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Short Title

Revises Animal Diseases Law and other agricultural laws 
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Long Title To amend sections 901.23, 921.12, 940.02, 941.01, 941.03, 941.04, 941.06, 941.07, 941.09, 941.10, 941.11, 941.14, 943.02, 943.14, 1327.46, 1327.48, 1327.50, 1327.501, 1327.61, 1327.99, and 4707.02 and to enact section 1327.502 of the Revised Code to include diseases of concern within the scope of the Animal Diseases Law, and to make changes to the laws governing weights and measures, livestock dealers, auctioneers, the membership of the Farmland Preservation Advisory Board, the duties of the Ohio Soil and Water Conservation Commission, and the pesticide licensing renewal process.


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Effective Date

March 23, 2016


Senate Rules and Reference Committee
Senate Agriculture Committee
House Agriculture and Rural Development Committee

Primary Sponsors

Dorothy Pelanda


Marlene Anielski
Nickie J. Antonio
Tim W. Brown
Jim Buchy
Cheryl L. Grossman
Bob D. Hackett
David Hall
Stephen D. Hambley
Bill Hayes
Brian Hill
Terry Johnson
Steven W. Kraus
Sarah LaTourette
Jeff McClain
Bill Patmon
John Patterson
Cliff Rosenberger
Gary Scherer
Ryan Smith
Robert Sprague
Edna Brown
Bill Coley
John Eklund
Cliff Hite
Jim Hughes
Peggy Lehner
Tom Patton
Bob Peterson
Tom Sawyer
Bill Seitz
Charleta B. Tavares
Cecil Thomas
Chris Widener
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