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Craig Blair (R - Berkeley, 15)


Capitol Office:
Room 461M, Building 1
State Capitol Complex
Charleston, WV 25305
Capitol Phone: (304) 357-7867

47 Wasser Drive
Martinsburg, WV, 25403
Home Phone: (304) 754-5040
Business Phone: (304) 754-9031


CHAIR: Finance
VICE CHAIR: Select Committee on Tax Reform

CHAIR: Finance
Committee on Flooding
Dept of Transportation Accountability
Economic Development
Government Accountability, Transparency and Efficiency Committee
Government and Finance
Volunteer Fire Departments and Emergency Medical Services


District Counties: Berkeley (part), Hampshire, Mineral (part), Morgan



Senator Blair was the Lead Sponsor of 64 bills
SB 164Relating to traffic regulations and special load limitsSigned
SB 165Allowing county commissions and municipalities adopt building codes equal to or less stringent than state building codePending
SB 166Requiring protective fencing on newly constructed or significantly improved overpassesPending
SB 172Eliminating salary for Water Development Authority board membersVetoed
SB 173Relating generally to autocyclesSigned
SB 174Exempting transportation of household goods from PSC jurisdictionSigned
SB 180Relating to PSC jurisdiction over certain telephone company and internet services Signed
SB 182Providing procedures that prevent disqualifying low bids for government construction contracts due to document technicalitiesPendingGovernment Organization
SB 183Transferring Division of Forestry from Department of Commerce to Department of AgriculturePendingFinance
SB 184Transitioning WV School of Osteopathic Medicine to nonprofit corporationPending
SB 185Allowing spending units designate fund into which proceeds from sale of surplus property must be depositedPendingFinance
SB 189Establishing that shared legal and physical custody of child in divorce cases is in best interest of childPendingHealth and Human Resources
SB 190Eliminating preferences for vendors bidding on state contracts for commodities or printingPendingGovernment Organization
SB 195Terminating WV Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy Technology Board of ExaminersPending
SB 196Terminating WV Massage Therapy Licensure BoardPending
SB 201Exploring potential sale, renovation or leasing of certain state-owned health care facilitiesPendingHealth and Human Resources
SB 221Relating to composition of PEIA Finance BoardSigned
SB 244Encouraging and facilitating efficient and economic development of oil and gas resourcesPendingJudiciary
SB 245Permitting natural gas companies enter private property without prior consent of owner for limited purposesPendingJudiciary
SB 254Terminating WV Nursing Home Administrators Licensing BoardPending
SB 255Relating generally to filling vacancies in elected officeVetoed
SB 262Allowing signs for public office candidates on right-of-way of public road or highwayPending
SB 263Creating exemption from certain contract and common carrier laws for vehicles used exclusively for transportation of railroad personnelPendingRoads and Transportation
SB 264Providing salaries of appointed officers be fixed by GovernorPending
SB 266Establishing Fleet Management Office within Department of AdministrationPending
SB 267Requiring agencies in online phone directory update certain employee informationPending
SB 268Requiring county commissions maintain websites with specific informationPendingFinance
SB 269Requiring all executive branch agencies maintain website with specific informationPending
SB 274Relating to public higher education personnelPendingEducation
SB 275Requiring WV Tax Commissioner include short survey on personal income tax returnPendingFinance
SB 277Creating Intermediate Court of AppealsPendingJudiciary
SB 284Relating to issuance of registration plates for governmental vehicles by DMVPending
SB 287Relating generally to damages for medical monitoringPendingJudiciary
SB 309Authorizing counties to offer customized license plates for that countyPending
SB 310Exempting certain hotel rooms from hotel occupancy taxPendingFinance
SB 311Classifying convention and visitor's bureau as public agencyPending
SB 316Requiring individuals receiving unemployment compensation apply for and accept seasonal employmentPendingEnergy, Industry and Labor, Economic Development and Small Business
SB 337Hiring correctional officers without regard to placement on correctional officer registerSigned
SB 346Relating generally to jurisdiction of PSC over motor carriersPendingJudiciary
SB 350Allowing licensed professional counselors be issued temporary permitSigned
SB 400Regarding appointments to WV Infrastructure and Jobs Development CouncilSigned
SB 405Providing WV Attorney General operate vehicles without "state car" platePending
SB 411Relating to prime contractor's responsibility for wages and benefitsPendingJudiciary
SB 412Relating to WV Jobs Act reporting requirementsPending
SB 413Relating to bids on government construction contractsPendingGovernment Organization
SB 427Relating to special revenue funds administered by DEPPendingJudiciary
SB 429Relating to monitoring inmate communicationsPendingJudiciary
SB 466Calculating state share of gross profits from limited video lottery revenues at 50 percentPending
SB 467Removing restrictions on maximum wager per limited video lottery game and bill denominations accepted by video lottery terminalsPendingFinance
SB 468Removing restrictions on where traditional lottery games may be playedPendingFinance
SB 479Relating to regulation of liquor salesPendingGovernment Organization
SB 480Authorizing local government adopt energy efficiency partnership programsPendingGovernment Organization
SB 481Eliminating requirement municipal courts wait 90 days before notifying DMV of person's failure to appear or pay assessed costsPendingJudiciary
SB 488Relating to Office of Emergency ServicesPending
SB 495Relating to regulation of events by State Athletic CommissionSigned
SB 547Modifying fees paid to Secretary of StateSigned
SB 562Relating to civil actions for damages brought against county commissions and municipalitiesPendingJudiciary
SB 571Relating generally to certification and qualifications of sanitariansPending
SB 585Relating to locomotive crew sizePendingJudiciary
SB 597Relating to procurement of technical infrastructurePending
SB 602Creating uniform system of recording and indexing fictitious names used by sole proprietorsSigned
SB 614Relating to expansion of broadband servicePendingFinance
SB 659Enacting Recognition of Emergency Medical Services Personnel Licensure Interstate CompactPending
SB 682Relating to state administration of local sales and use taxesPending

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