West Virginia House of Delegates

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John Shott (R - Mercer, 27)


Capitol Office:
Room 418M, Building 1
State Capitol Complex
Charleston, WV 25305
Capitol Phone: (304) 340-3252

422 Oakhurst Avenue
Bluefield, WV 24701
Home Phone: (304) 325-7534
Business Phone: (304) 327-0573


CHAIR: Education Reform A, Select Committee on
CHAIR: Judiciary
Banking and Insurance
House Rules
Industry and Labor
Technology & Infrastructure

CHAIR: Judiciary
CHAIR: Law Institute
NONVOTING: Natural Gas Development
Economic Development
Government and Finance
Regional Jail and Correctional Facility Authority
Special Investigations


District Counties: Mercer (part), Raleigh (part)



Delegate Shott was the Lead Sponsor of 33 bills
HB 158Improving education by requiring the state board to establish rules for student accountability regarding performancePendingEducation
HB 162Removing antiquated, redundant, or expired provisions of the code for the administration of educationPendingEducation
HB 168Establishing the West Virginia Equal Opportunity Education Scholarship programPending
HB 192Removing certain fees for teachingPendingEducation
HB 2003Extending expungement of certain criminal convictionsPendingJudiciary
HB 2123Uniform Partition of Heirs Property ActPending
HB 2144Relating to debarment of vendors seeking to provide goods and services to the state and its subdivisionsPendingJudiciary
HB 2164Clarifying that appeals to the Supreme Court are a matter of rightPendingJudiciary
HB 2183Clarifying where a charge of DUI may be brought against an individualSigned
HB 2189Relating generally to the disclosure of certain confidential informationPendingJudiciary
HB 2190Modifying bail requirementsPendingJudiciary
HB 2193Providing a specific escheat of US savings bondsSigned
HB 2195Creating the West Virginia Sentencing CommissionPendingJudiciary
HB 2228Allowing counties and municipalities to levy a sales tax on food and beverages sold at restaurantsPendingPolitical Subdivisions
HB 2229Adding violations of law upon which a public servant’s retirement plan may be forfeitedPendingJudiciary
HB 2352Clarifying that appeals to the Supreme Court are a matter of rightPendingJudiciary
HB 2419Relating to the authorization to release a defendant or a person arrested upon his or her own recognizancePendingJudiciary
HB 2459Exercising authority to exempt individuals domiciled within the state from certain restrictions contained in federal lawSigned
HB 2486Using records of criminal conviction to disqualify a person from receiving a license for a profession or occupationVetoed
HB 2547Relating to the election prohibition zoneSigned
HB 2740Barring a parent from inheriting from a child in certain instancesSigned
HB 2746Relating to administration of estatesSigned
HB 2759Providing for the ancillary administration of West Virginia real estate owned by nonresidents by affidavit and without administrationSigned
HB 2779Providing that proceeds from certain oil and gas wells to persons whose name or address are unknown are to be kept in a special fundRejected
HB 2809Relating to prohibited acts and penalties in the Hatfield-McCoy Recreation AreaSigned
HB 2820Relating to criminal penalties for reckless drivingPending
HB 2933Modifying the criminal penalties imposed on a parent, guardian or custodian for child abuse resulting in injuryVetoed
HB 3018Relating to the West Virginia Public Employees Insurance Agency’s reimbursement of air-ambulance providersPendingFinance
HB 3057Relating to the Adult Drug Court Participation FundSigned
HB 3069Relating to the right of certain persons to limit possession of firearms on premisesPendingJudiciary
HB 3134Establishing criminal penalties for negligent homicide, and increasing criminal penalties for reckless drivingPendingJudiciary
HB 3141Requiring capitol building commission authorization for certain renovationsSigned
HB 3143Relating to requirements for consumer loans in West VirginiaSigned


Release TitleDate
Chairman Shott Statement on Chief Justice Workman, Justice Davis and Justice Walker Announcements 08/14/2018
House Judiciary Committee Adopts Articles of Impeachment Against All Four W.Va. Supreme Court Justices 08/07/2018
House Judiciary Committee to Resume Impeachment Meetings July 1207/05/2018
Delegates To Host Tax Reform Public Comment Hearing November 10th In Bluefield10/27/2015
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