Bill Status of HB5025 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: FARMERS' MARKET RETAIL PERMIT
Rep. Thomas M. Bennett
| 2/18/2022||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Food Handling Regulation Enforcement Act. In provisions regarding farmers' markets, removes language regarding administrative rules. Provides that a farmer who engages in the retail sale of potentially hazardous foods prepackaged in a licensed or permitted processing facility may be required to obtain a Farmers' Market Retail Permit from each unit of local government in which a sale takes place. Contains specified requirements that may apply to the permit. Provides that a Farmers' Market Retail Permit shall be valid for one year and that the fee for obtaining a Farmers' Market Retail Permit shall not exceed $50. Exempts farmers who sell eggs directly to a customer at a farmers' market from regulation of the sale by the farmer's local health department if the farmer has an Egg License issued by the Department of Agriculture. Removes language listing produce and food products coming within the scope of the provisions. Makes other changes.