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WVHB2646PassThe purpose of this bill is to provide a safe harbor for employers to correct underpayment or nonpayment of wages and benefits due to separated employees prior to the filing of a lawsuit. The bill prohibits an employee from seeking liquidated damages...
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2020-04-15
Chapter 204, Acts, Regular Session, 2020
WVHB4360PassExempting certain persons from heating, ventilating, and cooling system licensing requirements
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2020-04-15
Chapter 248, Acts, Regular Session, 2020
WVHB4353PassCreating a rational nexus requirement between prior criminal conduct and initial licensure decision making
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2020-04-15
Chapter 247, Acts, Regular Session, 2020
WVSB547PassRelating to employer testing, notice, termination, and forfeiture of unemployment compensation
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2020-04-14
Chapter 203, Acts, Regular Session, 2020
WVSB705PassAllowing military veterans with certain experience qualify for examination as electrician or plumber
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2020-04-14
Chapter 349, Acts, Regular Session, 2020
WVHB4155EngrossRelating generally to the regulation of plumbers
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2020-03-07
Removed from calendar by Rules Committee
WVHB4606EngrossListing contractor classifications on a contractor license
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2020-03-07
Communicated to House
WVSB489IntroMoving provisions of licensing contractors to chapter 30 of code
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2020-02-26
Rejected by Senate (Roll No. 298)
WVSB528EngrossCreating Uniform Worker Classification Act
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2020-02-25
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB4909IntroRequiring seats to be provided for employees
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2020-02-11
To House Industry and Labor Committee
WVHB4798IntroCreating an exemption under the West Virginia Contractor Licensing Act for work performed by certain subcontracted specialty contractors
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2020-02-11
To House Government Organization Committee
WVHB4900IntroEnacting fair workweek employment standards
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2020-02-11
To House Industry and Labor Committee
WVHB4867IntroRelating to psychophysiological detection of deception examinations by law-enforcement officers
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2020-02-11
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB4791IntroAltering the definition of a specialty contractor under the West Virginia Contractor Licensing Act
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2020-02-11
To House Government Organization Committee
WVHB4189IntroRelating generally to the payment of salary or wages under the Parental Leave Act
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2020-02-10
To House Finance Committee
WVSB742IntroRequiring video-recorded polygraph examinations
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2020-02-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
WVSB737IntroRequiring contractors performing work on government computers use software to verify hours worked
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2020-02-07
To Senate Government Organization Committee
WVHB4752IntroInitiating a State Employment First Policy to facilitate integrated employment of disabled persons
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2020-02-07
To House Industry and Labor Committee
WVHB4679IntroProviding notice of the type and cost of electrical outlets specified for that work in the National Electrical Code
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2020-02-04
To House Fire Departments and Emergency Medical Services Committee
WVHB4578IntroConstruction Industry Employee Verification Act
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2020-01-29
To House Industry and Labor Committee
WVSB630IntroCreating WV Call Center Jobs Act of 2020
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2020-01-27
To Senate Workforce Committee
WVHB2330IntroThe purpose of this bill is to allow honorably discharged veterans who possess certain military ratings to qualify to take an examination for licensing as a plumber, electrician, and sprinkler fitter.
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2020-01-17
To House Government Organization Committee
WVSB496IntroProhibiting employment of unauthorized employees in construction industry
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2020-01-15
To Senate Workforce Committee
WVSB499IntroRemoving barriers to employment for certain individuals with criminal records
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2020-01-15
To Senate Government Organization Committee
WVHB4186IntroRemoving marijuana as a tested substance from the screening requirements
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2020-01-14
To House Industry and Labor Committee
WVHB4196IntroEnacting fair workweek employment standards
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2020-01-14
To House Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Economic Development Committee
WVHB4181IntroMoving provisions relating to the licensing of contractors to Chapter 30 of this code
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2020-01-14
To House Government Organization Committee
WVHB4110IntroRepealing the West Virginia Jobs Act
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2020-01-13
To House Government Organization Committee
WVHB4086IntroRemoving certain requirements related to wages for construction of public improvements
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2020-01-10
To House Industry and Labor Committee
WVSB239IntroRequiring general contractors to have and maintain general liability insurance
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2020-01-09
To Senate Banking and Insurance Committee
WVSB220IntroRelating to exemptions from mandated immunizations
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2020-01-09
To Senate Health and Human Resources Committee
WVHB4012IntroWest Virginia Contractor Act
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2020-01-09
To House Government Organization Committee
WVSB9IntroRequiring certain documents that contain wage records be considered confidential
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2020-01-08
To Senate Government Organization Committee
WVHB2203IntroThe purpose of this bill is to transfer the West Virginia Contractor Act from administration and regulation by the Division of Labor to regulation under the provisions of professions and occupations in chapter 30 of this code. The bill retains the ...
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2020-01-08
To House Government Organization Committee
WVHB2045IntroThe purpose of this bill is to eliminate the requirement for contractors to submit certified payrolls or other payroll information to the Division of Labor for public improvement construction projects.
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2020-01-08
To House Industry and Labor Committee
WVHB2057IntroThe purpose of this bill is to restore prevailing wages for certain government contracts to state law. This bill reinstates the Prevailing Wage Law that was in effect until its repeal in 2016.
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2020-01-08
To House Industry and Labor Committee
WVSB11IntroRelating to certification requirements of crane operators
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2020-01-08
To Senate Workforce Committee
WVHB2023IntroThe purpose of this bill is to repeal the provision prohibiting employers from discriminating for use of tobacco products.
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2020-01-08
To House Health & Human Resources Committee
WVHB2463IntroThe purpose of this bill is to increase the minimum wage based upon increases in the consumer price index.
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2020-01-08
To House Industry and Labor Committee
WVHB2062IntroThe purpose of this bill is to create a new cause of action to deter workplace bullying. The bill makes it an unlawful employment practice to subject an employee to an abusive work environment that exists when the defendant, acting with malice, subje...
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2020-01-08
To House Industry and Labor Committee
WVHB2056IntroThe purpose of this bill is to repeal the Workplace Freedom Act of 2016 and restore the prior provisions of the Labor-Management Relations Act.
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2020-01-08
To House Industry and Labor Committee
WVHB2871IntroThe purpose of this bill is to increase the minimum wage in West Virginia every year to $12.00 an hour by 2022.
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2020-01-08
To House Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Economic Development Committee
WVHB4068IntroIncreasing the state minimum wage
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2020-01-08
To House Industry and Labor Committee
WVHB3028IntroThe purpose of this bill is to enact the Prevention of Violence Against Health Care and Social Service Workers Act.
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2020-01-08
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB2902IntroThe purpose of this bill is to provide for fair pay and maximized employment of disabled persons; create a state “Employment First” policy that encourages agencies to facilitate employment of disabled persons; establish a task force to initiate t...
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2020-01-08
To House Health & Human Resources Committee
WVHB3078IntroThe purpose of this bill is to provide for paid family and medical leave.
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2020-01-08
To House Banking & Insurance Committee
WVSB59IntroRequiring contractors provide county boards of education number of units constructed prior to issuance of permit
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2020-01-08
To Senate Government Organization Committee
WVSB70IntroRequiring any newly constructed building to meet minimum standards for universal design for disabled persons
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2020-01-08
To Senate Government Organization Committee
WVSB135IntroProhibiting political subdivisions from enacting certain ordinances, regulations, local policies, or other legal requirements
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2020-01-08
To Senate Judiciary Committee
WVHB2756IntroThe purpose of this bill is to require contractors using computers to complete government contracts have software that verifies the amount of hours worked on the computer or computers for the contract.
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2020-01-08
To House Industry and Labor Committee
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