Member's Press Release

Release Date: 01/15/2019
Contact: Jared Hunt at (304) 340-3323

House of Delegates

On the Agenda: Tuesday in the House of Delegates

Here’s what’s scheduled for Tuesday in the House of Delegates:


Tuesday, January 15, 2019

7th Day of the Legislative Session

House to convene at 11 a.m. On the agenda:

SECOND READING – Amendment Stage

· H. B. 2164 - Clarifying that appeals to the Supreme Court are a matter of right

· H. B. 2351 - Relating to regulating prior authorizations


· Com. Sub. for H. B. 2028 - Limiting supervision of laying of lines on state rights-of-way

· Com. Sub. for H. B. 2038 - Relating to the procedure to determine if an occupation or profession should be regulated

· Com. Sub. for H. B. 2128 - Allowing state employees to take paid leave to attend parent-teacher conference for their children

· Com. Sub. for H. B. 2183 - Clarifying where a charge of DUI may be brought against an individual

Committee Meetings Scheduled:

Agriculture and Natural Resources

8:30 a.m. - Room 215E

· Consideration of Organization Motions

· Presentations from the following:

o Crescent Gallagher, Communications Director, Department of Agriculture

o Director, Stephen McDaniel and/or Emily Fleming, Deputy Director, Department of Natural Resources

o Dwayne O’Dell, WV Farm Bureau

o Secretary Ed Gaunch, WV Commerce and/or Director Barry L. Cook, Division of Forester

o Jason Webb, WV Land and Mineral Owners Association.

Industry & Labor

10:00 a.m. - Room 215E

· House Bill 2049, Relating to a prime contractor’s responsibility for wages and benefits

· House Bill 2045, Removing the requirement for contactors to file payroll information on public improvement construction projects

Political Subdivisions

1:00 p.m. - Room 434M

· Consideration of organizational motions

· Ms. Lisa Dooley, Municipal League, Presentation and overview of home rule and general information on the Municipal League.

Health & Human Resources

2:00 p.m. - Room 215E

· HB 2077 - Prohibiting smoking in an enclosed motor vehicle when a child under the age of eight is present (2nd reference to Judiciary)

· HB 2090 - Relating to advertising by physicians and podiatrists 2nd reference to Judiciary)

· HB 2313- Relating to adoption records (2nd reference to Judiciary)

· HB 2319 - Creating a state-administered wholesale drug importation program (2nd reference to Judiciary)

· HB 2347 - Providing long-term care and substance abuse treatment (2nd reference to Finance)

Pensions & Retirement

4:00 p.m. - Room 460M

· Consideration of Organization Motions

· Presentation from Blair M. Taylor, Executive Director, Municipal Pensions Oversight Board

*** Agendas and times subject to change. ***

From the Activity Calendar:

Volunteer West Virginia

Upper House and Upper Senate Rotundas

WV Manufacturers Association Legislative Reception

2001 Quarrier Street, Charleston, WV

5-­7 p.m.

OMEGA, WVTA and WVWA Legislative Reception

Association Office

2000 Kanawha Boulevard, East

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