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WVHB2419PassThe purpose of this bill is to modify misdemeanor bail requirements. The bill requires a court or magistrate to release a person charged with certain misdemeanor offenses on his or her own recognizance except for good cause shown. The bill also set...
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2020-04-15
Chapter 98, Acts, Regular Session, 2020
WVHB2602PassThe purpose of this bill is to include possession of known stolen property in the offense of receiving or transferring stolen property.
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2020-04-15
Chapter 89, Acts, Regular Session, 2020
WVHB2892PassThe purpose of this bill is to include digital and virtual information in the definition of property that can be searched and seized by a warrant.
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2020-04-15
Chapter 99, Acts, Regular Session, 2020
WVHB4166PassProhibiting certain sex offenders from being in a supervisory position over children
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2020-04-15
Chapter 100, Acts, Regular Session, 2020
WVHB4362PassRelating to penalties for neglect, emotional abuse or death caused by a caregiver
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2020-04-15
Chapter 90, Acts, Regular Session, 2020
WVHB4354PassAdding nabiximols to the permitted list of distributed and prescribed drugs
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2020-04-15
Chapter 56, Acts, Regular Session, 2020
WVHB4393PassRelating to making suffocation and asphyxiation crimes
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2020-04-15
Chapter 91, Acts, Regular Session, 2020
WVHB4510PassProhibiting bodily intrusion by an inmate upon any person at any correctional facility
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2020-04-15
Chapter 63, Acts, Regular Session, 2020
WVHB4509PassTransferring the Parole Board to the Division of Corrections and Rehabilitation for purposes of administrative and other support
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2020-04-15
Chapter 169, Acts, Regular Session, 2020
WVHB4611PassRelating to fireworks
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2020-04-15
Chapter 147, Acts, Regular Session, 2020
WVHB4668PassCreating the misdemeanor crime of trespass for entering a structure that has been condemned
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2020-04-15
Chapter 94, Acts, Regular Session, 2020
WVHB4717PassSeizure and Forfeiture Reporting Act
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2020-04-15
Chapter 54, Acts, Regular Session, 2020
WVHB4852PassRelating to the penalties for the manufacture, delivery, possession, or possession with intent to manufacture or deliver methamphetamine
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2020-04-15
Chapter 58, Acts, Regular Session, 2020
WVSB35PassLimiting civil penalty for littering conviction to $2,000
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2020-04-14
Chapter 80, Acts, Regular Session, 2020
WVSB96PassProhibiting municipalities from limiting persons' rights to possess certain weapons
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2020-04-14
Chapter 64, Acts, Regular Session, 2020
WVSB46PassProviding certain persons be allowed to carry pepper spray in State Capitol Complex
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2020-04-14
Chapter 81, Acts, Regular Session, 2020
WVSB125PassProhibiting victim from being subjected to certain physical examinations for sexual offenses
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2020-04-14
Chapter 95, Acts, Regular Session, 2020
WVSB144PassCreating misdemeanor penalty for making materially false statement in course of misdemeanor investigation
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2020-04-14
Chapter 82, Acts, Regular Session, 2020
WVSB201PassRelating generally to stalking and harassment
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2020-04-14
Chapter 83, Acts, Regular Session, 2020
WVSB261PassCreating criminal penalties for introducing ransomware into computer with intent to extort
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2020-04-14
Chapter 84, Acts, Regular Session, 2020
WVSB490PassRelating to protection of animal and crop facilities
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2020-04-14
Chapter 86, Acts, Regular Session, 2020
WVSB522PassRelating to compensation awards to crime victims
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2020-04-14
Chapter 46, Acts, Regular Session, 2020
WVSB562PassExpunging certain criminal convictions
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2020-04-14
Chapter 87, Acts, Regular Session, 2020
WVSB676PassPermitting fees from Child Abuse Registry be used for information technology support costs
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2020-04-14
Chapter 291, Acts, Regular Session, 2020
WVSB765PassModifying "Habitual Offender" statute
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2020-04-14
Chapter 88, Acts, Regular Session, 2020
WVSB848PassClarifying persons charged with DUI may not participate in Military Service Members Court
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2020-04-14
Chapter 97, Acts, Regular Session, 2020
WVSB851PassRequiring Governor's Committee on Crime, Delinquency, and Correction propose rule in coordination with law enforcement and certain medical boards
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2020-04-14
Chapter 294, Acts, Regular Session, 2020
WVHB4395VetoRemoving the requirement that a veterinarian access and report to the controlled substance monitoring database
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2020-03-25
Vetoed by Governor 3/25/20
WVSB502EngrossRelating to methamphetamine criminal penalty
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2020-03-07
On 3rd reading, House Calendar
WVHB4455IntroPermitting fees from the Central Abuse Registry to be used for costs relating to information technology support and infrastructure
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2020-03-07
On 2nd reading, House Calendar
WVSB692VetoClarifying persons indicted or charged jointly for felony offense can move to have separate trial
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2020-03-07
Vetoed by Governor 3/25/20 - House Journal
WVHB4872EngrossModifying the criminal penalties imposed on a parent, guardian or custodian for child abuse
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2020-02-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
WVSB259IntroRequiring mandatory incarceration prior to parole for certain persons convicted of distributing controlled substances near libraries
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2020-02-25
Referred to Rules on 2nd reading
WVHB4067EngrossRelating to crimes against property
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2020-02-18
To Senate Judiciary Committee
WVHB4638IntroModifying the authority of medical examiners regarding the disposition of bodies
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2020-02-17
To House Health & Human Resources Committee
WVHB2527EngrossThe purpose of this bill is to require that any sentence for violation of this statute be for a determinate period.
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2020-02-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
WVHB4845IntroIncreasing the community service hours a person may be ordered to perform upon conviction of or pleading guilty to littering
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2020-02-11
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB4913IntroProviding a procedure for modification of a prison sentence when a person has served at least 10 years
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2020-02-11
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB4808IntroRelating to persons from another state storing firearms in this state
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2020-02-11
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB4818IntroMaking it a criminal offense to escape or attempt to escape from the custody of a Community Corrections program
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2020-02-11
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB4858IntroClassifying "marihuana" and tetrahydrocannabinols as a Schedule IV controlled substance
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2020-02-11
To House Health & Human Resources Committee
WVHB4945IntroCreating a criminal penalty for an agent or sworn officer who refuses or fails to enforce the Compact Agreement on Detainers in immigration cases
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2020-02-11
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB4880IntroProviding increased protections for the welfare of domestic animals
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2020-02-11
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB4902IntroRequiring higher education institutions to adopt policies and programs relating to sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking
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2020-02-11
To House Education Committee
WVHB4883IntroRelating to criminal procedure
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2020-02-11
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB4779IntroRelating to the criminal offense of therapeutic deception
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2020-02-10
To House Health & Human Resources Committee
WVHB4765IntroReducing the criminal penalty for possession of small amounts of marijuana or paraphernal
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2020-02-10
To House Health & Human Resources Committee
WVSB482EngrossEliminating permit requirement for storing concealed handgun in vehicle on school property for persons over 21
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2020-02-07
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB4759IntroCreating a duty to disclose by owners of property that knew or should have known that crystal methamphetamine production was occurring
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2020-02-07
To House Health & Human Resources Committee
WVSB76IntroLimiting liability of employers in cases where certain crime convictions are expunged
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2020-02-06
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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