SB 354 Beehive Grant Fund and Beehive Grant Program; created.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)

Beehive Grant Program.  Creates the Beehive Grant Fund and Beehive Grant Program for new beehives. The grant is $200 to registered beekeepers for each new hive purchased or materials or supplies purchased to construct a new hive. The bill limits the grant to $2,400 per individual per calendar year. Grants would be paid from such funds as are appropriated for the purpose. This bill is identical to HB 300.

Full text:
01/11/12  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12100631D  pdf | impact statement
02/08/12  Senate: Committee substitute printed 12105246D-S1  pdf | impact statement
02/27/12  House: Committee substitute printed 12105651D-H1  pdf
03/05/12  Senate: Conference substitute printed 12105870D-S2  pdf
03/08/12  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB354ER)  pdf | impact statement
03/30/12  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0473)  pdf

Amendments:
Conference amendments

Status:
01/11/12  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12100631D
01/11/12  Senate: Referred to Committee on Finance
02/08/12  Senate: Reported from Finance with substitute (15-Y 0-N)
02/08/12  Senate: Committee substitute printed 12105246D-S1
02/09/12  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/10/12  Senate: Read second time
02/10/12  Senate: Reading of substitute waived
02/10/12  Senate: Committee substitute agreed to 12105246D-S1
02/10/12  Senate: Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB354S1
02/13/12  Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 1-N)
02/15/12  House: Placed on Calendar
02/15/12  House: Read first time
02/15/12  House: Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/17/12  House: Assigned App. sub: Economic Development, Agriculture and Natural Resources
02/27/12  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (8-Y 0-N)
02/27/12  House: Reported from Appropriations with substitute (22-Y 0-N)
02/27/12  House: Committee substitute printed 12105651D-H1
02/28/12  House: Read second time
02/29/12  House: Read third time
02/29/12  House: Committee substitute agreed to 12105651D-H1
02/29/12  House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB354H1
02/29/12  House: Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/29/12  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N)
02/29/12  Senate: House substitute rejected by Senate (3-Y 36-N)
02/29/12  House: House insisted on substitute
02/29/12  House: House requested conference committee
02/29/12  Senate: Senate acceded to request (39-Y 0-N)
02/29/12  Senate: Conferees appointed by Senate
02/29/12  Senate: Senators: Hanger, Deeds, Newman
02/29/12  House: Conferees appointed by House
02/29/12  House: Delegates: Scott, E.T., Cline, Watts
03/05/12  Senate: Conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)
03/05/12  Senate: Conference substitute printed 12105870D-S2
03/05/12  House: Conference report agreed to by House (96-Y 0-N 1-A)
03/05/12  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (96-Y 0-N 1-A)
03/08/12  Senate: Enrolled
03/08/12  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB354ER)
03/08/12  House: Signed by Speaker
03/09/12  Senate: Signed by President
03/30/12  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 473 (effective 7/1/12)
03/30/12  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0473)