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Gary G. Howell (R - Mineral, 56)


Capitol Office:
Room 213E, Building 1
State Capitol Complex
Charleston, WV 25305
Capitol Phone: (304) 340-3192

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


CHAIR: Government Organization
House Rules
Roads and Transportation
Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security

CHAIR: Government Operations
CHAIR: Government Organization
Government Accountability, Transparency and Efficiency Committee


District Counties: Mineral (part)



Delegate Howell was the Lead Sponsor of 35 bills
HB 2004Creating and maintaining a centralized state vehicle inventory systemPendingFinance
HB 2116Establishing a policy for formal recognition of Indian tribesPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2212West Virginia Firearms Freedom ActPendingJudiciary
HB 2215Issuing identification documents to homeless individuals residing at homeless sheltersPendingJudiciary
HB 2320Allowing nonmembers of a political party to request that party’s partisan ballot at a primary electionPendingJudiciary
HB 2337Requiring each public high school to offer a course in computer sciencePendingEducation
HB 2339Intrastate Coal and Use ActPending
HB 2343Requiring the State Police to lease rather than buy vehicles if cost effectivePendingGovernment Organization
HB 2344Transferring the assets of the Library Commission relating to media broadcasting to the Educational Broadcasting AuthorityPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2346Relating to motor vehicle license platesPendingRoads and Transportation
HB 2347Allowing schools licensed to provide barber, cosmetology and related training to hold theory classes and clinical classes at different locationsPending
HB 2348Eliminating any requirement that class hours of students be consecutivePending
HB 2349Relating to driving on the right side of the roadway, overtaking and passingPendingRoads and Transportation
HB 2379Providing a special method for valuation of certain wireless technology property for property taxesPendingFinance
HB 2389Allowing an employer to extend workers' compensation insurance coverage to an employee engaged in volunteer fire fighting and allowing employers a tax creditPendingJudiciary
HB 2402Relating to abandoned antique vehiclesPendingRoads and Transportation
HB 2415Relating to construction of industrial access roads with state fundsPendingRoads and Transportation
HB 2423Relating to the criminal offense of therapeutic deceptionPendingJudiciary
HB 2424Requiring that voter registration information appear on certain state issued identification cardsPendingJudiciary
HB 2427Requiring agencies listed in the online state phone directory to update certain employee informationPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2430Permitting certain holders of concealed weapons permits to carry weapons of the grounds and buildings on the State Capitol ComplexPendingJudiciary
HB 2434Relating to reevaluation of land damaged as a result of natural disasterPendingPolitical Subdivisions
HB 2442Requiring a test that is identical to the civics portion of the naturalization test in order to graduate from high school or obtain a General Educational Development (GED) diplomaPendingEducation
HB 2444Requiring county commissions to maintain websites with specific informationPendingPolitical Subdivisions
HB 2445Allowing automobile auctions to obtain title to abandoned vehiclesPendingRoads and Transportation
HB 2446Relating to the requirement that all executive branch agencies maintain a website that contains specific informationPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2513Relating generally to the tax treatment of manufacturing entitiesPendingSmall Business, Entrepreneurship and Economic Development
HB 2514Creating a special motor vehicle collector license platePendingRoads and Transportation
HB 2515West Virginia Monument and Memorial Protection Act of 2017PendingPolitical Subdivisions
HB 2622Creating and maintaining a centralized state vehicle inventory systemPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2624Relating generally to certification and qualifications of sanitariansPendingHealth and Human Resources
HB 2628Relating generally to the powers and duties of the Board of Medicine and the Board of Osteopathic MedicinePendingHealth and Human Resources
HB 2630Authorizing the West Virginia Board of Medicine and the West Virginia Board of Osteopathic Medicine to share staffPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2631Relating to time standards for disposition of complaint proceedingsPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2680Terminating the West Virginia Nursing Home Administrators Licensing BoardPendingGovernment Organization


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House Of Delegates Creates New Subcommittee Targeting Burdensome Regulations02/10/2017
Delegate Howell Responds To Transfer Of National Guard Units12/30/2015
Delegate Howell Urges Tomblin To Resist Any Effort To Relocate Syrian Refugees To West Virginia11/17/2015
Delegates Howell, Overington Receive Citizenship Awards From National Society Of The Sons Of The American Revolution10/30/2015
Mineral County Delegate Working to Preserve History06/03/2015
House Passes Bill to Make Chapter 30 Boards More Transparent 03/02/2015
Delegate Howell Introduces H.B. 2425 “Graduating Good Citizens Bill”01/28/2015
Delegate Howell Ready For Chairmanship, Excited For Session01/16/2015
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
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