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2018 Regular Session



Agriculture – Palmer Amaranth – Study

Sponsored by:

Delegate Ghrist


In the Senate - Hearing 3/20 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Requiring the Department of Agriculture to conduct a study to assess the adverse financial impact of the invasive weed Palmer amaranth on the agricultural industry in the State and to determine the necessary actions each stakeholder must take to reduce the impact and the cost of each action; and requiring the Department to consult with certain representatives in conducting the study and to submit its findings and recommendations to the Governor and the General Assembly by December 1, 2018.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Ghrist, Adams, Arentz, Jacobs, and Mautz
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): June 1, 2018
Environment and Transportation  View Committee HearingEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Broad Subject(s):Agriculture
Narrow Subject(s):Agriculture, Department of
Agriculture -see also- Farmland
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Hazardous and Toxic Substances -see also- Asbestos; Radiatn
Highway Administration, State
Industry and Technology

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March 16, 2018 1:39 P.M.