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Actions, Suits and Liens (25 Bills)
SB 54 - Relating to rate of interest allowed for prejudgment and post-judgment interest
SB 55 - Allowing admission of use or nonuse of safety belt in civil actions for damages
SB 81 - Increasing wages of judgment debtor that may be exempt from execution by judgment creditor
SB 197 - Excluding certain medical care amounts from compensatory damage awards
SB 236 - Relating to damages for medical monitoring
SB 249 - Relating to information required in abstract of judgment
SB 261 - Relating to increasing salary or wages of judgment debtor
SB 287 - Relating generally to damages for medical monitoring
SB 338 - Relating to medical professional liability
SB 340 - Creating offer of settlement
SB 342 - Providing compensation to victims of abusive lawsuits
SB 397 - Granting immunity to health care providers
SB 450 - Relating to class action safeguards
SB 451 - Relating to venue in WV courts as applies to nonresidents
SB 465 - Relating to medical professional liability
SB 489 - Relating to commencement of civil actions in magistrate court
SB 497 - Relating to liability for health care providers who provide services at school athletic events
SB 560 - Creating medical malpractice peer review panel by Board of Medicine
SB 562 - Relating to civil actions for damages brought against county commissions and municipalities
SB 575 - Relating generally to shooting ranges
SB 594 - Eliminating tax lien waiver requirement for estates of nonresidents
SB 616 - Limiting recoverable damages when patient transferred from one health care facility to another
SB 622 - Relating generally to tax procedures and administration
SB 649 - Requiring presuit mediation for civil actions filed in court
SB 668 - Defining crime of filing fraudulent claim against doctor

Agriculture (9 Bills)
SB 25 - Creating farm-to-food bank tax credit
SB 26 - Providing for resident farm vendor's bidding preference
SB 27 - Relating to microprocessor permit
SB 183 - Transferring Division of Forestry from Department of Commerce to Department of Agriculture
SB 229 - Providing addition of mini-distillery does not change agricultural property for building codes and property tax classification
SB 283 - Creating Food Production Act
SB 531 - Relating to renewal date for apiary certificates of registration
SB 586 - Changing fees for custom slaughters from annual to triennial
SB 604 - Terminating Licensed Racetrack Modernization Fund after obligations paid

Alcoholic Liquors and Beers (7 Bills)
SB 290 - Authorizing operators of distillery or mini-distillery offer for purchase and consumption of liquor on Sundays
SB 430 - Relating to hospital open meetings
SB 479 - Relating to regulation of liquor sales
SB 517 - Permitting ABCC appointees or employees carry firearms after completing training
SB 533 - Relating to taxes on wine and intoxicating liquors
SB 637 - Relating to private club operations requirements
SB 685 - Creating a one-day special license for charitable events sell nonintoxicating beer

Appropriations (13 Bills)
SB 199 - Budget Bill
SB 299 - Supplementing, amending, decreasing and increasing items of appropriations from State Road Fund to DOH
SB 300 - Supplemental appropriation from unappropriated balance in Treasury to Division of Personnel
SB 301 - Supplemental appropriation of federal funds from Treasury to State Board of Education, School Lunch Program
SB 302 - Supplemental appropriation of federal funds from Treasury to Division of Human Services
SB 303 - Supplemental appropriation of public moneys from Treasury to DHHR
SB 304 - Appropriating expiring funds from State Fund, General Revenue to DHHR
SB 305 - Supplemental appropriation of public moneys from Treasury to Fire Commission
SB 306 - Supplemental appropriation of federal funds from Treasury to Workforce West Virginia
SB 307 - Supplemental appropriation of surplus balance in State Fund, General Revenue to Department of Administration
SB 476 - Expiring funds from Revenue Shortfall Reserve Fund to General Revenue
SB 566 - Claims against state
SB 694 - Expiring funds to unappropriated surplus balance in General Revenue fund to Department of Administration

Banking and Finance (1 Bills)
SB 179 - Fees for certain currency transmission services

Boards and Commissions (18 Bills)
SB 43 - Restricting Oil and Gas Conservation Commission's authority to regulate setback and spacing between deep wells
SB 75 - Creating Small Business Regulatory Review Board
SB 172 - Eliminating salary for Water Development Authority board members
SB 195 - Terminating WV Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy Technology Board of Examiners
SB 196 - Terminating WV Massage Therapy Licensure Board
SB 254 - Terminating WV Nursing Home Administrators Licensing Board
SB 350 - Allowing licensed professional counselors be issued temporary permit
SB 400 - Regarding appointments to WV Infrastructure and Jobs Development Council
SB 437 - Discontinuing WV Greyhound Breeding Development Fund
SB 495 - Relating to regulation of events by State Athletic Commission
SB 503 - Establishing Library Facilities Improvement Fund
SB 538 - Creating special conditions of parole
SB 571 - Relating generally to certification and qualifications of sanitarians
SB 613 - Relating to composition of State Fire Commission
SB 621 - Providing certain rules inapplicable after county board of education notifies state board of possible closing or consolidations
SB 624 - Decreasing minimum number of live racing days horse racing licensee must conduct
SB 633 - Creating WV Motorsports Committee
SB 670 - Establishing WV Advisory Council on Rare Diseases

Bonds (1 Bills)
SB 542 - Providing special obligation notes to finance construction to complete Interstates 73 and 74

Claims (2 Bills)
SB 499 - Creating Debt Resolution Services Division in Auditor's office
SB 509 - Updating fee structure provisions for broker-dealers, agents and investment advisers

Constitutional Officers (2 Bills)
SB 436 - Permitting investigators from Attorney General's office carry firearms
SB 547 - Modifying fees paid to Secretary of State

Consumer Protection (9 Bills)
SB 202 - Relating to pawnbrokers generally
SB 216 - Permitting exclusion, modification or limitation of warranties in sale of used motor vehicles
SB 217 - Relating to disclaimers of warranties regarding used manufactured homes
SB 344 - Relating to application of payments on consumer credit sale and loans
SB 447 - Prohibiting retailers from selling or leasing products without operating digital blocking capability
SB 544 - Relating to use of aftermarket automobile crash parts
SB 556 - Relating to Consumer Credit and Protection Act
SB 563 - Relating to Consumer Credit and Protection Act
SB 601 - Relating to requirements for making consumer loans

Corporations (6 Bills)
SB 270 - Relating to standards of proof in civil actions
SB 440 - Relating to use of Regional Jail and Correctional Facility Authority funds
SB 485 - Relating to expansion of broadband service
SB 490 - Clarifying standard of liability for officers of corporation
SB 602 - Creating uniform system of recording and indexing fictitious names used by sole proprietors
SB 614 - Relating to expansion of broadband service

Corrections (11 Bills)
SB 337 - Hiring correctional officers without regard to placement on correctional officer register
SB 349 - Repealing outdated code related to Division of Corrections
SB 429 - Relating to monitoring inmate communications
SB 439 - Relating to venue for civil and criminal actions at Salem Correctional Center
SB 440 - Relating to use of Regional Jail and Correctional Facility Authority funds
SB 475 - Creating incentives for hiring and retaining correctional officers
SB 515 - Relating to parole requirements for hearings and release
SB 516 - Establishing DOC responsibility for costs of housing and maintaining inmate
SB 532 - Requiring correctional officers be paid overtime
SB 538 - Creating special conditions of parole
SB 599 - Requiring transfer of juvenile to correctional facility or regional jail on age 18

Counties (29 Bills)
SB 1 - Establishing additional dedicated 911 fee
SB 14 - Authorizing county commissions to impose surcharge on residential property owners for trash collection
SB 28 - Creating new system for certain contiguous counties to establish regional recreation authorities
SB 52 - Authorizing county commissions to approve, modify or disapprove local boards of health' policies
SB 74 - Allowing fire departments to charge fees for service calls
SB 165 - Allowing county commissions and municipalities adopt building codes equal to or less stringent than state building code
SB 210 - Renaming Local Powers Act the County Local Powers Act
SB 211 - Prohibiting county parks and recreation commissions from promulgating or enforcing rules prohibiting possession of firearms
SB 215 - Allowing county commissions authority to amend proposed rates, fees and charges proposed by public service districts
SB 255 - Relating generally to filling vacancies in elected office
SB 268 - Requiring county commissions maintain websites with specific information
SB 310 - Exempting certain hotel rooms from hotel occupancy tax
SB 328 - Allowing surcharge for certain fire-related cleanup and demolition
SB 343 - Relating to transportation network companies
SB 383 - Prohibiting local government entities from setting prevailing wages
SB 433 - Permitting counties increase excise tax on privilege of transferring real property
SB 491 - Relating to county litter control officers
SB 534 - Relating to incentives for consolidating local governments
SB 562 - Relating to civil actions for damages brought against county commissions and municipalities
SB 595 - Allowing county assessors make separate entries in land books when real property is partly used for exempt and partly nonexempt pu
SB 601 - Relating to requirements for making consumer loans
SB 611 - Expanding county assessment and collection of head tax on farm animals
SB 612 - Granting county commissions authority to establish vacant building registration programs
SB 646 - Creating Public-Private Infrastructure Facilities Act
SB 647 - Relating generally to additional county excise taxes on real property transfer
SB 657 - Relating to operation and regulation of certain water and sewer utilities
SB 663 - Allowing county commissions set standards for certain road construction projects
SB 664 - Removing limitation on amount counties collect on hotel occupancy tax
SB 676 - Prohibiting counties from regulating sale and use of fireworks

County Officials (3 Bills)
SB 205 - Providing deputy shall continue to discharge duties of any principal until successor is elected or appointed
SB 234 - Authorizing county process servers and court security personnel to carry weapons while on duty
SB 572 - Relating to nonpartisan election of county surveyors

Courts (27 Bills)
SB 12 - Changing number of strikes in jury selection for felony cases
SB 35 - Modifying funding assistance from Courthouse Facilities Improvement Authority
SB 41 - Extending time person may be subject to probation
SB 45 - Establishing Mental Health, Veteran and Service Members Court
SB 58 - Relating to product liability actions
SB 67 - Establishing Supreme Court online case management system
SB 79 - Providing judges flexibility in sentencing drug offenders
SB 207 - Establishing Mental Health and Military Service Member Court program with Supreme Court of Appeals
SB 214 - Adopting Uniform Electronic Legal Material Act
SB 247 - Authorizing prosecuting attorney designate and deliver grand jury records for investigative purposes
SB 249 - Relating to information required in abstract of judgment
SB 277 - Creating Intermediate Court of Appeals
SB 315 - Relating to compensation and expenses for attorneys appointed by circuit courts
SB 317 - Authorizing family court judge to order substance abuse counseling of child in emergency situations
SB 443 - Establishing Adult Drug Court Participation Fund
SB 444 - Establishing Court Advanced Technology Subscription Fund
SB 445 - Amending definition of "abused child"
SB 454 - Providing more efficient collection and submission of state moneys received from court transactions or court services
SB 455 - Relating generally to commitment of persons to custody of Commissioner of Corrections
SB 456 - Relating to standards for termination of parental rights in child abuse and neglect cases
SB 492 - Eliminating requirement every circuit court participate in drug court program
SB 521 - Relating generally to Public Defender Services
SB 556 - Relating to Consumer Credit and Protection Act
SB 649 - Requiring presuit mediation for civil actions filed in court
SB 652 - Requiring mental hygiene commissioner be on call
SB 666 - Correcting code regarding handgun safety
SB 693 - Creating WV Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act

Crime (29 Bills)
SB 41 - Extending time person may be subject to probation
SB 66 - Modifying definition of "terrorist act"
SB 69 - Creating Sexual Assault Victims' Bill of Rights
SB 70 - Relating generally to human trafficking
SB 71 - Creating 24/7 Sobriety Program
SB 78 - Relating to criminal offenses within Uniform Controlled Substances Act
SB 79 - Providing judges flexibility in sentencing drug offenders
SB 80 - Equalizing criminal penalty for entering without breaking regardless of time of day
SB 167 - Relating to DNA evidence
SB 193 - Prohibiting smoking of tobacco products in motor vehicle when person 16 years old or younger is present
SB 194 - Increasing penalties for shoplifting offenses
SB 206 - Relating generally to criminal offense of kidnapping
SB 208 - Modifying crime of fleeing scene of accident involving injuries
SB 219 - Relating to conspiracy to commit crimes under Uniform Controlled Substances Act
SB 220 - Relating to offenses and penalties under Uniform Controlled Substances Act
SB 223 - Increasing minimum sentence for individuals convicted of manufacturing, delivering or transporting controlled substances in presen
SB 226 - Relating to WV Contraband Forfeiture Act
SB 233 - Excluding from protection oral communications uttered in child care center under Wiretapping and Electronic Surveillance Act
SB 240 - Creating crime of nonconsensual distribution of sexual images
SB 288 - Increasing penalty for crime of child abuse causing death by parent, guardian, custodian or other person
SB 329 - Addressing increase of fentanyl, fentanyl derivatives and analogs in state
SB 334 - Creating felony offense of aggravated cruelty to animals
SB 388 - Relating to dangerous weapons
SB 442 - Relating generally to crimes against persons
SB 510 - Eliminating requirement of no prior or subsequent conviction in order to have criminal conviction expunged
SB 545 - Increasing penalties for malicious assault, unlawful assault and assault on law-enforcement officer
SB 568 - Establishing penalties for filing false claims by doctors or lawyers for disability benefits
SB 660 - Relating to access to controlled substance monitoring
SB 668 - Defining crime of filing fraudulent claim against doctor

Domestic Relations (10 Bills)
SB 53 - Accessing adoption records
SB 189 - Establishing that shared legal and physical custody of child in divorce cases is in best interest of child
SB 225 - Allowing magistrates to conduct proceeding for temporary emergency protective order dealing with temporary custody by family court
SB 243 - Relating to domestic relations
SB 286 - Relating to grandparents' visitation rights
SB 326 - Requiring Department of Defense family advocacy groups be notified about abuse or neglect of military member's child
SB 332 - Requiring DMV refuse motor vehicle registration renewal for failure to pay child support
SB 445 - Amending definition of "abused child"
SB 456 - Relating to standards for termination of parental rights in child abuse and neglect cases
SB 470 - Creating visitation rights for certain great-grandparents

Economic Development (6 Bills)
SB 294 - Relating to Community Sustainability Investment Pilot Program
SB 501 - Relating to WV Economic Development Authority
SB 552 - Authorizing WV Disaster Recovery Board intervene to restore access to private property
SB 561 - Allowing economically depressed county to retain 50 percent of coal severance tax collected in county
SB 589 - Requiring DNR study using nonemployee workforce to perform improvements in state parks and forests
SB 661 - Creating grant fund to encourage production of film and entertainment

Education (Higher) (15 Bills)
SB 17 - Relating generally to salary structure for temporary higher education employees
SB 32 - Increasing high education student success
SB 72 - Relating to higher education advance allowance accounts
SB 184 - Transitioning WV School of Osteopathic Medicine to nonprofit corporation
SB 273 - Establishing Education Savings Account Pilot Program
SB 274 - Relating to public higher education personnel
SB 324 - Prohibiting Governor and Legislature from administering budget cuts to higher education
SB 394 - Relating generally to applied associate of science degrees targeting workforce needs
SB 520 - Relating to in-state resident tuition rates for certain reserve members
SB 525 - Establishing education savings accounts for WV students
SB 527 - Relating to traumatic brain injury
SB 540 - Requiring school counselors inform graduating students of student aid availability
SB 561 - Allowing economically depressed county to retain 50 percent of coal severance tax collected in county
SB 651 - Relating to research, development and technology parks
SB 671 - Relating to WV Anatomical Board

Education (K12) (46 Bills)
SB 2 - Providing additional funding for exceptional children with high-cost/high-acuity special needs
SB 3 - Relating generally to truancy intervention
SB 6 - Creating Tim Tebow Act
SB 18 - Requiring new comprehensive statewide student assessment
SB 24 - Creating education expenses tax credits
SB 36 - Permitting school nurses to possess and administer opioid antagonists
SB 39 - Requiring BRIM cover volunteer workers and student teachers
SB 40 - Requiring inclusion of protocols for response to after-school emergencies in school crisis response plans
SB 63 - Requiring school counselors spend all their time on comprehensive school counseling programs
SB 68 - Relating generally to compulsory school attendance and early childhood education programs
SB 181 - Abolishing regional education service agencies
SB 186 - Adjusting date when children become eligible for certain school programs and school attendance requirements
SB 200 - Increasing high-quality educational opportunities within public school system
SB 203 - Defining "professional services" with respect to energy saving contracts
SB 231 - Relating to State Board of Education and Medicaid-eligible children
SB 242 - Relating to school calendars
SB 251 - Creating pilot program for school-based mental and behavioral health services for students and families
SB 252 - Allowing county boards of education and RESA agencies to purchase computer technology from other than statewide contract
SB 256 - Relating to prohibiting aiding and abetting of sexual abuse by school personnel
SB 271 - Preventing State Board of Education from implementing common core academic standards
SB 312 - Establishing four-year pilot program to have social workers in public schools
SB 319 - Relating to requirements for employing nurses in public schools
SB 327 - Relating to teaching certificates for teachers whose spouses are members of armed forces on active duty stationed in state
SB 359 - Allowing exemptions from mandated immunizations
SB 371 - Requiring CPRB adopt smoothing method regarding gains and losses on Teachers Retirement System Fund assets
SB 401 - Allowing county board of education base employment decisions on individual's qualifications
SB 431 - Providing ratio of pupils to licensed school psychologist
SB 432 - Requiring proficiency in civics as condition of receiving high school diploma
SB 524 - Relating to WV academic standards
SB 527 - Relating to traumatic brain injury
SB 528 - Establishing process to provide student is ineligible for home instruction exemption
SB 530 - Replacing regional education service agencies
SB 541 - Permitting county boards of education post professional personnel job vacancies
SB 543 - Allowing maximum number of pupils exceed up to 5 in certain instances
SB 550 - Relating to disposition of vacated school buildings or other state-owned buildings
SB 551 - Limiting School Building Authority's discretion to disburse funds
SB 553 - Providing teachers with 3 percent pay raise
SB 605 - Establishing election procedure for all members of State Board of Education
SB 609 - Creating additional flexibility for school systems in use of school aid funds
SB 621 - Providing certain rules inapplicable after county board of education notifies state board of possible closing or consolidations
SB 626 - Relating to online posting of required calendar of scheduled activities
SB 630 - Establishing Accessibility and Equity in Public Education Enhancement Act
SB 640 - Relating to school attendance directors
SB 655 - Adding digital literacy skills to high-quality education standards
SB 656 - Relating to Student Data Accessibility, Transparency and Accountability Act
SB 674 - Relating to public school support

Elections (13 Bills)
SB 7 - Requiring election by division in House of Delegates' districts with two or more delegates
SB 11 - Requiring vacancies in certain elected offices be filled by person of same political party which previous officeholder was affilia
SB 33 - Changing primary election date
SB 44 - Allowing ballot option to express opposition to all candidates
SB 64 - Requiring certain disclosures of election expenditures
SB 262 - Allowing signs for public office candidates on right-of-way of public road or highway
SB 463 - Eliminating WV Supreme Court of Appeals Public Campaign Financing Program
SB 494 - Relating to runoff elections for judicial offices
SB 539 - Relating to regulation and control of financing elections
SB 572 - Relating to nonpartisan election of county surveyors
SB 584 - Creating independent redistricting commission with certain requirements
SB 592 - Providing independent redistricting commission propose redistricting plans during census years
SB 650 - Requiring photo identification on voter registration cards

Energy (3 Bills)
SB 564 - Relating to Statewide Independent Living Council
SB 680 - Permitting surface owners seek damages from oil and gas operations
SB 681 - Requiring DEP work with Tax Commissioner, PSC and county assessors to develop system for verifying production information

Environment (9 Bills)
SB 65 - DEP fines against state governmental entities or political subdivisions
SB 246 - Implementing water quality standards for drinking water
SB 427 - Relating to special revenue funds administered by DEP
SB 512 - Requiring disclosure of attorney source payment in certain administrative hearings
SB 583 - Abolishing Office of Environmental Advocate within DEP
SB 679 - Defining "aboveground storage tanks"
SB 680 - Permitting surface owners seek damages from oil and gas operations
SB 681 - Requiring DEP work with Tax Commissioner, PSC and county assessors to develop system for verifying production information
SB 688 - Correcting technical error within Solid Waste Management Act

Estates and Trusts (8 Bills)
SB 259 - Requiring administrators of intestate estates to give bond and take oath
SB 358 - Relating generally to trustee sale of timeshare estates
SB 438 - Relating generally to Uniform Unclaimed Property Act
SB 548 - Providing for specific escheat of US savings bonds
SB 574 - Relating generally to trusts and administration
SB 580 - Limiting funds deducted from Unclaimed Property Fund during fiscal year
SB 581 - Relating generally to administration of trusts
SB 594 - Eliminating tax lien waiver requirement for estates of nonresidents

Ethics (1 Bills)
SB 311 - Classifying convention and visitor's bureau as public agency

Finance and Administration (12 Bills)
SB 182 - Providing procedures that prevent disqualifying low bids for government construction contracts due to document technicalities
SB 185 - Allowing spending units designate fund into which proceeds from sale of surplus property must be deposited
SB 190 - Eliminating preferences for vendors bidding on state contracts for commodities or printing
SB 203 - Defining "professional services" with respect to energy saving contracts
SB 209 - Defining term "veteran" as it relates to veteran-owned business
SB 266 - Establishing Fleet Management Office within Department of Administration
SB 269 - Requiring all executive branch agencies maintain website with specific information
SB 413 - Relating to bids on government construction contracts
SB 443 - Establishing Adult Drug Court Participation Fund
SB 461 - Exempting WV State Police from state purchasing requirements
SB 558 - Requiring state-owned or -leased vehicles be registered
SB 597 - Relating to procurement of technical infrastructure

Governor -- Bills Requested By (39 Bills)
SB 199 - Budget Bill
SB 297 - Increasing minimum penalty for transportation of Schedule I or II narcotic drug into state
SB 298 - Relating generally to compensation of constitutional officers
SB 299 - Supplementing, amending, decreasing and increasing items of appropriations from State Road Fund to DOH
SB 300 - Supplemental appropriation from unappropriated balance in Treasury to Division of Personnel
SB 301 - Supplemental appropriation of federal funds from Treasury to State Board of Education, School Lunch Program
SB 302 - Supplemental appropriation of federal funds from Treasury to Division of Human Services
SB 303 - Supplemental appropriation of public moneys from Treasury to DHHR
SB 304 - Appropriating expiring funds from State Fund, General Revenue to DHHR
SB 305 - Supplemental appropriation of public moneys from Treasury to Fire Commission
SB 306 - Supplemental appropriation of federal funds from Treasury to Workforce West Virginia
SB 307 - Supplemental appropriation of surplus balance in State Fund, General Revenue to Department of Administration
SB 356 - Allowing School Building Authority transfer funds to special revenue account in state Treasury
SB 362 - Authorizing redirection of certain amounts to General Revenue Fund
SB 363 - Updating meaning of federal taxable income
SB 364 - Incorporating changes to Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement
SB 365 - Maintaining solvency of Unemployment Compensation Fund
SB 366 - Creating West Virginia Second Chance Act
SB 367 - Creating Fleet Management Office
SB 368 - Updating WV personal income tax terms
SB 414 - Creating Division of Multimodal Transportation
SB 415 - Relating to severance tax on natural gas
SB 416 - Relating to Public-Private Transportation Facilities Act
SB 417 - Removing financial limitations on number of design-build projects undertaken by DOH
SB 418 - Relating to Comprehensive Substance Use Reduction Act
SB 419 - Creating special revenue fund sources for Division of Labor to meet statutory obligations
SB 420 - Relating generally to education
SB 421 - Increasing amount of authorized federal Grant Anticipation Notes for which DOH may apply
SB 425 - Relating to responsibilities of Herbert Henderson Office of Inclusion
SB 446 - Authorizing Governor issue executive orders to furlough state employees
SB 476 - Expiring funds from Revenue Shortfall Reserve Fund to General Revenue
SB 477 - Increasing State Road Fund by raising DMV fees and motor fuel excise taxes
SB 478 - Relating generally to severance taxes on producing coal
SB 482 - Relating generally to WV Parkways Authority
SB 483 - Imposing license tax on successful bidders for road construction contracts
SB 484 - Relating generally to taxation
SB 511 - Relating generally to higher education governance
SB 535 - Reorganizing Division of Tourism
SB 557 - Dissolving Information Services and Communications Division

Health (51 Bills)
SB 21 - Relating to care of aborted fetuses
SB 23 - Relating generally to midwifery
SB 36 - Permitting school nurses to possess and administer opioid antagonists
SB 37 - Raising legal age for purchase of tobacco, alternative nicotine and vapor products to 21
SB 46 - Excluding mobile x-ray services from health care provider tax
SB 47 - Exempting certain employers from discriminating against tobacco users
SB 51 - Requiring patient notification when mammogram indicates dense breast tissue
SB 52 - Authorizing county commissions to approve, modify or disapprove local boards of health' policies
SB 169 - Repealing article providing assistance to Korea and Vietnam veterans exposed to certain chemical defoliants
SB 170 - Repealing state hemophilia program
SB 171 - Repealing Programs of All-Inclusive Care for Elderly
SB 175 - Relating to direct primary care
SB 176 - Repealing article concerning detection of tuberculosis, high blood pressure and diabetes
SB 177 - Repealing article relating to prenatal examination
SB 187 - Providing for confidentiality of patients' medical records
SB 188 - Correcting definition of "telehealth" in medication-assisted treatment programs
SB 193 - Prohibiting smoking of tobacco products in motor vehicle when person 16 years old or younger is present
SB 198 - Expanding Health Sciences Program to allow certain medical practitioners in underserved areas
SB 201 - Exploring potential sale, renovation or leasing of certain state-owned health care facilities
SB 215 - Allowing county commissions authority to amend proposed rates, fees and charges proposed by public service districts
SB 253 - Relating to licensing requirements for physicians and osteopathic physicians in WV
SB 318 - Offering flu immunizations to patients 65 or older in specific facilities
SB 319 - Relating to requirements for employing nurses in public schools
SB 329 - Addressing increase of fentanyl, fentanyl derivatives and analogs in state
SB 333 - Requiring all DHHR-licensed facilities access WV Controlled Substances Monitoring Program Database
SB 339 - Creating Legislative Coalition on Chronic Pain Management
SB 360 - Creating Legislative Coalition on Diabetes Management
SB 361 - Allowing exemptions from certificate of need to develop and operate nursing home in county without skilled nursing facility
SB 373 - Authorizing medical power of attorney sign binding arbitration agreement with nursing home or assisted living facility
SB 386 - Creating WV Medical Cannabis Act
SB 389 - Creating exemption from certificate of need for services and equipment purchased for use in private physician offices
SB 390 - Relating to practice of medicine and telemedicine
SB 391 - Establishing call-in center for Bureau for Public Health for state residents to receive assistance with health care
SB 395 - Relating to WV Health Care Authority
SB 398 - Creating Emergency Volunteer Health Practitioners Act
SB 402 - Relating to covenants not to compete between physicians and hospitals
SB 406 - Relating to generic drug products
SB 422 - Relating to Uniform Controlled Substances Act
SB 424 - Relating generally to requirements and provisions for notice of requested abortions
SB 457 - Eliminating WV Health Care Authority
SB 486 - Relating to health care provider taxes
SB 507 - Allowing pharmacists inform customers about lower cost alternatives to prescribed drugs
SB 519 - Amending WV Nurse Overtime and Patient Safety Act
SB 537 - Relating to exemptions from mandated immunizations
SB 569 - Creating Office of Rural Health within Center for Rural Health Development, Inc.
SB 578 - Relating generally to copies of health care records furnished to patients
SB 596 - Creating WV Counseling Protection Act
SB 600 - Relating generally to accredited academic hospitals
SB 659 - Enacting Recognition of Emergency Medical Services Personnel Licensure Interstate Compact
SB 670 - Establishing WV Advisory Council on Rare Diseases
SB 672 - Prohibiting persons under 18 from using tanning device

Human Rights (4 Bills)
SB 19 - Creating WV Freedom of Conscience Protection Act
SB 77 - Relating to unlawful discriminatory practices
SB 296 - Relating generally to human trafficking
SB 435 - Relating to Youth Mental Health Protection Act

Human Services (11 Bills)
SB 60 - Relating to eligibility and fraud requirements for public assistance
SB 292 - Funding of civil legal services for low-income persons
SB 387 - Creating Ryan Brown Addiction Prevention and Recovery Fund Act
SB 395 - Relating to WV Health Care Authority
SB 423 - Relating to operation of licensed group homes
SB 448 - Continuing eligibility for developmental disability services to dependents of military service members
SB 500 - Relating to Medicaid fraud and abuse
SB 564 - Relating to Statewide Independent Living Council
SB 634 - Relating generally to certain agreements between DHHR and state's medical schools
SB 654 - Enacting Refugee Absorptive Capacity Act
SB 686 - Exempting facilities governed by DHHR that provide direct patient care

Insurance (18 Bills)
SB 20 - Limiting insurance coverage for elective abortions
SB 31 - Prohibiting abortion coverage in qualified health plans
SB 39 - Requiring BRIM cover volunteer workers and student teachers
SB 49 - Requiring provisions for prior authorization of drug benefits by insurers
SB 56 - Defining criteria private insurance carriers must consider when setting rates for health care providers
SB 168 - Relating to surcharge on fire and casualty insurance policies to fund volunteer fire departments
SB 221 - Relating to composition of PEIA Finance Board
SB 276 - Relating to collection of air ambulance fees for emergency treatment
SB 328 - Allowing surcharge for certain fire-related cleanup and demolition
SB 395 - Relating to WV Health Care Authority
SB 434 - Relating to WV Insurance Guaranty Association Act
SB 464 - Eliminating taxation on annuity consideration received by life insurer
SB 496 - Relating generally to guaranteed asset protection waivers
SB 522 - Relating to pharmacy audits
SB 526 - Requiring mandatory insurance coverage for inherited enzymatic disorders
SB 529 - Requiring PEIA and finance board purchase stop-loss insurance
SB 549 - Allowing individuals at least 21 or older operate or ride motorcycle without helmet
SB 555 - Dissolving PEIA

Juveniles (6 Bills)
SB 193 - Prohibiting smoking of tobacco products in motor vehicle when person 16 years old or younger is present
SB 315 - Relating to compensation and expenses for attorneys appointed by circuit courts
SB 326 - Requiring Department of Defense family advocacy groups be notified about abuse or neglect of military member's child
SB 445 - Amending definition of "abused child"
SB 456 - Relating to standards for termination of parental rights in child abuse and neglect cases
SB 546 - Creating emergency text number systems for children

Labor (23 Bills)
SB 73 - Permitting employers to have compulsory direct deposit for employees' wages
SB 76 - Creating WV Second Chance for Employment Act
SB 222 - Relating to disqualification for unemployment benefits
SB 224 - Repealing requirement for employer's bond for wages and benefits
SB 257 - Relating to Civil Air Patrol leave and protection of employees performing missions
SB 272 - Creating WV Safer Workplaces Act
SB 330 - Relating to WV Workplace Freedom Act
SB 372 - Prohibiting request of employee wage verification
SB 383 - Prohibiting local government entities from setting prevailing wages
SB 399 - Prohibiting political subdivisions from enacting local ordinances regulating benefits employers provide to employees
SB 405 - Providing WV Attorney General operate vehicles without "state car" plate
SB 411 - Relating to prime contractor's responsibility for wages and benefits
SB 412 - Relating to WV Jobs Act reporting requirements
SB 518 - Creating Returning Veterans and Displaced Miners Job Act
SB 519 - Amending WV Nurse Overtime and Patient Safety Act
SB 606 - Relating to minimum wage and maximum hours for employees
SB 639 - Expanding definition of deductions under Wage Payment and Collection Act
SB 641 - Requiring welders meet certain certification requirements and conform to national welding standards
SB 642 - Relating to wages for veterans on state government contracts
SB 643 - Creating preference for state citizens in construction contracts for public improvements
SB 644 - Reestablishing prevailing wages for certain state government contracts
SB 645 - Relating to employer's right to require employee training
SB 648 - Relating to WV jobs on public construction projects

Legal Gaming (10 Bills)
SB 281 - Increasing number of limited video lottery machines allowed at retail location
SB 336 - Increasing number of limited video lottery machines retailer may have
SB 466 - Calculating state share of gross profits from limited video lottery revenues at 50 percent
SB 467 - Removing restrictions on maximum wager per limited video lottery game and bill denominations accepted by video lottery terminals
SB 468 - Removing restrictions on where traditional lottery games may be played
SB 559 - Relating to limited video lottery
SB 577 - Licensing of advance deposit wagering
SB 623 - Changing license period for horse and dog racing
SB 624 - Decreasing minimum number of live racing days horse racing licensee must conduct
SB 625 - Relating generally to charitable bingo and raffles

Legislature (11 Bills)
SB 8 - Disclosing contributions during legislative session
SB 248 - Clarifying composition and chairmanship of Commission on Special Investigations
SB 313 - Renaming Court of Claims state Claims Commission
SB 320 - Creating Appropriation Supremacy Act of 2017
SB 374 - Relating to computing retirement benefits for certain members of Legislature
SB 449 - Relating to apportionment of compensation to members of Legislature
SB 554 - Relating to false swearing in legislative proceeding
SB 608 - Clarifying lawful business structures are unaffected by enactment of prohibitory legislation
SB 615 - Limiting number of days legislative members receive compensation during extended and extraordinary session
SB 653 - Relating to compensation of members of Legislature
SB 673 - Providing procedure for WV to select delegates to Article V convention

Legislature--Rule Making (83 Bills)
SB 82 - Agriculture rule relating to animal disease control
SB 83 - Agriculture rule relating to dangerous wild animals
SB 84 - Agriculture rule relating to livestock care standards
SB 85 - Agriculture rule relating to captive cervids
SB 86 - Board of Architects rule relating to registration of architects
SB 87 - Athletic Commission rule relating to administrative rules of WV State Athletic Commission
SB 88 - Athletic Commission rule relating to mixed martial arts regulations
SB 89 - Auditor rule relating to standards for requisitions for payment issued by state officers on Auditor
SB 90 - Auditor rule relating to procedure for local levying bodies to apply for permission to extend time to meet as levying body
SB 91 - Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists rule relating to waxing specialists
SB 92 - Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists rule relating to operation of barber, beauty, nail and aesthetic shops/salons and schools of b
SB 93 - Board of barbers and Cosmetologists rule relating to continuing education
SB 94 - Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists rule relating to barber apprenticeships
SB 95 - Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists rule relating to qualifications, training, examination and certification of instructors in bar
SB 96 - Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists rule relating to licensing schools of barbering, cosmetology, nail technology and aesthetics
SB 97 - Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists rule relating to operational standards for schools of barbering, cosmetology, hair styling, na
SB 98 - Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists rule relating to schedule of fees
SB 99 - Board of Examiners in Counseling rule relating to marriage and family therapist license renewal and continuing professional educat
SB 100 - Board of Examiners in Counseling rule relating to licensed professional counselor fees
SB 101 - Board of Examiners in Counseling rule relating to licensed professional counselor license renewal and continuing professional educ
SB 102 - Board of Examiners in Counseling rule relating to marriage and family therapist fees
SB 103 - Dangerous Wild Animal Board rule relating to dangerous wild animals
SB 104 - Board of Dentistry rule relating to board
SB 105 - DEP rule relating to alternative emission limitations during startup, shutdown and maintenance operations
SB 106 - DEP rule relating to various permits
SB 107 - DEP rule relating to permits for construction and modification of major stationary sources for prevention of significant deteriora
SB 108 - DEP rule relating to standards of performance for new stationary sources
SB 109 - DEP rule relating to control of air pollution from hazardous waste treatment, storage and disposal facilities
SB 110 - DEP rule relating to emission standards for hazardous air pollutants
SB 111 - DEP rule relating to ambient air quality standards
SB 112 - DEP rule relating to voluntary remediation and redevelopment
SB 113 - Authorizing DEP promulgate legislative rules
SB 114 - Ethics Commission rule relating to private gain
SB 115 - State Fire Marshal rule relating to fireworks and related explosive materials regulation
SB 116 - Authorizing MAPS promulgate legislative rules
SB 117 - Governor's Committee on Crime, Delinquency and Correction rule relating to William R. Laird IV Second Chance Driver's License Prog
SB 118 - DHHR rule relating to expedited partner therapy
SB 119 - DHHR rule relating to clinical laboratory technician and technologist licensure and certification
SB 120 - DHHR rule relating to clandestine drug laboratory remediation
SB 121 - DHHR rule relating to medication-assisted opioid treatment programs
SB 122 - DHHR rule relating to medication-assisted treatment, office-based medication-assisted treatment
SB 123 - Health Care Authority rule relating to exemption from certificate of need
SB 124 - Health Care Authority rule relating to Rural Health Systems Grant Program
SB 125 - Authorizing DHHR and Health Care Authority promulgate legislative rules
SB 126 - Health Care Authority rule relating to certificate of need
SB 127 - Authorizing certain Department of Revenue to promulgate legislative rules
SB 128 - Lottery Commission rule relating to limited video lottery
SB 129 - Board of Medicine rule relating to licensing and disciplinary procedures for physicians and podiatrists
SB 130 - Board of Medicine rule relating to licensure, disciplinary and complaint procedures, continuing education and physicians assistant
SB 131 - Board of Medicine rule relating to dispensing of legend drugs by practitioners
SB 132 - Office of Miners' Health, Safety and Training rule relating to certification, recertification and training of EMT-Miners and certi
SB 133 - DNR rule relating to revocation of hunting and fishing licenses
SB 134 - Authorizing Bureau of Commerce to promulgate legislative rules
SB 135 - DNR rule relating to special waterfowl hunting
SB 136 - DNR rule relating to commercial sale of wildlife
SB 137 - DNR rule relating to miscellaneous permits and licenses
SB 138 - Board of Optometry rule relating to continuing education
SB 139 - Board of Osteopathic Medicine rule relating to licensing procedures for osteopathic physicians
SB 140 - Board of Osteopathic Medicine rule relating to osteopathic physician assistants
SB 141 - Board of Pharmacy rule relating to licensure and practice of pharmacy
SB 142 - Board of Pharmacy rule relating to mail-order and nonresident pharmacies
SB 143 - Board of Pharmacy rule relating to Controlled Substances Monitoring Program
SB 144 - Board of Physical Therapy rule relating to fees for physical therapist and physical therapist assistant
SB 145 - PSC rule relating to telephone conduit occupancy
SB 146 - Racing Commission rule relating to thoroughbred racing
SB 147 - Racing Commission rule relating to pari-mutuel wagering
SB 148 - Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses rule relating to requirements for registration and licensure and conduct con
SB 149 - Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses rule relating to limited prescriptive authority for advanced practice nurses
SB 150 - BRIM rule relating to mine subsidence insurance
SB 151 - Authorizing Department of Administration promulgate legislative rules
SB 152 - State Board of Sanitarians rule relating to practice of public health sanitation
SB 153 - Secretary of State rule relating to voter registration at DMV
SB 154 - Secretary of State rule relating to voter registration list maintenance
SB 155 - Board of Social Work Examiners rule relating to continuing education for social workers and providers
SB 156 - Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology rule relating to licensure of speech-pathology and audiology
SB 157 - Treasurer rule relating to procedure for fees in collections by charge, credit or debit card or by electronic payment
SB 158 - Treasurer rule relating to procedures for providing services to political subdivisions
SB 159 - Treasurer rule relating to procedures for deposit of moneys with Treasurer by state agencies
SB 160 - Treasurer rule relating to selection of state depositories for disbursement accounts through competitive bidding
SB 161 - Treasurer rule relating to selection of state depositories for receipt accounts
SB 162 - Treasurer rule relating to procedures for processing payments from State Treasury
SB 163 - Board of Veterinary Medicine rule relating to standards of practice
SB 282 - Directing Office of Administrative Hearings to amend current legislative rule relating to appeal procedures

Local and Special Laws (1 Bills)
SB 566 - Claims against state

Military and Veterans (8 Bills)
SB 169 - Repealing article providing assistance to Korea and Vietnam veterans exposed to certain chemical defoliants
SB 280 - Moving administration of Civil Air Patrol to Adjutant General
SB 326 - Requiring Department of Defense family advocacy groups be notified about abuse or neglect of military member's child
SB 448 - Continuing eligibility for developmental disability services to dependents of military service members
SB 462 - Exempting military retirement benefits from personal income tax
SB 520 - Relating to in-state resident tuition rates for certain reserve members
SB 586 - Changing fees for custom slaughters from annual to triennial
SB 587 - Relating to dangerous weapons

Motor Vehicles (25 Bills)
SB 5 - Disqualifying CDL for DUI conviction in certain cases
SB 10 - Relating generally to CDLs
SB 22 - Repealing article relating to mandatory motor vehicle state inspections
SB 173 - Relating generally to autocycles
SB 178 - Requiring license plates on front and back of vehicles
SB 212 - Relating generally to procedures for drivers' license suspensions and revocations
SB 235 - Relating to motorcycle registration renewal
SB 263 - Creating exemption from certain contract and common carrier laws for vehicles used exclusively for transportation of railroad pers
SB 265 - Requiring motor vehicles, trailers or semitrailers have warning device alerting operator that bed is in upward position
SB 284 - Relating to issuance of registration plates for governmental vehicles by DMV
SB 285 - Authorizing DOH Commissioner or local authorities establish minimum speed limits in congested areas
SB 309 - Authorizing counties to offer customized license plates for that county
SB 332 - Requiring DMV refuse motor vehicle registration renewal for failure to pay child support
SB 379 - Excluding certain manufacturers and motor vehicles under law regulating motor vehicle dealers, distributors, wholesalers and manuf
SB 382 - Allowing automobile auctions obtain abandoned vehicles' titles
SB 405 - Providing WV Attorney General operate vehicles without "state car" plate
SB 460 - Replacing 48-hour stickers with 60-day registration plates
SB 514 - Providing special license plate for realtors
SB 549 - Allowing individuals at least 21 or older operate or ride motorcycle without helmet
SB 558 - Requiring state-owned or -leased vehicles be registered
SB 590 - Requiring DMV create registration plate for full-size special purpose off-road vehicles
SB 632 - Relating to obtaining title to reconstructed vehicle
SB 650 - Requiring photo identification on voter registration cards
SB 658 - Establishing procedure for retitling mobile and manufactured homes
SB 691 - Relating to off-road vehicles

Municipalities (18 Bills)
SB 165 - Allowing county commissions and municipalities adopt building codes equal to or less stringent than state building code
SB 268 - Requiring county commissions maintain websites with specific information
SB 310 - Exempting certain hotel rooms from hotel occupancy tax
SB 328 - Allowing surcharge for certain fire-related cleanup and demolition
SB 354 - Relating to municipalities' policemen and firemen pension plans
SB 383 - Prohibiting local government entities from setting prevailing wages
SB 392 - Relating to Municipal Police Officers and Firefighters Retirement System
SB 393 - Relating to administration of municipal pensions
SB 441 - Establishing Municipal Home Rule Pilot Program
SB 480 - Authorizing local government adopt energy efficiency partnership programs
SB 481 - Eliminating requirement municipal courts wait 90 days before notifying DMV of person's failure to appear or pay assessed costs
SB 534 - Relating to incentives for consolidating local governments
SB 562 - Relating to civil actions for damages brought against county commissions and municipalities
SB 565 - Authorizing City of South Charleston levy special district excise tax
SB 631 - Prosecuting violations of municipal building code
SB 646 - Creating Public-Private Infrastructure Facilities Act
SB 657 - Relating to operation and regulation of certain water and sewer utilities
SB 664 - Removing limitation on amount counties collect on hotel occupancy tax

Natural Resources (32 Bills)
SB 16 - Repealing section related to wind power projects
SB 29 - Allowing purchase of Class XS hunting, fishing and trapping license at age 65
SB 42 - Allowing certain construction for oil and gas activities pursuant to stormwater permit
SB 43 - Restricting Oil and Gas Conservation Commission's authority to regulate setback and spacing between deep wells
SB 50 - Determining assessed value of natural resource property share
SB 227 - Relating to carrying firearm for self-defense in certain state recreation areas
SB 244 - Encouraging and facilitating efficient and economic development of oil and gas resources
SB 245 - Permitting natural gas companies enter private property without prior consent of owner for limited purposes
SB 278 - Relating to Sunday hunting laws
SB 279 - Limiting liability of Parks and Recreation section of DNR
SB 308 - Clarifying administrative and law-enforcement activities of DNR police officers are important to conservation and management of st
SB 325 - Relating to crossbow hunting
SB 345 - Allowing certain hunting and trapping on private lands on Sundays
SB 357 - Exempting certain persons from fees for hunting, fishing and trapping licenses
SB 380 - Creating 2-year pilot program to allow all-terrain or recreational vehicles in Cabwaylingo State Forest
SB 396 - Setting forth how minerals are to be valued
SB 407 - Relating to concealed weapons permits
SB 410 - Relating to marking traps with DNR identification tag
SB 469 - Prohibiting waste of game animals, birds or fish
SB 471 - Relating to state ownership of wildlife
SB 472 - Permitting bear hunting with guides
SB 473 - Permitting collection and sale of naturally shed deer antlers
SB 474 - Exempting names of licensed hunters from public disclosure
SB 493 - Providing increase in compensation for conservation officers
SB 505 - Providing five-year reclamation period following completion of well pads for horizontal wells
SB 506 - Exempting DNR police pension benefits from state income taxes
SB 536 - Authorizing tracking of wounded or injured bear or deer
SB 582 - Relating generally to coal mining, coal mining safety and environmental protection
SB 583 - Abolishing Office of Environmental Advocate within DEP
SB 607 - Allowing use of larger horsepower boats on limited horsepower lakes
SB 687 - Relating generally to coal mining, safety and environmental protection
SB 692 - Authorizing dedication of fee on certain managed timberland to Volunteer and Part-Volunteer Fire Departments Fee Fund

Professions and Occupations (14 Bills)
SB 4 - Allowing licensed professionals donate time to care of indigent and needy in clinical setting
SB 47 - Exempting certain employers from discriminating against tobacco users
SB 192 - Relating generally to licensed surveyors
SB 198 - Expanding Health Sciences Program to allow certain medical practitioners in underserved areas
SB 250 - Establishing tax credit for certain physicians who locate in WV to practice
SB 253 - Relating to licensing requirements for physicians and osteopathic physicians in WV
SB 347 - Relating to modernization of Physician Assistant Practice Act
SB 398 - Creating Emergency Volunteer Health Practitioners Act
SB 428 - Relating to partial filling of prescriptions
SB 519 - Amending WV Nurse Overtime and Patient Safety Act
SB 596 - Creating WV Counseling Protection Act
SB 618 - Allowing continuing education credits for veterinarians
SB 638 - Relating to WV Contractor Licensing Act
SB 665 - Licensing of athletic trainers

Public Safety (18 Bills)
SB 9 - Regulating unmanned aircraft systems
SB 167 - Relating to DNA evidence
SB 212 - Relating generally to procedures for drivers' license suspensions and revocations
SB 218 - Providing operational requirements for unmanned aircraft systems
SB 241 - Creating WV Volunteer Fire and Rescue Act of 2017
SB 351 - Relating to emergency medical services
SB 376 - Relating generally to Sex Offender Registration Act
SB 488 - Relating to Office of Emergency Services
SB 502 - Authorizing WV National Guard contract persons to perform specialized technical services
SB 567 - Relating to fees collected to conduct criminal background checks
SB 570 - Allowing State Police Academy expand sale of items from post exchange to general public
SB 628 - Relating to providing funding for Statewide Interoperable Radio Network
SB 629 - Relating to collection of Tier II fees for chemical inventories
SB 636 - Authorizing State Fire Commission establish program to address problems facing VFDs
SB 666 - Correcting code regarding handgun safety
SB 684 - Relating generally to WV State Police
SB 690 - Authorizing WV State Police impose and collect fees for agencies and entities using their facilities
SB 692 - Authorizing dedication of fee on certain managed timberland to Volunteer and Part-Volunteer Fire Departments Fee Fund

Public Service Commission (9 Bills)
SB 174 - Exempting transportation of household goods from PSC jurisdiction
SB 180 - Relating to PSC jurisdiction over certain telephone company and internet services
SB 346 - Relating generally to jurisdiction of PSC over motor carriers
SB 458 - Eliminating need for certain power-generating facilities to obtain siting certificates from PSC
SB 512 - Requiring disclosure of attorney source payment in certain administrative hearings
SB 585 - Relating to locomotive crew size
SB 591 - Requiring emergency service organizations create towing service districts
SB 657 - Relating to operation and regulation of certain water and sewer utilities
SB 669 - Replacing wireless enhanced 911 fee with telecommunications tax

Real and Personal Property (6 Bills)
SB 358 - Relating generally to trustee sale of timeshare estates
SB 369 - Permitting surface owners purchase mineral interests when interest becomes tax lien
SB 370 - Requiring payment of funds due in partition suits of oil and gas interests
SB 576 - Providing exception to waste for certain oil and gas development
SB 595 - Allowing county assessors make separate entries in land books when real property is partly used for exempt and partly nonexempt pu
SB 610 - Requiring certain newly constructed dwellings meet minimum standards for persons with disabilities

Records and Papers (2 Bills)
SB 187 - Providing for confidentiality of patients' medical records
SB 213 - Requiring WV State Police disciplinary records be retained in perpetuity

Retirement (9 Bills)
SB 321 - Reporting requirements of employee information to CPRB
SB 355 - Relating to required minimum distribution of retirement benefits from plans administered by CPRB
SB 371 - Requiring CPRB adopt smoothing method regarding gains and losses on Teachers Retirement System Fund assets
SB 374 - Relating to computing retirement benefits for certain members of Legislature
SB 392 - Relating to Municipal Police Officers and Firefighters Retirement System
SB 403 - Increasing amount of retirement income excluded from certain retired public employees' state personal income taxes
SB 404 - Reducing state income tax liability for certain retired public employees
SB 462 - Exempting military retirement benefits from personal income tax
SB 508 - Providing cost-of-living adjustment to certain PERS and State Teachers Retirement System employees

Roads and Transportation (16 Bills)
SB 15 - Extending sunset on DOH public-private partnerships
SB 34 - Relating to funding for completion of Coalfields Expressway
SB 164 - Relating to traffic regulations and special load limits
SB 166 - Requiring protective fencing on newly constructed or significantly improved overpasses
SB 258 - Relating to safety of tow trucks, wreckers and tilt-bed vehicles
SB 343 - Relating to transportation network companies
SB 348 - Relating to parking along state highways
SB 381 - Relating to Parkways Authority maintaining status quo
SB 459 - Including "In God We Trust" license plate on statutory list of special license plates
SB 617 - Requiring State Road Commission make available state road and highway map online
SB 619 - Allowing WV Railroad Maintenance Authority to acquire idled railways properties
SB 627 - Establishing 80 miles per hour speed limit on state highways
SB 635 - Increasing maximum weight amount for six-axle trucks
SB 662 - Providing for construction financing for completion of I-73 and I-74
SB 663 - Allowing county commissions set standards for certain road construction projects
SB 689 - Relating to payment of small claims by DOH

Rule Making Authority (2 Bills)
SB 237 - Repealing obsolete rules of Department of Revenue
SB 675 - Providing rule-making authority to Board of Licensed Practical Nurses

Salaries (5 Bills)
SB 239 - Limiting use of wages by employers and labor organizations for political activities
SB 293 - Providing increase in annual salary of employees in Division of Corrections
SB 513 - Increasing state employees' pay over two-year period
SB 553 - Providing teachers with 3 percent pay raise
SB 653 - Relating to compensation of members of Legislature

Senior Citizens (3 Bills)
SB 29 - Allowing purchase of Class XS hunting, fishing and trapping license at age 65
SB 373 - Authorizing medical power of attorney sign binding arbitration agreement with nursing home or assisted living facility
SB 377 - Creating fixed income credit for low income senior citizens

State Personnel (14 Bills)
SB 204 - Requiring persons appointed to fill vacancy by Governor have same qualifications for vacated office and receive same compensation
SB 230 - Relating to certain WV officials carrying concealed firearm nationwide
SB 264 - Providing salaries of appointed officers be fixed by Governor
SB 267 - Requiring agencies in online phone directory update certain employee information
SB 321 - Reporting requirements of employee information to CPRB
SB 322 - Requiring DOH Commissioner and Division of Personnel Director develop special hiring procedure for personnel positions in DOH
SB 337 - Hiring correctional officers without regard to placement on correctional officer register
SB 408 - Relating to personnel management of public employees
SB 453 - Adding classification and base salaries of certain civilian employees of WV State Police Forensic Laboratory
SB 513 - Increasing state employees' pay over two-year period
SB 523 - Converting to biweekly pay cycle for state employees
SB 529 - Requiring PEIA and finance board purchase stop-loss insurance
SB 593 - Relating generally to employer withholding of taxes
SB 598 - Allowing Tax Commissioner perform background investigations on employees and contractors

Taxation (63 Bills)
SB 13 - Changing qualifier for low income for senior citizens' homestead tax exemption
SB 24 - Creating education expenses tax credits
SB 25 - Creating farm-to-food bank tax credit
SB 30 - Allowing local governments to lower personal property tax by imposing local sales tax
SB 38 - Creating 5-year tax credit for new businesses locating on post-mine sites
SB 46 - Excluding mobile x-ray services from health care provider tax
SB 57 - Continuing personal income tax adjustment for certain retirees
SB 61 - Providing consumers sales and service tax and use tax exemption for certain services and tangible personal property sold for repai
SB 62 - Relating generally to tax increment financing districts
SB 179 - Fees for certain currency transmission services
SB 191 - Relating to tax credits for apprenticeship training in construction trades
SB 232 - Establishing procedures concerning delinquent personal income taxes
SB 238 - Increasing tax credits allowed for rehabilitation of certified historic structures
SB 250 - Establishing tax credit for certain physicians who locate in WV to practice
SB 260 - Providing increase of 5 cents per gallon when average wholesale price is less than $2 per gallon
SB 275 - Requiring WV Tax Commissioner include short survey on personal income tax return
SB 289 - Clarifying consumers sales and service tax applies to digital goods
SB 291 - Relating to residential solar energy tax credits
SB 295 - Providing tax credit for modifications to homes made more accessible for elderly or persons with disability
SB 310 - Exempting certain hotel rooms from hotel occupancy tax
SB 314 - Allowing adjustment of gross income for calculating personal income tax liability of certain retirees
SB 323 - Increasing tax credit for qualified rehabilitated buildings investment
SB 331 - Exempting heating oil for residential use from motor fuel excise tax
SB 335 - Creating the 2017 Tax Reform Act
SB 341 - Establishing WV business growth in low-income communities tax credit
SB 375 - Relating to rate and measure of severance taxes on certain natural resources
SB 377 - Creating fixed income credit for low income senior citizens
SB 378 - Creating earned income tax credit for low income workers
SB 384 - Relating to definition of "managed timberland"
SB 385 - Relating to tax on bottled soft drinks
SB 403 - Increasing amount of retirement income excluded from certain retired public employees' state personal income taxes
SB 404 - Reducing state income tax liability for certain retired public employees
SB 409 - Relating generally to 2017 Tax Reform Act
SB 433 - Permitting counties increase excise tax on privilege of transferring real property
SB 452 - Creating WV Earned Income Tax Credit
SB 462 - Exempting military retirement benefits from personal income tax
SB 464 - Eliminating taxation on annuity consideration received by life insurer
SB 486 - Relating to health care provider taxes
SB 487 - Providing tax credit to eligible caregivers for modifications to homes
SB 498 - Dedicating five-tenths percent annual severance tax on Marcellus and Utica natural gas to retired public employees
SB 504 - Defining "special aircraft property"
SB 506 - Exempting DNR police pension benefits from state income taxes
SB 525 - Establishing education savings accounts for WV students
SB 533 - Relating to taxes on wine and intoxicating liquors
SB 561 - Allowing economically depressed county to retain 50 percent of coal severance tax collected in county
SB 573 - Adjusting tax rate on wind-powered generating units
SB 579 - Exempting farm winery from certain taxes
SB 588 - Relating to reproduction, distribution and sale of tax maps
SB 593 - Relating generally to employer withholding of taxes
SB 594 - Eliminating tax lien waiver requirement for estates of nonresidents
SB 595 - Allowing county assessors make separate entries in land books when real property is partly used for exempt and partly nonexempt pu
SB 598 - Allowing Tax Commissioner perform background investigations on employees and contractors
SB 603 - Authorizing method for collection and remittance of property taxes on dealers' heavy equipment inventory
SB 611 - Expanding county assessment and collection of head tax on farm animals
SB 622 - Relating generally to tax procedures and administration
SB 625 - Relating generally to charitable bingo and raffles
SB 664 - Removing limitation on amount counties collect on hotel occupancy tax
SB 667 - Limiting authority of Attorney General to disclose certain information provided by Tax Commissioner
SB 669 - Replacing wireless enhanced 911 fee with telecommunications tax
SB 677 - Increasing tax rate on cigarettes and e-cigarette liquid
SB 678 - Relating to tax on sales of e-cigarette liquid
SB 682 - Relating to state administration of local sales and use taxes
SB 683 - Increasing tax rate for higher earning businesses

Unemployment Compensation (1 Bills)
SB 316 - Requiring individuals receiving unemployment compensation apply for and accept seasonal employment

Uniform Laws (1 Bills)
SB 581 - Relating generally to administration of trusts

Utilities (4 Bills)
SB 352 - Allowing utility consumers use consumer protection laws when questioning billing issues
SB 353 - Specifying duties of telecommunications company
SB 646 - Creating Public-Private Infrastructure Facilities Act
SB 657 - Relating to operation and regulation of certain water and sewer utilities

Workers Compensation (4 Bills)
SB 48 - Including rebuttable presumptions in certain cases for firefighters with regard to workers' compensation
SB 59 - Including rebuttable presumptions in certain cases for firefighters with regard to workers' compensation
SB 198 - Expanding Health Sciences Program to allow certain medical practitioners in underserved areas
SB 228 - Relating to workers compensation disability and death benefits

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