1. The department shall issue and renew permits under this subsection as provided by rules adopted by the department. A permit, unless earlier revoked, is valid until the second July 1 following the issuance or renewal. The department shall establish and assess the fees for the issuance and renewal of permits annually as provided in this subsection. A permit fee for the renewal period shall be due on the date that the permit expires. Except as otherwise provided in this section, all of the following shall apply:
a. The following persons must receive a permit from and pay an accompanying permit fee to the department:
(1) A milk plant other than a receiving station which must obtain a milk plant permit and pay a permit fee not greater than two thousand dollars.
(2) A transfer station which must obtain a transfer station permit and pay a permit fee not greater than four hundred dollars.
(3) A receiving station other than a milk plant which must obtain a receiving station permit and pay a permit fee of not greater than four hundred dollars.
(4) A milk hauler which must obtain a milk hauler permit and pay a permit fee not greater than twenty dollars.
(5) A milk grader which must obtain a milk grader permit and pay a license fee not greater than twenty dollars.
b. A bulk milk tanker must operate pursuant to a bulk milk tanker permit obtained from the department. The person obtaining the permit must pay a permit fee not greater than fifty dollars.
c. The following fees, which shall be in addition to any fee required to accompany a permit as required in this section, shall be assessed:
(1) A reinspection fee that shall be paid by a person holding a permit under this subsection for which reinspection is required as a condition of retaining the permit. The amount of the reinspection fee shall not be more than forty dollars for each such reinspection.
(2) A resealing fee that shall be paid by a person holding a milk plant permit, for resealing a milk plant’s pasteurizer. The amount of the resealing fee shall not be more than one hundred dollars for each such resealing.
d. A person who renews a permit and submits any accompanying renewal fee under this subsection more than thirty days after the date that the renewal period expires shall pay a late fee. The amount of the late fee shall be equal to ten percent of the permit renewal fee. However, in no instance shall the late fee be less than twenty-five dollars.
Terms Used In Iowa Code 192.111
- Bulk milk tanker: means a mobile bulk container used to transport milk or fluid milk products from a dairy farm to a milk plant or from a milk plant to another milk plant, including an over-the-road semitanker or a tanker that is permanently mounted on a motor vehicle. See Iowa Code 192.101A
- following: when used by way of reference to a chapter or other part of a statute mean the next preceding or next following chapter or other part. See Iowa Code 4.1
- Milk grader: means a person, including dairy industry milk intake personnel, other than a milk hauler, who collects a milk sample from a bulk tank or a bulk milk tanker. See Iowa Code 192.101A
- Milk hauler: means a person who takes farm samples or transports raw milk or raw milk products to or from a milk plant, receiving station, or transfer station, including a dairy industry milk field person. See Iowa Code 192.101A
- person: means individual, corporation, limited liability company, government or governmental subdivision or agency, business trust, estate, trust, partnership or association, or any other legal entity. See Iowa Code 4.1
- state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories, and the words "United States" may include the said district and territories. See Iowa Code 4.1
2. A purchaser of milk from a grade “A” milk producer shall pay an inspection fee not greater than one point five cents per hundredweight. The fee shall be payable monthly to the department in a manner prescribed by the secretary.
3. Fees collected under this section and section 194.20 shall be deposited in the general fund of the state. All moneys deposited under this section are appropriated to the department for the costs of inspection, sampling, analysis, and other expenses necessary for the administration of this chapter and chapter 194, and shall be subject to the requirements of section 8.60.