West Virginia Senator Jack Woodrum [R]

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WVSB482Intro
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The purpose of this bill is to make changes regarding Ethics Commission's rulemaking requirements; modify the definition of lobbying; remove ability of commission to promulgate rule regarding registration of persons exempt from lobbying requirements;...
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2024-02-26
On 2nd reading
WVSB717Intro
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The purpose of this bill is to prohibit the sale of tobacco product to individuals younger than 21 years of age. The bill contains penalties.
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2024-02-26
On 2nd reading
WVSB803Intro
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The purpose of this bill is to provide that real property occupied by an immediate family member or former spouse of the owner exclusively for residential purposes be included in class two for assessment and taxation purposes; and further defines "im...
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2024-02-26
On 2nd reading
WVSB819Intro
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The purpose of this bill is to prohibit the Secretary of the Department of Health from promulgating rules that require public water systems or businesses to have backflow preventers.
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2024-02-26
On 3rd reading
WVSB865Intro
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The purpose of this bill is to change the "Curator" of the Department of Arts, Culture, and History to the "Cabinet Secretary" of the Department of Arts, Culture, and History. The bill also adds the Educational Broadcasting Authority as a section und...
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2024-02-26
On 3rd reading
WVSB873Intro
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Schedule for tax installment payments
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2024-02-26
On 3rd reading
WVSB872Intro
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Relating to county fire service fees
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2024-02-26
On 3rd reading
WVSB171PassThe purpose of this bill is to prohibit county commissions from adopting any ordinance, rule, license requirement, or other authorization that exceeds state law, rule, or regulation regarding agricultural operations. The bill revokes any ordinance, r...
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2024-02-24
Approved by Governor 2/23/2024 - Senate Journal
WVSB331Engross
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The purpose of this bill is to allow counties to save excess funds.
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2024-02-24
On 1st reading, Special Calendar
WVSB354PassThe purpose of this bill is to create the West Virginia Advanced Energy and Economic Corridor Authority Commission comprised of the economic development agencies of McDowell, Mercer, Mingo, and Wayne counties.
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2024-02-24
Approved by Governor 2/23/2024 - Senate Journal
WVSJR6Intro
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The purpose of this resolution is to authorize the incorporation of churches or religious denominations which choose to incorporate.
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2024-02-24
Referred to Finance on 2nd reading
WVSB774Intro
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The purpose of this bill is to outline the duties and responsibilities of trail system operators, bicyclists, and passengers on aerial passenger tramways related to commercial bicycling activities in the State of West Virginia.
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2024-02-24
Laid over on 3rd reading 2/24/2024
WVSB827Engross
50%
The purpose of this bill is to relate generally to salvage yards; provide a definition for regional distribution and dismantling center; and provide for specialized regional distribution and dismantling license.
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2024-02-24
Ordered to House
WVSCR30Engross
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Honoring Hershel "Woody" Williams as one of two WV statues in National Statuary Hall Collection
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2024-02-24
Ordered to House
WVSB167Engross
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The purpose of this bill is to create a statewide Health and Safety Fee that would allow visitors to help contribute to the readiness cost of emergency services through an up to $1.00 per day/activity fee that would be distributed to the counties twi...
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2024-02-23
Ordered to House
WVSB172Engross
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The purpose of this bill generally relates to Local School Improvement Councils. The bill revises council membership requirements. The bill requires minutes be taken at every council meeting. The bill revises requirements pertaining to annual council...
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2024-02-23
Communicated to Senate
WVSR6Intro
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Honoring life of Edith Levy, Holocaust survivor
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2024-02-23
Rereferred to Rules
WVSB188Engross
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The purpose of this bill is to create the Mountain Homes Act and creating the Mountain Homes Fund to remove barriers to funding for home construction with the goal of promoting a sustainable quality of life for the state's workforce.
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2024-02-23
Ordered to House
WVSB603Engross
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The purpose of this bill is to amend the definition of "commercial solid waste facility" to exclude any solid waste facility that accepts solid waste collected by the owner or operator (or its affiliate(s)) of the solid waste facility for consolidati...
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2024-02-23
Ordered to House
WVSB675Engross
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The purpose of this bill is to require convention and visitor's bureaus to receive accreditation from an accrediting body on or before June 30, 2026, in order to be eligible for distribution of net proceeds of hotel-motel tax.
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2024-02-23
To House Economic Development and Tourism Committee
WVSB746Engross
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The purpose of this bill is to is to increase the composition of the West Virginia Regional Jail and Correctional Facility Authority Board to 11 members, add additional county commissioners, and increase meetings to four times a year.
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2024-02-23
Ordered to House
WVSB773Engross
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The purpose of this bill is to expand the powers of law enforcement officers of the National Park Service, which shall include traffic or parking related offenses.
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2024-02-23
To House Government Organization Committee
WVSB844Engross
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The purpose of this bill is to change the name of the "Educational Broadcasting Authority" to the "Educational Broadcasting Commission" and to make technical corrections.
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2024-02-23
Ordered to House
WVSB170Engross
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The purpose of this bill is to include three types of cancer for which rebuttable presumption of injury from employment exists for firefighters and provides that the presumption for the three types of cancer expires July 1, 2027, unless extended by t...
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2024-02-22
To House Finance Committee
WVSB453Engross
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The purpose of this bill is to require any pharmacy benefit manager ("PBM") who contracts with PEIA to be entirely transparent in providing its full data around pricing and payments for drugs and to pharmacies.
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2024-02-22
To House Finance Committee
WVSB688Engross
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The purpose of this bill is to authorize the director of the Division of Forestry to enter into contracts for management of state forests and wooded areas for the purposes of preventing forest fires. This is a new section; therefore, underscoring and
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2024-02-22
To House Government Organization Committee
WVSB785Engross
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The purpose of this bill is to add the Foster care ombudsman as a person to have access to records concerning a child or juvenile.
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2024-02-22
To House Judiciary Committee
WVSB533Engross
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The purpose of this bill is to establish that an emergency medical services agency may triage and transport a patient to an alternative destination in this state or treat in place if the ambulance service is coordinating the care of the patient throu...
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2024-02-22
To House Health & Human Resources Committee
WVSR51PassMemorializing life of Lora Susan Thompson
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2024-02-22
Completed legislative action
WVSB765Intro
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The purpose of this bill is to designate the Forensic Analysis Laboratory of the Marshall University Forensic Science Center as a backup site for the division's DNA databank and database to function in the event of a natural disaster or statewide dec...
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2024-02-22
Referred to Rules on 2nd reading
WVSB168Engross
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The purpose of this bill is to grant municipal Fire Marshals the authority to assist law enforcement officers.
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2024-02-21
To House Judiciary Committee
WVSB428PassThe purpose of this bill is to establish that appeals from administrative rulings by the Commissioner of the Department of Agriculture concerning the Frozen Desserts and Imitation Frozen Desserts Law are to be filed with the Intermediate Court of App...
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2024-02-21
Approved by Governor 2/20/2024 - House Journal
WVSB352Engross
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The purpose of this bill is to modify the Unborn Child Protection act. The bill provides for definitions. The bill creates a process of informed consent. The bill provides for printed information. The bill provides for the creation of an Internet web...
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2024-02-21
To House Health & Human Resources Committee
WVSB618Intro
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The purpose of this bill is to Authorize the Division of Forestry to administer the Carbon Exchange Program.
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2024-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 3:00 pm]

Referred to Finance on 2nd reading
WVSR50PassDesignating February 21, 2024, as WV History Day
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2024-02-21
Completed legislative action
WVSB300PassRelating to the organization of the Office of the Inspector General
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2024-02-20
Approved by Governor 2/19/2024 - House Journal
WVSB687Engross
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The purpose of this bill relates to the Legislative Auditor; establishing that auditor is responsible to Joint Committee on Government and Finance; clarifying that auditor may exercise powers at direction of Senate President or Speaker of House of De...
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2024-02-20
To House Government Organization Committee
WVSB152Engross
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Displaying official US motto in public schools
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2024-02-19
To House Judiciary Committee
WVSR43PassMemorializing life of Honorable John Patton Fanning
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2024-02-19
Completed legislative action
WVSB843Intro
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The purpose of this bill is to recognize gold and silver bullion and specie as legal tender in West Virginia, to authorize the West Virginia Bullion Depository, and to authorize the depository to issue transactional currency backed by gold and silver...
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2024-02-19
To Senate Banking and Insurance Committee
WVSB862Intro
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The purpose of this bill is to change the designation of the Division of Culture and History as a separate independent agency to "an agency" within the Executive Branch as the Department of Arts, Culture, and History, by deleting the words "separate ...
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2024-02-19
To Senate Government Organization Committee
WVSB841Intro
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The purpose of this bill is to set the amount of employment taxes and benefits; modify the calculation of the taxable wage base; and to modify the methodology for calculating the maximum benefit rate.
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2024-02-19
To Senate Finance Committee
WVSB31PassThe purpose of this bill is to authorize the Department of Human Services to promulgate a legislative rule relating to collection and exchange of data related to overdoses.This section is new; therefore,
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2024-02-16
Approved by Governor 2/16/2024 - House Journal
WVSB441Engross
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The purpose of this bill is to provide for the regulation of driving in the left lane on four-lane interstate highways in West Virginia. The bill provides for the purpose and intent. The bill creates definitions and provides for the prohibition. The ...
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2024-02-16
House Message received
WVSB623Engross
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The purpose of this bill is to require the Division of Motor Vehicles to provide images of persons issued any identification or license to the Secretary of State for voter identification purposes.
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2024-02-16
To House Judiciary Committee
WVSB624Engross
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The purpose of this bill is to authorize cancellation of voter registration records for individuals no longer West Virginia citizens and have obtained a driver's license in another state.
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2024-02-16
To House Judiciary Committee
WVSB622Engross
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The purpose of this bill relates to the time period of voting inactivity required to initiate a confirmation notice mailing.
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2024-02-16
To House Judiciary Committee
WVSB593Intro
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The purpose of this bill is to prohibit ranked choice voting in any election held in West Virginia.
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2024-02-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
WVSR42PassSupporting Texas Governor Greg Abbott and Texas' constitutional right to self-defense
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2024-02-16
Completed legislative action
WVSCR29Engross
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Urging Biden administration and Congress reevaluate proposed restrictions on chemical industry
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2024-02-16
To House Rules Committee
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