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WVHB204IntroThe purpose of this bill is to eliminate the permit requirement for storing of a concealed handgun in a vehicle on school property for persons over 21.
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2019-06-18
To House Select Committee on Education A
WVSB1010IntroRelating to criminal acts and penalties concerning government procurement of commodities and services
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2019-05-20
To Senate Rules Committee
WVHB107IntroThe purpose of this bill is to prohibit persons purchasing commodities and services on behalf of a governmental entity from having an interest in entities selling or contracting to sell commodities or services to a governmental entity; prohibit perso...
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2019-05-20
Tabled
WVSB72PassCreating Sexual Assault Victims' Bill of Rights
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2019-04-16
Chapter 69, Acts, Regular Session, 2019
WVSB18PassRelating to crimes committed on State Capitol Complex
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2019-04-16
Chapter 68, Acts, Regular Session, 2019
WVSB101PassEqualizing penalties for intimidating and retaliating against certain public officers and other persons
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2019-04-16
Chapter 70, Acts, Regular Session, 2019
WVSB152PassRelating generally to criminal offense expungement
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2019-04-16
Chapter 71, Acts, Regular Session, 2019
WVSB237PassImproving ability of law enforcement to locate and return missing persons
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2019-04-16
Chapter 224, Acts, Regular Session, 2019
WVSB264PassRequiring courts to order restitution to crime victims
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2019-04-16
Chapter 72, Acts, Regular Session, 2019
WVSB295PassRelating to crimes against public justice
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2019-04-16
Chapter 73, Acts, Regular Session, 2019
WVSB387PassAuthorizing Governor seek return of fugitives found in other states or District of Columbia
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2019-04-16
Chapter 80, Acts, Regular Session, 2019
WVSB402PassAuthorizing Division of Forestry investigate and enforce timber theft violations
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2019-04-16
Chapter 74, Acts, Regular Session, 2019
WVSB561PassPermitting Alcohol Beverage Control Administration request assistance of local law enforcement
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2019-04-16
Chapter 17, Acts, Regular Session, 2019
WVSB635PassRelating generally to coal mining activities
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2019-04-16
Chapter 170, Acts, Regular Session, 2019
WVHB2608PassThe purpose of this bill is to repeal requiring printing the date a consumer deposit account was opened on paper checks.
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2019-04-11
Chapter 48, 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
WVHB2739PassThe purpose of this bill is to make it a criminal offense for any participating public employer of any retirement system administered by the Consolidated Public Retirement Board to fail to make required contributions, and authorizes the State Auditor...
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2019-04-11
Chapter 75, Acts, Regular Session, 2019
WVHB2975PassThe purpose of this bill is to include employees and contract employees of a day report center to those prohibited from engaging in sexual acts with those persons under their supervision.
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2019-04-11
Chapter 76, Acts, Regular Session, 2019
WVHB2618PassThe purpose of this bill is to include undue influence as a factor in the definition of financial exploitation of an incapacitated person, elderly person or protected person and to correct technical errors. The amendment is made in the civil cause of...
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2019-04-10
Chapter 2, Acts, Regular Session, 2019
WVHB2412VetoThe purpose of this bill is to consolidate criminal offenses relating to government procurement into one article within the Chapter 61, the crimes chapter, of the West Virginia Code, to establish definitions common to all offenses, and to clarify who...
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2019-03-27
Vetoed by Governor 3/27/19
WVHB2933VetoThe purpose of this bill is to modify the criminal penalties imposed on a parent, guardian or custodian for child abuse resulting in injury and child abuse or neglect creating risk of injury.
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2019-03-27
Vetoed by Governor 3/27/19
WVSB124EngrossCreating felony offense for actions of cruelty to animals which causes serious injury or death of animal
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2019-03-09
On 1st reading, House Calendar
WVHB2931IntroThe purpose of this bill is to clarify that the State Lottery Commission does not have authority over nonlottery games, and that criminal penalties associated with unauthorized gaming tables or devices apply only to gaming tables or devices which inv...
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2019-03-09
On 3rd reading, House Calendar
WVHB3105IntroThe purpose of this bill is to permit the WVABCA to request the assistance of local law enforcement; clarifying that consumption of alcoholic liquors in public is unlawful; clarifying that West Virginia licensees can only sell liquor by the drink; cl...
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2019-03-09
On 3rd reading, House Calendar
WVHB2718EngrossThe purpose of this bill is to require purchasers of roundwood to collect and maintain certain information. It requires sellers to provide updated information to purchases prior to purchase. It also provides criminal penalties for failure to record, ...
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2019-02-28
To Senate Natural Resources Committee
WVHB2895EngrossThe purpose of this bill is to allow crime victims to petition a court to obtain restraining orders to prevent persons who committed specified crimes against the victim from living in proximity or knowingly coming into contact the victim, if the vict...
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2019-02-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
WVSB585EngrossDefining "stalking" as repeated course of conduct
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2019-02-25
To House Judiciary Committee
WVSB563EngrossProhibiting sexual assault victim be subjected to certain physical examinations
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2019-02-18
To House Judiciary Committee
WVSB339EngrossAllowing certain persons carry pepper spray in State Capitol Complex
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2019-02-15
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB2672IntroThe purpose of this bill is to exempt honorably discharged veterans of the Armed Forces of the United States from payment of fees and costs required by this section for a license to carry deadly weapons. This exemption already applies to former law-e...
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2019-02-15
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB3108IntroThe purpose of this bill is to normalize cannabis regulation, permitting the personal use of cannabis, providing for transitional services for former cannabis offenders and providing for the expungement of cannabis offender criminal records.
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2019-02-12
To House Health & Human Resources Committee
WVHB3101IntroThe purpose of this bill is to modernize certain alcohol laws and clarify certain practices that are permitted and other practices that are prohibited.
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2019-02-12
To House Government Organization Committee
WVHB3000IntroThe purpose of this bill is to include court security officers in the definition of persons against whom obstructing an officer is a crime, adding protection for court security personnel and bailiffs as it relates to the potential to charge individua...
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2019-02-12
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB3110IntroThe purpose of this bill is to remove the statute of limitations on any misdemeanor which involves a child under 18 years of age.
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2019-02-12
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB3111IntroThe purpose of this bill is to establish a Sexual Assault Victims’ Bill of Rights and to include in the definition of sexual assault continuation of vaginal intercourse after consent has been withdrawn.
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2019-02-12
To House Health & Human Resources Committee
WVHB3124IntroThe purpose of this bill is to prohibit civil rights violations based on disability gender identity, or sexual orientation. The bill provides that evidence of constitutionally protected speech or associations is not admissible in criminal prosecution...
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2019-02-12
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB3069IntroThe purpose of this bill is to provide a limitation on certain persons possessing firearms upon property owned or leased by a chemical manufacturing facility or oil and gas refinery operating under an air quality permit issued by the West Virginia De...
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2019-02-12
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB3023IntroThe purpose of this bill is to designate home confinement officers as members of law-enforcement and to authorize home confinement officers to carry concealed firearms in certain facilities that are otherwise off limits except to law-enforcement memb...
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2019-02-12
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB3031IntroThe purpose of this bill is to permit the WVABCA to request the assistance of local law enforcement; clarifying that consumption of alcoholic liquors in public is unlawful; clarifying that West Virginia licensees can only sell liquor by the drink; cl...
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2019-02-12
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB2815EngrossThe purpose of this bill is to increase the monetary value of goods or chattels stolen to be considered grand larceny.
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2019-02-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
WVHB2979IntroThe purpose of this bill is to establish responsibility of the mine owner to seal mines; establish liability for failure to seal mines; prohibit entry into an active, sealed or abandoned mine; establish criminal penalties; and establish civil liabili...
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2019-02-11
To House Energy Committee
WVHB2959IntroThe purpose of this bill is to make certain acts of panhandling and solicitation unlawful. The bill exempts fire departments. The bill provides misdemeanor penalties.
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2019-02-11
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB2894IntroThe purpose of this bill is to create the offense of disturbing the peace by barking or howling dogs.
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2019-02-07
To House Judiciary Committee
WVSB523IntroProhibiting retailers from selling or leasing products that make certain content accessible on internet
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2019-02-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
WVSB149EngrossExempting certain veterans from concealed weapons license fees
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2019-01-31
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB2792IntroThe purpose of this bill is to prohibit activities connected with sexual abuse of an animal; establish criminal penalties; provide for forfeiture of animals, payment of associated costs, and restrictions on owning animals upon conviction.
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2019-01-31
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB2602EngrossThe 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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2019-01-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
WVHB2751IntroThe purpose of this bill is to abolish mandatory prison sentences.
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2019-01-30
To House Judiciary Committee
WVSB484IntroProhibiting civil rights violations based on gender identity or sexual orientation
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2019-01-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
WVHB2712IntroThe purpose of this bill is to provide for a death penalty and procedures and standards applicable thereto, and automatic review of the penalty, for commission of murder in the first degree. Procedures for carrying out the death sentence are establ...
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2019-01-29
To House Judiciary Committee
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