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HB 2001 Unlawful use or possession of a firearm in drug trafficking offenses Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/12/97 
HB 2002 Filing of a corporate license tax return to engage in business in West Virginia Pending  House Finance Committee  02/12/97 
HB 2003 Prohibiting persons who feloniously kill another person from obtaining certain property by joint survivorship provisions Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/12/97 
HB 2004 Liability for power surges caused by electric utilities Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/12/97 
HB 2005 Declaring that a national day of mourning after a president's death be a state holiday Pending  House Government Organization Committee  02/12/97 
HB 2006 Relating to itemized statements of medicaid assistance or services Pending  House Health and Human Resources Committee  02/12/97 
HB 2007 Changing property tax reappraisals from a three-year cycle to a five-year cycle Pending  House Finance Committee  03/28/97 
HB 2008 Requiring the signature of the fiduciary commissioner on any waiver of final settlement in estates subject to administration Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/12/97 
HB 2009 Eliminating the blood test and three-day waiting period required for the issuance of a marriage license Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/12/97 
HB 2010 Establishing a driver point reduction program for certain traffic offenses Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  02/12/97 
HB 2011 Providing that certain reports by compliance review committees of banking institutions are discoverable but not admissible as evidence Pending  House Banking and Insurance Committee  02/12/97 
HB 2012 Prohibiting price discrimination based on gender Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/12/97 
HB 2013 Providing for reporting of disciplinary action taken against aides under the auspices of home health care agencies Pending  House Government Organization Committee  02/12/97 
HB 2014 Requiring the Division of Personnel to reinstate equity pay increases Pending  House Finance Committee  02/12/97 
HB 2015 Requiring that chapter one teachers receive the same amount of faculty senate money as other teachers Pending  House Education Committee  02/12/97 
HB 2016 Removing liability of schools and employees for dispensing medications to students Pending  House Education Committee  02/12/97 
HB 2017 Relating to the formula by which the fire casualty insurance premium tax is allocated to municipalities Pending  Senate Finance Committee  04/04/97 
HB 2018 Preventing reduction of annuities of certain persons who retire from public employment under disability retirement Pending  Senate Pensions Committee  04/07/97 
HB 2019 State personal income tax credits for certain retired persons Pending  House Finance Committee  02/12/97 
HB 2020 Allowing the carry forward of the deferred credit until the total amount of credits are utilized Pending  House Finance Committee  02/12/97 
HB 2021 Establishing a parks and recreation maintenance fund Pending  House Finance Committee  02/12/97 
HB 2022 Reforming the procedures for obtaining administrative and judicial review of property tax assessments Pending  House Finance Committee  02/12/97 
HB 2023 Restoring certain language to the section relating to classification and criteria for workers' compensation disability benefits Pending  House Finance Committee  02/12/97 
HB 2024 Collection of workers' compensation premium taxes from defaulting employers Pending  House Finance Committee  02/12/97 
HB 2025 Relating to delinquent payment of workers' compensation premium taxes Pending  House Finance Committee  02/12/97 
HB 2026 Restoring certain workers' compensation death benefits Pending  House Finance Committee  02/12/97 
HB 2027 Two-year statute of limitations of certain applications for workers' compensation benefits Pending  House Finance Committee  02/12/97 
HB 2028 Providing regulations and safety standards for body piercing Pending  Senate Health and Human Resources Committee  04/04/97 
HB 2029 Amending trial proceedings involving crimes of murder and sexual assault Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/12/97 
HB 2030 Residential Property Condition Disclosure Act Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/12/97 
HB 2031 Creating a state police review board Pending  House Government Organization Committee  02/12/97 
HB 2032 Prohibiting the tinting of rear windows in motor vehicles Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  02/12/97 
HB 2033 Imposing a fine upon a railroad company for violation of public service commission rules Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/12/97 
HB 2034 Full teacher retirement benefits when a member's age plus years of service equals eighty Pending  House Pensions and Retirement Committee  02/12/97 
HB 2035 Discounts for West Virginia residents at state parks and forests Pending  House A&N Committee  02/12/97 
HB 2036 Requiring school attendance and maintenance of satisfactory progress for privilege of operation of a motor vehicle Pending  House Education Committee  02/12/97 
HB 2037 Requiring insurance coverage of reconstructive and cosmetic surgery for injuries received from acts of domestic violence Pending  House Banking and Insurance Committee  02/12/97 
HB 2038 Distribution of awards for damages in wrongful death actions Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/12/97 
HB 2039 Eliminating the seventy-five percent participation requirement currently required for group insurance policies when the policy premium is partly or wholly paid by the employee Pending  House Banking and Insurance Committee  02/12/97 
HB 2040 Providing for certain student teachers to serve as substitute teachers Pending  House Education Committee  02/12/97 
HB 2041 Exempting small hospitals from certificate of need requirements Pending  House Health and Human Resources Committee  02/12/97 
HB 2042 Requiring parental consent before an unemancipated minor may obtain an abortion except in certain instances Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/12/97 
HB 2043 Requiring the DMV to conduct an outstanding warrant check on an applicant for a driver's license and requiring applicants to provide proof of residency Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  02/12/97 
HB 2044 General revision of the West Virginia Medical Practice Act Pending  House Government Organization Committee  02/12/97 
HB 2045 Reporting delinquent child support obligors to consumer reporting agencies Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  02/18/97 
HB 2046 Defining the term "support order" as used in the enforcement of family obligations Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  02/18/97 
HB 2047 Requiring a deceased person's social security number to be placed on certain death records Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  02/18/97 
HB 2048 Requiring boards of examination or registration to include an applicant's social security number on application for licenses or certificates of registration Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  02/20/97 
HB 2049 Abolishing the position of Vice Chancellor for Instructional Technology and transferring the duties thereof Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2050 Budget Bill, making appropriations of public money out of the Treasury in accordance with Article VI, Section 51 of the Constitution Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2051 Relating generally to the guardianship conservator appointment process Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/13/97 
HB 2052 Election of attorney general and secretary of state in nonpresidential election years Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/13/97 
HB 2053 Deduction of contributions for the restoration of the C&O canal and the towpath from adjusted gross income Pending  House Finance Committee  02/13/97 
HB 2054 Tuition and fee waivers for persons enrolled at state institutions of higher education who wish to audit courses or classes Pending  House Education Committee  02/13/97 
HB 2055 Prohibiting the sale of perishable products at full retail price after the packer's expiration date Pending  House A&N Committee  02/13/97 
HB 2056 Composition of institutional boards of advisors acting as a presidential search committee Pending  House Education Committee  02/13/97 
HB 2057 Removing the family purpose doctrine provision from motor vehicle liability policies Pending  House Banking and Insurance Committee  02/13/97 
HB 2058 Requiring businesses which use scanners at the checkout counter to post prices on the shelf Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/13/97 
HB 2059 Restricting certain retesting for drivers licenses Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  04/10/97 
HB 2060 Prohibiting a debt collector from compiling and maintaining files on creditors who have instructed the debt collector not to do so Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/13/97 
HB 2061 State Board of Risk and Insurance Management authorized to establish and provide group insurance plans for small businesses Pending  House Banking and Insurance Committee  02/13/97 
HB 2062 Prohibiting sale at full retail price of any damaged container or canned goods Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/13/97 
HB 2063 Requiring labeling of dairy products Pending  House A&N Committee  02/13/97 
HB 2064 Establishing a secure residential school for juvenile status offenders Pending  House Education Committee  02/13/97 
HB 2065 Increasing the additional county excise tax on the transfer of real property Pending  3rd Reading  05/20/97 
HB 2066 Licensure of home health care agencies Pending  House Health and Human Resources Committee  02/13/97 
HB 2067 Training and state-administered testing of home health care aides Pending  House Health and Human Resources Committee  02/13/97 
HB 2068 Minimum standards for instruction of food service safety and sanitation Pending  House Health and Human Resources Committee  02/13/97 
HB 2069 Civil service for county sheriff's process servers Pending  House Political Subdivisions Committee  02/13/97 
HB 2070 Individualized braille literacy assessment and appropriate educational services resulting therefrom Pending  House Finance Committee  03/21/97 
HB 2071 Misdemeanor offense of ticket scalping Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/13/97 
HB 2072 Authorized expenditure by qualified nonprofit tax exempt organizations of certain net proceeds of bingo and raffle operations Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/13/97 
HB 2073 Authorizing the state conservation committee to develop a program of stream maintenance Pending  House Government Organization Committee  02/13/97 
HB 2074 Establishing a division of forms management Pending  House Government Organization Committee  02/13/97 
HB 2075 West Virginia Regulatory Flexibility Act Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/13/97 
HB 2076 Permitting courts to award attorney fees and expenses against the state in civil actions brought by the state and in proceedings for judicial review of administrative orders Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/13/97 
HB 2077 Granting prior service credit to certain county employees for retirement purposes Pending  House Pensions and Retirement Committee  02/13/97 
HB 2078 Requiring the equipment of cranes with certain safety devices to reduce chance of injury caused by overhead power lines Pending  House I&L Committee  02/13/97 
HB 2079 Exempting hunting clubs from paying a franchise tax when the hunting club does not produce a net income or pay dividends Pending  3rd Reading  04/11/97 
HB 2080 Admission into evidence in judicial proceedings held to determine custody of minor children of any criminal convictions for acts of violence or abuse toward children or family members Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/13/97 
HB 2081 Expanding the definition of child abuse and neglect and admitting heresay evidence Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/13/97 
HB 2082 Second or subsequent offense of cruelty to animals a felony and providing for mandatory incarceration Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/13/97 
HB 2083 Providing that both creation science and evolution science be taught in public schools on an equal basis Pending  House Education Committee  02/13/97 
HB 2084 Creating the felony offense of abuse of vulnerable adults Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2085 Continuation of coverage under automobile liability policy provisions after termination of a marriage Pending  House Banking and Insurance Committee  02/13/97 
HB 2086 Prohibiting political contributions by corporations and providing certain exceptions Pending  3rd Reading  05/20/97 
HB 2087 Access by property owners of information in assessor's records used to appraise and assess property for tax purposes Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/13/97 
HB 2088 Licensing requirements for carrying concealed handguns Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/13/97 
HB 2089 Requiring alcohol server permits Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/14/97 
HB 2090 Requiring public employee insurance coverage of inpatient care for mothers and newly born infants Pending  Senate Banking and Insurance Committee  03/20/97 
HB 2091 Prohibiting insurance companies from denying coverage to abuse victims Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2092 Reducing the blood alcohol content for DUI convictions Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/14/97 
HB 2093 Missing Children Information Act Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2094 Tuition and fee waivers for children and spouses of full-time faculty and staff members at state institutions of higher education Pending  House Education Committee  02/14/97 
HB 2095 Increasing salaries of court of claims judges and increasing maximum awards from the crime victims compensation fund Pending  House Finance Committee  02/14/97 
HB 2096 Allowing persons to defend their property with deadly force without being exposed to liability Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/14/97 
HB 2097 Requiring voter approval before taxes or fees can be enacted by a county for county development Pending  House Political Subdivisions Committee  02/14/97 
HB 2098 Prohibiting legislation that imposes unfunded mandates on counties Pending  House Political Subdivisions Committee  02/14/97 
HB 2099 Permitting the sale of certain motor vehicles on an "as is" basis Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/14/97 
HB 2100 Prohibiting state officials from employing their spouses, parents or children at public expense Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/14/97 
HB 2101 Prohibiting county offices from spending more than approved by the county commission in the budget Pending  House Political Subdivisions Committee  02/14/97 
HB 2102 Exempting certain retirement benefits from state personal income taxes Pending  House Finance Committee  02/14/97 
HB 2103 Exempting certain military pensions from state income tax Pending  House Pensions and Retirement Committee  02/14/97 
HB 2104 Requiring felons to make restitution for the full amount of stolen property Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/14/97 
HB 2105 Granting prior service credit in the West Virginia State Police to members of the teachers retirement system Pending  Senate Pensions Committee  04/03/97 
HB 2106 Crediting a deceased teacher's surviving spouse with accumulated sick leave Pending  House Pensions and Retirement Committee  02/14/97 
HB 2107 Charges for setting United States Veterans' Affairs grave markers Pending  Senate Finance Committee  04/11/97 
HB 2108 Awarding a deputy his or her service revolver upon retirement Pending  House Political Subdivisions Committee  02/14/97 
HB 2109 Creating a reinsurance pool for persons unable to qualify for insurance because of illnesses or physical conditions Pending  House Banking and Insurance Committee  02/14/97 
HB 2110 Ten percent across the board tax reduction for all personal and corporate taxpayers Pending  House Finance Committee  02/14/97 
HB 2111 Providing a reduction in campground rental fees for certain disabled veterans Pending  3rd Reading  04/11/97 
HB 2112 Magistrate bail deposits Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  02/20/97 
HB 2113 Resolving motions in magistrate criminal cases for change of venue Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  02/20/97 
HB 2114 Emergency closing of courts Pending  3rd Reading  04/11/97 
HB 2115 Amending the definition of "net enrollment" to exclude certain children under the age of five Pending  House Education Committee  02/17/97 
HB 2116 Requiring insurance coverage of reconstructive surgery following mastectomy surgery Pending  House Banking and Insurance Committee  02/17/97 
HB 2117 Providing for meetings and conference rights for members of municipal police and fire departments Pending  House Political Subdivisions Committee  02/17/97 
HB 2118 Removing the requirement that venue properly lies in Kanawha County in relation to certain controversies involving the state Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/17/97 
HB 2119 Allowing nonresidents owning land in this state to obtain hunting and fishing licenses at the same rates as residents Pending  House A&N Committee  02/17/97 
HB 2120 Allowing public employees to retire with full benefits when their age is at least fifty years and the sum of their age and years of service equals eighty Pending  House Pensions and Retirement Committee  02/17/97 
HB 2121 Increasing retirement annuities of public employees Pending  House Pensions and Retirement Committee  02/17/97 
HB 2122 Permitting the deduction of home mortgage interest for the purpose of calculating state income tax Pending  House Finance Committee  02/17/97 
HB 2123 Eliminating the interlocutory appeal following transfer of proceedings from juvenile to criminal jurisdiction Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2124 Permitting the deduction of home mortgage interest paid for purposes of personal income tax Pending  House Finance Committee  02/17/97 
HB 2125 Extending the open firearms hunting season to seven days a week Pending  House A&N Committee  02/17/97 
HB 2126 Commercial driver license qualification standards Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  02/17/97 
HB 2127 Procedure for committing persons to state institutions for tuberculosis when that person is an alcoholic or drug user Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2128 Allowing the Legislature to oversee the inmate classification system Pending  Senate GOVO Committee  03/13/97 
HB 2129 Assessment of fees, costs and damages for filing frivolous lawsuits, pleadings and motions Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/17/97 
HB 2130 Increasing the speed limit to seventy on certain interstate highways Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  02/17/97 
HB 2131 Requiring advised consent for induced abortions Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/17/97 
HB 2132 Eliminating the acquisition of property rights in real estate by adverse possession Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/17/97 
HB 2133 Making it a misdemeanor to shoot deer, turkey or bear from a vehicle Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/06/97 
HB 2134 Requiring state agencies to provide information for verifying eligibility for public housing programs Pending  House Government Organization Committee  02/18/97 
HB 2135 Confidentiality of juvenile records and removing the prohibition against publishing the names of certain juvenile offenders Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/18/97 
HB 2136 Preapproval of site location of a private club Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/18/97 
HB 2137 Amending the Health Care Surrogate Act Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/07/97 
HB 2138 Primary elections and nominating procedures of third party candidates Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/18/97 
HB 2139 Adoption law reform Tabled  3rd Reading  04/02/97 
HB 2140 Homestead exemption from debts caused by catastrophic illness Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/18/97 
HB 2141 Providing safeguards for the documentation and investigation procedures of child abuse cases Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/18/97 
HB 2142 Allowing duly registered voters who sign petitions to place the name of a candidate for office on the ballot to vote in primary elections Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/18/97 
HB 2143 Requiring that every child removed from a home must have a medical examination prior to placement in foster care or into an institution Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/18/97 
HB 2144 Declaring void any judicial actions taken against members of the Legislature while in session and applying this exemption to clients of attorney members of the Legislature Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/18/97 
HB 2145 Requiring landlords to place security deposits into interest bearing accounts Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/18/97 
HB 2146 Preventing the recordation of fraudulent deeds and notification by the clerk of the county commission Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/18/97 
HB 2147 Allowing the court of claims to convene in any location in the state and increasing compensation of judges Pending  Concurrence  04/12/97 
HB 2148 Relating generally to compensation awards to victims of crimes Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2149 Permitting deputy sheriffs and professional firefighters to participate in certain political activities Pending  House Political Subdivisions Committee  02/18/97 
HB 2150 Removing the twenty-year limitation in determining incremental salary increases for state employees Pending  House Finance Committee  02/18/97 
HB 2151 Requiring a mandatory ten thousand dollars in medical pay coverage for certain motor vehicle insurance policies Pending  House Banking and Insurance Committee  02/18/97 
HB 2152 State Payment for State Mandates Act Pending  House Government Organization Committee  02/18/97 
HB 2153 Filling magistrate vacancies Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  02/24/97 
HB 2154 Establishing an environmental audit privilege for certain businesses to assess environmental law compliance Pending  Concurrence  04/17/97 
HB 2155 Removing the requirement that certain motorcycle operators and passengers wear helmets Rejected    04/12/97 
HB 2156 Prohibiting unsupervised furlough or other release for violent or repeat offenders Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/19/97 
HB 2157 Implementing a program requiring certain inmates to work toward their upkeep and offset the cost of their incarceration Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/19/97 
HB 2158 Merging graduate programs of Marshall University and the West Virginia Graduate College Pending  House Education Committee  02/19/97 
HB 2159 Higher Education Tuition Trust Act Tabled  3rd Reading  04/10/97 
HB 2160 Repealing section in code relating to the appraisal control and review commission and related subcommittees Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2161 Repealing code sections relating to health-related boards, councils, committees and programs Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2162 Repealing code sections relating to certain economic development programs Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2163 Prohibiting passing in a center turn lane Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2164 Allowing out-of-state insurance agents to use class hours and test scores from another state to obtain their West Virginia license Pending  House Banking and Insurance Committee  02/19/97 
HB 2165 Providing employer immunity from civil liability for information disclosed regarding former law-enforcement employees Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  04/07/97 
HB 2166 Authorizing municipalities to impose a business and occupation or privilege tax on only the net income of contractors Pending  House Political Subdivisions Committee  02/20/97 
HB 2167 Uniform Interstate Family Support Act Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2168 Adding butorphanol to schedule IV controlled substance Pending  3rd Reading  04/11/97 
HB 2169 Relating to salvaged motorcycles Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  02/20/97 
HB 2170 Relating to physician assistants and licensing requirements Pending  3rd Reading  04/11/97 
HB 2171 Abolishing the Parkways, Economic Development and Tourism Authority and transferring duties Pending  House Government Organization Committee  02/20/97 
HB 2172 Raising the resident vendor's preference percentage and adding "services" to purchasing requirements Pending  House Government Organization Committee  02/20/97 
HB 2173 Repealing certain code sections relating to the Jobs Through Education Act of 1996 Pending  House Education Committee  02/20/97 
HB 2174 Phasing out the sales tax on food over a five-year period Pending  House Finance Committee  02/20/97 
HB 2175 Prohibiting bank return charges for federal WIC vouchers Pending  House Banking and Insurance Committee  02/20/97 
HB 2176 Requiring sellers of alcoholic liquors, nonintoxicating beer and tobacco products to require proof of age from all purchasers and prohibiting the sale of tobacco products by vending machines Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/20/97 
HB 2177 Deleting power dumbwaiters from the coverage of the elevator safety law Pending  House Government Organization Committee  02/20/97 
HB 2178 Phasing out all health provider taxes Pending  House Finance Committee  02/20/97 
HB 2179 Validation of foreign marriages Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/20/97 
HB 2180 Prohibiting smoking in taxicabs Pending  House Health and Human Resources Committee  02/20/97 
HB 2181 Making the use of permanent replacements for striking workers an unfair labor practice by certain employers Pending  House I&L Committee  02/20/97 
HB 2182 Allowing magistrates to collect bank service charges for the holder or payee Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/20/97 
HB 2183 Relating generally to employees of nursing, personal and residential care homes Pending  House I&L Committee  02/20/97 
HB 2184 Exempting children from the payment of personal income tax Pending  House Finance Committee  02/20/97 
HB 2185 Requiring persons who have judgments against them and their wages to notify the clerk of the court of any change of job status or employer Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/20/97 
HB 2186 Tax credit for employers who provide child day care services for their employees Pending  House Finance Committee  02/21/97 
HB 2187 Removing the special application fee for special registration plates for certain disabled veterans Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  02/21/97 
HB 2188 Providing certain retired veterans free passes to high school, college or university sporting events Pending  House Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security Committee  02/21/97 
HB 2189 Clarifying legislative intent as to qualification and certification of managed timberland Vetoed  Governor  05/08/97 
HB 2190 Requiring state agencies to develop land management plans Pending  Senate GOVO Committee  03/13/97 
HB 2191 Requiring nonresident persons or companies entering into contracts to sever West Virginia timber to post a bond to secure payment of severance tax Pending  3rd Reading  04/11/97 
HB 2192 Requiring the tax commissioner to develop a simple or short form for the payment of timber severance taxes Pending  3rd Reading  04/11/97 
HB 2193 Relating to enforcement of magistrate judgment in a criminal case for certain costs and fees Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  03/03/97 
HB 2194 Procedures in magistrate court against a person in active military service Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2195 Nonliability of financial institutions for child support Pending  Concurrence  04/11/97 
HB 2196 Requirements for the motor vehicle alcohol test and lock program Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/24/97 
HB 2197 Providing for a limited privilege for news media professionals and organizations to protect information and sources from disclosure Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/24/97 
HB 2198 Providing state-chartered banks certain parity with national banks Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2199 Jobs Impact Statement Act Pending  3rd Reading  04/12/97 
HB 2200 Relicensure of salvage yards Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2201 Establishing the West Virginia recreation therapy board Pending  House Government Organization Committee  02/24/97 
HB 2202 Eliminating the sales tax on food and increasing the tax on sales of cigarettes, beer, wine and liquor Pending  House Finance Committee  02/24/97 
HB 2203 Providing special penalty provisions for children under the age of eighteen and over the age of fifteen for certain crimes Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/24/97 
HB 2204 Duties and responsibilities of a county director of school attendance Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2205 Penalties for intentional injury or death to animals used in law enforcement, fire prevention and investigation Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2206 Creation of a pilot program for environmental audits and self-evaluations Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/24/97 
HB 2207 Entitling nurse practitioners to receive medicaid payments Pending  House Government Organization Committee  02/25/97 
HB 2208 Requiring the reduction of rates of special levies by the levying body in certain instances Pending  House Finance Committee  02/25/97 
HB 2209 Allowing landowners to enter small streams and ditches to remove debris to prevent flooding Pending  House A&N Committee  02/25/97 
HB 2210 Adding managing state parks in a business-like manner to the purposes of the parks and recreation section Pending  House A&N Committee  02/25/97 
HB 2211 Improving the economic condition of women and prohibiting gender discrimination Pending  Senate Finance Committee  04/10/97 
HB 2212 Issuance of special license plates to members of the Silver Haired Legislature Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  02/25/97 
HB 2213 Creating the prepaid postsecondary education expense program Pending  House Education Committee  02/25/97 
HB 2214 Clarifying that certain special mobile equipment is not subject to registration and certificate of title provisions Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  02/25/97 
HB 2215 Electronic records retention under the Consumer Credit and Protection Act Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/25/97 
HB 2216 Requiring students to maintain a 1.0 minimum grade point average to avoid a driver's license suspension Pending  House Education Committee  02/25/97 
HB 2217 Tax relief for homeowners and renters under sixty-five years of age Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/26/97 
HB 2218 Patient Protection Act Pending  House Government Organization Committee  02/26/97 
HB 2219 Providing a ten percent discount on insurance policies for homes with sprinkler systems Pending  House Banking and Insurance Committee  02/26/97 
HB 2220 Crediting a deceased state employee's sick leave toward continued insurance coverage for a surviving spouse or other dependents Pending  House Finance Committee  02/26/97 
HB 2221 Amending the law concerning obstructing and fleeing from a law-enforcement officer Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2222 Extending grandparent visitation rights Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/26/97 
HB 2223 Teacher retirement eligibility when age plus years of service equals or exceeds eighty Pending  House Pensions and Retirement Committee  02/26/97 
HB 2224 Creating the felony crime of disseminating indecent material to minors Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/26/97 
HB 2225 Establishing three degrees of negligent vehicular homicide Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/26/97 
HB 2226 Providing that parks and recreation shall permit reservations by credit card for recreational vehicles Pending  House A&N Committee  02/26/97 
HB 2227 Allowing class four municipalities to employ radar devices for enforcing speeding laws Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  02/26/97 
HB 2228 Prior service credit of two years for teachers with employment in another state Pending  House Pensions and Retirement Committee  02/26/97 
HB 2229 Personal property tax exemption on one vehicle in proportion to the amount of miles traveled for volunteer fire department members Pending  House Finance Committee  02/26/97 
HB 2230 Requiring electric and gas utilities to maintain telephone lines dedicated solely to emergencies Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/26/97 
HB 2231 Requiring local boards of health to monitor the sanitation of school restrooms Pending  Senate Health and Human Resources Committee  04/02/97 
HB 2232 Requiring an expiration date on prescription drugs Pending  Senate Health and Human Resources Committee  03/14/97 
HB 2233 Revising the open governmental meetings law Pending  Senate GOVO Committee  04/07/97 
HB 2234 Reducing all personal income tax rates by five percent Pending  House Finance Committee  02/26/97 
HB 2235 Authorizing county boards of education to sell advertisements to be placed on school bus shelters with certain restrictions Pending  House Education Committee  02/26/97 
HB 2236 Removing the legislative oversight commission on education accountability from sunset review Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2237 Removing the forest management review commission from sunset review Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2238 Continuing the state building commission Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2239 Increasing the period allowed to perfect a mechanic's lien for subcontractors Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/27/97 
HB 2240 Removing from a period of parole any credit for good conduct Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/27/97 
HB 2241 Requiring that the drawing of blood be done only by a phlebotomist Pending  House Health and Human Resources Committee  02/27/97 
HB 2242 Uniform Unclaimed Property Act Tabled  3rd Reading  03/24/97 
HB 2243 Uniform Anatomical Gift Act Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/27/97 
HB 2244 Uniform Premarital Agreement Act Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/27/97 
HB 2245 Uniform Common Interest Ownership Act Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/27/97 
HB 2246 Authorizing county clerks to issue marriage licenses during all office hours Pending  House Political Subdivisions Committee  02/27/97 
HB 2247 Eliminating violent offenders from that group of criminal defendants and inmates eligible for work release Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  04/07/97 
HB 2248 Providing for notification of parole hearing dates and an opportunity for victims to address the parole board Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/27/97 
HB 2249 Promulgation of legislative rules allowing for facility-wide and multiunit alternate emission control strategies Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/27/97 
HB 2250 Requiring drug and alcohol testing of drivers involved in accidents that result in death Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/27/97 
HB 2251 Creating a state building safety commission Pending  House Government Organization Committee  02/27/97 
HB 2252 Requiring executive agencies to report notices of disallowances or potential disallowances of federal funds within sixty days of receipt Pending  3rd Reading  04/11/97 
HB 2253 Relating to workers' compensation schedule of maximum disbursements Pending  House Finance Committee  02/27/97 
HB 2254 Making owners and lessees of coal liable for workers' compensation taxes when a contract miner defaults on obligations Pending  House Finance Committee  02/27/97 
HB 2255 Allowing professional firefighters to run for office except in the municipality where they work Pending  House Political Subdivisions Committee  02/27/97 
HB 2256 Providing a tax credit for parents or guardians who provide their children with home or private schooling Pending  House Education Committee  02/27/97 
HB 2257 Requiring utilities to charge the lowest rates available to emergency service providers Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/27/97 
HB 2258 Providing an early retirement incentive for eligible public employees Pending  House Pensions and Retirement Committee  02/27/97 
HB 2259 Procedures to be followed when disqualification of magistrate asserted Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2260 Criminal procedures to be followed upon discovery of a criminal violation Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  03/06/97 
HB 2261 Taxation of docket fee upon judgment for recovery of a fine Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  03/06/97 
HB 2262 Criminal penalties for failure to cause a child to attend school Pending  House Education Committee  02/27/97 
HB 2263 Disposition of court costs collected in magistrate courts Pending  Senate Finance Committee  04/09/97 
HB 2264 Requirements for pleas of not guilty, guilty or nolo contendere in magistrate cases Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  03/06/97 
HB 2265 Providing that persons under the age of eighteen cannot be compelled to join a labor union Pending  House I&L Committee  02/27/97 
HB 2266 Creating a panel to review proposed legislation and existing law regarding mandated health benefits Pending  House Government Organization Committee  03/27/97 
HB 2267 Identification card for certain persons who derive their income from service of process Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/27/97 
HB 2268 Time within which sentences are to be imposed in magistrate court Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  03/05/97 
HB 2269 Collection of magistrate court fines and court assessments Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  03/05/97 
HB 2270 Allowing municipalities to self-insure together and promulgation of rules by the Commissioner of Insurance Pending  House Political Subdivisions Committee  02/28/97 
HB 2271 Making the state convict road force mandatory Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/28/97 
HB 2272 Allowing physicians to prescribe dosages of pain relieving drugs in excess of their recommended dosages in certain cases Pending  House Health and Human Resources Committee  02/28/97 
HB 2273 Relating to testimony of a child witness by use of live, closed-circuit television Pending  2nd Reading  04/12/97 
HB 2274 Exempting recycled tires from the prohibition on the sale of prison-made goods Pending  2nd Reading  04/11/97 
HB 2275 Increasing the allowable service charge for a worthless check Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/28/97 
HB 2276 Separating the department of highways and the parkways, economic development and tourism authority from the department of transportation Pending  3rd Reading  05/20/97 
HB 2277 Including employees of enhanced emergency telephone systems in the civil service system Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  04/09/97 
HB 2278 Providing disincentives to frivolous or malicious inmate litigation Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/28/97 
HB 2279 Requiring the division of corrections and the parole board to comply with the state administrative procedures act with regard to rule-making activities Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/28/97 
HB 2280 Payment of per diem costs for incarceration of inmates at regional jails Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/28/97 
HB 2281 Relating to payments made into the regional jail and correctional facility development fund Pending  House Political Subdivisions Committee  02/28/97 
HB 2282 Relating to penalties and costs imposed in certain municipal cases Pending  House Political Subdivisions Committee  02/28/97 
HB 2283 Abolishing the requirement of filing certain plans with municipalities or county commissions by the commissioner of highways Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  02/28/97 
HB 2284 Equalizing the number and alternating the selection of juror strikes between the prosecuting attorney and the accused in felony trials Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/28/97 
HB 2285 Providing recovery of bank service charges after a warrant is filed in magistrate court Pending  2nd Reading  04/11/97 
HB 2286 Continuing the West Virginia State Police Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2287 Continuing the Division of Environmental Protection Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2288 Continuing the Office of Water Resources Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2289 Continuing the position of Environmental Advocate within the Division of Environmental Protection Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2290 Supplemental appropriation of federal funds to the Department of Transportation, Western West Virginia Regional Airport/Transpark Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2291 Supplemental appropriation of federal funds to the Governor's Cabinet on Children and Families, Supportive Housing Program Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2292 Supplemental appropriation of federal funds to the Division of Criminal Justice and Highway Safety, Rural Domestic Violence and Child Abuse Enforcement Assistance Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2293 Supplemental appropriation of federal funds to the Governor's Cabinet on Children and Families Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2294 Supplemental appropriation of federal funds to the West Virginia State Police, DNA testing program Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2295 Supplemental appropriation of federal funds to the Division of Motor Vehicles, International Fuel Tax Agreement Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2296 Supplemental appropriation of federal funds to the Solid Waste Management Board, EPA grant Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2297 Supplemental appropriation of federal funds to the West Virginia Development Office, Small Cities Block Grant Program Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2298 Limiting the maximum class size for integrated classrooms Pending  House Education Committee  03/03/97 
HB 2299 Public retirees permitted to authorize monthly deductions to pay retiree association dues Pending  House Pensions and Retirement Committee  03/03/97 
HB 2300 Prohibiting health maintenance organizations from placing restrictions on communications between health care providers and patients Pending  House Banking and Insurance Committee  03/03/97 
HB 2301 Misdemeanor offense for the manufacture, possession, use or distribution of jackrocks Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/03/97 
HB 2302 Redefining the requirements for the content of an order for election to increase levies Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/03/97 
HB 2303 State Mandates Relief Act Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/03/97 
HB 2304 Creating presumption that grandparent visitation is in the best interest of the child unless the same be shown to be unsafe for the child Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/03/97 
HB 2305 Creating an independent Board of Tax and Revenue Appeals Pending  House Finance Committee  03/03/97 
HB 2306 Granting homestead exemption benefits to disabled veterans under the age of sixty-five Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/03/97 
HB 2307 West Virginia Jobs Act Pending  House Finance Committee  04/03/97 
HB 2308 Authorizing the establishment of police lines, perimeters and barricades in emergency situations Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/03/97 
HB 2309 Providing the death penalty for first degree murder Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/03/97 
HB 2310 Prohibiting auto insurers from developing premium rates by territories and requiring the same to be developed statewide Pending  House Banking and Insurance Committee  03/03/97 
HB 2311 Providing specialized license plates for all qualified veterans' organizations Pending  House Finance Committee  03/19/97 
HB 2312 DEP, Hazardous Waste Management Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/03/97 
HB 2313 DEP, performance standards, new stationary sources Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/03/97 
HB 2314 DEP, hazardous air pollutants Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/03/97 
HB 2315 Secretary of State, registration services Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/03/97 
HB 2316 Board of Accountancy, rules of professional conduct Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/07/97 
HB 2317 Authorization for Department of Administration to promulgate legislative rules Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2318 Agriculture, animal disease control Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/03/97 
HB 2319 Auditor's Office, standards for requisitions for payment Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/14/97 
HB 2320 Banking, consumer credit and protection act Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/06/97 
HB 2321 Banking, state chartered financial institutions Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/06/97 
HB 2322 Banking, consumer lenders Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/06/97 
HB 2323 Banking, reverse mortgage loans Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/06/97 
HB 2324 Barbers and cosmetologists, fee schedule Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/07/97 
HB 2325 Barbers and cosmetologists, examination and licensure Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/07/97 
HB 2326 Cable television, regulations Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/03/97 
HB 2327 Deaf and hard of hearing, fees for qualified interpreters Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/07/97 
HB 2328 Dental examiners, administrative regulations Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/13/97 
HB 2329 EDA, administration of capital company act Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/14/97 
HB 2330 DEP, underground storage tank insurance trust fund Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/03/97 
HB 2331 DEP, WV/NPDES regulations, coal mining facilities Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/03/97 
HB 2332 DEP, surface mining reclamation regulations Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/03/97 
HB 2333 Authorization for Bureau of Environment to promulgate legislative rules Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2334 DEP, prevent/control air pollution from hazardous waste treatment Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/03/97 
HB 2335 DEP, voluntary remediation and redevelopment rule Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/03/97 
HB 2336 Family protection, operation of services board, licensure and funding domestic violence programs Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/03/97 
HB 2337 Authorization for the Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety to promulgate legislative rules Signed  Governor  05/20/97 
HB 2338 Crime, delinquency and correction, response to domestic violence Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/03/97 
HB 2339 Crime, delinquency and correction, basic training academy Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/03/97 
HB 2340 Health, nursing home licensure rule Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/13/97 
HB 2341 Health, child care centers Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/13/97 
HB 2342 Health, emergency medical services Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/12/97 
HB 2343 Health, clinical laboratory technician and technologist licensure Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/13/97 
HB 2344 Health, residential board and care homes Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/13/97 
HB 2345 Authorization for the Department of Health and Human Resources to promulgate legislative rules Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2346 Insurance, medicare supplement Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/06/97 
HB 2347 Insurance, individual medical savings accounts Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/06/97 
HB 2348 Insurance, life and health reinsurance agreements Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/06/97 
HB 2349 Insurance, valuation of life insurance policies Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/06/97 
HB 2350 Insurance, diabetes regulations Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/06/97 
HB 2351 Insurance, emergency medical services Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/06/97 
HB 2352 Insurance, utilization management Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/06/97 
HB 2353 Insurance, replacement of life insurance Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/06/97 
HB 2354 Authorization for the Department of Education and the Arts to promulgate legislative rules Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2355 Standards of practice for licensed practical nurses Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/12/97 
HB 2356 Manufactured housing construction and safety standards Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/12/97 
HB 2357 Board of Medicine, limited liability companies Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/03/97 
HB 2358 Division of Motor Vehicles, inspection manual Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/06/97 
HB 2359 Division of Motor Vehicles, compulsory insurance Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/06/97 
HB 2360 DNR, fertility control of wildlife Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/13/97 
HB 2361 DNR, hunting and trapping prohibitions Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/13/97 
HB 2362 DNR, falconry Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/13/97 
HB 2363 Rules of the nursing home administrators licensing board Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/12/97 
HB 2364 Registration of pharmacy technicians Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/07/97 
HB 2365 Board of Pharmacy, controlled substances monitoring Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/07/97 
HB 2366 Qualifications for licensure as a psychologist Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/12/97 
HB 2367 PSC, rules for the use of "911" Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/03/97 
HB 2368 Real estate appraiser licensing and certification Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/07/97 
HB 2369 Real estate appraiser licensing renewal Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/07/97 
HB 2370 Respiratory care, licensure Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/11/97 
HB 2371 Respiratory care, fees Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/11/97 
HB 2372 Respiratory care, continuing education Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/11/97 
HB 2373 Secretary of State, procedures for recounts Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/03/97 
HB 2374 Secretary of State, trademarks and service marks Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/03/97 
HB 2375 Support Enforcement Commission, support from tax refunds Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/14/97 
HB 2376 Support Enforcement Commission, interstate income withholding Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/14/97 
HB 2377 Tax Division, credit for agricultural equipment Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/14/97 
HB 2378 Tax Division, low income exclusions Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/14/97 
HB 2379 Tax Division, charitable raffles Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/14/97 
HB 2380 Board of Examiners of Psychologists, fees Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/14/97 
HB 2381 Cable television, collection of late fees Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/11/97 
HB 2382 Equalizing the pay scales of magistrates Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/04/97 
HB 2383 Procedures for special levy elections conducted by local levying bodies Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/04/97 
HB 2384 Benefits for certain substitute teachers Pending  House Education Committee  03/04/97 
HB 2385 Eviction proceedings of persons who commit illegal activities on rented property Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/04/97 
HB 2386 Clarifying eligibility of legislative employees for retirement benefits Pending  House Pensions and Retirement Committee  03/04/97 
HB 2387 Permitting the recording of ballots on a computer disc Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/04/97 
HB 2388 Requiring that newborn infants be tested for hearing impairments Pending  House Government Organization Committee  03/20/97 
HB 2389 Waiver of the motor vehicle privilege tax on vehicles purchased out-of-state and for which a tax has been paid in another state Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  03/04/97 
HB 2390 Providing reduced utility rates for certain senior citizens Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/04/97 
HB 2391 Prosecution of persons who pass a parked, loading school bus Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  03/04/97 
HB 2392 Standardizing and regulating the screening, training and driver testing for visually challenged persons Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  03/04/97 
HB 2393 Safety requirements for the sale and storage of fireworks Pending  House I&L Committee  03/04/97 
HB 2394 Requiring certain establishments to post signs warning of the danger of alcohol consumption during pregnancy Pending  Senate Finance Committee  04/11/97 
HB 2395 Increasing the penalties for the sale or gifts of tobacco products to minors Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/27/97 
HB 2396 Requiring mandatory training for police judges Pending  House Political Subdivisions Committee  03/04/97 
HB 2397 Creating the Robert C. Byrd Corridor H Highway Authority Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2398 Compensation of county board of health members Pending  Senate GOVO Committee  03/25/97 
HB 2399 Requiring restaurants to place paper place mats under a customers plate and silverware Pending  House Health and Human Resources Committee  03/04/97 
HB 2400 Relieving residents from the six month occupancy requirement for homestead exemption purposes Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/04/97 
HB 2401 Requirements for budgeting additional tax on severance, extraction and production of coal Pending  Senate Finance Committee  04/07/97 
HB 2402 County-wide vote on municipal annexation of public property Pending  House Political Subdivisions Committee  03/04/97 
HB 2403 Definition of "exclusivity" under the article relating to certificate of need Pending  House Health and Human Resources Committee  03/04/97 
HB 2404 Authorizing state residents disabled in the lower extremities to hunt, trap and fish under the Class Q permit Pending  House A&N Committee  03/04/97 
HB 2405 Reopening the public employees retirement system for one year to permit current employees of qualified public employers to obtain service credit retroactively for periods of uncovered employment Pending  RECD  04/12/97 
HB 2406 Continuing the Child Support Enforcement Division Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2407 Continuing the Division of Personnel Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2408 Compliance with environmental quality laws and creating a consolidated permit agency Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/05/97 
HB 2409 Faculty status for professional librarians Pending  House Education Committee  03/05/97 
HB 2410 Granting four hours of paid leave for the purpose of attending conferences for each child of a school employee Pending  House Education Committee  03/05/97 
HB 2411 Making it unlawful to create certain loud noises Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/05/97 
HB 2412 Changing the pay period for state employees from twice a month to every two weeks Pending  House Government Organization Committee  03/05/97 
HB 2413 Permitting retiring public employees to apply a percentage of their annual and sick leave to insurance coverage and a percentage toward service credit Pending  House Pensions and Retirement Committee  03/05/97 
HB 2414 Supplemental annuities for certain retired teachers Pending  House Pensions and Retirement Committee  03/05/97 
HB 2415 Creating the deputy sheriff's retirement system Pending  Senate Pensions Committee  04/07/97 
HB 2416 Reduction of insurance premiums for school bus operators and drivers' education instructors Pending  House Banking and Insurance Committee  03/05/97 
HB 2417 Responsibility for subrogation for repayment to workers' compensation or a self-insured employer with regard to medical benefits Pending  House Finance Committee  03/05/97 
HB 2418 Removing the prohibition against publishing the names of certain juvenile offenders Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/05/97 
HB 2419 Directing the Parkways Authority to build entrance and exit ramps on the West Virginia Turnpike at mile marker fifty-two Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  03/05/97 
HB 2420 Pay increases for school service personnel Pending  House Education Committee  03/05/97 
HB 2421 Providing a credit for ad valorem property taxes for inventory Pending  House Finance Committee  03/05/97 
HB 2422 Requiring railroads to provide sanitary toilet facilities in all occupied engines and cabooses Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/20/97 
HB 2423 Increasing benefits for certain retired state troopers Pending  House Finance Committee  03/26/97 
HB 2424 Increasing fees for court transcripts Pending  House Finance Committee  03/26/97 
HB 2425 Reimbursing appointed counsel for transcript fees charged by court reporters Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/05/97 
HB 2426 Furnishing court transcripts to indigent persons in juvenile delinquency and juvenile abuse and neglect proceedings Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/05/97 
HB 2427 Increasing the state minimum wage to the federal standard Pending  House Finance Committee  03/20/97 
HB 2428 Including the Legislature and the former departments of corrections and health within coverage of the Occupational Safety and Health Act Pending  House Finance Committee  04/02/97 
HB 2429 Allowing campsite reservations in state parks without an advance notice period when secured with a credit card Pending  House A&N Committee  03/06/97 
HB 2430 Permitting plan selection by teachers who are retired because of disabilities Pending  Senate Pensions Committee  03/27/97 
HB 2431 Women's Access to Health Care Act Pending  Senate Finance Committee  04/07/97 
HB 2432 Requiring school buses to have a trained monitor on board to maintain discipline and requiring a monitor's seat and ceiling handrails to be installed Pending  House Education Committee  03/06/97 
HB 2433 Giving teachers credit toward retirement for maternity leave Pending  House Pensions and Retirement Committee  03/06/97 
HB 2434 Authorizing county boards of education to employ school crossing guards Pending  House Education Committee  03/06/97 
HB 2435 License plates for conservation officers Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2436 Relating to the law regarding the illegal possession or killing of wildlife Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2437 Increasing the penalty for first offenders making bomb threats from a misdemeanor to a felony Pending  3rd Reading  04/11/97 
HB 2438 Procedures concerning debarment of vendors who contract to supply goods or services to the state Pending  House Finance Committee  03/06/97 
HB 2439 Raising the minimum sentence of a person convicted of a second or subsequent offense of felony Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  03/26/97 
HB 2440 Payment of unused vacation time, personal leave and sick leave for certain adult probation officers Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/06/97 
HB 2441 Inspection of meat, poultry or any other agricultural commodity sold to a state institution Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2442 Requiring campaign material and political advertising to contain the party affiliation of the candidate authorizing the printing Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/06/97 
HB 2443 Providing restitution to crime victims by juvenile offenders or the parents of the offenders Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/07/97 
HB 2444 Establishing a special volunteer medical license Pending  House Judiciary Committee  04/01/97 
HB 2445 Cost-of-living increase for certain retired teachers Pending  House Pensions and Retirement Committee  03/07/97 
HB 2446 Permitting school employees eligibility for retirement without penalty when age plus years of service equals eighty Pending  House Pensions and Retirement Committee  03/07/97 
HB 2447 Supplemental annuities for teachers who retired between July 1, 1986, and July 1, 1987 Pending  House Pensions and Retirement Committee  03/07/97 
HB 2448 Creating the misdemeanor offense of "scalping" noncollectible toys Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/07/97 
HB 2449 Requiring inmates convicted of a felony involving violence to serve at least eighty percent of his or her maximum sentence Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/07/97 
HB 2450 Enhanced penalties for crimes against the elderly Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/07/97 
HB 2451 Changing the probationary period from six months to one year for paid fire departments Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2452 Civil and criminal immunity from liability in matters relating to noise pollution to persons who operate or use sport shooting ranges Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/07/97 
HB 2453 Establishing civil service for the county sheriff's tax staff Pending  House Political Subdivisions Committee  03/07/97 
HB 2454 Repealing the code section relating to the monthly free dump day at solid waste facilities Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/07/97 
HB 2455 Increasing the salary of the secretary-clerk of a family law master Tabled  3rd Reading  04/09/97 
HB 2456 Freedom of Choice Health Care Act Pending  House Government Organization Committee  03/10/97 
HB 2457 Changing the way public service district members are paid Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/10/97 
HB 2458 Eliminating the public service district deposit requirement when new service connections are made Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/10/97 
HB 2459 Allowing county boards of education, county commissions and municipalities to pay bills by electronic or wire transfers Pending  3rd Reading  04/11/97 
HB 2460 Personal Assistance Services Act Pending  House Government Organization Committee  03/10/97 
HB 2461 Prohibiting the state from paying magistrates to attend law school Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/10/97 
HB 2462 Authorizing payment of expenses for members of the state library commission Pending  House Finance Committee  03/21/97 
HB 2463 Providing emergency medical service personnel with immunizations against blood borne pathogens Pending  House Government Organization Committee  03/10/97 
HB 2464 Updating terms used in the personal income tax act Tabled  3rd Reading  03/24/97 
HB 2465 Updating terms used in the corporation net income tax act Tabled  3rd Reading  03/24/97 
HB 2466 Requiring that a medicaid lien be recorded in the office of the clerk of the county commission to be perfected Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  04/07/97 
HB 2467 Creating a wireless enhanced 911 fee Pending  House Finance Committee  03/20/97 
HB 2468 Creation of provider sponsored health networks Pending  House Government Organization Committee  03/10/97 
HB 2469 Relating to prohibiting conservation officers from hiring out to private persons or government entities Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/19/97 
HB 2470 Authorizing the retirement of certain teachers with terminal or psychological illnesses Pending  House Pensions and Retirement Committee  03/10/97 
HB 2471 Claims for noneconomic loss to victims of crime Pending  House Finance Committee  03/10/97 
HB 2472 Allowing governmental agencies and nonprofit organizations to be eligible for licensure to fit and dispense hearing aids Pending  Senate Health and Human Resources Committee  04/04/97 
HB 2473 Relating generally to the crime of arson Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2474 Creating a division of permit assistance within the economic development authority Pending  House Government Organization Committee  03/11/97 
HB 2475 Prohibiting the manufacture, distribution or possession of certain controlled or counterfeit substances near a park or housing project Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  04/04/97 
HB 2476 Establishing a market-based air emission banking and trading program Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/11/97 
HB 2477 Establishing a new licensure category for residential care communities Tabled  3rd Reading  04/09/97 
HB 2478 Seniority rights for multicounty vocational center employees Pending  3rd Reading  04/11/97 
HB 2479 Providing that private office practice of medicine is not exempt from certificate of need when the practice receives support from a hospital Pending  House Health and Human Resources Committee  03/11/97 
HB 2480 Tanning Facility Act Pending  House Government Organization Committee  03/11/97 
HB 2481 Prohibiting violations of civil rights because of disability or sexual orientation Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/11/97 
HB 2482 Protecting free gas rights from the requirements of plugging abandoned wells with certain exceptions Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/11/97 
HB 2483 Limiting increase of taxation on Class II real property Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/11/97 
HB 2484 Civil service coverage for certain employees of the regional jail and correctional facility authority Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/11/97 
HB 2485 Relating to title searches on real estate purchased at sheriff's sale for delinquent taxes Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/11/97 
HB 2486 Establishing commuter passes for the West Virginia Turnpike Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  03/11/97 
HB 2487 Requiring school bus drivers to present complaints to county transportation supervisors rather than magistrates Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  03/11/97 
HB 2488 Implementing a religious education program in the public schools Pending  House Education Committee  03/11/97 
HB 2489 Establishing tort reform measures Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/11/97 
HB 2490 Providing payment to certain claimants for providing commodities or services to the state Pending  House Finance Committee  03/11/97 
HB 2491 Allowing public employees to pay back retirement benefits in one lump sum after returning to employment with the state Pending  House Pensions and Retirement Committee  03/11/97 
HB 2492 Criminal penalty for willful violation of school employee rights Pending  3rd Reading  05/20/97 
HB 2493 Provisions for appeal by the state in criminal proceedings Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  04/04/97 
HB 2494 Increasing the amount paid into the special county fund from magistrate court costs for class one counties Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/11/97 
HB 2495 Requiring a divorced member to prove there is no qualified domestic relations order in effect as a condition to elect certain retirement annuity options Pending  Senate Finance Committee  04/10/97 
HB 2496 Expanding ad valorem taxation for public service businesses to include certain commercial motor vehicles Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2497 Exempting certain special mobile equipment from registration and certificate of title provisions Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  03/11/97 
HB 2498 Continuing the governor's cabinet on children and families Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2499 Continuing the school building authority Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2500 Supplemental appropriation of federal funds to division of corrections, Anthony Center bootcamp and criminal alien assistance program Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2501 Supplemental appropriation to the tax division, office of chief inspector Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2502 Relating to duties of the fire marshal Pending  3rd Reading  04/11/97 
HB 2503 Providing additional relief for a taxpayer from an erroneous assessment Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/12/97 
HB 2504 Relating to emergency medical services coverage Pending  House Banking and Insurance Committee  03/17/97 
HB 2505 Adding "sexual orientation" to the categories covered by the Human Rights Act and the Fair Housing Act Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/12/97 
HB 2506 Establishing a procedure for collective bargaining by public school employees Pending  House Education Committee  03/12/97 
HB 2507 Abolishing the commission on aging and creating the bureau of senior services Pending  House Government Organization Committee  03/12/97 
HB 2508 Providing a means for the sale of road bonds Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2509 Providing for a deputy conservation officer Pending  House Finance Committee  03/26/97 
HB 2510 Relating to carryover of funds for county professional staff development councils Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2511 Reorganizing duties of the state auditor and the state treasurer Pending  Senate Finance Committee  04/07/97 
HB 2512 Providing funding for the costs of certain bus operator salaries and fringe benefits Pending  House Education Committee  03/12/97 
HB 2513 Exempting from property taxation certain subdivision streets Pending  Senate Finance Committee  04/07/97 
HB 2514 Eliminating the requirement that assessors note liens on landbooks Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/12/97 
HB 2515 Requiring businesses to present a paid personal property tax receipt upon application or renewal of a business franchise license Pending  House I&L Committee  03/12/97 
HB 2516 Eliminating sales tax on materials and services sold by certain county government agencies Pending  House Finance Committee  03/27/97 
HB 2517 Seniority rights for autism mentors, paraprofessionals and sign language specialists Pending  House Education Committee  03/12/97 
HB 2518 Establishing mandatory remedial summer school programs Pending  House Education Committee  03/12/97 
HB 2519 Continuing the department of health and human resources and the division of human services Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2520 Permitting a physical therapist holding a temporary permit to practice under the supervision of a licensed physical therapist Pending  House Government Organization Committee  03/20/97 
HB 2521 Providing an incentive for nurse aides to report to work as scheduled Pending  House I&L Committee  03/13/97 
HB 2522 Exempting senior citizens from the requirement that operators of bingo games or concessions be active members of the organization for two years Pending  House Finance Committee  03/13/97 
HB 2523 Making the crime of impersonating a state policeman or deputy sheriff a felony Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/13/97 
HB 2524 Expanding the definition of "practice of podiatry" Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2525 Alternating requests or dispatches of tow truck services among all available towing services Pending  Senate TRAN Committee  03/26/97 
HB 2526 Restricting the manner in which the division of motor vehicles can request a reexamination of a licensed operator or chauffeur Pending  Concurrence  04/12/97 
HB 2527 Limiting the abuse of strategic lawsuits against public participation by giving the defendant a cause of action to recover damages Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/13/97 
HB 2528 Increasing salaries of certain employees of the office of miners' health, safety and training Pending  House Finance Committee  03/13/97 
HB 2529 Requiring medical providers to test for drugs certain females who give birth to stillborns Pending  House Health and Human Resources Committee  03/13/97 
HB 2530 Allowing property owners to use a bulldozer to clear the owners' stream beds Pending  House A&N Committee  03/13/97 
HB 2531 Distributing a certain amount of racetrack video lottery income to each municipality in which the terminals are located Pending  House Finance Committee  03/13/97 
HB 2532 Allowing the practice of falconry as a legal means of hunting Pending  House A&N Committee  03/13/97 
HB 2533 Allowing the solid waste authority to assess user fees Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/13/97 
HB 2534 Requiring restaurant food handlers to wear protective gloves Pending  House Health and Human Resources Committee  03/13/97 
HB 2535 Claims against the state and its agencies Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2536 Requiring poll workers who work outside their voting precinct to vote by absentee ballot Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  04/04/97 
HB 2537 Prohibiting posting of notification of sobriety checkpoints Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/13/97 
HB 2538 Allowing former members of the state police to receive service credit under the public employees retirement system Pending  Concurrence  04/13/97 
HB 2539 Establishing the West Virginia Route 2 and Interstate 68 Authority Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2540 Proposing rules adopting the national association of insurance commissioners' model proposal of annuity evaluation mortality tables Pending  3rd Reading  04/11/97 
HB 2541 Transferring operation of the Kanawha Home for Children to the department of health and human resources Pending  House Government Organization Committee  03/13/97 
HB 2542 Relating to the color of salvage certificates issued by the division of motor vehicles Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  03/13/97 
HB 2543 Supplemental appropriation to the Division of Corrections, juvenile detention facility in McDowell County Pending  House Finance Committee  03/13/97 
HB 2544 Supplemental appropriation to the Division of Natural Resources, Anawalt Lake Recreation Area Pending  House Finance Committee  03/13/97 
HB 2545 Authorizing municipalities and counties to increase the hotel occupancy tax Pending  Senate Finance Committee  04/07/97 
HB 2546 Relating to the West Virginia Steel Advisory Commission and the West Virginia Steel Futures Program Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2547 Requiring a completed background check of an applicant before a license to carry a deadly weapon may be issued Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/14/97 
HB 2548 Exempting sales of the magazine "Wonderful West Virginia" from the consumers sales tax Pending  House Finance Committee  03/14/97 
HB 2549 Providing for jury sentencing of a person convicted of certain criminal offenses following a jury trial Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/14/97 
HB 2550 Permitting automobile insurance companies to include the amount due and the due date in cancellation notices without rendering such notices void Pending  RECD  04/12/97 
HB 2551 Redefining the scope and function of the New River parkway authority Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  03/14/97 
HB 2552 Establishing a pilot school bus project which will provide volunteer school bus monitors Pending  House Education Committee  03/14/97 
HB 2553 Exempting intangible personal property from assessment and taxation for ad valorem property taxes Pending  House Finance Committee  04/01/97 
HB 2554 Establishing a process for verifying the accuracy of a canvass or recount Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/14/97 
HB 2555 Requiring the secretary of state to make available by computer on-line service and computer disc the code of state rules and portions of the state register Pending  Senate Finance Committee  04/08/97 
HB 2556 Allowing school service personnel to donate unused leave days to other employees due to an emergency situation Pending  House Education Committee  03/14/97 
HB 2557 Permitting unclaimed moneys held by the general receiver to be kept within each respective county's general fund Pending  House Political Subdivisions Committee  03/14/97 
HB 2558 Providing that an insured individual's motor vehicle coverage is primary when a claim arises from the operation of a vehicle owned by a certain person, firm or corporation Pending  House Banking and Insurance Committee  03/14/97 
HB 2559 Adding psychologists to professions defined for the purpose of coverage under the uniform limited liability act Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/14/97 
HB 2560 Including persons convicted under state criminal statutes under the section which authorizes putting offenders to work in community service programs Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/14/97 
HB 2561 Providing that magistrates be elected on a nonpartisan ballot and providing that terms of magistrates be staggered Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/14/97 
HB 2562 Increasing salaries of principals and assistant principals and providing salary reduction procedures Pending  House Education Committee  03/14/97 
HB 2563 Supplemental appropriation to the Division of Human Services, Social Services Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2564 Supplemental appropriation to the Department of Administration, Public Defender Services Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2565 Public service commission jurisdiction over certain sewer systems and creating the small public utility customer act Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/17/97 
HB 2566 Revising the grandfather clause for respiratory care licensure Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2567 Requiring boards of education to give preference to resident vendors and vendors employing state residents Pending  House Political Subdivisions Committee  03/17/97 
HB 2568 Requiring certain health insurance policy language Pending  House Banking and Insurance Committee  03/17/97 
HB 2569 Allowing real estate brokers to hire unlicensed persons to perform certain routine office procedures Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  04/07/97 
HB 2570 Removing the privilege tax on vehicles sold to automobile rental businesses and to impose in lieu thereof a daily tax Pending  Senate Finance Committee  04/07/97 
HB 2571 Allowing assessors to grant the freeport exemption to companies based on previous year's sales Pending  House Finance Committee  03/17/97 
HB 2572 Increasing the salary of the tax commissioner and eliminating the requirement that the commissioner's office be located in the capitol building Tabled  3rd Reading  04/03/97 
HB 2573 Expanding the scope of practice for optometrists Pending  House Health and Human Resources Committee  03/17/97 
HB 2574 Increasing the superintendent's authority to transfer members within the state police Pending  House Government Organization Committee  03/17/97 
HB 2575 Reallocation of resources for education development Pending  CONF  04/11/97 
HB 2576 Service credit toward retirement for employees under the CETA program Pending  House Pensions and Retirement Committee  03/17/97 
HB 2577 Extending the time for the city of Nutter Fort to meet as a levying body for the purpose of submitting to voters consideration of an excess levy for the fire department Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2578 Establishing an alternative homestead exemption for persons under the age of sixty-five Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/17/97 
HB 2579 Supplemental appropriation to the Division of Natural Resources, Panther State Forest Pending  House Finance Committee  03/17/97 
HB 2580 Supplemental appropriation to the Division of Natural Resources, Berwind Lake Pending  House Finance Committee  03/17/97 
HB 2581 Supplemental appropriation to the Division of Human Services, Welch Emergency Hospital and E. C. Moore Wellness Center Pending  House Finance Committee  03/17/97 
HB 2582 Supplemental appropriation to the Division of Human Services, Tug River Health Association Pending  House Finance Committee  03/17/97 
HB 2583 Classification and salaries of school service personnel Pending  House Education Committee  03/17/97 
HB 2584 Licensing of tobacco dealers and enforcement of tobacco usage restrictions Pending  House Government Organization Committee  03/18/97 
HB 2585 Requiring law masters to follow certain time requirements when giving notice extending temporary emergency protective orders Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/18/97 
HB 2586 Increasing the pay for bus operators with fifteen or more years of service Pending  House Education Committee  03/18/97 
HB 2587 Providing a business franchise tax credit for expenditures to upgrade county or state roads Pending  House Finance Committee  03/27/97 
HB 2588 Supplemental appropriation to the Tax Division, Property Tax Electronic Data Processing System Network Pending  House Finance Committee  03/18/97 
HB 2589 Supplemental appropriation to the Tax Division, Business and Income Tax Automation Pending  House Finance Committee  03/18/97 
HB 2590 Defining certain residential real property for assessment purposes Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2591 Making the twenty thousand dollar homestead exemption applicable to every property owner regardless of age or disability Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/18/97 
HB 2592 Requiring mines who employ more than fifty miners to maintain a separate mine rescue team and limiting the number of mines that a mine rescue team is responsible for serving Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/20/97 
HB 2593 Removing the project certification fee from the neighborhood investment program Pending  House Finance Committee  03/18/97 
HB 2594 Expanding the payment options for video lottery winnings and increasing the maximum wager per game Pending  3rd Reading  05/20/97 
HB 2595 Relating generally to simulcasting of horse and dog races and pari-mutuel wagering on simulcast races Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2596 Creating a fireworks dealers registration fee and redefining fireworks considered to be "consumer fireworks" Pending  House Finance Committee  03/18/97 
HB 2597 Relating to trespassing on railroad property and facilities Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/18/97 
HB 2598 Providing specialized license plates for certain military organizations and providing a special nongame wildlife license plate Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2599 Providing limited protection to health care providers declining to order certain diagnostic procedures and treatment options Pending  House Government Organization Committee  03/18/97 
HB 2600 Prohibiting frames from blocking the lettering or registration information on vehicle license plates Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  03/18/97 
HB 2601 Penalties for the maintenance or use of devices to acquire unauthorized cable services Pending  2nd Reading  04/12/97 
HB 2602 Providing special registration plates for nongame wildlife and military organizations Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  03/18/97 
HB 2603 Supplemental appropriation to the Secretary of State Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2604 Telemarketing Regulation and Fraud Prevention Act Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/19/97 
HB 2605 Good Samaritan Food Donation Act Pending  2nd Reading  04/11/97 
HB 2606 Providing a tax credit for new mining operations Pending  House Finance Committee  03/19/97 
HB 2607 Eliminating the requirement that students practice optometry in this state to avoid repaying financial aid Pending  House Government Organization Committee  03/19/97 
HB 2608 Distribution of revenues of video lottery net terminal income to the thoroughbred development fund Pending  Senate Finance Committee  04/04/97 
HB 2609 Creating a massage therapy licensing board Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2610 Allowing child custody and child abuse and neglect proceedings to be open to the public Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/19/97 
HB 2611 Relating to seniority and posting of higher education classified job vacancies Pending  House Education Committee  03/19/97 
HB 2612 Allowing a court to order convicts to pay the cost of their imprisonment and food Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/19/97 
HB 2613 Making the state convict road force mandatory Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/19/97 
HB 2614 Providing for the nonpartisan election of supreme court justices Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/19/97 
HB 2615 Making changes in unemployment compensation law to conform to federal legislation Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/19/97 
HB 2616 Making the penalty for all thefts of services the same as the larceny penalty would be for the same value of goods Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/19/97 
HB 2617 Tobacco Products Excise Tax Act Pending  House Finance Committee  03/19/97 
HB 2618 Relating to insurance demolition proceeds Pending  House Banking and Insurance Committee  03/19/97 
HB 2619 Clarification of application of the freeport warehouse exemption against ad valorem property tax Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2620 Reducing the number of tax credits authorized under the Capital Company Act Pending  2nd Reading  04/11/97 
HB 2621 Changing the electioneering prohibition during absentee voting from within three hundred feet of the clerk's office to within a three hundred foot radius Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  04/04/97 
HB 2622 Making the larceny of equipment from a fire department a felony Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/19/97 
HB 2623 Reconstituting the board of directors of the Kanawha County Public Library Pending  House Political Subdivisions Committee  03/19/97 
HB 2624 Allowing teachers to make contributions to the retirement fund for periods in which they were off work and receiving temporary total disability benefits Pending  House Pensions and Retirement Committee  03/19/97 
HB 2625 Prohibiting parking in front of wheelchair ramps Pending  3rd Reading  04/11/97 
HB 2626 Enabling indigent persons to obtain free copies of certain medical records to support social security claims Pending  House Health and Human Resources Committee  03/20/97 
HB 2627 Allowing a tax credit for new mining operations Pending  House Finance Committee  03/20/97 
HB 2628 Prohibiting stopping, standing or parking along highway right-of-ways Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  03/20/97 
HB 2629 Allowing employees to choose whether to have time lost as a volunteer fireman subtracted from regular pay or vacation days Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2630 Penalties for driving a motor vehicle when the privilege to do so has been lawfully suspended or revoked Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/20/97 
HB 2631 Relating to taxes on income, receipts or expenditures for goods or services of horse or dog racing owners, trainers or jockeys Pending  Senate Finance Committee  04/07/97 
HB 2632 Providing for the sale or donation of unclaimed stolen property Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  03/27/97 
HB 2633 Consideration of an excess levy for park and recreational facilities in Philippi Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2634 Incremental salary increase for higher education employees and additional pay for working a shift other than day shift Pending  House Education Committee  03/20/97 
HB 2635 Renaming the state teachers retirement system and the teachers retirement board Pending  2nd Reading  04/02/97 
HB 2636 Reduction of payments to health maintenance organizations by PEIA and relating to enrollment periods, shopper's guides and surveys Pending  House Banking and Insurance Committee  03/20/97 
HB 2637 Insurance benefits for county board of education employees who job-share Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2638 Providing funds to transport school children to promote educational and cultural enrichment Pending  House Education Committee  03/20/97 
HB 2639 Requiring notice of tax delinquency by certified mail Pending  House Finance Committee  03/20/97 
HB 2640 Reducing payment of damages in civil actions by that amount owed for delinquent or current child support Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/20/97 
HB 2641 Relating generally to powers, duties and services of the division of natural resources Pending  House A&N Committee  03/20/97 
HB 2642 Prohibiting an increase or decrease in real property assessments when a plan or plat for an industrial development is recorded Pending  House Finance Committee  03/20/97 
HB 2643 Amending the Medical Practice Act Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  04/07/97 
HB 2644 Imposing a fee on prison and jail inmates for medical services Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/20/97 
HB 2645 Prohibiting the appointment by county commissioners of family members to boards, commissions or other government offices Pending  House Political Subdivisions Committee  03/20/97 
HB 2646 Prohibiting certain elected officials from being situated within fifteen feet of the counting of votes in an election Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  04/04/97 
HB 2647 Prohibiting county commissioners who are candidates in an election from serving on the board of canvassers or participating in the canvassing of returns Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  04/04/97 
HB 2648 Equalizing hunting bag limits and fishing creel limits statewide Pending  House A&N Committee  03/20/97 
HB 2649 Increasing the maximum number of years to which an additional levy applies and providing that levy elections take place during general elections Pending  House Education Committee  03/20/97 
HB 2650 Limiting the power of counties and municipalities from passing ordinances relating to weapons and ammunition Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/20/97 
HB 2651 Allowing probation officers to carry firearms Pending  RECD  04/12/97 
HB 2652 Eliminating the fifty percent threshold for permanent total disability, restoring 104 weeks of death benefits to surviving spouses and continuing workers' compensation benefits for the life of the claimant Pending  House Finance Committee  03/20/97 
HB 2653 Distribution of oil, gas and coal severance taxes to counties and municipalities Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2654 Clarifying that certain insurers are not subject to the premium tax on gross direct premiums received from the board of risk and insurance management Pending  2nd Reading  04/11/97 
HB 2655 Clarifying whether all applicants for a driver's license have to first secure an instruction permit Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  03/20/97 
HB 2656 Creating the position of certified animal euthanasia technician Pending  2nd Reading  04/12/97 
HB 2657 Clarifying the meaning of language that applies to telecommunications service with respect to the municipal utilities tax Pending  House Finance Committee  03/27/97 
HB 2658 Requiring an adjudicatory hearing or jury trial in certain juvenile proceedings Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/21/97 
HB 2659 Raising the speed limit on controlled access corridor highways to sixty-five miles per hour Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  03/21/97 
HB 2660 Creating a home medical equipment service licensing board Pending  House Government Organization Committee  03/21/97 
HB 2661 Requiring secondary notice of nonpayment of insurance premiums before termination Pending  House Banking and Insurance Committee  03/21/97 
HB 2662 Removing the exemption from planning and zoning restrictions for mining and manufacturing activities and uses Pending  House Political Subdivisions Committee  03/21/97 
HB 2663 Relating generally to the public employees retirement system and the teachers retirement system Pending  House Pensions and Retirement Committee  03/21/97 
HB 2664 Authorizing the parkways, economic development and tourism authority to construct industrial sites along its corridor Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  03/21/97 
HB 2665 Creating a misdemeanor offense for persons who walk in the street when a sidewalk is available Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/21/97 
HB 2666 Permitting the transfer of service credit and retirement account to the public employees retirement system from the teachers' defined contribution retirement system Pending  House Pensions and Retirement Committee  03/21/97 
HB 2667 Broadening the availability and continuity of health insurance coverage and implementing certain federal requirements Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2668 Increasing lottery sales agent commissions Tabled  3rd Reading  04/02/97 
HB 2669 Relating to claims against counties and clarifying that claims for payment need not be presented to the county commission while sitting as a corporate body Pending  House Political Subdivisions Committee  03/21/97 
HB 2670 Imposing a five percent tax on legal fees paid to lawyers to be used to fund public defender services Pending  House Finance Committee  03/21/97 
HB 2671 Relating generally to the secretary of state Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2672 Changing purchasing requirements and procedures for the state railroad authority Pending  Senate Finance Committee  04/03/97 
HB 2673 Allowing mental hygiene commissioners to carry concealed weapons Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/21/97 
HB 2674 Relating to licensing of alcohol and drug counselors Pending  House Government Organization Committee  03/21/97 
HB 2675 Reimbursement to counties for costs incurred for incarceration in county or regional jails Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/21/97 
HB 2676 Procedures for boards of health in promulgating rules restricting or prohibiting the smoking or possession of tobacco Pending  House Health and Human Resources Committee  03/21/97 
HB 2677 Provisions relating to reducing the access to tobacco products for persons under the age of eighteen years Pending  House Health and Human Resources Committee  03/21/97 
HB 2678 Terminating the public employees insurance agency advisory board Pending  1st Reading  04/09/97 
HB 2679 Clarification of increased enrollment funding and granting boards of education authority to select accounting firms to perform annual audits Pending  1st Reading  04/09/97 
HB 2680 Creation of committees to oversee matters related to juvenile law, placement, housing, detention and facilities Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2681 Terminating the oil and gas conservation commission and transferring duties Vetoed  Governor  05/08/97 
HB 2682 Exempting magistrates from obtaining a concealed weapons permit Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/24/97 
HB 2683 Authorizing farm tractors to drive on public highways during periods of darkness Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  03/24/97 
HB 2684 Prohibiting interfering with or verbally abusing a school employee engaged in the discharge of his or her duties Pending  House Education Committee  03/24/97 
HB 2685 Supplemental retirement annuities for teachers who retired after July 1, 1986, but before July 1, 1987 Pending  House Pensions and Retirement Committee  03/24/97 
HB 2686 Authorizing circuit clerks to affix their signatures on absentee ballots by facsimile Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2687 Relating generally to the Center for Professional Development Tabled  3rd Reading  04/09/97 
HB 2688 Creating a chief technology officer within the office of the governor Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2689 Amending the West Virginia Works Act Pending  House Government Organization Committee  03/24/97 
HB 2690 Creating a felony for committing a violent crime while wearing body armor Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/24/97 
HB 2691 Providing for jury trials in certain administrative proceedings involving contested cases Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/24/97 
HB 2692 Reflecting salary increases already granted in the minimum base pay scale for conservation officers Tabled  3rd Reading  04/09/97 
HB 2693 Providing a fifteen percent discount to automobile insureds who have not filed a claim for five years or longer Pending  House Banking and Insurance Committee  03/24/97 
HB 2694 Providing for the collection of taxes on real estate sold at a sheriff's sale Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/24/97 
HB 2695 Providing a pay increase for classified employees for two consecutive years of one thousand five hundred dollars each year Pending  House Finance Committee  03/24/97 
HB 2696 Expiration of certain administrative bodies created by order of the governor Pending  House Government Organization Committee  03/24/97 
HB 2697 Prohibiting discrimination against students and graduates of private institutions of higher education participating in job training and employment opportunities Vetoed  Governor  05/08/97 
HB 2698 Removing the former Spencer State Hospital as a potential site for a private prison facility Pending  3rd Reading  04/11/97 
HB 2699 Creating a tax exemption for voluntary fire, rescue or emergency medical services personnel Pending  House Finance Committee  03/24/97 
HB 2700 Prohibiting employers from charging accumulated sick or annual leave against an employee who has missed work due to being on call as a firefighter, EMT or paramedic Pending  House Political Subdivisions Committee  03/24/97 
HB 2701 Increasing the number of years subject to salary increments for teachers Pending  House Education Committee  03/24/97 
HB 2702 Repealing the exemption from taxation on pensions received by municipal police, firefighters and state police Pending  House Political Subdivisions Committee  03/24/97 
HB 2703 Allowing certain owners of animals to use the services of persons who are not commercial or custom slaughterers Pending  House A&N Committee  03/24/97 
HB 2704 Providing one-half day teachers with one half of a class period for planning Pending  House Education Committee  03/24/97 
HB 2705 Prohibiting vehicles transporting hazardous materials from parking within one thousand feet of educational or health care facilities Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  03/24/97 
HB 2706 Directing to the State Fire Commission revenues collected from percentages of insurances taxes Pending  House Finance Committee  03/24/97 
HB 2707 Making uniform the season in which dogs can be trained for hunting and tracking wild animals Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2708 Changing the time at which primary elections are held from May to April Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/24/97 
HB 2709 Making driver education in secondary schools discretionary Pending  House Education Committee  03/25/97 
HB 2710 Repealing the population density requirement for annexation by election or without election Pending  House Political Subdivisions Committee  03/25/97 
HB 2711 Authorizing authority to assess penalties for violating the safe drinking water act Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/25/97 
HB 2712 Creating a drinking water state revolving fund program Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2713 Changing the name and responsibilities of the Health Care Cost Review Authority Pending  House Finance Committee  03/31/97 
HB 2714 Relating generally to the Health Care Cost Review Authority and certificates of need Pending  2nd Reading  04/04/97 
HB 2715 Removing from the PSC economic regulation jurisdiction over motor vehicles preempted by federal statute Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2716 Giving the board of directors of the state college system additional authority over private institutions of higher education, correspondence, business, occupational and trade schools Pending  House Education Committee  03/25/97 
HB 2717 Allowing local citizens to vote on the location of a commercial infectious medical waste facility Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/25/97 
HB 2718 Authorizing county boards of education to perform annual independent audits Pending  House Education Committee  03/25/97 
HB 2719 Defining proper methods and rights relative to posting land and providing criminal penalties Pending  House A&N Committee  03/25/97 
HB 2720 Requiring the county commission of the county in which an indigent individual resides to pay the expenses of a commitment hearing Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/25/97 
HB 2721 Legislative review and approval to modify ambient air quality standards Pending  2nd Reading  04/11/97 
HB 2722 Prohibiting emergency medical personnel who are convicted sex offenders from serving on an ambulance crew Pending  CONF  04/12/97 
HB 2723 Exempting certain counties and medical facilities from certificate of need requirements and mandatory rate setting Pending  House Finance Committee  03/25/97 
HB 2724 Requiring businesses selling alcoholic liquor, beer or tobacco products to post signs warning of the penalty for use of false identification Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/25/97 
HB 2725 Establishing a minimum speed of fifty-five miles per hour for driving in the left hand or passing lane on interstate highways Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  03/25/97 
HB 2726 Establishing the misdemeanor offense of unauthorized use of a dumpster or solid waste container and services Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/25/97 
HB 2727 Establishing the Mercer County Governmental Council Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2728 Definitions of barbering, beauty culture, beautician, cosmetology and manicuring Pending  House Government Organization Committee  03/25/97 
HB 2729 Revising the school aid formula Pending  House Education Committee  03/25/97 
HB 2730 Changing procedures in the education and state employees grievance board hearing process Pending  House Education Committee  03/25/97 
HB 2731 Allowing all counties to become eligible for infrastructure fund grants Pending  Senate Finance Committee  04/04/97 
HB 2732 Designating English as the official state language Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/25/97 
HB 2733 Providing immunity from civil damages to employers who disclose information about employees or former employees Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/25/97 
HB 2734 Establishing the academic enhancement and tutorial program Pending  Senate Education Committee  04/07/97 
HB 2735 Clarifying that the division of environmental protection's in-house counsel are exempt from classified service coverage Pending  3rd Reading  04/11/97 
HB 2736 Providing that an enforcement agency may apply for and receive title and registration for an abandoned automobile Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/26/97 
HB 2737 Providing for a mandatory five percent resident vendors' preference in bidding for state contracts Pending  House Government Organization Committee  03/26/97 
HB 2738 Providing for licensing of persons engaged in lead abatement projects Pending  House Government Organization Committee  03/26/97 
HB 2739 Salary and increment increases for professional school personnel Pending  House Education Committee  03/26/97 
HB 2740 Allowing the secretary of the department of health and human resources to designate by rule diseases which are sexually transmitted Pending  3rd Reading  04/11/97 
HB 2741 Relating to restricted administration of medications by unlicensed personnel in certain facilities Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2742 Allowing senior citizens to use telescopic sights on muzzle-loading firearms Pending  House A&N Committee  03/26/97 
HB 2743 Requiring drug testing of county school board employees who work in safety sensitive jobs Pending  House Education Committee  03/26/97 
HB 2744 Promulgation of administrative rules by executive and administrative agencies and making technical corrections to legislative rules Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2745 Establishing the Birth Score Program to detect children at high risk for postneonatal mortality, debilitating conditions and developmental delays Pending  3rd Reading  04/11/97 
HB 2746 Exempting private school and home-schooled students from jobs through education criteria and prohibiting discrimination in college admissions and scholarships or aid Pending  House Education Committee  03/26/97 
HB 2747 Relating to pupil rights in research, experimental programs and testing Pending  House Education Committee  03/26/97 
HB 2748 Reducing the gasoline tax by five cents per gallon Pending  House Finance Committee  03/26/97 
HB 2749 Reducing the sales tax on food from six percent to five percent Pending  House Finance Committee  03/26/97 
HB 2750 Determining the amount of employee and employer contributions to retirement plans selected by the governing boards of higher education Pending  House Pensions and Retirement Committee  03/26/97 
HB 2751 Extending throughout the year state park campsite discounts for disabled persons Pending  House A&N Committee  03/26/97 
HB 2752 Providing additional funding for certain assessors' offices Pending  Senate Finance Committee  04/07/97 
HB 2753 Discretion of the attorney general to attend to the criminal business of the state in any court thereof Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/26/97 
HB 2754 Penalties for passing worthless checks Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/26/97 
HB 2755 Retirement system service credit for certain teachers on educational leave of absence Pending  House Pensions and Retirement Committee  03/26/97 
HB 2756 Updating the state's sex offender registry Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2757 Providing that certain advanced nurse practitioners may serve in lieu of an HMO subscriber's primary care physician Pending  House Banking and Insurance Committee  03/26/97 
HB 2758 Providing attorney fees and court costs for persons who successfully challenge and have an agency rule invalidated and creating a cause of action against the agency Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/26/97 
HB 2759 Addressing the problem of poor indoor air quality in West Virginia schools Pending  House Education Committee  03/26/97 
HB 2760 Creating an office of actuarial services Pending  House Finance Committee  04/01/97 
HB 2761 Removing the requirement that reclamation related liabilities have to exceed the accrued amount in the reclamation fund before the fund tax is collected and removal of the five thousand dollar per acre limit for bonding Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/26/97 
HB 2762 Relating generally to surface coal mining and reclamation Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/26/97 
HB 2763 Prohibiting insurance companies from discriminating on rates charged for drivers under the age of eighteen years Pending  House Banking and Insurance Committee  03/26/97 
HB 2764 Relating to school nurses and school service personnel job descriptions, evaluations and pay increases Pending  House Education Committee  03/26/97 
HB 2765 Authorizing one gaming facility to be located in an historic resort hotel upon approval of county voters Pending  3rd Reading  05/20/97 
HB 2766 Placing the board of respiratory practitioners under sunset review Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2767 Continuing the tourism commission Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2768 Requiring insurers to insure for bodily and personal injury resulting from discrimination or harassment Pending  House Banking and Insurance Committee  03/27/97 
HB 2769 Providing that elected magistrates shall be considered as having met education and training requirements imposed for investigative or security licensure Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  04/07/97 
HB 2770 Relating to insurance notice requirements and cancellation of automobile liability insurance policies Pending  House Banking and Insurance Committee  03/27/97 
HB 2771 Creating a criminal offense for the death of a child caused by neglect Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/27/97 
HB 2772 Requiring probation for persons between the ages of eighteen and twenty-one who commit felony property crimes Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/27/97 
HB 2773 Prohibiting partial-birth abortions unless the mother's life is in jeopardy Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/27/97 
HB 2774 Prohibiting the drawing of disability retirement incomes from more than one state Pending  House Pensions and Retirement Committee  03/27/97 
HB 2775 Reducing the privilege tax on certification of certain motor vehicles Pending  House Finance Committee  03/27/97 
HB 2776 Licensure for hospitals, nursing homes, personal care homes and residential board and care homes Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2777 Eliminating the compensation programs performance council and the position of commissioner of the bureau of employment programs and reinstating the position of commissioner of employment security Pending  House Government Organization Committee  03/27/97 
HB 2778 Making the jobs through education curriculum voluntary Pending  House Education Committee  03/27/97 
HB 2779 Creating a fifty dollar tax credit for each dependent child of a taxpayer Pending  House Finance Committee  03/27/97 
HB 2780 Allowing landowners to paint blaze orange bands around trees to designate their land as posted land on which hunting is prohibited Pending  House A&N Committee  03/27/97 
HB 2781 Changing the crime of obstructing emergency medical service personnel from a misdemeanor to a felony Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/27/97 
HB 2782 Local option election for extending the open firearms hunting season to seven days a week Pending  House A&N Committee  03/27/97 
HB 2783 Providing a doubled fine for shoplifting liquor, beer, wine, tobacco products or nonprescription drugs Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/27/97 
HB 2784 Relating generally to noncoal mineral extraction Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/27/97 
HB 2785 Relating to lighting equipment used by funeral hearses Pending  2nd Reading  04/02/97 
HB 2786 Providing a fee waiver for students in health science and technology academy programs Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2787 Regulating sales and services of energy and nonenergy related products and equipment Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/27/97 
HB 2788 Including school-based health care providers in the definition of primary care physician for children subscribers of HMO's Pending  House Government Organization Committee  03/27/97 
HB 2789 Relating to distribution, labeling and sales of wine in West Virginia Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/27/97 
HB 2790 Providing a uniform filing deadline for all lists, returns and applications filed with county assessors Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/27/97 
HB 2791 Transferring jurisdiction of the cable television advisory board to the public service commission Pending  House Government Organization Committee  03/27/97 
HB 2792 Preventing counties from assessing a fire service fee when a municipality has already enacted such a fee Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  04/07/97 
HB 2793 Changing to five years the statute of limitation of any lien on the conveyance of real estate, trust deeds or mortgages on real estate Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2794 Clarifying that certain estate tax liens are divested Pending  3rd Reading  04/11/97 
HB 2795 Procedural rights of police officers and firemen subject to investigation, interrogation and discipline Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2796 Exempting certain yard waste from landfill prohibition Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/27/97 
HB 2797 Requiring the left lane of certain highways be used for passing only Pending  2nd Reading  04/02/97 
HB 2798 Adding the suspension of driver's license as a penalty for vandalism of public property Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/27/97 
HB 2799 Providing for a law enforcement and sports education stamp Pending  Senate Natural Resources Committee  04/04/97 
HB 2800 Enactment of the southern dairy compact Pending  Senate Agriculture Committee  04/02/97 
HB 2801 Job Opportunity Program and Personal Assistance Services Act Pending  House Government Organization Committee  03/28/97 
HB 2802 Requiring local governments to levy a nonresident reciprocal income tax Pending  House Finance Committee  03/28/97 
HB 2803 Promulgating a legislative rule relating to the prevention and control of particulate air pollution from manufacturing process operations Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/28/97 
HB 2804 Prohibiting public funds from being expended to any association which lobbies Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/28/97 
HB 2805 Increasing the civil jurisdiction of magistrate court from five thousand to ten thousand dollars Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/28/97 
HB 2806 Requiring a nonresident reciprocal income tax Pending  House Finance Committee  03/28/97 
HB 2807 Providing that possession of deadly weapons is a basis for placement of a student with a disability in an alternative education setting Pending  House Education Committee  03/28/97 
HB 2808 Requiring that insurance demolition proceeds be placed in escrow Pending  House Banking and Insurance Committee  03/28/97 
HB 2809 Limiting the liability of forest firefighters Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/28/97 
HB 2810 Increasing compensation of school service personnel Pending  House Education Committee  03/28/97 
HB 2811 Authorizing corporal punishment in grades kindergarten through ninth Pending  House Education Committee  03/28/97 
HB 2812 Providing fire departments first priority for distribution of surplus property Pending  Senate Finance Committee  04/04/97 
HB 2813 Relating to ballots in counties electing more than three county commissioners Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  04/04/97 
HB 2814 Voluntary Small Employer Purchasing Pool Act Pending  House Government Organization Committee  03/28/97 
HB 2815 Relating to school cooks, custodians and secretaries Pending  House Education Committee  03/28/97 
HB 2816 Specifying circumstances under which the county commission must revoke the authority of an appointed fiduciary Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/28/97 
HB 2817 Relating generally to the prevention and treatment of domestic and family violence Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/28/97 
HB 2818 Increasing fees for inspection of amusement rides and attractions Pending  House I&L Committee  03/28/97 
HB 2819 Removing standardized testing for grades K, one and two Pending  House Education Committee  03/28/97 
HB 2820 Special method for valuation of certain computer property Pending  House Finance Committee  03/28/97 
HB 2821 Clarifying purposes of the Underwood-Smith Teacher Scholarship Program Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2822 Civil Justice Reform Act of 1997 Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/28/97 
HB 2823 Special reporting requirements for agencies of state government to disclose anticipated or future expenditures or obligations within thirty days of the end of each fiscal year Pending  House Finance Committee  03/28/97 
HB 2824 Primary offense of operating a motor vehicle without wearing a safety belt Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  03/28/97 
HB 2825 Access to services of commercial solid waste facilities and setting forth considerations in granting a certificate of need Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  04/04/97 
HB 2826 Requiring WVU to construct and maintain a state fire training facility on its property located at Jackson's Mill, Lewis County Pending  House Education Committee  03/28/97 
HB 2827 Golden Rule Financing and Tax Incentives Disclosure Act Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/28/97 
HB 2828 Marshall University authorization to sell certain property and use of net proceeds Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2829 Required reporting of employment for construction projects financed in whole or in part by public funds Pending  House I&L Committee  03/28/97 
HB 2830 Including in the definitions of perjury, subornation of perjury and false swearing the offense of false allegations in divorce or child custody proceedings Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  04/04/97 
HB 2831 Legal services to be provided and available to noncustodial parent Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/28/97 
HB 2832 Personal income tax credit for persons earning low incomes for payment of insurance premiums for liability insurance Pending  House Finance Committee  03/28/97 
HB 2833 Making it a felony for the wrongful taking of timber valued at one thousand dollars or more Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/28/97 
HB 2834 Requiring state board of education procedures provide for adequate security at program facilities Pending  House Education Committee  03/28/97 
HB 2835 Taxation of for-profit subsidiaries or affiliates of a not-for-profit hospital Pending  House Finance Committee  03/28/97 
HB 2836 Licensing of privately accessed streams as commercial fishing preserves Pending  House A&N Committee  03/28/97 
HB 2837 Prevention of certain rates on residential, commercial and industrial consumers of solid waste services Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/28/97 
HB 2838 County board of education hiring practices and qualifications Pending  House Education Committee  03/28/97 
HB 2839 Requiring motor vehicle drivers to yield the right-of-way to funeral processions at intersections Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  03/28/97 
HB 2840 Authorizing an action for the late return of a rented video cassette Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/28/97 
HB 2841 Eliminating landlord liability for delinquent water services accounts of tenants Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/28/97 
HB 2842 Updating securities statutes Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2843 Allowing home schooled students to participate in public school activities Pending  House Education Committee  03/28/97 
HB 2844 Reformation of inspection requirements by the office of miners' health, safety and training Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/28/97 
HB 2845 Permitting persons charged with driving a motor vehicle with defective equipment to have five days to correct the defective equipment Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  03/28/97 
HB 2846 Requirements and procedures needed to receive telecommunications devices for the deaf, hearing impaired or speech impaired Pending  House Government Organization Committee  03/28/97 
HB 2847 Changing a second offense of battery upon a police officer from a misdemeanor to a felony Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2848 Requiring that family law masters serve in the geographic areas where they are assigned Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  04/04/97 
HB 2849 Authorizing a preneed cremation agreement Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  04/07/97 
HB 2850 Requiring one percent of racetrack video lottery income be distributed to any municipality in which a terminal is located Pending  House Finance Committee  03/28/97 
HB 2851 Expanding automobile parking fraud provisions and increasing fines Pending  Senate TRAN Committee  04/04/97 
HB 2852 Extending the exemption from registration fees for certain vehicles Pending  House Finance Committee  03/28/97 
HB 2853 Adding an additional magistrate in Boone County Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/28/97 
HB 2854 Establishing the Little Kanawha River Parkway Authority Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2855 Regulation of quarry mining and reclamation of minerals other than coal Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/28/97 
HB 2856 Prohibiting certain business licensees from selling or serving for consumption on the premises any beer bottled in a glass container Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/28/97 
HB 2857 Requiring background checks on jobs through education mentors Pending  House Education Committee  03/28/97 
HB 2858 Creating the felony offense of murder by abuse or neglect of a child Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/28/97 
HB 2859 Relating to the Technology-Related Assistance Loan Fund for Individuals with Disabilities Act Tabled  3rd Reading  04/09/97 
HB 2860 Requiring students to attend school and maintain a minimum grade point average to avoid a driver's license suspension Pending  House Education Committee  03/28/97 
HB 2861 Providing protection for education classified employees transferred to nonclassified status Pending  House Education Committee  03/28/97 
HB 2862 Requiring a local police agency to pay a percentage of the cost of training a state police academy recruit Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/28/97 
HB 2863 Permitting resident insurance agents to authorize the insurer to imprint a facsimile countersignature Pending  House Banking and Insurance Committee  03/28/97 
HB 2864 Procedures to prevent the filing and prosecution of frivolous lawsuits Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/28/97 
HB 2865 Recodification of the laws of the state pertaining to marriage Pending  RECD  04/12/97 
HB 2866 Procedures relating to faculty senate recommendations and duties of teachers and personnel on days of faculty senate meetings Vetoed  Governor  05/08/97 
HB 2867 Continuing the parks section and functions of the division of natural resources Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2868 Supplemental appropriation to the Division of Culture and History, fairs and festivals Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2869 Supplemental appropriation of federal funds to the Division of Health, Preventive Health Block Grant Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2870 Tax credit for new wood manufacturing operations Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2871 Tax credit for new poultry farming or processing operations Pending  House Finance Committee  03/28/97 
HB 2872 Clarifying that certain pest control operators are not subject to contractor licensure Pending  3rd Reading  04/11/97 
HB 2873 Decriminalizing status offenses for juveniles Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2874 Recruitment and retention efforts for health care providers by the rural health advisory panel and the vice chancellor of health sciences Pending  3rd Reading  04/11/97 
HB 2875 Continuing public defender services Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2876 Continuing the state rail authority Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2877 Continuing the educational broadcasting authority Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2878 Requiring the department of health and human resources to conduct detailed performance audits Pending  House Finance Committee  04/02/97 
HB 2879 Disciplinary actions against licensed contractors Pending  Senate GOVO Committee  04/04/97 
HB 2880 Modifying the definition of direct advertising Pending  Senate Finance Committee  04/04/97 
HB 2881 Changing termination dates for agencies and relating to changes in the sunset law Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2882 Relating generally to gasoline and special fuel excise taxes and exemptions Pending  2nd Reading  04/11/97 
HB 2883 Appraisal of coal reserves Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  04/07/97 
HB 2884 Updating the child support formula Pending  Concurrence  04/12/97 
HB 2885 Early intervention services for children with developmental delays Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2886 Relating to the natural resources commission Vetoed  Governor  05/08/97 
HB 2887 Creating a natural gas contract refund fund Pending  3rd Reading  04/11/97 
HB 2888 Salary of state superintendent of schools Pending  Senate Education Committee  04/07/97 
HB 2889 Overlap of units required by the board of examiners for registered nurses to maintain their licenses and continuing education units required by the state board of education for a nurse to maintain certification as a school nurse Pending  Senate Education Committee  04/07/97 
HB 2890 Creating a diesel equipment commission Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2891 Increasing the amount of borrowing authorized from the consolidated fund by the state building commission for regional jail construction Pending  Concurrence  04/12/97 
HB 2892 Andrew D. Drugan Braille Literacy Rights and Education Act Pending  1st Reading  04/11/97 
HB 2893 Relating to priority of legislative business for members and designated employees of the Legislature Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2894 Requiring mandatory training for police judges Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  04/07/97 
HB 2895 Authorizing the commissioner of corrections to establish policies for the operation of mental health units at correctional facilities Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  04/07/97 
HB 2896 Establishing the water quality management fund Pending  1st Reading  04/04/97 
HB 2897 Supplemental appropriation to the Solid Waste Management Board, landfill assistance Pending  Senate Finance Committee  04/10/97 
HB 2898 Supplemental appropriation to the Human Rights Commission, automated management information system Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2899 Supplemental appropriation to the Division of Health, central office, computer equipment Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2900 Supplemental appropriation to the Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety, Mountaineer Challenge Academy Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2901 Supplemental appropriation of federal funds to the Fire Commission, energy conservation code seminars Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2902 Supplemental appropriation to the Division of Natural Resources, law enforcement Pending  Senate Finance Committee  04/10/97 
HB 2903 Supplemental appropriation to the Division of Criminal Justice and Highway Safety Pending  Senate Finance Committee  04/10/97 
HB 2904 Supplemental appropriation of federal funds to the Division of Criminal Justice and Highway Safety Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2905 Supplemental appropriation to the Department of Agriculture, Moorefield field office furnishings Pending  Senate Finance Committee  04/10/97 
HB 2906 Supplemental appropriation to the Auditor's Office, encoding system and printer replacement Pending  Senate Finance Committee  04/10/97 
HB 2907 Supplemental appropriation to the Division of General Services, capitol complex capital outlay Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2908 Supplemental appropriation to the Educational Broadcasting Authority Pending  Senate Finance Committee  04/10/97 
HB 2909 Supplemental appropriation to the Schools for the Deaf and the Blind, fire and smoke alarm system Pending  Senate Finance Committee  04/10/97 
HB 2910 Supplemental appropriation to the Division of Rehabilitation Services, Technology-Related Assistance Revolving Loan Fund for Individuals with Disabilities Signed  Governor  05/19/97 
HB 2911 Supplemental appropriation to the court of claims Pending  Senate Finance Committee  04/11/97 
HB 2912 Providing that the salary of the director of the railroad maintenance authority may be set by the authority and increasing the salary of the insurance commissioner Pending  Senate Introduction 04/12/97 
HB 2913 Regulation of traditional cheese products Pending  Senate Introduction 04/11/97 
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