Member's Press Release

Release Date: 01/29/2019
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 29, 2019

21st Day of the Legislative Session

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


· Com. Sub. for S. B. 17 - Relating to probation eligibility

· S. B. 119 - Specifying documents not subject to discovery in certain proceedings

· S. B. 272 - Updating code relating to Commission on Special Investigations

· Com. Sub. for H. B. 2083 - Providing an identification card for released inmates who do not have a West Virginia identification card or driver’s license

· Com. Sub. for H. B. 2191 - Relating generally to limited video lottery

· H. B. 2514 - Permitting pawn brokers to disclose whether any specific property has been sold or pledged

· H. B. 2602 - Including possession of known stolen property in the offense of receiving or transferring stolen property

SECOND READING – Amendment Stage

· Com. Sub. for H. B. 2324 - Authorizing the acupuncture board to issue certificates to perform auricular acudetox therapy

· Com. Sub. for H. B. 2407 - Relating to registered professional nurses

· H. B. 2492 - Relating to mandatory reporting procedures of abuse and neglect of adults and children

· H. B. 2510 - Relating to special funds of boards of examination or registration

· H. B. 2525 - Tobacco Cessation Therapy Access Act

· H. B. 2530 - Creating a voluntary certification for recovery residences

· Com. Sub. for H. B. 2531 - Permitting trained nurses to provide mental health services in a medication-assisted treatment program

· H. B. 2559 - Requiring a special report by the Division of Personnel


· S. B. 28 - Removing hotel occupancy tax limit collects for medical care and emergency services (Finance Committee Amendment Pending)

· S. B. 177 - Fire Commission rule relating to State Building Code

· Com. Sub. for H. B. 2010 - Relating to foster care

· Com. Sub. for H. B. 2503 - Relating to court actions

· Com. Sub. for H. B. 2521 - Relating to permitting fur-bearer parts

Committee Meetings Scheduled:

Agriculture and Natural Resources

8:30 a.m. - Room 215E

Agriculture Bills:

· H. B. 2532, Allowing certain donations by persons renewing their driver’s license or vehicle registration.

· H. B. 2560, Relating to the operation of state-owned farms.

· H. B. 2528, Relating to employees of the Commissioner of Agriculture.

Natural Resources Bills:

· H. B. 2540, Prohibiting the waste of game animals, game birds or game fish.


Industry & Labor

10:00 a.m. - Room 215E

· House Bill 2365, Clarifying the definition of an employee for the purposes of unemployment compensation and workers’ compensation

· House Bill 2646, Providing a safe harbor for employers to correct underpayment or nonpayment of wages and benefits due to separated employees.

Political Subdivisions

1:00 p.m. - Room 434M

***Agenda to be posted.***

Committee on Energy

2:00 p.m. - Room 418M

· H. B. 2673, Creating the Oil and Gas Abandoned Well Plugging Fund.

· HR 6, Recognizing the importance of West Virginia’s energy resources and critical energy infrastructure to support economic development and national security.

Committee on Health & Human Resources

2:00 p.m. - Room 215E

· HB 2612 - Proposing rules related to the completion or updating of source water protection plans

· HB 2651 - Relating to pharmacy benefit managers (2nd reference to Finance)

· HB 2674 - Creating a student loan repayment program for a mental health provider (2nd reference to Finance)

· HB 2607 - Relating to the licensure of nursing homes

Pensions & Retirement

4:00 p.m. - Room 460M

· Presentation by Jeffrey Fleck, Executive Director, Consolidated Public Retirement Board.

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

From the Activity Calendar:

Upshur County Day

Upper House and Upper Senate Rotundas

Capitol Connection

Lower Rotunda (1 Table)

West Virginia Chamber

Legislative Reception

WV Society of CPA’s Legislative Reception

5 p.m.


WV Coal Association Legislative Reception

5:30 p.m.

Charleston Civic Center

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