Agricultural operation; amends definition. (SB678)

Introduced By

Sen. Richard Stuart (R-Westmoreland)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Definition of agricultural operation. Amends the definition of "agricultural operation" for purposes of the Right to Farm Act to include the housing of livestock. The bill provides that this change is declaratory of existing law. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/20/2022Presented and ordered printed 22104182D
01/20/2022Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/25/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB678)
02/01/2022Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (12-Y 2-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/03/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2022Read second time and engrossed
02/07/2022Read third time and passed Senate (37-Y 2-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/22/2022Placed on Calendar
02/22/2022Read first time
02/22/2022Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
02/22/2022Assigned ACNR sub: Agriculture
02/23/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (6-Y 4-N)
03/02/2022Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources with amendment(s) (16-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2022Read second time
03/07/2022Read third time
03/07/2022Committee amendment agreed to
03/07/2022Engrossed by House as amended
03/07/2022Passed House with amendment (52-Y 45-N)
03/07/2022VOTE: Passage (52-Y 45-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2022House amendment agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
03/10/2022Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB678ER)
03/10/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB678ER)
03/10/2022Signed by President
03/10/2022Signed by Speaker
03/22/2022Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 22, 2022
03/22/2022G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2022
04/11/2022G Approved by Governor-Chapter 487 (effective 7/1/22)
04/11/2022G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0487)

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