Today in the Legislature

Friday, February 24, 2012 - 12:58 PM

Glenville State College Bluegrass Band Entertains House
Members of the House were treated to the sounds of the Glenville State College Bluegrass Band at the start of today's session. Following the performances, members presented a citation to the Chemical Valley Rollergirls for introducing a new activity to the Charleston area.

One House Resolution was adopted that will recognize the Blue Ridge Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, and the House also adopted five House Concurrent Resolutions.

There were six bills passed by the House with one bill completing legislation. Senate Bill 379 will now await the signature of Governor Tomblin, and will instate that the Board of Registered Professional Nurses designate certain treatment & recovery programs for licensees. The remaining bills passed included House Bill 4630, House Bill 2740, House Bill 4028, House Bill 4037, and House Bill 4530.

There were also six bills to advance to 3rd reading including House Bill 4322, which would add coyote and fox to the list of species in any color artificial light is permitted for hunting at night, and House Bill 4486, which relates to the disclosure of insurance coverage.

The House also read 11 bills on first reading. Among those was House Bill 4281, which would increase the rate of pay for the West Virginia State Police.

The following committees will meet today:
Judiciary 12:30 p.m. - 410M
Finance 1:30 p.m. - 460M

The House is in recess until 3 P.M.

This afternoon, the House met briefly to receive committee reports.

The House is adjourned until 11 a.m. Monday, February 27.

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