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2009-2010 Regular Session - HB 842
Agriculture; preempt certain local ordinances; protect right to grow food crops; provisions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 1 of Title 2 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions relative to agriculture, so as to preempt certain local ordinances relating to production of agricultural or farm products; to protect the right to grow food crops and raise small animals on private property so long as such crops and animals are used for human consumption by the occupants, gardeners, or raisers and their households and not for commercial purposes; to define a term; to provide for effect on certain private agreements and causes of action; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Mar/11/2010 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Apr/03/2009 - House Second Readers
Apr/01/2009 - House First Readers
Mar/30/2009 - House Hopper
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