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AB-2653 Smart climate agriculture.(2019-2020)

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Date Published: 02/20/2020 09:00 PM
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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2019–2020 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill
No. 2653


Introduced by Assembly Member Kalra

February 20, 2020


An act relating to agriculture.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 2653, as introduced, Kalra. Smart climate agriculture.
Existing law requires the Department of Food and Agriculture to promote and protect the agricultural industry of the state. Existing law, the Cannella Environmental Farming Act of 1995, requires the department to establish and oversee an environmental farming program to provide incentives to farmers whose practices promote the well-being of ecosystems, air quality, and wildlife and their habitat.
This bill would state the intent of the Legislature to enact subsequent legislation that would encourage smart climate agriculture.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 It is the intent of the Legislature to enact subsequent legislation that would encourage smart climate agriculture.