SSHB 16: "An Act relating to shared animal ownership; and relating to the sharing and sale of raw milk and raw milk products."
00 SPONSOR SUBSTITUTE FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 16 01 "An Act relating to shared animal ownership; and relating to the sharing and sale of 02 raw milk and raw milk products." 03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 04 * Section 1. AS 17.20 is amended by adding a new section to read: 05 Sec. 17.20.015. Shared ownership of milk-producing animals; raw milk. 06 (a) An individual who has an ownership interest in a milk-producing animal may pay 07 or reimburse another individual owner of the animal the costs incurred to 08 (1) board, milk, and care for the animal; and 09 (2) share raw milk and raw milk products produced from the milk with 10 other owners of the animal. 11 (b) A part owner of a shared milk-producing animal may share raw milk or a 12 raw milk product produced from the milk of the animal only 13 (1) with another owner of the animal; 14 (2) if the raw milk or raw milk product is produced exclusively by the
01 owners of the animal; and 02 (3) if the raw milk or raw milk product is provided directly from one 03 owner to another owner. 04 (c) A person may not sell raw milk or a raw milk product. 05 (d) The department may not restrict or impose a requirement on the sharing or 06 transfer of raw milk or a raw milk product between the owners of a milk-producing 07 animal that is in addition to the provisions of this section. 08 (e) In this section, 09 (1) "raw milk" means milk that is not pasteurized; 10 (2) "raw milk product" means raw milk or a product or byproduct of 11 raw milk.