Bills Pending West Virginia House Judiciary Committee

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WVHB4138IntroThe purpose of this bill is to require all schools and daycares that use a heating system or other device that emits carbon monoxide to install a carbon monoxide detectors.
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2018-01-16
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WVHB4160IntroThe purpose of this bill is to remove posting bail as the primary way of establishing conditions of release for pretrial defendants.
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2018-01-16
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WVHB4150IntroThe purpose of this bill is to prohibit spoofing caller ID information that is fraudulent or misleading, with exceptions and criminal penalties.
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2018-01-16
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WVHB4141IntroThe purpose of this bill is to allow replacement costs of employer provided property to be deducted from an employee’s final paycheck if the property is not returned. The bill defines terms. The bill sets forth conditions upon which an employer may...
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2018-01-16
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WVHB4031IntroRequiring the Division of Motor Vehicles to make available an electronic proof of motor vehicle registration
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2018-01-16
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WVHB4136IntroThe purpose of this bill is to change the cut off age for persons applying for appointment as deputy sheriffs from forty-years of age to fifty years of age.
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2018-01-16
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WVHB4155IntroThe purpose of this bill is to establish that shared legal and physical custody of a child in cases of divorce is presumed to be in the best interests of the child.
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2018-01-16
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WVHB4134IntroThe purpose of this bill is to authorize the Department of Health and Human Resources to promulgate a legislative rule relating to pilot program for drug screening of applicants for cash assistance.
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2018-01-15
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WVHB4054IntroThe purpose of this bill is to authorize the Secretary of State to promulgate a legislative rule relating to vote by mail pilot project phase 2: voting by mail.
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2018-01-15
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WVHB4096IntroThe purpose of this bill is to authorize the Governor’s Committee on Crime, Delinquency and Correction to promulgate a legislative rule relating to law-enforcement training and certification standards.
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2018-01-15
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WVHB4095IntroThe purpose of this bill is to authorize the Governor’s Committee on Crime, Delinquency and Correction to promulgate a legislative rule relating to protocol for law enforcement response to domestic violence.
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2018-01-15
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WVHB4056IntroThe purpose of this bill is to authorize the Secretary of State to promulgate a legislative rule relating to procedures for canvassing elections.
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2018-01-15
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WVHB4055IntroThe purpose of this bill is to authorize the Secretary of State to promulgate a legislative rule relating to procedures for handling ballots and counting write-in votes in counties using optical scan ballots.
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2018-01-15
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WVHB4010IntroThe purpose of this bill is to provide that a religious representative or spiritual assembly, church or religious organization is not required to solemnize a marriage and a spiritual assembly, church or religious organization is not required to allow...
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2018-01-12
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WVHB2698IntroThe purpose of this bill is to provide to any at-will, civil service exempt employee, dismissed from a job due to a change in administration, a minimum notice and time to vacate his or her office.
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2018-01-12
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WVHB4046IntroRelating to drug screening of applicants for cash assistance
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2018-01-12
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WVHB4044IntroThe purpose of this bill is to provide for a $3,000 increase in pay scales of all employees within the Division of Corrections and the Regional Jail and Correctional Facility Authority.
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2018-01-12
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WVHB4009IntroThe purpose of this bill is to establish the state Settlement and Recovered Funds Accountability Act. The bill requires the deposit of settlement moneys and recovered funds to be deposited in the general revenue. The bill additionally creates an Atto...
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2018-01-12
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WVHB4036IntroThe purpose of this bill is to increase the maximum salaries of family case coordinators and secretary-clerks of family courts.
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2018-01-12
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WVHB4041IntroThe purpose of this bill is to create Taxation With Representation Act whereby nonresidents of a municipality who work in that municipality and who pay user fees pursuant to a municipal ordinance may vote in municipal elections.
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2018-01-12
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WVHB4045IntroThe purpose of this bill is to prohibit telemarketers and sellers from misrepresenting the location and identification from which a phone call solicitation originates, and the nature of the solicitation.
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2018-01-12
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WVHB4013IntroThe purpose of this bill is to clarify venue in West Virginia state courts as it applies to nonresidents of the state, and to provide that nonresidents generally may not bring an action in the state unless a substantial part of the acts or omissions ...
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2018-01-12
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WVHB4002IntroThe purpose of this bill is to provide that in the reapportionment and redistricting following the 2020 US census that the House of Delegates shall comprise one hundred single member districts.
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2018-01-12
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WVHB4028IntroThe purpose of this bill is to allow funding allotted for treatment supervision of drug offenders to be applied to participants in the Adult Drug Court Program. The bill provides that the Administrative Office of the Supreme Court of Appeals be invol...
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2018-01-11
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WVHB4032IntroWithholding pay of a legislator who misses an entire floor session
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2018-01-11
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WVHB2982IntroRelating to allowing Powerball, Mega Millions and Hot Lotto ticket winners to remain anonymous
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2018-01-10
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WVHB2352IntroThe purpose of this bill is to mandate that anyone who desecrates a grave or vandalizes a cemetery shall perform one thousand hours of service to the cemetery involved in the offense.
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2018-01-10
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WVHB2086IntroThe purpose of this bill is to allow the Executive Director of the West Virginia Regional Jail and Correctional Facility Authority to establish a work program for qualified inmates sentenced to a regional jail facility. It includes provisions specify...
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2018-01-10
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WVHB2655IntroDefining and establishing the crime of cyberbullying
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2018-01-10
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WVHB2021IntroThe purpose of this bill is to amend the penalties for several of the violations under this section to make it clear that the convicted person may be fined and confined. The offenses include obstructing, fleeing from and making false statements to ...
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2018-01-10
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WVHB2607IntroThe purpose of this bill is to extend the maximum period of confinement a judge may impose for certain, first-time probationary violations from sixty days to six months. The bill also provides judges greater sentencing discretion for certain, subsequ...
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2018-01-10
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WVHB2102IntroThe purpose of this bill is to allow a group to become a recognized political party if the group’s candidate receives one percent of the votes in an election for any one of six statewide offices, including that of Governor, Secretary of State, Trea...
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2018-01-10
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WVHB2216IntroThe purpose of this bill is to make individuals responsible for the costs relating to the filing of excessive false complaints with state agencies and departments.
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2018-01-10
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WVHB3004IntroThe purpose of this bill is to require vacancies in offices of state officials, United States Senators, Justices, judges, and magistrates to be filled with an individual of the same political party with which the individual vacating the office was af...
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2018-01-10
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WVHJR11IntroProhibiting the Governmental Taking of Private Property for Private Use Amendment
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2018-01-10
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WVHB2320IntroThe purpose of this bill is to require notification to voters at polling places in primary elections that they may request and use a ballot for one of the major political parties if the voter is not affiliated with any party or if the voter is regist...
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2018-01-10
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WVHB2842IntroThe purpose of this bill is to authorize temporary thirty day licenses for out-of-state nonintoxicating beer brewers to import beer for test marketing and distribute to festivals and samplings.
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2018-01-10
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WVHB2855IntroThe purpose of this bill is to authorize courts to determine custody and visitation for pets in divorce proceedings and to allow for the inclusion of pet care, custody and visitation in property settlements and separation agreements.
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2018-01-10
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WVHB2321IntroRequiring private clubs to be closed from two o'clock a.m. to seven o'clock a.m. on weekdays
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2018-01-10
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WVHB2613IntroThe purpose of this bill is to allow state, county or municipal employees with a license to carry a concealed weapon to possess a firearm at any time in this state.
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2018-01-10
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WVHB3067IntroThe purpose of this bill is to authorize Internet gaming managed and licensed through existing authorized gaming facilities in West Virginia.
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2018-01-10
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WVHB2322IntroThe purpose of this bill is to prohibit sex offender registrants from having Halloween related contact with children. The bill also provides a misdemeanor criminal penalty for violations.
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2018-01-10
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WVHB2635IntroRelating to nonpartisan election of justices of the Supreme Court of Appeals
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2018-01-10
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WVHB2845IntroThe purpose of this bill is to establish that the Division of Corrections is responsible for inmate’s housing costs beginning the day after the inmate’s conviction.
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2018-01-10
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WVHB2065IntroRequiring all local special elections to be held on the days and hours of general, primary or state-wide elections
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2018-01-10
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WVHB2915IntroThe purpose of this bill is to add persons who have been adjudicated as a juvenile delinquent for conduct related to qualifying offenses to comply with the registration requirements of the Sex Offender Registration Act.
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2018-01-10
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WVHB2140IntroModifying the definition of child abuse or neglect to exclude accidental injury
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2018-01-10
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WVHB2511IntroThe purpose of this bill is establishing industrial water extraction fees. The bill places a penny fee on every gallon of water extracted for industrial use. The bill places an additional penny fee on every gallon of water extracted for industrial us...
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2018-01-10
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WVHB2981IntroThe purpose of this bill is to limit the compensation of members of the Legislature to no more than five days in a special session where a budget bill has not been enacted.
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2018-01-10
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WVHB2395IntroProhibiting chairmen of state political parties during or up to one year after the termination of their employment as chairmen of those political parties from registering as lobbyists
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2018-01-10
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