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Release Date: 02/18/2019
Contact: Jared Hunt at (304) 340-3323

House of Delegates

On the Agenda: Monday in the House of Delegates

Here’s what’s scheduled for Monday in the House of Delegates (Note: While Monday is the state “Presidents’ Day” holiday, and other state offices are closed, the Legislature is not.):


Monday, February 18, 2019

41st Day of the Legislative Session


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


· Com. Sub. for H. B. 2768 - Reducing the use of certain prescription drugs

· Com. Sub. for H. B. 2834 - Updating and modernizing the minimum spacing provisions for the drilling of horizontal deep wells

· Com. Sub. for H. B. 2849 - Establishing different classes of pharmacy technicians


· S. B. 377 - Relating to minimum wage and maximum hour standards (Judiciary Committee Amendment Pending) (Amendments Pending)

· Com. Sub. for H. B. 2439 - Relating to fire service equipment and training funds for volunteer and part-volunteer fire companies

· Com. Sub. for H. B. 2542 - Permitting directors of county emergency phone systems to obtain mobile-phone emergency lines

· Com. Sub. for H. B. 2947 - Relating generally to telemedicine prescription practice requirements and exceptions

· H. B. 2958 - Authorizing the State Auditor to conduct regular financial examinations or audits of all volunteer fire companies


· Com. Sub. for H. B. 2486 - Using records of criminal conviction to disqualify a person from receiving a license for a profession or occupation

· Com. Sub. for H. B. 2975 - Relating to imposition of sexual acts on persons incarcerated

Committee Meetings Scheduled:

Committee on the Judiciary

9:00 a.m. - Room 418M

· H. B. 3018, Relating to the West Virginia Public Employees Insurance Agency’s reimbursement of air-ambulance providers,

· H. B. 3057, Relating to the Adult Drug Court Participation Fund,

· H. B. 2699, Relating to municipal annexation by minor boundary adjustment,

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

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

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

· H. B. 2837, Relating to the licensing of advance deposit wagering,

· H. B. 2934, Permitting interactive wagering authorized as West Virginia Lottery interactive wagering activities,

· H. B. 2441, Removing certain requirements related to wages for construction of public improvements

Committee on Education

9:00 a.m. - Room 432M

· H. B. 3012, Providing new graduates of an in-state or out-of-state higher educational institution a tax credit on the personal property tax.

· H. B. 3063, Relating to a home Instruction and private school tax credit.

· H. B. 3001, Increasing compensation of county board of education members.

· H. B. 3128, Changing the recommended guidelines for full-day and half-day cooks to the minimum ratio of one cook for every 110 meals.

· H. B. 2447, Exempting certain kindergartens, preschools and school education programs that are operated by a private school from state licensure requirements.

· H. B. 2719, Establishing an optional bus operator in residence program for school districts.

· H. B. 2551, Requiring the State Board of Education to develop a method for funding student transportation costs as a stand-alone consideration.

· H. B. 2882, Creating a health professionals’ student loan programs.

Committee on Government Organization

9:00 a.m. - Room 215E

· Com. Sub. for SB 157, Authorizing Department of Administration promulgate legislative rules. (JUD)

· Com. Sub. for SB 199, Authorizing certain miscellaneous agencies and boards promulgate legislative rules. (JUD)

· HB 2932, Transferring regulation and licensing of charitable bingo, charitable raffles, and charitable raffle boards.

· HB 2954, Defining certain terms used in insurance.

Committee on Rules

10:45 a.m. - Behind Chamber

Committee on Finance

2:00 p.m. - Room 460M

(***Agenda to be posted.***)

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

Citation Presentations Scheduled in House Chamber:

From the Activity Calendar:

Pierpont, Bridge Valley Advanced Technology Center Day

Upper House and Upper Senate Rotundas

Citizens Defense League

Attorney General Rotunda

West Virginians for Life Rally

Capitol North Steps

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