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  • Permits sale of home-baked goods under certain circumstances.
Introduced
(1/27/2016)
In Committee
(1/27/2016)
Crossed OverPassedSignedDead/Failed/Vetoed
2016-2017 Regular Session
This bill permits the sale of home-baked bakery goods under certain circumstances. Specifically, the bill permits a person to sell these bakery goods if the consumer is notified by a clearly visible placard at the point of sale, in a manner prescribed by the Commissioner of Health, that the bakery goods were prepared in a kitchen that is not subject to regulation and inspection by the Department of Health. As used in the bill: "Bakery goods" means ready-to-eat baked food for which further cooking is not required for food safety, which is classified by regulation of the commissioner as being a not potentially hazardous food to consumers and includes, but is not limited to, bread, rolls, cakes, pies, cookies, or pastries. "Home-baked" means that the bakery good was prepared in a kitchen in a private home that is not subject to regulation and inspection by the Department of Health. "Not potentially hazardous food" means a food which does not require time or temperature control for safety to limit pathogenic microorganism growth or toxin formation. The Commissioner of Health is to adopt rules and regulations, after consultation with the Secretary of Agriculture, to effectuate the purposes of the bill.
Agriculture and Natural Resources, Combined with another Bill
Combined with A3618/4351 (ACS)  (on 12/12/2016)
 
 

Date Chamber Action Description
12/12/2016 A Combined with A3618/4351 (ACS)
12/12/2016 Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources Hearing (14:00 12/12/2016 Committee Room 15, 4th Floor)
1/27/2016 A Introduced, Referred to Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee
Date Motion Yea Nay Other
Detail 12/12/2016 Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee: Reported with Substitution 5 0 0