Georgia House Bill 1548 (2022) - FIC

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Georgia House Bill 1548 (2022)

A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 3 of Chapter 12 of Title 2 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated relating to soil amendments so as to prohibit application of soil amendments for any purpose other than to foster the growth of a crop; to provide for certain exceptions; to provide for related rules and regulations; to authorize concurrent local enforcement of laws rules and regulations related to soil amendments; to provide for penalties; to provide for construction; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

This bill prohibits the distribution of unregistered, unlabeled, misbranded or adulterated soil amendments. Additionally, it restricts the application of soil amendments to those that support crop growth. Provisions for local enforcement are also provided, including the authorization of inspections; the creation of rules around amendments derived from industrial by-products; and the implementation of farm owner nutrient management plans.

Downloadable Documents
Authority Type
Legislative Updates
Level of Government
Conservation Policies and Programs, Soil Health
Georgia HB.1548 (2022).

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