Packaged ice; person who establishes ice plant or offers to sell ice needs a license. (HB2048)

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Packaged ice; fees; penalty.  Requires any person who establishes, operates, or maintains a packaged ice plant or who sells or offers to sell packaged ice for human consumption to obtain an annual license from the Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services. The measure establishes requirements applicable to the operation of packaged ice plants and ice vending machines. The Department may assess a civil penalty of not more than $5,000 for any violation of a provision of this chapter. The measure provides that the failure to obtain a required license constitutes a Class 3 misdemeanor. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/11/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11100779D
01/11/2011Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/19/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB2048)
01/25/2011Assigned ACNRsub: #1 Agriculture
01/31/2011Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/08/2011Left in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources