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Actions, Suits and Liens (24 Bills)
HB 2066 - Repealing antiquated provisions relating to gaming activities
HB 2153 - State Settlement and Recovered Funds Accountability Act
HB 2154 - Relating to admissibility of certain evidence in a civil action for damages
HB 2164 - Stop Social Media Censorship Act
HB 2243 - Creating a process by which voters may recall a county ordinance in a special election
HB 2284 - Revise existing standards and establish the burden of proof imposed on civil litigants seeking to circumvent corporate structure in civil litigation
HB 2289 - Authorizing civil damages for any person who was subject to an intentionally false report made to law enforcement
HB 2307 - To ensure false claims on property titles are not fault of landowner
HB 2329 - Ban civil asset forfeiture unless person convicted
HB 2404 - Relating to repayment of legal services when payment is made by the state for public defender services
HB 2420 - Establishing of the West Virginia Public Participation Act
HB 2490 - Establishing a procedure to name a kinship legal guardian
HB 2492 - Relating to forbidding excessive government limitations on exercise on religion
HB 2610 - Relating to choice of law provisions in franchise agreements
HB 2627 - Relating to preventing compensatory damage awards for medical expenses from including certain sums
HB 2755 - Create the Multi-Door Courthouse Act
HB 2841 - To create the Occupational Licensing Legal Fund in the State Treasury
HB 2930 - To prohibit state jurisdiction over out of state divorces
HB 2973 - No guardian ad litem is needed on adoptions if both parents sign a relinquishment
HB 2999 - To choose to not vaccinate children does not amount to abuse and neglect
HB 3001 - To prohibit punishment for teachers who refuse to use pronouns inconsistent with a child’s sex
HB 3139 - To allow for modification of a family court order involving drugs in certain circumstances
HB 3175 - A court has venue for adoption if it had jurisdiction over guardianships
HB 3193 - Relating to damages for medical monitoring; establishing requirements for an order for payment of medical monitoring expenses

Agriculture (13 Bills)
HB 2082 - Repeal breed specific legislation
HB 2291 - Relating to state certification of industrial hemp and medical cannabis seed
HB 2476 - Relating to property ownership by Farmland Protection Board
HB 2508 - Relating to the limitation of actions on agricultural land
HB 2518 - Amending the West Virginia Fresh Food Act
HB 2783 - To remove primates as a dangerous wild animal
HB 2787 - Farm Direct Feed Sales Exemption
HB 2983 - Relating to cruelty to animals
HB 3016 - Establish food desert produce pilot program
HB 3045 - Relating to Emergency Agriculture Certification
HB 3046 - Fast Track for Agriculture Education Endorsement
HB 3196 - Relating to racetrack casino decoupling
HB 3345 - Providing increased protections for the welfare of domestic animals

Alcoholic Liquors and Beers (8 Bills)
HB 2072 - Relating generally to forfeiture of contraband
HB 2263 - Allowing a bar to purchase liquor from a distillery or a mini-distillery
HB 2349 - Authorizing a temporary foreign brewers import license
HB 2554 - Allowing a person to manufacture a stated amount of alcoholic liquor for personal consumption
HB 2985 - Relating to authorizing municipalities to establish outdoor refreshment areas for consumption of alcoholic beverages and non-intoxicating beer
HB 3173 - To permit home distilling of bourbon
HB 3177 - Relating to charitable bingo and alcohol sales and consumption while such bingo is taking places
HB 3311 - Relating to wine alcohol by volume as compared to beer

Appropriations (6 Bills)
HB 2370 - Requiring 50 percent of all reappropriated revenue accounts to be surrendered to general revenue
HB 2372 - Relating to “unencumbered” special revenue accounts to be surrendered to general revenue under certain circumstances
HB 2577 - Revoke spending authority for money used by an agency in support of a challenge to WV law
HB 2617 - Expire and appropriate funds from the Coronavirus State Fiscal Recovery Fund to the Reclamation of Abandoned and Dilapidated Properties Program Fund during fiscal year 2023.
HB 2618 - Authorize the Reclamation of Abandoned and Dilapidated Properties Program Fund to be used to demolish certain flood-damaged structures
HB 2838 - Litterbug Act

Banking and Finance (7 Bills)
HB 2073 - To establish a state bank of West Virginia
HB 2094 - Reforming the community reinvestment act to ensure investment in low income communities
HB 2202 - Creating the WV Community Development Equity Fund
HB 2611 - To remove certain territorial limitations on a banking institution’s ability to offer messenger services or mobile banking facilities
HB 3250 - To authorize restitution to victims of securities fraud and to create a fund for that purpose
HB 3252 - Prohibiting banks and payment networks from tracking firearm-related data and outlining penalties
HB 3301 - First Time Home Buyers Savings Account Act

Boards and Commissions (34 Bills)
HB 2032 - Relating to the Occupational Pneumoconiosis Board
HB 2052 - Prohibit businesses from having licenses revoked for not requiring masks
HB 2179 - To protect homeowners from unscrupulous contractors
HB 2282 - Relating generally to the distribution of certain taxes and surcharges to benefit volunteer and part-volunteer fire departments
HB 2425 - Require regulatory agency heads to have one year experience in the regulated industry
HB 2472 - To add additional members to the West Virginia Parole Board
HB 2473 - 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 2482 - Relating to social determinants of health
HB 2493 - To modify deputy sheriff’s retirement pay and the cost of receiving certain reports
HB 2496 - Requiring that any doctor performing an abortion must be board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology
HB 2578 - To create the Rural Area Department Volunteer Incentive Act of 2023
HB 2595 - To require that Public Service District Boards that represent more than one community to have at least one member from each community on the board.
HB 2630 - To allow county councils to change name to county commissions
HB 2768 - To require all state entities and Chapter 30 boards to use “.gov” domains and e-mail addresses
HB 2848 - Water and Sewer Operator licensing reciprocity
HB 2871 - Relating to awarding the service weapon of a retiring State Fire Marshal
HB 2873 - To modify the approval process requirements for the First Responders Honor Board
HB 2874 - Include State Fire Marshals in the code section with local law enforcement and first responders that receive information related to school safety requirements.
HB 2901 - State may not participate in or join the national school board association
HB 2903 - Library boards who make decisions on books must have ideological equality
HB 2945 - Relating to state boards of examination or registration
HB 2953 - Creating the Commission on Cost-of-Living Adjustments
HB 2954 - Eliminate need for Certificate of public convenience for water and sewer utilities
HB 3013 - Relating to authorizing the Jefferson County Commission to levy a special district excise tax
HB 3029 - Providing for the election of county school superintendents to four year terms.
HB 3037 - To create a partisan election for county board of education members.
HB 3136 - Relating to brewer and resident brewer licenses
HB 3141 - Relating to the practice of dentistry
HB 3156 - Raising the compensation rates of panel attorneys
HB 3171 - Provide that continuing education credits shall not expire for 3 years
HB 3210 - Relating to the performance of installation of propane gas systems
HB 3261 - Relating to Social Workers Qualifications
HB 3307 - Establishing the West Virginia-Ireland Trade Commission
HB 3343 - To require for the demolition of old schools in certain circumstances

claims (1 Bills)
HB 3344 - To pay certain moral obligations of the state

Constitutional Officers (7 Bills)
HB 2374 - Make appointment process for Congressional seats the same as that for the US Senate
HB 2557 - Make appointment process for Congressional seats the same as that for the US Senate
HB 2764 - Increase salary of constitutional officers
HB 2767 - Constitutional Officer Housing allowance
HB 2816 - Any judgment by a mayor, any individual exercising the mayor’s functions, the police court judge, or municipal judge of city be obligated to the Model Rules of Judicial Conduct.
HB 3140 - Allowing treasurer to invest in gold and silver
HB 3219 - To permit retired magistrates to have the ability to carry concealed weapons without paying fee

Consumer Protection (18 Bills)
HB 2004 - Prevent the use of payment card processing systems for surveillance of Second Amendment activity and discriminatory conduct
HB 2081 - Renter’s bill of rights
HB 2085 - Affordable broadband access for seniors, low income, and disabled persons due to fixed, minimum, or moderate incomes
HB 2099 - Allowing a tenant to recover deposits in full if a landlord has failed any Dwelling Unit Inspections
HB 2118 - Repealing the article on unfair trade practices
HB 2237 - Relating to consumer protection of new manufactured home warranties
HB 2306 - Provide certain classes of property protections from creditor collections
HB 2339 - Requiring a telemarketer’s location must be indicated on customer’s caller ID
HB 2395 - Make the Consumer Advocate division separate and independent from the PSC
HB 2396 - Relating to pyramid promotional schemes
HB 2400 - Allowing a home improvement transaction to be performed under an oral contract
HB 2537 - Prohibiting covenant not to compete
HB 2637 - Creating a State Central Legal Advertising Website
HB 2810 - Relating to data disposal protection
HB 2813 - Provide for disclosure of potentially harmful ingredients in menstrual products
HB 2869 - Relating to law enforcement warrant for third party information
HB 2949 - Relating to disclosure of information by online marketplaces to inform consumers
HB 3131 - Clarify pricing for gasoline to consumers

Corporations (2 Bills)
HB 2194 - Establishing that companies requiring vaccine mandates lose immunity protection
HB 3272 - Relating to the operation of private trust companies in West Virginia

Corrections (24 Bills)
HB 2028 - Establish quick response teams to work with drug users who are arrested
HB 2037 - Create a prison work pilot program
HB 2045 - Dividing pretrial detention jail costs between arresting authorities
HB 2056 - Relating to requiring a parolee or probationer found to have suffered with addiction to participate in a support service.
HB 2126 - Relating to increasing the amount of money for which a purchase may be made without obtaining three bids to ten thousand dollars
HB 2233 - Make all state inmates regardless of sex members of the state convict road force
HB 2241 - Relating to education to children and adults housed in correctional facilities and regional jails
HB 2250 - Adding Division of Corrections and Rehabilitation employees who work at institutions managed by the Commissioner to the Survivor Benefits Act
HB 2379 - Allow women to work on inmate road crews
HB 2441 - Reentry Task Force
HB 2444 - Provide wardens with ability to use inmates to perform work in the upkeep local cemeteries
HB 2464 - Limitations to solitary confinement to 3 days per every 2 weeks
HB 2477 - Relating to the financial responsibility of inmates in relation to civil awards
HB 2793 - Relating to mental health treatment for inmates
HB 2837 - Relating to intentionally fleeing or attempting to flee in a vehicle from a law-enforcement officer, probation officer, or parole officer
HB 2879 - To provide a pay increase to state correctional workers in West Virginia
HB 2963 - Prohibit Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation from making inmates pay co-payment for medical or dental service by a doctor or nurse
HB 2971 - Access to Rehabilitation Act
HB 3014 - Require Correctional Facilities to provide free feminine hygiene products
HB 3034 - To create a Parolee Drivers Permit
HB 3120 - Split the jail bills among the cities, counties, and the state
HB 3253 - To provide sufficient funding to the Jail Operations Partial Reimbursement Fund if a general revenue surplus exists in a given fiscal year
HB 3275 - Relating to private prisons
HB 3320 - Requiring the West Virginia Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation to provide an inmate with one physical copy of their birth certificate and social security card upon release

Counties (35 Bills)
HB 2008 - Requiring local entities to enforce immigration laws
HB 2027 - Require and make mandatory the full involvement of local law enforcement in the person-to-person presentation of an eviction notice
HB 2045 - Dividing pretrial detention jail costs between arresting authorities
HB 2172 - Allow local governments to hold property owners more accountable for upkeep of buildings
HB 2173 - Limit amount a county tax assessor can increase assessed value of antique or classic cars
HB 2213 - Limit number of visitor bureaus that can exist in a county
HB 2243 - Creating a process by which voters may recall a county ordinance in a special election
HB 2285 - Requiring that open hunting season for big game begin on a Saturday
HB 2299 - To require that any municipality or county commission who intends to approve a location for a limited video lottery retailer must first announce their intention to do so and hold a public hearing before approval.
HB 2308 - 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 2336 - Requiring local entities to enforce immigration laws
HB 2357 - Granting jurisdiction to supervise youth sport league events to county boards of education and the Secondary School Activities Commission
HB 2398 - Requiring the Human Rights Commission, when investigating a complaint of discrimination, to specifically include an examination of the intent of the person
HB 2433 - Creating three separate job titles for school bus operators
HB 2493 - To modify deputy sheriff’s retirement pay and the cost of receiving certain reports
HB 2784 - Relating to duty to prosecute
HB 2838 - Litterbug Act
HB 2922 - To limit the number of vape stores and head shops to one for every 15,000 residents per county
HB 2937 - To reduce the business license fee for WV Volunteer Fire Departments to $250
HB 2981 - Prohibit the sheriff’s department from posting mug shot photos for an arrest
HB 3005 - Relating to accelerating the conversion of the state excise tax on the privilege of transferring real property into a county excise tax
HB 3083 - Prohibiting political subdivisions from enacting certain ordinances, regulations, local policies, local resolutions, or other legal requirements
HB 3091 - Requiring counties provide fiscal information for State Auditor’s WV Checkbook website
HB 3120 - Split the jail bills among the cities, counties, and the state
HB 3126 - Allotting counties $5,000 per deputy position to only be used for deputy pay raises
HB 3127 - Requiring state entities, local entities and law enforcement agencies to cooperate with the enforcement of immigration laws
HB 3185 - Transparency in Government Act
HB 3201 - To include electric-powered school busses in the county foundation allowance
HB 3220 - Increasing amount of excess funds to be held over to following year
HB 3265 - Remove statutory mandates that the sheriff of a county shall serve process or is responsible for cost of service or arrest by another law enforcement agency
HB 3280 - To cause law enforcement and DNR agencies whose officers fall under PERS to submit to Tax a report at the time of retirement so that these officers qualify for the law enforcement officers' tax credit
HB 3313 - Restraining county commissions from imposing rules and regulations on farmers beyond what is already prescribed through state statute
HB 3314 - Increasing the special district excise tax to a rate or rates on sales within the boundaries of an economic opportunity development district
HB 3342 - Relating to cooperation between municipal and county economic
HB 3345 - Providing increased protections for the welfare of domestic animals

County Officials (10 Bills)
HB 2227 - Limiting the maximum number of appointees to certain county and municipal bodies
HB 2299 - To require that any municipality or county commission who intends to approve a location for a limited video lottery retailer must first announce their intention to do so and hold a public hearing before approval.
HB 2307 - To ensure false claims on property titles are not fault of landowner
HB 2332 - Prohibit county clerk from charging or prohibiting person from taking pictures of public documents
HB 2630 - To allow county councils to change name to county commissions
HB 2768 - To require all state entities and Chapter 30 boards to use “.gov” domains and e-mail addresses
HB 2784 - Relating to duty to prosecute
HB 2838 - Litterbug Act
HB 3125 - Allowing for a paid commission for sheriffs
HB 3185 - Transparency in Government Act

Courts (22 Bills)
HB 2197 - To increase the amount of money given to jurors per day
HB 2248 - Relating to magistrate employee appointments
HB 2331 - Repeal section relating to circuit courts having limited jurisdiction to hear divorce cases
HB 2417 - Directing the Supreme Court of Appeals to create a pilot domestic violence court in Kanawha County
HB 2471 - Relating to the suspension of driver’s license for unpaid tickets
HB 2475 - Provide for a raise for private investigators hired by public defender offices or court appointed panel attorneys
HB 2490 - Establishing a procedure to name a kinship legal guardian
HB 2784 - Relating to duty to prosecute
HB 2948 - 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 2960 - To prohibit insurance policy limits from being accessed prior to a lawsuit
HB 2962 - Second Look Sentencing Act
HB 3138 - Allow magistrate assistants to assess fines on basic charges
HB 3142 - Provide that family court can order certain services
HB 3150 - Allow business owners to make undue burden claim to get excused from jury service
HB 3172 - Change filing fees that circuit courts may charge
HB 3174 - Relating generally to magistrate courts
HB 3175 - A court has venue for adoption if it had jurisdiction over guardianships
HB 3208 - Automatic CPS expungement if an individual is not found to have committed abuse and neglect by court order
HB 3329 - Creating judicial circuits and assigning the number of circuit judges in each circuit to be elected in the 2024 election
HB 3330 - Creating family court circuits and assigning the number of family court judges in each family court circuit to be elected in the 2024 election
HB 3331 - Relating generally to support staff in the family courts and magistrate courts of this state
HB 3332 - Creating judicial circuits and assigning the number of circuit judges in each circuit to be elected in the 2024 election

Crime (105 Bills)
HB 2019 - Making Delta-8 and Delta-7 controlled substances
HB 2080 - To amend the laws relating to overtaking and passing school buses in West Virginia
HB 2107 - Relating to access of records in controlled substance monitoring
HB 2110 - Creating a domestic violence registry
HB 2113 - Modifying the criminal penalties imposed on a parent, guardian or custodian for child abuse
HB 2114 - Allowing the concealed carry of firearms on and in Capitol grounds
HB 2129 - Relating to extended supervision for certain drug offenders
HB 2131 - Prohibiting payroll deductions to electioneering organizations
HB 2141 - Creating the Police Partnering with Communities Act
HB 2142 - Providing for the reintegration of inmates in correctional facilities
HB 2151 - Relating to accessories to a crime
HB 2155 - Defend the Guard Act
HB 2181 - To establish a state animal abuse register
HB 2187 - Updating the definition of ammunition relating to carry concealed weapons
HB 2188 - 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 2189 - To create the "Protection of Property from Warrantless Searches Act.”
HB 2199 - Safe Play Act
HB 2200 - Creating the Fair Chance Act
HB 2204 - Increasing criminal penalties for certain crimes against houses of worship
HB 2226 - Make criminal invasion of privacy a felony
HB 2236 - Removing the one-time limit on the expungement of certain criminal convictions
HB 2238 - Relating to the cultivation of medical cannabis
HB 2251 - Increasing penalties sexual offenses
HB 2252 - Relating to establishing criminal penalties for human trafficking
HB 2280 - Relating to the criminal offense of desecration of graves and vandalizing cemeteries
HB 2286 - Making expungement of records for certain defendants found not guilty or have had charges dismissed to occur without petitioning the court
HB 2301 - Expanding felony hate crime protections to individuals on the basis of perceived or actual sexual orientation
HB 2322 - Provide for crime of impersonating non-public persons on social media
HB 2335 - Establish the WV Constitution and the WV Code as the primary law in WV
HB 2338 - Relating generally to unlawful restraint of dogs
HB 2343 - Grant automatic expungement of criminal records in certain instances
HB 2358 - Making it a misdemeanor for a person to knowingly allow a felony drug offense to be committed on his or her property
HB 2362 - To allow circuit court judges with at least six years of service to conceal carry if they so desire
HB 2386 - Ban sanctuary cities in West Virginia
HB 2392 - Relating to assault with bodily fluids
HB 2397 - Modifying the definition of child abuse or neglect to exclude accidental injury
HB 2403 - Relating to penalties for conspiracy to commit murder
HB 2432 - Increasing the penalties for exposure of governmental representatives to fentanyl or any other harmful drug
HB 2437 - Relating to fetal body parts
HB 2462 - Relating to reasonable force in defense of self, real and personal property
HB 2471 - Relating to the suspension of driver’s license for unpaid tickets
HB 2499 - Relating to dangerous crimes against children
HB 2527 - Relating to revising the criminal code generally
HB 2547 - Relating to the criminal forfeiture process act
HB 2549 - Permit teachers in K-12 schools be authorized to carry concealed firearms as a designated school protection officer
HB 2550 - Relating to Off Duty LEO and LEOSA Exemptions
HB 2555 - Relating to death penalty for first degree murder
HB 2563 - Provide that someone guilty of a crime where victim was a police officer in performance of duties is ineligible for parole
HB 2567 - Relating to felony trespassing
HB 2572 - To create the Protection of Shared Physical and Digital Property from Warrantless Searches Act
HB 2573 - To create the Criminal Forfeiture Act
HB 2594 - Relating to the death penalty for first degree murder
HB 2629 - Relating to criminal trespass
HB 2763 - To provide for an updated definition of first degree murder on a law enforcement officer
HB 2766 - To clarify when inmates may receive “good time” or time served
HB 2784 - Relating to duty to prosecute
HB 2795 - To update the definition of libel in West Virginia
HB 2799 - Impose criminal liability and penalties upon purchasers of goods for delivery who refuse to return rejected goods to the vendor after the purchaser has had their purchase money reimbursed
HB 2837 - Relating to intentionally fleeing or attempting to flee in a vehicle from a law-enforcement officer, probation officer, or parole officer
HB 2838 - Litterbug Act
HB 2847 - To impose a life sentence on fentanyl dealers
HB 2853 - To increase the penalty for passing a school bus and causing injury
HB 2884 - Requiring a minimum of 7 year term in state prison for conviction of distributing controlled substances
HB 2918 - Relating to the removal of animals left unattended in motor vehicles
HB 2919 - To ban adult-oriented stores from operating physical locations in West Virginia
HB 2923 - To modify exemptions from criminal liability to include a distinction for biological lessons regarding reproduction.
HB 2944 - Relating to DNA collection requirements in abortion cases relating to rape or incest
HB 2951 - Removing certain drugs from schedule one
HB 2962 - Second Look Sentencing Act
HB 2964 - Relating to online privacy protection for minors
HB 2970 - Creating the equitable right to expungement
HB 2980 - Removing bona fide schools, public libraries, and museums from the list of exemptions from criminal liability relating to distribution and display to minor of obscene matter
HB 2991 - Establishing the crime of torture
HB 2999 - To choose to not vaccinate children does not amount to abuse and neglect
HB 3002 - To create a crime to send someone abortion pills through the U.S. mail
HB 3004 - Relating to transferred right of self-defense to a person who engages an active shooter on school grounds
HB 3006 - West Virginia Critical Infrastructure Protection Act
HB 3009 - Relating to voting rights of formerly incarcerated individuals
HB 3031 - Eliminating West Virginia Greyhound Breeding Development Fund
HB 3038 - Add unborn persons to the definition of driving under the influence and causing injury or death to an unborn person.
HB 3041 - Permitting civil remedies for the unauthorized disclosure of intimate images
HB 3081 - To abolish felony murder charge in West Virginia
HB 3103 - To eliminate the restriction to carry a firearm on the state capitol complex grounds
HB 3106 - Add Kratom to list of schedule I controlled substances
HB 3112 - To create the Emergency Supplemental Victims Service Fund
HB 3121 - Creating the Stop Our Scourge Act of 2023
HB 3132 - Increasing penalties for Corruption
HB 3137 - Prohibiting Illegal Alien Human Smuggling
HB 3152 - Relating to driving under the influence
HB 3158 - To make certain acts of panhandling and solicitation unlawful
HB 3162 - Relating generally to solid waste facilities
HB 3176 - Prohibit drag shows from being performed in front of minors and to prohibit people from dressing in drag when reading aloud during story time in schools.
HB 3181 - Relating to when a warrant, capias for arrest is dismissed when charges are dismissed
HB 3190 - Amending the definition of “minor”
HB 3194 - Free range parenting is not classified as abuse and neglect
HB 3207 - To prohibiting the use of electronic tracking devices
HB 3267 - To allow elected officials to carry a concealed weapon if they have a valid concealed carry permit in government buildings
HB 3284 - Relating to the use of unmanned aircraft systems by law enforcement
HB 3289 - Prohibiting any next of kin who is criminally responsible for the death of a relative from being involved in the decedent’s burial arrangements
HB 3298 - Prohibiting civil rights violations based on disability, gender identity or sexual orientation
HB 3302 - To recognize unborn child as distinct victim in a DUI causing death
HB 3316 - To create a domestic violence registry
HB 3325 - Requiring a pharmacist to fill a prescription for individuals who have a valid prescription unless belief that prescription is fraudulent
HB 3338 - Relating to sentencing for prohibited acts with a firearm
HB 3345 - Providing increased protections for the welfare of domestic animals

Domestic Relations (26 Bills)
HB 2058 - 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 2103 - An affirmative defense to violation of a parenting plan is a de facto parenting plan
HB 2123 - Expanding definition of who may apply for grandparent visitation
HB 2127 - Relating to abolishing spousal support
HB 2130 - Allowing deductions to determine adjusted gross income for student loan payments or mortgage payments in determining child support
HB 2166 - Relating to grandparents' rights to visit grandchildren
HB 2230 - Ensuring that legal or biological parents have equal access to any and all copies of birth registry forms
HB 2259 - Relating to modifications of child support or alimony
HB 2269 - Recognize convictions of domestic battery in the fair and equitable distribution of marital property
HB 2324 - Allowing for child support arrears agreements that the Family Court must accept
HB 2325 - Relating to adoption attorneys
HB 2509 - Creating the Uniform Premarital Agreement Act
HB 2926 - To modify parenting if father encouraged an abortion
HB 2930 - To prohibit state jurisdiction over out of state divorces
HB 2948 - 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 2973 - No guardian ad litem is needed on adoptions if both parents sign a relinquishment
HB 2986 - Creating a statutory right to petition circuit and family courts for sibling visitation
HB 2990 - Ensure that persons appointed as guardian’s 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 2999 - To choose to not vaccinate children does not amount to abuse and neglect
HB 3018 - 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 3139 - To allow for modification of a family court order involving drugs in certain circumstances
HB 3142 - Provide that family court can order certain services
HB 3194 - Free range parenting is not classified as abuse and neglect
HB 3208 - Automatic CPS expungement if an individual is not found to have committed abuse and neglect by court order
HB 3309 - Establishing the Child Support from Conception Act
HB 3316 - To create a domestic violence registry

Economic Development (39 Bills)
HB 2030 - WV Small Business COVID Relief Act
HB 2059 - Amend the Rural Industrial Site Development Act
HB 2061 - Provide targeted business personal property tax relief in certain communities
HB 2062 - Establish rules and regulations for e-bikes in West Virginia that more closely comport to federal law
HB 2063 - Provide a tax credit to distribution centers who build away from interstates and in more rural areas of West Virginia.
HB 2064 - To create commercial opportunity zones to attract new businesses to West Virginia
HB 2141 - Creating the Police Partnering with Communities Act
HB 2145 - Be Exceptional Starting Today Act
HB 2202 - Creating the WV Community Development Equity Fund
HB 2240 - Requiring urban renewal authorities to submit proposed urban renewal projects to the affected local county boards of health
HB 2256 - To provide for the full restoration of the Holly Grove Mansion
HB 2268 - 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 2279 - Relating to granting in-state resident status to economic development participants
HB 2486 - Economic and Community Development Task Force
HB 2510 - To establish the Rare Earth Element and Critical Mineral Investment Tax Credit Act
HB 2512 - Transferring the administration of the West Virginia Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (SBTT) Matching Funds Program from the Department of Commerce to the Department of Economic Development
HB 2575 - To expand recreational benefits to West Virginia Landowners to promote land ownership within the State, increase property value, bolster the State economy, and to provide additional benefits to West Virginia taxpayers
HB 2599 - Creating the utility pole rights of way and easement mapping initiative
HB 2750 - Relating to the state allocation of funding to regional councils
HB 2753 - To modify e-bike laws in West Virginia
HB 2935 - Create the Tourism Event Emergency Medical Services Fund
HB 2958 - To create the Business Tax Rebate Incentive Program
HB 2965 - To create a pilot project of tiny homes
HB 3007 - To create the West Virginia Small Business Payroll Tax Credit Pilot Program
HB 3012 - To encourage economic development regarding rare earth elements and critical minerals, as defined, by providing temporary severance tax relief
HB 3052 - Creating small business and minority populations economic and workforce development taskforce
HB 3094 - To create the Remote Worker Home Development Act
HB 3095 - Creating a Department of Economic Development grant program relating to agricultural vocational and technical training facilities at West Virginia schools
HB 3102 - Creating Adopt-A-Trail volunteer programs for public land under DNR jurisdiction
HB 3111 - Creating Infrastructure Ready Jurisdictions
HB 3140 - Allowing treasurer to invest in gold and silver
HB 3147 - To create the Upper Ohio Valley Trail Network
HB 3161 - Relating to state recognition of Native American tribes
HB 3168 - Ensuring investment in WV Tourism is competitive with other states and accessible long term
HB 3173 - To permit home distilling of bourbon
HB 3318 - Relating to location of services provided by the Workforce Development Board as related to the one-stop delivery system
HB 3328 - Authorizing the Hatfield-McCoy Regional Recreation Authority to contract to build and maintain trails on privately owned property
HB 3336 - Relating to the Certified Industrial Business Expansion Development Program
HB 3347 - Relating to the Upper Kanawha Valley Resiliency and Revitalization Program

Education (3 Bills)
HB 2157 - Discontinuing the use of common core standards and assessments in the state
HB 2488 - Providing school days to register and transport students to vote
HB 2635 - Exempting personal income earned by individuals working as teachers at primary and secondary schools from personal income tax

Education (Higher) (44 Bills)
HB 2005 - Establishing the dual enrollment pilot program to be administered by the Higher Education Policy Commission and the Council for Community and Technical College Education in conjunction with the State Board of Education.
HB 2048 - Establishing the Katherine Johnson Academy
HB 2077 - Gun carry allowed on college campuses
HB 2097 - Creation of a Higher Education Prison Task Force
HB 2149 - Establishing the Katherine Johnson Academy
HB 2180 - Relating to the creation and administration of a scholarship program for college students who remain in-state after graduation
HB 2182 - To acknowledge that the mental health of higher education students is of paramount importance, and due to a variety of issues
HB 2273 - Expanding the amount of promise scholarship funds awarded to persons majoring in science, technology, engineering and mathematics
HB 2302 - Relating to rulemaking for healthcare plans
HB 2381 - Establishing the behavioral health workforce education initiative at the Higher Education Policy Commission
HB 2390 - The Forming Open and Robust University Minds (FORUM) Act
HB 2401 - Relating to relocation or closure of state higher education institutions
HB 2408 - Mountaineer Games Sports League
HB 2421 - The Campus Self Defense Act
HB 2457 - Amend section providing for waiver of tuition and fees for older persons auditing certain college classes
HB 2465 - Increase access to and amount covered of the promise scholarship to ensure full ride regardless of tuition costs, double majors, or courses of interest
HB 2467 - Legal apprenticeships as alternatives to Law School to help those who cannot afford law school or have a disability
HB 2497 - Prohibit requiring Covid-19 vaccine or booster shot to attend in person classes at colleges and universities
HB 2504 - Relating to PROMISE Scholarship Program requirements
HB 2633 - Relating to the Campus Self Defense Act
HB 2800 - All relating to authorizing legislative rules regarding higher education
HB 2801 - Relating to Social Media privacy and educational institutions
HB 2802 - Creating the Economic Development Tuition Waiver
HB 2824 - Relating to campus carry
HB 2833 - Establishing the behavioral health workforce education initiative at the Higher Education Policy Commission
HB 2835 - Repeal outdated provisions of code relating to the West Virginia graduate college and Marshall University
HB 2941 - To extend the end date of the State Advisory Council on Postsecondary Attainment Goals
HB 2961 - Relating to abolishing the center for nursing and moving the functions to the Higher Education Policy Commission
HB 2968 - Tuition and fee exemptions for service-connected Disabled Veterans and their dependents.
HB 2972 - To prohibit public university names for gender affirming care
HB 2989 - Relating to increasing the number of out-of-state medical students receiving in-state tuition rates who agree to practice for a specific time within West Virginia.
HB 3000 - Universities must accept religious, medical, or right of conscience exemptions to taking vaccinations
HB 3024 - Hunger-Free Campus Act
HB 3046 - Fast Track for Agriculture Education Endorsement
HB 3050 - Repeal Teacher Required CE
HB 3085 - Relating to hiring a “therapist” in WVDE
HB 3099 - To establish a grant program for colleges that take steps to establish themselves as Student Basic Needs campuses
HB 3124 - To allow non-resident students enrolled at West Virginia colleges and universities to purchase their hunting and fishing licenses at the resident rate.
HB 3155 - Providing educational benefits to veterans who commit to WV residency
HB 3192 - Abolishing the Center for Nursing and transferring its duties and authorities to the Higher Education Policy Commission
HB 3218 - To require suicide prevention resources be printed on student identification cards at any school that issues identification cards for students in grades 6-12 in public schools and for students in a public or private institution of higher education.
HB 3224 - Adding West Virginia Junior College to the list of eligible institutions that accept PROMISE scholarship recipients
HB 3273 - Create State Tech Transfer Commission
HB 3317 - Relating to removing specific continuing education requirements

Education (K12) (132 Bills)
HB 2003 - Providing early childhood assistant teachers and systems of support to help students achieve grade level literacy and numeracy by end of third grade.
HB 2005 - Establishing the dual enrollment pilot program to be administered by the Higher Education Policy Commission and the Council for Community and Technical College Education in conjunction with the State Board of Education.
HB 2023 - To expand funding for school safety use CARES and infrastructure funds
HB 2031 - Modifying the school calendar
HB 2034 - Relating to vocational and technical education programs
HB 2070 - Relating to vocational and technical education programs
HB 2079 - Policy offering a housing credit for educators who live in West Virginia 5 or more years after becoming an educator in the state
HB 2080 - To amend the laws relating to overtaking and passing school buses in West Virginia
HB 2108 - Prohibit parents from being restricted from monitoring virtual public education classrooms
HB 2133 - Granting tax credits for parents and legal guardians whose children are in a home schooling program or private school
HB 2134 - To modify the teacher retirement system so that Tier 2 teachers may use annual/sick leave towards retirement
HB 2135 - Relating to pay for Board of Education members
HB 2137 - To allow money paid to state employees to go to their estate if they pass away before their retirement date
HB 2148 - To dissolve the West Virginia School Building Authority
HB 2167 - Relating to calculating max number of students at alternative and year-round schools
HB 2185 - Providing a tax credit to encourage new teachers to remain in the state
HB 2195 - To provide that third grade students be competent in reading and math before moving on to fourth grade
HB 2203 - Requiring State Board of Education to establish a Personal Finance Literacy pilot program to be implemented in at least five public high schools
HB 2216 - Remove standardized testing in public and private schools
HB 2225 - Requiring each county school board to employ at least one full time school nurse
HB 2231 - Relating to teacher salary enhancement
HB 2241 - Relating to education to children and adults housed in correctional facilities and regional jails
HB 2242 - Requiring each high school student to complete a full credit course of study in personal finance
HB 2261 - Relating to the special community development school pilot program
HB 2276 - Issuing identification documents to homeless individuals residing at homeless shelters
HB 2315 - Prohibiting the home schooling of children in certain circumstances
HB 2320 - Changing the recommended guidelines for full-day and half-day cooks to the minimum ratio of one cook for every 110 meals
HB 2327 - Requiring party affiliation on school board elections
HB 2334 - Remove homeschool testing and portfolio requirements
HB 2340 - To remove limit of 140 days for retired substitute teachers
HB 2346 - Declaring a shortage of qualified bus operators and allowing retired bus operators to accept employment
HB 2347 - Establishing the Anti-Stereotyping Act
HB 2350 - Granting full time employees of county boards of education three months of paid leave following the birth of a child
HB 2354 - Student Rescue Act
HB 2355 - Establishing a pilot program to develop school-based mental and behavioral health services
HB 2357 - Granting jurisdiction to supervise youth sport league events to county boards of education and the Secondary School Activities Commission
HB 2363 - To require a moment of silence at the beginning of school each day in the state
HB 2364 - To exempt school buses from toll fees in West Virginia
HB 2366 - Require cameras in all classrooms
HB 2380 - Relating to School Building Authority
HB 2382 - Relating to repealing school innovation zones provisions superseded by Innovation in Education Act
HB 2383 - Relating generally to school nurses
HB 2385 - Creating the Prevention Through K-12 Education Act
HB 2410 - Establish the Commission on American History Enrichment
HB 2411 - To establish cultural competency training for teachers obtaining or renewing a teaching license in West Virginia
HB 2433 - Creating three separate job titles for school bus operators
HB 2434 - Modifying the definitions and pay grades of certain school cafeteria personnel
HB 2435 - To strengthen anti-hazing laws and policies for Pre-K to Grade 12
HB 2443 - Relating to service employees with National Association for Pupil Transportation Certifications
HB 2452 - To allow parents to retain their child for an extra year of school without losing a year of sports eligibility
HB 2455 - Defining a work day for school service personnel and removing a provision relating to employment of licensed practical nurses
HB 2458 - Relating to public school personnel
HB 2461 - Video and audio recordings in self-contained classrooms
HB 2463 - Allowing substitute teachers to work and not receive any deduction on their retirement over the 140-day of work
HB 2488 - Providing school days to register and transport students to vote
HB 2494 - Requiring high school students to pass a test on the US Constitution to graduate from high school
HB 2495 - Allowing private school students to play public school sports in some instances
HB 2516 - Provide that coaching days do not count towards limit on days for retired employees
HB 2549 - Permit teachers in K-12 schools be authorized to carry concealed firearms as a designated school protection officer
HB 2551 - Creating the Homeschool Credential Recognition Act
HB 2560 - To require cameras in every classroom and room where children are present
HB 2571 - Require county school boards to have members elected per district
HB 2580 - Requiring an annual test for students to advance to the next grade level
HB 2596 - To modify when a nonresident student’s transfer may be denied
HB 2597 - Amending performance evaluations of professional personnel
HB 2598 - Raising salaries for school service personnel
HB 2602 - Reestablishing certain specialized school service personnel classifications
HB 2607 - Clarify that vehicles with a capacity larger than 10 passengers may be used to transport students provided that no more than 10 passengers may be transported at one time.
HB 2619 - Amending Hope Scholarship eligibility
HB 2622 - Relating to no child in the State of West Virginia should be admitted into the general classroom of a public school in WV unless they can speak basic English and meet the same expectations of non-special education students who are native English speakers
HB 2636 - To provide that out of school suspensions be considered “excused” absences.
HB 2761 - To allow classroom aides with 10 or more years of service and good evaluations to bid on teaching positions
HB 2772 - Create the Statewide Online Education Act
HB 2797 - Providing that microschool tuition and fees are qualifying expenses for Hope Scholarship accounts
HB 2807 - Creating the Virtual Public Schools Act
HB 2819 - To add State Fire Marshals to the statute to be included with law enforcement that receive information related to school safety requirements
HB 2820 - To provide HOPE Scholarship recipients with the ability to play sports
HB 2823 - Allowing for Religious Exemptions of Vaccine Requirements in Primary and Secondary Schools
HB 2827 - Make public charter schools eligible for Safe Schools Funds
HB 2828 - Relating to WV teaching salaries
HB 2832 - Clarifying appropriate and inappropriate duties for school counselors while also providing the definition of a school counselor.
HB 2850 - Relating to students with exceptional needs
HB 2853 - To increase the penalty for passing a school bus and causing injury
HB 2863 - Creating a homeless education coordinator for county schools
HB 2890 - Modifying student discipline
HB 2901 - State may not participate in or join the national school board association
HB 2932 - Bill to fund armed veterans at our schools.
HB 2940 - Establishing the Anti-Stereotyping Act
HB 2942 - Relating to revocation of school personnel certification
HB 2947 - Relating to mandatory drug testing of all classes of employees in K through 12 schools
HB 2992 - Clarifying and updating school bus rules and the types of vehicles covered
HB 2997 - To make the HOPE Scholarship applicable to all children
HB 3001 - To prohibit punishment for teachers who refuse to use pronouns inconsistent with a child’s sex
HB 3019 - Relating to student suicide prevention
HB 3021 - Expanding early childhood education programs to three-year-old children
HB 3028 - To allow teachers can bank sick leave for years of service and/or insurance payments.
HB 3029 - Providing for the election of county school superintendents to four year terms.
HB 3037 - To create a partisan election for county board of education members.
HB 3046 - Fast Track for Agriculture Education Endorsement
HB 3047 - Clarifying Classroom Overloads for Special Education
HB 3048 - Removal of Mandatory Homeschool Reporting
HB 3049 - To create the American Campuses Act.
HB 3054 - Student Suicide Prevention - ID Cards
HB 3055 - To create a vocational math class for students interested in careers in the trades.
HB 3068 - To provide debt incentives for STEM teachers
HB 3076 - Relating to hiring of therapists in schools
HB 3084 - Relating to revising provisions related to public charter schools
HB 3095 - Creating a Department of Economic Development grant program relating to agricultural vocational and technical training facilities at West Virginia schools
HB 3098 - To eliminate the WV General Summative Assessment and replace it with a formative assessment given three times a year
HB 3105 - Requiring Director of transportation have 2 years experience for bus operator
HB 3113 - Requiring high school students to complete course of study in personal finance
HB 3117 - Remove assessments for homeschoolers
HB 3118 - Creating the Parents' Bill of Rights
HB 3144 - No vaccine mandate for schools
HB 3183 - Child Protection Act
HB 3201 - To include electric-powered school busses in the county foundation allowance
HB 3213 - Providing that Homeschooled Students be eligible to participate in public school extracurricular activities
HB 3216 - Funding EMS and School Resource Officers through marijuana tax
HB 3218 - To require suicide prevention resources be printed on student identification cards at any school that issues identification cards for students in grades 6-12 in public schools and for students in a public or private institution of higher education.
HB 3221 - To extend the Hope Scholarship to Preschool
HB 3222 - Direct Foundation Funding Act
HB 3223 - To create a Special Education Instructor Entitlement
HB 3228 - Heart Health Equity Inclusion
HB 3263 - Provide for statewide participation in the federal Community Eligibility Provision for its duration
HB 3269 - To require a semester of personal finance to be taught in high school as a prerequisite for graduation
HB 3271 - Relating to increasing monitoring of special education classrooms
HB 3276 - Relating to requiring video cameras in certain special education classrooms
HB 3285 - Relating to standardized test reporting exemptions for contingencies
HB 3293 - Relating generally to identifying and educating exceptional children exhibiting indicators or diagnosed with dyslexia or dyscalculia
HB 3296 - Provide for statewide participation in the federal Community Eligibility Provision for its duration
HB 3343 - To require for the demolition of old schools in certain circumstances
HB 3348 - To allow for the construction of safe entry ways to all public schools in West Virginia.

Elected Officials (1 Bills)
HB 2205 - 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 (41 Bills)
HB 2038 - Refer instances of election fraud to the attorney general for prosecution
HB 2131 - Prohibiting payroll deductions to electioneering organizations
HB 2184 - Permitting election day registration of voters
HB 2210 - Require all registered voters to produce a photo ID to vote in all public office elections
HB 2214 - Require special elections to be held same day as primary or general election
HB 2327 - Requiring party affiliation on school board elections
HB 2328 - Faithless Elector law
HB 2330 - Prohibit electronic ballots
HB 2345 - Relating to automatic voter registration
HB 2488 - Providing school days to register and transport students to vote
HB 2513 - Relating to the deadline by which county clerks must report voter participation history after an election into the statewide voter registration system
HB 2529 - Relating to when vacancies in the office of magistrate shall be filled by election or appointment
HB 2561 - Clarifying the announcement form and eligibility requirements for becoming a candidate for election to a public office
HB 2579 - Relating to the nonpartisan election of county superintendents of schools
HB 2585 - Authorizing a special election for presenting the question of a special levy renewal for levies expiring prior to the primary election scheduled for May 14, 2024
HB 2591 - To ensure party affiliation is consistent with candidate’s voter registration
HB 2625 - Emergency Absentee Ballot Preparedness Act
HB 2782 - Require all municipal elections be held on the same election day in November that other state elections are on
HB 2792 - Relating to Election Runoff
HB 2803 - Remove felonies from reason to disqualify from voting
HB 2811 - Permitting anyone over 65 to vote absentee
HB 2836 - Relating to contested elections procedure update
HB 2840 - Relating to expenditures of federal appropriations from Congress to the Secretary of State for purposes that further the administration of federal elections held in the state
HB 2846 - To limit the amount of ballot propositions.
HB 2849 - Changing the local school board election from the Primary to the General
HB 2855 - Relating to election reform
HB 2856 - Relating to appointment of candidates after filing period
HB 2857 - The purpose of this bill is to give a 10-day right to appeal to the Supreme Court of Appeals a Secretary of State decision to not certify a candidacy.
HB 2858 - To clarify the postmark date for election announcements
HB 2859 - Relating to changing the process of election litigation
HB 2866 - Provisions for election observers during any election and at any voting or ballot-reviewing and ballot-counting location within West Virginia
HB 2876 - Allowing the Secretary of State’s office to transmit electronically the total ballots cast, counted, and rejected
HB 2897 - Permit registered voters to vote an absentee ballot by mail in all circumstances
HB 2931 - Convention of states delegates have penalties for deviating from what they were sent to convention for
HB 2952 - Creating online voters' guide
HB 2974 - Creating the West Virginia Native American Tribes Unique Recognition, Authentication, and Listing Act
HB 3008 - Relating to clarifying the uniform statewide deadline for electronically submitted voter registration
HB 3020 - To mandate that the Secretary of State to utilize the Electronic Registration Information Center
HB 3029 - Providing for the election of county school superintendents to four year terms.
HB 3037 - To create a partisan election for county board of education members.
HB 3187 - Relating to requirements imposed on social media companies to prevent corruption and provide transparency of election-related content made available on social media websites

Energy (8 Bills)
HB 2120 - Relating to the financing of environmental pollution control equipment for coal-fired power plants
HB 2175 - Relating generally to coal fired energy plants and wind power
HB 2258 - Relating to power generating plant sites
HB 2814 - To create a Hydrogen power task force
HB 2830 - Providing for solar energy production on formerly mined land
HB 2852 - Create the Orphan Well Prevention Act of 2023
HB 3088 - Relating to the Energy Storage Procurement Act
HB 3130 - Creating the Coalfields Energy Research and Economic Development Authority

Environment (20 Bills)
HB 2021 - Relating to funding for the DEP Office of Oil and Gas
HB 2022 - Relating to Well Location Restrictions
HB 2039 - DEP required to reimburse fines paid by towns, villages and communities in certain instances
HB 2121 - Relating to the Adopt-A-Stream Program
HB 2257 - Allowing increased civil administrative penalties to be promulgated by legislative rules of by the Department of Environmental Protection
HB 2268 - 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 2275 - Creating the Intrastate Coal and Use Act
HB 2304 - Prohibiting the use of polystyrene containers
HB 2356 - Prohibiting certain devices which enhance a diesel-powered vehicle’s capacity to emit soot
HB 2365 - Creating a hunter access program for private landowners to enter an agreement with the state to allow hunters to use their property
HB 2409 - Provide a safe process for organic waste composting
HB 2552 - Relating to requiring disclosure of the lawful activity that is the basis of a permit application with the Department of Environmental Protection
HB 2609 - 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 2852 - Create the Orphan Well Prevention Act of 2023
HB 2860 - To dispose of old AFFF foam accumulated by fire departments
HB 2867 - Relating to microreactor development
HB 3057 - Amending surface mining reclamation requirements
HB 3110 - Relating to funding the Office of Oil and Gas in the Department of Environmental Protection
HB 3129 - Relating generally to establishing a design build program for the Department of Environmental Protection
HB 3189 - The PFAS Protection Act

Estates and Trusts (2 Bills)
HB 2480 - Relating to the intestate share of a decedent’s surviving spouse
HB 3239 - Directing payment of the estate administration fee to the State Auditor

Ethics (5 Bills)
HB 2205 - 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 2752 - Non-Profit Transparency and Accountability Act
HB 3062 - Relating to grass roots lobbying campaigns
HB 3063 - Relating to requirements for disclosure of donor contributions
HB 3185 - Transparency in Government Act

Finance and Administration (24 Bills)
HB 2083 - Providing small grants to encourage the creation of large pollinator friendly gardening habitats
HB 2215 - Require all public contracts be publicly advertised
HB 2256 - To provide for the full restoration of the Holly Grove Mansion
HB 2297 - Requiring all higher education institutions to use statewide contracts issued by the Purchasing Division
HB 2333 - Make gold and silver legal tender in WV
HB 2412 - Declaring November 14 every year, a special Memorial Day in remembrance of the Marshall University airplane crash
HB 2786 - Objective Reality in Government Act
HB 2790 - WV Historical Monument Preservation and Restoration Act
HB 2862 - Relating generally to requirements for shareholder voting by the West Virginia Investment Management Board and the Board of Treasury Investments
HB 2997 - To make the HOPE Scholarship applicable to all children
HB 3011 - Relating to the General Revenue Fund
HB 3112 - To create the Emergency Supplemental Victims Service Fund
HB 3153 - Relating to distribution of certain taxes and surcharges to benefit volunteer and part-volunteer fire departments and emergency medical services providers.
HB 3154 - Increasing minimum wage to $10
HB 3250 - To authorize restitution to victims of securities fraud and to create a fund for that purpose
HB 3251 - Relating to prompt payment of legitimate, uncontested invoices by State agencies
HB 3253 - To provide sufficient funding to the Jail Operations Partial Reimbursement Fund if a general revenue surplus exists in a given fiscal year
HB 3262 - To allow the exemption of the Auditor’s Office and the West Virginia Enterprise Resource Planning Board from the provisions of article three, chapter five-a of West Virginia Code at the Auditor’s and Enterprise Resource Planning Board’s discretion.
HB 3264 - Allowing one free day for WV resident’s to obtain new for-profit business license
HB 3266 - To amend and reenact codes concerning the distribution of certain taxes and surcharges to benefit volunteer and part-volunteer fire departments and emergency medical services providers as well as certain funds from the Fire Protection Fund.
HB 3295 - Relating to terminating the authority of the Director of the Purchasing Division to impose a certain annual fee upon vendors
HB 3305 - Creating the Small Business and Entrepreneurship Act
HB 3335 - Providing for enhanced damages for non-payment of royalties due from oil, natural gas, or natural gas liquids production
HB 3353 - Relating to the limitations on the financial relationships with foreign entities that have values antithetical to those of the State of West Virginia

Governmental Agencies (1 Bills)
HB 2205 - 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 (41 Bills)
HB 2024 - Budget Bill, making appropriations of public money out of the treasury in accordance with section fifty-one, article six of the Constitution
HB 2774 - Welcome Home Grant Program
HB 2775 - Raise pay for certain state employees
HB 2776 - Updating meaning of federal adjusted gross income and certain other terms used in West Virginia Personal Income Tax Act
HB 2777 - Updating federal taxable income and other terms in the West Virginia Corporation Net Income Tax Act
HB 2778 - To create curriculum transparency in public schools
HB 2882 - Making a supplemental appropriation to the Department of Economic Development
HB 2883 - Making a supplemental appropriation from the Coronavirus State Fiscal Recovery Fund
HB 2893 - Establishing a one-time bonus payment for certain retirants
HB 2894 - Authorizing a refundable tax credit, applied against personal income tax or corporation net income tax, as applicable, in the amount of property tax timely paid on certain vehicles
HB 2895 - Granting a cost of living stipend to correctional officers employed by the Division of Corrections and Rehabilitation
HB 2898 - Banning high-risk technologies on government systems
HB 2902 - Making supplementary appropriation to Department of Veterans' Assistance
HB 2904 - Supplementing and amending appropriations to the Department of Commerce, Office of the Secretary
HB 2905 - Supplementing and amending appropriations to State Board of Education - State Department of Education - Classroom Aide Program
HB 2906 - Expiring funds to the unappropriated surplus balance in the State Fund, General Revenue, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2023 in the amount of $21,550,000 from the balance of moneys remaining as an unappropriated balance in Lottery Net Profits.
HB 2907 - Supplementing and amending appropriations to the Department of Administration, Division of General Services
HB 2908 - Supplementing and amending appropriations to the Department of Commerce, Division of Forestry
HB 2909 - Making a supplemental appropriation to the Department of Revenue, State Budget Office
HB 2910 - Making a supplementary appropriation to the Department of Administration, Public Defender Services
HB 2911 - Supplementing and amending appropriations to the Department of Homeland Security, Division of Administrative Services
HB 2912 - Supplementing and amending appropriations to State Board of Education, State Department of Education - Hope Scholarship
HB 2913 - Supplementing and amending appropriations to the DHHR, Consolidated Medical Services Fund
HB 2914 - Supplementing and amending appropriations to the Governor’s Office - Civil Contingent Fund
HB 2915 - Expiring funds to the unappropriated surplus balance in the State Fund, General Revenue, from the balance of moneys remaining as an unappropriated balance in the State Excess Lottery Revenue Fund
HB 2927 - Supplementing and amending appropriation to the Department of Homeland Security, Division of Corrections and Rehabilitations - Correctional Units
HB 2928 - Supplementing and amending appropriations to DHHR, Division of Health
HB 3035 - Relating generally to high-quality education programs and school operations
HB 3036 - Increasing the number of districts and the limit on approved costs under the BUILD WV Act
HB 3039 - Making a supplementary appropriation to Adjutant General - State Militia
HB 3040 - Supplementing and amending appropriations to the Department of Administration, Office of the Secretary
HB 3064 - Supplementing and amending appropriations to Department of Homeland Security, West Virginia State Police
HB 3065 - Supplementing appropriations to the Department of Transportation, Division of Multimodal Transportation Facilities - Aeronautics Commission
HB 3066 - Supplementing and amending appropriations to the Department of Education, State Board of Education - State Aid to Schools
HB 3067 - Supplementing and amending appropriations to Department of Transportation, Division of Multimodal Transportation Facilities - Public Transit
HB 3072 - Supplementing and amending appropriations to Department of Homeland Security, Division of Administrative Services
HB 3073 - Supplementing and amending appropriations to Adjutant General - State Militia
HB 3074 - Supplementing appropriations to the Department of Transportation, Division of Multimodal Transportation Facilities
HB 3108 - Supplementing and amending appropriations to the Department of Transportation, Division of Multimodal Transportation Facilities - State Rail Authority
HB 3109 - Supplementing and amending appropriations to the State Board of Education - State Department of Education
HB 3167 - Supplementing and amending appropriations to State Board of Education - State Department of Education

Health (148 Bills)
HB 2046 - Permitting a licensed physician to grant a medical exemption from the required immunizations for a child to enter a school or a state-regulated childcare center
HB 2051 - Relating to tobacco usage restrictions
HB 2057 - 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 2075 - To provide a means to classify when medications should be continued or stopped for patients
HB 2076 - To require a new written, phoned, or e-mail prescription order within 72 hours of a prescription change
HB 2090 - All state buildings and rest areas within WV have sharp containers
HB 2100 - Medical Facility Protection Act
HB 2101 - Relating to obtaining an appropriate gender marker for state documents
HB 2124 - Removing Hepatitis B from the list of required vaccinations
HB 2143 - Screening for adverse childhood experiences
HB 2146 - Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act
HB 2150 - Requiring parents or guardians to participate in programs for juveniles in an out-of-home placement
HB 2186 - Relating to surgical smoke evacuation
HB 2194 - Establishing that companies requiring vaccine mandates lose immunity protection
HB 2196 - To remove opioid treatment programs from requiring a certificate of need
HB 2201 - State Living Donor Protection Act
HB 2217 - Relating to natural immunity or antibodies to any illness to be treated as equal or better to vaccine induced immunity
HB 2219 - Relating to permitting medical cannabis to be dispensed in edible form
HB 2238 - Relating to the cultivation of medical cannabis
HB 2247 - Relating to reorganizing the Department of Health and Human Resources
HB 2253 - Relating to controlled substance monitoring; and removing a dispensing prohibition
HB 2255 - To provide for no more than two licensed laboratories for medical cannabis testing in this state
HB 2262 - Permitting certain felons to work in licensed behavioral health facilities
HB 2264 - Establishing the Minority Health Advisory Team
HB 2267 - Authorizing possession and smoking of medical cannabis by approved persons
HB 2293 - Life at Conception Act of 2023
HB 2312 - Relating to abortions after detection of an unborn child’s heartbeat
HB 2318 - Relating to certification of a patient’s eligibility for medical cannabis
HB 2321 - Require an ultrasound prior to abortion
HB 2326 - Prohibit state funding for any organization that performs abortions
HB 2342 - To require all prescribers of medication to include their purpose for prescribing the medication to the patient
HB 2348 - Requiring West Virginia Medicaid managed care organizations to contract with any otherwise qualified provider
HB 2352 - Relating to living anatomical gift
HB 2357 - Granting jurisdiction to supervise youth sport league events to county boards of education and the Secondary School Activities Commission
HB 2367 - Providing options to vaccinations and mask requirements as a condition to entry of schools
HB 2368 - Provide for fines for hospitals that do not allow at least one visitor
HB 2376 - To ensure that hospitals do not provide lesser treatment to unvaccinated individuals as opposed to vaccinated individuals
HB 2408 - Mountaineer Games Sports League
HB 2413 - Permitting pharmacists to dispense the drug ivermectin by means of a standing order
HB 2416 - Prevent healthcare facilities from limiting the number of parents that are able to attend appointments for their children
HB 2419 - Relating to removing the Certificate of Need moratorium on opioid treatment facilities
HB 2426 - 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 2427 - Establishing the status of beds when an intermediate care facility for individuals with intellectual disabilities closes
HB 2431 - Relating to the Ryan Brown Fund
HB 2436 - Relating to the implementation of an acuity-based patient classification system
HB 2438 - 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 2447 - Create a CARE FOR ALL line
HB 2448 - Primary care physicians must inform patients about Triple Negative Breast Cancer
HB 2454 - Creating WV Black Lung Program
HB 2496 - Requiring that any doctor performing an abortion must be board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology
HB 2498 - To require medication-assisted treatment programs to have written policies concerning community relations
HB 2501 - Require hospitals with no ASL interpreter on staff provide technology for hearing or speech impaired patients to communicate
HB 2505 - Creating the Supported Decision-Making Act
HB 2536 - Permitting physicians to provide exemption certificates relating to required immunizations
HB 2541 - Add licensure requirement on substance use disorder inpatient provider facilities
HB 2543 - Develop a licensure process for recovery residences or other residential settings that present as a location where substance use disorder recovery can be facilitated
HB 2544 - Make investigation and enforcement of the Patient Brokering Act the responsibility of OHFLAC
HB 2546 - Require Substance Use Disorder inpatient providers to offer patients transportation to certain places upon discharge
HB 2558 - Permitting religious exemptions for compulsory immunizations
HB 2559 - Prohibiting mask mandates by the State of West Virginia
HB 2592 - To provide safe harbor peer review for nurses
HB 2603 - Relating to vaccination and mask requirements
HB 2604 - All relating to dental health care service plans
HB 2612 - Authorizing a medical power of attorney representative to sign a binding arbitration agreement
HB 2615 - The Genealogical Record Integrity Act of 2023
HB 2631 - Authorizing dogs to be in certain licensed establishments
HB 2754 - Relating to immunizations performed in a pharmacy
HB 2756 - Relating to the controlled substance monitoring database; and adding the reporting of medical marijuana to the database
HB 2757 - Relating to expanding institutional eligibility for the WV Invests Grant Program
HB 2758 - Relating to updating the minimum standards for nursing homes
HB 2759 - Relating to updating the health care provider tax
HB 2760 - To allow CPR fire fighters to drive ambulances when both attendants are needed to administer patient care
HB 2769 - Remove licensure requirements for certain radon specialists
HB 2771 - Removing marijuana as a tested substance from the screening requirements
HB 2783 - To remove primates as a dangerous wild animal
HB 2789 - Removing birthing centers from certificate of need
HB 2798 - Clarifying that the time limitations provided for filing occupational pneumoconiosis claims do not apply or otherwise limit the ability of a claimant to obtain an evaluation from the Occupational Pneumoconiosis Board.
HB 2809 - Relating to protections for workers at state health care facilities who report unsafe patient care or unsafe patient conditions
HB 2813 - Provide for disclosure of potentially harmful ingredients in menstrual products
HB 2823 - Allowing for Religious Exemptions of Vaccine Requirements in Primary and Secondary Schools
HB 2825 - Relating to prohibiting mask mandates
HB 2829 - To increase pay for EMT drivers
HB 2845 - Relating to removing expired provisions from the code
HB 2851 - Relating to legalizing cannabis production, sales and adult consumption
HB 2875 - Clarifying that Circuit Court Judges have the ability/authority to waive the requirement that a party pass a home study performed by the DHHR
HB 2885 - Relating to life at conception
HB 2896 - Relating to making West Virginia an Agreement State with the U. S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
HB 2917 - Relating to allowing retired state employees who meet the minimum qualifications necessary, to render post-retirement employment with the Department of Health and Human Resources
HB 2920 - To prohibit the distribution of smoking devices as part of a harm reduction program
HB 2921 - Establish a memorial at the Capitol for the unborn whose lives were lost.
HB 2922 - To limit the number of vape stores and head shops to one for every 15,000 residents per county
HB 2923 - To modify exemptions from criminal liability to include a distinction for biological lessons regarding reproduction.
HB 2924 - Cap the number of MAT facilities to 20 overall, with a limit of one per county
HB 2925 - Get rid of vaccine requirement for families who want to provide respite care
HB 2926 - To modify parenting if father encouraged an abortion
HB 2936 - Establishing privacy regarding medical treatments
HB 2956 - Relating to access for minor children’s medical records
HB 2972 - To prohibit public university names for gender affirming care
HB 2978 - Eliminating the food handler examination and card
HB 2987 - To update the requirements of the state director of health to quarantine and enforce regulations in a specific place
HB 2988 - Relating to wholesale importation of prescription drugs
HB 2993 - Relating to rural emergency hospital licensure
HB 2994 - Relating to expired date of an optometrist’s prescription
HB 2998 - Non-binary not permitted on birth certificates
HB 3000 - Universities must accept religious, medical, or right of conscience exemptions to taking vaccinations
HB 3002 - To create a crime to send someone abortion pills through the U.S. mail
HB 3003 - Stop practice of medicine by telehealth for abortion prescriptions
HB 3010 - Relating to medical marijuana
HB 3017 - Establish Food Waste Task Force
HB 3022 - Relating to childcare subsidies within DHHR, paid based on monthly enrollment
HB 3027 - To remove the state requirement for EMT’S to be nationally certified.
HB 3061 - Relating to updating the authority of the Foster Care Ombudsman
HB 3069 - Require that all injuries and side effects from vaccines be reported by medical professional to the Bureau for Public Health
HB 3077 - Relating to making the use of the multi-state real time tracking system permanent
HB 3086 - Men’s Equality Act
HB 3092 - Relating to in-state food service permit reciprocity
HB 3097 - Banning Medicaid and CHIP from paying for child and adult transgender surgeries
HB 3101 - Relating to notification of breast density
HB 3115 - To allow the development of a specialized intermediate care facility for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities
HB 3116 - Creating the No Patient Left Alone Act
HB 3118 - Creating the Parents' Bill of Rights
HB 3139 - To allow for modification of a family court order involving drugs in certain circumstances
HB 3143 - Allow for religious exemptions for getting vaccinations
HB 3159 - COVID-19 Supplemental paid sick leave
HB 3163 - Revising the definition of attributed support, update the basic child support guidelines, and the calculation of ability to pay
HB 3164 - To extend the termination date of the West Virginia Advisory Council on Rare Diseases due to a delay in beginning its duties
HB 3166 - To permit a hospital to hold a patient experiencing a psychiatric emergency for up to 72 hours
HB 3182 - Relating generally to mental health treatment
HB 3183 - Child Protection Act
HB 3184 - WV Medical Information Confidentiality and Anti-Discrimination Act
HB 3189 - The PFAS Protection Act
HB 3191 - Relating to certain facilities operated by the state government to obtain a license
HB 3199 - Relating to removing the requirement that an ectopic pregnancy be reported
HB 3200 - Authorize DHHR to transfer state facilities to regional mental health centers or intellectual disability facilities
HB 3204 - Mobile Food-Vendor Freedom Act
HB 3216 - Funding EMS and School Resource Officers through marijuana tax
HB 3229 - Increase age to 21 for tobacco and vape sales to align with federal law
HB 3247 - Relating to abuse and or neglect of individuals with an intellectual and or developmental disability
HB 3257 - Relating to infant and maternity mortality
HB 3260 - Genetic Information Privacy Act
HB 3277 - Establishing the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Benefits Act
HB 3288 - Adding medical doctors and doctors of osteopathy to the category of medical professionals who are subject to the prohibition against therapeutic deception.
HB 3297 - To allow patients to refuse residents and medical students from observing or performing medical care on patients
HB 3306 - Relating to the organizational structure of the Office of Drug Control Policy
HB 3325 - Requiring a pharmacist to fill a prescription for individuals who have a valid prescription unless belief that prescription is fraudulent
HB 3337 - Prohibiting additional drug and alcohol treatment facilities and services in a certain county
HB 3341 - To allow cigar bars
HB 3346 - Mental Hygiene Reform Act

Human Rights (28 Bills)
HB 2036 - Allow Religious Exemptions for vaccines
HB 2043 - Creating a Small Business and Minority Populations Economic and Workforce Development Taskforce
HB 2074 - Places of worship may not be shut down by state of emergency
HB 2092 - To clarify that impermissible discrimination includes discrimination based on certain hair textures and styles
HB 2105 - Right to travel bill
HB 2125 - Eliminating the Human Rights Commission
HB 2266 - Adding “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” to the categories covered by the Human Rights Act and WV Fair Housing Act
HB 2290 - Relating to unlawful discriminatory practices in categories covered by the Human Rights Act and the Fair Housing Act
HB 2293 - Life at Conception Act of 2023
HB 2312 - Relating to abortions after detection of an unborn child’s heartbeat
HB 2368 - Provide for fines for hospitals that do not allow at least one visitor
HB 2391 - To create a bill to designate February 3 as “Freedom Day,” to memorialize the February 3, 1865 Act by the Legislature that abolished slavery in West Virginia.
HB 2398 - Requiring the Human Rights Commission, when investigating a complaint of discrimination, to specifically include an examination of the intent of the person
HB 2423 - Prohibit “divisive concepts” from schools, state agencies and any groups receiving state funding
HB 2424 - Creating the Unborn Infants Wrongful Death Act
HB 2440 - To Protect Newborn Genetic Privacy Rights
HB 2474 - Establishing the West Virginia Religious Freedom Restoration Act
HB 2478 - West Virginia Religious Freedom Restoration Act
HB 2481 - Increasing the state minimum wage
HB 2492 - Relating to forbidding excessive government limitations on exercise on religion
HB 2843 - Relating to statute of limitations for discrimination
HB 2877 - Relating to the definition of employer for sexual harassment purposes
HB 2976 - Creating the Keep Roe Reversed Forever Act
HB 3042 - Establishing the West Virginia Religious Freedom Restoration Act
HB 3118 - Creating the Parents' Bill of Rights
HB 3128 - Requiring open captions in movie theaters within the State of West Virginia to accommodate the deaf and hard of hearing
HB 3225 - The Healthy and Safe Workplace Act
HB 3326 - Relating to Privacy of Social Care information

Human Services (24 Bills)
HB 2006 - Relating to reorganizing the Department of Health and Human Resources
HB 2044 - Creating a litigation practice license for social workers
HB 2109 - Requiring the Public Employees Agency and other health insurance providers to provide mental health parity
HB 2142 - Providing for the reintegration of inmates in correctional facilities
HB 2143 - Screening for adverse childhood experiences
HB 2167 - Relating to calculating max number of students at alternative and year-round schools
HB 2200 - Creating the Fair Chance Act
HB 2206 - Provide programs to educate senior citizens
HB 2262 - Permitting certain felons to work in licensed behavioral health facilities
HB 2341 - Incentivizing the Sale of Healthy, Local Produce.
HB 2407 - Require photo identification on all EBT cards
HB 2446 - Food insecurity state wide tip line
HB 2487 - Relating to designation of social workers in the Department of Health and Human Services
HB 2515 - Require agencies to develop and maintain an inventory of available services for single parents wanting to obtain degrees, secure training or reenter the workforce
HB 2946 - Relating to eligibility verification for applicants for public assistance
HB 2988 - Relating to wholesale importation of prescription drugs
HB 3015 - Creating the Food Infrastructure Grant
HB 3033 - Create Intergenerational Poverty Task Force
HB 3160 - Providing that records of Department of Health and Human Services of sustained and non-sustained allegations of child abuse or neglect are preserved
HB 3200 - Authorize DHHR to transfer state facilities to regional mental health centers or intellectual disability facilities
HB 3205 - Eliminating the certificate of need program
HB 3263 - Provide for statewide participation in the federal Community Eligibility Provision for its duration
HB 3296 - Provide for statewide participation in the federal Community Eligibility Provision for its duration
HB 3337 - Prohibiting additional drug and alcohol treatment facilities and services in a certain county

Infrastructure (1 Bills)
HB 2232 - 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 (33 Bills)
HB 2029 - Repealing the creation of an all-payer claims database
HB 2084 - 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 2086 - Increase number of pain management visits the insurance companies must cover under the opioid reduction act
HB 2109 - Requiring the Public Employees Agency and other health insurance providers to provide mental health parity
HB 2111 - Increasing access to contraceptive drugs, devices, and procedures
HB 2140 - Relating to insurance coverage for breast cancer screening
HB 2162 - Require medical malpractice insurers to establish a separate insurance pool for doctors who conduct abortions
HB 2165 - A bill dedicating 25 percent of insurance tax revenue to the PEIA Rainy Day Fund.
HB 2207 - Better protect citizens in the event of a car accident with an uninsured motorist
HB 2220 - Create Fairness for Responsible Drivers
HB 2221 - Relating to bankruptcy
HB 2249 - Specifying when a public employee’s spouse may be covered by PEIA
HB 2277 - 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 2302 - Relating to rulemaking for healthcare plans
HB 2317 - Prohibiting use of a person’s credit history in certain insurance transactions
HB 2429 - Prohibit the practice of white bagging
HB 2430 - To reduce copay cap on insulin and devices
HB 2517 - Medical Insurance Policy Owner’s Notification Act
HB 2519 - Repeal All Payer Claims Database
HB 2534 - Relating to public employees insurance
HB 2535 - Relating to prior authorizations
HB 2539 - Relating to Delivery Network Company
HB 2540 - Travel Insurance Model Act
HB 2604 - All relating to dental health care service plans
HB 2785 - Relating to PEIA reimbursement
HB 2845 - Relating to removing expired provisions from the code
HB 2861 - To raise the threshold for nominal referral fees from $25 to $100
HB 2960 - To prohibit insurance policy limits from being accessed prior to a lawsuit
HB 3028 - To allow teachers can bank sick leave for years of service and/or insurance payments.
HB 3079 - Relating to modify group accident and sickness insurance requirements
HB 3097 - Banning Medicaid and CHIP from paying for child and adult transgender surgeries
HB 3100 - Requiring medical insurance providers to include infertility services in their policies
HB 3274 - Creating the Affordable Medicaid Buy-in Program

Juveniles (17 Bills)
HB 2016 - Relating to confidential childcare records
HB 2017 - Relating to service of process in child abuse cases
HB 2018 - Permitting the managed care case coordinator to attend the multidisciplinary team meeting
HB 2058 - 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 2106 - Relating to family courts and juvenile petitions
HB 2122 - Relating to custodial interrogation of a child
HB 2235 - Relating to the juvenile justice reform oversight committee
HB 2428 - Relating to foster care
HB 2460 - Providing online privacy protection laws for children under 18 years of age
HB 2470 - Creating a youth advisory council for civic engagement
HB 2503 - Requiring the Department of Health and Human resources to pay the attorney fees of an adoptive parent in a subsidized adoption
HB 2538 - Requiring usage of child welfare information technology systems
HB 2854 - Relating to priorities for the use of funds for child-care and performance-based contracting
HB 2921 - Establish a memorial at the Capitol for the unborn whose lives were lost.
HB 2986 - Creating a statutory right to petition circuit and family courts for sibling visitation
HB 3021 - Expanding early childhood education programs to three-year-old children
HB 3287 - Providing that records of Department of Health and Human Services of sustained and non-sustained allegations of child abuse or neglect are preserved

Labor (21 Bills)
HB 2060 - Create special revenue fund for Infrastructure and Jobs Development Council
HB 2087 - Authorizing children age 12 or older to referee youth sporting events
HB 2096 - Repeal right to work
HB 2228 - Removing the requirement for contractors to file payroll information on public improvement construction projects
HB 2378 - Relating to the minimum wage
HB 2399 - Repealing provision prohibiting employers from discriminating for use of tobacco products.
HB 2406 - Relating to licensure for polygraph examiners
HB 2415 - Ban the Box Act
HB 2449 - Relating to general provisions of labor and industrial relation
HB 2468 - Re-establish prevailing wage
HB 2481 - Increasing the state minimum wage
HB 2522 - Repealing the West Virginia Jobs Act
HB 2606 - Removing and modifying certain requirements for employers relating to wages for construction of public improvements
HB 2626 - Creating the Katherine Johnson and Dorothy Vaughan Fair Pay Act
HB 2771 - Removing marijuana as a tested substance from the screening requirements
HB 2804 - Reinstate the Contractor Licensing Board under the Division of Labor in Chapter 21
HB 2805 - Amending requirements for licensure relating to elevator mechanics, crane operators, HVAC, electricians, and plumbers
HB 2844 - Relating to anti-discrimination protections for independent contractors
HB 2933 - Increase in fines and criminal penalties when an employer fails to maintain employment records of an unauthorized employee
HB 3030 - Creating the Paid Parental Leave Pilot Program
HB 3107 - Removing certain requirements from WV Jobs Act

Legal Gaming (5 Bills)
HB 2298 - Granting counties and municipalities a portion of the net terminal income from racetrack video lottery
HB 2299 - To require that any municipality or county commission who intends to approve a location for a limited video lottery retailer must first announce their intention to do so and hold a public hearing before approval.
HB 3044 - Relating to the annual fee for limited video lottery terminal permits
HB 3232 - Regulation of Fantasy Gaming Competitions and Implementation of Sports Wagering
HB 3310 - Banning certain persons from sport wagering activities

Legislature (6 Bills)
HB 2205 - 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 2229 - Increasing transparency in the apportionment process for congressional and legislative districts
HB 2239 - Creating the Independent Redistricting Commission of the Joint Committee on Government and Finance
HB 2319 - Relating to drug testing of legislators
HB 2812 - Modifying legislative spending in both chambers
HB 3197 - Creating the Legislative Infrastructure Commission

Legislature--Rule Making (112 Bills)
HB 2638 - Authorizing the Department of Administration to promulgate a legislative rule relating to purchasing
HB 2640 - Authorizing the Department of Environmental Protection to promulgate a legislative rule relating to standards of performance for new stationary sources
HB 2641 - Authorizing the Department of Environmental Protection to promulgate a legislative rule relating to requirements for operating permits
HB 2642 - Authorizing the Department of Environmental Protection to promulgate a legislative rule relating to emission standards for hazardous air pollutants
HB 2643 - Authorizing the Department of Environmental Protection to promulgate a legislative rule relating to control of ozone season nitrogen oxides emissions
HB 2644 - Authorizing the Department of Environmental Protection to promulgate a legislative rule relating to rules for quarrying and reclamation
HB 2645 - Authorizing the Department of Environmental Protection to promulgate a legislative rule relating to the recycling assistance grant program
HB 2646 - Authorizing the Department of Environmental Protection to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Reclamation of Abandoned and Dilapidated Properties Grant Program
HB 2647 - Authorizing the Department of Environmental Protection to promulgate a legislative rule relating to reclamation of solar and wind electricity generating facilities
HB 2648 - Authorizing the Department of Health and Human Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to procedures pertaining to the Dangerousness Assessment Advisory Board
HB 2649 - Authorizing the Department of Health and Human Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to standards for local boards of health
HB 2650 - Authorizing the Department of Health and Human Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to medical examiner requirements for postmortem inquiries
HB 2651 - Authorizing the Department of Health and Human Services to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Medical Cannabis Program - grower and processors
HB 2652 - Authorizing the Department of Health and Human Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Medical Cannabis Program - dispensaries
HB 2653 - Authorizing the Health Care Authority to promulgate a legislative rule relating to financial disclosure
HB 2654 - Authorizing the Department of Health and Human Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Uniform Bill Database
HB 2655 - Authorizing the Department of Health and Human Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to the development of methodologies to examine needs for substance use disorder treatment facilities within the state
HB 2656 - Authorizing the Department of Health and Human Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Core Behavioral Health Crisis Services System
HB 2657 - Authorizing the Department of Health and Human Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to child care centers licensing
HB 2658 - Authorizing the Department of Health and Human Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to minimum licensing requirements for residential childcare and treatment facilities for children and transitioning adults and vulnerable and transitioning youth group homes and programs in West Virginia
HB 2659 - Authorizing the Department of Health and Human Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to family child care facility licensing requirements
HB 2660 - Authorizing the Department of Health and Human Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to family child care home registration requirements
HB 2661 - Authorizing the Department of Health and Human Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to informal and relative family child care home registration requirements
HB 2662 - Authorizing the Department of Health and Human Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to out-of-school-time child care center licensing requirements
HB 2663 - Authorizing the Department of Health and Human Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to goals for foster children
HB 2664 - Authorizing the Department of Health and Human Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to deemed head start child care center licenses
HB 2665 - Authorizing the Department of Health and Human Resources and the Insurance Commissioner to promulgate a legislative rule relating to All-Payers Claims Database - Submission Manual
HB 2666 - Authorizing the Governor’s Committee on Crime to promulgate a legislative rule relating to protocol for law enforcement response to domestic violence
HB 2667 - Authorizing the Division of Emergency Management to promulgate a legislative rule relating to National Flood Insurance Program
HB 2668 - Authorizing the Fire Commission to promulgate a legislative rule relating to hazardous substance emergency response training programs
HB 2669 - Authorizing the Fire Commission to promulgate a legislative rule relating to certification of home inspectors
HB 2670 - Authorizing the Fire Commission to promulgate a legislative rule relating to volunteer firefighters' training, equipment, and operating standards
HB 2671 - Authorizing the Fire Marshal to promulgate a legislative rule relating to certification of electrical inspectors
HB 2672 - Authorizing the Fire Marshal to promulgate a legislative rule relating to supervision of fire protection work
HB 2673 - Authorizing the Fire Marshal to promulgate a legislative rule relating to electrician licensing
HB 2674 - Authorizing the Fire Marshal to promulgate a legislative rule relating to certification of home inspectors
HB 2675 - Authorizing the State Police to promulgate a legislative rule relating to West Virginia State Police professional standards investigations, employee rights, early identification system, psychological assessment, and progressive discipline
HB 2676 - Authorizing the Division of Financial Institutions to promulgate a legislative rule relating to money transmission services
HB 2677 - Authorizing the Insurance Commission to promulgate a legislative rule relating to suitability in annuity transactions
HB 2678 - Authorizing the Insurance Commission to promulgate a legislative rule relating to pharmacy auditing entities and pharmacy benefit managers
HB 2679 - Authorizing the Insurance Commission to promulgate a legislative rule relating to bail bondsmen in criminal case
HB 2680 - Authorizing the Lottery Commission to promulgate a legislative rule relating to West Virginia lottery sports wagering
HB 2681 - 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 2682 - Authorizing the Tax Department to promulgate a legislative rule relating to West Virginia Film Industry Investment Act
HB 2683 - Authorizing the Tax Department to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Farm-to-Food Bank tax credit
HB 2684 - Authorizing the Tax Department to promulgate a legislative rule relating to property transfer tax
HB 2685 - Authorizing the Tax Department to promulgate a legislative rule relating to municipal sales and use tax administration
HB 2686 - Authorizing the Tax Department to promulgate a legislative rule relating to personnel rule for the Tax Division
HB 2687 - Authorizing the Division of Motor Vehicles to promulgate a legislative rule relating to administrative due process
HB 2688 - Authorizing the Division of Motor Vehicles to promulgate a legislative rule relating to examination and issuance of driver’s license
HB 2689 - Authorizing the Division of Motor Vehicles to promulgate a legislative rule relating to denial, suspension, revocation, disqualification, restriction, non-renewal, cancellation, administrative appeals, and reinstatement of driving privileges
HB 2690 - Authorizing the Division of Highways to promulgate a legislative rule relating to disposal, lease and management of real property and appurtenant structures and relocation assistance
HB 2691 - Authorizing the Division of Highways to promulgate a legislative rule relating to construction and reconstruction of state roads
HB 2692 - Authorizing the Board of Accountancy to promulgate a legislative rule relating to board rules of professional conduct
HB 2693 - Authorizing the Board of Acupuncture to promulgate a legislative rule relating to advertising by licensed acupuncturists
HB 2694 - Authorizing the Board of Acupuncture to promulgate a legislative rule relating to standards of practice of acupuncture by licensed acupuncturists
HB 2695 - Authorizing the Board of Acupuncture to promulgate a legislative rule relating to continuing education requirements
HB 2696 - Authorizing the Department of Agriculture to promulgate a legislative rule relating to West Virginia apiary rule
HB 2697 - Authorizing the Department of Agriculture to promulgate a legislative rule relating to schedule of charges for inspection services: fruit
HB 2698 - Authorizing the Department of Agriculture to promulgate a legislative rule relating to noxious weeds rule
HB 2699 - Authorizing the Department of Agriculture to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Grade “A” pasteurized milk
HB 2700 - Authorizing the Agriculture Commissioner to promulgate a legislative rule relating to inspection of nontraditional, domesticated animals
HB 2701 - Authorizing the Department of Agriculture to promulgate a legislative rule relating to hemp products
HB 2702 - Authorizing the Department of Agriculture to promulgate a legislative rule relating to livestock care standards
HB 2703 - Authorizing the Department of Agriculture to promulgate a legislative rule relating to farm to food bank tax credit
HB 2704 - Authorizing the Department of Agriculture to promulgate a legislative rule relating to farmers markets
HB 2705 - Authorizing the Athletic Commission to promulgate a legislative rule relating to administrative rules of the West Virginia State Athletic Commission
HB 2706 - Authorizing the Athletic Commission to promulgate a legislative rule relating to regulation of mixed martial arts
HB 2707 - Authorizing the State Auditor to promulgate a legislative rule relating to standards for voluntary payroll deductions
HB 2708 - Authorizing the Conservation Agency to promulgate a legislative rule relating to operation of West Virginia State Conservation Committee and conservation districts
HB 2709 - Authorizing the Conservation Agency to promulgate a legislative rule relating to conservation district accounting and auditing standards
HB 2710 - Authorizing the Board of Dentistry to promulgate a legislative rule relating to dental recovery networks
HB 2711 - Authorizing the Board of Funeral Service Examiners to promulgate a legislative rule relating to funeral director, embalmer, apprentice, courtesy card holders and funeral establishment requirements
HB 2712 - Authorizing the Board of Funeral Service Examiners to promulgate a legislative rule relating to crematory requirements
HB 2713 - Authorizing the Board of Funeral Service Examiners to promulgate a legislative rule relating to fee schedule
HB 2714 - Authorizing the Board of Landscape Architects to promulgate a legislative rule relating to registration of landscape architects
HB 2715 - Authorizing the Board of Medicine to promulgate a legislative rule relating to licensing of physicians and podiatric physicians and disciplinary procedures for applicants, licensees, credential holders
HB 2716 - Authorizing the Board of Medicine to promulgate a legislative rule relating to licensure, practice requirements, disciplinary and complaint procedures, continuing education, physician assistants
HB 2717 - Authorizing the Board of Medicine to promulgate a legislative rule relating to collaborative pharmacy practice
HB 2718 - Authorizing the Board of Medicine to promulgate a legislative rule relating to prohibiting sexual misconduct by health care practitioners
HB 2719 - Authorizing the Board of Optometry to promulgate a legislative rule relating to optometric telehealth practice
HB 2720 - Authorizing the Board of Osteopathic Medicine to promulgate a legislative rule relating to osteopathic physician assistants
HB 2721 - Authorizing the Board of Pharmacy to promulgate a legislative rule relating to licensure and practice of pharmacy
HB 2722 - Authorizing the Board of Pharmacy to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Uniform Controlled Substance Act
HB 2723 - Authorizing the Board of Pharmacy to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Board of Pharmacy rules for registration of pharmacy technicians
HB 2724 - Authorizing the Board of Pharmacy to promulgate a legislative rule relating to regulations governing pharmacy permits
HB 2725 - Authorizing the Board of Pharmacy to promulgate a legislative rule relating to inspections
HB 2726 - Authorizing the Board of Pharmacy to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Donated Drug Repository Program
HB 2727 - Authorizing the Board of Examiners of Psychologists to promulgate a legislative rule relating to code of conduct
HB 2728 - Authorizing the Board of Registered Nurses to promulgate a legislative rule relating to telehealth practice
HB 2729 - Authorizing the Board of Registered Nurses to promulgate a legislative rule relating to practitioner requirements for accessing the West Virginia Controlled Substance Monitoring Program database
HB 2730 - Authorizing the Board of Registered Nurses to promulgate a legislative rule relating to fees for services rendered by the board
HB 2731 - Authorizing the Board of Registered Nurses to promulgate a legislative rule relating to continuing education and competence
HB 2732 - Authorizing the Board of Registered Nurses to promulgate a legislative rule relating to limited prescriptive authority for nurses in advanced practice
HB 2733 - Authorizing the Board of Registered Nurses to promulgate a legislative rule relating to advanced practice registered nurse licensure requirements
HB 2734 - Authorizing the Board of Registered Nurses to promulgate a legislative rule relating to requirements for registration and licensure and conduct constituting professional misconduct
HB 2735 - Authorizing the Secretary of State to promulgate a legislative rule relating to early voting in-person satellite precincts
HB 2736 - Authorizing the Secretary of State to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Combined Voter Registration and Driver Licensing Fund
HB 2737 - Authorizing the Secretary of State to promulgate a legislative rule relating to administrative procedures for the Nonpublic Funding for Election Administration Fund
HB 2738 - Authorizing the State Treasurer to promulgate a legislative rule relating to enforcement of the Uniform Unclaimed Property Act
HB 2739 - Authorizing the State Treasurer to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Jumpstart Savings Program
HB 2740 - Authorizing the West Virginia Department of Economic Development to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Matching Funds Program
HB 2741 - Authorizing the Division of Labor to promulgate a legislative rule relating to the West Virginia Board of Manufactured Housing construction and safety
HB 2742 - Authorizing the Division of Labor to promulgate a legislative rule relating to supervision of plumbing work
HB 2743 - Authorizing the Division of Labor to promulgate a legislative rule relating to regulation of heating, ventilating, and cooling work
HB 2744 - Authorizing the Division of Labor to promulgate a legislative rule relating to registration of service persons and service agencies
HB 2745 - Authorizing the Division of Labor to promulgate a legislative rule relating to registration of weighing and measuring devices used by businesses in commercial transactions
HB 2746 - Authorizing the Division of Natural Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to hunting, fishing, and other outfitters and guides
HB 2747 - Authorizing the Division of Natural Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to commercial whitewater outfitters
HB 2748 - Authorizing the Division of Natural Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to special motorboating regulations
HB 2749 - Authorizing the Division of Natural Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to miscellaneous permits and licenses
HB 3123 - Authorizing the Treasurer’s Office to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Hope Scholarship Program

Local and Special Laws (2 Bills)
HB 2816 - Any judgment by a mayor, any individual exercising the mayor’s functions, the police court judge, or municipal judge of city be obligated to the Model Rules of Judicial Conduct.
HB 3186 - Relating to powers of the Greater Huntington Parks and Recreation District

Magistrates (3 Bills)
HB 2938 - To modify the number of magistrates per county
HB 3138 - Allow magistrate assistants to assess fines on basic charges
HB 3219 - To permit retired magistrates to have the ability to carry concealed weapons without paying fee

Military and Veterans (13 Bills)
HB 2155 - Defend the Guard Act
HB 2211 - Award military veterans with a “Veterans” license plate
HB 2532 - Creating a liaison program with the federal Department of Veterans Affairs Transition Assistance Program
HB 2556 - Eliminating fees for hunting and fishing licenses for military retirees.
HB 2583 - Veterans' Welcome Home Grant
HB 2815 - Provide that first $5000 per year earned on Military Duty, Active, National Guard, or Reserves be exempt from the WV State Income Tax.
HB 2834 - Amending the existing War Orphan program so children and spouses of deceased active-duty officers AND enlisted Service members would both be eligible for the War Orphan Education Program
HB 2967 - Expediting License Applications for active military members and veterans, and their spouses
HB 2968 - Tuition and fee exemptions for service-connected Disabled Veterans and their dependents.
HB 2969 - Establish a refundable tax credit for veterans with a 100% service-connected disability
HB 3058 - Increase budget of WVRNG West Virginian National Guard for military funerals in all branches of the military by VFW chapters
HB 3165 - Relating to vehicles exempt from payment of registration fees for certain veterans
HB 3177 - Relating to charitable bingo and alcohol sales and consumption while such bingo is taking places

Motor Vehicles (51 Bills)
HB 2047 - Exempting motor vehicles from personal property tax
HB 2049 - Allowing antique car license plates for cars over 10,000lbs
HB 2080 - To amend the laws relating to overtaking and passing school buses in West Virginia
HB 2101 - Relating to obtaining an appropriate gender marker for state documents
HB 2160 - Create license plate for autism awareness
HB 2191 - Provide volunteer firemen free license plates and vehicle registration
HB 2211 - Award military veterans with a “Veterans” license plate
HB 2218 - Distracted Driving Act
HB 2246 - Relating to unlawfully using electronic communication devices while driving
HB 2260 - Repealing section of code authorizing additional registration fees for alternative fuel vehicles
HB 2278 - Authorizing the DMV to issue certain vital records in the custody of the state registrar
HB 2305 - Relating to titling and registration of foreign market vehicles
HB 2310 - 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 2386 - Ban sanctuary cities in West Virginia
HB 2389 - Provide for a special driver’s license for those with physical disabilities
HB 2414 - Placing notation on driver’s license or ID cards regarding certain cognitive disabilities
HB 2442 - Requiring that a state employee with a commercial driver’s license have a current medical evaluation certification
HB 2502 - Repeal law requiring motorcycle riders to wear a helmet
HB 2506 - Creating a title clearinghouse for non-resident businesses
HB 2520 - Free Gold Star License Plates to parents
HB 2530 - Relating to the extension of the expiration of temporary registration plates from sixty days to ninety days
HB 2533 - Relating to a permanent windshield placard to be valid for the duration of the applicant’s life
HB 2548 - Relating to temporary identification cards for released inmates
HB 2562 - Provide for a special drivers license for those with physical disabilities
HB 2564 - Repeal of administrative hearing procedures for DUI offenses
HB 2565 - Relating to registration plates
HB 2569 - Establishing the Motorsport Responsibility Act
HB 2590 - To remove the helmet law in West Virginia.
HB 2632 - Repeal code relating to inspection of vehicles
HB 2788 - Repealing vehicle inspection sticker requirements in WV
HB 2794 - To create a special license plate for 100% disabled veterans
HB 2806 - Relating to an occupational limited license
HB 2878 - To grant the Fleet Management Division oversight authority of the state vehicle fleet
HB 2880 - Relating to the Waiving of Certain DMV Fees for Volunteer Firefighters
HB 2886 - Elimination of the required annual vehicle inspection for vehicles not requiring a “Modified Inspection”
HB 2887 - Elimination of the helmet requirement for motorcycles
HB 2943 - Providing that West Virginia residents would not have to renew their driver’s license until they reach 65 years of age
HB 2975 - Electric charging stations at state parks must charge market rates
HB 3032 - Relating to increasing the validity of a commercial instruction permit
HB 3043 - To require a blood draw/blood test after a motor vehicle accident to determine impairment of those involved.
HB 3056 - To change the requirement for an EMS Agency Vehicle Inspection from every year to every two years
HB 3165 - Relating to vehicles exempt from payment of registration fees for certain veterans
HB 3180 - Wildlife corridors to reduce animal-vehicle collision
HB 3198 - Relating to obtaining title to abandoned or junked motor vehicles abandoned on the property or place of business of an automobile dealer
HB 3201 - To include electric-powered school busses in the county foundation allowance
HB 3214 - To create the Road Optimization & Assessment Data (ROAD) Pilot Project
HB 3217 - To eliminate the process of vehicle inspection in West Virginia
HB 3255 - Relating to granting parolees driving permits
HB 3268 - Add protections for WV residents who reside out of state for certain time periods from non-renewal of licenses and registration
HB 3300 - To provide for the creation of an “EV Manufacturers Investment Credit.”
HB 3323 - Relating to Drivers License Address Requirements

Municipalities (36 Bills)
HB 2041 - Authorize municipal courts to request the suspension of a driver’s license of a person who does not pay outstanding fees and costs
HB 2045 - Dividing pretrial detention jail costs between arresting authorities
HB 2119 - Local Energy Efficiency Partnership Act
HB 2132 - Providing that a municipal services user fee may not be imposed on employees of the state
HB 2172 - Allow local governments to hold property owners more accountable for upkeep of buildings
HB 2240 - Requiring urban renewal authorities to submit proposed urban renewal projects to the affected local county boards of health
HB 2243 - Creating a process by which voters may recall a county ordinance in a special election
HB 2244 - Providing a process by which a city may hold an election to recall an ordinance
HB 2283 - Relating to authorized expenditures of revenues from certain state funds for fire departments
HB 2299 - To require that any municipality or county commission who intends to approve a location for a limited video lottery retailer must first announce their intention to do so and hold a public hearing before approval.
HB 2336 - Requiring local entities to enforce immigration laws
HB 2353 - To create a tax reduction savings fund for municipalities
HB 2386 - Ban sanctuary cities in West Virginia
HB 2525 - Relating to charging fees for municipal services
HB 2576 - Municipalities may not assess a user fee when employee was not present in the municipality in the performance of his or her job
HB 2587 - To reflect that County Sheriffs will be required to include a breakdown of the distribution of where a citizens taxes will be paid
HB 2842 - Repeal municipal license and tax when state license required
HB 2864 - To require larger municipally owned public water and wastewater utilities to pass rates to meet the same standards as utilities regulated under Chapter 24 of the Code
HB 2868 - Establishing the Municipal Home Rule Program
HB 2891 - Repeal domestic animal tax
HB 2939 - Relating to filing of lien by municipalities for collection of refuse fees
HB 3051 - Repeal of authority granted to municipalities to levy business and occupation or privilege tax
HB 3075 - To clarify that municipal B&O taxes shall only apply to the owner of a contract, and not to subcontractors on a project
HB 3083 - Prohibiting political subdivisions from enacting certain ordinances, regulations, local policies, local resolutions, or other legal requirements
HB 3120 - Split the jail bills among the cities, counties, and the state
HB 3127 - Requiring state entities, local entities and law enforcement agencies to cooperate with the enforcement of immigration laws
HB 3134 - To raise the bid thresholds for municipal projects from $25,000 to $50,000
HB 3170 - Prohibiting municipalities in their permitting from charging other government entities for rights of way within municipal boundaries that are at least fifteen feet above ground level at their lowest point
HB 3206 - To establish a system to remediate fiscal emergencies of local governments, and to modernize the process for dissolution of municipal corporations in this State.
HB 3230 - Allow the mayors of class three and four towns to also serve as the chief of police
HB 3243 - Relating to examinations for disability pensions
HB 3244 - Relating to Municipal Pensions Oversight Board proposing legislative rules
HB 3279 - Relating to municipal home rule appeals
HB 3321 - Limiting the imposition of municipal business and occupation taxes
HB 3327 - Capping amount of moneys to third party vendors who collect business and occupation taxes on behalf of cities
HB 3342 - Relating to cooperation between municipal and county economic

Natural Resources (38 Bills)
HB 2055 - Exempt unmined rare earth metals and elements from taxation
HB 2062 - Establish rules and regulations for e-bikes in West Virginia that more closely comport to federal law
HB 2095 - Relating to wild and wonderful restoration Task Force
HB 2169 - Provide valuation limitations to the Tax Commissioner for coal properties and to clarify the penalty for non-filers
HB 2170 - Providing valuation limitations for coal property taxation and clarifying the penalties for non-filers
HB 2174 - Standardize gas and oil contracts
HB 2198 - To modify the E-bike legislation in West Virginia Code
HB 2254 - Natural Gas Electric Generation Development Act
HB 2275 - Creating the Intrastate Coal and Use Act
HB 2288 - Allowing disabled persons to operate small electric vehicles on the Greenbrier Trail
HB 2296 - Relating to the beginning and expiration of hunting and fishing licenses
HB 2309 - To require the Division of Forestry to create an online renewal process no later than July 1, 2023
HB 2314 - Providing property tax relief to rare earth industries
HB 2365 - Creating a hunter access program for private landowners to enter an agreement with the state to allow hunters to use their property
HB 2369 - To allow landowners to pay hunters to hunt their property
HB 2450 - Relating to tax credit for disabled veterans for lifetime hunting, trapping and fishing license
HB 2479 - Relating to rules for hunting antlered deer
HB 2553 - Expand the scope of hunting, fishing, and trapping benefits provided to former members of the United States Armed forces
HB 2556 - Eliminating fees for hunting and fishing licenses for military retirees.
HB 2569 - Establishing the Motorsport Responsibility Act
HB 2574 - Relating to warrantless entry of private lands
HB 2575 - To expand recreational benefits to West Virginia Landowners to promote land ownership within the State, increase property value, bolster the State economy, and to provide additional benefits to West Virginia taxpayers
HB 2614 - Relating generally to hunting and fishing
HB 2620 - To create a new hunting license stamp for upland game bird
HB 2783 - To remove primates as a dangerous wild animal
HB 2796 - To exempt daylight fluorescent outer garments from sales
HB 2818 - Make first day of gun season for deer to Saturday before Thanksgiving holiday
HB 2839 - To make a technical change correcting an incorrect fund name and to clarify the applicability of §22-2-10 to mine lands governed by both §22-3-1 et seq. and §22-2-1 et seq.
HB 2975 - Electric charging stations at state parks must charge market rates
HB 3102 - Creating Adopt-A-Trail volunteer programs for public land under DNR jurisdiction
HB 3122 - Permitting certain types of rifles using an encapsulated propellant charge that loads from the breech
HB 3124 - To allow non-resident students enrolled at West Virginia colleges and universities to purchase their hunting and fishing licenses at the resident rate.
HB 3147 - To create the Upper Ohio Valley Trail Network
HB 3280 - To cause law enforcement and DNR agencies whose officers fall under PERS to submit to Tax a report at the time of retirement so that these officers qualify for the law enforcement officers' tax credit
HB 3290 - To clarify privileges for senior license holders for hunting and fishing
HB 3294 - Ensuring future economic development with limitations, excise tax, and registration requirements of carbon offset agreements
HB 3303 - Clarifying and expanding the powers and duties of the director of the Coalfield Community Development Office
HB 3312 - Provide that all coal severance tax go to the county that produced the coal

Professions and Occupations (26 Bills)
HB 2007 - Prohibiting certain medical practices
HB 2375 - Relating to hiring new West Virginia State Police Officers
HB 2411 - To establish cultural competency training for teachers obtaining or renewing a teaching license in West Virginia
HB 2413 - Permitting pharmacists to dispense the drug ivermectin by means of a standing order
HB 2443 - Relating to service employees with National Association for Pupil Transportation Certifications
HB 2451 - To allow another round of “buy in” to the old public employees retirement plan for those that didn’t last time.
HB 2453 - Allow anyone with a master’s degree to sit for WV Bar exam and become licensed attorney
HB 2523 - Restricting the authority of the Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists to regulate the use of commonly available, retail beauty products
HB 2621 - Relating generally to bail bondsman
HB 2628 - Requiring certain boards that seek to increase a fee or seek to impose a new fee to also submit cost saving measures
HB 2751 - Create the Volunteer Immunity and Charitable Organization Liability Limit Act
HB 2765 - Authorizing certain ambulance crew members, firefighters, rescue squad members and emergency service personnel to carry firearms
HB 2769 - Remove licensure requirements for certain radon specialists
HB 2770 - Expanding the eligibility requirements for private investigator and security guard licensure
HB 2804 - Reinstate the Contractor Licensing Board under the Division of Labor in Chapter 21
HB 2805 - Amending requirements for licensure relating to elevator mechanics, crane operators, HVAC, electricians, and plumbers
HB 2841 - To create the Occupational Licensing Legal Fund in the State Treasury
HB 2967 - Expediting License Applications for active military members and veterans, and their spouses
HB 2995 - Relating to requirements for a registered veterinary nurse
HB 3082 - Reducing rates for legal advertisement
HB 3090 - Repeal the code provisions requiring auctioneers to be licensed and for auctions to be conducted by a licensed auctioneer
HB 3171 - Provide that continuing education credits shall not expire for 3 years
HB 3203 - Relating generally to West Virginia Real Estate License Act
HB 3216 - Funding EMS and School Resource Officers through marijuana tax
HB 3278 - Relating to the practice of optometry
HB 3292 - To expand the EMS retirement system

Public Safety (45 Bills)
HB 2009 - Relating to the authority and obligations of the Governor and Legislature when in declared states of preparedness and emergency
HB 2045 - Dividing pretrial detention jail costs between arresting authorities
HB 2067 - Firearm Protection Act
HB 2077 - Gun carry allowed on college campuses
HB 2104 - Right to keep and bear arms
HB 2117 - Relating to the hunting of coyotes
HB 2188 - 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 2189 - To create the "Protection of Property from Warrantless Searches Act.”
HB 2201 - State Living Donor Protection Act
HB 2245 - Eliminate double taxation on foreign income at the state level
HB 2265 - Prohibiting the private ownership or operation of a prison
HB 2287 - Requiring sharps containers in all state buildings and facilities where the public is allowed
HB 2294 - Allow guns to be carried on capitol grounds
HB 2323 - Relating to creating the refugee information act
HB 2362 - To allow circuit court judges with at least six years of service to conceal carry if they so desire
HB 2388 - Relating to the Save Our Volunteer Fire Departments Bill
HB 2500 - Establishing criteria for the government’s adoption of new and emerging surveillance technologies while ensuring privacy protections for individuals
HB 2560 - To require cameras in every classroom and room where children are present
HB 2578 - To create the Rural Area Department Volunteer Incentive Act of 2023
HB 2613 - Relating to the administration of anesthetics
HB 2634 - Require compensation for state police officers when required to be on standby so they can be called back to work if necessary
HB 2762 - Allowing variance in state fire code for certain buildings used solely for emergency equipment storage
HB 2765 - Authorizing certain ambulance crew members, firefighters, rescue squad members and emergency service personnel to carry firearms
HB 2819 - To add State Fire Marshals to the statute to be included with law enforcement that receive information related to school safety requirements
HB 2860 - To dispose of old AFFF foam accumulated by fire departments
HB 2916 - Relating to terrorism
HB 2932 - Bill to fund armed veterans at our schools.
HB 2937 - To reduce the business license fee for WV Volunteer Fire Departments to $250
HB 2979 - Establishing an animal abuser registry
HB 2981 - Prohibit the sheriff’s department from posting mug shot photos for an arrest
HB 3025 - Relating to DNA data maintained for law enforcement purposes
HB 3026 - To allow volunteer fire fighters to participate on fire scenes with department training captain approval prior to completing fireman 1 and 2
HB 3027 - To remove the state requirement for EMT’S to be nationally certified.
HB 3121 - Creating the Stop Our Scourge Act of 2023
HB 3151 - Relating to assisting law enforcement officer in an emergency at the request of a responding officer
HB 3157 - Relating to clarifying the duties, functions, prohibitions and restrictions applicable to the West Virginia Fusion Center
HB 3188 - Relating to the establishment of an alert system for missing cognitively impaired persons
HB 3216 - Funding EMS and School Resource Officers through marijuana tax
HB 3233 - Relating generally to uniform and equipment allowances for the National Guard
HB 3254 - Establishing a State Military Funeral Honor Guard in honor of Hershel “Woody” Williams, known as the Hershel “Woody” Williams State Military Funeral Honor Guard
HB 3280 - To cause law enforcement and DNR agencies whose officers fall under PERS to submit to Tax a report at the time of retirement so that these officers qualify for the law enforcement officers' tax credit
HB 3284 - Relating to the use of unmanned aircraft systems by law enforcement
HB 3315 - Relating generally to readiness enhancement and commission bonuses
HB 3339 - Protection of minors from harmful material on internet
HB 3349 - Assisting governmental units training costs for certification of law enforcement officers

Public Service Commission (16 Bills)
HB 2119 - Local Energy Efficiency Partnership Act
HB 2159 - Establishing a community solar program for subscribers to gain credits against their utility bills
HB 2178 - Assure West Virginians proper access to water and sewage service at reasonable rates
HB 2208 - Assure West Virginians proper access to water and sewage service at reasonable rates
HB 2212 - Require that a public service district board that represents more than one community have at least one member from each community
HB 2394 - Require PSC annual report on ratepayer utility costs to the Joint Committee on Government and Finance
HB 2456 - Relating to a customer constructing a connection or other infrastructure necessary for the customer to connect to the public utility
HB 2459 - To clarify the application of zoning requirements to exempt wholesale generators
HB 2593 - Creating the WV Energy Efficiency Jobs Creation Act
HB 2595 - To require that Public Service District Boards that represent more than one community to have at least one member from each community on the board.
HB 2616 - Relating to net metering
HB 2817 - Relating to Public Service Commission jurisdiction over alternative fuel for motor vehicles
HB 2865 - To clarify that the PSC may enter an order requiring corrective measures up to and including an acquisition of a distressed or failing utility
HB 2870 - Correcting a reference relating to siting certificates for certain electric generating facilities
HB 2899 - Repealing two sections of code relating to gas utility rates
HB 3308 - Authorizing PSC consider and issue financing orders to certain utilities to permit the recovery of certain costs through securitization via consumer rate relief bonds

Real and Personal Property (13 Bills)
HB 2033 - Relating to unsafe real property
HB 2047 - Exempting motor vehicles from personal property tax
HB 2237 - Relating to consumer protection of new manufactured home warranties
HB 2240 - Requiring urban renewal authorities to submit proposed urban renewal projects to the affected local county boards of health
HB 2269 - Recognize convictions of domestic battery in the fair and equitable distribution of marital property
HB 2476 - Relating to property ownership by Farmland Protection Board
HB 2575 - To expand recreational benefits to West Virginia Landowners to promote land ownership within the State, increase property value, bolster the State economy, and to provide additional benefits to West Virginia taxpayers
HB 2977 - Reducing to one year the deadline for right to set aside deed
HB 3006 - West Virginia Critical Infrastructure Protection Act
HB 3104 - Require Surveyors to offer to record surveys of property
HB 3202 - Clarifying what parties are entitled to redeem delinquent property
HB 3215 - Relating to land use
HB 3291 - Relating generally to landlords and tenants

Records and Papers (8 Bills)
HB 2053 - Require governmental meetings to have agendas posted on websites three days prior to the meeting
HB 2276 - Issuing identification documents to homeless individuals residing at homeless shelters
HB 2307 - To ensure false claims on property titles are not fault of landowner
HB 2309 - To require the Division of Forestry to create an online renewal process no later than July 1, 2023
HB 2361 - 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 2400 - Allowing a home improvement transaction to be performed under an oral contract
HB 2752 - Non-Profit Transparency and Accountability Act
HB 2998 - Non-binary not permitted on birth certificates

Resolutions (2 Bills)
HB 2043 - Creating a Small Business and Minority Populations Economic and Workforce Development Taskforce
HB 3053 - Requesting a study to evaluate and analyze the potential for bulk energy storage resources

Resolutions (Naming) (1 Bills)
HB 2433 - Creating three separate job titles for school bus operators

Retirement (34 Bills)
HB 2026 - A bill to transfer municipal police officers from the Public Employees Retirement System to the Municipal Police Officers and Firefighters Retirement System.
HB 2134 - To modify the teacher retirement system so that Tier 2 teachers may use annual/sick leave towards retirement
HB 2136 - Provide a cost-of-living increase for certain individuals
HB 2138 - 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 2139 - To provide a 5% cost of living increase for state retirees who make under $60,000 per year
HB 2161 - Increase the State Police Retirement Benefit multiplier
HB 2451 - To allow another round of “buy in” to the old public employees retirement plan for those that didn’t last time.
HB 2463 - Allowing substitute teachers to work and not receive any deduction on their retirement over the 140-day of work
HB 2491 - Relating to the Deputy Sheriff Retirement System Act
HB 2493 - To modify deputy sheriff’s retirement pay and the cost of receiving certain reports
HB 2568 - Raising retirement rate for Deputy Sheriff’s Retirement System
HB 2791 - Relating to appointing members to county authorities
HB 2889 - Increase the retirement benefit multiplier from 2.5% to 3% for Deputy Sherriff’s retirement
HB 2900 - Relating to the Deputy Sheriff Retirement System
HB 2959 - Relating to reemployment after retirement for certain legislative employees
HB 2996 - Public defender experience counts for judicial retirement
HB 3060 - Permitting membership of the state teachers retirement system to include any person who has been retired by any other retirement system administered by the Board at the option of the retirant
HB 3070 - Increasing Retirement Benefits for Public Employees
HB 3119 - Authorizing expenditure of revenue from the Municipal Pension and Protection Fund and Fire Protection Fund
HB 3178 - Authorizing sheriffs who are members of the public retirement system to retire upon attaining the age of sixty-two with eight or more years of service.
HB 3211 - Relating to authorizing service credit for unused accrued annual or sick leave days for use in determining retirement benefits from the municipal police and fire firefighter retirement systems still administered by municipalities.
HB 3226 - Modifying the West Virginia State Police Retirement System
HB 3234 - Relating to disability retirement medical examinations of public employee retirement systems
HB 3235 - Adding Natural Resource Police Officers Retirement System and public charter schools for federal pick-up contribution purposes
HB 3236 - Relating to the Teachers Retirement System and the Teachers’ Defined Contribution Retirement System
HB 3237 - Ensure the retirement contributions, and delinquency charges if applicable, of charter school employees are paid upon school closure or by a successor
HB 3241 - Setting the rate of interest on delinquent retirement contribution submissions
HB 3242 - Relating to the Emergency Medical Services Retirement System
HB 3243 - Relating to examinations for disability pensions
HB 3244 - Relating to Municipal Pensions Oversight Board proposing legislative rules
HB 3281 - To provide supplement funding for the plan and to increase recruitment and retention of certified officers for the agency
HB 3282 - Relating to decreasing the time period of eligibility for nonduty disability from 10 to five or more years of contributory service for the West Virginia Municipal Police Officers and Firefighters Retirement System.
HB 3292 - To expand the EMS retirement system
HB 3299 - Relating to Natural Resource Police Officer Retirement

Roads and Transportation (45 Bills)
HB 2020 - Requiring a warning light to be erected on certain roads to warn of a traffic light ahead
HB 2042 - Limiting supervision of laying of lines on state rights-of-way
HB 2054 - Requiring the Commissioner of Highways to develop a formula for allocating road funds among districts
HB 2069 - Including emergency response vehicles in the single fee program for EZ Pass transponders
HB 2078 - Relating to performance metrics for the West Virginia Division of Highways
HB 2084 - 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 2171 - Removing obsolete provisions regarding DOH standards for studded tires and chains
HB 2198 - To modify the E-bike legislation in West Virginia Code
HB 2222 - Prohibiting driving slow in left lane except under certain circumstances
HB 2270 - Exempting school buses with students on board from paying turnpike tolls
HB 2271 - Exempting law enforcement and emergency vehicles from paying turnpike tolls
HB 2274 - Eliminating specific statutory restrictions on outdoor advertisement
HB 2281 - Exempt non-profits from certain road sign fees
HB 2337 - Prohibiting the placement of the name or likeness of public officials on state road signs
HB 2371 - Ensure State Road Construction Account funds are in addition to general highways funds provided to the DOT districts
HB 2373 - Requiring legislative approval of additional parkways bonds and removing tolls once bonds paid
HB 2445 - To exempt EMS providers from Turnpike Tolls
HB 2469 - Keep federal level weight limits for trucking in the state of WV
HB 2484 - Requiring paving contracts for state highways to have special requirements to prevent potholes
HB 2514 - Increasing penalties for putting objects on highways
HB 2520 - Free Gold Star License Plates to parents
HB 2528 - Authorizing Division of Highways transfer of spending authority between appropriations
HB 2531 - Requiring cooperation between the rail company and the Division of Highways when construction or maintenance activities are conducted by the company
HB 2564 - Repeal of administrative hearing procedures for DUI offenses
HB 2570 - Requiring certain non-discretionary procedures be strictly complied with by the West Virginia Parkways Authority before tolls, rents, fees or charges may be increased
HB 2590 - To remove the helmet law in West Virginia.
HB 2753 - To modify e-bike laws in West Virginia
HB 2781 - Establishing Comprehensive Highway Paving Plan
HB 2822 - Relating to the consumers sales and service tax and returning the refundable exemption for sales of construction and maintenance materials acquired by a second party for use in Division of Highways projects
HB 2888 - Elimination of Statewide Contracts that are awarded to out of state vendors
HB 2929 - To supersede all ordinances that restrict atv’s on paved roads
HB 2957 - Create camera assisted enforcement of speeding in active work zones
HB 2984 - Relating to establishing a program for camera assisted speed enforcement in active school zones in this state
HB 3032 - Relating to increasing the validity of a commercial instruction permit
HB 3059 - Give PSC authority to fine Class I railroads for safety and operational violations.
HB 3071 - Requiring the approval of the Legislature and the Governor before additional bonds may be issued by the Parkways Authority
HB 3080 - To mandate sharp containers, AED monitors, and first aid kits at WV rest areas
HB 3114 - Deny severance pay to employees of DOT for failure or refusal of drug testing
HB 3179 - Relating to road work signs
HB 3214 - To create the Road Optimization & Assessment Data (ROAD) Pilot Project
HB 3217 - To eliminate the process of vehicle inspection in West Virginia
HB 3256 - To mandate that credit card payment be acceptable at toll booths
HB 3258 - Ending the toll road when the bond is paid off
HB 3259 - Exempting county school busses from paying the toll
HB 3283 - Relating to reporting requirements under the Grant Transparency and Accountability Act

Rule Making Authority (2 Bills)
HB 2426 - 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 2800 - All relating to authorizing legislative rules regarding higher education

Salaries (3 Bills)
HB 2098 - Increase the minimum salary for Child Support Attorneys
HB 2982 - Increasing the minimum wage based upon increases in the consumer price index
HB 3135 - To modify the salaries of the Governor and Constitutional officers beginning January 1, 2025

Senior Citizens (2 Bills)
HB 2485 - Establishing reimbursement rates for congregate and in-home meals
HB 3290 - To clarify privileges for senior license holders for hunting and fishing

State Personnel (21 Bills)
HB 2089 - To make Juneteenth a paid holiday for all state workers
HB 2102 - End qualified immunity
HB 2112 - Create a Police Officer’s Bill of Rights
HB 2136 - Provide a cost-of-living increase for certain individuals
HB 2137 - To allow money paid to state employees to go to their estate if they pass away before their retirement date
HB 2138 - 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 2139 - To provide a 5% cost of living increase for state retirees who make under $60,000 per year
HB 2144 - To create the “Council on Efficient Government Act.”
HB 2249 - Specifying when a public employee’s spouse may be covered by PEIA
HB 2375 - Relating to hiring new West Virginia State Police Officers
HB 2387 - Fair Advancements for State Employees Act
HB 2507 - Relating to the West Virginia public employees grievance procedure
HB 2534 - Relating to public employees insurance
HB 2542 - Make it illegal for any state employee to access Tik Tok through a government device
HB 2598 - Raising salaries for school service personnel
HB 2878 - To grant the Fleet Management Division oversight authority of the state vehicle fleet
HB 3060 - Permitting membership of the state teachers retirement system to include any person who has been retired by any other retirement system administered by the Board at the option of the retirant
HB 3078 - Allow state employees to cash in on certain benefits
HB 3195 - Relating to the management of personal service appropriations for vacant positions
HB 3216 - Funding EMS and School Resource Officers through marijuana tax
HB 3299 - Relating to Natural Resource Police Officer Retirement

Taxation (137 Bills)
HB 2001 - Reduce personal income tax rates by 10% for all
HB 2002 - Relating to providing support for families
HB 2010 - To exempt the full amount of social security benefits from personal income tax
HB 2035 - Providing tax credits for hiring those in recovery for substance abuse
HB 2040 - Relating to allowing a personal income tax exemption for First Responders
HB 2050 - West Virginia Economic Diversification Act
HB 2055 - Exempt unmined rare earth metals and elements from taxation
HB 2061 - Provide targeted business personal property tax relief in certain communities
HB 2063 - Provide a tax credit to distribution centers who build away from interstates and in more rural areas of West Virginia.
HB 2064 - To create commercial opportunity zones to attract new businesses to West Virginia
HB 2065 - West Virginia Heavy Duty Truck Excise Tax Elimination Act
HB 2068 - Reducing federal adjusted gross income for interest paid on student loans
HB 2071 - Taxation With Representation Act
HB 2079 - Policy offering a housing credit for educators who live in West Virginia 5 or more years after becoming an educator in the state
HB 2088 - Creating an exemption from state income tax for public school educators and personnel
HB 2091 - Decriminalization and legalization of cannabis with a taxing mechanism to bring more revenue to the state
HB 2093 - Provide that you can make monthly payments on property taxes
HB 2115 - Exempting law-enforcement officers from payment of income and personal property taxes
HB 2116 - Home Instruction Tax Relief Act
HB 2133 - Granting tax credits for parents and legal guardians whose children are in a home schooling program or private school
HB 2147 - Allowing for surplus money collected above voter approved excess levy requests to remain with specific county and placed in general fund
HB 2152 - Exempting social security benefits from personal income tax
HB 2156 - Exempting firefighters and volunteer firefighters from payment of income and real and personal property taxes
HB 2158 - Abolishing the Personal Income Tax
HB 2163 - Expanding the Manufacturing Investment Tax Credit
HB 2165 - A bill dedicating 25 percent of insurance tax revenue to the PEIA Rainy Day Fund.
HB 2168 - Providing tax credits to provide vehicles to certain persons
HB 2169 - Provide valuation limitations to the Tax Commissioner for coal properties and to clarify the penalty for non-filers
HB 2170 - Providing valuation limitations for coal property taxation and clarifying the penalties for non-filers
HB 2173 - Limit amount a county tax assessor can increase assessed value of antique or classic cars
HB 2176 - Limit property tax increases on certain individuals
HB 2177 - Require all tax assessments be done on a periodic schedule
HB 2183 - Provide a state income tax credit for nurses to encourage recruitment and commitment to the profession in this state
HB 2185 - Providing a tax credit to encourage new teachers to remain in the state
HB 2192 - Relating to health insurance for living organ donors
HB 2193 - Removing certain deductions for modification of social security income in adjusted gross income
HB 2209 - Relating to property taxes dedicated to volunteer fire departments
HB 2223 - Relating to Personal Refundable Credit for resident individuals and families
HB 2224 - Relating to West Virginia standard deduction of a resident individual
HB 2234 - Remove sales tax on gun safes and certain firearm safety devices
HB 2245 - Eliminate double taxation on foreign income at the state level
HB 2268 - 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 2272 - Relating to Good Samaritan Food Donation Act
HB 2292 - Continuing personal income tax adjustment to gross income of certain retirees receiving pensions from defined pension plans
HB 2295 - To implement a Property Tax Poverty Exemption - School Excess Levy
HB 2300 - Establishing tax credits for lead abatement in child occupied residences
HB 2303 - Providing a tax exemption for income from a qualified retirement plan used to pay for long-term care
HB 2311 - Relating to taxable exemptions for surviving spouses
HB 2313 - Increasing the personal exemption for personal income tax
HB 2314 - Providing property tax relief to rare earth industries
HB 2316 - Establishing the “Stay in State” tax credit
HB 2344 - Relating to providing a cap on property taxes
HB 2349 - Authorizing a temporary foreign brewers import license
HB 2351 - Establishing a tax credit for businesses who hire, promote and develop women and minorities into executive, professional or administrative roles
HB 2359 - The Young Professional Tax Credits
HB 2360 - Collecting a tax from manufacturers and distributors of opium and opiate drugs to be used for funding addiction and prevention
HB 2364 - To exempt school buses from toll fees in West Virginia
HB 2377 - Relating to taxation of gambling and lottery winnings
HB 2384 - Providing for the Relief at the Pump Bill
HB 2393 - To extend the Neighborhood Investment Program Act to July 1, 2026 and to increase the allowable tax credit
HB 2405 - Eliminate sales tax on Professional Employment Organization’s administration fees
HB 2418 - Tax credits for living and deceased organ donors
HB 2422 - Dedicate severance tax to State Road Fund over a three year period
HB 2439 - Exempting from the sales tax all-terrain vehicles and utility terrain vehicles used as farm equipment
HB 2445 - To exempt EMS providers from Turnpike Tolls
HB 2450 - Relating to tax credit for disabled veterans for lifetime hunting, trapping and fishing license
HB 2466 - Repeal of taxing state employees pensions and social security
HB 2483 - Creating a tax credit for improving facades in historic districts
HB 2489 - Allowing low income senior citizens to receive certain tax credits without filing a state income tax return
HB 2510 - To establish the Rare Earth Element and Critical Mineral Investment Tax Credit Act
HB 2511 - Modify how sales tax is collected on seller financed vehicle transactions
HB 2526 - Relating to reducing the personal income tax
HB 2566 - Increasing the Homestead Property Tax Exemption
HB 2581 - Relating to a permanent partial repeal of the gasoline tax in WV not to exceed 50% of the current tax
HB 2582 - To reduce the amount of money provided in welfare programs for certain individuals
HB 2584 - Allow homestead exemptions for disabled veterans
HB 2585 - Authorizing a special election for presenting the question of a special levy renewal for levies expiring prior to the primary election scheduled for May 14, 2024
HB 2586 - Relating to establishing a thirty thousand dollar homestead exemption for taxpayers with a household income at or below U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Poverty Guidelines.
HB 2587 - To reflect that County Sheriffs will be required to include a breakdown of the distribution of where a citizens taxes will be paid
HB 2600 - Making disbursement of hotel occupancy tax wholly discretionary
HB 2601 - To remove the taxation on burials, funerals and cremation
HB 2608 - Allow pass-through entities to elect to be taxed at the entity level
HB 2623 - Relating to withholding tax on income of nonresidents from natural resources royalty payments
HB 2635 - Exempting personal income earned by individuals working as teachers at primary and secondary schools from personal income tax
HB 2759 - Relating to updating the health care provider tax
HB 2773 - Create the Education Tax Credit
HB 2776 - Updating meaning of federal adjusted gross income and certain other terms used in West Virginia Personal Income Tax Act
HB 2777 - Updating federal taxable income and other terms in the West Virginia Corporation Net Income Tax Act
HB 2778 - To create curriculum transparency in public schools
HB 2780 - Repeal municipal amusement tax
HB 2808 - Relating to taxation of gambling and lottery winnings
HB 2826 - Remove variable rate on gas tax
HB 2831 - Relating to limiting the personal income tax
HB 2842 - Repeal municipal license and tax when state license required
HB 2891 - Repeal domestic animal tax
HB 2934 - Levying a tax on a pass-through entity’s income apportioned to West Virginia
HB 2950 - Exempting certain hygiene products from sales tax
HB 2958 - To create the Business Tax Rebate Incentive Program
HB 2966 - To create a tax incentive to landlords who allow a first time or second chance housing of houseless individuals, justice impacted persons, assault victims, veterans, and adults who age out of the foster care system.
HB 2969 - Establish a refundable tax credit for veterans with a 100% service-connected disability
HB 3007 - To create the West Virginia Small Business Payroll Tax Credit Pilot Program
HB 3012 - To encourage economic development regarding rare earth elements and critical minerals, as defined, by providing temporary severance tax relief
HB 3013 - Relating to authorizing the Jefferson County Commission to levy a special district excise tax
HB 3023 - To cut the WV gas tax by 50% for WV residents
HB 3075 - To clarify that municipal B&O taxes shall only apply to the owner of a contract, and not to subcontractors on a project
HB 3089 - Tax credits for employers providing child care
HB 3093 - Creating a tax credit against the corporate net income tax for companies paying moving expenses of employees to West Virginia
HB 3096 - Creating the Distribution and Manufacturing Center Tax Credit Act
HB 3133 - Create a credit against the severance tax to encourage private companies to make infrastructure improvements to highways, roads and bridges in this state.
HB 3153 - Relating to distribution of certain taxes and surcharges to benefit volunteer and part-volunteer fire departments and emergency medical services providers.
HB 3169 - Creating a Distribution Center Refundable Toll Payments Tax Credit Act
HB 3209 - Providing tax credits to incentivize investments and improvements in blighted properties in West Virginia
HB 3216 - Funding EMS and School Resource Officers through marijuana tax
HB 3227 - Providing a tax credit against the state corporate net income tax to for-profit corporations or a tax credit against payroll withholdings for nonprofit corporations for expenditures related to the establishment and operation of employer-provided child-care facilities
HB 3231 - To exempt from sales tax the purchase of solar energy equipment and installation
HB 3238 - Removing methanol and methanol fuel from the definition of special fuel
HB 3240 - Relating to cessation of West Virginia Fund
HB 3245 - Providing an election for pass-through entities to pay income tax at the entity level
HB 3249 - To allow for sheriffs to collect additional funds for notice served related to tax sales
HB 3266 - To amend and reenact codes concerning the distribution of certain taxes and surcharges to benefit volunteer and part-volunteer fire departments and emergency medical services providers as well as certain funds from the Fire Protection Fund.
HB 3280 - To cause law enforcement and DNR agencies whose officers fall under PERS to submit to Tax a report at the time of retirement so that these officers qualify for the law enforcement officers' tax credit
HB 3286 - Relating to an additional modification decreasing federal taxable income
HB 3300 - To provide for the creation of an “EV Manufacturers Investment Credit.”
HB 3304 - Providing an exemption from the severance tax for coal sold to coal-fired power plants located within the State of West Virginia
HB 3312 - Provide that all coal severance tax go to the county that produced the coal
HB 3314 - Increasing the special district excise tax to a rate or rates on sales within the boundaries of an economic opportunity development district
HB 3319 - Relating to sheriff’s commission for collection of taxes
HB 3321 - Limiting the imposition of municipal business and occupation taxes
HB 3322 - To provide that the first $100K made jointly or the first $50K filing single is exempt from the tax on social security
HB 3324 - Relating to the reduction of State Gas Tax
HB 3327 - Capping amount of moneys to third party vendors who collect business and occupation taxes on behalf of cities
HB 3333 - To grant a tax credit for the amount of taxes paid for a royalty interest
HB 3334 - Valuation of industrial property and natural resources property by Tax Commissioner
HB 3340 - To revise the West Virginia Tax Increment Financing Act
HB 3350 - To reduce the personal income tax to zero for those who make $80,000 per year or less
HB 3351 - To reduce the personal income tax to zero for those who make $60,000 per year or less.
HB 3352 - To reduce the personal income tax to zero for those making the median yearly income in West Virginia

Unemployment Compensation (3 Bills)
HB 2588 - Relating to indexing unemployment benefits based on the state average unemployment rate
HB 2589 - Requiring work search activities to qualify for unemployment benefits
HB 2779 - To make those who fail drug test ineligible for unemployment

Uniform Laws (4 Bills)
HB 3145 - Recognizing the Commission on Uniform State Laws as a presumptive provider of continuing legal education
HB 3146 - Establishing in West Virginia Code, the contents of the Uniform Public Meetings During Emergencies Act
HB 3149 - Uniform Collaborative Law Act
HB 3212 - Updating the provisions of the Uniform Commercial Code

Utilities (13 Bills)
HB 2395 - Make the Consumer Advocate division separate and independent from the PSC
HB 2616 - Relating to net metering
HB 2848 - Water and Sewer Operator licensing reciprocity
HB 2864 - To require larger municipally owned public water and wastewater utilities to pass rates to meet the same standards as utilities regulated under Chapter 24 of the Code
HB 2865 - To clarify that the PSC may enter an order requiring corrective measures up to and including an acquisition of a distressed or failing utility
HB 2881 - Relating to utility rate increases
HB 2892 - Relating to the Disconnection of Residential Utility during a State of Emergency
HB 2899 - Repealing two sections of code relating to gas utility rates
HB 2954 - Eliminate need for Certificate of public convenience for water and sewer utilities
HB 2955 - Relating to the establishment and operation of regional water, wastewater and stormwater authorities
HB 3059 - Give PSC authority to fine Class I railroads for safety and operational violations.
HB 3087 - Concerning the right of consumers of electricity to interconnect energy storage systems for use on their property
HB 3094 - To create the Remote Worker Home Development Act

Workers Compensation (7 Bills)
HB 2025 - Relating to who may diagnose post-traumatic stress disorder as a compensable injury or disease under workers compensation
HB 2128 - Including three types of cancer for which rebuttable presumption of injury from employment exists for firefighters
HB 2190 - Relating to eligibility for workers' compensation benefits by requiring blood test after traumatic injury to determine intoxication
HB 2402 - To reaffirm and enhance the workers compensation exclusive remedy rule or doctrine
HB 2454 - Creating WV Black Lung Program
HB 2524 - Repealing the law which makes prime contractors liable for the failure of subcontractors to make proper payments for workers’ compensation
HB 3270 - To amend the deliberate intent statute to limit noneconomic damages to $250,000

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