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2013 Regular Session
Overview
At the request of:
Chief Sponsors: Representative Boone, Holvey
Regular Sponsors: Representative Barnhart, Buckley, Gomberg (Presession Filed)
Bill Title: Relating to fish; declaring an emergency.
Catchline/Summary: Prohibits importation of genetically engineered fish into this state.
Prohibits farming, cultivation or incubation of genetically engineered fish in this state. Prohibits release or attempt to release genetically engineered fish in this state. Provides exceptions. Prohibits farming, cultivation or incubation of Atlantic salmon in this state that may spread certain contagious diseases to native anadromous fish. Provides exception. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
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Fiscal Impact: Has Minimal Fiscal Impact
Revenue Impact: No Revenue Impact
Measure Analysis: Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements
Current Location: In House Committee
Current Committee: House Committee On Agriculture and Natural Resources
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