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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 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 
SB 1 Requiring construction of capitol complex parking garage Pending  Senate Finance Committee  03/03/98 
SB 2 Creating Job Creation Zones Act of 1998 Pending  Senate SB Committee  01/14/98 
SB 3 Relating to management of state parks Pending  House A&N Committee  02/02/98 
SB 4 Relating to awards and benefits to dependent members of state police Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/14/98 
SB 5 Prohibiting destruction of landlords' rental property; penalties Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/14/98 
SB 6 Redefining requirements of content of order for election to increase levies Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/14/98 
SB 7 Relating to coverage for emergency medical services by insurers Pending  Senate Banking and Insurance Committee  01/14/98 
SB 8 Changing offense for failure to wear safety belts Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/14/98 
SB 9 Increasing penalties for making bomb threats Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/14/98 
SB 10 Increasing excise tax on sale and use of all tobacco products Pending  Senate Finance Committee  01/14/98 
SB 11 Relating to driving under the influence of alcohol Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/14/98 
SB 12 Authorizing certain members of public bodies to purchase PEIA insurance Pending  Senate Finance Committee  01/14/98 
SB 13 Allowing court to order inmates pay cost of incarceration Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/14/98 
SB 14 Repealing section making juvenile records confidential Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/14/98 
SB 15 Revising computation method of teacher's final average salary Pending  Senate Education Committee  01/14/98 
SB 16 Prohibiting exclusion of spouse from certain insurance coverage Pending  Senate Banking and Insurance Committee  01/14/98 
SB 17 Relating to primary elections and nominating procedures of third-party candidates Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/14/98 
SB 18 Allowing teacher retirement at age 50 if contributing service equals or exceeds thirty Pending  Senate Pensions Committee  01/14/98 
SB 19 Requiring sloped roofs on public-funded buildings Pending    2nd Reading  03/12/98 
SB 20 Requesting sale and servicing of energy- and nonenergy-related products and equipment Pending  Senate Energy, Industry and Mining Committee  01/14/98 
SB 21 Creating Children's Emergency Medical and Injury Prevention Systems Act Pending  Senate Health and Human Resources Committee  01/14/98 
SB 22 Providing certain adult probation officers payment or credit for unused leave time Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/14/98 
SB 23 Relating to ticket dispensers for on-line lottery games Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/14/98 
SB 24 Creating prohibition against partial-birth abortion; exception Pending  Senate Health and Human Resources Committee  01/14/98 
SB 25 Creating Women's Access to Health Care Act Signed    Governor  04/22/98 
SB 26 Requiring annual audit of parkways, economic development and tourism authority Pending  Senate GOVO Committee  01/14/98 
SB 27 Creating Jobs Act Pending  Senate SB Committee  01/14/98 
SB 28 Creating Personal Responsibility Act of 1998 Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/14/98 
SB 29 Creating Post-Delivery Care for Mothers and Newborns Act Pending  Senate Health and Human Resources Committee  01/14/98 
SB 30 Creating Uniform Health Care Information Act Pending  Senate Health and Human Resources Committee  01/14/98 
SB 31 Prohibiting gender discrimination in payment of state wages Signed    Governor  04/22/98 
SB 32 Providing meeting and conference rights for members of police or fire departments Pending  Senate Labor Committee  01/14/98 
SB 33 Creating recreation and amusement tax Pending  Senate Finance Committee  01/14/98 
SB 34 Creating Job Opportunity Program and Personal Assistance Services Act Pending  Senate Health and Human Resources Committee  01/14/98 
SB 35 Creating Freedom of Choice Health Care Act Pending  Senate Banking and Insurance Committee  01/14/98 
SB 36 Providing for payment of certain attorneys' fees Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/14/98 
SB 37 Changing time of holding primary elections Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/14/98 
SB 38 Requiring electric and gas utilities maintain emergency telephone lines Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/14/98 
SB 39 Establishing Robert C. Byrd Expressway Authority Pending  Senate TRAN Committee  01/14/98 
SB 40 Increasing salaries for principals Pending  House Education Committee  03/02/98 
SB 41 Providing supplemental annuities and cost-of-living allowance for certain retired teachers Pending  Senate Pensions Committee  01/14/98 
SB 42 Relating to lifetime hunting, fishing and trapping licenses Pending  Senate Natural Resources Committee  01/14/98 
SB 43 Providing free tuition at colleges and universities for senior citizens Pending  Senate Education Committee  01/14/98 
SB 44 Relating to neighborhood investment program act Pending  Senate Finance Committee  01/23/98 
SB 45 Providing tax credit for upgrade of county or state roads Pending  Senate Finance Committee  01/14/98 
SB 46 Providing voluntary fire department member tax exemption for vehicle Pending  Senate Finance Committee  01/14/98 
SB 47 Providing certain tax refund on gasoline and special fuels Pending  Senate Finance Committee  01/14/98 
SB 48 Increasing personal income tax deduction for retirement income Pending  Senate Finance Committee  01/14/98 
SB 49 Relating to removing privilege tax on certain vehicles Pending  Senate TRAN Committee  01/14/98 
SB 50 Validating foreign marriages; exceptions Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/14/98 
SB 51 Establishing voting by mail Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/14/98 
SB 52 Requiring county elections on impact fees and zoning ordinances Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/14/98 
SB 53 Providing civil liability immunity to crime victims and witnesses Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/14/98 
SB 54 Preventing reduction of annuities of certain public employee retirees Pending  Senate Pensions Committee  01/14/98 
SB 55 Excluding yard waste from definition of solid waste Pending  Senate Natural Resources Committee  01/14/98 
SB 56 Providing certain review of surface mining reclamation plans Pending    3rd Reading  03/11/98 
SB 57 Relating to hunting on lands of another; damages and compensation Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/29/98 
SB 58 Authorizing probation officers to carry firearms Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/14/98 
SB 59 Relating to rank structure and pay scale of conservation officers Signed    Governor  04/22/98 
SB 60 Relating to charitable bingo; senior citizen membership exemption Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/14/98 
SB 61 Setting criteria for promotions within police departments Pending  Senate GOVO Committee  01/14/98 
SB 62 Relating to state institutions of higher education tuition and fee waivers Pending  Senate Education Committee  01/14/98 
SB 63 Making full-time college students eligible for works program Pending  Senate Health and Human Resources Committee  01/14/98 
SB 64 Relating to Corridor G regional development authority Signed    Governor  04/22/98 
SB 65 Permitting access to cemeteries on private lands Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/09/98 
SB 66 Relating to pecuniary interest in certain contracts Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/22/98 
SB 67 Providing for carryover of funds allocated to staff development councils Pending  House Education Committee  03/02/98 
SB 68 Providing limits upon maximum class size for integrated classrooms Pending  Senate Education Committee  01/14/98 
SB 69 Providing cost-of-living increase for certain retired teachers Pending  Senate Pensions Committee  01/14/98 
SB 70 Increasing multiplier for retirement annuity in public employees retirement system Pending  Senate Pensions Committee  01/14/98 
SB 71 Establishing landowner stream restoration and management plans Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/06/98 
SB 72 Establishing environmental audit privilege for certain businesses Signed  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/14/98 
SB 73 Prohibiting nude dancing in certain private clubs Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/06/98 
SB 74 Authorizing infrastructure and jobs development council to promulgate legislative rules relating to funding rules Pending  Senate SB Committee  01/14/98 
SB 75 Creating Good Samaritan Food Donation Act Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/14/98 
SB 76 Providing retirement options to divorced members of public employees retirement system Pending  Senate Pensions Committee  01/14/98 
SB 77 Permitting voters to vote for election of a candidate of any party in a primary Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/14/98 
SB 78 Relating to methods of plugging wells Pending  Senate Energy, Industry and Mining Committee  01/14/98 
SB 79 Providing reduction in campground rental fees for residents with total and permanent disabilities Pending  House A&N Committee  02/11/98 
SB 80 Exempting certain military retirement from personal income tax Pending  Senate Military Committee  01/14/98 
SB 81 Increasing political parties' ability to obtain ballot access Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/14/98 
SB 82 Increasing years of increments in teachers' salary schedule Pending  Senate Education Committee  01/14/98 
SB 83 Eliminating landlord liability for tenant's delinquent utilities Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/14/98 
SB 84 Protecting rights of works program participants in subsidized employment Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/14/98 
SB 85 Creating separate degrees of robbery; penalties Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/14/98 
SB 86 Defining dangerous student Pending  House Judiciary Committee  02/25/98 
SB 87 Defining debt collector Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/14/98 
SB 88 Creating tax credit for economic development or environmental remediation Pending  Senate Finance Committee  01/14/98 
SB 89 Relating to exemption from B & O taxes for municipally owned generating units Pending  Senate Finance Committee  01/14/98 
SB 90 Relating to authority of special officers with official weighing crews Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/14/98 
SB 91 Relating to school nurses and service personnel Pending  Senate Education Committee  01/14/98 
SB 92 Relating to state contracts subject to competitive bidding Pending  Senate GOVO Committee  01/14/98 
SB 93 Allowing tax credit to employers providing child day care Pending  Senate Finance Committee  01/14/98 
SB 94 Eliminating earnings cap for elected officials receiving incentive retirement benefits Signed    Governor  04/22/98 
SB 95 Providing public employee retirees military service credit Pending  Senate Pensions Committee  01/14/98 
SB 96 Creating small business environmental loan program Signed    Governor  04/22/98 
SB 97 Requiring verification of approved septic or sewage disposal system Pending  Senate Natural Resources Committee  01/14/98 
SB 98 Creating Personal Assistance Services Act Pending  Senate Health and Human Resources Committee  01/14/98 
SB 99 Requiring political subdivisions give preference to resident vendors Pending  Senate GOVO Committee  01/14/98 
SB 100 Reducing continuing education hours for certain insurance agents Pending  Senate Banking and Insurance Committee  01/14/98 
SB 101 Authorizing landlords to dispose of abandoned personal property Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/28/98 
SB 102 Requiring advertisement of certain criminal offenders prior to parole Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/14/98 
SB 103 Permitting professional firefighters to run for office; exceptions Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/14/98 
SB 104 Providing free copies of medical records to indigent persons Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/14/98 
SB 105 Crediting community service against criminal fine or confinement Signed    Governor  04/22/98 
SB 106 Providing public employee retirees military service credit Pending  Senate Pensions Committee  01/14/98 
SB 107 Prohibiting change orders on state contracts exceeding certain percentage of original bid Pending  Senate Finance Committee  03/04/98 
SB 108 Including use of mace or pepper spray in definition of aggravated robbery Vetoed    Governor  03/26/98 
SB 109 Designating minimum speed limit for passing lane on interstate highways Pending  Senate TRAN Committee  01/14/98 
SB 110 Relating to reimbursement for services of volunteer certified instructors of hunter safety courses Pending  House A&N Committee  03/03/98 
SB 111 Establishing offense of making intentional false child abuse reports Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/14/98 
SB 112 Providing minimum fine for traffic violations in construction areas Pending  Senate TRAN Committee  01/14/98 
SB 113 Changing filing dates for a primary election Signed    Governor  04/22/98 
SB 114 Allowing conservation officers certain overtime work Pending  Senate Natural Resources Committee  01/14/98 
SB 115 Providing health maintenance organization members certain membership rights Pending  Senate Health and Human Resources Committee  01/14/98 
SB 116 Relating to homestead exemptions Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/14/98 
SB 117 Exempting military retirement from personal income tax Pending  Senate Military Committee  01/14/98 
SB 118 Allowing county assessors to purchase and maintain independent computer systems Pending  Senate GOVO Committee  01/14/98 
SB 119 Prohibiting children from riding in open truck bed; exceptions; penalty Rejected      03/05/98 
SB 120 Prohibiting unauthorized use of food stamps; penalties Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/14/98 
SB 121 Relating to crimes against the elderly Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/14/98 
SB 122 Relating to eligibility for probation Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/14/98 
SB 123 Prohibiting street gang activities; penalties Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/09/98 
SB 124 Providing for payment of certain attorneys' fees Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/14/98 
SB 125 Requiring nonsponsoring police agencies hiring graduate recruits pay certain training costs Pending  House Judiciary Committee  01/23/98 
SB 126 Limiting cemetery setting charges for veterans' grave markers Pending  Senate Military Committee  01/14/98 
SB 127 Relating to visitation rights of grandparents with grandchildren Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/14/98 
SB 128 Repealing section relating to local powers act Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/14/98 
SB 129 Creating office of administrative hearings Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/14/98 
SB 130 Relating to worthless check charges Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  02/02/98 
SB 131 Relating to purchases by state building commission Pending  Senate GOVO Committee  01/14/98 
SB 132 Allowing tax deduction for contribution to state colleges and universities Pending  Senate Finance Committee  01/14/98 
SB 133 Relating to dangerous weapons; "jackrock" defined; penalties Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/23/98 
SB 134 Denying bail to persons posing danger of committing sexual offense Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/14/98 
SB 135 Prohibiting unsupervised furlough for violent or repeat offenders Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/14/98 
SB 136 Providing certain persons immunity from civil and criminal liability Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/14/98 
SB 137 Prohibiting operation of all-terrain vehicles on public highways; exceptions Pending  Senate TRAN Committee  01/14/98 
SB 138 Granting counties authority to adopt ordinances prohibiting excessive noises Pending  House Judiciary Committee  03/09/98 
SB 139 Providing death penalty for first degree murder Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/14/98 
SB 140 Exempting certain military retirement from personal income tax Pending  Senate Military Committee  01/14/98 
SB 141 Allowing federal officers certain peace-keeping authority Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/14/98 
SB 142 Providing certain persons immunity from civil liability Pending  Senate Judiciary Committee  01/14/98 
SB 143 Relating to uniform anatomical gift act Pending  Senate Interstate Cooperation Committee  01/14/98 
SB 144 Relating to medical practice act Pending  Senate Health and Human Resources Committee  01/14/98 
SB 145 Relating to division of environmental protection; water quality certification Signed    Governor  04/22/98 
SB 146 Exempting county road supervisors from certain positions under classified service Pending  Senate GOVO Committee  01/14/98 
SB 147 Relating to corporate headquarters relocation tax credit Pending  Senate Finance Committee  01/14/98 
SB 148 Increasing penalty for sexual misconduct with a child Signed    Governor  04/22/98 
SB 149 Allowing out-of-state insurance agents to use class hours and test scores to obtain WV license Pending  Senate Banking and Insurance Committee  01/14/98 
SB 150 Budget Bill Signed    Governor  04/22/98 
SB 151 Relating generally to ad valorem property taxes Signed    Governor  04/22/98 
SB 152 Creating orphan road and bridge acquisition program Pending  Senate TRAN Committee  01/14/98 
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