A sample of bills tabled Wednesday, February 7

Feb. 7 — MORGANTOWN — Here is a sample of bills introduced on Wednesday, Feb. 7. Local sponsors and co-sponsors are noted.

— SB 690, to establish a Commission on Agritourism in West Virginia to examine and study ways to preserve our agricultural lands and expand our agricultural tourism and agricultural economic development. Senators Charles Clements, R-Wetzel, Randy Smith, R-Tucker, Jay Taylor, R-Taylor, co-sponsors.

— SB 715, Stop the Bleed Act, requiring each county school board to develop a bleeding control program including bleeding control kits.

— HB 5503, the Resign to Run Act, providing restrictions on eligibility for public office; providing that no person shall be a candidate for more than one public office, whether federal, state, district, county, or municipal, if the terms or any part thereof run concurrently with one another; and resignation.

— HB 5504, to provide for funds from the Lottery Education Fund, the State Lottery Fund, and the Excess Lottery Fund to be used for early childhood education in the State. Co-sponsor Rep. Joe Statler, R-Monongalia.

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