91st General Assembly
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MEAT-POULTRY INSPECT ACT-LIC                                               

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends  the  Meat  and  Poultry  Inspection  Act.   Deletes   all      
   definitions  in  the  Act  and  replaces  them  with  new definitions.      
   Provides that failure to meet  conditions  to  retain  a  license  may      
   result  in denial of a renewal of the license.  Provides a $50 penalty      
   for late filing of a license renewal application.  Repeals  provisions      
   concerning   nonresident   applicants   for a license  and  provisions      
   concerning municipal inspection.  Provides that a Type I establishment      
   shall develop certain  sanitation  procedures  and  conduct  a  hazard      
   analysis and develop and validate a HACCP plan before being granted or      
   renewing  official  inspection.   Requires that a Type I establishment      
   must get Department approval before it may handle wild game.   Deletes      
   provisions  concerning  administration of the Act.  Deletes provisions      
   requiring a person employed by an establishment to adhere  to  certain      
   cleanliness standards.  Removes provisions providing that only persons      
   specifically designated by the operator of an establishment may handle      
   meat  or  poultry  products.   Raises the penalty for slaughtering for      
   human food condemned animals or poultry from a Class A misdemeanor  to      
   a  Class  4  felony.  Provides that all Type I licensed establishments      
   shall be  conducted  under  inspections  and  during  approved  hours.      
   Removes  the  prohibition  against  failure  to  disclose  a specified      
   definition of the yield grade when a yield  grade  is  advertised  and      
   against failure to furnish a buyer with a complete and accurate signed      
   statement  at  the  time  of  delivery  showing the net weight of meat      
   delivered to the buyer.  Deletes provisions concerning reports by  the      
   Director to the State's Attorney.  Makes other changes.                     
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                
          Deletes reference to:                                                
          225 ILCS 650/7 rep.                                                  
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          225 ILCS 650/7                  from Ch. 56 1/2, par. 307            
        Restores current law concerning the administration  of  the  Meat      
   and  Poultry  Inspection Act.  Requires the Director of Agriculture to      
   increase the number  of  inspectors  and  veterinarians  the  Director      
   employs  for  the  purposes of this Act by 10% per year for the next 5      
   years, subject to available appropriations.                                 
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 2.                                                
        Further amends  the  Meat  and  Poultry  Inspection  Act.   Makes      
   technical corrections.                                                      
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 91-0170

   Last action date: 99-07-16

           Location: Senate

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   2


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