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HJM006  by AGRICULTURAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE

AGRICULTURE - Stating findings of the Legislature and urging the Congress of the United States to enact bipartisan legislation that reaffirms the FDA as the primary authority in uniform food labeling related to genetic engineering, based on scientific standards regarding health, safety and nutrition; urging that existing FDA labeling rules and guidance, as well as the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Organic Program provide sufficient standards to address consumer interest in food production practices through the use of truthful and non-misleading voluntary labeling; and urging the commissioner of the FDA to adopt policies, regulations and rules setting standards to address consumer interest in food production practices through voluntary labeling.

  02/25 Introduced, read first time, referred to JRA for Printing 
  02/26 Reported Printed; Filed for Second Reading 
  02/27 Read second time; Filed for Third Reading 
  03/02 U.C. to hold place on third reading calendar one legislative day 
  03/03 U.C. to hold place on third reading calendar one legislative day 
  03/04 U.C. to hold place on third reading calendar one legislative day 
  03/05 Read Third Time in Full - ADOPTED - 41-24-5
AYES -- Anderson, Anderst, Andrus, Batt, Bell, Beyeler, Boyle, Burtenshaw, Chaney, Dayley, Gestrin, Gibbs, Hartgen, Holtzclaw, Horman, Kauffman, Kerby, Loertscher, Luker, Malek(Malek), McDonald, Miller, Monks, Moyle, Nye, Packer, Palmer, Pence, Perry, Raybould, Romrell, Rudolph, Smith, Thompson, Troy, Trujillo, VanOrden, Vander Woude, Wood, Youngblood, Mr. Speaker
NAYS -- Barbieri, Cheatham, Chew, Clow, Collins, Crane, Dixon, Erpelding, Gannon, Harris, Hixon, Jordan, King, Kloc, McCrostie, Mendive, Nate, Nielsen, Redman, Rubel, Scott, Shepherd, Sims, Wintrow
Absent -- Bateman, DeMordaunt, McMillan, Rusche, Wills
Floor Sponsor - Miller
Title apvd - to Senate
 
  03/06 Received from the House passed; filed for first reading 
  Introduced, read first time; referred to: Agricultural Affairs 
  03/12 Reported out of Committee with Do Pass Recommendation; to 10th order; held one legislative day 
  03/13 Read in full - ADOPTED - voice vote
Floor Sponsor - Rice
Title apvd - to House
 
  03/16 Returned from Senate Passed; to JRA for Enrolling 
  03/17 Reported Enrolled; Signed by Speaker; Transmitted to Senate 
  03/18 Received from the House enrolled/signed by Speaker 
  Signed by President; returned to House 
  03/19 Returned Signed by the President; Ordered Transmitted to Secretary of State 
  03/20 Delivered to Secretary of State at 10:48 a.m. on March 19, 2015