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2019-2020 Regular Session - HB 966
Conservation and natural resources; regulate the harvest and sale of palmetto berries
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 6 of Title 12 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to forest resources and other plant life, so as to regulate the harvest and sale of palmetto berries; to provide for definitions; to provide for legislative findings; to provide for certificates of harvest; to provide for records of harvest activities and purchase transactions; to provide for prohibited acts; to provide for stop sale, stop use, and removal orders; to provide for seizure of berries; to provide for home or personal use of berries; to provide for penalties and restitution; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Aug/05/2020 - Effective Date
Aug/05/2020 - Act 571
Aug/05/2020 - House Date Signed by Governor
Jul/02/2020 - House Sent to Governor
Jun/25/2020 - House Agreed Senate Amend or Sub
Jun/19/2020 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Jun/19/2020 - Senate Third Read
Jun/18/2020 - Senate Read Second Time
Jun/17/2020 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/04/2020 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/03/2020 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/03/2020 - House Third Readers
Feb/26/2020 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/24/2020 - House Second Readers
Feb/21/2020 - House First Readers
Feb/20/2020 - House Hopper
03/03/2020 Modified Structured Rule
Jun/25/2020 - House Vote #756Yea(140)Nay(14)NV(5)
Jun/19/2020 - Senate Vote #661Yea(49)Nay(4)NV(1)
Mar/03/2020 - House Vote #516Yea(125)Nay(42)NV(5)
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