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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 365         FILED ON: 1/10/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1913

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
              Court assembled:

              The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act relative to food establishments.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera

10th Hampden


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 365        FILED ON: 1/10/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1913

By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1913) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera for legislation to require food establishments to post their most current sanitation inspection rating in a conspicuous location.  Public Health. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 2893 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act relative to food establishments.
 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

              Section 30 of chapter 111 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding, at the end, the following paragraph:-

              “All food establishments shall post their most current rating in a conspicuous location clearly visible to the public near the current permit and it must remain posted until the next scheduled inspection.  If the owner or food operator appeals the rating and requests a re-inspection, the rating does not have to be posted until the requested re-inspection is completed.  Food establishment ratings shall be published in a form available to the majority of citizens, including, but not limited to, newspapers and on-line.”

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