Tuesday, March 1, 2016

49th Day

9:00 A. M.


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)

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

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

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) [Amendments Pending] [Right to Amend]

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) [Right to Amend]

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

Com. Sub. for H. B. 4480 -     The Ryan Brown Addiction Treatment Act (Ellington) (Regular)

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

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) [Right to Amend]

Com. Sub. for H. B. 4561 -     Creating a special hiring process for West Virginia Division of Highways employees (Kurcaba) (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 (Arvon) (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) [Right to Amend]

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 jury fees (E. Nelson) (Regular)

H. B. 4654 -                             Relating to the Executive Secretary of the Board of Registered Professional Nurses (Arvon) (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 (Espinosa) (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) [Right to Amend]

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 (Arvon) (Regular)

H. B. 4696 -                             Creating the unlicensed practice review board (Arvon) (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) [Right to Amend]


Com. Sub. for S. B. 421 -       Terminating behavioral health severance and business privilege tax (E. Nelson) (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. 4486 -     Terminating the Behavioral Health Severance and Business Privilege Tax (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)