Member's Press Release

Release Date: 02/06/2019
Contact: Jared Hunt at (304) 340-3323

House of Delegates

On the Agenda: Wednesday in the House of Delegates

Here’s what’s on the schedule for Wednesday in the House of Delegates:

**Note new section for citation schedule.**


Wednesday, February 6, 2019

29th Day of the Legislative Session

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


· Com. Sub. for H. B. 2363 - Relating to the Upper Kanawha Valley Resiliency and Revitalization Program

· Com. Sub. for H. B. 2490 - Preventing proposing or enforcing rules that prevent recreational water facilities from making necessary upgrades

· H. B. 2691 - Providing that a license to carry a concealed deadly weapon expires on the holder’s birthday

· Com. Sub. for 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

SECOND READING – Amendment Stage

· Com. Sub. for S. B. 240 - Repealing certain legislative rules no longer authorized or are obsolete (Judiciary Committee Amendment Pending)

· S. B. 324 - Relating to Commissioner of Agriculture employees

· Com. Sub. for H. B. 2204 - Prohibiting state licensing boards from hiring lobbyists

· Com. Sub. for H. B. 2479 - Corporate Governance Annual Disclosure Act

· Com. Sub. for H. B. 2481 - Permitting retail sale of alcoholic beverages on Sundays after 1 p.m.

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

· Com. Sub. for H. B. 2686 - Relating to permitting the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia to create a family drug court pilot program


· S. B. 354 - Expiring funds to balance of Auditor's Office - Chief Inspector's Fund

· Com. Sub. for H. B. 2365 - Clarifying the definition of an employee for the purposes of unemployment compensation and workers’ compensation

· Com. Sub. for H. B. 2392 - Allowing the Alcohol Beverage Control Commissioner to issue special one-day licenses for charitable events

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

· Com. Sub. for H. B. 2545 - Exempting recipients of the distinguished Purple Heart medal from payment of the vehicle registration fee

· H. B. 2546 - Excluding from tax equipment installed in a motor vehicle for use of a person with a medical necessity

· Com. Sub. for H. B. 2554 - Relating to transfers and enrollment policies for students in public schools

· Com. Sub. for H. B. 2601 - Relating to the review and approval of state property leases

· H. B. 2696 - Creating an additional index system for state-owned lands

· Com. Sub. for H. B. 2737 - Relating to training of State Tax Division employees

· Com. Sub. for H. B. 2740 - Barring a parent from inheriting from a child in certain instances

· H. B. 2746 - Relating to administration of estates

· H. B. 2759 - Providing for the ancillary administration of West Virginia real estate owned by nonresidents by affidavit and without administration

· H. B. 2815 - Raising the value of goods or chattels that are taken in a larceny to constitute grand larceny

Committee Meetings Scheduled:

Committee on Finance

9:00 a.m. - Room 460M

· H. B. 2405, Imposing a healthcare related provider tax on certain health care organizations.

· H. B. 2674, Creating a student loan repayment program for a mental health provider.

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

· H. B. 2734, Relating to reduced rates for low-income residential customers of privately owned sewer and combined water and sewer utilities.

· H. B. 2415, Requiring the State Board of Education to adopt a policy detailing the appropriate level of computer science instruction.

· H. B. 2813, Relating generally to collection of use tax

Committee on the Judiciary

9:00 a.m. - Room 418M

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

· Com. Sub. for S. B. 18, Relating to crimes committed on State Capitol Complex,

· Com. Sub. for S. B. 61, Adding certain crimes for which prosecutor may apply for wiretap,

· H. B. 2109, Extending the maximum period of confinement a judge may impose for certain, first-time probationary violations,

· H. B. 2618, Including undue influence as a factor in the definition of financial exploitation of an elderly person or protected person,

· H. B. 2199, Requiring pawnbrokers to providing certain information to law-enforcement agencies,

· H. B. 2720, Authorizing certain investigators and first responders to carry firearms

Committee on Education

9:00 a.m. - Room 432M

· Com. Sub. for S. B. 451, Comprehensive education reform

Committee on Government Organization

9:00 a.m. - Room 215E

· HB 2699, Relating to municipal annexation by minor boundary adjustment. (2nd reference to Judiciary.)

· HB 2708, Local Government Labor and Consumer Marketing Regulatory Limitation Act. (2nd reference to Judiciary.)

· HB 2330, Allowing honorably discharged veterans who possess certain military ratings to qualify to take an examination for licensing as a plumber, electrician, and sprinkler fitter.

Committee on Rules

10:45 a.m. - Behind the Chamber

Veterans Affairs & Homeland Security

1:00 p.m. - Room 432M

· HB 2664, The West Virginia Refugee Absorptive Capacity Act

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

Citation Presentations Scheduled in House Chamber:

From the Activity Calendar:

Disability Advocacy Day

Upper House and Upper Senate Rotundas

WV Beer and Wine Association of Distributors Legislative Reception

6 -­ 8 p.m.

Embassy Suites

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