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WVHB4438PassRelating to the licensing of advance deposit wagering
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2020-04-15
Chapter 150, Acts, Regular Session, 2020
WVHB4634PassSouthern West Virginia Lake Development Study Commission Act
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2020-04-15
Chapter 105, Acts, Regular Session, 2020
WVHB4693PassExpanding the scope of the Veterans to Agriculture Program
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2020-04-15
Chapter 4, Acts, Regular Session, 2020
WVSB490PassRelating to protection of animal and crop facilities
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2020-04-14
Chapter 86, Acts, Regular Session, 2020
WVSB491PassRelating to Seed Certification Program
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2020-04-14
Chapter 3, Acts, Regular Session, 2020
WVSB798EngrossRequiring dairy foods processed in state be added to list of items to be purchased by state-funded institutions
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2020-02-26
To House Finance Committee
WVSB728EngrossExempting all property used for agricultural purposes from county property maintenance codes or ordinances
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2020-02-25
To House Government Organization Committee
WVSB285IntroEliminating WV Greyhound Breeding Development Fund
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2020-02-19
Rejected by Senate (Roll No. 180)
WVHB4180IntroRelating to the seed certification program within the Department of Agriculture
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2020-02-11
To House Government Organization Committee
WVHB4800IntroTransferring the Division of Forestry from the Department of Commerce to the Department of Agriculture
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2020-02-11
To House Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee
WVHB4880IntroProviding increased protections for the welfare of domestic animals
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2020-02-11
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB4769IntroGreyhound Racing Industry Viability Assessment Act
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB4744IntroRelating to the powers and duties of the West Virginia Commissioner of Highways
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2020-02-07
To House Government Organization Committee
WVSB592IntroRelating to disposition of industrial hemp
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2020-01-22
To Senate Agriculture and Rural Development Committee
WVHB4169IntroRelating to the protection of animal and crop facilities
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2020-01-14
To House Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee
WVSB320IntroCreating WV Farm Fresh Dairy Act
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2020-01-13
To Senate Health and Human Resources Committee
WVHB4095IntroDefining the term milk
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2020-01-10
To House Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee
WVSB244IntroModifying Industrial Hemp Development Act
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2020-01-09
To Senate Agriculture and Rural Development Committee
WVSB181IntroRelating to Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program
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2020-01-09
To Senate Agriculture and Rural Development Committee
WVSB182IntroCreating WV Healthy Food Crop Block Grant Program
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2020-01-09
To Senate Agriculture and Rural Development Committee
WVSB173IntroCreating WV Farm-to-School Grant Program
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2020-01-09
To Senate Agriculture and Rural Development 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
WVSB18IntroCreating WV Healthy Food Crop Block Grant Program
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2020-01-08
To Senate Agriculture and Rural Development 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
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
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
To House Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee
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
To House Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee
WVSB45IntroRequiring teaching of agricultural science education course
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2020-01-08
To Senate Education 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
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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2020-01-08
To House Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee
WVHB4023IntroAllowing county commissions to require the registration of cats
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2020-01-08
To House Political Subdivisions 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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2020-01-08
To House Government Organization Committee
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
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
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
To House Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee
WVHB4065IntroRelating to donations to West Virginia 4 H Program or the Future Farmers of America when renewing driver's license
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2020-01-08
To House Technology and Infrastructure 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
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
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
To House Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee
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