HB2676

Authorizes the Department of Agriculture to assess civil penalties for violations of provisions regarding the sale of eggs

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Bill Text from March 1, 2018 - Introduced

SECOND REGULAR SESSION

HOUSE BILL NO. 2676

99TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY

6751H.01I

D. ADAM CRUMBLISS, Chief Clerk

INTRODUCED BY REPRESENTATIVE HOUGHTON.

AN ACT

To repeal section 196.354, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to the

sale of eggs, with penalty provisions.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the state of Missouri, as follows:

Section A. Section 196.354, RSMo, is repealed and one new section enacted in lieu thereof, to be known as section 196.354, to read as follows:

196.354. 1. The duty of enforcing sections 196.311 to 196.361 is vested in the director who shall adopt and promulgate such rules and regulations as are necessary to secure the enforcement of and carry out the provisions of sections 196.311 to 196.361. No rule or portion of a rule promulgated under the authority of this section shall become effective unless it has been promulgated pursuant to the provisions of section 536.024. 2. In addition to the penalties and remedies provided in sections 196.311 to 196.361, if the director determines, after inquiry and opportunity for a hearing, that any individual is in violation of any provision of sections 196.311 to 196.361 or any regulation issued thereunder, the director shall have the authority to assess a civil penalty of not more than five hundred dollars for each violation and not more than five hundred dollars for each day such violation continues. Any individual aggrieved by any act of the director under this subsection may appeal according to the provisions of chapter 621.

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EXPLANATION — Matter enclosed in bold-faced brackets [thus] in the above bill is not enacted and is intended to be omitted from the law. Matter in bold-face type in the above bill is proposed language.