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SB 4 Relating to awards and benefits to dependent members of state police Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/14/98 
SB 21 Creating Children's Emergency Medical and Injury Prevention Systems Act Pending  Senate Health and Human Resources Committee  01/14/98 
SB 24 Creating prohibition against partial-birth abortion; exception Pending  Senate Health and Human Resources Committee  01/14/98 
SB 27 Creating Jobs Act Pending  Senate SB Committee  01/14/98 
SB 58 Authorizing probation officers to carry firearms Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/14/98 
SB 59 Relating to rank structure and pay scale of conservation officers Signed    Governor  04/22/98 
SB 60 Relating to charitable bingo; senior citizen membership exemption Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/14/98 
SB 68 Providing limits upon maximum class size for integrated classrooms Pending  Senate Education Committee  01/14/98 
SB 70 Increasing multiplier for retirement annuity in public employees retirement system Pending  Senate Pensions Committee  01/14/98 
SB 75 Creating Good Samaritan Food Donation Act Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/14/98 
SB 88 Creating tax credit for economic development or environmental remediation Pending  Senate Finance Committee  01/14/98 
SB 93 Allowing tax credit to employers providing child day care Pending  Senate Finance Committee  01/14/98 
SB 96 Creating small business environmental loan program Signed    Governor  04/22/98 
SB 99 Requiring political subdivisions give preference to resident vendors Pending  Senate GOVO Committee  01/14/98 
SB 102 Requiring advertisement of certain criminal offenders prior to parole Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/14/98 
SB 105 Crediting community service against criminal fine or confinement Signed    Governor  04/22/98 
SB 114 Allowing conservation officers certain overtime work Pending  Senate Natural Resources Committee  01/14/98 
SB 119 Prohibiting children from riding in open truck bed; exceptions; penalty Rejected      03/05/98 
SB 121 Relating to crimes against the elderly Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/14/98 
SB 134 Denying bail to persons posing danger of committing sexual offense Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/14/98 
SB 135 Prohibiting unsupervised furlough for violent or repeat offenders Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/14/98 
SB 143 Relating to uniform anatomical gift act Pending  Senate Interstate Cooperation Committee  01/14/98 
SB 154 Prohibiting female genital mutilation; penalties Pending    2nd Reading  03/12/98 
SB 175 Establishing a uniform bail schedule for certain misdemeanor offenses Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/19/98 
SB 178 Relating generally to solid waste management Signed    Governor  04/22/98 
SB 180 Allowing teacher retirement when age and contributing service equal eighty Pending  Senate Pensions Committee  01/20/98 
SB 181 Relating to appraisal of real estate or personal property; penalties Signed    Governor  04/22/98 
SB 182 Relating to nonrenewable automobile liability or physical damage insurance Pending  Senate Banking and Insurance Committee  01/20/98 
SB 183 Creating orphan road and bridge acquisition program Pending  Senate Finance Committee  02/03/98 
SB 185 Relating to court of claims generally Signed    Governor  04/22/98 
SB 186 Relating to rights of surviving spouses in estates Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/21/98 
SB 189 Creating preneed cremation arrangements Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/21/98 
SB 193 Creating alternative dispute resolution commission Signed    Governor  04/22/98 
SB 195 Authorizing construction of juvenile detention facilities by regional jail authority Pending  Senate GOVO Committee  01/21/98 
SB 202 Publishing toll-free telephone numbers for state agencies Pending  House Finance Committee  03/10/98 
SB 203 Relating to uniform anatomical gift act Pending  Senate Interstate Cooperation Committee  01/22/98 
SB 214 Relating generally to regulation of cable television service Vetoed    Governor  04/09/98 
SB 215 Providing for state police structure; appointment of officers Pending  Senate Finance Committee  03/03/98 
SB 217 Relating to treatment and prevention of domestic and family violence Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/26/98 
SB 218 Exempting certain hunting clubs from business and franchise tax Pending  Senate Finance Committee  02/12/98 
SB 219 Extending protections for assaults and batteries to various state or county special response personnel Pending  Senate Finance Committee  02/13/98 
SB 222 Providing tax credit for long-term health care insurance premiums Pending  Senate Finance Committee  01/26/98 
SB 224 Expanding eligibility requirements for special Class Q hunting permits Pending  Senate Natural Resources Committee  01/26/98 
SB 226 Providing resident tuition rates for national guard members Pending  House Education Committee  03/03/98 
SB 227 Conforming medical services definitions with federal practice requirements for emergency room physicians Pending  Senate Finance Committee  03/04/98 
SB 229 Allowing teacher retirement when age and contributing service equal eighty Pending  Senate Pensions Committee  01/27/98 
SB 230 Expanding definition of trademark to include certain olympic committee insignia Pending    3rd Reading  03/11/98 
SB 232 Relating to public employees insurance agency; drug formulary change notice Vetoed    Governor  03/26/98 
SB 233 Permitting certain authorized physician assistants to pronounce death Signed    Governor  04/22/98 
SB 238 Requiring law-enforcement agencies notify FBI and state police when investigating a kidnapping Pending    2nd Reading  03/12/98 
SB 239 Relating to establishment of prosecuting attorneys institute Signed    Governor  04/22/98 
SB 240 Establishing juvenile detention facilities adjacent to regional jails Pending  Senate GOVO Committee  01/29/98 
SB 241 Providing sale of one lot does not change value of remaining recorded plan for tax purposes Pending    3rd Reading  03/12/98 
SB 243 Extending reentry date for teachers' defined benefit contribution system Pending  Senate Pensions Committee  01/29/98 
SB 248 Continuing purchasing division within department of administration Signed    Governor  04/22/98 
SB 249 Continuing family law masters system Signed    Governor  04/22/98 
SB 250 Continuing commission on uniform state laws Signed    Governor  04/22/98 
SB 251 Continuing commission on Potomac river basin Signed    Governor  04/22/98 
SB 252 Updating public housing law Signed    Governor  04/22/98 
SB 256 Reducing and abolishing provider tax on dental services Pending  House Finance Committee  03/12/98 
SB 259 Relating to grandparent visitation rights generally Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/30/98 
SB 262 Requiring use of unused genuine crash parts for repair of motor vehicles Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/24/98 
SB 264 Providing PEIA retirees pay same premium for coverage as active school employees Pending  Senate SPEI Committee  01/30/98 
SB 268 Providing state-chartered banks certain parity with national banks Pending  Senate Banking and Insurance Committee  02/16/98 
SB 269 Permitting mobile bank branches Pending  Senate Banking and Insurance Committee  01/30/98 
SB 359 Relating to victims of fraudulent schemes Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/05/98 
SB 361 Creating patients' bill of rights Signed    Governor  04/22/98 
SB 365 Relating to tuition trust fund act Signed    Governor  04/22/98 
SB 366 Providing additional funding for certain assessors Signed    Governor  04/22/98 
SB 371 Permitting memorandum of trust recorded with clerk of county commission Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  02/02/98 
SB 372 Establishing time period for appraisement of decedent's estate Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  02/02/98 
SB 373 Relating to retirement plan selected by teachers retired due to disability Pending  Senate Pensions Committee  02/02/98 
SB 374 Authorizing division of motor vehicles to issue certain certificates of title Signed    Governor  04/22/98 
SB 375 Providing cost-of-living increase for certain retired teachers Pending  Senate Pensions Committee  02/02/98 
SB 378 Clarifying certain trust and fiduciary recordkeeping requirements for banks Pending  Senate Banking and Insurance Committee  02/11/98 
SB 380 Equalizing pay scales of magistrates Pending  Senate Finance Committee  02/03/98 
SB 383 Authorizing certain humane officers to enter private property without warrant Pending  House A&N Committee  02/17/98 
SB 385 Requiring in-state licensure of practicing physicians and podiatrists Pending  Senate GOVO Committee  02/03/98 
SB 397 Authorizing certain replacement poll workers to vote emergency absentee ballots Signed    Governor  04/22/98 
SB 398 Relating to commitment of certain persons found incompetent to stand trial Signed    Governor  04/22/98 
SB 399 Authorizing auditor to receive complaints for fraudulent use of state funds Signed    Governor  04/22/98 
SB 402 Relating to civil service coverage of correctional officers employed by regional jail and correctional facility authority Pending  Senate GOVO Committee  02/05/98 
SB 404 Establishing "Robert C. Byrd Day" Pending  Senate GOVO Committee  02/05/98 
SB 412 Continuing division of rehabilitation services Signed    Governor  04/22/98 
SB 413 Continuing department of health and human resources Signed    Governor  04/22/98 
SB 414 Continuing parks section of division of natural resources Signed    Governor  04/22/98 
SB 415 Continuing division of environmental protection Signed    Governor  04/22/98 
SB 416 Continuing board of social work examiners Signed    Governor  04/22/98 
SB 417 Continuing board of examiners in speech pathology Signed    Governor  04/22/98 
SB 420 Authorizing insurance commissioner to promulgate an emergency legislative rule relating to life insurance Pending  Senate Banking and Insurance Committee  02/06/98 
SB 421 Relating to national guard command pay; recreation facilities at camp Dawson Pending  Senate Military Committee  02/06/98 
SB 425 Creating Crane Operator Certification Act Pending  Senate Labor Committee  02/06/98 
SB 428 Preventing merger of trusts in which the trustee is also a beneficiary Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  02/06/98 
SB 429 Providing certain procedures changed in education and public employees grievance board hearing process Pending  Senate Finance Committee  03/10/98 
SB 436 Relating to slow-moving vehicles Pending  Senate TRAN Committee  02/09/98 
SB 437 Authorizing Class IV municipalities to employ radar devices for enforcing speeding laws Rejected      03/06/98 
SB 439 Establishing right-of-way for funeral processions Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  02/09/98 
SB 440 Relating to actions and suits enforcing liens by conveyance of real estate Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  02/09/98 
SB 441 Expanding landowner protection for wildlife damage Pending  Senate Natural Resources Committee  02/09/98 
SB 442 Limiting access to records of financial institutions Signed    Governor  04/22/98 
SB 443 Creating Telemarketing Regulation and Fraud Prevention Act Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  02/09/98 
SB 444 Authorizing municipalities to connect to sewer service outside corporate limits Vetoed    Governor  04/09/98 
SB 445 Increasing service credit for certain retired teachers Pending  Senate Finance Committee  03/10/98 
SB 448 Increasing multiplier for retirement annuity in public employees retirement system Pending  Senate Pensions Committee  02/10/98 
SB 449 Creating Sexual Predator Act of 1998 Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  02/10/98 
SB 451 Extending time for county commission of Marion County to meet as levying body Pending  Senate GOVO Committee  02/10/98 
SB 454 Authorizing promulgation of certain rules by combined, county and local boards of health Pending  House Political Subdivisions Committee  03/06/98 
SB 457 Creating children's health insurance program Pending  Senate Finance Committee  03/04/98 
SB 468 Regulating accounting profession Signed    Governor  04/22/98 
SB 472 Authorizing municipalities to reduce speed limit in residential areas Signed    Governor  04/22/98 
SB 474 Establishing licensure and regulation of bail-enforcement agents Pending  House Finance Committee  02/17/98 
SB 476 Limiting implementation of Kyoto protocol Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  02/12/98 
SB 480 Phasing out taxes imposed on certain health care providers Pending  Senate Finance Committee  02/12/98 
SB 534 Continuing child support enforcement division Signed    Governor  04/22/98 
SB 535 Continuing lending and credit rate board Signed    Governor  04/22/98 
SB 536 Continuing public defender services Signed    Governor  04/22/98 
SB 537 Continuing human rights commission Signed    Governor  04/22/98 
SB 544 Providing exclusion from income for personal income tax purposes for all retirees Pending  House Finance Committee  03/04/98 
SB 548 Updating list of facilities under direction of commissioner of corrections Signed    Governor  04/22/98 
SB 550 Establishing auto repair fraud prevention Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  02/16/98 
SB 551 Authorizing rules relating to prepaid tuition trust fund act Signed    Governor  04/22/98 
SB 554 Establishing insurance coverage for serious mental illness Pending  Senate Banking and Insurance Committee  02/16/98 
SB 565 Authorizing rules relating to Underwood-Smith teacher scholarship program Signed    Governor  04/22/98 
SB 568 Clarifying advice and consent of county commissions relating to hiring Pending  Senate GOVO Committee  02/16/98 
SB 573 Relating to grandparent visitation rights generally Signed    Governor  04/22/98 
SB 574 Conforming damages standard; eliminating certain immunity defense Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  02/17/98 
SB 576 Relating to cancellation of outstanding auto liability or physical damage insurance Pending  Senate Banking and Insurance Committee  02/17/98 
SB 581 Clarifying responsibility for parole supervision violations Signed    Governor  04/22/98 
SB 582 Providing certain members of teachers retirement system a minimum retirement annuity Pending  Senate Pensions Committee  02/18/98 
SB 589 Restricting increases on assessment and taxation of Class II and Class III property Pending  Senate Finance Committee  02/18/98 
SB 595 Dedicating forfeited bail proceeds to counties Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  02/18/98 
SB 599 Authorizing facsimile signatures by circuit clerks on absentee ballots Signed    Governor  04/22/98 
SB 600 Authorizing certain landfills to apply for closure assistance Signed    Governor  04/22/98 
SB 601 Relating to solid waste assessment fees; grant eligibility requirements Signed    Governor  04/22/98 
SB 602 Authorizing certain fees transferred to solid waste enforcement fund Signed    Governor  04/22/98 
SB 603 Relating to absentee voting; electioneering Pending    Concurrence  03/14/98 
SB 604 Permitting certain children to accompany parent or legal guardian to polls Pending    Concurrence  03/14/98 
SB 605 Relating generally to unemployment compensation Signed    Governor  04/22/98 
SB 606 Establishing restrictions on loans made for election purposes Pending    Concurrence  03/14/98 
SB 607 Authorizing counties to lease equipment Pending    2nd Reading  03/11/98 
SB 616 Relating to New River parkway authority Signed    Governor  04/22/98 
SB 620 Increasing per diem compensation and expenses for judges of court of claims Pending  Senate Finance Committee  02/19/98 
SB 621 Facilitating procurement and distribution of funds for infrastructure development Pending  Senate Finance Committee  02/19/98 
SB 630 Providing teachers retirement allowance for disability as result of act of student violence Pending  Senate Pensions Committee  02/20/98 
SB 636 Relating to proof of insurance at the time of a traffic stop Pending    2nd Reading  03/12/98 
SB 637 Including former divisions of corrections and health within coverage of occupational safety and health act Pending  Senate Finance Committee  03/04/98 
SB 641 Including magistrate court clerks in public employees pay raise Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  02/23/98 
SB 642 Exempting military income from personal income tax Pending  Senate Military Committee  02/23/98 
SB 649 Authorizing state to bring an action in circuit court of any county wherein cause of action arose Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  02/23/98 
SB 650 Relating to venue for certain suits and actions Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  02/23/98 
SB 651 Requiring telecommunication companies to provide access to live operator services Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  02/23/98 
SB 653 Authorizing tax commissioner to abate interest on abated penalties Signed    Governor  04/22/98 
SB 656 Requiring ballots published as Class II-0 advertisements Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  02/23/98 
SB 686 Extending assignment of family law master to Marshall County Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  02/23/98 
SB 698 Establishing Ohio river management fund advisory board Pending  Senate Finance Committee  03/10/98 
SB 700 Excluding certain contingency fees from definition of marital property Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  02/23/98 
SB 713 Revising law regulating practice of chiropractic Pending  Senate Health and Human Resources Committee  02/23/98 
SB 729 Relating to transportation of natural gas Pending    3rd Reading  03/06/98 
SB 732 Increasing salary of justices of supreme court of appeals and circuit court judges Pending  Senate Finance Committee  03/04/98 
SB 744 Limiting liability of volunteer physicians' services for certain athletic events Signed    Governor  04/22/98 
SB 745 Requiring public utilities charge emergency shelter providers lowest rates Signed    Governor  04/22/98 
SB 746 Relating to court reporters Pending    Concurrence  03/14/98 
SB 748 Relating to withdrawal from enrollment in health maintenance organizations Pending  House Finance Committee  03/03/98 
SB 749 Providing additional limitations on security interests in homestead property Pending    Concurrence  03/14/98 
SB 752 Conforming child support enforcement legislation to federal requirements Signed    Governor  04/22/98 
SB 757 Repealing sections relating to continuation and management of penitentiary at Moundsville Signed    Governor  04/22/98 
SB 758 Authorizing monitoring of inmates' mail in correctional institutions Pending    Concurrence  03/14/98 
SB 763 Relating to prohibitions on sales of alcoholic liquor Pending    3rd Reading  03/06/98 
SB 766 Authorizing board of public works to correct erroneous assessments Signed    Governor  04/22/98 
SB 767 Relating to settlement of civil action involving injuries to a child Pending    3rd Reading  03/06/98 
SB 768 Authorizing insurance commissioner to promulgate legislative rules Pending    2nd Reading  03/05/98 
SB 769 Relating to codifying practice of preprosecution or pretrial diversion Pending    RECD  03/14/98 
SB 770 Updating mental health code Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/12/98 
SB 771 Extending terms of office of family law masters; appointment Signed    Governor  04/22/98 
SB 773 Conforming various child welfare laws with federal adoption and safe families act of 1997 Signed    Governor  04/22/98 
SB 775 Establishing mandatory collection of solid waste Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  03/05/98 
SB 776 Providing for disposition of excess inaugural funds Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  03/09/98 
SB 777 Authorizing certain employees of division of corrections to carry firearms Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/09/98 
SB 778 Removing certain language for consideration of persons for parole Signed    Governor  04/22/98 
SB 779 Clarifying educational requirements of domestic family violence act Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/09/98 
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