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Tuesday, April 09, 2013 - 01:33 PM

Senate Completes Legislation on 10 Bills
The Senate convened today to complete 10 bills, pass seven bills, advance six bills to second reading, six to first reading, and adopt two Senate Resolutions.

The bills that completed legislation today include House Bill 2361 , which relates to the definition of "eligible veteran" for certain state training and employment preference benefits and Senate Bill 458 , which will permit PEIA health plans to operate on calendar-year basis.

Bills passed in the Senate today include House Bill 2471, which would prohibit the restriction or otherwise lawful possession, use, carrying, transfer, transportation, storage or display of a firearm or ammunition during a declared state of emergency.

The Senate adopted two Resolutions this morning congratulating Cabell Midland High School Show Choir for their West Virginia Music Educators Association 2013 Large Mixed Group Show Choir State Champion Title and Cabell Midland High School Marching Band for their many accomplishments this past year.

The following committees will meet today:

The Committee on Health and Human Resources will meet today at 1:00 p.m. in 451M.
The Committee on Natural Resources will meet today at 1:00 p.m. in 208W.
The Committee on Education will meet today at 2:00 p.m. at 451M.
The Committee on Government Organization will meet today at 2:00 p.m. in 208W.
The Committee on Finance will meet today at 3:00 p.m. in 451M.
The Committee on Judiciary will meet today at 3:00 p.m. in 208W.

The following committees will meet tomorrow:

The Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure will meet tomorrow at 9:00 a.m. in 451M.
The Committee on Economic Development will meet tomorrow at 1:00 p.m. in 451M.
The Committee on Government Organization will meet tomorrow at 2:00 p.m. in 208W.

UPDATE:

The Senate reconvened briefly this evening to receive committee reports and read several bills a first time.

Bills read a first time and advanced to second reading include House Bill 2470 , which would provide sign support specialists or educational sign language interpreters in the education of exceptional children.

The following committees will meet tomorrow:

The Committee on Judiciary will meet tomorrow at 10:00 a.m. in 208W.

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

›› Completed Legislation


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