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Introduced House Bill (H)

DIGEST

Soybean promotion. Removes soybeans from the definition of "agricultural commodity" for purposes of the agricultural products promotion law. Requires the Indiana state department of agriculture to establish an Indiana soybean market development program (program) if the federal soybean promotion law expires or the Indiana Soybean Alliance (Alliance) is no longer subject to the federal soybean promotion law. Provides that the Alliance continues to collect the same fee that was collected under the federal soybean promotion law. Requires that the program contain a refund provision and that the money collected be used for market development, promotion, and research. Soybean promotion. Removes soybeans from the definition of "agricultural commodity" for purposes of the agricultural products promotion law. Requires the Indiana state department of agriculture to establish an Indiana soybean market development program (program) if the federal soybean promotion law expires or the Indiana Soybean Alliance (Alliance) is no longer subject to the federal soybean promotion law. Provides that the Alliance continues to collect the same fee that was collected under the federal soybean promotion law. Requires that the program contain a refund provision and that the money collected be used for market development, promotion, and research.