Member's Press Release

Release Date: 02/05/2019
Contact: Jared Hunt at (304) 340-3323

House of Delegates

On the Agenda: Tuesday in the House of Delegates

Here’s what’s scheduled for Tuesday in the House of Delegates:


Tuesday, February 5, 2019

28th Day of the Legislative Session

House to convene at 11 a.m. On the agenda:


· S. B. 268 - Updating meaning of federal taxable income in WV Corporation Net Income Tax Act

· S. B. 269 - Updating terms used in WV Personal Income Tax Act

· Com. Sub. for H. B. 2004 - Providing for a program of instruction in workforce preparedness

· Com. Sub. for H. B. 2420 - Establishing the Mountaineer Trail Network Recreation Authority

· H. B. 2666 - Supplemental appropriation to the Department of Veterans’ Assistance

· H. B. 2668 - Supplemental appropriation to the Department of Administration, Public Defender Services

SECOND READING – Amendment Stage

· Com. Sub. for H. B. 2363 - Relating to the Upper Kanawha Valley Resiliency and Revitalization Program

· Com. Sub. for H. B. 2490 - Preventing proposing or enforcing rules that prevent recreational water facilities from making necessary upgrades

· H. B. 2691 - Providing that a license to carry a concealed deadly weapon expires on the holder’s birthday

· Com. Sub. for H. B. 2779 - Providing that proceeds from certain oil and gas wells to persons whose name or address are unknown are to be kept in a special fund


· Com. Sub. for S. B. 240 - Repealing certain legislative rules no longer authorized or are obsolete (Judiciary Committee Amendment Pending)

· Com. Sub. for H. B. 2204 - Prohibiting state licensing boards from hiring lobbyists

· Com. Sub. for H. B. 2479 - Corporate Governance Annual Disclosure Act

· Com. Sub. for H. B. 2481 - Permitting retail sale of alcoholic beverages on Sundays after 1 p.m.

· H. B. 2608 - Repealing the requirement of printing the date a consumer deposit account was opened on paper checks

· Com. Sub. for H. B. 2686 - Relating to permitting the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia to create a family drug court pilot program

Committee Meetings Scheduled:

Agriculture and Natural Resources

8:30 a.m. - Room 215E

Agriculture Bills:

· H. B. 2438, Relating generally to survivor benefits for emergency response providers.

· H. B. 2663, Exempting buildings or structures utilized exclusively for agricultural purposes from the provisions of the State Building Code.

· H. B. 2560, Relating to the operation of state-owned farms.

Natural Resources Bills:

· H. B. 2709, Relating to hunting licenses.

· H. B. 2715, Relating to Class Q special hunting permit for disabled persons.

· H. B. 2716, Relating to motorboat lighting and equipment requirements.

Industry & Labor

10:00 a.m. - Room 215E

· House Concurrent Resolution 25, Requesting the Joint Committee on Government and Finance study the discrepancy between estimates and actual readings of electrical meters

· House Bill 2441, Removing certain requirements related to wages for construction of public improvements

Committee on Health & Human Resources

2:00 p.m. - Room 215E

· HB 2583 - Family Planning Access Act

· Originating Bill - Update Drug Schedule

Committee on Energy

2:00 p.m. - Room 418M

· H. B. 2661, Relating to natural gas utilities.

· H. B. 2802, Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act.

· Com. Sub. for S. B. 223, Authorizing Department of Commerce promulgate legislative rules.

Pensions & Retirement

4:00 p.m. - Room 460M

· Presentation by Craig Slaughter, Executive Director of Investment Management Board

· H. B. 2738, Authorizing prepayment of certain required payments into a policemen’s pension and relief fund or a firemen’s pension and relief fund.

· H. B. 2743, Eliminating reference to municipal policemen’s pension and relief funds and firemen’s pension and relief funds in section restricting investment.

· H. B. 2739, Relating to contributions on behalf of employees to a retirement plan administered by the Consolidated Public Retirement Board.

· H. B. 2780, Permitting employees of educational services cooperatives to participate in the State Teachers Retirement System.

*** Agendas and times subject to change. ***


From the Activity Calendar:

Fairness West Virginia

Upper House Rotunda (9 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.)


Upper Senate Rotunda

Alzheimer’s Association Advocacy Day

Lower Rotunda

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