Member's Press Release

Release Date: 02/17/2017
Contact: Jacque Bland at (304) 590-4678


Senate Calendar and Committee Schedule for Monday, February 20, 2017

Monday, February 20, 2017

The Senate will convene at 11 a.m.


  • SCR 17: John Hancock Hall Memorial Bridge


  • Eng. Com. Sub. for SB 116: Governor's Committee on Crime, Delinquency and Correction rule relating to law-enforcement training and certification standards (original similar to HB 2252)
  • Eng. SB 172: Eliminating salary for Water Development Authority board members
  • Eng. SB 215: Allowing county commissions authority to amend proposed rates, fees and charges proposed by public service districts
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for SB 247: Authorizing prosecuting attorney designate and deliver grand jury records for investigative purposes
  • Eng. Com. Sub. for SB 248: Clarifying composition and chairmanship of Commission on Special Investigations


  • Com. Sub. for SB 134: Authorizing Bureau of Commerce to promulgate legislative rules (original similar to HB 2231)
  • Com. Sub. for SB 202: Relating to pawnbrokers generally (original similar to HB 2452)
  • Com. Sub. for SB 249: Relating to information required in abstract of judgment


  • SB 188: Correcting definition of "telehealth" in medication-assisted treatment programs (original similar to HB 2460)
  • Com. Sub. for Com. Sub. for SB 222: Relating to disqualification for unemployment benefits (original similar to HB 2435)
  • Com. Sub. for SB 242: Relating to school calendars (original similar to HB 2412)
  • SB 330: Relating to WV Workplace Freedom Act

    Scheduled Committee Meetings

    10:30 a.m.: Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee (208W)

  • SB 210: Providing for fair distribution of costs for county development by authorizing assessment and collection of fees

    1 p.m.: Natural Resources (451M)

  • SB 325: Relating to crossbow hunting
  • SB 345: Allowing hunting and trapping on Sundays

    2 p.m.: Banking and Insurance (451M)

  • Organizational meeting

    3 p.m.: Finance (451M)

  • Budget Hearing: West Virginia Department of Agriculture
  • Budget Hearing: West Virginia State Conservation Agency
  • Budget Hearing: West Virginia Secretary of State

    Senate Bills to be Introduced Monday, February 20, 2017

  • SB 350: Allowing licensed professional counselors be issued temporary permit
  • SB 351: Relating to emergency medical services
  • SB 352: Allowing utility consumers use consumer protection laws when questioning billing issues
  • SB 353: Specifying duties of telecommunications company
  • SB 354: Relating to municipalities' policemen and firemen pension plans
  • SB 355: Relating to required minimum distribution of retirement benefits from plans administered by CPRB
  • SB 356: Allowing School Building Authority transfer funds to special revenue account in state Treasury
  • SR 15: Recognizing centennial year of City of Nitro
  • SR 16: Designating June West Virginia Post-Traumatic Stress Injury Awareness Month and June 27 West Virginia Post-Traumatic Stress Injury Day

    Committee Action on Bills from Friday, February 17, 2017

    3 p.m.: Judiciary (208W)

  • SB 240: Creating crime of distribution of sexual images Passed; to be reported to the floor
  • SB 320: Creating Appropriation Supremacy Act of 2017 Passed; reported to Senate floor, recommitted to Rules Committee

    Bills that Have Passed the Senate as of Friday, February 17, 2017 (10)

  • SB 127: Authorizing Department of Revenue to promulgate legislative rules (Pending House introduction)
  • SB 151: Authorizing Department of Administration promulgate legislative rules (House Judiciary)
  • SB 169: Repealing article providing assistance to Korea and Vietnam veterans exposed to certain chemical defoliants (House Health & Human Resources)
  • SB 170: Repealing state hemophilia program (House Health & Human Resources)
  • SB 171: Repealing Programs of All-Inclusive Care for Elderly (House Health & Human Resources)
  • SB 174: Exempting transportation of household goods from PSC jurisdiction (Pending House introduction)
  • SB 176: Repealing article concerning detection of tuberculosis, high blood pressure and diabetes (House Health & Human Resources)
  • SB 230: Relating to certain WV officials carrying concealed firearm nationwide (Pending House introduction)
  • SB 233: Excluding from protection oral communications uttered in child care center under Wiretapping and Electronic Surveillance Act (Pending House introduction)
  • SB 237: Repealing obsolete rules of Department of Revenue (House Judiciary)

    ** Committee times and agendas are subject to change**

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