2012 Regular Session


File Code: Agriculture Prior Year Introduction As: SB 417/11 - EHE Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 167
Sponsored By:
Senators Pinsky, Frosh, Madaleno, Raskin, Rosapepe, and Stone
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; 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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Senate Action
First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs
Hearing 2/14 at 1:00 p.m.

Favorable with Amendments Report by Education Health and Environmental Affairs
Favorable with Amendments {314531/1
Laid Over (Senator Colburn) Adopted
Favorable with Amendments {314531/1
Special Order until 4/4 (Senator Colburn) Adopted (26-18)
Favorable with Amendments {314531/1
Special Order until later today (Senator Middleton) Adopted
Favorable with Amendments {314531/1
Committee Amendment Adopted (30-15)
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted (27-18)
Floor Amendment (Senator Middleton) {753023/1 Adopted (26-20)
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Special Order until later today (Senator Colburn) Adopted
Motion Returned Second Reading (Senator Colburn) Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Colburn) {863622/1 Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Third Reading Passed (30-14)
House Action
First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations

Sponsored by:

Senator Paul G. Pinsky, District 22
Senator Brian E. Frosh, District 16
Senator Richard S. Madaleno, Jr., District 18
Senator Jamie Raskin, District 20
Senator Jim Rosapepe, District 21
Senator Norman R. Stone, Jr., District 6

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
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Number: 314531/01     Offered on: April 4, 2012   at: 11:44 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Number: 753023/01     Offered on: April 4, 2012   at: 12:28 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Number: 863622/01     Offered on: April 5, 2012   at: 1:14 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Committee Votes :
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
March 27, 2012: Motion Special Order until 4/4 (Colburn) Adopted (26-18)
March 29, 2012: Committee Amendment Adopted (30-15)
March 29, 2012: Favorable with Amendments Adopted (27-18)
March 29, 2012: Floor Amendment (Middleton) {753023/1 Adopted (26-20)
March 31, 2012: Third Reading Passed (30-14)