CHARLESTON, WV -
Gov. Jim Justice issued a proclamation today calling for the West Virginia
Legislature to convene in special session at 12 p.m. on Monday, October 16,
2017, to address legislation.
Included in the special call is a bill exempting military retirement from
state personal income tax and a bill increasing the amount of credit allowed
against personal and corporation net income taxes for qualified historic
According to Mike Hall, chief of staff for the Justice Administration,
additional legislation including a bill that addresses Department of
Transportation hiring policies, is currently being worked on and may also be
presented next week or at another time in the very near future.
Monday’s special call coincides with the Legislature’s regularly interim
meetings scheduled to begin Sunday, October 15, 2017 and running through
Tuesday, October 17, 2017.