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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 360

 

January Session, 2015

 

LCO No. 2371

 

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Referred to Committee on ENVIRONMENT

 

Introduced by:

 

SEN. CHAPIN, 30th Dist.

REP. CASE, 63rd Dist.

 

AN ACT AUTHORIZING HERD SHARES WITHIN THE PRODUCTION OF MILK AND RAW MILK PRODUCTS AND THE MANUFACTURE OF CHEESE FOR PERSONAL CONSUMPTION.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That subsection (c) of section 22-129 of the general statutes be amended to create an exception to the requirement that the production of milk and raw milk, and their products, and the manufacture of cheese be only for personal or family consumption in order to authorize herd shares involving up to five cattle or fifteen goats or sheep.

Statement of Purpose:

To allow for certain herd sharing within the production of milk and raw milk and the manufacture of cheese products for personal or family consumption.