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Chris Pritt (R - Kanawha, 053)

Deputy Majority Whip



CONTACT

chris.pritt@wvhouse.gov

Capitol Office:
Room 220E, Building 1
State Capitol Complex
Charleston, WV 25305
Capitol Phone: (304) 340-3156

District Phone: (304) 573-9980


Chris Pritt Biography

Date of Birth: November 17th, 1978

Education: J.D., Ohio Northern University; M.P.A., Virginia Tech; B.A., English, West Virginia Wesleyan College

Occupation: Lawyer

Spouse: Kelly

Children: Jackson and Owen

Parents: Elmer and Elaine Pritt

Religion: Christian

Town of Birth: Stuart, VA

Affiliations: Masonic Lodge #168; West Virginia State Bar; Kanawha County Republican Executive Committee

COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS

VICE CHAIR: Pensions and Retirement
Banking and Insurance
Government Organization
Judiciary
Political Subdivisons

INTERIM COMMITTEES:
Children and Families
Judiciary
Labor and Worker Safety Issues


DISTRICT 053


District Counties: Kanawha

 

SPONSORED LEGISLATION, 2023

Delegate Pritt, C. was the Lead Sponsor of 70 bills
BillTitleStatusCommittee
HB 2010To exempt the full amount of social security benefits from personal income taxPendingFinance
HB 2052Prohibit businesses from having licenses revoked for not requiring masksPending
HB 2053Require governmental meetings to have agendas posted on websites three days prior to the meetingPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2074Places of worship may not be shut down by state of emergencyPendingJudiciary
HB 2102End qualified immunityPendingJudiciary
HB 2103An affirmative defense to violation of a parenting plan is a de facto parenting planPendingJudiciary
HB 2105Right to travel billPendingJudiciary
HB 2106Relating to family courts and juvenile petitionsPendingJudiciary
HB 2108Prohibit parents from being restricted from monitoring virtual public education classroomsPendingEducation
HB 2259Relating to modifications of child support or alimonyPendingJudiciary
HB 2321Require an ultrasound prior to abortionPendingHealth and Human Resources
HB 2322Provide for crime of impersonating non-public persons on social mediaPendingJudiciary
HB 2323Relating to creating the refugee information actPendingJudiciary
HB 2324Allowing for child support arrears agreements that the Family Court must acceptPendingJudiciary
HB 2325Relating to adoption attorneysPendingJudiciary
HB 2326Prohibit state funding for any organization that performs abortionsPendingHealth and Human Resources
HB 2327Requiring party affiliation on school board electionsPendingJudiciary
HB 2328Faithless Elector lawPendingJudiciary
HB 2329Ban civil asset forfeiture unless person convictedPendingJudiciary
HB 2330Prohibit electronic ballotsPendingJudiciary
HB 2331Repeal section relating to circuit courts having limited jurisdiction to hear divorce casesPendingJudiciary
HB 2332Prohibit county clerk from charging or prohibiting person from taking pictures of public documentsPendingJudiciary
HB 2333Make gold and silver legal tender in WVPendingBanking and Insurance
HB 2334Remove homeschool testing and portfolio requirementsPendingEducation
HB 2343Grant automatic expungement of criminal records in certain instancesPendingJudiciary
HB 2344Relating to providing a cap on property taxesPendingFinance
HB 2345Relating to automatic voter registrationPendingJudiciary
HB 2347Establishing the Anti-Stereotyping ActPendingEducation
HB 2407Require photo identification on all EBT cardsPendingHealth and Human Resources
HB 2413Permitting pharmacists to dispense the drug ivermectin by means of a standing orderPendingHealth and Human Resources
HB 2414Placing notation on driver’s license or ID cards regarding certain cognitive disabilitiesPending
HB 2415Ban the Box ActPending
HB 2416Prevent healthcare facilities from limiting the number of parents that are able to attend appointments for their childrenPendingHealth and Human Resources
HB 2421The Campus Self Defense ActPendingEducation
HB 2547Relating to the criminal forfeiture process actPendingJudiciary
HB 2901State may not participate in or join the national school board associationPendingEducation
HB 2903Library boards who make decisions on books must have ideological equalityPendingEducation
HB 2921Establish a memorial at the Capitol for the unborn whose lives were lost. PendingGovernment Organization
HB 2925Get rid of vaccine requirement for families who want to provide respite carePendingHealth and Human Resources
HB 2926To modify parenting if father encouraged an abortionPendingJudiciary
HB 2929To supersede all ordinances that restrict atv’s on paved roadsPendingPolitical Subdivisions
HB 2930To prohibit state jurisdiction over out of state divorcesPendingJudiciary
HB 2931Convention of states delegates have penalties for deviating from what they were sent to convention forPendingJudiciary
HB 2932Bill to fund armed veterans at our schools.PendingEducation
HB 2972To prohibit public university names for gender affirming carePendingHealth and Human Resources
HB 2973No guardian ad litem is needed on adoptions if both parents sign a relinquishmentPendingSenior Citizen Issues
HB 2974Creating the West Virginia Native American Tribes Unique Recognition, Authentication, and Listing ActPendingGovernment Organization
HB 2975Electric charging stations at state parks must charge market ratesPending
HB 2976Creating the Keep Roe Reversed Forever ActPendingJudiciary
HB 2996Public defender experience counts for judicial retirementPendingPensions and Retirement
HB 2997To make the HOPE Scholarship applicable to all childrenPendingEducation
HB 2998Non-binary not permitted on birth certificatesPendingJudiciary
HB 2999To choose to not vaccinate children does not amount to abuse and neglectPendingSenior Citizen Issues
HB 3000Universities must accept religious, medical, or right of conscience exemptions to taking vaccinationsPendingHealth and Human Resources
HB 3001To prohibit punishment for teachers who refuse to use pronouns inconsistent with a child’s sexPendingEducation
HB 3002To create a crime to send someone abortion pills through the U.S. mailPendingHealth and Human Resources
HB 3003Stop practice of medicine by telehealth for abortion prescriptionsPendingHealth and Human Resources
HB 3004Relating to transferred right of self-defense to a person who engages an active shooter on school groundsPendingJudiciary
HB 3138Allow magistrate assistants to assess fines on basic chargesPendingJudiciary
HB 3139To allow for modification of a family court order involving drugs in certain circumstancesPendingSenior Citizen Issues
HB 3140Allowing treasurer to invest in gold and silverPendingBanking and Insurance
HB 3142Provide that family court can order certain servicesPendingJudiciary
HB 3143Allow for religious exemptions for getting vaccinationsPendingHealth and Human Resources
HB 3144No vaccine mandate for schools PendingEducation
HB 3150Allow business owners to make undue burden claim to get excused from jury servicePendingJudiciary
HB 3173To permit home distilling of bourbonPendingJudiciary
HB 3175A court has venue for adoption if it had jurisdiction over guardianshipsPendingSenior Citizen Issues
HB 3194Free range parenting is not classified as abuse and neglectPendingSenior Citizen Issues
HB 3196Relating to racetrack casino decouplingPendingJudiciary
HB 3208Automatic CPS expungement if an individual is not found to have committed abuse and neglect by court orderPendingSenior Citizen Issues

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