West Virginia Senator Michael Woelfel [D]

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WVSB132Enroll
75%
Clarifying criminal offense of harassment
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2023-02-06
To Governor 2/3/2023 - Senate Journal
WVSB241Engross
50%
Relating to Patient Brokering Act
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2023-02-06
On 1st reading, Special Calendar
WVSB299Intro
25%
The purpose of this bill is to create a new misdemeanor offense of unlawful entry, occupation, or retention of real property.
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2023-02-06
On 1st reading
WVSB489Intro
25%
The purpose of this bill is to require county boards of education to provide free, discrete access to feminine hygiene products in grades 3 through 12 to female students that do not otherwise have access to the feminine hygiene products.
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2023-02-06
On 1st reading
WVSR24Intro
25%
Designating February 6, 2023, as Domestic Violence Awareness Day in WV
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2023-02-06
On Unfinished Business
WVSB266Intro
25%
The purpose of this bill is to increase the age for the purchase of tobacco products, tobacco-derived products, and alternative nicotine products from 18 to 21. This bill also changes the way businesses are fined for the underage sale of tobacco prod...
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2023-02-03
To Senate Finance Committee
WVSB472Intro
25%
The purpose of this bill is to create the criminal offense of indecent exposure in front of minors and establish criminal penalties for this offense.
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2023-02-03
Laid over on 3rd reading 2/3/2023 with right to amend
WVSB498Intro
25%
The purpose of this bill is to clarify the process of jury service. The bill provides for a tax creditor to eligible taxpayers for wages paid to any employee during the first five days of such employee's jury service. The bill provides for the amount...
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2023-02-03
To Senate Finance Committee
WVSB558Intro
25%
The purpose of this bill is to prohibit law enforcement agencies of the state from posting the booking photographs of certain criminal defendants on social media.
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2023-02-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
WVSB231Enroll
75%
Transferring administration of WV Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Matching Funds Program to Department of Economic Development
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2023-02-02
To Governor 2/1/23 - House Journal
WVSB426Engross
50%
The purpose of this bill is to prevent cybersecurity threats to critical government networks and infrastructure by banning the use of certain products and platforms that have been deemed unsafe or high-risk. This bill requires West Virginia governmen...
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2023-02-02
To House Judiciary Committee
WVSB160Engross
50%
The purpose of this bill is to update and correct sections of the West Virginia Rail Trails Program. The bill provides for updated definitions to include a definition of "rail with trail." Finally, the bill addresses railroad liability and safety ris...
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2023-02-01
To House Economic Development and Tourism Committee
WVSB188Engross
50%
The purpose of this bill is to encourage development, transportation and use of electricity generated using West Virginia natural gas as the energy source for generating electricity by directing the West Virginia Department of Economic Development to...
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2023-02-01
Ordered to House
WVSB250Intro
25%
The purpose of this bill is to require level one permit holders to display a "Student Driver" sign on the rear of the vehicle.
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2023-02-01
[Hearing: Feb 6 @ 1:00 pm]

Rereferred to Transportation and Infrastructure on 1st reading
WVSB306Engross
50%
Establishing Summer Feeding for All Program
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2023-02-01
To House Education Committee
WVSB445Intro
25%
The purpose of this bill is to repeal outdated provisions of code relating to West Virginia Graduate College and Marshall University.
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2023-02-01
Referred to Rules on 1st reading
WVSB479Intro
25%
The purpose of this bill is to extend Medicaid coverage for pregnant women.
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2023-02-01
To Senate Finance Committee
WVSR22PassDesignating February 1, 2023, as Marshall University Day at Legislature
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2023-02-01
Completed legislative action
WVSCR6Intro
25%
US Army SGT Vincent DiBacco Memorial Bridge
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2023-02-01
To Senate Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
WVSB537Intro
25%
The purpose of this bill is to eliminate the marital exception to criminal prosecution of sexual assault offenses.
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2023-02-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
WVSB469Intro
25%
The purpose of this bill is to create a special revenue fund known as the Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Instruction Fund to provide funding for CPR instruction to high school students.
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2023-01-31
To Senate Finance Committee
WVSB526Intro
25%
The purpose of this bill is to include Alzheimer's disease in existing public health programs.
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2023-01-31
To Senate Health and Human Resources Committee
WVSB521Intro
25%
The purpose of this bill is to improve patient safety in the medical cannabis program by authorizing permitted, regulated medical cannabis processors to manufacture medical cannabis in edible form for dispensing to certified patients in the state; an...
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2023-01-31
To Senate Health and Human Resources Committee
WVSB202Engross
50%
The purpose of this bill is to increase the appointment term of the director for the Division of Natural Resources from four to seven years.
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2023-01-30
To House Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee
WVSB510Engross
50%
Supplementing and amending appropriations to BOE, Department of Education
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2023-01-30
To House Finance Committee
WVSB273Intro
25%
The purpose of this bill is to revise requirements regarding the allocation of child protective workers in counties based upon the population of the county. The department shall provide for a redundant system for its centralized intake to provide for...
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2023-01-27
To Senate Finance Committee
WVSB504Intro
25%
The purpose of this supplemental appropriation bill is to add a new item of appropriation in the aforesaid account for the designated spending unit for expenditure during the fiscal year 2023.
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2023-01-27
To Senate Finance Committee
WVSB500Intro
25%
The purpose of this supplemental appropriation bill is to expire funds from the aforesaid account to the unappropriated surplus balance of the State Fund, General Revenue for expenditure during the fiscal year 2023.
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2023-01-27
To Senate Finance Committee
WVSB507Intro
25%
The purpose of this supplemental appropriation bill is to add a new item of appropriation in the aforesaid account for the designated spending unit for expenditure during the fiscal year 2023.
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2023-01-27
To Senate Finance Committee
WVSB501Intro
25%
The purpose of this supplemental appropriation bill is to supplement, amend and add a new item of appropriation in the aforesaid account for the designated spending unit for expenditure during the fiscal year 2023.
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2023-01-27
To Senate Finance Committee
WVSB503Intro
25%
The purpose of this supplemental appropriation bill is to amend an item of appropriation by adding transfer language in the aforesaid account for the designated spending units for expenditure during the fiscal year 2023.
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2023-01-27
To Senate Finance Committee
WVSB499Intro
25%
The purpose of this supplemental appropriation bill is to expire funds from the aforesaid account to the unappropriated surplus balance of the State Fund, General Revenue for expenditure during the fiscal year 2023.
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2023-01-27
To Senate Finance Committee
WVSB502Intro
25%
The purpose of this supplemental appropriation bill is to supplement and amend items of appropriation by increasing and decreasing appropriations in the aforesaid account for the designated spending unit for expenditure during the fiscal year 2023.
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2023-01-27
To Senate Finance Committee
WVSB506Intro
25%
The purpose of this supplemental appropriation bill is to add a new item of appropriation in the aforesaid account for the designated spending unit for expenditure during the fiscal year 2023.
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2023-01-27
To Senate Finance Committee
WVSB505Intro
25%
The purpose of this supplemental appropriation bill is to add a new item of appropriation in the aforesaid account for the designated spending unit for expenditure during the fiscal year 2023.
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2023-01-27
To Senate Finance Committee
WVSB497Intro
25%
The purpose of this bill is to repeal the common law rule against perpetuities by extending it to 1,000 years for trusts.
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2023-01-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
WVSB509Intro
25%
The purpose of this bill is to require that free feminine hygiene products be provided to female prisoners in state correctional facilities and female juveniles in juvenile detention. The bill defines a term.
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2023-01-27
To Senate Government Organization Committee
WVSB495Intro
25%
The purpose of this bill is to deem correctional institutions and juvenile facilities video and audio recordings records and reports to be confidential; creating exceptions to confidentiality; requiring court orders directly disclosure to contain a p...
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2023-01-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
WVSB208Engross
50%
The purpose of this bill is to require that all current law-enforcement officers receive the course of basic training for law-enforcement officers, established in this section, as part of their mandated in-service training requirement every three yea...
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2023-01-26
To House Judiciary Committee
WVSB264Engross
50%
The purpose of this bill is to prohibit persons who have been convicted of certain crimes against minors from holding positions on boards of education.
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2023-01-26
To House Judiciary Committee
WVSB485Intro
25%
The purpose of this bill is to create the PFAS Protection Act. The bill: requires the DEP to identify and address PFAS sources impacting public water systems; requires facilities that have recently used PFAS chemicals to report their use to DEP, requ...
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2023-01-26
To Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee
WVSB483Intro
25%
The purpose of this bill is to allow gambling and lottery winnings to be written off against losses
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2023-01-26
To Senate Finance Committee
WVSB161PassAuthorizing DNR to manage and dispose of property
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2023-01-25
Approved by Governor 1/24/2023 - House Journal
WVSB162PassAuthorizing director of DNR to lease state-owned pore spaces in certain areas for carbon sequestration
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2023-01-25
Approved by Governor 1/24/2023 - Senate Journal
WVSR13PassObserving 90th Anniversary of Holodomor Ukrainian Genocide of 1932-1933
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2023-01-25
Completed legislative action
WVSB147Engross
50%
Creating pilot program for recovery residences in Cabell County
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2023-01-24
To House Prevention and Treatment of Substance Abuse Committee
WVSB89Engross
50%
The purpose of this bill is to require hospitals to staff qualified health care providers trained and properly qualified by The Sexual Assault Forensic Examination Commission to collect sexual assault forensic examination kits.
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2023-01-24
To House Health & Human Resources Committee
WVSB454Intro
25%
The purpose of this bill is to create the West Virginia Children's Vision Act, requiring school children to have vision examinations.
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2023-01-24
To Senate Education Committee
WVSB462Intro
25%
The purpose of this bill to modify certain guidelines for motor vehicle dealers, distributors, wholesalers and manufacturers.
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2023-01-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
WVSB124Engross
50%
The purpose of this bill is to authorize a child sexual abuse and sexual violence prevention program and in-service training in child sexual abuse prevention.
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2023-01-23
To House Education Committee
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