FEIGENHOLTZ, DART, MAY, LANG AND BIGGINS.
SAFE EGG ACT
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Creates the Safe Egg Act. Prohibits the use of forced
(starvation-induced) molting procedures on egg-laying hens. Makes
violation a Class A misdemeanor. Provides for administration by the
Department of Agriculture. Authorizes civil penalties and certain
enforcement actions. Effective immediately.
FISCAL NOTE (Department of Agriculture)
Impact on the Department for additional staff would total
$290,000. This cost figure could potentially be higher
dependent on the number of such operations within the State.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: JAN-07-2003
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 0
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