Introduced by Rep. Jon Bumstead (R) on February 22, 2011, to explicitly include include Christmas trees farm and processing operations in the same category of occupational safety workplace regulations as other agricultural operations, for which different standards apply than "general industry" ones.
Referred to the House Regulatory Reform Committee on February 22, 2011.
Reported in the House on May 18, 2011, with the recommendation that the substitute (H-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on May 26, 2011, to replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance as previously described. The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on May 26, 2011.