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Actions, Suits and Liens (31 Bills)
HB 2055 - Establishing a procedure to name a kinship legal guardian
HB 2064 - Biometric Information Privacy Act
HB 2091 - Creating a process by which voters may recall a county ordinance in a special election
HB 2112 - Prohibiting provisions within settlement agreements that prevent the disclosure of factual information related to a claim filed in a civil action
HB 2185 - State Settlement and Recovered Funds Accountability Act
HB 2240 - Relating to choice of law provisions in franchise agreements
HB 2259 - Creating a cause of action for injuries suffered in a gun- free zone
HB 2483 - Relating to preventing compensatory damage awards for medical expenses from including certain sums
HB 2578 - Create the Multi-Door Courthouse Act
HB 2635 - Repealing antiquated provisions relating to gaming activities
HB 2716 - West Virginia Public Participation Protection Act
HB 2762 - Exempt from this article any actions arising from the practice of elective abortion or elective abortion relates services
HB 2781 - To create the Occupational Licensing Legal Fund in the State Treasury
HB 2809 - Relating to admissibility of certain evidence in a civil action for damages
HB 2836 - Allow the establishment of a prescriptive public easement on private property for roads or paths traversed by the public in vehicles over a period of 20 or more years
HB 2845 - Stop Social Media Censorship Act
HB 2961 - Provide protections for employees in legal employment disputes by providing that no employee can be required as a condition of employment to agree to mandatory arbitration
HB 3031 - Authorizing civil damages for any person who was subject to an intentionally false report made to law enforcement
HB 3234 - Ban civil asset forfeiture unless person convicted
HB 3237 - Establishing of the West Virginia Public Participation Act
HB 4036 - To ensure false claims on property titles are not fault of landowner
HB 4043 - Require proof of actual malice to award punitive damages against 501c non-profits
HB 4057 - Creating the Jobs and Industry Liability Protection Act
HB 4070 - Relating to the prerequisites for filing suit against a health care provider under the Medical Professional Liability Act
HB 4278 - Relating to repayment of legal services when payment is made by the state for public defender services
HB 4358 - To ensure government liens are satisfied in a tax sale, even with a new owner
HB 4550 - To eliminate a specific dollar amount or a range for the jury to consider with respect to awards for noneconomic damages in civil litigation
HB 4628 - Relating to forbidding excessive government limitations on exercise on religion
HB 4629 - Relating to procedures for certain actions against the state
HB 4701 - Providing compensation to victims of abusive lawsuits
HB 4774 - To revise existing standards and establish the burden of proof imposed on civil litigants seeking to circumvent corporate structure in civil litigation

Acts (1 Bills)
HB 2199 - Creating the Intrastate Coal and Use Act

Agriculture (22 Bills)
HB 2049 - Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program Fund
HB 2050 - Establishing the West Virginia Healthy Food Crop Block Grant Program
HB 2095 - Providing increased protections for the welfare of domestic animals
HB 2685 - Relating to state certification of industrial hemp and medical cannabis seed
HB 2999 - Relating to property ownership by Farmland Protection Board
HB 3064 - Provide free hunting and fishing licenses for all disabled veterans
HB 3093 - Decoupling active dog racing licenses from racetrack casinos
HB 3192 - Creating the West Virginia Farm Fresh Dairy Act
HB 3219 - Decoupling horse racing from licensed racetrack casinos
HB 3224 - Establish food desert produce pilot program
HB 4050 - Defining terms related to livestock trespassing
HB 4051 - Save All Baby Dogs Acts of 2022
HB 4302 - Conservation Districts Law of West Virginia
HB 4332 - WV Farm Bill of 2022
HB 4548 - Create state veterinary blood bank
HB 4554 - Farm Bill
HB 4577 - Compassion for Community Cats Law
HB 4644 - Prohibiting the restriction, regulation, use or administration of lawn care and pest care products
HB 4673 - Relating to cruelty to animals
HB 4685 - To create a VALU Guaranty program for West Virginia for a bank loan for livestock
HB 4722 - Banning of bee killing pesticides to protect agriculture
HB 4806 - Repeal breed specific legislation

Alcoholic Liquors and Beers (7 Bills)
HB 2124 - Requiring licensees authorized to serve alcoholic liquors or nonintoxicating beer to have certain liability insurance coverage
HB 2200 - Allowing the issuance of special licenses for one-day charitable events for the sale, serving, and auctioning of beer, and alcoholic liquors
HB 2585 - Relating generally to forfeiture of contraband
HB 2612 - Allowing a bar to purchase liquor from a distillery or a mini-distillery
HB 2972 - Allowing a person to manufacture a stated amount of alcoholic liquor for personal consumption
HB 4397 - Authorizing a temporary foreign brewers import license
HB 4679 - Relating to authorizing municipalities to establish outdoor refreshment areas for consumption of alcoholic beverages and non-intoxicating beer

Appropriations (4 Bills)
HB 2490 - Requiring fifty percent of all reappropriated revenue accounts to be surrendered to general revenue
HB 2502 - Specified percent of all “unencumbered” special revenue accounts to be surrendered to general revenue if there has been activity in the account for specified periods
HB 2624 - Redirecting a percentage of any surplus to state institutions of higher education to restore their state allocation funding levels
HB 4484 - Declaring certain claims against agencies of the state to be moral obligations of the state

Banking and Finance (7 Bills)
HB 3244 - To establish a state bank of West Virginia
HB 4364 - To update the law related to money transmitters to align West Virginia with the majority of states with respect to control of a licensee and key individuals as well as net worth
HB 4583 - Clarifying the definition of incapacity so that incarceration in the penal system or detention outside of the United States may not be inferred as resulting in a lack of capacity to execute a power of attorney
HB 4618 - Prohibiting state contracts with banks engaged in boycotts of energy companies
HB 4778 - Permit banks to transact business with any one or more fiduciaries on multiple fiduciary accounts
HB 4779 - Permit banks the discretion to choose whether to receive deposits from other banks, savings banks, or savings and loan associations when arranging for the re-deposits of county, municipal, and state funds
HB 4783 - Creating the WV Community Development Equity Fund

Boards and Commissions (27 Bills)
HB 2098 - Relating to permits issued by the Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists
HB 2194 - Establishing the Minority Health Advisory Team
HB 2332 - Terminating the State Board of Registration of Foresters
HB 2347 - Relating to licensure qualifications
HB 2480 - Relating to state boards of examination or registration
HB 2515 - Require regulatory agency heads to have one year experience in the regulated industry
HB 3026 - Prohibit businesses from having licenses revoked for not requiring masks
HB 3035 - Sunsetting the Board of Licensed Dieticians
HB 3036 - Sunsetting the Board of Sanitarians
HB 3072 - Sunset the Board of Forestry
HB 4024 - Creating a cosmetology apprentice program that allows companies to train employees for practical real-world experience
HB 4067 - To make certain agency reports electronic or eliminating certain agency reports altogether
HB 4267 - Prohibits Chain Community Pharmacy Productivity Quotas for Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians
HB 4275 - Establishing County Emergency Declaration Fund
HB 4279 - Relating generally to the distribution of certain taxes and surcharges to benefit volunteer and part-volunteer fire departments
HB 4328 - Requiring that any doctor performing an abortion must be board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology
HB 4333 - Relating to the sunset of the Board of Hearing-Aid Dealers and Fitters
HB 4463 - To increase the compensation members of the State Athletic Commission may receive for their attendance and participation in the commission’s public meetings.
HB 4487 - To protect homeowners from unscrupulous contractors
HB 4537 - To allow the Chairperson of the Parole Board to release a parolee early, and after serving a minimum of one year on parole
HB 4541 - To permit the limited use of juvenile records in grievance proceedings regarding employees of the Division of Corrections and Rehabilitation when such records prove relevant.
HB 4542 - To add additional members to the West Virginia Parole Board
HB 4570 - To allow veterinary telehealth in West Virginia with out of state providers
HB 4608 - To require the State Fire Commission to propose minimum standards for persons to be certified as probationary status volunteer firefighters
HB 4624 - To modify deputy sheriff’s retirement pay and the cost of receiving certain reports
HB 4634 - Relating to occupational licensing or other authorization to practice
HB 4647 - Relating to the Board of Funeral Service Examiners

Bonds (1 Bills)
HB 4466 - Relating to School Building Authority’s review of school bond applications

Compacts (1 Bills)
HB 2818 - Solemn Covenant of the States to Award Prizes for Curing Diseases

Constitutional Amendments (1 Bills)
HB 3067 - Raise the homestead exemption to 30,000

Constitutional Officers (4 Bills)
HB 2509 - Make appointment process for Congressional seats the same as that for the US Senate
HB 2580 - Mandating judgment by a mayor, any individual exercising the mayor’s functions, the police court judge, or municipal judge be obligated to the Model Rules of Judicial Conduct
HB 2729 - Permit elected officials to carry firearms in the Capitol
HB 4260 - Creating the State Central Legal Advertising website

Consumer Protection (22 Bills)
HB 2126 - Creating the West Virginia Residential Furniture and Children’s Products Flame Retardants Act
HB 2130 - Relating to the Consumer Credit and Protection Act
HB 2137 - Repealing the article on unfair trade practices
HB 2226 - Protecting consumers from surprise bills by health care providers
HB 2518 - Allowing a home improvement transaction to be performed under an oral contract
HB 2535 - Relating to pyramid promotional schemes
HB 2551 - Relating to consumer protection of new manufactured home warranties
HB 2715 - Creating a State Central Legal Advertising Website
HB 2731 - Provide for disclosure of potentially harmful ingredients in menstrual products
HB 2908 - Relating to disclosure of information by online marketplaces to inform consumers
HB 2925 - Relating to data disposal protection
HB 3005 - Relating to law enforcement warrant for third party information
HB 3016 - Require utility and cable companies that operate here to have call centers located in WV
HB 3273 - A bill relating to pre-need funeral solicitation
HB 4077 - Provide certain classes of property protections from creditor collections
HB 4383 - Make the Consumer Advocate division separate and independent from the PSC
HB 4454 - Allow consumers to opt out of the sale of personal information.
HB 4630 - Allowing a tenant to recover deposits in full if a landlord has failed any Dwelling Unit Inspections
HB 4668 - Relating to air bag fraud
HB 4703 - Requiring a telemarketer’s location must be indicated on customer’s caller ID
HB 4791 - Affordable broadband access for seniors, low income, and disabled persons due to fixed, minimum, or moderate incomes
HB 4813 - Renter’s bill of rights

Corporations (4 Bills)
HB 3216 - Establish an excess compensation tax on the income of corporate executives under certain circumstances
HB 4030 - Establishing that companies requiring vaccine mandates lose immunity protection
HB 4266 - Relating to limited liability companies
HB 4366 - Relating to the modernization of West Virginia’s wage and payment laws

Corrections (25 Bills)
HB 2086 - Relating to requiring a parolee or probationer found to have suffered with addiction to participate in a support service.
HB 2176 - Making it a criminal offense to escape or attempt to escape from the custody of a Community Corrections program
HB 2273 - Dividing pretrial detention jail costs between arresting authorities
HB 2504 - Create a work/incarceration prison pilot program
HB 2546 - Relating to education to children and adults housed in correctional facilities and regional jails
HB 2563 - Requiring certain municipalities to pay for the incarceration of inmates
HB 2567 - Relating to the financial responsibility of inmates in relation to civil awards
HB 2609 - Establish quick response teams to work with drug users who are arrested
HB 2677 - Relating to increasing the amount of money for which a purchase may be made without obtaining three bids to ten thousand dollars
HB 2976 - Allow women to work on inmate road crews
HB 3112 - Requiring Trauma-informed Employee training for employees of Division of Corrections and Rehabilitation
HB 3120 - Providing for continuity of medical care for newly-incarcerated people
HB 3166 - Prohibit Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation from making inmates pay co-payment for medical or dental service by a doctor or nurse
HB 3167 - Access to Rehabilitation Act
HB 3174 - Require Correctional Facilities to provide free feminine hygiene products
HB 4107 - Make all state inmates regardless of sex members of the state convict road force.
HB 4108 - Provide wardens with ability to use inmates to perform work in the upkeep local cemeteries
HB 4313 - To provide a pay increase to state correctional workers in West Virginia
HB 4315 - Ban people from picking a correctional facility based on their gender choice
HB 4371 - Adding Division of Corrections and Rehabilitation employees who work at institutions managed by the Commissioner to the Survivor Benefits Act
HB 4385 - Creating an income tax credit for all police officers, firefighters (paid and volunteer), EMS, and correctional officers
HB 4437 - Reentry Task Force
HB 4490 - Extending the expiration date of the freeze of the per diem cost for incarcerated inmates in regional jails
HB 4809 - To create a Parolee Drivers Permit
HB 4822 - Limitations to solitary confinement to 3 days per every 2 weeks

Counties (35 Bills)
HB 2041 - County Budget Flexibility Act
HB 2091 - Creating a process by which voters may recall a county ordinance in a special election
HB 2095 - Providing increased protections for the welfare of domestic animals
HB 2155 - Creating three separate job titles for school bus operators
HB 2273 - Dividing pretrial detention jail costs between arresting authorities
HB 2295 - Relating to pecuniary interests of county and district officers, teachers and school officials in contracts
HB 2319 - Prohibiting the regulation and licensing of occupations by local government
HB 2520 - Requiring the Human Rights Commission, when investigating a complaint of discrimination, to specifically include an examination of the intent of the person
HB 2603 - Limit number of visitor bureaus that can exist in a county
HB 2860 - Requiring that open hunting season for big game begin on a Saturday
HB 2907 - Prohibiting political subdivisions from enacting certain ordinances, regulations, local policies, local resolutions, or other legal requirements
HB 2910 - To modify the allowable number of magistrate judges per county
HB 2934 - Allow local governments to hold property owners more accountable for upkeep of buildings
HB 2935 - Limit amount a county tax assessor can increase assessed value of antique or classic cars
HB 2989 - Requiring local entities to enforce immigration laws
HB 2990 - Requiring that any municipality or county commission intending to approve a location for a video lottery retailer must first announce their intention to do so and hold a public hearing
HB 3068 - Exempt 100% disabled combat vets from property tax on primary residence
HB 3220 - Restrictions on Taxpayer funded lobbying
HB 3223 - Prohibit state, county, and municipal governments from dedicating or naming any public structure for a public official who is holding office at the time
HB 4028 - Relating to Board of Public Works assessing a flat fee on land owned by railroad, telegraph, telephone or pipeline under certain conditions
HB 4033 - Prohibit a county from charging for a building permit if the value of the improvement is less than that required for a contractor’s license
HB 4079 - Require counties provide a road naming if there is more than one landowner
HB 4110 - Relating to staffing levels at multi-county vocational centers
HB 4319 - Require county assessor’s office to mark dilapidated properties as such while assessing property
HB 4400 - Granting jurisdiction to supervise youth sport league events to county boards of education and the Secondary School Activities Commission
HB 4513 - Allowing county commissions to impose amusement tax
HB 4591 - Relating to accelerating the conversion of the state excise tax on the privilege of transferring real property into a county excise tax
HB 4615 - To create a tax reduction savings fund for municipalities
HB 4624 - To modify deputy sheriff’s retirement pay and the cost of receiving certain reports
HB 4642 - Relating to pecuniary interests of county and district officers, teachers and school officials in contracts
HB 4667 - Prohibition on county, city, or municipality restrictions on advanced air mobility aircraft
HB 4684 - To exempt a county that has a single CVB with a hotel or motel collection of less than $150,000 annually
HB 4710 - Require and make mandatory the full involvement of local law enforcement in the person-to-person presentation of an eviction notice
HB 4794 - Requiring counties provide fiscal information for State Auditor’s WV Checkbook website
HB 4796 - Prohibit the sheriff’s department from posting mug shot photos for an arrest

County Officials (12 Bills)
HB 2048 - Relating to Deputy Sheriff Retirement System
HB 2295 - Relating to pecuniary interests of county and district officers, teachers and school officials in contracts
HB 2297 - Limiting the maximum number of appointees to certain county and municipal bodies
HB 2869 - To remove any mandatory mask mandate in West Virginia
HB 2990 - Requiring that any municipality or county commission intending to approve a location for a video lottery retailer must first announce their intention to do so and hold a public hearing
HB 3143 - Prohibit county clerk from charging or prohibiting person from taking pictures of public documents
HB 3253 - Relating to late fees for property taxes
HB 4036 - To ensure false claims on property titles are not fault of landowner
HB 4293 - Prohibiting mass mailing of absentee ballots
HB 4319 - Require county assessor’s office to mark dilapidated properties as such while assessing property
HB 4385 - Creating an income tax credit for all police officers, firefighters (paid and volunteer), EMS, and correctional officers
HB 4642 - Relating to pecuniary interests of county and district officers, teachers and school officials in contracts

Courts (21 Bills)
HB 2055 - Establishing a procedure to name a kinship legal guardian
HB 2258 - Establishing an intravenous drug user treatment and commitment process
HB 2539 - Directing the Supreme Court of Appeals to create a pilot domestic violence court in Kanawha County
HB 2883 - To ensure that the WV Judiciary remains neutral and detached in matters related to allocation of custodial responsibility and decision-making responsibility of children
HB 2910 - To modify the allowable number of magistrate judges per county
HB 3144 - Repeal section relating to circuit courts having limited jurisdiction to hear divorce cases
HB 3155 - Provide for a raise for private investigators hired by public defender offices or court appointed panel attorneys
HB 3163 - Second Look Sentencing Act
HB 4280 - To increase the amount of money given to jurors per day
HB 4284 - Relating to magistrate employee appointments
HB 4316 - To modify portions of the Best Interest of the Child Act
HB 4327 - Relating to the suspension of driver’s license for unpaid tickets
HB 4359 - Creating the Criminal Forfeiture Process Act, replacing the West Virginia Contraband Forfeiture Act
HB 4423 - To allow West Virginia Magistrate Courts to more easily recover payments owed to them.
HB 4442 - Modifying the process of contesting elections.
HB 4550 - To eliminate a specific dollar amount or a range for the jury to consider with respect to awards for noneconomic damages in civil litigation
HB 4700 - Relating to making certain officers of the courts elected as non-partisan
HB 4712 - Require the prompt enrollment in payment plans for costs, fines, forfeitures, restitution, or penalties in circuit court and magistrate court
HB 4780 - Exclude all of proceeds from life insurance policy from creditors in bankruptcy proceeding
HB 4785 - Relating to judicial vacancies
HB 4800 - Permit family court judges to become members of the judicial retirement system

Crime (87 Bills)
HB 2017 - Rewriting the Criminal Code
HB 2060 - Reducing the criminal penalty for possession of small amounts of marijuana or paraphernal
HB 2095 - Providing increased protections for the welfare of domestic animals
HB 2114 - Prohibiting civil rights violations based on disability, gender identity or sexual orientation
HB 2138 - Defend the Guard Act
HB 2171 - Vulnerable Child Protection Act
HB 2176 - Making it a criminal offense to escape or attempt to escape from the custody of a Community Corrections program
HB 2184 - Increasing the penalties for exposure of governmental representatives to fentanyl or any other harmful drug
HB 2220 - Providing that the sale and purchase of copper as scrap metal may not be completed with the payment of cash
HB 2239 - Restricting the performance of abortions and acquiring, providing, receiving, otherwise transferring, or using fetal body parts
HB 2257 - Relating to extended supervision for certain drug offenders
HB 2295 - Relating to pecuniary interests of county and district officers, teachers and school officials in contracts
HB 2310 - Relating to death penalty for first degree murder
HB 2328 - Relating to criminal trespass
HB 2335 - Increasing the minimum criminal penalty for a driver who, in an impaired state, causes the death of a minor
HB 2364 - Permit teachers in K-12 schools be authorized to carry concealed firearms as a designated school protection officer
HB 2365 - Relating to accessories to a crime
HB 2376 - Allow concealed carry on and in capitol grounds
HB 2379 - Make criminal invasion of privacy a felony
HB 2524 - Modifying the definition of child abuse or neglect to exclude accidental injury
HB 2550 - Relating to the cultivation of medical cannabis
HB 2552 - Removing the one-time limit on the expungement of certain criminal convictions
HB 2558 - Creating a domestic violence registry
HB 2655 - Expanding felony hate crime protections to individuals on the basis of perceived or actual sexual orientation
HB 2850 - Establish a Corporate Crime division in the State Police
HB 2869 - To remove any mandatory mask mandate in West Virginia
HB 2912 - Relating to cannabis and cannabis product sales, growth, and consumption in this state
HB 2919 - Protect privacy of those who store firearms in WV
HB 3000 - To allow circuit court judges with at least six years of service to conceal carry if they so desire
HB 3095 - To create the "Protection of Property from Warrantless Searches Act”
HB 3108 - Establish the WV Constitution and the WV Code as the primary law in WV
HB 3113 - Removing certain drugs from schedule 1
HB 3119 - Relating to access of records in controlled substance monitoring
HB 3121 - Providing for collection of data regarding police encounters that are not traffic stops
HB 3161 - Relating to online privacy protection for minors
HB 3163 - Second Look Sentencing Act
HB 3188 - Making expungement of records for certain defendants found not guilty or have had charges dismissed to occur without petitioning the court
HB 3196 - Ensuring those citizens qualified for an expungement receive the expungement they are entitled
HB 3264 - Provide for crime of impersonating non-public persons on social media
HB 3280 - Relating to assault with bodily fluids
HB 4005 - Relating to fetal body parts
HB 4006 - Relating to revising the criminal code generally
HB 4014 - Allowing the concealed carry of firearms on and in Capitol grounds
HB 4032 - Modifying the criminal penalties imposed on a parent, guardian or custodian for child abuse
HB 4038 - To allow those who are 18-20 years old to carry a deadly weapon concealed without a permit, as is allowed for those who are 21 or older
HB 4042 - Increasing criminal penalties for certain crimes against houses of worship
HB 4052 - Relating to Off Duty LEO and LEOSA Exemptions
HB 4053 - Relating to reasonable force in defense of self, real and personal property
HB 4086 - Updating the definition of ammunition relating to carry concealed weapons
HB 4090 - Increasing penalties for trespassing
HB 4100 - Providing criminal penalties for the intentional defacement of public and private property due to graffiti
HB 4268 - Relating to two person consent for recording
HB 4273 - Related to fines for trespassing
HB 4283 - Relating to penalties for conspiracy to commit murder
HB 4293 - Prohibiting mass mailing of absentee ballots
HB 4297 - To facilitate the sharing of information between the Department of Health and Human Resources and the State Auditor’s office in order to investigate reports of financial abuse and neglect of a vulnerable adult
HB 4299 - To prohibit the intentional interference with election processes and creating associated criminal penalties
HB 4300 - A bill to strengthen open-can burning
HB 4307 - Increase some benefits payable from Crime Victims Compensation Fund
HB 4308 - Authorizing disclosure of juvenile information to Crime Victims Compensation Fund for investigation and award of benefits
HB 4311 - Creating criminal penalties for illegal voting activity
HB 4327 - Relating to the suspension of driver’s license for unpaid tickets
HB 4340 - Relating to maximizing the opportunity to recover anatomical gifts for the purpose of transplantation, therapy, research, or education
HB 4359 - Creating the Criminal Forfeiture Process Act, replacing the West Virginia Contraband Forfeiture Act
HB 4368 - To correct a code citation referring to the authority and jurisdiction of the State Fire Marshal
HB 4401 - Making it a misdemeanor for a person to knowingly allow a felony drug offense to be committed on his or her property
HB 4422 - To enforce stricter penalties upon railroad companies and engineers of trains who block crossings.
HB 4423 - To allow West Virginia Magistrate Courts to more easily recover payments owed to them.
HB 4440 - Ban sanctuary cities in West Virginia.
HB 4506 - To clarify that the nonviolent offense parole program is not available to offenders who are serving a sentence that runs concurrently or consecutively with an excludable offense and to further clarify that the program is not available to an offender who has been released under the program on a previous occasion.
HB 4508 - Increasing penalties sexual offenses
HB 4517 - Relating to the repealing requirements to display video ratings
HB 4519 - Relating to establishing criminal penalties for human trafficking
HB 4520 - To amend the laws relating to overtaking and passing school buses in West Virginia
HB 4555 - To modify laws relating to carrying and storing a handgun or handgun ammunition by a hotel guest
HB 4600 - Making it a felony for a “Person in a Position of Trust” to assault, batter, or verbally abuse a child, or neglect to report abuse they witness
HB 4642 - Relating to pecuniary interests of county and district officers, teachers and school officials in contracts
HB 4674 - Creating a process to expunge certain criminal charges from someone’s record
HB 4681 - To establish a state animal abuse register
HB 4682 - Providing for the reintegration of inmates in correctional facilities
HB 4690 - Creating the Police Partnering with Communities Act
HB 4694 - Relating to dangerous crimes against children
HB 4704 - Relating generally to unlawful restraint of dogs
HB 4726 - Grant automatic expungement of criminal records in certain instances
HB 4734 - Relating to filing a false complaint involving law enforcement
HB 4765 - Safe Play Act
HB 4771 - Creating the Fair Chance Act

Domestic Relations (20 Bills)
HB 2088 - Relating to requiring a court to verify certain conditions are met before a child who has been removed from a home may be returned to that home.
HB 2255 - Allowing deductions to determine adjusted gross income for student loan payments or mortgage payments in determining child support
HB 2274 - Relating to abolishing spousal support
HB 2312 - Ensuring that legal or biological parents have equal access to any and all copies of birth registry forms
HB 2883 - To ensure that the WV Judiciary remains neutral and detached in matters related to allocation of custodial responsibility and decision-making responsibility of children
HB 2931 - Relating to standardizing the criteria for awarding spousal support
HB 2952 - Ensure 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 child
HB 3018 - Providing for expungement of domestic violence pretrial diversions
HB 3025 - An affirmative defense to violation of a parenting plan is a de facto parenting plan
HB 3054 - Expanding definition of who may apply for grandparent visitation
HB 3099 - Relating to grandparents' rights to visit grandchildren
HB 3261 - Relating to adoption attorneys
HB 3262 - Allowing for child support arrears agreements that the Family Court must accept
HB 4041 - Providing for an expedited hearing for grandparent visitation when one of the parents has died
HB 4316 - To modify portions of the Best Interest of the Child Act
HB 4435 - Establishing that 18 is the age of consent and removing the ability of an underage person to obtaining a consent to marry through their parents, legal guardians, or by petition to the circuit court
HB 4509 - Relating to gender neutral language for marriages
HB 4663 - Creating a statutory right to petition circuit and family courts for sibling visitation
HB 4729 - Relating to modifications of child support or alimony
HB 4770 - Recognize convictions of domestic battery in the fair and equitable distribution of marital property

Economic Development (39 Bills)
HB 2069 - Economic and Community Development Task Force
HB 2514 - Relating to the Rural Industrial Site Development Act
HB 2533 - Providing a tax credit for obtaining certain certifications by the United States Green Building Council Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design green building rating system
HB 2548 - Requiring urban renewal authorities to submit proposed urban renewal projects to the affected local county boards of health
HB 2644 - West Virginia Innovation Free-Trade Business Technology Property Valuation Act and the West Virginia Innovation Free-Trade Tax Credit Act
HB 3117 - Establish technology/remote work tax deduction from state income tax
HB 3168 - Creating small business and minority populations economic and workforce development taskforce
HB 3198 - Establishing a program to facilitate the recovery of areas of the state that have been impacted by the reduction of coal production and consumption
HB 3210 - Department of Commerce to assist qualified tourism projects
HB 3241 - Big Creek Cape Coalwood Commission
HB 4002 - Creating the Certified Sites and Development Readiness Program
HB 4069 - Establish rules and regulations for e-bikes in West Virginia that more closely comport to federal law
HB 4080 - To create an apprenticeship program for students and local companies in West Virginia to increase hiring and retention
HB 4088 - Rare Earth Element and Critical Mineral Investment Tax Credit Act of 2022
HB 4093 - Provide targeted business personal property tax relief in certain communities
HB 4259 - Creating the West Virginia Small Business Jumpstart Act
HB 4392 - Create the West Virginia Native American Tribes Unique Recognition, Authentication, and Listing Act
HB 4408 - Relating to contracts for construction of recreational facilities in state parks and forests
HB 4418 - Relating to the Small Business Supplier Certification Assistance Program
HB 4428 - WV Small Business COVID Relief Act
HB 4436 - Be Exceptional Starting Today Act
HB 4472 - Provide a tax credit to distribution centers who build away from interstates and in more rural areas of West Virginia.
HB 4478 - Transferring the Broadband Enhancement Council from the Department of Commerce to the Department of Economic Development
HB 4479 - Establishing the Coalfield Communities Grant Facilitation Commission
HB 4515 - To extend teen working hours to help pandemic staffing shortages
HB 4546 - To provide a tax credit to companies who relocate their corporate headquarters to West Virginia
HB 4552 - The West Virginia Build Back Businesses Tax Credit, companies employing 50 or fewer people are eligible to receive $500 per individual hired
HB 4626 - Create a statewide job bank for all public employees
HB 4652 - To create the Proficient Customer Service Communications Act
HB 4654 - To provide for downstream tax credits for companies who manufacture steel and steel products in West Virginia
HB 4655 - To create commercial opportunity zones to attract new businesses to West Virginia
HB 4656 - To create the Remote Worker Home Development Act
HB 4658 - Critical Mineral Reinvestment Tax Credit
HB 4690 - Creating the Police Partnering with Communities Act
HB 4742 - To provide for the full restoration of the Holly Grove Mansion
HB 4754 - To create the Partnership for Workforce Quality
HB 4755 - Relating to the critical needs and failing systems sub account
HB 4783 - Creating the WV Community Development Equity Fund
HB 4811 - To create an economic development service to assist identified coal communities

Education (3 Bills)
HB 2066 - Providing school days for registering eligible students to vote and to provide transportation to voting places
HB 2206 - Discontinuing the use of common core standards and assessments in the state
HB 2210 - Exempting personal income earned by individuals working as teachers at primary and secondary schools from personal income tax

Education (Higher) (41 Bills)
HB 2033 - Establishing matrix necessary for an institution of higher education to become exempt from the Higher Education Policy Commission
HB 2061 - Katherine Johnson College Award Program
HB 2084 - Amend section providing for waiver of tuition and fees for older persons auditing certain college classes.
HB 2110 - Relating to senior citizens attending college classes at state institutions without receiving college credit
HB 2140 - Redirecting excise tax revenue on bottled soft drinks from West Virginia University schools to the Public Employees Insurance Agency
HB 2233 - Coordinating a plan to provide the first two years of post-secondary education for free
HB 2279 - Establishing a higher education scholarship program for foster children
HB 2315 - Relating to PROMISE Scholarship Program requirements
HB 2484 - Relating to relocation or closure of state higher education institutions
HB 2586 - Expanding the amount of promise scholarship funds awarded to persons majoring in science, technology, engineering and mathematics
HB 2657 - Relating to the Antihazing Law
HB 2771 - Creating the Economic Development Tuition Waiver
HB 2923 - Relating to Social Media privacy and educational institutions
HB 2978 - Gun carry allowed on college campuses
HB 3019 - Creating the Campus Free Expression Act
HB 3022 - The Campus Self Defense Act
HB 3225 - Hunger-Free Campus Act
HB 4072 - Increase amount of Promise Scholarship to present day costs
HB 4080 - To create an apprenticeship program for students and local companies in West Virginia to increase hiring and retention
HB 4264 - Change designation of Glenville State College to “Glenville State University”
HB 4289 - Establishing the behavioral health workforce education initiative at the Higher Education Policy Commission
HB 4291 - Relating to authorizing legislative rules regarding higher education
HB 4355 - Relating to the disclosure by state institutions of higher education of certain information regarding textbooks and digital courseware and certain charges assessed for those items
HB 4357 - Expanding the Learn And Earn Program to baccalaureate institutions
HB 4360 - Relating to WV Invests Grant Program community service requirements
HB 4414 - Prohibit requiring Covid-19 vaccine or booster shot to attend in person classes at colleges and universities
HB 4415 - Establishing the Katherine Johnson Academy
HB 4425 - Authorize a law school program at Marshall University
HB 4456 - Mountaineer Games Sports League
HB 4551 - To create the West Virginia Warranty of Workers
HB 4565 - To exempt temporary employees and employees of the Higher Education Policy Commission from automatic enrollment into the state’s 457 (b) plan
HB 4604 - Relating to abolishing the Workforce Development Initiative Program Advisory Council
HB 4639 - Creation of a Higher Education Prison Task Force
HB 4666 - Expanding the definition of criminal justice agency to include the Forensic Analysis Laboratory at Marshall University
HB 4678 - To acknowledge that the mental health of higher education students is of paramount importance, and due to a variety of issues
HB 4705 - To establish a grant program for colleges that take steps to establish themselves as Student Basic Needs campuses
HB 4723 - Relating to public higher education governance
HB 4750 - Relating to the creation and administration of a scholarship program for college students who remain in-state after graduation
HB 4786 - The Forming Open and Robust University Minds (FORUM) Act
HB 4818 - Legal apprenticeships as alternatives to Law School to help those who cannot afford law school or have a disability
HB 4821 - Increase access to and amount covered of the promise scholarship to ensure full ride regardless of tuition costs, double majors, or courses of interest

Education (K12) (120 Bills)
HB 2039 - Expunging records of unsubstantiated complaints made by the Department of Health and Human Resources against teachers
HB 2057 - Establishing the Summer Feeding for All initiative
HB 2066 - Providing school days for registering eligible students to vote and to provide transportation to voting places
HB 2079 - Providing equitable distribution to county boards of education of reimbursement costs of special needs students
HB 2080 - “Bank Time” used in reaching 180 instructional requirement
HB 2089 - Defining a work day for school service personnel and removing a provision relating to employment of licensed practical nurses
HB 2092 - Requiring each high school student to complete a full credit course of study in personal finance
HB 2097 - Relating to calculating net enrollment for home-school students enrolled in one virtual school course in the public school system
HB 2109 - Relating to vocational and technical education programs
HB 2118 - Providing school days to register and transport eligible students to vote
HB 2125 - Creating a School Consolidation Task Force
HB 2143 - Declaring a shortage of qualified bus operators and allowing retired bus operators to accept employment
HB 2144 - Modifying the definitions and pay grades of certain school cafeteria personnel
HB 2155 - Creating three separate job titles for school bus operators
HB 2157 - Forbidding displays relating to sexuality in public school facilities and forbidding the teaching of sexuality in public schools
HB 2160 - Issuing identification documents to homeless individuals residing at homeless shelters
HB 2246 - Prohibiting manufacturing plants from locating within two air miles of an existing public school
HB 2247 - Requiring the authority to obtain approval from county board of education for agreements that involve tax revenues expended for public schools
HB 2268 - Changing the recommended guidelines for full-day and half-day cooks to the minimum ratio of one cook for every 110 meals
HB 2314 - Relating to teacher salary enhancement
HB 2320 - Relating to mandatory drug testing of all classes of employees in K through 12 schools
HB 2345 - Requiring each county school board to employ at least one full time school nurse
HB 2362 - Implementing trauma-informed practices in schools
HB 2364 - Permit teachers in K-12 schools be authorized to carry concealed firearms as a designated school protection officer
HB 2367 - Creating the Homeschool Credential Recognition Act
HB 2501 - Suspend School Aid Funding Formula implementation until budget year 2024
HB 2541 - Requiring seat belts on every new school bus
HB 2543 - Relating to calculation of the school aid formula based on net enrollment
HB 2546 - Relating to education to children and adults housed in correctional facilities and regional jails
HB 2576 - Creating the Virtual Public Schools Act
HB 2577 - Create the Statewide Online Education Act
HB 2584 - Prohibiting the home schooling of children in certain circumstances
HB 2623 - Providing a tax credit to encourage new teachers to remain in the state
HB 2712 - Modifying the school calendar to begin not earlier than September 1 and end no later than June 7
HB 2728 - Require all vaccinations for school attendance be included in the West Virginia code
HB 2755 - Requiring the State Board of Education to provide for the routine education of all professional educators
HB 2806 - To allow parents to retain their child without losing a year of sports eligibility
HB 2815 - Requiring air conditioning on all school buses
HB 2930 - Require the School Improvement Council appoint two members to a Selection Committee
HB 2937 - Requiring a vote on school closure or consolidation in certain circumstances
HB 2973 - To modify the teacher retirement system so that Tier 2 teachers may use annual/sick leave towards retirement
HB 2994 - Relating to the special community development school pilot program
HB 3006 - Creating a homeless education coordinator for county schools
HB 3017 - Remove homeschool testing and portfolio requirements
HB 3048 - Allow a school district to develop or adopt a program in which the subject of nutrition and exercise education is taught
HB 3073 - Relating to the West Virginia Emergency School Food Act
HB 3102 - Requiring Director of transportation to have experience in transportation department
HB 3103 - Educational Employee Tax Credit
HB 3109 - Salary increase for teachers and school service personnel
HB 3110 - Student Suicide Prevention - ID Cards
HB 3111 - Supporting Students Who Are Parents Act
HB 3125 - Mandating that teachers receive supplemental pay for compelled teaching outside of established schedule
HB 3126 - Public School Protection Act
HB 3187 - Prohibit parents from being restricted from monitoring virtual public education classrooms
HB 3207 - Protecting teacher work schedules
HB 3236 - Relating to pay for Board of Education members
HB 3258 - Requiring party affiliation on school board elections
HB 3271 - Providing that the WVSSAC promulgate rules relating to the right to broadcast interscholastic athletic events
HB 3282 - Establish caps on the numbers of students per classroom at all grade levels
HB 3284 - To differentiate the roles of public high school teachers
HB 4008 - Relating to Higher Education Policy Commission funding formula
HB 4011 - Establishing the Anti-Stereotyping Act
HB 4016 - Creating The Anti-Racism, Anti-Sexism, and Prevention of Political-Economic Bias in School Curriculum and Pedagogy Act of 2022
HB 4058 - Require all schools to update restrooms for privacy
HB 4074 - Require schools provide eating disorder and self-harm training for teacher and students
HB 4080 - To create an apprenticeship program for students and local companies in West Virginia to increase hiring and retention
HB 4095 - To require a moment of silence at the beginning of school each day in the state
HB 4096 - To exempt school buses from toll fees in West Virginia
HB 4102 - To allow money paid to state employees to go to their estate if they pass away before their retirement date
HB 4105 - Relating to service employees with National Association for Pupil Transportation Certifications
HB 4106 - Exempt school buses with students on board from paying turnpike tolls
HB 4253 - Relating to School Building Authority
HB 4304 - To provide that out of school suspensions be considered “excused” absences.
HB 4321 - Remove standardized testing in public and private schools
HB 4330 - Allowing private school students to play public school sports in some instances
HB 4362 - Allow a board of education member to hold another part-time office so long as it is a nonpartisan position
HB 4363 - Allow teachers and service personnel in public school to transfer to public charter schools without losing their benefits
HB 4376 - Granting full time employees of county boards of education three months of paid leave following the birth of a child
HB 4378 - To dissolve the West Virginia School Building Authority
HB 4380 - Relating to transportation of athletic teams
HB 4389 - Relating to repealing school innovation zones provisions superseded by Innovation in Education Act
HB 4391 - Relating generally to school nurses
HB 4400 - Granting jurisdiction to supervise youth sport league events to county boards of education and the Secondary School Activities Commission
HB 4402 - Creating the Prevention Through K-12 Education Act
HB 4427 - To establish a review process for periodic monitoring video cameras in special education classrooms by authorizing each county school board to designate a monitoring supervisor to do periodic reviews of retained videos.
HB 4444 - Establishing a pilot program to develop school-based mental and behavioral health services
HB 4445 - Modifying the school calendar
HB 4446 - Student Rescue Act
HB 4447 - To establish cultural competency training for teachers obtaining or renewing a teaching license in West Virginia.
HB 4448 - Establish the Commission on American History Enrichment.
HB 4466 - Relating to School Building Authority’s review of school bond applications
HB 4467 - Requiring early childhood classroom assistant teacher in certain grade levels and enrollment levels in said grade levels
HB 4489 - Require counties to post open positions on statewide job bank
HB 4510 - To provide that third grade students be competent in reading and math before moving on to fourth grade
HB 4520 - To amend the laws relating to overtaking and passing school buses in West Virginia
HB 4535 - Repeal section relating to school attendance and satisfactory academic progress as conditions of licensing for privilege of operation of motor vehicle
HB 4545 - Require annual inspections of all public K-12 schools by private contractors
HB 4547 - Requiring high school students to pass a test on the US Constitution to graduate from high school
HB 4551 - To create the West Virginia Warranty of Workers
HB 4556 - Video and audio recordings in self-contained classrooms
HB 4562 - Relating generally to the suspension and dismissal of school personnel by board and the appeals process
HB 4571 - Modifying foundation allowance to account for transportation by electric powered buses
HB 4576 - To remove limit of 140 days for retired substitute teachers
HB 4578 - Relating to authorizing the Superintendent of the State Police to administer the Handle with Care program
HB 4579 - Relating to public school personnel
HB 4602 - Relating to student suicide prevention
HB 4617 - To strengthen anti-hazing laws and policies for Pre-K to Grade 12
HB 4619 - Require cameras in all classrooms
HB 4646 - To expand funding for school safety use CARES and infrastructure funds
HB 4648 - Providing protections for exceptional children in public schools
HB 4664 - To allow public high schools to have full time athletic trainers
HB 4671 - Establishing an increase in monthly pension for certain teachers who retired twenty or more years ago by two dollars per month per year of service
HB 4699 - Creating Learning Loss Mitigation Program
HB 4711 - Relating to requiring video cameras in certain special education classrooms
HB 4713 - To require the athletic associations and sports entities of WV to implement a “Heat and Humidity Practice Policy.”
HB 4732 - Expanding early childhood education programs to three-year-old children
HB 4733 - Require county school boards to relinquish (sell, donate, etc.) ownership of closed school properties within a year of closure
HB 4798 - Allowing substitute teachers to work and not receive any deduction on their retirement over the 140-day of work
HB 4812 - Requiring State Board of Education to establish a Personal Finance Literacy pilot program to be implemented in at least five public high schools
HB 4819 - Policy offering a housing credit for educators who live in West Virginia 5 or more years after becoming an educator in the state

Elected Officials (1 Bills)
HB 2610 - Prohibiting chairmen of state political parties during or up to one year after the termination of their employment as chairmen of those political parties from registering as lobbyists

Elections (45 Bills)
HB 2066 - Providing school days for registering eligible students to vote and to provide transportation to voting places
HB 2107 - West Virginia Native American Tribes Unique Recognition, Authentication and Listing Act
HB 2118 - Providing school days to register and transport eligible students to vote
HB 2119 - Relating to electioneering or distributing literature at early voting locations
HB 2120 - Ensuring health insurance coverage for residents with preexisting conditions
HB 2122 - Implementing The Agreement Among the States to Elect the President and Vice President by National Popular Vote
HB 2147 - Providing that the Division of Motor Vehicles identification cards be issued at no cost
HB 2215 - Allowing a group of affiliated voters to become a recognized political party under certain criteria
HB 2248 - Prohibiting payroll deductions to electioneering organizations
HB 2602 - Require special elections to be held same day as primary or general election
HB 2607 - Require all registered voters to produce a photo ID to vote in all public office elections
HB 2625 - Permitting election day registration of voters
HB 2841 - Campaign Finance Reform
HB 2864 - Remove felonies from reason to disqualify from voting
HB 2921 - Permitting anyone over 65 to vote absentee
HB 2928 - The purpose of this bill is to permit registered voters to vote an absentee ballot by mail in all circumstances
HB 2929 - Allowing the Secretary of State’s office to transmit electronically the total ballots cast, counted, and rejected
HB 2937 - Requiring a vote on school closure or consolidation in certain circumstances
HB 3136 - Repeal code relating to wagering or betting on elections
HB 3160 - Creating online voters' guide
HB 3233 - Prohibit electronic ballots
HB 3257 - Faithless Elector law
HB 3258 - Requiring party affiliation on school board elections
HB 4097 - To prohibit nonpublic funding sources for election administration and related expenses without prior written approval by the State Election Commission.
HB 4293 - Prohibiting mass mailing of absentee ballots
HB 4299 - To prohibit the intentional interference with election processes and creating associated criminal penalties
HB 4311 - Creating criminal penalties for illegal voting activity
HB 4312 - Extending the option of electronic absentee ballot transmission to first responders in certain emergency circumstances
HB 4353 - Relating to On Cycle Elections - Voter Turnout Act
HB 4395 - Relating to requirements imposed on social media companies to prevent corruption and provide transparency of election-related content made available on social media websites
HB 4407 - Requiring photo identification for mail in ballots
HB 4419 - Allowing candidate committees and campaign committees to make contributions to affiliated state party executive committees
HB 4438 - Applying current requirements for certain voting systems to be independent and non-networked to all voting systems that seek certification in West Virginia.
HB 4442 - Modifying the process of contesting elections.
HB 4449 - Clarifying the uniform statewide deadline for electronically submitted voter registration applications.
HB 4450 - Removing the $0.50 fee charged and deposited in the Combined Voter Registration and Driver’s Licensing Fund for each driver’s license issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles
HB 4468 - Election Reform 2022
HB 4514 - Mandating county commissions develop emergency absentee voting procedures
HB 4518 - Relating to automatic voter registration
HB 4543 - To eliminate restrictions on voting rights for formerly incarcerated individuals
HB 4593 - Refer instances of election fraud to the attorney general for prosecution
HB 4611 - Providing an exception to the requirements for voters to present a valid identifying document when appearing in person to vote at the polls
HB 4680 - To modify the section of code relating to the process of selecting county executive committees
HB 4693 - To mandate that the Secretary of State to utilize the Electronic Registration Information Center
HB 4700 - Relating to making certain officers of the courts elected as non-partisan

Energy (13 Bills)
HB 2132 - Relating to horizontal well control standards
HB 2227 - Prohibiting blasting within 625 feet of an occupied dwelling
HB 2287 - Providing for solar energy production on formerly mined land
HB 2713 - WV 2021 Plan for Securing WV Coal Supplies
HB 2959 - Relating to the financing of environmental pollution control equipment for coal-fired power plants
HB 3062 - Relating generally to coal fired energy plants and wind power
HB 3084 - Providing commercial discrimination of producers of coal, gas, oil, carbon-based energy, and other products in the State of West Virginia
HB 3147 - Increasing the tax on the privilege of severing natural gas and oil
HB 3239 - Promoting the long term development of a more diversified energy generation and production portfolio in this state
HB 4054 - Create the Orphan Well Prevention Act of 2022
HB 4098 - Relating to Geothermal Energy Development
HB 4305 - Relating to power generating plant sites
HB 4802 - Relating to the Energy Storage Procurement Act

Environment (32 Bills)
HB 2102 - Relating to required notices for air quality permits prior to the permit being granted
HB 2105 - West Virginia Beverage Container Recycling and Litter Control Act
HB 2234 - Requiring public hearing for applicant for air quality permit relating to facility of certain investment value
HB 2533 - Providing a tax credit for obtaining certain certifications by the United States Green Building Council Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design green building rating system
HB 2562 - Relating to litter control
HB 2598 - Modifying the inspection requirements and the definition of an above ground storage tank
HB 2599 - Establish fee Retailers to Pay Wholesalers for purchase of plastic bags
HB 2630 - Requiring DEP to reimburse fines paid by towns, villages and communities in certain instances
HB 2647 - Prohibiting the use of polystyrene containers
HB 2654 - Relating to rulemaking for healthcare plans
HB 2725 - Relating to funding for the DEP Office of Oil and Gas
HB 2975 - Relating to Well Location Restrictions
HB 2980 - Amend Groundwater Protection Act to cover Karst Terrain
HB 3082 - Stabilizing funding sources for the DEP Division of Air Quality
HB 3235 - To establish the Vegetable Garden Protection Act
HB 3269 - To require the Department of Environmental Protection to assume responsibility of cost and permitting of dams that are deemed to be under state control
HB 4003 - Relating generally to commercial benefit of substances removed from waters of the state by the treatment of mine drainage
HB 4039 - Allowing increased civil administrative penalties to be promulgated by legislative rules of by the Department of Environmental Protection
HB 4054 - Create the Orphan Well Prevention Act of 2022
HB 4055 - Clean Drinking Water Act of 2022
HB 4083 - Altering the definition of an above ground storage tank
HB 4084 - Relating to advanced recycling
HB 4443 - Prohibiting certain devices which enhance a diesel-powered vehicle’s capacity to emit soot
HB 4452 - Provide a safe process for organic waste composting
HB 4480 - Granting to the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection Division of Air Quality the authority to invest the money held in certain funds
HB 4481 - Relating to the Adopt-A-Stream Program
HB 4482 - Relating to removing the statutory limit of $300,000.00 for the Environmental Laboratory Certification Fund
HB 4488 - Relating to coal mining and changing fees for permitting actions
HB 4491 - To establish requirements for carbon dioxide sequestration
HB 4566 - Creating the Economic Enhancement Grant Fund
HB 4640 - Relating to requiring disclosure of the lawful activity that is the basis of a permit application with the Department of Environmental Protection
HB 4801 - Creating a hunter access program for private landowners to enter an agreement with the state to allow hunters to use their property

Environmental Protection (1 Bills)
HB 2199 - Creating the Intrastate Coal and Use Act

Estates and Trusts (4 Bills)
HB 3050 - Relating to the intestate share of a decedent’s surviving spouse
HB 4329 - To clarify the definition of an “interested person” for purposes of the West Virginia Small Estate Act
HB 4512 - Relating to the intestate share of a decedent’s surviving spouse
HB 4575 - To establish the Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act

Ethics (5 Bills)
HB 2295 - Relating to pecuniary interests of county and district officers, teachers and school officials in contracts
HB 2610 - Prohibiting chairmen of state political parties during or up to one year after the termination of their employment as chairmen of those political parties from registering as lobbyists
HB 2964 - Prohibit road signs that include public official’s name and likeness
HB 3220 - Restrictions on Taxpayer funded lobbying
HB 4642 - Relating to pecuniary interests of county and district officers, teachers and school officials in contracts

Finance and Administration (24 Bills)
HB 2225 - Authorizing local units of government to adopt local energy efficiency partnership programs
HB 2331 - Requiring contractors performing work for government contracts on computers use software to verify the hours
HB 2600 - Require all public contracts be publicly advertised
HB 2936 - To permit the Board of Treasury Investments to compensate appointed members for each meeting attended and to eliminate certain outdated and contradictory investment restrictions.
HB 3008 - Prohibit the removal of a state government facility in a small community without an impact study
HB 3135 - Make gold and silver legal tender in WV
HB 3209 - Excepting persons previously commissioned as a notary public from requirement to have a high school diploma or its equivalent in order to be recommissioned as a notary public
HB 4044 - Reducing reimbursement rates for legal advertising
HB 4270 - Relating to the Elimination of Daylight Savings Time
HB 4271 - To establish the West Virginia Security for Public Deposits Act
HB 4366 - Relating to the modernization of West Virginia’s wage and payment laws
HB 4372 - Creating the Public/Private Small Business Enhancement Program
HB 4379 - Requiring all higher education institutions to use statewide contracts issued by the Purchasing Division
HB 4399 - Declaring November 14 every year, a special Memorial Day in remembrance of the Marshall University airplane crash
HB 4419 - Allowing candidate committees and campaign committees to make contributions to affiliated state party executive committees
HB 4469 - Relating generally to administration of Infrastructure Fund
HB 4511 - To make numerous amendments to modernize and increase efficiencies in the administration of the West Virginia Unclaimed Property Act
HB 4618 - Prohibiting state contracts with banks engaged in boycotts of energy companies
HB 4632 - Eliminating state funding to any institution that requires covid 19 vaccinations as a requirement of employment
HB 4635 - Limiting naming of state funded infrastructure for a current or former public official
HB 4685 - To create a VALU Guaranty program for West Virginia for a bank loan for livestock
HB 4702 - Establishing a state office to promote community food security
HB 4742 - To provide for the full restoration of the Holly Grove Mansion
HB 4807 - Providing small grants to encourage the creation of large pollinator friendly gardening habitats

Governmental Agencies (1 Bills)
HB 2610 - Prohibiting chairmen of state political parties during or up to one year after the termination of their employment as chairmen of those political parties from registering as lobbyists

Governor -- Bills Requested By (54 Bills)
HB 4023 - Budget Bill, making appropriations of public money out of the treasury in accordance with section fifty-one, article six of the Constitution
HB 4322 - Updating the meaning of federal taxable income and certain other terms used in the West Virginia Corporation Net Income Tax Act
HB 4323 - Updating meaning of federal adjusted gross income and certain other terms used in West Virginia Personal Income Tax Act
HB 4492 - Creating the Division of Multimodal Transportation
HB 4493 - Relating to knowingly importing and transporting controlled substances through the State of West Virginia
HB 4494 - Providing for additional firefighters and security Guards for the National Guard
HB 4495 - Allowing professional nurses and advance practice registered nurses, or the equivalent, to practice in West Virginia, provided that they are licensed in another state
HB 4496 - Allowing interest and earnings on federal COVID-19 relief moneys to be retained in the funds or accounts where those moneys are invested
HB 4497 - Extending the regional jail per diem through July 1, 2023
HB 4498 - Increasing the financial penalties in regard to ransomware attacks
HB 4499 - Relating to making the procurement process more efficient by modifying and updating outdated processes and requirements
HB 4500 - Combining the offices of the West Virginia State Americans with Disabilities Act Office and the West Virginia Equal Employment Opportunity Office within the Department of Administration
HB 4501 - Relating to management and control of jobs investment trust be vested in the West Virginia Economic Development Authority
HB 4502 - Establishing the BUILD WV Act
HB 4503 - Related to revocation of school personnel certification or licensure
HB 4504 - Relating to placing the duties and functions of certain boards and commissions under the Department of Arts, Culture and History
HB 4505 - Abolishing the West Virginia Solid Waste Management Board
HB 4523 - Supplementing and amending the appropriations for various agencies
HB 4524 - Reducing the rate of interest on delinquent property taxes
HB 4525 - Expiring funds to the unappropriated surplus balance in the State Fund, General Revenue from moneys remaining as unappropriated in the State Excess Lottery Revenue Fund
HB 4526 - Expiring funds to the unappropriated surplus balance in the State Fund General Revenue from moneys remaining as unappropriated balance in Lottery Net Profits
HB 4527 - Supplementing and amending the appropriations of public moneys to the Department of Commerce - Office of the Secretary
HB 4528 - Supplementing and amending the appropriations of public moneys to the Department of Administration, Office of Technology
HB 4529 - Supplementing and amending the appropriations of public moneys to the DHHR, Consolidated Medical Services Fund
HB 4530 - Supplementing and amending the appropriations of public moneys to the Department of Administration, Public Defender Services
HB 4531 - Relating to encouraging public-private partnerships related to transportation facilities
HB 4532 - Related to computer science education in West Virginia schools
HB 4533 - Relating to increasing annual salaries of certain employees of the state
HB 4574 - Creating the “West Virginia Workforce Resiliency Act”
HB 4606 - Authorizing programs to assist at-risk veterans and their families with existing resources to combat suicide
HB 4714 - Supplementing and amending the appropriations to the Department of Education, State Board of Education – Vocational Division
HB 4715 - Supplementing and amending the appropriations to the Department of Health and Human Resources, Consolidated Medical Services Fund
HB 4716 - Making a supplementary appropriation to the Department of Health and Human Resources, Division of Health – Hospital Services Revenue Account Special Fund Capital Improvement, Renovation and Operations
HB 4717 - Supplementing and amending the appropriations to the Department of Revenue, West Virginia Office of Tax Appeals
HB 4719 - Supplementing, amending, and increasing existing items of appropriation from the State Road Fund to the Department of Transportation, Division of Motor Vehicles
HB 4720 - Supplementing and amending the appropriations to the Executive, Governor’s Office – Civil Contingent Fund
HB 4721 - Supplementing and amending the appropriations to the Higher Education Policy Commission, Higher Education Policy Commission – Administration – Control Account
HB 4738 - Making a supplementary appropriation, to the Department of Health and Human Resources, Division of Health - The Vital Statistics Account
HB 4739 - Supplementing, amending, and increasing an existing item of appropriation from the State Road Fund to the Department of Transportation, Division of Highways
HB 4740 - Supplementing and amending the appropriations to the Department of Commerce, Division of Natural Resources
HB 4752 - making a supplementary appropriation to the Department of Health and Human Resources, Division of Health – Laboratory Services
HB 4830 - Supplementing and amending appropriations to the Department of Homeland Security, WV State Police
HB 4831 - Making supplementary appropriation to the Department of Administration, Travel Management - Aviation Fund
HB 4832 - Making supplementary appropriation to Miscellaneous Boards and Commissions, Board of Medicine - Medical Licensing Board
HB 4833 - Expiring funds to the Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Environmental Protection - Reclamation of Abandoned and Dilapidated Property Program Fund
HB 4834 - Making supplementary appropriation to the Department of Homeland Security, Division of Corrections and Rehabilitation - Regional Jail and Correctional Facility Authority
HB 4835 - Making supplementary appropriation to the Department of Agriculture - West Virginia Spay Neuter Assistance Fund
HB 4836 - Supplementing and amending appropriations by decreasing items of appropriation to the Department of Economic Development - Office of the Secretary and increasing items of appropriation to the Department of Commerce - Office of the Secretary
HB 4837 - Supplementing and amending appropriations to the Executive, Governor’s Office - Civil Contingent Fund
HB 4838 - Making a supplementary appropriation to the Department of Homeland Security, Fire Commission - Fire Marshal Fees
HB 4839 - Making supplementary appropriation to the Department of Education, State Board of Education - Strategic Staff Development
HB 4850 - Supplementing and amending the appropriation to the Executive, Governor’s Office
HB 4851 - Making a supplementary appropriation to the Department of Tourism - Tourism Workforce Development Fund
HB 4852 - Making a supplementary appropriation to the Hospital Finance Authority - Hospital Finance Authority Fund

Hazardous Materials (1 Bills)
HB 2131 - Clarifying that the county or regional solid waste authority that may impose and collect an additional solid waste assessment fee is the county or region where the waste originates

Health (137 Bills)
HB 2054 - Requiring parents or guardians to participate in programs for juveniles in an out-of-home placement
HB 2083 - Relating to age verification requirements for delivery sales of tobacco
HB 2085 - Relating to tobacco usage restrictions
HB 2087 - Relating to requiring the Office of Health Facility Licensure and Certification to inspect office-based medication-assisted treatment programs at least every 24 months.
HB 2106 - Modifying legislative rules for vital statistics relating to death certificates
HB 2169 - Life at Conception Act of 2021
HB 2182 - Relating to the Ryan Brown Fund
HB 2186 - Relating to tobacco usage restrictions
HB 2228 - Assessing the health impact of any new air or water rule, or modification of an existing air or water rule, proposed by the Department of Environmental Protection
HB 2239 - Restricting the performance of abortions and acquiring, providing, receiving, otherwise transferring, or using fetal body parts
HB 2278 - Creating a Children’s Health Insurance Program buy-in program for children of families above 300 percent of the federal poverty level
HB 2280 - Involuntary drug and alcohol treatment
HB 2284 - Creating a state-administered wholesale drug importation program
HB 2291 - Relating to legalizing cannabis production, sales and adult consumption
HB 2311 - Requiring prescriptions be made by electronic means
HB 2349 - Authorizing a medical power of attorney representative to sign a binding arbitration agreement
HB 2489 - The Genealogical Record Integrity Act of 2020
HB 2517 - Removing marijuana as a tested substance from the screening requirements
HB 2534 - Authorizing possession and smoking of medical cannabis by approved persons
HB 2550 - Relating to the cultivation of medical cannabis
HB 2611 - Establishing the Minority Health Advisory Team
HB 2728 - Require all vaccinations for school attendance be included in the West Virginia code
HB 2731 - Provide for disclosure of potentially harmful ingredients in menstrual products
HB 2752 - Prohibiting discrimination in access to organ transplants based on physical or mental disability
HB 2754 - Prohibiting smoking in an enclosed motor vehicle when a child under the age of eight is present
HB 2783 - Permitting a licensed physician to grant a medical exemption from the required immunizations for a child to enter a school or a state-regulated child care center
HB 2798 - Relating to requiring the Health Department to mandate mucopolysaccharidosis type 1 (MPS1) test for newborn babies, to be known as Embie’s Law
HB 2817 - Donated Drug Repository Program
HB 2818 - Solemn Covenant of the States to Award Prizes for Curing Diseases
HB 2835 - Requiring the construction, development, acquisition or other establishment of an alcohol or drug treatment facility and drug and alcohol treatment services to obtain a certificate of need
HB 2839 - Establish Recovery Can’t Wait Program
HB 2869 - To remove any mandatory mask mandate in West Virginia
HB 2876 - Modify the five-year waiting period and 100-person minimum for an association health plan, and to allow new flexibility granted under federal rules
HB 2881 - Removing Hepatitis B from the list of required vaccinations
HB 2954 - Abortion permitted only in certain instances
HB 2967 - Permitting certain felons to work in licensed behavioral health facilities
HB 3024 - Prohibit abortions based on down syndrome
HB 3032 - Prohibiting discrimination based on an individual’s mental or physical disability in access to organ transplantation
HB 3043 - Relating to transport of persons accused of being mentally ill to mental health relating hearings
HB 3091 - Requiring Compliance with Generally Accepted Standards of Care
HB 3092 - Creating Emergency Healthy Families and Workplaces Act
HB 3138 - To update the requirements of the state director of health to quarantine and enforce regulations in a specific place
HB 3145 - Providing certain exemptions from recovery residence standards for group housing facilities of 50 beds or more
HB 3170 - Relating to wholesale importation of prescription drugs
HB 3184 - Including workers’ compensation providers in the insurance prior authorization process
HB 3193 - Relating to obtaining an appropriate gender marker for state documents
HB 3205 - Relating to medical marijuana
HB 3227 - To provide a means to classify when medications should be continued or stopped for patients
HB 3228 - To require a new written, phoned, or e-mail prescription order within 72 hours of a prescription change
HB 3229 - To require all prescribers of medication to include their purpose for prescribing the medication to the patient
HB 3238 - Establish Food Waste Task Force
HB 3248 - Eliminating the food handler examination and card
HB 3259 - Prohibit state funding for any organization that performs abortions
HB 3265 - Require an ultrasound prior to abortion
HB 3276 - Creating parity for mental health services
HB 3277 - To amend the existing health insurance clean claims law to include workers' compensation providers
HB 4012 - Prohibiting the showing of proof of a COVID-19 vaccination
HB 4030 - Establishing that companies requiring vaccine mandates lose immunity protection
HB 4031 - Ban any and all mask mandates
HB 4035 - Remove the persistent vegetative state from the living will
HB 4049 - Relating to abortions after detection of an unborn child’s heartbeat
HB 4060 - Repealing outdated sections of code relating to health
HB 4074 - Require schools provide eating disorder and self-harm training for teacher and students
HB 4085 - Relating to living anatomical gift
HB 4112 - Provide consumers a choice for pharmacy services
HB 4113 - Public Health definitions and powers of secretary and commissioner
HB 4255 - Abortion permitted only in certain instances
HB 4257 - Require visitation immediately following a procedure in a health care facility
HB 4274 - To ensure that hospitals do not provide lesser treatment to unvaccinated individuals as opposed to vaccinated individuals
HB 4276 - WVU to create a Parkinson’s disease registry
HB 4277 - Relating to sunset of the James “Tiger” Morton Catastrophic Illness Commission
HB 4297 - To facilitate the sharing of information between the Department of Health and Human Resources and the State Auditor’s office in order to investigate reports of financial abuse and neglect of a vulnerable adult
HB 4298 - Ban any and all Covid-19 vaccine mandates
HB 4303 - Amend certain provisions in public health definitions
HB 4309 - Relating to the use of certain drugs to treat Covid-19
HB 4320 - Relating to natural immunity or antibodies to any illness to be treated as equal or better to vaccine induced immunity
HB 4326 - To modify the five-year waiting period and 100-person minimum for an association health plan, and to allow new flexibility granted under federal rules
HB 4328 - Requiring that any doctor performing an abortion must be board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology
HB 4340 - Relating to maximizing the opportunity to recover anatomical gifts for the purpose of transplantation, therapy, research, or education
HB 4349 - Prevent healthcare facilities from limiting the number of parents that are able to attend appointments for their children
HB 4351 - Relating to the implementation of an acuity-based patient classification system
HB 4365 - Relating to discontinuing operation of certain state long-term care facilities
HB 4373 - To exclude fentanyl test strips from the definition of drug paraphernalia
HB 4374 - Relating to implementing a Medicaid state plan amendment as necessary and appropriate to effectuate a system of certified community behavioral health clinics
HB 4377 - To update the involuntary commitment process
HB 4382 - Relating to preserving a patient’s right to abortion
HB 4400 - Granting jurisdiction to supervise youth sport league events to county boards of education and the Secondary School Activities Commission
HB 4404 - Creating Tobacco Cessation Initiative Program Special Revenue Account within State Treasury
HB 4434 - Establishing the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Benefits Act
HB 4455 - Permitting pharmacists to dispense the drug ivermectin by means of a standing order
HB 4456 - Mountaineer Games Sports League
HB 4458 - Screening for adverse childhood experiences
HB 4516 - To require medication-assisted treatment programs to have written policies concerning community relations
HB 4521 - To establish minimum training requirements for law enforcement officials on interacting effectively with people with Alzheimer’s or other dementias
HB 4549 - Exempt current facilities covered under Chapter 16, Article 2 from “Certificate of Need” requirements
HB 4569 - Medical Facility Protection Act
HB 4572 - Authorizing long term care facilities to increase their number of beds on certificate of need by 5% so long as those beds are filled by veterans
HB 4573 - Relating to removing the Certificate of Need moratorium on opioid treatment facilities
HB 4581 - To provide safe harbor peer review for nurses
HB 4584 - To update of the authority of the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner
HB 4585 - Relating to controlled substance monitoring; and removing a dispensing prohibition
HB 4587 - Relating to certification of a patient’s eligibility for medical cannabis
HB 4597 - Creating WV Black Lung Program
HB 4599 - To modify the membership of the Emergency Medical Services Advisory Council
HB 4601 - Relating to expiration date of an optometrist’s prescription
HB 4607 - To remove opioid treatment programs from requiring a certificate of need
HB 4609 - Relating to establishing the services that shall be provided by the traumatic brain injury waiver program
HB 4610 - Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act
HB 4620 - Providing options to vaccinations and mask requirements as a condition to entry of schools
HB 4625 - To remove Medicare or Medicaid-certified facilities from COVID-19 immunization exemption requirements
HB 4627 - To provide for no more than two licensed laboratories for medical cannabis testing in this state
HB 4631 - Establishing a bone marrow and peripheral blood stem donation awareness program
HB 4642 - Relating to pecuniary interests of county and district officers, teachers and school officials in contracts
HB 4643 - Exempting certain health services from certificate of need
HB 4649 - Transferring the operations of the West Virginia Children’s Health Insurance Program to the Bureau for Medical Services
HB 4660 - Establishing the status of beds when an intermediate care facility for individuals with intellectual disabilities closes
HB 4661 - Provide for fines for hospitals that do not allow at least one visitor
HB 4677 - Clarifying that a hospital located in the same county as an academic medical center may perform any health service
HB 4697 - Permitting pharmacists to dispense ivermectin by means of standing order
HB 4698 - Requiring West Virginia Medicaid managed care organizations to contract with any otherwise qualified provider
HB 4708 - Primary care physicians must inform patients about Triple Negative Breast Cancer
HB 4713 - To require the athletic associations and sports entities of WV to implement a “Heat and Humidity Practice Policy.”
HB 4724 - Create a CARE FOR ALL line
HB 4731 - To establish the Occupational Therapy Licensure Compact
HB 4736 - Relating to surgical smoke evacuation
HB 4743 - Relating to security and surveillance requirements of medical cannabis organization facilities
HB 4744 - Relating to permitting medical cannabis to be dispensed in edible form
HB 4746 - All state buildings and rest areas within WV have sharp containers
HB 4751 - Relating to in-state food service permit reciprocity
HB 4761 - Authorizing the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Resources to develop a submission procedures manual and adopt the same as a procedural rule.
HB 4767 - To prohibit vaccine requirements as a condition of being eligible for an organ transplant
HB 4772 - Require hospitals with no ASL interpreter on staff provide technology for hearing or speech impaired patients to communicate
HB 4777 - State Living Donor Protection Act
HB 4792 - Relating to childcare subsidies within DHHR, paid based on monthly enrollment
HB 4808 - Men’s Equality Act
HB 4810 - COVID-19 Supplemental paid sick leave
HB 4817 - Relating to fees employer’s pay for electronic drafts sent to Child Support Enforcement

Human Rights (30 Bills)
HB 2062 - Creating a Small Business and Minority Populations Economic and Workforce Development Taskforce
HB 2128 - Family Protection Act
HB 2159 - Preserving and protecting the right to keep and bear arms
HB 2169 - Life at Conception Act of 2021
HB 2202 - Creating the West Virginia Intrastate Commerce Improvement Act
HB 2230 - The Healthy and Safe Workplace Act
HB 2231 - Prohibiting confidential settlement terms of a contested case involving sexual harassment, sexual abuse, or sexual assault in a state administrative proceeding
HB 2520 - Requiring the Human Rights Commission, when investigating a complaint of discrimination, to specifically include an examination of the intent of the person
HB 2538 - Adding “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” to the categories covered by the Human Rights Act
HB 2545 - West Virginia Religious Freedom Restoration Act
HB 2594 - Creating the Unborn Infants Wrongful Death Act
HB 2595 - Prohibit “divisive concepts” from schools, state agencies and any groups receiving state funding
HB 2693 - Eliminating the Human Rights Commission
HB 2697 - Relating to unlawful discriminatory practices in categories covered by the Human Rights Act and the Fair Housing Act
HB 2698 - Making it illegal to discriminate based on hair texture or hair style
HB 2752 - Prohibiting discrimination in access to organ transplants based on physical or mental disability
HB 2872 - Relating to statute of limitations for discrimination
HB 3003 - Relating to the definition of employer for sexual harassment purposes
HB 3023 - Places of worship may not be shut down by state of emergency
HB 3028 - Right to travel bill
HB 3141 - Designating February 3 as “Freedom Day,” to memorialize the February 3, 1865 Act by the Legislature that abolished slavery in West Virginia
HB 3197 - Allow Religious Exemptions for vaccines
HB 4004 - Relating to limiting an abortion to fifteen weeks' gestation
HB 4015 - Establishing the West Virginia Religious Freedom Restoration Act
HB 4049 - Relating to abortions after detection of an unborn child’s heartbeat
HB 4337 - Creating the Unborn Child with Down Syndrome Protection and Education Act
HB 4628 - Relating to forbidding excessive government limitations on exercise on religion
HB 4661 - Provide for fines for hospitals that do not allow at least one visitor
HB 4741 - To clarify that impermissible discrimination includes discrimination based on certain hair textures and styles
HB 4784 - To Protect Newborn Genetic Privacy Rights

Human Services (26 Bills)
HB 2067 - Relating to designation of social workers in the Department of Health and Human Services
HB 2127 - Relating to the state’s Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services Intellectual/Developmental Disability Waiver
HB 2193 - Creating a litigation practice license for social workers
HB 2542 - Relating to wages of persons with disabilities
HB 2560 - Requiring the Public Employees Agency and other health insurance providers to provide mental health parity
HB 2753 - Provide programs to educate senior citizens
HB 2817 - Donated Drug Repository Program
HB 2911 - Relating to eligibility verification for applicants for public assistance
HB 2967 - Permitting certain felons to work in licensed behavioral health facilities
HB 3020 - Require photo identification on all EBT cards
HB 3111 - Supporting Students Who Are Parents Act
HB 3112 - Requiring Trauma-informed Employee training for employees of Division of Corrections and Rehabilitation
HB 3120 - Providing for continuity of medical care for newly-incarcerated people
HB 3170 - Relating to wholesale importation of prescription drugs
HB 3201 - Creating the Food Infrastructure Grant
HB 3212 - Establish a system to fund and provide childcare for workers in “essential positions.”
HB 3278 - Create Intergenerational Poverty Task Force
HB 3279 - Incentivizing the Sale of Healthy, Local Produce
HB 4013 - Eliminating the certificate of need program
HB 4089 - Require certain coverage and reimbursement for a person diagnosed with hypertension
HB 4307 - Increase some benefits payable from Crime Victims Compensation Fund
HB 4308 - Authorizing disclosure of juvenile information to Crime Victims Compensation Fund for investigation and award of benefits
HB 4458 - Screening for adverse childhood experiences
HB 4682 - Providing for the reintegration of inmates in correctional facilities
HB 4737 - Food insecurity state wide tip line
HB 4771 - Creating the Fair Chance Act

Infrastructure (1 Bills)
HB 2168 - Relating to the transfer of certain revenues derived from lottery activities generally, restoring distribution to the West Virginia Infrastructure Fund to 2013 rates and decreasing the funds available for grants therefrom

Insurance (29 Bills)
HB 2103 - Establishing an insurance program for health and medical insurance coverage to be offered in counties with limited insurance providers
HB 2120 - Ensuring health insurance coverage for residents with preexisting conditions
HB 2124 - Requiring licensees authorized to serve alcoholic liquors or nonintoxicating beer to have certain liability insurance coverage
HB 2134 - Providing that state retirees’ insurance benefits be restored to the benefit levels that existed in 2015
HB 2148 - Imposing a general data mining service tax on commercial data operators
HB 2153 - Permitting former members of the Legislature to remain eligible for insurance plans at full cost to the member and at no cost to the state
HB 2170 - Relating to insurance unfair trade practices
HB 2531 - Prohibiting use of a person’s credit history in certain insurance transactions
HB 2557 - Increasing access to contraceptive drugs, devices, and procedures
HB 2560 - Requiring the Public Employees Agency and other health insurance providers to provide mental health parity
HB 2718 - Better protect citizens in the event of a car accident with an uninsured motorist
HB 2843 - Require medical malpractice insurers to establish a separate insurance pool for doctors who conduct abortions
HB 2846 - A bill dedicating 25% of insurance tax revenue to the PEIA Rainy Day Fund
HB 2875 - Relating to changes to provider contracts related to health benefit plans and Medicaid managed care plans
HB 3001 - Creating the Affordable Medicaid Buy-in Program
HB 3186 - Relating to PEIA inpatient rates
HB 4112 - Provide consumers a choice for pharmacy services
HB 4252 - To reduce copay cap on insulin and devices
HB 4263 - Prohibit the practice of white bagging
HB 4295 - To transfer the State Office of the National Flood Insurance Program from the Offices of the Insurance Commissioner to the Division of Emergency Management
HB 4310 - Specifying when a public employee’s spouse may be covered by PEIA
HB 4413 - To clarify that secondary sources on insurance are not controlling authority
HB 4426 - Repeal article 33-25G-1 et seq. creating provider sponsored networks
HB 4459 - Allowing alternative health insurance premiums for persons that have not received recommended vaccinations
HB 4485 - Relating to insurance coverage for breast cancer screening
HB 4781 - Create Fairness for Responsible Drivers
HB 4782 - Increase number of pain management visits the insurance companies must cover under the opioid reduction act
HB 4803 - Requiring medical insurance providers to include infertility services in their policies
HB 4805 - During a state of emergency lasting more than 6 months, the department of highways will reimburse any vehicle damages without including auto insurance deductibles

Juveniles (14 Bills)
HB 2088 - Relating to requiring a court to verify certain conditions are met before a child who has been removed from a home may be returned to that home.
HB 2317 - Requiring the Department of Health and Human resources to pay the attorney fees of an adoptive parent in a subsidized adoption
HB 2335 - Increasing the minimum criminal penalty for a driver who, in an impaired state, causes the death of a minor
HB 2553 - Relating to the juvenile justice reform oversight committee
HB 3204 - Relating to custodial interrogation of a child
HB 4308 - Authorizing disclosure of juvenile information to Crime Victims Compensation Fund for investigation and award of benefits
HB 4325 - Providing online privacy protection laws for children under 18 years of age
HB 4344 - Relating to foster care
HB 4375 - To ensure that imposition of certain sexual offenses applies to those persons working in juvenile facilities against juveniles detained or committed in juvenile facilities
HB 4663 - Creating a statutory right to petition circuit and family courts for sibling visitation
HB 4696 - Relating to reporting of suspected abuse and neglect
HB 4728 - Relating to family courts and juvenile petitions
HB 4732 - Expanding early childhood education programs to three-year-old children
HB 4814 - Creating a youth advisory council for civic engagement

Labor (40 Bills)
HB 2007 - Provide for occupational licenses or other authorization to practice by recognition for qualified applicants from other states
HB 2133 - Repealing the Workplace Freedom Act of 2016 and restoring the prior provisions of the Labor-Management Relations Act
HB 2293 - Reestablishing prevailing wages for certain state government contracts
HB 2294 - Removing the requirement for contractors to file payroll information on public improvement construction projects
HB 2318 - Repealing the West Virginia Jobs Act
HB 2481 - Removing and modifying certain requirements for employers relating to wages for construction of public improvements
HB 2517 - Removing marijuana as a tested substance from the screening requirements
HB 2519 - Repealing provision prohibiting employers from discriminating for use of tobacco products
HB 2749 - Reestablishing prevailing wages for certain state government contracts
HB 2840 - Increase state minimum wage
HB 2848 - Reinstate WV Prevailing Wage Law
HB 2849 - Repeal Right-to-Work legislation
HB 2879 - Relating to anti-discrimination protections for independent contractors
HB 3041 - Relating to the minimum wage
HB 3056 - Increasing the state minimum wage
HB 3090 - Ban-the-Box Act
HB 3098 - Prohibit at-will employment and mandate that employees may only be dismissed for cause after completing a probationary period
HB 3115 - Guarantee Earned Sick Days for every worker
HB 3117 - Establish technology/remote work tax deduction from state income tax
HB 3118 - Prohibiting certain noncompete or conflict of interest provisions in employment contracts
HB 3123 - Family Leave Program: Provide paid time off for workers to care for a family member
HB 3124 - Permit collective bargaining for public employees
HB 3212 - Establish a system to fund and provide childcare for workers in “essential positions.”
HB 3247 - Creating the Katherine Johnson and Dorothy Vaughan Fair Pay Act
HB 3272 - Establish a Fair Workweek for West Virginia, that accounts for predictability pay, split-shift pay, on-call pay, and an advance-notice provision
HB 4024 - Creating a cosmetology apprentice program that allows companies to train employees for practical real-world experience
HB 4256 - Removing certain requirements from WV Jobs Act
HB 4262 - Relating to licensure for polygraph examiners
HB 4354 - Ban the Box Act
HB 4476 - Create special revenue fund for Infrastructure and Jobs Development Council
HB 4507 - Increasing the minimum wage paid to persons who receive tips
HB 4588 - Amending requirements for licensure relating to elevator mechanics, crane operators, HVAC, electricians, and plumbers
HB 4590 - Reinstate the Contractor Licensing Board under the Division of Labor in Chapter 21
HB 4633 - Hold employers liable for damages relating to mandating Covid 19 vaccines
HB 4637 - Creating the Paid Parental Leave Pilot Program
HB 4686 - Repeal right to work
HB 4707 - Relating to general provisions of labor and industrial relation
HB 4763 - Authorizing children age 12 or older to referee youth sporting events
HB 4776 - Creating the Paid Parental Leave Pilot Program
HB 4816 - Re-establish prevailing wage

Law Enforcement (1 Bills)
HB 2229 - Requiring persons who are in the business of purchasing precious metals and precious gems to photograph those purchases and to transmit the photographs to law-enforcement

Legal Gaming (4 Bills)
HB 2136 - Granting counties and municipalities a portion of the net terminal income from racetrack video lottery
HB 2990 - Requiring that any municipality or county commission intending to approve a location for a video lottery retailer must first announce their intention to do so and hold a public hearing
HB 4338 - Reducing annual permit fee for each video lottery terminal owned or leased by a limited video lottery licensee
HB 4339 - Replacing the racetrack modernization fund provisions with racetrack rebate fund provisions generally

Legislature (14 Bills)
HB 2099 - Redistricting of the Senate into 16 two-member senatorial districts and redistricting the House into 96 single member districts
HB 2135 - Providing that political party caucus meetings are not exempt from open proceedings requirements
HB 2288 - Limiting pay of members of the Legislature when a budget bill has not been passed
HB 2330 - Relating to the Public Service Commission
HB 2549 - Creating the Independent Redistricting Commission of the Joint Committee on Government and Finance
HB 2587 - Relating to drug testing of legislators
HB 2610 - Prohibiting chairmen of state political parties during or up to one year after the termination of their employment as chairmen of those political parties from registering as lobbyists
HB 2729 - Permit elected officials to carry firearms in the Capitol
HB 3241 - Big Creek Cape Coalwood Commission
HB 3274 - To prohibit credited time for legislative pensions
HB 4001 - Generally relating to broadband
HB 4099 - Increasing transparency in the apportionment process for congressional and legislative districts
HB 4307 - Increase some benefits payable from Crime Victims Compensation Fund
HB 4484 - Declaring certain claims against agencies of the state to be moral obligations of the state

Legislature--Rule Making (139 Bills)
HB 2513 - Relating generally to repealing certain rules
HB 4114 - Authorizing certain agencies of the Department of Administration to promulgate legislative rules
HB 4115 - Authorizing the Division of Personnel to promulgate a legislative rule relating to the Administrative Rule of the West Virginia Division of Personnel
HB 4116 - Authorizing the Office of Technology to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Chief Information Officer Review
HB 4117 - Authorizing the Office of Technology to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Cyber Reporting
HB 4118 - Authorizing the Department of Environmental Protection to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Ambient Air Quality Standards
HB 4119 - Authorizing the Department of Environmental Protection to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Standards of Performance for New Stationary Sources
HB 4120 - Authorizing the Department of Environmental Protection to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Control of Air Pollution from Combustion of Solid Waste
HB 4121 - Authorizing the Department of Environmental Protection to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants
HB 4122 - Authorizing the Department of Environmental Protection to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Requirements for the Management of Coal Combustion Residuals
HB 4123 - Authorizing the Department of Environmental Protection to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Requirements Governing Water Quality Standards
HB 4124 - Authorizing the Department of Environmental Protection to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Underground Injection Control
HB 4125 - Authorizing the Department of Environmental Protection to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Administrative Proceedings and Civil Penalty Assessment
HB 4126 - Authorizing certain agencies of the Department of Health and Human Resources to promulgate legislative rules
HB 4127 - Authorizing the Department of Health and Human Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Hospital Licensure
HB 4128 - Authorizing the Department of Health and Human Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Childhood Lead Screening
HB 4129 - Authorizing the Department of Health and Human Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Food Manufacturing Facilities
HB 4130 - Authorizing the Department of Health and Human Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Sewage Treatment and Collection System Design Standards
HB 4131 - Authorizing the Department of Health and Human Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Emergency Medical Services
HB 4132 - Authorizing the Department of Health and Human Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Clinical Laboratory Practitioner Licensure and Certification
HB 4133 - Authorizing the Department of Health and Human Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Clandestine Drug Laboratory Remediation
HB 4134 - Authorizing the Department of Health and Human Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Maternal Risk Screening
HB 4135 - Authorizing the Department of Health and Human Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Expedited Partner Therapy
HB 4136 - Authorizing the Health Care Authority to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Certificate of Need
HB 4137 - Authorizing the Department of Health and Human Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Medication-Assisted Treatment - Opioid Treatment Programs
HB 4138 - Authorizing the Department of Health and Human Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Syringe Services Program Licensure
HB 4139 - Authorizing DHHR and Insurance Commission to promulgate a legislative rule relating to All Payer Claims Database - Data Submission Requirements
HB 4140 - Authorizing DHHR and Insurance Commission to promulgate a legislative rule relating to All-Payer Claims Database Program’s Privacy and Security Rule
HB 4141 - Authorizing the Governor’s Committee on Crime, Delinquency and Corrections to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Law Enforcement Training and Certification Standards
HB 4142 - Authorizing the Fire Commission to promulgate a legislative rule relating to the Fire Code
HB 4143 - Authorizing the Fire Commission to promulgate a legislative rule relating to the State Building Code
HB 4144 - Authorizing the Fire Commission to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Volunteer Fire Department Equipment and Training Grant Funding Disbursement
HB 4145 - Authorizing the Fire Commission to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Specialized Membership
HB 4146 - Authorizing the Fire Commission to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Junior Firefighters
HB 4147 - Authorizing the Fire Commission to promulgate a legislative rule relating to the Certification of Fire Chiefs
HB 4148 - Authorizing the Fire Commission to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Use of Aqueous Film-Forming Foam (AFFF) for Fire Training Program Purposes
HB 4149 - Authorizing the Fire Marshal to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Regulation of Fireworks and Related Explosive Materials
HB 4150 - Authorizing the State Police to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Career Progression
HB 4151 - Authorizing the Alcohol Beverage Control Commission to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Private Club Licensing
HB 4152 - Authorizing the Alcohol Beverage Control Commission to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Nonintoxicating Beer Licensing and Operations Procedures
HB 4153 - Authorizing the Insurance Commission to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Continuing Education for Individual Insurance Producers and Individual Insurance Adjusters
HB 4154 - Authorizing the Insurance Commission to promulgate a legislative rule relating to adoption of Valuation Manual
HB 4155 - Authorizing the Insurance Commission to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Pharmacy Auditing Entities and Pharmacy Benefit Managers
HB 4156 - Authorizing the Insurance Commission to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Term and Universal Life Insurance Reserve Financing
HB 4157 - Authorizing the Insurance Commission to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Bail Bondsmen in Criminal Cases
HB 4158 - Authorizing the Lottery Commission to promulgate a legislative rule relating to West Virginia Lottery State Lottery Rules
HB 4159 - Authorizing the Lottery Commission to promulgate a legislative rule relating to the West Virginia Lottery Limited Video Lottery Rule
HB 4160 - Authorizing the Racing Commission to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Thoroughbred Racing
HB 4161 - Authorizing the Racing Commission to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Pari-Mutuel Wagering
HB 4162 - Authorizing the Tax Department to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Valuation of Producing and Reserve Oil, Natural Gas Liquids, and Natural Gas for Ad Valorem Property Tax Purposes
HB 4163 - Authorizing the State Tax Department to promulgate a legislative rule relating to West Virginia Tax Credit for Federal Excise Tax Imposed upon Small Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers
HB 4164 - Authorizing the Tax Department to promulgate a legislative rule relating to the Sales Tax Holiday
HB 4165 - Authorizing the State Tax Department to promulgate a legislative rule relating to the Exemption for Repair, Remodeling, and Maintenance of Aircraft
HB 4166 - Authorizing the Tax Department to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Vendor Absorption or Assumption of Sales and Use Tax
HB 4167 - Authorizing the Tax Department to promulgate a legislative rule relating to On-line Bingo and Raffles
HB 4168 - Authorizing the Tax Department to promulgate a legislative rule relating to the Corporation Net Income Tax
HB 4169 - Authorizing the Division of Motor Vehicles to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Examination and Issuance of Driver’s License
HB 4170 - Authorizing the Division of Motor Vehicles to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Dealer Licensing
HB 4171 - Authorizing the Division of Motor Vehicles to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Collection of Tax on the Sale of a Vehicle
HB 4172 - Authorizing the Department of Transportation to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Employment Procedures
HB 4173 - Authorizing the Department of Agriculture to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Feeding of Untreated Garbage to Swine
HB 4174 - Authorizing the Department of Agriculture to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Commercial Feed
HB 4175 - Authorizing the Department of Agriculture to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Enrichment of Flour and Bread Law Regulations
HB 4176 - Authorizing the Department of Agriculture to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Fruits and Vegetables Certification of Potatoes for Seedling Purposes
HB 4177 - Authorizing the Department of Agriculture to promulgate a legislative rule relating to the Fresh Food Act
HB 4178 - Authorizing the Department of Agriculture to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Auctioneers
HB 4179 - Authorizing the Department of Agriculture to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Hemp Products
HB 4180 - Authorizing the Commissioner of Agriculture to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Livestock Care Standards
HB 4181 - Authorizing the Department of Agriculture to promulgate a legislative rule relating to the Rural Rehabilitation Program
HB 4182 - Authorizing the Department of Agriculture to promulgate a legislative rule relating to the Farm to Food Bank Tax Credit
HB 4183 - Authorizing the Department of Agriculture to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Farmers Markets
HB 4184 - Authorizing the Department of Agriculture to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Seed Certification
HB 4185 - Authorizing the Auditor to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Procedure for Local Levying Bodies to Apply for Permission to Extend Time to Meet as Levying Body
HB 4186 - Authorizing the Auditor to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Accountability Requirements for State Funds and Grants
HB 4187 - Authorizing the Chiropractic Examiners to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Chiropractic Telehealth Practice
HB 4188 - Authorizing the Contractor Licensing Board to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Contractor Licensing Act
HB 4189 - Authorizing the Board of Counseling to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Licensing Rule
HB 4190 - Authorizing the Board of Counseling to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Licensed Professional Counselors Fees Rule
HB 4191 - Authorizing the Board of Counseling to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Marriage and Family Therapist Licensing Rule
HB 4192 - Authorizing the Board of Counseling to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Marriage and Family Therapist Fees Rule
HB 4193 - Authorizing the Dangerous Wild Animal Board to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Dangerous Wild Animal
HB 4194 - Authorizing the Board of Dentistry to promulgate a legislative rule relating to the West Virginia Board of Dentistry
HB 4195 - Authorizing the Board of Dentistry to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Formation and Approval of Professional Limited Liability Companies
HB 4196 - Authorizing the Board of Dentistry to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Formation and Approval of Dental Corporation and Dental Practice Ownership.
HB 4197 - Authorizing the Board of Dentistry to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Continuing Education Requirements
HB 4198 - Authorizing the Board of Dentistry to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Administration of Anesthesia by Dentists
HB 4199 - Authorizing the Board of Dentistry to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Expanded Duties of Dental Hygienists and Dental Assistants
HB 4200 - Authorizing the Board of Dentistry to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Teledentistry
HB 4201 - Authorizing the West Virginia Board of Funeral Service Examiners to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Fee Schedule
HB 4202 - Authorizing the Massage Therapy Board to promulgate a legislative rule relating to General Provisions
HB 4203 - Authorizing the Board of Medicine to promulgate rule relating to Disciplinary Procedures: Physicians, Podiatric Physicians and Surgeons
HB 4204 - Authorizing the Board of Medicine to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Licensure, Practice Requirements, Disciplinary and Complaint Procedures, Continuing Education, Physician Assistants
HB 4205 - Authorizing the Board of Medicine to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Dispensing of Prescription Drugs by Practitioners
HB 4206 - Authorizing the Board of Medicine to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Continuing Education for Physicians and Podiatric Physicians
HB 4207 - Authorizing the Board of Medicine to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Practitioner Requirements for Accessing the West Virginia Controlled Substances Monitoring Program Database.
HB 4208 - Authorizing the Board of Medicine to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Establishment and Regulation of Limited License to Practice Medicine and Surgery at Certain State Veterans Nursing Home Facilities.
HB 4209 - Authorizing the Board of Medicine to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Registration to Practice During Declared State of Emergency
HB 4210 - Authorizing the Board of Medicine to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Telehealth and Interstate Telehealth Registration for Physicians, Podiatric Physicians and Physician Assistants.
HB 4211 - Authorizing the Board of Osteopathic Medicine to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Licensing Procedures for Osteopathic Physicians
HB 4212 - Authorizing the Board of Osteopathic Medicine to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Osteopathic Physician Assistants
HB 4213 - Authorizing the Board of Osteopathic Medicine to promulgate rule relating to Practitioner Requirements for Controlled Substances Licensure and Accessing the West Virginia Controlled Substances Monitoring Program Database
HB 4214 - Authorizing the Board of Osteopathic Medicine to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Telehealth Practice and Interstate Telehealth Registration for Osteopathic Physicians and Physician Assistants
HB 4215 - Authorizing the Board of Pharmacy to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Licensure and Practice of Pharmacist Care.
HB 4216 - Authorizing the Board of Pharmacy to promulgate a legislative rule relating to the Controlled Substances Monitoring Program.
HB 4217 - Authorizing the Board of Pharmacy to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Regulations Governing Pharmacists
HB 4218 - Authorizing the Public Service Commission to promulgate a legislative rule relating to the Occupancy of Customer-Provided Conduit
HB 4219 - Authorizing the Real Estate Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Requirements for Licensure and Certification
HB 4220 - Authorizing the Real Estate Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Renewal of Licensure or Certification
HB 4221 - Authorizing the Real Estate Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Requirements for Registration and Renewal of Appraisal Management Companies
HB 4222 - Authorizing the Board of Registered Professional Nurses to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Limited Prescriptive Authority for Nurses in Advanced Practice.
HB 4223 - Authorizing the Board of Registered Professional Nurses to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Telehealth Practice
HB 4224 - Authorizing the Secretary of State to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Voter Registration at the Division of Motor Vehicles
HB 4225 - Authorizing the Secretary of State to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Voter Registration List Maintenance by the Secretary of State
HB 4226 - Authorizing the Secretary of State to promulgate a legislative rule relating to the Combined Voter Registration and Driver Licensing Fund
HB 4227 - Authorizing the Secretary of State to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Use of Digital Signatures
HB 4228 - Authorizing the Secretary of State to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Regulation of Political Party Headquarters Finances
HB 4229 - Authorizing the Secretary of State to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Standards and Guidelines for Electronic Notarization, Remote Online Notarization, and Remote Ink Notarization
HB 4230 - Authorizing the Secretary of State to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Real Property Electronic Recording Standards and Regulations
HB 4231 - Authorizing the Board of Social Work Examiners to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Qualifications for the Profession of Social Work
HB 4232 - Authorizing the Social Work Examiners to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Continuing Education for Social Workers and Providers
HB 4233 - Authorizing the Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Licensure of Speech-Pathology and Audiology
HB 4234 - Authorizing the Treasurer to promulgate a legislative rule relating to the Substitute Checks-Exceptional Items Fund
HB 4235 - Authorizing the Treasurer to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Procedures for Deposit of Moneys with the State Treasurer’s Office by State Agencies
HB 4236 - Authorizing the Treasurer to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Selection of State Depositories for Disbursement Accounts Through Competitive Bidding
HB 4237 - Authorizing the Treasurer to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Selection of State Depositories for Receipt Accounts
HB 4238 - Authorizing the Treasurer to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Procedures for Processing Payments from the State Treasury
HB 4239 - Authorizing the Treasurer to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Reporting Debt
HB 4240 - Authorizing the Treasurer to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Procedures for Fees in Collections by Charge, Credit or Debit Card or by Electronic Payment
HB 4241 - Authorizing the Treasurer to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Procedures for Providing Services to Political Subdivisions
HB 4242 - Authorizing the Division of Labor to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Child Labor
HB 4243 - Authorizing the Office of Miners' Health, Safety and Training to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Governing the Safety of Those Employed in and Around Surface Mines in West Virginia.
HB 4244 - Authorizing the Office of Miners' Health, Safety and Training to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Governing First-Aid Training of Shaft and Slope Employees.
HB 4245 - Authorizing the Office of Miners' Health, Safety and Training to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Substance Abuse Screening, Standards and Procedures.
HB 4246 - Authorizing the Division of Natural Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Revocation of Hunting and Fishing Licenses.
HB 4247 - Authorizing the Division of Natural Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Special Motorboating Regulations
HB 4248 - Authorizing the Division of Natural Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Public Shooting Ranges
HB 4249 - Authorizing the Division of Natural Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to General Hunting
HB 4250 - Authorizing the Division of Natural Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Commercial Sale of Wildlife
HB 4251 - Authorizing the Division of Natural Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Lifetime Hunting, Trapping, and Fishing Licenses

Local and Special Laws (3 Bills)
HB 2580 - Mandating judgment by a mayor, any individual exercising the mayor’s functions, the police court judge, or municipal judge be obligated to the Model Rules of Judicial Conduct
HB 4301 - Reforming membership requirements of Huntington Park and Recreation District Board
HB 4484 - Declaring certain claims against agencies of the state to be moral obligations of the state

Military and Veterans (9 Bills)
HB 2138 - Defend the Guard Act
HB 2174 - West Virginia Monument and Memorial Protection Act of 2021
HB 2606 - Award military veterans with a “Veterans” license plate
HB 2981 - Providing veterans with suicide prevention assistance
HB 3061 - Relating to fees for Veteran License Plates
HB 3064 - Provide free hunting and fishing licenses for all disabled veterans
HB 3068 - Exempt 100% disabled combat vets from property tax on primary residence
HB 4387 - To allow honorably discharged veterans to have free lifetime hunting, fishing, and trapping license
HB 4406 - To establish the West Virginia Military Hall of Fame

Mines and Minerals (1 Bills)
HB 2199 - Creating the Intrastate Coal and Use Act

Motor Vehicles (55 Bills)
HB 2032 - Issuing specialty motor vehicle registration plates for businesses owning a fleet of 25 or more vehicles
HB 2038 - Revising requirements relating to the issuance and renewal of handicap vehicle placards
HB 2053 - Authorizing the DMV to issue certain vital records in the custody of the state registrar
HB 2147 - Providing that the Division of Motor Vehicles identification cards be issued at no cost
HB 2204 - Providing for a special “Don’t Tread On Me” license plate
HB 2222 - Prohibiting vehicles from driving slow in the left lane
HB 2223 - Repealing section of code authorizing additional registration fees for alternative fuel vehicles
HB 2299 - Clarifying that a vehicle may not be backed into a public street or highway unless it does not interfere with other traffic
HB 2335 - Increasing the minimum criminal penalty for a driver who, in an impaired state, causes the death of a minor
HB 2488 - Relating to an occupational limited license
HB 2492 - Increasing the penalty for DUI causing death when a child is present
HB 2494 - Create license plate for autism awareness
HB 2606 - Award military veterans with a “Veterans” license plate
HB 2727 - Providing a special license plate for homeland security individuals
HB 2732 - Establishing a penalty for any vehicle that is not a plug-in hybrid vehicle or plug-in electric vehicle for utilizing a parking space that is designated for charging an electric vehicle
HB 2733 - Relating to the establishment of a Combat Action Badge and Combat Action Ribbon special registration plates
HB 2737 - Repeal code relating to inspection of vehicles
HB 2774 - Requiring that a state employee with a commercial driver’s license have a current medical evaluation certification
HB 2904 - Relating to unlawfully using electronic communication devices while driving
HB 2950 - Provide the Division of Motor Vehicles authority to develop an “Antique Fleet” program so that multiple antique motor vehicles may utilize a single registration plate
HB 3061 - Relating to fees for Veteran License Plates
HB 3086 - Exempting motor vehicles from personal property tax
HB 3142 - Relating to electric bicycles
HB 3193 - Relating to obtaining an appropriate gender marker for state documents
HB 3195 - To repeal the extra $200 fee for electric vehicle registration and $100 for hybrid vehicle registration
HB 4034 - Establishing rates on administrative fees and the use of multiple wreckers
HB 4064 - Allowing antique car license plates for cars over 10,000lbs
HB 4066 - Distracted Driving Act
HB 4078 - Relating to titling and registration of foreign market vehicles
HB 4082 - Require State Police to provide multiple sets of licenses
HB 4272 - Reciprocity for inspection stickers on new cars purchased in neighboring states
HB 4290 - Relating to annual inspection sticker
HB 4334 - Relating to the bond required of license services by increasing the bond amount to one hundred thousand dollars
HB 4335 - Establishing that the Division of Motor Vehicles has jurisdiction to hear certain driver’s license suspension cases and appeals are made in accordance with the Administrative Procedures Act
HB 4343 - Relating to renewal of registrations by sheriffs by establishing that registration renewal is discretionary
HB 4345 - Relating to motor vehicle registration cards by establishing electronic or mobile registration cards
HB 4356 - Placing notation on drivers license or ID cards regarding certain cognitive disabilities
HB 4361 - Relating to the suspension of driver’s licenses for failure to appear in court
HB 4381 - Include vehicle inspection within the vehicle registration process
HB 4405 - Authorizing municipal fire departments specialized license plates
HB 4416 - Provide volunteer firemen free license plates and vehicle registration
HB 4423 - To allow West Virginia Magistrate Courts to more easily recover payments owed to them.
HB 4429 - Establishing penalty for vehicles unlawfully parking in a space designated for fueling a vehicle
HB 4440 - Ban sanctuary cities in West Virginia.
HB 4450 - Removing the $0.50 fee charged and deposited in the Combined Voter Registration and Driver’s Licensing Fund for each driver’s license issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles
HB 4520 - To amend the laws relating to overtaking and passing school buses in West Virginia
HB 4535 - Repeal section relating to school attendance and satisfactory academic progress as conditions of licensing for privilege of operation of motor vehicle
HB 4560 - Relating generally to motor vehicle dealers, distributors, wholesalers and manufacturers
HB 4563 - Provide for a license plate for auto mechanics
HB 4589 - To reduce the amount of registration cost for hybrid and electric vehicles to the same as that of gasoline vehicles
HB 4675 - Relating to autonomous delivery vehicles
HB 4775 - Repeal law requiring motorcycle riders to wear a helmet
HB 4787 - Creating the Highly Automated Motor Vehicle Act
HB 4788 - Provide for a special driver’s license for those with physical disabilities
HB 4797 - To create an EV Infrastructure Deployment Plan for West Virginia that describes how our state intends to use its share of NEVI Formula Program funds.

Municipalities (38 Bills)
HB 2091 - Creating a process by which voters may recall a county ordinance in a special election
HB 2190 - Authorizing ordinances allowing the municipal court to place a structure, dwelling or building into receivership under certain circumstances
HB 2232 - Providing a process by which a city may hold an election to recall an ordinance
HB 2256 - Providing that a municipal services user fee may not be imposed on employees of the state
HB 2273 - Dividing pretrial detention jail costs between arresting authorities
HB 2319 - Prohibiting the regulation and licensing of occupations by local government
HB 2324 - Relating to charging fees for municipal services
HB 2482 - Clarifying that municipalities may enact ordinances for rates, fees, and charges based upon actual use of services
HB 2548 - Requiring urban renewal authorities to submit proposed urban renewal projects to the affected local county boards of health
HB 2563 - Requiring certain municipalities to pay for the incarceration of inmates
HB 2686 - Establish a system to remediate fiscal emergencies of local governments
HB 2751 - Modernize the process for dissolution of municipal corporations in this State
HB 2780 - Repeal municipal license and tax when state license required
HB 2782 - Repeal domestic animal tax
HB 2812 - Local Energy Efficiency Partnership Act
HB 2866 - Establishing the Municipal Home Rule Program
HB 2907 - Prohibiting political subdivisions from enacting certain ordinances, regulations, local policies, local resolutions, or other legal requirements
HB 2934 - Allow local governments to hold property owners more accountable for upkeep of buildings
HB 2951 - Repeal of authority granted to municipalities to levy business and occupation or privilege tax
HB 2989 - Requiring local entities to enforce immigration laws
HB 2990 - Requiring that any municipality or county commission intending to approve a location for a video lottery retailer must first announce their intention to do so and hold a public hearing
HB 3223 - Prohibit state, county, and municipal governments from dedicating or naming any public structure for a public official who is holding office at the time
HB 3235 - To establish the Vegetable Garden Protection Act
HB 4017 - Provide clarification around municipal taxation and the board’s responsibilities around reviewing home rule municipalities
HB 4101 - Relating to authorized expenditures of revenues from certain state funds for fire departments
HB 4301 - Reforming membership requirements of Huntington Park and Recreation District Board
HB 4421 - To ensure that municipalities cannot charge sewer rates for the filling of a swimming pool.
HB 4440 - Ban sanctuary cities in West Virginia.
HB 4564 - Relating to Derelict or Abandoned Aircrafts
HB 4567 - Relating to business and occupation or privilege tax
HB 4592 - Relating generally to airports
HB 4636 - Clarifying when business and occupation taxes owed to a city or municipality are considered to be remitted on time
HB 4651 - Capping amount of moneys to third party vendors who collect business and occupation taxes on behalf of cities
HB 4667 - Prohibition on county, city, or municipality restrictions on advanced air mobility aircraft
HB 4670 - To create a tax reduction savings fund for municipalities
HB 4753 - Prohibiting locating certain homeless facilities near schools and certain daycares
HB 4756 - Relating to authorizing municipalities to create pension funding programs to reduce the unfunded liability of certain pension and relief funds
HB 4789 - Authorize municipal courts to request the suspension of a driver’s license of a person who does not pay outstanding fees and costs

Natural Resources (42 Bills)
HB 2059 - Establishing a system for issuing permits for persons to provide rehabilitation of orphaned, sick and injured wildlife
HB 2129 - Establishing an industrial water extraction fee
HB 2205 - Streamlining the process of abandoned mineral interests
HB 2227 - Prohibiting blasting within 625 feet of an occupied dwelling
HB 2229 - Requiring persons who are in the business of purchasing precious metals and precious gems to photograph those purchases and to transmit the photographs to law-enforcement
HB 2237 - Allowing free camping at state parks for certain resident veterans
HB 2493 - Providing valuation limitations for coal property taxation and clarifying the penalties for non-filers
HB 2511 - Relating generally to hunting and fishing
HB 2568 - Relating to rules for hunting antlered deer
HB 2629 - Expanding the scope of hunting, fishing, and trapping benefits provided to former members of the United States Armed forces
HB 2631 - Provide for WVDNR officers to be able to work “off duty”
HB 2775 - Relating to the beginning and expiration of hunting and fishing licenses
HB 2853 - Provide for the unitization of interests in drilling units in connection with shallow horizontal oil or gas wells
HB 3051 - Standardize gas and oil contracts
HB 3140 - Allowing disabled persons to operate small electric vehicles on the Greenbrier Trail
HB 3241 - Big Creek Cape Coalwood Commission
HB 4003 - Relating generally to commercial benefit of substances removed from waters of the state by the treatment of mine drainage
HB 4025 - Providing exemption to severance tax for severing rare earth elements and other critical minerals
HB 4029 - To require the Division of Forestry to create an online renewal process no later than July 1, 2022
HB 4047 - Provide valuation limitations to the Tax Commissioner for coal properties and to clarify the penalty for non-filers
HB 4048 - WV Keep, Bear and Drive with Arms Act
HB 4065 - Allowing the Division of Natural Resources to teach hunter’s safety courses in school
HB 4069 - Establish rules and regulations for e-bikes in West Virginia that more closely comport to federal law
HB 4073 - Permit lifetime hunting and fishing license for volunteer firefighters with five years of service
HB 4075 - Exempt unmined rare earth metals/elements from taxation
HB 4092 - Providing property tax relief to rare earth industries
HB 4254 - Repeal chapter of code relating to Miners' Health Safety and Training
HB 4258 - To allow landowners to pay hunters to hunt their property
HB 4336 - Providing for the valuation of natural resources property
HB 4386 - Expand the scope of hunting, fishing, and trapping benefits provided to former members of the United States Armed forces
HB 4387 - To allow honorably discharged veterans to have free lifetime hunting, fishing, and trapping license
HB 4408 - Relating to contracts for construction of recreational facilities in state parks and forests
HB 4441 - Creating a Class M air rifle stamp
HB 4464 - Revising requirements for bear damage stamp for hunting license.
HB 4486 - Required attire for deer hunters.
HB 4488 - Relating to coal mining and changing fees for permitting actions
HB 4582 - To modify the E-bike legislation in West Virginia Code
HB 4605 - Relating to West Virginia University Rifle Team electronic application donation program
HB 4622 - Natural Gas Electric Generation Development Act
HB 4687 - Relating to wild and wonderful restoration Task Force
HB 4758 - Relating to developing and maintaining a database to track reclamation liabilities in the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection Special Reclamation Program
HB 4801 - Creating a hunter access program for private landowners to enter an agreement with the state to allow hunters to use their property

Professions and Occupations (41 Bills)
HB 2007 - Provide for occupational licenses or other authorization to practice by recognition for qualified applicants from other states
HB 2311 - Requiring prescriptions be made by electronic means
HB 2319 - Prohibiting the regulation and licensing of occupations by local government
HB 2325 - Removing the requirement of continuing education for barbers and cosmetologists
HB 2333 - Restricting the authority of the Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists to regulate the use of commonly available, retail beauty products
HB 2334 - Requiring certain boards that seek to increase a fee or seek to impose a new fee to also submit cost saving measures
HB 2491 - Expanding the eligibility requirements for private investigator and security guard licensure
HB 2579 - Create the Volunteer Immunity and Charitable Organization Liability Limit Act
HB 2674 - Relating to the administration of anesthetics
HB 2707 - Relating to prescriptive authority for advanced practice registered nurses
HB 2781 - To create the Occupational Licensing Legal Fund in the State Treasury
HB 2800 - To allow another round of “buy in” to the old public employees retirement plan for those that didn’t last time
HB 2831 - Nursing Program Expansion Pilot Program
HB 3052 - Creating the Interstate Mobility and Universal-Recognition Occupational Licensing Act (the Freedom to Travel Act)
HB 3053 - Relating to requirements for a registered veterinary nurse
HB 3190 - Allow anyone with a master’s degree to sit for WV Bar exam and become licensed attorney
HB 3273 - A bill relating to pre-need funeral solicitation
HB 4105 - Relating to service employees with National Association for Pupil Transportation Certifications
HB 4111 - Relating to the prescriptive authority of advance practice registered nurses
HB 4261 - Relating to the practice of optometry
HB 4285 - Relating to real estate appraiser licensing board requirements
HB 4288 - Relating to expanding the practice of auricular acudetox to professions approved by the acupuncturist board
HB 4292 - A bill to attract new West Virginia State Police Officers
HB 4294 - Providing income tax credit for first responders
HB 4314 - Exclude Solicitor from the definition of Investment Advisor
HB 4324 - To update collaborative pharmacy practice agreements
HB 4348 - Relating to Pharmacy Technicians
HB 4369 - Update the telepsychology compact
HB 4385 - Creating an income tax credit for all police officers, firefighters (paid and volunteer), EMS, and correctional officers
HB 4390 - Establishing Medal of Valor for emergency medical service personnel, firefighters, and law-enforcement officers
HB 4447 - To establish cultural competency training for teachers obtaining or renewing a teaching license in West Virginia.
HB 4455 - Permitting pharmacists to dispense the drug ivermectin by means of a standing order
HB 4552 - The West Virginia Build Back Businesses Tax Credit, companies employing 50 or fewer people are eligible to receive $500 per individual hired
HB 4588 - Amending requirements for licensure relating to elevator mechanics, crane operators, HVAC, electricians, and plumbers
HB 4590 - Reinstate the Contractor Licensing Board under the Division of Labor in Chapter 21
HB 4594 - Establishing an apprenticeship program for cosmetologists
HB 4634 - Relating to occupational licensing or other authorization to practice
HB 4731 - To establish the Occupational Therapy Licensure Compact
HB 4735 - Relating to reducing rates for legal advertising
HB 4754 - To create the Partnership for Workforce Quality
HB 4795 - Repeal the code provisions requiring auctioneers to be licensed and for auctions to be conducted by a licensed auctioneer

Public Safety (44 Bills)
HB 2126 - Creating the West Virginia Residential Furniture and Children’s Products Flame Retardants Act
HB 2159 - Preserving and protecting the right to keep and bear arms
HB 2178 - Facilitating Business Rapid Response to State Declared Disasters Act of 2021
HB 2201 - Repealing the section of code relating to unlawful military organizations
HB 2213 - Relating to the hunting of coyotes
HB 2216 - Right to keep and bear arms
HB 2273 - Dividing pretrial detention jail costs between arresting authorities
HB 2276 - Authorizing the Governor to seek the return of fugitives
HB 2277 - Establishing an intravenous drug user treatment and commitment process
HB 2285 - Relating to Capitol Complex Security Access
HB 2340 - Require compensation for state police officers when required to be on standby so they can be called back to work if necessary
HB 2559 - Prohibiting the private ownership or operation of a prison
HB 2711 - Permitting persons who are twenty-one years of age or older to operate or be a passenger on a motorcycle without a helmet
HB 2779 - Allow contracted work by state troopers to be counted toward their retirement instead of overtime
HB 2828 - Firearm Protection Act
HB 2850 - Establish a Corporate Crime division in the State Police
HB 2882 - Relating to repealing a ban on construction of nuclear power plants
HB 2956 - Permit licensed food trucks to operate on the State Capitol Complex during periods in which the Capitol Complex Cafeteria is not operational
HB 2977 - Allow guns to be carried on capitol grounds
HB 2978 - Gun carry allowed on college campuses
HB 3000 - To allow circuit court judges with at least six years of service to conceal carry if they so desire
HB 3095 - To create the "Protection of Property from Warrantless Searches Act”
HB 3112 - Requiring Trauma-informed Employee training for employees of Division of Corrections and Rehabilitation
HB 3153 - Eliminate the WV Fusion Center
HB 3176 - Requiring sharps containers in all state buildings and facilities where the public is allowed
HB 3211 - State Police Review Board
HB 3263 - Relating to creating the refugee information act
HB 4038 - To allow those who are 18-20 years old to carry a deadly weapon concealed without a permit, as is allowed for those who are 21 or older
HB 4071 - Mask and Quarantine Option For Parents and Faculty
HB 4082 - Require State Police to provide multiple sets of licenses
HB 4087 - Allowing variance in state fire code for certain buildings used solely for emergency equipment storage
HB 4282 - Relating to establishing next generation 911 services in this state
HB 4294 - Providing income tax credit for first responders
HB 4346 - Relating to the authority and obligations of the Governor and Legislature when in declared states of preparedness and emergency
HB 4370 - Clarifying that the Statewide Interoperability Executive Committee is responsible to develop, update, and implement policies regarding the Statewide Interoperable Radio Network
HB 4471 - Relating to the Save Our Volunteer Fire Departments Bill
HB 4543 - To eliminate restrictions on voting rights for formerly incarcerated individuals
HB 4555 - To modify laws relating to carrying and storing a handgun or handgun ammunition by a hotel guest
HB 4559 - Providing for legislative rulemaking relating to the disposition of unidentified and unclaimed remains in the possession of the Chief Medical Examiner
HB 4596 - Relating generally to additional persons qualifying for the provisions of the Law-Enforcement Officers Safety Act
HB 4662 - Relating to licensure of Head Start facilities in this state
HB 4718 - Establishing criteria for the government’s adoption of new and emerging surveillance technologies while ensuring privacy protections for individuals
HB 4777 - State Living Donor Protection Act
HB 4796 - Prohibit the sheriff’s department from posting mug shot photos for an arrest

Public Service Commission (21 Bills)
HB 2090 - Relating to a customer constructing a connection or other infrastructure necessary for the customer to connect to the public utility
HB 2158 - Relating to the Public Service Commission
HB 2329 - Relating to net metering
HB 2330 - Relating to the Public Service Commission
HB 2605 - Require that a public service district board that represents more than one community have at least one member from each community
HB 2713 - WV 2021 Plan for Securing WV Coal Supplies
HB 2717 - Assure West Virginians proper access to water and sewage service at reasonable rates
HB 2792 - Relating to the expansion of direct access to natural gas service for new customers
HB 2812 - Local Energy Efficiency Partnership Act
HB 3222 - Assure West Virginians proper access to water and sewage service at reasonable rates
HB 3281 - To put cable television network providers under the purview of the PSC for any rate increases or reductions of channels available to customers
HB 4040 - Creating the WV Energy Efficiency Jobs Creation Act
HB 4269 - Require PSC to annually report to Legislative Committee on the ratepayer utility costs over the prior 15 years and projected over the next 5 years, all adjusted for inflation.
HB 4421 - To ensure that municipalities cannot charge sewer rates for the filling of a swimming pool.
HB 4553 - To clarify the application of zoning requirements to exempt wholesale generators
HB 4561 - Establishing a community solar program for subscribers to gain credits against their utility bills
HB 4691 - Provide a 45 day waiting period before a water and sewer rate increase may go into effect for any locally rate regulated municipality
HB 4766 - Relating generally to the cable television systems act
HB 4768 - Relating to change hearing location and customer notice provisions
HB 4769 - Eliminate the requirement to send recommended decisions by certified mail
HB 4773 - Adoption of the FCC customer service and technical standards and requiring certain cable operators to operate an in-state customer call center

Real and Personal Property (14 Bills)
HB 2104 - Relating to compensation paid to landowners when interest in property taken by eminent domain is for a nongovernmental entity
HB 2113 - Relating to paving contracts
HB 2130 - Relating to the Consumer Credit and Protection Act
HB 2205 - Streamlining the process of abandoned mineral interests
HB 2505 - Allow temporary advertising signage within three weeks of an advertised event
HB 2548 - Requiring urban renewal authorities to submit proposed urban renewal projects to the affected local county boards of health
HB 2551 - Relating to consumer protection of new manufactured home warranties
HB 2999 - Relating to property ownership by Farmland Protection Board
HB 3086 - Exempting motor vehicles from personal property tax
HB 3223 - Prohibit state, county, and municipal governments from dedicating or naming any public structure for a public official who is holding office at the time
HB 3245 - The Protection of All Property from Warrantless Searches Act
HB 3249 - Reducing to one year the deadline for right to set aside deed
HB 4575 - To establish the Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act
HB 4770 - Recognize convictions of domestic battery in the fair and equitable distribution of marital property

Records and Papers (10 Bills)
HB 2147 - Providing that the Division of Motor Vehicles identification cards be issued at no cost
HB 2160 - Issuing identification documents to homeless individuals residing at homeless shelters
HB 2177 - Permitting the issuance of a state issued identification card without a photo on the card under certain conditions
HB 2518 - Allowing a home improvement transaction to be performed under an oral contract
HB 2943 - To unseal adoption records after 21 years of age for adoptees for a one time fee of $30 and issuance of an original birth certificate for the common birth certificate fee.
HB 4029 - To require the Division of Forestry to create an online renewal process no later than July 1, 2022
HB 4036 - To ensure false claims on property titles are not fault of landowner
HB 4067 - To make certain agency reports electronic or eliminating certain agency reports altogether
HB 4318 - To create a special revenue fund for the State Records Administrator to deposit fees collected for records management services provided to agencies
HB 4727 - Require governmental meetings to have agendas posted on websites three days prior to the meeting

Resolutions (2 Bills)
HB 2062 - Creating a Small Business and Minority Populations Economic and Workforce Development Taskforce
HB 4759 - Requesting a study to evaluate and analyze the potential for bulk energy storage resources

Resolutions (Interim Study) (1 Bills)
HB 4706 - Reforming the community reinvestment act to ensure investment in low income communities

Resolutions (Naming) (2 Bills)
HB 2155 - Creating three separate job titles for school bus operators
HB 2963 - Establish a website for publicly-available archive of all bridge and road naming resolutions

Retirement (33 Bills)
HB 2048 - Relating to Deputy Sheriff Retirement System
HB 2300 - Including Family Court Judges in the Judges' Retirement System
HB 2596 - Increase the State Police Retirement Benefit multiplier
HB 2645 - Establishing a class of employees within the West Virginia Public Employees Retirement System consisting of 911 staff
HB 2800 - To allow another round of “buy in” to the old public employees retirement plan for those that didn’t last time
HB 2973 - To modify the teacher retirement system so that Tier 2 teachers may use annual/sick leave towards retirement
HB 3139 - To allow for full-time paid employees of a Volunteer Fire Company to participate in the West Virginia Public Employee Retirement System.
HB 3274 - To prohibit credited time for legislative pensions
HB 4094 - Provide a cost-of-living increase for certain individuals
HB 4103 - Permit beneficiary under the State Teachers Retirement System to convert to the maximum life annuity if the spouse dies within the first five years of the beneficiary’s retirement
HB 4104 - To provide a 5% cost of living increase for state retirees who make under $60,000 per year
HB 4341 - Raising retirement rate for Deputy Sheriff’s Retirement System
HB 4384 - Exempt $50,000 of retirement income from income tax
HB 4430 - Relating to definitions of base salary and overtime for police and firemen pensions
HB 4432 - Relating to holding certain pensions in abeyance in some instances
HB 4433 - Providing that retirement benefits are not subject to execution
HB 4462 - Relating to Deferred Retirement Option Plan evaluations
HB 4477 - To provide for enhanced retirement benefits for 911 staff as members within the Public Employees Retirement system
HB 4536 - To provide a one-time bonus payment for certain annuitants in PERS and TRS
HB 4539 - To amend retirement information and providing for cleanup
HB 4540 - To update all retirement plans to comport with federal law
HB 4612 - Decreasing the time period of eligibility for nonduty disability from ten to five or more years of service for Municipal Police Officers and Firefighters Retirement
HB 4613 - Relating to increasing the multiplier for use in determining accrued benefit in the West Virginia Municipal Police Officers and Firefighters Retirement System.
HB 4614 - Providing optional retirement service credit for unused accrued annual or sick leave days for municipal police and firefighters
HB 4624 - To modify deputy sheriff’s retirement pay and the cost of receiving certain reports
HB 4650 - Relating to a $1,000 cost-of-living adjustment to certain retirees of the Public Employees Retirement System and the State Teachers Retirement System
HB 4669 - Relating to the voluntary deductions by the Consolidated Public Retirement Board from monthly benefits to retirees to pay association dues and associated mailings
HB 4671 - Establishing an increase in monthly pension for certain teachers who retired twenty or more years ago by two dollars per month per year of service
HB 4676 - Allowing retirees in the Public Employees Retirement System to designate a special needs trust as beneficiary
HB 4683 - Relating to the Deputy Sheriff Retirement System Act
HB 4688 - Relating to Emergency Medical Services Retirement System Act
HB 4798 - Allowing substitute teachers to work and not receive any deduction on their retirement over the 140-day of work
HB 4800 - Permit family court judges to become members of the judicial retirement system

Roads and Transportation (39 Bills)
HB 2111 - Including emergency response vehicles in the single fee program for EZ Pass transponders
HB 2116 - Verifying legal employment status of contractors and vendor’s employees for certain road and bridge contracts
HB 2150 - Relating to driving restrictions in school zones
HB 2191 - Requiring paving contracts for state highways to have special requirements to prevent potholes
HB 2203 - Ending tolls on the West Virginia Turnpike effective July 1, 2021
HB 2298 - Requiring a warning light to be erected on certain roads to warn of a traffic light ahead
HB 2498 - Ensure State Road Construction Account funds are in addition to general highways funds provided to the DOT districts
HB 2503 - Requiring legislative approval of additional parkways bonds and removing tolls once bonds paid
HB 2505 - Allow temporary advertising signage within three weeks of an advertised event
HB 2521 - Limiting supervision of laying of lines on state rights-of-way
HB 2668 - Removing obsolete provisions regarding DOH standards for studded tires and chains
HB 2673 - Exempting Division of Highways from Purchasing Division procedures
HB 2761 - Authorizing the Division of Highways to assess local impacts to roadways for activities permitted by the Department of Environmental Protection
HB 2836 - Allow the establishment of a prescriptive public easement on private property for roads or paths traversed by the public in vehicles over a period of 20 or more years
HB 2856 - Relating to performance metrics for the West Virginia Division of Highways
HB 2857 - Prohibiting the placement of the name or likeness of public officials on state road signs
HB 2858 - Requiring the Commissioner of Highways to develop a formula for allocating road funds among districts
HB 2963 - Establish a website for publicly-available archive of all bridge and road naming resolutions
HB 3104 - Eliminating specific statutory restrictions on outdoor advertisement
HB 3223 - Prohibit state, county, and municipal governments from dedicating or naming any public structure for a public official who is holding office at the time
HB 3230 - Prohibiting dangerous materials being placed on highways
HB 3242 - Exempting law enforcement and emergency vehicles from paying turnpike tolls
HB 3251 - Exempting school buses with students on board from paying turnpike tolls
HB 4026 - Prohibiting driving slow in left lane except under certain circumstances
HB 4061 - Relating to the Commissioner of Highways accepting ownership of equipment which has been rented or leased
HB 4062 - Removing the residency requirement for the Commissioner of the Division of Highways
HB 4063 - Relating to the duties, powers and responsibilities of the Secretary of Transportation
HB 4068 - Removing cap on a bidder’s contract
HB 4106 - Exempt school buses with students on board from paying turnpike tolls
HB 4109 - To exempt EMS providers from Turnpike Tolls
HB 4281 - Relating to the operation of a vehicle on a roadway covered by water
HB 4331 - West Virginia’s Urban Mass Transportation Authority Act
HB 4388 - Exempt non-profits from certain road sign fees
HB 4422 - To enforce stricter penalties upon railroad companies and engineers of trains who block crossings.
HB 4582 - To modify the E-bike legislation in West Virginia Code
HB 4595 - Create camera assisted enforcement of speeding in active work zones
HB 4790 - Relating to establishing a program for camera assisted speed enforcement in active school zones in this state
HB 4805 - During a state of emergency lasting more than 6 months, the department of highways will reimburse any vehicle damages without including auto insurance deductibles
HB 4815 - Keep federal level weight limits for trucking in the state of WV

Rule Making Authority (1 Bills)
HB 4761 - Authorizing the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Resources to develop a submission procedures manual and adopt the same as a procedural rule.

Rules (1 Bills)
HB 2617 - An Act to Establish a Cap on Government Red Tape

Safety (1 Bills)
HB 2227 - Prohibiting blasting within 625 feet of an occupied dwelling

Salaries (9 Bills)
HB 2121 - Katherine Johnson and Dorothy Vaughan Fair Pay Act of 2020
HB 2871 - Providing for the compensation of the Cannabis Commissioner
HB 4473 - To provide certain members of the State Police with locality pay to offset the high cost of living in certain counties.
HB 4474 - To increase the pay of new hires in training as well as the differentials between the supervisory ranks as well as the corresponding pay of administrative support specialists.
HB 4538 - Relating to a one time raise for State Troopers
HB 4580 - To authorize retired bus operators to work in areas of critical need
HB 4638 - Increase the minimum salary for Child Support Attorneys
HB 4665 - Increasing the minimum wage based upon increases in the consumer price index
HB 4672 - Relating to State Trooper Pay Raise

Senior Citizens (2 Bills)
HB 2188 - Establishing reimbursement rates for congregate and in-home meals
HB 3270 - To exempt the first $35,000 of retirement income for senior citizens in West Virginia who are 60 years and older from state income taxation

State Personnel (36 Bills)
HB 2039 - Expunging records of unsubstantiated complaints made by the Department of Health and Human Resources against teachers
HB 2117 - Providing certain employees of the Highways increases in annual pay
HB 2134 - Providing that state retirees’ insurance benefits be restored to the benefit levels that existed in 2015
HB 2140 - Redirecting excise tax revenue on bottled soft drinks from West Virginia University schools to the Public Employees Insurance Agency
HB 2142 - Establishing seniority rights for public employees
HB 2508 - Require all interim appointments to possess the qualifications required by law
HB 2724 - Requesting funding for a raise for State Police
HB 2865 - Create a Police Officer’s Bill of Rights
HB 2948 - Mandating coverage for medical care of State Police officers injured in the line of duty
HB 2956 - Permit licensed food trucks to operate on the State Capitol Complex during periods in which the Capitol Complex Cafeteria is not operational
HB 3027 - End qualified immunity
HB 3055 - To create the “Council on Efficient Government Act”
HB 3109 - Salary increase for teachers and school service personnel
HB 3124 - Permit collective bargaining for public employees
HB 3178 - Suspend state government pay if business is shut down due to a pandemic
HB 3243 - Relating to deputies transferring to another department within the civil service system
HB 3246 - Protecting Everyone’s Constitutional Rights Act
HB 4059 - Clarifying that new Department of Health and Human Resources' Deputy Commissioners are exempt from civil service
HB 4062 - Removing the residency requirement for the Commissioner of the Division of Highways
HB 4094 - Provide a cost-of-living increase for certain individuals
HB 4102 - To allow money paid to state employees to go to their estate if they pass away before their retirement date
HB 4103 - Permit beneficiary under the State Teachers Retirement System to convert to the maximum life annuity if the spouse dies within the first five years of the beneficiary’s retirement
HB 4104 - To provide a 5% cost of living increase for state retirees who make under $60,000 per year
HB 4286 - Relating to exempting persons employed as attorneys from the civil service system
HB 4292 - A bill to attract new West Virginia State Police Officers
HB 4310 - Specifying when a public employee’s spouse may be covered by PEIA
HB 4420 - To modify definitions of school bus operators.
HB 4453 - “Fair Advancements for State Employees” Bill
HB 4534 - Awarding service weapon to retiree from Division of Protective Services
HB 4538 - Relating to a one time raise for State Troopers
HB 4540 - To update all retirement plans to comport with federal law
HB 4596 - Relating generally to additional persons qualifying for the provisions of the Law-Enforcement Officers Safety Act
HB 4626 - Create a statewide job bank for all public employees
HB 4650 - Relating to a $1,000 cost-of-living adjustment to certain retirees of the Public Employees Retirement System and the State Teachers Retirement System
HB 4676 - Allowing retirees in the Public Employees Retirement System to designate a special needs trust as beneficiary
HB 4747 - To make Juneteenth a paid holiday for all state workers

Taxation (143 Bills)
HB 2065 - Allowing low income senior citizens to receive certain tax credits without filing a state income tax return
HB 2081 - Relating to withholding tax on income of nonresidents from natural resources royalty payments
HB 2082 - Changing the persons responsible for the taxes on soft drinks and soft drink syrups
HB 2096 - Reinstating the film investment tax credit
HB 2101 - Reinstating the film tax credits
HB 2108 - Taxation With Representation Act
HB 2129 - Establishing an industrial water extraction fee
HB 2139 - Permitting residential customers to deduct up to 50 percent of their electric utility payments from their federal adjusted gross income
HB 2140 - Redirecting excise tax revenue on bottled soft drinks from West Virginia University schools to the Public Employees Insurance Agency
HB 2178 - Facilitating Business Rapid Response to State Declared Disasters Act of 2021
HB 2181 - Allowing a personal income tax deduction for a stillborn child
HB 2192 - Creating a tax credit for improving facades in historic districts
HB 2207 - Save the Hospitals Act
HB 2208 - Exempting social security benefits from personal income tax
HB 2209 - Exempting firefighters and volunteer firefighters from payment of income and real and personal property taxes
HB 2210 - Exempting personal income earned by individuals working as teachers at primary and secondary schools from personal income tax
HB 2211 - Abolishing the Personal Income Tax
HB 2212 - Continuing personal income tax adjustment to gross income of certain retirees receiving pensions from defined pension plans
HB 2214 - Home Instruction Tax Relief Act
HB 2217 - Exempting law-enforcement officers from payment of income and personal property taxes
HB 2238 - Granting tax credits for parents and legal guardians whose children are in a home schooling program or private school
HB 2254 - Establishing different rates of taxation for tobacco products for certain border counties
HB 2283 - Creating a healthy living tax credit against the personal income tax
HB 2301 - Repealing the soft drink tax
HB 2341 - Reducing federal adjusted gross income for interest paid on student loans
HB 2369 - Provide that you can make monthly payments on property taxes
HB 2482 - Clarifying that municipalities may enact ordinances for rates, fees, and charges based upon actual use of services
HB 2493 - Providing valuation limitations for coal property taxation and clarifying the penalties for non-filers
HB 2533 - Providing a tax credit for obtaining certain certifications by the United States Green Building Council Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design green building rating system
HB 2540 - Providing tax credits to provide vehicles to certain persons
HB 2547 - Establishing the “Stay in State” tax credit
HB 2608 - Relating to property taxes dedicated to volunteer fire departments
HB 2618 - Relating to Good Samaritan Food Donation Act
HB 2622 - College Graduate Tax Credit
HB 2623 - Providing a tax credit to encourage new teachers to remain in the state
HB 2637 - West Virginia Residential Incentive Tax Credit Act
HB 2644 - West Virginia Innovation Free-Trade Business Technology Property Valuation Act and the West Virginia Innovation Free-Trade Tax Credit Act
HB 2653 - Providing a tax exemption for income from a qualified retirement plan used to pay for long-term care
HB 2669 - Establishing tax credits for lead abatement in child occupied residences
HB 2710 - Providing counties the power to establish a county sales tax under certain circumstances
HB 2735 - Tax credits for living and deceased organ donors
HB 2777 - Repeal municipal amusement tax
HB 2778 - Create the Education Tax Credit
HB 2780 - Repeal municipal license and tax when state license required
HB 2782 - Repeal domestic animal tax
HB 2819 - Exempting from the sales tax all-terrain vehicles and utility terrain vehicles used as farm equipment
HB 2844 - Expanding the Manufacturing Investment Tax Credit
HB 2846 - A bill dedicating 25% of insurance tax revenue to the PEIA Rainy Day Fund
HB 2935 - Limit amount a county tax assessor can increase assessed value of antique or classic cars
HB 2974 - To implement a Property Tax Poverty Exemption - School Excess Levy
HB 2979 - Creating a tax credit for a manufacturer or power generating facility in West Virginia that purchases and uses coal, oil or gas
HB 2984 - To revise the West Virginia Tax Increment Financing Act to authorize a county commission or municipal levying body to modify the termination times of certain districts
HB 3013 - Provide a state income tax credit for nurses to encourage recruitment and commitment to the profession in this state
HB 3039 - Exempting certain hygiene products from sales tax
HB 3116 - Establish an Earned Income Tax Credit
HB 3117 - Establish technology/remote work tax deduction from state income tax
HB 3179 - Limit property tax increases on certain individuals
HB 3180 - Require all tax assessments be done on a periodic schedule
HB 3216 - Establish an excess compensation tax on the income of corporate executives under certain circumstances
HB 3267 - Relating to inventory tax reduction
HB 3270 - To exempt the first $35,000 of retirement income for senior citizens in West Virginia who are 60 years and older from state income taxation
HB 4007 - To reduce personal income tax rates
HB 4010 - Relating to digital assets and recognizing virtual currency
HB 4025 - Providing exemption to severance tax for severing rare earth elements and other critical minerals
HB 4027 - Relating to increasing the limit on value of agricultural products under the Farm-To-Food Bank Tax Credit
HB 4037 - To extend the Neighborhood Investment Program Act to July 1, 2026 and to increase the allowable tax credit
HB 4045 - Modifying valuation of vehicle inventory
HB 4046 - Relating to taxable exemptions for surviving spouses
HB 4047 - Provide valuation limitations to the Tax Commissioner for coal properties and to clarify the penalty for non-filers
HB 4056 - Increasing the personal exemption for personal income tax
HB 4075 - Exempt unmined rare earth metals/elements from taxation
HB 4076 - To exempt the full amount of social security benefits from personal income tax
HB 4081 - Create tax incentive plans for companies to use output from sewage treatment facilities
HB 4088 - Rare Earth Element and Critical Mineral Investment Tax Credit Act of 2022
HB 4091 - Creating the Family-Supporting Jobs Tax Relief Act
HB 4092 - Providing property tax relief to rare earth industries
HB 4093 - Provide targeted business personal property tax relief in certain communities
HB 4096 - To exempt school buses from toll fees in West Virginia
HB 4109 - To exempt EMS providers from Turnpike Tolls
HB 4265 - Eliminate sales tax on Professional Employment Organization’s administration fees
HB 4294 - Providing income tax credit for first responders
HB 4306 - Removing certain deductions for modification of social security income in adjusted gross income
HB 4317 - Relating to health insurance for living organ donors
HB 4323 - Updating meaning of federal adjusted gross income and certain other terms used in West Virginia Personal Income Tax Act
HB 4336 - Providing for the valuation of natural resources property
HB 4342 - Providing for the Relief at the Pump Bill
HB 4350 - Relating to a tax credit for certain small businesses
HB 4352 - Decreasing federal taxable income
HB 4367 - Establishing a tax credit for businesses who hire, promote and develop women and minorities into executive, professional or administrative roles
HB 4384 - Exempt $50,000 of retirement income from income tax
HB 4385 - Creating an income tax credit for all police officers, firefighters (paid and volunteer), EMS, and correctional officers
HB 4393 - To increase the managed care tax if the managed care organization receives a rate increase
HB 4396 - Reducing federal adjusted gross income relating to tolls for travel on West Virginia toll roads paid electronically
HB 4397 - Authorizing a temporary foreign brewers import license
HB 4409 - The Young Professional Tax Credits
HB 4410 - Specifying allocation, apportionment and treatment of income of flow-through entities
HB 4411 - Relating to the imposition of the minimum severance tax on coal
HB 4412 - Collecting a tax from manufacturers and distributors of opium and opiate drugs to be used for funding addiction and prevention
HB 4417 - Eliminate double taxation on foreign income at the state level
HB 4451 - Eliminating the requirement that otherwise qualified investment assets be located or installed at or within 2 miles of a preexisting manufacturing facility
HB 4457 - Providing tax credits for hiring those in recovery for substance abuse.
HB 4460 - Relating to authorizing application of the manufacturing investment tax credit and the manufacturing property tax adjustment credit against personal income tax
HB 4465 - Relating to the tax credit for apprenticeship training
HB 4470 - Relating to consumers sales and service tax and use tax exemption for certain goods to be incorporated into a qualified, new or expanded warehouse or distribution facility
HB 4472 - Provide a tax credit to distribution centers who build away from interstates and in more rural areas of West Virginia.
HB 4475 - Dedicate severance tax to State Road Fund over a three year period
HB 4483 - Relating to establishing term limits to certain real property interests and registration requirements associated with carbon offset agreements
HB 4513 - Allowing county commissions to impose amusement tax
HB 4544 - Relating to the Neighborhood Investment Program
HB 4546 - To provide a tax credit to companies who relocate their corporate headquarters to West Virginia
HB 4557 - Establishing a road or highway infrastructure improvement projects or coal production and processing facilities tax credit
HB 4558 - Relating to credit for certain qualifying expenses of a production company
HB 4567 - Relating to business and occupation or privilege tax
HB 4568 - To allow phased rehabilitations of certified historic structures
HB 4616 - Remove sales tax on gun safes and certain firearm safety devices
HB 4636 - Clarifying when business and occupation taxes owed to a city or municipality are considered to be remitted on time
HB 4645 - Allowing for surplus money collected above voter approved excess levy requests to remain with specific county and placed in general fund
HB 4651 - Capping amount of moneys to third party vendors who collect business and occupation taxes on behalf of cities
HB 4652 - To create the Proficient Customer Service Communications Act
HB 4653 - West Virginia Economic Diversification Act
HB 4654 - To provide for downstream tax credits for companies who manufacture steel and steel products in West Virginia
HB 4655 - To create commercial opportunity zones to attract new businesses to West Virginia
HB 4657 - Creating the Critical Mineral Investment Tax Credit Act of 2022
HB 4658 - Critical Mineral Reinvestment Tax Credit
HB 4659 - West Virginia Heavy Duty Truck Excise Tax Elimination Act
HB 4684 - To exempt a county that has a single CVB with a hotel or motel collection of less than $150,000 annually
HB 4689 - Creation of a tax credit for electric vehicle manufacturing
HB 4692 - To revise the West Virginia Tax Increment Financing Act
HB 4695 - Relating to Personal Refundable Credit for resident individuals and families
HB 4709 - To increase the threshold for the rate of taxation by $10,000 and $5,000, respectively
HB 4725 - Relating to providing a cap on property taxes
HB 4730 - Provide for tax credits for companies that donate to state-owned schools of higher education
HB 4745 - Decriminalization and legalization of cannabis with a taxing mechanism to bring more revenue to the state
HB 4748 - Repeal of public school educators and personnel not paying state income tax
HB 4749 - Relating to West Virginia standard deduction of a resident individual
HB 4757 - Relating to taxation of gambling and lottery winnings
HB 4760 - Provide a tax credit to for-profit and nonprofit corporations to encourage the establishment of child-care facilities for the benefit of their employees
HB 4762 - Relating to allowing a personal income tax exemption for First Responders
HB 4764 - To reduce West Virginia sales tax on gasoline and diesel to zero, and make up difference with increase in sales tax equivalent to rate of tax
HB 4793 - Tax credits for employers providing child care
HB 4799 - Use a percentage of available coal severance collections to offset future household coal-fired electric power rate increases for senior citizens and persons below the poverty level living in West Virginia
HB 4819 - Policy offering a housing credit for educators who live in West Virginia 5 or more years after becoming an educator in the state
HB 4820 - Repeal of taxing state employees pensions and social security

Unemployment Compensation (4 Bills)
HB 4009 - Relating to unemployment benefits program
HB 4018 - Jobs and Reemployment Act of 2022
HB 4287 - Update the Unemployment Benefits system to an online system
HB 4586 - Permitting those persons who made the decision to not take the COVID-19 vaccine to be able to collect unemployment benefits

Uniform Laws (1 Bills)
HB 4623 - Uniform Common Interest Ownership Act

Utilities (12 Bills)
HB 2100 - Relating to payment for the construction of any expanded or upgraded public service district facilities in certain circumstances
HB 2249 - Permitting customers and developers to enter into solar power purchase agreements
HB 2329 - Relating to net metering
HB 2330 - Relating to the Public Service Commission
HB 2926 - Relating to the Disconnection of Residential Utility during a State of Emergency
HB 3122 - Relating to the establishment and operation of regional water, wastewater and stormwater authorities
HB 3127 - Relating to Public Utilities Audit
HB 3231 - Public Utilities not required to pay interest on security deposits
HB 3268 - To require independent, third party audits every 3 years of all public utilities in West Virginia who have over 2,000 customers
HB 4383 - Make the Consumer Advocate division separate and independent from the PSC
HB 4656 - To create the Remote Worker Home Development Act
HB 4804 - Concerning the right of consumers of electricity to interconnect energy storage systems for use on their property

Workers Compensation (11 Bills)
HB 2052 - Relating to occupational pneumoconiosis claims
HB 2292 - Including three types of cancer for which rebuttable presumption of injury from employment exists for firefighters
HB 2327 - Repealing the law which makes prime contractors liable for the failure of subcontractors to make proper payments for workers’ compensation
HB 2861 - Relating to medical evaluation reports for workers compensation
HB 3184 - Including workers’ compensation providers in the insurance prior authorization process
HB 3277 - To amend the existing health insurance clean claims law to include workers' compensation providers
HB 4296 - To revise outdated provisions within Chapter 23 of the West Virginia Code, which pertains to workers’ compensation
HB 4394 - To reaffirm and enhance the workers compensation excusive remedy rule or doctrine
HB 4597 - Creating WV Black Lung Program
HB 4598 - Relating generally to occupational pneumoconiosis
HB 4641 - Relating to eligibility for workers' compensation benefits by requiring blood test after traumatic injury to determine intoxication

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