Substitute House Bill No. 5610
Public Act No. 08-99
AN ACT REQUIRING LAST SALE DATES FOR RETAIL PRODUCTS.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:
Section 1. (NEW) (Effective January 1, 2009) The Commissioner of Weights and Measures shall adopt regulations, in accordance with chapter 54 of the general statutes, incorporating, by reference, the voluntary version of the Uniform Open Dating Regulation, as adopted and as amended from time to time, by the National Conference on Weights and Measures and published in the National Institute of Standards and Technology Handbook 130, or subsequent corresponding handbook of the United States Department of Commerce. Dairy foods required to be marked with a last sale date pursuant to section 22-197b of the general statutes shall be exempt from the provisions of this section.
Approved May 27, 2008