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65-778. License requirement for certain persons engaged in milk, cream or dairy business; fees. (a) Any person who engages in business as a dairy manufacturing plant shall first apply for and obtain a dairy manufacturing plant license from the secretary and shall pay a license fee of $120, or commencing July 1, 2002, and ending June 30, 2018, a license fee of $200.

(b) Any person who engages in business as a distributor of milk, milk products or dairy products shall first apply for and obtain a milk distributor license from the secretary and shall pay a license fee of $120, or commencing July 1, 2002, and ending June 30, 2018, a license fee of $200. No milk distributor license shall be required for a licensed dairy manufacturing plant which distributes only those products which it manufactures.

(c) Any person who engages in business as a milk hauler shall first apply for and obtain a milk hauler license from the secretary and shall pay a license fee of $25 or commencing July 1, 2002, and ending June 30, 2018, a license fee of $35. As part of the application, the secretary may require the applicant to be tested regarding proper procedures for sampling, testing and weighing milk or cream and state laws and rules and regulations.

(d) Any person who operates a milk or cream transfer station or milk or cream receiving station shall first apply for and obtain a milk or cream station license from the secretary and shall pay a license fee of $50, or commencing July 1, 2002, and ending June 30, 2018, a license fee of $100.

(e) Any person who engages in business as a manufacturer of single service dairy containers or manufacturer of single service dairy container closures shall first apply for and obtain a single service manufacturing license from the secretary and shall pay a license fee of $50, or commencing July 1, 2002, and ending June 30, 2018, a license fee of $100.

(f) Any person who operates a milk tank truck cleaning facility shall first apply for and obtain a milk tank truck cleaning facility license from the secretary and shall pay a license fee of $100.

(g) Any license issued under this section shall be renewed annually.

(h) The dairy manufacturing plant license, milk distributor license, milk tank truck cleaning facility license, milk or cream station license and single service manufacturing license shall expire on December 31 of the year for which it was issued unless suspended or revoked by the secretary pursuant to this act. The milk hauler license shall expire on June 30 following the date of issuance unless suspended or revoked by the secretary pursuant to this act.

(i) No license issued under this section shall be transferable. No license shall be renewed if any assessments or fees required under this act are delinquent.

(j) Each applicant for a license or for the renewal of such license shall submit an application on a form supplied by the secretary accompanied by the license fee. All licenses shall be conspicuously displayed in the applicant's place of business.

(k) The secretary is authorized and directed to reduce any license fee in subsections (a) through (f) whenever the secretary determines that such fee is yielding more than is necessary for administering the provisions of this act. The secretary is authorized to increase any license fee in subsections (a) through (f), when such license fee is necessary to produce sufficient revenues for administering the provisions of this act. License fees in subsections (a) through (f) shall not be increased in excess of the amounts provided in this section.

History: L. 2001, ch. 32, § 8; L. 2002, ch. 181, § 17; L. 2004, ch. 85, § 14; L. 2009, ch. 128, § 32; L. 2010, ch. 72, § 18; L. 2014, ch. 133, § 7; July 1.



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