2012 Regular Session


File Code: Agriculture Prior Year Introduction As: HB 754/11 - ENV Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 207
Sponsored By:
Delegates Hucker, Anderson, Arora, Barve, Bobo, Carr, Carter, Conaway, Cullison, Frush, Gilchrist, Holmes, Howard, A. Kelly, Lafferty, Luedtke, Oaks, Reznik, S. Robinson, Stein, Waldstreicher, and Washington
Agriculture - Commercial Feed - Arsenic Prohibition


Prohibiting a person from using, selling, or distributing specified commercial feed intended for use as poultry feed that contains roxarsone or any other additive that contains arsenic; authorizing a person to use, sell, or distribute specified commercial feed that contains histostat; providing for the termination of the Act under specified circumstances; requiring the State Department of Agriculture to provide a specified notification; and providing for a delayed effective date.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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House Action
First Reading Environmental Matters
Hearing 2/8 at 1:00 p.m.
Hearing cancelled
Hearing 2/8 at 1:30 p.m.

Favorable with Amendments Report by Environmental Matters
Favorable with Amendments {890411/1 Report Adopted
Special Order until 3/26 (Delegate Haddaway-Riccio) Adopted
Special Order until later today (Delegate McMillan) Adopted
Floor Amendment (Delegate McMillan) {183021/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Third Reading Passed (102-27)
House Concur - Senate Amendments
Third Reading Passed (100-32)
Passed Enrolled
Senate Action
First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs
Favorable with Amendments Report by Education Health and Environmental Affairs
Favorable with Amendments {424836/1
Motion Special Order until 4/4 (Senator Colburn) Rejected (20-25)
Special Order until 4/4 (Senator Conway) Adopted
Favorable with Amendments {424836/1
Special Order until later today (Senator Middleton) Adopted
Favorable with Amendments {424836/1 Report Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Middleton) {943422/1 Adopted (26-20)
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Special Order until later today (Senator Colburn) Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Colburn) {853422/1 Adopted
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (32-14)
Action after passage in House and Senate
Approved by the Governor
- Chapter 652

Sponsored by:

Delegate Tom Hucker, District 20
Delegate Curt Anderson, District 43
Delegate Sam Arora, District 19
Delegate Kumar P. Barve, District 17
Delegate Elizabeth Bobo, District 12B
Delegate Alfred C. Carr, Jr., District 18
Delegate Jill P. Carter, District 41
Delegate Frank M. Conaway, Jr., District 40
Delegate Bonnie Cullison, District 19
Delegate Barbara Frush, District 21
Delegate Jim Gilchrist, District 17
Delegate Marvin E. Holmes, Jr., District 23B
Delegate Carolyn J. B. Howard, District 24
Delegate Ariana B. Kelly, District 16
Delegate Stephen W. Lafferty, District 42
Delegate Eric G. Luedtke, District 14
Delegate Nathaniel T. Oaks, District 41
Delegate Kirill Reznik, District 39
Delegate Shane Robinson, District 39
Delegate Dana Stein, District 11
Delegate Jeff Waldstreicher, District 18
Delegate Mary L. Washington, District 43

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Agriculture, Department of
Agriculture -see also- Farmland
Commerce and Business -see also- Dealers; Elec. Comm.; etc
Federal Government
Food -see also- Kosher; Meat, Poultry, Seafood; Milk
Hazardous and Toxic Substances -see also- Asbestos; Radiatn.
Meat, Poultry, Seafood -see also- Clams; Crabs; Oysters

Bill affects the following Statute:

( 6-107.3 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled, Chapter
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Number: 183021/01     Offered on: March 26, 2012   at: 5:01 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Number: 890411/01     Offered on: March 24, 2012   at: 5:16 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Number: 424836/01     Offered on: April 4, 2012   at: 12:42 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Number: 853422/01     Offered on: April 5, 2012   at: 1:03 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Number: 943422/01     Offered on: April 4, 2012   at: 12:42 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Committee Votes :
Environmental Matters
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
March 23, 2012: Third Reading Passed (102-27)
April 2, 2012: Third Reading Passed (100-32)
March 27, 2012: Motion Special Order until 4/4 (Colburn) Rejected (20-25)
March 29, 2012: Floor Amendment (Middleton) {943422/1 Adopted (26-20)
March 30, 2012: Third Reading Passed (32-14)