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Matthew Rohrbach (R - Cabell, 026)

Deputy Speaker



CONTACT

matthew.rohrbach@wvhouse.gov

Capitol Office:
Room 242M, Building 1
State Capitol Complex
Charleston, WV 25305
Capitol Phone: (304) 340-3221

District:
25 Kensington Lane
Huntington, WV 25705
District Phone: (304) 563-9040


Matthew Rohrbach Biography

Date of Birth: May 12th, 1959

Education: Marshall University; Marshall University Medical School; University of Tennessee, internship; University of Kentucky, residency; East Tennessee State University, fellowship

Occupation: Physician

Spouse: Vera A. Rose, M.D.

Children: Rachel

Parents: Henry and Florence Rohrbach

Religion: American Baptist

Town of Birth: Huntington, WV

Affiliations: Teubert Foundation Trustee; Knight of the Golden Horseshoe; Mountaineer Boys State; Masonic Lodge #53

COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS

CHAIR: Substance Abuse
Finance
Health and Human Resources
House Rules
Senior, Children, and Family Issues

INTERIM COMMITTEES:
CHAIR: Health
CHAIR: Health and Human Resources Accountability
CHAIR: PEIA, Seniors and Long Term Care
Finance
Redistricting


DISTRICT 026


District Counties: Cabell

 

SPONSORED LEGISLATION, 2023

Delegate Rohrbach was the Lead Sponsor of 17 bills
BillTitleStatusCommittee
HB 2051Relating to tobacco usage restrictionsPendingHealth and Human Resources
HB 2056Relating to requiring a parolee or probationer found to have suffered with addiction to participate in a support service.Pending
HB 2057Relating to requiring the Office of Health Facility Licensure and Certification to inspect office-based medication-assisted treatment programs at least every 24 months.PendingHealth and Human Resources
HB 2058Relating to requiring a court to verify certain conditions are met before a child who has been removed from a home may be returned to that home.PendingHealth and Human Resources
HB 2153State Settlement and Recovered Funds Accountability ActPendingJudiciary
HB 2247Relating to reorganizing the Department of Health and Human ResourcesPendingHealth and Human Resources
HB 2426Authorizing the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Resources to develop a submission procedures manual and adopt the same as a procedural rule.PendingHealth and Human Resources
HB 2427Establishing the status of beds when an intermediate care facility for individuals with intellectual disabilities closesPendingHealth and Human Resources
HB 2428Relating to foster carePendingHealth and Human Resources
HB 2429Prohibit the practice of white baggingPendingHealth and Human Resources
HB 2430To reduce copay cap on insulin and devicesPendingHealth and Human Resources
HB 2431Relating to the Ryan Brown FundPendingHealth and Human Resources
HB 2432Increasing the penalties for exposure of governmental representatives to fentanyl or any other harmful drugPendingJudiciary
HB 2457Amend section providing for waiver of tuition and fees for older persons auditing certain college classesPendingEducation
HB 2835Repeal outdated provisions of code relating to the West Virginia graduate college and Marshall UniversityPending
HB 2939Relating to filing of lien by municipalities for collection of refuse feesPendingPolitical Subdivisions
HB 3085Relating to hiring a “therapist” in WVDE PendingEducation

MEDIA

Release TitleDate
Statement on behalf of House Health and Human Resources Committee Chairman Matthew Rohrbach03/31/2022
Substance Abuse Committee Chairman Wants to Divert More Funds to Prevention Programs 07/29/2019
Bipartisan Coalition Calls On Attorney General Morrisey to Let Legislature Appropriate Drug Settlement Funds07/29/2019
House of Delegates Passes Opioid Reduction Act03/08/2018
Bipartisan Group of Legislators Return Special Session Pay to State06/09/2016
Delegate Rohrbach Proposes Bill To Create Infrastructure Improvement Projects02/23/2016
Delegate Rohrbach Responds to Huntington CSX Closure01/20/2016
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