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2015 Regular Session



Agriculture - Cattle, Swine, and Poultry - Use of Antimicrobial Drugs

Sponsored by:

Delegate Robinson, S.


In the House - Hearing 3/13 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Prohibiting a person from engaging in the nontherapeutic use of medically important antimicrobial drugs in specified cattle, swine, and poultry on or after October 1, 2016; requiring a specified farm operation to submit specified information under specified circumstances to the Department of Agriculture on or before October 1 each year, beginning on or before October 1, 2017; authorizing the Secretary of Agriculture to impose a specified penalty; providing for the application of the Act; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates S. Robinson, Angel, Barkley, Beidle, Campos, Fraser-Hidalgo, Frush, Gaines, Hettleman, Kelly, Lam, Lierman, and Platt
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0463
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2015
Environment and Transportation  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Agriculture
Narrow Subject(s):Agriculture, Department of
Agriculture -see also- Farmland
Animals -see also- Birds; Turtles
Drugs -see also- Controlled Dangerous Sub; Substance Abuse
Meat, Poultry, Seafood -see also- Clams; Crabs; Oysters
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Statutes:Article - Agriculture
(3-1001 through 3-1005)

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October 24, 2017 4:43 P.M.