Florida Senate - 2017                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 1136
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Comm: RCS            .                                
                  03/22/2017           .                                

       The Committee on Agriculture (Lee) recommended the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete everything after the enacting clause
    4  and insert:
    5         Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subsection (1) and subsection
    6  (2) of section 500.80, Florida Statutes, are amended to read:
    7         500.80 Cottage food operations.—
    8         (1)(a) A cottage food operation must comply with the
    9  applicable requirements of this chapter but is exempt from the
   10  permitting requirements of s. 500.12 if the cottage food
   11  operation complies with this section and has annual gross sales
   12  of cottage food products that do not exceed $50,000 $15,000.
   13         (2) A cottage food operation may sell, offer for sale, and
   14  accept payment for cottage food products over the Internet, but
   15  such products must be delivered in person directly to the
   16  consumer or to a specific event venue. A cottage food operation
   17  may not sell, or offer for sale, or deliver cottage food
   18  products over the Internet, by mail order, or at wholesale.
   19         Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2017.
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   22  And the title is amended as follows:
   23         Delete everything before the enacting clause
   24  and insert:
   25                        A bill to be entitled                      
   26         An act relating to cottage food operations; amending
   27         s. 500.80, F.S.; increasing the annual gross sales
   28         limitation for exempting cottage food operations from
   29         certain food and building permitting requirements;
   30         authorizing cottage food products to be advertised,
   31         sold, and paid for over the Internet; requiring such
   32         products to be delivered in person directly to the
   33         consumer or to a specific event venue; providing an
   34         effective date.