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CS/SB 606: Fertilizer

GENERAL BILL by Agriculture ; Evers

Fertilizer; Deletes legislative findings relating to the implementation by local governments of certain fertilizer management practices. Deletes authority for certain counties and municipalities to adopt fertilizer management practices more stringent than standards of a specified model ordinance. Requires the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to regulate the sale, composition, formulation, packaging, use, application, and distribution of fertilizer. Preempts such regulation of fertilizer to the state and the department, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2011
Last Action: 5/7/2011 Senate - Died on Calendar, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 7215 (Ch. 2011-206)
Location: On 2nd Reading Calendar
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Agriculture (AG)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/26/2011 Senate • Filed
2/9/2011 Senate • Referred to Agriculture; Community Affairs; Budget -SJ 51
2/28/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Agriculture, 03/07/11, 3:15 pm, 37 Senate Office Building --Temporarily Postponed
3/8/2011 Senate • Introduced -SJ 51
3/9/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Agriculture, 03/14/11, 10:15 am, 37 Senate Office Building
3/14/2011 Senate • CS by Agriculture; YEAS 4 NAYS 0 -SJ 232
3/16/2011 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS by Agriculture read 1st time -SJ 232
3/22/2011 Senate • Remaining references corrected to Community Affairs; Rules; Budget -SJ 261
• Now in Community Affairs -SJ 232
4/29/2011 Senate • Withdrawn from Community Affairs -SJ 614
• Now in Rules
5/3/2011 Senate • Withdrawn from Rules -SJ 725
• Now in Budget -SJ 778
• Withdrawn from Budget
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
5/7/2011 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died on Calendar, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 7215 (Ch. 2011-206)