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AB-1513 Retail food facilities: playgrounds.(2011-2012)



As Amends the Law Today


SECTION 1.

 Section 114257 of the Health and Safety Code is amended to read:

114257.
 (a)  All premises of a food facility  facility, including indoor and outdoor playgrounds,  shall be kept clean clean,  fully operative, and in good repair.
(b) For purposes of subdivision (a), a playground on the premises of a food facility shall meet the same standard of cleanliness that exists for all other areas of the food facility, except food handling and preparation areas.
(c) A retail food facility with a playground shall do all of the following:
(1) Develop a plan for ensuring that indoor playground areas are kept clean and free of conditions that may be hazardous to children, including, but not limited to, cracked or broken playground structures.
(2) Display, or provide upon request, the retail food facility’s policy on playground maintenance and dates on which the playground was last inspected and cleaned.
(3) Post a sign prohibiting customers from taking food into or on, or eating food on, playground structures, including, but not limited to, climbing structures and slides, except that food may be taken to and consumed within rest or observation areas within or adjoining a playground area.
(d) For purposes of this section, “playground” has the same meaning as defined in Section 115725.
SEC. 2.
 No reimbursement is required by this act pursuant to Section 6 of Article XIII B of the California Constitution because a local agency or school district has the authority to levy service charges, fees, or assessments sufficient to pay for the program or level of service mandated by this act or because costs that may be incurred by a local agency or school district will be incurred because this act creates a new crime or infraction, eliminates a crime or infraction, or changes the penalty for a crime or infraction, within the meaning of Section 17556 of the Government Code, or changes the definition of a crime within the meaning of Section 6 of Article XIII B of the California Constitution.