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Interim Committee Schedule and Agendas for: November 12 - 14, 2017

Sunday, November 12, 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. Roll Call

III. Approval of Minutes

IV. Reports from Agencies

 

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

V. Discussion of Recent Events Surrounding Escaped Inmates

VI. Discussion of Recruiting 

           Joseph M. Tyree, Director of Correctional Recruiting

VII. Other Business

VIII. Adjournment

01:00 PM 03:00 PM Post Audits Subcommittee Senate Finance
  1. Results of Post Audit Peer Review
  2. Enterprise Resource Planning Board - Contract with ISG
  3. Fleet Study
  4. WVHIN
  5. Draft Debarment Legislation
  6. Division of Highways - Update on October report
  7. Division of Highways Financial Audit - Suttle and Stalnaker

 

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. John Dunlap, Chief Technology Officer, West Virginia Office of Technology
Presentation including an overview of the Office of Technology and discussion of using cloud based data storage.

      V.            Miscellaneous business

    VI.            Adjournment

03:00 PM 04:00 PM Commission on Special Investigations Senate Finance
No Agenda Posted
03:00 PM 04:00 PM Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources Subcommittee House Gov. Org.
  1. Meeting called to order

 

  1. Roll call

 

  1. Approval of September 2017 minutes
  2. Christy Bailey, Executive Director, National Coal Heritage Area Authority, to give a presentation on Rails, Trails and Recreation sites in the National Coal Heritage Area

 

  1. Kent Spellman, consultant for the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy in Washington, DC. working on West Virginia rail-trail development, to give presentation on Trails are Economic and Community Development Drivers!

 

  1. Other business
  • Tour to visit the elk at the Tomblin Wildlife Management area

Meet at WV Miner’s statute near the Cultural Center parking lot on Monday, November 13 at 3:30pm. Transportation will be provided.

 

Adjournment

04:00 PM 06:00 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. Gregg Barr, General Manager, West Virginia Parkways Authority
Presentation regarding the West Virginia Turnpike’s Traffic and Revenue Study, future bond sales, and Governor Justice’s flat rate toll discount program.

    V.            Miscellaneous business

   VI.            Adjournment

05:00 PM 06:00 PM Commission on Interstate Cooperation House Judiciary

1. Call to Order

2. Silent Roll Call

3. Approval of Previous Minutes for September 18, 2017 & October 15, 2017

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

Briefing on the following acts:

Revised Uniform Athletes Agent Act

Uniform Directed Trust Act

Virtual Currency Act

Model Veterans Treatment Court Act

5. Other Business

6. Adjournment

 

*agenda subject to change

 



Monday, November 13, 2017

Convene

Adjourn

Committee

Place

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

 

  1. Roll Call

 

  1. Approval of October 2017 minutes

 

  1. Casey Bowden, Director of Agriculture Business Development Division, to discuss the department’s current involvement in food sanitation, labeling and farmers markets.
  2. Brenda Keavey, Assistant Director of Regulatory Environmental Affairs Division, to discuss the departments involvement in regulating milk products.
  3. Spencer Moss, WV Food and Farm, to further explain the impacts farmers market challenges are having on producers around the State.
  4. Clarence Christian, Registered Sanitarian, to discuss BPH’s milk inspection program and training of staff.
  5. Other Business

Adjournment

09:00 AM 10:00 AM Senate Confirmations **CANCELLED** Senate Judiciary
No Agenda Posted
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 Higher Education Budget Issues

             Dr. Paul L. Hill, Chancellor, West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission

(HEPC)

             Matt Turner, Executive Vice Chancellor for Administration

 

  1. Update on State Inventory of Real Property

             John Myers, Cabinet Secretary, Department of Administration

 

  1. Other Business

 

  1. Announcements

 

  1. Adjournment

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

 

 1. Call to Order

 

 2. Roll Call

 

 3. Approval of Minutes

 

 4. Continuation of the Office of Administrative Hearings  

 Teresa D. Maynard, Chief Hearing Examiner and Director, Office of Administrative Hearings, Department of Transportation

 Frank Harris, Director of State Governmental Affairs, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)

 Robert G. McCoid, Partner, McCamic, Sacco & McCoid PLLC, Wheeling

 Stephen D. Massie, Magistrate, Raleigh County

 

 5. Discussion regarding Redistricting

 George Carenbauer, Esquire

 Thomas R. Bennett, II, Chief of Staff & Vice President Legislative Affairs, West Virginia State University

 Wendy Underhill, Program Director – Elections and Redistricting, National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL)

 

 6. Other Business

 

 7. Adjournment

12:00 PM 01:00 PM HOUSE GOP CAUCUS House Chamber
No Agenda Posted
12:00 PM 01:00 PM SENATE FLOOR SESSION Senate Chamber
No Agenda Posted
01:00 PM 03:00 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 September 18, 2017

IV. Recodification of Chapter 16 on Public Health

Speakers:  Jeff Johnson, Counsel to the Senate Committee on Health and   Human Resources

                       &

                  Chris DeWitte, Legislative Analyst, Senate Committee on Health and Human Resources

 V.  Other Business

 VI. Adjournment

01:00 PM 03:00 PM Joint Standing Committee on Energy House Gov. Org.
  1. Meeting call to order

  2. Roll call

  3. Approval of minutes

  4. Presentations regarding:

          Jim Pritt, Manager-Public Relations, EnerVest Operating, LLC will discuss WV Oil and Gas Industries from the producer’s prospective.

          Robert Akers, Attorney for the House of Delegate’s Energy Committee will discuss Co-tenancy Laws.   

  5. Miscellaneous business

  6. Adjournment

03:00 PM 05:00 PM Legislative Oversight Commission on Education Accountability Senate Finance
  1. Call to order.

  2. Roll call.

  3. Approval of minutes from the meeting on October 16, 2017.

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

  5. State Board of Education policies on public comment:

    •Policy 2510, Assuring Quality of Education: Regulations for Education Programs. Lou Maynus, Assistant Superintendent, Division of Teaching and Learning, WVDE.

    •Policy 2460, Educational Purpose and Acceptable Use of Electronic Resources, Technologies and the Internet. Lou Maynus, Assistant Superintendent, Division of Teaching and Learning, WVDE.

  6. Report on Master Plan for Professional Development (§18-2I-3 and 4). Betty Jo Jordan, Special Assistant, Office of Superintendent, WVDE.

  7. Update on dual enrollment at the Community and Technical Colleges. Dr. Casey Sacks, Vice Chancellor, CTCC.

  8. Report on WVNET/WVROCKS – West Virginia Remote Online Collaborative Knowledge System. Dr. Mary Stewart, Assistant Deputy Director of WVNET.

  9. Other business.

  10. 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 October 16, 2017 meeting

IV. Presentation:

                  Bill Crouch, Secretary, Department of Health and Human Resources, Update on Sharpe Hospital

 

                 Matt Izzo, the OCME Administrator, 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 post audit report.

V. Other Business                 

 VI. Adjournment

 

 

 

 

03:30 PM 07:30 PM Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources Subcommittee - Tomblin Wildlife Man. Area MEETING & VISITATION
No Agenda Posted
05:00 PM 07:00 PM Joint Legislative Committee on Flooding Riverview Building at 107 Koontz Avenue, Clendenin
  1. Mined Minds Site Visitation

  2. Call to Order

  3. Adoption of Minutes

  4. Discussion of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

    Rebecca Albert, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

    Discussion of Dams Operated by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

    Jim Schray, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Water Management Team Lead

          Discussion of Stream Restoration Process and Permits

                        Lee Robinette, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

                        Sarah Workman, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

 

Miscellaneous Business

Adjournment



Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Convene

Adjourn

Committee

Place

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 October 17th, 2017.

3.         Presentation of a Regulatory Board Review of the West Virginia Board of Accountancy.

4.         Presentation of the results of the Performance Evaluation and Research Divisions Peer Review by the National Association of State Auditors,    Comptrollers and Treasurers (NASACT).

5.         Discussion of a proposal to move the Division of Forestry from the Department of Commerce to the Department of Agriculture.

            Presenters:

            Crescent Gallagher, Communications Director for the Department of Agriculture;

            Ron Miller, Agriculture Liaison and Rural Development Coordinator with the Governor’s Office; and

            Barry Cook, Director of the Division of Forestry.

6.         Other Business.

7.         Adjournment.

 

09:00 AM 11:00 AM Joint Standing Committee on Education House Gov. Org.
  1. Call to order

  2. Silent Roll Call
  3. Approval of minutes from Manday, September 18,2017 and Tuesday, October 17, 2017
  4. Update on implementation of HB 2815 and HB 2542
    1. Michael Adelman, D.O., D.P. - President, WVSOM
    2. Jeffrey Shawver, J.D. - V.P. for Legal & Governmental Affairs and General Counsel, WVSOM
    3. Bill Burdette, Assistant to the President, Marshall University
    4. Travis Mollohan, WVU State Relations Director, WV University
  5. Personalized Learning
    1. Erin Lockett, Policy Analyst, Next Generation Policies Foundation for Excellence in Education
  6. Developing a resource for parents of hearing impaired students to track progress
    1. Donna Williams, M. Ed., Point of Contact, WV LEAD-K
    2. Monica DellaMea, Executive Director of Office of Early Learning, WVDE
  7. Other Business
  8. 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 October 17th, 2017.

3.         Presentation of a Regulatory Board Review of the West Virginia Board of Accountancy.

4.         Presentation of the results of the Performance Evaluation and Research Divisions Peer Review by the National Association of State Auditors,    Comptrollers and Treasurers (NASACT).

5.         Discussion of a proposal to move the Division of Forestry from the Department of Commerce to the Department of Agriculture.

            Presenters:

            Crescent Gallagher, Communications Director for the Department of Agriculture;

            Ron Miller, Agriculture Liaison and Rural Development Coordinator with the Governor’s Office; and

            Barry Cook, Director of the Division of Forestry.

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.  Discussion on Marriage and Work Disincentives in the Law and Ways to Address

 

Amy Jo Hutchison, Our Children Our Future

 

Jeremiah Samples, Deputy Secretary, West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources

 

Kent R. Nowviskie. Assistant to the Deputy Secretary, West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources

 

Stormy Matlick and Melanie Braun

 

Stephen Willis, Pastor of First Baptist Church in Kenova

 

Brandi Hunter, Melissa Hart, Randi Marshall, Circles MOV

 

V. Other Business

VI.  Adjournment

11:00 AM 12:00 PM Joint Committee on Government and Finance Senate Finance
No Agenda Posted
01:00 PM 03:00 PM Joint Committee on Natural Gas Development Senate Judiciary

1. Call Meeting to Order

2. Roll Call

3. Adoption of September Minutes

4. Greg Kozera, Marketing Director, Shale Crescent USA

5. 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. David McMahon, WV Surface Owners’ Rights Organization

5. Other Business

6. Adjournment

01:00 PM 03:00 PM Joint Committee on Volunteer Fire Departments & Emergency Medical Services **CANCELLED** House Gov. Org.
No Agenda Posted
03:00 PM 04:00 PM Forest Management Review Commission Senate Judiciary
  1. Meeting called to order

 

  1. Approval of August 2017 minutes

 

  1. Roll call
  2. Barry Cook, State Forester/Director, Division of Forestry
  • Presentation on increasing WV State Forests Timber production
  • Forest Fire Prevention and management update
  1. Other business

Adjournment

03:00 PM 04:00 PM Legislative Intern Committee Senate Finance
  1. Meeting called to order/ Roll call

  2. Overview of Interview Schedules (Nov 15th and 16th)

  3. Orientation Schedule and Manual- Tera McCown, Academic Program Director

  4. Other business/ Discussion

  5. Adjournment

04:00 PM 05:00 PM Joint Government Accountability, Transparency and Efficiency Committee Senate Judiciary

1. Call Meeting to Order

2. Roll Call

3. Approval of October meeting minutes

4. Discussion on how state government can save money and become more efficient with technology

  • John Dunlap, Chief Technology Officer at the West Virginia Office of Technology

5. Other Business

6. Adjournment

 



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