Senate Committee on Health and Human Resources

Abortion Legislation
4:15 pm
Tue March 4, 2014

Senate Committee Amends House Abortion Bill

Women's organization West Virgina Free and supporters protest House Bill 4588 outside of the Senate Chamber.
Credit Ashton Marra / West Virginia Public Broadcasting

The women’s organization West Virginia Free gathered more than 50 supporters outside the state Senate Chambers to protest House Bill 4588, the pain capable unborn child protection act.

The bill was taken up in the Senate Health and Human Resources Committee and amended Tuesday, changing the felony charge for performing an abortion to a misdemeanor with a possible fine of up to $4,000.

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Pseudoephedrine Legislation
4:44 pm
Tue February 4, 2014

Senate Furthers Bill to Decrease Meth Labs in W.Va.

Credit Martin Valent / WV Legislative Photography

The Senate Committee on Health and Human Resources was the first to take action on Senate Bill 6 Tuesday, regulating the sale of drug products used in the manufacturing of methamphetamine.

Senate Bill 6:

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