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2014 Regular Session



Health - General - Genetically Engineered Food - Labeling Requirements

Sponsored by:

Senator Montgomery


In the Senate - Hearing 3/11 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Requiring specified raw foods and packaged foods that are entirely or partially produced with genetic engineering to display a specified label beginning on July 1, 2015; requiring a manufacturer to include a specified label on specified foods; requiring a supplier to include a specified label on a container used for packaging, holding, or transporting specified foods; requiring a retailer to place a specified label on a shelf or bin containing specified foods; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Montgomery, Benson, Feldman, Forehand, Madaleno, Manno, Raskin, and Simonaire
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB1191
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2014
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs   View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Public Health
Business Regulation and Occupations
Narrow Subject(s):Agriculture -see also- Farmland
Attorneys' Fees
Attorney General
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Commerce and Business -see also- Dealers; Elec. Comm.; etc.
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Environmental Health -see also- Pollution
Food -see also- Kosher; Meat, Poultry, Seafood; Milk
Health -see also- Mental Health
Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of
Industry and Technology
Rules and Regulations
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October 2, 2015 9:05 A.M.