West Virginia State Senate

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Patricia Puertas Rucker (R - Jefferson, 16)


Capitol Office:
Room 417M, Building 1
State Capitol Complex
Charleston, WV 25305
Capitol Phone: (304) 357-7957

PO Box 507
Harpers Ferry, WV 25425
District Phone: (304) 279-1619


CHAIR: Education
Agriculture and Rural Development
Banking and Insurance
Health and Human Resources
Natural Resources

CHAIR: Children and Families
CHAIR: Education
CHAIR: Education Accountability
CHAIR: Minority Issues
Economic Development
Equal Pay Commission
Rule-Making Review Committee
Special Committee on Viability of Veterinary Medicine School – Higher Education


District Counties: Berkeley (part), Jefferson



Senator Rucker was the Lead Sponsor of 39 bills
SB 5Relating to claims arising out of WV Consumer Credit and Protection ActSigned
SB 8Relating to castle doctrine and self-defense standardsPendingJudiciary
SB 11Declaring work stoppage or strike by public employees to be unlawfulBL
SB 14Providing for additional options for alternative certification for teachersSigned
SB 15Relating generally to in-field master’s degreePendingEducation
SB 69Creating "Choose Life" special registration plate supporting adoptionPendingGovernment Organization
SB 70Relating to residency requirements for voter registrationPendingJudiciary
SB 71Adding grievance and appellate procedures for individuals participating in DMV safety and treatment programPendingJudiciary
SB 72Requiring notice be sent to owners of record before real property can be sold due to nonpayment of taxesPending
SB 73Prohibiting discrimination in access to organ transplants based on physical or mental disabilityPendingHealth and Human Resources
SB 74Creating Human Life Non-Discrimination ActPendingHealth and Human Resources
SB 75Prohibiting insurance companies from using credit ratings to establish home and auto premiumsPendingBanking and Insurance
SB 76Providing compensation to victims of abusive lawsuitsPendingJudiciary
SB 90Creating Education Savings Account ActPendingEducation
SB 250Prohibiting abuser of child from making contact with victim for 10 yearsPendingJudiciary
SB 251Creating Living Infants Fairness and Equality ActPendingHealth and Human Resources
SB 337Creating Life at Conception Act of 2021PendingHealth and Human Resources
SB 348Relating to requirements for compulsory school attendance for certain studentsPendingEducation
SB 375Relating to county boards of education policies for open enrollmentSigned
SB 386Relating to fees for certain military special registration platesPending
SB 406Removing Hepatitis B vaccine from list of compulsory immunizationsPendingHealth and Human Resources
SB 436Relating generally to solid waste facilitiesPendingGovernment Organization
SB 445Reinstating film investment tax creditPendingFinance
SB 462Extending Neighborhood Investment Program Act until July 1, 2026PendingFinance
SB 504Relating to review of presidential executive orders by LegislaturePendingJudiciary
SB 518Relating to grounds for administrative dissolution of certain companies, corporations, and partnershipsSigned
SB 521Extending licensure renewal term of certain private investigators, security guards, and associated firmsSigned
SB 560Reallocating certain amount of net terminal income from racetrack video lottery distributed to thoroughbred and greyhound development funds at licensed racetracks of originPendingFinance
SB 563Banning certain medical abortionsPendingHealth and Human Resources
SB 595Prohibiting nonsurgical, chemical abortions in WVPendingHealth and Human Resources
SB 601Relating generally to public employees grievance procedurePendingJudiciary
SB 609Second Chance at Life ActPendingHealth and Human Resources
SB 636Requiring certain history and civics courses be taught in schoolsSigned
SB 642Requiring legal advertisements by State Auditor be posted to central websiteSigned
SB 651Allowing county boards of education to publish financial statements on websiteSigned
SB 680Allowing State Superintendent of Schools define classroom teachers certified in special educationSigned
SB 695Providing procedures for decreasing or increasing corporate limits by annexationSigned
SB 710Requiring impact statement in certain instances of school closing or consolidationPending
SB 711Relating to school aid formula and minimum student enrollmentPendingFinance

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