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SB 4 Increasing multiplier for retirement annuity in public employees retirement system Pending  Senate Pensions Committee  01/13/99 
SB 6 Authorizing probation officers to carry firearms Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/13/99 
SB 9 Allowing conservation officers certain overtime work Pending  Senate Natural Resources Committee  01/13/99 
SB 13 Declaring "Good Friday" school holiday Pending  Senate Education Committee  01/13/99 
SB 18 Establishing transfers of right to receive future payments Signed    Governor  04/22/99 
SB 26 Allowing certain muzzle-loading hunting with scope Pending  Senate Natural Resources Committee  01/13/99 
SB 28 Including mace or pepper spray in definition of aggravated robbery Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/13/99 
SB 29 Providing sale of one lot does not change value of remaining recorded plan for tax purposes Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/13/99 
SB 36 Exempting certain funeral directors and embalmers from continuing education requirements Signed    Governor  04/22/99 
SB 39 Relating to public employees insurance agency; drug formulary change notice Pending  Senate Finance Committee  02/03/99 
SB 40 Providing resident tuition rates for national guard members Signed    Governor  04/22/99 
SB 41 Establishing felony offense for certain crimes by inmates Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/13/99 
SB 45 Requiring political subdivisions give resident vendor preference Pending  Senate GOVO Committee  01/13/99 
SB 47 Exempting certain military retirement from personal income tax Pending  Senate Finance Committee  01/13/99 
SB 52 Providing retirement options to divorced members of public employees retirement system Pending  Senate Pensions Committee  01/13/99 
SB 54 Increasing salaries for principals Pending  Senate Education Committee  01/13/99 
SB 56 Allowing tax credit to employers providing child day care Pending  Senate Finance Committee  01/13/99 
SB 59 Providing tax credit for long-term health care insurance premiums Pending  Senate Finance Committee  01/13/99 
SB 61 Providing voluntary fire department member tax exemption for vehicle Pending  Senate Finance Committee  01/13/99 
SB 65 Defining alternative education and dangerous student Pending    RECD  03/13/99 
SB 68 Increasing salaries of magistrates Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/13/99 
SB 70 Providing reduction in campground rental fees for veterans with total and permanent disabilities Pending  House Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security Committee  02/25/99 
SB 72 Relating to civil service coverage of regional jail and correctional facility authority correctional officers Pending  Senate GOVO Committee  01/13/99 
SB 89 Creating Jobs Act Pending  Senate SB Committee  01/13/99 
SB 91 Phasing out certain health care provider taxes Pending  Senate Finance Committee  01/13/99 
SB 92 Providing teachers retirement annuity to certain members Pending  Senate Pensions Committee  01/13/99 
SB 95 Providing certain review of surface mining reclamation plans Pending  Senate Energy, Industry and Mining Committee  01/13/99 
SB 98 Increasing personal income tax deduction for retirement income Pending  Senate Finance Committee  01/13/99 
SB 104 Authorizing limited entry onto private lands by animal control officers Pending  House A&N Committee  01/27/99 
SB 105 Establishing insurance coverage for serious mental illness Pending  Senate Banking and Insurance Committee  01/13/99 
SB 106 Requiring ballots published as Class II-0 advertisements Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/13/99 
SB 108 Authorizing landowners to remove debris to prevent flooding Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/13/99 
SB 116 Increasing salaries of certain state officials Pending  Senate Finance Committee  01/13/99 
SB 119 Dedicating forfeited bail proceeds to counties Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/13/99 
SB 124 Increasing salaries of magistrates Pending  Senate Finance Committee  01/13/99 
SB 129 Increasing personal income tax exemption for retirement income Pending  Senate Finance Committee  01/14/99 
SB 130 Authorizing counties to lease equipment or materials Pending  House Finance Committee  03/03/99 
SB 135 Authorizing solicitation of bids providing intrastate air transportation for state employees and others Pending  Senate GOVO Committee  01/14/99 
SB 148 Limiting power of cities and counties to restrict use of certain weapons and ammunition Signed    Governor  04/22/99 
SB 149 Expunging criminal records of person receiving pardon Signed    Governor  04/22/99 
SB 150 Relating to proof of insurance at the time of a traffic stop Signed    Governor  04/22/99 
SB 151 Establishing licensure and regulation of bail-enforcement agents Pending  House Government Organization Committee  01/21/99 
SB 152 Relating to information regarding federally mandated changes in state law Vetoed    Governor  03/25/99 
SB 153 Relating to codifying practice of preprosecution or pretrial diversion Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/21/99 
SB 154 Authorizing Class IV municipalities to employ radar devices for enforcing speeding laws Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/03/99 
SB 155 Increasing per diem compensation and expenses of court of claims judges Signed    Governor  04/22/99 
SB 163 Expunging criminal records of defendant found not guilty Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/25/99 
SB 167 Repealing section imposing tax on providers of emergency ambulance service Pending  Senate Finance Committee  01/20/99 
SB 168 Equalizing salaries of magistrates Pending  Senate Finance Committee  01/20/99 
SB 171 Authorizing monitoring of inmates' telephone calls and mail Signed    Governor  04/22/99 
SB 172 Providing jail penalty for certain speeding convictions Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/21/99 
SB 181 Clarifying roles of sheriffs and deputies as court bailiffs Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/21/99 
SB 182 Increasing number of judges in certain judicial circuits Pending  Senate Finance Committee  03/03/99 
SB 183 Authorizing county sheriff to employ county facility security officers Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/21/99 
SB 184 Continuing parkways, economic development and tourism authority Signed    Governor  04/22/99 
SB 185 Continuing tourism commission Signed    Governor  04/22/99 
SB 186 Continuing soil conservation committee Signed    Governor  04/22/99 
SB 187 Establishing tuition and fee waivers for seniors at state institutions of higher education Pending  House Education Committee  03/01/99 
SB 188 Including members of banking industry on regional planning and development councils Signed    Governor  04/22/99 
SB 190 Exempting military retirement from personal income tax Pending  Senate Finance Committee  01/22/99 
SB 193 Allowing teacher retirement when age and contributing service equal eighty Pending  Senate Pensions Committee  01/22/99 
SB 194 Creating Cotenant Coal Development Act Pending  Senate Energy, Industry and Mining Committee  01/22/99 
SB 195 Relating to regulation of residential mortgage lenders, brokers and servicers Pending  Senate Banking and Insurance Committee  01/22/99 
SB 196 Eliminating jail penalty for certain misdemeanor offenses Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/22/99 
SB 197 Limiting property owners' liability for users' delinquent utility accounts Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/08/99 
SB 198 Authorizing landlords to dispose of abandoned personal property Signed    Governor  04/22/99 
SB 206 Increasing salaries for principals Pending  Senate Education Committee  01/26/99 
SB 207 Prohibiting sale of meat and poultry with expired or altered expiration dates Pending  Senate Agriculture Committee  01/26/99 
SB 208 Dedicating certain video lottery revenue to fund senior citizen prescriptions Pending  Senate Finance Committee  01/26/99 
SB 217 Imposing processing fee on convicted persons committed to county or regional jails Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/08/99 
SB 219 Authorizing civil penalties for violations of meat and poultry inspections Signed    Governor  04/22/99 
SB 222 Providing penalties for certain operation of commercial motor vehicles Signed    Governor  04/22/99 
SB 224 Relating to branch banking Pending  Senate Banking and Insurance Committee  01/26/99 
SB 229 Authorizing certain deposits into a central fund by commissioner of agriculture Pending  Senate Finance Committee  03/04/99 
SB 231 Providing cost-of-living increase for certain retired teachers Pending  Senate Pensions Committee  01/27/99 
SB 235 Repealing provider tax on dental services Pending  Senate Finance Committee  01/27/99 
SB 237 Removing helmet requirement for certain motorcycle operators and passengers Rejected      02/25/99 
SB 239 Terminating court-ordered alimony upon remarriage or cohabitation of receiving party Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/27/99 
SB 240 Relating to information regarding carbon monoxide detectors Signed    Governor  04/22/99 
SB 241 Authorizing municipal authority to compel sewer connections outside corporate limits Signed    Governor  04/22/99 
SB 357 Authorizing electronic transmission of vehicle registration, title and lien information Signed    Governor  04/22/99 
SB 358 Providing certain exemption from real estate transfer taxes Signed    Governor  04/22/99 
SB 359 Continuing public service commission Signed    Governor  04/22/99 
SB 360 Continuing capitol building commission Signed    Governor  04/22/99 
SB 361 Continuing emergency medical services advisory council Signed    Governor  04/22/99 
SB 362 Continuing board of examiners in speech-language pathology and audiology Signed    Governor  04/22/99 
SB 363 Continuing governor's cabinet on children and families Signed    Governor  04/22/99 
SB 367 Mandating joint child custody during annulment, divorce or separation Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/29/99 
SB 372 Implementing tobacco master settlement agreement Signed    Governor  04/22/99 
SB 373 Permitting deputy sheriffs and professional firefighters to participate in certain political activities Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  02/01/99 
SB 377 Providing municipal firefighters coverage under occupational safety and health act Pending  Senate Labor Committee  02/01/99 
SB 383 Providing cost-of-living increase to certain members of teachers retirement system Pending  Senate Pensions Committee  02/02/99 
SB 385 Increasing amount for scholarships for division of highways personnel Pending  Senate TRAN Committee  02/02/99 
SB 387 Increasing salaries of circuit clerks and county clerks Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  02/02/99 
SB 388 Relating to interference with special police officer; penalties Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/12/99 
SB 398 Providing free tuition at institutions of higher education to senior citizens Pending  Senate Education Committee  02/02/99 
SB 399 Exempting sales of band booster organizations from sales tax Pending  Senate Finance Committee  02/02/99 
SB 403 Granting counties authority to adopt ordinances prohibiting excessive noises Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/10/99 
SB 404 Establishing civil legal services for certain domestic violence victims Pending  Senate Finance Committee  02/15/99 
SB 405 Increasing funding for construction of industrial access roads Pending  Senate Finance Committee  03/08/99 
SB 409 Enhancing statutory protection for consumers of managed health care plans Pending  Senate Banking and Insurance Committee  02/03/99 
SB 411 Extending requirement for preblast surveys Pending  Senate Energy, Industry and Mining Committee  02/03/99 
SB 414 Creating office of explosives and blasting within division of environmental protection Pending  Senate Energy, Industry and Mining Committee  02/03/99 
SB 415 Defining additional powers and duties of environmental advocate Pending  Senate Energy, Industry and Mining Committee  02/03/99 
SB 416 Prohibiting surface mining within one thousand feet of occupied building; exceptions Pending  Senate Energy, Industry and Mining Committee  02/03/99 
SB 417 Providing preblast survey requirements Pending  Senate Energy, Industry and Mining Committee  02/03/99 
SB 420 Establishing separate offense involving leaving scene of motor vehicle accident involving injury or death Signed    Governor  04/22/99 
SB 421 Increasing penalties and liability for noncompliance with blasting laws Pending  Senate Energy, Industry and Mining Committee  02/04/99 
SB 423 Requiring surface mining operators to replace damaged underground water supplies Pending  Senate Energy, Industry and Mining Committee  02/04/99 
SB 424 Lowering age plus service requirement for certain teachers retirement system members Pending  Senate Pensions Committee  02/04/99 
SB 426 Repealing stream mitigation act of 1998 Pending  Senate Energy, Industry and Mining Committee  02/04/99 
SB 427 Reducing time creditor has to file claim against an estate Signed    Governor  04/22/99 
SB 430 Relating to testimony of child witness using live, closed-circuit television Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  02/04/99 
SB 431 Establishing West Virginia providing real opportunities for maximizing in-state student excellence scholarship program Signed    Governor  04/22/99 
SB 433 Creating Seller's Disclosure Act Pending    3rd Reading  03/09/99 
SB 435 Providing state appellate relief in criminal proceedings Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  02/04/99 
SB 436 Changing number of juror strikes in certain criminal trials Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  02/04/99 
SB 437 Continuing public defender services Signed    Governor  04/22/99 
SB 438 Continuing racing commission Signed    Governor  04/22/99 
SB 439 Continuing state building commission Signed    Governor  04/22/99 
SB 455 Relating to works act; supplemental security income exclusion Signed    Governor  04/22/99 
SB 456 Authorizing certain memorials erected in honor of purple heart medal recipients Signed    Governor  04/22/99 
SB 479 Relating to acceptance of children by child welfare agencies Signed    Governor  04/23/99 
SB 483 Eliminating time-keeping requirements of circuit court judges Signed    Governor  04/23/99 
SB 484 Increasing certain penalties of water pollution control act Pending  Senate Natural Resources Committee  02/10/99 
SB 485 Relating to water pollution control act; felony sanctions Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  02/18/99 
SB 490 Authorizing workers' compensation division to waive interest and penalties to collect back premiums Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  02/10/99 
SB 493 Relating to application and permit fees paid to division of environmental protection Pending  Senate Finance Committee  03/08/99 
SB 494 Repealing provider tax on optometrists Pending  Senate Finance Committee  02/10/99 
SB 497 Changing expiration date on driver's license to driver's birthday Signed    Governor  04/23/99 
SB 502 Increasing salaries of justices of supreme court of appeals and circuit courts Pending  Senate Finance Committee  02/11/99 
SB 504 Increasing income tax exemptions for certain senior citizens Pending  Senate Finance Committee  02/11/99 
SB 507 Providing penalties for wanton endangerment of public conveyance passengers Signed    Governor  04/23/99 
SB 509 Including family or household member in definition of persons related by blood or marriage Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  02/11/99 
SB 510 Allowing taxes and fees due tax commissioner paid by credit, charge or debit card Signed    Governor  04/23/99 
SB 511 Providing procedure for debarment of vendors with state contracts Pending  House Finance Committee  03/08/99 
SB 513 Continuing office of water resources Signed    Governor  04/23/99 
SB 514 Continuing department of health and human resources Signed    Governor  04/23/99 
SB 515 Continuing health care authority Signed    Governor  04/23/99 
SB 531 Authorizing monitoring of alarm systems by emergency communications centers Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/26/99 
SB 534 Decreasing time limit doctors have to report diagnosed cases of tuberculosis Signed    Governor  04/23/99 
SB 540 Relating to retail installment contracts of certain motor vehicle trade-ins Signed    Governor  04/23/99 
SB 562 Exempting antique motor vehicles and motorcycles from personal property tax Pending  Senate Finance Committee  02/17/99 
SB 571 Providing special motor vehicle registration plates to certain members of armed forces Pending  Senate TRAN Committee  02/18/99 
SB 572 Relating to providing one additional whitewater rafting license on Gauley River Signed    Governor  04/23/99 
SB 574 Providing procedure for establishing dress codes in public schools Pending  House Education Committee  03/04/99 
SB 591 Relating generally to election law reform Signed    Governor  04/23/99 
SB 593 Increasing timber severance tax Pending  Senate Finance Committee  02/22/99 
SB 595 Relating to certain funding for division of environmental protection Pending  Senate Finance Committee  03/02/99 
SB 601 Expanding funding sources for prosecuting attorneys' special revenue fund Signed    Governor  04/23/99 
SB 604 Regulating health care liability Pending  Senate Banking and Insurance Committee  02/22/99 
SB 608 Creating fraudulent common law liens Signed    Governor  04/23/99 
SB 617 Exempting title privilege tax on certain out-of-state motor vehicles Pending  Senate TRAN Committee  02/22/99 
SB 643 Relating to prosecuting attorneys institute; forensic medical examinations Signed    Governor  04/23/99 
SB 649 Relating to incremental increase for higher education employees Pending  Senate Education Committee  02/22/99 
SB 650 Reauthorizing neighborhood investment program act Signed    Governor  04/23/99 
SB 652 Establishing minimum monthly annuity payment for retired teachers Pending  Senate Pensions Committee  02/22/99 
SB 659 Creating Protection of Personal Identification Information Act Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/08/99 
SB 667 Establishing surplus computer and telecommunications property Pending  Senate Education Committee  03/08/99 
SB 669 Providing additional allocation to certain community and technical colleges Signed    Governor  04/23/99 
SB 677 Relating to intrastate air transportation services Signed    Governor  04/23/99 
SB 692 Revising laws governing domestic relations generally Pending    CONF  03/11/99 
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