Introduced by Sen. Arlan Meekhof (R) on January 20, 2011 To establish that small ethanol producing plants may be placed on property zoned for agricultural use, and establish regulations for allowing larger plants. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Agriculture Committee on January 20, 2011
Reported in the Senate on March 22, 2011 With the recommendation that the substitute (S-7) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on March 24, 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 Senate on March 24, 2011