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Around the Rotunda: Legislative, Committee Schedule for Wednesday, Feb. 15

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SENATE:                      

Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017

REVIEW BILLS INTRODUCED

Senate convenes at 11 a.m. 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

  1. C. R. 10 – US Army SGT Arthur George Roush Memorial Bridge
  2. C. R. 11 – USMC Lance Corporal Edwin Russell ‘Snook’ Danehart Memorial Bridge
  3. C. R. 12 – Requesting Joint Committee on Children and Families study government benefit programs

THIRD READING

Eng. Com. Sub. for S. B. 151 – Authorizing Department of Administration promulgate legislative rules (original similar to HB2284)

Eng. S. B. 169 – Repealing article providing assistance to Korea and Vietnam veterans exposed to certain chemical defoliants

Eng. S. B. 170 – Repealing state hemophilia program

Eng. S. B. 171 – Repealing Programs of All-Inclusive Care for Elderly

Eng. S. B. 176 – Repealing article concerning detection of tuberculosis, high blood pressure and diabetes

Eng. S. B. 237 – Repealing obsolete rules of Department of Revenue – (Com. title amend. pending)

SECOND READING

 B. 174 – Exempting transportation of household goods from PSC jurisdiction – (Com. amend. pending)

FIRST READING

Com. Sub. for S. B. 127 – Authorizing Department of Revenue to promulgate legislative rules (original similar to HB2230)

Com. Sub. for S. B. 230 – Relating to WV officials carrying concealed firearm nationwide

Com. Sub. for S. B. 233 – Excluding from protection oral communications uttered in child care center under Wiretapping and Electronic Surveillance Act

 

Committee Schedule

  • Scheduled Committee Meetings
    • 10 a.m.: Workforce (208W)
      • SB 191: Relating to tax credits for apprenticeship training in construction trades
      • Com. Sub. for SB 222: Providing disqualification for unemployment benefits for individual who left or lost job as result of strike
    • 1 p.m.: Economic Development (208W)
      • SB 238: Increasing tax credits allowed for rehabilitation of certified historic structures
    • 2 p.m.: Agriculture and Rural Development (208W)
      • SB 25: Creating farm-to-food bank tax credit
      • SB 27: Permitting sale of home-based, micro-processed foods at farmers markets
    • 2 p.m.: Pensions (451M)
      • Presentations by Craig Slaughter, Chief Executive Officer, West Virginia Investment Management Board;Blair Taylor, Executive Director, Municipal Pensions Oversight Board; Jeffrey Fleck, Executive Director, Consolidated Public Retirement Board
    • 3 p.m.: Finance (451M)
      • Budget Hearing: West Virginia State Treasurer
      • Budget Hearing: West Virginia State Auditor
    • 3 p.m.: Judiciary (208W)
      • Agenda TBA

 

HOUSE OF DELEGATES: 

Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017 

REVIEW BILLS INTRODUCED

House convenes at 11 a.m.

THIRD READING

Com. Sub. for H. B. 2006 –     Increasing the penalties for violating the Whistle-blower Law (Shott) (Regular)

FIRST READING

Com. Sub. for H. B. 2099 –     Defining the act of leaving the scene of a crash involving death or serious bodily injury as a felony; Erin’s Law (Shott) (Regular)

 

Committee Schedule:

COMMITTEE ON GOVERNMENT ORGANIZATION – 9 A.M. – ROOM 215E

 

  • Consideration of HB 2241, Barbers and Cosmetologists, W.Va. Board of Operation of Barber, Beauty, Nail and Aesthetic Shops/Salons, and Schools of Barbering and Beauty Culture. (JUD)
  • Consideration of HB 2240, Barbers and Cosmetologists, W.Va. Board of, Operational Standards for Schools of Barbering, Cosmetology, Hair Styling, Nail Technology and Aesthetics. (JUD)
  • Consideration of HB 2299, Barbers and Cosmetologists, W.Va. Board of Waxing Specialist. (JUD)
  • Consideration of HB 2298, Barbers and Cosmetologists, W.Va. Board of Continuing Education. (JUD)
  • Consideration of HB 2243, Barbers and Cosmetologists, W.Va. Board of Barber Apprenticeship. (JUD)
  • Consideration of HB 2239, Barbers and Cosmetologists, W.Va. Board of Qualifications, Training, Examination and Certification of Instructors in Barbering and Cosmetology. (JUD)
  • Consideration of HB 2220, Barbers and Cosmetologists, W.Va. Board of, Licensing Schools of Barbering, Cosmetology, Nail Technology and Aesthetics. (JUD)
  • Consideration of HB 2242, Barbers and Cosmetologists, W.Va. Board of Schedule of Fees. (JUD)
  • Consideration of HB 2347, Allowing schools licensed to provide barber, cosmetology and related training to hold theory classes and clinical classes at different locations.
  • Consideration of HB 2348, Eliminating any requirement that class hours of students be consecutive.
  • Discussion of Government Organization Committee Working Groups.

COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY – 9 A.M. – ROOM 418M

  • HB 2319 Relating to candidates or candidate committees for legislative office disclosing contributions
  • HB 2318 Relating generally to human trafficking
  • HB 2379 Providing a special method for valuation of certain wireless technology property for property taxes
  • HB 2001 Relating to ethics and transparency in government
  • HB 2432 Barring persons who are convicted of certain criminal offenses from acquiring property from their victims

 

 

COMMITTEE ON FINANCE – 9 A.M. & 2 P.M. – ROOM 464M

  • 9 a.m. – Budget Hearing with the W.Va. Dept. of Commerce
  • 2 p.m. – Budget Hearing with W.Va. Dept. of Administration.
Following 2 p.m. budget hearing, consideration of the following rules bills:
  • H. B. 2290, Treasurer’s Office, W.Va. State Procedures for Deposit of Monies with the State Treasurer’s Office by State Agencies.
  • H. B. 2291, Treasurer’s Office, W.Va. State Selection of State Depositories for Disbursement Accounts through Competitive Bidding.
  • H. B. 2292, Treasurer’s Office, W.Va. State Selection of State Depositories for Receipt Accounts.
  • H. B. 2293, Treasurer’s Office, W.Va. State Procedures for Processing Payments from the State Treasury.
  • H. B. 2294, Treasurer’s Office, W.Va. State Procedure for Fees in Collections by Charge, Credit or Debit Card or by Electronic Payment.
  • H. B. 2295, Treasurer’s Office, W.Va. State Procedures for Providing Services to Political Subdivisions.

COMMITTEE ON VETERANS’ AFFAIRS AND HOMELAND SECURITY – 1 P.M. – ROOM 434M – (Agenda to be posted.) 

COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION – 2:30 P.M. – ROOM 434M

  • HB 2123 Making the West Virginia Schools for the Deaf and Blind eligible to participate in any and all funding administered or distributed by the West Virginia School Building Authority
  • Overview and Budget Presentation by the Higher Education Policy Commission

 

SUBCOMMITTEE ON ANTI-COMPETITIVE RULES AND REGULATIONS of the HOUSE COMMITTEE ON GOVERNMENT ORGANIZATION
2:00 P.M. – ROOM 215E
(Rules bills, second committee reference in parentheses.) 
  • Consideration of HB 2250, Ethics Commission, W.Va. State Private Gain. (JUD)
  • Consideration of HB 2278, Public Service Commission, W.Va. Telephone Conduit Occupancy. (JUD)
  • Consideration of HB 2285, Sanitarians, W.Va. State Board of Practice of Public Health Sanitation (JUD)
  • Consideration of HB 2286, Secretary of State Voter Registration at the Division of Motor Vehicles. (JUD)
  • Consideration of HB 2287, Secretary of State Voter Registration List Maintenance by the Secretary of State. (JUD)
  • Consideration of HB 2288, Social Work, W.Va. Board of Continuing Education for Social Workers and Providers. (JUD)
  • Consideration of HB 2289, Speech Language Pathology and Audiology, WV Board of Examiners for Licensure of Speech-Pathology and Audiology. (JUD)

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