05RS SB57

SB57

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SB 57 (BR 400) - T. Jensen

     AN ACT relating to eggs.
     Amend KRS 260.540 to define "egg distributor" and "withdraw from sale order"; amend KRS 260.550 to establish the conditions under which a license can be withdrawn; amend KRS 260.570 to establish meeting requirements for the Egg Marketing Board; amend KRS 260.600 to clarify parameters under which a license will be renewed; increase various egg handling fees; specify at what point fees are to be paid; amend KRS 260.640 to establish reasons to issue a withdraw from sale order; amend KRS 260.990 to set forth the penalty that will be assessed for violating a withdraw from sale order.

SB 57 - AMENDMENTS


     SCS - Retain original provisions of SB 57; amend definition of "withdraw from sale order" to permanently remove eggs from retail sale; define "stop order"; authorize inspectors of the Department of Agriculture to issue a stop order to a person selling shell eggs or egg products if the person does not have a license, has not paid fines owed to the department, or has improperly labeled the eggs; authorize inspectors from the Department of Agriculture to issue a withdraw from sale order if the eggs are above 45 degree Fahrenheit for four hours or more or are unfit for human consumption; establish penalties for a person violating a stop order and for a person violating a withdraw from sale order.

     Jan 7-introduced in Senate
     Feb 1-to Agriculture and Natural Resources (S)
     Feb 3-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 4-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, February 7, 2005
     Feb 7-3rd reading, passed 36-1 with Committee Substitute
     Feb 8-received in House
     Feb 11-to Agriculture and Small Business (H)
     Feb 15-posted in committee
     Feb 24-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 25-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 28-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 1, 2005
     Mar 1-3rd reading, passed 88-0; received in Senate; enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
     Mar 2-enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House; delivered to Governor
     Mar 11-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 40)


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