MD SB142 | 2012 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (? 2-0)
Status: Passed on April 10 2012 - 100% progression
Action: 2012-04-10 - Approved by the Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Authorizing the Secretary of Agriculture to establish a farm quarantine for a specified purpose on a farm infected or infested with a pathogen; authorizing the Secretary to examine specified practices in accordance with specified standards, designate a specified person to conduct a specified inspection, and accept specified assistance from specified federal agencies; requiring the Secretary to deny access to specified information subject to a specified exception; etc.

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Secretary of Agriculture - Farm Food Safety


Roll Calls

2012-03-31 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 138 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 3) [PASS]
2012-02-22 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 47 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2012-04-10 Approved by the Governor
2012-03-31 Third Reading Passed (138-0)
2012-03-30 Second Reading Passed
2012-03-30 Favorable Report Adopted
2012-04-04 Favorable Report by Environmental Matters
2012-03-12 Hearing 3/28 at 1:00 p.m.
2012-02-24 First Reading Environmental Matters
2012-03-31 Returned Passed
2012-02-22 Third Reading Passed (47-0)
2012-02-21 Second Reading Passed
2012-02-21 Favorable Report Adopted
2012-02-20 Favorable Report by Education Health and Environmental Affairs
2012-01-25 Hearing 2/14 at 1:00 p.m.
2012-01-25 Hearing cancelled
2012-01-19 Hearing 2/7 at 1:00 p.m.
2012-01-18 First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs


Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments