Bills

March 18, 2011 - Volume 31 Issue 18

Bills

Legislative Record
The less people know about how sausage and laws are made, the better they'll sleep at night” – Attributed to Otto von Bismarck (1815-1898), Prussian prime minister.

 

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Bill Derby March 18, 2011

The following is a list of Senate and House education and education-related bills having been adopted during the First Regular Session of the 80th West Virginia Legislature.

The listing is based on information provided by the West Virginia Legislature on its official website - http://www.legis.state.wv.us

Note: Except as otherwise noted, bills are listed by short title. If the Enrolled Bill language is available - as with most bills - the appropriate reference is included. Similarly, in cases where the Enrolled Bill language is not available this information also is noted.

For more information, contact the W. Va. School Board Association or visit the W. Va. Legislature's official website, http://www.legis.state.wv.us Contact WVSBA by using the following address: info@wvsba.org - Howard M. O'Cull, Ed.D., Editor.

 

 

 

General

School Safety

 

  • Senate Bill 228. Creating Local Solution Dropout Prevention and Recovery Act. Legislative action completed. Reference: http://www.legis.state.wv.us/Bill_Status/bills_text.cfm?billdoc=SB228%20SUB1%20ENR.htm&yr=2011&sesstype=RS&i=228

  • House Bill 3225. Expanding the definition of harassment, intimidation or bullying. Legislative action completed. Reference: Enrolled bill not available.

  • House Concurrent Resolution 45. Conducting a study on the educational and communication barriers facing children in West Virginia who are deaf or hard of hearing and their families. Legislative action completed. Reference: Enrolled resolution not available.

  • House Resolution 12. Encouraging West Virginia's middle and high schools to help promote breast cancer awareness by hosting "pink" sports and recreational events during the month of October. Legislative action completed. Reference: Enrolled resolution not available.  

 

 

Governmental Entities

  • Senate Bill 373. Requiring state School Building Authority of West Virginia to allocate and expend certain moneys for vocational programs at comprehensive middle schools. House Finance Adopted March 10. Reference: Enrolled bill not available.
     

 

 

 

  • House Bill 3163. Relating to Workers’ Compensation programs of state government entities. Legislative action completed. Reference: Enrolled bill not available.
     

Education-related