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Craig Blair (R - Berkeley, 15)

Majority Whip


Capitol Office:
Room 217W, Building 1
State Capitol Complex
Charleston, WV 25305
Capitol Phone: (304) 357-7867

47 Wasser Drive
Martinsburg, WV, 25403
Home Phone: (304) 754-5040
Business Phone: (304) 754-9031


CHAIR: Government Organization
VICE CHAIR: Select Committee on Tax Reform
Economic Development
Energy, Industry and Mining

CHAIR: Government Operations
CHAIR: Government Organization
CHAIR: Regional Jail and Correctional Facility Authority
Children and Families
Council of Finance and Administration
Dept of Transportation Accountability
Government Accountability, Transparency and Efficiency Committee
Government and Finance
Labor and Worker Safety Issues


District Counties: Berkeley (part), Hampshire, Mineral (part), Morgan



Senator Blair was the Lead Sponsor of 40 bills
SB 164Relating to traffic regulations and special load limitsPending
SB 165Allowing county commissions and municipalities adopt building codes equal to or less stringent than state building codePending
SB 166Requiring protective fencing on newly constructed or significantly improved overpassesPending
SB 172Eliminating salary for Water Development Authority board membersPending
SB 173Relating to autocyclesPending
SB 174Exempting transportation of household goods from PSC jurisdictionPendingGovernment Organization
SB 180Relating to PSC jurisdiction over certain telephone company and internet services Pending
SB 182Providing procedures that prevent disqualifying low bids for government construction contracts due to document technicalitiesPending
SB 183Transferring Division of Forestry from Department of Commerce to Department of AgriculturePendingAgriculture
SB 184Transitioning WV School of Osteopathic Medicine to nonprofit corporationPending
SB 185Allowing spending units designate fund into which proceeds from sale of surplus property must be depositedPendingFinance
SB 189Establishing that shared legal and physical custody of child in divorce cases is in best interest of childPendingHealth and Human Resources
SB 190Eliminating bidders' preference for in-state vendors on state contractsPending
SB 195Terminating WV Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy Technology Board of ExaminersPending
SB 196Terminating WV Massage Therapy Licensure BoardPending
SB 201Exploring potential sale, renovation or leasing of certain state-owned health care facilitiesPendingHealth and Human Resources
SB 221Relating to composition of PEIA Finance BoardPending
SB 244Encouraging and facilitating efficient and economic development of oil and gas resourcesPendingJudiciary
SB 245Permitting natural gas companies enter private property without prior consent of owner for limited purposesPendingJudiciary
SB 254Terminating WV Nursing Home Administrators Licensing BoardPending
SB 255Relating to filling vacancies on county commissions and other county officesPendingJudiciary
SB 262Allowing signs for public office candidates on right-of-way of public road or highwayPending
SB 263Creating exemption from certain contract and common carrier laws for vehicles used exclusively for transportation of railroad personnelPending
SB 264Providing salaries of appointed officers be fixed by GovernorPending
SB 266Establishing Fleet Management Office within Department of AdministrationPending
SB 267Requiring agencies in online phone directory update certain employee informationPending
SB 268Requiring county commissions maintain websites with specific informationPending
SB 269Requiring all executive branch agencies maintain website with specific informationPending
SB 274Relating to public higher education personnelPendingEducation
SB 275Requiring WV Tax Commissioner include short survey on personal income tax returnPendingFinance
SB 277Creating Intermediate Court of AppealsPendingJudiciary
SB 284Relating to issuance of registration plates for governmental vehicles by DMVPending
SB 287Relating generally to damages for medical monitoringPendingJudiciary
SB 309Authorizing counties to offer customized license plates for that countyPending
SB 310Exempting certain hotel rooms from hotel occupancy taxPendingFinance
SB 311Classifying convention and visitor's bureau as public agencyPending
SB 316Requiring individuals receiving unemployment compensation apply for and accept seasonal employmentPending
SB 337Hiring correctional officers without regard to placement on correctional officer registerPending
SB 346Relating generally to jurisdiction of PSC over motor carriersPending
SB 350Allowing licensed professional counselors be issued temporary permitPending


Release TitleDate
Senator Blair Announces Launch of 'Report It WV' Hotline08/03/2016
Senate Government Organization Committee Passes Bill to Return State Employees to Semimonthly Pay Schedule02/19/2016
Senate Government Organization Committee to Tackle Comprehensive Regulatory Reform02/02/2016
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