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CS/CS/HB 7007: Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

GENERAL BILL by State Affairs Committee ; Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee ; Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee ; Raburn ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Albritton ; Artiles ; Jacobs ; Mayfield ; Steube ; Van Zant ; Watson, C.

Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services; Revises, creates, & repeals provisions relating to issues under regulatory oversight of DACS, including issuance of pest control operator's certificate, limited certification for urban landscape commercial fertilizer application, citrus inspector licensure, Florida Food Safety Act, adulterated & misbranded food products, electronic data processing & management information systems support, use of funds in Pest Control Trust Fund, Division of Marketing & Development, Division of Consumer Services, Office of Agriculture Technology Services, Florida Agriculture Center & Horse Park Authority, Florida Agricultural Promotional Campaign & Advisory Council, fertilizer sales reports & payment of related inspection fees, preemptive regulatory authority for commercial feed & feedstuff & polystyrene products, treatment or destruction of infested or infected plants & plant products, soil & water conservation districts, Florida Forest Service lands for public use, school nutrition programs, affidavit requirements for complaints filed by agricultural products dealers, & reports by & annual inspections of grain dealers, designates official state honey.

Effective Date: 7/1/2016
Last Action: 3/16/2016 - Chapter No. 2016-61, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 749 (Ch. 2016-88)
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/10/2015 House • Filed
11/17/2015 House • Referred to Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee; State Affairs Committee -HJ 128
1/11/2016 House • On Committee agenda-- Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee, 01/13/16, 10:00 am, Reed Hall
1/12/2016 House • Introduced -HJ 127
1/13/2016 House • CS by Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 242
1/19/2016 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
1/20/2016 House • CS by Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 238
1/21/2016 House • Now in State Affairs Committee -HJ 249
1/26/2016 House • On Committee agenda-- State Affairs Committee, 01/28/16, 10:00 am, Morris Hall
1/28/2016 House • CS/CS by- State Affairs Committee; YEAS 17 NAYS 0 -HJ 318
• Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 316
• CS/CS by State Affairs Committee read 1st time -HJ 313
1/29/2016 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/02/16
2/2/2016 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 344
• Amendment(s) adopted (577787) -HJ 346
• Placed on 3rd reading
2/3/2016 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 371
• Amendment(s) adopted (451945) -HJ 372
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 117 NAYS 2 -HJ 372
2/10/2016 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Agriculture; Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government; Appropriations -SJ 351
• Received -SJ 351
3/8/2016 Senate • Withdrawn from Agriculture; Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government; Appropriations -SJ 805
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 805
• Substituted for CS/CS/SB 1010 -SJ 805
• Read 2nd time -SJ 805
• Amendment(s) failed (156190, 801342) -SJ 806
• Amendment(s) adopted (781556, 949350) -SJ 806
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/9/2016 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 849
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 38 NAYS 0 -SJ 850
3/9/2016 House • In returning messages
• Was taken up -HJ 967
• Concurred in 2 amendment(s) (781556, 949350) -HJ 968
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 110 NAYS 4 -HJ 968
• Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -HJ 969
3/11/2016 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor -HJ 1434
3/16/2016 • Approved by Governor
• Chapter No. 2016-61, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 749 (Ch. 2016-88)