SB 69 Prohibits trespassing on farms to enforce contracts for certain agricultural products
Sponsor: Shoemyer
LR Number: 0393L.01I Fiscal Note:
Committee: Agriculture, Conservation, Parks & Natural Resources
Last Action: 1/16/2007 - Second Read and Referred S Agriculture, Conservation, Parks & Natural Resources Committee Journal Page: S105
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2007

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Current Bill Summary

SB 69 - This act prohibits entities from conducting private investigations on farms to evaluate the origins of agricultural commodities or to enforce trade agreements or contracts associated with genetically-modified products without notifying the landowner and local law enforcement in advance. Anyone who violates this act shall be found guilty of trespassing and fined no less than $10,000 per violation.

This act is similar to HB 1299 (2006).