MD HB50 | 2019 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (? 1-0)
Status: Passed on April 18 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-04-18 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 131
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Establishing the Maryland Produce Safety Program in the Department of Agriculture to reduce the risk of adverse impacts on human health from the consumption of contaminated produce; requiring the Program to conform with certain federal standards for growing, harvesting, packing, and holding produce for human consumption; defining a "covered farm" as one which sold produce, over a 3-year period, with an average annual monetary value of $25,000; requiring the Secretary of Agriculture to administer and enforce the Program; etc.

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Department of Agriculture - Maryland Produce Safety Program


Roll Calls

2019-03-24 - Senate - Senate Floor - Third Reading Passed (47-0) (Y: 47 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-02-22 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (141-0) (Y: 142 N: 1 NV: 1 Abs: 5) [PASS]


2019-04-18HouseApproved by the Governor - Chapter 131
2019-03-29HouseReturned Passed
2019-03-28SenateThird Reading Passed (47-0)
2019-03-27SenateSecond Reading Passed
2019-03-27SenateFavorable Report Adopted
2019-03-26SenateFavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2019-03-11SenateHearing 3/19 at 1:00 p.m.
2019-02-25SenateFirst Reading Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2019-02-22HouseThird Reading Passed (141-0)
2019-02-20HouseSecond Reading Passed
2019-02-20HouseFavorable Report Adopted
2019-02-18HouseFavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
2019-01-31HouseHearing 2/06 at 1:30 p.m.
2019-01-31HouseHearing canceled
2019-01-23HouseHearing 2/06 at 1:00 p.m.
2019-01-14HouseFirst Reading Environment and Transportation


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Bill Comments