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Ryan W. Weld (R - Brooke, 01)

Majority Whip


Capitol Office:
Room 216W, Building 1
State Capitol Complex
Charleston, WV 25305
Capitol Phone: (304) 357-7984

1449 Pleasant Avenue
Wellsburg, WV 26070
Home Phone: (304) 670-6605


CHAIR: Military
VICE CHAIR: Children and Families, Select Committee on
VICE CHAIR: Education
VICE CHAIR: Judiciary
VICE CHAIR: Workforce
Banking and Insurance
Health and Human Resources

CHAIR: Intern Committee
CHAIR: Natural Gas Development
CO-CHAIR: Veterans' Affairs
VICE CHAIR: Judiciary
Government and Finance
Labor and Worker Safety Issues
Law Institute
PEIA, Seniors and Long Term Care
Rule-Making Review Committee
Special Investigations


District Counties: Brooke, Hancock, Marshall (part), Ohio



Senator Weld was the Lead Sponsor of 39 bills
SB 184Providing protection from civil liability for certain individuals rescuing animals locked in unattended vehiclesPendingJudiciary
SB 185Exempting certain persons from hunting, trapping, and fishing feesPendingNatural Resources
SB 186Relating to certain pension benefits exempt from state taxationPending
SB 187Relating generally to in-state tuition rates for certain personsPendingFinance
SB 188Requiring participation in drug court programPendingJudiciary
SB 189Relating to partial filling of prescriptionsPendingHealth and Human Resources
SB 190Modifying requirement that racetrack participate in WV Thoroughbred Development Fund by certain datePendingFinance
SB 191Creating felony offense of aggravated cruelty to animalsPendingJudiciary
SB 199Creating Court Reporter Act of 2020PendingJudiciary
SB 200Including certain types of cancers for which rebuttable presumption of injury exists for firefightersPendingBanking and Insurance
SB 201Relating generally to criminal offenses of stalking and harassmentSigned
SB 202Allowing one member of PSD board to be county commissionerSigned
SB 203Allowing certain deductions from personal income tax refundsPendingFinance
SB 204Providing for nonpartisan elections of county prosecuting attorneysPendingJudiciary
SB 205Allowing issuance of limited letters of administration for certain estatesPendingJudiciary
SB 206Adding language to be contained in appraisement showing nonprobate assets not to be soldPendingJudiciary
SB 207Creating Prosecuting Attorney's Detectives ActPendingJudiciary
SB 229Requiring Public Health Commissioner create program for reimbursement of adult dental care and free and charitable clinicsPendingFinance
SB 230Requiring State Board of Education provide routine education in suicide preventionSigned
SB 232Removing outdated prohibitions against electronic or mechanical ticket dispensers and readersSigned
SB 233Establishing WV Division of Natural Resources Police Officer Retirement SystemPending
SB 266Clarifying and updating language regarding Fairmont State alumni license platesPendingGovernment Organization
SB 283Relating to criminal offenses of strangulation and suffocationPendingJudiciary
SB 289Creating Green Alert PlanSigned
SB 290Creating Underground Mining Subsidence Damage ActPendingJudiciary
SB 291Requiring PEIA and health insurance providers provide mental health paritySigned
SB 292Relating to criminal offenses of stalking and harassmentPendingJudiciary
SB 293Relating to adoptionPending
SB 308Creating criminal penalties for violation of orders issued for protection of victims of financial exploitationSigned
SB 312Relating to provisional licensure of social workersSigned
SB 505Relating to acquisition and disposition of property by urban development authorityPending
SB 600Creating special revenue account designated Military Authority FundSigned
SB 610Removing resident manager requirement for Alcohol Beverage Control AdministrationSigned
SB 665Requiring persons convicted of certain crimes on or after March 8, 1995, provide DNA samplesPendingJudiciary
SB 670Amending service of process on nonresident persons or corporate entitiesSigned
SB 671Relating to temporary food service permitsPendingHealth and Human Resources
SB 724Including ulcerative colitis as serious medical conditionPendingHealth and Human Resources
SB 765Modifying "Habitual Offender" statuteSigned
SB 791Allowing state and federal criminal history record check of each adult living in residence when minor child is placed there due to emergencyPendingHealth and Human Resources

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