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Geoff Foster (R - Putnam, 15)





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geoff.foster@wvhouse.gov

Capitol Office:
Room 211E, Building 1
State Capitol Complex
Charleston, WV 25305
Capitol Phone: (304) 340-3121

District:
10 Hawthorne Street
Winfield, WV 25213
District Phone: (304) 561-4229

COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS

VICE CHAIR: Government Organization
House Rules
Political Subdivisions
Workforce Development

INTERIM COMMITTEES:


DISTRICT 15


District Counties: Putnam (part)

 

SPONSORED LEGISLATION, 2021

Delegate Foster was the Lead Sponsor of 180 bills
BillTitleStatusCommittee
HB 2008Amending requirements for licensure relating to elevator mechanics, crane operators, HVAC, electricians, and plumbersSigned
HB 2009Relating to limitations on the use of wages and agency shop fees by employers and labor organizations for political activitiesSigned
HB 2294Removing the requirement for contractors to file payroll information on public improvement construction projectsPending
HB 2295Relating to pecuniary interests of county and district officers, teachers and school officials in contractsPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2296West Virginia Contractor Licensing ActPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2297Limiting the maximum number of appointees to certain county and municipal bodiesPendingPolitical Subdivisions
HB 2298Requiring a warning light to be erected on certain roads to warn of a traffic light aheadPending
HB 2299Clarifying that a vehicle may not be backed into a public street or highway unless it does not interfere with other trafficPending
HB 2300Including Family Court Judges in the Judges' Retirement SystemPendingPensions and Retirement
HB 2301Repealing the soft drink taxPendingFinance
HB 2302Establishing that shared legal and physical custody of a child in cases of divorce is presumed to be in the best interests of the childPendingSenior Citizen Issues
HB 2310Relating to death penalty for first degree murderPendingJudiciary
HB 2311Requiring prescriptions be made by electronic meansPendingJudiciary
HB 2312Ensuring that legal or biological parents have equal access to any and all copies of birth registry formsPendingHealth and Human Resources
HB 2313Reducing the number of hours of experience needed to qualify as a journeyman sprinkler fitterPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2314Relating to teacher salary enhancementPendingEducation
HB 2315Relating to PROMISE Scholarship Program requirementsPendingEducation
HB 2316Allowing access to the Department of Environmental Protection’s electronic submission systemPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2317Requiring the Department of Health and Human resources to pay the attorney fees of an adoptive parent in a subsidized adoptionPendingHealth and Human Resources
HB 2318Repealing the West Virginia Jobs ActPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2319Prohibiting the regulation and licensing of occupations by local governmentPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2320Relating to mandatory drug testing of all classes of employees in K through 12 schoolsPendingEducation
HB 2324Relating to charging fees for municipal servicesPendingPolitical Subdivisions
HB 2325Removing the requirement of continuing education for barbers and cosmetologistsPending
HB 2326Exempting from licensure as an electrician a person who installs low voltage electrical wiringPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2327Repealing the law which makes prime contractors liable for the failure of subcontractors to make proper payments for workers’ compensationPending
HB 2328Relating to criminal trespassPendingJudiciary
HB 2329Relating to net meteringPending
HB 2330Relating to the Public Service CommissionPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2331Requiring contractors performing work for government contracts on computers use software to verify the hoursPending
HB 2332Terminating the State Board of Registration of ForestersPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2333Restricting the authority of the Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists to regulate the use of commonly available, retail beauty productsPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2334Requiring certain boards that seek to increase a fee or seek to impose a new fee to also submit cost saving measuresPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2335Increasing the minimum criminal penalty for a driver who, in an impaired state, causes the death of a minorPendingJudiciary
HB 2347Relating to licensure qualificationsPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2349Authorizing a medical power of attorney representative to sign a binding arbitration agreementPendingJudiciary
HB 2363Relating to “Best Interests of the Child Protection Act of 2021”PASS
HB 2366Requiring agencies who have approved a proposed rule that affects fees or other special revenues to provide to the committee a fiscal note Pending
HB 2367Creating the Homeschool Credential Recognition ActPendingEducation
HB 2382Authorizing the Department of Environmental Protection to promulgate a legislative rule relating to ambient air quality standardsSigned
HB 2383Authorizing the Department of Environmental Protection to promulgate a legislative rule relating to standards of performance for new stationary sourcesPendingJudiciary
HB 2384Authorizing the Department of Environmental Protection to promulgate a legislative rule relating to control of air pollution from combustion of solid wastePendingJudiciary
HB 2385Authorizing the Department of Environmental Protection to promulgate a legislative rule relating to control of air pollution from municipal solid waste landfillsPendingJudiciary
HB 2386Authorizing the Department of Environmental Protection to promulgate a legislative rule relating to acid rain provisions and permitsPendingJudiciary
HB 2387Authorizing the Department of Environmental Protection to promulgate a legislative rule relating to emission standards for hazardous air pollutantsPendingJudiciary
HB 2388Authorizing the Department of Environmental Protection to promulgate a legislative rule relating to control of greenhouse gas emissions from existing coal-fired electric utility generating unitsPendingJudiciary
HB 2389Authorizing the Department of Environmental Protection to promulgate a legislative rule relating to requirements governing water quality standardsPendingJudiciary
HB 2390Authorizing the Department of Environmental Protection to promulgate a legislative rule relating to hazardous waste management systemPendingJudiciary
HB 2391Authorizing the Department of Environmental Protection to promulgate a legislative rule relating to voluntary remediation and redevelopment rulePendingJudiciary
HB 2392Authorizing the Department of Commerce to promulgate a legislative rule relating to tourism development districtsPendingJudiciary
HB 2393Authorizing the Division of Labor to promulgate a legislative rule relating to high pressure steam boiler and forced flow steam generator requirementsPendingJudiciary
HB 2394Authorizing the Office of Miners' Health, Safety, and Training to promulgate a legislative rule relating to rule governing the submission and approval of a comprehensive mine safety program for coal mining operations in the State of West VirginiaPendingJudiciary
HB 2395Authorizing the Division of Natural Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Cabwaylingo State Forest trail system two year pilot program permitting ATV’s and ORV’sPendingJudiciary
HB 2396Authorizing the Division of Natural Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to defining the terms used in all hunting and trappingPendingJudiciary
HB 2397Authorizing the Division of Natural Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to deer hunting rulePendingJudiciary
HB 2398Authorizing the Division of Natural Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to special migratory game bird huntingPendingJudiciary
HB 2399Authorizing the Division of Natural Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to special waterfowl huntingPendingJudiciary
HB 2400Authorizing the Department of Transportation to promulgate legislative rulesSigned
HB 2401Authorizing the Division of Motor Vehicles to promulgate a legislative rule relating to examination and issuance of driver’s licensePendingJudiciary
HB 2402Authorizing the Division of Motor Vehicles to promulgate a legislative rule relating to denial, suspension, revocation, disqualification, restriction, non-renewal, cancellation, administrative appeals and reinstatement of driving privilegesPendingJudiciary
HB 2403Authorizing the Division of Motor Vehicles to promulgate a legislative rule relating to compulsory motor vehicle liability insurancePendingJudiciary
HB 2404Authorizing the Division of Motor Vehicles to promulgate a legislative rule relating to special purpose vehiclesPendingJudiciary
HB 2405Authorizing the Alcohol Beverage Control Commission to promulgate a legislative rule relating to private club licensingPendingJudiciary
HB 2406Authorizing the Alcohol Beverage Control Commission to promulgate a legislative rule relating to distilleries, mini-distilleries, and micro-distilleriesPendingJudiciary
HB 2407Authorizing the Division of Financial Institutions to promulgate a legislative rule relating to rule pertaining to the fintech regulatory sandboxPendingJudiciary
HB 2408Authorizing the Insurance Commissioner to promulgate a legislative rule relating to fingerprinting requirements for applicants for insurance producer and insurance adjuster licensePendingJudiciary
HB 2409Authorizing the Insurance Commissioner to promulgate a legislative rule relating to insurance adjustersPendingJudiciary
HB 2410Authorizing the Insurance Commissioner to promulgate a legislative rule relating to credit for reinsurancePendingJudiciary
HB 2411Authorizing the Insurance Commissioner to promulgate a legislative rule relating to continuing education for individual insurance producers and individual insurance adjustersPendingJudiciary
HB 2412Authorizing the Insurance Commissioner to promulgate a legislative rule relating to mental health parityPendingJudiciary
HB 2413Authorizing the Insurance Commissioner to promulgate a legislative rule relating to health benefit plan network access and adequacyPendingJudiciary
HB 2414Authorizing the Municipal Pensions Oversight Board to promulgate a legislative rule relating to exempt purchasingPendingJudiciary
HB 2415Authorizing the Racing Commission to promulgate a legislative rule relating to thoroughbred racingPendingJudiciary
HB 2416Authorizing the Racing Commission to promulgate a legislative rule relating to greyhound racingPendingJudiciary
HB 2417Authorizing the Racing Commission to promulgate a legislative rule relating to advance deposit account wageringPendingJudiciary
HB 2418Authorizing the Lottery Commission to promulgate a legislative rule relating to West Virginia lottery interactive wagering rulePendingJudiciary
HB 2419Authorizing the State Tax Department to promulgate a legislative rule relating to tax credit for providing vehicles to low-income workersPendingJudiciary
HB 2420Authorizing the State Tax Department to promulgate a legislative rule relating to downstream natural gas manufacturing investment tax creditPendingJudiciary
HB 2421Authorizing the State Tax Department to promulgate a legislative rule relating to high-wage growth business tax creditPendingJudiciary
HB 2422Authorizing the Department of Administration to promulgate a legislative rule relating to purchasingPendingJudiciary
HB 2423Authorizing the State Board of Risk and Insurance Management to promulgate a legislative rule relating to mine subsidence insurancePendingJudiciary
HB 2424Authorizing the State Board of Risk and Insurance Management to promulgate a legislative rule relating to public entities insurance programPendingJudiciary
HB 2425Authorizing the State Board of Risk and Insurance Management to promulgate a legislative rule relating to procedures for providing written notification of claims of potential liability to the state or its employeesPendingJudiciary
HB 2426Authorizing the Division of Rehabilitation Services to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Ron Yost Personal Assistance Services Act BoardPendingJudiciary
HB 2427Authorizing the Department of Health and Human Resources to promulgate legislative rulesPASS
HB 2428Authorizing the Department of Health and Human Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to hospital licensurePendingGovernment Organization
HB 2429Authorizing the Department of Health and Human Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to nursing home licensurePendingGovernment Organization
HB 2430Authorizing the Department of Health and Human Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to lead abatement licensingPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2431Authorizing the Department of Health and Human Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to emergency medical servicesPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2432Authorizing the Department of Health and Human Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to client rights at state-operated mental health facilitiesPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2433Authorizing the Department of Health and Human Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to delegation of medication administration and health maintenance tasks to approved medication assistive personnelPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2434Authorizing the Department of Health and Human Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to public health standards for businesses remaining open during the COVID-19 outbreakPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2435Authorizing the Department of Health and Human Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to diabetes self-management educationPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2436Authorizing the Department of Health and Human Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to West Virginia clearance for access, registry, and employment screeningPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2437Authorizing the Department of Health and Human Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to recovery residence certification and accreditation programPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2438Authorizing the Department of Health and Human Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to child placing agencies licensurePendingGovernment Organization
HB 2439Authorizing the Department of Health and Human Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to minimum licensing requirements for residential child care and treatment facilities for children and transitioning adults and vulnerable and transitioning youth group homes and programs in West VirginiaPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2440Authorizing the Department of Health and Human Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to procedure to contest the substantiation of child abuse or neglectPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2441Authorizing the Health Care Authority to promulgate a legislative rule relating to exemption from certificate of needPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2442Authorizing the Fire Commission to promulgate a legislative rule relating to standards for the certification and continuing education of municipal, county, and other public sector building code officials, building code inspectors, and plans examinersPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2443Authorizing the Fire Marshal to promulgate a legislative rule relating to standards for the certification and continuing education municipal, county, and other public sector building code officials, building code inspectors, and plans examinersPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2444Authorizing the State Emergency Response Commission to promulgate a legislative rule relating to emergency planning and community right to knowPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2445Authorizing the State Emergency Response Commission to promulgate a legislative rule relating to emergency planning grant programPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2446Authorizing the Commissioner of Agriculture to promulgate a legislative rule relating to animal disease controlPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2447Authorizing the Commissioner of Agriculture to promulgate a legislative rule relating to West Virginia Seed LawPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2448Authorizing the Commissioner of Agriculture to promulgate a legislative rule relating to inspection of meat and poultryPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2449Authorizing the Commissioner of Agriculture to promulgate a legislative rule relating to poultry litter and manure movement into primary poultry breeder rearing areasPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2450Authorizing the Commissioner of Agriculture to promulgate a legislative rule relating to seed certification programPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2451Authorizing the Commissioner of Agriculture to promulgate a legislative rule relating to WV exempted dairy farms and milk and milk products processing rulesPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2452Authorizing the Auditor to promulgate a legislative rule relating to standards for requisitions for payment issued by State Officers on the AuditorPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2453Authorizing the Board of Funeral Service Examiners to promulgate a legislative rule relating to funeral director, embalmer, apprentice, courtesy card holders and funeral establishment requirementsPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2454Authorizing the Board of Funeral Service Examiners to promulgate a legislative rule relating to crematory requirementsPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2455Authorizing the Board of Funeral Service Examiners to promulgate a legislative rule relating to fee schedulePendingGovernment Organization
HB 2456Authorizing the Board of Hearing Aid Dealers to promulgate a legislative rule relating to rule governing the West Virginia Board of Hearing Aid DealersPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2457Authorizing the Board of Landscape Architects to promulgate a legislative rule relating to registration of landscape architectsPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2458Authorizing the Board of Landscape Architects to promulgate a legislative rule relating to application for waiver of initial licensing fees for certain individualsPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2459Authorizing the Livestock Care Standards Board to promulgate a legislative rule relating to livestock care standardsPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2460Authorizing the Board of Medicine to promulgate a legislative rule relating to registration to practice during declared state of emergencyPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2461Authorizing the Board of Occupational Therapy to promulgate a legislative rule relating to telehealth practice; requirements, definitionsPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2462Authorizing the Board of Osteopathic Medicine to promulgate a legislative rule relating to licensing procedures for osteopathic physiciansPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2463Authorizing the Board of Osteopathic Medicine to promulgate a legislative rule relating to emergency temporary permits to practice during states of emergency or states of preparednessPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2464Authorizing the Board of Pharmacy to promulgate a legislative rule relating to licensure and practice of pharmacyPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2465Authorizing the Board of Pharmacy to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Uniform Controlled Substances ActPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2466Authorizing the Board of Pharmacy to promulgate a legislative rule relating to board of pharmacy rules for continuing education for licensure of pharmacistsPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2467Authorizing the Board of Pharmacy to promulgate a legislative rule relating to licensure of wholesale drug distributors, third party logistics providers, and manufacturersPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2468Authorizing the Board of Pharmacy to promulgate a legislative rule relating to controlled substances monitoring programPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2469Authorizing the Board of Pharmacy to promulgate a legislative rule relating to board of pharmacy rules for immunizations administered by pharmacists and pharmacy internsPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2470Authorizing the Board of Physical Therapy to promulgate a legislative rule relating to general provisions for physical therapist and physical therapist assistantsPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2471Authorizing the Board of Physical Therapy to promulgate a legislative rule relating to fees for physical therapist and physical therapist assistantsPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2472Authorizing the Board of Physical Therapy to promulgate a legislative rule relating to general provisions for athletic trainersPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2473Authorizing the Board of Physical Therapy to promulgate a legislative rule relating to fees for athletic trainersPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2474Authorizing the Board of Professional Surveyors to promulgate a legislative rule relating to examination and licensing of professional surveyors in West VirginiaPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2475Authorizing the Real Estate Commission to promulgate a legislative rule relating to licensing real estate brokers, associate brokers, and salespersons and the conduct of brokerage businessPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2476Authorizing the Board of Respiratory Care to promulgate a legislative rule relating to criteria for licensurePendingGovernment Organization
HB 2477Authorizing the Secretary of State to promulgate a legislative rule relating to loan and grant programs under the Help America Vote Act (HAVA) for the purchase of voting equipment, election systems, software, services and upgradesPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2478Authorizing the Secretary of State to promulgate a legislative rule relating to guidelines and standards for electronic notarizationPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2479Authorizing the Bureau of Senior Services to promulgate a legislative rule relating to shared table initiative for senior citizensPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2480Relating to state boards of examination or registrationPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2481Removing and modifying certain requirements for employers relating to wages for construction of public improvementsPending
HB 2482Clarifying that municipalities may enact ordinances for rates, fees, and charges based upon actual use of servicesPendingJudiciary
HB 2483Relating to preventing compensatory damage awards for medical expenses from including certain sumsPendingJudiciary
HB 2488Relating to an occupational limited licensePending
HB 2489The Genealogical Record Integrity Act of 2020PendingJudiciary
HB 2491Expanding the eligibility requirements for private investigator and security guard licensurePendingGovernment Organization
HB 2500Create an act for Statewide Uniformity for Auxiliary Container RegulationsPending
HB 2510The Parenting Fairness Act of 2021PendingJudiciary
HB 2511Relating generally to hunting and fishingPendingAgriculture and Natural Resources
HB 2513Relating generally to repealing certain rulesPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2516Altering the definition of a specialty contractor under the West Virginia Contractor Licensing ActPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2517Removing marijuana as a tested substance from the screening requirementsPending
HB 2530Clarifying the definition of an employee for the purposes of unemployment compensation and workers' compensationPending
HB 2576Creating the Virtual Public Schools ActPendingEducation
HB 2577Create the Statewide Online Education ActPendingEducation
HB 2578Create the Multi-Door Courthouse ActPendingJudiciary
HB 2579Create the Volunteer Immunity and Charitable Organization Liability Limit ActPendingJudiciary
HB 2715Creating a State Central Legal Advertising WebsitePendingJudiciary
HB 2777Repeal municipal amusement taxPendingFinance
HB 2778Create the Education Tax CreditPendingFinance
HB 2780Repeal municipal license and tax when state license requiredPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2781To create the Occupational Licensing Legal Fund in the State Treasury PendingJudiciary
HB 2782Repeal domestic animal taxPendingFinance
HB 2851Relating to sunset provisions of legislative rulesPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2866Establishing the Municipal Home Rule ProgramPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2883To ensure that the WV Judiciary remains neutral and detached in matters related to allocation of custodial responsibility and decision-making responsibility of childrenPendingSenior Citizen Issues
HB 2907Prohibiting political subdivisions from enacting certain ordinances, regulations, local policies, local resolutions, or other legal requirementsPendingPolitical Subdivisions
HB 2908Relating to disclosure of information by online marketplaces to inform consumersPendingJudiciary
HB 2909Updating the criteria used when assessing an application for a new license or other government regulation relating to occupational and professional regulationPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2910To modify the allowable number of magistrate judges per countyPendingJudiciary
HB 2911Relating to eligibility verification for applicants for public assistancePendingSenior Citizen Issues
HB 2931Relating to standardizing the criteria for awarding spousal supportPendingJudiciary
HB 2951Repeal of authority granted to municipalities to levy business and occupation or privilege taxPendingFinance
HB 2952Ensure that persons appointed as guardians ad litem in divorce and child custody and parenting cases are properly trained in certified courses of instruction with curricula grounded in the social science bases for determining the best interests of the childPendingJudiciary
HB 2960Eliminating the requirement that the Treasurer publish a full list of unclaimed property in newspapers, and instead require online databasePendingGovernment Organization
HB 3052Creating the Interstate Mobility and Universal-Recognition Occupational Licensing Act (the Freedom to Travel Act)PendingGovernment Organization
HB 3053Relating to requirements for a registered veterinary nursePendingAgriculture and Natural Resources
HB 3058Relating to the General Revenue FundPendingFinance
HB 3138To update the requirements of the state director of health to quarantine and enforce regulations in a specific place PendingHealth and Human Resources
HB 3205Relating to medical marijuanaPending
HB 3248Eliminating the food handler examination and cardPendingHealth and Human Resources
HB 3249Reducing to one year the deadline for right to set aside deedPendingJudiciary

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