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Interim Committee Schedule and Agendas for: August 21 - 23, 2016

Sunday, August 21, 2016

Convene

Adjourn

Committee

Location

01:00 PM 02:00 PM Commission on Special Investigations Senate Finance
No Agenda Posted
01:00 PM 02:00 PM Legislative Oversight Committee on Regional Jail and Correctional Facility Authority House Finance
  1. Call Meeting to Order
  2. Roll Call
  3. Presentation of Regional Jail and Correctional Facility Authority Reports:
    • David Farmer, Executive Director & Leah Macia, General Counsel

                           i.      FOIA

                           ii.      Incarceration Costs

                           iii.      Drug Offenders in Custody

  1. Presentation of Division of Corrections’Reports:
    • Jim Rubenstein, Commissioner

                            i.      FOIA

                           ii.      Drug Offenders in Custody

  1. Presentation of Division of Juvenile Services’ Reports:
    • Denny Dodson, Deputy Director

                            i.      FOIA

                            ii.      Drug Offenders in Custody

  1. Other Business
  2. Adjournment

02:00 PM 03:00 PM Post Audits Subcommittee Senate Finance
  1. Court of Claims - Presented by Denny Rhodes, Director

 

  1. Increment Pay 2016 - Presented by Denny Rhodes, Director

 

  1. Shepherd University - Presented by Randy Mays, Auditor

 

  1. Office of the State Fire Marshal - Presented by Justin Robinson, Senior Auditor

 

  1. Other Business

02:00 PM 03:00 PM Select Committee on PEIA, Seniors and Long Term Care House Judiciary

I.  Call Meeting to Order  

II. Roll Call

III. Approval of previous minutes

IV. Discussion on the feasibility of a home modification tax credit to make homes more accessible for older adults and the disabled.

           -Angela Vance, State Director, AARP

           -Steve Fowler, Esq.

           -Ashley Chapman Kenneth, National MS Society

           -Duane Ruggier, Esq.

V. Beth Lovell, Senate Judiciary, Marshall University School Psychology Candidate, to discuss intergenerational learning centers.

VI. Miscellaneous Business

VII. Adjournment

03:00 PM 04:00 PM Forest Management Review Commission House Gov. Org.
  1. Meeting called to order

 

  1. Roll call

 

  1. Approval of January 2016 Minutes

 

  1. Discussion of the WV Division of Forestry layoffs and the effect of the layoffs on the division and the forest industry:

 

  • Frank Stewart, WV Forestry Association

 

  • Randy Dye, Director of Division of Forestry

 

  1. Other business

 

Adjournment

03:00 PM 04:00 PM Joint Legislative Oversight Commission on Dept of Transportation Accountability Senate Judiciary

I. Meeting Called to Order

 

II. Roll Call

 

III. Approval of Minutes from June 13, 2016 interim meeting

 

IV. Presentation by Paul A. Mattox, Jr., Secretary of Dept. of Transportation

-Status and Update on damages caused by floods and cost estimates for repairs.

 

V. Status and Update on the Hobet Mine project and proposed access road

- Paul A. Mattox, Jr., Secretary of Dept. of Transportation

-Keith Burdette, Secretary of Dept. of Commerce

           

 

V. Adjournment

 

04:00 PM 06:00 PM Joint Committee on Government Operations - JOINT MEETING House Chamber

 1.  Roll call.

2.  Approval of the minutes from the previous meeting, held June 12, 2016.

3.  Discussion of the Interim Study Topics as assigned.

4.  Discussion on the WV Flood Plan.

            Presentations by:

            Colonel Philip M. Secrist III, Huntington District Commander, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

            William Russell Campbell, Watershed Conservation Director (Retired)

5.  Continued discussion of the departmental presentation by the Department of Veterans Assistance.

6.  Regulatory Performance Update on the Department of Veterans Assistance Field Office report.

7.  Continued discussion of the Departmental Review of the Higher Education Policy Commission and the Council for Community and Technical College Education.

8.  Performance Review of the Higher Education Policy Commissions Facilities.

9.  Other Business.

10. Adjournment.

 

 

04:00 PM 06:00 PM Joint Standing Committee on Education House Gov. Org.
  1. Call to order.
  2. Roll call.
  3. Approval of minutes from the meeting on Sunday, January 11, 2016.
  4. Overview of flood damage to K-12 facilities and projected expense of recovery.
  • Cindy Daniel, Deputy Superintendent, West Virginia Department of Education
  1. Update on progress in implementing recommendations of the January 3, 2012 Public Works, LLC “Education and Efficiency Audit of West Virginia Primary and Secondary School System.”
  • Donna Peduto, Director of Operations, West Virginia Board of Education
  • Dave Mohr, Senior Policy Analyst, House Education Committee
  1. Report on enrollment of students solely for participation in extracurricular activities.
  • Bernie Dolan, Executive Director, West Virginia Secondary School Activities Commission
  • John Carey, Representative of Christian Home Educators of West Virginia
  1. Other Business.
  2. Adjourn.

04:00 PM 06:00 PM Joint Standing Committee on Government Organization - JOINT MEETING House Chamber

1.   Roll call.

2.   Approval of the minutes from the previous meeting, held June 12, 2016.

3.   Discussion of the Interim Study Topics as assigned.

4.   Discussion on the WV Flood Plan.

            Presentations by:

            Colonel Philip M. Secrist III, Huntington District Commander, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

            William Russell Campbell, Watershed Conservation Director (Retired)

5.   Continued discussion of the departmental presentation by the Department of Veterans Assistance.

6.   Regulatory Performance Update on the Department of Veterans Assistance Field Office report.

7.   Continued discussion of the Departmental Review of the Higher Education Policy Commission and the Council for Community and Technical College Education.

8.   Performance Review of the Higher Education Policy Commissions Facilities.

9.   Other Business.

10.  Adjournment.

 

 



Monday, August 22, 2016

Convene

Adjourn

Committee

Place

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

 I.  Call Meeting to Order  

 II. Roll Call

III. Approval of previous minutes

IV. Keith Burdette, Executive Director, West Virginia Development Office, to discuss the Rise West Virginia to assist the small business community affected by June floods.

V. Jamie Cope, Deputy Director/Director of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Marshall University Robert C. Byrd Institute, to discuss the schools role in creating entrepreneurship and economic development.

VI. Miscellaneous Business

 VII. Adjournment

08:00 AM 09:00 AM Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources Subcommittee House Judiciary
  1. Meeting called to order

 

  1. Roll call

 

  1. Approval of January 2016 minutes

 

  1. Updates from the Division of Natural Resources:

Lieutenant Colonel David Trader, to discuss Natural Resources Police Officers June Flooding Efforts.

Don Bailey, Engineer, to discuss DNR Flood Damage.

Brad Leslie, Chief Engineer, to discuss DNR Capital Improvement Projects.

  1. Other business

Adjournment

09:00 AM 10:00 AM Joint Committee on Health House Chamber

 I. Meeting called to order    

II.    Roll Call 

 III. Study the implementation of direct primary care;

 

     Presentation: Jay Kees, Executive Director, Direct Primary Care Coalition       

 

     Presentation: Dr. Vic Wood, DO

 

     Presentation: Gerry Stover, Executive Director, WV Academy of Family   Physicians

 IV. Other Business

 V. Adjournment

 

09:00 AM 10:00 AM Joint Standing Committee on Energy House Gov. Org.
  1. Meeting call to order

  2. Roll call

  3. Approval of minutes

  4. Presentation by: Dr. Ziemkievicz, Director of Water Research Institute, to discuss findings of a recent study conducted concerning the safety of waste from fracking wells.

  5. DEP Rule 111(d) Response Bill

  6. Miscellaneous business

      7.  Adjournment

10:00 AM 11:00 AM Legislative Oversight Commission on Health and Human Resources Accountability House Finance

I. Meeting Called to Order

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

III. Acceptance of minutes from previous meeting June 13, 2016

IV. Topic: Hospital Reimbursement Rates

Speakers:

Vince Deluzio, Managing Director, R&V Associates

John Frankovitch, Chief Executive Officer, Weirton Medical Center

Eugene Trout, Chief Financial Officer, Weirton Medical Center

V. Other Business

VI. Adjournment 

 

10:00 AM 12:00 PM Legislative Oversight Commission on Education Accountability Senate Finance

1.       Call to order.

2.       Roll call.

3.       Approval of minutes from the meeting on June 13, 2016.

4.       Impact and effectiveness of the accreditation system (required by §18-2E-5(e)).  Susan O’Brien, OEPA.

5.       State Board items on public comment:

·       Policy 5800 – Standards of Professional Practice for WV Superintendent, Principals and Teacher Leaders.  Christy Miller, WVDE Division of School Effectiveness.

·       Policy 2422.8 – Medication Administration.  Becky King, WVDE Division of Teaching and Learning.

·       Policy 4350 – Procedures for the Collection, Maintenance and Disclosure of Student Data.  Georgia Hughes-Webb, Division of Technology.

·       Policy 2446 – Mountaineer Challenge Academy.  Amy Willard, WVDE Division of Administration and Finance.

·       Policy 2444.4 – Issuance of the State of WV High School Equivalency Diploma. Deb Kimbler, WVDE Division of Career and Technical Education.

·       Policy 3236 – Innovation in Education.  Kathy Gillman, WVDE Division of Teaching and Learning.

·       New data collection item: Student Foster Care Status and Military-Connected Status.  Melanie Purkey, WVDE Division of School Effectiveness.

6.       Report on tuition and fees 2016-2017 (required by §18B-10-1(k)).  Dr. Ed Magee, Vice Chancellor for Finance, HEPC.

7.       Strategic Plan for Science and Technology: Vision 2025 (required by §18B-18B-2).  Dr. Jan Taylor, Director of Science and Research, HEPC.

8.       Other business.

9.       Adjourn.

11:00 AM 12:00 PM Council of Finance and Administration House Judiciary

1. Summary of Revenue and Final Budget Close-Out for FY 2016

Mark Muchow, Deputy Secretary

Department of Revenue

2. Status of Long-Term Debt

Diana Stout, General Counsel

West Virginia State Treasurer's Office

3. Status of Major Capital Improvements and Bond Issuance

Mary Jane Pickens, Acting Cabinet Secretary

Department of Administration

12:00 PM 01:00 PM Joint Committee on Government and Finance Senate Finance
No Agenda Posted
01:00 PM 03:00 PM Joint Select Committee on Tax Reform House Gov. Org.

West Virginia Legislature

Joint Select Committee On Tax Reform

 

Senate Members:                                                      House Members:

Senator Mike Hall, Chair                                             Delegate Eric Nelson, Jr., Chair

Senator Ryan Ferns                                                     Delegate Bill Anderson

Senator Ed Gaunch                                                     Delegate Marty Gearheart

Senator Robert Karnes                                                            Delegate Eric Householder

Senator Roman Prezioso                                             Delegate John O’Neal

Senator Ron Stollings                                                  Delegate Mick Bates

Senator Bob Williams                                                  Delegate Rupie Phillips

Senator William P. Cole III                                         Delegate Tim Armstead

            Ex-Officio (Non-Voting)                                            Ex-Officio (Non-Voting)

                                                                                                           

AGENDA*

Monday, August 22, 2016

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

House Government Organization Committee Room

 

  1. Call to Order

  2. Review of 2015 Joint Select Committee on Tax Reform meetings

Jeff Billings, Clerk, Joint Select Committee on Tax Reform

 3. Presentation of Personal Income Tax Modeling and Report

Dr. John Deskins, WVU BBER

 4. Panel Discussion on Gas Taxes

History, Policy and Outlook - Mark Muchow, Deputy Secretary, West Virginia   Department of Revenue

            Gas Tax Brief and Policy Insights - Dr. John Deskins, WVU BBER

 5. Future meetings and topics

 6. Miscellaneous Business

 7. Adjournment

01:00 PM 03:00 PM Legislative Rule-Making Review Committee Senate Judiciary

Call to Order

Silent Roll Call

 Overview of S.B. 619 Regulatory Reform Act from the 2016 RS

  • Jeff Johnson, Counsel, Senate Health Committee

 Review of the following rules:

 

               1. Dangerous Wild Animal Board

                  Dangerous Wild Animal Rule, 74 CSR 1 (John Reed)

  • Approve as Modified

 

            2. Miner’s Health, Safety and Training

                Certification, Recertification and Training of EMT-Miners and the Certification of EMT-M Instructors 56 CSR 22 (Seth Gaskins)      

  • Approve

 

             3. Physical Therapy

                 Fees for Physical Therapist and Physical Therapist Assistant, 16 CSR 04 (James Bailey)

  • Approve

 

             4. Dentistry

                 Rule for the WV Board of Dentistry, 5 CSR 1  (Charlie Roskovensky)

  • Approve as Modified

 

             5. Medicine

               Licensing and Disciplinary Procedures: Physicians; Podiatrists, 11 CSR 01A (Charlie Roskovensky)

  • Approve as Modified

 

            6. Medicine

               Licensing and Disciplinary Procedures, Continuing Education, Physician Assistants 11 CSR 01B (Charlie Roskovensky)

  • Approve as Modified

 

          7. Registered Professional Nurses

             Requirements for Registration and Licensure and Conduct Constituting Professional Misconduct, 19 CSR 3 (Charlie Roskovensky)

  • Approve as Modified

 

  1. Registered Professional Nurses

           Limited Prescriptive Authority for Nurses in Advanced Practice, 19 CSR 8 (Charlie Roskovensky)

  • Approve as Modified

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

03:00 PM 04:00 PM Joint Government Accountability, Transparency and Efficiency Committee - Expected to be approved House Gov. Org.

West Virginia Legislature

Joint Government Accountability, Transparency and Efficiency Committee

 

Senate Members:                                                                              House Members:

Senator Mitch Carmichael, Chair                                            Delegate Daryl Cowles, Chair

Senator Craig Blair                                                               Delegate Jim Butler

Senator Ed Gaunch                                                              Delegate Paul Espinosa

Senator Mike Hall                                                                 Delegate Gary Howell

Senator Charles S. Trump, IV                                                Delegate Eric Nelson

Senator Corey Palumbo                                                        Delegate Amy Summers

Senator Roman Prezioso                                                       Delegate Frank L. Blackwell

Senator Ron Stollings                                                           Delegate Brent Boggs

Senator Bob Williams                                                           Delegate Kenneth P. Hicks

 

Agenda*

Monday, August 22, 2016

3:00-4:00 p.m.

House Government Organization Committee Room

 

  1. Call Meeting to Order
  2. Roll Call
  3. Adoption of Procedural Rules
  4. Comments by Senate President Cole
  5. Comments by Speaker Armstead
  6. Committee Purpose or Mission
  7. Introduction of Staff
  8. Adjournment

 

04:00 PM 06:00 PM Joint Standing Committee on Finance House Gov. Org.
  1. Call to Order

 

  1. Roll Call

 

  1. Approval of Minutes of January 11, 2016 meeting

 

  1. Presentations on Management of State Motor Vehicle Fleet

                        Kenny Yoakum, Executive Director - Fleet Management Office, Department of Administration

                        Dave Tincher, Director, Purchasing Division, Department of Administration

 

  1. Review of Gaming Revenues – Sources and Distribution

                        John Myers, Acting Director, West Virginia Lottery

 

  1. Other Business

 

  1. Announcements

 

      8. Adjournment

04:00 PM 06:00 PM Joint Standing Committee on the Judiciary House Chamber

 

Call to Order

Roll Call

I. Overview of Broadband in WV including Issues/Terminology

Tony Simental, State GIS Coordinator

II. Consumer Protection and Deceptive Broadband Advertising

Anthony Majestro, Past President, WV Association for Justice

Aaron Chase, Asst. Atty. Gen., Bureau of Internet and Technology, New York Attorney General Office (VIA VIDEOCONFERENCE)

III. "Last Mile" Connectivity Issues and Ideas

Tim Wotring, Vice President

Digital Connections

Charles Dennie, Director of Special Projects

Alpha Technologies

Other Business

Adjournment

**Agenda and or order is subject to change **

 



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