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Joe Ellington (R - Mercer, 038)


Capitol Office:
Room 434M, Building 1
State Capitol Complex
Charleston, WV 25305
Capitol Phone: (304) 340-3265

613 Pigeon Roost Trail
Princeton, WV 24740
District Phone: (304) 487-6526

Joe Ellington Biography

Date of Birth: May 12th, 1959

Education: B.S., Guilford College; M.S., Ph.D., Duke University; M.D., Wake Forest University; Residency, St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Occupation: Physician

Spouse: Sharon Perdue

Children: Dana, Alyssa, Erica and Joe III

Parents: Loretta Ann DiTucci Ellington and the late Joe C. Ellington

Religion: Roman Catholic

Town of Birth: Flushing, NY

Affiliations: Fellow, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists


CHAIR: Education
Banking and Insurance
House Rules
Substance Abuse
Workforce Development

CHAIR: Education
CHAIR: Education Accountability


District Counties: Mercer



Delegate Ellington was the Lead Sponsor of 26 bills
HB 2380Relating to School Building AuthoritySigned
HB 2381Establishing the behavioral health workforce education initiative at the Higher Education Policy CommissionPendingEducation
HB 2382Relating to repealing school innovation zones provisions superseded by Innovation in Education ActPendingEducation
HB 2383Relating generally to school nursesPendingEducation
HB 2800All relating to authorizing legislative rules regarding higher educationSigned
HB 2826Remove variable rate on gas taxPendingFinance
HB 2827Make public charter schools eligible for Safe Schools FundsSigned
HB 2828Relating to WV teaching salaries PendingFinance
HB 2831Relating to limiting the personal income taxPendingFinance
HB 2832Clarifying appropriate and inappropriate duties for school counselors while also providing the definition of a school counselor. PendingEducation
HB 2833Establishing the behavioral health workforce education initiative at the Higher Education Policy CommissionPendingFinance
HB 2834Amending 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 ProgramPendingEducation
HB 2850Relating to students with exceptional needsPendingEducation
HB 2941To extend the end date of the State Advisory Council on Postsecondary Attainment GoalsPendingEducation
HB 2942Relating to revocation of school personnel certificationPendingJudiciary
HB 2943Providing that West Virginia residents would not have to renew their driver’s license until they reach 65 years of agePending
HB 2961Relating to abolishing the center for nursing and moving the functions to the Higher Education Policy CommissionPendingEducation
HB 2989Relating 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.PendingFinance
HB 3084Relating to revising provisions related to public charter schoolsSigned
HB 3098Relating to the West Virginia Summative Assessment and formative assessmentPendingEducation
HB 3192Abolishing the Center for Nursing and transferring its duties and authorities to the Higher Education Policy CommissionPendingFinance
HB 3371Relating to federal funds for land-grant institutionsSigned
HB 3376Relating to changing the term teacher in residence to clinical teacher of recordPendingEducation
HB 3377Remove the Privilege TaxPending
HB 3408To clean up statutory provisions regarding the Hope Scholarship program to better reflect the intent and operation of the programPendingFinance
HB 3441Revising the training requirements for members of the Higher Education Policy Commission, Council for Community and Technical College Education and the institutional governing boardsSigned


Release TitleDate
Delegates To Host Tax Reform Public Comment Hearing November 10th In Bluefield10/27/2015
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