Senate Introduces 145 Bills, Approves Resolutions

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The Senate met at 11:00 AM today, during which Senate bills 323-467 were introduced and referred to the appropriate committees.

During session, the Senate approved Resolution 1, which would designate dogs rescued from animal shelters as West Virginia’s state dog. The purpose of this resolution is to support adoption from animal shelters in the state.

The Senate also declared a brief recess to present Resolution 6, which recognized the Oil Marketers and Grocers Association (OMEGA) for its support for the Children’s Home Society, a nonprofit organization licensed to provide child welfare and behavioral health services in West Virginia. OMEGA hosts an annual charity golf outing and has raised thousands of dollars for this nonprofit organization.

The Senate also held the second reading of SB 94, concerning the absentee ballot for disabled voters. After technical amendments were applied, the bill was advanced, and will be up for passage tomorrow.

The Senate is adjourned until 11:00 AM tomorrow morning.

The Senate Committee on Health and Human Resources will meet at 1:00 PM in room 451M.

The Senate Government Organization Committee will meet at 2:00 PM in room 208W.

The Senate Education Committee will meet at 2:00 PM in room 451M.

The Senate Judiciary Committee will meet at 3:00 PM in room 208W.

The Senate Finance Committee will meet at 3:00 PM in room 451M.

The Senate Committee on Interstate Cooperation will meet at 10:00 AM tomorrow in room 451M.

The Senate Workforce Committee will meet at 10:00 AM tomorrow in room 208W.