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HB 176 Agriculture, Department of; enter into agreements with the federal government to enforce provisions of certain federal laws; authorize

Voted on Thursday February 9, 2017

Michael Caldwell's thoughts

This legislation provides for state agents to carry out federal law rather than federal agents with regard to the food safety modernization act. In simple terms: if you're a Georgia farmer, you'd much prefer deal with a Georgian in the GA Ag Department than a federal agent out of DC.

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Yea
Majority vote: Yea

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