. Adjournment

01:00 PM 02:00 PM Legislative Oversight Commission on Education Accountability House Judiciary

 

1. Call to order.

2. Roll call.

3. Acceptance of annual Marcellus Shale Activity Economic Report by the WV Workforce Investment Council.

4. Superintendent’s report. Dr. Michael Martirano, State Superintendent of Schools.

5. Other business.

6. Adjournment

01:00 PM 02:00 PM Post Audits Subcommittee Senate Finance

1.      Hatfield McCoy Regional Recreational Authority

Presented by Aaron Allred, Legislative Auditor

2.      Department of Highways

            Presented by Horace Emery, CPA – Suttle & Stalnaker

3.      Other Business

 

Audit Update

02:00 PM 03:00 PM Joint Committee on Government Operations - Joint Meeting House Chamber

1. Roll call.    

2. Approval of minutes from previous meetings.

3. Regulatory Performance Update on the 2011 Division of Natural Resources Report.

4. Other business.

5. Adjournment.

02:00 PM 03:00 PM Joint Standing Committee on Education House Gov. Org.

 1. Call to order.

 2. Roll call.

 3. Approval of the Minutes of the November 17, 2014 meeting

 4. Discussion of issues assigned to Education Subcommittee B - Public Education.

    Senator Erik Wells and Delegate Tiffany Lawrence, Co-Chairs.

  •  HCR 134 - A Study on Regional Education Service Agencies

           David Mohr, Subcommittee staff

           Tom Campbell, Member, West Virginia Board of Education

          Report of the WVBE Commission on School District Governance

  • HCR 137 – A study of methods for improving overall student health in West

          Virginia

          Molly Wood, Office of Child Nutrition, WVDE

          Josh Grant, Office of Secondary Education, WVDE

 5. Other business.

6. Adjourn.

 

 

 

02:00 PM 03:00 PM Joint Standing Committee on Government Organization - Joint Meeting House Chamber

1. Roll call. 

2. Approval of minutes from previous meeting.

3. Regulatory Performance Update on the 2011 Division of Natural Resources Report.

4. Other business.

 5. Adjournment.

03:00 PM 04:00 PM Labor and Worker Safety Issues House Gov. Org.

 1. Call Meeting to Order

 2. Roll Call

 3. Approval of Minutes

                     4. Safety and training for Workers in Marcellus-driven Industries

                              James A. Martin, Jr., Chief, Office of Oil and Gas, WV DEP

                              Tammy Bowles-Raines, West Virginia Association for Justice

                              Paul Schreffler, Pierpont Community and Technical College

                      5. Other Business

 6. Adjournment

 

03:00 PM 05:00 PM Joint Committee on Children and Families Senate Judiciary

1.    Call meeting to order and silent roll call

2.    Approval of Minutes

3.    Suicide Prevention Training Bill

Speakers:
    A.    Rita Pauley, Senate Counsel
    B.    Barb Brady, PhD, Coordinator, WVDE Office of Secondary Learning
    C.    Paula R. Fields, MSN, Community Schools Coordinator, WVDE Office of Special Programs
    D.    Jackie Payne DHHR, Bureau for Behavioral Health and Health Facilities
    E.    Michelle Toman, Breaking the Silence
    F.    Jon Amores, Parent

4.    SCR68 Affordable Housing

Speakers:
    A.    Marlena Mullins, Executive Director, West Virginia Affordable Housing Trust Fund
    B.    Erica Boggess, WV Housing Development Fund, Housing Needs Assessment

5.    Other business

6.    Adjournment

04:00 PM 05:00 PM Agriculture and Rural Development House Gov. Org.

1. Meeting called to order.

2. Roll call.

3. Approval of Minutes.

4. Discussion of SCR 79, requesting the Joint Committee on Government and Finance conduct a study of topics related to developing cottage food industries and small farms in West Virginia.

5. Rem Perkins, Perk Farms, to discuss raw milk and organic dairy farms.

6. Lauren Kemp, Local Food Business Programs Director, Unlimited Future, Inc., and Shelly Keeney to present challenges of the Wild Ramp and other farmer’s markets.

7. Other Business.

8. Adjournment.

05:00 PM 06:00 PM Joint Committee on Health House Chamber

I.    Meeting called to order

II    Roll Call

III.    Acceptance of Meeting Minutes from October 20, 2014.

IV.    Threat preparedness for Ebola
                       
    Melissa Kinnaird
    Center for Threat Preparedness
    Bureau for Public Health
    West Virginia Department of Health & Human Resources

V.    Other Business

VI.    Adjournment   




   


           

*    Agenda subject to change

06:00 PM 07:00 PM Select Committee on Minority Issues Senate Judiciary

The Select Committee on Minority Issues meeting has been canceled for November.



Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Convene

Adjourn

Committee

Place

09:00 AM 10:00 AM Government Organization Subcommittee A Senate Judiciary

 

1. Roll call.

2. Approval of minutes.

3. Discussion of HCR 139, Requesting that the Joint Committee on Government and Finance to study the benefits of recognizing Certified Professional Midwives in the State of West Virginia.

4. Other business.

5. Adjournment.

 

 

 

09:00 AM 10:00 AM Joint Standing Committee on Education House Chamber

1. Call to order.

2. Roll call.

3. Approval of the minutes of the November 18, 2014 meeting.

4. Reports of subcommittees and LOCEA.

5. Other business.

6. Adjourn.

10:00 AM 11:00 AM Joint Standing Committee on Finance House Gov. Org.

1.   Call to Order

2.   Roll Call

3.   Approval of Minutes

4.     Update on the  comprehensive report required by the State Fire Marshal pursuant to HB103 (2013 1ES) to the Joint Committee on Government and Finance on or before December 31, 2015

          Anthony W. Carrico

          State Fire Marshal

5.   Other Business

6.   Adjournment

 

10:00 AM 11:00 AM Joint Standing Committee on the Judiciary House Chamber

1.    Call to Order

    2.    Roll Call

    3.    Study of feasibility of various methods to compensate persons affected by lease integration

            •    Jim McKinney, Immediate Past President, Independent Oil and Gas Association

            •    Kevin Ellis, President, WV Oil and Natural Gas Association
                       
                   
    4.     Other Business


    5.    Adjournment

11:00 AM 12:00 PM Government Organization Subcommittee B Senate Judiciary

1. Roll call.

2. Approval of minutes.

3. Discussion of HCR 109, Requesting the Joint Committee on Government and Finance authorize a study on the State Athletic Commission.

4. Other business.

5. Adjournment.

 

 

 

11:00 AM 12:00 PM Joint Committee on Health House Chamber

 CANCELLED                                  CANCELLED

I.Meeting called to order

II. Roll Call

III. Acceptance of Meeting Minutes of November 18, 2014

IV. Presentation: Demonstration on Telemedicine:

 Tom Buban, Cisco

 Christopher S. Goode, MD, FACEP, Emergency Physician Bridgeport  

Jim Martin, CEO, CityNet

V. Other Business

VI. Adjournment

 

12:00 PM 01:00 PM Labor and Worker Safety Issues House Gov. Org.

1. Call Meeting to Order

2. Roll Call

3. Safety and training for Workers in Marcellus-driven Industries

                              Corky DeMarco, West Virginia Oil and Gas Association

                     4. Other Business

                     5. Adjournment

 

01:00 PM 02:00 PM Government Organization Subcommittee C Senate Judiciary

1. Roll call.

2. Approval of minutes.

3. Discussion of HCR108, Requesting the Joint Committee on Government and Finance authorize a study on repealing unnecessary or obsolete boards, councils, committees, panels, task forces and commissions.

4. Other business.

5. Adjournment.

 

 

 

01:00 PM 02:00 PM Joint Committee on Government and Finance Senate Finance
No Agenda Posted


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