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Introduced House Bill (H)

DIGEST

Statewide mobile food unit license. Defines "mobile food unit" as a food truck or another mobile unit from which food ready for immediate consumption is provided to the public. Requires the state department of health (state department) to establish: (1) a statewide mobile food unit license (license); (2) standards for the licensure and inspection of a mobile food unit by a local health department; and (3) standards for the operation of a mobile food unit. Requires the state department to establish license fees and inspection fees. Requires a local health department to: (1) receive applications for a license; (2) collect Statewide mobile food unit license. Defines "mobile food unit" as a food truck or another mobile unit from which food ready for immediate consumption is provided to the public. Requires the state department of health (state department) to establish: (1) a statewide mobile food unit license (license); (2) standards for the licensure and inspection of a mobile food unit by a local health department; and (3) standards for the operation of a mobile food unit. Requires the state department to establish license fees and inspection fees. Requires a local health department to: (1) receive applications for a license; (2) collect license and inspection fees; (3) issue a license; and (4) conduct semiannual inspections of a mobile food unit. Provides that an owner or operator of a mobile food unit issued a license is not required to obtain a county or local license permit or required to pay a county or local inspection fee or license or permit fee. Requires the state department to adopt rules to implement these provisions. ... View more