House Bill 630

Last Action to Agriculture & Natural Resources (S)
Title AN ACT relating to ginseng.
Bill Documents Bill
Bill Request Number 1903
Sponsor R. Henderson
Summary of Original Version Create new sections of KRS Chapter 246.650 to 246.660 to allow conservation officers and other peace officers to help enforce the ginseng laws; establish a Kentucky ginseng fund; amend KRS 246.650 to define "ginseng," "wild American ginseng," "wild simulated ginseng," "cultivated ginseng," "device," and "ginseng dealer"; amend KRS 246.660 to describe how the department shall administer a ginseng program, including requiring the department to establish licensing requirements for wild American ginseng and wild simulated ginseng; require the department to promulgate administrative regulations to establish a set of administrative violations and civil penalties; require the department to establish a procedure for suspending or revoking licenses or certificates; amend KRS 246.990 to establish penalties for violating the ginseng laws.
Index Headings of Original Version Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Ginseng, regulation of
Agriculture - Ginseng, regulation of
Crimes and Punishments - Ginseng, violations of
Votes Vote History


  • introduced in House
  • to Agriculture & Small Business (H)
  • posting waived
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 5, 2008
  • 3rd reading, passed 93-1
  • received in Senate
  • to Agriculture & Natural Resources (S)

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