Member's Press Release

Release Date: 01/31/2019
Contact: Jared Hunt at (304) 340-3323

House of Delegates

On the Agenda: Thursday in the House of Delegates

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


Thursday, January 31, 2019

23rd Day of the Legislative Session

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


· S. B. 28 - Removing hotel occupancy tax limit collects for medical care and emergency services

· 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. 2324 - Authorizing the acupuncture board to issue certificates to perform auricular acudetox therapy

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

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

SECOND READING – Amendment Stage

· S. B. 27 - Removing restrictions on where certain traditional lottery games may be played (Finance Committee Amendment Pending)

· Com. Sub. for S. B. 255 - Relating to Emergency Medical Services Advisory Committee

· Com. Sub. for H. B. 2001 - Creating a state income tax exemption for Social Security benefits received by certain taxpayers

· H. B. 2474 - Relating to a reserving methodology for health insurance and annuity contracts

· Com. Sub. for H. B. 2476 - Relating to the valuation of a motor vehicle involved in an insurance claim

· H. B. 2478 - Modifying the Fair Trade Practices Act

· H. B. 2480 - Relating to the regulation of an internationally active insurance group

· Com. Sub. for H. B. 2524 - Permitting a pharmacist to convert prescriptions authorizing refills under certain circumstances

· H. B. 2679 - Relating to state issued identification cards


· Com. Sub. for H. B. 2607 - Relating to the licensure of nursing homes

· Com. Sub. for H. B. 2612 - Proposing rules related to the completion or updating of source water protection plans

Committee Meetings Scheduled:

Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Economic Development

9:00 a.m. - Room 215E

· Originating a bill regarding opportunity zone tax incentives.

Banking & Insurance

10:00 a.m. - Room 215E

· H.B. 2608, Repealing the requirement of printing the date a consumer deposit account was opened on paper checks.

· H.B. 2538, Providing banking services for medical cannabis.

· H.B. 2609, Relating to presumptions of abandonment and indication of ownership in property.

· H.B. 2647, Self Storage Limited License Act.

Senior, Children, and Family Issues

1:00 p.m. - Room 215E

· H.B. 2614, Including undue influence as a factor in the definition of financial exploitation of an elderly person or protected person.

· H.B. 2618, Providing protective orders for victims of financial exploitation.

Committee on Health & Human Resources

2:00 p.m. - Room 215E

· HB 2515 - Exempting the sale and installation of mobility enhancing equipment from the sales and use tax (FIN)

· HB 2490 - Preventing proposing or enforcing rules that prevent recreational water facilities from making necessary upgrades

Committee on Energy

2:00 p.m. - Room 418M

· H. B. 2779, Providing that proceeds from certain oil and gas wells to persons whose name or address are unknown are to be kept in a special fund.

Prevention and Treatment of Substance Abuse

3:30 p.m. - Room 215E

· SB 62 - Requiring participation in drug court program before discharge of certain first-time drug offenses (2nd reference to Judiciary)

· HB 2397 - Requiring county school boards to provide adequate mental health and counseling services (2nd reference to Education)

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

From the Activity Calendar:

Christian Home Education Association Day

Upper House and Upper Senate Rotundas

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