2009 Regular Session


File Code: Agriculture
Sponsored By:
Delegate Pena-Melnyk
Specialty Fertilizer - Surcharge


Imposing a surcharge at a rate of $2 on each ton of specialty fertilizer distributed in the State; exempting commercial fertilizer used for research or experimental purposes from the surcharge; requiring specified distributors to pay the surcharge before distributing specialty fertilizer in the State; requiring the Department of Agriculture to distribute the revenue from the surcharge to the Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays 2010 Trust Fund; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Environmental Matters
Hearing 2/4 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Environmental Matters
Senate Action
No Action

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Agriculture, Department of
Agriculture -see also- Farmland
Chesapeake Bay
Coastal Bays
Commerce and Business -see also- Dealers; Elec. Comm.; etc
Dealers -see also- Motor Vehicle Dealers and Salesmen
Fees -see also- Devt Fees and Taxes; Reimbursement Rates
Pollution -see also- Sediment Control
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees & Taxes; specific tax.

Bill affects the following Statutes:

( 6-201 , 6-204 , 6-207 , 6-208 )
Natural Resources
( 8-2A-02 )


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