SB424 SFAT Sypolt #1 2-25

Lazell 7824

 

Senator Sypolt moved to amend the bill by striking out the title and substituting therefor a new title, to read as follows:

Eng. Com. Sub. for Senate Bill 424A Bill to repeal 19-1-10 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended; to repeal 19-2C-1, 19-2C-2, 19-2C-3, 19-2C-3a, 19-2C-3b, 19-2C-4, 19-2C-5, 19-2C-5a, 19-2C-5b, 19-2C-6, 19-2C-6a, 19-2C-6b, 19-2C-6c, 19-2C-7, 19-2C-8, 19-2C-8a, 19-2C-9, 19-2C-9a, and 19-2C-10 of said code; to repeal 19-15-11 of said code; to amend and reenact 11-13DD-3 of said code; to amend and reenact 19-1-4a and 19-1-11 of said code; to amend said code by adding thereto a new section, designated 19-1-13; to amend and reenact 19-9-7a of said code; to amend and reenact 19-12E-4 and 19-12E-5 of said code; to amend and reenact 19-15A-4 of said code; to amend and reenact 19-16-6 of said code; to amend and reenact 19-16A-21 of said code; to amend and reenact 19-20C-3 of said code; to amend and reenact 19-36-5 of said code; and to amend said code by adding thereto a new article, designated 30-43-1, 30-43-2, 30-43-3, 30-43-3a, 30-43-3b, 30-43-4, 30-43-5, 30-43-5a, 30-43-5b, 30-43-6, 30-43-6a, 30-43-6b, 30-43-6c, 30-43-7, 30-43-8, 30-43-8a, 30-43-9, 30-43-9a, 30-43-10, 30-43-11, and 30-43-12, all relating generally to the 2022 Farm Bill; increasing the West Virginia Farm-to-Food bank tax credit; allowing for retroactive application of the tax credit; allowing the Commissioner of Agriculture to accept certain funds and property from federal agencies, individuals, and certain businesses; repealing requirement for Social Security numbers on applications; removing requirement that commissioner file annual report on rural rehabilitation loan program with Joint Committee on Government and Finance; requiring commissioner to file annual report detailing department activities with President of the Senate, Speaker of the House, and Joint Committee on Government and Finance and sending copy to archives and history; requiring license from state to produce industrial hemp; repealing auctioneers article and transferring regulation of auctioneers from Department of Agriculture to Secretary of State effective July 1, 2023; changing the National Animal Identification System to the Animal Disease Traceability Program; requiring license from state to produce industrial hemp; allowing commissioner to recognize hemp license issued by the USDA; repealing publication requirement for fertilizer law; removing requirement that commissioner publish annual report on the liming material law; removing requirement that commissioner publish and distribute annual report on seed law; allowing commissioner to deny, suspend, modify, or revoke license or application for license for violation, conviction, or penalty assessment under a certain federal act; removing requirement that commissioner file annual spay and neuter report with Joint Committee on Government and Finance; providing that agritourism on land classified as agricultural does not change use of land for zoning purposes; providing that agritourism business may use certain facilities for certain events without complying with fire codes; creating article transferring regulation of auctioneers from the Department of Agriculture to the Secretary of State effective July 1, 2023; providing for definitions; license requirement; exceptions; license application procedure; rulemaking; special revenue fund; bond requirement; requirements for auctioneer and apprentice auctioneer license; examination and background check of applicants; investigation of complaints; duties and responsibilities of apprentice auctioneer and sponsoring auctioneer; procedure for obtaining reciprocal or nonresident licenses; orders and hearings and review by secretary; penalties; suspension, denial, or revocation of licenses; auctioneer contracts; escrow accounts; advertising; effective date of article; and honoring prior licenses and pending applications.

 

 

 

Adopted

Rejected