Today in the Legislature

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 - 01:15 PM

House Recognizes 41st Anniversary of Buffalo Creek Disaster
Today in the House, House Resolution 12 was adopted deeming today “Community Action Day” and three citations were presented to groups recognizing the work done by the “Our Children, Our Future” Campaign to end childhood poverty, the Wahama High School football team on being single A state champions and recognizing the 41st anniversary of the Buffalo Creek disaster.

The House also moved, House Bill 2477,which would allow certain auxiliary lighting on motorocycles, to second reading.

House Bill 2505,which would increase civil penalties for pipeline safety violations and would make West Virginia law consistent with federal standards, was read for the first time. This is a governor's bill in response to the Sissionville pipeline explosion.

Committees Meeting Today:

House Government & Organization 2:00 p.m. in 215E
House Finance Committee 2:00 p.m. in 460M
House Judiciary Committee 2:00 p.m. in 410M
Joint Judiciary Committee 3:00 p.m. in House Chamber
House Education Committee 3:00 p.m in 434M

Committees Meeting Tomorrow:

House Agriculture Committee 8:15 a.m. 215E
House Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security Committee 9:15 a.m in 460M
House Pensions and Retirement Committee 10:00 a.m. in 460M
House Banking and Insurance Committee 10:00 a.m in 215E
House Energy, Industry & Mining Committee 1:00 p.m. in 460M
House Political Subdivisions Committee 1:00 p.m. in 215E
House Constitutional Review Committee 2:00 p.m. in 410M
House Roads and Transportation Committee 2:00 p.m. in 215E
House Senior Citizens Issues Committee 3:00 p.m. 215E
House Health and Human Resources Committee 4:00 p.m. in 215E

The House will reconvene tomorrow at 11:00 a.m.

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