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Sunset Custom Meat Processing

Concerning the continuation of the regulation of custom meat processors, and, in connection therewith, implementing the recommendations of the 2017 sunset report of the department of regulatory agencies.
2018 Regular Session
Bill Summary

Custom processing of meat animals - continuation under sunset law - authorized sale of poultry. The act implements the recommendations of the department of regulatory agencies in its sunset review and report on the "Custom Processing of Meat Animals Act" (meat animals act) by:

  • Extending the meat animals act for 5 years; and
  • Authorizing custom meat processors licensed under the meat animals act to sell poultry to retail food establishments.
    (Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


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Bill Text

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details