04RS HB127


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HB 127 (BR 122) - C. Belcher

     AN ACT relating to the control of pest plants.
     Create a a new section of KRS Chapter 146 to establish the Pest Plant Board to identify and coordinate a statewide response to noxious weeds and invasive plant species; describe membership, terms of service, meetings, compensation, mission, and duties.


     HCS - Create Pest Plant Board; replace "noxious" with "invasive"; eliminate regulatory authority, farm bureau member to be a full-time farmer.

     HFA (1, C. Belcher) - Exclude "agronomic crops" from any listing of pest plants.

     HFA (2, C. Belcher) - Exclude "agricultural crops" from any listing of pest plants.

     HFA (3, R. Thomas) - Exclude agricultural crops from list of pest plants; define agricultural crops

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Jan 6-introduced in House; to Agriculture and Small Business (H)
     Jan 20-posted in committee
     Mar 11-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 12-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 15-floor amendments (1) and (2) filed to Committee Substitute
     Mar 16-floor amendment (3) filed to Committee Substitute
     Mar 18-recommitted to Agriculture and Small Business (H)

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