OR HB2598 | 2015 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Failed on July 6 2015 - 100% progression
Action: 2015-07-06 - In committee upon adjournment.
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Makes legislative findings regarding provision of antibiotics to food-producing animals. Prohibits administration or other provision of medically important antibiotic to food-producing animal for nontherapeutic purposes. Requires operator of concentrated animal feeding operation to file annual report regarding administration of medically important antibiotics to food-producing animals at operation. Creates private cause of action to enjoin prohibited administration of antibiotics to food-producing animals. Makes prohibition and reporting applicable to provision of antibiotics to food-producing animals on or after January 1, 2016. Declares emergency, effective on passage.

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Relating to the provision of antibiotics to food-producing animals; declaring an emergency.



2015-07-06HouseIn committee upon adjournment.
2015-03-24HousePublic Hearing held.
2015-01-16HouseReferred to Agriculture and Natural Resources.
2015-01-12HouseFirst reading. Referred to Speaker's desk.

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