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Robert L. Karnes (R - Randolph, 11)





CONTACT

robert.karnes@wvsenate.gov

Capitol Office:
Room 449M, Building 1
State Capitol Complex
Charleston, WV 25305
Capitol Phone: (304) 357-7973

COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS

Banking and Insurance
Education
Interstate Cooperation
Judiciary
Pensions
Transportation and Infrastructure

INTERIM COMMITTEES:
Education
Interstate Cooperation
Judiciary
Pensions and Retirement
Special Committee on Viability of Veterinary Medicine School – Higher Education


DISTRICT 11


District Counties: Grant (part), Nicholas, Pendleton, Pocahontas, Randolph, Upshur, Webster

 

SPONSORED LEGISLATION, 2022

Senator Karnes was the Lead Sponsor of 20 bills
BillTitleStatusCommittee
SB 24Establishing WV Freedom of Conscience Protection ActPendingJudiciary
SB 41Allowing certain schools with enrollment of 25 or fewer students to operate as nonpublic micro-schoolPendingEducation
SB 42Authorizing public retirement system participants to receive cash value of retirement benefits in lieu of regular paymentsPending
SB 43Allowing parents to decline required medication administered to newbornsPendingHealth and Human Resources
SB 45Prohibiting certain divisive acts from school curriculum, state agencies, and any groups receiving state fundingPendingEducation
SB 61Establishing contribution holiday for certain public retirement plansPending
SB 66Establishing 80 miles per hour speed limit on state highwaysPending
SB 67Relating to advertisements by political candidatesPendingJudiciary
SB 68Limiting DEP employees from entering private lands for environmental protection purposes onlyPendingJudiciary
SB 115Allowing grocery stores to sell certain amount of WV-made wine without licensePendingJudiciary
SB 116Relating to outdoor advertising regulated by DOHPending
SB 157Repealing article relating to mandatory motor vehicle state inspectionsPending
SB 158Collecting and analyzing statistical information pertaining to terminating pregnancies under Medicaid ProgramPendingHealth and Human Resources
SB 159Providing procedure for WV to select delegates to Article V ConventionPendingJudiciary
SB 160Prohibiting abortion coverage in certain qualified health care plansPendingHealth and Human Resources
SB 173Restricting participation in State Teachers Retirement System by members who serve as officer in professional teaching associationPending
SB 555Relating to financial institutions engaged in boycotts of firearms companiesPendingJudiciary
SB 645Regulating private schools for students with disabilitiesPendingEducation
SB 673Relating to Farm-to-Food Bank Tax CreditPendingFinance
SB 696Relating to funding for public librariesPendingFinance

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