BILL NUMBER: AB 1709	INTRODUCED
	BILL TEXT


INTRODUCED BY   Assembly Member Conway

                        FEBRUARY 2, 2010

   An act to amend Section 9211 of the Food and Agricultural Code,
relating to biologics.


	LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


   AB 1709, as introduced, Conway. Biologics.
   Existing law prohibits a person from engaging in the production of
biologics except in an establishment licensed by the United States
Department of Agriculture or the Secretary of Food and Agriculture or
in an establishment producing biologics only for use by the owner or
operator for animals owned by him or her.
   This bill would make technical, nonsubstantive changes to those
provisions.
   Vote: majority. Appropriation: no. Fiscal committee: no.
State-mandated local program: no.


THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  SECTION 1.  Section 9211 of the Food and Agricultural Code is
amended to read:
   9211.  No person shall engage in the production of biologics
except in any of the following:
   (a) In an establishment licensed by the United States Department
of Agriculture.
   (b) In an establishment producing biologics only for use by the
owner or operator of that establishment for animals owned by him or
her. Biologics produced in such an establishment shall be registered
by the  director   secretary  under this
chapter.
   (c) In an establishment licensed by the  director
  secretary  .