WV HB2919 | 2023 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 8-0)
Status: Introduced on January 23 2023 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2023-01-23 - To House Judiciary
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


The purpose of this bill is to create the Sexually Oriented Businesses Regulation Act. The bill prohibits adult video stores and adult arcades. The bill provides for legislative findings. The bill provides for definitions. The bill prohibits adult video stores and adult arcades from physical operation within the state. The bill provides for preemption. Finally, the bill provides for violations.

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To ban adult-oriented stores from operating physical locations in West Virginia



2023-01-23HouseTo House Judiciary
2023-01-23HouseIntroduced in House
2023-01-23HouseTo Judiciary
2023-01-23HouseFiled for introduction


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
618G1New CodeSee Bill Text
618G2New CodeSee Bill Text
618G3New CodeSee Bill Text
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