Bills Pending West Virginia House Education Committee

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WVHCR89IntroFeasibility study of designating teachers and school superintendents
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2019-03-02
To House Education Committee
WVSB379EngrossPermitting county board of education to include faith-based electives in drug prevention programs
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2019-02-28
To House Education Committee
WVSB555EngrossRelating to authority of Higher Education Policy Commission
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2019-02-28
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WVSB86EngrossRequiring county boards provide free feminine hygiene products in grades six to 12
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2019-02-25
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WVHB2100IntroThe purpose of this bill is to require the State Department of Education to develop a pilot program to provide mental and behavioral health services as an alternative to suspending students for disruptive behaviors.
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2019-02-13
To House Education Committee
WVHB3118IntroRelating to mandatory drug testing for state legislators and teachers
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2019-02-12
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WVHB3114IntroThe purpose of this bill is to eliminate the requirement that schools be closed on election days.
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2019-02-12
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WVHB2586IntroThe purpose of this bill is to require certain community and technical college or career and technical education centers to offer training for students to become firefighters or emergency medical technicians.
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2019-02-12
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WVHB3058IntroThe purpose of this bill is to grant full-time employees of county boards of education three months of paid leave, following the birth of a child, or the placement of a child in the home through adoption or foster care. The bill provides that the lea...
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2019-02-12
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WVHB3122IntroThe purpose of this bill is to require state institutions of higher education and community and technical colleges to implement policies and programs relating to sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking, including adoption of a...
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2019-02-12
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WVHB3096IntroThe purpose of this bill is to amend statutes pertaining to the Higher Education Policy Commission to (a) eliminate the Higher Education Policy Commission; (b) create the Office of Postsecondary Education; and (c) provide for the transfer of certain ...
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2019-02-12
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WVHB3130IntroThe purpose of this bill is to create three separate job titles for school bus operators based on years of service. The bill establishes pay scales.
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2019-02-12
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WVHB3048IntroThe purpose of this bill is to permit adjunct professors to serve on the institutional governing boards; proving for a term limit for adjunct professors to serve on the governing board; restricting county elected officials from serving on the governi...
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2019-02-12
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WVHB3090IntroThe purpose of this bill is to require county boards of education, with regard to employment, promotion and transfer of professional personnel, to have a random selection system when two or more employees with the same certification establish an iden...
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2019-02-12
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WVHB3113IntroThe purpose of this bill is to require the construction of bus stops for school children.
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2019-02-12
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WVHB3006IntroThe purpose of this bill is to require county boards of education to provide days prior to early voting during primary, general and special elections for registering eligible students to vote and for the transportation of registered students to appro...
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2019-02-12
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WVHB3009IntroThe purpose of this bill is to create “The Young Professional Tax Credits” for student loans. The bill provides that the credit applies to college graduates from ages 18 to 40 or until the student loan is repaid. The bill also provides for a ...
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2019-02-12
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WVHB3080IntroThe purpose of this bill is to redirect up to $10Â million per year of any surplus in the state budget away from the Revenue Shortfall Reserve Fund to state institutions of higher education to restore their funding up to adjusted 2013 fiscal year le...
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2019-02-12
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WVHB3013IntroThe purpose of this bill is to provide a tax credit against West Virginia personal income tax liability in the amount of payments made on student loans; providing the credit may be used in the graduation year; providing for a maximum term of 9 years ...
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2019-02-12
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WVHB3125IntroThe purpose of this bill is to increase the quality of the state’s workforce by increasing access to college, community college and career education through providing the first two years of  free tuition.
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2019-02-12
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WVHB2994IntroThe purpose of this bill is to require cursive writing to be taught in grades K-5.
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2019-02-12
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WVHB3015IntroThe purpose of this bill is to provide a tax credit for persons who graduate with an associate’s, bachelor’s, or graduate degree in the area of scient, technology, engineering, mathematics, nursing, or teaching from any regionally accredited in-s...
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2019-02-12
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WVHB2965IntroThe purpose of this bill is to permit the Secondary Schools Athletics Commission to discipline schools that do not follow: 1) The requirements of their emergency action plans for athletics; or 2) the required protocol on concussions and head injuries...
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2019-02-11
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WVHB2952IntroThe purpose of this bill is to reduce the number of personnel in every job classification within the State Department of Education by 25%.
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2019-02-11
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WVHB2963IntroThe purpose of this bill is to set the school calendar to 170 days of instruction and 30 noninstructional days and to change the acceptable functions during noninstructional days.
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2019-02-11
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WVHB2938IntroThe purpose of this bill is to provide information to high school students regarding career and technical educational opportunities during and after high school, to create a career and technical education for middle school students, and to codify the...
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2019-02-08
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WVHB2919IntroThe purpose of this bill is to establish Education Employees Funds in each county to dedicate more money to pay wages and benefits for education employees.
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2019-02-08
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WVHB2921IntroThe purpose of this bill is to extend the period in which county boards of education may hire certified, retired teachers in areas of critical shortages of certified teachers.
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2019-02-08
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WVHB2917IntroThe purpose of this bill is to permit classroom teachers who transfer to another county to retain accrued seniority and permit classroom teachers subject to a reduction in workforce retain accrued seniority if the classroom teacher secures a position...
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2019-02-08
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WVHB2913IntroThe purpose of this bill is to the selection of language developmental milestones for purposes of developing a resource for use by parents to monitor and track deaf and hard-of-hearing children’s expressive and receptive language acquisition and de...
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2019-02-07
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WVHB2860IntroThe purpose of this bill is to require drug testing of all classes of employees in K through 12 schools.
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2019-02-06
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WVHB2852IntroThe purpose of this bill is to increase the expenditure for academic materials, supplies, and equipment from $200 to $300.
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2019-02-06
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WVHB2859IntroThe purpose of this bill is to permit classroom teachers to choose different teaching programs if students being taught under an agency-approved teaching program are not producing acceptable test scores.
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2019-02-06
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WVHB2870IntroThe purpose of this bill is to make school nurses more available to students by reducing the nurse to student ratio and nurse to school ratio.
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2019-02-06
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WVHB2874IntroThe purpose of this bill is to increase the compensation of the West Virginia State Police, public school teachers and school service personnel.
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2019-02-06
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WVHB2862IntroThe purpose of this bill is to modify the purpose of the scholarship beginning in 2020; establish scholarship preference for applicants pursuing math and science teaching careers; modify selection criteria for the award of scholarships; modify schola...
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2019-02-06
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WVHB2842IntroThe purpose of this bill is to increase the amount that a faculty senate may allocate to a classroom teacher or librarian for academic materials, supplies or equipment which, in the judgment of the teacher or librarian, will assist providing instruct...
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2019-02-04
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WVHB2799IntroThe purpose of this bill is to require county boards of education to conduct regular structural inspections of school facilities and structures and establish a schedule of rotating inspections for all schools to be inspected at least once every 10 ye...
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2019-02-01
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WVHB2800IntroThe purpose of this bill is to require county boards of education to permit students who are homeschooled or attend private schools to enroll and take classes at the county’s vocational school.
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2019-02-01
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WVHB2824IntroThe purpose of this bill is to limit the teacher-pupil ratio for first through third grade at no more than 1 to 20, and to provide that third-grade students must demonstrate proficiency before advancing to fourth grade.
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2019-02-01
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WVHB2805IntroThe purpose of this bill is to prohibit the denial of enrollment in any curricular or extracurricular course, program or activity of any person to whom schools are open subject to certain conditions.
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2019-02-01
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WVHB2826IntroThe purpose of this bill is to alter the school calendar to begin the Tuesday after Labor Day and end the Friday before Memorial Day. Schools may use accrued minutes to reach the required number of instructional days.
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2019-02-01
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WVHB2794IntroThe purpose of this bill is to establish the Summer Feeding for All initiative that will encourage county school systems to look for innovative ways to provide assistance to students in need to access nutritious foods during summer break and other ti...
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2019-01-31
To House Education Committee
WVHB2787IntroThe purpose of this bill is to assure emergency health care services are available to students in all private and public schools by requiring that persons certified in first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation training are available during school h...
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2019-01-31
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WVHB2775IntroThe purpose of this bill is to require each high school student to complete a one- half credit course of study in personal finance as a requirement for high school graduation.
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2019-01-30
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WVHB2777IntroThe purpose of this bill is to require schools to offer elective vocational courses in middle schools.
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2019-01-30
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WVHB2742IntroThe purpose of this bill is to make available elective courses of instruction in all schools located within this state on the history of the Old and New Testaments of the Bible.
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2019-01-30
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WVHB2778IntroThe purpose of this bill is to require that school nutrition plans include take home meals for low income students or any student who requests take home meals.
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2019-01-30
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WVHB2758IntroThe purpose of this bill is to establish a minimum number of school counselors that shall be employed by the county board and assigned to each high, middle, and elementary school in the state.
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2019-01-30
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WVHB2766IntroThe purpose of this bill is to provide that parents cannot overrule a teacher’s recommendation that a student not be advanced to the next grade unless the student is retested over summer break and can demonstrate proficiency in areas for which the ...
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2019-01-30
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