You will find information about important, upcoming legislation pending in the WV house/senate. This page will allow you to vote on that legislation.
Vote on House Bill 4344
House Bill 4344
BY DELEGATES LANE, BYRD, ROWAN, HAMILTON, E.
EVANS, LONGSTRETH, R. MILLER, CANESTRARO AND
PUSHKIN, EVANS, A. AND ROMINE, R.
[Introduced January 29, 2018; Referred
to the Committee on Health and Human Resources
then Finance.]INTRODUCED H.B. 2018R2106
1 A BILL to amend and reenact §11-19-1 and §11-19-2 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as
2 amended, all relating to the tax on soft drinks; modifying the tax on soft drinks to apply to
3 sodas containing sugar sweeteners; increasing the tax to 2 cents per ounce on certain
4 sodas; redistributing revenue to include funding for the Public Employees Insurance
5 Agency and certain schools at West Virginia University; modifying definitions; and defining
6 new terms.
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Vote on HJR 101
House Joint Resolution 101
By Delegate Folk
[Introduced January 11, 2018; Referred
to the Committee on Finance then to the Judiciary]
Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of West Virginia amending section one, article V thereof; and amending section fifty-one, article VI thereof, all relating to the authority of the Legislature with regard to the state budget; giving the Legislature the sole authority to determine what funds are necessary for the efficient and effective operation of the legislative, executive and judicial departments; and providing a summarized statement of the purpose of such proposed amendment.
Vote on SB318
Senate Bill 318
By Senators Jeffries, Beach, Prezioso, Romano, Smith, Facemire, and Takubo[Introduced January 18, 2018; Referred
to the Committee on Health and Human Resources; and then to the Committee on Finance]
A BILL to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new section, designated §16-3-4b, relating to requiring influenza immunizations for health care workers; providing certain exceptions; defining terms; requiring persons providing influenza immunizations to present a certificate of immunization; providing civil penalties that include monetary fines; and authorizing the director to request the Attorney General or county prosecutor to institute a civil action to recover the penalty.
Vote on SB 244
Senate Bill 244
By Senators Azinger and Rucker[Introduced January 11, 2018; Referred
to the Committee on Education; and then to the Committee on the Judiciary]
A BILL to amend and reenact §61-7-11a of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to specifying the conditions where and by whom it is unlawful to possess a firearm at school-sponsored functions; identifying the area of those functions; revising the conditions when a retired law-enforcement officer may possess a firearm; prohibiting education officials from authorizing certain individuals; and providing where in a locked vehicle a firearm may be placed.
Vote on HB 2098
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House Bill Number 2098
(By Delegates Folk and Sobonya)
[Introduced February 8, 2017; Referred
to the Committee on Roads and Transportation then the Judiciary. ]
A BILL to amend and reenact §17C-5-4 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to requiring the issuance of a search warrant before a driver of a motor vehicle can be made to submit to a secondary blood test to determine the concentration of alcohol or controlled substance in his or her blood.