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SB19-186

Expand Agricultural Chemical Management Program Protect Surface Water

Concerning the expansion of agricultural chemical management plans to protect surface water, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
Session:
2019 Regular Session
Subjects:
Agriculture
Natural Resources & Environment
Bill Summary

Under current law, the commissioner of agriculture is responsible for the management of the use of agricultural chemicals to protect groundwater, and the commissioner adopts rules establishing agricultural management plans for this purpose. The bill expands the scope of the commissioner's agricultural management plans to include the protection of state waters, which includes surface and subsurface waters.

The bill appropriates $239,592 to the department of agriculture from the plant health, pest control, and environmental protection cash fund to implement the bill.


(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)

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Introduced
Passed
Became Law

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