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AB-466 Interstate shipments: market milk: 6 percent milk: Office of Farm to Fork: report.(2019-2020)



As Amends the Law Today
As Amends the Law on Nov 18, 2019


SECTION 1.

 Section 6404 of the Food and Agricultural Code is amended to read:

6404.
 The secretary may enter into agreements with the regulatory officials of other states or the United States Department of Agriculture to provide for the application of various pest risk mitigation measures to the shipments of plants or bee colonies at the place of origin. Shipments entering the state in compliance with these agreements may be released upon arrival at ports of entry or terminals in this state without being held and inspected for compliance with standards and quarantine requirements.

SEC. 2.

 Section 35784 of the Food and Agricultural Code is amended to read:

35784.
 Market milk, except as provided in Section 35784.2, at the time of delivery to the consumer, shall contain not less than 3.5 percent of milk fat and not less than 8.7 percent of solids not fat. The minimum percentages of milk fats and solids not fat required by this section may vary by an amount no greater than 0.1 of 1 percent, if the total combined percentages of milk fat and solids not fat, at the time of delivery to the consumer, equals or exceeds 12.2 percent.

SEC. 3.

 Section 35784.2 is added to the Food and Agricultural Code, to read:

35784.2.
 (a) (1) Notwithstanding any other law, 6 percent milk is a standard of identity and shall contain not less than 6 percent of milk fat and not less than 8.7 percent of solids not fat at the time of delivery to the consumer.
(2) The minimum percentages of milk fat and solids not fat prescribed by this section may vary by an amount no greater than 0.1 of 1 percent, if the total combined percentages of milk fat and solids not fat equals or exceeds 14.7 percent at the time of delivery to the consumer.
(b) The secretary may establish milk standards for 6 percent milk sold in the state.
(c) Six percent milk shall meet all of the following:
(1) All the standards and requirements for market milk as specified in this division, except as provided for in subdivision (a).
(2) The applicable labeling requirements required pursuant to Title 21 of the Code of Federal Regulations. The name used on the label shall be “6 percent milk” or “6% milk.”

SEC. 4.

 Section 49003 of the Food and Agricultural Code is amended to read:

49003.
 (a) In any fiscal year in which funds are received into or expended from the Farm to Fork Account, the department, no later than December 31 following the close of the fiscal year, shall submit to the Legislature an overview of the account’s income and expenditures.
(b) A report to be submitted pursuant to this section shall be submitted in compliance with Section 9795 of the Government Code.
(c) Pursuant to Section 10231.5 of the Government Code, this section is repealed on January 1, 2025.
SEC. 5.
 No reimbursement is required by this act pursuant to Section 6 of Article XIII B of the California Constitution because the only 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.