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Legislation


2012 Regular Session

SENATE BILL 142

File Code: Agriculture
Sponsored By:
Chair, Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs Committee (By Request - Departmental - Agriculture)
Entitled:
Secretary of Agriculture - Farm Food Safety

Synopsis:

Authorizing the Secretary of Agriculture to establish a farm quarantine for a specified purpose on a farm infected or infested with a pathogen; authorizing the Secretary to examine specified practices in accordance with specified standards, designate a specified person to conduct a specified inspection, and accept specified assistance from specified federal agencies; requiring the Secretary to deny access to specified information subject to a specified exception; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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Senate Action
1/18
First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs
1/19
Hearing 2/7 at 1:00 p.m.
1/25
Hearing cancelled
Hearing 2/14 at 1:00 p.m.
2/20
Favorable Report by Education Health and Environmental Affairs
2/21
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
2/22
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
3/31
Returned Passed
House Action
2/24
First Reading Environmental Matters
3/12
Hearing 3/28 at 1:00 p.m.
4/4
Favorable Report by Environmental Matters
3/30
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
3/31
Third Reading Passed (138-0)
Action after passage in Senate and House
4/10
Approved by the Governor
- Chapter 32

Sponsored by:

Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs Com, Chair
Departmental
Agriculture, Department of

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Agriculture, Department of
Agriculture -see also- Farmland
Animals -see also- Birds; Turtles
Disclosure
Diseases -see also- AIDS; Rabies
Farmland
Federal Government
Health -see also- Mental Health
Hearings
Inspections -see also- Motor Vehicle Inspection
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers' Licenses
Meat, Poultry, Seafood -see also- Clams; Crabs; Oysters
Public Information
Safety -see also- Occupational Safety

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Agriculture
( 2-103.1 , 10-601 , 10-602 , 10-603 , 10-607 , 10-608 )

Documents

All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled, Chapter
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered
Committee Votes :
Senate
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
House
Environmental Matters
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
Senate
February 22, 2012: Third Reading Passed (47-0)
House
March 31, 2012: Third Reading Passed (138-0)