Thursday, February 27, 2003

11:00 A.M.


S. B. 284 -           Continuing division of purchasing within department of administration

S. B. 470 -           Continuing board of manufactured housing construction and safety

H. B. 2118 -          Adjusting the retirement benefits for all members of the West Virginia state police retirement system (Original same as S. B. 106 - similar to S. B. 368 and S. B. 385) (July 1, 2003)

H. B. 2194 -          Reimbursement to police agencies for training and certification costs

Com. Sub. for H. B. 2438 -    Allowing teachers who withdrew from the teachers retirement system in favor of the defined contribution retirement system to return to the teachers retirement system (Effect from passage)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 2592 -    Authorizing the department of administration to promulgate legislative rules (Effect from passage)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 2599 -    Authorizing the department of education and the arts to promulgate legislative rules (Effect from passage)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 2615 -    Authorizing the department of military affairs and public safety to promulgate legislative rules (Effect from passage)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 2648 -    Authorizing the department of transportation to promulgate legislative rules (Effect from passage)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 2713 -    Authorizing corporations incorporated under the laws of states other than West Virginia to apply for, obtain and maintain a certificate of authority to operate a health maintenance organization (Original same as S. B. 360)

H. B. 2731 -          Providing dedication of a portion of pari-mutuel proceeds be utilized to fund employee retirement plans at certain racing facilities (Original same as S. B. 349) (Effect from passage)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 2910 -    Establishing an "Amber Alert" system to be utilized to rapidly disseminate information with regard to abducted and missing children

H. B. 2991 -          Relating to the fee charged by fiduciary commissioners in settling an estate (Original same as S. B. 536 - similar to S. B. 574)

H. B. 3019 -          Finding and declaring certain claims against the state and its agencies to be moral obligations of the state (Original similar to S. B. 428) (Effect from passage)

H. B. 3045 -          Implementing the Master Tobacco Settlement Agreement

Com. Sub. for H. B. 3074 -    Allowing a retired member of the teachers retirement system to be reemployed on a contract basis (Original similar to S. B. 2) (Effect from passage)

H. B. 3150 -          Barring state officers, agencies or entities from requiring that surety, payment, performance or bid bonds be obtained from any particular company


Com. Sub. for H. B. 2094 -    Regulating the release of fish, water animals and other aquatic organism into the waters of this state

Com. Sub. for H. B. 2237 -    Adding a magistrate in Monongalia and Wood Counties

Com. Sub. for H. B. 2386 -    Providing for a panel of senior magistrate court clerks to serve in substitution for magistrate court clerks who are on authorized leave (Original similar to S. B. 5)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 2436 -    Making the state's criminal and penalty laws applying to the use and display of beer and alcoholic beverages in motor vehicles to conform to federal law (Original similar to S. B. 15)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 2523 -    Providing financing for the construction of capital improvements to, and renovation of, the state capitol complex and its appurtenant facilities (Original same as S. B. 196) (Effect from passage)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 2625 -    Authorizing the department of health and human resources to promulgate legislative rules (Effect from passage)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 2753 -    Prohibiting participation in animal fighting ventures and making violations a felony
Com. Sub. for H. B. 2760 -    Authorizing motor carrier inspectors designated by the PSC to enforce all traffic laws and rules of the road with respect to commercial motor vehicles

Com. Sub. for H. B. 2768 -    Enacting a standardized false alarm ordinance

H. B. 2866 -          Relating to construction financing for surface transportation improvements through federal grant anticipation notes (Original same as S. B. 456) (Effect from passage)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 2869 -    Relating to the creation, development and operation of an automated tax administration system (Original same as S. B. 450)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 2875 -    Eliminating a gap in employment for employees participating in the public employees insurance plan who were subject to a reduction in force and who are reemployed and reenter the plan

Com. Sub. for H. B. 2972 -    Improving the actuarial soundness of municipal police and fire pensions (Original same as S. B. 596)

H. B. 3027 -          Authorizing the tax commissioner to waive tax, interest and penalties in specified circumstances which are otherwise imposed on uncompensated members of the governing board or board of directors of certain tax exempt organizations

H. B. 3037 -          Mandating that an apprentice fireman be terminated from employment following three unsuccessful attempts at passing an apprentice examination (Original same as S. B. 619)

H. B. 3062 -          Authorizing stockholders of closely held corporations to file suit for partition of real estate owned by the corporation when the real estate is the only substantial asset of the corporation

Com. Sub. for H. B. 3068 -    Empowering public service districts to enter into agreements for engineering, design or feasibility studies, without the prior approval of the public service commission

H. B. 3077 -          Authorizing the tax commissioner to enter into agreements with the internal revenue service for offsetting tax refunds against tax liabilities

H. B. 3084 -          Restructuring the support enforcement commission in the areas of membership, duties and powers

H. B. 3088 -          Authorizing the insurance commissioner to require nonresident excess line brokers to remit the surcharge on fire and casualty insurance policies (Title amendment pending) (Original same as S. B. 629)
H. B. 3089 -          Modifying various requirements of financial institutions notifying the real estate commission in certain circumstances (Title amendment pending)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 3109 -    Bringing the provisions of the teachers defined contribution retirement system in conformity with those of the teachers retirement system (Effect from passage)

H. B. 3190 -          Relating to the titling and ownership of property for area vocational education programs

H. B. 3191 -          Repealing the code relating to the governor's office of fiscal risk analysis and management (July 1, 2003)

H. B. 3192 -          Abolishing the existing science and technology council and establishing a new academy of science and technology (Original similar to S. B. 651)

H. B. 3193 -          Relating to reports on school attendance for purposes of accountability and excluding certain absences (Original similar to S. B. 183) (Effect from passage)

H. B. 3194 -          Relating to updating fee structure provisions

H. B. 3195 -          Changing agency termination dates pursuant to West Virginia sunset law

H. B. 3197 -          Relating to the use of federal funds for youth in the custody of the division of juvenile services (Effect from passage)


S. B. 447 -           Allowing reciprocal agreements with Ohio regarding hunting and fishing