SB0422 (CH0788)

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2017 Regular Session



Keep Antibiotics Effective Act of 2017

Sponsored by:

Senator Pinsky


Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 788

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
All Sponsors:Senators Pinsky, Nathan-Pulliam, Benson, Conway, Currie, Feldman, Ferguson, Guzzone, Kelley, King, Lee, Madaleno, Manno, Muse, Ramirez, Robinson, Rosapepe, Smith, Young, Zucker, and Astle
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0602
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee HearingEnvironment and Transportation  View Committee Hearing
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 1:10 P.M.