OR HB3121 | 2015 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Failed on July 6 2015 - 100% progression
Action: 2015-07-06 - In committee upon adjournment.
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Makes legislative findings and declarations regarding genetically engineered food. Requires labeling of genetically engineered raw agricultural commodities and packages of genetically engineered processed food offered or expected to be offered for retail sale within state. Declares commodity or food misbranded if not labeled as required. Authorizes person adversely affected or aggrieved by violation of labeling requirement to bring action on behalf of public interest seeking injunction against continued misbranding. Applies to raw agricultural commodities held or offered for sale on or after January 1, 2018, and processed food packaged on or after January 1, 2018. Refers Act to people for their approval or rejection at next regular general election.

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Relating to genetically engineered food; providing that this Act shall be referred to the people for their approval or rejection.



2015-07-06HouseIn committee upon adjournment.
2015-03-02HouseReferred to Rural Communities, Land Use, and Water.
2015-02-23HouseFirst reading. Referred to Speaker's desk.

Oregon State Sources

Bill Comments 750