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2011 House Bill 4212: Create "Michigan Environmental Assurance Advisory Council" for farms

Public Act 2 of 2011

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
Received in the Senate on February 23, 2011
Referred to the Senate Agriculture Committee on February 23, 2011
Reported in the Senate on February 24, 2011
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on March 8, 2011

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