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CS/SB 858: Agriculture

GENERAL BILL by Agriculture ; Hays

Agriculture; Prohibits a county from enforcing certain limits on the activity of a bona fide farm operation on agricultural land under certain circumstances. Prohibits a county from charging agricultural lands for stormwater management assessments and fees under certain circumstances. Allows an assessment to be collected if credits against the assessment are provided for implementation of best management practices. Creates the "Agricultural Land Acknowledgement Act," etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2011
Last Action: 5/7/2011 Senate - Died in Budget
Location: In committee/council (BC)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Agriculture (AG)
  2. Community Affairs (CA)
  3. Budget (BC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/8/2011 Senate • Filed
2/17/2011 Senate • Referred to Agriculture; Community Affairs; Regulated Industries; Budget -SJ 67
2/28/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Agriculture, 03/07/11, 3:15 pm, 37 Senate Office Building
3/7/2011 Senate • CS by Agriculture; YEAS 4 NAYS 0 -SJ 118
3/8/2011 Senate • Introduced -SJ 67
• Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Original reference(s) removed: Regulated Industries
• Remaining references corrected to Community Affairs; Budget -SJ 116
• Now in Community Affairs -SJ 118
• CS by Agriculture read 1st time -SJ 115
3/16/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 03/21/11, 10:15 am, 412 Knott Building
3/21/2011 Senate • Favorable by Community Affairs; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 235
• Now in Budget -SJ 235
4/20/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Budget, 04/25/11, 1:15 pm, 412 Knott Building --Temporarily Postponed
5/7/2011 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Budget