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HF 2918

as introduced - 86th Legislature (2009 - 2010) Posted on 02/11/2010 11:42am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to food safety; authorizing certain beverage production in basements;
directing the commissioner of agriculture to amend Minnesota Rules.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1. new text beginLAWFUL TO PRODUCE BEVERAGES IN BASEMENTS OR
OTHER SUBGRADE AREAS, USE BUILDINGS FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
new text end

new text begin For the purposes of inspection, licensing, permitting, and registration by the
commissioner of agriculture under Minnesota Rules, parts 1550.1650 to 1550.1870, it is
lawful to locate in a basement or other subgrade area an installation to manufacture, mix,
or compound flavored beverage base or syrup; bottle or treat water; package carbonated or
noncarbonated beverages; or bottle beer or other malt beverages. Buildings or portions
thereof within the scope of Minnesota Rules, parts 1550.1710 to 1550.1870, may also be
used for other purposes.
new text end

Sec. 2. new text beginRULE AMENDMENT.
new text end

new text begin The commissioner of agriculture must amend Minnesota Rules, parts 1550.1650
and 1550.1720, and any other rules necessary to conform to section 1. The commissioner
may use the good cause exemption, under authority of Minnesota Statutes, section 14.388,
subdivision 1, clause (3), to amend rules accordingly.
new text end

Sec. 3. new text beginEFFECTIVE DATE.
new text end

new text begin Sections 1 and 2 are effective the day following final enactment.
new text end