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WVC 19 - 4 - 1 §19-4-1. Definitions.

               As used in this article:

               (a) "Agricultural products" means horticultural, viticultural, forestry, dairy, livestock, poultry, bee and any farm products in their natural form or processed.

               (b) "Goods and services" means food and beverages, arts and crafts, woodworking and furniture-making, and recycling, composting and repurposing materials.

               (c) "Member" means a member of an association without capital stock and a holder of common stock in an association organized with capital stock.

               (d) "Cooperative association" or "association" means any corporation organized under this article. Each association shall also comply with the requisite business corporation provisions of chapter thirty-one-d or thirty-one-f of this code, or the nonprofit corporation provisions of chapter thirty-one-e of this code.

               Except within a thirty-five mile radius of a facility that has been permitted and classified by the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection as a mixed waste processing resource recovery facility, a recycling cooperative association may be organized as a nonprofit corporation pursuant to chapter thirty-one-e of this code. Any such recycling cooperative association is limited to owning or using one motor vehicle for the collection and transportation of recyclable goods. The recyclable goods must be generated by members of the recycling cooperative association.

               (e) "Qualified person" means a person who is engaged in the producing, preserving, harvesting, drying, processing, manufacturing, canning, packing, grading, storing, handling, utilizing, marketing, financing, selling, distributing, shipping, procuring or providing of agricultural products, or other goods and services, or the by-products thereof.

               (f) "Qualified activity" means those engaged in the producing, preserving, harvesting, drying, processing, manufacturing, canning, packing, grading, storing, handling, utilizing, marketing, financing, selling, distributing, shipping, procuring or providing of agricultural products, or other goods and services, or the by-products thereof.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2015 Regular Session
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