HB 2837 Weights and measures; inspections.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)
Weights and measures; inspections.  Eliminates (i) the annual minimum inspection of commercial weights and measures by the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and grants the Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services discretion to determine the frequency of inspections, and (ii) the required official inspection of new or used weights or measures. This bill also (i) allows the Commissioner to accept private companies' inspection of weights and measures as official inspections and (ii) requires that the Commissioner report annually to the General Assembly on the Department's testing and inspection activities for the weights and measures program including the number and frequency of inspections.

Full text:
01/20/05  House: Presented & ordered printed 059249504  pdf | impact statement
02/02/05  House: Committee substitute printed 053956504-H1  pdf | impact statement
03/07/05  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2837ER)  pdf | impact statement
04/04/05  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0850)  pdf

Senate amendments
Senate amendments engrossed
Conference amendments

01/20/05  House: Presented & ordered printed 059249504
01/20/05  House: Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
02/02/05  House: Reported from A., C. & N. R. w/substitute (22-Y 0-N)
02/02/05  House: Committee substitute printed 053956504-H1
02/03/05  House: Read first time
02/04/05  House: Read second time
02/04/05  House: Committee substitute agreed to 053956504-H1
02/04/05  House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2837H1
02/05/05  House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (96-Y 0-N)
02/05/05  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (96-Y 0-N)
02/05/05  House: Communicated to Senate
02/07/05  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/05  Senate: Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/14/05  Senate: Reported from A. C. & N. R. w/amd (14-Y 0-N)
02/15/05  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/15/05  Senate: VOTE: CONST. RDG. DISPENSED R (39-Y 0-N)
02/16/05  Senate: Read third time
02/16/05  Senate: Reading of amendment waived
02/16/05  Senate: Committee amendment agreed to
02/16/05  Senate: Reading of amendments waived
02/16/05  Senate: Amendments by Sen. Deeds agreed to
02/16/05  Senate: Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/16/05  Senate: Passed Senate with amendments (40-Y 0-N)
02/16/05  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE R (40-Y 0-N)
02/17/05  House: Placed on Calendar
02/18/05  House: Senate amendments #1 and #2 agreed to by House (93-Y 0-N)
02/18/05  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (93-Y 0-N)
02/18/05  House: Senate amendment #3 rejected by House (4-Y 89-N)
02/18/05  House: VOTE: REJECTED (4-Y 89-N)
02/22/05  Senate: Senate insisted on amendment (39-Y 0-N)
02/22/05  Senate: VOTE: INSIST & REQUEST (39-Y 0-N)
02/22/05  Senate: Senate requested conference committee
02/23/05  House: House acceded to request
02/23/05  House: Conferees appointed by House
02/23/05  House: Delegates: Sherwood, Landes, Stump
02/23/05  Senate: Conferees appointed by Senate
02/23/05  Senate: Senators: Bolling, Ruff, Blevins
02/24/05  Senate: Passed by temporarily
02/24/05  House: Conference report agreed to by House (95-Y 0-N)
02/24/05  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (95-Y 0-N)
02/24/05  Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/24/05  Senate: VOTE: CONF. COMMITTEE RPT. (39-Y 0-N)
03/07/05  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2837ER)
03/09/05  House: Enrolled
03/09/05  House: Signed by Speaker
03/11/05  Senate: Signed by President
03/26/05  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 850 (effective 7/1/05)
04/04/05  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0850)