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: Judiciary
Banking and Insurance
House Rules
Industry and Labor

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 26 bills
HB 4005Clarifying that appeals to the Supreme Court are a matter of rightPendingJudiciary
HB 4206Revising pupil to teacher ratio for elementary schoolsPendingEducation
HB 4207Authorizing an online application to receive a commission to act as a notary public, and eliminating the bond requirementSigned
HB 4216Revising the order in which qualified applicants are considered for service personnel employment by county boards of educationPendingEducation
HB 4224Establishing an eight-hour work day for school service personnelPendingIndustry & Labor
HB 4225Eliminating the written consent requirement for relegating any condition of employment for service personnelPendingEducation
HB 4226Eliminating the competency testing requirement for school service personnelPendingEducation
HB 4231Eliminating the requirement to pay service personnel for at least a full day of work when he or she has worked more than three and one-half hours on any Saturday or SundayPendingEducation
HB 4237Uniform Partition of Heirs Property ActPending
HB 4242Clarifying the jurisdictional amount for removal of a civil action from magistrate court to circuit courtSigned
HB 4251Permitting employees of baccalaureate institutions and universities outside of this state to be appointed to board of governorsSigned
HB 4275Relating to the law-enforcement authority of the director and officers of the division of protective servicesSigned
HB 4357West Virginia Small Wireless Facilities Deployment ActPending
HB 4434Clarifying provisions relating to candidates unaffiliated with a political party as it relates to certificates of announcementSigned
HB 4447Providing for a uniform and efficient system of broadband conduit installationSigned
HB 4451Creating the West Virginia Sentencing CommissionPendingJudiciary
HB 4453Relating to judicial review of contested cases under the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources Board of ReviewSigned
HB 4475Allowing counties and municipalities to levy a sales tax on food and beverages sold at restaurantsPendingPolitical Subdivisions
HB 4511Modifying bail requirementsPendingJudiciary
HB 4513Relating to debarment of vendors seeking to provide goods and services to the state and its subdivisionsPendingJudiciary
HB 4573Adding violations of law upon which a public servant’s retirement plan may be forfeitedPendingPensions and Retirement
HB 4582Relating to posession of a deadly weapon on a school bus or education groundsPendingJudiciary
HB 4583Relating generally to the disclosure of certain confidential informationPendingJudiciary
HB 4615Relating generally to forfeiture of contrabandPendingJudiciary
HB 4617Clarifying where a charge of DUI may be brought against an individualPendingJudiciary
HB 4618Relating to the authority of the Division of Protective ServicesSigned


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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