Today in the Legislature

Monday, February 25, 2013 - 02:46 PM

House Honors Wounded Deputy Sheriff
Today the House of Delegates presented a citation to Roane County Deputy Sheriff John Westfall who was injured in the line of duty late August last year. He was joined by his wife and three children.

House Resolution 42 was also adopted requesting that the portion of the King Coal highway that runs through Mingo County be named in honor of Mike Whitt. Whitt was an integral citizen to Mingo County and was vital to the development of this highway. They presented his family with the resolution to formally name the highway the Mike Whitt Visionary Leadership Highway.

United States Congressman Nick Joe Rahall was also in attendance during the floor session today.

House Bill 2173, which relates to costs of indigent funeral costs, had its third reading today and was passed. It now heads to the Senate for its consideration.

House Bill 2477, which would allow for certain auxiliary lighting on motorcycles, had its first reading today.

Committees Meeting Today:

House Judiciary Committee: 2:00 p.m. in 410M
House Finance Committee: 2:00 p.m in 460M
House Government and Organization 2:00 p.m in 215E
House Education Committee 3:00 p.m. in 434M

Committees Meeting Tomorrow:

House Finance Committee: 9:00 a.m. in 460M

House will reconvene tomorrow at 11:00 a.m.

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