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Around the Rotunda: Legislative, committee schedule for Tuesday, Feb. 12


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Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019
35th Day of the Legislative Session

Rotunda and social activities:  Hospital Day at the Legislature, Upper House and Upper Senate Rotundas; WV Occupational Therapy Association; Upper House and Upper Senate Rotundas.

 

 

SENATE

Senate to convene at 11 a.m. 

On The Agenda

RESOLUTIONS

 

  • SR 38: Congratulating Herbert Hoover High School softball team for winning 2018 Class AA State Championship
  • SR 39: Urging US Congress allow states to move to permanent daylight saving time
  • SR 40: Stating WV Senate affirms support of protections for consumers in Affordable Care Act

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

 

  • SCR 27: Requesting study determining shortage of drivers with CDLs

 

THIRD READING

 

  • Eng. Com. Sub. for SB 13: Relating to distributions from State Excess Lottery Fund
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for SB 26: Permitting certain employees of educational service cooperatives participate in state’s teacher retirement systems (original similar to HB 2780)
  • Eng. SB 153: Providing greater flexibility for making infrastructure project grants
  • Eng. SB 440: Relating to Antihazing Law
  • Eng. SB 442: Supplementing, amending, and decreasing appropriation to Insurance Commission (original similar to HB 2795)
  • Eng. SB 443: Supplemental appropriation of federal moneys to DHHR divisions (original similar to HB 2782)
  • Eng. SB 444: Supplemental appropriation to DHHR divisions
  • Eng. SB 452: Supplemental appropriation to Second Chance Driver’s License Program (original similar to HB 2783)
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for SB 491: Extending effective date for voter registration in conjunction with driver licensing
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for HB 2191: Relating generally to limited video lottery
  • Eng. HB 2459: Exercising authority to exempt individuals domiciled within the state from certain restrictions contained in federal law – (Com. title amend. pending)
  • Eng. HB 2492: Relating to mandatory reporting procedures of abuse and neglect of adults and children – (Com. amend. pending)

 

SECOND READING

 

  • Com. Sub. for SB 40: Establishing Military Service Members Court program
  • SB 47: Providing wind power projects be taxed at real property rate
  • Com. Sub. for Com. Sub. for SB 285: Relating to sale of homemade food items (original similar to HB 2564)
  • Com. Sub. for SB 291: Relating generally to survivor benefits for emergency response providers (original similar to HB 2438)
  • SB 296: Providing 11-month window to permit members of PERS to purchase credited service
  • Com. Sub. for SB 345: Relating to fire service equipment and training funds for VFDs (original similar to HB 2558)
  • Com. Sub. for SB 405: Increasing limit on additional expenses incurred in preparing notice list for redemption
  • SB 461: Providing for personal income tax withholding on certain lottery winnings
  • Com. Sub. for SB 481: Relating to Judicial Vacancy Advisory Commission
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for HB 2446: Blue Alert Plan

 

FIRST READING

 

  • Com. Sub. for SB 60: Licensing practice of athletic training (original similar to HB2401)
  • Com. Sub. for SB 66: Prohibiting certain misleading lawsuit advertising practices (original similar to HB2671)
  • Com. Sub. for SB 74: Exempting nonpaid volunteers at ski areas from workers’ compensation benefits
  • Com. Sub. for SB 339: Allowing certain persons carry pepper spray in State Capitol Complex

 

Committees

Daily Committee Schedule: 

 

10 a.m.: Transportation and Infrastructure (451M)

  • SB 500: Creating Sewer and Water Infrastructure Replacement Act
  • SB 31: Relating generally to Local Powers Act
  • SCR 7: Urging Congress provide exceptions to weight limits on trucks on interstate
  • SCR 25: US Army PFC Andrew “Bo” Martin Harper Memorial Bridge

 

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

  • Originating Bill 1

 

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

  • SB 546: Relating to health care provider taxes
  • SB 545: Relating to HIV testing
  • SB 348: Relating to tobacco usage restrictions
  • SB 489: Relating to Pharmacy Audit Integrity Act

 

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

  • SCR 5: Home of Coach Bob Bolen Mountain State University 2004 NAIA Champions sign
  • SB 366: Authorizing Division of Protective Services issue electronic key cards to qualified applicants to enter State Capitol
  • SB 370: Prohibiting legislators and part-time public officials from having interest in public contracts
  • HB 2324: Authorizing the acupuncture board to issue certificates to perform auricular acudetox therapy

 

2 p.m.: Education (451M)

  • SB 553: Relating to federal funds for land-grant institutions

 

3 p.m.: Judiciary (208W)

  • SB 295: Relating to crimes against public justice
  • HB 2481: Permitting retail sale of alcoholic beverages on Sundays after 1 p.m.

 

3 p.m.: Finance (451M)

  • SB 117: Relating to incentives for consolidating local governments
  • SB 259: Expanding Coyote Control Program
  • SB 502: Exempting sales of investment metal bullion and coins
  • SB 550: Declaring certain claims to be moral obligations of state

 

Senate Bills

Senate Bills to be Introduced Tuesday, February 12, 2019

 

  • SB 574: Permitting authorized physician order involuntary hospitalization of individual if physician believes addicted or mentally ill (Maroney; Health and Human Resources then Judiciary)
  • SB 575: Creating long-term care medical review panels (Takubo; Judiciary)
  • SB 576: Creating Orphan Oil and Gas Well Prevention Act (Smith, Sypolt; Energy, Industry and Mining then Judiciary)
  • SB 577: Repealing Class N resident and Class NN nonresident antlerless deer hunting stamp (FN) (Takubo; Natural Resources then Finance)
  • SB 578: Establishing education employees fund (FN) (Unger; Education then Finance)
  • SB 579: Supplemental appropriation to Division of Health (Stollings; Finance)
  • SB 580: Relating generally to Local Control and Accountability Act (Swope; Government Organization then Finance)
  • SB 581: Creating litigation practice license for social workers (Lindsay; Government Organization then Judiciary)
  • SB 582: Exempting certain hygiene products from sales tax (FN) (Beach; Finance)
  • SB 583: Creating financial technology sandbox program for testing of financial products and services (Azinger; Banking and Insurance then Judiciary)
  • SB 584: Requiring contractors performing work for government contracts use software to verify hours worked (Azinger; Government Organization)
  • SB 585: Defining “stalking” as repeated course of conduct (Weld, Ihlenfeld, Lindsay; Judiciary)
  • SB 586: Prohibiting Natural Resources Commission from establishing bag limit for antlered deer (Maynard, Jeffries; Natural Resources then Judiciary)
  • SB 587: Relating to PEIA reimbursement of air ambulance providers (FN) (Trump; Finance)
  • SB 588: Creating small business and minority populations economic and workforce development taskforce (FN) (Jeffries, Lindsay; Workforce then Government Organization)
  • SB 589: Designating social workers in DHHR promote better student school attendance (FN) (Lindsay; Education then Finance)
  • SCR 28: James Henry Caruthers Memorial Road (Jeffries, Baldwin, Beach, Facemire, Ihlenfeld, Lindsay, Plymale, Prezioso, Romano, Stollings)

 

* (FN) indicates the bill has a Fiscal Note

* (IB) indicates the bill is an Interim Bill

 

Committee Action on Bills from Monday, February 11, 2019

 

1 p.m.: Natural Resources (208W)

  • HB 2521: Relating to permitting fur-bearer parts
  • Bill reported to full Senate with recommendation it do pass

 

  • Originating Bill 1: Relating to permitting guided bear hunts
  • Bill reported to full Senate with recommendation it do pass

 

2 p.m.: Banking and Insurance (451M)

  • SB 465: Exempting nonpaid volunteers at VFD or emergency services organization from workers’ compensation benefits
  • Bill is laid over

 

  • SB 485: Defining reduction in coverage and clarifying termination for property insurance
  • Bill was not taken up

 

  • SB 506: Relating to guaranty associations
  • Bill was not taken up
  • SB 531: Relating generally to workers’ compensation claims
  • Bill was not taken up

 

3 p.m.: Judiciary (208W)

  • SB 393: Protecting right to farm
  • Committee Substitute as amended reported to full Senate with recommendation it do pass

 

  • SB 516: Relating to attorney fees in subsidized adoptions
  • Committee Substitute reported to full Senate with recommendation it do pass

 

  • SB 518: Restricting sale and trade of dextromethorphan
  • Committee Substitute reported to full Senate with recommendation it do pass

 

  • SB 563: Prohibiting sexual assault victim be subjected to certain physical examinations
  • Committee Substitute reported to full Senate with recommendation it do pass

 

3 p.m.: Finance (451M)

  • Com. Sub. for SB 266: Creating Intermediate Court of Appeals and WV Appellate Review Organization Act of 2019
  • Committee Substitute for Committee Substitute as amended reported to full Senate with recommendation it do pass

 

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. 2330 – Allowing honorably discharged veterans who possess certain military ratings to qualify to take an examination for licensing as a plumber, electrician, and sprinkler fitter
  • Com. Sub. for H. B. 2405 – Imposing a healthcare related provider tax on certain health care organizations
  • Com. Sub. for H. B. 2468 – Department of Agriculture Capital Improvements Fund
  • Com. Sub. for H. B. 2674 – Creating a student loan repayment program for a mental health provider
  • Com. Sub. for H. B. 2734 – Relating to reduced rates for low-income residential customers of privately owned sewer and combined water and sewer utilities
  • Com. Sub. for H. B. 2813 – Relating generally to collection of use tax

SECOND READING – Amendment Stage

  • Com. Sub. for S. B. 18 – Relating to crimes committed on State Capitol Complex
  • Com. Sub. for S. B. 61 – Adding certain crimes for which prosecutor may apply for wiretap (Judiciary Committee Amendment Pending)
  • Com. Sub. for S. B. 323 – Establishing revenue fund and source to support Department of Agriculture’s improvement to facilities
  • Com. Sub. for H. B. 2109 – Extending the maximum period of confinement a judge may impose for certain, first-time probationary violations
  • Com. Sub. for H. B. 2609 – Relating to presumptions of abandonment and indication of ownership in property
  • H. B. 2647 – Self Storage Limited License Act
  • Com. Sub. for H. B. 2720 – Authorizing certain investigators and first responders to carry firearms
  • Com. Sub. for H. B. 2761 – Modernizing the self-service storage lien law
  • H. B. 2878 – Relating to updating the controlled substances listed on schedule one

FIRST READING

  • Com. Sub. for H. B. 2173 – Allowing state and federal law-enforcement officers to testify as to the contents and evidence of a wiretap or electronic surveillance
  • Com. Sub. for H. B. 2338 – Allowing the owner of an antique military vehicle to display alternate registration insignia
  • Com. Sub. for H. B. 2359 – Relating to exemptions to the commercial driver’s license requirements
  • Com. Sub. for H. B. 2673 – Creating the Oil and Gas Abandoned Well Plugging Fund
  • H. B. 2692 – Relating to primary elections and procedures
  • H. B. 2709 – Relating to hunting licenses
  • Com. Sub. for H. B. 2715 – Relating to Class Q special hunting permit for disabled persons
  • H. B. 2739 – Relating to contributions on behalf of employees to a retirement plan administered by the Consolidated Public Retirement Board
  • H. B. 2743 – Eliminating reference to municipal policemen’s pension and relief funds and firemen’s pension and relief funds in section restricting investment
  • Com. Sub. for H. B. 2793 – Expanding applicability of educational facilities for the West Virginia College Prepaid Tuition and Savings Program
  • H. B. 2819 – Relating generally to contractors (Finance Committee Title Amendment Pending)
  • Com. Sub. for H. B. 2821 – Updating provisions for command, clerical and other pay
  • Com. Sub. for H. B. 2848 – Relating to the West Virginia ABLE Act
  • H. B. 2992 – Relating to governmental websites

 

Committees

Daily Committee Schedule

Committee on Finance

7:00 a.m. – Room 460M

  • Com. Sub. for S. B. 451, Comprehensive education reform.

(***Meeting may be canceled, depending on outcome of Monday meeting.***)

 

Agriculture and Natural Resources

8:30 a.m. – Room 215E

Agriculture Bills:

  • H. B. 2796, Relating to analysis of samples of industrial hemp production.
  • H. B. 2718, Requiring purchasers of roundwood to collect and maintain certain information.
  • H. B. 2774, Relating to the right to farm.

Natural Resources Bills:

  • H. B. 2727, Relating to conducting a study of the Upper Mud River Lake.
  • H. B. 2597, Creating a hunting permit to safely accommodate visually impaired hunters.
  • S. B. 331, Using leashed dogs to track mortally wounded deer or bear
  • S. B. 332, Relating to Class Q special hunting permit for disabled persons.
  • Com. Sub. for S. B. 389, Allowing developmentally disabled person purchase base hunting license.

 

Industry & Labor

10:00 a.m. – Room 215E

 

Political Subdivisions

1:00 p.m. – Room 432M

  • House Bill 2827, Removing the residency requirements for hiring deputy assessors
  • House Bill 2523, Increasing the amount of time a taxpayer has to seek relief from a county commission from an erroneous assessment
  • House Bill 2217, Requiring all local special elections to be held on the days and hours of general, primary or state-wide elections

 

Committee on Energy

2:00 p.m. – Room 418M

  • H. B. 2866, Relating to the termination, expiration, or cancellation of oil or natural gas leases.
  • H. B. 2834, Updating and modernizing the minimum spacing provisions for the drilling of horizontal deep wells.

 

Committee on Health & Human Resources

2:00 p.m. – Room 215E

  • HB 2849 – Establishing different classes of pharmacy technicians
  • Originating Bill – Increase Salary Schedule Nurses and CPS
  • HB 2947 – Relating generally to telemedicine prescription practice requirements and exceptions (2nd reference to Judiciary)
  • HB 2100 – Establishing a pilot program to develop school-based mental and behavioral health services (2nd reference to Education)
  • HB 2768 – Reducing the use of certain prescription drugs

 

Pensions & Retirement

4:00 p.m. – Room 460M

  • H. B. 2595, Establishing the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources Police Officer Retirement System.
  • H. B. (TBD), Requiring minimum monthly retirement benefit for certain retirants of PERS and TRS with 25 or more years of service
  • H. B. 2229, Adding violations of law upon which a public servant’s retirement plan may be forfeited.

 

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

 

 

Citation Presentations Scheduled in House Chamber:

  • 10 a.m. – Citation for Paul Powers

 

Bills:

BILLS TO BE INTRODUCED

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

  1. By Del. Foster, Hanshaw (Mr. Speaker), Householder, Shott, Howell, Pack and Hollen – West Virginia Intellectual Property and Trade Secrets Act (FN) – To the Judiciary
  2. By Del. Westfall – Defining a reduction in coverage and clarifying what is a termination for property insurance – To Banking and Insurance then the Judiciary
  3. By Del. Linville, Mandt and Criss – Requiring cursive writing to be taught in grades K-5 – To Education
  4. By Del. Hanshaw (Mr. Speaker) – Providing county commissioners an ongoing mechanism to consider compensation increases for elected officials – To Political Subdivisions then Finance
  5. By Del. McGeehan and Howell – Repealing the article on unfair trade practices – To the Judiciary
  6. By Del. Higginbotham, Kessinger and Waxman – Conforming the state Consumer Credit and Protection Act to the federal Fair Debt Collection and Practices Act – To the Judiciary
  7. By Del. Kessinger – Relating to agricultural and forest seeds – To Agriculture and Natural Resources then the Judiciary
  8. By Del. Walker, C. Thompson and Pushkin – Relating to state certification of industrial hemp and medical cannabis seed (FN) – To Agriculture and Natural Resources then the Judiciary
  9. By Del. Hanshaw (Mr. Speaker) – Relating to crimes against public justice – To the Judiciary
  10. By Del. Hanshaw (Mr. Speaker) – Increasing compensation of county board of education members (FN) – To Education then Finance
  11. By Del. Hanshaw (Mr. Speaker) – Expanding county commissions’ ability to dispose of county or district property – To Government Organization
  12. By Del. Hanshaw (Mr. Speaker) – Relating generally to the effect on regular levy rate when appraisal results in tax increase – To Political Subdivisions then Finance
  13. By Del. Walker, Pyles, Higginbotham, Angelucci, Skaff, Maynard, C. Thompson, Pushkin and S. Brown – Amending the industrial hemp development act consistent with federal law – To Agriculture and Natural Resources then the Judiciary
  14. By Del. Kessinger – Requiring patients who are pregnant while undergoing medication-assisted treatment to receive prenatal care – To Health and Human Resources
  15. By Del. Fleischauer, Rowe and Pushkin – Providing school day to register and transport students to vote – To Education then Finance
  16. By Del. Nelson, Harshbarger, Cadle, Atkinson, Cooper and Pack – Authorizing the Commissioner of Agriculture to require background checks (FN) – To Government Organization
  17. By Del. Hornbuckle – Reentry Task Force – To the Judiciary then Finance
  18. By Del. Hornbuckle – The Young Professional Tax Credits – To Education then Finance
  19. By Del. Skaff, Rowe, Byrd, Pushkin, Robinson, Estep-Burton and Malcolm – Establishing a 911 Emergency Services Retirement System – To Pensions and Retirement then Finance
  20. By Del. C. Thompson, S. Brown, Sponaugle, Fleischauer, Estep-Burton and Lavender-Bowe – Prohibiting provisions within settlement agreements that prevent the disclosure of factual information related to a claim filed in a civil action – To the Judiciary
  21. By Del. Kessinger, Toney, P. Martin, Linville, Hill, Queen, Worrell, Capito, Maynard, Harshbarger and Hanna – Providing new graduates of an in-state or out-of-state higher educational institution a tax credit on the personal property tax (FN) – To Education then Finance
  22. By Del. Skaff, S. Brown, Estep-Burton, Williams, Zukoff, Angelucci, Walker and Hornbuckle – College Graduate Tax Credit (FN) – To Education then Finance
  23. By Del. Butler [By Request of the WV Department of Transportation] – Aligning the salary of the Director of the State Rail Authority with similar positions in state government – To Finance
  24. By Del. Skaff, Estep-Burton, S. Brown, Williams, Zukoff, Angelucci, Walker, Linville, Queen and Hornbuckle – West Virginia Residential Incentive Tax Credit Act (FN) – To Education then Finance
  25. By Del. Butler [By Request of the WV Department of Transportation] – Relating to the State Aeronautics Commission – To Government Organization then Finance
  26. By Del. Kessinger and Foster – Relating to the deregulation of natural gas for certain consumers – To Energy
  27. By Del. Shott [By Request of the WV Department of Administration] – Relating to the West Virginia Public Employees Insurance Agency’s reimbursement of air-ambulance providers (FN) – To the Judiciary then Finance
  28. By Del. D. Jeffries, Fleischauer, Miley, Malcolm, Atkinson, Ellington, Worrell, Pack, Summers, Fast and Bibby – Health Care Transparency Act – To Health and Human Resources then the Judiciary
  29. By Del. Espinosa – Relating to sole source contracts for goods and services with nonprofit corporations affiliated with the respective education institutions (FN) – To Education
  30. By Del. Espinosa – Relating to the disposition of permit fees, registration fees and civil penalties imposed against thoroughbred horse racing licensees – To Finance
  31. By Del. Hanshaw (Mr. Speaker) – Requiring the Governor to fix the salaries of certain state appointed officers after the office is vacated – To Finance
  32. By Del. Barrett – Including home confinement officers in definition of law-enforcement officers – To the Judiciary
  33. By Del. Hanshaw (Mr. Speaker) – West Virginia Business Ready Sites Program (FN) – To Government Organization
  34. By Del. Westfall, Maynard, Graves, Pushkin, Canestraro and Miller – Providing for the Racing Commission to approve number of racing days requested by racing association – To the Judiciary then Finance
  35. By Del. Hornbuckle – Establishing a tax credit for businesses who hire, promote and develop women and minorities into executive, professional or administrative roles (FN) – To Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Economic Development then Finance
  36. By Del. Butler [By Request of the WV Department of Transportation] – Relating generally to the West Virginia Highway Design-Build Pilot Program – To Technology and Infrastructure then the Judiciary
  37. By Del. Hornbuckle – Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act – To the Judiciary
  38. By Del. Pyles and Diserio – Requiring court reporters be licensed (FN) – To the Judiciary then Finance
  39. By Del. Pyles, Longstreth, Staggers, Diserio, Swartzmiller, Doyle and Rowan – Relating to the West Virginia Public Employees Retirement Act (FN) – To Pensions and Retirement then Finance
  40. By Del. C. Martin, Howell, Paynter, Fleischauer, Hansen, Walker, Pyles, Nelson and Hott – Permitting the Alcohol Beverage Control Administration to request the assistance of law enforcement (FN) – To the Judiciary
  41. By Del. Cadle, Cooper, Howell, Harshbarger, Hott, Westfall, Sponaugle and Linville – Modifying the types of bolts and arrows that may be used in crossbow hunting – To Agriculture and Natural Resources then the Judiciary
  42. By Del. Lovejoy, Fluharty, Lavender-Bowe, Walker, Fleischauer, Robinson, Diserio, Canestraro, Campbell, Pushkin and Miller – Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program Fund – To Agriculture and Natural Resources then Finance
  43. By Del. Lovejoy, Canestraro, Fluharty, Miller and Campbell – Relating to Deputy Sheriff Retirement System (FN) – To Pensions and Retirement then Finance
  44. By Del. Pyles, Pushkin, Longstreth, Staggers, Rowe, Diserio, Swartzmiller, Doyle, Canestraro and Rowan – Members of certain state, county, and municipal public employee retirement plans option to purchase credit for Peace Corps service (FN) – To Pensions and Retirement then Finance
  45. By Del. Sponaugle, Miller, Hott, C. Thompson, Boggs, Hartman, N. Brown, Staggers, Barrett, Caputo and Miley – Relating to the West Virginia State Police Retirement System (FN) – To Pensions and Retirement then Finance
  46. By Del. Campbell, Higginbotham, Lovejoy, Canestraro, Pack, Paynter, Wilson, Angelucci, Miller, Maynard and Longstreth – Relating to criminal procedure (FN) – To the Judiciary
  47. By Del. Pushkin, S. Brown, Estep-Burton, Williams, Barrett, Maynard, Lavender-Bowe, Hornbuckle and C. Thompson – Increasing access to contraceptive drugs, devices, and procedures – To Health and Human Resources then the Judiciary
  48. By Del. Foster, Phillips, Malcolm and D. Jeffries – Relating to a court’s consideration of the expression of a preference by a child in certain child custody matters – To the Judiciary
  49. By Del. Foster and Steele – Repealing the law which makes prime contractors liable for the failure of subcontractors to make proper payments for workers’ compensation (FN) – To Industry and Labor then the Judiciary
  50. By Del. Fleischauer, Walker, Hansen, Williams, Byrd, McGeehan, Phillips, Zukoff, Storch and Wilson – Relating to electioneering or distributing literature at early voting locations – To Political Subdivisions then the Judiciary
  51. By Del. Foster, Westfall, Kessinger, Maynard, S. Brown and Skaff – Requiring prescriptions be made by electronic means – To the Judiciary
  52. By Del. Foster – Clarifying that municipalities may enact ordinances for rates, fees, and charges based upon actual use of services (FN) – To the Judiciary
  53. By Del. Williams, Summers, Fleischauer, Pyles, Walker, Hansen, Caputo, Miley, Zukoff, Queen and Sypolt – Requiring the Commissioner of Highways to develop a formula for allocating road funds – To Government Organization
  54. By Del. Cowles, Maynard, Barrett, Skaff, Boggs and Williams – Exempting certain complimentary hotel rooms from hotel occupancy tax (FN) – To Finance
  55. By Del. Doyle, Lavender-Bowe, Campbell and S. Brown – Relating to compensation paid to landowners when interest in property taken by eminent domain is for a nongovernmental entity – To the Judiciary
  56. By Del. Maynard, Hollen, Pack, Angelucci, Linville, Lovejoy, Miller, Paynter, J. Jeffries, Jennings and Queen – Providing that moneys in the West Virginia Emergency Medical Services Retirement Fund are exempt from taxation, garnishment and other process (FN) – To the Judiciary then Finance
  57. By Del. Staggers, Steele, Angelucci, Miley and Shott – Permitting adjunct professors to serve on the institutional governing boards – To Education
  58. By Del. Staggers, Angelucci, Jennings, Maynard and Summers – Improving dissemination of boiled water advisories to affected communities (FN) – To Health and Human Resources
  59. By Del. Howell, Hanshaw (Mr. Speaker), Householder, Pack, Boggs, Hamrick, Miley, Storch, Wilson and Byrd – West Virginia Municipal Broadband Expansion Act (FN) – To the Judiciary
  60. By Del. Bibby, Hardy, Cooper, J. Jeffries, Espinosa, Waxman, Wilson, Paynter, Fast, C. Martin and D. Jeffries – Relating to requiring state, county, and municipal government agencies to provide all employees an annual statement of total compensation – To Government Organization
  61. By Del. Fleischauer, Pushkin, N. Brown, Hill, Hartman, Sponaugle, C. Thompson, Miley, Lavender-Bowe, Estep-Burton and Walker – Ensuring coverage for residents with preexisting conditions – To Banking and Insurance then the Judiciary
  62. By Del. Hott, Harshbarger, C. Martin, D. Kelly, Sponaugle, Rowan, Westfall, Phillips, Hollen, Toney and Mandt – Relating to rules for hunting antlered deer – To Agriculture and Natural Resources then Government Organization
  63. By Del. Howell, C. Martin, Pack, Hamrick and Wilson – Relating to the state agency for surplus property – To Government Organization
  64. By Del. Hornbuckle, Doyle, Pyles, Longstreth and Diserio – Permitting levies to pass with a majority of the vote – To the Judiciary
  65. By Del. Pethtel – Providing protections, under certain circumstances, to owners of livestock and other domestic animals – To Agriculture and Natural Resources then the Judiciary
  66. By Del. Shott – Relating to the Adult Drug Court Participation Fund – To the Judiciary then Finance
  67. By Del. Hornbuckle, Pushkin, Longstreth, Skaff, Hicks, Diserio, Caputo and Staggers – Granting full time employees of county boards of education three months of paid leave following the birth of a child (FN) – To Education then Finance
  68. By Del. Campbell, Higginbotham, Canestraro, Lovejoy, Lavender-Bowe, Harshbarger, Pack, Wilson, Worrell, Angelucci and Diserio – Relating to buck deer rifle hunting season (FN) – To Agriculture and Natural Resources then Finance
  69. By Del. Criss and Nelson – Amending the definition of mortgage loan originator – To Banking and Insurance then the Judiciary
  70. By Del. Nelson, Criss, Westfall, Skaff and Hartman – Relating to requirements for making consumer loans in West Virginia – To Banking and Insurance then the Judiciary
  71. By Del. Porterfield – Relating to sale of delinquent tax liens – To the Judiciary then Finance
  72. By Del. Bibby, Hardy, Espinosa, Summers, Kessinger, Westfall, Hanna, Wilson, Butler, Higginbotham and Cooper – Relating to a home Instruction and private school tax credit (FN) – To Education then Finance
  73. By Del. Steele – Establishing an intravenous drug user treatment and commitment process – To Prevention and Treatment of Substance Abuse then the Judiciary
  74. By Del. J. Kelly – Orphan Oil and Gas Well Prevention Act – To Energy
  75. By Del. Steele – Relating to extended supervision for certain drug offenders – To the Judiciary
  76. By Del. Westfall – Relating to third-party litigation financing – To the Judiciary
  77. By Del. C. Thompson, Angelucci, Fleischauer and Lavender-Bowe – Relating to sales by pet stores of dogs, cats or rabbits – To the Judiciary
  78. By Del. Shott – Relating to the right of certain persons to limit possession of firearms on premises – To the Judiciary
  79. By Del. Hollen – Relating to the accrued benefit of retirees in the West Virginia State Police Retirement System (FN) – To Pensions and Retirement then Finance
  80. By Del. Lavender-Bowe, Rohrbach, Rowe, Fleischauer, Doyle, Staggers, C. Thompson, Zukoff, Estep-Burton and Walker – Relating to electronic cigarettes (FN) – To Health and Human Resources then Finance
  81. By Del. Fleischauer – Permitting customers and developers to enter into solar power purchase agreements – To Energy
  82. By Del. Skaff, Steele, Robinson, Capito and Byrd – Authorizing a court administrator to make determinations of financial eligibility for public defender services – To the Judiciary
  83. By Del. Foster – Ensuring that legal or biological parents have equal access to any and all copies of birth registry forms – To Health and Human Resources then the Judiciary
  84. By Del. Criss – Terminating the Public Service Commission – To the Judiciary
  85. By Del. Criss – Transferring jurisdiction over vehicle weight enforcement and excess weight permit issuances to the State Police (FN) – To Technology and Infrastructure then the Judiciary
  86. By Del. Skaff, Estep-Burton, Pushkin, Byrd, Walker, Rowe and Robinson – Permitting election day registration of voters (FN) – To Political Subdivisions then the Judiciary
  87. By Del. Estep-Burton, C. Thompson, Lavender-Bowe and Doyle – Relating generally to paid family and medical leave – To Banking and Insurance then Finance
  88. By Del. Zukoff and Storch – Relating to withholding tax on income from natural resources royalty payments – To Energy then Finance
  89. By Del. Skaff, Rowe, Hornbuckle, Boggs, Ellington, Sponaugle, Longstreth and Williams – Redirecting a percentage of any surplus to state institutions of higher education to restore their state allocation funding levels – To Education then Finance
  90. By Del. Fluharty, Lovejoy, Hornbuckle, Maynard, Bates, Hansen and Pushkin – Relating to Good Samaritan Food Donation Act (FN) – To Finance
  91. By Del. Fluharty and Barrett – Repealing antiquated provisions relating to gaming activities – To Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Economic Development then the Judiciary
  92. By Del. Hanshaw (Mr. Speaker) and Miley – Adding temporary work during the legislative session as exclusion to the term employment for purposes of unemployment compensation – To the Judiciary
  93. By Del. Hanshaw (Mr. Speaker) [By Request of the Executive] – Supplementary appropriation to Governor’s Office, Civil Contingent Fund – To Finance
  94. By Del. Hanshaw (Mr. Speaker) and Miley [By Request of the Executive] – Supplementary appropriation to the State Board of Education – To Finance
  95. By Del. Hanshaw (Mr. Speaker) and Miley [By Request of the Executive] – Allowing contracts for services related to response, recovery or relief of a declared state of emergency to be entered into without bidding – To Government Organization
  96. By Del. Hanshaw (Mr. Speaker) and Miley [By Request of the Executive] – Relating to interagency procurement of commodities and services – To Finance
  97. By Del. Miley, Miller and Canestraro – Providing county commissioners an ongoing mechanism to consider compensation increases for elected officials – To Political Subdivisions then Finance
  98. By Del. Miley, Pushkin, Staggers, Estep-Burton, Angelucci, Lavender-Bowe, Bates and Walker – Modifying licensing requirements for the practice of telemedicine and surgery or podiatry – To Health and Human Resources then the Judiciary
  99. By Del. Hanshaw (Mr. Speaker) – Relating to employment, promotion and transfer of professional personnel by county boards of education – To Education
  100. By Del. Sypolt – Relating to a person being required to undergo a psychological or mental health evaluation during divorce or child custody proceeding – To the Judiciary
  101. By Del. Atkinson, J. Kelly, Westfall, Criss, Nelson, D. Jeffries, Jennings, Hollen, Butler, P. Martin and Cowles – Creating a pilot program to encourage utility infrastructure development to certain lands (FN) – To Government Organization
  102. By Del. Cowles – Relating to standards for factory-built homes – To Government Organization
  103. By Del. Longstreth, Fleischauer, Doyle, Pyles, Williams, Pushkin, Zukoff and Evans – Relating to political affiliation of elected officials – To the Judiciary
  104. By Del. Summers, Hollen, Graves, Anderson, Malcolm, Pack, Pethtel and Evans – Establishing a minimum monthly retirement annuity for certain retirants (FN) – To Pensions and Retirement then Finance
  105. By Del. Hanshaw (Mr. Speaker) – Relating to four-year higher education – To Education then Finance
  106. By Del. Skaff, Barrett, Williams, Boggs, Storch, Maynard and Miley – West Virginia Innovation Free-Trade Business Technology Property Valuation Act and the West Virginia Innovation Free-Trade Tax Credit Act (FN) – To Finance
  107. By Del. Williams, Lavender-Bowe, C. Thompson, Estep-Burton, Westfall, Cooper, Campbell, Fluharty and Pushkin – Allowing the same business owner to brew and sell beer to also distill and sell liquor – To Government Organization
  108. By Del. Pushkin, Criss, Estep-Burton, Robinson, Fluharty and Skaff – Relating to eliminating payments to the Alcohol Beverage Control Commissioner from distilleries and mini-distilleries – To Government Organization
  109. By Del. Espinosa, Cowles and Householder – Clarifying certain provisions of the Nonintoxicating Beer Act (FN) – To Government Organization
  110. By Del. Westfall – Modernizing certain nonintoxicating beer, nonintoxicating craft beer, beer, wine, and liquor laws by permitting certain hours of operation – To Government Organization
  111. By Del. Espinosa, Cowles, Summers, Householder and Westfall – Creating alternating wine proprietorships for wineries and farm wineries (FN) – To Government Organization
  112. By Del. Espinosa and Householder – Authorizing operators of a distillery or mini-distillery to offer for purchase and consumption liquor on the premises – To Government Organization
  113. By Del. Hamrick – Relating to exception to restrictions on nonresident brewers, manufacturers and distributors – To Government Organization
  114. By Del. Espinosa – Permitting the Alcohol Beverage Control Administration to request the assistance of law enforcement (FN) – To Government Organization
  115. By Del. Howell, C. Martin, Hamrick and Wilson – Requiring retail licensees to purchase at least 10 percent of available SKUs from the commissioner – To Government Organization
  116. By Del. S. Brown – Requiring the Secretary of the Department of Revenue to post on the Internet a unified economic development report – To Government Organization then Finance
  117. By Del. S. Brown, Hornbuckle, Williams, Pyles, Byrd and Walker – Relating to the normalization of cannabis laws – To Health and Human Resources then the Judiciary
  118. By Del. S. Brown, Angelucci and Walker – Implementing the Statewide Sexual Assault Evidence Collection Kit Tracking System – To the Judiciary
  119. By Del. S. Brown, Hanna, Angelucci and Walker – Removing the statute of limitations on any misdemeanor which involves a child under 18 years of age – To the Judiciary
  120. By Del. S. Brown – Creating the Sexual Assault Victims’ Bill of Rights (FN) – To Health and Human Resources then the Judiciary
  121. By Del. Hanshaw (Mr. Speaker) – Relating to job creation and incentives (FN) – To Finance
  122. By Del. Byrd – Directing county school boards to construct covered bus stops – To Education then Finance
  123. By Del. Sypolt – Eliminating the requirement that schools be closed on election days – To Education then the Judiciary
  124. By Del. Pushkin – Extending the prescription length of certain life sustaining emergency prescriptions – To Prevention and Treatment of Substance Abuse then Health and Human Resources
  125. By Del. Caputo – Removing current limitations on sales of nonintoxicating beer and nonintoxicating craft beer growlers – To Government Organization
  126. By Del. Sypolt and Jennings – Prohibiting the Legislature from negotiating with illegal strikers – To the Judiciary
  127. By Del. Sypolt – Relating to mandatory drug testing for state legislators and teachers – To Education then the Judiciary
  128. By Del. Azinger – Relating generally to the ethical standards for elected and appointed officials and public employees – To the Judiciary
  129. By Del. Doyle, Pyles and Hansen – West Virginia Beverage Container Recycling and Litter Control Act – To Industry and Labor then Government Organization
  130. By Del. S. Brown, Pyles, Zukoff, Walker and Lavender-Bowe – Enacting fair workweek employment standards (FN) – To Industry and Labor then the Judiciary
  131. By Del. S. Brown, Pyles, Zukoff, Walker and Lavender-Bowe – Requiring state institutions of higher education adopt policies and programs relating to sexual assault, domestic violence, and stalking (FN) – To Education then the Judiciary
  132. By Del. S. Brown, Pyles and Lavender-Bowe – Taxpayer Protection Act – To Finance
  133. By Del. Fleischauer, Higginbotham, Walker, S. Brown, Miley, C. Thompson, Linville, Lovejoy, Canestraro, Fluharty and Byrd – Prohibiting civil rights violations based on disability, gender identity or sexual orientation – To the Judiciary
  134. By Del. Doyle, Campbell, Lavender-Bowe, Zukoff, Evans, Dean and Hornbuckle – Coordinating a plan to provide the first two years of post-secondary education for free (FN) – To Education then Finance
  135. By Del. Queen – Providing an exemption from the consumer sales and service tax for purchases of certain services and tangible personal property sold for the repair, remodeling and maintenance of aircraft (FN) – To Finance
  136. By Del. Ellington, Porterfield, Kessinger, Fast, Wilson, Jennings and Worrell – Relating to the Secondary School Activities Commission and participation by home schooled students – To Education

The following bills are introduced pursuant to House Rule 92:

  1. By Del. Toney, Paynter, Hornbuckle, Campbell, Dean and Evans – Changing the recommended guidelines for full-day and half-day cooks to the minimum ratio of one cook for every 110 meals (FN) – To Education then Finance
  2. By Del. Hornbuckle and Higginbotham – Be Exceptional Starting Today Act (FN) – To the Judiciary then Finance
  3. By Del. Toney, Phillips, Steele, Pack, Lovejoy, Maynard, Paynter, Dean, Hornbuckle, Campbell and Evans – Creating three separate job titles for school bus operators (FN) – To Education

 

 

All Senate and House Bills Introduced on Feb. xx, 2019:

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