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AB-1461 Food facility employee: food handler cards.(2017-2018)

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 Chapter 11.2 (commencing with Section 114364) is added to Part 7 of Division 104 of the Health and Safety Code, to read:

CHAPTER  11.2. Food Facility Employee
 (a) An employee of a food facility, as defined in Section 113789, and that is also a business organized for profit that offers meal subscription plans, who is a food handler, as defined in Section 113790, and who also works in whole or in part with unpackaged food, shall obtain a food handler card in accordance with Section 113948.
(b) Nothing in this section shall be construed to require an employee of or an independent contractor who provides services to an online website or mobile application or service that is not a food facility and that enables individuals to place food delivery orders from food facilities, including, but not limited to, retail restaurants or grocery stores, to obtain a food handler card pursuant to subdivision (a).
(c) Nothing in this section shall change the classification of an independent contractor.
(d) For purposes of this section, “meal subscription plan” means a subscription-based meal delivery service that provides customers with original recipes and preportioned ingredients needed to prepare those recipes at home.
SEC. 2.
 No reimbursement is required by this act pursuant to Section 6 of Article XIII B of the California Constitution for certain costs that may be incurred by a local agency or school district because, in that regard, 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.
However, if the Commission on State Mandates determines that this act contains other costs mandated by the state, reimbursement to local agencies and school districts for those costs shall be made pursuant to Part 7 (commencing with Section 17500) of Division 4 of Title 2 of the Government Code.