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Charles S. Trump IV (R - Morgan, 15)


Capitol Office:
Room 210W, Building 1
State Capitol Complex
Charleston, WV 25305
Capitol Phone: (304) 357-7880

171 S. Washington Street
Berkeley Springs, WV 25411
District Phone: (304) 258-5133

Charles S. Trump Biography

Date of Birth: October 3rd, 1960

Education: A. B., Princeton University; J. D., West Virginia University College of Law

Occupation: Attorney

Spouse: Susan Keller Johnston

Children: Charles Samuel V, Rebecca Loftus and Michael Johnston

Parents: C. Samuel III and Mary Lou Trump

Religion: Episcopal

Town of Birth: Winchester, VA


CHAIR: Judiciary

CHAIR: Judiciary
Economic Development and Tourism
Government and Finance
Interstate Cooperation
Special Investigations
Water Resources

DISTRICT 15 (2020 Districts)

District Counties: Hampshire, Morgan, Berkeley (part)



Senator Trump was the Lead Sponsor of 52 bills
SJR 6Homestead Exemption for Disabled Veterans AmendmentPendingJudiciary
SB 60Relating to tax on income of nonresidents from natural resources royalty paymentsPendingAgriculture
SB 126Reorganizing DHHRPendingHealth and Human Resources
SB 136Requiring persons convicted of certain offenses to undergo psychological or psychiatric testing and have treatment plan to be eligible for probationSigned
SB 137Clarifying offenses of kidnapping and unlawful restraintPendingJudiciary
SB 141Adding Division of Corrections and Rehabilitation employees working at certain institutions to WV Emergency Responders Survivor Benefits ActPendingFinance
SB 142Modifying procedures to settle estates of decedentsSigned
SB 146Modifying regulations of peer-to-peer car sharing programSigned
SB 158Prohibiting person under age of 18 from entering into marriagePendingJudiciary
SB 159Relating to treatment of persistent symptoms of hypothyroidismPendingHealth and Human Resources
SB 160WV Rail Trails ProgramPending
SB 172Increasing number of members on WV Parole BoardPendingFinance
SB 176Allowing Tax Commissioner to process certain early refundsPending
SB 177Increasing minimum salaries for Bureau for Child Support Enforcement attorneysPendingFinance
SB 179Relating to controlled substances schedulePendingHealth and Human Resources
SB 180Relating to number of state troopers in countyPending
SB 188Grid Stabilization and Security Act of 2023Signed
SB 191Relating to liability for payment of court costs as condition of pretrial diversion agreementSigned
SB 192Relating to Uniform Real Property Transfer on Death ActPendingJudiciary
SB 194Relating to general provisions concerning crimesPendingJudiciary
SB 197Creating Paid Parental Leave Pilot ProgramPendingJudiciary
SB 203Modifying minimum requirements for motor vehicle alcohol and drug test and lock systemsPendingJudiciary
SB 204Increasing salary for teachers with less than eight years of experiencePendingFinance
SB 209Permitting resident individuals to deduct medical expenses not reimbursed by insurance policyPendingFinance
SB 232Creating study group to make recommendations regarding diversion of persons with disabilities from criminal justice systemSigned
SB 258Eliminating ceiling on fair market value of consumer goods and permitting dealer to require security depositSigned
SB 271Modifying approval process requirements for First Responders Honor BoardSigned
SB 273Relating to allocation of child protective workers in counties based upon population of countySigned
SB 275Adding State Fire Marshals to statute included with law enforcement and first responders that receive information on school safety requirementsSigned
SB 276Awarding service weapon of retiring State Fire MarshalSigned
SB 298Relating to non-federally declared emergencies and non-states of emergencySigned
SB 300Relating to law-enforcement training and certificationSigned
SB 495Providing correctional institutions and juvenile facilities video and audio records be confidentialSigned
SB 496Allowing tax pass through entities to pay state and local taxes at entity levelPendingFinance
SB 497Repealing common law rule against perpetuities by extending it to 1,000 years for trustPendingJudiciary
SB 498Relating to employee jury service tax creditPendingFinance
SB 527Allowing family members of military personnel access to discharge recordsSigned
SB 534Relating to nonintoxicating beer, nonintoxicating craft beer, cider, wine, and liquor license requirementsSigned
SB 540Creating misdemeanor offense of willfully urinating or defecating in publicPendingJudiciary
SB 559Relating to spousal privilegePending
SB 560Limiting recovery on claims for abuse to secure financial solvency of public and private school systemPendingJudiciary
SB 563Providing whistleblower protections to healthcare workers who report unsafe patient carePendingHealth and Human Resources
SB 568Relating to Dangerousness Assessment Advisory BoardSigned
SB 582Amending provisions of WV Public Employees Retirement ActPendingFinance
SB 608Correcting list of items which are considered deadly weaponsSigned
SB 620Increasing maximum number of registered voters per precinct and distance between polling placesPendingJudiciary
SB 647Relating to substantiation of abuse and neglect allegationsSigned
SB 653Allowing group of affiliated voters to become recognized political partyPendingJudiciary
SB 659Clarifying juvenile competency determination process extends to status offendersPendingJudiciary
SB 674Providing statutory recognition and appointment of board members for WV First FoundationSigned
SB 678Adding appropriations to DHHR, Division of Human ServicesSigned
SB 700Transferring Division of Personnel duties to individual agenciesPending

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