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Matthew Rohrbach (R - Cabell, 026)

Deputy Speaker


Capitol Office:
Room 242M, Building 1
State Capitol Complex
Charleston, WV 25305
Capitol Phone: (304) 340-3221

25 Kensington Lane
Huntington, WV 25705
District Phone: (304) 563-9040

Matthew Rohrbach Biography

Date of Birth: May 12th, 1959

Education: Marshall University; Marshall University Medical School; University of Tennessee, internship; University of Kentucky, residency; East Tennessee State University, fellowship

Occupation: Physician

Spouse: Vera A. Rose, M.D.

Children: Rachel

Parents: Henry and Florence Rohrbach

Religion: American Baptist

Town of Birth: Huntington, WV

Affiliations: Teubert Foundation Trustee; Knight of the Golden Horseshoe; Mountaineer Boys State; Masonic Lodge #53


CHAIR: Substance Abuse
Artificial Intelligence
Health and Human Resources
House Rules
Senior, Children, and Family Issues

CHAIR: Insurance and PEIA
Health and Human Resources Accountability


District Counties: Cabell



Delegate Rohrbach was the Lead Sponsor of 31 bills
HB 4172Amend section providing for waiver of tuition and fees for older persons auditing certain college classesPendingEducation
HB 4173Increasing the penalties for exposure of governmental representatives to fentanyl or any other harmful drugPendingJudiciary
HB 4174Prohibit the practice of white baggingPendingHealth and Human Resources
HB 4187Relating to tobacco usage restrictionsPendingHealth and Human Resources
HB 4188Relating to requiring a parolee or probationer found to have suffered with addiction to participate in a support service.Pending
HB 4189Relating to requiring a court to verify certain conditions are met before a child who has been removed from a home may be returned to that home.PendingHealth and Human Resources
HB 4892Relating to the distribution of drugs to safety net providers and contract pharmaciesPendingHealth and Human Resources
HB 4956Creating the Oral Health and Cancer Rights ActPending
HB 4986Relating to computer science and cybersecurity instruction for adult learnersSigned
HB 4997Relating to coverage for the treatment of stuttering.PendingBanking and Insurance
HB 5038Relating to research and economic development agreements for state institutions of higher educationPending
HB 5154Removing liability for mental health professionals providing services in mental hygiene cases involving possible involuntary hospitalizationPendingHealth and Human Resources
HB 5155Require recovery residences to be certified if they receive renumeration from the statePending
HB 5156Prohibiting public disclosure of personal information on the internetPendingJudiciary
HB 5157Relating to contingent increase of tax rate on certain eligible acute care hospitalsSigned
HB 5193Relating to financial exploitation of a person in recoveryPendingJudiciary
HB 5209Relating to requiring the Office of Health Facility Licensure and Certification to inspect office-based medication-assisted treatment programs at least every 24 months.PendingFinance
HB 5239Require all recovery residences to be registered with the statePendingJudiciary
HB 5341Relating to contested election procedure. PendingJudiciary
HB 5342Relating to the applicability of civil causes of action in cases involving surveillance. PendingJudiciary
HB 5361Relating to allowing influenza immunizations to be offered to hospital patientsPendingHealth and Human Resources
HB 5362Clarifying conditions and circumstances where protections are warranted for those performing their duties as expected during the process of election operations, whether those workers are salaried, non-salaried or contractedPendingJudiciary
HB 5372Relating to repeal of severability provisionsPendingJudiciary
HB 5380Relating to Medicaid coverage for blood pressure monitoring devices to be offered to certain persons who have been diagnosed with hypertensionPendingHealth and Human Resources
HB 5399To modify the state auditing practices of the volunteer and part-volunteer fire departmentsPending
HB 5435Establishing the registered apprenticeship to associate of applied science program to be administered by the Council for Community and Technical College EducationSigned
HB 5541Increase to minimum of $2000 as the amount recoverable by fire companies from homeowners insurnace policies for response to fire callPendingJudiciary
HB 5683Relating to a Medicaid state plan amendmentPendingHealth and Human Resources
HB 5684Mandating all Medicaid services in West Virginia be delivered in West VirginiaPendingFinance
HB 5685Relating to Medicaid Cost ContainmentPendingHealth and Human Resources
HB 5686Modifications to the Medical Services Fund Advisory CouncilPendingHealth and Human Resources


Release TitleDate
Statement on behalf of House Health and Human Resources Committee Chairman Matthew Rohrbach03/31/2022
Substance Abuse Committee Chairman Wants to Divert More Funds to Prevention Programs 07/29/2019
Bipartisan Coalition Calls On Attorney General Morrisey to Let Legislature Appropriate Drug Settlement Funds07/29/2019
House of Delegates Passes Opioid Reduction Act03/08/2018
Bipartisan Group of Legislators Return Special Session Pay to State06/09/2016
Delegate Rohrbach Proposes Bill To Create Infrastructure Improvement Projects02/23/2016
Delegate Rohrbach Responds to Huntington CSX Closure01/20/2016
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