Monday, February 29, 2016

48th Day

11:00 A. M.



Com. Sub. for S. B. 10 -         Creating Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Abortion Act (Shott) (Regular) [Amendments Pending]

Com. Sub. for H. B. 2826 -     Requiring the Commissioner of the Division of Highways to approve points of access to and from state highways to real property used or to be used for commercial, industrial or mercantile purposes; "Sarah Nott's Law" (Shott) (Regular)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 4279 -     Relating to disposition of seized firearms (Shott) (Regular)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 4317 -     Limiting factors in parenting plans (Shott) (Regular)

H. B. 4324 -                             Authorizing information sharing by Workforce West Virginia (Shott) (Regular)

H. B. 4346 -                             Relating to bear hunting and offenses and penalties (Shott) (Effective From Passage)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 4352 -     Relating to the selling of certain state owned health care facilities by the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Resources (E. Nelson) (Regular)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 4448 -     Clarifying that communication by a lender or debt collector which is allowed under the West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection Act, likewise does not violate the provisions of the West Virginia Computer Crime and Abuse Act (Shott) (Regular)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 4463 -     Permitting the practice of telemedicine (Shott) (Regular)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 4502 -     Allowing reciprocity agreements with contiguous states to establish regulations, licensing requirements and taxes for small businesses (Shott) (Regular)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 4505 -     Allowing powerball winners to remain anonymous (Shott) (Regular)

H. B. 4706 -                             Relating to county board regional meetings (Espinosa) (Regular)




S. B. 558 -                               Maintaining solvency of Unemployment Compensation Fund (E. Nelson) (Effective From Passage)

Com. Sub. for S. B. 597 -       Relating generally to Health Care Authority (Ellington) (Regular) (Health and Human Resources Committee Amendment Pending)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 2665 -     Relating to participation in Motor Vehicle Alcohol Test and Lock Program (Shott) (Regular)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 2704 -     West Virginia Consumer Sales and Service Use tax (E. Nelson) (Regular)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 2849 -     Creating the West Virginia Sentencing Commission (Shott) (Regular)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 2963 -     Expanding the definition of kidnapping (Shott) (Regular)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 4176 -     Permitting the Regional Jail and Correctional Facility Authority to participate in the addiction treatment pilot program (Shott) (Regular)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 4183 -     Relating generally to reporting opioid overdoses (Ellington) (Regular)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 4225 -     Relating to patriotic displays at public buildings (Shott) (Regular)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 4240 -     Relating to the Uniform Controlled Substances Act (Shott) (Regular)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 4248 -     Relating to methadone regulation (Shott) (Regular)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 4271 -     Ending discretionary transfers to the Licensed Racetrack Modernization Fund (E. Nelson) (Effective From Passage)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 4307 -     Clarifying that a firearm may be carried for self defense in state parks, state forests and state recreational areas (Shott) (Regular)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 4314 -     Prohibiting the sale of powdered or crystalline alcohol (Shott) (Regular)

H. B. 4428 -                             Clarifying that optometrists may continue to exercise the same prescriptive authority which they possessed prior to hydrocodone being reclassified (Ellington) (Regular)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 4438 -     Relating to the involuntary examination of individuals experiencing a psychiatric emergency or mental illness (Shott) (Regular)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 4466 -     Relating to public school support (E. Nelson) (July 1, 2016)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 4480 -     Addiction Treatment Act of 2016 (Ellington) (Regular)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 4486 -     Terminating the Behavioral Health Severance and Business Privilege Tax (E. Nelson) (Regular)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 4500 -     Oil and Gas Royalty Payment and Transparency Act of 2016 (E. Nelson) (Regular)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 4507 -     Providing an employer may grant preference in hiring to a veteran or disabled veteran (Shott) (Regular)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 4517 -     Limiting the ability of an agent under a power of attorney to take self-benefiting actions (Shott) (Regular)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 4542 -     Allowing persons with property within rural fire protection districts to opt out of fire protection coverage (Shott) (Regular)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 4561 -     Creating a special hiring process for West Virginia Division of Highways employees (Howell) (Regular)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 4566 -     Relating to school personnel (E. Nelson) (July 1, 2016)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 4575 -     Creating criminal offenses relating to money laundering (Shott) (Regular)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 4576 -     Increasing the penalties for transporting controlled substances into the state (Shott) (Regular)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 4577 -     Creating an additional penalty for use of a firearm in furtherance of a drug offense (Shott) (Regular)

H. B. 4578 -                             Creating a criminal offense of conspiracy to violate the drug laws (Shott) (Regular)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 4608 -     Requiring the State Auditor to consider for payment a claim submitted by an electronically generated invoice (Howell) (Regular)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 4625 -     Redirecting certain racing and gaming revenues from greyhound development funds to the State Road Fund (E. Nelson) (Regular)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 4633 -     Requiring the Division of Juvenile Services to transfer to a correctional facility or regional jail any juvenile in its custody that has been transferred to adult jurisdiction of the circuit court and who reaches his or her eighteenth birthday (Shott) (Regular)

H. B. 4644 -                             Relating to deleting subsection (e) therein which provides the sheriff to pay into the State Treasury all jury costs (E. Nelson) (Regular)

H. B. 4654 -                             Relating to the Executive Secretary of the Board of Registered Professional Nurses (Howell) (Effective From Passage)

H. B. 4655 -                             Prohibiting insurers, vision care plan or vision care discount plans from requiring vision care providers to provide discounts on noncovered services or materials (Ellington) (Regular)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 4659 -     Authorizing local health departments to bill health insurance plans for services (E. Nelson) (Regular)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 4660 -     Relating to the information required to be included in support of an application to the Public Service Commission for a certificate of convenience and necessity for a water, sewer and/or stormwater service project (Howell) (Regular)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 4662 -     Permitting the Superintendent of the State Police to collect $3 dollars from the sale of motor vehicle inspection stickers (E. Nelson) (July 1, 2016)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 4673 -     Providing for a crime for the theft, damage or release of deer from private game farms (Shott) (Regular)

H. B. 4685 -                             Relating to professional and occupational board members (Howell) (Regular)

H. B. 4696 -                             Creating the unlicensed practice review board (Howell) (Regular)

H. B. 4726 -                             Relating to coal mining generally (R. Smith) (Regular)

H. B. 4734 -                             Relating to mine subsidence insurance (Shott) (Regular)

H. B. 4735 -                             Relating to the definition of health care provider, and clarifying that speech-language pathologists and audiologists are two separate providers (Shott) (Regular)

H. B. 4739 -                             Unclaimed Life Insurance Benefits Act (Shott) (Regular)


Com. Sub. for H. B. 4035 -     Permitting pharmacists to furnish naloxone hydrochloride (Shott) (Regular)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 4046 -     Relating to the promulgation of rules by the Department of Administration (Shott) (Regular)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 4168 -     Creating a special motor vehicle collector license plate (E. Nelson) (July 1, 2016)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 4196 -     Relating to abandoned antique vehicles (Shott) (Regular)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 4239 -     Relating to construction of a modern highway from Pikeville, Kentucky to Beckley, West Virginia (E. Nelson) (Regular)

H. B. 4246 -                             Changing the Martinsburg Public Library to the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Public Library (Howell) (Effective From Passage)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 4301 -     Relating to a framework for initiating comprehensive transformation of school leadership (E. Nelson) (Regular)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 4308 -     Barring persons who are convicted of certain criminal offenses from acquiring property from their victims (Shott) (Regular)

H. B. 4345 -                             Repealing the West Virginia Permitting and Licensing Information Act (Shott) (Regular)

H. B. 4364 -                             Internet Privacy Protection Act (Shott) (Regular)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 4435 -     Authorizing the Public Service Commission to approve expedited cost recovery of electric utility coal-fired boiler modernization and improvement projects (E. Nelson) (Regular)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 4537 -     Relating to the regulation of chronic pain clinics (Shott) (Regular)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 4586 -     Ensuring that the interest of protected persons, incarcerated persons and unknown owners are protected in condemnation actions filed by the Division of Highways (Shott) (Regular)

H. B. 4616 -                             Permitting county commissions the option of paying the salaries of county officials and their employees on a bi-weekly basis (Howell) (Regular)

Com. Sub. for H. B. 4668 -     Raising the allowable threshold of the coal severance tax revenue fund budgeted for personal services (E. Nelson) (July 1, 2016)

H. B. 4724 -                             Relating to adding a requirement for the likelihood of imminent lawless action to the prerequisites for the crime of intimidation and retaliation (Shott) (Regular)

H. B. 4736 -                             Relating to the pawn of gift cards (Shott) (Regular)

H. B. 4737 -                             Relating to increased penalties for manufacturing or transportation of a controlled substance in the presence of a minor (Shott) (Regular)

H. B. 4738 -                             Relating to the offense of driving in an impaired state (Shott) (Regular)

H. B. 4740 -                             Permitting that current members of the National Guard or Reserves may be excused from jury duty (Shott) (Regular)