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
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 91-0170
Last action date: 99-07-16
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 2
END OF INQUIRY
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