WVC 47 - 1 A- 13
§47-1A-13. Commissioner's authority to prohibit sales; tagging
bedding or material exposed to disease "unclean."
(1) The commissioner shall order off-sale, and may so tag,
any article of bedding or material therefor, which is not tagged
as hereinbefore required or which is tagged with a tag bearing a
misleading term, description, designation or statement and no
articles or materials placed off-sale or seized by the
commissioner, or any duly authorized employee of the bedding
division, shall be sold nor shall the contents thereof be
altered, interfered with or removed in whole or in part, nor
shall the articles or contents thereof be removed from the
premises where placed off-sale or seized until such articles or
materials are released by the commissioner. All articles or
materials placed off-sale or seized shall be subject to frequent
examination by the commissioner or his duly authorized inspector.
Such articles or materials must be so placed or stored as to be
readily accessible at all times and shall be produced for
examination upon demand of the commissioner or any such employee
made upon the person or persons in charge of the establishment or
premises where such articles or materials are placed off-sale or
(2) If the commissioner or any duly authorized employee of
the bedding division shall find any article of bedding or filling
material which has been used by or about any person having an
infectious or contagious disease, he shall tag such article of
bedding or material with a tag bearing the word "unclean" in
conspicuous letters. Such tag shall not be removed except by the commissioner or such duly authorized employee.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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