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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
District Phone: (304) 670-6605


CHAIR: Military
VICE CHAIR: Judiciary
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
West Virginia Fusion Center Oversight Committee


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



Senator Weld was the Lead Sponsor of 41 bills
SB 107Including certain types of cancers for which rebuttable presumption of injury exists for firefightersPendingBanking and Insurance
SB 307Relating generally to in-state tuition rates for certain personsPASS
SB 308Modifying requirement that racetrack participate in WV Thoroughbred Development Fund by certain datePendingFinance
SB 309Creating felony offense of aggravated cruelty to animalsPendingJudiciary
SB 310Providing for nonpartisan elections of county prosecuting attorneysPendingJudiciary
SB 311Relating to acquisition and disposition of property by urban development authorityPendingPolitical Subdivisions
SB 312Allowing 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
SB 317Providing protection from civil liability for certain individuals rescuing animals locked in unattended vehiclesPendingJudiciary
SB 321Clarifying and updating language regarding Fairmont State alumni license platesPending
SB 343Authorizing DMV to process online driver’s license or identification card change of addressPASS
SB 344Relating to credit for qualified rehabilitated buildings investmentPASS
SB 345Expanding alcohol test and lock program to include offenders with drug-related offenseSigned
SB 346Authorizing DMV use electronic means when providing notice for licensees and vehicle ownersPending
SB 347Allowing private club licensees provide alcoholic beverage carryoutPendingJudiciary
SB 378Requiring participation in drug court program for certain offendersPendingJudiciary
SB 379Requiring persons convicted of certain crimes on or after March 8, 1995, provide DNA samplesPendingJudiciary
SB 394Exempting certain persons from hunting, trapping, and fishing license feesPendingNatural Resources
SB 428Transferring Parole Board to Office of Administrative HearingsPendingJudiciary
SB 429Exempting Division of Emergency Management from Purchasing Division requirements for certain contractsPending
SB 430Modifying form of certain deedsPendingJudiciary
SB 431Relating to school attendance notification requirements to DMVSigned
SB 432Defining term “veteran” relating to veteran-owned businessesPending
SB 446Extending Neighborhood Investment Program ActPendingFinance
SB 478Permitting use of established federal marketplace programs to purchase suppliesPASS
SB 479Relating to WV veterans service decoration and WV Service CrossPASS
SB 483Allowing oaths be taken before any person authorized to administer oathsPASS
SB 484Adding stalking to list of offenses for certain misconductPendingJudiciary
SB 485Relating to use or presentation of firearm during commission of felonyPending
SB 496Relating to punishment for second or third degree felonyPASS
SB 497Increasing penalty for attempted murder in first degreePendingJudiciary
SB 498Amending definition of "sexual contact"PendingJudiciary
SB 499Relating to parole eligibility for drug distribution offensesPendingJudiciary
SB 500Prohibiting intimidation and retaliation against public officers and employees, jurors, and witnessesPendingJudiciary
SB 535Relating to rebuttable presumption for certain injuries and diseases from employment as firefighterPendingFinance
SB 566Relating to interpretations of school lawsPendingJudiciary
SB 611Establishing state certification process and payment system for certified community behavioral health clinicsPendingHealth and Human Resources
SB 613Adding classification and base salaries of certain civilian employees of State Police Forensic LaboratoryPASS
SB 627Allowing workers’ compensation benefits for first responders diagnosed with PTSDPendingBanking and Insurance
SB 644Exempting certain persons pursuing degree in speech pathology and audiology from license requirementsPending
SB 660Providing for cooperation between law-enforcement agencies and military authoritiesPASS
SB 674Clarifying that unpaid restitution does not preclude person from obtaining driver's licensePASS

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