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2017 House Bill 4438: Establish separate farm labor field sanitation regs
Introduced by Rep. Tom Barrett (R) on March 30, 2017
To exempt portable toilets for farm workers from the law governing septic systems, and instead require the state agriculture and environmental regulation agencies to promulgate “field sanitation, worker protection and food safety” regulations. The current rules restrict moving portable toilets around a property, and the bill would allow this subject to specific conditions.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Agriculture Committee on March 30, 2017
Reported in the House on June 14, 2017
With the recommendation that the amendment be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Amendment offered in the House on June 20, 2017
To require rather than just allow the Departments Environmental Quality and of Agriculture to develop the proposed rules.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on June 20, 2017
Amendment offered by Rep. Ben Frederick (R) on June 20, 2017
To include "spill response" procedures in the proposed rules, along with field sanitation, worker protection and food safety requirements.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on June 20, 2017
Passed 82 to 25 in the House on June 20, 2017.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
(same description)
To exempt portable toilets for farm workers from the law governing septic systems, and instead require the state agriculture and environmental regulation agencies to promulgate “field sanitation, worker protection and food safety” regulations. The current rules restrict moving portable toilets around a property, and the bill would allow this subject to specific conditions.
Received in the Senate on June 21, 2017
Referred to the Senate Natural Resources Committee on June 21, 2017
Reported in the Senate on May 16, 2018
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Passed 26 to 10 in the Senate on June 7, 2018.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
(same description)
To exempt portable toilets for farm workers from the law governing septic systems, and instead require the state agriculture and environmental regulation agencies to promulgate “field sanitation, worker protection and food safety” regulations. The current rules restrict moving portable toilets around a property, and the bill would allow this subject to specific conditions.
Received in the House on June 7, 2018
Passed 80 to 29 in the House on June 12, 2018.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To concur with the Senate-passed version of the bill.

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