Maine LD 546: An Act To Assist Individuals To Obtain a Permit To Grow and Sell Water Spinach

LD 546 (subjects: PRODUCTS , WATER SPINACH )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=546&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text | Patterns of Support


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Rep. Roberta Beavers of South Berwick: (D – District 2) — e-mail | Facebook

4 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
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.
5/21/2015 Senate Pursuant to Joint Rule 310.3 Placed in Legislative Files (DEAD)

Bill Text

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An Act To Assist Individuals To Obtain a Permit To Grow and Sell Water Spinach

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

Sec. 1. 7 MRSA c. 417 is enacted to read:

CHAPTER 417

WATER SPINACH

2431. Information on water spinach permitting

The Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry shall provide information about the proper process for obtaining a permit from the United States Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service to individuals seeking to grow and sell Ipomoea aquatica Forssk, commonly referred to as water spinach.

SUMMARY

This bill requires the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry to provide information about the proper process for obtaining a federal permit to individuals seeking to grow and sell water spinach in Maine.

Patterns of Support

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