Deer Farming

The Legislature Today
7:54 pm
Wed March 5, 2014

House Judiciary on Future Fund and Crime Victim Compensation, Local Issues in Senate, & Frack Waste

The House Judiciary Committee deals with a constitutional amendment to partner with the establishment of a Future Fund and also deals with a bill that would change awards given from the Crime Victim's Compensation Fund, Members of the Senate bring their local issues to the floor and the Natural Resources Committee sees controversy over a bill relating to deer farming. Glynis Board delivers a special report on frack waste and what researchers think is best to do with it.

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Deer Farming
4:03 pm
Wed March 5, 2014

Senator Supports Legislation Promoting Deer Farms

Sen. Daniel Hall
Credit West Virginia Legislative Photography

A Senate Committee saw controversy as House Bill 4286 was discussed.

The bill pulls the state deer farming program from the oversight of the Division of Natural Resources and puts it under the Department of Agriculture.

“The DNR has been doing everything in their power in recent years to squash that entire industry. They will not promote it, they’re trying to kill it,” said Sen. Daniel Hall in support of the legislation.

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