Opportunity for public testimony on the author's delete-all amendment to HF1437 will be provided at this meeting. The committee will consider adoption of the delete-all amendment, but no other action on the bill will be taken. The Author's delete-all amendment will be posted by the afternoon of Thursday, April 9th.
(Garofalo) - Omnibus jobs, economic development, and energy finance bill.
The hearing on HF779 concluded on Tuesday, April 7th.
(Kiel) - Agricultural Utilization Research Institute funding provided to increase capacity for rural economic development, and money appropriated.
(Clark) - Urban agriculture development grants established, and money appropriated.
The hearing on HF779 will continue on Wednesday, April 8th, if additional time necessary.
(Petersburg) - Local food promotion and education event funding provided, and money appropriated.
(Swedzinski) - Interagency feasibility study required.
(Metsa) - Butcher training pilot program established.
(Anderson) - Retail petroleum dispenser grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
(Hamilton) - Agriculture Research, Education, Extension, and Technology Transfer Board established; and money appropriated.
(McNamara) - Pesticide regulatory account use modified, and labeling and advertising prohibitions pertaining to plants beneficial to pollinators modified.
(Newberger) - Prepared food direct sale licensing exclusions modified.
(Hamilton) - Advanced biofuel, renewable chemical, and biomass production incentive programs established; and money appropriated.
(Miller) - Livestock industry study required.
(Applebaum) - Farmer ombudsman office established to provide one-stop regulatory assistance, and money appropriated.