2014 Kentucky Revised Statutes
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260.825 Enforcement of KRS 260.775 to 260.845 -- Authority to promulgate
The director shall enforce, administer, and implement the provisions of KRS
260.775 to 260.845 through the promulgation of administrative regulations in
accordance with KRS Chapter 13A.
For the purpose of the enforcement of KRS 260.775 to 260.845, the director is
authorized during normal business hours to enter any public or private
premises, including any vehicle of transport, for the purpose of obtaining
samples, gaining access to milk, milk samples, and records pertaining to milk
handling, milk weights, milk test results, and milk payments. The director may:
(a) Collect samples obtained by sampler-weighers or testers for inspection
(b) Inspect equipment and other devices used in testing or sampling and
weighing milk to determine the accuracy of this equipment and devices.
Accuracy may be determined by requiring sampler-weighers and testers
to operate equipment and devices to determine the accuracy of
equipment, devices, and procedures;
(c) Condemn inaccurate or improperly operating equipment; and
(d) Examine and copy records and take testimony for the purpose of
ascertaining facts necessary to administer KRS 260.775 to 260.845.
At the request of producers, processors, handlers, sampler-weighers, or
testers, the director may test for milk components or other tests of milk quality.
The director shall employ qualified persons to assist in the enforcement of KRS
260.775 to 260.845.
The director shall establish and maintain milk-testing facilities to determine if
milk has been sampled, weighed, and tested correctly. The testing facility
established shall be officially named the "Division of Regulatory Services Dairy
Laboratory." The director shall, with approval of the board of trustees of the
University of Kentucky, fix the salaries of the analysts, inspectors, and
The director shall cooperate with other federal, state, and local enforcement
Effective:January 1, 2001
History: Amended 2000 Ky. Acts ch. 229, sec. 19, effective January 1, 2001. -Amended 1980 Ky. Acts ch. 217, sec. 12, effective July 15, 1980. -- Created
1960 Ky. Acts ch. 120, sec. 11, effective June 16, 1960.
CHAPTER 260 - MARKETING OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS
260.825 Enforcement of KRS 260.775 to 260.845 -- Authority to promulgate administrative regulations.
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