Colorado Capitol Watch

Login

Welcome Visitor

 
Forgot password?
----------
Subscribe for Current Session

My CCW Tools

Look Up Bills

Look Up Legislators

border
border
Legislative Year: 2021 Change
  •  
  •  
hdr_right_bottom

Bill Detail: SB21-079

Return to list of bills

emailSend an email to your legislator

Title Deregulate Meat Sales Direct To Consumers
Status Governor Signed (04/29/2021)
Bill Subjects
  • Agriculture
  • Business & Economic Development
House Sponsors D. Valdez (D)
R. Pelton (R)
Senate Sponsors J. Sonnenberg (R)
House Committee Agriculture, Livestock, and Water
Senate Committee Health and Human Services
Date Introduced 02/16/2021
Summary

Section 1 of the bill allows a person to sell, without licensure,
regulation, or inspection by a public health agency, poultry meat, rabbit
meat, or fish meat if the animal was raised by the seller and to sell shares
in the meat of an animal, which includes cattle, calves, sheep, poultry,
hogs, rabbits, and fish, for future delivery if:

  • The person displays, at the point of sale, a conspicuous
disclaimer, or gives the purchaser a document with a
disclaimer, that:
  • The seller is not licensed and the animals or meat
are not subject to state regulation or inspection by a
public health agency; and
  • The animals or meat are not intended for resale; and
  • The animals or meat are delivered directly from the seller
to an informed end consumer, are sold only in Colorado,
and the sale does not involve interstate commerce.
The purchaser is prohibited from reselling the animal or meat. The
bill clarifies that the seller is not liable in a civil action for damages
caused by inadequately cooking or improperly preparing the animal or
meat for consumption.
Section 2 limits the number of brand inspections for an animal
share sale to a single inspection before slaughter. Each purchaser must be
listed on the inspection certificate. The state board of stock inspection
commissioners will promulgate rules establishing procedures for a single
inspection.

Committee Reports
with Amendments
Full Text
Full Text of Bill (pdf) (most recent)
Fiscal Notes Fiscal Notes (08/17/2021) (most recent)  
Additional Bill Documents Bill Documents
Including:
  • Past bill versions
  • Past fiscal notes
  • Committee activity and documents
  • Bill History
 
Lobbyists Lobbyists
Audio [This feature is available by subscription.]  
Votes House and Senate Votes
Vote Totals Vote Totals by Party
 
border   border
 
Copyright © 2008-2020 State Capitol Watch