2001-2002 Regular Session - SB 227
Agricultural Marketing Contracts Between Producers and Processors; Family Farm Fairness Act
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 13 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to contracts, so as to enact the "Family Farm Fairness Act"; to provide a short title; to define certain terms; to provide for the applicability of this Act to certain contracts; to provide an obligation of good faith; to provide requirements for an agricultural contract; to provide for the cancellation of a contract; to provide for certain improper provisions in contracts; to provide for liens; to provide for remedies for breaches of certain contracts; to provide for certain unlawful acts; to prohibit a contractual provision imposing the laws of another state; to provide for the resolution of disputes; to provide penalties; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Feb/21/2001 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/20/2001 - Senate Hopper