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S 18 - Genetically Modified Seed Liability Bill - Key Vote

Vermont Key Votes

Peter Welch voted Yea (Conference Report Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (19-8) - (Key vote)

Title: Genetically Modified Seed Liability Bill

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that makes the manufacturer of genetically modified seeds liable for damages should these products come into contact with the crop fields belonging to nearby farmers who are not using the genetically modified seeds.

Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (77-63) - (Key vote)

Title: Genetically Modified Seed Liability Bill

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that makes the manufacturer of genetically modified seeds liable for damages should these products come into contact with the crop fields belonging to nearby farmers who are not using the genetically modified seeds.

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (137-7) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (26-1) -
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Genetically modified seed liability bill

Sponsors

  • Richard J. Marek (VT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael John Obuchowski (VT - D) (Out Of Office)

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