WVC 19 - 2 - 4
For the purpose of protecting the health of the state and to
prevent the infection, contamination or reduction in the
standards of products produced within the state, the commissioner
of agriculture may, acting within the police power of the state,
inspect and establish quarantines over all agricultural products
and the means of their importation. In the establishment of such
quarantine or inspection the commissioner shall give notice in
writing of such quarantine or inspection area, specify its
boundaries, the duration of the inspection, and the purpose
thereof, and provide for notification of the proper authorities
and the posting of the area.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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