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Bill Detail: HB19-1014

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Title Retail Food Establishments Inspection And Suspension
Status Governor Signed (02/28/2019)
Bill Subjects
  • Business & Economic Development
House Sponsors J. Singer (D)
S. Bird (D)
Senate Sponsors J. Ginal (D)
House Committee Business Affairs and Labor
Senate Committee Business, Labor and Technology
Date Introduced 01/04/2019

With respect to retail food establishment inspections, the bill:
  • Clarifies the situations that can create an imminent health

  • Repeals language that separated violations found during
inspections into critical and noncritical violations;
  • Clarifies that it is unlawful to continue to operate a retail
food establishment that has had its license or certificate of
license suspended;
  • Aligns the requirements for the communication of
inspection results with the determination of whether
violations are sufficient to require a reinspection;
  • Removes the minimum amount for a civil penalty and
establishes the maximum amount as $1,000;
  • Provides that a retail food establishment that is found to be
in violation during 4 out of 5 inspections during a
12-month period is subject to a civil penalty not to exceed
$1,000 and license suspension; and
  • Adds unpaid license fees to the list of items on which a
retail food establishment can spend an assessed penalty.

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