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Wednesday, February 15, 2012 - 01:11 PM

Senate Declares Nurses Unity Day and Passes 10 Bills
A special resolution in the Senate declared today to be Nurses Unity Day, and it was stated that one in every 43 West Virginians is a nurse.

In addition, several bills passed unanimously in the Senate with only one receiving a vote of opposition. Senate Bill 408 would make it a criminal offense to deface public or private property, specifically in regards to graffiti, and Senate Bill 75 is meant to ensure that the money donated to animal rescue facilities is being used for the care of the animals and not for personal means.

Senate Bill 214 was the only bill on second reading today, and is in regards to sunset review requirements for establishments.

There were nine bills read on first reading and a total of 18 bills were introduced to the Senate floor.

The following committees will meet today:
Natural Resources- 1 p.m.- 208W
Judiciary- 3 p.m.- 208W
Finance- 3 p.m.- 451M

The following committees will meet tomorrow morning:
Judiciary- 3 p.m.- 208W

The Senate is adjourned until 11:00 a.m. tomorrow.

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