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WVSB285PassRelating to modification of cottage food laws
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2019-04-16
Chapter 3, Acts, Regular Session, 2019
WVSB323PassEstablishing revenue fund and source to support Department of Agriculture's improvement to facilities
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2019-04-16
Chapter 4, Acts, Regular Session, 2019
WVSB324PassRelating to Commissioner of Agriculture employees
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2019-04-16
Chapter 5, Acts, Regular Session, 2019
WVSB344PassRelating to operation of state-owned farms
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2019-04-16
Chapter 6, Acts, Regular Session, 2019
WVSB393PassProtecting right to farm
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2019-04-16
Chapter 7, Acts, Regular Session, 2019
WVSB402PassAuthorizing Division of Forestry investigate and enforce timber theft violations
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2019-04-16
Chapter 74, Acts, Regular Session, 2019
WVSB404PassAltering sediment control during commercial timber harvesting operations
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2019-04-16
Chapter 8, Acts, Regular Session, 2019
WVSB496PassTransferring authority to regulate milk from DHHR to Department of Agriculture
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2019-04-16
Chapter 9, Acts, Regular Session, 2019
WVSB627PassRelating generally to Rural Rehabilitation Loan Program
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2019-04-16
Chapter 10, Acts, Regular Session, 2019
WVSB657PassProviding consumer protection regarding self-propelled farm equipment
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2019-04-16
Chapter 51, Acts, Regular Session, 2019
WVSB655PassRelating to conservation districts generally
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2019-04-16
Chapter 11, Acts, Regular Session, 2019
WVHB2396PassThe purpose of this bill is to require all state-funded institutions to purchase a minimum of 20 percent of fresh produce from in-state producers.
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2019-04-11
Chapter 12, Acts, Regular Session, 2019
WVHB2694PassThe purpose of this bill is relating to the state’s ability to regulate hemp production by submitting a plan to the Secretary of Agriculture; providing for continued production of industrial hemp without an approved plan for state regulation; provi...
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2019-04-11
Chapter 13, Acts, Regular Session, 2019
WVHB2982PassThe purpose of this bill is to amend and update the laws relating to auctions by providing for definitions; providing for exemptions to license requirements; providing for June 30 as the date all licenses expire; establishing certain conditions for a...
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2019-04-11
Chapter 37, Acts, Regular Session, 2019
WVHB3021PassThe purpose of this bill is to  require the payment of all civil penalties imposed against thoroughbred horse racing licensees or permit holders to be paid into a fund for expenses associated with the post-mortem examination of all thoroughbreds th...
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2019-04-11
Chapter 131, Acts, Regular Session, 2019
WVHB3007PassThe purpose of this bill is to authorize the Commissioner of Agriculture to require certain applicants for positions with the Department of Agriculture to submit to state and federal criminal background checks.
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2019-04-11
Chapter 14, Acts, Regular Session, 2019
WVHB2837EngrossThe purpose of this bill is to provide a mechanism to allow licensing of advance deposit wagering.
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2019-03-06
To Senate Finance Committee
WVSB19EngrossRelating to Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program
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2019-02-28
To House Finance Committee
WVSB14EngrossCreating WV Farm-to-School Grant Program
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2019-02-27
To House Finance Committee
WVSB547EngrossLimiting landowner liability for recreational use of lands
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2019-02-26
To House Judiciary Committee
WVSB383EngrossCreating WV Healthy Food Crop Block Grant Program
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2019-02-25
To House Finance Committee
WVHB2901EngrossThe purpose of this bill is to allow a licensed racetrack to establish a secondary location for racetrack video lottery terminals and racetrack table games at a location within the county as approved by the lottery commission.
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2019-02-23
To Senate Finance Committee
WVSB629IntroRegulating to hemp production
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2019-02-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
WVSB639IntroRelating to salaries for Division of Forestry members
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2019-02-18
To Senate Finance Committee
WVSB619IntroAmending and updating laws relating to auctioneers
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2019-02-15
To Senate Government Organization Committee
WVSB611IntroTransferring Division of Forestry from Department of Commerce to Department of Agriculture
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2019-02-14
To Senate Government Organization Committee
WVSB612IntroAllowing establishment of secondary location for simulcast video lottery terminals
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2019-02-14
To Senate Finance Committee
WVHB2468IntroThe purpose of this bill is to establish a new special revenue fund and a funding source to support the Department of Agriculture’s efforts to make capital improvements to its facilities.
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2019-02-13
Tabled on 3rd reading, Special Calendar
WVHB2774IntroThe purpose of this bill is to protect the right to farm and protect agricultural operations from nuisance litigation if the facility has been in operation for more than one year.
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2019-02-13
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB2796IntroThe purpose of this bill is to permit the Commissioner of Agriculture to contract with local laboratories to analyze samples from industrial hemp farms to ensure that the plants do not have unlawful levels of tetrahydrocannabinol.
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2019-02-13
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB3068IntroThe purpose of this bill is to regulate sales by pet stores of dogs, cats or rabbits by requiring all such animals to be obtained from an animal control agency or shelter.
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2019-02-12
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB3108IntroThe purpose of this bill is to normalize cannabis regulation, permitting the personal use of cannabis, providing for transitional services for former cannabis offenders and providing for the expungement of cannabis offender criminal records.
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2019-02-12
To House Health & Human Resources Committee
WVHB3025IntroThe purpose of this bill is to provide for the Racing Commission to approve number of racing days requested by racing association. The bill eliminates racing day requirement to maintain video lottery license. The bill eliminates prohibition of ATM’...
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2019-02-12
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB2998IntroThe purpose of this bill is to make changes relating to agricultural and forest seeds, including adding definitions, adding to ,adding to label requirements and authorizing the commissioner to add a penalty to certificate of registration seed fees.
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2019-02-12
To House Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee
WVHB2999IntroThe purpose of this bill is to create a Special Business and Resident Incubator Permit for Agriculture Hemp and medical cannabis seed producers for the purpose of developing a vibrant cannabis seed market in this state; prohibiting civil asset forfei...
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2019-02-12
To House Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee
WVHB3004IntroThe purpose of this bill is to amend the Industrial Hemp Development Act consistent with federal law, providing the Commissioner of Agriculture to issue permits for growing industrial hemp, removing the requirement for background checks for permittee...
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2019-02-12
To House Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee
WVHB3056IntroThe purpose of this bill is to provide protections to owners of livestock and other domestic animals when the animals trespass on property of another.
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2019-02-12
To House Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee
WVHB3033IntroThe purpose of this bill is to develop a Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program Fund within the Department of Agriculture. The bill also asks that the state consider adding an additional $10 to the $20 in vouchers that eligible seniors received in ...
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2019-02-12
To House Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee
WVHB2986IntroThe purpose of this bill is to require retail pet stores to complete registration forms required by the county assessor upon the sale of a dog, The bill prohibits political subdivisions from enacting any ordinance, regulation, local policy, local res...
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2019-02-11
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB2981IntroThe purpose of this bill is to authorize the Commissioner of Agriculture to utilize other governmental entities, in addition to the State Treasurer, to service the Rural Rehabilitation Loan Program. The bill exempts the loan program from having to ut...
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2019-02-11
To House Government Organization Committee
WVHB2964IntroThe purpose of this bill is to authorize the Commissioner of Agriculture to utilize other governmental entities, in addition to the State Treasurer, to service the Rural Rehabilitation Loan Program. The bill exempts the loan program from having to ut...
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2019-02-11
To House Government Organization Committee
WVSB568IntroAuthorizing Commissioner of Agriculture to require background checks as condition of employment
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2019-02-11
To Senate Government Organization Committee
WVHB2528IntroThe purpose of this bill is to authorize the Commissioner of Agriculture to employ a general counsel and any other such personnel necessary to perform the duties of the office. This bill is recommended by the Agriculture and Rural Development Committ...
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2019-02-08
Tabled on 3rd reading, Special Calendar
WVHB2948IntroThe purpose of this bill is to create the West Virginia Agriculture Investment Fund and the West Virginia Agriculture Investment Program.
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2019-02-08
To House Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee
WVHB2900IntroThe purpose of this bill is to protect the right to farm and protect agricultural operations from nuisance litigation if the facility has been in operation for more than one year.
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2019-02-07
To House Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee
WVHB2869IntroThe purpose of this bill is to establish the West Virginia Healthy Food Crop Block Grant Program. The program will provide an incentive of up to $10,000 per year to eligible West Virginia farmers who commit to growing fruits and vegetables that serve...
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2019-02-06
To House Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee
WVSB471IntroCreating WV Farm Fresh Raw Milk Act
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2019-01-30
To Senate Agriculture and Rural Development Committee
WVHB2717IntroThe purpose of this bill is to authorize the Division of Forestry to investigate and enforce timber theft violations on all lands.
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2019-01-29
To House Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee
WVHB2714IntroThe purpose of this bill is to alter certain sediment control requirements during commercial timber harvesting operations. The bill increases the threshold amount before a logger must follow certain licensing requirements regarding sediment control. ...
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2019-01-29
To House Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee
WVHB2624IntroThe purpose of this bill is to authorize the Commissioner of Agriculture to employ a general counsel and any other such personnel necessary to perform the duties of the office.
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2019-01-24
To House Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee
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