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SB 174 - Extends Deadline for 100 Percent Cage-Free Eggs Requirement - Michigan Key Vote

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Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (21-17) - (Key vote)
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Title: Extends Deadline for 100 Percent Cage-Free Eggs Requirement

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

A vote to pass a bill that extends the requirement deadline for 100 percent cage-free eggs to 2025.

Highlights:

 

  • Prohibits any shipping crates used in the shipment of birds by common carrier from being used as an exhibition coop (Sec. 40). 

  • Prohibits farm owners or operators from doing either of the following: (Sec. 46)

    • Tethering or confining a covered animal on a farm for all of or the majority of a day, in a manner that prevents the covered animal from lying down, standing up, turning around freely, or fully extending its limbs; or

    • Tethering or confining an egg-laying hen on a farm in an enclosure other than a cage-free housing system, or with less than the amount of usable floor space per hen as provided in the housing guidelines for cage-free production. 

  • Specifies that the bill’s provisions regarding egg-laying or shell hens go into effect on December 31, 2025 (Sec. 46). 

  • Specifies that the bill’s provisions regarding gestating sows become effective 10 years after the enactment of this bill (Sec. 46).

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Extends Deadline for 100 Percent Cage-Free Eggs Requirement

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