§2721. Handlers' licenses

Link to law: http://legislature.vermont.gov/statutes/section/06/151/02721
Published: 2015

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Title

06

:
Agriculture






Chapter

151

:
SUPERVISION, INSPECTION, AND LICENSING OF DAIRY OPERATIONS






Subchapter

003
:
LICENSING AND INSPECTION










 

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2721. Handlers' licenses

(a) The

secretary may classify and issue licenses to milk handlers to carry on dairy

product handling businesses including the purchase, distribution, or sale of

milk or milk products, processing or manufacturing of milk or milk products,

including the pasteurization of frozen dessert mixes, transport of milk and

milk products, bargaining and collecting for the sale of milk and milk

products, and dealing in or brokering milk or milk products.

(b) A milk

handler shall not transact business in the state unless the milk handler

secures and holds a handler's license from the secretary. The license shall

terminate September 1 each year and shall be procured by August 15 of each

year. The secretary shall furnish all forms for applications, licenses, and

bonds. At the time the application is delivered to the secretary, the milk

handler shall pay a license application fee of $50.00 for an initial

application and a license fee based on the following table. For a renewal

application, only the fee in the table applies. Out-of-state firms are to use

the company's highest total pounds of milk or dairy products bought, sold,

packaged, assembled, transported, or processed per production day.

Pounds of milk

or dairy                                  License

handling fee products bought, sold, pack-

aged,

assembled, transported, or

processed

per production day:

500 pounds or

less                                                                  $  50.00 Over 500 but less than 1,000 pounds                                                $100.00

1,000 to 10,000 pounds per day                                           $175.00 Over 10,000 to 25,000 pounds

per day                                $275.00

Over 25,000 pounds                                                                        $350.00

Processor fee per pasteurizer                                                             $  50.00

(c) [Deleted.]  (1965, No. 175, § 17; amended 1969, No. 73, §

3, eff. April 18, 1969; 1975, No. 220 (Adj. Sess.), § 12; 1977, No. 159 (Adj.

Sess.), § 1, eff. May 28, 1978; 1987, No. 217 (Adj. Sess.), § 1; 1989, No. 257

(Adj. Sess.), § 11; 2003, No. 42, § 2, eff. May 27, 2003; 2011, No. 33, § 7;

2011, No. 39, § 1, eff. May 19, 2011.)
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