West Virginia Delegate Gary Howell [R]

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WVHB168IntroThe purpose of this bill is to create the West Virginia Equal Opportunity Education Scholarship program to provide tax credits for eligible contributions made to an authorized scholarship-granting organization, an educational improvement grant organi...
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2019-07-22
On 2nd reading, House Calendar
WVHB144PassThe purpose of this bill is to create the Business Ready Sites Program, which would provide for the Development Office to designate industrial sites for installation of utilities to make them more attractive for businesses to locate within West Virgi...
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2019-06-28
Approved by Governor 6/28/19
WVHB193EngrossThe purpose of this bill is to require that the cost of benefits be included in a job posting.
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2019-06-24
Senate requests House to concur
WVHB192EngrossThe purpose of this bill is to encourage out-of-state educational professionals to apply and work in West Virginia by removing certificate fees.
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2019-06-24
To Senate Education Committee
WVHB169IntroThe purpose of this bill is to create a personal income tax exemption of up to $3,000 per year to parent or legal guardians of a student for expenses incurred in providing private or home school pre-K through 12 education for the student.
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2019-06-17
To House Select Committee on Education B
WVHB2209PassThe purpose of this bill is to allow military veterans who meet certain qualifications to qualify for examination for license as an emergency medical technician.
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2019-04-11
Chapter 192, Acts, Regular Session, 2019
WVHB2311PassThe purpose of this bill is to exempt short-term license holders to submit information to the State Tax Commission once the term of the permit has expired. The bill requires rulemaking.
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2019-04-11
Chapter 249, Acts, Regular Session, 2019
WVHB2307PassThe purpose of this bill is to remove requirements to take an examination for a license to practice in this state, to create a provisional license to practice in this state by an applicant with an expired license from another state; and, direct the b...
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2019-04-11
Chapter 193, Acts, Regular Session, 2019
WVHB2004PassThe purpose of this bill is to provide better communication to students and parents on career and technical programs of study that begin in high school and lead to industry- recognized credentials, certificates of applied science and associate degree...
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2019-04-11
Chapter 97, Acts, Regular Session, 2019
WVHB2359PassThe purpose of this bill is to exempt commercial motor vehicle operators employed with a farm related service industry from the commercial driver’s license requirements for a limited time period.
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2019-04-11
Chapter 173, Acts, Regular Session, 2019
WVHB2490PassThe purpose of this bill is to prohibit the secretary from proposing or enforcing any rules which prevent recreational water facilities from making necessary upgrades, renovations, or repairs.
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2019-04-11
Chapter 213, Acts, Regular Session, 2019
WVHB2510PassThe purpose of this bill is to require the Legislative Auditor to conduct review of the fee structure of a specific board of examination or registration when its special fund exceeds twice its annual budget or $10,000, whichever is greater. It also r...
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2019-04-11
Chapter 124, Acts, Regular Session, 2019
WVHB2515PassThe purpose of this bill is to exempt the sale and installation of mobility enhancing equipment and the sale and installation of repair or replacement parts of mobility enhancing equipment from the sales and use tax and to establish the definition of...
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2019-04-11
Chapter 251, Acts, Regular Session, 2019
WVHB2607PassThe purpose of this bill is to update references to the secretary and bureau within the agency responsible for regulating nursing homes. This bill also updates the reference to the code of state rules for contested cases, updates the due process proc...
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2019-04-11
Chapter 216, Acts, Regular Session, 2019
WVHB2612PassThe purpose of this bill is to authorize the secretary to propose rules related to the completion or updating of source water protection plans.
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2019-04-11
Chapter 217, Acts, Regular Session, 2019
WVHB2691PassThe purpose of this bill is to provide that a license to carry a concealed deadly weapon expires on the holder’s birthday.
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2019-04-11
Chapter 264, Acts, Regular Session, 2019
WVHB2694PassThe purpose of this bill is relating to the state’s ability to regulate hemp production by submitting a plan to the Secretary of Agriculture; providing for continued production of industrial hemp without an approved plan for state regulation; provi...
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2019-04-11
Chapter 13, Acts, Regular Session, 2019
WVHB2849PassThe purpose of this bill is to specify the registration process of a registered pharmacy technician with an endorsement as a pharmacy technician or a registered pharmacy technician with a nuclear pharmacy technician certificate and to specify the dut...
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2019-04-11
Chapter 196, Acts, Regular Session, 2019
WVHB2982PassThe purpose of this bill is to amend and update the laws relating to auctions by providing for definitions; providing for exemptions to license requirements; providing for June 30 as the date all licenses expire; establishing certain conditions for a...
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2019-04-11
Chapter 37, Acts, Regular Session, 2019
WVHB2661VetoThe purpose of this bill is to permit a natural gas utility to make a request for proposal for incentivized gas drilling where dependable, lower-priced supplies of natural gas are not readily available. The bill permits a natural gas utility to recov...
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2019-03-27
Vetoed by Governor 3/27/19
WVHB2992VetoRelating to governmental websites
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2019-03-27
Vetoed by Governor 3/27/19
WVHB2179IntroThe purpose of this bill is to require notification to voters at polling places in primary elections that they may request and use a ballot for one of the major political parties if the voter is not affiliated with any party or if the voter is regist...
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2019-03-09
On 1st reading, House Calendar
WVHB2441IntroThe purpose of this bill is to remove certain requirements relating to wages for construction of public improvements.
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2019-03-09
On 2nd reading, House Calendar
WVHB2692IntroThe purpose of this bill is to provide that the filing date for nomination certificates for candidates for primary and general elections  be the same for independent and third party candidates as for recognized political parties.
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2019-03-09
On 2nd reading, House Calendar
WVHB2729IntroThe purpose of this bill is to enact the Recognition of Emergency Medical Services Personnel Licensure Interstate Compact. The bill enters the state into the Compact with all jurisdictions that also enact the compact.
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2019-03-09
On 3rd reading, House Calendar
WVHCR49PassU. S. Marine Corps PFC Danny Marshall Memorial Bridge
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2019-03-09
Completed legislative action
WVHCR64PassU. S. Army CPL Jerry Lee Noble Memorial Bridge
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2019-03-09
Completed legislative action
WVHB3116IntroThe purpose of this bill is to remove the daily limit on nonintoxicating beer and nonintoxicating craft beer growler sales for brewers, brew pubs, retailers and private clubs.
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2019-03-09
On 2nd reading, House Calendar
WVHB3147IntroRequiring the Board of Insurance and Risk Management purchase life insurance products from state resident agents
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2019-03-09
On 2nd reading, House Calendar
WVHCR86PassRequesting study of municipal and county governments for efficiencies and economies of scale
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2019-03-09
Completed legislative action
WVHCR88PassRequesting the Joint Committee on Government and Finance study the Board of Risk and Insurance Management
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2019-03-09
Completed legislative action
WVHCR87PassRequesting the Joint Committee on Government and Finance study the Public Service Commission
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2019-03-09
Completed legislative action
WVHCR32PassRequesting the Secretary of the Department of Transportation to authorize raising highway speed limits, where appropriate, to 75 miles per hour on Interstate highways in West Virginia and to 70 miles per hour on West Virginia's Appalachian Corridor h...
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2019-03-08
House Message received
WVHR20IntroCensuring Delegate Mike Caputo of the West Virginia House of Delegates
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2019-03-08
Tabled on Unfinished Business, Special Calendar (Roll No. 577)
WVHCR13PassChief Robert Edward Dorsey Memorial Highway
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2019-03-07
House received Senate message
WVHB2420EngrossThe purpose of this to establish the Mountaineer Trail Network Recreation Authority. The bill provides a statement of legislative purpose and findings. The bill provides definitions. The bill establishes the Mountaineer Trail Network Recreation Autho...
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2019-03-07
Referred to Rules on 2nd reading
WVHCR98IntroAudio telemedicine in West Virginia
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2019-03-07
To House Rules Committee
WVHB2330EngrossThe 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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2019-03-05
On 2nd reading to Government Organization
WVHCR15EngrossRequesting the Joint Committee on Government and Finance study the impact of business regulations and economic development incentives to recruit and retain small business
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2019-03-02
To Senate Rules Committee
WVHCR81EngrossErecting a statue of Charles Elwood “Chuck” Yeager on the State Capitol Complex grounds
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2019-03-02
To Senate Rules Committee
WVHB2843EngrossThe purpose of this bill is to eliminate the State Agency for Surplus Property and split up its functions. Receipt and distribution of federal surplus will be handled by a new Office for Federal Surplus Property. The disposal of unnecessary or unused...
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2019-02-28
To Senate Government Organization Committee
WVHB2951EngrossThe purpose of this bill is to move non-health related professions and occupations from Chapter 30 of the code to a new Chapter 30A. The old and new references are shown in the title. No substantive changes were made in the transferred articles.
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2019-02-28
To Senate Health and Human Resources Committee
WVHB2011EngrossThe purpose of this bill is to create the Road Maintenance Program for each district to contract with private contractors to perform certain road maintenance activities in each district.
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2019-02-27
To Senate Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
WVHB2760EngrossThe purpose of this bill is to include a review of the administrative rules of an agency or regulatory board when the Legislature conducts performance reviews of agencies and boards.
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2019-02-27
To Senate Government Organization Committee
WVHB2974EngrossThe purpose of this bill is to exempt any business relating to transporting scrap tires, waste tires, or other used tires to storage, disposal, or recycling locations from this chapter.Â
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2019-02-27
To Senate Government Organization Committee
WVHB3054EngrossThe purpose of this bill is to permit the state agency for surplus property to require the state agency that is the current owner of property to remove all livery or other features identifying the property as state property prior to disposition; and ...
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2019-02-27
To Senate Government Organization Committee
WVHB2014EngrossThe purpose of this bill is to create the West Virginia Intellectual Property and Trade Secrets Act. The bill provides criminal, injunctive and civil protections against the misappropriation of intellectual property and trade secrets.
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2019-02-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
WVHB3146IntroRelating to retail licensees
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2019-02-27
House rejected (Roll No. 388)
WVHB2830EngrossThe purpose of this bill is to establish a commission to study the costs and potential changes needed to implement NG911. The bill provides for legislative findings; establishes commission membership; establishes the commission’s duties; requires a...
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2019-02-26
To Senate Government Organization Committee
WVHJR26IntroThe purpose of this resolution is to giving the Legislature more control over the manufacture and sale of alcohol.
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2019-02-25
To House Judiciary Committee
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