The West Virginia School for the Deaf and the Blind performed a rendition of "Country Roads" and two other songs for the Senate today.
The Senate recognized the Greenbrier Valley Polar Bear Plunge Club upon the adoption of Senate Resolution 34. Disability Advocacy Day was also recognized by the Senate upon the adoption of Senate Resolution 35.
Upon being reported from committee, four bills were read a first time prior to second committee reference. One of those bills, Senate Bill 610, would require insurance providers to cover costs of non-narcotic pain relief treatment systems. Additionally, 21 bills were read a first time and advanced to second reading.
All eight bills that were read a third time were passed and move to the House for further consideration. Senate Bill 376, one of the bills passed, would require certain construction workers to complete OSHA safety program.
The following committees will meet today:
The following committees will meet tomorrow:
The Senate is in recess until 4:30 p.m.
The Senate reconvened this afternoon to receieve committee reports and to read nine bills a first time prior to their second committee reference. The Senate also read Senate Joint Resolution 12 a first time prior to it's second reference to the Finance Comittee.
The Senate is in recess until 11:00 a.m. tomorrow.