Bills Pending West Virginia House Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee

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WVHB4407IntroExempting from the sales tax all-terrain vehicles and utility terrain vehicles used as farm equipment
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2020-01-17
To House Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee
WVHB4381IntroRelating to lifetime hunting, fishing and trapping licenses for adopted children
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2020-01-16
To House Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee
WVSCR1EngrossDesignating dogs adopted from animal shelters and rescues as WV official state dog
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2020-01-15
To House Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee
WVHB4180IntroRelating to the seed certification program within the Department of Agriculture
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2020-01-14
To House Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee
WVHB4169IntroRelating to the protection of animal and crop facilities
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2020-01-14
To House Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee
WVHB4263IntroCommissioner of Agriculture, hemp products
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2020-01-14
To House Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee
WVHB4127IntroRelating generally to hunting and fishing
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2020-01-13
To House Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee
WVHB4116IntroPermitting the tracking of wounded or injured deer or bear with leashed dogs
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2020-01-13
To House Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee
WVHB4095IntroDefining the term milk
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2020-01-10
To House Agriculture & Natural Resources 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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2020-01-08
To House Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee
WVHB2149IntroThe purpose of this bill is to allow the Farm-To-Food Bank Tax Credit to equal 100 percent of the value of the donated edible agricultural products when the value is $2,500 or less.
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2020-01-08
To House Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee
WVHB2582IntroThe purpose of this bill is to exempt all veterans of the Armed Forces or any reserve component thereof from having to have hunting, trapping and fishing licenses.
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2020-01-08
To House Agriculture & Natural Resources 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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2020-01-08
To House Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee
WVHB3053IntroThe purpose of this bill is to require the Director of the Division of Natural Resources to propose rules for hunting antlered deer.
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2020-01-08
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WVHB2043IntroThe purpose of this bill is to require the moneys collected from the sale of timber realized through management of the state-owned forests and parks be distributed on a pro rata basis to the specific forest or park that was timbered. The bill creates...
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2020-01-08
To House Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee
WVHB2663IntroThe purpose of this bill is to exempt buildings or structures utilized exclusively for agricultural purposes from the provisions of the State Building Code which may be adopted by any county or municipality.
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2020-01-08
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WVHB2151IntroThe purpose of this bill is to change the beginning and expiration of hunting and fishing licenses from the last day of the calendar year for which they were issued to the last day of the month the licensee was born.
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2020-01-08
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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2020-01-08
To House Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee
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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2020-01-08
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WVHB4029IntroCreating a Class VI hunting permit to safely accommodate visually impaired hunters
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2020-01-08
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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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2020-01-08
To House Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee
WVHB2858IntroThe purpose of this bill is to permit the use of a net, not exceeding 12 feet in radius, to take bait fish.
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2020-01-08
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WVHB2578IntroThe purpose of this bill is to allow children in the custody of the state in any foster home, group home or other facility or residence to hunt and fish without a license.
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2020-01-08
To House Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee
WVHB2461IntroThe purpose of this bill is to amend the statute relating to cruelty to animals. The bill provides definitions of “food”, “water”, “shelter” and “treatment”. It provides specifics for tethering an animal. The bill includes for s...
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2020-01-08
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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2020-01-08
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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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2020-01-08
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WVHB2140IntroThe purpose of this bill is to provide a ten percent discount to West Virginia residents for lodging, camping and other recreation activities at state parks and forests.
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2020-01-08
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WVHB2643IntroThe purpose of this bill is to enact the West Virginia Farm Fresh Raw Milk Act. The bill authorizes the production and sale of raw milk by milk producers, requires producers to use best sanitary milking and milk handling practices, and establishes sa...
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2020-01-08
To House Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee
WVHB2030IntroThe purpose of this bill is to permit honorably discharged veterans to hunt, trap or fish in this state without first obtaining a license.
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2020-01-08
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WVHB2097IntroThe purpose of this bill is to permit year-round hunting of coyotes using artificial light or night vision technology and to permit hunting of coyotes at any hour.
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2020-01-08
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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2020-01-08
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WVHB2404IntroThe purpose of this bill is to provide an increase in compensation for natural resources police officers.
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2020-01-08
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WVHB2644IntroThe purpose of this bill is to allow an owner of Japanese quail (Coturnix Quail and Button Quail) to keep them as pets without having to obtain a license for a private game farm.
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2020-01-08
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WVHB2442IntroThe purpose of this bill is to provide an increase in compensation for conservation officers.
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2020-01-08
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WVHJR8IntroRight to Hunt and Fish in West Virginia Amendment
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2020-01-08
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WVHB3032IntroThe purpose of this bill is to permit the use of bolts and arrows not less than 16 inches with a broad head when hunting with a crossbow.
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2020-01-08
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WVHB2150IntroProviding a fee discount for certain nonresident hunting, fishing and trapping licenses for native nonresidents
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2020-01-08
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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2020-01-08
To House Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee
WVHB2438IntroThe purpose of this bill is to include Division of Forestry employees eligible for survivor benefits as other first responders if they are killed while engaging in wildland fire fighting. This an Interim Committee bill recommended for introduction an...
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2020-01-08
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WVHJR25IntroThe purpose of this resolution is to provide the people with the right to clean air, pure water, and maintenance of our State’s natural resources for current and future generations.
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2020-01-08
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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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2020-01-08
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WVHB2119IntroThe purpose of this bill is to prohibit the performing of a onychectomy (declawing) or flexor tendonectomy procedure on a cat or other animal.
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2020-01-08
To House Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee
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