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Around the Rotunda: Legislative, committee schedule for Friday, Feb. 1


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Friday, Feb. 1, 2019
24th Day of the Legislative Session

Rotunda and social activities:  Food and Farm Coalition, Upper House Rotunda

Cybersecurity Day, (BRIM/State Privacy Office/Office of Technology), Upper Senate Rotunda; WV Physical Therapy Association Day at the Legislature.

 

 

SENATE

Senate to convene at 11 a.m. 

On The Agenda

RESOLUTIONS

 

  • SR 26: Recognizing month of February as Turner Syndrome Awareness Month

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

 

  • SCR 21: Urging US Congress open public lands in WV

 

THIRD READING

 

  • Com. Sub. for SB 4: Relating generally to Municipal Home Rule Program – (With right to amend)
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for SB 103: Relating generally to Public Defender Services
  • Eng. SB 233: Relating to age requirements for deputy sheriff
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for SB 264: Requiring courts to order restitution to crime victims where economically practicable
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for SB 270: Streamlining process for utilities access to DOH rights-of-way (original similar to HB 2416)
  • Eng. SB 331: Using leashed dogs to track mortally wounded deer or bear
  • Eng. SB 332: Relating to Class Q special hunting permit for disabled persons
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for SB 390: Requiring electric utilities submit feasibility studies of constructing and operating middle-mile broadband internet projects

 

SECOND READING

 

  • Com. Sub. for SB 100: Increasing court fees to fund law-enforcement standards training and expenses
  • SB 324: Relating to Commissioner of Agriculture employees (original similar to HB 2528, HB 2624)
  • Com. Sub. for SB 357: Relating generally to Division of Administrative Services
  • SB 358: Exempting Purchasing Division purchases for equipment to maintain security at state facilities (original similar to HB 2695)
  • Com. Sub. for SB 361: Relating to Public Defender Services
  • Com. Sub. for SB 369: Relating to generic drug products (original similar to HB 2811)
  • Com. Sub. for SB 373: Relating to financial responsibility of inmates (original similar to HB 2764)
  • SB 377: Relating to minimum wage and maximum hour standards
  • Com. Sub. for SB 389: Allowing developmentally disabled person purchase base hunting license (original similar to HB 2791)
  • Com. Sub. for SB 398: Relating to compensation for senior judges
  • SB 399: Relating to compensation for senior magistrates
  • Com. Sub. for SB 451: Comprehensive education reform
  • Eng. HB 2462: Issuing a certificate to correctional employees to carry firearms – (Com. amend. and title amend. pending)

 

Committees

Daily Committee Schedule: 

 

9:30 a.m.: Judiciary (208W)

  • SB 109: Correcting code references in regard to persons exempted from prohibitions against carrying concealed weapons
  • SB 127: Relating to parole officers’ duties to perform alcohol and drug testing of litigants
  • SB 261: Relating to number of magistrates serving each county
  • SB 295: Relating to crimes against public justice

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: http://sg001-harmony.sliq.net/00289/Harmony/en/View/UpcomingEvents.

 

Senate Bills

 Senate Bills to be Introduced Friday, February 1, 2019

  • SB 498: Requiring DOH and Division of Personnel collaborate on developing special training procedure for hourly positions (Beach; Government Organization)
  • SB 499: Amending WV tax laws to conform to changes in partnerships for federal income tax purposes (Blair; Finance)
  • SB 500: Creating Sewer and Water Infrastructure Replacement Act (FN) (Boso, Azinger, Baldwin, Beach, Clements, Cline, Facemire, Hamilton, Hardesty, Ihlenfeld, Jeffries, Lindsay, Mann, Maroney, Maynard, Palumbo, Plymale, Prezioso, Roberts, Romano, Rucker, Smith, Stollings, Swope, Sypolt, Takubo, Tarr, Trump, Weld, Woelfel; Transportation and Infrastructure then Finance)
  • SB 501: Increasing compensation for county boards of education members (Takubo, Maroney, Sypolt; Education)
  • SB 502: Exempting sales of investment metal bullion and coins (FN) (Blair; Finance)
  • SB 503: Allowing out-of-state residents ride motorcycle without helmet if allowed in state of residence (Sypolt; Transportation and Infrastructure then Judiciary)
  • SB 504: Relating to payment of attorney fees in subsidized adoptions (Sypolt; Judiciary)
  • SB 505: Reducing modification to WV adjusted income of corporate shareholders (FN) (Azinger; Finance)
  • SB 506: Relating to guaranty associations (Azinger; Banking and Insurance)
  • SB 507: Relating to ethical standards for elected and appointed officials (Takubo, Maroney, Sypolt; Judiciary)
  • SB 508: Creating private state exposure property and casualty insurance company (FN) (Takubo; Judiciary then Finance)
  • SB 509: Establishing Fairness in Cost-Sharing Calculation Act (Takubo; Banking and Insurance then Health and Human Resources)
  • SB 510: Relating to medical professional liability (Takubo, Maroney, Weld; Finance)
  • SB 511: Creating alternating wine proprietorships (FN) (Trump; Judiciary)

 

* (FN) indicates the bill has a Fiscal Note

* (IB) indicates the bill is an Interim Bill

 

 

Bills that Have Passed the Senate as of Thursday, January 31, 2019 (40 Senate; 1 House)

 

  • SB 1: Increasing access to career education and workforce training (House Education)
  • SB 3: Establishing WV Small Wireless Facilities Deployment Act (House Technology and Infrastructure)
  • SB 10: Relating to Second Chance Driver’s License Program (House Technology and Infrastructure)
  • SB 17: Relating to probation eligibility (Completed; Awaiting action by Governor)
  • SB 18: Relating to crimes committed on State Capitol Complex (House Judiciary)
  • SB 24: Relating generally to local boards of health (House Political Subdivisions)
  • SB 27: Removing restrictions on where certain traditional lottery games may be played (Third Reading, 02-01-19)
  • SB 28: Removing hotel occupancy tax limit collects for medical care and emergency services (Pending Senate concurrence)
  • SB 36: Allowing adjustment of gross income for calculating personal income liability for certain retirees (House Pensions and Retirement)
  • SB 55: Relating to driving privileges and requirements for persons under 18 (House Technology and Infrastructure)
  • SB 61: Adding certain crimes for which prosecutor may apply for wiretap (House Judiciary)
  • SB 62: Requiring participation in drug court program before discharge of certain first-time drug offenses (House Prevention and Treatment of Substance Abuse)
  • SB 63: Relating to partial filling of prescriptions (House Prevention and Treatment of Substance Abuse)
  • SB 72: Creating Sexual Assault Victims’ Bill of Rights (House Judiciary)
  • SB 101: Equalizing penalties for intimidating and retaliating against certain public officers and other persons (House Judiciary)
  • SB 102: Relating generally to powers and authority of courthouse security officers (Pending House introduction)
  • SB 106: Alleviating double taxation on foreign income at state level (House Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Economic Development)
  • SB 119: Specifying documents not subject to discovery in certain proceedings (Completed; Awaiting action by Governor)
  • SB 124: Creating felony offense for actions of cruelty to animals which causes serious injury or death of animal (House Judiciary)
  • SB 149: Exempting certain veterans from concealed weapons license fees (House Judiciary)
  • SB 152: Relating generally to criminal offense expungement (House Judiciary)
  • SB 177: Fire Commission rule relating to State Building Code (Completed; Awaiting action by Governor)
  • SB 187: Authorizing Department of Revenue to promulgate legislative rules (Pending House introduction)
  • SB 190: DOH rule relating to employment procedures (House Technology and Infrastructure)
  • SB 199: Authorizing certain miscellaneous agencies and boards promulgate legislative rules (Pending House introduction)
  • SB 223: Authorizing Department of Commerce promulgate legislative rules (House Energy)
  • SB 236: Providing notice of eligibility to persons to vote after completion of punishment or pardon (House Judiciary)
  • SB 240: Repealing certain legislative rules no longer authorized or are obsolete (House Judiciary)
  • SB 241: Permitting county court clerks scan certain documents in electronic form (House Political Subdivisions)
  • SB 243: Requiring racetrack participate in WV Thoroughbred Development Fund (House Finance)
  • SB 253: Protecting consumers from automatic purchase renewal and continuous service offers (House Judiciary)
  • SB 255: Relating to Emergency Medical Services Advisory Committee (Third Reading, 02-01-19)
  • SB 256: Allowing certain deductions from individual personal income tax refunds (Pending House introduction)
  • SB 258: Establishing common law “veil piercing” claims not be used to impose personal liability (House Judiciary)
  • SB 268: Updating meaning of federal taxable income in WV Corporation Net Income Tax Act (First Reading, 02-01-19)
  • SB 269: Updating terms used in WV Personal Income Tax Act (First Reading, 02-01-19)
  • SB 272: Updating code relating to Commission on Special Investigations (Completed; Awaiting action by Governor)
  • SB 297: Extending expiration of military members’ spouses’ driver’s license (Pending House introduction)
  • SB 354: Expiring funds to balance of Auditor’s Office – Chief Inspector’s Fund (House Finance)
  • Eng. HB 2351: Relating to regulating prior authorizations (Pending House concurrence)

 

Resolutions that have Passed the Senate as of Thursday, January 31, 2019 (4)

 

  • SCR 4: US Marine Corps Lt. Col. Dennis Ray Blankenship Memorial Road (House Technology and Infrastructure)
  • SCR 9: US Army PFC Winten L. Wayts Memorial Bridge (House Technology and Infrastructure)
  • SCR 11: Urging Congress pass fully funded long-term surface transportation and infrastructure measures (House Technology and Infrastructure)
  • SCR 12: US Army CPL Lee Roy Young Memorial Bridge (Pending House introduction)

 

Bills and Resolutions that have Completed Legislation as of Thursday, January 31, 2019 (4)

 

  • SB 17: Relating to probation eligibility (Completed; Awaiting action by Governor)
  • SB 119: Specifying documents not subject to discovery in certain proceedings (Completed; Awaiting action by Governor)
  • SB 177: Fire Commission rule relating to State Building Code (Completed; Awaiting action by Governor)
  • SB 272: Updating code relating to Commission on Special Investigations (Completed; Awaiting action by Governor)

 

 

 

HOUSE OF DELEGATES: 

House to convene at 11 a.m.

SPECIAL CALENDAR **

On the agenda:

THIRD READING – For Passage

  • S. B. 27 – Removing restrictions on where certain traditional lottery games may be played
  • Com. Sub. for S. B. 255 – Relating to Emergency Medical Services Advisory Committee
  • Com. Sub. for H. B. 2001 – Relating to exempting social security benefits from personal income tax
  • H. B. 2474 – Relating to a reserving methodology for health insurance and annuity contracts
  • Com. Sub. for H. B. 2476 – Relating to the valuation of a motor vehicle involved in an insurance claim
  • H. B. 2478 – Modifying the Fair Trade Practices Act
  • H. B. 2480 – Relating to the regulation of an internationally active insurance group
  • Com. Sub. for H. B. 2524 – Permitting a pharmacist to convert prescriptions authorizing refills under certain circumstances
  • H. B. 2679 – Relating to state issued identification cards

SECOND READING – Amendment Stage

  • Com. Sub. for H. B. 2607 – Relating to the licensure of nursing homes
  • Com. Sub. for H. B. 2612 – Proposing rules related to the completion or updating of source water protection plans

FIRST READING

  • S. B. 268 – Updating meaning of federal taxable income in WV Corporation Net Income Tax Act
  • S. B. 269 – Updating terms used in WV Personal Income Tax Act
  • Com. Sub. for H. B. 2004 – Providing for a program of instruction in workforce preparedness
  • Com. Sub. for H. B. 2363 – Relating to the Upper Kanawha Valley Resiliency and Revitalization Program
  • Com. Sub. for H. B. 2420 – Establishing the Mountaineer Trail Network Recreation Authority
  • H. B. 2666 – Supplemental appropriation to the Department of Veterans’ Assistance
  • H. B. 2668 – Supplemental appropriation to the Department of Administration, Public Defender Services

 

Committees

Daily Committee Schedule

Committee on Finance

9:00 a.m. – Room 460M

  • Budget Hearing for the Department of Revenue
  • Budget Hearing for the State Auditor
  • S. B. 354, Expiring funds to balance of Auditor’s Office – Chief Inspector’s Fund.
  • H. B. 2737, Relating to training of State Tax Division employees.

 

Committee on the Judiciary

9:00 a.m. – Room 418M

  • H. B. 2686, Relating to permitting the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia to create a family drug court pilot program,
  • H. B. 2365, Clarifying the definition of an employee for the purposes of unemployment compensation and workers’ compensation,
  • H. B. 2481, Permitting retail liquor licensees to sell alcoholic beverages from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Sundays,
  • H. B. 2321, Allowing workers’ compensation benefits for first responders diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder,
  • Com. Sub. for S. B. 152, Relating generally to criminal offense expungement

 

Committee on Government Organization

9:00 a.m. – Room 215E

  • HB 2452, Creating the West Virginia Cybersecurity Office

 

*** Agendas and times subject to change. ***

 

Bills:

 

All Senate and House Bills Introduced on Jan. 31, 2019:

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