Member's Press Release

Release Date: 02/16/2018
Contact: Jacque Bland at (304) 357-7999

State Senate

Senate Calendar and Committee Schedule for Friday, February 16, 2018

Friday, February 16, 2018 – 38th Day of Session


The Senate will convene at 11 a.m.









SECOND READING (Amendments Stage)



Scheduled Committee Meetings


8:30 a.m.: VFD/EMS Subcommittee of Government Organization (451M)


9 a.m.: Workforce (208W)


9:30 a.m.: Government Organization (208W)


1 p.m.: Education (451M)


3 p.m.: Judiciary (208W)

· Agenda TBA

3 p.m.: Finance (451M)

· Agenda TBA


Senate Bills to be Introduced Friday, February 16, 2018


· SB 567: Including treason, murder, armed robbery, and organized crimes for which communications can be intercepted (Weld; Judiciary)

· SB 568: Requiring participants in Motor Vehicle Alcohol Test and Lock Program complete same within 12 months (Trump; Judiciary)

· SB 569: Establishing local choice program for alternative high school assessments for improving education (Mann; Education)

· SB 570: Limiting amount property reappraisal can increase (Palumbo; Government Organization)

· SB 571: Fixing PEIA aggregate premium cost sharing (FN) (Mann; Banking and Insurance then Finance)

· SB 572: Creating Farm-to-School Grant Program (Karnes, Sypolt; Agriculture and Rural Development then Education)

· SB 573: Relating generally to school calendars (FN) (Mann; Education then Finance)

· SB 574: Relating to crime of misrepresentation of military honors (Weld; Judiciary)

· SB 575: Approving additional beds for intermediate care facilities (Takubo, Arvon, Azinger, Boley, Boso, Clements, Cline, Drennan, Maroney, Maynard, Rucker, Sypolt; Health and Human Resources)

· SB 576: Relating to Patient Injury Compensation Fund (FN) (Gaunch, Palumbo, Ferns, Trump; Judiciary then Finance)

· SB 577: Allowing commercial rental car providers to rent vehicles online (Weld; Economic Development)

· SB 578: Relating to Youth Mental Health Protection Act (Plymale; Health and Human Resources then Judiciary)

· SB 579: Establishing responsibilities of providing credit card processing services (Maynard; Judiciary)

· SB 580: Updating language for WV geodetic datum to match federal coordinate systems (Sypolt; Government Organization)

· SB 581: Allowing Tax Commissioner share certain tax information with certain state entities (Gaunch; Government Organization)

· SB 582: Allowing candidate for political party executive committee serve as election official (Clements, Maroney; Government Organization)

· SB 583: Bringing WV in compliance with federal pipeline safety regulations (FN) (Boso; Transportation and Infrastructure then Finance)

· SCR 28: Requesting study to consider removing solid waste facilities from jurisdiction of PSC (Gaunch)

* (FN) indicates the bill has a Fiscal Note

Committee Action on Bills from Thursday, February 15, 2018

1 p.m.: Energy, Industry and Mining (208W)

Bills that Have Passed the Senate as of Thursday, February 15, 2018 (108)



Joint Resolutions that Have Passed the Senate (2)


House Bills that Have Passed the Senate (8)

Bills Awaiting Action by the Governor (8)


Bills Signed by the Governor (1)




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