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2010 Senate Bill 6634: Providing penalties for failure to comply with dairy farm record keeping.
  1. Introduced by Sen. Kevin Ranker (Orcas Island) (D) on January 19, 2010, authorizes the department of agriculture to impose a civil penalty, not to exceed five thousand dollars in a calendar year, on a dairy producer for failure to comply with dairy nutrient management recordkeeping requirements.
    • Referred to the Senate Agriculture, Water & Rural Economic Development Committee on January 19, 2010.
      • Substitute offered in the Senate on January 29, 2010, to provide that persons may appeal a civil penalty to the Pollution Control Hearings Board. The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on January 29, 2010.
    • Referred to the Senate Rules Committee on January 29, 2010.
  2. Passed 43 to 4 in the Senate on February 16, 2010, to authorize the Department of Agriculture to impose a civil penalty on a dairy producer of up to $5,000 for failure to comply with nutrient management record keeping requirements. The aggregate penalty is not to exceed $5,000 in a calendar year.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the House on February 17, 2010.
    • Referred to the House Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee on February 17, 2010.
    • Referred to the House Rules Committee on February 23, 2010.
  4. Passed 86 to 10 in the House on February 28, 2010, authorizes the Washington State Department of Agriculture to impose a civil penalty on a dairy producer of up to $5,000 for failure to comply with nutrient management recordkeeping requirements.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  5. Signed by Gov. Christine Gregoire on March 17, 2010, authorizes the Washington State Department of Agriculture to impose a civil penalty on a dairy producer of up to $5,000 for failure to comply with nutrient management recordkeeping requirements.

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