Right to food.

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Right to food. Provides that an individual has the right to: (1) save and exchange seeds to grow food; and (2) grow, raise, produce, harvest, and consume the food that the individual chooses; for the individual's own nourishment, sustenance, bodily health, and well-being. Specifies certain acts that are prohibited. Provides that a zoning ordinance may restrict but may not prohibit the growing or raising of food. Specifies that the Indiana state board of animal health may enforce a state or federal law, rule, or regulation concerning animals. Specifies that the right to grow and raise food may not impair the terms of a lease or contract.


Authored by Senators Byrne and Doriot

Fiscal Outlook

Title Description Date View
Fiscal NoteFiscal Note #1: Introduced2024-01-09 Click To View


Date Chamber Action
2024-01-09SenateFirst reading: referred to Committee on Agriculture
2024-01-09SenateAuthored by Senators Byrne and Doriot