2009 Regular Session


File Code: Agriculture Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 623
Sponsored By:
Delegates Shank, Bates, Beitzel, Cane, Conway, Eckardt, Elmore, Haddaway, Krebs, Manno, Mathias, Myers, Norman, O'Donnell, Riley, Rudolph, Serafini, Shewell, Sossi, Stocksdale, Stull, Taylor, Weir, Weldon, and Wood
Agriculture - Nutrient Management Plans - Confidentiality


Requiring the Department of Agriculture to destroy file copies of nutrient management plans or summaries of the plans after 3 years from the date of filing or return the copies to the individuals for whom they were prepared; and prohibiting the Department from sharing farm- specific information from specified sources with other government agencies or members of the general public.

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 3/18 at 1:00 p.m.
Hearing cancelled
Unfavorable Report by Environmental Matters Withdrawn
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Christopher B. Shank, District 2B
Delegate Gail H. Bates, District 9A
Delegate Wendell R. Beitzel, District 1A
Delegate Rudolph C. Cane, District 37A
Delegate Norman H. Conway, District 38B
Delegate Adelaide C. Eckardt, District 37B
Delegate D. Page Elmore, District 38A
Delegate Jeannie Haddaway, District 37B
Delegate Susan W. Krebs, District 9B
Delegate Roger P. Manno, District 19
Delegate James N. Mathias, Jr., District 38B
Delegate LeRoy E. Myers, Jr., District 1C
Delegate H. Wayne Norman, District 35A
Delegate Anthony J. O'Donnell, District 29C
Delegate B. Daniel Riley, District 34A
Delegate David D. Rudolph, District 34B
Delegate Andrew A. Serafini, District 2A
Delegate Tanya T. Shewell, District 5A
Delegate Richard A. Sossi, District 36
Delegate Nancy R. Stocksdale, District 5A
Delegate Paul S. Stull, District 4A
Delegate Herman L. Taylor, Jr., District 14
Delegate Michael H. Weir, Jr., District 6
Delegate Richard B. Weldon, Jr., District 3B
Delegate John F. Wood, Jr., District 29A

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Agriculture, Department of
Agriculture -see also- Farmland
Environmental Matters -see also- Conserv; Nat Resrce; Pollut
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records

Bill affects the following Statute:

( 8-801.1 )


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