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Jack Yost (D - Brooke, 01)


Capitol Office:
Room 214W, Building 1
State Capitol Complex
Charleston, WV 25305
Capitol Phone: (304) 357-7984

1413 Pleasant Avenue
Wellsburg, WV, 26070
Home Phone: (304) 737-2720
Business Phone: (304) 737-2720


CHAIR: Labor
VICE CHAIR: Military
Energy, Industry and Mining
Government Organization
Health and Human Resources

CHAIR: Labor and Worker Safety Issues
VICE CHAIR: Veterans' Affairs
Equal Pay Commission
Finance Subcommittee B
Government Organization
Government Organization Subcommittee B
Health Subcommittee B
Minority Issues


District Counties: Brooke, Hancock, Marshall (part), Ohio



Senator Yost was the Lead Sponsor of 33 bills
SB 91Requiring state uniforms be manufactured in USPending
SB 236Exempting all military, National Guard and reserve income from state income taxesPending
SB 237Increasing personal income tax exemption on military, National Guard and reserve retirement incomePending
SB 238Lowering threshold requiring low-bid government construction contractors submit subcontractor listPending
SB 239Requiring workers painting state bridges complete SSPC Coating Application Specialist ProgramPending
SB 240Relating to meeting and conference rights for members of municipal police or fire departmentsPending
SB 241Creating Keep Jobs in West Virginia ActPending
SB 242Creating State Labor Relations ActPending
SB 243Relating to Class C courtesy statewide hunting and fishing licenses for certain military personnelPendingNatural Resources
SB 244Facilitating compilation and availability of birth parents' social and medical histories prior to adoptionPendingJudiciary
SB 245Relating to Class C courtesy statewide hunting and fishing licenses for certain military personnelPendingNatural Resources
SB 246Allowing real property co-owner become sole owner under certain circumstancesPendingJudiciary
SB 247Removing statutory salary provision of Executive Director of Women's CommissionPending
SB 248Creating Equal Pay Coordinator within Division of PersonnelPending
SB 249Providing state park campground discounts for National Guard and reservePendingNatural Resources
SB 277Relating to temporary reassignment of injured or ill school service personnelPendingEducation
SB 337Authorizing DOH increase gross weight limitations on certain Brooke County roadsPending
SB 354Requiring Workforce Investment Council provide local boards information about certain male-dominated jobsPending
SB 376Requiring certain construction workers complete OSHA safety programSigned
SB 389Regulating and legalizing sale of fireworks and imposing fee to benefit Veterans Program FundPendingJudiciary
SB 411Raising minimum wagePendingFinance
SB 516Modifying guidelines for medical treatment to injured workersPending
SB 517Providing liberal weighing of evidence for workers's compensation claimsPendingBanking and Insurance
SB 518Relating to workers' compensation benefits for firefighters; other provisionsPendingJudiciary
SB 519Relating to workers' compensation benefits for occupational pneumoconiosisPendingJudiciary
SB 520Declaring remedial component of workers' compensation laws receive liberal constructionPendingJudiciary
SB 521Relating to classification and criteria for disability benefitsPendingJudiciary
SB 522Relating to delivery of medical benefits to injured workersPendingJudiciary
SB 524Requiring prompt payment of workers' compensation benefitsPendingBanking and Insurance
SB 573Establishing cook-meal ratios for full-day and half-day school cooks PendingEducation
SB 592Creating felony offense of knowingly leaving crash scene resulting in serious bodily injuryPendingJudiciary
SB 600Relating to municipal ordinance compliance regarding dwellings unfit for habitation and vacant buildings and propertiesSigned
SB 624Establishing substance abuse screening circumstances requiring miner certification suspension or revocationPending


Release TitleDate
Senator Takes Part in 2014 Rising State Leaders Tour of Western Canada07/15/2014
Legislators Obtain Small Cities Block Grant for Sewer Extension Project01/07/2014
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