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Abortion (14 Bills)
HB 2083 - Relating to the care of aborted fetuses
HB 2240 - Requiring physicians performing abortions take steps designed to save the life of any aborted live fetus
HB 2242 - Requiring abortion facilities to have certain written policies and procedures
HB 2243 - Requiring that abortions be performed in hospitals or by physicians with admitting privileges to a hospital within the local service area
HB 2364 - The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act
HB 2371 - Prohibiting the performance of any abortion when the woman seeking it is doing so solely on account of the gender of the fetus
HB 2375 - No State-Funded Transportation for Abortion Act
HB 2482 - Prohibiting school employees from promoting abortion
HB 3081 - Preventing taxpayer subsidization of health insurance covering elective abortions
HB 3103 - Making it illegal to transport a minor across state lines to obtain an abortion without written consent of both parents
HB 4311 - Preventing taxpayer subsidization of health insurance covering elective abortions
HB 4489 - Preventing taxpayer subsidization of health insurance covering elective abortions
HB 4588 - Protecting unborn children who are capable of experiencing pain by prohibiting abortion after twenty weeks
HB 4593 - Women's Health Protection Act

Actions and Suits (13 Bills)
HB 2285 - Providing immunity from civil liability hospital volunteers who in good faith render emergency care at a hospital
HB 2364 - The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act
HB 2757 - Private cause of action for the humane destruction of a dog
HB 2972 - Providing for structured settlements for minors who are injured or otherwise suffer a loss
HB 2985 - Authorizing attorney fees and costs to the prevailing party in a court case in which adverse possession is asserted
HB 2989 - Creating a system for the bifurcation for trial of claims for compensatory and exemplary damages
HB 3067 - Relating to limitations of actions and suits
HB 4001 - Government Fraud Prevention Act
HB 4143 - Act to Stop Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation (SLAPPs)
HB 4220 - Relating to waiver of jury trial in claims arising from consumer transactions
HB 4426 - Relating to contested cases
HB 4427 - Relating to hearings before the Office of Administrative Hearings
HB 4493 - Repealing section of code that determines venue for certain suits and actions in claims due and against the state

Acts (86 Bills)
HB 2054 - The Healthy and Safe Workplace Act
HB 2109 - Creative Communities Development Act
HB 2118 - West Virginia Renewable Energy Act
HB 2182 - Creating the West Virginia Innovation Free-Trade Business Technology Property Valuation Act and the West Virginia Innovation Free-Trade Tax Credit Act
HB 2200 - Energy Efficient Building Act
HB 2214 - Intrastate Coal and Use Act
HB 2257 - Creating a publicly accessible database of information relevant to all horizontally drilled wells
HB 2323 - West Virginia Energy Efficiency Act
HB 2346 - The Uniform Debt Management Services Act
HB 2364 - The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act
HB 2375 - No State-Funded Transportation for Abortion Act
HB 2427 - West Virginia Firearms Freedom Act
HB 2438 - Certified Legal Assistant Act
HB 2488 - Real Property Transfer on Death Act
HB 2496 - West Virginia School Personnel Survivor Benefit Act
HB 2535 - Creating the "Intrastate Coal and Use Act" and the "Intrastate Oil and Natural Gas and Use Act"
HB 2564 - Delaying implementation of the Alternative and Renewable Energy Portfolio Act
HB 2578 - Creating the Good Jobs Internet Reporting Act
HB 2609 - Relating to the Alternative and Renewable Energy Portfolio Act
HB 2724 - Relating to the Emergency Medical Services Act
HB 2732 - Freedom From Unwarranted Surveillance Act
HB 2785 - Creating the "Safe and Efficient Parkways Act" (SEPA)
HB 2801 - Creating the "West Virginia Infrastructure Emergency Response Act of 2013"
HB 2832 - Creating the "Firearm Protection Act"
HB 2882 - Creating the Budget Reform Act
HB 2918 - West Virginia Fair Health Insurance Act of 2013
HB 2972 - Providing for structured settlements for minors who are injured or otherwise suffer a loss
HB 3001 - Requiring a composite soil sampling and testing be performed on the ground area underneath a pit or impoundment after it has been drained
HB 3009 - Schoolchildren's Religious Liberties Act
HB 3016 - Restroom Access Act
HB 3040 - Relating generally to the tax treatment of manufacturing entities
HB 3053 - Relating to the labor-management relations act for the private sector
HB 3071 - Relating to civil penalties and civil administrative penalties for violations of the Water Pollution Control Act
HB 3073 - Creating the "Health Care Choice Act"
HB 3101 - Updating the Uniform Common Interest Ownership Act
HB 3129 - Creating of the Verifiable Science Act
HB 4001 - Government Fraud Prevention Act
HB 4010 - Creating the Uniform Real Property Electronic Recording Act
HB 4011 - Uniform Real Property Transfer on Death Act
HB 4012 - Relating to the Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts
HB 4134 - Establishing the West Virginia Religious Freedom Restoration Act
HB 4156 - Electronic Toll Collection Act
HB 4159 - Updating the meaning of federal adjusted gross income and certain other terms
HB 4162 - Relating to the Local Solution Dropout Prevention and Recovery Innovation Zone Act
HB 4174 - Updating the meaning of federal adjusted gross income and certain other terms used in the West Virginia Corporation Net Income Tax Act
HB 4184 - Relating to the West Virginia Tourism Development Act
HB 4196 - Requiring the Workforce Investment Council to provide information and guidance to local workforce investment boards that would enable them to better educate both women and men about higher paying jobs
HB 4201 - Relating to civil and criminal penalties for violations of the Logging Sediment Control Act
HB 4224 - Making changes to the definition of electrical contractor
HB 4227 - Requiring certification of correctness as to design, construction and performance of domestic and commercial liquefied petroleum gas-consuming equipment
HB 4238 - Providing a tax credit to coal producers who sell coal to taxpayers who increase their consumption of West Virginia coal
HB 4255 - Water Resources Protection and Management Act
HB 4258 - Creating a source water protection program and an industrial aboveground storage tank program to protect source water supplies and systems
HB 4264 - Creating the Compassionate Use Act for Medical Cannabis
HB 4267 - Legalizing and regulating the sale and use of fireworks and creating the West Virginia Veterans Program Fund
HB 4279 - Creating the Citizen Privacy and Internet Activity Act
HB 4284 - Pregnant Workers' Fairness Act
HB 4285 - Amending the Water Resources Protection and Management Act to incorporate recommendations from the state Water Resources Management Plan
HB 4286 - Captive Cervid Farming Act
HB 4291 - Relating to civil penalties and civil administrative penalties for violations of the Water Pollution Control Act by coal mining
HB 4303 - Oil and Gas Drilling Workplace Safety Act
HB 4316 - Creating the student data accessability, transparency and accountability act
HB 4319 - Relating to the State Treasurer's office
HB 4327 - Prohibiting health care practitioners from prescribing or administering drugs other than in a good faith, therapeutic manner
HB 4340 - Providing an exception to certain provisions of the West Virginia Ethics Act
HB 4343 - West Virginia Project Launchpad Act
HB 4351 - Creating a review process for tax expenditures
HB 4367 - West Virginia Energy Efficiency Resource Act
HB 4380 - Making the Department of Corrections and the Department of Health, and their respective workplaces, subject to the Occupational Safety and Health Act
HB 4393 - Creating the Dangerous Wild Animals Act
HB 4395 - Internet Service Provider Accountability Act
HB 4397 - Relating to recovery of service charges and fees charged to the Tax Commissioner by financial institutions
HB 4419 - Creating the West Virginia Children with Autism Trust Fund
HB 4464 - All relating to the Freedom of Information Act
HB 4498 - Creating the Jobs Impact Statement Act
HB 4499 - Updating the Uniform Common Interest Ownership Act
HB 4508 - Proposing changes to the state Administrative Act and rules
HB 4513 - Creating the College Degree Attainment Act
HB 4528 - Small Employer Business Advocate Act
HB 4531 - Telemedicine for quality improvement and healthcare modernization act
HB 4572 - Creating the Citizen Enforcement of Clean Water Act
HB 4575 - Relating to the West Virginia Contractor Licensing Act
HB 4576 - Creating the Jobs Impact Statement Act
HB 4593 - Women's Health Protection Act
HB 4603 - Patient Injury Act
HB 4613 - Creating the West Virginia Jobs Incentive Act

Advertising (3 Bills)
HB 2418 - Requiring the Public Employees Insurance Agency and its contractors, under certain circumstances, to advertise that they are seeking bids prior to accepting bids
HB 3045 - Eliminating specific statutory restrictions on outdoor advertisement
HB 4483 - Removing limitations on advertising and promotional activities by limited video lottery retailers

Agriculture (12 Bills)
HB 2112 - Prohibiting the use of prophylactic feeding of antibiotics to livestock
HB 2145 - Creating the "Genetically Engineered Crop and Animal Farmer Protection Act"
HB 2153 - Creating the "Genetically Engineered Food Right to Know Act"
HB 2207 - Creating the "Genetically Engineered Organism Liability Act"
HB 2267 - Creating the Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program Fund
HB 4273 - Permitting co-owners of cows to receive raw milk from those cows
HB 4274 - Permitting the sale of raw milk
HB 4286 - Captive Cervid Farming Act
HB 4315 - Relating to assessment of real property
HB 4405 - Increasing the cap for collections into the land division special revenue account of the Department of Agriculture
HB 4439 - Granting the Department of Agriculture the authority to create and maintain a program to encourage, support and develop West Virginia veterans into the field of agriculture
HB 4523 - Relating to the West Virginia fertilizer law

Air Quality (5 Bills)
HB 2044 - Relating to air pollution control
HB 2111 - Employing best available control technology to control air pollution
HB 2304 - Adding oil and gas facilities, wells, pipelines and tanks to the coordinated statewide program of air pollution prevention
HB 3034 - Requiring underground mines fire boss examinations include examining the air quantity
HB 4346 - Establishing separate standards of performance for carbon dioxide emissions

Alcohol (20 Bills)
HB 2051 - Requiring a preliminary breath analysis for the purpose of determining the blood alcohol content of a surviving driver
HB 2097 - Providing for career development and establishing a pay scale for Alcohol Beverage Commission inspectors, enforcement agents and supervisors
HB 2356 - Prohibiting the sale of beer and wine at self-scan registers
HB 2500 - Increasing the penalty for driving under the influence causing death
HB 2501 - Creating the West Virginia Addictions Treatment and Recovery Fund
HB 2720 - Requiring the closing hours of private clubs to be two o'clock a.m.
HB 2834 - Exempting valid nonprofit organizations from licensing requirements of the West Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority during certain events
HB 2991 - Providing that a wine retailer may be licensed as a retail dealer in nonintoxicating beer for the limited purpose of selling nonintoxicating beer at the same festival or fair
HB 3004 - Increasing the percentage a liquor retail licensee must charge licensed clubs and the general public
HB 3141 - Providing consistency for the location of the Alcohol Beverage Control Administration's appeal hearings
HB 4241 - Requiring employers subject to the jurisdiction of the Office of Miner's Health, Safety and Training to implement an alcohol abuse policy and program
HB 4292 - Funding for substance abuse services through increased taxes on beer, wine and liquor
HB 4402 - Providing a procedure for the conditional discharge for first offense underage purchase, consumption, sale, service or possession of alcoholic liquor
HB 4412 - Relating to special one-day licenses for charitable events to sell nonintoxicating beer or wine
HB 4436 - Providing exceptions to the definition of public place
HB 4454 - Relating to the sale of alcoholic beverages on Sundays by private licensees
HB 4455 - Relating to the sale of wine and alcoholic liquors by licensed wineries, farm wineries, distilleries and mini-distilleries
HB 4529 - Relating to the sale of wine
HB 4549 - Clarifying the regulation of nonintoxicating beer brewers and distributors, agreements, networks, products, brands and extensions of a line of brands
HB 4602 - Relating to the powers and authority of state and local law enforcement to enforce underage drinking laws at private clubs

Animals (15 Bills)
HB 2112 - Prohibiting the use of prophylactic feeding of antibiotics to livestock
HB 2115 - Relating to the purchase and sale of dogs
HB 2301 - Prohibiting declination or termination of property insurance based solely upon a home owner's possession of a certain breed of dog
HB 2387 - Relating to reasonable accommodations under the West Virginia Fair Housing Act for persons with disabilities who need assistive animals
HB 2757 - Private cause of action for the humane destruction of a dog
HB 2794 - Prohibiting declination or termination of property insurance based solely upon a home owner's possession of a certain breed of dog
HB 4218 - Permitting counties to adopt certain ordinances relating to dogs and cats
HB 4273 - Permitting co-owners of cows to receive raw milk from those cows
HB 4286 - Captive Cervid Farming Act
HB 4293 - Regulating the importation and possession of certain injurious aquatic species
HB 4300 - Creating a State Animal Abuse Registry
HB 4356 - Creating a West Virginia personal income tax modification reducing federal adjusted gross income for persons who choose to spay or neuter their dogs or cats
HB 4378 - Relating to permits to kill deer or other wildlife causing damage to cultivated crops
HB 4393 - Creating the Dangerous Wild Animals Act
HB 4511 - Distributing money that was set aside from the West Virginia Greyhound Breeder Development Fund

Appropriations (4 Bills)
HB 2052 - Prohibiting the naming of a publicly funded building, road, structure or project for a living elected public official
HB 2581 - Requiring that a sum certain be deposited into the Education Improvement Fund for appropriation by the Legislature
HB 3082 - Providing a limit on consulting fees
HB 4015 - Budget Bill, making appropriations of public money out of the treasury in accordance with section fifty-one, article six of the Constitution

Appropriations-Supplemental (10 Bills)
HB 2236 - Providing a salary supplement for providers of medicaid eligible services in the public schools
HB 2359 - Relating to the Public Employees Retirement System and the Teachers Retirement System; and providing a one-time supplement for annuitants and survivor beneficiaries after being retired five consecutive years
HB 4176 - Making a supplementary appropriation to the Department of Health and Human Resources, Division of Human Services
HB 4177 - Making a supplementary appropriation to various agencies
HB 4178 - Making a supplementary appropriation to the Department of Commerce, WorkForce West Virginia
HB 4179 - Expiring funds to the unappropriated surplus balance in the State Fund, General Revenue
HB 4180 - Supplementing, amending, decreasing, adding a new item, and expiring items of appropriation in certain accounts
HB 4181 - Making a supplementary appropriation to the Division of Natural Resources, and to the Bureau for Senior Services
HB 4182 - Supplementing, amending, increasing, decreasing, and adding items of appropriations in various accounts
HB 4183 - Supplementing, amending, decreasing, and increasing items of the existing appropriations from the State Road Fund to the Department of Transportation, Division of Highways

Associations (3 Bills)
HB 2367 - Establishing a West Virginia State Trooper's Association leave donation program
HB 3101 - Updating the Uniform Common Interest Ownership Act
HB 4488 - Eliminating the requirement for notarization of the articles of incorporation for cooperative associations

Athletics (7 Bills)
HB 2002 - Providing for the use of neck braces by football players
HB 2190 - Requiring the West Virginia Secondary School Activities Commission to propose legislative rules concerning concussions
HB 2326 - Relating to persons who do not qualify for professional certificates who are issued certificates to serve in the public schools as athletic coaches
HB 2526 - Allowing for the participation of home schooled students in certain secondary school activities
HB 2999 - Prohibiting members of the state Athletic Commission from judging or refereeing any professional boxing, full contact boxing or mixed martial arts match
HB 4230 - Relating to the secondary schools athletic commission
HB 4448 - Changing the composition of the State Athletic Commission

Attorney General (2 Bills)
HB 4490 - Attorney General Ethics and Accountability Act
HB 4596 - Continuing the fraud control unit in the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit

Attorneys (8 Bills)
HB 2155 - Making grants from state and other funds to provide civil legal services to low income persons
HB 2298 - Providing guidance for prosecuting attorneys in cases involving abused and neglected children
HB 2342 - Permitting the issuance of a barrister's certificate to teach course specific curricula in public schools
HB 2438 - Certified Legal Assistant Act
HB 2788 - Requiring that all attorneys employed by the State of West Virginia in legal positions paying $100,000 or more must have a license to practice law in the state
HB 2985 - Authorizing attorney fees and costs to the prevailing party in a court case in which adverse possession is asserted
HB 4143 - Act to Stop Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation (SLAPPs)
HB 4565 - Requiring the circuit court , when appointing counsel for alleged protected persons, to make appointments from a listing of all interested and qualified attorneys in the circuit

Audits/Auditing (3 Bills)
HB 2041 - Changing the time for periodic valuations and assessments of real and personal property
HB 4219 - Auditing the Division of Highways
HB 4466 - Requiring that the Legislative Auditor conduct audits of all spending units

Aviation (5 Bills)
HB 2900 - Requiring regional airport authority board members to include persons of area expertise
HB 2997 - Prohibiting the use of unmanned aircraft
HB 4216 - Adding aircraft operations on private airstrips and farms to the definition of recreational purpose
HB 4324 - Clarifying how members of regional airport authority boards are to be allocated
HB 4562 - Changing the manner members are appointed to the Eastern West Virginia Regional Airport Authority

Banks and Banking (6 Bills)
HB 2081 - Making electronic payments subject to the same fees as are currently permitted for returned checks
HB 2346 - The Uniform Debt Management Services Act
HB 2412 - Ensuring that borrowers are provided accurate notice of their right to cure a default on any installment or other secured obligation
HB 4290 - Revising the regulatory structure of money transmitters and other entities
HB 4397 - Relating to recovery of service charges and fees charged to the Tax Commissioner by financial institutions
HB 4584 - State Bank of West Virginia

Boards and Commissions (43 Bills)
HB 2017 - Providing nonsupervisory employees of the West Virginia State Board of Education with the same protections against summary dismissal as are applicable to employees of county boards of education
HB 2039 - Giving the Insurance Commissioner the power to regulate and penalize self-insured employers
HB 2045 - Authorizing the Governor to appoint an additional member to the Surface Mine Board that represents the interest of labor
HB 2053 - Requiring county boards of education to employ a certified library media specialist in each county school
HB 2055 - Increasing the amount of mine subsidence insurance reinsured by the board of risk management
HB 2107 - Exempting county school boards of education school buses from paying tolls for transit over the West Virginia Turnpike or any parkways authority project
HB 2151 - Requiring the West Virginia Commissioner of Highways to use recycled materials in construction or maintenance of roads and highways
HB 2170 - Clarifying the law governing the duties of professional licensing boards
HB 2178 - Authorizing licensing boards to require applicants to submit to criminal background checks
HB 2329 - Relating to the use of personal leave days by a surviving spouse of a deceased employee of a school board
HB 2382 - Relating to the Fire Prevention and Control Act
HB 2408 - Requiring all state boards, commissions, committees or councils to be gender balanced and to have proportionate representation of minorities
HB 2440 - Adopting guidelines to permit pharmacists to prescribe medications
HB 2584 - Relating to licensing board accounts
HB 2743 - Consolidating purchasing by county boards of education
HB 2775 - Abolishing the Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists
HB 2790 - Relating to public service district board members
HB 2821 - Relating to the Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists
HB 2900 - Requiring regional airport authority board members to include persons of area expertise
HB 2905 - Establishing anesthesia patient safety standards for office-based surgery
HB 2937 - Authorizing a county school board to adopt a policy that allows an inspirational message
HB 2955 - Traumatic Brain Injury Services Commission
HB 2957 - The County Home Rule Pilot Program
HB 2963 - Providing educators released time to serve on county commissions
HB 3144 - Relating to supervision of works by a sanitary board
HB 4124 - Relating to required orientation sessions for state licensing boards
HB 4128 - Requiring boards of examination or registration to maintain a list of disciplinary actions on a public access website
HB 4131 - Requiring certain boards of examination or registration to conduct a nationwide criminal background check on all applicants
HB 4149 - Allowing members of the Board of Public Works to be represented by designees and to vote by proxy
HB 4171 - Requiring local governmental bodies to approve rules promulgated by local boards of health
HB 4236 - Sexual assault nurse examination network
HB 4260 - Eliminating unnecessary boards
HB 4305 - Relating to the requirements of members of a building commission board be from the same political party
HB 4313 - Relating to powers and duties of the parole board
HB 4321 - Requiring written notice from public service boards to users of delinquency and date of termination and discontinuance of service
HB 4336 - Relating to state control of county schools
HB 4448 - Changing the composition of the State Athletic Commission
HB 4492 - Relating to investment of moneys by the West Virginia Investment Management Board
HB 4538 - Relating to the Board of Dentistry
HB 4543 - Relating to the board of Funeral Service Examiners
HB 4574 - Authorizing the Board of Registration for Professional Engineers to renew certificates on a biennial basis
HB 4597 - Relating to the State Board of Education
HB 4614 - Establishing the West Virginia Sentencing Commission

Bonds (7 Bills)
HB 2020 - Relating to conditions of bond for defendants in cases of crimes between family or household members
HB 2061 - Requiring operators to post a bond for each well and to condition the release of the bond
HB 2093 - Requiring the Commissioner of Highways to require bonds be posted in connection with major construction, mineral extraction and industrial projects that impact the roads
HB 2166 - Modifying the bonding requirement for closing-out sales
HB 2233 - Relating to the School Building Authority
HB 2988 - Providing the West Virginia Courthouse Facilities Improvement Authority with the ability to issue bonds
HB 4222 - Providing the Parkways Authority with the power to issue $500 million worth of bonds

Buildings (14 Bills)
HB 2052 - Prohibiting the naming of a publicly funded building, road, structure or project for a living elected public official
HB 2156 - Providing criminal penalties for the intentional defacement of public and private property due to graffiti
HB 2200 - Energy Efficient Building Act
HB 2233 - Relating to the School Building Authority
HB 2416 - Authorizing the School Building Authority to award grants or moneys to county and local library boards in connection with public library construction projects
HB 2449 - Requiring a landlord address issues of the accumulation of moisture and the growth of mold
HB 2576 - Repealing requirements that prevailing wages be paid in connection with the construction of public improvements
HB 2752 - Exempting construction performed on behalf of educational authorities from prevailing wage requirements
HB 2895 - Requiring display of POW/MIA flag on county courthouses and other government buildings
HB 2988 - Providing the West Virginia Courthouse Facilities Improvement Authority with the ability to issue bonds
HB 4200 - Relating to possession of concealed deadly weapons in certain buildings owned by the state
HB 4357 - Requiring the construction of new public buildings and when an entrance of an existing public building is renovated to be compliant with the federal Americans With Disabilities Act by having automatic doors
HB 4575 - Relating to the West Virginia Contractor Licensing Act
HB 4583 - Relating to the regulation of dilapidated buildings

Capitol Complex (3 Bills)
HB 2459 - Permitting certain holders of concealed weapons permits to carry weapons of the grounds and buildings on the State Capitol Complex
HB 2476 - Encouraging public officials to display the national motto on all public property and public buildings
HB 4309 - Permitting a person to keep a firearm in his or her motor vehicle upon the grounds of the State Capitol Complex

Cemeteries (4 Bills)
HB 2442 - Requiring every internment or grave to identify the decedents' identity
HB 2893 - Relating to preservation of cemeteries
HB 4132 - Making it illegal for anyone to photograph a corpse except for certain legitimate purposes
HB 4167 - Increasing the criminal penalties for damage to a cemetery or graveyard

Charitable Organizations (4 Bills)
HB 2004 - Exempting nonprofit organizations from paying an annual motor vehicle registration fee
HB 2116 - Income tax deduction for gifts to West Virginia charities
HB 2132 - Permitting the racing commission to regulate charity racing events
HB 4412 - Relating to special one-day licenses for charitable events to sell nonintoxicating beer or wine

Child Welfare (49 Bills)
HB 2110 - Providing that visitation to a grandparent shall consist of a minimum of one visit a month
HB 2146 - Relating to conduct and circumstances of child abuse
HB 2167 - Creating the misdemeanor offense for child neglect resulting in a substantial risk of bodily injury
HB 2201 - Relating to child abuse and neglect
HB 2220 - Prohibiting sex offenders from residing in certain areas and subjecting convicted sex offenders to global positional system monitoring
HB 2245 - Requiring the use of helmets by skateboarders
HB 2293 - Reducing from six months to three months the period of delinquency for failure to meet an obligation to pay support to a minor
HB 2296 - Establishing a bill of rights for children in foster care
HB 2297 - Establishing a bill of rights for foster parents
HB 2298 - Providing guidance for prosecuting attorneys in cases involving abused and neglected children
HB 2300 - Regulating the use of the internet by children
HB 2305 - BPA-Free Kids Act
HB 2324 - Increasing the minimum prison sentence for a parent or guardian or custodian who abuses a child
HB 2338 - Requiring a convicted sex offender who volunteers for an organization whose volunteers have contact with minors to inform that organization of his or her conviction
HB 2349 - Increasing the number of child protective service workers
HB 2400 - Relating to disclosure of sex offender registration to private elementary and secondary schools, and to higher education institutions
HB 2446 - Creating the crime of soliciting a minor
HB 2452 - Relating to extended family visitation
HB 2485 - Requiring health care providers to release unemancipated minor's medical records for drug testing to a parent or legal guardian without written consent from minor
HB 2499 - Eliminating good time for persons convicted of sex crimes involving minor children
HB 2588 - Relating to requiring notification to foster parents
HB 2773 - Relating to state responsibilities for the protection and care of children
HB 2828 - Relating to the crime of soliciting or attempting to solicit a child into a motor vehicle near a school
HB 2831 - Relating to mandatory immunizations for school children
HB 2901 - Relating to juvenile proceedings
HB 2972 - Providing for structured settlements for minors who are injured or otherwise suffer a loss
HB 3061 - Relating to the right of a minor to nominate a guardian
HB 3103 - Making it illegal to transport a minor across state lines to obtain an abortion without written consent of both parents
HB 3121 - "Parents' Bill of Rights"
HB 4004 - Relating to criminal offenses for child abuse
HB 4005 - Relating to criminal offenses for child abuse and child neglect
HB 4006 - Relating to the possession and distribution of child pornography
HB 4113 - Preventing a person who is convicted of sexual assault from obtaining custody of a child born as a result
HB 4114 - Preventing rapists from obtaining custody of a child resulting from the rape
HB 4115 - Preventing a person who is convicted of child molestation from obtaining custody
HB 4122 - Permitting a court to take into consideration a parent's drug or alcohol abuse when implementing a parenting plan
HB 4139 - Restricting parental rights of child custody and visitation when the child was conceived as a result of a sexual assault or sexual abuse
HB 4231 - Relating to the effect of adoption on grandparent visitation rights
HB 4335 - Relating to a child's right to nurse
HB 4362 - Prohibiting smoking in a motor vehicle when a child is present
HB 4381 - Establishing a four year pilot program to have social workers in public schools, from prekindergarten through the elementary school
HB 4401 - Providing a court appointed special advocate (CASA) program in each judicial circuit and court appointed special advocates in each county for child abuse and neglect cases
HB 4437 - Relating to the Division of Juvenile Services
HB 4446 - West Virginia Child Welfare Act
HB 4453 - Relating to the calculation of child support obligations
HB 4504 - Providing for sharing juvenile records in certain circumstances with another state
HB 4510 - Relating to goals for the care of foster children
HB 4514 - Creating the Office of Child Protection Ombudsman
HB 4554 - Adjusting penalties for willful failure to pay child support

Citizenship (2 Bills)
HB 2152 - Requiring flowback plans for all work on oil and gas wells
HB 2920 - Making clear that the Pledge of Allegiance said each instructional day in West Virginia public schools shall include the phrase "one nation under God."

Civil Rights (11 Bills)
HB 2010 - Prohibiting employers and labor unions from requiring employees to become or remain members of labor unions as a condition of employment
HB 2216 - Preserving the rights of individuals guaranteed by the West Virginia Constitution and the United States Constitution when deciding the comity of a legal decision in a foreign country
HB 2387 - Relating to reasonable accommodations under the West Virginia Fair Housing Act for persons with disabilities who need assistive animals
HB 2408 - Requiring all state boards, commissions, committees or councils to be gender balanced and to have proportionate representation of minorities
HB 2557 - Extending or clarifying protections under the state's Whistle-Blower Law
HB 2732 - Freedom From Unwarranted Surveillance Act
HB 2856 - Prohibiting discrimination based upon age or sexual orientation
HB 2997 - Prohibiting the use of unmanned aircraft
HB 3131 - Providing that all persons have the right to be free from violence
HB 4284 - Pregnant Workers' Fairness Act
HB 4510 - Relating to goals for the care of foster children

Civil Service (3 Bills)
HB 4153 - Providing that the State Fire Marshal shall serve at the will and pleasure of the fire commission
HB 4386 - Establishing seniority rights for public employees
HB 4460 - Relating to violating provisions of the civil service law for paid fire departments

Claims (2 Bills)
HB 4503 - Declaring certain claims against the state and its agencies to be moral obligations of the state
HB 4552 - Relating to the court of claims

Code Repealed (9 Bills)
HB 2547 - Repealing provisions establishing a system for the issuance of personal safety orders
HB 2609 - Relating to the Alternative and Renewable Energy Portfolio Act
HB 4002 - Relating to the computation of local share for public school support purposes
HB 4141 - Relating to licenses to sell paraphernalia for use with controlled substances
HB 4228 - Repealing or removing certain portions of education-related statutes that have expired
HB 4396 - Relating to a trial suspension in certain border counties of the Motor Fuel Excise Tax
HB 4438 - Relating to comparative fault
HB 4477 - Relating to the practice of psychology
HB 4493 - Repealing section of code that determines venue for certain suits and actions in claims due and against the state

Communications (4 Bills)
HB 2007 - Establishing a program for reprogramming cellular telephones and distributing to seniors for making emergency calls
HB 2142 - Providing a criminal penalty for transmitting bulk electronic mail messages which are unsolicited
HB 2950 - Providing cable operators and satellite television providers a tax credit for offering consumers ala carte service
HB 4341 - Relating to cable television

Consumer Protection (6 Bills)
HB 2008 - Protecting computer owners and users from computer spyware
HB 2078 - Prohibiting the use of a credit score in casualty insurance rate filings
HB 2305 - BPA-Free Kids Act
HB 4360 - Relating to consumer credit protection
HB 4563 - Relating to health insurance exchange navigators and nonnavigator assisters
HB 4564 - Providing for the protection and privacy of persons seeking health insurance assisted by navigators and nonnavigator assisters under the federal Affordable Care Act

Contracts (16 Bills)
HB 2280 - Requiring persons who are not members of the American Association of Professional Landmen to have two years or more of experience in contracting for oil and gas leases
HB 2295 - Prohibiting project labor agreements on state-funded construction contracts
HB 2744 - Allowing a tax deduction for all prepaid tuition contracts or college savings plan
HB 2813 - Relating generally to the purchasing division
HB 3039 - Relating to the right of the landlord of commercial premises to terminate the lease under certain circumstances
HB 3093 - Relating to certification requirements for applicators who paint state bridges
HB 3150 - Relating generally to purchasing
HB 4215 - Requiring the Director of the Purchasing Division's direct purchases be consistent with the other requirements of the purchasing process and best value contracting
HB 4317 - Relating to state procurement
HB 4323 - Establishing requirements for prior review of all privatization proposals
HB 4374 - Permitting purchases up to $100,000 without competitive bids
HB 4447 - Relating to state procurement
HB 4459 - Allowing a tenant to terminate a residential lease in certain circumstances relating to domestic violence or sexual assault
HB 4499 - Updating the Uniform Common Interest Ownership Act
HB 4521 - Relating to financing statements covering as-extracted collateral or timber
HB 4585 - Relating to drug screening for West Virginia Work Program applicants

Corporations and Business Entities (12 Bills)
HB 2022 - Relating to minimum grab bar standards for hotel and motel rooms that are specifically designated or intended for use by handicapped or disabled guests
HB 2217 - Reducing the corporate net income tax rate to five point nine percent effective the first day of July, two thousand eleven
HB 2234 - Exempting nonprofit, tax exempt corporations or organizations affiliated with a church from consumer sales and service tax
HB 2363 - Prohibiting fractional pricing in the retail sale of gasoline
HB 3098 - Relating to the accountability of a corporation's political activities
HB 4278 - Rewriting the procedure by which corporations may obtain authorization from the West Virginia Board of Medicine to practice medicine and surgery
HB 4352 - Requiring entities that receive public moneys for the purpose of economic development to file an annual report
HB 4372 - Permitting the Commissioner of Financial Institutions to require the filing of certain reports, data or information directly with the Division of Financial Institutions
HB 4406 - Relating to the accountability of a corporation's political activities
HB 4488 - Eliminating the requirement for notarization of the articles of incorporation for cooperative associations
HB 4500 - Relating to requirements for business registration
HB 4512 - Regarding exemptions for businesses

Corrections (27 Bills)
HB 2049 - Eliminating eligibility for parole for certain criminal offenses
HB 2059 - Mandatory funding of community corrections programs
HB 2080 - Requiring community corrections performance measurement standards for agencies responsible for supervising individuals placed on probation, serving a period of parole
HB 2092 - Adding certain sanctions for violations of probation and parole
HB 2164 - Providing rehabilitation treatment programs to inmates imprisoned in any jail
HB 2177 - Authorizing a responsible parent pilot project
HB 2204 - Allowing a credit against state personal income tax for the purchase of a new wood or pellet stove
HB 2261 - Requiring hospitals and other medical service providers to bill Medicaid for eligible inmate hospital and professional services
HB 2308 - Relating to the excise tax on the privilege of transferring real property and using the tax to reimburse counties for regional jail fees
HB 2325 - Authorizing immediate discharge and transportation to a regional jail for aggressive and violent behavior of persons committed to state hospitals
HB 2374 - Eliminating eligibility for parole for the offenses of abuse, neglect or death of an incapacitated adult, murder of a child by a parent, guardian or custodian by refusal to supply necessities
HB 2481 - Changing the way that the cost of incarcerating inmates in regional jails is collected
HB 2499 - Eliminating good time for persons convicted of sex crimes involving minor children
HB 2737 - Work/Incarceration Prison pilot program
HB 2894 - Allowing the Division of Corrections and Regional Jail Authority employees who are authorized to carry a weapon to carry concealed weapons
HB 3094 - Subjecting persons convicted of sexual crimes against a minor to "GPS" monitoring for life
HB 3142 - Relating to eligibility for release on parole of inmates in regional jails that have been committed to prison
HB 3149 - Requiring the Commissioner of Corrections to keep a record of repeat offenses committed by persons convicted of sexual offenses against children
HB 4210 - Juvenile sentencing reform
HB 4252 - Changing the way counties pay for regional jail inmates
HB 4313 - Relating to powers and duties of the parole board
HB 4338 - Requiring that inmates in a regional jail, but committed to the custody of the Commissioner of Corrections, have available the same classes and programs
HB 4380 - Making the Department of Corrections and the Department of Health, and their respective workplaces, subject to the Occupational Safety and Health Act
HB 4385 - Transferring to an adult correctional facility any juvenile whose sentence runs beyond his or her eighteenth birthday
HB 4437 - Relating to the Division of Juvenile Services
HB 4581 - Relating to deductions from sentence for good conduct
HB 4614 - Establishing the West Virginia Sentencing Commission

Counties (And Related Subheadings) (1 Bills)
HB 2743 - Consolidating purchasing by county boards of education

Counties -- Commissions (8 Bills)
HB 2086 - Establishing a funding source and programs for persons with traumatic brain injury
HB 2799 - Allowing county commissions broad discretion in setting the salaries of county elected officials
HB 2895 - Requiring display of POW/MIA flag on county courthouses and other government buildings
HB 2924 - Authorizing counties to create urban growth boundaries
HB 2963 - Providing educators released time to serve on county commissions
HB 3048 - Authorizing county commissions to hear actions for ejectment and other actions
HB 4247 - Permitting the Ohio County Commission to levy a special district excise tax
HB 4329 - Authorizing county commissions to regulate parking on roads, ways, streets, avenues, drives and the like where it is needed in certain areas

Counties -- Courts and Officers (1 Bills)
HB 2313 - Permitting surface owners to purchase the mineral interests that lay below the property when the mineral interest becomes subject to a tax lien

Counties -- Law Enforcement (1 Bills)
HB 4218 - Permitting counties to adopt certain ordinances relating to dogs and cats

Counties (And Related Subheadings) (8 Bills)
HB 2137 - Enacting zoning ordinances that regulate drilling and hydraulic fracturing activity
HB 2450 - Granting licensed real estate appraisers access to commercial or residential review documents
HB 2575 - Setting West Virginia prevailing wage rates by county
HB 2957 - The County Home Rule Pilot Program
HB 4160 - Reducing the amount deducted as an allowance for usual losses in collections for purposes of calculating local share
HB 4239 - Relating to counties
HB 4400 - Allowing deputy assessors to be residents of a contiguous county in a contiguous state
HB 4552 - Relating to the court of claims

Courts -- Circuit (14 Bills)
HB 2310 - Adding a circuit court judge for the 5th Judicial Circuit
HB 2401 - Requiring the Department of Health and Human Resources to reimburse the circuit clerk of the county where involuntary commitment hearings are held for certain expenses
HB 2452 - Relating to extended family visitation
HB 2479 - Relating to the nonpartisan elections of justices of the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals and circuit court judges
HB 3070 - Relating to bail bond surcharge
HB 4125 - Providing for the collection of certain fees dedicated to pay civil legal fees for low income persons
HB 4140 - Authorizing an additional circuit court judge for the thirtieth judicial circuit
HB 4162 - Relating to the Local Solution Dropout Prevention and Recovery Innovation Zone Act
HB 4193 - Creating a new judicial circuit court for Upshur County
HB 4205 - Adding a second judge to the twenty-sixth judicial circuit
HB 4348 - Enhancing civil legal services for the poor
HB 4401 - Providing a court appointed special advocate (CASA) program in each judicial circuit and court appointed special advocates in each county for child abuse and neglect cases
HB 4509 - Authorizing an additional circuit court judge for the twenty-third judicial circuit
HB 4616 - Relating to excuses from jury service

Courts -- Magistrate (8 Bills)
HB 2040 - Providing that when a person from another state writes a worthless check in this state which results in a summons to appear in magistrate court but then fails to appear shall have his or her privilege to drive in this state revoked
HB 2189 - Creating a magistrate court deputy clerk for Mineral county
HB 2212 - Adding a magistrate to Monongalia County
HB 2227 - Increasing the minimum number of magisterial districts in a county
HB 2287 - Increasing the jurisdictional amount in controversy in Magistrate Courts
HB 2552 - Providing an exception to magistrates and municipal court judges from the requirement of having a license to carry a concealed weapon
HB 2787 - Permitting family court judges and magistrates to carry concealed handguns without a permit
HB 3070 - Relating to bail bond surcharge

Courts -- Supreme Court (5 Bills)
HB 2100 - Adding one family court judge to the twenty-third family court circuit
HB 2479 - Relating to the nonpartisan elections of justices of the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals and circuit court judges
HB 2901 - Relating to juvenile proceedings
HB 3012 - Relating to the nonpartisan election of justices to the Supreme Court of Appeals beginning in 2014
HB 4598 - Requiring the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals to maintain a searchable, criminal database containing copies of all arrests and convictions

Courts (And Related Subheadings) (26 Bills)
HB 2080 - Requiring community corrections performance measurement standards for agencies responsible for supervising individuals placed on probation, serving a period of parole
HB 2084 - Providing forensic evaluators with civil immunity for acts committed by the subject of the evaluation
HB 2100 - Adding one family court judge to the twenty-third family court circuit
HB 2270 - Increasing the effective period for domestic violence protective orders
HB 2318 - Relating to competency and criminal responsibility of persons charged or convicted of a crime
HB 2568 - Authorizing the Legislature to add a nonbinding advisory referendum ballot issue
HB 2787 - Permitting family court judges and magistrates to carry concealed handguns without a permit
HB 2869 - Providing for judges and magistrates of West Virginia Courts to carry concealed firearms
HB 2892 - Changing the number of strikes in jury selection in felony cases
HB 2894 - Allowing the Division of Corrections and Regional Jail Authority employees who are authorized to carry a weapon to carry concealed weapons
HB 2988 - Providing the West Virginia Courthouse Facilities Improvement Authority with the ability to issue bonds
HB 2989 - Creating a system for the bifurcation for trial of claims for compensatory and exemplary damages
HB 3096 - Increasing the compensation caps for secretary-clerks and case coordinators in the family court system
HB 3118 - Requiring a change of venue in all criminal matters for which the sentence could be life without mercy and to allow for appeals by current inmates
HB 3141 - Providing consistency for the location of the Alcohol Beverage Control Administration's appeal hearings
HB 3154 - Relating to the expungement of certain felony convictions
HB 4122 - Permitting a court to take into consideration a parent's drug or alcohol abuse when implementing a parenting plan
HB 4166 - Exempting municipal court judges from fees for application and license to carry concealed weapons
HB 4294 - Establishing standards for court reporters and entities that provide court reporting services
HB 4430 - Removing the compensation caps entirely for secretary-clerks and case coordinators
HB 4434 - Relating generally to bail bondsmen in criminal cases
HB 4443 - Relating to expungement of certain criminal convictions
HB 4462 - Authorizing a new court to be know as the Intermediate Court of Appeals
HB 4594 - Authorizing the issuance of a subpoena duces tecum to a law-enforcement agency for documents or objects in aid of a criminal investigation
HB 4614 - Establishing the West Virginia Sentencing Commission
HB 4616 - Relating to excuses from jury service

Creditors and Debtors (5 Bills)
HB 2078 - Prohibiting the use of a credit score in casualty insurance rate filings
HB 2087 - Requiring regulated consumer lenders to provide a substantial benefit or a substantial benefit disclosure form for certain loans
HB 2282 - Prohibiting the use of a person's credit history in insurance transactions
HB 2412 - Ensuring that borrowers are provided accurate notice of their right to cure a default on any installment or other secured obligation
HB 3010 - Limiting the use of credit information in connection with the declination and termination of property insurance

Crimes (And Related Subheadings) (4 Bills)
HB 2020 - Relating to conditions of bond for defendants in cases of crimes between family or household members
HB 2037 - Increasing the minimum sentence for maliciously assaults a government representative
HB 2142 - Providing a criminal penalty for transmitting bulk electronic mail messages which are unsolicited
HB 2324 - Increasing the minimum prison sentence for a parent or guardian or custodian who abuses a child

Crimes -- Alcohol and Drugs (10 Bills)
HB 2130 - Establishing prohibited acts relating to possession of controlled substances obtained from more than one health practitioner
HB 2146 - Relating to conduct and circumstances of child abuse
HB 2495 - Requiring participation in a drug treatment program for all drug offenders
HB 2500 - Increasing the penalty for driving under the influence causing death
HB 3074 - Increasing the criminal penalties for the offenses of driving under the influence of alcohol, controlled substances or drugs; "Andrea's Law"
HB 4013 - Increasing criminal penalties for the transportation of controlled substances
HB 4122 - Permitting a court to take into consideration a parent's drug or alcohol abuse when implementing a parenting plan
HB 4189 - Overdose Prevention Act
HB 4190 - Relating to controlling methamphetamine
HB 4248 - Requiring a criminal penalty for all first offenses of driving under the influence of alcohol, controlled substances or drugs

Crimes -- Felonies (14 Bills)
HB 2049 - Eliminating eligibility for parole for certain criminal offenses
HB 2156 - Providing criminal penalties for the intentional defacement of public and private property due to graffiti
HB 2311 - Permitting the state to opt out of a federal statute that would otherwise not allow a state resident who has been convicted of a felony involving a controlled substance from receiving certain benefits
HB 2407 - Eliminating the third offense conviction of shoplifting and its corresponding felony penalty
HB 2483 - Creating the felony offense of possession of one gram or more of cocaine
HB 2595 - Relating to the death penalty for first degree murder
HB 2892 - Changing the number of strikes in jury selection in felony cases
HB 3154 - Relating to the expungement of certain felony convictions
HB 4006 - Relating to the possession and distribution of child pornography
HB 4226 - Prohibiting damage to property of railroads, public utilities and certain production storage and distribution facilities
HB 4337 - Providing that an act of domestic violence or a sexual offense by strangling is an aggravated felony offense
HB 4344 - Amending the human trafficking statute
HB 4371 - Creating a crime for theft of a traffic sign or traffic signal
HB 4415 - Relating to the collection of DNA samples from individuals arrested on a felony

Crimes -- Juveniles (16 Bills)
HB 2181 - Creating a juvenile sex offender registration
HB 2400 - Relating to disclosure of sex offender registration to private elementary and secondary schools, and to higher education institutions
HB 2820 - Prohibiting a person convicted of a sexual offense against a child from being on school property without written permission
HB 2828 - Relating to the crime of soliciting or attempting to solicit a child into a motor vehicle near a school
HB 2935 - Increasing certain penalties under the child pornography law to make them similar to those imposed under federal law
HB 3094 - Subjecting persons convicted of sexual crimes against a minor to "GPS" monitoring for life
HB 3149 - Requiring the Commissioner of Corrections to keep a record of repeat offenses committed by persons convicted of sexual offenses against children
HB 4003 - Granting dual jurisdiction to counties where a student who lives in one county and attends school in another in order to enforce truancy policies
HB 4004 - Relating to criminal offenses for child abuse
HB 4005 - Relating to criminal offenses for child abuse and child neglect
HB 4006 - Relating to the possession and distribution of child pornography
HB 4162 - Relating to the Local Solution Dropout Prevention and Recovery Innovation Zone Act
HB 4210 - Juvenile sentencing reform
HB 4269 - Creating a Task Force on the Prevention of Sexual Abuse of Children within the Center for Professional Development
HB 4385 - Transferring to an adult correctional facility any juvenile whose sentence runs beyond his or her eighteenth birthday
HB 4554 - Adjusting penalties for willful failure to pay child support

Crimes -- Sexual Offenses (22 Bills)
HB 2181 - Creating a juvenile sex offender registration
HB 2220 - Prohibiting sex offenders from residing in certain areas and subjecting convicted sex offenders to global positional system monitoring
HB 2338 - Requiring a convicted sex offender who volunteers for an organization whose volunteers have contact with minors to inform that organization of his or her conviction
HB 2446 - Creating the crime of soliciting a minor
HB 2499 - Eliminating good time for persons convicted of sex crimes involving minor children
HB 2810 - Clarifying the statutory restrictions placed on sex offenders
HB 2820 - Prohibiting a person convicted of a sexual offense against a child from being on school property without written permission
HB 2935 - Increasing certain penalties under the child pornography law to make them similar to those imposed under federal law
HB 3094 - Subjecting persons convicted of sexual crimes against a minor to "GPS" monitoring for life
HB 3132 - Creating the offense of sexual battery
HB 3149 - Requiring the Commissioner of Corrections to keep a record of repeat offenses committed by persons convicted of sexual offenses against children
HB 4006 - Relating to the possession and distribution of child pornography
HB 4113 - Preventing a person who is convicted of sexual assault from obtaining custody of a child born as a result
HB 4114 - Preventing rapists from obtaining custody of a child resulting from the rape
HB 4115 - Preventing a person who is convicted of child molestation from obtaining custody
HB 4130 - Creating the crime of prohibited sexual contact by a psychotherapist
HB 4139 - Restricting parental rights of child custody and visitation when the child was conceived as a result of a sexual assault or sexual abuse
HB 4236 - Sexual assault nurse examination network
HB 4269 - Creating a Task Force on the Prevention of Sexual Abuse of Children within the Center for Professional Development
HB 4337 - Providing that an act of domestic violence or a sexual offense by strangling is an aggravated felony offense
HB 4344 - Amending the human trafficking statute
HB 4459 - Allowing a tenant to terminate a residential lease in certain circumstances relating to domestic violence or sexual assault

Crimes (And Related Subheadings) (29 Bills)
HB 2012 - Including a clearer definition of hazing within West Virginia's antihazing statute
HB 2033 - Requiring an automatic home confinement sentence for certain nonviolent misdemeanors
HB 2059 - Mandatory funding of community corrections programs
HB 2156 - Providing criminal penalties for the intentional defacement of public and private property due to graffiti
HB 2167 - Creating the misdemeanor offense for child neglect resulting in a substantial risk of bodily injury
HB 2259 - Requiring persons giving testimony or providing information to the Legislature to attest to the truthfulness of the testimony
HB 2269 - Making it a crime for preventing an individual from calling emergency service personnel
HB 2318 - Relating to competency and criminal responsibility of persons charged or convicted of a crime
HB 2325 - Authorizing immediate discharge and transportation to a regional jail for aggressive and violent behavior of persons committed to state hospitals
HB 2337 - Creating the criminal offense of online impersonation
HB 2374 - Eliminating eligibility for parole for the offenses of abuse, neglect or death of an incapacitated adult, murder of a child by a parent, guardian or custodian by refusal to supply necessities
HB 2407 - Eliminating the third offense conviction of shoplifting and its corresponding felony penalty
HB 2774 - Relating to the effects of a criminal conviction and incarceration on a municipal officer
HB 2804 - Creating enhanced criminal penalties for assaults or batteries against pregnant women
HB 2939 - Modifying the definition of "battery" and "domestic battery"
HB 3118 - Requiring a change of venue in all criminal matters for which the sentence could be life without mercy and to allow for appeals by current inmates
HB 4014 - Increasing criminal penalties for littering
HB 4132 - Making it illegal for anyone to photograph a corpse except for certain legitimate purposes
HB 4167 - Increasing the criminal penalties for damage to a cemetery or graveyard
HB 4226 - Prohibiting damage to property of railroads, public utilities and certain production storage and distribution facilities
HB 4234 - Adding jail time to penalties for certain types of criminal trespass
HB 4257 - Providing criminal penalties for the dissemination of false, misleading or deceptive information through automated telephone calls during a declared state of emergency
HB 4297 - Relating to the operation and oversight of certain benefit programs
HB 4371 - Creating a crime for theft of a traffic sign or traffic signal
HB 4434 - Relating generally to bail bondsmen in criminal cases
HB 4443 - Relating to expungement of certain criminal convictions
HB 4445 - Modifying the definition of "battery" and "domestic battery"
HB 4465 - Relating to the disqualification of persons convicted of treason, felony, or bribery from holding public office
HB 4614 - Establishing the West Virginia Sentencing Commission

Criminal Background Checks (6 Bills)
HB 2178 - Authorizing licensing boards to require applicants to submit to criminal background checks
HB 3108 - Relating to criminal background checks on applicants for employment by nursing homes
HB 4009 - Permitting institutions of higher education to perform background checks
HB 4131 - Requiring certain boards of examination or registration to conduct a nationwide criminal background check on all applicants
HB 4355 - Prohibiting an employer from inquiring whether an applicant for employment has been convicted of a criminal offense
HB 4537 - West Virginia CARES Act

Culture and History (3 Bills)
HB 2779 - Relating to state recognition of Native American tribes
HB 2893 - Relating to preservation of cemeteries
HB 2981 - Providing that historical reenactors are not violating the provision prohibiting unlawful military organizations

Disabilities (24 Bills)
HB 2013 - Preventing a reduction in the annuity of a person who retires with disability retirement at age sixty-five
HB 2022 - Relating to minimum grab bar standards for hotel and motel rooms that are specifically designated or intended for use by handicapped or disabled guests
HB 2086 - Establishing a funding source and programs for persons with traumatic brain injury
HB 2180 - Exempting from the sales and use tax special equipment installed in a motor vehicle for the use of a person with physical disabilities
HB 2274 - Raising the maximum personal income tax exemption for persons over the age of sixty-five and for persons who are totally disabled
HB 2379 - Exempting disabled veterans from campground rental fees during certain times
HB 2387 - Relating to reasonable accommodations under the West Virginia Fair Housing Act for persons with disabilities who need assistive animals
HB 2402 - Exempting disabled veterans who have suffered a hundred percent total and permanent service-connected disability from state income tax
HB 2445 - Providing permanent total disability recipients annual cost-of-living allowances
HB 2475 - Requiring the DHHR to provide matching funds for trust income disbursed to support autistic minors
HB 2537 - Requiring retail establishments offering gasoline or other motor fuel to provide refueling assistance and refueling access to persons with a disability
HB 2728 - Allowing a disabled veteran to park in a designated accessible parking space without placard
HB 3005 - Requiring any employer to retain a job for any veteran with a service-connected disability
HB 3006 - Retaining jobs for certain disabled veterans
HB 3007 - Relating to job retention for any veteran with a service-connected disability while seeking or receiving treatment
HB 3016 - Restroom Access Act
HB 3078 - Raising the maximum personal income tax exemption for persons over the age of sixty-five and for persons who are totally disabled
HB 3095 - Relating to discounts at state parks for elderly and disabled persons
HB 4137 - Relating to more equitable distribution to county boards of reimbursement of the costs of serving certain special needs students
HB 4206 - Providing that "van accessible" mobility impaired parking spaces may be used only by a van
HB 4357 - Requiring the construction of new public buildings and when an entrance of an existing public building is renovated to be compliant with the federal Americans With Disabilities Act by having automatic doors
HB 4566 - Relating to workers' compensation death and disability benefits
HB 4578 - Relating to the classification and criteria for disability benefits
HB 4608 - Defining dyslexia and dyscalculia

Domestic Relations (24 Bills)
HB 2020 - Relating to conditions of bond for defendants in cases of crimes between family or household members
HB 2110 - Providing that visitation to a grandparent shall consist of a minimum of one visit a month
HB 2201 - Relating to child abuse and neglect
HB 2251 - Providing for the payment of unemployment compensation when a person misses work due to domestic violence
HB 2270 - Increasing the effective period for domestic violence protective orders
HB 2293 - Reducing from six months to three months the period of delinquency for failure to meet an obligation to pay support to a minor
HB 2296 - Establishing a bill of rights for children in foster care
HB 2297 - Establishing a bill of rights for foster parents
HB 2299 - Requiring certain insurance companies to participate in information data matches with the Bureau of Child Support Enforcement
HB 2424 - Relating to automatic revocation of a will upon legal separation and excluding from the definition of "surviving spouse"
HB 2452 - Relating to extended family visitation
HB 2588 - Relating to requiring notification to foster parents
HB 3121 - "Parents' Bill of Rights"
HB 4113 - Preventing a person who is convicted of sexual assault from obtaining custody of a child born as a result
HB 4114 - Preventing rapists from obtaining custody of a child resulting from the rape
HB 4115 - Preventing a person who is convicted of child molestation from obtaining custody
HB 4122 - Permitting a court to take into consideration a parent's drug or alcohol abuse when implementing a parenting plan
HB 4139 - Restricting parental rights of child custody and visitation when the child was conceived as a result of a sexual assault or sexual abuse
HB 4209 - Domestic violence victims' eligibility for unemployment compensation benefits
HB 4231 - Relating to the effect of adoption on grandparent visitation rights
HB 4453 - Relating to the calculation of child support obligations
HB 4459 - Allowing a tenant to terminate a residential lease in certain circumstances relating to domestic violence or sexual assault
HB 4519 - Relating to grandparent's rights
HB 4554 - Adjusting penalties for willful failure to pay child support

Drugs and Drug Paraphernalia (25 Bills)
HB 2011 - Establishing threshold quantities of certain controlled substances to trigger prima facie evidence of intent to deliver if possessed by an individual
HB 2096 - Relating to the remediation and disclosure of clandestine drug laboratories
HB 2244 - Providing that a plant based substance or biological organism determined to provide any potential medical benefit may not be designated or rescheduled as a Class I or II controlled substance
HB 2327 - Adding the county sheriff, or his or her designee, to those law-enforcement officials who are granted access to certain confidential pharmaceutical information
HB 2483 - Creating the felony offense of possession of one gram or more of cocaine
HB 2485 - Requiring health care providers to release unemancipated minor's medical records for drug testing to a parent or legal guardian without written consent from minor
HB 2495 - Requiring participation in a drug treatment program for all drug offenders
HB 2501 - Creating the West Virginia Addictions Treatment and Recovery Fund
HB 2527 - Creating a drug testing program for applicants and recipients of temporary assistance for needy families cash benefits
HB 2528 - Requiring holders of graduated driver's licenses to pass drug tests
HB 3146 - Implementing drug testing for recipients of federal-state and state assistance
HB 4141 - Relating to licenses to sell paraphernalia for use with controlled substances
HB 4161 - Allowing State Police, police, sheriffs and fire and emergency service personnel to possess Naloxone or other approved opioid antagonist
HB 4169 - Offer of Emergency Aid Medication to Patients Prescribed Opiates
HB 4170 - Requiring a person convicted of a prior felony drug offense to have a valid prescription to purchase ephedrine, pseudoephedrine or phenylpropanolamine
HB 4208 - Banning synthetic hallucinogens
HB 4212 - Establishing a methamphetamine registry
HB 4240 - Regulating synthetic marijuana and other synthetic drugs as Schedule I drugs
HB 4264 - Creating the Compassionate Use Act for Medical Cannabis
HB 4327 - Prohibiting health care practitioners from prescribing or administering drugs other than in a good faith, therapeutic manner
HB 4433 - Implementing drug testing for recipients of federal-state and state assistance
HB 4522 - Implementing drug testing for certain recipients of federal-state and state assistance
HB 4524 - Creating within the State Police a methamphetamine registry
HB 4585 - Relating to drug screening for West Virginia Work Program applicants
HB 4591 - Relating to the purchase, receipt, acquisition and possession for illicit purposes of substances containing ephedrine, pseudoephedrine and phenylpropanolamine

Economic Development (19 Bills)
HB 2109 - Creative Communities Development Act
HB 2182 - Creating the West Virginia Innovation Free-Trade Business Technology Property Valuation Act and the West Virginia Innovation Free-Trade Tax Credit Act
HB 2286 - Allowing the Division of Energy to develop an energy related public relations campaign focused on educating the Washington, D.C. area and the federal government about West Virginia coal
HB 2417 - Creating a fund within the council for community and economic development to assist communities with strategic and feasibility plans
HB 2578 - Creating the Good Jobs Internet Reporting Act
HB 2903 - Creating the Economic Fairness Act of 2013
HB 2974 - Relating to a tax deduction allowed for capital expenditures from the corporate net income tax
HB 3097 - Entitling natural resource producers to the economic opportunity tax credit
HB 4148 - Repealing the Strategic Research and Development Tax Credit
HB 4187 - Dissolving the West Virginia Parkways, Economic Development and Tourism Authority and transfer its powers to the Secretary of the Department of Transportation
HB 4247 - Permitting the Ohio County Commission to levy a special district excise tax
HB 4334 - Creating tax credits for small business economic impact
HB 4343 - West Virginia Project Launchpad Act
HB 4352 - Requiring entities that receive public moneys for the purpose of economic development to file an annual report
HB 4403 - Creating a tax credit for certain businesses that locate within a twenty-mile radius of a Hatfield-McCoy recreation area trail head
HB 4526 - Extending and expanding economic development programs of the West Virginia Jobs Investment Trust Fund
HB 4528 - Small Employer Business Advocate Act
HB 4576 - Creating the Jobs Impact Statement Act
HB 4577 - Relating to providing assistance to small businesses by the West Virginia Development office

Education (And Related Subheadings) (11 Bills)
HB 2017 - Providing nonsupervisory employees of the West Virginia State Board of Education with the same protections against summary dismissal as are applicable to employees of county boards of education
HB 2024 - Allowing guidance counselors to compete equally for all guidance counselor positions
HB 2036 - Relating to itinerant status for school service personnel
HB 2053 - Requiring county boards of education to employ a certified library media specialist in each county school
HB 2107 - Exempting county school boards of education school buses from paying tolls for transit over the West Virginia Turnpike or any parkways authority project
HB 2236 - Providing a salary supplement for providers of medicaid eligible services in the public schools
HB 2289 - Requiring that transportation to and from school be provided for each child that needs or desires transportation
HB 2319 - Allowing state employees to take paid leave to attend parent-teacher conference for their children
HB 2320 - Giving local authorities the authority to decrease the speed limit on streets and highways where school buses travel in its jurisdiction
HB 2482 - Prohibiting school employees from promoting abortion
HB 2743 - Consolidating purchasing by county boards of education

Education -- Colleges & Universities (23 Bills)
HB 2012 - Including a clearer definition of hazing within West Virginia's antihazing statute
HB 2090 - Relating to redemption or repayment of PROMISE scholarship funds when a student drops or withdraws from classes
HB 2163 - Adding $20 million to the West Virginia Research Trust Fund
HB 2174 - Reducing federal adjusted gross income for recent graduates of higher education institutions
HB 2186 - Protecting academic speech of professional educators
HB 2228 - Creating the Higher Education Merit Screening Advisory Committee
HB 2250 - Providing a loan forgiveness program for nurses, social workers, dentists and hygienists
HB 2271 - Retaining nursing educators
HB 2517 - Permitting volunteer firefighters to automatically qualify for Promise Scholarships
HB 2581 - Requiring that a sum certain be deposited into the Education Improvement Fund for appropriation by the Legislature
HB 2741 - Protecting academic freedom in higher education
HB 2744 - Allowing a tax deduction for all prepaid tuition contracts or college savings plan
HB 2745 - Exempting undergraduate students attending state colleges or universities for the first two years postgraduation, from the payment of state income tax
HB 4009 - Permitting institutions of higher education to perform background checks
HB 4188 - Updating the authority and responsibility of the Center for Nursing
HB 4245 - Relating to anticipated retirement dates of certain health care professionals
HB 4281 - Relating to education reform
HB 4420 - Renaming the administrative heads of the Potomac campus of West Virginia University and the West Virginia University Institute of Technology
HB 4435 - Adding West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine to the list of state institutions of higher education that are permitted to invest certain moneys with its foundation
HB 4457 - Authorizing a legislative rule for the Council of Community and Technical College Education regarding WV EDGE program
HB 4475 - Relating generally to higher education capital spending projects
HB 4496 - Providing for the allocation of matching funds from future moneys deposited into the West Virginia Research Trust Fund
HB 4568 - Relating to public higher education personnel

Education -- Courses, Programs & Testing (15 Bills)
HB 2034 - Exempting children receiving an exemption from compulsory school attendance in favor of church school from standardized testing requirement
HB 2291 - Relating to the denial of course credits for unexcused absences in school
HB 2303 - Requiring all high schools include in their health classes a course in fetal development
HB 2342 - Permitting the issuance of a barrister's certificate to teach course specific curricula in public schools
HB 2594 - Relating to required courses of school instruction generally
HB 2807 - Requiring the State Board of Education to pay annual bonuses of $5,000 to certain teachers
HB 2808 - Authorizing the establishment of charter schools
HB 2973 - Allowing certain county boards of education to operate their schools on a four-day school week
HB 2983 - Requiring inclusion of science fiction reading material in certain existing middle school and high school courses
HB 3042 - Providing a teacher mentoring increment for classroom teachers with national board certification who teach and mentor at certain schools
HB 3143 - Creating an environmental awareness program in the West Virginia School system
HB 4383 - Relating to public school curricular standards and assessments
HB 4384 - Requiring teachers of students with exceptional needs to either be present at an individualized education program meeting or to read and sign a copy of the individualized education program plan
HB 4582 - Relating to required physical education and program in physical fitness in the public schools
HB 4612 - Providing that recess periods or other such time allocated for student physical activity during the regular class day may not be reduced

Education -- Retirement (8 Bills)
HB 2099 - Increasing benefits of retired state personnel and retired teachers
HB 2266 - Providing a one-time bonus payable in July of every year for retired public school teachers and state retirees
HB 2334 - Repealing the one hundred forty day limitation that a retired school teacher may teach in public schools
HB 2359 - Relating to the Public Employees Retirement System and the Teachers Retirement System; and providing a one-time supplement for annuitants and survivor beneficiaries after being retired five consecutive years
HB 4221 - Permitting teachers under the State Teachers Retirement System to teach college level courses without loss of benefits
HB 4245 - Relating to anticipated retirement dates of certain health care professionals
HB 4365 - Relating to employer remittance and reporting of Teachers Retirement System member contributions to the retirement board
HB 4366 - Clarifying that the Teachers' Retirement System annuity calculation for a member with reciprocal service credit shall be based on the final average salary calculation

Education -- Salaries, Classifications, Leave (21 Bills)
HB 2024 - Allowing guidance counselors to compete equally for all guidance counselor positions
HB 2028 - Relating to the employment and compensation of school service personnel
HB 2035 - Providing full daily rate of pay for substitute teachers if they have in excess of ten instructional days in the same school year
HB 2036 - Relating to itinerant status for school service personnel
HB 2224 - Providing paid childbirth leave for higher education personnel
HB 2326 - Relating to persons who do not qualify for professional certificates who are issued certificates to serve in the public schools as athletic coaches
HB 2329 - Relating to the use of personal leave days by a surviving spouse of a deceased employee of a school board
HB 2340 - Relating to teacher pay rate for work assignment outside regular school day or beyond a contracted employment period
HB 2343 - Increasing the educational increment for school service personnel
HB 2376 - Increasing salary increments paid to principals and assistant principals
HB 2746 - Extending the Teachers' State Minimum Salary Schedule and equity supplements
HB 2807 - Requiring the State Board of Education to pay annual bonuses of $5,000 to certain teachers
HB 2827 - Modifying the funding ratio of school students to counselors
HB 3042 - Providing a teacher mentoring increment for classroom teachers with national board certification who teach and mentor at certain schools
HB 4232 - Relating to minimum salary supplement and educational expense reimbursement for professional personnel
HB 4261 - Relating to teacher and school service personnel salary increases
HB 4270 - Relating to salaries of service employees of the state camp and conference center known as Cedar Lakes Conference Center
HB 4281 - Relating to education reform
HB 4404 - Permitting a salary increase for certain kindergarten aides and early childhood classroom assistant teachers
HB 4444 - Increasing pay to teachers and service personnel by one percent a year, for three years
HB 4568 - Relating to public higher education personnel

Education (And Related Subheadings) (77 Bills)
HB 2086 - Establishing a funding source and programs for persons with traumatic brain injury
HB 2121 - Requiring elementary students to have access to a certified library media specialist, art specialist, music specialist and physical education specialist
HB 2134 - Allowing the school building authority to designate money for the building of playgrounds
HB 2161 - Continuing education requirement of building code inspectors
HB 2162 - Relating to educational benefits for dependents of deceased or disabled veterans
HB 2175 - Requiring certain licensees to take continuing education in green building
HB 2186 - Protecting academic speech of professional educators
HB 2223 - Relating to compulsory school attendance
HB 2233 - Relating to the School Building Authority
HB 2247 - Relating to residency requirements for persons appointed as campus police officers
HB 2306 - Clarifying that the Legislature is the sole authority regarding compulsory immunizations
HB 2315 - Requiring automated external defibrillators in public schools
HB 2400 - Relating to disclosure of sex offender registration to private elementary and secondary schools, and to higher education institutions
HB 2474 - Authorizing tax credits for parents and legal guardians whose children are in a home schooling program
HB 2496 - West Virginia School Personnel Survivor Benefit Act
HB 2517 - Permitting volunteer firefighters to automatically qualify for Promise Scholarships
HB 2526 - Allowing for the participation of home schooled students in certain secondary school activities
HB 2545 - Creating the Nonresident Medical Student Tuition Regularization Program
HB 2555 - Electing members of county school boards on a nonpartisan basis in general elections only
HB 2560 - Providing exceptions to the prohibition of the possession of deadly weapons on premises of educational facilities
HB 2752 - Exempting construction performed on behalf of educational authorities from prevailing wage requirements
HB 2808 - Authorizing the establishment of charter schools
HB 2821 - Relating to the Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists
HB 2827 - Modifying the funding ratio of school students to counselors
HB 2828 - Relating to the crime of soliciting or attempting to solicit a child into a motor vehicle near a school
HB 2831 - Relating to mandatory immunizations for school children
HB 2873 - Requiring that public schools provide facilities for students of all faiths and religions to have a place of fellowship, prayer and worship
HB 2891 - Relating to scholarships for dependent children of state troopers who die in performance of duty
HB 2901 - Relating to juvenile proceedings
HB 2937 - Authorizing a county school board to adopt a policy that allows an inspirational message
HB 2963 - Providing educators released time to serve on county commissions
HB 2973 - Allowing certain county boards of education to operate their schools on a four-day school week
HB 2982 - Prohibiting the use of calculators for teaching purposes in grades K through eight
HB 3009 - Schoolchildren's Religious Liberties Act
HB 3050 - Relating to salary increases for teachers based on residential housing costs
HB 3111 - Relating to computing local share of public education support
HB 4001 - Government Fraud Prevention Act
HB 4002 - Relating to the computation of local share for public school support purposes
HB 4003 - Granting dual jurisdiction to counties where a student who lives in one county and attends school in another in order to enforce truancy policies
HB 4120 - Requiring the State Superintendent of Schools to be elected on a nonpartisan basis
HB 4123 - Electing members of county school boards on a nonpartisan basis in general elections
HB 4136 - Educational Equality Act
HB 4137 - Relating to more equitable distribution to county boards of reimbursement of the costs of serving certain special needs students
HB 4142 - Setting the maximum number of pupils per teacher in sixth through twelfth grade classrooms
HB 4146 - Creating the Governor's Committee on School Board Unification
HB 4162 - Relating to the Local Solution Dropout Prevention and Recovery Innovation Zone Act
HB 4195 - Reducing the daily administrative time required of counselors
HB 4228 - Repealing or removing certain portions of education-related statutes that have expired
HB 4230 - Relating to the secondary schools athletic commission
HB 4276 - Providing a credit against personal income tax for classroom teachers for nonreimbursed costs of supplies
HB 4281 - Relating to education reform
HB 4296 - Establishing the Health Sciences Service Program
HB 4302 - Relating to elections for public school purposes
HB 4307 - Relating to school celebrations, recognition programs and events
HB 4316 - Creating the student data accessability, transparency and accountability act
HB 4326 - Relating to nursing education faculty
HB 4336 - Relating to state control of county schools
HB 4349 - Clarifying retirement dependent child scholarship and burial benefits under a Qualified Domestic Relations Order
HB 4373 - Relating to driver education programs
HB 4381 - Establishing a four year pilot program to have social workers in public schools, from prekindergarten through the elementary school
HB 4390 - Improving the education of West Virginia children by developing better education standards
HB 4394 - Relating to the filling of professional personnel positions in the public schools
HB 4441 - Relating to dangerous weapons
HB 4467 - Relating to exempting individuals employed by a county board of education from plumbing licensing requirements while performing plumbing work on board of education property
HB 4475 - Relating generally to higher education capital spending projects
HB 4482 - Relating to qualifications to practice speech-language pathology in public schools
HB 4484 - Establishing a maximum ratio of the number of employees of the West Virginia Department of Education to the number of students enrolled
HB 4495 - Authorizing the election of and specifying qualifications for nonappointed members of the West Virginia Board of Education
HB 4501 - Providing that law-enforcement officers employed as school security be allowed to carry firearms on school property under certain conditions
HB 4513 - Creating the College Degree Attainment Act
HB 4516 - Relating to multicounty regional educational service agencies
HB 4535 - Removing the requirement that home schooled students have to acquire a general equivalency degree (GED) in order to qualify for the promise scholarship
HB 4548 - Relating to requirements for PROMISE scholarships
HB 4550 - Providing educational incentives and longevity pay for state troopers
HB 4555 - Requiring county boards of education to provide released time for professional educators and service personnel when serving in an elected municipal or county office
HB 4597 - Relating to the State Board of Education
HB 4608 - Defining dyslexia and dyscalculia

Education--Facilities (1 Bills)
HB 2820 - Prohibiting a person convicted of a sexual offense against a child from being on school property without written permission

Elected Officials (13 Bills)
HB 2225 - Creating a procedure by which the Governor or other elected member of the Board of Public Works can declare themselves disabled or unavailable
HB 2476 - Encouraging public officials to display the national motto on all public property and public buildings
HB 2555 - Electing members of county school boards on a nonpartisan basis in general elections only
HB 2774 - Relating to the effects of a criminal conviction and incarceration on a municipal officer
HB 2799 - Allowing county commissions broad discretion in setting the salaries of county elected officials
HB 2885 - Prohibiting the use of the name or likeness of elected or appointed officials on publicly-owned vehicles
HB 2887 - Increasing compensation, after July 1, 2013, of elected county officials and county commissioners for each class of county
HB 4123 - Electing members of county school boards on a nonpartisan basis in general elections
HB 4239 - Relating to counties
HB 4414 - Relating to the solicitation of public employees by a candidate for an elective office
HB 4465 - Relating to the disqualification of persons convicted of treason, felony, or bribery from holding public office
HB 4547 - Relating to elections for vacancies in county offices
HB 4555 - Requiring county boards of education to provide released time for professional educators and service personnel when serving in an elected municipal or county office

Elections (41 Bills)
HB 2009 - Providing petitioners to referendums, elections or any other ballot issue be afforded the same privacy rights as voters
HB 2019 - Relating to elections
HB 2027 - Relating to the nonpartisan elections of Governor, Secretary of State, Treasurer, Auditor, Attorney General and Commissioner of Agriculture and justices of the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals
HB 2032 - Allowing political parties to obtain ballot access by expanding the scope of the definition of political party
HB 2042 - Providing for removal and election of Public Service Commissioners
HB 2082 - Prohibiting a cheif deputy sheriff from engaging in certain political activities
HB 2179 - Relating to absentee ballot fraud
HB 2215 - Requiring a voter to present an identifying document which contains the name, address and a photograph of that person
HB 2405 - Redistricting of the House of Delegates into one hundred single member districts after the 2020 census
HB 2479 - Relating to the nonpartisan elections of justices of the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals and circuit court judges
HB 2555 - Electing members of county school boards on a nonpartisan basis in general elections only
HB 2565 - Providing official ballot status to a political party that received at least one per cent of the votes
HB 2568 - Authorizing the Legislature to add a nonbinding advisory referendum ballot issue
HB 2736 - Relating to elections and write-in candidates
HB 2771 - Relating to elections
HB 2885 - Prohibiting the use of the name or likeness of elected or appointed officials on publicly-owned vehicles
HB 3008 - Requiring the three commissioners of the Public Service Commission be elected from the three congressional districts for six-year terms
HB 3012 - Relating to the nonpartisan election of justices to the Supreme Court of Appeals beginning in 2014
HB 3107 - Requiring voters to present identifying documents, issued either by the State of West Virginia or the United States Government that contain the name, address and a photograph of the person desiring to vote
HB 3117 - Relating to voter photo identification
HB 3133 - Relating to voting by absentees
HB 4120 - Requiring the State Superintendent of Schools to be elected on a nonpartisan basis
HB 4121 - Requiring that the chairperson of the Public Service Commission be elected on a nonpartisan ballot
HB 4123 - Electing members of county school boards on a nonpartisan basis in general elections
HB 4198 - Amending canvassing process to eliminate hand counting of electronic voting systems
HB 4246 - Placing on the ballot of voters whether the municipality should hold its future municipal elections on a state general election day
HB 4302 - Relating to elections for public school purposes
HB 4361 - Allowing members of the Legislature who are away serving in the Armed Forces to participate and vote via electronic teleconferencing
HB 4399 - Prohibiting a local levying body from holding a special election under certain circumstances
HB 4406 - Relating to the accountability of a corporation's political activities
HB 4414 - Relating to the solicitation of public employees by a candidate for an elective office
HB 4440 - Relating to the filing of financial statements with the Secretary of State
HB 4463 - All relating to the disclosure of information on campaign contributions and spending
HB 4465 - Relating to the disqualification of persons convicted of treason, felony, or bribery from holding public office
HB 4473 - Relating to establishing voting precincts and changing the composition of standard receiving boards
HB 4479 - Relating to voting procedures
HB 4485 - Making it clear that municipalities have the power to both increase and decrease the number of voting wards and/or council members
HB 4491 - Relating to where certificates of nomination are filed for municipal elections
HB 4495 - Authorizing the election of and specifying qualifications for nonappointed members of the West Virginia Board of Education
HB 4547 - Relating to elections for vacancies in county offices
HB 4553 - Authorizing the Secretary of State to prosecute election violations

Emergency Services (16 Bills)
HB 2007 - Establishing a program for reprogramming cellular telephones and distributing to seniors for making emergency calls
HB 2269 - Making it a crime for preventing an individual from calling emergency service personnel
HB 2273 - Limiting the liability of military personnel who respond to local emergencies and calls for assistance
HB 2285 - Providing immunity from civil liability hospital volunteers who in good faith render emergency care at a hospital
HB 2724 - Relating to the Emergency Medical Services Act
HB 2801 - Creating the "West Virginia Infrastructure Emergency Response Act of 2013"
HB 4126 - Improving state emergency preparedness
HB 4147 - Relating to emergency preparedness
HB 4175 - West Virginia Small Business Emergency Act
HB 4249 - Allowing proceeds of a hotel occupancy tax not exceeding $200,000 per fiscal year to be expended for medical care and emergency services in certain counties
HB 4254 - Providing that certain state employees may be granted a leave of absence with pay during a declared state of emergency
HB 4257 - Providing criminal penalties for the dissemination of false, misleading or deceptive information through automated telephone calls during a declared state of emergency
HB 4451 - Continuing the Office of Emergency Medical Services as an independent office within the Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety
HB 4494 - Relating to Emergency Medical Technicians - Mining
HB 4515 - Preventing and mitigating catastrophes involving toxic substances
HB 4530 - Adding additional requirements for notification relating to industrial facilities emergency event notification and access, and creating an aboveground storage tank registry, and an Industrial Accident Citizen's Protection Fund

Employment (20 Bills)
HB 2596 - Establishing the West Virginia Right to Work Law
HB 2839 - Relating to payment of employees separated from payroll before paydays
HB 2904 - Creating a State Employee Ombudsman
HB 2952 - Work Share West Virginia
HB 2966 - Relating to employment and privacy protection
HB 3005 - Requiring any employer to retain a job for any veteran with a service-connected disability
HB 3006 - Retaining jobs for certain disabled veterans
HB 3007 - Relating to job retention for any veteran with a service-connected disability while seeking or receiving treatment
HB 3053 - Relating to the labor-management relations act for the private sector
HB 3072 - West Virginia coal employment enhancement act
HB 3108 - Relating to criminal background checks on applicants for employment by nursing homes
HB 4196 - Requiring the Workforce Investment Council to provide information and guidance to local workforce investment boards that would enable them to better educate both women and men about higher paying jobs
HB 4323 - Establishing requirements for prior review of all privatization proposals
HB 4343 - West Virginia Project Launchpad Act
HB 4355 - Prohibiting an employer from inquiring whether an applicant for employment has been convicted of a criminal offense
HB 4409 - Creating the Valued Employee Retention program
HB 4425 - Giving the Superintendent of State Police authority to hire additional staff
HB 4498 - Creating the Jobs Impact Statement Act
HB 4576 - Creating the Jobs Impact Statement Act
HB 4615 - Relating to wage payment and collection

Energy (24 Bills)
HB 2062 - Studying the environmental and health impacts of shale gas development
HB 2064 - Requiring a driller or owner of a natural gas well who contaminates a groundwater aquifer to remediate the aquifer until it meets the standards of the Clean Water Act
HB 2066 - Requiring the posting of material data safety sheets and documentation of fracking fluid components
HB 2141 - Renewable Portfolio Standards Sustainable Energy Act
HB 2152 - Requiring flowback plans for all work on oil and gas wells
HB 2176 - Relating to interconnection and net-metering of customer-generators of renewable energy
HB 2200 - Energy Efficient Building Act
HB 2204 - Allowing a credit against state personal income tax for the purchase of a new wood or pellet stove
HB 2208 - Prohibiting underground injection of coal slurry in new permits or modifications and renewals
HB 2210 - Relating to energy efficiency for electric and gas utilities and their customers
HB 2280 - Requiring persons who are not members of the American Association of Professional Landmen to have two years or more of experience in contracting for oil and gas leases
HB 2316 - Awarding credits for use of alternative and renewable energy resources
HB 2323 - West Virginia Energy Efficiency Act
HB 2348 - Creating and implementing a fund to encourage the development and use of renewable forms of energy
HB 2430 - Exempting the construction or addition of active solar energy systems from real and personal property taxation
HB 2436 - Relating to liquefied petroleum gas-consuming equipment and appliances
HB 2564 - Delaying implementation of the Alternative and Renewable Energy Portfolio Act
HB 2609 - Relating to the Alternative and Renewable Energy Portfolio Act
HB 2875 - Relating to residential solar energy tax credits
HB 3080 - Relating to alternative and renewable energy portfolio standards
HB 4367 - West Virginia Energy Efficiency Resource Act
HB 4382 - Establishing the Legislative Oversight Commission on Energy Workers Safety
HB 4468 - Authorizing local units of government to adopt property assessed clean energy programs
HB 4469 - Requiring the Director of the Division of Energy to develop an energy independence policy that ensures all oil, gas and coal produced in the state to be first used within the state before being exported

Environmental Protection (33 Bills)
HB 2044 - Relating to air pollution control
HB 2062 - Studying the environmental and health impacts of shale gas development
HB 2066 - Requiring the posting of material data safety sheets and documentation of fracking fluid components
HB 2118 - West Virginia Renewable Energy Act
HB 2141 - Renewable Portfolio Standards Sustainable Energy Act
HB 2143 - Requiring liners in all new surface coal-waste impoundments and requiring regulations relating to the planning, constructing and maintenance of the liners
HB 2152 - Requiring flowback plans for all work on oil and gas wells
HB 2183 - Requiring all final actions by the Department of Environmental Protection regarding coal mine permits to be completed within six months
HB 2211 - Imposing advanced recovery fees on consumers for the purchase of electronic devices
HB 2214 - Intrastate Coal and Use Act
HB 2286 - Allowing the Division of Energy to develop an energy related public relations campaign focused on educating the Washington, D.C. area and the federal government about West Virginia coal
HB 2292 - Requiring the Department of Environmental Protection to remediate any waste tire pile in the state consisting of more than twenty-five tires
HB 2304 - Adding oil and gas facilities, wells, pipelines and tanks to the coordinated statewide program of air pollution prevention
HB 2347 - Establishing a returnable beverage container deposit program
HB 2362 - Relating to water pollution control
HB 2419 - Relating to dual liner requirements
HB 2535 - Creating the "Intrastate Coal and Use Act" and the "Intrastate Oil and Natural Gas and Use Act"
HB 2862 - Relating to informal conferences on surface mining permit applications
HB 3001 - Requiring a composite soil sampling and testing be performed on the ground area underneath a pit or impoundment after it has been drained
HB 3046 - Requiring the Department of Environmental Protection to issue a procedural rule to allow surface owners a right to a hearing and appeal
HB 3071 - Relating to civil penalties and civil administrative penalties for violations of the Water Pollution Control Act
HB 3075 - Permitting the disposal of drill cuttings and associated drilling mud generated from well sites in solid waste landfills
HB 3143 - Creating an environmental awareness program in the West Virginia School system
HB 3153 - Relating to retailer electronic waste collection
HB 4014 - Increasing criminal penalties for littering
HB 4258 - Creating a source water protection program and an industrial aboveground storage tank program to protect source water supplies and systems
HB 4275 - Making West Virginia's Water Pollution Control Act consistent with the federal Water Pollution Act
HB 4277 - Requiring registration and inventory of existing above-ground storage tanks
HB 4285 - Amending the Water Resources Protection and Management Act to incorporate recommendations from the state Water Resources Management Plan
HB 4295 - Requiring uniform enforcement of environmental rules
HB 4339 - Ensuring that moneys from the Solid Waste Authority Closure Cost Assistance Fund are available to facilitate the closure of the Elkins-Randolph County Landfill and the Webster County Landfill
HB 4346 - Establishing separate standards of performance for carbon dioxide emissions
HB 4411 - Allowing the disposal of drill cuttings and associated drilling waste generated from well sites in commercial solid waste facilities

Estates and Trusts (7 Bills)
HB 2424 - Relating to automatic revocation of a will upon legal separation and excluding from the definition of "surviving spouse"
HB 2475 - Requiring the DHHR to provide matching funds for trust income disbursed to support autistic minors
HB 2488 - Real Property Transfer on Death Act
HB 3037 - Relating to the form of trust deeds
HB 3077 - Relating to the publication requirements of the administration of estates
HB 4011 - Uniform Real Property Transfer on Death Act
HB 4398 - Eliminating the filing of nonprobate inventory with the Tax Commissioner for certain decedents

Ethics (5 Bills)
HB 2748 - Requiring the reporting and publication of all compensation, including the source of that compensation, paid to lobbyists
HB 2796 - Requiring lobbyists to disclose compensation agreements
HB 3150 - Relating generally to purchasing
HB 4298 - Changing the experience requirements of the composition of the members of the West Virginia Ethics Commission
HB 4340 - Providing an exception to certain provisions of the West Virginia Ethics Act

Fire Fighting and Prevention (19 Bills)
HB 2001 - Providing meetings and conference rights for members of municipal fire departments
HB 2380 - Relating to meeting and conference rights for members of police or fire departments employed by political subdivisions
HB 2382 - Relating to the Fire Prevention and Control Act
HB 2423 - Allowing county fire companies and departments to charge reasonable reimbursement fees
HB 2500 - Increasing the penalty for driving under the influence causing death
HB 2517 - Permitting volunteer firefighters to automatically qualify for Promise Scholarships
HB 2959 - Relating to workers' compensation
HB 2996 - Relating to smoke detectors in one-and two-family dwellings
HB 3017 - Requiring the State Fire Marshal to propose rules for legislative approval to set standards for minimum acceptable fire company on-duty staffing levels
HB 4153 - Providing that the State Fire Marshal shall serve at the will and pleasure of the fire commission
HB 4314 - Providing a $500 credit for certain members of volunteer fire departments against state personal income tax
HB 4387 - Providing a $500 credit for certain members of volunteer fire departments against state personal income tax
HB 4392 - Regulating persons who perform work on heating, ventilating and cooling systems and fire dampers
HB 4460 - Relating to violating provisions of the civil service law for paid fire departments
HB 4497 - Relating to workers' compensation
HB 4536 - Retaining current West Virginia National Guard firefighters
HB 4559 - Taking back the surcharge on fire and casualty insurance policies to one percent
HB 4590 - Relating to the Volunteer Fire Departments Workers' Compensation Subsidy Program and the Volunteer Fire Department Workers' Compensation Premium Subsidy Fund
HB 4604 - Providing discounted motor vehicle registration fees for members of volunteer fire departments

Firearms (23 Bills)
HB 2037 - Increasing the minimum sentence for maliciously assaults a government representative
HB 2135 - Permitting those individuals who have been issued concealed weapons permits to keep loaded firearms in their motor vehicles on the State Capitol Complex grounds
HB 2427 - West Virginia Firearms Freedom Act
HB 2437 - Exempting of certain public safety training courses from payment of consumer sales tax
HB 2459 - Permitting certain holders of concealed weapons permits to carry weapons of the grounds and buildings on the State Capitol Complex
HB 2502 - Including oral or written inquiry of a patient about possession, ownership or storage of firearms as a reason for invoking disciplinary proceedings against physicians
HB 2558 - Removing the "grandfather" clause that excepts municipal ordinances limiting the purchase, possession, transfer, ownership, carrying, transporting, selling or storing of guns or ammunition
HB 2560 - Providing exceptions to the prohibition of the possession of deadly weapons on premises of educational facilities
HB 2572 - Clarifying circumstances under which a person may possess certain firearms while afield hunting
HB 2760 - Creating a uniform regulation of firearms, ammunition, and firearm accessories
HB 2787 - Permitting family court judges and magistrates to carry concealed handguns without a permit
HB 2832 - Creating the "Firearm Protection Act"
HB 2967 - Prohibiting the publication of the identities of persons who have been issued licenses to carry a concealed deadly weapon
HB 3019 - Clarifying circumstances under which a person may possess certain firearms while afield hunting
HB 4166 - Exempting municipal court judges from fees for application and license to carry concealed weapons
HB 4186 - Relating to the procedures for issuing a concealed weapon license
HB 4229 - Providing that all future federal, state and local statutes concerning firearms are invalid and unenforceable
HB 4271 - Relating to firearms and concealed firearms licenses
HB 4288 - Providing for the uniform regulation of firearms, ammunition and firearm accessories
HB 4308 - Relating to the Municipal Home Rule Pilot Program
HB 4309 - Permitting a person to keep a firearm in his or her motor vehicle upon the grounds of the State Capitol Complex
HB 4369 - Providing that all future federal and local statutes, ordinances, laws, orders and rules concerning firearms, firearm accessories, ammunition and their accouterments are invalid
HB 4501 - Providing that law-enforcement officers employed as school security be allowed to carry firearms on school property under certain conditions

Food and Food Services (3 Bills)
HB 2281 - Increasing the pay grade of cafeteria managers
HB 2993 - Allowing counties and municipalities to levy a sales tax on food and beverages sold at restaurants
HB 4587 - Relating to food handlers' licenses

Forestry (4 Bills)
HB 3064 - Allowing the general public to use certain certified timberland for certain recreational purposes for that property to maintain its preferential tax status as managed timberland
HB 4201 - Relating to civil and criminal penalties for violations of the Logging Sediment Control Act
HB 4202 - Defining timber theft, and to provide the Division of Forestry the authority to investigate and enforce violations
HB 4320 - Removing the severance tax on timber

Freedom of Information (5 Bills)
HB 2172 - Redefining the term "public record" as it is used in the Freedom of Information Act
HB 2911 - Exempting records of concealed weapon license applications and issuance from disclosure under the West Virginia Freedom of Information Act
HB 3129 - Creating of the Verifiable Science Act
HB 4442 - Adding law-enforcement officers' personal information to the list of FOIA exemptions
HB 4464 - All relating to the Freedom of Information Act

Fuel (15 Bills)
HB 2098 - Exempting existing churches from paying tax on propane and other forms of heating oil
HB 2229 - Exempting special fuel and propane used for home heating purposes from the motor fuel excise tax
HB 2231 - Reducing the wholesale tax on heating fuel, off road fuels, kerosene and propane used for home heating purposes or off road use
HB 2363 - Prohibiting fractional pricing in the retail sale of gasoline
HB 2529 - Reducing the motor fuel excise tax
HB 2537 - Requiring retail establishments offering gasoline or other motor fuel to provide refueling assistance and refueling access to persons with a disability
HB 2598 - Exempting heating oil for residential use from the Motor Fuel Excise Tax
HB 2817 - Relating generally to use of alternative-fuel motor vehicles
HB 2921 - Providing an exemption on sales of motor vehicles using natural gas or dual purpose motor vehicles using a combination of gasoline and natural gas
HB 2925 - Relating to alternative fuel initiatives
HB 3033 - Relating to taxes on motor fuels, aviation fuels and consumer sales and service
HB 4154 - Fixing a technical error relating to the motor fuel excise tax
HB 4389 - Gas Deregulation and Free Market Competition Act of 2014
HB 4396 - Relating to a trial suspension in certain border counties of the Motor Fuel Excise Tax
HB 4589 - Relating to the West Virginia Diesel Equipment Commission

Funds (39 Bills)
HB 2018 - Requiring racetracks who are licensed to operate video lottery terminals pay a fee of one thousand dollars for each machine and that the revenue from these fees are to be transferred to the benefit fund of the Teachers Retirement System
HB 2163 - Adding $20 million to the West Virginia Research Trust Fund
HB 2205 - Specifying that infrastructure projects providing broadband services facilities be included in infrastructure projects eligible for funding
HB 2267 - Creating the Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program Fund
HB 2348 - Creating and implementing a fund to encourage the development and use of renewable forms of energy
HB 2364 - The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act
HB 2375 - No State-Funded Transportation for Abortion Act
HB 2417 - Creating a fund within the council for community and economic development to assist communities with strategic and feasibility plans
HB 2501 - Creating the West Virginia Addictions Treatment and Recovery Fund
HB 2581 - Requiring that a sum certain be deposited into the Education Improvement Fund for appropriation by the Legislature
HB 2592 - Establishing a Library Facilities Improvement Fund
HB 2976 - Creating a fund for pothole repair contributed to by private businesses or entities
HB 2988 - Providing the West Virginia Courthouse Facilities Improvement Authority with the ability to issue bonds
HB 3017 - Requiring the State Fire Marshal to propose rules for legislative approval to set standards for minimum acceptable fire company on-duty staffing levels
HB 3070 - Relating to bail bond surcharge
HB 4125 - Providing for the collection of certain fees dedicated to pay civil legal fees for low income persons
HB 4155 - Suspending payments of the refundable exemption to the West Virginia consumers sales and service tax to the State Road Fund for fiscal years 2015 and 2016
HB 4157 - Extending the cessation of deposits into the Special Railroad and Intermodal Enhancement Fund
HB 4266 - Relating to the redirection of certain Lottery revenues to the State Excess Lottery Revenue Fund
HB 4267 - Legalizing and regulating the sale and use of fireworks and creating the West Virginia Veterans Program Fund
HB 4282 - Relating to levels of funding to the Revenue Shortfall Reserve Fund
HB 4296 - Establishing the Health Sciences Service Program
HB 4299 - Removing the expiration date for the tax rate on eligible acute care hospitals
HB 4322 - Establishing a retired teachers instant lottery scratch-off game
HB 4333 - Relating to the redirection of certain Lottery revenues to the State Excess Lottery Revenue Fund
HB 4339 - Ensuring that moneys from the Solid Waste Authority Closure Cost Assistance Fund are available to facilitate the closure of the Elkins-Randolph County Landfill and the Webster County Landfill
HB 4348 - Enhancing civil legal services for the poor
HB 4375 - West Virginia Voluntary Employee Retirement Accounts Program
HB 4391 - Relating to Dealer Recovery Fund
HB 4405 - Increasing the cap for collections into the land division special revenue account of the Department of Agriculture
HB 4419 - Creating the West Virginia Children with Autism Trust Fund
HB 4458 - Establishing the Tax Reduction Fund in the State Treasury
HB 4480 - Relating to investment of the Acid Mine Drainage Fund
HB 4481 - Removing restrictions on where certain lottery games may be played
HB 4496 - Providing for the allocation of matching funds from future moneys deposited into the West Virginia Research Trust Fund
HB 4511 - Distributing money that was set aside from the West Virginia Greyhound Breeder Development Fund
HB 4530 - Adding additional requirements for notification relating to industrial facilities emergency event notification and access, and creating an aboveground storage tank registry, and an Industrial Accident Citizen's Protection Fund
HB 4534 - Create a Historic Resort Hotel Employee Retirement Fund
HB 4590 - Relating to the Volunteer Fire Departments Workers' Compensation Subsidy Program and the Volunteer Fire Department Workers' Compensation Premium Subsidy Fund

Funeral Services (8 Bills)
HB 2442 - Requiring every internment or grave to identify the decedents' identity
HB 4349 - Clarifying retirement dependent child scholarship and burial benefits under a Qualified Domestic Relations Order
HB 4452 - Making it illegal for anyone to photograph a corpse except for certain legitimate purposes
HB 4540 - Relating to embalmer licenses
HB 4541 - Relating to funeral service and embalming licenses
HB 4542 - Changing certain dates related to requirements for funeral service licenses
HB 4543 - Relating to the board of Funeral Service Examiners
HB 4544 - Requiring the Board of Funeral Service Examiners to post notice on its website of any disciplinary action resulting in sanctions against a licensee

Gaming Activities (14 Bills)
HB 2018 - Requiring racetracks who are licensed to operate video lottery terminals pay a fee of one thousand dollars for each machine and that the revenue from these fees are to be transferred to the benefit fund of the Teachers Retirement System
HB 2132 - Permitting the racing commission to regulate charity racing events
HB 3017 - Requiring the State Fire Marshal to propose rules for legislative approval to set standards for minimum acceptable fire company on-duty staffing levels
HB 3084 - Relating to restricted races at pari-mutuel thoroughbred horse race tracks
HB 4322 - Establishing a retired teachers instant lottery scratch-off game
HB 4325 - Establishing the state parks instant lottery scratch-off game
HB 4333 - Relating to the redirection of certain Lottery revenues to the State Excess Lottery Revenue Fund
HB 4376 - Changing from two to three percent of purse money paid to the local Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association
HB 4421 - Allowing the lottery to pay prizes utilizing other payment methods in addition to checks
HB 4481 - Removing restrictions on where certain lottery games may be played
HB 4483 - Removing limitations on advertising and promotional activities by limited video lottery retailers
HB 4507 - Providing that the identity of a lottery winner may not be publicly disclosed
HB 4511 - Distributing money that was set aside from the West Virginia Greyhound Breeder Development Fund
HB 4617 - Permitting a decrease in the number of dates required for a horse or dog race meeting license application when certain agreement exists

Governmental Agencies (17 Bills)
HB 2185 - Requiring insurance coverage of spouses and dependents for pregnancy and contraceptive services
HB 2218 - Restricting certain aid to the Armed Forces of the United States by West Virginia agencies
HB 2408 - Requiring all state boards, commissions, committees or councils to be gender balanced and to have proportionate representation of minorities
HB 2742 - Providing for the redistricting office of the Joint Committee on Government and Finance to propose redistricting plans during census years
HB 2813 - Relating generally to the purchasing division
HB 2882 - Creating the Budget Reform Act
HB 4213 - Moving the Children's Health Insurance Program ("CHIP") from the Department of Administration to the Department of Health and Human Resources
HB 4215 - Requiring the Director of the Purchasing Division's direct purchases be consistent with the other requirements of the purchasing process and best value contracting
HB 4235 - Creating new code sections which separate the executive departments
HB 4263 - Providing for the transfer of ownership, operation and maintenance of certain assets of the West Virginia Parkways Authority to the Division of Highways
HB 4266 - Relating to the redirection of certain Lottery revenues to the State Excess Lottery Revenue Fund
HB 4280 - Relating to the Department of Health and Human Resources
HB 4317 - Relating to state procurement
HB 4358 - Requiring an agency to review rules every four years and, when necessary, provide revisions
HB 4374 - Permitting purchases up to $100,000 without competitive bids
HB 4426 - Relating to contested cases
HB 4447 - Relating to state procurement

Governor (6 Bills)
HB 2045 - Authorizing the Governor to appoint an additional member to the Surface Mine Board that represents the interest of labor
HB 2225 - Creating a procedure by which the Governor or other elected member of the Board of Public Works can declare themselves disabled or unavailable
HB 2904 - Creating a State Employee Ombudsman
HB 3082 - Providing a limit on consulting fees
HB 4146 - Creating the Governor's Committee on School Board Unification
HB 4282 - Relating to levels of funding to the Revenue Shortfall Reserve Fund

Governor -- Bills Requested By (35 Bills)
HB 4147 - Relating to emergency preparedness
HB 4148 - Repealing the Strategic Research and Development Tax Credit
HB 4149 - Allowing members of the Board of Public Works to be represented by designees and to vote by proxy
HB 4150 - Allowing the state to pay its employees every two weeks instead of twice per month
HB 4151 - Relating to military members and their spouses who obtain licensure through professional boards
HB 4152 - Requiring all operators of the underground facilities in this state to participate in the one-call system
HB 4153 - Providing that the State Fire Marshal shall serve at the will and pleasure of the fire commission
HB 4154 - Fixing a technical error relating to the motor fuel excise tax
HB 4155 - Suspending payments of the refundable exemption to the West Virginia consumers sales and service tax to the State Road Fund for fiscal years 2015 and 2016
HB 4156 - Electronic Toll Collection Act
HB 4157 - Extending the cessation of deposits into the Special Railroad and Intermodal Enhancement Fund
HB 4158 - Providing accelerated payment of consumers sales and service and use tax and employee withholding taxes
HB 4159 - Updating the meaning of federal adjusted gross income and certain other terms
HB 4160 - Reducing the amount deducted as an allowance for usual losses in collections for purposes of calculating local share
HB 4174 - Updating the meaning of federal adjusted gross income and certain other terms used in the West Virginia Corporation Net Income Tax Act
HB 4176 - Making a supplementary appropriation to the Department of Health and Human Resources, Division of Human Services
HB 4177 - Making a supplementary appropriation to various agencies
HB 4178 - Making a supplementary appropriation to the Department of Commerce, WorkForce West Virginia
HB 4179 - Expiring funds to the unappropriated surplus balance in the State Fund, General Revenue
HB 4180 - Supplementing, amending, decreasing, adding a new item, and expiring items of appropriation in certain accounts
HB 4181 - Making a supplementary appropriation to the Division of Natural Resources, and to the Bureau for Senior Services
HB 4182 - Supplementing, amending, increasing, decreasing, and adding items of appropriations in various accounts
HB 4183 - Supplementing, amending, decreasing, and increasing items of the existing appropriations from the State Road Fund to the Department of Transportation, Division of Highways
HB 4184 - Relating to the West Virginia Tourism Development Act
HB 4185 - Implementing purchasing reforms
HB 4213 - Moving the Children's Health Insurance Program ("CHIP") from the Department of Administration to the Department of Health and Human Resources
HB 4256 - Amending the annual salary schedule for members of the state police
HB 4257 - Providing criminal penalties for the dissemination of false, misleading or deceptive information through automated telephone calls during a declared state of emergency
HB 4258 - Creating a source water protection program and an industrial aboveground storage tank program to protect source water supplies and systems
HB 4260 - Eliminating unnecessary boards
HB 4261 - Relating to teacher and school service personnel salary increases
HB 4266 - Relating to the redirection of certain Lottery revenues to the State Excess Lottery Revenue Fund
HB 4281 - Relating to education reform
HB 4282 - Relating to levels of funding to the Revenue Shortfall Reserve Fund
HB 4333 - Relating to the redirection of certain Lottery revenues to the State Excess Lottery Revenue Fund

Hazardous Materials (2 Bills)
HB 2292 - Requiring the Department of Environmental Protection to remediate any waste tire pile in the state consisting of more than twenty-five tires
HB 2423 - Allowing county fire companies and departments to charge reasonable reimbursement fees

Health (And Related Subheadings) (3 Bills)
HB 2303 - Requiring all high schools include in their health classes a course in fetal development
HB 2371 - Prohibiting the performance of any abortion when the woman seeking it is doing so solely on account of the gender of the fetus
HB 2485 - Requiring health care providers to release unemancipated minor's medical records for drug testing to a parent or legal guardian without written consent from minor

Health -- Facilities (11 Bills)
HB 2242 - Requiring abortion facilities to have certain written policies and procedures
HB 2243 - Requiring that abortions be performed in hospitals or by physicians with admitting privileges to a hospital within the local service area
HB 2302 - Providing a personal income tax modification for certain retirees who are in long-term care facilities
HB 2322 - Providing a mechanism whereby unused, unexpired nonnarcotic drugs previously owned by a deceased nursing home patient or resident may be donated to free health care clinics in the state
HB 2797 - Eliminating the requirement that health facilities receive a certificate of need before opening
HB 3155 - Establishing a definition of "no significant additional fiscal burden" in the minimum criteria for certificate of need reviews
HB 4163 - Requiring outpatient surgical facilities to meet the same facility and surgical standards as ambulatory surgical facilities
HB 4249 - Allowing proceeds of a hotel occupancy tax not exceeding $200,000 per fiscal year to be expended for medical care and emergency services in certain counties
HB 4299 - Removing the expiration date for the tax rate on eligible acute care hospitals
HB 4332 - Extending the time that certain nonprofit community groups are exempt from the moratorium on creating new nursing home beds
HB 4603 - Patient Injury Act

Health -- Insurance (6 Bills)
HB 2123 - Requiring the DHHR to annually review and adjust rates it pays to care providers
HB 2168 - Prohibiting insurance companies from discriminating against certain health care providers
HB 2926 - Requiring health insurers to reimburse ambulance service providers directly for ambulance services covered under a person's health insurance policy
HB 3088 - Prohibiting healthcare providers from discriminating against or refusing treatment of a patient regardless of how that person was injured or became ill
HB 3147 - Requiring health insurance coverage for eosinophilic disorders
HB 4563 - Relating to health insurance exchange navigators and nonnavigator assisters

Health -- Personnel (16 Bills)
HB 2240 - Requiring physicians performing abortions take steps designed to save the life of any aborted live fetus
HB 2243 - Requiring that abortions be performed in hospitals or by physicians with admitting privileges to a hospital within the local service area
HB 2271 - Retaining nursing educators
HB 2349 - Increasing the number of child protective service workers
HB 2502 - Including oral or written inquiry of a patient about possession, ownership or storage of firearms as a reason for invoking disciplinary proceedings against physicians
HB 2995 - Adding fifty new positions to the staff at the William R. Sharpe, Jr. Hospital
HB 3108 - Relating to criminal background checks on applicants for employment by nursing homes
HB 4163 - Requiring outpatient surgical facilities to meet the same facility and surgical standards as ambulatory surgical facilities
HB 4245 - Relating to anticipated retirement dates of certain health care professionals
HB 4287 - Administration of health maintenance tasks
HB 4289 - Modernizing the licensure and regulation of physician assistants by the West Virginia Board of Medicine
HB 4296 - Establishing the Health Sciences Service Program
HB 4326 - Relating to nursing education faculty
HB 4327 - Prohibiting health care practitioners from prescribing or administering drugs other than in a good faith, therapeutic manner
HB 4342 - Expanding prescriptive authority of advanced practice registered nurses and certified nurse-midwives
HB 4363 - Creating an informal dispute resolution process available to behavioral health providers

Health (And Related Subheadings) (44 Bills)
HB 2062 - Studying the environmental and health impacts of shale gas development
HB 2083 - Relating to the care of aborted fetuses
HB 2177 - Authorizing a responsible parent pilot project
HB 2206 - Creating the "West Virginia Winner" program to promote healthy living
HB 2239 - Requiring doctors and hospitals to bill patients within one year of when the goods and services were provided
HB 2244 - Providing that a plant based substance or biological organism determined to provide any potential medical benefit may not be designated or rescheduled as a Class I or II controlled substance
HB 2261 - Requiring hospitals and other medical service providers to bill Medicaid for eligible inmate hospital and professional services
HB 2305 - BPA-Free Kids Act
HB 2306 - Clarifying that the Legislature is the sole authority regarding compulsory immunizations
HB 2315 - Requiring automated external defibrillators in public schools
HB 2369 - Providing a personal income tax exemption for living organ donors
HB 2384 - Permitting unlicensed personnel to administer medications in certain circumstances
HB 2401 - Requiring the Department of Health and Human Resources to reimburse the circuit clerk of the county where involuntary commitment hearings are held for certain expenses
HB 2449 - Requiring a landlord address issues of the accumulation of moisture and the growth of mold
HB 2501 - Creating the West Virginia Addictions Treatment and Recovery Fund
HB 2545 - Creating the Nonresident Medical Student Tuition Regularization Program
HB 2599 - Prohibiting recipients of state assistance under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program from purchasing sugary soft drinks
HB 2740 - Restricting the use of "4-point mechanical restraints" on patients
HB 2766 - Creating the "West Virginia Winner" program
HB 2768 - Regulating tanning facilities
HB 2831 - Relating to mandatory immunizations for school children
HB 2841 - Prohibiting the federal government from requiring state agencies to enforce the provisions of federal health care legislation
HB 2905 - Establishing anesthesia patient safety standards for office-based surgery
HB 2955 - Traumatic Brain Injury Services Commission
HB 3116 - Relating to reimbursement for copies of medical records
HB 4130 - Creating the crime of prohibited sexual contact by a psychotherapist
HB 4169 - Offer of Emergency Aid Medication to Patients Prescribed Opiates
HB 4171 - Requiring local governmental bodies to approve rules promulgated by local boards of health
HB 4188 - Updating the authority and responsibility of the Center for Nursing
HB 4189 - Overdose Prevention Act
HB 4244 - Requiring a person restraining a mentally ill or mentally challenged person in a "four point restraint" to administer sedation by injection at the time the patient is secured
HB 4264 - Creating the Compassionate Use Act for Medical Cannabis
HB 4278 - Rewriting the procedure by which corporations may obtain authorization from the West Virginia Board of Medicine to practice medicine and surgery
HB 4280 - Relating to the Department of Health and Human Resources
HB 4284 - Pregnant Workers' Fairness Act
HB 4299 - Removing the expiration date for the tax rate on eligible acute care hospitals
HB 4380 - Making the Department of Corrections and the Department of Health, and their respective workplaces, subject to the Occupational Safety and Health Act
HB 4419 - Creating the West Virginia Children with Autism Trust Fund
HB 4423 - Relating to the Health Care Authority
HB 4505 - Creating a new article relating to federal health care legislation
HB 4531 - Telemedicine for quality improvement and healthcare modernization act
HB 4532 - Continuing the Rural Health Initiative
HB 4560 - Relating to reimbursement for copies of medical records
HB 4582 - Relating to required physical education and program in physical fitness in the public schools

Health--Mental (3 Bills)
HB 4214 - Relating to persons being discharged from mental health facilities
HB 4244 - Requiring a person restraining a mentally ill or mentally challenged person in a "four point restraint" to administer sedation by injection at the time the patient is secured
HB 4318 - Continuing education of veterans mental health

Holidays (1 Bills)
HB 2068 - Adding a special memorial day to celebrate the victory of democracy in the Cold War

Homeland Security (3 Bills)
HB 2871 - Providing that West Virginia will not participate in the REAL ID Act of 2005
HB 4147 - Relating to emergency preparedness
HB 4175 - West Virginia Small Business Emergency Act

Human Services (22 Bills)
HB 2123 - Requiring the DHHR to annually review and adjust rates it pays to care providers
HB 2155 - Making grants from state and other funds to provide civil legal services to low income persons
HB 2177 - Authorizing a responsible parent pilot project
HB 2311 - Permitting the state to opt out of a federal statute that would otherwise not allow a state resident who has been convicted of a felony involving a controlled substance from receiving certain benefits
HB 2349 - Increasing the number of child protective service workers
HB 2445 - Providing permanent total disability recipients annual cost-of-living allowances
HB 2475 - Requiring the DHHR to provide matching funds for trust income disbursed to support autistic minors
HB 2527 - Creating a drug testing program for applicants and recipients of temporary assistance for needy families cash benefits
HB 2599 - Prohibiting recipients of state assistance under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program from purchasing sugary soft drinks
HB 2773 - Relating to state responsibilities for the protection and care of children
HB 3146 - Implementing drug testing for recipients of federal-state and state assistance
HB 3147 - Requiring health insurance coverage for eosinophilic disorders
HB 4125 - Providing for the collection of certain fees dedicated to pay civil legal fees for low income persons
HB 4213 - Moving the Children's Health Insurance Program ("CHIP") from the Department of Administration to the Department of Health and Human Resources
HB 4280 - Relating to the Department of Health and Human Resources
HB 4297 - Relating to the operation and oversight of certain benefit programs
HB 4348 - Enhancing civil legal services for the poor
HB 4418 - Career ladder for direct service workers
HB 4433 - Implementing drug testing for recipients of federal-state and state assistance
HB 4504 - Providing for sharing juvenile records in certain circumstances with another state
HB 4537 - West Virginia CARES Act
HB 4565 - Requiring the circuit court , when appointing counsel for alleged protected persons, to make appointments from a listing of all interested and qualified attorneys in the circuit

Infrastructure (3 Bills)
HB 2205 - Specifying that infrastructure projects providing broadband services facilities be included in infrastructure projects eligible for funding
HB 2801 - Creating the "West Virginia Infrastructure Emergency Response Act of 2013"
HB 4546 - Relating to rural community access to municipal or public service district water supplies

Inspections (2 Bills)
HB 2161 - Continuing education requirement of building code inspectors
HB 2904 - Creating a State Employee Ombudsman

Insurance -- Health (17 Bills)
HB 2168 - Prohibiting insurance companies from discriminating against certain health care providers
HB 2185 - Requiring insurance coverage of spouses and dependents for pregnancy and contraceptive services
HB 2241 - Adding pharmacist and pharmacy to the definition of "health care provider" as used in the Medical Professional Liability Act
HB 2918 - West Virginia Fair Health Insurance Act of 2013
HB 2926 - Requiring health insurers to reimburse ambulance service providers directly for ambulance services covered under a person's health insurance policy
HB 2977 - Requiring insurers issuing group accident and sickness insurance policies to certain employers to furnish claims loss experience
HB 3073 - Creating the "Health Care Choice Act"
HB 3081 - Preventing taxpayer subsidization of health insurance covering elective abortions
HB 3088 - Prohibiting healthcare providers from discriminating against or refusing treatment of a patient regardless of how that person was injured or became ill
HB 3147 - Requiring health insurance coverage for eosinophilic disorders
HB 4213 - Moving the Children's Health Insurance Program ("CHIP") from the Department of Administration to the Department of Health and Human Resources
HB 4422 - Relating to copayments required in certain policies, provisions, contracts, plans or agreements to provide health care benefits
HB 4471 - Relating to limiting health insurance coverage for elective abortions
HB 4474 - Relating to prohibition on higher copayments or coinsurance for certain providers
HB 4489 - Preventing taxpayer subsidization of health insurance covering elective abortions
HB 4505 - Creating a new article relating to federal health care legislation
HB 4564 - Providing for the protection and privacy of persons seeking health insurance assisted by navigators and nonnavigator assisters under the federal Affordable Care Act

Insurance -- Medicaid/Medicare (3 Bills)
HB 3036 - Improving program integrity for Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program
HB 4217 - Relating to Medicaid reports to the Legislature
HB 4596 - Continuing the fraud control unit in the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit

Insurance -- Motor Vehicles (4 Bills)
HB 2439 - Determining the value of a motor vehicle in a claim
HB 2823 - Increasing the minimum proof of financial responsibility in motor vehicle insurance coverage
HB 2990 - Relating to insurance or other security required for registration or operation of a motor vehicle
HB 4478 - Requiring a certificate of insurance to be in effect during the entire term of the vehicle registration period

Insurance -- Public Employees (2 Bills)
HB 2219 - Providing that members of the Legislature whose income is limited to their legislative compensation may be covered at the same rate as government employees
HB 2418 - Requiring the Public Employees Insurance Agency and its contractors, under certain circumstances, to advertise that they are seeking bids prior to accepting bids

Insurance (And Related Subheadings) (19 Bills)
HB 2039 - Giving the Insurance Commissioner the power to regulate and penalize self-insured employers
HB 2055 - Increasing the amount of mine subsidence insurance reinsured by the board of risk management
HB 2078 - Prohibiting the use of a credit score in casualty insurance rate filings
HB 2282 - Prohibiting the use of a person's credit history in insurance transactions
HB 2299 - Requiring certain insurance companies to participate in information data matches with the Bureau of Child Support Enforcement
HB 2301 - Prohibiting declination or termination of property insurance based solely upon a home owner's possession of a certain breed of dog
HB 2410 - Prohibiting declination, cancellation or nonrenewal of a property insurance policy if the insured does not file a claim relating to the loss or damage to insured property
HB 2496 - West Virginia School Personnel Survivor Benefit Act
HB 2551 - Prohibiting insurers from increasing premiums following payment of a claim in certain circumstances
HB 2794 - Prohibiting declination or termination of property insurance based solely upon a home owner's possession of a certain breed of dog
HB 2972 - Providing for structured settlements for minors who are injured or otherwise suffer a loss
HB 3010 - Limiting the use of credit information in connection with the declination and termination of property insurance
HB 4204 - Relating to the nonrenewal or cancellation of property insurance coverage policies in force for at least four years
HB 4311 - Preventing taxpayer subsidization of health insurance covering elective abortions
HB 4359 - Relating to licensure of managing general agents of insurers
HB 4432 - Adopting Principle Based Reserving as the method by which life insurance company reserves are calculated
HB 4487 - Relating to travel insurance limited lines producers
HB 4559 - Taking back the surcharge on fire and casualty insurance policies to one percent
HB 4580 - Removing immunity language and acknowledging the duty to act in good faith and fair dealing in the administration of insurance claims

Internet (4 Bills)
HB 2205 - Specifying that infrastructure projects providing broadband services facilities be included in infrastructure projects eligible for funding
HB 2300 - Regulating the use of the internet by children
HB 4279 - Creating the Citizen Privacy and Internet Activity Act
HB 4395 - Internet Service Provider Accountability Act

Investments (8 Bills)
HB 2846 - Removing investment restrictions on foreign securities
HB 2974 - Relating to a tax deduction allowed for capital expenditures from the corporate net income tax
HB 3040 - Relating generally to the tax treatment of manufacturing entities
HB 3068 - Expanding the property appraisal provisions to include qualified capital additions to coal production facilities
HB 3097 - Entitling natural resource producers to the economic opportunity tax credit
HB 4435 - Adding West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine to the list of state institutions of higher education that are permitted to invest certain moneys with its foundation
HB 4492 - Relating to investment of moneys by the West Virginia Investment Management Board
HB 4526 - Extending and expanding economic development programs of the West Virginia Jobs Investment Trust Fund

Labor (25 Bills)
HB 2003 - Providing an employee the right to decline to work more than forty hours in a workweek
HB 2010 - Prohibiting employers and labor unions from requiring employees to become or remain members of labor unions as a condition of employment
HB 2039 - Giving the Insurance Commissioner the power to regulate and penalize self-insured employers
HB 2045 - Authorizing the Governor to appoint an additional member to the Surface Mine Board that represents the interest of labor
HB 2047 - Verifying legal employment status of workers
HB 2054 - The Healthy and Safe Workplace Act
HB 2085 - Exempting certain construction projects performed on behalf of county or municipal governments from the prevailing wage laws
HB 2128 - Providing railroad employees have the right to review and copy the contents of their personnel file
HB 2175 - Requiring certain licensees to take continuing education in green building
HB 2295 - Prohibiting project labor agreements on state-funded construction contracts
HB 2575 - Setting West Virginia prevailing wage rates by county
HB 2576 - Repealing requirements that prevailing wages be paid in connection with the construction of public improvements
HB 2596 - Establishing the West Virginia Right to Work Law
HB 2752 - Exempting construction performed on behalf of educational authorities from prevailing wage requirements
HB 2753 - Establishing prevailing hourly rates to be used in connection with the construction of public improvements
HB 2952 - Work Share West Virginia
HB 3053 - Relating to the labor-management relations act for the private sector
HB 3085 - Requiring persons engaged in natural gas horizontal well drilling activities to annually submit a report to the Department of Labor identifying the state of residency
HB 3156 - Granting a labor organization a privilege from being compelled to disclose any communication or information the labor organization or agent received or acquired in confidence from an employee
HB 4203 - Allowing a grievant a reasonable time for a representative to be summoned and appear, and clarifying that participation in grievance proceedings is considered work time
HB 4284 - Pregnant Workers' Fairness Act
HB 4323 - Establishing requirements for prior review of all privatization proposals
HB 4353 - Requiring completion of an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) approved 10-hour construction safety program prior to beginning work
HB 4409 - Creating the Valued Employee Retention program
HB 4571 - Requiring the Commissioner of Labor to conduct a study on workplace accidents at construction sites

Languages (2 Bills)
HB 2106 - Making English the official language of West Virginia
HB 2473 - Requiring all state activities and records to be in English

Law Enforcement (And Related Subheadings) (5 Bills)
HB 2011 - Establishing threshold quantities of certain controlled substances to trigger prima facie evidence of intent to deliver if possessed by an individual
HB 2037 - Increasing the minimum sentence for maliciously assaults a government representative
HB 2058 - Providing for the temporary detention of criminal suspects by law-enforcement officers where probable cause appears to exist
HB 2122 - Issuing a special "Family of an Officer Killed in the Line of Duty" license plate
HB 2380 - Relating to meeting and conference rights for members of police or fire departments employed by political subdivisions

Law Enforcement -- County/Municipal (4 Bills)
HB 2082 - Prohibiting a cheif deputy sheriff from engaging in certain political activities
HB 2327 - Adding the county sheriff, or his or her designee, to those law-enforcement officials who are granted access to certain confidential pharmaceutical information
HB 2353 - Clarifying an exception that allow sheriffs to collect property taxes in more than two installments
HB 4602 - Relating to the powers and authority of state and local law enforcement to enforce underage drinking laws at private clubs

Law Enforcement -- State Police (17 Bills)
HB 2075 - Increasing compensation of membership of the West Virginia State Police
HB 2095 - Increasing salaries for state police forensic lab employees
HB 2133 - Requiring that State Police officers be compensated for time when they are required to be on standby
HB 2147 - Establishing a minimum number of troopers to provide basic law enforcement services, and providing members of the West Virginia State Police a $580 salary increase at the end of two years of service
HB 2226 - Requiring that State Police officers be compensated for time when they are required to be on standby and providing a stipend for housing cost for certain officers
HB 2232 - Requiring the Superintendent of the State Police to implement a plan to increase the number of troopers
HB 2327 - Adding the county sheriff, or his or her designee, to those law-enforcement officials who are granted access to certain confidential pharmaceutical information
HB 2367 - Establishing a West Virginia State Trooper's Association leave donation program
HB 2891 - Relating to scholarships for dependent children of state troopers who die in performance of duty
HB 4212 - Establishing a methamphetamine registry
HB 4256 - Amending the annual salary schedule for members of the state police
HB 4345 - Relating to the West Virginia State Police Retirement System
HB 4408 - Relating to salaries and raises for employees within the West Virginia State Police Forensic Laboratory
HB 4425 - Giving the Superintendent of State Police authority to hire additional staff
HB 4524 - Creating within the State Police a methamphetamine registry
HB 4550 - Providing educational incentives and longevity pay for state troopers
HB 4602 - Relating to the powers and authority of state and local law enforcement to enforce underage drinking laws at private clubs

Law Enforcement (And Related Subheadings) (12 Bills)
HB 2070 - Allowing the use of traffic law photo-monitoring devices
HB 2247 - Relating to residency requirements for persons appointed as campus police officers
HB 2330 - Permitting a retired police officer to be hired as a chief of police and continue to receive retirement benefits
HB 4207 - Clarifying what evidence obtained by law-enforcement officers, with instruments using microwaves or reflected light, may be used to prove the speed of a motor vehicle
HB 4251 - Prohibiting the ticketing of cars parked at broken meters
HB 4310 - Making gun permits and applications confidential except for law enforcement purposes
HB 4437 - Relating to the Division of Juvenile Services
HB 4442 - Adding law-enforcement officers' personal information to the list of FOIA exemptions
HB 4501 - Providing that law-enforcement officers employed as school security be allowed to carry firearms on school property under certain conditions
HB 4569 - Forfeiture Reporting Act
HB 4594 - Authorizing the issuance of a subpoena duces tecum to a law-enforcement agency for documents or objects in aid of a criminal investigation
HB 4595 - Relating to forfeiture of contraband moneys

Legislature (15 Bills)
HB 2031 - Relating to certain members of the Legislature and certain service by members of the Legislature
HB 2219 - Providing that members of the Legislature whose income is limited to their legislative compensation may be covered at the same rate as government employees
HB 2259 - Requiring persons giving testimony or providing information to the Legislature to attest to the truthfulness of the testimony
HB 2405 - Redistricting of the House of Delegates into one hundred single member districts after the 2020 census
HB 2568 - Authorizing the Legislature to add a nonbinding advisory referendum ballot issue
HB 2742 - Providing for the redistricting office of the Joint Committee on Government and Finance to propose redistricting plans during census years
HB 2748 - Requiring the reporting and publication of all compensation, including the source of that compensation, paid to lobbyists
HB 2796 - Requiring lobbyists to disclose compensation agreements
HB 2854 - Relating to reentry into the Public Employees Retirement System by members of the Legislature
HB 3029 - Providing a procedure for West Virginia to select delegates to an Article V convention for proposing amendments to the Constitution of the United States of America
HB 4117 - Eliminating eligibility for participation in the Public Employees Retirement System for those newly elected or appointed as members of the State Legislature
HB 4118 - Redistricting of the Senate into thirty four single senatorial districts
HB 4119 - Reducing compensation of state legislators
HB 4354 - Requiring the reporting and publication of all compensation, including contingent compensation, paid to lobbyists
HB 4388 - Prohibiting certain political fund-raising activities for members of the Legislature during certain periods of time

Legislature--Rule Making (97 Bills)
HB 4016 - Legislative rule relating to state owned vehicles
HB 4017 - Rule relating to the inspection of meat and poultry
HB 4018 - Legislative rule relating to obtaining support from federal and state tax refunds
HB 4019 - Rule relating to interstate income withholding
HB 4020 - Board of Chiropractic Examiners, fees pertaining to the practice of chiropractic
HB 4021 - Board of Dental Examiners, legislative rule relating to the Board
HB 4022 - Board of Dental Examiners, continuing education requirements
HB 4023 - Board of Dental Examiners, administration of anesthesia by dentists
HB 4024 - Board of Dental Examiners, expanded duties of dental hygienists and dental assistants
HB 4025 - Board of Dental Examiners, formation and approval of professional limited liability companies
HB 4026 - Board of Dental Examiners, formation and approval of dental corporations; and dental practice ownership
HB 4027 - Board of Dental Examiners, relating to dental advertising
HB 4028 - Department of Environmental Protection, standards of performance for new stationary sources
HB 4029 - Department of Environmental Protection, control of air pollution from the combustion of solid waste
HB 4030 - Department of Environmental Protection, permits for construction and major modification of major stationary sources which cause or contribute to nonattainment areas
HB 4031 - Department of Environmental Protection, control of air pollution from hazardous waste treatment, storage and disposal facilities
HB 4032 - Department of Environmental Protection, emission standards for hazardous air pollutants
HB 4033 - Department of Environmental Protection, ambient air quality standards
HB 4034 - Commissioner of Highways, transportation of hazardous wastes upon the roads and highways
HB 4035 - Massage Therapy Licensure Board, schedule of fees
HB 4036 - Office of Miners' Health, Safety and Training, assessing health and safety violation penalties
HB 4037 - Office of Miners' Health, Safety and Training, program for the sharing of information between employees
HB 4038 - Division of Natural Resources, relating to special motorboating
HB 4039 - Authorizing miscellaneous boards and agencies to promulgate legislative rules
HB 4040 - Bureau of Senior Services, In-home Care Worker Registry
HB 4041 - Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, relating to a code of ethics
HB 4042 - Board of Professional Surveyors, examination and licensing of professional surveyors in West Virginia
HB 4043 - Treasurer's Office, procedure for deposit of funds in the Treasurer's Office by state agencies
HB 4044 - Treasurer's Office, relating to reporting of debt capacity
HB 4045 - Board of Veterinary Medicine, certified animal euthanasia technicians
HB 4046 - Office of Administrative Hearings, appeal procedures
HB 4047 - Commissioner of Agriculture, relating to auctioneers
HB 4048 - Commissioner of Agriculture, commercial feed
HB 4049 - Commissioner of Agriculture, schedule of charges for inspection services: fruit
HB 4050 - Alcohol Beverage Control Commission, private club licensing
HB 4051 - Alcohol Beverage Control Commission, farm wineries
HB 4052 - Alcohol Beverage Control Commission, sale of wine
HB 4053 - Alcohol Beverage Control Commission, nonintoxicating beer licensing and operations procedures
HB 4054 - Bureau for Child Support Enforcement, rule relating to the Bureau
HB 4055 - Bureau for Child Support Enforcement, support enforcement activities undertaken by the Bureau
HB 4056 - Bureau for Child Support Enforcement, distribution of support payments
HB 4057 - Board of Chiropractic Examiners, regulation of chiropractic practice
HB 4058 - Consolidated Public Retirement Board, Public Employees Retirement System
HB 4059 - Board of Dental Examiners, practitioner requirements for accessing the West Virginia controlled substances monitoring program database
HB 4060 - Board of Dental Examiners, mobile dental facilities and portable dental units
HB 4061 - Board of Dental Examiners, fees established by the Board
HB 4062 - Department of Environmental Protection, permits for construction and major modification of major stationary sources
HB 4063 - Department of Environmental Protection, voluntary remediation and redevelopment
HB 4064 - Department of Environmental Protection, requirements governing water quality standards
HB 4065 - Department of Environmental Protection, state certification of activities requiring federal licenses and permits
HB 4066 - State Election Commission , West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals Public Campaign Financing Pilot Program
HB 4067 - Authorizing the Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety to promulgate legislative rules
HB 4068 - Fire Commission, certification of home inspectors
HB 4069 - State Fire Marshal, certification of electrical inspectors
HB 4070 - Governor's Committee on Crime, Delinquency and Correction, law enforcement training and certification standards
HB 4071 - Department of Health and Human Resources, medication administration by unlicensed personnel
HB 4072 - Department of Health and Human Resources, child care centers licensing
HB 4073 - Health Care Authority, West Virginia Health Information Network
HB 4074 - Department of Health and Human Resources, clinical laboratory technician and technologist licensure and certification
HB 4075 - Department of Health and Human Resources, AIDs-related medical testing and confidentiality
HB 4076 - Department of Health and Human Resources, Cancer Registry
HB 4077 - Department of Health and Human Resources, Medical Examiner's rule for postmortem inquiries
HB 4078 - Infrastructure and Jobs Development Council to promulgate a legislative rule relating to the Council
HB 4079 - Insurance Commissioner, utilization review and benefit determination
HB 4080 - Insurance Commissioner, health plan issuer internal grievance procedure
HB 4081 - Insurance Commissioner, external review of adverse health benefit plan determinations
HB 4082 - Division of Labor, employer wage bonds
HB 4083 - Division of Labor, the Wage Payment and Collection Act
HB 4084 - State Board of Examiners for Licensed Practical Nurses, policies regulating licensure of the licensed practical nurse
HB 4085 - State Board of Examiners for Licensed Practical Nurses, fees for services rendered by the Board and supplemental renewal fee for the Center for Nursing
HB 4086 - State Board of Examiners for Licensed Practical Nurses, continuing competence
HB 4087 - Office of Miners' Health, Safety and Training, substance abuse screening, standards and procedure
HB 4088 - Municipal Pensions Oversight Board, policemen's and firemen's pensions disability calculation
HB 4089 - Division of Natural Resources, electronic registration of wildlife
HB 4090 - Board of Pharmacy, continuing education for licensure of pharmacists
HB 4091 - Board of Pharmacy, controlled substances monitoring
HB 4092 - Racing Commission, thoroughbred racing
HB 4093 - Real Estate Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board, requirements for licensure and certification
HB 4094 - Real Estate Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board, renewal of licensure or certification
HB 4095 - Real Estate Commission, requirements in licensing real estate brokers, associate brokers and salespersons and the conduct of a brokerage business
HB 4096 - Real Estate Commission, schedule of fees
HB 4097 - Regional Jail and Correctional Facility Authority, criteria and procedures for determination of projected cost per day for inmates
HB 4098 - Division of Rehabilitation Services, the Ron Yost Personal Assistance Services Act Board
HB 4099 - Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, licensure of speech-pathology and audiology
HB 4100 - Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, speech-language pathology and audiology assistants
HB 4101 - Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, disciplinary and complaint procedures for speech-language pathology and audiology
HB 4102 - State Tax Department, municipal sales and service and use tax administration
HB 4103 - State Tax Department, special reclamation tax credit
HB 4104 - State Tax Department, withholding or denial of personal income tax refunds from taxpayers who owe municipal or magistrate court costs
HB 4105 - Treasurer's Office, relating to reporting debt
HB 4106 - Treasurer's Office, procedures for fees in collections by charge, credit or debit card or by electronic payment
HB 4107 - Treasurer's Office, providing services to political subdivisions
HB 4108 - Treasurer's Office, procedure for deposit of monies with the office by state agencies
HB 4109 - Treasurer's Office, selection of state depositories for disbursement accounts through competitive bidding
HB 4110 - Treasurer's Office, selection of state depositories for receipt accounts
HB 4111 - Board of Veterinary Medicine, registration of veterinary technicians
HB 4112 - Board of Veterinary Medicine, schedule of fees

Levies (2 Bills)
HB 2993 - Allowing counties and municipalities to levy a sales tax on food and beverages sold at restaurants
HB 4259 - Extending the time for the city council of the city of Sistersville, Tyler County, to meet as a levying body

Liability (5 Bills)
HB 2084 - Providing forensic evaluators with civil immunity for acts committed by the subject of the evaluation
HB 2207 - Creating the "Genetically Engineered Organism Liability Act"
HB 2791 - Exempting licensed surveyors from liability for defamation or slander of title
HB 4360 - Relating to consumer credit protection
HB 4438 - Relating to comparative fault

Libraries (7 Bills)
HB 2006 - Permitting counties, county boards of education and municipalities to impose an additional levy
HB 2053 - Requiring county boards of education to employ a certified library media specialist in each county school
HB 2416 - Authorizing the School Building Authority to award grants or moneys to county and local library boards in connection with public library construction projects
HB 2592 - Establishing a Library Facilities Improvement Fund
HB 3111 - Relating to computing local share of public education support
HB 4002 - Relating to the computation of local share for public school support purposes
HB 4160 - Reducing the amount deducted as an allowance for usual losses in collections for purposes of calculating local share

Licenses (39 Bills)
HB 2040 - Providing that when a person from another state writes a worthless check in this state which results in a summons to appear in magistrate court but then fails to appear shall have his or her privilege to drive in this state revoked
HB 2175 - Requiring certain licensees to take continuing education in green building
HB 2246 - Providing that a Class B resident fishing license and a Class F nonresident fishing license are effective one year from the date of purchase
HB 2317 - Relating to the issuance of driver's licenses and disposition
HB 2552 - Providing an exception to magistrates and municipal court judges from the requirement of having a license to carry a concealed weapon
HB 2584 - Relating to licensing board accounts
HB 2788 - Requiring that all attorneys employed by the State of West Virginia in legal positions paying $100,000 or more must have a license to practice law in the state
HB 2792 - Creating a hunting license permitting crossbow hunting
HB 2834 - Exempting valid nonprofit organizations from licensing requirements of the West Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority during certain events
HB 2911 - Exempting records of concealed weapon license applications and issuance from disclosure under the West Virginia Freedom of Information Act
HB 2967 - Prohibiting the publication of the identities of persons who have been issued licenses to carry a concealed deadly weapon
HB 3030 - Relating to Class XS senior resident lifetime licenses
HB 3108 - Relating to criminal background checks on applicants for employment by nursing homes
HB 4116 - Permitting certain owners of residential real estate a limited exemption from certain licensing requirements
HB 4124 - Relating to required orientation sessions for state licensing boards
HB 4141 - Relating to licenses to sell paraphernalia for use with controlled substances
HB 4145 - Creating a hunting license permitting crossbow hunting
HB 4151 - Relating to military members and their spouses who obtain licensure through professional boards
HB 4164 - Relating to professional licensure, certification or registration of persons and spouses of persons on military active duty outside this state
HB 4224 - Making changes to the definition of electrical contractor
HB 4243 - Including the resident grandchildren of bona fide resident landowners as persons who are not required to obtain licenses or permits to hunt, trap or fish
HB 4301 - Allowing limited reciprocal use of hunting and fishing licenses with the Commonwealth of Kentucky
HB 4306 - Discontinuing the moratorium on the issuance of commercial rafting licenses on a section of the New River
HB 4359 - Relating to licensure of managing general agents of insurers
HB 4412 - Relating to special one-day licenses for charitable events to sell nonintoxicating beer or wine
HB 4413 - Requiring that athletic trainers be licensed
HB 4431 - Clarifying that persons who possess firearms, hunting dogs or other indicia of hunting do not necessarily need to have a hunting license
HB 4467 - Relating to exempting individuals employed by a county board of education from plumbing licensing requirements while performing plumbing work on board of education property
HB 4476 - Allowing any person who was born in West Virginia to purchase a resident lifetime hunting, trapping or fishing license
HB 4500 - Relating to requirements for business registration
HB 4529 - Relating to the sale of wine
HB 4533 - Providing a fee discount for certain nonresident hunting, fishing and trapping licenses for native nonresidents
HB 4538 - Relating to the Board of Dentistry
HB 4540 - Relating to embalmer licenses
HB 4541 - Relating to funeral service and embalming licenses
HB 4542 - Changing certain dates related to requirements for funeral service licenses
HB 4544 - Requiring the Board of Funeral Service Examiners to post notice on its website of any disciplinary action resulting in sanctions against a licensee
HB 4575 - Relating to the West Virginia Contractor Licensing Act
HB 4587 - Relating to food handlers' licenses

Liens (7 Bills)
HB 2038 - Clarifying the notice and service requirements for a notice to redeem to be provided to the delinquent taxpayer at the mailing address for the subject property
HB 2120 - Prohibiting the publication of the consideration paid for the sale of real estate or the amount of any lien on the real property subject to the sale
HB 2313 - Permitting surface owners to purchase the mineral interests that lay below the property when the mineral interest becomes subject to a tax lien
HB 2947 - Permitting surface owners to purchase the mineral interests that lay below the property in certain circumstances
HB 3037 - Relating to the form of trust deeds
HB 4347 - Relating to affirmative defenses against mechanics' liens
HB 4417 - Relating to liens on vehicles

Local Bills (3 Bills)
HB 3000 - Changing the Martinsburg public library to the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Public Library
HB 4242 - Increasing gross weight limitations on certain roads in Brooke County
HB 4259 - Extending the time for the city council of the city of Sistersville, Tyler County, to meet as a levying body

Malpractice (1 Bills)
HB 4603 - Patient Injury Act

Military Affairs (36 Bills)
HB 2094 - Allowing members of the West Virginia National Guard or its reserves to obtain free hunting and fishing licenses
HB 2103 - Allowing a disabled veteran one additional license plate
HB 2117 - Income tax exemption for veterans who locate in West Virginia following separation from service
HB 2149 - Extending the expiration of driver's licenses for active military members' spouses
HB 2162 - Relating to educational benefits for dependents of deceased or disabled veterans
HB 2165 - Relating to death certificates of military veterans
HB 2218 - Restricting certain aid to the Armed Forces of the United States by West Virginia agencies
HB 2248 - Establishing a program to promote veteran friendly communities
HB 2273 - Limiting the liability of military personnel who respond to local emergencies and calls for assistance
HB 2339 - Removing the armed conflict requirement before state employees may receive credit for time served in the Armed Forces
HB 2370 - Providing that municipal employees may receive up to two years of retirement service credit for military service
HB 2372 - Relating to disposition of the remains of a deceased military service member who dies while serving
HB 2379 - Exempting disabled veterans from campground rental fees during certain times
HB 2402 - Exempting disabled veterans who have suffered a hundred percent total and permanent service-connected disability from state income tax
HB 2422 - Providing an additional decreasing modification reducing federal adjusted gross income for income earned by certain military personnel and their spouses
HB 2728 - Allowing a disabled veteran to park in a designated accessible parking space without placard
HB 2870 - Providing a discount on state campground rentals for veterans
HB 2880 - Relating to provide special outdoor recreational opportunities for eligible veterans
HB 2922 - Issuing of special veterans vanity registration plates for motorcycles
HB 2955 - Traumatic Brain Injury Services Commission
HB 2981 - Providing that historical reenactors are not violating the provision prohibiting unlawful military organizations
HB 3002 - Requiring the Parkways Authority to provide free daily toll passes for veterans under certain circumstances
HB 3005 - Requiring any employer to retain a job for any veteran with a service-connected disability
HB 3006 - Retaining jobs for certain disabled veterans
HB 3007 - Relating to job retention for any veteran with a service-connected disability while seeking or receiving treatment
HB 4151 - Relating to military members and their spouses who obtain licensure through professional boards
HB 4164 - Relating to professional licensure, certification or registration of persons and spouses of persons on military active duty outside this state
HB 4267 - Legalizing and regulating the sale and use of fireworks and creating the West Virginia Veterans Program Fund
HB 4268 - Relating to the administration of veterans' assistance
HB 4318 - Continuing education of veterans mental health
HB 4350 - Providing for the awarding of a West Virginia Veterans Medal and ribbon, and a West Virginia Service Cross and ribbon to certain qualifying West Virginia Veterans
HB 4361 - Allowing members of the Legislature who are away serving in the Armed Forces to participate and vote via electronic teleconferencing
HB 4439 - Granting the Department of Agriculture the authority to create and maintain a program to encourage, support and develop West Virginia veterans into the field of agriculture
HB 4451 - Continuing the Office of Emergency Medical Services as an independent office within the Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety
HB 4536 - Retaining current West Virginia National Guard firefighters
HB 4545 - Relating to personal income tax

Mines and Minerals (36 Bills)
HB 2021 - Requiring the Mine Foreman Examiner review the employment history and certify that the applicant for the position of underground assistant mine foreman has met the requirements
HB 2045 - Authorizing the Governor to appoint an additional member to the Surface Mine Board that represents the interest of labor
HB 2055 - Increasing the amount of mine subsidence insurance reinsured by the board of risk management
HB 2073 - Requiring that permanent and temporary battery charging stations in mines be ventilated directly to the return on a separate split of air
HB 2114 - Relating to revocation of current and future horizontal well permits
HB 2138 - Permitting mineral owners and producers to negotiate a new lease under certain conditions
HB 2143 - Requiring liners in all new surface coal-waste impoundments and requiring regulations relating to the planning, constructing and maintenance of the liners
HB 2183 - Requiring all final actions by the Department of Environmental Protection regarding coal mine permits to be completed within six months
HB 2208 - Prohibiting underground injection of coal slurry in new permits or modifications and renewals
HB 2214 - Intrastate Coal and Use Act
HB 2263 - Permitting surface owners to receive a two percent royalty for minerals extracted
HB 2286 - Allowing the Division of Energy to develop an energy related public relations campaign focused on educating the Washington, D.C. area and the federal government about West Virginia coal
HB 2313 - Permitting surface owners to purchase the mineral interests that lay below the property when the mineral interest becomes subject to a tax lien
HB 2419 - Relating to dual liner requirements
HB 2535 - Creating the "Intrastate Coal and Use Act" and the "Intrastate Oil and Natural Gas and Use Act"
HB 2826 - Relating to the state's jurisdiction over reclaimed sites of bond-forfeited surface mining operations
HB 2862 - Relating to informal conferences on surface mining permit applications
HB 2947 - Permitting surface owners to purchase the mineral interests that lay below the property in certain circumstances
HB 2954 - Requiring that members of the Mine Safety Technology Task Force are paid the same compensation as members of the Legislature
HB 3034 - Requiring underground mines fire boss examinations include examining the air quantity
HB 3068 - Expanding the property appraisal provisions to include qualified capital additions to coal production facilities
HB 3071 - Relating to civil penalties and civil administrative penalties for violations of the Water Pollution Control Act
HB 3072 - West Virginia coal employment enhancement act
HB 4172 - Reallocating and dedicating the coal severance tax revenues annually to the coal-producing counties of origin
HB 4238 - Providing a tax credit to coal producers who sell coal to taxpayers who increase their consumption of West Virginia coal
HB 4241 - Requiring employers subject to the jurisdiction of the Office of Miner's Health, Safety and Training to implement an alcohol abuse policy and program
HB 4291 - Relating to civil penalties and civil administrative penalties for violations of the Water Pollution Control Act by coal mining
HB 4382 - Establishing the Legislative Oversight Commission on Energy Workers Safety
HB 4429 - Requiring that mining equipment being transported or trammed underground be done by qualified personnel under supervision of a certified foreman
HB 4449 - Including proximity detection systems and cameras used on continuous mining machines and underground haulage equipment for tax credit purposes
HB 4469 - Requiring the Director of the Division of Energy to develop an energy independence policy that ensures all oil, gas and coal produced in the state to be first used within the state before being exported
HB 4480 - Relating to investment of the Acid Mine Drainage Fund
HB 4494 - Relating to Emergency Medical Technicians - Mining
HB 4551 - Relating to methane protections in underground mines
HB 4570 - Relating to underground coal mines
HB 4589 - Relating to the West Virginia Diesel Equipment Commission

Minimum Wage (3 Bills)
HB 2953 - Raising the minimum wage
HB 3102 - Raising the minimum wage
HB 4283 - Raising the minimum wage

Motor Vehicles (And Related Subheadings) (3 Bills)
HB 2107 - Exempting county school boards of education school buses from paying tolls for transit over the West Virginia Turnpike or any parkways authority project
HB 2279 - Relating to towing companies notifying the DMV of abandoned vehicles
HB 2320 - Giving local authorities the authority to decrease the speed limit on streets and highways where school buses travel in its jurisdiction

Motor Vehicles -- Driving Under Influence (7 Bills)
HB 2500 - Increasing the penalty for driving under the influence causing death
HB 3074 - Increasing the criminal penalties for the offenses of driving under the influence of alcohol, controlled substances or drugs; "Andrea's Law"
HB 4211 - DUI vehicle seizure
HB 4223 - Requiring the issuance of a search warrant before a driver of a motor vehicle can be made to submit to a secondary blood test
HB 4248 - Requiring a criminal penalty for all first offenses of driving under the influence of alcohol, controlled substances or drugs
HB 4377 - Relating to the participation in the Motor Vehicle Alcohol Test and Lock Program
HB 4427 - Relating to hearings before the Office of Administrative Hearings

Motor Vehicles -- Insurance (1 Bills)
HB 2823 - Increasing the minimum proof of financial responsibility in motor vehicle insurance coverage

Motor Vehicles -- Licenses, Registration & Inspection (23 Bills)
HB 2004 - Exempting nonprofit organizations from paying an annual motor vehicle registration fee
HB 2103 - Allowing a disabled veteran one additional license plate
HB 2122 - Issuing a special "Family of an Officer Killed in the Line of Duty" license plate
HB 2149 - Extending the expiration of driver's licenses for active military members' spouses
HB 2317 - Relating to the issuance of driver's licenses and disposition
HB 2345 - Authorizing the Division of Motor Vehicles to issue a special license plate for applicants who are hearing impaired
HB 2493 - Relating to driver's licensing
HB 2522 - Issuing a special "HATFIELD and MCCOY" license plate
HB 2528 - Requiring holders of graduated driver's licenses to pass drug tests
HB 2719 - Authorizing the Division of Motor Vehicles to issue special registration plates that read "In God We Trust"
HB 2798 - Authorizing the Division of Motor Vehicles to issue a special "SECOND AMENDMENT" license plate
HB 2859 - Authorizing the Commissioner to issue no more than ten additional special demonstration plates used by new and used dealers of larger commercial type vehicles
HB 2871 - Providing that West Virginia will not participate in the REAL ID Act of 2005
HB 2990 - Relating to insurance or other security required for registration or operation of a motor vehicle
HB 4225 - Providing for emergency contact information on driver's license records with the Division of Motor Vehicles
HB 4253 - Authorizing the issuance of special "In God We Trust" registration plates
HB 4262 - Authorizing the Division of Motor Vehicles to issue a special license plate for applicants who are deaf or hearing impaired
HB 4265 - Defining collector motor vehicle and a motor vehicle collector
HB 4368 - Relating to issuance and renewal of driver's licenses
HB 4379 - Authorizing the issuance of special "Family of Fallen Hero" registration plates
HB 4461 - Relating to authorizing the issuance of special "Homeland Security and Emergency Management" registration plates
HB 4478 - Requiring a certificate of insurance to be in effect during the entire term of the vehicle registration period
HB 4604 - Providing discounted motor vehicle registration fees for members of volunteer fire departments

Motor Vehicles -- Regulations (20 Bills)
HB 2040 - Providing that when a person from another state writes a worthless check in this state which results in a summons to appear in magistrate court but then fails to appear shall have his or her privilege to drive in this state revoked
HB 2051 - Requiring a preliminary breath analysis for the purpose of determining the blood alcohol content of a surviving driver
HB 2472 - Increasing the speed limit from 60 mph to 70 mph on a specific section of I-77
HB 2477 - Permitting certain auxiliary lighting on motorcycles
HB 2728 - Allowing a disabled veteran to park in a designated accessible parking space without placard
HB 2772 - Permitting motorcyclists and bicyclists to safely proceed through a traffic light if they have waited a minimum of two minutes
HB 2785 - Creating the "Safe and Efficient Parkways Act" (SEPA)
HB 2859 - Authorizing the Commissioner to issue no more than ten additional special demonstration plates used by new and used dealers of larger commercial type vehicles
HB 3057 - Establishing the offense of operating a motor vehicle using a wearable computer with a head-mounted display
HB 3109 - Prohibiting a person from driving in the passing lane of a highway when not passing another vehicle under certain circumstances
HB 4194 - Relating to the adoption of rules for traffic control signals
HB 4206 - Providing that "van accessible" mobility impaired parking spaces may be used only by a van
HB 4207 - Clarifying what evidence obtained by law-enforcement officers, with instruments using microwaves or reflected light, may be used to prove the speed of a motor vehicle
HB 4233 - Relating to unattended motor vehicles
HB 4242 - Increasing gross weight limitations on certain roads in Brooke County
HB 4251 - Prohibiting the ticketing of cars parked at broken meters
HB 4304 - Providing rules for motor vehicles passing bicycles on roadways
HB 4370 - Requiring used vehicle dealers to provide vehicle history reports to prospective buyers of formerly recalled vehicles
HB 4407 - Establishing when it is permissible to operate a motor vehicle in the left lane on a controlled-access highway
HB 4539 - Requiring motor vehicles to stop when a public transportation vehicle is stopped and receiving or dropping off passengers

Motor Vehicles -- Taxation (7 Bills)
HB 2150 - Taxing of utility terrain vehicles
HB 2180 - Exempting from the sales and use tax special equipment installed in a motor vehicle for the use of a person with physical disabilities
HB 2443 - Exempting antique cars from taxation and fees
HB 2817 - Relating generally to use of alternative-fuel motor vehicles
HB 2921 - Providing an exemption on sales of motor vehicles using natural gas or dual purpose motor vehicles using a combination of gasoline and natural gas
HB 4008 - Permitting a business that owns motor vehicles to have the value of those vehicles assessed in the tax district where the business has its primary base of operations
HB 4424 - Requiring all classic and antique motor vehicles be assessed at a flat rate of $1,000

Motor Vehicles (And Related Subheadings) (12 Bills)
HB 2070 - Allowing the use of traffic law photo-monitoring devices
HB 2127 - Prohibiting the modification of mufflers resulting in excessive noise levels
HB 2785 - Creating the "Safe and Efficient Parkways Act" (SEPA)
HB 2860 - Providing that a municipality receive no more than $25 from speeding fines
HB 2885 - Prohibiting the use of the name or likeness of elected or appointed officials on publicly-owned vehicles
HB 2922 - Issuing of special veterans vanity registration plates for motorcycles
HB 4362 - Prohibiting smoking in a motor vehicle when a child is present
HB 4373 - Relating to driver education programs
HB 4391 - Relating to Dealer Recovery Fund
HB 4417 - Relating to liens on vehicles
HB 4517 - Relating to cancelling certificates of title for certain mobile and manufactured homes
HB 4611 - Updating and clarifying the article of the code relating to motor vehicle dealers, distributors, wholesalers and manufacturers

Municipalities (22 Bills)
HB 2001 - Providing meetings and conference rights for members of municipal fire departments
HB 2067 - Providing misdemeanor criminal penalty for failing to comply with law regarding sale, lease or disposition of municipal property
HB 2085 - Exempting certain construction projects performed on behalf of county or municipal governments from the prevailing wage laws
HB 2137 - Enacting zoning ordinances that regulate drilling and hydraulic fracturing activity
HB 2330 - Permitting a retired police officer to be hired as a chief of police and continue to receive retirement benefits
HB 2370 - Providing that municipal employees may receive up to two years of retirement service credit for military service
HB 2380 - Relating to meeting and conference rights for members of police or fire departments employed by political subdivisions
HB 2500 - Increasing the penalty for driving under the influence causing death
HB 2552 - Providing an exception to magistrates and municipal court judges from the requirement of having a license to carry a concealed weapon
HB 2556 - Waiving the publication requirements of financial statements for Class IV municipalities
HB 2558 - Removing the "grandfather" clause that excepts municipal ordinances limiting the purchase, possession, transfer, ownership, carrying, transporting, selling or storing of guns or ammunition
HB 2774 - Relating to the effects of a criminal conviction and incarceration on a municipal officer
HB 2860 - Providing that a municipality receive no more than $25 from speeding fines
HB 3097 - Entitling natural resource producers to the economic opportunity tax credit
HB 4129 - Relating to the sale of real property by the Division of Highways
HB 4246 - Placing on the ballot of voters whether the municipality should hold its future municipal elections on a state general election day
HB 4259 - Extending the time for the city council of the city of Sistersville, Tyler County, to meet as a levying body
HB 4305 - Relating to the requirements of members of a building commission board be from the same political party
HB 4308 - Relating to the Municipal Home Rule Pilot Program
HB 4485 - Making it clear that municipalities have the power to both increase and decrease the number of voting wards and/or council members
HB 4491 - Relating to where certificates of nomination are filed for municipal elections
HB 4546 - Relating to rural community access to municipal or public service district water supplies

Natural Resources (19 Bills)
HB 2094 - Allowing members of the West Virginia National Guard or its reserves to obtain free hunting and fishing licenses
HB 2262 - Requiring operators of natural gas wells and surface owners to enter into surface use agreements
HB 2283 - Providing that the amount of required acreage for bird hunting preserves may be one hundred acres for privately owned commercial shooting preserves
HB 2304 - Adding oil and gas facilities, wells, pipelines and tanks to the coordinated statewide program of air pollution prevention
HB 2335 - Increasing compensation for conservation officers
HB 3014 - Relating to pension benefits exempt from state income taxation
HB 3015 - Providing an increase in compensation for natural resources police officers
HB 3019 - Clarifying circumstances under which a person may possess certain firearms while afield hunting
HB 3097 - Entitling natural resource producers to the economic opportunity tax credit
HB 4145 - Creating a hunting license permitting crossbow hunting
HB 4201 - Relating to civil and criminal penalties for violations of the Logging Sediment Control Act
HB 4243 - Including the resident grandchildren of bona fide resident landowners as persons who are not required to obtain licenses or permits to hunt, trap or fish
HB 4286 - Captive Cervid Farming Act
HB 4293 - Regulating the importation and possession of certain injurious aquatic species
HB 4306 - Discontinuing the moratorium on the issuance of commercial rafting licenses on a section of the New River
HB 4378 - Relating to permits to kill deer or other wildlife causing damage to cultivated crops
HB 4431 - Clarifying that persons who possess firearms, hunting dogs or other indicia of hunting do not necessarily need to have a hunting license
HB 4470 - Relating to tentative appraisals of natural resources property by the Tax Commissioner for ad valorem property tax purposes
HB 4533 - Providing a fee discount for certain nonresident hunting, fishing and trapping licenses for native nonresidents

Oil and Gas (37 Bills)
HB 2061 - Requiring operators to post a bond for each well and to condition the release of the bond
HB 2062 - Studying the environmental and health impacts of shale gas development
HB 2064 - Requiring a driller or owner of a natural gas well who contaminates a groundwater aquifer to remediate the aquifer until it meets the standards of the Clean Water Act
HB 2066 - Requiring the posting of material data safety sheets and documentation of fracking fluid components
HB 2114 - Relating to revocation of current and future horizontal well permits
HB 2136 - Providing landowners of property adjacent to proposed well sites copies of the application, the erosion and sediment control plan
HB 2137 - Enacting zoning ordinances that regulate drilling and hydraulic fracturing activity
HB 2152 - Requiring flowback plans for all work on oil and gas wells
HB 2255 - Studying injection induced seismic activity associated with to horizontal well drilling and waste injection
HB 2256 - Establishing a cradle to grave monitoring system for withdrawals of water used in the development of natural wells
HB 2257 - Creating a publicly accessible database of information relevant to all horizontally drilled wells
HB 2258 - Requiring the center of all new gas wells to be more than one thousand feet from water wells or six hundred twenty-five feet from the edge of the well pad
HB 2260 - Prohibiting the drilling of horizontal oil and gas wells beneath abandoned wells
HB 2262 - Requiring operators of natural gas wells and surface owners to enter into surface use agreements
HB 2280 - Requiring persons who are not members of the American Association of Professional Landmen to have two years or more of experience in contracting for oil and gas leases
HB 2435 - Relating to severance taxes collected for privilege of producing oil or natural gas
HB 2436 - Relating to liquefied petroleum gas-consuming equipment and appliances
HB 2535 - Creating the "Intrastate Coal and Use Act" and the "Intrastate Oil and Natural Gas and Use Act"
HB 2598 - Exempting heating oil for residential use from the Motor Fuel Excise Tax
HB 2795 - Reallocating and dedicating three percent of oil and gas severance tax revenues
HB 2893 - Relating to preservation of cemeteries
HB 2917 - Making it an unfair trade practice to refuse to refill a propane gas tank
HB 2918 - West Virginia Fair Health Insurance Act of 2013
HB 2925 - Relating to alternative fuel initiatives
HB 2998 - Requiring natural gas lessors to provide surface owners the ability to purchase gas from those wells
HB 3001 - Requiring a composite soil sampling and testing be performed on the ground area underneath a pit or impoundment after it has been drained
HB 3046 - Requiring the Department of Environmental Protection to issue a procedural rule to allow surface owners a right to a hearing and appeal
HB 3051 - Relating to fees charged for natural gas drilling waste fluids injected into underground injection control wells
HB 3085 - Requiring persons engaged in natural gas horizontal well drilling activities to annually submit a report to the Department of Labor identifying the state of residency
HB 4152 - Requiring all operators of the underground facilities in this state to participate in the one-call system
HB 4227 - Requiring certification of correctness as to design, construction and performance of domestic and commercial liquefied petroleum gas-consuming equipment
HB 4303 - Oil and Gas Drilling Workplace Safety Act
HB 4346 - Establishing separate standards of performance for carbon dioxide emissions
HB 4382 - Establishing the Legislative Oversight Commission on Energy Workers Safety
HB 4411 - Allowing the disposal of drill cuttings and associated drilling waste generated from well sites in commercial solid waste facilities
HB 4469 - Requiring the Director of the Division of Energy to develop an energy independence policy that ensures all oil, gas and coal produced in the state to be first used within the state before being exported
HB 4558 - Relating to oil and gas conservation

Parks and Recreation (19 Bills)
HB 2060 - Increasing the soft drinks tax
HB 2076 - Providing a ten percent discount to residents at state parks and forests
HB 2107 - Exempting county school boards of education school buses from paying tolls for transit over the West Virginia Turnpike or any parkways authority project
HB 2572 - Clarifying circumstances under which a person may possess certain firearms while afield hunting
HB 2792 - Creating a hunting license permitting crossbow hunting
HB 2855 - Permitting persons sixty years of age and older to hunt deer with a crossbow
HB 2870 - Providing a discount on state campground rentals for veterans
HB 2878 - Clarifying that a valid West Virginia identification card is an acceptable form of ID to prove age and residency for purposes of obtaining a senior citizen campground rental discount
HB 2880 - Relating to provide special outdoor recreational opportunities for eligible veterans
HB 3019 - Clarifying circumstances under which a person may possess certain firearms while afield hunting
HB 3064 - Allowing the general public to use certain certified timberland for certain recreational purposes for that property to maintain its preferential tax status as managed timberland
HB 3095 - Relating to discounts at state parks for elderly and disabled persons
HB 4197 - Relating to the development of corporate sponsorships for state parks and recreational areas
HB 4301 - Allowing limited reciprocal use of hunting and fishing licenses with the Commonwealth of Kentucky
HB 4325 - Establishing the state parks instant lottery scratch-off game
HB 4330 - Providing for the posting of unenclosed lands to prohibit hunting, trapping or fishing
HB 4476 - Allowing any person who was born in West Virginia to purchase a resident lifetime hunting, trapping or fishing license
HB 4533 - Providing a fee discount for certain nonresident hunting, fishing and trapping licenses for native nonresidents
HB 4609 - Restricting swimming on Tygart Lake in the Pleasant Creek Wildlife Management Area to within fifty feet of the boat launch area

Pornography (1 Bills)
HB 2119 - Imposing an excise tax on the sale or rental of obscene materials

Prescriptions and Medications (17 Bills)
HB 2113 - Establishing a two year pilot program on the disposal of unused pharmaceuticals
HB 2130 - Establishing prohibited acts relating to possession of controlled substances obtained from more than one health practitioner
HB 2235 - Relating to restrictions on dispensing oxycontin extended release or fentanyl patches
HB 2322 - Providing a mechanism whereby unused, unexpired nonnarcotic drugs previously owned by a deceased nursing home patient or resident may be donated to free health care clinics in the state
HB 2384 - Permitting unlicensed personnel to administer medications in certain circumstances
HB 2440 - Adopting guidelines to permit pharmacists to prescribe medications
HB 4161 - Allowing State Police, police, sheriffs and fire and emergency service personnel to possess Naloxone or other approved opioid antagonist
HB 4169 - Offer of Emergency Aid Medication to Patients Prescribed Opiates
HB 4170 - Requiring a person convicted of a prior felony drug offense to have a valid prescription to purchase ephedrine, pseudoephedrine or phenylpropanolamine
HB 4190 - Relating to controlling methamphetamine
HB 4208 - Banning synthetic hallucinogens
HB 4212 - Establishing a methamphetamine registry
HB 4264 - Creating the Compassionate Use Act for Medical Cannabis
HB 4287 - Administration of health maintenance tasks
HB 4289 - Modernizing the licensure and regulation of physician assistants by the West Virginia Board of Medicine
HB 4342 - Expanding prescriptive authority of advanced practice registered nurses and certified nurse-midwives
HB 4486 - Relating to circumstances requiring a prescription to dispense drug products that contain ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, phenylpropanolamine and other precursors

Professions and Occupations (31 Bills)
HB 2003 - Providing an employee the right to decline to work more than forty hours in a workweek
HB 2024 - Allowing guidance counselors to compete equally for all guidance counselor positions
HB 2029 - Requiring the reporting and publication of all compensation, including contingent compensation, paid to lobbyists for all lobbying activities
HB 2047 - Verifying legal employment status of workers
HB 2128 - Providing railroad employees have the right to review and copy the contents of their personnel file
HB 2175 - Requiring certain licensees to take continuing education in green building
HB 2241 - Adding pharmacist and pharmacy to the definition of "health care provider" as used in the Medical Professional Liability Act
HB 2250 - Providing a loan forgiveness program for nurses, social workers, dentists and hygienists
HB 2276 - Providing a tax incentive to dental practitioners to perform dental services at no cost to indigent patients
HB 2280 - Requiring persons who are not members of the American Association of Professional Landmen to have two years or more of experience in contracting for oil and gas leases
HB 2385 - Relating to the requirements for and scope of practice for registered veterinary technicians
HB 2438 - Certified Legal Assistant Act
HB 2440 - Adopting guidelines to permit pharmacists to prescribe medications
HB 2775 - Abolishing the Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists
HB 2791 - Exempting licensed surveyors from liability for defamation or slander of title
HB 2821 - Relating to the Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists
HB 3144 - Relating to supervision of works by a sanitary board
HB 4163 - Requiring outpatient surgical facilities to meet the same facility and surgical standards as ambulatory surgical facilities
HB 4164 - Relating to professional licensure, certification or registration of persons and spouses of persons on military active duty outside this state
HB 4199 - Allowing the mandatory federal background check of registered professional nurses to be done by a name search
HB 4224 - Making changes to the definition of electrical contractor
HB 4232 - Relating to minimum salary supplement and educational expense reimbursement for professional personnel
HB 4312 - Creating a certification for emergency medical technician-industrial
HB 4354 - Requiring the reporting and publication of all compensation, including contingent compensation, paid to lobbyists
HB 4410 - Redefining auctioneer exceptions
HB 4413 - Requiring that athletic trainers be licensed
HB 4418 - Career ladder for direct service workers
HB 4467 - Relating to exempting individuals employed by a county board of education from plumbing licensing requirements while performing plumbing work on board of education property
HB 4477 - Relating to the practice of psychology
HB 4538 - Relating to the Board of Dentistry
HB 4574 - Authorizing the Board of Registration for Professional Engineers to renew certificates on a biennial basis

Public Employees (20 Bills)
HB 2036 - Relating to itinerant status for school service personnel
HB 2052 - Prohibiting the naming of a publicly funded building, road, structure or project for a living elected public official
HB 2252 - Authorizing the equal pay commission to study the "glass ceiling" concept
HB 2281 - Increasing the pay grade of cafeteria managers
HB 2319 - Allowing state employees to take paid leave to attend parent-teacher conference for their children
HB 2376 - Increasing salary increments paid to principals and assistant principals
HB 2377 - Increasing the amount of annual and incremental salary increases for eligible state employees
HB 2425 - Providing an increase to all annuitants of the Public Employees Retirement and Teachers Retirement Systems
HB 2476 - Encouraging public officials to display the national motto on all public property and public buildings
HB 2557 - Extending or clarifying protections under the state's Whistle-Blower Law
HB 2904 - Creating a State Employee Ombudsman
HB 3083 - Relating to definitions used in the Public Employees Retirement System
HB 3105 - Granting all public employees a $1,000 per year permanent pay increase
HB 4144 - Increasing the salaries of state public employees, teachers and service personnel
HB 4150 - Allowing the state to pay its employees every two weeks instead of twice per month
HB 4203 - Allowing a grievant a reasonable time for a representative to be summoned and appear, and clarifying that participation in grievance proceedings is considered work time
HB 4254 - Providing that certain state employees may be granted a leave of absence with pay during a declared state of emergency
HB 4363 - Creating an informal dispute resolution process available to behavioral health providers
HB 4386 - Establishing seniority rights for public employees
HB 4520 - Increasing the amount of annual and incremental salary increases for eligible state employees

Public Service Commission (11 Bills)
HB 2042 - Providing for removal and election of Public Service Commissioners
HB 2176 - Relating to interconnection and net-metering of customer-generators of renewable energy
HB 2323 - West Virginia Energy Efficiency Act
HB 2358 - Stopping accelerated rate recovery because of adverse effects of constructing transmission facilities and revising the definition of need
HB 2803 - Requiring electric utilities to implement integrated resource plans
HB 2925 - Relating to alternative fuel initiatives
HB 3008 - Requiring the three commissioners of the Public Service Commission be elected from the three congressional districts for six-year terms
HB 4121 - Requiring that the chairperson of the Public Service Commission be elected on a nonpartisan ballot
HB 4127 - Relating to appointment of Public Service Commissioners
HB 4165 - Authorizing the Public Service Commission to regulate broadband services
HB 4530 - Adding additional requirements for notification relating to industrial facilities emergency event notification and access, and creating an aboveground storage tank registry, and an Industrial Accident Citizen's Protection Fund

Public Service Districts (4 Bills)
HB 2790 - Relating to public service district board members
HB 4129 - Relating to the sale of real property by the Division of Highways
HB 4321 - Requiring written notice from public service boards to users of delinquency and date of termination and discontinuance of service
HB 4546 - Relating to rural community access to municipal or public service district water supplies

Railroads (2 Bills)
HB 2606 - Permitting the State Rail Authority to set the salary of the executive director
HB 4157 - Extending the cessation of deposits into the Special Railroad and Intermodal Enhancement Fund

Real Property (26 Bills)
HB 2041 - Changing the time for periodic valuations and assessments of real and personal property
HB 2067 - Providing misdemeanor criminal penalty for failing to comply with law regarding sale, lease or disposition of municipal property
HB 2077 - Providing a three percent cap on any increase in assessment on real property that is the primary residence
HB 2096 - Relating to the remediation and disclosure of clandestine drug laboratories
HB 2104 - Allowing quarterly payment of real and personal property taxes
HB 2120 - Prohibiting the publication of the consideration paid for the sale of real estate or the amount of any lien on the real property subject to the sale
HB 2156 - Providing criminal penalties for the intentional defacement of public and private property due to graffiti
HB 2449 - Requiring a landlord address issues of the accumulation of moisture and the growth of mold
HB 2450 - Granting licensed real estate appraisers access to commercial or residential review documents
HB 2488 - Real Property Transfer on Death Act
HB 2574 - Relating to the right of an owner of real estate to set aside a tax deed
HB 2927 - Relating to publication of list of delinquent real estate
HB 2947 - Permitting surface owners to purchase the mineral interests that lay below the property in certain circumstances
HB 2971 - Creating the Uniform Real Property Electronic Recording Act
HB 2984 - Relating to assessment of real property
HB 3010 - Limiting the use of credit information in connection with the declination and termination of property insurance
HB 3048 - Authorizing county commissions to hear actions for ejectment and other actions
HB 3052 - Exempting from excise taxation the transfer of real property from an individual to a wholly-owned subsidiary
HB 3140 - Providing a procedure for the reassessment and classification of Class III or IV real property transferred to persons to be used and occupied by the owner thereof exclusively for residential purpose
HB 4002 - Relating to the computation of local share for public school support purposes
HB 4116 - Permitting certain owners of residential real estate a limited exemption from certain licensing requirements
HB 4129 - Relating to the sale of real property by the Division of Highways
HB 4226 - Prohibiting damage to property of railroads, public utilities and certain production storage and distribution facilities
HB 4315 - Relating to assessment of real property
HB 4468 - Authorizing local units of government to adopt property assessed clean energy programs
HB 4499 - Updating the Uniform Common Interest Ownership Act

Redistricting (2 Bills)
HB 2742 - Providing for the redistricting office of the Joint Committee on Government and Finance to propose redistricting plans during census years
HB 4118 - Redistricting of the Senate into thirty four single senatorial districts

Regulation of Trade (22 Bills)
HB 2166 - Modifying the bonding requirement for closing-out sales
HB 2262 - Requiring operators of natural gas wells and surface owners to enter into surface use agreements
HB 2305 - BPA-Free Kids Act
HB 2356 - Prohibiting the sale of beer and wine at self-scan registers
HB 2436 - Relating to liquefied petroleum gas-consuming equipment and appliances
HB 2720 - Requiring the closing hours of private clubs to be two o'clock a.m.
HB 2768 - Regulating tanning facilities
HB 2917 - Making it an unfair trade practice to refuse to refill a propane gas tank
HB 3004 - Increasing the percentage a liquor retail licensee must charge licensed clubs and the general public
HB 3011 - Removing the provision that requires an applicant to meet federal requirements concerning the production, distribution and sale of industrial hemp prior to being licensed
HB 4168 - Requiring materials, supplies, equipment and other items purchased by the state and its agencies to be made in the United States
HB 4267 - Legalizing and regulating the sale and use of fireworks and creating the West Virginia Veterans Program Fund
HB 4274 - Permitting the sale of raw milk
HB 4277 - Requiring registration and inventory of existing above-ground storage tanks
HB 4293 - Regulating the importation and possession of certain injurious aquatic species
HB 4370 - Requiring used vehicle dealers to provide vehicle history reports to prospective buyers of formerly recalled vehicles
HB 4389 - Gas Deregulation and Free Market Competition Act of 2014
HB 4392 - Regulating persons who perform work on heating, ventilating and cooling systems and fire dampers
HB 4410 - Redefining auctioneer exceptions
HB 4454 - Relating to the sale of alcoholic beverages on Sundays by private licensees
HB 4455 - Relating to the sale of wine and alcoholic liquors by licensed wineries, farm wineries, distilleries and mini-distilleries
HB 4549 - Clarifying the regulation of nonintoxicating beer brewers and distributors, agreements, networks, products, brands and extensions of a line of brands

Regulations (3 Bills)
HB 2106 - Making English the official language of West Virginia
HB 2291 - Relating to the denial of course credits for unexcused absences in school
HB 2362 - Relating to water pollution control

Rehabilitation Clinic (1 Bills)
HB 2164 - Providing rehabilitation treatment programs to inmates imprisoned in any jail

Religious Organizations (7 Bills)
HB 2034 - Exempting children receiving an exemption from compulsory school attendance in favor of church school from standardized testing requirement
HB 2098 - Exempting existing churches from paying tax on propane and other forms of heating oil
HB 2234 - Exempting nonprofit, tax exempt corporations or organizations affiliated with a church from consumer sales and service tax
HB 2873 - Requiring that public schools provide facilities for students of all faiths and religions to have a place of fellowship, prayer and worship
HB 3009 - Schoolchildren's Religious Liberties Act
HB 4134 - Establishing the West Virginia Religious Freedom Restoration Act
HB 4135 - Designating the first Thursday in May the West Virginia Day of Prayer

Retirement (And Related Subheadings) (1 Bills)
HB 2013 - Preventing a reduction in the annuity of a person who retires with disability retirement at age sixty-five

Retirement -- Education Personnel (11 Bills)
HB 2018 - Requiring racetracks who are licensed to operate video lottery terminals pay a fee of one thousand dollars for each machine and that the revenue from these fees are to be transferred to the benefit fund of the Teachers Retirement System
HB 2099 - Increasing benefits of retired state personnel and retired teachers
HB 2202 - Exempting income received by retired public employees and retired teachers through their state retirement systems from personal income taxes
HB 2203 - Providing a one-time supplement to retired public employees and teachers seventy years of age or older
HB 2266 - Providing a one-time bonus payable in July of every year for retired public school teachers and state retirees
HB 2334 - Repealing the one hundred forty day limitation that a retired school teacher may teach in public schools
HB 2341 - Providing a cost-of-living provision for certain persons retired
HB 2344 - Relating to the State Teachers Retirement System
HB 2359 - Relating to the Public Employees Retirement System and the Teachers Retirement System; and providing a one-time supplement for annuitants and survivor beneficiaries after being retired five consecutive years
HB 2425 - Providing an increase to all annuitants of the Public Employees Retirement and Teachers Retirement Systems
HB 4221 - Permitting teachers under the State Teachers Retirement System to teach college level courses without loss of benefits

Retirement -- Public Employees (19 Bills)
HB 2099 - Increasing benefits of retired state personnel and retired teachers
HB 2202 - Exempting income received by retired public employees and retired teachers through their state retirement systems from personal income taxes
HB 2203 - Providing a one-time supplement to retired public employees and teachers seventy years of age or older
HB 2249 - Requiring spouse approval of election of annuity option
HB 2266 - Providing a one-time bonus payable in July of every year for retired public school teachers and state retirees
HB 2275 - Reinstating service credit to certain members of the Public Employees Retirement System
HB 2339 - Removing the armed conflict requirement before state employees may receive credit for time served in the Armed Forces
HB 2341 - Providing a cost-of-living provision for certain persons retired
HB 2370 - Providing that municipal employees may receive up to two years of retirement service credit for military service
HB 2425 - Providing an increase to all annuitants of the Public Employees Retirement and Teachers Retirement Systems
HB 2484 - Exempting the first twenty thousand dollars of state pensions and social security benefits from West Virginia personal income tax
HB 2854 - Relating to reentry into the Public Employees Retirement System by members of the Legislature
HB 3014 - Relating to pension benefits exempt from state income taxation
HB 3083 - Relating to definitions used in the Public Employees Retirement System
HB 4117 - Eliminating eligibility for participation in the Public Employees Retirement System for those newly elected or appointed as members of the State Legislature
HB 4364 - Relating to the Public Employees Retirement System
HB 4375 - West Virginia Voluntary Employee Retirement Accounts Program
HB 4428 - Providing that Mental Hygiene Commissioners are employees under the Public Employees Retirement System
HB 4450 - Relating to repurchasing prior service credit in the Public Employees Retirement System

Retirement (And Related Subheadings) (9 Bills)
HB 2031 - Relating to certain members of the Legislature and certain service by members of the Legislature
HB 2302 - Providing a personal income tax modification for certain retirees who are in long-term care facilities
HB 2330 - Permitting a retired police officer to be hired as a chief of police and continue to receive retirement benefits
HB 3014 - Relating to pension benefits exempt from state income taxation
HB 4322 - Establishing a retired teachers instant lottery scratch-off game
HB 4345 - Relating to the West Virginia State Police Retirement System
HB 4349 - Clarifying retirement dependent child scholarship and burial benefits under a Qualified Domestic Relations Order
HB 4534 - Create a Historic Resort Hotel Employee Retirement Fund
HB 4545 - Relating to personal income tax

Roads and Highways (22 Bills)
HB 2025 - Terminating tolls on the West Virginia Turnpike before 2020
HB 2052 - Prohibiting the naming of a publicly funded building, road, structure or project for a living elected public official
HB 2093 - Requiring the Commissioner of Highways to require bonds be posted in connection with major construction, mineral extraction and industrial projects that impact the roads
HB 2107 - Exempting county school boards of education school buses from paying tolls for transit over the West Virginia Turnpike or any parkways authority project
HB 2126 - Providing a clear zone in the event that a vehicle is stopped along a highway
HB 2151 - Requiring the West Virginia Commissioner of Highways to use recycled materials in construction or maintenance of roads and highways
HB 2157 - Relating to signage for construction zones
HB 2279 - Relating to towing companies notifying the DMV of abandoned vehicles
HB 2320 - Giving local authorities the authority to decrease the speed limit on streets and highways where school buses travel in its jurisdiction
HB 2472 - Increasing the speed limit from 60 mph to 70 mph on a specific section of I-77
HB 2976 - Creating a fund for pothole repair contributed to by private businesses or entities
HB 3002 - Requiring the Parkways Authority to provide free daily toll passes for veterans under certain circumstances
HB 3109 - Prohibiting a person from driving in the passing lane of a highway when not passing another vehicle under certain circumstances
HB 4156 - Electronic Toll Collection Act
HB 4219 - Auditing the Division of Highways
HB 4222 - Providing the Parkways Authority with the power to issue $500 million worth of bonds
HB 4242 - Increasing gross weight limitations on certain roads in Brooke County
HB 4263 - Providing for the transfer of ownership, operation and maintenance of certain assets of the West Virginia Parkways Authority to the Division of Highways
HB 4329 - Authorizing county commissions to regulate parking on roads, ways, streets, avenues, drives and the like where it is needed in certain areas
HB 4371 - Creating a crime for theft of a traffic sign or traffic signal
HB 4407 - Establishing when it is permissible to operate a motor vehicle in the left lane on a controlled-access highway
HB 4502 - Relating to use of state road rights-of-way and adjacent areas

Rule Making Authority (8 Bills)
HB 2190 - Requiring the West Virginia Secondary School Activities Commission to propose legislative rules concerning concussions
HB 2876 - Requiring that legislative rules be reviewed five years after initial approval by the Legislative Rule-Making Review Committee and the Legislative Auditor's Office
HB 4175 - West Virginia Small Business Emergency Act
HB 4295 - Requiring uniform enforcement of environmental rules
HB 4358 - Requiring an agency to review rules every four years and, when necessary, provide revisions
HB 4457 - Authorizing a legislative rule for the Council of Community and Technical College Education regarding WV EDGE program
HB 4502 - Relating to use of state road rights-of-way and adjacent areas
HB 4508 - Proposing changes to the state Administrative Act and rules

Safety (25 Bills)
HB 2002 - Providing for the use of neck braces by football players
HB 2012 - Including a clearer definition of hazing within West Virginia's antihazing statute
HB 2021 - Requiring the Mine Foreman Examiner review the employment history and certify that the applicant for the position of underground assistant mine foreman has met the requirements
HB 2054 - The Healthy and Safe Workplace Act
HB 2066 - Requiring the posting of material data safety sheets and documentation of fracking fluid components
HB 2073 - Requiring that permanent and temporary battery charging stations in mines be ventilated directly to the return on a separate split of air
HB 2190 - Requiring the West Virginia Secondary School Activities Commission to propose legislative rules concerning concussions
HB 2232 - Requiring the Superintendent of the State Police to implement a plan to increase the number of troopers
HB 2245 - Requiring the use of helmets by skateboarders
HB 2437 - Exempting of certain public safety training courses from payment of consumer sales tax
HB 2547 - Repealing provisions establishing a system for the issuance of personal safety orders
HB 2757 - Private cause of action for the humane destruction of a dog
HB 2954 - Requiring that members of the Mine Safety Technology Task Force are paid the same compensation as members of the Legislature
HB 2996 - Relating to smoke detectors in one-and two-family dwellings
HB 3131 - Providing that all persons have the right to be free from violence
HB 4303 - Oil and Gas Drilling Workplace Safety Act
HB 4353 - Requiring completion of an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) approved 10-hour construction safety program prior to beginning work
HB 4380 - Making the Department of Corrections and the Department of Health, and their respective workplaces, subject to the Occupational Safety and Health Act
HB 4382 - Establishing the Legislative Oversight Commission on Energy Workers Safety
HB 4392 - Regulating persons who perform work on heating, ventilating and cooling systems and fire dampers
HB 4449 - Including proximity detection systems and cameras used on continuous mining machines and underground haulage equipment for tax credit purposes
HB 4515 - Preventing and mitigating catastrophes involving toxic substances
HB 4551 - Relating to methane protections in underground mines
HB 4571 - Requiring the Commissioner of Labor to conduct a study on workplace accidents at construction sites
HB 4583 - Relating to the regulation of dilapidated buildings

Salaries (39 Bills)
HB 2028 - Relating to the employment and compensation of school service personnel
HB 2029 - Requiring the reporting and publication of all compensation, including contingent compensation, paid to lobbyists for all lobbying activities
HB 2035 - Providing full daily rate of pay for substitute teachers if they have in excess of ten instructional days in the same school year
HB 2075 - Increasing compensation of membership of the West Virginia State Police
HB 2097 - Providing for career development and establishing a pay scale for Alcohol Beverage Commission inspectors, enforcement agents and supervisors
HB 2147 - Establishing a minimum number of troopers to provide basic law enforcement services, and providing members of the West Virginia State Police a $580 salary increase at the end of two years of service
HB 2226 - Requiring that State Police officers be compensated for time when they are required to be on standby and providing a stipend for housing cost for certain officers
HB 2236 - Providing a salary supplement for providers of medicaid eligible services in the public schools
HB 2252 - Authorizing the equal pay commission to study the "glass ceiling" concept
HB 2281 - Increasing the pay grade of cafeteria managers
HB 2335 - Increasing compensation for conservation officers
HB 2343 - Increasing the educational increment for school service personnel
HB 2376 - Increasing salary increments paid to principals and assistant principals
HB 2377 - Increasing the amount of annual and incremental salary increases for eligible state employees
HB 2575 - Setting West Virginia prevailing wage rates by county
HB 2576 - Repealing requirements that prevailing wages be paid in connection with the construction of public improvements
HB 2606 - Permitting the State Rail Authority to set the salary of the executive director
HB 2752 - Exempting construction performed on behalf of educational authorities from prevailing wage requirements
HB 2753 - Establishing prevailing hourly rates to be used in connection with the construction of public improvements
HB 2799 - Allowing county commissions broad discretion in setting the salaries of county elected officials
HB 2839 - Relating to payment of employees separated from payroll before paydays
HB 2887 - Increasing compensation, after July 1, 2013, of elected county officials and county commissioners for each class of county
HB 2954 - Requiring that members of the Mine Safety Technology Task Force are paid the same compensation as members of the Legislature
HB 3015 - Providing an increase in compensation for natural resources police officers
HB 3050 - Relating to salary increases for teachers based on residential housing costs
HB 3096 - Increasing the compensation caps for secretary-clerks and case coordinators in the family court system
HB 3105 - Granting all public employees a $1,000 per year permanent pay increase
HB 4119 - Reducing compensation of state legislators
HB 4144 - Increasing the salaries of state public employees, teachers and service personnel
HB 4196 - Requiring the Workforce Investment Council to provide information and guidance to local workforce investment boards that would enable them to better educate both women and men about higher paying jobs
HB 4239 - Relating to counties
HB 4256 - Amending the annual salary schedule for members of the state police
HB 4261 - Relating to teacher and school service personnel salary increases
HB 4270 - Relating to salaries of service employees of the state camp and conference center known as Cedar Lakes Conference Center
HB 4408 - Relating to salaries and raises for employees within the West Virginia State Police Forensic Laboratory
HB 4430 - Removing the compensation caps entirely for secretary-clerks and case coordinators
HB 4520 - Increasing the amount of annual and incremental salary increases for eligible state employees
HB 4613 - Creating the West Virginia Jobs Incentive Act
HB 4615 - Relating to wage payment and collection

Secretary of State (5 Bills)
HB 2019 - Relating to elections
HB 4440 - Relating to the filing of financial statements with the Secretary of State
HB 4512 - Regarding exemptions for businesses
HB 4525 - Eliminating late fees charged by the Secretary of State
HB 4553 - Authorizing the Secretary of State to prosecute election violations

Senior Citizens (10 Bills)
HB 2007 - Establishing a program for reprogramming cellular telephones and distributing to seniors for making emergency calls
HB 2267 - Creating the Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program Fund
HB 2268 - Increasing the maximum personal income tax exemption for persons over the age of sixty-five and for persons who are totally disabled
HB 2274 - Raising the maximum personal income tax exemption for persons over the age of sixty-five and for persons who are totally disabled
HB 2855 - Permitting persons sixty years of age and older to hunt deer with a crossbow
HB 2856 - Prohibiting discrimination based upon age or sexual orientation
HB 2878 - Clarifying that a valid West Virginia identification card is an acceptable form of ID to prove age and residency for purposes of obtaining a senior citizen campground rental discount
HB 3030 - Relating to Class XS senior resident lifetime licenses
HB 3078 - Raising the maximum personal income tax exemption for persons over the age of sixty-five and for persons who are totally disabled
HB 3095 - Relating to discounts at state parks for elderly and disabled persons

Social Security (5 Bills)
HB 2284 - Exempting social security benefits from West Virginia personal income
HB 2484 - Exempting the first twenty thousand dollars of state pensions and social security benefits from West Virginia personal income tax
HB 2793 - Relating to calculation of West Virginia adjusted gross income for personal income tax purposes
HB 4133 - Relating to calculation of West Virginia adjusted gross income for personal income tax purposes
HB 4592 - Exempting Social Security benefits and certain pension benefits from West Virginia personal income taxation

Taxation (And Related Subheadings) (1 Bills)
HB 2744 - Allowing a tax deduction for all prepaid tuition contracts or college savings plan

Taxation -- Consumers Sales Tax (14 Bills)
HB 2072 - Creating an annual exemption for clothing, footwear and school supplies
HB 2119 - Imposing an excise tax on the sale or rental of obscene materials
HB 2150 - Taxing of utility terrain vehicles
HB 2180 - Exempting from the sales and use tax special equipment installed in a motor vehicle for the use of a person with physical disabilities
HB 2231 - Reducing the wholesale tax on heating fuel, off road fuels, kerosene and propane used for home heating purposes or off road use
HB 2234 - Exempting nonprofit, tax exempt corporations or organizations affiliated with a church from consumer sales and service tax
HB 2437 - Exempting of certain public safety training courses from payment of consumer sales tax
HB 2921 - Providing an exemption on sales of motor vehicles using natural gas or dual purpose motor vehicles using a combination of gasoline and natural gas
HB 2993 - Allowing counties and municipalities to levy a sales tax on food and beverages sold at restaurants
HB 3033 - Relating to taxes on motor fuels, aviation fuels and consumer sales and service
HB 4155 - Suspending payments of the refundable exemption to the West Virginia consumers sales and service tax to the State Road Fund for fiscal years 2015 and 2016
HB 4158 - Providing accelerated payment of consumers sales and service and use tax and employee withholding taxes
HB 4272 - Exempting sales of precious metals from the sales tax
HB 4416 - Exempting certified professional estimator services from consumers sales tax

Taxation -- Mines & Minerals (6 Bills)
HB 2313 - Permitting surface owners to purchase the mineral interests that lay below the property when the mineral interest becomes subject to a tax lien
HB 2826 - Relating to the state's jurisdiction over reclaimed sites of bond-forfeited surface mining operations
HB 3072 - West Virginia coal employment enhancement act
HB 4172 - Reallocating and dedicating the coal severance tax revenues annually to the coal-producing counties of origin
HB 4238 - Providing a tax credit to coal producers who sell coal to taxpayers who increase their consumption of West Virginia coal
HB 4272 - Exempting sales of precious metals from the sales tax

Taxation -- Motor Vehicles (2 Bills)
HB 4556 - Relating to the valuation of antique motor vehicles and classic motor vehicles for purposes of ad valorem property taxes
HB 4557 - Requiring that motor vehicles, except leased motor vehicles, used in a business be assessed for taxation in the tax district where the principal office for the business is located

Taxation -- Personal & Corporate Income Tax (46 Bills)
HB 2018 - Requiring racetracks who are licensed to operate video lottery terminals pay a fee of one thousand dollars for each machine and that the revenue from these fees are to be transferred to the benefit fund of the Teachers Retirement System
HB 2104 - Allowing quarterly payment of real and personal property taxes
HB 2116 - Income tax deduction for gifts to West Virginia charities
HB 2117 - Income tax exemption for veterans who locate in West Virginia following separation from service
HB 2174 - Reducing federal adjusted gross income for recent graduates of higher education institutions
HB 2202 - Exempting income received by retired public employees and retired teachers through their state retirement systems from personal income taxes
HB 2204 - Allowing a credit against state personal income tax for the purchase of a new wood or pellet stove
HB 2217 - Reducing the corporate net income tax rate to five point nine percent effective the first day of July, two thousand eleven
HB 2268 - Increasing the maximum personal income tax exemption for persons over the age of sixty-five and for persons who are totally disabled
HB 2271 - Retaining nursing educators
HB 2274 - Raising the maximum personal income tax exemption for persons over the age of sixty-five and for persons who are totally disabled
HB 2276 - Providing a tax incentive to dental practitioners to perform dental services at no cost to indigent patients
HB 2284 - Exempting social security benefits from West Virginia personal income
HB 2302 - Providing a personal income tax modification for certain retirees who are in long-term care facilities
HB 2307 - Reducing the corporation net income tax rate
HB 2369 - Providing a personal income tax exemption for living organ donors
HB 2373 - Authorizing a refundable tax credit based upon the federal earned income tax credit
HB 2402 - Exempting disabled veterans who have suffered a hundred percent total and permanent service-connected disability from state income tax
HB 2422 - Providing an additional decreasing modification reducing federal adjusted gross income for income earned by certain military personnel and their spouses
HB 2484 - Exempting the first twenty thousand dollars of state pensions and social security benefits from West Virginia personal income tax
HB 2745 - Exempting undergraduate students attending state colleges or universities for the first two years postgraduation, from the payment of state income tax
HB 2793 - Relating to calculation of West Virginia adjusted gross income for personal income tax purposes
HB 2903 - Creating the Economic Fairness Act of 2013
HB 2950 - Providing cable operators and satellite television providers a tax credit for offering consumers ala carte service
HB 2958 - Permitting deed of trust or mortgage interest paid on taxpayers' personal residences to be used as a deduction for personal income tax purposes
HB 3014 - Relating to pension benefits exempt from state income taxation
HB 3078 - Raising the maximum personal income tax exemption for persons over the age of sixty-five and for persons who are totally disabled
HB 4133 - Relating to calculation of West Virginia adjusted gross income for personal income tax purposes
HB 4136 - Educational Equality Act
HB 4158 - Providing accelerated payment of consumers sales and service and use tax and employee withholding taxes
HB 4159 - Updating the meaning of federal adjusted gross income and certain other terms
HB 4174 - Updating the meaning of federal adjusted gross income and certain other terms used in the West Virginia Corporation Net Income Tax Act
HB 4276 - Providing a credit against personal income tax for classroom teachers for nonreimbursed costs of supplies
HB 4314 - Providing a $500 credit for certain members of volunteer fire departments against state personal income tax
HB 4326 - Relating to nursing education faculty
HB 4356 - Creating a West Virginia personal income tax modification reducing federal adjusted gross income for persons who choose to spay or neuter their dogs or cats
HB 4387 - Providing a $500 credit for certain members of volunteer fire departments against state personal income tax
HB 4403 - Creating a tax credit for certain businesses that locate within a twenty-mile radius of a Hatfield-McCoy recreation area trail head
HB 4419 - Creating the West Virginia Children with Autism Trust Fund
HB 4506 - Relating to personal income tax rates
HB 4545 - Relating to personal income tax
HB 4561 - Relating to the rate of tax on personal income, including bonuses earned and increases on salary
HB 4573 - Relating to additional modification reducing federal adjusted gross income relating to tolls
HB 4586 - Adding the taxable income or loss of any corporation that is a member of a unitary group and that is incorporated in certain jurisdictions
HB 4592 - Exempting Social Security benefits and certain pension benefits from West Virginia personal income taxation
HB 4613 - Creating the West Virginia Jobs Incentive Act

Taxation -- Property (19 Bills)
HB 2006 - Permitting counties, county boards of education and municipalities to impose an additional levy
HB 2038 - Clarifying the notice and service requirements for a notice to redeem to be provided to the delinquent taxpayer at the mailing address for the subject property
HB 2077 - Providing a three percent cap on any increase in assessment on real property that is the primary residence
HB 2104 - Allowing quarterly payment of real and personal property taxes
HB 2182 - Creating the West Virginia Innovation Free-Trade Business Technology Property Valuation Act and the West Virginia Innovation Free-Trade Tax Credit Act
HB 2308 - Relating to the excise tax on the privilege of transferring real property and using the tax to reimburse counties for regional jail fees
HB 2353 - Clarifying an exception that allow sheriffs to collect property taxes in more than two installments
HB 2430 - Exempting the construction or addition of active solar energy systems from real and personal property taxation
HB 2444 - Capping a property tax increase resulting from an increase from the three-year reappraisal
HB 2467 - Requiring the county to reimburse a property owner of expenses incurred in contesting a reappraisal
HB 2486 - Limiting the amount a property reappraisal can increase
HB 2574 - Relating to the right of an owner of real estate to set aside a tax deed
HB 2927 - Relating to publication of list of delinquent real estate
HB 2958 - Permitting deed of trust or mortgage interest paid on taxpayers' personal residences to be used as a deduction for personal income tax purposes
HB 3040 - Relating generally to the tax treatment of manufacturing entities
HB 3056 - Providing a special method for valuation of certain wireless technology property for property taxes
HB 4470 - Relating to tentative appraisals of natural resources property by the Tax Commissioner for ad valorem property tax purposes
HB 4567 - Establishing a new class of property on utility rights-of- ways and easements for taxation purposes
HB 4610 - Relating to valuation and assessment of property for ad valorem property taxation

Taxation -- Roads & Fuel (6 Bills)
HB 2098 - Exempting existing churches from paying tax on propane and other forms of heating oil
HB 2229 - Exempting special fuel and propane used for home heating purposes from the motor fuel excise tax
HB 2231 - Reducing the wholesale tax on heating fuel, off road fuels, kerosene and propane used for home heating purposes or off road use
HB 2529 - Reducing the motor fuel excise tax
HB 2598 - Exempting heating oil for residential use from the Motor Fuel Excise Tax
HB 4396 - Relating to a trial suspension in certain border counties of the Motor Fuel Excise Tax

Taxation (And Related Subheadings) (31 Bills)
HB 2006 - Permitting counties, county boards of education and municipalities to impose an additional levy
HB 2060 - Increasing the soft drinks tax
HB 2435 - Relating to severance taxes collected for privilege of producing oil or natural gas
HB 2474 - Authorizing tax credits for parents and legal guardians whose children are in a home schooling program
HB 2578 - Creating the Good Jobs Internet Reporting Act
HB 2739 - Relating to the business and occupation tax
HB 2795 - Reallocating and dedicating three percent of oil and gas severance tax revenues
HB 2875 - Relating to residential solar energy tax credits
HB 2974 - Relating to a tax deduction allowed for capital expenditures from the corporate net income tax
HB 3051 - Relating to fees charged for natural gas drilling waste fluids injected into underground injection control wells
HB 3052 - Exempting from excise taxation the transfer of real property from an individual to a wholly-owned subsidiary
HB 3064 - Allowing the general public to use certain certified timberland for certain recreational purposes for that property to maintain its preferential tax status as managed timberland
HB 3097 - Entitling natural resource producers to the economic opportunity tax credit
HB 4148 - Repealing the Strategic Research and Development Tax Credit
HB 4154 - Fixing a technical error relating to the motor fuel excise tax
HB 4160 - Reducing the amount deducted as an allowance for usual losses in collections for purposes of calculating local share
HB 4184 - Relating to the West Virginia Tourism Development Act
HB 4191 - Increasing the excise tax on cigarettes and all other tobacco products
HB 4192 - Tax Credit for residents of counties impacted by water emergency
HB 4247 - Permitting the Ohio County Commission to levy a special district excise tax
HB 4249 - Allowing proceeds of a hotel occupancy tax not exceeding $200,000 per fiscal year to be expended for medical care and emergency services in certain counties
HB 4267 - Legalizing and regulating the sale and use of fireworks and creating the West Virginia Veterans Program Fund
HB 4292 - Funding for substance abuse services through increased taxes on beer, wine and liquor
HB 4299 - Removing the expiration date for the tax rate on eligible acute care hospitals
HB 4320 - Removing the severance tax on timber
HB 4334 - Creating tax credits for small business economic impact
HB 4351 - Creating a review process for tax expenditures
HB 4449 - Including proximity detection systems and cameras used on continuous mining machines and underground haulage equipment for tax credit purposes
HB 4456 - Relating to increasing sales and use taxes by one percent
HB 4458 - Establishing the Tax Reduction Fund in the State Treasury
HB 4517 - Relating to cancelling certificates of title for certain mobile and manufactured homes

Technology (26 Bills)
HB 2070 - Allowing the use of traffic law photo-monitoring devices
HB 2081 - Making electronic payments subject to the same fees as are currently permitted for returned checks
HB 2111 - Employing best available control technology to control air pollution
HB 2142 - Providing a criminal penalty for transmitting bulk electronic mail messages which are unsolicited
HB 2182 - Creating the West Virginia Innovation Free-Trade Business Technology Property Valuation Act and the West Virginia Innovation Free-Trade Tax Credit Act
HB 2211 - Imposing advanced recovery fees on consumers for the purchase of electronic devices
HB 2257 - Creating a publicly accessible database of information relevant to all horizontally drilled wells
HB 2337 - Creating the criminal offense of online impersonation
HB 2411 - Relating to development of broadband infrastructure and broadband deployment in this state
HB 2966 - Relating to employment and privacy protection
HB 2971 - Creating the Uniform Real Property Electronic Recording Act
HB 2982 - Prohibiting the use of calculators for teaching purposes in grades K through eight
HB 3056 - Providing a special method for valuation of certain wireless technology property for property taxes
HB 3057 - Establishing the offense of operating a motor vehicle using a wearable computer with a head-mounted display
HB 3090 - Relating to duties of the Chief Technology Officer with regard to security of government information
HB 3116 - Relating to reimbursement for copies of medical records
HB 3153 - Relating to retailer electronic waste collection
HB 4010 - Creating the Uniform Real Property Electronic Recording Act
HB 4128 - Requiring boards of examination or registration to maintain a list of disciplinary actions on a public access website
HB 4165 - Authorizing the Public Service Commission to regulate broadband services
HB 4281 - Relating to education reform
HB 4331 - Relating to location information of an electronic device
HB 4361 - Allowing members of the Legislature who are away serving in the Armed Forces to participate and vote via electronic teleconferencing
HB 4395 - Internet Service Provider Accountability Act
HB 4531 - Telemedicine for quality improvement and healthcare modernization act
HB 4560 - Relating to reimbursement for copies of medical records

Tobacco and Tobacco Products (5 Bills)
HB 4138 - Relating to the usage restrictions for tobacco and tobacco products
HB 4191 - Increasing the excise tax on cigarettes and all other tobacco products
HB 4237 - Prohibiting the sale, distribution and use of electronic cigarettes, vapor products and other alternative nicotine products to persons under the age of eighteen
HB 4362 - Prohibiting smoking in a motor vehicle when a child is present
HB 4518 - Relating to penalties for underage tobacco use

Tourism (6 Bills)
HB 2991 - Providing that a wine retailer may be licensed as a retail dealer in nonintoxicating beer for the limited purpose of selling nonintoxicating beer at the same festival or fair
HB 4184 - Relating to the West Virginia Tourism Development Act
HB 4187 - Dissolving the West Virginia Parkways, Economic Development and Tourism Authority and transfer its powers to the Secretary of the Department of Transportation
HB 4306 - Discontinuing the moratorium on the issuance of commercial rafting licenses on a section of the New River
HB 4403 - Creating a tax credit for certain businesses that locate within a twenty-mile radius of a Hatfield-McCoy recreation area trail head
HB 4533 - Providing a fee discount for certain nonresident hunting, fishing and trapping licenses for native nonresidents

Transportation (4 Bills)
HB 2289 - Requiring that transportation to and from school be provided for each child that needs or desires transportation
HB 2375 - No State-Funded Transportation for Abortion Act
HB 4187 - Dissolving the West Virginia Parkways, Economic Development and Tourism Authority and transfer its powers to the Secretary of the Department of Transportation
HB 4539 - Requiring motor vehicles to stop when a public transportation vehicle is stopped and receiving or dropping off passengers

Treasurer (2 Bills)
HB 4282 - Relating to levels of funding to the Revenue Shortfall Reserve Fund
HB 4319 - Relating to the State Treasurer's office

Unemployment Compensation (2 Bills)
HB 2251 - Providing for the payment of unemployment compensation when a person misses work due to domestic violence
HB 4209 - Domestic violence victims' eligibility for unemployment compensation benefits

Uniform Laws (6 Bills)
HB 2346 - The Uniform Debt Management Services Act
HB 3101 - Updating the Uniform Common Interest Ownership Act
HB 4010 - Creating the Uniform Real Property Electronic Recording Act
HB 4011 - Uniform Real Property Transfer on Death Act
HB 4012 - Relating to the Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts
HB 4499 - Updating the Uniform Common Interest Ownership Act

Utilities (15 Bills)
HB 2210 - Relating to energy efficiency for electric and gas utilities and their customers
HB 2316 - Awarding credits for use of alternative and renewable energy resources
HB 2358 - Stopping accelerated rate recovery because of adverse effects of constructing transmission facilities and revising the definition of need
HB 2803 - Requiring electric utilities to implement integrated resource plans
HB 4007 - Prohibiting any state entity from forcing currently owner-occupied residences to be required to participate in a public sewer
HB 4129 - Relating to the sale of real property by the Division of Highways
HB 4152 - Requiring all operators of the underground facilities in this state to participate in the one-call system
HB 4173 - Relating to a five-year suspension on rate hikes for all utilities
HB 4257 - Providing criminal penalties for the dissemination of false, misleading or deceptive information through automated telephone calls during a declared state of emergency
HB 4321 - Requiring written notice from public service boards to users of delinquency and date of termination and discontinuance of service
HB 4328 - Requiring electric utilities to reimburse customers for expenses incurred resulting from outages caused by lack of appropriate line and easement maintenance
HB 4367 - West Virginia Energy Efficiency Resource Act
HB 4527 - Creating monitoring and testing requirements for public water utilities
HB 4567 - Establishing a new class of property on utility rights-of- ways and easements for taxation purposes
HB 4601 - Relating to fiscal management and regulation of publicly-owned utilities

Vendors (5 Bills)
HB 2813 - Relating generally to the purchasing division
HB 3093 - Relating to certification requirements for applicators who paint state bridges
HB 3150 - Relating generally to purchasing
HB 4185 - Implementing purchasing reforms
HB 4374 - Permitting purchases up to $100,000 without competitive bids

Vital Records (5 Bills)
HB 2172 - Redefining the term "public record" as it is used in the Freedom of Information Act
HB 2332 - Relating to confidential records
HB 2473 - Requiring all state activities and records to be in English
HB 2485 - Requiring health care providers to release unemancipated minor's medical records for drug testing to a parent or legal guardian without written consent from minor
HB 3090 - Relating to duties of the Chief Technology Officer with regard to security of government information

Water Resources (19 Bills)
HB 2061 - Requiring operators to post a bond for each well and to condition the release of the bond
HB 2064 - Requiring a driller or owner of a natural gas well who contaminates a groundwater aquifer to remediate the aquifer until it meets the standards of the Clean Water Act
HB 2136 - Providing landowners of property adjacent to proposed well sites copies of the application, the erosion and sediment control plan
HB 2254 - Requiring an emergency, temporary and permanent water supply when gas and oil operations have resulted in contamination, diminution or interruption
HB 2256 - Establishing a cradle to grave monitoring system for withdrawals of water used in the development of natural wells
HB 2258 - Requiring the center of all new gas wells to be more than one thousand feet from water wells or six hundred twenty-five feet from the edge of the well pad
HB 2362 - Relating to water pollution control
HB 3071 - Relating to civil penalties and civil administrative penalties for violations of the Water Pollution Control Act
HB 4255 - Water Resources Protection and Management Act
HB 4258 - Creating a source water protection program and an industrial aboveground storage tank program to protect source water supplies and systems
HB 4275 - Making West Virginia's Water Pollution Control Act consistent with the federal Water Pollution Act
HB 4277 - Requiring registration and inventory of existing above-ground storage tanks
HB 4285 - Amending the Water Resources Protection and Management Act to incorporate recommendations from the state Water Resources Management Plan
HB 4291 - Relating to civil penalties and civil administrative penalties for violations of the Water Pollution Control Act by coal mining
HB 4306 - Discontinuing the moratorium on the issuance of commercial rafting licenses on a section of the New River
HB 4527 - Creating monitoring and testing requirements for public water utilities
HB 4530 - Adding additional requirements for notification relating to industrial facilities emergency event notification and access, and creating an aboveground storage tank registry, and an Industrial Accident Citizen's Protection Fund
HB 4546 - Relating to rural community access to municipal or public service district water supplies
HB 4572 - Creating the Citizen Enforcement of Clean Water Act

Weapons (18 Bills)
HB 2459 - Permitting certain holders of concealed weapons permits to carry weapons of the grounds and buildings on the State Capitol Complex
HB 2552 - Providing an exception to magistrates and municipal court judges from the requirement of having a license to carry a concealed weapon
HB 2560 - Providing exceptions to the prohibition of the possession of deadly weapons on premises of educational facilities
HB 2787 - Permitting family court judges and magistrates to carry concealed handguns without a permit
HB 2832 - Creating the "Firearm Protection Act"
HB 2855 - Permitting persons sixty years of age and older to hunt deer with a crossbow
HB 2869 - Providing for judges and magistrates of West Virginia Courts to carry concealed firearms
HB 2894 - Allowing the Division of Corrections and Regional Jail Authority employees who are authorized to carry a weapon to carry concealed weapons
HB 2911 - Exempting records of concealed weapon license applications and issuance from disclosure under the West Virginia Freedom of Information Act
HB 2967 - Prohibiting the publication of the identities of persons who have been issued licenses to carry a concealed deadly weapon
HB 4166 - Exempting municipal court judges from fees for application and license to carry concealed weapons
HB 4186 - Relating to the procedures for issuing a concealed weapon license
HB 4200 - Relating to possession of concealed deadly weapons in certain buildings owned by the state
HB 4250 - Relating to exceptions to prohibitions against carrying concealed handguns and reciprocity agreements for concealed carry
HB 4271 - Relating to firearms and concealed firearms licenses
HB 4310 - Making gun permits and applications confidential except for law enforcement purposes
HB 4441 - Relating to dangerous weapons
HB 4472 - Relating to the right to bear arms

Workers Compensation (12 Bills)
HB 2184 - Requiring review and approval of final settlements of Workers' Compensation awards
HB 2959 - Relating to workers' compensation
HB 4497 - Relating to workers' compensation
HB 4566 - Relating to workers' compensation death and disability benefits
HB 4578 - Relating to the classification and criteria for disability benefits
HB 4579 - Relating to workers' compensation
HB 4590 - Relating to the Volunteer Fire Departments Workers' Compensation Subsidy Program and the Volunteer Fire Department Workers' Compensation Premium Subsidy Fund
HB 4599 - Providing prompt benefits to the injured while off from work
HB 4600 - Providing quick and efficient delivery of medical benefits to injured workers
HB 4605 - Relating to weighing of evidence during any part of a workers' compensation claim
HB 4606 - Stating that injured workers should receive preeminent and efficient treatment
HB 4607 - Relating to workers' compensation benefits and mode of payment to employees and dependents for occupational pneumoconiosis

Zoning (2 Bills)
HB 2137 - Enacting zoning ordinances that regulate drilling and hydraulic fracturing activity
HB 2924 - Authorizing counties to create urban growth boundaries

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