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Title 6: Agriculture

Chapter 161: VERMONT MILK COMMISSION

Sub-Chapter 001: Vermont Milk Commission

6 V.S.A. § 2936. Reports from milk handlers; release of information by handlers



§ 2936. Reports from milk handlers; release of information by handlers

(a) In order that the commission has adequate information available to proceed under this chapter, as a condition of a handler's license, the commission may require from a handler:

(1) information on a time schedule established by the secretary from handlers showing the prices paid to purchase various forms of milk from Vermont producers, the costs of production, processing, transporting, distributing, and marketing milk, together with any other information deemed necessary and relevant by the commission; and

(2) that each milk handler licensed pursuant to section 2721 of this title execute a release with the federal market order administrator authorizing the secretary and the commission to obtain all production data which in the discretion of the secretary and commission is deemed relevant and necessary.

(b) The commission shall keep information received under this section confidential except as necessary for the adoption of rules or enforcement actions. (Added 1991, No. 17, § 7, eff. April 4, 1991; amended 2003, No. 42, § 2, eff. May 27, 2003.)