Mindfully.org  

Home | Air | Energy | Farm | Food | Genetic Engineering | Health | Industry | Nuclear | Pesticides | Plastic
Political | Sustainability | Technology | Water
PCE contamination


Legislative Council Study of Issues Related to Genetic Modification in North Dakota HB 1338 Signed by Governor 26apr01

Fifty-seventh Legislative Assembly of North Dakota
In Regular Session Commencing Tuesday, January 9, 2001

HOUSE BILL NO. 1338
(Representatives Mueller, Brandenburg, Nelson)
(Senators Kroeplin, Urlacher)

AN ACT to provide for a legislative council study of issues related to genetic modification.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF NORTH DAKOTA:

SECTION 1. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL STUDY OF ISSUES RELATED TO GENETIC MODIFICATION. The legislative council shall consider studying issues related to genetic modification, including impacts on health, the environment, the food supply, product labeling, and actions by other jurisdictions regarding experimental medicine and research, and the promulgation of accurate information regarding genetic modification efforts that exist or are expected to exist in the near future. The legislative council shall report its findings and recommendations, together with any legislation required to implement the recommendations, to the fifty-eighth legislative assembly.

H. B. No. 1338 - Page 2

____________________________      ____________________________ 
Speaker of the House              President of the Senate
____________________________      ____________________________ 
Chief Clerk of the House          Secretary of the Senate

This certifies that the within bill originated in the House of Representatives of the Fifty-seventh Legislative Assembly of North Dakota and is known on the records of that body as House Bill No. 1338.

House Vote:   Yeas  96   Nays  1   Absent  1
Senate Vote:  Yeas  48   Nays  0   Absent  1
____________________________ 
Chief Clerk of the House     
Received by the Governor at _____________M. on_____________, 2001.
Approved at_____________M. on______________________________, 2001.
____________________________ 
Governor                     
Filed in this office this day of_____________, 2001, at_________ o'clock __M.
____________________________ 
Secretary of State           

source: http://ranch.state.nd.us/LR/01/bill_index/BI1338.html 6nov01


FRIDAY, APRIL 27, 2001 1691
JOURNAL OF THE HOUSE
Fifty-seventh Legislative Assembly
*****

Bismarck, April 27, 2001

The House convened at 8:30 a.m., with Speaker Bernstein presiding.

The prayer was offered by Rep. Bette Grande, District 41, Fargo.

The roll was called and all members were present except Representatives Huether, Jensen, Koppelman, and Renner.

A quorum was declared by the Speaker.

COMMUNICATION FROM GOVERNOR JOHN HOEVEN
This is to inform you that on April 26, 2001, I have signed the following: HB 1001, HB 1003,
HB 1004, HB 1005, HB 1007, HB 1338, HB 1407, HB 1441, HB 1444, and HB 1460.

source: http://ranch.state.nd.us/LR/01/journals/HR76.pdf#Page1691 6nov01


1096           JOURNAL OF THE SENATE           57th DAY

CONSIDERATION OF AMENDMENTS

HB 1338, as engrossed: SEN. WANZEK (Agriculture Committee) MOVED that the amendments on SJ page 1087 be adopted and then be placed on the Fourteenth order with DO PASS.

REQUEST

SEN. KROEPLIN REQUESTED a recorded roll call vote on the motion to adopt the proposed amendments to Engrossed HB 1338, which request was granted.

ROLL CALL

The question being on the motion to adopt the amendments to Engrossed HB 1338, the roll was called and there were 30 YEAS, 18 NAYS, 0 EXCUSED, 1 ABSENT AND NOT VOTING.

YEAS: Andrist; Bowman; Christmann; Cook; Dever; Erbele; Espegard; Fischer; Flakoll; Freborg; Grindberg; Holmberg; Kilzer; Klein; Krebsbach; Kringstad; Lee; Lyson; Mutch; Nelson, G.; Nething; Schobinger; Solberg; Stenehjem; Thane; Tollefson; Traynor; Trenbeath; Wanzek; Watne

NAYS: Christenson; Every; Heitkamp; Kelsh; Krauter; Kroeplin; Lindaas; Mathern, D.; Mathern, T.; Nelson, C.; Nichols; O'Connell; Polovitz; Robinson; Tallackson; Tomac; Urlacher; Wardner

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING: Bercier

The motion to adopt the amendments to Engrossed HB 1338 passed.

SECOND READING OF HOUSE BILL

HB 1338: A BILL for an Act to provide for a legislative council study of issues related to genetic modification.

MOTION

SEN. KROEPLIN MOVED that Engrossed HB 1338, as amended, be further amended as follows:

In lieu of the amendments to Engrossed House Bill No. 1338 as printed on page 1087 of the Senate Journal, Engrossed House Bill No. 1338 is amended as follows:

Page 1, line 1, after "seed" insert "; to provide for a legislative council study"

Page 1, line 10, after the period insert "The chairman of the wheat commission shall serve as chairman of the genetically modified wheat seed committee. The chairman or any two committee members upon providing written notice to the chairman may call a meeting of the committee."

Page 1, line 17, replace "makes a determination" with "determines by a two-thirds vote"

Page 1, replace lines 18 and 19 with "the production of genetically modified wheat is warranted by consumer acceptance and demand and by competitive market considerations."

Page 1, after line 21, insert:

"SECTION 3. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL STUDY OF ISSUES RELATED TO GENETIC MODIFICATION. The legislative council shall consider studying issues related to genetic modification, including impacts on health, the environment, the food supply, product labeling, and actions by other jurisdictions regarding experimental medicine and research, and the promulgation of accurate information regarding genetic modification efforts that exist or are expected to exist in the near future. The legislative council shall report its findings and recommendations, together with any legislation required to implement the recommendations, to the fifty-eighth legislative assembly."

Page 1, line 22, replace "This" with "Sections 1 and 2 of this" and replace "is" with "are"

Page 1, line 23, replace "is" with "are"

Renumber accordingly

REQUEST

SEN. KROEPLIN REQUESTED a recorded roll call vote on the motion to adopt the proposed amendments to Engrossed HB 1338, as amended, which request was granted.

ROLL CALL

The question being on the motion to adopt the proposed amendments to Engrossed HB 1338, as amended, the roll was called and there were 21 YEAS, 27 NAYS, 0 EXCUSED, 1 ABSENT AND NOT VOTING.

YEAS: Christenson; Every; Heitkamp; Kelsh; Krauter; Kroeplin; Lindaas; Lyson; Mathern, D.; Mathern, T.; Nelson, C.; Nichols; O'Connell; Polovitz; Robinson; Tallackson; Tomac; Trenbeath; Urlacher; Wardner; Watne

NAYS: Andrist; Bowman; Christmann; Cook; Dever; Erbele; Espegard; Fischer; Flakoll; Freborg; Grindberg; Holmberg; Kilzer; Klein; Krebsbach; Kringstad; Lee; Mutch; Nelson, G.; Nething; Schobinger; Solberg; Stenehjem; Thane; Tollefson; Traynor; Wanzek

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING: Bercier

The proposed amendments to Engrossed HB 1338, as amended, failed.

ROLL CALL

The question being on the final passage of the amended bill, which has been read, the roll was called and there were 48 YEAS, 0 NAYS, 0 EXCUSED, 1 ABSENT AND NOT VOTING.

YEAS: Andrist; Bowman; Christenson; Christmann; Cook; Dever; Erbele; Espegard; Every; Fischer; Flakoll; Freborg; Grindberg; Heitkamp; Holmberg; Kelsh; Kilzer; Klein; Krauter; Krebsbach; Kringstad; Kroeplin; Lee; Lindaas; Lyson; Mathern, D.; Mathern, T.; Mutch; Nelson, C.; Nelson, G.; Nething; Nichols; O'Connell; Polovitz; Robinson; Schobinger; Solberg; Stenehjem; Tallackson; Thane; Tollefson; Tomac; Traynor; Trenbeath; Urlacher; Wanzek; Wardner; Watne

ABSENT AND NOT VOTING: Bercier

Engrossed HB 1338, as amended, passed and the title was agreed to.

*******************

source: http://ranch.state.nd.us/LR/01/journals/SR57.pdf#Page1097 6nov01

If you have come to this page from an outside location click here to get back to mindfully.org