HI HB1439 | 2015 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 29 2015 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2015-02-02 - Referred to HLT, CPC, FIN, referral sheet 6
Pending: House Health Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Imposes a fee on sugar-sweetened beverages. Establishes the obesity and chronic disease prevention special fund and the Hawaii interagency obesity prevention council to support obesity prevention programs. Makes an appropriation from the obesity and chronic disease prevention special fund to the department of health.

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Obesity Prevention; Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Fee; Hawaii Interagency Obesity Prevention Council; Obesity and Chronic Disease Prevention Special Fund; Appropriation



2015-02-02HouseReferred to HLT, CPC, FIN, referral sheet 6
2015-01-29HouseIntroduced and Passed First Reading

Same As/Similar To

SB1256 (Same As) 2015-02-18 - The committee on HTH deferred the measure.

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