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2019-2020 Regular Session - SB 407
Forest Resources and Other Plant Life; harvest and sale of palmetto berries; regulate
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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
Jun/25/2020 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
Jun/19/2020 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
Jun/17/2020 - House Committee Favorably Reported
Mar/09/2020 - House Second Readers
Mar/05/2020 - House First Readers
Mar/04/2020 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/04/2020 - Senate Third Read
Feb/28/2020 - Senate Read Second Time
Feb/27/2020 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/21/2020 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/20/2020 - Senate Hopper
06/19/2020 Withdrawn from the Rules Calendar and recommitted to Rules; 06/25/2020 Withdrawn from the Rules Calendar and recommitted to Rules
Mar/04/2020 - Senate Vote #531Yea(51)Nay(3)NV(1)
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