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Legislative Reference Files

Creator: State Board of Agriculture

Date: 1992C-1995C

Level of Description: Series

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Unavailable

Unit ID: 199234

Space Required/Quantity: 1.00 cubic feet

Title (Main title): Legislative Reference Files

Scope and Content

Scope and content: Files containing correspondence, memos, notes, clippings, and press releases regarding three legal cases or legislative bills: the Freedom to Farm Act of 1995, Atrazine, and a lawsuit Lynn Hellenbust et. al. vs. Sam Brownback et. al. challenging the constitutionality of the structure of the Board of Agriculture. The Freedom to Farm Act allows farmers to plant for the marketplace and removes government control from the farming industry. The files on Atrazine document discussion, studies, and protests in using the herbicide in Kansas, specifically its contamination of the groundwater. The files are organized by case.

Index Terms

Subjects

    Kansas. State Board of Agriculture
    United States -- Freedom to Farm Act
    Brownback, Sam, 1956- -- Trials, litigation, etc.
    Atrazine -- Environmental aspects -- Kansas

Creators and Contributors


Agency Classification:

    Kansas State Agencies. State Board of Agriculture.