SB 599 Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry created; to report on growth.
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Summary as introduced:
Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry. Creates the Secretariat of Agriculture and Forestry. The new secretariat will have the following responsibilities: (i) coordinate the work of state agencies to facilitate the growth and viability of the agriculture and forestry industries, (ii) ensure that these industries contribute to the revitalization of Virginia's rural economies, (iii) enhance the opportunities for global promotion of agriculture and forestry products, (iv) participate in federal and state programs that benefit the Commonwealth's agriculture and forestry industries, and (v) promote the development and marketing of agriculture and forestry specialty products.

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01/17/02  Senate: Presented & ordered printed 022967436  pdf | impact statement

01/17/02  Senate: Presented & ordered printed 022967436
01/17/02  Senate: Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
01/28/02  Senate: Reported from A. C. & N. R. (15-Y 0-N)
01/28/02  Senate: Rereferred to Finance
02/05/02  Senate: Continued to 2003 in Finance (15-Y 0-N)
12/09/02  Senate: Left in Finance