West Virginia Delegate John Williams [D]

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WVHB5267Enroll
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The purpose of this bill is to clarify DSRS surviving spouse benefits when member dies from duty or non-duty related cause, and to clarify how to compute a retiree's age when a member elected an early retirement and then returned to work.This bill wa...
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2024-02-20
House received Senate message
WVHB5273Enroll
75%
The purpose of this bill is to clarify EMSRS surviving spouse benefits when member dies from duty or non-duty related cause, and to clarify how to compute a retiree's age when the member elected an early retirement and then returned to work.
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2024-02-19
Completed legislative action
WVHB5006Enroll
75%
The purpose of this bill is to eliminate antiquated recycling goals and to set new criteria for evaluating the State's success in achieving recycling goals, as well as for ensuring continued federal financial support for State recycling programs. The...
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2024-02-19
Completed legislative action
WVHCR82Intro
25%
To create a study resolution to review training, equipment and operating standards, and for certification and evaluation of local and rural fire departments for retention, training, and recruitment purposes.
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2024-02-19
To House Fire Departments and Emergency Medical Services Committee
WVHB5002Engross
50%
The purpose of this bill is to require that state-owned rest areas and welcome centers built on or after January 1, 2025, provide at least one diaper changing stations in both male and female restrooms.
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2024-02-15
To Senate Finance Committee
WVHB5161Engross
50%
The purpose of this bill is to create a digital wallet for certifications and licensures.
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2024-02-14
To Senate Government Organization Committee
WVHR6PassA resolution reaffirming support for the town of Thurmond, the historic buildings within the community, and the strong coal mining history associated with it
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2024-02-13
Completed legislative action
WVHB4009Intro
25%
The purpose of this bill is to create greater accountability and public input in the operations of the Public Service Commission; to remove the appointment process so Commission members are elected by non-partisan elections; revising the removal proc...
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2024-02-13
To House Technology and Infrastructure Committee
WVHB4010Intro
25%
The purpose of this bill is to require utilities to have in place an approved method of notice to customers for utility service disruptions.
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2024-02-13
To House Technology and Infrastructure Committee
WVHB5270Intro
25%
The purpose of this bill is to remove the cap on the NRPORS employer contribution and clarifies surviving spouse benefits when a member dies from a duty or non-duty related cause.
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2024-02-12
On 2nd reading, House Calendar
WVHB5263Intro
25%
The purpose of this bill is to require participating public employers in any retirement plan administered by the CPRB to remit retirement contributions and fees by electronic funds transfer beginning July 1, 2024.
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2024-02-12
On 2nd reading, House Calendar
WVHB5269Intro
25%
The purpose of this bill is to clarify MPFRS surviving spouse benefits when member dies from duty or non-duty related causes.
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2024-02-12
On 2nd reading, House Calendar
WVHB5622Intro
25%
Relating to gender change in government documents
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2024-02-12
To House Health & Human Resources Committee
WVHB5355Intro
25%
The purpose of this bill is to allow volunteer fire departments to use fire protection funding for certain purchases associated with the State Auditor's West Virginia Checkbook fiscal reporting system.
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2024-02-09
To House Government Organization Committee
WVHB5534Intro
25%
The purpose of this bill is to establish time off or rate of pay for firefighters who are required to work during holidays.
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2024-02-09
To House Fire Departments and Emergency Medical Services Committee
WVHB5531Intro
25%
The purpose of this bill is to increase the salary of correctional officers by 12 percent, when there is no explicit promotion.
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2024-02-09
To House Jails and Prisons Committee
WVHB5555Intro
25%
The purpose of this bill is to establish the Legislative Oversight Committee on Aviation Development.
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2024-02-09
To House Government Organization Committee
WVHB5014Engross
50%
The purpose of this bill is to make a supplementary appropriation to the West Virginia University General Administration Fund.
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2024-02-05
To Senate Finance Committee
WVHR9Intro
25%
Reaffirming the longstanding sisterhood partnership between West Virginia and Taiwan
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2024-02-02
To House Rules Committee
WVHB5434Intro
25%
The purpose of this bill is to provide employees working for the Division of Highways with locality pay for working in certain jurisdictions designated by the commissioner as jurisdictions that are necessary for maintaining planning, engineering, con...
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2024-02-02
To House Technology and Infrastructure Committee
WVHB5408Intro
25%
The purpose of this bill is to provide safeguards when retail sellers engage in online delivery sales of tobacco products, tobacco-derived products, or vapor products via online certification and to further permit retail sellers to engage third party...
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2024-02-01
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB5393Intro
25%
The purpose of this bill is to provide a cost-of-living increase, based on the annual increase in the consumer price index, for persons under the Public Employees Retirement Act and Teachers Retirement System that are at least 60 years of age and tha...
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2024-01-31
To House Pensions & Retirement Committee
WVHB5378Intro
25%
The purpose of this bill is to clarify that impermissible discrimination includes discrimination based on certain hair textures and styles.
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2024-01-31
To House Government Organization Committee
WVHJR27Intro
25%
The purpose of this resolution is to amend the state constitution to preserve the right to reproductive freedom.
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2024-01-30
To House Health & Human Resources Committee
WVHB5328Intro
25%
The purpose of this bill is to extend Medicaid coverage for pregnant women by having the Bureau for Medical Services request a State Plan Amendment.
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2024-01-29
To House Health & Human Resources Committee
WVHB5329Intro
25%
The purpose of this bill is to prevent the use of state funds to pay costs for attending out-of-state private schools or receiving other services from an out-of-state provider.
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2024-01-29
To House Education Committee
WVHB5301Intro
25%
The purpose of this bill is to provide free feminine hygiene products to female students in public schools.
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2024-01-29
To House Finance Committee
WVHR7PassSupporting the Preservation of the Charleston Processing and Distribution Center
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2024-01-29
Completed legislative action
WVHB5221Intro
25%
The purpose of this bill is to increase the minimum wage based upon increases in the consumer price index.
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2024-01-26
To House Workforce Development Committee
WVHB5053Intro
25%
The purpose of this bill is to create a statutory right for siblings to petition a circuit or family court for visitation with their minor child siblings.
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2024-01-23
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHCR48Intro
25%
November 7th to be designated annually as “Pastor Appreciation Day”
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2024-01-23
To House Rules Committee
WVHB5044Intro
25%
The purpose of this bill is to amend the statute relating to cruelty to animals. The bill provides definitions of "food", "water", "shelter", and "treatment". It provides specifics for tethering an animal. The bill includes for seizure of an animal f...
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2024-01-23
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB4873Intro
25%
The 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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2024-01-17
To House Health & Human Resources Committee
WVHB4771Intro
25%
The bill repeals law relating to additional registration fees for alternative fuel vehicles.
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2024-01-16
To House Finance Committee
WVHB4631Intro
25%
The purpose of this bill is to create a paid parental leave pilot program.
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2024-01-11
To House Banking & Insurance Committee
WVHB4618Intro
25%
The purpose of this bill is to establish the consumer advocate division as a separate, independent agency. The bill provides for legislative findings, provides the purpose of the consumer advocate division, and distinguishes the consumer advocate div...
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2024-01-11
To House Government Organization Committee
WVHB4491Intro
25%
The purpose of this bill is to prohibit home schooling of any child in homes where there is suspected or known child abuse or neglect, or domestic violence by a parent or person instructing the child. This shall be known as "Raylee's Law."
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2024-01-10
To House Education Committee
WVHB4338Intro
25%
The purpose of this bill is to create a mechanism for evaluation and implementation of school ingress and egress assessments by the School Building Authority, in consultation with the Department of Education, the School Safety and Security Administra...
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2024-01-10
To House Education Committee
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