917.032 Subcommittees.

The milk sanitation board shall create three standing subcommittees and may create other subcommittees consisting of board members or nonmembers to review and consider any issue relevant to this chapter and to report findings and make recommendations to the board. Each of the three standing subcommittees shall consist of eight members. One standing subcommittee shall represent grade A milk production and processing, one shall represent manufacture milk production and manufacturing, and one shall represent frozen dessert manufacturing.

The director of agriculture shall appoint members of the three standing subcommittees after consulting with statewide trade organizations representing grade A milk producers and processors, manufacture milk producers and manufacturers, and frozen dessert manufacturers, respectively. The director shall appoint at least one member of the milk sanitation board to serve on each standing subcommittee, and the director or the director's authorized representative shall appoint at least one member of the milk sanitation board to serve on each other subcommittee. The director shall appoint all other members of standing subcommittees, and the director or the director's authorized representative shall appoint all other members of the other subcommittees. The director shall determine the length of the term of office of each member of a standing subcommittee or other subcommittee and may remove a member for misfeasance, malfeasance, or nonfeasance.

A standing subcommittee or any other subcommittee may do all of the following:

(A) Advise and consult with the milk sanitation board in the administration and enforcement of this chapter and rules adopted under it;

(B) Make recommendations to the milk sanitation board regarding proposed rules;

(C) Approve or disapprove agreements between the director and any private or public entity desiring to perform or performing any of the inspections or analyses required under this chapter and rules adopted under it.

Effective Date: 10-21-1997

Related Legislative Provision: See 129th General AssemblyFile No.39, SB 171, §4