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Wednesday, February 05, 2014 - 02:11 PM

Senate Recognizes Social Worker's Day, Preston County Day, & Mine Rescue Team

The Senate convened at 11 a.m. today to recognize Social Worker's Day, Preston County Day and the Pinnacle Blue Mine Rescue Team.

Senate Resolutions 15 and 16 were approved, recognizing today as Social Worker's Day and Preston County Day, respectively. Senate Resolution 17 recognized the Pinnacle Blue Mine Rescue Team for their performance in the National Coal Mine Rescue Competition.

The Senate passed five bills today, including Senate Bill 387, which clarifies that officer have legal custody of their prisoners when in West Virginia. Senate Bill 395, relating to the operation and oversight of certain human services benefit programs, passed today as well.

Other bills passed were Senate Bill 357 and House Bills 4177 and 4182. Senate Bills 387, 395 and 357 will be communicated to the House of Delegates for their approval. House Bills 4177 and 4182 have completed legislation and will be sent to the governor.

There were also 12 bills introduced.

Among the bills introduced today was Senate Bill 493, which would exclude days a student was suspended when determining truancy. Senate Bill 497 was introduced as well, which would remove restrictions as to where certain lottery games are permitted to be played.

Senate Bill 353 had its second reading today and Senate Bill 336 had its first reading.

The following committees will meet today:

  • Senate Economic Development at 1 p.m. in 451M
  • Senate Government Organization in 208W
  • Senate Natural Resources at 2 p.m. in 451M
  • Senate Finance at 3 p.m. in 451M
  • Senate Judiciary at 3 p.m. in 208W

The following committees will meet tomorrow:

  • Senate Banking and Insurance at 10 a.m. in 208W
  • Senate Finance at 10 a.m. in 451M

The Senate is adjourned until 11 a.m. tomorrow.

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