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SB580 SUB1
COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE

FOR

Senate Bill No. 580

(By Senators Facemyer, Edgell and Love)

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[Originating in the Committee on Government Organization;

reported March 23, 2005.]

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A BILL to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new section, designated §19-16-4a, relating to prohibiting political subdivisions from regulating seeds.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, be amended by adding thereto a new section, designated §19-16-4a, to read as follows:
ARTICLE 16. WEST VIRGINIA SEED LAW.
§19-16-4a. Local laws prohibited.
(a) No political subdivision may regulate the registration, packaging, labeling, sale, storage, distribution, transportation or any other use of seeds.
(b) No political subdivision may adopt or continue in effect any local laws, ordinances or regulations relating to the regulating, registration, packaging, labeling, sale, storage, distribution, transportation or any other use of seeds.
(c) Local laws, ordinances or regulations in violation of this section are void and unenforceable.
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