LD 229 (subjects: MILK , PRODUCTS )
Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=229&PID=1456&snum=127
Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text | Patterns of Support
- Rep. Denise Harlow of Portland: (D – District 36) — e-mail
Rep. Michael McClellan of Raymond: (R – District 66) — e-mail | Twitter | Facebook
Rep. Timothy Theriault of China: (R – District 79) — e-mail | Twitter | Facebook
Rep. Craig Hickman of Winthrop: (D – District 81) — e-mail | Twitter | Facebook
Rep. Paul Stearns of Guilford: (R – District 119) — e-mail
Sen. David Woodsome of York: (R – District 33) — e-mail | Facebook
|2/3/2015||House||Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry suggested and ordered printed.
The Bill was REFERRED to the Committee on AGRICULTURE, CONSERVATION AND FORESTRY.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
|2/3/2015||Senate||On motion by Senator MASON of Androscoggin REFERRED to the Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry, in concurrence.|
|4/1/2015||Senate||Pursuant to Joint Rule 310.3 Placed in Legislative Files (DEAD)|
An Act To Exempt Small Raw Milk Producers from Licensing Requirements
Sec. 1. 7 MRSA 2900, sub- 16-A is enacted to read:
Sec. 2. 7 MRSA 2901-C, sub- 1, as enacted by PL 1999, c. 679, Pt. A, 5, is amended to read:
Sec. 3. 7 MRSA 2908-A, sub- 1, as amended by PL 2005, c. 270, 7, is further amended to read:
Sec. 4. 7 MRSA 2910-C is enacted to read:
2910-C. Sales of raw milk
This bill exempts the sale of raw milk and raw milk products from licensing under the following circumstances:
1. The sale is by a milk distributor who daily produces for sale less than 20 gallons of raw milk or daily processes less than 20 gallons of raw milk into various dairy products and sells the milk and milk products directly to the consumer from the milk distributor’s own farm or farm stand or at a farmers’ market within the State;
2. The raw milk and raw milk products are clearly labeled with the name, address and phone number of the milk distributor’s farm, the name of the product and the following statement: “This product is made with raw milk and is exempt from State of Maine licensing”; and
3. At the point of sale a sign is placed that contains the name, address and phone number of the milk distributor’s farm and the following statement: “Products from this farm made from raw milk are exempt from State of Maine licensing.”
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This information about LD 229 was last updated on 2016-05-12.
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