Today in the Legislature

Monday, May 19, 2014 - 01:21 PM

West Virginia Legislature Begins 2nd Extraordinary Session of 2014


The Senate convened briefly this evening and suspended the consistutional rules requiring a bill be read on three seperate days to pass Senate Bill 2003, which would supplement and amend Title II Appropriations from the State Excess Lottery Revenue Fund, and Senate Bill 2004, which authorizes the transfer of up to $4.7 million to the Courtesy Patrol Fund according to the expenditure schedule set by the Budget Office. 

The Senate also recieved the committee report for Senate Bill 2005, which relates to the application of minimum wage and maximum hour standards.

The House convened shortly after the Senate adjourned to read Senate Bill 2003 and Senate Bill 2004 a first time.

The House will reconvene tomorrow at 11:30 a.m.

The Senate will reconvene tomorrow at Noon.


At Noon, the House of Delegates and state Senate were called into Extraordinary Session by Proclamation of the Governor. Each body introduced five bills for consideration during this session. 

The legislation under consideration was introduced in the Senate and referred to the respectives Senate Committees to continue discussion while in the House of Delegates, each bill was read a first time.  Then, House Bill 201, House Bill 204 and House Bill 205, were referred to the House Finance Committee.

 The Senate will reconvene today at 4 p.m.

The House will reconvene today at 4:30 p.m.


The Following Senate Committees will meet today:

Senate Finance in room 451 M at 3 p.m.

Senate Judiciary in room 208 W at 3 p.m.


The following House Committees will meet today:

House Finance in room 460 M at 1:15 p.m.





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