West Virginia House of Delegates

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Eric Nelson Jr. (R - Kanawha, 35)


Capitol Office:
Room 462M, Building 1
State Capitol Complex
Charleston, WV 25305
Capitol Phone: (304) 340-3230

P.O. Box 186
Charleston, WV, 25321
Home Phone: (304) 343-5156
Business Phone: (304) 343-5156


CHAIR: Finance
Banking and Insurance
House Rules

CHAIR: Finance
CHAIR: Tax Reform
Council of Finance and Administration
Economic Development
Government Accountability, Transparency and Efficiency Committee
Government and Finance
Post Audits Subcommittee
Special Investigations


District Counties: Kanawha (part)



Delegate Nelson was the Lead Sponsor of 12 bills
HB 4236Requiring agencies to provide an annual inventory of real property holdings to the Real Estate DivisionSigned
HB 4256Allowing portions of otherwise exempt property that are being used for nonexempt purposes to be separately assessed and taxedPendingFinance
HB 4257Repealing article creating the Office of Business Registration and Creation of Centralized RecordsPendingGovernment Organization
HB 4265Relating generally to employer withholding taxesPendingFinance
HB 4272Relating to the West Virginia Retirement Health Benefit Trust FundPendingPensions and Retirement
HB 4433Declaring certain claims against an agency of the state to be moral obligations of the stateSigned
HB 4522Allowing certain tax information to be shared with the Director of Purchasing Division, Department of Administration, and State AuditorSigned
HB 4620Expiring funds to the balance of the Department of Administration, Public Employees Insurance AgencyPendingFinance
HB 4625Relating to allocating a portion of any general revenue surplus accruing after a fiscal year to the Public Employees Insurance Agency Financial Stability FundPendingFinance
HB 4628Relating to authorizing the redirection of amounts collected from certain surcharges and assessments on workers' compensation insurance policies for periods prior to January 1, 2019Signed
HB 4630Relating to a 2019 across-the-board salary adjustment for employees of the Department of Health and Human ResourcesTabled
HB 4631Expiring funds to the unappropriated surplus balance in the State Fund - Insurance Commission FundTabled


Release TitleDate
Finance Chairmen: Natural Gas Severance Taxes Too Volatile to Properly Fund PEIA06/27/2018
News Release: West Virginia On Track to End Fiscal Year With Healthy Surplus 06/25/2018
Op. ed.: Decisions Are Made By Those Who Show Up 06/22/2018
House of Delegates Unanimously Passes Balanced Budget with 5-percent Public Employee Pay Raises 03/09/2018
House Finance Approves Balanced Budget With $97 Million in State Worker Pay Raises, Full Funding of PEIA03/05/2018
House Passes 5-percent Pay Raise for Teachers, Service Personnel and State Police 02/28/2018
House Finance Committee Approves Bill to Provide Continued Funding to PEIA02/19/2018
House Passes Bill to Immediately Transfer $29 Million to Fully Fund PEIA for Coming Year02/16/2018
House Finance Committee Approves Immediate $29 Million Transfer to PEIA02/14/2018
House Passes Increased Multi-Year Teacher, State Employee Pay Raise Plan02/13/2018
House Finance Committee Approves Increased Pay Raises for Teachers, Service Personnel & State Police 02/07/2018
Road Bond Will Bring Immediate Benefits 09/12/2017
House Finance Chair Eric Nelson and Delegate Mike Pushkin Announce West Side Bridge Repair Project07/31/2017
Let’s Work Together To Get Things Done 07/18/2017
Op. ed.: The Real Story Behind the State Budget 06/27/2017
House Passes Tax Reform, Balanced Budget Bills04/05/2017
House of Delegates Passes Balanced Budget03/11/2016
House Finance Committee Approves Balanced Budget 03/08/2016
Tax Reform Committee Releases Tobacco Tax Study03/01/2016
Finance Chairman Eric Nelson Statement On House Bill 270402/29/2016
House Finance Committee Passes Sales Tax Fairness Bill02/27/2016
House Finance Committee Approves Three Bills To Promote Business Growth02/10/2016
Joint Select Committee on Tax Reform to Hold Public Hearing October 20 in Charleston10/07/2015
Joint Select Committee on Tax Reform to Meet October 5 in Charleston 10/02/2015
Joint Select Committee on Tax Reform to Meet September 14 and 15 in Charleston 09/10/2015
Joint Select Committee on Tax Reform To Meet August 31 in Charleston 08/27/2015
Joint Select Committee on Tax Reform to Meet August 17 in Charleston 08/13/2015
Joint Select Committee on Tax Reform to Meet June 29 in Charleston 06/26/2015
Joint Select Committee on Tax Reform to Meet June 9 in Charleston 06/03/2015
Joint Select Committee on Tax Reform to Meet May 18 in Charleston05/14/2015
Joint Select Committee on Tax Reform To Meet May 4 in Charleston 04/29/2015
Co-Chairs of Joint Committee on Tax Reform highlight available resources and seek public comment 04/15/2015
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