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2016 Regular Session



Farmers' Rights Act

Sponsored by:

Delegate Washington, M.


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation

Synopsis:Establishing that specified contracts for the production of livestock impose a specified obligation of good faith on all parties; requiring specified production contracts to include a specified disclosure statement and cover sheet containing specified information; requiring specified production contracts to comply with specified standards; authorizing a specified producer to cancel a production contract within a specified period of time; providing that specified provisions in a production contract are void and unenforceable; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates M. Washington, Carr, Frush, Gutierrez, Kelly, Lam, Moon, Morales, Pena-Melnyk, S. Robinson, Smith, and Tarlau
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Environment and Transportation  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Commercial Law - Generally
Narrow Subject(s):Agents and Brokers
Agriculture -see also- Farmland
Animals -see also- Birds; Turtles
Attorneys' Fees
Attorney General
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Contractors -see also- Heating & Cooling; Home Improvement
Contracts -see also- Land Installment Contracts; Procurement
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Fines -see also- Penalties and Sentences
Food -see also- Kosher; Meat, Poultry, Seafood; Milk
Fraud -see also- Forgery
Health -see also- Mental Health
Interstate Affairs
Investments -see also- Securities
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers' Licenses
Liens -see also- Mechanics' Liens
Meat, Poultry, Seafood -see also- Clams; Crabs; Oysters
Mediation -see also- Arbitration
News Media
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Postal Service
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Rules and Regulations
Safety -see also- Occupational Safety
Salaries and Compensation -see also- Overtime; Reimb. Rates
Theft -see also- Shoplifting
Weights and Measures
Work, Labor and Employment -see also- Col Barg; Holiday; etc
Statutes:Article - Commercial Law
(24-101 through 24-901)

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October 24, 2017 5:06 P.M.