Today in the Legislature

Thursday, March 01, 2012 - 12:52 PM

Retiring House Doorman John A. Roberts Honored in Session
The House opened today's floor session with House Resolution 34, which honored and paid tribute to the House of Delegates Doorkeeper John A. Roberts. The resolution was given upon notice he will retire upon the conclusion of session this year. Roberts became an employee of the West Virginia House of Delegates in 1982, where he was assigned to the House Documents Room. He later became an Assistant Doorkeeper and was elected as Chief Doorkeeper of the House on February 7, 1996. He has been reelected to that position for eight successive terms.

Additionally, House Resolution 26 was adopted and established to designated March 1 as Crime Victims Day.

Five bills, including Senate Bill 100, which relates to fees collected by circuit court clerks, and Senate Bill 429, which relates to motor vehicle classifications, were read and advanced to third reading.

Four bills, including Senate Bill 437, which would conform election complaint procedure statutes to federal code, and Senate Bill 214, which involves clarifying sunrise review requirements for established, revision or expansion of professional scope of practice, were on first reading and advanced.

The following meetings will be held this afternoon:
Energy, Industry, Labor/ Economic Development and Small Business- 1 p.m.- 460M
Roads and Transportation- 2 p.m.- 215E
Health and Human Resources- 4 p.m.- 215E

The House is in recess until 5:30 p.m. today.


The House briefly met this afternoon following a recess in order to receive committee reports.

The following meetings will be held tomorrow morning:
Judiciary 9 a.m. - 401M
Government Organization 9 a.m. - 215E
Education 9 a.m. - 434MW
Finance 9:30 a.m. - 460M

The House is adjourned untill 11 a.m. tomorrow.

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