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Around the Rotunda: Legislative, committee schedule for Wednesday, Feb. 27


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Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019
50th Day of the Legislative Session

Rotunda and social activities:  Deaf Awareness Day, Upper House and Senate Rotundas.

 

SENATE

Senate to convene at 11 a.m. 

On The Agenda

RESOLUTIONS

 

  • SR 62: Memorializing life of Honorable R. Michael Shaw, Sr., former member of WV Senate
  • SR 63: Recognizing Girl Scouts of Black Diamond Council

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

 

  • SCR 45: US Army Corporal T-5 Albert John “Engine” Arco Memorial Bridge

 

THIRD READING

 

  • Eng. Com. Sub. for SB 105: Creating offense of impaired operation of motor vehicle placing nonpassengers at risk of physical injury (original similar to HB 2822)
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for SB 318: Transferring Medicaid Fraud Control Unit to Attorney General’s office (original similar to HB 2867)
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for SB 326: Reorganizing state agencies involved in emergency and disaster planning – (With right to amend) (original similar to HB 2482)
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for Com. Sub. for SB 348: Relating to tobacco usage restrictions
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for SB 379: Permitting county board of education to include faith-based electives in drug prevention programs
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for SB 396: Waiving occupational licensing fees for low-income individuals and military families
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for SB 412: Establishing Katherine Johnson Fair Pay Act of 2019
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for SB 414: Creating Protect Our Right to Unite Act
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for SB 464: Modifying licensing requirements for telemedicine and surgery or podiatry (original similar to HB 3089)
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for SB 467: Clarifying PSC jurisdiction over water and sewer utilities (original similar to HB 2946)
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for SB 487: Relating to admissibility of health care staffing requirements in litigation
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for Com. Sub. for SB 522: Creating Special Road Repair Fund
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for SB 530: Relating to state employee merit system – (With right to amend)
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for Com. Sub. for SB 543: Relating generally to automobile warranties and inspections
  • Eng. SB 555: Relating to authority of Higher Education Policy Commission
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for SB 564: Expanding comprehensive coverage for pregnant women through Medicaid
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for Com. Sub. for SB 574: Permitting authorized physician order involuntary hospitalization of individual if physician believes addicted or mentally ill
  • Eng. SB 605: Permitting Secondary Schools Athletic Commission discipline schools for not following protocol for concussions and head injuries
  • Eng. SB 625: Clarifying and defining authority of State Athletic Commission (original similar to SB 644)
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for Com. Sub. for SB 632: Improving student safety
  • Eng. SB 633: Authorizing Board of Physical Therapy conduct criminal background checks on applicants for licenses
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for SB 637: Relating to revocation, cancellation, or suspension of business registration certificates
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for SB 657: Providing consumer protection regarding self-propelled farm equipment
  • Eng. SB 658: Relating to motor vehicle salesperson licenses
  • Eng. SB 671: Eliminating State Fire Marshal report on transfer of authority and responsibility of providing fire service to counties
  • Eng. SB 672: Authorizing School Building Authority to promulgate legislative rules – (With right to amend)
  • Eng. SB 673: Relating to public higher education accountability and planning
  • Eng. SB 674: Supplemental appropriation to Division of Human Services
  • Eng. SB 675: Requiring DEP create and implement Adopt-A-Stream Program – (With right to amend)
  • Eng. SB 676: Relating to off-road vehicle recreation
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for HB 2740: Barring a parent from inheriting from a child in certain instances (original similar to SB 482)
  • Eng. HB 2746: Relating to administration of estates (original similar to SB 480)

 

SECOND READING

 

  • Eng. Com. Sub. for HB 2690: Relating to guaranty associations (original similar to SB 506)
  • Eng. HB 2827: Removing the residency requirements for hiring deputy assessors (original similar to SB 565)

 

Committees

Daily Committee Schedule: 

 

3 p.m.: Judiciary (208W)

  • HB 2362: Ardala Miller Memorial Act
  • HB 3083: Adding temporary work during the legislative session as exclusion to the term employment for purposes of unemployment compensation
  • Originating Senate Concurrent Resolution 1: Requesting study of wages of person with disabilities (SB 659)

 

3 p.m.: Finance (451M)

  • HB 2311: Exempting short-term license holders to submit information to the State Tax Commission once the term of the permit has expired
  • Com. Sub. for HB 2405: Imposing a healthcare related provider tax on certain health care organizations
  • Com. Sub. for HB 2734: Relating to reduced rates for low-income residential customers of privately owned sewer and combined water and sewer utilities
  • HB 2828: Relating to Qualified Opportunity Zones
  • HB 3045: Exempting certain complimentary hotel rooms from hotel occupancy tax

 

(Additional afternoon committee meetings to be announced from the floor during the 11 a.m. Floor Session.)

 

 

HOUSE OF DELEGATES: 

House to convene at 11 a.m.

SPECIAL CALENDAR **

On the agenda:

Citation Presentations Scheduled in House Chamber:

  • 10 a.m. – Deaf Awareness Day Citation, Delegate Rowan
  • 10:15 a.m. – Logan Middle School, Delegate Tomblin
  • 11 a.m. – Performance by students from the West Virginia Schools for the Deaf & Blind

THIRD READING – For Passage

  • Com. Sub. for H. B. 2079 – Removing certain limitations on medical cannabis grower, processor and dispensary licenses
  • Com. Sub. for H. B. 2397 – Requiring county school boards to provide adequate mental health and counseling services
  • Com. Sub. for H. B. 2519 – The Campus Self Defense Act [Amendments Pending]
  • Com. Sub. for H. B. 2595 – Establishing the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources Police Officer Retirement System [Right to Amend]
  • H. B. 2729 – Recognition of Emergency Medical Services Personnel Licensure Interstate Compact
  • Com. Sub. for H. B. 2843 – Creating an Office for Federal Surplus Property
  • Com. Sub. for H. B. 2882 – Creating a health professionals’ student loan programs
  • Com. Sub. for H. B. 2931 – Clarifying that the State Lottery Commission has no authority over nonlottery games
  • H. B. 2932 – Transferring regulation and licensing of charitable bingo, charitable raffles, and charitable raffle boards
  • Com. Sub. for H. B. 2941 – Reinstating the film investment tax credit
  • Com. Sub. for H. B. 2951 – Placing the regulation of non-medical professions and occupations in a new chapter of the code
  • H. B. 2966 – County Budget Flexibility Act
  • Com. Sub. for H. B. 2967 – Permitting a county to retain the excise taxes for the privilege of transferring title of real estate
  • Com. Sub. for H. B. 3105 – Permitting the Alcohol Beverage Control Administration to request the assistance of law enforcement
  • H. B. 3127 – Relating to the Secondary School Activities Commission and participation by home schooled students
  • H. B. 3136 – Relating to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
  • H. B. 3137 – Relating to the personal income tax fund
  • H. B. 3142 – Relating to reducing the severance tax on thermal or steam coal
  • H. B. 3144 – North Central Appalachian Coal Severance Tax Rebate Act
  • H. B. 3146 – Relating to retail licensees
  • H. B. 3148 – Making a supplementary appropriation to the Department of Health and Human Resources, Division of Human Services
  • H. B. 3149 – Relating to manufacturing and producing hard cider in West Virginia

SECOND READING – Amendment Stage

  • Com. Sub. for S. B. 157 – Authorizing Department of Administration promulgate legislative rules
  • Com. Sub. for S. B. 295 – Relating to crimes against public justice
  • S. B. 440 – Relating to Antihazing Law
  • S. B. 453 – Relating to background checks of certain financial institutions (Judiciary Committee Amendment Pending)
  • Com. Sub. for S. B. 510 – Relating to medical professional liability

 

Committees

Daily Committee Schedule

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