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Around the Rotunda: Legislative, committee schedule for Thursday, Jan. 17


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Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019
9th Day of the Legislative Session

Rotunda and social activities:

 

From the Activity Calendar:  WV Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors, Upper House and Upper Senate Rotundas; Family Resource Network, AG Rotunda; Chiropractic Day at the Legislature

 

SENATE

The Senate will convene at 11 a.m.

RESOLUTIONS

  • SR 10: Congratulating Ritchie County High School boys’ cross-country team 2018 Class AAA state championship

SECOND READING

  • Com. Sub. for SB 61: Adding certain crimes for which prosecutor may apply for wiretap
  • SB 272: Updating code relating to Commission on Special Investigations

 

FIRST READING

  • Com. Sub. for SB 3: Establishing WV Small Wireless Facilities Deployment Act
  • Com. Sub. for SB 17: Relating to probation eligibility
  • SB 119: Specifying documents not subject to discovery in certain proceedings
  • Com. Sub. for SB 152: Relating generally to criminal offense expungement

 

Committees

Daily Committee Schedule: 

 

Scheduled Committee Meetings

 

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

  • Originating Bill: Supplemental appropriation to the West Virginia State Auditor’s Office
  • Budget Hearing: Public Service Commission of West Virginia
  • Budget Hearing: Consumer Advocate Division

 

1 p.m.: Energy, Industry, and Mining (208W)

  • SB 275: Relating to sale of delinquent surface and mineral properties
  • SB 52: Entitling natural resource producers to economic opportunity tax credit

 

1 p.m.: Health and Human Resources (451M)

  • SB 169: DHHR rule relating to assisted living residences
  • SB 136: Relating to tobacco usage and e-cigarette restrictions
  • SB 63: Relating to partial filling of prescriptions
  • SB 310: Establishing certain requirements for dental insurance
  • SB 300: Relating to adoption records

 

2 p.m.: Government Organization (208W)

  • SB 255: Relating to Emergency Medical Services Advisory Committee
  • SB 4: Relating generally to Municipal Home Rule Program
  • SB 271: Concerning government procurement of commodities and services
  • SB 292: Relating to fire service equipment and training funds for volunteer VFDs

 

2 p.m.: Education (451M)

  • Presentation: School funding formula – Amy Willard, Executive Director of the Office of School Finance, West Virginia

 

3 p.m.: Judiciary (208W)

  • SB 18: Relating to crimes committed on State Capitol Complex
  • SB 92: Providing special license plate supporting adoption

 

3 p.m.: Finance (451M)

  • Budget Hearing: West Virginia School Building Authority
  • Budget Hearing: West Virginia Department of Education

 

Senate Bills

Senate Bills to be Introduced Thursday, January 17, 2019

 

  • SB 338: Exempting pepper spray from dangerous weapons (Rucker, Boso, Cline, Maynard, Smith, Sypolt, Tarr, Unger; Judiciary)
  • SB 339: Allowing certain persons carry pepper spray in State Capitol Complex (Rucker, Azinger, Boso, Cline, Maynard, Sypolt, Tarr; Judiciary)
  • SB 340: Repealing obsolete provisions of WV Medical Professional Liability Insurance Joint Underwriting Association (Trump; Banking and Insurance then Judiciary)
  • SB 341: Establishing minimum monthly retirement annuity for retirants with 20 or more years of service (FN) (Sypolt, Jeffries, Smith; Pensions then Finance)
  • SB 342: Exempting Social Security and tier one railroad retirement benefits from personal income tax (FN) (Carmichael, Prezioso; Finance) [By Request of the Executive]

 

* (FN) indicates the bill has a Fiscal Note

* (IB) indicates the bill is an Interim Bill

 

Committee Action on Bills from Wednesday, January 16, 2019

 

1 p.m.: Economic Development (208W)

  • SB 29: Creating five-year tax credits for businesses on post-coal mine sites
  • Bill reported as amended to full Senate with recommendation it do pass; second reference to Finance

 

2 p.m.: Agriculture and Rural Development (208W)

  • SB 191: Agriculture Commissioner rule relating to animal disease control
  • Bill reported to full Senate with recommendation it do pass; second reference to Judiciary

 

  • SB 192: Agriculture Commissioner rule relating to industrial hemp
  • Bill reported to full Senate with recommendation it do pass; second reference to Judiciary

 

  • SB 193: Agriculture Commissioner rule relating to rural rehabilitation loan program
  • Committee requested more information; bill is laid over

 

2 p.m.: Pensions (451M)

  • SB 38: Exempting DNR Police Officers’ pension benefits from State Income Tax
  • Bill reported as amended to full Senate with recommendation it do pass; second reference to Finance

 

  • SB 296: Providing 11-month window to permit members of PERS to purchase credited service
  • Bill reported to full Senate with recommendation it do pass; second reference to Finance

 

3 p.m.: Judiciary (208W)

  • SB 62: Requiring participation in drug court program before discharge of certain first-time drug offenses
  • Committee Substitute reported to full Senate with recommendation it do pass

 

  • SB 240: Repealing certain legislative rules no longer authorized or are obsolete
  • Committee Substitute reported to full Senate with recommendation it do pass

 

3 p.m.: Finance (451M)

  • SB 180: State Tax Department rule relating to payment of taxes by electronic funds transfer
  • Bill reported to full Senate with recommendation it do pass; second reference to Judiciary

 

  • SB 181: State Tax Department rule relating to aircraft operated under a fractional ownership program
  • Bill reported to full Senate with recommendation it do pass; second reference to Judiciary

 

  • SB 182: State Tax Department rule relating to senior citizen tax credit for property taxes paid
  • Bill reported to full Senate with recommendation it do pass; second reference to Judiciary

 

  • SB 183: State Tax Department rule relating to administration of tax on purchases of wine and liquor inside and outside of municipalities
  • Bill reported to full Senate with recommendation it do pass; second reference to Judiciary

 

Bills that Have Passed the Senate as of Wednesday, January 16, 2019 (8)

 

  • SB 10: Relating to Second Chance Driver’s License Program (Pending House introduction)
  • SB 24: Relating generally to local boards of health (Pending House introduction)
  • SB 27: Removing restrictions on where certain traditional lottery games may be played (Pending House introduction)
  • SB 28: Removing hotel occupancy tax limit collects for medical care and emergency services (Pending House introduction)
  • SB 36: Allowing adjustment of gross income for calculating personal income liability for certain retirees (Pending House introduction)
  • SB 106: Alleviating double taxation on foreign income at state level (Pending House introduction)
  • SB 177: Fire Commission rule relating to State Building Code (Pending House introduction)
  • SB 190: DOH rule relating to employment procedures (Pending House introduction)

 

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.

HOUSE OF DELEGATES: 

House to convene at 11 a.m.

SPECIAL CALENDAR **

On the agenda:

THIRD READING – For Passage

  • Com. Sub. for H. B. 2028 – Limiting supervision of laying of lines on state rights-of-way
  • Com. Sub. for H. B. 2038 – Relating to the procedure to determine if an occupation or profession should be regulated
  • Com. Sub. for H. B. 2128 – Allowing state employees to take paid leave to attend parent-teacher conference for their children
  • Com. Sub. for H. B. 2183 – Clarifying where a charge of DUI may be brought against an individual

SECOND READING – Amendment Stage

  • H. B. 2185 – Relating to the removal of animals left unattended in motor vehicles (Judiciary Committee Amendment Pending)
  • Com. Sub. for H. B. 2307 – Relating to creating a provisional license for practicing barbering and cosmetology

FIRST READING

  • Com. Sub. for H. B. 2190 – Modifying bail requirements
  • H. B. 2311 – Exempting short-term license holders to submit information to the State Tax Commission once the term of the permit has expired

 

Committees

Daily Committee Schedule

Committee Meetings Scheduled:

Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Economic Development

9 a.m. – Room 215E

  • Presentation by Michael R. Graney, Executive Director of WV Development Office
  • Presentation by Cabinet Secretary Ed Gaunch, Department of Commerce

 

Banking & Insurance

10 a.m. – Room 215E

  • Presentation by Loren C. Allen, General Counsel and Director Government Relations for W.Va. Bankers Association
  • Presentation by Donna Tanner, Executive Director Community Bankers of West Virginia
  • Presentation by the West Virginia Division of Financial Institutions
  • Presentation by Allan McVey, West Virginia Insurance Commissioner

 

Senior, Children, and Family Issues

1 p.m. – Room 215E

  • Jennifer Taylor, Staff Attorney West Virginia Legal Aid, to present on senior issues
  • HB 2010, Relating to Foster Care (to be introduced during Thursday’s floor session)

 

Health & Human Resources

2 p.m. – Room 215E

  • HB 2405 – Imposing a healthcare related provider tax on certain health care organizations (2nd reference to Finance)
  • HB 2347 – Providing long-term care and substance abuse treatment (2nd reference to Finance)
  • HB 2324 – Authorizing the acupuncture board to issue certificates to perform auricular acudetox therapy (2ndreference to Government Organization)

 

Prevention and Treatment of Substance Abuse

3:30 p.m. – Room 215E

  • Originating Bill – Update on Opioid Reduction Act of 2018
  • Originating Bill – Voluntary Certification of Recovery Residencies
  • Originating Bill – Regulating Tele-Counseling
  • Originating Bill – Permitting Trained APRN’s to preform MAT Counseling

 

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

 

House Bill

 

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