Legislative Bill Tracking


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BillTitleSA(Same As)/Last ActionCommittee Reference
SI(Similar To)
HB 2002Predicating actions for damages upon principles of comparative fault  SI  SB 10302/06/15 - To Senate On 2nd readingHouse Reference 1 - Judiciary
SA  SB 22nd ReadingSenate Reference 1 - Judiciary
HB 2005Relating to alternative programs for the education of teachers  SA  SB 502/06/15 - To House On 1st reading, Daily CalendarHouse Reference 1 - Education
1st Reading, Special CalendarHouse Reference 2 - Finance
HB 2006Relating to medical professional liability  SA  SB 601/14/15 - To House House JudiciaryHouse Reference 1 - Judiciary
HB 2012Relating to the payment of wages by employers and when final wages are required to be paid  SI  SB 10201/14/15 - To House House Industry and LaborHouse Reference 1 - Industry and Labor
SA  SB 12House Reference 2 - Finance
SI  SB 99
HB 2014West Virginia Public Charter Schools Act of 2015  SA  SB 1401/14/15 - To House House EducationHouse Reference 1 - Education
House Reference 2 - Finance
HB 2015Requiring the Legislative Auditor to conduct performance reviews and audits for every government spending unit, including all members of the Board of Public Works and the Legislature  SA  SB 1501/22/15 - To House House FinanceHouse Reference 1 - Government Organization
House Reference 2 - Finance
HB 2020Relating to requirements for PROMISE scholarships  01/14/15 - To House House EducationHouse Reference 1 - Education
House Reference 2 - Finance
HB 2028Relating generally to purchasing  01/22/15 - To House House JudiciaryHouse Reference 1 - Government Organization
House Reference 2 - Judiciary
HB 2031Prohibiting the performance of any abortion when the woman seeking it is doing so solely on account of the gender of the fetus  01/14/15 - To House House Health and Human ResourcesHouse Reference 1 - Health and Human Resources
House Reference 2 - Judiciary
HB 2041Establishing requirements for prior review of all privatization proposals  01/14/15 - To House House Industry and LaborHouse Reference 1 - Industry and Labor
House Reference 2 - Finance
HB 2043Granting all public employees a $1,000 per year permanent pay increase  01/14/15 - To House House Government OrganizationHouse Reference 1 - Government Organization
House Reference 2 - Finance
HB 2044Relating generally to administration of an opioid antagonist  SI  SB 23101/14/15 - To House House Health and Human ResourcesHouse Reference 1 - Health and Human Resources
SI  SB 9House Reference 2 - Judiciary
HB 2046Relating to treatment for sexually transmitted diseases  SA  SB 23201/21/15 - To House House JudiciaryHouse Reference 1 - Health and Human Resources
House Reference 2 - Judiciary
HB 2066Increasing the amount of annual and incremental salary increases for eligible state employees  01/15/15 - To House House FinanceHouse Reference 1 - Finance
HB 2093Creating the Valued Employee Retention program  01/19/15 - To House House JudiciaryHouse Reference 1 - Judiciary
House Reference 2 - Finance
HB 2101Eliminating obsolete government entities  01/20/15 - To House House Government OrganizationHouse Reference 1 - Government Organization
HB 2145Relating to exceptions to prohibitions against carrying one or more concealed deadly weapons and reciprocity agreements  SA  SB 3501/20/15 - To House House JudiciaryHouse Reference 1 - Judiciary
House Reference 2 - Finance
HB 2149Exempting records of concealed weapon license applications and issuance from disclosure under the West Virginia Freedom of Information Act  01/20/15 - To House House JudiciaryHouse Reference 1 - Judiciary
HB 2151Making the West Virginia state teacher of the year an ex officio, nonvoting member of the West Virginia Board of Education  02/06/15 - To House On 3rd reading, Daily CalendarHouse Reference 1 - Education
3rd Reading, Special Calendar
HB 2152Prohibiting the publication of the identities of persons who have been issued licenses to carry a concealed deadly weapon  01/20/15 - To House House JudiciaryHouse Reference 1 - Judiciary
HB 2153The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act  01/20/15 - To House House Health and Human ResourcesHouse Reference 1 - Health and Human Resources
House Reference 2 - Judiciary
HB 2158Creating the Jobs Impact Statement Act  01/20/15 - To House House JudiciaryHouse Reference 1 - Judiciary
House Reference 2 - Finance
HB 2162Relating to payment of employees separated from payroll before paydays  01/21/15 - To House House JudiciaryHouse Reference 1 - Judiciary
House Reference 2 - Finance
HB 2169Providing cost-of-living adjustments for certain current and former public employees  01/21/15 - To House House Pensions and RetirementHouse Reference 1 - Pensions and Retirement
House Reference 2 - Finance
HB 2177Eliminating unnecessary, inactive, or redundant boards, councils, committees, panels, task forces and commissions  SI  SB 23901/21/15 - To House House Government OrganizationHouse Reference 1 - Government Organization
SA  SB 255
HB 2187Encouraging public officials to display the national motto on all public property and public buildings  01/26/15 - To House House FinanceHouse Reference 1 - Government Organization
House Reference 2 - Finance
HB 2198Permitting teachers under the State Teachers Retirement System to teach college level courses without loss of benefits  01/21/15 - To House House Pensions and RetirementHouse Reference 1 - Pensions and Retirement
House Reference 2 - Finance
HB 2206Repealing the requirement of paying prevailing hourly rate of wages for construction of public improvements  SA  SB 24501/22/15 - To House House Industry and LaborHouse Reference 1 - Industry and Labor
SA  SB 342House Reference 2 - Judiciary
SI   SB 361
HB 2218Creating the Budget Reform Act  01/22/15 - To House House FinanceHouse Reference 1 - Finance
HB 2237Prohibiting project labor agreements on state-funded construction contracts  01/22/15 - To House House Government OrganizationHouse Reference 1 - Government Organization
House Reference 2 - Finance
HB 2239Creating a Board of Health Professions  01/22/15 - To House House Health and Human ResourcesHouse Reference 1 - Health and Human Resources
House Reference 2 - Government Organization
HB 2243Relating to minimum wage and maximum hours standards for employers  01/23/15 - To House House Industry and LaborHouse Reference 1 - Industry and Labor
House Reference 2 - Finance
HB 2248Ensuring Patient Safety Act  01/23/15 - To House House Health and Human ResourcesHouse Reference 1 - Health and Human Resources
House Reference 2 - Government Organization
HB 2270Protecting academic freedom in higher education  01/23/15 - To House House EducationHouse Reference 1 - Education
House Reference 2 - Judiciary
HB 2273Relating to prevailing wages  01/23/15 - To House House Industry and LaborHouse Reference 1 - Industry and Labor
House Reference 2 - Judiciary
HB 2383Freezing PEIA employee premiums for three years  01/27/15 - To House House Banking and InsuranceHouse Reference 1 - Banking and Insurance
House Reference 2 - Finance
HB 2389Granting all public employees, all teachers, all service employees, all public employee retirees, all teacher retirees and all service employee retirees a $1,000 per year permanent pay increase  01/27/15 - To House House FinanceHouse Reference 1 - Finance
HB 2390Relating to public health  01/27/15 - To House House Health and Human ResourcesHouse Reference 1 - Health and Human Resources
House Reference 2 - Finance
HB 2408Relating to collaborative practice  01/27/15 - To House House Health and Human ResourcesHouse Reference 1 - Health and Human Resources
House Reference 2 - Judiciary
HB 2412Relating to disclosure of sex offender registration to public and private elementary and secondary schools and institutions of higher education  01/27/15 - To House House EducationHouse Reference 1 - Education
House Reference 2 - Judiciary
HB 2413Providing pay rates for teachers and other personnel employed by county boards of education and institutions of higher education for work assignments outside of regular school days  01/27/15 - To House House EducationHouse Reference 1 - Education
House Reference 2 - Finance
HB 2422Removing the requirement that home schooled students have to acquire a general equivalency degree (GED) in order to qualify for the promise scholarship  01/27/15 - To House House EducationHouse Reference 1 - Education
House Reference 2 - Judiciary
HB 2435Increasing the amount of annual and incremental salary increases for eligible employees  01/27/15 - To House House Government OrganizationHouse Reference 1 - Government Organization
House Reference 2 - Finance
HB 2445Relating generally to the State Administrative Procedures Act  SA  SB 14001/28/15 - To House House Government OrganizationHouse Reference 1 - Government Organization
House Reference 2 - Judiciary
HB 2446Permitting the possession of firearms on the grounds of higher education institutions by all persons with valid licenses  01/28/15 - To House House EducationHouse Reference 1 - Education
House Reference 2 - Judiciary
HB 2447Prohibiting the naming for certain persons of a publicly funded building, road, structure or project which receives any operating or construction moneys from state sources or state taxpayers  01/28/15 - To House House JudiciaryHouse Reference 1 - Judiciary
HB 2450Expanding prescriptive authority of advanced practice registered nurses and certified nurse-midwives  SI  SB 2101/28/15 - To House House Health and Human ResourcesHouse Reference 1 - Health and Human Resources
House Reference 2 - Government Organization
HB 2452Requiring reports to the Governor from state agencies to be made available electronically via the internet  01/28/15 - To House House Government OrganizationHouse Reference 1 - Government Organization
HB 2453Relating to educational benefits for dependents of deceased or disabled veterans  01/28/15 - To House House EducationHouse Reference 1 - Education
House Reference 2 - Finance
HB 2454Adding pharmacist and pharmacy to the definition of "health care provider" as used in the Medical Professional Liability Act  01/28/15 - To House House Health and Human ResourcesHouse Reference 1 - Health and Human Resources
House Reference 2 - Judiciary
HB 2485Relating to the West Virginia Future Fund  01/28/15 - To House House FinanceHouse Reference 1 - Finance
HB 2488Requiring the construction of new public buildings and when an entrance of an existing public building is renovated to be compliant with the federal Americans With Disabilities Act by having automatic doors  01/28/15 - To House House JudiciaryHouse Reference 1 - Judiciary
House Reference 2 - Finance
HB 2520Relating to domestic violence victims' eligibility for unemployment compensation benefits  SA   SB 39101/30/15 - To House House JudiciaryHouse Reference 1 - Judiciary
House Reference 2 - Finance
HB 2527Creating a Task Force on the Prevention of Sexual Abuse of Children within the Center for Professional Development  SA   SB 38702/02/15 - To House House EducationHouse Reference 1 - Education
House Reference 2 - Finance
HB 2528Providing scholarships for certain former coal miners  02/02/15 - To House House EducationHouse Reference 1 - Education
House Reference 2 - Finance
HB 2534Prohibiting discrimination based upon age or sexual orientation  SI   SB 12502/02/15 - To House House JudiciaryHouse Reference 1 - Judiciary
HB 2535Relating generally to suicide prevention training  SA   SB 35902/02/15 - To House House Health and Human ResourcesHouse Reference 1 - Health and Human Resources
House Reference 2 - Education
HB 2542Requiring reviews of groups of agencies on a four-year cycle  02/02/15 - To House House Government OrganizationHouse Reference 1 - Government Organization
House Reference 2 - Finance
HB 2543Access to Opioid Antagonists Act  SA   SB 33502/02/15 - To House House Health and Human ResourcesHouse Reference 1 - Health and Human Resources
House Reference 2 - Judiciary
HB 2568The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act  02/03/15 - To House House Health and Human ResourcesHouse Reference 1 - Health and Human Resources
House Reference 2 - Judiciary
HB 2573Establishing the English language to be the official language of the state  02/03/15 - To House House JudiciaryHouse Reference 1 - Judiciary
HB 2579Allowing a tax deduction for all prepaid tuition contracts or college savings plan  02/03/15 - To House House EducationHouse Reference 1 - Education
House Reference 2 - Finance
HB 2591Implementing a quality control procedure for agency rules  02/04/15 - To House House Government OrganizationHouse Reference 1 - Government Organization
House Reference 2 - Judiciary
HB 2592Improving accountability in the state purchasing system  02/04/15 - To House House Government OrganizationHouse Reference 1 - Government Organization
House Reference 2 - Judiciary
HB 2594Requiring that all higher education institutions in the state award credit to transfer students for similar courses completed at a different institution  02/04/15 - To House House EducationHouse Reference 1 - Education
HB 2617Lengthening the residency requirement necessary to be eligible for the PROMISE Scholarship  02/05/15 - To House House EducationHouse Reference 1 - Education
House Reference 2 - Finance
HB 2622Relating to deductions from personal income tax for contributions to state-administered prepaid college tuition contracts or college savings plans  02/05/15 - To House House FinanceHouse Reference 1 - Finance
SB 2Predicating actions for damages upon comparative fault principles  sa  HB 200201/14/15 - To Senate JudiciarySenate Reference 1 - Judiciary
SB 5Creating teacher corps program  sa  HB 200501/14/15 - To Senate EducationSenate Reference 1 - Education
SB 6Relating to medical professional liability  sa  HB 200602/03/15 - To House House JudiciaryHouse Reference 1 - Judiciary
Senate Reference 1 - Judiciary
SB 12Relating to payment of separated employee's outstanding wages  sa  HB 201201/26/15 - To House House Industry and LaborHouse Reference 1 - Industry and Labor
SI  SB 102House Reference 2 - Finance
Senate Reference 1 - Judiciary
SB 14Creating Public Charter Schools Act of 2015  sa  HB 201401/14/15 - To Senate EducationSenate Reference 1 - Education
SB 15Requiring Legislative Auditor conduct performance reviews and audits for all spending units  sa  HB 201501/14/15 - To Senate Government OrganizationSenate Reference 1 - Government Organization
SB 21Expanding prescriptive authority of advanced nurse practitioners and certified nurse-midwives  SI  HB 245001/14/15 - To Senate Health and Human ResourcesSenate Reference 1 - Health and Human Resources
Senate Reference 2 - Government Organization
SB 35Permitting carrying of concealed weapons without license  SA  HB 214501/14/15 - To Senate Government OrganizationSenate Reference 1 - Government Organization
Senate Reference 2 - Judiciary
SB 38Relating to apportionment of damages in tortious conduct actions  01/14/15 - To Senate JudiciarySenate Reference 1 - Judiciary
SB 44Lowering threshold for low bidder's duty to submit subcontractors on government contracts  01/14/15 - To Senate LaborSenate Reference 1 - Labor
Senate Reference 2 - Government Organization
SB 52Providing state employee uniforms be manufactured in United States  01/14/15 - To Senate LaborSenate Reference 1 - Labor
Senate Reference 2 - Finance
SB 55Creating Keep Jobs in WV Act  01/14/15 - To Senate Government OrganizationSenate Reference 1 - Government Organization
Senate Reference 2 - Finance
SB 61Creating Water Sustainability Institute  01/14/15 - To Senate Natural ResourcesSenate Reference 1 - Natural Resources
Senate Reference 2 - Finance
SB 80Creating State Labor Relations Act  01/14/15 - To Senate LaborSenate Reference 1 - Labor
Senate Reference 2 - Judiciary
SB 100Establishing prevailing hourly rates for construction of public improvements  01/14/15 - To Senate JudiciarySenate Reference 1 - Judiciary
SB 101Limiting punitive damages awarded in personal injury or wrongful death actions  01/14/15 - To Senate JudiciarySenate Reference 1 - Judiciary
SB 102Extending period that terminated employees' wages must be paid  SI  HB 201201/14/15 - To Senate JudiciarySenate Reference 1 - Judiciary
SI  SB 12
SB 103Establishing comparative fault standard  SI  HB 200201/14/15 - To Senate JudiciarySenate Reference 1 - Judiciary
SI  SB 2
SB 104Increasing threshold of defendant's liability to qualify for several liability in tortious actions  01/14/15 - To Senate JudiciarySenate Reference 1 - Judiciary
SB 108Creating loser-pays civil justice system  01/14/15 - To Senate JudiciarySenate Reference 1 - Judiciary
SB 112Requiring legislative rule establishing level for higher education capital project spending project approval  01/14/15 - To Senate EducationSenate Reference 1 - Education
Senate Reference 2 - Finance
SB 125Prohibiting discrimination based on age or sexual orientation  SI  HB 253401/14/15 - To Senate LaborSenate Reference 1 - Labor
Senate Reference 2 - Judiciary
SB 134Creating Civil Justice Reform Act of 2015  01/14/15 - To Senate JudiciarySenate Reference 1 - Judiciary
Senate Reference 2 - Finance
SB 135Creating Creative Communities Development Act  01/14/15 - To Senate Government OrganizationSenate Reference 1 - Government Organization
Senate Reference 2 - Finance
SB 137Exempting HEPC and CCTCS and member institutions from WVOASIS  01/14/15 - To Senate EducationSenate Reference 1 - Education
Senate Reference 2 - Finance
SB 140Amending State Administrative Procedures Act  SA  HB 244501/14/15 - To Senate JudiciarySenate Reference 1 - Judiciary
SB 232Providing for expedited partner therapy  SA  HB 204601/14/15 - To Senate Health and Human ResourcesSenate Reference 1 - Health and Human Resources
Senate Reference 2 - Judiciary
SB 239Eliminating certain boards, councils, task forces, commissions and committees  SI  HB 217701/16/15 - To Senate Government OrganizationSenate Reference 1 - Government Organization
SI  SB 255
SB 245Repealing requirement for prevailing wage payment for public improvement construction  SA  HB 220601/16/15 - To Senate LaborSenate Reference 1 - Labor
SI  SB 361Senate Reference 2 - Judiciary
SB 255Eliminating certain boards, councils, committees, panels, task forces and commissions  SA  HB 217702/06/15 - To Senate On 1st readingSenate Reference 1 - Government Organization
1st ReadingSenate Reference 2 - Judiciary
SB 260Providing purchases of state materials, supplies, equipment, etc., be made in US  01/20/15 - To Senate LaborSenate Reference 1 - Labor
Senate Reference 2 - Finance
SB 271Relating to aborted fetus care  01/21/15 - To Senate Health and Human ResourcesSenate Reference 1 - Health and Human Resources
Senate Reference 2 - Judiciary
SB 275Relating to confidentiality of concealed weapon permit applicants' information  01/21/15 - To Senate JudiciarySenate Reference 1 - Judiciary
SB 277Requiring issuance of certificate of birth resulting in stillbirth  02/04/15 - To Senate JudiciarySenate Reference 1 - Health and Human Resources
Senate Reference 2 - Judiciary
SB 334Relating to practice of medicine and surgery or podiatry  SA  HB 249701/30/15 - To Senate Health and Human ResourcesSenate Reference 1 - Government Organization
Senate Reference 2 - Health and Human Resources
SB 335Creating Access to Opioid Antagonists Act  SA  HB 254302/03/15 - To House House JudiciaryHouse Reference 1 - Judiciary
Senate Reference 1 - Health and Human Resources
SB 344Relating to limitations on compensatory and punitive damages in employment claims  01/28/15 - To Senate JudiciarySenate Reference 1 - Judiciary
SB 347Creating Firearms Act of 2015  01/28/15 - To Senate JudiciarySenate Reference 1 - Judiciary
SB 355Relating to quality control procedure for agency rules  SA  HB 259101/29/15 - To Senate Government OrganizationSenate Reference 1 - Government Organization
Senate Reference 2 - Finance
SB 359Relating to suicide prevention awareness  SA  HB 253501/29/15 - To Senate EducationSenate Reference 1 - Education
Senate Reference 2 - Finance
SB 361Eliminating prevailing hourly wage requirement for construction of public improvements  SI  HB 220602/06/15 - To Senate On 1st readingSenate Reference 1 - Government Organization
SI  SB 2451st Reading
SB 362Relating to public school curricular standards and assessments  01/29/15 - To Senate EducationSenate Reference 1 - Education
Senate Reference 2 - Judiciary
SB 366Creating Patient Protection and Transparency Act  01/29/15 - To Senate Banking and InsuranceSenate Reference 1 - Banking and Insurance
Senate Reference 2 - Finance
SB 387Creating Task Force on Prevention of Sexual Abuse of Children  SA  HB 252702/02/15 - To Senate JudiciarySenate Reference 1 - Judiciary
SB 391Relating to unemployment compensation benefit eligibility for certain victims of domestic violence, sexual offenses or stalking  SA  HB 252002/03/15 - To Senate Government OrganizationSenate Reference 1 - Government Organization
Senate Reference 2 - Judiciary
SB 392Relating to public higher education procurement and payment of expenses  02/03/15 - To Senate EducationSenate Reference 1 - Education
Senate Reference 2 - Finance
SB 408Establishing critical need alternative teaching certificate  02/04/15 - To Senate EducationSenate Reference 1 - Education
Senate Reference 2 - Finance
SB 409Creating Fair and Open Competition in Governmental Construction Act  02/04/15 - To Senate LaborSenate Reference 1 - Labor
Senate Reference 2 - Judiciary
SB 421Relating to punitive damages in civil actions  02/05/15 - To Senate JudiciarySenate Reference 1 - Judiciary
HB 2666Internet Service Provider Accountability Act  02/09/15 - To House House JudiciaryHouse Reference 1 - Judiciary
HB 2674Making home schooled students eligible for a Promise scholarship without taking the GED test  SA  SB 44802/10/15 - To House House EducationHouse Reference 1 - Education
House Reference 2 - Finance
HB 2685Relating to eligible uses of prepaid tuition plans generally  02/10/15 - To House House EducationHouse Reference 1 - Education
House Reference 2 - Finance
HB 2690Relating to student safety on higher education campuses  02/11/15 - To House House EducationHouse Reference 1 - Education
House Reference 2 - Judiciary
HB 2712Relating to employment and privacy protection  02/12/15 - To House House JudiciaryHouse Reference 1 - Judiciary
HB 2713Providing taxpayers repaying their own student loans a modification reducing federal adjusted gross in the amount of the interest paid  02/12/15 - To House House EducationHouse Reference 1 - Education
House Reference 2 - Finance
SB 425Providing WVU, MU and WVSOM more authority to invest assets  02/06/15 - To Senate EducationSenate Reference 1 - Education
SB 426Relating to campus police officers of state institutions of higher learning  02/06/15 - To Senate EducationSenate Reference 1 - Education
SB 433Relating to graduated salary increases for state employees  02/06/15 - To Senate Government OrganizationSenate Reference 1 - Government Organization
Senate Reference 2 - Finance
SB 435Creating WV Sheriffs' Bureau of Professional Standards  02/09/15 - To Senate Government OrganizationSenate Reference 1 - Government Organization
Senate Reference 2 - Judiciary
SB 437Increasing membership of PEIA Finance Board  02/09/15 - To Senate Government OrganizationSenate Reference 1 - Government Organization
Senate Reference 2 - Finance
SB 439Relating to higher education  02/09/15 - To Senate EducationSenate Reference 1 - Education
Senate Reference 2 - Finance
SB 442Relating to interest on judgments and decrees  02/09/15 - To Senate JudiciarySenate Reference 1 - Judiciary
SB 447Allowing issuance of diploma by public, private or home school administrator  02/10/15 - To Senate EducationSenate Reference 1 - Education
Senate Reference 2 - Judiciary
SB 448Relating to PROMISE Scholarship Program  SA  HB 267402/10/15 - To Senate EducationSenate Reference 1 - Education
SB 455Relating to public higher education procurement and payment of expenses  SA  SB 39202/11/15 - To Senate EducationSenate Reference 1 - Education
Senate Reference 2 - Finance
SB 459Relating to development of broadband middle mile infrastructure  02/12/15 - To Senate Transportation and InfrastructureSenate Reference 1 - Transportation and Infrastructure
Senate Reference 2 - Finance