HB 630 (BR 1903) - R. Henderson
AN ACT relating to ginseng.
Create new sections of KRS Chapter 246.650 to 246.660 to allow conservation officers and other peace officers to help enforce the ginseng laws; establish a Kentucky ginseng fund; amend KRS 246.650 to define "ginseng," "wild American ginseng," "wild simulated ginseng," "cultivated ginseng," "device," and "ginseng dealer"; amend KRS 246.660 to describe how the department shall administer a ginseng program, including requiring the department to establish licensing requirements for wild American ginseng and wild simulated ginseng; require the department to promulgate administrative regulations to establish a set of administrative violations and civil penalties; require the department to establish a procedure for suspending or revoking licenses or certificates; amend KRS 246.990 to establish penalties for violating the ginseng laws.
Feb 25-introduced in House
Feb 26-to Agriculture & Small Business (H); posting waived
Feb 27-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
Feb 28-2nd reading, to Rules
Mar 4-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 5, 2008
Mar 5-3rd reading, passed 93-1
Mar 6-received in Senate
Mar 10-to Agriculture & Natural Resources (S)