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Bill Tracker

Out of the 800+ bills introduced each year, Red Acre Center chooses those that connect to our mission: to promote and protect farmers, rural and urban farms, artisan producers, and the right to choose what you eat. 

NOTE: Check back often. We update the status of each Bill here on the Tracker, and as the session progresses, new bills are added regularly.
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The Path of Every Bill

Every Bill goes to both the House and Senate.

Step 1: Seeking Sponsorship

If it is a House Bill, it begins in the House. This means a representative in the House sponsored the Bill.
If it is a Senate Bill, it begins in the Senate. This means a representative in the Senate sponsored the Bill.

Step 2: Being drafted
Step 3: numbered
Step 4: Assigned to a committee

In rules, waiting to be assigned to a committee in the House or Senate, depending on where it began.
Waiting to be heard in committee.

Step 5Heard in committee

If the Bill passes committee, it moves to the floor of the House or Senate, depending on where it began.

Step 6: On the Floor

If the Bill passes on the floor, it starts all over again in a second stage, moving to the House or Senate, depending on where it began.

Step 7: Assigned to second stage committee
Step 8: Heard in second stage committee
Step 9: On the Floor in second stage
Step 10: Waiting for GOVERNOR to sign
STEP 11: Becomes Law
 
Raw Milk Testing

Sponsor:

Position:

Priority

Bee Inspection Amendments

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Watching

Industrial Hemp Amendments

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Watching

Agricultural Amendments

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Position:

Watching

Boards and Commissions Modifications

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Position:

Opposed

Egg Labeling Amendments

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Watching

Egg Production Amendments

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Position:

Watching

State Food Supply Amendments

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Concerns

Beekeeping Amendments

In Process

Sponsor:

Position:

Watching

Agricultural Food Amendments

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Position:

Support

Agritourism Amendments

Sponsor:

Position:

Support

Fallow Land Amendments

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Position:

Support

Shell Egg Producer Amendments

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Position:

Priority

Product Disclosure Requirements

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Opposed

Urban Farm Assessment Act

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Priority

Farming Equipment Amendments

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Watching

Agricultural Equipment Right to Repair

Dropped

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