Gov. Justice signs bills on intermediate court, telemedicine access, taxes for ammo manufacturers, and concealed carry permits for out-of-staters

4/9/2021

CHARLESTON, WV – Today, Gov. Jim Justice hosted a ceremonial event inside the Governor’s Reception Room in Charleston, where he signed into law four bills designed to improve West Virginians’ lives in various ways.

The Governor was joined for the event by West Virginia Senate President Craig Blair, Senate Majority Leader Tom Takubo, Senator Charles Trump, Senator Eric Tarr, along with other dignitaries joining virtually.
The first bill signed by Gov. Justice today, SB 275, creates an Intermediate Court of Appeals in West Virginia.

The second bill signed by Gov. Justice today, HB 2024, expands health care practitioners eligible to provide telehealth and permits health care providers in other states to practice telehealth in West Virginia, provided they register with the appropriate board and comply with state laws and standards.

The third bill signed by Gov. Justice today, HB 2499, provides tax credits for firearm and ammunition manufacturers while also removing the sales tax on these items as well.

The fourth and final bill signed by Gov. Justice today, HB 2793, permits individuals who live out-of-state to obtain a concealed carry permit in West Virginia.
“These are really important and bold moves,” Gov. Justice said. “It’s really great stuff and I commend all our great senators and everyone that made this happen.”

Contact Information

Jordan Damron, jordan.l.damron@wv.gov

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State Capitol, 1900 Kanawha Blvd. E
Charleston, WV 25305

Office Phone:
304.558.2000 or 1.888.438.2731

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304.558.3588

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