Bill Text: TX SB2632 | 2023-2024 | 88th Legislature | Introduced

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Bill Title: Relating to required labeling of food containing mRNA vaccine material.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 10-0)

Status: (N/A - Dead) 2023-05-24 - Not again placed on intent calendar [SB2632 Detail]

Download: Texas-2023-SB2632-Introduced.html
  88R27936 SRA-D
 
  By: Hall, et al. S.B. No. 2632
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to required labeling of meat food products that contain
  mRNA vaccine material.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Subchapter D, Chapter 431, Health and Safety
  Code, is amended by adding Section 431.085 to read as follows:
         Sec. 431.085.  REQUIRED NOTICE ON MEAT FOOD PRODUCTS
  CONTAINING MRNA VACCINE MATERIAL.  (a)  In this section:
               (1)  "Livestock" and "meat food product" have the
  meanings assigned by Section 433.003.
               (2)  "mRNA vaccine material" means a substance included
  in a vaccine to stimulate the production of antibodies and provide
  immunity against disease by introducing messenger ribonucleic acid
  (mRNA) that corresponds to a viral protein. 
         (b)  A person may not sell in this state a meat food product
  derived from livestock injected with an mRNA vaccine unless the
  product's label includes a clear and conspicuous notice that the
  product contains mRNA vaccine material.
         SECTION 2.  Subchapter C, Chapter 433, Health and Safety
  Code, is amended by adding Section 433.0415 to read as follows:
         Sec. 433.0415.  LABELING OF MEAT FOOD PRODUCTS CONTAINING
  MRNA VACCINE MATERIAL. (a)  In this section, "mRNA vaccine
  material" means a substance included in a vaccine to stimulate the
  production of antibodies and provide immunity against disease by
  introducing messenger ribonucleic acid (mRNA) that corresponds to a
  viral protein. 
         (b)  A person may not sell in this state a meat food product
  derived from livestock injected with an mRNA vaccine unless the
  product's label includes a clear and conspicuous notice that the
  product contains mRNA vaccine material.
         SECTION 3.  As soon as practicable after the effective date
  of this Act, the executive commissioner of the Health and Human
  Services Commission shall adopt rules necessary to implement the
  changes in law made by this Act.
         SECTION 4.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2023.
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