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2015 Regular Session
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Bill Title: Relating to agricultural commodities.
Catchline/Summary: States that State Department of Agriculture authority to establish control areas includes establishment for purpose of eradicating or excluding genetically engineered commodity plants.
Authorizes department to establish, upon petition or for cause, market production districts and to administer districts to provide for coexistence in manner that reduces or eliminates existing or potential conflicts between activities related to commercial production of commodity plants that are genetically engineered and activities related to commercial production of commodity plants that are not genetically engineered. Requires department to annually report to Legislative Assembly regarding market production district formation efforts. Requires retailer or wholesaler of genetically engineered agricultural seed or vegetable seed to annually report certain sales information to department.
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Fiscal Impact: May Have Fiscal Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued
Revenue Impact: May Have Revenue Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued
Measure Analysis: Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements
Current Location: In House Committee
Current Committee: House Committee On Rules
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Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanations: Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanation Documents
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