DE SB207 | 2019-2020 | 150th General Assembly

Status

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 10-2)
Status: Engrossed on January 30 2020 - 50% progression
Action: 2020-01-30 - Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [HTML]

Summary

This Act prohibits the import, export, sale, transport, distribution, or propagation of any plant identified by the Secretary of the Department of Agriculture, with the advice of the Delaware Native Species Commission, as an invasive plant. This Act also requires that plants identified as potentially invasive be sold with a tag that identifies the plant as potentially invasive. A violation of this Act may result in a civil penalty of $50 to $500, but only after the person has had the opportunity for an administrative hearing and the opportunity to come into compliance with this Act.

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Title

An Act To Amend Title 3 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Invasive Plants.

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Roll Calls

2020-01-30 - Senate - Senate Third Reading (Y: 20 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2020-01-30 Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
2020-01-29 Reported Out of Committee (Environmental & Natural Resources) in Senate with 4 On Its Merits
2020-01-23 Introduced and Assigned to Environmental & Natural Resources Committee in Senate

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