Senate Ag Committee Report Out 4 Bills, Including Agricultural Commodity Indemnity Fund, Whole Milk in PA Schools Legislation

HARRISBURG – The Senate Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee has reported out four bills to the full Senate, according to committee chairman Sen. Elder Vogel (R-47).

The four bills are:

  • Senate Bill 907 (Sen. Yaw) – Creating the Animal Welfare Board. The committee approved an amendment to the bill regarding 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.

CLICK HERE for video of the committee meeting.

CONTACT:                  Cara Laudenslager          




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