Mississippi Legislature
2002 Regular Session

House Agriculture Committee

As of 04/30/02 at 14:35

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HB  22  Livestock facilities; authorize High School Rodeo         Frierson
        Association to use without charge.                     
           02/05 (H) Died In Committee
HB  48  Catfish; revise labeling laws.                            Holland
           02/05 (H) Died In Committee
HB  68  Bonds; authorize Department of Agriculture to use         Miles
  $%    proceeds for grants for livestock facility construction
           02/27 (H) Died In Committee
HB 143  Dairy show; hold in Brookhaven in Lincoln County.         Moak
           02/05 (H) Died In Committee
HB 202  Gasoline; prohibit the use of MTBE as a gasoline          Fleming
        additive and revise labeling requirements.             
           02/05 (H) Died In Committee
HB 205  Animal euthanasia; authorize the Board of Veterinary      Whittington
   %    Medicine to certify technicians and certain agencies.  
           02/05 (H) Died In Committee
HB 427  Multipurpose county buildings; allow high school rodeos   Frierson
        to be held at no charge once a year.                   
           02/05 (H) Died In Committee
HB 455  Swine farms; reinstate prohibition on issuing permits     Bowles
   %    for certain farms.                                     
           02/05 (H) Died In Committee
HB 464  Agricultural Aviation Board; revise membership and        Holland
        revise penalties for violations.                       
           02/05 (H) Died In Committee
HB 483  Agricultural Seed Law; extend repealer on the duties of   Ford
 * %    the Commissioner of Agriculture (RP).                  
           03/13 (S) Died On Calendar
HB 664  Eggs; containers shall bear the words "use by date"       Stevens
        followed by the appropriate date.                      
           02/05 (H) Died In Committee
HB 697  Pesticides; prohibit use or possession of certain         Cummings
        products containing strychnine.                        
           02/05 (H) Died In Committee
HB 722  Catfish; revise labeling laws.                            Holland
           02/05 (H) Died In Committee
HB 724  Bribery of state meat inspectors; increase criminal       Holland
        penalties for.                                         
           03/19 Approved by Governor
HB 729  Freedom To Farm Act; revise definitions.                  Holland
           02/05 (H) Died In Committee
HB 819  Soil and Water Conservation Commission; certain           Shows
        information collected not available for public         
           02/05 (H) Died In Committee
HB 866  Agricultural Aviation Licensing Law; revise.              Holland
 * %       02/01 Approved by Governor
HB 869  State Forestry Commission; make Commissioner of           Eaton
        Agriculture ex officio member and increase other       
           02/05 (H) Died In Committee
HB 890  Seed Certification Law; revise to include farm            Holland
           03/19 Approved by Governor
HB 986  State Board of Registration for Foresters; authorize to   Warren
 *      investigate and review certain appeals.                
           03/19 Approved by Governor
HB1032  Agricultural Aviation Board; adopt rules to prohibit      Huddleston
        spraying within 1/4 mile of corporate limits.          
           02/05 (H) Died In Committee
HB1130  Ethanol; authorize Commissioner of Agriculture to make    Whittington
 *      cash payments to producers of.                         
           04/17 Approved by Governor
HB1156  Noxious plants; authorize Commissioner of Agriculture     Eaton
        to regulate.                                           
           02/05 (H) Died In Committee
HB1177  Animals; provide definitions in chapter providing for     Whittington
        crime of cruelty to animals.                           
           02/05 (H) Died In Committee
HB1186  Fuel; specify certain requirements for diesel and other   Moody
           02/05 (H) Died In Committee
HB1341  MS Land, Water and Timber Resources Board; provide        McCoy
        funds to public/private entities through loans, grants,
        contracts and otherwise.                               
           03/19 Approved by Governor
HB1576  Agricultural Aviation Board; transfer duties to           Clarke
        Department of Agriculture and Commerce.                
           02/05 (H) Died In Committee
HB1623  Bermuda grass; require persons sprigging to become        Hudson
   %    certified by the Commissioner of Agriculture.          
           02/14 (H) Died On Calendar
SB2196  Cotton factors, cotton brokers and rice dealers;          Stogner
   %    require to obtain annual license.                      
           03/05 (H) Died In Committee
SB2345  Catfish; revise labeling requirements and require         Huggins
 *      Public Health Department to regulate restaurants.      
           04/01 Approved by Governor
SB2367  Meat labeling; require country of origin label on meat    Stogner
 *      sold in Mississippi.                                   
           04/02 Approved by Governor
SB2449  Liquefied petroleum gas; allow only owner to fill         Cuevas
           03/05 (H) Died In Committee
SB2676  Agricultural seed; remove repealer on duties of           Stogner
 *      Department of Agriculture under ag seed law.           
           04/11 Approved by Governor
SB2833  Dairy shows; authorize at Tylertown in Walthall County.   Stogner
 *         03/27 Approved by Governor
SB2873  Vet Lab; transfer management of Veterinary Lab to MSU     Stogner
 *      College of Veterinary Medicine.                        
           04/01 Approved by Governor
SB2922  Forestry; create Forestry Inventory and Strategic         Little
 *      Planning Act of 2002.                                  
           04/11 Approved by Governor

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