WVC 19 - 2 A- 17
§19-2A-17. Authority of commissioner to enforce article;
conflicts with federal authority.
The commissioner shall be charged with the enforcement of
this article. He shall have full authority and power to make and
enforce rules and regulations necessary to carry out the
provisions of this article, and may employ such agents or other
assistants as he may deem necessary for the proper enforcement of
In the event any of the provisions or requirements of this
article should be a duplication or in conflict with the authority
exercised by the secretary of agriculture under the Packers and
Stockyard Act of the United States Congress, then the provisions
and requirements of this article shall not apply.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2012 1st Special Session