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Dairy Pricing and Regulation

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Legislative Activity

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Proposed State Legislation (2011-2012 Session):

  • Pennsylvania
    • Senate Bill 993, An act amending the Milk Marketing Law (renaming the administration agency; further providing for definitions, for appointment and terms of members and quorum and for the Bureau of Consumer Affairs; providing for milk distributors; further providing for records, for reports, for requisites of orders fixing price of milk and for prices to producers; providing for title to milk; further providing for price increases, for expenses and for payment; establishing the Producer Settlement Fund; and repealing provisions relating to the Joint Study Committee).

Federal Legislative Hearings:

  • U.S. House of Representatives
    • Review Dairy Policy (Committee on Agriculture Field Hearing in Harrisburg, PA, Apr. 2010) 
      • Russell C. Redding (Secretary, Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, Harrisburg, PA)
      • Jim Dunn, Ph.D. (Prof. of Agricultural Economics, Penn State University, University Park, PA)

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