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WV Press Capitol Daily: West Virginia legislative, committee schedules for Tuesday, March 2

Early version; updates possible

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

Tuesday, March 2 – 21st day of the session

Face coverings should be worn in all public areas of the Capitol.

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


S. C. R. 10 – Calling Article V convention proposing term limits


Eng. Com. Sub. for S. B. 5 – Relating to claims arising out of WV Consumer Credit and Protection Act

Eng. Com. Sub. for S. B. 160 – Authorizing Department of Revenue to promulgate legislative rules (original similar to HB2405)

Eng. S. B. 248 – Requiring DHHR collaborate with Workforce Development Board and WV Division of Personnel for purposes of job placement

Eng. S. B. 311 – Relating to acquisition and disposition of property by urban development authority

Eng. S. B. 359 – Informing landowners when fencing that may contain livestock is damaged due to accident

Eng. Com. Sub. for S. B. 368 – Authorizing DEP to develop Reclamation of Abandoned and Dilapidated Properties Program

Eng. Com. Sub. for S. B. 389 – Relating to State Resiliency Office responsibility to plan for emergency and disaster response, recovery, and resiliency (original similar to HB2683)

Eng. Com. Sub. for S. B. 392 – Creating penalty for impersonating law-enforcement officer or official

Eng. S. J. R. 4 – Incorporation of Churches or Religious Denominations Amendment


Com. Sub. for S. B. 102 – Allowing disabled veterans and purple heart recipients park free at paid parking of state or its political subdivisions

Com. Sub. for S. B. 356 – Allowing for written part of drivers’ exam given in high school drivers’ education course

Com. Sub. for S. B. 387 – Relating to drug screening of applicants for cash assistance


Com. Sub. for S. B. 263 – Permitting online raffles to benefit charitable and public service organizations

Com. Sub. for S. B. 332 – Providing procedure for WV to select delegates to Article V Convention

Com. Sub. for S. B. 345 – Expanding alcohol test and lock program to include offenders with drug-related offense (original similar to HB2741)


 Tuesday, March 2, 2021

            10 a.m.                        Transportation & Infrastructure                        (Room 451M)

All committee meetings, whether held in the committee rooms or the Chamber, will be streamed live for public viewing.

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

All Senate Committee meetings and floor sessions are available for both live streaming and to watch again in our archives. The link to the Senate’s archived video page can be found here:


SB515.    By Sen. NelsonProviding new graduates of in-state or out-of-state higher educational institution or trade school $1,000 tax credit (FN)Finance
SB516.    By Sen. MaroneyRelating to PEIA in-patient rates (FN)Banking and Insurance then Finance
SB517.    By Sen. SypoltRelating to sunset provisions of legislative rules (IB)Government Organization
SB518.    By Sen. RuckerRelating to grounds for administrative dissolution of certain companies, corporations, and partnershipsJudiciary
SB519.    By Sen. SwopeProhibiting political subdivisions from enacting means of regulating certain areas of employer-employee relationship and sale or marketing of consumer merchandiseJudiciary
SB520.    By Sen. HamiltonAllowing foster parents to purchase lifetime hunting, trapping, and fishing licenses for foster children (FN)Natural Resources then Finance
SB521.    By Sen. RuckerExtending licensure renewal term of certain private investigators, security guards, and associated firmsGovernment Organization
SB522.    By Sen. Blair (Mr. President) and Baldwin [By Request of the Executive]Supplemental appropriation from Treasury to Department of CommerceFinance
SB523.    By Sen. MaynardCorrecting improper code referencesGovernment Organization
SB524.    By Sen. MaynardCorrecting amount of current 911 fee (FN)Finance
SB525.    By Sen. NelsonEstablishing secondary location for racetrack video lottery terminalsFinance
SB526.    By Sen. SwopeCreating Uniform Worker Classification ActJudiciary
SB527.    By Sen. SwopeProhibiting political subdivisions from enacting certain ordinances, regulations, local policies, or other legal requirementsJudiciary
SB528.    By Sen. SwopeAllowing counties to implement one percent consumers sales tax in certain circumstancesGovernment Organization then Finance
SB529.    By Sen. MaynardCorrecting improper citation relating to DMV registrationTransportation and Infrastructure
SB530.    By Sen. TarrEstablishing causes for revocation, cancellation, or suspension of business registration certificate (FN)Judiciary
SB531.    By Sen. TarrRelating to incomplete, duplicative, or redundant claims for refund (FN)Finance
SB532.    By Sen. TarrLimiting claims for state tax credits and rebates (FN)Finance
SB533.    By Sen. TarrAllowing limits of business and occupation taxes imposed on sale of automobiles (FN)Finance
SB534.    By Sen. TarrPermitting Economic Development Authority to make working capital loans from revolving loan fund capitalized with federal grant fundsFinance
SB535.    By Sen. WeldRelating to rebuttable presumption for certain injuries and diseases from employment as firefighter (FN)Banking and Insurance then Finance
SB536.    By Sen. Blair (Mr. President) and Baldwin [By Request of the Executive]Supplemental appropriation of federal moneys to Workforce Investment ActFinance
SJR11.    By Sen. WeldConstitutional Officer Term Limit AmendmentJudiciary then Finance
SCR11.    By Sen. Tarr and GradyDarrell Chester Stone, Jr., Memorial Bridge 
SR10.    By Sen. RuckerRecognizing WV Children’s Home Society 


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


Com. Sub. for S. B. 11 –         Declaring work stoppage or strike by public employees to be unlawful (Regular)

H. J. R. 2 –                               Providing that courts have no authority or jurisdiction to intercede or intervene in, or interfere with, any impeachment proceedings of the House of Delegates or the Senate (Capito)


Com. Sub. for S. B. 272 –       Relating to WV Employment Law Worker Classification Act

Com. Sub. for H. B. 2004 –     Permit a licensed health care professional from another state to practice in this state through telehealth when registered with the appropriate West Virginia board (J. Pack) (Effective From Passage)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 2015 –     Requiring rules of local boards of health to be approved by the county commission except in cases of a public health emergency (J. Pack) (Effective From Passage)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 2363 –     Relating to “Best Interests of the Child Protection Act of 2021” (Capito) (Regular)

H. B. 2536 –                             Relating to expressions of legislative intent regarding equivalent instruction time (Ellington) (Regular)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 2628 –     Relating to the removal of the prohibition on having ATMs in the area where racetrack video lottery machines are located (Capito) (Regular)


H. B. 2582 –                             Relating to creating a third set of conditions for the professional teaching certificate (Ellington) (Regular)

H. B. 2590 –                             Relating to the West Virginia Employment Law Worker Classification Act (Capito) (Regular)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 2620 –     Relating to a departmental study of the child protective services and foster care workforce (J. Pack) (Regular)



Com. Sub. for S. B. 277 –       Creating COVID-19 Jobs Protection Act (Capito) (Effective From Passage)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 2002 –     Relating to Broadband (J. Pack) (Regular) [Technology and Infrastructure Committee Amendment Pending]

Com. Sub. for H. B. 2024 –     Expand use of telemedicine to all medical personnel (J. Pack) (Regular)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 2025 –     Provide liquor, wine, and beer licensees with some new concepts developed during the State of Emergency utilizing new technology to provide greater freedom to operate in a safe and responsible manner (Steele) (Regular)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 2093 –     Relating to exemptions for the United States Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Foster Homes (J. Pack) (Regular)

H. B. 2791 –                             Relating to enrollment and costs of homeschooled or private school students at vocational schools (Ellington) (Regular)


Committee on Health and Human Resources: 9 a.m. – Room 215 E

Committee on Rules: 10:45 a.m. – Room 418 M

Committee on Education: 1 p.m. – House Chamber


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