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Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee, 2005-2006

Identifier: 01-ST2005_02
Scope and Contents During the 2005-2006 Session, the Agricultural and Rural Affairs Committee handled the following topics through committee or informational meetings: amendments to the Agriculture Area Security Law (House Bills 619, 629 and 671 and Senate Bills 723 and 940), nutrient management, livestock issues (House Bill 1580) including the National Animal Identification System (NAIS), land conservation (House Bill 1895 and Senate Bill 1224), farmers' market development program ( House Bill 2472), the...

Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee, 2007-2008

Identifier: 01-ST2007_02
Scope and Contents During the 2007-2008 Session, the Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee dealt, in depth, with the following topics: the Dog Law (House Bill 2525), the Future of Community Fairs, Agriculture Education and Careers, Providing for Organic Farming Transition Program and Establishing Organic Agriculture Development Fund (House Bill 2347), Agriculture Fair Share Funding and the Pennsylvania Farmland and Forest Land Assessment Act of 1974 (Clean and Green). This collection includes...

Game and Fisheries Committee, 2001-2002

Identifier: 01-ST2001_10
Scope and Contents During the 2001-2002 Legislative Session the Game and Fish Committee conducted meetings, hearings, and tours related to wildlife management and related issues. The Committee paid special attention to Polychlorinated Biphenyls, or PCBs, in trout, hatcheries in Pennsylvania, licenses and permits, wild turkey hunting, deer management, elk and black bears.Very little supporting material was supplied with the 2001-2002 Game and Fisheries Committee papers. The vast majority of this...

Task Force to Study Commonwealth-Owned Lands pursuant to House Resolution 49

Identifier: 02-SS2001_04
Scope and Contents The Task Force began their work in early 2002 meeting with specialists in the forestry and conservation industries. The bulk of this collection includes materials generated from these meetings and hearings, either public or informational. Following are descriptions of these meetings and hearings. During the March 12, 2002 informational meeting, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) State Forester, James R. Grace, Ph.D., provided an overview of Pennsylvania’s...