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Delegate Nelson, J. sponsored 102 bills:

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HB 2111 Providing a special method for valuation of certain wireless technology property for property taxes Pending  House Finance Committee  01/21/16 
HB 2119 Intrastate Coal and Use Act Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/01/16 
HB 2121 Establishing a policy for formal recognition of Indian tribes Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/18/16 
HB 2150 Creating an exception to allow aftermarket mufflers Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  01/13/16 
HB 2165 Creating a tax credit for certain businesses with more than twenty-five employees that relocate to reclaimed mountaintop removal land Pending  House SB Committee  01/13/16 
HB 2167 Providing a $500 tax credit to volunteer firefighters Pending  House Finance Committee  01/13/16 
HB 2174 Increasing criminal incarceration penalties for the transportation of controlled substances into the state Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/13/16 
HB 2176 Creating a tax credit for certain businesses that locate within a twenty-mile radius of a Hatfield-McCoy recreation area trail head Pending  House SB Committee  01/13/16 
HB 2184 Discontinuing the use of common core standards and assessments in the state Pending  House Education Committee  01/13/16 
HB 2196 Authorizing the Division of Motor Vehicles to issue special Hatfield-McCoy Trail license plates Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  01/13/16 
HB 2204 Eliminating the motor fuels tax on heating oil for residential use by eligible seniors Pending  House Senior Citizen Issues Committee  01/13/16 
HB 2214 Permitting the resident lineal descendants of landowners to hunt, trap or fish on that resident landowner's property without a license Pending  House ANR Committee  01/13/16 
HB 2225 Relating to roof-mounted off-road light bar lighting devices Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  01/13/16 
HB 2275 Increasing criminal penalties for littering Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/13/16 
HB 2371 Relating to abortions performed on unemancipated minors Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/13/16 
HB 2380 Requiring the issuance of a search warrant before a driver of a motor vehicle can be made to submit to a secondary blood test Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/13/16 
HB 2394 Repealing the additional tax on the privilege of severing coal Pending  House ENG Committee  01/13/16 
HB 2410 Improving state emergency preparedness Pending  House Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security Committee  01/13/16 
HB 2422 Removing the requirement that home schooled students have to acquire a general equivalency degree (GED) in order to qualify for the promise scholarship Pending  House Education Committee  01/13/16 
HB 2426 Relating to the Volunteer Fire Departments Workers' Compensation Subsidy Program and the Volunteer Fire Department Workers' Compensation Premium Subsidy Fund Pending  House Finance Committee  01/13/16 
HB 2448 Permitting the sale of raw milk Pending  House ANR Committee  01/13/16 
HB 2449 Permitting co-owners of cows to receive raw milk from those cows Pending  House Health and Human Resources Committee  02/03/16 
HB 2459 Requiring state agencies to issue photographic identification cards to qualified retired law-enforcement officers Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/13/16 
HB 2460 Relating to the effect of adoption on grandparent visitation rights Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/13/16 
HB 2465 Authorizing the election of and specifying qualifications for nonappointed members of the West Virginia Board of Education Pending  House Education Committee  01/13/16 
HB 2476 Authorizing the Division of Motor Vehicles to issue a special "SECOND AMENDMENT" license plate Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  01/13/16 
HB 2486 Relating to school curricular standards and assessments Pending  House Education Committee  01/13/16 
HB 2508 Creating the West Virginia Freedom of Conscience Protection Act Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/13/16 
HB 2512 Requiring the consent of the Public Service Commission before an electric utility subject to this chapter may retire or permanently shut-down an electric generating plant Pending  House ENG Committee  01/13/16 
HB 2551 Prohibiting internet service providers from advertising or offering to provide high speed internet service that is not at least ten megabytes per second Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/13/16 
HB 2552 Permitting utility consumers to use the consumer protection laws when concerning billing issues are in question Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/13/16 
HB 2597 Exempting all monetary benefits derived from military retirement from personal income tax obligations Pending  House Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security Committee  01/13/16 
HB 2600 Fair Trial Act Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/13/16 
HB 2619 Clarifying when a chief law-enforcement officer is required to certify the transfer or making of certain firearms Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/13/16 
HB 2638 Exempting motor vehicles from personal property tax Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  01/13/16 
HB 2646 Legalizing and regulating the sale and use of fireworks Pending  House Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security Committee  01/13/16 
HB 2649 Exempting social security benefits from personal income tax Pending  House Senior Citizen Issues Committee  01/13/16 
HB 2653 Prohibiting the use of unmanned aircraft Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/13/16 
HB 2654 Relating to location information of an electronic device Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/13/16 
HB 2689 Repealing the provision prohibiting employers from discriminating for use of tobacco products Pending  House Health and Human Resources Committee  01/13/16 
HB 2695 Relating to gasoline and fuel excise tax Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  01/13/16 
HB 2739 Requiring regional airport authority board members to include persons of area expertise Pending  House Government Organization Committee  01/13/16 
HB 2774 Relating to public school standards and assessments Pending  House Education Committee  01/13/16 
HB 2775 Relating to salary increase for Veteran's Service Officer 1 and Veteran's Service Officer 2 positions Pending  House Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security Committee  01/13/16 
HB 2823 Eliminating the street and interurban and electric railways tax Signed  Effective Ninety Days from Passage - (June 6, 2016)
HB 2826 Requiring the Commissioner of the Division of Highways to approve points of access to and from state highways to real property used or to be used for commercial, industrial or mercantile purposes; "Sarah Nott's Law" Signed  Effective Ninety Days from Passage - (June 10, 2016)
HB 2951 Recognizing those in active military service as residents for the purpose of obtaining concealed carry permits while stationed at a West Virginia military installation Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/04/16 
HB 2970 Authorizing county commissions and municipalities to cooperate and enter into agreements removing or demolishing dwellings or buildings unfit for human habitation Pending  House Political Subdivisions Committee  01/13/16 
HB 2994 Prohibiting courts from using, implementing, referring to or incorporating a tenet of any body of religious sectarian law into any decision Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/13/16 
HB 3002 Making all future federal and local statutes, ordinances, laws, orders and rules concerning firearms, firearm accessories, ammunition and their accouterments invalid and unenforceable Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/13/16 
HB 4037 Prohibiting the state from requiring persons with oil or gas rights connected to deep oil or gas wells to involuntarily integrate their interests Pending  House ENG Committee  02/10/16 
HB 4041 Limiting able-bodied adults without dependents receipt of SNAP benefits to three months in a thirty-six month period Pending  House Health and Human Resources Committee  01/18/16 
HB 4169 Firearm Protection Act Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/20/16 
HB 4184 Establishing criminal penalties for the illegal taking of deer Pending  House ANR Committee  01/20/16 
HB 4202 Establishing oversight and a database for seizures and forfeitures by law enforcement agencies Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/21/16 
HB 4210 Relating to coal severance tax Pending  House ENG Committee  01/21/16 
HB 4212 Regulating wood burning appliances is subject to the approval of the Legislature Pending  House ENG Committee  01/21/16 
HB 4219 Relating to vehicle inspection stations Pending  House Government Organization Committee  01/21/16 
HB 4247 Relating to the Laurel Lake Wildlife Management Fund Pending  House ANR Committee  01/25/16 
HB 4262 Requiring that three parking spaces in the West Virginia Culture Center parking lot be designated for use by Purple Heart Medal recipients Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/12/16 
HB 4280 Permitting persons who are twenty-one years of age or older to operate or be a passenger on a motorcycle without a helmet Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  02/29/16 
HB 4287 Providing for the awarding of a West Virginia veterans’ service pin and a West Virginia Service Cross and ribbon to qualifying West Virginia veterans Pending  House Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security Committee  01/26/16 
HB 4288 Save the Hospitals Act Pending  House Health and Human Resources Committee  01/27/16 
HB 4291 Increasing penalties for teachers who commit sexual offenses against children Pending  Senate Education Committee  02/18/16 
HB 4299 Increasing the amount volunteer fire companies or paid fire departments may charge for reimbursement Pending  Senate Finance Committee  03/10/16 
HB 4317 Limiting factors in parenting plans Signed  Effective Ninety Days from Passage - (June 10, 2016)
HB 4318 Including consideration of the employment or working schedule of a parent as a factor in determining an allocation of custodial responsibility Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/28/16 
HB 4319 Including in the definition of “veteran” active members of the Guard and Reserve in order to exempt them from fees charged by the Secretary of State Pending  Senate Finance Committee  03/05/16 
HB 4321 Relating to tax credits for apprenticeship training in construction trades Pending    Concurrence  03/12/16 
HB 4327 Authorizing a special registration plate for elk Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  01/29/16 
HB 4329 Right to keep and bear arms Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/29/16 
HB 4331 Providing the Director of the Division of Natural Resources the authority to offer up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of persons who have injured or killed game Pending  House ANR Committee  01/29/16 
HB 4337 Requiring the General Services Division to provide former Legislators with access cards to the State Capitol building Pending  House Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security Committee  01/29/16 
HB 4361 Requiring that senior status circuit judges only fill vacancies in districts or counties in which they were not previously elected Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/02/16 
HB 4372 Creating tax credits for new and/or existing small businesses Pending  House SB Committee  02/03/16 
HB 4387 Providing that any law-abiding person eighteen years of age or older may carry a concealed weapon within the boundaries of the state Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/03/16 
HB 4407 Allowing certain officers to bring firearms into the legislative chambers if they have a concealed weapons permit Pending  House Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security Committee  02/05/16 
HB 4411 Relating to penalty for illegally taking native brook trout Signed  Effective from passage - (March 11, 2016)
HB 4415 Offsetting the shortfall of PEIA by reducing the compensation of all elected state officials and members of the state Board of Education Pending  House Finance Committee  02/05/16 
HB 4436 Permitting probation officers to carry deadly weapons on school buses and property Pending  House Education Committee  02/08/16 
HB 4437 Creating tax credits for small businesses Pending  House SB Committee  02/08/16 
HB 4439 Providing a tax credit for persons receiving a concealed weapons permit Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/08/16 
HB 4440 Relating to certain post-mining uses of lands subject to surface mining permits Pending  House ENG Committee  02/08/16 
HB 4443 Classifying the Marshall University Forensic Science Center as a criminal justice agency so that it can participate in the National Data Exchange Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/08/16 
HB 4459 Requiring the amount of child support to be paid is effective from the date the petition for the modification was filed Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/09/16 
HB 4460 Changing qualifications for membership on the Board of Registration of Foresters Pending  House Government Organization Committee  02/09/16 
HB 4472 Relating to the rule-making authority of local boards of health Pending  House Government Organization Committee  02/09/16 
HB 4479 Adding an annual annuity adjustment of one percent for eligible retirants or surviving spouses Pending  House Pensions and Retirement Committee  02/10/16 
HB 4480 The Ryan Brown Addiction Treatment Act Pending  Senate Health and Human Resources Committee  03/02/16 
HB 4501 Freezing assessments in counties with recent sharp decline in employment Pending  House Political Subdivisions Committee  02/11/16 
HB 4507 Providing an employer may grant preference in hiring to a veteran or disabled veteran Signed  Effective Ninety Days from Passage - (June 10, 2016)
HB 4512 Relating to registration for selective service Pending  House Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security Committee  02/11/16 
HB 4541 Limiting the authority of municipalities to regulate the purchasing, possessing, transferring, owning, carrying, transporting, selling and storing of knives Pending  House Political Subdivisions Committee  02/16/16 
HB 4633 Requiring the Division of Juvenile Services to transfer to a correctional facility or regional jail any juvenile in its custody that has been transferred to adult jurisdiction of the circuit court and who reaches his or her eighteenth birthday Pending    Concurrence  03/12/16 
HB 4634 Coal Jobs and Revenue Stabilization Act Pending  House Finance Committee  02/20/16 
HB 4640 Providing a tax credit for a taxpayer educating a student in a private or home school Pending  House Education Committee  02/22/16 
HB 4668 Raising the allowable threshold of the coal severance tax revenue fund budgeted for personal services Vetoed  Vetoed
HB 4669 Redirecting certain funds of the West Virginia Department of Education Pending  House Education Committee  02/22/16 
HB 4677 Providing accessible parking spaces for Purple Heart recipients Pending  House Government Organization Committee  02/23/16 
HB 4686 Prohibiting the State Board of Education from adopting new Common Core academic content standards Pending  House Education Committee  02/23/16 
HB 4709 Requiring the Auditor to train members of local instrumentalities of counties and municipalities in appropriate rules of order and the West Virginia Ethics Act Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/23/16 
HB 4740 Permitting that current members of the National Guard or Reserves may be excused from jury duty Signed  Effective Ninety Days from Passage - (June 10, 2016)
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