West Virginia House of Delegates

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Mick Bates (R - Raleigh, 30)


Capitol Office:
Room 150R, Building 1
State Capitol Complex
Charleston, WV 25305
Capitol Phone: (304) 340-3180

P.O. Box 844
Beckley, WV 25801
District Phone: (304) 255-2376


Health and Human Resources

Pensions and Retirement


District Counties: Raleigh (part)



Delegate Bates was the Lead Sponsor of 22 bills
HB 2278Creating a Children’s Health Insurance Program buy-in program for children of families above 300 percent of the federal poverty levelPendingHealth and Human Resources
HB 2279Establishing a higher education scholarship program for foster childrenPendingEducation
HB 2280Involuntary drug and alcohol treatment PendingHealth and Human Resources
HB 2281Modifying the method of calculation of the employer and employee contribution percentages for public employee insurance premiumsPendingBanking and Insurance
HB 2282Establishing a tax on the production of natural gas to fund the public employees insurance programPendingBanking and Insurance
HB 2283Creating a healthy living tax credit against the personal income taxPendingHealth and Human Resources
HB 2284Creating a state-administered wholesale drug importation programPendingHealth and Human Resources
HB 2285Relating to Capitol Complex Security AccessPendingJudiciary
HB 2286Making a supplementary appropriation to the Department of Veterans' Assistance- Veterans HomePendingFinance
HB 2288Limiting pay of members of the Legislature when a budget bill has not been passedPendingJudiciary
HB 2291Relating to legalizing cannabis production, sales and adult consumptionPendingHealth and Human Resources
HB 2784Relating to Municipal pension benefit calculationsPendingPensions and Retirement
HB 2861Relating to medical evaluation reports for workers compensationPendingJudiciary
HB 2875Relating to changes to provider contracts related to health benefit plans and Medicaid managed care plansPendingHealth and Human Resources
HB 2956Permit licensed food trucks to operate on the State Capitol Complex during periods in which the Capitol Complex Cafeteria is not operationalPendingSmall Business, Entrepreneurship and Economic Development
HB 2992To create the “Tobacco Cessation Initiative Program Special Revenue Account”PendingHealth and Human Resources
HB 3184Including workers’ compensation providers in the insurance prior authorization processPendingBanking and Insurance
HB 3186Relating to PEIA inpatient ratesPendingBanking and Insurance
HB 3240Establishing an Earned Income Tax CreditPendingFinance
HB 3275Relating to resiliency, public safety and quality of broadband in WVPending
HB 3276Creating parity for mental health servicesPendingHealth and Human Resources
HB 3277To amend the existing health insurance clean claims law to include workers' compensation providersPendingBanking and Insurance


Release TitleDate
Raleigh Delegates Applaud Funding for Beckley VA Medical Center02/11/2021
Delegate Bates: Omnibus Bill Goes Against One-Object Rule06/21/2019
Delegate Bates: ‘Betterment’ Better Done in the Fall or Not at All05/03/2019
Veto of Vertical Integration Bill Could Delay Medical Cannabis Program03/28/2019
Raleigh County Delegate Donates Legislative Pay to Susan Landis Memorial Fund11/20/2017
Delegates Seek to Increase Tourism and Economic Development in Southern West Virginia 03/15/2017
Raleigh County Delegate Appointed to Tax Reform Committee08/17/2016
The State of the State Budget03/15/2016
Delegate Mick Bates: Statement on House Bill 270402/29/2016
Legislature is Missing an Opportunity to Improve the Health of West Virginia02/15/2016
Delegate Mick Bates Selected for Leadership Program05/28/2015
Raleigh County Caucus Working Together Throughout Session02/20/2015
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