Thursday, February 2, 2023

House Passes Two DNR Bills Back to Senate

Today, the House convened at 11 a.m. and passed five bills.

Senate Bill 161 authorizes the director of DNR with the written approval of the Secretary of Commerce to sell, lease, or otherwise dispose of property under the director’s control

Senate Bill 162 authorizes the director of DNR to lease state-owned pore space underlying state forests, natural and scenic areas, management areas, and other lands for carbon sequestration. The bill prohibits the leasing of pore space under state parks. It establishes a competitive bidding process.

House Bill 2018 ensures that managed care case coordinators are able to participate in multidisciplinary team meetings.

House Bill 2029 requires the full involvement of law enforcement in the person-to-person presentation of an eviction notice.

House Bill 2506 establishes a national title clearinghouse for using the DMV title system.

Action on House Bill 2017 was delayed one day. House Bill 2017 requires the sheriff, instead of CPS personnel, to serve child abuse and neglect petitions without additional compensation. An amendment is pending on House Bill 2017, which clarifies which type of petition the bill is referring to.

House Bill 2412 advanced to third reading with the right to amend. House Bill 2412 would designate November 14 as an official day of remembrance for the 75 souls lost in the 1970 Marshall University Plane Crash.

Two bills were on first reading. House Bill 2530 extends the expiration of temporary registration plates from 60 days to 90 days. House Bill 2533 allows for a permanent windshield placard to be valid for the duration of the applicant’s life, not requiring renewal.

The House is adjourned until 11 a.m. tomorrow, January 20, 2023.

Committee Meetings, Today

Committee Meetings, Tomorrow Jan. 20

 

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