SENATE, No. 2444

STATE OF NEW JERSEY

217th LEGISLATURE

 

INTRODUCED JUNE 30, 2016

 


 

Sponsored by:

Senator  DAWN MARIE ADDIEGO

District 8 (Atlantic, Burlington and Camden)

Senator  STEVEN V. OROHO

District 24 (Morris, Sussex and Warren)

 

 

 

 

SYNOPSIS

     Authorizes counties to issue promotional labeling for county agricultural products.

 

CURRENT VERSION OF TEXT

     As introduced.

  


An Act authorizing counties to issue promotional labeling for county agricultural products and supplementing Title 4 of the Revised Statutes.

 

     Be It Enacted by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:

 

     1.    A county, after consulting with the Department of Agriculture may create, adopt, and issue promotional labels to be used on agricultural products to identify agricultural products, either fresh or processed, that are produced in the county.

 

     2.    This act shall take effect immediately.

 

 

STATEMENT

 

     This bill authorizes counties to create, adopt, and issue promotional labels to be used on agricultural products to identify agricultural products either fresh or processed that are produced in the county.  The bill also requires counties to consult with the Department of Agriculture in the development, adoption, and issuance of the promotional labels.