Make agriculture, forestry and fisheries more productive and sustainable — promote evidence-based policies and practices to support highly productive agricultural sectors crops, livestock, forestry and fisherieswhile ensuring that the natural resource base does not suffer in the process.
Prohibits a person from administering a medically important antimicrobial drug through feed or drinking water except pursuant to a veterinarian-client-patient relationship, as described.
Vetoed SB Walters-R Retail sale of shelled eggs Allows for the sale of a shelled egg that is the product of an egg-laying hen confined on a farm or place in accordance with the standards in a specified regulation adopted by the Secretary of the Department of Food and Agriculture.
Deletes the provisions establishing a method of calculating apportionments based on units of activity, and instead requires the amount of the subvention designated to each participating county to be established in a memorandum of understanding between the county agricultural commissioner and the Secretary of the Department of Food and Agriculture, in consultation with the Seed Advisory Board.
California Dairy Future Task Force Makes specified legislative findings and declarations regarding challenges faced by the dairy industry and requires the California Dairy Future Task Force to be continued in existence in order to evaluate and make recommendations on various issues relating to the specific purpose of developing a stable economic environment for all California dairy producers and processors.
Chapter 11, Statutes of AB Assembly Agriculture Committee Pasteurized in-shell eggs Excludes pasteurized in-shell eggs from the provisions that are generally applicable to shell eggs, and imposes labeling requirements on egg handlers of pasteurized in-shell eggs, as defined, under the Sherman Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Law.
ChapterStatutes of AB Gordon-D Community food production Permits a "community food producer," defined as a producer of agricultural products on land that is not zoned for agricultural use, to sell whole uncut fruits or vegetables, or unrefrigerated shell eggs, directly to the public, including restaurants, if the community food producer follows certain requirements.
Allows an HDF to directly sell or share excess raw milk, as specified. Died in Assembly Agriculture Committee AB Eggman-D Alternative milk marketing agreements Requires that milk purchased under an alternative milk market agreement be valued based on the announced minimum class price, as though the minimum class price had applied to the milk, for the collection of security charges and handler's average monthly milk purchases.
Limits the value established for the Milk Producers Security Fund under an alternative milk marketing agreement to the value established under the alternative milk marketing agreement or the value determined using the minimum class price under the stabilization and marketing plan, whichever is lower.
Died in Senate Rules Committee ACR Eggman-D National Strawberry Month Celebrates May as National Strawberry Month and recognizes the contributions of California strawberry farmers and the California Strawberry Commission in supporting a quintessential California crop that sustains families, communities, the environment, the California economy, and the opportunity for immigrants to pursue the American Dream.
ChapterStatutes of SB Monning-D Pesticide Contamination Prevention Act Updates and clarifies the methodology used to determine how pesticides are included on the Groundwater Protection List by deleting prescribed scientific methods and instead requiring the Department of Pesticide Regulation, in consultation with a specified subcommittee, to develop peer-reviewed methods.
Requires the Department, for a pesticide whose continued use is allowed, to continuously review new data that will impact the validity of previous findings on the potential for pesticides to pollute groundwater. Provides that violations are a misdemeanor and subject to prosecution or civil penalty.
Requires that schools and other specified sites within one-quarter mile of planned pesticide application be notified in writing of the planned pesticide application. Requires that signs posted in fields include the name of the pesticide, date and time of the restricted entry interval, the telephone numbers of the commissioner and pesticide applicator, and requires that the pesticide applicator telephone be answered at all times.
Pierce's Disease Extends sunset dates for provisions relating to Pierce's Disease and the glassy-winged sharpshooter.
ChapterStatutes of AB Buchanan-D Noxious weed management Redistributes the proportional allocation of funds from the Noxious Weed Management Account to be used for specific activities, such as weed control and research, to the Department of Food and Agriculture to carry out provisions of noxious weed management.
Adds to list of specified aggravating factors creating the crime of aggravated arson, a fire set with the intent to disrupt the commercial operations of an animal feeding operation, animal feedlot, or livestock sales yard.
Prohibits a person from being civilly or criminally liable for providing documentary evidence of suspected animal cruelty as defined, or for providing a law enforcement agency with information about the person or employer suspected of animal cruelty.
California Farmland Protection Act Requires, as part of the California Environmental Quality Act review process for a project that involves the conversion of agricultural lands, the lead agency, to 1 require that all feasible mitigation of the identified significant environmental impacts associated with the conversion be completed by the project applicant and 2 consider the permanent protection or replacement of agricultural land as feasible mitigation for these impacts.
Extends the sunset date for the collection of annual fees charged by DFA; authorizes DFA to deny, suspend, or revoke licenses and registrations; increases violation penalties; and makes conforming and technical changes.
ChapterStatutes of AB Bigelow-R Cattle protection Prohibits anyone from registering or owning a cattle brand for five years if convicted of grand theft for stealing specified livestock.
ChapterStatutes of AB Salas-D California Seed Law Defines "neighbor" and adds "corporation" to the definition of "person" within the California Seed Law and prohibits the adoption or enforcement of a local ordinance that regulates plants, crops, or seeds without the consent of the Secretary of the Department of Food and Agriculture.
Chapter 98, Statutes of AB Eggman-D District agricultural associations Revises several provisions relating to the state oversight of district agricultural associations.
Authorizes these fairs to take specified actions without the prior approval of state agencies, authorizes the Governor to remove fair board members with cause, and reduces the frequency of audits for smaller fairs, among other provisions and technical changes.
Specifies that a district agricultural association is not required to submit any written report to the Governor, the Legislature, or a state agency, except as specified.
ChapterStatutes of AB Ting-D Certified farmers' markets Makes various changes to the rules governing certified farmers' markets, including requiring all harvested, cut, wrapped, or otherwise processed meat, poultry, and fish products offered for sale in a farmers' market to be from approved sources and to be maintained at 41 degrees Fahrenheit, prohibiting smoking of nicotine products within 25 feet of the commerce area of the certified farmers' markets, and requiring food samples to be distributed by the producer in a manner that is sanitary.
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