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FORMERLY HOUSE BILL NO. 188

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 31, TITLE 3, DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO MILK, CREAM AND OTHER MILK PRODUCTS CONCERNING METHOD OF SAMPLING AND TESTING.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware:

Section 1. Amend Title 3, Delaware Code, Chapter 31, Section 3115 by adding thereto a new paragraph to read as follows:

The Secretary of the Department of Agriculture may, by written permission, grant any person or milk plant or agent thereof engaged in the business of buying milk on the basis of percentage of butterfat contained therein the right to use a fresh sample method as approved by the Secretary.

Section 2. Amend Title 3, Delaware Code, Chapter 31, Section 3117 by adding thereto a new paragraph to read as follows:

Only procedures approved by the Association of Official Analytical Chemists or American Public Health Association and adopted or prescribed by the Delaware State Department of Agriculture may be used. The Babcock Test or the Automated Light Scattering Method for determining fat content of raw unhomogenized milk are hereby adopted as procedures for the determination of the fat content of milk as a basis of payment to producers.