Wednesday, July 24, 2024
Wednesday, July 24, 2024

House Agriculture and Nat. Resources Considers Amendment to Constitution

The House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee met this morning to discuss the following legislation.

House Joint Resolution 1 was laid over to another meeting. The resolution would guarantee the right of the citizens of West Virginia to hunt and fish. The resolution provides that the Legislature and Division of Natural Resources pass and adopt statutes and regulations to promote wildlife conservation. The resolution provides that it does not erode laws concerning trespass or property rights.

House Bill 3122 permits certain types of rifles using an encapsulated propellant charge that loads from the breech.

House Joint Resolution 20 proposes an amendment to the WV Constitution to guarantee the right of farmers and ranchers to engage in natural, traditional, or modern farming or ranching practices in the state.

House Bill 2476 removes the authority of county farmland protection boards to acquire ownership of farm property or other properties for farm uses and protection.

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