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WVC 32 - 3 - 304 A §32-3-304a. Federal covered securities.
(a) Securities for which a registration statement has been filed with the securities and exchange commission under the Securities Act of 1933 with respect to a federal covered security under section 18(b)(2) of the Securities Act of 1933 may be offered for sale or sold to residents of this state upon the commissioner's receipt of: (1) A notice as prescribed by the commissioner by rule or otherwise or in lieu thereof a copy of the issuer's federal registration statement as filed with the securities and exchange commissioner; (2) a consent to service of process signed by the issuer; and (3) payment of a fee as provided for in subsection (b), section three hundred five of this article: Provided, That up through the tenth day of October, one thousand nine hundred ninety-nine, or such other date as may be legally permissible, a federal covered security for which a fee has not been paid or promptly remedied following written notification from the commissioner to the issuer of the nonpayment or underpayment of such fees, as required by this article, shall be required to register under this article.

(b) The commissioner, by rule or otherwise, may require the filing of any or all of the following documents with respect to a federal covered security under section 18(b)(2) of the Securities Act of 1933:

(1) Prior to the initial offer of such federal covered security in this state, all documents that are part of a currentfederal registration statement filed with the securities and exchange commission under the Securities Act of 1933; and

(2) After the initial offer of such federal covered security in this state, all documents that are part of an amendment to a current federal registration statement filed with the securities and exchange commission under the Securities Act of 1933, which shall be filed concurrently with the commissioner.

(c) With respect to any security that is a federal covered security under section 18(b)(4)(D) of the Securities Act of 1933, the commissioner, by rule or order, may require the issuer to file a notice on SEC Form D and a consent to service of process signed by the issuer no later than fifteen days after the first sale of such federal covered security in this state, together with a fee as established by rule by the commissioner.

(d) The commissioner, by rule or otherwise, may require the filing of any document filed with the securities and exchange commission under the Securities Act of 1933, with respect to a federal covered security under section 18(b)(3) or (4) of the Securities Act of 1933, together with a filing fee for such document as appropriate under subsections (m) and (n), section three hundred five of this article.

(e) The commissioner may issue a stop order suspending the offer and sale of a federal covered security, except a federal covered security under section 18(b)(1) of the Securities Act of 1933, if it finds that: (1) The order is in the public interest;and (2) there is a failure to comply with any condition established under this section.

(f) The commissioner, by rule or order, may waive any or all of the provisions of this section.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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