AN ACT FURTHER REGULATING THE CHARITABLE DONATION OF FOOD.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. Section 328 of chapter 94 of
the General Laws, as appearing in the 1986 Official Edition, is hereby
amended by inserting after the word "served", in line 16, the
words:- ; provided, however, that no fee shall be charged for any such
permit issued to such corporation.
SECTION 2. Said section 328 of said chapter 94, as so
appearing, is hereby further amended by adding the following paragraph:-
The preparation of food in private homes for donation to a nonprofit
corporation for distribution or serving by such corporation without charge or
at a charge sufficient to cover the cost of handling such food shall not be
subject to licensure or regulation. The department of public health shall
provide advisory guidelines and interpretations for the safe and sanitary
preparation of such food.