2011-2012 Regular Session - HB 853
Georgia Right to Grow Act; enact
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 provide a short title; 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 or the products thereof 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 local authority and causes of action; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Feb/09/2012 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/02/2012 - House Second Readers
Feb/01/2012 - House First Readers
Jan/31/2012 - House Hopper