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2017 Regular Session
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At the request of: (at the request of Our Family Farms)
Chief Sponsors: Representative Barnhart
Regular Sponsors: Representative Hernandez, Marsh, Nosse, Sanchez
Bill Title: Relating to patent holder liability for genetically engineered organisms.
Catchline/Summary: Allows cause of action against patent holder for genetically engineered organism present on land without permission of owner or lawful occupant.
Allows court to award prevailing plaintiff costs, attorney fees and treble economic damages.
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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 Judiciary
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