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SB 92/CI (BR 1025) - D. Givens

     AN ACT relating to agriculture.
     Amend KRS 261.200 to create, amend, and delete definitions; amend KRS 261.230 to require buying stations to be licensed, to require stockyards to annually identify dealers that conduct business with the stockyards, and to verify that dealers are properly licensed and bonded; amend KRS 261.240 to require buying stations to file monthly reports to the department regarding the number of livestock received and sold; amend KRS 261.250 to require buying stations to permit the department to inspect their business records; amend KRS 261.260 to require buying stations to be bonded and to require each facility to show independent proof of credit worthiness; amend KRS 261.270 to require buying stations to use certified weigh scales; amend KRS 261.280 to prohibit buying stations from misweighing livestock; amend KRS 261.990 to impose additional fines and penalties for stockyards and buying stations that violate provisions of the chapter; amend KRS 261.370 to conform; create a new section of KRS Chapter 261 to require market agencies to be licensed by the department.

     Jan 10-introduced in Senate
     Jan 11-to Agriculture (S)
     Jan 26-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Jan 27-2nd reading, to Rules
     Jan 30-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, January 31, 2012
     Jan 31-3rd reading, passed 36-0
     Feb 1-received in House
     Feb 2-to Agriculture & Small Business (H)
     Mar 12-posted in committee
     Mar 14-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 15-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 16, 2012
     Mar 21-3rd reading, passed 93-0
     Mar 22-received in Senate; enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
     Mar 27-enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House; delivered to Governor
     Apr 6-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 28)

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