West Virginia House of Delegates

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Gary G. Howell (R - Mineral, 56)


Capitol Office:
Room 213E, Building 1
State Capitol Complex
Charleston, WV 25305
Capitol Phone: (304) 340-3192

P.O. Box 39
Keyser, WV 26726
Home Phone: (304) 788-6554
Business Phone: (304) 790-9022


CHAIR: Government Organization
House Rules
Interstate Cooperation
Technology & Infrastructure

CHAIR: Government Operations
CHAIR: Government Organization
Interstate Cooperation
Post Audits Subcommittee


District Counties: Mineral (part)



Delegate Howell was the Lead Sponsor of 35 bills
HB 2113Intrastate Coal and Use ActPending
HB 2142Issuing identification documents to homeless individuals residing at homeless sheltersPendingFinance
HB 2143West Virginia Firearms Freedom ActPendingJudiciary
HB 2166Prohibiting employees of the state who have convictions for driving under the influence from driving or operating state owned vehiclePendingJudiciary
HB 2330Allowing honorably discharged veterans who possess certain military ratings to qualify to take an examination for licensing as a plumber, electrician, and sprinkler fitterPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2338Allowing the owner of an antique military vehicle to display alternate registration insigniaPending
HB 2353Allowing purchase of hardware items and equipment for state-wide road system from a local seller rather than the holder of a state contractPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2512Authorizing the Department of Motor Vehicles to issue certain vital records in the custody of the State RegistrarPending
HB 2542Permitting directors of county emergency phone systems to obtain mobile-phone emergency linesPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2696Creating an additional index system for state-owned landsPending
HB 2881Altering the color scheme for county vehicle registration platesPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2924Permitting the West Virginia Tourism Office to decide to contract with the Division of Highways to sell advertising space on the WV511 websitePending
HB 4010Changing the licensing requirement for certain casino employeesPending
HB 4023Allowing county commissions to require the registration of catsPendingPolitical Subdivisions
HB 4033West Virginia Emergency Responder Service Tax Credit ActPending
HB 4035Relating to posting of the alcoholic content of gasolinePending
HB 4039Providing limitations on nuisance actions against fire department and emergency medical servicesPendingJudiciary
HB 4042Requiring agencies exempt from some or all of state purchasing requirements to adopt procedural rulesPending
HB 4047Relating to activities of an automotive collectorPendingPolitical Subdivisions
HB 4048Eliminating history of barbering course from certification requirementsPendingGovernment Organization
HB 4049Establishing Next Generation 911 services in this statePending
HB 4050Establishing requirements for a Division of Motor Vehicles office or Division of Motor Vehicles Now kiosk to be present in a countyPendingGovernment Organization
HB 4051Authorizing the West Virginia Tourism Office to enter into an agreement with the Division of Highways to provide staff at the welcome centersPendingFinance
HB 4069West Virginia Student Religious Liberties ActPendingEducation
HB 4095Defining the term milkPendingAgriculture and Natural Resources
HB 4097Requiring program to assist eligible homeowners maintain their homes free of conditions that are unsafePendingPolitical Subdivisions
HB 4098Second Amendment Sanctuary LawPendingJudiciary
HB 4174Relating to expiring rules of the Alcohol Beverage Control CommissionPendingGovernment Organization
HB 4349Exempting sales of small arms and small arms ammunition from state sales and use taxesPendingFinance
HB 4353Creating a rational nexus requirement between prior criminal conduct and initial licensure decision makingPending
HB 4380Updating the regulatory board review schedulePendingGovernment Organization
HB 4390Relating to records management of public recordsPending
HB 4463Relating to prequalification of vendors for state contractsPendingGovernment Organization
HB 4516Establishing Next Generation 911 services in this statePending
HB 4536Prohibiting certain sex offenders from being in a supervisory position over childrenPendingJudiciary


Release TitleDate
GOP Delegates Pledge to Protect Second Amendment Rights08/08/2019
Chairman Howell Appointed to Commission on Interstate Cooperation08/07/2019
Chairman Howell Statement on Closing of Verso Paper Mill 04/30/2019
Chairman Howell Praises Northrop Grumman Expansion in Mineral County04/03/2019
Chairman Howell Announces Reforms Have Finally Determined Total Vehicles in State Fleet02/06/2019
Chairman Howell Introduces Bill to Target People Who Drive Slow in the Left Lane01/16/2019
House Government Organization Leaders Call For Investigation Into State Real Estate Division 07/03/2018
Chairman Howell Applauds Signing of Fleet Management, Spoofing Bills 03/27/2018
Chairman Howell Introduces Broadband Bill, Passes First Hurdle01/15/2018
Chairman Howell to Reintroduce Bill to Help Homeless Individuals Obtain Identification Documents12/20/2017
Chairman Howell Proposes Legislation to Ban ‘Spoofing’08/24/2017
Delegate Gary Howell Praises Passage of Bill to Help Victims of Certain Assaults 05/04/2017
House Of Delegates Creates New Subcommittee Targeting Burdensome Regulations02/10/2017
Delegate Howell Responds To Transfer Of National Guard Units12/30/2015
Delegate Howell Urges Tomblin To Resist Any Effort To Relocate Syrian Refugees To West Virginia11/17/2015
Delegates Howell, Overington Receive Citizenship Awards From National Society Of The Sons Of The American Revolution10/30/2015
Mineral County Delegate Working to Preserve History06/03/2015
House Passes Bill to Make Chapter 30 Boards More Transparent 03/02/2015
Delegate Howell Introduces H.B. 2425 “Graduating Good Citizens Bill”01/28/2015
Delegate Howell Ready For Chairmanship, Excited For Session01/16/2015
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