MD SB778 | 2014 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 7-1)
Status: Introduced on January 31 2014 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2014-03-11 - Hearing 3/11 at 1:00 p.m.
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

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.

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Title

Health - General - Genetically Engineered Food - Labeling Requirements

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History

DateChamberAction
2014-03-11SenateHearing 3/11 at 1:00 p.m.
2014-02-10SenateReassigned to Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2014-02-10SenateHearing cancelled
2014-03-05SenateHearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m.
2014-01-31SenateFirst Reading Finance

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