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Food and Agricultural Code - FAC

DIVISION 9. ANIMALS GENERALLY [16301 - 19503]

  ( Division 9 enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15. )

PART 3. SLAUGHTERED ANIMALS [18201 - 19503]

  ( Part 3 enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15. )

CHAPTER 4.1. California Meat and Poultry Supplemental Inspection Act [18940 - 19040]

  ( Chapter 4.1 added by Stats. 1982, Ch. 1128, Sec. 1. )

ARTICLE 5. Livestock Meat Inspector and Processing Inspector Licenses—General Provisions [18980 - 18983]
  ( Heading of Article 5 amended by Stats. 1998, Ch. 680, Sec. 9.5. )

18980.
  

(a) The application fee for a livestock meat inspector’s license or a processing inspector’s license is one hundred dollars ($100). If an applicant for a license does not take the examination within one year after the date of the receipt of the application by the secretary, the application expires. Reexamination requires the payment of an additional application fee.

(b) Each license shall expire on the last day of the calendar year for which it is issued. The fee shall not be prorated.

(c) This section shall remain in effect only until January 1, 2022, and as of that date is repealed, unless a later enacted statute, that is enacted before January 1, 2022, deletes or extends that date.

(Amended by Stats. 2016, Ch. 247, Sec. 1. (AB 2716) Effective January 1, 2017. Repealed as of January 1, 2022, by its own provisions.)

18981.
  

(a) Application for renewal of a license accompanied by a fee of one hundred dollars ($100) shall be made on or before its expiration. Applicants for renewal of a license who have not paid the renewal fee by the expiration date of the license shall be assessed a twenty-five dollar ($25) penalty. Failure to pay the renewal fee plus the penalty within 90 days of expiration shall cause a revocation of a license.

(b) This section shall remain in effect only until January 1, 2022, and as of that date is repealed, unless a later enacted statute, that is enacted before January 1, 2022, deletes or extends that date.

(Amended by Stats. 2016, Ch. 247, Sec. 2. (AB 2716) Effective January 1, 2017. Repealed as of January 1, 2022, by its own provisions.)

18982.
  

The department shall conduct periodic training for licensed livestock meat inspectors and licensed processing inspectors to maintain and increase their competence in the performance of their official duties.

(Amended by Stats. 1998, Ch. 680, Sec. 11. Effective January 1, 1999.)

18983.
  

Licensed livestock meat inspectors and licensed processing inspectors shall participate in annual training meetings sponsored by the department to maintain and increase their competence in the performance of their official duties. Failure to participate may be a cause to revoke their license.

(Amended by Stats. 1998, Ch. 680, Sec. 12. Effective January 1, 1999.)

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