2008 Regular Session


File Code: Agriculture Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 246
Sponsored By:
Delegates Niemann, Ali, Beidle, Carr, Frush, Healey, Holmes, Hubbard, Hucker, Ivey, Lafferty, and Sossi
Agriculture - Fertilizer - Phosphorus Content Reduction


Requiring specified fertilizer to be labeled in a specified manner; prohibiting a person from using, selling, manufacturing, or distributing specified fertilizer after a specified date unless it is low phosphate fertilizer; requiring specified manufacturers to reduce phosphorus levels from lawn care products by a specified amount, by a specified date; requiring specified manufacturers to report annually to the Department of the Environment; and authorizing the Department of the Environment to adopt regulations.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occuring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Environmental Matters
Hearing 2/19 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Environmental Matters
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Doyle L. Niemann, District 47
Delegate Saqib Ali, District 39
Delegate Pamela Beidle, District 32
Delegate Alfred C. Carr, Jr., District 18
Delegate Barbara Frush, District 21
Delegate Anne Healey, District 22
Delegate Marvin E. Holmes, Jr., District 23B
Delegate James W. Hubbard, District 23A
Delegate Tom Hucker, District 20
Delegate Jolene Ivey, District 47
Delegate Stephen W. Lafferty, District 42
Delegate Richard A. Sossi, District 36

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Agriculture -see also- Farmland
Environment, Department of
Environmental Matters -see also- Conserv; Nat Resrce; Pollut
Hazardous and Toxic Substances -see also- Asbestos; Radiatn.
Rules and Regulations

Bill affects the following Statutes:

( 6-201 , 6-210 , 6-222 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered