Honey houses; repeals inspection thereof. (HB1372)

Introduced By

Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave) with support from co-patrons Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke), Sen. Robert Hurt (R-Chatham), and Sen. Ryan McDougle (R-Mechanicsville)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Inspection of honey houses; repeal. Repeals the duplicative authority of the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to regulate the sanitary conditions in places where honey is stored and manufactured under the beekeeping laws, because such authority is already broadly granted under Article 2, Sanitary Requirements in General, of Chapter 20 of Title 3.1. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

  • 01/09/2008 Committee
  • 01/09/2008 Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 083206836
  • 01/09/2008 Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
  • 01/23/2008 Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 01/24/2008 Read first time
  • 01/25/2008 Read second time and engrossed
  • 01/28/2008 Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
  • 01/28/2008 VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 01/28/2008 Communicated to Senate
  • 01/29/2008 Constitutional reading dispensed
  • 01/29/2008 Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
  • 02/18/2008 Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (15-Y 0-N)
  • 02/19/2008 Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/20/2008 Read third time
  • 02/20/2008 Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
  • 02/25/2008 Enrolled
  • 02/25/2008 Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1372ER)
  • 02/25/2008 Signed by Speaker
  • 02/26/2008 Signed by President
  • 03/04/2008 G Approved by Governor-Chapter 255 (effective 7/1/08)
  • 03/04/2008 G Approved by Governor-Chapter 257 (effective 7/1/08)
  • 03/06/2008 G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0257)

Comments

Publius writes:

In The Virginian Federalist's continuing series, General Assembly Analysis, we took a look at HB 1372 in an article entitled General Assembly Analysis: Deregulating Honey Bees, including a statement from the bill’s Parton, Delegate Steve Landes (R-25).