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 Bill Status of SB0627  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  GENETICALLY ENGINEERED FOOD

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Ira I. Silverstein

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/25/2017SenateReferred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Genetically Engineered Food Right To Know Act. Provides that all foods containing genetically engineered material or produced with genetically engineered material must be clearly marked with a label placed in a conspicuous place that indicates that the food contains genetically engineered material or was produced with a genetically engineered material. Provides the specific language to be included on the label. Provides that the Department of Public Health may adopt rules necessary for the implementation of the Act.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/25/2017SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  1/25/2017SenateFirst Reading
  1/25/2017SenateReferred to Assignments

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