Peanut Board; authorized to enter into an agreement with Federal Commodity Credit Corporation. (HB888)

Introduced By

Del. William Barlow (D-Smithfield) with support from 6 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Riley Ingram (R-Hopewell), Del. Chris Jones (R-Suffolk), Del. Barry Knight (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Roslyn Tyler (D-Jarratt), Sen. Roz Dance (D-Petersburg), Sen. Joe Morrissey (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Peanut Board; commodity assessment.  Authorizes the Peanut Board to enter into an agreement with the Federal Commodity Credit Corporation and to increase the commodity assessment from $0.15 per 100 pounds to an amount up to $0.30 per 100 pounds for a three-year period beginning July 1, 2010. The commodity assessment is paid by peanut growers. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/13/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10103715D
01/13/2010Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/20/2010Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2010Read first time
01/22/2010Read second time and engrossed
01/25/2010Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
01/25/2010VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2010Constitutional reading dispensed
01/26/2010Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/08/2010Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (11-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2010Read third time
02/10/2010Passed Senate (35-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2010Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB888ER)
02/17/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB888ER)
02/17/2010Signed by Speaker
02/18/2010Signed by President
02/26/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 7 (effective 7/1/10)
02/26/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0007)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 26 seconds.