2008 Regular Session

HOUSE BILL 543

File Code: Agriculture Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 503
Sponsored By:
Delegates Stull, Bartlett, Bates, Beitzel, Bobo, Bohanan, Boteler, Burns, Cane, G. Clagett, Conway, Davis, DeBoy, Dumais, Eckardt, Elliott, Elmore, Feldman, Frank, George, Guzzone, Haddaway, Hecht, Hucker, James, Jameson, Kullen, Levy, Mathias, McComas, McDonough, McIntosh, McKee, Miller, Montgomery, Morhaim, Murphy, Myers, Norman, O'Donnell, Proctor, Riley, Rudolph, Shank, Shewell, Smigiel, Sossi, Stifler, Stukes, Weir, Weldon, and Wood
Entitled:
Agriculture - Maryland Dairy Farmer Emergency Trust Fund

Synopsis:

Establishing the Maryland Dairy Farmer Emergency Trust Fund; establishing the purpose and uses of the Fund; requiring the Secretary of Agriculture to administer the Fund; requiring that unspent or unencumbered funds in excess of $15,000,000 revert to the General Fund; and authorizing the Governor to include an appropriation for the Fund each fiscal year.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occuring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
1/31
First Reading Environmental Matters
2/6
Hearing 2/27 at 1:00 p.m.
3/10
Favorable with Amendments Report by Environmental Matters
3/11
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
3/13
Third Reading Passed (139-0)
3/28
Returned Passed
Senate Action
3/14
First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs
3/31
Favorable Report by Education Health and Environmental Affairs
3/28
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
3/29
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
Action after passage in House and Senate
4/24
Approved by the Governor
- Chapter 277

Sponsored by:

Delegate Paul S. Stull, District 4A
Delegate Joseph R. Bartlett, District 4A
Delegate Gail H. Bates, District 9A
Delegate Wendell R. Beitzel, District 1A
Delegate Elizabeth Bobo, District 12B
Delegate John L. Bohanan, Jr., District 29B
Delegate Joseph C. Boteler, III, District 8
Delegate Emmett C. Burns, Jr., District 10
Delegate Rudolph C. Cane, District 37A
Delegate Galen R. Clagett, District 3A
Delegate Norman H. Conway, District 38B
Delegate Dereck E. Davis, District 25
Delegate Steven J. DeBoy, Sr., District 12A
Delegate Kathleen M. Dumais, District 15
Delegate Adelaide C. Eckardt, District 37B
Delegate Donald B. Elliott, District 4B
Delegate D. Page Elmore, District 38A
Delegate Brian J. Feldman, District 15
Delegate William J. Frank, District 42
Delegate Ron George, District 30
Delegate Guy Guzzone, District 13
Delegate Jeannie Haddaway, District 37B
Delegate Sue Hecht, District 3A
Delegate Tom Hucker, District 20
Delegate Mary-Dulany James, District 34A
Delegate Sally Jameson, District 28
Delegate Sue Kullen, District 27B
Delegate Murray D. Levy, District 28
Delegate James N. Mathias, Jr., District 38B
Delegate Susan K. McComas, District 35B
Delegate Pat McDonough, District 7
Delegate Maggie McIntosh, District 43
Delegate Robert A. McKee, District 2A
Delegate Warren E. Miller, District 9A
Delegate Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Delegate Dan K. Morhaim, District 11
Delegate Peter Murphy, District 28
Delegate LeRoy E. Myers, Jr., District 1C
Delegate H. Wayne Norman, Jr., District 35A
Delegate Anthony J. O'Donnell, District 29C
Delegate James E. Proctor, Jr., District 27A
Delegate B. Daniel Riley, District 34A
Delegate David D. Rudolph, District 34B
Delegate Christopher B. Shank, District 2B
Delegate Tanya T. Shewell, District 5A
Delegate Michael D. Smigiel, Sr., District 36
Delegate Richard A. Sossi, District 36
Delegate Donna Stifler, District 35A
Delegate Melvin L. Stukes, District 44
Delegate Michael H. Weir, Jr., District 6
Delegate Richard B. Weldon, Jr., District 3B
Delegate John F. Wood, Jr., District 29A

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Agriculture, Department of
Agriculture -see also- Farmland
Appropriations
Grants
Loans -see also- Mortgages
Milk Products

Bill affects the following Statute:

Agriculture
( 2-1301 )

Documents:

Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled, Chapter
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments (Displayed in PDF Format):
House
Number: 560017/01     Offered on: March 11, 2008   at: 10:41 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
House
March 13, 2008: Third Reading Passed (139-0)
Senate
March 29, 2008: Third Reading Passed (46-0)