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Eric J. Tarr (R - Putnam, 04)


Capitol Office:
Room 465M, Building 1
State Capitol Complex
Charleston, WV 25305
Capitol Phone: (304) 357-7901

P.O. Box 1098
Scott Depot, WV 25560
District Phone: (304) 202-4276

Eric J. Tarr Biography

Date of Birth: September 10th, 1972

Education: Bachelor of Health Science, MBA, Doctor of Physical Therapy

Occupation: Small Business Owner

Spouse: Natalie Tarr

Children: 3

Parents: Larry and Brenda Tarr

Religion: Christian

Affiliations: Member, Putnam County Rotary Club; Board Member, Putnam County Chamber of Commerce; Member, West Virginia Physical Therapy Association


CHAIR: Finance
Banking and Insurance
Economic Development
Health and Human Resources

CHAIR: Finance
Children and Families
Committee on Flooding
Ecomonic Development and Tourism
Government and Finance
Insurance and PEIA
Workforce Development and Labor Issues

DISTRICT 04 (2020 Districts)

District Counties: Jackson (part), Mason, Putnam (part), Cabell (part)



Senator Tarr was the Lead Sponsor of 32 bills
SJR 1Protection of Right to Bear Arms AmendmentPendingJudiciary
SB 103Prohibiting certain funding and attendance of minors to drag showsPendingJudiciary
SB 129Limiting gubernatorial authority to spend certain federal funds without appropriation of LegislaturePendingFinance
SB 130Anti-Racism Act of 2023PendingJudiciary
SB 223Permitting Legislature to file suit in limited circumstances against Executive branch to faithfully execute laws passedPendingJudiciary
SB 224Establishing revocation of authority for spending by agency in support of challenge to WV lawPending
SB 280Relating to electoral reforms of WV judiciaryPendingJudiciary
SB 281Precluding Department of Agriculture from cancellation of certain leasesPendingAgriculture
SB 282Creating WV Guardian ProgramPendingJudiciary
SB 297Mountain Homes ActPending
SB 430Relating to State Treasurer’s authority to contract with financial institutions for banking goods and servicesSigned
SB 431Modifying permissible percentage of light transmission for sun screening devices used in automotive safety glazingPending
SB 436Prompt Payment Act of 2023PendingFinance
SB 441Removing additional one and one-half percent interest rate for tax underpaymentsPending
SB 442Providing option for pass-through entities to pay income tax at entity levelPendingFinance
SB 443Directing payment of estate administration fee to State AuditorSigned
SB 444Transferring moneys in WV Future Fund to General Revenue FundSigned
SB 446Removing methanol and methanol fuel from definition of special fuelSigned
SB 476Exempting managed care contracts from purchasing requirementsSigned
SB 522Allocating percentage of county excise taxes for funding improvements to election administrationSigned
SB 523Clarifying purpose and use of Economic Development Project FundSigned
SB 524Relating to family planning servicesPendingHealth and Human Resources
SB 551Creating Medicaid state plan amendmentPendingHealth and Human Resources
SB 564Allowing PSC to authorize recovery of certain costs by utilities through issuance of consumer rate relief bondsPendingFinance
SB 579Providing payment to vendors who provided services to stateSigned
SB 595Relating to real property, tax, and registration requirements associated with carbon offset agreementsPendingFinance
SB 614Extending jurisdiction of School Safety UnitPendingJudiciary
SB 648Amending deliberate intent exception to immunities provided under workers' compensationPendingJudiciary
SB 652Modifying Municipal Home Rule appealsPendingJudiciary
SB 679Requiring Office of Inspector General to promulgate rules concerning location of forensic group homesSigned
SB 725Requiring runoff elections for judicial candidatesPendingJudiciary
SB 737Emergency Medical Services ActSigned

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