2019 Regular Session
|At the request of:|
|Bill Title:||Relating to the egg industry.|
Amends standards regulating egg production and sale of eggs and egg products.
Exempts owners and operators of commercial farm having annual egg production from flock of 3,000 or fewer egg-laying hens. Exempts eggs produced at commercial farm by flock of 3,000 or fewer egg-laying hens. Amends definitions. Prohibits transactions involving eggs or egg products not produced in accordance with standards. Creates exceptions to egg-laying hen confinement prohibition. Makes imposition of civil penalty for egg law violations mandatory. Requires inspection of farms engaged in commercial production of eggs. Becomes operative January 1, 2024. Makes amendments to egg-laying hen housing standards operative January 1, 2024. Makes sunset two years earlier for provision establishing percentage goal regarding confinement conditions for egg-laying hens. Makes legislative findings.
|Chapter Number:||Chapter 686|
|Fiscal Impact:||Has Minimal Fiscal Impact|
|Revenue Impact:||No Revenue Impact|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|
|Current Location:||Chapter Number Assigned|
|Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanations:||Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanation Documents|