SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 9
(By Senators Facemyer, Anderson, Ross, Helmick, Minear,
Love, Bailey, Craigo, Edgell, Prezioso and Caldwell)
Designating the honey bee the official state insect.
Whereas, The sale of honey produced in West Virginia is an
ever-growing segment of the state's economy; and
Whereas, The honey bee represents an insect whose activity
produces more benefit to the state's economy than any other insect;
therefore, be it
Resolved by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That the Legislature hereby designates the honey bee the
official state insect; and, be it
Further Resolved, That the Clerk of the Senate is hereby
directed to forward a copy of this resolution to the Governor and
the Commissioner of Agriculture.