WV HB2961 | 2020 | Regular Session

Note: Carryover of previous HB2961


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 5-0)
Status: Passed on March 7 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-03-07 - Approved by Governor 3/24/20 - Senate Journal
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]


The purpose of this bill is to permit the commissioner to require a water supply system be equipped with a backflow prevention assembly; requiring the appropriate water utility to install the backflow prevention assembly at the meter; requiring the appropriate water utility to maintain the backflow prevention assembly; and requiring the water utility to provide information relating to maintenance and necessity for any backflow prevention assembly.

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Permitting the commissioner to require a water supply system be equipped with a backflow prevention assembly


Roll Calls

2020-03-07 - House - House concurred in Senate amendment and passed bill (Roll No. 779) (Y: 90 N: 10 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-03-07 - Senate - Passed Senate with amended title (Roll No. 576) (Y: 31 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 3) [PASS]
2020-02-17 - House - Passed House (Roll No. 201) (Y: 85 N: 13 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2020-03-07SenateApproved by Governor 3/24/20 - Senate Journal
2020-03-24HouseApproved by Governor 3/24/20
2020-03-07HouseApproved by Governor 3/24/20 - House Journal
2020-03-19HouseTo Governor 3/19/20
2020-03-07HouseTo Governor 3/19/20 - House Journal
2020-03-07SenateTo Governor 3/19/20 - Senate Journal
2020-03-07SenateHouse Message received
2020-03-07HouseCompleted legislative action
2020-03-07HouseCommunicated to Senate
2020-03-07HouseHouse concurred in Senate amendment and passed bill (Roll No. 779)
2020-03-07HouseHouse received Senate message
2020-03-07SenateSenate requests House to concur
2020-03-07SenateMaroney Title amendment #2 adopted
2020-03-07SenateMaroney Title amendment #1 withdrawn by unanimous consent
2020-03-07SenateSenate reconsidered action (voice vote)
2020-03-07SenateSenate requests House to concur
2020-03-07SenatePassed Senate with amended title (Roll No. 576)
2020-03-07SenateRead 3rd time
2020-03-07SenateFloor amendment adopted (Voice vote)
2020-03-07SenateReturned to calendar by Rules Committee
2020-03-07SenateRemoved from calendar by Rules Committee
2020-03-07SenateOn 3rd reading with right to amend
2020-03-06SenateRead 2nd time
2020-03-05SenateLaid over on 2nd reading 3/5/20
2020-03-05SenateReturned to calendar by Rules Committee
2020-03-04SenateRemoved from calendar by Rules Committee
2020-03-04SenateOn 2nd reading
2020-03-03SenateRead 1st time
2020-03-03SenateImmediate consideration
2020-03-03Senate2nd reference dispensed
2020-03-03SenateReported do pass, but first to Finance
2020-02-18SenateTo Transportation and Infrastructure
2020-02-18SenateTo Transportation and Infrastructure then Finance
2020-02-18SenateIntroduced in Senate
2020-02-17HouseCommunicated to Senate
2020-02-17HouseTitle amendment adopted (Voice vote)
2020-02-17HousePassed House (Roll No. 201)
2020-02-17HouseRead 3rd time
2020-02-17HouseOn 3rd reading, Special Calendar
2020-02-14HouseAmendment adopted (Voice vote)
2020-02-14HouseRead 2nd time
2020-02-14HouseOn 2nd reading, Special Calendar
2020-02-13HouseRead 1st time
2020-02-13HouseOn 1st reading, Special Calendar
2020-02-12HouseBy substitute, do pass
2020-02-06HouseTo House Government Organization
2020-02-06HouseWith amendment, do pass, but first to Government Organization
2020-01-08HouseTo House Technology and Infrastructure
2020-01-08HouseIntroduced in House
2020-01-08HouseTo Technology and Infrastructure then Government Organization
2020-01-08HouseFiled for introduction

Same As/Similar To

HB2961 (Carry Over) 2019-02-11 - To House Technology and Infrastructure


Code Citations

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1619Amended CodeCitation Text
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West Virginia State Sources

Roll Callhttp://www.wvlegislature.gov/legisdocs/2020/RS/votes/house/00201.pdf
Roll Callhttp://www.wvlegislature.gov/legisdocs/2020/RS/votes/senate/03-07-0576.pdf
Roll Callhttp://www.wvlegislature.gov/legisdocs/2020/RS/votes/house/00779.pdf

Bill Comments