WEST virginia legislature
2019 regular session
House Bill 2459
By Delegate Shott, Capito, Kessinger, Mandt, Fleischauer, Pushkin, Byrd, Robinson, Brown, S. and Lovejoy
[Introduced January 16, 2019; Referred
to the Committee on the Judiciary.]
A BILL to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new section, designated §9-2-3a, relating to exercising authority to exempt individuals domiciled within the state from certain restrictions contained in federal law.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
ARTICLE 2. COMMISSIONER OF HUMAN SERVICES; POWERS; DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES GENERALLY
§9-2-3a. Authorized exemption from federal law.
Pursuant to the authority and option granted by 21 U.S.C. §862a(d)(1)(A) to the states, West Virginia exempts all individuals domiciled within the state from the application of 21 U.S.C. §862a(a)(2).
NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to exercise authority to exempt individuals domiciled within the state from certain restrictions contained in federal law.
Strike-throughs indicate language that would be stricken from a heading or the present law and underscoring indicates new language that would be added.