Member's Press Release

Release Date: 01/30/2020
Contact: Jacque Bland at (304) 357-7999


Senate Calendar and Committee Schedule for Friday, January 31, 2020

Friday, January 31, 2020 – 24th Day of Session


The Senate will convene at 11 a.m.














Scheduled Committee Meetings


10 a.m.: Judiciary 208W


Senate Bills to be Introduced Friday, January 31, 2020


·         SB 669: Establishing WV Greenways and Trails Act (Cline)

·         SB 670: Amending service of process on nonresident persons or corporate entities (Weld)

·         SB 671: Relating to temporary food service permits (Weld)

·         SB 672: Creating special registration plate recognizing Girl Scouts (Jeffries, Beach, Clements, Sypolt)

·         SB 673: Increasing monthly retirement annuity for certain retirees (Sypolt)

·         SB 674: Permitting DOH purchase hardware items and equipment from local seller (Maynard)

·         SB 675: Supplementing and amending by increasing and decreasing public moneys within DHHR General Revenue Fund (Stollings)

·         SB 676: Permitting fees from Child Abuse Registry be used for information technology support costs (Mann, Baldwin, Jeffries, Takubo, Weld)

·         SB 677: Expanding jurisdiction of Legislative Claims Commission (Maynard)

·         SB 678: Waiving fines and fees for completing Getting Over Addicted Lifestyles Successfully Program (Clements, Baldwin, Jeffries, Pitsenbarger, Roberts, Trump)

·         SB 679: Creating Clean Drinking Water Act of 2020 (Ihlenfeld)

·         SB 680: Qualifying not-for-profit private baccalaureate institutions for Advanced Career Education programs and WV Invests Grant Program (Palumbo, Hamilton, Jeffries, Lindsay, Pitsenbarger, Takubo)

·         SB 681: Creating Persistent Symptoms Act (Trump)

·         SB 682: Creating pilot program to implement smart health cards for individuals receiving Medicaid (Tarr)

·         SB 683: Separating Fire Marshal and Fire Commission (Sypolt, Blair, Clements, Maynard, Pitsenbarger, Roberts, Trump)

·         SCR 16: Firefighter Marvin Layton Hughes Memorial Bridge (Weld)

·         SCR 17: USMC PFC Manuel P. Markos Memorial Bridge (Ihlenfeld)


* (FN) indicates the bill has a Fiscal Note

* (IB) indicates the bill is an Interim Bill


Committee Action on Bills from Thursday, January 30, 2020


1 p.m.: Energy, Industry and Mining (208W)



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






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




2 p.m.: Education (451M)


3 p.m.: Judiciary (208W)



Bills that Have Passed the Senate as of Wednesday, January 29, 2020 (42 Senate: 2 House)

Resolutions Adopted by the Senate as of Thursday, January 30, 2020 (5)


·         SCR 2: Requesting Frederick County, Virginia, consider becoming part of State of West Virginia (House Rules)

·         SCR 3: US Army MSG Richard A. "Dick" Smoot Memorial Bridge (House Transportation and Infrastructure)

·         SCR 4: Urging Congress call convention to propose amendment on congressional term limits (House Judiciary)

·         SCR 10: Requesting study of current WV laws relating to anti-bullying measures in schools (Pending House introduction)


Bills that Have Completed Legislation as of Thursday, January 30, 2020 (4 – 2 Senate; 2 House)



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