Member's Press Release

Release Date: 01/25/2018
Contact: Jacque Bland at (304) 357-7999

State Senate

Senate Calendar and Committee Schedule for Friday, January 26, 2018

Friday, January 26, 2018 – 17th Day of Session


The Senate will convene at 11 a.m.






SECOND READING (Amendments Stage)


Scheduled Committee Meetings


There are no meetings currently scheduled. Committee meetings will resume Monday, January 29, 2018.


Senate Bills to be Introduced Friday, January 26, 2018


· SB 394: Changing requisite period necessary to take advantage of criminal offense reduction (Ojeda, Baldwin, Beach, Clements, Facemire, Jeffries, Palumbo, Plymale, Prezioso, Romano, Rucker, Stollings, Swope, Woelfel; Judiciary)

· SB 395: Providing for judicial review of appealed decisions of Air Quality Review Board, Environmental Quality Board and Surface Mine Board (Trump; Judiciary)

· SB 396: Creating West Virginia Net Neutrality Act (FN) (Ojeda, Baldwin, Beach, Facemire, Jeffries, Prezioso, Romano, Rucker, Stollings, Unger, Woelfel; Transportation and Infrastructure then Judiciary)

· SB 397: Creating crime of impersonating blind or disabled person (Sypolt; Judiciary)

· SB 398: Relating to requirements for making consumer loans (Gaunch, Cline, Plymale; Banking and Insurance)

· SB 399: Creating Taxation with Representation Act (Sypolt; Finance)

· SB 400: Prohibiting state licensing boards from hiring lobbyists (Maynard; Government Organization)

· SB 401: Requiring specified coverage in health benefit plans for treatment of substance abuse disorders (FN) (Weld; Health and Human Resources then Judiciary)

· SB 402: Creating exemption from certain contract and common carrier laws for motor vehicles (Gaunch; Transportation and Infrastructure then Government Organization)

· SB 403: Licensing advance deposit wagering (FN) (Rucker, Baldwin, Blair, Cline, Ferns, Jeffries, Romano, Swope, Trump, Woelfel; Judiciary then Finance)

· SB 404: Relating to sex offender registry information (Weld; Judiciary)

· SB 405: Creating Life at Conception Act of 2018 (Rucker, Arvon, Azinger, Cline, Gaunch, Karnes, Maynard, Smith; Health and Human Resources then Judiciary)

· SB 406: Clarifying that ground emergency medical transportation is eligible for Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement (FN) (Ferns; Banking and Insurance then Finance)

· SJR 10: Disabled Veteran Exemption From Ad Valorem Property Tax Amendment (Sypolt; Judiciary then Finance)

· SCR 9: Urging Congress call convention of states under Article V limited to proposing amendments to Constitution of United States (Karnes, Azinger, Boley, Cline, Mann, Rucker, Swope, Trump)

· SCR 10: Proposing amendment to US Constitution restoring free and fair elections (Beach, Baldwin, Clements, Gaunch, Maroney, Maynard, Ojeda, Plymale, Stollings, Woelfel)

* (FN) indicates the bill has a Fiscal Note

* (IB) indicates the bill is an Interim Bill

Committee Action on Bills from Thursday, January 25, 2018


Energy, Industry and Mining

Health and Human Resources

Government Organization



o SB 235: Lottery Commission rule relating to state lottery rules; SB 236: Racing Commission rule relating to thoroughbred racing; SB 237: Tax Department rule relating to farm to food bank tax credit; SB 238: Tax Department rule relating to payment of taxes by electronic funds transfer; SB 239: Tax Department rule relating to property tax transfer; SB 240: Tax Department rule relating to municipal sales and service and use tax administration; Directing Tax to promulgate personnel rule, 110 CSR 42

o SB 184: DOH rule relating to disposal, lease and management of real property; Directing Highways to promulgate a rule relating to employment procedures, 157 CSR 12


Senate Bills Passed the Senate

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