The Senate reconvened to take up House messages. The Senate concurred with the House on 14 bills, thus completing legislative action. One of the bills that completed is Senate Bill 55
, which would extend the expiration date for certain diesel-powered motor vehicle idling restrictions.
The Senate refused to concur with the House on 13 bills and appointed conference committees to discuss the bills. One bill that was placed in a conference committee is Senate Bill 371, which would provide school system under declared state of emergency participate as innovation zone pilot project.
The following conference committees will meet today:
Senate Bill 371 6:00 p.m. - 451M
Senate Bill 418 7:45 p.m. - Rear of House Chamber
House Bill 4105 7:45 p.m. - 434M
The Senate is in recess until 6:30 p.m.
UPDATE: The Senate completed legislative action on 16 bills and passed 2 others. Among completed legislation is Senate Bill 615, which conforms the WV Water Pollution Control Act with the federal Clean Water Act and Senate Bill 661, which relates to data sharing among state education providers.
Conference committees are currently meeting to address Senate Bill 211, Senate Bill 212, Senate Bill 418, Senate Bill 501, Senate Bill 597; House Bill 2278, House Bill 4053 and House Bill 4396.
The Senate is in recess until 8:30 p.m.
UPDATE: The Senate reconvened to complete legislative action on five bills. These bills included House Bill 4522, Senate Bill 161, Senate Bill 477, Senate Bill 618, and Senate Bill 678.
The Senate is in recess until 10:00 p.m.