The Senate Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee will consider two bills at a meeting set for 10:45 a.m., Wednesday (February 3) in the Senate Chamber, according to Committee Chairman Senator Elder Vogel.
Senate Bill 36, sponsored by Senator Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-28), provides for license fee exemptions for service dogs used by a fire department, sheriff’s office or in the performance of rescue services or medical emergency services. Currently, the fee exemption exists only for any municipal or state police department or agency.
Senate Bill 64, sponsored by Senator Scott Martin (R-13), directs a portion of the state-allocated farmland preservation funding to be set aside annually for use by land trusts.
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