Member's Press Release

Release Date: 02/07/2019
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, February 7, 2019

30th Day of the Legislative Session


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


· 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

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. 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


· Com. Sub. for H. B. 2468 - Department of Agriculture Capital Improvements Fund

· Com. Sub. for H. B. 2583 - Family Planning Access Act

· Com. Sub. for H. B. 2661 - Relating to natural gas utilities

· Com. Sub. for H. B. 2809 - Relating to prohibited acts and penalties in the Hatfield-McCoy Recreation Area

Committee Meetings Scheduled(location changes from normal rooms in red):

Committee on Education

9:00 a.m. - Room 215E

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

Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Economic Development

9:00 a.m. - Room 432M

· H. B. 2724, Small Business Tax Credit.

· Com. Sub. for S. B. 106, Alleviating double taxation on foreign income at state level.

· Presentation by Wesley H. White, General Counsel for WV Department of Commerce

Banking & Insurance

10:00 a.m. - Room 432M

· H.B. 2621, Relating to background checks of certain financial institutions.

· H.B. 2807, Creating an additional modification to the West Virginia adjusted gross income of shareholders of S corporations engaged in banking.

· H.B. 2361, Establishing certain requirements for dental insurance.

· H.B. 2617, Relating to the form for making offer of optional uninsured and underinsured coverage by insurers.

Senior, Children, and Family Issues

1:00 p.m. - Room 215E

· H.B. 2825, Creating a workgroup to review the hospice need standards in this state.

· H.B. 2625, Establishing reimbursement rates for congregate and in-home meals.

· Presentation by William F. Carpenter, Jr., Executive Director, Lincoln County Opportunity Company, Inc.

Committee on Health & Human Resources

2:00 p.m. - Room 215E

· HB 2867 - Transferring the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit to the Attorney General’s office (2nd reference to Judiciary)

· HB 2801 - Requiring abortions to be performed by a licensed physician (2nd reference to Judiciary)

Committee on Energy

2:00 p.m. - Room 418M

· H. B. 2802, Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act

Prevention and Treatment of Substance Abuse

3:30 p.m. - Room 215E

· SB 63 - Relating to partial filling of prescriptions (2nd reference to Judiciary)

· Originating Bill - Expanding uses of Ryan Brown Fund

· HB 2768 - Reducing the use of certain prescription drugs

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

Citation Presentations Scheduled in House Chamber:

From the Activity Calendar:

WV Press Association Legislative Breakfast

7:30 -­‐9 a.m.

Embassy Suites

Veterans Visibility Day

Lower Rotunda

WV Environmental Council

Upper House and Upper Senate Rotundas

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