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Gary G. Howell (R - Mineral, 56)


Capitol Office:
Room 150R, Building 1
State Capitol Complex
Charleston, WV 25305
Capitol Phone: (304) 340-3191

P.O. Box 39
Keyser, WV, 26726
Home Phone: (304) 788-6554
Business Phone: (304) 790-9022


MINORITY CHAIR: Government Organization
Industry & Labor
Roads and Transportation
Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security

MINORITY CHAIR: Government Organization
Government Organization Subcommittee A
Government Organization Subcommittee B
Government Organization Subcommittee C
Veterans' Affairs


District Counties: Mineral (part)



Delegate Howell was the Lead Sponsor of 33 bills
HB 2038Clarifying the notice and service requirements for a notice to redeem to be provided to the delinquent taxpayer at the mailing address for the subject propertyPendingFinance
HB 2096Relating to the remediation and disclosure of clandestine drug laboratoriesPendingJudiciary
HB 2100Adding one family court judge to the twenty-third family court circuitPendingJudiciary
HB 2127Prohibiting the modification of mufflers resulting in excessive noise levelsPendingRoads and Transportation
HB 2135Permitting those individuals who have been issued concealed weapons permits to keep loaded firearms in their motor vehicles on the State Capitol Complex groundsPendingJudiciary
HB 2189Creating a magistrate court deputy clerk for Mineral countyPendingJudiciary
HB 2214Intrastate Coal and Use ActPendingEnergy
HB 2396Eliminating the motor fuels tax on heating oil for residential use by eligible seniorsPendingSenior Citizen Issues
HB 2427West Virginia Firearms Freedom ActPendingJudiciary
HB 2459Permitting certain holders of concealed weapons permits to carry weapons of the grounds and buildings on the State Capitol ComplexPendingJudiciary
HB 2771Relating to electionsPendingJudiciary
HB 2774Relating to the effects of a criminal conviction and incarceration on a municipal officerPendingJudiciary
HB 2950Providing cable operators and satellite television providers a tax credit for offering consumers ala carte servicePendingFinance
HB 2981Providing that historical reenactors are not violating the provision prohibiting unlawful military organizationsPendingJudiciary
HB 3040Relating generally to the tax treatment of manufacturing entitiesPendingSmall Business, Entrepreneurship and Economic Development
HB 3048Authorizing county commissions to hear actions for ejectment and other actionsPendingPolitical Subdivisions
HB 3056Providing a special method for valuation of certain wireless technology property for property taxesPendingJudiciary
HB 3057Establishing the offense of operating a motor vehicle using a wearable computer with a head-mounted displayPendingRoads and Transportation
HB 4009Permitting institutions of higher education to perform background checksPendingEducation
HB 4124Relating to required orientation sessions for state licensing boardsPendingGovernment Organization
HB 4128Requiring boards of examination or registration to maintain a list of disciplinary actions on a public access websitePendingGovernment Organization
HB 4129Relating to the sale of real property by the Division of HighwaysPendingPolitical Subdivisions
HB 4130Creating the crime of prohibited sexual contact by a psychotherapistPendingJudiciary
HB 4131Requiring certain boards of examination or registration to conduct a nationwide criminal background check on all applicantsPendingGovernment Organization
HB 4170Requiring a person convicted of a prior felony drug offense to have a valid prescription to purchase ephedrine, pseudoephedrine or phenylpropanolaminePendingHealth and Human Resources
HB 4171Requiring local governmental bodies to approve rules promulgated by local boards of healthPendingPolitical Subdivisions
HB 4200Relating to possession of concealed deadly weapons in certain buildings owned by the statePendingPolitical Subdivisions
HB 4234Adding jail time to penalties for certain types of criminal trespassPendingJudiciary
HB 4248Requiring a criminal penalty for all first offenses of driving under the influence of alcohol, controlled substances or drugsPendingJudiciary
HB 4265Defining collector motor vehicle and a motor vehicle collectorPendingRoads and Transportation
HB 4391Relating to Dealer Recovery FundPendingJudiciary
HB 4400Allowing deputy assessors to be residents of a contiguous county in a contiguous statePendingPolitical Subdivisions
HB 4447Relating to state procurementPendingJudiciary


Release TitleDate
Republican Delegates Fought for Coal Before New EPA Standards06/06/2014
Delegate Looks Toward Inter-Connectivity For Solution To Water Woes02/05/2014
Delegate Howell Named National Chairman of State Auto Caucus | Specialty Equipment Market Association11/18/2013
Delegate Howell Seeks balanced Highway Solutions, Not Higher Taxes05/30/2013
Delegate Howell Continues to Fight for West Virginia Coal02/18/2013
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