Tuesday, January 16, 2007

2151.By Del. Cann, Stalnaker, Pino, Fragale, Kominar, Ennis, Pethtel, Craig, Perry, Beach and Iaquinta - Relating to parental notification requirements for abortions performed on unemancipated minors - To Health and Human Resources then Judiciary

2152.By Del. Lane - Eliminating mercury in childhood vaccines - To Health and Human Resources then Judiciary

2153.By Del. Lane - Relating to public school campus police officers (FN) - To Education then Finance

2154.By Del. Pino - Creating the "Supplement to West Virginia Veterans Education Benefits Program Fund" - To Government Organization then Finance

2155.By Del. Pino - Authorizing county commissions to create a special fund for the purposes of posting bond for certain individuals - To Political Subdivisions then Finance

2156.By Del. Pino - Equalizing the number and alternating the selection of juror strikes in a felony trial - To Judiciary

2157.By Del. Talbott - Prohibiting discrimination in rates by insurance companies because of having filed claims under the uninsured and under insured coverage of an automobile policy - To Banking and Insurance then Judiciary

2158.By Del. Pino - Providing a base starting pay and retention salary increases for Division of Protective Services law-enforcement officers, excluding the Director and Deputy Director (FN) - To Finance

2159.By Del. Overington, Stemple, Long, Pino and Armstead - Encouraging state and local government entities to display the national motto, "In God We Trust" - To Judiciary

2160.By Del. Overington and Sumner - Requiring a public hearing and county commission approval prior to the issuance of an initial or transfer license for a private club - To Judiciary

2161.By Del. Azinger and Evans - Imposing an excise tax on the sale or rental of obscene materials - To Finance

2162.By Del. Marshall and Long - Assigning benefits directly to providers based on the patients assignment of benefit form - To Government Organization

2163.By Del. Barker and White - Increasing the required minimum liability insurance required on a motor vehicle - To Banking and Insurance then Judiciary

2164.By Del. Argento and Stemple - Relating to requiring lien holders to notify the sheriff's office via written instrument and to record a release in the county clerk's office within sixty days after the lien has been satisfied - To Judiciary

2165.By Del. Barker and Argento - Permitting employee organizations to obtain state employees' home addresses in certain circumstances - To Judiciary

2166.By Del. Overington, Rowan, Evans and Blair - Justifying the use of deadly force by a pregnant woman when she reasonably believes that her unborn child's life is threatened - To Judiciary

2167.By Del. Eldridge, Marshall, Miley, Caputo and Perdue - Prohibiting the use of a person's credit history in insurance transactions - To Banking and Insurance then Judiciary

2168.By Del. Eldridge, Marshall, Miley and Caputo - Relating to credit card solicitation on college campuses - To Judiciary

2169.By Del. Morgan and Craig - Creating sales and use tax exemptions for purchases of design and engineering services and materials and equipment directly used in construction of new or replacement amusement rides (FN) - To Finance

2170.By Del. Longstreth, Poling, M., Caputo and Martin - Providing that alleged victims of domestic violence or abuse have the right to have a person of their choosing present when they are interviewed by law-enforcement officers or the prosecuting attorney - To Judiciary

2171.By Del. Boggs - Creating the criminal offense of harassment of a participant of a neighborhood crime watch - To Judiciary

2172.By Del. Morgan and Caputo - Providing that candidates for statewide political office belonging to the party with the most registered voters in the state be placed in a preeminent position on the election ballot - To Judiciary

2173.By Del. Eldridge, Barker, Hrutkay and Pino - Multiple Prescriptions Abuse Prevention Act - To Health and Human Resources then Judiciary

2174.By Del. Boggs and Campbell - Creating the joint commission on technology and advanced communications - To Government Organization then Finance

2175.By Del. Marshall, Eldridge, Miley, Caputo and Brown - Relating to the unauthorized acquisition of data that compromises the security, confidentiality, or integrity of personal information maintained by the data collector - To Judiciary

2176.By Del. Ellem, Hamilton and Proudfoot - Authorizing law-enforcement officials to deputize law-enforcement personnel employed by out-of-state jurisdictions (FN) - To Judiciary

2177.By Del. Carmichael, Armstead, Long, Tansill, Walters and Schoen - Providing a tax credit to medical providers in an amount equal to their investment in electronic medical record technology (FN) - To Finance

2178.By Del. Brown, Hatfield, Long, Poling, M. and Mahan - Providing criminal penalties for persons convicted of human trafficking and involuntary servitude offenses - To Judiciary

2179.By Del. Argento, Stemple, Martin, Talbott and Fragale - Including persons who participate in or who contribute to taking a person's identity with fraudulent intent - To Judiciary

2180.By Del. Barker and Hrutkay - Requiring that of the two judges allotted for the twenty-fifth circuit, one must be a resident of Boone County and one a resident of Lincoln County - To Judiciary

2181.By Del. Boggs and Hamilton - Requiring that annual reports be recorded on CD-Rom for distribution - To Government Organization

2182.By Del. Brown, Spencer, Marshall and Longstreth - Providing that rehabilitation counselors employed by the Division of Rehabilitative Services shall be paid at an equivalent rate to public school counselors (FN) - To Education then Finance

2183.By Del. Wysong, Tabb, Stemple, Hrutkay, Eldridge, Williams, Poling, M., Perry and Beach - Relating to authorizing reciprocity weapons licensing for nonresidents - To Judiciary

2184.By Del. Schoen and Martin - Prohibiting solid waste authorities from duplicating or competing with private recycling businesses - To Judiciary

2185.By Del. Iaquinta and Hrutkay - Providing a criminal penalty for transmitting bulk electronic mail messages which are unsolicited - To Judiciary

2186.By Del. Caputo and Tucker - Providing that personnel carriers used to transport miners must be maintained at the working section - To Judiciary

2187.By Del. Frederick, Stalnaker, Walters and Rowan - Allowing HEAPS funds to be used for the costs of taking a GED exam - To Education then Finance

2188.By Del. Hamilton, Duke and Sumner - Providing for the continuance of medical coverage for the spouse of a deceased retired public employee for any period previously purchased with accumulated leave - To Pensions and Retirement then Finance

2189.By Del. Caputo, Paxton, Perry, Fragale and Poling, M. - Relating to substitute service personnel seniority - To Education then Finance

2190.By Del. Fragale and Martin - Providing that applications for farm use valuation must be filed with the county assessor between dates specified - To Judiciary then Finance

2191.By Del. Pino and Cann - Exempting certain start-up businesses founded by West Virginia college or university graduates from various state, county and municipal taxes (FN) - To Finance

2192.By Del. Swartzmiller, Stemple and Craig - Authorizing jailors and correctional officers to carry firearms while performing their duties - To Judiciary

2193.By Del. Wysong, Tabb, Doyle, Marshall, Moore and Longstreth - Increasing the penalties for child abuse - To Judiciary

2194.By Del. Yost and Tucker - Authorizing issuance of warrants to extract blood analysis of persons charged with driving under the influence - To Judiciary

2195.By Del. Fragale, Iaquinta, Eldridge, Stalnaker and Miley - Requiring that the State School Board ensure that no class size for grades seven through twelve be greater than twenty-five students to every one teacher - To Education then Finance

2196.By Del. Stemple, White, Doyle and Paxton - Providing that United States flags fly at half-mast for three days whenever a state resident soldier is killed by hostile fire or when an in-state law-enforcement officer is killed in the line of duty - To Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security then Judiciary

2197.By Del. Schoen and Martin - Creating new felony offenses of malicious wounding with the use of a firearm and unlawful wounding with the use of a firearm of a law enforcement officer and providing for mandatory jail sentences - To Judiciary

2198.By Del. Perry, Campbell, Argento, Boggs, Williams, Mahan, Sumner and Browning - Exempting county school boards of education school buses from paying tolls for transit over the West Virginia Turnpike or any parkways authority project (FN) - To Finance

2199.By Del. Varner, Williams, Mahan, Craig, Boggs, Proudfoot, Perdue and Barker - Allowing a nonresident, licensed to carry concealed weapons in another state, to carry a concealed weapon in this state without a reciprocal agreement between the nonresident's state and this state - To Judiciary

2200.By Del. Campbell and Canterbury - Clarifying the penalty provisions regarding battery on a police officer - To Judiciary

2201.By Del. Perry and Stemple - Providing a statutory good faith exception to the exclusionary rule when evidence has been obtained during an execution of a search warrant, arrest warrant or capias - To Judiciary

2202.By Del. Perry, Wells, Hrutkay and Tabb - Relating to granting campus police officers law enforcement powers at private institutions of higher education in this state - To Education then Judiciary

2203.By Del. Perry and Stemple - Altering the criminal penalties for driving while license is suspended or revoked - To Judiciary

2204.By Del. Perry, Stemple and Cann - Providing that retiring municipal police officers may keep their service revolver (FN) - To Political Subdivisions then Judiciary

2205.By Del. Iaquinta, Miley, White, Campbell and Evans - Relating to the denial of course credits for unexcused absences in school - To Education

2206.By Del. Talbott, Stemple, Eldridge, Hamilton, Poling, M. and Argento - Prohibiting a person not the owner of a dog from removing tags, collars or apparel from a dog without the permission of the owner - To Agriculture and Natural Resources then Judiciary

2207.By Del. Cann - Business and occupation tax credit to electric power generators for the use of West Virginia coal (FN) - To Finance

2208.By Del. Frederick - Relating generally to mine inspectors - To Industry and Labor, Economic Development and Small Business then Judiciary

2209.By Del. Stalnaker - Penalty for failing to make a reasonable, good-faith attempt to return a minor child in a timely manner at the expiration of lawful custody or visitation - To Judiciary

2210.By Del. Porter - Prohibiting employees of higher education from assisting students in securing abortions (FN) - To Judiciary

2211.By Del. Pino - Increasing supplemental benefits to certain teacher retirement annuitants (FN) - To Education then Finance

2212.By Del. Frederick and Stalnaker - Requiring the secretary of the department of environmental protection to adopt the federal regulations governing surface coal mining activities - To Judiciary

2213.By Del. Cann - Relating to assessments of real property (FN) - To Judiciary then Finance

2214.By Del. Caputo and Longstreth - Providing that a legally unlicensed personal care home may house up to four unrelated residents if there is at least one full-time employee working at the home - To Health and Human Resources then Judiciary

2215.By Del. Frederick, Stalnaker, Walters, Rowan and Cann - Creating incentives for encouraging West Virginia workers to obtain the GED (FN) - To Education then Finance

2216.By Del. Craig and Morgan - Expanding the counties covered by West Virginia Route 2 and Interstate 68 Authority to include Cabell, Mason and Jackson counties; and increasing the number of members - To Political Subdivisions then Judiciary

2217.By Del. Hrutkay and Martin - Prohibiting the reclassification of Class II real property for a period of two years if the estate has not been settled (FN) - To Judiciary then Finance

2218.By Del. Talbott, Perdue and Perry - Providing that accident report forms are conclusive as to the issue of the accident's cause, unless a court rules otherwise - To Judiciary

2219.By Del. Blair and Sumner - Requiring a physician to receive written consent from at least one parent or legal guardian before an abortion is performed on an unemancipated minor - To Health and Human Resources then Judiciary

2220.By Del. DeLong, Tucker, Hrutkay, Barker, Caputo, Marshall, Fragale, Eldridge, Miley and Moore - Raising the "years of service" supplemental salary increase for public employees (FN) - To Finance

2221.By Del. Kominar - Providing for a pilot project intended to divert low-income residents from early institutionalization (FN) - To Health and Human Resources then Finance

2222.By Del. Caputo, Tucker, Mahan, Boggs, Longstreth, Fragale, Barker and Hrutkay - Authorizing the Governor to appoint an additional member to the Surface Mine Board that represents the interest of labor - To Industry and Labor, Economic Development and Small Business then Government Organization

2223.By Del. Hamilton, Hrutkay, Talbott and Romine - Restricting public access to concealed weapons permit records - To Judiciary

2224.By Del. Wysong, Tabb, Williams, Overington, Duke, Doyle, Caputo and Blair - Increasing the minimum annual disability benefits amount for a state police officer injured in performance of his or her duties (FN) - To Pensions and Retirement then Finance

2225.By Del. Swartzmiller - Allowing counties to increase the occupancy tax on hotel use and stay to six percent of consideration - To Political Subdivisions then Finance

2226.By Del. Perry, Campbell, Beach, Duke, Tansill and Williams - Authorizing county boards of education to lease school buses for transportation associated with fairs, festivals and other educational and cultural events (FN) - To Education then Finance

2227.By Del. Hrutkay, Poling, M., Eldridge, Proudfoot, Hamilton, Boggs, Browning and Talbott - Creating a criminal offense for picketing or disrupting funerals or memorial services - To Judiciary

2228.By Del. Lane, Walters, Armstead, Sumner and Porter - Prohibiting subsidies to entities that perform abortions - To Health and Human Resources then Judiciary

2229.By Del. Craig and Morgan - Providing a cost-of-living provision for certain persons retired under the teachers retirement system (FN) - To Pensions and Retirement then Finance

2230.By Del. Caputo, Tucker and Martin - Providing an employee the right to decline to work more than forty hours in a workweek - To Industry and Labor, Economic Development and Small Business then Judiciary

2231.By Del. Caputo and Argento - Requiring employers to pay nurses at their regular rate of pay for all the time they are on-call on the employer's premises - To Health and Human Resources then Finance

2232.By Del. Frederick, Stalnaker, Walters and Rowan - Creating the West Virginia Literacy Council - To Government Organization then Finance

2233.By Del. Browning and Miley - Providing that the foundation allowance for regional education service agencies is established by the Legislature (FN) - To Education then Finance

2234.By Del. Hamilton, Hrutkay and Hatfield - Establishing the hospitals infection disclosure act requiring hospitals to disclose hospital-infection rates for the public - To Health and Human Resources then Judiciary

2235.By Del. Hamilton, Poling, M., Stalnaker and White - Prohibiting the willful obstruction or impediment of a funeral or interment service - To Judiciary

2236.By Del. Craig and Morgan - Establishing the western West Virginia Highway Authority to include representatives from Cabell, Mason, Jackson, Putnam and Wayne counties (FN) - To Government Organization then Finance

2237.By Del. Hrutkay, Mahan and Ellem - Relating to the use of checks, bank account debit authorizations, or share drafts as security for loans or cash advances - To Banking and Insurance then Judiciary

2238.By Del. Hrutkay and Iaquinta - Providing service credits for service in the West Virginia national guard and reserve for public employees retirement system and civil service examinations - To Pensions and Retirement then Finance

2239.By Del. Frederick and Carmichael - Requiring the Attorney General to comply with certain requirements when entering into contracts for legal services - To Finance

2240.By Del. Frederick and Long - Providing that the reduction in the tax rate provided in this section applies to mines operating before the effective date of the applicable provision (FN) - To Finance

2241.By Del. Perry, Pino and Beach - Providing Good Friday as a state legal holiday - To Government Organization then Finance

2242.By Del. Perry, Beach and Pino - Limiting the eligibility of parole if the person has violated the terms and conditions of probation or home incarceration - To Judiciary

2243.By Del. Perry, Williams, Cann and Poling, M. - Allowing comparable credit at trade or vocational schools approved by the State Board to count towards service personnel pay rates - To Education then Finance

2244.By Del. Perdue, Brown, Doyle, Palumbo, Ellem, Long, Eldridge and Marshall - Promoting and facilitating the breastfeeding of infants - To Health and Human Resources then Judiciary

2245.By Del. Porter, Sumner and Lane - Requiring the Department of Health and Human Resources to maintain information for public dissemination relative to judicial bypasses to the requirement of parental notification relative to abortions performed on minors (FN) - To Health and Human Resources then Judiciary

2246.By Del. Border - Eliminating fees charged by the Criminal Identification Bureau to the State Police for providing certain information to volunteer fire departments (FN) - To Finance

2247.By Del. Azinger - Relating to minimum grab bar standards for hotel and motel rooms that are specifically designated or intended for use by handicapped or disabled guests - To Judiciary

2248.By Del. Brown, Long, Palumbo, Ellem and Doyle - Relating to a child's right to nurse - To Health and Human Resources then Judiciary

2249.By Del. Brown and Hatfield - Making it a misdemeanor to fail to provide a woman with information regarding all available reproductive alternatives - To Judiciary

2250.By Del. Perry, Proudfoot, Varner, Hrutkay and Longstreth - Providing retention salary increases for Division of Corrections and the Division of Juvenile Services employees (FN) - To Finance

2251.By Del. Campbell - Establishing certain requirements regarding direct shipment, delivery and receipt of alcoholic beverages - To Judiciary

2252.By Del. Caputo and Longstreth - Giving local authorities the authority to decrease the speed limit on streets and highways where school buses travel in its jurisdiction - To Roads and Transportation then Education

2253.By Del. Caputo, Perdue, Tucker and Stalnaker - Providing certain correctional officers be transferred into the civil service system as covered employees - To Judiciary then Finance

2254.By Del. Lane, Overington, Walters, Blair, Sumner, Armstead and Carmichael - Requiring the Joint Committee on Government and Finance approve any proposed settlement involving the Office of the Attorney General - To Judiciary then Finance

2255.By Del. Martin, Argento, Tucker, Blair and Rowan - Requiring bids under state contract to disclose the location of work to be performed or risk state termination of the contract - To Government Organization

2256.By Del. Perry, Argento, Long and Canterbury - Giving reserve deputy sheriffs the authority to carry firearms and to arrest, if properly certified - To Judiciary

2257.By Del. Schoen and Martin - Adding a magistrate to those serving Putnam County - To Judiciary then Finance

2258.By Del. Frederick, Porter and Long - Prohibiting the Division of Natural Resources from approving or rejecting any certification issued under the provisions of 33 U. S. C. section 1344 - To Judiciary

2259.By Del. Frederick, Stalnaker, Walters, Rowan and Cann - Creating the Self-Employment Assistance Act - To Industry and Labor, Economic Development and Small Business then Finance

2260.By Del. Frederick and Long - Creating the "West Virginia Joint Coal Owners Trust and Conservation Act" - To Judiciary

2261.By Del. DeLong - Relating to the requirements and certifications to be held by graduates of foreign veterinary colleges as a condition of application - To Government Organization

2262.By Del. DeLong - Relating to qualifications of the Commissioner of Agriculture - To Government Organization

2263.By Del. Brown, Caputo, Marshall, Rowan and Mahan - Ensuring clean credit information and identity theft protection (FN) - To Judiciary

2264.By Del. Stemple, Stalnaker, Mahan, Varner, Hrutkay, Cann, Williams, Perry and Browning - Relating to the justifiable use of force, including deadly force, in the protection of persons and property - To Judiciary

2265.By Del. Perry, Beach, Long, Williams, Sumner, Paxton, Campbell and Duke - Extending the expiration date of provisions permitting retired teachers to accept employment as substitutes in areas of critical need and shortage for an unlimited number of days without affecting retirement benefits (FN) - To Education then Finance