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Bill Detail: SB19-147

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Title Sunset Seed Potato Grower Regulation
Status Governor Signed (04/12/2019)
Bill Subjects
  • Agriculture
House Sponsors D. Valdez (D)
M. Catlin (R)
Senate Sponsors J. Sonnenberg (R)
D. Hisey (R)
House Committee Rural Affairs and Agriculture
Senate Committee Agriculture and Natural Resources
Date Introduced 02/21/2019

Sunset Process - Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources
Committee. The bill continues the regulation of seed potato growers and
implements the recommendations of the 2018 sunset report by:

  • Extending regulation of seed potato growers until 2028
(sections 1 and 7 of the bill);
  • Repealing an obsolete provision authorizing uncertified
seed potatoes to be used before January 1, 2012 (section 2);
  • Repealing the option to have an independent auditor
perform the review of records required by the seed-potato
regulation act (sections 3 and 4);
  • Requiring the committee of area no. 2 to pay the fees that
implement seed-potato regulation (section 5); and
  • Repealing the provision that limits the amount of a fine to
$2,500 (section 6).

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