SB 258

Sponsor
Session
Regular Session 2018
Title
Food service establishments, grease traps required to be secured and locked, civil fines
Description

Relating to commercial food service establishments; to require commercial food service establishments that utilize grease traps to provide locking manhole covers or otherwise secure the covers against unauthorized access; and to provide penalties.

Subjects
Restaurants
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Relating to commercial food service establishments; to require commercial food service establishments that utilize grease traps to provide locking manhole covers or otherwise secure the covers against unauthorized access; and to provide penalties.

Section 1

(a) This act shall apply to commercial food service establishments that utilize grease traps. (b)(1) Grease traps with manholes shall be of gas-tight construction and shall be designed to withstand expected loads and prevent access by children. The manhole cover shall be secured by a bolt or locking mechanism or shall have sufficient weight to prevent unauthorized access. (2) A commercial food service establishment shall insure that a grease trap manhole is secured and locked at all times. (c) The Department of Public Health shall adopt rules for the implementation and administration of this act. (d) All food service establishments utilizing grease traps must comply with subsection (b) no later than six months after the effective date of this act. Failure to comply with the requirements of subsection (b) shall result in the assessment of a five hundred dollar ($500) civil penalty to be assessed by the Alabama Department of Public Health. Every day that the violation is not corrected shall result in an additional civil penalty. All moneys received from civil penalties under this act shall be deposited in the State Treasury to the credit of the Alabama Department of Public Health to be used for the administration and enforcement of this act.

Section 2

This act shall become effective on the first day of the third month following its passage and approval by the Governor, or its otherwise becoming law.

No articles found.
Action Date Chamber Action
March 13, 2018SForwarded to Governor at 3:23 p.m. on March 13, 2018
March 13, 2018SAssigned Act No. 2018-268.
March 13, 2018HSignature Requested
March 8, 2018HConcurred in Second House Amendment
March 13, 2018SEnrolled
March 8, 2018SWhatley motion to Concur In and Adopt adopted Roll Call 756
March 8, 2018SConcurrence Requested
March 6, 2018HMotion to Read a Third Time and Pass adopted Roll Call 626
March 6, 2018HMotion to Adopt adopted Roll Call 625
March 6, 2018HMotion to Adopt adopted Roll Call 624
March 6, 2018HHealth Amendment Offered
March 6, 2018HHealth first Substitute Offered
March 6, 2018HThird Reading Passed
February 22, 2018HRead for the second time and placed on the calendar with 1 substitute and 1 amendment
February 13, 2018HRead for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Health
February 13, 2018SEngrossed
February 13, 2018SMotion to Read a Third Time and Pass adopted Roll Call 397
February 13, 2018SWhatley motion to Adopt adopted Roll Call 396
February 13, 2018SWhatley Amendment Offered
February 13, 2018SMotion to Adopt adopted Roll Call 395
February 13, 2018SHealth Amendment Offered
February 13, 2018SThird Reading Passed
February 8, 2018SRead for the second time and placed on the calendar 1 amendment
January 30, 2018SRead for the first time and referred to the Senate committee on Health and Human Services
2018-03-08
Chamber: Senate
Result: Passed
2018-03-06
Chamber: House
Result: Passed
2018-03-06
Chamber: House
Result: Passed
2018-03-06
Chamber: House
Result: Passed
2018-03-06
Chamber: House
Result: Passed
2018-02-13
Chamber: Senate
Result: Passed
2018-02-13
Chamber: Senate
Result: Passed
2018-02-13
Chamber: Senate
Result: Passed