Senate Ag Committee to Consider 4 Bills, Including Agricultural Commodity Indemnity Fund Legislation

HARRISBURG – The Senate Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee will hold a voting meeting at 12:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 5, in Room 461 of the Main Capitol Building to consider the following legislation:

  • Senate Bill 907 (Sen. Yaw) – Creating the Animal Welfare Board. An amendment – A03845 (Yaw) – is planned, which would update and clarify members of the board.
  • Senate Bill 960 (Sen. J. Ward) – Repeals Act 215 of 1965, The Frozen Dessert Law, and amends Title 3 of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes with Frozen Dessert Safety sanitation standards and related penalties.
  • Senate Bill 1032 (Sen. Schwank) – Amends Title 3 of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes to create the Agricultural Commodity Indemnity Fund, providing for licensing and regulation of agricultural commodity handlers, including penalties and enforcement.
  • Senate Bill 1181 (Sen. Brooks) – Creates the Whole Milk in Pennsylvania Schools Act to allow Pennsylvania milk to be purchased for consumption in the Commonwealth’s schools.

The meeting will be streamed live on the committee website.

CONTACT:                  Cara Laudenslager          

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