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Interim Committee Schedule and Agendas for: September 17 - 19, 2017

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Convene

Adjourn

Committee

Location

01:00 PM 02:00 PM Legislative Oversight Committee on Regional Jail and Correctional Facility Authority House Gov. Org.

I. Call to Order

II. Silent Roll Call

III. Approval of August Minutes

IV. Presentations

1. Counsel presentation regarding an overview of the current law and rules relating to jails and correctional facilities
2. David Farmer, Executive Director, West Virginia Regional Jail & Correctional Facility Authority
3. Loita Butcher, Acting Commissioner, West Virginia Division of Corrections
4. Denny Dodson, Acting Director, West Virginia Division of Juvenile Services

V. Other Business

VI. Adjournment

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

1.  Department of Agriculture - presentation of audit on state-owned farms.

2.  Presentation by John B. McCuskey, State Auditor - discussion of centralized payroll

3.  Update from Division of Highways and Purchasing Division officials on the disqualification and debarment of Bayliss & Ramey

4.  Regional Jails - brief on incorrect billings in Wood County

 

02:00 PM 03:00 PM Commission on Special Investigations Senate Finance
No Agenda Posted
02:00 PM 03:00 PM Select Committee on Infrastructure Senate Judiciary

         I.            Meeting called to order

       II.            Roll call

     III.            Approval of Minutes

    IV.            Major General James Hoyer, The Adjutant General, West Virginia National Guard
Presentation regarding flood debris and the stresses on water and sewer systems during emergency situations

      V.            Mr. Greg Bailey, Deputy State Highway Engineer, West Virginia Division of Highways
Presentation regarding road and bridge damage from flooding and the protocols in place to respond to road and bridge emergency situations

    VI.            Miscellaneous business

   VII.            Adjournment

03:00 PM 04:00 PM Joint Standing Committee on Education House Gov. Org.

 

  1. Call to order

  2. Roll call

  3. Approval of minutes from the meeting on Tuesday, August 22, 2017

  4. Presentation on Education Savings Accounts (ESAs) for Special Needs Students: Jonathan Butcher, Senior Policy Analyst, The Heritage Foundatn

  5. Other Business

  6. Adjourn

03:00 PM 05:00 PM Joint Committee on Government Operations - JOINT MEETING House Chamber

1.         Roll call.

2.         Approval of the minutes from the previous meeting.

3.         Presentation of a Letter Report on the West Virginia Board of Funeral Service Examiners.

4.         Other Business.

5.         Adjournment.

 

03:00 PM 05:00 PM Joint Standing Committee on Government Organization - JOINT MEETING House Chamber

 

1.         Roll call.

2.         Approval of the minutes from the previous meeting.

3.         Presentation of a Letter Report on the West Virginia Board of Funeral Service Examiners.

4.         Other Business.

5.         Adjournment.

 

04:00 PM 06:00 PM Legislative Oversight Commission on Education Accountability House Gov. Org.
  1. Call to order.

  2. Roll call.

  3. Approval of minutes from the meeting on August 22, 2017.

  4. Superintendent’s Report. Clayton Burch, Associate Superintendent, WVDE.

  5. Report on LSIC waiver requests (§18-5A-3). Betty Jo Jordan, Special Assistant, Office of Superintendent, WVDE.

  6. State Board of Education policies on public comment:

    •Policy 3234: School Calendar, Lou Maynus, Assistant Superintendent, Division of Teaching and Learning, WVDE.

    •Policy 5202: Minimum Requirements for the Licensure of Professional/Paraprofessional Personnel and Advanced Salary Classifications, Michele Blatt, Assistant Superintendent, Division of Support and Accountability, WVDE.

  7. Report on higher education’s provision of adequate services and facilities for student veterans (§18B-4-9). L.G. Corder, Director of Veterans’ Education and Training Program.

  8. Report on basis for approving or denying each tuition and fee increase request (§18B-10-1(k)(4)). Dr. Ed Magee, Vice Chancellor for Finance.

  9. Report on Research Trust Fund. Dr. Jan Taylor, Director of Science and Research.

  10. Other business.

  11. Adjourn.

 



Monday, September 18, 2017

Convene

Adjourn

Committee

Place

08:00 AM 10:00 AM Joint Government Accountability, Transparency and Efficiency Committee Senate Judiciary

1. Call Meeting to Order

2. Roll Call

3. Approval of Previous Meeting Minutes

4. Continuing Discussion and Questions Regarding the Use of Construction Managers by the West Virginia School Building Authority

  • Don Gatewood, Chairman of the Associated Builders & Contractors of West Virginia
  • Adam Krason, West Virginia American Institute of Architects
  • Dr. Mark Manchin, Superintendent of Harrison County Schools
  • Scott Raines, Director of School Planning and Construction at the School Building Authority

5.Other Business

6. Adjournment

09:00 AM 10:00 AM Agriculture and Rural Development Senate Finance
  1. Meeting called to order

 

  1. Roll Call

 

  1. Approval of August 2017 minutes

 

  1. Organizational Motions

 

  1. Food Production Act: Streamlining Inspections and Regulations for Producers

 

  • WV Department of Agricultural:

 Crescent Gallagher, Norm Bailey and Cassey Bowden

 

  1. OEHS Manufactured Food Program

 

  • Jessica Douglas, Food Program Manager, Office of Environmental Health, DHHR

 

  1. Other Business

 

8. Adjournment

10:00 AM 12:00 PM Joint Standing Committee on Finance House Chamber
  1. Call to Order

 

  1. Roll Call

 

3.       Approval of Minutes

 

  1. Review of Department of Transportation Issues

             Tom Smith, Cabinet Secretary, Department of Transportation

 

  1. Review of FY 18 Budget Issues

             Dave Hardy, Cabinet Secretary, Department of Revenue

             Mark Muchow, Deputy Secretary, Department of Revenue

             Mike McKown, Director, State Budget Office

 

  1. Review of Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) Issues

             Bill J. Crouch, Cabinet Secretary, DHHR

             Jeremiah Samples, Deputy Cabinet Secretary, DHHR

 

  1. Other Business

 

  1. Announcements

 

  1. Adjournment

10:00 AM 12:00 PM Joint Standing Committee on the Judiciary House Gov. Org.

I. Call to Order

II. Roll Call

III. Approval of Minutes

IV. Issues Relating to Personal Property Tax Repeal

1. H. Wood “Woody” Thrasher, Cabinet Secretary, West Virginia Department of Commerce
2. Michael E. Caryl, Of Counsel, Bowles Rice
3. Jeff Amburgey, Director, West Virginia Property Tax Division
4. Jonathan Adler, Executive Director, West Virginia Association of Counties
5. Stephen G. Roberts, President, West Virginia Chamber of Commerce & Rebecca R. McPhail, President, West Virginia Manufacturers Association

V. Other Business

VI. Adjournment

12:00 PM 02:00 PM Joint Committee on Health House Chamber

I.          Meeting called to order          

II.        Roll Call (Clerk will take a silent Roll Call)

III.       Acceptance of minutes from previous meeting August 21, 2017

IV.       Update and Overview Medical Cannabis Advisory Board

Speaker: Dr. Rahul Gupta, Commissioner, West Virginia Bureau for Public Health

 Speaker: W. Jesse Forbes, Member, Medical Cannabis Board.

V.       Other Business

VI.     Adjournment

12:00 PM 02:00 PM Joint Standing Committee on Energy House Gov. Org.
  1. Meeting call to order

  2. Roll call

  3. Approval of minutes

  4. Presentations regarding West Virginia’ aluminum water quality standards featuring:

    Jason Bostic, Vice-President, West Virginia Coal Association

    Scott Mandirola, Deputy Cabinet Secretary, Director of Water and Waste Management, Executive Division, Department of Environmental Protection,

    Laura Cooper, Assistant Director, Division of Water and Waste Management, Department of Environmental Protection,

  5. Miscellaneous business

  6. Adjournment

02:00 PM 03:00 PM Commerce Secretary Presentation House Chamber
No Agenda Posted
03:00 PM 04:00 PM Joint Standing Committee on Education House Chamber
  1. Call to order

  2. Roll call

  3. Presentation on Teacher Tenure and Reduction in Force Policies:  Stephanie Aragon, Policy Analyst, K-12 Institute, Education Commission of the States

  4. Presentation on WVDOE initiatives to address mental health of students:  Justin Boggs, Assistant Director, Student and Community Support/Federal Programs, WVDOE

  5. Other Business

  6. Adjourn

03:00 PM 05:00 PM Legislative Oversight Commission on Health and Human Resources Accountability House Gov. Org

I.  Meeting called to order    

II.  Roll Call

III.  Acceptance of minutes from August 22, 2017 meeting

IV. Presentation on the preauthorization process for medical procedures, prescriptions and treatments:

 

  • Penny Fioravante, Executive Director, West Virginia Osteopathic Medical Association
  • Alex Macia, Attorney, Spilman, Thomas and Battle, representing the West Virginia State Medical Association 
  • Andrew T. Kirkner, Executive Director, West Virginia Association of Health Plans
  • Ted Cheatham, Director, Public Employees Insurance Agency
  • Cindy Beane, Commissioner, Bureau of Medical Services 

V. Other Business                 

VI. Adjournment

05:00 PM 06:00 PM Commission on Interstate Cooperation Senate Finance

Call to Order

 

2. Silent Roll Call

 

3. Approval of Previous Minutes

 

4. Presenter: Professor Vincent Cardi, WVU School of Law

Briefing on report of activities of the Uniform Law Commission and acts recommended by that body for the consideration of the Legislature

 

5. Other Business

 

6. Adjournment



Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Convene

Adjourn

Committee

Place

08:00 AM 09:00 AM Joint Commission on Economic Development - JOINT MEETING House Gov. Org.

JOINT MEETING WITH LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT COMMISSION ON WORKFORCE INVESTMENT FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

 

  1. Call to Order

 

  1. Roll Call

 

      3.       Approval of Minutes

 

  1. Overview of West Virginia Department of Commerce

            Woody Thrasher, Cabinet Secretary

                   Review of Functions of the WV Development Office

                     Kristopher N. Hopkins, Executive Director

                   Review of Functions of Workforce WV

                     Russell L. Fry, Acting Executive Director

 

  1. Other Business

 

  1. Announcements

 

  1. Adjournment

08:00 AM 09:00 AM Legislative Intern Committee Senate Finance
No Agenda Posted
08:00 AM 09:00 AM Legislative Oversight Commission on Workforce Investment for Economic Development - JOINT MEETING House Gov. Org.

JOINT MEETING WITH JOINT COMMISSION ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

 

  1. Call to Order

 

  1. Roll Call

 

3.       Approval of Minutes

 

  1. Overview of West Virginia Department of Commerce

            Woody Thrasher, Cabinet Secretary

                   Review of Functions of the WV Development Office

                     Kristopher N. Hopkins, Executive Director

                   Review of Functions of Workforce WV

                     Russell L. Fry, Acting Executive Director

 

  1. Other Business

 

  1. Announcements

 

  1. Adjournment

09:00 AM 10:00 AM Select Committee on Veterans' Affairs House Gov. Org.

I. Call to Order

II. Roll Call

III. Approval of Minutes

IV. Adoption of Organizational Motions

V. Issues Relating to State Tax Exemption for Retired Military

1. Kent Leonhardt, Commissioner of Agriculture, West Virginia Department of Agriculture
2. Mark Muchow, Deputy Cabinet Secretary, West Virginia State Tax Department
3. Lieutenant Colonel Scott Womack, U.S. Army Retired, Monroe County Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) Instructor and Teacher

VI. Other Business

VII. Adjournment

09:00 AM 11:00 AM Joint Legislative Oversight Commission on Dept of Transportation Accountability Senate Judiciary

I. Meeting called to order
II. Roll call
III. Approval of minutes
IV. Mr. Marty Wright, Counsel, West Virginia State Auditor’s Office
Presentation regarding expenditures of highway bonding projects
V. Mr. Eric Hudnall, Director, West Virginia Division of Highways Right of Way Division
Presentation on the on the status of DOH real property and rights of way that are considered abandoned or for which there are no current plans for use for highway purposes
VI. Mr. Jonathan Storage, Counsel, West Virginia Division of Highways
Status and update on Division of Highways’ debarring of Bayliss and Ramey
VII. Miscellaneous business
VIII. Adjournment

10:00 AM 11:00 AM Joint Committee on Government Operations - JOINT MEETING House Chamber

 

1.         Roll call.

2.         Presentation by the Department of Commerce.

                 Cabinet Secretary H. Wood Thrasher.

3.         Other Business.

4.         Adjournment.

 

 

 

10:00 AM 11:00 AM Joint Standing Committee on Government Organization - JOINT MEETING House Chamber

 

1.         Roll call.

2.         Presentation by the Department of Commerce.

                  Cabinet Secretary H. Wood Thrasher.

3.         Other Business.

4.         Adjournment.

 

 

11:00 AM 12:00 PM Joint Committee on Children and Families House Finance

I. Call to Order

II. Roll Call

III. Approval of Minutes

IV. Issues Relating to the West Virginia Foster Care Program

Scott and Sandy Lawson, Concerned Citizens

V. Other Business

VI. Adjournment

11:00 AM 12:00 PM Joint Committee on Government and Finance Senate Finance
No Agenda Posted
12:00 PM 01:00 PM Joint Standing Committee on Pensions and Retirement Senate Finance

 

  1. Meeting called to order      

 

  1. Roll call

 

  1. Approval of minutes

 

  1. Review Investment Management Board Fiscal Year July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017

   H. Craig Slaughter, Executive Director, Investment Management Board

 

  1. Review of Pension Asset Smoothing

   Troy Jaros, Actuary, Conduent HR Services (formerly Buck Consultants)

 

  1. Review of Com. Sub. For HB2817 (2017 RS)

 

  1. Adjournment

 

12:00 PM 01:00 PM Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources Subcommittee Senate Judiciary
  1. Meeting called to order

 

  1. Roll call

 

  1. Approval of August 2017 minutes

 

  1. Off-Road Vehicles: West Virginia Opportunities, Industry Updates and Developments in Other States:

 

  • Randy Block, Eastern Representative/Ambassador, Sharetrails.Org/BlueRibbon Coalition

 

  • Steve Salisbury, Government Affairs Manager, Off-Highway American Motorcyclist Association

 

  1. Other business

Adjournment

01:00 PM 03:00 PM Joint Committee on Natural Gas Development Senate Judiciary

     i.       Meeting called to order   

     ii.       Roll call

     iii.      Approval of previous minutes

     iv.      Discussion and update on storage hubs

  • Steve Hedrick, President & CEO, MATRIC
  • Brian Anderson, Director, WVU Energy Institute

     v.       Jim Crews, VP of Business Development, MarkWest Energy for a presentation on the status of natural gas pipelines

     vi.      David Schlosser Jr, Senior Vice President and President, Exploration & Production, EQT

    vii.      Scott Freshwater, President, Contractor Services Inc., WV and Reserve Oil &    Gas Inc. to discuss post production costs

    viii.     Miscellaneous Business

      ix.     Adjournment

01:00 PM 03:00 PM Joint Committee on Volunteer Fire Departments and Emergency Medical Services House Gov. Org.

1. Call to Order

2. Roll Call

3. Presentation by Kenneth E. Tyree, WV State Fire Marshall

4. Presentation on Challenges of Rural Emergency Medical Services

       a. Mountaineer Ambulance Service & Tunnelton Ambulance Service

           Tadd Rankin, EMT

           Shawn Rankin, EMT

           Buck Jennings, Paramedic

5. Presentation by Dr. Kathy D’Antoni, WV Department of Education, Division of Technical and Adult Education

6. Other Business

7. Adjournment

03:00 PM 05:00 PM Joint Legislative Committee on Flooding Senate Judiciary
  1. Call to Order

  2. Adoption of Minutes

  3. Discussion of Local Level Response to the June 2016 Flood

    The Honorable Bruce Bowling, Mayor, Town of White Sulphur Springs

    Lloyd Haynes, City Manager, Town of White Sulphur Springs

    The Honorable Shana Clendenin, Mayor, Town of Clendenin

    Kevin Clendenin, Fire Chief, Town of Clendenin

    Al Whitaker, Director, Greenbrier County Emergency Services

    The Honorable Greg Fitzwater, President, Clay County Commission

    Shaun Wolford, Fire Chief, Town of Rainelle

    The Honorable Andy Pendleton, Mayor, Town of Rainelle

     

  4. Miscellaneous Business

  5. Adjournment

03:00 PM 05:00 PM Select Committee on PEIA, Seniors and Long Term Care Senate Finance

I.        Meeting called to order          

II.       Roll Call (clerk will take a silent roll call)

III.      Acceptance of minutes from previous meetings January 9, 2017 and August 20, 2017

IV.      Organizational Motions

V.       Exploring Privatization of PEIA

 Speaker: Greg Burton; CEO, BrickStreet Insurance

VI.    Other Business

VII.  Adjournment



Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Convene

Adjourn

Committee

Place

09:00 AM 12:00 PM Legislative Rule-Making Review Committee Senate Judiciary

 

 

  1. Call to Order
  2. Silent Roll Call
  3. Approval of Minutes from August 23, 2017 Meeting
  4. Review of the following rules:

 

  1. Agriculture

Inspection of Nontraditional Domesticated Animals, 61 CSR 23D (Jennifer Greenlief)

http://apps.sos.wv.gov/adlaw/csr/ruleview.aspx?document=16505

  • Layover
  • Approve as Modified

 

 

  1. Veterinary Medicine

Certified Animal Euthanasia Technicians, 26 CSR 5 (Charlie Roskovensky)

http://apps.sos.wv.gov/adlaw/csr/ruleview.aspx?document=16477

  • Layover
  • Approve as Modified

 

  1. Pharmacy

Licensure and Practice of Pharmacy, 15 CSR 1 (Charlie Roskovensky)

http://apps.sos.wv.gov/adlaw/csr/ruleview.aspx?document=16530

  • Approve

 

  1. Pharmacy         

Uniform Controlled Substances Act, 15 CSR 2 (Charlie Roskovensky)

http://apps.sos.wv.gov/adlaw/csr/ruleview.aspx?document=16455

  • Approve as Modified

 

 5. Pharmacy

Controlled Substances Monitoring Program, 15 CSR 8 (Charlie Roskovensky)

http://apps.sos.wv.gov/adlaw/csr/ruleview.aspx?document=16501

  • Approve as Modified

 

 6. Pharmacy

Pharmacist Recovery Networks, 15 CSR 10 (Charlie Roskovensky)

http://apps.sos.wv.gov/adlaw/csr/ruleview.aspx?document=16457

  • Approve as Modified

 

 7. Pharmacy

Immunizations Administered by Pharmacists and Pharmacy Interns, 15 CSR 12 (Charlie Roskovensky)

http://apps.sos.wv.gov/adlaw/csr/ruleview.aspx?document=16529

  • Approve as Modified

 

8. Human Services

Child Placing Agencies Licensing, 78 CSR 2 (Jeff Johnson)

http://apps.sos.wv.gov/adlaw/csr/ruleview.aspx?document=16543      

  • Approve as Modified

 

 9. Human Services

Child Care Centers Licensing 78 CSR 1 (Jeff Johnson)     

http://apps.sos.wv.gov/adlaw/csr/ruleview.aspx?document=16541  

  • Approve as Modified

 

 10. Human Services

Family Child Care Facility Licensing Requirements, 78 CSR 18 (Jeff Johnson)

http://apps.sos.wv.gov/adlaw/csr/ruleview.aspx?document=16544       

  • Approve as Modified

 

 11. Human Services

Family Child Care Home Registration Requirements, 78 CSR 19 (Jeff Johnson)

http://apps.sos.wv.gov/adlaw/csr/ruleview.aspx?document=16547      

  • Approve

 

 12.  Human Services

Informal and Relative Family Child Care Home Registration Requirements, 78 CSR 20 (Jeff Johnson)  

http://apps.sos.wv.gov/adlaw/csr/ruleview.aspx?document=16545    

  • Approve as Modified

 

 13. Human Services

Out-of-School Time Child Care Center Licensing Requirements, 78 CSR 21 (Jeff Johnson)  

http://apps.sos.wv.gov/adlaw/csr/ruleview.aspx?document=16542     

  • Approve  

 

 14. Human Services

Pilot Program for Drug Screening of Applicants for Cash Assistance, 78 CSR 26 (Jeff Johnson)      

http://apps.sos.wv.gov/adlaw/csr/ruleview.aspx?document=16557

  • Approve

 

 15. Labor

Zipline and Canopy Tour Responsibility Act, 42 CSR 10 (Marsha Kauffman)

http://apps.sos.wv.gov/adlaw/csr/ruleview.aspx?document=16482

  • Approve

 

 16. Labor

Bedding and Upholstered Furniture, 42 CSR 12 (Marsha Kauffman)

http://apps.sos.wv.gov/adlaw/csr/ruleview.aspx?document=16483

  • Approve

 

 17. Labor

Amusement Rides and Amusement Attractions Safety Act, 42 CSR 17 (Marsha Kauffman)

http://apps.sos.wv.gov/adlaw/csr/ruleview.aspx?document=16484

  • Approve

 

 18. Labor

Elevator Safety Act, 42 CSR 21 (Marsha Kauffman)

http://apps.sos.wv.gov/adlaw/csr/ruleview.aspx?document=16485

  • Approve

 

 19. Labor

Employer Wage Bonds, 42 CSR 33 (Marsha Kauffman)

http://apps.sos.wv.gov/adlaw/csr/ruleview.aspx?document=16486

  • Approve

 

 

 20. Labor

Registration of Service Persons and Service Agencies, 42 CSR 35 (Marsha Kauffman)

http://apps.sos.wv.gov/adlaw/csr/ruleview.aspx?document=16489

  • Approve

 

 

 21. Labor

Registration of Weighing and Measuring Devices Used by Businesses in Commercial Transactions, 42 CSR 36 (Marsha Kauffman)

http://apps.sos.wv.gov/adlaw/csr/ruleview.aspx?document=16488

  • Approve

 

 22. Accountancy

Board Rules and Rules of Professional Conduct, 1 CSR 1 (James Bailey)

http://apps.sos.wv.gov/adlaw/csr/ruleview.aspx?document=16522

  • Approve as Modified

 

 23. Athletic Commission

WV State Athletic Commission, 177 CSR 1 (James Bailey)

http://apps.sos.wv.gov/adlaw/csr/ruleview.aspx?document=16510

  • Approve as Modified

 

 24. Athletic Commission

Regulation of Mixed Martial Arts, 177 CSR 2 (James Bailey)

http://apps.sos.wv.gov/adlaw/csr/ruleview.aspx?document=16509

  • Approve as Modified

 

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