Today in the Legislature

Thursday, April 04, 2013 - 01:29 PM

House Completes Senate Bill 448, Sent to Governor For Approval
Today in the House, Senate Bill 430, defining "employment term" in Teachers' Defined Contribution Retirement System and Senate Bill 431, relating to public employer liability for delinquent retirement contributions were both passed. Also, Senate Bill 448, increasing the number of demonstration dealer plates issued to large commercial vehicles was completed today, meaning that it will go straight to the Governor for official signing.

In addition, five Senate Bills were read for the second time including Senate Bill 383, which would authorize family court judges to appoint counsel in certain contempt cases. There were four Senate Bills on first reading today as well including Senate Bill 145, which would amend election complaint procedures.

House Resolution 32 was adopted honoring the contributions of Governor William Gaston Caperton III to the youth of West Virginia. Senate Concurrent Resolution 7 , Designating Hall Flintlock Model 1819 the official state firearm was adopted. Citations recognizing WVU Law professor Frank Cleckley and Citizens Conservation Corps were also presented today.

Committees Meeting Today:
Political Subdivisions Committee: 1:00 p.m. 215E
Energy, Industry, Labor and Economic Development/Small Business: 1:00 p.m. 460M
Roads and Transportation: 2:00 p.m. 215E
Senior Issues: 3:00 p.m. 215E
Health and Human Resources: 3:30 p.m. 215E

Committees Meeting Tomorrow:
Agriculture: 8:15 a.m. 215E
Natural Resources: 8:45 a.m. 215E
Banking and Insurance: 10 a.m. 215E
Pensions and Retirement: 10:00 a.m. 460M

The House will reconvene tomorrow at 11:00 a.m.

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