2013 Regular Session
HB 2530
Overview
At the request of:
Chief Sponsors: Representative Holvey , Representative Boone
Regular Sponsors: Representative Barnhart , Representative Buckley , Representative 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.
Fiscal Impact: Has Minimal Fiscal Impact
Revenue Impact: No Revenue Impact
Measure Analysis: Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements
Measure History
Current Status
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