House Agriculture & Consumer Affairs (Ag) Committee
Legislation Assigned to the Committee
HB 49 Georgia Fertilizer Act of 1997; enact (30)
Reaves, Henry L (178th) Floyd, Johnny W (138th) Purcell, Ann R (147th)
Greene, Gerald E (158th)
HC: Ag SC: Ag 04/29/97 Signed by Governor
HB 127 Health; articles of bedding; repeal chapter (6)
Shaw, Jay (176th) Franklin, Jr., Robert L (39th)
HC: Ag SC: H&HS 04/29/97 Signed by Governor
HB 130 Agriculture Registration, License, and Permit Act; amend provisions (2)
Floyd, Johnny W (138th) Reaves, Henry L (178th) Purcell, Ann R (147th)
HC: Ag SC: Ag 04/04/97 Signed by Governor
HB 182 Antifreeze; inspection of samples; amend provisions (2)
McCall, Tom (90th) Hanner, Robert P (159th)
HC: Ag SC: CAFF 04/04/97 Signed by Governor
HB 426 Deer farming; provisions (10)
Floyd, Johnny W (138th) Reaves, Henry L (178th) Purcell, Ann R (147th)
Skipper, Jimmy (137th) Holland, Ray (157th) Royal, A. Richard (164th)
HC: Ag SC: Ag 04/29/97 Signed by Governor
HB 941 Pine straw; sales to dealers; business license or tax number
McBee, Louise (88th) Hudson, Newt (156th) Crawford, Robert (Mack) M (129th)
Reaves, Henry L (178th)
HC: Ag SC: 03/13/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1209 Adulterated or mishandled food; markings; penalties
Purcell, Ann R (147th) Reaves, Henry L (178th) Floyd, Johnny W (138th)
HC: Ag SC: CAFF 03/27/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1211 Agricultural dealers; warehousemen; breach of bond
Floyd, Johnny W (138th) Reaves, Henry L (178th) Purcell, Ann R (147th)
HC: Ag SC: Ag 04/02/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1212 Structural Pest Control Comm; membership; include Comm of Agri
Purcell, Ann R (147th) Reaves, Henry L (178th) Floyd, Johnny W (138th)
HC: Ag SC: CAFF 03/27/98 Signed by Governor

HB 1242 Cotton; authorize assessment per bale
Reaves, Henry L (178th) Floyd, Johnny W (138th) Purcell, Ann R (147th)
HC: Ag SC: Ag 04/20/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1253 Georgia State Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP); enact
James, Lynmore (140th) Reaves, Henry L (178th) Floyd, Johnny W (138th)
Purcell, Ann R (147th) Tillman, Eugene C (173rd) Canty, Henrietta M (52nd)
HC: Ag SC: Ag 04/20/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1331 Pet dealers; foster homes; grooming facilities; amend provisions
Evans, Mike A (28th)
HC: Ag SC: 01/27/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1343 Green treefrog; designate as official state amphibian
Titus, III, Theo (180th) Martin, Jim (47th) Walker, Len (87th)
Massey, Warren (86th) Sanders, Bill (107th) Yates, John Phillip (106th)
HC: Ag SC: 02/02/98 H - Favorably Reported
HB 1369 Independent Agricultural Crop Consultants Act; enact
Reaves, Henry L (178th) Floyd, Johnny W (138th) Purcell, Ann R (147th)
HC: Ag SC: 01/28/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1371 Southern Dairy Compact; enact
Reaves, Henry L (178th) Floyd, Johnny W (138th) Purcell, Ann R (147th)
HC: Ag SC: 01/28/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1460 4-H clubs and FFA chapters; bonding requirements; exempt
Floyd, Johnny W (138th) Reaves, Henry L (178th) Purcell, Ann R (147th)
Hudson, Newt (156th) Royal, A. Richard (164th) McCall, Tom (90th)
HC: Ag SC: Ag 03/27/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1490 Turner County peanut monument; designate official monument
Holland, Ray (157th)
HC: Ag SC: Ag 04/02/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1539 Green treefrog; designate as official state amphibian
Titus, III, Theo (180th) Yates, John Phillip (106th) Parsons, Don L (40th)
Bates, Kermit (179th) Sanders, Bill (107th) Martin, Jim (47th)
HC: Ag SC: 02/09/98 H - Favorably Reported
HB 1638 Agriculture, Department of; establish certain animal control
James, Lynmore (140th) Bailey, Jr., Frank I (93rd) Jackson, William S (112th)
Tillman, Eugene C (173rd) Lucas, David E (124th)
HC: Ag SC: 02/23/98 H - Favorably Reported (Sub)
HB 1848 Water resources; animal feeding operations; moratoria
Dobbs, Denny M (92nd)
HC: Ag SC: 03/05/98 H - Read 2nd Time

HR 293 USDA; wheat quarantine; urge elimination of planned use
Hanner, Robert P (159th) Coleman, Terry L (142nd) Shaw, Jay (176th)
Hudson, Newt (156th) Floyd, Johnny W (138th) Greene, Gerald E (158th)
HC: Ag SC: 03/28/97 H - Recommitted
HR 547 Ag employers; H2A prog; urge streamlining by U S Dept of Labor (1)
Reaves, Henry L (178th) Purcell, Ann R (147th) James, Lynmore (140th)
Titus, III, Theo (180th) Floyd, Johnny W (138th) Greene, Gerald E (158th)
HC: Ag SC: 03/25/97 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 623 Canadian lumber; trade agreement limiting; urge Congress not rescind (2)
Floyd, Johnny W (138th) Murphy, Thomas B (18th)
HC: Ag SC: 03/28/97 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 734 Tobacco Industry Payments Trust Fund; create - CA
Barnes, Roy E (33rd)
HC: Ag SC: 02/17/98 H - Favorably Reported (Sub)
HR 811 Georgia; agricultural disaster area; urge Congress declare
Floyd, Johnny W (138th) Reaves, Henry L (178th) Purcell, Ann R (147th)
James, Lynmore (140th) McCall, Tom (90th) Crawford, Robert (Mack) M (129th)
HC: Ag SC: 01/26/98 H - Favorably Reported
HR 842 Red imported fire ant; urge federal govt increase funds to eradicate
Reaves, Henry L (178th) Floyd, Johnny W (138th) Purcell, Ann R (147th)
HC: Ag SC: Ag 04/23/98 Signed by Governor
HR 843 Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus; urge federal government increase funds
Reaves, Henry L (178th) Floyd, Johnny W (138th) Purcell, Ann R (147th)
HC: Ag SC: Ag 04/23/98 Signed by Governor
HR 856 Federal Crop Insurance Program; urge federal government revise laws
James, Lynmore (140th) Reaves, Henry L (178th) Sims, Chuck (167th)
Floyd, Johnny W (138th) Purcell, Ann R (147th)
HC: Ag SC: Ag 04/23/98 Signed by Governor
HR 995 Migrant farm workers; urge U. S. DOL to ensure adequate number
Reaves, Henry L (178th) Floyd, Johnny W (138th) Purcell, Ann R (147th)
HC: Ag SC: 03/03/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 1309 Local govt's; urge Gov & GEMA assist in weather-damage recovery
Floyd, Johnny W (138th) Reaves, Henry L (178th) Hanner, Robert P (159th)
Sims, Chuck (167th) Hudson, Newt (156th) Lane, Robert (146th)
HC: Ag SC: 03/16/98 H - Favorably Reported
SB 102 Agriculture Dept. - Commissioner's powers, record inspec., subpoenas
Ragan, Harold (11th) Middleton, Guy (50th) Streat, Sr., Van (19th)
SC: Ag HC: Ag 02/10/97 H - Read 2nd Time (FA )

SB 420 Southern Dairy Compact - enactment, compacts
Griffin, Jr., Floyd L (25th) Ragan, Harold (11th) Bowen, Rooney L (13th)
SC: Ag HC: Ag 04/23/98 Vetoed by Governor
SB 500 Seafood, Meat, Poultry Sale from Mobile Vehicle - licensing
Streat, Sr., Van (19th) Ragan, Harold (11th) Middleton, Guy (50th)
SC: CAFF HC: Ag 04/20/98 Signed by Governor

Clerk of the House
Robert E. Rivers, Jr., Clerk
Last Updated on 05/04/98

Poultry Sale from Mobile Vehicle - licensing Streat, Sr., Van (19th) Ragan, Harold (11th) Middleton, Guy (50th) SC: CAFF HC: Ag 04/20/98 Signed by Governor
Clerk of the House
Robert E. Rivers, Jr., Clerk
Last Updated on 05/04/98