By Brenda Ford
Bill 113 Communication # 385 - http://tinyurl.com/k265p3r
“Genetically Modified or Engineered
Summary of Bill
to cultivate, develop or use any GMOs or to genetically modify any specific
or non-specific parts of an organism’s genome.
state/federal licensed medical or agricultural research institutions
are exempt if contained in a biosafety level 3 facility.
cultivation, development or use of GMOs may continue for a period not
to exceed 30 months.
of Environmental Management.
Registration: $100 annual
registration fee beginning within 60 days of the effective date of this
Administrative Enforcement: Violators
fined $1000, and $1000 per day of violation.
Violators who fail to comply are arrested for petty misdemeanor, fined
$1000 or 30 days in jail. Responsible
for costs of testing, removal, destruction of GMOs, and remediation of
|Council - Second Reading - Public Testimony
|Council - First Reading - Discussion
||Environmental Management Hearing
||Hearing Discussion: First 28 minutes.
NOTE: Budget & Enforcement Authority
||Committee Hearing: Revives the bill & sends it to the Environmental Management Division - since they are written into the language of the bill.
||Committee Hearing & Public Testimony
||Kills the Bill
Updated: October 31, 2013