SECOND REGULAR SESSION

[PERFECTED]

HOUSE COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR

HOUSE BILL NO. 1324

96TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY

5193L.04P                                                                                                                                                 D. ADAM CRUMBLISS, Chief Clerk


 

AN ACT

To amend chapter 262, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to the right to raise domesticated animals.




Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the state of Missouri, as follows:


            Section A. Chapter 262, RSMo, is amended by adding thereto one new section, to be known as section 262.005, to read as follows:

            262.005. Agriculture which provides food, energy, and security is the foundation and stabilizing force of Missouri's economy. To protect this vital sector of Missouri's economy, it shall be the right of persons to raise livestock, as defined in section 144.010, in a manner adhering to state and local laws and ordinances as enacted on August 28, 2012, or at the commencement of operations, whichever is later.