Authors: Senator James Banks, Senator Carlin Yoder
Co-authors: Senator John Waterman, Senator Richard Young, Senator Timothy Skinner
Sponsors: Representative Edward Clere
Co-Sponsors: Representative Don Lehe, Representative David Niezgodski, Representative Greg Beumer
Advisors: Senator Brandt Hershman, Senator Timothy Skinner
Allows poultry farms to slaughter and process up to a certain number of poultry annually without inspection under federal regulations. Provides that a local unit of government may not by ordinance or resolution require licensure, certification, or inspection for food or food products of an individual vendor, farmer, or bona fide egg producer who meets certain requirements. Allows poultry that is sold on a farm to be refrigerated at the point of sale. Requires poultry that is sold at a farmer's market, through delivery, or at a roadside stand to be frozen at the point of sale. Requires poultry that is sold on a farm, through delivery or at a roadside stand to be used, sold, or frozen within seventy-two (72) hours of processing.