West Virginia Code
CHAPTER 32B. THE WEST VIRGINIA COMMODITIES ACT.
ARTICLE 3. NOTICE FILING.
(a) "Commodity broker-dealer" means any person engaged in the business of effecting transactions in commodity contracts or commodity options, as defined in article one of this chapter, for the account of others or for the person's own account.
(b) "Commodity sales representative" means any person authorized to act and that is acting for a commodity broker-dealer in effecting or attempting to effect a transaction in a commodity contract or a commodity option.
(c) All commodity broker-dealers and commodity sales representatives shall provide notice to the commissioner of securities on a form prescribed by the commissioner of securities that they are doing business in sales, offers or other nonexempt transactions involving sales of commodities. All notices shall contain such information as the commissioner of securities determines necessary or appropriate to facilitate the administration of this chapter.
(d) The notice does not constitute the granting of a license, registration or other authorization to do business under this chapter but is to be maintained as a record of those engaged in commodities transactions in the state.