West Virginia Delegate Paul Espinosa [R]

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WVHB5548Intro
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The purpose of this bill is to clarify that tourism development projects and tourism development expansion projects are only required to satisfy the standards approved by the West Virginia Department of Economic Development for the design, acquisitio...
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2024-02-23
On 1st reading, Special Calendar
WVHB5280Intro
25%
The purpose of this bill is to create the West Virginia Short Line Railroad Modernization Act and tax credit allowed and credit limitations for short line railroad companies in West Virginia.
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2024-02-22
On 2nd reading, House Calendar
WVHCR31Engross
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Stanley and Evelyn See Memorial Bridge
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2024-02-21
To Senate Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
WVHCR68Engross
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U. S. Army Air Force, Major (Ret.) Willis “Scottie” Adams Memorial Bridge
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2024-02-21
To Senate Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
WVHCR70Intro
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Requesting that the West Virginia Legislature to declare June 12th Women’s Veterans Appreciation Day in the State of West Virginia
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2024-02-21
To House Rules Committee
WVHB4640Engross
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The purpose of this bill is to restore moneys previously removed from net terminal income in 2014 and the racetrack video lottery and racetrack table games.
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2024-02-20
To Senate Finance Committee
WVHB4801Enroll
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The purpose of this bill is to set forth prohibited clauses in State banking contracts and to remove the date by which the Public Deposits Program must be operable under the West Virginia Security for Deposits Act to allow discretion for program impl...
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2024-02-20
To Governor 2/20/2024 - House Journal
WVHB5294Engross
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The purpose of this bill is to revise and update the code regulating farm wineries in West Virginia to allow the state's farm winery industry to be more competitive with farm wineries in adjacent states.
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2024-02-20
To Senate Judiciary Committee
WVHB4782Engross
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The purpose of this bill is to prevent municipalities from targeting protected businesses with planning and zoning ordinances more restrictive than those placed upon other businesses. The bill shall be known as the Second Amendment Business Protectio...
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2024-02-19
Senate requests House to concur
WVHB4717Engross
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The purpose of this bill is to terminate the authority of the Purchasing Division to impose a certain annual fee upon vendors.
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2024-02-19
To Senate Finance Committee
WVHCR82Intro
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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
WVHB4754Engross
50%
The purpose of this bill is to exempt the processing of beef, pork or lamb by a slaughterhouse for an individual owner of the product processed from the Consumer Sales and Service Tax.
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2024-02-16
To Senate Finance Committee
WVHB4837Engross
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The purpose of this bill is to clarify the duty of banks to retain and procure records and to modify the statute of limitations for actions to enforce a demand to be uniform with the timeframe for property abandonment. This bill also provides a presu...
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2024-02-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
WVHB4851Engross
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The purpose of this bill is to authorize local school boards, public charter schools, and private or religious schools to employ school security officers.
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2024-02-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
WVHB5564Intro
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Providing that small format, micro hospitals are exempt from certificate of need review
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2024-02-12
To House Health & Human Resources Committee
WVHB5298Engross
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The purpose of this bill is to prohibit unsuccessful candidates in a primary election from being nominated by a different political party for placement on the subsequent general election ballot.
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2024-02-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
WVHB4120Intro
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The purpose of this bill is to authorize the West Virginia Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists to promulgate a legislative rule relating to cosmetology apprenticeship.
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2024-02-08
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB4863Engross
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The purpose of this bill is to create the Patriotic Access to Students in Schools Act. The bill defines patriotic societies. Finally, the bill provides for the opportunity to speak and recruit at public schools.
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2024-02-08
To Senate Education Committee
WVHB4864Intro
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The purpose of this bill is to prohibit municipalities from shutting off a user's water for nonpayment of a stormwater fee. The bill allows for municipalities to impose a lien to obtain payment but prohibits municipalities from shutting off services ...
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2024-02-07
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB5091Engross
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The purpose of this bill is to add the criminal offense of damaging, destroying, or stealing any amount of copper, with felony penalties, providing for forfeiture of items of personal property which are used, have been used, or are intended for use, ...
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2024-02-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
WVHB5419Intro
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The purpose of this bill is to update the law related to mortgage lender and broker regulation to align control of a licensee and key individuals with other regulatory programs, allow West Virginia to participate in and accept multistate examinations...
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2024-02-07
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHCR64Engross
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Acknowledging and supporting the State of Texas
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2024-02-06
To Senate Judiciary Committee
WVHB4595Engross
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The purpose of this bill is to update the authority of LOCHHRA.This bill was recommended for passage during the 2024 legislative session by the Legislative Oversight Commission of Health and Human Resources Accountability.
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2024-02-02
To Senate Judiciary Committee
WVHB5052Intro
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The purpose of this bill is to increase the tax credit for employers providing child care for employees.
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2024-02-02
To House Finance Committee
WVHB5051Intro
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The purpose of this bill is to provide a tax credit against the state corporate net income tax and the state personal income tax for expenditures related to the operation of existing employer-provided or sponsored childcare facilities.
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2024-02-02
To House Finance Committee
WVHR9Intro
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Reaffirming the longstanding sisterhood partnership between West Virginia and Taiwan
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2024-02-02
To House Rules Committee
WVHB5434Intro
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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
WVHB5424Intro
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The purpose of this bill generally relates to eligibility for and amount of unemployment benefits. The bill modifies the methodology for calculating maximum benefit rate. The bill modifies benefit table consistent with adoption of indexing. The bill ...
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2024-02-02
To House Finance Committee
WVHB4796Intro
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The purpose of this bill is to prohibit the removal or termination of parental rights of person who is participating in MAT or taking prescribed medications.
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2024-01-31
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB4783Engross
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The purpose of this bill is to update the practice of optometry.
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2024-01-30
To Senate Health and Human Resources Committee
WVHB4945Intro
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The purpose of this bill is to make several specific changes in the Hope Scholarship Program; including that the annual Hope Scholarship Program appropriation calculation will be based on the estimated number of participating students instead of the ...
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2024-01-30
To House Finance Committee
WVHB5276Intro
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The purpose of this bill is to modify the calculation of the taxable wage base and modify the methodology for calculating the maximum benefit rate.
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2024-01-29
To House Finance Committee
WVHB5303Intro
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The purpose of this bill is to define neighborhood hospitals and provide an exemption for neighborhood hospitals, ambulatory health care facilities, and ambulatory surgical facilities from requiring a certificate of need.
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2024-01-29
To House Health & Human Resources Committee
WVHB5119Intro
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The purpose of this bill is to create the felony offense of reckless and wanton vehicular homicide.
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2024-01-25
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB5135Intro
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The purpose of this bill is to add a definition of the term "ammunition" relating to the requirements for obtaining a state permit to carry a concealed deadly weapon pursuant to the provisions of §61-7-4 of this code. The bill allows those persons...
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2024-01-25
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB5010Intro
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The purpose of this bill relates to the Firearms Industry Nondiscrimination Act; to establish a short title; define terms; establish application of act to certain government contracts; provide exceptions; and provide the Attorney General the authorit...
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2024-01-23
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHCR48Intro
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November 7th to be designated annually as “Pastor Appreciation Day”
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2024-01-23
To House Rules Committee
WVHB4433Engross
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The purpose of this bill is to permit acquisition and utilization of a mobile facility which performs mammography or low density computerized tomography.The bill was recommended for passage during the 2024 legislative session, by the Joint Committee ...
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2024-01-22
To Senate Health and Human Resources Committee
WVHJR16Intro
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The purpose of this resolution is to change the language relating to the amount of the Homestead Exemption from "the first $20,000" to " the first $50,000" of property eligible for the Homestead Exemption.
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2024-01-17
To House Finance Committee
WVHB4870Intro
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The purpose of this bill is to allow for a one-time allocation of money into the West Virginia courthouse facilities improvement fund for the purpose of allowing counties to apply for a state match for the construction, reconstruction, repair, mainte...
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2024-01-17
To House Finance Committee
WVHB4848Intro
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The purpose of this bill is to establish the aggravated criminal offense of reckless driving resulting in death, establish the related penalty, and make several non-substantive technical corrections.
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2024-01-17
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB4865Intro
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The purpose of this bill is to increase the total amount for the senior citizen homestead tax exemption and lower the threshold to 200% of federal poverty guidelines.
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2024-01-17
To House Finance Committee
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