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Full Text of SB1228  99th General Assembly


Sen. Ira I. Silverstein

Filed: 3/18/2015





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 1228 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The Grade A Pasteurized Milk and Milk Products
5Act is amended by changing Section 3 as follows:
6    (410 ILCS 635/3)  (from Ch. 56 1/2, par. 2203)
7    Sec. 3. Definitions.
8    (a) As used in this Act "Grade A" means that milk and milk
9products are produced and processed in accordance with the
10current Grade A Pasteurized Milk Ordinance as adopted by the
11National Conference on Interstate Milk Shipments and the United
12States Public Health Service - Food and Drug Administration and
13all other applicable federal regulations. The term Grade A is
14applicable to "dairy farm", "milk hauler-sampler", "milk
15plant", "milk product", "receiving station", "transfer
16station", "milk tank truck", and "certified pasteurizer



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1sealer" whenever used in this Act.
2    (b) Unless the context clearly indicates otherwise, terms
3have the meaning ascribed as follows:
4        (1) (Blank).
5        (2) "Milk" means the milk of cows, goats, sheep, water
6    buffalo, or other hooved mammals and includes skim milk and
7    cream.
8        (3) (Blank).
9        (4) (Blank).
10        (5) "Receiving station" means any place, premise, or
11    establishment where raw milk is received, collected,
12    handled, stored or cooled and prepared for further
13    transporting.
14        (6) "Transfer station" means any place, premise, or
15    establishment where milk or milk products are transferred
16    directly from one milk tank truck to another.
17        (7) "Department" means the Illinois Department of
18    Public Health.
19        (8) "Director" means the Director of the Illinois
20    Department of Public Health.
21        (9) "Embargo or hold for investigation" means a
22    detention or seizure designed to deny the use of milk or
23    milk products which may be unwholesome or to prohibit the
24    use of equipment which may result in contaminated or
25    unwholesome milk or dairy products.
26        (10) "Imminent hazard to the public health" means any



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1    hazard to the public health when the evidence is sufficient
2    to show that a product or practice, posing or contributing
3    to a significant threat of danger to health, creates or may
4    create a public health situation (1) that should be
5    corrected immediately to prevent injury and (2) that should
6    not be permitted to continue while a hearing or other
7    formal proceeding is being held.
8        (11) "Person" means any individual, group of
9    individuals, association, trust, partnership, corporation,
10    person doing business under an assumed name, the State of
11    Illinois, or any political subdivision or department
12    thereof, or any other entity.
13        (12) "Enforcing agency" means the Illinois Department
14    of Public Health or a unit of local government electing to
15    administer and enforce this Act as provided for in this
16    Act.
17        (13) "Permit" means a document awarded to a person for
18    compliance with the provisions of and under conditions set
19    forth in this Act.
20        (14) (Blank).
21        (15) (Blank).
22        (16) (Blank).
23        (17) "Certified pasteurizer sealer" means a person who
24    has satisfactorily completed a course of instruction and
25    has demonstrated the ability to satisfactorily conduct all
26    pasteurization control tests, as required by rules adopted



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1    by the Department.
2(Source: P.A. 97-135, eff. 7-14-11; 98-958, eff. 1-1-15.)".