Four additional bills were passed in the Senate today. One is Senate Bill 160 , which is the Budget Bill.
Twenty-nine bills were read for a second time and were advanced to third reading. One is House Bill 4327, which would require pulse oximetry testing for newborns.
The Senate also adopted Senate Resolution 57, which congratulated Wayne County High School Career Technical Education programs.
The following committees will meet today:
Government Organization 1:30 p.m. - 208W
Education 2 p.m. - 451M
Finance 3 p.m. - 451M
Judiciary 3 p.m. - 208W
The Senate is in recess until 5 p.m.
UPDATE:The Senate reconvened briefly this evening to receive committee reports.
House Bill 4119 was recalled from the House. The bill was passed by the Senate after an amendment was stricken and a new one was added and it will be referred to the House for concurrence.
House Bill 4486, which relates to the disclosure of insurance coverage, and House Bill 4482, relating to contribution rates to be paid by a participating public employer under the West Virginia Public Employees Retirement System were among the bills read a first time.
Finance 9:30 a.m. - 451M
The Senate has adjourned until 11 a.m.