SENATE BILL 51
56th legislature - STATE OF NEW MEXICO - second session, 2024
Cliff R. Pirtle
RELATING TO FOOD; AUTHORIZING THE CREATION OF A STATE MEAT INSPECTION PROGRAM TO ENSURE THE SAFETY AND QUALITY OF MEAT FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION; DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF NEW MEXICO:
SECTION 1. A new section of Chapter 25 NMSA 1978 is enacted to read:
"[NEW MATERIAL] STATE MEAT INSPECTION PROGRAM.--The board of regents of New Mexico state university, through the New Mexico livestock board, shall develop and administer a state meat inspection program with all necessary rules for ensuring that food safety meets or exceeds the standards and requirements for a state meat inspection program under the Federal Meat Inspection Act."
SECTION 2. EMERGENCY.--It is necessary for the public peace, health and safety that this act take effect immediately.
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