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2015 Regular Session



Farmers' Rights Act

Sponsored by:

Delegate Fraser-Hidalgo


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn

Synopsis:Establishing requirements for the form and content of specified livestock production contracts; requiring livestock production contracts to be reviewed by the Attorney General; establishing that contract producers have specified rights; prohibiting specified contractors from engaging in or allowing their employees or agents to engage in specified practices; establishing specified civil and criminal penalties for violation of the Act; providing for enforcement of the Act; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Fraser-Hidalgo, Anderson, Carr, Frush, Gutierrez, Lam, A. Miller, Pena-Melnyk, S. Robinson, Smith, Tarlau, and M. Washington
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0532
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2015
Environment and Transportation
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
Court Costs
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
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
Interstate Affairs
Investments -see also- Securities
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers' Licenses
Liens -see also- Mechanics' Liens
Loans -see also- Mortgages
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
Refuse Disposal -see also- Recycling
Rules and Regulations
Theft -see also- Shoplifting
Weights and Measures
Work, Labor and Employment -see also- Col Barg; Holiday; etc
Statutes:Article - Commercial Law
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October 24, 2017 4:45 P.M.