COMMITTEE REPORT




MADAM PRESIDENT:

    The Senate Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources, to which was referred House Bill No. 1129, has had the same under consideration and begs leave to report the same back to the Senate with the recommendation that said bill be AMENDED as follows:

SOURCE: Page 17, line 13; (12)AM112904.17. -->     Page 17, line 13, delete "quality" and insert " quantity".
    Page 25, after line 2, begin a new paragraph and insert:
SOURCE: ; (12)AM112904.43. -->     "SECTION 43. [EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE] (a) As used in this SECTION, "board" refers to the Indiana state board of animal health established by IC 15-17-3-1.
    (b) The board shall conduct a study of the issue of farmers selling unpasteurized milk to consumers.
    (c) The study required by subsection (b) must be concluded before November 1, 2012.
    (d) At the conclusion of the study, the board shall prepare a report setting forth the results of the study not later than December 1, 2012. The board shall:
        (1) present the report to:
            (A) the governor; and
            (B) the legislative council in an electronic format under IC 5-14-6; and
        (2) make copies of the report available to the public.

    (e) This SECTION expires June 30, 2013.

SOURCE: ; (12)AM112904.44. -->     SECTION 44. An emergency is declared for this act.".
    Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
    (Reference is to HB 1129 as reprinted January 27, 2012.)

and when so amended that said bill do pass .

Committee Vote: Yeas 7, Nays 0.

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Senator Mishler, Chairperson


AM 112904/DI 109    2012