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Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment Dairy Plant Fees

Concerning fees a dairy plant is required to pay to the department of public health and environment.
2023 Regular Session
Public Health
Bill Summary

The act:

  • Removes a $50 fee for dairy plant employees who sample or test milk, cream, or any other dairy product;
  • Increases the licensing fee a dairy plant is required to pay by 30%; and
  • Creates a new fee of one cent for every 100 pounds of milk, to be paid by a dairy plant that receives 20,000 pounds or more of milk each day.

The department of public health and environment is required to cap the amount a dairy plant must pay in total for the licensing fee and volume of production fee at $150,000 in a year.

APPROVED by Governor April 25, 2023

EFFECTIVE July 1, 2023
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


Became Law


Bill Text

  • All Versions (7 )
    Date Bill Type Documents
    04/25/2023 Signed Act PDF
    04/21/2023 Final Act PDF
    04/06/2023 Rerevised PDF
    04/03/2023 Revised PDF
    03/30/2023 Reengrossed PDF
    03/29/2023 Engrossed PDF
    03/24/2023 Introduced PDF

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