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Full Text of HB1600  97th General Assembly

HB1600ham001 97TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY

Rep. La Shawn K. Ford

Filed: 3/10/2011

 

 


 

 


 
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AMENDMENT TO HOUSE BILL 1600

2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 1600 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
 
4    "Section 1. Short title. This Act may be cited as the Trans
5Fat Restriction Act.
 
6    Section 5. Definitions.
7    For the purposes of this Act:
8    "Department" means the Department of Public Health.
9    "Food containing artificial trans fat" means a food that is
10labeled as, lists an ingredient as, or has vegetable
11shortening, margarine, or any kind of partially hydrogenated
12vegetable oil. "Food containing artificial trans fat" does not
13include a food that the nutrition facts label or other
14documentation from the manufacturer of which lists the trans
15fat content of the food as less than 0.5 grams per serving.
16    "Food facility" means an entity that prepares, packages,

 

 

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1serves, vends, or otherwise provides food for human
2consumption.
 
3    Section 10. Trans fat restriction. Beginning on January 1,
42013, no food containing artificial trans fat may be served by
5a food facility or used in the preparation of food within a
6food facility. This prohibition shall not apply to foods
7containing only naturally occurring trans fat, food sold or
8served in a manufacturer's original sealed package, or food
9repackaged from the manufacturer's original sealed package.
 
10    Section 15. Administration; enforcement. The Department of
11Public Health shall adopt rules to administer and enforce this
12Act.".