HB0602 (CH0787)

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2017 Regular Session



Keep Antibiotics Effective Act of 2017

Sponsored by:

Delegate Robinson


Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 787

Synopsis:Authorizing, on or after January 1, 2018, the administration of specified antimicrobial drugs to cattle, swine, or poultry if, in the professional judgment of a licensed veterinarian, the administration is necessary for specified purposes; prohibiting specified antimicrobial drugs from being administered to cattle, swine, or poultry in a specified pattern or for specified purposes; requiring the Department of Agriculture each year to collect publicly available data on the use in the State of specified antimicrobial drugs; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Robinson, Lam, Anderson, Angel, Barkley, B. Barnes, Carr, Cullison, Ebersole, Fennell, Fraser-Hidalgo, Frush, Gilchrist, Gutierrez, Healey, Hettleman, Hill, Holmes, Kaiser, Kelly, Korman, Lafferty, R. Lewis, Luedtke, McIntosh, Moon, Morales, Morhaim, Pena-Melnyk, Platt, Reznik, Sanchez, Tarlau, Turner, Valderrama, M. Washington, and K. Young
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0422
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
Environment and Transportation  View Committee HearingEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Broad Subject(s):Agriculture
Narrow Subject(s):Agriculture, Department of
Animals -see also- Birds; Dogs
Drugs -see also- Controlled Dangerous Sub; Substance Abuse
Health -see also- Mental and Behavioral Health
Meat, Poultry, Seafood -see also- Clams; Crabs; Oysters
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
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Rules and Regulations
Statutes:Article - Agriculture
(3-1001 through 3-1006)

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November 28, 2017 1:01 P.M.