2/11/21 Legislative Update

Good food/agriculture bills that passed their first hearing:

  • HB1528 Funds compost reimbursement program
  • HB1526 Require county plan to divert all organic waste produced
  • HB2431 Establishes the sustainable food systems working group within OPSD
  • SB 416 Enhances farmer equity
  • SB1277 Establishes environmental justice mapping task force
  • SB1030 Updates Advisory Committee on Pesticides to include coffee & diversified agriculture reps
  • SB2675 three-year cover crop reimbursement pilot program
  • SB3197 Establishes a Farmer Apprentice Mentoring Program

Keep track of some of these bills with this tool under development: