LD 533 (subjects: PRODUCTS , EGGS )
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|2/26/2015||House||Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry suggested and ordered printed.
The Bill was REFERRED to the Committee on AGRICULTURE, CONSERVATION AND FORESTRY.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
|2/26/2015||Senate||On motion by Senator Edgecomb of Aroostook, REFERRED to the Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry, in concurrence.|
|4/1/2015||Senate||Pursuant to Joint Rule 310.3 Placed in Legislative Files (DEAD)|
An Act To Ensure Humane Conditions for Egg-laying Poultry
Sec. 1. 7 MRSA 4015, sub- 3, C is enacted to read:
(1) Transport the poultry;
(2) Show the poultry at a licensed agricultural fair or as part of 4-H activities;
(3) Hold the poultry prior to slaughter; or
(4) Confine the poultry for veterinary or research purposes.
This bill provides for humane space standards for all egg-laying poultry that allow them to move freely, with exceptions for specific circumstances.
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