SENATE
HOUSE
JOINT
BILL STATUS
WV CODE
REPORTS
EDUCATIONAL
CONTACT
home
home
HOUSE: | Bills Introduced | Resolutions Introduced | Abstract | Topical Index | Committee Schedule | Calendar | Special Calendar | Journal | Menu |

House Topical


Abortion (1 Bills)
HB 2053 - Requiring facilities providing abortions to obtain parental notification or consent in writing

Actions, Suits and Liens (17 Bills)
HB 2531 - Allowing military personnel and reservists the additional five-year period to enter upon or recover land already allowed to infant
HB 2539 - Permitting a housing authority to garnish delinquent rents and other amounts owed to the authority from the renter’s income tax re
HB 2580 - Relating to damages for medical monitoring
HB 2581 - Relating to admissibility of certain evidence in a civil action for damages
HB 2647 - Preventing compensatory damage awards for medical expenses from including sums that the claimant has not and will not pay
HB 3003 - Allocating disability or death benefits resulting from an occupational pneumoconiosis claim among the claimant’s employers on a pr
HB 3017 - Providing that a person when being attacked in a place that is not his or her home should retreat instead of using deadly force
HB 3024 - Limiting recoverable damages when a patient has been transferred from health care facility to another health care facility
HB 3097 - Codifying the application of the compelling interest test and strict scrutiny standard involving rights enumerated under the First
HB 4013 - Clarifying venue in West Virginia state courts as it applies to nonresidents of the state
HB 4187 - Business Liability Protection Act
HB 4218 - Relating to medical professional liability
HB 4221 - Requiring the Tax Commissioner to maintain a centralized computerized information system
HB 4319 - Adding “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” to the categories covered by the Human Rights Act
HB 4367 - Relating to admissibility of certain evidence in a civil action for damages
HB 4480 - Revising existing standards and establishing burden of proof imposed on civil litigants seeking to circumvent corporate structure
HB 4603 - Providing immunity from civil liability to facilities and employees providing crisis stabilization

Acts (5 Bills)
HB 2077 - West Virginia Native American Tribes Unique Recognition, Authentication and Listing Act
HB 2085 - Ensuring Patient Safety Act
HB 2103 - Making changes to the definition of contractor for purposes of the West Virginia Contractor Licensing Act
HB 2212 - West Virginia Firearms Freedom Act
HB 2339 - Intrastate Coal and Use Act

Advertising (1 Bills)
HB 2204 - Removing limitations on advertising and promotional activities by limited video lottery retailers

Agriculture (13 Bills)
HB 2044 - Relating to the Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program
HB 2418 - Prohibiting the performing of an onychectomy or flexor tendonectomy procedure on a cat
HB 2566 - West Virginia Fresh Food Act
HB 2790 - Transferring the Division of Forestry from the Department of Commerce to the Department of Agriculture
HB 2927 - Transferring certain revenues derived from racetrack video lottery and racetrack table games
HB 2968 - Requiring moneys collected from the sale of timber realized through management of the state-owned forests and parks be distributed
HB 3027 - Imposing a tax on cattle which is to be used to help fund the U. S. Department of Agriculture's Wildlife Services Fund
HB 4166 - Establishing a special revenue fund to be known as the "Capital Improvements Fund — Department of Agriculture Facilities"
HB 4295 - Relating to farmers markets
HB 4349 - Relating to microprocessor permit
HB 4406 - Relating to the licensing of advance deposit wagering
HB 4500 - Industrial Hemp Research and Development Grant Fund
HB 4568 - Relating to cruelty to animals

Alcohol (2 Bills)
HB 2049 - Providing for career development and establishing a pay scale for Alcohol Beverage Commission inspectors, enforcement agents and s
HB 2129 - Relating to the powers and authority of state and local law enforcement to enforce underage drinking laws at private clubs

Alcoholic Liquors and Beers (17 Bills)
HB 2096 - Exempting commercial airlines from obtaining licenses to serve liquor, beer or wine on flights
HB 2350 - Deleting the language that remitted a portion of the alcoholic beverage tax to municipalities
HB 2425 - Authorizing licensees authorized to sell growlers of nonintoxicating beer to offer complimentary samples
HB 2433 - Authorizing operators of a distillery or mini-distillery to offer for purchase and consumption liquor on the premises
HB 2517 - Requiring licensees authorized to serve alcoholic liquors or nonintoxicating beer to have certain liability insurance coverage
HB 2563 - Relating to complimentary samples of nonintoxicating beer or nonintoxicating craft beer
HB 2842 - Authorizing a temporary foreign brewers import license
HB 2888 - Removing the restriction on liquor licensees from having speakers outside or playing music outdoors
HB 2894 - Relating to the collection of taxes on wine and intoxicating liquors
HB 3002 - Relating to special licenses for the retail sale of wine at festivals or fairs
HB 3074 - Increasing the volume of alcohol that nonintoxicating beer and nonintoxicating craft beer may contain
HB 4307 - Prohibiting the alcohol beverage commission from assessing a fee to another state agency
HB 4336 - Updating the schedule of controlled substances
HB 4460 - Allowing the Alcohol Beverage Control Commissioner to issue special one-day licenses for charitable events
HB 4488 - Relating to the Hatfield-McCoy Recreation Authority
HB 4561 - appoint the Attorney General or an assistant of Relating to the Attorney General as a special prosecutor to enforce provisions of
HB 4599 - Permitting retail liquor licensees to sell alcoholic beverages after one o’clock p.m. on Sundays

Animals (2 Bills)
HB 2029 - Permitting counties to adopt certain ordinances relating to dogs and cats
HB 2177 - Exempting all veterans of the Armed Forces or any reserve component thereof from having to obtain a hunting, trapping fishing lice

Appropriations (1 Bills)
HB 4433 - Declaring certain claims against an agency of the state to be moral obligations of the state

Athletics (1 Bills)
HB 2056 - Providing for the use of neck braces by football players

Attorneys (1 Bills)
HB 2396 - Requiring the circuit court, when appointing counsel for alleged protected persons, to make appointments from a listing of all int

Aviation (1 Bills)
HB 2310 - Requiring regional airport authority board members to include persons of area expertise

Banking and Finance (4 Bills)
HB 4280 - Creating the “State Bank of West Virginia”
HB 4321 - Permitting electronic records of documents to serve as original records
HB 4343 - Relating to the delivery of financial statements to bank shareholders
HB 4486 - Relating to persons required to obtain a license to engage in the business of currency exchange

Banks and Banking (1 Bills)
HB 2176 - Prohibiting the number of inquiries reflected in a credit report, credit score report or CLUE report from adversely affecting an a

Boards and Commissions (34 Bills)
HB 2045 - Giving the Insurance Commissioner the power to regulate and penalize self-insured employers
HB 2166 - Requiring county boards of education to employ a certified library media specialist in each county school
HB 2187 - Establishing an advisory council on rare diseases
HB 2310 - Requiring regional airport authority board members to include persons of area expertise
HB 2524 - Improving the focus on school-level continuous improvement processes
HB 2853 - Relating to more equitable disbursement of funds to county boards
HB 2866 - Relating to social determinants of health
HB 3041 - Relating to the classification plans for employees in the classified and classified-exempt service
HB 3072 - Relating to ending transfers to the Licensed Racetrack Modernization Fund
HB 4023 - Relating to the regulation of dialysis technicians
HB 4025 - Permitting reciprocity for licensure as a pharmacy technician
HB 4026 - Exempting cashiers from licensure under the Larry W. Border Pharmacy Practice Act
HB 4027 - Creating an education permit for allopathic physician resident
HB 4156 - Establishing the qualifications of full and part time nursing school faculty members
HB 4163 - Relating to termination of the Women’s Commission
HB 4167 - Relating to regulation of cremation, embalming, and funeral service directing
HB 4181 - Permitting unused, unexpired, nonnarcotic drugs to be distributed to free health care clinics
HB 4260 - Providing limited prescriptive authority to a licensed psychologist who meets certain criteria
HB 4288 - Requiring contractors to provide all required information on a construction project to the State Fire Commission or the State Fire
HB 4297 - Prohibiting state licensing boards from hiring lobbyists
HB 4300 - Increasing compensation for Parole Board members
HB 4304 - Creating the Board of Nursing
HB 4314 - Providing that paralegals and analysts who have been certified by a national association and who have been employed by the Legisla
HB 4323 - Relating to non-renewal of any certificate, license, registration, to any person who is delinquent in the payment of state or loca
HB 4332 - Relating to home peritoneal renal dialysis
HB 4334 - Requiring certain boards that seek to increase a fee or seek to impose a new fee to also submit cost saving measures
HB 4360 - Relating to boards of examination
HB 4403 - Relating generally to the State Athletic Commission
HB 4422 - Permitting permanent endowment funds of cemeteries to invest their principal in certain government bonds, and corporate bonds
HB 4444 - Clarifying the authority of the State Fire Commission in adopting a State Building Code
HB 4481 - Relating to mandatory inter-board reporting by licensees or registrants of the boards of medicine, osteopathic medicine, nursing
HB 4506 - Requiring agencies of the state, county or municipality that issue citations to furnish a copy of the rule or law to the person ac
HB 4534 - Relating to the executive secretary of the Health Professional Licensing Boards
HB 4597 - Relating to the procedure to determine if an occupation or profession should be regulated

Child Welfare (5 Bills)
HB 2051 - Authorizing insurance to married workers without children at reduced rates under the West Virginia Public Employees Insurance Act
HB 2072 - Relating to qualifying children of state employees, receiving income of $25,000 per year or less, for the West Virginia Children's
HB 2088 - Establishing a bill of rights for children in foster care
HB 2089 - Establishing a bill of rights for foster parents
HB 2115 - Prohibiting sexual offenders from residing within one thousand feet of a school or childcare facility

Civil Service (1 Bills)
HB 2074 - Establishing seniority rights for public employees

Claims (1 Bills)
HB 2030 - Eliminating the requirement that proceedings against the State, a state agency or state officer be brought and prosecuted in the c

Compacts (1 Bills)
HB 2521 - Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Compact

Constitutional Amendments (1 Bills)
HB 2028 - Relating to the venue for suits and other actions against the state

Constitutional Officers (5 Bills)
HB 2956 - Establishing a new special revenue fund, designated the Adult Drug Court Participation Fund
HB 3004 - Relating to filling vacancies in certain offices
HB 4009 - State Settlement and Recovered Funds Accountability Act
HB 4016 - Relating to combatting waste, fraud, and misuse of public funds through investigations, accountability and transparency
HB 4580 - Relating to submission of the budget bill

Consumer Protection (15 Bills)
HB 2058 - Prohibiting the use of a credit score in casualty insurance rate filings
HB 2121 - West Virginia Residential Furniture and Children's Products Flame Retardants Act
HB 2146 - Allowing a home improvement transaction to be performed under an oral contract
HB 2327 - Protecting consumers from surprise bills by health care providers
HB 2371 - Relating to consumer protection of new manufactured home warranties
HB 2464 - Relating to disclaimers and exclusions of warranties in consumer transactions for goods
HB 2768 - Modifying the penalties imposed on debt collectors who violate the provisions of the West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection
HB 2907 - Relating to real property option to purchase contracts executed with lease agreements
HB 3084 - Repealing the article of the code related to unfair trade practices
HB 4045 - Prohibiting telemarketers and sellers from misrepresenting the location and identification from which a phone call solicitation or
HB 4150 - Prohibiting telecommunications and IP-enabled voice services from displaying the name or telephone number of the recipient
HB 4271 - Relating to pyramid promotional schemes
HB 4418 - Relating to the Consumer Credit and Protection Act
HB 4496 - Establishing the responsibilities of persons providing credit card processing services in the state
HB 4508 - Requiring contractors to provide for the safety of the public during construction projects

Corporations (4 Bills)
HB 4140 - Transferring of certain powers and programs of the West Virginia Affordable Housing Trust Fund to the West Virginia Housing Develo
HB 4285 - Relating to the West Virginia Safe Mortgage Licensing Act
HB 4338 - Relating to the powers and authority of the Divisions of Administrative Services, and Corrections and Rehabilitation of the Depart
HB 4357 - West Virginia Small Wireless Facilities Deployment Act

Corporations and Business Entities (1 Bills)
HB 2039 - Establishing a tax credit for new businesses that locate in the state

Corrections (15 Bills)
HB 2023 - Changing the way that the costs of incarcerating inmates in regional jails is collected
HB 2086 - Allowing the Executive Director of the West Virginia Regional Jail and Correctional Facility Authority to establish a work program
HB 2206 - Work/Incarceration Prison pilot program
HB 2391 - Establishing an arborists program for inmates
HB 2480 - Changing the way counties pay for regional jail inmates
HB 2483 - Requiring the Division of Juvenile Services to transfer to a correctional facility or regional jail any juvenile in its custody th
HB 2727 - Providing an identification card for released inmates who do not have a West Virginia identification card or driver’s license
HB 2845 - Establishing that the Division of Corrections is responsible for the costs of housing and maintaining an inmate the day following
HB 2891 - Including electronic communications to and from inmates with the types of communications that the Division of Corrections currentl
HB 2938 - Relating to deduction from jail sentence for litter cleanup
HB 2947 - Relating to salary increase for Regional Jail Authority employees
HB 4044 - Increasing pay to facilitate hiring and retention of employees by the Division of Corrections
HB 4338 - Relating to the powers and authority of the Divisions of Administrative Services, and Corrections and Rehabilitation of the Depart
HB 4598 - Requiring that free feminine hygiene products be provided to female prisoners
HB 4614 - Relating to education to children and adults housed in correctional facilities and regional jails

Counties (25 Bills)
HB 2010 - Requiring authorization from the Legislature before submitting an application for an MS-4 permit to the United States Environmenta
HB 2034 - Relating to county budget stabilization funds
HB 2095 - Relating to the rule-making authority of local boards of health
HB 2168 - Prohibiting counties and municipalities from adopting ordinances or regulations that base restrictions on the breed of a dog
HB 2202 - Requiring the Human Rights Commission, when investigating a complaint of discrimination, to specifically include an examination of
HB 2208 - Authorizing counties and municipalities to establish a joint airport hazard comprehensive plan
HB 2216 - Making individuals responsible for the costs relating to the filing of excessive false complaints
HB 2627 - Requiring that open hunting season for big game begin on a Saturday
HB 2638 - Relating to county commissions authorizing reasonable fees charged for fire department or fire company response
HB 2654 - Expanding county commissions’ ability to dispose of county or district property
HB 2884 - Requiring funding by the West Virginia Library Commission to local libraries be based on the population served by each respective
HB 2916 - Authorizing certain first responders to carry firearms
HB 2971 - Granting the State Auditor the authority to audit the books and records of local economic development authorities
HB 3025 - Authorizing by ordinance a vacant building registration program
HB 4043 - Requiring national accreditation of local health departments
HB 4238 - Authorizing counties and municipalities to establish a joint airport hazard comprehensive plan
HB 4258 - Requiring the purchase by county commissions and display of POW/MIA flags at county courthouses
HB 4330 - Authorizing county commissions to initiate collection actions for emergency ambulance service
HB 4423 - Local Government Labor and Consumer Marketing Regulatory Limitation Act
HB 4477 - Allowing county commissions to impose an amusement tax
HB 4508 - Requiring contractors to provide for the safety of the public during construction projects
HB 4523 - Relating to pecuniary interest of county and district officers, teachers and school officials in contracts
HB 4531 - Requiring that a deputy sheriff be paid a salary of not less than $10.50 per hour
HB 4540 - Implementing a process for counties to obtain grants from an existing federal fund designated the Help America Vote Act Fund
HB 4554 - Prohibiting counties, municipalities, and cities from passing any sanctuary ordinances, policies, and procedures

Counties -- Law Enforcement (1 Bills)
HB 2029 - Permitting counties to adopt certain ordinances relating to dogs and cats

County Officials (4 Bills)
HB 2368 - Relating to candidates for professional employee positions involving supervision of a county transportation department
HB 4252 - Authorizing the prosecuting attorney to issue a subpoena duces tecum for certain documents
HB 4516 - Relating to the accrued benefit of retirees in the Deputy Sheriff Retirement System
HB 4523 - Relating to pecuniary interest of county and district officers, teachers and school officials in contracts

Courts (28 Bills)
HB 2098 - Requiring the issuance of a search warrant before a driver of a motor vehicle can be made to submit to a secondary blood test
HB 2181 - Creating an additional magistrate court deputy clerk position for Marion County
HB 2411 - Relating to Public Defender Services
HB 2607 - Extending the maximum period of confinement a judge may impose for certain, first-time probationary violations
HB 2655 - Defining and establishing the crime of cyberbullying
HB 2769 - Relating to the preservation of rights guaranteed by the West Virginia Constitution and the United States Constitution when decidi
HB 2891 - Including electronic communications to and from inmates with the types of communications that the Division of Corrections currentl
HB 2922 - Reducing the cost of the fee for a state license to carry a concealed weapon
HB 2944 - Requiring the Insurance Commissioner to regulate professional bondsmen
HB 2956 - Establishing a new special revenue fund, designated the Adult Drug Court Participation Fund
HB 3040 - Creating a new court to be known as West Virginia Intermediate Court of Appeals
HB 4004 - Creating a new court to be known as West Virginia Intermediate Court of Appeals
HB 4005 - Clarifying that appeals to the Supreme Court are a matter of right
HB 4020 - Making technical corrections in the code when referencing chapter 49
HB 4137 - Removing the cap on payments for service by retired circuit judges, family court judges, and magistrates in limited circumstances
HB 4173 - Relating to bail in criminal cases
HB 4198 - Adding one to the number of magistrates serving Monongalia County
HB 4204 - Relating rights guaranteed by the West Virginia Constitution and the United States Constitution when deciding the comity of a lega
HB 4242 - Clarifying the jurisdictional amount for removal of a civil action from magistrate court to circuit court
HB 4273 - Creating an additional magistrate court deputy clerk position for Raleigh County
HB 4276 - Allowing magistrates to grant work release privileges
HB 4302 - Authorizing the use of bailiffs who are not law-enforcement officers
HB 4443 - Requiring bail bondsman and bail bond enforcer be subject to random drug testing
HB 4510 - Relating to the general provisions for judicial review
HB 4515 - Relating to elections of judges
HB 4557 - Increasing the salaries of circuit court judges, family court judges, and magistrates
HB 4588 - Establishing a system of district courts of appeals to serve as an intermediate level of appeals in judicial proceedings
HB 4592 - Relating to probation and parole

Courts -- Magistrate (1 Bills)
HB 2090 - Increasing the minimum number of magisterial districts in a county

Courts (And Related Subheadings) (1 Bills)
HB 2314 - Removing the compensation caps entirely for secretary-clerks and case coordinators

Creditors and Debtors (1 Bills)
HB 2058 - Prohibiting the use of a credit score in casualty insurance rate filings

Crime (69 Bills)
HB 2021 - Relating to penalties incurred from obstructing, fleeing from and making false statements to law-enforcement
HB 2099 - Defining the act of leaving the scene of a crash involving death or serious bodily injury as a felony; Erin's Law
HB 2106 - Creating a domestic violence registry
HB 2137 - Making it a misdemeanor for a person to impersonate a veteran
HB 2154 - Relating to sanctions for recipients of benefits from the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program
HB 2306 - Establishing new procedures for courts with criminal jurisdiction to suspend and revoke driver’s licenses based on D.U.I.
HB 2322 - Prohibiting sex offender registrants from having Halloween related contact with children
HB 2352 - Relating to the criminal offense of desecration of graves and vandalizing cemeteries
HB 2390 - Providing death penalty for first degree murder
HB 2607 - Extending the maximum period of confinement a judge may impose for certain, first-time probationary violations
HB 2648 - Increasing penalties for manufacturing or transportation of a controlled substance in the presence of a minor
HB 2710 - Including unborn child or fetus in statute setting criminal penalties for child neglect resulting in death
HB 2715 - Establishing procedures for carrying out the death sentence
HB 2825 - Requiring state institutions of higher education adopt policies concerning sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and
HB 2873 - Relating to alternate sentencing for nonviolent felony offenders
HB 2918 - Creating a felony penalty of life without mercy for the first degree murder of a law-enforcement officer
HB 2922 - Reducing the cost of the fee for a state license to carry a concealed weapon
HB 2976 - Relating to the theft of consumer identity protections
HB 2988 - Clarifying the penalties for embezzlement
HB 2992 - Relating to civil asset forfeiture
HB 3005 - Relating to regulation of unmanned aircraft systems
HB 3010 - Making it a felony to knowingly expose another individual to HIV
HB 3019 - Relating to the West Virginia Contraband Forfeiture Act
HB 3020 - Relating to criminal penalties for the offenses of hunting, trapping or fishing on the lands of another person
HB 3026 - Providing that a vehicle driver who injures a “vulnerable road user” is guilty of reckless driving
HB 3035 - Relating to the legalization of marijuana
HB 4028 - Allowing funding allotted for treatment supervision of drug offenders to be applied to participants in the Adult Drug Court Progra
HB 4139 - Specifying the conditions where and by whom it is unlawful to possess a firearm at school-sponsored functions
HB 4160 - Establishing an alternative methodology for pretrial release of persons charged with crimes
HB 4177 - Prohibiting smoking of tobacco products in a motor vehicle while an individual sixteen years of age or less is present
HB 4193 - Allowing state and federal law-enforcement officers to testify as to the contents and evidence of a wiretap or electronic surveill
HB 4194 - Relating to custody and disposal of seized controlled substances and drugs
HB 4195 - Clarifying the offense of burglary, and adding provisions for the criminal trespassing of a dwelling
HB 4196 - Including possession of known stolen property in the offense of receiving or transferring stolen property
HB 4211 - Increasing penalties for public school employees that embezzle public funds
HB 4212 - Relating to intentional killing based on status as law- enforcement officer
HB 4217 - Permitting an attending physician to obtain a patient’s autopsy report
HB 4252 - Authorizing the prosecuting attorney to issue a subpoena duces tecum for certain documents
HB 4254 - Placing a seven-day supply limitation on the amount of Schedule II drugs which can be lawfully prescribed
HB 4264 - Repealing a section of the code relating to the penalty for performing an abortion
HB 4281 - Prohibiting civil rights violations based on gender identity, or sexual orientation
HB 4282 - Changing the Unborn Victims of Violence Act to the Unborn Victims of Abuse Act
HB 4293 - Prohibiting the use of anabolic steroids and certain Class I drugs on racing dogs
HB 4309 - Restricting the sale and trade of dextromethorphan
HB 4310 - Mandating cognitive behavioral therapy for those who have violated the law for computer sex crimes
HB 4338 - Relating to the powers and authority of the Divisions of Administrative Services, and Corrections and Rehabilitation of the Depart
HB 4347 - Relating to voluntary contributions to the West Virginia State Police Forensic Laboratory Fund
HB 4353 - Establishing a fee for the expungement of certain criminal convictions
HB 4359 - Relating to the removal of animals left unattended in motor vehicles
HB 4370 - Requiring the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals to maintain a searchable, criminal database
HB 4372 - Requiring the Board of Pharmacy to make appropriate referrals of reports of suspicious orders of controlled substances
HB 4375 - Relating generally to benefits provided by the Department of Health and Human Resources
HB 4393 - Increasing penalty for wearing a mask while committing a crime
HB 4419 - Relating to securing the borders against persons who may be in the country unlawfully
HB 4425 - Relating to crimes involving acts of violence
HB 4451 - Creating the West Virginia Sentencing Commission
HB 4455 - Relating to animal abuse
HB 4501 - Allowing victims of certain crimes to get a restraining order prohibiting convicted persons from contacting or living in proximity
HB 4502 - Adding the crimes of murder and armed robbery to the list of offenses for which a prosecutor may apply for an order authorizing in
HB 4507 - Relating to prostituting a child by a parent, guardian, custodian or other person in a position of trust
HB 4511 - Modifying bail requirements
HB 4514 - Making it a felony to knowingly house drug traffickers
HB 4523 - Relating to pecuniary interest of county and district officers, teachers and school officials in contracts
HB 4533 - Making it a misdemeanor for a person to knowingly allow a felony drug offense to be committed on his or her property
HB 4582 - Relating to posession of a deadly weapon on a school bus or education grounds
HB 4584 - Prohibiting retailers from selling or leasing products that make content accessible on the Internet
HB 4600 - Authorizing employed investigators of the Board of Medicine, the Board of Osteopathy and the Board of Pharmacy to carry concealed
HB 4615 - Relating generally to forfeiture of contraband
HB 4618 - Relating to the authority of the Division of Protective Services

Crimes (3 Bills)
HB 2013 - Relating to replacing the present crime of burglary with the crime of home invasion
HB 2024 - Creating a criminal felony offense of aggravated assault or battery of a child or a person who is mentally incapacitated
HB 2140 - Modifying the definition of child abuse or neglect to exclude accidental injury

Disabilities (4 Bills)
HB 2179 - Issuing a special registration plate for persons who are residents of this state and who have a family member diagnosed with autis
HB 2189 - Exempting disabled veterans from campground rental fees during certain times
HB 2197 - Requiring retail establishments offering gasoline or other motor fuel to provide refueling assistance and refueling access to pers
HB 2217 - Increasing the maximum personal income tax exemption for persons over the age of sixty-five and for persons who are totally disabl

Domestic Relations (11 Bills)
HB 2089 - Establishing a bill of rights for foster parents
HB 2528 - Requiring the amount of child support to be paid is effective from the date the petition for the modification was filed
HB 2547 - Relating to grandparent’s rights
HB 2855 - Relating to care, custody and visitation of pets involved in separation and divorce proceedings
HB 4010 - Providing no requirement to perform or host a marriage ceremony that does not conform to sincerely held religious beliefs
HB 4333 - Relating to adoption records
HB 4459 - Permitting parents to petition the court for visitation on Mother’s Day and Father’s Day
HB 4546 - Relating to where an application for a marriage license may be made
HB 4569 - Creating a statutory right to petition circuit and family courts for sibling visitation
HB 4589 - Authorizing magistrates to order emergency removal of child when parent’s drug use creates unsafe environment
HB 4590 - Nullifying certain adoption orders

Drugs and Drug Paraphernalia (1 Bills)
HB 2130 - Relating to drug testing of legislators

Economic Development (16 Bills)
HB 2615 - Providing a tax credit for obtaining certain certifications by the United States Green Building Council Leadership in Energy and E
HB 2727 - Providing an identification card for released inmates who do not have a West Virginia identification card or driver’s license
HB 2843 - Permitting Class III municipalities to be included in the West Virginia Tax Increment Act
HB 2921 - Establishing a website clearinghouse for sharing information about potential sources of revenue, financial, technical and legal as
HB 2958 - Relating generally to development of infrastructure in the state
HB 3086 - Relating to the West Virginia Economic Development Authority
HB 3087 - Economic and Community Development Task Force
HB 4154 - Establishing the 2018 Regulatory Reform Act
HB 4296 - Establishing the Southern West Virginia Lake Development Study Commission
HB 4431 - Establishing the Mountaineer Trail Network Recreation Authority
HB 4447 - Providing for a uniform and efficient system of broadband conduit installation
HB 4488 - Relating to the Hatfield-McCoy Recreation Authority
HB 4495 - Requiring urban renewal authorities to submit proposed urban renewal projects to the affected local county boards of health
HB 4518 - Establishing the Southern West Virginia Lake Development Study Commission
HB 4544 - Creating a matching program for the small business innovation and research program and the small business technology transfer prog
HB 4558 - Establishing the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Investment Fund in the West Virginia Development Office

Education (9 Bills)
HB 2014 - Allowing parents or the school to serve sweets during the holidays if the school receives parental or guardian consent
HB 2073 - Making available elective courses on the history of the old and new testaments of the bible
HB 2093 - Exempting personal income earned by individuals working as teachers at primary and secondary schools from personal income tax
HB 2172 - Providing that school nutrition plans include take home meals for low income students
HB 2194 - Reducing personnel employed by the West Virginia Department of Education
HB 2309 - Discontinuing the use of common core standards and assessments in the state
HB 2334 - Relating to school curricular standards and assessments
HB 2378 - Providing school days to register and transport students to vote
HB 2429 - Granting tax credits for parents and legal guardians whose children are in a home schooling program or private school

Education (And Related Subheadings) (3 Bills)
HB 2050 - Allowing state employees to take paid leave to attend parent-teacher conference for their children
HB 2166 - Requiring county boards of education to employ a certified library media specialist in each county school
HB 2185 - Giving local authorities the authority to decrease the speed limit on streets and highways where school buses travel in its jurisd

Education -- Retirement (2 Bills)
HB 2057 - Increasing benefits of retired state personnel and retired teachers
HB 2184 - Permitting teachers under the State Teachers Retirement System to teach college level courses without loss of benefits

Education (And Related Subheadings) (4 Bills)
HB 2046 - Requiring county boards of education to provide released time for professional educators and service personnel when serving in an
HB 2104 - Requiring that public schools provide facilities for students of all faiths and religions to have a place of fellowship, prayer an
HB 2191 - Relating to educational benefits for dependents of deceased or disabled veterans
HB 2213 - Relating to compulsory school attendance

Education (Higher) (18 Bills)
HB 2075 - Providing the Auditor with greater oversight of advance allowance accounts
HB 2144 - Relating to relocation or closure of state higher education institutions
HB 2557 - Relating to tuition and fees at community and technical colleges
HB 2756 - Making Promise scholarships available for students pursuing certificates or degrees through an accredited community and technical
HB 2818 - Prohibiting West Virginia institutions of higher learning and state agencies from discriminating against graduates of private, non
HB 2849 - Providing that the compensation level of the Chancellor for Higher Education may be no more than the salary of the Governor
HB 2858 - Creating a loan tuition forgiveness program to encourage students in selected and necessary fields to remain in the state
HB 2887 - Relating to retirement and separation incentives
HB 3001 - Abolishing the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission
HB 3095 - Allowing retired teachers to be employed by a higher education institution
HB 4037 - Expiring the PROMISE Scholarship Program, and establishing the Promise for All Scholarship Program
HB 4203 - Campus Free Speech Act
HB 4251 - Permitting employees of baccalaureate institutions and universities outside of this state to be appointed to board of governors
HB 4277 - Allowing individuals who have completed home school to be eligible for the PROMISE scholarship
HB 4298 - The Campus Self Defense Act
HB 4430 - Creating a merit-based scholarship program for tuition and fee payments for certain students attending state community and technic
HB 4466 - Expanding the amount of PROMISE scholarship funds awarded to persons majoring in science, technology, engineering and mathematics
HB 4594 - Permitting public employees the right to collectively bargain

Education (K12) (71 Bills)
HB 2031 - Eliminating requirements that state provide for professional training and development of teachers
HB 2123 - Making the West Virginia Schools for the Deaf and Blind eligible to participate in any and all funding administered or distributed
HB 2142 - Providing a salary increase for special education teachers
HB 2157 - Relating to school calendar
HB 2198 - Redirecting certain funds of the West Virginia Department of Education
HB 2210 - Increasing pay to teachers and service personnel
HB 2211 - Increasing salaries for teachers
HB 2214 - West Virginia Educational Restoration Act
HB 2336 - Reducing the number of pupils per school nurses
HB 2374 - Requiring schools post signs displaying the Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline
HB 2403 - Permitting county boards of education to accumulate instructional days and use them when needed
HB 2436 - Suspending the implementation of the school aid formula until the year 2021
HB 2443 - Establishing academic standards and assessment methods
HB 2524 - Improving the focus on school-level continuous improvement processes
HB 2543 - Preventing the State Board of Education from implementing common core academic standards and assessments
HB 2571 - Developing a resource for use by parents to monitor and track deaf and hard-of-hearing children’s expressive and receptive languag
HB 2572 - Providing for the authorization and oversight of public charter schools
HB 2695 - Creating a pilot program for expansion of school-based mental health and school-based diversion
HB 2742 - School Consolidation Task Force
HB 2761 - Relating to qualifications of paraprofessionals, autism mentors and braille or sign support specialists
HB 2787 - Creating an additional class of special education classroom aides
HB 2795 - Clarifying a director of a multicounty vocational technical school is a principal
HB 2809 - Relating to basic state aid to public education
HB 2902 - Requiring county school boards to provide adequate mental health and counseling services
HB 2926 - Relating to the comprehensive statewide student assessment
HB 2945 - Relating to exemptions from mandated immunizations
HB 2974 - Relating to public school education in dating violence, domestic abuse and sexual violence prevention
HB 2997 - Relating generally to applied associate of science degrees that target workforce needs
HB 3008 - Relating to eliminating county school systems and creating ten school districts
HB 3023 - Relating to public school education assessment of students for dyslexia and dyscalculia
HB 3031 - Creating a state program allowing high school students advance to getting a college degree or technical training while in high sch
HB 3036 - Allowing county boards of education to hire retired teachers
HB 3061 - Encouraging mastery-based education through the Innovation In Schools program
HB 3089 - Relating to the adoption of instructional resources for use in the public schools
HB 4006 - Revising the processes through which professional development is delivered for those who provide public education
HB 4007 - Allowing home-schooled students to participate in secondary school extracurricular activities
HB 4008 - Education Savings Account Act
HB 4183 - Relating generally to standardized testing requirements for nonpublic schools
HB 4206 - Revising pupil to teacher ratio for elementary schools
HB 4216 - Revising the order in which qualified applicants are considered for service personnel employment by county boards of education
HB 4219 - Permitting employees of educational services cooperatives to participate in the State Teachers Retirement System
HB 4220 - Relating generally to grounds for revocation of a teaching certificate
HB 4223 - Developing a resource for use by parents to monitor and track deaf and hard-of-hearing children’s receptive and expressive languag
HB 4224 - Establishing an eight-hour work day for school service personnel
HB 4225 - Eliminating the written consent requirement for relegating any condition of employment for service personnel
HB 4226 - Eliminating the competency testing requirement for school service personnel
HB 4231 - Eliminating the requirement to pay service personnel for at least a full day of work when he or she has worked more than three and
HB 4243 - Requiring county boards of education to conduct regular structural inspections of school facilities and structures
HB 4248 - Permitting vocational education classes for homeschooled and private schooled students
HB 4249 - Allowing private entities to lease buildings to local school boards in cases of emergency or condemnation
HB 4250 - Creating a digital learning pilot project
HB 4255 - Requiring the state board of education to develop an elective course on Vocational Agriculture
HB 4259 - Providing information to high school students regarding career and technical educational opportunities
HB 4352 - Assisting county boards of education in converting their maintenance vehicles to compressed natural gas or propane
HB 4362 - Recognizing outstanding students who are top achievers in scholastic studies
HB 4371 - Prohibiting school employees from counseling, referring, transporting, or assisting any student to obtain an abortion
HB 4398 - Specifying the grade point average required for student participation in interscholastic athletics at the high school level
HB 4402 - Relating to the prevention of sexual abuse of children
HB 4407 - Relating to eligibility for alternative program teacher certificate
HB 4445 - Allowing vehicles operated by transportation supervisors employed by county boards of education to use red flashing warning lights
HB 4469 - Increasing the salaries of public school teachers
HB 4478 - Authorizing public schools to distribute excess food to students
HB 4520 - Requiring free feminine hygiene products in grades 6 through 12
HB 4528 - Relating to transfers and enrollment policies for students in public schools
HB 4545 - Establishing a pilot program to develop school-based mental and behavioral health services
HB 4549 - Requiring school counselors in public schools to spend 100 percent of their time on comprehensive school counseling programs
HB 4564 - Assessing the college-and career-readiness of 11th and 12th grade students
HB 4577 - Relating to seniority rights and school consolidation
HB 4594 - Permitting public employees the right to collectively bargain
HB 4602 - Relating generally to school calendars
HB 4614 - Relating to education to children and adults housed in correctional facilities and regional jails

Elected Officials (2 Bills)
HB 2046 - Requiring county boards of education to provide released time for professional educators and service personnel when serving in an
HB 2395 - Prohibiting chairmen of state political parties during or up to one year after the termination of their employment as chairmen of

Elections (19 Bills)
HB 2065 - Requiring all local special elections to be held on the days and hours of general, primary or state-wide elections
HB 2102 - Allowing a group of affiliated voters to become a recognized political party under certain criteria
HB 2124 - Providing that members of the House of Delegates in districts having more than one delegate be elected from numbered divisions
HB 2320 - Allowing nonmembers of a political party to request that party’s partisan ballot at a primary election
HB 2378 - Providing school days to register and transport students to vote
HB 2597 - Campaign Advertising Fairness Act
HB 2635 - Relating to nonpartisan election of justices of the Supreme Court of Appeals
HB 2723 - Relating to primary elections for nonpartisan offices including Justices of the Supreme Court, circuit court judges, family court
HB 3039 - Allowing municipalities to cancel elections when only one person is running for each office
HB 4164 - Providing that members of the House of Delegates in districts having more than one delegate be elected from numbered divisions
HB 4174 - Designating the placement of nonpartisan judicial offices on the primary election ballot
HB 4434 - Clarifying provisions relating to candidates unaffiliated with a political party as it relates to certificates of announcement
HB 4441 - Establishing that a candidate must resign to run for another public office
HB 4493 - Permitting county commissions to set compensation of election officials
HB 4515 - Relating to elections of judges
HB 4525 - Relating to residency requirements for people entitled to vote and people eligible to register to vote
HB 4571 - Relating to the final day of filing announcements of candidates for a political office
HB 4579 - Relating generally to financing political campaigns for elections
HB 4591 - Allowing municipalities to cancel elections when only one person is running

Energy (7 Bills)
HB 2076 - Establishing the Legislative Oversight Commission on Energy Workers Safety
HB 2087 - Prohibiting blasting within six hundred twenty-five feet of an occupied dwelling
HB 2170 - Relating generally to horizontal well control standards
HB 2534 - Authorizing local units of government to adopt local energy efficiency partnership programs
HB 4168 - Relating to entry onto private property by natural gas companies
HB 4551 - Requiring the mineral estate of an unknown owner be sold to the legal surface owner at the fair market value of the mineral intere
HB 4604 - Providing that proceeds from certain oil and gas wells that are due to persons whose name or address are unknown be kept in a spec

Environment (8 Bills)
HB 2615 - Providing a tax credit for obtaining certain certifications by the United States Green Building Council Leadership in Energy and E
HB 2931 - Authorizing shut-in of oil and gas wells in West Virginia
HB 2990 - Requiring continuous monitoring of air, noise, dust and particulates
HB 3042 - Clarifying the intent of gas royalty leases which required not less than 1/8th (12.5%) of the total amount paid to, received by or
HB 4253 - Responders Protection Act
HB 4414 - Requiring billing for the renewal of permit to operate a source of air pollutants 30 days before the permit is set to expire
HB 4426 - Relating to the Department of Environmental Protection
HB 4485 - Shifting funding from the Landfill Closure Assistance Fund to local solid waste authorities

Environmental Protection (1 Bills)
HB 2339 - Intrastate Coal and Use Act

Estates and Trusts (3 Bills)
HB 2432 - Barring persons who are convicted of certain criminal offenses from acquiring property from their victims
HB 2868 - Relating generally to Uniform Unclaimed Property Act
HB 4320 - Limiting the ability of an agent under a power of attorney to take self-benefiting actions

Ethics (5 Bills)
HB 2395 - Prohibiting chairmen of state political parties during or up to one year after the termination of their employment as chairmen of
HB 4424 - Providing that the Ethics Act applies to certain persons providing services without pay to state elected officials
HB 4473 - Relating to use of state funds for advertising to promote a public official or government office
HB 4523 - Relating to pecuniary interest of county and district officers, teachers and school officials in contracts
HB 4548 - Relating to the registration of lobbyists

Finance and Administration (32 Bills)
HB 2413 - Requiring the comprehensive annual financial report to be published by the end of December
HB 2488 - Relating to the forfeiture of unencumbered funds in special revenue accounts
HB 2489 - Requiring a transfer from reappropriated revenue accounts to General Revenue Fund
HB 2515 - West Virginia Monument and Memorial Protection Act of 2017
HB 2556 - Requiring the Joint Committee on Government and Finance to prepare a “Coercive Federal Funds Report” on each budget bill
HB 2790 - Transferring the Division of Forestry from the Department of Commerce to the Department of Agriculture
HB 2829 - Establishing a toll-free phone line for receipt of comments from the public about state programs and services
HB 2936 - Requiring purchases to be made at lowest retail price available at level of quality sought by the spending unit
HB 2964 - Budget Stabilization Act of 2017
HB 3013 - Requiring an inspection or inspections of any building prior to purchase or major renovation by the state
HB 4015 - Relating to the management and continuous inventory of vehicles owned, leased, operated, or acquired by the state and its agencies
HB 4034 - Exempting the renewal of certain contracts entered into during a declared state of emergency from purchasing requirements
HB 4038 - Requiring training conducted on behalf of a state agency to be provided in state-owned facilities
HB 4151 - Exempting Buildings 6, 7 and 9 of the Capitol Complex from the requirement that food service facilities be operated by West Virgin
HB 4161 - Exempting the State Conservation Committee and the Conservation Agency from the requirements of the Purchasing Division for contra
HB 4170 - Relating to the management and continuous inventory of vehicles owned, leased, operated, or acquired by the state and its agencies
HB 4176 - Allowing the West Virginia Insurance Commissioner to self-insure state agencies Workers’ Compensation programs
HB 4190 - Relating to the debarment of vendors providing goods and services to the state and its subdivisions
HB 4191 - Prohibiting employees of the state who have convictions for driving under the influence from driving or operating state owned vehi
HB 4200 - Relating generally to the state’s spending units
HB 4229 - Relating to debarment of vendors seeking to provide goods and services to the state and its subdivisions
HB 4236 - Requiring agencies to provide an annual inventory of real property holdings to the Real Estate Division
HB 4261 - Relating generally to procurement by state agencies
HB 4301 - Requiring all state agencies to develop a plan to evaluate a transition to cloud based data storage
HB 4339 - Dissolving the Information Services and Communications Division
HB 4348 - Relating to the powers and duties of the Public Land Corporation
HB 4374 - Providing a mechanism for the independent evaluation of revenue estimates by West Virginia and Marshall Universities’ business col
HB 4432 - Requiring fifty percent of state vehicles use compressed natural gas
HB 4458 - Citizen and State Accountability Act
HB 4504 - Prohibiting the awarding of public contracts to vendors and subcontractors indebted to the state or its political subdivisions
HB 4513 - Relating to debarment of vendors seeking to provide goods and services to the state and its subdivisions
HB 4535 - Relating to payment by paper warrant

Fire Fighting and Prevention (3 Bills)
HB 2048 - Providing meetings and conference rights for members of municipal fire departments
HB 2160 - Providing that paid county or municipal fire departments and duly incorporated volunteer fire departments pay reduced workers' co
HB 2400 - Reducing federal adjusted gross income for volunteer fire department and rescue squad members

Firearms (3 Bills)
HB 2100 - Recognizing those in active military service as residents for the purpose of obtaining concealed carry permits while stationed at
HB 2212 - West Virginia Firearms Freedom Act
HB 2311 - Making all future federal and local statutes, ordinances, laws, orders and rules concerning firearms, firearm accessories, ammunit

Fuel (2 Bills)
HB 2197 - Requiring retail establishments offering gasoline or other motor fuel to provide refueling assistance and refueling access to pers
HB 2205 - Exempting heating oil for residential use from the Motor Fuel Excise Tax

Funds (4 Bills)
HB 2025 - Providing one-time supplements to all annuitants when they reach the age of seventy
HB 2034 - Relating to county budget stabilization funds
HB 2193 - Relating to the West Virginia Future Fund
HB 2317 - Establishing a retired teachers instant lottery scratch-off game

Gaming Activities (4 Bills)
HB 2033 - Permitting the resident lineal descendants of landowners to hunt, trap or fish on that resident landowner's property without a lic
HB 2105 - Establishing the state parks instant lottery scratch-off game
HB 2204 - Removing limitations on advertising and promotional activities by limited video lottery retailers
HB 2317 - Establishing a retired teachers instant lottery scratch-off game

Governmental Agencies (2 Bills)
HB 2175 - Requiring recipients of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program be issued a photo identification card
HB 2395 - Prohibiting chairmen of state political parties during or up to one year after the termination of their employment as chairmen of

Governor -- Bills Requested By (30 Bills)
HB 4019 - Budget Bill, making appropriations of public money out of the treasury in accordance with section fifty-one, article six of the Co
HB 4135 - Updating the meaning of federal taxable income and certain other terms used in the West Virginia Corporation Net Income Tax Act
HB 4140 - Transferring of certain powers and programs of the West Virginia Affordable Housing Trust Fund to the West Virginia Housing Develo
HB 4142 - Providing certain employees of the Division of Corrections, Division of Juvenile Services, and West Virginia Regional Jail and Cor
HB 4143 - Eliminating the requirement that the Division of Corrections and the Bureau of Public Health purchase commodities produced on inst
HB 4144 - Relating to the elimination of film tax credits
HB 4145 - Increasing the annual salaries of members of the West Virginia State Police, public school teachers and school service personnel
HB 4146 - Updating meaning of federal adjusted gross income and certain other terms used in West Virginia Personal Income Tax Act
HB 4154 - Establishing the 2018 Regulatory Reform Act
HB 4157 - Eliminating the refundable exemption for road construction contractors
HB 4182 - Authorizing the Director of the Division of Natural Resources to implement a sound silvicultural management plan for state park la
HB 4188 - Creating the Shared Services Section within the Finance Division of the Department of Administration
HB 4227 - Relating generally to drug control
HB 4261 - Relating generally to procurement by state agencies
HB 4263 - Reducing the use of opiates
HB 4267 - Increasing access to career education and workforce training
HB 4376 - Expiring funds to the balance of the Department of Health and Human Resources
HB 4377 - Making a supplementary appropriation to the Department of Health and Human Resources, Division of Human Services
HB 4378 - Making a supplementary appropriation to the Bureau of Senior Services
HB 4379 - Supplementing, amending, decreasing, and increasing items of the existing appropriations to the Department of Transportation
HB 4380 - Making a supplementary appropriation to the Department of Agriculture
HB 4381 - Making a supplementary appropriation to the Department of Education
HB 4382 - Supplementing and amending by decreasing and increasing existing appropriations to various agencies
HB 4383 - Supplementing and amending existing appropriations to the Department of Health and Human Resources, and to the Bureau of Senior Se
HB 4384 - Making a supplementary appropriation to the Department of Transportation
HB 4385 - Making a supplementary appropriation to the Department of Health and Human Resources, Division of Human Services
HB 4386 - Making a supplementary appropriation to the Department of Health and Human Resources, Division of Health – Community Mental Health
HB 4387 - Supplementing and amending by decreasing existing appropriations and adding new appropriations to the Department of Health and Hum
HB 4388 - Supplementing and amending by decreasing and increasing existing appropriations to the Higher Education Policy Commission
HB 4389 - Expiring funds to the Enterprise Resource Planning System Fund

Hazardous Materials (2 Bills)
HB 2169 - Clarifying that the county or regional solid waste authority that may impose and collect an additional solid waste assessment fee
HB 2410 - Relating to public sewage services

Health (60 Bills)
HB 2022 - Relating to public health
HB 2068 - Operating and maintaining a fully interoperable statewide network to facilitate public and private use of health care information
HB 2082 - Prohibiting state funding of abortions
HB 2095 - Relating to the rule-making authority of local boards of health
HB 2165 - Relating to out of state physicians and surgeons traveling with sports teams within this state
HB 2175 - Requiring recipients of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program be issued a photo identification card
HB 2187 - Establishing an advisory council on rare diseases
HB 2330 - Prohibiting the sale of paraphernalia designed or marketed for use with controlled substances
HB 2331 - Raising the legal age for purchase of tobacco and tobacco products
HB 2523 - Eliminating the certificate of need program
HB 2614 - Prohibiting health care practitioners from knowingly and in bad faith prescribing or administering drugs
HB 2633 - Requiring state institutions of higher education to conduct Phase 3 clinical research studies for any cancer treatment
HB 2695 - Creating a pilot program for expansion of school-based mental health and school-based diversion
HB 2778 - Relating to licensure of behavioral health centers and behavioral health consumer rights
HB 2808 - The West Virginia Assisted Outpatient Treatment Act
HB 2823 - Establishing a statewide call-in center to receive assistance with healthcare
HB 2826 - Eliminating provisions and repealing statutes related to the West Virginia Health Information Network
HB 2914 - Relating to powers and duties of the Commissioner of Public Health
HB 2945 - Relating to exemptions from mandated immunizations
HB 2951 - Assessing the health impact of any new, or modification to, rule proposed by the Secretary of the Department of Environmental Prot
HB 2999 - Establishing a program for the licensing and regulation of out-patient substance abuse counseling programs
HB 3052 - Prohibiting state funding of abortions
HB 4003 - Reducing the use of certain prescription drugs
HB 4035 - Creating a legislative coalition to study and report to the Legislature on palliative care
HB 4043 - Requiring national accreditation of local health departments
HB 4147 - Authorizing the earlier issuance of identification cards to approved medical marijuana consumers and caregivers
HB 4148 - Allowing medical marijuana to be grown outdoors by licensed growers
HB 4149 - Authorizing possession and smoking of medical cannabis by approved persons
HB 4153 - Imposing a health care related provider tax on certain health care organizations
HB 4159 - Removing certain limitations on medical marijuana grower, processor and dispensary licenses
HB 4171 - Prohibiting smoking in an enclosed motor vehicle when a child under the age of eight is present
HB 4172 - Establishing a crisis line and mobile application for the public to combat the crisis in this state posed by substance abuse
HB 4178 - Permitting certain portions of certified nurse aide training to be provided through distance learning technologies
HB 4179 - Transferring milk rules and regulations from Department of Health and Human Resources to Department of Agriculture
HB 4199 - Permitting a nursing home to use trained individuals to administer medication
HB 4215 - Relating to the involuntary hospitalization of persons administered opioid antagonists
HB 4223 - Developing a resource for use by parents to monitor and track deaf and hard-of-hearing children’s receptive and expressive languag
HB 4246 - Requiring abortions to be performed by a licensed physician
HB 4247 - Relating to life-sustaining treatment policies of health care facilities; “Simon’s Law”
HB 4294 - Creating a state-administered wholesale drug importation program
HB 4306 - Permitting local boards of health to combine without approval from the Commissioner of the Bureau for Public Health
HB 4313 - Deregulating persons who perform work on heating, ventilating and cooling systems and fire dampers
HB 4318 - Life at Conception Act of 2018
HB 4327 - Prohibiting employers from requiring any employee to have or receive an influenza immunization
HB 4345 - Relating to limitations on permits for growers, processors and dispensaries of medical cannabis
HB 4364 - Relating to registration period for nurse aide registrants
HB 4366 - Relating to the approval of additional beds for intermediate care facilities
HB 4395 - Permitting certain felons to work in licensed behavioral health facilities
HB 4435 - Youth Mental Health Protection Act
HB 4457 - Relating to designation of hospitals for stroke treatment
HB 4467 - Nondiscrimination in Involuntary Denial of Treatment Act
HB 4472 - West Virginia Addictions Treatment and Recovery Fund
HB 4491 - Relating to legalizing cannabis production, sales and adult consumption
HB 4519 - Relating to supplemental Medicaid and Medicare reimbursements for ground emergency medical transportation services
HB 4527 - Requiring health care insurance policies to provide coverage for services performed by a pharmacist
HB 4537 - Increasing the tobacco products excise tax
HB 4553 - Requiring applicants for new and renewed drivers’ licenses to be asked if they desire to be organ donors
HB 4581 - Requiring influenza immunizations for health care workers
HB 4583 - Relating generally to the disclosure of certain confidential information
HB 4603 - Providing immunity from civil liability to facilities and employees providing crisis stabilization

Health (And Related Subheadings) (1 Bills)
HB 2665 - Requiring a person restraining a mentally ill or mentally challenged person in a "four point restraint" to administer sedation by

Health--Mental (1 Bills)
HB 2665 - Requiring a person restraining a mentally ill or mentally challenged person in a "four point restraint" to administer sedation by

Holidays (1 Bills)
HB 2014 - Allowing parents or the school to serve sweets during the holidays if the school receives parental or guardian consent

Human Rights (12 Bills)
HB 2159 - The Healthy and Safe Workplace Act
HB 2202 - Requiring the Human Rights Commission, when investigating a complaint of discrimination, to specifically include an examination of
HB 2623 - Prohibiting discrimination based upon age or sexual orientation
HB 3012 - Family Protection Act
HB 4169 - Requiring certain establishments and facilities to post human trafficking assistance notices
HB 4203 - Campus Free Speech Act
HB 4318 - Life at Conception Act of 2018
HB 4319 - Adding “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” to the categories covered by the Human Rights Act
HB 4415 - The Protect Our Right to Unite Act
HB 4440 - Relating to the “Equal Pay Act of 2018”
HB 4456 - Prohibiting confidential settlement terms of a contested case involving sexual harassment, sexual abuse, or sexual assault
HB 4505 - Establishing a special memorial day to be known as Juneteenth honoring human rights and the end of slavery in the United States

Human Services (29 Bills)
HB 2132 - Limiting able-bodied adults without dependents receipt of SNAP benefits to three months in a thirty-six month period
HB 2154 - Relating to sanctions for recipients of benefits from the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program
HB 2396 - Requiring the circuit court, when appointing counsel for alleged protected persons, to make appointments from a listing of all int
HB 2810 - Creating a litigation practice license for social workers
HB 2847 - Relating to the state’s Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services Intellectual/Developmental Disability Waiver
HB 2885 - Relating to designation of social workers in the Department of Health and Human Services
HB 2890 - Establishing a Library Facilities Improvement Fund that will serve to support library facilities construction, maintenance and imp
HB 2946 - The West Virginia Refugee Absorptive Capacity Act
HB 3006 - Exempting certain contracts between the Department of Health and Human Resources and West Virginia University, Marshall University
HB 4001 - Relating to eligibility and fraud requirements for public assistance
HB 4012 - Amending the definition of medical services, so as to exclude abortion
HB 4014 - Relating to reorganization of the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources
HB 4024 - Relating generally to direct cremation or direct burial expenses for indigent persons
HB 4046 - Relating to drug screening of applicants for cash assistance
HB 4234 - Creating the "West Virginia Winner" program
HB 4241 - Transitioning foster children into managed care
HB 4279 - Relating to adult protective services system
HB 4390 - Relating to provisionally licensed social workers with the Department of Health and Human Resources
HB 4391 - Implementing work requirements for applicants for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
HB 4392 - Relating to Medicaid subrogation liens of the Department of Health and Human Resources
HB 4395 - Permitting certain felons to work in licensed behavioral health facilities
HB 4417 - Relating to investigations conducted by the Department of Health and Human Resources to prevent fraud and abuse
HB 4453 - Relating to judicial review of contested cases under the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources Board of Review
HB 4463 - Adding applicants for child care and foster care to background checks under the West Virginia Clearance for Access: Registry and E
HB 4476 - Permitting persons who voluntarily enroll in a drug rehabilitation program to be included in an existing pilot program
HB 4509 - Relating to the establishment of substance abuse treatment facilities
HB 4519 - Relating to supplemental Medicaid and Medicare reimbursements for ground emergency medical transportation services
HB 4596 - Relating to terminating parental rights if an infant has tested positive for a Schedule I drug
HB 4611 - The Ryan Brown Addiction Prevention and Recovery Fund Act

Infrastructure (1 Bills)
HB 2067 - Relating to the transfer of certain revenues derived from lottery activities generally, restoring distribution to the West Virgini

Insurance (29 Bills)
HB 2361 - Relating to the surcharge on fire and casualty insurance policies
HB 2517 - Requiring licensees authorized to serve alcoholic liquors or nonintoxicating beer to have certain liability insurance coverage
HB 2863 - Prohibiting use of a person's credit history in certain insurance transactions
HB 2868 - Relating generally to Uniform Unclaimed Property Act
HB 2871 - Eliminating the mandated employer versus employee cost share of eighty percent employer, twenty percent employee for Public Employ
HB 2942 - Prohibiting insurers from cancelling or failing to renew insurance policies do to the mere filing of a claim that was later denied
HB 2944 - Requiring the Insurance Commissioner to regulate professional bondsmen
HB 2957 - Relating to labor; employer’s bond for wages
HB 3021 - Relating to insurance coverage for breast cancer screening
HB 4021 - Creating "Right to Shop" a process which permits a person to search for highest value health care
HB 4175 - Preventing requirement that an advanced practice registered nurse participate in a collaborative relationship to obtain payment
HB 4186 - Relating generally to guaranteed asset protection waivers
HB 4222 - Requiring the owners of motorboats to carry liability insurance, regardless of the horsepower or length of the motorboat
HB 4230 - Relating to credit for reinsurance
HB 4239 - Relating to regulating prior authorizations
HB 4266 - Eliminating taxation on annuity considerations collected and received by a life insurer
HB 4287 - Relating to pharmacy benefit managers
HB 4328 - Requiring health insurance providers to provide coverage for long-term antibiotic therapy for a patient with Lyme Disease
HB 4342 - Relating to commercial insurance rates
HB 4346 - Repealing the Public Employees Insurance Agency Finance Board
HB 4365 - Fixing the premium cost sharing at no less than 80 percent for the employer and no more than 20 percent for the employee
HB 4400 - Relating to the West Virginia Physicians Mutual Insurance Company
HB 4454 - Relating to the assignment of certain benefits in dental care insurance coverage
HB 4468 - Providing that state retirees’ insurance benefits be restored to the benefit levels that existed in 2015
HB 4479 - Relating to the West Virginia Life And Health Insurance Guaranty Association Act
HB 4492 - Relating to the renewal of automobile insurance policies
HB 4499 - Relating to rate filings for personal lines of insurance
HB 4521 - Mountain State Employee Compensation Realignment Act
HB 4576 - Relating to insurance unfair trade practices

Insurance -- Health (6 Bills)
HB 2016 - Providing state health care services for all active and inactive duty military personnel
HB 2020 - Freezing PEIA employee premiums for three years
HB 2051 - Authorizing insurance to married workers without children at reduced rates under the West Virginia Public Employees Insurance Act
HB 2072 - Relating to qualifying children of state employees, receiving income of $25,000 per year or less, for the West Virginia Children's
HB 2176 - Prohibiting the number of inquiries reflected in a credit report, credit score report or CLUE report from adversely affecting an a
HB 2192 - Adding pharmacist and pharmacy to the definition of "health care provider" as used in the Medical Professional Liability Act

Insurance -- Motor Vehicles (1 Bills)
HB 2176 - Prohibiting the number of inquiries reflected in a credit report, credit score report or CLUE report from adversely affecting an a

Insurance (And Related Subheadings) (2 Bills)
HB 2045 - Giving the Insurance Commissioner the power to regulate and penalize self-insured employers
HB 2058 - Prohibiting the use of a credit score in casualty insurance rate filings

Investments (1 Bills)
HB 2385 - Reallocating and dedicating up to $30 million to the natural gas and oil severance tax revenues annually to the natural gas and oi

Juveniles (10 Bills)
HB 2101 - Relating to the juvenile justice reform oversight committee
HB 2352 - Relating to the criminal offense of desecration of graves and vandalizing cemeteries
HB 2593 - Relating to the placement of juvenile status offenders
HB 2632 - Allowing children in the custody of the state in any foster home, group home or other facility or residence to hunt and fish witho
HB 2655 - Defining and establishing the crime of cyberbullying
HB 2695 - Creating a pilot program for expansion of school-based mental health and school-based diversion
HB 2743 - Requiring the release of an unemancipated minor's medical records for drug testing
HB 4435 - Youth Mental Health Protection Act
HB 4507 - Relating to prostituting a child by a parent, guardian, custodian or other person in a position of trust
HB 4569 - Creating a statutory right to petition circuit and family courts for sibling visitation

Labor (29 Bills)
HB 2045 - Giving the Insurance Commissioner the power to regulate and penalize self-insured employers
HB 2145 - Repealing provision prohibiting employers from discriminating for use of tobacco products
HB 2171 - Permitting contractors to perform work on a construction project without having a contractor’s license under certain circumstances
HB 2355 - Repealing the West Virginia Workplace Freedom Act and restoring prior law
HB 2372 - Reestablishing prevailing wages for certain state government contracts
HB 2435 - Relating to the disqualification of an employee for unemployment benefits
HB 2575 - Relating to disqualification for unemployment benefits
HB 2625 - Returning Veterans and Displaced Miners Jobs Act
HB 2659 - Reestablishing prevailing wages for certain state government contracts
HB 2666 - Providing for security of private, employer-sponsored insurance and/or retirement plans
HB 2698 - Providing certain notice to civil service exempt employees dismissed from employment due to change in administration
HB 2772 - Requiring welders working in the State of West Virginia to meet certain certification requirements
HB 2895 - Restoring employees’ rights associated with agreeing to be represented by a labor organization
HB 3082 - Establishing a different amount of annual leave for state employees
HB 4165 - Prohibiting employers from requiring microchips or electronic devices being implanted
HB 4228 - Requiring available materials, supplies, equipment and other items purchased by the state and its agencies to be made in the Unite
HB 4308 - Removing the requirement for contactors to file payroll information on public improvement construction projects
HB 4327 - Prohibiting employers from requiring any employee to have or receive an influenza immunization
HB 4350 - Eliminating the regulation of upholstery
HB 4368 - Relating to voluntary assignments of wages by state employees who have been overpaid
HB 4369 - Making the Division of Corrections and the Division of Health subject to the Occupational Safety and Health Act
HB 4401 - Relating to the registration of business
HB 4423 - Local Government Labor and Consumer Marketing Regulatory Limitation Act
HB 4428 - Allowing training hours earned through public school education or apprenticeship to count towards an applicant’s occupational cert
HB 4436 - Clarifying when a minor between the ages of 16 and 18 may be employed by or elected as a member of a volunteer fire department
HB 4562 - Relating to the definition of an “employee” for purposes of payment of minimum wages, maximum hours, and overtime compensation
HB 4567 - Ban-the-Box Act
HB 4586 - Relating to verification of eligibility for employment
HB 4594 - Permitting public employees the right to collectively bargain

Law Enforcement (4 Bills)
HB 2098 - Requiring the issuance of a search warrant before a driver of a motor vehicle can be made to submit to a secondary blood test
HB 2128 - Requiring persons who are in the business of purchasing precious metals and precious gems to photograph those purchases and to tra
HB 2129 - Relating to the powers and authority of state and local law enforcement to enforce underage drinking laws at private clubs
HB 2155 - Relating to career progression of members of the State Police

Law Enforcement -- State Police (3 Bills)
HB 2149 - Establishing a minimum number of troopers to provide basic law enforcement services, and providing members of the West Virginia St
HB 2316 - Requiring the Superintendent of the State Police to implement a plan to increase the number of troopers
HB 2407 - Requiring that State Police officers be compensated for time when they are required to be on standby and providing a stipend for h

Law Enforcement (And Related Subheadings) (1 Bills)
HB 2463 - Forfeiture Reporting Act

Legal Gaming (22 Bills)
HB 2611 - Allowing a person to be both a limited video lottery operator and retailer
HB 2751 - Legalizing sport pool betting
HB 2872 - Relating to changes in distribution of net terminal income, excess net terminal income and excess lottery fund
HB 2927 - Transferring certain revenues derived from racetrack video lottery and racetrack table games
HB 2943 - Authorizing the Lottery Commission to introduce games whose winning tickets are determined by the outcome of a licensed horse race
HB 2955 - Relating to advance deposit wagering
HB 2982 - Relating to allowing draw games winners to remain anonymous
HB 3067 - Legalizing interactive gaming
HB 4292 - Discontinuing the West Virginia Greyhound Breeding Development Fund
HB 4293 - Prohibiting the use of anabolic steroids and certain Class I drugs on racing dogs
HB 4303 - Relating generally to limited video lottery
HB 4396 - Permitting wagering on the results of certain professional or collegiate sports or athletic events
HB 4408 - Relating generally to limited video lottery
HB 4409 - Removing restrictions on where certain traditional lottery games may be played
HB 4410 - Removing the requirement that the State Auditor receive copies of the Limited Video Lottery bids
HB 4412 - Permitting wagering on the results of certain professional or collegiate sports or athletic events and other events
HB 4421 - Repealing the section of code relating to individual gaming restrictions
HB 4484 - Discontinuing the West Virginia Racing Commission special account known as the West Virginia Greyhound Breeding Development Fund
HB 4552 - Relating to the definition of a raffle
HB 4601 - Changing the licensing requirement for certain casino employees
HB 4606 - Relating to qualifications for a limited video lottery operator’s license
HB 4613 - Providing funds from the State Excess Lottery Revenue Fund to the Ron Yost Personal Assistance Services Fund

Legislature (11 Bills)
HB 2114 - Providing a procedure for West Virginia to select delegates to an Article V convention for proposing amendments to the Constitutio
HB 2156 - Relating to certain members of the Legislature and certain service by members of the Legislature
HB 2395 - Prohibiting chairmen of state political parties during or up to one year after the termination of their employment as chairmen of
HB 2568 - Making the Holy Bible the official state book of West Virginia
HB 2981 - Limiting the number of days members of the Legislature may receive compensation during an extended and extraordinary session
HB 3051 - Appropriation Supremacy Act of 2017
HB 4002 - Providing that all delegates shall be elected from one hundred single districts following the United States Census in 2020
HB 4032 - Withholding pay of a legislator who misses an entire floor session
HB 4192 - Prohibiting lobbying by certified candidates for a seat in the West Virginia Legislature
HB 4397 - Limiting pay of members of the Legislature when a budget bill has not been passed
HB 4433 - Declaring certain claims against an agency of the state to be moral obligations of the state

Libraries (2 Bills)
HB 2166 - Requiring county boards of education to employ a certified library media specialist in each county school
HB 2332 - Requiring the Library Commission to survey the libraries of the state and develop a ten year plan for construction and maintenance

Licenses (1 Bills)
HB 2066 - Providing a fee discount for certain nonresident hunting, fishing and trapping licenses for native nonresidents

Local and Special Laws (2 Bills)
HB 4433 - Declaring certain claims against an agency of the state to be moral obligations of the state
HB 4610 - Authorizing the city of White Sulphur Springs, Greenbrier County, West Virginia, to expend both principal and interest from a spec

Magistrates (2 Bills)
HB 2916 - Authorizing certain first responders to carry firearms
HB 4198 - Adding one to the number of magistrates serving Monongalia County

Military Affairs (9 Bills)
HB 2016 - Providing state health care services for all active and inactive duty military personnel
HB 2063 - Extending the expiration of driver's licenses for active military members' spouses
HB 2100 - Recognizing those in active military service as residents for the purpose of obtaining concealed carry permits while stationed at
HB 2112 - Exempting all monetary benefits derived from military retirement from personal income tax obligations
HB 2173 - Providing benefits for those who have served in the military service
HB 2177 - Exempting all veterans of the Armed Forces or any reserve component thereof from having to obtain a hunting, trapping fishing lice
HB 2189 - Exempting disabled veterans from campground rental fees during certain times
HB 2191 - Relating to educational benefits for dependents of deceased or disabled veterans
HB 2377 - Requiring an official declaration of war or an action to call forth the West Virginia National Guard by the United States Congress

Military and Veterans (12 Bills)
HB 2137 - Making it a misdemeanor for a person to impersonate a veteran
HB 2305 - Relating to the issuance, expiration and renewal of driver’s license
HB 2441 - Permitting honorably discharged veterans to hunt, trap or fish in this state without first obtaining a license
HB 2531 - Allowing military personnel and reservists the additional five-year period to enter upon or recover land already allowed to infant
HB 2822 - Allowing honorably discharged veterans who possess certain military ratings to qualify to take an examination for licensing as a p
HB 2889 - Allowing military veterans with certain military ratings to qualify for examinations required of probationary police officer
HB 3054 - Relating to a five percent bid preference on certain state contracts for businesses owned fifty-one percent by honorably discharge
HB 4201 - Permitting vehicles displaying disabled veterans special registration plates to park where persons with mobility impairments may p
HB 4262 - Exempting retirement income of members of certain uniformed services from state income tax
HB 4361 - Bestowing the West Augusta Award upon each West Virginian graduating from U. S. Military Academies with the highest grade point av
HB 4497 - Exempting spouses of active military personnel from fees associated with occupational or professional licensing
HB 4566 - Relating to property exempt from taxation for military and veterans who have been honorably discharged

Mines and Minerals (2 Bills)
HB 2076 - Establishing the Legislative Oversight Commission on Energy Workers Safety
HB 2339 - Intrastate Coal and Use Act

Miscellaneous (1 Bills)
HB 2321 - Requiring private clubs to be closed from two o'clock a.m. to seven o'clock a.m. on weekdays

Motor Vehicles (36 Bills)
HB 2008 - Relating to the Dealer Recovery Program
HB 2026 - Providing a maximum repair cost for insured owners of motor vehicles if a collision with a deer caused the damage
HB 2043 - Placing penalty points on driver’s licenses for using electronic communications devices while operating a motor vehicle
HB 2061 - Relating to inspection of vehicles and providing that defects in windshields and windows that do not obscure vision are not unsafe
HB 2078 - Making special registration plates for volunteer fire fighters
HB 2098 - Requiring the issuance of a search warrant before a driver of a motor vehicle can be made to submit to a secondary blood test
HB 2162 - Exempting motor vehicles from personal property tax
HB 2305 - Relating to the issuance, expiration and renewal of driver’s license
HB 2328 - Exempting Class X vehicles from the tax provisions of this section
HB 2363 - Requiring that a state employee with a commercial driver’s license have a current medical evaluation certification
HB 2386 - Exempting recipients of the distinguished Purple Heart medal from payment of the vehicle registration fee
HB 2493 - Granting a veteran with a hundred percent service-connected disability a $10,000 exemption from the assessed value for one vehicle
HB 2514 - Creating a special motor vehicle collector license plate
HB 2612 - Repealing section relating to unattended motor vehicles and penalties
HB 2626 - Extending the expiration of driver's licenses for active military members' spouses
HB 2802 - Permitting inspectors working within the Division of Dealer Services of the Division of Motor Vehicles to carry a concealed weapon
HB 2831 - Relating to the reconstitution of the Driver’s Licensing Advisory Board
HB 2836 - Allowing the owner of an antique military vehicle to display alternate registration insignia
HB 2867 - Increasing penalties for failure to use due caution when approaching an emergency vehicle
HB 3015 - Requiring all commercial and professional drivers be fingerprinted and undergo a background check
HB 3033 - Relating to the procedures for driver’s license suspension and revocation in criminal proceedings for driving under the influence
HB 3081 - Conducting a study to determine the amount of revenue to be derived from instituting tolls on I-70 and I-81
HB 4031 - Requiring the Division of Motor Vehicles to make available an electronic proof of motor vehicle registration
HB 4184 - Amending a current legislative rule relating to the road skills examination by removing the reference to parallel parking
HB 4191 - Prohibiting employees of the state who have convictions for driving under the influence from driving or operating state owned vehi
HB 4201 - Permitting vehicles displaying disabled veterans special registration plates to park where persons with mobility impairments may p
HB 4240 - Relating to expungement of the records associated with driving under the influence
HB 4291 - Exempting from certain contract and common carrier laws motor vehicles used exclusively in the transportation of railroad personne
HB 4323 - Relating to non-renewal of any certificate, license, registration, to any person who is delinquent in the payment of state or loca
HB 4405 - Permitting vehicles displaying disabled veterans' special registration plates to park in places where persons with mobility impair
HB 4487 - Providing a special license plate for pollinators
HB 4494 - Authorizing certain motor vehicle manufacturers to operate as new car dealers
HB 4553 - Requiring applicants for new and renewed drivers’ licenses to be asked if they desire to be organ donors
HB 4560 - Including a line item on all personal income tax returns giving taxpayers the option to donate to veterans
HB 4593 - Establishing motor vehicle registration plates for official vehicles of emergency management agencies
HB 4617 - Clarifying where a charge of DUI may be brought against an individual

Motor Vehicles (And Related Subheadings) (1 Bills)
HB 2185 - Giving local authorities the authority to decrease the speed limit on streets and highways where school buses travel in its jurisd

Motor Vehicles -- Licenses, Registration & Inspection (1 Bills)
HB 2063 - Extending the expiration of driver's licenses for active military members' spouses

Municipalities (28 Bills)
HB 2048 - Providing meetings and conference rights for members of municipal fire departments
HB 2064 - Defining the term minor boundary adjustment
HB 2095 - Relating to the rule-making authority of local boards of health
HB 2168 - Prohibiting counties and municipalities from adopting ordinances or regulations that base restrictions on the breed of a dog
HB 2208 - Authorizing counties and municipalities to establish a joint airport hazard comprehensive plan
HB 2209 - Limiting the authority of municipalities to regulate the purchasing, possessing, transferring, owning, carrying, transporting, sel
HB 2356 - Relating to the approval of the Historic Landmarks Commission
HB 2357 - Relating to the power of local government authorities to regulate vehicular traffic within their borders
HB 2537 - Relating to disability pensions of municipal employees
HB 2716 - Imposing an indefinite moratorium on new business and occupancy or privilege taxes
HB 2745 - Adding the examination of Advanced Care Technician
HB 2754 - Relating to fire fees on nonresidents of a municipality
HB 2843 - Permitting Class III municipalities to be included in the West Virginia Tax Increment Act
HB 2985 - Relating to taxes on beer and nonintoxicating beer
HB 3039 - Allowing municipalities to cancel elections when only one person is running for each office
HB 4158 - Relating to municipal home rule
HB 4289 - Relating to disability pensions of municipal employees
HB 4355 - Relating generally to the jurisdiction of the Public Service Commission
HB 4420 - Terminating the Municipal Home Rule Pilot Program
HB 4423 - Local Government Labor and Consumer Marketing Regulatory Limitation Act
HB 4495 - Requiring urban renewal authorities to submit proposed urban renewal projects to the affected local county boards of health
HB 4498 - Relating to charges for municipal services
HB 4508 - Requiring contractors to provide for the safety of the public during construction projects
HB 4526 - Requiring any newly appointed chief executive of a municipal law-enforcement agency to be a certified law-enforcement officer
HB 4529 - Relating to oath by municipal official certifying list of delinquent business and occupation taxes
HB 4554 - Prohibiting counties, municipalities, and cities from passing any sanctuary ordinances, policies, and procedures
HB 4595 - Providing local government the authority to place video cameras at road intersections
HB 4616 - Requiring a majority of affected persons to a minor boundary adjustment annexation to approve of the annexation

Natural Resources (45 Bills)
HB 2042 - Relating to pension benefits exempt from state income taxation
HB 2047 - Increasing compensation for conservation officers
HB 2066 - Providing a fee discount for certain nonresident hunting, fishing and trapping licenses for native nonresidents
HB 2128 - Requiring persons who are in the business of purchasing precious metals and precious gems to photograph those purchases and to tra
HB 2131 - Prohibiting the state from requiring persons with oil or gas rights connected to deep oil or gas wells to involuntarily integrate
HB 2158 - Prohibiting drilling units from being established without consent of all owners
HB 2362 - Relating to the beginning and expiration of hunting and fishing licenses
HB 2406 - Providing an increase in compensation for natural resources police officers
HB 2441 - Permitting honorably discharged veterans to hunt, trap or fish in this state without first obtaining a license
HB 2511 - Establishing an industrial water extraction fee
HB 2512 - Streamlining the process of abandoned mineral interests
HB 2632 - Allowing children in the custody of the state in any foster home, group home or other facility or residence to hunt and fish witho
HB 2661 - Permitting recreational gold mining
HB 2662 - Prohibiting the waste of game animals, game birds or game fish
HB 2693 - Relating to state ownership of wildlife
HB 2696 - Relating to crossbow hunting
HB 2697 - Establishing regional recreation authorities and areas
HB 2699 - Making information about Division of Natural Resources licensees exempt from the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act
HB 2708 - Relating to a lawful method for a developmentally disabled person to purchase a base hunting license
HB 2777 - Requiring all unclaimed oil and gas royalties due a leaseholder of the mineral estate shall be transferred and paid to the legal s
HB 2909 - Abolishing the office environmental advocate within the Department of Environmental Protection
HB 4162 - Granting authority to the State Conservation Committee to contract for flood response
HB 4180 - Relating to wildlife resources
HB 4185 - Awarding service weapons to special natural resources police officers upon retirement
HB 4214 - Increasing penalties for unlawfully possessing or digging ginseng
HB 4235 - Permitting full-time nonresident students attending an in-state college or university to purchase lifetime resident hunting, trapp
HB 4268 - Co-tenancy Modernization and Majority Protection Act
HB 4270 - Providing for the timely payment of moneys owed from oil and natural gas production
HB 4274 - Relating to the operation of motorboats
HB 4278 - Exempting volunteer firefighters from fees for hunting, fishing and trapping licenses and permits
HB 4286 - Repealing a section of the code related to wind power projects
HB 4312 - Requiring purchasers of roundwood to collect and maintain certain information
HB 4326 - Exempting veterans from obtaining a certificate of training in handling a firearm
HB 4337 - Establishing the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources Police Officer Retirement System
HB 4340 - Relating to the powers and duties of the Office of Coalfield Community Development
HB 4354 - Reallocating and dedicating the natural gas and oil severance tax revenues annually to the natural gas and oil-producing counties
HB 4356 - Relating to an oil and gas royalty arms-length transaction
HB 4394 - Relating to forest fires
HB 4404 - Requiring that five percent of the permits to hunt elk be issued to West Virginia residents who are honorably discharged veterans
HB 4431 - Establishing the Mountaineer Trail Network Recreation Authority
HB 4490 - Relating to oil and gas permits not to be on flat well royalty leases
HB 4530 - West Virginia Natural Resources Permanent Fund
HB 4556 - Establishing the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources Police Officer Retirement System
HB 4574 - Relating to development of interests in natural gas and oil
HB 4607 - Establishing certain criteria for the restricted operation of drones within State Parks, Forests, and Rail Trails

Oil and Gas (4 Bills)
HB 2076 - Establishing the Legislative Oversight Commission on Energy Workers Safety
HB 2205 - Exempting heating oil for residential use from the Motor Fuel Excise Tax
HB 2385 - Reallocating and dedicating up to $30 million to the natural gas and oil severance tax revenues annually to the natural gas and oi
HB 2510 - Permitting certain surface owners to purchase gas at market rates

Parks and Recreation (3 Bills)
HB 2059 - Providing a ten percent discount to residents at state parks and forests
HB 2066 - Providing a fee discount for certain nonresident hunting, fishing and trapping licenses for native nonresidents
HB 2105 - Establishing the state parks instant lottery scratch-off game

Professions and Occupations (29 Bills)
HB 2103 - Making changes to the definition of contractor for purposes of the West Virginia Contractor Licensing Act
HB 2108 - Requiring school bus aides, who are trained in preventing bullying and providing a safe environment for students while being trans
HB 2111 - Exempting certified professional estimator services from consumer sales and service tax
HB 2192 - Adding pharmacist and pharmacy to the definition of "health care provider" as used in the Medical Professional Liability Act
HB 2302 - Prohibiting chairmen of state political parties during or up to one year after the termination of their employment as chairmen of
HB 2418 - Prohibiting the performing of an onychectomy or flexor tendonectomy procedure on a cat
HB 2423 - Relating to the criminal offense of therapeutic deception
HB 2772 - Requiring welders working in the State of West Virginia to meet certain certification requirements
HB 2892 - Removing requirement that persons who pass the bar in West Virginia be members of the West Virginia State Bar in order to practice
HB 2995 - Permitting certain animal euthanasia technicians who have been certified by other states be certified animal euthanasia technician
HB 2999 - Establishing a program for the licensing and regulation of out-patient substance abuse counseling programs
HB 3075 - Licensing the practice of athletic training
HB 4317 - West Virginia Contractor Licensing Act
HB 4329 - Requiring pawnbrokers to providing certain information to law-enforcement agencies
HB 4373 - Providing long-term care and substance abuse treatment
HB 4413 - Permitting a physician assistant to practice independent of a collaborating physician
HB 4461 - Limiting the use of records of criminal conviction to disqualify a person from receiving a license or other authorization to pract
HB 4465 - Authorizing the acupuncture board to issue certificates to perform auricular acudetox therapy
HB 4483 - Relating to generic drug products
HB 4497 - Exempting spouses of active military personnel from fees associated with occupational or professional licensing
HB 4508 - Requiring contractors to provide for the safety of the public during construction projects
HB 4524 - Establishing guidelines for the substitution of certain biological pharmaceuticals
HB 4526 - Requiring any newly appointed chief executive of a municipal law-enforcement agency to be a certified law-enforcement officer
HB 4527 - Requiring health care insurance policies to provide coverage for services performed by a pharmacist
HB 4532 - Relating to a prime contractor’s responsibility for wages and benefits
HB 4534 - Relating to the executive secretary of the Health Professional Licensing Boards
HB 4547 - Recognition of Emergency Medical Services Personnel Licensure Interstate Compact
HB 4550 - Providing the Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists the authority to establish an apprenticeship program for cosmetologists
HB 4609 - Relating to advertising by physicians and podiatrists

Public Employees (12 Bills)
HB 2015 - Establishing seniority rights for public employees
HB 2050 - Allowing state employees to take paid leave to attend parent-teacher conference for their children
HB 2051 - Authorizing insurance to married workers without children at reduced rates under the West Virginia Public Employees Insurance Act
HB 2055 - Including volunteer firefighters within the Public Employees Insurance Act
HB 2074 - Establishing seniority rights for public employees
HB 2080 - Increasing the amount of annual and incremental salary increases for eligible state employees
HB 2110 - Increasing the amount of retirement income to be excluded from the gross income of individuals receiving retirement benefits under
HB 2174 - Granting all public employees, all teachers, all service employees, all public employee retirees, all teacher retirees and all ser
HB 2181 - Creating an additional magistrate court deputy clerk position for Marion County
HB 2194 - Reducing personnel employed by the West Virginia Department of Education
HB 2462 - Relating to the compensation of personnel employed at the West Virginia Schools for the Deaf and the Blind
HB 2947 - Relating to salary increase for Regional Jail Authority employees

Public Safety (32 Bills)
HB 2121 - West Virginia Residential Furniture and Children's Products Flame Retardants Act
HB 2135 - Permitting persons who are twenty-one years of age or older to operate or be a passenger on a motorcycle without a helmet
HB 2138 - Right to keep and bear arms
HB 2150 - Relating to the hunting of coyotes
HB 2599 - Relating to safety of tow trucks, wreckers, and tilt-bed vehicles
HB 2712 - Permitting persons who have been issued state licenses to carry concealed deadly weapons to carry those weapons on the grounds of
HB 2713 - Permitting the carrying of concealed weapons on the campus of a state institution of higher education
HB 2714 - Permitting a firearm or other deadly weapon on or in a private primary or secondary education building, structure or facility
HB 2780 - Clarifying existing language for those first responders who die as a direct result of their duties
HB 2915 - Relating to registration requirements of the sex offender registration act
HB 2965 - Relating to Capitol Complex security access
HB 2992 - Relating to civil asset forfeiture
HB 4033 - Authorizing the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to contract with or employ individuals for emergency respon
HB 4136 - Relating to the age requirements of persons for the position of deputy sheriff
HB 4138 - Requiring certain public or private schools and daycare centers to install carbon monoxide detectors
HB 4187 - Business Liability Protection Act
HB 4194 - Relating to custody and disposal of seized controlled substances and drugs
HB 4253 - Responders Protection Act
HB 4275 - Relating to the law-enforcement authority of the director and officers of the division of protective services
HB 4299 - Providing a $2,000 salary increase to West Virginia State Troopers
HB 4324 - Relating to the employment of individuals by municipal paid fire departments under civil service
HB 4338 - Relating to the powers and authority of the Divisions of Administrative Services, and Corrections and Rehabilitation of the Depart
HB 4419 - Relating to securing the borders against persons who may be in the country unlawfully
HB 4462 - Allowing off duty members and officers of the department of public safety to guard private property
HB 4519 - Relating to supplemental Medicaid and Medicare reimbursements for ground emergency medical transportation services
HB 4528 - Relating to transfers and enrollment policies for students in public schools
HB 4555 - Refugee Information Act
HB 4572 - Increasing frequency of the State Police updating the state sex offender registry
HB 4593 - Establishing motor vehicle registration plates for official vehicles of emergency management agencies
HB 4594 - Permitting public employees the right to collectively bargain
HB 4603 - Providing immunity from civil liability to facilities and employees providing crisis stabilization
HB 4607 - Establishing certain criteria for the restricted operation of drones within State Parks, Forests, and Rail Trails

Public Service Commission (10 Bills)
HB 2141 - Expanding the authority of motor carrier inspectors
HB 2786 - Authorizing the Public Service Commission to regulate the billing practices of utilities and other entities that utilize wired or
HB 2975 - Authorizing the change of charging 911 fees to land line telephone bills to being charged to electric bills
HB 4150 - Prohibiting telecommunications and IP-enabled voice services from displaying the name or telephone number of the recipient
HB 4197 - Requiring persons employed to dispatch emergency calls complete a course in cardiovascular care for telephonic resuscitation
HB 4355 - Relating generally to the jurisdiction of the Public Service Commission
HB 4427 - Requiring federal fingerprint background checks for transportation network company drivers and taxi drivers
HB 4482 - Relating to net metering
HB 4542 - Allowing public service districts to accept payment by credit card
HB 4612 - Prohibiting public utilities from prohibiting customers from constructing, installing, or maintaining a connection or other infras

Real and Personal Property (15 Bills)
HB 2365 - Relating to outdoor advertising regulated by the Commissioner of Highways
HB 2371 - Relating to consumer protection of new manufactured home warranties
HB 2755 - Requiring a seller of real property satisfy upon closing any unpaid charges owed
HB 2932 - Providing owner of conservation easement be given the right of first refusal
HB 2992 - Relating to civil asset forfeiture
HB 3011 - Changing the determination of just compensation to be paid to the landowner when eminent domain is used for a pipeline
HB 4187 - Business Liability Protection Act
HB 4237 - Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act
HB 4269 - Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act
HB 4311 - Making all work product by State Government to be in the public domain and not subject to copyright protection
HB 4335 - Requiring that lien releases filed with county clerk’s office include the Deed of Trust Book and page numbers
HB 4418 - Relating to the Consumer Credit and Protection Act
HB 4495 - Requiring urban renewal authorities to submit proposed urban renewal projects to the affected local county boards of health
HB 4551 - Requiring the mineral estate of an unknown owner be sold to the legal surface owner at the fair market value of the mineral intere
HB 4604 - Providing that proceeds from certain oil and gas wells that are due to persons whose name or address are unknown be kept in a spec

Real Property (2 Bills)
HB 2162 - Exempting motor vehicles from personal property tax
HB 2414 - Allowing quarterly payment of real and personal property taxes

Records and Papers (7 Bills)
HB 2146 - Allowing a home improvement transaction to be performed under an oral contract
HB 2215 - Issuing identification documents to homeless individuals residing at homeless shelters
HB 2982 - Relating to allowing draw games winners to remain anonymous
HB 3014 - Prohibiting a person appointed agent under a power of attorney from exerting undue influence over the principal
HB 4207 - Authorizing an online application to receive a commission to act as a notary public, and eliminating the bond requirement
HB 4221 - Requiring the Tax Commissioner to maintain a centralized computerized information system
HB 4305 - Authorizing the West Virginia Ethics Commission to sanction persons who have violated the Freedom of Information Act

Religious Organizations (1 Bills)
HB 2104 - Requiring that public schools provide facilities for students of all faiths and religions to have a place of fellowship, prayer an

Retirement (25 Bills)
HB 2012 - Reducing state income taxes for state and federal retirees by increasing the exemption on retirement income
HB 2110 - Increasing the amount of retirement income to be excluded from the gross income of individuals receiving retirement benefits under
HB 2112 - Exempting all monetary benefits derived from military retirement from personal income tax obligations
HB 2174 - Granting all public employees, all teachers, all service employees, all public employee retirees, all teacher retirees and all ser
HB 2370 - Restoring the ability of new hires to use accrued annual and sick leave for retirement service credit
HB 2592 - Annual retirement annuity adjustment West Virginia State Police Retirement System
HB 2600 - Relating to the Municipal Police and Fire Retirement System
HB 2604 - Relating to employee information reported to the Consolidated Public Retirement Board
HB 2641 - Relating to pension benefits exempt from state income taxation
HB 2649 - Adding violations of law upon which a public servant’s retirement plan may be forfeited
HB 2780 - Clarifying existing language for those first responders who die as a direct result of their duties
HB 2817 - Providing for the reduction of the unfunded liability in the teachers retirement system over a 30 year period
HB 2824 - Exempting State Teachers Retirement System pension benefits from West Virginia personal income taxation
HB 2887 - Relating to retirement and separation incentives
HB 3036 - Allowing county boards of education to hire retired teachers
HB 4152 - Relating to the treatment of overtime hours under the Deputy Sheriff Retirement System, the West Virginia Municipal Police Officer
HB 4289 - Relating to disability pensions of municipal employees
HB 4290 - Requiring certain funds of a policeman’s or a firemen’s pension and relief fund be invested with the West Virginia Investment Mana
HB 4325 - Adding an annual annuity adjustment of one percent for eligible retirants or surviving spouses
HB 4448 - Permitting teachers to retire after 25 years of contributing service regardless of age
HB 4464 - Extending the time that teachers may pay into the State Teachers Retirement System
HB 4516 - Relating to the accrued benefit of retirees in the Deputy Sheriff Retirement System
HB 4539 - Providing an annual annuity adjustment of 1 percent for eligible deputy sheriff retirants and surviving spouses
HB 4570 - Relating to a one percent supplement to retirement benefits for certain retirees and beneficiaries
HB 4573 - Adding violations of law upon which a public servant’s retirement plan may be forfeited

Retirement -- Education Personnel (2 Bills)
HB 2057 - Increasing benefits of retired state personnel and retired teachers
HB 2184 - Permitting teachers under the State Teachers Retirement System to teach college level courses without loss of benefits

Retirement -- Public Employees (3 Bills)
HB 2042 - Relating to pension benefits exempt from state income taxation
HB 2057 - Increasing benefits of retired state personnel and retired teachers
HB 2125 - Reinstating service credit to certain members of the Public Employees Retirement System

Retirement (And Related Subheadings) (3 Bills)
HB 2042 - Relating to pension benefits exempt from state income taxation
HB 2156 - Relating to certain members of the Legislature and certain service by members of the Legislature
HB 2317 - Establishing a retired teachers instant lottery scratch-off game

Roads and Highways (1 Bills)
HB 2185 - Giving local authorities the authority to decrease the speed limit on streets and highways where school buses travel in its jurisd

Roads and Transportation (26 Bills)
HB 2027 - Providing for the transfer of ownership, operation and maintenance of certain assets of the West Virginia Parkways Authority to th
HB 2043 - Placing penalty points on driver’s licenses for using electronic communications devices while operating a motor vehicle
HB 2161 - Relating to purchasing requirements for the Division of Highways
HB 2324 - Requiring that patching repair of hard surfaced roads, highways and streets be by use of mechanical rollers
HB 2340 - Relating to performance metrics for the West Virginia Division of Highways
HB 2353 - Requiring the Commissioner of Highways to develop a formula for allocating road funds among districts
HB 2354 - Requiring the Commissioner of Highways to develop a statewide communications plan known as the Comprehensive Public Involvement Pl
HB 2365 - Relating to outdoor advertising regulated by the Commissioner of Highways
HB 2391 - Establishing an arborists program for inmates
HB 2567 - Relating to failure to maintain state and public roads
HB 2608 - Requiring the Commissioner of Highways to contract with private providers or contractors for certain emergency maintenance operati
HB 2694 - Relating to the development and implementation of a program to facilitate commercial sponsorship of rest areas
HB 2923 - Requiring the Commissioner of Highways to verify legal employment status of contractors and vendor’s employees for certain road an
HB 2924 - Relating to installation of conduit for fiber optic cable on state highway construction projects
HB 2977 - Pothole app and map
HB 2983 - Granting priority to roadway construction, reconstruction and maintenance for roadways prone to recurring floods that hinder ingre
HB 2991 - Requiring the Commissioner of Highways to develop a state hotline for travelers to identify road hazards
HB 3007 - Requiring paving contracts for state highways to have special requirements to prevent potholes
HB 3081 - Conducting a study to determine the amount of revenue to be derived from instituting tolls on I-70 and I-81
HB 4030 - Requiring recycling of metal if cost effective
HB 4042 - Redefining school zone to facilitate placement of school zone signs
HB 4283 - Relating to construction of a modern highway from eastern Kentucky to Beckley, West Virginia
HB 4437 - Relating to collecting rents and royalties from leases of public lands
HB 4504 - Prohibiting the awarding of public contracts to vendors and subcontractors indebted to the state or its political subdivisions
HB 4512 - Relating to the State Road Construction Account
HB 4559 - Modernizing rental car interactions

Rule Making Authority (1 Bills)
HB 4011 - Requiring agencies, when submitting a new rule or changes, to also identify two existing rules that could be repealed

Rules (90 Bills)
HB 2011 - Prohibiting state agencies and departments from acting outside their statutory scopes of authority
HB 2778 - Relating to licensure of behavioral health centers and behavioral health consumer rights
HB 4047 - Board of Examiners of Psychologists, rule relating to code of conduct
HB 4048 - Board of Examiners of Psychologists, rule relating to requirements for licensure as a psychologist and/or a school psychologist
HB 4049 - Board of Examiners of Psychologists, rule relating to fees
HB 4050 - Board of Optometry, rule relating to rules of the West Virginia Board of Optometry
HB 4051 - Board of Veterinary Medicine, rule relating to schedule of fees
HB 4052 - Board of Veterinary Medicine, rule relating to certified animal euthanasia technicians
HB 4053 - Board of Veterinary Medicine, rule relating to organization and operation and licensing of veterinarians
HB 4054 - Secretary of State, rule relating to vote by mail pilot project phase 2: voting by mail
HB 4055 - Secretary of State, rule relating to procedures for handling ballots and counting write-in votes in counties using optical scan ba
HB 4056 - Secretary of State, rule relating to procedures for canvassing elections
HB 4057 - Real Estate Commission, rule relating to requirements for real estate courses, course providers and instructors
HB 4058 - Real Estate Commission, rule relating to schedule of fees
HB 4059 - Real Estate Commission, rule relating to licensing real estate brokers
HB 4060 - Real Estate Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board, rule relating to requirements for licensure and certification
HB 4061 - Board of Pharmacy, rule relating to controlled substances monitoring program
HB 4062 - Board of Pharmacy, rule relating to registration of pharmacy technicians
HB 4063 - Board of Pharmacy, rule relating to uniform controlled substances act
HB 4064 - Board of Pharmacy, rule relating to centralized prescription processing
HB 4065 - Board of Pharmacy, rule relating to immunizations administered by pharmacists and pharmacy interns
HB 4066 - Board of Pharmacy, rule relating to pharmacist recovery networks
HB 4067 - Board of Pharmacy, rule relating to licensure and practice of pharmacy
HB 4068 - Board of Osteopathic Medicine, rule relating to osteopathic physician assistants
HB 4069 - Board of Medicine, rule relating to licensure, disciplinary and complaint procedures, continuing education, physician assistants
HB 4070 - Board of Medicine, rule relating to continuing education for physicians and podiatric physicians
HB 4071 - Board of Hearing Aid Dealers, rule relating to rules governing the West Virginia Board of Hearing Aid Dealers
HB 4072 - Board of Licensed Dietitians, rule relating to licensure and renewal requirements
HB 4073 - Board of Accountancy, rule relating to board rules and rules of professional conduct
HB 4074 - Department of Environmental Protection, rule relating to standards of performance for new stationary sources
HB 4075 - Athletic Commission, rule relating to regulation of mixed martial arts
HB 4076 - Athletic Commission, rule relating to administrative rules of the West Virginia State Athletic Commission
HB 4077 - Commissioner of Agriculture, rule relating to schedule of charges for inspection services: fruit
HB 4078 - Commissioner of Agriculture, rule relating to inspection of nontraditional, domesticated animals
HB 4079 - Promulgating administrative rules by various executive or administrative agencies of the state
HB 4080 - Commissioner of Agriculture, rule relating to inspection of meat and poultry
HB 4081 - Commissioner of Agriculture, rule relating to noxious weeds
HB 4082 - Commissioner of Agriculture, rule relating to auctioneers
HB 4083 - Commissioner of Agriculture, rule relating to animal disease control
HB 4084 - Department of Environmental Protection, rule relating to underground storage tanks
HB 4085 - Department of Environmental Protection, rule relating to West Virginia surface mining reclamation
HB 4086 - Department of Administration, rule relating to parking
HB 4087 - Department of Administration, rule relating to state owned vehicles
HB 4088 - Department of Environmental Protection, rule relating to control of air pollution from combustion of solid waste
HB 4089 - Department of Environmental Protection, rule relating to control of air pollution from municipal solid waste landfills
HB 4090 - Department of Environmental Protection, rule relating to control of air pollution from hazardous waste treatment, storage and disp
HB 4091 - Department of Environmental Protection, rule relating to emission standards for hazardous air pollutants
HB 4092 - Department of Environmental Protection, rule relating to ambient air quality standards
HB 4093 - Department of Environmental Protection, rule relating to hazardous waste management system
HB 4094 - Department of Environmental Protection, rule relating to voluntary remediation and redevelopment
HB 4095 - Governor’s Committee on Crime, Delinquency and Correction, rule relating to protocol for law enforcement response to domestic viol
HB 4096 - Governor’s Committee on Crime, Delinquency and Correction, rule relating to law-enforcement training and certification standards
HB 4097 - State Fire Commission, rule relating to hazardous substance emergency response training programs
HB 4098 - State Fire Commission, rule relating to electrician licensing
HB 4099 - Division of Highways, rule relating to disposal, lease and management of real property and appurtenant structures and relocation a
HB 4100 - Lottery Commission, rule relating to state lottery rules
HB 4101 - Racing Commission, rule relating to thoroughbred racing
HB 4102 - State Tax Department, rule relating to farm to food bank tax credit
HB 4103 - State Tax Department, rule relating to payment of taxes by electronic funds transfer
HB 4104 - Tax Department, rule relating to property transfer tax
HB 4105 - Tax Department, rule relating to municipal sales and service and use tax administration
HB 4106 - Office of Miners' Health Safety and Training, rule relating to operating diesel equipment in underground mines
HB 4107 - Division of Natural Resources, rule relating to hunting, fishing and other outfitters and guides
HB 4108 - Division of Natural Resources, rule relating to controlling the public land corporation’s sale, lease, exchange or transfer of lan
HB 4109 - Division of Natural Resources, rule relating to general hunting
HB 4110 - Division of Natural Resources, rule relating to special migratory game bird hunting
HB 4111 - Division of Natural Resources, rule relating to miscellaneous permits and licenses
HB 4112 - Division of Natural Resources, rule relating to wildlife disease management
HB 4113 - Division of Labor, rule relating to registration of weighing and measuring devices used by businesses in commercial transactions
HB 4114 - Division of Labor, rule relating to registration of service persons and service agencies
HB 4115 - Division of Labor, rule relating to employer wage bonds
HB 4116 - Division of Labor, rule relating to elevator safety act
HB 4117 - Division of Labor, rule relating to amusement rides and amusement attractions safety act
HB 4118 - Division of Labor, rule relating to bedding and upholstered furniture
HB 4119 - Division of Labor, rule relating to zipline and canopy tour responsibility act
HB 4120 - Department of Health and Human Resources, rule relating to informal and relative family child care home registration requirements
HB 4121 - Department of Health and Human Resources, rule relating to child placing agencies licensure
HB 4122 - Department of Health and Human Resources, rule relating to family child care home registration requirements
HB 4123 - Department of Health and Human Resources, rule relating to family child care facility licensing requirements
HB 4124 - Department of Health and Human Resources, rule relating to child care centers licensing
HB 4125 - Department of Health and Human Resources, rule relating to West Virginia clearance for access: registry and employment screening
HB 4126 - Department of Health and Human Resources, rule relating to emergency medical services
HB 4127 - Department of Health and Human Resources, rule relating to public water systems
HB 4128 - Department of Health and Human Resources, rule relating to food establishments
HB 4129 - Department of Health and Human Resources, rule relating to hospital licensure
HB 4130 - Health Care Authority, rule relating to financial disclosure
HB 4131 - Department of Health and Human Resources, rule relating to collection and exchange of data related to overdoses
HB 4132 - Department of Health and Human Resources, rule relating to development of methodologies to examine needs for substance use disorde
HB 4133 - Department of Health and Human Resources, rule relating to out-of-school-time child care center licensing requirements
HB 4134 - Department of Health and Human Resources, rule relating to pilot program for drug screening of applicants for cash assistance

Safety (6 Bills)
HB 2056 - Providing for the use of neck braces by football players
HB 2076 - Establishing the Legislative Oversight Commission on Energy Workers Safety
HB 2087 - Prohibiting blasting within six hundred twenty-five feet of an occupied dwelling
HB 2108 - Requiring school bus aides, who are trained in preventing bullying and providing a safe environment for students while being trans
HB 2115 - Prohibiting sexual offenders from residing within one thousand feet of a school or childcare facility
HB 2316 - Requiring the Superintendent of the State Police to implement a plan to increase the number of troopers

Salaries (15 Bills)
HB 2047 - Increasing compensation for conservation officers
HB 2049 - Providing for career development and establishing a pay scale for Alcohol Beverage Commission inspectors, enforcement agents and s
HB 2080 - Increasing the amount of annual and incremental salary increases for eligible state employees
HB 2149 - Establishing a minimum number of troopers to provide basic law enforcement services, and providing members of the West Virginia St
HB 2314 - Removing the compensation caps entirely for secretary-clerks and case coordinators
HB 2406 - Providing an increase in compensation for natural resources police officers
HB 2407 - Requiring that State Police officers be compensated for time when they are required to be on standby and providing a stipend for h
HB 2969 - Increasing the minimum wage based upon increases in the consumer price index
HB 4029 - Increasing pay for social workers
HB 4036 - Increasing the maximum salaries of family case coordinators and secretary-clerks
HB 4299 - Providing a $2,000 salary increase to West Virginia State Troopers
HB 4300 - Increasing compensation for Parole Board members
HB 4416 - Increasing the amount of annual and incremental salary increases for eligible employees from $60 to $100
HB 4521 - Mountain State Employee Compensation Realignment Act
HB 4531 - Requiring that a deputy sheriff be paid a salary of not less than $10.50 per hour

Senior Citizens (2 Bills)
HB 2025 - Providing one-time supplements to all annuitants when they reach the age of seventy
HB 2217 - Increasing the maximum personal income tax exemption for persons over the age of sixty-five and for persons who are totally disabl

State Personnel (23 Bills)
HB 2592 - Annual retirement annuity adjustment West Virginia State Police Retirement System
HB 2649 - Adding violations of law upon which a public servant’s retirement plan may be forfeited
HB 2802 - Permitting inspectors working within the Division of Dealer Services of the Division of Motor Vehicles to carry a concealed weapon
HB 2869 - Providing for paid leave for certain state officers and employees during a declared state of emergency
HB 2901 - Giving all honorably discharged veterans ten extra points when successfully completing a civil service examination
HB 3065 - Adding the classification and base salaries of certain civilian employees of the West Virginia State Police Forensic Laboratory
HB 3082 - Establishing a different amount of annual leave for state employees
HB 3083 - Replacing annual and sick leave for state employees with personal leave
HB 4185 - Awarding service weapons to special natural resources police officers upon retirement
HB 4189 - Prohibiting certain persons from operating state-owned vehicles
HB 4191 - Prohibiting employees of the state who have convictions for driving under the influence from driving or operating state owned vehi
HB 4272 - Relating to the West Virginia Retirement Health Benefit Trust Fund
HB 4284 - Setting minimum periods in which a governing body must make available to the public and news media the agenda for its meetings
HB 4346 - Repealing the Public Employees Insurance Agency Finance Board
HB 4365 - Fixing the premium cost sharing at no less than 80 percent for the employer and no more than 20 percent for the employee
HB 4399 - Relating to net neutrality for state government
HB 4411 - Relating to the requirements of the Real Estate Division for members of the Board of Public Works
HB 4439 - Relating to standardization of service credit for hourly employees who become members of the Public Employees Retirement System
HB 4449 - Relating to failure of employers to make contributions on behalf of employees to a retirement plan
HB 4468 - Providing that state retirees’ insurance benefits be restored to the benefit levels that existed in 2015
HB 4521 - Mountain State Employee Compensation Realignment Act
HB 4587 - Freezing the contribution of public employees for their health insurance costs through the Public Employees Insurance Agency
HB 4594 - Permitting public employees the right to collectively bargain

Taxation (105 Bills)
HB 2012 - Reducing state income taxes for state and federal retirees by increasing the exemption on retirement income
HB 2039 - Establishing a tax credit for new businesses that locate in the state
HB 2084 - Requiring the assessor of each county to, within three months of a deed filing in the county clerk's office of each county, prepar
HB 2093 - Exempting personal income earned by individuals working as teachers at primary and secondary schools from personal income tax
HB 2094 - Home Instruction Tax Relief Act
HB 2111 - Exempting certified professional estimator services from consumer sales and service tax
HB 2122 - Providing a tax credit for first time home buyers
HB 2127 - Relating to personal income taxes
HB 2148 - Providing taxpayers repaying their own student loans a modification reducing federal adjusted gross in the amount of the interest
HB 2163 - Abolishing the Personal Income Tax
HB 2178 - Relating to quarterly payment of real and personal property taxes
HB 2182 - Continuing personal income tax adjustment to gross income of certain retirees receiving pensions from defined pension plans
HB 2201 - Save the Hospitals Act
HB 2217 - Increasing the maximum personal income tax exemption for persons over the age of sixty-five and for persons who are totally disabl
HB 2304 - Relating to gasoline and fuel excise tax
HB 2323 - Exempting social security benefits from personal income tax
HB 2326 - West Virginia Earned Income Tax Credit
HB 2358 - Exempting a percentage of social security benefits from personal income tax
HB 2375 - Establishing a Small Business Empowerment and Economic Expansion Program providing tax relief to newly-established small businesse
HB 2385 - Reallocating and dedicating up to $30 million to the natural gas and oil severance tax revenues annually to the natural gas and oi
HB 2399 - Creating the West Virginia Earned Income Tax Credit
HB 2416 - Increasing the tax credits allowed for rehabilitation of certified historic structures
HB 2417 - Exempting from personal income tax the entirety of any income received under the federal Social Security system for certain person
HB 2429 - Granting tax credits for parents and legal guardians whose children are in a home schooling program or private school
HB 2433 - Authorizing operators of a distillery or mini-distillery to offer for purchase and consumption liquor on the premises
HB 2434 - Relating to reevaluation of land damaged as a result of natural disaster
HB 2481 - Creating tax credits for new and/or existing small businesses
HB 2493 - Granting a veteran with a hundred percent service-connected disability a $10,000 exemption from the assessed value for one vehicle
HB 2508 - Creating tax credits for small businesses
HB 2511 - Establishing an industrial water extraction fee
HB 2539 - Permitting a housing authority to garnish delinquent rents and other amounts owed to the authority from the renter’s income tax re
HB 2553 - Relating to an exemption from the consumers sales and service tax and use tax for sales of services and tangible personal property
HB 2591 - Small Business Tax Credit
HB 2615 - Providing a tax credit for obtaining certain certifications by the United States Green Building Council Leadership in Energy and E
HB 2616 - Decreasing the personal income tax rates for certain taxpayers and raising the personal income tax rates for certain other taxpaye
HB 2641 - Relating to pension benefits exempt from state income taxation
HB 2716 - Imposing an indefinite moratorium on new business and occupancy or privilege taxes
HB 2821 - West Virginia Farm-to-Food Bank Tax Credit
HB 2837 - Relating to the collection of municipal sales tax by vendors of goods and services
HB 2842 - Authorizing a temporary foreign brewers import license
HB 2843 - Permitting Class III municipalities to be included in the West Virginia Tax Increment Act
HB 2848 - Livable Home Tax Credit
HB 2862 - Establishing the “Stay in State” tax credit
HB 2865 - Relating to erroneous tax assessments and overpayments to the county
HB 2874 - Relating to the definition of Managed Timberland
HB 2894 - Relating to the collection of taxes on wine and intoxicating liquors
HB 2929 - Allowing an adjustment to gross income for calculating the personal income tax liability of certain retirees
HB 2940 - Creating a tax credit for improving facades in historic districts
HB 2952 - Relating to the right of municipalities and counties to buy real estate for delinquent taxes
HB 2964 - Budget Stabilization Act of 2017
HB 2985 - Relating to taxes on beer and nonintoxicating beer
HB 2993 - Budget and Spending Transparency Act
HB 3027 - Imposing a tax on cattle which is to be used to help fund the U. S. Department of Agriculture's Wildlife Services Fund
HB 3034 - Exempting military retirement income from personal income tax after specified date
HB 3045 - Modifying the tax on soft drinks to only cover sugary drinks
HB 3099 - Providing counties the power to establish a county sales tax under certain circumstances
HB 4017 - Exempting percentages of social security benefits from personal income tax for certain taxpayers
HB 4022 - Exempting the consumer sales and service tax and use tax for services for the repair, remodeling and maintenance of certain aircra
HB 4039 - Exempting short-term license holders to submit information to the State Tax Commission once the term of the permit has expired
HB 4041 - Taxation With Representation Act
HB 4135 - Updating the meaning of federal taxable income and certain other terms used in the West Virginia Corporation Net Income Tax Act
HB 4146 - Updating meaning of federal adjusted gross income and certain other terms used in West Virginia Personal Income Tax Act
HB 4153 - Imposing a health care related provider tax on certain health care organizations
HB 4157 - Eliminating the refundable exemption for road construction contractors
HB 4205 - Entitling natural resource producers to the economic opportunity tax credit
HB 4210 - Creating tax credits for new and/or existing small businesses in this state
HB 4213 - Reducing the severance tax on coal to two percent
HB 4221 - Requiring the Tax Commissioner to maintain a centralized computerized information system
HB 4244 - Granting business tax credits to businesses that financially support students enrolled in the state’s community and technical coll
HB 4245 - Exempting wood furniture from state sales tax under certain conditions
HB 4256 - Allowing portions of otherwise exempt property that are being used for nonexempt purposes to be separately assessed and taxed
HB 4257 - Repealing article creating the Office of Business Registration and Creation of Centralized Records
HB 4262 - Exempting retirement income of members of certain uniformed services from state income tax
HB 4265 - Relating generally to employer withholding taxes
HB 4315 - Exempting certain law-enforcement officers from payment of income and personal property taxes
HB 4316 - Exempting firefighters and volunteer firefighters from payment of income and real and personal property taxes
HB 4322 - Relating to workers' compensation insurance
HB 4331 - Providing that a living organ donor is exempt from all personal income tax in the taxable year in which the organ transplantation
HB 4341 - Dedicating certain severance taxes to fund PEIA
HB 4344 - Relating to the tax on soft drinks
HB 4363 - Creating a tax credit for a manufacturer or power generating facility in West Virginia that purchases and uses coal, oil or gas
HB 4438 - Reallocating and dedicating three percent of oil and gas severance tax revenues to the oil and gas producing counties
HB 4442 - Relating to homestead exemption by a disabled veteran who has a 100 percent permanent and total service-connected disability
HB 4450 - Changing the persons responsible for the taxes on soft drinks and soft drink syrups
HB 4452 - Creating newly-established small business tax credits
HB 4470 - Exempting all-terrain vehicles and utility terrain vehicles used as farm equipment from the sales tax
HB 4471 - Establishing a one percent tax on food for five years
HB 4474 - Exempting all monetary benefits derived from retirement income from personal income tax obligations for individuals moving into th
HB 4475 - Allowing counties and municipalities to levy a sales tax on food and beverages sold at restaurants
HB 4503 - West Virginia New Markets Jobs Act
HB 4517 - Relating to assessment value of wind turbines
HB 4522 - Allowing certain tax information to be shared with the Director of Purchasing Division, Department of Administration, and State Au
HB 4529 - Relating to oath by municipal official certifying list of delinquent business and occupation taxes
HB 4536 - Exempting certain hygiene products from sales tax
HB 4537 - Increasing the tobacco products excise tax
HB 4541 - Reinstating the film tax credits
HB 4543 - Imposing a special excise tax on Schedule II controlled drugs
HB 4563 - Relating to the severance tax on oil and gas produced from low producing wells
HB 4565 - Exempting social security benefits from personal income tax
HB 4566 - Relating to property exempt from taxation for military and veterans who have been honorably discharged
HB 4575 - Providing an exemption from use tax for sales of tangible personal property, custom software, or services generated through affili
HB 4578 - Permitting residential customers to deduct up to 50 percent of their electric utility payments from their federal adjusted gross i
HB 4585 - Relating to the Farm-To-Food Bank Tax Credit
HB 4605 - Relating to the assessment of nonoccupied property owned by out-of-state individuals
HB 4608 - Creating a consumer's sales and service tax exemption for motion pictures

Taxation -- Personal & Corporate Income Tax (2 Bills)
HB 2042 - Relating to pension benefits exempt from state income taxation
HB 2414 - Allowing quarterly payment of real and personal property taxes

Taxation -- Property (2 Bills)
HB 2379 - Providing a special method for valuation of certain wireless technology property for property taxes
HB 2414 - Allowing quarterly payment of real and personal property taxes

Taxation -- Roads & Fuel (1 Bills)
HB 2205 - Exempting heating oil for residential use from the Motor Fuel Excise Tax

Technology (1 Bills)
HB 2379 - Providing a special method for valuation of certain wireless technology property for property taxes

Tourism (1 Bills)
HB 2066 - Providing a fee discount for certain nonresident hunting, fishing and trapping licenses for native nonresidents

Transportation (1 Bills)
HB 2179 - Issuing a special registration plate for persons who are residents of this state and who have a family member diagnosed with autis

Unemployment Compensation (2 Bills)
HB 2132 - Limiting able-bodied adults without dependents receipt of SNAP benefits to three months in a thirty-six month period
HB 3016 - Relating to domestic violence victims' eligibility for unemployment compensation benefits

Uniform Laws (6 Bills)
HB 4202 - Model Veterans Treatment Court Act
HB 4208 - Uniform Real Property Electronic Recording Act
HB 4209 - Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act
HB 4233 - Relating generally to fraudulent transfers
HB 4446 - Revised Uniform Athlete Agents Act
HB 4489 - Uniform Commercial Real Estate Receivership Act

Utilities (2 Bills)
HB 2410 - Relating to public sewage services
HB 4040 - Excluding from sewage billing any amount that is the result of a water line break

Workers Compensation (4 Bills)
HB 2498 - Creating a rebuttable presumption that development of certain cancers by professional or volunteer firefighters arose out of the c
HB 3003 - Allocating disability or death benefits resulting from an occupational pneumoconiosis claim among the claimant’s employers on a pr
HB 4351 - Classifying owner operators and independent contractors who contract with licensed and registered trucking companies as nonemploye
HB 4429 - Allowing workers’ compensation benefits for first responders diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder

This Web site is maintained by the West Virginia Legislature's Office of Reference & Information.  |  Terms of Use  |   Web Administrator   |   © 2018 West Virginia Legislature **