2003 -- H 5083 SUBSTITUTE A
RELATING TO FOOD AND DRUGS - FRUITS AND VEGETABLES GENERALLY
Introduced By: Representatives Shanley, D Caprio, Enos, Kennedy, and Scott
Date Introduced: January 16, 2003
It is enacted by the General Assembly as follows:
SECTION 1. Chapter 21-20 of the General Laws entitled "Fruits and Vegetables
Generally" is hereby amended by adding thereto the following section:
21-20-7. Exemptions. – When products are grown or produced on a Rhode Island farm
and sold or offered for sale at the farm, roadside stands, farmers markets or pick-your-own
operations located in Rhode Island, the products may be sold or offered for sale by weight, dry
measure or count, as long as they are clearly marked as to the method of sale being used.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon passage.