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 Bill Status of HB1249  9th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Deborah Mell - Naomi D. Jakobsson and Kelly M. Cassidy

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

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 create rules necessary for the implementation of the Act.

DateChamber Action
  2/8/2011HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Deborah Mell
  2/8/2011HouseFirst Reading
  2/8/2011HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/14/2011HouseAssigned to Agriculture & Conservation Committee
  2/24/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson
  3/17/2011HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  11/1/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  2/27/2012HouseAssigned to Agriculture & Conservation Committee
  3/9/2012HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

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