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AB-463 Food and agriculture: fruits, nuts, and vegetables: inspections.(2011-2012)

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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2011–2012 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill
No. 463


Introduced  by  Assembly Member Garrick

February 15, 2011


An act to amend Section 42653 of the Food and Agricultural Code, relating to agriculture.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 463, as introduced, Garrick. Food and agriculture: fruits, nuts, and vegetables: inspections.
Existing law provides for the inspection and certification of fruits, nuts, and vegetables sold in California. The Department of Food and Agriculture may enforce and make inspections of grade, standard of quality, and other provisions of any fruit, nut, or vegetable marketing program, as specified.
This bill would make a technical, nonsubstantive change to these provisions.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 Section 42653 of the Food and Agricultural Code is amended to read:

42653.
 The director secretary, through the chief of the branch of the department which that has jurisdiction over the enforcement of this division, or any deputy, inspector, or agent of the department, may enforce and make inspections of grade, standard of quality, and other provisions of any fruit, nut, or vegetable marketing program which is adopted under the authority of the United States or of this state.