A House Concurrent Resolution to create a mileage-based transportation funding task force to determine the feasibility of implementing a road-user fee instead of the gas tax died when the legislature adjourned for the year.
Legislation to allow a camping or fifth-wheel trailer more than 25 years old to be permanently registered for a $52.50 fee was approved by the Senate Transportation Committee, and will now be sent to the Senate floor for a vote by all members.
Legislation to create a special procedure for a person in possession of an abandoned antique vehicle to apply for and receive title to the vehicle was signed into law by Governor Jim Justice.
Legislation to require the state to create a searchable digital road map which indicates the condition of public roads was signed into law by Governor Jim Justice.
Legislation to empower two or more contiguous counties to form regional authorities to establish new recreational trail systems and management programs tailored to the needs of their communities was vetoed by Governor Jim Justice after being approved by the West Virginia House and Senate.
The U.S. House of Representatives narrowly passed a bill to repeal and replace portions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), more commonly referred to as Obamacare.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed the “Working Families Flexibility Act of 2017” (HR 1180), which would allow private-sector employers to provide their workers the option of receiving an hour-and-a-half of comp time or time-and-a-half pay for overtime hours worked.
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Legislation to require new-car dealers to provide purchasers a statement declaring it is illegal for manufacturers/dealers to void a warranty or deny coverage because aftermarket or recycled parts were installed died without committee consideration when the legislature adjourned for the year.
Legislation to remove the requirement that a motor vehicle must display a registration plate on the front of the motor vehicle was introduced and referred to the Joint Transportation Committee.