Mississippi Legislature

2000 Regular Session

House Bill 597

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Title

Description: Organic Certification Program; create.

Bill Text: [Introduced]

History of Actions:

101/27/00(H)Referred To Agriculture
203/07/00(H)Died In Committee

Background Information:

Effective dateJuly 1, 2000
DispositionDead
DeadlineGeneral Bill/Constitutional Amendment
RevenueNo
3/5ths vote requiredYes

House Committee:

Principal Author: Holland

Title: AN ACT TO CREATE AN ORGANIC CERTIFICATION PROGRAM TO BE DEVELOPED AND IMPLEMENTED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND COMMERCE FOR THE PURPOSE OF DISTINGUISHING, AND REGULATING THE SALE OF, ORGANIC FOOD; TO PROVIDE DEFINITIONS; TO REQUIRE PERSONS TO BECOME CERTIFIED BY THE DEPARTMENT BEFORE SELLING ORGANIC FOOD; TO PROVIDE CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS; TO REQUIRE CERTAIN INSPECTION AND RENEWAL FEES; TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THIS ACT; TO PROVIDE HEARING PROCEDURES FOR PERSONS ACCUSED OF VIOLATING THIS ACT; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.


Information pertaining to this measure was last updated on 03/07/00 at 17:24.



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