Noxious weeds and invasive plants; dissemination of consumer information. (HB314)

Introduced By

Del. Paul Krizek (D-Alexandria) with support from co-patrons Del. David Bulova (D-Fairfax), Del. Betsy Carr (D-Richmond), Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington), and Del. Michelle Maldonado (D-Manassas)

Progress

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

Description

Dissemination of consumer information about noxious weeds and invasive plants. Requires the Commissioner of the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to develop model signs for retail establishments that sell plants that may be used to explain the benefits of native plants and the harm of noxious weeds and other invasive plants. The bill also directs the Commissioner to develop model labels that may be used for the wholesale and retail sale of plants that indicate the common and scientific name of the plant, as well as whether it is native or invasive. Read the Bill »

Status

01/26/2022: Awaiting a Vote in the Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee

History

DateAction
01/11/2022Committee
01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22102221D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/19/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB314)
01/24/2022Assigned ACNR sub: Agriculture
01/26/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (10-Y 0-N)

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