Bills Pending West Virginia House Health & Human Resources Committee

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WVHB109IntroThe purpose of this bill is to create the Medical Cannabis Banking Act to provide banking services for the Medical Cannabis Act. Various definitions are provided. The State Treasurer is required to create a closed-loop system to accept moneys and...
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2018-05-20
To House Health & Human Resources Committee
WVSB557EngrossRelating to Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program
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2018-02-28
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WVSB450EngrossCollecting and analyzing statistical information pertaining to terminating pregnancies under Medicaid Program
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2018-02-21
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WVSCR20EngrossRequesting Bureau for Medical Services review and update Medicaid rates for ground and air ambulance services
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2018-02-16
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WVHB2745IntroAdding the examination of Advanced Care Technician
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2018-02-14
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WVHB4581IntroThe purpose of this bill is to require that all health care workers receive an influenza vaccination by October 1 every year.
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2018-02-13
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WVHB4545IntroThe 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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2018-02-13
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WVHB4537IntroThe purpose of this bill is to increase the tobacco products excise tax with the increased revenue be used by the Public Employees Insurance Agency to reduce employees premiums.
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2018-02-13
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WVHB4491IntroThe purpose of this bill is to legalize the personal use and possession of cannabis by adults; providing for a county option election to allow for the production and sales in that county; providing for regulation by the Bureau of Health; authorizing ...
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2018-02-12
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WVHB4483IntroThe purpose of this bill is to amend the way savings derived from the filling of generic drugs are distributed. The provisions of this section as amended in 2018 are to apply retroactively to pharmacy transactions occurring since 1978.
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2018-02-09
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WVHB4476IntroThis purpose of this bill is to permit persons who voluntarily enroll in drug rehabilitation to participate in a pilot program. The bill authorizes the Department of Health and Human Resources to care for the children of those persons who voluntarily...
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2018-02-08
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WVHB4457IntroThe purpose of this bill is to add a designation as a thrombectomy-capable stroke center. It also modifies the make-up of the advisory committee, requires approval of legislative rules by the advisory committee prior to filing and prohibits certain...
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2018-02-07
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WVHJR111IntroThe purpose of this resolution is to amend the State Constitution to prohibit state funding for abortion, except when necessary to save the life of the mother.
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2018-02-07
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WVHB4467IntroThe purpose of this bill is to create the Nondiscrimination in Involuntary Denial of Treatment Act.
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2018-02-07
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WVHB4435IntroThe purpose of this bill is to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth from conversion therapy, also known as sexual orientation change efforts or reparative therapy; to make legislative findings; to set forth a purpose; to define terms...
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2018-02-05
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WVHB4417IntroThe purpose of this bill is to prevent fraud and abuse through investigations, inspections, evaluations, and review conducted by the Department of Health and Human Resources; dis-enrolling providers who commit fraud and requiring repayment; defining ...
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2018-02-02
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WVHB4413IntroThe purpose of this bill is to permit a physician assistant to practice independent of a collaborating physician if certain conditions are met.
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2018-02-02
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WVHB4391IntroThe purpose of this bill is to ensure that all able-bodied adults without dependents are working, or in a work program, for a minimum of 20 hours per week for continued eligibility for SNAP benefits.
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2018-02-01
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WVHB4395IntroThe purpose of this bill is to permit certain felons to work in licensed behavioral health facilities. The bill sets conditions and limitations. The bill requires rule-making.
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2018-02-01
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WVHB4390IntroThe purpose of this bill is to increase recruitment and retention of children and adult services workers in the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources by exempting certain employees from licensure; to amend board rules relating to the...
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2018-02-01
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WVHB4372IntroThe purpose of this bill is to require the Board of Pharmacy to log reports of suspicious transactions in controlled substances, to refer all reports to the Attorney General to determine which agencies may have jurisdiction to investigate and pursue ...
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2018-01-31
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WVHB4373IntroThe purpose of this bill is to require the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Resources to modernize or construct new facilities at Hopemont and Jackie Withrow Hospitals to provide long-term care and substance abuse treatment to address ...
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2018-01-31
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WVHB4364IntroThe purpose of this bill is to make the registration for a nurse aide expire every other year on June 30.
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2018-01-30
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WVHB4344IntroThe purpose of this bill is to modify the tax on soft drinks to apply to sodas containing sugar sweeteners. The bill increases the tax to 2 cents per ounce on certain sodas. The bill redistributes revenue to include funding for the Public Employees I...
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2018-01-29
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WVHB4327IntroThe purpose of this bill is to prohibit employers from requiring employees to have or receive an influenza immunization and prohibiting employers from failing to hire, discriminating against, or otherwise disadvantaging or penalizing any individual f...
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2018-01-26
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WVHB4310IntroThe purpose of this bill is to require cognitive behavioral therapy for those who have violated the law for computer sex crimes.
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2018-01-26
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WVHB4333IntroThe purpose of this bill is to revise current law relating to access to adoption records by adoptees; authorizing adult adoptees access to certain records; requiring birth parents to provide certain health information at time of adoption; allowing bi...
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2018-01-26
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WVHB4294IntroThe purpose of this bill is to permit the state to designate a state agency to become a drug wholesaler to import pharmaceuticals from Canada to provide cheaper drugs to West Virginians.
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2018-01-25
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WVHB4264IntroThe purpose of this bill is to repeal a section of the code which was declared unconstitutional in Doe v. Charleston Area Medical Center, Inc., 529 F.2d 638 (4th Cir. 1975).
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2018-01-23
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WVHB4260IntroThe purpose of this bill is to provide a procedure for giving limited prescriptive authority to a licensed psychologist who meets certain criteria.
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2018-01-23
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WVHB4234IntroThe purpose of this bill is to create the "West Virginia Winner" program to promote healthy living and improve lifestyle and increase longevity of West Virginia residents by competing in various athletic and cultural events in the fifty-five counties...
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2018-01-22
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WVHB4247IntroThe purpose of this bill is to prohibit health care facilities and others from withholding life-sustaining procedures from a minor patient without the written consent of a parent or legal guardian.
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2018-01-22
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WVHB4246IntroThe purpose of this bill is to require that any abortion must be performed by a licensed physician.
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2018-01-22
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WVHB4177IntroThe purpose of this bill is to prohibit the use of lit tobacco products in a motor vehicle while individuals sixteen years of age or under of are present. The bill also provides that the misdemeanor offense created by this section is a secondary of...
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2018-01-18
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WVHB4181IntroThe purpose of this bill is to provide a mechanism whereby unused, unexpired nonnarcotic drugs previously owned by a deceased nursing home patient or resident may be donated to free health care clinics in the state, provided that the family of the de...
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2018-01-18
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WVHB4171IntroThe purpose of this bill is to prohibit smoking in an enclosed motor vehicle when a child under the age of eight is present.
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2018-01-17
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WVHB4149IntroThe purpose of this bill is to allow the possession and smoking of the medical marijuana by authorized persons.
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2018-01-16
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WVHB4148IntroThe purpose of this bill is to allow licensed medical marijuana growers to grow marijuana outdoors in an enclosed, secure facility.
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2018-01-16
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WVHB4147IntroThe purpose of this bill is to move up one year the date the state can issue physician approve identification cards to medical marijuana patients and their caregivers.
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2018-01-16
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WVHB4159IntroThe purpose of this bill is to remove the maximum number of grower, processor and dispensary permits; and to remove the requirements that licenses be limited in regions of the state.
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2018-01-16
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WVHB4121IntroThe purpose of this bill is to authorize the Department of Health and Human Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to child placing agencies licensure.
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2018-01-15
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WVHB4003IntroThe purpose of this bill is to reduce prescription drugs. The bill requires that reports be provided to licensing boards regarding abnormal prescribing practices and requires the Board of Pharmacy to report quarterly to various licensing boards. It p...
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2018-01-12
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WVHB4029IntroThe purpose of this bill is to increase pay of the state’s social workers to assist with recruitment and retention issues.
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2018-01-11
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WVHB2331IntroRaising the legal age for purchase of tobacco and tobacco products
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2018-01-10
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WVHB2068IntroThe purpose of this bill is to authorize the board of directors of the West Virginia Health Information Network and the West Virginia Health Care Authority to determine and, with the approval of the Joint Committee on Government and Finance, to imple...
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2018-01-10
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WVHB2964IntroThe purpose of this bill is to implement several temporary tax increases to stabilize the state budget; including establishing a 3% food tax, increasing personal income tax rates; increasing tobacco taxes; and increasing the corporate net income tax ...
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2018-01-10
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WVHB2999IntroEstablishing a program for the licensing and regulation of out-patient substance abuse counseling programs
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2018-01-10
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WVHB2085IntroEnsuring Patient Safety Act
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2018-01-10
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WVHB2423IntroThe purpose of this bill is to add medical doctors and doctors of osteopathy to the category of medical professionals who are subject to the prohibition against therapeutic deception.
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2018-01-10
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WVHB2945IntroThe purpose of this bill is to provide exemptions from mandatory immunizations.
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2018-01-10
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