SB 1201 Provides for contract provisions in purchase agreements for genetically enhanced seed
Sponsor:Foster Co-Sponsor(s)
LR Number:4878S.01I Fiscal Note:4878-01
Committee:Commerce and Environment
Last Action:03/12/02 - Hearing Conducted S Commerce & Environment Committee Journal page:
Effective Date:August 28, 2002
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Current Bill Summary

SB 1201 - This act requires the agreements signed by farmers at the time of purchase of genetically enhanced seed shall have a provision that allows the farmer or individual to plant seed derived from the originally purchased seed on his or her own land or on land rented by the original purchaser of the seed. Seed companies can still require the seed not be sold, given away or otherwise distributed.

This act is identical to HCS/HB 1856 (2002).