One of the first actions taken on the Senate floor today involved completeing Senate Bill 469
, also known as the OPEB bill. The bill passed unanimously, with two Senators absent. The bill now awaits the Governor's signature. If signed, the bill will eliminate the last unfunded liability West Virginia faces.
In addition to passing Senate Bill 469, the Senate adopted Senate Resolution 25, which designates February 10th as Higher Education Day.
Four bills, including Senate Bill 404, Senate Bill 409, Senate Bill 418 and Senate Bill 484, were advanced from second to third reading.
Fourteen bills were also introduced into the Senate today. Two such bills include: Senate Bill 564, which would create an Aviation Fund and Fleet Management Office Fund, as well as Senate Bill 571, which involves licensing wine sales at professional baseball stadiums.
The Senate is adjourned until 11 a.m. on Monday.