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General Assembly

 

Raised Bill No. 311

February Session, 2016

 

LCO No. 2123

 

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Referred to Committee on GENERAL LAW

 

Introduced by:

 

(GL)

 

AN ACT CONCERNING FOOD ENRICHMENT REQUIREMENTS.

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

Section 1. Section 21a-28 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2016):

[(a)] It shall be unlawful for any person to manufacture, mix, compound, sell or offer for sale in this state for human consumption any flour, bread, rolls, corn meal, grits, rice or macaroni, unless such [flour is enriched] food products, before retail sale, [in conformance with federal standards enumerated in 21 Code of Federal Regulations Part 137, as may be amended from time to time and unless] meet the standards of identity, quality and fill of container set forth in section 21a-100. The commissioner may require such person [provides] to provide evidence of compliance as required by regulations issued by the commissioner under the provisions of chapter 54.

[(b) It shall be unlawful for any person to manufacture, mix, compound, sell or offer for sale in this state for human consumption any white bread or rolls unless such bread and rolls are enriched, before retail sale, in conformance with federal standards enumerated in 21 Code of Federal Regulations Part 136, as may be amended from time to time and unless such person provides evidence of compliance as required by regulations issued by the commissioner under the provisions of chapter 54.

(c) It shall be unlawful for any person to manufacture, mix, compound, sell or offer for sale in this state for human consumption any corn meals or corn grits unless such products are enriched, before retail sale, in conformance with federal standards enumerated in 21 Code of Federal Regulations Part 137, as may be amended from time to time and unless such person provides evidence of compliance as required by regulations issued by the commissioner under the provisions of chapter 54.

(d) It shall be unlawful for any person to manufacture, mix, compound, sell or offer for sale in this state for human consumption any rice unless such rice is enriched, before retail sale, in conformance with federal standards enumerated in 21 Code of Federal Regulations Part 137, as may be amended from time to time and unless such person provides evidence of compliance as required by regulations issued by the commissioner under the provisions of chapter 54.

(e) It shall be unlawful for any person to manufacture, mix, compound, sell or offer for sale in this state for human consumption any macaroni unless such macaroni is enriched, before retail sale, in conformance with federal standards enumerated in 21 Code of Federal Regulations Part 139, as may be amended from time to time and unless such person provides evidence of compliance as required by regulations issued by the commissioner under the provisions of chapter 54.]

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Section 1

July 1, 2016

21a-28

GL

Joint Favorable