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· LB 571 and 572 could change cattle laws
· Nebraska Cattle Group Backing State Legislation On Broadband And Meat Processing
LB 571 and 572 could change cattle laws
Kamryn Kozisek, The Eagle (The voice of Chadron State College, Nebraska)
Sen. Steve Halloran introduced two new bills to the Nebraska Legislature.
Legislative bill (LB) 571 creates a registered backgrounding lots program similar to registered feedlots under the Livestock Protection Act. The bill also considers the fact that multiple owners of backgrounding lots by restricting the requirements for participation.
LB 572 makes edits to brand laws to allow for electronic inspection to be used as a form of brand inspection.
LB 572 also changes the fee program for the registered feedlot program. It will temporarily make physical inspection fees cheaper.
The bill also makes some edits to statutory maximums for brand recording fees.
It will also make several violations of the Brand Law as infractions...
Nebraska Cattle Group Backing State Legislation On Broadband And Meat Processing
Radio 570 WNAX (SD)
Apr 1, 2021
The Nebraska Cattlemen Association is working on and backing four pieces of legislation being heard in the Unicameral. Association Vice President of Government Affairs Ashley Kohls says there are a pair of broadband bills they want to see passed.
She says they’re also backing Senator Brandt’s Herd Share Bill which is a two part measure. Kohls says the first part helps connect consumers with producers and the second part creates an independent small meat processor grant program.
Kohls says they also want LB 252 approved which adjusts the veterinary drug distribution act...
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