The House met today to complete legislation on 17 bills.
Of the 17 bills passed was Senate Bill 387, which relates to family court judge supervision of criminal background investigations. This bill would grant family court judges the authority to compel and supervise investigation on the background of a criminal when appropriate.
House Bill 2815 was also completed. This bill would clarify and modify the process of appointing and terminating guardians for minors in the primary context of administration of estates and trusts. This bill addresses who may file a petition for guardianship of a minor, venue, interaction with other court cases, service requirements, circumstances that may warrant appointment of a guardian, and more.
The House also adopted House Resolution 35 today. This resolution recognizes the 100th year of the West Virginia Division of Highways.
The House is in recess until 1:30 p.m. today.