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Friday, March 1, 2019
52nd Day of the Legislative Session

Rotunda and social activities:  WV GOP Day, Upper House Rotunda; American Red Cross Day, Upper Senate Rotunda.



Senate to convene at 11 a.m. 



  • SR 65: Designating month of March as American Red Cross Month
  • SR 66: Congratulating Greenbrier West High School wrestling team for winning 2019 Class A State Championship




  • SCR 46: Requesting study of state’s raw dairy milk laws
  • SCR 47: John Lewis Lafferty “Community Volunteer” Memorial Bridge




There are no bills on Third Reading on Friday, March 1, 2019.




  • Eng. Com. Sub. for HB 2193: Providing a specific escheat of US savings bonds – (Com. amend. pending)
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for HB 2204: Prohibiting state licensing boards from hiring lobbyists
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for HB 2359: Relating to exemptions to the commercial driver’s license requirements – (Com. amends. and title amend. pending)
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for HB 2476: Relating to the valuation of a motor vehicle involved in an insurance claim – (Com. amend. pending)
  • Eng. HB 2510: Relating to special funds of boards of examination or registration
  • Eng. HB 2525: Tobacco Cessation Therapy Access Act – (Com. amends. pending)
  • Eng. HB 2530: Creating a voluntary certification for recovery residences – (Com. amend. and title amend. pending)
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for HB 2531: Permitting trained nurses to provide mental health services in a medication-assisted treatment program – (Com. amends. pending)
  • Eng. HB 2547: Relating to the election prohibition zone – (Com. amend. and title amend. pending)
  • Eng. HB 2608: Repealing the requirement of printing the date a consumer deposit account was opened on paper checks
  • Eng. HB 2691: Providing that a license to carry a concealed deadly weapon expires on the holder’s birthday – (Com. amend. and title amend. pending)
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for HB 2737: Relating to training of State Tax Division employees (original similar to SB 476)
  • Eng. HB 2743: Eliminating reference to municipal policemen’s pension and relief funds and firemen’s pension and relief funds in section restricting investment
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for HB 2813: Relating generally to collection of use tax – (Com. amends. pending)
  • Eng. HB 2829: Relating to the termination of severance taxes on limestone and sandstone
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for HB 2848: Relating to the West Virginia ABLE Act
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for HB 2854: Exempting sales from the consumers sales and service tax and use tax by not for profit volunteer school support groups raising funds for schools
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for HB 3007: Authorizing the Commissioner of Agriculture to require background checks – (Com. title amend. pending).
  • Eng. HB 3093: Relating to standards for factory-built homes
  • Eng. HB 3140: Relating to the Division of Natural Resources Infrastructure




  • Eng. Com. Sub. for HB 2183: Clarifying where a charge of DUI may be brought against an individual – (Com. amend. and title amend. pending)
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for HB 2362: Ardala Miller Memorial Act – (Com. amend. and title amend. pending)
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for HB 2609: Relating to presumptions of abandonment and indication of ownership in property (original similar to SB 407)
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for HB 2907: Requiring a form of a certified commitment order to the Division of Corrections and Rehabilitation – (Com. amend. and title amend. pending)
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for HB 2975: Relating to imposition of sexual acts on persons incarcerated – (Com. amend. and title amend. pending)
  • Eng. HB 3083: Adding temporary work during the legislative session as exclusion to the term employment for purposes of unemployment compensation – (Com. amend. pending)



Daily Committee Schedule: 


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

  • HB 2538: Providing banking services for medical cannabis
  • HB 2600: Relating to publication of sample ballots


9:30 a.m.: Finance (451M)

  • HB 2009: Creating a new category of Innovation in Education grant program
  • Com. Sub. for HB 2703: Relating to refunds of excise taxes collected from dealers of petroleum products
  • Com. Sub. for HB 3021: Relating to the disposition of permit fees, registration fees and civil penalties imposed against thoroughbred horse racing licensees
  • HB 3095: Establishing a minimum monthly retirement annuity for certain retirants


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




House to convene at 11 a.m.


On the agenda:

  • 10 a.m. – Greenbrier West Wrestling, Delegate Campbell
  • 10:10 a.m. – American Red Cross, Delegate Byrd


Daily Committee Schedule

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