Occupational Board Reform Act

General Information

Committee of Jurisdiction:Agriculture
Occupation Regulated:Milk Cooperative Field Representative
Occupational Board:N/A
Contact:Teresa Curry, Dan Kahler, and Randy Chloupek
Purpose:Field representative means an individual qualified and trained in the sanitary methods of production and handling of milk as set forth in the Nebraska Milk Act and who is generally employed by a processing or manufacturing milk plant or cooperative for the purpose of quality control work.
Regulated Professionals:2
Year Created:§81-263.115, Laws 1969, chapter 5, §29, p. 86
Year Active:1970
Sunset Date:none


Statutory Authorization:Currently, Neb. Rev. Stat. §2-3971
Parent Agency:Nebraska Department of Agriculture


Number of Members:
Who Appoints:
Legislative Approval:
Qualifications of Members:
Per Diem:
Expense Reimbursement:
Term Length:
Terms Rotate or Expire at Once:


Required FY 2020-2019:0
Held FY 2020-2019:0
Required FY 2019-2018:0
Held FY 2019-2018:0
Required FY 2018-2017:0
Held FY 2018-2017:0
Required FY 2017-2016:0
Held FY 2017-2016:0
Required FY 2016-2015:0
Held FY 2016-2015:0


Support Staff:One
Shared or Separate:Shared
FY 2020-2019 Budget:0
FY 2019-2018 Budget:0
FY 2018-2017 Budget:0
FY 2017-2016 Budget:0
FY 2016-2015 Budget:0
Other Funding Sources:N/A
Spending Authority:NDA, Program 57


Government Certificates Issued:1
Issued Certificate Descriptions:This number represents the number of NEW licenses issued during the five year period. One new license was issued in FY 2016/17.
Government Certificates Revoked:0
Revoked Certificate Descriptions:N/A
Government Certificates Denied:0
Denied Certificate Descriptions:N/A
Government Certificates Penalties Against:0
Penalty Certificate Descriptions:N/A
Explanation of Effectiveness:https://nebraskalegislature.gov/pdf/SurveyDocs/explanation1599240284.pdf
Potential HarmThe field representative is responsible for quality control and procurement of raw milk for processing as well as performing sampling duties when authorized by NDA. The public health and product safety is dependent upon a quality milk supply.
Regulation Comparison:https://nebraskalegislature.gov/pdf/SurveyDocs/comparison1599240284.pdf
Subject to Regulations of Act(LB407):No
Survey Submitted: September 4, 2020 12:24 PM