HB 1700 Health; regulations for restaurant and retail food establishments.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)
Health; regulations for restaurant and retail food establishments. Provides that the provisions of the Administrative Process Act do not apply to the adoption of the federal Food and Drug Administration Food Code by the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and the Department of Health. Under the bill the provisions of the Administrative Process Act pertaining to publication and notice of proposed regulations are applicable to any adoption of the Food Code. Further, the Departments of Agriculture and Consumer Services and Health are required to publish, prior to adopting the Food code, a notice of opportunity for public comment containing certain specified information and to hold at least one public hearing prior to the adoption of the Food Code. The bill also provides that the provisions of the Food and Drug Administration's Food Code shall not apply to farmers selling their own farm-produced products directly to consumers for their personal use, whether such sales occur on such farmer's farm or at a farmers' market, unless such provisions are adopted in accordance with all requirements of the Administrative Process Act.

Full text:
01/08/03  House: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 01/03/03 032863844  pdf
01/23/03  House: Printed as engrossed 032863844-E  pdf
02/06/03  Senate: Committee substitute printed 032142540-S1  pdf
02/26/03  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1700ER)  pdf
03/27/03  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0695)  pdf

Amendments:
House amendments

Status:
01/08/03  House: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 01/03/03 032863844
01/08/03  House: Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/09/03  House: Assigned to General Laws sub-committee: 2
01/21/03  House: Reported from General Laws with amds (15-Y 7-N)
01/22/03  House: Read first time
01/23/03  House: Read second time
01/23/03  House: Committee amendments agreed to
01/23/03  House: Engrossed by House as amended (59-Y 36-N)
01/23/03  House: VOTE: ENGROSSMENT (59-Y 36-N)
01/23/03  House: Printed as engrossed 032863844-E
01/24/03  House: Read third time and passed House (60-Y 36-N)
01/24/03  House: VOTE: PASSAGE (60-Y 36-N)
01/24/03  House: Communicated to Senate
01/27/03  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
01/27/03  Senate: Referred to Committee on General Laws
02/05/03  Senate: Reported from General Laws with sub (11-Y 3-N)
02/06/03  Senate: Committee substitute printed 032142540-S1
02/07/03  Senate: Const. reading disp., passed by for the day (39-Y 0-N)
02/07/03  Senate: VOTE: CONST. RDG. DISPENSED R (39-Y 0-N)
02/10/03  Senate: Read third time
02/10/03  Senate: Reading of substitute waived
02/10/03  Senate: Committee substitute agreed to 032142540-S1
02/10/03  Senate: Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute 032142540-S1
02/10/03  Senate: Passed Senate with substitute (32-Y 8-N)
02/10/03  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE (32-Y 8-N)
02/11/03  House: Placed on Calendar
02/12/03  House: Senate substitute agreed to by House (74-Y 25-N)
02/12/03  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (74-Y 25-N)
02/26/03  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1700ER)
03/05/03  House: Enrolled
03/05/03  House: Signed by Speaker
03/06/03  Senate: Signed by President
03/19/03  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 695 (effective 7/1/03)
03/27/03  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0695)