SENATE BILL No. 328
DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Citations Affected: IC 16-42-5-24.5.
Synopsis: Grading system for use in food establishment inspections.
Requires the state department of health (state department) to establish
a statewide grading system to be used by local health departments in
the inspection of food establishments. Requires the state department to
report to the health finance commission on the state department's
progress in establishing and implementing the statewide grading
Effective: July 1, 2008.
January 10, 2008, read first time and referred to Committee on Health and Provider
Second Regular Session 115th General Assembly (2008)
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SENATE BILL No. 328
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:
SOURCE: IC 16-42-5-24.5; (08)IN0328.1.1. -->
SECTION 1. IC 16-42-5-24.5 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA
CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS
[EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2008]: Sec. 24.5. The state department shall
adopt rules under IC 4-22-2 to establish and implement a statewide
grading system to be used by a local health department in the
inspection of a food establishment. The grading system must reflect
whether critical violations were found at the food establishment
and whether the violations were corrected by the food
SOURCE: ; (08)IN0328.1.2. -->
SECTION 2. [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2008] (a) As used in this
SECTION, "commission" refers to the health finance commission
established by IC 2-5-23-3.
(b) Not later than September 1, 2008, the state department of
health shall report to the commission on the state department's
progress in establishing and implementing a statewide grading
system for the inspection of food establishments, as required by
IC 16-42-5-24.5, as added by this act.
(c) This SECTION expires December 31, 2008.