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General Assembly

 

Committee Bill No. 6333

January Session, 2017

 

LCO No. 3363

 

*03363HB06333ENV*

Referred to Committee on ENVIRONMENT

 

Introduced by:

 

(ENV)

 

AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AS THE LEAD AGENCY FOR THE ENFORCEMENT OF THE FOOD SAFETY MODERNIZATION ACT.

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

Section 1. (NEW) (Effective from passage) The Department of Agriculture shall be the lead state agency for purposes of the implementation, administration and enforcement of the federal Food Safety Modernization Act and any rules or regulations promulgated pursuant to said act.

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

Section 1

from passage

New section

Statement of Purpose:

To designate the Department of Agriculture as the lead agency for purposes of the federal Food Safety Modernization Act.

[Proposed deletions are enclosed in brackets. Proposed additions are indicated by underline, except that when the entire text of a bill or resolution or a section of a bill or resolution is new, it is not underlined.]

Co-Sponsors:

REP. DUBITSKY, 47th Dist.; REP. ALBIS, 99th Dist.

H.B. 6333