Introduced by Rep. Kevin Daley (R) on February 9, 2011 To revise and add to a state system whereby farms are inspected and their compliance with certain conservation, environmental risk, soil nutrient protocols, etc. is verified. Farms that are verified receive qualified exemptions from certain environmental law penalties. The bill would create a "Michigan Environmental Assurance Advisory Council" and program. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Agriculture Committee on February 9, 2011
Reported in the House on February 16, 2011 With the recommendation that the substitute (H-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on February 17, 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 February 17, 2011