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HB 2001 Unlawful use or possession of a firearm in drug trafficking offenses Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2002 Filing of a corporate license tax return to engage in business in West Virginia Pending  House Finance Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2003 Prohibiting persons who feloniously kill another person from obtaining certain property by joint survivorship provisions Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2006 Relating to itemized statements of medicaid assistance or services Pending  House Health and Human Resources Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2007 Changing property tax reappraisals from a three-year cycle to a five-year cycle Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2008 Requiring the signature of the fiduciary commissioner on any waiver of final settlement in estates subject to administration Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2009 Eliminating the blood test and three-day waiting period required for the issuance of a marriage license Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2010 Establishing a driver point reduction program for certain traffic offenses Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2014 Requiring the Division of Personnel to reinstate equity pay increases Pending  House Finance Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2017 Relating to the formula by which the fire casualty insurance premium tax is allocated to municipalities Pending  House Pensions and Retirement Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2024 Collection of workers' compensation premium taxes from defaulting employers Pending  House Finance Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2025 Relating to delinquent payment of workers' compensation premium taxes Pending  House Finance Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2026 Restoring certain workers' compensation death benefits Pending  House Finance Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2030 Residential Property Condition Disclosure Act Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2031 Creating a state police review board Pending  House Government Organization Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2033 Imposing a fine upon a railroad company for violation of public service commission rules Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2034 Full teacher retirement benefits when a member's age plus years of service equals eighty Pending  House Pensions and Retirement Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2035 Discounts for West Virginia residents at state parks and forests Pending  House A&N Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2036 Requiring school attendance and maintenance of satisfactory progress for privilege of operation of a motor vehicle Pending  House Education Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2037 Requiring insurance coverage of reconstructive and cosmetic surgery for injuries received from acts of domestic violence Pending  House Banking and Insurance Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2038 Distribution of awards for damages in wrongful death actions Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
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  01/12/98 
HB 2041 Exempting small hospitals from certificate of need requirements Pending  House Health and Human Resources Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2042 Requiring parental consent before an unemancipated minor may obtain an abortion except in certain instances Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2044 General revision of the West Virginia Medical Practice Act Pending  House Government Organization Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2052 Election of attorney general and secretary of state in nonpresidential election years Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2053 Deduction of contributions for the restoration of the C&O canal and the towpath from adjusted gross income Pending  House Finance Committee  01/12/98 
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  01/12/98 
HB 2055 Prohibiting the sale of perishable products at full retail price after the packer's expiration date Pending  House A&N Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2056 Composition of institutional boards of advisors acting as a presidential search committee Pending  House Education Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2057 Removing the family purpose doctrine provision from motor vehicle liability policies Pending  House Banking and Insurance Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2058 Requiring businesses which use scanners at the checkout counter to post prices on the shelf Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
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  01/12/98 
HB 2062 Prohibiting sale at full retail price of any damaged container or canned goods Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2063 Requiring labeling of dairy products Pending  House A&N Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2064 Establishing a secure residential school for juvenile status offenders Pending  House Education Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2068 Minimum standards for instruction of food service safety and sanitation Pending  House Health and Human Resources Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2069 Civil service for county sheriff's process servers Pending  House Political Subdivisions Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2070 Individualized braille literacy assessment and appropriate educational services resulting therefrom Pending  House Education Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2071 Misdemeanor offense of ticket scalping Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2072 Authorized expenditure by qualified nonprofit tax exempt organizations of certain net proceeds of bingo and raffle operations Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2073 Authorizing the state conservation committee to develop a program of stream maintenance Pending  House Government Organization Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2074 Establishing a division of forms management Pending  House Government Organization Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2075 West Virginia Regulatory Flexibility Act Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
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  01/12/98 
HB 2077 Granting prior service credit to certain county employees for retirement purposes Pending  House Pensions and Retirement Committee  01/12/98 
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  01/12/98 
HB 2079 Exempting hunting clubs from paying a franchise tax when the hunting club does not produce a net income or pay dividends Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
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  01/12/98 
HB 2081 Expanding the definition of child abuse and neglect and admitting hearsay evidence Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2082 Second or subsequent offense of cruelty to animals a felony and providing for mandatory incarceration Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2083 Providing that both creation science and evolution science be taught in public schools on an equal basis Pending  House Education Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2086 Prohibiting political contributions by corporations and providing certain exceptions Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2090 Requiring public employee insurance coverage of inpatient care for mothers and newly born infants Pending  House Health and Human Resources Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2092 Reducing the blood alcohol content for DUI convictions Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
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  01/12/98 
HB 2096 Allowing persons to defend their property with deadly force without being exposed to liability Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2097 Requiring voter approval before taxes or fees can be enacted by a county for county development Pending  House Political Subdivisions Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2099 Permitting the sale of certain motor vehicles on an "as is" basis Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2102 Exempting certain retirement benefits from state personal income taxes Pending  House Finance Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2105 Granting prior service credit in the West Virginia State Police to members of the teachers retirement system Pending  House Pensions and Retirement Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2106 Crediting a deceased teacher's surviving spouse with accumulated sick leave Pending  House Pensions and Retirement Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2107 Charges for setting United States Veterans' Affairs grave markers Pending  House Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2108 Awarding a deputy his or her service revolver upon retirement Pending  House Political Subdivisions Committee  01/12/98 
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  01/12/98 
HB 2110 Ten percent across the board tax reduction for all personal and corporate taxpayers Pending  House Finance Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2111 Providing a reduction in campground rental fees for certain disabled veterans Pending  House Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2116 Requiring insurance coverage of reconstructive surgery following mastectomy surgery Pending  House Banking and Insurance Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2117 Providing for meetings and conference rights for members of municipal police and fire departments Pending  House Political Subdivisions Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2118 Removing the requirement that venue properly lies in Kanawha County in relation to certain controversies involving the state Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2124 Permitting the deduction of home mortgage interest paid for purposes of personal income tax Pending  House Finance Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2125 Extending the open firearms hunting season to seven days a week Pending  House A&N Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2129 Assessment of fees, costs and damages for filing frivolous lawsuits, pleadings and motions Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2131 Requiring advised consent for induced abortions Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2133 Making it a misdemeanor to shoot deer, turkey or bear from a vehicle Pending  House A&N Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2134 Requiring state agencies to provide information for verifying eligibility for public housing programs Pending  House Government Organization Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2135 Confidentiality of juvenile records and removing the prohibition against publishing the names of certain juvenile offenders Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 2138 Primary elections and nominating procedures of third party candidates Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2140 Homestead exemption from debts caused by catastrophic illness Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2141 Providing safeguards for the documentation and investigation procedures of child abuse cases Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
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  01/12/98 
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  01/12/98 
HB 2146 Preventing the recordation of fraudulent deeds and notification by the clerk of the county commission Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2151 Requiring a mandatory ten thousand dollars in medical pay coverage for certain motor vehicle insurance policies Pending  House Banking and Insurance Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2152 State Payment for State Mandates Act Pending  House Government Organization Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2155 Removing the requirement that certain motorcycle operators and passengers wear helmets Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2156 Prohibiting unsupervised furlough or other release for violent or repeat offenders Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2157 Implementing a program requiring certain inmates to work toward their upkeep and offset the cost of their incarceration Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2165 Providing employer immunity from civil liability for information disclosed regarding former law-enforcement employees Pending  CONF  03/14/98 
HB 2168 Updating the controlled substance schedules and adding Carisoprodol to schedule IV Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 2171 Abolishing the Parkways, Economic Development and Tourism Authority and transferring duties Pending  House Government Organization Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2172 Raising the resident vendor's preference percentage and adding "services" to purchasing requirements Pending  House Government Organization Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2173 Repealing certain code sections relating to the Jobs Through Education Act of 1996 Pending  House Education Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2174 Phasing out the sales tax on food over a five-year period Pending  House Finance Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2178 Phasing out all health provider taxes Pending  House Finance Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2179 Validation of foreign marriages Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2180 Prohibiting smoking in taxicabs Pending  House Health and Human Resources Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2181 Making the use of permanent replacements for striking workers an unfair labor practice by certain employers Pending  House I&L Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2182 Allowing magistrates to collect bank service charges for the holder or payee Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
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  01/12/98 
HB 2186 Tax credit for employers who provide child day care services for their employees Pending  House Finance Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2187 Removing the special application fee for special registration plates for certain disabled veterans Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2188 Providing certain retired veterans free passes to high school, college or university sporting events Pending  House Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2197 Providing for a limited privilege for news media professionals and organizations to protect information and sources from disclosure Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2199 Jobs Impact Statement Act Pending  2nd Reading  03/13/98 
HB 2201 Establishing the West Virginia recreation therapy board Pending  House Government Organization Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2207 Entitling nurse practitioners to receive medicaid payments Pending  House Government Organization Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2208 Requiring the reduction of rates of special levies by the levying body in certain instances Pending  House Finance Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2211 Improving the economic condition of women and prohibiting gender discrimination Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2216 Requiring students to maintain a 1.0 minimum grade point average to avoid a driver's license suspension Pending  House Education Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2217 Tax relief for homeowners and renters under sixty-five years of age Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2218 Patient Protection Act Pending  House Government Organization Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2219 Providing a ten percent discount on insurance policies for homes with sprinkler systems Pending  House Banking and Insurance Committee  01/12/98 
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  01/12/98 
HB 2223 Teacher retirement eligibility when age plus years of service equals or exceeds eighty Pending  House Pensions and Retirement Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2225 Establishing three degrees of negligent vehicular homicide Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2227 Allowing class four municipalities to employ radar devices for enforcing speeding laws Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2228 Prior service credit of two years for teachers with employment in another state Pending  House Pensions and Retirement Committee  01/12/98 
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  01/12/98 
HB 2231 Requiring local boards of health to monitor the sanitation of school restrooms Pending  House Health and Human Resources Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2234 Reducing all personal income tax rates by five percent Pending  House Finance Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2240 Removing from a period of parole any credit for good conduct Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2241 Requiring that the drawing of blood be done only by a phlebotomist Pending  House Health and Human Resources Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2242 Uniform Unclaimed Property Act Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2243 Uniform Anatomical Gift Act Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2244 Uniform Premarital Agreement Act Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2245 Uniform Common Interest Ownership Act Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2247 Eliminating violent offenders from that group of criminal defendants and inmates eligible for work release Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2249 Promulgation of legislative rules allowing for facility-wide and multiunit alternate emission control strategies Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2250 Requiring drug and alcohol testing of drivers involved in accidents that result in death Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2252 Requiring executive agencies to report notices of disallowances or potential disallowances of federal funds within sixty days of receipt Vetoed  Governor  04/02/98 
HB 2254 Making owners and lessees of coal liable for workers' compensation taxes when a contract miner defaults on obligations Pending  House Finance Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2255 Allowing professional firefighters to run for office except in the municipality where they work Pending  House Political Subdivisions Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2256 Providing a tax credit for parents or guardians who provide their children with home or private schooling Pending  House Education Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2257 Requiring utilities to charge the lowest rates available to emergency service providers Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2258 Providing an early retirement incentive for eligible public employees Pending  House Pensions and Retirement Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2266 Creating a panel to review proposed legislation and existing law regarding mandated health benefits Pending  House Banking and Insurance Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2270 Allowing municipalities to self-insure together and promulgation of rules by the Commissioner of Insurance Pending  House Political Subdivisions Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2271 Making the state convict road force mandatory Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2273 Relating to testimony of a child witness by use of live, closed-circuit television Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2274 Exempting recycled tires from the prohibition on the sale of prison-made goods Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 2278 Providing disincentives to frivolous or malicious inmate litigation Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
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  01/12/98 
HB 2285 Providing recovery of bank service charges after a warrant is filed in magistrate court Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 2299 Public retirees permitted to authorize monthly deductions to pay retiree association dues Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 2300 Prohibiting health maintenance organizations from placing restrictions on communications between health care providers and patients Pending  House Banking and Insurance Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2301 Misdemeanor offense for the manufacture, possession, use or distribution of jackrocks Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2302 Redefining the requirements for the content of an order for election to increase levies Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2305 Creating an independent Board of Tax and Revenue Appeals Pending  House Finance Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2306 Granting homestead exemption benefits to disabled veterans under the age of sixty-five Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2307 West Virginia Jobs Act Pending  House Government Organization Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2308 Authorizing the establishment of police lines, perimeters and barricades in emergency situations Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2309 Providing the death penalty for first degree murder Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
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  01/12/98 
HB 2382 Equalizing the pay scales of magistrates Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2383 Procedures for special levy elections conducted by local levying bodies Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2384 Benefits for certain substitute teachers Pending  House Education Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2385 Eviction proceedings of persons who commit illegal activities on rented property Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2387 Permitting the recording of ballots on a computer disc Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 2388 Requiring that newborn infants be tested for hearing impairments Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 2392 Standardizing and regulating the screening, training and driver testing for visually challenged persons Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2393 Safety requirements for the sale and storage of fireworks Pending  House I&L Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2394 Requiring certain establishments to post signs warning of the danger of alcohol consumption during pregnancy Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 2395 Increasing the penalties for the sale or gifts of tobacco products to minors Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 2398 Compensation of county board of health members Pending  House Political Subdivisions Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2399 Requiring restaurants to place paper place mats under a customers plate and silverware Pending  House Health and Human Resources Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2401 Requirements for budgeting additional tax on severance, extraction and production of coal Pending  House Finance Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2403 Definition of "exclusivity" under the article relating to certificate of need Pending  House Health and Human Resources Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2409 Faculty status for professional librarians Pending  House Education Committee  01/12/98 
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  01/12/98 
HB 2411 Making it unlawful to create certain loud noises Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2412 Changing the pay period for state employees from twice a month to every two weeks Pending  House Government Organization Committee  01/12/98 
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  01/12/98 
HB 2415 Creating the deputy sheriff's retirement system Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 2416 Reduction of insurance premiums for school bus operators and drivers' education instructors Pending  House Banking and Insurance Committee  01/12/98 
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  01/12/98 
HB 2420 Pay increases for school service personnel Pending  House Education Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2423 Increasing benefits for certain retired state troopers Pending  House Finance Committee  02/26/98 
HB 2430 Permitting plan selection by teachers who are retired because of disabilities Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 2431 Women's Access to Health Care Act Pending  House Banking and Insurance Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2433 Giving teachers credit toward retirement for maternity leave Pending  House Pensions and Retirement Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2434 Authorizing county boards of education to employ school crossing guards Pending  House Education Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2438 Procedures concerning debarment of vendors who contract to supply goods or services to the state Pending  House Finance Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2439 Raising the minimum sentence of a person convicted of a second or subsequent offense of felony Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/26/98 
HB 2443 Providing restitution to crime victims by juvenile offenders or the parents of the offenders Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2445 Cost-of-living increase for certain retired teachers Pending  House Pensions and Retirement Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2448 Creating the misdemeanor offense of "scalping" noncollectible toys Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
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  01/12/98 
HB 2450 Enhanced penalties for crimes against the elderly Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2453 Establishing civil service for the county sheriff's tax staff Pending  House Political Subdivisions Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2456 Freedom of Choice Health Care Act Pending  House Government Organization Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2460 Personal Assistance Services Act Pending  House Government Organization Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2461 Prohibiting the state from paying magistrates to attend law school Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2470 Authorizing the retirement of certain teachers with terminal or psychological illnesses Pending  House Pensions and Retirement Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2472 Allowing governmental agencies and nonprofit organizations to be eligible for licensure to fit and dispense hearing aids Pending  House Health and Human Resources Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2475 Prohibiting the manufacture, distribution or possession of certain controlled or counterfeit substances near a park or housing project Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2478 Seniority rights for multicounty vocational center employees Pending  House Education Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2480 Tanning Facility Act Pending  House Government Organization Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2481 Prohibiting violations of civil rights because of disability or sexual orientation Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2482 Protecting free gas rights from the requirements of plugging abandoned wells with certain exceptions Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2483 Limiting increase of taxation on Class II real property Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2487 Requiring school bus drivers to present complaints to county transportation supervisors rather than magistrates Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2488 Implementing a religious education program in the public schools Pending  House Education Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2489 Establishing tort reform measures Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
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  01/12/98 
HB 2492 Criminal penalty for willful violation of school employee rights Pending  House I&L Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2493 Provisions for appeal by the state in criminal proceedings Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
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  03/09/98 
HB 2503 Providing additional relief for a taxpayer from an erroneous assessment Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2505 Adding "sexual orientation" to the categories covered by the Human Rights Act and the Fair Housing Act Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2506 Establishing a procedure for collective bargaining by public school employees Pending  House Education Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2512 Providing funding for the costs of certain bus operator salaries and fringe benefits Pending  House Education Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2513 Exempting from property taxation certain subdivision streets Pending  House Political Subdivisions Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2517 Seniority rights for autism mentors, paraprofessionals and sign language specialists Pending  House Education Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2518 Establishing mandatory remedial summer school programs Pending  House Education Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2520 Permitting a physical therapist holding a temporary permit to practice under the supervision of a licensed physical therapist Pending  House Health and Human Resources Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2521 Providing an incentive for nurse aides to report to work as scheduled Pending  House I&L Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2523 Making the crime of impersonating a state policeman or deputy sheriff a felony Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2525 Alternating requests or dispatches of tow truck services among all available towing services Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  02/04/98 
HB 2526 Restricting the manner in which the division of motor vehicles can request a reexamination of a licensed operator or chauffeur Pending  Senate TRAN Committee  02/25/98 
HB 2530 Allowing property owners to use a bulldozer to clear the owners' stream beds Pending  House A&N Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2531 Distributing a certain amount of racetrack video lottery income to each municipality in which the terminals are located Pending  House Finance Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2534 Requiring restaurant food handlers to wear protective gloves Pending  House Health and Human Resources Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2536 Requiring poll workers who work outside their voting precinct to vote by absentee ballot Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2537 Prohibiting posting of notification of sobriety checkpoints Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2538 Allowing former members of the state police to receive service credit under the public employees retirement system Pending  Senate Pensions Committee  02/04/98 
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  01/12/98 
HB 2549 Providing for jury sentencing of a person convicted of certain criminal offenses following a jury trial Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2550 Permitting automobile insurance companies to include the amount due and the due date in cancellation notices without rendering such notices void Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 2556 Allowing school service personnel to donate unused leave days to other employees due to an emergency situation Pending  House Education Committee  01/12/98 
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  01/12/98 
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  01/12/98 
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  01/12/98 
HB 2561 Providing that magistrates be elected on a nonpartisan ballot and providing that terms of magistrates be staggered Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2562 Increasing salaries of principals and assistant principals and providing salary reduction procedures Pending  House Education Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2567 Requiring boards of education to give preference to resident vendors and vendors employing state residents Pending  House Political Subdivisions Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2568 Requiring certain health insurance policy language Pending  House Banking and Insurance Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2569 Allowing real estate brokers to hire unlicensed persons to perform certain routine office procedures Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 2570 Removing the privilege tax on vehicles sold to automobile rental businesses and to impose in lieu thereof a daily tax Pending  Senate TRAN Committee  02/19/98 
HB 2578 Establishing an alternative homestead exemption for persons under the age of sixty-five Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2585 Requiring law masters to follow certain time requirements when giving notice extending temporary emergency protective orders Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2586 Increasing the pay for bus operators with fifteen or more years of service Pending  House Education Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2587 Providing a business franchise tax credit for expenditures to upgrade county or state roads Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2591 Making the twenty thousand dollar homestead exemption applicable to every property owner regardless of age or disability Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
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 I&L Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2599 Providing limited protection to health care providers declining to order certain diagnostic procedures and treatment options Pending  House Government Organization Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2604 Telemarketing Regulation and Fraud Prevention Act Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2605 Good Samaritan Food Donation Act Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 2606 Providing a tax credit for new mining operations Pending  House Finance Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2607 Eliminating the requirement that students practice optometry in this state to avoid repaying financial aid Pending  House Government Organization Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2608 Distribution of revenues of video lottery net terminal income to the thoroughbred development fund Pending  Senate Finance Committee  03/10/98 
HB 2611 Relating to seniority and posting of higher education classified job vacancies Pending  House Education Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2612 Allowing a court to order convicts to pay the cost of their imprisonment and food Pending  House Finance Committee  03/03/98 
HB 2613 Making the state convict road force mandatory Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2618 Relating to insurance demolition proceeds Pending  House Banking and Insurance Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2622 Making the larceny of equipment from a fire department a felony Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
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 Finance Committee  03/04/98 
HB 2625 Prohibiting parking in front of wheelchair ramps Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
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  01/12/98 
HB 2627 Allowing a tax credit for new mining operations Pending  House Finance Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2628 Prohibiting stopping, standing or parking along highway right-of-ways Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2630 Penalties for driving a motor vehicle when the privilege to do so has been lawfully suspended or revoked Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2631 Relating to taxes on income, receipts or expenditures for goods or services of horse or dog racing owners, trainers or jockeys Pending  House Finance Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2632 Providing for the sale or donation of unclaimed stolen property Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2634 Incremental salary increase for higher education employees and additional pay for working a shift other than day shift Pending  House Education Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2635 Renaming the state teachers retirement system and the teachers retirement board Pending  Senate Pensions Committee  02/04/98 
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  01/12/98 
HB 2638 Providing funds to transport school children to promote educational and cultural enrichment Pending  House Education Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2643 Amending the Medical Practice Act Pending  House Government Organization Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2644 Imposing a fee on prison and jail inmates for medical services Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2645 Prohibiting the appointment by county commissioners of family members to boards, commissions or other government offices Pending  House Political Subdivisions Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2646 Prohibiting certain elected officials from being situated within fifteen feet of the counting of votes in an election Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
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  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
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  01/12/98 
HB 2650 Limiting the power of counties and municipalities from passing ordinances relating to weapons and ammunition Vetoed  Governor  04/02/98 
HB 2651 Allowing probation officers to carry firearms Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  02/09/98 
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  01/12/98 
HB 2656 Creating the position of certified animal euthanasia technician Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 2661 Requiring secondary notice of nonpayment of insurance premiums before termination Pending  House Banking and Insurance Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2662 Removing the exemption from planning and zoning restrictions for mining and manufacturing activities and uses Pending  House Political Subdivisions Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2664 Authorizing the parkways, economic development and tourism authority to construct industrial sites along its corridor Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2672 Changing purchasing requirements and procedures for the state railroad authority Pending  Senate Finance Committee  03/02/98 
HB 2673 Allowing mental hygiene commissioners to carry concealed weapons Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2675 Reimbursement to counties for costs incurred for incarceration in county or regional jails Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2679 Clarification of increased enrollment funding and granting boards of education authority to select accounting firms to perform annual audits Pending  House Education Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2682 Exempting magistrates from obtaining a concealed weapons permit Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2684 Prohibiting interfering with or verbally abusing a school employee engaged in the discharge of his or her duties Pending  House Education Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2690 Creating a felony for committing a violent crime while wearing body armor Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
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  01/12/98 
HB 2694 Providing for the collection of taxes on real estate sold at a sheriff's sale Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2696 Expiration of certain administrative bodies created by order of the governor Pending  House Government Organization Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2698 Removing the former Spencer State Hospital as a potential site for a private prison facility Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 2699 Creating a tax exemption for voluntary fire, rescue or emergency medical services personnel Pending  House Finance Committee  01/12/98 
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  01/12/98 
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  01/12/98 
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  01/12/98 
HB 2708 Changing the time at which primary elections are held from May to April Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2711 Authorizing authority to assess penalties for violating the safe drinking water act Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2714 Relating generally to the Health Care Cost Review Authority and certificates of need Pending  House Government Organization Committee  01/12/98 
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  01/12/98 
HB 2718 Authorizing county boards of education to perform annual independent audits Pending  Senate Education Committee  01/21/98 
HB 2719 Defining proper methods and rights relative to posting land and providing criminal penalties Pending  House A&N Committee  01/12/98 
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  01/12/98 
HB 2723 Exempting certain counties and medical facilities from certificate of need requirements and mandatory rate setting Pending  House Finance Committee  01/12/98 
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  01/12/98 
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  01/12/98 
HB 2726 Establishing the misdemeanor offense of unauthorized use of a dumpster or solid waste container and services Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 2729 Revising the school aid formula Pending  House Education Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2731 Allowing all counties to become eligible for infrastructure fund grants Pending  House Finance Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2732 Designating English as the official state language Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2735 Clarifying that the division of environmental protection's in-house counsel are exempt from classified service coverage Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 2736 Providing that an enforcement agency may apply for and receive title and registration for an abandoned automobile Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2737 Providing for a mandatory five percent resident vendors' preference in bidding for state contracts Pending  House Government Organization Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2739 Salary and increment increases for professional school personnel Pending  House Education Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2745 Establishing the Birth Score Program to detect children at high risk for postneonatal mortality, debilitating conditions and developmental delays Pending  House Health and Human Resources Committee  01/12/98 
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  01/12/98 
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  01/12/98 
HB 2751 Extending throughout the year state park campsite discounts for disabled persons Pending  House A&N Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2755 Retirement system service credit for certain teachers on educational leave of absence Pending  House Pensions and Retirement Committee  01/12/98 
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  01/12/98 
HB 2759 Addressing the problem of poor indoor air quality in West Virginia schools Pending  House Education Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2760 Creating an office of actuarial services Pending  House Finance Committee  02/13/98 
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  01/12/98 
HB 2763 Prohibiting insurance companies from discriminating on rates charged for drivers under the age of eighteen years Pending  House Banking and Insurance Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2765 Authorizing one gaming facility to be located in an historic resort hotel upon approval of county voters Pending  House Finance Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2772 Requiring probation for persons between the ages of eighteen and twenty-one who commit felony property crimes Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2773 Prohibiting partial-birth abortions unless the mother's life is in jeopardy Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
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  01/12/98 
HB 2778 Making the jobs through education curriculum voluntary Pending  House Education Committee  01/12/98 
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  01/12/98 
HB 2781 Changing the crime of obstructing emergency medical service personnel from a misdemeanor to a felony Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2784 Relating generally to noncoal mineral extraction Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2785 Relating to lighting equipment used by funeral hearses Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
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  01/12/98 
HB 2789 Relating to distribution, labeling and sales of wine in West Virginia Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2791 Transferring jurisdiction of the cable television advisory board to the public service commission Pending  House Government Organization Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2792 Preventing counties from assessing a fire service fee when a municipality has already enacted such a fee Pending  House Political Subdivisions Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2794 Clarifying that certain estate tax liens are divested Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 2797 Requiring the left lane of certain highways be used for passing only Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2798 Adding the suspension of driver's license as a penalty for vandalism of public property Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2800 Enactment of the southern dairy compact Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 2801 Job Opportunity Program and Personal Assistance Services Act Pending  House Government Organization Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2805 Increasing the civil jurisdiction of magistrate court from five thousand to ten thousand dollars Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2806 Requiring a nonresident reciprocal income tax Pending  House Finance Committee  01/12/98 
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  01/12/98 
HB 2808 Requiring that insurance demolition proceeds be placed in escrow Pending  House Banking and Insurance Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2809 Limiting the liability of forest firefighters Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2812 Providing fire departments first priority for distribution of surplus property Pending  Senate Finance Committee  02/19/98 
HB 2813 Relating to ballots in counties electing more than three county commissioners Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2814 Voluntary Small Employer Purchasing Pool Act Pending  House Government Organization Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2817 Relating generally to the prevention and treatment of domestic and family violence Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 2819 Removing standardized testing for grades K, one and two Pending  House Education Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2820 Special method for valuation of certain computer property Pending  House Finance Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2822 Civil Justice Reform Act of 1997 Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
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 Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 2825 Access to services of commercial solid waste facilities and setting forth considerations in granting a certificate of need Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2827 Golden Rule Financing and Tax Incentives Disclosure Act Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2829 Required reporting of employment for construction projects financed in whole or in part by public funds Pending  House I&L Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2831 Legal services to be provided and available to noncustodial parent Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2833 Making it a felony for the wrongful taking of timber valued at one thousand dollars or more Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2835 Taxation of for-profit subsidiaries or affiliates of a not-for-profit hospital Pending  House Finance Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2840 Authorizing an action for the late return of a rented video cassette Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2843 Allowing home schooled students to participate in public school activities Pending  House Education Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2849 Authorizing a preneed cremation agreement Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2851 Expanding automobile parking fraud provisions and increasing fines Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2852 Extending the exemption from registration fees for certain vehicles Pending  House Finance Committee  01/12/98 
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  01/12/98 
HB 2857 Requiring background checks on jobs through education mentors Pending  House Education Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2858 Creating the felony offense of murder by abuse or neglect of a child Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2859 Relating to the Technology-Related Assistance Loan Fund for Individuals with Disabilities Act Pending  House Finance Committee  01/12/98 
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  01/12/98 
HB 2864 Procedures to prevent the filing and prosecution of frivolous lawsuits Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2865 Recodification of the laws of the state pertaining to marriage Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2871 Tax credit for new farming or agricultural processing operations Pending  Senate Agriculture Committee  03/04/98 
HB 2872 Clarifying that certain pest control operators are not subject to contractor licensure Pending  2nd Reading  03/14/98 
HB 2879 Disciplinary actions against licensed contractors Pending  House Government Organization Committee  01/12/98 
HB 2880 Modifying the definition of direct advertising Pending  Senate Finance Committee  01/29/98 
HB 2882 Relating generally to gasoline and special fuel excise taxes and exemptions Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 2895 Authorizing the commissioner of corrections to establish policies for the operation of mental health units at correctional facilities Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 2913 Regulation of traditional cheese products Pending  3rd Reading  03/14/98 
HB 4001 Designating the Friday following Thanksgiving Day a state holiday to be known as "Robert C. Byrd Day" Pending  House Finance Committee  01/14/98 
HB 4002 Allowing the state auditor to deduct salary overpayments from the paychecks of state officials and employees Pending  House Finance Committee  01/14/98 
HB 4003 Establishing a state program for acquisition and maintenance of orphan roads and bridges Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4004 Providing an ad valorem property taxation rate and method for managed timberland Tabled  2nd Reading  03/03/98 
HB 4005 Limiting the liability of authorized forest firefighters Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4006 Construction and maintenance of juvenile detention and correction facilities by the regional jail authority Pending  Senate GOVO Committee  03/04/98 
HB 4007 Relating to the West Virginia corporate headquarters relocation tax credit Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4008 Increasing the criminal penalty for engaging in sexual misconduct with a child Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/14/98 
HB 4009 Removing county road supervisors from positions exempted from coverage under the classified service Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/29/98 
HB 4010 Budget Bill, making appropriations of public money out of the Treasury in accordance with Article VI, Section 51 of the Constitution Tabled  3rd Reading  03/13/98 
HB 4011 Bringing the Sex Offender Registration Act into compliance with federal requirements Pending  House Finance Committee  01/28/98 
HB 4012 Providing for castration of certain sex offenders Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/15/98 
HB 4013 Relating generally to possession of a dangerous weapon Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/15/98 
HB 4014 Prohibiting the use of state funds to cause the death of an individual by assisted suicide, euthanasia or mercy killing Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/15/98 
HB 4015 Prohibiting awards of child support for certain children after they reach the age of eighteen years Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/15/98 
HB 4016 Increasing the number of principal supervisors who may be appointed by the state police superintendent Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4017 Relating to municipal court judges and procedures Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/15/98 
HB 4018 Exempting certain yard waste from the prohibition against yard waste in landfills Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/15/98 
HB 4019 Requiring persons who have judgments against them and their wages to notify the court of any change of job status or employer Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/15/98 
HB 4020 Retiree option of applying a percentage of accrued annual and sick leave to insurance coverage and a percentage to extended service credit Pending  House Finance Committee  01/16/98 
HB 4021 Public access to licensing boards Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4022 Application procedure for creating professional or occupational licensing boards Tabled  2nd Reading  03/04/98 
HB 4023 Licensing of bail bondsmen Pending  House Government Organization Committee  01/16/98 
HB 4024 Establishing the West Virginia Birth Score Program Pending  House Finance Committee  01/23/98 
HB 4025 Special license plate for members of the American Red Cross Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  01/16/98 
HB 4026 Injured Consumers Bill of Legal Rights and Civil Justice Reform Act Pending  House Banking and Insurance Committee  01/19/98 
HB 4027 Relating to Class Q hunting permits Pending  House A&N Committee  01/19/98 
HB 4028 Relating generally to solid waste management Tabled  3rd Reading  02/03/98 
HB 4029 Including chief deputy sheriff within the definition of chief executive of a law-enforcement agency Pending  House Political Subdivisions Committee  01/19/98 
HB 4030 Modifying changes made to the statute of limitations on deeds of trusts Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4031 Requiring the office of county commissioner on ballot labels be listed by magisterial district in certain counties Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4032 Requiring an election to adopt a zoning ordinance proposed by a county commission Pending  House Political Subdivisions Committee  01/20/98 
HB 4033 Proceedings related to child abuse or neglect Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/20/98 
HB 4034 Regulations and licensing for persons engaged in lead abatement projects Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4035 Modifying the law relating to licensing massage therapists Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4036 Authorizing the supreme court of appeals to establish a uniform bail schedule Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/20/98 
HB 4037 Removing the twenty year limitation in determining incremental salary increases for state employees Pending  House Finance Committee  01/20/98 
HB 4038 Making a technical correction in legislation which provides state chartered banks authority and parity with national banks in marketing and sale of insurance and annuities Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4039 Permitting mobile branch banks Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4040 Clarifying certain trust and fiduciary recordkeeping requirements for banks Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4041 Requiring insurance coverage of breast reconstruction following mastectomy surgery Pending  House Banking and Insurance Committee  01/20/98 
HB 4042 Duties of the Fire Marshal Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4043 Changing the definition of emergency services so as to be consistent with federal requirements Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4044 Providing public employees retirement with full pension rights when contributing service equals or exceeds thirty years Pending  House Pensions and Retirement Committee  01/21/98 
HB 4045 Increasing the maximum height a motor vehicle frame is allowed to be from the ground and allowing tires to extend three inches beyond the edge of the fender Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  01/21/98 
HB 4046 Providing a stable method of financing the operation of the Jackson County public library Pending  Senate GOVO Committee  02/02/98 
HB 4047 Establishing a commuter pass for college students who use the turnpike in commuting to school Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  01/21/98 
HB 4048 Providing that the final average salary includes the last month of earnings for the calculation of retirement benefits for public employees Pending  Senate Pensions Committee  03/09/98 
HB 4049 Relating to venue of civil actions Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/21/98 
HB 4050 Regulations and safety standards for body piercing Pending  House Government Organization Committee  01/21/98 
HB 4051 Providing for enrollment in a job search or attainment program sponsored by the job corps as a condition of eligibility to the West Virginia works program Pending  House Government Organization Committee  01/21/98 
HB 4052 Allowing victims or their representatives to attend court proceedings involving certain juveniles Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  02/11/98 
HB 4053 Expanding the protection for landowners who suffer from wildlife damage to include Christmas tree farms and grasslands and requiring deer population control Pending  Senate Natural Resources Committee  02/23/98 
HB 4054 Raising the maximum gross weight limit for farm trucks Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  01/21/98 
HB 4055 Allowing county boards of education, county commissions and municipalities to pay their bills by electronic or wire transfers Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4056 Prohibiting the disclosure of the names of lottery winners Pending  House Finance Committee  01/21/98 
HB 4057 Authorizing the regional jail and correctional facility authority to construct new facilities or renovate existing facilities for the incarceration of juveniles Pending  Senate Finance Committee  03/03/98 
HB 4058 Limiting actions against certain health professionals prescribing or administering controlled substances in the management of intractable pain Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4059 Providing a free lifetime hunting, fishing and trapping license for permanently disabled residents Pending  House A&N Committee  01/22/98 
HB 4060 Modernizing statutory language relating to appellate procedure Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4061 Authorizing specialized motorcycle license plates for veterans Pending  Senate Finance Committee  03/09/98 
HB 4062 Lawful possession of wildlife BL  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4063 Relating to terminating employment of county board of education employees who test positive for illegal drugs Pending  Concurrence  03/14/98 
HB 4064 Relating to disposition of juvenile delinquents and notice of hearing to the state medicaid agency Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/23/98 
HB 4065 Providing that the state board of education is responsible for providing education to juveniles in secure predispositional detention centers Pending  House Finance Committee  03/05/98 
HB 4066 Providing a speed limit, applicable to semitractor trailers, of five miles per hour slower than the existing speed limit on all highways Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  01/23/98 
HB 4067 Prohibiting certain elected officials from being reimbursed for out-of-state travel Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/23/98 
HB 4068 Traumatic Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Fund Act Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4069 Updating the meaning of certain terms used in the Corporation Net Income Tax Act Pending  House Finance Committee  01/23/98 
HB 4070 Updating the meaning of certain terms used in the Personal Income Tax Act Pending  House Finance Committee  01/23/98 
HB 4071 Increasing the amount of awards that victims may receive from the court of claims and modifying certain procedures Pending  Senate Finance Committee  03/04/98 
HB 4072 Providing for jury trials in certain administrative proceedings involving contested cases Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/23/98 
HB 4073 Amending the West Virginia Medical Practice Act Pending  Senate Health and Human Resources Committee  03/09/98 
HB 4074 Eliminating the acquisition of property rights in real estate by adverse possession Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/23/98 
HB 4075 Eliminating per diem charges assessed against counties for the incarceration of county inmates Pending  House Finance Committee  01/23/98 
HB 4076 Increasing the number of years subject to salary increments for teachers Pending  House Education Committee  01/26/98 
HB 4077 Allowing senior citizens aged sixty and over to use telescopic sights on a muzzle-loading firearm for deer hunting Pending  House A&N Committee  01/26/98 
HB 4078 Assessment of a motor vehicle awarded to a spouse in a final divorce order Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  03/05/98 
HB 4079 Allowing members of the public employees retirement system who choose deferred retirement to use personal leave for the payment of insurance premiums Pending  House Pensions and Retirement Committee  01/26/98 
HB 4080 Authorizing dog wardens to issue citations for violations of leash laws Pending  House A&N Committee  02/18/98 
HB 4081 Employment of school cooks, custodians and secretaries Pending  House Education Committee  01/26/98 
HB 4082 Relating generally to physician assistants Pending  House Government Organization Committee  02/05/98 
HB 4083 Authorizing a preneed cremation agreement Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/26/98 
HB 4084 Authorizing teen court programs as an optional proceeding for certain juveniles Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/26/98 
HB 4085 Providing a cost-of-living benefit for certain retired public employees Pending  House Pensions and Retirement Committee  01/26/98 
HB 4086 Prohibiting the operation of all-terrain vehicles on publicly maintained streets or highways Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  01/26/98 
HB 4087 Relating to the teachers' defined contribution retirement system Pending  House Pensions and Retirement Committee  01/26/98 
HB 4088 Payment of unused vacation time, personal leave and sick leave for certain adult probation officers Pending  House Finance Committee  01/26/98 
HB 4089 Permitting hunting on Sunday after twelve noon Pending  House A&N Committee  01/26/98 
HB 4090 Eliminating additional pay for school bus drivers who perform extra duty assignments during regular working hours Pending  House Education Committee  01/26/98 
HB 4091 Relating to division of natural resources rules relating to hunting or fishing violations, seized property and qualifications of conservation officers Pending  House A&N Committee  01/26/98 
HB 4092 Exempting from property taxes property used by fraternities and sororities as residential accommodations Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4093 Creating a new felony offense of disarming or attempting to disarm a law-enforcement officer Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/26/98 
HB 4094 Providing nondiscriminatory treatment of out-of-state banks in acting as county depositories Pending  House Finance Committee  02/05/98 
HB 4095 Modernizing the licensure and regulation of the sale of checks and money orders Pending  House Banking and Insurance Committee  01/26/98 
HB 4096 Permitting the commissioner of banking to require certain criminal background checks Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4097 Providing a cost-of-living allowance to certain retired teachers Pending  House Pensions and Retirement Committee  01/27/98 
HB 4098 Penalties for assault against correctional employees, humane officers, emergency medical technicians and firefighters Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4099 Prohibiting funding for abortions with certain exceptions Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/27/98 
HB 4100 Increasing the penalty for false reports concerning bombs or explosives Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/27/98 
HB 4101 Authorizing state banks to file quarterly reports by electronic transmission Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4102 Relating to the long-term care ombudsman program Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4103 Removing the requirement that muzzle-loading firearms have iron sights only Pending  House A&N Committee  01/28/98 
HB 4104 Making Christmas Eve a state holiday Pending  House Finance Committee  01/28/98 
HB 4105 Crane Operator Certification Act Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4106 Relating to shooting ranges and limitations on nuisance actions Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4107 Increasing from twenty to thirty the allowable years of service used in calculating salary increments for state employees and including employees of higher education governing boards Pending  House Finance Committee  01/28/98 
HB 4108 Relating to clean up and remediation of oil spills on hospital grounds Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/28/98 
HB 4109 Penalties for driving on a suspended license or revoked license Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  03/09/98 
HB 4110 Increasing retirement service credit for teachers who serve as an officer with a statewide teaching association Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4111 Requiring verification of an approved septic or sewage disposal system before connection of public utilities Pending  House Health and Human Resources Committee  01/28/98 
HB 4112 Creating the felony offense of disseminating indecent material to minors Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/28/98 
HB 4113 Making technical changes relating to simulcasting of horse and dog races and pari-mutuel wagering on simulcast races Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4114 Continuing the Women's Commission Signed  Governor  03/05/98 
HB 4115 Continuing the Meat Inspection Division of the Department of Agriculture Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4116 Continuing the Investment Management Board Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4117 State personal income tax exemption for certain members of volunteer fire departments Pending  House Finance Committee  01/29/98 
HB 4118 Amending the West Virginia Guardianship and Conservatorship Act Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4119 Providing a procedure for protecting the safety of convenience food store employees and the community Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4120 Requiring persons transporting compressed gas containers to secure the containers Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4121 Changing the name of the arts and humanities section to the arts section Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4122 Requiring that genuine crash parts used for the repair of motor vehicles be unused genuine crash parts Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/29/98 
HB 4123 Repealing the family law master system Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/29/98 
HB 4124 Election of family law masters Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/29/98 
HB 4125 Reentry into the teachers retirement system for certain employees Pending  House Pensions and Retirement Committee  01/29/98 
HB 4126 Property Tax Limitation Act of 1998 Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/29/98 
HB 4127 Authorizing the New River Parkway Authority to develop a land management system Pending  House Political Subdivisions Committee  01/29/98 
HB 4128 Reorganizing the state's recruitment and retention efforts for health care providers Pending  House Government Organization Committee  01/29/98 
HB 4129 Requiring administrative employees of the state department of education, RESA and county boards of education to substitute teach in certain schools Pending  Senate Education Committee  03/09/98 
HB 4130 Mandating that the West Virginia University and Marshall University football teams play each other annually Pending  House Education Committee  01/29/98 
HB 4131 Requiring state department of education employees receive the same salary as comparable county board of education employees Pending  House Education Committee  01/29/98 
HB 4132 DEP, acid rain provisions and permits Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/30/98 
HB 4133 DEP, dam control Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/30/98 
HB 4134 DEP, certification of gas wells Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/30/98 
HB 4135 DEP, emissions standards for hazardous air pollutants Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/30/98 
HB 4136 Rulemaking, Bureau of Environment Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4137 DEP, hazardous waste management Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/30/98 
HB 4138 Division of Health, drinking water treatment revolving fund Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/30/98 
HB 4139 Insurance commissioner, accident and sickness insurance policies Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/12/98 
HB 4140 DNR, prohibitions when hunting and fishing Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/12/98 
HB 4141 DNR, special boating Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/12/98 
HB 4142 DNR, special fishing Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/12/98 
HB 4143 State Police, modified vehicle inspections Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/05/98 
HB 4144 Rulemaking, Department of Administration Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4145 Agriculture, fish processing Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/12/98 
HB 4146 Agriculture, inspection of meat and poultry Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/12/98 
HB 4147 Board of Architects, rules relating to the board Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/10/98 
HB 4148 Auditor, standards for voluntary payroll deductions Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/19/98 
HB 4149 Auditor, transaction fee and rate structure Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/19/98 
HB 4150 Division of Banking, charges in connection with a consumer credit sale Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/05/98 
HB 4151 Division of Banking, sale of insurance products by state-chartered banks Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/05/98 
HB 4152 Board of examiners in counseling Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/11/98 
HB 4153 Board of dental examiners, professional limited liability companies Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/30/98 
HB 4154 DEP, abandoned wells Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/30/98 
HB 4155 DEP, coalbed methane wells Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/10/98 
HB 4156 DEP, future use and inactive status for oil and gas wells Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/30/98 
HB 4157 DEP, water pollution control Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/30/98 
HB 4158 DEP, oil and gas operations--solid waste Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/30/98 
HB 4159 DEP, control of emissions from municipal solid waste landfills Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/30/98 
HB 4160 DEP, air pollution from hazardous waste facilities Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/30/98 
HB 4161 DEP, surface mining reclamation Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/30/98 
HB 4162 Environmental quality board, groundwater standards Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/30/98 
HB 4163 Fire commission, state building code Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/10/98 
HB 4164 Fire commission, state fire code Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/11/98 
HB 4165 Governor's committee on crime, delinquency and correction, training standards Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/30/98 
HB 4166 Governor's committee on crime, delinquency and correction, law enforcement response to domestic violence Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/30/98 
HB 4167 Division of Health, asbestos abatement licensing Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/13/98 
HB 4168 Division of Health, breast and cervical cancer diagnostic and treatment fund Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/20/98 
HB 4169 Division of Health, clinical laboratory technician licensure Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/18/98 
HB 4170 Division of Health, sewage systems Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/30/98 
HB 4171 Human Rights Commission, definition of employer Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/30/98 
HB 4172 Insurance commissioner, rule relating to AIDS Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/12/98 
HB 4173 Insurance commissioner, group accident and sickness insurance minimum policy coverage standards Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/12/98 
HB 4174 Insurance commissioner, accident and sickness insurance, portability and marketing requirements Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/12/98 
HB 4175 Insurance commissioner, guaranteed issue of individual accident and sickness insurance Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/12/98 
HB 4176 Insurance commissioner, individual accident and sickness insurance minimum standards Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/12/98 
HB 4177 Rulemaking, Department of Tax and Revenue Pending  CONF  03/14/98 
HB 4178 Division of Labor, Occupational Health and Safety Act Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/30/98 
HB 4179 Board of Medicine, licensing, disciplinary and complaint procedures, continuing education and physician assistants Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/13/98 
HB 4180 Board of miner training, education and certification, safety training for surface coal miners Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/05/98 
HB 4181 DMV, suspension, revocation or nonrenewal of driving privileges Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/30/98 
HB 4182 DNR, contracted extraordinary law-enforcement services Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/12/98 
HB 4183 DNR, falconry Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/12/98 
HB 4184 DNR, general hunting Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/12/98 
HB 4185 DNR, special boating rule for Jennings Randolph Lake Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/12/98 
HB 4186 DNR, special migratory bird hunting Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/12/98 
HB 4187 DNR, special waterfowl hunting Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/12/98 
HB 4188 DNR, wild turkeys Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/12/98 
HB 4189 Occupational Therapy, administrative board rules Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/30/98 
HB 4190 Examiners in Optometry, expanded prescriptive authority Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/30/98 
HB 4191 Personnel, administrative rules Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/30/98 
HB 4192 Radiologic technology, continuing education Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/13/98 
HB 4193 Electronic records fees, Secretary of State Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/20/98 
HB 4194 Secretary of State, corporations, other business entity filing Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/20/98 
HB 4195 Social Work Examiners, licensure Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/20/98 
HB 4196 Soil Conservation Committee, regulations Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/30/98 
HB 4197 State Police, administrative rules Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/30/98 
HB 4198 State Police, cadet selection Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/30/98 
HB 4199 State Police, handguns Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/30/98 
HB 4200 Rulemaking, Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4201 State Police, grievance procedure Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/30/98 
HB 4202 Tax Division, charitable raffles Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/20/98 
HB 4203 Tax Division, bingo Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/20/98 
HB 4204 Tax Division, property tax valuation Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/20/98 
HB 4205 Tax Division, oil and natural gas Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/20/98 
HB 4206 Tax Division, coal property Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/26/98 
HB 4207 Tax Division, natural resources property Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/24/98 
HB 4208 Tax Division, wood manufacturing Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/19/98 
HB 4209 Treasurer's Office, imprest funds Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/19/98 
HB 4210 Treasurer's Office, deposit of moneys Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/19/98 
HB 4211 Treasurer's Office, processing payments Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/20/98 
HB 4212 Treasurer's Office, debt capacity Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/20/98 
HB 4213 Treasurer's Office, reporting state debt Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/20/98 
HB 4214 Treasurer's Office, selection of depositories Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/20/98 
HB 4215 Treasurer's Office, selection of depositories, receipt accounts Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/20/98 
HB 4216 DEP, oil and gas wells Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/30/98 
HB 4217 Environmental Quality Board, water quality standards Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/30/98 
HB 4218 Psychologists, fees Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/20/98 
HB 4219 Radiologic technologists, fees Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/20/98 
HB 4220 Providing standard notice requirements for insurance contracts Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4221 Charging inmates for health care and treatment services Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4222 Relating to increasing compensation of school service personnel Pending  House Education Committee  02/02/98 
HB 4223 Removing the requirement of standardized testing of children in kindergarten through grade one Pending  House Education Committee  02/02/98 
HB 4224 Requiring schools to give prior written informed consent to parents before providing school psychiatric or psychological services Pending  House Education Committee  02/02/98 
HB 4225 Relating generally to grandparent visitation Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/02/98 
HB 4226 Increasing the penalty for disorderly conduct Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/02/98 
HB 4227 Incorporating federal tax limitations on maximum compensation taken into account for determining retirement benefits and contributions Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4228 Prohibiting rules intended to reduce greenhouse gas emissions prior to ratification of the United Nations Framework Convention on Global Climate Change Treaty Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4229 Removing Welch Natural Gas Cooperative from PSC rate making and fee imposition authority Pending  House Political Subdivisions Committee  02/02/98 
HB 4230 Including the Legislature and the former departments of corrections and health within coverage of the Occupational Safety and Health Act Pending  House Government Organization Committee  02/02/98 
HB 4231 Implementing universal mandatory solid waste collection service statewide Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/02/98 
HB 4232 Providing a pay raise for members of the state police Pending  House Finance Committee  02/02/98 
HB 4233 Authorizing the division of motor vehicles to issue titles for salvage or reconstructed vehicles Tabled  3rd Reading  02/20/98 
HB 4234 Creating the felony offense of taking the identity of another person for unlawful purposes Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4235 Relating to grandparent visitation rights Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/02/98 
HB 4236 Requiring certain buildings built and maintained with public funds to use at least twenty-five percent steel framing Pending  House Government Organization Committee  02/02/98 
HB 4237 Permitting a person with a suspended license to continue to drive commercially when the suspension is on a motor vehicle used solely for noncommercial purposes Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/12/98 
HB 4238 Claims for compensation of innocent victims of crime Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4239 Relating to the appointment of a sheriff as the administrator of an estate Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/02/98 
HB 4240 Relating generally to cable television service Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  03/09/98 
HB 4241 Increasing the bidding threshold for the board of municipal public works Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4242 Updating West Virginia's public housing law Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/03/98 
HB 4243 Relating generally to parking for handicapped persons Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  02/03/98 
HB 4244 Exempting benefits from military retirement from state personal income tax Pending  House Finance Committee  02/03/98 
HB 4245 Allowing parents, guardians and custodians access to school records of their children Pending  House Education Committee  02/03/98 
HB 4246 Civil service coverage for regional jail and correctional facility authority employees Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/03/98 
HB 4247 Relating generally to driver's license testing and procedures Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  02/03/98 
HB 4248 Bringing state law into compliance with the Federal Fair Housing Amendments Act Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/03/98 
HB 4249 Allowing hunting on Sundays with a special license Pending  House A&N Committee  02/03/98 
HB 4250 Requiring professional firefighters to complete apprenticeship before being eligible for promotion Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4251 Promulgating legislative rules allowing for facility-wide and multiunit alternate emission control strategies Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/03/98 
HB 4252 Providing payment for claims against the state Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4253 Exempting propane gas for off road use from the excise tax on gasoline or special fuel Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4254 Relating to emergency closing of court Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4255 Continuing the State Lottery Commission Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4256 Continuing the Board of Examiners of Land Surveyors Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4257 Continuing the Board of Risk and Insurance Management Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4258 Continuing the Emergency Medical Services Advisory Council Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4259 Relating generally to the regulation of limited benefits insurance policies Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4260 Establishing a special volunteer medical license Pending  Senate GOVO Committee  03/09/98 
HB 4261 Placing limits upon integrated classroom size and providing personnel to assist with integrated instruction Pending  House Education Committee  02/04/98 
HB 4262 Regulation of on-campus parking at state colleges and universities Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/25/98 
HB 4263 Exempting limousines or specialized limousine services from PSC regulation Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/04/98 
HB 4264 Granting magistrate clerks, deputy clerks and assistants the same salary increase granted public employees Pending  House Finance Committee  02/04/98 
HB 4265 Repealing the provider tax on dental services Pending  House Government Organization Committee  02/04/98 
HB 4266 Relating to restructuring the Jail Facilities Standards Commission Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  02/10/98 
HB 4267 Regulation of telemarketing activities for consumer protection Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4268 Allowing school service personnel to recapture previously earned seniority upon reemployment Pending  House Education Committee  02/05/98 
HB 4269 Requiring HMOs, PEIA insurance coverages and group health coverages to provide equal payment coverage for prescription drugs Pending  House Banking and Insurance Committee  02/05/98 
HB 4270 Providing a personal income tax credit for long-term health care insurance premiums Pending  House Banking and Insurance Committee  02/05/98 
HB 4271 Providing a seven and one half percent salary increase for all state employees Pending  House Finance Committee  02/05/98 
HB 4272 Including employees of "911" systems in the civil service system Pending  House Political Subdivisions Committee  02/05/98 
HB 4273 Regulation of pawnbrokers Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/05/98 
HB 4274 Increasing the per diem compensation and expenses of judges of the court of claims Pending  Senate Finance Committee  03/10/98 
HB 4275 Creating the West Virginia transportation oversight committee Pending  House Government Organization Committee  02/05/98 
HB 4276 Permitting retired members of police departments to serve on the board of trustees of the policemen's pension and relief fund Pending  Senate GOVO Committee  02/25/98 
HB 4277 PSC jurisdiction in permitting retail customers to obtain direct access to competitive markets for their power supply Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4278 Standards for instruction and use of braille in education programs for visually impaired students Pending  House Education Committee  02/05/98 
HB 4279 Increasing fees for inspection stickers and exempting from inspection vehicles with fifty thousand miles or less Pending  Senate TRAN Committee  03/05/98 
HB 4280 Allocation of proceeds collected from solid waste assessment fees Pending  House Finance Committee  02/24/98 
HB 4281 Phasing out certain health provider taxes Pending  House Finance Committee  02/05/98 
HB 4282 Imposing a felony penalty for assault and battery upon any correctional employee Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/05/98 
HB 4283 Proposing rules adopting the national association of insurance commissioners' model proposal of annuity evaluation mortality tables Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4284 Creating councils for the delivery of staff development programs for professional education Pending  Senate Education Committee  02/26/98 
HB 4285 Allowing a secured lender to procure insurance covering collateral Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4286 Granting priority to veterans for federal and state employment and training programs Pending  Senate Military Committee  03/06/98 
HB 4287 Procedures and fees for use of yellow flashing warning lights on certain vehicles Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  02/06/98 
HB 4288 Allocation of fees collected for permits of approval to open or reopen underground mines Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4289 Removing spending authority of the director of the office of miners health, safety and training and requiring certain funds be deposited with the state treasurer Pending  House Finance Committee  02/06/98 
HB 4290 Changing the business registration tax and registration period Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4291 Penalties for DUI for persons holding a commercial driver's license and who are convicted of an offense while operating a noncommercial vehicle Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  02/06/98 
HB 4292 Claims against the states and its agencies Pending  House Finance Committee  02/06/98 
HB 4293 Authorizing the use of electronic signatures for certain governmental transactions Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4294 Children's Health Insurance Program Act Pending  House Government Organization Committee  02/06/98 
HB 4295 Relating to grandparent visitation when the parent's parental right is terminated due to a felony conviction Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/06/98 
HB 4296 Allowing individuals from other states to carry a concealed weapon in this state and authorizing reciprocity agreements with other states concerning concealed weapons Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4297 Requiring county and municipal boards of health to adopt resolutions and hold public hearings prior to making rules Pending  House Government Organization Committee  02/06/98 
HB 4298 Giving the state, rather than counties or municipalities, sole responsibility for the regulation of tobacco and tobacco products Pending  House Government Organization Committee  02/06/98 
HB 4299 Creating a children's health insurance program and program board and authorizing the employment of an executive director Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4300 Organizing the state's recruitment and retention efforts for health care providers Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4301 Permitting emergency medical service attendants to choose whether lost time is subtracted from regular pay or annual leave Pending  House I&L Committee  02/09/98 
HB 4302 Relating generally to school service personnel salaries, benefits, seniority, etc. Pending  House Education Committee  02/09/98 
HB 4303 Increasing the minimum amount before an addition to tax may be imposed as a penalty for underestimating individual quarterly tax payments Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4304 Relating generally to school personnel seniority, student-teacher ratio, workers' compensation, etc. Pending  House Education Committee  02/09/98 
HB 4305 Increasing the rate of reimbursement to county boards of education for student transportation costs Pending  House Education Committee  02/09/98 
HB 4306 Implementing certain recommendations of the commission on educational quality and equity Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4307 Allowing county and municipal development authorities to sell, lease or dispose of property by either private treaty or public auction Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4308 Tax credits for companies engaged in new steel manufacturing operations Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4309 Preventing the merger of trusts in which the trustee is also a beneficiary of the trust Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4310 Relating to settlement of a deceased's estate Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4311 Establishing a ninety-day time period for filing an appraisement of a decedent's estate Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4312 Relating to the recording of a memorandum of trust with the clerk of the county commission and specifying requirements Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4313 Enabling a caller to access a live operator at the beginning of a call by a means that is easily understood Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/04/98 
HB 4314 Changing procedures in the education and public employees grievance process Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4315 Allowing the formation of provider sponsored organizations to offer coordinated care plans Pending  House Banking and Insurance Committee  02/09/98 
HB 4316 Requiring dogs to be controlled by leashes while on the grounds of state parks Pending  House A&N Committee  02/09/98 
HB 4317 Retirement benefits for members of police and fire departments upon attaining twenty-five years of service regardless of age Pending  House Pensions and Retirement Committee  02/09/98 
HB 4318 Deleting the requirement that the attorney general have knowledge of and give consent to settlements negotiated by the state board of insurance Pending  House Banking and Insurance Committee  02/09/98 
HB 4319 Providing retirement service credit for certain employees of the West Virginia University extension service Pending  House Pensions and Retirement Committee  02/09/98 
HB 4320 Eliminating the exemption from the Freedom of Information Act for certain material, data and writings concerning economic development Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/10/98 
HB 4321 Requiring medicaid providers to publicly disclose staffing and performance data Pending  House Health and Human Resources Committee  02/10/98 
HB 4322 Allowing certain unemployed, uninsured persons to purchase insurance through PEIA and allowing certain corporate employers to receive coverage Pending  House Banking and Insurance Committee  02/10/98 
HB 4323 Imposing campaign spending limits for political offices and prohibiting persons from naming or referring to candidates in certain advertising without consent Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/10/98 
HB 4324 Election of the entire judiciary on a nonpartisan basis and providing that candidates cannot solicit contributions from lawyers Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/10/98 
HB 4325 Relating generally to the authority of county commissions to adopt ordinances, etc Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/26/98 
HB 4326 Tax credits for companies engaged in new aluminum manufacturing operations Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4327 Tobacco Products Excise Tax Act Pending  House Finance Committee  02/10/98 
HB 4328 Disposition of court costs collected in magistrate courts Pending  Senate Finance Committee  03/10/98 
HB 4329 Raising state minimum pay scale pay grades for school service personnel Pending  House Education Committee  02/10/98 
HB 4330 Repealing section requiring examination of offices of court clerks Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4331 Providing that bonding of deputy sheriffs not be required when liability insurance is in place Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/11/98 
HB 4332 Rewriting the agricultural and forest seed law Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4333 Prohibiting the transportation of unrestrained animals in the back of an open motor vehicle Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  02/11/98 
HB 4334 Extending the time for the Marion County county commission to meet as a levying body for the purpose of extending an additional levy for parks and recreation development Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4335 Requiring the licensing of clinical exercise physiologists Pending  House Government Organization Committee  02/11/98 
HB 4336 Expanding the counties covered by the Route 2 and Interstate 68 Authority and increasing the number of members Pending  House Government Organization Committee  02/19/98 
HB 4337 Expanding the charitable or public service organizations authorized to conduct bingo and raffles and expanding purposes for which proceeds may be expended Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  02/24/98 
HB 4338 Relating generally to standards and certification of accountants Pending  House Government Organization Committee  02/11/98 
HB 4339 Authorizing county commissions to adopt and enforce noise abatement ordinances Pending  House Political Subdivisions Committee  02/11/98 
HB 4340 Changing the percentage allocations of annual license fund income to certain DNR sections and programs Pending  House A&N Committee  02/11/98 
HB 4341 Requiring diagnostic test results be reported to a patient within twenty-four hours of the time the physician receives the results Pending  House Health and Human Resources Committee  02/11/98 
HB 4342 Authorizing municipal law-enforcement officers to transport and present mentally incompetent persons to mental health care facilities Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/11/98 
HB 4343 Creation of the council to oversee expenditures in fine arts Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/11/98 
HB 4344 Creating the economic fairness act and encouraging economic development in counties with high unemployment Pending  House Finance Committee  02/11/98 
HB 4345 Continuing the State Soil Conservation Committee Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4346 Continuing the Commission for the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4347 Continuing the Racing Commission Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4348 Continuing the parks section and the parks functions of the Division of Natural Resources Tabled  3rd Reading  02/17/98 
HB 4349 Continuing the Division of Personnel Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4350 Supplemental appropriation to the Governor's Office, publication of papers and transition expenses Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4351 Supplemental appropriation to the Governor's Office, custodial fund Pending  House Finance Committee  02/12/98 
HB 4352 Supplemental appropriation to the Governor's Office, governor's cabinet on children and families Pending  House Finance Committee  02/12/98 
HB 4353 Supplemental appropriation to the Auditor's Office, payroll system acquisition Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4354 Supplemental appropriation to the Department of Administration, Division of Finance Pending  House Finance Committee  02/12/98 
HB 4355 Supplemental appropriation to the Department of Administration, Division of Purchasing Pending  House Finance Committee  02/12/98 
HB 4356 Supplemental appropriation to the Department of Administration, Division of Purchasing Pending  House Finance Committee  02/12/98 
HB 4357 Supplemental appropriation to the Department of Administration, public defender services Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4358 Supplemental appropriation to the Division of Natural Resources, personal services Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4359 Supplemental appropriation to the Division of Culture and History, unclassified Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4360 Supplemental appropriation to the State Department of Education, increased enrollment Pending  House Finance Committee  02/12/98 
HB 4361 Supplemental appropriation to the Division of Human Services, unclassified Pending  House Finance Committee  02/12/98 
HB 4362 Supplemental appropriation to the Division of Human Services, child welfare system Pending  House Finance Committee  02/12/98 
HB 4363 Supplemental appropriation to the Division of Human Services, early intervention and family support services Pending  House Finance Committee  02/12/98 
HB 4364 Supplemental appropriation to the Division of Human Services, social services Pending  House Finance Committee  02/12/98 
HB 4365 Supplemental appropriation to the Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety, office of the secretary Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4366 Supplemental appropriation to the Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety, Mountaineer Challenge Academy Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4367 Supplemental appropriation to the Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety, Fire Commission Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4368 Supplemental appropriation to the Military Affairs and Public Safety, Division of Corrections Pending  House Finance Committee  02/12/98 
HB 4369 Supplemental appropriation to the Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety, Colin Anderson Correctional Center Pending  House Finance Committee  02/12/98 
HB 4370 Supplemental appropriation to the Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety, payments to counties and regional jails Pending  House Finance Committee  02/12/98 
HB 4371 Supplemental appropriation to the Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety, State Police Pending  House Finance Committee  02/12/98 
HB 4372 Supplemental appropriation to the Department of Tax and Revenue, personal services Pending  House Finance Committee  02/12/98 
HB 4373 Supplemental appropriation to the Department of Tax and Revenue, Tax Division Pending  House Finance Committee  02/12/98 
HB 4374 Supplemental appropriation to the Department of Tax and Revenue, office of hearings and appeals Pending  House Finance Committee  02/12/98 
HB 4375 Supplemental appropriation to the Department of Tax and Revenue, Tax Division, unclassified Pending  House Finance Committee  02/12/98 
HB 4376 Supplemental appropriation to the Department of Tax and Revenue, Year 2000 Compliance Pending  House Finance Committee  02/12/98 
HB 4377 Supplemental appropriation to the Department of Health and Human Resources, drinking water treatment Pending  House Finance Committee  02/12/98 
HB 4378 Supplemental appropriation to the Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety, Division of Juvenile Services Pending  House Finance Committee  02/12/98 
HB 4379 Supplemental appropriation to the Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety, Division of Juvenile Services Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4380 Supplemental appropriation to the Department of Administration, Division of Purchasing, personal services Pending  House Finance Committee  02/12/98 
HB 4381 Supplemental appropriation to the Division of Personnel, human resource information system Pending  House Finance Committee  02/12/98 
HB 4382 Supplemental appropriation to the Division of Human Services, child support enforcement Pending  House Finance Committee  02/12/98 
HB 4383 Supplemental appropriation to the Division of Human Services, child support enforcement access and visitation program Pending  House Finance Committee  02/12/98 
HB 4384 Supplemental appropriation to the Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety, State Police, surplus transfer account Pending  House Finance Committee  02/12/98 
HB 4385 Supplemental appropriation to the Division of Labor, collection of occupational injury and illness data Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4386 Supplemental appropriation to the Division of Human Services, social services Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4387 Supplemental appropriation to the Human Rights Commission, EEOC and HUD programs Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4388 Supplemental appropriation to the State Police, law enforcement improvements Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4389 Supplemental appropriation to the Department of Transportation, West Virginia Regional Transpark Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4390 Supplemental appropriation to the Department of Agriculture, State Soil Conservation Committee Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4391 Supplemental appropriation to the Governor's Office, governor's cabinet on children and families Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4392 Supplemental appropriation to the Governor's Office, commission for national and community service Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4393 Supplemental appropriation to the Department of Health and Human Resources, drinking water treatment Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4394 Supplemental appropriation to the Division of Health, safe drinking water information system Pending  House Finance Committee  02/12/98 
HB 4395 Supplemental appropriation to the Division of Human Services, family and children's tracking system Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4396 Supplemental appropriation to the Development Office, small cities block grant program Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4397 Eliminating the state armory board Pending  House Finance Committee  02/12/98 
HB 4398 Relating to a funding plan for continuing public school construction Pending  House Finance Committee  03/02/98 
HB 4399 Relating to retirement annuities for persons who retired on disability retirement Pending  House Pensions and Retirement Committee  02/12/98 
HB 4400 Preventing the reduction of annuities of certain persons under disability retirement Pending  House Pensions and Retirement Committee  02/12/98 
HB 4401 Establishment of family resource centers in needy counties Pending  House Government Organization Committee  02/12/98 
HB 4402 Managed Care Consumer Protection Act Pending  House Government Organization Committee  02/12/98 
HB 4403 Providing a tax credit to parents or guardians who provide private, primary or secondary education for their children Pending  House Education Committee  02/12/98 
HB 4404 Elder Offense Registration Act Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/12/98 
HB 4405 Exempting special dyed kerosene from the gasoline and special fuel excise tax Pending  House Finance Committee  02/12/98 
HB 4406 Penalties for failure to fully report property for ad valorem taxation and extending the deadline for reporting Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/12/98 
HB 4407 Relating to corporation net income tax and allocation and apportionment of net income of a corporate partner's distributive share Pending  House Finance Committee  02/12/98 
HB 4408 Relating generally to ad valorem property taxes and expanding an existing administrative practice Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/12/98 
HB 4409 Relating to corporation net income tax adjustments and making a technical correction to the allowance for certain governmental obligations secured by residential property Pending  House Finance Committee  02/12/98 
HB 4410 Making technical corrections concerning adjustments to taxable income for foreign source income of corporations Pending  House Finance Committee  02/12/98 
HB 4411 Clarifying the sixty-day filing period for charitable bingo and raffles and making technical corrections Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/12/98 
HB 4412 Including a checkoff box on income tax forms for a contribution to prevent the euthanization of healthy dogs and cats Pending  House Finance Committee  02/12/98 
HB 4413 Clarifying that the advice and consent of county commissions as it relates to the hiring of employees of other elected officials relates only to budgetary considerations Pending  House Political Subdivisions Committee  02/12/98 
HB 4414 Removing the requirement that an applicant for initial mine rescue training be under fifty years of age Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4415 Imposing criminal penalties for certain telephone solicitation practices Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/12/98 
HB 4416 Relating to violations of protective orders as the result of violent criminal acts or stalking Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/12/98 
HB 4417 Including an appendix for an agreement of alternative child support arrangement Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/12/98 
HB 4418 Relating generally to privately-owned shooting preserves Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4419 Providing a county referendum to allow voters to decide the issue of Sunday hunting Pending  House A&N Committee  02/13/98 
HB 4420 Allowing schools to close on days of public mourning for the death of a current or former United States President Pending  House Education Committee  02/13/98 
HB 4421 Requiring the state to purchase electric power from North Branch Power Plant Pending  House Finance Committee  02/13/98 
HB 4422 Raising the state personal income tax exemption Pending  House Finance Committee  02/13/98 
HB 4423 Exempting from taxation antique motor vehicles and motorcycles Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  02/13/98 
HB 4424 Supplemental appropriation to the State Department of Education, computer basic skills Pending  House Finance Committee  02/13/98 
HB 4425 Supplemental appropriation to the Division of Human Services, health care provider tax Pending  House Finance Committee  02/13/98 
HB 4426 Supplemental appropriation to the Division of Miners' Health, Safety and Training, test fees fund Pending  House Finance Committee  02/13/98 
HB 4427 Requiring a vision test for renewal of a driver's license Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  02/13/98 
HB 4428 Eliminating administrative hearings before the Human Rights Commission and placing complaints within the jurisdiction of the circuit courts Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/13/98 
HB 4429 Providing consumer protection regarding assistive devices for disabled persons Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4430 Requiring labor organizations to establish seperate funds for political purposes, etc Pending  House I&L Committee  02/13/98 
HB 4431 Increasing the pay grade for aides employed in kindergarten classes Pending  House Education Committee  02/13/98 
HB 4432 Salary increase for aides employed in certain kindergarten classes Pending  House Education Committee  02/13/98 
HB 4433 Requiring that a dog be vaccinated for rabies prior to registration Pending  House A&N Committee  02/13/98 
HB 4434 Adding first degree murder and obstruction of justice to offenses for which a prosecuting attorney may apply for permission to wiretap Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  03/02/98 
HB 4435 Increasing the pay of supreme court justices, circuit judges, magistrates, magistrate court clerks and assistants in certain counties Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  03/09/98 
HB 4436 Creating a new registration plate for classic motor vehicles and motorcycles and use of such vehicles for general transportation Pending  Senate Finance Committee  03/13/98 
HB 4437 Dedicating certain natural gas tax revenue to the county in which the gas was extracted Pending  House Finance Committee  02/13/98 
HB 4438 Establishing the Reading Excellence Accelerates Deserving Students (READS) summer school program Pending  Senate Education Committee  03/04/98 
HB 4439 Permitting county commissions to purchase liability insurance for nonprofit organizations Pending  Senate GOVO Committee  03/05/98 
HB 4440 Establishing the crime of interfering with or misleading a law-enforcement officer Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  03/02/98 
HB 4441 Limiting the expansion of the state capitol complex in the east end of Charleston Pending  House Finance Committee  02/16/98 
HB 4442 Supplemental appropriation to the Division of Culture and History, Library Commission and the Educational Broadcasting Authority Pending  House Finance Committee  02/16/98 
HB 4443 Modifying the membership and powers of the jobs investment trust board Pending  2nd Reading  03/12/98 
HB 4444 Clarifying and providing technical cleanup of language concerning responsibilities of the state treasurer, etc Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4445 Exempting certain sales by motor vehicle dealers from the consumers sales tax Pending  House Finance Committee  02/16/98 
HB 4446 Supplemental appropriation to the Bureau of Senior Services Pending  House Finance Committee  02/16/98 
HB 4447 Facilitating the procurement and distribution of funds for infrastructure development Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4448 Operation of the enhanced emergency telephone systems serving Cabell and Kanawha counties Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4449 Liability for certain persons who render emergency medical care involving the use of an automatic external defibrillator Pending  2nd Reading  03/13/98 
HB 4450 Payment of jail costs by the state for time served in regional jails Pending  House Finance Committee  02/16/98 
HB 4451 Eliminating several categories of vehicle classes made obsolete by deregulation of the trucking industry, etc Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4452 Providing family law masters access to records and information concerning a child or juvenile Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/16/98 
HB 4453 Certification and registration requirements for business entities, etc Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4454 West Virginia Egg Marketing Law of 1998 Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4455 Requiring funeral directors to notify county clerks of deaths Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/17/98 
HB 4456 Appointment of a special nonresident prosecutor in certain cases against elected or appointed public officials Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/17/98 
HB 4457 Exempting dogs used as guide or support dogs by disabled persons from the head tax on dogs Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4458 Eliminating the twenty year restriction on incremental salary increases for state employees Pending  House Finance Committee  02/17/98 
HB 4459 Relating to participation in elections, campaigns or activities by certain public employees Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/17/98 
HB 4460 Regulation of quarries and reclamation of minerals by the division of environmental protection Tabled  2nd Reading  03/10/98 
HB 4461 Exempting funds in individual retirement accounts from levy and attachment by creditors Pending  Senate Finance Committee  03/04/98 
HB 4462 Changing the composition of the state fire commission Pending  House Government Organization Committee  02/17/98 
HB 4463 Authorization to award damages to landlords for damages caused by evicted tenants Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/17/98 
HB 4464 Adding the definition of cider for wine sales and imposing a liter tax on cider Pending  House Finance Committee  02/18/98 
HB 4465 Monitoring incoming and outgoing mail of inmates in correctional institutions Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/18/98 
HB 4466 Raising the monetary threshold for grand larceny Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/18/98 
HB 4467 Raising the maximum penalty for third degree sexual assault and first degree sexual abuse Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/18/98 
HB 4468 Changing the name or adding to the list of correctional institutions under the control of the commissioner of the division of corrections Tabled  2nd Reading  03/05/98 
HB 4469 Prohibiting the recognition of same sex marriages from other states or territories Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/18/98 
HB 4470 Eliminating landlord liability for delinquent accounts of tenants for water services Pending  House Political Subdivisions Committee  02/18/98 
HB 4471 Permitting certain acute care hospitals to convert acute care beds to skilled nursing beds Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4472 Relating to the wildlife endowment fund and creating the Ohio River management fund advisory board Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4473 Allowing members of public bodies to participate in a meeting by video-teleconference when a medical condition prevents the member from attending Vetoed  Governor  04/02/98 
HB 4474 Increasing the amount of money that can be borrowed from the revenue shortfall reserve fund Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4475 Transferring certain jurisdiction and employees from the department of transportation to the public service commission Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  02/18/98 
HB 4476 Allowing household employers to file payroll tax forms with payments due on an annual basis to coincide with payment of personal income tax Pending  House Finance Committee  02/18/98 
HB 4477 Allowing certain beer and liquor advertisements on the exterior of private clubs and beer establishments Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/18/98 
HB 4478 Providing a procedure when there is a proposed settlement for the policy limits to the underinsured motorist carrier Pending  House Banking and Insurance Committee  02/18/98 
HB 4479 Relating to reporting motor vehicle accidents to law-enforcement officials Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  02/18/98 
HB 4480 Creating a legislative oversight commission on public employees insurance accountability Pending  House Finance Committee  02/18/98 
HB 4481 Deleting the requirement that the PEIA finance board develop an annual financial plan to meet financial requirements, etc Pending  House Finance Committee  02/18/98 
HB 4482 Imposing special excise taxes on smokeless tobacco products and dedicating proceeds to the Children's Health Insurance Program Pending  House Finance Committee  02/19/98 
HB 4483 Allowing the secretary of the department of health and human resources to designate by rule the diseases which are sexually transmitted, etc Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4484 Providing that an employee has the right to decline to work more than forty hours in a workweek Pending  House I&L Committee  02/19/98 
HB 4485 Requiring insurance coverage for the treatment of serious mental illness Pending  House Banking and Insurance Committee  02/19/98 
HB 4486 Requiring animal owners to post bonds for costs when an animal is seized as abandoned, neglected or cruelly treated Pending  House A&N Committee  02/19/98 
HB 4487 Granting waivers to sparsely populated counties for relief from the ratio limitations on state funding of professional educators Pending  House Education Committee  02/19/98 
HB 4488 Creating a new class of schools called private postsecondary education institutions Pending  House Education Committee  02/19/98 
HB 4489 Initiating a procedure for initiative and referendum Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/19/98 
HB 4490 Exempting certain nonprofit organizations from motor vehicle title and registration taxes Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  02/19/98 
HB 4491 Providing a pay increase for classified state employees for three consecutive years Pending  House Finance Committee  02/19/98 
HB 4492 Establishing a rebuttable presumption of responsibility for any damage resulting from blasting Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/19/98 
HB 4493 Increasing the annual leave carryover for state employees Pending  House Government Organization Committee  02/19/98 
HB 4494 Increasing salary of school service personnel Pending  House Education Committee  02/19/98 
HB 4495 Increasing the salaries of teachers Pending  House Education Committee  02/19/98 
HB 4496 Ensuring good indoor air quality in schools Pending  House Education Committee  02/19/98 
HB 4497 Exempting from civil liability drivers who transport intoxicated persons Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  03/09/98 
HB 4498 Creating separate criminal offenses involving the scene of an accident that resulted in the death or injury of any person Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/19/98 
HB 4499 Setting forth factors to be considered by courts in determining child custody in divorces Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/19/98 
HB 4500 Making it unlawful to hunt while under the influence of alcohol, controlled substances or drugs Pending  CONF  03/14/98 
HB 4501 Removing the requirement that a resident hunter, trapper or fisherman sixty-five years or older carry a division identification card Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4502 Definition of "bag limit" and "game fish" Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4503 Authorizing treating physicians to determine bona fide medical emergencies for HIV-related testing for medical diagnostic purposes Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4504 Regulation of preneed crematory company contracts Pending  Senate GOVO Committee  03/06/98 
HB 4505 Amending provisions relating to the award and distribution of grant moneys from the school building authority Pending  House Education Committee  02/20/98 
HB 4506 Permitting certain state employees to earn merit pay raises Pending  House Finance Committee  02/20/98 
HB 4507 Reform of the procedures for obtaining administrative and judicial review of property tax assessments Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/20/98 
HB 4508 Regional Water and Wastewater Authority Act Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4509 Requiring water companies to provide water for emergency flow testing and to maintain fire hydrants at no cost to the consumer or fire department Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/20/98 
HB 4510 Requiring the installation of fire hydrants in all upgrades and new installations of water mains Pending  Senate Finance Committee  03/12/98 
HB 4511 Public Employment Relations Act Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/20/98 
HB 4512 Requiring the television broadcasting of certain county commission meetings Pending  House Political Subdivisions Committee  02/20/98 
HB 4513 Creating the consumer protection enforcement fund Pending  Senate Finance Committee  03/10/98 
HB 4514 Requiring the commissioner of labor to base the determination of prevailing wage rates on certain statistics and providing county commissions authority to review the determination Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/20/98 
HB 4515 Giving deputy sheriffs who are required to work during holidays the same coverage as is authorized for municipal police officers, firefighters and correctional officers Pending  House Finance Committee  02/26/98 
HB 4516 Eliminating the consumer sales tax on food by a six-year phaseout Pending  House Finance Committee  02/20/98 
HB 4517 Restoring the authority of the public energy authority to initiate, acquire, construct, finance or issue bonds for electric power projects and transmission facilities Tabled  2nd Reading  03/12/98 
HB 4518 Implementing findings and recommendations regarding imposition of municipal business and occupation taxes on health maintenance organizations Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4519 Relating to uninsured and underinsured motorist insurance coverage Pending  House Banking and Insurance Committee  02/23/98 
HB 4520 Permitting movement of policies between companies within the same insurance group Pending  House Banking and Insurance Committee  02/23/98 
HB 4521 Requiring boards of education to employ two substitute bus operators for curriculum related field trips Pending  House Education Committee  02/23/98 
HB 4522 Exempting state teachers and military retirement incomes from state income tax Pending  House Pensions and Retirement Committee  02/23/98 
HB 4523 Providing additional compensation for school employees required to attend certain activities on nonschool days Pending  House Education Committee  02/23/98 
HB 4524 Allowing volunteer fire department members a one thousand dollar exemption from gross income for state income tax purposes Pending  House Finance Committee  02/23/98 
HB 4525 Eliminating by a three-year phaseout the consumers sales tax on food and food products Pending  House Finance Committee  02/23/98 
HB 4526 Clarifying when the time begins to run following the suspension of a driver's license for driving under the influence Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/23/98 
HB 4527 Providing that all persons affected by a minor boundary adjustment have a voice in the annexation Pending  House Political Subdivisions Committee  02/23/98 
HB 4528 Requiring the custodial parent in a domestic relations case to account for the expenditure of child support received Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/23/98 
HB 4529 Requiring notice from creditors to cosignors of failure of consumer to make scheduled payments Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4530 Establishing parent education classes for parents involved in certain actions Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4531 Defining when municipalities may lower the twenty-five mile per hour speed limit in residential areas Tabled  3rd Reading  03/10/98 
HB 4532 Waiving the prohibition against establishment of a salvage yard in proximity to a residential community by petition and countywide referendum Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/24/98 
HB 4533 Allowing county road supervisors to run for and hold political office Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  02/24/98 
HB 4534 Establishing "Operation Native Talent" for West Virginians seeking employment and job opportunities Pending  Senate Finance Committee  03/11/98 
HB 4535 Permitting certain public offices to satisfy financial examination requirements by having a review rather than an audit Vetoed  Governor  04/08/98 
HB 4536 Establishing a pilot project to permit Sunday hunting Pending  House A&N Committee  02/24/98 
HB 4537 Allowing public employees retirement system members to purchase prior credited service and clarifying service credit for certain legislative employees Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4538 Providing supplemental benefits for teachers who retired prior to July 1, 1988 Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4539 Eliminating the consumers sales tax on food Pending  House Finance Committee  02/24/98 
HB 4540 Prohibiting the intermingling of campaign contributions Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/24/98 
HB 4541 Prohibiting the practice of baiting wildlife for hunting purposes Pending  House A&N Committee  02/24/98 
HB 4542 Increasing retirement benefits for public employees Pending  House Pensions and Retirement Committee  02/24/98 
HB 4543 Expanding venue for certain lawsuits involving state officials Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  03/05/98 
HB 4544 Relating to funding and projects of the infrastructure and jobs development council Pending  House Finance Committee  02/24/98 
HB 4545 Relating to revisions to the Human Rights Act Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4546 Continuing authority of the commissioner of the bureau of employment programs to administer the workers' compensation program Pending  Senate GOVO Committee  03/02/98 
HB 4547 Changing the experience increment for classified employees from thirty-six dollars to fifty dollars Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4548 Exempting the Legislature from any fees associated with the use or nonuse of the state purchasing card program Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4549 Allocating gasoline and special fuel excise taxes to the division of natural resources for use in maintaining highway safety Pending  House Finance Committee  02/24/98 
HB 4550 Requiring certain operators of motorboats to obtain a certificate of boating safety education training and raising registration fees of motorboats Tabled  2nd Reading  03/10/98 
HB 4551 Changing the qualifications for licensing and registration of foresters Pending  House Government Organization Committee  02/25/98 
HB 4552 Exempting certain natural gas and oil production from severance taxes Pending  House Finance Committee  02/25/98 
HB 4553 Creation and regulation of prepaid limited health service organizations Pending  Senate Banking and Insurance Committee  03/06/98 
HB 4554 Establishing the boundary line between Jefferson County, West Virginia, and Loudoun County, Virginia Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4555 Providing for the deferring of tax implementation and collections for both personal and real property for new businesses Pending  House Finance Committee  02/25/98 
HB 4556 Relating to judicial review of juvenile proceedings Tabled  3rd Reading  03/10/98 
HB 4557 Clarifying language relating to funds to be used to implement provisions relating to the child placement alternatives corporation Pending  House Finance Committee  02/25/98 
HB 4558 Relating to transferring responsibility for the Kanawha Home for Children to the division of juvenile services Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4559 Relating to consent to medical treatment of any juvenile in the custody of the division of juvenile services Tabled  3rd Reading  03/10/98 
HB 4560 Including facilities that provide care for unwed mothers and their children in the definition of "child welfare agency" and responsibility for the infant of an unmarried child, etc. Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4561 Relating to juvenile proceedings generally Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/25/98 
HB 4562 Covenant Marriage Act Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/25/98 
HB 4563 Authorizing the sale of the property known as the former Thomas Jefferson Junior High School Pending  House Finance Committee  03/06/98 
HB 4564 Recreating the coal and energy research bureau Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4565 Transfer of service credit to the public employees retirement system from the teachers' defined contribution retirement system Pending  House Pensions and Retirement Committee  02/25/98 
HB 4566 Providing authority to revoke eligibility for medicaid benefits for misuse of benefits Pending  House Government Organization Committee  02/25/98 
HB 4567 Definition of state medicaid agency and continuing and defining the purpose of the advisory council for the medicaid services fund Pending  House Government Organization Committee  02/25/98 
HB 4568 Limiting the hours of operation and prohibiting the possession of deadly weapons in private liquor clubs Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/25/98 
HB 4569 Clarifying that only property which was acquired for use as a highway be offered to abutting landowners prior to sale Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  02/25/98 
HB 4570 Requiring written consent of a municipality before a property owner can restrict access to utility lines Pending  House Political Subdivisions Committee  02/25/98 
HB 4571 Requirements of nonresidents severing West Virginia timber and requiring certain recordkeeping by purchasers of timber, logs or wood products Pending  House Finance Committee  02/25/98 
HB 4572 Clarifying legislative intent as to qualification of managed timberland and effect of certification Pending  House Finance Committee  02/25/98 
HB 4573 Requiring the tax commissioner to develop a simple or short form for the payment of timber severance tax Pending  House Finance Committee  02/25/98 
HB 4574 Relating generally to oil and gas conservation commission Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4575 Requiring the department of health and human resources to obtain and compile management information and to conduct performance audits Pending  Senate Health and Human Resources Committee  03/03/98 
HB 4576 Continuing the office of judges of the workers' compensation system Pending  Senate GOVO Committee  03/06/98 
HB 4577 Requiring preneed cemetery contracts to itemize charges on contracts Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/26/98 
HB 4578 Establishing a market-based air emission banking and trading program Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4579 Transferring county solid waste authorities to regional councils Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/26/98 
HB 4580 Making the commission of a felony or misdemeanor with the use of a motor vehicle and firearm a seperate criminal offense Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/26/98 
HB 4581 Prohibiting block scheduling at middle schools, junior high schools and high schools Pending  House Education Committee  02/26/98 
HB 4582 Creating the institute for increased postsecondary education participation Pending  House Education Committee  02/26/98 
HB 4583 Industrial Park Shell Building and Jobs Act Pending  House Finance Committee  02/26/98 
HB 4584 Providing a supplemental benefit every three years to annuitants of the public employees retirement system Pending  House Pensions and Retirement Committee  02/26/98 
HB 4585 Permitting new motor vehicle dealers to issue with new motor vehicles state inspection stickers valid for three years or fifty thousand miles Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  02/26/98 
HB 4586 Relating to special charges for municipal services and specifying fee limitations Pending  House Finance Committee  02/26/98 
HB 4587 Creating a new article relating to patient protection Pending  House Government Organization Committee  02/26/98 
HB 4588 Ron Yost Personal Assistance Services Act Pending  House Finance Committee  03/04/98 
HB 4589 Changing the percentage requirements needed from sixty percent to a simple majority for county commissions to undertake certain projects Pending  House Political Subdivisions Committee  02/26/98 
HB 4590 Exempting construction performed on behalf of educational authorities from prevailing wage laws Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/26/98 
HB 4591 Modernizing the licensure and regulation of the sale and issuance of checks and money orders Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4592 Negligent homicide while boating Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4593 Certain advanced nurse practitioners entitled to receive medicaid payments Pending  House Banking and Insurance Committee  02/27/98 
HB 4594 Voiding provisions for development of an electronic portfolio by the State Board of Education Pending  RECD  03/13/98 
HB 4595 Creating an emergency medical services licensure fund Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4596 Appointment of a special prosecutor from the West Virginia Prosecuting Attorneys' Institute Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/27/98 
HB 4597 Revision and clarification of the open governmental proceedings law Pending  Senate GOVO Committee  03/05/98 
HB 4598 Small Tourism Business Development Act Pending  House Finance Committee  02/27/98 
HB 4599 Appointment of milk inspectors Pending  House A&N Committee  02/27/98 
HB 4600 Limited insurance license for private passenger vehicle rental companies Pending  House Banking and Insurance Committee  02/27/98 
HB 4601 Revision of the statutes governing the practice of chiropractic Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4602 Equalizing magistrate salaries with the salary of the clerk of the circuit court Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/27/98 
HB 4603 Sentencing alternative for violations of the ban on tobacco products for students over the age of eighteen years Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/27/98 
HB 4604 Requiring mental hygiene commissioners to receive annually one week of training relative to mental illness Pending  House Finance Committee  03/03/98 
HB 4605 Certain fees for osteopaths to be set by the Board of Osteopathy Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4606 Providing that a photocopy of a lost, but not revoked, will or codicil shall be valid when properly verified Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/27/98 
HB 4607 Increasing the rate of pay for nonteaching support personnel employed by the Division of Rehabilitative Services Pending  House Education Committee  02/27/98 
HB 4608 Changing the time limitation to acquire property by adverse possession Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/27/98 
HB 4609 Establishment of pilot supervised visitation programs by the Department of Health and Human Resources Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/27/98 
HB 4610 West Virginia Family Education Rights and Privacy Act Pending  House Education Committee  02/27/98 
HB 4611 Increasing the multiplier and providing supplemental benefits for certain annuitants under PERS Pending  House Pensions and Retirement Committee  02/27/98 
HB 4612 Exempting military retirement income from taxation Pending  House Pensions and Retirement Committee  02/27/98 
HB 4613 Changing definitions for residential board and care homes Pending  House Health and Human Resources Committee  02/27/98 
HB 4614 Clearly delineating liability of subcontractors for the payment of wages and benefits Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/27/98 
HB 4615 West Virginia Small Business Tax Credit Act Pending  House Finance Committee  02/27/98 
HB 4616 State Capitol Complex boundary limits Pending  House Government Organization Committee  02/27/98 
HB 4617 Incremental decrease in the tax assessed on dental and physicians' services Pending  House Finance Committee  02/27/98 
HB 4618 Board of Examiners in Counseling permitted to establish fee schedule by legislative rule Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4619 Small business investment and jobs expansion tax credit Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4620 Tax exemption for real estate transfers between grandparent and grandchild and exempting conversions to limited liability companies from corporations, partnerships, limited partnerships or trusts Pending  Senate Finance Committee  03/06/98 
HB 4621 Directing the Secretary of State to propose legislative rules regarding the provision upon request of ballots in Braille for use by blind persons Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/27/98 
HB 4622 Authorizing county commissions to enact ordinances against disturbance of the peace Tabled  2nd Reading  03/10/98 
HB 4623 Continuation of tax credit for qualified historic rehabilitated buildings investment Pending  House Finance Committee  02/27/98 
HB 4624 Exempting renovations made on historic buildings from the State Building Code Pending  Senate GOVO Committee  03/09/98 
HB 4625 Providing a definition of electronic data processing for sales tax purposes and making certain technical corrections Pending  Concurrence  03/14/98 
HB 4626 Bringing state law into conformity with the federal Safe Water Act Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4627 Raising the bond requirement for operators of oil and gas wells Pending  House Finance Committee  03/02/98 
HB 4628 Eliminating exclusion of federal alimony deduction from West Virginia source income for nonresidents Pending  Senate Finance Committee  03/04/98 
HB 4629 Authorizing the Tax Commissioner to implement electronic funds transfer procedures for payment of taxes Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4630 Implementing the U. S. Corps of Engineers permit system for water quality Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/27/98 
HB 4631 Authorizing the Commissioner of Highways to increase gross weight limitations on certain roads in the City of Weirton Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4632 Creation of an additional permitted job classification of video lottery floor attendant Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4633 Dedicating tax proceeds from fuel tax on barges and other commercial watercraft to the West Virginia Public Port Authority Pending  House Finance Committee  02/27/98 
HB 4634 Requiring spousal consent for election of straight life annuity under any retirement system administered by the Consolidated Public Retirement Board Vetoed  Governor  04/09/98 
HB 4635 Graduated elimination of the sales tax on food Pending  House Finance Committee  02/27/98 
HB 4636 Designating one racing day at horse and dog racetracks as "state college and university day" Pending  House Finance Committee  02/27/98 
HB 4637 Imposing a mandatory life sentence without probation or parole for conviction on death caused by arson-related crime Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/27/98 
HB 4638 Limiting bank ATM transaction fees Pending  House Banking and Insurance Committee  02/27/98 
HB 4639 Clarifying changes relating to court approval of the compromise of actions involving infants and insane persons Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/27/98 
HB 4640 Establishing a statute of limitations for commencement of civil and criminal enforcement proceeding under environmental statutes Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/27/98 
HB 4641 Clarifying provisions of Solicitations of Charitable Funds Act Pending  House Finance Committee  03/03/98 
HB 4642 Relating to the leasing of space by the regional jail correctional facility authority to the division of corrections Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/27/98 
HB 4643 Prison Industries Act of 1998 Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/27/98 
HB 4644 Removing requirement that a public convenience and necessity must exist to operate buses, taxis or limousine services Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/27/98 
HB 4645 Creating rights of way or easements for the production or distribution of natural gas Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/27/98 
HB 4646 Giving independent insurance agents rights and protection with regard to termination and cancellation of contracts Pending  Senate Banking and Insurance Committee  03/06/98 
HB 4647 Prohibiting all terrain vehicles on highways unless they are licensed Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  02/27/98 
HB 4648 Relating to the definition of gross income when determining child support obligations Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/27/98 
HB 4649 Criteria for issuance of a motor vehicle dealer license and use of dealer plates Pending  Senate Finance Committee  03/13/98 
HB 4650 Removing the physical contact requirement under the uninsured motorist statute Pending  House Banking and Insurance Committee  02/27/98 
HB 4651 Removing the authority of the child advocate to collect alimony payment Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/27/98 
HB 4652 Permitting the sealing of criminal records relating to drug offenses Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/27/98 
HB 4653 Wild Game Breeders and Dealers Licensing Act Pending  House A&N Committee  02/27/98 
HB 4654 Conforming West Virginia's child support enforcement legislation to federal requirements Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/27/98 
HB 4655 Prohibiting public funds from being expended to any organization which lobbies Pending  House Political Subdivisions Committee  02/27/98 
HB 4656 Notification to adjacent landowners of land surveys Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/27/98 
HB 4657 Relating to the posting of land for notice against trespass or unauthorized hunting, trapping or fishing Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/27/98 
HB 4658 Salary increase for sanitarian employees Pending  House Health and Human Resources Committee  02/27/98 
HB 4659 Relating to restrictive driver's licenses for persons with certain vision problems Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  02/27/98 
HB 4660 Creating the offense of car jacking Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/27/98 
HB 4661 Pecuniary interest of school officers and teachers in contracts Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/27/98 
HB 4662 Establishing uniform automobile insurance premium rates Pending  House Banking and Insurance Committee  02/27/98 
HB 4663 Providing that zoning authorities may permit transferable development rights to be transferred between parties Pending  House Political Subdivisions Committee  02/27/98 
HB 4664 Awarding service revolver to special conservation officers upon retirement Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4665 Bimonthly deductions for PEIA insurance and negotiation of fees with health care provider groups Pending  House Finance Committee  02/27/98 
HB 4666 Removing liability of landowner for injuries to persons hunting, trapping or fishing on the landowner's land Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/27/98 
HB 4667 Establishing a pilot program to develop proper social and behavioral skills in certain students Pending  House Education Committee  02/27/98 
HB 4668 Unlawful actions by athlete agents Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/27/98 
HB 4669 Relating to retail liquor licenses Pending  House Government Organization Committee  02/27/98 
HB 4670 Insurance discounts on certain policies based on volunteer fire department fees Pending  House Banking and Insurance Committee  02/27/98 
HB 4671 Tax credits for companies engaged in new consumer-ready textile manufacturing Pending  House Finance Committee  02/27/98 
HB 4672 Enacting a patient protection act Pending  House Banking and Insurance Committee  02/27/98 
HB 4673 Relating to additional drivers on automobile insurance policies Pending  House Banking and Insurance Committee  02/27/98 
HB 4674 Keeping motor vehicle license suspensions and revocations for two years only Pending  House Roads and Transportation Committee  02/27/98 
HB 4675 Compensation for loss or damage caused by wildlife Pending  House A&N Committee  02/27/98 
HB 4676 Joint and several liability for workers' compensation premium tax Pending  House Finance Committee  02/27/98 
HB 4677 Establishing that certain state environmental requirements be no more stringent than federal requirements Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/27/98 
HB 4678 Tax credit for employers who provide child day care or private preschool services Pending  House Finance Committee  02/27/98 
HB 4679 Phasing out health care provider taxes within three years Pending  House Finance Committee  02/27/98 
HB 4680 The Cost of Doing Illegal Drug Business in West Virginia Act Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/27/98 
HB 4681 Penalties for fraudulent use of another person's telephone, telephone number or account Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/27/98 
HB 4682 Relating to classified higher education employees who are involuntarily transferred to a position in nonclassified status Pending  House Education Committee  02/27/98 
HB 4683 Creating the Safe Road Bond Trust Fund Pending  House Finance Committee  02/27/98 
HB 4684 Public Defender System Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  03/09/98 
HB 4685 Remedies for visitation violations Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  03/04/98 
HB 4686 Exempting labor used in the manufacture and installation of modular dwellings from the consumer's use and sales tax Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4687 Technical changes and corrections to corporation net income tax laws Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4688 Relating to retention, preservation and destruction of records of the Secretary of State Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4689 Licensure and regulation of electricians Pending  Senate GOVO Committee  03/04/98 
HB 4690 Continuing the State Fire Commission Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4691 Purchases and warranties relating to information systems and software purchased by the state and the year-2000 compliance Pending  Senate Finance Committee  03/11/98 
HB 4692 Relating to reducing certain maximum tax credits available for qualified West Virginia capital companies Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4693 Creating an Environmental Compliance Implementation Program Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4694 Authorizing receipt and retainment of interest on public employees insurance program funds Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4695 Relating to division of environmental protection permit fees and expending interest on funds in the water quality management fund Pending  Senate Natural Resources Committee  03/05/98 
HB 4696 Dedication of surcharge on fire and casualty insurance policies to volunteer fire departments, distribution of such proceeds, etc Pending  Senate Banking and Insurance Committee  03/06/98 
HB 4697 Air Quality in New Schools Act Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4698 Changing termination dates pursuant to the West Virginia sunset law Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4699 Creating a pilot program to evaluate the efficacy of requiring the hiring of workers from the local labor market in publicly funded construction projects Vetoed  Governor  04/09/98 
HB 4700 Providing a mechanism for distributing funds to legal service organizations Pending  Senate Finance Committee  03/05/98 
HB 4701 Prohibiting the sale of the organs of a legally killed black bear Pending  Concurrence  03/14/98 
HB 4702 Providing for investing one hundred fifty million dollars from PERS in the state's regional jail and correctional facility system Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4703 Expiring funds to the unappropriated surplus balance in the amount of twenty million dollars from the income tax refund reserve fund, etc. Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4704 Office of oil and gas technical rules modification Tabled  3rd Reading  03/10/98 
HB 4705 Abolishing the University of West Virginia Board of Trustees and the Board of Directors of the State College System and creating a single higher education governing board Pending  Senate Introduction 03/13/98 
HB 4706 Relating to the appointment of the executive secretary of the consolidated public retirement board by the governor Tabled  2nd Reading  03/10/98 
HB 4707 Transfer of funds for child care services, job training and transportation services for needy families Tabled  2nd Reading  03/10/98 
HB 4708 Extending the time of the city of Richwood to meet as a levying body for the purpose of holding an election on imposing an additional levy for street maintenance and police and fire protection Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4709 Authorizing the state to acquire a parcel of land known as Beaver Creek Country Club to be used as a public park and recreation area Pending  3rd Reading  03/16/98 
HB 4710 Prohibiting unfunded mandates relating to education Pending  House Finance Committee  03/05/98 
HB 4711 Modifying the definition of coalbed methane well Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4712 Authorization for health care provider negotiations and contracting Pending  Concurrence  03/14/98 
HB 4713 Relating generally to assessment of taxes and levies for interstate public service motor vehicles Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4714 Supplemental appropriation to the Division of Health, abstinence education program Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
HB 4715 Supplemental appropriation to the Bureau of Commerce, Division of Labor Signed  Governor  04/22/98 
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