Obscene Material

Libraries, Obscene Matter Bill Debated In House 

Right now, public and school libraries and museums have exemptions to West Virginia’s law against displaying or disseminating obscene material to minors. House Bill 4654 would remove those exemptions.

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Exploring Workforce Development Needs, New Energy In W.Va.

On this episode of The Legislature Today, new companies and new jobs are coming to West Virginia. And with those jobs comes the need for workforce development and new sources of energy. Curtis Tate spoke with Bill Bissett, the president of the West Virginia Manufacturers Association, and Dan Conant, founder and CEO of Solar Holler, about these issues.

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Legislative Public Hearing Set For Obscenity Bill

The legislature's first public hearing of 2024 will be Wednesday morning regarding public facilities, minors and obscene material. The public hearing comes before House Bill 4654 goes to the Judiciary Committee for debate. The proposed legislation would remove schools, public libraries and museums from the list of exemptions from criminal liability relating to distribution and display to minors of obscene material.

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