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Legislative interim meetings include vote on draft resolution concerning inventory tax

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Two days of legislative interim committee meetings will give state lawmakers a head start on the beginning of the 60-day legislative session later this week.

Thirty meetings are set for Monday and Tuesday at the state capitol. The regular session begins at noon Wednesday.

See interim schedule here

A meeting Monday at 9 a.m. by the Joint Committee on Finance will include a draft resolution of a constitutional amendment to remove the state Inventory Tax. The committee will get a state financial update from officials from the Justice administration.

Former Glenville State College President William Simmons will speak to members of the Joint Committee on Education Monday about increasing training for teachers.

The Committee on Health is scheduled to vote on draft legislation Monday afternoon dealing with proposed changes to the adoption process along with updating foster care laws.

State Transportation Secretary Byrd White will be back before lawmakers Tuesday morning to talk about the latest developments on the Pritchard Heartland Gateway Intermodal facility.

The Joint Committee on Flooding and the Committee on Government and Finance are also scheduled to meet Tuesday.

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