2011 Indiana Code
TITLE 15. AGRICULTURE AND ANIMALS
ARTICLE 18. DAIRY PRODUCTS
CHAPTER 3. PROHIBITION OF FEES ASSESSED BY LOCAL GOVERNMENTS ON MILK PRODUCERS

IC 15-18-3
Chapter 3. Prohibition of Fees Assessed by Local Governments on Milk Producers

IC 15-18-3-1
"Engaged in the production of milk"
Sec. 1. As used in this chapter, "engaged in the production of milk" includes every person engaged in producing milk in Indiana or to be shipped into Indiana as a:
(1) producer;
(2) producer-distributor; or
(3) producer-cooperative.
As added by P.L.2-2008, SEC.9.

IC 15-18-3-2
"Milk"
Sec. 2. As used in this chapter, "milk" means the lacteal secretion obtained by the milking of one (1) or more cows or other dairy animals, including goats, whether in the original or in any processed form, including cream, buttermilk, and skimmed milk intended for human consumption.
As added by P.L.2-2008, SEC.9.

IC 15-18-3-3
"Person"
Sec. 3. As used in this chapter, "person" means an individual, a firm, a limited liability company, a corporation, or an association.
As added by P.L.2-2008, SEC.9.

IC 15-18-3-4
"Producer"
Sec. 4. As used in this chapter, "producer" means a person who produces milk in Indiana or to be shipped into Indiana.
As added by P.L.2-2008, SEC.9.

IC 15-18-3-5
"Producer-cooperative"
Sec. 5. As used in this chapter, "producer-cooperative" includes:
(1) corporations or associations organized under IC 15-12-1; or
(2) similar corporations or associations organized under agricultural cooperative marketing acts of states adjoining Indiana and admitted to do business in Indiana.
As added by P.L.2-2008, SEC.9.

IC 15-18-3-6
"Producer-distributor"
Sec. 6. As used in this chapter, "producer-distributor" includes a person that:
(1) owns, manages, or controls a dairy herd; and
(2) sells or distributes milk from the person's own herd at

wholesale or retail.
As added by P.L.2-2008, SEC.9.

IC 15-18-3-7
Milk producers; exemption from certain local fees
Sec. 7. A unit (as defined in IC 36-1-2-23) may not assess:
(1) a permit fee;
(2) a license fee; or
(3) an inspection fee;
on a person engaged in the production of milk.
As added by P.L.2-2008, SEC.9.

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