Summary of the Introduced Bill

HB 1848 -- Urban Farming Task Force

Sponsor:  Holsman

This bill establishes the Urban Farming Task Force consisting of
15 members including the chair of the House of Representatives
Agriculture Policy Committee and the chair of the Senate
Agriculture, Food Production, and Outdoor Resources Committee or
their successor committees.  The task force must study and make
recommendations regarding the impact of urban farm cooperatives,
vertical farming, and sustainable living communities in Missouri.
The task force is required to hold a minimum of one meeting at
three urban regions in Missouri and submit a report by
December 31, 2010, to the Governor and General Assembly.  The
task force must continue to meet at least annually in the
following two years to evaluate the implementation and impact of
its recommendations and provide annual supplemental reports on
its findings to the Governor and General Assembly.

The provisions of the bill expire December 31, 2012.

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