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