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WV Press Capitol Daily: West Virginia legislative, committee schedules for Monday, March 15

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CHARLESTON, W.VA. — West Virginia Press Association each day will share the schedules of West Virginia’s State Senate and House of Delegates on WVPress.org and on Facebook and Twitter at @wvpress.

Monday, March 15 – 34th day of the session

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WEST VIRGINIA SENATE:

The Senate will convene at 11 a.m. On the agenda:

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

S. C. R. 25 – McClintic Family Bridge

THIRD READING

Eng. Com. Sub. for S. B. 346 – Authorizing DMV use electronic means when providing notice for licensees and vehicle owners

Eng. Com. Sub. for S. B. 472 – Updating criteria for regulating certain occupations and professions (original similar to HB2909)

Eng. S. B. 523 – Correcting improper code references

Eng. S. B. 529 – Correcting improper citation relating to DMV registration

Eng. Com. Sub. for H. B. 2011 – Eliminating any time requirements for part time personnel to work during a working year – (Com. title amend. pending)

Eng. Com. Sub. for H. B. 2263 – Update the regulation of pharmacy benefit managers

SECOND READING

Com. Sub. for S. B. 303 – Creating Local Government Labor and Consumer Marketing Regulatory Limitation Act (original similar to HB2907)

Com. Sub. for Com. Sub. for S. B. 318 – Relating generally to public notice of unclaimed property held by State Treasurer

Com. Sub. for S. B. 500 – Prohibiting intimidation and retaliation against public officers and employees, jurors, and witnesses

Com. Sub. for S. B. 518 – Relating to grounds for administrative dissolution of certain companies, corporations, and partnerships

Eng. Com. Sub. for H. B. 2006 – Relating to the West Virginia Contractor Licensing Act – (Com. amend. and title amend. pending)

Eng. Com. Sub. for H. B. 2009 – Relating to limitations on the use of wages and agency shop fees by employers and labor organizations for political activities – (Com. amend. pending)

FIRST READING

Com. Sub. for S. B. 28 – Creating Open and Equal Opportunities in Student Activities Act

Com. Sub. for S. B. 297 – Relating generally to modernizing Board of Treasury Investments

S. B. 391 – Relating to study of child protective services and foster care workforce

Com. Sub. for S. B. 431 – Relating to school attendance notification requirements to DMV

Com. Sub. for S. B. 502 – Providing lifetime hunting, fishing, and trapping license to residents, adopted, and foster children under 15

Eng. Com. Sub. for H. B. 2008 – Amending requirements for licensure relating to elevator mechanics, crane operators, HVAC, electricians, and plumbers – (Com. amend. and title amend. pending)

Eng. Com. Sub. for H. B. 2013 – Relating to the Hope Scholarship Program

Eng. Com. Sub. for H. B. 2616 – Amend the reporting to the Governor and the Legislature to have information continuously available on the Office of Health Facility Licensure and Certification’s website – (Com. amend. pending)

SCHEDULED COMMITTEE MEETINGS

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Committee times and agendas are subject to change. Follow @WVSenClerk on Twitter for updates.

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BILLS TO BE INTRODUCED

SB641.    By Sen. Phillips and StollingsAllowing counties to use severance tax proceeds for litter cleanup programsGovernment Organization
SB642.    By Sen. RuckerRequiring legal advertisements by State Auditor be posted to central website (FN)Government Organization then Finance
SB643.    By Sen. SmithRequiring payment of increased costs to volunteer fire departments and EMS units imposed by legislative rules (FN)Government Organization then Finance
SB644.    By Sen. WeldExempting certain persons pursing degree in speech pathology and audiology from license requirementsHealth and Human Resources
SCR26.    By Sen. SmithUS Army TEC5 William “Bill” Thurman King Memorial Bridge 

WEST VIRGINIA HOUSE OF DELEGATES:

House will convene at 11 a.m. On the agenda:

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

S. C. R. 25 – McClintic Family Bridge

THIRD READING

Eng. Com. Sub. for S. B. 346 – Authorizing DMV use electronic means when providing notice for licensees and vehicle owners

Eng. Com. Sub. for S. B. 472 – Updating criteria for regulating certain occupations and professions (original similar to HB2909)

Eng. S. B. 523 – Correcting improper code references

Eng. S. B. 529 – Correcting improper citation relating to DMV registration

Eng. Com. Sub. for H. B. 2011 – Eliminating any time requirements for part time personnel to work during a working year – (Com. title amend. pending)

Eng. Com. Sub. for H. B. 2263 – Update the regulation of pharmacy benefit managers

SECOND READING

Com. Sub. for S. B. 303 – Creating Local Government Labor and Consumer Marketing Regulatory Limitation Act (original similar to HB2907)

Com. Sub. for Com. Sub. for S. B. 318 – Relating generally to public notice of unclaimed property held by State Treasurer

Com. Sub. for S. B. 500 – Prohibiting intimidation and retaliation against public officers and employees, jurors, and witnesses

Com. Sub. for S. B. 518 – Relating to grounds for administrative dissolution of certain companies, corporations, and partnerships

Eng. Com. Sub. for H. B. 2006 – Relating to the West Virginia Contractor Licensing Act – (Com. amend. and title amend. pending)

Eng. Com. Sub. for H. B. 2009 – Relating to limitations on the use of wages and agency shop fees by employers and labor organizations for political activities – (Com. amend. pending)

FIRST READING

Com. Sub. for S. B. 28 – Creating Open and Equal Opportunities in Student Activities Act

Com. Sub. for S. B. 297 – Relating generally to modernizing Board of Treasury Investments

S. B. 391 – Relating to study of child protective services and foster care workforce

Com. Sub. for S. B. 431 – Relating to school attendance notification requirements to DMV

Com. Sub. for S. B. 502 – Providing lifetime hunting, fishing, and trapping license to residents, adopted, and foster children under 15

Eng. Com. Sub. for H. B. 2008 – Amending requirements for licensure relating to elevator mechanics, crane operators, HVAC, electricians, and plumbers – (Com. amend. and title amend. pending)

Eng. Com. Sub. for H. B. 2013 – Relating to the Hope Scholarship Program

Eng. Com. Sub. for H. B. 2616 – Amend the reporting to the Governor and the Legislature to have information continuously available on the Office of Health Facility Licensure and Certification’s website – (Com. amend. pending)

SPECIAL CALENDAR

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

S. C. R. 4 –                              Recognizing June 19 as Juneteenth Day

H. C. R. 9 –                              Urging Congress to call a convention of states to limit terms of office of the US House of Representatives

H. C. R. 35 –                            Requesting the Department of Health and Human Resources to continuously evaluate the child welfare system

H. R. 14 –                                Resolution on West Virginia’s Energy Future

THIRD READING

Com. Sub. for H. B. 2688 –     Allow county political parties to have building funds in a similar manner that state parties are allowed (Capito) (Regular)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 2705 –     Authorizing the Department of Health and Human Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to food establishments (Steele) (Regular)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 2785 –     Relating to public school enrollment for students from out of state (Ellington) (Regular)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 2797 –     Declaring certain claims to be moral obligations of the State (Householder) (Regular)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 2834 –     Adding the Curator of the West Virginia Division of Arts, Culture and History as an ex officio voting member of the commission (Steele) (Regular)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 2877 –     Expand direct health care agreements beyond primary care to include more medical care services (J. Pack) (Regular)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 2891 –     Creating minimum statutory standards for law-enforcement officers (Capito) (Regular)

H. B. 2969 –                             To clarify the procedures for the sale and operation of a municipally owned toll bridge by a private toll transportation facility (Steele) (Regular)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 2972 –     Allowing a person to manufacture a stated amount of alcoholic liquor for personal consumption (Capito) (Regular)

SECOND READING

H. B. 2379 –                             Make criminal invasion of privacy a felony (Capito) (Regular)

H. B. 2493 –                             Providing valuation limitations for coal property taxation and clarifying the penalties for non-filers (Householder) (Regular)

H. B. 2776 –                             Creating the Air Ambulance Patient Protection Act (Capito) (Regular) [Judiciary Committee Amendment Pending]

H. B. 2888 –                             Relating to when contentions can be revived based on forensic scientific evidence that was not available at time of conviction (Capito) (Regular)

FIRST READING

S. B. 404 –                               Modifying well work permits issued by DEP Office of Oil and Gas (Anderson) (Regular)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 2400 –     Authorizing the Division of Highways to promulgate a legislative rule relating to traffic and safety rules (Capito) (Effective From Passage)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 2634 –     Coverage for the treatment of chronic pain (J. Pack) (Regular)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 2794 –     To extend the Neighborhood Investment Program Act to July 1, 2026 and to increase the allowable tax credit from $3,000,000 to $5,000,000 (Householder) (Regular)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 2817 –     Donated Drug Repository Program (J. Pack) (Regular)

H. B. 3078 –                             Relating to powers and duties of the parole board (Capito) (Regular)

H. B. 3081 –                             Updating the West Virginia Business Corporations Act (Westfall) (Effective From Passage)

H. B. 3128 –                             Relating to carrier fees on 911 fee revenues (Capito) (Regular)

H. B. 3131 –                             Relating to correcting internal code references and citations (Capito) (Regular)

H. B. 3133 –                             Relating to motor carrier rates (Capito) (Regular)

SCHEDULED COMMITTEE MEETINGS

Committee on Rules — 10:45 a.m. – Room 434 M

Committee on Government Organization —  1 p.m. – Room 215 E

— Consideration of CS for HB 2633, Creating the 2021 Farm Bill.

— Consideration of HB 2742, Providing explicit authority to process and online driver’s license or identification renewal or reissuance when the applicant needs to update the address.

— Consideration of HB 2914, To remove certain ex officio, voting members from the Archives and History Commission and update formatting.

— Consideration of CS for HB 2823, Exempting buildings or structures utilized exclusively for agricultural purposes from the provisions of the State Building Code.

— Consideration of CS for HB 2174, West Virginia Monument and Memorial Protection Act of 2021.

BILLS TO BE INTRODUCED

HB3135.            By Del. Pritt – Make gold and silver legal tender in WV – To Banking and Insurance then Finance

HB3136.            By Del. Steele, Storch, Householder, Westfall, Clark, Hamrick, Barrett, Foster, Haynes and J. Jeffries – Repeal code relating to wagering or betting on elections – To the Judiciary

HB3137.            By Del. Hardy – To accelerate the conversion of the transfer tax on the privilege of transferring real property from a state excise tax to a county excise tax – To Finance

HB3138.            By Del. Foster, Riley, Paynter, Phillips, Steele and McGeehan – To update the requirements of the state director of health to quarantine and enforce regulations in a specific place  – To Health and Human Resources then the Judiciary

HB3139.            By Del. Maynard, Steele, J. Jeffries, Statler, Booth, Sypolt, Holstein, Queen, Dean and Paynter – To allow for full-time paid employees of a Volunteer Fire Company to participate in the West Virginia Public Employee Retirement System. (FN) – To Pensions and Retirement then Finance

HB3140.            By Del. Walker, Evans, Thompson, Pushkin, Bates, Rowe, Boggs and Doyle – Allowing disabled persons to operate small electric vehicles on the Greenbrier Trail – To Agriculture and Natural Resources  then Government Organization

HB3141.            By Del. Rowe, Hansen, Doyle, Walker, Hornbuckle, Pushkin and Fleischauer – Designating February 3 as “Freedom Day,” to memorialize the February 3, 1865 Act by the Legislature that abolished slavery in West Virginia – To Government Organization

HB3142.            By Del. Barnhart – Relating to electric bicycles – To Technology and Infrastructure then the Judiciary

HB3143.            By Del. Pritt – Prohibit county clerk from charging or prohibiting person from taking pictures of public documents – To the Judiciary

HB3144.            By Del. Pritt – Repeal section relating to circuit courts having limited jurisdiction to hear divorce cases – To the Judiciary

HB3145.            By Del. Pushkin – Providing certain exemptions from recovery residence standards for group housing facilities of 50 beds or more – To Health and Human Resources

HB3146.            By Del. Barnhart, Keaton, G. Ward, Ferrell, McGeehan, Phillips, D. Jeffries and J. Kelly – Relating to the review of certain executive orders issued by the President of the United States – To the Judiciary

HB3147.            By Del. Doyle and Evans – Increasing the tax on the privilege of severing natural gas and oil (FN) – To Energy and Manufacturing then Finance

HB3148.            By Del. Holstein – To create a renewable 2 year state level grant for foster parent screening (FN) – To Health and Human Resources then the Judiciary

HB3149.            By Del. Statler and Kessinger – Revise existing standards and establish the burden of proof imposed on civil litigants seeking to circumvent corporate structure in civil litigation – To the Judiciary

HB3150.            By Del. Barrett – To cap the cost of in-state tuition for West Virginia universities and colleges who receive in state funding (FN) – To Education then Finance

HB3151.            By Del. Barrett – To phase out magisterial districts in West Virginia by 2024 – To the Judiciary

HB3152.            By Del. Riley – Exempt interest payments on deposits held less than 18 months – To the Judiciary

HB3153.            By Del. McGeehan – Eliminate the WV Fusion Center (FN) – To Veterans’ Affairs and Homeland Security then Government Organization

HB3154.            By Del. Barrett – To restrict what charities candidates may contribute to with excess campaign cash – To the Judiciary

HB3155.            By Del. Fast, Householder, Criss, Mazzocchi, Lovejoy, Nestor and Bruce – Provide for a raise for private investigators hired by public defender offices or court appointed panel attorneys (FN) – To Finance

HB3156.            By Del. Holstein – To ban The Prevalent and Intrusive Chinese Communist Parties Confucius institutions in West Virginia – To Education then the Judiciary

HB3157.            By Del. Kimble, Holstein, Hanna, Keaton, Kessinger, Mazzocchi, Summers, Cooper, McGeehan, Phillips and Horst – The Forming Open and Robust University Minds (FORUM) Act – To Education then the Judiciary

HB3158.            By Del. Holstein – To codify applicable sections of President Donald J. Trump’s Executive Order 13798: Promoting Free Speech and Religious Liberty into state code. – To the Judiciary

HB3159.            By Del. Hamrick, Howell, Linville, Summers, Kimble, Smith, Ferrell, Reynolds, J. Kelly, Anderson and Steele – Relating to Consumer Data Privacy – To the Judiciary

HB3160.            By Del. Young and Griffith – Creating online voters’ guide – To the Judiciary

HB3161.            By Del. Young and Griffith – Relating to online privacy protection for minors – To the Judiciary

HB3162.            By Del. Young, Hansen and Doyle – Permitting third-party ownership of renewable and alternative energy generating facilities – To Energy and Manufacturing then the Judiciary

HB3163.            By Del. Young, Pushkin, Fluharty, Walker and Thompson – Second Look Sentencing Act – To the Judiciary

HB3164.            By Del. Young, Thompson, Griffith and Lovejoy – Relating generally to kidnapping – To the Judiciary

HB3165.            By Del. Young, Thompson, Diserio and Boggs – Creating personal income tax credit for volunteer firefighters (FN) – To Finance

HB3166.            By Del. Young, Pushkin, Garcia, Fluharty, Zukoff, Walker, Thompson and Lovejoy – Prohibit Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation from making inmates pay co-payment for medical or dental service by a doctor or nurse (FN) – To Banking and Insurance then the Judiciary

HB3167.            By Del. Young, Pushkin, Fluharty, Zukoff, Walker, Thompson and Lovejoy – Access to Rehabilitation Act – To Finance

HB3168.            By Del. Young, Thompson, Barach, Griffith and Lovejoy – Creating small business and minority populations economic and workforce development taskforce (FN) – To Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Economic Development then Government Organization

HB3169.            By Del. Young, Thompson, Barach, Griffith and Lovejoy – To provide a new criminal offense of sexual extortion and sexual extortion by a person holding a position of trust, supervisory authority, or disciplinary power over another person (FN) – To the Judiciary

HB3170.            By Del. Young, Fleischauer, Bates, Walker, Griffith, Barach, Thompson, Lovejoy and Hansen – Relating to wholesale importation of prescription drugs – To Health and Human Resources

HB3171.            By Del. Young, Thompson, Barach, Griffith, Diserio and Boggs – To provide a fifty percent reduction in fees and charges relating to state parks for West Virginia veterans – To Veterans’ Affairs and Homeland Security then Finance

HB3172.            By Del. Young, Thompson, Barach, Griffith and Lovejoy – Require every hospital to have someone available to perform forensic exams – To Health and Human Resources then the Judiciary

HB3173.            By Del. Young, Thompson, Barach, Griffith and Lovejoy – Relating to the addition of the word stalking (FN) – To the Judiciary

HB3174.            By Del. Young – Require Correctional Facilities to provide free feminine hygiene products (FN) – To the Judiciary then Finance

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