General Assembly: 84 (2011 Regular GA) - Chapter 16 - Regulation of egg handlers


Published: 2011-03-30

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CHAPTER 16 REGULATION OF EGG HANDLERS

H.F. 453

AN ACT relating to the regulation of egg production, and including effective date provisions.

Be It Enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Iowa:

Section 1. Section 10A.104, subsection 12, Code 2011, is amended to read as follows: 12. Administer inspections and licensing of hotels, and home food establishments, and egg

handlers.

Sec. 2. Section 196.1, subsection 3, Code 2011, is amended to read as follows: 3. “Department” means the department of inspections and appeals, as established in

section 10A.102 agriculture and land stewardship.

Sec. 3. ADMINISTRATIVE RULES — TRANSITION PROVISIONS. 1. a. Any rule, regulation, form, order, or directive promulgated by the department of

inspections and appeals as required to administer and enforce the provisions of chapter 196 shall continue in full force and effect until amended, repealed, or supplemented by affirmative action of the department of agriculture and land stewardship. b. Any license issued by the department of inspections and appeals under chapter 196, and

in effect on the effective date of this Act, shall continue in full force and effect until expiration or renewal. 2. An administrative hearing or court proceeding arising out of an enforcement action

under chapter 196 pending on the effective date of this Act shall not be affected due to this Act. Any cause of action or statute of limitation relating to an action taken by the department of inspections and appeals shall not be affected as a result of this Act and such cause or statute of limitation shall apply to the department of agriculture and land stewardship. 3. Any personnel in the state merit system of employment who are mandatorily transferred

due to the effect of this Act shall be so transferred without any loss in salary, benefits, or accrued years of service. 4. Any replacement of signs, logos, stationery, insignia, uniforms, and related items that is

made due to the effect of this Act shall be done as part of the normal replacement cycle for such items.

Sec. 4. INTERAGENCY COOPERATION. The department of inspections and appeals shall assist the department of agriculture and land stewardship in implementing this Act by providing for an effective transition of powers and duties from one agency to another under chapter 196 and related administrative rules. To the extent requested by the department of agriculture and land stewardship, such assistance shall include but is not limited to assisting in providing inspections and cooperating with federal agencies such as the United States food and drug administration and the United States department of agriculture.

Sec. 5. EFFECTIVE DATES. 1. Except as provided in subsection 2, this Act takes effect July 1, 2012. 2. The section of this Act that provides for interagency cooperation, being deemed of

immediate importance, takes effect upon enactment.

Approved March 30, 2011

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