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Delegate Barnhart sponsored 59 bills:


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HB 2005 Establishing the dual enrollment pilot program to be administered by the Higher Education Policy Commission and the Council for Community and Technical College Education in conjunction with the State Board of Education. Signed  Effective from passage - (March 10, 2023)
HB 2026 Authorizing municipalities with police or firefighter employees in PERS to elect to become participating employer in Municipal Police Officer and Firefighter Retirement System for a limited time Signed  Effective Ninety Days from Passage - (June 9, 2023)
HB 2062 Establish rules and regulations for e-bikes in West Virginia that more closely comport to federal law Signed  Effective Ninety Days from Passage - (May 28, 2023)
HB 2144 To create the “Council on Efficient Government Act.” Pending  House Government Organization Committee  01/11/23 
HB 2197 To increase the amount of money given to jurors per day Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/11/23 
HB 2198 To modify the E-bike legislation in West Virginia Code Pending  House ANR Committee  01/11/23 
HB 2353 To create a tax reduction savings fund for municipalities Pending  House Political Subdivisions Committee  01/11/23 
HB 2407 Require photo identification on all EBT cards Pending  House Health and Human Resources Committee  01/11/23 
HB 2519 Repeal All Payer Claims Database Pending  House Government Organization Committee  01/12/23 
HB 2520 Free Gold Star License Plates to parents Pending  House T&I Committee  01/12/23 
HB 2529 Relating to when vacancies in the office of magistrate shall be filled by election or appointment Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/13/23 
HB 2539 Relating to Delivery Network Company Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/25/23 
HB 2553 Expand the scope of hunting, fishing, and trapping benefits provided to former members of the United States Armed forces Pending  House Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security Committee  01/13/23 
HB 2569 Establishing the Motorsport Responsibility Act Signed  Effective Ninety Days from Passage - (June 6, 2023)
HB 2575 To expand recreational benefits to West Virginia Landowners to promote land ownership within the State, increase property value, bolster the State economy, and to provide additional benefits to West Virginia taxpayers Pending  House ANR Committee  01/16/23 
HB 2584 Allow homestead exemptions for disabled veterans Pending  House Finance Committee  01/26/23 
HB 2587 To reflect that County Sheriffs will be required to include a breakdown of the distribution of where a citizen’s taxes will be paid Signed  Effective Ninety Days from Passage - (May 31, 2023)
HB 2591 To ensure party affiliation is consistent with candidate’s voter registration Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/17/23 
HB 2592 To provide safe harbor peer review for nurses Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/10/23 
HB 2595 To require that Public Service District Boards that represent more than one community to have at least one member from each community on the board. Pending  House Political Subdivisions Committee  01/17/23 
HB 2599 Creating the utility pole rights of way and easement mapping initiative Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  03/03/23 
HB 2605 Relating to Good Samaritan law Signed  Effective Ninety Days from Passage - (June 4, 2023)
HB 2608 Allow pass-through entities to elect to be taxed at the entity level Pending  House Finance Committee  01/17/23 
HB 2611 To remove certain territorial limitations on a banking institution’s ability to offer messenger services or mobile banking facilities Signed  Effective Ninety Days from Passage - (May 31, 2023)
HB 2815 Provide that first $5000 per year earned on Military Duty, Active, National Guard, or Reserves be exempt from the WV State Income Tax. Pending  House Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security Committee  01/19/23 
HB 2839 Making a technical correction regarding an incorrect fund name and clarifying applicability to mine lands governed by SMCRA and the Abandoned Mine Lands Act Signed  Effective Ninety Days from Passage - (June 1, 2023)
HB 2848 Water and Sewer Operator licensing reciprocity Signed  Effective Ninety Days from Passage - (June 5, 2023)
HB 2858 To clarify the postmark date for election announcements Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/20/23 
HB 2861 To raise the threshold for nominal referral fees from $25 to $100 Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/01/23 
HB 2879 To provide a pay increase to state correctional workers in West Virginia Pending  House Finance Committee  01/30/23 
HB 2889 Increase the retirement benefit multiplier from 2.5% to 3% for Deputy Sherriff’s retirement Pending  House Pensions and Retirement Committee  01/20/23 
HB 2937 To reduce the business license fee for WV Volunteer Fire Departments to $250 Pending  Senate Finance Committee  02/23/23 
HB 3006 West Virginia Critical Infrastructure Protection Act Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  02/27/23 
HB 3012 To encourage economic development regarding rare earth elements and critical minerals, as defined, by providing temporary severance tax relief BL  Governor 
HB 3043 To require a blood draw/blood test after a motor vehicle accident to determine impairment of those involved. Pending  House T&I Committee  01/25/23 
HB 3059 Give PSC authority to fine Class I railroads for safety and operational violations. Pending  Senate Finance Committee  03/08/23 
HB 3071 Requiring the approval of the Legislature and the Governor before additional bonds may be issued by the Parkways Authority Pending  House T&I Committee  01/26/23 
HB 3077 Relating to making the use of the multi-state real time tracking system permanent Signed  Effective from passage - (March 10, 2023)
HB 3113 Requiring high school students to complete course of study in personal finance Signed  Effective Ninety Days from Passage - (June 1, 2023)
HB 3133 Create a credit against the severance tax to encourage private companies to make infrastructure improvements to highways, roads and bridges in this state Pending  Senate Finance Committee  03/02/23 
HB 3134 To raise the bid thresholds for municipal projects from $25,000 to $50,000 Pending  House Finance Committee  02/10/23 
HB 3158 To make certain acts of panhandling and solicitation unlawful Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/30/23 
HB 3202 Clarifying what parties are entitled to redeem delinquent property Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/02/23 
HB 3220 Increasing amount of excess funds to be held over to following year Pending  House Pensions and Retirement Committee  02/02/23 
HB 3266 To amend and reenact codes concerning the distribution of certain taxes and surcharges to benefit volunteer and part-volunteer fire departments and emergency medical services providers as well as certain funds from the Fire Protection Fund. Pending  House FD Committee  02/03/23 
HB 3268 Add protections for WV residents who reside out of state for certain time periods from non-renewal of licenses and registration Pending  Senate Banking and Insurance Committee  02/16/23 
HB 3269 To require a semester of personal finance to be taught in high school as a prerequisite for graduation Pending  House Education Committee  02/03/23 
HB 3272 Relating to the operation of private trust companies in West Virginia Signed  Effective Ninety Days from Passage - (May 23, 2023)
HB 3301 First Time Home Buyers Savings Account Act Pending  House Finance Committee  02/06/23 
HB 3313 Restraining county commissions from imposing rules and regulations on farmers beyond what is already prescribed through state statute RQST    CONF  03/11/23 
HB 3333 To grant a tax credit for the amount of taxes paid for a royalty interest Pending  House Finance Committee  02/08/23 
HB 3334 Valuation of industrial property and natural resources property by Tax Commissioner Pending  House ENG Committee  02/08/23 
HB 3363 Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  02/28/23 
HB 3402 Requiring annual report to the Joint Standing Committee on the Judiciary regarding statements of charges brought against a judge of this state Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/13/23 
HB 3407 Relating to contribution limits in an election cycle Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/13/23 
HB 3460 Relating to merging of intrastate banks Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/14/23 
HB 3492 Relating to the distribution of certain taxes and surcharges to benefit volunteer and part-volunteer fire departments Pending  House Finance Committee  02/14/23 
HB 3500 Allowing consumer lenders to permit employees to conduct certain business at locations other than the licensee’s designated office Signed  Effective Ninety Days from Passage - (June 8, 2023)
HB 3553 Supplementing and amending appropriations to Department of Health and Human Resources Signed  Effective from passage - (March 10, 2023)
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