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CS/SB 1132: Agriculture

GENERAL BILL by Budget Subcommittee on General Government Appropriations ; Hays ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Montford ; Evers

Agriculture; Revising definitions relating to the Florida Right to Farm Act to include beekeeping; revising the definition of the term “apiary” and adding a definition for the term “apiculture”; providing that authority to regulate honeybee colonies is preempted to the state; requiring that the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services adopt rules after consulting with local governments and other affected stakeholders; providing an exemption from the Florida Building Code for farm signs, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2012
Last Action: 3/5/2012 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 1197 (Ch. 2012-83) -SJ 787
Location: Laid on Table
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Agriculture (AG)
  2. Budget Subcommittee on General Government Appropriations (BGA)
  3. Budget (BC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/2/2011 Senate • Filed
1/10/2012 Senate • Referred to Agriculture; Budget -SJ 92
• Introduced -SJ 92
1/18/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Agriculture, 01/23/12, 10:00 am, 37 Senate Office Building
1/23/2012 Senate • Favorable by Agriculture; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 263
• Now in Budget -SJ 263
1/25/2012 Senate • Subreferred to Budget Subcommittee on General Government Appropriations -SJ 282
• Now in Budget Subcommittee on General Government Appropriations
1/30/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Budget Subcommittee on General Government Appropriations, 02/02/12, 8:00 am, 401 Senate Office Building
2/2/2012 Senate • CS by Budget Subcommittee on General Government Appropriations; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 325
2/3/2012 Senate • Now in Budget -SJ 325
2/7/2012 Senate • CS by Budget Subcommittee on General Government Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 332
2/16/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Budget, 02/21/12, 3:45 pm, 412 Knott Building
2/21/2012 Senate • Favorable by- Budget; YEAS 21 NAYS 0 -SJ 671
2/22/2012 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 671
2/29/2012 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/02/12
3/2/2012 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/05/12
3/5/2012 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 787
• Amendment(s) adopted (331924, 340072, 549494, 581974, 748548, 947888) -SJ 787
• Substituted CS/HB 1197 -SJ 787
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 1197 (Ch. 2012-83) -SJ 787