CS/CS/HB 1601 -  Farming Operations

by Judiciary Committee and Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee and Williamson (CO-SPONSORS) Barnaby; Brannan; Chambliss; Clemons; Fetterhoff; Hawkins; Maggard; Melo; Morales; Roach; Roth; Salzman
Prohibits farms from being held liable for nuisance except in certain circumstances; provides a burden of proof; prohibits nuisance actions from being filed against farm operations unless specified conditions are met; provides requirements for and limitations on damages; provides that plaintiffs who bring nuisance actions against farm operations are liable for certain costs, fees, & expenses.
Companion Bill passed CS/CS/CS/SB 88 Farming Operations By Rules and Environment and Natural Resources and Judiciary and Brodeur
Effective Date: July 1, 2021
Last Event: Companion Bill passed, refer to CS/CS/CS/SB 88 on Wednesday, April 21, 2021 3:13 PM; HB Laid on Table

Referred Committees and Committee Actions

House Referrals

Related Bills

Bill Text

    • 904237 , Hardy (EAF) Date Filed: 03/29/21, Line#: 116 House(c): Failed to Adopt 03/30/2021 11:52 AM
    • 957657 , Hardy (EAF) Date Filed: 03/29/21, Line#: 153 House(c): Failed to Adopt 03/30/2021 11:52 AM
    • 119241 , Hardy (EAF) Date Filed: 03/29/21, Line#: 163 House(c): Failed to Adopt 03/30/2021 11:52 AM
    • 581777 , Hardy (EAF) Date Filed: 03/29/21, Line#: 165 House(c): Failed to Adopt 03/30/2021 11:52 AM
    • 807749 , Hardy (EAF) Date Filed: 03/29/21, Line#: 185 House(c): Failed to Adopt 03/30/2021 11:52 AM
    • 067869 , Hardy (EAF) Date Filed: 03/29/21, Line#: 0 House(c): Failed to Adopt 03/30/2021 11:52 AM
    • 819343 , Williamson (JDC) Date Filed: 04/14/21, Line#: 93 House(c): Adopted 04/15/2021 12:44 PM
    • 632215 , Williamson (CIV) Date Filed: 03/16/21, Line#: 112 House(c): Adopted Without Objection 03/17/2021 11:46 AM

Vote History

(No Votes Recorded)

Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: H Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/CS/SB 88 Time: 04/21/2021 - 3:13 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Substituted CS/CS/CS/SB 88 Time: 04/21/2021 - 3:13 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 04/18/2021 - 9:12 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Bill added to Special Order Calendar (4/21/2021) Time: 04/18/2021 - 8:46 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Bill referred to House Calendar Time: 04/18/2021 - 8:37 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H CS Filed Time: 04/16/2021 - 9:48 AM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: H Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a) Time: 04/16/2021 - 9:48 AM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Reported out of Judiciary Committee Time: 04/16/2021 - 8:34 AM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: c1
Event: H Favorable with CS by Judiciary Committee Time: 04/15/2021 - 12:44 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: c1
Event: H Added to Judiciary Committee agenda Time: 04/13/2021 - 4:17 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: c1
Event: H Now in Judiciary Committee Time: 03/30/2021 - 12:31 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: c1
Event: H Reported out of Environment, Agriculture & Flooding Subcommittee Time: 03/30/2021 - 12:31 PM Member: Committee: Environment, Agriculture & Flooding Subcommittee Version: c1
Event: H Favorable by Environment, Agriculture & Flooding Subcommittee Time: 03/30/2021 - 11:52 AM Member: Committee: Environment, Agriculture & Flooding Subcommittee Version: c1
Event: H Added to Environment, Agriculture & Flooding Subcommittee agenda Time: 03/26/2021 - 4:09 PM Member: Committee: Environment, Agriculture & Flooding Subcommittee Version: c1
Event: H Now in Environment, Agriculture & Flooding Subcommittee Time: 03/22/2021 - 10:20 PM Member: Committee: Environment, Agriculture & Flooding Subcommittee Version: c1
Event: H Referred to Judiciary Committee Time: 03/22/2021 - 10:20 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: c1
Event: H Referred to Environment, Agriculture & Flooding Subcommittee Time: 03/22/2021 - 10:20 PM Member: Committee: Environment, Agriculture & Flooding Subcommittee Version: c1
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 03/18/2021 - 9:10 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H CS Filed Time: 03/18/2021 - 8:22 AM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a) Time: 03/18/2021 - 8:22 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Reported out of Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee Time: 03/17/2021 - 6:56 PM Member: Committee: Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Favorable with CS by Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee Time: 03/17/2021 - 11:46 AM Member: Committee: Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Added to Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee agenda Time: 03/15/2021 - 4:26 PM Member: Committee: Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Now in Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee Time: 03/05/2021 - 1:47 PM Member: Committee: Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Judiciary Committee Time: 03/05/2021 - 1:47 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Environment, Agriculture & Flooding Subcommittee Time: 03/05/2021 - 1:47 PM Member: Committee: Environment, Agriculture & Flooding Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee Time: 03/05/2021 - 1:47 PM Member: Committee: Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 03/02/2021 - 9:21 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Filed Time: 03/02/2021 - 8:33 AM Member: Williamson Committee: Version: __