SENATE BILL 775 (PRESLEY – 1984)
CHAPTER 256, STATUTES OF 1984
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Various Health and Safety Code sections were added, and repealed in 1984 following legislative passage of Senate Bill 775. (See Exhibit #1l) This bill was introduced by Senator Robert Presley on March 2, 1983, at the request of the California Conference of Directors of Environmental Health. (See Exhibits #1a and #8a, page 3)
Senate Bill 775 was heard by the Senate Committee on Health and Welfare and the Senate Committee on Finance. (See Exhibits #2 and #3) On the Assembly side, the measure was before the Assembly Committee on Health and the Assembly Committee on Ways and Means. (See Exhibits #8 and #10) Ten amendments were made to Senate Bill 778 as the bill was considered by both Houses. (See Exhibits #1b through #1k, and #2) Subsequent to legislative approval, Senate Bill 775 was approved by Governor George Deukmejian and was recorded by the Secretary of State as Chapter 256 of the Statutes of 1984. (See Exhibits #1l and #2)
The Assembly Third Reading analysis of Senate Bill 775 as last amended on May 10, 1984 described this bill as follows:
This bill establishes the California uniform Food Facilities Law, which provides for uniform statewide health and sanitation standards for retail food establishments and consolidates and recodifies the California Bakery Sanitation Law, the California Restaurant Act, and the Retail Food Production and Marketing Establishment Law. . . .
(See Exhibit #12d, page 1)