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2016 House Bill 5987: Delay farm animal care mandate
Introduced by Rep. Dan Lauwers (R) on October 19, 2016
To delay the effect of portions of a 2009 law that imposed farm animal care regulations on agricultural producers.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Agriculture Committee on October 19, 2016
Reported in the House on November 9, 2016
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Amendment offered by Rep. Ed McBroom (R) on November 29, 2016
To eliminate not delay certain livestock care regulations.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on November 29, 2016
Amendment offered by Rep. Ed McBroom (R) on December 1, 2016
To replace the original bill with the different proposal described in the House-passed version of the bill.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on December 1, 2016
Passed 66 to 42 in the House on December 1, 2016.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To replace a prospective regulatory regime authorized by a 2009 law that would eventually impose specific farm animal care regulations on agricultural producers, with different regulations to be devised by a government livestock care standards board. The bill would appropriate $1.25 million for this.
Received in the Senate on December 6, 2016
Referred to the Senate Agriculture Committee on December 6, 2016

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