Mississippi Legislature
2005 Regular Session

House Agriculture Committee

As of 04/26/05 at 08:45

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HB  14  Dairy show; hold in Brookhaven in Lincoln County.         Moak
           02/01 (H) Died In Committee
HB 103  Gasoline; prohibit the use of MTBE as a gasoline          Fleming
        additive and revise labeling requirements.             
           02/01 (H) Died In Committee
HB 156  Agricultural seeds; remove repealer on specific           Warren
 * %    enforcement responsibilities of Commissioner of        
           03/29 Approved by Governor
HB 234  Dairy shows; hold one each fall at Pontotoc in Pontotoc   Montgomery
        County when funds become available.                    
           02/01 (H) Died In Committee
HB 242  Mississippi Rice Promotion Fund assessments; extend       Warren
   %    repealer.                                              
           02/01 (H) Died In Committee
HB 442  State Fair; require Fair Commission to set and charge     Fleming
   %    same price for all booths at state fair.               
           02/01 (H) Died In Committee
HB 578  Mississippi Veterinary Practice Act; establish and        Eaton
   %    repeal old law on veterinarians.                       
           02/01 (H) Died In Committee
HB 616  Assessments on rice; extend repealer and revise           Eaton
 * %    procedure for disbursement of assessments.             
           03/21 Approved by Governor
HB 617  Catfish; revise definition to mean any species within     Eaton
        the family Ictaluridae.                                
           03/01 (S) Died In Committee
HB 618  Soybean Promotion Fund; provide that proceeds from        Eaton
   %    assessments on soybeans be remitted to a foundation.   
           02/01 (H) Died In Committee
HB 623  Livestock show directors; revise and expand from three    Eaton
 *      to six directors.                                      
           03/28 (H) Died In Conference
HB 697  Mississippi Agricultural Liming Materials Act;            Eaton
        authorize Agriculture Commissioner to promulgate       
        certain rules; add repealer.                           
           03/16 Approved by Governor
HB 744  Beef and pork retailers; require labels showing point     Ward
        of origin of beef or pork.                             
           02/01 (H) Died In Committee
HB 805  Board of Veterinary Medicine; require to inspect          Dedeaux
        veterinary facilities (PEER).                          
           02/01 (H) Died In Committee
HB 948  Pesticides; prohibit use or possession of certain         Cummings
        products containing strychnine.                        
           02/01 (H) Died In Committee
HB 960  Bio-diesel production; clarify that the same state        Mayo
        incentive payments for ethanol are available for       
           03/15 Approved by Governor
HB 995  Beef check-off program; create contingent on              Eaton
   %    termination of national check-off system.              
           02/01 (H) Died In Committee
HB1032  Animals; revise crime of cruelty to.                      Carlton *
           02/01 (H) Died In Committee
HB1105  Insecticides and pesticides; revise Bureau of Plant       Eaton
   %    Industry procedures for administrative hearings.       
           02/01 (H) Died In Committee
HB1222  Animals; revise crime of cruelty to.                      Fillingane
           02/01 (H) Died In Committee
HB1313  Mississippi Fair Commission; name equine center in        Janus
 *      Jackson as "Kirk Fordice Equine Center."               
           02/10 Approved by Governor
HB1425  Agriculture and forestry; create a Department of          Janus
   %    Agriculture, Forestry and Commerce.                    
           02/01 (H) Died In Committee
SB2354  Animal cruelty; revise elements of various offenses.      Tollison
 *         03/01 (H) Died In Committee
SB2639  Agriculture; remove repealer on commissioner's            Lee (35th)
 *      authority to regulate agricultural seeds.              
           03/24 (S) Died On Calendar
SB2655  Catfish marketing; revise definition of catfish by        Hyde-Smith
 *      correcting scientific nomenclature.                    
           03/16 Approved by Governor
SB2670  MS Land, Water and Timber Resources Board; abolish and    Ross
 *      transfer duties to the Mississippi Development         
           03/01 (H) Died In Committee
SB2681  Agricultural seeds; authorize Department of Agriculture   Hyde-Smith
 * %    and Commerce to establish inspection fees.             
           03/29 Approved by Governor
SB2703  Agricultural lime law; provide repealer and require       Lee (35th)
 *      regulations to comply with Administrative Procedures   
           03/29 Approved by Governor
SB2790  Insecticides and pesticides; revise Bureau of Plant       Hyde-Smith
 * %    Industry procedures for administrative hearings.       
           04/21 Approved by Governor
SB2952  Agriculture; provide for continuation of beef promotion   Hyde-Smith
 * %    program if national program ruled unconstitutional.    
           03/21 Approved by Governor
SB2978  MS Veterinary Practice Act; model act and repeal old      Hyde-Smith
 * %    act.                                                   
           03/21 Approved by Governor

KEY: * = Amended % = 3/5ths Vote Required V = Vetoed
  $ = Revenue @ = Exempted From Deadline P = Partially Vetoed

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