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Interim Committee Schedule and Agendas for: October 15 - 17, 2017

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Convene

Adjourn

Committee

Location

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

1. Call to Order

 

2. Roll Call

 

3. Approval of Minutes

 

4. Overview of West Virginia Parole Board

 

Benita F. Murphy, Chairperson, West Virginia Parole Board

 

5. Discussion of Alternative Sentencing

 

Charles T.  Miller, Kanawha County Prosecuting Attorney

 

6. Reports from Agencies

 

  1. David Farmer, Executive Director, West Virginia Regional Jail & Correctional Facility Authority
  2. Loita Butcher, Acting Commissioner, West Virginia Division of Corrections
  3. William K. Marshall, Director, West Virginia Division of Juvenile Services

 

7. Other Business

 

 8. Adjournment

01:00 PM 02:00 PM Post Audits Subcommittee Senate Finance
  1. wvOASIS - Division of Personnel Issues
  2. wvOASIS - Payment for knowledge transfer that didn't occur
  3. General Services - Presented by John Sylvia, Director of the Performance Evaluation and Research Division
  4. Division of Highways - Right of Way Division
  5. Purchasing debarment draft legislation
  6. Statewide Fleet Study

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.            Mr. Robbie Queen, Director, West Virginia Aviation Administration
Presentation regarding the status of general aviation in West Virginia

      V.            HB/SB **** - Providing consumers sales and service tax and use tax exemption for certain services and tangible personal property sold for repair, remodeling and maintenance of aircraft

    VI.            Miscellaneous business

   VII.            Adjournment

03:00 PM 04:00 PM Select Committee on Veterans' Affairs House Gov. Org.
  1. Call to Order

 

  1. Roll Call

 

  1. Approval of Minutes

 

  1. Presentation on upcoming WWI Exhibit

 

Cailin Howe, Exhibits Coordinator, State Museum, West Virginia Division of Culture and History

 

  1. Other Business

 

  1. Adjournment

 

03:00 PM 05:00 PM Joint Legislative Oversight Commission on Dept of Transportation Accountability Senate Judiciary

         I. Meeting called to order
II. Roll call
III. Approval of minutes
IV. Mr. Mark Muchow, Deputy Cabinet Secretary, West Virginia State Tax Department
Presentation regarding revenue from the recent increase in gasoline taxes
V. Secretary Thomas Smith, West Virginia Department of Transportation
Overview, history, and future development of the King Coal Highway and Coalfields Expressway and update on highway projects funded by new GARVEE bonds
VI. Mr. Todd Rumbaugh, Engineer for Construction and Development, West Virginia Division of Highways
Update on the status of the construction of the access road to the Rock Creek Development Park
VII. Mr. Joshua Jarrell, Deputy Secretary and General Counsel, West Virginia Department of Commerce
Update on the status of the Rock Creek Development Park
VIII. Miscellaneous business
IX. Adjournment

04:00 PM 05:00 PM Commission on Interstate Cooperation House Judiciary

1. Call to Order

2. Silent Roll Call

3. Approval of Previous Minutes

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

Briefing on the following acts:

Uniform Digital Assets Act

Uniform Voidable Transfers Act

Uniform Real Property Electronic Recording Act

Uniform Commercial Real Property Receivership Act

5. Other Business

6. Adjournment



Monday, October 16, 2017

Convene

Adjourn

Committee

Place

08:00 AM 09:00 AM Agriculture and Rural Development Senate Finance
  1. Meeting called to order

 

  1. Roll Call

 

  1. Approval of August and September 2017 minutes

 

  1. Organizational Motions
  2. Local Health Department representatives to discuss their involvement in food production health and safety issues
  3. Judy Vallandingham, Interim Director, Public Health Sanitation Division, to present information on BPH/OEHS’s roll and public health concerns as related to Grade A milk production in WV
  4. Department of Agriculture, Regulatory Division, to discuss the department’s current involvement in food sanitation, labeling and farmers markets
  5. Other Business
  6. Adjournment    

08:00 AM 09:00 AM Joint Legislative Committee on Flooding Senate Judiciary
  1. Call to Order

  2. Adoption of Minutes

  3. Discussion of Stream Clean-up and Stream Gauges

    Brian Farkas, West Virginia Conservation Agency, Executive Director

     

  4. Miscellaneous Business

 

Adjournment

09:00 AM 10:00 AM Joint Government Accountability, Transparency and Efficiency Committee Senate Judiciary

     i.        Meeting called to order   

     ii.       Roll call

     iii.      Approval of previous minutes

     iv.      Discussion regarding transparency and efficiency of Roads to Prosperity Amendment dollars

  • The Honorable John McCuskey, West Virginia State Auditor
  • Dave Hardy, Secretary, Department of Revenue

  • Tom Smith, Secretary, Department of Transportation

  • Alan Prunty, Deputy Secretary and General Counsel, Department of Revenue

      v.     Update from Senators Jeffries & Swope regarding recent SBA meeting on use of Construction Managers

      vi.     Miscellaneous Business

      vii.    Adjournment

09:00 AM 10:00 AM Joint Standing Committee on Pensions and Retirement Senate Finance

 

 1.  Meeting called to order      

 

  1. Roll call

 

  1. Approval of minutes

 

  1. Review of Current Pensions Issues

 

  1. Other Business

 

  1. Announcements

 

  1. 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 FY18 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. Review of Corrections, Regional Jail and Juvenile Services Funding Issues

             Jeff Sandy, Cabinet Secretary, Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety

 

  1. Other Business

 

  1. Announcements

 

  1. Adjournment

12:00 PM 03:00 PM SPECIAL SESSION
No Agenda Posted
03:00 PM 05:00 PM Joint Standing Committee on Energy House Chamber
  1. Meeting call to order

  2. Roll call

  3. Approval of minutes

  4. Presentations regarding Wind Turbines in West Virginia:

    Stephanie Ojeda, Senate Counsel presentation of SB 16.

    Chris Michael, Tucker County Assessor discussing the Wind Turbines.

    Timothy McDaniel, President, Barbour County Commission will be presenting information regarding Wind Turbines.

    Jeff Amburgey, Director, Property Tax Division will discuss a valorem property taxation of windmills.

    Mark Morton, General Counsel and Director of Legal Division discussing B & O taxes on electric generation.

    Kelly Bragg, Energy Development Specialist, WV Office of Energy presentation on Wind Turbines.

    Christine Risch, Director of Research and Energy Economics, Marshall University, Center for Business and Economic Research will present researched information on wind industry analysis.

    Harrison Godfrey, Manager, State Government Affairs, Invenergy discussing the operations of wind turbine projects.

    Dave Friend, Wind Developer, Managing Partner of Laurel Renewable Partners inform the committee on the history of wind from the wind turbines.

  5. Miscellaneous business

  6. Adjournment

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

 

    

 

  1. Meeting called to order    

 

II.         Roll Call

 III.       Acceptance of minutes from September 18, 2017 meeting

 IV.         Presentation:

 

    • Bill Crouch, Secretary, Department of Health and Human Resources, Update on Sharpe Hospital and the actions the department is taking to resolve the CMS nonpayment issue.

       

    • Denny Rhodes, Director, Office of the Legislative Auditor, Post Audit Division, Report on the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner

       

    • Rahul Gupta, Commissioner State Health Officer, Department of Health and Human Resources, concerning its structure, functions and backlog of the office and how the office has addressed the findings and recommendations in the attached post audit report.

 

 V.          Other Business                 

 VI.         Adjournment

   

04:30 PM 09:00 PM Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources Subcommittee - Visitation to Tomblin Wildlife Man. Area CANCELLED
No Agenda Posted
05:00 PM 06:00 PM Legislative Oversight Commission on Education Accountability Senate Finance
  1. Call to order.

  2. Roll call.

  3. Approval of minutes from the meeting on September 17, 2017.

  4. Overview of West Virginia Higher Education Compensation Management Program. Ms. Patricia Humphries, Vice Chancellor for Human Resources.

  5. Superintendent’s Report. Dr. Steve Paine, State Superintendent of Schools.

  6. Report on the status of the transformative system of support for early literacy (§18-2E-10). Dr. Lou Maynus, Assistant Superintendent, Division of Teaching and Learning, WVDE; and Monica DellaMea, Executive Director, Office of Early Learning, WVDE.

  7. Report on innovation zones and the progress of innovation zone plans (§18-5B-7). Dr. Lou Maynus, Assistant Superintendent, Division of Teaching and Learning, WVDE; and Joey Wiseman, Executive Director, Office of Middle/Secondary Learning, WVDE. 

  8. Other business.

  9. Adjourn.

 

05:00 PM 07:00 PM Joint Committee on Health CANCELLED
No Agenda Posted


Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Convene

Adjourn

Committee

Place

09:00 AM 10:00 AM Understanding the Opioid Epidemic Senate Chamber
No Agenda Posted
09:00 AM 11:00 AM Joint Committee on Government Operations - JOINT MEETING House Chamber

1.         Roll call.

2.         Approval of the minutes from the previous meetings, held September 17th and 19th, 2017. 

3.         Update by the West Virginia Real Estate Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board regarding compliance with the August 2017 Performance Audit recommendations.

4.          Presentation of a Regulatory Performance Update of the 2015 Agency Review regarding the General Services Division.

5.          Presentation of an Agency Review of the Division of Tourism.

6.          Other Business.

7.          Adjournment.

 

09:00 AM 11:00 AM Joint Standing Committee on Government Organization - JOINT MEETING House Chamber

1.         Roll call.

2.         Approval of the minutes from the previous meetings, held September 17th and 19th, 2017. 

3.         Update by the West Virginia Real Estate Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board regarding compliance with the August 2017 Performance Audit recommendations.

4.          Presentation of a Regulatory Performance Update of the 2015 Agency Review regarding the General Services Division.

5.          Presentation of an Agency Review of the Division of Tourism.

6.          Other Business.

7.          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. Continuing Discussion Relating to the West Virginia Foster Care Program

Linda Watts, Acting Commissioner, Bureau for Children and Families

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 SPECIAL SESSION
No Agenda Posted
01:00 PM 02:00 PM 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. West Virginia Forward: Strategy For Economic Development And Job Growth

   (“McKenzie Report”)

West Virginia Department of Commerce/WV Development Office

 

  1. Other Business

 

  1. Announcements

 

  1. Adjournment

01:00 PM 02:00 PM 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. West Virginia Forward: Strategy For Economic Development And Job Growth

   (“McKenzie Report”)

West Virginia Department of Commerce/WV Development Office

 

  1. Other Business

 

  1. Announcements

 

  1. Adjournment

01:00 PM 02:00 PM Select Committee on PEIA, Seniors and Long Term Care Senate Finance

The Select Committee on PEIA, Seniors and Long Term Care has been cancelled.

 

02:00 PM 04:00 PM Joint Committee on Natural Gas Development Senate Judiciary

1. Call Meeting to Order

2. Roll Call

3. Adoption of September Minutes

4. Discussion of How Surrounding States Handle Key Natural Gas Industry Issues

o   Tim Miller, Attorney with Babst Calland

o   Ben Sullivan, General Counsel and Vice President of Land at Energy Corporation of America

5. Other Business

6. Adjournment

02:00 PM 04:00 PM Joint Committee on Volunteer Fire Departments and Emergency Medical Services House Gov. Org.

1. Call to Order

2. Roll Call

3. Adoption of Minutes from September 19, 2017 Meeting

4. Workers’ Compensation Issues of Volunteer Firefighters

   a. Brian Jones, President, Professional Fire Fighters of West Virginia

   b. David Benedict, State Relations Executive, National Council of Compensation Insurers

   c. Jane Cline, Director of Public Policy, Spilman Thomas & Battle

5. Presentation on Medicare Reimbursement

    Larry S. Helms, Fire Chief, City of Wheeling Fire Department

6. Subcommittee Report

7. Other Business

8. Adjournment

 

04:00 PM 06:00 PM Joint Standing Committee on Education - JOINT MEETING House Chamber
  1.  Call to Order

  2. Silent Roll Call

  3. Approval of September Minutes

  4. Issues Relating to a Proposed Constitutional Amendment regarding the West Virginia Board of Education

    a. Kelly Latterman, Policy Specialist with NCSL

    b. Daniel Thatcher, Program Director with NCSL

    c. Howard E. Seufer, Jr., Esq.

    d. Matt Turner, Executive Vice Chancellor Administration for the HEPC and the Community and Technical College System of WV

  5. Other Business

  6. Adjournment

     

 

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

1. Call to Order

2. Silent Roll Call

3. Approval of September Minutes

4. Issues Relating to a Proposed Constitutional Amendment regarding the West Virginia Board of Education

     a. Kelly Latterman, Policy Specialist with NCSL

     b. Daniel Thatcher, Program Director with NCSL

     c. Howard E. Seufer, Jr., Esq.

     d. Matt Turner, Executive Vice Chancellor Administration for the HEPC and the Community and Technical College System of WV

5. Other Business

6. Adjournment

 

 



Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Convene

Adjourn

Committee

Place

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

Tentative Agenda

LEGISLATIVE RULE-MAKING REVIEW COMMITTEE

Wednesday, October 18, 9:00am – 12:00pm

Senate Judiciary Committee Room, 208 W

 

  1. Call to Order
  2. Silent Roll Call
  3. Approval of Minutes from September 20, 2017 Meeting
  4. Review of the following rules:

 

  1. Licensed Practical Nurses

Schedule of Fees for Services Rendered by the WV State Bd. Of Examiners for Licensed Practical Nurses, 10 CSR 4 (Charlie Roskovensky)

http://apps.sos.wv.gov/adlaw/csr/ruleview.aspx?document=16555

 

 2.Health Care Authority 

Financial Disclosure Rule, 65 CSR 13 (Charlie Roskovensky)

http://apps.sos.wv.gov/adlaw/csr/ruleview.aspx?document=16560

 

 3.Health

Food Establishments, 64 CSR 17 (Jeff Johnson)  

http://apps.sos.wv.gov/adlaw/csr/ruleview.aspx?document=16536    

 

 4. Health

Public Water Systems, 64 CSR 3 (Jeff Johnson)  

http://apps.sos.wv.gov/adlaw/csr/ruleview.aspx?document=16553     

 

 5. Health and Human Resources

Development of Methodologies to Examine Needs for Substance Use Disorder Treatment Facilities within the State, 69 CSR 13 (Jeff Johnson)      

http://apps.sos.wv.gov/adlaw/csr/ruleview.aspx?document=16558

 

 6.Health and Human Resources

Collection and Exchange of Data Related to Overdoses, 69 CSR 14 (Jeff Johnson)

http://apps.sos.wv.gov/adlaw/csr/ruleview.aspx?document=16559

 

7. Agriculture

Animal Disease Control, 61 CSR 1 (Jennifer Greenlief)

http://apps.sos.wv.gov/adlaw/csr/ruleview.aspx?document=16566 

 

 8. Agriculture

Public Markets, 61 CSR 11 (Jennifer Greenlief)

http://apps.sos.wv.gov/adlaw/csr/ruleview.aspx?document=16523 

 

 9. Agriculture

Auctioneers, 61 CSR 11B (Jennifer Greenlief)

http://apps.sos.wv.gov/adlaw/csr/ruleview.aspx?document=16531 

 

 10. Agriculture

Feeding of Untreated Garbage to Swine, 61 CSR 1A (Jennifer Greenlief)

http://apps.sos.wv.gov/adlaw/csr/ruleview.aspx?document=16507

 

 11. Natural Resources

Hunting, Fishing and Other Outfitters and Guides, 58 CSR 11 (Noelle Starek)

http://apps.sos.wv.gov/adlaw/csr/ruleview.aspx?document=16499

 

 12. Natural Resources

General Hunting, 58 CSR 49 (Noelle Starek)

http://apps.sos.wv.gov/adlaw/csr/ruleview.aspx?document=16495

 

 13. Natural Resources

Special Migratory Bird Hunting, 58 CSR 56 (Noelle Starek)

http://apps.sos.wv.gov/adlaw/csr/ruleview.aspx?document=16492 

 

 14. Natural Resources

Miscellaneous Permits and Licenses, 58 CSR 64 (Noelle Starek)

http://apps.sos.wv.gov/adlaw/csr/ruleview.aspx?document=16494

 

15. DEP – Division of Water and Waste Management

Underground Storage Tanks, 33 CSR 30 (Brian Casto)

http://apps.sos.wv.gov/adlaw/csr/ruleview.aspx?document=16470      

 

 16. Psychologists

Fees, 17 CSR 1 (Arlie Hubbard)

http://apps.sos.wv.gov/adlaw/csr/ruleview.aspx?document=16549 

 

 17. Psychologists

Requirements for Licensure as a Psychologist and/or a School Psychologist, 17 CSR 3 (Arlie Hubbard)

http://apps.sos.wv.gov/adlaw/csr/ruleview.aspx?document=16551

 

 18. Psychologists

Code of Ethics, 17 CSR 6 (Arlie Hubbard)

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

 

 

 

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