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Wednesday, January 25, 2012 - 01:01 PM

Senate Completes First Piece of Legislation
Today, the Senate completed the first piece of legislation for the 80th regular session. Senate Bill 4086, also known as "the cracker plant bill," will provide tax incentives for companies willing to locate large scale industrial plants in West Virginia. This piece of legislation now awaits the Governor's signature. If signed, the bill will become the first law passed this session. Senate Bill 7, which would allow police, fire and emergency service providers, to possess Naloxone to administer in suspected narcotic drug overdoses, was also passed through the Senate.

In addition to House Bill 4086, 18 bills were also introduced to the Senate today, including Senate Bill 209 and Senate Bill 210

The following committee meetings will be held this afternoon:
Finance- 3 p.m.- 451M
Judiciary- 3 p.m.- 208W
Natural Resources- 1 p.m.- 208W

The following committee meeting will be held tomorrow morning:
Finance- 9 a.m.- 451M
Health and Human Resources- 1 p.m.- 451M
Judiciary- 10 a.m.- 208W
Banking and Insurance- 2 p.m.- 208W
Education- 2 p.m.- 451M

The Senate will reconvene tomorrow at 11 a.m.

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