2009 Regular Session


File Code: Public Health
Sponsored By:
Delegates Jennings, Boteler, Dwyer, Ivey, Kipke, and Shank
Health General - Milk Products - Direct-to-Consumer Sale of Raw Milk


Creating an exception to the prohibition against the sale of raw milk; authorizing the sale of raw milk from a milk producer directly to the consumer in accordance with specified requirements; restricting the authorization to sell raw milk directly to the consumer to raw milk producers; requiring a milk producer that sells raw milk directly to the consumer to register with the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and the Department of Agriculture; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Health and Government Operations
Hearing 3/17 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate J. B. Jennings, District 7
Delegate Joseph C. Boteler, III, District 8
Delegate Don H. Dwyer, Jr., District 31
Delegate Jolene Ivey, District 47
Delegate Nicholaus R. Kipke, District 31
Delegate Christopher B. Shank, District 2B

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Agriculture, Department of
Agriculture -see also- Farmland
Animals -see also- Birds; Turtles
Beverage Containers
Commerce and Business -see also- Dealers; Elec. Comm.; etc
Consumer Protection -see also- Unfair Trade Practices
Contracts -see also- Land Installment Contracts; Procurement
Diseases -see also- AIDS; Rabies
Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Health -see also- Mental Health
Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of
Inspections -see also- Motor Vehicle Inspection
Milk Products
Pest Control
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Registration -see also- Motor Vehicle Registration
Rules and Regulations

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Health - General
( 21-403 , 21-434 , 21-501 , 21-502 , 21-503 , 21-504 , 21-505 , 21-506 , 21-507 , 21-508 , 21-509 , 21-510 , 21-511 , 21-512 , 21-513 , 21-514 , 21-515 , 21-516 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered