2008 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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No Funds for USDA National Identification System (language only)

Item 102 #1h

Item 102 #1h

Agriculture And Forestry
Agriculture and Consumer Services, Department of

Page 82, after line 2, insert:
"No funds derived from any source shall be used to implement, develop, maintain, enforce, or support any mandatory provisions of the program identified by the United States Department of Agriculture as the "National Identification System."

(This amendment prohibits the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services from expending funds to implement or participate in any mandatory provisions of the USDA's National Identification System for livestock. It is intended to allow for voluntary participation in the program by farmers and producers.)