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H0549...............................................by AGRICULTURAL AFFAIRS SEED DEALER LICENSE - Amends existing law to provide an exemption from licensing requirements for certain seed dealers. 01/27 House intro - 1st rdg - to printing 01/28 Rpt prt - to Agric Aff 02/11 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg 02/12 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg 02/17 3rd rdg - PASSED - 63-0-7 AYES -- Andersen, Barraclough, Barrett, Bauer, Bayer, Bell, Black, Boe, Bolz, Bradford, Campbell, Cannon, Clark, Collins, Crow, Cuddy, Deal, Denney, Douglas, Eberle, Edmunson, Field(18), Field(23), Gagner, Garrett, Harwood, Henbest, Jaquet, Jones, Kellogg(Nonini), Kulczyk, Lake, Langford, Langhorst, Martinez, McGeachin, McKague, Meyer, Miller, Moyle, Naccarato, Nielsen, Pasley-Stuart, Raybould, Ridinger, Ring, Ringo, Roberts, Robison, Rydalch, Sali, Sayler, Schaefer, Shepherd, Shirley, Skippen, Smith(30), Smith(24), Smylie, Snodgrass, Trail, Wills, Wood NAYS -- None Absent and excused -- Bedke, Block, Ellsworth, Eskridge, Mitchell, Stevenson, Mr. Speaker Floor Sponsor - Shirley Title apvd - to Senate 02/18 Senate intro - 1st rdg - to Agric Aff 02/25 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg 02/26 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg 03/15 3rd rdg - PASSED - 29-0-6 AYES -- Andreason, Bailey, Bunderson, Burkett, Burtenshaw, Calabretta, Compton, Darrington, Gannon, Geddes, Goedde, Hill, Ingram, Kennedy, Keough, Little, Lodge, Malepeai, Marley, McKenzie, McWilliams, Noble, Pearce, Richardson, Schroeder, Sorensen, Stegner, Sweet, Werk NAYS -- None Absent and excused -- Brandt, Cameron, Davis, Noh, Stennett, Williams Floor Sponsor - Gannon Title apvd - to House 03/16 To enrol 03/17 Rpt enrol - Sp signed 03/18 Pres signed - To Governor 03/23 Governor signed Session Law Chapter 162 Effective: 07/01/04
]]]] LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ]]]] Fifty-seventh Legislature Second Regular Session - 2004 IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES HOUSE BILL NO. 549 BY AGRICULTURAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE 1 AN ACT 2 RELATING TO THE PURE SEED LAW; AMENDING SECTION 22-434, IDAHO CODE, TO PROVIDE 3 AN EXEMPTION FROM LICENSING REQUIREMENTS FOR CERTAIN SEED DEALERS AND TO 4 MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS. 5 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho: 6 SECTION 1. That Section 22-434, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby 7 amended to read as follows: 8 22-434. SEED DEALER'S LICENSE. An in-state seed dealer or an out-of-state 9 seed dealer who conditions or labels or sells, for the use of others any seed, 10 shall obtain a license from the department authorizing him to condition or 11 label or sell such seed. A dealer shall not be entitled to a license unless he 12 has an established plant, warehouse or place of business. 13 (1) A separate license shall be required for each place of business from 14 which seed regulated under this chapter is sold. Application for licenses 15 shall be on a form provided by the director. 16 (2) Applications shall be renewed no later than July 1 of each year. 17 (3) Fees so collected shall be paid into the state treasury and credited 18 to the state agricultural inspection account. 19 (4) In-state producers selling their own crop shall be exempt from this 20 section. 21 (5) Any person selling seed who has total annual gross seed sales not 22 exceeding five hundred dollars ($500) is exempt from this section. 23 (6) An in-state seed dealer or an out-of-state seed dealer, who sells, 24 offers for sale, exposes for sale or delivers seed only in packages of less 25 than eight (8) ounces shall be exempt from this section. 26 (7) The department may suspend, revoke, or refuse to issue or renew the 27 license of any person when it is satisfied that: 28 ( 1a) The applicant or licensee has been guilty of fraud, deception, or 29 misrepresentation in the procurement of a license; and/or 30 ( 2b) The licensee was guilty of violating any of the provisions of this 31 chapter.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE RS 13671 Amends the Pure Seed Law to provide an exemption from licensing requirements for certain seed dealers who sell, offer for sale, expose for sale or deliver seed only in packages of less than eight (8) ounces. Allows for technical corrections to be made to the existing law. Fiscal Impact There will be no fiscal impact because these seed dealers do not currently obtain a seed dealers license. Contact Name: Roger Batt, Idaho Eastern Oregon Seed Assoc. Phone: 208-888-0988 STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE H 549