GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA
Feb 23, 2021
SESSION 2021 HOUSE PRINCIPAL CLERK
HOUSE BILL DRH10041-TQ-8
Short Title: Steve Troxler Agriculture Sciences Center. (Public)
Sponsors: Representatives Dixon, Brisson, Bell, and Elmore (Primary Sponsors).
1 A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
2 AN ACT TO DEDICATE THE AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES CENTER OF THE
3 DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND CONSUMER SERVICES AS THE STEVE
4 TROXLER AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES CENTER.
5 Whereas, the functions and duties of the North Carolina Department of Agriculture
6 and Consumer Services touch the lives of every North Carolinian every day; and
7 Whereas, the new Agricultural Sciences Center is a cutting-edge laboratory facility
8 that spans 225,000 square feet and will perform critical tests for the Department's Food and Drug
9 Protection, Standards, Structural Pest Control and Pesticides, and Veterinary Divisions; and
10 Whereas, the Agricultural Sciences Center will dramatically help to improve the
11 quality of life for all the citizens of North Carolina, our nation, and those living in other nations;
13 Whereas, the General Assembly wishes to express its recognition and appreciation of
14 the faithful and dedicated service of Steve Troxler as the North Carolina Commissioner of
15 Agriculture and his leadership in promoting and constructing this magnificent new facility; Now,
17 The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
18 SECTION 1. The Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services shall dedicate
19 and rename the Agricultural Sciences Center located at the intersection of Reedy Creek Road and
20 Edwards Mill Road in Raleigh, North Carolina, the "Steve Troxler Agricultural Sciences Center."
21 SECTION 2. This act is effective when it becomes law.