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Release Date: 01/23/2019
Contact: Jared Hunt at (304) 340-3323

House of Delegates

On the Agenda: Wednesday in the House of Delegates

 <P>Here’s what’s scheduled for Wednesday in the House of Delegates:

Wednesday, January 23, 2019
15th Day of the Legislative Session

House to convene at 11 a.m. On the agenda:
• Com. Sub. for H. B. 2095 - Assessing the college- and career-readiness of 11th and 12th grade students
• Com. Sub. for H. B. 2193 - Providing a specific escheat of US savings bonds
• Com. Sub. for H. B. 2423 - Prohibiting certain sex offenders from being in a supervisory position over children
SECOND READING – Amendment Stage
• Com. Sub. for H. B. 2005 - Broadband Expansion Act of 2019
• Com. Sub. for H. B. 2346 - Changing the licensing requirement for certain casino employees
• Com. Sub. for H. B. 2360 - Placing the Athletic Commission under the Lottery Commission
• H. B. 2412 - Relating to criminal acts concerning government procurement of commodities and services
• Com. Sub. for H. B. 2422 - Relating to the time for the observation of “Celebrate Freedom Week”
• H. B. 2459 - Exercising authority to exempt individuals domiciled within the state from certain restrictions contained in federal law
• H. B. 2462 - Issuing a certificate to correctional employees to carry firearms
• H. B. 2009 - Creating a new category of Innovation in Education grant program
• Com. Sub. for H. B. 2435 - Authorizing Attorney General to prosecute violations of state criminal law recommended by the Commission on Special Investigations
• Com. Sub. for H. B. 2446 - Blue Alert Plan
• H. B. 2509 - Clarifying that theft of a controlled substance is a felony
• H. B. 2527 - Relating to forgery and other crimes concerning lottery tickets

Committee Meetings Scheduled:
Committee on the Judiciary
9:00 a.m. - Room 418M
• H. B. 2547, Relating to the election prohibition zone,
• H. B. 2600, Relating to publication of sample ballots,
• S. B. 272, Updating code relating to Commission on Special Investigations,
• Com. Sub. for S. B. 17, Relating to probation eligibility,
• S. B. 119, Specifying documents not subject to discovery in certain proceedings,
• H. B. 2579, Relating to the collection of tax and the priority of distribution of an estate or property in receivership,
• H. B. 2602, Including possession of known stolen property in the offense of receiving or transferring stolen property

Committee on Education
9:00 a.m. - Room 432M
• H. B. 2378, Relating generally to grounds for revocation of a teaching certificate.
• Originating Bill - Companion Bill to H. B. 2378
• H. B. 2004, Providing for a program of instruction in workforce preparedness

Committee on Government Organization
9:00 a.m. - Room 215E
• HB 2203, West Virginia Contractor Licensing Act. (2nd reference to Judiciary)
• HB 2353, Allowing purchase of hardware items and equipment for state-wide road system from a local seller rather than the holder of a state contract. (2nd reference to Judiciary)
• HB 2514, Permitting pawn brokers to disclose whether any specific property has been sold or pledged

Committee on Finance
9:00 a.m. - Room 464M
• Budget Hearing for the Department of Commerce
• H. J. R. 17: Business Inventory, Machinery and Equipment Tax Exemption Amendment
• H. J. R. 18: Property Tax Relief for Seniors and Disabled Veterans Amendment
• H. B. 2191: Relating generally to limited video lottery

2:00 p.m. - Room 464M
• Budget Hearing for the Department of Military Affairs & Public Safety

4:00 p.m. - Room 464M
• Budget Hearing for the Public Service Commission & Consumer Advocate Division

Veterans Affairs & Homeland Security
1:00 p.m. - Room 432M
• Post Audit Division: Legislative Letter Report concerning Inventory within the Department of Homeland Security.
• Performance Evaluation and Research Division: Performance Review relating to Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety.

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

From the Activity Calendar:
WV Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
“Eat Right WV Day”
Upper Senate Rotunda (2 Tables)

WV Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Upper Senate Rotunda (3 Tables)

Broadband Day at the Capitol
Upper Senate Rotunda (3 Tables)

WV Rural Water Association
Upper House Rotunda

Upper House Walkway (1Table)

IOGA Legislative Reception

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