WVRSOL Opposes SB-187: New School Employees’ Felony

By Philip . . . WVRSOL has provided written testimony in opposition to SB-187 Creating new criminal offenses of sexual contact, intrusion, or abuse of students by school employee OPPOSITION Response to SB 187 Creating new criminal offenses of sexual contact, intrusion, or abuse of students by school employee January 27, 2023 Senate Judiciary Committee: West Virginians for Rational Sexual…

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WVRSOL Opposes SB-120: Annual Registration Fee

By Philip . . . WVRSOL has provided written testimony in opposition to SB-120 Requiring registered sex offenders [to] pay [an] annual fee   OPPOSITION Response to SB 120 Requiring registered sex offenders pay annual fee January 27, 2023 Senate Judiciary Committee: West Virginians for Rational Sexual Offence Laws (WVRSOL) is a West Virginia non-profit association and affiliate of the National…

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WVRSOL joins NARSOL in Opposition to U.S. Senate SB3951, the PROTECT Act of 2022

By Philip . . . WVRSOL has joined NARSOL in Opposition to U.S. Senate SB3951, the PROTECT Act of 2022. You may read NARSOL’s opposition post here and the associated opposition letter here. WVRSOL has mailed individual letters of opposition to U.S. Senate SB3951 to the U.S. Judiciary Committee members and West Virginia Senators Joe Manchin, III and Shelley More…

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Senate Judiciary Committee Introduces and Senate Engrosses SB728 in a 33 – 0 Vote

By Philip . . . On February 28th of the 2022 legislative session, the Senate Judiciary Committee introduced SB 728, quickly read it three times, passed, and engrossed it in the Senate 33 – 0. On March 2nd, SB728 has forwarded to the House and the House Judiciary Committee. If passed, the bill would have required all West Virginia registered…

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WVRSOL opposes HB 2380 banning registrants from driving taxis, rideshare, limousines, and buses—

By Philip . . . WVRSOL opposes HB 2380 with written testimony. House Republicans ( Westfall, Queen, and Hott) introduced HB 2380 a BILL to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new section, designated §17-29-19, relating to banning convicted sex offenders from operating buses, limousines, amusement rides, and taxicabs, including Uber/Lyft ride-sharing services.…

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