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Sunset Seed Potato Grower Regulation

Concerning the continuation of the seed potato act, and, in connection therewith, implementing the recommendations contained in the 2018 sunset report by the department of regulatory agencies.
2019 Regular Session
Professions & Occupations
Bill Summary

Seed potato act - continuation under sunset law. The act continues the regulation of seed potato growers and implements the recommendations of the department of regulatory agencies' 2018 sunset review and report on the "Colorado Seed Potaato Act" by:

  • Extending regulation of seed potato growers until 2028 (sections 1 and 7 of the act);
  • Repealing an obsolete provision authorizing uncertified seed potatoes to be used before January 1, 2012 (section 2);
  • Repealing the option to have an independent auditor perform the review of records required by the act (sections 3 and 4);
  • Requiring the committee of area no. 2 to pay the fees that implement seed potato regulation (section 5); and
  • Repealing the provision that limits the amount of a fine to $2,500 (section 6).
    (Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


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Bill Text

  • All Versions (7 )
    Date Bill Type Documents
    04/12/2019 Signed Act PDF
    04/02/2019 Final Act PDF
    03/26/2019 Rerevised PDF
    03/25/2019 Revised PDF
    03/13/2019 Reengrossed PDF
    03/11/2019 Engrossed PDF
    02/21/2019 Introduced PDF

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details