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Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee, 2003-2004

 Collection
Identifier: 01-ST2003_02

Scope and Contents

Some of the specific issues on which the 2003-2004 Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee focused are: Milk Pooling Regulations, Commercial Manure Hauling and Road Weight Limits, the Energy Harvest Program, creating a Bureau of New Agricultural Business Development, Farmland Preservation and Agroterrorism and Biosecurity. The Committee also travelled to the Ag Progress Days and held meetings during the event. In 2003, the Ag Progress Days event was held in State College from August 19 to 21. The event was held in Rock Springs, PA in 2004 from August 17-19.

Republican Art Hershey chaired the 2003-2004 Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee. Sheila Miller served as Vice Chair and Sandra Major served as Secretary. On the Democratic side of the aisle, Peter Daley served as minority Chair, Thomas Scrimenti served as minority Vice Chair and Richard Grucela served as the Democrat's Secretary.

Dates

  • 2003-2004
  • Other: Date acquired: 12/11/2003

Creator

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Extent

0.50 Cubic Feet

0.50 Cubic Feet

Arrangement Note

This collection is arranged in seven series: 1. Committee Record; 2. Meetings, Tours and Public Hearings; 3. House Bills; 4. Senate Bills; 5. House Resolution; 6. House Blue Backs; and 7. Senate Green Backs.

Custodial History

Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives.

Source of Acquisition

Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee

Method of Acquisition

Pursuant to House Rule 45 of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives (titled “Powers and Duties of Standing Committees and Subcommittees”) governing the management and disposition of historically valuable committee material, the secretary of the committee must record the attendance of Members and any votes taken, the minutes of the meeting and records, bills, and other papers in the possession of committees and subcommittees which must be submitted to the Chief Clerk at the end of every two year legislative session for permanent archival storage.

Existence and Location of Originals

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Related Materials

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives holds two collections that may also be of interest:

Papers of Art Hershey and the Papers of Sheila Miller.
Title
Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee, 2003-2004
Author
HJM
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
eng

Repository Details

Part of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives Repository

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