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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.2258 189th (2015 - 2016)

An Act promoting agriculture in the Commonwealth.

The committee on Ways and Means, to whom was referred the Senate Bill to promote agriculture in the Commonwealth (Senate, No. 2171),-- reports, recommending that the same ought to pass with an amendment substituting a new draft entitled “An Act promoting agriculture in the Commonwealth” (Senate, No. 2258).

Bill Information

Sponsor:
Senate Committee on Ways and Means
Displaying 18 Senate Amendments
Clerk # Sponsor Title Action
1
Moore, Michael O. Municipality’s right of first refusal Rejected
2
(Redraft)
Creem, Cynthia Stone Recyclable Bags Adopted YEAS 24 - NAYS 12
3
(Redraft)
Creem, Cynthia Stone Products Information Adopted
4
Timilty, James E. Massachusetts Thoroughbred Breeding Program Rejected
5
(Redraft)
deMacedo, Viriato M. Farmland protection and farm viability advisory commission Adopted
6
(2nd Redraft)
Eldridge, James B. Local or Regional Ingredient Requirement Adopted
7
Withdrawn
8
(3rd Redraft)
Tarr, Bruce E. Proper Stewardship of Honeybees by the Commonwealth Adopted
9
Downing, Benjamin B. Herdshare Rejected
10
Tarr, Bruce E. Estate tax valuation for farms Ruled unconstitutional
11
Keenan, John F. MA Food Policy Council Advisory Committee Composition Adopted
12
(Redraft)
Keenan, John F. Recognizing Hydroponic and Aquaponic Farming Adopted
13
Withdrawn
14
Withdrawn
15
(3rd Redraft)
Tarr, Bruce E. Increasing farm viability Adopted
16
(Redraft)
Spilka, Karen E. Corrective Amendment Adopted
17
(2nd Redraft)
Tarr, Bruce E. Disposition of restriction Adopted
18
Tarr, Bruce E. Dairy farmer tax credit program Rejected

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