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Bill Exempts Milk Haulers from Travel Bans

 


A bill that would exempt milk haulers from travel bans imposed during an emergency declaration was approved by the Senate Transportation Committee April 30, according to bill sponsor Pa. Sen. Judy Ward (R-30th).

Senate Bill 588 would allow a licensed milk hauler to transport milk on highways during commercial travel bans during inclement weather. The legislation is necessary due to the highly perishable nature of raw milk, Ward said.

“There is a very limited window for milk to be transported before it perishes. When travel bans impact milk haulers, dairy farmers may be forced to dispose...



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