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John Shott (R - Mercer, 27)


Capitol Office:
Room 418M, Building 1
State Capitol Complex
Charleston, WV 25305
Capitol Phone: (304) 340-3252

422 Oakhurst Avenue
Bluefield, WV 24701
Home Phone: (304) 325-7534
Business Phone: (304) 327-0573


CHAIR: Judiciary
Banking and Insurance
House Rules
Industry and Labor
Technology & Infrastructure

CHAIR: Judiciary
CHAIR: Law Institute
NONVOTING: Natural Gas Development
Economic Development
Government and Finance
Regional Jail and Correctional Facility Authority
Special Investigations


District Counties: Mercer (part), Raleigh (part)



Delegate Shott was the Lead Sponsor of 26 bills
HB 2123Uniform Partition of Heirs Property ActPending
HB 2144Relating to debarment of vendors seeking to provide goods and services to the state and its subdivisionsPendingJudiciary
HB 2164Clarifying that appeals to the Supreme Court are a matter of rightPendingJudiciary
HB 2195Creating the West Virginia Sentencing CommissionPendingJudiciary
HB 2228Allowing counties and municipalities to levy a sales tax on food and beverages sold at restaurantsPendingPolitical Subdivisions
HB 2419Relating to the authorization to release a defendant or a person arrested upon his or her own recognizanceSigned
HB 2820Relating to criminal penalties for reckless drivingPending
HB 3069Relating to the right of certain persons to limit possession of firearms on premisesPendingJudiciary
HB 3134Establishing criminal penalties for negligent homicide, and increasing criminal penalties for reckless drivingPendingFinance
HB 4369Relating to the termination, expiration, or cancellation of oil or natural gas leasesPending
HB 4476Providing for the timely and efficient collection, submission, testing, retention, and disposition of forensic evidence in sexual assault casesSigned
HB 4496Removing the specific mandate of the Board of Risk and Insurance Management to purchase liability insurance for the Division of CorrectionsSigned
HB 4509Transferring the Parole Board to the Division of Corrections and Rehabilitation for purposes of administrative and other supportSigned
HB 4556Authorizing the Commissioner of the Division of Corrections and Rehabilitation to approve home plans for inmatesPendingJudiciary
HB 4559Modifying the limitations on civil actions against the perpetrator of sexual assault or sexual abuse upon a minorSigned
HB 4576Establishing a procedure for correcting errors in deeds, deeds of trust and mortgagesSigned
HB 4647Relating to limited video lottery permit holdersSigned
HB 4664Clarifying the offense of driving under the influence of alcohol, controlled substances, or drugsPending
HB 4717Seizure and Forfeiture Reporting ActSigned
HB 4852Relating to the penalties for the manufacture, delivery, possession, or possession with intent to manufacture or deliver methamphetamineSigned
HB 4861Redefining the term "less than honorable service" to include certain misdemeanors for disqualification for public retirement plan benefitsPendingJudiciary
HB 4872Modifying the criminal penalties imposed on a parent, guardian or custodian for child abusePendingJudiciary
HB 4876Updating the definition of "exempt schools"PendingEducation
HB 4929Relating to the administrative closing of stale or unprogressed estatesSigned
HB 4933Relating to the administration of trustsPendingJudiciary
HB 4956Relating generally to the partition of real propertyPending


Release TitleDate
Chairman Shott Statement on Chief Justice Workman, Justice Davis and Justice Walker Announcements 08/14/2018
House Judiciary Committee Adopts Articles of Impeachment Against All Four W.Va. Supreme Court Justices 08/07/2018
House Judiciary Committee to Resume Impeachment Meetings July 1207/05/2018
Delegates To Host Tax Reform Public Comment Hearing November 10th In Bluefield10/27/2015
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