2009-2010 session

AB 1437 ( Huffman )

Shelled eggs: sale for human consumption: compliance with animal care standards.

An act to add Chapter 14 (commencing with Section 25995) to Division 20 of the Health and Safety Code, relating to public health.
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Status:
Chaptered July 6, 2010
Chaptered  
Location:
Secretary of State
Scheduled hearings:
None
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Location: Governor Governor
July 6, 2010
Approved by the Governor.
 Version: Chaptered
June 23, 2010
Enrolled and to the Governor at 2:30 p.m.
June 22, 2010
 Version: Enrolled
June 21, 2010
 Vote: Assembly Floor
Ayes: 65
Noes: 9
Abstain: 5
June 21, 2010
Senate amendments concurred in. To enrollment. (Ayes 65. Noes 9. Page 5733.)
June 18, 2010
June 17, 2010
 Vote: Senate Floor
Ayes: 23
Noes: 7
Abstain: 9
June 17, 2010
Read third time, passed, and to Assembly. (Ayes 23. Noes 7. Page 3944.)
June 16, 2010
June 14, 2010
Read second time. To third reading.
June 10, 2010
From committee: Be placed on second reading file pursuant to Senate Rule 28.8.
May 27, 2010
Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
May 26, 2010
From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to committee. Read second time, amended, and re-referred to Com. on HEALTH.
 Version: Amended Senate
July 13, 2009
In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.
July 6, 2009
In committee: Hearing postponed by committee.
July 2, 2009
From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to committee. Read second time, amended, and re-referred to Com. on HEALTH.
 Version: Amended Senate
June 24, 2009
In committee: Hearing postponed by committee.
June 16, 2009
From committee: Do pass, and re-refer to Com. on HEALTH. Re-referred. (Ayes 4. Noes 1.) (June 16).
 Vote: Sen Agriculture
Ayes: 4
Noes: 1
Abstain: 0
June 15, 2009
June 11, 2009
Referred to Coms. on F. & A. and HEALTH.
May 27, 2009
In Senate. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment.
May 26, 2009
 Vote: Assembly Floor
Ayes: 65
Noes: 12
Abstain: 3
May 26, 2009
Read third time, passed, and to Senate. (Ayes 65. Noes 12. Page 1669.)
May 20, 2009
May 18, 2009
Read second time. To third reading.
May 14, 2009
From committee: Do pass. (Ayes 10. Noes 3.) (May 13).
May 13, 2009
 Vote: Asm Appropriations
Ayes: 10
Noes: 3
Abstain: 4
May 12, 2009
April 30, 2009
From committee: Do pass, and re-refer to Com. on APPR. Re-referred. (Ayes 8. Noes 0.) (April 29).
April 29, 2009
 Vote: Asm Agriculture
Ayes: 8
Noes: 0
Abstain: 0
April 28, 2009
April 2, 2009
Referred to Com. on AGRI.
March 2, 2009
Read first time.
March 1, 2009
From printer. May be heard in committee March 30.
Feb. 27, 2009
Introduced. To print.
 Version: Introduced
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Viewpoints: Federal legislation would undermine state egg law
Sacramento Bee - Opinion, Sept. 30, 2012
... lifornia. In addition to leveling the playing field and keeping California egg farmers in business, AB 1437 ensured that the Prop. 2 standards would be applied uniformly as California voters clearly intended.This win-win bill passed the Legislature overwhelmingly and was signed int ...

It's Politics: Thanks to new egg law, breakfast will cost more in 2015
Pasadena Star News, July 9, 2010
... California after 2015 to come from farms meeting the strict Proposition 2 requirements. In signing AB1437 Tuesday, the governor said the measure was a positive step for California egg producers and animal welfare. You might remember that Proposition 2 says cages for egg-laying h ...

Schwarzenegger signs bill requiring "humane" out-of-state eggs
Sacramento Bee - Capitol Alert, July 7, 2010
July 7, 2010 Schwarzenegger signs bill requiring "humane" out-of-state eggs Out-of-state companies that sell eggs to California consumers will have to abide by the same "humane treatment" rules as California businesses under a bill that Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed Tuesday. Assembly Bill 1437 by Assemblyman Jared Huffman, D-San Rafael, requires that eggs produced in other states but sold ...

Guv signs Huffman bill to close loop-hole in California egg law
Marin Independent Journal, July 7, 2010
... heir products in the state's grocery stores. Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Tuesday signed into law AB 1437, sponsored by Assemblyman Jared Huffman, D-San Rafael. Schwarzenegger called the legislation a positive step for California egg producers and animal welfare. The measure req ...

Governor yet to offer stance on egg legislation
Press Enterprise, June 30, 2010
... portant. But it doesn't resolve every issue out there," Huffman said. Supporters of the bill, AB 1437, include dozens of animal-rights groups. They said it would help California's egg industry compete with out-of-state egg producers who, under current law, will not need ...

Diverse crop of ag bills is sown
Fresno Bee, April 17, 2010
... pay for research on ways to protect the health of honey bees, whose population is in decline.Eggs: AB 1437, by Assembly Member Jared Huffman, D-San Rafael, supported by the Humane Society of the United States, would require all eggs sold in the state -- not just those produced her ...

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