As the WV Legislature continues to meet, CHEWV has identified several enrolled Bills that may be of interest to our members.
SB 292 Creating income tax credits for certain educational expenses – is sponsored by Senator Robert Karnes. It would allow a $500 credit per homeschool student. This bill is currently in the Finance Committee.
The Tim Tebow Bill has been introduced by Senators Charles Trump and Ed Gaunch. SB 105 allowing a nonpublic school student to participate in public school athletics is currently in Education and Judiciary Committees.
There are several other Bills that may be of interest to various groups of our members. These Bills are currently in different phases of the legislative process and can be read on the WV Legislature’s Bill Status link.
SB 10/HB 4004 Unborn Child Protection Act
SB 11/HB4012 Freedom of Conscious Act
HB 2870 Tax Credit for Parents (Do not Confuse with Bill mentioned above)
HB 2942 Modify the Definition of Child Abuse
HB 4018 Incentive for Public School to Make Facilities Available After Hours
HB 4024 Prohibiting Use of Smarter Balance (Common Core)