H. B. 2704
(By Delegates Mahan, Palumbo,
Cann, Pino, Armstead and Overington)
[Introduced February 28, 2005; referred to the
Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources
then the Judiciary.]
A BILL to amend §64-9 of the code of West Virginia, one thousand
nine hundred thirty-one, as amended, by adding thereto a new
section, designated §1, relating to authorizing the Department
of Agriculture to promulgate a legislative rule relating to
animal disease control.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That §64-9 of the code of West Virginia, one thousand nine
hundred thirty-one, as amended, be amended by adding thereto a new
section, designated §1, to read as follows:
ARTICLE 9. AUTHORIZATION FOR MISCELLANEOUS AGENCIES AND BOARDS TO
PROMULGATE LEGISLATIVE RULES.
§64-9-1. Department of Agriculture.
The legislative rule filed in the state register on the
twenty-seventh day of August, two thousand four, under the
authority of section two, article nine, chapter nineteen, of this
code, modified by the Department of Agriculture to meet the
objections of the legislative rule-making review committee and refiled in the state register on the nineteenth day of November,
two thousand four, relating to the Department of Agriculture
(animal disease control, 61 CSR 1), is authorized.
NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to authorize the Department
of Agriculture to promulgate a legislative rule relating to Animal
This section is new; therefore, strike-throughs and
underscoring have been omitted.