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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
Technology & Infrastructure

CHAIR: Government Operations
CHAIR: Government Organization
Government Accountability, Transparency and Efficiency Committee


District Counties: Mineral (part)



Delegate Howell was the Lead Sponsor of 35 bills
HB 2006Relating to municipal home rulePendingPolitical Subdivisions
HB 2038Relating to the procedure to determine if an occupation or profession should be regulatedPending
HB 2113Intrastate Coal and Use ActPending
HB 2114Purchasing certain items from local suppliersPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2115Right to Repair ActPending
HB 2116Relating to monitoring, copying and emailing certain inmate mailPendingJudiciary
HB 2142Issuing identification documents to homeless individuals residing at homeless sheltersPendingJudiciary
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 2179Allowing nonmembers of a political party to request that party’s partisan ballot at a primary electionPendingJudiciary
HB 2181Prohibiting lobbying by certified candidates for a seat in the West Virginia LegislaturePendingJudiciary
HB 2182Prohibiting certain persons from operating state-owned vehiclesPendingJudiciary
HB 2209Allowing military veterans who meet certain qualifications to qualify for examination for license as an emergency medical technicianPendingVeterans Affairs and Homeland Security
HB 2210Relating to the criminal offense of therapeutic deceptionPendingHealth and Human Resources
HB 2307Relating to creating a provisional license for practicing barbering and cosmetologyPending
HB 2311Exempting short-term license holders to submit information to the State Tax Commission once the term of the permit has expiredPending
HB 2330Allowing honorably discharged veterans who possess certain military ratings to qualify to take an examination for licensing as a plumber, electrician, and sprinkler fitterPendingVeterans Affairs and Homeland Security
HB 2338Allowing the owner of an antique military vehicle to display alternate registration insigniaPending
HB 2342Taxation With Representation ActPendingPolitical Subdivisions
HB 2346Changing the licensing requirement for certain casino employeesPendingGovernment Organization
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 2354Creating a provisional license to practice in this state by an applicant with an expired license from another statePendingGovernment Organization
HB 2355Limiting the continuous operation of a vehicle in the left lanePending
HB 2356Requiring each executive branch agency to maintain a website that contains certain informationPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2357Right to Repair ActPending
HB 2358Intrastate Coal and Use ActPending
HB 2359Relating to exemptions to the commercial driver's license requirementsPending
HB 2360Placing the Athletic Commission under the Lottery CommissionPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2369Creating a special motor vehicle collector license platePending
HB 2410Requiring county commissions to maintain websites with specific information that is available to the public at no chargePendingPolitical Subdivisions
HB 2467Relating to permitting nonresidents to obtain state licenses to carry a concealed deadly weaponPendingJudiciary
HB 2490Preventing proposing or enforcing rules that prevent recreational water facilities from making necessary upgradesPendingHealth and Human Resources
HB 2510Relating to special funds of boards of examination or registrationPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2512Authorizing the Department of Motor Vehicles to issue certain vital records in the custody of the State RegistrarPending
HB 2514Permitting pawn brokers to disclose whether any specific property has been sold or pledgedPendingGovernment Organization


Release TitleDate
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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