Member's Press Release
Release Date: 01/30/2019
Contact: Jared Hunt at (304) 340-3323
House of Delegates
On the Agenda: Wednesday in the House of Delegates
Here’s what’s scheduled for Wednesday in the House of Delegates:
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
22nd Day of the Legislative Session
House to convene at 11 a.m. On the agenda:
THIRD READING – For Passage
- Sub. for H. B. 2407 - Relating to registered professional nurses
- B. 2492 - Relating to mandatory reporting procedures of abuse and neglect of adults and children
- B. 2510 - Relating to special funds of boards of examination or registration
- B. 2525 - Tobacco Cessation Therapy Access Act
- B. 2530 - Creating a voluntary certification for recovery residences
- Sub. for H. B. 2531 - Permitting trained nurses to provide mental health services in a medication-assisted treatment program
- B. 2559 - Requiring a special report by the Division of Personnel
SECOND READING – Amendment Stage
- B. 28 - Removing hotel occupancy tax limit collects for medical care and emergency services (Finance Committee Amendment Pending)
- B. 177 - Fire Commission rule relating to State Building Code
- Sub. for H. B. 2010 - Relating to foster care
- Sub. for H. B. 2324 - Authorizing the acupuncture board to issue certificates to perform auricular acudetox therapy
- Sub. for H. B. 2503 - Relating to court actions
- Sub. for H. B. 2521 - Relating to permitting fur-bearer parts
- B. 27 - Removing restrictions on where certain traditional lottery games may be played (Finance Committee Amendment Pending)
- Sub. for S. B. 255 - Relating to Emergency Medical Services Advisory Committee
- Sub. for H. B. 2001 - Creating a partial state income tax exemption for Social Security benefits received by certain taxpayers
- B. 2474 - Relating to a reserving methodology for health insurance and annuity contracts
- Sub. for H. B. 2476 - Relating to the valuation of a motor vehicle involved in an insurance claim
- B. 2478 - Modifying the Fair Trade Practices Act
- B. 2480 - Relating to the regulation of an internationally active insurance group
- Sub. for H. B. 2524 - Permitting a pharmacist to convert prescriptions authorizing refills under certain circumstances
- B. 2679 - Relating to state issued identification cards
Committee Meetings Scheduled:
Committee on Government Organization
9:00 a.m. - Room 215E
- HB 2728, Establishing the Municipal Home Rule Pilot Program as a permanent program identified as the Municipal Home Rule Program.
- HB 2420, Establishing the Mountaineer Trail Network Recreation Authority.
Committee on the Judiciary
9:00 a.m. - Room 418M
- B. 2691, Providing that a license to carry a concealed deadly weapon expires on the holder’s birthday,
- Sub. for S. B. 240, Repealing certain legislative rules no longer authorized or are obsolete:
- B. 2204, Prohibiting state licensing boards from hiring lobbyists,
- B. 2579, Relating to the collection of tax and the priority of distribution of an estate or property in receivership,
- B. 2321, Allowing workers’ compensation benefits for first responders diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder
Committee on Finance
9:00 a.m. - Room 460M
- Budget Hearing for the Bureau of Senior Services
- Budget Hearing for the Department of Arts, Culture and History
- B. 2666, Supplemental appropriation to the Department of Veterans’ Assistance.
- B. 2668, Supplemental appropriation to the Department of Administration, Public Defender Services.
2:00 p.m. - Room 460M
- Budget Hearing for the Department of Health and Human Resources
Committee on Rules
10:45 a.m. - Behind the Chamber
Veterans Affairs & Homeland Security
1:00 p.m. - Room 434M
- HB 2627, Removing all costs and fees from a Silver Star registration plate.
- HB 2657, Relating to registration of military surplus vehicles.
- Presentation by West Virginia Legislative Auditor’s Office, Adam Fridley, Audit Manager.
- Presentation by Mike Todorovich, Director West Virginia Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management.
- Presentation by Major General James Hoyer.
Committee on Education
2:00 p.m. - Room 434M
Industry & Labor
3:30 p.m. - Room 215E (***Meeting Time/Room Could Change***)
- House Bill 2646, Providing a safe harbor for employers to correct underpayment or nonpayment of wages and benefits due to separated employees.
Technology & Infrastructure
5:30 p.m. - Room 215E
- House Bill 2359, Relating to exemptions to the commercial driver's license requirements
- House Bill 2594, Prohibiting railroads from blocking crossings on privately owned streets
- House Bill 2338, Allowing the owner of an antique military vehicle to display alternate registration insignia
*** Agendas and times subject to change. ***
From the Activity Calendar:
Ag and Conservation Day
Upper House and Upper Senate Rotundas
West Virginia Council of Churches Rally
Attorney General Rotunda