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February 22, 2013 - Volume 33 Issue 5


Senate Bill 116. Relating to crimes against property involving graffiti. Originating in House Judiciary.

Senate Bill 129. Making failure to wear safety belts primary offense. Referred to Senate Judiciary. (First reference to Senate Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.)

Senate Bill 145.  Amending election complaint procedures. Senate Second Reading Feb. 22.

House Bill 2178. Authorizing licensing boards to require applicants to submit to criminal background checks. Referred to House Judiciary. (First reference to House Government Organization.)

House Bill 2434. Relating to compensation in the magistrate court system. House of Delegates adopted.  Referred to Senate Judiciary.

House Bill 2471. Prohibiting the restriction or otherwise lawful possession, use, carrying, transfer, transportation, storage or display of a firearm or ammunition during a declared state of emergency.  Third Reading House Calendar.



√ Opening Day - January 9, 2013: Assemble to organize by election of officers and open and publish election returns. (WV Const. Art. VI, §18)

√ First Day - February 13, 2013: First day of session. (WV Const. Art. VI, §18)

Twentieth Day - March 4, 2013: Submission of Legislative Rule-Making Review bills due. (WV Code §29A-3-12)

Forty-first Day - March 25, 2013: Last day to introduce bills in the Senate and the House. (Senate Rule 14), (House Rule 91a) Does not apply to originating or supplementary appropriation bills. Does not apply to Senate or House resolutions or concurrent resolutions.

Forty-seventh Day - March 31, 2013: Bills due out of committees in house of origin to ensure three full days for readings.

Fiftieth Day - April 3, 2013: Last day to consider bill on third reading in house of origin. Does not include budget or supplementary appropriation bills. (Joint Rule 5b)

Sixtieth Day - April 13, 2013: Adjournment at midnight. (WV Const. Art. VI, §22)