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Interim Committee Schedule and Agendas for: July 24 - 26, 2022

Sunday, July 24, 2022

Convene

Adjourn

Committee

Location

01:00 PM 02:00 PM Joint Commission on Economic Development House Judiciary

 

Sunday, July 24, 2022

1:00 PM

House Judiciary Committee Room 410-M

 

 

 

 

  1.        Call to Order

 

  1.        Roll Call

 

      3.       Approval of Minutes

 

  1.        Legislation Needed To Lure Small Companies To West Virginia That Want To Get

                 Out Of High Tax, High Regulation States ---

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             [HCR105 - Requesting the Joint Committee on Government and Finance study

economic policy strategies and incentives for drawing into West Virginia employers

employing 50 persons or less located in high tax, high regulation, anti-competitive

locations out of state]

 

          Mitch Carmichael, Secretary, West Virginia Department of Economic

          Development

 

       5.       Other Business

 

  1.        Announcements

 

  1.        Adjournment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*Agenda subject to change

01:00 PM 02:00 PM Post Audits Subcommittee Senate Finance

1. Call Meeting to Order.

2. Approval of June 12, 2022 Minutes.

3. Post Audit Division Report on Fairmont State University & Pierpont CTC
    Current Status of Separation - Presented by Randy Mays, Senior Auditor.

4. Post Audit Division Letter Report/Informational Update on Third-Party
    Towing - Presented by Adam Fridley, Audit Manager, CGAP.

5. Post Audit Division Report on the James “Tiger” Morton Catastrophic Illness
    Commission (JTMCIC) - Presented by Judy Strawderman, Audit Manager.

6. Adjourn.

02:00 PM 03:00 PM Agriculture and Rural Development Senate Judiciary
  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call
  3. Approval of June 14, 2022, Minutes  
  4. Presentation on Vet Tech Programs in West Virginia
  • Dr. Matthew Wilson, Associate Dean for Research, Associate Director of the Agriculture and Forestry Experiment Station, Professor of Reproductive Physiology, West Virginia University
  • Dr. Jean Meade, Owner, Cheat Lake Animal Hospital
  • Dr. Ami Smith, Interim Vice President for Research and Public Service, West Virginia State University
  • Joe Hatton, Deputy Commissioner, West Virginia Department of Agriculture
  1. Other Business
  2. Adjournment

02:00 PM 03:00 PM Select Committee on PEIA, Seniors and Long Term Care House Gov. Org.

1. Meeting called to order

 2. Roll Call

 3. Acceptance of minutes from June 12, 2022

 4. PEIA, Jason Haught, Director : PEIA Financial Board Meeting

 5.  WV Hospital Association - Jim Kaufman, CEO: PEIA rates

 6. Emergency Medical Services - Jody Ratliff, OEMS

 7. Other business

8. Adjournment

 

 

 

03:00 PM 05:00 PM Legislative Oversight Commission on Education Accountability Senate Finance
  1.        Call to order.
  2.        Roll call.
  3.        Approval of minutes from the meeting on June 12, 2022.
  4.        State Board of Education rules. Drew McClanahan, Director of Government Relations, WVDE.
    •          Policy 2445.40 – Instructional Resources.
    •          Policy 6200 – Planning of School Facilities.
  1.        Deaf and hard of hearing report (§16-1-20). Drew McClanahan, Director of Government Relations, WVDE.
  1.        Discipline report (§18-2-43). Drew McClanahan, Director of Government Relations, WVDE.
  1.        Update on Superintendent’s initiatives at WV Schools for the Deaf & Blind. W. Clayton Burch, West Virginia State Superintendent of Schools.
  1.        Other business.

       9.       Adjourn

03:00 PM 04:00 PM Joint Legislative Committee on Flooding Senate Judiciary
  1. Call to Order

 

  1. Roll Call

 

  1. Approval of June 12, 2022, Minutes

 

  1. Update on Workgroup on ARPA funds for demolition

 

  • Senator Baldwin.

 

  1. Update on status of remainder of $106 million MIT funds and HUD Housing Program

 

  • Jennifer Ferrell, Director, CAD Division, West Virginia Development Office

 

 

  1. Other Business

 

  1. Adjournment

05:00 PM 06:00 PM Joint Legislative Oversight Commission on Dept of Transportation Accountability Senate Judiciary

         I.            Meeting called to order

       II.            Roll call

     III.            Approval of minutes

    IV.            Secretary Jimmy Wriston, West Virginia Department of Transportation (“DOT”)

Presentation regarding general updates of DOT issues and commission concerns

      V.            Mr. Jeff Miller, Executive Director, West Virginia Parkways Authority

Presentation regarding toll booth back up issues on Turnpike

    VI.            Mr. Greg Bailey, Deputy State Highway Engineer, West Virginia Division of Highways

Presentation regarding outdoor advertising and agency status on updating and adding temporary signage and related issues along state right of ways

   VII.            Ms. Cindy Butler, Commissioner, West Virginia Multimodal Division

Presentation regarding issues of coal rail car shortages and backlog, and tools available to DOT and to help facilitate getting delays and rail car shortages remedied

 VIII.            Miscellaneous business

     IX.            Adjournment

06:00 PM 07:00 PM Naming Resolutions Subcommittee - RESCHEDULED Senate Judiciary

         I.            Meeting called to order

       II.            Roll call

     III.            General discussion and factual overview of issues relating to infrastructure naming and the associated legislative resolutions

    IV.            Miscellaneous business

      V.            Adjournment



Monday, July 25, 2022

Convene

Adjourn

Committee

Place

09:00 AM 11:00 AM Joint Standing Committee on Finance House Chamber

1.  Call to Order

 

2.  Roll Call

 

3.  Approval of Minutes

 

4.  Review of FY 2023 Budget Year Matters

     

      Dave Hardy, Cabinet Secretary, West Virginia Department of Revenue

 

      Mark Muchow, Deputy Secretary, West Virginia Department of Revenue

 

      Michael Cook, State Budget Director

 

5.  Review of Taxation of Ready to Drink Beverages

 

      Andy Deloney, Vice President of State Public Policy, Distilled Spirits Council

 

6.  Review of County Collection Data for Personal Property

 

      Chris Marr, West Virginia Association of Counties

 

7.  Other Business

 

8.  Announcements

 

9.  Adjournment 

09:00 AM 11:00 AM Joint Standing Committee on the Judiciary Senate Chamber

AGENDA*

Monday, July 25, 2022

9:00 A.M.

Senate Chamber

     I.        Call to order

    II.        Roll Call

  III.        Adoption of Minutes

  IV.        Presentation by the National Center for State Courts on the workload assessment model for the Magistrate Courts regarding recomputing the case weights using new case-based filing data to replace the previous court-based filing system; and, using Delphi panels of experienced judicial officers to review and adjust the newly computed case weights.

Justice John A. Hutchison, Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia;

Suzanne Tallarico from the National Center for State Courts

   V.        Other business

  VI.        Adjournment

 

01:00 PM 02:00 PM Forest Management Review Commission - CANCELLED Senate Finance
No Agenda Posted
01:00 PM 03:00 PM Joint Committee on Children and Families Senate Judiciary

West Virginia Legislature
Legislative Joint Committee on Children and Families

 

Agenda[*]

 

Monday, July 25, 2022
1:00pm – 3:00pm
Senate Judiciary Committee Room

         I.            Meeting called to order

       II.            Roll call

     III.            Approval of Minutes from December 7, 2021, January 9, 2022 and June 13, 2022

    IV.            Lisa Tackett, Director, Division of Court Services, West Virginia Supreme Court

Presentation regarding training requirements for West Virginia Guardians ad Litem, past training and challenges and opportunities for future training and reform of GAL program

      V.            Ashley Smith, Attorney at Law, Funkhouser & Smith, PLLC

Presentation regarding experience as a West Virginia Guardian ad Litem and perspectives and recommendations on training requirements and possible reform of GAL program

    VI.            Shanna Gray, State Executive Director, West Virginia CASA Association

Presentation regarding how CASA’s role mutually supports GALs in their function and how CASAs and GALs coordinate with one another

   VII.            Dr. Petra Deeter, Ph.D., founder of Victim to Hero Institute

Presentation (pre-recorded) regarding: (i) overview of parental alienation; (ii) recommendations on training requirements for GALs regarding parental alienation

 VIII.            Miscellaneous business

     IX.            Adjournment

                                                                                                                                    

 

[*] Agenda is subject to change at the discretion of the Chair.

03:00 PM 04:00 PM Commission on Special Investigations - CANCELLED Senate Finance
No Agenda Posted
03:00 PM 04:00 PM Select Committee on Infrastructure Senate Judiciary

         I.            Meeting called to order

       II.            Roll call

     III.            Approval of minutes

    IV.            Ms. Ann Urling, Deputy Chief of Staff, Office of Governor Justice

Presentation regarding overview of federal infrastructure funds and a breakdown of the expenditures of these funds for infrastructure projects throughout the state

      V.            Miscellaneous business

    VI.            Adjournment

04:00 PM 05:00 PM Joint Standing Committee on Pensions and Retirement - CANCELLED Senate Finance

1.  Call to Order

 

2.  Roll Call

 

3.  Approval of Minutes

 

4. Discussion of Retirement Benefits Enhancements

 

5. Other Business

 

6.  Announcements

 

7. Adjournment 

04:00 PM 05:00 PM Select Committee on Veterans' Affairs - CANCELLED Senate Judiciary

         I.            Meeting called to order

       II.            Roll call

     III.            Approval of minutes

    IV.            Secretary Ted Diaz, West Virginia Department of Veterans’ Assistance

Presentation regarding: (i) metrics on veteran homelessness and unemployed disabled veterans in West Virginia; (ii) veteran services currently available in WV for homeless vets; and (iii) federal and/or state funding available for these programs

      V.            Mr. Matthew Muller, Green Acres Regional Center, Inc.

Presentation regarding: (i) overall operation at Green Acres Regional d/b/a Lesage Natural; (ii) potential employment and housing opportunities at the Lesage facility for homeless/disabled vets; (iii) funding and facilities refurbishments necessary to place the housing and employment plan into operation for homeless/disabled vets

    VI.            Miscellaneous business

   VII.            Adjournment

05:00 PM 07:00 PM Joint Committee on Government Operations - JOINT MEETING - CANCELLED House Chamber
  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call
  3. Approval of June 13, 2022, Minutes     
  4. West Virginia Purchasing Division: Presentation on the practical effects HB4499 had on Purchasing and to discuss what steps may need implemented through Code to streamline the process by James Meadows, General Counsel, West Virginia Purchasing Division and Frank Whittaker, Assistant Director, Acquisition and Contract Administration Section of the West Virginia Purchasing Division.
  5. Reports presented by Performance Evaluation & Research Division (PERD):
  • Board of Medicine – Brandon Burton, Research Manager
  • Board of Pharmacy – John Sylvia, Director

       6. Other Business

       7. Adjournment

 

05:00 PM 07:00 PM Joint Standing Committee on Education Senate Chamber
  1.        Call to order
  1.        Roll call
  1.        Approval of the Minutes from Monday, June 13, 2022
  1.        Presentation by The Drone Boyz, from Hamlin PK-8
  1.        Competency in literacy and math by 3rd grade
  •          Kymyona Burk, Senior Policy Fellow, ExcelinEd (Literacy)
  •          Siri Smillie, Senior Policy Director, ECS (Math)
  1.        Addressing professional and paraprofessional shortage
  •          Dr. Carla Warren, Director of Educator Development and Support, WVDE
  1.        Programs to enhance math skills beyond 3rd grade
  •          Morgan Chittum, Vice President, Algebra Nation

      8.  Other Business

      9. Adjournment

05:00 PM 07:00 PM Joint Standing Committee on Government Organization - JOINT MEETING - CANCELLED House Chamber
  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call
  3. Approval of June 13, 2022, Minutes     
  4. West Virginia Purchasing Division: Presentation on the practical effects HB4499 had on Purchasing and to discuss what steps may need implemented through Code to streamline the process by James Meadows, General Counsel, West Virginia Purchasing Division and Frank Whittaker, Assistant Director, Acquisition and Contract Administration Section of the West Virginia Purchasing Division.
  5. Reports presented by Performance Evaluation & Research Division (PERD):
  • Board of Medicine – Brandon Burton, Research Manager
  • Board of Pharmacy – John Sylvia, Director

       6. Other Business

       7. Adjournment



Tuesday, July 26, 2022

Convene

Adjourn

Committee

Place

09:00 AM 11:00 AM Joint Committee on Health House Gov. Org.

1.Meeting Called to Order

2. Silent Roll Call

3. Acceptance of Minutes from June 13, 2022

4. Discussion of the State Health Performance Scorecard: The Common Wealth Fund –

                              David Radley, Senior Scientist, Tracking Health Systems Performance

                              Sara Collins, Ph.D., Vice President, Health Care Coverage and Access

                             Jesse Baumgartner, M.P.H., Senior Research Associate, Health Care Coverage and Access & Tracking Health System Performance

 5.Cindy Beane, Commissioner,  West Virginia Bureau for Medical Services: Dental Benefit Update

 Presentations by House of Delegates Summer Law Clerks

5.Victoria Sullivan – Discussion of Non-Compete Clause and Employment Contracts

6.Alex Leroy – Discussion of Prior Authorization

7. Other Business

 8.Adjournment

 

12:00 PM 01:00 PM Naming Resolutions Subcommittee - Department of Transportation Accountability Commission Senate Judiciary
No Agenda Posted
01:00 PM 02:00 PM Labor and Worker Safety Issues House Judiciary

1. Call to Order

2. Roll Call

3. Approval of December 5, 2021, Minutes

4. Herbert Hoover High School Career and Technical Education (CTE): Principal Mike Kelley; CTE Instructor (Wood Shop) Tim Meyer; CTE Intstructor (Robotics and Computer Science) Jared Raynes; and, CTE Intstructor (Marketing) Amy Layne.

5. Other Business

6. Adjournment

02:00 PM 03:00 PM Legislative Oversight Committee on Regional Jail and Correctional Facility Authority Senate Judiciary
  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call
  3. Approval of minutes - June 13, 2022
  4. Presentation by WV DCR on recent legislative initiatives & implementation
  5. Update on per diem jail fee working group
  6. Other business
  7. Adjournment

02:00 PM 04:00 PM Joint Committee on Government and Finance Senate Finance

 

  1. Approval of May 22, 2022, minutes:
  1. Committee Reports/Requests
  1. Monthly/Quarterly Reports Received

 

Roads to Prosperity  

            (Jimmy Wriston, Cabinet Secretary, Department of Transportation)

 

Broadband Update

            (Mitch Carmichael, Secretary, Department of Economic Development)

 

General Revenue & Federal Funds

            (Mark Muchow, Deputy Secretary, West Virginia Department of Revenue)

 

Department of Health & Human Resources

 

  • Integrated Eligibility System

            (Justin Davis, Assistant to the Cabinet Secretary)

             

  • All Payer Claims Database

           (Cindy Beane, Commissioner, Bureau for Medical Services)

           (Shaun Charles, Chief Information Officer, DHHR)

 

  • Vital Statistics

           (Ayne Amjad, Commissioner, Bureau for Public Health)

 

Board of Treasury Report Distribution

 

  1. Other Business
  1. Adjournment

 

04:00 PM 06:00 PM Joint Committee on Natural Gas Development - JOINT MEETING House Chamber

Call to Order

Roll Call

Approval of Minutes

Presentation by Representatives of PJM Interconnection regarding operation of electric power regional transmission system:

  1. Lori Murphy Lee, Manager, Regulatory and Legislative Affairs, PJM Interconnection
  2. Tim Burdis, Sr. Manager, State Policy Solutions, PJM Interconnection

Other Business

Adjournment

04:00 PM 06:00 PM Joint Standing Committee on Energy - JOINT MEETING House Chamber

Call to Order

Roll Call

Approval of Minutes

Presentation by Representatives of PJM Interconnection regarding operation of electric power regional transmission system:

  1. Lori Murphy Lee, Manager, Regulatory and Legislative Affairs, PJM Interconnection
  2. Tim Burdis, Sr. Manager, State Policy Solutions, PJM Interconnection

Other Business

Adjournment

04:00 PM 06:00 PM Legislative Oversight Commission on Health and Human Resources Accountability Senate Finance

1.Meeting Called to Order

 2. Silent Roll Call

 3. Approval of Minutes from June 14, 2022

 4. Bureau for Behavioral Health and Office of Inspector General to address their supplementary meeting responses to the last LOCHHRA meeting:

             Office of Inspector General, Tina Wiseman

              The Bureau for Public Health -  Dr. Ayne Amjad, Commissioner and State Health Officer

               Shevona Lusk, Pat Ryan, Michelle Markovich and  Dr. Colleen M. Lillard, DHHR's Statewide Forensic Clinical Director:

              to address compliance with SB 702

 

5. Mark Drennan, Executive Director of West Virginia Behavioral Healthcare Providers Association: Medical Clearance

 6.Other Business

 7. Adjournment

 

 



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