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2011 House Bill 4503: Authorize “sporting swine” shooting operations
Introduced by Rep. Ed McBroom (R) on March 24, 2011
To authorize, establish regulations, and grant favored “agricultural” property tax status for commercial “sporting swine” livestock and shooting ranches.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Agriculture Committee on March 24, 2011
Substitute offered by Rep. Kevin Daley (R) on June 30, 2011
To replace the previous version of the bill with one that makes extensive revisions to details, including increasing licensure fees. A point of contention apparently revolved around which agency would have oversight; as passed, the Department of Natural Resources, "in consultation with" the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on June 30, 2011
Amendment offered by Rep. Kevin Daley (R) on June 30, 2011
To not impose extra fees for an establishment with both a sporting swine breeding operation and a sporting swine shooting operation.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on June 30, 2011
Amendment offered by Rep. Ed McBroom (R) on June 30, 2011
To require the state agriculture and rural development commission to establish generally accepted agricultural and management practices applicable to sporting swine livestock operations.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on June 30, 2011
Amendment offered by Rep. Ed McBroom (R) on June 30, 2011
To revise the required fencing standards for sporting swine operations. Reportedly, escaped swine ("wild boars") represent a concern to other farmers.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on June 30, 2011
Amendment offered by Rep. Ed McBroom (R) on June 30, 2011
To lower certain proposed licensure and registration fees.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on June 30, 2011
Passed 61 to 47 in the House on June 30, 2011.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To authorize, establish regulations, impose license fees, and grant favored “agricultural” property tax status for commercial “sporting swine” livestock and shooting ranches.
Received in the Senate on July 13, 2011
Referred to the Senate Agriculture Committee on July 13, 2011

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