California Legislature—2015–16 Regular Session

Assembly BillNo. 1826

Introduced by Assembly Member Mark Stone

February 8, 2016

An act to amend Section 46000 of the Food and Agricultural Code, relating to organic foods.


AB 1826, as introduced, Mark Stone. Organic food products.

Existing law requires the Secretary of Food and Agriculture and county agricultural commissioners, under the direction of the secretary, to enforce regulations adopted by the federal National Organic Program (NOP) and the California Organic Products Act of 2003 applicable to any person selling products as organic.

This bill would make nonsubstantive changes in that provision.

Vote: majority. Appropriation: no. Fiscal committee: no. State-mandated local program: no.

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:

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Section 46000 of the Food and Agricultural Code
2 is amended to read:



(a) This chapter shall be known, and may be cited as,
4the California Organic Products Act of 2003.

5(b) The secretary and county agricultural commissionersbegin insert,end insert under
6the supervision and direction of the secretarybegin insert,end insert shall enforce
7regulations adopted by the National Organic Program (NOP)
8(Section 6517 of the federal Organic Foods Production Act of 1990
9(7 U.S.C. Sec. 6501 et seq.)), and Article 7 (commencing with
P2    1Section 110810) of Chapter 5 of Part 5 of Division 104 of the
2Health and Safety Code and this act applicable to any person selling
3products as organic.