Member's Press Release

Release Date: 02/26/2019
Contact: Jacque Bland at (304) 357-7999


Senate Calendar and Committee Schedule for Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 – 49th Day of Session


The Senate will convene at 11 a.m.










· Com. Sub. for SB 105: Creating offense of impaired operation of motor vehicle placing nonpassengers at risk of physical injury (original similar to HB 2822)

· Com. Sub. for SB 273: Relating to Commission on Special Investigations and State Auditor duties

· Com. Sub. for SB 318: Transferring Medicaid Fraud Control Unit to Attorney General's office (original similar to HB 2867)

· Com. Sub. for Com. Sub. for SB 348: Relating to tobacco usage restrictions

· Com. Sub. for SB 379: Permitting county board of education to include faith-based electives in drug prevention programs

· Com. Sub. for SB 396: Waiving occupational licensing fees for low-income individuals and military families

· Com. Sub. for SB 412: Establishing Katherine Johnson Fair Pay Act of 2019

· Com. Sub. for SB 414: Creating Protect Our Right to Unite Act

· Com. Sub. for SB 464: Modifying licensing requirements for telemedicine and surgery or podiatry (original similar to HB 3089)

· Com. Sub. for SB 467: Clarifying PSC jurisdiction over water and sewer utilities (original similar to HB 2946)

· Com. Sub. for SB 487: Relating to admissibility of health care staffing requirements in litigation

· Com. Sub. for SB 530: Relating to state employee merit system

· Com. Sub. for Com. Sub. for SB 543: Relating generally to automobile warranties and inspections

· SB 555: Relating to authority of Higher Education Policy Commission

· Com. Sub. for SB 564: Expanding comprehensive coverage for pregnant women through Medicaid

· Com. Sub. for Com. Sub. for SB 574: Permitting authorized physician order involuntary hospitalization of individual if physician believes addicted or mentally ill

· SB 605: Permitting Secondary Schools Athletic Commission discipline schools for not following protocol for concussions and head injuries

· SB 625: Clarifying and defining authority of State Athletic Commission (original similar to SB 644)

· Com. Sub. for Com. Sub. for SB 632: Improving student safety

· SB 633: Authorizing Board of Physical Therapy conduct criminal background checks on applicants for licenses

· Com. Sub. for SB 637: Relating to revocation, cancellation, or suspension of business registration certificates

· Com. Sub. for SB 650: Protecting consumers from price gouging after state of emergency

· Com. Sub. for SB 657: Providing consumer protection regarding self-propelled farm equipment

· SB 658: Relating to motor vehicle salesperson licenses

· SB 671: Eliminating State Fire Marshal report on transfer of authority and responsibility of providing fire service to counties

· SB 672: Authorizing School Building Authority to promulgate legislative rules

· SB 673: Relating to public higher education accountability and planning

· SB 674: Supplemental appropriation to Division of Human Services

· SB 675: Requiring DEP create and implement Adopt-A-Stream Program

· SB 676: Relating to off-road vehicle recreation


Scheduled Committee Meetings


10 a.m.: Transportation and Infrastructure (451M)

1 p.m.: Health and Human Resources (451M)

2 p.m.: Government Organization (208W)

2 p.m.: Education (451M)

3 p.m.: Judiciary (208W)


Committee Action on Bills from Monday, February 25, 2019

8:30 a.m.: Government Organization (208W)

9:30 a.m.: Finance (451M)

10:45 a.m.: Natural Resources (208W)

2 p.m.: Banking and Insurance (451M)

3 p.m.: Judiciary (208W)

Bills that Have Passed the Senate as of Monday, February 25 2019 (154 Senate; 17 House)

Bills Rejected by the Senate as of Monday, February 25, 2019 (1)

Resolutions that have Passed the Senate as of Monday, February 25, 2019 (14)

Bills and Resolutions that Completed Legislation as of Monday, February 25, 2019 (39 – 26 S; 16 H)


Bills that Have Been Signed by the Governor as of Monday, February 25, 2019 (14)



Bills that Have Been Vetoed by the Governor as of Saturday, February 23, 2019 (1)



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