Senate Committee on Agriculture, Forestry, Aquaculture, and Rural Development
May 26, 2020
9:00 a.m.
Room E

Scheduled
 




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CALL TO ORDER

ROLL CALL

APPROVAL OF MINUTES
 May 5, 2020

LEGISLATION TO BE CONSIDERED
 HB392MCFARLANDAGRICULTURE/FOREST DEPT - Removes a specific function of the office of forestry and certain authority of the Louisiana Forestry Commission related to production and prices of forest tree seedlings grown by the department
 HB393MCFARLANDAGRICULTURE/FOREST COMR - Provides for the commissioner's authority to regulate cooperative agreements within the Louisiana Forestry Productivity Program
 HB394MCFARLANDFORESTRY - Provides relative to the State Forestry Commission's comprehensive management plan for the Alexander State Forest and Indian Creek
 HB426THOMPSONAGRICULTURAL COMMODITIES - Provides relative to seed testing and labeling
 HB496RISERAGRICULTURE/GRAIN - Provides relative to grain buyers within the agricultural commodity dealer and warehouse law and to the Grain and Cotton Indemnity Fund (RE SEE FISC NOTE SD RV See Note)
 HB618THOMPSONAGRICULTURE - Provides for the regulation of commercial feed and use of the Feed and Fertilizer Fund
 HB754DUSTIN MILLERAGRICULTURE - Expands the powers and authority of livestock brand inspectors
 HB843SCHEXNAYDERAGRICULTURAL COMMODITIES - To provide for the regulation of industrial hemp, industrial hemp products, and industrial hemp-derived cannabidiol (CBD) products (RE INCREASE GF EX See Note)

CONSIDERATION OF ANY OTHER MATTERS THAT MAY COME BEFORE THE COMMITTEE

ADJOURNMENT
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