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Vernon Criss (R - Wood, 012)


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

P.O. Box 1652
Parkersburg, WV 26104
District Phone: (304) 481-0167

Vernon Criss Biography

Education: Parkersburg High School and West Virginia Wesleyan College

Occupation: Executive

Religion: Methodist

Affiliations: Camden Clark Foundation


CHAIR: Finance
Banking and Insurance
House Rules

CHAIR: Finance
Government and Finance
Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources Subcommittee
Special Investigations


District Counties: Wood



Delegate Criss was the Lead Sponsor of 25 bills
HB 2169Provide valuation limitations to the Tax Commissioner for coal properties and to clarify the penalty for non-filersPendingFinance
HB 2170Providing valuation limitations for coal property taxation and clarifying the penalties for non-filersPending
HB 2171Removing obsolete provisions regarding DOH standards for studded tires and chainsPending
HB 2505Creating the Supported Decision-Making ActPendingEducation
HB 2521Creating the Public/Private Small Business Enhancement ProgramPending
HB 2541Add licensure requirement on substance use disorder inpatient provider facilitiesPending
HB 2543Develop a licensure process for recovery residences or other residential settings that present as a location where substance use disorder recovery can be facilitatedPending
HB 2544Make investigation and enforcement of the Patient Brokering Act the responsibility of OHFLACPendingHealth and Human Resources
HB 2545Require a study on homelessness be conducted by the Bureau for Behavioral HealthPending
HB 2546Require Substance Use Disorder inpatient providers to offer patients transportation to certain places upon dischargePending
HB 2953Creating the Commission on Cost-of-Living AdjustmentsRejected
HB 3168Ensuring investment in WV Tourism is competitive with other states and accessible long termSigned
HB 3238Removing methanol and methanol fuel from the definition of special fuelPendingFinance
HB 3239Directing payment of the estate administration fee to the State AuditorPendingFinance
HB 3240Relating to cessation of West Virginia FundPendingFinance
HB 3245Providing an election for pass-through entities to pay income tax at the entity levelPendingFinance
HB 3246Repeal the additional one and one-half percent interest rate for underpayments PendingFinance
HB 3272Relating to the operation of private trust companies in West VirginiaSigned
HB 3286Relating to an additional modification decreasing federal taxable incomeSigned
HB 3295Relating to terminating the authority of the Director of the Purchasing Division to impose a certain annual fee upon vendorsPendingGovernment Organization
HB 3308Authorizing PSC consider and issue financing orders to certain utilities to permit the recovery of certain costs through securitization via consumer rate relief bondsSigned
HB 3344To pay certain moral obligations of the stateSigned
HB 3409Relating to authorizing application of the manufacturing investment tax credit and the manufacturing property tax adjustment credit against personal income taxPendingFinance
HB 3427Relating to consumers sales and service tax and use tax exemption for certain goods to be incorporated into a qualified, new or expanded warehouse or distribution facilityPending
HB 3431Eliminating the requirement that the apprenticeship training tax credit base be limited to wages paid to apprentices in the construction tradesPendingFinance

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