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SB 558: Genetically Engineered Food


Genetically Engineered Food; Providing a list of raw agricultural commodities found by the Legislature to be cultivated commercially in genetically engineered form; requiring manufacturer, processor, packer, distributor, and retail food store labeling practices for genetically engineered foods by a specified date; exempting specified foods, commodities, ingredients, and other substances from the labeling requirements, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2014
Last Action: 5/2/2014 Senate - Died in Agriculture
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Agriculture (AG)
  2. Commerce and Tourism (CM)
  3. Regulated Industries (RI)
  4. Community Affairs (CA)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/20/2013 Senate • Filed
1/10/2014 Senate • Referred to Agriculture; Commerce and Tourism; Regulated Industries; Community Affairs -SJ 46
2/3/2014 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Agriculture, 02/10/14, 4:00 pm, 301 Senate Office Building --Meeting cancelled
3/4/2014 Senate • Introduced -SJ 46
5/2/2014 Senate • Died in Agriculture