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Saturday, January 26, 2008

Nebraska's Doing it Right

Legislature votes to keep 'premise' ID voluntary

by George Lauby (North Platte Bulletin) - 1/25/2008

By a 30-0 vote, the Legislature agreed Thursday to stress that the "Locate in 48" and similar programs are voluntary.

A bill, LB 632, allows land and livestock owners to opt out of the "Locate in 48" program if they have joined. The law will extend to any future additional livestock registration programs.

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In other news, I hear the Colorado is reversing the mandatory NAIS program at the state fairs. As soon as I hear more I will let you know.

2 comments:

Stephanie said...

Im hoping that Illinois will do the same as I would like to try to get the teen and eventually maybe Bill's boys in something like 4H programs

lisa said...

Wow, I'm glad to hear progress on this front! I hope more states follow suit...do you think the feds will allow "voluntary" participation in the long run?

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