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Interim Committee Schedule and Agendas for: June 12 - 14, 2016

Sunday, June 12, 2016





12:00 PM 01:00 PM Joint Committee on Government Operations - JOINT MEETING House Chamber


1.         Roll call.

2.         Department Presentations:

Department of Education and the Arts; and

Department of Veterans Assistance.

3.         Regulatory Performance Update on Child Protective Services within the Bureau for Children and Families.

4.         Other Business.

5.         Adjournment.



12:00 PM 01:00 PM Joint Standing Committee on Government Organization - JOINT MEETING House Chamber

1.        Roll call.

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

3.        Department Presentations:

               Department of Veterans Assistance; and

               Department of Education and the Arts.

4.       Regulatory Performance Update on Child Protective Services within the Bureau for Children and Families.

5.       Other Business.

6.       Adjournment.





01:00 PM 02:00 PM Joint Committee on Government and Finance Senate Finance
No Agenda Posted
01:00 PM 02:00 PM Joint Standing Committee on Energy House Gov. Org.
  1. Meeting call to order

  2. Roll call

  3. Tom Clarke, Special Advisor to Cabinet Secretary, Randy C. Huffman – Summarizing WVDEP’s Feasibility Report for a State Plan Under EPA’s Clean Air Act Section 111(d) Rule Regulating Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Existing Fossil Fuel-Fired Electric Generating Units.

  4. Sammy Gray, First Energy – Summarizing the proposed 111(d) Rule from the utility industry prospective.

  5. Fred Durham, Director of the Division of Air Quality – Explaining the New EPA Proposed Rule Regarding Methane Emissions Reduction on Oil and Gas Drilling Sites.

  6. Miscellaneous business


Monday, June 13, 2016





08:00 AM 09:00 AM Commission on Special Investigations Senate Finance
No Agenda Posted
09:00 AM 10:00 AM Joint Legislative Oversight Commission on Dept of Transportation Accountability House Judiciary

I. Meeting Called to Order


II. Roll Call


III. Organizational Motions


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

-Status and Update on Department, including financial status, federal funding, and pending/future projects.


V. Adjournment




*****Agenda Subject to Change

09:00 AM 10:00 AM Post Audits Subcommittee Senate Finance

1. Update on the Courtesy Patrol Program - presented by John McBrayer, Deputy Secretary of the Department of Transportation

2. Volunteer Fire Departments - Valley VFD (Marion County); Valley VFD (Mason County); Main Island Creek VFD; West Hamlin VFD; and Clover-Roane VFD - presented by Nathan Hamilton, VFD Auditor

3. Other business

10:00 AM 11:00 AM Legislative Oversight Commission on Education Accountability Senate Finance

 1.      Call to order.

2.       Roll call.

3.       Approval of minutes from the meeting on May 16 and 17, 2016.

4.       State Board items on public comment:

·       Policy 2525 – WV’s Universal Access to a Quality Early Education System.  Janet Bock-Hager, Coordinator, Office of 

      Early Learning, WVDE.

·       New data collection item pertaining to the FitnessGram Assessment Components.  Sterling Beane, Chief Technology

      Officer, Division of Technology, WVDE.

·       Title 127, Series 3 – Provisions Governing Contests.  Hank Hager, Counsel, Senate Education Committee.

5.       Other Business.

6.       Adjourn.

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

I. Meeting called to order

II. Roll Call

III. Presentation: Michael Goff, Board of Pharmacy, Controlled Substance Monitoring Program

IV. Other bussiness

V. Adjournment

02:00 PM 04:00 PM Joint Standing Committee on the Judiciary House Gov. Org.
  1.       Call to Order
  2.       Silent Roll Call
  3.       Overview of Processing/Caseload State Police Forensics Lab

o   Major W. J. Scott, Chief of Staff Services, WV State Police

Mark Sorsaia, Prosecuting Attorney, Putnam County

  1.       Review of S.B. 508 Relating to Civil Claims for Private Nuisance

o   Dave McMahon, Co-Founder, WV Surface Owner’s Rights Organization

o   Anthony Majestro, Attorney, Powell & Majestro PLLC


o   W. Henry Lawrence, Attorney, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC


  1.       Review of H.B. 2795 Providing that when a Party's Health Condition is at Issue in a Civil Action, Medical Records and Releases for Medical Information may be Requested and Required without Court Order


o   David Romano, Former President, WV Association for Justice


o   E. Kay Fuller, Director of Business Development, Martin & Seibert LC


o   Andrew Pauley, General Counsel, WV Insurance Commission


  1.       Other Business


  1.       Adjournment 





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