KY HB420 | 2020 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Passed on March 27 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-03-27 - signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Create new sections in Chapter 260 to direct the Department of Agriculture to implement the Food Safety Modernization Act; define terms, establish exemptions for covered produce and covered farms; authorize a department representative to enter a covered farm or farm eligible for inspection; authorize the department to promulgate administrative regulations; authorize a department representative to issue a stop movement order for covered produce; establish procedure before an appropriate court; establish violations; establish a civil penalty.

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AN ACT relating to food safety.


Roll Calls

2020-03-17 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading RSN# 1335 (Y: 34 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 4) [PASS]
2020-03-04 - House - House: Third Reading RCS# 175 (Y: 93 N: 2 NV: 0 Abs: 5) [PASS]


2020-03-27Housesigned by Governor
2020-03-18Housedelivered to Governor
2020-03-18Houseenrolled, signed by President of the Senate
2020-03-18Houseenrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
2020-03-18Housereceived in House
2020-03-17Senate3rd reading, passed 34-0
2020-03-12Senateposted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 17, 2020
2020-03-11Senate2nd reading, to Rules
2020-03-10Senatereported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
2020-03-06Senateto Agriculture (S)
2020-03-05Senatereceived in Senate
2020-03-04House3rd reading, passed 93-2
2020-03-02Houseposted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 3, 2020
2020-02-27House2nd reading, to Rules
2020-02-26Housereported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
2020-02-21Houseposted in committee
2020-02-14Houseto Agriculture (H)
2020-02-12Houseintroduced in House


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