Reduce Regulations for Small Nonalcoholic Beverage Producers
|Sponsor:||Senator Ben Chipman, Senate 27 - Cumberland County|
|Bill #:||LD 1409|
UPDATE: This bill has been passed as emergency legislation. It takes effect immediately.
UPDATE: The amended bill has been passed by both the House and Senate with an emergency enactment clause.
This bill allows small nonalcoholic beverage producers that manufacture or bottle no more than 50,000 gallons of beverages a year to clean and sanitize reusable beverage containers by washing by hand and bottle and carbonate the containers by hand as long as all other cleaning and sanitizing requirements are met.