Bill Text: MI SB0802 | 2021-2022 | 101st Legislature | Introduced


Bill Title: State: symbol; wild rice; designate as the official native grain. Creates new act.

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill

Status: (Introduced) 2022-01-12 - Referred To Committee On Agriculture [SB0802 Detail]

Download: Michigan-2021-SB0802-Introduced.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SENATE BILL NO. 802

January 12, 2022, Introduced by Senators HOLLIER, BULLOCK, MCBROOM, HUIZENGA, IRWIN, ANANICH, CHANG, SANTANA, WOJNO, MOSS, MCMORROW, POLEHANKI, BAYER, BRINKS, VICTORY, VANDERWALL, JOHNSON, NESBITT, GEISS, LASATA, HORN, RUNESTAD, MACDONALD, WOZNIAK, DALEY, LAUWERS and SCHMIDT and referred to the Committee on Agriculture.

A bill to designate the official native grain of this state.

the people of the state of michigan enact:

Sec. 1. Manoomin (Zizania palustris and Zizania aquatica), also known as Michigan wild rice, is designated as the official native grain of this state. Let it be known that Manoomin is a sacred and important component to many wetlands and has a cultural significance to the indigenous people of this state.

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