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January 31, 2020 - Volume 40 Issue 4

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.
 

✓ First Day - January 8, 2020: First day of session. (WV Const. Art. VI, §18)

✓ Twentieth Day - January 27, 2020: Submission of Legislative Rule-Making Review bills due. (WV Code §29A-3-12)

Thirty-fifth Day - February 11, 2020: Last day to introduce bills in the House. House Rule 91a does not apply to originating or supplementary appropriation bills, and does not apply to Senate or House resolutions or concurrent resolutions.

Forty-first Day - February 17, 2020: Last day to introduce bills in the Senate. Senate Rule 14 does not apply to originating or supplementary appropriation bills, and does not apply to Senate or House resolutions or concurrent resolutions.

Forty-seventh Day - February 23, 2020: Bills due out of committees in house of origin to ensure three full days for readings.

Fiftieth Day - February 26, 2020: Last day to consider bill on third reading in house of origin. Does not include budget or supplementary appropriation bills. (Joint Rule 5, paragraph b)

Sixtieth Day - March 7, 2020: Adjournment at Midnight. (WV Const. Art. VI, §22)

 

Members of the Senate

Representing 17 senatorial districts,

the Senate is comprised of 34 members - 14 Democrats and 20 Republicans.

Senators serve four-year terms with half of those seats up for election every two years.

Senate Leadership

President of the Senate Mitch Carmichael
President Pro Tempore: Donna J. Boley
Majority Leader: Tom Takubo
Majority Whip: Ryan Weld
Minority Leader: Roman Prezioso
Minority Whip: Corey Palumbo

Roster contact link: http://wvlegislature.gov/Senate1/roster.cfm

The House of Delegates is composed of 100 members, 41 Democrats, 58 Republicans, and 1 Independent, from 67 delegate districts throughout the state.

Delegates serve two-year terms with all of the seats in the House up for election every two years.

 

Members of the House

House Leadership

Speaker of the House: Roger Hanshaw
Speaker Pro Tempore: Daryl Cowles
Majority Leader: Amy Summers
Assistant Majority Leader: Kayla Kessinger
Majority Whip: Paul Espinosa
Assistant Majority Whips: Scott Cadle, Tom Fast, Joshua Higginbotham, Matthew Rohrbach, Steve Westfall
Minority Leader: Tim Miley
Minority Whip: Mike Caputo
Assistant Minority Whips: Sean Hornbuckle, David Pethtel, Isaac Sponaugle, Randy Swartzmiller, Lisa Zukoff

Roster contact link: http://wvlegislature.gov/House/roster.cfm

 

Source: West Virginia Legislature