An act relating to aquaculture. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky




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UNOFFICIAL COPY AS OF 04/14/16 00 REG. SESS. 00 RS HB 979/GA

AN ACT relating to aquaculture.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky:

Section 1. KRS 260.960 is amended to read as follows:

(1) The General Assembly recognizes the importance of aquaculture to the agricultural economy of the state.

(2) "Aquaculture" means the science, art, and business of producing and raising aquatic organisms under controlled or semicontrolled conditions.

(3) The Governor's Office of Agricultural Policy, the Kentucky[State] Department of Agriculture, and the Kentucky State University Aquaculture Program shall promote the development of markets for aquacultural products by:

(a) Fostering the growth of aquaculture production in the Commonwealth;

(b) Providing aquaculture producers and entrepreneurs with access to funds, when available, to develop aquaculture enterprises;

(c) Assisting in developing infrastructure components; and

(d) Promoting research into aquaculture marketing, consumer demand, local and regional aquaculture opportunities and problems, and value-added product development.

(4) The Governor's Office of Agricultural Policy and the department shall work cooperatively with the Kentucky State University[University's] Aquaculture Program utilizing its expertise in the area of aquaculture. The office and the department also shall work cooperatively with other state agencies in assisting aquaculture producers to obtain the necessary permits.

(5) The Governor's Office of Agricultural Policy, the Kentucky Department of Agriculture, and the Kentucky State University Aquaculture Program shall separately and independently promulgate administrative regulations in accordance with KRS Chapter 13A that will enable each of them to administer and implement programs to carry out the provisions of subsection (3) of this section.

(6) The Governor's Office of Agricultural Policy, the Kentucky Department of Agriculture, and Kentucky State University shall submit a written report to the Legislative Research Commission semiannually regarding the administrative, financial, and programmatic activities outlined in this section.


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HB097910.100-2683 GA




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