OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

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HB-6333

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

AMENDMENT

LCO No.: 8559

File Copy No.: 44

House Calendar No.: 62


OFA Fiscal Note

State Impact: See Below

Municipal Impact: None

Explanation

The amendment strikes the underlying bill and its associated fiscal impact.

It allows the Department of Agriculture (DoAG) to enforce various federal agricultural standards.

DoAG has been awarded a five year grant in the amount of $3.6 million from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the implementation of certain aspects of the federal Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).

The preceding Fiscal Impact statement is prepared for the benefit of the members of the General Assembly, solely for the purposes of information, summarization and explanation and does not represent the intent of the General Assembly or either chamber thereof for any purpose. In general, fiscal impacts are based upon a variety of informational sources, including the analyst's professional knowledge. Whenever applicable, agency data is consulted as part of the analysis, however final products do not necessarily reflect an assessment from any specific department.