(1) Sections 2-3965 to 2-3992 and the publications adopted by reference in subsections (2) and (3) of this section
shall be known and may be cited as the Nebraska Milk Act.
(2) The Legislature adopts by reference the following official documents of the National
Conference on Interstate Milk Shipments as published by the United States Department
of Health and Human Services, United States Public Health Service/Food and Drug Administration:
(a) Grade A Pasteurized Milk Ordinance, 2017 Revision, as delineated in subsection
(3) of this section;
(b) Methods of Making Sanitation Ratings of Milk Shippers, 2017 Revision;
(c) Procedures Governing the Cooperative State-Public Health Service/Food and Drug
Administration Program of the National Conference on Interstate Milk Shipments, 2017
(d) Evaluation of Milk Laboratories, 2017 Revision.
(3) All provisions of the Grade A Pasteurized Milk Ordinance, 2017 Revision, including
footnotes relating to requirements for cottage cheese, and the appendixes with which
the ordinance requires mandatory compliance are adopted with the following exceptions:
(e) Section 3 of the ordinance, Administrative Procedures, Issuance of Permits, is
adopted with the following modifications:
(i) The department may suspend a permit for a definite period of time or place the
holder of a permit on probation upon evidence of violation by the holder of any of
the provisions of the Nebraska Milk Act; and
(ii) Decisions of the department may be appealed and such appeals shall be in accordance
with the Administrative Procedure Act; and
(f) Section 1 of the ordinance, Definitions, is adopted except for paragraph DD.
(4) Copies of the Ordinance, the Appendixes, and the publications, adopted by reference,
shall be filed in the offices of the Secretary of State, Clerk of the Legislature,
and Department of Agriculture. The copies filed with the Clerk of the Legislature shall be filed electronically.
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