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2008 House Bill 5679: Impose new regulations on maple syrup producers

Public Act 338 of 2008

Introduced by Rep. Howard Walker (R) on January 31, 2008 To impose on maple syrup producers the same (extensive) regulatory regime that applies to "food processing plants" that process, manufacture, package, label and store food products.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Agriculture Committee on January 31, 2008
Reported in the House on April 10, 2008 With the recommendation that the substitute (H-3) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Referred to the House Oversight And Investigations Committee on May 27, 2008
Substitute offered in the House on November 12, 2008 To replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance of the bill as previously described.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on November 12, 2008
Passed 106 to 0 in the House on November 12, 2008 (same description)
To impose on maple syrup producers the same (extensive) regulatory regime that applies to "food processing plants" that process, manufacture, package, label and store food products.
Received in the Senate on November 13, 2008
Referred to the Senate Agriculture and Bioeconomy Committee on November 13, 2008
Reported in the Senate on December 4, 2008 With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Passed 38 to 0 in the Senate on December 10, 2008 (same description)
To impose on maple syrup producers the same (extensive) regulatory regime that applies to "food processing plants" that process, manufacture, package, label and store food products.
Signed by Gov. Jennifer Granholm on December 23, 2008

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