Friday, June 2, 2023

Senate Completes Action on Bill Repealing Outdated Code

Today in the West Virginia State Senate, the Senators met briefly in the chambers to discuss and advance legislation.

One bill, House Bill 2835, will repeal outdated provisions of code relating to the West Virginia graduate college and Marshall University. This bill will now head to the Governor for approval.

Two other bills were passed by the Senate and now will head to the House of Delegates for their consideration. Those were Senate Bill 232, which would create a study group to make recommendations regarding diversion of persons with disabilities from criminal justice system and Senate Bill 463, which would increase the validity of CDL instruction permits. A fourth bill, Senate Bill 472, which would create a criminal offense of indecent exposure in front of minors, was laid over and will retain its place on the calendar.

All other bills on 1st and 2nd Reading the Senate Calendar for today were read and advanced.

Additionally, the Senate adopted Senate Resolution 24, designating February 6, 2023, as Domestic Violence Awareness Day in WV.

The following Senate Committees will meet today :
1 p.m.: Military (208W)
1 p.m.: Transportation and Infrastructure (451M)
2 p.m.: Agriculture and Natural Resources (208W)
3 p.m.: Judiciary (208W)
3 p.m.: Finance (451M)

The Senate is adjourned until tomorrow, Tuesday, February 7, 2023 at 11 a.m.

Additionally, the following committees will meet tomorrow morning:

9 a.m.: Government Organization (208W)
9 a.m.: Education (451M)


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