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Release Date: 01/20/2020
Contact: Jared Hunt at (304) 340-3323

House of Delegates

On the Agenda: Tuesday in the House of Delegates

Here’s what’s scheduled Tuesday in the House of Delegates:




Tuesday, January 21, 2020

14th Day of the Legislative Session


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


·         Com. Sub. for H. B. 4017 - Establishing country roads accountability and transparency

·         Com. Sub. for H. B. 4020 - Removing authority of municipalities to require occupational licensure if licensure for the occupation is required by the state

·         H. B. 4062 - Reducing the cost of prescription drugs

·         Com. Sub. for H. B. 4108 - Relating generally to certificates of need for health care services

·         H. B. 4130 - Relating to competitive bidding for government construction contracts arising out of declared states of emergency

·         H. B. 4141 - Requiring the Department of Administration to publish its comprehensive annual financial report by the end of December

SECOND READING – Amendment Stage

·         Com. Sub. for H. B. 2086 - Uniform Real Property Electronic Recording Act

·         Com. Sub. for H. B. 4077 - Increasing the amount of the bond required to be posted by proprietary schools

·         Com. Sub. for H. B. 4119 - Establishing the crime of torture

·         Com. Sub. for H. B. 4275 - Fire Commission, state fire code

·         H. B. 4417 - Relating to permitting professional boards

·         H. B. 4419 - Relating to the Controlled Substance Monitoring Database


·         H. J. R. 102 - Providing the West Virginia Legislature rulemaking oversight of the board of education

·         Com. Sub. for H. B. 4058 - Relating to pharmacy benefit managers

·         Com. Sub. for H. B. 4094 - Continuing the Foster Care Ombudsman



Committee Meetings Scheduled:

Committee on the Judiciary

9:00 a.m. - Room 418 M

·         H. B. 4129, Relating to adoption,

·         H. B. 4092, Relating to foster care,

·         H. B. 2419, Relating to the authorization to release a defendant or a person arrested upon his or her own recognizance,

·         H. B. 2877, Relating to charging a fee for parking in an accessible parking space bearing the international symbol of access,

·         H. B. 4166, Prohibiting certain sex offenders from being in a supervisory position over children


Committee on Government Organization

9:00 a.m. - Room 215 E

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


Committee on Education

9:00 a.m. - Room 434 M

·         Higher Education Policy Commission and CTC Council Rules Bill


Committee on Rules

10:45 a.m. - Behind Chamber


Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security

2:00 p.m. - Room 215 E

·         H.C.R. 3, Researching and making recommendations regarding construction of a veterans’ nursing home facility in Summers County.

·         Draft Study Resolution, Relating to the authority of county commissions to establish enhanced emergency telephone systems and change the fee.

·         H.B. 4071, Relating to the authority of county commissions to establish enhanced emergency telephone systems and change the fee.

·         Presentation by Jerry L. Wood, Director of Veteran and Military Programs at West Virginia University.

·         Presentation by West Virginia Department of Veterans Assistance.


Committee on Energy

4:00 p.m. - Room 418 M

·         H. B. 4221, Department of Environmental Protection, groundwater protection rules for coal mining operations.

·         H. B. 4223, Department of Environmental Protection, voluntary remediation and redevelopment rule.

·         H. B. 4233, Office of Miner's Health, Safety and Training, substance abuse screening, standards and procedures.

·         H. B. 4234, Office of Miner's Health, Safety and Training, rules governing the certification, recertification and training of EMT-miners and EMT-M instructors.

·         H. B. 4311, Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, rules of the commission.

·         H. B. 4348, Department of Environmental Protection, West Virginia surface mining reclamation rule.


Health and Human Resources

4:00 p.m. - Room 215 E

HHR Agenda

Citation Presentations Scheduled in House Chamber:



From the Activity Calendar:


Upper House and Senate Rotundas



Upper House Walkway


WV Economic Development Council

Legislative Reception

Embassy Suites, 5-7 p.m.



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


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