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A sampling of bills introduced Friday, March 5

MORGANTOWN – Here is a sampling of bills and resolutions introduced Friday, March 5. Local lead sponsors and co-sponsors, if any, are noted.

  • SB 570, the Campus Self Defense Act, a new try at campus carry, to allow a person who holds a current and valid license to carry a concealed deadly weapon to carry such a weapon on the campus and in the buildings of a state institution of higher education. Sen. Randy Smith, R-Tucker, co-sponsor.
  • SB 582, to lower the legal age of someone employed by a licensee to sell or deliver wine from 18 to 16. Sen. Mike Caputo, D-Marion, lead sponsor.
  • SB 583, to increase the required medical coverage relating to autism spectrum disorders. Caputo, lead sponsor; Sen. Bob Beach, D-Monongalia, co-sponsor.
  • HB 2933, s to create the Anti-Discrimination Against Israel Act. Delegate Amy Summers, R-Taylor, co-sponsor.
  • SB 565, 40 pages of election measures including require a runoff election concurrently with the general election for nonpartisan judicial races when no candidate received at least 50% of votes cast in the primary; and permit eligible citizens the affirmative option to choose whether to register to vote while at any Department of Motor Vehicles office.
  • HB 2951, to repeal the business and occupation or privilege tax.
  • HB 2956, to allow for licensed food trucks to be able to sell food and drinks on the Capitol Complex on days that the Capitol Complex Cafeteria is closed.

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