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Around the Rotunda: Legislative, committee schedule for Thursday, Jan. 24


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Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019
16th Day of the Legislative Session

Rotunda and social activities:  Patients-Research-Jobs: A WV Biopharmaceutical Briefing Breakfast, 8 ‐ 9 a.m., Culture Center;  WVU Day at the Legislature, Upper House and Upper Senate Rotundas.

SENATE

Senate to convene at 11 a.m. 

On The Agenda

RESOLUTIONS

 

  • SR 20: Designating January 24, 2019, as WVU and WVU Extension Service Day at Legislature
  • SR 21: Designating January 24, 2019, as Human Resources Day at Capitol

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

 

  • Com. Sub. for SCR 4: US Marine Corps Lt. Col. Dennis Ray Blankenship Memorial Road
  • SCR 9: US Army PFC Winten L. Wayts Memorial Bridge

 

THIRD READING

 

  • Com. Sub. for SB 223: Authorizing Department of Commerce promulgate legislative rules (original similar to HB 2246)
  • Com. Sub. for SB 253: Protecting consumers from automatic purchase renewal and continuous service offers

 

SECOND READING

 

  • Com. Sub. for SB 258: Establishing common law “veil piercing” claims not be used to impose personal liability

 

FIRST READING

 

  • Com. Sub. for SB 55: Relating to driving privileges and requirements for persons under 18
  • Com. Sub. for SB 101: Equalizing penalties for intimidating and retaliating against certain public officers and other persons
  • Com. Sub. for SB 124: Creating felony offense for actions of cruelty to animals which causes serious injury or death of animal
  • SB 233: Relating to age requirements for deputy sheriff
  • Com. Sub. for SB 241:  Permitting county court clerks scan certain documents in electronic form
  • SB 268: Updating meaning of federal taxable income in WV Corporation Net Income Tax Act (original similar to HB 2414)
  • SB 269: Updating terms used in WV Personal Income Tax Act (original similar to HB 2413)

 

Committees

Daily Committee Schedule: 

 

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

  • Budget Hearing: West Virginia Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety

 

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

  • SB 52: Entitling natural resource producers to economic opportunity tax credit

 

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

  • HB 2351: Relating to regulating prior authorizations

 

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

  • SB 4: Relating generally to Municipal Home Rule Program
  • SB 270: Streamlining process for utilities access to DOH rights-of-way
  • SB 83: Funding for veterans’ programs and volunteer fire departments
  • SB 90: Transferring Safety and Treatment Program from DHHR to DMV
  • SB 323: Establishing revenue fund and source to support Department of Agriculture’s improvement to facilities
  • SB 324: Relating to Commissioner of Agriculture employees

 

2 p.m.: Education (451M)

  • Agenda TBA

 

3 p.m.: Judiciary (208W)

  • SB 199: Athletic Commission rule relating to administrative rules of State Athletic Commission (Bundle 9)

o   SB 191: Agriculture Commissioner rule relating to animal disease control

o   SB 192: Agriculture Commissioner rule relating to industrial hemp

o   SB 193: Agriculture Commissioner rule relating to rural rehabilitation loan program

o   SB 194: Agriculture Commissioner rule relating to captive cervid farming

o   SB 195: Agriculture Commissioner rule relating to farm-to-food bank tax credit

o   SB 196: Agriculture Commissioner rule relating to agritourism

o   SB 197: Agriculture Commissioner rule relating to farmers markets

o   SB 198: Agriculture Commissioner rule relating to seed certification program

o   SB 199: Athletic Commission rule relating to administrative rules of State Athletic Commission

o   SB 200: Board of Licensed Dietitians rule relating to licensure and renewal requirements

o   SB 201: Board of Medicine rule relating to licensing and disciplinary procedures: physicians; podiatric physicians; and surgeons

o   SB 202: Board of Medicine rule relating to permitting and disciplinary procedures: educational permits for graduate medical interns, residents, and fellows

o   SB 203: Board of Osteopathic Medicine rule relating to licensing procedures for osteopathic physicians

o   SB 204: Board of Pharmacy rule relating to licensure and practice of pharmacy

o   SB 205: Board of Pharmacy rule relating to board rules for registration of pharmacy technicians

o   SB 206: Board of Pharmacy rule relating to regulations governing pharmacy permits

o   SB 207: Board of Pharmacy rule relating to regulations governing pharmacists

o   SB 208: Board of Pharmacy rules relating to substitution of biological pharmaceuticals

o   SB 209: Real Estate Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board rule relating to requirements for licensure and certification

o   SB 210: Registered Professional Nurses rule relating to criteria for evaluation and accreditation of colleges, departments, or schools of nursing

o   SB 211: Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses rule relating to registration and licensure, and conduct constituting professional misconduct

o   SB 212: Board of Registered Professional Nurses rule relating to advanced practice registered nurse

o   SB 213: Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses rule relating to standards for scope of professional nursing practice

o   SB 214: Board of Registered Professional Nurses rule relating to fees for services rendered by board and supplemental renewal fee for center for nursing

o   SB 215: Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses rule relating to dialysis technicians

o   SB 216: Secretary of State rule relating to filing and formatting rules and related documents for publication in State Register

o   SB 217: Secretary of State rule relating to loan and grant programs under Help America Vote Act

o   SB 218: Secretary of State rule relating to early voting in-person satellite precincts

o   SB 219: Secretary of State rule relating to notaries public

o   SB 220: Board of Social Work rule relating to qualifications for profession of social work

o   SB 221: Board of Social Work rule relating to code of ethics

o   SB 222: Treasurer’s Office rule relating to reporting and claiming unknown and unlocatable interest owners reserved interest

  • SB 40: Establishing Mental Health and Military Service Member Court program
  • SB 72: Creating Sexual Assault Victims’ Bill of Rights
  • SB 102: Relating generally to powers and authority of courthouse security officers
  • SB 248: Creating Prosecuting Attorney’s Detectives Act

 

3 p.m.: Finance (451M)

  • Budget Hearing: West Virginia Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
  • SB 121: Providing continued eligibility for developmental disability services to military members’ dependents
  • SB 149: Exempting certain veterans from concealed weapons license fees
  • Com. Sub. for SB 243: Requiring racetrack participate in WV Thoroughbred Development Fund
  • Com. Sub. for SB 263: Limiting number of days legislators may be compensated during extended and extraordinary sessions if budget bill not enacted
  • SB 256: Allowing certain deductions from individual personal income tax refunds
  • SB 297: Extending expiration of military members’ spouses’ driver’s license

 

Senate Bills

  • SB 410: Creating WV Monument and Memorial Protection Act of 2019 (Maynard; Judiciary)
  • SB 411: Relating to disposition of vacated school buildings or other state-owned buildings (FN) (Maynard; Government Organization then Finance)
  • SB 412: Establishing Katherine Johnson Fair Pay Act of 2019 (FN) (Beach; Judiciary)
  • SB 413: Creating Adopt-A-Stream program (Maynard; Government Organization)
  • SB 414: Creating Protect Our Right to Unite Act (Azinger, Cline, Maynard, Tarr; Judiciary)
  • SB 415: Creating Timber Cotenancy Modernization and Majority Protection Act and Unknown and Unlocatable Timber Interest Owners Act (Azinger, Cline, Maynard, Tarr; Judiciary)
  • SB 416: Permitting resident landowner hunt and kill bears located on landowners’ property through use of bait (Sypolt, Smith; Natural Resources)
  • SB 417: Requiring minors in possession of marijuana and their parents attend classes teaching dangers of marijuana (Tarr, Azinger, Clements, Cline, Maynard, Roberts, Smith, Sypolt; Judiciary)
  • SB 418: Establishing WV Division of Natural Resources Police Officer Retirement System (Mann, Hamilton, Jeffries, Weld; Pensions then Finance)
  • SB 419: Requiring PAC disclose names and addresses of all contributors to Secretary of State (Hamilton, Ihlenfeld, Jeffries, Mann, Romano, Smith, Sypolt, Unger; Judiciary)
  • SB 420: Allowing county commissions impose amusement tax (FN) (Smith, Sypolt; Finance)
  • SB 421: Relating to annual legislative review of economic development tax credit (Smith, Sypolt; Finance)
  • SB 422: Increasing supplemental appropriation to Public Defender Services (Carmichael, Prezioso; Finance) [By Request of the Executive]
  • SB 423: Adding new item of appropriation to PEIA Rainy Day Fund (Carmichael, Prezioso; Finance) [By Request of the Executive]
  • SB 424: Supplemental appropriation to Civil Contingent Fund (Carmichael, Prezioso; Finance) [By Request of the Executive]
  • SB 425: Supplemental appropriation to Division of Corrections (Carmichael, Prezioso; Finance) [By Request of the Executive]
  • SJR 9: Protection of the Right to Bear Arms Amendment (Tarr, Carmichael, Azinger, Blair, Boso, Cline, Hamilton, Mann, Maroney, Maynard, Roberts, Rucker, Smith, Swope, Sypolt; Judiciary then Finance)

 

* (FN) indicates the bill has a Fiscal Note

* (IB) indicates the bill is an Interim Bill

 

Committee Action on Bills from Wednesday, January 23, 2019

 

1 p.m.: Economic Development

  • SB 390: Requiring electric utilities submit feasibility studies of constructing and operating middle-mile broadband internet projects
  • Committee Substitute reported to full Senate with recommendation it do pass

 

2 p.m.:  Agriculture and Rural Development

  • SB 285: Relating to modification of cottage food laws
  • Bill reported as amended to full Senate with recommendation it do pass; second reference to Government Organization
  • SB 259: Expanding Coyote Control Program
  • Bill reported to full Senate with recommendation it do pass; second reference to Finance

 

  • SB 19: Relating to Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program
  • Bill reported to full Senate with recommendation it do pass; second reference to Finance

 

  • SB 14: Creating WV Farm-to-School Grant Program
  • Committee Substitute reported to full Senate with recommendation it do pass; second reference to Finance

 

3 p.m. Judiciary

  • SB 63: Relating to partial filling of prescriptions
  • Bill reported to full Senate with recommendation it do pass

 

  • SB 199: Athletic Commission rule relating to administrative rules of State Athletic Commission (Bundle 9) – Includes SB 191: Agriculture Commissioner rule relating to animal disease control; SB 192: Agriculture Commissioner rule relating to industrial hemp; SB 193: Agriculture Commissioner rule relating to rural rehabilitation loan program; SB 194: Agriculture Commissioner rule relating to captive cervid farming; SB 195: Agriculture Commissioner rule relating to farm-to-food bank tax credit; SB 196: Agriculture Commissioner rule relating to agritourism; SB 197: Agriculture Commissioner rule relating to farmers markets; SB 198: Agriculture Commissioner rule relating to seed certification program; SB 199: Athletic Commission rule relating to administrative rules of State Athletic Commission;SB 200: Board of Licensed Dietitians rule relating to licensure and renewal requirements; SB 201: Board of Medicine rule relating to licensing and disciplinary procedures: physicians; podiatric physicians; and surgeons; SB 202: Board of Medicine rule relating to permitting and disciplinary procedures: educational permits for graduate medical interns, residents, and fellows; SB 203: Board of Osteopathic Medicine rule relating to licensing procedures for osteopathic physicians; SB 204: Board of Pharmacy rule relating to licensure and practice of pharmacy; SB 205: Board of Pharmacy rule relating to board rules for registration of pharmacy technicians; SB 206: Board of Pharmacy rule relating to regulations governing pharmacy permits; SB 207: Board of Pharmacy rule relating to regulations governing pharmacists; SB 208: Board of Pharmacy rules relating to substitution of biological pharmaceuticals; SB 209: Real Estate Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board rule relating to requirements for licensure and certification; SB 210: Registered Professional Nurses rule relating to criteria for evaluation and accreditation of colleges, departments, or schools of nursing; SB 211: Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses rule relating to registration and licensure, and conduct constituting professional misconduct; SB 212: Board of Registered Professional Nurses rule relating to advanced practice registered nurse; SB 213: Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses rule relating to standards for scope of professional nursing practice; SB 214: Board of Registered Professional Nurses rule relating to fees for services rendered by board and supplemental renewal fee for center for nursing; SB 215: Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses rule relating to dialysis technicians; SB 216: Secretary of State rule relating to filing and formatting rules and related documents for publication in State Register; SB 217: Secretary of State rule relating to loan and grant programs under Help America Vote Act; SB 218: Secretary of State rule relating to early voting in-person satellite precincts; SB 219: Secretary of State rule relating to notaries public; SB 220: Board of Social Work rule relating to qualifications for profession of social work; SB 221: Board of Social Work rule relating to code of ethics; SB 222: Treasurer’s Office rule relating to reporting and claiming unknown and unlocatable interest owners reserved interest
  • Bill has been laid over

 

  • SB 236: Providing notice of eligibility to persons to vote after completion of punishment or pardon
  • Committee Substitute reported to full Senate with recommendation it do pass

 

Bills that Have Passed the Senate as of Wednesday, January 23, 2019 (20)

 

  • SB 1: Increasing access to career education and workforce training (Pending House introduction)
  • 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 (House Judiciary)
  • SB 18: Relating to crimes committed on State Capitol Complex (Pending House introduction)
  • 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 (House Finance)
  • SB 28: Removing hotel occupancy tax limit collects for medical care and emergency services (House Finance)
  • SB 36: Allowing adjustment of gross income for calculating personal income liability for certain retirees (House Pensions and Retirement)
  • 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 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 (House Judiciary)
  • SB 152: Relating generally to criminal offense expungement (House Judiciary)
  • SB 177: Fire Commission rule relating to State Building Code (House Judiciary)
  • SB 190: DOH rule relating to employment procedures (House Technology and Infrastructure)
  • SB 240: Repealing certain legislative rules no longer authorized or are obsolete (House Judiciary)
  • SB 255: Relating to Emergency Medical Services Advisory Committee (Pending House introduction)
  • SB 272: Updating code relating to Commission on Special Investigations (House Judiciary)
  • SB 354: Expiring funds to balance of Auditor’s Office – Chief Inspector’s Fund (Pending House introduction)

 

Resolutions that have Passed the Senate as of Wednesday, January 23, 2019 (1)

 

  • SCR 11: Urging Congress pass fully funded long-term surface transportation and infrastructure measures (House Technology and Infrastructure)

 

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. 2005 – Broadband Expansion Act of 2019 [Amendments Pending]
  • Com. Sub. for H. B. 2346 – Changing the licensing requirement for certain casino employees
  • Com. Sub. for H. B. 2360 – Placing the Athletic Commission under the Lottery Commission
  • H. B. 2412 – Relating to criminal acts concerning government procurement of commodities and services
  • Com. Sub. for H. B. 2422 – Relating to the time for the observation of “Celebrate Freedom Week”
  • H. B. 2459 – Exercising authority to exempt individuals domiciled within the state from certain restrictions contained in federal law
  • H. B. 2462 – Issuing a certificate to correctional employees to carry firearms

SECOND READING – Amendments Pending

  • H. B. 2009 – Creating a new category of Innovation in Education grant program
  • Com. Sub. for H. B. 2435 – Authorizing Attorney General to prosecute violations of state criminal law recommended by the Commission on Special Investigations
  • Com. Sub. for H. B. 2446 – Blue Alert Plan
  • H. B. 2509 – Clarifying that theft of a controlled substance is a felony
  • H. B. 2527 – Relating to forgery and other crimes concerning lottery tickets

FIRST READING

  • H. B. 2036 – Permitting vehicles displaying disabled veterans’ special registration plates to park in places where persons with mobility impairments may park
  • H. B. 2209 – Allowing military veterans who meet certain qualifications to qualify for examination for license as an emergency medical technician (Veterans’ Affairs and Homeland Security Amendment Pending)
  • H. B. 2547 – Relating to the election prohibition zone
  • Com. Sub. for H. B. 2600 – Relating to publication of sample ballots

 

Committees

Daily Committee Schedule

Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Economic Development

9:00 a.m. – Room 215E

  • H. B. 2478, Modifying the Fair Trade Practices Act.
  • H. B. 2550, Creating a matching program for the Small Business Innovation and Research Program and the Small Business Technology Transfer Program.

 

Banking & Insurance

10:00 a.m. – Room 215E

  • H.B. 2474, Relating to a reserving methodology for health insurance and annuity contracts
  • H.B. 2476, Relating to the valuation of a motor vehicle involved in an insurance claim
  • H.B. 2479, Corporate Governance Annual Disclosure Act
  • H.B. 2480, Relating to the regulation of an internationally active insurance group
  • H.B. 2536, Relating to the Mine Subsidence Insurance program

 

Senior, Children, and Family Issues

1:00 p.m. – Room 215E

  • H.B. 2614, Including undue influence as a factor in the definition of financial exploitation of an elderly person or protected person.
  • H.B. 2618, Providing protective orders for victims of financial exploitation.

 

Health & Human Resources

2:00 p.m. – Room 215E

  • HB 2407 – Relating to registered professional nurses
  • HB 2492 – Relating to mandatory reporting procedures of abuse and neglect of adults and children
  • HB 2524 – Permitting a pharmacist to convert prescriptions authorizing refills under certain circumstances
  • HB 2525 – Tobacco Cessation Therapy Access Act
  • HB 2531 – Permitting trained nurses to provide mental health services in a medication-assisted treatment program
  • HB 2530 – Creating a voluntary certification for recovery residences

 

Prevention and Treatment of Substance Abuse

3:30 p.m. – Room 215E

  • Presentation by Brian Abraham, General Counsel, Office of the Governor
  • Presentation  by Will Thompson, Circuit Court Judge, Family Court
  • Originating Bill – Family Drug Courts

 

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

 

 

Bills:

 

All Senate and House Bills Introduced on Jan. 23, 2019:

 

The search returned 28 bills introduced on 01/23/19:

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Committee

Step

Last Action

HB 2607 Relating to the licensure of nursing homes Pending House Health and Human Resources Committee 01/23/19
HB 2608 Repealing the requirement of printing the date a consumer deposit account was opened on paper checks Pending House Banking and Insurance Committee 01/23/19
HB 2609 Relating to presumptions of abandonment and indication of ownership in property Pending House Banking and Insurance Committee 01/23/19
HB 2610 Creating a criminal felony offense of aggravated assault or battery of a child or a person who is mentally incapacitated Pending House Judiciary Committee 01/23/19
HB 2611 Ensuring Patient Safety Act Pending House Health and Human Resources Committee 01/23/19
HB 2612 Proposing rules related to the completion or updating of source water protection plans Pending House Health and Human Resources Committee 01/23/19
HB 2613 Prohibiting the number of inquiries reflected in a credit report, credit score report or CLUE report from adversely affecting an application for insurance Pending House Banking and Insurance Committee 01/23/19
HB 2614 Providing protective orders for victims of financial exploitation Pending House Senior Citizen Issues Committee 01/23/19
HB 2615 Requiring the state board of education to develop an elective course on Vocational Agriculture Pending House Education Committee 01/23/19
HB 2616 Providing a maximum repair cost for insured owners of motor vehicles if a collision with a deer caused the damage Pending House Banking and Insurance Committee 01/23/19
HB 2617 Relating to the form for making offer of optional uninsured and underinsured coverage by insurers Pending House Banking and Insurance Committee 01/23/19
HB 2618 Including undue influence as a factor in the definition of financial exploitation of an elderly person or protected person Pending House Senior Citizen Issues Committee 01/23/19
SB 394 Allowing state to opt out of federal statute relating to SNAP benefits Pending Senate Health and Human Resources Committee 01/23/19
SB 395 Authorizing PEIA establish base benefits insurance plans Pending Senate Banking and Insurance Committee 01/23/19
SB 396 Waiving occupational licensing fees for low-income individuals, military families, and young workers Pending Senate Government Organization Committee 01/23/19
SB 397 Relating to autocycles Pending Senate Transportation and Infrastructure Committee 01/23/19
SB 398 Relating to compensation for senior judges Pending Senate Judiciary Committee 01/23/19
SB 399 Relating to compensation for senior magistrates Pending Senate Judiciary Committee 01/23/19
SB 400 Allowing Board of Dentistry create specialty licenses Pending Senate Health and Human Resources Committee 01/23/19
SB 401 Exempting Social Security benefits from personal income tax Pending Senate Finance Committee 01/23/19
SB 402 Authorizing Division of Forestry investigate and enforce timber theft violations Pending Senate Natural Resources Committee 01/23/19
SB 403 Prohibiting person criminally responsible for death of relative from being involved in burial arrangements Pending Senate Judiciary Committee 01/23/19
SB 404 Altering sediment control during commercial timber harvesting operations Pending Senate Natural Resources Committee 01/23/19
SB 405 Increasing limit on additional expenses incurred in preparing notice list for redemption Pending Senate Government Organization Committee 01/23/19
SB 406 Relating to collection of taxes on estate or property in receivership Pending Senate Finance Committee 01/23/19
SB 407 Relating to abandonment and indication of ownership in property held by financial institution Pending Senate Banking and Insurance Committee 01/23/19
SB 408 Determining indigency for public defender services Pending Senate Judiciary Committee 01/23/19
SB 409 Permitting third-party ownership of renewable and alternative generating facilities Pending Senate Energy, Industry and Mining Committee 01/23/19

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