HB 68 (BR 249) - B. Yonts, R. Palumbo
AN ACT relating to the donation of food.
Amend KRS 217.127 to exempt the donation of apparently wholesome food by retail food establishments from regulation by the state; create a new section of KRS Chapter 217 to prohibit the regulation of the donation of apparently wholesome food by retail food establishments; and amend KRS 413.248 to provide civil and criminal immunity to retail food establishments that donate apparently wholesome food to a nonprofit organizations for distribution to the needy.
HB 68 - AMENDMENTS
HCS - Retain original provisions, except delete new language relating to civil and criminal immunity of retail food establishments that donate wholesome food to a nonprofit organization for distribution to the needy; clarify that the civil and criminal immunity of a person who donates wholesome food to a nonprofit organization for distribution to the needy includes an individual, corporation, partnership, organization, association, or retail food establishment.
HFA (1, B. Yonts) - Clarify that safe and apparently wholesome food donated by retail food establishments or any other entity regulated under KRS 217.127 shall not be subject to further inspections or regulations if the donated food has been inspected under the provisions of KRS 217.127.
SCS - Retain original provisions; amend KRS 139.480 to exempt donated food by a retail food establishment from use tax.
(Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)
Dec 7-To: Interim Joint Committee on Health and Welfare
Jan 3-introduced in House; to Health and Welfare (H)
Jan 25-posted in committee
Feb 2-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
Feb 3-2nd reading, to Rules
Feb 6-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 7, 2006
Feb 8-floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
Feb 10-3rd reading, passed 92-0 with Committee Substitute, floor amendment (1)
Feb 13-received in Senate
Feb 15-to Health and Welfare (S)
Mar 1-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
Mar 2-2nd reading, to Rules
Mar 6-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 7, 2006
Mar 7-3rd reading, passed 38-0 with Committee Substitute ; received in House; to Rules (H)
Mar 9-posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute for March 10, 2006
Mar 17-House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute ; passed 98-0
Mar 20-enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
Mar 21-enrolled, signed by President of the Senate; delivered to Governor
Mar 28-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 64)