HB175

Changes the laws regarding agriculture

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Bill Text from March 14, 2017 - Engrossed

FIRST REGULAR SESSION

[PERFECTED]

HOUSE BILL NO. 175

99TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY

0195H.02P

D. ADAM CRUMBLISS, Chief Clerk

INTRODUCED BY REPRESENTATIVE REIBOLDT.

AN ACT

To amend chapters 266 and 275, RSMo, by adding thereto two new sections relating to

agriculture.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the state of Missouri, as follows:

Section A. Chapters 266 and 275, RSMo, are amended by adding thereto two new sections, to be known as sections 266.600 and 275.335, to read as follows:

266.600. No political subdivision shall adopt or enforce any ordinance, rule, or regulation relating to the labeling, cultivation, or other use of seed, fertilizers, or soil conditioners as such terms are defined or used in sections 266.021, 266.291, and 266.361, respectively. The provisions of this section shall not apply to any ordinance, rule, or regulation enacted prior to August 28, 2017.

275.335. 1. Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, if the Soybean Promotion, Research, and Consumer Information Act under 7 CFR Part 1220 expires, terminates, or otherwise is no longer in effect, or the Missouri Qualified State Soybean Board is no longer under the jurisdiction of such act, the Missouri soybean merchandising council shall continue to collect the same fee as collected under the act at the date such act expires, terminates, or otherwise is no longer in effect. 2. For the purposes of this section, only a repeal and not a revision or re-enactment of the provisions of the Soybean Promotion, Research, and Consumer Information Act under 7 CFR Part 1220 shall be deemed a termination of the act.

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